1994 Weekend Box Office Winners by Theater Averagesby connorpetterson | created - 3 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
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1. 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: 1,096,135 | Gross: $96.07M
Week 1 $15,137, Week 2 $14,185, Week 3 $9,930, Week 4 $8,657, Week 6 $6,015
2. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy
A goofy detective specializing in animals goes in search of the missing mascot of the Miami Dolphins.
Votes: 256,366 | Gross: $72.22M
Week 5 $6,922
3. On Deadly Ground (1994)
R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A mystical martial artist/environmental Agent takes on a ruthless oil corporation.
Votes: 20,845 | Gross: $38.59M
Week 7 $6,308
4. Sugar Hill (1993)
R | 123 min | Drama, Thriller
A drug dealer tries to get out of the life and start anew with his girlfriend, but the transition is tragically difficult.
Votes: 3,793 | Gross: $18.27M
Week 8 $6,760, Week 9 $4,026
5. Guarding Tess (1994)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
A former U.S. First Lady wants a particular Secret Service agent to head her bodyguard detail, even though he can't stand her.
Votes: 14,625 | Gross: $27.05M
Week 10 $4,413
6. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Crime
Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.
Votes: 89,553 | Gross: $51.13M
Week 11 $5,597
7. The Paper (1994)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
New York City tabloid Editor Henry is faced with tough decisions while he faces several serious life challenges, and a tempting job offer.
Votes: 12,061 | Gross: $38.82M
Week 12 $6,415
8. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.
Votes: 127,135 | Gross: $52.70M
Week 13 $8,481, Week 14 $7,145, Week 15 $5,773, Week 18 $3,426
9. The Inkwell (1994)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A shy, troubled young man who set his own house on fire and has an imaginary friend, is sent to a vineyard where he finds himself in the middle of his political-arguing, party-loving family and his love torn between two girls.
Votes: 1,251 | Gross: $8.88M
Week 16 $6,048
10. Martin Lawrence: You So Crazy (1994)
Unrated | 84 min | Documentary, Comedy
Stand up comedy by Martin Lawrence, filmed in the Majestic Theater in New York City. Martin Lawrence talks about everything from racism, to relationships, to his childhood.
Votes: 855 | Gross: $10.18M
Week 17 $6,047
11. The Crow (1994)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder.
Votes: 155,873 | Gross: $50.69M
Week 19 $7,485
12. Maverick (1994)
PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.
Votes: 95,350 | Gross: $101.63M
Week 20 $6,798
13. The Flintstones (1994)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
In a parallel modern-day Stone Age world, a working-class family, the Flintstones, are set up for an executive job. But they learn that money can't buy happiness.
Votes: 70,340 | Gross: $130.51M
Week 21 $14,885, Week 22 $7,255
14. Speed (1994)
R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A young police officer must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph.
Votes: 305,118 | Gross: $121.25M
Week 23 $6,761
15. The Lion King (1994)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.
Votes: 842,928 | Gross: $312.90M
Week 24 $793,377, Week 25 $16,022, Week 26 $13,363
16. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
Votes: 1,623,515 | Gross: $330.25M
Week 27 $15,329, Week 28 $11,978, Week 29 $10,468, Week 33 $5,044, Week 36 $2,941
17. The Mask (1994)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss is transformed into a manic superhero when he wears a mysterious mask.
Votes: 316,071 | Gross: $119.94M
Week 30 $9,795
18. Clear and Present Danger (1994)
PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Crime, Drama
CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Votes: 82,119 | Gross: $122.19M
Week 31 $8,556, Week 32 $6,561
19. Natural Born Killers (1994)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Votes: 200,805 | Gross: $50.28M
Week 34 $7,395, Week 35 $5,514
20. Timecop (1994)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Max Walker, an officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who's intent on changing the past to control the future.
Votes: 51,909 | Gross: $44.85M
Week 37 $5,415
21. Quiz Show (1994)
PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, History
A young lawyer, Richard Goodwin, investigates a potentially fixed game show. Charles Van Doren, a big time show winner, is under Goodwin's investigation.
Votes: 61,039 | Gross: $24.82M
Week 38 $13,358, Week 39 $7,665
22. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Votes: 2,113,038 | Gross: $28.34M
Week 40 $6,002
23. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster & his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,652,580 | Gross: $107.93M
Week 41 $6,959, Week 42 $5,634
24. Stargate (1994)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Votes: 166,167 | Gross: $71.57M
Week 43 $8,190, Week 44 $6,084
R | 123 min | Drama, Horror
A vampire tells his epic life story: love, betrayal, loneliness, and hunger.
Votes: 275,256 | Gross: $105.26M
Week 45 $13,975
26. Star Trek Generations (1994)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
With the help of long presumed dead Captain Kirk, Captain Picard must stop a renegade scientist willing to murder on a planetary scale in order to enter a space matrix.
Votes: 70,617 | Gross: $75.67M
Week 46 $8,694
27. The Santa Clause (1994)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.
Votes: 85,584 | Gross: $144.83M
Week 47 $9,007, Week 48 $4,882
28. Disclosure (1994)
R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller
A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
Votes: 42,738 | Gross: $83.02M
Week 49 $6,010
29. Dumb and Dumber (1994)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy
The cross-country adventures of 2 good-hearted but incredibly stupid friends.
Votes: 330,704 | Gross: $127.18M
Week 50 $6,687, Week 51 $6,310