Year In Film 1989

  • Number of Releases: 501
  • Number of theatres: 23,150 (1,100 are drive ins)
  • Average weekly attendance: 2,428,461
  • Average ticket price: $3.97
  • Box office receipts: $5,033,400,000

Top box office stars-Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise, Robin Williams, Michael Douglas, Tom Hanks, Michael J. Fox, Eddie Murphy, Mel Gibson, Sean Connery, Kathleen Turner

Top grossing films-Batman $150.5m, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade $115m, Lethal Weapon 2 $79.5m, Honey I Shrunk the Kids $71.1m, Rain Man $65m

  • Palme d’Or- Sex, Lies and Videotape
  • Academy Award- Driving Miss Daisy
  • Golden Globes- Born on the Fourth of July & Driving Miss Daisy
  • NY Film Critics- My Left Foot
  • LA Film Critics- Do The Right Thing

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One thought on “Year In Film 1989

  1. I was 6 years old that year!! I remember seeing Batman in the theaters and Last Crusade!! I loved seeing the knight in LC-had a thing for knights as a kid…

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