Domestic Box Office For Summer 1989

Summer 1989 runs May 5-Sep 2

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Batman$239,202,2012,201$251,188,924Jun 23Warner Bros.
2Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$190,057,6702,327$197,171,806May 24Paramount Pictures
3Lethal Weapon 2$132,178,2541,830$147,253,986Jul 7Warner Bros.
4Honey, I Shrunk the Kids$119,425,3541,498$130,724,172Jun 23Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
5Ghostbusters II$110,091,3042,410$112,494,738Jun 16Columbia Pictures
6Dead Poets Society$86,681,0821,109$95,860,116Jun 2Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
7When Harry Met Sally...$68,451,3441,174$92,823,546Jul 14Columbia Pictures
8Parenthood$65,235,4851,399$100,047,830Aug 2Universal Pictures
9Field of Dreams$61,496,1831,100$64,431,625Apr 21Universal Pictures
10Turner & Hooch$57,703,6721,888$71,079,915Jul 28Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
11Star Trek V: The Final Frontier$52,210,0492,202$52,210,049Jun 9Paramount Pictures
12See No Evil, Hear No Evil$46,908,9871,686$46,908,987May 12TriStar Pictures
13The Abyss$41,674,4321,538$54,222,310Aug 11Twentieth Century Fox
14The Karate Kid Part III$38,956,2881,569$38,956,288Jun 30Columbia Pictures
15Uncle Buck$35,908,8761,835$66,758,538Aug 18Universal Pictures
16License to Kill$34,667,0151,587$34,667,015Jul 14United Artists
17K-9$33,422,2871,706$43,247,647Apr 28Universal Pictures
18Pet Sematary$30,572,7391,585$57,469,467Apr 21Paramount Pictures
19Weekend at Bernie's$30,218,3871,139$30,218,387Jul 7Twentieth Century Fox
20Road House$30,050,0281,935$30,050,028May 19United Artists
21Peter Pan
1989 Re-release
$29,445,1311,533$29,445,131Jul 14Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
22Do the Right Thing$27,545,445534$27,545,445Jun 30Universal Pictures
23Lock Up$22,099,8471,384$22,099,847Aug 4TriStar Pictures
24A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child$19,262,6111,902$22,168,359Aug 11New Line Cinema
25Major League$17,421,7491,615$49,797,148Apr 7Paramount Pictures
26No Holds Barred$16,093,6511,327$16,093,651Jun 2New Line Cinema
27Casualties of War$14,727,6431,487$18,671,317Aug 18Columbia Pictures
28Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan$14,343,9761,683$14,343,976Jul 28Paramount Pictures
29Rain Man$14,010,7881,590$172,825,435Dec 16Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
30Great Balls of Fire!$13,741,0601,417$13,741,060Jun 30Orion Pictures
31Pink Cadillac$12,143,4841,993$12,143,484May 26Warner Bros.
32Young Einstein$11,536,5991,217$11,536,599Aug 4Warner Bros.
33The Dream Team$9,153,7201,459$28,890,240Apr 7Universal Pictures
34Renegades$9,015,1641,627$9,015,164Jun 2Universal Pictures
35Sex, Lies, and Videotape$8,686,146534$24,741,667Aug 4Miramax
36Cheetah$8,153,6771,321$8,153,677Aug 18Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
37Say Anything$7,943,8511,113$20,781,385Apr 14Twentieth Century Fox
38Scandal$7,928,442371$8,800,000Apr 28Miramax
39Shag$6,957,975850$6,957,975Jul 21Hemdale
40Criminal Law$6,521,5681,166$9,974,446Apr 28Hemdale
41UHF$6,157,1571,295$6,157,157Jul 21Orion Pictures
42The Package$5,204,682460$10,647,219Aug 25Orion Pictures
43Let It Ride$4,973,2851,191$4,973,285Aug 18Paramount Pictures
44Twins$4,405,2511,659$111,938,388Dec 9Universal Pictures
45Listen to Me$4,299,0231,306$4,299,023May 5Columbia Pictures
46Beaches$4,264,7741,122$57,041,866Dec 23Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
47Earth Girls Are Easy$3,916,303317$3,916,303May 12Vestron Pictures
48Relentless$3,701,447836$6,985,999Sep 1New Line Cinema
49Millennium$3,614,485488$5,777,099Aug 25Twentieth Century Fox
50She's Out of Control$3,239,096987$12,065,892Apr 14Columbia Pictures
51Rude Awakening$3,169,719953$3,169,719Aug 18Orion Pictures
52Fright Night Part 2$2,983,784161$2,983,784May 19New Century
53The Adventures of Milo and Otis$2,948,215239$2,948,215Aug 25Columbia Pictures
54Dangerous Liaisons$2,759,867762$34,670,720Dec 23Warner Bros.
55The Adventures of Baron Munchausen$2,359,031120$8,083,123Mar 10Columbia Pictures
56Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills$2,156,47176$2,156,471Jun 2Cinecom Pictures
57Pelle the Conqueror$1,984,45242$2,053,931Dec 21Miramax
58Loverboy$1,870,5361,089$3,960,327Apr 28TriStar Pictures
59Cookie$1,869,41782$1,869,417Aug 25Warner Bros.
60Miss Firecracker$1,784,921211$1,852,655Apr 28Corsair Pictures
61How I Got Into College$1,642,239743$1,642,239May 19Twentieth Century Fox
62Working Girl$1,486,9981,149$63,779,477Dec 23Twentieth Century Fox
63Babar: The Movie$1,305,187510$1,305,187Jul 28New Line Cinema
64Little Vera$1,224,30523$1,262,598Apr 14-
65High Hopes$1,150,37525$1,192,322Feb 24Skouras Pictures
66Miracle Mile$1,145,404143$1,145,404May 19Hemdale
67See You in the Morning$1,127,419743$4,795,009Apr 21Warner Bros.
68Heart of Dixie$1,097,333359$1,097,333Aug 25Orion Pictures
69Wired$1,089,000745$1,089,000Aug 25Taurus Entertainment Company
70Getting It Right$960,38544$960,385May 5-
71Little Monsters$793,775179$793,775Aug 25United Artists
72The Horror Show$774,910444$1,738,897Apr 28Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
73Vampire's Kiss$725,13145$725,131Jun 2Hemdale
74Wuthering Heights$604,4447$624,643Apr 7The Samuel Goldwyn Company
75Mississippi Burning$587,6451,134$34,603,943Dec 9Orion Pictures
76Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives!$536,508402$536,508Aug 18-
77Shirley Valentine$362,1708$6,056,912Sep 1Paramount Pictures
78Crusoe$303,00425$315,421Mar 31Island Pictures
79Distant Voices, Still Lives$295,09722$688,329Jul 28Avenue Pictures Productions
80Powwow Highway$269,22414$283,747Feb 24Warner Bros.
81For Queen & Country$191,05133$191,051May 19Atlantic Releasing Corporation
82Me and Him$78,8145$78,814Aug 4Columbia Pictures
83The Music Teacher$28,96019$1,086,894Jul 7Orion Classics
84Weapons of the Spirit$23,2254$232,981Sep 1First Run
85Romero$18,82751$1,316,495Aug 25Four Square
86The Time Guardian$12,6822$12,682Aug 4Hemdale
87Checking Out$12,2308$30,877Apr 21Warner Bros.
88Far from Home$11,8594$11,859Jun 2Vestron Pictures
89Catch Me If You Can$3,6864$3,686Jul 28-