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Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $147,253,986Details
International Box Office $80,046,014
Worldwide Box Office $227,300,000
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Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 7th, 1989 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 114 minutes
Franchise: Lethal Weapon
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Keywords: Buddy Cop
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 162 $1,227,039 Sep 29, 1989 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 141 $1,608,068 Sep 22, 1989 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 107 $2,206,481 Sep 15, 1989 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 123 $2,597,052 Sep 8, 1989 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 68 $4,659,654 Sep 1, 1989 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 205 $3,335,582 Aug 25, 1989 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 195 $4,516,257 Aug 18, 1989 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 182 $6,071,683 Aug 11, 1989 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 182 $8,040,033 Aug 4, 1989 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 422 $102,164,563 Aug 4, 1989 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 237 $10,401,958 Jul 28, 1989 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 342 $13,022,249 Jul 21, 1989 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 666 $58,580,623 Jul 14, 1989 14
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 452 $17,188,126 Jul 14, 1989 10
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 202 $20,388,800 Jul 7, 1989 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 825 $20,388,800 Jul 7, 1989 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 1,335 $20,388,800 Jul 7, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,488 1,803 Jul 7, 1989 3

Cast

   Martin Riggs
   Roger Murtaugh
Joe Pesci    Leo Gatz
Darlene Love    Trish Murtaugh
Traci Wolfe    Rianne Murtaugh
Damon Hines    Nick Murtaugh
Ebonie Smith    Carrie Murtaugh
Steve Kahan    Captain Ed Murphy
Jack McGee    Mickey McGee, the Carpenter
Mary Ellen Trainor    Dr. Stephanie Woods

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Michael Kamen

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/07/07 1 $20,388,800   1,803 $11,308   $20,388,800 3
1989/07/14 1 $17,188,126 -16% 1,830 $9,392   $49,212,120 10
1989/07/21 1 $13,022,249 -24% 1,830 $7,116   $71,602,872 17
1989/07/28 2 $10,401,958 -20% 1,830 $5,684   $88,845,480 24
1989/08/04 3 $8,040,033 -23% 1,830 $4,393   $102,164,563 31
1989/08/11 6 $6,071,683 -24% 1,830 $3,318   $112,102,140 38
1989/08/18 6 $4,516,257 -26% 1,584 $2,851   $119,574,346 45
1989/08/25 5 $3,335,582 -26% 1,560 $2,138   $125,055,875 52
1989/09/01 5 $4,659,654 +40% 1,613 $2,889   $131,302,932 59
1989/09/08 6 $2,597,052 -44% 1,538 $1,689   $134,775,306 66
1989/09/15 6 $2,206,481 -15% 1,393 $1,584   $137,872,405 73
1989/09/22 7 $1,608,068 -27% 1,356 $1,186   $140,144,384 80
1989/09/29 10 $1,227,039 -24% 1,131 $1,085   $141,872,763 87

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/07/07 1 $32,023,994   1,803 $17,762   $32,023,994 7
1989/07/14 1 $26,556,629 -17% 1,830 $14,512   $58,580,623 14
1989/07/21 1 $19,862,899 -25% 1,830 $10,854   $78,443,522 21
1989/07/28 2 $15,681,008 -21% 1,830 $8,569   $94,124,530 28
1989/08/04 3 $11,905,927 -24% 1,830 $6,506   $106,030,457 35
1989/08/11 6 $9,027,632 -24% 1,830 $4,933   $115,058,089 42
1989/08/18 6 $6,662,204 -26% 1,584 $4,206   $121,720,293 49
1989/08/25 5 $4,922,985 -26% 1,560 $3,156   $126,643,278 56
1989/09/01 5 $5,534,976 +12% 1,613 $3,431   $132,178,254 63
1989/09/08 6 $3,487,670 -37% 1,538 $2,268   $135,665,924 70
1989/09/15 6 $2,870,392 -18% 1,393 $2,061   $138,536,316 77
1989/09/22 6 $2,109,408 -27% 1,356 $1,556   $140,645,724 84