Happy Gilmore

Happy Gilmore poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $38,623,460Details
International Box Office $2,380,952
Worldwide Box Office $41,004,412
Further financial details...

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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
60% - Fresh
Audience
85% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Theatrical Release: February 16th, 1996 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language and some comic sexuality
Keywords: Golf
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

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Cast

Adam Sandler    Happy Gilmore
Christopher McDonald    Shooter
Julie Bowen    Virginia
Frances Bay    Grandma
Carl Weathers    Chubbs
Allen Covert    Otto
Robert Smigel    Irs
Bob Barker    Himself
Richard Kiel    Mr. Larson
Dennis Dugan    Doug Thompson
Joe Flaherty    Jeering Fan
Lee Trevino    Himself
Kevin Nealon    Gary Potter
Verne Lundquist    Announcer
Jared Van Snellenberg    Happy's Waterbury Caddy
Ken Camroux    Coach
Rich Elwood    Assistant Coach
Nancy McClure    Terry
Helena Yea    Chinese Lady
Will Sasso    Mover
Dee Jay Jackson    Mover
Ellie Harvie    Registrar
Ian Boothby    Guy on Green
Andrew Johnson    Crowd Guy, Waterbury
Kimberly Restell    Crowd Girl, Waterbury
Fred Perron    Waterbury Heckler
Helen Honeywell    Crazy Old Lady
Paul Raskin    Starter #1, Waterbury
William Samples    Starter #2, At&T
John Shaw    Daniel Lafferty
Ted Deeken    Auctioneer
John Destry    Zamboni Driver
Jim Crescenzo    Shooter's At&T Caddy
Brett Armstorng    Shooter's Tournament Caddy
Peter Kelamis    Potter's Caddy
Stephen Tibbetts    Pro Golfer
Edward Lieberman    Pro Golfer
Donald MacMillan    Young Happy
Louis O'Donoghue    Happy's Dad
Lisanne Collett    Happy's Mom
Stephen Dimopoulos    Italian Guy
Douglas Newell    Starter #4 (Pro-Am)
Frank L. Frazier    Blue Collar Fan
David Kaye    Reporter
Zachary Webb    Batting Kid
Simon Webb    Doctor
Mark Lye    Himself
Betty Linde    Elderly Woman
Dave Cameron    Reporter
Lou Kilman    Reporter
Brent Chapman    Offical
Jessica Gunn    Signed Chest Woman
Phillip Beer    Cowboy Joel
Fat Jack    Jack Beard
Michelle Holdsworth    Babe on Green
Charles L. Brame    Abe Lincoln

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Dennis Dugan
Screenwriter    Tim Herlihy
Screenwriter    Adam Sandler
Producer    Robert Simonds
Executive Producer    Brad Grey
Executive Producer    Bernie Brillstein
Executive Producer    Sandy Wernick
Production Designer    Perry Andelin Blake
Production Designer    William Heslup
Editor    Jeff Gourson
Composer    Mark Mothersbaugh
Director of Photography    Arthur Albert
Assistant Director    Peter Marshall
Unit Production Manager    Warren Carr
Co-Producer    Warren Carr
Co-Producer    Jack Giarraputo
Art Director    Richard Harrison
Set Decorator    Mark Lane
Visual Effects Supervisor    John T. Van Vliet
Digital Effects Supervisor    Laurel Klick
Costume Designer    Tish Monoghan
Sound Mixer    Rick Patton
Re-recording Mixer    Paul Massey
Re-recording Mixer    Chris David
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Perry
Supervising Sound Editor    Bruce Nyznik
Sound Effects Editor    Patrick O'Sullivan
Sound Effects Editor    Thom Brennan
Dialogue Editor    Sukey Fontelieu
Dialogue Editor    Chris Assells
Dialogue Editor    Dino DiMuro
Music Editor    Kim Naves
Makeup    Lisa Roberts
Hairstylist    Anji Bemben
Music Producer    Robert Casale

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/02/16 3 $10,112,005   2,022 $5,001   $10,112,005 3
1996/02/23 4 $6,307,875 -38% 2,052 $3,074   $18,462,085 10
1996/03/01 5 $4,811,115 -24% 2,069 $2,325   $24,572,355 17
1996/03/08 8 $3,257,875 -32% 1,945 $1,675   $28,915,565 24
1996/03/15 10 $1,851,360 -43% 1,653 $1,120   $31,779,805 31
1996/03/22 11 $1,332,045 -28% 1,287 $1,035   $33,748,295 38
1996/03/29 20 $630,135 -53% 737 $855   $34,763,995 45
1996/04/05 18 $718,325 +14% 876 $820   $35,679,265 52
1996/04/12 18 $611,460 -15% 711 $860   $36,676,015 59
1996/04/19 20 $443,070 -28% 547 $810   $37,311,265 66
1996/04/26 23 $292,940 -34% 388 $755   $37,735,055 73
1996/05/03 28 $213,150 -27% 290 $735   $38,024,105 80
1996/05/10 31 $184,815 -13% 220 $840   $38,272,750 87
1996/05/17 39 $110,685 -40% 157 $705   $38,431,960 94
1996/05/24 41 $138,320 +25% 104 $1,330   $38,602,000 101

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