> 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 29 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
2 128 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
3 136 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
4 90 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
5 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
6 60 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
7 140 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
8 61 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
9 13 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
10 74 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
11 96 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
12 132 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
13 179 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
14 66 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
15 119 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
16 80 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
17 78 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
18 171 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
19 75 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
20 67 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
21 44 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
22 184 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
23 25 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
24 129 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
25 178 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
26 162 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
27 180 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
28 2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
29 160 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
30 43 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
31 65 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
32 146 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
33 55 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
34 70 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
35 87 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
36 103 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
37 88 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
38 4 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
39 127 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
40 10 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
41 32 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
42 187 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
43 141 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
44 156 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
45 130 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
46 19 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
47 108 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
48 68 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
49 158 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
50 21 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
51 40 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
52 17 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
53 133 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
54 95 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
55 177 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
56 27 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
57 196 Facing the Giants IDP $1,343,537 13.2% 441 $3,046 $10,178,331 9/29/06
58 57 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
59 63 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
60 64 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
61 45 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
62 169 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
63 144 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
64 105 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
65 76 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
66 92 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
67 71 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
68 170 Game of Thrones (IMAX) WB $1,464,932 77.3% 205 $7,146 $1,896,092 1/30/15
69 186 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $1,408,474 8.3% 97 $14,520 $17,040,871 4/11/03
70 192 Girl in Progress LGF $1,384,078 53.0% 322 $4,298 $2,609,412 5/11/12
71 84 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
72 175 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
73 148 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
74 194 Homework JenF $1,366,535 46.9% 262 $5,215 $2,914,328 8/27/82
75 20 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
76 125 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
77 11 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
78 54 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
79 183 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
80 56 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
81 3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
82 117 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
83 185 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
84 182 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
85 191 Just Between Friends Orion $1,390,718 21.7% 352 $3,950 $6,408,791 3/21/86
86 195 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yash $1,351,786 41.3% 64 $21,121 $3,275,444 8/11/06
87 104 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
88 35 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
89 189 A La Mala LGF $1,402,118 38.6% 384 $3,651 $3,629,842 2/27/15
90 139 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
91 147 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94
92 114 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
93 81 Love & Mercy RAtt. $2,122,177 22.6% 481 $4,412 $9,395,698 6/5/15
94 5 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
95 94 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
96 49 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
97 154 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
98 151 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
99 93 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
100 47 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
101 83 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
102 172 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
103 142 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
104 50 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
105 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11
106 110 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
107 14 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
108 98 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
109 42 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
110 73 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
111 15 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
112 79 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
113 102 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
114 120 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
115 173 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
116 190 New Jersey Drive Gram. $1,395,028 39.1% 210 $6,642 $3,565,508 4/21/95
117 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
118 122 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
119 12 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
120 131 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
121 24 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
122 118 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
123 58 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
124 199 Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior Magn. $1,334,869 29.3% 387 $3,449 $4,563,167 2/11/05
125 16 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
126 112 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
127 200 Paid in Full Mira. $1,328,789 43.0% 268 $4,958 $3,090,862 10/25/02
128 164 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
129 197 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
130 106 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
131 9 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
132 6 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
133 41 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
134 152 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
135 107 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
136 38 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
137 51 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
138 193 The Pyramid Fox $1,369,935 49.7% 589 $2,326 $2,756,333 12/5/14
139 77 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
140 115 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
141 159 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
142 53 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
143 134 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
144 176 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
145 22 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
146 157 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
147 161 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
148 82 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
149 48 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
150 143 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
151 153 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
152 166 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
153 91 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
154 33 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
155 31 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
156 165 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
157 89 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
158 86 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
159 167 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
160 109 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
161 168 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
162 124 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
163 181 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
164 23 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
165 101 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
166 135 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
167 52 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
168 121 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
169 198 Spare Parts LGF $1,335,768 36.9% 440 $3,036 $3,618,912 1/16/15
170 7 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
171 99 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
172 116 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
173 69 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
174 113 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
175 137 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
176 72 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
177 138 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
178 18 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
179 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
180 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
181 149 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
182 150 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
183 123 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
184 100 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
185 163 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
186 39 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
187 111 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
188 97 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
189 126 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
190 145 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
191 174 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
192 34 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
193 28 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
194 85 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.4% 258 $8,107 $32,835,086 4/1/15
195 59 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
196 36 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
197 188 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86
198 155 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
199 30 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
200 46 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94

* 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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