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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**
1 151 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $82,479 54 $4,453,900 $103,932,800 1/07/00
2 55 The Blair Witch Project Art. $116,443 31 $3,609,800 $256,456,200 7/23/99
3 86 The Blair Witch Project Art. $102,193 27 $2,759,200 $256,456,200 7/16/99
4 98 Evita BV $97,735 22 $2,150,200 $101,086,500 1/03/97
5 188 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $76,067 19 $1,445,300 $110,933,900 5/06/94
6 42 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $126,716 18 $2,280,900 $57,682,000 11/06/09
7 110 Black Swan FoxS $92,830 18 $1,670,900 $125,273,100 12/03/10
8 96 American Beauty DW $98,257 16 $1,572,100 $231,147,900 9/17/99
9 193 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $75,442 16 $1,207,100 $40,998,800 1/03/97
10 102 Up in the Air Par. $95,944 15 $1,439,200 $99,495,600 12/04/09
11 57 Annie Col. $115,002 14 $1,610,100 $179,910,500 5/21/82
12 107 Dances with Wolves Orion $93,647 14 $1,311,100 $405,092,500 11/09/90
13 108 Annie Col. $93,394 14 $1,307,500 $179,910,500 6/04/82
14 123 Dances with Wolves Orion $88,455 14 $1,238,400 $405,092,500 11/16/90
15 142 Annie Col. $84,445 14 $1,182,200 $179,910,500 6/11/82
16 191 Mystic River WB $75,779 13 $985,100 $136,921,100 10/10/03
17 144 New York Stories BV $84,126 12 $1,009,500 $25,132,800 3/03/89
18 95 Lincoln BV $98,856 11 $1,087,400 $210,726,000 11/09/12
19 199 To Die For Sony $74,878 11 $823,700 $45,358,000 9/29/95
20 46 Everest (IMAX) MFF $123,200 10 $1,232,000 $153,666,600 3/13/98
21 90 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $100,547 9 $904,900 $18,886,400 8/12/88
22 146 Syriana WB $83,784 9 $754,100 $72,970,200 12/02/05
23 45 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $123,378 8 $987,000 $81,995,500 12/09/05
24 93 Dead Poets Society BV $99,371 8 $795,000 $223,834,600 6/02/89
25 105 The Big Short Par. $93,969 8 $751,800 $75,551,000 12/11/15
26 200 The Commitments Fox $74,680 8 $597,400 $32,851,400 8/16/91
27 97 The Thin Red Line Fox $97,923 7 $685,500 $66,521,600 1/01/99
28 127 Adaptation. Sony $87,634 7 $613,400 $34,764,300 12/06/02
29 139 The Joy Luck Club BV $85,295 7 $597,100 $73,669,900 9/17/93
30 141 The Kids Are All Right Focus $84,502 7 $591,500 $25,016,700 7/09/10
31 163 Juno FoxS $79,663 7 $557,600 $186,130,700 12/07/07
32 168 Good Will Hunting Mira. $78,738 7 $551,200 $273,620,000 12/05/97
33 169 Babel ParV $78,719 7 $551,000 $47,532,400 10/27/06
34 198 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $75,008 7 $525,100 $84,731,700 7/28/06
35 2 Pocahontas BV $955,311 6 $5,731,900 $301,711,400 6/16/95
36 37 American Hustle Sony $137,006 6 $822,000 $172,612,100 12/13/13
37 48 Blue Jasmine SPC $120,618 6 $723,700 $39,277,900 7/26/13
38 58 Midnight in Paris SPC $114,821 6 $688,900 $65,840,900 5/20/11
39 91 Platoon Orion $100,396 6 $602,400 $328,491,700 12/19/86
40 172 The Last Emperor Col. $78,527 6 $471,200 $99,717,700 11/27/87
41 186 A Soldier's Story Col. $76,513 6 $459,100 $59,781,300 9/21/84
42 195 The Freshman TriS $75,194 6 $451,200 $47,030,700 7/20/90
43 196 Sicario LGF $75,150 6 $450,900 $49,996,900 9/18/15
44 197 About Schmidt NL $75,087 6 $450,500 $100,051,000 12/13/02
45 20 La La Land LG/S $185,844 5 $929,200 $158,589,200 12/09/16
46 24 The Master Wein. $175,465 5 $877,300 $19,141,500 9/14/12
47 27 Brokeback Mountain Focus $158,335 5 $791,700 $117,846,100 12/09/05
48 53 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $117,175 5 $585,900 $28,470,900 10/11/02
49 60 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $112,271 5 $561,400 $77,166,800 9/16/05
50 61 The Thin Red Line Fox $111,687 5 $558,400 $66,521,600 12/25/98
51 66 Syriana WB $108,319 5 $541,600 $72,970,200 11/25/05
52 101 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $96,074 5 $480,400 $111,737,700 12/21/12
53 119 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $90,728 5 $453,600 $83,680,700 12/14/01
54 121 Boyhood IFC $88,942 5 $444,700 $29,037,200 7/11/14
55 128 The Big Sick LGF $87,330 5 $436,700 $44,500,500 6/23/17
56 132 A Soldier's Story Col. $86,288 5 $431,400 $59,781,300 9/14/84
57 149 To Rome with Love SPC $82,508 5 $412,500 $19,849,300 6/22/12
58 174 Cafe Society LGF $78,275 5 $391,400 $12,092,300 7/15/16
59 176 The Paper Uni. $77,844 5 $389,200 $86,100,900 3/18/94
60 13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $236,166 4 $944,700 $66,830,500 3/07/14
61 19 American Sniper WB $193,194 4 $772,800 $399,351,600 1/02/15
62 23 American Sniper WB $176,872 4 $707,500 $399,351,600 12/26/14
63 26 American Sniper WB $165,399 4 $661,600 $399,351,600 1/09/15
64 29 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $149,266 4 $597,100 $53,542,100 5/25/12
65 35 Steve Jobs Uni. $138,923 4 $555,700 $18,930,700 10/09/15
66 39 The Imitation Game Wein. $133,843 4 $535,400 $103,811,500 11/28/14
67 43 The Revenant Fox $126,413 4 $505,700 $198,368,200 12/25/15
68 44 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $124,696 4 $498,800 $279,554,500 1/01/88
69 47 The Revenant Fox $120,961 4 $483,800 $198,368,200 1/01/16
70 51 Birdman FoxS $118,499 4 $474,000 $47,762,200 10/17/14
71 56 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $115,168 4 $460,700 $279,554,500 12/25/87
72 59 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $112,520 4 $450,100 $15,230,100 12/06/13
73 64 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $109,037 4 $436,100 $19,075,500 10/01/04
74 71 The Tree of Life FoxS $107,226 4 $428,900 $15,419,900 5/27/11
75 73 Moonlight (2016) A24 $106,008 4 $424,000 $29,281,600 10/21/16
76 76 Call Me by Your Name SPC $104,245 4 $417,000 $18,304,400 11/24/17
77 78 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $103,759 4 $415,000 $279,554,500 1/08/88
78 80 Gandhi Col. $103,383 4 $413,500 $155,348,400 12/10/82
79 83 The King's Speech Wein. $102,841 4 $411,400 $159,417,200 11/26/10
80 92 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $99,540 4 $398,200 $34,173,300 5/26/06
81 112 Lady Bird A24 $92,002 4 $368,000 $49,480,100 11/03/17
82 113 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $91,920 4 $367,700 $28,304,400 12/09/11
83 117 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $91,054 4 $364,200 $57,772,100 8/04/89
84 120 Punchline Col. $90,636 4 $362,500 $47,461,200 9/30/88
85 124 Mask Uni. $88,454 4 $353,800 $125,941,900 3/08/85
86 125 The Aristocrats Think $88,143 4 $352,600 $9,222,400 7/29/05
87 129 The Fighter Par. $86,801 4 $347,200 $109,607,300 12/10/10
88 138 Philadelphia TriS $85,313 4 $341,300 $171,761,800 12/31/93
89 140 The Piano Mira. $84,760 4 $339,000 $89,375,300 11/12/93
90 154 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $81,567 4 $326,300 $23,676,700 3/29/13
91 155 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $81,332 4 $325,300 $55,116,600 11/10/17
92 157 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $80,975 4 $323,900 $25,462,000 11/13/09
93 159 Philadelphia TriS $80,291 4 $321,200 $171,761,800 12/24/93
94 166 Traffic USA $79,424 4 $317,700 $203,287,800 12/29/00
95 173 Nine Wein. $78,336 4 $313,300 $23,457,000 12/18/09
96 175 Philadelphia TriS $78,181 4 $312,700 $171,761,800 1/07/94
97 180 Sideways FoxS $77,265 4 $309,100 $104,350,300 10/22/04
98 181 Bugsy TriS $77,262 4 $309,100 $109,419,800 12/13/91
99 182 Black Hawk Down SonR $76,992 4 $308,000 $173,335,800 1/04/02
100 185 127 Hours FoxS $76,629 4 $306,500 $21,399,400 11/05/10
101 21 Dreamgirls P/DW $178,771 3 $536,300 $140,832,500 12/15/06
102 30 Victor/Victoria MGM $146,756 3 $440,300 $88,965,100 3/19/82
103 38 Victor/Victoria MGM $136,509 3 $409,500 $88,965,100 3/26/82
104 49 The Joy Luck Club BV $118,681 3 $356,000 $73,669,900 9/10/93
105 67 On Golden Pond Uni. $108,103 3 $324,300 $376,216,700 1/08/82
106 68 Dreamgirls P/DW $107,389 3 $322,200 $140,832,500 12/22/06
107 72 The Verdict Fox $106,132 3 $318,400 $161,299,900 12/10/82
108 77 On Golden Pond Uni. $103,833 3 $311,500 $376,216,700 1/15/82
109 84 Spring Breakers A24 $102,352 3 $307,100 $16,071,900 3/15/13
110 94 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $99,309 3 $297,900 $27,761,200 3/01/85
111 111 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $92,054 3 $276,200 $19,709,800 12/06/96
112 114 The Mosquito Coast WB $91,878 3 $275,600 $34,304,200 11/28/86
113 130 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $86,773 3 $260,300 $140,953,000 7/15/88
114 131 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $86,515 3 $259,600 $140,953,000 7/22/88
115 133 The Killing Fields WB $86,250 3 $258,700 $90,707,900 11/23/84
116 147 The Killing Fields WB $83,496 3 $250,500 $90,707,900 11/16/84
117 153 Revolutionary Road ParV $81,731 3 $245,200 $28,470,400 12/26/08
118 156 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $81,068 3 $243,200 $50,490,900 5/07/93
119 162 Orlando SPC $79,883 3 $239,700 $11,910,900 6/11/93
120 164 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $79,523 3 $238,600 $24,992,400 9/24/04
121 178 A Passage to India Col. $77,782 3 $233,400 $71,059,400 12/14/84
122 179 Frost/Nixon Uni. $77,770 3 $233,300 $23,246,100 12/05/08
123 194 The Killing Fields WB $75,230 3 $225,700 $90,707,900 11/30/84
124 1 The Lion King BV $1,759,475 2 $3,518,900 $691,768,000 6/17/94
125 3 Hercules BV $860,456 2 $1,720,900 $200,167,600 6/20/97
126 7 The Princess and the Frog BV $478,842 2 $957,700 $125,697,300 11/27/09
127 8 The Princess and the Frog BV $455,405 2 $910,800 $125,697,300 12/04/09
128 10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $269,428 2 $538,900 $137,668,500 6/08/01
129 14 Brother Bear BV $224,402 2 $448,800 $131,022,200 10/24/03
130 15 Aladdin BV $219,648 2 $439,300 $486,140,600 11/13/92
131 16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $214,097 2 $428,200 $111,963,300 10/15/93
132 17 Evita BV $204,573 2 $409,100 $101,086,500 12/27/96
133 18 Aladdin BV $194,080 2 $388,200 $486,140,600 11/20/92
134 22 Beauty and the Beast BV $178,515 2 $357,000 $324,132,200 11/15/91
135 25 Edward Scissorhands Fox $174,905 2 $349,800 $123,917,000 12/07/90
136 28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $158,129 2 $316,300 $93,972,700 5/25/01
137 33 Bulworth Fox $140,153 2 $280,300 $52,434,200 5/15/98
138 34 On Golden Pond Uni. $139,845 2 $279,700 $376,216,700 1/01/82
139 36 Moulin Rouge! Fox $137,199 2 $274,400 $93,972,700 5/18/01
140 41 There Will Be Blood ParV $128,500 2 $257,000 $51,937,700 12/28/07
141 87 Green Card BV $101,862 2 $203,700 $65,810,000 1/04/91
142 103 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $95,441 2 $190,900 $29,681,200 10/21/94
143 116 Kids Mira. $91,323 2 $182,600 $15,795,700 7/21/95
144 118 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $90,907 2 $181,800 $16,023,200 9/28/07
145 137 Sarafina! BV $85,427 2 $170,900 $16,320,200 9/18/92
146 143 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $84,403 2 $168,800 $35,220,800 12/10/04
147 145 The Shape of Water FoxS $84,098 2 $168,200 $64,599,500 12/01/17
148 148 Talk to Her SPC $83,283 2 $166,600 $14,327,600 11/22/02
149 158 This Is My Life Fox $80,906 2 $161,800 $6,527,200 2/21/92
150 161 Grand Canyon Fox $79,988 2 $160,000 $74,256,100 1/03/92
151 165 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $79,427 2 $158,900 $7,577,000 8/03/01
152 167 Ed Wood BV $79,356 2 $158,700 $13,056,600 9/30/94
153 171 For the Boys Fox $78,551 2 $157,100 $39,326,600 11/22/91
154 177 The Grifters Mira. $77,835 2 $155,700 $29,607,400 12/07/90
155 184 Defiance ParV $76,741 2 $153,500 $35,594,800 1/02/09
156 187 Miami Rhapsody BV $76,099 2 $152,200 $11,126,700 1/27/95
157 190 Unzipped Mira. $75,944 2 $151,900 $6,126,900 8/04/95
158 4 A Bug's Life BV $575,414 1 $575,400 $316,436,100 11/20/98
159 5 Toy Story 2 BV $547,738 1 $547,700 $443,444,500 11/19/99
160 6 Hercules BV $504,027 1 $504,000 $200,167,600 6/13/97
161 9 Frozen BV $270,207 1 $270,200 $454,610,200 11/22/13
162 11 Anastasia Fox $243,446 1 $243,400 $117,432,300 11/14/97
163 12 Red State SMod $240,867 1 $240,900 $1,295,500 3/04/11
164 31 The Crucible Fox $146,558 1 $146,600 $14,927,700 12/06/96
165 32 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $146,132 1 $146,100 $42,788,300 7/26/85
166 40 The Crucible Fox $132,118 1 $132,100 $14,927,700 11/29/96
167 50 After Hours WB $118,643 1 $118,600 $27,703,800 9/13/85
168 52 Howards End SPC $117,423 1 $117,400 $58,095,300 3/13/92
169 54 Maurice Cinc $116,830 1 $116,800 $5,780,800 9/18/87
170 62 Howards End SPC $110,096 1 $110,100 $58,095,300 3/20/92
171 63 The Mission WB $110,063 1 $110,100 $40,993,100 11/07/86
172 65 Howards End SPC $109,035 1 $109,000 $58,095,300 3/27/92
173 69 A Room with a View Cinc $107,367 1 $107,400 $49,718,200 3/07/86
174 70 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $107,361 1 $107,400 $5,533,500 3/18/05
175 74 Guiana 1838 RBC $105,851 1 $105,900 $337,100 9/24/04
176 75 Crossing Delancey WB $105,355 1 $105,400 $36,679,500 8/26/88
177 79 Wish You Were Here Atl $103,395 1 $103,400 $7,785,400 7/24/87
178 81 Howards End SPC $103,002 1 $103,000 $58,095,300 4/03/92
179 82 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $103,000 1 $103,000 $30,248,400 1/21/83
180 85 Metropolitan NL $102,261 1 $102,300 $6,439,100 8/03/90
181 88 Don't Think Twice TFA $101,126 1 $101,100 $4,799,200 7/22/16
182 89 The Mission WB $100,861 1 $100,900 $40,993,100 10/31/86
183 99 Howards End SPC $97,293 1 $97,300 $58,095,300 4/10/92
184 100 Night and the City Fox $96,131 1 $96,100 $13,855,300 10/16/92
185 104 Red State SMod $94,764 1 $94,800 $1,295,500 4/08/11
186 106 The Killing Fields WB $93,660 1 $93,700 $90,707,900 11/09/84
187 109 Sicko LGF $92,928 1 $92,900 $33,064,900 6/22/07
188 115 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $91,617 1 $91,600 $3,923,100 4/17/87
189 122 The Killing Fields WB $88,785 1 $88,800 $90,707,900 11/02/84
190 126 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $87,734 1 $87,700 $6,917,500 11/13/92
191 134 Lust, Caution Focus $86,122 1 $86,100 $6,198,900 9/28/07
192 135 Raising Arizona Fox $85,919 1 $85,900 $54,168,000 3/13/87
193 136 Under the Volcano Uni. $85,527 1 $85,500 $7,054,000 6/15/84
194 150 1984 Gold. $82,484 1 $82,500 $22,020,900 12/14/84
195 152 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $81,978 1 $82,000 $2,678,500 8/24/12
196 160 A Handful of Dust NL $80,002 1 $80,000 $3,520,100 6/24/88
197 170 Brazil Uni. $78,597 1 $78,600 $24,819,200 12/20/85
198 183 The Official Story ALM $76,839 1 $76,800 $76,800 11/08/85
199 189 Gothic Vest $76,012 1 $76,000 $2,172,100 4/10/87
200 192 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $75,696 1 $75,700 $3,615,700 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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