> 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.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheaters / Avg.Total Gross^Release
200 Bella RAtt. $1,328,448 16.5% 165 $8,051 $8,070,537 10/26/07
199 Paid in Full Mira. $1,328,789 43.0% 268 $4,958 $3,090,862 10/25/02
198 Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior Magn. $1,334,869 29.3% 387 $3,449 $4,563,167 2/11/05
197 Spare Parts LGF $1,335,768 36.9% 440 $3,036 $3,618,912 1/16/15
196 The Perils of Gwendolyn in the Land of Yik Yak Gold. $1,337,274 100.0% 500 $2,674 $1,337,274 1/25/85
195 Facing the Giants IDP $1,343,537 13.2% 441 $3,046 $10,178,331 9/29/06
194 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yash $1,351,786 41.3% 64 $21,121 $3,275,444 8/11/06
193 Homework JenF $1,366,535 46.9% 262 $5,215 $2,914,328 8/27/82
192 The Pyramid Fox $1,369,935 49.7% 589 $2,326 $2,756,333 12/5/14
191 Girl in Progress LGF $1,384,078 53.0% 322 $4,298 $2,609,412 5/11/12
190 Just Between Friends Orion $1,390,718 21.7% 352 $3,950 $6,408,791 3/21/86
189 New Jersey Drive Gram. $1,395,028 39.1% 210 $6,642 $3,565,508 4/21/95
188 A La Mala LGF $1,402,118 38.6% 384 $3,651 $3,629,842 2/27/15
187 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86
186 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
185 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $1,408,474 8.3% 97 $14,520 $17,040,871 4/11/03
184 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
183 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
182 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
181 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
180 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
179 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
178 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
177 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
176 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
175 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
174 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
173 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
172 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
171 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
170 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
169 Game of Thrones (IMAX) WB $1,464,932 77.3% 205 $7,146 $1,896,092 1/30/15
168 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
167 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
166 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
165 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
164 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
163 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
162 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
161 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
160 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
159 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
158 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
157 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
156 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
155 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
154 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
153 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
152 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
151 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
150 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
149 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
148 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
147 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
146 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94
145 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
144 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
143 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
142 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
141 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
140 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
139 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
138 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
137 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
136 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
135 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
134 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
133 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
132 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
131 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
130 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
129 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
128 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
127 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
126 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
125 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
124 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
123 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
122 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
121 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
120 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
119 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
118 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
117 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
116 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
115 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
114 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
113 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
112 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
111 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
110 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
109 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
108 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
107 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
106 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
105 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
104 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
103 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
102 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
101 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
100 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
99 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
98 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
97 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
96 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
95 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
94 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
93 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
92 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
91 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
90 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
89 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
88 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
87 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
86 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
85 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
84 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.8% 258 $8,107 $30,882,872 4/1/15
83 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
82 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
81 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
80 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
79 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
78 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
77 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
76 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
75 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
74 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
73 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
72 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
71 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
70 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
69 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
68 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
67 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
66 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
65 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
64 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
63 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
62 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
61 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
60 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
59 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
58 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
57 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
56 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
55 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
54 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
53 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
52 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
51 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
50 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
49 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
48 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
47 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
46 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
45 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
44 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
43 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
42 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
41 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
40 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
39 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
38 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
37 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 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
35 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
34 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
33 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
32 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
31 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
30 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
29 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
28 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
27 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
26 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
25 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
24 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
23 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
22 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
21 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
20 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
19 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
18 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
17 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
16 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
15 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
14 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
13 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
12 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
11 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
10 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
9 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
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
7 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
6 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
5 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
4 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11

* 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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