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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) 381 $140,088,813
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 511 $157,011,187
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 434 $297,100,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 38 $140,088,813
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 33 $157,011,187
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 23 $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. Curly Sue
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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 61 $2,593,775 Jan 5, 1990 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 44 $3,767,244 Dec 29, 1989 80
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 279 $8,469,218 Dec 29, 1989 80
Fastest to $100m 553 $101,543,913 Dec 1, 1989 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 52 $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 $17,711,204 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 $17,711,204 Nov 24, 1989 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 80 $8,537,321 Nov 17, 1989 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 68 $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 $25,650,767 Nov 10, 1989 31
Fastest to $50m 1,074 $59,585,228 Nov 3, 1989 24

Leading Cast

   James
   Mollie

Supporting Cast

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

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

Production and Technical Credits

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

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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