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Cocktail (1988)

Cocktail poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $78,222,753Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
5% - Rotten
Audience
58% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 29th, 1988 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: April 21st, 1994 by Buena Vista Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 103 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Cocktail Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 246 $943,833 Oct 14, 1988 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 237 $1,278,534 Oct 7, 1988 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 258 $1,544,661 Sep 30, 1988 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 362 $1,642,456 Sep 23, 1988 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 460 $1,880,887 Sep 16, 1988 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 583 $2,221,849 Sep 9, 1988 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 358 $4,374,397 Sep 2, 1988 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,057 $2,925,064 Aug 26, 1988 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,141 $51,409,457 Aug 26, 1988 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,184 $4,004,424 Aug 19, 1988 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,104 $6,227,319 Aug 12, 1988 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,309 $8,204,479 Aug 5, 1988 10
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 404 $11,789,466 Jul 29, 1988 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,539 $11,789,466 Jul 29, 1988 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,034 1,404 Jul 29, 1988 3

Cast

   Brian Flanagan
Bryan Brown    Doug Coughlin
Elisabeth Shue    Jordan Mooney
Lisa Banes    Bonnie
Laurence Luckinbill    Mr. Mooney
Gina Gershon    Coral
Ron Dean    Uncle Pat
Robert Donley    Eddie
Ellen Foley    Eleanor
Andrea Morse    Dulcy
Chris Owens    Soldier
Justin Louis    Soldier
John Graham    Soldier
Richard Thorn    Soldier
Robert Greenberg    Job Interviewer
Harvey Alperin    Job Interviewer
Sandra Will Carradine    Job Interviewer
Allan Wasserman    Job Interviewer
E. Hampton Beagle    Job Interviewer
Parker Whitman    Job Interviewer
Rick Livingston    Job Interviewer
Bill Bateman    Job Interviewer
Jean Pflieger    Job Interviewer
Rosalyn Marshall    Job Interviewer
Jeff Silverman    Job Interviewer
Rich Crater    Job Interviewer
Marykate Harris    Job Interviewer
Lew Saunders    Job Interviewer
Jack Newman    Economics Teacher
Paul Benedict    Finance Teacher
Diane Douglass    Mrs. Rivkin
George Sperdakos    English Teacher
David Chant    Chinese Porter
Dianne Heatherington    Waitress
Arlene Mazerolle    Waitress
Paul Abbott    Snotty Customer
Ellen Maguire    Bar Patron
Joseph Zaccone    Bar Patron
Larry Block    Bar Owner
Kelly Connell    Yuppie Poet
Gerry Bamman    Tourist
James Eckhouse    Tourist
Reathel Bean    Tourist
Peter Boyden    Tourist
Luther Hansraj    Ambulance Attendant
Leroy Gibbons    Singer
Rupert Ojiji Harvey    "Messenjah" Band Member
Eric Babyface Walsh    "Messenjah" Band Member
Hal Saint Duggan    "Messenjah" Band Member
Walter Crash Morgan    "Messenjah" Band Member
Charles Tower Sinclair    "Messenjah" Band Member
Haile Yeates    "Messenjah" Band Member
Ken McGregor    Sculptor
Liisa Repo-Martell    Young Woman at Deli
Adam Furfaro    Young Man at Deli
Kim Nelles    Female Artist
David L. Crowley    Doorman
James Mainprize    Butler
Gregg Baker    Bouncer
Dan MacDonald    Priest

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Heywood Gould
Story Creator    Heywood Gould
Producer    Ted Field
Producer    Robert W. Cort
Production Designer    Mel Bourne
Editor    Neil Travis
Editor    Barbara Dunning
Composer    Mike Love
Composer    Terry Melcher
Composer    John Phillips
Composer    Scott Mackenzie
Director of Photography    Dean Semler
Assistant Director    Rob Cowan
Unit Production Manager    David Coatsworth
Art Director    Dan Davis
Set Decorator    Hilton Rosemarin
Costume Designer    Ellen Mirojnick
Costume Supervisor    Arthur Rowsell
Sound Mixer    Richard Lightstone
Re-recording Mixer    Terry Porter
Re-recording Mixer    Mel Metcalfe
Re-recording Mixer    David J. Hudson
Supervising Sound Editor    Richard L. Anderson
Sound Editor    James Christopher
Sound Editor    Bunny Speakman
Sound Editor    John Dunn
Music Editor    Jim Weidman
Song Writer    J. Peter Robinson
Casting Director    Donna Isaacson
Casting Director    John Lyons
Stunt Coordinator    Branko Racki
Associate Producer    Steven Saxton

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/07/29 1 $11,789,466   1,404 $8,397   $11,789,466 3
1988/08/05 1 $8,204,479 -30% 1,437 $5,709   $27,424,682 10
1988/08/12 2 $6,227,319 -24% 1,462 $4,259   $38,659,879 17
1988/08/19 5 $4,004,424 -36% 1,462 $2,739   $46,223,292 24
1988/08/26 7 $2,925,064 -27% 1,339 $2,185   $51,409,457 31
1988/09/02 6 $4,374,397 +50% 1,404 $3,116   $57,355,901 38
1988/09/09 6 $2,221,849 -49% 1,417 $1,568   $60,333,130 45
1988/09/16 8 $1,880,887 -15% 1,364 $1,379   $63,002,842 52
1988/09/23 5 $1,642,456 -13% 1,276 $1,287   $65,394,446 59
1988/09/30 8 $1,544,661 -6% 1,187 $1,301   $67,450,001 66
1988/10/07 10 $1,278,534 -17% 1,042 $1,227   $69,217,603 73
1988/10/14 9 $943,833 -26% 981 $962   $70,425,967 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/07/29 1 $19,220,203   1,404 $13,690   $19,220,203 7
1988/08/05 1 $13,212,357 -31% 1,437 $9,194   $32,432,560 14
1988/08/12 2 $9,786,308 -26% 1,462 $6,694   $42,218,868 21
1988/08/19 5 $6,265,525 -36% 1,462 $4,286   $48,484,393 28
1988/08/26 7 $4,497,111 -28% 1,339 $3,359   $52,981,504 35
1988/09/02 5 $5,129,777 +14% 1,404 $3,654   $58,111,281 42
1988/09/09 6 $3,010,674 -41% 1,417 $2,125   $61,121,955 49
1988/09/16 8 $2,630,035 -13% 1,364 $1,928   $63,751,990 56
1988/09/23 4 $2,153,350 -18% 1,276 $1,688   $65,905,340 63
1988/09/30 5 $2,033,729 -6% 1,187 $1,713   $67,939,069 70
1988/10/07 8 $1,543,065 -24% 1,042 $1,481   $69,482,134 77