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Liar Liar (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $181,410,615Details
International Box Office $121,300,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $302,710,615
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 222 $181,410,615
All Time International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 657 $121,300,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 407 $302,710,615
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 25 $181,410,615
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 84 $121,300,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 44 $302,710,615

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$45,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 21st, 1997 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sex related humor and language
Running Time: 87 minutes
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Keywords: Lawyers
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 96 $55,695 Oct 10, 1997 206
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 79 $87,910 Oct 3, 1997 199
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 74 $126,290 Sep 26, 1997 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 78 $125,160 Sep 19, 1997 185
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 100 $228,690 Aug 29, 1997 164
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 92 $3,033,180 May 23, 1997 66
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 226 $5,716,124 May 23, 1997 66
Fastest to $150m 258 $151,487,405 May 2, 1997 45
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 96 $10,137,865 Apr 18, 1997 31
Biggest Domestic April Weekend 92 $18,275,295 Apr 4, 1997 17
Fastest to $100m 311 $100,686,180 Apr 4, 1997 17
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day) 18 $25,377,435 Mar 28, 1997 10
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 6 $47,824,578 Mar 28, 1997 10
Fastest to $50m 529 $70,954,360 Mar 28, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic March Weekend 53 $31,423,025 Mar 21, 1997 3
Top Comedy Weekend Domestic 96 $31,423,025 Mar 21, 1997 3
Top Universal Weekend Domestic 93 $31,423,025 Mar 21, 1997 3

Cast

   Fletcher Reede
Maura Tierney    Audrey Reede
Jennifer Tilly    Samantha Cole
Swoosie Kurtz    Dana Appleton
Amanda Donohoe    Miranda
Cary Elwes    Jerry
Jason Bernard    Judge Marshall Stevens
Ryan Mitchell    Mr. Allen
Anne Haney    Greta
Justin Cooper    Max Reede
Chip Mayer    Kenneth Falk
Randall 'Tex' Cobb    Skull
Eric Pierpoint    Richard Cole
Cheri Oteri    Jane
S.W. Fisher    Pete
Ben Lemon    Randy
Jarrad Paul    Zit Boy
Marianne Muellerleile    Ms. Berry
Krista Allen    Lady in Elevator
Stephen James Carver    Police Officer
Don Keefer    Beggar at Courthouse
Paul Roache    Beggar at Office
Randy Oglesby    Detective Bryson
Charlie Dell    Restroom Man
Jim Jansen    Pilot
Terry Rhoads    Co-Pilot
Michael Leopard    Tow Yard Employee
Charles Walker    Skycap
Ed Trotta    Mechanic
Ernest Perry, Jr.    Bailiff
Skip O'Brien    Court Guard
Tony Carreiro    Cop
Amanda Carlin    Publicist
Matthew Michael Goodall    Cole Child
Samantha Heyman    Cole Child
Anthony Lee    Fred
Eric Sharp    Sharpo the Clown
Christine Avila    Lupe
Hope Allen    Playground Teacher
Carrie Armstrong    Stenographer
Craig Barnett    Deputy
Brandi Burkett    Flight Attendant
Charles Emmett    Macho Attorney
Steven M. Gagnon    Jail Guard
Moon Jones    Jail Guard
Rick Hill    Jail Guard
Mike Grief    Driver
Matthew Arkin    Colleague
Kelly Anne Conroy    Passenger on Plane
Richard Jones    Passenger on Plane
Dennis Napolitano    Piano Player
Michael Adler    Conference Room Attorney
Colleen Fitzpatrick    Conference Room Attorney
Joe Barnaba    Conference Room Attorney
David Fresco    Conference Room Attorney
Ben Brown    Conference Room Attorney
Sue Goodman    Conference Room Attorney
Mark Chaet    Conference Room Attorney
Michael Kostroff    Conference Room Attorney
Catherine Evans    Conference Room Attorney
Howard S. Miller    Conference Room Attorney
Edward Amuwa    Child at Party and School
Patrick Lawrence McTavish    Child at Party and School
Ashley Monique Clark    Child at Party and School
Sara Paxton    Child at Party and School
Derrick Friedman    Child at Party and School
Ashley Rumph    Child at Party and School
David Kikuta    Child at Party and School
Jacob Stein    Child at Party and School
Oliver Kindred    Child at Party and School
Mercedes Vallamil    Child at Party and School

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Paul Guay
Screenwriter    Stephen Mazur
Producer    Brian Grazer
Executive Producer    Michael Bostick
Executive Producer    James D. Brubaker
Production Designer    Linda Descenna
Editor    Don Zimmerman
Composer    John Debney
Composer    James Newton Howard
Director of Photography    Russell Boyd
Second Unit Director    Mickey Gilbert
Unit Production Manager    James D. Brubaker
Art Director    Richard A. Toyon
Set Decorator    Ric McElvin
Second Unit Camera    James D. Brubaker
Visual Effects Supervisor    Jon Farhat
Visual Effects Producer    Robert Stadd
Special Effects Coordinator    Burt Dalton
Costume Designer    Judy Ruskin
Costume Supervisor    Elaine Maser
Sound Mixer    Paul Hamblin
Sound Mixer    Jose Antonio Garcia
Re-recording Mixer    Paul Massey
Re-recording Mixer    D.M. Hemphill
Supervising Sound Editor    Michael Hilkene
Dialogue Editor    Gaston Biraben
Dialogue Editor    Brian Risner
Dialogue Editor    John O. Wilde
Music Editor    J. J. George
Music Editor    Mark Ryan
Make up    Nena Smarz-O'Carroll
Hairstylist    Cammy Langer
Music Supervisor    Jeff Carson
Casting Director    Junie Lowry-Johnson
Casting Director    Ron Surma
Stunt Coordinator    Mickey Gilbert

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/03/21 1 $31,423,025   2,845 $11,045   $31,423,025 1
1997/03/28 1 $25,377,435 -19% 2,853 $8,895   $70,954,360 2
1997/04/04 1 $18,275,295 -28% 2,878 $6,350   $100,686,180 3
1997/04/11 2 $14,486,385 -21% 2,880 $5,030   $120,015,240 4
1997/04/18 2 $10,137,865 -30% 2,909 $3,485   $133,540,325 5
1997/04/25 4 $7,186,130 -29% 2,863 $2,510   $143,839,650 6
1997/05/02 4 $5,858,255 -18% 2,675 $2,190   $151,487,405 7
1997/05/09 6 $3,618,295 -38% 2,312 $1,565   $156,452,370 8
1997/05/16 6 $3,202,550 -11% 2,100 $1,525   $160,615,430 9
1997/05/23 7 $3,033,180 -5% 1,644 $1,845   $164,595,195 10
1997/05/30 8 $1,617,040 -47% 1,320 $1,225   $166,711,300 11
1997/06/06 10 $1,190,265 -26% 1,035 $1,150   $168,507,740 12
1997/06/13 11 $1,007,275 -15% 937 $1,075   $170,045,320 13
1997/06/20 12 $648,885 -36% 717 $905   $171,276,540 14
1997/06/27 8 $1,303,400 +101% 980 $1,330   $172,929,215 15
1997/07/04 11 $1,002,605 -23% 839 $1,195   $174,806,235 16
1997/07/11 13 $803,580 -20% 708 $1,135   $176,255,885 17
1997/07/18 16 $606,970 -24% 595 $1,020   $177,361,145 18
1997/07/25 16 $517,650 -15% 493 $1,050   $178,288,465 19
1997/08/01 21 $380,980 -26% 443 $860   $178,958,005 20
1997/08/08 24 $294,455 -23% 329 $895   $179,488,555 21
1997/08/15 26 $258,515 -12% 275 $940   $179,933,535 22
1997/08/22 34 $176,540 -32% 214 $825   $180,252,765 23
1997/08/29 36 $228,690 +30% 189 $1,210   $180,551,970 24
1997/09/05 34 $122,320 -47% 176 $695   $180,707,295 25
1997/09/12 34 $126,195 +3% 179 $705   $180,876,435 26
1997/09/19 35 $125,160 -1% 168 $745   $181,038,925 27
1997/09/26 31 $126,290 +1% 146 $865   $181,199,095 28
1997/10/03 35 $87,910 -30% 118 $745   $181,317,320 29
1997/10/10 42 $55,695 -37% 96 $580   $181,395,380 30

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/03/21 2 $45,576,925   2,845 $16,020   $45,576,925 1
1997/03/28 1 $36,833,960 -19% 2,853 $12,911   $82,410,885 2
1997/04/04 1 $23,117,970 -37% 2,878 $8,033   $105,528,855 3
1997/04/11 2 $17,873,605 -23% 2,880 $6,206   $123,402,460 4
1997/04/18 2 $13,251,060 -26% 2,909 $4,555   $136,653,520 5
1997/04/25 3 $8,975,630 -32% 2,863 $3,135   $145,629,150 6
1997/05/02 4 $7,204,925 -20% 2,675 $2,693   $152,834,075 7
1997/05/09 6 $4,578,805 -36% 2,312 $1,980   $157,412,880 8
1997/05/16 6 $4,149,135 -9% 2,100 $1,976   $161,562,015 9
1997/05/23 7 $3,532,245 -15% 1,644 $2,149   $165,094,260 10
1997/05/30 8 $2,223,215 -37% 1,320 $1,684   $167,317,475 11
1997/06/06 10 $1,720,570 -23% 1,035 $1,662   $169,038,045 12
1997/06/13 10 $1,589,610 -8% 937 $1,696   $170,627,655 13
1997/06/20 12 $998,160 -37% 717 $1,392   $171,625,815 14
1997/06/27 8 $2,177,815 +118% 980 $2,222   $173,803,630 15
1997/07/04 11 $1,648,675 -24% 839 $1,965   $175,452,305 16
1997/07/11 13 $1,301,870 -21% 708 $1,839   $176,754,175 17
1997/07/18 16 $1,016,640 -22% 595 $1,709   $177,770,815 18
1997/07/25 16 $806,210 -21% 493 $1,635   $178,577,025 19
1997/08/01 21 $617,075 -23% 443 $1,393   $179,194,100 20
1997/08/08 24 $480,920 -22% 329 $1,462   $179,675,020 21
1997/08/15 24 $401,205 -17% 275 $1,459   $180,076,225 22
1997/08/22 33 $247,055 -38% 214 $1,154   $180,323,280 23
1997/08/29 36 $261,695 +6% 189 $1,385   $180,584,975 24
1997/09/05 34 $165,265 -37% 176 $939   $180,750,240 25
1997/09/12 35 $163,525 -1% 179 $914   $180,913,765 26
1997/09/19 35 $159,040 -3% 168 $947   $181,072,805 27
1997/09/26 32 $156,605 -2% 146 $1,073   $181,229,410 28
1997/10/03 36 $110,275 -30% 118 $935   $181,339,685 29