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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^
1 726 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax 13 $93,289,897 2002
2 788 Everest (IMAX) MFF 11 $87,178,599 1998
3 1,270 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV 11 $60,655,420 2000^
4 1,478 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax 16 $53,354,743 1998
5 1,529 Hubble 3D WB 17 $51,855,457 2010
6 1,722 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB 16 $46,259,698 2006
7 1,778 The Artist Wein. 11 $44,671,682 2011
8 1,938 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) Imax 13 $40,593,486 1998
9 2,186 In the Bedroom Mira. 12 $35,930,604 2001
10 2,189 Under the Sea 3D WB 18 $35,916,045 2009
11 2,286 The Reader Wein. 12 $34,194,407 2008
12 2,287 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax 19 $34,137,524 2005
13 2,378 The Pianist Focus 11 $32,572,577 2002
14 2,468 Monster's Ball Lions 12 $31,273,922 2001
15 2,533 The Great Debaters MGM/W 11 $30,236,407 2007
16 2,556 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
17 2,614 Capote SPC 13 $28,750,530 2005
18 2,659 Moonlight (2016) A24 11 $27,854,932 2016
19 2,728 Garden State FoxS 11 $26,782,316 2004
20 2,765 The Wrestler FoxS 14 $26,238,243 2008
21 2,770 Howards End SPC 13 $25,966,555 1992^
23 2,831 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB 18 $25,449,773 2011
24 2,835 Boyhood IFC 11 $25,352,281 2014
25 2,883 Waking Ned Devine FoxS 12 $24,792,251 1998
26 2,943 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE 17 $23,746,066 2007
27 2,961 Hotel Rwanda UA 14 $23,530,892 2004
28 2,988 Match Point DW 13 $23,151,529 2005
29 3,005 Revolutionary Road ParV 12 $22,911,480 2008
30 3,028 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. 11 $22,549,338 1993
31 3,036 Adaptation. Sony 14 $22,498,520 2002
32 3,080 Il Postino Mira. 17 $21,848,932 1995
33 3,099 Like Water for Chocolate Mira. - $21,665,468 1993
34 3,107 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB 11 $21,583,831 2004
35 3,109 Bowling for Columbine UA 11 $21,576,018 2002
36 3,115 The Way, Way Back FoxS 11 $21,506,546 2013
37 3,183 A Room with a View Cinc - $20,966,644 1986
38 3,197 Whale Rider NM 13 $20,779,666 2003
39 3,293 Dunkirk WB - $19,800,000 2017
40 3,302 The Pledge WB 11 $19,733,089 2001
41 3,332 The Producers Uni. 12 $19,398,532 2005
42 3,334 Shaun the Sheep Movie LGF 11 $19,375,982 2015
43 3,355 Mother (1996) Par. 11 $19,145,198 1996
44 3,364 Bugs! (IMAX) SK 22 $19,063,544 2003
45 3,367 The Impossible LG/S 14 $19,019,882 2012
46 3,387 Thrill Ride (IMAX) SPC 43 $18,798,590 1997
47 3,399 Becoming Jane Mira. 11 $18,670,946 2007
48 3,402 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) Imax 14 $18,650,521 2000
49 3,408 Frost/Nixon Uni. 16 $18,622,031 2008
50 3,414 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax 32 $18,581,197 1999
51 3,427 Quartet Wein. 13 $18,390,117 2013
52 3,429 Into the Wild ParV 14 $18,354,356 2007
53 3,432 127 Hours FoxS 11 $18,335,230 2010
54 3,492 Nebraska Par. 13 $17,654,912 2013
55 3,499 The Last King of Scotland FoxS 17 $17,606,684 2006
56 3,513 Notes on a Scandal FoxS 13 $17,510,118 2006
57 3,552 The Mission WB 11 $17,218,023 1986
58 3,573 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV 13 $17,040,871 2003
59 3,576 The Hurt Locker Sum. 13 $17,017,811 2009
60 3,616 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav 27 $16,621,530 2005
61 3,625 Trainspotting Mira. 13 $16,491,080 1996
62 3,646 21 Grams Focus 14 $16,290,476 2003
63 3,650 Black Christmas (2006) MGM/W 13 $16,273,581 2006
64 3,658 Wolf Creek W/Dim. 11 $16,188,180 2005
65 3,684 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) SPC 54 $16,015,639 1995
66 3,698 Far From Heaven Focus 11 $15,901,849 2002
67 3,700 Gorky Park Orion 11 $15,856,028 1983
68 3,703 The Kite Runner ParV 13 $15,800,078 2007
70 3,724 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) SPC 19 $15,627,434 2000
71 3,732 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
72 3,737 The Ghost Writer Sum. 11 $15,541,549 2010
73 3,739 In America FoxS 15 $15,539,656 2003
74 3,768 The Madness of King George Gold. 11 $15,238,689 1994
75 3,793 Wings of Courage (IMAX) SPC 59 $15,054,636 1995
76 3,818 Last Chance Harvey Over. 13 $14,889,042 2008
77 3,845 Room A24 14 $14,677,654 2015
78 3,848 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
79 3,853 My Week with Marilyn Wein. 12 $14,600,347 2011
80 3,865 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB 18 $14,516,736 2012
81 3,872 Big Eyes Wein. 14 $14,482,031 2014
82 3,878 America (2014) LGF 11 $14,444,502 2014
83 3,899 The Mosquito Coast WB 11 $14,302,779 1986
84 3,928 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
85 3,949 Stand and Deliver WB 13 $13,994,920 1988
86 3,952 Jackie FoxS 14 $13,960,394 2016
87 3,958 Monsoon Wedding USA 16 $13,885,966 2002
88 3,965 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
89 3,968 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. 12 $13,816,982 2008
90 3,973 Letters from Iwo Jima WB 14 $13,756,082 2006
91 3,975 Broken Flowers Focus 12 $13,744,960 2005
92 3,980 The Wings of the Dove Mira. 13 $13,692,848 1997
93 3,983 Nixon BV 13 $13,681,765 1995
94 3,990 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav 30 $13,651,656 2001
95 3,998 The Namesake FoxS 12 $13,569,248 2007
96 4,004 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) Imax 31 $13,485,455 1998
97 4,005 De-Lovely UA 13 $13,456,633 2004
98 4,010 Secrets & Lies Oct. 20 $13,417,292 1996
99 4,013 Solarmax Hel. 56 $13,400,161 2000
100 4,016 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. 11 $13,383,747 1994
101 4,025 The Tree of Life FoxS 11 $13,303,319 2011
102 4,041 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS 12 $13,235,319 2013
103 4,057 Whiplash SPC 16 $13,092,000 2014
104 4,061 25th Hour BV 11 $13,084,595 2002
105 4,066 How to Eat Fried Worms NL 11 $13,040,527 2006
106 4,067 House of Sand and Fog DW 13 $13,040,288 2003
107 4,068 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
108 4,069 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka UA 12 $13,030,057 1988
109 4,078 The Quiet American Mira. 17 $12,988,801 2002
110 4,087 Volver SPC 19 $12,899,867 2006
111 4,097 Anna Karenina Focus 12 $12,816,367 2012
112 4,101 Rachel Getting Married SPC 14 $12,796,841 2008
113 4,102 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS 12 $12,795,746 2012
114 4,104 The Founder Wein. 11 $12,786,053 2017
115 4,114 The New World NL 11 $12,712,093 2005
116 4,115 Carol Wein. 15 $12,711,491 2015
117 4,117 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. 15 $12,665,721 2006
118 4,129 An Education SPC 14 $12,574,914 2009
119 4,140 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Par. 11 $12,512,862 2012
120 4,147 Extreme (IMAX) Imax 26 $12,475,172 1999
121 4,152 People Like Us BV 11 $12,434,778 2012
122 4,156 Lone Star SPC 12 $12,408,986 1996
123 4,161 Dangal UTV 11 $12,391,761 2016
124 4,168 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus 11 $12,313,694 2008
125 4,185 Barney's Great Adventure Poly 11 $12,218,638 1998
126 4,190 Saving Grace FL 12 $12,178,602 2000
127 4,196 Foxcatcher SPC 13 $12,096,300 2014
128 4,208 In Dreams DW 11 $12,017,369 1999
129 4,209 The Gift ParC 13 $12,008,642 2000
130 4,158 Cinema Paradiso Mira. 11 $11,990,401 1990^
131 4,221 Deathstalker NW 12 $11,919,250 1983
132 4,223 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS 13 $11,902,715 2007
133 4,226 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
134 4,232 Bloodsport Can. 16 $11,806,119 1988
135 4,238 Strictly Ballroom Mira. 13 $11,738,022 1993
136 4,247 Girls Trip Uni. - $11,680,000 2017
137 4,248 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions 17 $11,670,971 2003
138 4,258 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriS 12 $11,585,483 1993
139 4,266 Pump Up the Volume NL 12 $11,541,758 1990
140 4,267 Boys Don't Cry FoxS 16 $11,540,607 1999
141 4,269 The Conspirator RAtt. 11 $11,538,204 2011
142 4,275 No Manches Frida PNT 11 $11,528,613 2016
143 4,289 The Shipping News Mira. 16 $11,434,216 2001
144 4,298 Balto Uni. 13 $11,348,324 1995
145 4,300 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS 13 $11,330,911 1993
146 4,302 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
147 4,304 Casanova BV 12 $11,304,403 2005
148 4,306 Ready to Wear Mira. 13 $11,300,653 1994
149 4,308 The Lives of Others SPC 15 $11,286,112 2007
150 4,311 A Beautiful Planet Imax 24 $11,266,875 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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