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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
1221MatadorWorld Artists$206,952N/AN/AN/A4/29
210BeetlejuiceWarner Bros.$73,707,4611,582$8,030,8971,0004/1
326Tequila SunriseWarner Bros.$41,292,5511,411$6,350,9741,11512/2
430The Dead PoolWarner Bros.$37,903,2951,831$9,071,3301,8317/15
532Dangerous LiaisonsWarner Bros.$34,670,720762$84,451312/23
635The Accidental TouristWarner Bros.$32,632,093954$97,578312/23
740Funny FarmWarner Bros.$25,537,2211,557$5,655,4391,5576/3
852Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami BeachWarner Bros.$19,510,3711,700$6,106,6611,7003/18
956Above the LawWarner Bros.$18,869,631868$2,037,9383504/8
1058FranticWarner Bros.$17,637,9501,101$4,359,4241,1012/26
1161Crossing DelanceyWarner Bros.$16,262,415303$46,71118/26
1266Arthur 2: On the RocksWarner Bros.$14,681,1921,426$5,150,9621,4267/8
1369Stand and DeliverWarner Bros.$13,994,920472$411,884303/11
1478Everybody's All-AmericanWarner Bros.$12,638,2941,123$3,425,7961,12211/4
1582Caddyshack IIWarner Bros.$11,798,3021,556$4,436,3301,5567/22
1685MovingWarner Bros.$10,815,3781,404$4,022,7821,4043/4
1793Clean and SoberWarner Bros.$8,674,093675$2,205,6286738/12
18102Stealing HomeWarner Bros.$7,467,504985$2,346,8649848/26
19106A Cry in the DarkWarner Bros.$6,908,797334$1,561,79333411/11
20109Hot to TrotWarner Bros.$6,436,2111,157$2,206,2181,1568/26
21121Clara's HeartWarner Bros.$5,194,491315$588,8697410/7
22129FedsWarner Bros.$3,838,793850$1,388,31785010/28
23132Imagine: John LennonWarner Bros.$3,753,977561$1,412,21356110/7
24147Running on EmptyWarner Bros.$2,835,116238$215,157229/9
25152BirdWarner Bros.$2,181,28693$27,11619/30
26111The UnholyVestron$6,337,2991,189$2,353,4521,1894/22
27168Midnight CrossingVestron$1,328,001N/AN/AN/A5/13
28174The Lair of the White WormVestron$1,189,31532$22,155210/21
29183WaxworkVestron$808,114N/AN/AN/A6/17
30187And God Created WomanVestron$717,376385$393,6473853/4
31205The FamilyVestron$346,7301$10,59011/22
32211Promised LandVestron$316,19967$31,40161/22
33216Call MeVestron$251,819N/AN/AN/A5/20
34239AmsterdamnedVestron$98,0035$14,819511/23
355TwinsUniversal$111,938,3881,659$11,174,9801,39612/9
3620The Land Before TimeUniversal$48,092,8461,414$7,526,0251,39511/18
3723Biloxi BluesUniversal$43,184,7981,330$7,093,3251,2393/25
3825The Great OutdoorsUniversal$41,455,2301,430$6,121,1151,2236/17
3929Midnight RunUniversal$38,413,6061,161$5,506,2901,1587/22
4042Gorillas in the MistUniversal$24,720,4791,085$366,925159/23
4151The Serpent and the RainbowUniversal$19,595,0311,431$5,848,7001,4302/5
4271The Milagro Beanfield WarUniversal$13,825,794437$47,27133/18
4375They LiveUniversal$13,008,9281,463$4,827,9031,46311/4
4479Casual Sex?Universal$12,277,0961,265$3,840,0321,2644/22
4583Moon Over ParadorUniversal$11,444,2041,145$3,268,9751,1459/9
4687ShakedownUniversal$10,068,0391,580$3,017,8001,5805/6
4797The Last Temptation of ChristUniversal$8,373,585123$401,21198/12
48103Phantasm IIUniversal$7,282,8511,227$3,012,2851,2277/8
49137Madame SousatzkaUniversal$3,548,238123$172,7402010/14
50140Talk RadioUniversal$3,468,572653$80,547612/23
51180WatchersUniversal$940,173161$260,82016112/2
52184Bulletproof (1988)Universal$807,947268$421,3022685/13
53250The Missing LinkUniversal$6,127N/AN/AN/A11/4
5434Child's PlayUnited Artists$33,244,6841,490$6,583,9631,37711/11
5539BetrayedUnited Artists$25,816,1391,101$5,534,7871,0368/26
5662Bright Lights, Big CityUnited Artists$16,118,0771,199$5,126,7911,1964/1
5774I'm Gonna Git You SuckaUnited Artists$13,030,057266$543,58813512/16
58141PumpkinheadUnited Artists$3,385,516353$686,56735110/14
59215Illegally YoursUnited Artists$259,019N/AN/AN/A5/13
6016Rambo IIITriStar$53,715,6112,562$13,034,2382,5625/25
6131Red HeatTriStar$34,994,6481,892$8,133,8221,8856/17
6245Short Circuit 2TriStar$21,630,0881,348$3,843,0671,3467/8
6355The Seventh SignTriStar$18,875,0111,258$3,768,7071,2564/1
6460For KeepsTriStar$17,514,553959$4,839,7909221/15
6586Iron Eagle IITriStar$10,497,324878$3,530,01687411/11
6691Switching ChannelsTriStar$9,129,999971$3,121,7529713/4
6795High SpiritsTriStar$8,578,231826$3,308,25082511/18
6899The BlobTriStar$8,247,9431,081$2,644,9201,0818/5
69124SunsetTriStar$4,594,4521,024$2,031,6781,0234/29
70127BAT-21TriStar$3,966,256516$982,08024810/21
71131Sweet Hearts DanceTriStar$3,790,493246$1,116,9022469/23
72158The KissTriStar$1,869,148N/AN/AN/A-
73195Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big PawTriStar$586,938N/AN/AN/A3/18
74242Love at StakeTriStar$61,789N/AN/AN/A4/15
75150KansasTrans World Ent.$2,432,536847$1,274,7428479/23
76198Full Moon in Blue WaterTrans World Ent.$450,72656$212,9635611/23
77226Seven Hours to JudgmentTrans World Ent.$177,82073$66,352739/16
78240Ghost Town (1988)Trans World Ent.$75,0008$10,478811/11
79201Aloha SummerSpectrafilm$418,379123N/AN/A2/26
80200Tiger WarsawSony / Columbia$422,667N/AN/AN/A9/23
81189Maniac CopShapiro-Glickenhaus$671,38250$188,348505/13
8276Mystic PizzaSamuel Goldwyn$12,793,213440$1,163,93940110/21
83171Mr. NorthSamuel Goldwyn$1,221,36629$37,03627/22
84220BeatriceSamuel Goldwyn$211,8218$11,78113/18
85236Consuming PassionsSamuel Goldwyn$118,2065$5,37314/6
86162Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van GoghRoxie$1,577,48016$4,63218/19
873Coming to AmericaParamount$128,152,3012,064$21,404,4202,0646/29
886Crocodile Dundee IIParamount$109,306,2102,837$24,462,9762,8375/25
898The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!Paramount$78,756,1771,969$9,331,7461,57612/2
9013ScroogedParamount$60,328,5581,897$13,027,8421,26211/23
9136The AccusedParamount$32,078,318930$4,316,36979610/14
9248The PresidioParamount$20,324,0961,168$5,119,0311,1526/10
9350Tucker: The Man and His DreamParamount$19,652,638720$3,709,5627208/12
9453Friday the 13th Part VIIParamount$19,170,0011,796$8,245,0381,7965/13
9563She's Having a BabyParamount$16,031,7071,133$3,827,5209252/5
9665Big Top Pee-WeeParamount$15,122,3241,256$4,625,0041,2567/22
9794U2: Rattle and HumParamount$8,600,8231,391$3,821,3511,39111/4
98101A New LifeParamount$7,721,852796$2,505,0927963/25
99156Permanent RecordParamount$1,893,139N/AN/AN/A-
100214Plain ClothesParamount$289,323193$222,6811934/15
Summary of 254 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,573,577,161----
Averages:$14,069,201----
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