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1986 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1986

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–209
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
1Top GunPar.$176,781,7281,531$8,193,0521,0285/16
2Crocodile DundeePar.$174,803,5061,495$8,038,8558799/26
3PlatoonOrion$138,530,5651,564$241,080612/19
4The Karate Kid Part IICol.$115,103,9791,610$12,652,3361,3236/20
5Star Trek IV: The Voyage HomePar.$109,713,1321,956$16,881,8881,34911/26
6Back to SchoolOrion$91,258,0001,751$8,881,0351,6056/13
7AliensFox$85,160,2481,454$10,052,0421,4377/18
8The Golden ChildPar.$79,817,9371,714$11,549,7111,66712/12
9Ruthless PeopleBV$71,624,8791,114$5,274,3061,1116/27
10Ferris Bueller's Day OffPar.$70,136,3691,330$6,275,6471,3306/13
11Down and Out in Beverly HillsBV$62,134,2251,084$5,726,4958061/31
12The Color of MoneyBV$52,293,9821,205$6,357,87763510/17
13Stand by MeCol.$52,287,414848$242,795168/8
14Legal EaglesUni.$49,851,5911,248$8,043,3601,2486/20
15CobraWB$49,042,2242,131$12,653,0322,1315/23
16An American TailUni.$47,483,0021,249$5,234,4461,24611/21
17Police Academy 3: Back in TrainingWB$43,579,1631,788$9,049,5861,7883/21
18Heartbreak RidgeWB$42,724,0171,647$8,100,8401,47012/5
19Peggy Sue Got MarriedTriS$41,382,8411,107$6,942,40886510/10
20Poltergeist II: The Other SideMGM$40,996,6651,599$12,357,1901,5965/23
21Short CircuitTriS$40,697,7611,310$5,346,8081,0335/9
22Pretty in PinkPar.$40,471,6631,117$6,065,8708272/28
23The FlyFox$40,456,5651,201$7,007,4231,1958/15
24Three AmigosOrion$39,246,7341,466$5,939,0001,38512/12
25Little Shop of HorrorsWB$38,748,3951,183$3,659,88486612/19
26About Last Night...TriS$38,702,310887$3,152,4696427/4
27Running ScaredMGM$38,500,7261,376$5,227,7571,3766/27
28The Money PitUni.$37,499,6511,193$5,344,5551,1893/28
29Gung HoPar.$36,611,6101,175$7,170,8301,1503/14
30Hannah and Her SistersOrion$35,392,203761$1,265,826542/7
31Nothing in CommonTriS$32,324,557980$3,279,6506188/1
32Children of a Lesser GodPar.$31,853,080544$1,909,08421510/3
33Lady and the Tramp (re-issue) (1986)BV$31,129,0821,375$2,804,2721,35512/19
34Jumpin' Jack FlashFox$29,844,1011,085$6,006,6101,08010/10
35HoosiersOrion$28,607,5241,048$220,0683011/14
36Soul ManNW$27,820,0001,320$4,422,1791,28210/24
37WildcatsWB$26,285,5441,062$5,472,9051,0542/14
38The Great Mouse DetectiveBV$25,336,7941,198$3,220,2251,1387/4
39HeartburnPar.$25,314,189850$5,783,0798437/25
40The Morning AfterFox$25,147,055955$5,069,92695512/26
41Iron EagleTriS$24,159,8721,129$6,104,7541,0801/17
42Crimes of the HeartDEG$22,905,522685$1,402,92124612/12
43Tough GuysBV$21,458,2291,266$4,565,34285610/3
44A Room with a ViewCinc$20,966,644150$42,97013/7
45F/XOrion$20,603,715914$3,240,6959142/7
46Friday the 13th Part VIPar.$19,472,0571,610$6,750,8371,6108/1
47HouseNW$19,444,6311,440$5,923,9721,4402/28
48Flight of the NavigatorBV$18,564,6131,024$3,115,0979528/1
49Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is CallingCol.$18,034,1501,203$4,879,1071,2035/2
50The Delta ForceCan.$17,768,9001,720$5,959,5051,7202/14
51Song of the South (Re-issue)BV$17,659,3461,529$4,203,1111,50511/21
52The MissionWB$17,218,023730$40,366110/31
53Howard the DuckUni.$16,295,7741,563$5,070,1361,5548/1
54Raw DealDEG$16,209,4591,733$5,438,9781,7316/6
55Armed and DangerousCol.$15,945,5341,557$4,348,2761,5528/15
56LegendUni.$15,502,1121,187$4,261,1541,1874/18
57YoungbloodUA$15,448,3841,354$4,183,2921,3541/31
58Sleeping Beauty (Re-issue)BV$15,120,1951,159$2,548,6989133/7
59Psycho IIIUni.$14,481,6061,408$3,238,4001,4087/4
60The Mosquito CoastWB$14,302,779451$110,313311/26
61Sweet LibertyUni.$14,205,0211,238$3,160,8911,2345/16
62One Crazy SummerWB$13,431,806984$3,433,9529848/8
63ExtremitiesAtl$13,418,091696$2,429,0756058/22
64CrittersNL$13,167,232633$1,618,8005404/11
65April Fool's DayPar.$12,947,7631,202$3,373,7791,2023/28
66LabyrinthTriS$12,729,9171,141$3,549,2431,1416/27
67Club ParadiseWB$12,308,5211,186$4,152,2961,1727/11
68No MercyTriS$12,303,9041,206$2,198,0691,20612/19
69Brighton Beach MemoirsUni.$11,957,943778$2,580,75077512/26
70FirewalkerCan.$11,949,4841,120$4,130,3231,12011/21
71Big Trouble in Little ChinaFox$11,100,0001,092$2,723,2111,0537/4
72Under the Cherry MoonWB$10,090,429976$3,150,9249767/4
73Murphy's LawCan.$9,947,6311,260$3,388,9071,2604/18
74Space CampFox$9,697,7391,024$2,918,0729796/6
75Deadly FriendWB$8,988,7311,213$3,804,4291,21310/10
76ManhunterDEG$8,620,929779$2,204,4007798/15
77Blue VelvetDEG$8,551,228188$789,409989/19
78The Care Bears Movie 2Col.$8,540,3461,476$2,489,7501,4463/7
79Wise GuysMGM$8,475,466424$1,324,4563384/18
80Something WildOrion$8,362,969916$1,825,71791411/7
81LucasFox$8,200,000629$1,250,1016283/28
82Haunted HoneymoonOrion$8,033,3971,047$2,768,0031,0467/25
83The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2Can.$8,025,8721,474$2,822,4391,4748/22
84The Best of TimesUni.$7,790,931872$2,419,8008721/31
85QuicksilverCol.$7,634,9091,253$3,170,2151,2512/14
86Maximum OverdriveDEG$7,433,6631,198$3,205,6441,1987/25
87WitchboardPEC$7,369,3731,068$95,4351512/31
88The Boy Who Could FlyFox$7,177,431664$204,461398/15
89The Name of the RoseFox$7,153,487176$494,571429/26
90She's Gotta Have ItIsld$7,137,5021$28,47318/8
91Blue CityPar.$6,947,7871,050$2,748,0961,0505/2
92Trick or TreatDEG$6,797,2181,267$2,912,6871,26710/24
939 1/2 WeeksMGM$6,735,92228$328,804282/21
94Black Moon RisingNW$6,637,565902$2,775,3889021/10
95Just Between FriendsOrion$6,408,791352$1,390,7183523/21
96A Fine MessCol.$6,029,8241,162$2,620,6571,1628/8
97My Little PonyDEG$5,958,4561,003$416,1084216/6
98HighlanderFox$5,900,0001,040$2,453,0211,0403/7
99Transformers: The MovieDEG$5,849,647990$1,779,5599908/8
100The HitcherTriS$5,844,868794$2,134,2147942/21
Summary of 209 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,202,619,999----
Averages:$15,323,541----
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