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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
1 170 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94
2 49 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
3 123 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
4 186 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
5 14 The Hateful Eight Wein. $4,610,676 8.5% 100 $46,107 $54,117,416 12/25/15
6 77 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
7 196 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
8 53 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
9 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11
10 73 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
11 131 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
12 101 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
13 2 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion GrtIndia $10,430,497 53.8% 425 $24,542 $19,390,702 4/28/17
14 4 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
15 197 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
16 33 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
17 120 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
18 74 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
19 3 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
20 181 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
21 117 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
22 5 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
23 97 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
24 138 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
25 11 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
26 105 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
27 20 Baahubali: The Beginning BSC $3,575,000 53.1% 236 $15,148 $6,738,000 7/9/15
28 27 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
29 16 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
30 159 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
31 190 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
32 23 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
33 46 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
34 6 Everest (2015) Uni. $7,222,035 16.6% 545 $13,251 $43,482,270 9/18/15
35 21 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
36 7 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
37 183 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
38 83 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
39 9 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
40 12 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
41 156 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
42 47 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
43 84 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
44 52 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Eros $2,621,282 32.1% 257 $10,200 $8,178,001 7/17/15
45 110 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
46 19 No Manches Frida PNT $3,676,235 31.9% 362 $10,155 $11,528,613 9/2/16
47 152 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
48 22 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
49 8 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
50 132 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' FUN $1,817,937 22.7% 183 $9,934 $8,008,363 8/4/15
51 34 Dangal UTV $3,248,481 26.2% 331 $9,814 $12,391,761 12/21/16
52 178 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
53 91 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
54 36 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
55 30 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
56 160 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
57 10 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
58 80 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
59 130 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
60 148 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
61 70 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
62 119 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
63 13 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
64 26 Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos LGF $3,424,702 37.7% 395 $8,670 $9,080,818 9/4/15
65 15 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
66 64 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo FIP $2,425,585 55.6% 287 $8,452 $4,364,639 11/12/15
67 68 Sultan Yash $2,371,100 38.2% 282 $8,408 $6,200,000 7/6/16
68 113 Kabali CineGalaxy $1,977,716 50.7% 236 $8,380 $3,903,095 7/21/16
69 67 Lowriders BH Tilt $2,403,885 57.1% 295 $8,149 $4,211,985 5/12/17
70 44 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
71 99 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.3% 258 $8,107 $33,307,793 4/1/15
72 17 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
73 32 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
74 58 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
75 193 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
76 18 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
77 71 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
78 112 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
79 24 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
80 135 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
81 76 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
82 108 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
83 50 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
84 89 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil FIP $2,190,042 51.4% 302 $7,252 $4,264,983 10/28/16
85 140 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
86 118 Dilwale UTV $1,920,402 39.4% 268 $7,166 $4,871,263 12/17/15
87 90 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
88 194 Game of Thrones (IMAX) WB $1,464,932 77.3% 205 $7,146 $1,896,092 1/30/15
89 200 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
90 166 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
91 51 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
92 111 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
93 28 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
94 136 Raees Zee $1,798,379 55.1% 265 $6,786 $3,262,954 1/25/17
95 63 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $2,434,908 13.7% 361 $6,745 $17,737,646 7/17/15
96 87 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
97 81 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
98 115 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
99 60 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
100 168 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
101 157 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
102 199 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
103 86 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
104 38 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
105 31 The Zookeeper's Wife Focus $3,288,835 19.5% 541 $6,079 $16,839,076 3/31/17
106 69 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
107 161 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
108 55 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
109 78 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
110 127 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie FoxS $1,861,118 39.0% 313 $5,946 $4,772,155 7/22/16
111 35 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
112 102 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
113 175 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
114 133 Your Name. FUN $1,813,781 37.7% 311 $5,832 $4,806,061 4/7/17
115 104 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
116 25 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
117 141 Bajirao Mastani Eros $1,744,975 26.6% 304 $5,740 $6,557,047 12/18/15
118 129 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
119 72 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
120 182 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
121 40 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
122 39 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
123 155 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
124 43 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
125 29 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
126 45 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $2,865,475 9.6% 522 $5,489 $29,999,213 11/1/85
127 42 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
128 106 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
129 137 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
130 191 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
131 93 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
132 174 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
133 37 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
134 54 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
135 41 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
136 57 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
137 98 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
138 61 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
139 56 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
140 177 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
141 48 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
142 124 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
143 96 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
144 195 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
145 162 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
146 75 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
147 179 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
148 59 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
149 145 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
150 92 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
151 134 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
152 65 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
153 82 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
154 62 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
155 100 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
156 79 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
157 176 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
158 192 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
159 95 Love & Mercy RAtt. $2,122,177 16.9% 481 $4,412 $12,551,031 6/5/15
160 153 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
161 144 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
162 121 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
163 128 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
164 185 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
165 171 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
166 66 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
167 88 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
168 103 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
169 94 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
170 116 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
171 122 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
172 85 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
173 107 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
174 163 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
175 198 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
176 114 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
177 146 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
178 172 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
179 126 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
180 180 The Walk TriS $1,560,299 15.4% 448 $3,483 $10,137,502 9/30/15
181 142 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
182 109 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
183 187 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
184 147 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
185 154 Slamma Jamma RivR $1,687,000 100.0% 502 $3,361 $1,687,000 3/24/17
186 139 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
187 167 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
188 165 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
189 149 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
190 143 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
191 169 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
192 158 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
193 125 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
194 150 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
195 151 Sleight BH Tilt $1,701,785 44.2% 565 $3,012 $3,847,290 4/28/17
196 164 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
197 173 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
198 188 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
199 184 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
200 189 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82

* 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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