Close Encounters of the Third Kind
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Box office / business for
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) More at IMDbPro »

$20,000,000 (estimated)

$15,693,175 (USA) ( 1980)
$116,395,460 (USA) ( 1978)
$9,083,988 (USA) (18 December 1977)
$132,088,635 (USA)
$303,788,635 (worldwide)
$171,700,000 (Non-USA)
SEK 8,608,254 (Sweden)

Weekend Gross
$5,379,460 (USA) (18 December 1977) (272 Screens)

3,115,787 (France) (31 December 1978)
3,094,000 (France)
3,270,032 (Spain) (31 December 1978)
448,118 (Sweden)
3,330,000 (West Germany) (31 December 1978)

$82,750,000 (USA)

Filming Dates
16 May 1976 -  February 1977

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Copyright ©1977. 1980 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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