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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
1 161 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
7 156 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
8 146 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
9 187 The Pyramid Fox $1,369,935 53.1% 589 $2,326 $2,580,586 12/5/14
10 183 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86
11 106 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
12 71 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
13 54 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
14 160 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
15 92 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
16 5 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
17 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
18 199 Seven Days in Utopia Visio $1,316,910 30.1% 561 $2,347 $4,373,074 9/2/11
19 125 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
20 180 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
21 90 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
22 14 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
23 39 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
24 26 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
25 96 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
26 137 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
27 74 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
28 52 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
29 30 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
30 12 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
31 31 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
32 49 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
33 79 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
34 15 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
35 33 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
36 107 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
37 2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
38 118 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
39 115 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
40 53 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
41 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
42 11 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
43 124 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
44 34 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
45 131 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
46 178 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
47 122 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
48 98 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
49 65 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
50 21 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
51 86 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
52 29 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
53 46 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
54 191 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
55 44 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
56 117 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
57 47 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
58 142 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
59 103 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
60 51 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
61 61 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
62 68 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
63 138 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
64 7 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
65 140 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
66 4 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
67 172 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
68 198 Let's Spend the Night Together Emb $1,319,050 34.5% 475 $2,776 $3,821,199 2/11/83
69 121 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
70 77 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
71 195 Blame It On the Bellboy BV $1,326,472 42.7% 462 $2,871 $3,104,545 3/6/92
72 83 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
73 102 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
74 18 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
75 108 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
76 136 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
77 190 Facing the Giants IDP $1,343,537 13.2% 441 $3,046 $10,178,331 9/29/06
78 145 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
79 159 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
80 197 Choke FoxS $1,319,286 45.1% 435 $3,033 $2,926,565 9/26/08
81 80 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
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 82 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
86 78 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
87 119 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 58 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
90 169 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
91 176 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
92 55 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
93 127 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
94 112 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
95 50 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
96 192 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 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
98 64 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
99 144 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
100 105 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
101 120 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
102 89 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
103 157 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
104 72 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
105 179 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 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 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
109 185 Just Between Friends Orion $1,390,718 21.7% 352 $3,950 $6,408,791 3/21/86
110 149 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
111 87 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
112 85 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 67 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
116 135 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
117 196 Wise Guys MGM $1,324,456 15.6% 338 $3,918 $8,475,466 4/18/86
118 164 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
120 152 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
121 73 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
122 109 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
124 186 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 48 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 42.7% 317 $7,917 $5,883,132 10/10/14
127 150 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
128 177 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
129 62 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
130 75 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
131 147 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
132 57 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
133 166 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
134 97 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
135 128 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
136 94 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
137 163 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
138 134 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
139 148 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
140 154 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
141 91 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
142 193 Paid in Full Mira. $1,328,789 43.0% 268 $4,958 $3,090,862 10/25/02
143 130 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
144 38 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
145 56 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
146 188 Homework JenF $1,366,535 46.9% 262 $5,215 $2,914,328 8/27/82
147 17 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
148 95 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
149 141 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
150 182 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
151 116 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
152 66 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
153 20 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
154 170 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
155 113 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
156 139 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
157 200 Empire of the Sun WB $1,314,509 5.9% 225 $5,842 $22,238,696 12/11/87
158 76 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
159 70 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
160 37 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
161 100 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
162 184 New Jersey Drive Gram. $1,395,028 39.1% 210 $6,642 $3,565,508 4/21/95
163 171 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
164 110 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
165 93 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
166 69 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
167 123 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
168 165 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
169 133 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
170 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
171 126 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
172 194 Bella RAtt. $1,328,448 16.5% 165 $8,051 $8,070,537 10/26/07
173 151 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
174 129 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
175 88 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
176 81 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
177 175 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
178 60 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
179 155 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
180 99 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
181 132 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
182 114 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
183 162 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
184 101 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
185 181 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $1,408,474 8.3% 97 $14,520 $17,040,871 4/11/03
186 153 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
187 59 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
188 84 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
190 168 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
191 111 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
192 189 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yash $1,351,786 41.3% 64 $21,121 $3,275,444 8/11/06
193 174 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
194 63 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
195 167 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
196 158 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
197 173 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
198 104 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
200 143 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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