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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheatersAvg.Total Gross^Date**
1 3609 My Big Fat Greek Wedding IFC $3,002,241 1.2% 657 $4,569 $241,438,208 8/2/2002
2 2317 Star Wars Fox $6,806,951 2.2% 757 $8,992 $307,263,857 7/15/1977
3 2460 Jaws Uni. $6,150,000 2.4% 675 $9,111 $260,000,000 7/25/1975
4 3722 Arthur WB $2,719,534 2.8% 701 $3,879 $95,461,682 N/A
5 3064 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $4,301,870 3.0% 614 $7,006 $141,319,928 12/26/2008
6 3149 Silver Linings Playbook Wein. $4,079,314 3.1% 745 $5,476 $132,092,958 12/25/2012
7 2652 Tootsie Col. $5,540,470 3.1% 943 $5,875 $177,200,000 12/17/1982
8 4298 The Piano Mira. $1,301,973 3.2% 610 $2,134 $40,157,856 2/11/1994
9 2999 The King's Speech Wein. $4,484,352 3.3% 700 $6,406 $135,453,143 12/25/2010
10 1452 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $11,835,389 3.3% 1,103 $10,730 $359,197,037 6/11/1982
11 3729 The English Patient Mira. $2,707,595 3.4% 617 $4,388 $78,676,425 12/6/1996
12 4358 Elizabeth  Gram. $1,098,569 3.7% 624 $1,760 $30,082,699 2/19/1999
13 4447 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $561,097 3.8% 602 $932 $14,600,347 12/23/2011
14 4052 Finding Neverland Mira. $1,960,122 3.8% 985 $1,989 $51,680,613 12/17/2004
15 4046 Amadeus Orion $1,976,987 3.8% 802 $2,465 $51,564,280 4/5/1985
16 3208 9 to 5 Fox $3,966,832 3.8% 910 $4,359 $103,290,500 N/A
17 3939 The Queen Mira. $2,201,664 3.9% 606 $3,633 $56,441,711 11/17/2006
18 3086 Terms of Endearment Par. $4,245,520 3.9% 945 $4,492 $108,423,489 12/9/1983
19 2825 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $5,019,863 3.9% 719 $6,981 $129,795,554 8/13/1982
20 2000 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $8,305,823 3.9% 1,078 $7,704 $212,222,025 6/12/1981
21 3655 Sideways FoxS $2,851,955 4.0% 699 $4,080 $71,503,593 1/21/2005
22 3870 Life Is Beautiful Mira. $2,366,346 4.1% 644 $3,674 $57,247,384 2/12/1999
23 2278 Rain Man MGM $7,005,719 4.1% 1,248 $5,613 $172,825,435 12/16/1988
24 3331 Out of Africa Uni. $3,637,290 4.2% 922 $3,945 $87,071,205 12/20/1985
25 3093 Shakespeare in Love Mira. $4,224,426 4.2% 632 $6,684 $100,317,794 1/8/1999
26 3878 The Verdict Fox $2,331,805 4.3% 615 $3,791 $53,977,250 12/17/1982
27 3557 Chocolat Mira. $3,093,590 4.3% 658 $4,701 $71,509,363 1/19/2001
28 3150 Flashdance Par. $4,076,124 4.4% 1,140 $3,575 $92,921,203 4/15/1983
29 4253 Nuts WB $1,424,264 4.6% 652 $2,184 $30,950,002 12/11/1987
30 2059 Crocodile Dundee Par. $8,038,855 4.6% 879 $9,145 $174,803,506 9/26/1986
31 2019 Top Gun Par. $8,193,052 4.6% 1,028 $7,969 $176,781,728 5/16/1986
32 4234 Milk Focus $1,481,155 4.7% 882 $1,679 $31,841,299 1/30/2009
33 4157 In the Bedroom Mira. $1,694,211 4.7% 737 $2,298 $35,930,604 2/8/2002
34 3990 Napoleon Dynamite FoxS $2,083,493 4.7% 706 $2,951 $44,540,956 8/27/2004
35 3382 10 WB $3,526,692 4.7% 706 $4,995 $74,865,517 10/5/1979
36 3853 Little Women (1994) Sony $2,411,247 4.8% 1,503 $1,604 $50,083,616 12/25/1994
37 3632 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,911,485 4.8% 1,313 $2,217 $60,655,420 6/16/2000
38 2935 Schindler's List Uni. $4,637,480 4.8% 764 $6,070 $96,065,768 2/4/1994
39 2009 Chicago Mira. $8,238,709 4.8% 616 $13,374 $170,687,518 1/24/2003
40 460 Titanic Par. $28,638,131 4.8% 2,674 $10,710 $600,788,188 12/19/1997
41 2367 Superman WB $6,535,784 4.9% 806 $8,108 $134,218,018 N/A
42 2142 Fatal Attraction Par. $7,602,740 4.9% 758 $10,030 $156,645,693 9/18/1987
43 4346 Adaptation. Sony $1,130,480 5.0% 672 $1,682 $22,498,520 2/14/2003
44 3707 Gandhi Col. $2,746,571 5.2% 734 $3,741 $52,767,889 2/25/1983
45 1802 Dances with Wolves Orion $9,491,623 5.2% 1,048 $9,056 $184,208,848 11/23/1990
46 1582 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $10,840,307 5.2% 823 $13,171 $209,398,025 6/20/1980
47 3866 The Artist Wein. $2,371,803 5.3% 662 $3,583 $44,671,682 1/20/2012
48 3563 The Cider House Rules Mira. $3,077,420 5.3% 816 $3,771 $57,545,092 1/7/2000
49 3038 The Descendants FoxS $4,380,138 5.3% 876 $5,000 $82,584,160 12/9/2011
50 1538 Back to the Future Uni. $11,152,500 5.3% 1,420 $7,853 $210,609,762 7/3/1985
51 2609 Driving Miss Daisy WB $5,705,721 5.4% 895 $6,375 $106,593,296 1/26/1990
52 4311 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,260,195 5.5% 685 $1,839 $22,905,522 1/23/1987
53 3230 Grumpy Old Men WB $3,874,911 5.5% 1,244 $3,114 $70,172,621 12/25/1993
54 3040 48 HRS. Par. $4,369,868 5.5% 850 $5,141 $78,868,508 12/10/1982
55 2814 The Karate Kid Col. $5,031,753 5.5% 931 $5,404 $90,815,558 6/22/1984
56 4387 The Mission WB $963,000 5.6% 730 $1,319 $17,218,023 2/6/1987
57 4119 Bend It Like Beckham FoxS $1,813,118 5.6% 1,002 $1,809 $32,543,449 8/1/2003
58 1896 Grease Par. $8,941,717 5.6% 862 $10,373 $159,978,870 6/16/1978
59 1408 Ghost Par. $12,191,540 5.6% 1,101 $11,073 $217,631,306 7/13/1990
60 3036 March of the Penguins WIP $4,382,340 5.7% 695 $6,305 $77,437,223 7/22/2005
61 2711 The Color Purple WB $5,330,126 5.7% 1,109 $4,806 $94,175,854 2/7/1986
62 4127 Monster's Ball Lions $1,800,243 5.8% 660 $2,727 $31,273,922 3/1/2002
63 3821 Birdman FoxS $2,471,471 5.8% 857 $2,884 $42,340,598 11/14/2014
64 3422 Chariots of Fire Col. $3,434,399 5.8% 753 $4,560 $58,972,904 N/A
65 3864 Reds Par. $2,379,809 5.9% 644 $3,695 $40,382,659 N/A
66 2023 Platoon Orion $8,179,149 5.9% 856 $9,555 $138,530,565 2/6/1987
67 1243 Ghostbusters Col. $13,578,151 5.9% 1,339 $10,140 $229,242,989 6/8/1984
68 4277 Being John Malkovich USA $1,363,626 6.0% 624 $2,185 $22,863,596 12/3/1999
69 3841 Absence of Malice Col. $2,427,365 6.0% 816 $2,974 $40,716,963 N/A
70 958 Home Alone Fox $17,081,997 6.0% 1,202 $14,211 $285,761,243 11/16/1990
71 4424 An Education SPC $763,234 6.1% 761 $1,003 $12,574,914 2/5/2010
72 4074 Chef ORF $1,911,548 6.1% 624 $3,063 $31,424,003 5/30/2014
73 3224 Dirty Dancing Vest $3,900,000 6.1% 975 $4,000 $63,446,382 8/21/1987
74 4411 Critters NL $818,018 6.2% 621 $1,317 $13,167,232 5/9/1986
75 4007 The Joy Luck Club BV $2,048,557 6.2% 600 $3,414 $32,901,136 10/29/1993
76 2408 Scream Dim. $6,354,586 6.2% 1,413 $4,497 $103,046,663 12/20/1996
77 1643 Three Men and a Baby BV $10,384,392 6.2% 1,006 $10,322 $167,780,960 11/25/1987
78 2799 Moonstruck MGM $5,069,508 6.3% 635 $7,983 $80,640,528 1/15/1988
79 2022 American Beauty DW $8,188,587 6.3% 706 $11,598 $130,096,601 10/1/1999
80 1521 Pretty Woman BV $11,280,591 6.3% 1,325 $8,513 $178,406,268 3/23/1990
81 4230 Ghost Story Uni. $1,492,999 6.4% 600 $2,488 $23,371,905 N/A
82 2746 Fried Green Tomatoes Uni. $5,235,940 6.4% 673 $7,780 $82,418,501 1/24/1992
83 3319 The Big Chill Col. $3,662,152 6.5% 722 $5,072 $56,342,711 9/30/1983
84 1086 Beverly Hills Cop Par. $15,214,805 6.5% 1,532 $9,931 $234,760,478 12/5/1984
85 4131 Going in Style WB $1,781,164 6.6% 731 $2,436 $26,869,286 12/25/1979
86 3588 The Full Monty FoxS $3,022,096 6.6% 650 $4,649 $45,950,122 9/19/1997
87 3073 Mr. Mom Fox $4,279,384 6.6% 734 $5,830 $64,783,827 8/19/1983
88 2971 Witness Par. $4,539,990 6.6% 876 $5,182 $68,706,993 2/8/1985
89 1785 Beauty and the Beast BV $9,624,149 6.6% 977 $9,850 $145,863,363 11/22/1991
90 3634 Sense and Sensibility Sony $2,907,705 6.7% 608 $4,782 $43,182,776 1/26/1996
91 3075 Risky Business WB $4,275,327 6.7% 670 $6,381 $63,541,777 8/5/1983
92 2786 Romancing the Stone Fox $5,105,741 6.7% 823 $6,203 $76,572,238 3/30/1984
93 2718 Alien Fox $5,312,945 6.7% 635 $8,366 $78,944,891 6/22/1979
94 2905 Private Benjamin WB $4,739,769 6.8% 763 $6,212 $69,847,348 10/10/1980
95 1945 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $8,647,295 6.8% 693 $12,478 $128,078,872 1/12/2001
96 4419 Falling in Love Par. $782,347 7.0% 701 $1,116 $11,129,057 12/14/1984
97 4088 Overboard MGM $1,880,006 7.0% 1,126 $1,669 $26,713,187 12/18/1987
98 3863 The Reader Wein. $2,380,376 7.0% 1,002 $2,376 $34,194,407 1/30/2009
99 3685 Yentl MGM $2,799,566 7.0% 609 $4,596 $40,218,899 1/6/1984
100 2575 Brokeback Mountain Focus $5,805,082 7.0% 683 $8,499 $83,043,761 1/13/2006
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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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