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Weird Science (1985)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,316,258Details
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  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 3,801-3,900) 3,898 $16,316,258
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,073 $16,316,258
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 845 $16,316,258
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,037 $16,316,258

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 2nd, 1985 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: May 14th, 1996 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 94 minutes
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Keywords: Wish Granters
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Hughes/Silver
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Bill Paxton    Chet
Suzanne Snyder    Deb
Judie Aronson    Hilly
Robert Downey, Jr.    Ian
Robert Rusler    Max
Vernon Wells    Lord General
John Kapelos    Dino
Britt Leach    Al
Barbara Lang    Lucy
Michael Berryman    Mutant Biker
Ivor Barry    Henry
Anne Bernadette Coyle    Carmen
Suzy J. Kellems    Gymnast
Fred D. Scott    Bar Patron
Vince Monroe Townsend    Bar Patron
Chino Williams    Bar Patron
Jill Whitlow    Perfume Salesgirl
Theodocia Goodrich    Lingerie Saleswoman
Wally Ward    One of the Weenies
Johnny Timko    One of the Weenies
Mikul Robins    One of the Weenies
Darren Harris    One of the Weenies
Babette Props    One of the Weenies
Michael Cramer    One of the Weenies
Todd Hoffman    One of the Weenies
Davis D'Mitch    Bartender
Mary Steelsmith    Girl in Bathroom
Robin Frohman    Girl in Bathroom
Alison Carole Lowe    Girl in Upside Down Bathroom
Kym Malin    Girl Playing Piano
Jennifer Balgobin    Biker Girl
Jeff Jensen    Metal Face
Prince A. Hughes    Party Guest
Rick Lefevour    Policeman
Rock Walker    Policeman
Joe Gieb    Blob Operator
Kevin Thompson    Blob Operator
Doug MacHugh    Wyatt's Father
Pamela Gordon    Wyatt's Mother


Steve James    Guy at Table

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

Production and Technical Credits

John Hughes    Screenwriter
Ira Newborn    Composer
Matthew F. Leonetti    Director of Photography
Joel Silver    Producer
Jane Vickerilla    Associate Producer
Deborah Love    Assistant Director
Bennie Dobbins    Second Unit Director
Don Zepfel    Unit Production Manager
John W. Corso    Production Designer
James Allen    Art Director
Jennifer Polito    Set Decorator
Jospeh Calloway    Director of Photography (Chicago)
James Glennon    Additional Photography
Jan Kiesser    Additional Photography
Henry Miller    Special Effects
David M. Blitstein    Special Effects
Doug Hubbard    Special Effects
Roger Lifsey    Special Effects
Mike Miller    Special Effects
Richard Thompson    Special Effects
Marilyn Vance    Costume Designer
Silvio Scarano    Costume Designer
Barbara Siebert-Bolticoff    Costume Supervisor
Mark Warner    Editor
Chris Lebenzon    Editor
Scott Wallace    Editor
Jim Alexander    Sound Mixer
Robert L. Hoyt    Re-recording Mixer
John J. Stephens    Re-recording Mixer
Roger Heman    Re-recording Mixer
Gary Ladinsky    Re-recording Mixer
Stephen Hunter Flick    Supervising Sound Editor
David E. Stone    Sound Editor
Randle Akerson    Sound Editor
J.H. Arrufat    Sound Editor
Susan Dudeck    Sound Editor
Donald Flick    Sound Editor
Bob Newlan    Sound Editor
Chuck Smith    Sound Editor
Burton M. Weinstein    Sound Editor
Jeff Carson    Music Editor
Craig Reardon    Special Make-up Effects
Michael Germain    Makeup
Dagmar Loesch    Hairstylist
Ira Newman    Composer
Alf Clausen    Additional Music
Kathy Nelson    Music Supervisor
Jackie Burch    Casting Director
David Gonzales    Casting Director
Nancy Nayor Battino*    Casting Director
Bennie Dobbins    Stunt Coordinator

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
1985/08/02 4 $4,895,421   1,158 $4,227   $4,895,421 1
1985/08/09 6 $2,965,913 -39% 1,172 $2,531   $11,127,926 2
1985/08/16 12 $1,445,290 -51% 767 $1,884   $14,488,931 3
1985/08/23 17 $804,792 -44% 540 $1,490   $16,316,258 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/08/02 4 $8,162,013   1,158 $7,048   $8,162,013 1
1985/08/09 6 $4,881,628 -40% 1,172 $4,165   $13,043,641 2
1985/08/16 12 $2,467,825 -49% 767 $3,218   $15,511,466 3