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Cry-Baby (1990)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $7,735,790Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 6th, 1990 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: July 1st, 2014 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 85 minutes
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Keywords: Gangs
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Wade 'Cry-Baby' Walker
   Allison Vernon-Williams

Supporting Cast

Susan Tyrrell    Ramona
Iggy Pop    Belvedere
Ricki Lake    Pepper
Traci Lords    Wanda
Polly Bergen    Mrs. Vernon-Williams
Kim McGuire    Hatchet-Face
Darren E. Burrows    Milton
Stephen Mailer    Baldwin
Kim Webb    Lenora
Alan J. Wendl    Toe-Joe
Troy Donahue    Hatchet's Father
Mink Stole    Hatchet's Mother
Joe Dallesandro    Milton's Father
Joey Heatherton    Milton's Mother
David Nelson    Wanda's Father
Patricia Hearst    Wanda's Mother
Willem Dafoe    Hateful Guard
Jonathan Benya    Snare-Drum
Jessica Raskin    Susie-Q
Robert Tyree    Dupree
Angie Levroney    Dupree's Girlfriend
Drew Ebersole    Whiffle
Kenny Curtis    Whiffle
Scott Neilson    Whiffle
Robert Walsh    Judge
Jeni Blong    Inga
Craig Wallace    Conk
Phillip Broussard    Conk
Reggie Davis    Conk
Nick Fleming    Conk
Robbie Jones    Conk
Vivienne Shub    Mrs. Tadlock
Robert Marbury    Angelic Boyfriend
Skip Spencer    Strip Poker
Holter Graham    Strip Poker
Susan Lowe    Night Court Parent
Dan Griffiths    Snake-Eyes Hood
Kirk McEwen    Convict
Eric Lucas    Convict
Frank Maldonado    Convict
Patrick Mitchell    Convict
Mary Vivian Pearce    Picnic Mother
Steve Aronson    Mean Guard
Kelly Goldberg    Pepper's Baby

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Production and Technical Credits

Rachel Talalay    Producer
Jim Abrahams    Executive Producer
Brian Grazer    Executive Producer
David Insley    Director of Photography
Janice Hampton    Supervising Film Editor
Patrick Williams    Musical Score by
Tim Sexton    Music Supervisor
Becky Mancuso    Music Supervisor
Mary Ellen Woods    Assistant Director
Karen Koch    Unit Production Manager
Vincent Peranio    Production Designer
Delores Deluxe    Art Director
Chester Overlock    Set Decorator
Virginia Nichols    Set Decorator
Bryan Duggan    Additional Photography
Van Smith    Costume Designer
David Davenport    Costume Supervisor
Erica Shaevitz    Associate Producer
Richard Angelella    Sound Mixer
Dwayne Dell    Sound Mixer
Randy Thom    Re-recording Mixer
Richard Beggs    Re-recording Mixer
Greg Steele    Re-recording Mixer
Victor Grodecki    Supervising Sound Editor
Russell Brower    Sound Effects Editor
Craig Otte    Sound Effects Editor
Julie Hall    Sound Effects Editor
Bobbi Banks    Sound Effects Editor
Brian Risner    Sound Effects Editor
Midge Costin    Dialogue Editor
Samuel C. Crutcher    Dialogue Editor
Patrick O'Sullivan    Dialogue Editor
Christopher Kennedy    Music Editor
Van Smith    Make up
Betty A. Beebe    make up
Nancy Broadfoot    Make up
Christine Mason    Hairstylist
Denise Cellucci    hairstylist
Doc Pomus    Words and Music by
Dave Alvin    Words and Music by
J.D. Souther    Words and Music by
Waddy Wachtel    Words and Music by
John Waters    Screenwriter
Paula Herold    Casting Director
Pat Moran    Casting Director
Jery Hewitt    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
1990/04/06 8 $3,004,905   1,229 $2,445   $3,004,905 1
1990/04/13 9 $1,551,180 -48% 1,236 $1,255   $5,483,980 2

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/04/06 8 $3,932,800   1,229 $3,200   $3,932,800 1