1993 Weekend Box Office Winners by Theater Averagesby connorpetterson | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. Aladdin (1992)
G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.
Votes: 318,606 | Gross: $217.35M
Week 1 $6,936
2. Scent of a Woman (1992)
R | 156 min | Drama
A prep school student needing money agrees to "babysit" a blind man, but the job is not at all what he anticipated.
Votes: 232,288 | Gross: $63.90M
Week 2 $5,980
3. Alive (1993)
R | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A Uruguayan rugby team stranded in the snow swept Andes are forced to use desperate measures to survive after a plane crash.
Votes: 46,120 | Gross: $36.73M
Week 3 $7,618
4. Used People (1992)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley MacLaine), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice... See full summary »
Votes: 1,290 | Gross: $17.96M
Week 4 $5,002
5. Sniper (1993)
R | 98 min | Action, Thriller, War
A US Marine sniper is partnered with a SWAT member to take out rebel leaders in the jungles of Panama.
Votes: 21,489 | Gross: $18.99M
Week 5 $3,685
6. Sommersby (1993)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A farmer returns home from the Civil War, but his wife begins to suspect that the man is an impostor.
Votes: 17,887 | Gross: $50.08M
Week 6 $5,659
7. Groundhog Day (1993)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.
Votes: 540,108 | Gross: $70.91M
Week 7 $8,934
8. The Crying Game (1992)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.
Votes: 47,315 | Gross: $62.55M
Week 8 $7,089
9. Falling Down (1993)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An unemployed defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
Votes: 155,480 | Gross: $40.90M
Week 9 $7,151, Week 10 $4,173
10. CB4 (1993)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Music
A guy makes a documentary of the rap band CB4 by following them. CB4 got popular by stealing Gusto's name, background and image. He wants them dead.
Votes: 8,186 | Gross: $17.95M
Week 11 $5,085
11. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)
PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The turtles find themselves transported back in time to ancient Japan.
Votes: 28,608 | Gross: $42.66M
Week 12 $5,950
12. Born Yesterday (1993)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
A businessman comes to Washington with his ex Vegas showgirl girlfriend, and after some embarrassments, he hires a reporter as tutor to smarten her up. She turns out to be smart, sucks up knowledge and questions things. Trouble?
Votes: 3,517 | Gross: $17.95M
Week 13 $4,557
13. Cop & ½ (1993)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
After witnessing a murder, a young boy named Devon refuses to testify unless he is given the chance to be a policeman.
Votes: 7,843 | Gross: $31.89M
Week 14 $3,760
14. Indecent Proposal (1993)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
A billionaire offers one million dollars to a young married couple for one night with the wife.
Votes: 56,762 | Gross: $106.61M
Week 15 $10,854, Week 17 $5,208, Week 18 $3,688
15. Benny & Joon (1993)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Votes: 51,607 | Gross: $23.20M
Week 16 $8,051
16. Dave (1993)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place.
Votes: 45,736 | Gross: $63.27M
Week 19 $6,326
17. Posse (1993)
R | 111 min | Western
A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father.
Votes: 3,672 | Gross: $18.29M
Week 20 $5,597
18. Sliver (1993)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A woman moves into an exclusive New York City apartment building, which she soon discovers houses tenants with all manner of shocking secrets.
Votes: 26,415 | Gross: $36.30M
Week 21 $5,799
19. Cliffhanger (1993)
R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.
Votes: 111,120 | Gross: $84.05M
Week 22 $8,768
20. Menace II Society (1993)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.
Votes: 46,601 | Gross: $27.90M
Week 23 $6,443
21. Jurassic Park (1993)
PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
Votes: 780,873 | Gross: $402.45M
Week 24 $19,561, Week 25 $15,780, Week 26 $11,330
22. The Firm (1993)
R | 154 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.
Votes: 105,789 | Gross: $158.35M
Week 27 $13,571
23. In the Line of Fire (1993)
R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.
Votes: 84,925 | Gross: $102.31M
Week 28 $8,023, Week 29 $6,250
24. Poetic Justice (1993)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
Votes: 11,196 | Gross: $27.52M
Week 30 $9,213
25. Rising Sun (1993)
R | 129 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When an escort girl is found dead in the offices of a Japanese company in Los Angeles, detectives Web Smith and John Connor act as liaison between the company's executives and the investigating cop Tom Graham.
Votes: 39,478 | Gross: $63.10M
Week 31 $10,063
26. The Fugitive (1993)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt led by a seasoned U.S. Marshal.
Votes: 244,885 | Gross: $183.88M
Week 32 $10,153, Week 33 $9,491, Week 34 $7,599, Week 35 $5,980, Week 36 $7,109, Week 37 $3,503
27. The Age of Innocence (1993)
PG | 139 min | Drama, Romance
A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Votes: 44,090 | Gross: $32.20M
Week 38 $27,919
28. The Joy Luck Club (1993)
R | 139 min | Drama
The life histories of four Asian women and their daughters reflect and guide each other.
Votes: 14,048 | Gross: $32.86M
Week 39 $15,363, Week 40 $8,337, Week 41 $8,624, Week 42 $6,261
29. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.
Votes: 267,926 | Gross: $75.08M
Week 43 $11,074, Week 44 $4,965, Week 45 $4,598
30. My Life (1993)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama
A terminally ill man prepares for his death.
Votes: 9,758 | Gross: $27.48M
Week 46 $6,920
31. The Piano (1993)
R | 121 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.
Votes: 72,975 | Gross: $40.16M
Week 47 $15,175
32. Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.
Votes: 219,842 | Gross: $219.20M
Week 48 $12,753, Week 49 $8,781, Week 53 $7,030
33. Wayne's World 2 (1993)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Music
The inseparable duo try to organize a rock concert while Wayne must fend off a record producer who has an eye for his girlfriend.
Votes: 71,585 | Gross: $48.20M
Week 50 $5,631
34. The Pelican Brief (1993)
PG-13 | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.
Votes: 69,878 | Gross: $100.77M
Week 51 $8,461
35. Schindler's List (1993)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
Votes: 1,084,322 | Gross: $96.07M
Week 52 $17,349