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Fatal Attraction (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $156,645,693Details
International Box Office $163,454,307
Worldwide Box Office $320,100,000
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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
78% - Certified Fresh
Audience
71% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$14,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 18th, 1987 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 120 minutes
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Keywords: Relationships Gone Wrong
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Jaffe-Lansing Production
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 35 $565,012 Mar 11, 1988 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 31 $768,409 Mar 4, 1988 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 29 $888,368 Feb 26, 1988 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 23 $1,328,606 Feb 19, 1988 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 42 $968,716 Feb 12, 1988 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 39 $1,180,619 Feb 5, 1988 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 42 $1,458,590 Jan 29, 1988 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 34 $1,766,311 Jan 22, 1988 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 38 $2,048,816 Jan 15, 1988 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 33 $2,636,803 Jan 8, 1988 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 21 $3,414,417 Jan 1, 1988 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 35 $3,086,152 Dec 25, 1987 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 106 $1,510,319 Dec 18, 1987 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 91 $2,017,291 Dec 11, 1987 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 58 $3,044,697 Dec 4, 1987 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 26 $5,565,428 Nov 27, 1987 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 46 $4,926,600 Nov 20, 1987 66
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 542 $101,397,640 Nov 20, 1987 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 34 $6,324,493 Nov 13, 1987 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 40 $7,089,680 Nov 6, 1987 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 92 $6,407,677 Oct 30, 1987 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 86 $8,046,843 Oct 23, 1987 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 210 $7,688,730 Oct 16, 1987 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,118 $55,482,673 Oct 16, 1987 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 228 $10,554,336 Oct 9, 1987 24
Biggest October Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 235 $10,554,336 Oct 9, 1987 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 612 $9,347,602 Oct 2, 1987 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,414 $7,707,763 Sep 25, 1987 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,221 $7,602,740 Sep 18, 1987 3

Cast

   Dan Gallagher
   Alex Forrest
Anne Archer    Beth Gallagher
Fred Gwynne    Arthur
Mike Nussbaum    Bob Drimmer
Stuart Pankin    Jimmy
Ellen Hamilton Latzen    Ellen Gallagher
Ellen Foley    Hildy
Meg Mundy    Joan Rogerson
Tom Brennan    Howard Rogerson
Lois Smith    Martha
J.J. Johnston    O'Rourke
Michael Arkin    Lieutenant
Sam J. Coppola    Fuselli
Eunice Prewitt    Receptionist
Jane Krakowski    Babysitter
Justine Johnson    Real Estate Agent
Mary Joy    Teacher
Christine Farrell    Teacher
Marc McQue    Chuck
James Eckhouse    Man in Japanese Restaurant
Faith Geer    Nurse
Carol Schneider    Waitress
David Bates    Executive
Anna Levine    Secretary
Alicia Perusse    Ellen's Friend
Christopher Rubin    Lawyer
Thomas Saccio    Bartender
Greg Scott    Bar Patron
Chris Manor    Doorman
Jonathan Brandis    Party Guest
Joe Chapman    Party Guest
Judi M. Durand    Party Guest
Barbara Harris    Party Guest
Barbara Iley    Party Guest
Angelo Bruno Krakoff    Party Guest
Carlo Steven Krakoff    Party Guest
Amy Lynne    Party Guest
David McCharen    Party Guest
Larry Moss    Party Guest
Mio Polo    Party Guest
Jan Rabson    Party Guest
Marilyn Schreffler    Party Guest
Vladimir Skomarovsky    Party Guest
Dennis Tufano    Party Guest
Lynnanne Zager    Party Guest

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Stanley R. Jaffe
Story Creator    James Dearden
Producer    Sherry Lansing
Screenwriter    James Dearden
Composer    Maurice Jarre
Assistant Director    Robert Girolami
Unit Production Manager    Christopher Cronyn
Production Designer    Mel Bourne
Art Director    Jack Blackman
Set Decorator    George DeTitta, Sr
Director of Photography    Howard Atherton
Costume Designer    Ellen Mirojnick
Editor    Michael Kahn
Editor    Peter E. Berger
Sound Mixer    Les Lazarowitz
Re-recording Mixer    Terry Porter
Re-recording Mixer    David J. Hudson
Re-recording Mixer    Mel Metcalfe
Supervising Sound Editor    Alan Robert Murray
Supervising Sound Editor    Robert G. Henderson
Sound Editor    David Horton, Sr.
Sound Editor    Bruce Lacey
Sound Editor    Nicholas Korda
Music Editor    Dan Carlin, Sr.
Casting Director    Risa Bramon
Casting Director    Billy Hopkins
Stunt Coordinator    David Ellis

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/09/18 1 $7,602,740   758 $10,030   $7,602,740 3
1987/09/25 1 $7,707,763 +1% 777 $9,920   $18,709,510 10
1987/10/02 1 $9,347,602 +21% 1,297 $7,207   $31,229,365 17
1987/10/09 1 $10,554,336 +13% 1,321 $7,990   $45,422,863 24
1987/10/16 1 $7,688,730 -27% 1,324 $5,807   $55,482,673 31
1987/10/23 1 $8,046,843 +5% 1,340 $6,005   $66,554,147 38
1987/10/30 1 $6,407,677 -20% 1,347 $4,757   $75,899,211 45
1987/11/06 1 $7,089,680 +11% 1,351 $5,248   $85,704,764 52
1987/11/13 2 $6,324,493 -11% 1,386 $4,563   $94,602,880 59
1987/11/20 4 $4,926,600 -22% 1,398 $3,524   $101,397,640 66
1987/11/27 4 $5,565,428 +13% 1,398 $3,981   $110,023,750 73
1987/12/04 3 $3,044,697 -45% 1,401 $2,173   $114,297,576 80
1987/12/11 5 $2,017,291 -34% 1,340 $1,505   $117,235,848 87
1987/12/18 8 $1,510,319 -25% 1,173 $1,288   $119,413,319 94
1987/12/25 8 $3,086,152 +104% 1,234 $2,501   $123,532,687 101
1988/01/01 9 $3,414,417 +11% 1,288 $2,651   $129,358,990 108
1988/01/08 9 $2,636,803 -23% 1,273 $2,071   $133,029,549 115
1988/01/15 11 $2,048,816 -22% 1,054 $1,944   $136,063,252 122
1988/01/22 10 $1,766,311 -14% 1,021 $1,730   $138,565,546 129
1988/01/29 7 $1,458,590 -17% 1,002 $1,456   $140,550,664 136
1988/02/05 9 $1,180,619 -19% 878 $1,345   $142,200,833 143
1988/02/12 12 $968,716 -18% 702 $1,380   $143,520,991 150
1988/02/19 11 $1,328,606 +37% 928 $1,432   $145,112,706 157
1988/02/26 12 $888,368 -33% 718 $1,237   $146,488,799 164
1988/03/04 11 $768,409 -14% 534 $1,439   $147,589,380 171
1988/03/11 12 $565,012 -26% 445 $1,270   $148,453,989 178

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/09/18 1 $11,001,747   758 $14,514   $11,001,747 7
1987/09/25 1 $10,880,016 -1% 777 $14,003   $21,881,763 14
1987/10/02 1 $12,986,764 +19% 1,297 $10,013   $34,868,527 21
1987/10/09 1 $12,925,416 n/c 1,321 $9,785   $47,793,943 28
1987/10/16 1 $10,713,361 -17% 1,324 $8,092   $58,507,304 35
1987/10/23 1 $10,984,230 +3% 1,340 $8,197   $69,491,534 42
1987/10/30 1 $9,123,550 -17% 1,347 $6,773   $78,615,084 49
1987/11/06 1 $9,663,303 +6% 1,351 $7,153   $88,278,387 56
1987/11/13 2 $8,192,653 -15% 1,386 $5,911   $96,471,040 63
1987/11/20 2 $7,987,282 -3% 1,398 $5,713   $104,458,322 70
1987/11/27 4 $6,794,557 -15% 1,398 $4,860   $111,252,879 77
1987/12/04 3 $3,965,678 -42% 1,401 $2,831   $115,218,557 84
1987/12/11 5 $2,684,443 -32% 1,340 $2,003   $117,903,000 91
1987/12/18 8 $2,543,535 -5% 1,173 $2,168   $120,446,535 98
1987/12/25 9 $5,498,038 +116% 1,234 $4,455   $125,944,573 105
1988/01/01 9 $4,448,173 -19% 1,288 $3,454   $130,392,746 112
1988/01/08 6 $3,621,690 -19% 1,273 $2,845   $134,014,436 119
1988/01/15 10 $2,784,799 -23% 1,054 $2,642   $136,799,235 126
1988/01/22 9 $2,292,839 -18% 1,021 $2,246   $139,092,074 133
1988/01/29 7 $1,928,140 -16% 1,002 $1,924   $141,020,214 140
1988/02/05 7 $1,532,061 -21% 878 $1,745   $142,552,275 147
1988/02/12 10 $1,231,825 -20% 702 $1,755   $143,784,100 154
1988/02/19 10 $1,816,331 +47% 928 $1,957   $145,600,431 161
1988/02/26 9 $1,220,540 -33% 718 $1,700   $146,820,971 168
1988/03/04 9 $1,068,006 -12% 534 $2,000   $147,888,977 175