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Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $147,253,986Details
International Box Office $80,046,014Details
Worldwide Box Office $227,300,000
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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
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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 74 $4,659,654 Sep 1, 1989 59
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 129 $10,475,463 Sep 1, 1989 59
Fastest to $100m 455 $102,164,563 Aug 4, 1989 31
Fastest to $50m 713 $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 $45,836,475 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 $45,836,475 Jul 7, 1989 3

Leading Cast

   Martin Riggs
   Roger Murtaugh

Supporting Cast

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
Mary Ellen Trainor    Dr. Stephanie Woods

Uncategorized

Jack McGee    Mickey McGee, the Carpenter

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Michael Kamen    Composer

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

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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