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True Believer (1989)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,742,000Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,109 $8,742,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,613 $8,742,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,696 $8,742,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,041 $8,742,000

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 17th, 1989 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: TBP, Inc
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 276 $6,766,150 Feb 17, 1989 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day) 108 $3,009,692 Feb 17, 1989 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 106 $6,766,150 Feb 17, 1989 3

Leading Cast

   Edward 'Eddie' Dodd
   Roger Baron

Supporting Cast

Margaret Colin    Kitty Greer
Kurtwood Smith    Robert Reynard
Yuji Okumoto    Shu Kai Kim
Charles Hallahan    Vincent Dennehy
Miguel Fernandes    Art Esparza
Graham Beckel    Sklaroff
Tony Haney    Montell
Tom Bower    Cecil Skell
Sully Diaz    Maraquilla Esparza
Misan Kim    Mrs. Kim
John Snyder    Chuckie Loeder
Luis Guzman    Ortega
Joel Polis    Dean Rabin
Will Marchetti    George Ballistics
Maureen McVerry    Billy
Abigail Van Alyn    Connie Dennehy
Deborah Offner    Laura Gayley
Thomas Wagner    Tommy
Richard Fancy    Ballistics Expert
George Fuller    George Ballistics
Ginger Chung    Translator
Thelton E. Henderson    Judge Baum
Gerry Bamman    Brian Nevins
Charles Dean    Detective
Gustave Johnson    Detective
Cab Covay    Teardrop
Tony Abatemarco    Glen Fulton
Kenneth Grantham    Cecil's Judge
Ralph Peduto    Court Officer
Margot Rose    Ms. Jessum
Jan Michael Shultz    Lindeman
George Maguire    Maitre d'
David Espinoza    Corrections Officer
George Jenesky    Slim Jim
Sean O'Brien    Clyde Gruner
Cully Fredrickson    Scarecrow
Taylor Gilbert    Reynard's Receptionist
Peter Anthony Jacobs    Reporter
Stu Klitsher    Magnate
David Booth    Minister
Peter Fitzsimmons    Court Clerk
Jarrett Sullivan    Boy
Michael Stone    Client

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

Production and Technical Credits

Walter F. Parkes    Producer
Lawrence Lasker    Producer
Wesley Strick    Screenwriter
Peter Rosten    Executive Producer
Brad Fiedel    Composer
Patrick Crowley    Co-Producer
George Bowers    Editor
Michael Steele    Assistant Director
Whitney Green    Unit Production Manager
Nan Bernstein    Unit Production Manager
Lawrence Miller    Production Designer
Jim Pohl    Art Director
Tim Galvin    Art Director
Jim Poynter    Set Decorator
Steven Jordan    Set Decorator
John Lindley    Director of Photography
Erica Edell Phillips    Costume Designer
Michael Becker    Men's New York
David Bess    Men's New York
Susan Wright    Women's New York
Michael Evje    Sound Mixer
David Rosenblum    New York
Mel Zelniker    Re-recording Mixer
Larry Kemp    Supervising Sound Editor
Lon Bender    Supervising Sound Editor
Tom Bellfort    Sound Editor
Neal Burger    Sound Editor
Avram Gold    Sound Editor
Chris Hogan    Sound Editor
Randy Kelley    Sound Editor
Lou Kleinman    Sound Editor
Mark LaPointe    Sound Editor
Wylie Stateman    Sound Editor
Allan K. Rosen    Music Editor
Deborah Figuly    Make up
Allen Weisinger    Make up
Candace Neal    Hairstylist
Joe Coscia    Hair Stylist
Sharon Boyle    Music Supervisor
Karen Rea    Casting Director
Rocky Capella    New York
Jim Lovelett    New York

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
1989/02/17 9 $3,009,692   897 $3,355   $3,009,692 1
1989/02/24 10 $1,809,561 -40% 895 $2,022   $5,414,537 2

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1989/02/17 9 $3,604,976   897 $4,019   $3,604,976 1