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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 3,392 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
2 143 3,956 Mrs. Henderson Presents Weinstein Company 17 $11,036,366 2005
3 74 3,505 My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company 12 $14,600,347 2011
4 46 3,101 Quartet Weinstein Company 13 $18,390,117 2013
5 10 2,041 The Reader Weinstein Company 12 $34,194,407 2008
6 7 1,572 The Artist Weinstein Company 11 $44,671,682 2011
7 60 3,322 Wolf Creek Weinstein / Dimension 11 $16,188,180 2005
8 82 3,613 Letters from Iwo Jima Warner Bros. 14 $13,756,082 2006
9 78 3,593 Stand and Deliver Warner Bros. 13 $13,994,920 1988
10 77 3,574 To the Arctic (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $14,097,574 2012
11 75 3,544 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. 11 $14,302,779 1986
12 53 3,218 The Mission Warner Bros. 11 $17,218,023 1986
13 37 2,984 The Pledge Warner Bros. 11 $19,733,089 2001
14 32 2,805 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Warner Bros. 11 $21,583,831 2004
15 24 2,659 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $23,635,817 2011
16 12 2,115 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. 18 $32,744,314 2009
17 6 1,528 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. 16 $46,091,243 2006
18 4 1,290 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. 17 $53,842,565 2010
19 79 3,601 Monsoon Wedding USA Films 16 $13,885,966 2002
20 136 3,931 Brotherhood of the Wolf Universal 16 $11,260,096 2002
21 130 3,917 Balto Universal 13 $11,348,324 1995
22 45 3,084 Frost/Nixon Universal 16 $18,622,031 2008
23 38 3,013 The Producers Universal 12 $19,398,532 2005
24 99 3,706 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka United Artists 12 $13,030,057 1988
25 89 3,644 De-Lovely United Artists 13 $13,456,633 2004
26 33 2,807 Bowling for Columbine United Artists 11 $21,576,018 2002
27 25 2,666 Hotel Rwanda United Artists 14 $23,530,892 2004
28 131 3,919 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriStar 13 $11,330,911 1993
29 124 3,878 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriStar 12 $11,585,483 1993
30 81 3,610 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment 12 $13,816,982 2008
31 68 3,397 The Ghost Writer Summit Entertainment 11 $15,541,549 2010
32 55 3,241 The Hurt Locker Summit Entertainment 13 $17,017,811 2009
33 142 3,955 House of Flying Daggers Sony Classics 15 $11,050,094 2004
34 135 3,927 The Lives of Others Sony Classics 15 $11,286,112 2007
35 111 3,785 Lone Star Sony Classics 12 $12,408,986 1996
36 107 3,761 An Education Sony Classics 14 $12,574,914 2009
37 103 3,737 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics 14 $12,796,841 2008
38 101 3,723 Volver Sony Classics 19 $12,899,867 2006
39 71 3,451 Wings of Courage (IMAX) Sony Classics 59 $15,054,636 1995
40 66 3,384 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) Sony Classics 19 $15,627,434 2000
41 61 3,346 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) Sony Classics 54 $16,015,639 1995
42 42 3,066 Thrill Ride (IMAX) Sony Classics 43 $18,798,590 1997
43 20 2,494 Howards End Sony Classics 13 $25,966,555 1992
44 17 2,345 Capote Sony Classics 13 $28,750,530 2005
45 149 3,983 The End of the Affair Sony / Columbia 16 $10,827,816 1999
46 29 2,739 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia 14 $22,498,520 2002
47 40 3,043 Bugs! (IMAX) SK Films 22 $19,063,544 2003
48 70 3,427 The Madness of King George Samuel Goldwyn 11 $15,238,689 1994
49 28 2,731 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn 11 $22,549,338 1993
50 127 3,889 The Conspirator Roadside Attractions 11 $11,538,204 2011
51 113 3,808 Barney's Great Adventure PolyGram 11 $12,218,638 1998
52 64 3,364 The Kite Runner Paramount Vantage 13 $15,800,078 2007
53 47 3,103 Into the Wild Paramount Vantage 14 $18,354,356 2007
54 27 2,709 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage 12 $22,911,480 2008
55 116 3,831 The Gift Paramount Classics 13 $12,008,642 2000
56 108 3,770 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Paramount 11 $12,512,862 2012
57 50 3,163 Nebraska Paramount 13 $17,654,912 2013
58 39 3,034 Mother (1996) Paramount 11 $19,145,198 1996
59 72 3,474 Last Chance Harvey Overture Films 13 $14,889,042 2008
60 63 3,361 Gorky Park Orion Pictures 11 $15,856,028 1983
61 90 3,649 Secrets & Lies October 20 $13,417,292 1996
62 36 2,888 Whale Rider Newmarket 13 $20,779,666 2003
63 118 3,843 Deathstalker New World 12 $11,919,250 1983
64 150 3,989 Gettysburg New Line 13 $10,769,960 1993
65 125 3,886 Pump Up the Volume New Line 12 $11,541,758 1990
66 105 3,748 The New World New Line 11 $12,712,093 2005
67 96 3,703 How to Eat Fried Worms New Line 11 $13,040,527 2006
68 23 2,648 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment 17 $23,746,066 2007
69 86 3,629 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave 30 $13,651,656 2001
70 56 3,281 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) N Wave 27 $16,621,530 2005
71 134 3,925 Ready to Wear Miramax 13 $11,300,653 1994
72 128 3,908 The Shipping News Miramax 16 $11,434,216 2001
73 122 3,860 Strictly Ballroom Miramax 13 $11,738,022 1993
74 117 3,787 Cinema Paradiso Miramax 11 $11,990,401 1990^
75 100 3,715 The Quiet American Miramax 17 $12,988,801 2002
76 92 3,655 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax 11 $13,383,747 1994
77 84 3,620 The Wings of the Dove Miramax 13 $13,692,848 1997
78 57 3,290 Trainspotting Miramax 13 $16,491,080 1996
79 43 3,075 Becoming Jane Miramax 11 $18,670,946 2007
80 31 2,798 Like Water for Chocolate Miramax - $21,665,468 1993
81 30 2,780 Il Postino Miramax 17 $21,848,932 1995
82 9 1,953 In the Bedroom Miramax 12 $35,930,604 2001
83 59 3,314 Black Christmas (2006) MGM (Weinstein) 13 $16,273,581 2006
84 15 2,268 The Great Debaters MGM (Weinstein) 11 $30,236,407 2007
85 132 3,921 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
86 76 3,573 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
87 73 3,500 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
88 2 687 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films 11 $87,178,599 1998
89 41 3,046 The Impossible Lionsgate/Summit 14 $19,019,882 2012
90 129 3,909 America (2014) Lionsgate 11 $11,421,052 2014
91 123 3,868 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions Gate 17 $11,670,971 2003
92 14 2,210 Monster's Ball Lions Gate 12 $31,273,922 2001
93 137 3,932 Cyberworld 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 18 $11,253,900 2000
94 109 3,777 Extreme (IMAX) IMAX 26 $12,475,172 1999
95 88 3,643 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) IMAX 31 $13,485,455 1998
96 49 3,113 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX 32 $18,280,223 1999
97 44 3,078 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) IMAX 14 $18,650,521 2000
98 11 2,043 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX 19 $34,130,219 2005
99 8 1,718 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) IMAX 13 $40,593,486 1998
100 5 1,306 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX 16 $53,324,880 1998
101 1 648 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 13 $91,168,453 2002
102 80 3,607 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
103 91 3,652 Solarmax Heliograph 56 $13,400,161 2000
104 139 3,936 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gramercy 20 $11,220,670 1994
105 145 3,967 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) Giant Screen Films 25 $10,994,028 2002
106 126 3,887 Boys Don't Cry Fox Searchlight 16 $11,540,607 1999
107 119 3,845 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight 13 $11,902,715 2007
108 104 3,738 Beasts of the Southern Wild Fox Searchlight 12 $12,795,746 2012
109 93 3,664 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight 11 $13,303,319 2011
110 87 3,637 The Namesake Fox Searchlight 12 $13,569,248 2007
111 69 3,399 In America Fox Searchlight 15 $15,539,656 2003
112 52 3,184 Notes on a Scandal Fox Searchlight 13 $17,510,118 2006
113 51 3,170 The Last King of Scotland Fox Searchlight 17 $17,606,684 2006
114 48 3,106 127 Hours Fox Searchlight 11 $18,335,230 2010
115 34 2,812 The Way, Way Back Fox Searchlight 11 $21,506,546 2013
116 22 2,591 Waking Ned Devine Fox Searchlight 12 $24,792,251 1998
117 19 2,480 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight 14 $26,238,243 2008
118 18 2,450 Garden State Fox Searchlight 11 $26,782,316 2004
119 141 3,947 Big Trouble in Little China Fox 12 $11,100,000 1986
120 120 3,848 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
121 98 3,705 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
122 16 2,289 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
123 138 3,934 Jane Eyre Focus Features 13 $11,242,660 2011
124 112 3,795 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus Features 11 $12,313,694 2008
125 102 3,733 Anna Karenina Focus Features 12 $12,816,367 2012
126 83 3,615 Broken Flowers Focus Features 12 $13,744,960 2005
127 62 3,360 Far From Heaven Focus Features 11 $15,901,849 2002
128 58 3,310 21 Grams Focus Features 14 $16,290,476 2003
129 13 2,129 The Pianist Focus Features 11 $32,572,577 2002
130 114 3,813 Saving Grace Fine Line 12 $12,178,602 2000
131 115 3,830 In Dreams DreamWorks 11 $12,017,369 1999
132 97 3,704 House of Sand and Fog DreamWorks 13 $13,040,288 2003
133 26 2,693 Match Point DreamWorks 13 $23,151,529 2005
134 147 3,901 Das Boot Columbia - $10,915,250 1982^
135 35 2,877 A Room with a View Cinecom - $20,966,644 1986
136 94 3,680 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films 12 $13,235,319 2013
137 146 3,973 What the #$*! Do We Know?! Captured Light Distribution 17 $10,942,306 2004
138 121 3,854 Bloodsport Cannon Films 16 $11,806,119 1988
139 140 3,944 V.I. Warshawski Buena Vista 11 $11,128,309 1991
140 133 3,923 Casanova Buena Vista 12 $11,304,403 2005
141 110 3,782 People Like Us Buena Vista 11 $12,434,778 2012
142 95 3,698 25th Hour Buena Vista 11 $13,084,595 2002
143 85 3,623 Nixon Buena Vista 13 $13,681,765 1995
144 54 3,238 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) Buena Vista 13 $17,040,871 2003
145 3 1,118 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista 11 $60,655,420 2000^
146 144 3,961 The Young Victoria Apparition 15 $11,001,272 2009
147 106 3,750 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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