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Uncle Buck (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $66,758,538Details
Further financial details...

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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
64% - Fresh
Audience
76% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 16th, 1989 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: June 28th, 2011 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
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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 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 398 $81,180 Dec 29, 1989 138
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 522 $75,050 Dec 22, 1989 131
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 386 $1,548,110 Oct 13, 1989 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 263 $2,859,525 Oct 6, 1989 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 457 $2,701,800 Sep 29, 1989 47
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,277 $50,507,093 Sep 22, 1989 44
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 577 $3,202,280 Sep 22, 1989 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 704 $4,124,590 Sep 15, 1989 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,012 $4,550,887 Sep 8, 1989 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 811 $7,822,640 Sep 1, 1989 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,676 $6,725,275 Aug 25, 1989 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,023 $8,794,501 Aug 18, 1989 5
Widest Opening Weekend 2,484 1,804 Aug 18, 1989 5

Cast

Amy Madigan    Chanice Kobolowski
Patricia Arquette    Additional Voices
   Buck Russell
Macaulay Culkin    Miles Russell
Laurie Metcalf    Marcie Dahlgren-Frost
Jay Underwood    Bug
Gaby Hoffmann    Maizy Russell
Anna Chlumsky    School Child
Mike Starr    Pooter-the-Clown

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/08/18 1 $8,794,501   1,804 $4,875   $11,921,031 5
1989/08/25 1 $6,725,275 -24% 1,835 $3,665   $23,670,446 12
1989/09/01 1 $7,822,640 +16% 1,832 $4,270   $34,726,816 19
1989/09/08 1 $4,550,887 -42% 1,824 $2,495   $40,459,763 26
1989/09/15 2 $4,124,590 -9% 1,817 $2,270   $45,784,193 33
1989/09/22 3 $3,202,280 -22% 1,784 $1,795   $49,835,773 40
1989/09/29 3 $2,701,800 -16% 1,710 $1,580   $53,208,893 47
1989/10/06 5 $2,859,525 +6% 1,611 $1,775   $56,617,733 54
1989/10/13 8 $1,548,110 -46% 1,370 $1,130   $58,568,273 61
1989/12/22 32 $75,050   190 $395   $64,088,109 131
1989/12/29 16 $81,180 +8% 164 $495   $64,189,596 138

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/08/18 1 $13,818,641   1,804 $7,660   $16,945,171 9
1989/08/25 1 $9,959,005 -28% 1,835 $5,427   $26,904,176 16
1989/09/01 1 $9,004,700 -10% 1,832 $4,915   $35,908,876 23
1989/09/08 1 $5,750,727 -36% 1,824 $3,153   $41,659,603 30
1989/09/15 2 $4,973,890 -14% 1,817 $2,737   $46,633,493 37
1989/09/22 3 $3,873,600 -22% 1,784 $2,171   $50,507,093 44
1989/09/29 4 $3,251,115 -16% 1,710 $1,901   $53,758,208 51
1989/10/06 5 $3,261,955 n/c 1,611 $2,025   $57,020,163 58
1989/12/22 16 $95,357   190 $502   $64,108,416 135