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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 Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
2 22 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
3 32 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
4 19 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
5 28 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
6 6 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
7 155 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
8 145 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
9 182 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86
10 105 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
11 70 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
12 53 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
13 159 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
14 91 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
15 5 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
16 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
17 197 Seven Days in Utopia Visio $1,316,910 30.1% 561 $2,347 $4,373,074 9/2/11
18 124 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
19 179 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
20 89 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
21 14 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
22 39 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
23 26 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
24 95 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
25 136 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
26 73 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
27 51 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
28 30 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
29 12 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
30 31 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
31 48 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
32 78 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
33 15 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
34 33 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
35 106 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
36 2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
37 117 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
38 114 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
39 52 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
40 36 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $2,865,475 9.6% 522 $5,489 $29,999,213 11/1/85
41 11 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
42 123 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
43 34 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
44 130 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
45 177 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
46 121 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
47 97 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
48 64 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
49 21 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
50 85 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
51 29 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
52 46 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
53 189 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
54 44 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
55 116 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
56 47 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
57 141 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
58 102 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
59 50 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
60 60 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 67 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
62 137 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
63 7 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
64 139 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
65 4 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
66 171 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
67 196 Let's Spend the Night Together Emb $1,319,050 34.5% 475 $2,776 $3,821,199 2/11/83
68 120 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
69 76 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
70 193 Blame It On the Bellboy BV $1,326,472 42.7% 462 $2,871 $3,104,545 3/6/92
71 82 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
72 101 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
73 18 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
74 107 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
75 135 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
76 188 Facing the Giants IDP $1,343,537 13.2% 441 $3,046 $10,178,331 9/29/06
77 144 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
78 158 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
79 195 Choke FoxS $1,319,286 45.1% 435 $3,033 $2,926,565 9/26/08
80 79 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
81 199 The Fluffy Movie ORF $1,311,446 46.4% 432 $3,036 $2,827,393 7/25/14
82 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11
83 10 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
84 45 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
85 81 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
86 77 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
87 118 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
88 24 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
89 57 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
90 168 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
91 175 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
92 54 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
93 126 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
94 111 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
95 49 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
96 190 Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior Magn. $1,334,869 29.3% 387 $3,449 $4,563,167 2/11/05
97 42 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 42.5% 382 $6,967 $6,261,369 8/29/14
98 63 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
99 143 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
100 104 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
101 119 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
102 88 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
103 156 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
104 71 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
105 178 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
106 41 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.8% 361 $7,444 $17,053,959 7/25/14
107 35 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
108 16 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
109 184 Just Between Friends Orion $1,390,718 21.7% 352 $3,950 $6,408,791 3/21/86
110 148 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
111 86 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
112 84 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
113 3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
114 23 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
115 66 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
116 134 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
117 194 Wise Guys MGM $1,324,456 15.6% 338 $3,918 $8,475,466 4/18/86
118 163 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
119 9 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
120 151 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
121 72 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
122 108 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
123 13 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
124 185 Girl in Progress LGF $1,384,078 53.0% 322 $4,298 $2,609,412 5/11/12
125 27 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
126 149 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
127 176 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
128 61 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
129 74 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
130 146 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
131 56 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
132 165 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
133 96 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
134 127 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
135 93 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
136 162 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
137 133 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
138 147 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
139 153 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
140 90 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
141 191 Paid in Full Mira. $1,328,789 43.0% 268 $4,958 $3,090,862 10/25/02
142 129 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
143 38 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
144 55 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
145 186 Homework JenF $1,366,535 46.9% 262 $5,215 $2,914,328 8/27/82
146 17 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
147 94 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
148 140 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
149 181 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
150 115 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
151 65 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
152 20 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
153 169 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
154 112 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
155 138 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
156 198 Empire of the Sun WB $1,314,509 5.9% 225 $5,842 $22,238,696 12/11/87
157 75 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
158 69 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
159 37 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
160 99 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
161 183 New Jersey Drive Gram. $1,395,028 39.1% 210 $6,642 $3,565,508 4/21/95
162 170 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
163 109 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
164 92 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
165 68 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
166 122 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
167 164 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
168 132 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
169 25 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
170 125 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
171 192 Bella RAtt. $1,328,448 16.5% 165 $8,051 $8,070,537 10/26/07
172 150 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
173 128 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
174 87 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
175 80 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
176 174 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
177 59 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
178 154 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
179 98 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
180 131 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
181 113 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
182 161 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
183 200 Jodhaa Akbar UTV $1,300,000 37.8% 100 $13,000 $3,440,718 2/15/08
184 100 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
185 180 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $1,408,474 8.3% 97 $14,520 $17,040,871 4/11/03
186 152 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
187 58 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
188 83 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
189 43 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
190 167 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
191 110 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
192 187 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yash $1,351,786 41.3% 64 $21,121 $3,275,444 8/11/06
193 173 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
194 62 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
195 166 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
196 157 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
197 172 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
198 103 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
199 40 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
200 142 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94

* 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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