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1990 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Calendar Grosses of Movies in Release Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 1990

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–256
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1GhostPar.$205,923,4051,766$217,631,30694.6%7/13/90
2Pretty WomanBV$178,406,2681,811$178,406,268100.0%3/23/90
3Home AloneFox$149,911,6342,141$285,761,24352.5%11/16/90
4Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesNL$135,265,9152,377$135,265,915100.0%3/30/90
5The Hunt for Red OctoberPar.$122,012,6431,817$122,012,643100.0%3/2/90
6Total RecallSony$119,394,8402,131$119,394,840100.0%6/1/90
7Die Hard 2: Die HarderFox$117,540,9472,507$117,540,947100.0%7/6/90
8Driving Miss DaisyWB$105,073,6861,668$106,593,29698.6%12/15/89
9Dick TracyBV$103,738,7262,332$103,738,726100.0%6/15/90
10Back to the Future Part IIIUni.$87,727,5832,070$87,727,583100.0%5/25/90
11Presumed InnocentWB$86,303,1881,451$86,303,188100.0%7/27/90
12Days of ThunderPar.$82,670,7332,307$82,670,733100.0%6/29/90
13Another 48 HRS.Par.$80,818,9742,721$80,818,974100.0%6/8/90
14Bird on a WireUni.$70,978,0122,008$70,978,012100.0%5/18/90
15Born on the Fourth of JulyUni.$69,117,7771,434$70,001,69898.7%12/22/89
16FlatlinersCol.$61,489,2651,483$61,489,265100.0%8/10/90
17Dances with WolvesOrion$60,525,4951,269$184,208,84832.9%11/9/90
18Problem ChildUni.$53,470,8911,769$53,470,891100.0%7/27/90
19Three Men and a Little LadyBV$53,385,5251,578$71,609,32174.6%11/21/90
20ArachnophobiaBV$53,208,1802,005$53,208,180100.0%7/20/90
21Hard to KillWB$47,410,8271,508$47,410,827100.0%2/9/90
22Marked for DeathFox$46,044,3961,974$46,044,396100.0%10/5/90
23Robocop 2Orion$45,681,1731,806$45,681,173100.0%6/22/90
24The Jungle Book (re-issue) (1990)BV$44,645,6191,923$44,645,619100.0%7/13/90
25The War of the RosesFox$44,186,0731,559$86,888,54650.9%12/8/89
26Young Guns IIFox$44,143,4101,770$44,143,410100.0%8/3/90
27Tango & CashWB$42,650,0121,575$63,408,61467.3%12/22/89
28Gremlins 2: The New BatchWB$41,482,2072,155$41,482,207100.0%6/15/90
29Steel MagnoliasTriS$39,846,5301,372$83,759,09147.6%11/17/89
30Joe Versus the VolcanoWB$39,404,2611,802$39,404,261100.0%3/9/90
31MiseryCol.$39,375,7571,329$61,276,87264.3%11/30/90
32Postcards from the EdgeCol.$39,071,6031,323$39,071,603100.0%9/14/90
33GoodfellasWB$37,487,8661,328$46,836,21480.0%9/19/90
34Rocky VUA$36,495,2932,106$40,946,35889.1%11/16/90
35The Little MermaidBV$35,967,6451,533$84,355,86342.6%11/17/89
36DarkmanUni.$33,878,5021,833$33,878,502100.0%8/24/90
37The Godfather Part IIIPar.$31,878,0661,901$66,666,06247.8%12/25/90
38Air AmericaTriS$31,053,6011,902$31,053,601100.0%8/10/90
39AlwaysUni.$30,346,0141,206$43,858,79069.2%12/22/89
40Kindergarten CopUni.$29,494,8051,922$91,457,68832.2%12/22/90
41Pacific HeightsFox$29,381,9561,291$29,381,956100.0%9/28/90
42Child's Play 2Uni.$28,501,6052,017$28,501,605100.0%11/9/90
43Internal AffairsPar.$27,734,391986$27,734,391100.0%1/12/90
44Cadillac ManOrion$27,627,3101,878$27,627,310100.0%5/18/90
45Memphis BelleWB$27,441,9771,368$27,441,977100.0%10/12/90
46Look Who's Talking TooTriS$27,219,5901,625$47,789,07457.0%12/14/90
47GloryTriS$26,447,118811$26,828,36598.6%12/14/89
48Edward ScissorhandsFox$26,445,9931,109$56,362,35246.9%12/7/90
49House PartyNL$26,385,627700$26,385,627100.0%3/9/90
50Jacob's LadderTriS$26,118,8511,264$26,118,851100.0%11/2/90
51The Exorcist IIIFox$26,098,8241,414$26,098,824100.0%8/17/90
52Predator 2Fox$25,521,5521,978$30,669,41383.2%11/21/90
53Fantasia (Re-issue) (1990)BV$25,363,371481$25,363,371100.0%10/5/90
54Look Who's TalkingTriS$25,344,0881,482$140,088,81318.1%10/13/89
55Navy SealsOrion$25,069,1011,355$25,069,101100.0%7/20/90
56Ernest Goes to JailBV$25,029,5691,956$25,029,569100.0%4/6/90
57Back to the Future Part IIUni.$24,857,8072,107$118,450,00221.0%11/22/89
58Ghost DadUni.$24,707,6331,221$24,707,633100.0%6/29/90
59My Blue HeavenWB$23,591,4721,868$23,591,472100.0%8/17/90
60The First PowerOrion$22,424,1951,336$22,424,195100.0%4/6/90
61The FreshmanTriS$21,460,6011,044$21,460,601100.0%7/20/90
62The Adventures of Ford FairlaneFox$21,413,5021,263$21,413,502100.0%7/13/90
63Quigley Down UnderMGM$21,413,1051,094$21,413,105100.0%10/19/90
64The Rescuers Down UnderBV$21,319,7631,487$27,931,46176.3%11/16/90
65MadhouseOrion$21,036,7711,555$21,036,771100.0%2/16/90
66Jetsons: The MovieUni.$20,305,8411,566$20,305,841100.0%7/6/90
67StellaBV$20,240,1281,393$20,240,128100.0%2/2/90
68Taking Care of BusinessBV$20,005,4351,176$20,005,435100.0%8/17/90
69Betsy's WeddingBV$19,740,0701,058$19,740,070100.0%6/22/90
70Duck Tales: The MovieBV$18,115,7241,558$18,115,724100.0%8/3/90
71Sibling RivalryCol.$17,854,9331,455$17,854,933100.0%10/26/90
72The Rookie (1990)WB$17,706,0961,862$21,633,87481.8%12/7/90
73White PalaceUni.$17,487,531892$17,487,531100.0%10/19/90
74The Guardian (1990)Uni.$17,037,8871,736$17,037,887100.0%4/27/90
75Death WarrantMGM$16,853,4871,090$16,853,487100.0%9/14/90
76TremorsUni.$16,667,0841,477$16,667,084100.0%1/19/90
77Tales From the Darkside: The MoviePar.$16,324,5731,535$16,324,573100.0%5/4/90
78Men at WorkTriu$16,247,9641,035$16,247,964100.0%8/24/90
79I Love You to DeathTriS$16,186,7931,095$16,186,793100.0%4/6/90
80Mo' Better BluesUni.$16,153,593572$16,153,593100.0%8/3/90
81MermaidsOrion$15,827,401977$35,419,39744.7%12/14/90
82AvalonTriu$15,740,796635$15,740,796100.0%10/5/90
83RevengeCol.$15,645,6161,382$15,645,616100.0%2/16/90
84Reversal of FortuneWB$15,445,131661$15,445,131100.0%10/19/90
85Mr. DestinyBV$15,379,2531,025$15,379,253100.0%10/12/90
86Spaced InvadersBV$15,369,5731,845$15,369,573100.0%4/27/90
87Quick ChangeWB$15,260,1541,596$15,260,154100.0%7/13/90
88Fire BirdsBV$14,760,4512,006$14,760,451100.0%5/25/90
89My Left FootMira.$14,677,659510$14,743,39199.6%11/10/89
90Wild at HeartGold.$14,560,247625$14,560,247100.0%8/17/90
91Christmas VacationWB$14,417,6061,901$71,319,52620.2%12/1/89
92The Lord of the FliesCol.$13,985,225919$13,985,225100.0%3/16/90
93Crazy PeoplePar.$13,236,5131,389$13,236,513100.0%4/13/90
94Bad InfluenceTriu$12,626,0431,300$12,626,043100.0%3/9/90
95Cinema ParadisoMira.$11,990,401124$11,990,401100.0%2/2/90
96Graveyard ShiftPar.$11,582,8911,603$11,582,891100.0%10/26/90
97Henry & JuneUni.$11,567,449295$11,567,449100.0%10/5/90
98Pump Up the VolumeNL$11,541,758821$11,541,758100.0%8/24/90
99Opportunity KnocksUni.$11,359,1291,275$11,359,129100.0%3/30/90
100Q & ATriS$11,207,891923$11,207,891100.0%4/27/90
Summary of 256 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$4,407,140,172----
Averages:$17,215,391----
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