> 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 28 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
2 123 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
3 131 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
4 86 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
5 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
6 58 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
7 135 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
8 59 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 72 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
11 92 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
12 127 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
13 173 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
14 64 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
15 114 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
16 78 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
17 76 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
18 165 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
19 73 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
20 65 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
21 43 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
22 178 Before Sunrise Sony $1,423,537 25.7% 363 $3,921 $5,535,405 1/27/95
23 192 Bella RAtt. $1,328,448 16.5% 165 $8,051 $8,070,537 10/26/07
24 24 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
25 124 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
26 172 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
27 157 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
28 193 Blame It On the Bellboy BV $1,326,472 42.7% 462 $2,871 $3,104,545 3/6/92
29 174 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. $1,433,259 11.3% 133 $10,776 $12,665,721 8/4/06
30 2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
31 155 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
32 42 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 79.3% 382 $6,967 $3,358,013 8/29/14
33 63 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
34 141 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
35 53 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
36 68 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
37 83 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
38 99 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
39 84 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
40 195 Choke FoxS $1,319,286 45.1% 435 $3,033 $2,926,565 9/26/08
41 4 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
42 122 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
43 10 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
44 31 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
45 181 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,402,921 6.1% 246 $5,702 $22,905,522 12/12/86
46 136 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
47 151 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
48 125 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
49 18 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
50 104 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
51 66 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
52 153 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
53 20 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
54 39 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
55 16 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
56 128 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
57 91 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
58 171 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
59 26 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
60 198 Empire of the Sun WB $1,314,509 5.9% 225 $5,842 $22,238,696 12/11/87
61 188 Facing the Giants IDP $1,343,537 13.2% 441 $3,046 $10,178,331 9/29/06
62 55 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
63 61 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
64 62 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
65 44 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
66 164 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
67 139 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
68 199 The Fluffy Movie ORF $1,311,446 46.4% 432 $3,036 $2,827,393 7/25/14
69 101 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
70 74 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
71 88 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
72 69 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
73 180 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $1,408,474 8.3% 97 $14,520 $17,040,871 4/11/03
74 185 Girl in Progress LGF $1,384,078 53.0% 322 $4,298 $2,609,412 5/11/12
75 81 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
76 169 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
77 143 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
78 186 Homework JenF $1,366,535 46.9% 262 $5,215 $2,914,328 8/27/82
79 19 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
80 120 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
81 11 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
82 52 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
83 177 Illegal Tender Uni. $1,425,915 45.9% 512 $2,784 $3,106,835 8/24/07
84 54 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
85 3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
86 179 Into the West Mira. $1,410,414 29.4% 550 $2,564 $4,790,801 9/17/93
87 200 Jodhaa Akbar UTV $1,300,000 37.8% 100 $13,000 $3,440,718 2/15/08
88 176 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
89 184 Just Between Friends Orion $1,390,718 21.7% 352 $3,950 $6,408,791 3/21/86
90 187 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Yash $1,351,786 41.3% 64 $21,121 $3,275,444 8/11/06
91 100 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
92 34 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
93 134 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
94 196 Let's Spend the Night Together Emb $1,319,050 34.5% 475 $2,776 $3,821,199 2/11/83
95 142 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94
96 110 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
97 5 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
98 90 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
99 149 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
100 146 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
101 89 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
102 46 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
103 80 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
104 166 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
105 137 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
106 48 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
107 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11
108 106 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
109 14 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
110 94 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
111 41 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 17.7% 361 $7,444 $15,201,760 7/25/14
112 71 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
113 15 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
114 77 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
115 98 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
116 115 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
117 167 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
118 183 New Jersey Drive Gram. $1,395,028 39.1% 210 $6,642 $3,565,508 4/21/95
119 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
120 117 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
121 12 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
122 126 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
123 23 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
124 113 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
125 56 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
126 190 Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior Magn. $1,334,869 29.3% 387 $3,449 $4,563,167 2/11/05
127 108 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
128 191 Paid in Full Mira. $1,328,789 43.0% 268 $4,958 $3,090,862 10/25/02
129 159 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
130 189 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
131 102 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
132 9 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
133 6 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
134 40 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
135 147 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
136 103 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
137 37 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
138 49 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
139 75 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
140 111 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
141 154 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
142 51 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
143 129 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
144 170 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
145 21 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
146 152 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
147 156 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
148 79 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
149 47 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
150 138 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
151 148 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
152 161 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
153 87 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
154 32 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
155 30 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
156 160 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
157 85 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
158 197 Seven Days in Utopia Visio $1,316,910 30.1% 561 $2,347 $4,373,074 9/2/11
159 82 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
160 162 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
161 105 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
162 163 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
163 119 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
164 175 Silent Night, Deadly Night TriS $1,432,800 57.5% 398 $3,600 $2,491,460 11/9/84
165 22 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
166 97 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
167 130 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
168 50 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
169 116 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
170 7 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
171 95 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
172 112 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
173 67 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
174 109 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
175 132 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
176 70 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
177 133 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
178 17 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
179 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
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
181 144 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
182 145 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
183 118 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
184 96 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
185 158 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
186 38 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
187 107 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
188 93 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
189 121 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
190 140 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
191 168 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
192 33 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
193 194 Wise Guys MGM $1,324,456 15.6% 338 $3,918 $8,475,466 4/18/86
194 27 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
195 57 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
196 35 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
197 182 The Wraith NCeV $1,402,535 40.1% 588 $2,385 $3,500,000 11/21/86
198 150 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
199 29 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
200 45 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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