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Edward Scissorhands (1990)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $53,976,987Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  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 1,401-1,500) 1,473 $53,976,987
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,367 $53,976,987
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 285 $53,976,987
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 421 $53,976,987

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 7th, 1990 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: September 5th, 2000 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 107 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
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Keywords: Inventor, Unnamed Character
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: 20th Century Fox
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 271 $7,029,937 Jan 18, 1991 45
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 247 $5,100,408 Jan 4, 1991 31
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 218 $10,782,335 Jan 4, 1991 31
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 144 $9,263,513 Dec 28, 1990 24
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 103 $19,536,793 Dec 28, 1990 24

Cast

   Edward Scissorhands
   Kim Boggs
Dianne Wiest    Peg Boggs
Anthony Michael Hall    Jim
Kathy Baker    Joyce Monroe, Neighbor
Vincent Price    The Inventor
Alan Arkin    Bill Boggs
O-Lan Jones    Esmeralda

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Tim Burton
Screenwriter    Caroline Thompson
Producer    Tim Burton
Producer    Denise Di Novi
Story Creator    Tim Burton
Executive Producer    Richard Hashimoto
Director of Photography    Stefan Czapsky
Editor    Richard Halsey
Special Make-up Effects    Stan Winston
Composer    Danny Elfman
Production Designer    Bo Welch
Associate Producer    Caroline Thompson
Assistant Director    Jerry Fleck
Unit Production Manager    Bill Scott
Art Director    Tom Duffield
Set Decorator    Cheryl Carasik
Costume Designer    Colleen Atwood
Costume Designer    Ray Summers
Sound Mixer    Petur Hliddal
Supervising Sound Editor    Richard L. Anderson
Supervising Sound Editor    David Stone
Sound Editor    James Christopher
Sound Editor    Warren Hamilton, Jr.
Sound Editor    Michael J. Benavente
Makeup    Ve Neill
Makeup    Matthew W. Mungle
Makeup    Selena Miller
Makeup    Brad Wilder
Makeup    Rick Stratton
Makeup    Fern Buckner
Hairstylist    Yolanda Wilder
Hairstylist    Lynda Kyle Walker
Hairstylist    Irene Aparicio
Hairstylist    Rick Provenzano
Hairstylist    Liz Spang
Hairstylist    Werner Sherer
Casting    Victoria Thomas
Stunt Coordinator    Glenn Wilder

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/12/14 3 $6,325,249   1,023 $6,183   $6,579,461 2
1990/12/21 3 $6,013,877 -5% 1,087 $5,533   $14,922,852 3
1990/12/28 5 $9,263,513 +54% 1,109 $8,353   $27,253,282 4
1991/01/04 5 $5,100,408 -45% 1,267 $4,026   $33,785,573 5
1991/01/11 8 $3,655,258 -28% 1,372 $2,664   $38,707,036 6
1991/01/18 10 $3,325,397 -9% 1,319 $2,521   $42,906,516 7

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/12/14 3 $8,654,763   1,023 $8,460   $8,908,975 2
1990/12/21 5 $9,080,794 +5% 1,087 $8,354   $17,989,769 3
1990/12/28 5 $10,695,396 +18% 1,109 $9,644   $28,685,165 4
1991/01/04 5 $6,366,613 -40% 1,267 $5,025   $35,051,778 5
1991/01/11 6 $4,529,341 -29% 1,372 $3,301   $39,581,119 6

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/27/20092053,912 53,912$546,129$546,129473
10/4/20091173,552+36% 127,464$734,784$1,280,913474
10/11/20091189,508+22% 216,972$931,590$2,212,503475
10/18/20091076,315-15% 293,287$798,606$3,011,109476
10/25/20091448,441-37% 341,728$521,143$3,532,252477
11/1/20091278,226+61% 419,954$816,750$4,349,002478
11/8/20091898,461+26% 518,415$1,013,351$5,362,353479
11/15/20092344,488-55% 562,903$462,724$5,825,077480
1/10/20102256,254 897,133$702,612$9,616,977488
3/14/20102054,399 1,041,677$373,950$11,125,661497
4/18/20101833,277 1,134,089$421,503$12,106,076502
10/30/20162215,857 1,957,463$80,105$22,995,653843

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