List of 1992 box office number-one films in the United States

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This is a list of films which have placed number one at the weekend box office in the United States during 1992.

# Weekend end date Film Box office[1] Notes
1 January 5, 1992 Hook $11,472,860
2 January 12, 1992 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle $7,675,016
3 January 20, 19924-day weekend The Hand That Rocks the Cradle $11,839,246
4 January 26, 1992 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle $8,007,691
5 February 2, 1992 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle $8,120,455
6 February 9, 1992 Medicine Man $8,494,271
7 February 17, 19924-day weekend Wayne's World $18,122,710
8 February 23, 1992 Wayne's World $11,812,944
9 March 1, 1992 Wayne's World $9,641,720
10 March 8, 1992 Wayne's World $8,371,600
11 March 15, 1992 Wayne's World $8,430,398
12 March 22, 1992 Basic Instinct $15,129,385
13 March 29, 1992 White Men Can't Jump $14,711,124
14 April 5, 1992 White Men Can't Jump $10,188,583
15 April 12, 1992 Sleepwalkers $10,017,354
16 April 19, 1992 Basic Instinct $6,653,950 Basic Instinct reclaimed #1 in fifth weekend of release.
17 April 26, 1992 Basic Instinct $5,355,420
18 May 3, 1992 Basic Instinct $4,042,740
19 May 10, 1992 Basic Instinct $4,012,920
20 May 17, 1992 Lethal Weapon 3 $33,243,086 Lethal Weapon 3 broke Terminator 2: Judgment Day '​s record ($31.7 million) for highest weekend debut for a R-rated film.
21 May 25, 19924-day weekend Lethal Weapon 3 $27,567,462 In second place, Alien 3 '​s opening ($23.1 million) broke Sleeping with the Enemy '​s record ($13.7 million) for highest weekend debut for a film featuring a female protagonist.
22 May 31, 1992 Lethal Weapon 3 $15,420,806
23 June 7, 1992 Patriot Games $18,511,191
24 June 14, 1992 Patriot Games $11,208,134
25 June 21, 1992 Batman Returns $45,687,711 Batman Returns had the highest weekend debut of 1992 and broke Batman '​s record ($40.4 million) for highest weekend debut for a superhero film.
26 June 28, 1992 Batman Returns $25,425,426
27 July 5, 1992 Batman Returns $13,823,658
28 July 12, 1992 A League of Their Own $11,660,303 A League of Their Own reached #1 in its second weekend of release.
29 July 19, 1992 Honey, I Blew Up the Kid $11,083,318
30 July 26, 1992 Mo' Money $12,385,415
31 August 2, 1992 Death Becomes Her $12,110,355
32 August 9, 1992 Unforgiven $15,018,007
33 August 16, 1992 Unforgiven $11,374,018
34 August 23, 1992 Unforgiven $7,741,277
35 August 30, 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas $7,318,157
36 September 7, 19924-day weekend Honeymoon in Vegas $9,170,428
37 September 13, 1992 Sneakers $10,031,145
38 September 20, 1992 Sneakers $8,112,395
39 September 27, 1992 The Last of the Mohicans $10,976,661
40 October 4, 1992 The Last of the Mohicans $9,653,376
41 October 12, 19924-day weekend Under Siege $15,760,003
42 October 18, 1992 Under Siege $11,151,874
43 October 25, 1992 Under Siege $9,024,560
44 November 1, 1992 Under Siege $6,195,221
45 November 8, 1992 Passenger 57 $10,513,925
46 November 15, 1992 Dracula $30,521,679 Dracula broke Fright Night '​s record ($6.11 million) for highest weekend debut for a vampire film and Hook '​s record ($13.5 million) for highest weekend debut for a film released during the Friday the 13th weekend.
47 November 22, 1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York $31,126,882
48 November 29, 1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York $28,616,454
49 December 6, 1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York $12,425,234
50 December 13, 1992 A Few Good Men $15,517,468
51 December 20, 1992 A Few Good Men $11,145,377
52 December 27, 1992 A Few Good Men $13,608,117

Highest-grossing films[edit]

Rank Title Studio Actors Director Gross[2]
1. Aladdin Disney voices of Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Jonathan Freeman, Linda Larkin, Frank Welker, Gilbert Gottfried and Douglas Seale Ron Clements and John Musker $217,350,219
2. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York 20th Century Fox Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Catherine O'Hara, Tim Curry, Brenda Fricker, Eddie Bracken, Rob Schneider and Dana Ivey Chris Columbus $173,585,516
3. Batman Returns Warner Bros./PolyGram Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Michael Gough and Pat Hingle Tim Burton $162,831,698
4. Lethal Weapon 3 Warner Bros. Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci and Rene Russo Richard Donner $144,731,527
5. A Few Good Men Columbia/Castle Rock Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon, Kevin Pollak and Kiefer Sutherland Rob Reiner $141,340,178
6. Sister Act Touchstone Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy and Harvey Keitel Emile Ardolino $139,605,150
7. The Bodyguard* Warner Bros. Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston Mick Jackson $122,006,740
8. Wayne's World Paramount Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe and Tia Carrere Penelope Spheeris $121,697,323
9. Basic Instinct TriStar/Carolco Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, Jeanne Tripplehorn, George Dzundza and Wayne Knight Paul Verhoeven $117,727,224
10. A League of Their Own Columbia Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Madonna, Lori Petty and Rosie O'Donnell Penny Marshall $107,533,928
11. Unforgiven Warner Bros. Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman and Richard Harris Clint Eastwood $101,157,447
12. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Hollywood/Interscope Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay, Ernie Hudson, Matt McCoy, Julianne Moore, John de Lancie and Madeline Zima Curtis Hanson $88,036,683
13. Under Siege Warner Bros. Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey and Erika Eleniak Andrew Davis $83,563,139
14. Patriot Games Paramount Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin, Sean Bean, Thora Birch, Polly Walker, James Earl Jones and Richard Harris Phillip Noyce $83,351,587
15. Bram Stoker's Dracula Columbia Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, Anthony Hopkins, Richard E. Grant, Cary Elwes and Billy Campbell Francis Ford Coppola $82,522,790
16. White Men Can't Jump 20th Century Fox Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson and Rosie Perez Ron Shelton $76,253,806
17. The Last of the Mohicans 20th Century Fox Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe and Jodhi May Michael Mann $75,505,856
18. Boomerang Paramount Eddie Murphy, Halle Berry, Robin Givens, David Alan Grier, Martin Lawrence, Grace Jones, Geoffrey Holder and Eartha Kitt Reginald Hudlin $70,052,444
19. Scent of a Woman Universal Al Pacino, Chris O'Donnell, James Rebhorn, Gabrielle Anwar and Philip Seymour Hoffman Martin Brest $63,095,253
20. The Crying Game Miramax/Palace/Channel Four Stephen Rea, Miranda Richardson, Jaye Davidson and Forest Whitaker Neil Jordan $62,548,947

(*) Includes theatrical reissues.

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