Domestic Box Office For 1989

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Batman$251,188,9242,201$251,188,924Jun 23Warner Bros.
2Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$197,171,8062,327$197,171,806May 24Paramount Pictures
3Lethal Weapon 2$147,253,9861,830$147,253,986Jul 7Warner Bros.
4Rain Man$139,602,9561,590$172,825,435Dec 16Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
5Honey, I Shrunk the Kids$130,724,1721,498$130,724,172Jun 23Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
6Look Who's Talking$113,455,8011,651$140,088,813Oct 13TriStar Pictures
7Ghostbusters II$112,494,7382,410$112,494,738Jun 16Columbia Pictures
8Dead Poets Society$95,860,1161,109$95,860,116Jun 2Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
9Parenthood$95,527,8431,399$100,047,830Aug 2Universal Pictures
10Back to the Future Part II$93,592,1952,107$118,450,002Nov 22Universal Pictures
11When Harry Met Sally...$92,823,5461,174$92,823,546Jul 14Columbia Pictures
12Turner & Hooch$71,079,9151,888$71,079,915Jul 28Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
13Uncle Buck$66,758,5381,835$66,758,538Aug 18Universal Pictures
14Field of Dreams$64,431,6251,100$64,431,625Apr 21Universal Pictures
15Twins$62,182,8031,659$111,938,388Dec 9Universal Pictures
16Sea of Love$58,571,5131,439$58,571,513Sep 15Universal Pictures
17Pet Sematary$57,469,4671,585$57,469,467Apr 21Paramount Pictures
18The Abyss$54,222,3101,538$54,222,310Aug 11Twentieth Century Fox
19Harlem Nights$54,044,4092,180$60,864,870Nov 17Paramount Pictures
20National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation$53,751,5801,950$71,319,526Dec 1Warner Bros.
21Star Trek V: The Final Frontier$52,210,0492,202$52,210,049Jun 9Paramount Pictures
22Working Girl$51,823,1281,149$63,779,477Dec 23Twentieth Century Fox
23Major League$49,797,1481,615$49,797,148Apr 7Paramount Pictures
24Beaches$48,004,4301,122$57,041,866Dec 23Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
25See No Evil, Hear No Evil$46,908,9871,686$46,908,987May 12TriStar Pictures
26Black Rain$46,212,0551,760$46,212,055Sep 22Paramount Pictures
27The Little Mermaid$45,041,3391,533$84,355,863Nov 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
28K-9$43,247,6471,706$43,247,647Apr 28Universal Pictures
29Steel Magnolias$41,817,3241,372$83,759,091Nov 17TriStar Pictures
30Three Fugitives$40,586,8861,374$40,586,886Jan 27Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
31Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure$40,485,0391,321$40,485,039Feb 17Orion Pictures
32The War of the Roses$38,970,6011,559$86,888,546Dec 8Twentieth Century Fox
33The Karate Kid Part III$38,956,2881,569$38,956,288Jun 30Columbia Pictures
34The 'Burbs$36,601,9931,956$36,601,993Feb 17Universal Pictures
35The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!$36,073,5651,969$78,756,177Dec 2Paramount Pictures
36Fletch Lives$35,150,9601,512$35,150,960Mar 17Universal Pictures
37Licence to Kill$34,667,0151,587$34,667,015Jul 14United Artists
38Dangerous Liaisons$34,340,667762$34,670,720Dec 23Warner Bros.
39Mississippi Burning$33,600,5691,134$34,603,943Dec 9Orion Pictures
40The Accidental Tourist$32,385,154954$32,632,093Dec 23Warner Bros.
41Lean on Me$31,906,4541,107$31,906,454Mar 3Warner Bros.
42The Bear$31,753,8981,056$31,753,898Oct 27TriStar Pictures
43Weekend at Bernie's$30,218,3871,139$30,218,387Jul 7Twentieth Century Fox
44Road House$30,050,0281,935$30,050,028May 19United Artists
45Peter Pan
1989 Re-release
$29,445,1311,533$29,445,131Jul 14Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
46The Dream Team$28,890,2401,459$28,890,240Apr 7Universal Pictures
47Do the Right Thing$27,545,445534$27,545,445Jun 30Universal Pictures
48Sex, Lies, and Videotape$24,741,667534$24,741,667Aug 4Miramax
49Dirty Rotten Scoundrels$24,012,9321,515$42,039,085Dec 16Orion Pictures
50A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child$22,168,3591,902$22,168,359Aug 11New Line Cinema
51Dad$22,103,0371,188$22,103,037Oct 27Universal Pictures
52Lock Up$22,099,8471,384$22,099,847Aug 4TriStar Pictures
53Cousins$22,026,369747$22,026,369Feb 10Paramount Pictures
54The Rescuers
1989 Re-release
$21,215,8691,482$21,215,869Mar 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
55Say Anything...$20,781,3851,113$20,781,385Apr 14Twentieth Century Fox
56All Dogs Go to Heaven$20,284,3941,591$27,100,027Nov 17United Artists
57An Innocent Man$20,047,6041,561$20,047,604Oct 6Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
58The Fly II$20,021,3221,528$20,021,322Feb 10Twentieth Century Fox
59Skin Deep$19,674,8521,062$19,674,852Mar 3Twentieth Century Fox
60Her Alibi$18,699,0371,429$18,699,037Feb 3Warner Bros.
61Casualties of War$18,671,3171,487$18,671,317Aug 18Columbia Pictures
62Prancer$18,587,1351,728$18,587,135Nov 17Orion Pictures
63The Fabulous Baker Boys$18,428,904860$18,428,904Oct 13Twentieth Century Fox
64Crimes and Misdemeanors$18,254,702525$18,254,702Oct 13Orion Pictures
65Oliver & Company$18,127,4981,503$53,279,055Nov 18Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
66Tango & Cash$17,474,4961,575$63,408,614Dec 22Warner Bros.
67Shocker$16,554,6991,795$16,554,699Oct 27Universal Pictures
68Chances Are$16,278,5901,190$16,278,590Mar 10TriStar Pictures
69No Holds Barred$16,093,6511,327$16,093,651Jun 2New Line Cinema
70Next of Kin$15,942,6281,358$15,942,628Oct 20Warner Bros.
71Leviathan$15,704,6141,393$15,704,614Mar 17Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
72Tequila Sunrise$15,679,3241,411$41,292,551Dec 2Warner Bros.
73Kickboxer$14,697,005973$14,697,005Sep 8Cannon Film Distributors
74Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan$14,343,9761,683$14,343,976Jul 28Paramount Pictures
75Great Balls of Fire!$13,741,0601,417$13,741,060Jun 30Orion Pictures
76The Land Before Time$12,635,1611,414$48,092,846Nov 18Universal Pictures
77Pink Cadillac$12,143,4841,993$12,143,484May 26Warner Bros.
78She's Out of Control$12,065,892987$12,065,892Apr 14Columbia Pictures
79Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers$11,642,2541,495$11,642,254Oct 13-
80Gross Anatomy$11,604,5981,080$11,604,598Oct 20Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
81Police Academy 6: City Under Siege$11,567,2171,627$11,567,217Mar 10Warner Bros.
82Young Einstein$11,536,5991,217$11,536,599Aug 4Warner Bros.
83I'm Gonna Git You Sucka$11,023,007266$13,030,057Dec 16United Artists
84Who's Harry Crumb?$10,982,3641,198$10,982,364Feb 3TriStar Pictures
85Always$10,953,4851,206$43,858,790Dec 22Universal Pictures
86New York Stories$10,763,469514$10,763,469Mar 3Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
87The Package$10,647,219460$10,647,219Aug 25Orion Pictures
88Cyborg$10,166,459830$10,166,459Apr 7Cannon Film Distributors
89Criminal Law$9,974,4461,166$9,974,446Apr 28Hemdale
90She-Devil$9,846,6221,452$15,351,421Dec 8Orion Pictures
91Tap$9,114,702587$9,114,702Feb 10TriStar Pictures
92Renegades$9,015,1641,627$9,015,164Jun 2Universal Pictures
93Scandal$8,800,000371$8,800,000Apr 28Miramax
94True Believer$8,742,750897$8,742,750Feb 17Columbia Pictures
95Troop Beverly Hills$8,508,843964$8,508,843Mar 24Columbia Pictures
96Blaze$8,318,647970$19,131,246Dec 15Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
97Cheetah$8,153,6771,321$8,153,677Aug 18Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
98DeepStar Six$8,143,2251,118$8,143,225Jan 13TriStar Pictures
99Dead Bang$8,125,5921,073$8,125,592Mar 24Warner Bros.
100The Adventures of Baron Munchausen$8,083,123120$8,083,123Mar 10Columbia Pictures
101Dead Calm$7,825,009959$7,825,009Apr 7Warner Bros.
102Disorganized Crime$7,723,5061,462$7,723,506Apr 14Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
103The Wizard$7,686,1991,204$14,278,900Dec 15Universal Pictures
104Scrooged$7,581,4601,897$60,328,558Nov 23Paramount Pictures
105Family Business$7,438,9931,230$12,195,695Dec 15TriStar Pictures
106Johnny Handsome$7,237,794813$7,237,794Sep 29TriStar Pictures
107Relentless$6,985,999836$6,985,999Sep 1New Line Cinema
108Shag$6,957,975850$6,957,975Jul 21Hemdale
109We're No Angels$6,910,8531,495$10,555,348Dec 15Paramount Pictures
110Hellbound: Hellraiser II$6,335,4241,187$12,090,735Dec 23New World Pictures
111My Stepmother Is an Alien$6,295,6091,148$13,854,000Dec 9Columbia Pictures
112UHF$6,157,1571,295$6,157,157Jul 21Orion Pictures
113Shirley Valentine$6,056,9128$6,056,912Sep 1Paramount Pictures
114Immediate Family$5,932,613836$5,932,613Oct 27Columbia Pictures
115Millennium$5,777,099488$5,777,099Aug 25Twentieth Century Fox
116Dream a Little Dream$5,552,4411,019$5,552,441Mar 3Vestron Pictures
117Second Sight$5,368,865815$5,368,865Nov 3Warner Bros.
118Let It Ride$4,973,2851,191$4,973,285Aug 18Paramount Pictures
119See You in the Morning$4,795,009743$4,795,009Apr 21Warner Bros.
120Torch Song Trilogy$4,733,264135$4,865,997Dec 16New Line Cinema
121Drugstore Cowboy$4,729,35287$4,729,352Oct 6Avenue Pictures Productions
122The January Man$4,611,062883$4,611,062Jan 13Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
123The Mighty Quinn$4,557,214234$4,557,214Feb 17Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
124Staying Together$4,348,0251,045$4,348,025Nov 10Hemdale
125Listen to Me$4,299,0231,306$4,299,023May 5Columbia Pictures
126Red Scorpion$4,192,4401,268$4,192,440Apr 21-
127Loverboy$3,960,3271,089$3,960,327Apr 28TriStar Pictures
128The Phantom of the Opera$3,953,7451,468$3,953,745Nov 3-
129Earth Girls Are Easy$3,916,303317$3,916,303May 12Vestron Pictures
130Cocoon: The Return$3,776,197997$18,924,919Nov 23Twentieth Century Fox
131A Dry White Season$3,766,879316$3,766,879Sep 20Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
132Worth Winning$3,690,3281,260$3,690,328Oct 27Twentieth Century Fox
133Old Gringo$3,574,256237$3,574,256Oct 6Columbia Pictures
134Fat Man and Little Boy$3,563,162843$3,563,162Oct 20Paramount Pictures
135Physical Evidence$3,560,932695$3,560,932Jan 27Columbia Pictures
136Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects$3,416,846320$3,416,846Feb 3Cannon Film Distributors
137Talk Radio$3,257,533653$3,468,572Dec 23Universal Pictures
138Rude Awakening$3,169,719953$3,169,719Aug 18Orion Pictures
139Speed Zone$3,077,3611,195$3,077,361Apr 21Orion Pictures
140In Country$3,034,808606$3,531,971Sep 15Warner Bros.
141Fright Night Part 2$2,983,784161$2,983,784May 19New Century
142976-EVIL$2,955,917251$2,955,917Mar 24New Line Cinema
143The Adventures of Milo and Otis$2,948,215239$2,948,215Aug 25Columbia Pictures
144Gleaming the Cube$2,777,280469$2,777,280Jan 13Twentieth Century Fox
145Farewell to the King$2,420,917668$2,420,917Mar 3Orion Pictures
146Sing$2,260,616864$2,260,616Mar 31TriStar Pictures
147Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills$2,156,47176$2,156,471Jun 2Cinecom Pictures
148Bird$2,138,48693$2,181,286Sep 30Warner Bros.
149Jacknife$2,049,769109$2,049,769Mar 10-
150Rooftops$2,043,8891,044$2,043,889Mar 17New Century
151Winter People$2,023,282298$2,023,282Apr 14Columbia Pictures
152Pelle the Conqueror$1,984,45242$2,053,931Dec 21Miramax
153Communion$1,919,653240$1,919,653Nov 10New Line Cinema
154Breaking In$1,877,618400$1,877,618Oct 13The Samuel Goldwyn Company
155Cookie$1,869,41782$1,869,417Aug 25Warner Bros.
156Miss Firecracker$1,852,655211$1,852,655Apr 28Corsair Pictures
157Erik the Viking$1,776,871269$1,932,642Sep 22Orion Pictures
158Bloodfist$1,770,08254$1,770,082Sep 22Concorde Pictures
159The Horror Show$1,738,897444$1,738,897Apr 28Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
160Best of the Best$1,700,000600$1,700,000Nov 10Taurus Entertainment Company
161How I Got Into College$1,642,239743$1,642,239May 19Twentieth Century Fox
162Vincent$1,569,63416$1,577,480Aug 19Roxie Releasing
163Another Woman$1,446,78724$1,562,749Oct 14Orion Pictures
164Romero$1,316,49551$1,316,495Aug 25Four Square
165Babar: The Movie$1,305,187510$1,305,187Jul 28New Line Cinema
166Driving Miss Daisy$1,300,6101,668$106,593,296Dec 15Warner Bros.
167Little Vera$1,262,59823$1,262,598Apr 14-
168High Hopes$1,192,32225$1,192,322Feb 24Skouras Pictures
169Miracle Mile$1,145,404143$1,145,404May 19Hemdale
170Valmont$1,132,1127$1,132,112Nov 17Orion Pictures
171Heathers$1,108,46254$1,108,462Mar 31New World Pictures
172Heart of Dixie$1,097,333359$1,097,333Aug 25Orion Pictures
173Wired$1,089,000745$1,089,000Aug 25Taurus Entertainment Company
174The Music Teacher$1,086,89419$1,086,894Jul 7Orion Classics
175Pumpkinhead
1989 Re-release
$1,000,000142$1,000,000Jan 13United Artists
176Getting It Right$960,38544$960,385May 5-
177Ernest Saves Christmas$913,4451,640$28,202,109Nov 11Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
178American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt$902,152140$902,152Feb 24Cannon Film Distributors
179Parents$870,53294$870,532Jan 27Vestron Pictures
180Crack House$862,55167$862,551Nov 10Cannon Film Distributors
181Little Monsters$793,775179$793,775Aug 25United Artists
182The Toxic Avenger Part II$792,96615$792,966Feb 24Troma
183Born on the Fourth of July$749,2321,434$70,001,698Dec 22Universal Pictures
184Vampire's Kiss$725,13145$725,131Jun 2Hemdale
185Distant Voices, Still Lives$688,32922$688,329Jul 28Avenue Pictures Productions
186Wuthering Heights$624,6437$624,643Apr 7The Samuel Goldwyn Company
187Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives!$536,508402$536,508Aug 18-
188Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser$518,91811$518,918Oct 1Warner Bros.
189Enemies, A Love Story$470,48575$7,754,571Dec 15Twentieth Century Fox
190Slaves of New York$463,97213$463,972Mar 17TriStar Pictures
191Some Girls$383,99123$401,421Sep 9Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
192The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie$363,56140$363,561Nov 10Troma
193Glory$329,420811$26,828,365Dec 14TriStar Pictures
194Crusoe$315,42125$315,421Mar 31Island Pictures
195Out Cold$294,266142$294,266Mar 3Hemdale
196The Chocolate War$289,27311$303,624Nov 18-
197Roger & Me$285,579265$6,706,368Dec 22Warner Bros.
198Powwow Highway$283,74714$283,747Feb 24Warner Bros.
199Kill Me Again$283,694221$283,694Oct 27-
200Heavy Petting$272,37111$272,371Sep 22Skouras Pictures
201The Experts$249,281100$169,203Jan 13Paramount Pictures
202Paperhouse$241,2789$241,278Feb 17Vestron Pictures
203Weapons of the Spirit$232,9814$232,981Sep 1First Run
204Henry V$207,549134$10,161,099Nov 8The Samuel Goldwyn Company
205For Queen & Country$191,05133$191,051May 19Atlantic Releasing Corporation
206Under the Boardwalk$147,54265$147,542Apr 14New World Pictures
207The Big Picture$117,4638$117,463Sep 15Columbia Pictures
208Camille Claudel$99,27334$3,331,297Dec 21Orion Classics
209Music Box$97,835462$6,263,883Dec 22TriStar Pictures
210Hanussen$82,6352$82,635Mar 8Columbia Pictures
211Me and Him$78,8145$78,814Aug 4Columbia Pictures
212After Midnight$76,325224$76,325Nov 3Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
213Bert Rigby, You're a Fool$75,86823$75,868Feb 24Warner Bros.
214When the Whales Came$73,13110$73,131Oct 20Twentieth Century Fox
215Manifesto$70,0601$70,060Jan 27Cannon Film Distributors
216Under the Sun of Satan$68,7652$68,765Jan 20Alive Films
217My Left Foot$65,732510$14,743,391Nov 10Miramax
218Cohen and Tate$64,22775$64,227Jan 27Hemdale
219Survival Quest$62,683168$62,683Nov 10Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
220Rachel River$60,6984$60,698Jan 20Taurus Entertainment Company
221Ten Little Indians$59,40579$59,405Nov 10Cannon Film Distributors
222For All Mankind$54,1759$770,132Nov 1Apollo Associates
223Fear, Anxiety & Depression$47,1481$47,148Dec 8The Samuel Goldwyn Company
224Triumph of the Spirit$46,56940$408,839Dec 8Triumph Releasing Corporation
225Bloodhounds of Broadway$43,6715$43,671Nov 3Columbia Pictures
226Animal Behavior$41,52624$41,526Oct 27Miramax
227Checking Out$30,8778$30,877Apr 21Warner Bros.
228Apartment Zero$29,01722$1,267,578Sep 15Skouras Pictures
229Teen Witch$27,84317$27,843Apr 21Trans World Entertainment (TWE)
230The Time Guardian$12,6822$12,682Aug 4Hemdale
231Far from Home$11,8594$11,859Jun 2Vestron Pictures
232Akira$11,6902$439,162Dec 25-
233High Stakes$4,7801$4,780Nov 17Trimark Pictures
234Hit List$4,5643$4,564Mar 3New Line Cinema
235Catch Me If You Can$3,6864$3,686Jul 28-