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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Adjusted Gross^Date**
200 Persuasion SPC $56,701 1 $56,700 $9,643,000 9/29/95
199 A Private Function IsAl $56,803 1 $56,800 $5,666,400 3/01/85
198 Strange Days Fox $56,840 1 $56,800 $14,564,600 10/06/95
197 Immortal Beloved Sony $57,181 4 $228,700 $18,156,200 12/16/94
196 Broadcast News Fox $57,450 7 $402,200 $100,279,100 12/18/87
195 Circle of Friends Sav. $57,451 4 $229,800 $42,801,000 3/17/95
194 Boys Don't Cry FoxS $57,757 2 $115,500 $17,276,400 10/08/99
193 Lost in America WB $57,877 6 $347,300 $22,823,900 3/15/85
192 Country BV $57,907 1 $57,900 $22,837,600 9/28/84
191 Carol Wein. $57,987 4 $231,900 $11,744,300 11/20/15
190 Return of the Jedi Fox $58,052 1,002 $58,170,200 $644,627,700 5/27/83
189 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey BV $58,327 2 $116,700 $80,433,100 2/05/93
188 Defending Your Life WB $58,375 3 $175,100 $30,953,500 3/22/91
187 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $58,411 4 $233,600 $17,562,900 9/21/12
186 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $58,471 4 $233,900 $13,373,000 3/13/09
185 Too Beautiful For You OrionC $58,727 1 $58,700 $3,342,900 3/02/90
184 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $58,899 16 $942,400 $35,205,000 12/27/96
183 The Fisher King TriS $58,927 10 $589,300 $79,213,300 9/20/91
182 Enough Said FoxS $59,091 4 $236,400 $16,759,500 9/20/13
181 Trainspotting Mira. $59,131 8 $473,000 $29,698,900 7/19/96
180 Down with Love Fox $59,441 1 $59,400 $26,804,300 5/09/03
179 A Civil Action BV $59,469 2 $118,900 $88,880,800 12/25/98
178 Nell Fox $59,664 2 $119,300 $62,129,400 12/16/94
177 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. $59,694 7 $417,900 $21,367,600 8/12/94
176 Match Point DW $60,549 8 $484,400 $28,140,700 12/30/05
175 Sophie's Choice Uni. $60,807 9 $547,300 $75,964,400 12/10/82
174 The Last Emperor Col. $60,854 5 $304,300 $85,626,000 11/20/87
173 She's Gotta Have It Isld $61,090 1 $61,100 $15,313,900 8/08/86
172 The Whistle Blower Hemd $61,145 1 $61,100 $3,053,700 7/10/87
171 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $61,214 16 $979,400 $180,753,700 12/08/00
170 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $61,439 2 $122,900 $7,691,600 5/04/90
169 Into the Wild ParV $61,447 4 $245,800 $21,163,500 9/21/07
168 Deconstructing Harry FL $61,819 10 $618,200 $18,138,000 12/12/97
167 Everest (IMAX) MFF $61,820 10 $618,200 $131,951,000 3/06/98
166 Stealing Beauty FoxS $61,847 3 $185,500 $8,504,400 6/14/96
165 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $61,878 4 $247,500 $15,025,400 9/25/09
164 Educating Rita Col. $61,926 3 $185,800 $37,015,400 9/23/83
163 Agnes of God Col. $62,097 8 $496,800 $57,464,100 9/13/85
162 Fool for Love Can. $62,375 2 $124,800 $1,801,900 12/06/85
161 Eleni WB $62,503 1 $62,500 $684,100 11/01/85
160 Kundun BV $62,515 2 $125,000 $9,649,400 12/26/97
159 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $62,642 54 $3,382,700 $89,245,400 12/31/99
158 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $62,682 4 $250,700 $5,828,600 8/26/83
157 Mountains of the Moon TriS $62,741 2 $125,500 $7,549,400 2/23/90
156 In Good Company Uni. $62,814 3 $188,400 $56,886,100 12/31/04
155 One Hour Photo FoxS $62,926 7 $440,500 $43,288,800 8/23/02
154 Inherent Vice WB $62,948 5 $314,700 $7,934,900 12/12/14
153 Bad Education SPC $62,966 3 $188,900 $6,531,100 11/19/04
152 Black Hawk Down SonR $63,223 4 $252,900 $148,840,700 12/28/01
151 Grand Canyon Fox $63,856 2 $127,700 $63,762,500 12/27/91
150 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $63,904 5 $319,500 $30,130,700 3/17/06
149 Amelie Mira. $63,975 3 $191,900 $46,051,200 11/02/01
148 The Commitments Fox $64,126 8 $513,000 $28,209,000 8/16/91
147 To Die For Sony $64,297 11 $707,300 $38,948,200 9/29/95
146 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $64,408 7 $450,900 $72,757,700 7/28/06
145 About Schmidt NL $64,476 6 $386,900 $85,912,200 12/13/02
144 Sicario LGF $64,530 6 $387,200 $42,931,500 9/18/15
143 The Freshman TriS $64,568 6 $387,400 $40,384,500 7/20/90
142 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $64,999 1 $65,000 $3,104,800 4/16/93
141 Mystic River WB $65,070 13 $845,900 $117,572,000 10/10/03
140 Unzipped Mira. $65,212 2 $130,400 $5,261,100 8/04/95
139 Gothic Vest $65,270 1 $65,300 $1,865,100 4/10/87
138 Miami Rhapsody BV $65,345 2 $130,700 $9,554,300 1/27/95
137 Cafe Society LGF $65,520 5 $327,600 $10,051,300 7/15/16
136 127 Hours FoxS $65,800 4 $263,200 $18,220,800 11/05/10
135 Defiance ParV $65,896 2 $131,800 $30,564,700 1/02/09
134 The Official Story ALM $65,981 1 $66,000 $66,000 11/08/85
133 Bugsy TriS $66,344 4 $265,400 $93,957,000 12/13/91
132 Sideways FoxS $66,346 4 $265,400 $89,603,900 10/22/04
131 Frost/Nixon Uni. $66,780 3 $200,300 $19,961,100 12/05/08
130 A Passage to India Col. $66,791 3 $200,400 $61,017,600 12/14/84
129 The Grifters Mira. $66,836 2 $133,700 $25,423,400 12/07/90
128 The Paper Uni. $66,843 5 $334,200 $73,933,400 3/18/94
127 Nine Wein. $67,266 4 $269,100 $20,142,100 12/18/09
126 For the Boys Fox $67,450 2 $134,900 $33,769,100 11/22/91
125 Brazil Uni. $67,490 1 $67,500 $21,311,900 12/20/85
124 Babel ParV $67,594 7 $473,200 $40,815,300 10/27/06
123 Good Will Hunting Mira. $67,611 7 $473,300 $234,953,100 12/05/97
122 Ed Wood BV $68,142 2 $136,300 $11,211,500 9/30/94
121 Traffic USA $68,201 4 $272,800 $174,560,000 12/29/00
120 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $68,203 2 $136,400 $6,506,200 8/03/01
119 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $68,286 3 $204,900 $21,460,600 9/24/04
118 Juno FoxS $68,405 7 $478,800 $159,827,400 12/07/07
117 Orlando SPC $68,594 3 $205,800 $10,227,700 6/11/93
116 A Handful of Dust NL $68,696 1 $68,700 $3,022,700 6/24/88
115 Philadelphia TriS $68,944 4 $275,800 $147,489,100 12/24/93
114 This Is My Life Fox $69,473 2 $138,900 $5,604,800 2/21/92
113 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $69,532 4 $278,100 $21,863,400 11/13/09
112 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $69,612 3 $208,800 $43,355,700 5/07/93
111 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $70,040 4 $280,200 $20,330,800 3/29/13
110 Revolutionary Road ParV $70,181 3 $210,500 $24,447,100 12/26/08
109 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $70,393 1 $70,400 $2,300,000 8/24/12
108 1984 Gold. $70,827 1 $70,800 $18,909,000 12/14/84
107 To Rome with Love SPC $70,848 5 $354,200 $17,044,300 6/22/12
106 Talk to Her SPC $71,514 2 $143,000 $12,302,900 11/22/02
105 New York Stories BV $72,238 12 $866,900 $21,581,200 3/03/89
104 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $72,476 2 $145,000 $30,243,500 12/10/04
103 The Kids Are All Right Focus $72,561 7 $507,900 $20,837,500 7/09/10
102 The Piano Mira. $72,782 4 $291,100 $76,745,200 11/12/93
101 Sarafina! BV $73,355 2 $146,700 $14,013,900 9/18/92
100 Under the Volcano Uni. $73,440 1 $73,400 $6,057,200 6/15/84
99 Raising Arizona Fox $73,778 1 $73,800 $46,513,200 3/13/87
98 Lust, Caution Focus $73,952 1 $74,000 $5,322,900 9/28/07
97 A Soldier's Story Col. $74,094 5 $370,500 $51,333,200 9/14/84
96 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $74,510 3 $223,500 $121,034,000 7/15/88
95 The Fighter Par. $74,535 4 $298,100 $93,032,600 12/10/10
94 Adaptation. Sony $75,250 7 $526,800 $29,851,600 12/06/02
93 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $75,336 1 $75,300 $5,939,900 11/13/92
92 The Aristocrats Think $75,687 4 $302,700 $7,919,100 7/29/05
91 Mask Uni. $75,954 4 $303,800 $108,144,200 3/08/85
90 The Killing Fields WB $76,238 1 $76,200 $77,889,400 11/02/84
89 Boyhood IFC $76,373 5 $381,900 $24,933,800 7/11/14
88 Punchline Col. $77,828 4 $311,300 $40,754,200 9/30/88
87 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $77,907 5 $389,500 $71,855,300 12/14/01
86 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $78,060 2 $156,100 $13,758,800 9/28/07
85 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $78,186 4 $312,700 $49,608,000 8/04/89
84 Kids Mira. $78,418 2 $156,800 $13,563,500 7/21/95
83 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $78,670 1 $78,700 $3,368,700 4/17/87
82 The Mosquito Coast WB $78,894 3 $236,700 $29,456,500 11/28/86
81 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $78,930 4 $315,700 $24,304,500 12/09/11
80 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $79,045 3 $237,100 $16,924,500 12/06/96
79 Black Swan FoxS $79,711 18 $1,434,800 $107,577,200 12/03/10
78 Sicko LGF $79,796 1 $79,800 $28,392,300 6/22/07
77 Dances with Wolves Orion $80,413 14 $1,125,800 $347,846,400 11/09/90
76 The Big Short Par. $80,690 8 $645,500 $64,874,500 12/11/15
75 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $81,954 2 $163,900 $25,486,700 10/21/94
74 Up in the Air Par. $82,385 15 $1,235,800 $85,434,400 12/04/09
73 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $82,497 5 $412,500 $95,947,400 12/21/12
72 Night and the City Fox $82,546 1 $82,500 $11,897,300 10/16/92
71 American Beauty DW $84,371 16 $1,350,000 $198,483,000 9/17/99
70 Don't Think Twice TFA $84,647 1 $84,600 $3,647,500 7/22/16
69 Lincoln BV $84,886 11 $933,800 $180,947,000 11/09/12
68 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $85,275 3 $255,800 $23,838,100 3/01/85
67 Dead Poets Society BV $85,328 8 $682,600 $192,203,100 6/02/89
66 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $85,472 4 $341,900 $29,344,000 5/26/06
65 Platoon Orion $86,208 6 $517,200 $282,070,600 12/19/86
64 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $86,338 9 $777,000 $16,217,500 8/12/88
63 The Mission WB $86,607 1 $86,600 $35,200,100 10/31/86
62 The Blair Witch Project Art. $87,751 27 $2,369,300 $220,214,800 7/16/99
61 Metropolitan NL $87,810 1 $87,800 $5,529,100 8/03/90
60 Spring Breakers A24 $87,888 3 $263,700 $13,800,700 3/15/13
59 The King's Speech Wein. $88,308 4 $353,200 $136,889,000 11/26/10
58 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $88,444 1 $88,400 $25,973,800 1/21/83
57 Gandhi Col. $88,773 4 $355,100 $133,395,200 12/10/82
56 Wish You Were Here Atl $88,784 1 $88,800 $6,685,200 7/24/87
55 Crossing Delancey WB $90,467 1 $90,500 $31,496,100 8/26/88
54 Guiana 1838 RBC $90,893 1 $90,900 $289,500 9/24/04
53 The Verdict Fox $91,134 3 $273,400 $138,505,600 12/10/82
52 The Tree of Life FoxS $92,073 4 $368,300 $13,240,800 5/27/11
51 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $92,189 1 $92,200 $4,751,500 3/18/05
50 A Room with a View Cinc $92,194 1 $92,200 $42,692,200 3/07/86
49 Syriana WB $93,012 5 $465,100 $62,658,300 11/25/05
48 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $93,628 4 $374,500 $16,379,800 10/01/04
47 The Thin Red Line Fox $95,904 5 $479,500 $57,121,000 12/25/98
46 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $96,405 5 $482,000 $66,261,900 9/16/05
45 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $96,619 4 $386,500 $13,077,900 12/06/13
44 Midnight in Paris SPC $98,595 6 $591,600 $56,536,500 5/20/11
43 Annie Col. $98,750 14 $1,382,500 $154,486,300 5/21/82
42 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $98,893 4 $395,600 $240,049,000 12/25/87
41 Maurice Cinc $100,320 1 $100,300 $4,963,900 9/18/87
40 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $100,617 5 $503,100 $24,447,500 10/11/02
39 Howards End SPC $100,829 1 $100,800 $49,885,500 3/13/92
38 Birdman FoxS $101,753 4 $407,000 $41,012,600 10/17/14
37 After Hours WB $101,877 1 $101,900 $23,788,800 9/13/85
36 The Joy Luck Club BV $101,909 3 $305,700 $63,259,200 9/10/93
35 Blue Jasmine SPC $103,572 6 $621,400 $33,727,300 7/26/13
34 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $105,943 8 $847,500 $70,408,200 12/09/05
33 The Revenant Fox $108,549 4 $434,200 $170,335,600 12/25/15
32 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $108,809 18 $1,958,600 $49,530,600 11/06/09
31 There Will Be Blood ParV $110,341 2 $220,700 $44,598,100 12/28/07
30 The Crucible Fox $113,448 1 $113,400 $12,818,200 11/29/96
29 The Imitation Game Wein. $114,929 4 $459,700 $89,141,300 11/28/14
28 American Hustle Sony $117,645 6 $705,900 $148,219,300 12/13/13
27 Moulin Rouge! Fox $117,811 2 $235,600 $80,692,900 5/18/01
26 Steve Jobs Uni. $119,291 4 $477,200 $16,255,500 10/09/15
25 Bulworth Fox $120,347 2 $240,700 $45,024,400 5/15/98
24 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $125,481 1 $125,500 $36,741,700 7/26/85
23 Victor/Victoria MGM $126,017 3 $378,100 $76,392,900 3/19/82
22 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $128,173 4 $512,700 $45,975,700 5/25/12
21 Brokeback Mountain Focus $135,960 5 $679,800 $101,192,600 12/09/05
20 Edward Scissorhands Fox $150,188 2 $300,400 $106,405,500 12/07/90
19 The Master Wein. $150,669 5 $753,300 $16,436,500 9/14/12
18 American Sniper WB $151,877 4 $607,500 $342,916,800 12/26/14
17 Beauty and the Beast BV $153,288 2 $306,600 $278,327,100 11/15/91
16 Dreamgirls P/DW $153,508 3 $460,500 $120,930,600 12/15/06
15 Evita BV $175,664 2 $351,300 $86,801,300 12/27/96
14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $183,841 2 $367,700 $96,141,100 10/15/93
13 Aladdin BV $188,608 2 $377,200 $417,441,100 11/13/92
12 Brother Bear BV $192,690 2 $385,400 $112,506,700 10/24/03
11 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $202,792 4 $811,200 $57,386,300 3/07/14
10 Red State SMod $206,828 1 $206,800 $1,112,400 3/04/11
9 Anastasia Fox $209,043 1 $209,000 $100,837,200 11/14/97
8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $231,353 2 $462,700 $118,213,700 6/08/01
7 Frozen BV $232,022 1 $232,000 $390,366,500 11/22/13
6 The Princess and the Frog BV $411,174 2 $822,300 $107,933,600 11/27/09
5 Hercules BV $432,800 1 $432,800 $171,880,700 6/13/97
4 Toy Story 2 BV $470,334 1 $470,300 $380,778,700 11/19/99
3 A Bug's Life BV $494,099 1 $494,100 $271,718,600 11/20/98
2 Pocahontas BV $820,310 6 $4,921,900 $259,074,700 6/16/95
1 The Lion King BV $1,510,833 2 $3,021,700 $594,010,000 6/17/94

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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