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Top 1986 Movies at the Domestic Box Office


See also: Top 1986 International - Top 1986 Worldwide

Other Domestic Cumulative records: All Time Domestic - All Time Domestic (Inf. Adj.) - Top 2016 Domestic - Top 2017 Domestic

This chart contains the total domestic box office for the top 100 movies released in 1986.

See Top Grossing Movies of 1986 for a list of movies that earned most at the domestic box office during 1986, including films released in 1985.

Top 1985 Domestic Top 1987 Domestic
Rank Movie Domestic
Box
Office
Opening
Theater
Count
Opening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
1 Top Gun $179,800,601 1,028 $8,193,052 1,531
2 Crocodile Dundee $174,803,506 879 $8,038,855 1,495
3 Platoon $137,963,328 0 $0 1,560
4 The Karate Kid, Part II $115,103,979 1,323 $12,652,336 1,610
5 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home $109,713,132 1,349 $16,881,888 1,956
6 Back to School $91,258,000 1,605 $8,881,035 1,751
7 Aliens $85,160,248 1,437 $10,052,042 1,454
8 The Golden Child $79,817,937 1,667 $11,549,711 1,714
9 Ruthless People $71,624,879 1,111 $5,274,306 1,114
10 Ferris Bueller's Day Off $70,136,369 1,330 $6,275,647 1,330
11 Down and Out in Beverly Hills $62,134,225 809 $5,726,495 1,082
12 The Color of Money $52,293,000 635 $6,357,877 1,205
13 Stand by Me $52,287,414 16 $251,628 848
14 Legal Eagles $49,851,591 1,248 $8,132,378 1,248
15 Cobra $49,042,224 2,131 $15,652,147 2,131
16 An American Tail $47,483,002 1,246 $5,234,446 1,249
17 Police Academy 3: Back in Training $43,579,163 1,788 $9,049,568 1,788
18 Heartbreak Ridge $42,724,017 1,470 $8,100,840 1,647
19 Peggy Sue Got Married $41,382,841 865 $6,942,408 1,107
20 Poltergeist II: The Other Side $40,996,665 1,596 $12,357,190 1,599
21 Short Circuit $40,697,761 1,033 $5,346,808 1,310
22 Pretty in Pink $40,471,663 827 $6,065,870 1,117
23 Hannah and Her Sisters $40,084,041 54 $1,265,826 761
24 Three Amigos $39,246,734 1,385 $5,939,000 1,466
25 Little Shop of Horrors $38,747,385 866 $3,659,884 1,183
26 About Last Night... $38,702,310 642 $3,152,469 887
27 Running Scared $38,500,726 1,376 $5,227,757 1,376
28 The Fly $37,585,000 1,195 $7,000,423 1,201
29 The Money Pit $37,499,651 1,189 $5,344,555 1,193
30 Gung Ho $36,611,610 1,150 $7,170,830 1,175
31 Nothing in Common $32,324,000 618 $3,279,650 980
32 Children of a Lesser God $31,853,080 215 $1,909,084 544
33 Hoosiers $28,607,524 0 $0 1,048
34 Soul Man $27,316,198 1,282 $4,422,179 1,320
35 Wildcats $26,285,544 1,054 $5,472,905 1,062
36 Jumpin' Jack Flash $25,587,804 1,080 $6,006,610 1,085
37 Heartburn $25,314,289 843 $5,783,079 850
38 The Morning After $25,147,055 955 $5,069,926 955
39 Iron Eagle $24,159,872 1,080 $6,104,754 1,129
40 The Great Mouse Detective $23,605,534 1,138 $3,220,225 1,420
41 Crimes of the Heart $22,905,000 246 $1,402,921 685
42 Tough Guys $21,458,229 856 $4,565,342 1,266
43 A Room with a View $20,966,644 0 $0 100
44 F/X $20,603,715 914 $3,240,695 914
45 Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives $19,472,057 1,610 $6,750,837 1,610
46 House $19,444,631 1,440 $6,423,972 1,440
47 Flight of the Navigator $18,564,613 952 $3,115,097 1,024
48 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling $18,034,150 1,203 $4,879,107 1,203
49 The Mission $17,218,000 0 $0 390
50 The Delta Force $17,005,599 1,720 $5,959,505 1,720
51 Howard the Duck $16,295,774 1,554 $5,070,136 1,563
52 Raw Deal $16,209,459 1,731 $5,438,978 1,733
53 Armed and Dangerous $15,945,534 1,552 $4,348,276 1,615
54 Legend $15,502,112 1,187 $4,261,154 1,187
55 Youngblood $15,448,400 1,354 $4,183,292 1,354
56 Psycho III $14,481,606 1,408 $3,238,401 1,408
57 The Mosquito Coast $14,302,000 0 $0 451
58 Sweet Liberty $14,205,021 1,234 $3,160,891 1,238
59 One Crazy Summer $13,431,806 984 $3,433,952 984
60 Extremities $13,418,091 605 $2,429,075 696
61 Critters $13,167,232 540 $1,618,800 633
62 April Fool's Day $12,947,763 1,202 $3,373,779 1,202
63 Labyrinth $12,729,917 1,141 $3,549,243 1,141
64 Club Paradise $12,308,521 1,172 $4,152,296 1,186
65 No Mercy $12,303,904 1,206 $2,198,069 1,206
66 Brighton Beach Memoirs $11,957,943 775 $2,580,750 775
67 Firewalker $11,834,302 1,120 $4,130,323 1,120
68 Big Trouble in Little China $11,100,000 0 $0 255
69 Under the Cherry Moon $10,090,429 976 $3,150,924 976

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.