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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
111Working GirlFox$63,779,4771,149$4,718,4851,05112/23
215BeachesBV$57,041,8661,122$198,361712/23
332Dangerous LiaisonsWB$34,670,720762$84,451312/23
435The Accidental TouristWB$32,632,093954$97,578312/23
580Hellbound: Hellraiser IINW$12,090,7351,187$3,185,5111,18012/23
6140Talk RadioUni.$3,468,572653$80,547612/23
7247We Think the World of YouCinc$20,9981$5,465112/22
8154Pelle the ConquerorMira.$2,053,93142$45,9851012/21
91Rain ManMGM$172,825,4351,590$7,005,7191,24812/16
1024Dirty Rotten ScoundrelsOrion$42,039,0851,515$3,840,4981,46612/16
1174I'm Gonna Git You SuckaUA$13,030,057266$543,58813512/16
12122Torch Song TrilogyNL$4,865,997135$70,022612/16
13249Haunted SummerCan.$9,9111$4,726112/16
145TwinsUni.$111,938,3881,659$11,174,9801,39612/9
1533Mississippi BurningOrion$34,603,9431,134$225,034912/9
1670My Stepmother is an AlienCol.$13,854,0001,148$2,066,9801,10612/9
178The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!Par.$78,756,1771,969$9,331,7461,57612/2
1826Tequila SunriseWB$41,292,5511,411$6,350,9741,11512/2
19180WatchersUni.$940,173161$260,82016112/2
2013ScroogedPar.$60,328,5581,897$13,027,8421,26211/23
2154Cocoon: The ReturnFox$18,924,919997$5,568,14398611/23
22196BusterHemd$540,000217$265,03821711/23
23198Full Moon in Blue WaterTWE$450,72656$212,9635611/23
24234Hanna's WarCan.$139,79635$60,9863511/23
25239AmsterdamnedVest$98,0035$14,819511/23
2617Oliver & CompanyBV$53,279,0551,503$4,022,75295211/18
2720The Land Before TimeUni.$48,092,8461,414$7,526,0251,39511/18
2895High SpiritsTriS$8,578,231826$3,308,25082511/18
29108Fresh HorsesCol.$6,640,3461,276$3,074,2921,27211/18
301141969Atl$5,979,011520$1,709,12052011/18
31212The Chocolate WarMCE$303,62411$14,351211/18
3234Child's PlayUA$33,244,6841,490$6,583,9631,37711/11
3338Ernest Saves ChristmasBV$28,202,1091,640$5,710,7341,63411/11
3486Iron Eagle IITriS$10,497,324878$3,530,01687411/11
35105Women on the Verge of a Nervous BreakdownOrionC$7,179,298N/AN/AN/A11/11
36106A Cry in the DarkWB$6,908,797334$1,561,79333411/11
37188Split DecisionsNCeV$695,822405$423,30340511/11
38192Spike of BensonhurstFDal$623,112N/AN/AN/A11/11
39233Distant ThunderPar.$156,18831$82,1863111/11
40240Ghost Town (1988)TWE$75,0008$10,478811/11
4175They LiveUni.$13,008,9281,463$4,827,9031,46311/4
4278Everybody's All-AmericanWB$12,638,2941,123$3,425,7961,12211/4
4394U2: Rattle and HumPar.$8,600,8231,391$3,821,3511,39111/4
44123The Good MotherBV$4,764,606670$1,804,28866711/4
45250The Missing LinkUni.$6,127N/AN/AN/A11/4
46129FedsWB$3,838,793850$1,388,31785010/28
4757Halloween 4: The Return of Michael MyersGal.$17,768,7571,692$6,831,2501,67910/21
4876Mystic PizzaGold.$12,793,213440$1,163,93940110/21
4996Without a ClueOrion$8,539,181491$1,246,77228010/21
50127BAT-21TriS$3,966,256516$982,08024810/21
51138Things ChangeCol.$3,527,88699$600,8099910/21
52174The Lair of the White WormVest$1,189,31532$22,155210/21
53177Little DorritCan.$1,025,228N/AN/AN/A10/21
54209TapeheadsAve$343,786138$133,33013810/21
5536The AccusedPar.$32,078,318930$4,316,36979610/14
56137Madame SousatzkaUni.$3,548,238123$172,7402010/14
57141PumpkinheadUA$3,385,516353$686,56735110/14
58143Night of the Demons (1988)Prgn$3,109,904N/AN/AN/A10/14
59163Another WomanOrion$1,562,74924$75,196410/14
6041Alien NationFox$25,216,2431,436$8,421,4291,43010/7
61121Clara's HeartWB$5,194,491315$588,8697410/7
62132Imagine: John LennonWB$3,753,977561$1,412,21356110/7
63153Salaam Bombay!Cinc$2,080,04627$14,994110/7
6447PunchlineCol.$21,042,667917$160,74249/30
65117Elvira, Mistress of the DarkNW$5,596,267627$1,660,0416279/30
66118Heartbreak HotelBV$5,509,4171,414$2,063,5461,3389/30
67128Memories of MeMGM$3,965,604723$1,388,1237239/30
68152BirdWB$2,181,28693$27,11619/30
6942Gorillas in the MistUni.$24,720,4791,085$366,925159/23
70100Dead RingersFox$8,038,5081,048$3,012,1801,0429/23
71131Sweet Hearts DanceTriS$3,790,493246$1,116,9022469/23
72150KansasTWE$2,432,536847$1,274,7428479/23
73170Patty HearstAtl$1,223,326460$601,6804609/23
74190SpellbinderMGM$657,446326$657,4463269/23
75200Tiger WarsawSony$422,667N/AN/AN/A9/23
76253After SchoolMovE$3,967N/AN/AN/A9/23
77135Tougher Than LeatherNL$3,582,760130$748,1931309/16
78146Messenger of DeathCan.$3,074,681450$1,035,2794509/16
79224Miles from HomeCinc$188,96432$72,872329/16
80226Seven Hours to JudgmentTWE$177,82073$66,352739/16
81230The BeastCol.$161,004N/AN/AN/A9/16
82246Doin' Time on Planet EarthCan.$29,576N/AN/AN/A9/16
83251The Prince of PennsylvaniaNL$5,4151$3,17419/16
8483Moon Over ParadorUni.$11,444,2041,145$3,268,9751,1459/9
85147Running on EmptyWB$2,835,116238$215,157229/9
86199Track 29Isld$429,02813$19,30429/9
87202Some GirlsMGM$401,42123$11,70429/9
88116Eight Men OutOrion$5,680,515349$1,129,4911479/2
89206The DeceiversCinc$346,29768$18,24519/2
90225Rocket GibraltarCol.$187,3495$60,52359/2
9139BetrayedUA$25,816,1391,101$5,534,7871,0368/26
9261Crossing DelanceyWB$16,262,415303$46,71118/26
93102Stealing HomeWB$7,467,504985$2,346,8649848/26
94109Hot to TrotWB$6,436,2111,157$2,206,2181,1568/26
95120Hero and the TerrorCan.$5,301,200995$1,840,4879958/26
96173The Thin Blue LineMira.$1,209,84623$17,81418/26
97219The Year My Voice BrokeAve$213,90120$5,48718/25
9819A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream MasterNL$49,369,8991,767$12,833,4031,7658/19
9946Married to the MobOrion$21,486,757828$3,231,0568248/19
100139The Big BlueCol.$3,500,000967$1,617,4629678/19
Summary of 254 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,573,577,161----
Averages:$14,069,201----
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