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The Numbers - Movies Released in 1993

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This list shows all films released in 1993, including films that went direct-to-video, or only got an international theatrical release. For each film, we use the first date on which it was made available to the public, which might include international theatrical or domestic video releases that were a few days, or sometimes more, earlier than the domestic (US/Canada) theatrical release.

See also: Top 1993 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1993 - Most Popular 1993

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Budget
Domestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

January, 1993

January 1 Amongst Friends Drama   $263,601  
Bodies, Rest & Motion Drama   $764,083  
Bopha! Drama   $212,483  
Ed and his Dead Mother $1,800,000 $673  
La Florida   $1,600,000  
A Home of Our Own   $1,703,282  
House of Cards   $322,871  
Joshua Tree   $0  
Mother's Boys   $874,000  
Mr. Nanny   $4,247,162  
The Philadelphia Experiment II   $2,000  
Rescue Me   $1,000,000  
Return of the Living Dead 3 Horror $2,000,000 $21,000  
Ruby Cairo   $608,000  
The Saint of Fort Washington   $57,115  
Son of the Pink Panther Comedy   $2,457,574  
The Trial   $33,000  
Twenty Bucks Comedy   $64,000  
 
January 8 Leprechaun Horror   $8,533,294  
 
January 15 Alive Adventure $32,000,000 $36,299,670  
Body of Evidence Thriller/Suspense   $13,734,039  
Nowhere to Run Action $15,000,000 $22,189,039  
 
January 22 Aspen Extreme Romantic Comedy   $7,843,388  
Hexed Comedy   $2,786,807  
Knight Moves Thriller/Suspense   $923,418  
 
January 27 The Green Room Drama   $0  
 
January 29 Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice Horror   $6,953,340  
Matinee Comedy   $8,925,775  
Nemesis   $2,001,124  
Sniper Drama   $18,994,653  

February, 1993

February 1 Strictly Ballroom Comedy   $11,738,000  
 
February 3 The Cemetery Club Comedy   $5,583,621  
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Adventure   $41,833,324  
 
February 5 Loaded Weapon 1 Comedy $13,000,000 $27,979,399  
Sommersby Drama   $50,081,992  
The Vanishing Thriller/Suspense   $14,543,394  
 
February 12 Braindead Horror $3,000,000 $242,623  
Groundhog Day Romantic Comedy $14,600,000 $70,906,973  
The Temp Thriller/Suspense   $6,419,876  
Untamed Heart Drama   $18,899,204  
 
February 17 Como agua para chocolate Drama   $21,656,534  
 
February 19 Army of Darkness Horror $11,000,000 $11,502,976  
 
February 26 El Mariachi Action $7,000 $2,040,920  
Falling Down Drama   $40,903,593  

March, 1993

March 1 Ethan Frome   $296,081  
 
March 5 Amos & Andrew Comedy   $9,461,630  
Best of the Best 2 Action   $6,044,652  
Mad Dog and Glory Comedy   $10,688,490  
Rich in Love   $1,978,522  
Shadow of the Wolf Adventure   $1,448,640  
Swing Kids Musical   $5,632,086  
 
March 12 CB4 Comedy   $17,642,060  
A Far Off Place Adventure   $12,890,752  
Fire in the Sky Drama   $19,724,334  
Street Knight Action   $507,656  
 
March 19 Point of No Return Thriller/Suspense   $30,038,362  
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III Adventure $21,000,000 $42,273,609  
 
March 26 Born Yesterday Romantic Comedy   $17,760,754  
Hear No Evil Thriller/Suspense   $5,270,563  
Married To It   $1,989,059  

April, 1993

April 2 The Adventures of Huck Finn Adventure $6,500,000 $24,103,594  
Cop and ½ Comedy   $31,226,971  
The Crush Thriller/Suspense   $13,609,396  
Jack the Bear Comedy   $4,796,751  
 
April 7 Comic Book Confidential Documentary   $0  
Indecent Proposal Drama   $106,614,059  
The Sandlot Comedy   $32,416,586  
 
April 9 Sidekicks Action   $17,180,393  
This Boy's Life Drama   $4,104,962  
 
April 16 Benny & Joon Drama   $23,202,734  
Boiling Point Action   $10,058,318  
Bound by Honor $35,000,000 $4,496,583  
 
April 23 The Dark Half Horror $15,000,000 $9,579,068  
Indian Summer Comedy   $14,717,851  
Map of the Human Heart Drama   $2,806,881  
Who's the Man? Musical   $11,299,730  
 
April 30 The Night We Never Met   $1,884,814  
Splitting Heirs Comedy   $3,246,063  
Three of Hearts Romantic Comedy   $5,495,507  

May, 1993

May 7 Dave Comedy   $63,270,710  
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story Drama   $35,112,679  
Much Ado About Nothing Romantic Comedy $8,000,000 $22,549,338  
 
May 14 Excessive Force $13,000,000 $1,152,117  
Lost in Yonkers Comedy   $9,285,189  
Posse Western   $18,290,000  
 
May 21 Carnosaur Horror   $1,753,979  
Hot Shots! Part Deux Comedy   $38,618,836  
Sliver Thriller/Suspense   $36,280,867  
 
May 26 Menace II Society Action $3,500,000 $27,731,527  
 
May 28 Cliffhanger Action $65,000,000 $84,049,211  
Happily Ever After   $3,299,382  
Made In America Comedy   $44,942,695  
Super Mario Bros. Action $42,000,000 $20,844,907  

June, 1993

June 4 Guilty as Sin Thriller/Suspense   $22,622,537  
Life With Mikey Comedy   $12,349,549  
 
June 9 What's Love Got to Do With It Drama $15,000,000 $39,100,956  
 
June 11 Jurassic Park Action $63,000,000 $395,708,305 Play
 
June 18 Last Action Hero Action $85,000,000 $50,016,394  
Once Upon a Forest Adventure   $5,274,950  
 
June 25 Dennis the Menace Comedy   $51,270,765  
Sleepless in Seattle Romantic Comedy   $126,680,884  
 
June 30 The Firm Thriller/Suspense $42,000,000 $158,340,892  

July, 1993

July 2 Son in Law Comedy   $25,989,889  
 
July 7 Rookie of the Year Comedy   $53,579,269  
 
July 9 In the Line of Fire Thriller/Suspense   $102,243,874  
Weekend at Bernie's II Comedy   $12,741,891  
 
July 16 Free Willy Adventure $20,000,000 $77,698,625  
Hocus Pocus Comedy $28,000,000 $39,360,491  
The Thing Called Love   $1,029,721  
 
July 23 Another Stakeout Comedy   $20,107,504  
Coneheads Comedy   $21,153,686  
Poetic Justice Drama $14,000,000 $27,450,453  
 
July 28 Robin Hood: Men in Tights Comedy   $35,699,287  
 
July 30 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me   $0  
Rising Sun Drama   $63,095,271  
So I Married an Axe Murderer Black Comedy   $11,585,483  
Tom and Jerry: The Movie Comedy   $3,560,469  

August, 1993

August 1 The Wedding Banquet Comedy   $6,933,000  
 
August 6 The Fugitive Thriller/Suspense $44,000,000 $183,875,760  
The Meteor Man Comedy   $8,015,592  
My Boyfriend's Back   $3,218,882  
 
August 11 Psycho IV: The Beginning Horror   $0  
Searching for Bobby Fischer Drama   $7,266,393  
 
August 13 Heart and Souls Comedy   $16,479,685  
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday Horror $3,000,000 $15,935,068  
The Secret Garden Drama   $31,181,000  
 
August 15 The 39 Steps   $0  
 
August 18 Manhattan Murder Mystery Comedy   $11,330,911  
 
August 20 The Ballad of Little Jo Western   $514,451  
Hard Target Action   $31,636,358  
Surf Ninjas   $4,916,135  
 
August 25 The Man Without a Face Drama   $24,760,338  
 
August 27 Father Hood   $3,268,203  
Needful Things Horror   $15,185,672  
Only the Strong $6,000,000 $3,273,588  

September, 1993

September 1 King of the Hill   $465,417  
 
September 3 Boxing Helena Drama   $1,699,744  
Calendar Girl Drama   $2,501,113  
Fortress Action $12,000,000 $6,730,578  
Kalifornia Thriller/Suspense   $2,395,231  
 
September 8 The Hills Have Eyes Part 2   $0  
The Joy Luck Club Drama   $32,790,064  
 
September 10 Money for Nothing Comedy   $1,044,824  
The Real McCoy Thriller/Suspense   $6,484,246  
True Romance Thriller/Suspense $12,500,000 $12,281,000  
Undercover Blues Comedy   $12,416,686  
 
September 17 The Age of Innocence Drama $34,000,000 $32,014,993  
Airborne Comedy   $2,859,811  
Into the West Adventure   $4,790,801  
Striking Distance Action   $23,798,623  
 
September 24 Dazed and Confused Comedy $6,900,000 $7,950,889  
The Good Son Thriller/Suspense   $44,456,478  
The Program Action   $23,042,200  
Warlock: The Armageddon Horror $3,000,000 $3,902,679  
 
September 29 A Bronx Tale Drama   $17,239,789  

October, 1993

October 1 Cool Runnings Comedy $14,000,000 $68,856,263  
For Love or Money Comedy   $10,709,430  
M. Butterfly   $1,498,795  
Malice Thriller/Suspense   $46,038,636  
Mr. Wonderful   $3,125,000  
Ruby in Paradise Drama $800,000 $1,001,437  
Short Cuts Comedy   $6,110,979  
 
October 8 Demolition Man Action   $58,055,768  
Gettysburg Drama $25,000,000 $10,731,997  
Mr. Jones Drama   $8,302,752  
 
October 13 Ba wang bie ji Drama   $5,158,144  
The Nightmare Before Christmas Musical   $50,408,318  
Rudy Drama   $22,750,363  
 
October 15 The Beverly Hillbillies Comedy   $42,222,647  
Fearless Drama   $6,971,266  
Judgment Night Thriller/Suspense   $12,108,480  
 
October 29 Fatal Instinct Comedy   $7,839,327  

November, 1993

November 5 Flesh and Bone Drama   $9,488,998  
Look Who's Talking Now Comedy   $10,172,124  
The Remains of the Day Drama $15,000,000 $22,954,968  
RoboCop 3 Action $22,000,000 $10,696,210  
 
November 10 Carlito's Way Drama   $36,516,012  
It's A Wonderful World Comedy   $0  
 
November 12 Ernest Rides Again   $1,433,496  
My Life Drama   $27,484,464  
The Piano Drama $7,000,000 $40,157,856  
The Three Musketeers Adventure   $53,661,805  
 
November 19 Addams Family Values Comedy   $46,293,855  
Man's Best Friend Horror   $12,974,636  
 
November 24 Josh and S.A.M.   $1,484,404  
Mrs. Doubtfire Comedy $25,000,000 $219,195,051  
The Nutcracker $19,000,000 $2,119,994  
A Perfect World Drama   $31,160,784  
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story Adventure   $9,315,576  

December, 1993

December 3 Bank Robber Comedy   $115,842  
A Dangerous Woman Drama   $1,497,222  
 
December 5 Trois couleurs: Bleu Drama   $1,324,974  
 
December 6 Brewster McCloud Comedy   $0  
 
December 8 Six Degrees of Separation Drama   $6,284,090  
 
December 10 Geronimo: An American Legend Western   $18,296,646  
Sister Act 2 Back in the Habit Comedy   $57,319,029  
Wayne's World 2 Comedy   $47,965,000  
 
December 13 Dead Ringer Thriller/Suspense   $0  
 
December 15 Schindler's List Drama $25,000,000 $96,067,179  
 
December 17 Beethoven's 2nd Comedy   $52,636,940  
The Pelican Brief Drama $45,000,000 $100,768,056  
 
December 21 In weiter Ferne, so nah! Drama   $810,455  
 
December 22 Philadelphia Drama $26,000,000 $77,324,422  
 
December 25 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Action   $5,617,391  
Grumpy Old Men Comedy   $70,172,621  
Heaven & Earth Drama   $5,840,300  
Tombstone Western $25,000,000 $56,505,065  
What's Eating Gilbert Grape Drama $11,000,000 $9,170,214  
 
December 29 Ghost in the Machine Horror   $4,731,273  
In the Name of the Father Drama   $25,096,862  
Shadowlands Drama $22,000,000 $25,842,377  
 
December 31 Curacao Action   $0  
Domenica Specialmente, La   $442,676  
The Heroic Trio Action   $0  
Eye of the Stranger Drama   $0  
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II   $0  
The Goodbye Bird   $0  
Harmful Intent   $0  
Lord Of The Wu Tang Action   $0  
Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence Horror   $0  
Me and Veronica   $0  
Playboy: International Playmates Documentary   $0  
Slaughter of the Innocents   $0  
Wind Dancer   $0  
Witchboard 2: The Devil's Doorway Horror   $0