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Heaven Can Wait (1978)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $98,800,000Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 715 $98,800,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,515 $98,800,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 122 $98,800,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 224 $98,800,000

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 28th, 1978 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 101 minutes
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Keywords: Football, Reincarnation, Heaven and Hell
Source:Based on Play
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Joe Pendleton/Leo Farnsworth/Tom Jarrett
   Betty Logan


Buck Henry    The Escort
Dyan Cannon    Julia Farnsworth
Vincent Gardenia    Det. Lt. Krim
R.G. Armstrong    General Manager
James Mason    Mr. Jordan
Charles Grodin    Tony Abbott
Jack Warden    Max Corkle

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1978/06/30 1 $3,652,486   540 $6,764   $4,192,799 1

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Weekly Box Office Performance