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Always (1989)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $41,843,630Details
International Box Office $30,300,000
Worldwide Box Office $72,143,630
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
64% - Fresh
60% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 22nd, 1989 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: May 5th, 2015 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 123 minutes
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Keywords: Romance
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 851 $2,405,970 Jan 26, 1990 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 889 $3,459,330 Jan 19, 1990 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,141 $4,194,820 Jan 12, 1990 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,577 $4,614,020 Jan 5, 1990 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,581 $7,106,800 Dec 29, 1989 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,389 $3,713,480 Dec 22, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,731 1,016 Dec 22, 1989 3


   Pete Sandich
   Dorinda Durston
   Al Yackey
Brad Johnson    Ted Baker
Audrey Hepburn    Hap
Roberts Blossom    Dave
Keith David    Powerhouse
Ed Van Nuys    Nails
Marg Helgenberger    Rachel
Dale Dye    Fire Boss
Brian Haley    Alex
James Lashly    Charlie
Michael Steve Jones    Grey
Kim Robillard    Air Traffic Controller
Jim Sparkman    Dispatcher
Doug McGrath    Bus Driver
Shereil Bowens    Child of Bus
Acencion Fuentes    Child on Bus
Todd Jacobson    Child on Bus
DeMarious T. Morganfield    Child on Bus
Michael O'Neill    Groung Pounder
Larry Landless    Ground Pounder
Steve Shatynski    Gound Pounder
James Pruitt    Ground Pounder
Joseph McCrossin    Mechanic
J.D. Souther    The Singer
David Jackson    Band Member
David Kitay    Band Member
Gene Strimling    Band Member
Roy Harrison    Fisherman
Ted Grossman    Fisherman
Gerry Rothchild    Carl the Barkeep
Loren Smothers    Bartender
Taleena Ottwell    Bar Girl

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Steven Spielberg
Producer    Frank Marshall
Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Screenwriter    Jerry Belson
Co-Producer    Richard Vane
Director of Photography    Mikael Salomon
Production Designer    James Bissell
Editor    Michael Kahn
Composer    John Williams
Assistant Director    Pat Kehoe
Second Unit Director    Frank Marshall
Unit Production Manager    Gary Daigler
Art Director    Chris Burian-Mohr
Set Decorator    Jackie Carr
Second Unit Camera    John Toll
Second Unit Camera    Gary Graver
Underwater Photography    Pete Romano
Special Effects Supervisor    Bruce Nicholson
Costume Designer    Ellen Mirojnick
Costume Supervisor    Jennifer L. Parsons
Sound Mixer    Willie D. Burton
Re-recording Mixer    Ben Burtt
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Summers
Re-recording Mixer    Shawn Murphy
Supervising Sound Editor    Richard Hymns
Sound Effects Editor    Ken Fischer
Sound Effects Editor    Teresa Eckton
Sound Effects Editor    Sandina Bailo-Lape
Sound Effects Editor    Tim Holland
Sound Designer    Ben Burtt
Dialogue Editor    Michael Silvers
Dialogue Editor    Karen Spangenberg
Dialogue Editor    Gloria D'Alessandro
Dialogue Editor    Marilyn McCoppen
Music Editor    Ken Wannberg
Makeup    James L. McCoy
Makeup    Don Cash
Hairstylist    Susan Kalinowski
Hairstylist    Dione Taylor
Hairstylist    Carolyn Elias
Story Creator    Dalton Trumbo
Story Creator    Fredrick Hazlitt Brennan
Story Creator    Chandler Sprangue
Story Creator    David Boehm
Casting Director    Lora Kennedy
Stunt Coordinator    Steve Lambert

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/12/22 5 $3,713,480   1,016 $3,655   $3,713,480 3
1989/12/29 6 $7,106,800 +91% 1,090 $6,520   $14,292,780 10
1990/01/05 4 $4,614,020 -35% 1,124 $4,105   $20,590,850 17
1990/01/12 5 $4,194,820 -9% 1,162 $3,610   $26,079,865 24
1990/01/19 6 $3,459,330 -18% 1,197 $2,890   $30,858,065 31
1990/01/26 7 $2,405,970 -30% 1,206 $1,995   $34,125,875 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/12/22 5 $7,185,980   1,016 $7,073   $7,185,980 7
1989/12/29 6 $8,790,850 +22% 1,090 $8,065   $15,976,830 14
1990/01/05 5 $5,908,215 -33% 1,124 $5,256   $21,885,045 21
1990/01/12 5 $5,513,690 -7% 1,162 $4,745   $27,398,735 28
1990/01/19 6 $4,321,170 -22% 1,197 $3,610   $31,719,905 35