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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersWeekend Adj. Gross*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 1 The Lion King BV $1,694,942 2 $3,389,900 $666,395,700 6/17/94
2 15 Aladdin BV $211,592 2 $423,200 $468,310,200 11/13/92
3 18 Aladdin BV $186,962 2 $373,900 $468,310,200 11/20/92
4 9 Frozen BV $260,296 1 $260,300 $437,936,300 11/22/13
5 5 Toy Story 2 BV $527,649 1 $527,600 $427,180,100 11/19/99
6 107 Dances with Wolves Orion $90,212 14 $1,263,000 $390,234,700 11/09/90
7 122 Dances with Wolves Orion $85,211 14 $1,193,000 $390,234,700 11/16/90
8 19 American Sniper WB $186,108 4 $744,400 $384,704,400 1/02/15
9 23 American Sniper WB $170,384 4 $681,500 $384,704,400 12/26/14
10 26 American Sniper WB $159,332 4 $637,300 $384,704,400 1/09/15
11 67 On Golden Pond Uni. $104,138 3 $312,400 $362,418,100 1/08/82
12 76 On Golden Pond Uni. $100,025 3 $300,100 $362,418,100 1/15/82
13 34 On Golden Pond Uni. $134,715 2 $269,400 $362,418,100 1/01/82
14 90 Platoon Orion $96,714 6 $580,300 $316,443,500 12/19/86
15 22 Beauty and the Beast BV $171,967 2 $343,900 $312,243,900 11/15/91
16 4 A Bug's Life BV $554,309 1 $554,300 $304,830,100 11/20/98
17 2 Pocahontas BV $920,272 6 $5,521,600 $290,645,400 6/16/95
18 44 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $120,123 4 $480,500 $269,301,200 1/01/88
19 56 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $110,944 4 $443,800 $269,301,200 12/25/87
20 77 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $99,953 4 $399,800 $269,301,200 1/08/88
21 166 Good Will Hunting Mira. $75,851 7 $531,000 $263,584,300 12/05/97
22 55 The Blair Witch Project Art. $112,172 31 $3,477,400 $247,050,000 7/23/99
23 85 The Blair Witch Project Art. $98,444 27 $2,658,000 $247,050,000 7/16/99
24 95 American Beauty DW $94,653 16 $1,514,500 $222,670,000 9/17/99
25 92 Dead Poets Society BV $95,726 8 $765,800 $215,624,900 6/02/89
26 94 Lincoln BV $95,230 11 $1,047,500 $202,997,100 11/09/12
27 164 Traffic USA $76,511 4 $306,000 $195,831,700 12/29/00
28 3 Hercules BV $828,897 2 $1,657,800 $192,825,900 6/20/97
29 6 Hercules BV $485,541 1 $485,500 $192,825,900 6/13/97
30 43 The Revenant Fox $121,776 4 $487,100 $191,092,600 12/25/15
31 47 The Revenant Fox $116,524 4 $466,100 $191,092,600 1/01/16
32 161 Juno FoxS $76,741 7 $537,200 $179,303,900 12/07/07
33 57 Annie Col. $110,784 14 $1,551,000 $173,311,900 5/21/82
34 108 Annie Col. $89,968 14 $1,259,600 $173,311,900 6/04/82
35 141 Annie Col. $81,348 14 $1,138,900 $173,311,900 6/11/82
36 199 Black Hawk Down SonR $71,898 16 $1,150,400 $166,978,300 1/11/02
37 180 Black Hawk Down SonR $74,168 4 $296,700 $166,978,300 1/04/02
38 37 American Hustle Sony $131,981 6 $791,900 $166,281,200 12/13/13
39 137 Philadelphia TriS $82,184 4 $328,700 $165,462,100 12/31/93
40 157 Philadelphia TriS $77,346 4 $309,400 $165,462,100 12/24/93
41 173 Philadelphia TriS $75,313 4 $301,300 $165,462,100 1/07/94
42 72 The Verdict Fox $102,239 3 $306,700 $155,383,800 12/10/82
43 82 The King's Speech Wein. $99,069 4 $396,300 $153,570,200 11/26/10
44 20 La La Land LG/S $179,028 5 $895,100 $152,772,600 12/09/16
45 79 Gandhi Col. $99,591 4 $398,400 $149,650,700 12/10/82
46 46 Everest (IMAX) MFF $118,681 10 $1,186,800 $148,030,500 3/13/98
47 129 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $83,590 3 $250,800 $135,783,200 7/15/88
48 130 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $83,342 3 $250,000 $135,783,200 7/22/88
49 21 Dreamgirls P/DW $172,214 3 $516,600 $135,667,100 12/15/06
50 68 Dreamgirls P/DW $103,450 3 $310,400 $135,667,100 12/22/06
51 10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $259,546 2 $519,100 $132,619,100 6/08/01
52 189 Mystic River WB $72,999 13 $949,000 $131,899,200 10/10/03
53 14 Brother Bear BV $216,171 2 $432,300 $126,216,700 10/24/03
54 123 Mask Uni. $85,210 4 $340,800 $121,322,600 3/08/85
55 7 The Princess and the Frog BV $461,280 2 $922,600 $121,086,300 11/27/09
56 8 The Princess and the Frog BV $438,702 2 $877,400 $121,086,300 12/04/09
57 110 Black Swan FoxS $89,425 18 $1,609,600 $120,686,500 12/03/10
58 25 Edward Scissorhands Fox $168,490 2 $337,000 $119,372,000 12/07/90
59 27 Brokeback Mountain Focus $152,527 5 $762,600 $113,523,800 12/09/05
60 11 Anastasia Fox $234,517 1 $234,500 $113,125,200 11/14/97
61 16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $206,244 2 $412,500 $107,856,800 10/15/93
62 100 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $92,550 5 $462,800 $107,639,500 12/21/12
63 186 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $73,277 19 $1,392,300 $106,865,100 5/06/94
64 128 The Fighter Par. $83,618 4 $334,500 $105,587,200 12/10/10
65 179 Bugsy TriS $74,429 4 $297,700 $105,406,600 12/13/91
66 178 Sideways FoxS $74,431 4 $297,700 $100,523,000 10/22/04
67 150 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $79,454 54 $4,290,600 $100,120,800 1/07/00
68 39 The Imitation Game Wein. $128,934 4 $515,700 $100,004,000 11/28/14
69 97 Evita BV $94,150 22 $2,071,300 $97,378,900 1/03/97
70 17 Evita BV $197,070 2 $394,100 $97,378,900 12/27/96
71 195 About Schmidt NL $72,333 6 $434,000 $96,381,400 12/13/02
72 170 The Last Emperor Col. $75,647 6 $453,900 $96,060,300 11/27/87
73 101 Up in the Air Par. $92,425 15 $1,386,400 $95,845,300 12/04/09
74 28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $152,329 2 $304,700 $90,526,000 5/25/01
75 36 Moulin Rouge! Fox $132,167 2 $264,300 $90,526,000 5/18/01
76 132 The Killing Fields WB $83,086 3 $249,300 $87,380,900 11/23/84
77 146 The Killing Fields WB $80,434 3 $241,300 $87,380,900 11/16/84
78 192 The Killing Fields WB $72,471 3 $217,400 $87,380,900 11/30/84
79 106 The Killing Fields WB $90,225 1 $90,200 $87,380,900 11/09/84
80 121 The Killing Fields WB $85,529 1 $85,500 $87,380,900 11/02/84
81 139 The Piano Mira. $81,651 4 $326,600 $86,097,300 11/12/93
82 30 Victor/Victoria MGM $141,373 3 $424,100 $85,702,000 3/19/82
83 38 Victor/Victoria MGM $131,502 3 $394,500 $85,702,000 3/26/82
84 174 The Paper Uni. $74,988 5 $374,900 $82,942,900 3/18/94
85 196 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $72,257 7 $505,800 $81,623,900 7/28/06
86 118 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $87,400 5 $437,000 $80,611,500 12/14/01
87 45 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $118,853 8 $950,800 $78,988,100 12/09/05
88 60 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $108,153 5 $540,800 $74,336,500 9/16/05
89 105 The Big Short Par. $90,522 8 $724,200 $72,780,000 12/11/15
90 159 Grand Canyon Fox $77,054 2 $154,100 $71,532,600 1/03/92
91 138 The Joy Luck Club BV $82,167 7 $575,200 $70,967,900 9/17/93
92 49 The Joy Luck Club BV $114,328 3 $343,000 $70,967,900 9/10/93
93 144 Syriana WB $80,711 9 $726,400 $70,293,800 12/02/05
94 66 Syriana WB $104,346 5 $521,700 $70,293,800 11/25/05
95 176 A Passage to India Col. $74,930 3 $224,800 $68,453,100 12/14/84
96 13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $227,504 4 $910,000 $64,379,300 3/07/14
97 96 The Thin Red Line Fox $94,331 7 $660,300 $64,081,700 1/01/99
98 61 The Thin Red Line Fox $107,590 5 $538,000 $64,081,700 12/25/98
99 58 Midnight in Paris SPC $110,610 6 $663,700 $63,426,000 5/20/11
100 86 Green Card BV $98,126 2 $196,300 $63,396,300 1/04/91
101 184 A Soldier's Story Col. $73,707 6 $442,300 $57,588,700 9/21/84
102 131 A Soldier's Story Col. $83,123 5 $415,600 $57,588,700 9/14/84
103 52 Howards End SPC $113,116 1 $113,100 $55,964,600 3/13/92
104 62 Howards End SPC $106,058 1 $106,100 $55,964,600 3/20/92
105 65 Howards End SPC $105,036 1 $105,000 $55,964,600 3/27/92
106 80 Howards End SPC $99,224 1 $99,200 $55,964,600 4/03/92
107 98 Howards End SPC $93,724 1 $93,700 $55,964,600 4/10/92
108 116 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $87,714 4 $350,900 $55,653,200 8/04/89
109 42 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $122,069 18 $2,197,200 $55,566,400 11/06/09
110 134 Raising Arizona Fox $82,768 1 $82,800 $52,181,300 3/13/87
111 200 Amelie Mira. $71,771 3 $215,300 $51,663,000 11/02/01
112 29 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $143,792 4 $575,200 $51,578,300 5/25/12
113 33 Bulworth Fox $135,012 2 $270,000 $50,511,000 5/15/98
114 41 There Will Be Blood ParV $123,787 2 $247,600 $50,032,800 12/28/07
115 154 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $78,094 3 $234,300 $48,639,000 5/07/93
116 194 Sicario LGF $72,394 6 $434,400 $48,163,100 9/18/15
117 69 A Room with a View Cinc $103,429 1 $103,400 $47,894,700 3/07/86
118 51 Birdman FoxS $114,152 4 $456,600 $46,010,400 10/17/14
119 167 Babel ParV $75,831 7 $530,800 $45,789,000 10/27/06
120 119 Punchline Col. $87,312 4 $349,300 $45,720,500 9/30/88
121 193 The Freshman TriS $72,436 6 $434,600 $45,305,700 7/20/90
122 197 To Die For Sony $72,132 11 $793,500 $43,694,400 9/29/95
123 127 The Big Sick LGF $84,127 5 $420,600 $42,871,900 6/23/17
124 32 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $140,772 1 $140,800 $41,219,000 7/26/85
125 191 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $72,675 16 $1,162,800 $39,495,100 1/03/97
126 63 The Mission WB $106,026 1 $106,000 $39,489,600 11/07/86
127 88 The Mission WB $97,161 1 $97,200 $39,489,600 10/31/86
128 169 For the Boys Fox $75,670 2 $151,300 $37,884,200 11/22/91
129 48 Blue Jasmine SPC $116,194 6 $697,200 $37,837,300 7/26/13
130 75 Crossing Delancey WB $101,491 1 $101,500 $35,334,200 8/26/88
131 182 Defiance ParV $73,926 2 $147,900 $34,289,300 1/02/09
132 142 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $81,308 2 $162,600 $33,929,000 12/10/04
133 126 Adaptation. Sony $84,420 7 $590,900 $33,489,200 12/06/02
134 113 The Mosquito Coast WB $88,508 3 $265,500 $33,046,000 11/28/86
135 91 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $95,888 4 $383,600 $32,919,900 5/26/06
136 109 Sicko LGF $89,519 1 $89,500 $31,852,200 6/22/07
137 198 The Commitments Fox $71,941 8 $575,500 $31,646,500 8/16/91
138 81 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $99,222 1 $99,200 $29,138,900 1/21/83
139 102 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $91,941 2 $183,900 $28,592,500 10/21/94
140 175 The Grifters Mira. $74,980 2 $150,000 $28,521,400 12/07/90
141 73 Moonlight (2016) A24 $102,120 4 $408,500 $28,207,600 10/21/16
142 120 Boyhood IFC $85,679 5 $428,400 $27,972,200 7/11/14
143 53 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $112,878 5 $564,400 $27,426,600 10/11/02
144 152 Revolutionary Road ParV $78,733 3 $236,200 $27,426,200 12/26/08
145 112 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $88,548 4 $354,200 $27,266,300 12/09/11
146 93 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $95,667 3 $287,000 $26,743,000 3/01/85
147 50 After Hours WB $114,291 1 $114,300 $26,687,700 9/13/85
148 155 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $78,005 4 $312,000 $24,527,700 11/13/09
149 143 New York Stories BV $81,040 12 $972,500 $24,211,000 3/03/89
150 162 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $76,607 3 $229,800 $24,075,800 9/24/04
151 168 Brazil Uni. $75,714 1 $75,700 $23,908,900 12/20/85
152 140 The Kids Are All Right Focus $81,403 7 $569,800 $23,376,800 7/09/10
153 153 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $78,575 4 $314,300 $22,808,300 3/29/13
154 171 Nine Wein. $75,463 4 $301,900 $22,596,600 12/18/09
155 177 Frost/Nixon Uni. $74,917 3 $224,800 $22,393,500 12/05/08
156 149 1984 Gold. $79,458 1 $79,500 $21,213,200 12/14/84
157 183 127 Hours FoxS $73,818 4 $295,300 $20,441,100 11/05/10
158 148 To Rome with Love SPC $79,481 5 $397,400 $19,121,300 6/22/12
159 111 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $88,678 3 $266,000 $18,986,900 12/06/96
160 24 The Master Wein. $169,030 5 $845,100 $18,439,400 9/14/12
161 64 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $105,038 4 $420,200 $18,375,900 10/01/04
162 35 Steve Jobs Uni. $133,828 4 $535,300 $18,236,400 10/09/15
163 89 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $96,859 9 $871,700 $18,193,700 8/12/88
164 136 Sarafina! BV $82,294 2 $164,600 $15,721,600 9/18/92
165 83 Spring Breakers A24 $98,598 3 $295,800 $15,482,400 3/15/13
166 117 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $87,572 2 $175,100 $15,435,500 9/28/07
167 115 Kids Mira. $87,974 2 $175,900 $15,216,300 7/21/95
168 71 The Tree of Life FoxS $103,293 4 $413,200 $14,854,300 5/27/11
169 59 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $108,393 4 $433,600 $14,671,500 12/06/13
170 31 The Crucible Fox $141,183 1 $141,200 $14,380,200 12/06/96
171 40 The Crucible Fox $127,273 1 $127,300 $14,380,200 11/29/96
172 147 Talk to Her SPC $80,229 2 $160,500 $13,802,100 11/22/02
173 99 Night and the City Fox $92,605 1 $92,600 $13,347,100 10/16/92
174 165 Ed Wood BV $76,445 2 $152,900 $12,577,800 9/30/94
175 172 Cafe Society LGF $75,404 5 $377,000 $11,648,700 7/15/16
176 160 Orlando SPC $76,953 3 $230,900 $11,474,100 6/11/93
177 185 Miami Rhapsody BV $73,308 2 $146,600 $10,718,600 1/27/95
178 124 The Aristocrats Think $84,910 4 $339,600 $8,884,100 7/29/05
179 78 Wish You Were Here Atl $99,603 1 $99,600 $7,499,900 7/24/87
180 163 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $76,514 2 $153,000 $7,299,100 8/03/01
181 135 Under the Volcano Uni. $82,390 1 $82,400 $6,795,300 6/15/84
182 125 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $84,517 1 $84,500 $6,663,800 11/13/92
183 156 This Is My Life Fox $77,938 2 $155,900 $6,287,800 2/21/92
184 84 Metropolitan NL $98,511 1 $98,500 $6,202,900 8/03/90
185 133 Lust, Caution Focus $82,963 1 $83,000 $5,971,600 9/28/07
186 188 Unzipped Mira. $73,158 2 $146,300 $5,902,200 8/04/95
187 54 Maurice Cinc $112,545 1 $112,500 $5,568,800 9/18/87
188 70 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $103,424 1 $103,400 $5,330,500 3/18/05
189 87 Don't Think Twice TFA $97,417 1 $97,400 $4,623,200 7/22/16
190 114 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $88,256 1 $88,300 $3,779,200 4/17/87
191 190 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $72,920 1 $72,900 $3,483,100 4/16/93
192 158 A Handful of Dust NL $77,067 1 $77,100 $3,391,000 6/24/88
193 104 Lady Bird A24 $91,109 4 $364,400 $2,897,500 11/03/17
194 151 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $78,971 1 $79,000 $2,580,200 8/24/12
195 187 Gothic Vest $73,224 1 $73,200 $2,092,400 4/10/87
196 12 Red State SMod $232,032 1 $232,000 $1,247,900 3/04/11
197 103 Red State SMod $91,289 1 $91,300 $1,247,900 4/08/11
198 145 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $80,542 4 $322,200 $767,500 11/10/17
199 74 Guiana 1838 RBC $101,969 1 $102,000 $324,800 9/24/04
200 181 The Official Story ALM $74,021 1 $74,000 $74,000 11/08/85

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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