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Benny & Joon (1993)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $23,202,734Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 16th, 1993 (Wide) by MGM
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 100 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Three N's Production
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,588 $1,045,543 May 21, 1993 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,719 $1,598,955 May 14, 1993 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,231 $1,903,500 May 7, 1993 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,252 $3,078,691 Apr 30, 1993 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,628 $3,804,577 Apr 23, 1993 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,566 $3,285,063 Apr 16, 1993 3


Julianne Moore    Ruthie
Oliver Platt    Eric
CCH Pounder    Dr. Garvey
Dan Hedaya    Thomas
Joe Grifasi    Mike
William H. Macy    Randy Burch
Liane Alexandra Curtis    Claudia
Eileen Ryan    Mrs. Smail
Don Hamilton    UPS Man
Waldo Larson    Walter
Irvin Johnson    Orderly
Shane Nilsson    Orderly
Leslie Larsen    Admitting Nurse
Faye Killebrew    Video Customer
Ramsin Amirkhas    Video Clerk
Lynette Walden    Female Customer
Amy Alizabeth Stanford    Young Joon
Brian Keevy    Young Benny
John Grant Phillips    Policeman
Tony Lincoln    Local
Noon Orsatti    Patron
Dan Kamin    Patron

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Susan Arnold
Producer    Donna Roth
Screenwriter    Barry Berman
Story Creator    Barry Berman
Story Creator    Leslie McNeil
Executive Producer    Bill Badalato
Director of Photography    John Schwartzman
Production Designer    Neil Spisak
Editor    Carol Littleton
Costume Designer    Aggie Guerard Rodgers
Composer    Rachel Portman
Assistant Director    K.C. Colwell
Unit Production Manager    Bill Badalato
Art Director    Pat Tagliaferro
Set Decorator    Barbara Munch
Second Unit Camera    Mark R. Streapy
Special Effects Coordinator    J.D. Streett, IV
Costume Designer    Chuck Velasco
Associate Editor    Raul Davalos
Sound Mixer    James Thornton
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Bourgeois
Re-recording Mixer    Scott Millan
Re-recording Mixer    Elmo Ponsdomenech
Supervising Sound Editor    J. Paul Huntsman
Supervising Sound Editor    John Haeny
Sound Effects Editor    Myron Nettinga
Dialogue Editor    Adam Sawelson
Dialogue Editor    Matthew Sawelson
Dialogue Editor    Pat McCormick
Dialogue Editor    Ralph Osborn
Music Editor    Bill Abbott
Makeup    Patty York
Hairstylist    Frida Aradottir
Music Supervisor    Allan Mason
Casting    Risa Bramon Garcia
Casting    Heidi Levitt
Stunt Coordinator    Noon Orsatti

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/04/16 5 $3,285,063   408 $8,052   $3,285,063 3
1993/04/23 4 $3,804,577 +16% 1,310 $2,904   $8,067,069 10
1993/04/30 4 $3,078,691 -19% 1,314 $2,343   $12,325,611 17
1993/05/07 5 $1,903,500 -38% 1,314 $1,449   $15,159,431 24
1993/05/14 7 $1,598,955 -16% 1,314 $1,217   $17,398,439 31
1993/05/21 9 $1,045,543 -35% 1,300 $804   $18,990,796 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/04/16 4 $4,262,492   408 $10,447   $4,262,492 7
1993/04/23 3 $4,984,428 +17% 1,310 $3,805   $9,246,920 14
1993/04/30 4 $4,009,011 -20% 1,314 $3,051   $13,255,931 21
1993/05/07 5 $2,543,553 -37% 1,314 $1,936   $15,799,484 28
1993/05/14 7 $2,145,769 -16% 1,314 $1,633   $17,945,253 35