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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheatersAvg.Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 3964 My Big Fat Greek Wedding IFC $4,113,200 1.2% 657 $6,260 $329,699,000 8/2/2002
2 934 Star Wars Fox $24,297,500 2.1% 757 $32,097 $1,136,162,800 7/15/1977
3 956 Jaws Uni. $23,880,000 2.3% 675 $35,377 $1,019,507,400 7/25/1975
4 3777 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $4,769,200 3.0% 614 $7,767 $156,672,200 12/26/2008
5 2994 Arthur WB $7,786,900 3.0% 701 $11,107 $259,025,900 N/A
6 3996 Silver Linings Playbook Wein. $4,033,700 3.1% 745 $5,415 $131,881,800 12/25/2012
7 4364 The Piano Mira. $2,479,400 3.2% 610 $4,064 $76,745,200 2/11/1994
8 593 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $32,044,100 3.2% 1,103 $29,051 $989,737,100 6/11/1982
9 3871 The King's Speech Wein. $4,456,400 3.3% 700 $6,366 $136,889,000 12/25/2010
10 1733 Tootsie Col. $15,000,700 3.3% 943 $15,906 $452,955,400 12/17/1982
11 4500 Elizabeth  Gram. $1,721,400 3.5% 624 $2,758 $48,615,000 2/19/1999
12 3751 The English Patient Mira. $4,876,100 3.5% 617 $7,902 $137,781,600 12/6/1996
13 3879 Amadeus Orion $4,432,900 3.8% 802 $5,527 $117,767,500 4/5/1985
14 2187 9 to 5 Fox $11,738,300 3.8% 910 $12,899 $305,647,700 N/A
15 4622 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $570,400 3.9% 602 $947 $14,766,400 12/23/2011
16 4359 Finding Neverland Mira. $2,512,500 3.9% 985 $2,550 $65,060,800 12/17/2004
17 1914 Rain Man MGM $13,568,300 3.9% 1,248 $10,871 $344,601,900 12/16/1988
18 1909 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $13,591,200 3.9% 719 $18,901 $347,508,600 8/13/1982
19 963 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $23,782,100 3.9% 1,078 $22,059 $614,823,400 6/12/1981
20 4327 The Queen Mira. $2,675,600 4.0% 606 $4,415 $66,887,800 11/17/2006
21 4140 Sideways FoxS $3,541,600 4.0% 699 $5,067 $89,603,900 1/21/2005
22 4085 Life Is Beautiful Mira. $3,707,900 4.1% 644 $5,757 $90,304,600 2/12/1999
23 2373 Terms of Endearment Par. $10,728,400 4.1% 945 $11,351 $261,712,900 12/9/1983
24 3294 Shakespeare in Love Mira. $6,619,400 4.2% 632 $10,473 $157,876,200 1/8/1999
25 3901 Chocolat Mira. $4,350,700 4.3% 658 $6,611 $100,736,800 1/19/2001
26 2913 Out of Africa Uni. $8,155,700 4.3% 922 $8,846 $187,556,400 12/20/1985
27 2454 Flashdance Par. $10,300,300 4.4% 1,140 $9,034 $234,810,400 4/15/1983
28 4525 Milk Focus $1,580,400 4.5% 882 $1,792 $35,300,400 1/30/2009
29 3362 The Verdict Fox $6,313,300 4.6% 615 $10,264 $138,505,600 12/17/1982
30 1431 Top Gun Par. $17,578,600 4.6% 1,028 $17,098 $379,294,500 5/16/1986
31 4401 In the Bedroom Mira. $2,321,200 4.7% 737 $3,148 $49,263,900 2/8/2002
32 4328 Napoleon Dynamite FoxS $2,670,600 4.7% 706 $3,783 $57,085,700 8/27/2004
33 4278 Nuts WB $2,899,500 4.7% 652 $4,446 $62,200,600 12/11/1987
34 2291 10 WB $11,184,300 4.7% 706 $15,841 $237,422,100 10/5/1979
35 1476 Crocodile Dundee Par. $17,247,800 4.7% 879 $19,621 $367,771,600 9/26/1986
36 4631 The Danish Girl Focus $488,300 4.8% 794 $615 $10,253,200 1/22/2016
37 3913 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $4,299,700 4.8% 1,313 $3,274 $89,245,400 6/16/2000
38 2753 Schindler's List Uni. $8,831,200 4.8% 764 $11,559 $183,022,100 2/4/1994
39 2346 Chicago Mira. $10,875,600 4.8% 616 $17,655 $225,318,800 1/24/2003
40 1668 Fatal Attraction Par. $15,477,700 4.9% 758 $20,419 $315,858,800 9/18/1987
41 1052 Superman WB $22,232,800 4.9% 806 $27,581 $456,570,700 N/A
42 284 Titanic Par. $49,664,400 4.9% 2,674 $18,573 $1,021,633,200 12/19/1997
43 4536 Adaptation. Sony $1,492,300 5.0% 672 $2,220 $29,851,600 2/14/2003
44 3829 Little Women (1994) Sony $4,591,800 5.0% 1,503 $3,055 $92,504,300 12/25/1994
45 1397 Dances with Wolves Orion $17,861,300 5.1% 1,048 $17,042 $347,846,400 11/23/1990
46 589 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $32,077,600 5.1% 823 $38,974 $627,743,400 6/20/1980
47 3206 Gandhi Col. $6,940,500 5.2% 734 $9,453 $133,395,200 2/25/1983
48 4385 The Artist Wein. $2,383,800 5.3% 662 $3,601 $44,905,600 1/20/2012
49 3873 The Descendants FoxS $4,452,900 5.3% 876 $5,083 $83,411,600 12/9/2011
50 3847 The Cider House Rules Mira. $4,544,800 5.3% 816 $5,569 $85,222,300 1/7/2000
51 2372 Driving Miss Daisy WB $10,737,000 5.3% 895 $11,996 $200,704,300 1/26/1990
52 885 Back to the Future Uni. $25,006,700 5.3% 1,420 $17,608 $470,043,200 7/3/1985
53 4347 Crimes of the Heart DEG $2,565,500 5.4% 685 $3,744 $47,149,100 1/23/1987
54 646 Grease Par. $30,417,100 5.4% 862 $35,286 $564,077,200 6/16/1978
55 2158 The Karate Kid Col. $11,920,500 5.5% 931 $12,802 $215,146,400 6/22/1984
56 4463 The Mission WB $1,960,500 5.6% 730 $2,685 $35,200,100 2/6/1987
57 4380 Bend It Like Beckham FoxS $2,393,400 5.6% 1,002 $2,388 $42,959,500 8/1/2003
58 3071 Grumpy Old Men WB $7,450,300 5.6% 1,244 $5,987 $133,804,400 12/25/1993
59 2242 The Color Purple WB $11,436,100 5.6% 1,109 $10,312 $202,440,800 2/7/1986
60 1011 Ghost Par. $22,942,000 5.6% 1,101 $20,837 $409,663,200 7/13/1990
61 3594 March of the Penguins WIP $5,442,000 5.7% 695 $7,830 $96,162,300 7/22/2005
62 4390 Birdman FoxS $2,370,200 5.8% 857 $2,766 $41,012,600 11/14/2014
63 4370 Monster's Ball Lions $2,466,400 5.8% 660 $3,736 $42,848,500 3/1/2002
64 2655 Chariots of Fire Col. $9,298,600 5.8% 753 $12,346 $159,684,600 N/A
65 2171 48 HRS. Par. $11,831,300 5.8% 850 $13,919 $202,948,200 12/10/1982
66 4608 An Education SPC $764,200 5.9% 761 $1,004 $12,931,200 2/5/2010
67 3333 Reds Par. $6,443,300 5.9% 644 $10,004 $109,939,200 N/A
68 1528 Platoon Orion $16,651,200 5.9% 856 $19,452 $282,070,600 2/6/1987
69 583 Ghostbusters Col. $32,167,300 5.9% 1,339 $24,022 $541,962,900 6/8/1984
70 4477 Chef ORF $1,826,600 6.0% 624 $2,927 $30,432,300 5/30/2014
71 4431 Being John Malkovich USA $2,136,700 6.0% 624 $3,424 $35,366,700 12/3/1999
72 588 Home Alone Fox $32,144,800 6.0% 1,202 $26,742 $539,164,200 11/16/1990
73 4493 Critters NL $1,755,100 6.2% 621 $2,826 $28,251,000 5/9/1986
74 4030 The Joy Luck Club BV $3,938,800 6.2% 600 $6,564 $63,259,200 10/29/1993
75 2959 Dirty Dancing Vest $7,939,600 6.2% 975 $8,143 $127,992,000 8/21/1987
76 3993 Ghost Story Uni. $4,042,300 6.3% 600 $6,736 $63,790,600 N/A
77 3201 Absence of Malice Col. $6,950,300 6.3% 816 $8,515 $110,847,800 N/A
78 2547 Moonstruck MGM $9,818,300 6.3% 635 $15,461 $156,239,800 1/15/1988
79 1129 Pretty Woman BV $21,227,800 6.3% 1,325 $16,020 $335,724,300 3/23/1990
80 2502 Fried Green Tomatoes Uni. $10,042,900 6.4% 673 $14,923 $158,084,600 1/24/1992
81 2238 Scream Dim. $11,444,000 6.4% 1,413 $8,099 $179,516,300 12/20/1996
82 1137 Three Men and a Baby BV $21,140,600 6.4% 1,006 $21,014 $331,962,100 11/25/1987
83 2019 American Beauty DW $12,830,900 6.5% 706 $18,173 $198,483,000 10/1/1999
84 1371 Beauty and the Beast BV $18,196,700 6.5% 977 $18,624 $278,327,100 11/22/1991
85 3655 The Full Monty FoxS $5,240,900 6.6% 650 $8,062 $78,949,300 9/19/1997
86 3542 Going in Style WB $5,648,600 6.6% 731 $7,725 $85,211,000 12/25/1979
87 2660 The Big Chill Col. $9,254,200 6.6% 722 $12,817 $139,870,900 9/30/1983
88 2474 Witness Par. $10,179,800 6.6% 876 $11,619 $154,058,500 2/8/1985
89 2357 Mr. Mom Fox $10,813,900 6.6% 734 $14,732 $163,707,700 8/19/1983
90 4353 The Reader Wein. $2,539,900 6.7% 1,002 $2,535 $37,909,100 1/30/2009
91 3659 Sense and Sensibility Sony $5,236,500 6.7% 608 $8,612 $77,854,300 1/26/1996
92 2360 Risky Business WB $10,803,700 6.7% 670 $16,125 $160,569,100 8/5/1983
93 2125 Romancing the Stone Fox $12,095,700 6.7% 823 $14,695 $181,403,300 3/30/1984
94 2116 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $12,161,200 6.7% 693 $17,549 $180,753,700 1/12/2001
95 1511 Alien Fox $16,849,000 6.7% 635 $26,531 $250,359,100 6/22/1979
96 480 Beverly Hills Cop Par. $36,044,600 6.7% 1,532 $23,527 $534,514,100 12/5/1984
97 1851 Private Benjamin WB $14,025,500 6.8% 763 $18,382 $206,685,800 10/10/1980
98 3289 Yentl MGM $6,632,300 6.9% 609 $10,888 $96,593,500 1/6/1984
99 3173 Brokeback Mountain Focus $7,054,700 7.0% 683 $10,329 $101,192,600 1/13/2006
100 4475 Falling in Love Par. $1,853,400 7.1% 701 $2,644 $26,043,500 12/14/1984
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* Weekend equals Fri-Sat-Sun. Movies that do not have a 3-day opening gross are not included on this chart.
^ Total Gross does include additional releases, if any.
** First weekend of wide release.

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