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Top 1987 Movies at the Domestic Box Office


See also: Top 1987 International - Top 1987 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 1987.

See Top Grossing Movies of 1987 for a list of movies that earned most at the domestic box office during 1987, including films released in 1986.

Top 1986 Domestic Top 1988 Domestic
Rank Movie Domestic
Box
Office
Opening
Theater
Count
Opening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
1 3 Men and a Baby $167,780,960 1,006 $10,384,392 1,813
2 Fatal Attraction $156,645,693 758 $7,602,740 1,401
3 Beverly Hills Cop II $153,665,036 2,326 $26,348,555 2,326
4 Good Morning Vietnam $123,922,370 0 $0 1,598
5 Moonstruck $80,640,528 0 $0 1,178
6 The Untouchables $76,270,454 1,012 $10,023,094 1,501
7 The Secret of My Success $66,995,000 1,336 $7,766,452 1,346
8 Stakeout $65,673,233 951 $5,170,403 1,364
9 Lethal Weapon $65,192,350 1,256 $6,829,949 1,420
10 Dirty Dancing $63,892,689 975 $3,900,000 1,012
11 The Witches of Eastwick $63,749,955 1,103 $9,454,238 1,337
12 Predator $59,735,548 1,623 $12,031,638 1,636
13 Dragnet $57,387,000 1,337 $10,542,669 1,343
14 La Bamba $54,215,416 1,251 $5,651,990 1,251
15 RoboCop $53,424,681 1,580 $8,008,721 1,601
16 Throw Momma From the Train $53,380,796 1,470 $7,318,878 1,623
17 Outrageous Fortune $52,864,741 1,081 $6,404,783 1,316
18 Broadcast News $51,249,404 0 $0 848
19 The Living Daylights $51,185,000 1,728 $11,051,284 1,728
20 Eddie Murphy Raw $50,504,655 1,391 $9,077,324 1,494
21 Planes, Trains & Automobiles $49,509,935 1,118 $7,009,482 1,684
22 Full Metal Jacket $45,015,999 215 $2,217,307 974
23 A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors $44,793,222 1,343 $8,880,555 1,383
24 The Last Emperor $43,984,987 0 $0 877
25 Wall Street $43,848,100 730 $4,104,611 989
26 Blind Date $39,321,000 1,251 $7,531,273 1,390
27 Roxanne $39,148,164 847 $4,582,398 1,124
28 The Running Man $38,122,000 1,692 $8,117,465 1,694
29 Spaceballs $38,119,483 1,384 $6,613,837 1,389
30 Mannequin $38,018,000 992 $6,001,208 992
31 No Way Out $35,509,515 806 $4,259,460 1,130
32 Summer School $35,114,428 1,366 $6,012,274 1,366
33 Heat $34,493,095 863 $1,354,375 863
34 Like Father Like Son $34,377,585 1,167 $7,189,452 1,277
35 Adventures in Babysitting $33,790,923 1,126 $2,901,297 1,148
36 *batteries not included $32,945,797 1,328 $3,326,530 1,367
37 The Lost Boys $32,222,567 1,027 $5,236,318 1,249
38 Can’t Buy Me Love $31,623,833 1,256 $4,754,732 1,283
39 The Princess Bride $30,857,000 9 $206,243 788
40 Harry and the Hendersons $29,760,613 1,418 $4,154,740 1,424
41 Nuts $28,866,028 536 $4,606,083 1,112
42 Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol $28,061,343 1,750 $8,482,487 1,750
43 Overboard $26,713,187 1,126 $1,880,006 1,135
44 Baby Boom $26,700,000 195 $1,357,413 892
45 Tin Men $25,411,386 0 $0 798
46 Black Widow $25,205,460 735 $3,426,831 745
47 Ernest Goes to Camp $23,509,382 1,541 $6,171,957 1,541
48 Raising Arizona $22,847,000 1 $36,240 697
49 Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise $22,642,033 1,351 $7,900,879 1,358
50 Empire of the Sun $22,238,696 225 $1,314,509 673
51 Hello Again $20,419,446 1,201 $5,712,892 1,207
52 Critical Condition $20,240,502 1,343 $5,715,701 1,343
53 Innerspace $19,816,619 1,603 $4,739,913 1,603
54 The Principal $19,214,194 1,196 $4,697,710 1,196
55 Suspect $18,782,400 1,029 $4,152,015 1,029
56 The Believers $18,753,438 1,534 $4,347,732 1,548
57 Some Kind of Wonderful $18,553,948 1,082 $3,486,701 1,082
58 Project X $18,532,286 1,022 $3,309,985 1,025
59 The Big Easy $17,685,307 0 $0 1,219
60 Born in East L.A. $17,355,263 1,112 $4,359,040 1,112
61 Masters of the Universe $17,336,370 1,185 $4,883,168 1,185
62 Angel Heart $17,185,000 815 $3,688,721 819
63 Burglar $16,337,355 1,019 $4,509,754 1,019
64 Over the Top $16,057,580 1,758 $5,149,200 1,758
65 Jaws 4: The Revenge $15,728,335 1,606 $7,154,890 1,611
66 Benji the Hunted $15,212,539 0 $0 1,188
67 Radio Days $14,792,779 128 $1,522,423 488
68 Hellraiser $14,564,000 1,097 $4,453,232 1,104
69 Ishtar $14,375,181 1,139 $4,331,817 1,139
70 Prince of Darkness $14,182,000 1,239 $4,657,401 1,239
71 Creepshow 2 $14,000,000 867 $3,584,077 1,012
72 Flowers in the Attic $14,000,000 1,051 $5,020,317 1,095
73 Hamburger Hill $13,839,404 814 $3,360,705 814
74 The Pick-Up Artist $13,290,368 1,129 $4,455,516 1,132
75 The Gate $13,000,000 1,139 $4,258,063 1,395
76 The Bedroom Window $12,640,385 930 $2,921,000 934
77 The Fourth Protocol $12,423,831 1,061 $3,636,831 1,061
78 Less than Zero $12,396,383 871 $3,008,987 871
79 Back to the Beach $12,208,754 1,080 $3,265,660 1,080
80 Fatal Beauty $12,046,526 1,117 $2,693,714 1,117
81 Extreme Prejudice $11,307,844 1,071 $3,498,957 1,071
82 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace $11,227,824 1,511 $5,683,122 1,511
83 Light of Day $10,489,617 1,041 $3,536,309 1,041
84 Someone to Watch Over Me $10,278,549 892 $2,908,796 894

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.

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