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Sci-Fi Horror

1979-Present



RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 I Am Legend WB $77,211,321 30.1% 3,606 $21,411 $256,393,010 12/14/07
2 War of the Worlds Par. $64,878,725 27.7% 3,908 $16,601 $234,280,354 6/29/05
3 Signs BV $60,117,080 26.4% 3,264 $18,418 $227,966,634 8/2/02
4 Alien Vs. Predator Fox $38,291,056 47.7% 3,395 $11,278 $80,282,231 8/13/04
5 The Purge Uni. $34,058,360 52.8% 2,536 $13,430 $64,473,115 6/7/13
6 Resident Evil: Afterlife SGem $26,650,264 44.3% 3,203 $8,320 $60,128,566 9/10/10
7 Resident Evil: Extinction SGem $23,678,580 46.8% 2,828 $8,372 $50,648,679 9/21/07
8 Resident Evil: Apocalypse SGem $23,036,273 45.0% 3,284 $7,014 $51,201,453 9/10/04
9 Resident Evil: Retribution SGem $21,052,227 49.7% 3,012 $6,989 $42,345,531 9/14/12
10 Alien 3 Fox $19,449,867 35.1% 2,227 $8,733 $55,473,545 5/22/92
11 Resident Evil SGem $17,707,106 44.1% 2,528 $7,004 $40,119,709 3/15/02
12 Species MGM $17,161,943 28.6% 2,310 $7,429 $60,074,103 7/7/95
13 Alien Resurrection Fox $16,474,092 34.5% 2,415 $6,821 $47,795,658 11/26/97
14 Doom Uni. $15,488,870 54.9% 3,044 $5,088 $28,212,337 10/21/05
15 Pitch Black USA $11,577,688 29.5% 1,832 $6,319 $39,240,659 2/18/00
16 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Sony $11,212,889 51.0% 2,177 $5,151 $22,006,296 11/4/94
17 Aliens Vs. Predator - Requiem Fox $10,059,425 24.1% 2,611 $3,853 $41,797,066 12/25/07
18 Aliens Fox $10,052,042 11.8% 1,437 $6,995 $85,160,248 7/18/86
19 Event Horizon Par. $9,511,915 35.7% 2,311 $4,115 $26,673,242 8/15/97
20 The Island of Dr. Moreau NL $9,101,987 32.9% 2,035 $4,472 $27,663,982 8/23/96
21 Apollo 18 W/Dim. $8,704,271 49.2% 3,328 $2,615 $17,687,709 9/2/11
22 The Thing (2011) Uni. $8,493,665 50.2% 2,996 $2,835 $16,928,670 10/14/11
23 Dark Skies W/Dim. $8,189,166 47.0% 2,313 $3,540 $17,418,667 2/22/13
24 Mimic Mira. $7,818,208 30.7% 2,255 $3,467 $25,480,490 8/22/97
25 Splice WB $7,385,277 43.4% 2,450 $3,014 $17,010,170 6/4/10
26 Species II MGM $7,274,008 37.8% 2,510 $2,898 $19,221,939 4/10/98
27 The Fly Fox $7,007,423 17.3% 1,195 $5,863 $40,456,565 8/15/86
28 The Fly II Fox $6,751,371 33.7% 1,524 $4,430 $20,021,322 2/10/89
29 Jason X NL $6,649,006 50.7% 1,878 $3,540 $13,121,555 4/26/02
30 Virus Uni. $6,013,640 42.8% 2,018 $2,980 $14,036,005 1/15/99
31 Alien Fox $5,312,945 6.7% 635 $8,366 $78,944,891 6/22/79
32 Leviathan MGM $5,029,164 32.0% 1,393 $3,610 $15,704,614 3/17/89
33 Pandorum Over. $4,424,126 42.8% 2,506 $1,765 $10,330,853 9/25/09
34 Lifeforce TriS $4,209,136 36.3% 1,526 $2,758 $11,603,545 6/21/85
35 John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars SGem $3,804,452 43.7% 2,048 $1,857 $8,709,640 8/24/01
36 Deepstar Six TriS $3,306,320 40.6% 1,117 $2,960 $8,143,225 1/13/89
37 Maximum Overdrive DEG $3,205,644 43.1% 1,198 $2,675 $7,433,663 7/25/86
38 The Thing (1982) Uni. $3,107,897 15.8% 840 $3,699 $19,629,760 6/25/82
39 Screamers Sony $2,904,140 50.8% 1,560 $1,861 $5,711,695 1/26/96
40 The Blob TriS $2,644,920 32.1% 1,081 $2,446 $8,247,943 8/5/88
41 Hardware Mira. $2,381,285 41.6% 695 $3,426 $5,728,953 9/14/90
42 Monkey Shines Orion $1,902,024 35.6% 1,181 $1,610 $5,344,577 7/29/88
43 Videodrome Uni. $1,194,175 56.3% 600 $1,990 $2,120,439 2/4/83
44 The Kindred FMEnt $602,834 25.0% 207 $2,912 $2,407,024 1/9/87
45 Re-Animator EP $543,728 26.9% 129 $4,214 $2,023,414 10/18/85
46 Watchers Uni. $260,820 27.7% 161 $1,620 $940,173 12/2/88
47 Altered States WB $174,650 0.9% 3 $58,216 $19,853,892 12/25/80
48 Decoys Lions $84,733 100.0% 55 $1,540 $84,733 2/27/04
49 Cube Trim. $57,147 11.4% 16 $3,571 $501,818 9/11/98
50 Body Snatchers WB $31,494 7.3% 13 $2,422 $428,868 1/14/94
51 Alien Abduction IFC $10,514 87.0% 13 $809 $12,087 4/4/14
52 Almost Human IFC $2,722 32.2% 2 $1,361 $8,447 2/21/14
53 The Moth Diaries IFC $2,276 59.3% 2 $1,138 $3,838 4/20/12
54 The Dark Hours N/A $338 79.9% 1 $338 $423 10/13/05
55 Storage 24 Magn. $72 100.0% 1 $72 $72 1/18/13
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 43 titles):
$14,755,44132.9%2,158$6,838$44,906,356-

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Humans Vs. Zombies N/A TBD