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The `Burbs (1989)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $35,382,246Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,319 $35,382,246
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,263 $35,382,246
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 478 $35,382,246
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 616 $35,382,246

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 17th, 1989 (Wide) by Universal, released as The `burbs
Video Release: May 4th, 1999 by Universal Home Entertainment, released as The `burbs
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 102 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day) 97 $11,101,197 Feb 17, 1989 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 52 $24,956,826 Feb 17, 1989 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day) 57 $11,101,197 Feb 17, 1989 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 34 $24,956,826 Feb 17, 1989 3

Leading Cast

   Ray Peterson

Supporting Cast

Bruce Dern    Mark Rumsfield
Carrie Fisher    Carol Peterson
Rick Ducommun    Art Weingartner
Corey Feldman    Ricky Butler
Nicky Katt    Steve Kurtz
Wendy Schaal    Bonnie Rumsfield
Courtney Gains    Hans Klopek
Henry Gibson    Dr. Werner Klopek
Gale Gordon    Walter
Dick Miller    Garbageman
Robert Picardo    Garbageman
Brother Theodore    Uncle Reuben
Franklyn Ajaye    Detective
Cory Danziger    Dave Peterson
Rance Howard    Detective
Heather Haase    Ricky's Girlfriend
Bill Stevenson    Ricky's Friend
Gary Hays    Ricky's Friend
Kevin Gage    Cop
Dana Olsen    Cop
Brenda Benner    Walter's Daughter
Patrika Darbo    Art's Wife

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Michael Finnell    Producer
Larry Brezner    Producer
Dana Olsen    Screenwriter
Robert Stevens    Director of Photography
James Spencer    Production Designer
Jerry Goldsmith    Composer
Dana Olsen    Co-Producer
Pat Kehoe    Associate Producer
Carla McCloskey    Assistant Director
Pat Kehoe    Unit Production Manager
John Anderson    Set Decorator
John Hora    Additional Photography
Michael Owens    Visual Effects Supervisor
Rosanna Norton    Costume Designer
Eric H. Sandberg    Costume Supervisor
Cheryl Beasley Blackwell    Costume Supervisor
Marshall Harvey    Editor
Ken King    Sound Mixer
Michael Minkler    Re-recording Mixer
Gary Bourgeois    Re-recording Mixer
George Simpson    Supervising Sound Editor
Michael J. Benavente    Sound Editor
Warren Hamilton, Jr.    Sound Editor
Kenneth Hall    Music Editor
Michael Germain    Makeup
Daniel C. Striepeke    Makeup
Christine Lee    Hairstylist
Mike Fenton    Casting Director
Judy Taylor    Casting Director

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
1989/02/17 1 $11,101,197   1,952 $5,687   $11,101,197 1
1989/02/24 1 $6,024,480 -46% 1,956 $3,080   $18,910,842 2
1989/03/03 3 $4,312,410 -28% 1,831 $2,355   $24,543,552 3
1989/03/10 7 $2,607,750 -40% 1,710 $1,525   $28,101,632 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1989/02/17 1 $12,886,362   1,952 $6,602   $12,886,362 1
1989/02/24 1 $7,344,780 -43% 1,956 $3,755   $20,231,142 2
1989/03/03 3 $5,262,740 -28% 1,831 $2,874   $25,493,882 3

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