The Cable Guy

A lonely and mentally disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend, but his target, a designer, rejects him, with bad consequences.

Grosses

Domestic (58.6%)
$60,240,295
Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
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Opening$19,806,226
2,657 theaters
Budget$47,000,000
Release DateJun 14, 1996
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 36 min
GenresComedy Drama Thriller
In Release201 days/28 weeks
Widest Release2,657 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jun 14, 1996Friday1$7,148,260--2,657$2,690$7,148,2601
Jun 15, 1996Saturday2$7,627,910+6.7%-2,657$2,870$14,776,1702
Jun 16, 1996Sunday2$5,030,056-34.1%-2,657$1,893$19,806,2263
Jun 17, 1996Monday1$3,071,398-38.9%-2,657$1,155$22,877,6244
Jun 18, 1996Tuesday1$2,904,427-5.4%-2,657$1,093$25,782,0515
Jun 19, 1996Wednesday2$2,405,293-17.2%-2,657$905$28,187,3446
Jun 20, 1996Thursday2$2,134,229-11.3%-2,657$803$30,321,5737
Jun 21, 1996Friday2$3,259,789+52.7%-54.4%2,657$1,226$33,581,3628
Jun 22, 1996Saturday2$4,114,905+26.2%-46.1%2,657$1,548$37,696,2679
Jun 23, 1996Sunday2$2,947,209-28.4%-41.4%2,657$1,109$40,643,47610
Jun 24, 1996Monday2$1,404,468-52.3%-54.3%2,657$528$42,047,94411
Jun 25, 1996Tuesday2$1,400,356-0.3%-51.8%2,657$527$43,448,30012
Jun 26, 1996Wednesday2$1,112,613-20.5%-53.7%2,657$418$44,560,91313
Jun 27, 1996Thursday2$1,082,732-2.7%-49.3%2,657$407$45,643,64514
Jun 28, 1996Friday3$1,383,775+27.8%-57.6%2,590$534$47,027,42015
Jun 29, 1996Saturday4$1,873,355+35.4%-54.5%2,590$723$48,900,77516
Jun 30, 1996Sunday3$1,550,797-17.2%-47.4%2,590$598$50,451,57217
Jul 1, 1996Monday2$608,414-60.8%-56.7%2,590$234$51,059,98618
Jul 2, 1996Tuesday3$703,590+15.6%-49.8%2,590$271$51,763,57619
Jul 3, 1996Wednesday4$461,210-34.4%-58.5%2,042$225$52,224,78620
Jul 4, 1996
Independence Day
Thursday4$423,212-8.2%-60.9%2,042$207$52,647,99821
Jul 5, 1996Friday4$575,346+35.9%-58.4%2,042$281$53,223,34422
Jul 6, 1996Saturday4$648,358+12.7%-65.4%2,042$317$53,871,70223
Jul 7, 1996Sunday4$480,886-25.8%-69%2,042$235$54,352,58824
Jul 8, 1996Monday4$237,618-50.6%-60.9%2,042$116$54,590,20625
Jul 9, 1996Tuesday4$276,602+16.4%-60.7%2,042$135$54,866,80826
Jul 10, 1996Wednesday4$200,915-27.4%-56.4%2,042$98$55,067,72327
Jul 11, 1996Thursday4$187,812-6.5%-55.6%2,042$91$55,255,53528
Jul 12, 1996Friday4$246,434+31.2%-57.2%1,004$245$55,501,96929
Jul 13, 1996Saturday4$389,636+58.1%-39.9%1,004$388$55,891,60530
Jul 14, 1996Sunday4$370,119-5%-23%1,004$368$56,261,72431
Jul 15, 1996Monday4$141,338-61.8%-40.5%1,004$140$56,403,06232
Jul 16, 1996Tuesday4$143,588+1.6%-48.1%1,004$143$56,546,65033
Jul 17, 1996Wednesday4$104,746-27.1%-47.9%802$130$56,651,39634
Jul 18, 1996Thursday4$105,776+1%-43.7%802$131$56,757,17235
Jul 19, 1996Friday4$94,324-10.8%-61.7%450$209$56,851,49636
Jul 20, 1996Saturday4$119,040+26.2%-69.4%450$264$56,970,53637
Jul 21, 1996Sunday4$94,040-21%-74.6%450$208$57,064,57638
Jul 22, 1996Monday4$36,736-60.9%-74%450$81$57,101,31239
Jul 23, 1996Tuesday4$48,230+31.3%-66.4%450$107$57,149,54240
Jul 24, 1996Wednesday4$38,309-20.6%-63.4%450$85$57,187,85141
Jul 25, 1996Thursday4$38,867+1.5%-63.3%450$86$57,226,71842
Aug 2, 1996Friday3$198,813--736$270$57,573,73350
Aug 3, 1996Saturday3$275,196+38.4%-736$373$57,848,92951
Aug 4, 1996Sunday3$240,060-12.8%-736$326$58,088,98952
Aug 5, 1996Monday3$102,092-57.5%-736$138$58,191,08153
Aug 6, 1996Tuesday3$111,899+9.6%-736$152$58,302,98054
Aug 7, 1996Wednesday3$97,916-12.5%-736$133$58,400,89655
Aug 8, 1996Thursday3$100,436+2.6%-736$136$58,501,33256
Aug 9, 1996Friday2$132,419+31.8%-33.4%624$212$58,633,75157
Aug 10, 1996Saturday2$193,329+46%-29.7%624$309$58,827,08058
Aug 11, 1996Sunday2$176,696-8.6%-26.4%624$283$59,003,77659
Aug 12, 1996Monday2$72,739-58.8%-28.8%624$116$59,076,51560
Aug 13, 1996Tuesday2$84,217+15.8%-24.7%624$134$59,160,73261
Aug 14, 1996Wednesday2$70,786-15.9%-27.7%624$113$59,231,51862
Aug 15, 1996Thursday2$68,695-3%-31.6%624$110$59,300,21363
Aug 16, 1996Friday2$87,565+27.5%-33.9%475$184$59,387,77864
Aug 17, 1996Saturday2$125,650+43.5%-35%475$264$59,513,42865
Aug 18, 1996Sunday2$102,870-18.1%-41.8%475$216$59,616,29866
Aug 19, 1996Monday2$47,640-53.7%-34.5%475$100$59,663,93867
Aug 20, 1996Tuesday2$51,629+8.4%-38.7%475$108$59,715,56768
Aug 21, 1996Wednesday2$50,938-1.3%-28%475$107$59,766,50569
Aug 22, 1996Thursday2$51,828+1.7%-24.6%475$109$59,818,33370
Aug 23, 1996Friday2$58,762+13.4%-32.9%310$189$59,877,09571
Aug 24, 1996Saturday2$82,650+40.7%-34.2%310$266$59,959,74572
Aug 25, 1996Sunday2$63,177-23.6%-38.6%310$203$60,022,92273
Aug 26, 1996Monday2$20,416-67.7%-57.1%310$65$60,043,33874
Aug 27, 1996Tuesday2$24,090+18%-53.3%310$77$60,067,42875
Aug 28, 1996Wednesday2$19,312-19.8%-62.1%310$62$60,086,74076
Aug 29, 1996Thursday2$17,093-11.5%-67%310$55$60,103,83377