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All Time Box Office


TOP GROSSING MOVIES THAT NEVER HIT
#1, THE TOP 5 OR TOP 10*

1982–Present


Note: This chart shows the top 150 movies regardless of sorting.
RankOR^Title (click to view)StudioTop
Rank
Release
Gross**
Year^
1 647 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax 13 $91,661,252 2002
2 693 Everest (IMAX) MFF 11 $87,178,599 1998
3 1,128 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV 11 $60,655,420 2000^
4 1,317 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax 16 $53,329,858 1998
5 1,545 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB 16 $46,093,372 2006
6 1,556 Hubble 3D WB 17 $45,709,472 2010
7 1,589 The Artist Wein. 11 $44,671,682 2011
8 1,737 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) Imax 13 $40,593,486 1998
9 1,976 In the Bedroom Mira. 12 $35,930,604 2001
10 2,064 The Reader Wein. 12 $34,194,407 2008
11 2,066 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax 19 $34,130,219 2005
12 2,128 Under the Sea 3D WB 18 $32,913,745 2009
13 2,153 The Pianist Focus 11 $32,572,577 2002
14 2,234 Monster's Ball Lions 12 $31,273,922 2001
15 2,294 The Great Debaters MGM/W 11 $30,236,407 2007
16 2,315 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
17 2,370 Capote SPC 13 $28,750,530 2005
18 2,476 Garden State FoxS 11 $26,782,316 2004
19 2,506 The Wrestler FoxS 14 $26,238,243 2008
20 2,522 Howards End SPC 13 $25,966,555 1992
22 2,619 Waking Ned Devine FoxS 12 $24,792,251 1998
23 2,676 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE 17 $23,746,066 2007
24 2,677 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB 18 $23,744,849 2011
25 2,678 Boyhood IFC 11 $23,721,469 2014
26 2,695 Hotel Rwanda UA 14 $23,530,892 2004
27 2,722 Match Point DW 13 $23,151,529 2005
28 2,738 Revolutionary Road ParV 12 $22,911,480 2008
29 2,760 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. 11 $22,549,338 1993
30 2,768 Adaptation. Sony 14 $22,498,520 2002
31 2,809 Il Postino Mira. 17 $21,848,932 1995
32 2,827 Like Water for Chocolate Mira. - $21,665,468 1993
33 2,834 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB 11 $21,583,831 2004
34 2,836 Bowling for Columbine UA 11 $21,576,018 2002
35 2,841 The Way, Way Back FoxS 11 $21,506,546 2013
36 2,907 A Room with a View Cinc - $20,966,644 1986
37 2,918 Whale Rider NM 13 $20,779,666 2003
38 3,014 The Pledge WB 11 $19,733,089 2001
39 3,043 The Producers Uni. 12 $19,398,532 2005
40 3,064 Mother (1996) Par. 11 $19,145,198 1996
41 3,073 Bugs! (IMAX) SK 22 $19,063,544 2003
42 3,076 The Impossible LG/S 14 $19,019,882 2012
43 3,096 Thrill Ride (IMAX) SPC 43 $18,798,590 1997
44 3,105 Becoming Jane Mira. 11 $18,670,946 2007
45 3,108 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) Imax 14 $18,650,521 2000
46 3,114 Frost/Nixon Uni. 16 $18,622,031 2008
47 3,131 Quartet Wein. 13 $18,390,117 2013
48 3,133 Into the Wild ParV 14 $18,354,356 2007
49 3,136 127 Hours FoxS 11 $18,335,230 2010
50 3,143 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax 32 $18,280,768 1999
51 3,194 Nebraska Par. 13 $17,654,912 2013
52 3,201 The Last King of Scotland FoxS 17 $17,606,684 2006
53 3,215 Notes on a Scandal FoxS 13 $17,510,118 2006
54 3,248 The Mission WB 11 $17,218,023 1986
55 3,269 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV 13 $17,040,871 2003
56 3,272 The Hurt Locker Sum. 13 $17,017,811 2009
57 3,312 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav 27 $16,621,530 2005
58 3,321 Trainspotting Mira. 13 $16,491,080 1996
59 3,341 21 Grams Focus 14 $16,290,476 2003
60 3,345 Black Christmas (2006) MGM/W 13 $16,273,581 2006
61 3,353 Wolf Creek W/Dim. 11 $16,188,180 2005
62 3,378 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) SPC 54 $16,015,639 1995
63 3,392 Far From Heaven Focus 11 $15,901,849 2002
64 3,393 Gorky Park Orion 11 $15,856,028 1983
65 3,396 The Kite Runner ParV 13 $15,800,078 2007
67 3,416 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) SPC 19 $15,627,434 2000
68 3,424 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
69 3,429 The Ghost Writer Sum. 11 $15,541,549 2010
70 3,431 In America FoxS 15 $15,539,656 2003
71 3,459 The Madness of King George Gold. 11 $15,238,689 1994
72 3,484 Wings of Courage (IMAX) SPC 59 $15,054,636 1995
73 3,508 Last Chance Harvey Over. 13 $14,889,042 2008
74 3,534 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
75 3,538 My Week with Marilyn Wein. 12 $14,600,347 2011
76 3,560 America (2014) LGF 11 $14,444,502 2014
77 3,578 The Mosquito Coast WB 11 $14,302,779 1986
78 3,604 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB 18 $14,113,730 2012
79 3,608 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
80 3,627 Stand and Deliver WB 13 $13,994,920 1988
81 3,635 Monsoon Wedding USA 16 $13,885,966 2002
82 3,641 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
83 3,644 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. 12 $13,816,982 2008
84 3,648 Letters from Iwo Jima WB 14 $13,756,082 2006
85 3,650 Broken Flowers Focus 12 $13,744,960 2005
86 3,655 The Wings of the Dove Mira. 13 $13,692,848 1997
87 3,658 Nixon BV 13 $13,681,765 1995
88 3,664 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav 30 $13,651,656 2001
89 3,672 The Namesake FoxS 12 $13,569,248 2007
90 3,678 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) Imax 31 $13,485,455 1998
91 3,679 De-Lovely UA 13 $13,456,633 2004
92 3,684 Secrets & Lies Oct. 20 $13,417,292 1996
93 3,687 Solarmax Hel. 56 $13,400,161 2000
94 3,690 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. 11 $13,383,747 1994
95 3,699 The Tree of Life FoxS 11 $13,303,319 2011
96 3,715 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS 12 $13,235,319 2013
97 3,734 25th Hour BV 11 $13,084,595 2002
98 3,739 How to Eat Fried Worms NL 11 $13,040,527 2006
99 3,740 House of Sand and Fog DW 13 $13,040,288 2003
100 3,741 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
101 3,742 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka UA 12 $13,030,057 1988
102 3,751 The Quiet American Mira. 17 $12,988,801 2002
103 3,760 Volver SPC 19 $12,899,867 2006
104 3,770 Anna Karenina Focus 12 $12,816,367 2012
105 3,774 Rachel Getting Married SPC 14 $12,796,841 2008
106 3,775 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS 12 $12,795,746 2012
107 3,785 The New World NL 11 $12,712,093 2005
108 3,787 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. 15 $12,665,721 2006
109 3,798 An Education SPC 14 $12,574,914 2009
110 3,807 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Par. 11 $12,512,862 2012
111 3,814 Extreme (IMAX) Imax 26 $12,475,172 1999
112 3,819 People Like Us BV 11 $12,434,778 2012
113 3,822 Lone Star SPC 12 $12,408,986 1996
114 3,832 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus 11 $12,313,694 2008
115 3,845 Barney's Great Adventure Poly 11 $12,218,638 1998
116 3,850 Saving Grace FL 12 $12,178,602 2000
117 3,867 In Dreams DW 11 $12,017,369 1999
118 3,868 The Gift ParC 13 $12,008,642 2000
119 3,824 Cinema Paradiso Mira. 11 $11,990,401 1990^
120 3,880 Deathstalker NW 12 $11,919,250 1983
121 3,882 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS 13 $11,902,715 2007
122 3,885 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
123 3,891 Bloodsport Can. 16 $11,806,119 1988
124 3,897 Strictly Ballroom Mira. 13 $11,738,022 1993
125 3,905 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions 17 $11,670,971 2003
126 3,915 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriS 12 $11,585,483 1993
127 3,923 Pump Up the Volume NL 12 $11,541,758 1990
128 3,924 Boys Don't Cry FoxS 16 $11,540,607 1999
129 3,926 The Conspirator RAtt. 11 $11,538,204 2011
130 3,945 The Shipping News Mira. 16 $11,434,216 2001
131 3,953 Balto Uni. 13 $11,348,324 1995
132 3,955 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS 13 $11,330,911 1993
133 3,957 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
134 3,959 Casanova BV 12 $11,304,403 2005
135 3,961 Ready to Wear Mira. 13 $11,300,653 1994
136 3,963 The Lives of Others SPC 15 $11,286,112 2007
137 3,967 Brotherhood of the Wolf Uni. 16 $11,260,096 2002
138 3,968 Cyberworld 3-D (IMAX) Imax 18 $11,253,900 2000
139 3,970 Jane Eyre Focus 13 $11,242,660 2011
140 3,972 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. 20 $11,220,670 1994
141 3,980 V.I. Warshawski BV 11 $11,128,309 1991
142 3,983 Big Trouble in Little China Fox 12 $11,100,000 1986
143 3,991 House of Flying Daggers SPC 15 $11,050,094 2004
144 3,992 Mrs. Henderson Presents Wein. 17 $11,036,366 2005
145 3,997 The Young Victoria App. 15 $11,001,272 2009
146 4,003 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) GSF 25 $10,994,028 2002
147 4,009 What the #$*! Do We Know?! CLD 17 $10,942,306 2004
148 3,938 Das Boot Col. - $10,915,250 1982^
150 4,019 The End of the Affair Sony 16 $10,827,816 1999

CHART NOTES
* Movies that never hit the top 10 on the weekend charts in a single release.
# Overall all time rank (rank includes multple releases, if any).
** Additional releases, if any, are not included in the gross total.
^ Indicates the movie has multiple theatrical releases.

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