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1988 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1988

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–254
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RowRankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
101202Some GirlsMGM$401,42123$11,70429/9
102208It Takes Two (1988)MGM$344,375N/AN/AN/A7/13
103231TaffinMGM$159,969204$107,3032042/26
104154Pelle the ConquerorMiramax$2,053,93142$45,9851012/21
105173The Thin Blue LineMiramax$1,209,84623$17,81418/26
106176AriaMiramax$1,028,67934$7,58013/18
107204Light YearsMiramax$370,6987$48,66571/29
108253After SchoolMoviestore Ent.$3,967N/AN/AN/A9/23
109161Lady in WhiteNew Century$1,705,139107$282,652904/22
110188Split DecisionsNew Century$695,822405$423,30340511/11
111193CageNew Century$618,178N/AN/AN/A-
112228Pass the AmmoNew Century$169,785N/AN/AN/A3/4
11319A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream MasterNew Line$49,369,8991,767$12,833,4031,7658/19
114107Hairspray (1988)New Line$6,671,108227$577,287792/26
115122Torch Song TrilogyNew Line$4,865,997135$70,022612/16
116130Critters 2: The Main CourseNew Line$3,813,2931,114$1,898,7511,1144/29
117135Tougher Than LeatherNew Line$3,582,760130$748,1931309/16
118164A Handful of DustNew Line$1,560,70029$35,47016/24
119203The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal YearsNew Line$373,74321$45,008216/3
120217Judgment in BerlinNew Line$229,55681$113,743815/6
121222Eat the RichNew Line$200,723N/AN/AN/A4/22
122251The Prince of PennsylvaniaNew Line$5,4151$3,17419/16
12380Hellbound: Hellraiser IINew World$12,090,7351,187$3,185,5111,18012/23
124117Elvira, Mistress of the DarkNew World$5,596,267627$1,660,0416279/30
125133Dead HeatNew World$3,588,6261,012$1,667,0361,0125/6
12614918 AgainNew World$2,567,0991,152$1,475,6451,1524/8
127175The Wrong GuysNew World$1,152,786N/AN/AN/A5/13
128186Sister, SisterNew World$743,445N/AN/AN/A2/5
129207PrisonNew World$345,70442$63,792425/6
130238The TelephoneNew World$99,97850$54,811501/22
131105Women on the Verge of a Nervous BreakdownOrion Classics$7,179,298N/AN/AN/A11/11
132125Au Revoir, Les EnfantsOrion Classics$4,542,825N/AN/AN/A2/12
133126Babette's FeastOrion Classics$4,398,938N/AN/AN/A3/4
134142Wings of DesireOrion Classics$3,210,13929$17,30114/29
135182Boyfriends and GirlfriendsOrion Classics$823,243N/AN/AN/A7/15
13618Bull DurhamOrion Pictures$50,888,7291,297$5,009,3011,2386/17
13721ColorsOrion Pictures$46,616,0671,388$4,747,1184224/15
13824Dirty Rotten ScoundrelsOrion Pictures$42,039,0851,515$3,840,4981,46612/16
13933Mississippi BurningOrion Pictures$34,603,9431,134$225,034912/9
14046Married to the MobOrion Pictures$21,486,757828$3,231,0568248/19
14159Johnny Be GoodOrion Pictures$17,550,3991,194$5,249,3881,1683/25
14288The Unbearable Lightness of BeingOrion Pictures$10,006,806140$202,189132/5
14396Without a ClueOrion Pictures$8,539,181491$1,246,77228010/21
144110Mac and MeOrion Pictures$6,424,1121,317$2,061,4641,3148/12
145116Eight Men OutOrion Pictures$5,680,515349$1,129,4911479/2
146119Monkey ShinesOrion Pictures$5,344,5771,181$1,902,0241,1817/29
147145Dominick and EugeneOrion Pictures$3,076,03176$280,763613/18
148163Another WomanOrion Pictures$1,562,74924$75,196410/14
149169Lost AngelsOrion Pictures$1,247,946N/AN/AN/A-
150197The House on Carroll StreetOrion Pictures$459,824N/AN/AN/A3/4
151235The In Crowd (1988)Orion Pictures$136,56737N/AN/A2/5
152143Night of the Demons (1988)Paragon$3,109,904N/AN/AN/A10/14
1533Coming to AmericaParamount$128,152,3012,064$21,404,4202,0646/29
1546Crocodile Dundee IIParamount$109,306,2102,837$24,462,9762,8375/25
1558The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!Paramount$78,756,1771,969$9,331,7461,57612/2
15613ScroogedParamount$60,328,5581,897$13,027,8421,26211/23
15736The AccusedParamount$32,078,318930$4,316,36979610/14
15848The PresidioParamount$20,324,0961,168$5,119,0311,1526/10
15950Tucker: The Man and His DreamParamount$19,652,638720$3,709,5627208/12
16053Friday the 13th Part VIIParamount$19,170,0011,796$8,245,0381,7965/13
16163She's Having a BabyParamount$16,031,7071,133$3,827,5209252/5
16265Big Top Pee-WeeParamount$15,122,3241,256$4,625,0041,2567/22
16394U2: Rattle and HumParamount$8,600,8231,391$3,821,3511,39111/4
164101A New LifeParamount$7,721,852796$2,505,0927963/25
165156Permanent RecordParamount$1,893,139N/AN/AN/A-
166214Plain ClothesParamount$289,323193$222,6811934/15
167229The Blue IguanaParamount$161,398N/AN/AN/A4/22
168233Distant ThunderParamount$156,18831$82,1863111/11
169162Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van GoghRoxie$1,577,48016$4,63218/19
17076Mystic PizzaSamuel Goldwyn$12,793,213440$1,163,93940110/21
171171Mr. NorthSamuel Goldwyn$1,221,36629$37,03627/22
172220BeatriceSamuel Goldwyn$211,8218$11,78113/18
173236Consuming PassionsSamuel Goldwyn$118,2065$5,37314/6
174189Maniac CopShapiro-Glickenhaus$671,38250$188,348505/13
175200Tiger WarsawSony / Columbia$422,667N/AN/AN/A9/23
176201Aloha SummerSpectrafilm$418,379123N/AN/A2/26
177150KansasTrans World Ent.$2,432,536847$1,274,7428479/23
178198Full Moon in Blue WaterTrans World Ent.$450,72656$212,9635611/23
179226Seven Hours to JudgmentTrans World Ent.$177,82073$66,352739/16
180240Ghost Town (1988)Trans World Ent.$75,0008$10,478811/11
18116Rambo IIITriStar$53,715,6112,562$13,034,2382,5625/25
18231Red HeatTriStar$34,994,6481,892$8,133,8221,8856/17
18345Short Circuit 2TriStar$21,630,0881,348$3,843,0671,3467/8
18455The Seventh SignTriStar$18,875,0111,258$3,768,7071,2564/1
18560For KeepsTriStar$17,514,553959$4,839,7909221/15
18686Iron Eagle IITriStar$10,497,324878$3,530,01687411/11
18791Switching ChannelsTriStar$9,129,999971$3,121,7529713/4
18895High SpiritsTriStar$8,578,231826$3,308,25082511/18
18999The BlobTriStar$8,247,9431,081$2,644,9201,0818/5
190124SunsetTriStar$4,594,4521,024$2,031,6781,0234/29
191127BAT-21TriStar$3,966,256516$982,08024810/21
192131Sweet Hearts DanceTriStar$3,790,493246$1,116,9022469/23
193158The KissTriStar$1,869,148N/AN/AN/A-
194195Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big PawTriStar$586,938N/AN/AN/A3/18
195242Love at StakeTriStar$61,789N/AN/AN/A4/15
19634Child's PlayUnited Artists$33,244,6841,490$6,583,9631,37711/11
19739BetrayedUnited Artists$25,816,1391,101$5,534,7871,0368/26
19862Bright Lights, Big CityUnited Artists$16,118,0771,199$5,126,7911,1964/1
19974I'm Gonna Git You SuckaUnited Artists$13,030,057266$543,58813512/16
200141PumpkinheadUnited Artists$3,385,516353$686,56735110/14
Summary of 254 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,573,577,161----
Averages:$14,069,201----
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