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1989 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1989
Viewing Chart as of Feb. 12, 1990

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–260
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1BatmanWB$251,188,9242,201$251,188,924100.0%6/23
2Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadePar.$197,171,8062,327$197,171,806100.0%5/24
3Lethal Weapon 2WB$147,253,9861,830$147,253,986100.0%7/7
4Honey, I Shrunk the KidsBV$130,724,1721,498$130,724,172100.0%6/23
5Look Who's TalkingTriS$129,477,4791,651$140,088,81392.4%10/13
6Back to the Future Part IIUni.$113,405,2162,107$118,450,00295.7%11/22
7Ghostbusters IICol.$112,494,7382,410$112,494,738100.0%6/16
8ParenthoodUni.$100,047,8301,399$100,047,830100.0%8/2
9Dead Poets SocietyBV$95,860,1161,109$95,860,116100.0%6/2
10When Harry Met Sally...Col.$92,823,5461,174$92,823,546100.0%7/14
11The War of the RosesFox$77,599,2391,559$86,888,54689.3%12/8
12The Little MermaidBV$72,236,4241,533$84,355,86385.6%11/17
13Christmas VacationWB$71,319,5261,950$71,319,526100.0%12/1
14Turner & HoochBV$71,079,9151,888$71,079,915100.0%7/28
15Steel MagnoliasTriS$69,428,4901,372$83,759,09182.9%11/17
16Uncle BuckUni.$66,758,5381,835$66,758,538100.0%8/18
17Field of DreamsUni.$64,431,6251,100$64,431,625100.0%4/21
18Harlem NightsPar.$60,864,8702,180$60,864,870100.0%11/17
19Sea of LoveUni.$58,571,5131,439$58,571,513100.0%9/15
20Pet SemataryPar.$57,469,4671,585$57,469,467100.0%4/21
21Tango & CashWB$56,356,8991,575$63,408,61488.9%12/22
22The AbyssFox$54,222,3101,538$54,222,310100.0%8/11
23Star Trek V: The Final FrontierPar.$52,210,0492,202$52,210,049100.0%6/9
24Major LeaguePar.$49,797,1481,615$49,797,148100.0%4/7
25Born on the Fourth of JulyUni.$48,661,5801,315$70,001,69869.5%12/22
26See No Evil, Hear No EvilTriS$46,908,9871,686$46,908,987100.0%5/12
27Black RainPar.$46,212,0551,760$46,212,055100.0%9/22
28K-9Uni.$43,247,6471,706$43,247,647100.0%4/28
29Three FugitivesBV$40,586,8861,374$40,586,886100.0%1/27
30Bill & Ted's Excellent AdventureOrion$40,485,0391,321$40,485,039100.0%2/17
31The Karate Kid Part IIICol.$38,956,2881,569$38,956,288100.0%6/30
32AlwaysUni.$38,603,5461,206$43,858,79088.0%12/22
33The 'BurbsUni.$36,601,9931,956$36,601,993100.0%2/17
34Fletch LivesUni.$35,150,9601,512$35,150,960100.0%3/17
35Licence to KillUA$34,667,0151,587$34,667,015100.0%7/14
36Driving Miss DaisyWB$33,601,4091,302$106,593,29631.5%12/15
37Lean on MeWB$31,906,4541,107$31,906,454100.0%3/3
38The BearTriS$31,753,8981,056$31,753,898100.0%10/27
39Weekend at Bernie'sFox$30,218,3871,139$30,218,387100.0%7/7
40Road HouseUA$30,050,0281,935$30,050,028100.0%5/19
41Peter Pan (Re-issue) (1989)BV$29,445,1311,533$29,445,131100.0%7/14
42The Dream TeamUni.$28,890,2401,459$28,890,240100.0%4/7
43Do the Right ThingUni.$27,545,445534$27,545,445100.0%6/30
44All Dogs Go to HeavenUA$27,100,0271,591$27,100,027100.0%11/17
45sex, lies and videotapeMira.$24,741,667534$24,741,667100.0%8/4
46A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream ChildNL$22,168,3591,902$22,168,359100.0%8/11
47Internal AffairsPar.$22,139,708986$27,734,39179.8%1/12
48DadUni.$22,103,0371,188$22,103,037100.0%10/27
49Lock UpTriS$22,099,8471,384$22,099,847100.0%8/4
50CousinsPar.$22,026,369747$22,026,369100.0%2/10
51The Rescuers (Re-issue) (1989)BV$21,215,8691,482$21,215,869100.0%3/17
52Say AnythingFox$20,781,3851,113$20,781,385100.0%4/14
53An Innocent ManBV$20,047,6041,561$20,047,604100.0%10/6
54The Fly IIFox$20,021,3221,528$20,021,322100.0%2/10
55Skin DeepFox$19,674,8521,062$19,674,852100.0%3/3
56BlazeBV$19,131,246970$19,131,246100.0%12/15
57Her AlibiWB$18,699,0371,429$18,699,037100.0%2/3
58Casualties of WarCol.$18,671,3171,487$18,671,317100.0%8/18
59PrancerOrion$18,587,1351,728$18,587,135100.0%11/17
60The Fabulous Baker BoysFox$18,428,904860$18,428,904100.0%10/13
61Crimes and MisdemeanorsOrion$18,254,702525$18,254,702100.0%10/13
62ShockerUni.$16,554,6991,795$16,554,699100.0%10/27
63Chances AreTriS$16,278,5901,190$16,278,590100.0%3/10
64No Holds BarredNL$16,093,6511,327$16,093,651100.0%6/2
65Next of KinWB$15,942,6281,358$15,942,628100.0%10/20
66LeviathanMGM$15,704,6141,393$15,704,614100.0%3/17
67She-DevilOrion$15,351,4211,452$15,351,421100.0%12/8
68KickboxerCan.$14,697,005973$14,697,005100.0%9/8
69Friday the 13th Part VIIIPar.$14,343,9761,683$14,343,976100.0%7/28
70The WizardUni.$14,278,9001,204$14,278,900100.0%12/15
71Great Balls of Fire!Orion$13,741,0601,417$13,741,060100.0%6/30
72GloryTriS$13,308,977402$26,828,36549.6%12/14
73TremorsUni.$13,009,3081,477$16,667,08478.1%1/19
74Family BusinessTriS$12,195,6951,230$12,195,695100.0%12/15
75Pink CadillacWB$12,143,4841,993$12,143,484100.0%5/26
76She's Out of ControlCol.$12,065,892987$12,065,892100.0%4/14
77Halloween 5Gal.$11,642,2541,495$11,642,254100.0%10/13
78Gross AnatomyBV$11,604,5981,080$11,604,598100.0%10/20
79Police Academy 6: City Under SiegeWB$11,567,2171,627$11,567,217100.0%3/10
80Young EinsteinWB$11,536,5991,217$11,536,599100.0%8/4
81Who's Harry Crumb?TriS$10,982,3641,198$10,982,364100.0%2/3
82New York StoriesBV$10,763,469514$10,763,469100.0%3/3
83The PackageOrion$10,647,219460$10,647,219100.0%8/25
84We're No AngelsPar.$10,555,3481,495$10,555,348100.0%12/15
85CyborgCan.$10,166,459830$10,166,459100.0%4/7
86Hard to KillWB$10,001,9861,301$47,410,82721.1%2/9
87Criminal LawHemd$9,974,4461,166$9,974,446100.0%4/28
88StellaBV$9,529,9231,213$20,240,12847.1%2/2
89TapTriS$9,114,702587$9,114,702100.0%2/10
90RenegadesUni.$9,015,1641,627$9,015,164100.0%6/2
91ScandalMira.$8,800,000371$8,800,000100.0%4/28
92True BelieverCol.$8,742,750897$8,742,750100.0%2/17
93Ski PatrolTriu$8,533,973565$8,533,973100.0%1/12
94Troop Beverly HillsCol.$8,508,843964$8,508,843100.0%3/24
95CheetahBV$8,153,6771,321$8,153,677100.0%8/18
96Deepstar SixTriS$8,143,2251,118$8,143,225100.0%1/13
97Dead BangWB$8,125,5921,073$8,125,592100.0%3/24
98The Adventures of Baron MunchausenCol.$8,083,123120$8,083,123100.0%3/10
99Dead CalmWB$7,825,009959$7,825,009100.0%4/7
100Enemies, A Love StoryFox$7,754,57175$7,754,571100.0%12/15
Summary of 260 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$4,057,070,669----
Averages:$15,604,118----
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