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Happy Gilmore (1996)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $38,623,460Details
International Box Office $2,380,952Details
Worldwide Box Office $41,004,412
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 16th, 1996 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: July 9th, 2013 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language and some comic sexuality
Running Time: 92 minutes
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Keywords: Golf
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Brillstein Entertianment Partners, Robert Simonds Company
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day) 109 $10,112,005 Feb 16, 1996 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 81 $20,521,422 Feb 16, 1996 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day) 64 $10,112,005 Feb 16, 1996 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 48 $20,521,422 Feb 16, 1996 3

Leading Cast

   Happy Gilmore

Supporting Cast

Christopher McDonald    Shooter
Julie Bowen    Virginia
Frances Bay    Grandma
Carl Weathers    Chubbs
Allen Covert    Otto
Robert Smigel    Irs
Richard Kiel    Mr. Larson
Dennis Dugan    Doug Thompson
Joe Flaherty    Jeering Fan
Kevin Nealon    Gary Potter
Verne Lundquist    Announcer
Jared Van Snellenberg    Happy's Waterbury Caddy
Ken Camroux    Coach
Rich Elwood    Assistant Coach
Nancy McClure    Terry
Helena Yea    Chinese Lady
Dee Jay Jackson    Mover
Ellie Harvie    Registrar
Ian Boothby    Guy on Green
Andrew Johnson    Crowd Guy, Waterbury
Kimberly Restell    Crowd Girl, Waterbury
Fred Perron    Waterbury Heckler
Helen Honeywell    Crazy Old Lady
Paul Raskin    Starter #1, Waterbury
William Samples    Starter #2, At&T
John Shaw    Daniel Lafferty
Ted Deeken    Auctioneer
John Destry    Zamboni Driver
Jim Crescenzo    Shooter's At&T Caddy
Brett Armstorng    Shooter's Tournament Caddy
Peter Kelamis    Potter's Caddy
Stephen Tibbetts    Pro Golfer
Edward Lieberman    Pro Golfer
Donald MacMillan    Young Happy
Louis O'Donoghue    Happy's Dad
Lisanne Collett    Happy's Mom
Stephen Dimopoulos    Italian Guy
Douglas Newell    Starter #4 (Pro-Am)
Frank L. Frazier    Blue Collar Fan
David Kaye    Reporter
Zachary Webb    Batting Kid
Simon Webb    Doctor
Betty Linde    Elderly Woman
Dave Cameron    Reporter
Lou Kilman    Reporter
Brent Chapman    Offical
Jessica Gunn    Signed Chest Woman
Phillip Beer    Cowboy Joel
Fat Jack    Jack Beard
Michelle Holdsworth    Babe on Green
Charles L. Brame    Abe Lincoln

Cameos

Bob Barker    Himself
Lee Trevino    Himself
Will Sasso    Mover
Mark Lye    Himself

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Tim Herlihy    Screenwriter
Adam Sandler    Screenwriter
Robert Simonds    Producer
Brad Grey    Executive Producer
Bernie Brillstein    Executive Producer
Sandy Wernick    Executive Producer
Perry Andelin Blake    Production Designer
William Heslup    Production Designer
Jeff Gourson    Editor
Mark Mothersbaugh    Composer
Arthur Albert    Director of Photography
Peter Marshall    Assistant Director
Warren Carr    Unit Production Manager
Warren Carr    Co-Producer
Jack Giarraputo    Co-Producer
Richard Harrison    Art Director
Mark Lane    Set Decorator
John T. Van Vliet    Visual Effects Supervisor
Laurel Klick    Digital Effects Supervisor
Tish Monaghan    Costume Designer
Rick Patton    Sound Mixer
Paul Massey    Re-recording Mixer
Chris David    Re-recording Mixer
Tom Perry    Re-recording Mixer
Bruce Nyznik    Supervising Sound Editor
Patrick O'Sullivan    Sound Effects Editor
Thom Brennan    Sound Effects Editor
Sukey Fontelieu    Dialogue Editor
Christopher Assells    Dialogue Editor
Dino DiMuro    Dialogue Editor
Kim Naves    Music Editor
Lisa Roberts    Makeup
Anji Bemben    Hairstylist
Robert Casale    Music Producer

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
1996/02/16 3 $10,112,005   2,022 $5,001   $10,112,005 1
1996/02/23 4 $6,307,875 -38% 2,052 $3,074   $18,462,085 2
1996/03/01 5 $4,811,115 -24% 2,069 $2,325   $24,572,355 3
1996/03/08 8 $3,257,875 -32% 1,945 $1,675   $28,915,565 4
1996/03/15 10 $1,851,360 -43% 1,653 $1,120   $31,779,805 5
1996/03/22 11 $1,332,045 -28% 1,287 $1,035   $33,748,295 6
1996/03/29 20 $630,135 -53% 737 $855   $34,763,995 7
1996/04/05 18 $718,325 +14% 876 $820   $35,679,265 8
1996/04/12 18 $611,460 -15% 711 $860   $36,676,015 9
1996/04/19 20 $443,070 -28% 547 $810   $37,311,265 10
1996/04/26 23 $292,940 -34% 388 $755   $37,735,055 11
1996/05/03 28 $213,150 -27% 290 $735   $38,024,105 12
1996/05/10 31 $184,815 -13% 220 $840   $38,272,750 13
1996/05/17 39 $110,685 -40% 157 $705   $38,431,960 14
1996/05/24 41 $138,320 +25% 104 $1,330   $38,602,000 15

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/02/16 3 $12,154,210   2,022 $6,011   $12,154,210 1
1996/02/23 4 $7,607,030 -37% 2,052 $3,707   $19,761,240 2
1996/03/01 5 $5,896,450 -22% 2,069 $2,850   $25,657,690 3
1996/03/08 8 $4,270,755 -28% 1,945 $2,196   $29,928,445 4
1996/03/15 9 $2,487,805 -42% 1,653 $1,505   $32,416,250 5
1996/03/22 12 $1,717,610 -31% 1,287 $1,335   $34,133,860 6
1996/03/29 21 $827,080 -52% 737 $1,122   $34,960,940 7
1996/04/05 17 $1,103,615 +33% 876 $1,260   $36,064,555 8
1996/04/12 18 $803,640 -27% 711 $1,130   $36,868,195 9
1996/04/19 19 $573,920 -29% 547 $1,049   $37,442,115 10
1996/04/26 25 $368,840 -36% 388 $951   $37,810,955 11
1996/05/03 30 $276,980 -25% 290 $955   $38,087,935 12
1996/05/10 30 $233,340 -16% 220 $1,061   $38,321,275 13
1996/05/17 36 $142,405 -39% 157 $907   $38,463,680 14

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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