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The Color of Money (1986)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $52,293,000Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,527 $52,293,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,404 $52,293,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 451 $52,293,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 755 $52,293,000

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 17th, 1986 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: June 4th, 2012 by Buena Vista Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 119 minutes
Franchise: Eddie Felson
Comparisons: vs. Sexy Beast
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Keywords: Gambling, Confidence Men
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners III
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 27 $857,319 Apr 3, 1987 171
Fastest to $50m 1,492 $50,159,778 Apr 3, 1987 171
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 247 $7,472,122 Nov 28, 1986 45
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 283 $7,472,122 Nov 28, 1986 45
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 159 $7,246,401 Nov 14, 1986 31
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day) 53 $5,292,685 Oct 31, 1986 17
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 26 $12,340,088 Oct 31, 1986 17

Cast

   Eddie
   Vincent
   Carmen
Helen Shaver    Janelle
John Turturro    Julian
Robert Agins    Earl at Chalkies
Alvin Anastasia    Kennedy
Randall Arney    Child World Customer
Elizabeth Bracco    Diane At Bar
Vito D'Ambrosio    Lou in Child World
Ron Dean    Guy in Crowd
Lisa Dodson    Child World Customer
Donald A. Feeney    Referee
Paul Geier    Two Brothers / Stranger Player
Carey Goldenberg    Congratulating Spectator
Joe Guastaferro    Chuck the Bartender
Paul Herman    Player at Casino Bar
Mark Jarvis    Guy at Janelle's
Lawrence Linn    Congratulating Spectator
Keith McCreedy    Grady Seasons
Jimmy Mataya    Julian's Friend in Green Room
Grady Mathews    Dud
Carol Messing    Julian's Flirt
Steve Mizerak    Duke, Eddie's First Opponent
Rick Mohr    Congratulating Spectator
Lloyd Moss    Narrator, Resorts International
Michael Nash    Moselle's Opponent
Mario Nieves    Third Latin Guy
Miguel A. Nino    First Latin Guy
Andy Nolfo    Referee
Ernest Perry, Jr.    Eye Doctor
Jerry Piller    Tom
Iggy Pop    Skinny Player on the Road
Richard Price    Guy Who Calls Dud
Juan Ramirez    Second Latin Guy
Alex Ross    Bartender Who Bets
Peter Saxe    Casino Bar Band Member
Charles Scorsese    High Roller
Rodrick Selby    Congratulating Spectator
Christina Sigel    Waitress
Harold L. Simonsen    Chief Justice Tournament
Fred Squillo    High Roller
Brian Sunina    Casino Bar Band Member
Wandachristine    Casino Clerk
Forest Whitaker    Amos
Jim Widlowski    Casino Bar Band Member
Bruce A. Young    Moselle

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Irving Axelrad
Producer    Barbara De Fina
Screenwriter    Richard Price
Based on the novel "The Color of Money"    Walter Tevis
Director of Photography    Michael Ballhaus
Production Designer    Boris Leven
Associate Producer    Dodie Foster
Assistant Director    Joseph Reidy
Second Unit Director    Phil Marco
Production Manager    Dodie Foster
Set Decorator    Karen O'Hara
Costume Designer    Richard Bruno
Costume Supervisor    William Loger
Editor    Thelma Schoonmaker
Sound Mixer    Glenn Williams
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Fleischman
Supervising Sound Editor    Skip Lievsay
Sound Editor    Jess Soraci
Sound Editor    Harry Peck Bolles
Sound Editor    Ron Bochar
Sound Editor    Thomas Guilino
Sound Editor    Richard Goldberg
Music Editor    Todd Kasow
Makeup    Monty Westmore
Hairstylist    Kathe Muller Swanson
Song Writer    Robbie Robertson
Song Writer    Lawrence Lucie
Song Writer    Don Henley
Song Writer    Danny Kortchmar
Song Writer    J.D. Souther
Song Writer    Robert Palmer
Song Writer    Eric Clapton
Song Writer    Mark Knopfler
Song Writer    Willie Dixon
Stunt Coordinator    Rick Lefevour
Casting    Gretchen Rennell
Casting    Jane Alderman
Casting    Shelley Andreas

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/10/17 2 $6,357,877   635 $10,012   $6,357,877 1
1986/10/24 2 $5,256,832 -17% 817 $6,434   $13,742,233 2
1986/10/31 2 $5,292,685 +1% 1,183 $4,474   $20,788,665 3
1986/11/07 2 $4,400,608 -17% 1,205 $3,652   $26,988,149 4
1986/11/14 2 $3,107,994 -29% 1,205 $2,579   $31,459,355 5
1986/11/21 5 $2,504,759 -19% 1,183 $2,117   $34,749,052 6
1986/11/28 5 $3,204,806 +28% 1,170 $2,739   $39,619,628 7
1986/12/05 6 $1,503,724 -53% 1,104 $1,362   $41,680,532 8
1986/12/12 10 $694,431 -54% 906 $766   $42,719,446 9
1987/04/03 15 $857,319   690 $1,242   $50,159,778 25

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/10/17 2 $8,485,401   635 $13,363   $8,485,401 1
1986/10/24 2 $7,010,579 -17% 817 $8,581   $15,495,980 2
1986/10/31 2 $7,091,561 +1% 1,183 $5,995   $22,587,541 3
1986/11/07 2 $5,763,820 -19% 1,205 $4,783   $28,351,361 4
1986/11/14 2 $3,892,932 -32% 1,205 $3,231   $32,244,293 5
1986/11/21 5 $4,170,529 +7% 1,183 $3,525   $36,414,822 6
1986/11/28 5 $3,761,986 -10% 1,170 $3,215   $40,176,808 7
1986/12/05 6 $1,848,207 -51% 1,104 $1,674   $42,025,015 8