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1986 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
1 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Par. $16,881,888 15.4% 1,349 $12,514 $109,713,132 11/26/86
2 Cobra WB $12,653,032 25.8% 2,131 $5,937 $49,042,224 5/23/86
3 The Karate Kid Part II Col. $12,652,336 11.0% 1,323 $9,563 $115,103,979 6/20/86
4 Poltergeist II: The Other Side MGM $12,357,190 30.1% 1,596 $7,742 $40,996,665 5/23/86
5 The Golden Child Par. $11,549,711 14.5% 1,667 $6,928 $79,817,937 12/12/86
6 Aliens Fox $10,052,042 11.8% 1,437 $6,995 $85,160,248 7/18/86
7 Police Academy 3: Back in Training WB $9,049,586 20.8% 1,788 $5,061 $43,579,163 3/21/86
8 Back to School Orion $8,881,035 9.7% 1,605 $5,533 $91,258,000 6/13/86
9 Top Gun Par. $8,193,052 4.6% 1,028 $7,969 $176,781,728 5/16/86
10 Heartbreak Ridge WB $8,100,840 19.0% 1,470 $5,510 $42,724,017 12/5/86
11 Legal Eagles Uni. $8,043,360 16.1% 1,248 $6,445 $49,851,591 6/20/86
12 Crocodile Dundee Par. $8,038,855 4.6% 879 $9,145 $174,803,506 9/26/86
13 Gung Ho Par. $7,170,830 19.6% 1,150 $6,235 $36,611,610 3/14/86
14 The Fly Fox $7,007,423 17.3% 1,195 $5,863 $40,456,565 8/15/86
15 Peggy Sue Got Married TriS $6,942,408 16.8% 865 $8,025 $41,382,841 10/10/86
16 Friday the 13th Part VI Par. $6,750,837 34.7% 1,610 $4,193 $19,472,057 8/1/86
17 The Color of Money BV $6,357,877 12.2% 635 $10,012 $52,293,982 10/17/86
18 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Par. $6,275,647 8.9% 1,330 $4,718 $70,136,369 6/13/86
19 Iron Eagle TriS $6,104,754 25.3% 1,080 $5,652 $24,159,872 1/17/86
20 Pretty in Pink Par. $6,065,870 15.0% 827 $7,334 $40,471,663 2/28/86
21 Jumpin' Jack Flash Fox $6,006,610 20.1% 1,080 $5,561 $29,844,101 10/10/86
22 The Delta Force Can. $5,959,505 33.5% 1,720 $3,464 $17,768,900 2/14/86
23 Three Amigos Orion $5,939,000 15.1% 1,385 $4,288 $39,246,734 12/12/86
24 House NW $5,923,972 30.5% 1,440 $4,113 $19,444,631 2/28/86
25 Heartburn Par. $5,783,079 22.8% 843 $6,860 $25,314,189 7/25/86
26 Down and Out in Beverly Hills BV $5,726,495 9.2% 806 $7,104 $62,134,225 1/31/86
27 Wildcats WB $5,472,905 20.8% 1,054 $5,192 $26,285,544 2/14/86
28 Raw Deal DEG $5,438,978 33.6% 1,731 $3,142 $16,209,459 6/6/86
29 Short Circuit TriS $5,346,808 13.1% 1,033 $5,176 $40,697,761 5/9/86
30 The Money Pit Uni. $5,344,555 14.3% 1,189 $4,495 $37,499,651 3/28/86
31 Ruthless People BV $5,274,306 7.4% 1,111 $4,747 $71,624,879 6/27/86
32 An American Tail Uni. $5,234,446 11.0% 1,246 $4,201 $47,483,002 11/21/86
33 Running Scared MGM $5,227,757 13.6% 1,376 $3,799 $38,500,726 6/27/86
34 Howard the Duck Uni. $5,070,136 31.1% 1,554 $3,262 $16,295,774 8/1/86
35 The Morning After Fox $5,069,926 20.2% 955 $5,308 $25,147,055 12/26/86
36 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling Col. $4,879,107 27.1% 1,203 $4,055 $18,034,150 5/2/86
37 Tough Guys BV $4,565,342 21.3% 856 $5,333 $21,458,229 10/3/86
38 Soul Man NW $4,422,179 15.9% 1,282 $3,449 $27,820,000 10/24/86
39 Armed and Dangerous Col. $4,348,276 27.3% 1,552 $2,801 $15,945,534 8/15/86
40 Legend Uni. $4,261,154 27.5% 1,187 $3,589 $15,502,112 4/18/86
41 Song of the South (Re-issue) BV $4,203,111 23.8% 1,505 $2,792 $17,659,346 11/21/86
42 Youngblood UA $4,183,292 27.1% 1,354 $3,089 $15,448,384 1/31/86
43 Club Paradise WB $4,152,296 33.7% 1,172 $3,542 $12,308,521 7/11/86
44 Firewalker Can. $4,130,323 34.6% 1,120 $3,687 $11,949,484 11/21/86
45 Deadly Friend WB $3,804,429 42.3% 1,213 $3,136 $8,988,731 10/10/86
46 Little Shop of Horrors WB $3,659,884 9.4% 866 $4,226 $38,748,395 12/19/86
47 My Chauffeur Crwn $3,613,652 75.6% 1,253 $2,884 $4,781,448 1/24/86
48 Labyrinth TriS $3,549,243 27.9% 1,141 $3,110 $12,729,917 6/27/86
49 One Crazy Summer WB $3,433,952 25.6% 984 $3,489 $13,431,806 8/8/86
50 Murphy's Law Can. $3,388,907 34.1% 1,260 $2,689 $9,947,631 4/18/86
51 April Fool's Day Par. $3,373,779 26.1% 1,202 $2,806 $12,947,763 3/28/86
52 Nothing in Common TriS $3,279,650 10.1% 618 $5,306 $32,324,557 8/1/86
53 F/X Orion $3,240,695 15.7% 914 $3,545 $20,603,715 2/7/86
54 Psycho III Uni. $3,238,400 22.4% 1,408 $2,300 $14,481,606 7/4/86
55 The Great Mouse Detective BV $3,220,225 12.7% 1,138 $2,829 $25,336,794 7/4/86
56 Maximum Overdrive DEG $3,205,644 43.1% 1,198 $2,675 $7,433,663 7/25/86
57 Quicksilver Col. $3,170,215 41.5% 1,251 $2,534 $7,634,909 2/14/86
58 Sweet Liberty Uni. $3,160,891 22.3% 1,234 $2,561 $14,205,021 5/16/86
59 About Last Night... TriS $3,152,469 8.1% 642 $4,910 $38,702,310 7/4/86
60 Under the Cherry Moon WB $3,150,924 31.2% 976 $3,228 $10,090,429 7/4/86
61 Flight of the Navigator BV $3,115,097 16.8% 952 $3,272 $18,564,613 8/1/86
62 Space Camp Fox $2,918,072 30.1% 979 $2,980 $9,697,739 6/6/86
63 Trick or Treat DEG $2,912,687 42.9% 1,267 $2,298 $6,797,218 10/24/86
64 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Can. $2,822,439 35.2% 1,474 $1,914 $8,025,872 8/22/86
65 Lady and the Tramp (re-issue) (1986) BV $2,804,272 9.0% 1,355 $2,069 $31,129,082 12/19/86
66 Black Moon Rising NW $2,775,388 41.8% 902 $3,076 $6,637,565 1/10/86
67 Haunted Honeymoon Orion $2,768,003 34.5% 1,046 $2,646 $8,033,397 7/25/86
68 Blue City Par. $2,748,096 39.6% 1,050 $2,617 $6,947,787 5/2/86
69 Big Trouble in Little China Fox $2,723,211 24.5% 1,053 $2,586 $11,100,000 7/4/86
70 A Fine Mess Col. $2,620,657 43.5% 1,162 $2,255 $6,029,824 8/8/86
71 Troll EP $2,595,054 47.6% 959 $2,706 $5,450,815 1/17/86
72 Brighton Beach Memoirs Uni. $2,580,750 21.6% 775 $3,330 $11,957,943 12/26/86
73 Sleeping Beauty (Re-issue) BV $2,548,698 16.9% 913 $2,791 $15,120,195 3/7/86
74 The Care Bears Movie 2 Col. $2,489,750 29.2% 1,446 $1,721 $8,540,346 3/7/86
75 Highlander Fox $2,453,021 41.6% 1,040 $2,358 $5,900,000 3/7/86
76 Extremities Atl $2,429,075 18.1% 605 $4,015 $13,418,091 8/22/86
77 The Best of Times Uni. $2,419,800 31.1% 872 $2,775 $7,790,931 1/31/86
78 Band of the Hand TriS $2,235,720 45.9% 930 $2,404 $4,865,912 4/11/86
79 Born American PEC $2,225,475 65.7% 1,071 $2,077 $3,388,020 8/29/86
80 Manhunter DEG $2,204,400 25.6% 779 $2,829 $8,620,929 8/15/86
81 No Mercy TriS $2,198,069 17.9% 1,206 $1,822 $12,303,904 12/19/86
82 Vamp NW $2,187,458 44.3% 1,104 $1,981 $4,941,117 7/18/86
83 Out of Bounds Col. $2,144,764 42.1% 1,207 $1,776 $5,099,316 7/25/86
84 The Hitcher TriS $2,134,214 36.5% 794 $2,687 $5,844,868 2/21/86
85 Crossroads (1986) Col. $2,071,680 35.5% 982 $2,109 $5,839,031 3/14/86
86 Invaders From Mars Can. $2,046,576 41.9% 1,212 $1,688 $4,884,663 6/6/86
87 Off Beat BV $2,011,192 41.5% 1,127 $1,784 $4,842,778 4/11/86
88 Eliminators EP $1,987,072 43.2% 993 $2,001 $4,601,256 1/31/86
89 Head Office TriS $1,937,934 57.1% 907 $2,136 $3,393,807 1/3/86
90 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
91 American Anthem Col. $1,867,969 38.5% 900 $2,075 $4,845,724 6/27/86
92 Tai-Pan DEG $1,863,469 46.5% 860 $2,166 $4,007,250 11/7/86
93 Power Fox $1,854,200 48.8% 770 $2,408 $3,800,000 1/31/86
94 Something Wild Orion $1,825,717 21.8% 914 $1,997 $8,362,969 11/7/86
95 Transformers: The Movie DEG $1,779,559 30.4% 990 $1,797 $5,849,647 8/8/86
96 Fire with Fire Par. $1,770,043 38.2% 1,000 $1,770 $4,636,169 5/9/86
97 52 Pick-Up Can. $1,654,835 31.9% 730 $2,266 $5,186,646 11/7/86
98 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
99 Bullies Uni. $1,532,605 51.2% 1,005 $1,524 $2,995,527 8/29/86
100 The Manhattan Project Fox $1,503,545 38.6% 827 $1,818 $3,900,000 6/13/86
101 Sky Bandits Gal. $1,468,500 64.0% 1,335 $1,100 $2,295,500 10/31/86
102 That's Life Col. $1,444,284 35.4% 700 $2,063 $4,079,895 9/26/86
103 Playing for Keeps (1986) Uni. $1,406,300 52.7% 1,148 $1,225 $2,669,366 10/3/86
104 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
105 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86
106 Just Between Friends Orion $1,390,718 21.7% 352 $3,950 $6,408,791 3/21/86
107 Wise Guys MGM $1,324,456 15.6% 338 $3,918 $8,475,466 4/18/86
108 Streets of Gold Fox $1,279,498 50.3% 797 $1,605 $2,546,238 11/14/86
109 Hannah and Her Sisters Orion $1,265,826 3.6% 54 $23,441 $35,392,203 2/7/86
110 Lucas Fox $1,250,101 15.2% 628 $1,990 $8,200,000 3/28/86
111 Dangerously Close Can. $1,180,506 49.4% 827 $1,427 $2,390,525 5/9/86
112 King Kong Lives DEG $1,172,942 24.9% 1,105 $1,061 $4,711,220 12/19/86
113 The Men's Club Atl $1,146,992 44.9% 532 $2,156 $2,556,361 9/19/86
114 Avenging Force Can. $1,131,502 24.2% 500 $2,263 $4,679,650 9/12/86
115 P.O.W. - The Escape Can. $1,100,691 44.1% 476 $2,312 $2,497,233 4/4/86
116 Jake Speed NW $1,058,048 54.4% 795 $1,330 $1,943,751 5/30/86
117 Pirates (1986) Can. $1,035,447 63.1% 1,108 $934 $1,641,825 7/18/86
118 Nomads Atl $1,013,328 44.5% 496 $2,043 $2,278,264 3/7/86
119 Quiet Cool NL $815,812 42.9% 470 $1,735 $1,900,000 11/7/86
120 Blue Velvet DEG $789,409 9.2% 98 $8,055 $8,551,228 9/19/86
121 No Retreat, No Surrender NW $739,723 15.9% 241 $3,069 $4,662,137 5/2/86
122 Shanghai Surprise MGM $729,885 31.5% 401 $1,820 $2,315,683 8/29/86
123 Deadtime Stories PEC $708,112 25.7% 255 $2,776 $2,750,741 11/28/86
124 Solarbabies MGM $704,692 44.6% 692 $1,018 $1,579,260 11/26/86
125 Link Can. $660,874 38.4% 435 $1,519 $1,720,450 10/3/86
126 8 Million Ways to Die TriS $609,955 46.7% 215 $2,837 $1,305,114 4/25/86
127 GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords Atl $531,905 39.7% 1,045 $509 $1,338,264 3/21/86
128 From Beyond EP $514,417 40.8% 190 $2,707 $1,261,000 10/24/86
129 Water Atl $510,136 40.6% 248 $2,057 $1,256,862 4/18/86
130 The Name of the Rose Fox $494,571 6.9% 42 $11,775 $7,153,487 9/26/86
131 My Little Pony DEG $416,108 7.0% 421 $988 $5,958,456 6/6/86
132 Hey There, It's Yogi Bear (re-issue) Atl $414,552 17.0% 276 $1,502 $2,438,233 1/17/86
133 RAD TriS $408,980 20.3% 286 $1,430 $2,015,882 3/21/86
134 Nutcracker: The Motion Picture Atl $351,633 45.0% 597 $589 $781,727 11/26/86
135 9 1/2 Weeks MGM $328,804 4.9% 28 $11,743 $6,735,922 2/21/86
136 TerrorVision EP $320,256 100.0% 256 $1,251 $320,256 2/14/86
137 Adventures of American Rabbit Atl $291,126 23.0% 242 $1,203 $1,268,443 1/17/86
138 Nobody's Fool (1986) Isld $258,100 45.8% 290 $890 $563,358 11/7/86
139 Violets Are Blue Col. $256,581 5.4% 22 $11,662 $4,743,287 4/11/86
140 Stand by Me Col. $242,795 0.5% 16 $15,174 $52,287,414 8/8/86
141 Platoon Orion $241,080 0.2% 6 $40,180 $138,530,565 12/19/86
142 The Adventures of Mark Twain Atl $226,525 26.7% 221 $1,025 $849,915 1/17/86
143 Night of the Creeps TriS $220,800 37.3% 70 $3,154 $591,366 8/22/86
144 Hoosiers Orion $220,068 0.8% 30 $7,335 $28,607,524 11/14/86
145 Something Special PEC $214,000 77.1% 182 $1,175 $277,405 11/14/86
146 The Boy Who Could Fly Fox $204,461 2.8% 39 $5,242 $7,177,431 8/15/86
147 Dream Lover MGM $202,733 40.4% 171 $1,185 $502,237 2/21/86
148 La Cage aux Folles 3 TriS $196,894 57.0% 49 $4,018 $345,280 2/14/86
149 At Close Range Orion $180,286 7.7% 39 $4,622 $2,347,000 4/18/86
150 Clockwise Uni. $156,066 10.6% 22 $7,093 $1,476,356 10/10/86
151 Radioactive Dreams DEG $141,055 64.1% 90 $1,567 $220,038 9/19/86
152 Touch and Go TriS $126,939 10.1% 51 $2,489 $1,254,040 8/22/86
153 Every Time We Say Goodbye TriS $118,200 42.4% 63 $1,876 $278,623 11/14/86
154 The Mosquito Coast WB $110,313 0.8% 3 $36,771 $14,302,779 11/26/86
155 Mona Lisa Isld $99,361 1.7% 4 $24,840 $5,794,184 6/13/86
156 Witchboard PEC $95,435 1.3% 15 $6,362 $7,369,373 12/31/86
157 The Boy in Blue Fox $94,261 34.3% 44 $2,142 $275,000 1/17/86
158 Absolute Beginners Orion $83,743 9.0% 4 $20,935 $930,211 4/18/86
159 Hardbodies 2 Cntl $78,068 100.0% 46 $1,697 $78,068 9/12/86
160 Lady Jane Par. $55,964 20.2% 14 $3,997 $277,646 2/7/86
161 Sid and Nancy Gold. $50,829 1.8% 2 $25,414 $2,826,523 10/17/86
162 'Night, Mother Uni. $49,164 11.1% 3 $16,388 $441,863 9/12/86
163 A Room with a View Cinc $42,970 0.2% 1 $42,970 $20,966,644 3/7/86
164 The Mission WB $40,366 0.2% 1 $40,366 $17,218,023 10/31/86
165 Turtle Diary Gold. $40,115 1.9% 2 $20,057 $2,156,772 2/14/86
166 Betty Blue Aliv $29,383 1.5% 2 $14,691 $2,003,822 11/7/86
167 She's Gotta Have It Isld $28,473 0.4% 1 $28,473 $7,137,502 8/8/86
168 The Clan of the Cave Bear WB $25,428 1.3% 1 $25,428 $1,953,732 1/17/86
169 'Round Midnight WB $25,384 0.8% 1 $25,384 $3,272,593 10/3/86
170 Three Men and a Cradle Gold. $25,380 1.2% 1 $25,380 $2,052,466 4/25/86
171 Desert Bloom Col. $22,797 5.5% 2 $11,398 $416,393 4/18/86
172 Ginger & Fred MGM $22,725 2.7% 1 $22,725 $837,623 3/28/86
173 Defence of the Realm Hemd $19,938 2.7% 4 $4,984 $750,000 11/21/86
174 Marlene Aliv $14,490 1.7% 1 $14,490 $852,676 11/7/86
175 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
176 The Gospel According to Vic Skou $10,680 4.0% 5 $2,136 $267,249 10/17/86
177 Duet for One Can. $7,149 81.8% 1 $7,149 $8,736 12/25/86
178 Crimewave Col. $3,571 70.0% 7 $510 $5,101 4/25/86
Totals and Averages (178 Movies):
Totals:$482,135,81015.2%--$3,171,021,271-
Averages:$2,708,62815.2%743$3,648$17,814,726-
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