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1987 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of Movies Released Wide in 1987

#1–100 - #101–121
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersWide
1Three Men and a BabyBV$167,780,9601,813$10,384,3921,00611/25
2Fatal AttractionPar.$156,645,6931,401$7,602,7407589/18
3Beverly Hills Cop IIPar.$153,665,0362,326$26,348,5552,3265/20
4PlatoonOrion$138,530,5651,564$241,08062/6
5The UntouchablesPar.$76,270,4541,501$10,023,0941,0126/5
6The Secret of My SuccessUni.$66,995,8791,346$7,766,4521,3364/10
7StakeoutBV$65,673,2331,364$5,170,4039518/7
8Lethal WeaponWB$65,207,1271,420$6,829,9491,2563/6
9The Witches of EastwickWB$63,766,5101,337$9,454,2381,1036/12
10Dirty DancingVest$63,446,3821,012$3,900,0009758/21
11PredatorFox$59,735,5481,636$12,031,6381,6236/12
12Throw Momma From the TrainOrion$57,915,9721,623$7,318,8781,47712/11
13DragnetUni.$57,387,5161,343$10,542,6691,3376/26
14La BambaCol.$54,215,4161,251$5,651,9901,2517/24
15RobocopOrion$53,424,6811,601$8,008,7211,5807/17
16Outrageous FortuneBV$52,864,7411,316$6,404,7831,0811/30
17Broadcast NewsFox$51,249,404848$197,542712/25
18The Living DaylightsUA$51,185,8971,728$11,051,2841,7287/31
19Eddie Murphy RawPar.$50,504,6551,494$9,077,3241,39112/18
20Planes, Trains and AutomobilesPar.$49,530,2801,684$7,009,4821,11811/25
21Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Re-issue) (1987)BV$46,594,2121,729$7,514,7491,7297/17
22Full Metal JacketWB$46,357,6761,075$2,217,3072157/10
23A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream WarriorsNL$44,793,2221,383$8,880,5551,3432/27
24Wall StreetFox$43,848,069989$4,104,61173012/11
25MannequinFox$42,721,196978$6,001,2089322/13
26RoxanneCol.$40,050,8841,124$4,582,3988476/19
27Blind DateTriS$39,321,7151,390$7,531,2731,2513/27
28The Running ManTriS$38,122,1051,694$8,117,4651,69211/13
29SpaceballsMGM$38,119,4831,389$6,613,8371,3846/26
30Summer SchoolPar.$35,659,0981,366$6,012,2741,3667/24
31No Way OutOrion$35,509,5151,130$4,259,4608068/14
32Like Father, Like SonTriS$34,377,5851,277$7,189,4521,16710/2
33Adventures in BabysittingBV$34,368,4751,148$2,901,2971,1267/3
34Cinderella (1987 re-issue)BV$34,101,1491,657$5,165,8811,64611/20
35* batteries not includedUni.$32,945,7971,367$3,326,5301,32812/18
36The Lost BoysWB$32,222,5671,249$5,236,3181,0277/31
37Can't Buy Me LoveBV$31,623,8331,283$4,754,7321,2568/14
38NutsWB$30,950,0021,112$4,606,08353612/11
39The Princess BrideFox$30,857,814803$206,243910/9
40Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in ParadiseFox$30,063,2891,358$7,900,8791,3517/10
41Harry and the HendersonsUni.$29,760,6131,424$4,154,7401,4186/5
42HoosiersOrion$28,607,5241,048$220,068302/27
43Police Academy 4: Citizens on PatrolWB$28,061,3431,750$8,482,4871,7504/3
44OverboardMGM$26,713,1871,135$1,880,0061,12612/18
45Baby BoomUA$26,712,476892$1,357,41319510/30
46InnerspaceWB$25,893,8101,603$4,739,9131,6037/3
47Tin MenBV$25,411,386798$187,38193/13
48Black WidowFox$25,205,460754$3,426,8317352/6
49Ernest Goes to CampBV$23,509,3821,541$6,171,9571,5415/22
50Crimes of the HeartDEG$22,905,522685$1,402,9212461/23
51Raising ArizonaFox$22,847,564697$36,24014/17
52Benji the HuntedBV$22,257,6241,188$21,53016/19
53Empire of the SunWB$22,238,696673$1,314,50922512/25
54Jaws IV: The RevengeUni.$20,763,0131,611$7,154,8901,6067/17
55Hello AgainBV$20,419,4461,207$5,712,8921,20111/6
56Critical ConditionPar.$20,240,5021,343$5,715,7011,3431/16
57The PrincipalTriS$19,734,9401,196$4,297,7101,1969/18
58SuspectTriS$18,782,4001,029$4,152,0151,02910/23
59The BelieversOrion$18,753,4381,548$4,342,7321,5346/12
60Some Kind of WonderfulPar.$18,553,9481,082$3,486,7011,0822/27
61Project X (1987)Fox$18,532,2861,025$3,309,9851,0224/17
62The Big EasyCol.$17,685,3071,219$353,259328/28
63The Aristocats (Re-issue) (1987)BV$17,452,6581,491$3,168,0711,4804/10
64Born in East L.A.Uni.$17,355,2631,112$4,359,0401,1128/21
65Masters of the UniverseCan.$17,336,3701,185$4,883,1681,1858/7
66The MissionWB$17,218,023730$40,36612/6
67Angel HeartTriS$17,185,632819$3,688,7218153/6
68BurglarWB$16,337,3551,019$4,509,7541,0193/20
69Over the TopWB$16,057,5801,758$5,149,2001,7582/13
70Superman IV: The Quest for PeaceWB$15,681,0201,511$5,683,1221,5117/24
71Flowers in the AtticNW$15,151,7361,095$5,020,3171,05111/20
72HellraiserNW$14,564,0271,104$4,453,2321,0979/18
73IshtarCol.$14,375,1811,139$4,331,8171,1395/15
74Prince of DarknessUni.$14,182,4921,239$4,657,4011,23910/23
75Creepshow 2NW$14,000,0001,012$3,584,0778675/1
76Hamburger HillPar.$13,839,404814$3,360,7058148/28
77The GateNCeV$13,539,4581,148$4,258,0631,1395/15
78The Pick-Up ArtistFox$13,290,3681,132$4,455,5161,1299/18
79Back to the BeachPar.$13,110,9031,080$3,265,6601,0808/7
80The Bedroom WindowDEG$12,640,385934$2,919,6579301/16
81The Fourth ProtocolLori$12,423,8311,061$3,636,8311,0618/28
82Less Than ZeroFox$12,396,383871$3,008,98787111/6
83Fatal BeautyMGM$12,046,5261,117$2,693,7141,11710/30
84Extreme PrejudiceTriS$11,307,8441,071$3,498,9571,0714/24
85Light of DayTriS$10,489,6171,041$3,536,3091,0412/6
86Someone to Watch Over MeCol.$10,278,549894$2,908,79689210/9
87The HiddenNL$9,747,9881,045$2,492,6181,04510/30
88From the HipDEG$9,518,342971$2,645,4379702/6
89Teen Wolf TooAtl$7,888,7031,540$2,709,1601,54011/20
90House IINW$7,800,0001,069$2,573,9341,0698/28
91Wanted: Dead or AliveNW$7,555,0001,032$2,845,8361,0171/16
92WitchboardPEC$7,369,3731,068$95,435153/13
93Who's That GirlWB$7,305,209944$2,548,2059448/7
94Hiding OutDEG$7,019,441988$2,062,12098811/6
95Death Wish 4: The CrackdownCan.$6,880,3101,030$2,466,5571,03011/6
96The Chipmunk AdventureGold.$6,804,312916$2,584,7209165/22
97AssassinationCan.$6,075,7931,000$2,787,4491,0001/9
98WisdomFox$5,715,174791$1,994,1977881/2
99SurrenderWB$5,711,9761,067$2,256,5571,06710/9
100NadineTriS$5,669,831760$2,188,8577608/7
Summary of 121 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,315,662,985----
Averages:$27,402,173----
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