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Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Edward Scissorhands poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $53,976,987Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,511 $53,976,987
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,456 $53,976,987
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 291 $53,976,987
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 432 $53,976,987

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 7th, 1990 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: September 5th, 2000 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 107 minutes
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Keywords: Inventor, Unnamed Character
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: 20th Century Fox
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 280 $7,235,310 Jan 18, 1991 45
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 255 $5,100,408 Jan 4, 1991 31
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 223 $11,097,322 Jan 4, 1991 31
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 147 $9,263,513 Dec 28, 1990 24
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 105 $20,107,528 Dec 28, 1990 24

Leading Cast

   Edward Scissorhands
   Kim Boggs

Supporting Cast

Dianne Wiest    Peg Boggs
Anthony Michael Hall    Jim
Kathy Baker    Joyce Monroe, Neighbor
Vincent Price    The Inventor
Alan Arkin    Bill Boggs
O-Lan Jones    Esmeralda

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Tim Burton    Screenwriter
Caroline Thompson    Screenwriter
Tim Burton    Producer
Denise Di Novi    Producer
Tim Burton    Story Creator
Richard Hashimoto    Executive Producer
Stefan Czapsky    Director of Photography
Richard Halsey    Editor
Stan Winston    Special Make-up Effects
Danny Elfman    Composer
Bo Welch    Production Designer
Caroline Thompson    Associate Producer
Jerry Fleck    Assistant Director
Bill Scott    Unit Production Manager
Tom Duffield    Art Director
Cheryl Carasik    Set Decorator
Colleen Atwood    Costume Designer
Ray Summers    Costume Designer
Petur Hliddal    Sound Mixer
Richard L. Anderson    Supervising Sound Editor
David Stone    Supervising Sound Editor
James Christopher    Sound Editor
Warren Hamilton, Jr.    Sound Editor
Michael J. Benavente    Sound Editor
Ve Neill    Makeup
Matthew W. Mungle    Makeup
Selena Miller    Makeup
Brad Wilder    Makeup
Rick Stratton    Makeup
Fern Buckner    Makeup
Yolanda Wilder    Hairstylist
Lynda Kyle Walker    Hairstylist
Irene Aparicio    Hairstylist
Rick Provenzano    Hairstylist
Liz Spang    Hairstylist
Werner Sherer    Hairstylist
Victoria Thomas    Casting
Glenn Wilder    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
1990/12/14 3 $6,325,249   1,023 $6,183   $6,579,461 2
1990/12/21 3 $6,013,877 -5% 1,087 $5,533   $14,922,852 3
1990/12/28 5 $9,263,513 +54% 1,109 $8,353   $27,253,282 4
1991/01/04 5 $5,100,408 -45% 1,267 $4,026   $33,785,573 5
1991/01/11 8 $3,655,258 -28% 1,372 $2,664   $38,707,036 6
1991/01/18 10 $3,325,397 -9% 1,319 $2,521   $42,906,516 7

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/12/14 3 $8,654,763   1,023 $8,460   $8,908,975 2
1990/12/21 5 $9,080,794 +5% 1,087 $8,354   $17,989,769 3
1990/12/28 5 $10,695,396 +18% 1,109 $9,644   $28,685,165 4
1991/01/04 5 $6,366,613 -40% 1,267 $5,025   $35,051,778 5
1991/01/11 6 $4,529,341 -29% 1,372 $3,301   $39,581,119 6

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/27/20092053,912 53,912$546,129$546,129473
10/4/20091173,552+36% 127,464$734,784$1,280,913474
10/11/20091189,508+22% 216,972$931,590$2,212,503475
10/18/20091076,315-15% 293,287$798,606$3,011,109476
10/25/20091448,441-37% 341,728$521,143$3,532,252477
11/1/20091278,226+61% 419,954$816,750$4,349,002478
11/8/20091898,461+26% 518,415$1,013,351$5,362,353479
11/15/20092344,488-55% 562,903$462,724$5,825,077480
1/10/20102256,254 897,133$702,612$9,616,977488
3/14/20102054,399 1,041,677$373,950$11,125,661497
4/18/20101833,277 1,134,089$421,503$12,106,076502
10/30/20162215,857 1,957,463$80,105$22,995,653843

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