> ALL TIME BOX OFFICE

Adjuster:

WORST WIDE OPENINGS
1982–Present


Note: Wide Releases (opening at 600+ theaters), worst 200 openings only.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of
Total
TheatersAvg.Total Gross^Wide
Date**
63 Tusk A24 $846,831 59.3% 602 $1,407 $1,427,014 9/19/14
65 What If (2014) CBS $854,364 24.5% 787 $1,086 $3,493,000 8/15/14
134 Wish I Was Here Focus $1,154,548 32.1% 625 $1,847 $3,591,299 7/25/14
64 Persecuted MNE $851,391 54.6% 736 $1,157 $1,558,836 7/18/14
16 The Rover A24 $481,214 43.2% 608 $791 $1,114,423 6/20/14
24 The Railway Man Wein. $551,943 12.4% 600 $920 $4,438,438 5/23/14
80 The Raid 2 SPC $956,672 36.4% 954 $1,003 $2,627,209 4/11/14
191 Anchorman 2 (R-Rated Extended Cut) Par. $1,358,833 62.2% 1,317 $1,032 $2,184,339 2/28/14
43 The Spectacular Now A24 $704,950 10.3% 770 $916 $6,854,611 9/13/13
132 The Company You Keep SPC $1,152,905 22.5% 807 $1,429 $5,133,027 4/26/13
18 Phantom (2013) RCR $508,000 49.1% 1,118 $454 $1,034,589 3/1/13
12 Oogieloves In The BIG Balloon Adventure KVP $443,901 41.6% 2,160 $206 $1,065,907 8/29/12
140 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $1,183,701 35.0% 800 $1,480 $3,377,618 8/8/12
81 The Raid: Redemption SPC $961,454 23.4% 881 $1,091 $4,105,187 4/13/12
26 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $561,097 3.8% 602 $932 $14,600,347 12/23/11
83 The Mighty Macs QM $963,221 50.9% 975 $988 $1,891,936 10/21/11
5 Creature (2011) BD $327,000 64.3% 1,507 $217 $508,714 9/9/11
39 The Art of Getting By FoxS $679,160 47.5% 610 $1,113 $1,430,241 6/17/11
46 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night OMNI/FSR $754,779 63.6% 875 $863 $1,186,538 4/29/11
125 The King's Speech (PG-13) Wein. $1,133,162 33.9% 1,011 $1,121 $3,344,306 4/1/11
148 The Way Back NM $1,218,868 45.1% 678 $1,798 $2,701,859 1/21/11
4 The Virginity Hit Sony $301,885 47.4% 700 $431 $636,706 9/24/10
7 Standing Ovation RM $343,125 64.5% 623 $551 $531,806 7/16/10
108 Letters to God Viv. $1,088,873 38.2% 897 $1,214 $2,848,578 4/9/10
47 An Education SPC $763,234 6.1% 761 $1,003 $12,574,914 2/5/10
3 Transylmania FullC $263,941 66.4% 1,007 $262 $397,641 12/4/09
62 X Games 3D The Movie BV $837,216 60.2% 1,399 $598 $1,391,434 8/21/09
107 Battle for Terra LGF $1,082,064 65.7% 1,159 $934 $1,647,083 5/1/09
86 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $980,560 8.1% 642 $1,527 $12,062,558 4/17/09
20 Delgo Free $511,920 73.7% 2,160 $237 $694,782 12/12/08
6 Nobel Son Free $333,912 61.8% 893 $374 $540,382 12/5/08
101 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $1,031,036 11.4% 678 $1,521 $9,046,156 12/5/08
1 Proud American Slow $96,076 73.1% 750 $128 $131,357 9/12/08
96 Redbelt SPC $1,012,435 43.2% 1,379 $734 $2,345,941 5/9/08
99 U2 3D NGE $1,026,121 9.9% 686 $1,496 $10,363,341 2/22/08
14 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland PicH $464,170 76.9% 962 $483 $603,894 2/8/08
15 The Ten Commandments (2007) RM $478,910 50.3% 830 $577 $952,820 10/19/07
28 Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour Free $586,283 68.3% 1,121 $523 $858,415 10/19/07
34 The Final Season YFG $661,049 57.0% 1,011 $653 $1,159,691 10/12/07
184 The Jane Austen Book Club SPC $1,343,596 37.6% 1,232 $1,090 $3,575,227 10/5/07
19 The Brothers Solomon SGem $508,601 56.5% 700 $726 $900,926 9/7/07
29 September Dawn Slow $601,857 56.4% 857 $702 $1,066,555 8/24/07
25 Skinwalkers ADF $553,520 54.3% 745 $742 $1,018,965 8/10/07
190 Gracie PicH $1,355,904 45.9% 1,164 $1,164 $2,956,339 6/1/07
150 The Hoax Mira. $1,229,781 17.2% 1,069 $1,150 $7,164,995 4/20/07
50 Slow Burn LGF $778,123 62.9% 1,163 $669 $1,237,615 4/13/07
153 The Ultimate Gift BPic $1,241,079 36.1% 816 $1,520 $3,438,735 3/9/07
51 The Abandoned ADF $782,000 58.7% 1,000 $782 $1,331,137 2/23/07
127 Volver SPC $1,140,304 8.8% 689 $1,655 $12,899,867 1/26/07
116 Art School Confidential SPC $1,118,080 33.9% 762 $1,467 $3,297,137 5/12/06
11 Kids in America Slow $440,228 81.9% 701 $628 $537,667 10/21/05
69 Oliver Twist Sony $888,721 42.7% 779 $1,140 $2,080,321 9/30/05
75 A Sound of Thunder WB $917,398 48.3% 816 $1,124 $1,900,451 9/2/05
37 Undiscovered Lions $676,048 63.2% 1,304 $518 $1,069,318 8/26/05
181 Supercross Fox $1,330,520 42.9% 1,621 $820 $3,102,550 8/17/05
2 The Passion Recut NM $223,789 44.0% 957 $233 $508,326 3/11/05
142 Indigo Mont. $1,190,000 100.0% 603 $1,973 $1,190,000 1/28/05
10 National Lampoon's Gold Diggers P&A $403,164 76.5% 1,062 $379 $527,000 9/17/04
152 Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius FFn. $1,233,297 45.8% 1,332 $925 $2,694,071 4/30/04
68 Marci X Par. $872,950 52.9% 1,200 $727 $1,648,818 8/22/03
106 DysFunKtional Family Mira. $1,079,797 47.9% 602 $1,793 $2,255,000 4/4/03
123 Adaptation. Sony $1,130,480 5.0% 672 $1,682 $22,498,520 2/14/03
131 Pinocchio Mira. $1,151,463 31.3% 1,195 $963 $3,675,719 12/25/02
128 Soul Survivors Art. $1,140,698 36.7% 601 $1,898 $3,111,545 9/7/01
173 All the Pretty Horses Mira. $1,304,971 8.4% 1,483 $879 $15,540,353 12/25/00
27 Turn It Up NL $576,820 46.2% 661 $872 $1,247,949 9/8/00
195 Isn't She Great Uni. $1,368,705 46.2% 750 $1,824 $2,962,465 1/28/00
193 Being John Malkovich USA $1,363,626 6.0% 624 $2,185 $22,863,596 12/3/99
94 Crazy in Alabama Sony $1,010,596 50.4% 1,214 $832 $2,005,840 10/22/99
182 Love Stinks IA $1,339,575 45.8% 1,325 $1,011 $2,924,635 9/10/99
56 A Dog of Flanders WB $807,873 37.3% 1,267 $637 $2,165,637 8/27/99
95 Goodbye Lover WB $1,011,175 52.1% 865 $1,168 $1,940,299 4/16/99
103 Ravenous Fox $1,040,727 50.5% 1,040 $1,000 $2,062,405 3/19/99
110 Elizabeth  Gram. $1,098,569 3.7% 624 $1,760 $30,082,699 2/19/99
111 Tarzan and the Lost City WB $1,110,564 51.1% 1,412 $787 $2,172,941 4/24/98
200 The Matchmaker Gram. $1,378,930 40.7% 705 $1,955 $3,392,080 10/3/97
97 Masterminds Sony $1,014,606 52.4% 1,186 $855 $1,935,539 8/22/97
67 Steel WB $870,068 50.9% 1,260 $690 $1,710,972 8/15/97
90 Free Willy 3: The Rescue WB $992,651 28.8% 1,258 $789 $3,446,539 8/8/97
176 Til There Was You Par. $1,315,445 37.3% 753 $1,746 $3,525,125 5/30/97
78 Cats Don't Dance WB $939,781 26.3% 1,252 $750 $3,566,637 3/28/97
197 Shadow Conspiracy BV $1,370,831 59.3% 837 $1,637 $2,312,463 1/31/97
31 Bad Moon WB $607,081 57.5% 825 $735 $1,055,525 11/1/96
84 Faithful NL $967,956 46.0% 803 $1,205 $2,104,439 4/5/96
115 Race the Sun Sony $1,116,504 57.4% 1,218 $916 $1,945,552 3/22/96
174 If Lucy Fell Sony $1,308,088 54.0% 1,200 $1,090 $2,420,162 3/8/96
124 Big Bully WB $1,131,094 55.4% 1,143 $989 $2,042,530 1/26/96
88 Wild Bill MGM $987,515 45.0% 775 $1,274 $2,193,982 12/1/95
133 Mallrats Gram. $1,153,838 54.4% 852 $1,354 $2,122,561 10/20/95
156 Moonlight and Valentino Gram. $1,250,912 50.4% 669 $1,869 $2,484,226 9/29/95
121 The Perez Family Gold. $1,127,645 39.8% 928 $1,215 $2,832,826 5/12/95
38 Destiny Turns on the Radio Sav. $676,659 57.5% 1,126 $600 $1,176,982 4/28/95
145 The Cure Uni. $1,206,415 47.0% 832 $1,450 $2,568,425 4/21/95
120 The Pebble and the Penguin MGM $1,123,041 28.2% 1,315 $854 $3,983,912 4/14/95
77 The Mangler NL $933,809 52.4% 800 $1,167 $1,781,383 3/3/95
198 Double Dragon Gram. $1,376,561 58.8% 1,087 $1,266 $2,341,309 11/4/94
117 Squanto: A Warrior's Tale BV $1,119,016 33.5% 1,022 $1,094 $3,342,223 10/28/94
61 Radioland Murders Uni. $835,570 63.5% 844 $990 $1,316,865 10/21/94
129 A Good Man in Africa Gram. $1,144,942 49.6% 794 $1,441 $2,308,390 9/9/94
165 Black Beauty WB $1,285,820 27.8% 1,312 $980 $4,630,377 7/29/94
13 The Princess and the Goblin Hemd $451,560 21.5% 795 $568 $2,105,078 6/3/94
45 Chasers WB $733,859 46.0% 782 $938 $1,596,687 4/22/94
172 The Piano Mira. $1,301,973 3.2% 610 $2,134 $40,157,856 2/11/94
54 Car 54, Where Are You? Orion $791,182 63.9% 608 $1,301 $1,238,080 1/28/94
141 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm WB $1,189,975 21.2% 1,506 $790 $5,617,391 12/25/93
53 The Nutcracker WB $783,721 37.0% 786 $997 $2,119,994 11/24/93
55 Josh and S.A.M. Col. $800,469 48.8% 774 $1,034 $1,640,220 11/24/93
71 Ernest Rides Again EPG $905,010 62.4% 1,190 $760 $1,450,029 11/12/93
138 Mr. Wonderful WB $1,177,311 37.7% 720 $1,635 $3,125,424 10/15/93
160 Airborne WB $1,262,239 44.3% 982 $1,285 $2,850,263 9/17/93
122 Son of the Pink Panther MGM $1,129,689 46.3% 983 $1,149 $2,438,031 8/27/93
166 Father Hood BV $1,286,806 37.6% 643 $2,001 $3,418,141 8/27/93
167 Only the Strong Fox $1,286,889 39.2% 668 $1,926 $3,283,371 8/27/93
157 Tom & Jerry - The Movie Mira. $1,255,912 35.3% 1,045 $1,201 $3,560,469 7/30/93
22 The Opposite Sex and How to Live With Them Mira. $525,004 76.0% 630 $833 $690,966 3/26/93
105 Married to It Orion $1,077,278 52.3% 822 $1,310 $2,059,832 3/26/93
188 Hexed Col. $1,351,510 48.5% 960 $1,407 $2,786,807 1/22/93
126 The Public Eye Uni. $1,139,825 37.2% 635 $1,795 $3,067,917 10/16/92
113 Out on a Limb Uni. $1,114,255 67.1% 703 $1,585 $1,659,542 9/4/92
17 Freddie as F.R.o.7. Mira. $501,230 44.8% 1,257 $398 $1,119,368 8/28/92
146 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag BV $1,206,799 32.4% 693 $1,741 $3,721,911 8/21/92
87 Mom and Dad Save the World WB $984,627 48.4% 904 $1,089 $2,034,470 7/24/92
79 Aces: Iron Eagle III NL $942,814 37.4% 1,051 $897 $2,517,600 6/12/92
8 Turtle Beach WB $350,951 45.1% 727 $482 $778,535 5/1/92
187 Year of the Comet Col. $1,350,939 48.4% 1,001 $1,349 $2,791,515 4/24/92
151 Newsies BV $1,232,508 43.7% 1,223 $1,007 $2,819,485 4/10/92
32 Ruby Triu $614,327 66.8% 764 $804 $919,286 3/27/92
135 Love Crimes Mira. $1,157,370 50.6% 669 $1,730 $2,287,928 1/24/92
154 Rush MGM $1,245,261 17.2% 664 $1,875 $7,241,350 1/17/92
30 Year of the Gun Triu $606,046 51.3% 739 $820 $1,182,273 11/1/91
163 Return to the Blue Lagoon Col. $1,277,428 45.5% 1,246 $1,025 $2,807,854 8/2/91
9 Rich Girl Stu3 $368,056 65.6% 1,058 $347 $561,000 5/3/91
192 My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Gold. $1,361,700 37.8% 850 $1,602 $3,603,615 3/1/91
72 The Nutcracker Prince WB $908,999 51.0% 906 $1,003 $1,781,694 11/21/90
194 Desperate Hours (1990) MGM $1,367,657 49.9% 1,033 $1,323 $2,742,912 10/5/90
48 The Fourth War Can. $776,449 59.5% 1,005 $772 $1,305,887 3/23/90
44 The Forbidden Dance Col. $720,864 39.5% 637 $1,131 $1,823,154 3/16/90
89 Best of the Best Tau $990,000 58.2% 600 $1,650 $1,700,000 11/10/89
196 In Country WB $1,369,762 38.8% 606 $2,260 $3,531,971 9/29/89
40 Wired Tau $681,054 62.5% 745 $914 $1,089,000 8/25/89
119 Rude Awakening Orion $1,121,542 35.4% 953 $1,176 $3,169,719 8/18/89
33 How I Got Into College Fox $651,850 39.7% 743 $877 $1,642,239 5/19/89
177 Sing TriS $1,315,872 58.2% 864 $1,523 $2,260,616 3/31/89
112 Rooftops NCeV $1,111,263 54.4% 1,044 $1,064 $2,043,889 3/17/89
130 Farewell to the King Orion $1,150,531 47.5% 650 $1,770 $2,420,917 3/3/89
92 Talk Radio Uni. $1,009,209 29.1% 645 $1,564 $3,468,572 1/13/89
162 Kansas TWE $1,274,742 52.4% 847 $1,505 $2,432,536 9/23/88
73 Vibes Col. $916,482 48.7% 1,003 $913 $1,883,811 8/5/88
76 New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking Col. $933,462 26.1% 844 $1,105 $3,569,939 7/29/88
178 Leonard Part 6 Col. $1,316,337 28.5% 1,142 $1,152 $4,615,255 12/18/87
58 Date with an Angel DEG $816,062 41.0% 843 $968 $1,988,962 11/20/87
100 Russkies NCeV $1,030,101 47.1% 604 $1,705 $2,189,047 11/6/87
49 The Big Town Col. $776,675 44.8% 762 $1,019 $1,733,017 9/25/87
179 North Shore Uni. $1,319,290 34.4% 802 $1,645 $3,832,228 8/14/87
91 The Care Bears Movie 3 Cinpx $1,005,386 38.6% 1,094 $919 $2,608,000 8/7/87
21 Million Dollar Mystery DEG $513,731 51.9% 1,396 $368 $989,033 6/12/87
199 Malone Orion $1,377,691 45.0% 1,326 $1,038 $3,060,858 5/1/87
189 Heat (1987) NCeV $1,354,375 48.5% 863 $1,569 $2,793,214 3/13/87
82 The Mission WB $963,000 5.6% 730 $1,319 $17,218,023 2/6/87
158 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,260,195 5.5% 685 $1,839 $22,905,522 1/23/87
59 The Color Purple (Re-issue) WB $816,269 19.0% 601 $1,358 $4,292,009 1/16/87
137 King Kong Lives DEG $1,172,942 24.9% 1,105 $1,061 $4,711,220 12/19/86
42 Solarbabies MGM $704,692 44.6% 692 $1,018 $1,579,260 11/26/86
164 Streets of Gold Fox $1,279,498 50.3% 797 $1,605 $2,546,238 11/14/86
102 Pirates (1986) Can. $1,035,447 63.1% 1,108 $934 $1,641,825 7/18/86
36 My Little Pony DEG $674,724 11.3% 734 $919 $5,958,456 6/13/86
104 Jake Speed NW $1,058,048 54.4% 795 $1,330 $1,943,751 5/30/86
60 Critters NL $818,018 6.2% 621 $1,317 $13,167,232 5/9/86
139 Dangerously Close Can. $1,180,506 49.4% 827 $1,427 $2,390,525 5/9/86
155 Lucas Fox $1,250,101 15.2% 628 $1,990 $8,200,000 3/28/86
23 GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords Atl $531,905 39.7% 1,045 $509 $1,338,264 3/21/86
168 Bad Medicine Fox $1,289,783 48.0% 731 $1,764 $2,685,453 11/22/85
118 Maxie Orion $1,121,531 43.7% 778 $1,441 $2,564,278 9/27/85
159 Gymkata MGM $1,261,845 22.0% 654 $1,929 $5,730,596 5/3/85
175 The Slugger's Wife Col. $1,314,993 70.0% 898 $1,464 $1,878,561 3/29/85
114 Heavenly Bodies MGM $1,114,635 60.6% 1,504 $741 $1,839,623 2/1/85
52 Falling in Love Par. $782,347 7.0% 701 $1,116 $11,129,057 12/14/84
144 Runaway TriS $1,198,279 17.7% 720 $1,664 $6,770,587 12/14/84
41 A Christmas Story (Re-issue) MGM $703,439 53.7% 602 $1,168 $1,311,065 11/30/84
136 The Bear (1984) Emb $1,160,644 43.2% 750 $1,547 $2,687,148 9/28/84
93 Electric Dreams MGM $1,009,586 46.0% 920 $1,097 $2,193,612 7/20/84
66 Finders Keepers WB $865,207 59.0% 753 $1,149 $1,467,396 5/18/84
74 Misunderstood MGM $916,967 60.1% 741 $1,237 $1,525,532 3/30/84
98 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox $1,020,958 7.8% 638 $1,600 $13,030,214 12/16/83
169 Gorky Park Orion $1,290,754 8.1% 629 $2,052 $15,856,028 12/16/83
186 The Man Who Loved Women Col. $1,347,032 12.3% 802 $1,679 $10,964,231 12/16/83
57 Nate and Hayes Par. $815,160 41.5% 925 $881 $1,963,756 11/18/83
149 The Lonely Lady Uni. $1,223,220 100.0% 703 $1,740 $1,223,220 9/30/83
171 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,301,800 22.9% 1,119 $1,163 $5,678,950 9/2/83
161 Metalstorm Uni. $1,274,000 24.0% 784 $1,625 $5,301,085 8/26/83
70 Rocky III (Re-issue) MGM $902,228 100.0% 1,071 $842 $902,228 5/6/83
180 Raiders of the Lost Ark (Re-issue) (1983) Par. $1,327,451 11.7% 628 $2,113 $11,374,454 3/25/83
143 Videodrome Uni. $1,194,175 56.3% 600 $1,990 $2,120,439 2/4/83
170 Peter Pan (Re-issue) (1982) BV $1,296,732 7.5% 750 $1,728 $17,200,000 12/24/82
185 Kiss Me Goodbye Fox $1,345,672 8.5% 783 $1,718 $15,782,759 12/24/82
35 Honky Tonk Man WB $667,727 14.9% 677 $986 $4,484,991 12/17/82
85 Six Weeks Uni. $978,541 14.7% 613 $1,596 $6,668,025 12/17/82
183 Trail of the Pink Panther MGM $1,341,695 14.8% 806 $1,664 $9,056,073 12/17/82
109 It Came From Hollywood Par. $1,095,003 42.6% 650 $1,684 $2,573,342 10/29/82
147 Jinxed MGM $1,209,311 42.1% 877 $1,378 $2,869,638 10/22/82

CHART NOTES
* Opening is the opening weekend of the wide release date.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.
** Release date is the date the movie went wide (600+ theaters).
Highlighted rows indicated movies released in the past year.

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