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Silkwood (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $35,615,609Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,300 $35,615,609
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,236 $35,615,609

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 14th, 1983 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: July 25th, 2017 by Kino Lorber
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Keywords: Whistleblowers
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 202 $6,624,783 Jan 20, 1984 40
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 276 $8,542,803 Dec 30, 1983 19

Leading Cast

   Drew Stephens
   Dolly Pelliker
   Karen Silkwood

Supporting Cast

Will Patton    Joe
Tess Harper    Linda Dawson
David Strathairn    Wesley
Ron Silver    Paul Stone
Anthony Heald    2nd Doctor and Union Meeting
Craig T. Nelson    Winston
Bruce McGill    Mace Hurley
M. Emmet Walsh    Walt Yarborough
Diana Scarwid    Angela
James Rebhorn    Los Alamos Doctor
Richard Hamilton    Georgie
Fred Ward    Morgan

Uncategorized

Josef Sommer    Max Richter
Bill Cobbs    Man in Lunchroom

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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
1983/12/16 12 $1,218,322   257 $4,741   $1,608,498 1
1983/12/23 13 $1,431,199 +17% 257 $5,569   $3,699,005 2
1983/12/30 8 $2,999,981 +110% 287 $10,453   $7,941,875 3
1984/01/06 7 $2,137,349 -29% 287 $7,447   $10,845,623 4
1984/01/13 6 $2,333,091 +9% 350 $6,666   $13,917,249 5
1984/01/20 3 $2,481,524 +6% 556 $4,463   $17,075,198 6
1984/01/27 1 $3,547,122 +43% 816 $4,347   $21,501,926 7
1984/02/03 2 $2,665,876 -25% 839 $3,177   $25,164,738 8
1984/02/10 3 $1,891,522 -29% 843 $2,244   $27,704,975 9
1984/02/17 7 $1,740,167 -8% 791 $2,200   $30,022,652 10
1984/02/24 10 $1,076,927 -38% 687 $1,568   $31,449,222 11
1984/03/02 13 $744,050 -31% 527 $1,412   $32,508,788 12
1984/03/09 17 $552,179 -26% 478 $1,155   $33,323,144 13
1984/03/16 16 $404,265 -27% 388 $1,042   $33,966,354 14
1984/03/23 15 $442,438 +9% 388 $1,140   $34,609,764 15
1984/03/30 21 $261,569 -41% 279 $938   $35,041,191 16
1984/04/06 21 $244,954 -6% 288 $851   $35,400,794 17
1984/04/13 23 $88,212 -64% 150 $588   $35,615,609 18

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/12/16 12 $1,877,630   257 $7,306   $2,267,806 2
1983/12/23 12 $2,674,088 +42% 257 $10,405   $4,941,894 3
1983/12/30 8 $3,766,380 +41% 287 $13,123   $8,708,274 4
1984/01/06 6 $2,875,884 -24% 287 $10,021   $11,584,158 5
1984/01/13 6 $3,009,516 +5% 350 $8,599   $14,593,674 6
1984/01/20 3 $3,361,130 +12% 556 $6,045   $17,954,804 7
1984/01/27 1 $4,544,058 +35% 816 $5,569   $22,498,862 8
1984/02/03 2 $3,314,591 -27% 839 $3,951   $25,813,453 9
1984/02/10 3 $2,469,032 -26% 843 $2,929   $28,282,485 10
1984/02/17 7 $2,089,810 -15% 791 $2,642   $30,372,295 11
1984/02/24 10 $1,392,443 -33% 687 $2,027   $31,764,738 12
1984/03/02 12 $1,006,227 -28% 527 $1,909   $32,770,965 13
1984/03/09 14 $791,124 -21% 478 $1,655   $33,562,089 14
1984/03/16 16 $605,237 -23% 388 $1,560   $34,167,326 15
1984/03/23 15 $612,296 +1% 388 $1,578   $34,779,622 16
1984/03/30 20 $376,218 -39% 279 $1,348   $35,155,840 17
1984/04/06 17 $371,557 -1% 288 $1,290   $35,527,397 18

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