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The Color of Money (1986)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $52,293,000Details
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  5. Video Sales
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,560 $52,293,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,485 $52,293,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 457 $52,293,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 772 $52,293,000

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 17th, 1986 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: June 4th, 2012 by Buena Vista Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 119 minutes
Franchise: Eddie Felson
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Keywords: Gambling, Confidence Men
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners III
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 27 $857,319 Apr 3, 1987 171
Fastest to $50m 1,527 $50,159,778 Apr 3, 1987 171
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 253 $7,748,547 Nov 28, 1986 45
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 294 $7,748,547 Nov 28, 1986 45
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 163 $7,514,476 Nov 14, 1986 31
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day) 53 $5,292,685 Oct 31, 1986 17
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 26 $12,796,600 Oct 31, 1986 17

Leading Cast

   Eddie
   Vincent
   Carmen

Supporting Cast

Helen Shaver    Janelle
John Turturro    Julian
Robert Agins    Earl at Chalkies
Alvin Anastasia    Kennedy
Randall Arney    Child World Customer
Elizabeth Bracco    Diane At Bar
Vito D'Ambrosio    Lou in Child World
Ron Dean    Guy in Crowd
Lisa Dodson    Child World Customer
Donald A. Feeney    Referee
Paul Geier    Two Brothers / Stranger Player
Carey Goldenberg    Congratulating Spectator
Joe Guastaferro    Chuck the Bartender
Paul Herman    Player at Casino Bar
Mark Jarvis    Guy at Janelle's
Lawrence Linn    Congratulating Spectator
Keith McCreedy    Grady Seasons
Jimmy Mataya    Julian's Friend in Green Room
Grady Mathews    Dud
Carol Messing    Julian's Flirt
Steve Mizerak    Duke, Eddie's First Opponent
Rick Mohr    Congratulating Spectator
Lloyd Moss    Narrator, Resorts International
Michael Nash    Moselle's Opponent
Mario Nieves    Third Latin Guy
Miguel A. Nino    First Latin Guy
Andy Nolfo    Referee
Ernest Perry, Jr.    Eye Doctor
Jerry Piller    Tom
Richard Price    Guy Who Calls Dud
Juan Ramirez    Second Latin Guy
Alex Ross    Bartender Who Bets
Peter Saxe    Casino Bar Band Member
Charles Scorsese    High Roller
Rodrick Selby    Congratulating Spectator
Christina Sigel    Waitress
Harold L. Simonsen    Chief Justice Tournament
Fred Squillo    High Roller
Brian Sunina    Casino Bar Band Member
Wandachristine    Casino Clerk
Forest Whitaker    Amos
Jim Widlowski    Casino Bar Band Member
Bruce A. Young    Moselle

Cameos

Iggy Pop    Skinny Player on the Road

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Irving Axelrad    Producer
Barbara De Fina    Producer
Richard Price    Screenwriter
Walter Tevis    Based on the novel "The Color of Money"
Michael Ballhaus    Director of Photography
Boris Leven    Production Designer
Dodie Foster    Associate Producer
Joseph Reidy    Assistant Director
Phil Marco    Second Unit Director
Dodie Foster    Production Manager
Karen O'Hara    Set Decorator
Richard Bruno    Costume Designer
William Loger    Costume Supervisor
Thelma Schoonmaker    Editor
Glenn Williams    Sound Mixer
Tom Fleischman    Re-recording Mixer
Skip Lievsay    Supervising Sound Editor
Jess Soraci    Sound Editor
Harry Peck Bolles    Sound Editor
Ron Bochar    Sound Editor
Thomas Guilino    Sound Editor
Richard Goldberg    Sound Editor
Todd Kasow    Music Editor
Monty Westmore    Makeup
Kathe Muller Swanson    Hairstylist
Robbie Robertson    Song Writer
Lawrence Lucie    Song Writer
Don Henley    Song Writer
Danny Kortchmar    Song Writer
J.D. Souther    Song Writer
Robert Palmer    Song Writer
Eric Clapton    Song Writer
Mark Knopfler    Song Writer
Willie Dixon    Song Writer
Rick Lefevour    Stunt Coordinator
Gretchen Rennell    Casting
Jane Alderman    Casting
Shelley Andreas    Casting

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

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 5th, 2012

June 5th, 2012

While summer is usually the slowest time of the year on the home market, this week is fantastic with a lot of prime releases, including first-run, TV on DVD releases, classics and limited releases. Unfortunately, the largest single category is, "Screener is Late". You will see that phrase countless times on this list. (Perhaps it's because last week was a short week due to Memorial Day.) It is especially hard to select a Pick of the Week, because I don't like handing out that title when the screener is late. There are a few likely candidates, including Burn Notice: The Complete Fifth Season, Yellow Submarine on Blu-ray, but I went with Tomboy on DVD. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/10/17 2 $6,357,877   635 $10,012   $6,357,877 1
1986/10/24 2 $5,256,832 -17% 817 $6,434   $13,742,233 2
1986/10/31 2 $5,292,685 +1% 1,183 $4,474   $20,788,665 3
1986/11/07 2 $4,400,608 -17% 1,205 $3,652   $26,988,149 4
1986/11/14 2 $3,107,994 -29% 1,205 $2,579   $31,459,355 5
1986/11/21 5 $2,504,759 -19% 1,183 $2,117   $34,749,052 6
1986/11/28 5 $3,204,806 +28% 1,170 $2,739   $39,619,628 7
1986/12/05 6 $1,503,724 -53% 1,104 $1,362   $41,680,532 8
1986/12/12 10 $694,431 -54% 906 $766   $42,719,446 9
1987/04/03 15 $857,319   690 $1,242   $50,159,778 25

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/10/17 2 $8,485,401   635 $13,363   $8,485,401 1
1986/10/24 2 $7,010,579 -17% 817 $8,581   $15,495,980 2
1986/10/31 2 $7,091,561 +1% 1,183 $5,995   $22,587,541 3
1986/11/07 2 $5,763,820 -19% 1,205 $4,783   $28,351,361 4
1986/11/14 2 $3,892,932 -32% 1,205 $3,231   $32,244,293 5
1986/11/21 5 $4,170,529 +7% 1,183 $3,525   $36,414,822 6
1986/11/28 5 $3,761,986 -10% 1,170 $3,215   $40,176,808 7
1986/12/05 6 $1,848,207 -51% 1,104 $1,674   $42,025,015 8

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