> 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
1 151 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94
2 42 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
3 110 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
4 182 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
5 166 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
6 67 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
7 176 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
8 46 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 63 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
11 117 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
12 90 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
13 183 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
14 3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
15 177 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
16 199 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yash $1,351,786 41.3% 64 $21,121 $3,275,444 8/11/06
17 27 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
18 107 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
19 64 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
21 161 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
22 105 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 86 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
25 122 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
26 9 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
27 94 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
28 16 Baahubali: The Beginning BSC $3,575,000 53.1% 236 $15,148 $6,738,000 7/9/15
29 190 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $1,408,474 8.3% 97 $14,520 $17,040,871 4/11/03
30 22 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
31 13 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
32 140 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
33 170 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
34 19 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
35 39 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
36 17 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
37 5 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
38 163 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
39 73 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
40 7 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
41 10 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
42 184 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
43 137 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
44 40 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
45 74 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
46 45 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Eros $2,621,282 32.9% 257 $10,200 $7,959,370 7/17/15
47 99 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
48 134 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
49 18 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
50 6 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
51 118 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' FUN $1,817,937 22.7% 183 $9,934 $8,008,363 8/4/15
52 159 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
53 80 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
54 29 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
55 25 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
56 141 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
57 8 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 70 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
59 116 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
60 131 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
61 60 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
62 106 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
63 11 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
64 12 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
65 37 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
66 88 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.3% 258 $8,107 $33,307,195 4/1/15
67 14 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
68 26 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
69 51 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
70 173 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
71 15 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
72 61 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
73 101 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
74 20 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
75 120 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
76 66 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
77 97 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
78 43 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
79 124 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
80 79 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
81 174 Game of Thrones (IMAX) WB $1,464,932 77.3% 205 $7,146 $1,896,092 1/30/15
82 180 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
83 147 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
84 44 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
85 100 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
86 23 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
87 56 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $2,434,908 15.6% 361 $6,745 $15,652,951 7/17/15
88 77 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
89 194 New Jersey Drive Gram. $1,395,028 39.1% 210 $6,642 $3,565,508 4/21/95
90 71 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
91 103 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
92 53 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
93 149 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
94 138 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
95 179 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
96 76 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
97 31 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
98 59 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
99 142 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
100 48 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
101 68 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
102 28 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
103 91 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
104 156 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
105 93 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
106 21 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
107 115 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
108 191 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
109 62 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
110 162 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
111 33 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
112 32 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
113 136 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
114 36 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
115 24 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
116 38 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $2,865,475 9.6% 522 $5,489 $29,999,213 11/1/85
117 35 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
118 95 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
119 121 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
120 171 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
121 82 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
122 198 Homework JenF $1,366,535 46.9% 262 $5,215 $2,914,328 8/27/82
123 155 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
124 30 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
125 47 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
126 34 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
127 50 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
128 87 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
129 54 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
130 49 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
131 158 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
132 41 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
133 111 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
134 85 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
135 175 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
136 143 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
137 65 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
138 160 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
139 52 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
140 128 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
141 81 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
142 119 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
143 186 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
144 57 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
145 72 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
146 55 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
147 89 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
148 69 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
149 157 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
150 172 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
151 84 Love & Mercy RAtt. $2,122,177 17.1% 481 $4,412 $12,435,083 6/5/15
152 135 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
153 196 Girl in Progress LGF $1,384,078 53.0% 322 $4,298 $2,609,412 5/11/12
154 127 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
155 108 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
156 114 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
157 165 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
158 152 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
159 58 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
160 78 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
161 92 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
162 83 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
163 195 Just Between Friends Orion $1,390,718 21.7% 352 $3,950 $6,408,791 3/21/86
164 188 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
165 104 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
166 109 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
167 75 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
168 96 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
169 144 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
170 193 A La Mala LGF $1,402,118 38.6% 384 $3,651 $3,629,842 2/27/15
171 178 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
172 102 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
173 129 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
174 185 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
175 153 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
176 113 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
177 125 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
178 98 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
179 167 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
180 130 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
181 123 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
182 148 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
183 146 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
184 132 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
185 126 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
186 150 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
187 139 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
188 112 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
189 133 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
190 200 Facing the Giants IDP $1,343,537 13.2% 441 $3,046 $10,178,331 9/29/06
191 181 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
192 145 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
193 187 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
194 154 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
195 168 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
196 189 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
197 164 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
198 169 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
199 192 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86
200 197 The Pyramid Fox $1,369,935 49.7% 589 $2,326 $2,756,333 12/5/14

* 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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