Movies Released in 1982

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January, 1982

January 1 Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann   $6,000,000  
 
January 15 The Boogens Horror   $4,000,000  
Jaws of Satan   $0  
 
January 22 The Seduction Thriller/Suspense   $4,888,270  
Shoot the Moon Drama   $8,100,000  
A Stranger is Watching   $481,088  
Vice Squad Action   $5,568,880  
 
January 29 The Border Drama $13,500,000 $6,118,683  
Venom Horror   $4,117,958  

February, 1982

February 5 Night Crossing Drama   $4,500,000  
Personal Best Drama   $2,119,003  
 
February 10 Das Boot Drama $12,000,000 $11,487,676  
 
February 12 The Amateur Thriller/Suspense   $2,358,271  
The Beast Within Horror   $4,000,000  
Cannery Row Comedy   $2,638,311  
La Guerre du feu Adventure $12,500,000 $20,959,585  
Love and Money   $0  
Making Love Drama   $11,897,978  
Missing Thriller/Suspense   $16,000,000  
One From the Heart Drama   $1,000,000  
 
February 19 Death Wish II Action   $16,100,000  
Three Brothers   $0  

March, 1982

March 5 Evil Under the Sun Thriller/Suspense   $4,659,287  
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can   $0  
Weavers: Wasn't That a Time Documentary   $0  
 
March 12 Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip Concert/Performance   $34,970,309  
 
March 19 Deathtrap Comedy   $19,282,000  
Porky's Comedy $4,000,000 $109,492,484  
Victor/Victoria Musical   $22,524,614  
 
March 22 Mephisto   $0  
 
March 26 The Beach Girls Comedy   $20,418,789  
Diva Thriller/Suspense   $2,678,103  
I Ought to be in Pictures Comedy   $6,968,359  

April, 1982

April 2 Cat People Drama $12,500,000 $7,000,000  
Diner Comedy $5,000,000 $12,592,907  
A Little Sex Romantic Comedy   $2,370,376  
Penitentiary II Drama   $662,896  
Silent Rage Action   $10,490,791  
Some Kind of Hero Comedy   $20,400,486  
 
April 16 Wrong is Right Comedy   $3,600,000  
 
April 23 If You Could See What I Hear Drama   $8,693,512  
National Lampoon's Movie Madness   $0  
The Sword and the Sorcerer Action   $36,714,025  
 
April 30 AC/DC: Let There Be Rock Concert/Performance   $52,590  
Pandemonium   $0  
Partners Comedy   $4,109,724  

May, 1982

May 7 The House Where Evil Dwells   $0  
Paradise Adventure   $5,000,000  
 
May 14 Conan the Barbarian Action $20,000,000 $38,264,085  
 
May 21 Annie Musical   $57,059,003  
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Comedy   $18,196,170  
Fighting Back Action   $3,016,496  
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior Action $2,000,000 $24,600,832  
 
May 28 The Escape Artist Drama   $23,323  
Rocky 3 Action   $125,049,125  
Safari 3000   $0  
Visiting Hours Horror   $12,581,713  

June, 1982

June 4 Hanky Panky Comedy   $9,823,934  
Poltergeist Horror $10,700,000 $74,706,019  
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Adventure $12,000,000 $79,912,963  
 
June 11 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial Drama $10,500,000 $435,110,554  
Grease 2 Musical   $14,297,083  
 
June 18 Author! Author! Comedy   $13,111,101  
Firefox Action $21,000,000 $45,785,720  
 
June 25 Blade Runner Thriller/Suspense $28,000,000 $32,656,328  
Megaforce Action $18,000,000 $5,675,599  
Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl Concert/Performance   $327,958  
The Thing Horror   $13,782,838  

July, 1982

July 2 The Secret of Nimh Adventure   $10,140,325  
 
July 9 Tron Action $17,000,000 $26,918,576  
 
July 16 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy Comedy   $9,077,269  
Six Pack Comedy   $20,225,989  
Summer Lovers Comedy   $1,200,000  
Young Doctors in Love Comedy   $30,688,860  
 
July 23 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Comedy $20,500,000 $69,701,637  
The Challenge Action   $3,534,852  
The World According to Garp Comedy   $30,207,324  
Zapped! Comedy   $15,026,217  
 
July 28 An Officer and a Gentleman Drama   $129,795,554  
 
July 30 Forced Vengeance Action   $4,388,500  
Night Shift Comedy   $21,017,056  
Things Are Tough All Over Comedy   $21,134,374  

August, 1982

August 4 The Last American Virgin Comedy   $5,829,781  
 
August 6 Pink Floyd: The Wall Drama   $14,844,106  
The Pirate Movie Musical   $7,983,086  
 
August 9 The Nest   $0  
 
August 13 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Comedy $4,500,000 $27,092,880  
Friday the 13th Part 3 Horror $2,250,000 $36,690,067  
The Soldier Action   $6,123,549  
Tempest Comedy   $5,005,245  
 
August 20 The Beastmaster Action $5,000,000 $10,751,126  
Class of 1984 Drama $3,250,000 $6,965,361  
 
August 27 Homework Comedy   $2,914,328  
Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again Comedy $5,000,000 $3,707,583  

September, 1982

September 3 The Concrete Jungle Thriller/Suspense   $5,664,557  
The Incubus Horror   $13,110,874  
 
September 17 Hammett Thriller/Suspense   $8,222  
Inchon Drama $46,000,000 $4,408,636  
 
September 24 Amityville II: The Possession Horror   $11,328,000  
Eating Raoul Black Comedy   $1,114,825  
Yes, Giorgio Comedy   $1,368,588  

October, 1982

October 1 I, The Jury Thriller/Suspense   $1,515,578  
My Favorite Year Comedy   $17,458,105  
Sorceress Action   $1,358,792  
Split Image Drama   $263,635  
Time Walker Horror   $426,284  
 
October 8 Lookin' To Get Out Comedy   $832,238  
 
October 15 The Fabulous Stains   $0  
Love Child Drama   $50,091  
 
October 22 First Blood Action $14,000,000 $47,212,904  
Halloween 3: Season of the Witch Horror $2,500,000 $14,400,000  
Jinxed! Comedy   $2,133,621  
Monsignor Drama   $12,408,066  
The Sender Horror   $968,663  
 
October 29 It Came From Hollywood Documentary   $2,091,037  
National Lampoon's Class Reunion Comedy   $16,550,727  

November, 1982

November 3 The Man From Snowy River Drama $5,000,000 $20,659,423  
 
November 5 Five Days One Summer Drama   $121,867  
The Missionary Comedy   $7,241,180  
 
November 10 Creepshow Horror $8,000,000 $20,036,244  
 
November 12 Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Comedy   $177,500  
They Call Me Bruce Comedy   $12,925,437  
White Dog   $0  
 
November 19 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales Comedy   $78,350  
Heidi's Song Adventure   $4,269,402  
The Last Unicorn Adventure   $6,455,330  
Q Horror $1,200,000 $255,000  
Still of the Night Thriller/Suspense   $3,017,965  
Tex Drama   $7,000,536  

December, 1982

December 8 48 Hrs. Action   $75,936,265  
Gandhi Drama $22,000,000 $52,767,889  
The Verdict Drama $16,000,000 $53,977,250  
 
December 10 Airplane II: The Sequel Comedy   $25,009,494  
Savannah Smiles   $0  
Sophie's Choice Drama   $25,215,547  
That Championship Season Drama   $40,000  
The Toy Comedy   $47,118,057  
 
December 15 Honkytonk Man Comedy   $3,695,409  
 
December 17 Best Friends Comedy   $36,670,556  
The Dark Crystal Adventure   $40,577,001  
Frances Drama   $122,100  
Six Weeks Drama   $6,668,025  
Tootsie Comedy $15,000,000 $177,200,000  
Trail of the Pink Panther Comedy   $7,201,697  
 
December 20 Coup de Torchon (Clean Slate)   $0  
 
December 22 Kiss Me Goodbye Comedy   $15,782,759  
 
December 31 O'Hara's Wife Comedy   $0