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1988 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of Limited Releases in 1988

#1–100 - #101–137
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
1Crossing DelanceyWB$16,262,415303$46,71118/26
2School DazeCol.$14,545,844224$1,802,6562202/12
3Stand and DeliverWB$13,994,920472$411,884303/11
4The Milagro Beanfield WarUni.$13,825,794437$47,27133/18
5I'm Gonna Git You SuckaUA$13,030,057266$543,58813512/16
6Mystic PizzaGold.$12,793,213440$1,163,93940110/21
7BloodsportCan.$11,806,119124$515,7211232/26
8The Unbearable Lightness of BeingOrion$10,006,806140$202,189132/5
9Without a ClueOrion$8,539,181491$1,246,77228010/21
10The Last Temptation of ChristUni.$8,373,585123$401,21198/12
11Women on the Verge of a Nervous BreakdownOrionC$7,179,298N/AN/AN/A11/11
12A Cry in the DarkWB$6,908,797334$1,561,79333411/11
13Hairspray (1988)NL$6,671,108227$577,287792/26
141969Atl$5,979,011520$1,709,12052011/18
15Eight Men OutOrion$5,680,515349$1,129,4911479/2
16Clara's HeartWB$5,194,491315$588,8697410/7
17Torch Song TrilogyNL$4,865,997135$70,022612/16
18Au Revoir, Les EnfantsOrionC$4,542,825N/AN/AN/A2/12
19Babette's FeastOrionC$4,398,938N/AN/AN/A3/4
20BAT-21TriS$3,966,256516$982,08024810/21
21Sweet Hearts DanceTriS$3,790,493246$1,116,9022469/23
22Imagine: John LennonWB$3,753,977561$1,412,21356110/7
23Bagdad CafeIsld$3,587,303N/AN/AN/A4/22
24Tougher Than LeatherNL$3,582,760130$748,1931309/16
25Madame SousatzkaUni.$3,548,238123$172,7402010/14
26Things ChangeCol.$3,527,88699$600,8099910/21
27PumpkinheadUA$3,385,516353$686,56735110/14
28Wings of DesireOrionC$3,210,13929$17,30114/29
29Night of the Demons (1988)Prgn$3,109,904N/AN/AN/A10/14
30White MischiefCol.$3,107,55187$24,53814/22
31Dominick and EugeneOrion$3,076,03176$280,763613/18
32Messenger of DeathCan.$3,074,681450$1,035,2794509/16
33Running on EmptyWB$2,835,116238$215,157229/9
34The Manchurian Candidate (re-issue)MGM$2,757,25649$87,85052/12
35A World ApartAtl$2,326,86042$20,81516/17
36BirdWB$2,181,28693$27,11619/30
37Salaam Bombay!Cinc$2,080,04627$14,994110/7
38Pelle the ConquerorMira.$2,053,93142$45,9851012/21
39The ModernsAliv$2,011,49728$20,28314/15
40Permanent RecordPar.$1,893,139N/AN/AN/A-
41The KissTriS$1,869,148N/AN/AN/A-
42Stormy MondayAtl$1,791,32849$44,73424/22
43Little NikitaCol.$1,733,070376$866,3983763/18
44Lady in WhiteNCeV$1,705,139107$282,652904/22
45Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van GoghRoxie$1,577,48016$4,63218/19
46Another WomanOrion$1,562,74924$75,196410/14
47A Handful of DustNL$1,560,70029$35,47016/24
48Two Moon JunctionLori$1,547,397458$558,9084584/29
49Pascali's IslandAve$1,451,85755$24,97917/22
50Platoon LeaderCan.$1,348,771N/AN/AN/A-
51Midnight CrossingVest$1,328,001N/AN/AN/A5/13
52Lost AngelsOrion$1,247,946N/AN/AN/A-
53Patty HearstAtl$1,223,326460$601,6804609/23
54Mr. NorthGold.$1,221,36629$37,03627/22
55A Time of DestinyCol.$1,212,487220$509,3972164/22
56The Thin Blue LineMira.$1,209,84623$17,81418/26
57The Lair of the White WormVest$1,189,31532$22,155210/21
58The Wrong GuysNW$1,152,786N/AN/AN/A5/13
59AriaMira.$1,028,67934$7,58013/18
60Little DorritCan.$1,025,228N/AN/AN/A10/21
61Five CornersCinpx$969,20513$78,602121/22
62Appointment with DeathCan.$960,040465$603,6504654/15
63WatchersUni.$940,173161$260,82016112/2
64Julia and JuliaCinc$901,364N/AN/AN/A2/5
65Boyfriends and GirlfriendsOrionC$823,243N/AN/AN/A7/15
66WaxworkVest$808,114N/AN/AN/A6/17
67Bulletproof (1988)Uni.$807,947268$421,3022685/13
68The BoostHemd$784,990N/AN/AN/A-
69Sister, SisterNW$743,445N/AN/AN/A2/5
70And God Created WomanVest$717,376385$393,6473853/4
71Split DecisionsNCeV$695,822405$423,30340511/11
72Maniac CopSGE$671,38250$188,348505/13
73SpellbinderMGM$657,446326$657,4463269/23
74DaFDal$644,5321$11,08514/29
75Spike of BensonhurstFDal$623,112N/AN/AN/A11/11
76CageNCeV$618,178N/AN/AN/A-
77PowaqqatsiCan.$589,24422$27,89914/29
78Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big PawTriS$586,938N/AN/AN/A3/18
79BusterHemd$540,000217$265,03821711/23
80The House on Carroll StreetOrion$459,824N/AN/AN/A3/4
81Full Moon in Blue WaterTWE$450,72656$212,9635611/23
82Track 29Isld$429,02813$19,30429/9
83Tiger WarsawSony$422,667N/AN/AN/A9/23
84Aloha SummerSpec.$418,379123N/AN/A2/26
85Some GirlsMGM$401,42123$11,70429/9
86The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal YearsNL$373,74321$45,008216/3
87Light YearsMira.$370,6987$48,66571/29
88The FamilyVest$346,7301$10,59011/22
89The DeceiversCinc$346,29768$18,24519/2
90PrisonNW$345,70442$63,792425/6
91It Takes Two (1988)MGM$344,375N/AN/AN/A7/13
92TapeheadsAve$343,786138$133,33013810/21
93World Gone WildLori$323,947N/AN/AN/A4/22
94Promised LandVest$316,19967$31,40161/22
95The Chocolate WarMCE$303,62411$14,351211/18
96Rent-A-CopKing$295,000193$295,0001931/15
97Plain ClothesPar.$289,323193$222,6811934/15
98Illegally YoursUA$259,019N/AN/AN/A5/13
99Call MeVest$251,819N/AN/AN/A5/20
100Judgment in BerlinNL$229,55681$113,743815/6
Summary of 137 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$290,896,736----
Averages:$2,123,334----
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