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U.K. Weekend Box Office *

19th May 1989 - 21st May 1989

W/E Gross
Total Gross
Weeks
  1. Mississippi Burning

    Mississippi Burning 


    Directed by:
    Alan Parker
    Starring:
    Gene Hackman
    Willem Dafoe
    Frances McDormand
    £242.4K
    £242,420
    £1.6M
    £1,578,154
    3
  2. A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

    A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master 


    Directed by:
    Renny Harlin
    Starring:
    John Beckman
    Kisha Brackel
    Brooke Bundy
    £226.3K
    £226,279
    £1.6M
    £1,583,952
    3
  3. Her Alibi

    Her Alibi 


    Directed by:
    Bruce Beresford
    Starring:
    Tom Selleck
    Paulina Porizkova
    William Daniels
    £180.4K
    £180,429
    £523.2K
    £523,245
    2
  4. Torch Song Trilogy

    Torch Song Trilogy 


    Directed by:
    Paul Bogart
    Starring:
    Anne Bancroft
    Matthew Broderick
    Harvey Fierstein
    £89.2K
    £89,210
    £89.2K
    £89,210
    New
  5. Betrayed

    Betrayed 


    Directed by:
    Costa-Gavras
    Starring:
    Debra Winger
    Tom Berenger
    John Heard
    £59.2K
    £59,162
    £887.4K
    £887,430
    4
  6. No cover art for For Queen & Country

    For Queen & Country 


    Directed by:
    Martin Stellman
    Starring:
    Denzel Washington
    Dorian Healy
    Sean Chapman
    £55.8K
    £55,822
    £55.8K
    £55,822
    New
  7. Working Girl

    Working Girl 


    Directed by:
    Mike Nichols
    Starring:
    Harrison Ford
    Melanie Griffith
    Sigourney Weaver
    £46.4K
    £46,418
    £3.2M
    £3,245,396
    8
  8. Without a Clue

    Without a Clue 


    Directed by:
    Thom Eberhardt
    Starring:
    Michael Caine
    Ben Kingsley
    Jeffrey Jones
    £30.9K
    £30,880
    £186.5K
    £186,516
    3
  9. How to Get Ahead In Advertising

    How to Get Ahead In Advertising 


    Directed by:
    Bruce Robinson
    Starring:
    Richard E. Grant
    Rachel Ward
    Richard Wilson
    £30.3K
    £30,296
    £166.6K
    £166,627
    3
  10. Twins

    Twins 


    Directed by:
    Ivan Reitman
    Starring:
    Arnold Schwarzenegger
    Danny DeVito
    Kelly Preston
    £30.1K
    £30,146
    £8.6M
    £8,639,173
    10
  11. The Dead Pool

    The Dead Pool 


    Directed by:
    Buddy Van Horn
    Starring:
    Clint Eastwood
    Patricia Clarkson
    Liam Neeson
    £27.2K
    £27,159
    £1.4M
    £1,389,500
    6
  12. The Tall Guy

    The Tall Guy 


    Directed by:
    Mel Smith
    Starring:
    Jeff Goldblum
    Emma Thompson
    Rowan Atkinson
    £21K
    £20,974
    £1.5M
    £1,522,701
    6
  13. The January Man

    The January Man 


    Directed by:
    Pat O'Connor
    Starring:
    Kevin Kline
    Susan Sarandon
    Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
    £19.2K
    £19,169
    £144K
    £143,960
    3
  14. No cover art for Getting It Right

    Getting It Right 


    Directed by:
    Randal Kleiser
    Starring:
    Jesse Birdsall
    Jane Horrocks
    Helena Bonham Carter
    £11.4K
    £11,416
    £79.9K
    £79,909
    3
  15. Rain Man

    Rain Man 


    Directed by:
    Barry Levinson
    Starring:
    Dustin Hoffman
    Tom Cruise
    Valeria Golino
    £6.2K
    £6,199
    £9.7M
    £9,713,303
    12
  16. Paris By Night

    Paris By Night 


    Directed by:
    David HareDavid Hare
    Starring:
    Charlotte Rampling
    Charlotte Rampling
    Michael Gambon
    £2.4K
    £2,383
    £126.5K
    £126,468
    5
* Prior to 1997 the box office numbers are difficult to find, these figures represent an approximation and are from reputable sources and compiled accordingly.

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