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Awakenings (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $51,636,504Details
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,551 $51,636,504
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,411 $51,636,504

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 19th, 1990 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 121 minutes
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Keywords: Medical and Hospitals, Doctors
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Columbia Pictures, Lasker, Walter Parkes
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 1,471 $50,129,683 Apr 12, 1991 121
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 303 $5,604,814 Feb 15, 1991 61
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 84 $10,037,992 Jan 25, 1991 40
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day) 146 $7,678,279 Jan 18, 1991 33
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 91 $15,776,036 Jan 18, 1991 33

Cast

   Leonard Lowe
   Dr. Malcolm Sayer
John Heard    Dr. Kaufman
Julie Kavner    Eleanor Costello
Penelope Ann Miller    Paula
Max von Sydow    Dr. Peter Ingham
Alice Drummond    Lucy
Judith Malina    Rose
Barton Heyman    Bert
George Martin    Frank
Anne Meara    Miriam
Richard Libertini    Sidney
Laura Esterman    Lolly
Dexter Gordon    Rolando
Jayne Haynes    Frances
Le Clanche DuRand    Magda
Yusef Bulos    Joseph
Steven Randazzo    Luis
Gloria Harper    Dottie
Gwyllum Evans    Desmond
Mary Catherine Wright    Nurse Beth
Mary Alice    Nurse Margaret
Keith Diamond    Anthony
Steve Vinovich    Ray
Tiger Haynes    Janitor
John Christopher Jones    Dr. Sullivan
Bradley Whitford    Dr. Tyler
Harvey Miller    Hospital Director
Tanya Berezin    Psychiatrist
Peter Stormare    Neurochemist
Shane Fistell    Man in Hall
Waheedah Ahmad    Hysterical Woman
Charles Keating    Mr. Kean
Christina Huertes    Christina
Linda Burns    Fishsticks
Judy Jacksina    Hospital Receptionist
Gary Tacon    George, Security Guard
Rico Elias    Orderly #1
Mel Gorham    Nurse Sara
Chris Carolan    EEG Technician
Debra Kovner Zaks    Cafeteria Nurse
Max Rabinowitz    Ward #5 Orderly
Gordon Joseph Weiss    Ward #5 Patient
Byron Utley    Ward #5 Patient
Anthony McGowen    Ward #5 Patient
Paul Montgomery    Ward #5 Patient
Leonard Tepper    Ward #5 Patient
Pastore Vinny    Ward #5 Patient
Howard Feller    Ward #5 Patient
Libby Titus    Club Singer
Michael Hyde    Bus Driver
Tomislav Novakovic    Bartender
Adam Bryant    Librarian
Anthony J Nici    Young Leonard
Oliver Block    Leonard's Friend
Buck Smith    Leonard's Friend
Joan E MacIntosh    Teacher
Vin Diesel   

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Walter F. Parkes
Producer    Lawrence Lasker
Screenwriter    Steven Zaillian
Based on the Book by    Oliver Sacks
Executive Producer    Penny Marshall
Executive Producer    Arne Schmidt
Executive Producer    Elliot Abbott
Composer    Randy Newman
Production Designer    Anton Furst
Editor    Jerry Greenberg
Editor    Battle Davis
Director of Photography    Miroslav Ondricek
Associate Producer    Amy Lemisch
Assistant Director    Tony Gittelson
Unit Production Manager    Timothy M. Bourne
Art Director    Bill Groom
Set Decorator    George DeTitta Jr.
Costume Designer    Cynthia Flynt
Additional Editor    Jere Huggins
Sound Mixer    Les Lazarowitz
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Bourgeois
Re-recording Mixer    Matthew Iadarola
Supervising Sound Editor    Jerry Ross
Sound Editor    John Morris
Sound Editor    Bob Newlan
Sound Editor    Hamilton Sterling
Sound Editor    Hugo Weng
Music Editor    James Flamberg
Music Editor    Laura Perlman
Casting Director    Bonnie Timmermann
Additional Casting    Todd Thaler

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/01/11 2 $8,306,532   1,282 $6,479   $10,087,133 26
1991/01/18 2 $7,678,279 -8% 1,311 $5,857   $20,228,866 33
1991/01/25 2 $4,885,543 -36% 1,325 $3,687   $26,525,139 40
1991/02/01 4 $4,476,785 -8% 1,330 $3,366   $32,551,985 47
1991/02/08 6 $2,830,551 -37% 1,318 $2,148   $36,544,462 54
1991/02/15 10 $2,727,892 -4% 1,219 $2,238   $40,163,707 61
1991/04/05 22 $442,104   465 $951   $49,404,987 110
1991/04/12 18 $424,515 -4% 451 $941   $49,984,597 117
1991/04/19 19 $372,666 -12% 429 $869   $50,502,349 124
1991/04/26 18 $323,989 -13% 375 $864   $50,953,606 131
1991/05/03 23 $246,383 -24% 318 $775   $51,306,865 138

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/01/11 2 $10,769,986   1,282 $8,401   $12,550,587 30
1991/01/18 2 $9,089,009 -16% 1,311 $6,933   $21,639,596 37
1991/01/25 2 $6,435,604 -29% 1,325 $4,857   $28,075,200 44
1991/02/01 4 $5,638,711 -12% 1,330 $4,240   $33,713,911 51
1991/02/08 6 $3,721,904 -34% 1,318 $2,824   $37,435,815 58
1991/04/05 21 $597,199   465 $1,284   $49,560,082 114
1991/04/12 17 $569,601 -5% 451 $1,263   $50,129,683 121
1991/04/19 20 $499,934 -12% 429 $1,165   $50,629,617 128
1991/04/26 18 $430,865 -14% 375 $1,149   $51,060,482 135