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Biopic - Music

1978-Present
Excluding documentaries



RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 Walk the Line
(Johnny Cash & June Carter)
Fox $119,519,402 3,160 $22,347,341 2,961 11/18/05
2 Ray
(Ray Charles)
Uni. $75,331,600 2,474 $20,039,730 2,006 10/29/04
3 Coal Miner's Daughter
(Loretta Lynn)
Uni. $67,182,787 - $3,366,443 437 3/7/80
4 La Bamba
(Ritchie Valens)
Col. $54,215,416 1,251 $5,651,990 1,251 7/24/87
5 Amadeus
(Mozart)
Orion $51,973,029 802 $505,276 25 9/21/84
6 Jersey Boys WB $45,937,765 2,905 $13,319,371 2,905 6/20/14
7 What's Love Got to Do with It
(Tina Turner)
BV $39,100,956 1,100 $1,222,718 58 6/11/93
8 Notorious (2009) FoxS $36,843,682 1,641 $20,497,596 1,638 1/16/09
9 Shine
(David Helfgott)
FL $35,892,330 1,050 $162,179 7 11/22/96
10 Selena
(Selena)
WB $35,281,794 1,873 $11,615,722 1,850 3/21/97
11 The Doors
(Jim Morrison)
TriS $34,416,893 1,236 $9,151,800 840 3/1/91
12 The Soloist P/DW $31,720,158 2,090 $9,716,458 2,024 4/24/09
13 The Buddy Holly Story
(Buddy Holly)
Col. $14,363,400 - n/a - 5/19/78
14 Great Balls of Fire!
(Jerry Lee Lewis)
Orion $13,741,060 1,417 $3,807,986 1,417 6/30/89
15 De-Lovely
(Cole Porter)
UA $13,456,633 410 $292,963 16 7/2/04
16 Why Do Fools Fall in Love?
(Frankie Lymon)
WB $12,461,773 1,377 $3,946,382 1,369 8/28/98
17 La Vie en Rose
(Edith Piaf)
PicH $10,301,706 178 $179,848 8 6/8/07
18 Immortal Beloved
(Beethoven)
Sony $9,914,409 463 $120,108 4 12/16/94
19 Sweet Dreams
(Patsy Cline)
TriS $9,085,049 778 $2,161,284 778 10/4/85
20 Cadillac Records
(Chess Records artists)
Sony $8,195,551 701 $3,445,559 687 12/5/08
21 American Hot Wax
(Alan Freed)
Par. $7,932,571 - n/a - 3/17/78
22 El Cantante
(Hector Lavoe)
PicH $7,556,712 542 $3,202,035 542 8/3/07
23 Beyond the Sea
(Bobby Darin)
Lions $6,318,709 383 $45,264 6 12/17/04
24 Topsy-Turvy
(Gilbert & Sullivan)
USA $6,208,548 224 $31,387 2 12/15/99
25 Hilary and Jackie
(Jacqueline du Pre)
Oct. $4,912,892 300 $92,956 6 12/30/98
26 I'm Not There
(Bob Dylan)
Wein. $4,017,609 149 $730,819 130 11/21/07
27 The Runaways
(The Runaways)
App. $3,573,673 244 $805,115 244 3/19/10
28 Sid and Nancy
(Sid Vicious)
Gold. $2,826,523 43 $50,829 2 10/17/86
29 The Sapphires Wein. $2,450,867 126 $38,372 4 3/22/13
30 Backbeat
(The Beatles)
Gram. $2,392,589 211 $126,740 10 4/15/94
31 Bird
(Charlie Parker)
WB $2,181,286 93 $27,116 1 9/30/88
32 Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould
(Glenn Gould)
Gold. $1,319,521 - n/a - 11/26/93
33 24 Hour Party People
(Tony Wilson)
MGM $1,184,096 37 $34,940 2 8/9/02
34 Ma vie en cinemascope All. $1,163,648 - n/a - 12/17/04
35 Control
(Ian Curtis)
Wein. $872,252 29 $27,674 1 10/10/07
36 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life MBox $233,007 19 $25,189 3 8/31/11
37 What We Do Is Secret
(The Germs)
PArch $58,776 7 $5,888 1 8/8/08
38 Stoned
(Brian Jones)
Scre. $38,922 6 $15,409 6 3/24/06
TOTAL (All Movies):$774,177,594----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$20,373,095719$3,600,276625-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$603,716,458----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$40,247,7641,590$10,475,1021,644-



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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Get On Up Uni. 8/1/14