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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersWeekend Adj. Gross*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 1 The Lion King BV $1,510,833 2 $3,021,700 $594,010,000 6/17/94
2 15 Aladdin BV $188,608 2 $377,200 $417,441,100 11/13/92
3 18 Aladdin BV $166,654 2 $333,300 $417,441,100 11/20/92
4 9 Frozen BV $232,022 1 $232,000 $390,365,700 11/22/13
5 5 Toy Story 2 BV $470,334 1 $470,300 $380,778,700 11/19/99
6 94 Dances with Wolves Orion $80,413 14 $1,125,800 $347,846,400 11/09/90
7 108 Dances with Wolves Orion $75,955 14 $1,063,400 $347,846,400 11/16/90
8 58 On Golden Pond Uni. $92,826 3 $278,500 $323,051,300 1/08/82
9 66 On Golden Pond Uni. $89,160 3 $267,500 $323,051,300 1/15/82
10 30 On Golden Pond Uni. $120,082 2 $240,200 $323,051,300 1/01/82
11 79 Platoon Orion $86,208 6 $517,200 $282,070,600 12/19/86
12 20 Beauty and the Beast BV $153,288 2 $306,600 $278,327,100 11/15/91
13 4 A Bug's Life BV $494,099 1 $494,100 $271,718,600 11/20/98
14 2 Pocahontas BV $820,310 6 $4,921,900 $259,074,700 6/16/95
15 37 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $107,075 4 $428,300 $240,049,000 1/01/88
16 47 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $98,893 4 $395,600 $240,049,000 12/25/87
17 67 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $89,096 4 $356,400 $240,049,000 1/08/88
18 151 Good Will Hunting Mira. $67,611 7 $473,300 $234,953,100 12/05/97
19 46 The Blair Witch Project Art. $99,987 31 $3,099,700 $220,214,800 7/23/99
20 75 The Blair Witch Project Art. $87,751 27 $2,369,300 $220,214,800 7/16/99
21 84 American Beauty DW $84,371 16 $1,350,000 $198,483,000 9/17/99
22 81 Dead Poets Society BV $85,328 8 $682,600 $192,203,100 6/02/89
23 83 Lincoln BV $84,886 11 $933,800 $180,961,000 11/09/12
24 149 Traffic USA $68,201 4 $272,800 $174,560,000 12/29/00
25 3 Hercules BV $738,860 2 $1,477,700 $171,880,700 6/20/97
26 6 Hercules BV $432,800 1 $432,800 $171,880,700 6/13/97
27 146 Juno FoxS $68,405 7 $478,800 $159,827,400 12/07/07
28 48 Annie Col. $98,750 14 $1,382,500 $154,486,300 5/21/82
29 95 Annie Col. $80,196 14 $1,122,800 $154,486,300 6/04/82
30 127 Annie Col. $72,512 14 $1,015,200 $154,486,300 6/11/82
31 182 Black Hawk Down SonR $64,088 16 $1,025,400 $148,840,700 1/11/02
32 164 Black Hawk Down SonR $66,112 4 $264,400 $148,840,700 1/04/02
33 188 Black Hawk Down SonR $63,223 4 $252,900 $148,840,700 12/28/01
34 32 American Hustle Sony $117,645 6 $705,900 $148,219,300 12/13/13
35 123 Philadelphia TriS $73,257 4 $293,000 $147,489,100 12/31/93
36 142 Philadelphia TriS $68,944 4 $275,800 $147,489,100 12/24/93
37 157 Philadelphia TriS $67,133 4 $268,500 $147,489,100 1/07/94
38 63 The Verdict Fox $91,134 3 $273,400 $138,505,600 12/10/82
39 72 The King's Speech Wein. $88,308 4 $353,200 $136,889,000 11/26/10
40 69 Gandhi Col. $88,773 4 $355,100 $133,395,200 12/10/82
41 39 Everest (IMAX) MFF $105,790 10 $1,057,900 $131,951,000 3/13/98
42 114 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $74,510 3 $223,500 $121,034,000 7/15/88
43 115 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $74,289 3 $222,900 $121,034,000 7/22/88
44 19 Dreamgirls P/DW $153,508 3 $460,500 $120,930,600 12/15/06
45 59 Dreamgirls P/DW $92,213 3 $276,600 $120,930,600 12/22/06
46 10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $231,353 2 $462,700 $118,213,700 6/08/01
47 173 Mystic River WB $65,070 13 $845,900 $117,572,000 10/10/03
48 14 Brother Bear BV $192,690 2 $385,400 $112,506,700 10/24/03
49 109 Mask Uni. $75,954 4 $303,800 $108,144,200 3/08/85
50 7 The Princess and the Frog BV $411,174 2 $822,300 $107,933,600 11/27/09
51 8 The Princess and the Frog BV $391,049 2 $782,100 $107,933,600 12/04/09
52 97 Black Swan FoxS $79,711 18 $1,434,800 $107,577,200 12/03/10
53 22 Edward Scissorhands Fox $150,188 2 $300,400 $106,405,500 12/07/90
54 23 Brokeback Mountain Focus $135,960 5 $679,800 $101,192,600 12/09/05
55 11 Anastasia Fox $209,043 1 $209,000 $100,837,200 11/14/97
56 16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $183,841 2 $367,700 $96,141,100 10/15/93
57 170 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $65,318 19 $1,241,000 $95,257,100 5/06/94
58 89 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $82,497 5 $412,500 $94,650,600 12/21/12
59 196 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $62,575 5 $312,900 $94,650,600 12/28/12
60 163 Bugsy TriS $66,344 4 $265,400 $93,957,000 12/13/91
61 113 The Fighter Par. $74,535 4 $298,100 $93,032,600 12/10/10
62 162 Sideways FoxS $66,346 4 $265,400 $89,603,900 10/22/04
63 135 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $70,823 54 $3,824,500 $89,245,400 1/07/00
64 195 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $62,642 54 $3,382,700 $89,245,400 12/31/99
65 86 Evita BV $83,923 22 $1,846,300 $86,801,300 1/03/97
66 17 Evita BV $175,664 2 $351,300 $86,801,300 12/27/96
67 178 About Schmidt NL $64,476 6 $386,900 $85,912,200 12/13/02
68 155 The Last Emperor Col. $67,430 6 $404,600 $85,626,000 11/27/87
69 90 Up in the Air Par. $82,385 15 $1,235,800 $85,434,400 12/04/09
70 24 Moulin Rouge! Fox $135,783 2 $271,600 $80,692,900 5/25/01
71 31 Moulin Rouge! Fox $117,811 2 $235,600 $80,692,900 5/18/01
72 118 The Killing Fields WB $74,061 3 $222,200 $77,889,400 11/23/84
73 131 The Killing Fields WB $71,697 3 $215,100 $77,889,400 11/16/84
74 176 The Killing Fields WB $64,599 3 $193,800 $77,889,400 11/30/84
75 93 The Killing Fields WB $80,424 1 $80,400 $77,889,400 11/09/84
76 107 The Killing Fields WB $76,238 1 $76,200 $77,889,400 11/02/84
77 125 The Piano Mira. $72,782 4 $291,100 $76,745,200 11/12/93
78 26 Victor/Victoria MGM $126,017 3 $378,100 $76,392,900 3/19/82
79 33 Victor/Victoria MGM $117,218 3 $351,700 $76,392,900 3/26/82
80 158 The Paper Uni. $66,843 5 $334,200 $73,933,400 3/18/94
81 179 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $64,408 7 $450,900 $72,757,700 7/28/06
82 105 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $77,907 5 $389,500 $71,855,300 12/14/01
83 38 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $105,943 8 $847,500 $70,408,200 12/09/05
84 51 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $96,405 5 $482,000 $66,261,900 9/16/05
85 144 Grand Canyon Fox $68,684 2 $137,400 $63,762,500 1/03/92
86 186 Grand Canyon Fox $63,856 2 $127,700 $63,762,500 12/27/91
87 124 The Joy Luck Club BV $73,242 7 $512,700 $63,259,200 9/17/93
88 41 The Joy Luck Club BV $101,909 3 $305,700 $63,259,200 9/10/93
89 130 Syriana WB $71,944 9 $647,500 $62,658,300 12/02/05
90 57 Syriana WB $93,012 5 $465,100 $62,658,300 11/25/05
91 160 A Passage to India Col. $66,791 3 $200,400 $61,017,600 12/14/84
92 200 Agnes of God Col. $62,097 8 $496,800 $57,464,100 9/13/85
93 13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $202,792 4 $811,200 $57,144,200 3/07/14
94 85 The Thin Red Line Fox $84,085 7 $588,600 $57,121,000 1/01/99
95 52 The Thin Red Line Fox $95,904 5 $479,500 $57,121,000 12/25/98
96 191 In Good Company Uni. $62,814 3 $188,400 $56,886,100 12/31/04
97 49 Midnight in Paris SPC $98,595 6 $591,600 $56,536,500 5/20/11
98 76 Green Card BV $87,467 2 $174,900 $56,510,000 1/04/91
99 168 A Soldier's Story Col. $65,701 6 $394,200 $51,333,200 9/21/84
100 116 A Soldier's Story Col. $74,094 5 $370,500 $51,333,200 9/14/84
101 43 Howards End SPC $100,829 1 $100,800 $49,885,500 3/13/92
102 53 Howards End SPC $94,538 1 $94,500 $49,885,500 3/20/92
103 56 Howards End SPC $93,627 1 $93,600 $49,885,500 3/27/92
104 70 Howards End SPC $88,446 1 $88,400 $49,885,500 4/03/92
105 87 Howards End SPC $83,544 1 $83,500 $49,885,500 4/10/92
106 103 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $78,186 4 $312,700 $49,608,000 8/04/89
107 36 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $108,809 18 $1,958,600 $49,530,600 11/06/09
108 120 Raising Arizona Fox $73,778 1 $73,800 $46,513,200 3/13/87
109 183 Amelie Mira. $63,975 3 $191,900 $46,051,200 11/02/01
110 25 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $128,173 4 $512,700 $45,985,400 5/25/12
111 29 Bulworth Fox $120,347 2 $240,700 $45,024,400 5/15/98
112 35 There Will Be Blood ParV $110,341 2 $220,700 $44,598,100 12/28/07
113 139 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $69,612 3 $208,800 $43,355,700 5/07/93
114 190 One Hour Photo FoxS $62,926 7 $440,500 $43,288,800 8/23/02
115 60 A Room with a View Cinc $92,194 1 $92,200 $42,692,200 3/07/86
116 152 Babel ParV $67,594 7 $473,200 $40,815,300 10/27/06
117 106 Punchline Col. $77,828 4 $311,300 $40,754,200 9/30/88
118 177 The Freshman TriS $64,568 6 $387,400 $40,384,500 7/20/90
119 180 To Die For Sony $64,297 11 $707,300 $38,948,200 9/29/95
120 28 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $125,481 1 $125,500 $36,741,700 7/26/85
121 175 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $64,781 16 $1,036,500 $35,205,000 1/03/97
122 54 The Mission WB $94,509 1 $94,500 $35,200,100 11/07/86
123 77 The Mission WB $86,607 1 $86,600 $35,200,100 10/31/86
124 154 For the Boys Fox $67,450 2 $134,900 $33,769,100 11/22/91
125 40 Blue Jasmine SPC $103,572 6 $621,400 $33,727,300 7/26/13
126 166 Defiance ParV $65,896 2 $131,800 $31,756,700 1/02/09
127 65 Crossing Delancey WB $90,467 1 $90,500 $31,496,100 8/26/88
128 128 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $72,476 2 $145,000 $30,243,500 12/10/04
129 187 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $63,312 2 $126,600 $30,243,500 12/17/04
130 184 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $63,904 5 $319,500 $30,130,700 3/17/06
131 112 Adaptation. Sony $75,250 7 $526,800 $29,851,600 12/06/02
132 100 The Mosquito Coast WB $78,894 3 $236,700 $29,456,500 11/28/86
133 80 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $85,472 4 $341,900 $29,344,000 5/26/06
134 96 Sicko LGF $79,796 1 $79,800 $28,392,300 6/22/07
135 181 The Commitments Fox $64,126 8 $513,000 $28,209,000 8/16/91
136 71 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $88,444 1 $88,400 $25,973,800 1/21/83
137 91 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $81,954 2 $163,900 $25,486,700 10/21/94
138 159 The Grifters Mira. $66,836 2 $133,700 $25,423,400 12/07/90
139 137 Revolutionary Road ParV $70,181 3 $210,500 $25,400,500 12/26/08
140 44 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $100,617 5 $503,100 $24,447,500 10/11/02
141 99 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $78,930 4 $315,700 $24,304,500 12/09/11
142 82 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $85,275 3 $255,800 $23,838,100 3/01/85
143 42 After Hours WB $101,877 1 $101,900 $23,788,800 9/13/85
144 140 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $69,532 4 $278,100 $21,863,400 11/13/09
145 129 New York Stories BV $72,238 12 $866,900 $21,581,200 3/03/89
146 147 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $68,286 3 $204,900 $21,460,600 9/24/04
147 153 Brazil Uni. $67,490 1 $67,500 $21,311,900 12/20/85
148 126 The Kids Are All Right Focus $72,561 7 $507,900 $20,837,500 7/09/10
149 161 Frost/Nixon Uni. $66,780 3 $200,300 $20,645,000 12/05/08
150 138 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $70,040 4 $280,200 $20,330,800 3/29/13
151 156 Nine Wein. $67,266 4 $269,100 $20,142,100 12/18/09
152 134 1984 Gold. $70,827 1 $70,800 $18,909,000 12/14/84
153 167 127 Hours FoxS $65,800 4 $263,200 $18,220,800 11/05/10
154 133 To Rome with Love SPC $70,848 5 $354,200 $17,048,700 6/22/12
155 98 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $79,045 3 $237,100 $16,924,500 12/06/96
156 21 The Master Wein. $150,669 5 $753,300 $16,430,500 9/14/12
157 55 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $93,628 4 $374,500 $16,379,800 10/01/04
158 78 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $86,338 9 $777,000 $16,217,500 8/12/88
159 117 Boyhood IFC $74,081 5 $370,400 $15,591,000 7/11/14
160 122 Sarafina! BV $73,355 2 $146,700 $14,013,900 9/18/92
161 192 Alice Orion $62,761 3 $188,300 $13,861,400 1/04/91
162 73 Spring Breakers A24 $87,888 3 $263,700 $13,800,700 3/15/13
163 104 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $78,060 2 $156,100 $13,758,800 9/28/07
164 102 Kids Mira. $78,418 2 $156,800 $13,563,500 7/21/95
165 62 The Tree of Life FoxS $92,073 4 $368,300 $13,240,800 5/27/11
166 50 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $96,619 4 $386,500 $13,077,900 12/06/13
167 27 The Crucible Fox $125,847 1 $125,800 $12,818,200 12/06/96
168 34 The Crucible Fox $113,448 1 $113,400 $12,818,200 11/29/96
169 132 Talk to Her SPC $71,514 2 $143,000 $12,302,900 11/22/02
170 185 Talk to Her SPC $63,859 2 $127,700 $12,302,900 11/29/02
171 88 Night and the City Fox $82,546 1 $82,500 $11,897,300 10/16/92
172 150 Ed Wood BV $68,142 2 $136,300 $11,211,500 9/30/94
173 145 Orlando SPC $68,594 3 $205,800 $10,227,700 6/11/93
174 197 Kundun BV $62,515 2 $125,000 $9,649,400 12/26/97
175 169 Miami Rhapsody BV $65,345 2 $130,700 $9,554,300 1/27/95
176 110 The Aristocrats Think $75,687 4 $302,700 $7,919,100 7/29/05
177 193 Mountains of the Moon TriS $62,741 2 $125,500 $7,549,400 2/23/90
178 68 Wish You Were Here Atl $88,784 1 $88,800 $6,685,200 7/24/87
179 189 Bad Education SPC $62,966 3 $188,900 $6,531,100 11/19/04
180 148 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $68,203 2 $136,400 $6,506,200 8/03/01
181 121 Under the Volcano Uni. $73,440 1 $73,400 $6,057,200 6/15/84
182 111 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $75,336 1 $75,300 $5,939,900 11/13/92
183 194 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $62,682 4 $250,700 $5,828,600 8/26/83
184 141 This Is My Life Fox $69,473 2 $138,900 $5,604,800 2/21/92
185 74 Metropolitan NL $87,810 1 $87,800 $5,529,100 8/03/90
186 119 Lust, Caution Focus $73,952 1 $74,000 $5,322,900 9/28/07
187 172 Unzipped Mira. $65,212 2 $130,400 $5,261,100 8/04/95
188 45 Maurice Cinc $100,320 1 $100,300 $4,963,900 9/18/87
189 61 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $92,189 1 $92,200 $4,751,500 3/18/05
190 101 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $78,670 1 $78,700 $3,368,700 4/17/87
191 174 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $64,999 1 $65,000 $3,104,800 4/16/93
192 143 A Handful of Dust NL $68,696 1 $68,700 $3,022,700 6/24/88
193 136 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $70,393 1 $70,400 $2,318,500 8/24/12
194 171 Gothic Vest $65,270 1 $65,300 $1,865,100 4/10/87
195 199 Fool for Love Can. $62,375 2 $124,800 $1,801,900 12/06/85
196 12 Red State SMod $206,828 1 $206,800 $1,112,400 3/04/11
197 92 Red State SMod $81,373 1 $81,400 $1,112,400 4/08/11
198 198 Eleni WB $62,503 1 $62,500 $684,100 11/01/85
199 64 Guiana 1838 RBC $90,893 1 $90,900 $289,500 9/24/04
200 165 The Official Story ALM $65,981 1 $66,000 $66,000 11/08/85

CHART NOTES
* Weekend equals Fri-Sat-Sun. Movies that do not have a 3-day opening gross are not included on this chart.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.
** Date is the beginning date of the 3-day weekend.
Movies are in wide release when playing in 600 or more theaters.

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