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Dead Ringers (1988)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $9,134,733Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
83% - Fresh
82% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 23rd, 1988 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
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Keywords: Twins, Same Actor, Multiple Roles, Infertility
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,541 $2,036,547 Sep 30, 1988 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,654 $3,012,180 Sep 23, 1988 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,656 1,042 Sep 23, 1988 3


David Cronenberg    Obstetrician
Jill Hennessy    Mimsy
Geneviève Bujold    Claire Niveau
Jeremy Irons    Beverly Mantle/Elliot Mantle

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Howard Shore

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 9th, 2012

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/09/23 1 $3,012,180   1,042 $2,891   $3,012,180 3
1988/09/30 4 $2,036,547 -32% 1,048 $1,943   $5,488,107 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/09/23 1 $3,451,560   1,042 $3,312   $3,451,560 7