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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 69 3,662 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
2 112 4,038 Carol Weinstein Company 15 $12,711,491 2015
3 78 3,800 Big Eyes Weinstein Company 14 $14,482,031 2014
4 77 3,782 My Week with Marilyn Weinstein Company 12 $14,600,347 2011
5 49 3,359 Quartet Weinstein Company 13 $18,390,117 2013
6 11 2,238 The Reader Weinstein Company 12 $34,194,407 2008
7 7 1,735 The Artist Weinstein Company 11 $44,671,682 2011
8 62 3,588 Wolf Creek Weinstein / Dimension 11 $16,188,180 2005
9 87 3,898 Letters from Iwo Jima Warner Bros. 14 $13,756,082 2006
10 83 3,877 Stand and Deliver Warner Bros. 13 $13,994,920 1988
11 81 3,827 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. 11 $14,302,779 1986
12 79 3,805 To the Arctic (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $14,447,519 2012
13 55 3,482 The Mission Warner Bros. 11 $17,218,023 1986
14 38 3,235 The Pledge Warner Bros. 11 $19,733,089 2001
15 33 3,046 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Warner Bros. 11 $21,583,831 2004
16 23 2,804 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) Warner Bros. 18 $25,094,076 2011
17 10 2,141 Under the Sea 3D Warner Bros. 18 $35,916,045 2009
18 6 1,686 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) Warner Bros. 16 $46,229,748 2006
19 5 1,500 Hubble 3D Warner Bros. 17 $51,744,674 2010
20 84 3,885 Monsoon Wedding USA Films 16 $13,885,966 2002
21 144 4,231 Brotherhood of the Wolf Universal 16 $11,260,096 2002
22 138 4,217 Balto Universal 13 $11,348,324 1995
23 47 3,341 Frost/Nixon Universal 16 $18,622,031 2008
24 39 3,265 The Producers Universal 12 $19,398,532 2005
25 105 3,994 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka United Artists 12 $13,030,057 1988
26 94 3,930 De-Lovely United Artists 13 $13,456,633 2004
27 34 3,048 Bowling for Columbine United Artists 11 $21,576,018 2002
28 26 2,901 Hotel Rwanda United Artists 14 $23,530,892 2004
29 139 4,219 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriStar 13 $11,330,911 1993
30 132 4,178 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriStar 12 $11,585,483 1993
31 86 3,894 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment 12 $13,816,982 2008
32 70 3,667 The Ghost Writer Summit Entertainment 11 $15,541,549 2010
33 57 3,506 The Hurt Locker Summit Entertainment 13 $17,017,811 2009
34 143 4,227 The Lives of Others Sony Classics 15 $11,286,112 2007
35 122 4,117 Foxcatcher Sony Classics 13 $12,096,300 2014
36 118 4,079 Lone Star Sony Classics 12 $12,408,986 1996
37 114 4,052 An Education Sony Classics 14 $12,574,914 2009
38 109 4,026 Rachel Getting Married Sony Classics 14 $12,796,841 2008
39 107 4,012 Volver Sony Classics 19 $12,899,867 2006
40 100 3,982 Whiplash Sony Classics 16 $13,092,000 2014
41 73 3,723 Wings of Courage (IMAX) Sony Classics 59 $15,054,636 1995
42 68 3,654 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) Sony Classics 19 $15,627,434 2000
43 63 3,614 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) Sony Classics 54 $16,015,639 1995
44 44 3,320 Thrill Ride (IMAX) Sony Classics 43 $18,798,590 1997
45 20 2,712 Howards End Sony Classics 13 $25,966,555 1992^
46 17 2,559 Capote Sony Classics 13 $28,750,530 2005
47 30 2,976 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia 14 $22,498,520 2002
48 42 3,297 Bugs! (IMAX) SK Films 22 $19,063,544 2003
49 72 3,698 The Madness of King George Samuel Goldwyn 11 $15,238,689 1994
50 29 2,968 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn 11 $22,549,338 1993
51 135 4,189 The Conspirator Roadside Attractions 11 $11,538,204 2011
52 120 4,106 Barney's Great Adventure PolyGram 11 $12,218,638 1998
53 66 3,633 The Kite Runner Paramount Vantage 13 $15,800,078 2007
54 50 3,361 Into the Wild Paramount Vantage 14 $18,354,356 2007
55 28 2,945 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage 12 $22,911,480 2008
56 124 4,130 The Gift Paramount Classics 13 $12,008,642 2000
57 115 4,063 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Paramount 11 $12,512,862 2012
58 52 3,423 Nebraska Paramount 13 $17,654,912 2013
59 41 3,287 Mother (1996) Paramount 11 $19,145,198 1996
60 74 3,747 Last Chance Harvey Overture Films 13 $14,889,042 2008
61 65 3,629 Gorky Park Orion Pictures 11 $15,856,028 1983
62 95 3,935 Secrets & Lies October 20 $13,417,292 1996
63 37 3,134 Whale Rider Newmarket 13 $20,779,666 2003
64 126 4,142 Deathstalker New World 12 $11,919,250 1983
65 133 4,186 Pump Up the Volume New Line 12 $11,541,758 1990
66 111 4,037 The New World New Line 11 $12,712,093 2005
67 102 3,991 How to Eat Fried Worms New Line 11 $13,040,527 2006
68 25 2,883 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) National Geographic Entertainment 17 $23,746,066 2007
69 91 3,915 Haunted Castle (IMAX) N Wave 30 $13,651,656 2001
70 58 3,546 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) N Wave 27 $16,621,530 2005
71 142 4,225 Ready to Wear Miramax 13 $11,300,653 1994
72 137 4,209 The Shipping News Miramax 16 $11,434,216 2001
73 130 4,159 Strictly Ballroom Miramax 13 $11,738,022 1993
74 125 4,081 Cinema Paradiso Miramax 11 $11,990,401 1990^
75 106 4,003 The Quiet American Miramax 17 $12,988,801 2002
76 97 3,941 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax 11 $13,383,747 1994
77 89 3,905 The Wings of the Dove Miramax 13 $13,692,848 1997
78 59 3,555 Trainspotting Miramax 13 $16,491,080 1996
79 45 3,332 Becoming Jane Miramax 11 $18,670,946 2007
80 32 3,038 Like Water for Chocolate Miramax - $21,665,468 1993
81 31 3,020 Il Postino Miramax 17 $21,848,932 1995
82 9 2,138 In the Bedroom Miramax 12 $35,930,604 2001
83 61 3,580 Black Christmas (2006) MGM (Weinstein) 13 $16,273,581 2006
84 15 2,478 The Great Debaters MGM (Weinstein) 11 $30,236,407 2007
85 140 4,221 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
86 82 3,856 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
87 76 3,777 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
88 2 764 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films 11 $87,178,599 1998
89 43 3,300 The Impossible Lionsgate/Summit 14 $19,019,882 2012
90 150 4,249 Cafe Society Lionsgate 12 $11,103,205 2016
91 136 4,195 No Manches Frida Lionsgate 11 $11,528,613 2016
92 80 3,807 America (2014) Lionsgate 11 $14,444,502 2014
93 40 3,267 Shaun the Sheep Movie Lionsgate 11 $19,375,982 2015
94 131 4,168 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions Gate 17 $11,670,971 2003
95 14 2,416 Monster's Ball Lions Gate 12 $31,273,922 2001
96 145 4,232 Cyberworld 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 18 $11,253,900 2000
97 116 4,070 Extreme (IMAX) IMAX 26 $12,475,172 1999
98 93 3,929 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) IMAX 31 $13,485,455 1998
99 48 3,346 Galapagos (IMAX) IMAX 32 $18,570,493 1999
100 46 3,335 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) IMAX 14 $18,650,521 2000
101 12 2,239 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) IMAX 19 $34,137,524 2005
102 8 1,893 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) IMAX 13 $40,593,486 1998
103 4 1,443 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) IMAX 16 $53,354,743 1998
104 1 702 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) IMAX 13 $93,221,647 2002
105 85 3,891 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
106 22 2,776 Boyhood IFC 11 $25,352,281 2014
107 96 3,938 Solarmax Heliograph 56 $13,400,161 2000
108 147 4,236 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gramercy 20 $11,220,670 1994
109 134 4,187 Boys Don't Cry Fox Searchlight 16 $11,540,607 1999
110 127 4,144 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight 13 $11,902,715 2007
111 110 4,027 Beasts of the Southern Wild Fox Searchlight 12 $12,795,746 2012
112 98 3,950 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight 11 $13,303,319 2011
113 92 3,923 The Namesake Fox Searchlight 12 $13,569,248 2007
114 71 3,669 In America Fox Searchlight 15 $15,539,656 2003
115 54 3,444 Notes on a Scandal Fox Searchlight 13 $17,510,118 2006
116 53 3,430 The Last King of Scotland Fox Searchlight 17 $17,606,684 2006
117 51 3,364 127 Hours Fox Searchlight 11 $18,335,230 2010
118 35 3,054 The Way, Way Back Fox Searchlight 11 $21,506,546 2013
119 24 2,825 Waking Ned Devine Fox Searchlight 12 $24,792,251 1998
120 19 2,707 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight 14 $26,238,243 2008
121 18 2,670 Garden State Fox Searchlight 11 $26,782,316 2004
122 128 4,147 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
123 104 3,993 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
124 16 2,501 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
125 149 4,246 The Danish Girl Focus Features 13 $11,114,018 2015
126 146 4,234 Jane Eyre Focus Features 13 $11,242,660 2011
127 119 4,090 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus Features 11 $12,313,694 2008
128 108 4,022 Anna Karenina Focus Features 12 $12,816,367 2012
129 88 3,900 Broken Flowers Focus Features 12 $13,744,960 2005
130 64 3,628 Far From Heaven Focus Features 11 $15,901,849 2002
131 60 3,576 21 Grams Focus Features 14 $16,290,476 2003
132 13 2,329 The Pianist Focus Features 11 $32,572,577 2002
133 121 4,111 Saving Grace Fine Line 12 $12,178,602 2000
134 123 4,129 In Dreams DreamWorks 11 $12,017,369 1999
135 103 3,992 House of Sand and Fog DreamWorks 13 $13,040,288 2003
136 27 2,928 Match Point DreamWorks 13 $23,151,529 2005
137 36 3,122 A Room with a View Cinecom - $20,966,644 1986
138 99 3,966 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films 12 $13,235,319 2013
139 129 4,153 Bloodsport Cannon Films 16 $11,806,119 1988
140 148 4,244 V.I. Warshawski Buena Vista 11 $11,128,309 1991
141 141 4,223 Casanova Buena Vista 12 $11,304,403 2005
142 117 4,075 People Like Us Buena Vista 11 $12,434,778 2012
143 101 3,986 25th Hour Buena Vista 11 $13,084,595 2002
144 90 3,908 Nixon Buena Vista 13 $13,681,765 1995
145 56 3,503 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) Buena Vista 13 $17,040,871 2003
146 3 1,240 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista 11 $60,655,420 2000^
147 113 4,040 Bon Cop, Bad Cop Alliance 15 $12,665,721 2006
148 75 3,774 Room A24 14 $14,677,654 2015

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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