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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersWeekend Adj. Gross*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 The Lion King BV $1,687,350 2 $3,374,700 $663,410,700 6/17/94
2 Pocahontas BV $916,150 6 $5,496,900 $289,343,500 6/16/95
3 Hercules BV $825,184 2 $1,650,400 $191,962,200 6/20/97
4 A Bug's Life BV $551,826 1 $551,800 $303,464,600 11/20/98
5 Toy Story 2 BV $525,285 1 $525,300 $425,266,700 11/19/99
6 Hercules BV $483,366 1 $483,400 $191,962,200 6/13/97
7 The Princess and the Frog BV $459,213 2 $918,400 $120,543,900 11/27/09
8 The Princess and the Frog BV $436,737 2 $873,500 $120,543,900 12/04/09
9 Frozen BV $259,130 1 $259,100 $435,974,700 11/22/13
10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $258,383 2 $516,800 $132,025,100 6/08/01
11 Anastasia Fox $233,466 1 $233,500 $112,618,500 11/14/97
12 Red State SMod $230,993 1 $231,000 $1,242,400 3/04/11
13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $226,485 4 $905,900 $64,091,000 3/07/14
14 Brother Bear BV $215,203 2 $430,400 $125,651,300 10/24/03
15 Aladdin BV $210,644 2 $421,300 $466,212,500 11/13/92
16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $205,320 2 $410,600 $107,373,700 10/15/93
17 Evita BV $196,187 2 $392,400 $96,942,700 12/27/96
18 Aladdin BV $186,124 2 $372,200 $466,212,500 11/20/92
19 American Sniper WB $185,274 4 $741,100 $382,981,200 1/02/15
20 La La Land LG/S $178,226 5 $891,100 $152,088,300 12/09/16
21 Dreamgirls P/DW $171,443 3 $514,300 $135,059,400 12/15/06
22 Beauty and the Beast BV $171,197 2 $342,400 $310,845,200 11/15/91
23 American Sniper WB $169,621 4 $678,500 $382,981,200 12/26/14
24 The Master Wein. $168,272 5 $841,400 $18,356,800 9/14/12
25 Edward Scissorhands Fox $167,735 2 $335,500 $118,837,300 12/07/90
26 American Sniper WB $158,619 4 $634,500 $382,981,200 1/09/15
27 Brokeback Mountain Focus $151,844 5 $759,200 $113,015,300 12/09/05
28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $151,647 2 $303,300 $90,120,600 5/25/01
29 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $143,148 4 $572,600 $51,347,200 5/25/12
30 Victor/Victoria MGM $140,740 3 $422,200 $85,318,200 3/19/82
31 The Crucible Fox $140,550 1 $140,600 $14,315,800 12/06/96
32 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $140,141 1 $140,100 $41,034,300 7/26/85
33 Bulworth Fox $134,408 2 $268,800 $50,284,800 5/15/98
34 On Golden Pond Uni. $134,112 2 $268,200 $360,794,700 1/01/82
35 Steve Jobs Uni. $133,228 4 $532,900 $18,154,700 10/09/15
36 Moulin Rouge! Fox $131,575 2 $263,200 $90,120,600 5/18/01
37 American Hustle Sony $131,390 6 $788,300 $165,536,300 12/13/13
38 Victor/Victoria MGM $130,913 3 $392,700 $85,318,200 3/26/82
39 The Imitation Game Wein. $128,357 4 $513,400 $99,556,000 11/28/14
40 The Crucible Fox $126,703 1 $126,700 $14,315,800 11/29/96
41 There Will Be Blood ParV $123,232 2 $246,500 $49,808,700 12/28/07
42 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $121,522 18 $2,187,400 $55,317,500 11/06/09
43 The Revenant Fox $121,231 4 $484,900 $190,236,600 12/25/15
44 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $119,585 4 $478,300 $268,094,900 1/01/88
45 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $118,320 8 $946,600 $78,634,300 12/09/05
46 Everest (IMAX) MFF $118,150 10 $1,181,500 $147,367,400 3/13/98
47 The Revenant Fox $116,002 4 $464,000 $190,236,600 1/01/16
48 Blue Jasmine SPC $115,673 6 $694,000 $37,667,800 7/26/13
49 The Joy Luck Club BV $113,816 3 $341,400 $70,650,000 9/10/93
50 After Hours WB $113,779 1 $113,800 $26,568,100 9/13/85
51 Birdman FoxS $113,641 4 $454,600 $45,804,300 10/17/14
52 Howards End SPC $112,610 1 $112,600 $55,713,900 3/13/92
53 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $112,372 5 $561,900 $27,303,800 10/11/02
54 Maurice Cinc $112,041 1 $112,000 $5,543,900 9/18/87
55 The Blair Witch Project Art. $111,669 31 $3,461,800 $245,943,400 7/23/99
56 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $110,447 4 $441,800 $268,094,900 12/25/87
57 Annie Col. $110,287 14 $1,544,100 $172,535,500 5/21/82
58 Midnight in Paris SPC $110,115 6 $660,700 $63,141,900 5/20/11
59 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $107,908 4 $431,600 $14,605,800 12/06/13
60 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $107,669 5 $538,300 $74,003,500 9/16/05
61 The Thin Red Line Fox $107,108 5 $535,500 $63,794,700 12/25/98
62 Howards End SPC $105,583 1 $105,600 $55,713,900 3/20/92
63 The Mission WB $105,551 1 $105,600 $39,312,700 11/07/86
64 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $104,567 4 $418,300 $18,293,600 10/01/04
65 Howards End SPC $104,566 1 $104,600 $55,713,900 3/27/92
66 Syriana WB $103,878 5 $519,400 $69,979,000 11/25/05
67 On Golden Pond Uni. $103,671 3 $311,000 $360,794,700 1/08/82
68 Dreamgirls P/DW $102,987 3 $309,000 $135,059,400 12/22/06
69 A Room with a View Cinc $102,966 1 $103,000 $47,680,200 3/07/86
70 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $102,960 1 $103,000 $5,306,600 3/18/05
71 The Tree of Life FoxS $102,831 4 $411,300 $14,787,800 5/27/11
72 The Verdict Fox $101,781 3 $305,400 $154,687,800 12/10/82
73 Moonlight (2016) A24 $101,663 4 $406,600 $28,081,300 10/21/16
74 Guiana 1838 RBC $101,512 1 $101,500 $323,300 9/24/04
75 Crossing Delancey WB $101,037 1 $101,000 $35,175,900 8/26/88
76 On Golden Pond Uni. $99,577 3 $298,700 $360,794,700 1/15/82
77 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $99,505 4 $398,000 $268,094,900 1/08/88
78 Wish You Were Here Atl $99,156 1 $99,200 $7,466,300 7/24/87
79 Gandhi Col. $99,145 4 $396,600 $148,980,300 12/10/82
80 Howards End SPC $98,780 1 $98,800 $55,713,900 4/03/92
81 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $98,778 1 $98,800 $29,008,400 1/21/83
82 The King's Speech Wein. $98,626 4 $394,500 $152,882,300 11/26/10
83 Spring Breakers A24 $98,156 3 $294,500 $15,413,100 3/15/13
84 Metropolitan NL $98,070 1 $98,100 $6,175,100 8/03/90
85 The Blair Witch Project Art. $98,003 27 $2,646,100 $245,943,400 7/16/99
86 Green Card BV $97,687 2 $195,400 $63,112,300 1/04/91
87 Don't Think Twice TFA $96,980 1 $97,000 $4,602,500 7/22/16
88 The Mission WB $96,726 1 $96,700 $39,312,700 10/31/86
89 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $96,425 9 $867,800 $18,112,200 8/12/88
90 Platoon Orion $96,280 6 $577,700 $315,026,000 12/19/86
91 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $95,458 4 $381,800 $32,772,400 5/26/06
92 Dead Poets Society BV $95,298 8 $762,400 $214,659,000 6/02/89
93 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $95,238 3 $285,700 $26,623,200 3/01/85
94 Lincoln BV $94,804 11 $1,042,800 $202,087,800 11/09/12
95 American Beauty DW $94,229 16 $1,507,700 $221,672,600 9/17/99
96 The Thin Red Line Fox $93,908 7 $657,400 $63,794,700 1/01/99
97 Evita BV $93,728 22 $2,062,100 $96,942,700 1/03/97
98 Howards End SPC $93,304 1 $93,300 $55,713,900 4/10/92
99 Night and the City Fox $92,190 1 $92,200 $13,287,300 10/16/92
100 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $92,136 5 $460,700 $107,157,300 12/21/12
101 Up in the Air Par. $92,011 15 $1,380,200 $95,416,000 12/04/09
102 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $91,529 2 $183,100 $28,464,500 10/21/94
103 Red State SMod $90,880 1 $90,900 $1,242,400 4/08/11
104 The Big Short Par. $90,117 8 $720,900 $72,454,000 12/11/15
105 The Killing Fields WB $89,821 1 $89,800 $86,989,500 11/09/84
106 Dances with Wolves Orion $89,808 14 $1,257,300 $388,486,700 11/09/90
107 Annie Col. $89,565 14 $1,253,900 $172,535,500 6/04/82
108 Sicko LGF $89,118 1 $89,100 $31,709,500 6/22/07
109 Black Swan FoxS $89,024 18 $1,602,400 $120,145,900 12/03/10
110 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $88,281 3 $264,800 $18,901,800 12/06/96
111 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $88,152 4 $352,600 $27,144,100 12/09/11
112 The Mosquito Coast WB $88,112 3 $264,300 $32,898,000 11/28/86
113 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $87,861 1 $87,900 $3,762,300 4/17/87
114 Kids Mira. $87,580 2 $175,200 $15,148,200 7/21/95
115 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $87,321 4 $349,300 $55,403,900 8/04/89
116 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $87,180 2 $174,400 $15,366,300 9/28/07
117 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $87,009 5 $435,000 $80,250,500 12/14/01
118 Punchline Col. $86,921 4 $347,700 $45,515,700 9/30/88
119 Boyhood IFC $85,296 5 $426,500 $27,846,900 7/11/14
120 The Killing Fields WB $85,146 1 $85,100 $86,989,500 11/02/84
121 Dances with Wolves Orion $84,829 14 $1,187,600 $388,486,700 11/16/90
122 Mask Uni. $84,828 4 $339,300 $120,779,200 3/08/85
123 The Aristocrats Think $84,530 4 $338,100 $8,844,300 7/29/05
124 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $84,138 1 $84,100 $6,633,900 11/13/92
125 Adaptation. Sony $84,042 7 $588,300 $33,339,200 12/06/02
126 The Big Sick LGF $83,750 5 $418,800 $37,811,300 6/23/17
127 The Fighter Par. $83,243 4 $333,000 $105,114,200 12/10/10
128 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $83,216 3 $249,700 $135,175,000 7/15/88
129 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $82,969 3 $248,900 $135,175,000 7/22/88
130 A Soldier's Story Col. $82,751 5 $413,800 $57,330,700 9/14/84
131 The Killing Fields WB $82,714 3 $248,100 $86,989,500 11/23/84
132 Lust, Caution Focus $82,592 1 $82,600 $5,944,800 9/28/07
133 Raising Arizona Fox $82,397 1 $82,400 $51,947,500 3/13/87
134 Under the Volcano Uni. $82,021 1 $82,000 $6,764,900 6/15/84
135 Sarafina! BV $81,925 2 $163,900 $15,651,200 9/18/92
136 Philadelphia TriS $81,816 4 $327,300 $164,720,900 12/31/93
137 The Joy Luck Club BV $81,799 7 $572,600 $70,650,000 9/17/93
138 The Piano Mira. $81,286 4 $325,100 $85,711,600 11/12/93
139 The Kids Are All Right Focus $81,039 7 $567,300 $23,272,100 7/09/10
140 Annie Col. $80,984 14 $1,133,800 $172,535,500 6/11/82
141 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $80,943 2 $161,900 $33,777,000 12/10/04
142 New York Stories BV $80,677 12 $968,100 $24,102,600 3/03/89
143 Syriana WB $80,350 9 $723,200 $69,979,000 12/02/05
144 The Killing Fields WB $80,074 3 $240,200 $86,989,500 11/16/84
145 Talk to Her SPC $79,869 2 $159,700 $13,740,300 11/22/02
146 To Rome with Love SPC $79,125 5 $395,600 $19,035,700 6/22/12
147 1984 Gold. $79,102 1 $79,100 $21,118,200 12/14/84
148 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $79,098 54 $4,271,400 $99,672,300 1/07/00
149 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $78,617 1 $78,600 $2,568,700 8/24/12
150 Revolutionary Road ParV $78,381 3 $235,100 $27,303,400 12/26/08
151 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $78,223 4 $312,900 $22,706,100 3/29/13
152 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $77,745 3 $233,200 $48,421,200 5/07/93
153 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $77,656 4 $310,600 $24,417,800 11/13/09
154 This Is My Life Fox $77,589 2 $155,200 $6,259,600 2/21/92
155 Philadelphia TriS $76,999 4 $308,000 $164,720,900 12/24/93
156 A Handful of Dust NL $76,722 1 $76,700 $3,375,800 6/24/88
157 Grand Canyon Fox $76,709 2 $153,400 $71,212,200 1/03/92
158 Orlando SPC $76,609 3 $229,800 $11,422,700 6/11/93
159 Juno FoxS $76,397 7 $534,800 $178,500,700 12/07/07
160 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $76,264 3 $228,800 $23,967,900 9/24/04
161 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $76,171 2 $152,300 $7,266,400 8/03/01
162 Traffic USA $76,169 4 $304,700 $194,954,500 12/29/00
163 Ed Wood BV $76,103 2 $152,200 $12,521,400 9/30/94
164 Good Will Hunting Mira. $75,511 7 $528,600 $262,403,700 12/05/97
165 Babel ParV $75,492 7 $528,400 $45,583,900 10/27/06
166 Brazil Uni. $75,375 1 $75,400 $23,801,800 12/20/85
167 For the Boys Fox $75,331 2 $150,700 $37,714,500 11/22/91
168 The Last Emperor Col. $75,308 6 $451,900 $95,630,100 11/27/87
169 Nine Wein. $75,125 4 $300,500 $22,495,400 12/18/09
170 Cafe Society LGF $75,067 5 $375,300 $11,596,600 7/15/16
171 Philadelphia TriS $74,976 4 $299,900 $164,720,900 1/07/94
172 The Paper Uni. $74,653 5 $373,300 $82,571,400 3/18/94
173 The Grifters Mira. $74,644 2 $149,300 $28,393,700 12/07/90
174 A Passage to India Col. $74,594 3 $223,800 $68,146,500 12/14/84
175 Frost/Nixon Uni. $74,582 3 $223,700 $22,293,200 12/05/08
176 Sideways FoxS $74,098 4 $296,400 $100,072,700 10/22/04
177 Bugsy TriS $74,095 4 $296,400 $104,934,400 12/13/91
178 Black Hawk Down SonR $73,836 4 $295,300 $166,230,400 1/04/02
179 The Official Story ALM $73,689 1 $73,700 $73,700 11/08/85
180 Defiance ParV $73,595 2 $147,200 $34,135,700 1/02/09
181 127 Hours FoxS $73,487 4 $293,900 $20,349,600 11/05/10
182 A Soldier's Story Col. $73,377 6 $440,300 $57,330,700 9/21/84
183 Miami Rhapsody BV $72,980 2 $146,000 $10,670,600 1/27/95
184 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $72,949 19 $1,386,000 $106,386,400 5/06/94
185 Gothic Vest $72,896 1 $72,900 $2,083,100 4/10/87
186 Unzipped Mira. $72,831 2 $145,700 $5,875,700 8/04/95
187 Mystic River WB $72,672 13 $944,800 $131,308,400 10/10/03
188 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $72,593 1 $72,600 $3,467,500 4/16/93
189 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $72,350 16 $1,157,600 $39,318,200 1/03/97
190 The Killing Fields WB $72,147 3 $216,400 $86,989,500 11/30/84
191 The Freshman TriS $72,112 6 $432,700 $45,102,800 7/20/90
192 Sicario LGF $72,069 6 $432,400 $47,947,400 9/18/15
193 About Schmidt NL $72,009 6 $432,100 $95,949,600 12/13/02
194 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $71,933 7 $503,500 $81,258,300 7/28/06
195 To Die For Sony $71,809 11 $789,900 $43,498,700 9/29/95
196 The Commitments Fox $71,618 8 $573,000 $31,504,700 8/16/91
197 Black Hawk Down SonR $71,576 16 $1,145,200 $166,230,400 1/11/02
198 Amelie Mira. $71,450 3 $214,300 $51,431,600 11/02/01
199 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $71,370 5 $356,900 $33,651,100 3/17/06
200 Talk to Her SPC $71,322 2 $142,600 $13,740,300 11/29/02

CHART NOTES
* Weekend equals Fri-Sat-Sun. Movies that do not have a 3-day opening gross are not included on this chart.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.
** Date is the beginning date of the 3-day weekend.
Movies are in wide release when playing in 600 or more theaters.

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