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The Money Pit (1986)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $37,499,651Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


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

Movie Details

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


   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

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

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Daily Box Office Performance

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

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