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Arachnophobia (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $53,208,180Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,533 $53,208,180
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,460 $53,208,180

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

Movie Details

Production Budget:$31,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 18th, 1990 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 105 minutes
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Keywords: Animals Gone Bad, Animal Lead, Academics, Field Scientists, Doctors, Prologue, Country Mouse, City Mouse, Creature Features, Anxiety and Phobias
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Hollywood Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Supporting Cast

Jeff Daniels    Ross Jennings
Harley Jane Kozak    Molly Jennings
John Goodman    Delbert McClintock
Julian Sands    Doctor James Atherton
Stuart Pankin    Sheriff Parsons
Brian McNamara    Chris Collins
Mark L. Taylor    Jerry Manley
Henry Jones    Doctor Sam Metcalf
Peter Jason    Henry Beechwood
James Handy    Milton Briggs
Roy Brocksmith    Irv Kendall
Kathy Kinney    Blaire Kendall
Mary Carver    Margaret Hollins
Garette Patrick Ratliff    Tommy Jennings
Marlene Katz    Shelley Jennings
Jane Marla Robbins    Edna Beechwood
Theo Schwartz    Bunny Beechwood
Cori Wellins    Becky Beechwood
Chance Boyer    Bobby Beechwood
Brandy Brandy    Brandy Beechwood
Frances Bay    Evelyn Metcalf
Lois de Banzie    Henrietta Manley
Warren Rice    Dick Manley
Robert Frank Telfer    Mayor Bob
Michael Steve Jones    Irv's Assistant
Fiona Walsh    Little Girl
Terese Del Piero    Mom
Nathaniel Spitzley    Todd Miller
Jay Scorpio    Mover
Mai-Lis Kuniholm    Girlfriend
Robert "Bobby Z" Zajonc*    Reserve pilot

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Don Jakoby    Screenwriter
Wesley Strick    Screenwriter
Don Jakoby    Story Creator
Al Williams    Story Creator
Kathleen Kennedy    Producer
Richard Vane    Producer
Steven Spielberg    Executive Producer
Frank Marshall    Executive Producer
James Bissell    Production Designer
Michael Kahn    Editor
Jimmy Buffett    Composer
Michael Utley    Composer
Jay Oliver    Composer
Mikael Salomon    Director of Photography
Don Jakoby    Co-Producer
Ted Field    Co-Executive Producer
Robert W. Cort    Co-Executive Producer
William S. Beasley    Associate Producer
Bruce Cohen    Assistant Director
William S. Beasley    Unit Production Manager
Chris Burian-Mohr    Art Director
Jackie Carr    Set Decorator
Jennifer L. Parsons    Costume Designer
Ronald Judkins    Sound Mixer
Terry Porter    Re-recording Mixer
David J. Hudson    Re-recording Mixer
Mel Metcalfe    Re-recording Mixer
Tom C McCarthy    Supervising Sound Editor
Bill Hartman    Sound Editor
David M. Ice    Sound Editor
Jimmy Ling    Sound Editor
Roxanne McCarthy    Sound Editor
Don S. Walden    Sound Editor
Christopher T. Welch    Sound Editor
David Williams    Sound Editor
Thomas A. Carlson    Music Editor
Trevor Jones    Song Writer
Mike Fenton    Casting Director
Judy Taylor    Casting Director
Valorie Massalas    Casting Director
Chuck Waters    Stunt Coordinator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/07/20 3 $8,045,760   1,479 $5,440   $10,453,492 1
1990/07/27 4 $8,162,034 +1% 1,831 $4,458   $23,831,682 2
1990/08/03 5 $5,964,875 -27% 2,005 $2,975   $34,184,492 3
1990/08/10 8 $3,602,023 -40% 1,823 $1,976   $41,154,113 4
1990/08/17 12 $1,842,429 -49% 1,377 $1,338   $45,053,945 5

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/07/20 3 $13,261,916   1,479 $8,967   $15,669,648 2
1990/07/27 4 $12,549,969 -5% 1,831 $6,854   $28,219,617 3
1990/08/03 5 $9,332,473 -26% 2,005 $4,655   $37,552,090 4
1990/08/10 7 $5,659,426 -39% 1,823 $3,104   $43,211,516 5