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1987 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
105 Nuts WB $1,424,264 4.6% 652 $2,184 $30,950,002 12/11/87
16 Fatal Attraction Par. $7,602,740 4.9% 758 $10,030 $156,645,693 9/18/87
113 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,260,195 5.5% 685 $1,839 $22,905,522 1/23/87
116 The Mission WB $963,000 5.6% 730 $1,319 $17,218,023 2/6/87
11 Platoon Orion $8,179,149 5.9% 856 $9,555 $138,530,565 2/6/87
58 Dirty Dancing Vest $3,900,000 6.1% 975 $4,000 $63,446,382 8/21/87
5 Three Men and a Baby BV $10,384,392 6.2% 1,006 $10,322 $167,780,960 11/25/87
98 Overboard MGM $1,880,006 7.0% 1,126 $1,669 $26,713,187 12/18/87
36 Stakeout BV $5,170,403 7.9% 951 $5,436 $65,673,233 8/7/87
79 Adventures in Babysitting BV $2,901,297 8.4% 1,126 $2,576 $34,368,475 7/3/87
56 Wall Street Fox $4,104,611 9.4% 730 $5,622 $43,848,069 12/11/87
68 * batteries not included Uni. $3,326,530 10.1% 1,328 $2,504 $32,945,797 12/18/87
33 La Bamba Col. $5,651,990 10.4% 1,251 $4,517 $54,215,416 7/24/87
23 Lethal Weapon WB $6,829,949 10.5% 1,256 $5,437 $65,207,127 3/6/87
34 Broadcast News Fox $5,449,920 10.6% 677 $8,050 $51,249,404 12/25/87
91 Raising Arizona Fox $2,451,750 10.7% 696 $3,522 $22,847,564 4/17/87
75 Baby Boom UA $2,929,340 11.0% 865 $3,386 $26,712,476 10/30/87
43 Roxanne Col. $4,582,398 11.4% 847 $5,410 $40,050,884 6/19/87
15 The Secret of My Success Uni. $7,766,452 11.6% 1,336 $5,813 $66,995,879 4/10/87
52 No Way Out Orion $4,259,460 12.0% 806 $5,284 $35,509,515 8/14/87
25 Outrageous Fortune BV $6,404,783 12.1% 1,081 $5,924 $52,864,741 1/30/87
19 Throw Momma From the Train Orion $7,318,878 12.6% 1,477 $4,955 $57,915,972 12/11/87
60 Hoosiers Orion $3,653,562 12.8% 1,039 $3,516 $28,607,524 2/27/87
77 Empire of the Sun WB $2,914,509 13.1% 673 $4,330 $22,238,696 12/25/87
27 Full Metal Jacket WB $6,079,963 13.1% 881 $6,901 $46,357,676 7/10/87
6 The Untouchables Par. $10,023,094 13.1% 1,012 $9,904 $76,270,454 6/5/87
66 Black Widow Fox $3,426,831 13.6% 735 $4,662 $25,205,460 2/6/87
72 Benji the Hunted BV $3,062,616 13.8% 1,188 $2,577 $22,257,624 6/19/87
54 Harry and the Hendersons Uni. $4,154,740 14.0% 1,418 $2,930 $29,760,613 6/5/87
29 Mannequin Fox $6,001,208 14.0% 932 $6,439 $42,721,196 2/13/87
22 Planes, Trains and Automobiles Par. $7,009,482 14.2% 1,118 $6,269 $49,530,280 11/25/87
45 The Princess Bride Fox $4,480,140 14.5% 622 $7,202 $30,857,814 10/9/87
7 The Witches of Eastwick WB $9,454,238 14.8% 1,103 $8,571 $63,766,510 6/12/87
40 Can't Buy Me Love BV $4,754,732 15.0% 1,256 $3,785 $31,623,833 8/14/87
13 Robocop Orion $8,008,721 15.0% 1,580 $5,068 $53,424,681 7/17/87
57 Tin Men BV $4,006,579 15.8% 684 $5,857 $25,411,386 3/13/87
18 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
35 The Lost Boys WB $5,236,318 16.3% 1,027 $5,098 $32,222,567 7/31/87
28 Summer School Par. $6,012,274 16.9% 1,366 $4,401 $35,659,098 7/24/87
73 The Big Easy Col. $3,027,308 17.1% 1,138 $2,660 $17,685,307 8/28/87
1 Beverly Hills Cop II Par. $26,348,555 17.1% 2,326 $11,327 $153,665,036 5/20/87
24 Spaceballs MGM $6,613,837 17.4% 1,384 $4,778 $38,119,483 6/26/87
69 Project X (1987) Fox $3,309,985 17.9% 1,022 $3,238 $18,532,286 4/17/87
8 Eddie Murphy Raw Par. $9,077,324 18.0% 1,391 $6,525 $50,504,655 12/18/87
71 The Aristocats (Re-issue) (1987) BV $3,168,071 18.2% 1,480 $2,140 $17,452,658 4/10/87
41 Innerspace WB $4,739,913 18.3% 1,603 $2,956 $25,893,810 7/3/87
4 Dragnet Uni. $10,542,669 18.4% 1,337 $7,885 $57,387,516 6/26/87
65 Some Kind of Wonderful Par. $3,486,701 18.8% 1,082 $3,222 $18,553,948 2/27/87
117 The Color Purple (Re-issue) WB $816,269 19.0% 601 $1,358 $4,292,009 1/16/87
17 Blind Date TriS $7,531,273 19.2% 1,251 $6,020 $39,321,715 3/27/87
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
2 Predator Fox $12,031,638 20.1% 1,623 $7,413 $59,735,548 6/12/87
20 Like Father, Like Son TriS $7,189,452 20.9% 1,167 $6,160 $34,377,585 10/2/87
12 The Running Man TriS $8,117,465 21.3% 1,692 $4,797 $38,122,105 11/13/87
59 Angel Heart TriS $3,688,721 21.5% 815 $4,526 $17,185,632 3/6/87
3 The Living Daylights UA $11,051,284 21.6% 1,728 $6,395 $51,185,897 7/31/87
51 The Principal TriS $4,297,710 21.8% 1,196 $3,593 $19,734,940 9/18/87
55 Suspect TriS $4,152,015 22.1% 1,029 $4,035 $18,782,400 10/23/87
83 Fatal Beauty MGM $2,693,714 22.4% 1,117 $2,411 $12,046,526 10/30/87
76 The Bedroom Window DEG $2,919,657 23.1% 930 $3,139 $12,640,385 1/16/87
49 The Believers Orion $4,342,732 23.2% 1,534 $2,830 $18,753,438 6/12/87
74 Less Than Zero Fox $3,008,987 24.3% 871 $3,454 $12,396,383 11/6/87
67 Hamburger Hill Par. $3,360,705 24.3% 814 $4,128 $13,839,404 8/28/87
70 Back to the Beach Par. $3,265,660 24.9% 1,080 $3,023 $13,110,903 8/7/87
48 Born in East L.A. Uni. $4,359,040 25.1% 1,112 $3,920 $17,355,263 8/21/87
89 The Hidden NL $2,492,618 25.6% 1,045 $2,385 $9,747,988 10/30/87
62 Creepshow 2 NW $3,584,077 25.6% 867 $4,133 $14,000,000 5/1/87
26 Ernest Goes to Camp BV $6,171,957 26.3% 1,541 $4,005 $23,509,382 5/22/87
14 Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise Fox $7,900,879 26.3% 1,351 $5,848 $30,063,289 7/10/87
44 Burglar WB $4,509,754 27.6% 1,019 $4,425 $16,337,355 3/20/87
84 From the Hip DEG $2,645,437 27.8% 970 $2,727 $9,518,342 2/6/87
31 Hello Again BV $5,712,892 28.0% 1,201 $4,756 $20,419,446 11/6/87
39 Masters of the Universe Can. $4,883,168 28.2% 1,185 $4,120 $17,336,370 8/7/87
30 Critical Condition Par. $5,715,701 28.2% 1,343 $4,255 $20,240,502 1/16/87
78 Someone to Watch Over Me Col. $2,908,796 28.3% 892 $3,260 $10,278,549 10/9/87
112 Leonard Part 6 Col. $1,316,337 28.5% 1,142 $1,152 $4,615,255 12/18/87
61 The Fourth Protocol Lori $3,636,831 29.3% 1,061 $3,427 $12,423,831 8/28/87
94 Hiding Out DEG $2,062,120 29.4% 988 $2,087 $7,019,441 11/6/87
50 Ishtar Col. $4,331,817 30.1% 1,139 $3,803 $14,375,181 5/15/87
10 Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol WB $8,482,487 30.2% 1,750 $4,847 $28,061,343 4/3/87
47 Hellraiser NW $4,453,232 30.6% 1,097 $4,059 $14,564,027 9/18/87
64 Extreme Prejudice TriS $3,498,957 30.9% 1,071 $3,267 $11,307,844 4/24/87
102 Gardens of Stone TriS $1,645,588 31.3% 612 $2,688 $5,262,047 5/8/87
53 The Gate NCeV $4,258,063 31.4% 1,139 $3,738 $13,539,458 5/15/87
37 Over the Top WB $5,149,200 32.1% 1,758 $2,929 $16,057,580 2/13/87
42 Prince of Darkness Uni. $4,657,401 32.8% 1,239 $3,759 $14,182,492 10/23/87
87 House II NW $2,573,934 33.0% 1,069 $2,407 $7,800,000 8/28/87
38 Flowers in the Attic NW $5,020,317 33.1% 1,051 $4,776 $15,151,736 11/20/87
46 The Pick-Up Artist Fox $4,455,516 33.5% 1,129 $3,946 $13,290,368 9/18/87
63 Light of Day TriS $3,536,309 33.7% 1,041 $3,397 $10,489,617 2/6/87
82 Teen Wolf Too Atl $2,709,160 34.3% 1,540 $1,759 $7,888,703 11/20/87
111 North Shore Uni. $1,319,290 34.4% 802 $1,645 $3,832,228 8/14/87
21 Jaws IV: The Revenge Uni. $7,154,890 34.5% 1,606 $4,455 $20,763,013 7/17/87
95 Wisdom Fox $1,994,197 34.9% 788 $2,530 $5,715,174 1/2/87
88 Who's That Girl WB $2,548,205 34.9% 944 $2,699 $7,305,209 8/7/87
86 Witchboard PEC $2,582,408 35.0% 1,068 $2,417 $7,369,373 3/13/87
103 Hot Pursuit Par. $1,507,645 35.8% 800 $1,884 $4,215,849 5/8/87
90 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown Can. $2,466,557 35.8% 1,030 $2,394 $6,880,310 11/6/87
32 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace WB $5,683,122 36.2% 1,511 $3,761 $15,681,020 7/24/87
101 Made in Heaven Lori $1,678,154 36.7% 898 $1,868 $4,572,845 11/6/87
80 Wanted: Dead or Alive NW $2,845,836 37.7% 1,017 $2,798 $7,555,000 1/16/87
85 The Chipmunk Adventure Gold. $2,584,720 38.0% 916 $2,821 $6,804,312 5/22/87
115 The Care Bears Movie 3 Cinpx $1,005,386 38.6% 1,094 $919 $2,608,000 8/7/87
93 Nadine TriS $2,188,857 38.6% 760 $2,880 $5,669,831 8/7/87
92 Surrender WB $2,256,557 39.5% 1,067 $2,114 $5,711,976 10/9/87
99 Death Before Dishonor NW $1,847,950 40.6% 776 $2,381 $4,546,244 2/20/87
104 Three O' Clock High Uni. $1,506,975 40.9% 849 $1,775 $3,685,862 10/9/87
118 Date with an Angel DEG $816,062 41.0% 843 $968 $1,988,962 11/20/87
107 Big Shots Fox $1,417,738 41.8% 932 $1,521 $3,390,043 10/2/87
119 The Big Town Col. $776,675 44.8% 762 $1,019 $1,733,017 9/25/87
109 Malone Orion $1,377,691 45.0% 1,326 $1,038 $3,060,858 5/1/87
81 Assassination Can. $2,787,449 45.9% 1,000 $2,787 $6,075,793 1/9/87
100 My Demon Lover NL $1,815,583 46.3% 1,115 $1,628 $3,922,273 4/24/87
114 Russkies NCeV $1,030,101 47.1% 604 $1,705 $2,189,047 11/6/87
110 Heat (1987) NCeV $1,354,375 48.5% 863 $1,569 $2,793,214 3/13/87
97 The Monster Squad TriS $1,920,678 50.9% 1,280 $1,500 $3,769,990 8/14/87
120 Million Dollar Mystery DEG $513,731 51.9% 1,396 $368 $989,033 6/12/87
96 Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold Can. $1,960,352 52.3% 1,000 $1,960 $3,751,699 1/30/87
106 The Allnighter Uni. $1,419,581 52.6% 977 $1,453 $2,700,000 5/1/87
108 The Squeeze TriS $1,380,800 61.9% 1,152 $1,198 $2,228,951 7/10/87
Totals and Averages (120 Movies):
Totals:$530,610,61616.2%--$3,281,561,836-
Averages:$4,421,75516.2%1,097$4,030$27,346,349-
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* Date movie went wide (600+ theaters). Chart shows wide releases only in the year a movie went wide.



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