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1989 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of Movies Released Wide in 1989

#1–100 - #101–116
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersWide
1BatmanWB$251,188,9242,201$40,489,7462,1946/23
2Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadePar.$197,171,8062,327$29,355,0212,3275/24
3Lethal Weapon 2WB$147,253,9861,830$20,388,8001,8037/7
4Look Who's TalkingTriS$140,088,8131,651$12,107,7841,20810/13
5Honey, I Shrunk the KidsBV$130,724,1721,498$14,262,9611,3716/23
6Back to the Future Part IIUni.$118,450,0022,107$27,835,1251,86511/22
7Ghostbusters IICol.$112,494,7382,410$29,472,8942,4106/16
8ParenthoodUni.$100,047,8301,399$10,506,4501,2628/2
9Dead Poets SocietyBV$95,860,1161,109$340,45686/9
10When Harry Met Sally...Col.$92,823,5461,174$1,094,453417/21
11The War of the RosesFox$86,888,5461,559$9,488,7941,25912/8
12The Little MermaidBV$84,355,8631,533$6,031,91499411/17
13Steel MagnoliasTriS$83,759,0911,372$5,425,44048011/24
14Christmas VacationWB$71,319,5261,950$11,750,2031,74412/1
15Turner & HoochBV$71,079,9151,888$12,211,0421,8777/28
16Uncle BuckUni.$66,758,5381,835$8,794,5011,8048/18
17Field of DreamsUni.$64,431,6251,100$531,346225/5
18Tango & CashWB$63,408,6141,575$6,628,9181,40912/22
19Harlem NightsPar.$60,864,8702,180$16,096,8082,18011/17
20Sea of LoveUni.$58,571,5131,439$10,017,8401,2469/15
21Pet SemataryPar.$57,469,4671,585$12,046,1791,5854/21
22BeachesBV$57,041,8661,122$198,36171/13
23The AbyssFox$54,222,3101,538$9,319,7971,5338/11
24Star Trek V: The Final FrontierPar.$52,210,0492,202$17,375,6482,2026/9
25Major LeaguePar.$49,797,1481,615$8,836,2651,5414/7
26See No Evil, Hear No EvilTriS$46,908,9871,686$7,098,7411,6775/12
27Black RainPar.$46,212,0551,760$9,677,1021,6109/22
28AlwaysUni.$43,858,7901,206$3,713,4801,01612/22
29K-9Uni.$43,247,6471,706$7,471,0351,6774/28
30Three FugitivesBV$40,586,8861,374$6,434,7171,1531/27
31Bill & Ted's Excellent AdventureOrion$40,485,0391,321$6,167,6511,1962/17
32The Karate Kid Part IIICol.$38,956,2881,569$10,364,5441,5606/30
33The 'BurbsUni.$36,601,9931,956$11,101,1971,9522/17
34Fletch LivesUni.$35,150,9601,512$8,045,7601,4793/17
35Dangerous LiaisonsWB$34,670,720762$84,45132/24
36Licence to KillUA$34,667,0151,587$8,774,7761,5757/14
37Mississippi BurningOrion$34,603,9431,134$225,03491/27
38The Accidental TouristWB$32,632,093954$97,57831/6
39Lean on MeWB$31,906,4541,107$5,032,6058943/3
40The BearTriS$31,753,8981,056$3,676,53085810/27
41Weekend at Bernie'sFox$30,218,3871,139$4,506,0861,1347/7
42Road HouseUA$30,050,0281,935$5,957,6561,9275/19
43Peter Pan (Re-issue) (1989)BV$29,445,1311,533$5,611,7851,4757/14
44The Dream TeamUni.$28,890,2401,459$5,704,8601,3164/7
45All Dogs Go to HeavenUA$27,100,0271,591$4,712,8341,57711/17
46A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream ChildNL$22,168,3591,902$8,115,1761,9028/11
47DadUni.$22,103,0371,188$540,14810711/10
48Lock UpTriS$22,099,8471,384$6,025,5201,3828/4
49CousinsPar.$22,026,369747$3,039,8055352/17
50The Rescuers (Re-issue) (1989)BV$21,215,8691,482$3,609,1171,4463/17
51Say AnythingFox$20,781,3851,113$4,058,4961,1134/14
52An Innocent ManBV$20,047,6041,561$5,700,0001,56110/6
53The Fly IIFox$20,021,3221,528$6,751,3711,5242/10
54Skin DeepFox$19,674,8521,062$2,460,2624893/10
55BlazeBV$19,131,246970$1,739,70190912/15
56Her AlibiWB$18,699,0371,429$5,037,0471,4292/3
57Casualties of WarCol.$18,671,3171,487$5,201,2611,4878/18
58PrancerOrion$18,587,1351,728$2,914,4861,71311/17
59The Fabulous Baker BoysFox$18,428,904860$3,313,81585810/13
60ShockerUni.$16,554,6991,795$4,510,9901,78310/27
61Chances AreTriS$16,278,5901,190$3,664,3868373/10
62No Holds BarredNL$16,093,6511,327$4,957,0521,3186/2
63Next of KinWB$15,942,6281,358$4,805,5161,35810/20
64LeviathanMGM$15,704,6141,393$5,029,1641,3933/17
65She-DevilOrion$15,351,4211,452$3,509,6471,40312/8
66KickboxerCan.$14,697,005973$4,134,0989739/8
67Friday the 13th Part VIIIPar.$14,343,9761,683$6,251,3101,6837/28
68The WizardUni.$14,278,9001,204$2,142,5251,15512/15
69Great Balls of Fire!Orion$13,741,0601,417$3,807,9861,4176/30
70Family BusinessTriS$12,195,6951,230$2,130,0241,20112/15
71Pink CadillacWB$12,143,4841,993$4,408,5931,9935/26
72She's Out of ControlCol.$12,065,892987$3,653,1429874/14
73Halloween 5Gal.$11,642,2541,495$5,093,4281,48310/13
74Gross AnatomyBV$11,604,5981,080$2,830,38785310/20
75Police Academy 6: City Under SiegeWB$11,567,2171,627$4,032,4801,6273/10
76Young EinsteinWB$11,536,5991,217$3,094,5811,2178/4
77Who's Harry Crumb?TriS$10,982,3641,198$3,862,7191,1972/3
78We're No AngelsPar.$10,555,3481,495$2,047,6301,23912/15
79CyborgCan.$10,166,459830$3,179,8118304/7
80Criminal LawHemd$9,974,4461,166$2,636,0911,1664/28
81RenegadesUni.$9,015,1641,627$3,075,0301,6276/2
82True BelieverCol.$8,742,750897$3,009,6928972/17
83Troop Beverly HillsCol.$8,508,843964$2,283,4439643/24
84CheetahBV$8,153,6771,321$2,636,1181,3108/18
85Deepstar SixTriS$8,143,2251,118$3,306,3201,1171/13
86Dead BangWB$8,125,5921,073$2,847,6901,0733/24
87Dead CalmWB$7,825,009959$2,463,5519594/7
88Disorganized CrimeBV$7,723,5061,462$2,840,1661,4624/14
89Johnny HandsomeTriS$7,237,794813$2,437,6428129/29
90RelentlessNL$6,985,999836$2,838,1778359/1
91Shag: The MovieHemd$6,957,975850$2,029,4968507/21
92UHFOrion$6,157,1571,295$2,251,8311,2957/21
93Immediate FamilyCol.$5,932,613836$1,675,34483610/27
94Dream a Little DreamVest$5,552,4411,019$2,568,9631,0193/3
95Second SightWB$5,368,865815$2,156,74281511/3
96Let It RidePar.$4,973,2851,191$1,925,0491,1918/18
97See You in the MorningWB$4,795,009743$1,832,5367434/21
98The January ManMGM$4,611,062883$1,716,4428761/13
99Staying TogetherHemd$4,348,0251,045$2,020,7771,04511/10
100Listen to MeCol.$4,299,0231,306$1,789,7591,3065/5
Summary of 116 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,828,088,870----
Averages:$33,000,766----
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