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Dad (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,738,015Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,499 $19,738,015
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,626 $19,738,015
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 759 $19,738,015
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 941 $19,738,015

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 27th, 1989 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 118 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 274 $6,583,440 Nov 24, 1989 31
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 318 $6,583,440 Nov 24, 1989 31
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 121 $10,125,579 Nov 10, 1989 17

Leading Cast

   Jake Tremont
   John Tremont

Supporting Cast

Olympia Dukakis    Bette Tremont
Kathy Baker    Annie
Kevin Spacey    Mario
Zakes Mokae    Dr. Chad
J.T. Walsh    Dr. Santana
Peter Michael Goetz    Dr. Ethridge
John Apicella    Dr. Delibro
Richard McGonagle    Victor Walton
Bill Morey    Hal McCarthy
Mary Fogarty    Gloria McCarthy
Art Frankel    DMV Instructor
Ray Girardin    Butcher
Vickilyn Reynolds    CCU Nurse
Edith Field    Jake's Nurse
Takayo Fischer    Jake's Nurse
Andi Chapman    Jake's Nurse
Erin Strom    Nurse
Lisa Rae    Nurse
Emily Kuroda    Vicki
Jimmy Higa    Chris
Gregory Itzin    Ralph Kramer
Richard Fiske    Bingo Caller
Tony Kienitz    Bank Executive
Terry Wills    Dry Cleaner
Patti Arpaia    Receptionist
Donna Porter    Surprised Neighbor
Jan Munroe    Corporate Employee
Nancy Paul    Corporate Employee
Charles Stransky    Corporate Employee
Patrick Massett    Corporate Employee
Chris Lemmon    Young Jake
Gina Raymond    Young Bette
Justin Petersen    Young John
Sprague Grayden    Young Annie
Lucas Hall    Hank
Katie Kissell    Lizbeth

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Production and Technical Credits

Gary David Goldberg    Screenwriter
Gary David Goldberg    Producer
Joseph Stern    Producer
William Wharton    Story Creator
Steven Spielberg    Executive Producer
Frank Marshall    Executive Producer
Kathleen Kennedy    Executive Producer
Jan Kiesser    Director of Photography
Jack DeGovia    Production Designer
Eric Sears    Editor
James Horner    Composer
Sam Weisman    Co-Producer
Ric Kidney    Co-Producer
Chris Soldo    Assistant Director
Ric Kidney    Unit Production Manager
John R Jensen    Art Director
Thomas L. Roysden    Set Decorator
Molly Maginnis    Costume Designer
Mary Still    Costume Supervisor
Ron Judkins    Sound Mixer
Chris Jenkins    Re-recording Mixer
David Campbell    Re-recording Mixer
D.M. Hemphill    Re-recording Mixer
Stephen H. Flick    Supervising Sound Editor
Ron Bartlett    Sound Editor
Curt Schulkey    Supervising
Warren Hamilton, Jr.    Dialogue Editor
George Simpson    Dialogue Editor
Donald Flick    Dialogue Editor
Jim Henrikson    Music Editor
Judith Weiner    Casting Director
Carol Larkin    Casting (Boston)

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
1989/11/10 3 $4,504,020   1,108 $4,065   $6,306,110 3
1989/11/17 6 $3,144,400 -30% 1,123 $2,800   $10,785,650 4
1989/11/24 8 $2,928,420 -7% 1,188 $2,465   $15,050,135 5
1989/12/01 9 $1,386,905 -53% 1,123 $1,235   $17,094,150 6
1989/12/22 19 $266,960   284 $940   $19,345,975 9

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1989/11/10 2 $5,839,160   1,108 $5,270   $7,641,250 3
1989/11/17 6 $4,480,465 -23% 1,123 $3,990   $12,121,715 4
1989/11/24 8 $3,585,530 -20% 1,188 $3,018   $15,707,245 5