> ALL TIME > OPENINGS UNDER 600 THEATERS

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BIGGEST OPENINGS AT LESS THAN 600 THEATERS
(1982-Present)


Note: This chart only shows the top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheaters / Avg.Total Gross^Release
1 157 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94
2 45 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
3 115 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
4 189 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
5 173 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
6 13 The Hateful Eight Wein. $4,610,676 8.5% 100 $46,107 $54,117,416 12/25/15
7 71 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
8 183 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
9 49 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
10 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11
11 67 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
12 122 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
13 94 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
14 190 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
15 3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
16 184 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
17 30 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2006) BV $3,277,004 37.7% 168 $19,505 $8,700,869 10/20/06
18 112 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
19 68 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
20 2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
21 168 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
22 109 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
23 4 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
24 90 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
25 127 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
26 10 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
27 98 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
28 18 Baahubali: The Beginning BSC $3,575,000 53.1% 236 $15,148 $6,738,000 7/9/15
29 198 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $1,408,474 8.3% 97 $14,520 $17,040,871 4/11/03
30 25 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
31 15 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
32 146 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
33 177 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
34 21 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
35 42 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
36 5 Everest (2015) Uni. $7,222,035 16.6% 545 $13,251 $43,482,270 9/18/15
37 19 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
38 6 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
39 170 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
40 77 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
41 8 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
42 11 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
43 191 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
44 143 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
45 43 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
46 78 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
47 48 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Eros $2,621,282 32.1% 257 $10,200 $8,178,001 7/17/15
48 103 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
49 140 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
50 20 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
51 7 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
52 123 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' FUN $1,817,937 22.7% 183 $9,934 $8,008,363 8/4/15
53 165 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
54 84 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
55 32 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
56 28 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
57 147 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
58 9 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in Disney Digital 3-D (2007 re-issue) BV $5,330,101 36.8% 564 $9,450 $14,486,897 10/19/07
59 74 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
60 121 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
61 137 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
62 64 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
63 111 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
64 12 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
65 24 Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos LGF $3,424,702 37.7% 395 $8,670 $9,080,818 9/4/15
66 14 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
67 60 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo FIP $2,425,585 55.6% 287 $8,452 $4,364,639 11/12/15
68 40 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
69 92 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.3% 258 $8,107 $33,307,793 4/1/15
70 16 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
71 29 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
72 54 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
73 180 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
74 17 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
75 65 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
76 105 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
77 22 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
78 125 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
79 70 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
80 101 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
81 46 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
82 129 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
83 110 Dilwale UTV $1,920,402 39.4% 268 $7,166 $4,871,263 12/17/15
84 83 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
85 181 Game of Thrones (IMAX) WB $1,464,932 77.3% 205 $7,146 $1,896,092 1/30/15
86 187 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
87 153 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
88 47 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
89 104 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
90 26 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
91 59 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $2,434,908 13.7% 361 $6,745 $17,737,646 7/17/15
92 81 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
93 75 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
94 107 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
95 56 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
96 155 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
97 144 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
98 186 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
99 80 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
100 34 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
101 63 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
102 148 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
103 51 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
104 72 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
105 31 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
106 95 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
107 162 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
108 97 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
109 23 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
110 130 Bajirao Mastani Eros $1,744,975 26.6% 304 $5,740 $6,557,047 12/18/15
111 120 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
112 199 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
113 66 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
114 169 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
115 36 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
116 35 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
117 142 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
118 39 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
119 27 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
120 41 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $2,865,475 9.6% 522 $5,489 $29,999,213 11/1/85
121 38 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
122 99 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
123 126 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
124 178 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
125 86 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
126 161 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
127 33 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
128 50 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
129 37 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
130 53 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
131 91 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
132 57 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
133 52 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
134 164 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
135 44 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
136 116 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
137 89 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
138 182 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
139 149 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
140 69 After Dark's Horror Fest: 8 Films to Die For Free $2,310,680 89.7% 488 $4,735 $2,575,000 11/17/06
141 166 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
142 55 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
143 134 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
144 85 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
145 124 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
146 193 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
147 61 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
148 76 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
149 58 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
150 93 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
151 73 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
152 163 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
153 179 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
154 88 Love & Mercy RAtt. $2,122,177 16.9% 481 $4,412 $12,551,031 6/5/15
155 141 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
156 133 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
157 113 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
158 119 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
159 172 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
160 158 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
161 62 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
162 82 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
163 96 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
164 87 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
165 195 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
166 108 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
167 114 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
168 79 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
169 196 Ladrones LGF $1,411,031 46.1% 375 $3,763 $3,063,505 10/9/15
170 100 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
171 150 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
172 185 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
173 106 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
174 135 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
175 192 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
176 159 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
177 118 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
178 167 The Walk TriS $1,560,299 15.4% 448 $3,483 $10,137,502 9/30/15
179 131 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
180 102 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
181 174 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
182 136 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
183 128 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
184 154 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
185 152 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
186 138 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
187 132 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
188 156 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
189 145 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
190 117 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
191 139 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
192 188 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
193 151 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
194 194 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
195 160 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
196 175 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
197 197 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
198 171 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
199 176 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
200 200 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86

* Opening Weekend equals Fri-Sat-Sun. Movies that do not have a 3-day opening gross are not included on this chart. A movie is considered to be in wide release when it reaches 600 or more theaters. For movies that opened in limited release and later went wide, the wide date is used for the 1,000-3,000 charts. All movies opening in limited release (regardless if they later went wide) and shown on the less than 600 theaters chart.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.

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