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Rain Man (1988)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $172,825,435Details
International Box Office $239,974,565
Worldwide Box Office $412,800,000
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
90% - Certified Fresh
Audience
90% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$25,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 16th, 1988 (Wide) by MGM
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 133 minutes
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Keywords: Road Trip, Mental Illness
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 33 $491,213 Jun 16, 1989 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 32 $607,612 Jun 9, 1989 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 32 $745,914 Jun 2, 1989 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 22 $1,177,597 May 26, 1989 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 34 $1,066,269 May 19, 1989 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 26 $1,241,578 May 12, 1989 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 26 $1,586,090 May 5, 1989 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 28 $1,729,486 Apr 28, 1989 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 19 $2,377,533 Apr 21, 1989 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 15 $3,070,695 Apr 14, 1989 122
Fastest Movies to Earn $150 Million at the Domestic Box Office 286 $152,378,999 Apr 14, 1989 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9 $4,114,304 Apr 7, 1989 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $5,537,165 Mar 31, 1989 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 38 $3,003,521 Mar 24, 1989 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 42 $2,878,960 Mar 17, 1989 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 46 $3,140,587 Mar 10, 1989 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 40 $3,858,147 Mar 3, 1989 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 34 $4,711,275 Feb 24, 1989 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 22 $6,668,185 Feb 17, 1989 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 71 $4,540,785 Feb 10, 1989 59
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 527 $102,224,027 Feb 10, 1989 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 68 $5,449,961 Feb 3, 1989 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 76 $6,829,705 Jan 27, 1989 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 133 $7,003,147 Jan 20, 1989 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 94 $10,111,504 Jan 13, 1989 31
Biggest January Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 310 $10,111,504 Jan 13, 1989 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 304 $9,245,626 Jan 6, 1989 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,009 $55,258,945 Jan 6, 1989 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 262 $14,350,610 Dec 30, 1988 17
Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 192 $14,350,610 Dec 30, 1988 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,225 $8,727,311 Dec 23, 1988 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,366 $7,005,719 Dec 16, 1988 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,292 1,248 Dec 16, 1988 3

Cast

   Raymond Babbitt
   Charlie Babbitt
Valeria Golino    Susanna
Gerald R. Molen    Dr. Bruner
Jack Murdock    John Mooney
Michael D. Roberts    Vem
Ralph Seymour    Lenny
Lucinda Jenney    Iris
Bonnie Hunt    Sally Dibbs
Kim Robillard    Small Town Doctor
Beth Grant    Mother at Farm House
Dolan Dougherty    Farm House Kid
Marshall Dougherty    Farm House Kid
Patrick Dougherty    Farm House Kid
John-Michael Dougherty    Farm House Kid
Peter Dougherty    Farm House Kid
Andrew Dougherty    Farm House Kid
Loretta Wendt Jolivette    Dr. Bruner's Secretary
Donald E. Jones    Minister at Funeral
Bryon P. Caunar    Man in waiting room
Donna J. Dickson    Nurse
Earl Roat    Man on Wallbrook Road
William J. Montgomery Jr    Wallbrook Patient entering TV room
Elizabeth Lower    Bank Officer
Michael C. Hall    Police Officer at Accident
Robert W. Heckel    Police Officer at Accident
W. Todd Kenner    Police officer at Accident
Kneeles Reeves    Amarillo Hotel Owner
Jack W. Cope    Irate Driver
Nick Mazzola    Blackjack dealer
Ralph Tabakin    Shift Boss
Ray Baker    Mr. Kelso
Isadore Figler    Pit Boss
Ralph M. Cardinale    Pit Boss
Sam Roth    Floorman
Nanci M. Harvey    Lady at Blackjack table
Kenneth E. Lowden    Guard in Video Room
Jocko Marcellino    Las Vegas Crooner
John Thorstensen    Train Conductor
Blanche Salter    Woman at Pancake Counter
Jake Hoffman    Boy at Pancake Counter
Reni Santoni    Voiceover actor
Barry Levinson    Doctor

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Mark Johnson
Screenwriter    Ronald Bass
Screenwriter    Barry Morrow
Executive Producer    Peter Guber
Executive Producer    Jon Peters
Cinematographer    John Seale
Production Designer    Ida Random
Co-Producer    Gerald R. Molen
Associate Producer    Gail Mutrux
Associate Producer    David McGiffert
Assistant Director    David McGiffert
Unit Production Manager    Gerald R. Molen
Art Director    William A. Elliott
Set Decorator    Linda Descenna
Costume Designer    Bernie Pollack
Additional Editor    Thomas R Moore
Editor    Stu Linder
Sound Mixer    Richard Bryce Goodman
Re-recording Mixer    Terry Porter
Re-recording Mixer    Mel Metcalfe
Re-recording Mixer    David J. Hudson
Supervising Sound Editor    Bill Phillips
Sound Editor    Hal Sanders
Sound Editor    Pieter Hubbard
Sound Editor    Bruce Lacey
Sound Editor    John Phillips
Sound Editor    Jimmy Ling
Sound Editor    John A Larsen
Sound Editor    Jeff Wilhoit
Sound Designer    Richard Beggs
Music Editor    James Flamberg
Make-up and Hair Designer    Rick Sharp
Make-up and Hair Designer    Edwin J. Butterworth
Make-up and Hair Designer    Joy Zapata
Composer    Hans Zimmer
Music Supervisor    Allan Mason
Story Creator    Barry Morrow
Casting Director    Louis DiGiaimo
Additional Casting    Marie Rowe

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 15th, 2011

February 14th, 2011

It's another really slow week for DVD / Blu-ray releases with a total of one first run release of note. There are a few other smaller releases, as well as catalog titles, etc., The biggest release of the week is also arguably the best, Unstoppable on Blu-ray. And while the release date is bizarre, Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol on Blu-ray is also worth picking up. Also of note is Despicable Me, which came out a couple months ago, but the Blu-ray Combo Pack just arrived last week. More...

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
1988/12/16 2 $7,005,719   1,248 $5,614   $7,005,719 3
1988/12/23 2 $8,727,311 +25% 1,254 $6,960   $20,167,143 10
1988/12/30 1 $14,350,610 +64% 1,254 $11,444   $42,456,753 17
1989/01/06 1 $9,245,626 -36% 1,256 $7,361   $55,258,945 24
1989/01/13 1 $10,111,504 +9% 1,482 $6,823   $69,089,510 31
1989/01/20 1 $7,003,147 -31% 1,509 $4,641   $79,484,881 38
1989/01/27 1 $6,829,705 -2% 1,563 $4,370   $88,805,610 45
1989/02/03 2 $5,449,961 -20% 1,573 $3,465   $96,278,210 52
1989/02/10 3 $4,540,785 -17% 1,573 $2,887   $102,224,027 59
1989/02/17 2 $6,668,185 +47% 1,590 $4,194   $110,564,882 66
1989/02/24 2 $4,711,275 -29% 1,590 $2,963   $116,572,725 73
1989/03/03 4 $3,858,147 -18% 1,580 $2,442   $121,784,071 80
1989/03/10 6 $3,140,587 -19% 1,571 $1,999   $126,080,187 87
1989/03/17 5 $2,878,960 -8% 1,501 $1,918   $130,228,241 94
1989/03/24 3 $3,003,521 +4% 1,542 $1,948   $134,676,210 101
1989/03/31 1 $5,537,165 +84% 1,581 $3,502   $142,319,201 108
1989/04/07 3 $4,114,304 -26% 1,580 $2,604   $148,150,729 115
1989/04/14 5 $3,070,695 -25% 1,550 $1,981   $152,378,999 122
1989/04/21 5 $2,377,533 -23% 1,391 $1,709   $155,748,220 129
1989/04/28 7 $1,729,486 -27% 1,221 $1,416   $158,225,948 136
1989/05/05 9 $1,586,090 -8% 1,218 $1,302   $160,400,737 143
1989/05/12 6 $1,241,578 -22% 1,119 $1,110   $162,186,250 150
1989/05/19 7 $1,066,269 -14% 1,051 $1,015   $163,734,621 157
1989/05/26 9 $1,177,597 +10% 907 $1,298   $165,303,331 164
1989/06/02 11 $745,914 -37% 743 $1,004   $166,310,320 171
1989/06/09 11 $607,612 -19% 667 $911   $167,238,121 178
1989/06/16 12 $491,213 -19% 601 $817   $168,106,313 185

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/12/16 2 $11,439,832   1,248 $9,167   $11,439,832 7
1988/12/23 2 $16,666,311 +46% 1,254 $13,291   $28,106,143 14
1988/12/30 1 $17,907,176 +7% 1,254 $14,280   $46,013,319 21
1989/01/06 1 $12,964,687 -28% 1,256 $10,322   $58,978,006 28
1989/01/13 1 $13,503,728 +4% 1,482 $9,112   $72,481,734 35
1989/01/20 1 $9,494,171 -30% 1,509 $6,292   $81,975,905 42
1989/01/27 1 $8,852,344 -7% 1,563 $5,664   $90,828,249 49
1989/02/03 1 $6,854,993 -23% 1,573 $4,358   $97,683,242 56
1989/02/10 3 $6,213,455 -9% 1,573 $3,950   $103,896,697 63
1989/02/17 2 $7,964,753 +28% 1,590 $5,009   $111,861,450 70
1989/02/24 2 $6,064,474 -24% 1,590 $3,814   $117,925,924 77
1989/03/03 4 $5,013,676 -17% 1,580 $3,173   $122,939,600 84
1989/03/10 5 $4,409,681 -12% 1,571 $2,807   $127,349,281 91
1989/03/17 5 $4,323,408 -2% 1,501 $2,880   $131,672,689 98
1989/03/24 3 $5,109,347 +18% 1,542 $3,313   $136,782,036 105
1989/03/31 1 $7,254,389 +42% 1,581 $4,588   $144,036,425 112
1989/04/07 3 $5,271,879 -27% 1,580 $3,337   $149,308,304 119
1989/04/14 5 $4,062,383 -23% 1,550 $2,621   $153,370,687 126
1989/04/21 5 $3,125,775 -23% 1,391 $2,247   $156,496,462 133
1989/04/28 7 $2,318,185 -26% 1,221 $1,899   $158,814,647 140
1989/05/05 9 $2,130,025 -8% 1,218 $1,749   $160,944,672 147
1989/05/12 6 $1,723,680 -19% 1,119 $1,540   $162,668,352 154
1989/05/19 7 $1,457,382 -15% 1,051 $1,387   $164,125,734 161
1989/05/26 9 $1,438,672 -1% 907 $1,586   $165,564,406 168
1989/06/02 9 $1,066,103 -26% 743 $1,435   $166,630,509 175
1989/06/09 10 $984,591 -8% 667 $1,476   $167,615,100 182