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The Numbers - Movies Released in 1991

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This list shows all films released in 1991, 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 1991 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1991 - Most Popular 1991

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Budget
Domestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

January, 1991

January 1 American Ninja 4: The Annihilation Action   $358,000  
Black Robe Adventure   $8,211,952  
Blood and Concrete Comedy   $8,000  
China Moon Thriller/Suspense   $3,038,499  
Close My Eyes   $135,893  
Closet Land   $259,012  
Crooked Hearts   $31,000  
Dark Obsession   $333,811  
Dogfight   $394,631  
The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish   $164,000  
Johnny Suede Drama $500,000 $55,000  
Jumpin' at the Boneyard Drama   $9,000  
McBain   $456,000  
Meeting Venus   $1,000,348  
Once Around Comedy   $14,851,000  
One False Move   $1,543,000  
Pastime   $267,265  
Proof Comedy   $524,000  
Queen's Logic   $612,781  
Return to the Blue Lagoon Adventure $11,000,000 $2,000,000  
Showdown in Little Tokyo Action $8,000,000 $2,275,557  
Spotswood   $101,000  
Straight out of Brooklyn $450,000 $2,712,293  
Talent for the Game   $336,396  
To Sleep With Anger   $1,161,135  
True Identity   $4,693,236  
 
January 2 Wolf Lake   $0  
 
January 10 Warlock Horror $7,000,000 $8,824,553  
 
January 11 Lionheart Action   $22,545,360  
Not Without My Daughter Drama   $14,789,113  
 
January 18 Cadence Drama   $1,935,475  
Eve of Destruction   $4,704,884  
Flight of the Intruder Action $35,000,000 $14,471,440  
White Fang Adventure $14,000,000 $34,729,091  

February, 1991

February 1 Meet the Applegates   $485,772  
Popcorn Horror   $2,563,365  
Run   $4,409,328  
 
February 8 L.A. Story Comedy   $28,854,480  
The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter Adventure   $17,116,963  
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead   $739,104  
Sleeping with the Enemy Thriller/Suspense   $101,599,005  
 
February 14 The Silence of the Lambs Thriller/Suspense $20,000,000 $130,726,716  
 
February 15 King Ralph Comedy   $33,512,735  
Nothing But Trouble Comedy   $8,479,793  
 
February 22 He Said, She Said Romantic Comedy   $9,684,702  
Scenes from a Mall Comedy   $9,563,393  

March, 1991

March 1 The Doors Drama $40,000,000 $34,416,893  
The Field   $1,414,017  
Haakon Haakonsen Adventure $8,500,000 $15,024,232  
My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Drama   $3,603,615  
Volere volare Comedy   $0  
 
March 8 The Hard Way Comedy   $24,525,330  
Ju Dou   $1,581,618  
New Jack City Action   $47,624,253  
Nikita Thriller/Suspense $7,000,000 $5,017,971  
 
March 15 Class Action Drama   $23,968,042  
Guilty by Suspicion Drama   $9,445,090  
If Looks Could Kill Action   $7,781,025  
The Perfect Weapon Action   $14,061,361  
True Colors   $418,807  
 
March 22 Defending Your Life Comedy   $16,371,128  
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze Adventure $25,000,000 $78,656,813  
 
March 29 Career Opportunities Romantic Comedy   $10,986,645  
The Five Heartbeats Drama   $7,377,189  
 
March 31 The Unborn   $0  

April, 1991

April 5 The Marrying Man Romantic Comedy   $12,454,768  
 
April 12 Daddy Nostalgie Drama   $468,443  
Impromptu Comedy   $4,076,211  
The Object of Beauty Comedy   $5,186,392  
Out for Justice Action   $39,673,161  
 
April 19 Drop Dead Fred Comedy   $13,746,300  
Mortal Thoughts Thriller/Suspense   $19,018,321  
 
April 26 A Kiss Before Dying Thriller/Suspense   $14,769,755  
Oscar Comedy   $23,562,716  
Toy Soldiers Action   $15,073,942  

May, 1991

May 3 One Good Cop Action   $11,276,846  
A Rage in Harlem Comedy   $10,438,504  
Rich Girl Drama   $368,056  
Truly Madly Deeply Drama   $1,554,742  
 
May 10 F/X2 Action   $21,075,831  
Madonna: Truth or Dare Concert/Performance   $15,012,935  
Sweet Talker Comedy   $258,105  
Switch Comedy   $15,545,943  
 
May 17 Dice Rules Concert/Performance   $658,000  
Mannequin: On the Move Comedy   $3,300,609  
Stone Cold Action $25,000,000 $9,286,314  
What About Bob? Comedy   $63,710,000  
 
May 24 Backdraft Drama   $77,868,585  
Hangin' with the Homeboys   $516,855  
Hudson Hawk Action $65,000,000 $17,218,916  
Only the Lonely Comedy   $21,830,957  
Thelma & Louise Action   $45,361,000  
Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken Drama   $7,300,000  
 
May 31 Ambition Thriller/Suspense   $436,132  
Soapdish Comedy   $36,489,888  

June, 1991

June 7 City Slickers Comedy   $124,033,791  
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead Comedy   $25,122,195  
Jungle Fever Drama   $31,739,045  
 
June 14 Bright Angel Drama   $158,243  
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back Action   $1,206,817  
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Adventure $50,000,000 $165,493,908  
 
June 21 Dying Young Drama   $32,669,178  
The Rocketeer Action   $46,573,027  
Suburban Commando Comedy   $6,948,859  
 
June 25 Marie: A True Story - dup Drama   $0  
 
June 28 Europa Europa   $5,575,738  
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear Comedy $23,000,000 $86,930,411  

July, 1991

July 1 The Last Waltz Documentary $35,000 $321,952  
The Miracle   $835,519  
 
July 2 Terminator 2: Judgment Day Action $100,000,000 $203,464,105  
 
July 3 Problem Child 2 Comedy   $25,104,700  
 
July 10 Regarding Henry Drama   $43,001,500  
 
July 12 Boyz n the Hood Drama $6,500,000 $56,190,094  
Point Break Action $24,000,000 $43,218,387  
 
July 19 Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Adventure $20,000,000 $37,537,675  
Dutch Comedy   $4,271,022  
 
July 24 The Doctor Drama   $37,497,480  
 
July 26 Another You Comedy   $2,697,777  
Life Stinks Comedy   $3,832,400  
Mobsters Drama   $20,246,790  
V.I. Warshawski   $11,128,309  
 
July 31 Hot Shots! Comedy   $68,267,322  

August, 1991

August 1 Poison   $609,524  
Slacker $23,000 $1,227,508  
 
August 2 Body Parts Horror   $8,398,855  
Doc Hollywood Romantic Comedy   $54,751,779  
 
August 7 Delirious Comedy   $4,755,853  
 
August 9 Bingo Adventure   $8,011,019  
Double Impact Action $16,000,000 $29,090,445  
Pure Luck Comedy   $22,641,969  
 
August 14 The Commitments Drama   $13,955,001  
 
August 16 Mystery Date Comedy   $6,141,446  
 
August 21 Barton Fink Drama   $5,726,463  
 
August 23 Dead Again Thriller/Suspense   $38,016,380  
Defenseless Thriller/Suspense   $6,379,362  
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man Action $23,000,000 $7,018,525  
 
August 30 Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time $6,000,000 $773,490  
Child's Play 3 Horror   $14,250,380  

September, 1991

September 6 Company Business Thriller/Suspense   $1,270,483  
 
September 13 Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare Horror $5,000,000 $34,872,033  
 
September 18 Paradise Drama   $18,634,643  
 
September 20 The Fisher King Drama $24,000,000 $41,798,224  
The Indian Runner   $191,125  
Late for Dinner Drama   $8,641,499  
Livin' Large! Comedy   $5,435,488  
Rambling Rose Drama   $6,266,621  
 
September 27 Deceived Thriller/Suspense   $28,738,096  
Necessary Roughness Comedy   $26,255,594  
Timebomb   $0  
 
September 29 My Own Private Idaho Black Comedy $2,500,000 $6,401,336  

October, 1991

October 4 La Belle Noiseuse Drama   $0  
The Man in the Moon Drama   $2,853,801  
Ricochet Thriller/Suspense   $21,756,163  
Shout Drama   $3,463,620  
The Super Comedy   $11,000,863  
Whore Drama   $1,008,404  
 
October 9 Homicide Thriller/Suspense   $2,971,661  
Little Man Tate Drama   $24,989,789  
 
October 11 City of Hope Drama   $1,264,910  
Ernest Scared Stupid Comedy   $14,143,280  
Frankie and Johnny Drama   $22,773,535  
Shattered Thriller/Suspense   $11,511,031  
The Taking of Beverly Hills Action   $939,277  
 
October 18 Antarctica Documentary   $65,000,000  
Cool As Ice   $1,031,420  
Other People's Money Comedy   $35,682,000  
 
October 23 House Party 2 Comedy $5,000,000 $19,438,638  
 
October 25 The Butcher's Wife Comedy   $9,689,816  
Curly Sue Comedy   $33,644,430  
Due occhi diabolici $9,000,000 $349,618  
The Hitman Action   $4,654,288  

November, 1991

November 1 29th Street Comedy   $1,287,171  
Billy Bathgate Drama   $15,565,363  
Highlander II: The Quickening Action   $14,184,134  
Liebestraum Thriller/Suspense   $133,645  
The People Under the Stairs Horror   $24,204,000  
Year of the Gun   $11,820,000  
 
November 8 All I Want For Christmas Comedy   $14,812,144  
Strictly Business Romantic Comedy   $7,683,267  
 
November 13 Beauty and the Beast Musical $20,000,000 $218,951,625 Play
 
November 15 And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird Comedy   $202,590  
Cape Fear Thriller/Suspense $35,000,000 $79,091,969  
Kafka   $1,100,000  
 
November 21 Showdown at Williams Creek Western   $0  
 
November 22 The Addams Family Comedy $30,000,000 $113,502,246  
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West Adventure   $20,218,664  
For the Boys Drama   $17,684,580  
 
November 27 My Girl Comedy $16,500,000 $58,011,485  

December, 1991

December 1 Life is Sweet Drama   $1,516,000  
Naked Lunch Drama   $2,541,000  
 
December 6 At Play in the Fields of the Lord Drama   $1,342,903  
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Action $27,000,000 $74,888,996  
 
December 11 Critters 3 Horror   $0  
Hook Adventure $70,000,000 $119,654,823  
 
December 13 Bugsy Drama   $49,103,967  
The Last Boy Scout Action   $59,509,925  
 
December 16 Hachi-gatsu no kyôshikyoku Drama   $516,431  
 
December 20 Father of the Bride Comedy   $89,325,780  
JFK Drama $40,000,000 $70,405,498  
Tacones lejanos   $1,530,941  
 
December 22 Rush   $7,241,350  
 
December 25 Grand Canyon Drama   $32,350,000  
The Prince of Tides Drama $30,000,000 $74,787,599  
Until the End of the World   $752,856  
 
December 27 Fried Green Tomatoes Drama $11,000,000 $81,204,830  
 
December 31 Basket Case 3 Black Comedy   $0  
Because It's Christmas: Barry Manilow Concert/Performance   $0  
Bed & Breakfast   $0  
Chains of Gold Action   $0  
Dune Warriors Action   $0  
Eyes of an Angel Drama   $0  
Firehead Action   $0  
Godzilla vs. King Chidorah   $0  
The Guyver Action   $0  
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse Documentary   $0  
The Little Engine that Could Adventure   $0  
The Lounge People Comedy   $0  
Neon City   $0  
The Pope Must Die Comedy   $582,510  
Rover Dangerfield   $0  
Rubin and Ed   $0  
Talkin' Dirty After Dark Comedy   $978,775  
Where Sleeping Dogs Lie Thriller/Suspense   $0  

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