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Notice: This chart ranks films by the quantity they earned throughout 1991. It consists of films launched in earlier years that earned cash throughout 1991. For instance, a film launched over Thanksgiving in 1990 will almost certainly earn cash in 1990 and 1991. Click on on the person film to see its whole gross over all of the years by which it performed.

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Inflation-adjusted figures are based mostly on ticket sale estimates.

See Prime 1991 Motion pictures on the Home Field Workplace for the full home field workplace for the highest 100 films launched in 1991, and Film Index 1991 for an outline of all films launched in 1991.

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RankMovieReleaseDateDistributorGenre1991 GrossTickets Offered 1 Terminator 2: Judgment Day Jul 2, 1991 Sony Footage Motion $201,858,746 47,947,445 2 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Jun 14, 1991 Warner Bros. Journey $165,493,908 39,309,716 3 The Silence of the Lambs Feb 14, 1991 Orion Footage Horror $130,726,716 31,051,476 4 Metropolis Slickers Jun 7, 1991 Sony Footage Comedy $124,033,791 29,461,708 5 The Addams Household Nov 22, 1991 Paramount Footage Comedy $110,159,219 26,166,085 6 House Alone Nov 16, 1990 twentieth Century Fox Comedy $108,806,380 25,844,745 7 Dances with Wolves Nov 9, 1990 Orion Footage Western $104,047,956 24,714,478 8 Sleeping with the Enemy Feb 8, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Thriller/Suspense $101,599,005 24,132,780 9 Hook Dec 11, 1991 Sony Footage Journey $91,801,514 21,805,585 10 The Bare Gun 2½: The Odor… Jun 28, 1991 Paramount Footage Comedy $86,930,411 20,648,553 11 Magnificence and the Beast Nov 13, 1991 Walt Disney Musical $82,470,981 19,589,306 12 Cape Concern Nov 15, 1991 Common Thriller/Suspense $79,091,969 18,786,690 13 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle… Mar 22, 1991 New Line Journey $78,656,813 18,683,328 14 Backdraft Could 24, 1991 Common Thriller/Suspense $77,868,585 18,496,100 15 Star Trek VI: The Undiscove… Dec 6, 1991 Paramount Footage Thriller/Suspense $70,740,158 16,802,887 16 Sizzling Pictures! Jul 31, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Comedy $68,267,322 16,215,515 17 Antarctica Oct 18, 1991 Documentary $65,000,000 15,439,429 18 What About Bob? Could 17, 1991 Walt Disney Comedy $63,710,000 15,133,016 19 My Lady Nov 27, 1991 Sony Footage Comedy $58,011,485 13,779,450 20 Father of the Bride Dec 20, 1991 Walt Disney Comedy $56,229,043 13,356,067 21 Boyz n the Hood Jul 12, 1991 Sony Footage Drama $56,190,094 13,346,815 22 Doc Hollywood Aug 2, 1991 Warner Bros. Romantic Comedy $54,751,779 13,005,173 23 The Final Boy Scout Dec 13, 1991 Warner Bros. Motion $53,617,891 12,735,841 24 Awakenings Dec 19, 1990 Sony Footage Drama $51,306,865 12,186,903 25 New Jack Metropolis Mar 8, 1991 Warner Bros. Motion $47,624,253 11,312,174 26 The Rocketeer Jun 21, 1991 Walt Disney Motion $46,573,027 11,062,476 27 Thelma & Louise Could 24, 1991 MGM Motion $45,361,000 10,774,584 28 Kindergarten Cop Dec 21, 1990 Common Comedy $44,065,938 10,466,968 29 JFK Dec 20, 1991 Warner Bros. Drama $43,313,123 10,288,152 30 Level Break Jul 12, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Motion $43,218,387 10,265,650 31 Concerning Henry Jul 10, 1991 Paramount Footage Drama $43,001,500 10,214,133 32 The Fisher King Sep 20, 1991 Sony Footage Drama $41,798,224 9,928,319 33 The Prince of Tides Dec 25, 1991 Sony Footage Drama $39,755,006 9,442,994 34 Out for Justice Apr 12, 1991 Warner Bros. Motion $39,673,161 9,423,553 35 Lifeless Once more Aug 23, 1991 Paramount Footage Thriller/Suspense $38,016,380 9,030,019 36 Invoice & Ted’s Bogus Journey Jul 19, 1991 Orion Footage Journey $37,537,675 8,916,312 37 The Physician Jul 24, 1991 Walt Disney Drama $37,497,480 8,906,764 38 Soapdish Could 31, 1991 Paramount Footage Comedy $36,489,888 8,667,431 39 Different Folks’s Cash Oct 18, 1991 Warner Bros. Comedy $35,682,000 8,475,534 40 Freddy’s Lifeless: The Ultimate Ni… Sep 13, 1991 New Line Horror $34,872,033 8,283,143 41 White Fang Jan 18, 1991 Walt Disney Journey $34,729,091 8,249,190 42 The Doorways Mar 1, 1991 Sony Footage Drama $34,416,893 8,175,033 43 Curly Sue Oct 25, 1991 Warner Bros. Comedy $33,644,430 7,991,551 44 King Ralph Feb 15, 1991 Common Comedy $33,512,735 7,960,269 45 Dying Younger Jun 21, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Drama $32,669,178 7,759,899 46 Bugsy Dec 13, 1991 Sony/TriStar Drama $31,877,324 7,571,810 47 Jungle Fever Jun 7, 1991 Common Drama $31,739,045 7,538,965 48 Inexperienced Card Dec 25, 1990 Walt Disney Romantic Comedy $29,804,169 7,079,375 49 Double Impression Aug 9, 1991 Sony Footage Motion $29,090,445 6,909,844 50 L.A. Story Feb 8, 1991 Sony Footage Romantic Comedy $28,854,480 6,853,795 51 Deceived Sep 27, 1991 Walt Disney Thriller/Suspense $28,738,096 6,826,151 52 Crucial Roughness Sep 27, 1991 Paramount Footage Comedy $26,255,594 6,236,483 53 Do not Inform Mother the Babysitt… Jun 7, 1991 Warner Bros. Comedy $25,122,195 5,967,267 54 Drawback Baby 2 Jul 3, 1991 Common Black Comedy $25,104,700 5,963,111 55 Little Man Tate Oct 9, 1991 Orion Footage Drama $24,989,789 5,935,816 56 The Arduous Method Mar 8, 1991 Common Comedy $24,525,330 5,825,494 57 The Folks Beneath the Stairs Nov 1, 1991 Common Horror $24,204,000 5,749,168 58 Class Motion Mar 15, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Drama $23,968,042 5,693,121 59 Oscar Apr 26, 1991 Walt Disney Comedy $23,562,716 5,596,844 60 Frankie and Johnny Oct 11, 1991 Paramount Footage Drama $22,773,535 5,409,390 61 Pure Luck Aug 9, 1991 Common Comedy $22,641,969 5,378,139 62 Lionheart Jan 11, 1991 Common Motion $22,545,360 5,355,192 63 The Godfather: Half III Dec 25, 1990 Paramount Footage Drama $21,927,557 5,208,445 64 Solely the Lonely Could 24, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Comedy $21,830,957 5,185,500 65 Ricochet Oct 4, 1991 Warner Bros. Thriller/Suspense $21,756,163 5,167,734 66 F/X2 Could 10, 1991 Common Motion $21,075,831 5,006,135 67 Hamlet Dec 19, 1990 Warner Bros. Drama $20,488,197 4,866,555 68 Mobsters Jul 26, 1991 Common Drama $20,246,790 4,809,213 69 An American Tail: Fievel Go… Nov 22, 1991 Common Journey $20,218,664 4,802,533 70 Home Get together 2 Oct 23, 1991 New Line Comedy $19,438,638 4,617,253 71 101 Dalmatians Jul 12, 1991 Walt Disney Journey $19,438,436 4,617,205 72 Mortal Ideas Apr 19, 1991 Sony Footage Thriller/Suspense $19,018,321 4,517,415 73 Paradise Sep 18, 1991 Walt Disney Drama $18,634,643 4,426,280 74 For the Boys Nov 22, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Drama $17,684,580 4,200,612 75 Hudson Hawk Could 24, 1991 Sony Footage Motion $17,218,916 4,090,003 76 The NeverEnding Story II: T… Feb 8, 1991 Warner Bros. Journey $17,116,963 4,065,786 77 Defending Your Life Mar 22, 1991 Warner Bros. Comedy $16,371,128 3,888,628 78 Distress Nov 30, 1990 Sony Footage Thriller/Suspense $15,947,641 3,788,038 79 Billy Bathgate Nov 1, 1991 Walt Disney Drama $15,565,363 3,697,235 80 Change Could 10, 1991 Warner Bros. Comedy $15,545,943 3,692,623 81 Toy Troopers Apr 26, 1991 Sony Footage Motion $15,073,942 3,580,508 82 Shipwrecked Mar 1, 1991 Walt Disney Journey $15,024,232 3,568,701 83 Madonna: Fact or Dare Could 10, 1991 Miramax Live performance/Perfor… $15,012,935 3,566,017 84 As soon as Round Jan 1, 1991 Common Comedy $14,851,000 3,527,553 85 All I Need For Christmas Nov 8, 1991 Paramount Footage Comedy $14,812,144 3,518,323 86 Not With out My Daughter Jan 11, 1991 MGM Drama $14,789,113 3,512,853 87 A Kiss Earlier than Dying Apr 26, 1991 Common Thriller/Suspense $14,769,755 3,508,255 88 Flight of the Intruder Jan 18, 1991 Paramount Footage Motion $14,471,440 3,437,396 89 Kid’s Play 3 Aug 30, 1991 Common Horror $14,250,380 3,384,888 90 Highlander II: The Quickening Nov 1, 1991 InterStar Releasing Motion $14,184,134 3,369,152 91 Ernest Scared Silly Oct 11, 1991 Walt Disney Comedy $14,143,280 3,359,448 92 The Good Weapon Mar 15, 1991 Paramount Footage Motion $14,061,361 3,339,990 93 The Commitments Aug 14, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Drama $13,955,001 3,314,727 94 The Lengthy Stroll House Dec 21, 1990 Miramax Drama $13,798,030 3,277,441 95 Drop Lifeless Fred Apr 19, 1991 New Line Black Comedy $13,746,300 3,265,154 96 Goodfellas Sep 19, 1990 Warner Bros. Drama $12,833,790 3,048,406 97 3 Males and a Little Girl Nov 21, 1990 Walt Disney Comedy $12,629,081 2,999,781 98 The Marrying Man Apr 5, 1991 Walt Disney Romantic Comedy $12,454,768 2,958,377 99 Yr of the Gun Nov 1, 1991 Motion $11,820,000 2,807,600 100 Shattered Oct 11, 1991 MGM Thriller/Suspense $11,511,031 2,734,211 101 One Good Cop Could 3, 1991 Walt Disney Motion $11,276,846 2,678,585 102 V.I. Warshawski Jul 26, 1991 Comedy $11,128,309 2,643,303 103 The Tremendous Oct 4, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Comedy $11,000,863 2,613,031 104 Profession Alternatives Mar 29, 1991 Common Romantic Comedy $10,986,645 2,609,654 105 A Rage in Harlem Could 3, 1991 Comedy $10,438,504 2,479,454 106 The Butcher’s Spouse Oct 25, 1991 Paramount Footage Comedy $9,689,816 2,301,619 107 He Stated, She Stated Feb 22, 1991 Paramount Footage Romantic Comedy $9,684,702 2,300,404 108 Scenes from a Mall Feb 22, 1991 Walt Disney Comedy $9,563,393 2,271,589 109 Responsible by Suspicion Mar 15, 1991 Warner Bros. Drama $9,445,090 2,243,489 110 Stone Chilly Could 17, 1991 Sony Footage Motion $9,286,314 2,205,775 111 Edward Scissorhands Dec 7, 1990 twentieth Century Fox Drama $9,120,943 2,166,494 112 Warlock Jan 10, 1991 Trimark Horror $8,824,553 2,096,093 113 Late for Dinner Sep 20, 1991 Sony Footage Drama $8,641,499 2,052,612 114 Nothing However Hassle Feb 15, 1991 Warner Bros. Comedy $8,479,793 2,014,202 115 Physique Elements Aug 2, 1991 Paramount Footage Horror $8,398,855 1,994,977 116 Black Gown Oct 4, 1991 Samuel Goldwyn Movies Drama $8,211,952 1,950,582 117 Bingo Aug 9, 1991 Sony Footage Journey $8,011,019 1,902,854 118 If Seems Might Kill Mar 15, 1991 Warner Bros. Motion $7,781,025 1,848,224 119 Strictly Enterprise Nov 8, 1991 Warner Bros. Romantic Comedy $7,683,267 1,825,004 120 The 5 Heartbeats Mar 29, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Drama $7,377,189 1,752,301 121 Wild Hearts Cannot Be Damaged Could 24, 1991 Walt Disney Drama $7,300,000 1,733,966 122 Rush Dec 22, 1991 $7,241,350 1,720,035 123 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge Nov 23, 1990 Miramax Drama $7,094,313 1,685,109 124 Harley Davidson and the Mar… Aug 23, 1991 MGM Motion $7,018,525 1,667,108 125 Suburban Commando Jun 21, 1991 New Line Comedy $6,937,100 1,647,767 126 The Grifters Dec 7, 1990 Miramax Thriller/Suspense $6,859,468 1,629,327 127 My Personal Non-public Idaho Sep 29, 1991 Positive Line Black Comedy $6,401,336 1,520,507 128 Defenseless Aug 23, 1991 New Line Thriller/Suspense $6,379,362 1,515,287 129 Rambling Rose Sep 20, 1991 Seven Arts Footage Drama $6,266,621 1,488,508 130 Thriller Date Aug 16, 1991 Orion Footage Comedy $6,141,446 1,458,775 131 Reversal of Fortune Oct 17, 1990 Warner Bros. Drama $5,937,981 1,410,446 132 Barton Fink Aug 21, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Drama $5,726,463 1,360,204 133 Europa Europa Jun 28, 1991 Orion Classics Drama $5,575,738 1,324,403 134 Livin’ Massive! Sep 20, 1991 Goldwyn Entertain… Comedy $5,435,488 1,291,089 135 Grand Canyon Dec 25, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Drama $5,348,648 1,270,462 136 The Object of Magnificence Apr 12, 1991 Avenue Footage P… Comedy $5,186,392 1,231,922 137 La Femme Nikita Mar 8, 1991 Goldwyn Entertain… Thriller/Suspense $5,017,971 1,191,917 138 Delirious Aug 7, 1991 MGM Comedy $4,755,853 1,129,656 139 Eve of Destruction Jan 18, 1991 Orion Footage Motion $4,704,884 1,117,549 140 True Identification Aug 23, 1991 Comedy $4,693,236 1,114,782 141 Popcorn Feb 1, 1991 Studio Three Movie… Horror $4,656,759 1,106,118 142 The Hitman Oct 25, 1991 Cannon Motion $4,654,288 1,105,531 143 Run Feb 1, 1991 Motion $4,409,328 1,047,346 144 Dutch Jul 19, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Comedy $4,271,022 1,014,494 145 Impromptu Apr 12, 1991 Hemdale Comedy $4,076,211 968,221 146 Life Stinks Jul 26, 1991 MGM Comedy $3,832,400 910,308 147 My Heroes Have At all times Been … Mar 1, 1991 Drama $3,603,615 855,965 148 Shout Oct 4, 1991 Common Drama $3,463,620 822,712 149 Mermaids Dec 14, 1990 Orion Footage Comedy $3,426,943 814,000 150 Model: On the Transfer Could 17, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Comedy $3,300,609 783,992 151 China Cry: A True Story Nov 2, 1990 Penland Drama $3,254,801 773,111 152 Look Who’s Speaking Too Dec 14, 1990 Sony Footage Comedy $3,159,007 750,357 153 Paris is Burning Mar 13, 1991 Academy Entertain… Documentary $3,121,483 741,444 154 Murder Oct 9, 1991 Triumph Releasing Thriller/Suspense $2,971,661 705,857 155 The Man within the Moon Oct 4, 1991 MGM Drama $2,853,801 677,862 156 Straight out of Brooklyn Jan 1, 1991 Drama $2,712,293 644,250 157 One other You Jul 26, 1991 Sony Footage Comedy $2,697,777 640,802 158 Bare Lunch Dec 1, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Drama $2,541,000 603,562 159 Fried Inexperienced Tomatoes Dec 27, 1991 Common Drama $2,330,466 553,554 160 Showdown in Little Tokyo Jan 1, 1991 Motion $2,275,557 540,512 161 Return to the Blue Lagoon Jan 1, 1991 Journey $2,000,000 475,059 162 Cadence Jan 18, 1991 New Line Drama $1,935,475 459,732 163 Ju Dou Mar 8, 1991 Miramax $1,581,618 375,681 164 Actually Madly Deeply Could 3, 1991 Goldwyn Entertain… Drama $1,554,742 369,297 165 One False Transfer Jan 1, 1991 $1,543,000 366,508 166 Excessive Heels Dec 20, 1991 Miramax $1,530,941 363,643 167 Life is Candy Dec 1, 1991 October Movies Drama $1,516,000 360,095 168 The Discipline Mar 1, 1991 Drama $1,414,017 335,871 169 Spartacus Apr 26, 1991 Common Drama $1,346,473 319,827 170 At Play within the Fields of th… Dec 6, 1991 Common Drama $1,342,903 318,979 171 twenty ninth Road Nov 1, 1991 twentieth Century Fox Comedy $1,287,171 305,741 172 Firm Enterprise Sep 6, 1991 MGM Thriller/Suspense $1,270,483 301,777 173 Metropolis of Hope Oct 11, 1991 Samuel Goldwyn Movies Drama $1,264,910 300,453 174 The Consolation of Strangers Mar 15, 1991 Skouras Drama $1,244,000 295,486 175 Slacker Aug 1, 1991 Orion Classics Comedy $1,227,508 291,569 176 Kickboxer 2: The Street Again Jun 14, 1991 Trimark Motion $1,206,817 286,654 177 Kafka Nov 15, 1991 Miramax $1,100,000 261,282 178 Cool As Ice Oct 18, 1991 Common Comedy $1,031,420 244,992 179 Whore Oct 4, 1991 Trimark Drama $1,008,404 239,525 180 Assembly Venus Jan 1, 1991 $1,000,348 237,612 181 Talkin’ Soiled After Darkish Dec 31, 1991 New Line Comedy $978,775 232,488 182 The Taking of Beverly Hills Oct 11, 1991 Sony Footage Motion $939,277 223,106 183 The Miracle Jul 1, 1991 Miramax Drama $835,519 198,460 184 Beastmaster 2: By the … Aug 30, 1991 New Line Motion $773,490 183,726 185 Till the Finish of the World Dec 25, 1991 Warner Bros. Motion $752,856 178,825 186 Rosencrantz and Guildenster… Feb 8, 1991 $739,104 175,559 187 Citizen Kane Could 1, 1991 RKO Radio Footage Drama $737,264 175,122 188 Thousand Items of Gold Apr 26, 1991 Greycat Movies Western $717,772 170,492 189 Cube Guidelines Could 17, 1991 Seven Arts Footage Live performance/Perfor… $658,000 156,294 190 Queen’s Logic Jan 1, 1991 $612,781 145,553 191 Poison Aug 1, 1991 $609,524 144,780 192 The Pope Should Die Comedy $582,510 138,363 193 Hangin’ with the Homeboys Could 24, 1991 New Line Comedy $516,855 122,768 194 Rhapsody in August Dec 16, 1991 Orion Classics Drama $516,431 122,667 195 Meet the Applegates Feb 1, 1991 $485,772 115,385 196 Daddy Nostalgia Apr 12, 1991 Avenue Footage P… Drama $468,443 111,269 197 McBain Jan 1, 1991 $456,000 108,313 198 Consuming Nov 16, 1990 Rainbow Releasing Comedy $446,018 105,942 199 La Domenica Specialmente Drama $442,676 105,148 200 Ambition Could 31, 1991 Miramax Thriller/Suspense $436,132 103,594 201 True Colours Mar 15, 1991 Paramount Footage Drama $418,807 99,479 202 Dogfight Jan 1, 1991 Romantic Comedy $394,631 93,736 203 Wealthy Lady Could 3, 1991 Studio Three Movie… Drama $368,056 87,424 204 American Ninja 4: The Annih… Mar 8, 1991 Cannon Motion $358,000 85,035 205 Two Evil Eyes Oct 25, 1991 Taurus Horror $349,618 83,044 206 Expertise for the Recreation Apr 26, 1991 Drama $336,396 79,904 207 Darkish Obsession Jun 17, 1991 Drama $333,811 79,290 208 Pastime Jan 1, 1991 $267,265 63,483 209 Closet Land Mar 1, 1991 Drama $259,012 61,523 210 Mindwalk Oct 11, 1991 Triton Footage Drama $258,230 61,337 211 Candy Talker Could 10, 1991 Seven Arts Footage Comedy $258,105 61,307 212 And You Thought Your Guardian… Nov 15, 1991 Trimark Comedy $202,590 48,121 213 The Indian Runner Sep 20, 1991 MGM $191,125 45,397 214 Vibrant Angel Jun 14, 1991 Drama $158,243 37,587 215 Shut My Eyes Jan 1, 1991 Drama $135,893 32,278 216 Liebestraum Nov 1, 1991 MGM Thriller/Suspense $133,645 31,744 217 Johnny Suede Jan 1, 1991 Miramax Drama $55,000 13,064 218 Crooked Hearts Jan 1, 1991 Drama $31,000 7,363 219 Larks on a String Feb 13, 1991 Worldwide Fil… Comedy $20,378 4,840 220 Don Juan, My Love Jul 12, 1991 Worldwide Fil… Romantic Comedy $18,867 4,481 221 Freeze Die Come to Life Dec 7, 1990 Worldwide Fil… Drama $13,838 3,286 222 Blood & Concrete Sep 13, 1991 IRS Releasing Comedy $8,000 1,900 223 Paper Masks Nov 15, 1991 Fortress Hill Produ… Thriller/Suspense $7,991 1,898 224 Resident Alien Oct 18, 1991 Movies Across the … Documentary $7,867 1,868 225 Lyrical Nitrate Oct 11, 1991 Zeitgeist Documentary $4,710 1,118 226 Swan Lake: The Zone Jul 12, 1991 Zeitgeist Drama $872 207 Whole Gross of All Motion pictures$4,445,704,042 Whole Tickets Offered1,055,986,592

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