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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 The Lion King BV $1,742,393 2 $3,484,800 $685,051,800 6/17/94
2 Pocahontas BV $946,036 6 $5,676,200 $298,782,100 6/16/95
3 A Bug's Life BV $569,827 1 $569,800 $313,363,900 11/20/98
4 Toy Story 2 BV $542,421 1 $542,400 $439,139,300 11/19/99
5 Hercules BV $499,134 1 $499,100 $198,224,200 6/13/97
6 The Princess and the Frog BV $474,193 2 $948,400 $124,476,200 11/27/09
7 Frozen BV $267,583 1 $267,600 $450,196,500 11/22/13
8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $266,812 2 $533,600 $136,331,900 6/08/01
9 Anastasia Fox $241,082 1 $241,100 $116,292,200 11/14/97
10 Red State SMod $238,528 1 $238,500 $1,282,900 3/04/11
11 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $233,873 4 $935,500 $66,181,700 3/07/14
12 Brother Bear BV $222,223 2 $444,400 $129,750,200 10/24/03
13 Aladdin BV $217,515 2 $435,000 $481,420,700 11/13/92
14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $212,018 2 $424,000 $110,876,300 10/15/93
15 Evita BV $202,587 2 $405,200 $100,105,100 12/27/96
16 La La Land LG/S $184,040 5 $920,200 $157,049,500 12/09/16
17 Dreamgirls P/DW $177,035 3 $531,100 $139,465,200 12/15/06
18 Beauty and the Beast BV $176,782 2 $353,600 $320,985,300 11/15/91
19 American Sniper WB $175,154 4 $700,600 $395,474,400 12/26/14
20 The Master Wein. $173,762 5 $868,800 $18,955,600 9/14/12
21 Edward Scissorhands Fox $173,207 2 $346,400 $122,713,900 12/07/90
22 Brokeback Mountain Focus $156,798 5 $784,000 $116,702,000 12/09/05
23 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $147,817 4 $591,300 $53,022,200 5/25/12
24 Victor/Victoria MGM $145,331 3 $436,000 $88,101,300 3/19/82
25 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $144,713 1 $144,700 $42,372,900 7/26/85
26 Bulworth Fox $138,792 2 $277,600 $51,925,100 5/15/98
27 Steve Jobs Uni. $137,574 4 $550,300 $18,746,900 10/09/15
28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $135,867 2 $271,700 $93,060,400 5/18/01
29 American Hustle Sony $135,676 6 $814,100 $170,936,300 12/13/13
30 The Imitation Game Wein. $132,544 4 $530,200 $102,803,600 11/28/14
31 The Crucible Fox $130,836 1 $130,800 $14,782,700 11/29/96
32 There Will Be Blood ParV $127,252 2 $254,500 $51,433,500 12/28/07
33 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $125,486 18 $2,258,800 $57,122,000 11/06/09
34 The Revenant Fox $125,186 4 $500,700 $196,442,300 12/25/15
35 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $122,180 8 $977,400 $81,199,500 12/09/05
36 Blue Jasmine SPC $119,447 6 $716,700 $38,896,600 7/26/13
37 The Joy Luck Club BV $117,528 3 $352,600 $72,954,700 9/10/93
38 After Hours WB $117,491 1 $117,500 $27,434,800 9/13/85
39 Birdman FoxS $117,348 4 $469,400 $47,298,400 10/17/14
40 Howards End SPC $116,283 1 $116,300 $57,531,300 3/13/92
41 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $116,038 5 $580,200 $28,194,500 10/11/02
42 Maurice Cinc $115,696 1 $115,700 $5,724,700 9/18/87
43 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $114,050 4 $456,200 $276,840,400 12/25/87
44 Annie Col. $113,885 14 $1,594,400 $178,163,800 5/21/82
45 Midnight in Paris SPC $113,707 6 $682,200 $65,201,700 5/20/11
46 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $111,428 4 $445,700 $15,082,300 12/06/13
47 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $111,181 5 $555,900 $76,417,600 9/16/05
48 The Thin Red Line Fox $110,602 5 $553,000 $65,875,700 12/25/98
49 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $107,978 4 $431,900 $18,890,300 10/01/04
50 Syriana WB $107,267 5 $536,300 $72,261,700 11/25/05
51 A Room with a View Cinc $106,325 1 $106,300 $49,235,500 3/07/86
52 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $106,319 1 $106,300 $5,479,700 3/18/05
53 The Tree of Life FoxS $106,185 4 $424,700 $15,270,200 5/27/11
54 The Verdict Fox $105,102 3 $315,300 $159,733,800 12/10/82
55 Moonlight (2016) A24 $104,979 4 $419,900 $28,997,300 10/21/16
56 Guiana 1838 RBC $104,823 1 $104,800 $333,900 9/24/04
57 Crossing Delancey WB $104,333 1 $104,300 $36,323,400 8/26/88
58 Call Me by Your Name SPC $103,233 4 $412,900 $9,202,900 11/24/17
59 Wish You Were Here Atl $102,391 1 $102,400 $7,709,900 7/24/87
60 Gandhi Col. $102,379 4 $409,500 $153,840,200 12/10/82
61 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $102,000 1 $102,000 $29,954,700 1/21/83
62 The King's Speech Wein. $101,843 4 $407,400 $157,869,500 11/26/10
63 Spring Breakers A24 $101,358 3 $304,100 $15,915,800 3/15/13
64 Metropolitan NL $101,269 1 $101,300 $6,376,500 8/03/90
65 The Blair Witch Project Art. $101,200 27 $2,732,400 $253,966,300 7/16/99
66 Don't Think Twice TFA $100,144 1 $100,100 $4,752,700 7/22/16
67 The Mission WB $99,881 1 $99,900 $40,595,100 10/31/86
68 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $99,571 9 $896,100 $18,703,000 8/12/88
69 Platoon Orion $99,421 6 $596,500 $325,302,500 12/19/86
70 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $98,572 4 $394,300 $33,841,500 5/26/06
71 Dead Poets Society BV $98,406 8 $787,300 $221,661,400 6/02/89
72 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $98,345 3 $295,000 $27,491,700 3/01/85
73 Lincoln BV $97,896 11 $1,076,900 $208,680,100 11/09/12
74 American Beauty DW $97,303 16 $1,556,900 $228,903,700 9/17/99
75 Night and the City Fox $95,198 1 $95,200 $13,720,800 10/16/92
76 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $95,141 5 $475,700 $110,652,900 12/21/12
77 Up in the Air Par. $95,012 15 $1,425,200 $98,528,600 12/04/09
78 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $94,514 2 $189,000 $29,393,000 10/21/94
79 The Big Short Par. $93,057 8 $744,500 $74,817,500 12/11/15
80 Dances with Wolves Orion $92,738 14 $1,298,300 $401,159,500 11/09/90
81 Sicko LGF $92,025 1 $92,000 $32,743,900 6/22/07
82 Black Swan FoxS $91,928 18 $1,654,700 $124,065,200 12/03/10
83 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $91,160 3 $273,500 $19,518,400 12/06/96
84 Lady Bird A24 $91,109 4 $364,400 $39,180,700 11/03/17
85 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $91,027 4 $364,100 $28,029,600 12/09/11
86 The Mosquito Coast WB $90,986 3 $273,000 $33,971,200 11/28/86
87 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $90,727 1 $90,700 $3,885,000 4/17/87
88 Kids Mira. $90,437 2 $180,900 $15,642,300 7/21/95
89 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $90,170 4 $360,700 $57,211,200 8/04/89
90 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $90,024 2 $180,000 $15,867,600 9/28/07
91 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $89,847 5 $449,200 $82,868,300 12/14/01
92 Punchline Col. $89,756 4 $359,000 $47,000,400 9/30/88
93 Boyhood IFC $88,078 5 $440,400 $28,755,300 7/11/14
94 The Killing Fields WB $87,923 1 $87,900 $89,827,200 11/02/84
95 Mask Uni. $87,595 4 $350,400 $124,719,100 3/08/85
96 The Aristocrats Think $87,287 4 $349,100 $9,132,900 7/29/05
97 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $86,883 1 $86,900 $6,850,300 11/13/92
98 Adaptation. Sony $86,783 7 $607,500 $34,426,800 12/06/02
99 The Big Sick LGF $86,482 5 $432,400 $44,072,100 6/23/17
100 The Fighter Par. $85,958 4 $343,800 $108,543,200 12/10/10
101 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $85,930 3 $257,800 $139,584,500 7/15/88
102 A Soldier's Story Col. $85,450 5 $427,300 $59,200,900 9/14/84
103 Lust, Caution Focus $85,286 1 $85,300 $6,138,700 9/28/07
104 Raising Arizona Fox $85,085 1 $85,100 $53,642,100 3/13/87
105 Under the Volcano Uni. $84,696 1 $84,700 $6,985,500 6/15/84
106 Sarafina! BV $84,598 2 $169,200 $16,161,800 9/18/92
107 The Piano Mira. $83,937 4 $335,800 $88,507,600 11/12/93
108 The Kids Are All Right Focus $83,682 7 $585,800 $24,031,200 7/09/10
109 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $83,584 2 $167,200 $34,878,900 12/10/04
110 New York Stories BV $83,309 12 $999,700 $24,888,800 3/03/89
111 The Shape of Water FoxS $83,282 2 $166,600 $30,209,000 12/01/17
112 Talk to Her SPC $82,475 2 $164,900 $14,188,500 11/22/02
113 To Rome with Love SPC $81,707 5 $408,500 $19,656,600 6/22/12
114 1984 Gold. $81,683 1 $81,700 $21,807,100 12/14/84
115 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $81,182 1 $81,200 $2,652,500 8/24/12
116 Revolutionary Road ParV $80,937 3 $242,800 $28,194,000 12/26/08
117 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $80,775 4 $323,100 $23,446,800 3/29/13
118 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $80,542 4 $322,200 $32,077,400 11/10/17
119 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $80,281 3 $240,800 $50,000,700 5/07/93
120 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $80,189 4 $320,800 $25,214,300 11/13/09
121 This Is My Life Fox $80,120 2 $160,200 $6,463,800 2/21/92
122 Philadelphia TriS $79,511 4 $318,000 $170,094,200 12/24/93
123 A Handful of Dust NL $79,225 1 $79,200 $3,485,900 6/24/88
124 Orlando SPC $79,108 3 $237,300 $11,795,300 6/11/93
125 Juno FoxS $78,889 7 $552,200 $184,323,600 12/07/07
126 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $78,751 3 $236,300 $24,749,800 9/24/04
127 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $78,656 2 $157,300 $7,503,400 8/03/01
128 Traffic USA $78,653 4 $314,600 $201,314,100 12/29/00
129 Ed Wood BV $78,586 2 $157,200 $12,929,900 9/30/94
130 Good Will Hunting Mira. $77,974 7 $545,800 $270,963,500 12/05/97
131 Babel ParV $77,954 7 $545,700 $47,070,900 10/27/06
132 Brazil Uni. $77,833 1 $77,800 $24,578,300 12/20/85
133 For the Boys Fox $77,788 2 $155,600 $38,944,800 11/22/91
134 Nine Wein. $77,575 4 $310,300 $23,229,200 12/18/09
135 Cafe Society LGF $77,515 5 $387,600 $11,974,900 7/15/16
136 The Paper Uni. $77,088 5 $385,400 $85,264,900 3/18/94
137 The Grifters Mira. $77,079 2 $154,200 $29,319,900 12/07/90
138 A Passage to India Col. $77,027 3 $231,100 $70,369,500 12/14/84
139 Frost/Nixon Uni. $77,015 3 $231,000 $23,020,400 12/05/08
140 Sideways FoxS $76,515 4 $306,100 $103,337,200 10/22/04
141 Bugsy TriS $76,512 4 $306,100 $108,357,500 12/13/91
142 The Official Story ALM $76,093 1 $76,100 $76,100 11/08/85
143 Defiance ParV $75,996 2 $152,000 $35,249,200 1/02/09
144 127 Hours FoxS $75,885 4 $303,500 $21,013,400 11/05/10
145 Miami Rhapsody BV $75,360 2 $150,700 $11,018,700 1/27/95
146 Gothic Vest $75,274 1 $75,300 $2,151,000 4/10/87
147 Unzipped Mira. $75,206 2 $150,400 $6,067,400 8/04/95
148 Mystic River WB $75,043 13 $975,600 $135,591,800 10/10/03
149 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $74,961 1 $75,000 $3,580,600 4/16/93
150 The Freshman TriS $74,464 6 $446,800 $46,574,100 7/20/90
151 Sicario LGF $74,420 6 $446,500 $49,511,500 9/18/15
152 About Schmidt NL $74,358 6 $446,100 $99,079,600 12/13/02
153 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $74,280 7 $520,000 $83,909,000 7/28/06
154 To Die For Sony $74,151 11 $815,700 $44,917,700 9/29/95
155 The Commitments Fox $73,955 8 $591,600 $32,532,500 8/16/91
156 Amelie Mira. $73,781 3 $221,300 $53,109,300 11/02/01
157 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $73,698 5 $368,500 $34,748,800 3/17/06
158 Grand Canyon Fox $73,643 2 $147,300 $73,535,200 12/27/91
159 Black Hawk Down SonR $72,913 4 $291,700 $171,653,000 12/28/01
160 Bad Education SPC $72,617 3 $217,900 $7,532,200 11/19/04
161 Inherent Vice WB $72,596 5 $363,000 $9,151,100 12/12/14
162 One Hour Photo FoxS $72,571 7 $508,000 $49,923,500 8/23/02
163 In Good Company Uni. $72,442 3 $217,300 $65,604,800 12/31/04
164 Mountains of the Moon TriS $72,357 2 $144,700 $8,706,400 2/23/90
165 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $72,289 4 $289,200 $6,722,000 8/26/83
166 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $72,243 54 $3,901,100 $102,923,700 12/31/99
167 Kundun BV $72,096 2 $144,200 $11,128,300 12/26/97
168 Eleni WB $72,082 1 $72,100 $789,000 11/01/85
169 Fool for Love Can. $71,935 2 $143,900 $2,078,000 12/06/85
170 Agnes of God Col. $71,614 8 $572,900 $66,271,400 9/13/85
171 Educating Rita Col. $71,417 3 $214,300 $42,688,700 9/23/83
172 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $71,362 4 $285,400 $17,328,300 9/25/09
173 Stealing Beauty FoxS $71,326 3 $214,000 $9,807,900 6/14/96
174 Everest (IMAX) MFF $71,295 10 $713,000 $152,174,600 3/06/98
175 Deconstructing Harry FL $71,294 10 $713,000 $20,918,000 12/12/97
176 Into the Wild ParV $70,865 4 $283,500 $24,407,200 9/21/07
177 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $70,855 2 $141,700 $8,870,400 5/04/90
178 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $70,596 16 $1,129,500 $208,457,200 12/08/00
179 The Whistle Blower Hemd $70,517 1 $70,500 $3,521,700 7/10/87
180 She's Gotta Have It Isld $70,453 1 $70,500 $17,661,000 8/08/86
181 The Last Emperor Col. $70,181 5 $350,900 $98,749,600 11/20/87
182 Sophie's Choice Uni. $70,127 9 $631,100 $87,607,200 12/10/82
183 Match Point DW $69,830 8 $558,600 $32,453,700 12/30/05
184 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. $68,843 7 $481,900 $24,642,500 8/12/94
185 Nell Fox $68,808 2 $137,600 $71,651,800 12/16/94
186 A Civil Action BV $68,584 2 $137,200 $102,503,200 12/25/98
187 Down with Love Fox $68,552 1 $68,600 $30,912,500 5/09/03
188 Trainspotting Mira. $68,194 8 $545,600 $34,250,700 7/19/96
189 Enough Said FoxS $68,147 4 $272,600 $19,328,200 9/20/13
190 The Fisher King TriS $67,958 10 $679,600 $91,354,100 9/20/91
191 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $67,926 16 $1,086,800 $40,600,800 12/27/96
192 Too Beautiful For You OrionC $67,728 1 $67,700 $3,855,300 3/02/90
193 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $67,432 4 $269,700 $14,843,700 3/13/09
194 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $67,363 4 $269,500 $20,254,700 9/21/12
195 Defending Your Life WB $67,321 3 $202,000 $35,697,600 3/22/91
196 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey BV $67,267 2 $134,500 $92,760,800 2/05/93
197 Manchester by the Sea RAtt. $66,970 4 $267,900 $49,672,600 11/18/16
198 Return of the Jedi Fox $66,950 1,002 $67,085,700 $743,427,500 5/27/83
199 Carol Wein. $66,875 4 $267,500 $13,544,300 11/20/15
200 Country BV $66,782 1 $66,800 $26,337,900 9/28/84

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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