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The Cable Guy

Y:1996
UK release date Released: 12th July 1996
 BBFC Age Rating:  12 age rating
The Cable Guy

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Starring

Actor
Character
George Segal
Diane Baker
Eric Roberts
Janeane Garofalo
Andy Dick
Harry O'Reilly
David Cross
Amy Stiller
Keith Gibbs
Tommy Hinkley
Shawn Michael Howard
Jeff Kahn
Suli McCullough
Jeff Michalski
Joel Murray
Andrew Shaifer
Cameron Starman
Kathy Griffin
Greg Hopla
John Ferdinand
Misa Koprova
Paul Greco
Aki Aleong
Donna Hardy
Lloyd Kino
Sara Lowell
Cynthia Mason
Michael Rivkin
Harper Roisman
Sandra Thigpen
Sean Whalen
Marty Zagon
Cynthia LaMontagne
James OConnell
Douglas Robert Jackson
Charles Napier
Christopher Michael
Charles Robinson
John F. ODonohue
Lydell M. Cheshier
Jason Larimore
Ahmad Reese
Emilio Rivera
Bob Odenkirk
Julie Hayden
Annabelle Gurwitch
Blake Boyd
Liza DAgostino
Tabitha Soren
Rikki Klieman
Robert Simels
Leonard O. Turner
Carlo Allen
Conrad Janis
Thomas Scott
Steven Scott
Christine Devine
Mark Thompson
Wendy L. Walsh
Marion Dugan
Kyle Gass
David Bowe
Robert Bobby Z Zajonc
Jeremy Applegate
Barbara Babbin
Bill Clinton
Adam Consolo
Hal Dion
Shann Johnson
Alex D. Linz
Robert Lyon Rasner
Raydeen Revilla
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£2,830,443
1947
The Cable Guy
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US total gross
$60,240,295
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The Cable Guy

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 12
Genres
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 2

Weeks on box office: 6

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
2N
£1,381,743
£1,381,743
5
£691,870
£2,073,613
6
£390,605
£2,464,218
9
£171,303
£2,635,521
11
£102,177
£2,737,698
10
£92,745
£2,830,443
Box Office Gross Flow
£
1.4M
691.9K
390.6K
171.3K
102.2K

12th Jul
1996

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1996

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1996

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1996

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1996

There were two new big entries on the box office this week and the 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters was the highest of them.

Directed by Paul Feig and starring Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig the new take on the classic 1984 film tops the UK box office with £4.3 million.

The original movie took a total of £12 million in the UK and time will tell if this will climb to those height.

The Secret Life of Pets falls to number 3 after 3 weeks at the top with a weekend gross of £2 million gross which brings the films total gross to £25.7 million.

The Secret Life of Pets is also the highest total grossing film on this weeks box office.

Also new this week at number 2 is the 5th in the Ice Age series Ice Age Collision Course, its debut gross is £3.7 million.

Historical charts

A year ago
Marvels smallest hero Ant-Man made its debut at the top of the box office with Minions falling into second place.

Five years ago
The last Harry Potter film Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 made its debut at the top while Transformers: Dark of The Moon falls into second place.

Ten years ago
Holding on to the top spot was Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Mans Chest leaving Superman Returns to debut at number 2.

Fifteen years ago
Shrek went back to the top of the box office knocking off Lara Croft Tomb Raider while the highest new film was as low as 5 in the shape of Pokémon 3 The Movie.

Twenty years ago
Mission:Impossible held on to the top spot keeping The Cable Guy off the top and leaving it to debut at number 2.

Twenty five years ago Thelma and Louise made its debut at the top knocking off The Naked Gun 2 ½ The Smell of Fear after a couple of weeks at the top.