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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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RowRankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
101135Heat (1987)NCeV$2,793,214863$1,354,3758633/13
102126Three O' Clock HighUni.$3,685,862849$1,506,97584910/9
10318Broadcast NewsFox$51,249,404848$197,542712/18
104150Date with an AngelDEG$1,988,962843$816,06284311/20
10566Angel HeartTriS$17,185,632819$3,688,7218153/6
10676Hamburger HillPar.$13,839,404814$3,360,7058148/28
10741The Princess BrideFox$30,857,814803$206,24399/25
108123North ShoreUni.$3,832,228802$1,319,2908028/14
10948Tin MenBV$25,411,386798$187,38193/6
110104WisdomFox$5,715,174791$1,994,1977881/2
111115Death Before DishonorNW$4,546,244776$1,847,9507762/20
112156The Big TownCol.$1,733,017762$776,6757629/25
113106NadineTriS$5,669,831760$2,188,8577608/7
11449Black WidowFox$25,205,460754$3,426,8317352/6
11551Raising ArizonaFox$22,847,564697$36,24013/13
11653Empire of the SunWB$22,238,696673$1,314,50922512/11
117108Gardens of StoneTriS$5,262,047612$1,645,5886125/8
118147RusskiesNCeV$2,189,047604$1,030,10160411/6
119117The Color Purple (Re-issue)WB$4,292,009601$816,2696011/16
12096IronweedTriS$7,393,346600$36,973212/18
121143The KindredFMEnt$2,407,024566$602,8342071/9
12286DisorderliesWB$10,348,437544$2,707,9805448/14
12389Maid to OrderNCeV$9,868,521522$1,162,4912877/31
124134No Man's Land (1987)Orion$2,877,571510$1,088,27351010/23
125142Dead of WinterMGM$2,413,427491$951,5484912/6
12671Radio DaysOrion$14,792,779488$1,522,4231281/30
127103Cry FreedomUni.$5,899,797479$318,7232711/6
128128Near DarkDEG$3,369,307429$635,78926210/2
129165A Prayer for the DyingGold.$1,432,687407$881,7934079/11
130120American Ninja 2Can.$4,000,000397$1,039,3013975/1
131161The Garbage Pail Kids MovieAtl$1,576,615374$661,5123748/21
132107The SicilianFox$5,406,879370$1,720,35137010/23
133183In the MoodLori$999,382361$45,11859/16
134149Morgan Stewart's Coming HomeNCeV$2,136,381344$48,438282/20
135137Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night IIGold.$2,683,519343$911,35134310/16
13688Hope and GloryCol.$10,021,120328$25,497210/16
137152The CurseTWE$1,930,001326$1,169,9223269/11
138102Evil Dead 2DEG$5,923,044310$807,2603103/13
139184Campus ManPar.$989,528307$319,2183074/10
140160Making Mr. RightOrion$1,584,970296$444,7562964/10
141199Steel DawnVest$562,187290$311,89229011/6
142111Hannah and Her Sisters (re-issue)Orion$4,691,838255$786,7582552/13
143118Best SellerOrion$4,278,150253$905,3992539/25
144133Sign O' the TimesCinpx$3,000,073234$950,11623411/20
145175Return to Horror HighNW$1,189,709227$198,5332271/9
146206Number One with a BulletCan.$410,952223$210,7612232/27
147177Street SmartCan.$1,119,112207$325,8352073/20
148182Cross My HeartUni.$1,025,762205$455,10020511/13
149171China GirlVest$1,262,091193$531,3621939/25
150202Man on Fire (1987)TriS$519,596178$258,81217810/9
151189Real MenUA$873,903150$241,2581509/25
152140The StepfatherNCeV$2,488,740148$260,5871051/23
153168The OffspringMovE$1,355,728137$154,991559/4
154210Cold SteelCntl$285,885135$137,18613512/11
155193Beyond TherapyNW$790,000113$286,8401132/27
156209White Water SummerCol.$300,859105$122,9341057/10
157144WeedsDEG$2,325,44486$132,970810/16
158109Hollywood ShuffleGold.$5,228,61781$95,667153/20
159164The Whistle BlowerHemd$1,500,00062$30,03517/10
160200Amazon Women on the MoonUni.$548,69650$171,723509/18
161207SlamdanceIsld$406,88147$125,3494710/2
162217DeadlineSkou$141,21146$86,681469/11
163129Wish You Were HereAtl$3,283,83243$43,61117/24
164158MatewanCinc$1,680,35842$23,85018/28
165229End of the LineOrionC$25,00042$25,000428/28
166221Captive HeartsMGM$73,75741$32,462416/5
167226Happy New YearCol.$41,23240$30,625408/7
168159Prick Up Your EarsGold.$1,654,74336$38,64314/17
169208Summer HeatAtl$350,48136$114,873365/29
170196Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' RollUni.$719,32333$156,5973310/9
171155Personal ServicesVest$1,744,16431$69,82155/15
172197SiestaLori$700,00030N/AN/A11/11
173166I've Heard Mermaids SingingMira.$1,408,49127$25,99819/11
174232WindriderMGM$19,36726N/AN/A6/5
175211Orphans (1987)Lori$252,43025$14,58819/18
176231Zombie HighPEC$21,90525$12,1652510/2
17717984 Charing Cross RoadCol.$1,083,48624$24,35012/13
178178Swimming to CambodiaCinc$1,092,91121N/AN/A3/13
179187GothicVest$916,17220$32,06114/10
180228O.C. and StiggsMGM$29,81518$6,273187/10
181205The Good FatherSkou$421,20117$20,36122/11
182235Iron WarriorTWE$11,38517N/AN/A1/9
183198The Wolf at the DoorIFM$583,80016$39,71247/31
184173Sammy and Rosie Get LaidCinc$1,196,33615$31,899310/30
185204SeptemberOrion$486,43415$85,7311512/18
186174DancersCan.$1,190,41612$36,1121210/9
187139House of GamesOrion$2,585,6399$116,677910/16
188219Rita, Sue and Bob TooOrionC$124,1678$7,94717/17
189116The DeadVest$4,370,0786$69,074612/18
190225Apocalypse Now (Re-issue)MGM$61,2116$15,51368/28
191113River's EdgeIsld$4,600,0003$67,79435/8
192223ShadeySkou$65,8173$1,31416/5
193131BarflyCan.$3,221,5682$45,900210/16
194181HousekeepingCol.$1,083,2822$32,171211/25
195194The Hanoi HiltonCan.$760,0002$17,78423/27
196215Good Morning, BabylonVest$183,7002$24,56927/17
197222Ping PongGold.$67,4212$8,49727/17
19892My Life as a DogSkou$8,345,2661$11,66715/1
199141MauriceCinc$2,438,3041$49,27819/18
200227Forever, LuluTriS$36,7861$10,12614/24
Summary of 238 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,570,518,213----
Averages:$15,002,177----
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