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Top 1990 Movies at the Domestic Box Office


See also: Top 1990 International - Top 1990 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 1990.

See Top Grossing Movies of 1990 for a list of movies that earned most at the domestic box office during 1990, including films released in 1989.

Top 1989 Domestic Top 1991 Domestic
Rank Movie Domestic
Box
Office
Opening
Theater
Count
Opening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
1 Home Alone $285,761,243 1,202 $17,081,997 2,173
2 Ghost $217,631,306 1,101 $12,191,373 1,766
3 Dances with Wolves $184,208,842 14 $598,257 1,636
4 Pretty Woman $178,406,268 1,325 $11,280,591 1,811
5 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $135,265,915 2,006 $25,398,367 2,377
6 The Hunt for Red October $120,709,866 1,225 $17,161,835 1,817
7 Total Recall $119,394,839 2,060 $25,533,700 2,131
8 Die Hard 2 $117,323,878 2,507 $21,744,661 2,507
9 Dick Tracy $103,738,726 2,332 $22,543,911 2,332
10 Kindergarten Cop $91,457,688 1,833 $11,260,685 1,934
11 Back to the Future Part III $88,055,283 2,019 $23,703,060 2,070
12 Presumed Innocent $86,303,188 1,349 $11,718,981 1,451
13 Days of Thunder $82,670,733 2,307 $15,490,445 2,307
14 Another 48 Hrs. $80,047,413 2,301 $19,470,596 2,301
15 3 Men and a Little Lady $71,609,321 1,281 $13,774,642 1,614
16 Bird on a Wire $70,978,012 1,944 $15,338,160 2,008
17 The Godfather: Part III $66,520,529 1,901 $19,558,558 1,922
18 Flatliners $61,308,153 1,319 $10,034,685 1,483
19 Misery $61,158,960 1,244 $10,076,834 1,370
20 Edward Scissorhands $53,976,987 0 $0 1,372
21 Problem Child $53,470,891 1,714 $10,026,900 1,769
22 Arachnophobia $53,208,180 1,479 $8,045,760 2,005
23 Awakenings $51,636,504 0 $0 1,330
24 Hard To Kill $47,381,386 1,301 $9,213,631 1,508
25 Goodfellas $46,743,809 1,070 $6,368,901 1,328
26 Look Who's Talking Too $46,614,448 1,576 $8,100,640 1,647
27 RoboCop 2 $45,681,173 1,768 $14,145,411 1,806
28 Young Guns II $44,143,410 1,770 $8,017,438 1,770
29 Marked for Death $43,224,499 1,968 $11,790,047 1,974
30 Gremlins 2: The New Batch $41,476,097 2,075 $9,702,804 2,155
31 Rocky V $40,946,358 2,053 $14,073,170 2,106
32 Joe Versus the Volcano $39,381,963 1,802 $9,252,232 1,802
33 Postcards from the Edge $37,963,281 1,013 $7,871,856 1,323
34 Mermaids $35,140,500 920 $3,514,678 1,111
35 Darkman $32,942,739 1,786 $8,054,860 1,833
36 Air America $30,506,847 1,902 $8,064,480 1,902
37 Green Card $29,804,169 0 $0 718
38 Pacific Heights $29,381,956 1,278 $6,912,637 1,291
39 Predator 2 $28,317,513 1,950 $8,784,943 1,978
40 The Rescuers Down Under $27,931,461 1,230 $3,499,819 1,237
41 Internal Affairs $27,661,878 975 $5,043,516 986
42 Memphis Belle $27,385,582 1,087 $5,026,846 1,368
43 Cadillac Man $27,257,086 1,826 $6,712,079 1,878
44 Child's Play 2 $26,904,572 1,996 $10,718,520 2,017
45 House Party $26,385,627 520 $4,611,024 700
46 Jacob's Ladder $25,965,144 1,052 $7,500,760 1,264
47 Ernest Goes to Jail $25,029,569 1,943 $6,143,372 1,956
48 The Exorcist III $25,011,739 1,288 $9,312,219 1,414
49 Navy SEALs $24,824,126 1,341 $6,543,832 1,355
50 My Blue Heaven $23,591,472 1,859 $6,207,092 1,868
51 Ghost Dad $23,007,150 1,213 $4,803,480 1,221
52 The Russia House $22,998,000 717 $4,435,650 768
53 The Rookie $21,633,874 1,862 $5,510,056 1,862
54 Quigley Down Under $21,413,105 996 $3,853,149 1,094
55 The First Power $21,365,321 1,332 $5,677,715 1,336
56 The Freshman $21,289,527 0 $0 1,044
57 Hamlet $20,710,451 0 $0 525
58 Madhouse $20,438,179 1,552 $5,240,816 1,555
59 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane $20,423,389 1,245 $6,374,391 1,263
60 Stella $20,062,347 1,033 $4,311,656 1,393
61 Taking Care of Business $20,005,435 1,074 $3,620,054 1,176
62 Betsy's Wedding $19,740,070 1,048 $4,662,488 1,058
63 Jetsons: The Movie $19,543,985 1,562 $5,029,640 1,566
64 DuckTales: The Movie - Treasure of the Lost Lamp $18,075,331 1,549 $3,870,366 1,558
65 Sibling Rivalry $17,854,933 1,448 $4,017,930 1,455
66 White Palace $17,487,531 0 $0 892
67 Tremors $16,667,084 1,472 $3,731,520 1,477
68 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie $16,324,573 1,535 $5,028,096 1,535
69 Mo' Better Blues $16,153,000 544 $4,387,360 572
70 Men At Work $16,151,032 962 $3,184,311 1,035
71 The Guardian $16,140,440 1,684 $5,565,620 1,736
72 Avalon $15,702,685 0 $0 635
73 I Love You to Death $15,600,149 1,072 $4,014,640 1,095
74 Revenge $15,535,771 1,379 $6,086,672 1,382
75 Reversal of Fortune $15,445,131 0 $0 661
76 The Bonfire of the Vanities $15,432,314 1,373 $4,216,063 1,373
77 Death Warrant $15,394,200 1,089 $5,019,902 1,090
78 Mr. Destiny $15,379,253 727 $2,991,605 1,025
79 Quick Change $15,260,154 1,595 $4,700,960 1,595
80 Spaced Invaders $15,000,000 1,821 $4,474,336 1,845
81 Fire Birds $14,760,451 2,006 $6,358,761 2,006
82 Wild at Heart $14,560,000 532 $2,913,764 532
83 Lord of the Flies $13,812,230 888 $4,410,457 919
84 The Long Walk Home $13,798,030 0 $0 333
85 Crazy People $13,204,459 1,389 $3,357,800 1,389
86 The Grifters $12,850,000 0 $0 779
87 Bad Influence $12,626,043 1,298 $3,822,019 1,300
88 Nuovo cinema Paradiso $11,985,152 0 $0 39
89 Graveyard Shift $11,578,883 1,603 $5,082,300 1,603
90 Pump Up the Volume $11,541,758 0 $0 375
91 Opportunity Knocks $11,359,129 1,275 $3,512,625 1,275
92 Q & A $11,207,000 913 $2,816,605 923
93 Henry & June $11,011,903 76 $1,032,942 295
94 Wild Orchid $11,000,000 819 $2,622,637 822
95 Nuns on the Run $10,959,015 0 $0 641
96 Narrow Margin $10,873,237 1,132 $3,628,060 1,253
97 The Witches $10,360,553 0 $0 879
98 The Two Jakes $10,005,969 1,206 $3,729,149 1,206

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.