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Genres

Comedy - What If?

Comedies with realistic settings in which metaphysical questions come to pass, often by fantastical means.
1977-Present



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 40 It's a Boy Girl Thing Alliance $848 100.0% 2 $424 $848 12/7/07
2 7 Bedtime Stories Buena Vista $27,450,296 24.9% 3,681 $7,457 $110,101,975 12/25/08
3 10 Freaky Friday Buena Vista $22,203,007 20.1% 2,954 $7,516 $110,230,332 8/6/03
4 15 Disney's The Kid Buena Vista $12,687,726 18.2% 2,167 $5,854 $69,691,949 7/7/00
5 21 The Hot Chick Buena Vista $7,401,146 21.1% 2,217 $3,338 $35,081,594 12/13/02
6 32 Mr. Destiny Buena Vista $2,991,605 19.5% 727 $4,115 $15,379,253 10/12/90
7 16 Groundhog Day Columbia $12,517,672 17.7% 1,640 $7,632 $70,906,973 2/12/93
8 30 Vice Versa Columbia $4,050,779 29.6% 1,225 $3,306 $13,664,060 3/11/88
9 20 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Focus Features $8,175,198 23.8% 1,353 $6,042 $34,400,301 3/19/04
10 9 Shallow Hal Fox $22,518,295 31.8% 2,770 $8,129 $70,839,203 11/9/01
11 12 Tooth Fairy Fox $14,010,409 23.3% 3,344 $4,190 $60,022,256 1/22/10
12 14 Bedazzled (2000) Fox $13,106,526 34.6% 2,568 $5,103 $37,886,980 10/20/00
13 19 Big Fox $8,216,190 7.1% 1,132 $7,258 $114,968,774 6/3/88
14 27 Just My Luck Fox $5,692,285 32.9% 2,541 $2,240 $17,326,650 5/12/06
15 28 Prelude to a Kiss Fox $5,273,395 26.4% 1,247 $4,228 $20,006,730 7/10/92
16 36 Love Potion No. 9 Fox $416,641 55.2% 278 $1,498 $754,935 11/13/92
17 35 Sliding Doors Miramax $834,817 7.0% 117 $7,135 $11,841,544 4/24/98
18 18 Pleasantville New Line $8,855,063 21.8% 1,636 $5,412 $40,584,421 10/23/98
19 39 P.S. Newmarket $18,710 10.4% 3 $6,236 $180,503 10/15/04
20 33 18 Again New World $1,475,645 57.5% 1,152 $1,280 $2,567,099 4/8/88
21 37 Something Special Palisades Ent. $214,000 77.1% 182 $1,175 $277,405 11/14/86
22 4 What Women Want Paramount $33,614,543 18.4% 3,012 $11,160 $182,811,707 12/15/00
23 25 A Thousand Words Paramount (DreamWorks) $6,176,280 33.5% 1,890 $3,268 $18,450,127 3/9/12
24 3 Click Sony (Revolution) $40,011,365 29.1% 3,749 $10,672 $137,355,633 6/23/06
25 11 13 Going on 30 Sony (Revolution) $21,054,283 36.8% 3,438 $6,123 $57,231,747 4/23/04
26 13 Stranger Than Fiction Sony / Columbia $13,411,093 33.0% 2,264 $5,923 $40,660,952 11/10/06
27 38 Me Myself I Sony Classics $28,030 7.6% 9 $3,114 $369,975 4/7/00
28 22 Like Father, Like Son TriStar $7,189,452 20.9% 1,167 $6,160 $34,377,585 10/2/87
29 24 Peggy Sue Got Married TriStar $6,942,408 16.8% 865 $8,025 $41,382,841 10/10/86
30 1 Bruce Almighty Universal $67,953,330 28.0% 3,483 $19,510 $242,829,261 5/23/03
31 2 Ted Universal $54,415,205 24.9% 3,239 $16,800 $218,815,487 6/29/12
32 5 Liar Liar Universal $31,423,025 17.3% 2,845 $11,045 $181,410,615 3/21/97
33 6 Evan Almighty Universal $31,192,615 31.0% 3,604 $8,654 $100,462,298 6/22/07
34 17 The Family Man Universal $10,554,960 13.9% 2,388 $4,420 $75,793,305 12/22/00
35 26 All of Me Universal $5,803,848 15.9% 1,192 $4,869 $36,403,064 9/21/84
36 29 Ghost Dad Universal $4,803,480 19.4% 1,213 $3,960 $24,707,633 6/29/90
37 34 Being John Malkovich USA Films $1,363,626 6.0% 624 $2,185 $22,863,596 12/3/99
38 23 The Invention of Lying Warner Bros. $7,027,472 38.1% 1,707 $4,117 $18,451,251 10/2/09
39 31 Switch Warner Bros. $3,770,991 24.3% 1,013 $3,722 $15,545,943 5/10/91
40 8 17 Again Warner Bros. (New Line) $23,722,310 37.0% 3,255 $7,288 $64,167,069 4/17/09
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 34 titles):
$16,089,86823.4%2,156$7,463$68,746,431-

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


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