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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.
RankOR^Title (click to view)StudioTop
Rank
Release
Gross**
Year^
1 651 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax 13 $92,165,012 2002
2 697 Everest (IMAX) MFF 11 $87,178,599 1998
3 1,136 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV 11 $60,655,420 2000^
4 1,324 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax 16 $53,346,750 1998
5 1,521 Unbroken Uni. - $47,341,000 2014
6 1,553 Hubble 3D WB 17 $46,370,134 2010
7 1,561 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB 16 $46,097,386 2006
8 1,606 The Artist Wein. 11 $44,671,682 2011
9 1,755 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) Imax 13 $40,593,486 1998
10 1,993 In the Bedroom Mira. 12 $35,930,604 2001
11 1,996 Under the Sea 3D WB 18 $35,916,045 2009
12 2,083 The Reader Wein. 12 $34,194,407 2008
13 2,084 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax 19 $34,135,538 2005
14 2,170 The Pianist Focus 11 $32,572,577 2002
15 2,252 Monster's Ball Lions 12 $31,273,922 2001
16 2,312 The Great Debaters MGM/W 11 $30,236,407 2007
17 2,334 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
18 2,388 Capote SPC 13 $28,750,530 2005
19 2,459 Into the Woods BV - $27,297,000 2014
20 2,494 Garden State FoxS 11 $26,782,316 2004
21 2,526 The Wrestler FoxS 14 $26,238,243 2008
22 2,540 Howards End SPC 13 $25,966,555 1992
24 2,637 Waking Ned Devine FoxS 12 $24,792,251 1998
25 2,668 Boyhood IFC 11 $24,220,200 2014
26 2,692 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB 18 $23,862,402 2011
27 2,696 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE 17 $23,746,066 2007
28 2,713 Hotel Rwanda UA 14 $23,530,892 2004
29 2,740 Match Point DW 13 $23,151,529 2005
30 2,756 Revolutionary Road ParV 12 $22,911,480 2008
31 2,778 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. 11 $22,549,338 1993
32 2,787 Adaptation. Sony 14 $22,498,520 2002
33 2,829 Il Postino Mira. 17 $21,848,932 1995
34 2,847 Like Water for Chocolate Mira. - $21,665,468 1993
35 2,854 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB 11 $21,583,831 2004
36 2,856 Bowling for Columbine UA 11 $21,576,018 2002
37 2,861 The Way, Way Back FoxS 11 $21,506,546 2013
38 2,927 A Room with a View Cinc - $20,966,644 1986
39 2,938 Whale Rider NM 13 $20,779,666 2003
40 3,034 The Pledge WB 11 $19,733,089 2001
41 3,063 The Producers Uni. 12 $19,398,532 2005
42 3,084 Mother (1996) Par. 11 $19,145,198 1996
43 3,093 Bugs! (IMAX) SK 22 $19,063,544 2003
44 3,096 The Impossible LG/S 14 $19,019,882 2012
45 3,116 Thrill Ride (IMAX) SPC 43 $18,798,590 1997
46 3,125 Becoming Jane Mira. 11 $18,670,946 2007
47 3,128 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) Imax 14 $18,650,521 2000
48 3,134 Frost/Nixon Uni. 16 $18,622,031 2008
49 3,151 Quartet Wein. 13 $18,390,117 2013
50 3,153 Into the Wild ParV 14 $18,354,356 2007
51 3,154 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax 32 $18,352,194 1999
52 3,157 127 Hours FoxS 11 $18,335,230 2010
53 3,213 Nebraska Par. 13 $17,654,912 2013
54 3,220 The Last King of Scotland FoxS 17 $17,606,684 2006
55 3,234 Notes on a Scandal FoxS 13 $17,510,118 2006
56 3,269 The Mission WB 11 $17,218,023 1986
57 3,289 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV 13 $17,040,871 2003
58 3,292 The Hurt Locker Sum. 13 $17,017,811 2009
59 3,333 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav 27 $16,621,530 2005
60 3,342 Trainspotting Mira. 13 $16,491,080 1996
61 3,362 21 Grams Focus 14 $16,290,476 2003
62 3,366 Black Christmas (2006) MGM/W 13 $16,273,581 2006
63 3,374 Wolf Creek W/Dim. 11 $16,188,180 2005
64 3,399 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) SPC 54 $16,015,639 1995
65 3,413 Far From Heaven Focus 11 $15,901,849 2002
66 3,414 Gorky Park Orion 11 $15,856,028 1983
67 3,417 The Kite Runner ParV 13 $15,800,078 2007
69 3,437 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) SPC 19 $15,627,434 2000
70 3,445 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
71 3,450 The Ghost Writer Sum. 11 $15,541,549 2010
72 3,452 In America FoxS 15 $15,539,656 2003
73 3,480 The Madness of King George Gold. 11 $15,238,689 1994
74 3,505 Wings of Courage (IMAX) SPC 59 $15,054,636 1995
75 3,529 Last Chance Harvey Over. 13 $14,889,042 2008
76 3,555 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
77 3,559 The Imitation Game Wein. 13 $14,631,000 2014
78 3,560 My Week with Marilyn Wein. 12 $14,600,347 2011
79 3,582 America (2014) LGF 11 $14,444,502 2014
80 3,601 The Mosquito Coast WB 11 $14,302,779 1986
81 3,617 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB 18 $14,198,636 2012
82 3,631 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
83 3,651 Stand and Deliver WB 13 $13,994,920 1988
84 3,659 Monsoon Wedding USA 16 $13,885,966 2002
85 3,665 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
86 3,668 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. 12 $13,816,982 2008
87 3,672 Letters from Iwo Jima WB 14 $13,756,082 2006
88 3,674 Broken Flowers Focus 12 $13,744,960 2005
89 3,679 The Wings of the Dove Mira. 13 $13,692,848 1997
90 3,682 Nixon BV 13 $13,681,765 1995
91 3,688 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav 30 $13,651,656 2001
92 3,696 The Namesake FoxS 12 $13,569,248 2007
93 3,702 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) Imax 31 $13,485,455 1998
94 3,703 De-Lovely UA 13 $13,456,633 2004
95 3,708 Secrets & Lies Oct. 20 $13,417,292 1996
96 3,711 Solarmax Hel. 56 $13,400,161 2000
97 3,714 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. 11 $13,383,747 1994
98 3,723 The Tree of Life FoxS 11 $13,303,319 2011
99 3,739 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS 12 $13,235,319 2013
100 3,757 25th Hour BV 11 $13,084,595 2002
101 3,762 How to Eat Fried Worms NL 11 $13,040,527 2006
102 3,763 House of Sand and Fog DW 13 $13,040,288 2003
103 3,764 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
104 3,765 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka UA 12 $13,030,057 1988
105 3,774 The Quiet American Mira. 17 $12,988,801 2002
106 3,782 Volver SPC 19 $12,899,867 2006
107 3,792 Anna Karenina Focus 12 $12,816,367 2012
108 3,797 Rachel Getting Married SPC 14 $12,796,841 2008
109 3,798 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS 12 $12,795,746 2012
110 3,808 The New World NL 11 $12,712,093 2005
111 3,810 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. 15 $12,665,721 2006
112 3,821 An Education SPC 14 $12,574,914 2009
113 3,830 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Par. 11 $12,512,862 2012
114 3,837 Extreme (IMAX) Imax 26 $12,475,172 1999
115 3,842 People Like Us BV 11 $12,434,778 2012
116 3,845 Lone Star SPC 12 $12,408,986 1996
117 3,855 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus 11 $12,313,694 2008
118 3,868 Barney's Great Adventure Poly 11 $12,218,638 1998
119 3,873 Saving Grace FL 12 $12,178,602 2000
120 3,890 In Dreams DW 11 $12,017,369 1999
121 3,891 The Gift ParC 13 $12,008,642 2000
122 3,847 Cinema Paradiso Mira. 11 $11,990,401 1990^
123 3,903 Deathstalker NW 12 $11,919,250 1983
124 3,905 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS 13 $11,902,715 2007
125 3,908 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
126 3,914 Bloodsport Can. 16 $11,806,119 1988
127 3,920 Strictly Ballroom Mira. 13 $11,738,022 1993
128 3,928 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions 17 $11,670,971 2003
129 3,938 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriS 12 $11,585,483 1993
130 3,946 Pump Up the Volume NL 12 $11,541,758 1990
131 3,947 Boys Don't Cry FoxS 16 $11,540,607 1999
132 3,949 The Conspirator RAtt. 11 $11,538,204 2011
133 3,968 The Shipping News Mira. 16 $11,434,216 2001
134 3,976 Balto Uni. 13 $11,348,324 1995
135 3,978 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS 13 $11,330,911 1993
136 3,980 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
137 3,982 Casanova BV 12 $11,304,403 2005
138 3,984 Ready to Wear Mira. 13 $11,300,653 1994
139 3,986 The Lives of Others SPC 15 $11,286,112 2007
140 3,990 Brotherhood of the Wolf Uni. 16 $11,260,096 2002
141 3,991 Cyberworld 3-D (IMAX) Imax 18 $11,253,900 2000
142 3,993 Jane Eyre Focus 13 $11,242,660 2011
143 3,995 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. 20 $11,220,670 1994
144 4,003 V.I. Warshawski BV 11 $11,128,309 1991
145 4,006 Big Trouble in Little China Fox 12 $11,100,000 1986
146 4,014 House of Flying Daggers SPC 15 $11,050,094 2004
147 4,015 Mrs. Henderson Presents Wein. 17 $11,036,366 2005
148 4,020 The Young Victoria App. 15 $11,001,272 2009
149 4,026 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) GSF 25 $10,994,028 2002
150 4,032 What the #$*! Do We Know?! CLD 17 $10,942,306 2004

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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