> 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
1 171 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
3 102 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
4 49 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
5 187 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
6 30 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
7 23 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
8 149 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
9 9 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
10 11 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
11 78 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
12 7 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
13 14 The Hateful Eight Wein. $4,610,676 8.5% 100 $46,107 $54,117,416 12/25/15
14 124 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
15 18 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
16 12 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
17 85 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
18 81 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
19 4 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
20 16 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
21 6 Everest (2015) Uni. $7,222,035 16.6% 545 $13,251 $43,482,270 9/18/15
22 186 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
23 3 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
24 38 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
25 136 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
26 46 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
27 24 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
28 5 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
29 100 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.3% 258 $8,107 $33,307,793 4/1/15
30 75 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
31 74 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
32 120 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
33 197 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
34 106 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
35 15 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
36 45 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $2,865,475 9.6% 522 $5,489 $29,999,213 11/1/85
37 44 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
38 22 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
39 183 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
40 55 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
41 13 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
42 54 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
43 32 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
44 182 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
45 8 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
46 40 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
47 87 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
48 198 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
49 167 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
50 199 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
51 92 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
52 117 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
53 2 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion GrtIndia $10,430,497 51.7% 425 $24,542 $20,186,659 4/28/17
54 62 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
55 82 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
56 105 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
57 29 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
58 98 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
59 64 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $2,434,908 13.7% 361 $6,745 $17,737,646 7/17/15
60 88 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
61 31 The Zookeeper's Wife Focus $3,288,835 18.9% 541 $6,079 $17,445,186 3/31/17
62 129 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
63 50 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
64 164 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
65 71 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
66 17 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
67 125 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
68 132 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
69 113 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
70 184 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
71 41 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
72 141 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
73 103 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
74 42 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
75 10 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
76 162 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
77 145 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
78 122 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
79 131 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
80 148 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
81 97 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
82 165 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
83 80 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
84 28 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
85 25 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
86 72 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
87 47 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
88 96 Love & Mercy RAtt. $2,122,177 16.9% 481 $4,412 $12,551,031 6/5/15
89 34 Dangal UTV $3,248,481 26.2% 331 $9,814 $12,391,761 12/21/16
90 60 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
91 89 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
92 83 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
93 19 No Manches Frida PNT $3,676,235 31.9% 362 $10,155 $11,528,613 9/2/16
94 190 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
95 109 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
96 77 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
97 94 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
98 43 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
99 99 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
100 130 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
101 21 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
102 39 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
103 63 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
104 48 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
105 56 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
106 181 The Walk TriS $1,560,299 15.4% 448 $3,483 $10,137,502 9/30/15
107 176 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
108 101 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
109 188 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
110 126 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
111 93 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
112 86 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
113 26 Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos LGF $3,424,702 37.7% 395 $8,670 $9,080,818 9/4/15
114 57 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
115 70 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
116 33 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
117 66 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
118 159 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
119 52 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Eros $2,621,282 32.1% 257 $10,200 $8,178,001 7/17/15
120 191 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
121 123 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
122 27 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
123 133 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' FUN $1,817,937 22.7% 183 $9,934 $8,008,363 8/4/15
124 111 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
125 104 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
126 121 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
127 144 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
128 35 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
129 95 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
130 107 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
131 127 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
132 37 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
133 200 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
134 180 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
135 73 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
136 20 Baahubali: The Beginning BSC $3,575,000 53.1% 236 $15,148 $6,738,000 7/9/15
137 142 Bajirao Mastani Eros $1,744,975 26.6% 304 $5,740 $6,557,047 12/18/15
138 160 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
139 51 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
140 147 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
141 69 Sultan Yash $2,371,100 38.2% 282 $8,408 $6,200,000 7/6/16
142 68 Lowriders BH Tilt $2,403,885 38.9% 295 $8,149 $6,179,955 5/12/17
143 67 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
144 138 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
145 178 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
146 59 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
147 135 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
148 91 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
149 150 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
150 79 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
151 61 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
152 166 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
153 143 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
154 36 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
155 115 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
156 140 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
157 192 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
158 58 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
159 146 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
160 84 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
161 108 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
162 154 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
163 151 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
164 169 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
165 170 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
166 134 Your Name. FUN $1,813,781 36.2% 311 $5,832 $5,017,246 4/7/17
167 153 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
168 119 Dilwale UTV $1,920,402 39.4% 268 $7,166 $4,871,263 12/17/15
169 128 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie FoxS $1,861,118 39.0% 313 $5,946 $4,772,155 7/22/16
170 110 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
171 156 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
172 168 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
173 65 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo FIP $2,425,585 55.6% 287 $8,452 $4,364,639 11/12/15
174 90 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil FIP $2,190,042 51.4% 302 $7,252 $4,264,983 10/28/16
175 189 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
176 118 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
177 163 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
178 152 Sleight BH Tilt $1,701,785 43.3% 565 $3,012 $3,930,990 4/28/17
179 114 Kabali CineGalaxy $1,977,716 50.7% 236 $8,380 $3,903,095 7/21/16
180 179 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
181 173 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
182 157 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
183 196 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
184 185 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
185 139 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
186 174 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
187 175 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
188 177 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
189 112 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
190 137 Raees Zee $1,798,379 55.1% 265 $6,786 $3,262,954 1/25/17
191 158 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
192 116 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
193 161 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
194 172 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
195 194 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
196 193 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
197 53 Mayweather vs. McGregor Fathom $2,620,183 100.0% 532 $4,925 $2,620,183 8/26/17
198 76 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
199 195 Game of Thrones (IMAX) WB $1,464,932 77.3% 205 $7,146 $1,896,092 1/30/15
200 155 Slamma Jamma RivR $1,687,000 100.0% 502 $3,361 $1,687,000 3/24/17

* 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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