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Scrooged (1988)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $59,450,353Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,346 $59,450,353
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,279 $59,450,353
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 259 $59,450,353
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 391 $59,450,353

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$32,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 23rd, 1988 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: November 1st, 2011 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Keywords: Christmas, TV Industry, Modern Adaptation, Christmas in November, Gratuitous Cameos, Breaking the Fourth Wall, Hauntings, Dysfunctional Family, Relationships Gone Wrong, Boss From Hell, Homeless, Time Travel
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 326 $7,112,664 Dec 30, 1988 40
Fastest to $50m 1,304 $51,657,607 Dec 23, 1988 37
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 265 $9,142,970 Dec 23, 1988 33
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day) 102 $13,027,842 Nov 25, 1988 5
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 70 $28,433,027 Nov 25, 1988 5
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day) 137 $13,027,842 Nov 25, 1988 5
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 114 $28,433,027 Nov 25, 1988 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 3-Day) 41 $13,027,842 Nov 25, 1988 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 28 $28,433,027 Nov 25, 1988 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 5-Day) 56 $13,027,842 Nov 25, 1988 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 45 $28,433,027 Nov 25, 1988 5

Leading Cast

   Francis Xavier Cross

Supporting Cast

Alfre Woodard    Grace Cooley, Frank Cross' Secretary
Brian Doyle-Murray    Earl Cross
Karen Allen    Claire Phillips
Carol Kane    Ghost of Christmas Present
Robert Mitchum    Preston Rhinelander
Steve Kahan    Technician

Uncategorized

Michael J. Pollard    Herman
John Glover    Brice Cummings
Kate McGregor-Stewart    Lady Censor
John Forsythe    Lew Hayward
Bobcat Goldthwait    Eliot Loudermilk
Pat McCormick    Ghost of Christmas Present (TV)
Wendie Malick    Wendie Cross
Jack McGee    Carpenter
Mary Ellen Trainor   

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Danny Elfman    Composer
Jennifer Parsons*    Costume Supervisor

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

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 1st, 2011

November 1st, 2011

The selection of home market releases is rather soft this week. Sure, Cars 2 was a major hit at the box office, but it is the only major hit on this week's list. The best selling TV on DVD release is Californication, which is a cable show, while the top ten selling titles according to Amazon.com include limited releases, catalogue titles and direct-to-DVD releases. There are more second-tier Christmas releases than any other type of release. There are far fewer titles that are worth picking up than last week, and the the Pick of the Week contenders are even more limited. Transformers: Beast Wars comes out on a Complete Series Collection and that could be Pick of the Week material, but I'm still waiting for the screener. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Scrooged

October 28th, 2011

Scrooged is making its Blu-ray debut this week. When it first came out more than 20 years ago, the film was a solid, but not spectacular hit at the box office, while its reception with critics was mixed. But has the film aged well since then? And if so, does the Blu-ray do it justice? More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1988/11/25 1 $13,027,842   1,262 $10,323   $18,548,158 1
1988/12/02 2 $7,505,520 -42% 1,262 $5,947   $29,287,158 2
1988/12/09 3 $4,671,536 -38% 1,326 $3,523   $35,926,047 3
1988/12/16 4 $4,561,210 -2% 1,797 $2,538   $41,887,818 4
1988/12/23 6 $4,189,254 -8% 1,897 $2,208   $49,031,840 5
1988/12/30 9 $3,258,980 -22% 1,877 $1,736   $54,916,587 6
1989/01/06 9 $1,538,761 -53% 1,744 $882   $57,009,579 7
1989/01/27 19 $419,887   534 $786   $59,450,353 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1988/11/25 1 $16,261,322   1,262 $12,885   $21,781,638 2
1988/12/02 2 $9,472,873 -42% 1,262 $7,506   $31,254,511 3
1988/12/09 3 $6,072,097 -36% 1,326 $4,579   $37,326,608 4
1988/12/16 4 $7,515,978 +24% 1,797 $4,183   $44,842,586 5
1988/12/23 7 $6,815,021 -9% 1,897 $3,593   $51,657,607 6
1988/12/30 8 $3,813,211 -44% 1,877 $2,032   $55,470,818 7

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