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1988 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
21 Rain Man MGM $7,005,719 4.1% 1,248 $5,613 $172,825,435 12/16/88
7 Who Framed Roger Rabbit BV $11,226,239 7.2% 1,045 $10,742 $156,452,370 6/24/88
2 Coming to America Par. $21,404,420 16.7% 2,064 $10,370 $128,152,301 6/29/88
14 Big Fox $8,216,190 7.1% 1,132 $7,258 $114,968,774 6/3/88
8 Twins Uni. $11,174,980 10.0% 1,396 $8,005 $111,938,388 12/9/88
1 Crocodile Dundee II Par. $24,462,976 22.4% 2,837 $8,622 $109,306,210 5/25/88
124 Die Hard Fox $601,851 0.7% 21 $28,659 $83,008,852 7/15/88
9 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Par. $9,331,746 11.8% 1,576 $5,921 $78,756,177 12/2/88
6 Cocktail BV $11,789,466 15.1% 1,404 $8,397 $78,222,753 7/29/88
16 Beetlejuice WB $8,030,897 10.9% 1,000 $8,030 $73,707,461 4/1/88
45 Working Girl Fox $4,718,485 7.4% 1,051 $4,489 $63,779,477 12/23/88
155 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $115,418 0.2% 3 $38,472 $62,493,712 7/15/88
4 Scrooged Par. $13,027,842 21.6% 1,262 $10,323 $60,328,558 11/23/88
12 Willow MGM $8,300,169 14.5% 1,024 $8,105 $57,269,863 5/20/88
149 Beaches BV $198,361 0.3% 7 $28,337 $57,041,866 12/23/88
3 Rambo III TriS $13,034,238 24.3% 2,562 $5,087 $53,715,611 5/25/88
53 Oliver & Company BV $4,022,752 7.6% 952 $4,225 $53,279,055 11/18/88
40 Bull Durham Orion $5,009,301 9.8% 1,238 $4,046 $50,888,729 6/17/88
5 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master NL $12,833,403 26.0% 1,765 $7,271 $49,369,899 8/19/88
17 The Land Before Time Uni. $7,526,025 15.6% 1,395 $5,395 $48,092,846 11/18/88
44 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
20 Young Guns Fox $7,011,393 15.4% 1,387 $5,055 $45,661,556 8/12/88
19 Biloxi Blues Uni. $7,093,325 16.4% 1,239 $5,725 $43,184,798 3/25/88
57 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Orion $3,840,498 9.1% 1,466 $2,619 $42,039,085 12/16/88
25 The Great Outdoors Uni. $6,121,115 14.8% 1,223 $5,005 $41,455,230 6/17/88
24 Tequila Sunrise WB $6,350,974 15.4% 1,115 $5,695 $41,292,551 12/2/88
26 Big Business BV $6,112,577 15.2% 1,167 $5,237 $40,150,487 6/10/88
18 Bambi (Re-issue) (1988) BV $7,216,741 18.5% 1,483 $4,866 $39,047,150 7/15/88
34 Midnight Run Uni. $5,506,290 14.3% 1,158 $4,755 $38,413,606 7/22/88
10 The Dead Pool WB $9,071,330 23.9% 1,831 $4,954 $37,903,295 7/15/88
15 Red Heat TriS $8,133,822 23.2% 1,885 $4,315 $34,994,648 6/17/88
160 Dangerous Liaisons WB $84,451 0.2% 3 $28,150 $34,670,720 12/23/88
144 Mississippi Burning Orion $225,034 0.7% 9 $25,003 $34,603,943 12/9/88
23 Child's Play UA $6,583,963 19.8% 1,377 $4,781 $33,244,684 11/11/88
158 The Accidental Tourist WB $97,578 0.3% 3 $32,526 $32,632,093 12/23/88
50 The Accused Par. $4,316,369 13.5% 796 $5,422 $32,078,318 10/14/88
29 Shoot to Kill BV $5,781,628 19.7% 1,503 $3,846 $29,300,090 2/12/88
30 Ernest Saves Christmas BV $5,710,734 20.2% 1,634 $3,494 $28,202,109 11/11/88
33 Betrayed UA $5,534,787 21.4% 1,036 $5,342 $25,816,139 8/26/88
31 Funny Farm WB $5,655,439 22.1% 1,557 $3,632 $25,537,221 6/3/88
11 Alien Nation Fox $8,421,429 33.4% 1,430 $5,889 $25,216,243 10/7/88
138 Gorillas in the Mist Uni. $366,925 1.5% 15 $24,461 $24,720,479 9/23/88
43 The Fox and the Hound (re-issue) BV $4,819,215 20.5% 1,567 $3,075 $23,556,988 3/25/88
55 License to Drive Fox $3,850,934 17.2% 1,223 $3,148 $22,433,275 7/8/88
56 Short Circuit 2 TriS $3,843,067 17.8% 1,346 $2,855 $21,630,088 7/8/88
71 Married to the Mob Orion $3,231,056 15.0% 824 $3,921 $21,486,757 8/19/88
153 Punchline Col. $160,742 0.8% 4 $40,185 $21,042,667 9/30/88
39 The Presidio Par. $5,119,031 25.2% 1,152 $4,443 $20,324,096 6/10/88
35 Action Jackson Lori $5,424,783 26.8% 1,249 $4,343 $20,256,975 2/12/88
63 Tucker: The Man and His Dream Par. $3,709,562 18.9% 720 $5,152 $19,652,638 8/12/88
28 The Serpent and the Rainbow Uni. $5,848,700 29.8% 1,430 $4,090 $19,595,031 2/5/88
27 Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach WB $6,106,661 31.3% 1,700 $3,592 $19,510,371 3/18/88
13 Friday the 13th Part VII Par. $8,245,038 43.0% 1,796 $4,590 $19,170,001 5/13/88
32 Cocoon: The Return Fox $5,568,143 29.4% 986 $5,647 $18,924,919 11/23/88
61 The Seventh Sign TriS $3,768,707 20.0% 1,256 $3,000 $18,875,011 4/1/88
94 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
22 Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Gal. $6,831,250 38.4% 1,679 $4,068 $17,768,757 10/21/88
48 Frantic WB $4,359,424 24.7% 1,101 $3,959 $17,637,950 2/26/88
36 Johnny Be Good Orion $5,249,388 29.9% 1,168 $4,494 $17,550,399 3/25/88
41 For Keeps TriS $4,839,790 27.6% 922 $5,249 $17,514,553 1/15/88
174 Crossing Delancey WB $46,711 0.3% 1 $46,711 $16,262,415 8/26/88
38 Bright Lights, Big City UA $5,126,791 31.8% 1,196 $4,286 $16,118,077 4/1/88
59 She's Having a Baby Par. $3,827,520 23.9% 925 $4,137 $16,031,707 2/5/88
66 Masquerade MGM $3,500,259 22.1% 1,030 $3,398 $15,855,828 3/11/88
46 Big Top Pee-Wee Par. $4,625,004 30.6% 1,256 $3,682 $15,122,324 7/22/88
37 Arthur 2: On the Rocks WB $5,150,962 35.1% 1,426 $3,612 $14,681,192 7/8/88
100 School Daze Col. $1,802,656 12.4% 220 $8,193 $14,545,844 2/12/88
49 Poltergeist III MGM $4,344,308 30.8% 1,471 $2,953 $14,114,488 6/10/88
135 Stand and Deliver WB $411,884 2.9% 30 $13,729 $13,994,920 3/11/88
91 My Stepmother is an Alien Col. $2,066,980 14.9% 1,106 $1,868 $13,854,000 12/9/88
173 The Milagro Beanfield War Uni. $47,271 0.3% 3 $15,757 $13,825,794 3/18/88
75 Return to Snowy River BV $3,023,248 22.1% 1,121 $2,696 $13,687,027 4/15/88
51 Vice Versa Col. $4,050,779 29.6% 1,225 $3,306 $13,664,060 3/11/88
130 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka UA $543,588 4.2% 135 $4,026 $13,030,057 12/16/88
42 They Live Uni. $4,827,903 37.1% 1,463 $3,300 $13,008,928 11/4/88
112 Mystic Pizza Gold. $1,163,939 9.1% 401 $2,902 $12,793,213 10/21/88
62 D.O.A. BV $3,751,432 29.5% 875 $4,287 $12,706,478 3/18/88
67 Everybody's All-American WB $3,425,796 27.1% 1,122 $3,053 $12,638,294 11/4/88
58 Casual Sex? Uni. $3,840,032 31.3% 1,264 $3,038 $12,277,096 4/22/88
72 Hellbound: Hellraiser II NW $3,185,511 26.3% 1,180 $2,699 $12,090,735 12/23/88
131 Bloodsport Can. $515,721 4.4% 123 $4,192 $11,806,119 2/26/88
47 Caddyshack II WB $4,436,330 37.6% 1,556 $2,851 $11,798,302 7/22/88
70 Moon Over Parador Uni. $3,268,975 28.6% 1,145 $2,855 $11,444,204 9/9/88
68 The Couch Trip Lori $3,351,891 30.5% 1,332 $2,516 $11,005,304 1/15/88
52 Moving WB $4,022,782 37.2% 1,404 $2,865 $10,815,378 3/4/88
65 Iron Eagle II TriS $3,530,016 33.6% 874 $4,038 $10,497,324 11/11/88
76 Shakedown Uni. $3,017,800 30.0% 1,580 $1,910 $10,068,039 5/6/88
148 The Unbearable Lightness of Being Orion $202,189 2.0% 13 $15,553 $10,006,806 2/5/88
54 Bad Dreams Fox $4,008,870 40.9% 1,180 $3,397 $9,797,098 4/8/88
64 Return of the Living Dead 2 Lori $3,647,254 39.6% 1,467 $2,486 $9,205,924 1/15/88
73 Switching Channels TriS $3,121,752 34.2% 971 $3,214 $9,129,999 3/4/88
83 Salsa - The Motion Picture Can. $2,627,533 29.5% 1,125 $2,335 $8,892,589 5/6/88
89 Clean and Sober WB $2,205,628 25.4% 673 $3,277 $8,674,093 8/12/88
60 U2: Rattle and Hum Par. $3,821,351 44.4% 1,391 $2,747 $8,600,823 11/4/88
69 High Spirits TriS $3,308,250 38.6% 825 $4,010 $8,578,231 11/18/88
111 Without a Clue Orion $1,246,772 14.6% 280 $4,452 $8,539,181 10/21/88
136 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $401,211 4.8% 9 $44,579 $8,373,585 8/12/88
80 Satisfaction Fox $2,779,275 33.7% 1,015 $2,738 $8,253,123 2/12/88
82 The Blob TriS $2,644,920 32.1% 1,081 $2,446 $8,247,943 8/5/88
78 Dead Ringers Fox $3,012,180 37.5% 1,042 $2,890 $8,038,508 9/23/88
84 A New Life Par. $2,505,092 32.4% 796 $3,147 $7,721,852 3/25/88
86 Stealing Home WB $2,346,864 31.4% 984 $2,385 $7,467,504 8/26/88
77 Phantasm II Uni. $3,012,285 41.4% 1,227 $2,455 $7,282,851 7/8/88
79 Off Limits Fox $2,796,111 38.6% 1,366 $2,046 $7,242,035 3/11/88
105 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
128 Hairspray (1988) NL $577,287 8.7% 79 $7,307 $6,671,108 2/26/88
74 Fresh Horses Col. $3,074,292 46.3% 1,272 $2,416 $6,640,346 11/18/88
88 Hot to Trot WB $2,206,218 34.3% 1,156 $1,908 $6,436,211 8/26/88
93 Mac and Me Orion $2,061,464 32.1% 1,314 $1,568 $6,424,112 8/12/88
85 The Unholy Vest $2,353,452 37.1% 1,189 $1,979 $6,337,299 4/22/88
81 Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon Fox $2,737,106 43.7% 881 $3,106 $6,264,058 2/26/88
87 Braddock: Missing in Action III Can. $2,208,116 35.6% 1,040 $2,123 $6,193,901 1/22/88
101 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
90 The Rescue BV $2,194,037 37.5% 1,275 $1,720 $5,855,392 8/5/88
113 Eight Men Out Orion $1,129,491 19.9% 147 $7,683 $5,680,515 9/2/88
103 Elvira, Mistress of the Dark NW $1,660,041 29.7% 627 $2,647 $5,596,267 9/30/88
92 Heartbreak Hotel BV $2,063,546 37.5% 1,338 $1,542 $5,509,417 9/30/88
96 Monkey Shines Orion $1,902,024 35.6% 1,181 $1,610 $5,344,577 7/29/88
98 Hero and the Terror Can. $1,840,487 34.7% 995 $1,849 $5,301,200 8/26/88
127 Clara's Heart WB $588,869 11.3% 74 $7,957 $5,194,491 10/7/88
166 Torch Song Trilogy NL $70,022 1.4% 6 $11,670 $4,865,997 12/16/88
99 The Good Mother BV $1,804,288 37.9% 667 $2,705 $4,764,606 11/4/88
95 Sunset TriS $2,031,678 44.2% 1,023 $1,986 $4,594,452 4/29/88
116 BAT-21 TriS $982,080 24.8% 248 $3,960 $3,966,256 10/21/88
109 Memories of Me MGM $1,388,123 35.0% 723 $1,919 $3,965,604 9/30/88
108 Feds WB $1,388,317 36.2% 850 $1,633 $3,838,793 10/28/88
97 Critters 2: The Main Course NL $1,898,751 49.8% 1,114 $1,704 $3,813,293 4/29/88
114 Sweet Hearts Dance TriS $1,116,902 29.5% 246 $4,540 $3,790,493 9/23/88
107 Imagine: John Lennon WB $1,412,213 37.6% 561 $2,517 $3,753,977 10/7/88
102 Dead Heat NW $1,667,036 46.5% 1,012 $1,647 $3,588,626 5/6/88
120 Tougher Than Leather NL $748,193 20.9% 130 $5,755 $3,582,760 9/16/88
117 New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking Col. $933,462 26.1% 844 $1,105 $3,569,939 7/29/88
152 Madame Sousatzka Uni. $172,740 4.9% 20 $8,637 $3,548,238 10/14/88
126 Things Change Col. $600,809 17.0% 99 $6,068 $3,527,886 10/21/88
104 The Big Blue Col. $1,617,462 46.2% 967 $1,672 $3,500,000 8/19/88
162 Talk Radio Uni. $80,547 2.3% 6 $13,424 $3,468,572 12/23/88
121 Pumpkinhead UA $686,567 20.3% 351 $1,956 $3,385,516 10/14/88
193 Wings of Desire OrionC $17,301 0.5% 1 $17,301 $3,210,139 4/29/88
184 White Mischief Col. $24,538 0.8% 1 $24,538 $3,107,551 4/22/88
141 Dominick and Eugene Orion $280,763 9.1% 61 $4,602 $3,076,031 3/18/88
115 Messenger of Death Can. $1,035,279 33.7% 450 $2,300 $3,074,681 9/16/88
146 Running on Empty WB $215,157 7.6% 22 $9,779 $2,835,116 9/9/88
159 The Manchurian Candidate (re-issue) MGM $87,850 3.2% 5 $17,570 $2,757,256 2/12/88
106 18 Again NW $1,475,645 57.5% 1,152 $1,280 $2,567,099 4/8/88
110 Kansas TWE $1,274,742 52.4% 847 $1,505 $2,432,536 9/23/88
188 A World Apart Atl $20,815 0.9% 1 $20,815 $2,326,860 6/17/88
182 Bird WB $27,116 1.2% 1 $27,116 $2,181,286 9/30/88
175 Pelle the Conqueror Mira. $45,985 2.2% 10 $4,598 $2,053,931 12/21/88
189 The Moderns Aliv $20,283 1.0% 1 $20,283 $2,011,497 4/15/88
118 Vibes Col. $916,482 48.7% 1,003 $913 $1,883,811 8/5/88
177 Stormy Monday Atl $44,734 2.5% 2 $22,367 $1,791,328 4/22/88
119 Little Nikita Col. $866,398 50.0% 376 $2,304 $1,733,070 3/18/88
140 Lady in White NCeV $282,652 16.6% 90 $3,140 $1,705,139 4/22/88
210 Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh Roxie $4,632 0.3% 1 $4,632 $1,577,480 8/19/88
164 Another Woman Orion $75,196 4.8% 4 $18,799 $1,562,749 10/14/88
179 A Handful of Dust NL $35,470 2.3% 1 $35,470 $1,560,700 6/24/88
129 Two Moon Junction Lori $558,908 36.1% 458 $1,220 $1,547,397 4/29/88
183 Pascali's Island Ave $24,979 1.7% 1 $24,979 $1,451,857 7/22/88
125 Patty Hearst Atl $601,680 49.2% 460 $1,308 $1,223,326 9/23/88
178 Mr. North Gold. $37,036 3.0% 2 $18,518 $1,221,366 7/22/88
132 A Time of Destiny Col. $509,397 42.0% 216 $2,358 $1,212,487 4/22/88
192 The Thin Blue Line Mira. $17,814 1.5% 1 $17,814 $1,209,846 8/26/88
186 The Lair of the White Worm Vest $22,155 1.9% 2 $11,077 $1,189,315 10/21/88
204 Aria Mira. $7,580 0.7% 1 $7,580 $1,028,679 3/18/88
163 Five Corners Cinpx $78,602 8.1% 12 $6,550 $969,205 1/22/88
123 Appointment with Death Can. $603,650 62.9% 465 $1,298 $960,040 4/15/88
143 Watchers Uni. $260,820 27.7% 161 $1,620 $940,173 12/2/88
134 Bulletproof (1988) Uni. $421,302 52.1% 268 $1,572 $807,947 5/13/88
137 And God Created Woman Vest $393,647 54.9% 385 $1,022 $717,376 3/4/88
133 Split Decisions NCeV $423,303 60.8% 405 $1,045 $695,822 11/11/88
150 Maniac Cop SGE $188,348 28.1% 50 $3,766 $671,382 5/13/88
122 Spellbinder MGM $657,446 100.0% 326 $2,016 $657,446 9/23/88
199 Da FDal $11,085 1.7% 1 $11,085 $644,532 4/29/88
181 Powaqqatsi Can. $27,899 4.7% 1 $27,899 $589,244 4/29/88
142 Buster Hemd $265,038 49.1% 217 $1,221 $540,000 11/23/88
147 Full Moon in Blue Water TWE $212,963 47.2% 56 $3,802 $450,726 11/23/88
190 Track 29 Isld $19,304 4.5% 2 $9,652 $429,028 9/9/88
198 Some Girls MGM $11,704 2.9% 2 $5,852 $401,421 9/9/88
176 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years NL $45,008 12.0% 21 $2,143 $373,743 6/3/88
172 Light Years Mira. $48,665 13.1% 7 $6,952 $370,698 1/29/88
201 The Family Vest $10,590 3.1% 1 $10,590 $346,730 1/22/88
191 The Deceivers Cinc $18,245 5.3% 1 $18,245 $346,297 9/2/88
168 Prison NW $63,792 18.5% 42 $1,518 $345,704 5/6/88
154 Tapeheads Ave $133,330 38.8% 138 $966 $343,786 10/21/88
180 Promised Land Vest $31,401 9.9% 6 $5,233 $316,199 1/22/88
196 The Chocolate War MCE $14,351 4.7% 2 $7,175 $303,624 11/18/88
139 Rent-A-Cop King $295,000 100.0% 193 $1,528 $295,000 1/15/88
145 Plain Clothes Par. $222,681 77.0% 193 $1,153 $289,323 4/15/88
156 Judgment in Berlin NL $113,743 49.5% 81 $1,404 $229,556 5/6/88
187 Bellman and True Isld $21,428 9.4% 4 $5,357 $226,944 4/1/88
205 The Year My Voice Broke Ave $5,487 2.6% 1 $5,487 $213,901 8/25/88
197 Beatrice Gold. $11,781 5.6% 1 $11,781 $211,821 3/18/88
200 Mondo New York 4&B $10,752 5.6% 1 $10,752 $193,209 4/22/88
165 Miles from Home Cinc $72,872 38.6% 32 $2,277 $188,964 9/16/88
170 Rocket Gibraltar Col. $60,523 32.3% 5 $12,104 $187,349 9/2/88
167 Seven Hours to Judgment TWE $66,352 37.3% 73 $908 $177,820 9/16/88
151 My Best Friend Is a Vampire King $174,380 100.0% 170 $1,025 $174,380 5/6/88
157 Taffin MGM $107,303 67.1% 204 $525 $159,969 2/26/88
161 Distant Thunder Par. $82,186 52.6% 31 $2,651 $156,188 11/11/88
169 Hanna's War Can. $60,986 43.6% 35 $1,742 $139,796 11/23/88
207 Consuming Passions Gold. $5,373 4.5% 1 $5,373 $118,206 4/6/88
194 The Kitchen Toto Can. $15,481 15.2% 4 $3,870 $101,807 5/13/88
171 The Telephone NW $54,811 54.8% 50 $1,096 $99,978 1/22/88
195 Amsterdamned Vest $14,819 15.1% 5 $2,963 $98,003 11/23/88
202 Ghost Town (1988) TWE $10,478 14.0% 8 $1,309 $75,000 11/11/88
203 King Lear Can. $8,756 14.2% 1 $8,756 $61,821 1/22/88
208 A Killing Affair Hemd $5,337 15.2% 4 $1,334 $35,000 7/15/88
185 The Lighthorsemen Cinc $23,645 70.0% 16 $1,477 $33,779 4/8/88
206 We Think the World of You Cinc $5,465 26.0% 1 $5,465 $20,998 12/22/88
209 Haunted Summer Can. $4,726 47.7% 1 $4,726 $9,911 12/16/88
212 The Prince of Pennsylvania NL $3,174 58.6% 1 $3,174 $5,415 9/16/88
211 When the Wind Blows King $3,597 68.2% 1 $3,597 $5,274 3/11/88
Totals and Averages (212 Movies):
Totals:$566,019,80216%--$3,529,093,026-
Averages:$2,669,90516%666$4,007$16,646,665-
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