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The Money Pit (1986)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $37,499,651Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,183 $37,499,651
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,120 $37,499,651
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 441 $37,499,651
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 582 $37,499,651

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 26th, 1986 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: February 4th, 2003 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day) 163 $5,344,555 Mar 28, 1986 5
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 102 $12,922,010 Mar 28, 1986 5
Easter (Opening, 3-Day) 61 $5,344,555 Mar 28, 1986 5
Easter (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 49 $12,922,010 Mar 28, 1986 5

Leading Cast

   Walter Fielding
   Anna Crowley

Supporting Cast

Alexander Godunov    Max Beissart
Maureen Stapleton    Estelle
Joe Mantegna    Art Shirk
Philip Bosco    Curly
Josh Mostel    Jack Schnittman
Yakov Smirnoff    Shatov
Carmine Caridi    Brad Shirk
Brian Backer    Ethan
Billy Lombardo    Benny
Mia Dillon    Marika
John van Dreelen    Carlos
Douglass Watson    Walter Fielding Sr.
Lucille Dobrin    Macumba Lady
Tetchie Agbayani    Florinda
Scott Turchin    Mover
Radu Gavor    Mover
Grisha Dimant    Mover
Lutz Rath    Geza
Joey Balin    Jimmy
Wendell Pierce    Paramedic
Susan Browning    Samantha
Henry Baker    Oscar
Mary Louise Wilson    Benny's Mom
Irving Metzman    Sid
Frank Maraden    Mattress Man
Mike Russo    Mattress Man
Joe Ponazecki    Mr. Shrapp
Michael Hyde    Driver of Eighteen Wheeler
Mike Starr    Lenny
Frankie Faison    James
Jake Steinfeld    Duke
Matthew Cowles    Marty
Nestor Serrano    Julio
Michael Jeter    Arnie
Afemo Omilami    Bernie
Bruno Iannone    Sol
Ron Foster    Record Producer
Alan Altshuld    Driver of Volkswagon
Tzi Ma    Hwang
Cindy Brooks    Benny's Girlfriend
Leslie West    Lana
Tom Filiault    Cheap Girls
Doug Plavin    Cheap Girls
Chris Tuttle    Cheap Girls
Ed Vadas    Cheap Girls

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Frank Marshall    Producer
Kathleen Kennedy    Producer
Art Levinson    Producer
Steven Spielberg    Executive Producer
David Giler    Executive Producer
Gordon Willis    Director of Photography
Michel Colombier    Composer
David Giler    Screenwriter
Michael Haley    Assistant Director
Art Levinson    Unit Production Manager
Patrizia Von Brandenstein    Production Designer
Steve Graham    Art Director
George DeTitta Jr.    Set Decorator
Ruth Morley    Costume Designer
Bill Chrisitans    Men's Costume Supervisor
Jennifer Nichols    Women's Costume Supervisor
Jacqueline Cambas    Editor
Seth Flaum    Associate Editor
Nat Boxer    Sound Mixer
Bill Varney    Re-recording Mixer
Robert Thirlwell    Re-recording Mixer
Ron Hitchcock    Re-recording Mixer
Charles L. Campbell    Supervising Sound Editor
Louis L. Edemann    Supervising Sound Editor
Jeff Bushelman    Sound Editor
Larry Carow    Sound Editor
Mike Dobie    Sound Editor
Rick Franklin    Sound Editor
Chuck Neely    Sound Editor
Jerry R. Stanford    Sound Editor
Curt Sobel    Music Editor
Mickey Scott    Make up
Lyndell Quiyou    Hairstylist
Howard Feuer    Casting Director
Dick Ziker    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
1986/03/28 2 $5,344,555   1,189 $4,495   $6,924,050 1
1986/04/04 2 $5,052,355 -5% 1,193 $4,235   $14,097,615 2
1986/04/11 1 $3,646,200 -28% 1,180 $3,090   $18,786,405 3
1986/04/18 3 $2,739,752 -25% 1,180 $2,322   $22,301,422 4
1986/04/25 2 $2,352,975 -14% 1,145 $2,055   $25,456,207 5
1986/05/02 3 $1,856,400 -21% 1,105 $1,680   $27,855,222 6
1986/05/09 5 $1,354,540 -27% 1,034 $1,310   $29,616,347 7
1986/05/16 6 $954,480 -30% 984 $970   $30,940,022 8

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/03/28 2 $7,465,765   1,189 $6,279   $9,045,260 2
1986/04/04 2 $6,094,945 -18% 1,193 $5,109   $15,140,205 3
1986/04/11 1 $4,421,465 -27% 1,180 $3,747   $19,561,670 4
1986/04/18 3 $3,541,562 -20% 1,180 $3,001   $23,103,232 5
1986/04/25 2 $2,895,590 -18% 1,145 $2,529   $25,998,822 6
1986/05/02 4 $2,262,985 -22% 1,105 $2,048   $28,261,807 7
1986/05/09 5 $1,723,735 -24% 1,034 $1,667   $29,985,542 8

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