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The Last Unicorn (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,455,330Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,611 $6,455,330
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,401-7,500) 7,415 $6,455,330

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 19th, 1982 (Wide) by Jensen Farley Pictures
Video Release: June 9th, 2015 by Shout Factory
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Keywords: Novel or Other Work Adapted by Author, Secret Identity, Royalty, Prince/Princess, Faulty Memory, Unrequited Love, Dream Sequence, Non-Chronological
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 256 $7,431,710 Nov 26, 1982 10
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 279 $7,431,710 Nov 26, 1982 10

Supporting Cast

Tammy Grimes    Molly Grue


Keenan Wynn    Captain Cully
Rene Auberjonois    The Skull
Jeff Bridges    Prince Lir
Angela Lansbury    Mommy Fortuna
Mia Farrow    Unicorn/Amalthea
Christopher Lee    King Haggard (voice)
Alan Arkin    Schmendrick

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 22nd, 2011

February 22nd, 2011

It's a pretty good week on the home market, all things considered, with two $100 million first-run releases on this week's list. On the other hand, there doesn't feel like a whole lot of depth and there are about as many featured reviews as other releases, if you count late reviews and ones where I'm still waiting on the screeners. One of these late reviews, Megamind could be the Pick of the Week, but I'm giving the Blu-ray one last chance to arrive before its release on Friday. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Last Unicorn

February 21st, 2011

The Last Unicorn was made in the early 1980s by Rankin/Bass. When I hear the name Rankin/Bass, I immediately think of claymation Christmas specials like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer or Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town. The Last Unicorn was one of the company's few theatrical releases, but it never truly found an audience there. (Since then it has developed a loyal fan base on the home market.) It has been released on DVD recently, twice, and it is now making its Blu-ray debut. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1982/11/19 6 $2,250,000   648 $3,472   $2,250,000 1
1982/11/26 6 $2,385,286 +6% 690 $3,457   $5,346,013 2
1982/12/03 6 $929,317 -61% 613 $1,516   $6,455,330 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1982/11/19 6 $2,960,727   648 $4,569   $2,960,727 1
1982/11/26 7 $2,565,286 -13% 690 $3,718   $5,526,013 2