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The Numbers - Movies Released in 1982

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This list shows all films released in 1982, including films that went direct-to-video, or only got an international theatrical release. For each film, we use the first date on which it was made available to the public, which might include international theatrical or domestic video releases that were a few days, or sometimes more, earlier than the domestic (US/Canada) theatrical release.

See also: Top 1982 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1982 - Most Popular 1982

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Budget
Domestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

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 III 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 $78,912,963  
 
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  
The Slayer Horror   $0  
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 - dup   $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 Adventure   $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   $7,199,408  

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 Alone in the Dark   $0  
Basket Case Black Comedy   $0  
Ladies and Gentleman: The Fabulous Stains   $0  
O'Hara's Wife Comedy   $0  

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