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Like Father Like Son (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $34,377,585Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 2nd, 1987 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Running Time: 120 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Princess Bride
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Keywords: Body Swap
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 926 $268,950 Dec 11, 1987 73
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 752 $1,721,517 Nov 13, 1987 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 976 $2,099,410 Nov 6, 1987 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,539 $1,909,433 Oct 30, 1987 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,519 $3,130,218 Oct 23, 1987 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,718 $4,258,800 Oct 16, 1987 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,861 $6,081,600 Oct 9, 1987 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,338 $7,189,452 Oct 2, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,487 1,167 Oct 2, 1987 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,127 $34,377,585 Oct 2, 1987 0

Cast

Sean Astin    Trigger
Dudley Moore    Doctor Jack Hammond
Catherine Hicks    Dr. Amy Larkin
Kirk Cameron    Chris Hammond
Bonnie Bedelia    Lady with gum in hair

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
1987/10/02 2 $7,189,452   1,167 $6,161   $7,189,452 3
1987/10/09 2 $6,081,600 -15% 1,267 $4,800   $14,777,092 10
1987/10/16 2 $4,258,800 -30% 1,272 $3,348   $19,828,892 17
1987/10/23 5 $3,130,218 -27% 1,277 $2,451   $23,792,110 24
1987/10/30 8 $1,909,433 -39% 1,277 $1,495   $26,261,543 31
1987/11/06 9 $2,099,410 +10% 1,162 $1,807   $28,757,976 38
1987/11/13 7 $1,721,517 -18% 1,172 $1,469   $30,829,493 45
1987/12/11 18 $268,950   489 $550   $34,192,585 73
2014/05/09 100 $1,319   3 $440   $172,967 9,719

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/10/02 2 $8,695,492   1,167 $7,451   $8,695,492 7
1987/10/09 2 $6,874,600 -21% 1,267 $5,426   $15,570,092 14
1987/10/16 2 $5,091,800 -26% 1,272 $4,003   $20,661,892 21
1987/10/23 5 $3,690,218 -28% 1,277 $2,890   $24,352,110 28
1987/10/30 8 $2,306,456 -37% 1,277 $1,806   $26,658,566 35
1987/11/06 8 $2,449,410 +6% 1,162 $2,108   $29,107,976 42
2014/04/25 64 $8,648   4 $2,162   $156,808 9,709
2014/05/02 78 $6,131 -29% 2 $3,066   $171,648 9,716
2014/05/09 48 $39,848 +550% 28 $1,423   $211,496 9,723
2014/05/16 87 $513 -99% 1 $513   $186,122 9,730
2014/05/23 90 $221 -57% 1 $221   $186,388 9,737