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Nightmares (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,670,680Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,558 $6,670,680
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,201-7,300) 7,263 $6,670,680

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 2nd, 1983 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: December 22nd, 2015 by Shout Factory
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Labor Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 80 $1,681,849 Sep 2, 1983 3

Leading Cast

   J.J. Cooney

Uncategorized

Richard Masur    Steven Houston
Veronica Cartwright    Claire Houston
William Sanderson   
James Tolkan    Voice of the Bishop
Lance Henriksen    MacLeod

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/09/02 18 $590,616   104 $5,679   $590,616 1
1983/09/09 3 $2,572,750 +336% 1,025 $2,510   $3,279,750 2
1983/09/16 6 $1,473,737 -43% 968 $1,522   $5,451,000 3
1983/09/23 12 $715,680 -51% 504 $1,420   $6,670,680 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/09/02 17 $707,000   104 $6,798   $707,000 1
1983/09/09 3 $3,270,263 +363% 1,025 $3,191   $3,977,263 2
1983/09/16 6 $1,977,737 -40% 968 $2,043   $5,955,000 3

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