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Flubber (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $92,993,801Details
International Box Office $85,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $177,993,801
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$80,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 26th, 1997 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG for slapstick action and mild language
Running Time: 94 minutes
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Source:Remake
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 282 $8,421,505 Jan 2, 1998 40
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 250 $5,407,445 Dec 26, 1997 33
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 233 $10,567,491 Dec 26, 1997 33
Fastest to $50m 698 $50,015,818 Dec 5, 1997 12
Top Remake Weekend Domestic 46 $26,725,207 Nov 28, 1997 5
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day) 36 $26,725,207 Nov 28, 1997 5
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 17 $52,227,692 Nov 28, 1997 5
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day) 34 $35,465,207 Nov 28, 1997 5
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 34 $69,307,823 Nov 28, 1997 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 3-Day) 16 $26,725,207 Nov 28, 1997 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 9 $52,227,692 Nov 28, 1997 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 5-Day) 13 $35,465,207 Nov 28, 1997 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 15 $69,307,823 Nov 28, 1997 5

Leading Cast

   Professor Phillip Brainard

Supporting Cast

Marcia Gay Harden    Dr. Sara Jean Reynolds
Christopher McDonald    Wilson Croft
Raymond J. Barry    Chester Hoenicker
Clancy Brown    Smith (Hoenicker's thug)
Ted Levine    Wesson
Wil Wheaton    Bennett Hoenicker
Scott Michael Campbell    Dale Jepner
Edie McClurg    Martha George
Jodi Benson    Voice of Weebo
Leslie Stefanson    Sylvia
Malcolm Brownson    Father
Benjamin Brock    Window Boy
Dakin Matthews    Minister
Zack Zeigler    Teenage Boy
Sam Lloyd, Jr.    Willy Barker
Bob Sarlatte    Rutland Coach
Bob Greene    Referee
Tom Barlow    Medfield Basketball Player
Scott Martin Gershin    Voice of Flubber
Julie Morrison    Voice of Weebette

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
John Hughes    Producer
Ricardo Mestres    Producer
John Hughes    Screenwriter
Bill Walsh    Screenwriter
David Nicksay    Executive Producer
Dean Cundey    Director of Photography
Andrew McAlpine    Production Designer
Harvey Rosenstock    Editor
April Ferry    Costume Designer
Michael Polaire    Co-Producer
Danny Elfman    Composer
Nilo Rodis*    Associate Producer
Matthew Rowland    Assistant Director
Peter Crosman    Second Unit Director
John Schultz    Second Unit Director
Micky Moore    Second Unit Director
Michael Polaire    Unit Production Manager
James E. Tocci    Art Director
Daniel May    Set Decorator
Peter Crosman    Visual Effects Supervisor
Tom Bertino    Visual Effects Supervisor
Douglas Hans Smith    Visual Effects Supervisor
Stan Parks    Special Effects Coordinator
Michael A. Stevenson    Editor
Agamemnon Andrianos    Sound Mixer
Terry Porter    Re-recording Mixer
Mel Metcalfe    Re-recording Mixer
Dean A. Zupancic    Re-recording Mixer
Wylie Stateman    Supervising Sound Editor
Scott Martin Gershin    Supervising Sound Editor
Andrew M. Sommers    Sound Effects Editor
Bryan Bowen    Sound Effects Editor
Christopher Hogan    Sound Effects Editor
Michael A. Reagan    Sound Effects Editor
Dino DiMuro    Sound Effects Editor
Richard Dwan    Sound Effects Editor
Dan Hegeman    Sound Effects Editor
Peter Zinda    Sound Effects Editor
Constance A. Kazmer    Dialogue Editor
Lauren Stephens    Dialogue Editor
Mark Gordon    Dialogue Editor
Dan Rich    Dialogue Editor
Cheri Minns    Make up
Carol O'Connell    Hairstylist
Danny Elfman    Song Writer
Samuel W. Taylor    Story Creator
Bill Walsh    Story Creator
Nancy Foy    Casting Director
Freddie Hice    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
1997/11/28 1 $26,725,207   2,641 $10,119   $35,892,031 1
1997/12/05 1 $11,292,933 -58% 2,653 $4,257   $50,015,818 2
1997/12/12 2 $6,779,130 -40% 2,679 $2,530   $58,688,466 3
1997/12/19 5 $4,277,276 -37% 2,612 $1,638   $64,286,387 4
1997/12/26 8 $5,407,445 +26% 2,008 $2,693   $73,056,808 5
1998/01/02 9 $4,403,217 -19% 1,957 $2,250   $83,110,113 6
1998/01/09 12 $1,989,245 -55% 1,624 $1,225   $85,633,339 7
1998/01/16 17 $1,225,541 -38% 1,052 $1,165   $87,190,216 8
1998/01/23 24 $417,283 -66% 627 $666   $87,708,848 9
1998/01/30 30 $307,758 -26% 411 $749   $88,099,338 10
1998/02/06 31 $211,144 -31% 321 $658   $88,348,753 11
1998/02/13 16 $1,003,719 +375% 722 $1,390   $89,379,861 12
1998/02/20 17 $701,468 -30% 698 $1,005   $90,259,171 13
1998/02/27 19 $531,651 -24% 647 $822   $90,921,307 14
1998/03/06 20 $422,406 -21% 558 $757   $91,458,324 15
1998/03/13 25 $349,419 -17% 501 $697   $91,885,058 16
1998/03/20 24 $295,261 -15% 446 $662   $92,300,787 17
1998/03/27 28 $157,366 -47% 401 $392   $92,522,304 18
1998/04/03 36 $111,694 -29% 297 $376   $92,678,179 19
1998/04/10 44 $71,673 -36% 207 $346   $92,802,481 20
1998/04/17 51 $65,318 -9% 125 $523   $92,925,771 21
1998/04/24 59 $35,182 -46% 98 $359   $92,969,824 22

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/26 2 $3,155,000   2,641 $1,195   $3,155,000 1
1997/11/27 1 $5,585,000 +77% 2,641 $2,115   $8,740,000 2
1997/11/28 1 $10,710,000 +92% 2,641 $4,055   $19,450,000 3
1997/11/29 1 $9,785,000 -9% 2,641 $3,705   $29,235,000 4
1997/11/30 1 $5,908,000 -40% 2,641 $2,237   $35,892,031 5
1997/12/01 2 $819,213 -86% 2,541 $322   $36,711,244 6
1997/12/02 2 $746,854 -9% 2,641 $283   $37,458,098 7
1997/12/03 2 $626,742 -16% 2,641 $237   $38,084,840 8
1997/12/04 2 $638,045 +2% 2,641 $242   $38,722,885 9
1997/12/05 1 $2,555,000 +300% 2,653 $963   $41,278,000 10
1997/12/06 1 $5,230,000 +105% 2,653 $1,971   $46,508,000 11
1997/12/07 1 $3,508,000 -33% 2,653 $1,322   $50,015,818 12
1997/12/08 1 $497,507 -86% 2,653 $188   $50,513,325 13
1997/12/09 2 $493,054 -1% 2,653 $186   $51,006,379 14
1997/12/10 2 $443,933 -10% 2,653 $167   $51,450,312 15
1997/12/11 1 $459,024 +3% 2,653 $173   $51,909,336 16
1997/12/12 3 $1,575,000 +243% 2,679 $588   $53,484,000 17
1997/12/13 2 $3,025,000 +92% 2,679 $1,129   $56,509,000 18
1997/12/14 2 $2,140,000 -29% 2,679 $799   $58,688,000 19
1997/12/15 4 $297,751 -86% 2,679 $111   $58,986,217 20
1997/12/16 5 $342,793 +15% 2,679 $128   $59,329,010 21
1997/12/17 4 $326,088 -5% 2,679 $122   $59,655,098 22
1997/12/18 1 $3,641,289 +1,017% 2,679 $1,359   $63,296,387 23
1997/12/19 6 $990,000 -73% 2,612 $379   $64,286,387 24
1997/12/21 11 $0   2,612 $0   $64,286,387 26
1997/12/22 5 $970,061   2,612 $371   $65,256,448 27
1997/12/23 5 $1,075,000 +11% 2,612 $412   $66,331,000 28
1997/12/24 5 $660,000 -39% 2,612 $253   $66,969,000 29
1997/12/29 7 $1,306,791   2,008 $651   $74,363,669 34
1997/12/30 7 $1,420,000 +9% 2,008 $707   $75,783,000 35
1997/12/31 6 $1,475,000 +4% 2,008 $735   $77,258,000 36
1998/01/01 9 $1,510,000 +2% 2,008 $752   $78,768,000 37
1998/01/02 7 $1,745,000 +16% 1,957 $892   $80,513,000 38
1998/01/03 9 $1,655,000 -5% 1,957 $846   $82,168,000 39
1998/01/04 9 $1,009,000 -39% 1,957 $516   $83,110,113 40

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/11/28 1 $29,556,061   2,641 $11,191   $38,722,885 2
1997/12/05 2 $13,186,451 -55% 2,653 $4,970   $51,909,336 3
1997/12/12 2 $8,099,775 -39% 2,679 $3,023   $60,009,111 4
1997/12/19 6 $7,640,252 -6% 2,612 $2,925   $67,649,363 5
1997/12/26 8 $11,057,533 +45% 2,008 $5,507   $78,706,896 6
1998/01/02 12 $4,937,198 -55% 1,957 $2,523   $83,644,094 7
1998/01/09 12 $2,320,581 -53% 1,624 $1,429   $85,964,675 8
1998/01/16 18 $1,326,890 -43% 1,052 $1,261   $87,291,565 9
1998/01/23 25 $500,015 -62% 627 $797   $87,791,580 10
1998/01/30 32 $346,029 -31% 411 $842   $88,137,609 11
1998/02/06 33 $238,533 -31% 321 $743   $88,376,142 12
1998/02/13 16 $1,181,561 +395% 722 $1,637   $89,557,703 13
1998/02/20 17 $831,953 -30% 698 $1,192   $90,389,656 14
1998/02/27 20 $646,262 -22% 647 $999   $91,035,918 15
1998/03/06 22 $499,721 -23% 558 $896   $91,535,639 16
1998/03/13 25 $469,887 -6% 501 $938   $92,005,526 17
1998/03/20 25 $359,412 -24% 446 $806   $92,364,938 18
1998/03/27 29 $201,547 -44% 401 $503   $92,566,485 19
1998/04/03 37 $164,323 -18% 297 $553   $92,730,808 20
1998/04/10 41 $129,645 -21% 207 $626   $92,860,453 21
1998/04/17 50 $74,189 -43% 125 $594   $92,934,642 22

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