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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
1 164 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94
2 47 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
3 120 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
4 196 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
5 180 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 74 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
8 190 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
9 51 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 70 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
12 128 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
13 98 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
14 197 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
16 191 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
17 31 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
18 117 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
19 71 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
21 175 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
22 114 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 94 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
25 134 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
27 102 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
28 19 Baahubali: The Beginning BSC $3,575,000 53.1% 236 $15,148 $6,738,000 7/9/15
29 26 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
30 15 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
31 153 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
32 184 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
33 22 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
34 44 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
35 5 Everest (2015) Uni. $7,222,035 16.6% 545 $13,251 $43,482,270 9/18/15
36 20 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
37 6 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
38 177 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
39 80 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
40 8 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
41 11 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
42 198 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
43 150 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
44 45 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
45 81 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
46 50 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Eros $2,621,282 32.1% 257 $10,200 $8,178,001 7/17/15
47 107 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
48 18 No Manches Frida LGF $3,676,235 31.9% 362 $10,155 $11,528,613 9/2/16
49 147 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
50 21 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
52 129 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' FUN $1,817,937 22.7% 183 $9,934 $8,008,363 8/4/15
53 32 Dangal UTV $3,248,481 26.2% 331 $9,814 $12,391,761 12/21/16
54 172 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
55 88 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
56 34 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
57 29 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
58 154 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
59 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
60 77 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
61 127 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
62 144 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
63 67 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
64 116 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
65 12 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
66 25 Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos LGF $3,424,702 37.7% 395 $8,670 $9,080,818 9/4/15
67 14 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
68 62 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo FIP $2,425,585 55.6% 287 $8,452 $4,364,639 11/12/15
69 65 Sultan Yash $2,371,100 38.2% 282 $8,408 $6,200,000 7/6/16
70 110 Kabali CineGalaxy $1,977,716 50.7% 236 $8,380 $3,903,095 7/21/16
71 42 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
72 96 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.3% 258 $8,107 $33,307,793 4/1/15
73 16 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
74 30 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
75 56 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
76 187 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
77 17 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
78 68 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
79 109 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
80 23 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
81 131 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
82 73 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
83 105 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
84 48 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
85 86 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil FIP $2,190,042 51.4% 302 $7,252 $4,264,983 10/28/16
86 136 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
87 115 Dilwale UTV $1,920,402 39.4% 268 $7,166 $4,871,263 12/17/15
88 87 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
89 188 Game of Thrones (IMAX) WB $1,464,932 77.3% 205 $7,146 $1,896,092 1/30/15
90 194 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
91 160 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
92 49 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
93 108 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
94 27 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
95 132 Raees Zee $1,798,379 55.1% 265 $6,786 $3,262,954 1/25/17
96 61 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $2,434,908 13.7% 361 $6,745 $17,737,646 7/17/15
97 84 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
98 78 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
99 112 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
100 58 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
101 162 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
102 151 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
103 193 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
104 83 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
105 36 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
106 66 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
107 155 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
108 53 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
109 75 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
110 124 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie FoxS $1,861,118 39.0% 313 $5,946 $4,772,155 7/22/16
111 33 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
112 99 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
113 169 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
114 101 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
115 24 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
116 137 Bajirao Mastani Eros $1,744,975 26.6% 304 $5,740 $6,557,047 12/18/15
117 126 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
118 69 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
119 176 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
120 38 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
121 37 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
122 149 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
123 41 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
124 28 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
125 43 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $2,865,475 9.6% 522 $5,489 $29,999,213 11/1/85
126 40 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
127 103 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
128 133 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
129 185 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
130 90 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
131 168 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
132 35 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
133 52 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
134 39 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
135 55 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
136 95 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
137 59 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
138 54 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
139 171 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
140 46 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
141 121 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
142 93 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
143 189 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
144 156 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
145 72 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
146 173 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
147 57 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
148 141 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
149 89 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
150 130 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
151 200 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
152 63 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
153 79 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
154 60 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
155 97 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
156 76 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
157 170 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
158 186 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
159 92 Love & Mercy RAtt. $2,122,177 16.9% 481 $4,412 $12,551,031 6/5/15
160 148 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
161 140 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
162 118 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
163 125 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
164 179 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
165 165 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
166 64 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
167 85 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
168 100 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
169 91 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
170 113 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
171 119 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
172 82 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
173 104 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
174 157 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
175 192 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
176 111 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
177 142 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
178 199 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
179 166 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
180 123 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
181 174 The Walk TriS $1,560,299 15.4% 448 $3,483 $10,137,502 9/30/15
182 138 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
183 106 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
184 181 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
185 143 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
186 135 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
187 161 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
188 159 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
189 145 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
190 139 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
191 163 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
192 152 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
193 122 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
194 146 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
195 195 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
196 158 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
197 167 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
198 182 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
199 178 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
200 183 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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