Domestic Box Office For 1987

RankRelease Distributor GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease Date
1Beverly Hills Cop IIParamount Pictures $146,049,2402,326$153,665,036May 20
23 Men and a BabyWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $70,801,6111,813$167,780,960Nov 25
3Dirty DancingVestron Pictures $51,610,3851,012$63,446,382Aug 21
4Planes, Trains & AutomobilesParamount Pictures $35,049,1491,684$49,530,280Nov 25
5The Running ManTriStar Pictures $32,728,1571,694$38,122,105Nov 13
6Throw Momma from the TrainOrion Pictures $30,715,2581,623$57,915,972Dec 11
1987 Re-release
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $28,112,1071,657$34,101,149Nov 20
8Eddie Murphy: RawParamount Pictures $26,939,7191,494$50,504,655Dec 18
9NutsWarner Bros. $22,797,9781,112$30,950,002Nov 20
10HoosiersOrion Pictures $19,903,3631,048$28,607,524Nov 14
11Wall StreetTwentieth Century Fox $18,012,690989$43,848,069Dec 11
12Benji the HuntedWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $16,976,0941,188$22,257,624Jun 5
13*batteries not includedUniversal Pictures $14,662,7201,367$32,945,797Dec 18
14The MissionWarner Bros. $12,143,680730$17,218,023Oct 31
15Crocodile DundeeParamount Pictures $11,399,8741,495$174,803,506Sep 26
16Broadcast NewsTwentieth Century Fox $10,319,235848$51,249,404Dec 18
17Children of a Lesser GodParamount Pictures $9,842,338544$31,853,080Oct 3
18A Room with a ViewCinecom Pictures $9,560,838150$20,966,644Mar 7
19OverboardMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $9,415,8971,135$26,713,187Dec 18
20Empire of the SunWarner Bros. $8,794,582673$22,238,696Dec 11
21Witchboard-$6,925,3921,068$7,369,373Dec 31
22The Last EmperorColumbia Pictures $4,441,496877$43,984,230Nov 20
23Leonard Part 6Columbia Pictures $3,891,6601,149$4,615,255Dec 18
24The Monster SquadTriStar Pictures $3,769,9901,280$3,769,990Aug 14
25Maid to OrderNew Century $2,909,232522$9,868,521Jul 31
26The SqueezeTriStar Pictures $2,228,9511,152$2,228,951Jul 10
27Hollywood ShuffleThe Samuel Goldwyn Company $1,727,90681$5,228,617Mar 20
28Betty BlueAlive Films $1,628,53720$2,003,822Nov 7
29Hannah and Her Sisters
1987 Re-release
Orion Pictures $1,480,047255$4,691,838Feb 13
30Wish You Were HereAtlantic Releasing Corporation $1,452,12043$3,283,832Jul 24
31WeedsDe Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG) $1,404,40886$2,325,444Oct 16
32Personal ServicesVestron Pictures $1,274,92931$1,744,164May 15
33Cry FreedomUniversal Pictures $1,180,156479$5,899,797Nov 6
34The StepfatherNew Century $1,083,296148$2,488,740Jan 23
35MatewanCinecom Pictures $1,010,70742$1,680,358Aug 28
36Return to Horror HighNew World Pictures $924,998227$1,189,709Jan 9
37Sid and NancyThe Samuel Goldwyn Company $741,59543$2,826,523Oct 17
38MarleneAlive Films $636,8816$852,676Nov 7
39MoonstruckMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $606,2891,178$80,640,528Dec 18
40SuspectTriStar Pictures $604,9601,029$18,782,400Oct 23
41Prick Up Your EarsThe Samuel Goldwyn Company $535,28536$1,654,743Apr 17
42The Whistle BlowerHemdale $522,12562$1,500,000Jul 10
43GothicVestron Pictures $464,61120$916,172Apr 10
44Good Morning, VietnamWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $440,1031,598$123,922,370Dec 25
45Morgan Stewart's Coming HomeNew Century $423,885344$2,136,381Feb 20
46Swimming to CambodiaCinecom Pictures $344,65221$1,092,911Mar 13
47The AssaultCannon Film Distributors $308,33225$512,403Sep 19
4884 Charing Cross RoadColumbia Pictures $278,25124$1,083,486Feb 13
49Defense of the RealmHemdale $261,91315$750,000Nov 21
50In the MoodLorimar Motion Pictures $189,861361$999,382Sep 16
51IronweedTriStar Pictures $148,768600$7,393,346Dec 18
52The Good FatherSkouras Pictures $109,67817$421,201Feb 11
53OrphansLorimar Motion Pictures $108,46825$252,430Sep 18
54OviriInternational Film Marketing $76,92716$583,800Jul 31
55Sammy and Rosie Get LaidCinecom Pictures $55,30815$1,196,336Oct 30
56ShadeySkouras Pictures $53,9353$65,817Jun 5
57From a Whisper to a Scream-$50,066137$1,355,728Sep 4
58Happy New YearColumbia Pictures $41,23240$41,232Aug 7
59I've Heard the Mermaids SingingMiramax $39,84027$1,408,491Sep 11
60Hope and GloryColumbia Pictures $38,293328$10,021,120Oct 16
61SiestaLorimar Motion Pictures $25,67830$700,000Nov 11
62End of the LineOrion Classics $25,00042$25,000Aug 28
63Iron WarriorTrans World Entertainment (TWE) $11,38517$11,385Jan 9
64Rita, Sue and Bob TooOrion Classics $7,6958$124,167Jul 17