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1987 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1987
Viewing Chart as of Feb. 15, 1988

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–269
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1Beverly Hills Cop IIPar.$153,665,0362,326$153,665,036100.0%5/20
2Fatal AttractionPar.$143,520,9911,401$156,645,69391.6%9/18
3Three Men and a BabyBV$131,990,0121,813$167,780,96078.7%11/25
4The UntouchablesPar.$76,270,4541,501$76,270,454100.0%6/5
5The Secret of My SuccessUni.$66,995,8791,346$66,995,879100.0%4/10
6StakeoutBV$65,673,2331,364$65,673,233100.0%8/7
7Lethal WeaponWB$65,207,1271,420$65,207,127100.0%3/6
8The Witches of EastwickWB$63,766,5101,337$63,766,510100.0%6/12
9Dirty DancingVest$63,446,3821,012$63,446,382100.0%8/21
10Good Morning, Vietnam BV$62,828,8941,588$123,922,37050.7%12/25
11PredatorFox$59,735,5481,636$59,735,548100.0%6/12
12DragnetUni.$57,387,5161,343$57,387,516100.0%6/26
13La BambaCol.$54,215,4161,251$54,215,416100.0%7/24
14Throw Momma From the TrainOrion$53,680,9601,623$57,915,97292.7%12/11
15RobocopOrion$53,424,6811,601$53,424,681100.0%7/17
16Outrageous FortuneBV$52,864,7411,316$52,864,741100.0%1/30
17The Living DaylightsUA$51,185,8971,728$51,185,897100.0%7/31
18Eddie Murphy RawPar.$48,982,3511,494$50,504,65597.0%12/18
19Planes, Trains and AutomobilesPar.$47,664,3501,684$49,530,28096.2%11/25
20Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Re-issue) (1987)BV$46,594,2121,729$46,594,212100.0%7/17
21Full Metal JacketWB$46,357,6761,075$46,357,676100.0%6/26
22A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream WarriorsNL$44,793,2221,383$44,793,222100.0%2/27
23MannequinFox$42,721,196978$42,721,196100.0%2/13
24RoxanneCol.$40,050,8841,124$40,050,884100.0%6/19
25Blind DateTriS$39,321,7151,390$39,321,715100.0%3/27
26Broadcast NewsFox$38,615,166848$51,249,40475.3%12/18
27The Running ManTriS$38,122,1051,694$38,122,105100.0%11/13
28SpaceballsMGM$38,119,4831,389$38,119,483100.0%6/26
29Summer SchoolPar.$35,659,0981,366$35,659,098100.0%7/24
30Wall StreetFox$35,579,275989$43,848,06981.1%12/11
31No Way OutOrion$35,509,5151,130$35,509,515100.0%8/14
32Like Father, Like SonTriS$34,377,5851,277$34,377,585100.0%10/2
33Adventures in BabysittingBV$34,368,4751,148$34,368,475100.0%7/3
34Cinderella (1987 re-issue)BV$34,101,1491,657$34,101,149100.0%11/20
35The Lost BoysWB$32,222,5671,249$32,222,567100.0%7/31
36Can't Buy Me LoveBV$31,623,8331,283$31,623,833100.0%8/14
37NutsWB$30,950,0021,112$30,950,002100.0%11/20
38The Princess BrideFox$30,857,814803$30,857,814100.0%9/25
39MoonstruckMGM$30,720,7251,000$80,640,52838.1%12/18
40Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in ParadiseFox$30,063,2891,358$30,063,289100.0%7/10
41Harry and the HendersonsUni.$29,760,6131,424$29,760,613100.0%6/5
42* batteries not includedUni.$29,061,7841,367$32,945,79788.2%12/18
43Police Academy 4: Citizens on PatrolWB$28,061,3431,750$28,061,343100.0%4/3
44Baby BoomUA$26,712,476892$26,712,476100.0%10/9
45InnerspaceWB$25,893,8101,603$25,893,810100.0%7/3
46Tin MenBV$25,411,386798$25,411,386100.0%3/6
47Black WidowFox$25,205,460754$25,205,460100.0%2/6
48Ernest Goes to CampBV$23,509,3821,541$23,509,382100.0%5/22
49Raising ArizonaFox$22,847,564697$22,847,564100.0%3/13
50OverboardMGM$22,557,5741,135$26,713,18784.4%12/18
51Benji the HuntedBV$22,257,6241,188$22,257,624100.0%6/5
52Empire of the SunWB$22,238,696673$22,238,696100.0%12/11
53Jaws IV: The RevengeUni.$20,763,0131,611$20,763,013100.0%7/17
54Hello AgainBV$20,419,4461,207$20,419,446100.0%11/6
55Critical ConditionPar.$20,240,5021,343$20,240,502100.0%1/16
56The PrincipalTriS$19,734,9401,196$19,734,940100.0%9/18
57SuspectTriS$18,782,4001,029$18,782,400100.0%10/23
58The BelieversOrion$18,753,4381,548$18,753,438100.0%6/12
59Some Kind of WonderfulPar.$18,553,9481,082$18,553,948100.0%2/27
60Project X (1987)Fox$18,532,2861,025$18,532,286100.0%4/17
61The Big EasyCol.$17,685,3071,219$17,685,307100.0%8/21
62The Aristocats (Re-issue) (1987)BV$17,452,6581,491$17,452,658100.0%4/10
63Born in East L.A.Uni.$17,355,2631,112$17,355,263100.0%8/21
64Masters of the UniverseCan.$17,336,3701,185$17,336,370100.0%8/7
65Angel HeartTriS$17,185,632819$17,185,632100.0%3/6
66BurglarWB$16,337,3551,019$16,337,355100.0%3/20
67Over the TopWB$16,057,5801,758$16,057,580100.0%2/13
68Superman IV: The Quest for PeaceWB$15,681,0201,511$15,681,020100.0%7/24
69Flowers in the AtticNW$15,151,7361,095$15,151,736100.0%11/20
70Radio DaysOrion$14,792,779488$14,792,779100.0%1/30
71HellraiserNW$14,564,0271,104$14,564,027100.0%9/18
72IshtarCol.$14,375,1811,139$14,375,181100.0%5/15
73Prince of DarknessUni.$14,182,4921,239$14,182,492100.0%10/23
74Creepshow 2NW$14,000,0001,012$14,000,000100.0%5/1
75For KeepsTriS$13,913,768959$17,514,55379.4%1/15
76The Last EmperorCol.$13,858,723372$43,984,23031.5%11/20
77Hamburger HillPar.$13,839,404814$13,839,404100.0%8/28
78The GateNCeV$13,539,4581,148$13,539,458100.0%5/15
79The Pick-Up ArtistFox$13,290,3681,132$13,290,368100.0%9/18
80Back to the BeachPar.$13,110,9031,080$13,110,903100.0%8/7
81The Bedroom WindowDEG$12,640,385934$12,640,385100.0%1/16
82The Fourth ProtocolLori$12,423,8311,061$12,423,831100.0%8/28
83Less Than ZeroFox$12,396,383871$12,396,383100.0%11/6
84Fatal BeautyMGM$12,046,5261,117$12,046,526100.0%10/30
85The Serpent and the RainbowUni.$11,474,6371,431$19,595,03158.6%2/5
86Extreme PrejudiceTriS$11,307,8441,071$11,307,844100.0%4/24
87Light of DayTriS$10,489,6171,041$10,489,617100.0%2/6
88DisorderliesWB$10,348,437544$10,348,437100.0%8/14
89Someone to Watch Over MeCol.$10,278,549894$10,278,549100.0%10/9
90Maid to OrderNCeV$9,868,521522$9,868,521100.0%7/31
91The HiddenNL$9,747,9881,045$9,747,988100.0%10/30
92From the HipDEG$9,518,342971$9,518,342100.0%2/6
93The Couch TripLori$9,192,8461,332$11,005,30483.5%1/15
94My Life as a DogSkou$8,345,2661$8,345,266100.0%5/1
95Return of the Living Dead 2Lori$7,913,5211,467$9,205,92486.0%1/15
96Teen Wolf TooAtl$7,888,7031,540$7,888,703100.0%11/20
97She's Having a BabyPar.$7,847,6371,133$16,031,70749.0%2/5
98House IINW$7,800,0001,069$7,800,000100.0%8/28
99Wanted: Dead or AliveNW$7,555,0001,032$7,555,000100.0%1/16
100Who's That GirlWB$7,305,209944$7,305,209100.0%8/7
Summary of 269 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,430,112,541----
Averages:$12,751,348----
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