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1986 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1986
Viewing Chart as of Feb. 10, 1987

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–237
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1Top GunPar.$176,781,7281,531$176,781,728100.0%5/16
2Crocodile DundeePar.$143,600,2341,495$174,803,50682.1%9/26
3The Karate Kid Part IICol.$115,103,9791,610$115,103,979100.0%6/20
4Star Trek IV: The Voyage HomePar.$101,920,0361,956$109,713,13292.9%11/26
5Back to SchoolOrion$91,258,0001,751$91,258,000100.0%6/13
6AliensFox$85,160,2481,454$85,160,248100.0%7/18
7The Golden ChildPar.$72,981,8361,714$79,817,93791.4%12/12
8Ruthless PeopleBV$71,624,8791,114$71,624,879100.0%6/27
9Ferris Bueller's Day OffPar.$70,136,3691,330$70,136,369100.0%6/11
10Down and Out in Beverly HillsBV$62,134,2251,084$62,134,225100.0%1/31
11The Color of MoneyBV$52,293,9821,205$52,293,982100.0%10/17
12Stand by MeCol.$52,287,414848$52,287,414100.0%8/8
13Legal EaglesUni.$49,851,5911,248$49,851,591100.0%6/20
14CobraWB$49,042,2242,131$49,042,224100.0%5/23
15An American TailUni.$47,483,0021,249$47,483,002100.0%11/21
16Police Academy 3: Back in TrainingWB$43,579,1631,788$43,579,163100.0%3/21
17Heartbreak RidgeWB$42,724,0171,647$42,724,017100.0%12/5
18Peggy Sue Got MarriedTriS$41,382,8411,107$41,382,841100.0%10/10
19Poltergeist II: The Other SideMGM$40,996,6651,599$40,996,665100.0%5/23
20Short CircuitTriS$40,697,7611,310$40,697,761100.0%5/9
21Pretty in PinkPar.$40,471,6631,117$40,471,663100.0%2/28
22The FlyFox$40,456,5651,201$40,456,565100.0%8/15
23PlatoonOrion$40,128,292856$138,530,56529.0%12/19
24Three AmigosOrion$39,246,7341,466$39,246,734100.0%12/12
25About Last Night...TriS$38,702,310887$38,702,310100.0%7/4
26Running ScaredMGM$38,500,7261,376$38,500,726100.0%6/27
27The Money PitUni.$37,499,6511,193$37,499,651100.0%3/28
28Gung HoPar.$36,611,6101,175$36,611,610100.0%3/14
29Hannah and Her SistersOrion$35,392,203761$35,392,203100.0%2/7
30Little Shop of HorrorsWB$34,798,5781,183$38,748,39589.8%12/19
31Nothing in CommonTriS$32,324,557980$32,324,557100.0%8/1
32Lady and the Tramp (re-issue) (1986)BV$31,129,0821,375$31,129,082100.0%12/19
33Jumpin' Jack FlashFox$29,844,1011,085$29,844,101100.0%10/10
34Soul ManNW$27,820,0001,320$27,820,000100.0%10/24
35WildcatsWB$26,285,5441,062$26,285,544100.0%2/14
36The Great Mouse DetectiveBV$25,336,7941,198$25,336,794100.0%7/4
37HeartburnPar.$25,314,189850$25,314,189100.0%7/25
38The Morning AfterFox$25,147,055955$25,147,055100.0%12/26
39Iron EagleTriS$24,159,8721,129$24,159,872100.0%1/17
40Children of a Lesser GodPar.$22,143,674544$31,853,08069.5%10/3
41Tough GuysBV$21,458,2291,266$21,458,229100.0%10/3
42F/XOrion$20,603,715914$20,603,715100.0%2/7
43Crimes of the HeartDEG$19,653,056685$22,905,52285.8%12/12
44Friday the 13th Part VIPar.$19,472,0571,610$19,472,057100.0%8/1
45HouseNW$19,444,6311,440$19,444,631100.0%2/28
46Flight of the NavigatorBV$18,564,6131,024$18,564,613100.0%7/30
47Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is CallingCol.$18,034,1501,203$18,034,150100.0%5/2
48The Delta ForceCan.$17,768,9001,720$17,768,900100.0%2/14
49Song of the South (Re-issue)BV$17,659,3461,529$17,659,346100.0%11/21
50Critical ConditionPar.$16,844,9981,343$20,240,50283.2%1/16
51Howard the DuckUni.$16,295,7741,563$16,295,774100.0%8/1
52Raw DealDEG$16,209,4591,733$16,209,459100.0%6/6
53Armed and DangerousCol.$15,945,5341,557$15,945,534100.0%8/15
54LegendUni.$15,502,1121,187$15,502,112100.0%4/18
55YoungbloodUA$15,448,3841,354$15,448,384100.0%1/31
56Sleeping Beauty (Re-issue)BV$15,120,1951,159$15,120,195100.0%3/7
57Outrageous FortuneBV$14,498,2851,084$52,864,74127.4%1/30
58Psycho IIIUni.$14,481,6061,408$14,481,606100.0%7/4
59The Mosquito CoastWB$14,302,779451$14,302,779100.0%11/26
60Sweet LibertyUni.$14,205,0211,238$14,205,021100.0%5/16
61One Crazy SummerWB$13,431,806984$13,431,806100.0%8/8
62ExtremitiesAtl$13,418,091696$13,418,091100.0%8/22
63CrittersNL$13,167,232633$13,167,232100.0%4/11
64April Fool's DayPar.$12,947,7631,202$12,947,763100.0%3/28
65LabyrinthTriS$12,729,9171,141$12,729,917100.0%6/27
66Club ParadiseWB$12,308,5211,186$12,308,521100.0%7/11
67No MercyTriS$12,303,9041,206$12,303,904100.0%12/19
68Brighton Beach MemoirsUni.$11,957,943778$11,957,943100.0%12/26
69FirewalkerCan.$11,949,4841,120$11,949,484100.0%11/21
70A Room with a ViewCinc$11,495,52447$20,966,64454.8%3/7
71The MissionWB$11,192,320730$17,218,02365.0%10/31
72Big Trouble in Little ChinaFox$11,100,0001,092$11,100,000100.0%7/4
73The Bedroom WindowDEG$10,525,761934$12,640,38583.3%1/16
74Under the Cherry MoonWB$10,090,429976$10,090,429100.0%7/4
75Murphy's LawCan.$9,947,6311,260$9,947,631100.0%4/18
76Space CampFox$9,697,7391,024$9,697,739100.0%6/6
77Deadly FriendWB$8,988,7311,213$8,988,731100.0%10/10
78ManhunterDEG$8,620,929779$8,620,929100.0%8/15
79Blue VelvetDEG$8,551,228188$8,551,228100.0%9/19
80The Care Bears Movie 2Col.$8,540,3461,476$8,540,346100.0%3/7
81Wise GuysMGM$8,475,466424$8,475,466100.0%4/18
82Something WildOrion$8,362,969916$8,362,969100.0%11/7
83LucasFox$8,200,000629$8,200,000100.0%3/28
84Haunted HoneymoonOrion$8,033,3971,047$8,033,397100.0%7/25
85The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2Can.$8,025,8721,474$8,025,872100.0%8/22
86The Best of TimesUni.$7,790,931872$7,790,931100.0%1/31
87QuicksilverCol.$7,634,9091,253$7,634,909100.0%2/14
88Wanted: Dead or AliveNW$7,555,0001,032$7,555,000100.0%1/16
89Maximum OverdriveDEG$7,433,6631,198$7,433,663100.0%7/25
90The Boy Who Could FlyFox$7,177,431664$7,177,431100.0%8/15
91The Name of the RoseFox$7,153,487176$7,153,487100.0%9/26
92She's Gotta Have ItIsld$7,137,5021$7,137,502100.0%8/8
93Blue CityPar.$6,947,7871,050$6,947,787100.0%5/2
94Trick or TreatDEG$6,797,2181,267$6,797,218100.0%10/24
959 1/2 WeeksMGM$6,735,92228$6,735,922100.0%2/21
96Black Moon RisingNW$6,637,565902$6,637,565100.0%1/10
97Just Between FriendsOrion$6,408,791352$6,408,791100.0%3/21
98AssassinationCan.$6,075,7931,000$6,075,793100.0%1/9
99A Fine MessCol.$6,029,8241,162$6,029,824100.0%8/8
100My Little PonyDEG$5,958,4561,003$5,958,456100.0%6/6
Summary of 237 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,095,194,025----
Averages:$13,059,890----
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