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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $78,041,829Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 2nd, 1988 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Franchise: Naked Gun
Comparisons: vs. Airplane!
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Keywords: Spoof, Film Noir, Hitmen, Royalty, Breaking the Fourth Wall, Police Procedural, Voiceover/Narration
Source:Based on TV
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 202 $1,898,870 Feb 3, 1989 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 165 $2,868,339 Jan 27, 1989 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 241 $3,031,039 Jan 20, 1989 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 204 $4,403,659 Jan 13, 1989 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 292 $4,735,805 Jan 6, 1989 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,229 $54,224,817 Jan 6, 1989 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 191 $7,944,101 Dec 30, 1988 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 728 $5,812,534 Dec 23, 1988 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,262 $5,607,011 Dec 16, 1988 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,831 $6,120,254 Dec 9, 1988 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,941 $9,331,746 Dec 2, 1988 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,784 1,576 Dec 2, 1988 3

Cast

Leslie Nielsen    Lt. Frank Drebin
George Kennedy    Captain Ed Hocken
Ricardo Montalban    Vincent Ludwig
Priscilla Presley    Jane Spencer
Joe Grifasi    Pier 32 Dockman
O.J. Simpson    Det. Nordberg
Lawrence Tierney    Angel Manager

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/12/02 1 $9,331,746   1,576 $5,921   $9,331,746 3
1988/12/09 2 $6,120,254 -34% 1,576 $3,883   $18,332,334 10
1988/12/16 3 $5,607,011 -8% 1,937 $2,895   $25,818,339 17
1988/12/23 3 $5,812,534 +4% 1,969 $2,952   $34,961,864 24
1988/12/30 3 $7,944,101 +37% 1,969 $4,035   $47,904,151 31
1989/01/06 5 $4,735,805 -40% 1,939 $2,442   $54,224,817 38
1989/01/13 6 $4,403,659 -7% 1,765 $2,495   $60,171,602 45
1989/01/20 6 $3,031,039 -31% 1,687 $1,797   $64,549,760 52
1989/01/27 7 $2,868,339 -5% 1,501 $1,911   $68,367,615 59
1989/02/03 9 $1,898,870 -34% 1,258 $1,509   $70,956,485 66

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/12/02 1 $12,212,080   1,576 $7,749   $12,212,080 7
1988/12/09 2 $7,999,248 -34% 1,576 $5,076   $20,211,328 14
1988/12/16 3 $8,938,002 +12% 1,937 $4,614   $29,149,330 21
1988/12/23 3 $10,810,720 +21% 1,969 $5,490   $39,960,050 28
1988/12/30 3 $9,528,962 -12% 1,969 $4,839   $49,489,012 35
1989/01/06 5 $6,278,931 -34% 1,939 $3,238   $55,767,943 42
1989/01/13 7 $5,750,778 -8% 1,765 $3,258   $61,518,721 49
1989/01/20 6 $3,980,555 -31% 1,687 $2,360   $65,499,276 56
1989/01/27 7 $3,558,339 -11% 1,501 $2,371   $69,057,615 63