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Cocktail (1988)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $78,222,753Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 946 $78,222,753
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,819 $78,222,753
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 234 $78,222,753
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 543 $78,222,753

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 29th, 1988 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: April 21st, 1994 by Buena Vista Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 103 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Cocktail Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 160 $9,547,042 Sep 2, 1988 38
Fastest to $50m 1,216 $51,409,457 Aug 26, 1988 31

Leading Cast

   Brian Flanagan

Supporting Cast

Bryan Brown    Doug Coughlin
Elisabeth Shue    Jordan Mooney
Lisa Banes    Bonnie
Laurence Luckinbill    Mr. Mooney
Gina Gershon    Coral
Ron Dean    Uncle Pat
Robert Donley    Eddie
Ellen Foley    Eleanor
Andrea Morse    Dulcy
Chris Owens    Soldier
Justin Louis    Soldier
John Graham    Soldier
Richard Thorn    Soldier
Robert Greenberg    Job Interviewer
Harvey Alperin    Job Interviewer
Sandra Will Carradine    Job Interviewer
Allan Wasserman    Job Interviewer
E. Hampton Beagle    Job Interviewer
Parker Whitman    Job Interviewer
Rick Livingston    Job Interviewer
Bill Bateman    Job Interviewer
Jean Pflieger    Job Interviewer
Rosalyn Marshall    Job Interviewer
Jeff Silverman    Job Interviewer
Rich Crater    Job Interviewer
Marykate Harris    Job Interviewer
Lew Saunders    Job Interviewer
Jack Newman    Economics Teacher
Paul Benedict    Finance Teacher
Diane Douglass    Mrs. Rivkin
George Sperdakos    English Teacher
David Chant    Chinese Porter
Dianne Heatherington    Waitress
Arlene Mazerolle    Waitress
Paul Abbott    Snotty Customer
Ellen Maguire    Bar Patron
Joseph Zaccone    Bar Patron
Larry Block    Bar Owner
Kelly Connell    Yuppie Poet
Gerry Bamman    Tourist
James Eckhouse    Tourist
Reathel Bean    Tourist
Peter Boyden    Tourist
Luther Hansraj    Ambulance Attendant
Leroy Gibbons    Singer
Rupert Ojiji Harvey    "Messenjah" Band Member
Eric Babyface Walsh    "Messenjah" Band Member
Hal Saint Duggan    "Messenjah" Band Member
Walter Crash Morgan    "Messenjah" Band Member
Charles Tower Sinclair    "Messenjah" Band Member
Haile Yeates    "Messenjah" Band Member
Ken McGregor    Sculptor
Liisa Repo-Martell    Young Woman at Deli
Adam Furfaro    Young Man at Deli
Kim Nelles    Female Artist
David L. Crowley    Doorman
James Mainprize    Butler
Gregg Baker    Bouncer
Dan MacDonald    Priest

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Heywood Gould    Screenwriter
Heywood Gould    Story Creator
Ted Field    Producer
Robert W. Cort    Producer
Mel Bourne    Production Designer
Neil Travis    Editor
Barbara Dunning    Editor
Mike Love    Composer
Terry Melcher    Composer
John Phillips    Composer
Scott Mackenzie    Composer
Dean Semler    Director of Photography
Rob Cowan    Assistant Director
David Coatsworth    Unit Production Manager
Dan Davis    Art Director
Hilton Rosemarin    Set Decorator
Ellen Mirojnick    Costume Designer
Arthur Rowsell    Costume Supervisor
Richard Lightstone    Sound Mixer
Terry Porter    Re-recording Mixer
Mel Metcalfe    Re-recording Mixer
David J. Hudson    Re-recording Mixer
Richard L. Anderson    Supervising Sound Editor
James Christopher    Sound Editor
Bunny Speakman    Sound Editor
John Dunn    Sound Editor
Jim Weidman    Music Editor
J. Peter Robinson    Song Writer
Donna Isaacson    Casting Director
John Lyons    Casting Director
Branko Racki    Stunt Coordinator
Steven Saxton    Associate Producer

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
1988/07/29 1 $11,789,466   1,404 $8,397   $11,789,466 1
1988/08/05 1 $8,204,479 -30% 1,437 $5,709   $27,424,682 2
1988/08/12 2 $6,227,319 -24% 1,462 $4,259   $38,659,879 3
1988/08/19 5 $4,004,424 -36% 1,462 $2,739   $46,223,292 4
1988/08/26 7 $2,925,064 -27% 1,339 $2,185   $51,409,457 5
1988/09/02 6 $4,374,397 +50% 1,404 $3,116   $57,355,901 6
1988/09/09 6 $2,221,849 -49% 1,417 $1,568   $60,333,130 7
1988/09/16 8 $1,880,887 -15% 1,364 $1,379   $63,002,842 8
1988/09/23 5 $1,642,456 -13% 1,276 $1,287   $65,394,446 9
1988/09/30 8 $1,544,661 -6% 1,187 $1,301   $67,450,001 10
1988/10/07 10 $1,278,534 -17% 1,042 $1,227   $69,217,603 11
1988/10/14 9 $943,833 -26% 981 $962   $70,425,967 12

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1988/07/29 1 $19,220,203   1,404 $13,690   $19,220,203 1
1988/08/05 1 $13,212,357 -31% 1,437 $9,194   $32,432,560 2
1988/08/12 2 $9,786,308 -26% 1,462 $6,694   $42,218,868 3
1988/08/19 5 $6,265,525 -36% 1,462 $4,286   $48,484,393 4
1988/08/26 7 $4,497,111 -28% 1,339 $3,359   $52,981,504 5
1988/09/02 5 $5,129,777 +14% 1,404 $3,654   $58,111,281 6
1988/09/09 6 $3,010,674 -41% 1,417 $2,125   $61,121,955 7
1988/09/16 8 $2,630,035 -13% 1,364 $1,928   $63,751,990 8
1988/09/23 4 $2,153,350 -18% 1,276 $1,688   $65,905,340 9
1988/09/30 5 $2,033,729 -6% 1,187 $1,713   $67,939,069 10
1988/10/07 8 $1,543,065 -24% 1,042 $1,481   $69,482,134 11

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