Movies Released in 1983

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January, 1983

January 1 E tu vivrai nel terrore - L'aldilą Horror   $126,387  
Getting It On   $975,000  
Joysticks   $3,952,000  
Tough Enough Drama   $2,433,722  
 
January 7 Enigma (1983)   $0  
 
January 18 Lianna   $1,500,000  
 
January 21 The House on Sorority Row Horror   $8,184,633  
Independence Day Drama   $151,462  
Muddy River   $0  
Night of the Shooting Stars   $0  
Threshold   $0  
The Year of Living Dangerously Drama   $8,601,065  

February, 1983

February 4 The Entity Horror   $13,277,558  
Videodrome Horror $5,952,000 $2,120,439  
Without a Trace Drama   $9,632,062  
 
February 11 Let's Spend the Night Together Concert/Performance   $3,282,561  
 
February 18 The King of Comedy Comedy   $2,536,242  
Local Hero Comedy   $5,767,363  
The Lords of Discipline Thriller/Suspense   $11,721,041  
Lovesick Comedy   $10,143,618  
The Pirates of Penzance Musical   $694,497  
The Sting II Comedy   $6,347,072  
Table for Five Drama   $2,400,000  
Twilight Time   $0  
 
February 25 Betrayal Drama   $0  
The Girl with Red Hair   $0  
 
February 27 Private Life   $0  

March, 1983

March 4 Baby It's You Comedy   $1,312,473  
Britannia Hospital Drama   $0  
My Tutor Comedy   $22,587,000  
Tender Mercies Drama   $8,443,124  
Vigilante Action   $5,091,888  
 
March 11 10 to Midnight Action   $7,175,592  
Say Amen, Somebody   $0  
Trenchcoat Comedy   $4,304,286  
 
March 18 The Grey Fox   $0  
High Road to China Adventure   $28,416,459  
Twice Upon a Time   $0  
 
March 23 Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles Drama   $19,858  
 
March 25 Bad Boys Drama   $9,200,000  
The Black Stallion Returns Adventure   $9,851,679  
Eddie Macon's Run Action   $1,300,000  
Max Dugan Returns Comedy   $17,613,720  
The Outsiders Drama $10,000,000 $25,697,647  
Spring Break Comedy   $24,071,666  
 
March 31 The Meaning of Life Comedy   $14,929,552  

April, 1983

April 1 Heart Like a Wheel Drama   $0  
Man, Woman and Child Drama   $2,300,000  
Screwballs   $2,082,000  
To Begin Again   $0  
 
April 8 The Flight of the Eagle   $0  
Losin' It Comedy $7,000,000 $1,246,141  
 
April 15 Better Late Than Never Comedy   $24,164  
The Evil Dead Horror $375,000 $2,400,000  
Flashdance Drama $7,000,000 $90,463,574  
Lone Wolf McQuade Action $5,000,000 $12,232,628  
Rock & Rule   $0  
 
April 22 Exposed Drama   $1,352,083  
La traviata Musical   $3,594,000  
 
April 29 Blue Skies Again Comedy   $46,603  
The Draughtsman's Contract   $0  
The Hunger Horror   $4,800,000  
Koyaanisqatsi   $0  
Something Wicked This Way Comes Horror   $5,656,087  
Valley Girl Comedy   $16,800,000  

May, 1983

May 6 Alsino y el cóndor Drama   $0  
Doctor Detroit Comedy   $10,400,000  
Still Smokin Comedy   $15,543,000  
 
May 13 Blue Thunder Action   $42,313,354  
Breathless Action   $19,910,002  
 
May 20 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone Adventure   $16,478,265  
 
May 25 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi Adventure $32,500,000 $309,205,079  
 
May 27 Chained Heat Drama   $6,149,983  

June, 1983

June 3 The Man with Two Brains Comedy   $10,353,438  
Psycho II Horror   $32,000,000  
Le retour de Martin Guerre Drama   $2,522,881  
War Games Thriller/Suspense $12,000,000 $74,433,837  
 
June 8 Trading Places Comedy   $90,400,000  
 
June 10 Octopussy Action $27,500,000 $67,900,000  
 
June 17 Etoile du Nord, L'   $0  
Fanny och Alexander Drama   $4,971,340  
Superman III Adventure $39,000,000 $59,950,623  
 
June 22 The Survivors Comedy   $14,000,000  
 
June 24 Porky's II: The Next Day Comedy   $33,759,266  
Twilight Zone: The Movie Horror $10,000,000 $29,500,000  
Yellowbeard Comedy   $4,300,000  

July, 1983

July 1 Stroker Ace Comedy   $13,000,000  
 
July 15 Deadly Force Action   $294,316  
Puberty Blues Comedy   $237,000  
Staying Alive Musical   $63,841,474  
Zelig Comedy   $11,798,616  
 
July 22 Class Comedy   $21,667,789  
Jaws 3-D Horror   $42,245,180  
Mr. Mom Comedy   $64,800,000  
 
July 29 Krull Adventure   $16,519,460  
National Lampoon's Summer Vacation Comedy   $61,400,000  
Pauline at the Beach   $0  
Private School Comedy   $14,049,540  

August, 1983

August 5 Get Crazy   $1,168,364  
Risky Business Comedy   $63,541,777  
The Star Chamber Action   $5,600,000  
 
August 12 Cujo Horror   $21,156,152  
Curse of the Pink Panther Comedy   $3,374,312  
The Man Who Wasn't There Comedy   $2,315,505  
Smokey and the Bandit III Comedy   $7,000,000  
 
August 19 The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew Comedy   $7,035,618  
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Western $1,305,000 $909,000  
Easy Money Comedy   $29,309,766  
The Golden Seal Adventure   $6,609,870  
Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn Adventure   $5,301,085  
Yor: Hunter From the Future Action   $2,810,199  
 
August 26 Daniel Drama   $484,068  
Fire and Ice Adventure   $760,883  
Hercules Adventure   $9,466,655  
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence Drama   $2,306,560  
Young Warriors Action   $238,534  

September, 1983

September 2 DeathStalker Action   $8,890,685  
Lonely Hearts Drama   $683,534  
Mortuary Horror   $1,722,738  
Nightmares Horror   $6,670,680  
Stryker Action   $887,080  
Turkey Shoot Action   $1,233,657  
 
September 7 Revenge of the Ninja Action   $10,325,628  
 
September 9 Leidenschaftliche Blümchen Comedy   $131,396  
 
September 15 Heat and Dust Drama   $903,037  
 
September 16 Strange Invaders Thriller/Suspense   $1,362,303  
Who Dares Wins Action   $2,108,197  
 
September 21 Cross Creek Drama   $205,970  
Educating Rita Drama   $14,688,000  
 
September 23 Eddie and the Cruisers Drama   $4,685,097  
Last Plane Out   $115,475  
Pieces Horror   $1,198,346  
 
September 28 The Big Chill Comedy   $56,077,501  
 
September 30 Brainstorm Thriller/Suspense $15,000,000 $8,921,050  
Hanna K. Drama   $110,000  
The Honorary Consul Thriller/Suspense   $4,800,000  
The Lonely Lady Drama   $1,223,220  

October, 1983

October 7 La flūte ą six schtroumpfs Adventure   $11,234,220  
Never Cry Wolf Drama   $27,668,764  
Never Say Never Again Action $36,000,000 $55,500,000  
The Prey Horror   $49,677  
Romantic Comedy Comedy   $5,140,538  
Rumble Fish Drama   $2,500,000  
 
October 12 Passion   $0  
 
October 14 Possession Horror   $1,113,538  
Streamers   $0  
 
October 21 All the Right Moves Drama   $17,200,000  
The Dead Zone Horror $10,000,000 $20,766,000  
The Osterman Weekend Thriller/Suspense   $6,500,000  
The Right Stuff Action $27,000,000 $21,500,000  
Under Fire Drama   $5,700,000  
 
October 28 Going Berserk Comedy   $234,950  
Richard Pryor Here and Now Concert/Performance   $16,156,776  
The Wicked Lady Drama   $589,308  

November, 1983

November 4 Deal of the Century Comedy   $10,400,000  
Experience Preferred Drama   $822,650  
Running Brave Drama   $1,204,595  
Testament Drama   $1,537,122  
 
November 10 Star 80 Drama   $6,472,990  
 
November 18 Amityville 3-D Horror   $6,333,135  
A Christmas Story Comedy $3,250,000 $20,605,209  
Cross Country Thriller/Suspense   $113,880  
Nate and Hayes Adventure   $1,643,022  
A Night in Heaven Drama   $5,563,663  
Yentl Musical $12,000,000 $39,012,241  
 
November 23 Of Unknown Origin Horror   $1,080,470  
Terms of Endearment Drama   $108,423,489  

December, 1983

December 6 The Dresser Drama   $5,310,748  
 
December 9 Christine Horror   $21,200,000  
Scarface Drama $25,000,000 $44,942,821  
Sudden Impact Action   $67,642,693  
 
December 14 Silkwood Drama   $35,615,609  
 
December 16 D.C. Cab Comedy   $16,134,000  
Gorky Park Drama   $15,900,000  
The Keep Horror   $3,661,757  
The Man Who Loved Women Comedy   $11,000,000  
Reuben, Reuben   $0  
To Be or Not to Be Comedy   $13,030,214  
Two of a Kind Comedy   $23,700,000  
Uncommon Valor Action   $27,900,000  
 
December 31 Otto er et naesehorn   $0  
Walking the Edge   $0