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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)StudioAdjusted
Opening*
% of TotalTheaters / Avg.Est. Tickets^Release
1 67 The Hateful Eight Wein. 530,000 8.4% 100 5,300 6,285,700 12/25/15
2 197 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo FIP 278,800 55.6% 287 971 501,700 11/12/15
3 19 Everest (2015) Uni. 875,400 17.3% 545 1,606 5,060,900 9/18/15
4 113 Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos LGF 415,100 37.8% 395 1,051 1,097,200 9/4/15
5 167 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Eros 317,700 32.1% 257 1,236 991,300 7/17/15
6 184 Mr. Holmes RAtt. 295,100 13.7% 361 818 2,149,000 7/17/15
7 102 Baahubali: The Beginning BSC 433,300 53.1% 236 1,836 816,700 7/9/15
8 106 P.K. UTV 429,500 33.3% 272 1,579 1,290,900 12/19/14
9 175 Meet the Mormons Purd. 302,400 41.5% 317 954 728,700 10/10/14
10 156 Cantinflas LGF 329,400 41.7% 382 862 789,200 8/29/14
11 155 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. 332,600 15.6% 361 921 2,132,600 7/25/14
12 115 Dhoom 3 Yash 410,000 42.0% 239 1,715 975,200 12/20/13
13 182 Pulling Strings LGF 295,500 42.2% 387 763 699,800 10/4/13
14 118 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB 394,600 55.6% 318 1,241 709,900 9/20/13
15 13 Instructions Not Included LGF 1,000,800 17.9% 348 2,876 5,599,500 8/30/13
16 191 Chennai Express UTV 283,200 41.8% 196 1,445 677,000 8/8/13
17 42 Pitch Perfect Uni. 661,900 8.2% 335 1,976 8,076,000 9/28/12
18 188 Casa De Mi Padre LGF 288,800 38.9% 382 756 741,500 3/16/12
19 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. 1,632,800 6.1% 425 3,842 26,587,800 12/16/11
20 86 Religulous LGF 474,900 26.2% 502 946 1,812,100 10/1/08
21 122 Under the Same Moon Wein. 385,700 22.0% 266 1,450 1,753,500 3/19/08
22 148 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus 346,900 20.2% 535 648 1,715,000 3/7/08
23 28 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in Disney Digital 3-D (2007 re-issue) BV 774,700 36.8% 564 1,374 2,105,700 10/19/07
24 90 El Cantante PicH 465,400 42.4% 542 859 1,098,400 8/3/07
25 144 After Dark's Horror Fest: 8 Films to Die For Free 352,800 89.7% 488 723 393,100 11/17/06
26 75 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2006) BV 500,300 37.7% 168 2,978 1,328,200 10/20/06
27 91 Scoop Focus 465,200 28.9% 538 865 1,607,000 7/28/06
28 44 Munich Uni. 647,800 8.9% 532 1,218 7,268,900 12/23/05
29 98 Pride and Prejudice Focus 447,000 7.5% 215 2,079 5,972,600 11/11/05
30 5 Closer Sony 1,241,200 22.9% 476 2,608 5,429,100 12/3/04
31 2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. 1,398,400 21.6% 530 2,638 6,475,200 11/12/04
32 133 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. 374,500 33.8% 408 918 1,107,800 10/1/04
33 8 Love Actually Uni. 1,142,000 11.6% 576 1,983 9,877,600 11/7/03
34 117 Chasing Papi Fox 398,800 39.2% 585 682 1,016,600 4/16/03
35 146 A Mighty Wind WB 350,300 11.9% 133 2,633 2,948,800 4/16/03
36 58 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions 573,900 27.4% 595 965 2,095,400 4/11/03
37 141 Chicago Mira. 357,100 1.3% 77 4,638 28,306,400 12/27/02
38 168 The Lion King (IMAX) BV 314,300 12.1% 66 4,761 2,607,400 12/27/02
39 99 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV 445,700 10.2% 68 6,554 4,386,800 1/1/02
40 200 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X 278,000 26.0% 314 885 1,068,500 9/21/01
41 161 The Tailor of Panama Sony 324,600 13.4% 199 1,631 2,425,800 3/30/01
42 107 Almost Famous DW 429,400 7.1% 131 3,278 6,030,400 9/15/00
43 134 Duets BV 371,500 42.3% 581 639 879,200 9/15/00
44 110 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV 425,000 3.8% 54 7,870 11,211,700 1/1/00
45 169 Flawless (1999) MGM 313,000 35.4% 478 655 883,600 11/26/99
46 94 The Omega Code Prov. 463,500 18.7% 304 1,524 2,479,000 10/15/99
47 178 The Blair Witch Project Art. 297,600 1.1% 27 11,024 27,665,200 7/16/99
48 162 Tea with Mussolini MGM 321,500 11.3% 270 1,191 2,835,000 5/14/99
49 104 Foolish Art. 430,000 36.2% 305 1,410 1,187,800 4/9/99
50 152 Celebrity Mira. 338,600 31.3% 493 687 1,082,900 11/20/98
51 33 Simon Birch BV 708,200 18.2% 596 1,188 3,892,000 9/11/98
52 4 The Players Club NL 1,256,800 25.6% 593 2,119 4,914,300 4/10/98
53 88 Barney's Great Adventure Poly 469,900 18.0% 540 870 2,605,300 4/3/98
54 66 Ride Mira. 535,900 45.8% 496 1,080 1,169,600 3/27/98
55 14 Amistad DW 996,400 10.5% 322 3,094 9,489,100 12/10/97
56 79 Bean Gram. 491,300 5.0% 242 2,030 9,873,500 10/17/97
57 87 She's the One FoxS 472,500 21.9% 459 1,029 2,158,100 8/23/96
58 150 The Show Sav. 340,900 54.9% 336 1,014 621,300 8/25/95
59 51 Pocahontas BV 618,300 1.9% 6 103,054 32,547,100 6/16/95
60 76 My Family NL 497,700 19.5% 413 1,205 2,547,000 5/5/95
61 163 New Jersey Drive Gram. 320,700 39.1% 210 1,527 819,700 4/21/95
62 92 Rob Roy MGM 465,100 6.4% 133 3,497 7,263,700 4/7/95
63 159 Before Sunrise Sony 327,200 25.7% 363 901 1,272,500 1/27/95
64 154 Bad Company (1995) BV 335,600 39.7% 302 1,111 844,800 1/20/95
65 125 The Lion King BV 379,600 0.5% 2 189,803 74,624,400 6/15/94
66 54 You So Crazy Gold. 603,300 24.8% 417 1,447 2,436,500 4/29/94
67 60 The Inkwell BV 564,400 26.6% 390 1,447 2,124,600 4/22/94
68 80 Serial Mom Sav. 488,100 26.1% 502 972 1,871,000 4/13/94
69 114 The House of the Spirits Mira. 411,300 27.4% 474 867 1,498,900 4/1/94
70 192 China Moon Orion 283,200 39.0% 377 751 726,900 3/4/94
71 185 Romeo Is Bleeding Gram. 293,200 37.4% 247 1,187 783,600 2/4/94
72 138 Cabin Boy BV 362,100 41.3% 593 611 876,200 1/7/94
73 135 The Remains of the Day Col. 369,300 6.6% 94 3,929 5,591,400 11/5/93
74 61 The Age of Innocence Col. 559,700 7.2% 83 6,744 7,791,200 9/17/93
75 151 Into the West Mira. 340,700 29.4% 550 619 1,157,200 9/17/93
76 81 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS 486,800 17.8% 268 1,816 2,736,900 8/18/93
77 183 What's Love Got to Do with It BV 295,300 3.1% 58 5,092 9,444,700 6/11/93
78 26 Benny and Joon MGM 793,500 14.1% 408 1,945 5,618,700 4/16/93
79 85 Swing Kids BV 475,400 34.9% 542 877 1,360,400 3/5/93
80 73 Glengarry Glen Ross NL 507,100 19.6% 416 1,219 2,584,400 10/2/92
81 32 School Ties Par. 727,700 20.5% 595 1,223 3,545,800 9/18/92
82 137 Passed Away BV 363,100 37.4% 582 624 971,300 4/24/92
83 165 Blame It On the Bellboy BV 319,600 42.7% 462 692 748,100 3/6/92
84 172 The Hitman Can. 306,500 27.7% 551 556 1,105,500 10/25/91
85 22 Dead Again Par. 826,500 9.2% 450 1,836 9,030,000 8/23/91
86 57 A Rage in Harlem Mira. 583,900 23.5% 540 1,081 2,479,500 5/3/91
87 37 Wild at Heart Gold. 688,800 20.0% 532 1,295 3,442,100 8/17/90
88 12 Mo' Better Blues Uni. 1,037,200 27.2% 544 1,907 3,818,800 8/3/90
89 186 Short Time Fox 292,500 30.8% 557 525 948,100 5/4/90
90 196 The Gods Must Be Crazy II Col. 279,100 18.8% 321 870 1,487,300 4/13/90
91 11 House Party NL 1,090,100 17.5% 520 2,096 6,237,700 3/9/90
92 119 Ski Patrol Triu 389,600 19.3% 515 757 2,017,500 1/12/90
93 3 Steel Magnolias TriS 1,366,600 6.7% 480 2,847 20,395,000 11/17/89
94 89 The Package Orion 466,400 17.4% 323 1,444 2,681,900 8/25/89
95 116 Millennium Fox 406,700 27.9% 486 837 1,455,200 8/25/89
96 18 Do the Right Thing Uni. 897,600 12.9% 353 2,543 6,938,400 6/30/89
97 50 Skin Deep Fox 619,700 12.5% 489 1,267 4,955,900 3/3/89
98 29 Cousins Par. 765,700 13.8% 535 1,431 5,548,200 2/10/89
99 63 Tap TriS 558,500 24.3% 585 955 2,295,900 2/10/89
100 112 1969 Atl 415,800 28.6% 520 800 1,454,700 11/18/88
101 123 A Cry in the Dark WB 380,000 22.6% 334 1,138 1,681,000 11/11/88
102 174 Without a Clue Orion 303,400 14.6% 280 1,083 2,077,700 10/21/88
103 193 Mystic Pizza Gold. 283,200 9.1% 401 706 3,112,700 10/21/88
104 7 Colors Orion 1,155,000 10.2% 422 2,737 11,342,100 4/15/88
105 77 Above the Law WB 495,800 10.8% 350 1,417 4,591,200 4/8/88
106 153 Empire of the Sun WB 336,200 6.1% 225 1,494 5,520,300 12/11/87
107 6 Nuts WB 1,178,000 15.1% 536 2,198 7,814,100 11/20/87
108 100 The Sicilian Fox 440,000 31.8% 370 1,189 1,382,800 10/23/87
109 199 No Man's Land (1987) Orion 278,300 37.8% 510 546 736,000 10/23/87
110 177 The Curse TWE 299,200 60.6% 326 918 493,600 9/11/87
111 35 Disorderlies WB 692,600 26.2% 544 1,273 2,646,700 8/14/87
112 179 Maid to Order NCeV 297,300 11.8% 287 1,036 2,523,900 7/31/87
113 59 Full Metal Jacket WB 567,100 4.8% 215 2,638 11,856,200 6/26/87
114 120 Radio Days Orion 389,400 10.3% 128 3,042 3,783,300 1/30/87
115 127 Crimes of the Heart DEG 378,100 6.4% 246 1,537 5,923,300 12/12/86
116 128 The Wraith NCeV 378,000 40.1% 588 643 943,400 11/21/86
117 69 Children of a Lesser God Par. 514,600 6.1% 215 2,393 8,425,400 10/3/86
118 171 The Men's Club Atl 309,200 44.9% 532 581 689,000 9/19/86
119 173 Avenging Force Can. 305,000 24.2% 500 610 1,261,400 9/12/86
120 142 Wise Guys MGM 357,000 15.6% 338 1,056 2,284,500 4/18/86
121 101 Critters NL 436,300 12.3% 540 808 3,549,100 4/11/86
122 180 P.O.W. - The Escape Can. 296,700 44.1% 476 623 673,100 4/4/86
123 131 Just Between Friends Orion 374,900 21.7% 352 1,065 1,727,400 3/21/86
124 149 Hannah and Her Sisters Orion 341,200 3.6% 54 6,318 9,539,700 2/7/86
125 83 The Color Purple WB 481,800 1.9% 192 2,509 25,432,300 12/20/85
126 166 Bring On the Night Gold. 318,900 59.9% 409 780 532,600 11/8/85
127 25 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL 807,200 9.9% 522 1,546 8,161,000 11/1/85
128 24 Krush Groove WB 818,400 26.3% 519 1,577 3,113,400 10/25/85
129 195 Twice in a Lifetime Bud 279,400 12.3% 189 1,478 2,264,800 10/25/85
130 84 Day of the Dead UFD 478,900 34.0% 168 2,850 1,408,500 7/19/85
131 189 Fraternity Vacation NW 288,200 30.7% 348 828 939,000 4/12/85
132 105 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion 429,900 5.6% 268 1,604 7,717,900 3/29/85
133 40 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion 664,500 13.8% 265 2,507 4,825,400 1/25/85
134 82 Tomboy Crwn 485,600 12.2% 409 1,187 3,971,800 1/25/85
135 130 The Perils of Gwendolyn in the Land of Yik Yak Gold. 376,700 100.0% 500 753 376,700 1/25/85
136 78 Avenging Angel NW 494,400 31.2% 525 942 1,583,900 1/11/85
137 109 Tuff Turf Orion 425,200 16.1% 440 966 2,639,200 1/11/85
138 38 Falling in Love Par. 682,700 20.9% 305 2,238 3,271,800 11/21/84
139 108 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS 426,400 57.5% 398 1,071 741,500 11/9/84
140 126 A Nightmare on Elm Street NL 378,300 5.2% 165 2,293 7,299,400 11/9/84
141 157 Crimes of Passion NW 328,300 37.9% 325 1,010 866,900 10/19/84
142 181 Impulse Fox 296,300 35.9% 376 788 825,400 9/28/84
143 70 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. 514,200 22.7% 530 970 2,265,100 9/14/84
144 139 Exterminator II Can. 358,400 32.2% 535 670 1,112,900 9/14/84
145 62 The Philadelphia Experiment NW 558,600 23.2% 490 1,140 2,411,700 8/3/84
146 97 Revenge of the Nerds Fox 450,300 3.7% 364 1,237 12,165,000 7/20/84
147 147 Alphabet City Atl 348,900 16.7% 321 1,087 2,093,900 5/4/84
148 65 Racing with the Moon Par. 536,700 29.8% 389 1,380 1,799,300 3/23/84
149 53 Children of the Corn NW 608,000 14.0% 350 1,737 4,336,000 3/9/84
150 164 The Hotel New Hampshire Orion 320,200 20.9% 244 1,312 1,530,600 3/9/84
151 103 Weekend Pass Crwn 432,000 6.9% 399 1,083 6,267,300 2/3/84
152 190 Broadway Danny Rose Orion 283,900 9.0% 109 2,604 3,154,900 1/27/84
153 43 Angel NW 659,200 12.7% 330 1,997 5,204,900 1/13/84
154 121 Silkwood Fox 386,800 3.6% 257 1,505 10,697,900 12/16/83
155 158 The Keep Par. 327,700 24.5% 508 645 1,339,200 12/16/83
156 10 Terms of Endearment Par. 1,110,700 3.4% 260 4,272 32,878,500 11/23/83
157 17 Yentl MGM 968,300 8.0% 501 1,933 12,134,900 11/18/83
158 68 All the Right Moves Fox 516,000 9.4% 442 1,167 5,470,800 10/21/83
159 72 The Right Stuff WB 508,300 7.8% 229 2,219 6,546,100 10/21/83
160 132 The Smurfs and the Magic Flute Atl 374,800 11.0% 183 2,048 3,418,200 10/7/83
161 143 Never Cry Wolf BV 354,400 4.0% 88 4,027 8,809,500 10/7/83
162 124 Brainstorm MGM 380,000 11.7% 169 2,248 3,244,300 9/30/83
163 95 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb 458,700 30.2% 475 965 1,519,600 9/23/83
164 39 Revenge of the Ninja MGM 671,200 16.1% 432 1,553 4,180,300 9/9/83
165 45 Metalstorm Uni. 641,000 38.1% 549 1,167 1,682,900 8/19/83
166 170 Getting It On Comw 309,700 100.0% 350 884 309,700 8/19/83
167 187 The Golden Seal Gold. 292,100 13.8% 418 699 2,116,400 8/19/83
168 64 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. 548,600 30.4% 498 1,102 1,802,800 8/12/83
169 176 Mr. Mom Fox 300,700 1.5% 126 2,386 20,566,300 7/22/83
170 55 Valley Girl Atl 589,500 10.7% 442 1,333 5,505,900 4/29/83
171 49 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. 631,100 13.3% 257 2,455 4,739,500 4/1/83
172 34 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV 708,100 18.6% 487 1,454 3,809,500 3/25/83
173 36 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. 689,300 23.6% 468 1,473 2,917,700 3/25/83
174 16 10 to Midnight MGM 968,300 42.5% 595 1,627 2,278,000 3/11/83
175 74 Vigilante FVI 504,300 31.2% 250 2,017 1,616,500 3/4/83
176 96 Joysticks JenF 454,300 36.2% 310 1,465 1,254,700 3/4/83
177 111 Let's Spend the Night Together Emb 418,700 34.5% 475 881 1,213,100 2/11/83
178 160 Peter Pan (Re-issue) (1982) BV 325,600 5.8% 465 700 5,616,300 12/17/82
179 136 They Call Me Bruce FVI 364,400 6.7% 165 2,209 5,472,700 11/12/82
180 48 The Missionary Col. 634,300 25.8% 532 1,192 2,463,000 11/5/82
181 198 Jekyll and Hyde Together Again Par. 278,700 21.6% 300 929 1,289,900 10/1/82
182 93 Homework JenF 464,800 46.9% 262 1,774 991,300 8/27/82
183 20 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. 865,900 9.4% 498 1,738 9,215,300 8/13/82
184 9 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. 1,124,000 2.6% 346 3,249 43,656,900 7/30/82
185 129 Forced Vengeance MGM 377,200 16.7% 576 655 2,265,400 7/30/82
186 15 The World According to Garp WB 987,100 9.8% 357 2,765 10,106,200 7/23/82
187 194 Zapped! Emb 280,100 4.9% 200 1,400 5,747,500 7/23/82
188 21 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB 855,300 27.7% 501 1,707 3,087,500 7/16/82
189 41 Six Pack Fox 662,000 9.6% 504 1,313 6,879,600 7/16/82
190 27 Author! Author! Fox 775,300 17.4% 504 1,538 4,459,600 6/18/82
191 23 If You Could See What I Hear JenF 819,000 27.7% 524 1,563 2,957,000 4/23/82
192 52 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 611,900 4.6% 233 2,626 13,300,500 4/23/82
193 145 A Little Sex Uni. 350,400 43.5% 500 701 806,300 4/2/82
194 30 Deathtrap WB 761,600 11.6% 341 2,233 6,558,600 3/19/82
195 46 Death Wish II Film 636,600 11.6% 377 1,688 5,476,200 2/19/82
196 31 Quest for Fire Fox 738,500 10.4% 223 3,312 7,129,100 2/12/82
197 140 The Amateur Fox 358,200 15.3% 437 819 2,344,300 2/12/82
198 47 Shoot the Moon MGM 636,100 20.3% 585 1,087 3,135,200 1/22/82
199 56 Vice Squad Emb 584,100 13.0% 510 1,145 4,508,000 1/22/82
200 71 The Seduction Emb 511,400 13.2% 597 856 3,870,200 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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