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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
16Crocodile Dundee IIPar.$109,306,2102,837$24,462,9762,8375/25
216Rambo IIITriS$53,715,6112,562$13,034,2382,5625/25
33Coming to AmericaPar.$128,152,3012,064$21,404,4202,0646/29
48The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!Par.$78,756,1771,969$9,331,7461,57612/2
513ScroogedPar.$60,328,5581,897$13,027,8421,26211/23
631Red HeatTriS$34,994,6481,892$8,133,8221,8856/17
730The Dead PoolWB$37,903,2951,831$9,071,3301,8317/15
853Friday the 13th Part VIIPar.$19,170,0011,796$8,245,0381,7965/13
919A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream MasterNL$49,369,8991,767$12,833,4031,7658/19
107Die HardFox$83,008,8521,713$601,851217/15
1152Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami BeachWB$19,510,3711,700$6,106,6611,7003/18
1257Halloween 4: The Return of Michael MyersGal.$17,768,7571,692$6,831,2501,67910/21
135TwinsUni.$111,938,3881,659$11,174,9801,39612/9
1438Ernest Saves ChristmasBV$28,202,1091,640$5,710,7341,63411/11
152Who Framed Roger RabbitBV$156,452,3701,598$11,226,2391,0456/24
161Rain ManMGM$172,825,4351,590$7,005,7191,24812/16
1710BeetlejuiceWB$73,707,4611,582$8,030,8971,0004/1
1887ShakedownUni.$10,068,0391,580$3,017,8001,5805/6
1943The Fox and the Hound (re-issue)BV$23,556,9881,567$4,819,2151,5673/25
2040Funny FarmWB$25,537,2211,557$5,655,4391,5576/3
2182Caddyshack IIWB$11,798,3021,556$4,436,3301,5567/22
2237Shoot to KillBV$29,300,0901,519$5,781,6281,5032/12
2324Dirty Rotten ScoundrelsOrion$42,039,0851,515$3,840,4981,46612/16
2417Oliver & CompanyBV$53,279,0551,503$4,022,75295211/18
2534Child's PlayUA$33,244,6841,490$6,583,9631,37711/11
2628Bambi (Re-issue) (1988)BV$39,047,1501,489$7,216,7411,4837/15
2768Poltergeist IIIMGM$14,114,4881,471$4,344,3081,4716/10
2890Return of the Living Dead 2Lori$9,205,9241,467$3,647,2541,4671/15
2975They LiveUni.$13,008,9281,463$4,827,9031,46311/4
309CocktailBV$78,222,7531,462$11,789,4661,4047/29
3141Alien NationFox$25,216,2431,436$8,421,4291,43010/7
3251The Serpent and the RainbowUni.$19,595,0311,431$5,848,7001,4302/5
3325The Great OutdoorsUni.$41,455,2301,430$6,121,1151,2236/17
3466Arthur 2: On the RocksWB$14,681,1921,426$5,150,9621,4267/8
354BigFox$114,968,7741,419$8,216,1901,1326/3
3622Young GunsFox$45,661,5561,416$7,011,3931,3878/12
3720The Land Before TimeUni.$48,092,8461,414$7,526,0251,39511/18
38118Heartbreak HotelBV$5,509,4171,414$2,063,5461,3389/30
3926Tequila SunriseWB$41,292,5511,411$6,350,9741,11512/2
4085MovingWB$10,815,3781,404$4,022,7821,4043/4
4194U2: Rattle and HumPar.$8,600,8231,391$3,821,3511,39111/4
4221ColorsOrion$46,616,0671,388$4,747,1184224/15
43104Off LimitsFox$7,242,0351,371$2,796,1111,3663/11
4445Short Circuit 2TriS$21,630,0881,348$3,843,0671,3467/8
4584The Couch TripLori$11,005,3041,332$3,351,8911,3321/15
4623Biloxi BluesUni.$43,184,7981,330$7,093,3251,2393/25
47110Mac and MeOrion$6,424,1121,317$2,061,4641,3148/12
4818Bull DurhamOrion$50,888,7291,297$5,009,3011,2386/17
49108Fresh HorsesCol.$6,640,3461,276$3,074,2921,27211/18
50115The RescueBV$5,855,3921,275$2,194,0371,2758/5
5179Casual Sex?Uni.$12,277,0961,265$3,840,0321,2644/22
5255The Seventh SignTriS$18,875,0111,258$3,768,7071,2564/1
5365Big Top Pee-WeePar.$15,122,3241,256$4,625,0041,2567/22
5449Action JacksonLori$20,256,9751,249$5,424,7831,2492/12
5527Big BusinessBV$40,150,4871,232$6,112,5771,1676/10
56103Phantasm IIUni.$7,282,8511,227$3,012,2851,2277/8
5744License to DriveFox$22,433,2751,225$3,850,9341,2237/8
5873Vice VersaCol.$13,664,0601,225$4,050,7791,2253/11
5912A Fish Called WandaMGM$62,493,7121,223$115,41837/15
6014WillowMGM$57,269,8631,209$8,300,1691,0245/20
6162Bright Lights, Big CityUA$16,118,0771,199$5,126,7911,1964/1
6259Johnny Be GoodOrion$17,550,3991,194$5,249,3881,1683/25
63111The UnholyVest$6,337,2991,189$2,353,4521,1894/22
6480Hellbound: Hellraiser IINW$12,090,7351,187$3,185,5111,18012/23
6589Bad DreamsFox$9,797,0981,185$4,008,8701,1804/8
66119Monkey ShinesOrion$5,344,5771,181$1,902,0241,1817/29
6748The PresidioPar.$20,324,0961,168$5,119,0311,1526/10
6829Midnight RunUni.$38,413,6061,161$5,506,2901,1587/22
69109Hot to TrotWB$6,436,2111,157$2,206,2181,1568/26
7014918 AgainNW$2,567,0991,152$1,475,6451,1524/8
7111Working GirlFox$63,779,4771,149$4,718,4851,05112/23
7270My Stepmother is an AlienCol.$13,854,0001,148$2,066,9801,10612/9
7383Moon Over ParadorUni.$11,444,2041,145$3,268,9751,1459/9
7433Mississippi BurningOrion$34,603,9431,134$225,034912/9
7563She's Having a BabyPar.$16,031,7071,133$3,827,5209252/5
7692Salsa - The Motion PictureCan.$8,892,5891,125$2,627,5331,1255/6
7778Everybody's All-AmericanWB$12,638,2941,123$3,425,7961,12211/4
7815BeachesBV$57,041,8661,122$198,361712/23
7972Return to Snowy RiverBV$13,687,0271,121$3,023,2481,1214/15
80130Critters 2: The Main CourseNL$3,813,2931,114$1,898,7511,1144/29
8139BetrayedUA$25,816,1391,101$5,534,7871,0368/26
8258FranticWB$17,637,9501,101$4,359,4241,1012/26
8342Gorillas in the MistUni.$24,720,4791,085$366,925159/23
8499The BlobTriS$8,247,9431,081$2,644,9201,0818/5
85100Dead RingersFox$8,038,5081,048$3,012,1801,0429/23
86113Braddock: Missing in Action IIICan.$6,193,9011,040$2,208,1161,0401/22
8764MasqueradeMGM$15,855,8281,031$3,500,2591,0303/11
88124SunsetTriS$4,594,4521,024$2,031,6781,0234/29
8998SatisfactionFox$8,253,1231,018$2,779,2751,0152/12
90133Dead HeatNW$3,588,6261,012$1,667,0361,0125/6
91157VibesCol.$1,883,8111,003$916,4821,0038/5
9254Cocoon: The ReturnFox$18,924,919997$5,568,14398611/23
93120Hero and the TerrorCan.$5,301,200995$1,840,4879958/26
94102Stealing HomeWB$7,467,504985$2,346,8649848/26
9591Switching ChannelsTriS$9,129,999971$3,121,7529713/4
96139The Big BlueCol.$3,500,000967$1,617,4629678/19
9760For KeepsTriS$17,514,553959$4,839,7909221/15
9835The Accidental TouristWB$32,632,093954$97,578312/23
9936The AccusedPar.$32,078,318930$4,316,36979610/14
10047PunchlineCol.$21,042,667917$160,74249/30
Summary of 254 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,573,577,161----
Averages:$14,069,201----
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