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Soapdish (1991)

Soapdish poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $36,489,888Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,249 $36,489,888
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,180 $36,489,888
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 463 $36,489,888
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 598 $36,489,888

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 31st, 1991 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Keywords: TV Industry, Relationships Gone Wrong, Gratuitous Cameos, Writing and Writers, Surprise Twist, Revenge, Performing Arts, Spoof
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Aaron Spelling, Alan Greisman
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 328 $5,044,845 Jul 5, 1991 38

Lead Ensemble Members

   Celeste Talbert
   Jeffery Anderson
   David Barnes
   Rose Schwartz
   Lori Craven
   Ariel Maloney

Supporting Cast

Cathy Moriarty    Montana Moorehead
Garry Marshall    Edmund Edwards
Kathy Najimy    Tawny Miller
Arne Nannestad    Burton White
Paul Johansson    Bolt
Sheila Kelley    Fran
Tim Choate    AD
Carrie Fisher    Betsy Faye Sharon
Costas Mandylor    Mark
Cornelia Kiss    Receptionist
Robert Camiletti    Actor
Marianne Muellerleile    Housewife
Mary Pat Gleason    Housewife
Michael Berkowitz    Young Autograph Seeker
Amy Nabi    Woman Shopper
Ivory Ocean    Bartender
David Byron    Nitwit
Willie Garson    Nitwit
Vince Melocchi    PA
Brick Karnes    Homeless Extra
Penny Gumeny    Fan
Wai Ching Ho    Fan
Mary Thompson Hunt    Fan
Phil Leeds    Old Man
Herta Ware    Mary Thompson Hunt
Dorothy Patterson    Old Woman
Nico De Silva    Bus Boy
Armando Molina    Bus Boy
Gino Lucci    Bus Driver
Clive Rosengren    Doorman


Ben Stein    Nitwit
Leeza Gibbons    Herself
John Tesh    Himself
Stephen Nichols    Himself

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

Production and Technical Credits

Robert Harling    Screenwriter
Andrew Bergman    Screenwriter
Robert Harling    Story Creator
Aaron Spelling    Producer
Alan Greisman    Producer
Herbert Ross    Executive Producer
Eugenio Zanetti    Production Designer
Garth Craven    Editor
Alan Silvestri    Composer
Ueli Steiger    Director of Photography
Victoria White    Co-Producer
Joel Freeman    Co-Producer
John Hockridge    Assistant Director
Joel Freeman    Unit Production Manager
Roger Paradiso    Unit Production Manager
Jim Dultz    Art Director
Lee Poll    Set Decorator
Nolan Miller    Costume Designer
James Lapidus    Costume Designer
Rachael Stanley    Costume Designer
Deborah Zeitman    Additional Editor
Petur Hliddal    Sound Mixer
Tom Johnson    Re-recording Mixer
Jack Leahy    Re-recording Mixer
David Slusser    Re-recording Mixer
Ronald A. Jacobs    Supervising Sound Editor
Constance A. Kazmer    Sound Editor
Richard Chasen    Sound Editor
Stacey Foiles    Sound Editor
Laurel Ladevich    Sound Editor
Michael Magill    Sound Editor
Thomas O'Shea    Sound Editor
Martha Pike    Sound Editor
Robert Shoup    Sound Editor
Gwendolyn Yates Whittle    Sound Editor
Jim Harrison    Music Editor
Lee Harmon    Makeup
Perry Michael Germain    Makeup
Michael Blake    Make-up and Hair Designer
Alan D'Angerio    Hairstylist
Ludar Felsenstein    Song Writer
Lora Kennedy    Casting Director
Benjamin J. Perry    Stunt Coordinator
Frank Ferrara, Jr.    Stunt Coordinator
Christopher Boyes    Foley Mixer

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
1991/05/31 2 $6,736,380   1,275 $5,283   $6,736,380 1
1991/06/07 5 $4,401,514 -35% 1,275 $3,452   $14,081,172 2
1991/06/14 7 $3,231,800 -27% 1,275 $2,535   $19,372,203 3
1991/06/21 9 $2,715,641 -16% 1,275 $2,130   $23,917,151 4
1991/06/28 9 $2,022,494 -26% 1,229 $1,646   $27,343,833 5
1991/07/05 9 $2,367,759 +17% 1,080 $2,192   $31,001,079 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1991/05/31 2 $9,679,658   1,275 $7,592   $9,679,658 1
1991/06/07 5 $6,460,745 -33% 1,275 $5,067   $16,140,403 2
1991/06/14 7 $5,061,107 -22% 1,275 $3,969   $21,201,510 3
1991/06/21 8 $4,119,829 -19% 1,275 $3,231   $25,321,339 4
1991/06/28 8 $3,311,981 -20% 1,229 $2,695   $28,633,320 5