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The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $15,432,314Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
16% - Rotten
Audience
27% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 19th, 1990 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 125 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Warner Bros.
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,166 $4,216,063 Dec 21, 1990 5
Widest Opening Weekend 3,083 1,373 Dec 21, 1990 5

Cast

   Sherman McCoy
   Peter Fallow
   Maria Ruskin
Morgan Freeman    Judge Leonard White
Kim Cattrall    Judy McCoy
Saul Rubinek    Jed Kramer
John Hancock    Reverend Bacon
Kevin Dunn    Tom Killian
Clifton James    Albert Fox
Louis Giambalvo    Ray Andruitti
Barton Heyman    Det. Martin
Norman Parker    Det. Goldberg
Donald Moffat    Mr. McCoy
Alan King    Arthur Ruskin
Beth Broderick    Caroline Heftshank
Kurt Fuller    Pollard Browning
Adam LeFevre    Rawlie Thorpe
Richard Libertini    Ed Rifkin
Andre Gregory    Aubrey Buffing
Mary Alice    Annie Lamb
Robert Stephens    Sir Gerald Moore
Marjorie Monaghan    Evelyn Moore
Rita Wilson    PR Woman
Kirsten Dunst    Campbell McCoy
Troy Windbush    Roland Auburn
Patrick Malone    Henry Lamb
Emmanuel Xuereb    Filippo Chirazzi
Scotty Bloch    Sally Rawthrote
Hansford Rowe    Leon Bavardage
Elizabeth Owens    Inez Bavardage
Malachy McCourt    Tony-Doorman
John Bentley    Bill-Doorman
William Clark    Eddie Doorman
Jeff Brooks    Bondsman
T.J. Coan    Bondsman
Don McManus    Bondsman
James Lally    Bondsman
Marcia Mitzman    Bondsman
William Woodson    Gene Lopwitz/V.O.
Nelson Vasquez    Pimp
Fanni Green    Prostitute
Roy Milton Davis    Latino
Shiek Mahmud-Bey    Lockwood
Stewart J. Zully    Court Clerk
Helen Stenborg    Mrs. McCoy
Timothy Jenkins    Billy Cortez
Sam Jenkins    Fox's Assistant
Vito D'Ambrosio    Intercom Man
Paul Bates    Buck
Camryn Manheim    Poe Picketer
J.D. Wyatt    Poe Picketer
Edye Byrde    Poe Picketer
David Lipman    Poe Picketer
George Merritt    Poe Picketer
Kirk Taylor    Aide
O. Laron Clark    Cecil Hayden
Louis P. Lebherz    The Commandatori
Walker Joyce    Bobby Shalfet/Don Giovanni
Anatoly Davydov    Boris Karlevskov
Nancy McDonald    Media Jackel
Ray Iannicelli    Media Jackel
Daniel Hagen    Media Jackel
Kimberleigh Aarn    Media Jackel
Walter Flanagan    Media Jackel
Mike Hodge    Media Jackel
Ernestine Jackson    Media Jackel
Nicholas Levitin    Media Jackel
Novella Nelson    Media Jackel
Noble Lee Lester    Media Jackel
Adina Winston    Female Guest
Richard Belzer    TV Producer
Cynthia Mason    Maid
Ermal Williamson    Butler
W.M. Hunt    Nunnally Voyd
Gian-Carlo Scandiuzzi    Maitre d"
Jon Rashad Kamal    French Waiter
Channing Chase    Shocked Woman
Hal England    French Restaurant Patron
Joy Claussen    French Restaurant Patron
John Fink    French Restaurant Patron
Judith Burke    French Restaurant Patron
Barry Michlin    Funeral Director
Connie Sawyer    Ruskin Family Member
Johnny Crear    Manny Leerman
Sherri Paysinger    Anchorwoman
Kathryn Danielle    P.R. Assistant
Oliver Dixon    Diplomat
Jennifer Bassey    Diplomat's Wife
Katrina Braque    Diplomat's Daughter
Richard Gilbert-Hill    Weiss Aide
Marie Chambers    Weiss Aide
Virginia Morris    Weiss Aide
Barry Neikrug    Weiss Aide
George Plimpton    Well Wisher
Susan Forristal    Well Wisher

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Michael Christofer
Story Creator    Tom Wolfe
Executive Producer    Peter Guber
Executive Producer    Jon Peters
Co-Producer    Fred Caruso
Director of Photography    Vilmos Zsigmond
Production Designer    Richard Sylbert
Editor    David Ray
Editor    Bill Pankow
Composer    Dave Grusin
Associate Producer    Monica Goldstein
Assistant Director    Chris Soldo
Second Unit Director    Eric Schwab
Unit Production Manager    Robert Anderson
Unit Production Manager    Peter A. Runfolo
Art Director    Peter Lansdown Smith
Art Director    Greg Bolton
Set Decorator    Joe D. Mitchell
Set Decorator    Justin Scoppa Jr.
Costume Designer    Ann Roth
Sound Mixer    Les Lazarowitz
Sound Mixer    Jim Tanenbaum
Re-recording Mixer    Andy Nelson
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Pederson
Re-recording Mixer    Don Digirolamo
Supervising Sound Editor    Maurice Schell
Sound Editor    Richard P. Cirincione
Sound Editor    Lou Cerborino
Sound Editor    Mark Rathaus
Sound Editor    Harry Peck Bolles
Sound Editor    Laura Civiello
Sound Editor    Stan Bochner
Sound Editor    Magdaline Volaitis
Sound Editor    Bunny Andrews
Special Make-up Effects    Thomas R. Burman
Special Make-up Effects    Bari Dreiband-Burman
Casting Director    Lynn Stalmaster
Stunt Coordinator    Gary Hymes
Stunt Coordinator    Phil Neilson

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
1990/12/21 7 $4,216,063   1,373 $3,071   $4,216,063 5

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