Domestic Box Office For 1987

RankRelease GrossMax ThOpening% of Total Open ThOpenCloseDistributor
1Three Men and a Baby$167,780,9601,813$10,384,3926.2%1,006Nov 25-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
2Fatal Attraction$156,645,6931,401$7,602,7404.9%758Sep 18Jun 16Paramount Pictures
3Beverly Hills Cop II$153,665,0362,326$26,348,55517.1%2,326May 20-Paramount Pictures
4Good Morning, Vietnam$123,922,3701,598$194,3080.2%4Dec 25-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
5Moonstruck$80,640,5281,178$127,5990.2%7Dec 18-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
6The Untouchables$76,270,4541,501$10,023,09413.1%1,012Jun 5-Paramount Pictures
7The Secret of My Success$66,995,8791,346$7,766,45211.6%1,336Apr 10-Universal Pictures
8Stakeout$65,673,2331,364$5,170,4037.9%951Aug 7-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
9Lethal Weapon$65,207,1271,420$6,829,94910.5%1,256Mar 6-Warner Bros.
10The Witches of Eastwick$63,766,5101,337$9,454,23814.8%1,103Jun 12-Warner Bros.
11Dirty Dancing$63,446,3821,012$3,900,0006.1%975Aug 21-Vestron Pictures
12Predator$59,735,5481,636$12,031,63820.1%1,623Jun 12-Twentieth Century Fox
13Throw Momma from the Train$57,915,9721,623$7,318,87812.6%1,477Dec 11-Orion Pictures
14Dragnet$57,387,5161,343$10,542,66918.4%1,337Jun 26-Universal Pictures
15La Bamba$54,215,4161,251$5,651,99010.4%1,251Jul 24-Columbia Pictures
16RoboCop$53,424,6811,601$8,008,72115%1,580Jul 17-Orion Pictures
17Outrageous Fortune$52,864,7411,316$6,404,78312.1%1,081Jan 30-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
18Broadcast News$51,249,404848$197,5420.4%7Dec 18-Twentieth Century Fox
19The Living Daylights$51,185,8971,728$11,051,28421.6%1,728Jul 31-United Artists
20Eddie Murphy: Raw$50,504,6551,494$9,077,32418%1,391Dec 18-Paramount Pictures
21Planes, Trains and Automobiles$49,530,2801,684$7,009,48214.2%1,118Nov 25-Paramount Pictures
22Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
1987 Re-release
$46,594,2121,729$7,514,74916.1%1,729Jul 17-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
23Full Metal Jacket$46,357,6761,075$2,217,3074.8%215Jun 26-Warner Bros.
24A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors$44,793,2221,383$8,880,55519.8%1,343Feb 27-New Line Cinema
25The Last Emperor$43,984,230877$149,4600.3%5Nov 20-Columbia Pictures
26Wall Street$43,848,069989$4,104,6119.4%730Dec 11-Twentieth Century Fox
27Mannequin$42,721,196978$6,001,20814%932Feb 13-Twentieth Century Fox
28Roxanne$40,050,8841,124$4,582,39811.4%847Jun 19-Columbia Pictures
29Blind Date$39,321,7151,390$7,531,27319.2%1,251Mar 27-TriStar Pictures
30The Running Man$38,122,1051,694$8,117,46521.3%1,692Nov 13-TriStar Pictures
31Spaceballs$38,119,4831,389$6,613,83717.4%1,384Jun 26-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
32Summer School$35,659,0981,366$6,012,27416.9%1,366Jul 24-Paramount Pictures
33No Way Out$35,509,5151,130$4,259,46012%806Aug 14-Orion Pictures
34Like Father Like Son$34,377,5851,277$7,189,45220.9%1,167Oct 2-TriStar Pictures
35Adventures in Babysitting$34,368,4751,148$2,901,2978.4%1,126Jul 3-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
36Cinderella
1987 Re-release
$34,101,1491,657$5,165,88115.1%1,646Nov 20-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
37*batteries not included$32,945,7971,367$3,326,53010.1%1,328Dec 18-Universal Pictures
38The Lost Boys$32,222,5671,249$5,236,31816.3%1,027Jul 31-Warner Bros.
39Can't Buy Me Love$31,623,8331,283$4,754,73215%1,256Aug 14-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
40Nuts$30,950,0021,112$4,606,08314.9%536Nov 20-Warner Bros.
41The Princess Bride$30,857,814803$206,2430.7%9Sep 25-Twentieth Century Fox
42Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise$30,063,2891,358$7,900,87926.3%1,351Jul 10-Twentieth Century Fox
43Harry and the Hendersons$29,760,6131,424$4,154,74014%1,418Jun 5-Universal Pictures
44Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol$28,061,3431,750$8,482,48730.2%1,750Apr 3-Warner Bros.
45Overboard$26,713,1871,135$1,880,0067%1,126Dec 18-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
46Baby Boom$26,712,476892$1,357,4135.1%195Oct 9-United Artists
47Innerspace$25,893,8101,603$4,739,91318.3%1,603Jul 3-Warner Bros.
48Tin Men$25,411,386798$187,3810.7%9Mar 6-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
49Black Widow$25,205,460754$3,426,83113.6%735Feb 6-Twentieth Century Fox
50Ernest Goes to Camp$23,509,3821,541$6,171,95726.3%1,541May 22-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
51Raising Arizona$22,847,564697$36,2400.2%1Mar 13-Twentieth Century Fox
52Benji the Hunted$22,257,6241,188$21,530<0.1%1Jun 5-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
53Empire of the Sun$22,238,696673$1,314,5095.9%225Dec 11-Warner Bros.
54Jaws: The Revenge$20,763,0131,611$7,154,89034.5%1,606Jul 17-Universal Pictures
55Hello Again$20,419,4461,207$5,712,89228%1,201Nov 6-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
56Critical Condition$20,240,5021,343$5,715,70128.2%1,343Jan 16-Paramount Pictures
57The Principal$19,734,9401,196$4,297,71021.8%1,196Sep 18-TriStar Pictures
58Suspect$18,782,4001,029$4,152,01522.1%1,029Oct 23-TriStar Pictures
59The Believers$18,753,4381,548$4,342,73223.2%1,534Jun 12-Orion Pictures
60Some Kind of Wonderful$18,553,9481,082$3,486,70118.8%1,082Feb 27-Paramount Pictures
61Project X$18,532,2861,025$3,309,98517.9%1,022Apr 17-Twentieth Century Fox
62The Big Easy$17,685,3071,219$353,2592%32Aug 21-Columbia Pictures
63The Aristocats
1987 Re-release
$17,452,6581,491$3,168,07118.2%1,480Apr 10-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
64Born in East L.A.$17,355,2631,112$4,359,04025.1%1,112Aug 21-Universal Pictures
65Masters of the Universe$17,336,3701,185$4,883,16828.2%1,185Aug 7-Cannon Film Distributors
66Angel Heart$17,185,632819$3,688,72121.5%815Mar 6-TriStar Pictures
67Burglar$16,337,3551,019$4,509,75427.6%1,019Mar 20-Warner Bros.
68Over the Top$16,057,5801,758$5,149,20032.1%1,758Feb 13-Warner Bros.
69Superman IV: The Quest for Peace$15,681,0201,511$5,683,12236.2%1,511Jul 24-Warner Bros.
70Flowers in the Attic$15,151,7361,095$5,020,31733.1%1,051Nov 20-New World Pictures
71Radio Days$14,792,779488$1,522,42310.3%128Jan 30-Orion Pictures
72Hellraiser$14,564,0271,104$4,453,23230.6%1,097Sep 18-New World Pictures
73Ishtar$14,375,1811,139$4,331,81730.1%1,139May 15-Columbia Pictures
74Prince of Darkness$14,182,4921,239$4,657,40132.8%1,239Oct 23-Universal Pictures
75Creepshow 2$14,000,0001,012$3,584,07725.6%867May 1-New World Pictures
76Hamburger Hill$13,839,404814$3,360,70524.3%814Aug 28-Paramount Pictures
77The Gate$13,539,4581,148$4,258,06331.4%1,139May 15-New Century
78The Pick-up Artist$13,290,3681,132$4,455,51633.5%1,129Sep 18-Twentieth Century Fox
79Back to the Beach$13,110,9031,080$3,265,66024.9%1,080Aug 7-Paramount Pictures
80The Bedroom Window$12,640,385934$2,919,65723.1%930Jan 16-De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
81The Fourth Protocol$12,423,8311,061$3,636,83129.3%1,061Aug 28-Lorimar Motion Pictures
82Less Than Zero$12,396,383871$3,008,98724.3%871Nov 6-Twentieth Century Fox
83Fatal Beauty$12,046,5261,117$2,693,71422.4%1,117Oct 30-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
84Extreme Prejudice$11,307,8441,071$3,498,95730.9%1,071Apr 24-TriStar Pictures
85Light of Day$10,489,6171,041$3,536,30933.7%1,041Feb 6-TriStar Pictures
86Disorderlies$10,348,437544$2,707,98026.2%544Aug 14-Warner Bros.
87Someone to Watch Over Me$10,278,549894$2,908,79628.3%892Oct 9-Columbia Pictures
88Hope and Glory$10,021,120328$25,4970.3%2Oct 16Apr 21Columbia Pictures
89Maid to Order$9,868,521522$1,162,49111.8%287Jul 31-New Century
90The Hidden$9,747,9881,045$2,492,61825.6%1,045Oct 30-New Line Cinema
91From the Hip$9,518,342971$2,645,43727.8%970Feb 6-De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
92My Life as a Dog$8,345,2661$11,6670.1%1May 1-Skouras Pictures
93Teen Wolf Too$7,888,7031,540$2,709,16034.3%1,540Nov 20-Atlantic Releasing Corporation
94House II: The Second Story$7,800,0001,069$2,573,93433%1,069Aug 28-New World Pictures
95Wanted: Dead or Alive$7,555,0001,032$2,845,83637.7%1,017Jan 16-New World Pictures
96Ironweed$7,393,346600$36,9730.5%2Dec 18-TriStar Pictures
97Who's That Girl$7,305,209944$2,548,20534.9%944Aug 7-Warner Bros.
98Hiding Out$7,019,441988$2,062,12029.4%988Nov 6-De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
99Death Wish 4: The Crackdown$6,880,3101,030$2,466,55735.8%1,030Nov 6-Cannon Film Distributors
100The Chipmunk Adventure$6,804,312916$2,584,72038%916May 22-The Samuel Goldwyn Company
101Assassination$6,075,7931,000$2,787,44945.9%1,000Jan 9-Cannon Film Distributors
102Evil Dead II$5,923,044310$807,26013.6%310Mar 13-De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
103Cry Freedom$5,899,797479$318,7235.4%27Nov 6-Universal Pictures
104Wisdom$5,715,174791$1,994,19734.9%788Jan 2-Twentieth Century Fox
105Surrender$5,711,9761,067$2,256,55739.5%1,067Oct 9-Warner Bros.
106Nadine$5,669,831760$2,188,85738.6%760Aug 7-TriStar Pictures
107The Sicilian$5,406,879370$1,720,35131.8%370Oct 23-Twentieth Century Fox
108Gardens of Stone$5,262,047612$1,645,58831.3%612May 8-TriStar Pictures
109Hollywood Shuffle$5,228,61781$95,6671.8%15Mar 20-The Samuel Goldwyn Company
110Jean de Florette$4,940,939----Jun 26-Orion Classics
111Hannah and Her Sisters
1987 Re-release
$4,691,838255$786,75816.8%255Feb 13May 7Orion Pictures
112Leonard Part 6$4,615,2551,149$1,316,33728.5%1,142Dec 18-Columbia Pictures
113River's Edge$4,600,0003$67,7941.5%3May 8-Island Pictures
114Made in Heaven$4,572,845898$1,678,15436.7%898Nov 6-Lorimar Motion Pictures
115Death Before Dishonor$4,546,244776$1,847,95040.6%776Feb 20-New World Pictures
116The Dead$4,370,0786$69,0741.6%6Dec 18-Vestron Pictures
117The Color Purple
1987 Re-release
$4,292,009601$816,26919%601Jan 16-Warner Bros.
118Best Seller$4,278,150253$905,39921.2%253Sep 25-Orion Pictures
119Hot Pursuit$4,215,849975$1,507,64535.8%800May 8-Paramount Pictures
120American Ninja 2: The Confrontation$4,000,000397$1,039,30126%397May 1-Cannon Film Distributors
121Manon of the Spring$3,940,542----Nov 5-Orion Classics
122My Demon Lover$3,922,2731,115$1,815,58346.3%1,115Apr 24-New Line Cinema
123North Shore$3,832,228802$1,319,29034.4%802Aug 14-Universal Pictures
124The Monster Squad$3,769,9901,280$1,920,67850.9%1,280Aug 14-TriStar Pictures
125Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold$3,751,6991,000$1,960,35252.3%1,000Jan 30-Cannon Film Distributors
126Three O'Clock High$3,685,862849$1,506,97540.9%849Oct 9-Universal Pictures
127Big Shots$3,390,043932$1,417,73841.8%932Oct 2-Twentieth Century Fox
128Near Dark$3,369,307429$635,78918.9%262Oct 2-De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
129Wish You Were Here$3,283,83243$43,6111.3%1Jul 24-Atlantic Releasing Corporation
130Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night$3,261,638----Dec 25-New World Pictures
131Barfly$3,221,5682$45,9001.4%2Oct 16-Cannon Film Distributors
132Malone$3,060,8581,326$1,377,69145%1,326May 1-Orion Pictures
133Sign 'o' the Times$3,000,073234$950,11631.7%234Nov 20--
134No Man's Land$2,877,571510$1,088,27337.8%510Oct 23-Orion Pictures
135Heat$2,793,214863$1,354,37548.5%863Mar 13-New Century
136The Allnighter$2,700,000977$1,419,58152.6%977May 1-Universal Pictures
137Prom Night II$2,683,519343$911,35134%343Oct 16-The Samuel Goldwyn Company
138The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland$2,608,0001,094$1,005,38638.6%1,094Aug 7--
139House of Games$2,585,6399$116,6774.5%9Oct 16-Orion Pictures
140The Stepfather$2,488,740148$260,58710.5%105Jan 23-New Century
141Maurice$2,438,3041$49,2782%1Sep 18-Cinecom Pictures
142Dead of Winter$2,413,427491$951,54839.4%491Feb 6-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
143The Kindred$2,407,024566$602,83425%207Jan 9--
144Weeds$2,325,44486$132,9705.7%8Oct 16-De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
145The Squeeze$2,228,9511,152$1,380,80061.9%1,152Jul 10-TriStar Pictures
146Dark Eyes$2,201,428----Nov 1-Island Pictures
147Russkies$2,189,047604$1,030,10147.1%604Nov 6-New Century
148Meatballs III: Summer Job$2,147,228----Jan 9--
149Morgan Stewart's Coming Home$2,136,381344$48,4382.3%28Feb 20-New Century
150Date with an Angel$1,988,962843$816,06241%843Nov 20-De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
151The Curse$1,930,001326$1,169,92260.6%326Sep 11-Trans World Entertainment (TWE)
152Working Girls$1,777,378----Feb 27Aug 6Miramax
153Hunk$1,749,956----Mar 6-Crown
154Personal Services$1,744,16431$69,8214%5May 15-Vestron Pictures
155The Big Town$1,733,017762$776,67544.8%762Sep 25-Columbia Pictures
156The Rosary Murders$1,730,337----Aug 28-New Line Cinema
157Matewan$1,680,35842$23,8501.4%1Aug 28-Cinecom Pictures
158Prick Up Your Ears$1,654,74336$38,6432.3%1Apr 17-The Samuel Goldwyn Company
159Making Mr. Right$1,584,970296$444,75628.1%296Apr 10-Orion Pictures
160The Garbage Pail Kids Movie$1,576,615374$661,51242%374Aug 21-Atlantic Releasing Corporation
161Three for the Road$1,539,000----Apr 10-New Century
162The Whistle Blower$1,500,00062$30,0352%1Jul 10-Hemdale
163A Prayer for the Dying$1,432,687407$881,79361.5%407Sep 11-The Samuel Goldwyn Company
164I've Heard the Mermaids Singing$1,408,49127$25,9981.8%1Sep 11-Miramax
165Penitentiary III$1,392,616----Sep 4-Cannon Film Distributors
166From a Whisper to a Scream$1,355,728137$154,99111.4%55Sep 4Dec 10-
167The Whales of August$1,338,198----Oct 16-Alive Films
168Steele Justice$1,327,740----May 8-Atlantic Releasing Corporation
169China Girl$1,262,091193$531,36242.1%193Sep 25-Vestron Pictures
170Sammy and Rosie Get Laid$1,196,33615$31,8992.7%3Oct 30-Cinecom Pictures
171Dancers$1,190,41612$36,1123%12Oct 9-Cannon Film Distributors
172Return to Horror High$1,189,709227---Jan 9-New World Pictures
173Nightflyers$1,149,470----Oct 23-New Century
174Street Smart$1,119,112207$325,83529.1%207Mar 20-Cannon Film Distributors
175Swimming to Cambodia$1,092,91121---Mar 13-Cinecom Pictures
17684 Charing Cross Road$1,083,48624$24,3502.2%1Feb 13-Columbia Pictures
177Housekeeping$1,083,2822$32,1713%2Nov 25Mar 17Columbia Pictures
178Cross My Heart$1,025,762205$455,10044.4%205Nov 13-Universal Pictures
179In the Mood$999,382361$45,1184.5%5Sep 16Nov 5Lorimar Motion Pictures
180Campus Man$989,528307$319,21832.3%307Apr 10May 21Paramount Pictures
181Million Dollar Mystery$989,0331,396$513,73151.9%1,396Jun 12-De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
182Gothic$916,17220$32,0613.5%1Apr 10-Vestron Pictures
183The Glass Menagerie$895,904----Oct 23--
184Real Men$873,903150$241,25827.6%150Sep 25-United Artists
185Tough Guys Don't Dance$858,250----Sep 18-Cannon Film Distributors
186The Barbarians$800,000----May 15-Cannon Film Distributors
187Beyond Therapy$790,000113$286,84036.3%113Feb 27-New World Pictures
188The Hanoi Hilton$760,0002$17,7842.3%2Mar 27-Cannon Film Distributors
189American Playhouse: Waiting for the Moon$751,555----Mar 6-Skouras Pictures
190Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll$719,32333$156,59721.8%33Oct 9-Universal Pictures
191Siesta$700,00030$17,5252.5%1Nov 11-Lorimar Motion Pictures
192Oviri$583,80016$39,7126.8%4Jul 31-International Film Marketing
193Steel Dawn$562,187290$311,89255.5%290Nov 6-Vestron Pictures
194Amazon Women on the Moon$548,69650$171,72331.3%50Sep 18-Universal Pictures
195Devil in the Flesh$546,904----May 29-Orion Classics
196Man on Fire$519,596178$258,81249.8%178Oct 9Oct 29TriStar Pictures
197The Killing Time$500,283----Oct 23-New World Pictures
198September$486,43415$85,73117.6%15Dec 18-Orion Pictures
199The Good Father$421,20117$20,3614.8%2Feb 11-Skouras Pictures
200Number One with a Bullet$410,952223$210,76151.3%223Feb 27-Cannon Film Distributors
201Slam Dance$406,88147$125,34930.8%47Oct 2-Island Pictures
202Summer Heat$350,48136$114,87332.8%36May 29Jul 23Atlantic Releasing Corporation
203White Water Summer$300,859105$122,93440.9%105Jul 10Jul 23Columbia Pictures
204Cold Steel$285,885135$137,18648%135Dec 11Feb 4Cinetel
205Orphans$252,43025$14,5885.8%1Sep 18-Lorimar Motion Pictures
206Square Dance$225,358----Feb 20-Island Pictures
207Straight to Hell$210,200----Jun 26-Island Pictures
208The Princess Academy$205,000----Apr 24-Empire Pictures
209Good Morning Babylon$183,7002$24,56913.4%2Jul 17-Vestron Pictures
210Lady Beware$169,600----Sep 18--
211Witness in the War Zone$141,21146$86,68161.4%46Sep 11-Skouras Pictures
212Gaby: A True Story$125,400----Oct 30-TriStar Pictures
213Rita, Sue and Bob Too$124,1678$7,9476.4%1Jul 17Sep 3Orion Classics
214Heaven$77,886----Apr 17May 14Island Pictures
215Captive Hearts$73,75741$32,46244%41Jun 5-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
216Ping Pong$67,4212$8,49712.6%2Jul 17-The Samuel Goldwyn Company
217Shadey$65,8173$1,3142%1Jun 5-Skouras Pictures
218Nice Girls Don't Explode$65,000----Apr 3-New World Pictures
219Apocalypse Now
1987 Re-release
$61,2116$15,51325.3%6Aug 28-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
220Happy New Year$41,23240$30,62574.3%40Aug 7-Columbia Pictures
221Forever, Lulu$36,7861$10,12627.5%1Apr 24May 28TriStar Pictures
222O.C. and Stiggs$29,81518$6,27321%18Jul 10-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
223My Little Girl$25,000----Oct 30-Hemdale
224End of the Line$25,00042$25,000100%42Aug 28Aug 30Orion Classics
225Zombie High$21,90525$12,16555.5%25Oct 2--
226Windrider$19,36726$8,12141.9%26Jun 5-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
227Spookies$17,785----Jan 9--
228Home Is Where the Hart Is$11,660----Dec 4Dec 10Atlantic Releasing Corporation
229Iron Warrior$11,38517$11,385100%17Jan 9-Trans World Entertainment (TWE)
230Hotel Colonial$9,526----Sep 18-Orion Pictures
231Sweet Country$6,614----Jan 23Jan 29-
232Coming Up Roses$4,299----Sep 11Sep 17Skouras Pictures