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The Numbers Rating: 8.33 (3 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $51,249,404
International Box Office$16,081,905
Worldwide Box Office$67,331,309
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Theatrical Release: December 16th, 1987 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Keywords: News
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Cast

John Cusack    Angry Messenger
Joan Cusack    Blair Litton
William Hurt    Tom Grunnick
Jack Nicholson    Bill Rorich
Albert Brooks    Aaron Altman
Robert Prosky    Ernie Merriman
Lois Chiles    Jennifer Mack
Holly Hunter    Jane Craig

Production and Technical Credits

Director    James L. Brooks

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/12/25 4 $5,449,920   677 $8,050   $5,890,959 12
1988/01/01 4 $5,906,721 +8% 681 $8,674   $16,225,956 19
1988/01/08 2 $4,301,846 -27% 681 $6,317   $22,374,949 26
1988/01/15 6 $3,507,349 -18% 748 $4,689   $27,448,020 33
1988/01/22 5 $2,601,659 -26% 773 $3,366   $31,199,421 40
1988/01/29 5 $2,161,650 -17% 813 $2,659   $34,089,879 47
1988/02/05 6 $1,829,086 -15% 848 $2,157   $36,581,646 54
1988/02/19 10 $1,647,772   798 $2,065   $40,671,744 68
1988/02/26 8 $1,349,287 -18% 826 $1,634   $42,527,943 75