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Weekly Box Office

Weekly Box Office

August 25-31, 1989

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 Uncle Buck Uni. $9,959,005 -41.2% 1,835 +31 $5,427 $26,904,176 - 2
2 2 Parenthood Uni. $9,283,590 -20.4% 1,376 +56 $6,747 $56,608,186 - 4
3 3 The Abyss Fox $6,965,958 -34.9% 1,525 -13 $4,568 $35,194,856 - 3
4 5 When Harry Met Sally... Col. $6,066,942 -18.9% 1,171 +27 $5,181 $62,666,074 - 7
5 6 Lethal Weapon 2 WB $4,922,985 -26.1% 1,560 -24 $3,156 $126,643,278 - 8
6 7 Turner & Hooch BV $4,461,227 -31.4% 1,551 -43 $2,876 $53,320,230 - 5
7 4 Casualties of War Col. $4,175,018 -45.6% 1,487 - $2,808 $11,853,448 - 2
8 8 Batman WB $3,964,104 -26.2% 1,302 -98 $3,045 $235,019,740 $35 10
9 11 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids BV $2,652,667 -23.8% 1,189 +31 $2,231 $116,336,941 - 10
10 N The Package Orion $2,598,395 - 323 - $8,045 $2,598,395 - 1
11 N Millennium Fox $2,248,409 - 486 - $4,626 $2,248,409 - 1
12 9 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child NL $2,090,619 -56.9% 1,114 -732 $1,877 $18,044,399 - 3
13 17 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $2,059,830 +62.6% 101 +61 $20,394 $4,647,830 - 4
14 10 Cheetah BV $1,876,221 -55.8% 1,321 +11 $1,420 $6,122,176 - 2
15 13 Lock Up TriS $1,575,827 -35.3% 829 -203 $1,901 $17,602,284 - 4
16 15 Dead Poets Society BV $1,447,684 -10.3% 671 +38 $2,158 $85,032,060 - 13
17 12 Let It Ride Par. $1,431,363 -50.3% 1,191 - $1,202 $4,311,201 - 2
18 16 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Par. $1,089,348 -32.1% 431 -80 $2,527 $186,838,247 $48 14
19 18 Ghostbusters II Col. $990,954 -21.4% 606 -19 $1,635 $109,344,448 - 11
20 N The Adventures of Milo and Otis Col. $914,837 - 239 - $3,828 $914,837 - 1
21 N Wired Tau $869,000 - 745 - $1,166 $869,000 - 1
22 N Cookie WB $540,985 - 82 - $6,597 $540,985 - 1
23 N Heart of Dixie Orion $475,752 - 359 - $1,325 $475,752 - 1
24 N Little Monsters UA $387,881 - 179 - $2,167 $387,881 - 1
25 N Romero 4Sea $18,827 - 2 - $9,414 $18,827 - 1
TOTAL (25 MOVIES):$73,067,428-26.4%21,675+103$3,371 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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