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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 67 3,365 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
2 142 3,928 Mrs. Henderson Presents Weinstein Company 17 $11,036,366 2005
3 74 3,477 My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company 12 $14,600,347 2011
4 46 3,077 Quartet Weinstein Company 13 $18,390,117 2013
5 10 2,022 The Reader Weinstein Company 12 $34,194,407 2008
6 6 1,555 The Artist Weinstein Company 11 $44,671,682 2011
7 60 3,295 Wolf Creek Weinstein / Dimension 11 $16,188,180 2005
8 82 3,585 Letters from Iwo Jima Warner Bros. 14 $13,756,082 2006
9 78 3,569 To the Arctic (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $13,932,599 2012
10 77 3,564 Stand and Deliver Warner Bros. 13 $13,994,920 1988
11 75 3,516 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. 11 $14,302,779 1986
12 53 3,191 The Mission Warner Bros. 11 $17,218,023 1986
13 37 2,959 The Pledge Warner Bros. 11 $19,733,089 2001
14 32 2,780 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Warner Bros. 11 $21,583,831 2004
15 25 2,645 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $23,499,513 2011
16 13 2,118 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. 18 $32,421,189 2009
17 7 1,614 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. 17 $42,993,440 2010
18 5 1,511 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. 16 $46,054,494 2006
19 79 3,573 Monsoon Wedding USA Films 16 $13,885,966 2002
20 135 3,902 Brotherhood of the Wolf Universal 16 $11,260,096 2002
21 129 3,888 Balto Universal 13 $11,348,324 1995
22 45 3,060 Frost/Nixon Universal 16 $18,622,031 2008
23 38 2,989 The Producers Universal 12 $19,398,532 2005
24 99 3,678 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka United Artists 12 $13,030,057 1988
25 89 3,616 De-Lovely United Artists 13 $13,456,633 2004
26 33 2,782 Bowling for Columbine United Artists 11 $21,576,018 2002
27 24 2,641 Hotel Rwanda United Artists 14 $23,530,892 2004
28 130 3,890 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriStar 13 $11,330,911 1993
29 124 3,850 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriStar 12 $11,585,483 1993
30 81 3,582 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment 12 $13,816,982 2008
31 68 3,370 The Ghost Writer Summit Entertainment 11 $15,541,549 2010
32 55 3,214 The Hurt Locker Summit Entertainment 13 $17,017,811 2009
33 150 3,837 Winged Migration Sony Classics 17 $10,764,402 2003^
34 141 3,927 House of Flying Daggers Sony Classics 15 $11,050,094 2004
35 134 3,898 The Lives of Others Sony Classics 15 $11,286,112 2007
36 111 3,757 Lone Star Sony Classics 12 $12,408,986 1996
37 107 3,733 An Education Sony Classics 14 $12,574,914 2009
38 103 3,709 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics 14 $12,796,841 2008
39 101 3,695 Volver Sony Classics 19 $12,899,867 2006
40 71 3,424 Wings of Courage (IMAX) Sony Classics 59 $15,054,636 1995
41 66 3,357 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) Sony Classics 19 $15,627,434 2000
42 61 3,319 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) Sony Classics 54 $16,015,639 1995
43 42 3,042 Thrill Ride (IMAX) Sony Classics 43 $18,798,590 1997
44 20 2,471 Howards End Sony Classics 13 $25,966,555 1992
45 17 2,322 Capote Sony Classics 13 $28,750,530 2005
46 148 3,955 The End of the Affair Sony / Columbia 16 $10,827,816 1999
47 29 2,714 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia 14 $22,498,520 2002
48 40 3,019 Bugs! (IMAX) SK Films 22 $19,063,544 2003
49 70 3,400 The Madness of King George Samuel Goldwyn 11 $15,238,689 1994
50 28 2,706 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn 11 $22,549,338 1993
51 127 3,861 The Conspirator Roadside Attractions 11 $11,538,204 2011
52 113 3,780 Barney's Great Adventure PolyGram 11 $12,218,638 1998
53 64 3,337 The Kite Runner Paramount Vantage 13 $15,800,078 2007
54 47 3,079 Into the Wild Paramount Vantage 14 $18,354,356 2007
55 27 2,684 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage 12 $22,911,480 2008
56 116 3,803 The Gift Paramount Classics 13 $12,008,642 2000
57 108 3,742 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Paramount 11 $12,512,862 2012
58 50 3,138 Nebraska Paramount 13 $17,654,912 2013
59 39 3,010 Mother (1996) Paramount 11 $19,145,198 1996
60 72 3,447 Last Chance Harvey Overture Films 13 $14,889,042 2008
61 63 3,334 Gorky Park Orion Pictures 11 $15,856,028 1983
62 90 3,621 Secrets & Lies October 20 $13,417,292 1996
63 36 2,864 Whale Rider Newmarket 13 $20,779,666 2003
64 118 3,815 Deathstalker New World 12 $11,919,250 1983
65 149 3,961 Gettysburg New Line 13 $10,769,960 1993
66 125 3,858 Pump Up the Volume New Line 12 $11,541,758 1990
67 105 3,720 The New World New Line 11 $12,712,093 2005
68 96 3,675 How to Eat Fried Worms New Line 11 $13,040,527 2006
69 23 2,624 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment 17 $23,746,066 2007
70 86 3,601 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave 30 $13,651,656 2001
71 56 3,254 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) N Wave 27 $16,621,530 2005
72 133 3,896 Ready to Wear Miramax 13 $11,300,653 1994
73 128 3,880 The Shipping News Miramax 16 $11,434,216 2001
74 122 3,832 Strictly Ballroom Miramax 13 $11,738,022 1993
75 117 3,759 Cinema Paradiso Miramax 11 $11,990,401 1990^
76 100 3,687 The Quiet American Miramax 17 $12,988,801 2002
77 92 3,627 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax 11 $13,383,747 1994
78 84 3,592 The Wings of the Dove Miramax 13 $13,692,848 1997
79 57 3,263 Trainspotting Miramax 13 $16,491,080 1996
80 43 3,051 Becoming Jane Miramax 11 $18,670,946 2007
81 31 2,773 Like Water for Chocolate Miramax - $21,665,468 1993
82 30 2,755 Il Postino Miramax 17 $21,848,932 1995
83 9 1,934 In the Bedroom Miramax 12 $35,930,604 2001
84 59 3,287 Black Christmas (2006) MGM (Weinstein) 13 $16,273,581 2006
85 15 2,248 The Great Debaters MGM (Weinstein) 11 $30,236,407 2007
86 131 3,892 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
87 76 3,545 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
88 73 3,473 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
89 2 674 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films 11 $87,178,599 1998
90 41 3,022 The Impossible Lionsgate/Summit 14 $19,019,882 2012
91 123 3,840 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions Gate 17 $11,670,971 2003
92 14 2,190 Monster's Ball Lions Gate 12 $31,273,922 2001
93 136 3,903 Cyberworld 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 18 $11,253,900 2000
94 109 3,749 Extreme (IMAX) IMAX 26 $12,475,172 1999
95 88 3,615 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) IMAX 31 $13,485,455 1998
96 49 3,093 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX 32 $18,249,188 1999
97 44 3,054 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) IMAX 14 $18,650,521 2000
98 11 2,024 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX 19 $34,130,219 2005
99 8 1,700 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) IMAX 13 $40,593,486 1998
100 4 1,288 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX 16 $53,324,129 1998
101 1 651 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 13 $90,250,122 2002
102 80 3,579 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
103 91 3,624 Solarmax Heliograph 56 $13,400,161 2000
104 138 3,907 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gramercy 20 $11,220,670 1994
105 144 3,939 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) Giant Screen Films 25 $10,994,028 2002
106 126 3,859 Boys Don't Cry Fox Searchlight 16 $11,540,607 1999
107 119 3,817 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight 13 $11,902,715 2007
108 104 3,710 Beasts of the Southern Wild Fox Searchlight 12 $12,795,746 2012
109 93 3,636 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight 11 $13,303,319 2011
110 87 3,609 The Namesake Fox Searchlight 12 $13,569,248 2007
111 69 3,372 In America Fox Searchlight 15 $15,539,656 2003
112 52 3,159 Notes on a Scandal Fox Searchlight 13 $17,510,118 2006
113 51 3,145 The Last King of Scotland Fox Searchlight 17 $17,606,684 2006
114 48 3,082 127 Hours Fox Searchlight 11 $18,335,230 2010
115 34 2,787 The Way, Way Back Fox Searchlight 11 $21,506,546 2013
116 22 2,567 Waking Ned Devine Fox Searchlight 12 $24,792,251 1998
117 19 2,457 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight 14 $26,238,243 2008
118 18 2,427 Garden State Fox Searchlight 11 $26,782,316 2004
119 140 3,919 Big Trouble in Little China Fox 12 $11,100,000 1986
120 120 3,820 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
121 98 3,677 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
122 16 2,269 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
123 137 3,905 Jane Eyre Focus Features 13 $11,242,660 2011
124 112 3,767 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus Features 11 $12,313,694 2008
125 102 3,705 Anna Karenina Focus Features 12 $12,816,367 2012
126 83 3,587 Broken Flowers Focus Features 12 $13,744,960 2005
127 62 3,333 Far From Heaven Focus Features 11 $15,901,849 2002
128 58 3,283 21 Grams Focus Features 14 $16,290,476 2003
129 12 2,109 The Pianist Focus Features 11 $32,572,577 2002
130 114 3,785 Saving Grace Fine Line 12 $12,178,602 2000
131 115 3,802 In Dreams DreamWorks 11 $12,017,369 1999
132 97 3,676 House of Sand and Fog DreamWorks 13 $13,040,288 2003
133 26 2,669 Match Point DreamWorks 13 $23,151,529 2005
134 146 3,873 Das Boot Columbia - $10,915,250 1982^
135 35 2,853 A Room with a View Cinecom - $20,966,644 1986
136 94 3,652 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films 12 $13,235,319 2013
137 145 3,945 What the #$*! Do We Know?! Captured Light Distribution 17 $10,942,306 2004
138 121 3,826 Bloodsport Cannon Films 16 $11,806,119 1988
139 139 3,916 V.I. Warshawski Buena Vista 11 $11,128,309 1991
140 132 3,894 Casanova Buena Vista 12 $11,304,403 2005
141 110 3,754 People Like Us Buena Vista 11 $12,434,778 2012
142 95 3,670 25th Hour Buena Vista 11 $13,084,595 2002
143 85 3,595 Nixon Buena Vista 13 $13,681,765 1995
144 54 3,211 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) Buena Vista 13 $17,040,871 2003
145 3 1,102 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista 11 $60,655,420 2000^
146 143 3,933 The Young Victoria Apparition 15 $11,001,272 2009
147 106 3,722 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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