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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 3,424 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
2 144 3,993 Mrs. Henderson Presents Weinstein Company 17 $11,036,366 2005
3 75 3,538 My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company 12 $14,600,347 2011
4 47 3,132 Quartet Weinstein Company 13 $18,390,117 2013
5 10 2,064 The Reader Weinstein Company 12 $34,194,407 2008
6 7 1,589 The Artist Weinstein Company 11 $44,671,682 2011
7 61 3,353 Wolf Creek Weinstein / Dimension 11 $16,188,180 2005
8 84 3,648 Letters from Iwo Jima Warner Bros. 14 $13,756,082 2006
9 80 3,627 Stand and Deliver Warner Bros. 13 $13,994,920 1988
10 78 3,604 To the Arctic (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $14,113,730 2012
11 77 3,578 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. 11 $14,302,779 1986
12 54 3,248 The Mission Warner Bros. 11 $17,218,023 1986
13 38 3,014 The Pledge Warner Bros. 11 $19,733,089 2001
14 33 2,834 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Warner Bros. 11 $21,583,831 2004
15 24 2,677 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $23,744,849 2011
16 12 2,128 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. 18 $32,913,745 2009
17 6 1,556 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. 17 $45,709,472 2010
18 5 1,545 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. 16 $46,093,372 2006
19 81 3,635 Monsoon Wedding USA Films 16 $13,885,966 2002
20 137 3,968 Brotherhood of the Wolf Universal 16 $11,260,096 2002
21 131 3,954 Balto Universal 13 $11,348,324 1995
22 46 3,115 Frost/Nixon Universal 16 $18,622,031 2008
23 39 3,044 The Producers Universal 12 $19,398,532 2005
24 101 3,743 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka United Artists 12 $13,030,057 1988
25 91 3,680 De-Lovely United Artists 13 $13,456,633 2004
26 34 2,836 Bowling for Columbine United Artists 11 $21,576,018 2002
27 26 2,695 Hotel Rwanda United Artists 14 $23,530,892 2004
28 132 3,956 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriStar 13 $11,330,911 1993
29 126 3,916 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriStar 12 $11,585,483 1993
30 83 3,644 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment 12 $13,816,982 2008
31 69 3,429 The Ghost Writer Summit Entertainment 11 $15,541,549 2010
32 56 3,272 The Hurt Locker Summit Entertainment 13 $17,017,811 2009
33 143 3,992 House of Flying Daggers Sony Classics 15 $11,050,094 2004
34 136 3,964 The Lives of Others Sony Classics 15 $11,286,112 2007
35 113 3,822 Lone Star Sony Classics 12 $12,408,986 1996
36 109 3,798 An Education Sony Classics 14 $12,574,914 2009
37 105 3,774 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics 14 $12,796,841 2008
38 103 3,760 Volver Sony Classics 19 $12,899,867 2006
39 72 3,484 Wings of Courage (IMAX) Sony Classics 59 $15,054,636 1995
40 67 3,416 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) Sony Classics 19 $15,627,434 2000
41 62 3,378 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) Sony Classics 54 $16,015,639 1995
42 43 3,097 Thrill Ride (IMAX) Sony Classics 43 $18,798,590 1997
43 20 2,522 Howards End Sony Classics 13 $25,966,555 1992
44 17 2,372 Capote Sony Classics 13 $28,750,530 2005
45 150 4,020 The End of the Affair Sony / Columbia 16 $10,827,816 1999
46 30 2,768 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia 14 $22,498,520 2002
47 41 3,074 Bugs! (IMAX) SK Films 22 $19,063,544 2003
48 71 3,459 The Madness of King George Samuel Goldwyn 11 $15,238,689 1994
49 29 2,760 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn 11 $22,549,338 1993
50 129 3,927 The Conspirator Roadside Attractions 11 $11,538,204 2011
51 115 3,846 Barney's Great Adventure PolyGram 11 $12,218,638 1998
52 65 3,396 The Kite Runner Paramount Vantage 13 $15,800,078 2007
53 48 3,134 Into the Wild Paramount Vantage 14 $18,354,356 2007
54 28 2,738 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage 12 $22,911,480 2008
55 118 3,869 The Gift Paramount Classics 13 $12,008,642 2000
56 110 3,807 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Paramount 11 $12,512,862 2012
57 51 3,194 Nebraska Paramount 13 $17,654,912 2013
58 40 3,065 Mother (1996) Paramount 11 $19,145,198 1996
59 73 3,508 Last Chance Harvey Overture Films 13 $14,889,042 2008
60 64 3,393 Gorky Park Orion Pictures 11 $15,856,028 1983
61 92 3,685 Secrets & Lies October 20 $13,417,292 1996
62 37 2,918 Whale Rider Newmarket 13 $20,779,666 2003
63 120 3,881 Deathstalker New World 12 $11,919,250 1983
64 127 3,924 Pump Up the Volume New Line 12 $11,541,758 1990
65 107 3,785 The New World New Line 11 $12,712,093 2005
66 98 3,740 How to Eat Fried Worms New Line 11 $13,040,527 2006
67 23 2,676 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment 17 $23,746,066 2007
68 88 3,664 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave 30 $13,651,656 2001
69 57 3,312 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) N Wave 27 $16,621,530 2005
70 135 3,962 Ready to Wear Miramax 13 $11,300,653 1994
71 130 3,946 The Shipping News Miramax 16 $11,434,216 2001
72 124 3,898 Strictly Ballroom Miramax 13 $11,738,022 1993
73 119 3,824 Cinema Paradiso Miramax 11 $11,990,401 1990^
74 102 3,752 The Quiet American Miramax 17 $12,988,801 2002
75 94 3,691 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax 11 $13,383,747 1994
76 86 3,655 The Wings of the Dove Miramax 13 $13,692,848 1997
77 58 3,321 Trainspotting Miramax 13 $16,491,080 1996
78 44 3,106 Becoming Jane Miramax 11 $18,670,946 2007
79 32 2,827 Like Water for Chocolate Miramax - $21,665,468 1993
80 31 2,809 Il Postino Miramax 17 $21,848,932 1995
81 9 1,976 In the Bedroom Miramax 12 $35,930,604 2001
82 60 3,345 Black Christmas (2006) MGM (Weinstein) 13 $16,273,581 2006
83 15 2,295 The Great Debaters MGM (Weinstein) 11 $30,236,407 2007
84 133 3,958 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
85 79 3,608 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
86 74 3,534 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
87 2 693 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films 11 $87,178,599 1998
88 42 3,077 The Impossible Lionsgate/Summit 14 $19,019,882 2012
89 76 3,560 America (2014) Lionsgate 11 $14,444,502 2014
90 125 3,906 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions Gate 17 $11,670,971 2003
91 14 2,234 Monster's Ball Lions Gate 12 $31,273,922 2001
92 138 3,969 Cyberworld 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 18 $11,253,900 2000
93 111 3,814 Extreme (IMAX) IMAX 26 $12,475,172 1999
94 90 3,679 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) IMAX 31 $13,485,455 1998
95 50 3,144 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX 32 $18,280,768 1999
96 45 3,109 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) IMAX 14 $18,650,521 2000
97 11 2,066 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX 19 $34,130,219 2005
98 8 1,737 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) IMAX 13 $40,593,486 1998
99 4 1,317 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX 16 $53,329,858 1998
100 1 647 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 13 $91,661,252 2002
101 82 3,641 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
102 25 2,678 Boyhood IFC 11 $23,721,469 2014
103 93 3,688 Solarmax Heliograph 56 $13,400,161 2000
104 140 3,973 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gramercy 20 $11,220,670 1994
105 146 4,004 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) Giant Screen Films 25 $10,994,028 2002
106 128 3,925 Boys Don't Cry Fox Searchlight 16 $11,540,607 1999
107 121 3,883 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight 13 $11,902,715 2007
108 106 3,775 Beasts of the Southern Wild Fox Searchlight 12 $12,795,746 2012
109 95 3,700 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight 11 $13,303,319 2011
110 89 3,673 The Namesake Fox Searchlight 12 $13,569,248 2007
111 70 3,431 In America Fox Searchlight 15 $15,539,656 2003
112 53 3,215 Notes on a Scandal Fox Searchlight 13 $17,510,118 2006
113 52 3,201 The Last King of Scotland Fox Searchlight 17 $17,606,684 2006
114 49 3,137 127 Hours Fox Searchlight 11 $18,335,230 2010
115 35 2,841 The Way, Way Back Fox Searchlight 11 $21,506,546 2013
116 22 2,619 Waking Ned Devine Fox Searchlight 12 $24,792,251 1998
117 19 2,507 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight 14 $26,238,243 2008
118 18 2,477 Garden State Fox Searchlight 11 $26,782,316 2004
119 142 3,984 Big Trouble in Little China Fox 12 $11,100,000 1986
120 122 3,886 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
121 100 3,742 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
122 16 2,316 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
123 139 3,971 Jane Eyre Focus Features 13 $11,242,660 2011
124 114 3,832 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus Features 11 $12,313,694 2008
125 104 3,770 Anna Karenina Focus Features 12 $12,816,367 2012
126 85 3,650 Broken Flowers Focus Features 12 $13,744,960 2005
127 63 3,392 Far From Heaven Focus Features 11 $15,901,849 2002
128 59 3,341 21 Grams Focus Features 14 $16,290,476 2003
129 13 2,153 The Pianist Focus Features 11 $32,572,577 2002
130 116 3,851 Saving Grace Fine Line 12 $12,178,602 2000
131 117 3,868 In Dreams DreamWorks 11 $12,017,369 1999
132 99 3,741 House of Sand and Fog DreamWorks 13 $13,040,288 2003
133 27 2,722 Match Point DreamWorks 13 $23,151,529 2005
134 148 3,939 Das Boot Columbia - $10,915,250 1982^
135 36 2,907 A Room with a View Cinecom - $20,966,644 1986
136 96 3,716 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films 12 $13,235,319 2013
137 147 4,010 What the #$*! Do We Know?! Captured Light Distribution 17 $10,942,306 2004
138 123 3,892 Bloodsport Cannon Films 16 $11,806,119 1988
139 141 3,981 V.I. Warshawski Buena Vista 11 $11,128,309 1991
140 134 3,960 Casanova Buena Vista 12 $11,304,403 2005
141 112 3,819 People Like Us Buena Vista 11 $12,434,778 2012
142 97 3,735 25th Hour Buena Vista 11 $13,084,595 2002
143 87 3,658 Nixon Buena Vista 13 $13,681,765 1995
144 55 3,269 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) Buena Vista 13 $17,040,871 2003
145 3 1,128 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista 11 $60,655,420 2000^
146 145 3,998 The Young Victoria Apparition 15 $11,001,272 2009
147 108 3,787 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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