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The Cable Guy (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $60,240,295Details
International Box Office $42,585,501Details
Worldwide Box Office $102,825,796
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$47,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 14th, 1996 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for dark thematic elements and crude humor
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Brillstein Entertianment Partners, Licht/Mueller Film Corp.
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 323 $5,254,171 Jul 5, 1996 24
Fastest to $50m 928 $50,451,572 Jun 28, 1996 17

Leading Cast

   Cable Guy

Supporting Cast

Matthew Broderick    Steven Kovacs
Leslie Mann    Robin Harris
George Segal    Steven's Father
Jack Black    Rick
Diane Baker    Steven's Mother
Ben Stiller    Sam Sweet
Janeane Garofalo    Midieval Waitress
Andy Dick    Medieval Host
Harry O'Reilly    Steven's Boss
David Cross    Sales Manager
Amy Stiller    Steven's Secretary
Owen Wilson    Robin's Date
Keith Gibbs    Basketball Player
Tommy Hinkley    Basketball Player
Shawn Michael Howard    Basketball Player
Jeff Kahn    Basketball Player
Suli McCullough    Basketball Player
Jeff Michalski    Basketball Player
Joel Murray    Basketball Player
Andrew Shaifer    Basketball Player
Cameron Starman    Cable Boy
Kathy Griffin    Cable Boy's Mother
Greg Hopla    Medieval Times Fighter
John Ferdinand    Medieval Times Fighter/Karoake Jam
Misa Koprova    Heather
Paul Greco    Raul
Aki Aleong    Party Guest
Lloyd Kino    Party Guest
Dona Hardy    Party Guest
Sara Lowell    Party Guest
Cynthia Mason    Party Guest
Michael Rivkin    Party Guest
Harper Roisman    Party Guest
Sandra Thigpen    Party Guest
Sean Whalen    Party Guest
Marty Zagon    Party Guest
Cynthia Lamontagne    Restaurant Hostess
James O'Connell    Bathroom Attendant
Douglas Robert Jackson    Bathroom Patron
Charles Napier    Arresting Officer
Christopher Michael    Arresting Officer
Charles Knox Robinson III    Steven's Lawyer
John O'Donohue    Prison Guard
Lydell M Cheshier    Jail Inmate
Jason Larimore    Jail Inmate
Ahmad Reese    Jail Inmate
Elilio Rivera    Jail Inmate
Jeremy Applegate    Medieval Times Serf
Adam Consolo    Medieval Times Serf
Michael Fossat    Medieval Times Serf
Kennedy Kabasares    Medieval Times Serf
Robert L. Rasner    Medieval Times Serf
Staci Flood    Karaoke Video Dancer
Mary Lee    Karaoke Video Dancer
Raydeen Revilla    Karaoke Video Dancer
Darlene Worley    Karaoke Video Dancer
Bob Odenkirk    Steven's Brother
Julie Hayden    Steven's Sister
Annabelle Gurwitch    Steven's Sister-in-Law
Blake Boyd    Steven's Brother-in-Law
Lisa D'Agostino    Newsroom Researcher
Leonard Turner    Sam Sweet Judge
Carlo Allen    Sam Sweet Court Clerk
Conrad Janis    Father, "Double Trouble"
Thomas Scott    Sam at 8 Years Old
Steven Scott    Stan at 8 Years Old
Christine Devine    Anchorwoman
Mark Thompson    Newsroom Reporter
Wendy Walsh    Reporter Outside Courtroom
Marion Dugan    Robin's Neighbor
Bill Beasley    Nuclear Dad
Christine Beasley    Nuclear Mom
Adam Beasley    Nuclear Kid
Devon Beasley    Nuclear Kid
Barbara Babbin    Bar Patron
Frank Davis    Bar Patron
Julian Reyes    Bar Patron
Kyle Gass    Couch Potato
David Bowe    Helicopter Paramedic
Bobby Jajonc    Pilot
Robert Zajonc    Medevac Pilot

Cameos

Eric Roberts    Himself
Tabitha Soren    Tabitha Soren
Rikki Klieman    Rikki Klieman
Robert Simels    Robert Simels

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Andrew Licht    Producer
Jeffrey A. Mueller*    Producer
Judd Apatow    Producer
Judd Apatow    Screenwriter
Lou Holtz, Jr.    Story Creator
Brad Grey    Executive Producer
Bernie Brillstein    Executive Producer
Marc Gurvitz    Executive Producer
Robert Brinkmann    Director of Photography
Sharon Seymour    Production Designer
Steven Weisberg    Editor
John Ottman    Composer
William Beasley    Co-Producer
Nilo Otero    Assistant Director
William Beasley    Unit Production Manager
Jeff Knipp    Art Director
Maggie Martin    Set Decorator
Matt Sweeney    Special Effects Coordinator
Erica Edell Phillips    Costume Designer
Amy Stofsky    Costume Supervisor
Samuel Craven    Film Editor
Gail Du Fosse    Contributing Film Editor
Nelson Stoll    Sound Mixer
Scott Millan    Re-recording Mixer
Chris David    Re-recording Mixer
Tom Perry    Re-recording Mixer
Robert Grieve    Supervising Sound Editor
Gregory King    Supervising Sound Editor
Yann Delpuech    Sound Effects Editor
Rob Nokes    Sound Effects Editor
Alison Fisher    Dialogue Editor
Michael Haight    Dialogue Editor
Lia Vollack    Music Editor
Jeanette Surga    Music Editor
Sheryl Leigh Ptak    Make up
Juliana Roberts    Music Supervisor
Juel Bestrop    Casting Director
Freddie Hice    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
1996/06/14 1 $19,806,226   2,657 $7,454   $19,806,226 1
1996/06/21 4 $10,321,903 -48% 2,657 $3,885   $40,643,476 2
1996/06/28 7 $4,807,927 -53% 2,590 $1,856   $50,451,572 3
1996/07/05 10 $2,589,012 -46% 2,042 $1,268   $54,352,588 4
1996/07/12 12 $1,006,189 -61% 1,004 $1,002   $56,261,724 5
1996/07/19 20 $307,404 -69% 450 $683   $57,064,576 6
1996/07/26 29 $103,742 -66% 283 $367   $57,330,460 7
1996/08/02 21 $714,069 +588% 769 $929   $58,088,989 8
1996/08/09 24 $502,444 -30% 624 $805   $59,003,776 9
1996/08/16 25 $316,085 -37% 475 $665   $59,616,298 10
1996/08/23 33 $204,589 -35% 310 $660   $60,022,922 11
1996/08/30 51 $50,598 -75% 131 $386   $60,154,431 12

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/06/14 1 $30,321,573   2,657 $11,412   $30,321,573 1
1996/06/21 4 $15,322,072 -49% 2,657 $5,767   $45,643,645 2
1996/06/28 7 $6,119,931 -60% 2,590 $2,363   $51,763,576 3
1996/07/05 10 $3,491,959 -43% 2,042 $1,710   $55,255,535 4
1996/07/12 12 $1,501,637 -57% 1,004 $1,496   $56,757,172 5
1996/07/19 20 $469,546 -69% 450 $1,043   $57,226,718 6
1996/07/26 31 $148,202 -68% 283 $524   $57,374,920 7
1996/08/02 21 $1,126,412 +660% 769 $1,465   $58,501,332 8
1996/08/09 24 $798,881 -29% 624 $1,280   $59,300,213 9
1996/08/16 26 $518,120 -35% 475 $1,091   $59,818,333 10
1996/08/23 34 $285,500 -45% 310 $921   $60,103,833 11

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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