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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $42,039,000Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,937 $42,039,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,847 $42,039,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 376 $42,039,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 512 $42,039,000

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 14th, 1988 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
Video Release: October 8th, 2013 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 111 minutes
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Keywords: Confidence Men
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 281 $6,772,251 Jan 13, 1989 33
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 217 $6,457,011 Dec 30, 1988 19
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 164 $14,092,309 Dec 30, 1988 19
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 247 $9,879,571 Dec 23, 1988 12

Leading Cast

   Freddy Benson
   Lawrence Jamieson

Uncategorized

Barbara Harris    Fanny Eubanks
Dana Ivey    Mrs. Reed
Glenne Headly    Janet Colgate
Ian McDiarmid    Arthur
Frances Conroy    Lady from Palm Beach

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1988/12/16 5 $3,840,498   1,466 $2,620   $4,787,430 1
1988/12/23 5 $4,526,760 +18% 1,510 $2,998   $11,760,355 2
1988/12/30 6 $6,457,011 +43% 1,511 $4,273   $22,285,013 3
1989/01/06 6 $3,515,558 -46% 1,513 $2,324   $27,037,076 4
1989/01/13 9 $3,012,406 -14% 1,490 $2,022   $31,148,633 5
1989/01/20 8 $2,108,291 -30% 1,515 $1,392   $34,145,887 6
1989/01/27 10 $1,637,651 -22% 1,313 $1,247   $36,435,956 7

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1988/12/16 5 $6,286,663   1,466 $4,288   $7,233,595 2
1988/12/23 5 $8,594,407 +37% 1,510 $5,692   $15,828,002 3
1988/12/30 6 $7,693,516 -10% 1,511 $5,092   $23,521,518 4
1989/01/06 6 $4,614,709 -40% 1,513 $3,050   $28,136,227 5
1989/01/13 9 $3,901,369 -15% 1,490 $2,618   $32,037,596 6
1989/01/20 8 $2,760,709 -29% 1,515 $1,822   $34,798,305 7

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