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Weekly Box Office

Weekly Box Office

December 16-22, 1988

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 1 Twins Uni. $12,176,400 -15.2% 1,452 +56 $8,386 $26,534,260 $15 2
2 N Rain Man MGM $11,439,832 - 1,248 - $9,167 $11,439,832 $25 1
3 2 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Par. $8,938,002 +11.7% 1,937 +361 $4,614 $29,149,330 - 3
4 3 Scrooged Par. $7,515,978 +23.8% 1,797 +471 $4,183 $44,842,586 - 4
5 N Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Orion $7,233,595 - 1,466 - $4,934 $7,233,595 - 1
6 4 Tequila Sunrise WB $4,561,207 -15.1% 1,394 +279 $3,272 $18,360,596 - 3
7 5 Oliver & Company BV $4,372,410 +45.0% 1,165 +213 $3,753 $24,142,499 - 5
8 7 The Land Before Time Uni. $2,868,920 +10.4% 1,326 -58 $2,164 $29,288,585 - 5
9 8 Ernest Saves Christmas BV $1,687,288 -8.1% 1,307 -246 $1,291 $25,633,263 - 6
10 6 My Stepmother is an Alien Col. $1,430,026 -47.0% 1,110 +4 $1,288 $4,128,069 - 2
11 9 Child's Play UA $1,018,593 -38.5% 906 -448 $1,124 $28,440,697 - 6
12 10 Cocoon: The Return Fox $945,353 -24.8% 997 +44 $948 $13,452,621 - 4
13 N I'm Gonna Git You Sucka UA $882,356 - 135 - $6,536 $882,356 - 1
14 13 Mississippi Burning Orion $244,363 -23.6% 9 - $27,151 $564,107 - 2
15 N Torch Song Trilogy NL $132,733 - 6 - $22,122 $132,733 - 1
16 N Haunted Summer Can. $7,156 - 1 - $7,156 $7,156 - 1
17 - Pelle the Conqueror Mira. $3,950 - 0 - n/a $3,950 - -
18 - We Think the World of You Cinc $604 - 1 - $604 $604 - -
TOTAL (18 MOVIES):$65,458,766+35.9%16,257+1,935$4,026 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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