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Weekly Box Office

Weekly Box Office

August 18-24, 1989

Note: Weekly box office charts 7-day results (Friday through Thursday). To access the Weekend chart (Friday through Sunday), click here.


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TWLWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 N Uncle Buck Uni. $16,945,171 - 1,804 - $9,393 $16,945,171 - 1
2 2 Parenthood Uni. $11,665,720 -22.2% 1,320 +20 $8,838 $47,324,596 - 3
3 1 The Abyss Fox $10,696,596 -39.0% 1,538 +5 $6,955 $28,228,898 - 2
4 N Casualties of War Col. $7,678,430 - 1,487 - $5,164 $7,678,430 - 1
5 5 When Harry Met Sally... Col. $7,483,913 -20.4% 1,144 -27 $6,542 $56,599,132 - 6
6 6 Lethal Weapon 2 WB $6,662,204 -26.2% 1,584 -246 $4,206 $121,720,293 - 7
7 4 Turner & Hooch BV $6,499,222 -34.0% 1,594 -294 $4,077 $48,859,003 - 4
8 7 Batman WB $5,374,491 -30.5% 1,400 -377 $3,839 $231,055,636 $35 9
9 3 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child NL $4,849,668 -56.3% 1,846 -56 $2,627 $15,953,780 - 2
10 N Cheetah BV $4,245,955 - 1,310 - $3,241 $4,245,955 - 1
11 8 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids BV $3,482,249 -34.7% 1,158 -293 $3,007 $113,684,274 - 9
12 N Let It Ride Par. $2,879,838 - 1,191 - $2,418 $2,879,838 - 1
13 9 Lock Up TriS $2,436,906 -50.8% 1,032 -352 $2,361 $16,026,457 - 3
14 N Rude Awakening Orion $2,060,578 - 953 - $2,162 $2,060,578 - 1
15 11 Dead Poets Society BV $1,613,088 -39.4% 633 -213 $2,548 $83,584,376 - 12
16 12 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Par. $1,603,488 -34.6% 511 -342 $3,138 $185,748,899 $48 13
17 16 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $1,266,868 +24.3% 40 +12 $31,672 $2,588,000 - 3
18 15 Ghostbusters II Col. $1,260,370 -24.5% 625 -206 $2,017 $108,353,494 - 10
19 N Eddie and the Cruisers II Sct. $536,508 - 402 - $1,335 $536,508 - 1
TOTAL (19 MOVIES):$99,241,263-5.3%21,572+1,707$4,600 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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