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Ed Wood (1994)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $5,828,466Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
92% - Certified Fresh
Audience
88% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 30th, 1994 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: October 19th, 2004 by Buena Vista Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for some strong language
Running Time: 126 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Movie Business, Cross-Dressing, Wrestling, Breaking the Fourth Wall, Retro Black and White, LGBT, Psychics, Performing Arts, Addiction, Relationships Gone Wrong, Transexual, Religious, Narcotics
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,677 $14,958 Dec 16, 1994 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,858 $20,264 Dec 9, 1994 73
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,636 $1,903,768 Oct 7, 1994 10

Cast

   Edward D. Wood
   Bela Lugosi
   Dolores Fuller
   Kathy O'Hara
   Criswell
   Bunny Breckenridge
G.D. Spradlin    Reverend Lemon
Vincent D'Onofrio    Orson Welles
Mike Starr    Georgie Weiss
Max Casella    Paul Marco
Brent Hinkley    Conrad Brooks
Lisa Marie    Vampira
George "The Animal" Steele    Tor Johnson
Juliet Landau    Loretta King
Clive Rosengren    Ed Reynolds
Norman Alden    Cameraman Bill
Leonard Termo    Makeup Man Harry
Ned Bellamy    Dr. Tom Mason
Danny Dayton    Soundman
John Ross    Camera Assistant
Bill Cusack    Tony McCoy
Aaron Nelms    Teenage Kid
Biff Yeager    Rude Boss
Joseph R. Gannascoli    Security Guard
Carmen Filpi    Old Crusty Man
Lisa Malkiewicz    Secretary
Melora Walters    Secretary
Conrad Brooks    Bartender
Don Amendolia    Salesman
Tommy Berelsen    Tough Boy
Reid Cruickshanks    Stage Guard
Stanley DeSantis    Mr. Feldman
Lionel Decker    Executive
Edmund L. Shaff    Executive
Gene LeBell    Ring Announcer
Jesse Hernandez    Wrestling Opponent
Bobby Slayton    TV Show Host
Gretchen Becker    TV Show Assistant
John Rice    Conservative Man
Catherine Butterfield    Conservative Wife
Mary Portser    Backer's Wife
King Cotton    Hick Backer
Don Hood    Southern Backer
Frank Echols    Doorman
Matthew Barry    Valet
Ralph Monaco    Waiter
Anthony Russell    Busboy
Tommy Bush    Stage Manager
Gregory Walcott    Potential Backer
Charles C. Stevenson, Jr.    Another Backer
Rance Howard    Old man McCoy
Vasek Simek    Professor Strowski
Alan Martin    Vampira's Assistant
Salwa Ali    Vampira's Girlfriend
Rodney Kizziah    Vampira's Friend
Korla Pandit    Indian Musician
Hannah Eckstein    Greta Johnson
Luc De Schepper    Karl Johnson
Vinny Argiro    TV Horror Show Director
Patti Tippo    Nurse
Ray Baker    Doctor
Louis Lombardi    Rental House Manager
James Reid Boyce    Theatre Manager
Ben Ryan Ganger    Angry Kid
Ryan Holihan    Frantic Usher
Marc Revivo    High School Punk
Charlie Holliday    Tourist
Adam Drescher    Photographer
Ric Mancini    Photographer
Daniel Riordan    Pilot/Strapping Young Man
Mickey Cottrell    Hammy Alien

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Tim Burton
Producer    Denise Di Novi
Written by    Scott Alexander
Written by    Larry Karaszewski
Executive Producer    Michael Lehmann
Co-Producer    Michael Flynn
Director of Photography    Stefan Czapsky
Production Designer    Tom Duffield
Film Editor    Chris Lebenzon
Music by    Howard Shore
Assistant Director    Michael Topoozian
Unit Production Manager    Michael Polaire
Art Director    Michael Okowita
Set Decorator    Cricket Rowland
Costume Designer    Colleen Atwood
Costume Supervisor    Nancy McArdle
Additional Film Editor    Tom Seid
Production Sound Mixer    Edward Tise
Re-recording Mixer    David Parker
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Semanick
Re-recording Mixer    Richard Schirmer
Supervising Sound Editor    John Nutt
Sound Effects Editor    Ernie Fosselius
Sound Effects Editor    Sam Hinkley
Dialogue Editor    Joan E. Chapman
Dialogue Editor    Patrick Dodd
Dialogue Editor    Scott Levitin
Music Editor    Ellen Segal
Make up    Ve Neill
Hairstylist    Yolanda Toussieng
Special Make-up Effects    Rick Baker
Casting Director    Victoria Thomas
Stunt Coordinator    John Branagan

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/10/07 9 $1,903,768   623 $3,056   $2,301,695 10
1994/12/09 52 $20,264   44 $461   $5,730,010 73
1994/12/16 56 $14,958 -26% 27 $554   $5,755,976 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/12/09 47 $31,272   44 $711   $5,741,018 77

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/23/2012196,518 6,518$90,464$90,464414