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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 $1,738,596 2 $3,477,200 $683,559,300 6/17/94
2 Pocahontas BV $943,975 6 $5,663,900 $298,131,200 6/16/95
3 Hercules BV $850,246 2 $1,700,500 $197,792,300 6/20/97
4 A Bug's Life BV $568,586 1 $568,600 $312,681,200 11/20/98
5 Toy Story 2 BV $541,239 1 $541,200 $438,182,500 11/19/99
6 Hercules BV $498,047 1 $498,000 $197,792,300 6/13/97
7 The Princess and the Frog BV $473,160 2 $946,300 $124,205,800 11/27/09
8 The Princess and the Frog BV $450,002 2 $900,000 $124,205,800 12/04/09
9 Frozen BV $267,000 1 $267,000 $449,215,700 11/22/13
10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $266,231 2 $532,500 $136,034,900 6/08/01
11 Anastasia Fox $240,557 1 $240,600 $116,038,800 11/14/97
12 Red State SMod $238,008 1 $238,000 $1,280,100 3/04/11
13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $233,364 4 $933,500 $66,037,500 3/07/14
14 Brother Bear BV $221,739 2 $443,500 $129,467,500 10/24/03
15 Aladdin BV $217,041 2 $434,100 $480,371,900 11/13/92
16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $211,556 2 $423,100 $110,634,800 10/15/93
17 Evita BV $202,146 2 $404,300 $99,887,000 12/27/96
18 Aladdin BV $191,777 2 $383,600 $480,371,900 11/20/92
19 American Sniper WB $190,901 4 $763,600 $394,612,800 1/02/15
20 La La Land LG/S $183,639 5 $918,200 $156,707,400 12/09/16
21 Dreamgirls P/DW $176,650 3 $530,000 $139,161,400 12/15/06
22 Beauty and the Beast BV $176,396 2 $352,800 $320,286,000 11/15/91
23 American Sniper WB $174,773 4 $699,100 $394,612,800 12/26/14
24 The Master Wein. $173,383 5 $866,900 $18,914,300 9/14/12
25 Edward Scissorhands Fox $172,829 2 $345,700 $122,446,600 12/07/90
26 American Sniper WB $163,436 4 $653,700 $394,612,800 1/09/15
27 Brokeback Mountain Focus $156,456 5 $782,300 $116,447,700 12/09/05
28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $156,252 2 $312,500 $92,857,600 5/25/01
29 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $147,495 4 $590,000 $52,906,700 5/25/12
30 Victor/Victoria MGM $145,015 3 $435,100 $87,909,400 3/19/82
31 The Crucible Fox $144,819 1 $144,800 $14,750,500 12/06/96
32 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $144,398 1 $144,400 $42,280,600 7/26/85
33 Bulworth Fox $138,490 2 $277,000 $51,812,000 5/15/98
34 On Golden Pond Uni. $138,185 2 $276,400 $371,752,500 1/01/82
35 Steve Jobs Uni. $137,275 4 $549,100 $18,706,100 10/09/15
36 Moulin Rouge! Fox $135,571 2 $271,100 $92,857,600 5/18/01
37 American Hustle Sony $135,380 6 $812,300 $170,563,900 12/13/13
38 Victor/Victoria MGM $134,889 3 $404,700 $87,909,400 3/26/82
39 The Imitation Game Wein. $132,255 4 $529,000 $102,579,700 11/28/14
40 The Crucible Fox $130,551 1 $130,600 $14,750,500 11/29/96
41 There Will Be Blood ParV $126,975 2 $253,900 $51,321,400 12/28/07
42 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $125,213 18 $2,253,800 $56,997,500 11/06/09
43 The Revenant Fox $124,913 4 $499,700 $196,014,300 12/25/15
44 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $123,216 4 $492,900 $276,237,200 1/01/88
45 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $121,914 8 $975,300 $81,022,600 12/09/05
46 Everest (IMAX) MFF $121,738 10 $1,217,400 $151,843,100 3/13/98
47 The Revenant Fox $119,525 4 $478,100 $196,014,300 1/01/16
48 Blue Jasmine SPC $119,186 6 $715,100 $38,811,800 7/26/13
49 The Joy Luck Club BV $117,272 3 $351,800 $72,795,800 9/10/93
50 After Hours WB $117,235 1 $117,200 $27,375,000 9/13/85
51 Birdman FoxS $117,092 4 $468,400 $47,195,400 10/17/14
52 Howards End SPC $116,030 1 $116,000 $57,406,000 3/13/92
53 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $115,785 5 $578,900 $28,133,000 10/11/02
54 Maurice Cinc $115,444 1 $115,400 $5,712,200 9/18/87
55 The Blair Witch Project Art. $115,061 31 $3,566,900 $253,413,000 7/23/99
56 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $113,802 4 $455,200 $276,237,200 12/25/87
57 Annie Col. $113,637 14 $1,590,900 $177,775,700 5/21/82
58 Midnight in Paris SPC $113,459 6 $680,800 $65,059,600 5/20/11
59 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $111,185 4 $444,700 $15,049,400 12/06/13
60 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $110,939 5 $554,700 $76,251,100 9/16/05
61 The Thin Red Line Fox $110,361 5 $551,800 $65,732,200 12/25/98
62 Howards End SPC $108,790 1 $108,800 $57,406,000 3/20/92
63 The Mission WB $108,757 1 $108,800 $40,506,700 11/07/86
64 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $107,743 4 $431,000 $18,849,200 10/01/04
65 Howards End SPC $107,741 1 $107,700 $57,406,000 3/27/92
66 Syriana WB $107,033 5 $535,200 $72,104,300 11/25/05
67 On Golden Pond Uni. $106,820 3 $320,500 $371,752,500 1/08/82
68 Dreamgirls P/DW $106,115 3 $318,300 $139,161,400 12/22/06
69 A Room with a View Cinc $106,093 1 $106,100 $49,128,300 3/07/86
70 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $106,087 1 $106,100 $5,467,800 3/18/05
71 The Tree of Life FoxS $105,954 4 $423,800 $15,236,900 5/27/11
72 The Verdict Fox $104,873 3 $314,600 $159,385,800 12/10/82
73 Moonlight (2016) A24 $104,750 4 $419,000 $28,934,100 10/21/16
74 Guiana 1838 RBC $104,595 1 $104,600 $333,100 9/24/04
75 Crossing Delancey WB $104,105 1 $104,100 $36,244,200 8/26/88
76 Call Me by Your Name SPC $103,008 4 $412,000 $18,087,200 11/24/17
77 On Golden Pond Uni. $102,601 3 $307,800 $371,752,500 1/15/82
78 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $102,527 4 $410,100 $276,237,200 1/08/88
79 Wish You Were Here Atl $102,168 1 $102,200 $7,693,100 7/24/87
80 Gandhi Col. $102,156 4 $408,600 $153,505,000 12/10/82
81 Howards End SPC $101,780 1 $101,800 $57,406,000 4/03/92
82 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $101,778 1 $101,800 $29,889,400 1/21/83
83 The King's Speech Wein. $101,621 4 $406,500 $157,525,600 11/26/10
84 Spring Breakers A24 $101,137 3 $303,400 $15,881,200 3/15/13
85 Metropolitan NL $101,048 1 $101,000 $6,362,600 8/03/90
86 The Blair Witch Project Art. $100,980 27 $2,726,500 $253,413,000 7/16/99
87 Green Card BV $100,653 2 $201,300 $65,029,100 1/04/91
88 Don't Think Twice TFA $99,926 1 $99,900 $4,742,300 7/22/16
89 The Mission WB $99,664 1 $99,700 $40,506,700 10/31/86
90 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $99,354 9 $894,200 $18,662,300 8/12/88
91 Platoon Orion $99,205 6 $595,200 $324,593,800 12/19/86
92 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $98,359 4 $393,400 $33,767,800 5/26/06
93 Dead Poets Society BV $98,192 8 $785,500 $221,178,500 6/02/89
94 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $98,131 3 $294,400 $27,431,800 3/01/85
95 Lincoln BV $97,683 11 $1,074,500 $208,225,400 11/09/12
96 American Beauty DW $97,091 16 $1,553,500 $228,405,000 9/17/99
97 The Thin Red Line Fox $96,761 7 $677,300 $65,732,200 1/01/99
98 Evita BV $96,575 22 $2,124,700 $99,887,000 1/03/97
99 Howards End SPC $96,138 1 $96,100 $57,406,000 4/10/92
100 Night and the City Fox $94,990 1 $95,000 $13,690,900 10/16/92
101 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $94,934 5 $474,700 $110,411,800 12/21/12
102 Up in the Air Par. $94,805 15 $1,422,100 $98,314,900 12/04/09
103 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $94,309 2 $188,600 $29,329,000 10/21/94
104 Red State SMod $93,640 1 $93,600 $1,280,100 4/08/11
105 The Big Short Par. $92,854 8 $742,800 $74,654,500 12/11/15
106 The Killing Fields WB $92,549 1 $92,500 $89,631,500 11/09/84
107 Dances with Wolves Orion $92,535 14 $1,295,500 $400,285,500 11/09/90
108 Annie Col. $92,285 14 $1,292,000 $177,775,700 6/04/82
109 Sicko LGF $91,825 1 $91,800 $32,672,600 6/22/07
110 Black Swan FoxS $91,728 18 $1,651,100 $123,786,600 12/03/10
111 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $90,962 3 $272,900 $19,475,900 12/06/96
112 Lady Bird A24 $90,911 4 $363,600 $48,893,000 11/03/17
113 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $90,829 4 $363,300 $27,968,500 12/09/11
114 The Mosquito Coast WB $90,788 3 $272,400 $33,897,100 11/28/86
115 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $90,529 1 $90,500 $3,876,600 4/17/87
116 Kids Mira. $90,240 2 $180,500 $15,608,200 7/21/95
117 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $89,973 4 $359,900 $57,086,600 8/04/89
118 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $89,828 2 $179,700 $15,833,000 9/28/07
119 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $89,651 5 $448,300 $82,687,800 12/14/01
120 Punchline Col. $89,561 4 $358,200 $46,898,000 9/30/88
121 Boyhood IFC $87,886 5 $439,400 $28,692,600 7/11/14
122 The Killing Fields WB $87,732 1 $87,700 $89,631,500 11/02/84
123 Dances with Wolves Orion $87,405 14 $1,223,700 $400,285,500 11/16/90
124 Mask Uni. $87,404 4 $349,600 $124,447,400 3/08/85
125 The Aristocrats Think $87,097 4 $348,400 $9,113,000 7/29/05
126 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $86,693 1 $86,700 $6,835,400 11/13/92
127 Adaptation. Sony $86,594 7 $606,200 $34,351,800 12/06/02
128 The Big Sick LGF $86,293 5 $431,500 $43,972,500 6/23/17
129 The Fighter Par. $85,771 4 $343,100 $108,306,700 12/10/10
130 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $85,743 3 $257,200 $139,280,400 7/15/88
131 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $85,489 3 $256,500 $139,280,400 7/22/88
132 A Soldier's Story Col. $85,264 5 $426,300 $59,071,900 9/14/84
133 The Killing Fields WB $85,226 3 $255,700 $89,631,500 11/23/84
134 Lust, Caution Focus $85,100 1 $85,100 $6,125,400 9/28/07
135 Raising Arizona Fox $84,900 1 $84,900 $53,525,300 3/13/87
136 Under the Volcano Uni. $84,512 1 $84,500 $6,970,300 6/15/84
137 Sarafina! BV $84,413 2 $168,800 $16,126,500 9/18/92
138 Philadelphia TriS $84,300 4 $337,200 $169,723,700 12/31/93
139 The Joy Luck Club BV $84,283 7 $590,000 $72,795,800 9/17/93
140 The Piano Mira. $83,754 4 $335,000 $88,314,800 11/12/93
141 The Kids Are All Right Focus $83,500 7 $584,500 $24,719,800 7/09/10
142 Annie Col. $83,443 14 $1,168,200 $177,775,700 6/11/82
143 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $83,402 2 $166,800 $34,802,900 12/10/04
144 New York Stories BV $83,128 12 $997,500 $24,834,600 3/03/89
145 The Shape of Water FoxS $83,101 2 $166,200 $63,833,000 12/01/17
146 Syriana WB $82,790 9 $745,100 $72,104,300 12/02/05
147 The Killing Fields WB $82,505 3 $247,500 $89,631,500 11/16/84
148 Talk to Her SPC $82,295 2 $164,600 $14,157,600 11/22/02
149 To Rome with Love SPC $81,529 5 $407,600 $19,613,800 6/22/12
150 1984 Gold. $81,505 1 $81,500 $21,759,600 12/14/84
151 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $81,500 54 $4,401,100 $102,699,500 1/07/00
152 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $81,005 1 $81,000 $2,646,700 8/24/12
153 Revolutionary Road ParV $80,761 3 $242,300 $28,132,600 12/26/08
154 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $80,599 4 $322,400 $23,395,700 3/29/13
155 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $80,367 4 $321,500 $54,462,600 11/10/17
156 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $80,106 3 $240,300 $49,891,800 5/07/93
157 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $80,015 4 $320,100 $25,159,900 11/13/09
158 This Is My Life Fox $79,946 2 $159,900 $6,449,700 2/21/92
159 Philadelphia TriS $79,338 4 $317,400 $169,723,700 12/24/93
160 A Handful of Dust NL $79,052 1 $79,100 $3,478,300 6/24/88
161 Grand Canyon Fox $79,039 2 $158,100 $73,375,000 1/03/92
162 Orlando SPC $78,935 3 $236,800 $11,769,600 6/11/93
163 Juno FoxS $78,717 7 $551,000 $183,922,000 12/07/07
164 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $78,580 3 $235,700 $24,695,800 9/24/04
165 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $78,485 2 $157,000 $7,487,100 8/03/01
166 Traffic USA $78,482 4 $313,900 $200,875,500 12/29/00
167 Ed Wood BV $78,414 2 $156,800 $12,901,700 9/30/94
168 Good Will Hunting Mira. $77,804 7 $544,600 $270,373,200 12/05/97
169 Babel ParV $77,784 7 $544,500 $46,968,400 10/27/06
170 Brazil Uni. $77,664 1 $77,700 $24,524,700 12/20/85
171 For the Boys Fox $77,618 2 $155,200 $38,859,900 11/22/91
172 The Last Emperor Col. $77,595 6 $465,600 $98,534,500 11/27/87
173 Nine Wein. $77,406 4 $309,600 $23,178,600 12/18/09
174 Cafe Society LGF $77,347 5 $386,700 $11,948,800 7/15/16
175 Philadelphia TriS $77,253 4 $309,000 $169,723,700 1/07/94
176 The Paper Uni. $76,920 5 $384,600 $85,079,200 3/18/94
177 The Grifters Mira. $76,912 2 $153,800 $29,256,000 12/07/90
178 A Passage to India Col. $76,859 3 $230,600 $70,216,200 12/14/84
179 Frost/Nixon Uni. $76,847 3 $230,500 $22,970,300 12/05/08
180 Sideways FoxS $76,348 4 $305,400 $103,112,000 10/22/04
181 Bugsy TriS $76,346 4 $305,400 $108,121,400 12/13/91
182 Black Hawk Down SonR $76,078 4 $304,300 $171,279,000 1/04/02
183 The Official Story ALM $75,927 1 $75,900 $75,900 11/08/85
184 Defiance ParV $75,830 2 $151,700 $35,172,400 1/02/09
185 127 Hours FoxS $75,719 4 $302,900 $21,145,500 11/05/10
186 A Soldier's Story Col. $75,605 6 $453,600 $59,071,900 9/21/84
187 Miami Rhapsody BV $75,196 2 $150,400 $10,994,700 1/27/95
188 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $75,165 19 $1,428,100 $109,617,500 5/06/94
189 Gothic Vest $75,110 1 $75,100 $2,146,300 4/10/87
190 Unzipped Mira. $75,043 2 $150,100 $6,054,200 8/04/95
191 Mystic River WB $74,880 13 $973,400 $135,296,400 10/10/03
192 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $74,798 1 $74,800 $3,572,800 4/16/93
193 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $74,547 16 $1,192,800 $40,512,300 1/03/97
194 The Killing Fields WB $74,338 3 $223,000 $89,631,500 11/30/84
195 The Freshman TriS $74,302 6 $445,800 $46,472,600 7/20/90
196 Sicario LGF $74,258 6 $445,600 $49,403,600 9/18/15
197 About Schmidt NL $74,196 6 $445,200 $98,863,800 12/13/02
198 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $74,118 7 $518,800 $83,726,200 7/28/06
199 To Die For Sony $73,990 11 $813,900 $44,819,800 9/29/95
200 The Commitments Fox $73,793 8 $590,400 $32,461,600 8/16/91

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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