> 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
1 160 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
3 117 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
4 192 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
5 176 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 72 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
8 186 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 68 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
12 125 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
13 95 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
14 193 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
16 187 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
18 114 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
19 69 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
21 171 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
22 111 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 91 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
25 130 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 99 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 25 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
31 149 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
32 180 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
33 21 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
34 42 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 19 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
38 173 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
39 78 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
42 194 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
43 146 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
44 43 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
45 79 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
46 48 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Eros $2,621,282 32.1% 257 $10,200 $8,178,001 7/17/15
47 104 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
48 143 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
49 20 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
50 7 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
51 126 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' FUN $1,817,937 22.7% 183 $9,934 $8,008,363 8/4/15
52 168 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
53 85 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
54 32 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
55 28 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
56 150 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
57 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
58 75 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
59 124 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
60 140 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
61 65 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
62 113 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
63 12 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
64 24 Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos LGF $3,424,702 37.7% 395 $8,670 $9,080,818 9/4/15
65 14 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
66 60 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo FIP $2,425,585 55.6% 287 $8,452 $4,364,639 11/12/15
67 63 Sultan Yash $2,371,100 42.3% 282 $8,408 $5,599,781 7/6/16
68 107 Kabali CineGalaxy $1,977,716 50.7% 236 $8,380 $3,903,095 7/21/16
69 40 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
70 93 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.3% 258 $8,107 $33,307,793 4/1/15
71 16 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
72 29 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
73 54 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
74 183 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
75 17 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
76 66 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
77 106 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
78 22 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
79 128 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
80 71 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
81 102 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
82 46 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
83 132 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
84 112 Dilwale UTV $1,920,402 39.4% 268 $7,166 $4,871,263 12/17/15
85 84 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
86 184 Game of Thrones (IMAX) WB $1,464,932 77.3% 205 $7,146 $1,896,092 1/30/15
87 190 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
88 156 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
89 47 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
90 105 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
91 26 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
92 59 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $2,434,908 13.7% 361 $6,745 $17,737,646 7/17/15
93 82 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
94 76 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
95 109 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
96 56 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
97 158 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
98 147 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
99 189 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
100 81 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
101 34 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
102 64 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
103 151 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
104 51 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
105 73 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
106 121 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie FoxS $1,861,118 40.5% 313 $5,946 $4,598,927 7/22/16
107 31 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
108 96 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
109 165 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
110 98 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
111 23 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
112 133 Bajirao Mastani Eros $1,744,975 26.6% 304 $5,740 $6,557,047 12/18/15
113 123 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
114 67 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
115 172 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
116 36 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
117 35 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
118 145 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
119 39 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
120 27 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
121 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
122 38 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
123 100 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
124 129 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
125 181 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
126 87 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
127 164 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
128 33 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
129 50 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
130 37 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
131 53 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
132 92 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
133 57 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
134 52 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
135 167 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
136 44 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
137 118 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
138 90 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
139 185 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
140 152 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
141 70 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
142 169 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
143 55 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
144 137 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
145 86 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
146 127 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
147 196 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
148 61 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
149 77 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
150 58 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
151 94 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
152 74 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
153 166 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
154 182 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
155 89 Love & Mercy RAtt. $2,122,177 16.9% 481 $4,412 $12,551,031 6/5/15
156 144 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
157 136 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
158 115 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
159 122 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
160 175 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
161 161 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
162 62 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
163 83 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
164 97 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
165 88 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
166 198 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
167 110 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
168 116 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
169 80 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
170 199 Ladrones LGF $1,411,031 46.1% 375 $3,763 $3,063,505 10/9/15
171 101 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
172 153 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
173 188 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
174 108 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
175 138 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
176 195 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
177 162 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
178 120 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
179 170 The Walk TriS $1,560,299 15.4% 448 $3,483 $10,137,502 9/30/15
180 134 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
181 103 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
182 177 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
183 139 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
184 131 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
185 157 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
186 155 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
187 141 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
188 135 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
189 159 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
190 148 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
191 119 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
192 142 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
193 191 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
194 154 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
195 197 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
196 163 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
197 178 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
198 200 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
199 174 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
200 179 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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