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%
5Dead Poets Society$235,860,116$95,860,11640.6%$140,000,00059.4%
6Twins$216,614,388$111,938,38851.7%$104,676,00048.3%
7Rambo III$189,015,611$53,715,61128.4%$135,300,00071.6%
8Cocktail$171,504,781$78,222,75345.6%$93,282,02854.4%
9Big$151,668,774$114,968,77475.8%$36,700,00024.2%
10Die Hard$140,767,956$83,008,85259%$57,759,10441%
11Working Girl$102,953,112$63,779,47762%$39,173,63538%
12The Land Before Time$84,460,846$48,092,84656.9%$36,368,00043.1%
13Midnight Run$81,613,606$38,413,60647.1%$43,200,00052.9%
14The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!$78,756,177$78,756,177100%--
15Beetlejuice$73,707,461$73,707,461100%--
16A Fish Called Wanda$62,493,712$62,493,712100%--
17Gorillas in the Mist$61,149,479$24,720,47940.4%$36,429,00059.6%
18Scrooged$60,328,558$60,328,558100%--
19Willow$57,269,863$57,269,863100%--
20Beaches$57,041,866$57,041,866100%--
21Oliver & Company$53,279,055$53,279,055100%--
22Biloxi Blues$51,684,798$43,184,79883.6%$8,500,00016.4%
23Bull Durham$50,888,729$50,888,729100%--
24A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master$49,369,899$49,369,899100%--
25Colors$46,616,067$46,616,067100%--
26Young Guns$45,661,556$45,661,556100%--
27Child's Play$44,196,684$33,244,68475.2%$10,952,00024.8%
28The Great Outdoors$43,455,230$41,455,23095.4%$2,000,0004.6%
29Dirty Rotten Scoundrels$42,039,085$42,039,085100%--
30Tequila Sunrise$41,292,551$41,292,551100%--
31Big Business$40,150,487$40,150,487100%--
32Bambi 1988 Re-release$39,047,150$39,047,150100%--
33The Dead Pool$37,903,295$37,903,295100%--
34Red Heat$34,994,648$34,994,648100%--
35Dangerous Liaisons$34,670,720$34,670,720100%--
36Mississippi Burning$34,603,943$34,603,943100%--
37The Accidental Tourist$32,632,093$32,632,093100%--
38Alien Nation$32,155,047$25,216,24378.4%$6,938,80421.6%
39The Accused$32,078,318$32,078,318100%--
40Shoot to Kill$29,300,090$29,300,090100%--
41Ernest Saves Christmas$28,202,109$28,202,109100%--
42Betrayed$25,816,139$25,816,139100%--
43Funny Farm$25,537,221$25,537,221100%--
44Cocoon: The Return$25,024,919$18,924,91975.6%$6,100,00024.4%
45The Fox and the Hound 1988 Re-release$23,556,988$23,556,988100%--
46License to Drive$22,433,275$22,433,275100%--
47Short Circuit 2$21,630,088$21,630,088100%--
48Married to the Mob$21,486,757$21,486,757100%--
49Punchline$21,042,667$21,042,667100%--
50The Presidio$20,324,096$20,324,096100%--
51Action Jackson$20,256,975$20,256,975100%--
52Tucker: The Man and His Dream$19,652,638$19,652,638100%--
53The Serpent and the Rainbow$19,595,031$19,595,031100%--
54Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach$19,510,371$19,510,371100%--
55Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood$19,170,001$19,170,001100%--
56The Seventh Sign$18,875,011$18,875,011100%--
57Above the Law$18,869,631$18,869,631100%--
58Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers$17,768,757$17,768,757100%--
59Frantic$17,637,950$17,637,950100%--
60Johnny Be Good$17,550,399$17,550,399100%--
61For Keeps?$17,514,553$17,514,553100%--
62Crossing Delancey$16,262,415$16,262,415100%--
63Bright Lights, Big City$16,118,077$16,118,077100%--
64She's Having a Baby$16,031,707$16,031,707100%--
65Masquerade$15,855,828$15,855,828100%--
66Big Top Pee-wee$15,122,324$15,122,324100%--
67Arthur 2: On the Rocks$14,681,192$14,681,192100%--
68School Daze$14,545,844$14,545,844100%--
69Poltergeist III$14,114,488$14,114,488100%--
70Stand and Deliver$13,994,920$13,994,920100%--
71My Stepmother Is an Alien$13,854,000$13,854,000100%--
72The Milagro Beanfield War$13,825,794$13,825,794100%--
73Return to Snowy River$13,687,027$13,687,027100%--
74Vice Versa$13,664,060$13,664,060100%--
75I'm Gonna Git You Sucka$13,030,057$13,030,057100%--
76They Live$13,008,928$13,008,928100%--
77Mystic Pizza$12,793,213$12,793,213100%--
78D.O.A.$12,706,478$12,706,478100%--
79Everybody's All-American$12,638,294$12,638,294100%--
80Casual Sex?$12,277,096$12,277,096100%--
81Hellbound: Hellraiser II$12,090,735$12,090,735100%--
82Bloodsport$11,806,119$11,806,119100%--
83Caddyshack II$11,798,302$11,798,302100%--
84Moon Over Parador$11,444,204$11,444,204100%--
85The Couch Trip$11,005,304$11,005,304100%--
86Moving$10,815,378$10,815,378100%--
87Iron Eagle II$10,497,324$10,497,324100%--
88Shakedown$10,068,039$10,068,039100%--
89The Unbearable Lightness of Being$10,006,806$10,006,806100%--
90Bad Dreams$9,797,098$9,797,098100%--
91Return of the Living Dead II$9,205,924$9,205,924100%--
92Switching Channels$9,129,999$9,129,999100%--
93Salsa$8,892,589$8,892,589100%--
94Clean and Sober$8,674,093$8,674,093100%--
95U2: Rattle and Hum$8,600,823$8,600,823100%--
96High Spirits$8,578,231$8,578,231100%--
97Without a Clue$8,539,181$8,539,181100%--
98The Last Temptation of Christ$8,373,585$8,373,585100%--
99Satisfaction$8,253,123$8,253,123100%--
100The Blob$8,247,943$8,247,943100%--
101Dead Ringers$8,038,508$8,038,508100%--
102A New Life$7,721,852$7,721,852100%--
103Stealing Home$7,467,504$7,467,504100%--
104Phantasm II$7,282,851$7,282,851100%--
105Off Limits$7,242,035$7,242,035100%--
106Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown$7,179,298$7,179,298100%--
107A Cry in the Dark$6,908,797$6,908,797100%--
108Hairspray$6,671,108$6,671,108100%--
109Fresh Horses$6,640,346$6,640,346100%--
110Hot to Trot$6,436,211$6,436,211100%--
111Mac and Me$6,424,112$6,424,112100%--
112The Unholy$6,337,299$6,337,299100%--
113A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon$6,264,058$6,264,058100%--
114Braddock: Missing in Action III$6,193,901$6,193,901100%--
1151969$5,979,011$5,979,011100%--
116The Rescue$5,855,392$5,855,392100%--
117Eight Men Out$5,680,515$5,680,515100%--
118Elvira: Mistress of the Dark$5,596,267$5,596,267100%--
119Heartbreak Hotel$5,509,417$5,509,417100%--
120Monkey Shines$5,344,577$5,344,577100%--
121Hero and the Terror$5,301,200$5,301,200100%--
122Clara's Heart$5,194,491$5,194,491100%--
123Torch Song Trilogy$4,868,450$4,865,99799.9%$2,453<0.1%
124The Good Mother$4,764,606$4,764,606100%--
125Sunset$4,594,452$4,594,452100%--
126Au Revoir les Enfants$4,542,825$4,542,825100%--
127Babette's Feast$4,398,938$4,398,938100%--
128Bat*21$3,966,256$3,966,256100%--
129Memories of Me$3,965,604$3,965,604100%--
130Feds$3,838,793$3,838,793100%--
131Critters 2$3,813,293$3,813,293100%--
132Sweet Hearts Dance$3,790,493$3,790,493100%--
133Imagine: John Lennon$3,754,125$3,753,977100%$148<0.1%
134Dead Heat$3,588,626$3,588,626100%--
135Bagdad Cafe$3,587,303$3,587,303100%--
136Tougher Than Leather$3,582,760$3,582,760100%--
137The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking$3,569,939$3,569,939100%--
138Madame Sousatzka$3,548,238$3,548,238100%--
139Things Change$3,527,886$3,527,886100%--
140The Big Blue$3,500,000$3,500,000100%--
141Talk Radio$3,468,572$3,468,572100%--
142Pumpkinhead$3,385,516$3,385,516100%--
143Wings of Desire$3,212,686$3,210,13999.9%$2,547<0.1%
144Night of the Demons$3,109,904$3,109,904100%--
145White Mischief$3,107,551$3,107,551100%--
146Dominick and Eugene$3,076,031$3,076,031100%--
147Messenger of Death$3,074,681$3,074,681100%--
148Running on Empty$2,835,116$2,835,116100%--
149The Manchurian Candidate 1988 Re-release$2,757,256$2,757,256100%--
15018 Again!$2,567,099$2,567,099100%--
151Kansas$2,432,536$2,432,536100%--
152A World Apart$2,326,860$2,326,860100%--
153Bird$2,181,286$2,181,286100%--
154Salaam Bombay!$2,080,046$2,080,046100%--
155Pelle the Conqueror$2,053,931$2,053,931100%--
156The Moderns$2,011,497$2,011,497100%--
157Vibes$1,883,811$1,883,811100%--
158Stormy Monday$1,791,328$1,791,328100%--
159Little Nikita$1,733,070$1,733,070100%--
160Lady in White$1,705,139$1,705,139100%--
161Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh$1,577,480$1,577,480100%--
162Another Woman$1,562,749$1,562,749100%--
163A Handful of Dust$1,560,700$1,560,700100%--
164Two Moon Junction$1,547,397$1,547,397100%--
165Pascali's Island$1,451,857$1,451,857100%--
166Midnight Crossing$1,328,001$1,328,001100%--
167Patty Hearst$1,223,326$1,223,326100%--
168Mr. North$1,221,366$1,221,366100%--
169A Time of Destiny$1,212,487$1,212,487100%--
170The Thin Blue Line$1,209,846$1,209,846100%--
171The Lair of the White Worm$1,189,315$1,189,315100%--
172The Wrong Guys$1,152,786$1,152,786100%--
173Aria$1,028,679$1,028,679100%--
174Little Dorrit$1,025,228$1,025,228100%--
175Five Corners$969,205$969,205100%--
176Appointment with Death$960,040$960,040100%--
177Watchers$940,173$940,173100%--
178Julia and Julia$901,364$901,364100%--
179Boyfriends and Girlfriends$823,243$823,243100%--
180Waxwork$808,114$808,114100%--
181Bulletproof$807,947$807,947100%--
182Sister, Sister$743,445$743,445100%--
183And God Created Woman$717,376$717,376100%--
184Split Decisions$695,822$695,822100%--
185Maniac Cop$671,382$671,382100%--
186Spellbinder$657,446$657,446100%--
187Da$644,532$644,532100%--
188Spike of Bensonhurst$623,112$623,112100%--
189Powaqqatsi$589,244$589,244100%--
190Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw$586,938$586,938100%--
191Buster$540,000$540,000100%--
192The House on Carroll Street$459,824$459,824100%--
193Full Moon in Blue Water$450,726$450,726100%--
194Track 29$429,028$429,028100%--
195Tiger Warsaw$422,667$422,667100%--
196Aloha Summer$418,379$418,379100%--
197Some Girls$401,421$401,421100%--
198The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years$373,743$373,743100%--
199Gandahar$370,698$370,698100%--
200The Family$346,730$346,730100%--
201The Deceivers$346,297$346,297100%--
202Prison$345,704$345,704100%--
203It Takes Two$344,375$344,375100%--
204Tapeheads$343,786$343,786100%--
205World Gone Wild$323,947$323,947100%--
206Promised Land$316,199$316,199100%--
207The Chocolate War$303,624$303,624100%--
208Rent-a-Cop$295,000$295,000100%--
209Plain Clothes$289,323$289,323100%--
210Illegally Yours$259,019$259,019100%--
211Call Me$251,819$251,819100%--
212Judgement in Berlin$229,556$229,556100%--
213Bellman and True$226,944$226,944100%--
214The Year My Voice Broke$213,901$213,901100%--
215Beatrice$211,821$211,821100%--
216Matador$210,318$206,95298.4%$3,3661.6%
217Eat the Rich$200,723$200,723100%--
218Mondo New York$193,209$193,209100%--
219Miles from Home$188,964$188,964100%--
220Rocket Gibraltar$187,349$187,349100%--
221Seven Hours to Judgment$177,820$177,820100%--
222My Best Friend Is a Vampire$174,380$174,380100%--
223Pass the Ammo$169,785$169,785100%--
224The Blue Iguana$161,398$161,398100%--
225The Beast of War$161,004$161,004100%--
226Taffin$159,969$159,969100%--
227Gor$159,731$159,731100%--
228Distant Thunder$156,188$156,188100%--
229Hanna's War$139,796$139,796100%--
230The In Crowd$136,567$136,567100%--
231Consuming Passions$118,206$118,206100%--
232The Kitchen Toto$101,807$101,807100%--
233The Telephone$99,978$99,978100%--
234Amsterdamned$98,003$98,003100%--
235Ghost Town$75,000$75,000100%--
236King Lear$61,821$61,821100%--
237Love at Stake$61,789$61,789100%--
238Pulse$40,397$40,397100%--
239A Killing Affair$35,000$35,000100%--
240The Lighthorsemen$33,779$33,779100%--
241Doin' Time on Planet Earth$29,576$29,576100%--
242We Think the World of You$20,998$20,998100%--
243Puss in Boots$12,951$12,951100%--
244Haunted Summer$9,911$9,911100%--
245Missing Link$6,127$6,127100%--
246The Prince of Pennsylvania$5,415$5,415100%--
247When the Wind Blows$5,274$5,274100%--
248After School$3,967$3,967100%--
249State Park$421$421100%--