List of 1993 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 1993.

# Weekend end date Film Box office[1] Notes
1 January 3, 1993 Aladdin $15,642,073 Aladdin reached #1 in its fifth weekend of release.
2 January 10, 1993 A Few Good Men $9,012,668 A Few Good Men reclaimed #1 in its fifth weekend of release.
3 January 18, 19934-day weekend Aladdin $10,920,346 Aladdin reclaimed #1 in seventh weekend of release.
4 January 24, 1993 Aladdin $7,438,690
5 January 31, 1993 Aladdin $6,319,917
6 February 7, 1993 Loaded Weapon 1 $9,202,722
7 February 15, 19934-day weekend Groundhog Day $14,652,108
8 February 21, 1993 Groundhog Day $9,330,577
9 February 28, 1993 Falling Down $8,724,452
10 March 7, 1993 Falling Down $7,625,100
11 March 14, 1993 CB4 $6,122,450
12 March 21, 1993 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III $12,419,597
13 March 28, 1993 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III $7,405,465
14 April 4, 1993 Cop and a Half $6,027,285
15 April 11, 1993 Indecent Proposal $18,387,632 Indecent Proposal broke Pet Sematary's record ($12,0 million) for highest weekend debut in April.
16 April 18, 1993 Indecent Proposal $14,724,600
17 April 25, 1993 Indecent Proposal $10,010,763
18 May 2, 1993 Indecent Proposal $7,089,915
19 May 9, 1993 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story $10,019,970
20 May 16, 1993 Dave $8,506,834 Dave reached #1 in its second weekend of release.
21 May 23, 1993 Sliver $12,138,283
22 May 31, 19934-day weekend Cliffhanger $20,458,022
23 June 6, 1993 Cliffhanger $12,152,400
24 June 13, 1993 Jurassic Park $47,026,828 Jurassic Park had the highest weekend debut of 1993.
25 June 20, 1993 Jurassic Park $38,455,860
26 June 27, 1993 Jurassic Park $27,690,520
27 July 5, 19934-day weekend The Firm $32,476,785
28 July 11, 1993 The Firm $17,937,098
29 July 18, 1993 The Firm $13,281,416
30 July 25, 1993 Poetic Justice $11,728,455
31 August 1, 1993 Rising Sun $15,195,941
32 August 8, 1993 The Fugitive $23,758,855
33 August 15, 1993 The Fugitive $22,438,277
34 August 22, 1993 The Fugitive $18,148,331
35 August 29, 1993 The Fugitive $14,502,865
36 September 6, 19934-day weekend The Fugitive $17,239,413
37 September 12, 1993 The Fugitive $8,316,440
38 September 19, 1993 Striking Distance $8,705,808
39 September 26, 1993 The Good Son $12,520,305
40 October 3, 1993 Malice $9,232,650
41 October 11, 19934-day weekend Demolition Man $15,973,850
42 October 17, 1993 Demolition Man $10,284,335
43 October 24, 1993 The Beverly Hillbillies $7,178,556 The Beverly Hillbilles reached #1 in its second weekend of release.
44 October 31, 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas $8,212,477
45 November 7, 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas $7,684,284
46 November 14, 1993 The Three Musketeers $10,621,992
47 November 21, 1993 Addams Family Values $14,117,545
48 November 28, 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire $20,468,847
49 December 5, 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire $14,735,459
50 December 12, 1993 Wayne's World 2 $13,516,699
51 December 19, 1993 The Pelican Brief $16,864,404
52 December 26, 1993 The Pelican Brief $11,124,936
53 January 2, 1994 Mrs. Doubtfire $16,346,568 Mrs. Doubtfire reclaimed #1 in its sixth weekend of release.

Highest-grossing films[edit]

Highest-grossing films of 1993[2]
Rank Title Studio Stars Director Gross
1. Jurassic Park* Universal/Amblin Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Bob Peck, Martin Ferrero, Joseph Mazzello, Ariana Richards, Wayne Knight, Samuel L. Jackson and Richard Attenborough Steven Spielberg $402,453,882
2. Mrs. Doubtfire 20th Century Fox Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Lisa Jakub, Matthew Lawrence, Mara Wilson, Harvey Fierstein, Scott Capurro and Robert Prosky Chris Columbus $219,195,243
3. The Fugitive Warner Bros. Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones Andrew Davis $183,875,760
4. The Firm Paramount Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Holly Hunter, Ed Harris and Gary Busey Sydney Pollack $158,348,367
5. Sleepless in Seattle TriStar Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Bill Pullman, Ross Malinger, Rosie O'Donnell, Rita Wilson and Rob Reiner Nora Ephron $126,680,884
6. Indecent Proposal Paramount Robert Redford, Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson Adrian Lyne $106,614,059
7. In the Line of Fire Columbia Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo and Dylan McDermott Wolfgang Petersen $102,314,823
8. The Pelican Brief Warner Bros. Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard, Tony Goldwyn, Robert Culp, James B. Sikking, John Lithgow, Stanley Tucci and William Atherton Alan J. Pakula $100,768,056
9. Schindler's List Universal/Amblin Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley and Ralph Fiennes Steven Spielberg $96,065,768
10. Cliffhanger TriStar/Carolco Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker and Janine Turner Renny Harlin $84,049,211
11. Free Willy Warner Bros. Jason James Richter, Lori Petty, Jayne Atkinson, August Schellenberg and Michael Madsen Simon Wincer $77,698,625
12. Philadelphia TriStar Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Antonio Banderas, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen and Joanne Woodward Jonathan Demme $77,446,440
13. Groundhog Day Columbia Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott and Stephen Tobolowsky Harold Ramis $70,906,973
14. Grumpy Old Men Warner Bros. Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Daryl Hannah and Kevin Pollak Donald Petrie $70,172,621
15. Cool Runnings Walt Disney Pictures Leon, Doug E. Doug and John Candy Jon Turteltaub $68,856,263
16. Dave Warner Bros. Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Kevin Dunn, Ving Rhames and Ben Kingsley Ivan Reitman $63,270,710
17. Rising Sun 20th Century Fox Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Kevin Anderson, Mako, Tia Carrere, Ray Wise and Stan Shaw Philip Kaufman $63,179,523
18. Demolition Man Warner Bros. Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock, Nigel Hawthorne, Benjamin Bratt, Bob Gunton, Denis Leary and Glenn Shadix Marco Brambilla $58,055,768
19. Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Touchstone Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy and James Coburn Bill Duke $57,319,029
20. Tombstone Hollywood Pictures Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Michael Biehn, Powers Boothe, Robert John Burke, Dana Delany, Sam Elliott, Stephen Lang, Joanna Pacula, Bill Paxton, Jason Priestley, Michael Rooker, Jon Tenney, Billy Zane and Charlton Heston George P. Cosmatos $56,505,065

(*) Includes theatrical reissue(s).

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