1989 in film

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List of years in film (table)
In home video
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
In television
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992

The year 1989 involved many significant films.

Highest-grossing films[edit]

The top ten films released in 1989 by worldwide gross are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1989[1]
Rank Title Studio Worldwide gross
1. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Paramount Pictures / Lucasfilm $474,171,806
2. Batman Warner Bros. / PolyGram $411,348,924
3. Back to the Future Part II Universal Pictures $331,950,002
4. Look Who's Talking TriStar Pictures $296,999,813
5. Dead Poets Society Touchstone Pictures $235,860,116
6. Lethal Weapon 2 Warner Bros. $227,853,986
7. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Walt Disney Pictures $222,724,172
8. Ghostbusters II Columbia Pictures $215,394,738
9. The Little Mermaid Walt Disney Pictures $184,155,863
10. Born on the Fourth of July Universal Pictures $161,001,698

Events[edit]

Awards[edit]

Category/Organization 47th Golden Globe Awards
January 20, 1990
62nd Academy Awards
March 26, 1990
43rd BAFTA Awards
1990
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film Born on the Fourth of July Driving Miss Daisy Dead Poets Society
Best Director Oliver Stone
Born on the Fourth of July
Kenneth Branagh
Henry V
Best Actor Tom Cruise
Born on the Fourth of July
Morgan Freeman
Driving Miss Daisy
Daniel Day-Lewis
My Left Foot
Best Actress Michelle Pfeiffer
The Fabulous Baker Boys
Jessica Tandy
Driving Miss Daisy
Pauline Collins
Shirley Valentine
Best Supporting Actor Denzel Washington
Glory
Ray McAnally
My Left Foot
Best Supporting Actress Julia Roberts
Steel Magnolias
Brenda Fricker
My Left Foot
Michelle Pfeiffer
Dangerous Liaisons
Best Screenplay, Adapted Ron Kovic and Oliver Stone
Born on the Fourth of July
Alfred Uhry
Driving Miss Daisy
Christopher Hampton
Dangerous Liaisons
Best Screenplay, Original Tom Schulman
Dead Poets Society
Nora Ephron
When Harry Met Sally...
Best Original Score The Little Mermaid
Alan Menken
Dead Poets Society
Maurice Jarre
Best Original Song "Under the Sea"
The Little Mermaid
N/A
Best Foreign Language Film Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) Life and Nothing But

Notable films released in 1989[edit]

U.S.A. unless stated

A-D[edit]

A

B

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E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L-Q[edit]

L

M

N

O

P

R-Z[edit]

R

S

T

U-V

W

XYZ

Wide-release films[edit]

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See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1989 Worldwide Grosses". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 1, 2014.