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Ghost (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $217,631,306Details
International Box Office $299,968,694
Worldwide Box Office $517,600,000
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
74% - Certified Fresh
Audience
80% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$22,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 13th, 1990 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: April 24th, 2001 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 127 minutes
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Keywords: Hauntings
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7 $2,527,344 Dec 28, 1990 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 20 $1,237,697 Dec 21, 1990 164
Fastest Movies to Earn $200 Million at the Domestic Box Office 162 $202,815,382 Dec 21, 1990 164
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 22 $1,452,888 Dec 7, 1990 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 20 $1,850,844 Nov 30, 1990 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $3,515,527 Nov 23, 1990 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7 $3,001,897 Nov 16, 1990 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $4,304,422 Nov 9, 1990 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 21 $3,219,491 Nov 2, 1990 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 28 $3,075,940 Oct 26, 1990 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 24 $3,555,283 Oct 19, 1990 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 20 $4,224,020 Oct 12, 1990 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 16 $5,275,106 Oct 5, 1990 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 19 $5,435,657 Sep 28, 1990 80
Fastest Movies to Earn $150 Million at the Domestic Box Office 267 $155,272,132 Sep 28, 1990 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 31 $5,100,861 Sep 21, 1990 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 29 $5,860,523 Sep 14, 1990 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 31 $6,510,023 Sep 7, 1990 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 13 $9,953,630 Aug 31, 1990 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 57 $7,474,702 Aug 24, 1990 45
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 476 $103,993,393 Aug 17, 1990 42
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 76 $8,364,565 Aug 17, 1990 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 108 $9,453,230 Aug 10, 1990 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 217 $10,798,834 Aug 3, 1990 24
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 300 $10,798,834 Aug 3, 1990 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 463 $11,074,738 Jul 27, 1990 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 831 $51,392,872 Jul 27, 1990 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 748 $12,523,295 Jul 20, 1990 10
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 367 $12,523,295 Jul 20, 1990 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,483 $12,191,373 Jul 13, 1990 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,550 1,101 Jul 13, 1990 3

Cast

   Sam Wheat
   Molly Jensen
Whoopi Goldberg    Oda Mae Brown
Tony Goldwyn    Carl Bruner
Rick Aviles    Willie Lopez
Vincent Schiavelli    Subway Ghost
Stanley Lawrence    Elevator Man
Christopher J. Keene    Elevator Man
Susan Breslau    Susan
Martina Degnan    Rose
Richard Kleber    Mover
Macka Foley    Mover
Phil Leeds    Emergency Room Ghost
John Hugh    Surgeon
Sam Tsoutsouvas    Minister
Sharon Breslau Cornell    Cemetary Ghost
Stephen Root    Police Sergeant

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Lisa Weinstein
Screenwriter    Bruce Joel Rubin
Cinematographer    Adam Greenberg
Editor    Walter Murch
Composer    Maurice Jarre
Art Director    Jane Musky
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins

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
1990/07/13 2 $12,191,373   1,101 $11,073   $12,191,373 3
1990/07/20 1 $12,523,295 +3% 1,400 $8,945   $32,291,246 10
1990/07/27 2 $11,074,738 -12% 1,694 $6,538   $51,392,872 17
1990/08/03 1 $10,798,834 -2% 1,766 $6,115   $69,131,226 24
1990/08/10 2 $9,453,230 -12% 1,766 $5,353   $85,477,046 31
1990/08/17 2 $8,364,565 -12% 1,766 $4,736   $99,166,346 38
1990/08/24 2 $7,474,702 -11% 1,766 $4,233   $111,468,095 45
1990/08/31 1 $9,953,630 +33% 1,766 $5,636   $125,016,532 52
1990/09/07 1 $6,510,023 -35% 1,766 $3,686   $133,437,093 59
1990/09/14 2 $5,860,523 -10% 1,766 $3,319   $141,430,824 66
1990/09/21 3 $5,100,861 -13% 1,766 $2,888   $148,347,199 73
1990/09/28 3 $5,435,657 +7% 1,766 $3,078   $155,272,132 80
1990/10/05 4 $5,275,106 -3% 1,766 $2,987   $162,107,561 87
1990/10/12 3 $4,224,020 -20% 1,766 $2,392   $167,447,571 94
1990/10/19 4 $3,555,283 -16% 1,766 $2,013   $172,234,501 101
1990/10/26 5 $3,075,940 -13% 1,766 $1,742   $176,463,597 108
1990/11/02 3 $3,219,491 +5% 1,713 $1,879   $180,635,227 115
1990/11/09 3 $4,304,422 +34% 1,713 $2,513   $186,059,075 122
1990/11/16 5 $3,001,897 -30% 1,713 $1,752   $190,315,716 129
1990/11/23 7 $3,515,527 +17% 1,528 $2,301   $195,359,497 136
1990/11/30 8 $1,850,844 -47% 1,528 $1,211   $197,954,919 143
1990/12/07 8 $1,452,888 -22% 1,386 $1,048   $199,942,490 150
1990/12/21 11 $1,237,697   988 $1,253   $202,815,382 164
1990/12/28 11 $2,527,344 +104% 1,011 $2,500   $206,143,657 171

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/07/13 2 $19,767,951   1,101 $17,955   $19,767,951 7
1990/07/20 1 $20,550,183 +4% 1,400 $14,679   $40,318,134 14
1990/07/27 2 $18,014,258 -12% 1,694 $10,634   $58,332,392 21
1990/08/03 1 $17,691,424 -2% 1,766 $10,018   $76,023,816 28
1990/08/10 2 $14,777,965 -16% 1,766 $8,368   $90,801,781 35
1990/08/17 1 $13,191,612 -11% 1,766 $7,470   $103,993,393 42
1990/08/24 2 $11,069,509 -16% 1,766 $6,268   $115,062,902 49
1990/08/31 1 $11,864,168 +7% 1,766 $6,718   $126,927,070 56
1990/09/07 1 $8,643,231 -27% 1,766 $4,894   $135,570,301 63
1990/09/14 2 $7,676,037 -11% 1,766 $4,347   $143,246,338 70
1990/09/21 3 $6,590,137 -14% 1,766 $3,732   $149,836,475 77
1990/09/28 2 $6,995,980 +6% 1,766 $3,961   $156,832,455 84
1990/10/05 4 $6,391,096 -9% 1,766 $3,619   $163,223,551 91
1990/10/12 3 $5,455,667 -15% 1,766 $3,089   $168,679,218 98
1990/10/19 4 $4,708,439 -14% 1,766 $2,666   $173,387,657 105
1990/10/26 6 $4,028,079 -14% 1,766 $2,281   $177,415,736 112
1990/11/02 2 $4,338,917 +8% 1,713 $2,533   $181,754,653 119
1990/11/09 3 $5,559,166 +28% 1,713 $3,245   $187,313,819 126
1990/11/16 5 $4,530,151 -19% 1,713 $2,645   $191,843,970 133
1990/11/23 7 $4,260,105 -6% 1,528 $2,788   $196,104,075 140
1990/11/30 8 $2,385,527 -44% 1,528 $1,561   $198,489,602 147
1990/12/21 10 $2,038,628   988 $2,063   $203,616,313 168