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Dumb & Dumber (1994)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $127,175,374Details
International Box Office $119,224,626Details
Worldwide Box Office $246,400,000
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 464 $127,175,374
All Time International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 713 $119,224,626
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 568 $246,400,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 58 $127,175,374
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 54 $119,224,626
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 45 $246,400,000

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$16,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 16th, 1994 (Wide) by New Line
Video Release: May 21st, 1997 by New Line Home Video, released as Dumb and Dumber
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for crude and sex-related humor, and for language
Running Time: 106 minutes
Franchise: Dumb and Dumber
Comparisons: vs. Forrest Gump
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Katja Motion Picture Corporation
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 91 $94,418 Jun 23, 1995 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 99 $92,182 Jun 16, 1995 185
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 96 $1,034,589 Apr 7, 1995 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 91 $1,303,608 Mar 31, 1995 108
Fastest to $100m 536 $103,918,876 Jan 27, 1995 45
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 123 $8,824,958 Jan 27, 1995 45
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day) 115 $9,477,257 Jan 13, 1995 31
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 61 $19,542,758 Jan 13, 1995 31
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 60 $14,929,291 Dec 30, 1994 17
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 27 $32,822,485 Dec 30, 1994 17
Fastest to $50m 732 $51,540,048 Dec 23, 1994 14
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 61 $15,586,425 Dec 23, 1994 10
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 38 $34,267,214 Dec 23, 1994 10

Leading Cast

   Lloyd Christmas
   Harry Dunne

Supporting Cast

Lauren Holly    Mary Swanson
Karen Duffy    J.P. Shay
Mike Starr    Joe 'Mental' Mentaliano
Charles Rocket    Nicholas Andre
Victoria Rowell    Athletic Beauty
Teri Garr    Helen Swanson
Joe Baker    Barnard
Hank Brandt    Karl Swanson
Brady Bluhm    Billy
Cam Neely    Sea Bass
Felton Perry    Detective Dale
Brad Lockerman    Bobby
Rob Moran    Bartender
Kathryn Frick    Cashier
Zen Gesner    Dale's Man
Lawrence Kopp    Dale's Man
Clint Allen    Coroner
Connie Sawyer    Elderly Lady
Lin Shaye    Mrs. Neugeboren
Mike Watkis    Reporter
Harland Williams    State Trooper
Diane Kinerk    Waitress #1
Lisa Stothard    Bus Stop Beauty
Sean Gildea    Sea Bass Friend
Charles Chun    Flight Attendant
Helen Boll    Swanson Maid
Fred Stoller    Anxious Man at Phone
Hillary Matthews*    Waitress #2
Karen Ingram    Nicholas's Girl
Jesse Borja    Martial Artist
Vene' L. Arcoraci    Bikini Girl
Anna Aberg    Bikini Girl
Samantha Carpel    Bikini Girl
Elane Wood    Bikini Girl
Bruce Bowns    Barber
Denise Vienne    Concierge
Nancy Farrelly    Diner Gawker
Catalina Izasa    Manicurist
Samatha Pearson    Masseuse
Ken Duvall    Mutt Cutts Boss
Cecile Krevoy    Airport Bystander
George Bedard    Peeing Man
Bill Beauchene    Peeing Man Friend
Gary Sivertsen    Aspen Police Officer
John Stroehman    Preservation Partier
Terry Mullany    Preservation Partier
Brad Blank    Preservation Partier
Mark Miosky    Preservation Partier
Mike Cavallo    Preservation Partier
Tom Leasca    Preservation Partier
Kevin Sheehan    Preservation Partier
Kenny Griswald    Preservation Partier
Brian Mone    Preservation Partier
Brad Norton    Preservation Partier
John Dale    Preservation Partier
Mike Burke    Preservation Partier
Kevin Constantine    Preservation Partier
Chris Spain    Preservation Partier
Paul Pelletier    Preservation Partier
Mark Levine    Preservation Partier
Bill Smith    Preservation Partier
Mark Charpentier    Preservation Partier
James Ahern    Preservation Partier
Jim Blake    Preservation Partier
Traci Adell    Sexy Woman
Anita Rice    Sweater Friend
Pam Nielson    Sweater Friend
Nancy Barker    Sweater Friend
Brad Louder    Sweater Friend
Doug Caputo    Sweater Friend
James Horrocks    Sweater Friend
Rolf Brekke    Sweater Friend
Clem Franek    Wallbanger

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Peter Farrelly    Screenwriter
Bobby Farrelly    Screenwriter
Bennett Yellin    Screenwriter
Brad Krevoy    Producer
Steve Stabler    Producer
Charles B. Wessler    Producer
Gerald T. Olson    Executive Producer
Aaron Meyerson    Executive Producer
Sidney J. Bartholomew, Jr.    Production Designer
Christopher Greenbury    Editor
Todd Rundgren    Composer
Mark Irwin    Director of Photography
Bobby Farrelly    Co-Producer
Tracie Graham-Rice*    Co-Producer
Bradley Thomas    Co-Producer
Bradley Jenkel    Associate Producer
Chad Oman    Associate Producer
Ellen Dumouchel    Associate Producer
Gerald T. Olson    Second Unit Director
Gerald T. Olson    Unit Production Manager
Tracie Graham-Rice*    Production Supervisor
Arlan Jay Vetter    Art Director
Bradford Johnson    Set Decorator
Robert D. Tomer    Second Unit Camera
Michael Lund    Second Unit Camera
Mary Zophres    Costume Designer
Jonathan "Earl" Stein*    Sound Mixer
Tim Philben    Re-recording Mixer
William Freesh    Re-recording Mixer
Tony Sereno    Re-recording Mixer
Craig Clark    Supervising Sound Editor
David Farmer    Sound Effects Editor
Ann Scibelli    Sound Effects Editor
Ricardo Broadus    Sound Effects Editor
George Nemzer    Sound Effects Editor
Tim Gedemer    Sound Designer
Alan Schultz    Dialogue Editor
Joe Kraemer    Dialogue Editor
Joe E. Rand    Music Editor
Sheryl Leigh Ptak    Make up
Pauletta O. Lewis*    Hairstylist
Matthew W. Mungle    Special Make-up Effects
Dawn Soler    Music Supervisor
Rick Montgomery    Casting Director
Dan Parada    Casting Director
Rick Barker    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
1994/12/16 1 $16,363,442   2,447 $6,687   $16,363,442 1
1994/12/23 1 $15,586,425 -5% 2,470 $6,310   $40,732,713 2
1994/12/30 1 $14,929,291 -4% 2,473 $6,037   $66,469,339 3
1995/01/06 1 $9,177,151 -39% 2,535 $3,620   $78,959,692 4
1995/01/13 4 $9,477,257 +3% 2,533 $3,742   $90,990,353 5
1995/01/20 3 $5,909,248 -38% 2,565 $2,304   $98,297,554 6
1995/01/27 3 $4,279,662 -28% 2,391 $1,790   $103,918,876 7
1995/02/03 5 $3,351,838 -22% 2,010 $1,668   $108,367,807 8
1995/02/10 5 $2,540,008 -24% 1,779 $1,428   $111,759,664 9
1995/02/17 11 $2,048,013 -19% 1,264 $1,620   $114,370,326 10
1995/02/24 14 $1,164,903 -43% 948 $1,229   $115,931,899 11
1995/03/03 19 $760,678 -35% 774 $983   $116,974,130 12
1995/03/10 16 $662,610 -13% 653 $1,015   $117,837,378 13
1995/03/17 21 $521,997 -21% 560 $932   $118,570,100 14
1995/03/24 22 $372,180 -29% 455 $818   $119,120,838 15
1995/03/31 15 $1,303,608 +250% 931 $1,400   $120,561,820 16
1995/04/07 14 $1,034,589 -21% 886 $1,168   $122,073,072 17
1995/04/14 15 $723,860 -30% 774 $935   $123,249,668 18
1995/04/21 20 $595,130 -18% 587 $1,014   $124,218,408 19
1995/04/28 23 $408,832 -31% 457 $895   $124,791,027 20
1995/05/05 22 $322,498 -21% 434 $743   $125,234,862 21
1995/05/12 21 $277,384 -14% 404 $687   $125,613,819 22
1995/05/19 22 $255,624 -8% 369 $693   $125,957,061 23
1995/05/26 28 $205,091 -20% 211 $972   $126,249,309 24
1995/06/02 31 $108,994 -47% 158 $690   $126,405,810 25
1995/06/09 32 $98,480 -10% 127 $775   $126,565,489 26
1995/06/16 35 $92,182 -6% 161 $573   $126,712,067 27
1995/06/23 34 $94,418 +2% 168 $562   $126,867,318 28
1995/06/30 39 $60,425 -36% 157 $385   $126,982,152 29
1995/07/07 37 $51,391 -15% 134 $384   $127,076,776 30
1995/07/14 47 $31,779 -38% 65 $489   $127,140,750 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1994/12/16 1 $25,146,288   2,447 $10,276   $25,146,288 1
1994/12/23 1 $26,393,760 +5% 2,470 $10,686   $51,540,048 2
1994/12/30 1 $18,242,493 -31% 2,473 $7,377   $69,782,541 3
1995/01/06 1 $11,730,555 -36% 2,535 $4,627   $81,513,096 4
1995/01/13 4 $10,875,210 -7% 2,533 $4,293   $92,388,306 5
1995/01/20 3 $7,250,908 -33% 2,565 $2,827   $99,639,214 6
1995/01/27 3 $5,376,755 -26% 2,391 $2,249   $105,015,969 7
1995/02/03 4 $4,203,687 -22% 2,010 $2,091   $109,219,656 8
1995/02/10 6 $3,102,657 -26% 1,779 $1,744   $112,322,313 9
1995/02/17 11 $2,444,683 -21% 1,264 $1,934   $114,766,996 10
1995/02/24 14 $1,446,456 -41% 948 $1,526   $116,213,452 11
1995/03/03 19 $961,316 -34% 774 $1,242   $117,174,768 12
1995/03/10 16 $873,335 -9% 653 $1,337   $118,048,103 13
1995/03/17 21 $700,555 -20% 560 $1,251   $118,748,658 14
1995/03/24 22 $509,554 -27% 455 $1,120   $119,258,212 15
1995/03/31 14 $1,780,271 +249% 931 $1,912   $121,038,483 16
1995/04/07 14 $1,487,325 -16% 886 $1,679   $122,525,808 17
1995/04/14 15 $1,097,470 -26% 774 $1,418   $123,623,278 18
1995/04/21 21 $758,917 -31% 587 $1,293   $124,382,195 19
1995/04/28 23 $530,169 -30% 457 $1,160   $124,912,364 20
1995/05/05 23 $424,071 -20% 434 $977   $125,336,435 21
1995/05/12 22 $365,002 -14% 404 $903   $125,701,437 22
1995/05/19 21 $342,781 -6% 369 $929   $126,044,218 23
1995/05/26 28 $252,598 -26% 211 $1,197   $126,296,816 24
1995/06/02 31 $170,193 -33% 158 $1,077   $126,467,009 25
1995/06/09 31 $152,876 -10% 127 $1,204   $126,619,885 26
1995/06/16 33 $153,015 n/c 161 $950   $126,772,900 27
1995/06/23 33 $148,827 -3% 168 $886   $126,921,727 28
1995/06/30 40 $103,658 -30% 157 $660   $127,025,385 29
1995/07/07 35 $83,586 -19% 134 $624   $127,108,971 30

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
11/25/20121596,091 150,696$908,057$1,432,151810

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