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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 7th, 1989 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 114 minutes
Franchise: Lethal Weapon
Comparisons: vs. Ong-Bak 2
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 9th Weekend 71 $4,659,654 Sep 1, 1989 59
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 129 $10,101,756 Sep 1, 1989 59
Fastest to $100m 445 $102,164,563 Aug 4, 1989 31
Fastest to $50m 698 $58,580,623 Jul 14, 1989 14
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 52 $20,388,800 Jul 7, 1989 3
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 31 $44,201,283 Jul 7, 1989 3
Independence Day (Opening, 3-Day) 34 $20,388,800 Jul 7, 1989 3
Independence Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 25 $44,201,283 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 GrossWeek
1989/07/07 1 $20,388,800   1,803 $11,308   $20,388,800 1
1989/07/14 1 $17,188,126 -16% 1,830 $9,392   $49,212,120 2
1989/07/21 1 $13,022,249 -24% 1,830 $7,116   $71,602,872 3
1989/07/28 2 $10,401,958 -20% 1,830 $5,684   $88,845,480 4
1989/08/04 3 $8,040,033 -23% 1,830 $4,393   $102,164,563 5
1989/08/11 6 $6,071,683 -24% 1,830 $3,318   $112,102,140 6
1989/08/18 6 $4,516,257 -26% 1,584 $2,851   $119,574,346 7
1989/08/25 5 $3,335,582 -26% 1,560 $2,138   $125,055,875 8
1989/09/01 5 $4,659,654 +40% 1,613 $2,889   $131,302,932 9
1989/09/08 6 $2,597,052 -44% 1,538 $1,689   $134,775,306 10
1989/09/15 6 $2,206,481 -15% 1,393 $1,584   $137,872,405 11
1989/09/22 7 $1,608,068 -27% 1,356 $1,186   $140,144,384 12
1989/09/29 10 $1,227,039 -24% 1,131 $1,085   $141,872,763 13

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

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