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Flubber (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $92,993,801Details
International Box Office $85,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $177,993,801
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
23% - Rotten
Audience
33% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$80,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 26th, 1997 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG for slapstick action and mild language
Running Time: 94 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Absent Minded Professor
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Source:Remake
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 428 $35,182 Apr 24, 1998 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 378 $65,318 Apr 17, 1998 145
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 435 $71,673 Apr 10, 1998 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 406 $111,694 Apr 3, 1998 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 402 $157,366 Mar 27, 1998 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 280 $295,261 Mar 20, 1998 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 293 $349,419 Mar 13, 1998 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 303 $422,406 Mar 6, 1998 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 286 $531,651 Feb 27, 1998 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 267 $701,468 Feb 20, 1998 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 239 $1,003,719 Feb 13, 1998 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,113 $211,144 Feb 6, 1998 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,045 $307,758 Jan 30, 1998 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,083 $417,283 Jan 23, 1998 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 703 $1,225,541 Jan 16, 1998 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 651 $1,989,245 Jan 9, 1998 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 358 $4,403,217 Jan 2, 1998 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 439 $5,407,445 Dec 26, 1997 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,107 $4,277,276 Dec 19, 1997 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 996 $6,779,130 Dec 12, 1997 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 882 $11,292,933 Dec 5, 1997 12
Biggest Domestic December Weekend 304 $11,292,933 Dec 5, 1997 12
Fastest to $50m 648 $50,015,818 Dec 5, 1997 12
Biggest Domestic December Day 700 $5,230,000 Dec 6, 1997 11
Biggest Domestic Sunday 1,108 $5,908,000 Nov 30, 1997 5
Biggest Domestic November Weekend 113 $26,725,207 Nov 28, 1997 5
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 555 $26,725,207 Nov 28, 1997 5
Biggest Domestic Weekend 829 $26,725,207 Nov 28, 1997 5
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 302 40.1% Nov 28, 1997 5
Widest Opening Weekend 1,380 2,641 Nov 28, 1997 5
Biggest Domestic Saturday 908 $9,785,000 Nov 29, 1997 4
Biggest Domestic Friday 570 $10,710,000 Nov 28, 1997 3
Biggest Domestic November Day 264 $10,710,000 Nov 28, 1997 3
Biggest Domestic Thursday 253 $5,585,000 Nov 27, 1997 2

Cast

   Professor Phillip Brainard
Marcia Gay Harden    Dr. Sara Jean Reynolds
Christopher McDonald    Wilson Croft
Raymond J. Barry    Chester Hoenicker
Clancy Brown    Smith (Hoenicker's thug)
Ted Levine    Wesson
Wil Wheaton    Bennett Hoenicker
Scott Michael Campbell    Dale Jepner
Edie McClurg    Martha George
Jodi Benson    Voice of Weebo
Leslie Stefanson    Sylvia
Malcolm Brownson    Father
Benjamin Brock    Window Boy
Dakin Matthews    Minister
Zack Zeigler    Teenage Boy
Samuel Lloyd    Willy Barker
Bob Sarlatte    Rutland Coach
Bob Greene    Referee
Tom Barlow    Medfield Basketball Player
Scott Martin Gershin    Voice of Flubber
Julie Morrison    Voice of Weebette

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    John Hughes
Producer    Ricardo Mestres
Screenwriter    John Hughes
Screenwriter    Bill Walsh
Executive Producer    David Nicksay
Director of Photography    Dean Cundey
Production Designer    Andrew McAlpine
Editor    Harvey Rosenstock
Costume Designer    April Ferry
Co-Producer    Michael Polaire
Composer    Danny Elfman
Associate Producer    Nilo Rodis-Jamero
Assistant Director    Matthew Rowland
Second Unit Director    Peter Crosman
Second Unit Director    John Schultz
Second Unit Director    Micky Moore
Unit Production Manager    Michael Polaire
Art Director    James E. Tocci
Set Decorator    Daniel May
Visual Effects Supervisor    Peter Crosman
Visual Effects Supervisor    Tom Bertino
Visual Effects Supervisor    Douglas Hans Smith
Special Effects Coordinator    Stan Parks
Editor    Michael A. Stevenson
Sound Mixer    Agamemnon Andrianos
Re-recording Mixer    Terry Porter
Re-recording Mixer    Mel Metcalfe
Re-recording Mixer    Dean A. Zupancic
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Supervising Sound Editor    Scott Martin Gershin
Sound Effects Editor    Andrew M. Sommers
Sound Effects Editor    Bryan Bowen
Sound Effects Editor    Christopher Hogan
Sound Effects Editor    Michael A. Reagan
Sound Effects Editor    Dino DiMuro
Sound Effects Editor    Richard Dwan
Sound Effects Editor    Dan Hegeman
Sound Effects Editor    Peter Zinda
Dialogue Editor    Constance A. Kazmer
Dialogue Editor    Lauren Stephens
Dialogue Editor    Mark Gordon
Dialogue Editor    Dan Rich
Make up    Cheri Minns
Hairstylist    Carol O'Connell
Song Writer    Danny Elfman
Story Creator    Samuel W. Taylor
Story Creator    Bill Walsh
Casting Director    Nancy Foy
Stunt Coordinator    Freddie Hice

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/28 1 $26,725,207   2,641 $10,119   $35,892,031 5
1997/12/05 1 $11,292,933 -58% 2,653 $4,257   $50,015,818 12
1997/12/12 2 $6,779,130 -40% 2,679 $2,530   $58,688,466 19
1997/12/19 5 $4,277,276 -37% 2,612 $1,638   $64,286,387 26
1997/12/26 8 $5,407,445 +26% 2,008 $2,693   $73,056,808 33
1998/01/02 9 $4,403,217 -19% 1,957 $2,250   $83,110,113 40
1998/01/09 12 $1,989,245 -55% 1,624 $1,225   $85,633,339 47
1998/01/16 17 $1,225,541 -38% 1,052 $1,165   $87,190,216 54
1998/01/23 24 $417,283 -66% 627 $666   $87,708,848 61
1998/01/30 30 $307,758 -26% 411 $749   $88,099,338 68
1998/02/06 31 $211,144 -31% 321 $658   $88,348,753 75
1998/02/13 16 $1,003,719 +375% 722 $1,390   $89,379,861 82
1998/02/20 17 $701,468 -30% 698 $1,005   $90,259,171 89
1998/02/27 19 $531,651 -24% 647 $822   $90,921,307 96
1998/03/06 20 $422,406 -21% 558 $757   $91,458,324 103
1998/03/13 25 $349,419 -17% 501 $697   $91,885,058 110
1998/03/20 24 $295,261 -15% 446 $662   $92,300,787 117
1998/03/27 28 $157,366 -47% 401 $392   $92,522,304 124
1998/04/03 36 $111,694 -29% 297 $376   $92,678,179 131
1998/04/10 44 $71,673 -36% 207 $346   $92,802,481 138
1998/04/17 51 $65,318 -9% 125 $523   $92,925,771 145
1998/04/24 59 $35,182 -46% 98 $359   $92,969,824 152

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/26 2 $3,155,000   2,641 $1,195   $3,155,000 1
1997/11/27 1 $5,585,000 +77% 2,641 $2,115   $8,740,000 2
1997/11/28 1 $10,710,000 +92% 2,641 $4,055   $19,450,000 3
1997/11/29 1 $9,785,000 -9% 2,641 $3,705   $29,235,000 4
1997/11/30 1 $5,908,000 -40% 2,641 $2,237   $35,892,031 5
1997/12/01 2 $819,213 -86% 2,541 $322   $36,711,244 6
1997/12/02 2 $746,854 -9% 2,641 $283   $37,458,098 7
1997/12/03 2 $626,742 -16% 2,641 $237   $38,084,840 8
1997/12/04 2 $638,045 +2% 2,641 $242   $38,722,885 9
1997/12/05 1 $2,555,000 +300% 2,653 $963   $41,278,000 10
1997/12/06 1 $5,230,000 +105% 2,653 $1,971   $46,508,000 11
1997/12/07 1 $3,508,000 -33% 2,653 $1,322   $50,015,818 12
1997/12/08 1 $497,507 -86% 2,653 $188   $50,513,325 13
1997/12/09 2 $493,054 -1% 2,653 $186   $51,006,379 14
1997/12/10 2 $443,933 -10% 2,653 $167   $51,450,312 15
1997/12/11 1 $459,024 +3% 2,653 $173   $51,909,336 16
1997/12/12 3 $1,575,000 +243% 2,679 $588   $53,484,000 17
1997/12/13 2 $3,025,000 +92% 2,679 $1,129   $56,509,000 18
1997/12/14 2 $2,140,000 -29% 2,679 $799   $58,688,000 19
1997/12/15 4 $297,751 -86% 2,679 $111   $58,986,217 20
1997/12/16 5 $342,793 +15% 2,679 $128   $59,329,010 21
1997/12/17 4 $326,088 -5% 2,679 $122   $59,655,098 22
1997/12/18 1 $3,641,289 +1,017% 2,679 $1,359   $63,296,387 23
1997/12/19 6 $990,000 -73% 2,612 $379   $64,286,387 24
1997/12/21 11 $0   2,612 $0   $64,286,387 26
1997/12/22 5 $970,061   2,612 $371   $65,256,448 27
1997/12/23 5 $1,075,000 +11% 2,612 $412   $66,331,000 28
1997/12/24 5 $660,000 -39% 2,612 $253   $66,969,000 29
1997/12/29 7 $1,306,791   2,008 $651   $74,363,669 34
1997/12/30 7 $1,420,000 +9% 2,008 $707   $75,783,000 35
1997/12/31 6 $1,475,000 +4% 2,008 $735   $77,258,000 36
1998/01/01 9 $1,510,000 +2% 2,008 $752   $78,768,000 37
1998/01/02 7 $1,745,000 +16% 1,957 $892   $80,513,000 38
1998/01/03 9 $1,655,000 -5% 1,957 $846   $82,168,000 39
1998/01/04 9 $1,009,000 -39% 1,957 $516   $83,110,113 40

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/28 1 $29,556,061   2,641 $11,191   $38,722,885 9
1997/12/05 2 $13,186,451 -55% 2,653 $4,970   $51,909,336 16
1997/12/12 2 $8,099,775 -39% 2,679 $3,023   $60,009,111 23
1997/12/19 6 $7,640,252 -6% 2,612 $2,925   $67,649,363 30
1997/12/26 8 $11,057,533 +45% 2,008 $5,507   $78,706,896 37
1998/01/02 12 $4,937,198 -55% 1,957 $2,523   $83,644,094 44
1998/01/09 12 $2,320,581 -53% 1,624 $1,429   $85,964,675 51
1998/01/16 18 $1,326,890 -43% 1,052 $1,261   $87,291,565 58
1998/01/23 25 $500,015 -62% 627 $797   $87,791,580 65
1998/01/30 32 $346,029 -31% 411 $842   $88,137,609 72
1998/02/06 33 $238,533 -31% 321 $743   $88,376,142 79
1998/02/13 16 $1,181,561 +395% 722 $1,637   $89,557,703 86
1998/02/20 17 $831,953 -30% 698 $1,192   $90,389,656 93
1998/02/27 20 $646,262 -22% 647 $999   $91,035,918 100
1998/03/06 22 $499,721 -23% 558 $896   $91,535,639 107
1998/03/13 25 $469,887 -6% 501 $938   $92,005,526 114
1998/03/20 25 $359,412 -24% 446 $806   $92,364,938 121
1998/03/27 29 $201,547 -44% 401 $503   $92,566,485 128
1998/04/03 37 $164,323 -18% 297 $553   $92,730,808 135
1998/04/10 41 $129,645 -21% 207 $626   $92,860,453 142
1998/04/17 50 $74,189 -43% 125 $594   $92,934,642 149