Above the Law

A former Special Operations Vietnam vet works as a Chicago cop, and uncovers C.I.A. wrongdoing.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Runtime1 hr 39 min
Opening Weekend$2,037,938
350 theaters
GenresAction Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Release Date (Wide)Apr 8, 1988 (Apr 22, 1988)
Widest Release868 theaters
In Release268 days/38 weeks
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Apr 8-108$2,037,938-350-$5,822$2,037,9381
Apr 15-1711$1,619,679-20.5%350-$4,627$4,351,0142
Apr 22-244$3,199,779+97.6%868+518$3,686$8,153,3743
Apr 29-May 14$2,393,152-25.2%852-16$2,808$11,678,0564
May 6-86$1,447,785-39.5%822-30$1,761$13,975,0325
May 13-157$1,163,275-19.7%738-84$1,576$15,749,5976
May 20-227$1,147,184-1.4%715-23$1,604$17,450,6607
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