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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.
RankOR^Title (click to view)StudioTop
Rank
Release
Gross**
Year^
1 665 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax 13 $92,165,012 2002
2 714 Everest (IMAX) MFF 11 $87,178,599 1998
3 1,158 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV 11 $60,655,420 2000^
4 1,348 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax 16 $53,346,750 1998
5 1,577 Hubble 3D WB 17 $46,370,134 2010
6 1,585 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB 16 $46,097,386 2006
7 1,629 The Artist Wein. 11 $44,671,682 2011
8 1,780 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) Imax 13 $40,593,486 1998
9 2,020 In the Bedroom Mira. 12 $35,930,604 2001
10 2,023 Under the Sea 3D WB 18 $35,916,045 2009
11 2,112 The Reader Wein. 12 $34,194,407 2008
12 2,113 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax 19 $34,135,538 2005
13 2,202 The Pianist Focus 11 $32,572,577 2002
14 2,286 Monster's Ball Lions 12 $31,273,922 2001
15 2,349 The Great Debaters MGM/W 11 $30,236,407 2007
16 2,371 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
17 2,425 Capote SPC 13 $28,750,530 2005
18 2,530 Garden State FoxS 11 $26,782,316 2004
19 2,564 The Wrestler FoxS 14 $26,238,243 2008
20 2,578 Howards End SPC 13 $25,966,555 1992
22 2,632 Boyhood IFC 11 $25,352,281 2014
23 2,678 Waking Ned Devine FoxS 12 $24,792,251 1998
24 2,732 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB 18 $23,862,402 2011
25 2,736 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE 17 $23,746,066 2007
26 2,753 Hotel Rwanda UA 14 $23,530,892 2004
27 2,780 Match Point DW 13 $23,151,529 2005
28 2,796 Revolutionary Road ParV 12 $22,911,480 2008
29 2,819 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. 11 $22,549,338 1993
30 2,827 Adaptation. Sony 14 $22,498,520 2002
31 2,869 Il Postino Mira. 17 $21,848,932 1995
32 2,887 Like Water for Chocolate Mira. - $21,665,468 1993
33 2,894 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB 11 $21,583,831 2004
34 2,896 Bowling for Columbine UA 11 $21,576,018 2002
35 2,902 The Way, Way Back FoxS 11 $21,506,546 2013
36 2,968 A Room with a View Cinc - $20,966,644 1986
37 2,979 Whale Rider NM 13 $20,779,666 2003
38 3,075 The Pledge WB 11 $19,733,089 2001
39 3,104 The Producers Uni. 12 $19,398,532 2005
40 3,125 Mother (1996) Par. 11 $19,145,198 1996
41 3,134 Bugs! (IMAX) SK 22 $19,063,544 2003
42 3,137 The Impossible LG/S 14 $19,019,882 2012
43 3,157 Thrill Ride (IMAX) SPC 43 $18,798,590 1997
44 3,166 Becoming Jane Mira. 11 $18,670,946 2007
45 3,170 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) Imax 14 $18,650,521 2000
46 3,176 Frost/Nixon Uni. 16 $18,622,031 2008
47 3,193 Quartet Wein. 13 $18,390,117 2013
48 3,195 Into the Wild ParV 14 $18,354,356 2007
49 3,196 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax 32 $18,352,194 1999
50 3,199 127 Hours FoxS 11 $18,335,230 2010
51 3,255 Nebraska Par. 13 $17,654,912 2013
52 3,262 The Last King of Scotland FoxS 17 $17,606,684 2006
53 3,276 Notes on a Scandal FoxS 13 $17,510,118 2006
54 3,312 The Mission WB 11 $17,218,023 1986
55 3,332 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV 13 $17,040,871 2003
56 3,335 The Hurt Locker Sum. 13 $17,017,811 2009
57 3,375 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav 27 $16,621,530 2005
58 3,384 Trainspotting Mira. 13 $16,491,080 1996
59 3,404 21 Grams Focus 14 $16,290,476 2003
60 3,408 Black Christmas (2006) MGM/W 13 $16,273,581 2006
61 3,416 Wolf Creek W/Dim. 11 $16,188,180 2005
62 3,441 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) SPC 54 $16,015,639 1995
63 3,456 Far From Heaven Focus 11 $15,901,849 2002
64 3,457 Gorky Park Orion 11 $15,856,028 1983
65 3,460 The Kite Runner ParV 13 $15,800,078 2007
67 3,480 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) SPC 19 $15,627,434 2000
68 3,488 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
69 3,493 The Ghost Writer Sum. 11 $15,541,549 2010
70 3,495 In America FoxS 15 $15,539,656 2003
71 3,523 The Madness of King George Gold. 11 $15,238,689 1994
72 3,548 Wings of Courage (IMAX) SPC 59 $15,054,636 1995
73 3,572 Last Chance Harvey Over. 13 $14,889,042 2008
74 3,598 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
75 3,604 My Week with Marilyn Wein. 12 $14,600,347 2011
76 3,622 Big Eyes Wein. 14 $14,482,031 2014
77 3,627 America (2014) LGF 11 $14,444,502 2014
78 3,645 The Mosquito Coast WB 11 $14,302,779 1986
79 3,661 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB 18 $14,198,636 2012
80 3,675 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
81 3,695 Stand and Deliver WB 13 $13,994,920 1988
82 3,703 Monsoon Wedding USA 16 $13,885,966 2002
83 3,709 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
84 3,712 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. 12 $13,816,982 2008
85 3,716 Letters from Iwo Jima WB 14 $13,756,082 2006
86 3,718 Broken Flowers Focus 12 $13,744,960 2005
87 3,723 The Wings of the Dove Mira. 13 $13,692,848 1997
88 3,726 Nixon BV 13 $13,681,765 1995
89 3,732 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav 30 $13,651,656 2001
90 3,740 The Namesake FoxS 12 $13,569,248 2007
91 3,746 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) Imax 31 $13,485,455 1998
92 3,747 De-Lovely UA 13 $13,456,633 2004
93 3,752 Secrets & Lies Oct. 20 $13,417,292 1996
94 3,755 Solarmax Hel. 56 $13,400,161 2000
95 3,758 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. 11 $13,383,747 1994
96 3,767 The Tree of Life FoxS 11 $13,303,319 2011
97 3,783 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS 12 $13,235,319 2013
98 3,798 Whiplash SPC 16 $13,092,000 2014
99 3,802 25th Hour BV 11 $13,084,595 2002
100 3,807 How to Eat Fried Worms NL 11 $13,040,527 2006
101 3,808 House of Sand and Fog DW 13 $13,040,288 2003
102 3,809 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
103 3,810 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka UA 12 $13,030,057 1988
104 3,819 The Quiet American Mira. 17 $12,988,801 2002
105 3,828 Volver SPC 19 $12,899,867 2006
106 3,838 Anna Karenina Focus 12 $12,816,367 2012
107 3,842 Rachel Getting Married SPC 14 $12,796,841 2008
108 3,843 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS 12 $12,795,746 2012
109 3,853 The New World NL 11 $12,712,093 2005
110 3,855 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. 15 $12,665,721 2006
111 3,866 An Education SPC 14 $12,574,914 2009
112 3,875 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Par. 11 $12,512,862 2012
113 3,882 Extreme (IMAX) Imax 26 $12,475,172 1999
114 3,887 People Like Us BV 11 $12,434,778 2012
115 3,891 Lone Star SPC 12 $12,408,986 1996
116 3,902 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus 11 $12,313,694 2008
117 3,915 Barney's Great Adventure Poly 11 $12,218,638 1998
118 3,920 Saving Grace FL 12 $12,178,602 2000
119 3,926 Foxcatcher SPC 13 $12,096,300 2014
120 3,938 In Dreams DW 11 $12,017,369 1999
121 3,939 The Gift ParC 13 $12,008,642 2000
122 3,893 Cinema Paradiso Mira. 11 $11,990,401 1990^
123 3,951 Deathstalker NW 12 $11,919,250 1983
124 3,953 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS 13 $11,902,715 2007
125 3,956 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
126 3,962 Bloodsport Can. 16 $11,806,119 1988
127 3,968 Strictly Ballroom Mira. 13 $11,738,022 1993
128 3,976 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions 17 $11,670,971 2003
129 3,986 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriS 12 $11,585,483 1993
130 3,994 Pump Up the Volume NL 12 $11,541,758 1990
131 3,995 Boys Don't Cry FoxS 16 $11,540,607 1999
132 3,997 The Conspirator RAtt. 11 $11,538,204 2011
133 4,016 The Shipping News Mira. 16 $11,434,216 2001
134 4,024 Balto Uni. 13 $11,348,324 1995
135 4,026 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS 13 $11,330,911 1993
136 4,028 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
137 4,030 Casanova BV 12 $11,304,403 2005
138 4,032 Ready to Wear Mira. 13 $11,300,653 1994
139 4,034 The Lives of Others SPC 15 $11,286,112 2007
140 4,038 Brotherhood of the Wolf Uni. 16 $11,260,096 2002
141 4,039 Cyberworld 3-D (IMAX) Imax 18 $11,253,900 2000
142 4,041 Jane Eyre Focus 13 $11,242,660 2011
143 4,043 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. 20 $11,220,670 1994
144 4,051 V.I. Warshawski BV 11 $11,128,309 1991
145 4,054 Big Trouble in Little China Fox 12 $11,100,000 1986
146 4,062 House of Flying Daggers SPC 15 $11,050,094 2004
147 4,063 Mrs. Henderson Presents Wein. 17 $11,036,366 2005
148 4,068 The Young Victoria App. 15 $11,001,272 2009
149 4,074 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) GSF 25 $10,994,028 2002
150 4,080 What the #$*! Do We Know?! CLD 17 $10,942,306 2004

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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