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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 69 3,440 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
2 145 4,008 Mrs. Henderson Presents Weinstein Company 17 $11,036,366 2005
3 76 3,554 My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company 12 $14,600,347 2011
4 48 3,146 Quartet Weinstein Company 13 $18,390,117 2013
5 12 2,079 The Reader Weinstein Company 12 $34,194,407 2008
6 7 1,602 The Artist Weinstein Company 11 $44,671,682 2011
7 62 3,369 Wolf Creek Weinstein / Dimension 11 $16,188,180 2005
8 85 3,666 Letters from Iwo Jima Warner Bros. 14 $13,756,082 2006
9 81 3,645 Stand and Deliver Warner Bros. 13 $13,994,920 1988
10 79 3,611 To the Arctic (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $14,198,636 2012
11 78 3,595 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. 11 $14,302,779 1986
12 55 3,265 The Mission Warner Bros. 11 $17,218,023 1986
13 39 3,029 The Pledge Warner Bros. 11 $19,733,089 2001
14 34 2,848 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Warner Bros. 11 $21,583,831 2004
15 25 2,688 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $23,862,402 2011
16 11 2,067 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Warner Bros. - $34,407,210 2014
17 10 1,991 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. 18 $35,916,045 2009
18 6 1,557 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. 16 $46,097,386 2006
19 5 1,549 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. 17 $46,370,134 2010
20 82 3,653 Monsoon Wedding USA Films 16 $13,885,966 2002
21 138 3,983 Brotherhood of the Wolf Universal 16 $11,260,096 2002
22 132 3,969 Balto Universal 13 $11,348,324 1995
23 47 3,129 Frost/Nixon Universal 16 $18,622,031 2008
24 40 3,058 The Producers Universal 12 $19,398,532 2005
25 102 3,759 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka United Artists 12 $13,030,057 1988
26 92 3,697 De-Lovely United Artists 13 $13,456,633 2004
27 35 2,850 Bowling for Columbine United Artists 11 $21,576,018 2002
28 27 2,709 Hotel Rwanda United Artists 14 $23,530,892 2004
29 133 3,971 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriStar 13 $11,330,911 1993
30 127 3,931 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriStar 12 $11,585,483 1993
31 84 3,662 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment 12 $13,816,982 2008
32 70 3,445 The Ghost Writer Summit Entertainment 11 $15,541,549 2010
33 57 3,288 The Hurt Locker Summit Entertainment 13 $17,017,811 2009
34 144 4,007 House of Flying Daggers Sony Classics 15 $11,050,094 2004
35 137 3,979 The Lives of Others Sony Classics 15 $11,286,112 2007
36 114 3,838 Lone Star Sony Classics 12 $12,408,986 1996
37 110 3,814 An Education Sony Classics 14 $12,574,914 2009
38 106 3,790 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics 14 $12,796,841 2008
39 104 3,776 Volver Sony Classics 19 $12,899,867 2006
40 73 3,500 Wings of Courage (IMAX) Sony Classics 59 $15,054,636 1995
41 68 3,432 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) Sony Classics 19 $15,627,434 2000
42 63 3,394 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) Sony Classics 54 $16,015,639 1995
43 44 3,111 Thrill Ride (IMAX) Sony Classics 43 $18,798,590 1997
44 21 2,536 Howards End Sony Classics 13 $25,966,555 1992
45 18 2,385 Capote Sony Classics 13 $28,750,530 2005
46 31 2,782 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia 14 $22,498,520 2002
47 42 3,088 Bugs! (IMAX) SK Films 22 $19,063,544 2003
48 72 3,475 The Madness of King George Samuel Goldwyn 11 $15,238,689 1994
49 30 2,774 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn 11 $22,549,338 1993
50 130 3,942 The Conspirator Roadside Attractions 11 $11,538,204 2011
51 116 3,861 Barney's Great Adventure PolyGram 11 $12,218,638 1998
52 66 3,412 The Kite Runner Paramount Vantage 13 $15,800,078 2007
53 49 3,148 Into the Wild Paramount Vantage 14 $18,354,356 2007
54 29 2,752 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage 12 $22,911,480 2008
55 119 3,884 The Gift Paramount Classics 13 $12,008,642 2000
56 111 3,823 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Paramount 11 $12,512,862 2012
57 52 3,209 Nebraska Paramount 13 $17,654,912 2013
58 41 3,079 Mother (1996) Paramount 11 $19,145,198 1996
59 74 3,524 Last Chance Harvey Overture Films 13 $14,889,042 2008
60 65 3,409 Gorky Park Orion Pictures 11 $15,856,028 1983
61 93 3,702 Secrets & Lies October 20 $13,417,292 1996
62 38 2,933 Whale Rider Newmarket 13 $20,779,666 2003
63 121 3,896 Deathstalker New World 12 $11,919,250 1983
64 128 3,939 Pump Up the Volume New Line 12 $11,541,758 1990
65 108 3,801 The New World New Line 11 $12,712,093 2005
66 99 3,756 How to Eat Fried Worms New Line 11 $13,040,527 2006
67 26 2,692 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment 17 $23,746,066 2007
68 89 3,682 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave 30 $13,651,656 2001
69 58 3,328 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) N Wave 27 $16,621,530 2005
70 136 3,977 Ready to Wear Miramax 13 $11,300,653 1994
71 131 3,961 The Shipping News Miramax 16 $11,434,216 2001
72 125 3,913 Strictly Ballroom Miramax 13 $11,738,022 1993
73 120 3,840 Cinema Paradiso Miramax 11 $11,990,401 1990^
74 103 3,768 The Quiet American Miramax 17 $12,988,801 2002
75 95 3,708 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax 11 $13,383,747 1994
76 87 3,673 The Wings of the Dove Miramax 13 $13,692,848 1997
77 59 3,337 Trainspotting Miramax 13 $16,491,080 1996
78 45 3,120 Becoming Jane Miramax 11 $18,670,946 2007
79 33 2,841 Like Water for Chocolate Miramax - $21,665,468 1993
80 32 2,823 Il Postino Miramax 17 $21,848,932 1995
81 9 1,988 In the Bedroom Miramax 12 $35,930,604 2001
82 61 3,361 Black Christmas (2006) MGM (Weinstein) 13 $16,273,581 2006
83 16 2,309 The Great Debaters MGM (Weinstein) 11 $30,236,407 2007
84 134 3,973 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
85 80 3,625 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
86 75 3,550 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
87 2 696 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films 11 $87,178,599 1998
88 43 3,091 The Impossible Lionsgate/Summit 14 $19,019,882 2012
89 77 3,576 America (2014) Lionsgate 11 $14,444,502 2014
90 126 3,921 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions Gate 17 $11,670,971 2003
91 15 2,248 Monster's Ball Lions Gate 12 $31,273,922 2001
92 139 3,984 Cyberworld 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 18 $11,253,900 2000
93 112 3,830 Extreme (IMAX) IMAX 26 $12,475,172 1999
94 91 3,696 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) IMAX 31 $13,485,455 1998
95 50 3,149 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX 32 $18,352,194 1999
96 46 3,123 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) IMAX 14 $18,650,521 2000
97 13 2,080 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX 19 $34,135,538 2005
98 8 1,750 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) IMAX 13 $40,593,486 1998
99 4 1,323 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX 16 $53,346,750 1998
100 1 650 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 13 $92,165,012 2002
101 83 3,659 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
102 24 2,675 Boyhood IFC 11 $24,094,465 2014
103 94 3,705 Solarmax Heliograph 56 $13,400,161 2000
104 141 3,988 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gramercy 20 $11,220,670 1994
105 147 4,019 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) Giant Screen Films 25 $10,994,028 2002
106 129 3,940 Boys Don't Cry Fox Searchlight 16 $11,540,607 1999
107 122 3,898 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight 13 $11,902,715 2007
108 107 3,791 Beasts of the Southern Wild Fox Searchlight 12 $12,795,746 2012
109 96 3,717 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight 11 $13,303,319 2011
110 90 3,690 The Namesake Fox Searchlight 12 $13,569,248 2007
111 71 3,447 In America Fox Searchlight 15 $15,539,656 2003
112 54 3,230 Notes on a Scandal Fox Searchlight 13 $17,510,118 2006
113 53 3,216 The Last King of Scotland Fox Searchlight 17 $17,606,684 2006
114 51 3,152 127 Hours Fox Searchlight 11 $18,335,230 2010
115 36 2,855 The Way, Way Back Fox Searchlight 11 $21,506,546 2013
116 23 2,633 Waking Ned Devine Fox Searchlight 12 $24,792,251 1998
117 20 2,522 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight 14 $26,238,243 2008
118 19 2,490 Garden State Fox Searchlight 11 $26,782,316 2004
119 143 3,999 Big Trouble in Little China Fox 12 $11,100,000 1986
120 123 3,901 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
121 101 3,758 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
122 17 2,331 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
123 140 3,986 Jane Eyre Focus Features 13 $11,242,660 2011
124 115 3,848 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus Features 11 $12,313,694 2008
125 105 3,786 Anna Karenina Focus Features 12 $12,816,367 2012
126 86 3,668 Broken Flowers Focus Features 12 $13,744,960 2005
127 64 3,408 Far From Heaven Focus Features 11 $15,901,849 2002
128 60 3,357 21 Grams Focus Features 14 $16,290,476 2003
129 14 2,166 The Pianist Focus Features 11 $32,572,577 2002
130 117 3,866 Saving Grace Fine Line 12 $12,178,602 2000
131 118 3,883 In Dreams DreamWorks 11 $12,017,369 1999
132 100 3,757 House of Sand and Fog DreamWorks 13 $13,040,288 2003
133 28 2,736 Match Point DreamWorks 13 $23,151,529 2005
134 149 3,954 Das Boot Columbia - $10,915,250 1982^
135 37 2,922 A Room with a View Cinecom - $20,966,644 1986
136 97 3,733 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films 12 $13,235,319 2013
137 148 4,025 What the #$*! Do We Know?! Captured Light Distribution 17 $10,942,306 2004
138 124 3,907 Bloodsport Cannon Films 16 $11,806,119 1988
139 142 3,996 V.I. Warshawski Buena Vista 11 $11,128,309 1991
140 135 3,975 Casanova Buena Vista 12 $11,304,403 2005
141 113 3,835 People Like Us Buena Vista 11 $12,434,778 2012
142 98 3,751 25th Hour Buena Vista 11 $13,084,595 2002
143 88 3,676 Nixon Buena Vista 13 $13,681,765 1995
144 56 3,285 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) Buena Vista 13 $17,040,871 2003
145 3 1,134 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista 11 $60,655,420 2000^
146 146 4,013 The Young Victoria Apparition 15 $11,001,272 2009
147 109 3,803 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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