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1988 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
110 18 Again NW $1,475,645 57.5% 1,152 $1,280 $2,567,099 4/8/88
114 Kansas TWE $1,274,742 52.4% 847 $1,505 $2,432,536 9/23/88
104 Critters 2: The Main Course NL $1,898,751 49.8% 1,114 $1,704 $3,813,293 4/29/88
116 Vibes Col. $916,482 48.7% 1,003 $913 $1,883,811 8/5/88
107 Dead Heat NW $1,667,036 46.5% 1,012 $1,647 $3,588,626 5/6/88
82 Fresh Horses Col. $3,074,292 46.3% 1,272 $2,416 $6,640,346 11/18/88
109 The Big Blue Col. $1,617,462 46.2% 967 $1,672 $3,500,000 8/19/88
66 U2: Rattle and Hum Par. $3,821,351 44.4% 1,391 $2,747 $8,600,823 11/4/88
102 Sunset TriS $2,031,678 44.2% 1,023 $1,986 $4,594,452 4/29/88
89 Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon Fox $2,737,106 43.7% 881 $3,106 $6,264,058 2/26/88
14 Friday the 13th Part VII Par. $8,245,038 43.0% 1,796 $4,590 $19,170,001 5/13/88
85 Phantasm II Uni. $3,012,285 41.4% 1,227 $2,455 $7,282,851 7/8/88
60 Bad Dreams Fox $4,008,870 40.9% 1,180 $3,397 $9,797,098 4/8/88
70 Return of the Living Dead 2 Lori $3,647,254 39.6% 1,467 $2,486 $9,205,924 1/15/88
76 High Spirits TriS $3,308,250 38.6% 825 $4,010 $8,578,231 11/18/88
87 Off Limits Fox $2,796,111 38.6% 1,366 $2,046 $7,242,035 3/11/88
24 Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Gal. $6,831,250 38.4% 1,679 $4,068 $17,768,757 10/21/88
106 The Good Mother BV $1,804,288 37.9% 667 $2,705 $4,764,606 11/4/88
52 Caddyshack II WB $4,436,330 37.6% 1,556 $2,851 $11,798,302 7/22/88
86 Dead Ringers Fox $3,012,180 37.5% 1,042 $2,890 $8,038,508 9/23/88
98 The Rescue BV $2,194,037 37.5% 1,275 $1,720 $5,855,392 8/5/88
100 Heartbreak Hotel BV $2,063,546 37.5% 1,338 $1,542 $5,509,417 9/30/88
58 Moving WB $4,022,782 37.2% 1,404 $2,865 $10,815,378 3/4/88
47 They Live Uni. $4,827,903 37.1% 1,463 $3,300 $13,008,928 11/4/88
93 The Unholy Vest $2,353,452 37.1% 1,189 $1,979 $6,337,299 4/22/88
112 Feds WB $1,388,317 36.2% 850 $1,633 $3,838,793 10/28/88
95 Braddock: Missing in Action III Can. $2,208,116 35.6% 1,040 $2,123 $6,193,901 1/22/88
103 Monkey Shines Orion $1,902,024 35.6% 1,181 $1,610 $5,344,577 7/29/88
41 Arthur 2: On the Rocks WB $5,150,962 35.1% 1,426 $3,612 $14,681,192 7/8/88
113 Memories of Me MGM $1,388,123 35.0% 723 $1,919 $3,965,604 10/7/88
105 Hero and the Terror Can. $1,840,487 34.7% 995 $1,849 $5,301,200 8/26/88
96 Hot to Trot WB $2,206,218 34.3% 1,156 $1,908 $6,436,211 8/26/88
81 Switching Channels TriS $3,121,752 34.2% 971 $3,214 $9,129,999 3/4/88
88 Satisfaction Fox $2,779,275 33.7% 1,015 $2,738 $8,253,123 2/12/88
71 Iron Eagle II TriS $3,530,016 33.6% 874 $4,038 $10,497,324 11/11/88
12 Alien Nation Fox $8,421,429 33.4% 1,430 $5,889 $25,216,243 10/7/88
92 A New Life Par. $2,505,092 32.4% 796 $3,147 $7,721,852 3/25/88
90 The Blob TriS $2,644,920 32.1% 1,081 $2,446 $8,247,943 8/5/88
101 Mac and Me Orion $2,061,464 32.1% 1,314 $1,568 $6,424,112 8/12/88
42 Bright Lights, Big City UA $5,126,791 31.8% 1,196 $4,286 $16,118,077 4/1/88
94 Stealing Home WB $2,346,864 31.4% 984 $2,385 $7,467,504 8/26/88
30 Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach WB $6,106,661 31.3% 1,700 $3,592 $19,510,371 3/18/88
64 Casual Sex? Uni. $3,840,032 31.3% 1,264 $3,038 $12,277,096 4/22/88
54 Poltergeist III MGM $4,344,308 30.8% 1,471 $2,953 $14,114,488 6/10/88
51 Big Top Pee-Wee Par. $4,625,004 30.6% 1,256 $3,682 $15,122,324 7/22/88
75 The Couch Trip Lori $3,351,891 30.5% 1,332 $2,516 $11,005,304 1/15/88
84 Shakedown Uni. $3,017,800 30.0% 1,580 $1,910 $10,068,039 5/6/88
39 Johnny Be Good Orion $5,249,388 29.9% 1,168 $4,494 $17,550,399 3/25/88
31 The Serpent and the Rainbow Uni. $5,848,700 29.8% 1,430 $4,090 $19,595,031 2/5/88
108 Elvira, Mistress of the Dark NW $1,660,041 29.7% 627 $2,647 $5,596,267 9/30/88
56 Vice Versa Col. $4,050,779 29.6% 1,225 $3,306 $13,664,060 3/11/88
68 D.O.A. BV $3,751,432 29.5% 875 $4,287 $12,706,478 3/18/88
91 Salsa - The Motion Picture Can. $2,627,533 29.5% 1,125 $2,335 $8,892,589 5/6/88
35 Cocoon: The Return Fox $5,568,143 29.4% 986 $5,647 $18,924,919 11/23/88
77 Moon Over Parador Uni. $3,268,975 28.6% 1,145 $2,855 $11,444,204 9/9/88
46 For Keeps TriS $4,839,790 27.6% 922 $5,249 $17,514,553 1/15/88
73 Everybody's All-American WB $3,425,796 27.1% 1,122 $3,053 $12,638,294 11/4/88
38 Action Jackson Lori $5,424,783 26.8% 1,249 $4,343 $20,256,975 2/12/88
80 Hellbound: Hellraiser II NW $3,185,511 26.3% 1,180 $2,699 $12,090,735 12/23/88
115 New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking Col. $933,462 26.1% 844 $1,105 $3,569,939 7/29/88
5 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master NL $12,833,403 26.0% 1,765 $7,271 $49,369,899 8/19/88
97 Clean and Sober WB $2,205,628 25.4% 673 $3,277 $8,674,093 8/12/88
43 The Presidio Par. $5,119,031 25.2% 1,152 $4,443 $20,324,096 6/10/88
40 Punchline Col. $5,206,592 24.7% 753 $6,914 $21,042,667 10/7/88
53 Frantic WB $4,359,424 24.7% 1,101 $3,959 $17,637,950 2/26/88
3 Rambo III TriS $13,034,238 24.3% 2,562 $5,087 $53,715,611 5/25/88
11 The Dead Pool WB $9,071,330 23.9% 1,831 $4,954 $37,903,295 7/15/88
65 She's Having a Baby Par. $3,827,520 23.9% 925 $4,137 $16,031,707 2/5/88
16 Red Heat TriS $8,133,822 23.2% 1,885 $4,315 $34,994,648 6/17/88
1 Crocodile Dundee II Par. $24,462,976 22.4% 2,837 $8,622 $109,306,210 5/25/88
34 Funny Farm WB $5,655,439 22.1% 1,557 $3,632 $25,537,221 6/3/88
72 Masquerade MGM $3,500,259 22.1% 1,030 $3,398 $15,855,828 3/11/88
83 Return to Snowy River BV $3,023,248 22.1% 1,121 $2,696 $13,687,027 4/15/88
4 Scrooged Par. $13,027,842 21.6% 1,262 $10,323 $60,328,558 11/23/88
36 Betrayed UA $5,534,787 21.4% 1,036 $5,342 $25,816,139 8/26/88
48 The Fox and the Hound (re-issue) BV $4,819,215 20.5% 1,567 $3,075 $23,556,988 3/25/88
33 Ernest Saves Christmas BV $5,710,734 20.2% 1,634 $3,494 $28,202,109 11/11/88
67 The Seventh Sign TriS $3,768,707 20.0% 1,256 $3,000 $18,875,011 4/1/88
25 Child's Play UA $6,583,963 19.8% 1,377 $4,781 $33,244,684 11/11/88
32 Shoot to Kill BV $5,781,628 19.7% 1,503 $3,846 $29,300,090 2/12/88
69 Tucker: The Man and His Dream Par. $3,709,562 18.9% 720 $5,152 $19,652,638 8/12/88
111 Ironweed TriS $1,399,655 18.9% 600 $2,332 $7,393,346 2/19/88
19 Bambi (Re-issue) (1988) BV $7,216,741 18.5% 1,483 $4,866 $39,047,150 7/15/88
62 Short Circuit 2 TriS $3,843,067 17.8% 1,346 $2,855 $21,630,088 7/8/88
61 License to Drive Fox $3,850,934 17.2% 1,223 $3,148 $22,433,275 7/8/88
79 Above the Law WB $3,199,779 17.0% 868 $3,686 $18,869,631 4/22/88
2 Coming to America Par. $21,404,420 16.7% 2,064 $10,370 $128,152,301 6/29/88
21 Biloxi Blues Uni. $7,093,325 16.4% 1,239 $5,725 $43,184,798 3/25/88
57 Gorillas in the Mist Uni. $4,042,940 16.4% 1,081 $3,740 $24,720,479 10/7/88
18 The Land Before Time Uni. $7,526,025 15.6% 1,395 $5,395 $48,092,846 11/18/88
22 Young Guns Fox $7,011,393 15.4% 1,387 $5,055 $45,661,556 8/12/88
27 Tequila Sunrise WB $6,350,974 15.4% 1,115 $5,695 $41,292,551 12/2/88
29 Big Business BV $6,112,577 15.2% 1,167 $5,237 $40,150,487 6/10/88
6 Cocktail BV $11,789,466 15.1% 1,404 $8,397 $78,222,753 7/29/88
78 Married to the Mob Orion $3,231,056 15.0% 824 $3,921 $21,486,757 8/19/88
99 My Stepmother is an Alien Col. $2,066,980 14.9% 1,106 $1,868 $13,854,000 12/9/88
28 The Great Outdoors Uni. $6,121,115 14.8% 1,223 $5,005 $41,455,230 6/17/88
13 Willow MGM $8,300,169 14.5% 1,024 $8,105 $57,269,863 5/20/88
37 Midnight Run Uni. $5,506,290 14.3% 1,158 $4,755 $38,413,606 7/22/88
26 Colors Orion $6,524,536 14.0% 1,372 $4,755 $46,616,067 4/29/88
55 The Accused Par. $4,316,369 13.5% 796 $5,422 $32,078,318 10/14/88
10 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Par. $9,331,746 11.8% 1,576 $5,921 $78,756,177 12/2/88
17 Beetlejuice WB $8,030,897 10.9% 1,000 $8,030 $73,707,461 4/1/88
9 Twins Uni. $11,174,980 10.0% 1,396 $8,005 $111,938,388 12/9/88
45 Bull Durham Orion $5,009,301 9.8% 1,238 $4,046 $50,888,729 6/17/88
7 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $11,752,913 9.5% 785 $14,971 $123,922,370 1/15/88
63 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Orion $3,840,498 9.1% 1,466 $2,619 $42,039,085 12/16/88
20 Die Hard Fox $7,105,514 8.6% 1,276 $5,568 $83,008,852 7/22/88
49 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $4,801,140 7.7% 616 $7,794 $62,493,712 8/5/88
74 The Last Emperor Col. $3,398,662 7.7% 877 $3,875 $43,984,230 4/15/88
59 Oliver & Company BV $4,022,752 7.6% 952 $4,225 $53,279,055 11/18/88
50 Working Girl Fox $4,718,485 7.4% 1,051 $4,489 $63,779,477 12/23/88
8 Who Framed Roger Rabbit BV $11,226,239 7.2% 1,045 $10,742 $156,452,370 6/24/88
15 Big Fox $8,216,190 7.1% 1,132 $7,258 $114,968,774 6/3/88
44 Moonstruck MGM $5,069,508 6.3% 635 $7,983 $80,640,528 1/15/88
23 Rain Man MGM $7,005,719 4.1% 1,248 $5,613 $172,825,435 12/16/88
Totals and Averages (116 Movies):
Totals:$581,801,70317.2%--$3,376,203,705-
Averages:$5,015,53217.2%1,202$4,174$29,105,204-
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* Date movie went wide (600+ theaters). Chart shows wide releases only in the year a movie went wide.



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