Follow us on

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $147,253,986Details
International Box Office $80,046,014Details
Worldwide Box Office $227,300,000
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 333 $147,253,986
All Time International Box Office 990 $80,046,014
All Time Worldwide Box Office 581 $227,300,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 47 $147,253,986
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 238 $80,046,014
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 118 $227,300,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 57 $147,253,986
All Time International Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 149 $80,046,014
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 90 $227,300,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 7th, 1989 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 114 minutes
Franchise: Lethal Weapon
Comparisons: vs. The Karate Kid, Part II
Create your own comparison chart…
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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 164 $1,227,039 Sep 29, 1989 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 143 $1,608,068 Sep 22, 1989 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 110 $2,206,481 Sep 15, 1989 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 125 $2,597,052 Sep 8, 1989 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 70 $4,659,654 Sep 1, 1989 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 208 $3,335,582 Aug 25, 1989 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 199 $4,516,257 Aug 18, 1989 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 188 $6,071,683 Aug 11, 1989 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 188 $8,040,033 Aug 4, 1989 31
Fastest to $100m 434 $102,164,563 Aug 4, 1989 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 247 $10,401,958 Jul 28, 1989 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 354 $13,022,249 Jul 21, 1989 17
Fastest to $50m 680 $58,580,623 Jul 14, 1989 14
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 464 $17,188,126 Jul 14, 1989 10
Biggest Domestic July Weekend 202 $20,388,800 Jul 7, 1989 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 838 $20,388,800 Jul 7, 1989 3
Biggest Domestic Weekend 1,367 $20,388,800 Jul 7, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,529 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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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