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1987 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
161 Maurice Cinc $49,278 2.0% 1 $49,278 $2,438,304 9/18/87
142 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $194,308 0.2% 4 $48,577 $123,922,370 12/25/87
165 Wish You Were Here Atl $43,611 1.3% 1 $43,611 $3,283,832 7/24/87
167 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $38,643 2.3% 1 $38,643 $1,654,743 4/17/87
169 Raising Arizona Fox $36,240 0.2% 1 $36,240 $22,847,564 3/13/87
173 Gothic Vest $32,061 3.5% 1 $32,061 $916,172 4/10/87
176 The Whistle Blower Hemd $30,035 2.0% 1 $30,035 $1,500,000 7/10/87
147 The Last Emperor Col. $149,460 0.3% 5 $29,892 $43,984,230 11/20/87
141 Broadcast News Fox $197,542 0.4% 7 $28,220 $51,249,404 12/18/87
177 I've Heard Mermaids Singing Mira. $25,998 1.8% 1 $25,998 $1,408,491 9/11/87
181 84 Charing Cross Road Col. $24,350 2.2% 1 $24,350 $1,083,486 2/13/87
182 Matewan Cinc $23,850 1.4% 1 $23,850 $1,680,358 8/28/87
163 Barfly Can. $45,900 1.4% 2 $22,950 $3,221,568 10/16/87
140 The Princess Bride Fox $206,243 0.7% 9 $22,915 $30,857,814 9/25/87
160 River's Edge Isld $67,794 1.5% 3 $22,598 $4,600,000 5/8/87
183 Benji the Hunted BV $21,530 0.1% 1 $21,530 $22,257,624 6/5/87
143 Tin Men BV $187,381 0.7% 9 $20,820 $25,411,386 3/6/87
168 Ironweed TriS $36,973 0.5% 2 $18,486 $7,393,346 12/18/87
150 Moonstruck MGM $127,599 0.2% 7 $18,228 $80,640,528 12/18/87
149 Weeds DEG $132,970 5.7% 8 $16,621 $2,325,444 10/16/87
172 Housekeeping Col. $32,171 3.0% 2 $16,085 $1,083,282 11/25/87
187 Orphans (1987) Lori $14,588 5.8% 1 $14,588 $252,430 9/18/87
158 Personal Services Vest $69,821 4.0% 5 $13,964 $1,744,164 5/15/87
153 House of Games Orion $116,677 4.5% 9 $12,964 $2,585,639 10/16/87
178 Hope and Glory Col. $25,497 0.3% 2 $12,748 $10,021,120 10/16/87
180 Good Morning, Babylon Vest $24,569 13.4% 2 $12,284 $183,700 7/17/87
95 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
133 Cry Freedom Uni. $318,723 5.4% 27 $11,804 $5,899,797 11/6/87
189 My Life as a Dog Skou $11,667 0.1% 1 $11,667 $8,345,266 5/1/87
159 The Dead Vest $69,074 1.6% 6 $11,512 $4,370,078 12/18/87
1 Beverly Hills Cop II Par. $26,348,555 17.1% 2,326 $11,327 $153,665,036 5/20/87
130 The Big Easy Col. $353,259 2.0% 32 $11,039 $17,685,307 8/21/87
174 Sammy and Rosie Get Laid Cinc $31,899 2.7% 3 $10,633 $1,196,336 10/30/87
5 Three Men and a Baby BV $10,384,392 6.2% 1,006 $10,322 $167,780,960 11/25/87
83 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
184 The Good Father Skou $20,361 4.8% 2 $10,180 $421,201 2/11/87
190 Forever, Lulu TriS $10,126 27.5% 1 $10,126 $36,786 4/24/87
15 Fatal Attraction Par. $7,602,740 4.9% 758 $10,030 $156,645,693 9/18/87
166 The Wolf at the Door IFM $39,712 6.8% 4 $9,928 $583,800 7/31/87
6 The Untouchables Par. $10,023,094 13.1% 1,012 $9,904 $76,270,454 6/5/87
164 In the Mood Lori $45,118 4.5% 5 $9,023 $999,382 9/16/87
185 The Hanoi Hilton Can. $17,784 2.3% 2 $8,892 $760,000 3/27/87
40 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
7 The Witches of Eastwick WB $9,454,238 14.8% 1,103 $8,571 $63,766,510 6/12/87
192 Rita, Sue and Bob Too OrionC $7,947 6.4% 1 $7,947 $124,167 7/17/87
4 Dragnet Uni. $10,542,669 18.4% 1,337 $7,885 $57,387,516 6/26/87
2 Predator Fox $12,031,638 20.1% 1,623 $7,413 $59,735,548 6/12/87
102 Baby Boom UA $1,357,413 5.1% 195 $6,961 $26,712,476 10/9/87
9 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors NL $8,880,555 19.8% 1,343 $6,612 $44,793,222 2/27/87
8 Eddie Murphy Raw Par. $9,077,324 18.0% 1,391 $6,525 $50,504,655 12/18/87
27 Mannequin Fox $6,001,208 14.0% 932 $6,439 $42,721,196 2/13/87
3 The Living Daylights UA $11,051,284 21.6% 1,728 $6,395 $51,185,897 7/31/87
155 Hollywood Shuffle Gold. $95,667 1.8% 15 $6,377 $5,228,617 3/20/87
21 Planes, Trains and Automobiles Par. $7,009,482 14.2% 1,118 $6,269 $49,530,280 11/25/87
19 Like Father, Like Son TriS $7,189,452 20.9% 1,167 $6,160 $34,377,585 10/2/87
16 Blind Date TriS $7,531,273 19.2% 1,251 $6,020 $39,321,715 3/27/87
24 Outrageous Fortune BV $6,404,783 12.1% 1,081 $5,924 $52,864,741 1/30/87
13 Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise Fox $7,900,879 26.3% 1,351 $5,848 $30,063,289 7/10/87
106 Empire of the Sun WB $1,314,509 5.9% 225 $5,842 $22,238,696 12/11/87
14 The Secret of My Success Uni. $7,766,452 11.6% 1,336 $5,813 $66,995,879 4/10/87
157 September Orion $85,731 17.6% 15 $5,715 $486,434 12/18/87
53 Wall Street Fox $4,104,611 9.4% 730 $5,622 $43,848,069 12/11/87
22 Lethal Weapon WB $6,829,949 10.5% 1,256 $5,437 $65,207,127 3/6/87
33 Stakeout BV $5,170,403 7.9% 951 $5,436 $65,673,233 8/7/87
41 Roxanne Col. $4,582,398 11.4% 847 $5,410 $40,050,884 6/19/87
49 No Way Out Orion $4,259,460 12.0% 806 $5,284 $35,509,515 8/14/87
32 The Lost Boys WB $5,236,318 16.3% 1,027 $5,098 $32,222,567 7/31/87
12 Robocop Orion $8,008,721 15.0% 1,580 $5,068 $53,424,681 7/17/87
74 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
18 Throw Momma From the Train Orion $7,318,878 12.6% 1,477 $4,955 $57,915,972 12/11/87
10 Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol WB $8,482,487 30.2% 1,750 $4,847 $28,061,343 4/3/87
11 The Running Man TriS $8,117,465 21.3% 1,692 $4,797 $38,122,105 11/13/87
23 Spaceballs MGM $6,613,837 17.4% 1,384 $4,778 $38,119,483 6/26/87
35 Flowers in the Attic NW $5,020,317 33.1% 1,051 $4,776 $15,151,736 11/20/87
29 Hello Again BV $5,712,892 28.0% 1,201 $4,756 $20,419,446 11/6/87
145 Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll Uni. $156,597 21.8% 33 $4,745 $719,323 10/9/87
61 Black Widow Fox $3,426,831 13.6% 735 $4,662 $25,205,460 2/6/87
92 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
55 Angel Heart TriS $3,688,721 21.5% 815 $4,526 $17,185,632 3/6/87
31 La Bamba Col. $5,651,990 10.4% 1,251 $4,517 $54,215,416 7/24/87
20 Jaws IV: The Revenge Uni. $7,154,890 34.5% 1,606 $4,455 $20,763,013 7/17/87
42 Burglar WB $4,509,754 27.6% 1,019 $4,425 $16,337,355 3/20/87
26 Summer School Par. $6,012,274 16.9% 1,366 $4,401 $35,659,098 7/24/87
17 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Re-issue) (1987) BV $7,514,749 16.1% 1,729 $4,346 $46,594,212 7/17/87
28 Critical Condition Par. $5,715,701 28.2% 1,343 $4,255 $20,240,502 1/16/87
191 Ping Pong Gold. $8,497 12.6% 2 $4,248 $67,421 7/17/87
57 Creepshow 2 NW $3,584,077 25.6% 867 $4,133 $14,000,000 5/1/87
62 Hamburger Hill Par. $3,360,705 24.3% 814 $4,128 $13,839,404 8/28/87
36 Masters of the Universe Can. $4,883,168 28.2% 1,185 $4,120 $17,336,370 8/7/87
114 Sign O' the Times Cinpx $950,116 31.7% 234 $4,060 $3,000,073 11/20/87
44 Hellraiser NW $4,453,232 30.6% 1,097 $4,059 $14,564,027 9/18/87
108 Maid to Order NCeV $1,162,491 11.8% 287 $4,050 $9,868,521 7/31/87
52 Suspect TriS $4,152,015 22.1% 1,029 $4,035 $18,782,400 10/23/87
25 Ernest Goes to Camp BV $6,171,957 26.3% 1,541 $4,005 $23,509,382 5/22/87
54 Dirty Dancing Vest $3,900,000 6.1% 975 $4,000 $63,446,382 8/21/87
43 The Pick-Up Artist Fox $4,455,516 33.5% 1,129 $3,946 $13,290,368 9/18/87
45 Born in East L.A. Uni. $4,359,040 25.1% 1,112 $3,920 $17,355,263 8/21/87
47 Ishtar Col. $4,331,817 30.1% 1,139 $3,803 $14,375,181 5/15/87
37 Can't Buy Me Love BV $4,754,732 15.0% 1,256 $3,785 $31,623,833 8/14/87
30 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace WB $5,683,122 36.2% 1,511 $3,761 $15,681,020 7/24/87
39 Prince of Darkness Uni. $4,657,401 32.8% 1,239 $3,759 $14,182,492 10/23/87
50 The Gate NCeV $4,258,063 31.4% 1,139 $3,738 $13,539,458 5/15/87
48 The Principal TriS $4,297,710 21.8% 1,196 $3,593 $19,734,940 9/18/87
107 The Curse TWE $1,169,922 60.6% 326 $3,588 $1,930,001 9/11/87
116 Best Seller Orion $905,399 21.2% 253 $3,578 $4,278,150 9/25/87
67 Less Than Zero Fox $3,008,987 24.3% 871 $3,454 $12,396,383 11/6/87
144 Amazon Women on the Moon Uni. $171,723 31.3% 50 $3,434 $548,696 9/18/87
56 The Fourth Protocol Lori $3,636,831 29.3% 1,061 $3,427 $12,423,831 8/28/87
58 Light of Day TriS $3,536,309 33.7% 1,041 $3,397 $10,489,617 2/6/87
59 Extreme Prejudice TriS $3,498,957 30.9% 1,071 $3,267 $11,307,844 4/24/87
69 Someone to Watch Over Me Col. $2,908,796 28.3% 892 $3,260 $10,278,549 10/9/87
64 Project X (1987) Fox $3,309,985 17.9% 1,022 $3,238 $18,532,286 4/17/87
60 Some Kind of Wonderful Par. $3,486,701 18.8% 1,082 $3,222 $18,553,948 2/27/87
154 Summer Heat Atl $114,873 32.8% 36 $3,190 $350,481 5/29/87
68 The Bedroom Window DEG $2,919,657 23.1% 930 $3,139 $12,640,385 1/16/87
121 Hannah and Her Sisters (re-issue) Orion $786,758 16.8% 255 $3,085 $4,691,838 2/13/87
65 Back to the Beach Par. $3,265,660 24.9% 1,080 $3,023 $13,110,903 8/7/87
170 Dancers Can. $36,112 3.0% 12 $3,009 $1,190,416 10/9/87
38 Innerspace WB $4,739,913 18.3% 1,603 $2,956 $25,893,810 7/3/87
51 Harry and the Hendersons Uni. $4,154,740 14.0% 1,418 $2,930 $29,760,613 6/5/87
34 Over the Top WB $5,149,200 32.1% 1,758 $2,929 $16,057,580 2/13/87
125 The Kindred FMEnt $602,834 25.0% 207 $2,912 $2,407,024 1/9/87
84 Nadine TriS $2,188,857 38.6% 760 $2,880 $5,669,831 8/7/87
46 The Believers Orion $4,342,732 23.2% 1,534 $2,830 $18,753,438 6/12/87
77 The Chipmunk Adventure Gold. $2,584,720 38.0% 916 $2,821 $6,804,312 5/22/87
146 The Offspring MovE $154,991 11.4% 55 $2,818 $1,355,728 9/4/87
71 Wanted: Dead or Alive NW $2,845,836 37.7% 1,017 $2,798 $7,555,000 1/16/87
72 Assassination Can. $2,787,449 45.9% 1,000 $2,787 $6,075,793 1/9/87
126 China Girl Vest $531,362 42.1% 193 $2,753 $1,262,091 9/25/87
76 From the Hip DEG $2,645,437 27.8% 970 $2,727 $9,518,342 2/6/87
79 Who's That Girl WB $2,548,205 34.9% 944 $2,699 $7,305,209 8/7/87
94 Gardens of Stone TriS $1,645,588 31.3% 612 $2,688 $5,262,047 5/8/87
151 Slamdance Isld $125,349 30.8% 47 $2,667 $406,881 10/2/87
115 Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II Gold. $911,351 34.0% 343 $2,657 $2,683,519 10/16/87
110 American Ninja 2 Can. $1,039,301 26.0% 397 $2,617 $4,000,000 5/1/87
120 Evil Dead 2 DEG $807,260 13.6% 310 $2,604 $5,923,044 3/13/87
186 Apocalypse Now (Re-issue) MGM $15,513 25.3% 6 $2,585 $61,211 8/28/87
70 Adventures in Babysitting BV $2,901,297 8.4% 1,126 $2,576 $34,368,475 7/3/87
135 Beyond Therapy NW $286,840 36.3% 113 $2,538 $790,000 2/27/87
86 Wisdom Fox $1,994,197 34.9% 788 $2,530 $5,715,174 1/2/87
63 * batteries not included Uni. $3,326,530 10.1% 1,328 $2,504 $32,945,797 12/18/87
136 The Stepfather NCeV $260,587 10.5% 105 $2,481 $2,488,740 1/23/87
124 Near Dark DEG $635,789 18.9% 262 $2,426 $3,369,307 10/2/87
75 Fatal Beauty MGM $2,693,714 22.4% 1,117 $2,411 $12,046,526 10/30/87
78 House II NW $2,573,934 33.0% 1,069 $2,407 $7,800,000 8/28/87
81 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown Can. $2,466,557 35.8% 1,030 $2,394 $6,880,310 11/6/87
80 The Hidden NL $2,492,618 25.6% 1,045 $2,385 $9,747,988 10/30/87
90 Death Before Dishonor NW $1,847,950 40.6% 776 $2,381 $4,546,244 2/20/87
128 Cross My Heart Uni. $455,100 44.4% 205 $2,220 $1,025,762 11/13/87
117 A Prayer for the Dying Gold. $881,793 61.5% 407 $2,166 $1,432,687 9/11/87
66 The Aristocats (Re-issue) (1987) BV $3,168,071 18.2% 1,480 $2,140 $17,452,658 4/10/87
109 No Man's Land (1987) Orion $1,088,273 37.8% 510 $2,133 $2,877,571 10/23/87
82 Surrender WB $2,256,557 39.5% 1,067 $2,114 $5,711,976 10/9/87
85 Hiding Out DEG $2,062,120 29.4% 988 $2,087 $7,019,441 11/6/87
87 Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold Can. $1,960,352 52.3% 1,000 $1,960 $3,751,699 1/30/87
113 Dead of Winter MGM $951,548 39.4% 491 $1,937 $2,413,427 2/6/87
96 Hot Pursuit Par. $1,507,645 35.8% 800 $1,884 $4,215,849 5/8/87
156 Deadline Skou $86,681 61.4% 46 $1,884 $141,211 9/11/87
93 Made in Heaven Lori $1,678,154 36.7% 898 $1,868 $4,572,845 11/6/87
97 Three O' Clock High Uni. $1,506,975 40.9% 849 $1,775 $3,685,862 10/9/87
123 The Garbage Pail Kids Movie Atl $661,512 42.0% 374 $1,768 $1,576,615 8/21/87
73 Teen Wolf Too Atl $2,709,160 34.3% 1,540 $1,759 $7,888,703 11/20/87
162 Morgan Stewart's Coming Home NCeV $48,438 2.3% 28 $1,729 $2,136,381 2/20/87
111 Russkies NCeV $1,030,101 47.1% 604 $1,705 $2,189,047 11/6/87
89 Overboard MGM $1,880,006 7.0% 1,126 $1,669 $26,713,187 12/18/87
104 North Shore Uni. $1,319,290 34.4% 802 $1,645 $3,832,228 8/14/87
91 My Demon Lover NL $1,815,583 46.3% 1,115 $1,628 $3,922,273 4/24/87
138 Real Men UA $241,258 27.6% 150 $1,608 $873,903 9/25/87
131 Street Smart Can. $325,835 29.1% 207 $1,574 $1,119,112 3/20/87
103 Heat (1987) NCeV $1,354,375 48.5% 863 $1,569 $2,793,214 3/13/87
99 Big Shots Fox $1,417,738 41.8% 932 $1,521 $3,390,043 10/2/87
129 Making Mr. Right Orion $444,756 28.1% 296 $1,502 $1,584,970 4/10/87
88 The Monster Squad TriS $1,920,678 50.9% 1,280 $1,500 $3,769,990 8/14/87
137 Man on Fire (1987) TriS $258,812 49.8% 178 $1,454 $519,596 10/9/87
98 The Allnighter Uni. $1,419,581 52.6% 977 $1,453 $2,700,000 5/1/87
118 The Color Purple (Re-issue) WB $816,269 19.0% 601 $1,358 $4,292,009 1/16/87
194 Shadey Skou $1,314 2.0% 1 $1,314 $65,817 6/5/87
100 The Squeeze TriS $1,380,800 61.9% 1,152 $1,198 $2,228,951 7/10/87
152 White Water Summer Col. $122,934 40.9% 105 $1,170 $300,859 7/10/87
105 Leonard Part 6 Col. $1,316,337 28.5% 1,142 $1,152 $4,615,255 12/18/87
134 Steel Dawn Vest $311,892 55.5% 290 $1,075 $562,187 11/6/87
132 Campus Man Par. $319,218 32.3% 307 $1,039 $989,528 4/10/87
101 Malone Orion $1,377,691 45.0% 1,326 $1,038 $3,060,858 5/1/87
122 The Big Town Col. $776,675 44.8% 762 $1,019 $1,733,017 9/25/87
148 Cold Steel Cntl $137,186 48.0% 135 $1,016 $285,885 12/11/87
119 Date with an Angel DEG $816,062 41.0% 843 $968 $1,988,962 11/20/87
139 Number One with a Bullet Can. $210,761 51.3% 223 $945 $410,952 2/27/87
112 The Care Bears Movie 3 Cinpx $1,005,386 38.6% 1,094 $919 $2,608,000 8/7/87
171 Captive Hearts MGM $32,462 44.0% 41 $791 $73,757 6/5/87
175 Happy New Year Col. $30,625 74.3% 40 $765 $41,232 8/7/87
179 End of the Line OrionC $25,000 100.0% 42 $595 $25,000 8/28/87
188 Zombie High PEC $12,165 55.5% 25 $486 $21,905 10/2/87
127 Million Dollar Mystery DEG $513,731 51.9% 1,396 $368 $989,033 6/12/87
193 O.C. and Stiggs MGM $6,273 21.0% 18 $348 $29,815 7/10/87
Totals and Averages (194 Movies):
Totals:$514,141,63714.7%--$3,491,754,632-
Averages:$2,650,21514.7%666$3,977$17,998,735-
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