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Ghost (1990)

Ghost
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $217,631,306Details
International Box Office $299,968,694Details
Worldwide Box Office $517,600,000
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 156 $217,631,306
All Time International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 201 $299,968,694
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 178 $517,600,000
Leggiest Movies 13 17.38

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$22,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 13th, 1990 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: April 24th, 2001 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 127 minutes
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Keywords: Hauntings, Supernatural
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 7 $2,527,344 Dec 28, 1990 171
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 366 $5,372,103 Dec 28, 1990 171
Theater Average 25th Weekend 96 $2,500 Dec 28, 1990 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 20 $1,237,697 Dec 21, 1990 164
Fastest to $200m 181 $202,815,382 Dec 21, 1990 164
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 22 $1,452,888 Dec 7, 1990 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 20 $1,850,844 Nov 30, 1990 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 4 $3,515,527 Nov 23, 1990 136
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 255 $7,472,578 Nov 23, 1990 136
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 298 $7,472,578 Nov 23, 1990 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 7 $3,001,897 Nov 16, 1990 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 4 $4,304,422 Nov 9, 1990 122
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 131 $9,149,447 Nov 9, 1990 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 21 $3,219,491 Nov 2, 1990 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 28 $3,075,940 Oct 26, 1990 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 24 $3,555,283 Oct 19, 1990 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 20 $4,224,020 Oct 12, 1990 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 16 $5,275,106 Oct 5, 1990 87
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 154 $5,275,106 Oct 5, 1990 87
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 119 $11,212,725 Oct 5, 1990 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 19 $5,435,657 Sep 28, 1990 80
Fastest to $150m 299 $155,272,132 Sep 28, 1990 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 31 $5,100,861 Sep 21, 1990 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 29 $5,860,523 Sep 14, 1990 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 34 $6,510,023 Sep 7, 1990 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 15 $9,953,630 Aug 31, 1990 52
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 39 $9,953,630 Aug 31, 1990 52
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 14 $21,157,360 Aug 31, 1990 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 62 $7,474,702 Aug 24, 1990 45
Fastest to $100m 519 $103,993,393 Aug 17, 1990 42
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 86 $8,364,565 Aug 17, 1990 38
Fastest to $50m 898 $51,392,872 Jul 27, 1990 17

Leading Cast

   Sam Wheat
   Molly Jensen

Supporting Cast

Whoopi Goldberg    Oda Mae Brown
Tony Goldwyn    Carl Bruner
Rick Aviles    Willie Lopez
Vincent Schiavelli    Subway Ghost
Stanley Lawrence    Elevator Man
Christopher J. Keene    Elevator Man
Susan Breslau    Susan
Martina Degnan    Rose
Richard Kleber    Mover
Macka Foley    Mover
Phil Leeds    Emergency Room Ghost
John Hugh    Surgeon
Sam Tsoutsouvas    Minister
Sharon Breslau Cornell    Cemetary Ghost
Stephen Root    Police Sergeant

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Lisa Weinstein    Producer
Bruce Joel Rubin    Screenwriter
Adam Greenberg    Cinematographer
Walter Murch    Editor
Maurice Jarre    Composer
Jane Musky    Art Director
Janet Hirshenson    Casting Director
Jane Jenkins    Casting Director

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
1990/07/13 2 $12,191,373   1,101 $11,073   $12,191,373 1
1990/07/20 1 $12,523,295 +3% 1,400 $8,945   $32,291,246 2
1990/07/27 2 $11,074,738 -12% 1,694 $6,538   $51,392,872 3
1990/08/03 1 $10,798,834 -2% 1,766 $6,115   $69,131,226 4
1990/08/10 2 $9,453,230 -12% 1,766 $5,353   $85,477,046 5
1990/08/17 2 $8,364,565 -12% 1,766 $4,736   $99,166,346 6
1990/08/24 2 $7,474,702 -11% 1,766 $4,233   $111,468,095 7
1990/08/31 1 $9,953,630 +33% 1,766 $5,636   $125,016,532 8
1990/09/07 1 $6,510,023 -35% 1,766 $3,686   $133,437,093 9
1990/09/14 2 $5,860,523 -10% 1,766 $3,319   $141,430,824 10
1990/09/21 3 $5,100,861 -13% 1,766 $2,888   $148,347,199 11
1990/09/28 3 $5,435,657 +7% 1,766 $3,078   $155,272,132 12
1990/10/05 4 $5,275,106 -3% 1,766 $2,987   $162,107,561 13
1990/10/12 3 $4,224,020 -20% 1,766 $2,392   $167,447,571 14
1990/10/19 4 $3,555,283 -16% 1,766 $2,013   $172,234,501 15
1990/10/26 5 $3,075,940 -13% 1,766 $1,742   $176,463,597 16
1990/11/02 3 $3,219,491 +5% 1,713 $1,879   $180,635,227 17
1990/11/09 3 $4,304,422 +34% 1,713 $2,513   $186,059,075 18
1990/11/16 5 $3,001,897 -30% 1,713 $1,752   $190,315,716 19
1990/11/23 7 $3,515,527 +17% 1,528 $2,301   $195,359,497 20
1990/11/30 8 $1,850,844 -47% 1,528 $1,211   $197,954,919 21
1990/12/07 8 $1,452,888 -22% 1,386 $1,048   $199,942,490 22
1990/12/21 11 $1,237,697   988 $1,253   $202,815,382 24
1990/12/28 11 $2,527,344 +104% 1,011 $2,500   $206,143,657 25

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/07/13 2 $19,767,951   1,101 $17,955   $19,767,951 1
1990/07/20 1 $20,550,183 +4% 1,400 $14,679   $40,318,134 2
1990/07/27 2 $18,014,258 -12% 1,694 $10,634   $58,332,392 3
1990/08/03 1 $17,691,424 -2% 1,766 $10,018   $76,023,816 4
1990/08/10 2 $14,777,965 -16% 1,766 $8,368   $90,801,781 5
1990/08/17 1 $13,191,612 -11% 1,766 $7,470   $103,993,393 6
1990/08/24 2 $11,069,509 -16% 1,766 $6,268   $115,062,902 7
1990/08/31 1 $11,864,168 +7% 1,766 $6,718   $126,927,070 8
1990/09/07 1 $8,643,231 -27% 1,766 $4,894   $135,570,301 9
1990/09/14 2 $7,676,037 -11% 1,766 $4,347   $143,246,338 10
1990/09/21 3 $6,590,137 -14% 1,766 $3,732   $149,836,475 11
1990/09/28 2 $6,995,980 +6% 1,766 $3,961   $156,832,455 12
1990/10/05 4 $6,391,096 -9% 1,766 $3,619   $163,223,551 13
1990/10/12 3 $5,455,667 -15% 1,766 $3,089   $168,679,218 14
1990/10/19 4 $4,708,439 -14% 1,766 $2,666   $173,387,657 15
1990/10/26 6 $4,028,079 -14% 1,766 $2,281   $177,415,736 16
1990/11/02 2 $4,338,917 +8% 1,713 $2,533   $181,754,653 17
1990/11/09 3 $5,559,166 +28% 1,713 $3,245   $187,313,819 18
1990/11/16 5 $4,530,151 -19% 1,713 $2,645   $191,843,970 19
1990/11/23 7 $4,260,105 -6% 1,528 $2,788   $196,104,075 20
1990/11/30 8 $2,385,527 -44% 1,528 $1,561   $198,489,602 21
1990/12/21 10 $2,038,628   988 $2,063   $203,616,313 24

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