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Howard the Duck (1986)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on Howard the Duck as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

Howard the Duck is an comedy movie directed by Willard Huyck and starring Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins and Ed Gale and Holly Robinson Peete. The movie was written by Steve Gerber (Marvel comics character: Howard the Duck), Willard Huyck. The film has a $37 million budget with a 110-minute running time. Howard the Duck currently has a 4.6 IMDb rating, based on 38401 and 28 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated PG.

release date for Howard the Duck

Howard the Duck release date

When does Howard the Duck come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Howard the Duck (1986)is August 1, 1986.

When will Howard the Duck be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Howard the Duck DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Howard the Duck budget

How much did Howard the Duck cost to make?

$37,000,000 budget

The movie cost $37 million to make.

Howard the Duck movie poster

Howard the Duck rating

PG Rated

Howard the Duck is rated PG. Parental guidance is suggested, meaning some material may not be suitable for children. Parents are urged to give “parental guidance.” The movie may contain some material parents might not like for their young children.

Howard the Duck reviews

4.6 IMDb 28 Metascore

The movie currently has a 4.6 of out 10 IMDb rating and 28 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

Howard the Duck trailer

Howard the Duck plot summary

What is Howard the Duck about?

A scientific experiment unknowingly brings extraterrestrial life forms to the Earth through a laser beam. First is the cigar smoking drake Howard from the duck’s planet. A few kids try to keep him from the greedy scientists and help him back to his planet. But then a much less friendly being arrives through the beam…

Synopsis from IMDb 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.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

Howard the Duck cast

Who is in Howard the Duck?

Lea Thompson in Howard the Duck Lea Thompson as Beverly Switzler
Jeffrey Jones in Howard the Duck Jeffrey Jones as Dr. Walter Jenning
Tim Robbins in Howard the Duck Tim Robbins as Phil Blumburtt
Ed Gale in Howard the Duck Ed Gale as Howard T. Duck
Holly Robinson Peete in Howard the Duck Holly Robinson Peete as K.C., Cherry Bomb

Howard the Duck box Office

How much did Howard the Duck make?

$37,962,774 worldwide

The film has made over $38 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

Howard the Duck details

Theatrical Release Date: August 1, 1986
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $37 million
Box Office: $38 million
Length: 110 minutes
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Language: English

Howard the Duck facts

How long is Howard the Duck?

The movie is 110 minutes long (1 hour and 50 minutes).

What year did Howard the Duck come out?

The movie is out on August 1, 1986. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Lea Thompson plays as Beverly Switzler.

Who is the director of Howard the Duck?

Willard Huyck directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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