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1989 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
1 Batman WB $40,489,746 16.1% 2,194 $18,454 $251,188,924 6/23/89
2 Ghostbusters II Col. $29,472,894 26.2% 2,410 $12,229 $112,494,738 6/16/89
3 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Par. $29,355,021 14.9% 2,327 $12,614 $197,171,806 5/24/89
4 Back to the Future Part II Uni. $27,835,125 23.5% 1,865 $14,925 $118,450,002 11/22/89
5 Lethal Weapon 2 WB $20,388,800 13.8% 1,803 $11,308 $147,253,986 7/7/89
6 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier Par. $17,375,648 33.3% 2,202 $7,890 $52,210,049 6/9/89
7 Harlem Nights Par. $16,096,808 26.4% 2,180 $7,383 $60,864,870 11/17/89
8 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids BV $14,262,961 10.9% 1,371 $10,403 $130,724,172 6/23/89
9 Turner & Hooch BV $12,211,042 17.2% 1,877 $6,505 $71,079,915 7/28/89
10 Look Who's Talking TriS $12,107,784 8.6% 1,208 $10,023 $140,088,813 10/13/89
11 Pet Sematary Par. $12,046,179 21.0% 1,585 $7,600 $57,469,467 4/21/89
12 Christmas Vacation WB $11,750,203 16.5% 1,744 $6,737 $71,319,526 12/1/89
13 The 'Burbs Uni. $11,101,197 30.3% 1,952 $5,687 $36,601,993 2/17/89
14 Parenthood Uni. $10,506,450 10.5% 1,262 $8,325 $100,047,830 8/2/89
15 The Karate Kid Part III Col. $10,364,544 26.6% 1,560 $6,643 $38,956,288 6/30/89
16 Sea of Love Uni. $10,017,840 17.1% 1,246 $8,040 $58,571,513 9/15/89
17 Black Rain Par. $9,677,102 20.9% 1,610 $6,010 $46,212,055 9/22/89
18 The War of the Roses Fox $9,488,794 10.9% 1,259 $7,536 $86,888,546 12/8/89
19 The Abyss Fox $9,319,797 17.2% 1,533 $6,079 $54,222,310 8/11/89
20 Major League Par. $8,836,265 17.7% 1,541 $5,734 $49,797,148 4/7/89
21 Uncle Buck Uni. $8,794,501 13.2% 1,804 $4,875 $66,758,538 8/18/89
22 License to Kill UA $8,774,776 25.3% 1,575 $5,571 $34,667,015 7/14/89
23 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child NL $8,115,176 36.6% 1,902 $4,266 $22,168,359 8/11/89
24 Fletch Lives Uni. $8,045,760 22.9% 1,479 $5,440 $35,150,960 3/17/89
25 K-9 Uni. $7,471,035 17.3% 1,677 $4,455 $43,247,647 4/28/89
26 See No Evil, Hear No Evil TriS $7,098,741 15.1% 1,677 $4,233 $46,908,987 5/12/89
27 The Fly II Fox $6,751,371 33.7% 1,524 $4,430 $20,021,322 2/10/89
28 Tango & Cash WB $6,628,918 10.5% 1,409 $4,704 $63,408,614 12/22/89
29 Three Fugitives BV $6,434,717 15.9% 1,153 $5,580 $40,586,886 1/27/89
30 Friday the 13th Part VIII Par. $6,251,310 43.6% 1,683 $3,714 $14,343,976 7/28/89
31 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Orion $6,167,651 15.2% 1,196 $5,156 $40,485,039 2/17/89
32 The Little Mermaid BV $6,031,914 7.2% 994 $6,068 $84,355,863 11/17/89
33 Lock Up TriS $6,025,520 27.3% 1,382 $4,360 $22,099,847 8/4/89
34 Road House UA $5,957,656 19.8% 1,927 $3,091 $30,050,028 5/19/89
35 The Dream Team Uni. $5,704,860 19.7% 1,316 $4,335 $28,890,240 4/7/89
36 An Innocent Man BV $5,700,000 28.4% 1,561 $3,651 $20,047,604 10/6/89
37 Peter Pan (Re-issue) (1989) BV $5,611,785 19.1% 1,475 $3,804 $29,445,131 7/14/89
38 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
39 Casualties of War Col. $5,201,261 27.9% 1,487 $3,497 $18,671,317 8/18/89
40 Halloween 5 Gal. $5,093,428 43.7% 1,483 $3,434 $11,642,254 10/13/89
41 Her Alibi WB $5,037,047 26.9% 1,429 $3,524 $18,699,037 2/3/89
42 Lean on Me WB $5,032,605 15.8% 894 $5,629 $31,906,454 3/3/89
43 Leviathan MGM $5,029,164 32.0% 1,393 $3,610 $15,704,614 3/17/89
44 No Holds Barred NL $4,957,052 30.8% 1,318 $3,761 $16,093,651 6/2/89
45 Next of Kin WB $4,805,516 30.1% 1,358 $3,538 $15,942,628 10/20/89
46 All Dogs Go to Heaven UA $4,712,834 17.4% 1,577 $2,988 $27,100,027 11/17/89
47 Shocker Uni. $4,510,990 27.2% 1,783 $2,530 $16,554,699 10/27/89
48 Weekend at Bernie's Fox $4,506,086 14.9% 1,134 $3,973 $30,218,387 7/7/89
49 Pink Cadillac WB $4,408,593 36.3% 1,993 $2,212 $12,143,484 5/26/89
50 Kickboxer Can. $4,134,098 28.1% 973 $4,248 $14,697,005 9/8/89
51 Say Anything Fox $4,058,496 19.5% 1,113 $3,646 $20,781,385 4/14/89
52 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege WB $4,032,480 34.9% 1,627 $2,478 $11,567,217 3/10/89
53 Who's Harry Crumb? TriS $3,862,719 35.2% 1,197 $3,227 $10,982,364 2/3/89
54 Great Balls of Fire! Orion $3,807,986 27.7% 1,417 $2,687 $13,741,060 6/30/89
55 Always Uni. $3,713,480 8.5% 1,016 $3,655 $43,858,790 12/22/89
56 The Bear TriS $3,676,530 11.6% 858 $4,285 $31,753,898 10/27/89
57 Chances Are TriS $3,664,386 22.5% 837 $4,378 $16,278,590 3/10/89
58 She's Out of Control Col. $3,653,142 30.3% 987 $3,701 $12,065,892 4/14/89
59 The Rescuers (Re-issue) (1989) BV $3,609,117 17.0% 1,446 $2,495 $21,215,869 3/17/89
60 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
61 She-Devil Orion $3,509,647 22.9% 1,403 $2,501 $15,351,421 12/8/89
62 The Fabulous Baker Boys Fox $3,313,815 18.0% 858 $3,862 $18,428,904 10/13/89
63 Deepstar Six TriS $3,306,320 40.6% 1,117 $2,960 $8,143,225 1/13/89
64 Cyborg Can. $3,179,811 31.3% 830 $3,831 $10,166,459 4/7/89
65 Young Einstein WB $3,094,581 26.8% 1,217 $2,542 $11,536,599 8/4/89
66 Renegades Uni. $3,075,030 34.1% 1,627 $1,890 $9,015,164 6/2/89
67 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
68 True Believer Col. $3,009,692 34.4% 897 $3,355 $8,742,750 2/17/89
69 Prancer Orion $2,914,486 15.7% 1,713 $1,701 $18,587,135 11/17/89
70 Dead Bang WB $2,847,690 35.0% 1,073 $2,653 $8,125,592 3/24/89
71 Disorganized Crime BV $2,840,166 36.8% 1,462 $1,942 $7,723,506 4/14/89
72 Relentless NL $2,838,177 40.6% 835 $3,399 $6,985,999 9/1/89
73 Gross Anatomy BV $2,830,387 24.4% 853 $3,318 $11,604,598 10/20/89
74 Cheetah BV $2,636,118 32.3% 1,310 $2,012 $8,153,677 8/18/89
75 Criminal Law Hemd $2,636,091 26.4% 1,166 $2,260 $9,974,446 4/28/89
76 Dream a Little Dream Vest $2,568,963 46.3% 1,019 $2,521 $5,552,441 3/3/89
77 Dead Calm WB $2,463,551 31.5% 959 $2,568 $7,825,009 4/7/89
78 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
79 Johnny Handsome TriS $2,437,642 33.7% 812 $3,002 $7,237,794 9/29/89
80 Troop Beverly Hills Col. $2,283,443 26.8% 964 $2,368 $8,508,843 3/24/89
81 UHF Orion $2,251,831 36.6% 1,295 $1,738 $6,157,157 7/21/89
82 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
83 Second Sight WB $2,156,742 40.2% 815 $2,646 $5,368,865 11/3/89
84 The Wizard Uni. $2,142,525 15.0% 1,155 $1,855 $14,278,900 12/15/89
85 Family Business TriS $2,130,024 17.5% 1,201 $1,773 $12,195,695 12/15/89
86 Phantom of the Opera (1989) 21C $2,050,000 51.8% 1,468 $1,396 $3,953,745 11/3/89
87 We're No Angels Par. $2,047,630 19.4% 1,239 $1,652 $10,555,348 12/15/89
88 Shag: The Movie Hemd $2,029,496 29.2% 850 $2,387 $6,957,975 7/21/89
89 Staying Together Hemd $2,020,777 46.5% 1,045 $1,933 $4,348,025 11/10/89
90 Red Scorpion SGE $1,972,994 47.1% 1,268 $1,555 $4,192,440 4/21/89
91 Let It Ride Par. $1,925,049 38.7% 1,191 $1,616 $4,973,285 8/18/89
92 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
93 See You in the Morning WB $1,832,536 38.2% 743 $2,466 $4,795,009 4/21/89
94 Listen to Me Col. $1,789,759 41.6% 1,306 $1,370 $4,299,023 5/5/89
95 Physical Evidence Col. $1,777,358 49.9% 691 $2,572 $3,560,932 1/27/89
96 Blaze BV $1,739,701 9.1% 909 $1,913 $19,131,246 12/15/89
97 The January Man MGM $1,716,442 37.2% 876 $1,959 $4,611,062 1/13/89
98 Immediate Family Col. $1,675,344 28.2% 836 $2,004 $5,932,613 10/27/89
99 Loverboy TriS $1,653,102 41.7% 1,089 $1,518 $3,960,327 4/28/89
100 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 27.9% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
101 Worth Winning Fox $1,492,610 40.4% 1,260 $1,184 $3,690,328 10/27/89
102 Fat Man and Little Boy Par. $1,476,994 41.5% 843 $1,752 $3,563,162 10/20/89
103 Speed Zone Orion $1,475,494 47.9% 1,195 $1,234 $3,077,361 4/21/89
104 The Mighty Quinn MGM $1,429,306 31.4% 234 $6,108 $4,557,214 2/17/89
105 Sing TriS $1,315,872 58.2% 864 $1,523 $2,260,616 3/31/89
106 Old Gringo Col. $1,151,749 32.2% 237 $4,859 $3,574,256 10/6/89
107 Farewell to the King Orion $1,150,531 47.5% 650 $1,770 $2,420,917 3/3/89
108 Rude Awakening Orion $1,121,542 35.4% 953 $1,176 $3,169,719 8/18/89
109 Rooftops NCeV $1,111,263 54.4% 1,044 $1,064 $2,043,889 3/17/89
110 When Harry Met Sally... Col. $1,094,453 1.2% 41 $26,693 $92,823,546 7/14/89
111 Kinjite Can. $1,029,058 30.1% 320 $3,215 $3,416,846 2/3/89
112 Best of the Best Tau $990,000 58.2% 600 $1,650 $1,700,000 11/10/89
113 Crimes and Misdemeanors Orion $911,385 5.0% 66 $13,808 $18,254,702 10/13/89
114 Earth Girls Are Easy Vest $892,742 22.8% 317 $2,816 $3,916,303 5/12/89
115 Communion NL $822,123 42.8% 240 $3,425 $1,919,653 11/10/89
116 976-Evil NL $794,049 26.9% 251 $3,163 $2,955,917 3/24/89
117 The Horror Show MGM $773,348 44.5% 444 $1,741 $1,738,897 4/28/89
118 Winter People Col. $743,032 36.7% 298 $2,493 $2,023,282 4/14/89
119 Gleaming the Cube Fox $740,780 26.7% 466 $1,589 $2,777,280 1/13/89
120 Wired Tau $681,054 62.5% 745 $914 $1,089,000 8/25/89
121 Breaking In Gold. $679,200 36.2% 400 $1,698 $1,877,618 10/13/89
122 Scandal Mira. $658,660 7.5% 94 $7,007 $8,800,000 4/28/89
123 How I Got Into College Fox $651,850 39.7% 743 $877 $1,642,239 5/19/89
124 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Col. $597,400 7.4% 46 $12,986 $8,083,123 3/10/89
125 Fright Night II NCeV $548,231 18.4% 148 $3,704 $2,983,784 5/19/89
126 Dad Uni. $540,148 2.4% 107 $5,048 $22,103,037 10/27/89
127 Eddie and the Cruisers II Sct. $536,508 100.0% 402 $1,334 $536,508 8/18/89
128 Field of Dreams Uni. $531,346 0.8% 22 $24,152 $64,431,625 4/21/89
129 The Adventures of Milo and Otis Col. $470,084 15.9% 239 $1,966 $2,948,215 8/25/89
130 New York Stories BV $432,337 4.0% 12 $36,028 $10,763,469 3/3/89
131 Pumpkinhead (Re-issue) UA $399,010 39.9% 142 $2,809 $1,000,000 1/13/89
132 Heart of Dixie Orion $367,091 33.5% 359 $1,022 $1,097,333 8/25/89
133 Miracle Mile Hemd $341,401 29.8% 143 $2,387 $1,145,404 5/19/89
134 Dead Poets Society BV $340,456 0.4% 8 $42,557 $95,860,116 6/2/89
135 Babar: The Movie NL $297,155 22.8% 510 $582 $1,305,187 7/28/89
136 Cookie WB $292,483 15.6% 82 $3,566 $1,869,417 8/25/89
137 Parents Vest $277,952 31.9% 94 $2,956 $870,532 1/27/89
138 Little Monsters UA $253,834 32.0% 179 $1,418 $793,775 8/25/89
139 Shirley Valentine Par. $245,422 4.1% 8 $30,677 $6,056,912 9/1/89
140 American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt Can. $222,252 24.6% 140 $1,587 $902,152 2/24/89
141 Crack House Can. $210,162 24.4% 67 $3,136 $862,551 11/10/89
142 A Dry White Season MGM $202,507 5.4% 17 $11,912 $3,766,879 9/20/89
143 Out Cold (1989) Hemd $201,499 68.5% 142 $1,419 $294,266 3/3/89
144 Heathers NW $177,247 16.0% 35 $5,064 $1,108,462 3/31/89
145 Born on the Fourth of July Uni. $172,021 0.2% 5 $34,404 $70,001,698 12/22/89
146 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $155,982 0.6% 4 $38,995 $24,741,667 8/4/89
147 Vampire's Kiss Hemd $96,699 13.3% 29 $3,334 $725,131 6/2/89
148 Valmont Orion $96,008 8.5% 7 $13,715 $1,132,112 11/17/89
149 Camille Claudel OrionC $89,273 2.7% 9 $9,919 $3,331,297 12/21/89
150 Bloodfist Conc $89,132 5.0% 54 $1,650 $1,770,082 9/22/89
151 Roger and Me WB $80,253 1.2% 4 $20,063 $6,706,368 12/22/89
152 Driving Miss Daisy WB $73,745 0.1% 3 $24,581 $106,593,296 12/15/89
153 Under the Boardwalk NW $73,406 49.8% 65 $1,129 $147,542 4/14/89
154 Getting It Right MCE $73,159 7.6% 44 $1,662 $960,385 5/5/89
155 Heavy Petting Skou $69,007 25.3% 10 $6,900 $272,371 9/22/89
156 Erik the Viking Orion $68,543 3.5% 22 $3,115 $1,932,642 9/22/89
157 Kill Me Again Istr $66,013 23.3% 221 $298 $283,694 10/27/89
158 Henry V Gold. $64,933 0.6% 3 $21,644 $10,161,099 11/8/89
159 Glory TriS $63,661 0.2% 3 $21,220 $26,828,365 12/14/89
160 Enemies, A Love Story Fox $63,636 0.8% 3 $21,212 $7,754,571 12/15/89
161 For Queen and Country Atl $62,771 32.9% 33 $1,902 $191,051 5/19/89
162 After Midnight MGM $59,260 77.6% 224 $264 $76,325 11/3/89
163 The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie Troma $52,080 14.3% 40 $1,302 $363,561 11/10/89
164 Cohen and Tate Hemd $45,586 71.0% 75 $607 $64,227 1/27/89
165 Miss Firecracker Cors $45,293 2.4% 6 $7,548 $1,852,655 4/28/89
166 Ten Little Indians Can. $43,436 73.1% 79 $549 $59,405 11/10/89
167 My Left Foot Mira. $41,165 0.3% 2 $20,582 $14,743,391 11/10/89
168 Bert Rigby, You're a Fool WB $40,498 53.4% 23 $1,760 $75,868 2/24/89
169 When the Whales Came Fox $37,030 50.6% 10 $3,703 $73,131 10/20/89
170 In Country WB $36,505 1.0% 4 $9,126 $3,531,971 9/15/89
171 Triumph of the Spirit Triu $33,963 8.3% 3 $11,321 $408,839 12/8/89
172 For All Mankind Apol. $33,777 4.4% 6 $5,629 $770,132 11/1/89
173 The Big Picture Col. $33,071 28.2% 3 $11,023 $117,463 9/15/89
174 Jacknife Cinpx $32,597 1.6% 2 $16,298 $2,049,769 3/10/89
175 Survival Quest MGM $29,453 47.0% 168 $175 $62,683 11/10/89
176 The Toxic Avenger Part II Troma $28,950 3.7% 15 $1,930 $792,966 2/24/89
177 High Hopes Skou $27,964 2.3% 1 $27,964 $1,192,322 2/24/89
178 Slaves of New York TriS $26,118 5.6% 1 $26,118 $463,972 3/17/89
179 Scenes From the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills Cinc $25,635 1.2% 1 $25,635 $2,156,471 6/2/89
180 Little Vera IFEX $23,950 1.9% 1 $23,950 $1,262,598 4/14/89
181 Apartment Zero Skou $21,823 1.7% 1 $21,823 $1,267,578 9/15/89
182 Animal Behavior Mira. $20,361 49.0% 24 $848 $41,526 10/27/89
183 Music Box TriS $19,381 0.3% 3 $6,460 $6,263,883 12/22/89
184 Weapons of the Spirit FRun $18,580 8.0% 1 $18,580 $232,981 9/1/89
185 The Music Teacher OrionC $18,486 1.7% 1 $18,486 $1,086,894 7/7/89
186 Bloodhounds of Broadway Col. $15,872 36.3% 5 $3,174 $43,671 11/3/89
187 Hanussen Col. $15,504 18.8% 2 $7,752 $82,635 3/8/89
188 Wuthering Heights (Re-issue) Gold. $15,493 2.5% 1 $15,493 $624,643 4/7/89
189 Rachel River Tau $13,705 22.6% 4 $3,426 $60,698 1/20/89
190 Checking Out WB $12,730 41.2% 1 $12,730 $30,877 4/21/89
191 Akira Stl. $11,263 2.6% 2 $5,631 $439,162 12/25/89
192 Powwow Highway WB $10,627 3.7% 1 $10,627 $283,747 2/24/89
193 Romero 4Sea $10,189 0.8% 2 $5,094 $1,316,495 8/25/89
194 Distant Voices, Still Lives Ave $10,021 1.5% 1 $10,021 $688,329 7/28/89
195 Manifesto Can. $9,838 14.0% 1 $9,838 $70,060 1/27/89
196 Crusoe Isld $7,010 2.2% 1 $7,010 $315,421 3/31/89
197 Under the Sun of Satan Aliv $6,987 10.2% 1 $6,987 $68,765 1/20/89
198 Paperhouse Vest $6,687 2.8% 1 $6,687 $241,278 2/17/89
199 Me and Him Col. $4,795 6.1% 5 $959 $78,814 8/4/89
200 Fear, Anxiety and Depression Gold. $4,212 8.9% 1 $4,212 $47,148 12/8/89
201 Far From Home Vest $3,763 31.7% 4 $940 $11,859 6/2/89
202 The Time Guardian Hemd $3,748 29.6% 2 $1,874 $12,682 8/4/89
203 Hit List NL $3,195 70.0% 3 $1,065 $4,564 3/3/89
204 Catch Me If You Can (1989) MCE $2,580 70.0% 4 $645 $3,686 7/28/89
Totals and Averages (204 Movies):
Totals:$667,739,42116.2%--$4,124,392,623-
Averages:$3,273,23216.2%714$4,587$20,217,611-
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