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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.
RowRankOR^Title (click to view)StudioTop
Rank
Release
Gross**
Year^
1 68 3,465 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
2 147 4,038 Mrs. Henderson Presents Weinstein Company 17 $11,036,366 2005
3 76 3,602 Big Eyes Weinstein Company 14 $14,444,602 2014
4 75 3,580 My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company 12 $14,600,347 2011
5 47 3,171 Quartet Weinstein Company 13 $18,390,117 2013
6 11 2,098 The Reader Weinstein Company 12 $34,194,407 2008
7 7 1,617 The Artist Weinstein Company 11 $44,671,682 2011
8 61 3,394 Wolf Creek Weinstein / Dimension 11 $16,188,180 2005
9 85 3,692 Letters from Iwo Jima Warner Bros. 14 $13,756,082 2006
10 81 3,671 Stand and Deliver Warner Bros. 13 $13,994,920 1988
11 79 3,637 To the Arctic (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $14,198,636 2012
12 78 3,621 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. 11 $14,302,779 1986
13 54 3,289 The Mission Warner Bros. 11 $17,218,023 1986
14 38 3,053 The Pledge Warner Bros. 11 $19,733,089 2001
15 33 2,871 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Warner Bros. 11 $21,583,831 2004
16 24 2,709 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $23,862,402 2011
17 10 2,009 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. 18 $35,916,045 2009
18 6 1,573 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. 16 $46,097,386 2006
19 5 1,565 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. 17 $46,370,134 2010
20 82 3,679 Monsoon Wedding USA Films 16 $13,885,966 2002
21 140 4,013 Brotherhood of the Wolf Universal 16 $11,260,096 2002
22 134 3,999 Balto Universal 13 $11,348,324 1995
23 46 3,154 Frost/Nixon Universal 16 $18,622,031 2008
24 39 3,082 The Producers Universal 12 $19,398,532 2005
25 102 3,785 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka United Artists 12 $13,030,057 1988
26 92 3,723 De-Lovely United Artists 13 $13,456,633 2004
27 34 2,873 Bowling for Columbine United Artists 11 $21,576,018 2002
28 26 2,730 Hotel Rwanda United Artists 14 $23,530,892 2004
29 135 4,001 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriStar 13 $11,330,911 1993
30 129 3,961 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriStar 12 $11,585,483 1993
31 84 3,688 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment 12 $13,816,982 2008
32 69 3,470 The Ghost Writer Summit Entertainment 11 $15,541,549 2010
33 56 3,312 The Hurt Locker Summit Entertainment 13 $17,017,811 2009
34 146 4,037 House of Flying Daggers Sony Classics 15 $11,050,094 2004
35 139 4,009 The Lives of Others Sony Classics 15 $11,286,112 2007
36 119 3,905 Foxcatcher Sony Classics 13 $12,059,600 2014
37 116 3,883 Whiplash Sony Classics 16 $12,265,000 2014
38 114 3,864 Lone Star Sony Classics 12 $12,408,986 1996
39 110 3,840 An Education Sony Classics 14 $12,574,914 2009
40 106 3,816 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics 14 $12,796,841 2008
41 104 3,802 Volver Sony Classics 19 $12,899,867 2006
42 72 3,525 Wings of Courage (IMAX) Sony Classics 59 $15,054,636 1995
43 67 3,457 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) Sony Classics 19 $15,627,434 2000
44 62 3,419 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) Sony Classics 54 $16,015,639 1995
45 43 3,135 Thrill Ride (IMAX) Sony Classics 43 $18,798,590 1997
46 20 2,556 Howards End Sony Classics 13 $25,966,555 1992
47 17 2,404 Capote Sony Classics 13 $28,750,530 2005
48 30 2,803 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia 14 $22,498,520 2002
49 41 3,112 Bugs! (IMAX) SK Films 22 $19,063,544 2003
50 71 3,500 The Madness of King George Samuel Goldwyn 11 $15,238,689 1994
51 29 2,795 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn 11 $22,549,338 1993
52 132 3,972 The Conspirator Roadside Attractions 11 $11,538,204 2011
53 117 3,888 Barney's Great Adventure PolyGram 11 $12,218,638 1998
54 65 3,437 The Kite Runner Paramount Vantage 13 $15,800,078 2007
55 48 3,173 Into the Wild Paramount Vantage 14 $18,354,356 2007
56 28 2,773 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage 12 $22,911,480 2008
57 121 3,913 The Gift Paramount Classics 13 $12,008,642 2000
58 111 3,849 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Paramount 11 $12,512,862 2012
59 51 3,233 Nebraska Paramount 13 $17,654,912 2013
60 40 3,103 Mother (1996) Paramount 11 $19,145,198 1996
61 73 3,549 Last Chance Harvey Overture Films 13 $14,889,042 2008
62 64 3,434 Gorky Park Orion Pictures 11 $15,856,028 1983
63 93 3,728 Secrets & Lies October 20 $13,417,292 1996
64 37 2,955 Whale Rider Newmarket 13 $20,779,666 2003
65 123 3,926 Deathstalker New World 12 $11,919,250 1983
66 130 3,969 Pump Up the Volume New Line 12 $11,541,758 1990
67 108 3,827 The New World New Line 11 $12,712,093 2005
68 99 3,782 How to Eat Fried Worms New Line 11 $13,040,527 2006
69 25 2,713 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment 17 $23,746,066 2007
70 89 3,708 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave 30 $13,651,656 2001
71 57 3,353 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) N Wave 27 $16,621,530 2005
72 138 4,007 Ready to Wear Miramax 13 $11,300,653 1994
73 133 3,991 The Shipping News Miramax 16 $11,434,216 2001
74 127 3,943 Strictly Ballroom Miramax 13 $11,738,022 1993
75 122 3,866 Cinema Paradiso Miramax 11 $11,990,401 1990^
76 103 3,794 The Quiet American Miramax 17 $12,988,801 2002
77 95 3,734 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax 11 $13,383,747 1994
78 87 3,699 The Wings of the Dove Miramax 13 $13,692,848 1997
79 58 3,362 Trainspotting Miramax 13 $16,491,080 1996
80 44 3,145 Becoming Jane Miramax 11 $18,670,946 2007
81 32 2,864 Like Water for Chocolate Miramax - $21,665,468 1993
82 31 2,846 Il Postino Miramax 17 $21,848,932 1995
83 9 2,006 In the Bedroom Miramax 12 $35,930,604 2001
84 60 3,386 Black Christmas (2006) MGM (Weinstein) 13 $16,273,581 2006
85 15 2,328 The Great Debaters MGM (Weinstein) 11 $30,236,407 2007
86 136 4,003 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
87 80 3,651 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
88 74 3,575 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
89 2 704 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films 11 $87,178,599 1998
90 42 3,115 The Impossible Lionsgate/Summit 14 $19,019,882 2012
91 77 3,603 America (2014) Lionsgate 11 $14,444,502 2014
92 128 3,951 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions Gate 17 $11,670,971 2003
93 14 2,268 Monster's Ball Lions Gate 12 $31,273,922 2001
94 141 4,014 Cyberworld 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 18 $11,253,900 2000
95 112 3,856 Extreme (IMAX) IMAX 26 $12,475,172 1999
96 91 3,722 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) IMAX 31 $13,485,455 1998
97 49 3,174 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX 32 $18,352,194 1999
98 45 3,148 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) IMAX 14 $18,650,521 2000
99 12 2,099 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX 19 $34,135,538 2005
100 8 1,766 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) IMAX 13 $40,593,486 1998
101 4 1,338 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX 16 $53,346,750 1998
102 1 657 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 13 $92,165,012 2002
103 83 3,685 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
104 22 2,609 Boyhood IFC 11 $25,359,200 2014
105 94 3,731 Solarmax Heliograph 56 $13,400,161 2000
106 143 4,018 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gramercy 20 $11,220,670 1994
107 149 4,049 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) Giant Screen Films 25 $10,994,028 2002
108 131 3,970 Boys Don't Cry Fox Searchlight 16 $11,540,607 1999
109 124 3,928 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight 13 $11,902,715 2007
110 107 3,817 Beasts of the Southern Wild Fox Searchlight 12 $12,795,746 2012
111 96 3,743 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight 11 $13,303,319 2011
112 90 3,716 The Namesake Fox Searchlight 12 $13,569,248 2007
113 70 3,472 In America Fox Searchlight 15 $15,539,656 2003
114 53 3,254 Notes on a Scandal Fox Searchlight 13 $17,510,118 2006
115 52 3,240 The Last King of Scotland Fox Searchlight 17 $17,606,684 2006
116 50 3,177 127 Hours Fox Searchlight 11 $18,335,230 2010
117 35 2,878 The Way, Way Back Fox Searchlight 11 $21,506,546 2013
118 23 2,655 Waking Ned Devine Fox Searchlight 12 $24,792,251 1998
119 19 2,542 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight 14 $26,238,243 2008
120 18 2,509 Garden State Fox Searchlight 11 $26,782,316 2004
121 145 4,029 Big Trouble in Little China Fox 12 $11,100,000 1986
122 125 3,931 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
123 101 3,784 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
124 16 2,350 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
125 142 4,016 Jane Eyre Focus Features 13 $11,242,660 2011
126 115 3,874 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus Features 11 $12,313,694 2008
127 105 3,812 Anna Karenina Focus Features 12 $12,816,367 2012
128 86 3,694 Broken Flowers Focus Features 12 $13,744,960 2005
129 63 3,433 Far From Heaven Focus Features 11 $15,901,849 2002
130 59 3,382 21 Grams Focus Features 14 $16,290,476 2003
131 13 2,186 The Pianist Focus Features 11 $32,572,577 2002
132 118 3,893 Saving Grace Fine Line 12 $12,178,602 2000
133 120 3,912 In Dreams DreamWorks 11 $12,017,369 1999
134 100 3,783 House of Sand and Fog DreamWorks 13 $13,040,288 2003
135 27 2,757 Match Point DreamWorks 13 $23,151,529 2005
136 36 2,944 A Room with a View Cinecom - $20,966,644 1986
137 97 3,759 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films 12 $13,235,319 2013
138 150 4,055 What the #$*! Do We Know?! Captured Light Distribution 17 $10,942,306 2004
139 126 3,937 Bloodsport Cannon Films 16 $11,806,119 1988
140 144 4,026 V.I. Warshawski Buena Vista 11 $11,128,309 1991
141 137 4,005 Casanova Buena Vista 12 $11,304,403 2005
142 113 3,861 People Like Us Buena Vista 11 $12,434,778 2012
143 98 3,777 25th Hour Buena Vista 11 $13,084,595 2002
144 88 3,702 Nixon Buena Vista 13 $13,681,765 1995
145 55 3,309 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) Buena Vista 13 $17,040,871 2003
146 3 1,149 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista 11 $60,655,420 2000^
147 148 4,043 The Young Victoria Apparition 15 $11,001,272 2009
148 109 3,829 Bon Cop, Bad Cop Alliance 15 $12,665,721 2006

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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