Adjuster:

Genres

Foreign Language

1980-Present
Only overseas-produced features counted. Re-issues excluded.



Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1200, #1201-1300, #1301-1400, #1401-1500, #1501-1600, #1601-1668
RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
(Taiwan)
SPC $128,078,872 2,027 $663,205 16 12/8/00
2 Life Is Beautiful
(Italy)
Mira. $57,563,264 1,136 $118,920 6 10/23/98
3 Hero
(China)
Mira. $53,710,019 2,175 $18,004,319 2,031 8/27/04
4 Instructions Not Included LGF $44,467,206 978 $7,846,426 348 8/30/13
5 Pan's Labyrinth
(Mexico)
PicH $37,634,615 1,143 $568,641 17 12/29/06
6 Amelie
(France)
Mira. $33,225,499 303 $136,470 3 11/2/01
7 Jet Li's Fearless
(China)
Rog. $24,633,730 1,810 $10,590,244 1,806 9/22/06
8 Il Postino
(Italy)
Mira. $21,848,932 430 $95,310 10 6/16/95
9 Like Water for Chocolate
(Mexico)
Mira. $21,665,468 64 $23,600 2 2/19/93
10 La Cage aux Folles
(France)
MGM $20,424,259 - $18,709 5 3/30/79
11 Kung Fu Hustle
(China)
SPC $17,108,591 2,503 $269,225 7 4/8/05
12 The Motorcycle Diaries
(Argentina)
Focus $16,781,387 272 $159,819 3 9/24/04
13 Iron Monkey
(Hong Kong)
Mira. $14,694,904 1,235 $6,014,653 1,225 10/12/01
14 Monsoon Wedding
(India)
USA $13,885,966 254 $68,546 2 2/22/02
15 Y Tu Mama Tambien
(Mexico)
IFC $13,839,658 286 $408,091 40 3/15/02
16 Volver
(Spain)
SPC $12,899,867 689 $197,703 5 11/3/06
17 Under the Same Moon Wein. $12,590,147 454 $2,769,655 266 3/19/08
18 Cinema Paradiso
(Italy)
Mira. $12,397,210 124 $16,552 1 2/2/90
19 The Protector (2006)
(Thailand)
W/DD $12,044,087 1,541 $5,034,180 1,541 9/8/06
20 Das Boot
(Germany)
Col. $11,487,676 2 $26,994 2 2/10/82
21 The Lives of Others
(Germany)
SPC $11,286,112 259 $213,589 9 2/9/07
22 Brotherhood of the Wolf
(France)
Uni. $11,260,096 405 $475,181 21 1/11/02
23 House of Flying Daggers
(China)
SPC $11,050,094 1,189 $397,472 15 12/3/04
24 La Vie en Rose
(France)
PicH $10,301,706 178 $179,848 8 6/8/07
25 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $10,198,820 194 $103,507 4 5/25/12
26 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo MBox $10,095,170 202 $335,502 34 3/19/10
27 Shall We Dance?
(Japan)
Mira. $9,499,091 - n/a - 7/11/97
28 Talk to Her
(Spain)
SPC $9,285,469 255 $104,396 2 11/22/02
29 My Life as a Dog
(Sweden)
Skou $8,345,266 1 $11,667 1 5/1/87
30 All About My Mother
(Spain)
SPC $8,272,296 145 $50,362 4 11/5/99
31 Dhoom 3 Yash $8,031,955 239 $3,423,508 239 12/20/13
32 Sarah's Key Wein. $7,693,187 319 $115,708 5 7/22/11
33 The Girl Who Played with Fire MBox $7,638,241 185 $904,998 108 7/9/10
34 City of God
(Brazil)
Mira. $7,564,459 242 $88,292 5 1/17/03
35 Eat Drink Man Woman
(Taiwan)
Gold. $7,294,403 217 $155,512 14 8/3/94
36 Run Lola Run
(Germany)
SPC $7,267,585 172 $123,643 12 6/18/99
37 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
(Spain)
OrionC $7,179,298 - n/a - 11/11/88
38 The Orphanage
(Spain)
PicH $7,161,284 707 $233,323 19 12/28/07
39 A Separation SPC $7,099,055 282 $59,481 3 12/30/11
40 La Cage aux Folles 2
(France)
MGM $6,950,125 - n/a - 2/15/81
41 The Wedding Banquet
(Taiwan)
Gold. $6,933,459 113 $134,870 7 8/6/93
42 Fanny and Alexander
(Sweden)
Emb $6,783,304 - n/a - 6/17/83
43 Amour SPC $6,739,492 333 $68,266 3 12/19/12
44 The Closet (Le Placard)
(France)
Mira. $6,678,894 145 $311,022 44 6/6/01
45 The Grandmaster Wein. $6,594,959 804 $132,617 7 8/23/13
46 Curse of the Golden Flower SPC $6,566,773 1,234 $478,771 60 12/21/06
47 3 Idiots Relbig. $6,532,874 156 $1,645,502 119 12/23/09
48 Maria Full of Grace FL $6,529,624 127 $139,066 7 7/16/04
49 A Very Long Engagement
(France)
WIP $6,524,389 219 $101,749 4 11/26/04
50 The Secret in Their Eyes SPC $6,391,436 166 $167,866 10 4/16/10
51 Nowhere in Africa
(Germany)
Zeit. $6,180,200 78 $22,070 2 3/7/03
52 Tell No One
(France)
MBox $6,177,192 112 $169,707 8 7/2/08
53 Coco Before Chanel
(France)
SPC $6,113,834 307 $406,768 43 9/25/09
54 Cyrano de Bergerac
(France)
OrionC $5,820,020 - n/a - 11/16/90
55 Kolya
(Czech)
Mira. $5,770,254 128 $445,598 128 1/17/97
56 El Crimen del Padre Amaro
(Mexico)
IDP $5,717,044 137 $504,681 43 11/15/02
57 Mongol
(Russia)
PicH $5,705,761 253 $135,326 5 6/6/08
58 Indochine
(France)
SPC $5,603,158 - n/a - 12/23/92
59 Central Station
(Brazil)
SPC $5,596,708 144 $35,708 2 11/20/98
60 Europa, Europa OrionC $5,575,738 34 $31,433 2 6/28/91
61 Water FoxS $5,529,144 91 $56,280 5 4/28/06
62 Downfall
(Germany)
NM $5,509,040 174 $18,195 1 2/18/05
63 The Counterfeiters
(Austria)
SPC $5,488,570 170 $87,514 8 2/22/08
64 Belle Epoque
(Spain)
SPC $5,418,216 - n/a - 2/25/94
65 Amores Perros
(Mexico)
Lions $5,408,467 187 $61,047 2 3/30/01
66 Bread and Tulips
(Italy)
First $5,318,679 84 $32,933 1 7/27/01
67 Chennai Express UTV $5,307,960 196 $2,220,497 196 8/8/13
68 Farewell My Concubine
(China)
Mira. $5,216,888 3 $69,408 3 10/15/93
69 Bad Education
(Spain)
SPC $5,211,842 106 $147,370 3 11/19/04
70 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest MBox $5,190,196 208 $881,737 154 10/29/10
71 Biutiful RAtt. $5,101,237 191 $457,206 59 1/28/11
72 La Femme Nikita
(France)
Gold. $5,017,971 118 $44,047 2 3/8/91
73 Broken Embraces
(Spain)
SPC $5,014,305 202 $107,111 2 11/20/09
74 I Am Love Magn. $5,005,465 166 $121,504 8 6/18/10
75 Jean de Florette
(France)
OrionC $4,940,939 - n/a - 6/26/87
76 Lust, Caution
(China)
Focus $4,604,982 143 $63,918 1 9/28/07
77 Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior Magn. $4,563,167 387 $1,334,869 387 2/11/05
78 Italian for Beginners Mira. $4,544,753 99 $66,047 3 1/18/02
79 Au Revoir, Les Enfants
(France)
OrionC $4,542,825 - n/a - 2/12/88
80 Mediterraneo
(Italy)
Mira. $4,532,791 - n/a - 3/20/92
81 Babette's Feast
(Denmark)
OrionC $4,398,938 - n/a - 3/4/88
82 Black Book SPC $4,398,532 193 $112,521 9 4/4/07
83 Antonia's Line
(Holland)
First $4,228,275 73 $45,051 7 2/2/96
84 The Lunchbox SPC $4,193,344 165 $44,542 3 2/28/14
85 Mostly Martha ParC $4,160,475 143 $40,446 2 8/16/02
86 The Raid: Redemption SPC $4,105,187 881 $213,785 14 3/23/12
87 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
(Spain)
Mira. $4,087,361 82 $65,299 2 5/4/90
88 The Dinner Game
(France)
Lions $4,071,548 67 $25,520 1 7/9/99
89 Ran
(Japan)
OrionC $4,069,653 30 n/a - 9/27/85
90 Good Bye, Lenin!
(Germany)
SPC $4,064,200 125 $57,968 6 2/27/04
91 My Name is Khan FoxS $4,018,771 125 $1,944,027 120 2/12/10
92 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $4,011,254 340 $1,626,090 340 8/31/07
93 Kagemusha
(Japan)
Fox $4,000,000 - n/a - 10/10/80
94 Entre Nous
(France)
MGM $3,974,975 - n/a - 1/25/84
95 Of Gods and Men SPC $3,954,651 120 $308,895 33 2/25/11
96 Manon of the Spring
(France)
OrionC $3,940,542 - n/a - 11/5/87
97 L'Auberge Espagnole
(France)
FoxS $3,897,799 100 $59,315 11 5/16/03
98 With a Friend Like Harry
(France)
Mira. $3,830,441 220 $29,495 2 4/20/01
99 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $3,827,466 161 $1,568,677 161 5/31/13
100 The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat) Lot47 $3,789,952 57 $62,810 35 4/12/02
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,781,325,246----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$1,101,62445$126,38724-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$444,621,727----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$26,154,2191,313$8,308,2201,585-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1200, #1201-1300, #1301-1400, #1401-1500, #1501-1600, #1601-1668


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Sleep Dealer
(Mexico)
Maya 4/17/09
When Evening Falls On Bucharest or Metabolism CGld Fall 2014
Stray Dogs CGld Aug 2014
The Almost Man BWP 8/1/14
What Now? Remind Me CGld 8/8/14
Jealousy Distrib. 8/15/14
Expedition to the End of the World Argo. 8/20/14
The Notebook (2014) SPC 8/29/14
Force Majeure Magn. Oct 2014
Why Don't You Play in Hell Drft. 10/31/14
R100 Drft. 12/12/14
Beloved Sisters MBox 12/24/14
Mommy RAtt. 2015
Johanna
(Hungary)
Tar. TBD
Abel LGF TBD
When a Wolf Falls in Love with a Sheep CL TBD
Jolly LLB FIP TBD
14 Blades RTWC TBD