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The Wizard (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,278,900Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,047 $14,278,900
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,131 $14,278,900
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,030 $14,278,900
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,219 $14,278,900

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 15th, 1989 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG
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Keywords: Video Game
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,473 $2,696,255 Dec 29, 1989 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,977 $1,414,700 Dec 22, 1989 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,104 $2,142,525 Dec 15, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,531 1,155 Dec 15, 1989 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,519 $14,278,900 Dec 15, 1989 0

Cast

Christian Slater    Nick
Beau Bridges    Sam
Beth Grant    Diner Manager
Fred Savage    Corey Woods
Lee Arenberg    Armageddon Registrar
G.W. Bailey    Game competition sign up man
Tobey Maguire    Lucas' goon at video armageddon
   Haley

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    J. Peter Robinson

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/12/15 5 $2,142,525   1,155 $1,855   $2,142,525 3
1989/12/22 12 $1,414,700 -34% 1,204 $1,175   $4,389,635 10
1989/12/29 10 $2,696,255 +91% 1,193 $2,260   $9,006,270 17

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/12/15 8 $2,974,935   1,155 $2,576   $2,974,935 7
1989/12/22 9 $3,335,080 +12% 1,204 $2,770   $6,310,015 14