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Weekly Box Office

Weekly Box Office

August 21-27, 1987

Note: Weekly box office charts 7-day results (Friday through Thursday). To access the Weekend chart (Friday through Sunday), click here.


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TWLWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 1 Stakeout BV $8,426,801 -4.3% 1,102 +86 $7,647 $26,893,340 - 3
2 2 Can't Buy Me Love BV $6,485,519 -21.1% 1,283 +27 $5,055 $14,704,915 - 2
3 N Born in East L.A. Uni. $6,449,600 - 1,112 - $5,800 $6,449,600 - 1
4 N Dirty Dancing Vest $6,358,688 - 975 - $6,522 $6,358,688 $6 1
5 4 No Way Out Orion $5,847,870 -9.0% 817 +11 $7,158 $12,273,783 - 2
6 3 The Living Daylights UA $5,449,568 -27.8% 1,599 -81 $3,408 $41,665,081 - 4
7 5 La Bamba Col. $4,930,818 -11.0% 1,105 +45 $4,462 $34,966,762 - 5
8 6 The Lost Boys WB $3,818,996 -13.2% 1,249 +247 $3,058 $23,495,393 - 4
9 8 Robocop Orion $3,305,733 -21.0% 1,148 -98 $2,880 $43,173,851 $13 6
10 7 Masters of the Universe Can. $2,611,796 -39.3% 1,115 -70 $2,342 $14,157,734 - 3
11 10 Summer School Par. $2,441,909 -29.0% 1,162 -153 $2,101 $31,054,974 - 5
12 9 Disorderlies WB $2,318,365 -40.6% 521 -23 $4,450 $6,222,386 - 2
13 11 Back to the Beach Par. $2,111,016 -36.5% 960 -120 $2,199 $10,807,929 - 3
14 13 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Re-issue) (1987) BV $1,996,865 -20.9% 1,248 -103 $1,600 $39,060,028 - 6
15 14 Full Metal Jacket WB $1,903,744 -21.4% 803 -122 $2,371 $41,077,779 $30 9
16 N The Garbage Pail Kids Movie Atl $1,055,252 - 374 - $2,822 $1,055,252 - 1
17 12 The Monster Squad TriS $885,312 -69.3% 1,272 -8 $696 $3,769,990 - 2
18 N The Big Easy Col. $598,723 - 32 - $18,710 $598,723 - 1
TOTAL (18 MOVIES):$66,996,575-7.0%17,877+572$3,748 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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