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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersWeekend Gross*Total Gross^Date**
1 198 After Hours WB $45,435 1 $45,435 $10,609,321 9/13/85
2 188 Howards End SPC $46,112 1 $46,112 $25,966,555 4/03/92
3 184 Brand Upon the Brain! Vita. $46,412 1 $46,412 $263,200 5/11/07
4 181 Metropolitan NL $46,663 1 $46,663 $2,938,208 8/03/90
5 180 Crossing Delancey WB $46,711 1 $46,711 $16,262,415 8/26/88
6 175 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $47,220 1 $47,220 $18,583,744 11/25/05
7 171 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $47,892 1 $47,892 $34,137,524 7/23/10
8 160 Howards End SPC $48,813 1 $48,813 $25,966,555 3/27/92
9 157 Maurice Cinc $49,278 1 $49,278 $2,438,304 9/18/87
10 156 Howards End SPC $49,288 1 $49,288 $25,966,555 3/20/92
11 142 The Admiral: Roaring Currents CJ $51,431 1 $51,431 $2,589,811 8/08/14
12 138 Howards End SPC $52,568 1 $52,568 $25,966,555 3/13/92
13 129 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $53,872 1 $53,872 $34,137,524 7/30/10
14 116 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $55,962 1 $55,962 $17,005,229 7/26/85
15 100 The Battleship Island CJ $59,344 1 $59,344 $1,104,957 7/28/17
16 93 The Crucible Fox $62,995 1 $62,995 $7,343,114 11/29/96
17 87 Lust, Caution Focus $63,918 1 $63,918 $4,604,982 9/28/07
18 78 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $68,801 1 $68,801 $2,266,067 8/24/12
19 77 Sicko LGF $68,969 1 $68,969 $24,540,079 6/22/07
20 75 The Crucible Fox $69,880 1 $69,880 $7,343,114 12/06/96
21 71 Guiana 1838 RBC $70,910 1 $70,910 $227,241 9/24/04
22 65 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $74,238 1 $74,238 $3,826,280 3/18/05
23 53 Red State SMod $82,395 1 $82,395 $1,104,682 4/08/11
24 197 Lone Survivor Uni. $45,436 2 $90,872 $125,095,601 12/27/13
25 185 Green Card BV $46,261 2 $92,523 $29,888,235 1/04/91
26 41 Don't Think Twice TFA $92,835 1 $92,835 $4,417,667 7/22/16
27 182 Talk to Her SPC $46,612 2 $93,223 $9,285,469 11/29/02
28 164 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $48,496 2 $96,992 $4,626,290 8/03/01
29 151 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $49,393 2 $98,787 $24,020,403 12/17/04
30 143 Red State SMod $51,283 2 $102,566 $1,104,682 3/11/11
31 139 Talk to Her SPC $52,198 2 $104,396 $9,285,469 11/22/02
32 132 Broken Embraces SPC $53,556 2 $107,111 $5,014,305 11/20/09
33 113 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $56,542 2 $113,085 $24,020,403 12/10/04
34 111 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk TriS $57,065 2 $114,129 $1,738,477 11/11/16
35 104 Broken Embraces SPC $58,993 2 $117,986 $5,014,305 11/27/09
36 23 Anastasia Fox $120,541 1 $120,541 $58,406,347 11/14/97
37 96 Defiance ParV $61,757 2 $123,513 $28,644,813 1/02/09
38 79 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $67,469 2 $134,938 $11,902,715 9/28/07
39 196 Amelie Mira. $45,490 3 $136,470 $33,225,499 11/02/01
40 195 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax $45,522 3 $136,565 $34,137,524 12/26/08
41 186 Bad Education SPC $46,182 3 $138,546 $5,211,842 11/26/04
42 183 Victor/Victoria MGM $46,544 3 $139,634 $28,215,453 3/19/82
43 72 Bulworth Fox $70,908 2 $141,816 $26,528,185 5/15/98
44 168 In Good Company Uni. $48,049 3 $144,149 $45,806,659 1/07/05
45 158 Bad Education SPC $49,123 3 $147,370 $5,211,842 11/19/04
46 147 In Good Company Uni. $50,583 3 $151,750 $45,806,659 12/31/04
47 135 The Joy Luck Club BV $53,003 3 $159,009 $32,901,136 9/10/93
48 57 Edward Scissorhands Fox $79,811 2 $159,622 $56,362,352 12/07/90
49 133 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $53,273 3 $159,819 $16,781,387 9/24/04
50 54 Beauty and the Beast BV $81,073 2 $162,146 $145,863,363 11/15/91
51 52 The Shape of Water FoxS $83,282 2 $166,564 $54,480,844 12/01/17
52 50 Moulin Rouge! Fox $83,770 2 $167,540 $57,386,607 5/18/01
53 46 Aladdin BV $86,886 2 $173,772 $217,350,219 11/20/92
54 98 Frost/Nixon Uni. $60,236 3 $180,708 $18,622,031 12/05/08
55 199 Cyrus FoxS $45,429 4 $181,716 $7,468,936 6/18/10
56 193 Jane Eyre Focus $45,721 4 $182,885 $11,242,660 3/11/11
57 192 The Ghost Writer Sum. $45,752 4 $183,009 $15,541,549 2/19/10
58 190 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $46,003 4 $184,015 $123,922,370 1/08/88
59 187 Traffic USA $46,181 4 $184,725 $124,115,725 12/29/00
60 178 The Danish Girl Focus $46,830 4 $187,318 $11,114,018 11/27/15
61 91 Revolutionary Road ParV $63,304 3 $189,911 $22,911,480 12/26/08
62 173 The Lobster (US Release) A24 $47,563 4 $190,252 $8,700,374 5/13/16
63 39 There Will Be Blood ParV $95,370 2 $190,739 $40,222,514 12/28/07
64 38 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $95,616 2 $191,232 $50,003,043 10/15/93
65 167 Black Hawk Down SonR $48,255 4 $193,021 $108,638,745 1/04/02
66 37 Moulin Rouge! Fox $96,549 2 $193,098 $57,386,607 5/25/01
67 165 Blue Valentine Wein. $48,432 4 $193,728 $9,706,328 12/31/10
68 163 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $48,577 4 $194,308 $123,922,370 12/25/87
69 36 Evita BV $97,542 2 $195,085 $50,047,179 12/27/96
70 35 Aladdin BV $98,332 2 $196,664 $217,350,219 11/13/92
71 154 The Spectacular Now A24 $49,354 4 $197,415 $6,854,611 8/02/13
72 150 Carol Wein. $49,443 4 $197,772 $12,711,491 11/27/15
73 146 The Wrestler FoxS $50,679 4 $202,714 $26,238,243 12/19/08
74 145 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $50,878 4 $203,512 $21,002,919 11/20/09
75 10 Red State SMod $204,230 1 $204,230 $1,104,682 3/04/11
76 144 The Artist Wein. $51,220 4 $204,878 $44,671,682 11/25/11
77 141 Sideways FoxS $51,760 4 $207,042 $71,503,593 10/22/04
78 134 Into the Wild ParV $53,110 4 $212,440 $18,354,356 9/21/07
79 127 Phantom Thread Focus $54,124 4 $216,495 $18,152,094 12/29/17
80 126 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $54,798 4 $219,190 $12,062,558 3/13/09
81 123 The Iron Lady Wein. $55,102 4 $220,409 $30,017,992 12/30/11
82 120 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $55,286 4 $221,145 $123,922,370 1/01/88
83 62 Dreamgirls P/DW $75,879 3 $227,639 $103,365,956 12/22/06
84 112 While We're Young A24 $56,922 4 $227,688 $7,587,485 3/27/15
85 110 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $57,090 4 $228,359 $17,742,948 9/21/12
86 109 The Beguiled (2017) Focus $57,323 4 $229,292 $10,709,995 6/23/17
87 107 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $57,991 4 $231,964 $14,363,397 9/25/09
88 106 Enough Said FoxS $58,200 4 $232,800 $17,550,872 9/20/13
89 101 Ex Machina A24 $59,316 4 $237,264 $25,442,958 4/10/15
90 9 Frozen BV $243,390 1 $243,390 $400,738,009 11/22/13
91 97 The Aristocrats Think $60,949 4 $243,796 $6,377,461 7/29/05
92 152 Before Midnight SPC $49,383 5 $246,914 $8,114,627 5/24/13
93 8 Hercules BV $249,567 1 $249,567 $99,112,101 6/13/97
94 90 Carol Wein. $63,378 4 $253,510 $12,711,491 11/20/15
95 86 Manchester by the Sea RAtt. $64,125 4 $256,498 $47,695,371 11/18/16
96 85 Nine Wein. $64,308 4 $257,232 $19,676,965 12/18/09
97 137 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $52,584 5 $262,923 $24,793,509 3/17/06
98 45 Spring Breakers A24 $87,667 3 $263,002 $14,124,284 3/15/13
99 83 I, Tonya Neon $66,039 4 $264,155 $27,513,773 12/08/17
100 82 127 Hours FoxS $66,213 4 $264,851 $18,335,230 11/05/10
101 81 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $66,475 4 $265,900 $21,002,919 11/13/09
102 200 Gran Torino WB $45,287 6 $271,720 $148,095,302 12/12/08
103 119 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $55,396 5 $276,981 $52,364,010 12/14/01
104 117 Jackie FoxS $55,743 5 $278,715 $13,960,394 12/02/16
105 76 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $69,864 4 $279,457 $21,403,519 3/29/13
106 73 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $70,332 4 $281,330 $24,146,161 5/26/06
107 177 About Schmidt NL $47,061 6 $282,367 $65,016,287 12/13/02
108 114 The Thin Red Line Fox $56,506 5 $282,534 $36,400,491 12/25/98
109 7 A Bug's Life BV $291,121 1 $291,121 $162,798,565 11/20/98
110 17 Brother Bear BV $145,970 2 $291,940 $85,336,277 10/24/03
111 68 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $73,044 4 $292,177 $12,785,432 10/01/04
112 103 Spotlight ORF $59,002 5 $295,009 $45,055,776 11/06/15
113 66 Call Me by Your Name SPC $73,890 4 $295,561 $15,240,910 12/01/17
114 63 The Fighter Par. $75,003 4 $300,010 $93,617,009 12/10/10
115 6 Toy Story 2 BV $300,163 1 $300,163 $245,852,179 11/19/99
116 59 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $77,641 4 $310,562 $24,149,393 12/09/11
117 92 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $63,283 5 $316,415 $95,720,716 12/28/12
118 191 One Hour Photo FoxS $45,930 7 $321,515 $31,597,131 8/23/02
119 55 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $80,542 4 $322,168 $49,189,579 11/10/17
120 128 The King's Speech Wein. $54,086 6 $324,515 $135,453,143 12/03/10
121 84 Inherent Vice WB $65,637 5 $328,184 $8,110,975 12/12/14
122 14 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $164,505 2 $329,011 $84,056,472 6/08/01
123 43 The King's Speech Wein. $88,863 4 $355,450 $135,453,143 11/26/10
124 70 Cafe Society LGF $71,858 5 $359,289 $11,103,205 7/15/16
125 69 To Rome with Love SPC $72,272 5 $361,359 $16,685,867 6/22/12
126 42 Lady Bird A24 $91,109 4 $364,437 $46,632,130 11/03/17
127 67 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $73,440 5 $367,203 $17,844,216 10/11/02
128 136 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $52,999 7 $370,998 $59,891,098 7/28/06
129 40 The Tree of Life FoxS $93,230 4 $372,920 $13,303,319 5/27/11
130 64 Syriana WB $74,900 5 $374,502 $50,824,620 11/25/05
131 131 The Thin Red Line Fox $53,662 7 $375,636 $36,400,491 1/01/99
132 174 The Big Short Par. $47,286 8 $378,285 $70,259,870 12/18/15
133 21 Dreamgirls P/DW $126,316 3 $378,950 $103,365,956 12/15/06
134 124 Adaptation. Sony $54,925 7 $384,478 $22,498,520 12/06/02
135 121 Fruitvale Station Wein. $55,184 7 $386,291 $16,101,339 7/12/13
136 61 Boyhood IFC $77,524 5 $387,618 $25,352,281 7/11/14
137 60 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $77,633 5 $388,166 $53,359,111 9/16/05
138 161 The Imitation Game Wein. $48,658 8 $389,260 $91,125,683 12/05/14
139 118 Babel ParV $55,621 7 $389,351 $34,302,837 10/27/06
140 149 Match Point DW $49,824 8 $398,593 $23,151,529 12/30/05
141 80 Sicario LGF $66,881 6 $401,288 $46,889,293 9/18/15
142 33 Moonlight (2016) A24 $100,519 4 $402,075 $27,854,932 10/21/16
143 32 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $101,353 4 $405,411 $13,235,319 12/06/13
144 30 Call Me by Your Name SPC $103,233 4 $412,932 $15,240,910 11/24/17
145 102 Juno FoxS $59,124 7 $413,869 $143,495,265 12/07/07
146 51 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $83,430 5 $417,150 $95,720,716 12/21/12
147 49 The Big Sick LGF $84,315 5 $421,577 $42,873,127 6/23/17
148 28 Birdman FoxS $106,099 4 $424,397 $42,340,598 10/17/14
149 26 The Revenant Fox $111,957 4 $447,829 $183,637,894 1/01/16
150 25 The Revenant Fox $118,640 4 $474,560 $183,637,894 12/25/15
151 24 The Imitation Game Wein. $119,838 4 $479,352 $91,125,683 11/28/14
152 74 The Kids Are All Right Focus $70,282 7 $491,971 $20,811,365 7/09/10
153 108 Syriana WB $57,935 9 $521,420 $50,824,620 12/02/05
154 20 Steve Jobs Uni. $130,381 4 $521,522 $17,766,658 10/09/15
155 19 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $130,749 4 $522,996 $45,512,466 5/25/12
156 105 The Post Fox $58,446 9 $526,011 $77,963,001 12/22/17
157 27 Brokeback Mountain Focus $109,485 5 $547,425 $83,043,761 12/09/05
158 94 The Post Fox $62,342 9 $561,080 $77,963,001 12/29/17
159 18 American Sniper WB $144,880 4 $579,518 $350,126,372 1/09/15
160 34 Midnight in Paris SPC $99,834 6 $599,003 $56,817,045 5/20/11
161 31 Blue Jasmine SPC $102,011 6 $612,064 $33,405,481 7/26/13
162 95 Everest (IMAX) MFF $62,331 10 $623,311 $87,178,599 3/13/98
163 15 American Sniper WB $158,364 4 $633,456 $350,126,372 12/26/14
164 155 Mystic River WB $49,293 13 $640,815 $90,135,191 10/10/03
165 13 American Sniper WB $169,227 4 $676,909 $350,126,372 1/02/15
166 48 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $85,313 8 $682,504 $57,490,508 12/09/05
167 44 The Big Short Par. $88,191 8 $705,527 $70,259,870 12/11/15
168 169 Michael Clayton WB $47,994 15 $719,910 $49,033,882 10/05/07
169 16 The Master Wein. $147,262 5 $736,311 $16,377,274 9/14/12
170 22 American Hustle Sony $123,409 6 $740,455 $150,117,807 12/13/13
171 5 The Princess and the Frog BV $373,855 2 $747,710 $104,400,899 12/04/09
172 179 Black Hawk Down SonR $46,778 16 $748,459 $108,638,745 1/11/02
173 4 The Princess and the Frog BV $393,095 2 $786,190 $104,400,899 11/27/09
174 11 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $202,792 4 $811,166 $59,301,324 3/07/14
175 3 Hercules BV $426,051 2 $852,103 $99,112,101 6/20/97
176 130 American Beauty DW $53,845 16 $861,531 $130,096,601 9/17/99
177 125 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $54,805 16 $876,881 $45,512,466 6/01/12
178 12 La La Land LG/S $176,221 5 $881,104 $151,101,803 12/09/16
179 162 12 Years a Slave FoxS $48,617 19 $923,715 $56,671,993 10/18/13
180 47 Lincoln BV $85,846 11 $944,308 $182,207,973 11/09/12
181 166 Evita BV $48,393 22 $1,064,660 $50,047,179 1/03/97
182 58 Up in the Air Par. $78,763 15 $1,181,450 $83,823,381 12/04/09
183 89 The Disaster Artist A24 $63,755 19 $1,211,345 $21,101,724 12/01/17
184 56 Black Swan FoxS $80,212 18 $1,443,809 $106,954,678 12/03/10
185 115 The Blair Witch Project Art. $56,002 27 $1,512,054 $140,539,099 7/16/99
186 1 The Lion King BV $793,377 2 $1,586,753 $312,855,561 6/17/94
187 176 The Post Fox $47,167 36 $1,698,027 $77,963,001 1/05/18
188 29 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $104,025 18 $1,872,458 $47,566,524 11/06/09
189 88 The Blair Witch Project Art. $63,811 31 $1,978,171 $140,539,099 7/23/99
190 170 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $47,957 54 $2,589,728 $60,655,420 1/07/00
191 2 Pocahontas BV $448,285 6 $2,689,714 $141,579,773 6/16/95
192 122 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $55,122 66 $3,638,041 $59,301,324 3/14/14
193 189 The Hateful Eight Wein. $46,107 100 $4,610,676 $54,117,416 12/25/15
194 153 Paranormal Activity Par. $49,379 160 $7,900,695 $107,918,810 10/09/09
195 194 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour BV $45,561 683 $31,117,834 $65,281,781 2/01/08
196 148 Black Panther BV $50,250 4,020 $202,003,951 $320,812,422 2/16/18
197 172 Marvel's The Avengers BV $47,698 4,349 $207,438,708 $623,357,910 5/04/12
198 159 Jurassic World Uni. $48,855 4,274 $208,806,270 $652,270,625 6/12/15
199 140 Star Wars: The Last Jedi BV $51,987 4,232 $220,009,584 $618,462,718 12/15/17
200 99 Star Wars: The Force Awakens BV $59,982 4,134 $247,966,675 $936,662,225 12/18/15

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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