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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 55 Spring Breakers A24 $87,888 3 $263,700 $13,800,700 3/15/13
2 126 The Official Story ALMI $65,981 1 $66,000 $66,000 11/08/85
3 57 The Blair Witch Project Artisan $87,751 27 $2,369,300 $220,214,800 7/16/99
4 198 Made Artisan $55,318 3 $166,000 $7,472,400 7/13/01
5 51 Wish You Were Here Atlantic $88,784 1 $88,800 $6,685,200 7/24/87
6 1 The Lion King Buena Vista $1,510,833 2 $3,021,700 $594,010,000 6/17/94
7 2 Pocahontas Buena Vista $820,310 6 $4,921,900 $259,074,700 6/16/95
8 3 A Bug's Life Buena Vista $494,099 1 $494,100 $271,718,600 11/20/98
9 4 Toy Story 2 Buena Vista $470,334 1 $470,300 $380,778,700 11/19/99
10 5 Hercules Buena Vista $432,800 1 $432,800 $171,880,700 6/13/97
11 6 The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $411,174 2 $822,300 $107,933,600 11/27/09
12 7 Frozen Buena Vista $232,022 1 $232,000 $390,475,300 11/22/13
13 8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire Buena Vista $231,353 2 $462,700 $118,213,700 6/08/01
14 12 Brother Bear Buena Vista $192,690 2 $385,400 $112,506,700 10/24/03
15 13 Aladdin Buena Vista $188,608 2 $377,200 $417,441,100 11/13/92
16 14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas Buena Vista $183,841 2 $367,700 $96,141,100 10/15/93
17 15 Evita Buena Vista $175,664 2 $351,300 $86,801,300 12/27/96
18 17 Beauty and the Beast Buena Vista $153,288 2 $306,600 $278,327,100 11/15/91
19 32 The Joy Luck Club Buena Vista $101,909 3 $305,700 $63,259,200 9/10/93
20 37 Good Morning, Vietnam Buena Vista $98,893 4 $395,600 $240,049,000 12/25/87
21 62 Dead Poets Society Buena Vista $85,328 8 $682,600 $192,203,100 6/02/89
22 64 Lincoln Buena Vista $84,886 11 $933,800 $180,961,000 11/09/12
23 80 The Royal Tenenbaums Buena Vista $77,907 5 $389,500 $71,855,300 12/14/01
24 93 Sarafina! Buena Vista $73,355 2 $146,700 $14,013,900 9/18/92
25 96 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Buena Vista $72,476 2 $145,000 $30,243,500 12/10/04
26 97 New York Stories Buena Vista $72,238 12 $866,900 $21,581,200 3/03/89
27 114 Ed Wood Buena Vista $68,142 2 $136,300 $11,211,500 9/30/94
28 129 Miami Rhapsody Buena Vista $65,345 2 $130,700 $9,554,300 1/27/95
29 148 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista $62,642 54 $3,382,700 $89,245,400 12/31/99
30 149 Kundun Buena Vista $62,515 2 $125,000 $9,649,400 12/26/97
31 168 A Civil Action Buena Vista $59,469 2 $118,900 $88,880,800 12/25/98
32 178 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Buena Vista $58,327 2 $116,700 $80,433,100 2/05/93
33 180 Country Buena Vista $57,907 1 $57,900 $22,837,600 9/28/84
34 191 Jefferson in Paris Buena Vista $56,130 2 $112,300 $4,526,500 3/31/95
35 151 Fool for Love Cannon Films $62,375 2 $124,800 $1,801,900 12/06/85
36 40 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films $96,619 4 $386,500 $12,617,100 12/06/13
37 36 Maurice Cinecom $100,320 1 $100,300 $4,963,900 9/18/87
38 45 A Room with a View Cinecom $92,194 1 $92,200 $42,692,200 3/07/86
39 38 Annie Columbia $98,750 14 $1,382,500 $154,486,300 5/21/82
40 52 Gandhi Columbia $88,773 4 $355,100 $133,395,200 12/10/82
41 81 Punchline Columbia $77,828 4 $311,300 $40,754,200 9/30/88
42 89 A Soldier's Story Columbia $74,094 5 $370,500 $51,333,200 9/14/84
43 122 A Passage to India Columbia $66,791 3 $200,400 $61,017,600 12/14/84
44 152 Agnes of God Columbia $62,097 8 $496,800 $57,464,100 9/13/85
45 153 Educating Rita Columbia $61,926 3 $185,800 $37,015,400 9/23/83
46 163 The Last Emperor Columbia $60,854 5 $304,300 $85,626,000 11/20/87
47 65 American Beauty DreamWorks $84,371 16 $1,350,000 $198,483,000 9/17/99
48 165 Match Point DreamWorks $60,549 8 $484,400 $28,140,700 12/30/05
49 157 Deconstructing Harry Fine Line $61,819 10 $618,200 $18,138,000 12/12/97
50 20 Brokeback Mountain Focus Features $135,960 5 $679,800 $101,192,600 12/09/05
51 21 Moonrise Kingdom Focus Features $128,173 4 $512,700 $45,985,400 5/25/12
52 74 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus Features $78,930 4 $315,700 $24,304,500 12/09/11
53 90 Lust, Caution Focus Features $73,952 1 $74,000 $5,322,900 9/28/07
54 95 The Kids Are All Right Focus Features $72,561 7 $507,900 $20,837,500 7/09/10
55 103 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus Features $70,040 4 $280,200 $20,330,800 3/29/13
56 111 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus Features $68,286 3 $204,900 $21,460,600 9/24/04
57 9 Anastasia Fox $209,043 1 $209,000 $100,837,200 11/14/97
58 19 Edward Scissorhands Fox $150,188 2 $300,400 $106,405,500 12/07/90
59 24 Bulworth Fox $120,347 2 $240,700 $45,024,400 5/15/98
60 25 Moulin Rouge! Fox $117,811 2 $235,600 $80,692,900 5/18/01
61 27 The Crucible Fox $113,448 1 $113,400 $12,818,200 11/29/96
62 42 The Thin Red Line Fox $95,904 5 $479,500 $57,121,000 12/25/98
63 48 The Verdict Fox $91,134 3 $273,400 $138,505,600 12/10/82
64 66 Night and the City Fox $82,546 1 $82,500 $11,897,300 10/16/92
65 91 Raising Arizona Fox $73,778 1 $73,800 $46,513,200 3/13/87
66 105 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $69,532 4 $278,100 $21,863,400 11/13/09
67 106 This Is My Life Fox $69,473 2 $138,900 $5,604,800 2/21/92
68 118 For the Boys Fox $67,450 2 $134,900 $33,769,100 11/22/91
69 138 The Commitments Fox $64,126 8 $513,000 $28,209,000 8/16/91
70 141 Grand Canyon Fox $63,856 2 $127,700 $63,762,500 12/27/91
71 167 Nell Fox $59,664 2 $119,300 $62,129,400 12/16/94
72 169 Down with Love Fox $59,441 1 $59,400 $26,804,300 5/09/03
73 179 Return of the Jedi Fox $58,052 1,002 $58,170,200 $644,627,700 5/27/83
74 184 Broadcast News Fox $57,450 7 $402,200 $100,279,100 12/18/87
75 186 Strange Days Fox $56,840 1 $56,800 $14,564,600 10/06/95
76 196 Die Hard Fox $55,505 21 $1,165,600 $160,766,500 7/15/88
77 11 The Grand Budapest Hotel Fox Searchlight $202,792 4 $811,200 $58,752,400 3/07/14
78 43 I Heart Huckabees Fox Searchlight $93,628 4 $374,500 $16,379,800 10/01/04
79 46 Melinda and Melinda Fox Searchlight $92,189 1 $92,200 $4,751,500 3/18/05
80 47 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight $92,073 4 $368,300 $13,240,800 5/27/11
81 72 Black Swan Fox Searchlight $79,711 18 $1,434,800 $107,577,200 12/03/10
82 79 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight $78,060 2 $156,100 $13,758,800 9/28/07
83 110 Juno Fox Searchlight $68,405 7 $478,800 $159,827,400 12/07/07
84 124 Sideways Fox Searchlight $66,346 4 $265,400 $89,603,900 10/22/04
85 128 127 Hours Fox Searchlight $65,800 4 $263,200 $18,220,800 11/05/10
86 136 Little Miss Sunshine Fox Searchlight $64,408 7 $450,900 $72,757,700 7/28/06
87 140 Thank You for Smoking Fox Searchlight $63,904 5 $319,500 $30,130,700 3/17/06
88 144 One Hour Photo Fox Searchlight $62,926 7 $440,500 $43,288,800 8/23/02
89 155 Stealing Beauty Fox Searchlight $61,847 3 $185,500 $8,504,400 6/14/96
90 171 Enough Said Fox Searchlight $59,091 4 $236,400 $16,753,900 9/20/13
91 182 Boys Don't Cry Fox Searchlight $57,757 2 $115,500 $17,276,400 10/08/99
92 190 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight $56,185 4 $224,700 $29,088,600 12/19/08
93 166 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gramercy $59,694 7 $417,900 $21,367,600 8/12/94
94 161 The Whistle Blower Hemdale $61,145 1 $61,100 $3,053,700 7/10/87
95 101 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $70,393 1 $70,400 $2,318,500 8/24/12
96 23 Kiss of the Spider Woman Island Alive $125,481 1 $125,500 $36,741,700 7/26/85
97 187 A Private Function Island Alive $56,803 1 $56,800 $5,666,400 3/01/85
98 162 She's Gotta Have It Island Pictures $61,090 1 $61,100 $15,313,900 8/08/86
99 199 Jesus' Son Lions Gate $54,773 1 $54,800 $1,922,900 6/16/00
100 29 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Lionsgate $108,809 18 $1,958,600 $49,530,600 11/06/09
101 71 Sicko Lionsgate $79,796 1 $79,800 $28,392,300 6/22/07
102 176 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Lionsgate/Summit $58,411 4 $233,600 $17,555,800 9/21/12
103 156 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films $61,820 10 $618,200 $131,951,000 3/06/98
104 22 Victor/Victoria MGM $126,017 3 $378,100 $76,392,900 3/19/82
105 88 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $74,510 3 $223,500 $121,034,000 7/15/88
106 69 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax $81,954 2 $163,900 $25,486,700 10/21/94
107 73 Everyone Says I Love You Miramax $79,045 3 $237,100 $16,924,500 12/06/96
108 77 Kids Miramax $78,418 2 $156,800 $13,563,500 7/21/95
109 78 sex, lies and videotape Miramax $78,186 4 $312,700 $49,608,000 8/04/89
110 94 The Piano Miramax $72,782 4 $291,100 $76,745,200 11/12/93
111 112 Apocalypse Now Redux Miramax $68,203 2 $136,400 $6,506,200 8/03/01
112 115 Good Will Hunting Miramax $67,611 7 $473,300 $234,953,100 12/05/97
113 121 The Grifters Miramax $66,836 2 $133,700 $25,423,400 12/07/90
114 131 Unzipped Miramax $65,212 2 $130,400 $5,261,100 8/04/95
115 139 Amelie Miramax $63,975 3 $191,900 $46,051,200 11/02/01
116 159 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Miramax $61,439 2 $122,900 $7,691,600 5/04/90
117 170 Trainspotting Miramax $59,131 8 $473,000 $29,698,900 7/19/96
118 189 Frida Miramax $56,445 5 $282,200 $35,157,300 10/25/02
119 56 Metropolitan New Line $87,810 1 $87,800 $5,529,100 8/03/90
120 108 A Handful of Dust New Line $68,696 1 $68,700 $3,022,700 6/24/88
121 133 Wide Sargasso Sea New Line $64,999 1 $65,000 $3,104,800 4/16/93
122 135 About Schmidt New Line $64,476 6 $386,900 $85,912,200 12/13/02
123 85 Tous les Matins du Monde October $75,336 1 $75,300 $5,939,900 11/13/92
124 174 Too Beautiful For You Orion Classics $58,727 1 $58,700 $3,342,900 3/02/90
125 60 Platoon Orion Pictures $86,208 6 $517,200 $282,070,600 12/19/86
126 63 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion Pictures $85,275 3 $255,800 $23,838,100 3/01/85
127 70 Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures $80,413 14 $1,125,800 $347,846,400 11/09/90
128 154 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $61,878 4 $247,500 $15,025,400 9/25/09
129 175 Sunshine Cleaning Overture Films $58,471 4 $233,900 $13,373,000 3/13/09
130 68 Up in the Air Paramount $82,385 15 $1,235,800 $85,434,400 12/04/09
131 87 The Fighter Paramount $74,535 4 $298,100 $93,032,600 12/10/10
132 16 Dreamgirls Paramount (DreamWorks) $153,508 3 $460,500 $120,930,600 12/15/06
133 61 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $85,472 4 $341,900 $29,344,000 5/26/06
134 28 There Will Be Blood Paramount Vantage $110,341 2 $220,700 $44,598,100 12/28/07
135 102 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage $70,181 3 $210,500 $25,400,500 12/26/08
136 116 Babel Paramount Vantage $67,594 7 $473,200 $40,815,300 10/27/06
137 127 Defiance Paramount Vantage $65,896 2 $131,800 $31,756,700 1/02/09
138 158 Into the Wild Paramount Vantage $61,447 4 $245,800 $21,163,500 9/21/07
139 49 Guiana 1838 RBC Radio $90,893 1 $90,900 $289,500 9/24/04
140 76 Prick Up Your Ears Samuel Goldwyn $78,670 1 $78,700 $3,368,700 4/17/87
141 100 1984 Samuel Goldwyn $70,827 1 $70,800 $18,909,000 12/14/84
142 104 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn $69,612 3 $208,800 $43,355,700 5/07/93
143 183 Circle of Friends Savoy $57,451 4 $229,800 $42,801,000 3/17/95
144 192 High Hopes Skouras $56,069 1 $56,100 $2,390,700 2/24/89
145 10 Red State SModcast Pictures $206,828 1 $206,800 $1,112,400 3/04/11
146 35 Punch-Drunk Love Sony (Revolution) $100,617 5 $503,100 $24,447,500 10/11/02
147 142 Black Hawk Down Sony (Revolution) $63,223 4 $252,900 $148,840,700 12/28/01
148 26 American Hustle Sony / Columbia $117,645 6 $705,900 $148,228,500 12/13/13
149 30 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony / Columbia $105,943 8 $847,500 $70,408,200 12/09/05
150 67 Zero Dark Thirty Sony / Columbia $82,497 5 $412,500 $94,650,600 12/21/12
151 86 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia $75,250 7 $526,800 $29,851,600 12/06/02
152 137 To Die For Sony / Columbia $64,297 11 $707,300 $38,948,200 9/29/95
153 173 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony / Columbia $58,899 16 $942,400 $35,205,000 12/27/96
154 185 Immortal Beloved Sony / Columbia $57,181 4 $228,700 $18,156,200 12/16/94
155 31 Blue Jasmine Sony Classics $103,572 6 $621,400 $33,727,400 7/26/13
156 34 Howards End Sony Classics $100,829 1 $100,800 $49,885,500 3/13/92
157 39 Midnight in Paris Sony Classics $98,595 6 $591,600 $56,536,500 5/20/11
158 98 Talk to Her Sony Classics $71,514 2 $143,000 $12,302,900 11/22/02
159 99 To Rome with Love Sony Classics $70,848 5 $354,200 $17,048,700 6/22/12
160 109 Orlando Sony Classics $68,594 3 $205,800 $10,227,700 6/11/93
161 143 Bad Education Sony Classics $62,966 3 $188,900 $6,531,100 11/19/04
162 160 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Sony Classics $61,214 16 $979,400 $180,753,700 12/08/00
163 188 Persuasion Sony Classics $56,701 1 $56,700 $9,643,000 9/29/95
164 194 Broken Embraces Sony Classics $56,019 2 $112,000 $5,091,400 11/20/09
165 84 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $75,687 4 $302,700 $7,919,100 7/29/05
166 107 Philadelphia TriStar $68,944 4 $275,800 $147,489,100 12/24/93
167 125 Bugsy TriStar $66,344 4 $265,400 $93,957,000 12/13/91
168 134 The Freshman TriStar $64,568 6 $387,400 $40,384,500 7/20/90
169 146 Mountains of the Moon TriStar $62,741 2 $125,500 $7,549,400 2/23/90
170 172 The Fisher King TriStar $58,927 10 $589,300 $79,213,300 9/20/91
171 59 The Last Temptation of Christ Universal $86,338 9 $777,000 $16,217,500 8/12/88
172 83 Mask Universal $75,954 4 $303,800 $108,144,200 3/08/85
173 92 Under the Volcano Universal $73,440 1 $73,400 $6,057,200 6/15/84
174 117 Brazil Universal $67,490 1 $67,500 $21,311,900 12/20/85
175 120 The Paper Universal $66,843 5 $334,200 $73,933,400 3/18/94
176 123 Frost/Nixon Universal $66,780 3 $200,300 $20,645,000 12/05/08
177 145 In Good Company Universal $62,814 3 $188,400 $56,886,100 12/31/04
178 147 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Universal $62,682 4 $250,700 $5,828,600 8/26/83
179 164 Sophie's Choice Universal $60,807 9 $547,300 $75,964,400 12/10/82
180 113 Traffic USA Films $68,201 4 $272,800 $174,560,000 12/29/00
181 130 Gothic Vestron $65,270 1 $65,300 $1,865,100 4/10/87
182 33 After Hours Warner Bros. $101,877 1 $101,900 $23,788,800 9/13/85
183 41 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Warner Bros. $96,405 5 $482,000 $66,261,900 9/16/05
184 44 Syriana Warner Bros. $93,012 5 $465,100 $62,658,300 11/25/05
185 50 Crossing Delancey Warner Bros. $90,467 1 $90,500 $31,496,100 8/26/88
186 53 The Year of Living Dangerously Warner Bros. $88,444 1 $88,400 $25,973,800 1/21/83
187 58 The Mission Warner Bros. $86,607 1 $86,600 $35,200,100 10/31/86
188 75 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. $78,894 3 $236,700 $29,456,500 11/28/86
189 82 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $76,238 1 $76,200 $77,889,400 11/02/84
190 132 Mystic River Warner Bros. $65,070 13 $845,900 $117,572,000 10/10/03
191 150 Eleni Warner Bros. $62,503 1 $62,500 $684,100 11/01/85
192 177 Defending Your Life Warner Bros. $58,375 3 $175,100 $30,953,500 3/22/91
193 181 Lost in America Warner Bros. $57,877 6 $347,300 $22,823,900 3/15/85
194 195 Michael Clayton Warner Bros. $55,528 15 $832,900 $56,249,500 10/05/07
195 200 Michael Collins Warner Bros. $54,693 6 $328,200 $19,976,600 10/11/96
196 18 The Master Weinstein Company $150,669 5 $753,300 $16,430,500 9/14/12
197 54 The King's Speech Weinstein Company $88,308 4 $353,200 $136,889,000 11/26/10
198 119 Nine Weinstein Company $67,266 4 $269,100 $20,142,100 12/18/09
199 193 Fruitvale Station Weinstein Company $56,029 7 $392,200 $16,340,700 7/12/13
200 197 The Iron Lady Weinstein Company $55,380 4 $221,500 $30,150,200 12/30/11

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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