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Radio Days (1987)

PG
88 min | Comedy

A nostalgic look at radio's golden age focusing on one ordinary family and the various performers in the medium.
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$ 16,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 1,522,423
Gross (USA)
$ 14,792,779
Gross (World)
$ 14,792,779
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Release date
Jan 30, 1987 (United States)

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Mike Starr
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Paul Herman
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Don Pardo
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Martin Rosenblatt
Mr. Needleman Mr. Needleman   See fewer
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Helen Miller
Mrs. Needleman Mrs. Needleman   See fewer
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Danielle Ferland
Child Star Child Star   See fewer
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Julie Kavner
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Wallace Shawn
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Michael Tucker
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Renée Lippin
Ceil (as Renee Lippin) Ceil (as Renee Lippin)   See fewer
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William Magerman
Grandpa Grandpa   See fewer
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Leah Carrey
Grandma Grandma   See fewer
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Joy Newman
Ruthie Ruthie   See fewer
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Hy Anzell
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Rebecca Nickels
Evelyn Goorwitz Evelyn Goorwitz   See fewer
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Mindy Morgenstern
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David Mosberg
Arnold Arnold   See fewer
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Kenneth Mars
Rabbi Baumel Rabbi Baumel   See fewer
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Andrew B. Clark
Sidney Manulis (as Andrew Clark) Sidney Manulis (as Andrew Clark)   See fewer
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Mia Farrow
Sally White Sally White   See fewer
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Lee Erwin
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Roger Hammer
Richard Richard   See fewer
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Terry Lee Swarts
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Margaret Thomson
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Tito Puente
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Larry David
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Guy Le Bow
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Stanley Burns
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Todd Field
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Peter Lombard
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Martin Sharman
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Dwight Weist
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Kuno Sponholz
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Henry Yuk
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7.6 / 10 | 28,118 votes