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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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  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

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 944 $78,041,829
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,801 $78,041,829
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 166 $78,041,829
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 294 $78,041,829

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


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

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Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 197 $9,822,698 Jan 13, 1989 45
Fastest to $50m 1,282 $54,224,817 Jan 6, 1989 38
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 173 $7,944,101 Dec 30, 1988 31
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 107 $17,202,554 Dec 30, 1988 31
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 231 $5,812,534 Dec 23, 1988 24
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 183 $12,586,752 Dec 23, 1988 24

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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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

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

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

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

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