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Death Becomes Her (1992)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $58,422,650Details
International Box Office $90,600,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $149,022,650
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Production Budget:$55,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 31st, 1992 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: January 20th, 1998 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Fastest to $50m 1,289 $50,608,435 Sep 4, 1992 38
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 239 $6,657,655 Sep 4, 1992 38


   Madeline Ashton
   Ernest Menville
   Helen Sharp
Isabella Rossellini    Lisle Von Rhoman
Jonathan Silverman    Jay Norman
Ian Ogilvy    Chagall
Adam Storke    Dakota
Nancy Fish    Rose
Alaina Reed Hall    Psychologist
Michelle Johnson    Anna
Mary Ellen Trainor    Vivian Adams
William Frankfather    Mr. Franklin
John Ingle    Eulogist
Clement Von Franckenstein    Opening Man
Petrea Burchard    Opening Woman
Jim Jansen    Second Man
Mimi Kennedy    Second Woman
Paulo Tocha    Landlord
Mark Davenport    Eviction Cop
Thomas Murphy    Eviction Cop
Michael Mills    Police Officer
Sonia Jackson    Psychiatric Patient
Jill C. Klein    Psychiatrist Patient
Jean Pflieger    Psychiatric Patient
Debra Jo Rupp    Psychiatric Patient
Carol Ann Susi    Psychiatric Patient
Kay Yamamoto    Psychiatric Patient
Jacquelyn K. Koch    Messenger Girl
Anya Longwell    Chagall Receptionist
Stuart Mabray    Chagall Security
Colleen Morris    Starlet
Meg Wittner    Woman at Book Party
Carrie Yazel    Girl at Dakota's
Michael A. Nickles    Lisle's Body Guard
John Enos    Lisle's Body Guard
Dan Clark    Lisle's Body Guard
Fabio    Lisle's Body Guard
Joel Beeson    Lisle's Body Guard
Ron Stein    Elvis
Bonnie Cahoon    Greta Garbo
Stephanie Anderson    Marilyn Monroe
Bob Swain    Andy Warhol
Eric Clark    James Dean
Dave Brock    Jim Morrison
Lydia Peterkoch    Blonde with Jim Morrison
Phillip Cooper    Coroner
Ernest Harada    Coroner
Susan Kellerman    Second Doctor
Kevin Caldwell    Medical Technician
Alex P. Hernandez    Medical Technician
Donna Ekholdt    Sobbing Nun
Tammy Gantz    Sobbing Nun
Melissa Martin    Sobbing Nun

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Martin Donovan
Screenwriter    David Koepp
Producer    Robert Zemeckis
Producer    Steve Starkey
Production Designer    Rick Carter
Editor    Arthur Schmidt
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Director of Photography    Dean Cundey
Co-Producer    Joan Bradshaw
Assistant Director    Marty P. Ewing
Second Unit Director    Max Kleven
Second Unit Director    Ken Ralston
Unit Production Manager    Joan Bradshaw
Art Director    Jim Teegarden
Set Decorator    Jackie Carr
Second Unit Camera    Don Burgess
Underwater Photography    Jack Cooperman
Visual Effects Supervisor    Ken Ralston
Visual Effects    Doug Chiang
Costume Designer    Joanna Johnston
Costume Supervisor    Pam Wise
Sound Mixer    William B. Kaplan
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Alexander
Re-recording Mixer    Jim Bolt
Re-recording Mixer    Andy D'Addario
Supervising Sound Editor    Charles L. Campbell
Supervising Sound Editor    Donald Malouf
Sound Editor    Larry Carow
Sound Editor    Jeff Clark
Sound Editor    Albert Gasser
Sound Editor    Nils C. Jensen
Sound Editor    Howard Neiman
Music Editor    Kenneth Karman
Make up    Dick Smith
Hairstylist    Susan Germaine
Make-up and Prosthetic Effects Designer    Kevin Haney
Special Body Effects Designer/Creator    Tom Woodruff, Jr.
Special Body Effects Designer/Creator    Alec Gillis
Make-up and Prosthetic Effects Designer    Lance Anderson
Song Writer    Geoffrey Aymar
Casting Director    Karen Rea
Stunt Coordinator    Walter Scott

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1992/07/31 1 $12,110,355   1,409 $8,595   $12,110,355 1
1992/08/07 2 $7,815,250 -35% 1,454 $5,375   $25,660,235 2
1992/08/14 3 $5,902,215 -24% 1,754 $3,365   $35,313,770 3
1992/08/21 4 $3,806,650 -36% 1,866 $2,040   $41,926,820 4
1992/08/28 5 $2,685,945 -29% 1,846 $1,455   $46,376,135 5
1992/09/04 5 $3,194,135 +19% 1,841 $1,735   $50,608,435 6
1992/09/11 8 $1,576,215 -51% 1,704 $925   $52,671,265 7

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1992/07/31 1 $17,844,985   1,409 $12,665   $17,844,985 1
1992/08/07 2 $11,566,570 -35% 1,454 $7,955   $29,411,555 2
1992/08/14 3 $8,708,615 -25% 1,754 $4,965   $38,120,170 3
1992/08/21 4 $5,570,020 -36% 1,866 $2,985   $43,690,190 4
1992/08/28 5 $3,724,110 -33% 1,846 $2,017   $47,414,300 5
1992/09/04 5 $3,680,750 -1% 1,841 $1,999   $51,095,050 6