Movies Released in 1989

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January, 1989

January 1 American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt Action   $902,000  
Babar: The Movie Adventure   $1,305,187  
Communion   $1,919,000  
Edge of Sanity   $102,219  
The Experts   $169,203  
Fast Food   $472,340  
The Horror Show   $1,738,897  
Rooftops   $2,043,889  
Rosalie Goes Shopping   $574,080  
Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills   $2,156,471  
Signs of Life   $96,000  
Wired   $1,000,000  
 
January 13 Deepstar Six Action   $7,724,847  
Gleaming the Cube Action   $2,454,590  
January Man Comedy   $4,611,062  
 
January 27 Physical Evidence Thriller/Suspense   $12,000,000  
Three Fugitives Comedy   $40,590,000  

February, 1989

February 3 Her Alibi Comedy   $17,195,050  
Kinjite   $3,088,086  
Who's Harry Crumb? Comedy   $10,982,364  
 
February 10 Cousins Romantic Comedy   $21,707,236  
The Fly II Horror   $19,441,528  
Tap Drama   $9,114,702  
 
February 16 The Mighty Quinn Thriller/Suspense   $3,992,420  
 
February 17 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Comedy $10,000,000 $40,485,039  
The `Burbs Comedy   $35,382,246  
True Believer Drama   $8,742,000  
 
February 24 High Hopes Comedy   $1,192,322  

March, 1989

March 1 New York Stories Drama $15,000,000 $10,763,469  
 
March 3 Dream a Little Dream Comedy   $5,171,429  
Farewell to the King   $2,361,132  
Heart of Midnight   $113,000  
Lean on Me Drama   $29,823,140  
The Navigator: A Mediaeval Odyssey   $1,333,379  
Out Cold (1989)   $294,266  
Skin Deep Comedy   $19,000,000  
 
March 10 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Comedy   $8,040,008  
Chances Are Romantic Comedy   $15,939,663  
Jacknife   $2,049,769  
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege Comedy   $11,567,000  
 
March 17 Fletch Lives Comedy   $33,266,859  
Leviathan Horror   $15,363,560  
Slaves of New York Drama   $463,972  
 
March 22 976-Evil Horror   $2,955,917  
Troop Beverly Hills Comedy $18,000,000 $7,190,505  
 
March 24 Dead Bang Action   $6,935,216  
 
March 31 Crusoe   $315,421  
Heathers   $927,114  
Sing   $2,260,616  

April, 1989

April 7 84C MoPic Drama   $154,264  
Cyborg Action   $10,030,875  
Dead Calm Thriller/Suspense   $7,032,915  
The Dream Team Comedy   $26,793,650  
Major League Comedy $11,000,000 $49,793,054  
 
April 14 Disorganized Crime Comedy   $7,210,149  
Say Anything… Drama   $20,036,737  
She's Out of Control Comedy   $12,065,892  
Winter People   $2,023,282  
 
April 19 Red Scorpion Action   $4,192,000  
 
April 21 Checking Out Comedy   $31,000  
Field of Dreams Drama   $64,431,625  
Pet Sematary Horror $11,500,000 $57,469,179  
See You in the Morning Drama   $4,795,009  
Speed Zone! Comedy   $3,077,061  
 
April 28 Criminal Law Thriller/Suspense   $9,443,550  
K-9 Comedy   $38,859,189  
Loverboy Comedy   $3,887,852  
Miss Firecracker Comedy   $1,852,655  
Scandal Drama   $8,800,000  

May, 1989

May 5 Listen to Me Drama   $4,177,448  
Lost Angels Drama   $1,013,619  
 
May 12 Earth Girls are Easy Comedy   $3,916,303  
See No Evil, Hear No Evil Comedy   $46,900,000  
 
May 19 Cold Feet   $289,975  
For Queen and Country Action   $191,051  
Fright Night II   $2,350,289  
How I Got Into College Comedy   $651,850  
Miracle Mile   $1,092,822  
Road House Action $10,000,000 $30,050,028  
 
May 24 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Adventure $48,000,000 $197,171,806  
 
May 26 Pink Cadillac Comedy   $12,143,484  

June, 1989

June 2 Dead Poets' Society Drama $16,400,000 $95,860,116  
No Holds Barred Action   $16,093,651  
Renegades Action   $9,015,164  
Vampire's Kiss   $725,131  
 
June 9 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier Action $30,000,000 $52,210,049  
 
June 16 Ghostbusters II Comedy   $112,494,738  
 
June 23 Batman Action $35,000,000 $251,188,924  
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Adventure   $130,724,172  
 
June 30 Do the Right Thing Comedy $6,000,000 $26,004,026  
Far From Home   $12,000  
Great Balls of Fire! Drama   $13,691,550  
The Karate Kid, Part III Action   $38,793,278  

July, 1989

July 1 Shag   $6,957,975  
 
July 5 Haunted Summer   $10,000  
Weekend at Bernie's Comedy   $30,218,387  
 
July 7 Lethal Weapon 2 Action   $147,253,986  
 
July 14 License to Kill Action $42,000,000 $34,667,015  
When Harry Met Sally… Romantic Comedy   $92,823,546  
 
July 21 Eat a Bowl of Tea   $231,423  
UHF Comedy $5,000,000 $6,157,157  
 
July 28 Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan Horror $5,000,000 $14,343,976  
Turner & Hooch Comedy   $71,079,915  

August, 1989

August 2 Parenthood Comedy   $100,047,830  
 
August 4 Lock Up Action   $21,717,616  
Sex, Lies, and Videotape $1,200,000 $24,741,667  
Young Einstein Comedy   $11,536,599  
 
August 9 The Abyss Action $70,000,000 $54,243,125  
 
August 11 A Nightmare On Elm Street: The Dream Child Horror $6,000,000 $22,168,359  
 
August 16 Rude Awakening   $3,169,719  
Uncle Buck Comedy   $66,758,538  
 
August 18 Casualties of War Drama   $18,468,714  
Cheetah Adventure   $7,882,250  
A Chorus of Disapproval Comedy   $216,000  
Eddie and the Cruisers II   $540,000  
Let it Ride Comedy   $4,971,088  
 
August 23 Cookie Comedy   $1,755,480  
 
August 25 Heart of Dixie   $1,093,011  
Koneko monogatari Comedy   $13,299,749  
Little Monsters   $542,939  
Millennium Thriller/Suspense   $5,725,353  
The Package Action   $10,647,219  
 
August 29 Relentless Thriller/Suspense   $6,985,999  

September, 1989

September 8 Kickboxer Action $1,500,000 $14,533,681  
 
September 15 The Big Picture Comedy   $117,463  
In Country Drama   $3,531,971  
Night Game   $337,812  
Sea of Love Thriller/Suspense $19,000,000 $58,571,513  
 
September 20 Dry White Season   $3,282,890  
Queen of Hearts Comedy   $917,820  
 
September 22 Black Rain Thriller/Suspense $30,000,000 $45,892,212  
Erik the Viking   $1,932,642  
 
September 29 Johnny Handsome Drama   $6,622,465  
Welcome Home Drama   $1,029,822  

October, 1989

October 6 Drugstore Cowboy Drama   $4,729,352  
An Innocent Man Drama   $19,397,847  
Old Gringo Adventure   $3,574,256  
 
October 13 Breaking In Comedy   $1,811,086  
Crimes and Misdemeanors Comedy   $18,254,702  
The Fabulous Baker Boys Comedy   $18,121,297  
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers Horror $6,000,000 $11,642,254  
Look Who's Talking Comedy   $140,088,813  
To Kill a Priest   $30,000  
 
October 20 Fat Man and Little Boy Drama   $3,560,942  
Gross Anatomy Drama   $11,346,186  
Next of Kin Action   $15,942,628  
 
October 25 L'Ours Action   $29,564,471  
 
October 27 Dad Comedy   $19,738,015  
Immediate Family Drama   $5,841,286  
Kill Me Again Thriller/Suspense   $283,694  
Shocker Horror   $16,554,699  
Worth Winning Comedy   $3,690,328  

November, 1989

November 1 Valmont   $1,132,000  
 
November 3 Bloodhounds of Broadway Comedy   $44,000  
The Phantom of the Opera Horror   $3,953,745  
Race for Glory Action   $100,326  
Second Sight Comedy   $5,000,000  
The Stepfather 2   $1,519,796  
 
November 8 Henry V Action $9,000,000 $10,161,099  
 
November 10 Best of the Best Action   $1,700,000  
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown Drama   $14,041,353  
Staying Together Comedy   $4,348,025  
 
November 15 The Little Mermaid Adventure   $111,543,479  
Steel Magnolias Comedy   $83,759,091  
 
November 17 All Dogs Go To Heaven Adventure   $26,220,877  
Harlem Nights Comedy   $60,857,262  
Mystery Train Comedy   $367,879  
Prancer Drama   $16,115,398  
 
November 22 Back to the Future Part II Adventure $40,000,000 $118,450,002  

December, 1989

December 1 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Comedy   $71,319,546  
 
December 8 She-Devil Comedy   $15,351,421  
Triumph of the Spirit   $408,839  
The War of the Roses Black Comedy   $83,699,711  
 
December 13 Blaze Drama   $19,049,727  
Driving Miss Daisy Drama $7,500,000 $106,593,296  
Enemies: A Love Story Comedy   $7,815,403  
 
December 14 Glory Action $18,000,000 $26,593,580  
 
December 15 Family Business Comedy   $11,053,835  
We're No Angels Comedy $20,000,000 $10,555,348  
The Wizard Comedy   $14,278,900  
 
December 20 Born on the Fourth of July Drama $14,000,000 $70,001,698  
Roger & Me Documentary $140,000 $6,706,368  
 
December 21 Camille Claudel Drama   $3,331,297  
 
December 22 Always Drama   $41,843,630  
Tango & Cash Action $55,000,000 $63,408,614  
 
December 25 Music Box Thriller/Suspense   $6,263,883  
 
December 31 Brothers in Arms Action   $0  
Cage Action   $618,178  
Cutting Class Comedy   $0  
Eversmile, New Jersey   $0  
Fist Fighter Action   $221,163  
Georgia   $0  
Going Overboard Comedy   $0  
Godzilla vs. Biollante Action   $0  
The Heist Thriller/Suspense   $0  
How to Get Ahead in Advertising Black Comedy   $0  
No Retreat, No Surrender 2 Action   $108,154  
Out of the Dark $1,600,000 $419,428  
Parents Black Comedy   $870,532  
The Return of Swamp Thing Horror   $192,816  
To the Limit Documentary   $53,000,000