Domestic Box Office For Summer 1986

Summer 1986 runs May 2-Aug 30

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Top Gun$132,351,0931,531$176,781,728May 16Paramount Pictures
2The Karate Kid Part II$99,433,7631,610$115,103,979Jun 20Columbia Pictures
3Back to School$80,706,9791,751$91,258,000Jun 13Orion Pictures
4Aliens$67,160,0271,454$85,160,248Jul 18Twentieth Century Fox
5Ferris Bueller's Day Off$61,046,0431,330$70,136,369Jun 11Paramount Pictures
6Ruthless People$59,686,2621,114$71,624,879Jun 27Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
7Legal Eagles$49,851,5911,248$49,851,591Jun 20Universal Pictures
8Cobra$49,042,2242,131$49,042,224May 23Warner Bros.
9Poltergeist II: The Other Side$40,996,6651,599$40,996,665May 23Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
10Short Circuit$40,697,7611,310$40,697,761May 9TriStar Pictures
11Running Scared$38,500,7261,376$38,500,726Jun 27Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
12About Last Night$32,780,664887$38,702,310Jul 4TriStar Pictures
13Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives$29,098,7921,610$19,472,057Aug 1Paramount Pictures
14The Great Mouse Detective$25,336,7941,198$25,336,794Jul 4Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
15Heartburn$25,314,189850$25,314,189Jul 25Paramount Pictures
16The Fly$23,637,7961,201$40,456,565Aug 15Twentieth Century Fox
17Nothing in Common$22,600,227980$32,324,557Aug 1TriStar Pictures
18Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling$18,034,1501,203$18,034,150May 2Columbia Pictures
19Raw Deal$16,209,4591,733$16,209,459Jun 6De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
20Flight of the Navigator$15,831,0361,024$18,564,613Jul 30Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
21Howard the Duck$14,964,6381,563$16,295,774Aug 1Universal Pictures
22Psycho III$14,481,6061,408$14,481,606Jul 4Universal Pictures
23Sweet Liberty$14,205,0211,238$14,205,021May 16Universal Pictures
24Stand by Me$13,255,266848$52,287,414Aug 8Columbia Pictures
25Labyrinth$12,729,9171,141$12,729,917Jun 27TriStar Pictures
26Armed and Dangerous$12,600,4101,557$15,945,534Aug 15Columbia Pictures
27Club Paradise$12,308,5211,186$12,308,521Jul 11Warner Bros.
28One Crazy Summer$11,727,383984$13,431,806Aug 8Warner Bros.
29The Money Pit$11,500,8291,193$37,499,651Mar 28Universal Pictures
30Big Trouble in Little China$11,100,0001,092$11,100,000Jul 4Twentieth Century Fox
31Under the Cherry Moon$10,090,429976$10,090,429Jul 4Warner Bros.
32SpaceCamp$9,697,7391,024$9,697,739Jun 6Twentieth Century Fox
33Manhunter$8,620,929779$8,620,929Aug 15De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
34Haunted Honeymoon$8,033,3971,047$8,033,397Jul 25Orion Pictures
35Maximum Overdrive$7,433,6631,198$7,433,663Jul 25De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
36Extremities$7,191,451696$13,418,091Aug 22Atlantic Releasing Corporation
37Critters$7,188,672633$13,167,232Apr 11New Line Cinema
38She's Gotta Have It$7,137,5021$7,137,502Aug 8Island Pictures
39Blue City$6,947,7871,050$6,947,787May 2Paramount Pictures
40Police Academy 3: Back in Training$6,643,6851,788$43,579,163Mar 21Warner Bros.
41Legend$6,409,4471,187$15,502,112Apr 18Universal Pictures
42Pretty in Pink$6,332,0371,117$40,471,663Feb 28Paramount Pictures
43The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2$6,245,5661,474$8,025,872Aug 22Cannon Film Distributors
44A Fine Mess$6,029,8241,162$6,029,824Aug 8Columbia Pictures
45My Little Pony: The Movie$5,958,4561,003$5,958,456Jun 6De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
46Gung Ho$5,870,1811,175$36,611,610Mar 14Paramount Pictures
47The Transformers: The Movie$5,578,202990$5,849,647Aug 8De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
48Out of Bounds$5,099,3161,207$5,099,316Jul 25Columbia Pictures
49Vamp$4,941,1171,104$4,941,117Jul 18New World Pictures
50Invaders from Mars$4,884,6631,212$4,884,663Jun 6Cannon Film Distributors
51American Anthem$4,845,724900$4,845,724Jun 27Columbia Pictures
52Fire with Fire$4,636,1691,000$4,636,169May 9Paramount Pictures
53Hannah and Her Sisters$4,254,994761$35,392,203Feb 7Orion Pictures
54No Retreat, No Surrender$3,978,884371$4,662,137May 2New World Pictures
55Wise Guys$3,962,338424$8,475,466Apr 18Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
56The Manhattan Project$3,900,000834$3,900,000Jun 13Twentieth Century Fox
57Down and Out in Beverly Hills$3,689,9741,084$62,134,225Jan 31Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
58Murphy's Law$2,727,7591,260$9,947,631Apr 18Cannon Film Distributors
59Born American$2,622,9551,071$3,388,020Aug 29-
60Dangerously Close$2,390,525827$2,390,525May 9Cannon Film Distributors
61The Color Purple$2,372,1591,109$94,175,854Dec 20Warner Bros.
62Violets Are Blue...$2,314,767654$4,743,287Apr 11Columbia Pictures
63Turtle Diary$2,108,02140$2,156,772Feb 14The Samuel Goldwyn Company
64At Close Range$2,091,29683$2,347,000Apr 18Orion Pictures
65Three Men and a Cradle$2,012,87232$2,052,466Apr 25The Samuel Goldwyn Company
66Jake Speed$1,943,751795$1,943,751May 30New World Pictures
67Bullies$1,867,3651,005$2,995,527Aug 29Universal Pictures
68Pirates$1,641,8251,108$1,641,825Jul 18Cannon Film Distributors
69Shanghai Surprise$871,508401$2,315,683Aug 29Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
70Night of the Creeps$591,36670$591,366Aug 22TriStar Pictures
71Desert Bloom$380,03215$416,393Apr 18Columbia Pictures
72The Boy Who Could Fly$344,654664$7,177,431Aug 15Twentieth Century Fox
73Touch and Go$186,691201$1,254,040Aug 22TriStar Pictures
74Mona Lisa$156,595162$5,794,184Jun 13Island Pictures