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Look Who's Talking (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $140,088,813Details
International Box Office $157,011,187Details
Worldwide Box Office $297,100,000
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Synopsis

The story follows a mother searching for a new father for her newborn baby, while the baby in question is talking to the audience, letting the viewer know how he experiences everything, from starting out as sperm, to being born, and commenting on his mother’s misadventures.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 377 $140,088,813
All Time International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 497 $157,011,187
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 425 $297,100,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 38 $140,088,813
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 32 $157,011,187
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 22 $297,100,000

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 13th, 1989 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 Adult situations/language
Running Time: 96 minutes
Franchise: Look Who's Talking
Comparisons: vs. Edward Scissorhands
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Keywords: Talking Babies
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: MCEG
Production Countries: Canada,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 39 $711,360 Mar 23, 1990 164
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 83 $699,825 Feb 23, 1990 136
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 60 $2,593,775 Jan 5, 1990 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 43 $3,767,244 Dec 29, 1989 80
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 274 $8,403,126 Dec 29, 1989 80
Fastest to $100m 544 $101,543,913 Dec 1, 1989 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 51 $7,878,228 Nov 24, 1989 45
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day) 170 $7,878,228 Nov 24, 1989 45
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 117 $17,572,990 Nov 24, 1989 45
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day) 191 $7,878,228 Nov 24, 1989 45
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 172 $17,572,990 Nov 24, 1989 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 76 $8,537,321 Nov 17, 1989 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 65 $11,409,873 Nov 10, 1989 31
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 67 $11,409,873 Nov 10, 1989 31
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 47 $25,450,594 Nov 10, 1989 31
Fastest to $50m 1,064 $59,585,228 Nov 3, 1989 24

Cast

   James
   Mollie
Olympia Dukakis    Rosie
George Segal    Albert
Abe Vigoda    Grandpa
Bruce Willis    Voice of Mikey
Twink Caplan    Rona
Jason Schaller    Mikey
Jaryd Waterhouse    Mikey
Jacob Haines    Mikey
Christopher Aydon    Mikey
Joy Boushel    Melissa
Don S. Davis    Dr. Fleisher
Louis Heckerling    Lou
Brenda Crichlow    Secretary
Andrea Mann    Salesgirl
Douglas Tuck    Cab Stealer
Alex Bruhanski    Street Worker
B. Casey Grant    Admitting Clerk
Oscar B. Ramos    Hospital Worker
Aurelio Dinunzio    Orderly
Jeff Irvine    Admitting Doctor
Shirley Barclay    Nurse
William B. Davis    Drug Doctor
David Berner    Mr. Impatience
Jerry Wasserman    Mr. Anal
Daliah Novak    Carrie
Zena Darawalla    Lupe
Nicholas Rice    Harry
Neal Israel    Mr. Ross
Blu Mankuma    Director
William Britos    Home Orderly
Deejay Jackson    Burly Orderly
Ida Berner    Lady
Bea Cartmell    Lady
Eleanor Maines    Lady
Mollie Israel    Little Girl
Ryan McIntosh    Little Boy
Gerry Bean    Pilot Friend
Deryl Hayes    Pilot Friend
Enid Saunders    Ester
Nicole Stevens    Silly Baby
Christy Smith    Baby Megan
Sabrina Bailey    Sand Box Baby
Farah Abassi    Chatting Baby
Amber Brownmiller    Blowing Kiss Baby
Ariel Perryman    Nursery Baby
Nigel John Crowe    Nursery Baby
Michael Jospeh Materi    Nursery Baby

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Amy Heckerling
Producer    Jonathan D. Krane
Director of Photography    Thomas Del Ruth
Composer    David Kitay
Co-Producer    Simon R. Lewis
Associate Producer    David Enson
Line Producer    Bob Gray
Assistant Director    Bill Mizel
Second Unit Director    Curtis Petersen
Production Manager    Bob Gray
Art Director    Reuben Freed
Art Director    Graeme Murray
Set Decorator    Barry W. Brolly
Second Unit Photography    Curtis Petersen
Costume Designer    Molly Maginnis
Associate Costume Designer (US)    Abigail Murray
Additional Costume Designer    Susan Molloy
Costume Supervisor    Nicola Ryall
Editor    Debra Chiate
Production Sound Mixer    Ralph Parker
Re-recording Mixer    Jeffrey J. Haboush
Re-recording Mixer    Andy D'Addario
Re-recording Mixer    Mark Rosette
Sound Effects Editor    Steven D. Williams
Sound Effects Editor    Ken Burton
Sound Effects Editor    Stu Chasmar
Sound Effects Editor    Robert Glenn
Sound Effects Editor    Daniel Mandel
Sound Effects Editor    Ted Johnson
Music Editor    Frank McKelvey
Makeup    Todd McIntosh
Hairstylist    Janet Ulmer
Hairstylist (Kirstie Alley)    Roy Sidick
Music Supervisor    Ken Kushnick
Music Supervisor    David Passick
Casting (US)    Jeff Greenberg
Casting (Canada)    Sid Kozak
Stunt Coordinator    Rick Avery

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1989/10/13 1 $12,107,784   1,208 $10,023   $12,107,784 1
1989/10/20 1 $14,147,340 +17% 1,547 $9,145   $30,128,527 2
1989/10/27 1 $11,556,750 -18% 1,622 $7,125   $45,416,641 3
1989/11/03 1 $11,457,810 -1% 1,638 $6,995   $59,585,228 4
1989/11/10 1 $11,409,873 n/c 1,641 $6,953   $74,303,334 5
1989/11/17 2 $8,537,321 -25% 1,651 $5,171   $85,133,132 6
1989/11/24 4 $7,878,228 -8% 1,651 $4,772   $96,607,137 7
1989/12/01 6 $3,718,495 -53% 1,649 $2,255   $101,543,913 8
1989/12/08 8 $2,524,622 -32% 1,645 $1,535   $104,940,721 9
1989/12/22 10 $1,528,800   1,365 $1,120   $109,568,677 11
1989/12/29 9 $3,767,244 +146% 1,482 $2,542   $115,158,196 12
1990/01/05 9 $2,593,775 -31% 1,445 $1,795   $118,802,709 13
1990/02/23 15 $699,825   651 $1,075   $131,442,096 20
1990/03/23 16 $711,360   624 $1,140   $134,837,533 24

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1989/10/13 1 $15,981,187   1,208 $13,229   $15,981,187 1
1989/10/20 1 $17,878,704 +12% 1,547 $11,557   $33,859,891 2
1989/10/27 1 $14,267,527 -20% 1,622 $8,796   $48,127,418 3
1989/11/03 1 $14,766,043 +3% 1,638 $9,015   $62,893,461 4
1989/11/10 1 $13,702,350 -7% 1,641 $8,350   $76,595,811 5
1989/11/17 2 $12,133,098 -11% 1,651 $7,349   $88,728,909 6
1989/11/24 5 $9,096,509 -25% 1,651 $5,510   $97,825,418 7
1989/12/01 6 $4,590,681 -50% 1,649 $2,784   $102,416,099 8
1989/12/22 8 $3,351,075   1,365 $2,455   $111,390,952 11
1989/12/29 8 $4,817,982 +44% 1,482 $3,251   $116,208,934 12

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