Domestic Box Office For 1991

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
3Home Alone$138,590,3802,173$285,761,243Nov 16Twentieth Century Fox
101Ghost$12,287,1651,766$217,631,306Jul 13Paramount Pictures
1Terminator 2: Judgment Day$204,843,3452,495$204,843,345Jul 3TriStar Pictures
6Dances with Wolves$121,634,9341,636$184,208,848Nov 9Orion Pictures
2Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$164,318,6022,369$165,493,908Jun 14Warner Bros.
13Beauty and the Beast$67,767,2771,960$145,863,363Nov 15Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
4The Silence of the Lambs$129,601,4031,642$130,742,922Feb 14Orion Pictures
5City Slickers$124,033,7912,171$124,033,791Jun 7Columbia Pictures
14Hook$64,261,8452,254$119,654,823Dec 11TriStar Pictures
8The Addams Family$90,628,4102,411$113,502,426Nov 22Paramount Pictures
7Sleeping with the Enemy$94,119,4511,545$101,599,005Feb 8Twentieth Century Fox
16Kindergarten Cop$61,962,8831,937$91,457,688Dec 22Universal Pictures
49Father of the Bride$28,551,1261,712$89,325,780Dec 20Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
9The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear$86,930,4112,378$86,930,411Jun 28Paramount Pictures
217Fried Green Tomatoes$191,9501,331$82,418,501Dec 27Universal Pictures
18Cape Fear$60,259,4971,707$79,091,969Nov 15Universal Pictures
10Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze$78,656,8132,868$78,656,813Mar 22New Line Cinema
11Backdraft$77,868,5851,983$77,868,585May 24Universal Pictures
21Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country$52,364,5312,147$74,888,996Dec 6Paramount Pictures
80The Prince of Tides$16,274,2251,546$74,787,599Dec 27Columbia Pictures
71Three Men and a Little Lady$20,020,7001,614$71,609,321Nov 21Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
70JFK$20,074,9801,395$70,405,498Dec 20Warner Bros.
12Hot Shots!$69,467,6171,999$69,467,617Jul 31Twentieth Century Fox
31The Godfather: Part III$38,320,8071,922$66,666,062Dec 25Paramount Pictures
15What About Bob?$63,707,8291,805$63,707,829May 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
60Misery$23,326,9461,370$61,276,872Nov 30Columbia Pictures
17One Hundred and One Dalmatians
1991 Re-release
$60,830,2851,825$60,830,285Jul 12Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
42The Last Boy Scout$32,648,6041,823$59,509,925Dec 13Warner Bros.
28My Girl$42,732,2832,089$59,489,799Nov 27Columbia Pictures
19Boyz n the Hood$57,504,069931$57,504,069Jul 12Columbia Pictures
44Edward Scissorhands$32,260,9261,372$56,362,352Dec 7Twentieth Century Fox
20Doc Hollywood$54,830,7791,694$54,830,779Aug 2Warner Bros.
22Awakenings$50,150,0751,330$52,096,475Dec 22Columbia Pictures
78Bugsy$16,831,7991,253$49,114,016Dec 13TriStar Pictures
62Look Who's Talking Too$22,742,0131,647$47,789,074Dec 14TriStar Pictures
23New Jack City$47,624,353905$47,624,353Mar 8Warner Bros.
144Goodfellas$4,410,8731,328$46,836,214Sep 19Warner Bros.
24The Rocketeer$46,704,0561,903$46,704,056Jun 21Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
25Thelma & Louise$45,360,9151,180$45,360,915May 24Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
26Point Break$43,218,3871,625$43,218,387Jul 12Twentieth Century Fox
27Regarding Henry$43,001,5001,090$43,001,500Jul 12Paramount Pictures
29The Fisher King$41,895,4911,551$41,895,491Sep 20TriStar Pictures
30Out for Justice$39,673,1612,010$39,673,161Apr 12Warner Bros.
32The Doctor$38,120,905958$38,120,905Jul 26Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
33Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey$38,037,5131,649$38,037,513Jul 19Orion Pictures
34Dead Again$38,016,380940$38,016,380Aug 23Paramount Pictures
35Soapdish$36,489,8881,275$36,489,888May 31Paramount Pictures
67Mermaids$21,046,1511,154$35,419,397Dec 14Orion Pictures
36Freddy's Dead$34,872,0331,862$34,872,033Sep 13New Line Cinema
37White Fang$34,793,1601,259$34,793,160Jan 18Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
38The Doors$34,416,8931,236$34,416,893Mar 1TriStar Pictures
39King Ralph$34,002,0451,646$34,002,045Feb 15Universal Pictures
40Curly Sue$33,691,3131,634$33,691,313Oct 25Warner Bros.
41Dying Young$33,669,1781,552$33,669,178Jun 21Twentieth Century Fox
225Grand Canyon$138,0801,223$33,243,020Dec 27Twentieth Century Fox
43Jungle Fever$32,482,682844$32,482,682Jun 7Universal Pictures
45Double Impact$30,102,7171,747$30,102,717Aug 9Columbia Pictures
46Green Card$29,701,788757$29,888,235Dec 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
47L.A. Story$28,862,0811,122$28,862,081Feb 8TriStar Pictures
48Deceived$28,738,0961,201$28,738,096Sep 27Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
121The Rescuers Down Under$7,491,3101,487$27,931,461Nov 16Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
50Necessary Roughness$26,255,5941,695$26,255,594Sep 27Paramount Pictures
51The Hard Way$25,895,4851,629$25,895,485Mar 8Universal Pictures
52Other People's Money$25,682,0901,249$25,682,090Oct 18Warner Bros.
53Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead$25,196,2491,817$25,196,249Jun 7Warner Bros.
54Problem Child 2$25,104,7001,500$25,104,700Jul 5Universal Pictures
55Little Man Tate$25,010,8961,012$25,010,896Oct 11Orion Pictures
56Class Action$24,277,8581,132$24,277,858Mar 15Twentieth Century Fox
57The People Under the Stairs$24,204,1541,850$24,204,154Nov 1Universal Pictures
58Lionheart$24,078,1961,485$24,078,196Jan 11Universal Pictures
59Oscar$23,562,7161,391$23,562,716Apr 26Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
98The Russia House$13,320,947768$22,997,992Dec 22Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
61Frankie and Johnny$22,773,5351,150$22,773,535Oct 11Paramount Pictures
63Pure Luck$22,641,9691,569$22,641,969Aug 9Universal Pictures
81An American Tail: Fievel Goes West$15,622,6451,698$22,166,041Nov 22Universal Pictures
64Only the Lonely$21,830,9571,553$21,830,957May 24Twentieth Century Fox
65Ricochet$21,756,1631,560$21,756,163Oct 4Warner Bros.
143The Rookie$4,500,2221,862$21,633,874Dec 7Warner Bros.
66F/X2$21,082,1651,502$21,082,165May 10Orion Pictures
68Hamlet$20,359,653624$20,710,451Dec 22Warner Bros.
69Mobsters$20,246,7901,449$20,246,790Jul 26Universal Pictures
72House Party 2$19,438,6381,185$19,438,638Oct 25New Line Cinema
73Mortal Thoughts$18,784,9571,196$18,784,957Apr 19Columbia Pictures
74Paradise$18,634,643918$18,634,643Sep 20Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
75For the Boys$17,860,2801,308$17,860,280Nov 22Twentieth Century Fox
76The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter$17,373,5271,208$17,373,527Feb 8Warner Bros.
77Hudson Hawk$17,218,0802,072$17,218,080May 24TriStar Pictures
79Defending Your Life$16,371,128715$16,371,128Mar 22Warner Bros.
126The Bonfire of the Vanities$6,680,9591,395$15,691,192Dec 22Warner Bros.
82Billy Bathgate$15,565,3631,177$15,565,363Nov 1Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
83Highlander II: The Quickening$15,556,3401,009$15,556,340Nov 1-
84Switch$15,545,9431,013$15,545,943May 10Warner Bros.
85A Kiss Before Dying$15,429,1771,546$15,429,177Apr 26Universal Pictures
86Shipwrecked$15,104,1561,393$15,104,156Mar 1Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
87Toy Soldiers$15,073,9421,358$15,073,942Apr 26TriStar Pictures
88Madonna: Truth or Dare$15,012,935652$15,012,935May 10Miramax
89Child's Play 3$14,960,2552,130$14,960,255Aug 30Universal Pictures
90The Commitments$14,919,570588$14,919,570Aug 16Twentieth Century Fox
91Once Around$14,851,083735$14,851,083Jan 18Universal Pictures
92All I Want for Christmas$14,812,1441,507$14,812,144Nov 8Paramount Pictures
93Not Without My Daughter$14,789,1131,141$14,789,113Jan 11Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
94Flight of the Intruder$14,587,7321,489$14,587,732Jan 18Paramount Pictures
95Ernest Scared Stupid$14,143,2801,787$14,143,280Oct 11Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
96The Perfect Weapon$14,061,3611,229$14,061,361Mar 15Paramount Pictures
97Drop Dead Fred$13,878,334933$13,878,334May 24New Line Cinema
99The Grifters$13,273,636780$13,446,769Dec 7Miramax
100The Marrying Man$12,454,7681,343$12,454,768Apr 5Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
102Shattered$11,511,0311,288$11,511,031Oct 11Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
103Career Opportunities$11,336,9861,440$11,336,986Mar 29Universal Pictures
104One Good Cop$11,276,8461,454$11,276,846May 3Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
105V.I. Warshawski$11,128,3091,133$11,128,309Jul 26Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
106The Super$11,000,8631,581$11,000,863Oct 4Twentieth Century Fox
107A Rage in Harlem$10,438,504545$10,438,504May 3Miramax
108He Said, She Said$9,804,775908$9,804,775Feb 22Paramount Pictures
109The Butcher's Wife$9,689,816800$9,689,816Oct 25Paramount Pictures
110Scenes from a Mall$9,563,3931,039$9,563,393Feb 22Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
111Guilty by Suspicion$9,480,198817$9,480,198Mar 15Warner Bros.
158Havana$2,731,977835$9,243,140Dec 14Universal Pictures
112Body Parts$9,188,1501,315$9,188,150Aug 2Paramount Pictures
113Stone Cold$9,151,8871,729$9,151,887May 17Columbia Pictures
114Warlock$9,094,451261$9,094,451Jan 11Trimark Pictures
115Late for Dinner$8,906,8231,013$8,906,823Sep 20Columbia Pictures
116The Five Heartbeats$8,750,400862$8,750,400Mar 29Twentieth Century Fox
117Bingo$8,667,684933$8,667,684Aug 9TriStar Pictures
118Nothing But Trouble$8,479,7931,671$8,479,793Feb 15Warner Bros.
136Black Robe$5,411,142308$8,211,952Oct 4The Samuel Goldwyn Company
119If Looks Could Kill$7,788,597838$7,788,597Mar 15Warner Bros.
135Mr. & Mrs. Bridge$5,419,967240$7,698,010Nov 23Miramax
120Strictly Business$7,683,267881$7,683,267Nov 8Warner Bros.
122Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man$7,434,7261,196$7,434,726Aug 23Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
124Alice$7,106,826325$7,331,647Dec 25Orion Pictures
123Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken$7,294,8351,662$7,294,835May 24Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
210Rush$304,721664$7,241,350Dec 20Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
125Suburban Commando$6,948,859987$6,948,859Oct 4New Line Cinema
156Almost an Angel$2,844,2971,373$6,939,946Dec 22Paramount Pictures
127Defenseless$6,413,375668$6,413,375Aug 23New Line Cinema
128My Own Private Idaho$6,401,33698$6,401,336Sep 27Fine Line Features
129Rambling Rose$6,266,621236$6,266,621Sep 20New Line Cinema
130Mystery Date$6,166,8191,371$6,166,819Aug 16Orion Pictures
131Barton Fink$6,153,939189$6,153,939Aug 23Twentieth Century Fox
233Europa Europa$66,24234$5,575,738Jun 28Orion Classics
132Delirious$5,546,8271,142$5,546,827Aug 9Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
133Livin' Large!$5,467,959825$5,467,959Sep 20The Samuel Goldwyn Company
134Eve of Destruction$5,451,119987$5,451,119Jan 18Orion Pictures
137The Object of Beauty$5,136,75918$5,136,759Apr 12Avenue Pictures Productions
138La Femme Nikita$5,017,971118$5,017,971Mar 8The Samuel Goldwyn Company
139The Long Walk Home$4,815,435272$4,873,620Dec 22Miramax
140True Identity$4,693,236824$4,693,236Aug 23Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
141The Hitman$4,654,288551$4,654,288Oct 25Cannon Film Distributors
142Dutch$4,603,9291,232$4,603,929Jul 19Twentieth Century Fox
145Run$4,409,3281,175$4,409,328Feb 1Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
243Hear My Song$17,700214$4,313,473Dec 27Miramax
146Popcorn$4,205,0001,055$4,205,000Feb 1-
147Life Stinks$4,102,526865$4,102,526Jul 26Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
148Impromptu$4,076,211166$4,076,211Apr 12Hemdale
149Paris Is Burning$3,779,62091$3,779,620Aug 9Miramax
150Mannequin: On the Move$3,752,4281,540$3,752,428May 17Twentieth Century Fox
151My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys$3,603,615850$3,603,615Mar 1The Samuel Goldwyn Company
152Shout$3,547,684983$3,547,684Oct 4Universal Pictures
153Homicide$2,971,661257$2,971,661Oct 11Triumph Releasing Corporation
154Another You$2,865,9161,287$2,865,916Jul 26TriStar Pictures
155The Man in the Moon$2,853,801121$2,853,801Oct 4Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
157Return to the Blue Lagoon$2,807,8541,246$2,807,854Aug 2Columbia Pictures
159Straight Out of Brooklyn$2,712,29375$2,712,293May 22The Samuel Goldwyn Company
228Naked Lunch$89,180102$2,641,357Dec 27Twentieth Century Fox
161The Nasty Girl$2,250,99540$2,281,569Oct 26Miramax
160Showdown in Little Tokyo$2,275,557140$2,275,557Aug 23Warner Bros.
162Vincent & Theo$2,195,02759$2,231,274Nov 2Hemdale
16329th Street$2,120,564131$2,120,564Nov 1Twentieth Century Fox
164Eating$2,081,71819$2,100,538Nov 16Rainbow Releasing
170The Sheltering Sky$1,717,00995$2,075,084Dec 14Warner Bros.
165Cadence$2,070,87131$2,070,871Jan 18New Line Cinema
221The Double Life of Véronique$182,86622$1,999,955Nov 22Miramax
166Ju Dou$1,986,43339$1,986,433Mar 6Miramax
202Madame Bovary$382,93553$1,942,423Dec 27The Samuel Goldwyn Company
167Spartacus
1991 Re-release
$1,830,65052$1,830,650Apr 26Universal Pictures
168Prospero's Books$1,750,301126$1,750,301Nov 15Miramax
169Everybody's Fine$1,745,47048$1,745,470May 31Miramax
209High Heels$325,76822$1,710,057Dec 20Miramax
171Truly Madly Deeply$1,554,74248$1,554,742May 3The Samuel Goldwyn Company
242Life Is Sweet$18,31227$1,516,414Oct 25October Films
172Company Business$1,501,785232$1,501,785Sep 6Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
174The Field$1,430,06340$1,494,399Dec 22Avenue Pictures Productions
173Mister Johnson$1,464,24243$1,464,242Mar 22Avenue Pictures Productions
175Book of Love$1,382,259227$1,382,259Feb 1New Line Cinema
222At Play in the Fields of the Lord$175,30425$1,345,903Dec 6Universal Pictures
176City of Hope$1,345,01584$1,345,015Oct 11The Samuel Goldwyn Company
236Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse$58,38028$1,318,449Nov 27Triton Pictures
177The Rapture$1,277,40446$1,277,404Oct 4Fine Line Features
178Kickboxer 2: The Road Back$1,250,712184$1,250,712Jun 14Trimark Pictures
179The Comfort of Strangers$1,244,38117$1,244,381Mar 15Skouras Pictures
180Slacker$1,228,10816$1,228,108Jul 5Orion Classics
181Cool as Ice$1,193,062393$1,193,062Oct 18Universal Pictures
182Year of the Gun$1,182,273739$1,182,273Nov 1Triumph Releasing Corporation
183The Unborn$1,159,57867$1,159,578Mar 29Concorde Pictures
184Daddy Nostalgia$1,108,42929$1,108,429Apr 12Avenue Pictures Productions
230Kafka$76,22132$1,059,071Dec 4Miramax
185An Angel at My Table$1,054,63820$1,054,638May 17Fine Line Features
187Hidden Agenda$944,212114$1,030,938Nov 21Hemdale
186Whore$1,008,40452$1,008,404Oct 4Trimark Pictures
248Screenplay: Antonia and Jane$10,20223$1,002,078Oct 11Miramax
216Meeting Venus$202,88232$1,000,348Nov 15Warner Bros.
191Come See the Paradise$780,52397$947,306Dec 25Twentieth Century Fox
188The Taking of Beverly Hills$939,277541$939,277Oct 11Columbia Pictures
189Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time$869,325227$869,325Aug 30New Line Cinema
190The Miracle$835,51941$835,519Jul 3Miramax
231Until the End of the World$70,01522$829,625Dec 27Warner Bros.
246Mindwalk$11,23514$774,048Oct 11Triton Pictures
192Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead$739,10418$739,104Feb 8Cinecom Pictures
193Thousand Pieces of Gold$717,77210$717,772Apr 26-
194Queens Logic$612,78137$612,781Feb 1New Line Cinema
195Auntie Danielle$604,62417$604,624May 17Miramax
196The Pope Must Diet$582,510169$582,510Aug 30Miramax
197Rich Girl$561,0001,058$561,000May 3-
234Rhapsody in August$61,24612$516,431Dec 19Orion Classics
198Meet the Applegates$485,772155$485,772Feb 1Triton Pictures
199McBain$456,127166$456,127Sep 20-
200True Colors$418,8079$418,807Mar 15Paramount Pictures
201Dogfight$394,63124$394,631Sep 13Warner Bros.
203Sweet Talker$382,510409$382,510May 10New Line Cinema
204American Ninja 4: The Annihilation$358,047171$358,047Mar 8Cannon Film Distributors
205Iron & Silk$356,07714$356,077Feb 15Miramax
206Two Evil Eyes$349,618150$349,618Oct 25Taurus Entertainment Company
207Dark Obsession$336,81110$336,811Jun 7Circle Films
208Talent for the Game$336,39660$336,396Apr 26Paramount Pictures
211Pastime$267,26542$267,265Aug 23Miramax
212Journey of Hope$261,71818$261,718Apr 26Miramax
213Closet Land$259,012153$259,012Mar 6Universal Pictures
214Twenty-One$256,52124$256,521Oct 4Triton Pictures
219The National Film Board of Canada's Animation Festival$186,51611$249,167Dec 26Expanded Entertainment
226Stepping Out$128,3519$246,000Oct 4Paramount Pictures
215Young Soul Rebels$225,6648$225,664Nov 20Miramax
218The Indian Runner$191,1259$191,125Sep 20Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
220The Ballad of the Sad Cafe$184,8901$184,890May 3-
223Bright Angel$158,2437$158,243Jun 14Hemdale
224Men of Respect$139,15533$139,155Jan 18Columbia Pictures
227Open Doors$123,4706$123,470Mar 8Orion Classics
232The Inner Circle$66,6353$93,292Dec 27Columbia Pictures
249Let Him Have It$8,89910$88,686Dec 6Fine Line Features
229Naked Tango$81,7772$81,777Aug 23New Line Cinema
235Crossing the Line$59,2272$59,227Aug 9Miramax
237Shadow of China$55,1664$55,166Mar 10New Line Cinema
238Prisoners of the Sun$52,6546$52,654Jul 19Skouras Pictures
239The Dark Backward$28,6541$28,654Jul 26-
240Lyrisch nitraat$26,6621$26,662Oct 11Zeitgeist Films
241Opening Night$23,4881$23,488May 17Castle Hill Productions
244The Reflecting Skin$17,0422$17,042Jun 28Miramax
245Convicts$13,6231$13,623Dec 6-
247Robot Carnival$10,6422$10,642Mar 15-
250Paper Mask$7,9913$7,991Nov 27Castle Hill Productions
251December$5,8682$5,868Dec 6IRS Media
252Scissors$2,3681$2,368Mar 22-
253Cheap Shots$2,3232$2,323Nov 15Hemdale