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1989 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Calendar Grosses of Movies in Release Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 1989

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–265
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RowRankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
11BatmanWB$251,188,9242,201$251,188,924100.0%6/23/89
22Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadePar.$197,171,8062,327$197,171,806100.0%5/24/89
34Rain ManMGM$135,475,9261,590$172,825,43578.4%12/16/88
43Lethal Weapon 2WB$147,253,9861,830$147,253,986100.0%7/7/89
56Look Who's TalkingTriS$114,744,7251,651$140,088,81381.9%10/13/89
65Honey, I Shrunk the KidsBV$130,724,1721,498$130,724,172100.0%6/23/89
710Back to the Future Part IIUni.$93,592,1952,107$118,450,00279.0%11/22/89
87Ghostbusters IICol.$112,494,7382,410$112,494,738100.0%6/16/89
915TwinsUni.$62,269,8631,659$111,938,38855.6%12/9/88
10168Driving Miss DaisyWB$1,519,61032$106,593,2961.4%12/15/89
119ParenthoodUni.$95,527,8431,399$100,047,83095.5%8/2/89
128Dead Poets SocietyBV$95,860,1161,109$95,860,116100.0%6/2/89
1311When Harry Met Sally...Col.$92,823,5461,174$92,823,546100.0%7/14/89
1430The War of the RosesFox$42,702,4731,526$86,888,54649.1%12/8/89
1525The Little MermaidBV$48,388,2181,521$84,355,86357.4%11/17/89
1628Steel MagnoliasTriS$43,912,5611,365$83,759,09152.4%11/17/89
1738The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!Par.$33,679,2551,969$78,756,17742.8%12/2/88
1818Christmas VacationWB$56,901,9201,950$71,319,52679.8%12/1/89
1912Turner & HoochBV$71,079,9151,888$71,079,915100.0%7/28/89
20189Born on the Fourth of JulyUni.$883,9218$70,001,6981.3%12/22/89
2113Uncle BuckUni.$66,758,5381,835$66,758,538100.0%8/18/89
2214Field of DreamsUni.$64,431,6251,100$64,431,625100.0%4/21/89
2324Working GirlFox$49,699,1061,149$63,779,47777.9%12/23/88
2457Tango & CashWB$20,758,6021,556$63,408,61432.7%12/22/89
2520Harlem NightsPar.$54,788,4652,180$60,864,87090.0%11/17/89
26110ScroogedPar.$6,571,8101,877$60,328,55810.9%11/23/88
2716Sea of LoveUni.$58,571,5131,439$58,571,513100.0%9/15/89
2817Pet SemataryPar.$57,469,4671,585$57,469,467100.0%4/21/89
2919BeachesBV$56,519,9001,122$57,041,86699.1%12/23/88
3021The AbyssFox$54,222,3101,538$54,222,310100.0%8/11/89
3171Oliver & CompanyBV$15,698,1121,503$53,279,05529.5%11/18/88
3222Star Trek V: The Final FrontierPar.$52,210,0492,202$52,210,049100.0%6/9/89
3323Major LeaguePar.$49,797,1481,615$49,797,148100.0%4/7/89
3483The Land Before TimeUni.$11,417,2051,414$48,092,84623.7%11/18/88
3526See No Evil, Hear No EvilTriS$46,908,9871,686$46,908,987100.0%5/12/89
3627Black RainPar.$46,212,0551,760$46,212,055100.0%9/22/89
3776AlwaysUni.$13,512,7761,090$43,858,79030.8%12/22/89
3829K-9Uni.$43,247,6471,706$43,247,647100.0%4/28/89
3952Dirty Rotten ScoundrelsOrion$22,052,0601,515$42,039,08552.5%12/16/88
4073Tequila SunriseWB$14,371,6641,411$41,292,55134.8%12/2/88
4131Three FugitivesBV$40,586,8861,374$40,586,886100.0%1/27/89
4232Bill & Ted's Excellent AdventureOrion$40,485,0391,321$40,485,039100.0%2/17/89
4333The Karate Kid Part IIICol.$38,956,2881,569$38,956,288100.0%6/30/89
4434The 'BurbsUni.$36,601,9931,956$36,601,993100.0%2/17/89
4535Fletch LivesUni.$35,150,9601,512$35,150,960100.0%3/17/89
4637Dangerous LiaisonsWB$34,272,126762$34,670,72098.9%12/23/88
4736Licence to KillUA$34,667,0151,587$34,667,015100.0%7/14/89
4839Mississippi BurningOrion$33,518,9221,134$34,603,94396.9%12/9/88
49120Child's PlayUA$4,803,987N/A$33,244,68414.5%11/11/88
5040The Accidental TouristWB$32,341,519954$32,632,09399.1%12/23/88
5141Lean on MeWB$31,906,4541,107$31,906,454100.0%3/3/89
5242The BearTriS$31,753,8981,056$31,753,898100.0%10/27/89
5343Weekend at Bernie'sFox$30,218,3871,139$30,218,387100.0%7/7/89
5444Road HouseUA$30,050,0281,935$30,050,028100.0%5/19/89
5545Peter Pan (Re-issue) (1989)BV$29,445,1311,533$29,445,131100.0%7/14/89
5646The Dream TeamUni.$28,890,2401,459$28,890,240100.0%4/7/89
57197Ernest Saves ChristmasBV$702,543970$28,202,1092.5%11/11/88
5847Do the Right ThingUni.$27,545,445534$27,545,445100.0%6/30/89
5955All Dogs Go to HeavenUA$20,856,1781,591$27,100,02777.0%11/17/89
60207GloryTriS$381,2476$26,828,3651.4%12/14/89
6148sex, lies and videotapeMira.$24,741,667534$24,741,667100.0%8/4/89
6249A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream ChildNL$22,168,3591,902$22,168,359100.0%8/11/89
6350DadUni.$22,103,0371,188$22,103,037100.0%10/27/89
6451Lock UpTriS$22,099,8471,384$22,099,847100.0%8/4/89
6553CousinsPar.$22,026,369747$22,026,369100.0%2/10/89
6654The Rescuers (Re-issue) (1989)BV$21,215,8691,482$21,215,869100.0%3/17/89
6756Say AnythingFox$20,781,3851,113$20,781,385100.0%4/14/89
6858An Innocent ManBV$20,047,6041,561$20,047,604100.0%10/6/89
6959The Fly IIFox$20,021,3221,528$20,021,322100.0%2/10/89
7060Skin DeepFox$19,674,8521,062$19,674,852100.0%3/3/89
7191BlazeBV$9,716,953909$19,131,24650.8%12/15/89
72138Cocoon: The ReturnFox$3,473,742893$18,924,91918.4%11/23/88
7361Her AlibiWB$18,699,0371,429$18,699,037100.0%2/3/89
7462Casualties of WarCol.$18,671,3171,487$18,671,317100.0%8/18/89
7565PrancerOrion$16,907,5461,728$18,587,13591.0%11/17/89
7663The Fabulous Baker BoysFox$18,428,904860$18,428,904100.0%10/13/89
7764Crimes and MisdemeanorsOrion$18,254,702525$18,254,702100.0%10/13/89
7866ShockerUni.$16,554,6991,795$16,554,699100.0%10/27/89
7967Chances AreTriS$16,278,5901,190$16,278,590100.0%3/10/89
8068No Holds BarredNL$16,093,6511,327$16,093,651100.0%6/2/89
8169Next of KinWB$15,942,6281,358$15,942,628100.0%10/20/89
8270LeviathanMGM$15,704,6141,393$15,704,614100.0%3/17/89
8388She-DevilOrion$10,413,2171,452$15,351,42167.8%12/8/89
84242My Left FootMira.$65,7322$14,743,3910.4%11/10/89
8572KickboxerCan.$14,697,005973$14,697,005100.0%9/8/89
8674Friday the 13th Part VIIIPar.$14,343,9761,683$14,343,976100.0%7/28/89
8796The WizardUni.$8,710,3441,204$14,278,90061.0%12/15/89
88114My Stepmother is an AlienCol.$5,781,2111,121$13,854,00041.7%12/9/88
8975Great Balls of Fire!Orion$13,741,0601,417$13,741,060100.0%6/30/89
9085I'm Gonna Git You SuckaUA$10,829,325266$13,030,05783.1%12/16/88
9198Family BusinessTriS$8,189,8161,230$12,195,69567.2%12/15/89
9277Pink CadillacWB$12,143,4841,993$12,143,484100.0%5/26/89
93116Hellbound: Hellraiser IINW$5,586,8001,187$12,090,73546.2%12/23/88
9478She's Out of ControlCol.$12,065,892987$12,065,892100.0%4/14/89
9579Halloween 5Gal.$11,642,2541,495$11,642,254100.0%10/13/89
9680Gross AnatomyBV$11,604,5981,080$11,604,598100.0%10/20/89
9781Police Academy 6: City Under SiegeWB$11,567,2171,627$11,567,217100.0%3/10/89
9882Young EinsteinWB$11,536,5991,217$11,536,599100.0%8/4/89
9984Who's Harry Crumb?TriS$10,982,3641,198$10,982,364100.0%2/3/89
10086New York StoriesBV$10,763,469514$10,763,469100.0%3/3/89
Summary of 265 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$4,156,128,938----
Averages:$15,683,505----
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