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Howard the Duck (1986)

PG
110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop a hellish alien invasion with the help of a nerdy scientist and a cute struggling female rock singer who fancies him.
Writers
Steve Gerber (Marvel comics character: Howard the Duck) | Willard Huyck | Gloria Katz
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Budget
$ 37,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 5,070,136
Gross (USA)
$ 16,295,774
Gross (World)
$ 37,962,774
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Release date
Aug 1, 1986 (United States)

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61 cast members
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Lea Thompson
Beverly Switzler Beverly Switzler   See fewer
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Jeffrey Jones
Dr. Walter Jenning Dr. Walter Jenning   See fewer
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Tim Robbins
Phil Blumburtt Phil Blumburtt   See fewer
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Ed Gale
Howard T. Duck Howard T. Duck   See fewer
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Chip Zien
Howard T. Duck (voice) Howard T. Duck (voice)   See fewer
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Tim Rose
Howard T. Duck Howard T. Duck   See fewer
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Steve Sleap
Howard T. Duck Howard T. Duck   See fewer
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Peter Baird
Howard T. Duck Howard T. Duck   See fewer
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Mary Wells
Howard T. Duck Howard T. Duck   See fewer
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Lisa Sturz
Howard T. Duck Howard T. Duck   See fewer
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Jordan Prentice
Howard T. Duck Howard T. Duck   See fewer
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Paul Guilfoyle
Lieutenant Welker Lieutenant Welker   See fewer
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Liz Sagal
Ronette, Cherry Bomb Ronette, Cherry Bomb   See fewer
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Dominique Davalos
Cal, Cherry Bomb Cal, Cherry Bomb   See fewer
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Holly Robinson Peete
K.C., Cherry Bomb (as Holly Robinson) K.C., Cherry Bomb (as Holly Robinson)   See fewer
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Tommy Swerdlow
Ginger Moss Ginger Moss   See fewer
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Richard Edson
Ritchie Ritchie   See fewer
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Miles Chapin
Carter Carter   See fewer
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Richard McGonagle
First Cop First Cop   See fewer
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Virginia Capers
Cora Mae, Secretary Cora Mae, Secretary   See fewer
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Debbie Lee Carrington
Additional Ducks Additional Ducks   See fewer
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Miguel Sandoval
Bar Entertainment Supervisor Bar Entertainment Supervisor   See fewer
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Sheldon Feldner
Hot Tub Spa Owner Hot Tub Spa Owner   See fewer
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Lee Anthony
Grossbach Grossbach   See fewer
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Paul Comi
Dr. Chapin Dr. Chapin   See fewer
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Maureen Coyne
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
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James Lashly
State Trooper State Trooper   See fewer
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Tom Parker
Steve Kanelli, TV Reporter Steve Kanelli, TV Reporter   See fewer
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Ed Holmes
TV Duck Hunter TV Duck Hunter   See fewer
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David Paymer
Larry, Scientist Larry, Scientist   See fewer
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William Hall
Officer Hanson Officer Hanson   See fewer
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Denny Delk
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
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Martin Ganapoler
1st Trucker 1st Trucker   See fewer
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2nd Trucker 2nd Trucker   See fewer
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Gary Littlejohn
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Thomas Dolby
Bartender in Rock Club Bartender in Rock Club   See fewer
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John Fleck
Pimples Pimples   See fewer
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William McCoy
Skin Head Skin Head   See fewer
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Steven Kravitz
Lover Boy Lover Boy   See fewer
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Anne Tofflemire
Lover Girl Lover Girl   See fewer
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Marcia Banks
Mama Biker Mama Biker   See fewer
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Nancy Fish
Homeless Bag Lady Homeless Bag Lady   See fewer
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Monty Hoffman
Club Bouncer Club Bouncer   See fewer
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Ted Kurtz
Kirby Kirby   See fewer
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Wanda McCaddon
Hostess Hostess   See fewer
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James Brady
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Carol McElheney
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Richard Kiley
The Cosmos (voice) The Cosmos (voice)   See fewer
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Mel Blanc
Daffy Duck (voice) (archive footage) Daffy Duck (voice) (archive footage)   See fewer
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Melody Gold
Girl at Concert (uncredited) Girl at Concert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ian Hiebert
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rocker (uncredited) Rocker (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.6 / 10 | 38,417 votes