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1987 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1987

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–238
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
101AssassinationCan.$6,075,7931,000$2,787,4491,0001/9
102Evil Dead 2DEG$5,923,044310$807,2603103/13
103Cry FreedomUni.$5,899,797479$318,7232711/6
104WisdomFox$5,715,174791$1,994,1977881/2
105SurrenderWB$5,711,9761,067$2,256,5571,06710/9
106NadineTriS$5,669,831760$2,188,8577608/7
107The SicilianFox$5,406,879370$1,720,35137010/23
108Gardens of StoneTriS$5,262,047612$1,645,5886125/8
109Hollywood ShuffleGold.$5,228,61781$95,667153/20
110Jean de FloretteOrionC$4,940,939N/AN/AN/A6/26
111Hannah and Her Sisters (re-issue)Orion$4,691,838255$786,7582552/13
112Leonard Part 6Col.$4,615,2551,149$1,316,3371,14212/18
113River's EdgeIsld$4,600,0003$67,79435/8
114Made in HeavenLori$4,572,845898$1,678,15489811/6
115Death Before DishonorNW$4,546,244776$1,847,9507762/20
116The DeadVest$4,370,0786$69,074612/18
117The Color Purple (Re-issue)WB$4,292,009601$816,2696011/16
118Best SellerOrion$4,278,150253$905,3992539/25
119Hot PursuitPar.$4,215,849975$1,507,6458005/8
120American Ninja 2Can.$4,000,000397$1,039,3013975/1
121Manon of the SpringOrionC$3,940,542N/AN/AN/A11/5
122My Demon LoverNL$3,922,2731,115$1,815,5831,1154/24
123North ShoreUni.$3,832,228802$1,319,2908028/14
124The Monster SquadTriS$3,769,9901,280$1,920,6781,2808/14
125Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of GoldCan.$3,751,6991,000$1,960,3521,0001/30
126Three O' Clock HighUni.$3,685,862849$1,506,97584910/9
127Big ShotsFox$3,390,043932$1,417,73893210/2
128Near DarkDEG$3,369,307429$635,78926210/2
129Wish You Were HereAtl$3,283,83243$43,61117/24
130Pinocchio and the Emperor of the NightNW$3,261,638N/AN/AN/A12/25
131BarflyCan.$3,221,5682$45,900210/16
132MaloneOrion$3,060,8581,326$1,377,6911,3265/1
133Sign O' the TimesCinpx$3,000,073234$950,11623411/20
134No Man's Land (1987)Orion$2,877,571510$1,088,27351010/23
135Heat (1987)NCeV$2,793,214863$1,354,3758633/13
136The AllnighterUni.$2,700,000977$1,419,5819775/1
137Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night IIGold.$2,683,519343$911,35134310/16
138The Care Bears Movie 3Cinpx$2,608,0001,094$1,005,3861,0948/7
139House of GamesOrion$2,585,6399$116,677910/16
140The StepfatherNCeV$2,488,740148$260,5871051/23
141MauriceCinc$2,438,3041$49,27819/18
142Dead of WinterMGM$2,413,427491$951,5484912/6
143The KindredFMEnt$2,407,024566$602,8342071/9
144WeedsDEG$2,325,44486$132,970810/16
145The SqueezeTriS$2,228,9511,152$1,380,8001,1527/10
146Dark EyesIsld$2,201,428N/AN/AN/A11/1
147RusskiesNCeV$2,189,047604$1,030,10160411/6
148Meatballs IIIMovE$2,147,228N/AN/AN/A1/9
149Morgan Stewart's Coming HomeNCeV$2,136,381344$48,438282/20
150Date with an AngelDEG$1,988,962843$816,06284311/20
151CopAtl$1,984,315N/AN/AN/A-
152The CurseTWE$1,930,001326$1,169,9223269/11
153Working GirlsMira.$1,777,378N/AN/AN/A2/27
154HunkCrwn$1,749,956N/AN/AN/A3/6
155Personal ServicesVest$1,744,16431$69,82155/15
156The Big TownCol.$1,733,017762$776,6757629/25
157The Rosary MurdersNL$1,730,337N/AN/AN/A8/28
158MatewanCinc$1,680,35842$23,85018/28
159Prick Up Your EarsGold.$1,654,74336$38,64314/17
160Making Mr. RightOrion$1,584,970296$444,7562964/10
161The Garbage Pail Kids MovieAtl$1,576,615374$661,5123748/21
162Withnail and ICinpx$1,544,889N/AN/AN/A-
163Three for the RoadNCeV$1,539,000N/AN/AN/A4/10
164The Whistle BlowerHemd$1,500,00062$30,03517/10
165A Prayer for the DyingGold.$1,432,687407$881,7934079/11
166I've Heard Mermaids SingingMira.$1,408,49127$25,99819/11
167Penitentiary IIICan.$1,392,616N/AN/AN/A9/4
168The OffspringMovE$1,355,728137$154,991559/4
169The Whales of AugustAliv$1,338,198N/AN/AN/A10/16
170Steele JusticeAtl$1,327,740N/AN/AN/A5/8
171China GirlVest$1,262,091193$531,3621939/25
172Anna (1987)Vest$1,236,848N/AN/AN/A-
173Sammy and Rosie Get LaidCinc$1,196,33615$31,899310/30
174DancersCan.$1,190,41612$36,1121210/9
175Return to Horror HighNW$1,189,709227$198,5332271/9
176NightflyersNCeV$1,149,470N/AN/AN/A10/23
177Street SmartCan.$1,119,112207$325,8352073/20
178Swimming to CambodiaCinc$1,092,91121N/AN/A3/13
17984 Charing Cross RoadCol.$1,083,48624$24,35012/13
180The OutingMovE$1,083,395N/AN/AN/A-
181HousekeepingCol.$1,083,2822$32,171211/25
182Cross My HeartUni.$1,025,762205$455,10020511/13
183In the MoodLori$999,382361$45,11859/16
184Campus ManPar.$989,528307$319,2183074/10
185Million Dollar MysteryDEG$989,0331,396$513,7311,3966/12
186A Man In LoveCinc$949,451N/AN/AN/A-
187GothicVest$916,17220$32,06114/10
188The Glass MenagerieCinpx$895,904N/AN/AN/A10/23
189Real MenUA$873,903150$241,2581509/25
190Tough Guys Don't DanceCan.$858,250N/AN/AN/A9/18
191Nowhere to HideNCeV$847,468N/AN/AN/A-
192The BarbariansCan.$800,000N/AN/AN/A5/15
193Beyond TherapyNW$790,000113$286,8401132/27
194The Hanoi HiltonCan.$760,0002$17,78423/27
195Waiting for the MoonSkou$751,555N/AN/AN/A3/6
196Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' RollUni.$719,32333$156,5973310/9
197SiestaLori$700,00030N/AN/A11/11
198The Wolf at the DoorIFM$583,80016$39,71247/31
199Steel DawnVest$562,187290$311,89229011/6
200Amazon Women on the MoonUni.$548,69650$171,723509/18
Summary of 238 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,570,518,213----
Averages:$15,002,177----
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