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1989 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
114 Best of the Best Tau $990,000 58.2% 600 $1,650 $1,700,000 11/10/89
108 In Country WB $1,369,762 38.8% 606 $2,260 $3,531,971 9/29/89
42 Field of Dreams Uni. $5,424,810 8.4% 633 $8,570 $64,431,625 5/5/89
113 Talk Radio Uni. $1,009,209 29.1% 645 $1,564 $3,468,572 1/13/89
110 Farewell to the King Orion $1,150,531 47.5% 650 $1,770 $2,420,917 3/3/89
26 Dead Poets Society BV $7,540,464 7.9% 687 $10,975 $95,860,116 6/9/89
100 Physical Evidence Col. $1,777,358 49.9% 691 $2,572 $3,560,932 1/27/89
44 Beaches BV $5,160,258 9.0% 706 $7,309 $57,041,866 1/13/89
69 Cousins Par. $3,504,700 15.9% 720 $4,867 $22,026,369 2/17/89
29 Steel Magnolias TriS $7,053,867 8.4% 720 $9,797 $83,759,091 11/24/89
116 How I Got Into College Fox $651,850 39.7% 743 $877 $1,642,239 5/19/89
98 See You in the Morning WB $1,832,536 38.2% 743 $2,466 $4,795,009 4/21/89
115 Wired Tau $681,054 62.5% 745 $914 $1,089,000 8/25/89
78 Dangerous Liaisons WB $2,840,201 8.2% 762 $3,727 $34,670,720 2/24/89
20 When Harry Met Sally... Col. $8,846,522 9.5% 775 $11,414 $92,823,546 7/21/89
86 Johnny Handsome TriS $2,437,642 33.7% 812 $3,002 $7,237,794 9/29/89
89 Second Sight WB $2,156,742 40.2% 815 $2,646 $5,368,865 11/3/89
72 Cyborg Can. $3,179,811 31.3% 830 $3,831 $10,166,459 4/7/89
80 Relentless NL $2,838,177 40.6% 835 $3,399 $6,985,999 9/1/89
103 Immediate Family Col. $1,675,344 28.2% 836 $2,004 $5,932,613 10/27/89
64 Chances Are TriS $3,664,386 22.5% 837 $4,378 $16,278,590 3/10/89
106 Fat Man and Little Boy Par. $1,476,994 41.5% 843 $1,752 $3,563,162 10/20/89
94 Shag: The Movie Hemd $2,029,496 29.2% 850 $2,387 $6,957,975 7/21/89
81 Gross Anatomy BV $2,830,387 24.4% 853 $3,318 $11,604,598 10/20/89
70 The Fabulous Baker Boys Fox $3,313,815 18.0% 858 $3,862 $18,428,904 10/13/89
63 The Bear TriS $3,676,530 11.6% 858 $4,285 $31,753,898 10/27/89
35 The Accidental Tourist WB $6,118,618 18.8% 863 $7,089 $32,632,093 1/6/89
109 Sing TriS $1,315,872 58.2% 864 $1,523 $2,260,616 3/31/89
102 The January Man MGM $1,716,442 37.2% 876 $1,959 $4,611,062 1/13/89
47 Lean on Me WB $5,032,605 15.8% 894 $5,629 $31,906,454 3/3/89
75 True Believer Col. $3,009,692 34.4% 897 $3,355 $8,742,750 2/17/89
101 Blaze BV $1,739,701 9.1% 909 $1,913 $19,131,246 12/15/89
111 Rude Awakening Orion $1,121,542 35.4% 953 $1,176 $3,169,719 8/18/89
85 Dead Calm WB $2,463,551 31.5% 959 $2,568 $7,825,009 4/7/89
87 Troop Beverly Hills Col. $2,283,443 26.8% 964 $2,368 $8,508,843 3/24/89
56 Kickboxer Can. $4,134,098 28.1% 973 $4,248 $14,697,005 9/8/89
65 She's Out of Control Col. $3,653,142 30.3% 987 $3,701 $12,065,892 4/14/89
36 The Little Mermaid BV $6,031,914 7.2% 994 $6,068 $84,355,863 11/17/89
62 Always Uni. $3,713,480 8.5% 1,016 $3,655 $43,858,790 12/22/89
84 Dream a Little Dream Vest $2,568,963 46.3% 1,019 $2,521 $5,552,441 3/3/89
112 Rooftops NCeV $1,111,263 54.4% 1,044 $1,064 $2,043,889 3/17/89
95 Staying Together Hemd $2,020,777 46.5% 1,045 $1,933 $4,348,025 11/10/89
67 Mississippi Burning Orion $3,545,305 10.2% 1,058 $3,350 $34,603,943 1/27/89
59 Skin Deep Fox $3,916,696 19.9% 1,062 $3,688 $19,674,852 3/10/89
77 Dead Bang WB $2,847,690 35.0% 1,073 $2,653 $8,125,592 3/24/89
104 Loverboy TriS $1,653,102 41.7% 1,089 $1,518 $3,960,327 4/28/89
54 Dad Uni. $4,504,020 20.4% 1,108 $4,065 $22,103,037 11/10/89
57 Say Anything Fox $4,058,496 19.5% 1,113 $3,646 $20,781,385 4/14/89
71 Deepstar Six TriS $3,306,320 40.6% 1,117 $2,960 $8,143,225 1/13/89
53 Weekend at Bernie's Fox $4,506,086 14.9% 1,134 $3,973 $30,218,387 7/7/89
32 Three Fugitives BV $6,434,717 15.9% 1,153 $5,580 $40,586,886 1/27/89
90 The Wizard Uni. $2,142,525 15.0% 1,155 $1,855 $14,278,900 12/15/89
83 Criminal Law Hemd $2,636,091 26.4% 1,166 $2,260 $9,974,446 4/28/89
97 Let It Ride Par. $1,925,049 38.7% 1,191 $1,616 $4,973,285 8/18/89
107 Speed Zone Orion $1,475,494 47.9% 1,195 $1,234 $3,077,361 4/21/89
34 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Orion $6,167,651 15.2% 1,196 $5,156 $40,485,039 2/17/89
60 Who's Harry Crumb? TriS $3,862,719 35.2% 1,197 $3,227 $10,982,364 2/3/89
91 Family Business TriS $2,130,024 17.5% 1,201 $1,773 $12,195,695 12/15/89
10 Look Who's Talking TriS $12,107,784 8.6% 1,208 $10,023 $140,088,813 10/13/89
73 Young Einstein WB $3,094,581 26.8% 1,217 $2,542 $11,536,599 8/4/89
93 We're No Angels Par. $2,047,630 19.4% 1,239 $1,652 $10,555,348 12/15/89
16 Sea of Love Uni. $10,017,840 17.1% 1,246 $8,040 $58,571,513 9/15/89
18 The War of the Roses Fox $9,488,794 10.9% 1,259 $7,536 $86,888,546 12/8/89
105 Worth Winning Fox $1,492,610 40.4% 1,260 $1,184 $3,690,328 10/27/89
14 Parenthood Uni. $10,506,450 10.5% 1,262 $8,325 $100,047,830 8/2/89
96 Red Scorpion SGE $1,972,994 47.1% 1,268 $1,555 $4,192,440 4/21/89
88 UHF Orion $2,251,831 36.6% 1,295 $1,738 $6,157,157 7/21/89
99 Listen to Me Col. $1,789,759 41.6% 1,306 $1,370 $4,299,023 5/5/89
82 Cheetah BV $2,636,118 32.3% 1,310 $2,012 $8,153,677 8/18/89
39 The Dream Team Uni. $5,704,860 19.7% 1,316 $4,335 $28,890,240 4/7/89
49 No Holds Barred NL $4,957,052 30.8% 1,318 $3,761 $16,093,651 6/2/89
50 Next of Kin WB $4,805,516 30.1% 1,358 $3,538 $15,942,628 10/20/89
8 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids BV $14,262,961 10.9% 1,371 $10,403 $130,724,172 6/23/89
37 Lock Up TriS $6,025,520 27.3% 1,382 $4,360 $22,099,847 8/4/89
48 Leviathan MGM $5,029,164 32.0% 1,393 $3,610 $15,704,614 3/17/89
68 She-Devil Orion $3,509,647 22.9% 1,403 $2,501 $15,351,421 12/8/89
31 Tango & Cash WB $6,628,918 10.5% 1,409 $4,704 $63,408,614 12/22/89
61 Great Balls of Fire! Orion $3,807,986 27.7% 1,417 $2,687 $13,741,060 6/30/89
46 Her Alibi WB $5,037,047 26.9% 1,429 $3,524 $18,699,037 2/3/89
66 The Rescuers (Re-issue) (1989) BV $3,609,117 17.0% 1,446 $2,495 $21,215,869 3/17/89
79 Disorganized Crime BV $2,840,166 36.8% 1,462 $1,942 $7,723,506 4/14/89
92 Phantom of the Opera (1989) 21C $2,050,000 51.8% 1,468 $1,396 $3,953,745 11/3/89
41 Peter Pan (Re-issue) (1989) BV $5,611,785 19.1% 1,475 $3,804 $29,445,131 7/14/89
25 Fletch Lives Uni. $8,045,760 22.9% 1,479 $5,440 $35,150,960 3/17/89
45 Halloween 5 Gal. $5,093,428 43.7% 1,483 $3,434 $11,642,254 10/13/89
43 Casualties of War Col. $5,201,261 27.9% 1,487 $3,497 $18,671,317 8/18/89
30 The Fly II Fox $6,751,371 33.7% 1,524 $4,430 $20,021,322 2/10/89
19 The Abyss Fox $9,319,797 17.2% 1,533 $6,079 $54,222,310 8/11/89
21 Major League Par. $8,836,265 17.7% 1,541 $5,734 $49,797,148 4/7/89
15 The Karate Kid Part III Col. $10,364,544 26.6% 1,560 $6,643 $38,956,288 6/30/89
40 An Innocent Man BV $5,700,000 28.4% 1,561 $3,651 $20,047,604 10/6/89
23 License to Kill UA $8,774,776 25.3% 1,575 $5,571 $34,667,015 7/14/89
51 All Dogs Go to Heaven UA $4,712,834 17.4% 1,577 $2,988 $27,100,027 11/17/89
11 Pet Sematary Par. $12,046,179 21.0% 1,585 $7,600 $57,469,467 4/21/89
17 Black Rain Par. $9,677,102 20.9% 1,610 $6,010 $46,212,055 9/22/89
74 Renegades Uni. $3,075,030 34.1% 1,627 $1,890 $9,015,164 6/2/89
58 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege WB $4,032,480 34.9% 1,627 $2,478 $11,567,217 3/10/89
28 See No Evil, Hear No Evil TriS $7,098,741 15.1% 1,677 $4,233 $46,908,987 5/12/89
27 K-9 Uni. $7,471,035 17.3% 1,677 $4,455 $43,247,647 4/28/89
33 Friday the 13th Part VIII Par. $6,251,310 43.6% 1,683 $3,714 $14,343,976 7/28/89
76 Prancer Orion $2,914,486 15.7% 1,713 $1,701 $18,587,135 11/17/89
12 Christmas Vacation WB $11,750,203 16.5% 1,744 $6,737 $71,319,526 12/1/89
52 Shocker Uni. $4,510,990 27.2% 1,783 $2,530 $16,554,699 10/27/89
5 Lethal Weapon 2 WB $20,388,800 13.8% 1,803 $11,308 $147,253,986 7/7/89
22 Uncle Buck Uni. $8,794,501 13.2% 1,804 $4,875 $66,758,538 8/18/89
4 Back to the Future Part II Uni. $27,835,125 23.5% 1,865 $14,925 $118,450,002 11/22/89
9 Turner & Hooch BV $12,211,042 17.2% 1,877 $6,505 $71,079,915 7/28/89
24 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child NL $8,115,176 36.6% 1,902 $4,266 $22,168,359 8/11/89
38 Road House UA $5,957,656 19.8% 1,927 $3,091 $30,050,028 5/19/89
13 The 'Burbs Uni. $11,101,197 30.3% 1,952 $5,687 $36,601,993 2/17/89
55 Pink Cadillac WB $4,408,593 36.3% 1,993 $2,212 $12,143,484 5/26/89
7 Harlem Nights Par. $16,096,808 26.4% 2,180 $7,383 $60,864,870 11/17/89
1 Batman WB $40,489,746 16.1% 2,194 $18,454 $251,188,924 6/23/89
6 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier Par. $17,375,648 33.3% 2,202 $7,890 $52,210,049 6/9/89
3 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Par. $29,355,021 14.9% 2,327 $12,614 $197,171,806 5/24/89
2 Ghostbusters II Col. $29,472,894 26.2% 2,410 $12,229 $112,494,738 6/16/89
Totals and Averages (116 Movies):
Totals:$686,775,46317.9%--$3,828,088,870-
Averages:$5,920,47817.9%1,251$4,733$33,000,766-
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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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