Domestic Box Office For 1987

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Beverly Hills Cop II$153,665,0362,326$153,665,036May 20Paramount Pictures
2Platoon$136,772,8651,564$138,530,565Dec 19Orion Pictures
3Fatal Attraction$125,944,5731,401$156,645,693Sep 18Paramount Pictures
4The Untouchables$76,270,4541,501$76,270,454Jun 5Paramount Pictures
5Three Men and a Baby$70,801,6111,813$167,780,960Nov 25-
6The Secret of My Success$66,995,8791,346$66,995,879Apr 10Universal Pictures
7Stakeout$65,673,2331,364$65,673,233Aug 7-
8Lethal Weapon$65,207,1271,420$65,207,127Mar 6Warner Bros.
9The Witches of Eastwick$63,766,5101,337$63,766,510Jun 12Warner Bros.
10Predator$59,735,5481,636$59,735,548Jun 12Twentieth Century Fox
11Dragnet$57,387,5161,343$57,387,516Jun 26Universal Pictures
12La Bamba$54,215,4161,251$54,215,416Jul 24Columbia Pictures
13Crocodile Dundee$53,648,6121,495$174,803,506Sep 26Paramount Pictures
14RoboCop$53,424,6811,601$53,424,681Jul 17Orion Pictures
15Outrageous Fortune$52,864,7411,316$52,864,741Jan 30-
16Dirty Dancing$51,610,3851,012$63,446,382Aug 21Vestron Pictures
17The Living Daylights$51,185,8971,728$51,185,897Jul 31United Artists
18Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
1987 Re-release
$46,594,2121,729$46,594,212Jul 17-
19Full Metal Jacket$46,357,6761,075$46,357,676Jun 26Warner Bros.
20A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors$44,793,2221,383$44,793,222Feb 27New Line Cinema
21Mannequin$42,721,196978$42,721,196Feb 13Twentieth Century Fox
22Roxanne$40,050,8841,124$40,050,884Jun 19Columbia Pictures
23Blind Date$39,321,7151,390$39,321,715Mar 27TriStar Pictures
24Spaceballs$38,119,4831,389$38,119,483Jun 26Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
25Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$36,971,1141,956$109,713,132Nov 26Paramount Pictures
26The Golden Child$36,673,3551,714$79,817,937Dec 12Paramount Pictures
27Summer School$35,659,0981,366$35,659,098Jul 24Paramount Pictures
28No Way Out$35,509,5151,130$35,509,515Aug 14Orion Pictures
29Planes, Trains & Automobiles$35,049,1491,684$49,530,280Nov 25Paramount Pictures
30The Running Man$34,879,2671,694$38,122,105Nov 13TriStar Pictures
31Like Father Like Son$34,377,5851,277$34,377,585Oct 2TriStar Pictures
32Adventures in Babysitting$34,368,4751,148$34,368,475Jul 3-
33The Lost Boys$32,222,5671,249$32,222,567Jul 31Warner Bros.
34Can't Buy Me Love$31,623,8331,283$31,623,833Aug 14-
35The Princess Bride$30,857,814803$30,857,814Sep 25Twentieth Century Fox
36Throw Momma from the Train$30,715,2581,623$57,915,972Dec 11Orion Pictures
37Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise$30,063,2891,358$30,063,289Jul 10Twentieth Century Fox
38Harry and the Hendersons$29,760,6131,424$29,760,613Jun 5Universal Pictures
39Cinderella
1987 Re-release
$28,112,1071,657$34,101,149Nov 20-
40Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol$28,061,3431,750$28,061,343Apr 3Warner Bros.
41Eddie Murphy: Raw$26,939,7191,494$50,504,655Dec 18Paramount Pictures
42Baby Boom$26,712,476892$26,712,476Oct 9United Artists
43Innerspace$25,893,8101,603$25,893,810Jul 3Warner Bros.
44Tin Men$25,411,386798$25,411,386Mar 6-
45Black Widow$25,205,460754$25,205,460Feb 6Twentieth Century Fox
46Little Shop of Horrors$24,517,4191,183$38,748,395Dec 19Warner Bros.
47Hoosiers$23,556,9251,048$28,607,524Nov 14Orion Pictures
48Ernest Goes to Camp$23,509,3821,541$23,509,382May 22-
49Raising Arizona$22,847,564697$22,847,564Mar 13Twentieth Century Fox
50Nuts$22,797,9781,112$30,950,002Nov 20Warner Bros.
51Jaws: The Revenge$20,763,0131,611$20,763,013Jul 17Universal Pictures
52A Room with a View$20,569,616150$20,966,644Mar 7Cinecom Pictures
53Hello Again$20,419,4461,207$20,419,446Nov 6-
54Critical Condition$20,240,5021,343$20,240,502Jan 16Paramount Pictures
55Benji the Hunted$20,080,2561,188$22,257,624Jun 5-
56The Principal$19,734,9401,196$19,734,940Sep 18TriStar Pictures
57The Believers$18,753,4381,548$18,753,438Jun 12Orion Pictures
58Some Kind of Wonderful$18,553,9481,082$18,553,948Feb 27Paramount Pictures
59Project X$18,532,2861,025$18,532,286Apr 17Twentieth Century Fox
60Wall Street$18,012,690989$43,848,069Dec 11Twentieth Century Fox
61The Big Easy$17,685,3071,219$17,685,307Aug 21Columbia Pictures
62The Aristocats
1987 Re-release
$17,452,6581,491$17,452,658Apr 10-
63Suspect$17,422,1121,029$18,782,400Oct 23TriStar Pictures
64Born in East L.A.$17,355,2631,112$17,355,263Aug 21Universal Pictures
65Masters of the Universe$17,336,3701,185$17,336,370Aug 7Cannon Film Distributors
66Angel Heart$17,185,632819$17,185,632Mar 6TriStar Pictures
67The Morning After$17,074,820955$25,147,055Dec 26Twentieth Century Fox
68Lady and the Tramp
1986 Re-release
$16,525,9041,375$31,129,082Dec 19-
69Burglar$16,337,3551,019$16,337,355Mar 20Warner Bros.
70Over the Top$16,057,5801,758$16,057,580Feb 13Warner Bros.
71¡Three Amigos!$15,932,1211,466$39,246,734Dec 12Orion Pictures
72The Mission$15,873,366730$17,218,023Oct 31Warner Bros.
73Superman IV: The Quest for Peace$15,681,0201,511$15,681,020Jul 24Warner Bros.
74Flowers in the Attic$15,151,7361,095$15,151,736Nov 20New World Pictures
75Radio Days$14,792,779488$14,792,779Jan 30Orion Pictures
76*batteries not included$14,662,7201,367$32,945,797Dec 18Universal Pictures
77Hellraiser$14,564,0271,104$14,564,027Sep 18New World Pictures
78Ishtar$14,375,1811,139$14,375,181May 15Columbia Pictures
79Crimes of the Heart$14,295,257685$22,905,522Dec 12De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
80Prince of Darkness$14,182,4921,239$14,182,492Oct 23Universal Pictures
81Creepshow 2$14,000,0001,012$14,000,000May 1New World Pictures
82An American Tail$13,892,3951,249$47,483,002Nov 21Universal Pictures
83Hamburger Hill$13,839,404814$13,839,404Aug 28Paramount Pictures
84The Gate$13,539,4581,148$13,539,458May 15New Century
85The Pick-up Artist$13,290,3681,132$13,290,368Sep 18Twentieth Century Fox
86Back to the Beach$13,110,9031,080$13,110,903Aug 7Paramount Pictures
87The Bedroom Window$12,640,385934$12,640,385Jan 16De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
88The Fourth Protocol$12,423,8311,061$12,423,831Aug 28Lorimar Motion Pictures
89Less Than Zero$12,396,383871$12,396,383Nov 6Twentieth Century Fox
90Heartbreak Ridge$12,266,4351,647$42,724,017Dec 5Warner Bros.
91Fatal Beauty$12,046,5261,117$12,046,526Oct 30Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
92Children of a Lesser God$11,627,975544$31,853,080Oct 3Paramount Pictures
93Extreme Prejudice$11,307,8441,071$11,307,844Apr 24TriStar Pictures
94Light of Day$10,489,6171,041$10,489,617Feb 6TriStar Pictures
95Disorderlies$10,348,437544$10,348,437Aug 14Warner Bros.
96Broadcast News$10,319,235848$51,249,404Dec 18Twentieth Century Fox
97Someone to Watch Over Me$10,278,549894$10,278,549Oct 9Columbia Pictures
98The Hidden$9,747,9881,045$9,747,988Oct 30New Line Cinema
99From the Hip$9,518,342971$9,518,342Feb 6De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
100Overboard$9,415,8971,135$26,713,187Dec 18Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
101Empire of the Sun$8,794,582673$22,238,696Dec 11Warner Bros.
102My Life as a Dog$8,345,2661$8,345,266May 1Skouras Pictures
103Teen Wolf Too$7,888,7031,540$7,888,703Nov 20Atlantic Releasing Corporation
104House II: The Second Story$7,800,0001,069$7,800,000Aug 28New World Pictures
105The Mosquito Coast$7,753,929451$14,302,779Nov 26Warner Bros.
106Brighton Beach Memoirs$7,587,376778$11,957,943Dec 26Universal Pictures
107Wanted: Dead or Alive$7,555,0001,032$7,555,000Jan 16New World Pictures
108Maid to Order$7,491,968522$9,868,521Jul 31New Century
109Witchboard$7,323,2701,068$7,369,373Dec 31-
110Who's That Girl$7,305,209944$7,305,209Aug 7Warner Bros.
111Hiding Out$7,019,441988$7,019,441Nov 6De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
112Death Wish 4: The Crackdown$6,880,3101,030$6,880,310Nov 6Cannon Film Distributors
113The Chipmunk Adventure$6,804,312916$6,804,312May 22The Samuel Goldwyn Company
114Assassination$6,075,7931,000$6,075,793Jan 9Cannon Film Distributors
115Evil Dead II$5,923,044310$5,923,044Mar 13De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
116Wisdom$5,715,174791$5,715,174Jan 2Twentieth Century Fox
117Surrender$5,711,9761,067$5,711,976Oct 9Warner Bros.
118Nadine$5,669,831760$5,669,831Aug 7TriStar Pictures
119The Sicilian$5,406,879370$5,406,879Oct 23Twentieth Century Fox
120No Mercy$5,286,4211,206$12,303,904Dec 19TriStar Pictures
121Gardens of Stone$5,262,047612$5,262,047May 8TriStar Pictures
122Hollywood Shuffle$5,228,61781$5,228,617Mar 20The Samuel Goldwyn Company
123River's Edge$4,600,0003$4,600,000May 8Island Pictures
124Made in Heaven$4,572,845898$4,572,845Nov 6Lorimar Motion Pictures
125Death Before Dishonor$4,546,244776$4,546,244Feb 20New World Pictures
126The Last Emperor$4,441,496877$43,984,230Nov 20Columbia Pictures
127The Dead$4,370,0786$4,370,078Dec 18Vestron Pictures
128The Color Purple
1987 Re-release
$4,292,009601$4,292,009Jan 16Warner Bros.
129Best Seller$4,278,150253$4,278,150Sep 25Orion Pictures
130Hot Pursuit$4,215,849975$4,215,849May 8Paramount Pictures
131American Ninja 2: The Confrontation$4,000,000397$4,000,000May 1Cannon Film Distributors
132My Demon Lover$3,922,2731,115$3,922,273Apr 24New Line Cinema
133Leonard Part 6$3,891,6601,149$4,615,255Dec 18Columbia Pictures
134North Shore$3,832,228802$3,832,228Aug 14Universal Pictures
135The Monster Squad$3,769,9901,280$3,769,990Aug 14TriStar Pictures
136Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold$3,751,6991,000$3,751,699Jan 30Cannon Film Distributors
137Three O'Clock High$3,685,862849$3,685,862Oct 9Universal Pictures
138Big Shots$3,390,043932$3,390,043Oct 2Twentieth Century Fox
139Near Dark$3,369,307429$3,369,307Oct 2De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
140Wish You Were Here$3,283,83243$3,283,832Jul 24Atlantic Releasing Corporation
141Barfly$3,221,5682$3,221,568Oct 16Cannon Film Distributors
142Malone$3,060,8581,326$3,060,858May 1Orion Pictures
143Sign 'o' the Times$3,000,073234$3,000,073Nov 20-
144No Man's Land$2,877,571510$2,877,571Oct 23Orion Pictures
145Heat$2,793,214863$2,793,214Mar 13New Century
146Hannah and Her Sisters
1987 Re-release
$2,755,039255$4,691,838Feb 13Orion Pictures
147Sid and Nancy$2,750,91943$2,826,523Oct 17The Samuel Goldwyn Company
148The Allnighter$2,700,000977$2,700,000May 1Universal Pictures
149Prom Night II$2,683,519343$2,683,519Oct 16The Samuel Goldwyn Company
150The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland$2,608,0001,094$2,608,000Aug 7-
151House of Games$2,585,6399$2,585,639Oct 16Orion Pictures
152The Stepfather$2,488,740148$2,488,740Jan 23New Century
153Maurice$2,438,3041$2,438,304Sep 18Cinecom Pictures
154Dead of Winter$2,413,427491$2,413,427Feb 6Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
155The Kindred$2,407,024566$2,407,024Jan 9-
156The Squeeze$2,228,9511,152$2,228,951Jul 10TriStar Pictures
157Russkies$2,189,047604$2,189,047Nov 6New Century
158Weeds$2,115,38286$2,325,444Oct 16De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
159Date with an Angel$1,988,962843$1,988,962Nov 20De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
160Betty Blue$1,954,85020$2,003,822Nov 7Alive Films
161The Curse$1,930,001326$1,930,001Sep 11Trans World Entertainment (TWE)
162Personal Services$1,744,16431$1,744,164May 15Vestron Pictures
163The Big Town$1,733,017762$1,733,017Sep 25Columbia Pictures
164Matewan$1,680,35842$1,680,358Aug 28Cinecom Pictures
165Prick Up Your Ears$1,654,74336$1,654,743Apr 17The Samuel Goldwyn Company
166Making Mr. Right$1,584,970296$1,584,970Apr 10Orion Pictures
167The Garbage Pail Kids Movie$1,576,615374$1,576,615Aug 21Atlantic Releasing Corporation
168Morgan Stewart's Coming Home$1,533,778344$2,136,381Feb 20New Century
169The Whistle Blower$1,500,00062$1,500,000Jul 10Hemdale
170A Prayer for the Dying$1,432,687407$1,432,687Sep 11The Samuel Goldwyn Company
171From a Whisper to a Scream$1,355,728137$1,355,728Sep 4-
172China Girl$1,262,091193$1,262,091Sep 25Vestron Pictures
173Dancers$1,226,52812$1,190,416Oct 9Cannon Film Distributors
174Return to Horror High$1,189,709227$1,189,709Jan 9New World Pictures
175Cry Freedom$1,180,156479$5,899,797Nov 6Universal Pictures
176King Kong Lives$1,163,3861,105$4,711,220Dec 19De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
177Street Smart$1,119,112207$1,119,112Mar 20Cannon Film Distributors
178Swimming to Cambodia$1,092,91121$1,092,911Mar 13Cinecom Pictures
17984 Charing Cross Road$1,083,48624$1,083,486Feb 13Columbia Pictures
180Housekeeping$1,083,2822$1,083,282Nov 25Columbia Pictures
181Cross My Heart$1,025,762205$1,025,762Nov 13Universal Pictures
182Campus Man$989,528307$989,528Apr 10Paramount Pictures
183Million Dollar Mystery$989,0331,396$989,033Jun 12De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
184Gothic$916,17220$916,172Apr 10Vestron Pictures
185Real Men$873,903150$873,903Sep 25United Artists
186Marlene$831,4146$852,676Nov 7Alive Films
187Beyond Therapy$790,000113$790,000Feb 27New World Pictures
188The Hanoi Hilton$760,0002$760,000Mar 27Cannon Film Distributors
189Defense of the Realm$722,23015$750,000Nov 21Hemdale
190Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll$719,32333$719,323Oct 9Universal Pictures
191In the Mood$682,881361$999,382Sep 16Lorimar Motion Pictures
192Moonstruck$606,2891,178$80,640,528Dec 18Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
193The Wolf at the Door$583,80016$583,800Jul 31International Film Marketing
194Steel Dawn$562,187290$562,187Nov 6Vestron Pictures
195Amazon Women on the Moon$548,69650$548,696Sep 18Universal Pictures
196Man on Fire$519,596178$519,596Oct 9TriStar Pictures
197September$486,43415$486,434Dec 18Orion Pictures
198Good Morning, Vietnam$440,1031,598$123,922,370Dec 25-
199The Good Father$421,20117$421,201Feb 11Skouras Pictures
200Number One with a Bullet$410,952223$410,952Feb 27Cannon Film Distributors
201Slam Dance$406,88147$406,881Oct 2Island Pictures
202Summer Heat$350,48136$350,481May 29Atlantic Releasing Corporation
203The Assault$308,33225$512,403Sep 19Cannon Film Distributors
204White Water Summer$300,859105$300,859Jul 10Columbia Pictures
205Cold Steel$285,885135$285,885Dec 11Cinetel
206Orphans$252,43025$252,430Sep 18Lorimar Motion Pictures
207Good Morning Babylon$183,7002$183,700Jul 17Vestron Pictures
208Ironweed$148,768600$7,393,346Dec 18TriStar Pictures
209Witness in the War Zone$141,21146$141,211Sep 11Skouras Pictures
210Rita, Sue and Bob Too$124,1678$124,167Jul 17Orion Classics
211Captive Hearts$73,75741$73,757Jun 5Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
212Ping Pong$67,4212$67,421Jul 17The Samuel Goldwyn Company
213Shadey$65,8173$65,817Jun 5Skouras Pictures
214Apocalypse Now
1987 Re-release
$61,2116$61,211Aug 28Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
215Sammy and Rosie Get Laid$55,30815$1,196,336Oct 30Cinecom Pictures
216Happy New Year$41,23240$41,232Aug 7Columbia Pictures
217I've Heard the Mermaids Singing$39,84027$1,408,491Sep 11Miramax
218Hope and Glory$38,293328$10,021,120Oct 16Columbia Pictures
219Forever, Lulu$36,7861$36,786Apr 24TriStar Pictures
220Siesta$32,04130$700,000Nov 11Lorimar Motion Pictures
221O.C. and Stiggs$29,81518$29,815Jul 10Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
222End of the Line$25,00042$25,000Aug 28Orion Classics
223Zombie High$21,90525$21,905Oct 2-
224Windrider$19,36726$19,367Jun 5Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
225Iron Warrior$11,38517$11,385Jan 9Trans World Entertainment (TWE)
226Duet for One$1,0211$8,736Dec 25Cannon Film Distributors