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1989 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1989

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–240
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
1BatmanWB$251,188,9242,201$40,489,7462,1946/23
2Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadePar.$197,171,8062,327$29,355,0212,3275/24
3Lethal Weapon 2WB$147,253,9861,830$20,388,8001,8037/7
4Look Who's TalkingTriS$140,088,8131,651$12,107,7841,20810/13
5Honey, I Shrunk the KidsBV$130,724,1721,498$14,262,9611,3716/23
6Back to the Future Part IIUni.$118,450,0022,107$27,835,1251,86511/22
7Ghostbusters IICol.$112,494,7382,410$29,472,8942,4106/16
8Driving Miss DaisyWB$106,593,2961,668$73,745312/15
9ParenthoodUni.$100,047,8301,399$10,506,4501,2628/2
10Dead Poets SocietyBV$95,860,1161,109$340,45686/2
11When Harry Met Sally...Col.$92,823,5461,174$1,094,453417/14
12The War of the RosesFox$86,888,5461,559$9,488,7941,25912/8
13The Little MermaidBV$84,355,8631,533$6,031,91499411/17
14Steel MagnoliasTriS$83,759,0911,372$5,425,44048011/17
15Christmas VacationWB$71,319,5261,950$11,750,2031,74412/1
16Turner & HoochBV$71,079,9151,888$12,211,0421,8777/28
17Born on the Fourth of JulyUni.$70,001,6981,434$172,021512/22
18Uncle BuckUni.$66,758,5381,835$8,794,5011,8048/18
19Field of DreamsUni.$64,431,6251,100$531,346224/21
20Tango & CashWB$63,408,6141,575$6,628,9181,40912/22
21Harlem NightsPar.$60,864,8702,180$16,096,8082,18011/17
22Sea of LoveUni.$58,571,5131,439$10,017,8401,2469/15
23Pet SemataryPar.$57,469,4671,585$12,046,1791,5854/21
24The AbyssFox$54,222,3101,538$9,319,7971,5338/11
25Star Trek V: The Final FrontierPar.$52,210,0492,202$17,375,6482,2026/9
26Major LeaguePar.$49,797,1481,615$8,836,2651,5414/7
27See No Evil, Hear No EvilTriS$46,908,9871,686$7,098,7411,6775/12
28Black RainPar.$46,212,0551,760$9,677,1021,6109/22
29AlwaysUni.$43,858,7901,206$3,713,4801,01612/22
30K-9Uni.$43,247,6471,706$7,471,0351,6774/28
31Three FugitivesBV$40,586,8861,374$6,434,7171,1531/27
32Bill & Ted's Excellent AdventureOrion$40,485,0391,321$6,167,6511,1962/17
33The Karate Kid Part IIICol.$38,956,2881,569$10,364,5441,5606/30
34The 'BurbsUni.$36,601,9931,956$11,101,1971,9522/17
35Fletch LivesUni.$35,150,9601,512$8,045,7601,4793/17
36License to KillUA$34,667,0151,587$8,774,7761,5757/14
37Lean on MeWB$31,906,4541,107$5,032,6058943/3
38The BearTriS$31,753,8981,056$3,676,53085810/27
39Weekend at Bernie'sFox$30,218,3871,139$4,506,0861,1347/7
40Road HouseUA$30,050,0281,935$5,957,6561,9275/19
41Peter Pan (Re-issue) (1989)BV$29,445,1311,533$5,611,7851,4757/14
42The Dream TeamUni.$28,890,2401,459$5,704,8601,3164/7
43Do the Right ThingUni.$27,545,445534$3,563,5353536/30
44All Dogs Go to HeavenUA$27,100,0271,591$4,712,8341,57711/17
45GloryTriS$26,828,365811$63,661312/14
46sex, lies and videotapeMira.$24,741,667534$155,98248/4
47A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream ChildNL$22,168,3591,902$8,115,1761,9028/11
48DadUni.$22,103,0371,188$540,14810710/27
49Lock UpTriS$22,099,8471,384$6,025,5201,3828/4
50CousinsPar.$22,026,369747$3,039,8055352/10
51The Rescuers (Re-issue) (1989)BV$21,215,8691,482$3,609,1171,4463/17
52Say AnythingFox$20,781,3851,113$4,058,4961,1134/14
53An Innocent ManBV$20,047,6041,561$5,700,0001,56110/6
54The Fly IIFox$20,021,3221,528$6,751,3711,5242/10
55Skin DeepFox$19,674,8521,062$2,460,2624893/3
56BlazeBV$19,131,246970$1,739,70190912/15
57Her AlibiWB$18,699,0371,429$5,037,0471,4292/3
58Casualties of WarCol.$18,671,3171,487$5,201,2611,4878/18
59PrancerOrion$18,587,1351,728$2,914,4861,71311/17
60The Fabulous Baker BoysFox$18,428,904860$3,313,81585810/13
61Crimes and MisdemeanorsOrion$18,254,702525$911,3856610/13
62ShockerUni.$16,554,6991,795$4,510,9901,78310/27
63Chances AreTriS$16,278,5901,190$3,664,3868373/10
64No Holds BarredNL$16,093,6511,327$4,957,0521,3186/2
65Next of KinWB$15,942,6281,358$4,805,5161,35810/20
66LeviathanMGM$15,704,6141,393$5,029,1641,3933/17
67She-DevilOrion$15,351,4211,452$3,509,6471,40312/8
68My Left FootMira.$14,743,391510$41,165211/10
69KickboxerCan.$14,697,005973$4,134,0989739/8
70Friday the 13th Part VIIIPar.$14,343,9761,683$6,251,3101,6837/28
71The WizardUni.$14,278,9001,204$2,142,5251,15512/15
72Great Balls of Fire!Orion$13,741,0601,417$3,807,9861,4176/30
73Family BusinessTriS$12,195,6951,230$2,130,0241,20112/15
74Pink CadillacWB$12,143,4841,993$4,408,5931,9935/26
75She's Out of ControlCol.$12,065,892987$3,653,1429874/14
76Halloween 5Gal.$11,642,2541,495$5,093,4281,48310/13
77Gross AnatomyBV$11,604,5981,080$2,830,38785310/20
78Police Academy 6: City Under SiegeWB$11,567,2171,627$4,032,4801,6273/10
79Young EinsteinWB$11,536,5991,217$3,094,5811,2178/4
80Who's Harry Crumb?TriS$10,982,3641,198$3,862,7191,1972/3
81New York StoriesBV$10,763,469514$432,337123/3
82The PackageOrion$10,647,219460$1,851,6733238/25
83We're No AngelsPar.$10,555,3481,495$2,047,6301,23912/15
84CyborgCan.$10,166,459830$3,179,8118304/7
85Henry VGold.$10,161,099134$64,933311/8
86Criminal LawHemd$9,974,4461,166$2,636,0911,1664/28
87TapTriS$9,114,702587$2,217,1505852/10
88RenegadesUni.$9,015,1641,627$3,075,0301,6276/2
89ScandalMira.$8,800,000371$658,660944/28
90True BelieverCol.$8,742,750897$3,009,6928972/17
91Troop Beverly HillsCol.$8,508,843964$2,283,4439643/24
92CheetahBV$8,153,6771,321$2,636,1181,3108/18
93Deepstar SixTriS$8,143,2251,118$3,306,3201,1171/13
94Dead BangWB$8,125,5921,073$2,847,6901,0733/24
95The Adventures of Baron MunchausenCol.$8,083,123120$597,400463/10
96Dead CalmWB$7,825,009959$2,463,5519594/7
97Enemies, A Love StoryFox$7,754,57175$63,636312/15
98Disorganized CrimeBV$7,723,5061,462$2,840,1661,4624/14
99Johnny HandsomeTriS$7,237,794813$2,437,6428129/29
100Lawrence of Arabia (re-issue) (1989)Col.$6,986,278N/AN/AN/A2/8
Summary of 240 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$4,159,369,381----
Averages:$17,330,706----
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