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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 75 Spring Breakers A24 $89,765 3 $269,300 $14,095,400 3/15/13
2 167 The Official Story ALMI $67,390 1 $67,400 $67,400 11/08/85
3 48 The Blair Witch Project Artisan $102,123 31 $3,165,900 $224,917,900 7/23/99
4 77 The Blair Witch Project Artisan $89,625 27 $2,419,900 $224,917,900 7/16/99
5 70 Wish You Were Here Atlantic $90,680 1 $90,700 $6,828,000 7/24/87
6 1 The Lion King Buena Vista $1,543,099 2 $3,086,200 $606,696,200 6/17/94
7 2 Pocahontas Buena Vista $837,829 6 $5,027,000 $264,607,700 6/16/95
8 3 Hercules Buena Vista $754,639 2 $1,509,300 $175,551,500 6/20/97
9 4 A Bug's Life Buena Vista $504,651 1 $504,700 $277,521,600 11/20/98
10 5 Toy Story 2 Buena Vista $480,379 1 $480,400 $388,910,900 11/19/99
11 6 Hercules Buena Vista $442,044 1 $442,000 $175,551,500 6/13/97
12 7 The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $419,956 2 $839,900 $110,238,700 11/27/09
13 8 The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $399,401 2 $798,800 $110,238,700 12/04/09
14 9 Frozen Buena Vista $236,977 1 $237,000 $398,702,700 11/22/13
15 10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire Buena Vista $236,294 2 $472,600 $120,738,400 6/08/01
16 14 Brother Bear Buena Vista $196,805 2 $393,600 $114,909,500 10/24/03
17 15 Aladdin Buena Vista $192,636 2 $385,300 $426,356,300 11/13/92
18 16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas Buena Vista $187,768 2 $375,500 $98,194,400 10/15/93
19 17 Evita Buena Vista $179,415 2 $358,800 $88,655,100 12/27/96
20 18 Aladdin Buena Vista $170,213 2 $340,400 $426,356,300 11/20/92
21 20 Beauty and the Beast Buena Vista $156,561 2 $313,100 $284,271,300 11/15/91
22 38 Good Morning, Vietnam Buena Vista $109,361 4 $437,400 $245,175,600 1/01/88
23 43 The Joy Luck Club Buena Vista $104,086 3 $312,300 $64,610,200 9/10/93
24 49 Good Morning, Vietnam Buena Vista $101,005 4 $404,000 $245,175,600 12/25/87
25 69 Good Morning, Vietnam Buena Vista $90,999 4 $364,000 $245,175,600 1/08/88
26 78 Green Card Buena Vista $89,335 2 $178,700 $57,716,900 1/04/91
27 83 Dead Poets Society Buena Vista $87,151 8 $697,200 $196,308,000 6/02/89
28 85 Lincoln Buena Vista $86,699 11 $953,700 $184,825,700 11/09/12
29 88 Evita Buena Vista $85,716 22 $1,885,800 $88,655,100 1/03/97
30 107 The Royal Tenenbaums Buena Vista $79,571 5 $397,900 $73,389,900 12/14/01
31 124 Sarafina! Buena Vista $74,921 2 $149,800 $14,313,200 9/18/92
32 126 The Joy Luck Club Buena Vista $74,806 7 $523,600 $64,610,200 9/17/93
33 130 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Buena Vista $74,024 2 $148,000 $30,889,400 12/10/04
34 131 New York Stories Buena Vista $73,780 12 $885,400 $22,042,100 3/03/89
35 137 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista $72,336 54 $3,906,200 $91,151,400 1/07/00
36 152 Ed Wood Buena Vista $69,597 2 $139,200 $11,451,000 9/30/94
37 171 Miami Rhapsody Buena Vista $66,741 2 $133,500 $9,758,400 1/27/95
38 172 When a Man Loves a Woman Buena Vista $66,713 19 $1,267,500 $97,291,500 5/06/94
39 190 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Buena Vista $64,664 2 $129,300 $30,889,400 12/17/04
40 198 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista $63,980 54 $3,454,900 $91,151,400 12/31/99
41 200 Kundun Buena Vista $63,850 2 $127,700 $9,855,500 12/26/97
42 52 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films $98,683 4 $394,700 $13,357,200 12/06/13
43 47 Maurice Cinecom $102,463 1 $102,500 $5,069,900 9/18/87
44 62 A Room with a View Cinecom $94,163 1 $94,200 $43,604,000 3/07/86
45 50 Annie Columbia $100,859 14 $1,412,100 $157,785,600 5/21/82
46 71 Gandhi Columbia $90,669 4 $362,700 $136,244,100 12/10/82
47 97 Annie Columbia $81,908 14 $1,146,700 $157,785,600 6/04/82
48 108 Punchline Columbia $79,490 4 $318,000 $41,624,600 9/30/88
49 119 A Soldier's Story Columbia $75,677 5 $378,400 $52,429,500 9/14/84
50 129 Annie Columbia $74,060 14 $1,036,900 $157,785,600 6/11/82
51 157 The Last Emperor Columbia $68,870 6 $413,200 $87,454,700 11/27/87
52 162 A Passage to India Columbia $68,217 3 $204,700 $62,320,700 12/14/84
53 170 A Soldier's Story Columbia $67,104 6 $402,600 $52,429,500 9/21/84
54 86 American Beauty DreamWorks $86,173 16 $1,378,800 $202,721,900 9/17/99
55 23 Brokeback Mountain Focus Features $138,863 5 $694,300 $103,353,700 12/09/05
56 25 Moonrise Kingdom Focus Features $130,910 4 $523,600 $46,967,500 5/25/12
57 101 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus Features $80,616 4 $322,500 $24,823,600 12/09/11
58 121 Lust, Caution Focus Features $75,531 1 $75,500 $5,436,600 9/28/07
59 128 The Kids Are All Right Focus Features $74,111 7 $518,800 $21,282,600 7/09/10
60 140 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus Features $71,536 4 $286,100 $20,765,000 3/29/13
61 149 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus Features $69,744 3 $209,200 $21,918,900 9/24/04
62 11 Anastasia Fox $213,507 1 $213,500 $102,990,800 11/14/97
63 22 Edward Scissorhands Fox $153,396 2 $306,800 $108,678,000 12/07/90
64 24 Moulin Rouge! Fox $138,683 2 $277,400 $82,416,200 5/25/01
65 27 The Crucible Fox $128,535 1 $128,500 $13,091,900 12/06/96
66 29 Bulworth Fox $122,917 2 $245,800 $45,986,000 5/15/98
67 32 Moulin Rouge! Fox $120,327 2 $240,700 $82,416,200 5/18/01
68 35 The Crucible Fox $115,871 1 $115,900 $13,091,900 11/29/96
69 54 The Thin Red Line Fox $97,952 5 $489,800 $58,340,900 12/25/98
70 65 The Verdict Fox $93,080 3 $279,200 $141,463,600 12/10/82
71 87 The Thin Red Line Fox $85,880 7 $601,200 $58,340,900 1/01/99
72 90 Night and the City Fox $84,309 1 $84,300 $12,151,400 10/16/92
73 122 Raising Arizona Fox $75,353 1 $75,400 $47,506,600 3/13/87
74 142 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $71,017 4 $284,100 $22,330,300 11/13/09
75 143 This Is My Life Fox $70,956 2 $141,900 $5,724,500 2/21/92
76 146 Grand Canyon Fox $70,151 2 $140,300 $65,124,300 1/03/92
77 156 For the Boys Fox $68,891 2 $137,800 $34,490,300 11/22/91
78 184 The Commitments Fox $65,496 8 $524,000 $28,811,400 8/16/91
79 189 Grand Canyon Fox $65,220 2 $130,400 $65,124,300 12/27/91
80 13 The Grand Budapest Hotel Fox Searchlight $207,123 4 $828,500 $58,366,800 3/07/14
81 41 Birdman Fox Searchlight $106,756 4 $427,000 $21,341,100 10/17/14
82 57 I Heart Huckabees Fox Searchlight $95,628 4 $382,500 $16,729,700 10/01/04
83 63 Melinda and Melinda Fox Searchlight $94,158 1 $94,200 $4,853,000 3/18/05
84 64 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight $94,040 4 $376,200 $13,523,600 5/27/11
85 99 Black Swan Fox Searchlight $81,414 18 $1,465,400 $109,874,700 12/03/10
86 106 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight $79,727 2 $159,500 $14,052,700 9/28/07
87 148 Juno Fox Searchlight $69,866 7 $489,100 $163,240,800 12/07/07
88 164 Sideways Fox Searchlight $67,763 4 $271,100 $91,517,600 10/22/04
89 169 127 Hours Fox Searchlight $67,205 4 $268,800 $18,609,900 11/05/10
90 182 Little Miss Sunshine Fox Searchlight $65,783 7 $460,500 $74,311,600 7/28/06
91 187 Thank You for Smoking Fox Searchlight $65,268 5 $326,300 $30,774,200 3/17/06
92 193 One Hour Photo Fox Searchlight $64,270 7 $449,900 $44,213,300 8/23/02
93 109 Boyhood IFC $78,004 5 $390,000 $24,243,600 7/11/14
94 138 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $71,896 1 $71,900 $2,368,000 8/24/12
95 28 Kiss of the Spider Woman Island Alive $128,161 1 $128,200 $37,526,300 7/26/85
96 37 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Lionsgate $111,133 18 $2,000,400 $50,588,400 11/06/09
97 98 Sicko Lionsgate $81,500 1 $81,500 $28,998,700 6/22/07
98 40 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films $108,049 10 $1,080,500 $134,769,100 3/13/98
99 26 Victor/Victoria MGM $128,708 3 $386,100 $78,024,400 3/19/82
100 34 Victor/Victoria MGM $119,721 3 $359,200 $78,024,400 3/26/82
101 117 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $76,102 3 $228,300 $123,618,900 7/15/88
102 118 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $75,876 3 $227,600 $123,618,900 7/22/88
103 93 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax $83,704 2 $167,400 $26,031,100 10/21/94
104 100 Everyone Says I Love You Miramax $80,733 3 $242,200 $17,285,900 12/06/96
105 104 Kids Miramax $80,093 2 $160,200 $13,853,200 7/21/95
106 105 sex, lies and videotape Miramax $79,856 4 $319,400 $50,667,400 8/04/89
107 127 The Piano Miramax $74,336 4 $297,400 $78,384,200 11/12/93
108 150 Apocalypse Now Redux Miramax $69,659 2 $139,300 $6,645,200 8/03/01
109 153 Good Will Hunting Miramax $69,055 7 $483,400 $239,971,000 12/05/97
110 161 The Grifters Miramax $68,263 2 $136,500 $25,966,300 12/07/90
111 174 Unzipped Miramax $66,604 2 $133,200 $5,373,400 8/04/95
112 186 Amelie Miramax $65,342 3 $196,000 $47,034,700 11/02/01
113 76 Metropolitan New Line $89,686 1 $89,700 $5,647,200 8/03/90
114 145 A Handful of Dust New Line $70,163 1 $70,200 $3,087,200 6/24/88
115 176 Wide Sargasso Sea New Line $66,387 1 $66,400 $3,171,100 4/16/93
116 181 About Schmidt New Line $65,853 6 $395,100 $87,747,000 12/13/02
117 114 Tous les Matins du Monde October $76,945 1 $76,900 $6,066,800 11/13/92
118 81 Platoon Orion Pictures $88,049 6 $528,300 $288,094,700 12/19/86
119 84 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion Pictures $87,096 3 $261,300 $24,347,200 3/01/85
120 96 Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures $82,130 14 $1,149,800 $355,275,300 11/09/90
121 111 Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures $77,577 14 $1,086,100 $355,275,300 11/16/90
122 195 Alice Orion Pictures $64,101 3 $192,300 $14,157,400 1/04/91
123 92 Up in the Air Paramount $84,145 15 $1,262,200 $87,259,000 12/04/09
124 116 The Fighter Paramount $76,127 4 $304,500 $95,019,500 12/10/10
125 19 Dreamgirls Paramount (DreamWorks) $156,786 3 $470,400 $123,513,300 12/15/06
126 61 Dreamgirls Paramount (DreamWorks) $94,183 3 $282,600 $123,513,300 12/22/06
127 82 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $87,298 4 $349,200 $29,970,700 5/26/06
128 36 There Will Be Blood Paramount Vantage $112,697 2 $225,400 $45,550,600 12/28/07
129 139 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage $71,680 3 $215,000 $25,943,000 12/26/08
130 154 Babel Paramount Vantage $69,038 7 $483,300 $41,687,000 10/27/06
131 168 Defiance Paramount Vantage $67,304 2 $134,600 $32,434,900 1/02/09
132 66 Guiana 1838 RBC Radio $92,834 1 $92,800 $295,700 9/24/04
133 103 Prick Up Your Ears Samuel Goldwyn $80,350 1 $80,300 $3,440,700 4/17/87
134 136 1984 Samuel Goldwyn $72,340 1 $72,300 $19,312,800 12/14/84
135 141 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn $71,098 3 $213,300 $44,281,700 5/07/93
136 12 Red State SModcast Pictures $211,246 1 $211,200 $1,136,200 3/04/11
137 94 Red State SModcast Pictures $83,111 1 $83,100 $1,136,200 4/08/11
138 46 Punch-Drunk Love Sony (Revolution) $102,765 5 $513,800 $24,969,600 10/11/02
139 166 Black Hawk Down Sony (Revolution) $67,524 4 $270,100 $152,019,400 1/04/02
140 185 Black Hawk Down Sony (Revolution) $65,457 16 $1,047,300 $152,019,400 1/11/02
141 191 Black Hawk Down Sony (Revolution) $64,573 4 $258,300 $152,019,400 12/28/01
142 33 American Hustle Sony / Columbia $120,158 6 $720,900 $151,384,700 12/13/13
143 39 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony / Columbia $108,205 8 $865,600 $71,911,900 12/09/05
144 91 Zero Dark Thirty Sony / Columbia $84,259 5 $421,300 $96,672,000 12/21/12
145 115 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia $76,857 7 $538,000 $30,489,100 12/06/02
146 177 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony / Columbia $66,165 16 $1,058,700 $35,956,900 1/03/97
147 183 To Die For Sony / Columbia $65,670 11 $722,400 $39,780,000 9/29/95
148 199 Zero Dark Thirty Sony / Columbia $63,912 5 $319,600 $96,672,000 12/28/12
149 42 Blue Jasmine Sony Classics $105,784 6 $634,700 $34,447,600 7/26/13
150 45 Howards End Sony Classics $102,983 1 $103,000 $50,950,900 3/13/92
151 51 Midnight in Paris Sony Classics $100,701 6 $604,200 $57,744,000 5/20/11
152 55 Howards End Sony Classics $96,557 1 $96,600 $50,950,900 3/20/92
153 58 Howards End Sony Classics $95,626 1 $95,600 $50,950,900 3/27/92
154 72 Howards End Sony Classics $90,335 1 $90,300 $50,950,900 4/03/92
155 89 Howards End Sony Classics $85,328 1 $85,300 $50,950,900 4/10/92
156 134 Talk to Her Sony Classics $73,041 2 $146,100 $12,565,600 11/22/02
157 135 To Rome with Love Sony Classics $72,361 5 $361,800 $17,412,900 6/22/12
158 147 Orlando Sony Classics $70,059 3 $210,200 $10,446,200 6/11/93
159 188 Talk to Her Sony Classics $65,223 2 $130,400 $12,565,600 11/29/02
160 192 Bad Education Sony Classics $64,311 3 $192,900 $6,670,600 11/19/04
161 113 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $77,303 4 $309,200 $8,088,200 7/29/05
162 125 Philadelphia TriStar $74,821 4 $299,300 $150,639,000 12/31/93
163 144 Philadelphia TriStar $70,417 4 $281,700 $150,639,000 12/24/93
164 159 Philadelphia TriStar $68,566 4 $274,300 $150,639,000 1/07/94
165 165 Bugsy TriStar $67,761 4 $271,000 $95,963,700 12/13/91
166 180 The Freshman TriStar $65,947 6 $395,700 $41,247,000 7/20/90
167 196 Mountains of the Moon TriStar $64,081 2 $128,200 $7,710,600 2/23/90
168 30 On Golden Pond Universal $122,647 2 $245,300 $329,950,600 1/01/82
169 60 On Golden Pond Universal $94,809 3 $284,400 $329,950,600 1/08/82
170 68 On Golden Pond Universal $91,064 3 $273,200 $329,950,600 1/15/82
171 80 The Last Temptation of Christ Universal $88,182 9 $793,600 $16,563,800 8/12/88
172 112 Mask Universal $77,576 4 $310,300 $110,453,900 3/08/85
173 123 Under the Volcano Universal $75,009 1 $75,000 $6,186,500 6/15/84
174 155 Brazil Universal $68,931 1 $68,900 $21,767,000 12/20/85
175 160 The Paper Universal $68,271 5 $341,400 $75,512,400 3/18/94
176 163 Frost/Nixon Universal $68,206 3 $204,600 $21,086,000 12/05/08
177 194 In Good Company Universal $64,156 3 $192,500 $58,101,000 12/31/04
178 197 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Universal $64,021 4 $256,100 $5,953,100 8/26/83
179 151 Traffic USA Films $69,657 4 $278,600 $178,288,000 12/29/00
180 173 Gothic Vestron $66,664 1 $66,700 $1,905,000 4/10/87
181 44 After Hours Warner Bros. $104,053 1 $104,100 $24,296,800 9/13/85
182 53 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Warner Bros. $98,464 5 $492,300 $67,677,000 9/16/05
183 56 The Mission Warner Bros. $96,528 1 $96,500 $35,951,900 11/07/86
184 59 Syriana Warner Bros. $94,998 5 $475,000 $63,996,500 11/25/05
185 67 Crossing Delancey Warner Bros. $92,399 1 $92,400 $32,168,700 8/26/88
186 73 The Year of Living Dangerously Warner Bros. $90,333 1 $90,300 $26,528,500 1/21/83
187 79 The Mission Warner Bros. $88,457 1 $88,500 $35,951,900 10/31/86
188 95 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $82,142 1 $82,100 $79,552,800 11/09/84
189 102 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. $80,579 3 $241,700 $30,085,600 11/28/86
190 110 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $77,867 1 $77,900 $79,552,800 11/02/84
191 120 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $75,643 3 $226,900 $79,552,800 11/23/84
192 132 Syriana Warner Bros. $73,481 9 $661,300 $63,996,500 12/02/05
193 133 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $73,228 3 $219,700 $79,552,800 11/16/84
194 175 Mystic River Warner Bros. $66,460 13 $864,000 $120,082,900 10/10/03
195 178 Inherent Vice Warner Bros. $66,043 5 $330,200 n/a 12/12/14
196 179 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $65,979 3 $197,900 $79,552,800 11/30/84
197 21 The Master Weinstein Company $153,887 5 $769,400 $16,781,400 9/14/12
198 31 The Imitation Game Weinstein Company $120,580 4 $482,300 $2,229,600 11/28/14
199 74 The King's Speech Weinstein Company $90,194 4 $360,800 $139,812,500 11/26/10
200 158 Nine Weinstein Company $68,702 4 $274,800 $20,572,300 12/18/09

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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