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> 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 36 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
2 147 1969 Atl $1,709,120 28.6% 520 $3,286 $5,979,011 11/18/88
3 156 3 Idiots Relbig. $1,645,502 25.2% 119 $13,828 $6,532,874 12/23/09
4 102 Above the Law WB $2,037,938 10.8% 350 $5,822 $18,869,631 4/8/88
5 125 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie FoxS $1,861,118 39.0% 313 $5,946 $4,772,155 7/22/16
6 87 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil FIP $2,190,042 51.4% 302 $7,252 $4,264,983 10/28/16
7 73 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
8 71 The Age of Innocence Col. $2,317,289 7.2% 83 $27,919 $32,255,440 9/17/93
9 160 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
10 72 Almost Famous DW $2,314,646 7.1% 131 $17,669 $32,534,850 9/15/00
11 15 Amistad DW $4,573,523 10.3% 322 $14,203 $44,229,441 12/10/97
12 85 Angel NW $2,214,824 12.7% 330 $6,711 $17,488,564 1/13/84
13 108 Arbitrage RAtt. $2,002,165 25.3% 197 $10,163 $7,919,574 9/14/12
14 152 Atlas Shrugged: Part I RM $1,686,347 36.4% 299 $5,640 $4,627,375 4/15/11
15 200 Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) Fox $1,435,259 16.9% 58 $24,745 $8,485,488 11/1/02
16 77 Author! Author! Fox $2,279,260 17.4% 504 $4,522 $13,111,101 6/18/82
17 137 Avenging Angel NW $1,755,264 31.2% 525 $3,343 $5,622,787 1/11/85
18 19 Baahubali: The Beginning BSC $3,575,000 53.1% 236 $15,148 $6,738,000 7/9/15
19 92 Babies Focus $2,160,460 29.5% 534 $4,046 $7,320,323 5/7/10
20 90 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
21 192 Bad Company (1995) BV $1,459,824 39.7% 302 $4,833 $3,674,841 1/20/95
22 139 Bajirao Mastani Eros $1,744,975 26.6% 304 $5,740 $6,557,047 12/18/15
23 51 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Eros $2,621,282 32.1% 257 $10,200 $8,178,001 7/17/15
24 86 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $2,203,865 18.0% 540 $4,081 $12,218,638 4/3/98
25 78 Bean Gram. $2,255,233 5.0% 242 $9,319 $45,319,423 10/17/97
26 52 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $2,589,334 10.2% 68 $38,078 $25,487,190 1/1/02
27 31 Benny and Joon MGM $3,285,063 14.1% 408 $8,051 $23,261,580 4/16/93
28 148 Birth NL $1,705,577 33.5% 550 $3,101 $5,095,038 10/29/04
29 199 Black Swan FoxS $1,443,809 1.4% 18 $80,212 $106,954,678 12/3/10
30 183 The Blair Witch Project Art. $1,512,054 1.1% 27 $56,002 $140,539,099 7/16/99
31 2 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Uni. $8,684,055 21.6% 530 $16,385 $40,226,215 11/12/04
32 181 Cabin Boy BV $1,513,507 41.3% 593 $2,552 $3,662,459 1/7/94
33 50 Cantinflas LGF $2,661,253 41.7% 382 $6,967 $6,382,924 8/29/14
34 76 Casa De Mi Padre LGF $2,287,239 38.7% 382 $5,988 $5,909,483 3/16/12
35 166 Celebrity Mira. $1,588,013 31.3% 493 $3,221 $5,078,660 11/20/98
36 65 Chasing Papi Fox $2,404,557 39.2% 585 $4,110 $6,130,049 4/16/03
37 81 Chennai Express UTV $2,220,497 41.8% 196 $11,329 $5,307,960 8/8/13
38 99 Chicago Mira. $2,074,929 1.2% 77 $26,947 $170,687,518 12/27/02
39 117 Children of a Lesser God Par. $1,909,084 6.0% 215 $8,879 $31,853,080 10/3/86
40 100 Children of the Corn NW $2,042,821 14.0% 350 $5,836 $14,568,989 3/9/84
41 4 Closer Sony $7,707,972 22.7% 476 $16,193 $33,987,757 12/3/04
42 146 The Color Purple WB $1,710,333 1.8% 192 $8,907 $94,175,854 12/20/85
43 11 Colors Orion $4,747,118 10.2% 422 $11,249 $46,616,067 4/15/88
44 39 Cousins Par. $3,039,805 13.8% 535 $5,681 $22,026,369 2/10/89
45 161 Critters NL $1,618,800 12.3% 540 $2,997 $13,167,232 4/11/86
46 176 A Cry in the Dark WB $1,561,793 22.6% 334 $4,676 $6,908,797 11/11/88
47 33 Dangal UTV $3,248,481 26.2% 331 $9,814 $12,391,761 12/21/16
48 149 Day of the Dead UFD $1,700,000 34.0% 168 $10,119 $5,000,000 7/19/85
49 23 Dead Again Par. $3,479,395 9.2% 450 $7,731 $38,016,380 8/23/91
50 122 Death Wish II Film $1,871,487 11.6% 377 $4,964 $16,100,000 2/19/82
51 79 Deathtrap WB $2,238,977 11.6% 341 $6,565 $19,282,134 3/19/82
52 179 Desperately Seeking Susan Orion $1,526,098 5.6% 268 $5,694 $27,398,584 3/29/85
53 26 Dhoom 3 Yash $3,423,508 42.6% 239 $14,324 $8,031,955 12/20/13
54 116 Dilwale UTV $1,920,402 39.4% 268 $7,166 $4,871,263 12/17/15
55 47 Disorderlies WB $2,707,980 26.2% 544 $4,977 $10,348,437 8/14/87
56 21 Do the Right Thing Uni. $3,563,535 12.9% 353 $10,095 $27,545,445 6/30/89
57 153 Don 2 Relbig. $1,673,921 45.5% 157 $10,662 $3,680,306 12/22/11
58 130 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' FUN $1,817,937 22.7% 183 $9,934 $8,008,363 8/4/15
59 107 Duets BV $2,002,588 42.3% 581 $3,446 $4,739,023 9/15/00
60 198 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
61 34 El Cantante PicH $3,202,035 42.4% 542 $5,907 $7,556,712 8/3/07
62 5 Everest (2015) Uni. $7,222,035 16.6% 545 $13,251 $43,482,270 9/18/15
63 68 The Falcon and the Snowman Orion $2,358,846 13.8% 265 $8,901 $17,130,087 1/25/85
64 74 Falling in Love Par. $2,293,710 20.6% 305 $7,520 $11,129,057 11/21/84
65 75 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $2,290,525 3.8% 54 $42,417 $60,655,420 1/1/00
66 53 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $2,545,674 9.4% 498 $5,111 $27,092,880 8/13/82
67 190 Filly Brown LGF $1,478,323 51.9% 188 $7,863 $2,850,357 4/19/13
68 164 Flawless (1999) MGM $1,590,155 35.4% 478 $3,326 $4,488,529 11/26/99
69 119 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $1,900,523 13.8% 452 $4,205 $13,816,982 8/15/08
70 88 Foolish Art. $2,184,633 36.2% 305 $7,162 $6,033,999 4/9/99
71 104 Friends with Kids RAtt. $2,019,083 27.9% 369 $5,472 $7,251,073 3/9/12
72 82 Full Metal Jacket WB $2,217,307 4.8% 215 $10,313 $46,357,676 6/26/87
73 191 Game of Thrones (IMAX) WB $1,464,932 77.3% 205 $7,146 $1,896,092 1/30/15
74 96 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
75 13 The Hateful Eight Wein. $4,610,676 8.5% 100 $46,107 $54,117,416 12/25/15
76 196 The Hoax Mira. $1,449,320 20.2% 235 $6,167 $7,164,995 4/6/07
77 168 Home Run Gold. $1,582,466 55.3% 381 $4,153 $2,861,020 4/19/13
78 24 House of 1,000 Corpses Lions $3,460,666 27.4% 595 $5,816 $12,634,962 4/11/03
79 144 The House of the Spirits Mira. $1,719,085 27.4% 474 $3,626 $6,265,311 4/1/94
80 12 House Party NL $4,611,024 17.5% 520 $8,867 $26,385,627 3/9/90
81 64 If You Could See What I Hear JenF $2,408,000 27.7% 524 $4,595 $8,693,512 4/23/82
82 67 The Inkwell BV $2,358,988 26.6% 390 $6,048 $8,880,705 4/22/94
83 3 Instructions Not Included LGF $7,846,426 17.7% 348 $22,547 $44,467,206 8/30/13
84 135 The Interview (2014) Sony $1,794,666 29.4% 331 $5,422 $6,105,175 12/25/14
85 111 Kabali CineGalaxy $1,977,716 50.7% 236 $8,380 $3,903,095 7/21/16
86 118 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain Code $1,908,420 24.8% 98 $19,474 $7,706,436 9/9/11
87 42 Krush Groove WB $2,905,293 26.3% 519 $5,597 $11,052,713 10/25/85
88 159 Ladron Que Roba A Ladron LGF $1,626,090 40.5% 340 $4,782 $4,011,254 8/31/07
89 167 The Lion King BV $1,586,753 0.5% 2 $793,377 $312,855,561 6/15/94
90 129 The Lion King (IMAX) BV $1,825,849 11.6% 66 $27,664 $15,686,215 12/27/02
91 93 Love & Mercy RAtt. $2,122,177 16.9% 481 $4,412 $12,551,031 6/5/15
92 6 Love Actually Uni. $6,886,080 11.5% 576 $11,955 $59,696,144 11/7/03
93 106 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS $2,015,360 17.8% 268 $7,520 $11,330,911 8/18/93
94 57 Meet the Mormons Purd. $2,509,808 41.5% 317 $7,917 $6,047,363 10/10/14
95 174 Megiddo: The Omega Code II 8X $1,573,454 26.0% 314 $5,011 $6,047,691 9/21/01
96 171 Metallica Through the Never PH $1,576,561 46.1% 305 $5,169 $3,419,967 9/27/13
97 105 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
98 55 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy WB $2,514,478 27.7% 501 $5,018 $9,077,269 7/16/82
99 95 A Mighty Wind WB $2,112,140 11.9% 133 $15,880 $17,781,006 4/16/03
100 193 Milk Focus $1,453,844 4.6% 36 $40,385 $31,841,299 11/26/08
101 162 Millennium Fox $1,614,692 28.0% 486 $3,322 $5,777,099 8/25/89
102 58 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus $2,490,942 20.2% 535 $4,655 $12,313,694 3/7/08
103 1 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $12,785,204 6.1% 425 $30,083 $209,397,903 12/16/11
104 124 The Missionary Col. $1,864,852 25.8% 532 $3,505 $7,241,180 11/5/82
105 16 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $4,387,360 27.2% 544 $8,065 $16,153,593 8/3/90
106 110 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
107 49 A Most Wanted Man RAtt. $2,687,227 15.6% 361 $7,444 $17,237,855 7/25/14
108 62 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $2,434,908 13.7% 361 $6,745 $17,737,646 7/17/15
109 84 Mud RAtt. $2,215,891 10.3% 363 $6,104 $21,590,086 4/26/13
110 17 Munich Uni. $4,152,260 8.8% 532 $7,805 $47,403,685 12/23/05
111 91 My Family NL $2,164,840 19.5% 413 $5,241 $11,079,373 5/5/95
112 115 My Name is Khan FoxS $1,944,027 48.4% 120 $16,200 $4,018,771 2/12/10
113 138 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $1,750,507 12.0% 244 $7,174 $14,600,347 11/23/11
114 194 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB $1,452,639 6.7% 68 $21,362 $21,583,831 3/12/04
115 44 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge NL $2,865,475 9.6% 522 $5,489 $29,999,213 11/1/85
116 141 Ninja 3: The Domination Can. $1,727,546 22.7% 530 $3,259 $7,610,785 9/14/84
117 18 No Manches Frida PNT $3,676,235 31.9% 362 $10,155 $11,528,613 9/2/16
118 14 Nuts WB $4,606,083 14.9% 536 $8,593 $30,950,002 11/20/87
119 150 October Baby (2012) Gold. $1,697,130 32.9% 390 $4,352 $5,157,886 3/23/12
120 29 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $3,304,679 2.6% 346 $9,551 $129,795,554 7/30/82
121 136 Om Shanti Om Eros $1,764,131 49.0% 114 $15,474 $3,597,372 11/9/07
122 69 The Omega Code Prov. $2,354,362 18.7% 304 $7,744 $12,614,346 10/15/99
123 20 P.K. UTV $3,565,258 33.6% 272 $13,108 $10,616,104 12/19/14
124 127 The Package Orion $1,851,673 17.4% 323 $5,732 $10,647,219 8/25/89
125 185 Passed Away BV $1,506,887 37.4% 582 $2,589 $4,030,793 4/24/92
126 120 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,877,000 23.2% 490 $3,830 $8,103,330 8/3/84
127 10 Pitch Perfect Uni. $5,149,433 7.9% 335 $15,371 $65,001,093 9/28/12
128 7 The Players Club NL $5,894,607 25.6% 593 $9,940 $23,047,939 4/10/98
129 48 Pocahontas BV $2,689,714 1.9% 6 $448,285 $141,579,773 6/16/95
130 172 Possession (2002) Focus $1,575,214 15.6% 270 $5,834 $10,113,733 8/16/02
131 121 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $1,872,458 3.9% 18 $104,025 $47,566,524 11/6/09
132 63 Prem Ratan Dhan Payo FIP $2,425,585 55.6% 287 $8,452 $4,364,639 11/12/15
133 45 Pride and Prejudice Focus $2,865,017 7.5% 215 $13,325 $38,405,088 11/11/05
134 59 Pulling Strings LGF $2,467,168 42.2% 387 $6,375 $5,842,961 10/4/13
135 89 Quest for Fire Fox $2,171,303 10.4% 223 $9,736 $20,959,585 2/12/82
136 132 Racing with the Moon Par. $1,803,432 29.8% 389 $4,636 $6,045,647 3/23/84
137 180 Radio Days Orion $1,522,423 10.3% 128 $11,893 $14,792,779 1/30/87
138 134 Raees Zee $1,798,379 55.1% 265 $6,786 $3,262,954 1/25/17
139 61 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $2,458,080 23.6% 540 $4,552 $10,438,504 5/3/91
140 154 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 53.6% 267 $6,269 $3,125,613 9/7/12
141 197 Ram-Leela Eros $1,449,174 52.9% 204 $7,104 $2,738,863 11/15/13
142 27 Religulous LGF $3,409,643 26.2% 502 $6,792 $13,011,160 10/1/08
143 178 The Remains of the Day Col. $1,528,982 6.6% 94 $16,265 $23,237,911 11/5/93
144 182 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $1,513,090 3.7% 364 $4,156 $40,874,452 7/20/84
145 94 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
146 56 Ride Mira. $2,513,334 45.8% 496 $5,067 $5,485,295 3/27/98
147 163 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
148 173 Rize Lions $1,574,787 47.2% 352 $4,473 $3,336,391 6/24/05
149 187 The Road W/Dim. $1,502,231 18.5% 111 $13,534 $8,117,000 11/25/09
150 103 Rob Roy MGM $2,023,272 6.4% 133 $15,212 $31,596,911 4/7/95
151 40 School Ties Par. $3,020,071 20.5% 595 $5,075 $14,715,067 9/18/92
152 38 Scoop Focus $3,046,924 29.0% 538 $5,663 $10,525,717 7/28/06
153 186 The Seduction Emb $1,503,543 13.2% 597 $2,518 $11,378,339 1/22/82
154 101 Serial Mom Sav. $2,040,450 26.1% 502 $4,064 $7,820,688 4/13/94
155 98 She's the One FoxS $2,088,492 21.9% 459 $4,550 $9,538,948 8/23/96
156 188 Shine a Light ParV $1,488,081 27.0% 276 $5,391 $5,505,267 4/4/08
157 123 Shoot the Moon MGM $1,870,000 20.3% 585 $3,196 $9,217,530 1/22/82
158 189 The Show Sav. $1,482,892 54.9% 336 $4,413 $2,702,578 8/25/95
159 143 The Sicilian Fox $1,720,351 31.8% 370 $4,649 $5,406,879 10/23/87
160 28 Simon Birch BV $3,321,370 18.2% 596 $5,572 $18,253,415 9/11/98
161 114 Six Pack Fox $1,946,418 9.6% 504 $3,861 $20,225,989 7/16/82
162 155 Ski Patrol Triu $1,648,000 19.3% 515 $3,200 $8,533,973 1/12/90
163 60 Skin Deep Fox $2,460,262 12.5% 489 $5,031 $19,674,852 3/3/89
164 151 Slamma Jamma RivR $1,687,000 100.0% 502 $3,361 $1,687,000 3/24/17
165 140 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
166 8 Steel Magnolias TriS $5,425,440 6.5% 480 $11,303 $83,759,091 11/17/89
167 66 Sultan Yash $2,371,100 38.2% 282 $8,408 $6,200,000 7/6/16
168 112 Swing Kids BV $1,967,957 34.9% 542 $3,630 $5,632,086 3/5/93
169 133 The Sword and the Sorcerer Gr1 $1,798,879 4.6% 233 $7,720 $39,103,425 4/23/82
170 80 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
171 128 The Tailor of Panama Sony $1,837,068 13.4% 199 $9,231 $13,729,742 3/30/01
172 157 Talaash Relbig. $1,638,706 57.1% 172 $9,527 $2,871,956 11/30/12
173 83 Tap TriS $2,217,150 24.3% 585 $3,790 $9,114,702 2/10/89
174 158 Tea with Mussolini MGM $1,633,183 11.3% 270 $6,048 $14,401,563 5/14/99
175 22 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
176 32 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
177 9 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
178 169 To Save a Life Gold. $1,581,517 41.9% 441 $3,586 $3,777,210 1/22/10
179 170 The To-Do List CBS $1,579,402 45.2% 591 $2,672 $3,491,669 7/26/13
180 142 Tomboy Crwn $1,723,935 12.2% 409 $4,215 $14,100,000 1/25/85
181 113 Top Gun 3D Par. $1,965,737 65.1% 300 $6,552 $3,018,873 2/8/13
182 184 Tuff Turf Orion $1,509,380 16.1% 440 $3,430 $9,369,329 1/11/85
183 25 Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos LGF $3,424,702 37.7% 395 $8,670 $9,080,818 9/4/15
184 46 Under the Same Moon Wein. $2,769,655 22.0% 266 $10,412 $12,590,147 3/19/08
185 126 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
186 109 Veronica Mars WB $1,988,351 59.9% 291 $6,833 $3,322,127 3/14/14
187 145 Vice Squad Emb $1,717,205 13.0% 510 $3,367 $13,253,583 1/22/82
188 165 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
189 177 The Walk TriS $1,560,299 15.4% 448 $3,483 $10,137,502 9/30/15
190 195 Weekend Pass Crwn $1,451,676 6.9% 399 $3,638 $21,058,033 2/3/84
191 41 Wild at Heart Gold. $2,913,764 20.0% 532 $5,477 $14,560,247 8/17/90
192 35 The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) WB $3,093,998 54.9% 318 $9,730 $5,633,202 9/20/13
193 97 Woman in Gold Wein. $2,091,551 6.3% 258 $8,107 $33,307,793 4/1/15
194 70 Woman, Thou Art Loosed Magn. $2,325,474 33.8% 408 $5,699 $6,879,730 10/1/04
195 43 The World According to Garp WB $2,902,088 9.8% 357 $8,129 $29,712,172 7/23/82
196 175 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Eros $1,568,677 41.0% 161 $9,743 $3,827,466 5/31/13
197 37 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
198 54 You So Crazy Gold. $2,521,746 24.8% 417 $6,047 $10,184,701 4/29/94
199 131 Your Name. FUN $1,813,781 44.5% 311 $5,832 $4,074,629 4/7/17
200 30 The Zookeeper's Wife Focus $3,288,835 24.3% 541 $6,079 $13,511,485 3/31/17

* 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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