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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
1 163 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
2 23 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
3 33 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
4 20 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
5 29 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
7 158 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
8 148 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
9 191 The Pyramid Fox $1,369,935 49.7% 589 $2,326 $2,756,333 12/5/14
10 186 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86
11 107 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
12 72 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
13 55 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
14 162 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
15 93 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
18 127 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
19 183 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
20 91 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 40 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
23 27 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
24 97 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
25 139 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
26 75 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
27 53 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
28 31 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 32 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
31 50 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
32 80 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 34 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
35 108 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
37 120 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
38 117 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
39 54 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
40 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
41 11 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
42 126 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
43 35 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
44 133 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
45 181 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
46 124 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
47 99 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
48 66 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
49 22 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
50 87 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
51 30 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
52 47 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
53 195 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 45 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
55 119 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
56 48 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
57 144 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
58 104 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
59 52 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
60 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 69 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
62 140 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
64 142 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
66 175 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
67 123 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
68 78 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
69 200 Blame It On the Bellboy BV $1,326,472 42.7% 462 $2,871 $3,104,545 3/6/92
70 84 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
71 103 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
72 19 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
73 109 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
74 138 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
75 194 Facing the Giants IDP $1,343,537 13.2% 441 $3,046 $10,178,331 9/29/06
76 147 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
77 161 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
78 196 Spare Parts LGF $1,335,768 36.9% 440 $3,036 $3,618,912 1/16/15
79 81 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
80 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11
81 10 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
82 46 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
83 83 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
84 79 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
85 121 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
86 25 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
87 59 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
88 172 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
89 179 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
90 56 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
91 129 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
92 113 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
93 51 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
94 197 Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior Magn. $1,334,869 29.3% 387 $3,449 $4,563,167 2/11/05
95 187 A La Mala LGF $1,402,118 39.7% 384 $3,651 $3,528,003 2/27/15
96 43 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
97 65 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
98 146 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
99 106 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
100 122 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
101 90 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
102 159 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
103 73 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
104 182 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
105 42 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
106 36 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
107 17 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
108 189 Just Between Friends Orion $1,390,718 21.7% 352 $3,950 $6,408,791 3/21/86
109 151 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
110 88 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
111 86 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
112 3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
113 24 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
114 68 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
115 137 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
116 166 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
117 9 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
118 154 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
119 115 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
120 74 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
121 110 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
122 13 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
123 190 Girl in Progress LGF $1,384,078 53.0% 322 $4,298 $2,609,412 5/11/12
124 28 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
125 49 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 42.7% 317 $7,917 $5,883,132 10/10/14
126 152 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
127 180 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
128 63 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
129 76 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
130 149 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
131 58 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
132 169 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
133 98 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
134 130 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
135 95 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
136 165 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
137 16 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
138 136 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
139 150 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
140 156 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
141 92 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
142 198 Paid in Full Mira. $1,328,789 43.0% 268 $4,958 $3,090,862 10/25/02
143 132 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
144 39 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
145 57 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
146 192 Homework JenF $1,366,535 46.9% 262 $5,215 $2,914,328 8/27/82
147 18 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
148 96 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
149 143 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
150 185 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
151 118 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
152 67 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
153 21 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
154 173 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
155 114 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
156 141 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
157 77 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
158 71 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
159 38 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
160 101 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
161 188 New Jersey Drive Gram. $1,395,028 39.1% 210 $6,642 $3,565,508 4/21/95
162 168 Game of Thrones (IMAX) WB $1,464,932 77.3% 205 $7,146 $1,896,092 1/30/15
163 174 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
164 111 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
165 94 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
166 70 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
167 125 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
168 167 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
169 135 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
170 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
171 128 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
172 199 Bella RAtt. $1,328,448 16.5% 165 $8,051 $8,070,537 10/26/07
173 153 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
174 131 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
175 89 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
176 82 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
177 178 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
178 61 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
179 157 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
180 100 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
181 134 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
182 116 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
183 164 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
184 102 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
185 184 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $1,408,474 8.3% 97 $14,520 $17,040,871 4/11/03
186 155 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
187 60 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
188 85 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
189 44 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
190 171 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
191 112 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
192 193 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yash $1,351,786 41.3% 64 $21,121 $3,275,444 8/11/06
193 177 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
194 64 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
195 170 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
196 160 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
197 176 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
198 105 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
199 41 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
200 145 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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