The Top 5 Highest Grossing Movies for 1983

  Movie Domestic Box Office Gross Release Date Distributor
(production budget)
1 Return of the Jedi $309.30 million May 25th 20th Century
($32.5 million)
2 Terms of Endearment $108.42 million Nov 23rd Paramount Pictures
($8 million)
3 Flashdance $92.92 million April 15th Paramount Pictures
4 Trading Places $90.40 million June 10th Paramount Pictures
5 WarGames $79.56 million June 3rd MGM Studios
($12 million)
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Sources:   Various including: Box Office Mojo, The Numbers, IMDB Pro.

List Notes: All figures are domestic (Canada & US) total (to date) box office gross in US dollars. Note: domestic box office gross is lifetime domestic earnings of the film and not just for the year of release. Budgets are estimated. List is accurate as of June 2015.
Highest Grossing Movies for 1983

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