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Top 1989 Movies at the Domestic Box Office


See also: Top 1989 International - Top 1989 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 1989.

See Top Grossing Movies of 1989 for a list of movies that earned most at the domestic box office during 1989, including films released in 1988.

Top 1988 Domestic Top 1990 Domestic
Rank Movie Domestic
Box
Office
Opening
Theater
Count
Opening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
1 Batman $251,188,924 2,194 $40,489,746 2,201
2 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade $197,171,806 2,327 $37,031,573 2,327
3 Lethal Weapon 2 $147,253,986 1,803 $20,388,800 1,830
4 Look Who's Talking $140,088,813 1,208 $12,107,784 1,651
5 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids $130,724,172 1,371 $14,262,961 1,498
6 Back to the Future Part II $118,450,002 1,865 $27,835,125 2,107
7 Ghostbusters II $112,494,738 2,410 $29,472,894 2,410
8 The Little Mermaid $111,543,479 994 $6,031,914 2,057
9 Driving Miss Daisy $106,593,296 0 $0 1,668
10 Parenthood $100,047,830 1,262 $10,506,450 1,399
11 Dead Poets Society $95,860,116 0 $0 1,109
12 When Harry Met Sally… $92,823,546 0 $0 1,171
13 Steel Magnolias $83,759,091 480 $5,425,440 1,372
14 The War of the Roses $83,699,711 1,259 $9,688,794 1,559
15 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation $71,319,546 1,744 $11,750,203 1,950
16 Turner & Hooch $71,079,915 1,877 $12,211,042 1,888
17 Born on the Fourth of July $70,001,698 4 $172,021 1,434
18 Uncle Buck $66,758,538 1,804 $8,794,501 1,835
19 Field of Dreams $64,431,625 22 $531,346 1,100
20 Tango & Cash $63,408,614 1,409 $6,628,918 1,575
21 Harlem Nights $60,857,262 2,180 $16,096,808 2,180
22 Sea of Love $58,571,513 1,246 $10,017,840 1,439
23 Pet Sematary $57,469,179 1,585 $12,046,179 1,585
24 The Abyss $54,243,125 1,533 $9,319,797 1,538
25 To the Limit $53,000,000 0 $0 0
26 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier $52,210,049 2,202 $17,375,648 2,202
27 Major League $49,793,054 1,541 $8,836,265 1,615
28 See No Evil, Hear No Evil $46,900,000 1,677 $7,098,741 1,686
29 Black Rain $45,892,212 1,610 $9,677,102 1,760
30 Always $41,843,630 1,016 $3,713,480 1,206
31 Three Fugitives $40,590,000 1,153 $6,434,717 1,374
32 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure $40,485,039 1,196 $6,167,651 1,321
33 K-9 $38,859,189 1,677 $7,471,035 1,706
34 The Karate Kid, Part III $38,793,278 1,560 $10,364,544 1,560
35 The `Burbs $35,382,246 1,952 $11,101,197 1,956
36 Licence to Kill $34,667,015 1,575 $8,774,776 1,587
37 Fletch Lives $33,266,859 1,479 $8,045,760 1,512
38 Weekend at Bernie's $30,218,387 1,134 $4,506,086 1,139
39 Road House $30,050,028 1,927 $5,957,656 1,935
40 Lean on Me $29,823,140 894 $5,032,605 1,107
41 L'Ours $29,564,471 858 $3,676,530 1,056
42 The Dream Team $26,793,650 1,316 $5,704,860 1,459
43 Glory $26,593,580 3 $63,661 811
44 All Dogs Go To Heaven $26,220,877 1,577 $4,712,834 1,591
45 Do the Right Thing $26,004,026 353 $3,563,535 498
46 Sex, Lies, and Videotape $24,741,667 0 $0 534
47 A Nightmare On Elm Street: The Dream Child $22,168,359 1,902 $8,115,176 1,902
48 Lock Up $21,717,616 1,382 $6,025,520 1,384
49 Cousins $21,707,236 535 $3,039,805 747
50 Say Anything… $20,036,737 1,113 $4,058,496 1,113
51 Dad $19,738,015 0 $0 1,188
52 The Fly II $19,441,528 1,524 $6,751,371 1,528
53 An Innocent Man $19,397,847 1,561 $6,386,349 1,561
54 Blaze $19,049,727 909 $1,739,701 909
55 Skin Deep $19,000,000 489 $2,460,262 1,062
56 Casualties of War $18,468,714 1,487 $5,201,261 1,507
57 Crimes and Misdemeanors $18,254,702 66 $911,385 525
58 The Fabulous Baker Boys $18,121,297 858 $3,313,815 860
59 Her Alibi $17,195,050 1,429 $5,037,047 1,429
60 Shocker $16,554,699 1,783 $4,510,990 1,795
61 Prancer $16,115,398 1,713 $2,914,486 1,728
62 No Holds Barred $16,093,651 1,318 $4,957,052 1,327
63 Next of Kin $15,942,628 1,358 $4,805,516 1,358
64 Chances Are $15,939,663 837 $3,664,386 1,190
65 Leviathan $15,363,560 1,393 $5,029,164 1,393
66 She-Devil $15,351,421 1,403 $3,509,647 1,452
67 Kickboxer $14,533,681 973 $4,134,098 973
68 Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan $14,343,976 1,683 $6,251,310 1,683
69 The Wizard $14,278,900 1,155 $2,142,525 1,204
70 My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown $14,041,353 0 $0 510
71 Great Balls of Fire! $13,691,550 1,417 $3,807,986 1,417
72 Koneko monogatari $13,299,749 0 $0 915
73 Pink Cadillac $12,143,484 1,993 $4,408,593 1,993
74 She's Out of Control $12,065,892 987 $3,653,142 987
75 Physical Evidence $12,000,000 691 $1,777,358 691
76 Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers $11,642,254 1,483 $5,093,428 1,495
77 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege $11,567,000 1,627 $4,032,480 1,627
78 Young Einstein $11,536,599 1,217 $3,094,581 1,217
79 Gross Anatomy $11,346,186 853 $2,830,387 1,080
80 Family Business $11,053,835 1,201 $2,130,024 1,230
81 Who's Harry Crumb? $10,982,364 1,197 $3,862,719 1,198
82 New York Stories $10,763,469 0 $0 514
83 The Package $10,647,219 323 $1,851,673 460
84 We're No Angels $10,555,348 1,239 $2,047,630 1,495
85 Henry V $10,161,099 0 $0 131
86 Cyborg $10,030,875 830 $3,179,811 830

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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