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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Total Gross^Date**
1 105 Marvel's The Avengers BV $47,698 4,349 $207,438,708 $623,357,910 5/04/12
2 197 The Dark Knight WB $36,283 4,366 $158,411,483 $533,345,358 7/18/08
3 192 The Dark Knight Rises WB $36,532 4,404 $160,887,295 $448,139,099 7/20/12
4 176 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire LGF $37,971 4,163 $158,074,286 $424,668,047 11/22/13
5 149 Iron Man 3 BV $40,946 4,253 $174,144,585 $409,013,994 5/03/13
6 184 The Hunger Games LGF $36,871 4,137 $152,535,747 $408,010,692 3/23/12
7 7 Frozen BV $243,390 1 $243,390 $400,738,009 11/22/13
8 167 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 WB $38,672 4,375 $169,189,427 $381,011,219 7/15/11
9 1 The Lion King BV $793,377 2 $1,586,753 $312,855,561 6/17/94
10 4 Toy Story 2 BV $300,163 1 $300,163 $245,852,179 11/19/99
11 24 Aladdin BV $98,332 2 $196,664 $217,350,219 11/13/92
12 136 Dances with Wolves Orion $42,732 14 $598,257 $184,208,848 11/09/90
13 31 Lincoln BV $85,846 11 $944,308 $182,207,973 11/09/12
14 5 A Bug's Life BV $291,121 1 $291,121 $162,798,565 11/20/98
15 15 American Hustle Sony $123,409 6 $740,455 $150,117,807 12/13/13
16 120 Gran Torino WB $45,287 6 $271,720 $148,095,302 12/12/08
17 35 Beauty and the Beast BV $81,073 2 $162,146 $145,863,363 11/15/91
18 66 Juno FoxS $59,124 7 $413,869 $143,495,265 12/07/07
19 2 Pocahontas BV $448,285 6 $2,689,714 $141,579,773 6/16/95
20 72 The Blair Witch Project Art. $56,002 27 $1,512,054 $140,539,099 7/16/99
21 156 Platoon Orion $40,180 6 $241,080 $138,530,565 12/19/86
22 164 Good Will Hunting Mira. $38,987 7 $272,912 $138,433,435 12/05/97
23 29 The King's Speech Wein. $88,863 4 $355,450 $135,453,143 11/26/10
24 80 American Beauty DW $53,845 16 $861,531 $130,096,601 9/17/99
25 145 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $41,450 16 $663,205 $128,078,872 12/08/00
26 117 Lone Survivor Uni. $45,436 2 $90,872 $125,095,601 12/27/13
27 111 Traffic USA $46,181 4 $184,725 $124,115,725 12/29/00
28 101 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $48,577 4 $194,308 $123,922,370 12/25/87
29 123 Black Hawk Down SonR $44,955 4 $179,823 $108,638,745 12/28/01
30 36 Black Swan FoxS $80,212 18 $1,443,809 $106,954,678 12/03/10
31 3 The Princess and the Frog BV $393,095 2 $786,190 $104,400,899 11/27/09
32 14 Dreamgirls P/DW $126,316 3 $378,950 $103,365,956 12/15/06
33 6 Hercules BV $249,567 1 $249,567 $99,112,101 6/13/97
34 137 Dead Poets Society BV $42,557 8 $340,456 $95,860,116 6/02/89
35 34 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $83,430 5 $417,150 $95,720,716 12/21/12
36 42 The Fighter Par. $75,003 4 $300,010 $93,617,009 12/10/10
37 97 Mystic River WB $49,293 13 $640,815 $90,135,191 10/10/03
38 195 Everest (IMAX) MFF $36,424 10 $364,244 $87,178,599 3/06/98
39 12 Brother Bear BV $145,970 2 $291,940 $85,336,277 10/24/03
40 10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $164,505 2 $329,011 $84,056,472 6/08/01
41 38 Up in the Air Par. $78,763 15 $1,181,450 $83,823,381 12/04/09
42 18 Brokeback Mountain Focus $109,485 5 $547,425 $83,043,761 12/09/05
43 148 The Descendants FoxS $41,038 29 $1,190,096 $82,584,160 11/18/11
44 128 No Country for Old Men Mira. $43,797 28 $1,226,333 $74,283,625 11/09/07
45 89 Sideways FoxS $51,760 4 $207,042 $71,503,593 10/22/04
46 115 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour BV $45,561 683 $31,117,834 $65,281,781 2/01/08
47 106 About Schmidt NL $47,061 6 $282,367 $65,016,287 12/13/02
48 169 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $38,472 3 $115,418 $62,493,712 7/15/88
49 139 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $42,417 54 $2,290,525 $60,655,420 12/31/99
50 85 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $52,999 7 $370,998 $59,891,098 7/28/06
51 9 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $202,792 4 $811,166 $59,076,019 3/07/14
52 16 Anastasia Fox $120,541 1 $120,541 $58,406,347 11/14/97
53 32 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $85,313 8 $682,504 $57,490,508 12/09/05
54 33 Moulin Rouge! Fox $83,770 2 $167,540 $57,386,607 5/18/01
55 193 Annie Col. $36,473 14 $510,632 $57,059,003 5/21/82
56 23 Midnight in Paris SPC $99,834 6 $599,003 $56,817,045 5/20/11
57 100 12 Years a Slave FoxS $48,617 19 $923,715 $56,671,993 10/18/13
58 150 The Queen Mira. $40,671 3 $122,014 $56,441,711 9/29/06
59 37 Edward Scissorhands Fox $79,811 2 $159,622 $56,362,352 12/07/90
60 40 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $77,633 5 $388,166 $53,359,111 9/16/05
61 75 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $55,396 5 $276,981 $52,364,010 12/14/01
62 43 Syriana WB $74,900 5 $374,502 $50,824,620 11/25/05
63 25 Evita BV $97,542 2 $195,085 $50,047,179 12/27/96
64 26 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $95,616 2 $191,232 $50,003,043 10/15/93
65 104 Michael Clayton WB $47,994 15 $719,910 $49,033,882 10/05/07
66 20 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $104,025 18 $1,872,458 $47,566,524 11/06/09
67 93 In Good Company Uni. $50,583 3 $151,750 $45,806,659 12/31/04
68 13 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $130,749 4 $522,996 $45,512,466 5/25/12
69 91 The Artist Wein. $51,220 4 $204,878 $44,671,682 11/25/11
70 154 Lost in Translation Focus $40,221 23 $925,087 $44,585,453 9/12/03
71 165 The Lovely Bones P/DW $38,872 3 $116,616 $44,114,232 12/11/09
72 27 There Will Be Blood ParV $95,370 2 $190,739 $40,222,514 12/28/07
73 179 The Piano Mira. $37,854 4 $151,419 $40,157,856 11/12/93
74 71 The Thin Red Line Fox $56,506 5 $282,534 $36,400,491 12/25/98
75 74 Babel ParV $55,621 7 $389,351 $34,302,837 10/27/06
76 21 Blue Jasmine SPC $102,011 6 $612,064 $33,405,481 7/26/13
77 116 Amelie Mira. $45,490 3 $136,470 $33,225,499 11/02/01
78 84 The Joy Luck Club BV $53,003 3 $159,009 $32,901,136 9/10/93
79 190 Hereafter WB $36,720 6 $220,322 $32,746,941 10/15/10
80 152 Milk Focus $40,385 36 $1,453,844 $31,841,299 11/28/08
81 112 One Hour Photo FoxS $45,930 7 $321,515 $31,597,131 8/23/02
82 171 Good Night, and Good Luck. WIP $38,313 11 $421,446 $31,558,003 10/07/05
83 186 A History of Violence NL $36,856 14 $515,992 $31,504,633 9/23/05
84 77 The Iron Lady Wein. $55,102 4 $220,409 $30,017,992 12/30/11
85 63 Defiance ParV $61,757 2 $123,513 $28,644,813 1/02/09
86 109 Victor/Victoria MGM $46,544 3 $139,634 $28,215,453 3/19/82
87 180 Rush (2013) Uni. $37,458 5 $187,289 $26,947,624 9/20/13
88 49 Bulworth Fox $70,908 2 $141,816 $26,528,185 5/15/98
89 92 The Wrestler FoxS $50,679 4 $202,714 $26,238,243 12/19/08
90 87 Howards End SPC $52,568 1 $52,568 $25,966,555 3/13/92
91 147 Frida Mira. $41,199 5 $205,996 $25,885,000 10/25/02
92 130 Her (2013) WB $43,397 6 $260,382 $25,568,251 12/20/13
93 174 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $38,078 68 $2,589,334 $25,487,190 1/04/02
94 86 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $52,584 5 $262,923 $24,793,509 3/17/06
95 163 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $38,995 4 $155,982 $24,741,667 8/04/89
96 53 Sicko LGF $68,969 1 $68,969 $24,540,079 6/22/07
97 39 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $77,641 4 $310,562 $24,149,393 12/09/11
98 50 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $70,332 4 $281,330 $24,146,161 5/26/06
99 41 Boyhood IFC $77,524 5 $387,618 $24,132,400 7/11/14
100 70 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $56,542 2 $113,085 $24,020,403 12/10/04
101 94 Match Point DW $49,824 8 $398,593 $23,151,529 12/30/05
102 61 Revolutionary Road ParV $63,304 3 $189,911 $22,911,480 12/26/08
103 198 Raising Arizona Fox $36,240 1 $36,240 $22,847,564 3/13/87
104 200 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $36,205 3 $108,617 $22,549,338 5/07/93
105 19 Birdman FoxS $106,099 4 $424,397 $22,527,586 10/17/14
106 78 Adaptation. Sony $54,925 7 $384,478 $22,498,520 12/06/02
107 52 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $69,864 4 $279,457 $21,403,519 3/29/13
108 155 Punchline Col. $40,185 4 $160,742 $21,042,667 9/30/88
109 56 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $66,475 4 $265,900 $21,002,919 11/13/09
110 133 A Room with a View Cinc $42,970 1 $42,970 $20,966,644 3/07/86
111 51 The Kids Are All Right Focus $70,282 7 $491,971 $20,811,365 7/09/10
112 144 The Theory of Everything Focus $41,753 5 $208,763 $20,514,674 11/07/14
113 122 Down with Love Fox $45,029 1 $45,029 $20,305,251 5/09/03
114 59 Nine Wein. $64,308 4 $257,232 $19,676,965 12/18/09
115 65 Frost/Nixon Uni. $60,236 3 $180,708 $18,622,031 12/05/08
116 83 Into the Wild ParV $53,110 4 $212,440 $18,354,356 9/21/07
117 57 127 Hours FoxS $66,213 4 $264,851 $18,335,230 11/05/10
118 45 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $73,440 5 $367,203 $17,844,216 10/11/02
119 69 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $57,090 4 $228,359 $17,742,948 9/21/12
120 126 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl PicH $44,059 5 $220,297 $17,657,973 6/20/08
121 67 Enough Said FoxS $58,200 4 $232,800 $17,550,872 9/20/13
122 194 Eastern Promises Focus $36,472 15 $547,092 $17,266,000 9/14/07
123 153 The Mission WB $40,366 1 $40,366 $17,218,023 10/31/86
124 170 Kung Fu Hustle SPC $38,460 7 $269,225 $17,108,591 4/08/05
125 196 The Hurt Locker Sum. $36,338 4 $145,352 $17,017,811 6/26/09
126 73 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $55,962 1 $55,962 $17,005,229 7/26/85
127 82 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $53,273 3 $159,819 $16,781,387 9/24/04
128 47 To Rome with Love SPC $72,272 5 $361,359 $16,685,867 6/22/12
129 11 The Master Wein. $147,262 5 $736,311 $16,377,274 9/14/12
130 166 Young Adult Par. $38,783 8 $310,263 $16,311,571 12/09/11
131 107 Crossing Delancey WB $46,711 1 $46,711 $16,262,415 8/26/88
132 76 Fruitvale Station Wein. $55,184 7 $386,291 $16,101,339 7/12/13
133 113 The Ghost Writer Sum. $45,752 4 $183,009 $15,541,549 2/19/10
134 68 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $57,991 4 $231,964 $14,363,397 9/25/09
135 188 The Mosquito Coast WB $36,771 3 $110,313 $14,302,779 11/28/86
136 30 Spring Breakers A24 $87,667 3 $263,002 $14,124,284 3/15/13
137 178 The Good Girl FoxS $37,910 4 $151,642 $14,018,296 8/09/02
138 146 The Namesake FoxS $41,425 6 $248,552 $13,569,248 3/09/07
139 132 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $43,036 2 $86,072 $13,383,747 10/21/94
140 28 The Tree of Life FoxS $93,230 4 $372,920 $13,303,319 5/27/11
141 22 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $101,353 4 $405,411 $13,235,319 12/06/13
142 159 Volver SPC $39,540 5 $197,703 $12,899,867 11/03/06
143 138 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $42,426 4 $169,702 $12,795,746 6/29/12
144 46 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $73,044 4 $292,177 $12,785,432 10/01/04
145 158 An Education SPC $39,754 4 $159,017 $12,574,914 10/09/09
146 79 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $54,798 4 $219,190 $12,062,558 3/13/09
147 55 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $67,469 2 $134,938 $11,902,715 9/28/07
148 185 Boys Don't Cry FoxS $36,860 2 $73,720 $11,540,607 10/08/99
149 114 Jane Eyre Focus $45,721 4 $182,885 $11,242,660 3/11/11
150 175 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $38,031 3 $114,095 $10,631,333 3/01/85
151 118 After Hours WB $45,435 1 $45,435 $10,609,321 9/13/85
152 127 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $43,892 3 $131,678 $9,759,200 12/06/96
153 103 Blue Valentine Wein. $48,432 4 $193,728 $9,706,328 12/31/10
154 88 Talk to Her SPC $52,198 2 $104,396 $9,285,469 11/22/02
155 141 A Serious Man Focus $41,890 6 $251,337 $9,228,768 10/02/09
156 124 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $44,579 9 $401,211 $8,373,585 8/12/88
157 95 Before Midnight SPC $49,383 5 $246,914 $8,114,627 5/24/13
158 119 Cyrus FoxS $45,429 4 $181,716 $7,468,936 6/18/10
159 135 Kids Mira. $42,854 2 $85,709 $7,412,216 7/21/95
160 62 The Crucible Fox $62,995 1 $62,995 $7,343,114 11/29/96
161 172 Sarafina! BV $38,244 2 $76,488 $7,306,242 9/18/92
162 183 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Think $36,918 2 $73,837 $7,084,227 10/26/07
163 96 The Spectacular Now A24 $49,354 4 $197,415 $6,854,611 8/02/13
164 177 The Savages FoxS $37,964 4 $151,859 $6,623,082 11/30/07
165 64 The Aristocrats Think $60,949 4 $243,796 $6,377,461 7/29/05
166 131 Night and the City Fox $43,036 1 $43,036 $6,202,756 10/16/92
167 134 The Bling Ring A24 $42,879 5 $214,395 $5,845,732 6/14/13
168 140 A Dangerous Method SPC $41,988 4 $167,953 $5,704,709 11/25/11
169 161 Made Art. $39,334 3 $118,003 $5,313,300 7/13/01
170 99 Bad Education SPC $49,123 3 $147,370 $5,211,842 11/19/04
171 81 Broken Embraces SPC $53,556 2 $107,111 $5,014,305 11/20/09
172 102 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $48,496 2 $96,992 $4,626,290 8/03/01
173 60 Lust, Caution Focus $63,918 1 $63,918 $4,604,982 9/28/07
174 121 Foxcatcher SPC $45,146 6 $270,877 $4,438,000 11/14/14
175 160 Greenberg Focus $39,384 3 $118,152 $4,234,170 3/19/10
176 44 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $74,238 1 $74,238 $3,826,280 3/18/05
177 187 The September Issue RAtt. $36,772 6 $220,633 $3,820,067 8/28/09
178 17 The Imitation Game Wein. $119,838 4 $479,352 $3,454,528 11/28/14
179 129 Wish You Were Here Atl $43,611 1 $43,611 $3,283,832 7/24/87
180 181 The Skin I Live In SPC $37,187 6 $223,119 $3,185,812 10/14/11
181 162 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $39,277 1 $39,277 $3,089,497 11/13/92
182 108 Metropolitan NL $46,663 1 $46,663 $2,938,208 8/03/90
183 199 This Is My Life Fox $36,220 2 $72,440 $2,922,094 2/21/92
184 173 Samsara Osci. $38,111 2 $76,222 $2,672,413 8/24/12
185 90 The Admiral: Roaring Currents CJ $51,431 1 $51,431 $2,589,811 8/08/14
186 98 Maurice Cinc $49,278 1 $49,278 $2,438,304 9/18/87
187 54 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $68,801 1 $68,801 $2,266,067 8/24/12
188 143 Brick Focus $41,787 2 $83,574 $2,075,743 3/31/06
189 151 Margot at the Wedding ParV $40,517 2 $81,035 $1,959,420 11/16/07
190 168 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $38,643 1 $38,643 $1,654,743 4/17/87
191 189 Senna PDA $36,749 2 $73,497 $1,612,430 8/12/11
192 125 Blade Runner: The Final Cut WB $44,575 2 $89,150 $1,548,502 10/05/07
193 182 Jesus' Son Lions $37,089 1 $37,089 $1,302,067 6/16/00
194 8 Red State SMod $204,230 1 $204,230 $1,104,682 3/04/11
195 157 The Secret of Kells GK $39,826 1 $39,826 $676,775 3/05/10
196 58 Inherent Vice WB $65,637 5 $328,184 $648,996 12/12/14
197 142 Brooklyn Rules CityL $41,811 1 $41,811 $458,232 5/11/07
198 191 Munger Road Free $36,605 1 $36,605 $266,689 9/30/11
199 110 Brand Upon the Brain! Vita. $46,412 1 $46,412 $263,200 5/11/07
200 48 Guiana 1838 RBC $70,910 1 $70,910 $227,241 9/24/04

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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