1988 Worldwide Box Office

RankRelease Group WorldwideDomestic%Foreign%
1Rain Man$354,825,435$172,825,43548.7%$182,000,00051.3%
2Who Framed Roger Rabbit$329,803,958$156,452,37047.4%$173,351,58852.6%
3Coming to America$288,752,301$128,152,30144.4%$160,600,00055.6%
4Crocodile Dundee II$239,606,210$109,306,21045.6%$130,300,00054.4%
5Twins$216,614,388$111,938,38851.7%$104,676,00048.3%
6Rambo III$189,015,611$53,715,61128.4%$135,300,00071.6%
7Cocktail$171,504,781$78,222,75345.6%$93,282,02854.4%
8Big$151,668,774$114,968,77475.8%$36,700,00024.2%
9Die Hard$140,767,956$83,008,85259%$57,759,10441%
10Working Girl$102,953,112$63,779,47762%$39,173,63538%
11The Land Before Time$84,460,846$48,092,84656.9%$36,368,00043.1%
12Midnight Run$81,613,606$38,413,60647.1%$43,200,00052.9%
13The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!$78,756,177$78,756,177100%--
14Beetlejuice$73,707,461$73,707,461100%--
15A Fish Called Wanda$62,493,712$62,493,712100%--
16Gorillas in the Mist: The Adventure of Dian Fossey$61,149,479$24,720,47940.4%$36,429,00059.6%
17Scrooged$60,328,558$60,328,558100%--
18Willow$57,269,863$57,269,863100%--
19Beaches$57,041,866$57,041,866100%--
20Oliver & Company$53,279,055$53,279,055100%--
21Biloxi Blues$51,684,798$43,184,79883.6%$8,500,00016.4%
22Bull Durham$50,888,729$50,888,729100%--
23A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master$49,369,899$49,369,899100%--
24Colors$46,616,067$46,616,067100%--
25Young Guns$45,661,556$45,661,556100%--
26Child's Play$44,196,684$33,244,68475.2%$10,952,00024.8%
27The Great Outdoors$43,455,230$41,455,23095.4%$2,000,0004.6%
28Dirty Rotten Scoundrels$42,039,085$42,039,085100%--
29Tequila Sunrise$41,292,551$41,292,551100%--
30Big Business$40,150,487$40,150,487100%--
31Bambi 1988 Re-release$39,047,150$39,047,150100%--
32The Dead Pool$37,903,295$37,903,295100%--
33Red Heat$34,994,648$34,994,648100%--
34Dangerous Liaisons$34,670,720$34,670,720100%--
35Mississippi Burning$34,603,943$34,603,943100%--
36The Accidental Tourist$32,632,093$32,632,093100%--
37Alien Nation$32,155,047$25,216,24378.4%$6,938,80421.6%
38The Accused$32,078,318$32,078,318100%--
39Shoot to Kill$29,300,090$29,300,090100%--
40Ernest Saves Christmas$28,202,109$28,202,109100%--
41Betrayed$25,816,139$25,816,139100%--
42Funny Farm$25,537,221$25,537,221100%--
43Cocoon: The Return$25,024,919$18,924,91975.6%$6,100,00024.4%
44The Fox and the Hound 1988 Re-release$23,556,988$23,556,988100%--
45License to Drive$22,433,275$22,433,275100%--
46Short Circuit 2$21,630,088$21,630,088100%--
47Married to the Mob$21,486,757$21,486,757100%--
48Punchline$21,042,667$21,042,667100%--
49The Presidio$20,324,096$20,324,096100%--
50Action Jackson$20,256,975$20,256,975100%--
51Tucker: The Man and His Dream$19,652,638$19,652,638100%--
52The Serpent and the Rainbow$19,595,031$19,595,031100%--
53Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach$19,510,371$19,510,371100%--
54Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood$19,170,001$19,170,001100%--
55The Seventh Sign$18,875,011$18,875,011100%--
56Above the Law$18,869,631$18,869,631100%--
57Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers$17,768,757$17,768,757100%--
58Frantic$17,637,950$17,637,950100%--
59Johnny Be Good$17,550,399$17,550,399100%--
60For Keeps?$17,514,553$17,514,553100%--
61Crossing Delancey$16,262,415$16,262,415100%--
62Bright Lights, Big City$16,118,077$16,118,077100%--
63She's Having a Baby$16,031,707$16,031,707100%--
64Masquerade$15,855,828$15,855,828100%--
65Big Top Pee-wee$15,122,324$15,122,324100%--
66Arthur 2: On the Rocks$14,681,192$14,681,192100%--
67School Daze$14,545,844$14,545,844100%--
68Poltergeist III$14,114,488$14,114,488100%--
69Stand and Deliver$13,994,920$13,994,920100%--
70My Stepmother Is an Alien$13,854,000$13,854,000100%--
71The Milagro Beanfield War$13,825,794$13,825,794100%--
72Return to Snowy River$13,687,027$13,687,027100%--
73Vice Versa$13,664,060$13,664,060100%--
74I'm Gonna Git You Sucka$13,030,057$13,030,057100%--
75They Live$13,008,928$13,008,928100%--
76Mystic Pizza$12,793,213$12,793,213100%--
77D.O.A.$12,706,478$12,706,478100%--
78Everybody's All-American$12,638,294$12,638,294100%--
79Casual Sex?$12,277,096$12,277,096100%--
80Hellbound: Hellraiser II$12,090,735$12,090,735100%--
81Bloodsport$11,806,119$11,806,119100%--
82Caddyshack II$11,798,302$11,798,302100%--
83Moon Over Parador$11,444,204$11,444,204100%--
84The Couch Trip$11,005,304$11,005,304100%--
85Moving$10,815,378$10,815,378100%--
86Iron Eagle II$10,497,324$10,497,324100%--
87Shakedown$10,068,039$10,068,039100%--
88The Unbearable Lightness of Being$10,006,806$10,006,806100%--
89Bad Dreams$9,797,098$9,797,098100%--
90Return of the Living Dead II$9,205,924$9,205,924100%--
91Switching Channels$9,129,999$9,129,999100%--
92Salsa$8,892,589$8,892,589100%--
93Clean and Sober$8,674,093$8,674,093100%--
94U2: Rattle and Hum$8,600,823$8,600,823100%--
95High Spirits$8,578,231$8,578,231100%--
96Without a Clue$8,539,181$8,539,181100%--
97The Last Temptation of Christ$8,373,585$8,373,585100%--
98Satisfaction$8,253,123$8,253,123100%--
99The Blob$8,247,943$8,247,943100%--
100Dead Ringers$8,038,508$8,038,508100%--
101A New Life$7,721,852$7,721,852100%--
102Stealing Home$7,467,504$7,467,504100%--
103Phantasm II$7,282,851$7,282,851100%--
104Off Limits$7,242,035$7,242,035100%--
105Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown$7,179,298$7,179,298100%--
106A Cry in the Dark$6,908,797$6,908,797100%--
107Hairspray$6,671,108$6,671,108100%--
108Fresh Horses$6,640,346$6,640,346100%--
109Hot to Trot$6,436,211$6,436,211100%--
110Mac and Me$6,424,112$6,424,112100%--
111The Unholy$6,337,299$6,337,299100%--
112A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon$6,264,058$6,264,058100%--
113Braddock: Missing in Action III$6,193,901$6,193,901100%--
1141969$5,979,011$5,979,011100%--
115The Rescue$5,855,392$5,855,392100%--
116Eight Men Out$5,680,515$5,680,515100%--
117Elvira: Mistress of the Dark$5,596,267$5,596,267100%--
118Heartbreak Hotel$5,509,417$5,509,417100%--
119Monkey Shines$5,344,577$5,344,577100%--
120Hero and the Terror$5,301,200$5,301,200100%--
121Clara's Heart$5,194,491$5,194,491100%--
122Torch Song Trilogy$4,868,450$4,865,99799.9%$2,453<0.1%
123The Good Mother$4,764,606$4,764,606100%--
124Sunset$4,594,452$4,594,452100%--
125Au Revoir les Enfants$4,542,825$4,542,825100%--
126Babette's Feast$4,398,938$4,398,938100%--
127Bat*21$3,966,256$3,966,256100%--
128Memories of Me$3,965,604$3,965,604100%--
129Feds$3,838,793$3,838,793100%--
130Critters 2$3,813,293$3,813,293100%--
131Sweet Hearts Dance$3,790,493$3,790,493100%--
132Imagine: John Lennon$3,754,125$3,753,977100%$148<0.1%
133Dead Heat$3,588,626$3,588,626100%--
134Bagdad Cafe$3,587,303$3,587,303100%--
135Tougher Than Leather$3,582,760$3,582,760100%--
136The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking$3,569,939$3,569,939100%--
137Madame Sousatzka$3,548,238$3,548,238100%--
138Things Change$3,527,886$3,527,886100%--
139The Big Blue$3,500,000$3,500,000100%--
140Talk Radio$3,468,572$3,468,572100%--
141Pumpkinhead$3,385,516$3,385,516100%--
142Wings of Desire$3,212,686$3,210,13999.9%$2,547<0.1%
143Night of the Demons$3,109,904$3,109,904100%--
144White Mischief$3,107,551$3,107,551100%--
145Dominick and Eugene$3,076,031$3,076,031100%--
146Messenger of Death$3,074,681$3,074,681100%--
147Running on Empty$2,835,116$2,835,116100%--
148The Manchurian Candidate 1988 Re-release$2,757,256$2,757,256100%--
14918 Again!$2,567,099$2,567,099100%--
150Kansas$2,432,536$2,432,536100%--
151A World Apart$2,326,860$2,326,860100%--
152Bird$2,181,286$2,181,286100%--
153Salaam Bombay!$2,080,046$2,080,046100%--
154Pelle the Conqueror$2,053,931$2,053,931100%--
155The Moderns$2,011,497$2,011,497100%--
156Vibes$1,883,811$1,883,811100%--
157Stormy Monday$1,791,328$1,791,328100%--
158Little Nikita$1,733,070$1,733,070100%--
159Lady in White$1,705,139$1,705,139100%--
160Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh$1,577,480$1,577,480100%--
161Another Woman$1,562,749$1,562,749100%--
162A Handful of Dust$1,560,700$1,560,700100%--
163Two Moon Junction$1,547,397$1,547,397100%--
164Pascali's Island$1,451,857$1,451,857100%--
165Midnight Crossing$1,328,001$1,328,001100%--
166Patty Hearst$1,223,326$1,223,326100%--
167Mr. North$1,221,366$1,221,366100%--
168A Time of Destiny$1,212,487$1,212,487100%--
169The Thin Blue Line$1,209,846$1,209,846100%--
170The Lair of the White Worm$1,189,315$1,189,315100%--
171The Wrong Guys$1,152,786$1,152,786100%--
172Aria$1,028,679$1,028,679100%--
173Little Dorrit$1,025,228$1,025,228100%--
174Five Corners$969,205$969,205100%--
175Appointment with Death$960,040$960,040100%--
176Watchers$940,173$940,173100%--
177Julia and Julia$901,364$901,364100%--
178Boyfriends and Girlfriends$823,243$823,243100%--
179Waxwork$808,114$808,114100%--
180Bulletproof$807,947$807,947100%--
181Sister, Sister$743,445$743,445100%--
182And God Created Woman$717,376$717,376100%--
183Split Decisions$695,822$695,822100%--
184Maniac Cop$671,382$671,382100%--
185Spellbinder$657,446$657,446100%--
186Da$644,532$644,532100%--
187Spike of Bensonhurst$623,112$623,112100%--
188Powaqqatsi$589,244$589,244100%--
189Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw$586,938$586,938100%--
190Buster$540,000$540,000100%--
191The House on Carroll Street$459,824$459,824100%--
192Full Moon in Blue Water$450,726$450,726100%--
193Track 29$429,028$429,028100%--
194Tiger Warsaw$422,667$422,667100%--
195Aloha Summer$418,379$418,379100%--
196Some Girls$401,421$401,421100%--
197The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years$373,743$373,743100%--
198Gandahar$370,698$370,698100%--
199The Family$346,730$346,730100%--
200The Deceivers$346,297$346,297100%--
201Prison$345,704$345,704100%--
202It Takes Two$344,375$344,375100%--
203Tapeheads$343,786$343,786100%--
204World Gone Wild$323,947$323,947100%--
205Promised Land$316,199$316,199100%--
206The Chocolate War$303,624$303,624100%--
207Rent-a-Cop$295,000$295,000100%--
208Plain Clothes$289,323$289,323100%--
209Illegally Yours$259,019$259,019100%--
210Call Me$251,819$251,819100%--
211Judgement in Berlin$229,556$229,556100%--
212Bellman and True$226,944$226,944100%--
213The Year My Voice Broke$213,901$213,901100%--
214Beatrice$211,821$211,821100%--
215Matador$210,318$206,95298.4%$3,3661.6%
216Eat the Rich$200,723$200,723100%--
217Mondo New York$193,209$193,209100%--
218Miles from Home$188,964$188,964100%--
219Rocket Gibraltar$187,349$187,349100%--
220Seven Hours to Judgment$177,820$177,820100%--
221My Best Friend Is a Vampire$174,380$174,380100%--
222Pass the Ammo$169,785$169,785100%--
223The Blue Iguana$161,398$161,398100%--
224The Beast of War$161,004$161,004100%--
225Taffin$159,969$159,969100%--
226Gor$159,731$159,731100%--
227Distant Thunder$156,188$156,188100%--
228Hanna's War$139,796$139,796100%--
229The in Crowd$136,567$136,567100%--
230Consuming Passions$118,206$118,206100%--
231The Kitchen Toto$101,807$101,807100%--
232The Telephone$99,978$99,978100%--
233Amsterdamned$98,003$98,003100%--
234Ghost Town$75,000$75,000100%--
235King Lear$61,821$61,821100%--
236Love at Stake$61,789$61,789100%--
237Pulse$40,397$40,397100%--
238A Killing Affair$35,000$35,000100%--
239The Lighthorsemen$33,779$33,779100%--
240Doin' Time on Planet Earth$29,576$29,576100%--
241We Think the World of You$20,998$20,998100%--
242Puss in Boots$12,951$12,951100%--
243Haunted Summer$9,911$9,911100%--
244Missing Link$6,127$6,127100%--
245The Prince of Pennsylvania$5,415$5,415100%--
246When the Wind Blows$5,274$5,274100%--
247After School$3,967$3,967100%--
248State Park$421$421100%--