> ALL TIME > OPENINGS UNDER 600 THEATERS

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BIGGEST OPENINGS AT LESS THAN 600 THEATERS
(1982-Present)


Note: This chart only shows the top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheaters / Avg.Total Gross^Release
200 The Hitman Can. $1,290,442 27.7% 551 $2,342 $4,654,288 10/25/91
199 Jodhaa Akbar UTV $1,300,000 37.8% 100 $13,000 $3,440,718 2/15/08
198 The Fluffy Movie ORF $1,314,000 100.0% 432 $3,042 $1,314,000 7/25/14
197 Empire of the Sun WB $1,314,509 5.9% 225 $5,842 $22,238,696 12/11/87
196 Seven Days in Utopia Visio $1,316,910 30.1% 561 $2,347 $4,373,074 9/2/11
195 Let's Spend the Night Together Emb $1,319,050 34.5% 475 $2,776 $3,821,199 2/11/83
194 Choke FoxS $1,319,286 45.1% 435 $3,033 $2,926,565 9/26/08
193 Wise Guys MGM $1,324,456 15.6% 338 $3,918 $8,475,466 4/18/86
192 Blame It On the Bellboy BV $1,326,472 42.7% 462 $2,871 $3,104,545 3/6/92
191 Bella RAtt. $1,328,448 16.5% 165 $8,051 $8,070,537 10/26/07
190 Paid in Full Mira. $1,328,789 43.0% 268 $4,958 $3,090,862 10/25/02
189 Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior Magn. $1,334,869 29.3% 387 $3,449 $4,563,167 2/11/05
188 The Perils of Gwendolyn in the Land of Yik Yak Gold. $1,337,274 100.0% 500 $2,674 $1,337,274 1/25/85
187 Facing the Giants IDP $1,343,537 13.2% 441 $3,046 $10,178,331 9/29/06
186 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yash $1,351,786 41.3% 64 $21,121 $3,275,444 8/11/06
185 Homework JenF $1,366,535 46.9% 262 $5,215 $2,914,328 8/27/82
184 Girl in Progress LGF $1,384,078 53.0% 322 $4,298 $2,609,412 5/11/12
183 Just Between Friends Orion $1,390,718 21.7% 352 $3,950 $6,408,791 3/21/86
182 New Jersey Drive Gram. $1,395,028 39.1% 210 $6,642 $3,565,508 4/21/95
181 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86
180 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
179 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $1,408,474 8.3% 97 $14,520 $17,040,871 4/11/03
178 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
177 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
176 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
175 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
174 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
173 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
172 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
171 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
170 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
169 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
168 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
167 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
166 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
165 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
164 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
163 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
162 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
161 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
160 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
159 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
158 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
157 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
156 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
155 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
154 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
153 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
152 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
151 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
150 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
149 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
148 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
147 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
146 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
145 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
144 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
143 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
142 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
141 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94
140 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
139 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
138 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
137 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
136 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
135 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
134 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
133 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
132 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
131 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
130 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
129 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
128 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
127 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
126 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
125 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
124 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
123 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
122 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
121 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
120 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
119 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
118 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
117 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
116 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
115 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
114 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
113 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
112 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
111 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
110 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
109 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
108 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
107 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
106 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
105 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
104 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
103 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
102 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
101 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
100 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
99 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
98 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
97 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
96 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
95 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
94 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
93 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
92 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
91 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
90 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
89 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
88 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
87 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
86 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
85 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
84 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
83 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
82 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
81 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
80 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
79 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
78 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
77 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
76 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
75 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
74 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
73 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
72 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
71 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
70 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
69 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
68 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
67 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
66 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
65 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
64 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
63 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
62 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
61 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
60 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
59 After Dark's Horror Fest: 8 Films to Die For Free $2,310,680 89.7% 488 $4,735 $2,575,000 11/17/06
58 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
57 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
56 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
55 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
54 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
53 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
52 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
51 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
50 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
49 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
48 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
47 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
46 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
45 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
44 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
43 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
42 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
41 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
40 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
39 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,717,000 100.0% 361 $7,526 $2,717,000 7/25/14
38 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
37 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
36 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $2,865,475 9.6% 522 $5,489 $29,999,213 11/1/85
35 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
34 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
33 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
32 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
31 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
30 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
29 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
28 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
27 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
26 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
25 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2006) BV $3,277,004 37.7% 168 $19,505 $8,700,869 10/20/06
24 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
23 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
22 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
21 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
20 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
19 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
18 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
17 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
16 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
15 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
14 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
13 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
12 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
11 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
10 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
9 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
8 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in Disney Digital 3-D (2007 re-issue) BV $5,330,101 36.8% 564 $9,450 $14,486,897 10/19/07
7 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
6 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
5 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
4 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11

* Opening Weekend equals Fri-Sat-Sun. Movies that do not have a 3-day opening gross are not included on this chart. A movie is considered to be in wide release when it reaches 600 or more theaters. For movies that opened in limited release and later went wide, the wide date is used for the 1,000-3,000 charts. All movies opening in limited release (regardless if they later went wide) and shown on the less than 600 theaters chart.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.

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