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1990 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of Movies Released Wide in 1990

#1–100 - #101–119
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersWide
1Home AloneFox$285,761,2432,173$17,081,9971,20211/16
2GhostPar.$217,631,3061,766$12,191,5401,1017/13
3Dances with WolvesOrion$184,208,8481,636$598,2571411/23
4Pretty WomanBV$178,406,2681,811$11,280,5911,3253/23
5Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesNL$135,265,9152,377$25,398,3672,0063/30
6The Hunt for Red OctoberPar.$122,012,6431,817$17,161,8351,2253/2
7Total RecallSony$119,394,8402,131$25,533,7002,0606/1
8Die Hard 2: Die HarderFox$117,540,9472,507$21,744,6612,5077/6
9Driving Miss DaisyWB$106,593,2961,668$73,74531/26
10Dick TracyBV$103,738,7262,332$22,543,9112,3326/15
11Kindergarten CopUni.$91,457,6881,937$7,918,5601,83312/22
12Back to the Future Part IIIUni.$87,727,5832,070$19,089,6452,0195/25
13Presumed InnocentWB$86,303,1881,451$11,718,9811,3497/27
14Days of ThunderPar.$82,670,7332,307$15,490,4452,3076/29
15Another 48 HRS.Par.$80,818,9742,721$19,475,5592,7216/8
16Three Men and a Little LadyBV$71,609,3211,614$13,774,6421,28111/21
17Bird on a WireUni.$70,978,0122,008$15,338,1601,9445/18
18Born on the Fourth of JulyUni.$70,001,6981,434$172,02151/5
19The Godfather Part IIIPar.$66,666,0621,922$19,558,5581,90112/25
20FlatlinersCol.$61,489,2651,483$10,034,6851,3198/10
21MiseryCol.$61,276,8721,370$10,076,8341,24411/30
22Edward ScissorhandsFox$56,362,3521,372$159,622212/14
23Problem ChildUni.$53,470,8911,769$10,026,9001,7147/27
24ArachnophobiaBV$53,208,1802,005$8,045,7601,4797/20
25Look Who's Talking TooTriS$47,789,0741,647$8,100,6401,57612/14
26Hard to KillWB$47,410,8271,508$9,213,6311,3012/9
27GoodfellasWB$46,836,2141,328$6,368,9011,0709/19
28Marked for DeathFox$46,044,3961,974$11,790,0471,96810/5
29Robocop 2Orion$45,681,1731,806$14,145,4111,7686/22
30The Jungle Book (re-issue) (1990)BV$44,645,6191,923$7,708,0291,9017/13
31Young Guns IIFox$44,143,4101,770$8,017,4381,7708/3
32Gremlins 2: The New BatchWB$41,482,2072,155$9,702,8042,0756/15
33Rocky VUA$40,946,3582,106$14,073,1702,05311/16
34Joe Versus the VolcanoWB$39,404,2611,802$9,252,2321,8023/9
35Postcards from the EdgeCol.$39,071,6031,323$7,871,8561,0139/14
36MermaidsOrion$35,419,3971,154$3,514,67892012/14
37DarkmanUni.$33,878,5021,833$8,054,8601,7868/24
38Air AmericaTriS$31,053,6011,902$8,064,4801,9028/10
39Predator 2Fox$30,669,4131,978$8,784,9431,95011/21
40Pacific HeightsFox$29,381,9561,291$6,912,6371,2789/28
41Child's Play 2Uni.$28,501,6052,017$10,718,5201,99611/9
42The Rescuers Down UnderBV$27,931,4611,487$3,499,8191,23011/16
43Internal AffairsPar.$27,734,391986$5,043,5169751/12
44Cadillac ManOrion$27,627,3101,878$6,712,0791,8265/18
45Memphis BelleWB$27,441,9771,368$5,026,8461,08710/12
46GloryTriS$26,828,365811$63,66132/16
47House PartyNL$26,385,627700$4,611,0245203/23
48Jacob's LadderTriS$26,118,8511,264$7,500,7601,05211/2
49The Exorcist IIIFox$26,098,8241,414$9,312,2191,2888/17
50Navy SealsOrion$25,069,1011,355$6,543,8321,3417/20
51Ernest Goes to JailBV$25,029,5691,956$6,143,3721,9434/6
52Ghost DadUni.$24,707,6331,221$4,803,4801,2136/29
53My Blue HeavenWB$23,591,4721,868$6,207,0921,8598/17
54The Russia HouseMGM$22,997,992768$4,435,65071712/22
55The First PowerOrion$22,424,1951,336$5,677,7151,3324/6
56The Rookie (1990)WB$21,633,8741,862$5,510,0561,86212/7
57The FreshmanTriS$21,460,6011,044$205,87667/27
58The Adventures of Ford FairlaneFox$21,413,5021,263$6,374,3911,2457/13
59Quigley Down UnderMGM$21,413,1051,094$3,853,14999610/19
60MadhouseOrion$21,036,7711,555$5,240,8161,5522/16
61Jetsons: The MovieUni.$20,305,8411,566$5,029,6401,5627/6
62StellaBV$20,240,1281,393$4,311,6561,0332/2
63Taking Care of BusinessBV$20,005,4351,176$3,620,0541,0748/17
64Betsy's WeddingBV$19,740,0701,058$4,662,4881,0486/22
65Duck Tales: The MovieBV$18,115,7241,558$3,870,3661,5498/3
66Sibling RivalryCol.$17,854,9331,455$4,017,9301,44810/26
67White PalaceUni.$17,487,531892$1,078,6979910/26
68The Guardian (1990)Uni.$17,037,8871,736$5,565,6201,6844/27
69Death WarrantMGM$16,853,4871,090$5,019,9021,0899/14
70TremorsUni.$16,667,0841,477$3,731,5201,4721/19
71Tales From the Darkside: The MoviePar.$16,324,5731,535$5,028,0961,5355/4
72Men at WorkTriu$16,247,9641,035$3,184,3119628/24
73I Love You to DeathTriS$16,186,7931,095$4,014,6401,0724/6
74AvalonTriu$15,740,796635$226,613710/19
75The Bonfire of the VanitiesWB$15,691,1921,395$4,216,0631,37312/22
76RevengeCol.$15,645,6161,382$6,086,6721,3792/16
77Reversal of FortuneWB$15,445,131661$176,985711/9
78Mr. DestinyBV$15,379,2531,025$2,991,60572710/12
79Spaced InvadersBV$15,369,5731,845$4,474,3361,8214/27
80Quick ChangeWB$15,260,1541,596$4,700,9601,5967/13
81Fire BirdsBV$14,760,4512,006$6,358,7612,0065/25
82Wild at HeartGold.$14,560,247625$2,913,7645328/31
83The Lord of the FliesCol.$13,985,225919$4,410,4578883/16
84Crazy PeoplePar.$13,236,5131,389$3,357,8001,3894/13
85Bad InfluenceTriu$12,626,0431,300$3,822,0191,2983/9
86Graveyard ShiftPar.$11,582,8911,603$5,082,3001,60310/26
87Pump Up the VolumeNL$11,541,758821$1,601,4897998/24
88Opportunity KnocksUni.$11,359,1291,275$3,512,6251,2753/30
89Q & ATriS$11,207,891923$2,816,6059124/27
90Wild OrchidTriu$11,060,485822$2,622,6378194/27
91Nuns on the RunFox$10,959,015702$658,835763/30
92Narrow MarginTriS$10,873,2371,253$3,628,0601,1329/21
93The WitchesWB$10,360,553879$2,221,4028798/24
94Adventures of Milo and Otis (Re-issue)Col.$10,351,534915$1,708,9159146/15
95The Two JakesPar.$10,005,9691,206$3,729,1491,2068/10
96Miami BluesOrion$9,888,167833$3,002,9978324/20
97HavanaUni.$9,243,140835$2,175,36082412/14
98NightbreedFox$8,862,3541,488$3,708,9181,4882/16
99Cry-BabyUni.$8,266,3431,236$3,004,9051,2294/6
100Blue SteelMGM$8,217,9971,307$2,895,7441,3073/16
Summary of 119 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$4,360,472,758----
Averages:$36,642,628----
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