> 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.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheaters / Avg.Total Gross^Release
1 29 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
2 125 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
3 133 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
4 88 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
5 62 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
6 60 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
7 137 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
8 61 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
9 13 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
10 74 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
11 94 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
12 129 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
13 175 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
14 66 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
15 116 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
16 80 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
17 78 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
18 167 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
19 75 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
20 67 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
21 44 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
22 180 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
23 195 Bella RAtt. $1,328,448 16.5% 165 $8,051 $8,070,537 10/26/07
24 25 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
25 126 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
26 174 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
27 159 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
28 196 Blame It On the Bellboy BV $1,326,472 42.7% 462 $2,871 $3,104,545 3/6/92
29 176 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
30 2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
31 157 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
32 43 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
33 65 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
34 143 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
35 55 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
36 70 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
37 85 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
38 101 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
39 86 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
40 198 Choke FoxS $1,319,286 45.1% 435 $3,033 $2,926,565 9/26/08
41 4 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
42 124 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
43 10 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
44 32 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
45 183 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
46 138 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
47 153 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
48 127 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
49 18 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
50 106 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
51 68 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
52 155 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
53 21 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
54 40 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
55 16 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
56 130 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
57 93 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
58 173 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
59 27 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
60 191 Facing the Giants IDP $1,343,537 13.2% 441 $3,046 $10,178,331 9/29/06
61 57 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
62 63 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
63 64 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
64 45 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
65 166 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
66 141 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
67 103 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
68 76 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
69 90 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
70 71 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
71 182 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $1,408,474 8.3% 97 $14,520 $17,040,871 4/11/03
72 187 Girl in Progress LGF $1,384,078 53.0% 322 $4,298 $2,609,412 5/11/12
73 83 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
74 171 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
75 145 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
76 189 Homework JenF $1,366,535 46.9% 262 $5,215 $2,914,328 8/27/82
77 20 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
78 122 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
79 11 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
80 54 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
81 179 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
82 56 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
83 3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
84 181 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
85 178 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
86 186 Just Between Friends Orion $1,390,718 21.7% 352 $3,950 $6,408,791 3/21/86
87 190 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yash $1,351,786 41.3% 64 $21,121 $3,275,444 8/11/06
88 102 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
89 35 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
90 136 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
91 199 Let's Spend the Night Together Emb $1,319,050 34.5% 475 $2,776 $3,821,199 2/11/83
92 144 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94
93 112 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
94 5 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
95 92 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
96 49 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 42.7% 317 $7,917 $5,883,132 10/10/14
97 151 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
98 148 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
99 91 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
100 47 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
101 82 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
102 168 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
103 139 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
104 50 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
105 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11
106 108 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
107 14 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
108 96 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
109 42 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
110 73 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
111 15 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
112 79 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
113 100 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
114 117 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
115 169 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
116 185 New Jersey Drive Gram. $1,395,028 39.1% 210 $6,642 $3,565,508 4/21/95
117 37 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $2,865,475 9.6% 522 $5,489 $29,999,213 11/1/85
118 119 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
119 12 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
120 128 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
121 24 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
122 115 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
123 58 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
124 193 Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior Magn. $1,334,869 29.3% 387 $3,449 $4,563,167 2/11/05
125 19 P.K. UTV $3,461,000 100.0% 272 $12,724 $3,461,000 12/19/14
126 110 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
127 194 Paid in Full Mira. $1,328,789 43.0% 268 $4,958 $3,090,862 10/25/02
128 161 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
129 192 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
130 104 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
131 9 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
132 6 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
133 41 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
134 149 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
135 105 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
136 38 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
137 51 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
138 188 The Pyramid Fox $1,369,935 51.9% 589 $2,326 $2,638,300 12/5/14
139 77 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
140 113 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
141 156 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
142 53 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
143 131 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
144 172 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
145 22 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
146 154 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
147 158 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
148 81 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
149 48 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
150 140 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
151 150 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
152 163 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
153 89 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
154 33 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
155 31 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
156 162 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
157 87 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
158 200 Seven Days in Utopia Visio $1,316,910 30.1% 561 $2,347 $4,373,074 9/2/11
159 84 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
160 164 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
161 107 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
162 165 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
163 121 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
164 177 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
165 23 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
166 99 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
167 132 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
168 52 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
169 118 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
170 7 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
171 97 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
172 114 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
173 69 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
174 111 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
175 134 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
176 72 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
177 135 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
178 17 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
179 26 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
180 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
181 146 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
182 147 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
183 120 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
184 98 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
185 160 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
186 39 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
187 109 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
188 95 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
189 123 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
190 142 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
191 170 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
192 34 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
193 197 Wise Guys MGM $1,324,456 15.6% 338 $3,918 $8,475,466 4/18/86
194 28 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
195 59 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
196 36 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
197 184 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86
198 152 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
199 30 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
200 46 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94

* 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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