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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 2 Pocahontas BV $946,036 6 $5,676,200 $298,782,100 6/16/95
2 151 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $81,678 54 $4,410,700 $102,923,700 1/07/00
3 55 The Blair Witch Project Art. $115,312 31 $3,574,700 $253,966,300 7/23/99
4 1 The Lion King BV $1,742,393 2 $3,484,800 $685,051,800 6/17/94
5 86 The Blair Witch Project Art. $101,200 27 $2,732,400 $253,966,300 7/16/99
6 42 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $125,486 18 $2,258,800 $57,122,000 11/06/09
7 98 Evita BV $96,786 22 $2,129,300 $100,105,100 1/03/97
8 3 Hercules BV $852,102 2 $1,704,200 $198,224,200 6/20/97
9 110 Black Swan FoxS $91,928 18 $1,654,700 $124,056,900 12/03/10
10 57 Annie Col. $113,885 14 $1,594,400 $178,163,800 5/21/82
11 96 American Beauty DW $97,303 16 $1,556,900 $228,903,700 9/17/99
12 188 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $75,329 19 $1,431,200 $109,856,800 5/06/94
13 102 Up in the Air Par. $95,012 15 $1,425,200 $98,528,600 12/04/09
14 107 Dances with Wolves Orion $92,738 14 $1,298,300 $401,159,500 11/09/90
15 108 Annie Col. $92,487 14 $1,294,800 $178,163,800 6/04/82
16 123 Dances with Wolves Orion $87,596 14 $1,226,400 $401,159,500 11/16/90
17 46 Everest (IMAX) MFF $122,004 10 $1,220,000 $152,174,600 3/13/98
18 193 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $74,710 16 $1,195,400 $40,600,800 1/03/97
19 142 Annie Col. $83,625 14 $1,170,800 $178,163,800 6/11/82
20 95 Lincoln BV $97,896 11 $1,076,900 $208,680,100 11/09/12
21 144 New York Stories BV $83,309 12 $999,700 $24,888,800 3/03/89
22 45 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $122,180 8 $977,400 $81,199,500 12/09/05
23 191 Mystic River WB $75,043 13 $975,600 $135,591,800 10/10/03
24 7 The Princess and the Frog BV $474,193 2 $948,400 $124,476,200 11/27/09
25 13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $233,873 4 $935,500 $66,181,700 3/07/14
26 20 La La Land LG/S $184,040 5 $920,200 $157,049,500 12/09/16
27 8 The Princess and the Frog BV $450,984 2 $902,000 $124,476,200 12/04/09
28 90 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $99,571 9 $896,100 $18,703,000 8/12/88
29 24 The Master Wein. $173,762 5 $868,800 $18,955,600 9/14/12
30 199 To Die For Sony $74,151 11 $815,700 $44,917,700 9/29/95
31 37 American Hustle Sony $135,676 6 $814,100 $170,936,300 12/13/13
32 93 Dead Poets Society BV $98,406 8 $787,300 $221,661,400 6/02/89
33 27 Brokeback Mountain Focus $156,798 5 $784,000 $116,702,000 12/09/05
34 19 American Sniper WB $191,318 4 $765,300 $395,474,400 1/02/15
35 146 Syriana WB $82,971 9 $746,700 $72,261,700 12/02/05
36 105 The Big Short Par. $93,057 8 $744,500 $74,817,500 12/11/15
37 48 Blue Jasmine SPC $119,447 6 $716,700 $38,896,600 7/26/13
38 23 American Sniper WB $175,154 4 $700,600 $395,474,400 12/26/14
39 58 Midnight in Paris SPC $113,707 6 $682,200 $65,201,700 5/20/11
40 97 The Thin Red Line Fox $96,972 7 $678,800 $65,875,700 1/01/99
41 26 American Sniper WB $163,793 4 $655,200 $395,474,400 1/09/15
42 127 Adaptation. Sony $86,783 7 $607,500 $34,426,800 12/06/02
43 91 Platoon Orion $99,421 6 $596,500 $325,302,500 12/19/86
44 200 The Commitments Fox $73,955 8 $591,600 $32,532,500 8/16/91
45 139 The Joy Luck Club BV $84,467 7 $591,300 $72,954,700 9/17/93
46 29 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $147,817 4 $591,300 $53,022,200 5/25/12
47 141 The Kids Are All Right Focus $83,682 7 $585,800 $24,773,800 7/09/10
48 53 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $116,038 5 $580,200 $28,194,500 10/11/02
49 4 A Bug's Life BV $569,827 1 $569,800 $313,363,900 11/20/98
50 60 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $111,181 5 $555,900 $76,417,600 9/16/05
51 61 The Thin Red Line Fox $110,602 5 $553,000 $65,875,700 12/25/98
52 163 Juno FoxS $78,889 7 $552,200 $184,323,600 12/07/07
53 35 Steve Jobs Uni. $137,574 4 $550,300 $18,746,900 10/09/15
54 168 Good Will Hunting Mira. $77,974 7 $545,800 $270,963,500 12/05/97
55 169 Babel ParV $77,954 7 $545,700 $47,070,900 10/27/06
56 5 Toy Story 2 BV $542,421 1 $542,400 $439,139,300 11/19/99
57 66 Syriana WB $107,267 5 $536,300 $72,261,700 11/25/05
58 10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $266,812 2 $533,600 $136,331,900 6/08/01
59 21 Dreamgirls P/DW $177,035 3 $531,100 $139,465,200 12/15/06
60 39 The Imitation Game Wein. $132,544 4 $530,200 $102,803,600 11/28/14
61 198 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $74,280 7 $520,000 $83,909,000 7/28/06
62 43 The Revenant Fox $125,186 4 $500,700 $196,442,300 12/25/15
63 6 Hercules BV $499,134 1 $499,100 $198,224,200 6/13/97
64 44 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $123,486 4 $493,900 $276,840,400 1/01/88
65 47 The Revenant Fox $119,786 4 $479,100 $196,442,300 1/01/16
66 101 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $95,141 5 $475,700 $110,652,900 12/21/12
67 51 Birdman FoxS $117,348 4 $469,400 $47,298,400 10/17/14
68 172 The Last Emperor Col. $77,765 6 $466,600 $98,749,600 11/27/87
69 56 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $114,050 4 $456,200 $276,840,400 12/25/87
70 186 A Soldier's Story Col. $75,771 6 $454,600 $59,200,900 9/21/84
71 119 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $89,847 5 $449,200 $82,868,300 12/14/01
72 195 The Freshman TriS $74,464 6 $446,800 $46,574,100 7/20/90
73 196 Sicario LGF $74,420 6 $446,500 $49,511,500 9/18/15
74 197 About Schmidt NL $74,358 6 $446,100 $99,079,600 12/13/02
75 59 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $111,428 4 $445,700 $15,082,300 12/06/13
76 14 Brother Bear BV $222,223 2 $444,400 $129,750,200 10/24/03
77 121 Boyhood IFC $88,078 5 $440,400 $28,755,300 7/11/14
78 30 Victor/Victoria MGM $145,331 3 $436,000 $88,101,300 3/19/82
79 15 Aladdin BV $217,515 2 $435,000 $481,420,700 11/13/92
80 128 The Big Sick LGF $86,482 5 $432,400 $44,068,500 6/23/17
81 64 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $107,978 4 $431,900 $18,890,300 10/01/04
82 132 A Soldier's Story Col. $85,450 5 $427,300 $59,200,900 9/14/84
83 71 The Tree of Life FoxS $106,185 4 $424,700 $15,270,200 5/27/11
84 16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $212,018 2 $424,000 $110,876,300 10/15/93
85 73 Moonlight (2016) A24 $104,979 4 $419,900 $28,997,300 10/21/16
86 76 Call Me by Your Name SPC $103,233 4 $412,900 $15,014,900 11/24/17
87 78 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $102,751 4 $411,000 $276,840,400 1/08/88
88 80 Gandhi Col. $102,379 4 $409,500 $153,840,200 12/10/82
89 149 To Rome with Love SPC $81,707 5 $408,500 $19,656,600 6/22/12
90 83 The King's Speech Wein. $101,843 4 $407,400 $157,869,500 11/26/10
91 38 Victor/Victoria MGM $135,183 3 $405,500 $88,101,300 3/26/82
92 17 Evita BV $202,587 2 $405,200 $100,105,100 12/27/96
93 92 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $98,572 4 $394,300 $33,841,500 5/26/06
94 174 Cafe Society LGF $77,515 5 $387,600 $11,974,900 7/15/16
95 176 The Paper Uni. $77,088 5 $385,400 $85,264,900 3/18/94
96 18 Aladdin BV $192,196 2 $384,400 $481,420,700 11/20/92
97 112 Lady Bird A24 $91,109 4 $364,400 $46,566,800 11/03/17
98 113 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $91,027 4 $364,100 $28,029,600 12/09/11
99 117 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $90,170 4 $360,700 $57,211,200 8/04/89
100 120 Punchline Col. $89,756 4 $359,000 $47,000,400 9/30/88
101 22 Beauty and the Beast BV $176,782 2 $353,600 $320,985,300 11/15/91
102 49 The Joy Luck Club BV $117,528 3 $352,600 $72,954,700 9/10/93
103 124 Mask Uni. $87,595 4 $350,400 $124,719,100 3/08/85
104 125 The Aristocrats Think $87,287 4 $349,100 $9,132,900 7/29/05
105 25 Edward Scissorhands Fox $173,207 2 $346,400 $122,713,900 12/07/90
106 129 The Fighter Par. $85,958 4 $343,800 $108,543,200 12/10/10
107 138 Philadelphia TriS $84,485 4 $337,900 $170,094,200 12/31/93
108 140 The Piano Mira. $83,937 4 $335,800 $88,507,600 11/12/93
109 154 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $80,775 4 $323,100 $23,446,800 3/29/13
110 155 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $80,542 4 $322,200 $48,746,800 11/10/17
111 67 On Golden Pond Uni. $107,053 3 $321,200 $372,564,100 1/08/82
112 157 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $80,189 4 $320,800 $25,214,300 11/13/09
113 68 Dreamgirls P/DW $106,346 3 $319,000 $139,465,200 12/22/06
114 159 Philadelphia TriS $79,511 4 $318,000 $170,094,200 12/24/93
115 72 The Verdict Fox $105,102 3 $315,300 $159,733,800 12/10/82
116 166 Traffic USA $78,653 4 $314,600 $201,314,100 12/29/00
117 28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $156,594 2 $313,200 $93,060,400 5/25/01
118 173 Nine Wein. $77,575 4 $310,300 $23,229,200 12/18/09
119 175 Philadelphia TriS $77,422 4 $309,700 $170,094,200 1/07/94
120 77 On Golden Pond Uni. $102,825 3 $308,500 $372,564,100 1/15/82
121 180 Sideways FoxS $76,515 4 $306,100 $103,337,200 10/22/04
122 181 Bugsy TriS $76,512 4 $306,100 $108,357,500 12/13/91
123 182 Black Hawk Down SonR $76,245 4 $305,000 $171,653,000 1/04/02
124 84 Spring Breakers A24 $101,358 3 $304,100 $15,915,800 3/15/13
125 185 127 Hours FoxS $75,885 4 $303,500 $21,013,400 11/05/10
126 94 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $98,345 3 $295,000 $27,491,700 3/01/85
127 33 Bulworth Fox $138,792 2 $277,600 $51,925,100 5/15/98
128 34 On Golden Pond Uni. $138,487 2 $277,000 $372,564,100 1/01/82
129 111 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $91,160 3 $273,500 $19,518,400 12/06/96
130 114 The Mosquito Coast WB $90,986 3 $273,000 $33,971,200 11/28/86
131 36 Moulin Rouge! Fox $135,867 2 $271,700 $93,060,400 5/18/01
132 9 Frozen BV $267,583 1 $267,600 $450,196,500 11/22/13
133 130 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $85,930 3 $257,800 $139,584,500 7/15/88
134 131 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $85,676 3 $257,000 $139,584,500 7/22/88
135 133 The Killing Fields WB $85,412 3 $256,200 $89,827,200 11/23/84
136 41 There Will Be Blood ParV $127,252 2 $254,500 $51,433,500 12/28/07
137 147 The Killing Fields WB $82,686 3 $248,100 $89,827,200 11/16/84
138 153 Revolutionary Road ParV $80,937 3 $242,800 $28,194,000 12/26/08
139 11 Anastasia Fox $241,082 1 $241,100 $116,292,200 11/14/97
140 156 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $80,281 3 $240,800 $50,000,700 5/07/93
141 12 Red State SMod $238,528 1 $238,500 $1,282,900 3/04/11
142 162 Orlando SPC $79,108 3 $237,300 $11,795,300 6/11/93
143 164 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $78,751 3 $236,300 $24,749,800 9/24/04
144 178 A Passage to India Col. $77,027 3 $231,100 $70,369,500 12/14/84
145 179 Frost/Nixon Uni. $77,015 3 $231,000 $23,020,400 12/05/08
146 194 The Killing Fields WB $74,500 3 $223,500 $89,827,200 11/30/84
147 87 Green Card BV $100,873 2 $201,700 $65,171,100 1/04/91
148 103 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $94,514 2 $189,000 $29,393,000 10/21/94
149 116 Kids Mira. $90,437 2 $180,900 $15,642,300 7/21/95
150 118 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $90,024 2 $180,000 $15,867,600 9/28/07
151 137 Sarafina! BV $84,598 2 $169,200 $16,161,800 9/18/92
152 143 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $83,584 2 $167,200 $34,878,900 12/10/04
153 145 The Shape of Water FoxS $83,282 2 $166,600 $54,017,500 12/01/17
154 148 Talk to Her SPC $82,475 2 $164,900 $14,188,500 11/22/02
155 158 This Is My Life Fox $80,120 2 $160,200 $6,463,800 2/21/92
156 161 Grand Canyon Fox $79,211 2 $158,400 $73,535,200 1/03/92
157 165 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $78,656 2 $157,300 $7,503,400 8/03/01
158 167 Ed Wood BV $78,586 2 $157,200 $12,929,900 9/30/94
159 171 For the Boys Fox $77,788 2 $155,600 $38,944,800 11/22/91
160 177 The Grifters Mira. $77,079 2 $154,200 $29,319,900 12/07/90
161 184 Defiance ParV $75,996 2 $152,000 $35,249,200 1/02/09
162 187 Miami Rhapsody BV $75,360 2 $150,700 $11,018,700 1/27/95
163 190 Unzipped Mira. $75,206 2 $150,400 $6,067,400 8/04/95
164 31 The Crucible Fox $145,135 1 $145,100 $14,782,700 12/06/96
165 32 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $144,713 1 $144,700 $42,372,900 7/26/85
166 40 The Crucible Fox $130,836 1 $130,800 $14,782,700 11/29/96
167 50 After Hours WB $117,491 1 $117,500 $27,434,800 9/13/85
168 52 Howards End SPC $116,283 1 $116,300 $57,531,300 3/13/92
169 54 Maurice Cinc $115,696 1 $115,700 $5,724,700 9/18/87
170 62 Howards End SPC $109,027 1 $109,000 $57,531,300 3/20/92
171 63 The Mission WB $108,995 1 $109,000 $40,595,100 11/07/86
172 65 Howards End SPC $107,977 1 $108,000 $57,531,300 3/27/92
173 69 A Room with a View Cinc $106,325 1 $106,300 $49,235,500 3/07/86
174 70 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $106,319 1 $106,300 $5,479,700 3/18/05
175 74 Guiana 1838 RBC $104,823 1 $104,800 $333,900 9/24/04
176 75 Crossing Delancey WB $104,333 1 $104,300 $36,323,400 8/26/88
177 79 Wish You Were Here Atl $102,391 1 $102,400 $7,709,900 7/24/87
178 81 Howards End SPC $102,002 1 $102,000 $57,531,300 4/03/92
179 82 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $102,000 1 $102,000 $29,954,700 1/21/83
180 85 Metropolitan NL $101,269 1 $101,300 $6,376,500 8/03/90
181 88 Don't Think Twice TFA $100,144 1 $100,100 $4,752,700 7/22/16
182 89 The Mission WB $99,881 1 $99,900 $40,595,100 10/31/86
183 99 Howards End SPC $96,348 1 $96,300 $57,531,300 4/10/92
184 100 Night and the City Fox $95,198 1 $95,200 $13,720,800 10/16/92
185 104 Red State SMod $93,844 1 $93,800 $1,282,900 4/08/11
186 106 The Killing Fields WB $92,751 1 $92,800 $89,827,200 11/09/84
187 109 Sicko LGF $92,025 1 $92,000 $32,743,900 6/22/07
188 115 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $90,727 1 $90,700 $3,885,000 4/17/87
189 122 The Killing Fields WB $87,923 1 $87,900 $89,827,200 11/02/84
190 126 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $86,883 1 $86,900 $6,850,300 11/13/92
191 134 Lust, Caution Focus $85,286 1 $85,300 $6,138,700 9/28/07
192 135 Raising Arizona Fox $85,085 1 $85,100 $53,642,100 3/13/87
193 136 Under the Volcano Uni. $84,696 1 $84,700 $6,985,500 6/15/84
194 150 1984 Gold. $81,683 1 $81,700 $21,807,100 12/14/84
195 152 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $81,182 1 $81,200 $2,652,500 8/24/12
196 160 A Handful of Dust NL $79,225 1 $79,200 $3,485,900 6/24/88
197 170 Brazil Uni. $77,833 1 $77,800 $24,578,300 12/20/85
198 183 The Official Story ALM $76,093 1 $76,100 $76,100 11/08/85
199 189 Gothic Vest $75,274 1 $75,300 $2,151,000 4/10/87
200 192 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $74,961 1 $75,000 $3,580,600 4/16/93

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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