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1988 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1988

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–254
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
101A New LifePar.$7,721,852796$2,505,0927963/25
102Stealing HomeWB$7,467,504985$2,346,8649848/26
103Phantasm IIUni.$7,282,8511,227$3,012,2851,2277/8
104Off LimitsFox$7,242,0351,371$2,796,1111,3663/11
105Women on the Verge of a Nervous BreakdownOrionC$7,179,298N/AN/AN/A11/11
106A Cry in the DarkWB$6,908,797334$1,561,79333411/11
107Hairspray (1988)NL$6,671,108227$577,287792/26
108Fresh HorsesCol.$6,640,3461,276$3,074,2921,27211/18
109Hot to TrotWB$6,436,2111,157$2,206,2181,1568/26
110Mac and MeOrion$6,424,1121,317$2,061,4641,3148/12
111The UnholyVest$6,337,2991,189$2,353,4521,1894/22
112Night in the Life of Jimmy ReardonFox$6,264,058882$2,737,1068812/26
113Braddock: Missing in Action IIICan.$6,193,9011,040$2,208,1161,0401/22
1141969Atl$5,979,011520$1,709,12052011/18
115The RescueBV$5,855,3921,275$2,194,0371,2758/5
116Eight Men OutOrion$5,680,515349$1,129,4911479/2
117Elvira, Mistress of the DarkNW$5,596,267627$1,660,0416279/30
118Heartbreak HotelBV$5,509,4171,414$2,063,5461,3389/30
119Monkey ShinesOrion$5,344,5771,181$1,902,0241,1817/29
120Hero and the TerrorCan.$5,301,200995$1,840,4879958/26
121Clara's HeartWB$5,194,491315$588,8697410/7
122Torch Song TrilogyNL$4,865,997135$70,022612/16
123The Good MotherBV$4,764,606670$1,804,28866711/4
124SunsetTriS$4,594,4521,024$2,031,6781,0234/29
125Au Revoir, Les EnfantsOrionC$4,542,825N/AN/AN/A2/12
126Babette's FeastOrionC$4,398,938N/AN/AN/A3/4
127BAT-21TriS$3,966,256516$982,08024810/21
128Memories of MeMGM$3,965,604723$1,388,1237239/30
129FedsWB$3,838,793850$1,388,31785010/28
130Critters 2: The Main CourseNL$3,813,2931,114$1,898,7511,1144/29
131Sweet Hearts DanceTriS$3,790,493246$1,116,9022469/23
132Imagine: John LennonWB$3,753,977561$1,412,21356110/7
133Dead HeatNW$3,588,6261,012$1,667,0361,0125/6
134Bagdad CafeIsld$3,587,303N/AN/AN/A4/22
135Tougher Than LeatherNL$3,582,760130$748,1931309/16
136New Adventures of Pippi LongstockingCol.$3,569,939844$933,4628447/29
137Madame SousatzkaUni.$3,548,238123$172,7402010/14
138Things ChangeCol.$3,527,88699$600,8099910/21
139The Big BlueCol.$3,500,000967$1,617,4629678/19
140Talk RadioUni.$3,468,572653$80,547612/23
141PumpkinheadUA$3,385,516353$686,56735110/14
142Wings of DesireOrionC$3,210,13929$17,30114/29
143Night of the Demons (1988)Prgn$3,109,904N/AN/AN/A10/14
144White MischiefCol.$3,107,55187$24,53814/22
145Dominick and EugeneOrion$3,076,03176$280,763613/18
146Messenger of DeathCan.$3,074,681450$1,035,2794509/16
147Running on EmptyWB$2,835,116238$215,157229/9
148The Manchurian Candidate (re-issue)MGM$2,757,25649$87,85052/12
14918 AgainNW$2,567,0991,152$1,475,6451,1524/8
150KansasTWE$2,432,536847$1,274,7428479/23
151A World ApartAtl$2,326,86042$20,81516/17
152BirdWB$2,181,28693$27,11619/30
153Salaam Bombay!Cinc$2,080,04627$14,994110/7
154Pelle the ConquerorMira.$2,053,93142$45,9851012/21
155The ModernsAliv$2,011,49728$20,28314/15
156Permanent RecordPar.$1,893,139N/AN/AN/A-
157VibesCol.$1,883,8111,003$916,4821,0038/5
158The KissTriS$1,869,148N/AN/AN/A-
159Stormy MondayAtl$1,791,32849$44,73424/22
160Little NikitaCol.$1,733,070376$866,3983763/18
161Lady in WhiteNCeV$1,705,139107$282,652904/22
162Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van GoghRoxie$1,577,48016$4,63218/19
163Another WomanOrion$1,562,74924$75,196410/14
164A Handful of DustNL$1,560,70029$35,47016/24
165Two Moon JunctionLori$1,547,397458$558,9084584/29
166Pascali's IslandAve$1,451,85755$24,97917/22
167Platoon LeaderCan.$1,348,771N/AN/AN/A-
168Midnight CrossingVest$1,328,001N/AN/AN/A5/13
169Lost AngelsOrion$1,247,946N/AN/AN/A-
170Patty HearstAtl$1,223,326460$601,6804609/23
171Mr. NorthGold.$1,221,36629$37,03627/22
172A Time of DestinyCol.$1,212,487220$509,3972164/22
173The Thin Blue LineMira.$1,209,84623$17,81418/26
174The Lair of the White WormVest$1,189,31532$22,155210/21
175The Wrong GuysNW$1,152,786N/AN/AN/A5/13
176AriaMira.$1,028,67934$7,58013/18
177Little DorritCan.$1,025,228N/AN/AN/A10/21
178Five CornersCinpx$969,20513$78,602121/22
179Appointment with DeathCan.$960,040465$603,6504654/15
180WatchersUni.$940,173161$260,82016112/2
181Julia and JuliaCinc$901,364N/AN/AN/A2/5
182Boyfriends and GirlfriendsOrionC$823,243N/AN/AN/A7/15
183WaxworkVest$808,114N/AN/AN/A6/17
184Bulletproof (1988)Uni.$807,947268$421,3022685/13
185The BoostHemd$784,990N/AN/AN/A-
186Sister, SisterNW$743,445N/AN/AN/A2/5
187And God Created WomanVest$717,376385$393,6473853/4
188Split DecisionsNCeV$695,822405$423,30340511/11
189Maniac CopSGE$671,38250$188,348505/13
190SpellbinderMGM$657,446326$657,4463269/23
191DaFDal$644,5321$11,08514/29
192Spike of BensonhurstFDal$623,112N/AN/AN/A11/11
193CageNCeV$618,178N/AN/AN/A-
194PowaqqatsiCan.$589,24422$27,89914/29
195Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big PawTriS$586,938N/AN/AN/A3/18
196BusterHemd$540,000217$265,03821711/23
197The House on Carroll StreetOrion$459,824N/AN/AN/A3/4
198Full Moon in Blue WaterTWE$450,72656$212,9635611/23
199Track 29Isld$429,02813$19,30429/9
200Tiger WarsawSony$422,667N/AN/AN/A9/23
Summary of 254 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,573,577,161----
Averages:$14,069,201----
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