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All Time Box Office


TOP GROSSING MOVIES THAT NEVER HIT
#1, THE TOP 5 OR TOP 10*

1982–Present


Note: This chart shows the top 150 movies regardless of sorting.
RowRankOR^Title (click to view)StudioTop
Rank
Release
Gross**
Year^
1 70 3,739 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
2 115 4,124 Carol Weinstein Company 15 $12,711,491 2015
3 113 4,114 The Founder Weinstein Company 11 $12,786,053 2017
4 80 3,879 Big Eyes Weinstein Company 14 $14,482,031 2014
5 78 3,860 My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company 12 $14,600,347 2011
6 50 3,434 Quartet Weinstein Company 13 $18,390,117 2013
7 11 2,294 The Reader Weinstein Company 12 $34,194,407 2008
8 7 1,781 The Artist Weinstein Company 11 $44,671,682 2011
9 63 3,665 Wolf Creek Weinstein / Dimension 11 $16,188,180 2005
10 89 3,982 Letters from Iwo Jima Warner Bros. 14 $13,756,082 2006
11 84 3,958 Stand and Deliver Warner Bros. 13 $13,994,920 1988
12 82 3,906 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. 11 $14,302,779 1986
13 79 3,872 To the Arctic (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $14,516,736 2012
14 56 3,559 The Mission Warner Bros. 11 $17,218,023 1986
15 39 3,309 The Pledge Warner Bros. 11 $19,733,089 2001
16 34 3,115 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Warner Bros. 11 $21,583,831 2004
17 22 2,832 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $25,514,272 2011
18 10 2,197 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. 18 $35,916,045 2009
19 6 1,725 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. 16 $46,260,546 2006
20 5 1,532 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. 17 $51,865,370 2010
21 122 4,170 Dangal UTV Communications 11 $12,391,761 2016
22 86 3,967 Monsoon Wedding USA Films 16 $13,885,966 2002
23 149 4,321 Brotherhood of the Wolf Universal 16 $11,260,096 2002
24 143 4,307 Balto Universal 13 $11,348,324 1995
25 48 3,415 Frost/Nixon Universal 16 $18,622,031 2008
26 40 3,339 The Producers Universal 12 $19,398,532 2005
27 107 4,079 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka United Artists 12 $13,030,057 1988
28 96 4,014 De-Lovely United Artists 13 $13,456,633 2004
29 35 3,117 Bowling for Columbine United Artists 11 $21,576,018 2002
30 27 2,969 Hotel Rwanda United Artists 14 $23,530,892 2004
31 144 4,309 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriStar 13 $11,330,911 1993
32 137 4,267 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriStar 12 $11,585,483 1993
33 88 3,978 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment 12 $13,816,982 2008
34 71 3,744 The Ghost Writer Summit Entertainment 11 $15,541,549 2010
35 58 3,583 The Hurt Locker Summit Entertainment 13 $17,017,811 2009
36 148 4,317 The Lives of Others Sony Classics 15 $11,286,112 2007
37 126 4,205 Foxcatcher Sony Classics 13 $12,096,300 2014
38 121 4,165 Lone Star Sony Classics 12 $12,408,986 1996
39 117 4,138 An Education Sony Classics 14 $12,574,914 2009
40 111 4,111 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics 14 $12,796,841 2008
41 109 4,097 Volver Sony Classics 19 $12,899,867 2006
42 102 4,066 Whiplash Sony Classics 16 $13,092,000 2014
43 74 3,800 Wings of Courage (IMAX) Sony Classics 59 $15,054,636 1995
44 69 3,731 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) Sony Classics 19 $15,627,434 2000
45 64 3,691 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) Sony Classics 54 $16,015,639 1995
46 45 3,394 Thrill Ride (IMAX) Sony Classics 43 $18,798,590 1997
47 21 2,778 Howards End Sony Classics 13 $25,966,555 1992^
48 17 2,622 Capote Sony Classics 13 $28,750,530 2005
49 31 3,044 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia 14 $22,498,520 2002
50 43 3,371 Bugs! (IMAX) SK Films 22 $19,063,544 2003
51 73 3,775 The Madness of King George Samuel Goldwyn 11 $15,238,689 1994
52 30 3,036 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn 11 $22,549,338 1993
53 140 4,278 The Conspirator Roadside Attractions 11 $11,538,204 2011
54 124 4,194 Barney's Great Adventure PolyGram 11 $12,218,638 1998
55 67 3,710 The Kite Runner Paramount Vantage 13 $15,800,078 2007
56 51 3,436 Into the Wild Paramount Vantage 14 $18,354,356 2007
57 29 3,013 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage 12 $22,911,480 2008
58 128 4,218 The Gift Paramount Classics 13 $12,008,642 2000
59 118 4,149 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Paramount 11 $12,512,862 2012
60 53 3,499 Nebraska Paramount 13 $17,654,912 2013
61 42 3,362 Mother (1996) Paramount 11 $19,145,198 1996
62 141 4,284 No Manches Frida Pantelion 11 $11,528,613 2016
63 75 3,825 Last Chance Harvey Overture Films 13 $14,889,042 2008
64 66 3,707 Gorky Park Orion Pictures 11 $15,856,028 1983
65 97 4,019 Secrets & Lies October 20 $13,417,292 1996
66 38 3,204 Whale Rider Newmarket 13 $20,779,666 2003
67 130 4,230 Deathstalker New World 12 $11,919,250 1983
68 138 4,275 Pump Up the Volume New Line 12 $11,541,758 1990
69 114 4,123 The New World New Line 11 $12,712,093 2005
70 104 4,076 How to Eat Fried Worms New Line 11 $13,040,527 2006
71 26 2,951 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment 17 $23,746,066 2007
72 93 3,999 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave 30 $13,651,656 2001
73 59 3,623 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) N Wave 27 $16,621,530 2005
74 147 4,315 Ready to Wear Miramax 13 $11,300,653 1994
75 142 4,298 The Shipping News Miramax 16 $11,434,216 2001
76 135 4,248 Strictly Ballroom Miramax 13 $11,738,022 1993
77 129 4,167 Cinema Paradiso Miramax 11 $11,990,401 1990^
78 108 4,088 The Quiet American Miramax 17 $12,988,801 2002
79 99 4,025 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax 11 $13,383,747 1994
80 91 3,989 The Wings of the Dove Miramax 13 $13,692,848 1997
81 60 3,632 Trainspotting Miramax 13 $16,491,080 1996
82 46 3,406 Becoming Jane Miramax 11 $18,670,946 2007
83 33 3,107 Like Water for Chocolate Miramax - $21,665,468 1993
84 32 3,089 Il Postino Miramax 17 $21,848,932 1995
85 9 2,194 In the Bedroom Miramax 12 $35,930,604 2001
86 62 3,657 Black Christmas (2006) MGM (Weinstein) 13 $16,273,581 2006
87 15 2,541 The Great Debaters MGM (Weinstein) 11 $30,236,407 2007
88 145 4,311 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
89 83 3,936 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
90 77 3,855 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
91 2 792 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films 11 $87,178,599 1998
92 44 3,374 The Impossible Lionsgate/Summit 14 $19,019,882 2012
93 81 3,885 America (2014) Lionsgate 11 $14,444,502 2014
94 41 3,341 Shaun the Sheep Movie Lionsgate 11 $19,375,982 2015
95 136 4,257 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions Gate 17 $11,670,971 2003
96 14 2,476 Monster's Ball Lions Gate 12 $31,273,922 2001
97 150 4,322 Cyberworld 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 18 $11,253,900 2000
98 132 4,235 A Beautiful Planet IMAX 24 $11,876,278 2016
99 119 4,156 Extreme (IMAX) IMAX 26 $12,475,172 1999
100 95 4,013 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) IMAX 31 $13,485,455 1998
101 49 3,421 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX 32 $18,581,947 1999
102 47 3,409 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) IMAX 14 $18,650,521 2000
103 12 2,295 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX 19 $34,137,524 2005
104 8 1,943 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) IMAX 13 $40,593,486 1998
105 4 1,481 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX 16 $53,354,743 1998
106 1 730 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 13 $93,293,844 2002
107 87 3,975 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
108 24 2,844 Boyhood IFC 11 $25,352,281 2014
109 98 4,022 Solarmax Heliograph 56 $13,400,161 2000
110 139 4,276 Boys Don't Cry Fox Searchlight 16 $11,540,607 1999
111 131 4,232 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight 13 $11,902,715 2007
112 112 4,112 Beasts of the Southern Wild Fox Searchlight 12 $12,795,746 2012
113 100 4,034 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight 11 $13,303,319 2011
114 94 4,007 The Namesake Fox Searchlight 12 $13,569,248 2007
115 85 3,961 Jackie Fox Searchlight 14 $13,960,394 2016
116 72 3,746 In America Fox Searchlight 15 $15,539,656 2003
117 55 3,520 Notes on a Scandal Fox Searchlight 13 $17,510,118 2006
118 54 3,506 The Last King of Scotland Fox Searchlight 17 $17,606,684 2006
119 52 3,439 127 Hours Fox Searchlight 11 $18,335,230 2010
120 36 3,123 The Way, Way Back Fox Searchlight 11 $21,506,546 2013
121 25 2,893 Waking Ned Devine Fox Searchlight 12 $24,792,251 1998
122 20 2,773 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight 14 $26,238,243 2008
123 19 2,736 Garden State Fox Searchlight 11 $26,782,316 2004
124 133 4,236 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
125 106 4,078 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
126 16 2,564 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
127 123 4,177 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus Features 11 $12,313,694 2008
128 110 4,107 Anna Karenina Focus Features 12 $12,816,367 2012
129 90 3,984 Broken Flowers Focus Features 12 $13,744,960 2005
130 65 3,705 Far From Heaven Focus Features 11 $15,901,849 2002
131 61 3,653 21 Grams Focus Features 14 $16,290,476 2003
132 13 2,386 The Pianist Focus Features 11 $32,572,577 2002
133 125 4,199 Saving Grace Fine Line 12 $12,178,602 2000
134 127 4,217 In Dreams DreamWorks 11 $12,017,369 1999
135 105 4,077 House of Sand and Fog DreamWorks 13 $13,040,288 2003
136 28 2,996 Match Point DreamWorks 13 $23,151,529 2005
137 37 3,191 A Room with a View Cinecom - $20,966,644 1986
138 101 4,050 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films 12 $13,235,319 2013
139 134 4,242 Bloodsport Cannon Films 16 $11,806,119 1988
140 146 4,313 Casanova Buena Vista 12 $11,304,403 2005
141 120 4,161 People Like Us Buena Vista 11 $12,434,778 2012
142 103 4,070 25th Hour Buena Vista 11 $13,084,595 2002
143 92 3,992 Nixon Buena Vista 13 $13,681,765 1995
144 57 3,580 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) Buena Vista 13 $17,040,871 2003
145 3 1,273 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista 11 $60,655,420 2000^
146 116 4,126 Bon Cop, Bad Cop Alliance 15 $12,665,721 2006
147 76 3,852 Room A24 14 $14,677,654 2015
148 18 2,667 Moonlight (2016) A24 11 $27,854,932 2016

CHART NOTES
* Movies that never hit the top 10 on the weekend charts in a single release.
# Overall all time rank (rank includes multple releases, if any).
** Additional releases, if any, are not included in the gross total.
^ Indicates the movie has multiple theatrical releases.

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