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Dad (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,738,015Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 3,381 $19,738,015
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,388 $19,738,015
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 875 $19,738,015
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,049 $19,738,015

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 27th, 1989 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 118 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,461 $266,960 Dec 22, 1989 59
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,345 $1,386,905 Dec 1, 1989 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,078 $2,928,420 Nov 24, 1989 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,520 $3,144,400 Nov 17, 1989 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,637 $4,504,020 Nov 10, 1989 17
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,980 $19,738,015 Oct 27, 1989 0


   Jake Tremont
   John Tremont
Olympia Dukakis    Bette Tremont
Kathy Baker    Annie
Kevin Spacey    Mario
Zakes Mokae    Dr. Chad
J.T. Walsh    Dr. Santana
Peter Michael Goetz    Dr. Ethridge
John Apicella    Dr. Delibro
Richard McGonagle    Victor Walton
Bill Morey    Hal McCarthy
Mary Fogarty    Gloria McCarthy
Art Frankel    DMV Instructor
Ray Girardin    Butcher
Vickilyn Reynolds    CCU Nurse
Edith Field    Jake's Nurse
Takayo Fischer    Jake's Nurse
Andi Chapman    Jake's Nurse
Erin Strom    Nurse
Lisa Rae    Nurse
Emily Kuroda    Vicki
Jimmy Higa    Chris
Gregory Itzin    Ralph Kramer
Richard Fiske    Bingo Caller
Tony Kienitz    Bank Executive
Terry Wills    Dry Cleaner
Patti Arpaia    Receptionist
Donna Porter    Surprised Neighbor
Jan Munroe    Corporate Employee
Nancy Paul    Corporate Employee
Charles Stransky    Corporate Employee
Patrick Massett    Corporate Employee
Chris Lemmon    Young Jake
Gina Raymond    Young Bette
Justin Petersen    Young John
Sprague Grayden    Young Annie
Lucas Hall    Hank
Katie Kissell    Lizbeth

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Gary David Goldberg
Producer    Gary David Goldberg
Producer    Joseph Stern
Story Creator    William Wharton
Executive Producer    Steven Spielberg
Executive Producer    Frank Marshall
Executive Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Director of Photography    Jan Kiesser
Production Designer    Jack DeGovia
Editor    Eric Sears
Composer    James Horner
Co-Producer    Sam Weisman
Co-Producer    Ric Kidney
Assistant Director    Chris Soldo
Unit Production Manager    Ric Kidney
Art Director    John R Jensen
Set Decorator    Thomas L. Roysden
Costume Designer    Molly Maginnis
Costume Supervisor    Mary Still
Sound Mixer    Ron Judkins
Re-recording Mixer    Chris Jenkins
Re-recording Mixer    David Campbell
Re-recording Mixer    D.M. Hemphill
Supervising Sound Editor    Stephen H. Flick
Sound Editor    Ron Bartlett
Supervising    Curt Schulkey
Dialogue Editor    Warren Hamilton, Jr.
Dialogue Editor    George Simpson
Dialogue Editor    Donald Flick
Music Editor    Jim Henrikson
Casting Director    Judith Weiner
Casting (Boston)    Carol Larkin

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/11/10 3 $4,504,020   1,108 $4,065   $6,306,110 17
1989/11/17 6 $3,144,400 -30% 1,123 $2,800   $10,785,650 24
1989/11/24 8 $2,928,420 -7% 1,188 $2,465   $15,050,135 31
1989/12/01 9 $1,386,905 -53% 1,123 $1,235   $17,094,150 38
1989/12/22 19 $266,960   284 $940   $19,345,975 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/11/10 2 $5,839,160   1,108 $5,270   $7,641,250 21
1989/11/17 6 $4,480,465 -23% 1,123 $3,990   $12,121,715 28
1989/11/24 8 $3,585,530 -20% 1,188 $3,018   $15,707,245 35