> 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
1 161 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94
2 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11
3 96 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
4 46 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
5 177 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
6 29 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
7 22 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
8 193 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
9 141 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
10 8 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
11 10 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
12 73 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
13 6 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
14 13 The Hateful Eight Wein. $4,610,676 8.5% 100 $46,107 $54,117,416 12/25/15
15 118 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
16 17 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
17 11 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
18 80 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
19 76 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
20 3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
21 15 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
22 5 Everest (2015) Uni. $7,222,035 16.6% 545 $13,251 $43,482,270 9/18/15
23 176 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
24 2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
25 35 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
26 129 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
27 43 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
28 23 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
29 4 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
30 94 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.3% 258 $8,107 $33,307,793 4/1/15
31 70 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
32 69 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
33 114 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
34 187 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
35 100 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
36 14 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
37 42 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $2,865,475 9.6% 522 $5,489 $29,999,213 11/1/85
38 41 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
39 21 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
40 173 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
41 51 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
42 12 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
43 50 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
44 30 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
45 172 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
46 7 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
47 37 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
48 82 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
49 188 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
50 157 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
51 189 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
52 86 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
53 111 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
54 58 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
55 77 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
56 99 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
57 28 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
58 92 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
59 60 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $2,434,908 13.7% 361 $6,745 $17,737,646 7/17/15
60 83 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
61 123 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
62 47 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
63 154 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
64 66 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
65 16 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
66 119 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
67 126 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
68 107 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
69 174 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
70 38 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
71 133 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
72 97 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
73 39 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
74 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
75 152 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
76 137 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
77 116 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
78 125 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
79 140 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
80 91 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
81 155 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
82 75 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
83 27 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
84 195 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
85 24 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
86 67 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
87 44 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
88 90 Love & Mercy RAtt. $2,122,177 16.9% 481 $4,412 $12,551,031 6/5/15
89 56 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
90 84 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
91 78 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
92 180 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
93 103 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
94 72 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
95 88 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
96 40 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
97 93 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
98 124 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
99 20 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
100 36 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
101 59 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
102 45 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
103 18 No Manches Frida LGF $3,676,235 35.7% 362 $10,155 $10,305,221 9/2/16
104 52 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
105 171 The Walk TriS $1,560,299 15.4% 448 $3,483 $10,137,502 9/30/15
106 166 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
107 95 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
108 178 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
109 120 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
110 87 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
111 81 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
112 25 Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos LGF $3,424,702 37.7% 395 $8,670 $9,080,818 9/4/15
113 53 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
114 65 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
115 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
116 62 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
117 149 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
118 194 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
119 49 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Eros $2,621,282 32.1% 257 $10,200 $8,178,001 7/17/15
120 181 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
121 117 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
122 26 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
123 127 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' FUN $1,817,937 22.7% 183 $9,934 $8,008,363 8/4/15
124 105 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
125 98 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
126 115 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
127 136 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
128 32 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
129 89 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
130 101 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
131 121 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
132 34 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
133 190 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
134 170 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
135 68 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
136 19 Baahubali: The Beginning BSC $3,575,000 53.1% 236 $15,148 $6,738,000 7/9/15
137 134 Bajirao Mastani Eros $1,744,975 26.6% 304 $5,740 $6,557,047 12/18/15
138 150 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
139 48 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
140 139 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
141 64 Sultan Yash $2,371,100 38.2% 282 $8,408 $6,200,000 7/6/16
142 63 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
143 130 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
144 168 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
145 55 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
146 128 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
147 85 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
148 142 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
149 74 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
150 57 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
151 156 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
152 135 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
153 33 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
154 109 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
155 132 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
156 199 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
157 182 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
158 54 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
159 138 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
160 79 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
161 102 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
162 145 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
163 143 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
164 159 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
165 160 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
166 144 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
167 113 Dilwale UTV $1,920,402 39.4% 268 $7,166 $4,871,263 12/17/15
168 192 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
169 122 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie FoxS $1,861,118 39.1% 313 $5,946 $4,761,241 7/22/16
170 104 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
171 146 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
172 158 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
173 61 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo FIP $2,425,585 55.6% 287 $8,452 $4,364,639 11/12/15
174 179 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
175 112 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
176 153 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
177 197 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
178 108 Kabali CineGalaxy $1,977,716 50.7% 236 $8,380 $3,903,095 7/21/16
179 169 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
180 163 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
181 147 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
182 186 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
183 175 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
184 131 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
185 164 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
186 165 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
187 167 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
188 106 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
189 148 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
190 198 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
191 200 Ladrones LGF $1,411,031 46.1% 375 $3,763 $3,063,505 10/9/15
192 110 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
193 151 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
194 162 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
195 184 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
196 191 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
197 183 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
198 71 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
199 196 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
200 185 Game of Thrones (IMAX) WB $1,464,932 77.3% 205 $7,146 $1,896,092 1/30/15

* 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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