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The Pick-Up Artist (1987)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $13,290,368Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,330 $13,290,368
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,615 $13,290,368

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 18th, 1987 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 82 minutes
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Keywords: Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Randy Jensen
   Jack Jericho

Supporting Cast

Dennis Hopper    Flash
Danny Aiello    Phil
Mildred Dunnock    Nellie
Victoria Jackson    Lulu
Frederick Koehler    Richie
Bob Gunton    Portacarrero
Brian Hamill    Mike
Harvey Keitel    Alonzo
Christine Baranski    Harriet
Tamara Bruno    Karen
Tom Signorelli    Marty
Tony Sirico    Patsy
Vanessa Williams    Rae
Angie Kempf    Jack's Student
Polly Draper    Pat
Robert Towne    Stan
Lorraine Bracco    Carla
John Butera    Gene
Phoebe Ungerer    Gene's Girl
Victor Argo    Harris
Fred Melamed    George
Patrick Johnson    Bruce
Kenny Kieran    OTB Cashier
Anne Marie Bobby    Mona
Don Peoples    Harry
Sidney Armus    Sidney
Bea Soong    Museum Employee
Christina Sclafani    Angie
Alexis Cruz    Charlie
Brad Frankel    Student in Jack's Class
Eric Jason    Student in Jack's Class
Mary Griffin    Student in Jack's Class
Marc Joseph    Student in Jack's Class
Meghan Lahey    Student in Jack's Class
Bianca Levin    Student in Jack's Class
Anna Lee    Joan
Michelle Eabry    Michelle
Isabel Garcia-Lorca    Information Lady
Raisen Cain    Hot Ice Member
James Jackson    Hot Ice Member
Randall Jackson    Hot Ice Member
Melvin Shepherd    Hot Ice Member
Bob Maroff    Basketball Concession Owner
Rene Santoni    Man in Train Station
Geoffrey Nauffts    Stewart
Edward Rowan    Museum Guard
Daniel Smith    Cashier
Joe Spinell    Eddie
Phil Campanaro    Pete
Tony Cucci    Mickey
Tony Conforti    Tony
Andre DeHavenon    Andre
Frank Teixeira    Dealer
Michael Sessa    Joe
Skip Rose    Hotel Manager
Frank Gio    Gino
Jilly Rizzo    Floor Manager
Bobby Thomas    Croupier
Rod Houts    Serge Handfeld


Clem Caserta    Clem

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Production and Technical Credits

James Toback    Screenwriter
David L. MacLeod    Producer
Paul Sylbert    Production Designer
David Bretherton    Editor
Angelo Corrao    Editor
Stevie Wonder    Composer
Gordon Willis    Director of Photography
Thomas Reilly    Assistant Director
G. Mac Brown    Unit Production Manager
Bill Groom    Art Director
John Alan Hicks    Set Decorator
Colleen Atwood    Costume Designer
Ursula Schrader    Women's
Mark Burchard    Mens
Les Lazarowitz    Sound Mixer
Chris Jenkins    Re-recording Mixer
Don Digirolamo    Re-recording Mixer
Steve Pederson    Re-recording Mixer
Gary Alexander    Re-recording Mixer
Norval D. Crutcher    Supervising Sound Editor
Randle Akerson    Sound Editor
Samuel C. Crutcher    Sound Editor
Gary Mundheim    Sound Editor
Neal Burger    Sound Editor
Tom Villano    Music Editor
Bob Jiras    Make up
Frank Bianco    Hairstylist
Howard Feuer    Casting Director

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/09/18 3 $4,455,516   1,129 $3,946   $4,455,516 1
1987/09/25 5 $2,490,678 -44% 1,132 $2,200   $7,865,654 2
1987/10/02 7 $1,435,190 -42% 1,092 $1,314   $9,876,837 3
1987/10/16 15 $513,934   314 $1,637   $11,639,467 5

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/09/18 4 $5,374,976   1,129 $4,761   $5,374,976 1
1987/09/25 5 $3,066,671 -43% 1,132 $2,709   $8,441,647 2