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Liar Liar (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $181,410,615Details
International Box Office $121,300,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $302,710,615
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 233 $181,410,615
All Time International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 692 $121,300,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 431 $302,710,615
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 12 $181,410,615
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 48 $121,300,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 21 $302,710,615

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$45,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 21st, 1997 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sex related humor and language
Running Time: 87 minutes
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Keywords: Lawyers
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 96 $55,695 Oct 10, 1997 206
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 80 $87,910 Oct 3, 1997 199
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 75 $126,290 Sep 26, 1997 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 79 $125,160 Sep 19, 1997 185
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 100 $228,690 Aug 29, 1997 164
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 96 $3,033,180 May 23, 1997 66
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 230 $5,927,587 May 23, 1997 66
Fastest to $150m 270 $151,487,405 May 2, 1997 45
Fastest to $100m 324 $100,686,180 Apr 4, 1997 17
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day) 19 $25,377,435 Mar 28, 1997 10
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 6 $49,593,811 Mar 28, 1997 10
Fastest to $50m 549 $70,954,360 Mar 28, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic March Weekend 57 $31,423,025 Mar 21, 1997 3
Top Comedy Weekend Domestic 61 $31,423,025 Mar 21, 1997 3
Top Universal Weekend Domestic 94 $31,423,025 Mar 21, 1997 3

Leading Cast

   Fletcher Reede

Supporting Cast

Maura Tierney    Audrey Reede
Jennifer Tilly    Samantha Cole
Swoosie Kurtz    Dana Appleton
Amanda Donohoe    Miranda
Cary Elwes    Jerry
Jason Bernard    Judge Marshall Stevens
Ryan Mitchell    Mr. Allen
Anne Haney    Greta
Justin Cooper    Max Reede
Chip Mayer    Kenneth Falk
Randall 'Tex' Cobb    Skull
Eric Pierpoint    Richard Cole
Cheri Oteri    Jane
S.W. Fisher    Pete
Ben Lemon    Randy
Jarrad Paul    Zit Boy
Marianne Muellerleile    Ms. Berry
Krista Allen    Lady in Elevator
Stephen James Carver    Police Officer
Don Keefer    Beggar at Courthouse
Paul Roache    Beggar at Office
Randy Oglesby    Detective Bryson
Charlie Dell    Restroom Man
Jim Jansen    Pilot
Terry Rhoads    Co-Pilot
Michael Leopard    Tow Yard Employee
Charles Walker    Skycap
Ed Trotta    Mechanic
Ernest Perry, Jr.    Bailiff
Skip O'Brien    Court Guard
Tony Carreiro    Cop
Amanda Carlin    Publicist
Matthew Michael Goodall    Cole Child
Samantha Heyman    Cole Child
Anthony Lee    Fred
Eric Sharp    Sharpo the Clown
Christine Avila    Lupe
Hope Allen    Playground Teacher
Carrie Armstrong    Stenographer
Craig Barnett    Deputy
Brandi Burkett    Flight Attendant
Charles Emmett    Macho Attorney
Steven M. Gagnon    Jail Guard
Moon Jones    Jail Guard
Rick Hill    Jail Guard
Mike Grief    Driver
Matthew Arkin    Colleague
Kelly Anne Conroy    Passenger on Plane
Richard Jones    Passenger on Plane
Dennis Napolitano    Piano Player
Michael Adler    Conference Room Attorney
Colleen Fitzpatrick    Conference Room Attorney
Joe Barnaba    Conference Room Attorney
David Fresco    Conference Room Attorney
Ben Brown    Conference Room Attorney
Sue Goodman    Conference Room Attorney
Mark Chaet    Conference Room Attorney
Michael Kostroff    Conference Room Attorney
Catherine Evans    Conference Room Attorney
Howard S. Miller    Conference Room Attorney
Edward Amuwa    Child at Party and School
Patrick Lawrence McTavish    Child at Party and School
Ashley Monique Clark    Child at Party and School
Sara Paxton    Child at Party and School
Derrick Friedman    Child at Party and School
Ashley Rumph    Child at Party and School
David Kikuta    Child at Party and School
Jacob Stein    Child at Party and School
Oliver Kindred    Child at Party and School
Mercedes Vallamil    Child at Party and School

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Paul Guay    Screenwriter
Stephen Mazur    Screenwriter
Brian Grazer    Producer
Michael Bostick    Executive Producer
James D. Brubaker    Executive Producer
Linda Descenna    Production Designer
Don Zimmerman    Editor
John Debney    Composer
James Newton Howard    Composer
Russell Boyd    Director of Photography
Mickey Gilbert    Second Unit Director
James D. Brubaker    Unit Production Manager
Richard A. Toyon    Art Director
Ric McElvin    Set Decorator
James D. Brubaker    Second Unit Camera
Jon Farhat    Visual Effects Supervisor
Robert Stadd    Visual Effects Producer
Burt Dalton    Special Effects Coordinator
Judy Ruskin    Costume Designer
Elaine Maser    Costume Supervisor
Paul Hamblin    Sound Mixer
Jose Antonio Garcia    Sound Mixer
Paul Massey    Re-recording Mixer
D.M. Hemphill    Re-recording Mixer
Michael Hilkene    Supervising Sound Editor
Gaston Biraben    Dialogue Editor
Brian Risner    Dialogue Editor
John O. Wilde    Dialogue Editor
J. J. George    Music Editor
Mark Ryan    Music Editor
Nena Smarz*    Make up
Cammy Langer    Hairstylist
Jeff Carson    Music Supervisor
Junie Lowry-Johnson    Casting Director
Ron Surma    Casting Director
Mickey Gilbert    Stunt Coordinator

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
1997/03/21 1 $31,423,025   2,845 $11,045   $31,423,025 1
1997/03/28 1 $25,377,435 -19% 2,853 $8,895   $70,954,360 2
1997/04/04 1 $18,275,295 -28% 2,878 $6,350   $100,686,180 3
1997/04/11 2 $14,486,385 -21% 2,880 $5,030   $120,015,240 4
1997/04/18 2 $10,137,865 -30% 2,909 $3,485   $133,540,325 5
1997/04/25 4 $7,186,130 -29% 2,863 $2,510   $143,839,650 6
1997/05/02 4 $5,858,255 -18% 2,675 $2,190   $151,487,405 7
1997/05/09 6 $3,618,295 -38% 2,312 $1,565   $156,452,370 8
1997/05/16 6 $3,202,550 -11% 2,100 $1,525   $160,615,430 9
1997/05/23 7 $3,033,180 -5% 1,644 $1,845   $164,595,195 10
1997/05/30 8 $1,617,040 -47% 1,320 $1,225   $166,711,300 11
1997/06/06 10 $1,190,265 -26% 1,035 $1,150   $168,507,740 12
1997/06/13 11 $1,007,275 -15% 937 $1,075   $170,045,320 13
1997/06/20 12 $648,885 -36% 717 $905   $171,276,540 14
1997/06/27 8 $1,303,400 +101% 980 $1,330   $172,929,215 15
1997/07/04 11 $1,002,605 -23% 839 $1,195   $174,806,235 16
1997/07/11 13 $803,580 -20% 708 $1,135   $176,255,885 17
1997/07/18 16 $606,970 -24% 595 $1,020   $177,361,145 18
1997/07/25 16 $517,650 -15% 493 $1,050   $178,288,465 19
1997/08/01 21 $380,980 -26% 443 $860   $178,958,005 20
1997/08/08 24 $294,455 -23% 329 $895   $179,488,555 21
1997/08/15 26 $258,515 -12% 275 $940   $179,933,535 22
1997/08/22 34 $176,540 -32% 214 $825   $180,252,765 23
1997/08/29 36 $228,690 +30% 189 $1,210   $180,551,970 24
1997/09/05 34 $122,320 -47% 176 $695   $180,707,295 25
1997/09/12 34 $126,195 +3% 179 $705   $180,876,435 26
1997/09/19 35 $125,160 -1% 168 $745   $181,038,925 27
1997/09/26 31 $126,290 +1% 146 $865   $181,199,095 28
1997/10/03 35 $87,910 -30% 118 $745   $181,317,320 29
1997/10/10 42 $55,695 -37% 96 $580   $181,395,380 30

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/03/21 2 $45,576,925   2,845 $16,020   $45,576,925 1
1997/03/28 1 $36,833,960 -19% 2,853 $12,911   $82,410,885 2
1997/04/04 1 $23,117,970 -37% 2,878 $8,033   $105,528,855 3
1997/04/11 2 $17,873,605 -23% 2,880 $6,206   $123,402,460 4
1997/04/18 2 $13,251,060 -26% 2,909 $4,555   $136,653,520 5
1997/04/25 3 $8,975,630 -32% 2,863 $3,135   $145,629,150 6
1997/05/02 4 $7,204,925 -20% 2,675 $2,693   $152,834,075 7
1997/05/09 6 $4,578,805 -36% 2,312 $1,980   $157,412,880 8
1997/05/16 6 $4,149,135 -9% 2,100 $1,976   $161,562,015 9
1997/05/23 7 $3,532,245 -15% 1,644 $2,149   $165,094,260 10
1997/05/30 8 $2,223,215 -37% 1,320 $1,684   $167,317,475 11
1997/06/06 10 $1,720,570 -23% 1,035 $1,662   $169,038,045 12
1997/06/13 10 $1,589,610 -8% 937 $1,696   $170,627,655 13
1997/06/20 12 $998,160 -37% 717 $1,392   $171,625,815 14
1997/06/27 8 $2,177,815 +118% 980 $2,222   $173,803,630 15
1997/07/04 11 $1,648,675 -24% 839 $1,965   $175,452,305 16
1997/07/11 13 $1,301,870 -21% 708 $1,839   $176,754,175 17
1997/07/18 16 $1,016,640 -22% 595 $1,709   $177,770,815 18
1997/07/25 16 $806,210 -21% 493 $1,635   $178,577,025 19
1997/08/01 21 $617,075 -23% 443 $1,393   $179,194,100 20
1997/08/08 24 $480,920 -22% 329 $1,462   $179,675,020 21
1997/08/15 24 $401,205 -17% 275 $1,459   $180,076,225 22
1997/08/22 33 $247,055 -38% 214 $1,154   $180,323,280 23
1997/08/29 36 $261,695 +6% 189 $1,385   $180,584,975 24
1997/09/05 34 $165,265 -37% 176 $939   $180,750,240 25
1997/09/12 35 $163,525 -1% 179 $914   $180,913,765 26
1997/09/19 35 $159,040 -3% 168 $947   $181,072,805 27
1997/09/26 32 $156,605 -2% 146 $1,073   $181,229,410 28
1997/10/03 36 $110,275 -30% 118 $935   $181,339,685 29

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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