> 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 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11
3 90 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
4 42 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
5 166 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
6 25 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
7 19 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
8 182 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
9 131 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
10 7 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
11 9 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
12 67 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
13 5 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
14 110 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
15 15 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
16 10 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
17 74 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
18 70 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
19 3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
20 13 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
21 165 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
22 2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
23 31 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
24 120 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
25 39 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
26 20 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
27 4 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
28 88 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.3% 258 $8,107 $33,307,195 4/1/15
29 64 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
30 63 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
31 106 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
32 176 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
33 94 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
34 12 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
35 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
36 37 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
37 18 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
38 162 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
39 47 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
40 11 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
41 46 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
42 26 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
43 161 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
44 6 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
45 191 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
46 33 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
47 76 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
48 177 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
49 147 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
50 178 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
51 80 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
52 104 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
53 54 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
54 71 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
55 93 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
56 24 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
57 86 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
58 77 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
59 114 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
60 43 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
61 144 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
62 60 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
63 190 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $1,408,474 8.3% 97 $14,520 $17,040,871 4/11/03
64 14 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
65 111 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
66 117 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
67 56 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $2,434,908 15.6% 361 $6,745 $15,652,951 7/17/15
68 101 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
69 163 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
70 34 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
71 124 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
72 91 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
73 35 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
74 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
75 142 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
76 127 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
77 108 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
78 116 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
79 130 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
80 85 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
81 145 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
82 69 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
83 23 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
84 184 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
85 21 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
86 61 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
87 40 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
88 84 Love & Mercy RAtt. $2,122,177 17.1% 481 $4,412 $12,435,083 6/5/15
89 52 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
90 78 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
91 72 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
92 169 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
93 97 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
94 66 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
95 82 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
96 36 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
97 87 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
98 115 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
99 17 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
100 32 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
101 55 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
102 41 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
103 48 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
104 200 Facing the Giants IDP $1,343,537 13.2% 441 $3,046 $10,178,331 9/29/06
105 156 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
106 89 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
107 167 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
108 112 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
109 81 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
110 75 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
111 49 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
112 59 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
113 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
114 57 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
115 139 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
116 183 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
117 170 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
118 109 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
119 22 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
120 118 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' FUN $1,817,937 22.7% 183 $9,934 $8,008,363 8/4/15
121 45 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Eros $2,621,282 32.9% 257 $10,200 $7,959,370 7/17/15
122 99 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
123 92 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
124 107 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
125 126 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
126 28 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
127 83 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
128 95 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
129 113 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
130 30 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
131 179 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
132 160 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
133 62 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
134 16 Baahubali: The Beginning BSC $3,575,000 53.1% 236 $15,148 $6,738,000 7/9/15
135 140 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
136 195 Just Between Friends Orion $1,390,718 21.7% 352 $3,950 $6,408,791 3/21/86
137 44 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
138 129 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
139 58 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
140 121 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
141 158 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
142 51 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
143 119 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
144 79 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
145 132 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
146 68 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
147 53 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
148 146 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
149 125 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
150 29 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
151 102 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
152 123 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
153 188 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
154 171 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
155 50 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
156 128 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
157 73 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
158 96 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
159 135 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
160 133 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
161 149 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
162 150 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
163 134 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
164 189 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
165 181 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
166 98 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
167 136 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
168 148 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
169 168 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
170 105 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
171 143 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
172 186 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
173 159 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
174 153 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
175 137 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
176 175 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
177 164 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
178 193 A La Mala LGF $1,402,118 38.6% 384 $3,651 $3,629,842 2/27/15
179 122 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
180 194 New Jersey Drive Gram. $1,395,028 39.1% 210 $6,642 $3,565,508 4/21/95
181 192 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86
182 154 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
183 155 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
184 157 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
185 100 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
186 199 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yash $1,351,786 41.3% 64 $21,121 $3,275,444 8/11/06
187 138 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
188 187 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
189 103 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
190 198 Homework JenF $1,366,535 46.9% 262 $5,215 $2,914,328 8/27/82
191 141 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
192 152 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
193 173 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
194 197 The Pyramid Fox $1,369,935 49.7% 589 $2,326 $2,756,333 12/5/14
195 180 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
196 172 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
197 196 Girl in Progress LGF $1,384,078 53.0% 322 $4,298 $2,609,412 5/11/12
198 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
199 185 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
200 174 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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