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1987 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Calendar Grosses of Movies in Release Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 1987

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–258
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1Beverly Hills Cop IIPar.$153,665,0362,326$153,665,036100.0%5/20/87
2PlatoonOrion$136,848,9351,564$138,530,56598.8%12/19/86
3Fatal AttractionPar.$125,944,5731,401$156,645,69380.4%9/18/87
4The UntouchablesPar.$76,270,4541,501$76,270,454100.0%6/5/87
5Three Men and a BabyBV$70,801,6111,804$167,780,96042.2%11/25/87
6The Secret of My SuccessUni.$66,995,8791,346$66,995,879100.0%4/10/87
7StakeoutBV$65,673,2331,364$65,673,233100.0%8/7/87
8Lethal WeaponWB$65,207,1271,420$65,207,127100.0%3/6/87
9The Witches of EastwickWB$63,766,5101,337$63,766,510100.0%6/12/87
10PredatorFox$59,735,5481,636$59,735,548100.0%6/12/87
11Crocodile DundeePar.$57,536,7301,423$174,803,50632.9%9/26/86
12DragnetUni.$57,387,5161,343$57,387,516100.0%6/26/87
13La BambaCol.$54,215,4161,251$54,215,416100.0%7/24/87
14RobocopOrion$53,424,6811,601$53,424,681100.0%7/17/87
15Outrageous FortuneBV$52,864,7411,316$52,864,741100.0%1/30/87
16Dirty DancingVest$51,610,3851,012$63,446,38281.3%8/21/87
17The Living DaylightsUA$51,185,8971,728$51,185,897100.0%7/31/87
18Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Re-issue) (1987)BV$46,594,2121,729$46,594,212100.0%7/17/87
19Full Metal JacketWB$46,357,6761,075$46,357,676100.0%6/26/87
20A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream WarriorsNL$44,793,2221,383$44,793,222100.0%2/27/87
21MannequinFox$42,721,196978$42,721,196100.0%2/13/87
22RoxanneCol.$40,050,8841,124$40,050,884100.0%6/19/87
23Blind DateTriS$39,321,7151,390$39,321,715100.0%3/27/87
24SpaceballsMGM$38,119,4831,389$38,119,483100.0%6/26/87
25Star Trek IV: The Voyage HomePar.$36,431,2191,956$109,713,13233.2%11/26/86
26The Golden ChildPar.$35,987,0371,714$79,817,93745.1%12/12/86
27Summer SchoolPar.$35,659,0981,366$35,659,098100.0%7/24/87
28No Way OutOrion$35,509,5151,130$35,509,515100.0%8/14/87
29Planes, Trains and AutomobilesPar.$35,049,1491,684$49,530,28070.8%11/25/87
30The Running ManTriS$34,879,2671,694$38,122,10591.5%11/13/87
31Like Father, Like SonTriS$34,377,5851,277$34,377,585100.0%10/2/87
32Adventures in BabysittingBV$34,368,4751,148$34,368,475100.0%7/3/87
33The Lost BoysWB$32,222,5671,249$32,222,567100.0%7/31/87
34Can't Buy Me LoveBV$31,623,8331,283$31,623,833100.0%8/14/87
35The Princess BrideFox$30,857,814803$30,857,814100.0%9/25/87
36Throw Momma From the TrainOrion$30,715,2581,619$57,915,97253.0%12/11/87
37Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in ParadiseFox$30,063,2891,358$30,063,289100.0%7/10/87
38Harry and the HendersonsUni.$29,760,6131,424$29,760,613100.0%6/5/87
39Cinderella (1987 re-issue)BV$28,112,1071,657$34,101,14982.4%11/20/87
40Police Academy 4: Citizens on PatrolWB$28,061,3431,750$28,061,343100.0%4/3/87
41HoosiersOrion$27,470,2941,048$28,607,52496.0%11/14/86
42Eddie Murphy RawPar.$26,939,7191,494$50,504,65553.3%12/18/87
43Baby BoomUA$26,712,476892$26,712,476100.0%10/9/87
44InnerspaceWB$25,893,8101,603$25,893,810100.0%7/3/87
45Tin MenBV$25,411,386798$25,411,386100.0%3/6/87
46Black WidowFox$25,205,460754$25,205,460100.0%2/6/87
47Little Shop of HorrorsWB$24,241,3931,183$38,748,39562.6%12/19/86
48Ernest Goes to CampBV$23,509,3821,541$23,509,382100.0%5/22/87
49Raising ArizonaFox$22,847,564697$22,847,564100.0%3/13/87
50NutsWB$22,797,9781,112$30,950,00273.7%11/20/87
51Benji the HuntedBV$22,257,6241,188$22,257,624100.0%6/5/87
52A Room with a ViewCinc$20,891,651150$20,966,64499.6%3/7/86
53Jaws IV: The RevengeUni.$20,763,0131,611$20,763,013100.0%7/17/87
54Hello AgainBV$20,419,4461,207$20,419,446100.0%11/6/87
55Critical ConditionPar.$20,240,5021,343$20,240,502100.0%1/16/87
56The PrincipalTriS$19,734,9401,196$19,734,940100.0%9/18/87
57SuspectTriS$18,782,4001,029$18,782,400100.0%10/23/87
58The BelieversOrion$18,753,4381,548$18,753,438100.0%6/12/87
59Some Kind of WonderfulPar.$18,553,9481,082$18,553,948100.0%2/27/87
60Project X (1987)Fox$18,532,2861,025$18,532,286100.0%4/17/87
61Wall StreetFox$18,012,690987$43,848,06941.1%12/11/87
62The Big EasyCol.$17,685,3071,219$17,685,307100.0%8/21/87
63The Aristocats (Re-issue) (1987)BV$17,452,6581,491$17,452,658100.0%4/10/87
64Born in East L.A.Uni.$17,355,2631,112$17,355,263100.0%8/21/87
65Masters of the UniverseCan.$17,336,3701,185$17,336,370100.0%8/7/87
66Angel HeartTriS$17,185,632819$17,185,632100.0%3/6/87
67The Morning AfterFox$16,818,441955$25,147,05566.9%12/26/86
68Lady and the Tramp (re-issue) (1986)BV$16,430,2321,375$31,129,08252.8%12/19/86
69BurglarWB$16,337,3551,019$16,337,355100.0%3/20/87
70Over the TopWB$16,057,5801,758$16,057,580100.0%2/13/87
71The MissionWB$15,873,366730$17,218,02392.2%10/31/86
72Superman IV: The Quest for PeaceWB$15,681,0201,511$15,681,020100.0%7/24/87
73Three AmigosOrion$15,622,4861,466$39,246,73439.8%12/12/86
74Flowers in the AtticNW$15,151,7361,095$15,151,736100.0%11/20/87
75Radio DaysOrion$14,792,779488$14,792,779100.0%1/30/87
76* batteries not includedUni.$14,662,7201,357$32,945,79744.5%12/18/87
77HellraiserNW$14,564,0271,104$14,564,027100.0%9/18/87
78IshtarCol.$14,375,1811,139$14,375,181100.0%5/15/87
79Prince of DarknessUni.$14,182,4921,239$14,182,492100.0%10/23/87
80Crimes of the HeartDEG$14,165,817685$22,905,52261.8%12/12/86
81Creepshow 2NW$14,000,0001,012$14,000,000100.0%5/1/87
82Hamburger HillPar.$13,839,404814$13,839,404100.0%8/28/87
83An American TailUni.$13,821,5961,160$47,483,00229.1%11/21/86
84The GateNCeV$13,539,4581,148$13,539,458100.0%5/15/87
85The Pick-Up ArtistFox$13,290,3681,132$13,290,368100.0%9/18/87
86Back to the BeachPar.$13,110,9031,080$13,110,903100.0%8/7/87
87The Bedroom WindowDEG$12,640,385934$12,640,385100.0%1/16/87
88The Fourth ProtocolLori$12,423,8311,061$12,423,831100.0%8/28/87
89Less Than ZeroFox$12,396,383871$12,396,383100.0%11/6/87
90Fatal BeautyMGM$12,046,5261,117$12,046,526100.0%10/30/87
91Heartbreak RidgeWB$11,914,3031,647$42,724,01727.9%12/5/86
92Children of a Lesser GodPar.$11,627,975463$31,853,08036.5%10/3/86
93Extreme PrejudiceTriS$11,307,8441,071$11,307,844100.0%4/24/87
94Light of DayTriS$10,489,6171,041$10,489,617100.0%2/6/87
95DisorderliesWB$10,348,437544$10,348,437100.0%8/14/87
96Broadcast NewsFox$10,319,235677$51,249,40420.1%12/18/87
97Someone to Watch Over MeCol.$10,278,549894$10,278,549100.0%10/9/87
98Maid to OrderNCeV$9,868,521522$9,868,521100.0%7/31/87
99The HiddenNL$9,747,9881,045$9,747,988100.0%10/30/87
100From the HipDEG$9,518,342971$9,518,342100.0%2/6/87
Summary of 258 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,451,139,996----
Averages:$13,376,512----
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