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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $32,945,797Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,427 $32,945,797
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,323 $32,945,797
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 501 $32,945,797
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 632 $32,945,797

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 18th, 1987 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 106 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 226 $10,479,003 Jan 1, 1988 17
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 253 $9,297,359 Dec 25, 1987 10


Frank McRae    Harry
Elizabeth Pena    Marisa
Michael Carmine    Carlos
Dennis Boutsikaris    Mason
Tom Aldredge    Sid
Jane Hoffman    Muriel
John DiSanti    Gus
John Pankow    Kovacs
MacIntyre Dixon    DeWitt
Michael Greene    Lacey
Doris Belack    Mrs. Thompson
Wendy Schaal    Pamela
James LeGros    Goon
Jose Santana    Goon
Ronald L. Schwary    Louie
Susan Shoffner    Receptionist
Shelly Kurtz    Policeman at Hospital
Joseph Hamer    Policeman at Building
H. Clay Dear    Policeman at Building
Howard Renensland    Reporter
Judy Grafe    Reporter
Alice Beardsley    Nurse
Dick Martinsen    Fireman
Charles Raymond    Hector
Riki Colon    Band Member
Jon Imparato    Band Member
David Vasquez    Band Member
John Arceri    Chauffeur

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Ronald L. Schwary
Executive Producer    Steven Spielberg
Executive Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Executive Producer    Frank Marshall
Composer    James Horner
Story Creator    Mick Garris
Screenwriter    Brad Bird
Screenwriter    Matthew Robbins
Screenwriter    Brent Maddock
Screenwriter    S.S. Wilson
Associate Producer    Gerald R. Molen
Assistant Director    Jerry Grandey
Second Unit Director    Joe Johnston
Unit Production Manager    Gerald R. Molen
Production Designer    Ted Haworth
Art Director    Angelo Graham
Set Decorator    George Robert Nelson
Director of Photography    John McPherson
Second Unit Camera    Dick Kratina
Costume Designer    Aggie Guerard Rodgers
Costume Supervisor    Tom Costich
Editor    Cynthia Scheider
Sound Mixer    Gene Cantamessa
Supervising    Bill Varney
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Casper
Supervising Sound Editor    Tom C McCarthy
Sound Editor    Don S. Walden
Sound Editor    William L. Manger
Sound Editor    Michael Redbourn
Sound Editor    Mark Gordon
Supervising    Else Blangsted
Music Editor    James Flamberg
Make up    Rick Sharp
Hairstylist    Susan Germaine
Casting Director    Penny Perry
Stunt Coordinator    Thomas Rosales, Jr.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/12/18 4 $3,326,530   1,328 $2,505   $3,326,530 1
1987/12/25 6 $4,084,570 +23% 1,357 $3,010   $9,967,500 2
1988/01/01 5 $4,839,180 +18% 1,367 $3,540   $19,501,900 3
1988/01/08 5 $2,833,330 -41% 1,346 $2,105   $23,121,259 4
1988/01/22 13 $1,218,060   1,073 $1,135   $27,571,084 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/12/18 4 $5,882,930   1,328 $4,430   $5,882,930 1
1987/12/25 5 $8,779,790 +49% 1,357 $6,470   $14,662,720 2
1988/01/01 6 $5,625,209 -36% 1,367 $4,115   $20,287,929 3