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The Money Pit (1986)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $37,499,651Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
47% - Rotten
Audience
59% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 26th, 1986 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 837 $954,480 May 16, 1986 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 921 $1,354,540 May 9, 1986 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,065 $1,856,400 May 2, 1986 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,286 $2,352,975 Apr 25, 1986 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,638 $2,739,752 Apr 18, 1986 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,911 $3,646,200 Apr 11, 1986 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,094 $5,052,355 Apr 4, 1986 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,758 $5,344,555 Mar 28, 1986 5
Widest Opening Weekend 3,366 1,189 Mar 28, 1986 5

Cast

   Walter Fielding
   Anna Crowley
Alexander Godunov    Max Beissart
Maureen Stapleton    Estelle
Joe Mantegna    Art Shirk
Philip Bosco    Curly
Josh Mostel    Jack Schnittman
Yakov Smirnoff    Shatov
Carmine Caridi    Brad Shirk
Brian Backer    Ethan
Billy Lombardo    Benny
Mia Dillon    Marika
John van Dreelen    Carlos
Douglass Watson    Walter Fielding Sr.
Lucille Dobrin    Macumba Lady
Tetchie Agbayani    Florinda
Scott Turchin    Mover
Radu Gavor    Mover
Grisha Dimant    Mover
Lutz Rath    Geza
Joey Balin    Jimmy
Wendell Pierce    Paramedic
Susan Browning    Samantha
Henry Baker    Oscar
Mary Louise Wilson    Benny's Mom
Irving Metzman    Sid
Frank Maraden    Mattress Man
Mike Russo    Mattress Man
Joe Ponazecki    Mr. Shrapp
Michael Hyde    Driver of Eighteen Wheeler
Mike Starr    Lenny
Frankie Faison    James
Jake Steinfeld    Duke
Matthew Cowles    Marty
Nestor Serrano    Julio
Michael Jeter    Arnie
Afemo Omilami    Bernie
Bruno Iannone    Sol
Ron Foster    Record Producer
Alan Altshuld    Driver of Volkswagon
Tzi Ma    Hwang
Cindy Brooks    Benny's Girlfriend
Leslie West    Lana
Tom Filiault    Cheap Girls
Doug Plavin    Cheap Girls
Chris Tuttle    Cheap Girls
Ed Vadas    Cheap Girls

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Frank Marshall
Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Producer    Art Levinson
Executive Producer    Steven Spielberg
Executive Producer    David Giler
Director of Photography    Gordon Willis
Composer    Michel Colombier
Screenwriter    David Giler
Assistant Director    Michael Haley
Unit Production Manager    Art Levinson
Production Designer    Patrizia Von Brandenstein
Art Director    Steve Graham
Set Decorator    George DeTitta Jr.
Costume Designer    Ruth Morley
Men's Costume Supervisor    Bill Chrisitans
Women's Costume Supervisor    Jennifer Nichols
Editor    Jacqueline Cambas
Associate Editor    Seth Flaum
Sound Mixer    Nat Boxer
Re-recording Mixer    Bill Varney
Re-recording Mixer    Robert Thirlwell
Re-recording Mixer    Ron Hitchcock
Supervising Sound Editor    Charles L. Campbell
Supervising Sound Editor    Louis L. Edemann
Sound Editor    Jeff Bushelman
Sound Editor    Larry Carow
Sound Editor    Mike Dobie
Sound Editor    Rick Franklin
Sound Editor    Chuck Neely
Sound Editor    Jerry R. Stanford
Music Editor    Curt Sobel
Make up    Mickey Scott
Hairstylist    Lyndell Quiyou
Casting Director    Howard Feuer
Stunt Coordinator    Dick Ziker

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.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/03/28 2 $5,344,555   1,189 $4,495   $6,924,050 5
1986/04/04 2 $5,052,355 -5% 1,193 $4,235   $14,097,615 12
1986/04/11 1 $3,646,200 -28% 1,180 $3,090   $18,786,405 19
1986/04/18 3 $2,739,752 -25% 1,180 $2,322   $22,301,422 26
1986/04/25 2 $2,352,975 -14% 1,145 $2,055   $25,456,207 33
1986/05/02 3 $1,856,400 -21% 1,105 $1,680   $27,855,222 40
1986/05/09 5 $1,354,540 -27% 1,034 $1,310   $29,616,347 47
1986/05/16 6 $954,480 -30% 984 $970   $30,940,022 54

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/03/28 2 $7,465,765   1,189 $6,279   $9,045,260 9
1986/04/04 2 $6,094,945 -18% 1,193 $5,109   $15,140,205 16
1986/04/11 1 $4,421,465 -27% 1,180 $3,747   $19,561,670 23
1986/04/18 3 $3,541,562 -20% 1,180 $3,001   $23,103,232 30
1986/04/25 2 $2,895,590 -18% 1,145 $2,529   $25,998,822 37
1986/05/02 4 $2,262,985 -22% 1,105 $2,048   $28,261,807 44
1986/05/09 5 $1,723,735 -24% 1,034 $1,667   $29,985,542 51