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Look Who's Talking (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $140,088,813Details
International Box Office $157,011,187
Worldwide Box Office $297,100,000
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Synopsis

The story follows a mother searching for a new father for her newborn baby, while the baby in question is talking to the audience, letting the viewer know how he experiences everything, from starting out as sperm, to being born, and commenting on his mother’s misadventures.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
58% - Rotten
Audience
47% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 13th, 1989 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 Adult situations/language
Running Time: 96 minutes
Franchise: Look Who's Talking
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: MCEG
Production Countries: Canada,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 39 $711,360 Mar 23, 1990 164
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 82 $699,825 Feb 23, 1990 136
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 58 $2,593,775 Jan 5, 1990 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 41 $3,767,244 Dec 29, 1989 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 195 $1,528,800 Dec 22, 1989 73
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 202 $2,524,622 Dec 8, 1989 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 166 $3,718,495 Dec 1, 1989 52
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 513 $101,543,913 Dec 1, 1989 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 49 $7,878,228 Nov 24, 1989 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 71 $8,537,321 Nov 17, 1989 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 61 $11,409,873 Nov 10, 1989 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 181 $11,457,810 Nov 3, 1989 24
Biggest November Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 337 $11,457,810 Nov 3, 1989 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,016 $59,585,228 Nov 3, 1989 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 423 $11,556,750 Oct 27, 1989 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 628 $14,147,340 Oct 20, 1989 10
Biggest October Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 143 $14,147,340 Oct 20, 1989 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,517 $12,107,784 Oct 13, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,385 1,208 Oct 13, 1989 3

Cast

   James
   Mollie
Olympia Dukakis    Rosie
George Segal    Albert
Abe Vigoda    Grandpa
Bruce Willis    Voice of Mikey
Twink Caplan    Rona
Jason Schaller    Mikey
Jaryd Waterhouse    Mikey
Jacob Haines    Mikey
Christopher Aydon    Mikey
Joy Boushel    Melissa
Don S. Davis    Dr. Fleisher
Louis Heckerling    Lou
Brenda Crichlow    Secretary
Andrea Mann    Salesgirl
Douglas Tuck    Cab Stealer
Alex Bruhanski    Street Worker
B. Casey Grant    Admitting Clerk
Oscar B. Ramos    Hospital Worker
Aurelio Dinunzio    Orderly
Jeff Irvine    Admitting Doctor
Shirley Barclay    Nurse
William B. Davis    Drug Doctor
David Berner    Mr. Impatience
Jerry Wasserman    Mr. Anal
Daliah Novak    Carrie
Zena Darawalla    Lupe
Nicholas Rice    Harry
Neal Israel    Mr. Ross
Blu Mankuma    Director
William Britos    Home Orderly
Deejay Jackson    Burly Orderly
Ida Berner    Lady
Bea Cartmell    Lady
Eleanor Maines    Lady
Mollie Israel    Little Girl
Ryan McIntosh    Little Boy
Gerry Bean    Pilot Friend
Deryl Hayes    Pilot Friend
Enid Saunders    Ester
Nicole Stevens    Silly Baby
Christy Smith    Baby Megan
Sabrina Bailey    Sand Box Baby
Farah Abassi    Chatting Baby
Amber Brownmiller    Blowing Kiss Baby
Ariel Perryman    Nursery Baby
Nigel John Crowe    Nursery Baby
Michael Jospeh Materi    Nursery Baby

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Amy Heckerling
Producer    Jonathan D. Krane
Director of Photography    Thomas Del Ruth
Composer    David Kitay
Co-Producer    Simon R. Lewis
Associate Producer    David Enson
Line Producer    Bob Gray
Assistant Director    Bill Mizel
Second Unit Director    Curtis Petersen
Production Manager    Bob Gray
Art Director    Reuben Freed
Art Director    Graeme Murray
Set Decorator    Barry W. Brolly
Second Unit Photography    Curtis Petersen
Costume Designer    Molly Maginnis
Associate Costume Designer (US)    Abigail Murray
Additional Costume Designer    Susan Molloy
Costume Supervisor    Nicola Ryall
Editor    Debra Chiate
Production Sound Mixer    Ralph Parker
Re-recording Mixer    Jeffrey J. Haboush
Re-recording Mixer    Andy D'Addario
Re-recording Mixer    Mark Rosette
Sound Effects Editor    Steven D. Williams
Sound Effects Editor    Ken Burton
Sound Effects Editor    Stu Chasmar
Sound Effects Editor    Robert Glenn
Sound Effects Editor    Daniel Mandel
Sound Effects Editor    Ted Johnson
Music Editor    Frank McKelvey
Makeup    Todd McIntosh
Hairstylist    Janet Ulmer
Hairstylist (Kirstie Alley)    Roy Sidick
Music Supervisor    Ken Kushnick
Music Supervisor    David Passick
Casting (US)    Jeff Greenberg
Casting (Canada)    Sid Kozak
Stunt Coordinator    Rick Avery

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
1989/10/13 1 $12,107,784   1,208 $10,023   $12,107,784 3
1989/10/20 1 $14,147,340 +17% 1,547 $9,145   $30,128,527 10
1989/10/27 1 $11,556,750 -18% 1,622 $7,125   $45,416,641 17
1989/11/03 1 $11,457,810 -1% 1,638 $6,995   $59,585,228 24
1989/11/10 1 $11,409,873 n/c 1,641 $6,953   $74,303,334 31
1989/11/17 2 $8,537,321 -25% 1,651 $5,171   $85,133,132 38
1989/11/24 4 $7,878,228 -8% 1,651 $4,772   $96,607,137 45
1989/12/01 6 $3,718,495 -53% 1,649 $2,255   $101,543,913 52
1989/12/08 8 $2,524,622 -32% 1,645 $1,535   $104,940,721 59
1989/12/22 10 $1,528,800   1,365 $1,120   $109,568,677 73
1989/12/29 9 $3,767,244 +146% 1,482 $2,542   $115,158,196 80
1990/01/05 9 $2,593,775 -31% 1,445 $1,795   $118,802,709 87
1990/02/23 15 $699,825   651 $1,075   $131,442,096 136
1990/03/23 16 $711,360   624 $1,140   $134,837,533 164

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/10/13 1 $15,981,187   1,208 $13,229   $15,981,187 7
1989/10/20 1 $17,878,704 +12% 1,547 $11,557   $33,859,891 14
1989/10/27 1 $14,267,527 -20% 1,622 $8,796   $48,127,418 21
1989/11/03 1 $14,766,043 +3% 1,638 $9,015   $62,893,461 28
1989/11/10 1 $13,702,350 -7% 1,641 $8,350   $76,595,811 35
1989/11/17 2 $12,133,098 -11% 1,651 $7,349   $88,728,909 42
1989/11/24 5 $9,096,509 -25% 1,651 $5,510   $97,825,418 49
1989/12/01 6 $4,590,681 -50% 1,649 $2,784   $102,416,099 56
1989/12/22 8 $3,351,075   1,365 $2,455   $111,390,952 77
1989/12/29 8 $4,817,982 +44% 1,482 $3,251   $116,208,934 84