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Good Morning Vietnam (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $123,922,370Details
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  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 473 $123,922,370
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,168 $123,922,370
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 100 $123,922,370
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 236 $123,922,370
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 91 $123,922,370
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 305 $123,922,370

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


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
Comparisons: vs. Bon Voyage
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 64 $274,228 Jun 17, 1988 180
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 43 $509,608 Jun 10, 1988 173
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 55 $540,891 Jun 3, 1988 166
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 37 $1,010,396 May 27, 1988 159
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 53 $817,600 May 20, 1988 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 66 $737,282 May 13, 1988 145
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 76 $739,831 May 6, 1988 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 59 $1,072,181 Apr 29, 1988 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 61 $1,467,448 Apr 22, 1988 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 43 $2,084,727 Apr 15, 1988 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 41 $2,371,958 Apr 8, 1988 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 42 $2,804,945 Apr 1, 1988 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 35 $3,322,396 Mar 25, 1988 96
Fastest to $100m 603 $101,185,926 Mar 25, 1988 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 31 $4,030,848 Mar 18, 1988 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 29 $4,369,592 Mar 11, 1988 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 30 $5,141,491 Mar 4, 1988 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 41 $5,232,945 Feb 26, 1988 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 28 $6,883,781 Feb 19, 1988 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 17 $9,011,354 Feb 12, 1988 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 33 $8,564,496 Feb 5, 1988 47
Fastest to $50m 1,314 $51,568,528 Feb 5, 1988 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 82 $8,260,432 Jan 29, 1988 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 82 $10,806,276 Jan 22, 1988 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 177 $11,752,913 Jan 15, 1988 26
Biggest Domestic January Weekend 249 $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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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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