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Good Morning Vietnam (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $123,922,370Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
89% - Fresh
Audience
82% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$13,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 23rd, 1987 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: January 10th, 2006 by Buena Vista Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 120 minutes
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Keywords: Radio Industry, Vietnam War, War, Voiceover/Narration, Inspired by a True Story, Military Life, Censorship, Boss From Hell, Intertitle, Terrorism, Culture Clash, Twins, Interracial Romance, Romance, Improvised
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 64 $274,228 Jun 17, 1988 180
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 43 $509,608 Jun 10, 1988 173
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 55 $540,891 Jun 3, 1988 166
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 37 $1,010,396 May 27, 1988 159
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 53 $817,600 May 20, 1988 152
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 65 $737,282 May 13, 1988 145
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 75 $739,831 May 6, 1988 138
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 59 $1,072,181 Apr 29, 1988 131
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 61 $1,467,448 Apr 22, 1988 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 43 $2,084,727 Apr 15, 1988 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 41 $2,371,958 Apr 8, 1988 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 42 $2,804,945 Apr 1, 1988 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 34 $3,322,396 Mar 25, 1988 96
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 590 $101,185,926 Mar 25, 1988 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 30 $4,030,848 Mar 18, 1988 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 28 $4,369,592 Mar 11, 1988 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 30 $5,141,491 Mar 4, 1988 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 40 $5,232,945 Feb 26, 1988 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 26 $6,883,781 Feb 19, 1988 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 16 $9,011,354 Feb 12, 1988 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 32 $8,564,496 Feb 5, 1988 47
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,292 $51,568,528 Feb 5, 1988 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 78 $8,260,432 Jan 29, 1988 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 79 $10,806,276 Jan 22, 1988 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 170 $11,752,913 Jan 15, 1988 26
Biggest January Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 232 $11,752,913 Jan 15, 1988 26

Cast

   Adrian Cronauer
Forest Whitaker    Private 1st Class Edward Motesque Garlick
J.T. Walsh    Sergeant Major Phillip 'Dick' Dickerson
Robert Wuhl    Staff Sgt. Marty Lee Dreiwitz
Noble Willingham    Brig. Gen. Taylor
Bruno Kirby    2nd Lt. Steven Hauk
Richard Portnow    Dan 'The Man' Levitan

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Associate Producer    Steven Saxton

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/01/15 1 $11,752,913   785 $14,972   $12,853,843 26
1988/01/22 1 $10,806,276 -8% 1,194 $9,050   $28,624,688 33
1988/01/29 1 $8,260,432 -24% 1,213 $6,810   $40,237,025 40
1988/02/05 1 $8,564,496 +4% 1,579 $5,424   $51,568,528 47
1988/02/12 1 $9,011,354 +5% 1,588 $5,675   $62,828,894 54
1988/02/19 1 $6,883,781 -24% 1,598 $4,308   $71,489,494 61
1988/02/26 1 $5,232,945 -24% 1,598 $3,275   $78,493,135 68
1988/03/04 1 $5,141,491 -2% 1,591 $3,232   $85,203,373 75
1988/03/11 1 $4,369,592 -15% 1,579 $2,767   $91,060,075 82
1988/03/18 2 $4,030,848 -8% 1,523 $2,647   $96,624,788 89
1988/03/25 5 $3,322,396 -18% 1,486 $2,236   $101,185,926 96
1988/04/01 7 $2,804,945 -16% 1,412 $1,987   $105,387,336 103
1988/04/08 7 $2,371,958 -15% 1,304 $1,819   $108,858,501 110
1988/04/15 9 $2,084,727 -12% 1,128 $1,848   $111,609,833 117
1988/04/22 11 $1,467,448 -30% 1,042 $1,408   $113,664,420 124
1988/04/29 11 $1,072,181 -27% 866 $1,238   $115,171,575 131
1988/05/06 11 $739,831 -31% 701 $1,055   $116,217,151 138
1988/05/13 11 $737,282 n/c 634 $1,163   $117,202,233 145
1988/05/20 11 $817,600 +11% 730 $1,120   $118,282,478 152
1988/05/27 8 $1,010,396 +24% 732 $1,380   $119,555,151 159
1988/06/03 10 $540,891 -46% 621 $871   $120,356,916 166
1988/06/10 11 $509,608 -6% 572 $891   $121,197,107 173
1988/06/17 11 $274,228 -46% 385 $712   $121,650,966 180

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/01/15 1 $16,717,482   785 $21,296   $17,818,412 30
1988/01/22 1 $14,158,181 -15% 1,194 $11,858   $31,976,593 37
1988/01/29 1 $11,027,439 -22% 1,213 $9,091   $43,004,032 44
1988/02/05 1 $10,813,508 -2% 1,579 $6,848   $53,817,540 51
1988/02/12 1 $10,788,173 n/c 1,588 $6,794   $64,605,713 58
1988/02/19 1 $8,654,477 -20% 1,598 $5,416   $73,260,190 65
1988/02/26 1 $6,801,692 -21% 1,598 $4,256   $80,061,882 72
1988/03/04 1 $6,628,601 -3% 1,591 $4,166   $86,690,483 79
1988/03/11 1 $5,903,457 -11% 1,579 $3,739   $92,593,940 86
1988/03/18 2 $5,269,590 -11% 1,523 $3,460   $97,863,530 93
1988/03/25 5 $4,718,861 -10% 1,486 $3,176   $102,582,391 100
1988/04/01 7 $3,904,152 -17% 1,412 $2,765   $106,486,543 107
1988/04/08 6 $3,038,563 -22% 1,304 $2,330   $109,525,106 114
1988/04/15 7 $2,671,866 -12% 1,128 $2,369   $112,196,972 121
1988/04/22 9 $1,902,422 -29% 1,042 $1,826   $114,099,394 128
1988/04/29 8 $1,377,926 -28% 866 $1,591   $115,477,320 135
1988/05/06 9 $987,631 -28% 701 $1,409   $116,464,951 142
1988/05/13 11 $999,927 +1% 634 $1,577   $117,464,878 149
1988/05/20 8 $1,079,877 +8% 730 $1,479   $118,544,755 156
1988/05/27 8 $1,271,270 +18% 732 $1,737   $119,816,025 163
1988/06/03 9 $871,474 -31% 621 $1,403   $120,687,499 170
1988/06/10 8 $689,239 -21% 572 $1,205   $121,376,738 177