> 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
1 160 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 95 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
4 45 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
5 176 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
6 28 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
7 21 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
8 192 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
9 140 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 72 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
15 117 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 79 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
19 75 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
23 175 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 34 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
26 128 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
27 42 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
28 22 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 93 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.3% 258 $8,107 $33,307,793 4/1/15
31 69 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
32 68 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
33 113 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
34 186 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
35 99 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 41 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 40 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
39 20 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
40 172 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
41 50 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 49 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
44 29 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
45 171 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 36 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
48 81 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
49 187 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
50 156 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
51 188 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
52 85 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
53 110 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
54 57 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
55 76 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
56 98 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
57 27 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
58 91 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
59 59 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $2,434,908 13.7% 361 $6,745 $17,737,646 7/17/15
60 82 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
61 122 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
62 46 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
63 153 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
64 65 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
66 118 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
67 125 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
68 106 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
69 173 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
70 37 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
71 132 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
72 96 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
73 38 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
75 151 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
76 136 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
77 115 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
78 124 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
79 139 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
80 90 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
81 154 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
82 74 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
83 26 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
84 194 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
85 23 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
86 66 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
87 43 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
88 89 Love & Mercy RAtt. $2,122,177 16.9% 481 $4,412 $12,551,031 6/5/15
89 55 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
90 83 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
91 77 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
92 179 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
93 102 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
94 71 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
95 87 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
96 39 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
97 92 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
98 123 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
99 19 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
100 35 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
101 58 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
102 44 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
103 51 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
104 170 The Walk TriS $1,560,299 15.4% 448 $3,483 $10,137,502 9/30/15
105 165 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
106 94 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
107 177 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
108 119 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
109 86 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
110 80 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
111 24 Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos LGF $3,424,702 37.7% 395 $8,670 $9,080,818 9/4/15
112 52 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
113 64 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
114 30 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
115 61 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
116 148 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
117 193 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
118 48 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Eros $2,621,282 32.1% 257 $10,200 $8,178,001 7/17/15
119 180 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
120 116 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
121 25 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
122 126 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' FUN $1,817,937 22.7% 183 $9,934 $8,008,363 8/4/15
123 104 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
124 97 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
125 114 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
126 135 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
127 31 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
128 88 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
129 100 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
130 120 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
131 33 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
132 189 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
133 169 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
134 67 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
135 18 Baahubali: The Beginning BSC $3,575,000 53.1% 236 $15,148 $6,738,000 7/9/15
136 133 Bajirao Mastani Eros $1,744,975 26.6% 304 $5,740 $6,557,047 12/18/15
137 149 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
138 47 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
139 138 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
140 62 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
141 129 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
142 167 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
143 54 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
144 127 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
145 84 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
146 141 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
147 73 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
148 56 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
149 155 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
150 134 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
151 32 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
152 108 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
153 131 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
154 63 Sultan Yash $2,371,100 42.3% 282 $8,408 $5,599,781 7/6/16
155 198 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
156 181 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
157 53 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
158 137 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
159 78 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
160 101 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
161 144 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
162 142 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
163 158 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
164 159 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
165 143 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
166 112 Dilwale UTV $1,920,402 39.4% 268 $7,166 $4,871,263 12/17/15
167 200 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
168 191 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
169 103 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
170 145 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
171 157 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
172 60 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo FIP $2,425,585 55.6% 287 $8,452 $4,364,639 11/12/15
173 178 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
174 111 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
175 152 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
176 196 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
177 107 Kabali CineGalaxy $1,977,716 50.7% 236 $8,380 $3,903,095 7/21/16
178 168 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
179 162 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
180 146 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
181 185 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
182 174 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
183 130 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
184 163 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
185 164 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
186 166 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
187 105 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
188 147 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
189 197 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
190 199 Ladrones LGF $1,411,031 46.1% 375 $3,763 $3,063,505 10/9/15
191 109 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
192 150 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
193 161 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
194 183 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
195 121 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie FoxS $1,861,118 66.7% 313 $5,946 $2,791,568 7/22/16
196 190 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
197 182 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
198 70 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 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
200 184 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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