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Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $29,500,000Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 24th, 1983 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 101 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Dead Zone
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Keywords: Segments, In a Plane, Scary Kids, Bigotry, Posthumous Release
Source:Based on TV
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Warner Bros.
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,785 $445,369 Aug 5, 1983 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,814 $786,000 Jul 29, 1983 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,912 $1,328,513 Jul 22, 1983 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,101 $2,054,736 Jul 15, 1983 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,301 $2,957,273 Jul 8, 1983 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,910 $5,829,772 Jul 1, 1983 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,460 $6,614,366 Jun 24, 1983 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,259 1,275 Jun 24, 1983 3

Cast

Dan Aykroyd    Passenger/Ambulance Driver (Prologue/Segment #4)
Albert Brooks    Prologue Car Driver
Scatman Crothers    Mr. Bloom (Segment #2)
John Lithgow    John Valentine (Segment #4)
Vic Morrow    Bill Connor (Segment #1)
Kathleen Quinlan    Helen Foley(School Teacher)(Segment#3)
Doug McGrath    Seg. 1--Larry
Charles Hallahan    Seg. 1--Ray
Remus Peets    Seg. 1--German Officer
Kai Wulff    Seg. 1--German Officer
Sue Dugan    Seg. 1--Waitress
Debby Porter    Seg. 1--Waitress
Steven Williams    Seg. 1--Bar Patron
Annette Claudier    Seg. 1--French Mother
Joseph Hieu    Seg. 1--Vietnamese
Albert Leong    Seg. 1--Vietnamese
Stephen Bishop    Seg. 1--Charming G.I.
Thomas Byrd    Seg. 1--G.I.
Vincent J. Isaac    Seg. 1--G.I.
William B. Taylor    Seg. 1--G.I.
Domingo Ambriz    Seg. 1--G.I.
Eddy Donno    Seg. 1--KKK
Michael Milgrom    Seg. 1--KKK
John Larroquette    Seg. 1--KKK
Norbert Weisser    Seg. 1--Soldier
Bill Quinn    Seg. 2--Mr. Conroy
Martin Garner    Seg. 2--Mr. Weinstein
Selma Diamond    Seg. 2--Mrs. Weinstein
Helen Shaw    Seg. 2--Mrs. Dempsey
Murray Matheson    Seg. 2--Mr. Agee
Peter Brocco    Seg. 2--Mr. Mute
Priscilla Pointer    Seg. 2--Miss Cox
Scott Nemes    Seg. 2--Young Mr. Weinstein
Tanya Fenmore    Seg. 2--Young Mrs. Weinstein
Evan Richards    Seg. 2--Young Mr. Agee
Laura Mooney    Seg. 2--Young Mrs. Dempsey
Christopher Eisenmann    Seg. 2--Young Mr. Mute
Richard Swingler    Seg. 2--Mr. Grey Panther
Alan Haufrect    Seg. 2--Mr. Conroy's Son
Cheryl Socher    Seg. 2--Mr. Conroy's Daughter-In-Law
Elsa Raven    Seg. 2--Nurse
Jeremy Licht    Seg. 3--Anthony
Kevin McCarthy    Seg. 3--Uncle Walt
Patricia Barry    Seg. 3--Mother
William Schallert    Seg. 3--Father
Nancy Cartwright    Seg. 3--Ethel
Dick Miller    Seg. 3--Walter Paisley
Cherie Currie    Seg. 3--Sara
Bill Mumy    Seg. 3--Tim
Jeffery G. Bannister    Seg. 3--Charlie
Abbe Lane    Seg. 4--Stewardess
Donna Dixon    Seg. 4--Jr. Stewardess
John Dennis Johnston    Seg. 4--Co-Pilot
Larry Cedar    Seg. 4--Creature
Charles Knapp    Seg. 4--Sky Marshal
Christina Nigra    Seg. 4--Little Girl
Lonna Schwab    Seg. 4--Mother
Margaret Wheeler    Seg. 4--Old Woman
Eduard France    Seg. 4--Old Man
Margaret Fitzgerald    Seg. 4--Young Girl
Jeffrey Weissman    Seg. 4--Young Man
Jeffrey Lampert    Seg. 4--Mechanic
Frank Toth    Seg. 4--Mechanic
Carol Serling    Seg. 4--Passenger
Byron McFarland    Seg. 4--Pilot Announcement

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
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Screenwriter    Richard Matheson
Screenwriter    George Clayton Johnson
Screenwriter    Josh Rogan
Written By    John Landis
Story Creator    George Clayton Johnson
Executive Producer    Frank Marshall
Composer    Jerry Goldsmith
Producer    Steven Spielberg
Producer    John Landis
Associate Producer    George Folsey, Jr.
Associate Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Associate Producer    Michael Finnell
Associate Producer    Jon Davison
Assistant Director    Pat Kehoe
Assistant Director    Elie Cohn
Production Manager    Dennis E. Jones
Production Manager    Dan Allingham
Production Designer    James D. Bissell
Art Director    James H. Spencer
Art Director    Richard Sawyer
Set Decorator    Jackie Carr
Set Decorator    Barbara Paula Krieger
Director of Photography    Stevan Larner
Director of Photography    Allen Daviau
Director of Photography    John Hora
Costume Designer    Deborah Nadoolman
Editor    Malcolm Campbell
Editor    Michael Kahn
Editor    Tina Hirsch
Editor    Howard Smith
Sound Mixer    William B. Kaplan
Sound Mixer    Thomas Causey
Re-recording Mixer    Bill Varney
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Maslow
Re-recording Mixer    Gregg Landaker
Supervising Sound Editor    David Lewis Yewdall
Sound Effects Editor    Warren Hamilton, Jr.
Sound Effects Editor    David Stone
Sound Effects Editor    Duane Hartzell
Dialogue Editor    Ken Sweet
Music Editor    Kenneth Hall
Make up    John M. Elliott
Make up    Robert Westmoreland
Make-up and Hair Designer    Melanie E. Levitt
Hairstylist    Virginia Kearns
Hairstylist    Ellen Powell
Hairstylist    Cheri Ruff
Special Make-up Effects    Rob Bottin
Special Make-up Effects    Craig Reardon
special makeup effects artist (segment "4")    Michael McCracken
Music Director    Joseph Williams
Music Director    Paul Gordon
Casting Director    Mike Fenton
Casting Director    Jane Feinberg
Casting Director    Marci Liroff
Stunt Coordinator    Bill Couch
Stunt Coordinator    Gary McLarty

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/06/24 4 $6,614,366   1,275 $5,188   $6,614,366 3
1983/07/01 4 $5,829,772 -12% 1,288 $4,526   $16,197,870 10
1983/07/08 7 $2,957,273 -49% 1,209 $2,446   $20,936,485 17
1983/07/15 10 $2,054,736 -31% 957 $2,147   $24,548,903 24
1983/07/22 12 $1,328,513 -35% 756 $1,757   $27,012,861 31
1983/07/29 16 $786,000 -41% 582 $1,351   $28,486,539 38
1983/08/05 18 $445,369 -43% 425 $1,048   $29,450,919 45

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/06/24 4 $10,368,098   1,275 $8,132   $10,368,098 7
1983/07/01 4 $7,611,114 -27% 1,288 $5,909   $17,979,212 14
1983/07/08 7 $4,514,955 -41% 1,209 $3,734   $22,494,167 21
1983/07/15 10 $3,190,181 -29% 957 $3,334   $25,684,348 28
1983/07/22 12 $2,016,191 -37% 756 $2,667   $27,700,539 35
1983/07/29 16 $1,305,011 -35% 582 $2,242   $29,005,550 42