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Dirty Work (1998)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,020,081Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,873 $10,020,081
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,201-6,300) 6,249 $10,020,081
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,062 $10,020,081
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,309 $10,020,081

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$13,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 12th, 1998 (Wide) by MGM
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for crude sexual humor and language
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Leading Cast

   Mitch Weaver

Supporting Cast

Jack Warden    Pops
Artie Lange    Sam McKenna
Traylor Howard    Kathy
Don Rickles    Mr. Hamilton
Christopher McDonald    Travis Cole
Chevy Chase    Dr. Farthing
Bradley Reid    Mitch at 8 years old
Matthew Steinberg    Mitch at 16 years old
Joseph Sicillia    Sam at 8 years old
Austin John Pool    Sam at 16 years old
Gerry Mendicino    Manetti
A. Frank Ruffo    Aldo
Hrant Alianak    Kirkpatrick
Michael Vollans    Derek at 10 years old
Grant Nickalls    Jason
Deborah Hinderstain    Charlene
Scott Gibson    Frat Guy
Laura Stone    Veronica
Polly Shannon    Toni-Ann
Rummy Bishop    Homeless guy at apartment
James Carroll    Middle-aged guy
Henry Chan    Doctor at Fat Clinic
David Koechner    Anton Phillips
Paul O'Sullivan    A.D.
Uni Park    Saigon whore
Boyd Banks    Creepy Harry
B.J. McQueen    Big Wet Man
Tony Meyler    Lobby Henchman
Shane Daly    Door Henchman
James Binkley    Unaffected henchman
Jim Downey    Martin/Homeless guy
Fred Wolf    Homeless guy
Wilfred Bray    homeless guy
Jessica Booker    Mrs. Murphy
Johnie Chase    Policeman
Conrad Bergschneider    policeman
Kay Hawtrey    Gladys
Lloyd White    Ron
Dini Petty    himself
Mike Anscombe    himself
Howard Jerome    Foreman
Arturo Gil    Midget Paul
Rebecca Romijn    Bearded Lady
Joslyn Wenn    Jenkin's Fantasy Girl
Robbie Rox    Huge Prisoner
Chris Gillett    Suit guy
Kevin Farley    Theater Worker
Sanjay Talwar    Theater worker
Trevor Bain    Henchman Jenkins
Gord Martineau    Himself
George Sperdakos    Opera Critic
Eleanor Davies    Opera Critic's date
Laura Pudwell    Opera Lady
Emilio Roman    Baratone Errante
George Chuvalo    Ring Announcer
Gary Coleman    Himself
Ken Norton    Himself
Christine Oddy    Aunt jenny
Robert Shipman    Crossing Guard
Richard Sali    Ed
Silvio Oliver    Low Life
Mif    Low Life
Cliff Saunders    Thief
Bess Motta    Aerobics Instructor
Arlaine Wright    Aerobics Instructor
Chris Farley    Jimmy (uncredited)
John Goodman    The Mayor (uncredited)

Cameos

Adam Sandler    Satan (uncredited)

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Frank Sebastiano    Screenwriter
Norm MacDonald    Screenwriter
Fred Wolf    Screenwriter
Robert Simonds    Producer
Brad Grey    Executive Producer
Ray Reo    Executive Producer
Arthur Albert    Cinematographer
Gregory Keen    Production Designer
George Folsey, Jr.    Supervising Film Editor
Beth Pasternak    Costume Designer
Martin Walters    Co-Producer
Richard Stenta    Co-Producer
Julia Dray    Associate Producer
Rita Smith    Associate Producer
Alan Glouboff    Assistant Director
Sandra Cunningham    Unit Production Manager
Gordon Lebredt    Art Director
Jaro Dick    Set Decorator
Bruce Carwardine    Sound Mixer
Matthew Iadarola    Re-recording Mixer
Gary Gegan    Re-recording Mixer
Stephen Grubbs    Supervising Sound Editor
Ralph Osborn    Sound Editor
Gary Lewis    Sound Editor
Ron Evans    Sound Editor
Barbara Issak    Sound Editor
Joe Earle    Sound Effects Editor
Eric A. Norris    Sound Effects Editor
Brian Thomas Nist    Sound Effects Editor
Linda L. Keim    Sound Effects Editor
Andrew Ellerd    Sound Effects Editor
Gray Krause    Sound Effects Editor
Steve Lotwis    Music Editor
Paul Silver    Music Editor
Leslie Sebert    Make up
Paul Elliot    Hairstylist
Richard Gibbs    Composer
Michele Wernick    Music Supervisor
Roger Mussenden    Casting Director
Branco Racki    Stunt Coordinator

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/06/12 9 $3,634,236   1,776 $2,046   $3,634,236 1
1998/06/19 11 $1,712,666 -53% 1,776 $964   $7,236,332 2
1998/06/26 16 $496,666 -71% 962 $516   $8,987,403 3
1998/07/03 23 $180,352 -64% 349 $517   $9,535,009 4
1998/07/10 38 $73,987 -59% 194 $381   $9,747,061 5
1998/07/17 41 $54,431 -26% 139 $392   $9,848,388 6
1998/07/24 47 $35,249 -35% 85 $415   $9,926,309 7
1998/07/31 58 $21,033 -40% 69 $305   $9,975,684 8

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/06/12 7 $1,235,000   1,776 $695   $1,235,000 1
1998/06/13 9 $1,480,000 +20% 1,776 $833   $2,715,000 2
1998/06/14 9 $963,000 -35% 1,776 $542   $3,634,000 3
1998/06/15 7 $520,006 -46% 1,776 $293   $4,154,242 4
1998/06/16 8 $513,005 -1% 1,776 $289   $4,667,247 5
1998/06/17 7 $537,666 +5% 1,776 $303   $5,204,913 6
1998/06/18 8 $418,753 -22% 1,776 $236   $5,623,666 7
1998/06/22 10 $314,313   1,776 $177   $7,550,645 11
1998/06/23 10 $351,666 +12% 1,776 $198   $7,902,311 12
1998/06/24 10 $297,113 -16% 1,776 $167   $8,199,424 13
1998/06/25 10 $291,313 -2% 1,776 $164   $8,490,737 14

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/06/12 9 $5,523,666   1,776 $3,110   $5,523,666 1
1998/06/19 11 $2,967,071 -46% 1,776 $1,671   $8,490,737 2
1998/06/26 16 $863,920 -71% 962 $898   $9,354,657 3
1998/07/03 22 $318,417 -63% 349 $912   $9,673,074 4
1998/07/10 39 $120,883 -62% 194 $623   $9,793,957 5
1998/07/17 41 $97,103 -20% 139 $699   $9,891,060 6
1998/07/24 46 $63,591 -35% 85 $748   $9,954,651 7

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