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Arachnophobia (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $53,208,180Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
91% - Fresh
Audience
53% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$31,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 18th, 1990 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 105 minutes
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Keywords: Animals Gone Bad, Animal Lead, Academics, Field Scientists, Doctors, Prologue, Country Mouse, City Mouse, Creature Features, Anxiety and Phobias
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Hollywood Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,556 $1,842,429 Aug 17, 1990 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,314 $3,602,023 Aug 10, 1990 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,166 $5,964,875 Aug 3, 1990 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,316 $8,162,034 Jul 27, 1990 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,143 $8,045,760 Jul 20, 1990 5
Widest Opening Weekend 2,944 1,479 Jul 20, 1990 5

Cast

Jeff Daniels    Ross Jennings
Harley Jane Kozak    Molly Jennings
John Goodman    Delbert McClintock
Julian Sands    Doctor James Atherton
Stuart Pankin    Sheriff Parsons
Brian McNamara    Chris Collins
Mark L. Taylor    Jerry Manley
Henry Jones    Doctor Sam Metcalf
Peter Jason    Henry Beechwood
James Handy    Milton Briggs
Roy Brocksmith    Irv Kendall
Kathy Kinney    Blaire Kendall
Mary Carver    Margaret Hollins
Garette Patrick Ratliff    Tommy Jennings
Marlene Katz    Shelley Jennings
Jane Marla Robbins    Edna Beechwood
Theo Schwartz    Bunny Beechwood
Cori Wellins    Becky Beechwood
Chance Boyer    Bobby Beechwood
Brandy Brandy    Brandy Beechwood
Frances Bay    Evelyn Metcalf
Lois de Banzie    Henrietta Manley
Warren Rice    Dick Manley
Robert Frank Telfer    Mayor Bob
Michael Steve Jones    Irv's Assistant
Fiona Walsh    Little Girl
Terese Del Piero    Mom
Nathaniel Spitzley    Todd Miller
Jay Scorpio    Mover
Mai-Lis Kuniholm    Girlfriend
Robert Zajonc    Reserve pilot

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Don Jakoby
Screenwriter    Wesley Strick
Story Creator    Don Jakoby
Story Creator    Al Williams
Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Producer    Richard Vane
Executive Producer    Steven Spielberg
Executive Producer    Frank Marshall
Production Designer    James Bissell
Editor    Michael Kahn
Composer    Jimmy Buffett
Composer    Michael Utley
Composer    Jay Oliver
Director of Photography    Mikael Salomon
Co-Producer    Don Jakoby
Co-Executive Producer    Ted Field
Co-Executive Producer    Robert W. Cort
Associate Producer    William S. Beasley
Assistant Director    Bruce Cohen
Unit Production Manager    William S. Beasley
Art Director    Chris Burian-Mohr
Set Decorator    Jackie Carr
Costume Designer    Jennifer L. Parsons
Sound Mixer    Ronald Judkins
Re-recording Mixer    Terry Porter
Re-recording Mixer    David J. Hudson
Re-recording Mixer    Mel Metcalfe
Supervising Sound Editor    Tom C McCarthy
Sound Editor    Bill Hartman
Sound Editor    David M. Ice
Sound Editor    Jimmy Ling
Sound Editor    Roxanne McCarthy
Sound Editor    Don S. Walden
Sound Editor    Christopher T. Welch
Sound Editor    David Williams
Music Editor    Thomas A. Carlson
Song Writer    Trevor Jones
Casting Director    Mike Fenton
Casting Director    Judy Taylor
Casting Director    Valorie Massalas
Stunt Coordinator    Chuck Waters

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/07/20 3 $8,045,760   1,479 $5,440   $10,453,492 5
1990/07/27 4 $8,162,034 +1% 1,831 $4,458   $23,831,682 12
1990/08/03 5 $5,964,875 -27% 2,005 $2,975   $34,184,492 19
1990/08/10 8 $3,602,023 -40% 1,823 $1,976   $41,154,113 26
1990/08/17 12 $1,842,429 -49% 1,377 $1,338   $45,053,945 33

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/07/20 3 $13,261,916   1,479 $8,967   $15,669,648 9
1990/07/27 4 $12,549,969 -5% 1,831 $6,854   $28,219,617 16
1990/08/03 5 $9,332,473 -26% 2,005 $4,655   $37,552,090 23
1990/08/10 7 $5,659,426 -39% 1,823 $3,104   $43,211,516 30