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1988 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Calendar Grosses of Movies in Release Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 1988

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–274
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1Who Framed Roger RabbitBV$156,452,3701,598$156,452,370100.0%6/24/88
2Coming to AmericaPar.$128,152,3012,064$128,152,301100.0%6/29/88
3Good Morning, Vietnam BV$123,482,2671,598$123,922,37099.6%12/25/87
4BigFox$114,968,7741,419$114,968,774100.0%6/3/88
5Crocodile Dundee IIPar.$109,306,2102,837$109,306,210100.0%5/25/88
6Three Men and a BabyBV$96,979,3491,813$167,780,96057.8%11/25/87
7Die HardFox$83,008,8521,713$83,008,852100.0%7/15/88
8MoonstruckMGM$80,034,2391,178$80,640,52899.2%12/18/87
9CocktailBV$78,222,7531,462$78,222,753100.0%7/29/88
10BeetlejuiceWB$73,707,4611,582$73,707,461100.0%4/1/88
11A Fish Called WandaMGM$62,493,7121,223$62,493,712100.0%7/15/88
12WillowMGM$57,269,8631,209$57,269,863100.0%5/20/88
13ScroogedPar.$53,756,7481,897$60,328,55889.1%11/23/88
14Rambo IIITriS$53,715,6112,562$53,715,611100.0%5/25/88
15Bull DurhamOrion$50,888,7291,297$50,888,729100.0%6/17/88
16TwinsUni.$49,668,5251,624$111,938,38844.4%12/9/88
17A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream MasterNL$49,369,8991,767$49,369,899100.0%8/19/88
18ColorsOrion$46,616,0671,388$46,616,067100.0%4/15/88
19Young GunsFox$45,661,5561,416$45,661,556100.0%8/12/88
20The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!Par.$45,076,9221,969$78,756,17757.2%12/2/88
21Biloxi BluesUni.$43,184,7981,330$43,184,798100.0%3/25/88
22The Great OutdoorsUni.$41,455,2301,430$41,455,230100.0%6/17/88
23Broadcast NewsFox$40,930,169848$51,249,40479.9%12/18/87
24Big BusinessBV$40,150,4871,232$40,150,487100.0%6/10/88
25The Last EmperorCol.$39,542,734877$43,984,23089.9%11/20/87
26Bambi (Re-issue) (1988)BV$39,047,1501,489$39,047,150100.0%7/15/88
27Midnight RunUni.$38,413,6061,161$38,413,606100.0%7/22/88
28The Dead PoolWB$37,903,2951,831$37,903,295100.0%7/15/88
29Oliver & CompanyBV$37,580,9431,503$53,279,05570.5%11/18/88
30Rain ManMGM$37,349,5091,254$172,825,43521.6%12/16/88
31The Land Before TimeUni.$36,675,6411,414$48,092,84676.3%11/18/88
32Red HeatTriS$34,994,6481,892$34,994,648100.0%6/17/88
33The AccusedPar.$32,078,318930$32,078,318100.0%10/14/88
34Fatal AttractionPar.$30,701,1201,288$156,645,69319.6%9/18/87
35Shoot to KillBV$29,300,0901,519$29,300,090100.0%2/12/88
36Child's PlayUA$28,440,6971,490$33,244,68485.5%11/11/88
37Ernest Saves ChristmasBV$27,499,5661,640$28,202,10997.5%11/11/88
38Throw Momma From the TrainOrion$27,200,7141,623$57,915,97247.0%12/11/87
39Tequila SunriseWB$26,920,8871,411$41,292,55165.2%12/2/88
40Wall StreetFox$25,835,379989$43,848,06958.9%12/11/87
41BetrayedUA$25,816,1391,101$25,816,139100.0%8/26/88
42Funny FarmWB$25,537,2211,557$25,537,221100.0%6/3/88
43Alien NationFox$25,216,2431,436$25,216,243100.0%10/7/88
44Gorillas in the MistUni.$24,720,4791,085$24,720,479100.0%9/23/88
45Eddie Murphy RawPar.$23,564,9361,494$50,504,65546.7%12/18/87
46The Fox and the Hound (re-issue)BV$23,556,9881,567$23,556,988100.0%3/25/88
47License to DriveFox$22,433,2751,225$22,433,275100.0%7/8/88
48Short Circuit 2TriS$21,630,0881,348$21,630,088100.0%7/8/88
49Married to the MobOrion$21,486,757828$21,486,757100.0%8/19/88
50PunchlineCol.$21,042,667917$21,042,667100.0%9/30/88
51The PresidioPar.$20,324,0961,168$20,324,096100.0%6/10/88
52Action JacksonLori$20,256,9751,249$20,256,975100.0%2/12/88
53Dirty Rotten ScoundrelsOrion$19,987,0251,511$42,039,08547.5%12/16/88
54Tucker: The Man and His DreamPar.$19,652,638720$19,652,638100.0%8/12/88
55The Serpent and the RainbowUni.$19,595,0311,431$19,595,031100.0%2/5/88
56Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami BeachWB$19,510,3711,700$19,510,371100.0%3/18/88
57Friday the 13th Part VIIPar.$19,170,0011,796$19,170,001100.0%5/13/88
58The Seventh SignTriS$18,875,0111,258$18,875,011100.0%4/1/88
59Above the LawWB$18,869,631868$18,869,631100.0%4/8/88
60* batteries not includedUni.$18,283,0771,367$32,945,79755.5%12/18/87
61Halloween 4: The Return of Michael MyersGal.$17,768,7571,692$17,768,757100.0%10/21/88
62FranticWB$17,637,9501,101$17,637,950100.0%2/26/88
63Johnny Be GoodOrion$17,550,3991,194$17,550,399100.0%3/25/88
64For KeepsTriS$17,514,553959$17,514,553100.0%1/15/88
65OverboardMGM$17,297,2901,135$26,713,18764.8%12/18/87
66Crossing DelanceyWB$16,262,415303$16,262,415100.0%8/26/88
67Bright Lights, Big CityUA$16,118,0771,199$16,118,077100.0%4/1/88
68She's Having a BabyPar.$16,031,7071,133$16,031,707100.0%2/5/88
69MasqueradeMGM$15,855,8281,031$15,855,828100.0%3/11/88
70Cocoon: The ReturnFox$15,451,177997$18,924,91981.6%11/23/88
71Big Top Pee-WeePar.$15,122,3241,256$15,122,324100.0%7/22/88
72Arthur 2: On the RocksWB$14,681,1921,426$14,681,192100.0%7/8/88
73School DazeCol.$14,545,844224$14,545,844100.0%2/12/88
74Planes, Trains and AutomobilesPar.$14,481,1311,684$49,530,28029.2%11/25/87
75Poltergeist IIIMGM$14,114,4881,471$14,114,488100.0%6/10/88
76Working GirlFox$14,080,3711,060$63,779,47722.1%12/23/88
77Stand and DeliverWB$13,994,920472$13,994,920100.0%3/11/88
78The Milagro Beanfield WarUni.$13,825,794437$13,825,794100.0%3/18/88
79Return to Snowy RiverBV$13,687,0271,121$13,687,027100.0%4/15/88
80Vice VersaCol.$13,664,0601,225$13,664,060100.0%3/11/88
81Empire of the SunWB$13,444,114673$22,238,69660.5%12/11/87
82They LiveUni.$13,008,9281,463$13,008,928100.0%11/4/88
83Mystic PizzaGold.$12,793,213440$12,793,213100.0%10/21/88
84D.O.A.BV$12,706,478908$12,706,478100.0%3/18/88
85Everybody's All-AmericanWB$12,638,2941,123$12,638,294100.0%11/4/88
86Casual Sex?Uni.$12,277,0961,265$12,277,096100.0%4/22/88
87Dirty DancingVest$11,835,997855$63,446,38218.7%8/21/87
88BloodsportCan.$11,806,119124$11,806,119100.0%2/26/88
89Caddyshack IIWB$11,798,3021,556$11,798,302100.0%7/22/88
90Moon Over ParadorUni.$11,444,2041,145$11,444,204100.0%9/9/88
91The Couch TripLori$11,005,3041,332$11,005,304100.0%1/15/88
92MovingWB$10,815,3781,404$10,815,378100.0%3/4/88
93Iron Eagle IITriS$10,497,324878$10,497,324100.0%11/11/88
94ShakedownUni.$10,068,0391,580$10,068,039100.0%5/6/88
95The Unbearable Lightness of BeingOrion$10,006,806140$10,006,806100.0%2/5/88
96Hope and GloryCol.$9,982,827328$10,021,12099.6%10/16/87
97Bad DreamsFox$9,797,0981,185$9,797,098100.0%4/8/88
98Return of the Living Dead 2Lori$9,205,9241,467$9,205,924100.0%1/15/88
99Switching ChannelsTriS$9,129,999971$9,129,999100.0%3/4/88
100Salsa - The Motion PictureCan.$8,892,5891,125$8,892,589100.0%5/6/88
Summary of 274 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,622,472,571----
Averages:$13,220,703----
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