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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheatersAvg.Total Gross^Date**
1 4237 Best of the Best Tau $990,000 58.2% 600 $1,650 $1,700,000 11/10/1989
2 4185 Videodrome Uni. $1,194,175 56.3% 600 $1,990 $2,120,439 2/4/1983
3 4123 Ironweed TriS $1,399,655 18.9% 600 $2,332 $7,393,346 2/19/1988
4 4091 Ghost Story Uni. $1,492,999 6.4% 600 $2,488 $23,371,905 N/A
5 4045 Cat People Uni. $1,617,636 23.1% 600 $2,696 $7,000,000 4/2/1982
6 3876 The Joy Luck Club BV $2,048,557 6.2% 600 $3,414 $32,901,136 10/29/1993
7 3288 Belly Art. $3,454,776 35.8% 600 $5,757 $9,639,390 11/6/1998
8 4266 The Color Purple (Re-issue) WB $816,269 19.0% 601 $1,358 $4,292,009 1/16/1987
9 4199 Soul Survivors Art. $1,140,698 36.7% 601 $1,898 $3,111,545 9/7/2001
10 3516 Becoming Jane Mira. $2,902,117 15.5% 601 $4,828 $18,670,946 8/10/2007
11 4299 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $561,097 3.8% 602 $932 $14,600,347 12/23/2011
12 4284 A Christmas Story (Re-issue) MGM $703,439 53.7% 602 $1,168 $1,311,065 11/30/1984
13 4220 DysFunKtional Family Mira. $1,079,797 47.9% 602 $1,793 $2,255,000 4/4/2003
14 3583 An Ideal Husband Mira. $2,741,108 14.8% 602 $4,553 $18,542,974 7/2/1999
15 4186 Indigo Mont. $1,190,000 100.0% 603 $1,973 $1,190,000 1/28/2005
16 4074 Deathtrap WB $1,538,693 8.0% 603 $2,551 $19,282,134 4/16/1982
17 4226 Russkies NCeV $1,030,101 47.1% 604 $1,705 $2,189,047 11/6/1987
18 3898 Waitress FoxS $2,012,857 10.6% 605 $3,327 $19,074,800 6/1/2007
19 3710 Extremities Atl $2,429,075 18.1% 605 $4,015 $13,418,091 8/22/1986
20 4134 In Country WB $1,369,762 38.8% 606 $2,260 $3,531,971 9/29/1989
21 3942 Enough Said FoxS $1,911,256 10.9% 606 $3,154 $17,550,872 10/11/2013
22 3809 The Queen Mira. $2,201,664 3.9% 606 $3,633 $56,441,711 11/17/2006
23 4001 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus SPC $1,762,637 22.9% 607 $2,904 $7,689,607 1/8/2010
24 3342 Shaun of the Dead Rog. $3,330,781 24.6% 607 $5,487 $13,542,874 9/24/2004
25 4271 Car 54, Where Are You? Orion $791,182 63.9% 608 $1,301 $1,238,080 1/28/1994
26 3509 Sense and Sensibility Sony $2,907,705 6.7% 608 $4,782 $43,182,776 1/26/1996
27 3214 Wholly Moses Col. $3,625,280 25.6% 608 $5,962 $14,155,617 N/A
28 2983 Agnes of God Col. $4,210,065 16.4% 608 $6,924 $25,627,836 9/27/1985
29 4022 Evil Under the Sun Uni. $1,690,774 27.7% 609 $2,776 $6,110,000 3/5/1982
30 3559 Yentl MGM $2,799,566 7.0% 609 $4,596 $40,218,899 1/6/1984
31 2882 Pan's Labyrinth PicH $4,502,243 12.0% 609 $7,392 $37,634,615 1/19/2007
32 4286 The Art of Getting By FoxS $679,160 47.5% 610 $1,113 $1,430,241 6/17/2011
33 4157 The Piano Mira. $1,301,973 3.2% 610 $2,134 $40,157,856 2/11/1994
34 3388 Angela's Ashes Par. $3,217,591 24.7% 610 $5,274 $13,042,112 1/21/2000
35 3856 Victor/Victoria MGM $2,102,208 7.5% 611 $3,440 $28,215,453 4/2/1982
36 3854 What's Eating Gilbert Grape Par. $2,104,938 21.0% 611 $3,445 $10,032,765 3/4/1994
37 4039 Gardens of Stone TriS $1,645,588 31.3% 612 $2,688 $5,262,047 5/8/1987
38 4241 Six Weeks Uni. $978,541 14.7% 613 $1,596 $6,668,025 12/17/1982
39 4038 Girls Just Want to Have Fun NW $1,650,078 26.1% 613 $2,691 $6,326,051 4/12/1985
40 3927 Possession (2002) Focus $1,932,347 19.1% 614 $3,147 $10,113,733 8/30/2002
41 3341 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $3,331,850 11.1% 614 $5,426 $29,999,213 1/17/1986
42 2949 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $4,301,870 3.0% 614 $7,006 $141,319,928 12/26/2008
43 4143 Whose Life Is It, Anyway? MGM $1,348,576 16.4% 615 $2,192 $8,206,145 N/A
44 3748 The Verdict Fox $2,331,805 4.3% 615 $3,791 $53,977,250 12/17/1982
45 2781 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $4,801,140 7.7% 616 $7,794 $62,493,712 8/5/1988
46 1914 Chicago Mira. $8,238,709 4.8% 616 $13,374 $170,687,518 1/24/2003
47 4089 A Chorus Line Col. $1,503,564 10.6% 617 $2,436 $14,202,899 12/20/1985
48 3600 The English Patient Mira. $2,707,595 3.4% 617 $4,388 $78,676,425 12/6/1996
49 3362 Nothing in Common TriS $3,279,650 10.1% 618 $5,306 $32,324,557 8/1/1986
50 3252 Moscow on the Hudson Col. $3,536,687 14.1% 618 $5,722 $25,068,724 4/6/1984
51 3684 Leprechaun Trim. $2,493,020 29.1% 620 $4,021 $8,556,940 1/8/1993
52 4265 Critters NL $818,018 6.2% 621 $1,317 $13,167,232 5/9/1986
53 3644 Mother (1996) Par. $2,586,424 13.5% 621 $4,164 $19,145,198 1/24/1997
54 3172 Closer Sony $3,735,153 11.0% 622 $6,005 $33,987,757 12/10/2004
55 3083 The Phantom of the Opera WB $4,001,890 7.8% 622 $6,433 $51,268,815 12/22/2004
56 4316 Standing Ovation RM $343,125 64.5% 623 $551 $531,806 7/16/2010
57 3946 Ed Wood BV $1,903,768 32.3% 623 $3,055 $5,887,457 10/7/1994
58 3932 For Your Consideration WIP $1,924,071 34.7% 623 $3,088 $5,549,923 11/22/2006
59 3562 Taps Fox $2,787,655 7.8% 623 $4,474 $35,856,053 N/A
60 4216 Elizabeth  Gram. $1,098,569 3.7% 624 $1,760 $30,082,699 2/19/1999
61 4136 Being John Malkovich USA $1,363,626 6.0% 624 $2,185 $22,863,596 12/3/1999
62 3985 Hamlet (1990) WB $1,812,050 8.7% 624 $2,903 $20,710,451 2/8/1991
63 3882 The Players Club NL $2,034,303 8.8% 624 $3,260 $23,047,939 4/24/1998
64 3677 Woo NL $2,517,263 31.2% 625 $4,028 $8,064,972 5/8/1998
65 4033 Elvira, Mistress of the Dark NW $1,660,041 29.7% 627 $2,647 $5,596,267 9/30/1988
66 4173 Lucas Fox $1,250,101 15.2% 628 $1,990 $8,200,000 3/28/1986
67 4150 Raiders of the Lost Ark (Re-issue) (1983) Par. $1,327,451 11.7% 628 $2,113 $11,374,454 3/25/1983
68 4063 Student Bodies Par. $1,582,148 30.6% 628 $2,519 $5,165,432 N/A
69 4250 Honky Tonk Freeway Uni. $939,423 46.9% 629 $1,493 $2,004,742 N/A
70 4159 Gorky Park Orion $1,290,754 8.1% 629 $2,052 $15,856,028 12/16/1983
71 1496 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $10,881,772 22.9% 629 $17,300 $47,566,524 11/20/2009
72 4302 The Opposite Sex and How to Live With Them Mira. $525,004 76.0% 630 $833 $690,966 3/26/1993
73 4082 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,509,198 10.9% 630 $2,396 $13,816,982 8/29/2008
74 3550 Avalon Triu $2,813,165 17.9% 630 $4,465 $15,740,796 10/19/1990
75 2978 Shakespeare in Love Mira. $4,224,426 4.2% 632 $6,684 $100,317,794 1/8/1999
76 2576 Field of Dreams Uni. $5,424,810 8.4% 633 $8,570 $64,431,625 5/5/1989
77 4201 The Public Eye Uni. $1,139,825 37.2% 635 $1,795 $3,067,917 10/16/1992
78 4005 Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Par. $1,753,870 44.0% 635 $2,762 $3,989,297 10/12/1990
79 2690 Moonstruck MGM $5,069,508 6.3% 635 $7,983 $80,640,528 1/15/1988
80 2609 Alien Fox $5,312,945 6.7% 635 $8,366 $78,944,891 6/22/1979
81 2305 The Color of Money BV $6,357,877 12.2% 635 $10,012 $52,293,982 10/17/1986
82 2601 Jungle Fever Uni. $5,332,860 16.4% 636 $8,385 $32,482,682 6/7/1991
83 4281 The Forbidden Dance Col. $720,864 39.5% 637 $1,131 $1,823,154 3/16/1990
84 4228 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox $1,020,958 7.8% 638 $1,600 $13,030,214 12/16/1983
85 3671 A Passage to India Col. $2,522,842 9.3% 639 $3,948 $27,187,653 2/1/1985
86 4103 Friends with Kids RAtt. $1,454,561 20.1% 640 $2,273 $7,251,073 3/16/2012
87 4071 Night Crossing BV $1,547,912 19.3% 640 $2,418 $8,000,000 2/5/1982
88 1661 Jaws 2 Uni. $9,866,023 12.7% 640 $15,415 $77,737,272 6/16/1978
89 3835 Nuns on the Run Fox $2,148,055 19.6% 641 $3,351 $10,959,015 3/30/1990
90 3638 Notes on a Scandal FoxS $2,603,703 14.9% 641 $4,061 $17,510,118 1/26/2007
91 4240 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $980,560 8.1% 642 $1,527 $12,062,558 4/17/2009
92 3973 Iceman Uni. $1,836,120 25.0% 642 $2,860 $7,343,032 4/13/1984
93 3411 About Last Night... TriS $3,152,469 8.1% 642 $4,910 $38,702,310 7/4/1986
94 4162 Father Hood BV $1,286,806 37.6% 643 $2,001 $3,418,141 8/27/1993
95 3740 Life Is Beautiful Mira. $2,366,346 4.1% 644 $3,674 $57,247,384 2/12/1999
96 3734 Reds Par. $2,379,809 5.9% 644 $3,695 $40,382,659 N/A
97 4234 Talk Radio Uni. $1,009,209 29.1% 645 $1,564 $3,468,572 1/13/1989
98 4120 Beautiful Dest. $1,409,433 44.6% 646 $2,181 $3,157,348 9/29/2000
99 3477 Bebe's Kids Par. $3,010,987 35.7% 646 $4,660 $8,442,162 7/31/1992
100 3781 The Last Unicorn JenF $2,250,000 34.9% 648 $3,472 $6,455,330 11/19/1982
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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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