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Back to the Future Part III (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $88,055,283Details
International Box Office $156,033,371
Worldwide Box Office $244,088,654
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
74% - Fresh
Audience
78% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 24th, 1990 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 119 minutes
Franchise: Back to the Future
Comparisons: vs. Back to the Future Part II
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Keywords: Time Travel, Same Actor, Multiple Roles
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 662 $2,921,940 Jun 29, 1990 39
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 771 $3,849,670 Jun 22, 1990 32
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 921 $4,854,150 Jun 15, 1990 25
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 943 $52,720,620 Jun 8, 1990 22
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 836 $7,651,150 Jun 8, 1990 18
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 981 $10,337,625 Jun 1, 1990 11
Biggest June Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 444 $10,337,625 Jun 1, 1990 11
Biggest May Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 146 $23,703,060 May 25, 1990 4
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 652 $23,703,060 May 25, 1990 4
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 1,009 $23,703,060 May 25, 1990 4
Widest Opening Weekend 2,187 2,019 May 25, 1990 4

Cast

   Marty McFly/Seamus McFly
   Doc Emmett L. Brown
   Clara Clayton
Thomas F. Wilson    Buford 'Mad Dog' Tannen/Biff Tannen
Lea Thompson    Maggie McFly/Lorraine McFly
Elisabeth Shue    Jennifer Parker
Matt Clark    Bartender
Richard Dysart    Barbwire Salesman
Pat Buttram    Saloon Old Timer
Harry Carey, Jr.    Saloon old-timer
Dub Taylor    Saloon Old Timer
James Tolkan    Marshall Strickland
Marc McClure    Dave McFly
Wendie Jo Sperber    Linda McFly
Jeffrey Weissman    George McFly
Christopher Wynne    Member of Buford Tannen's Gang
Sean Gregory Sullivan    Member of Buford Tannen's Gang
Mike Watson    Member of Buford Tannen's Gang
Hugh Gillin    Mayor
Burton Gilliam    Colt Gun Salesman
Donovan Scott    Deputy
Bill McKinney    Engineer
Flea    Needles
J.J. Cohen    Member of Needles' Gang
Ricky Dean Logan    Member of Needles' Gang
Marvin J. McIntyre    Mortician
Kaleb Henley    Strickland's Son
Todd Cameron Brown    Jules
Dannel Evans    Verne
Leslie A. Prickett    Celebration Man
Dean Cundey    Photographer
Jo B. Cummings    Pie Lady
Steve McArthur    Festival Man
John Ickes    Festival Man
James A. Rammel    Festival Dance Caller
Michael Klastorin    Townsman
Michael John Mills    Townsman
Kenny Myers    Townsman
Brad McPeters    Eyepatch
Phinnaes D.    Toothless
Rod Kuehne    Ticket Agent
Leno Fletcher    Conductor
Joey Newington    Joey
Larry Ingold    Train Fireman
Tim Konrad    Barbwire Salesman's Companion
Glenn Fox    Boy with Gun

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Bob Gale
Producer    Neil Canton
Screenwriter    Bob Gale
Story Creator    Bob Gale
Story Creator    Robert Zemeckis
Executive Producer    Steven Spielberg
Executive Producer    Frank Marshall
Executive Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Director of Photography    Dean Cundey
Production Designer    Rick Carter
Editor    Arthur Schmidt
Editor    Harry Keramidas
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Associate Producer    Steve Starkey
Assistant Director    David McGiffert
Second Unit Director    Max Kleven
Unit Production Manager    Joan Bradshaw
Art Director    Marjorie Stone McShirley
Art Director    Jim Teegarden
Set Decorator    Michael Taylor
Second Unit Camera    Don Burgess
Visual Effects Supervisor    Ken Ralston
Visual Effects Supervisor    Scott Farrar
Costume Designer    Joanna Johnston
Men's    Chuck Velasco
Women's    Pam Wise
Associate Editor    Peter Lonsdale
Sound Mixer    William B. Kaplan
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Alexander
Re-recording Mixer    Dennis Sands
Re-recording Mixer    James B. Bolt
Supervising Sound Editor    Charles L. Campbell
Supervising Sound Editor    Louis L. Edemann
Sound Editor    Rick Franklin
Sound Editor    Donald J. Malouf
Sound Editor    Nils C. Jensen
Sound Editor    Paul Timothy Carden
Sound Editor    Chuck Neely
Sound Editor    Leonard Geschke
Sound Editor    Colin C. Mouat
Sound Editor    Gary Mundheim
Sound Editor    Larry Carow
Sound Editor    Robert O'Brien
Music Editor    Kenneth Karman
Make up    Michael Mills
Make up    Kenny Myers
Hairstylist    Hazel Catmull
Hairstylist    Dorothy Byrne
Composer    Frank Beard
Casting Director    Mike Fenton
Casting Director    Judy Taylor
Casting Director    Valorie Massalas
Stunt Coordinator    Walter Scott

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The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/05/25 1 $23,703,060   2,019 $11,740   $23,703,060 4
1990/06/01 2 $10,337,625 -56% 2,025 $5,105   $38,098,875 11
1990/06/08 3 $7,651,150 -26% 2,054 $3,725   $49,526,650 18
1990/06/15 5 $4,854,150 -37% 2,070 $2,345   $57,574,770 25
1990/06/22 7 $3,849,670 -21% 1,738 $2,215   $64,146,490 32
1990/06/29 10 $2,921,940 -24% 1,546 $1,890   $68,923,350 39

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/05/25 1 $27,761,250   2,019 $13,750   $27,761,250 8
1990/06/01 2 $14,114,250 -49% 2,025 $6,970   $41,875,500 15
1990/06/08 3 $10,845,120 -23% 2,054 $5,280   $52,720,620 22
1990/06/15 5 $7,576,200 -30% 2,070 $3,660   $60,296,820 29
1990/06/22 7 $5,704,590 -25% 1,738 $3,282   $66,001,410 36