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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 55 Moonlight (2016) A24 $92,971 4 $371,900 $25,680,600 10/21/16
2 62 Spring Breakers A24 $89,765 3 $269,300 $14,095,400 3/15/13
3 138 The Official Story ALMI $67,390 1 $67,400 $67,400 11/08/85
4 64 The Blair Witch Project Artisan $89,625 27 $2,419,900 $224,917,900 7/16/99
5 58 Wish You Were Here Atlantic $90,680 1 $90,700 $6,828,000 7/24/87
6 1 The Lion King Buena Vista $1,543,099 2 $3,086,200 $606,696,200 6/17/94
7 2 Pocahontas Buena Vista $837,829 6 $5,027,000 $264,607,700 6/16/95
8 3 A Bug's Life Buena Vista $504,651 1 $504,700 $277,521,600 11/20/98
9 4 Toy Story 2 Buena Vista $480,379 1 $480,400 $388,910,900 11/19/99
10 5 Hercules Buena Vista $442,044 1 $442,000 $175,551,500 6/13/97
11 6 The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $419,956 2 $839,900 $110,238,700 11/27/09
12 7 Frozen Buena Vista $236,977 1 $237,000 $398,703,500 11/22/13
13 8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire Buena Vista $236,294 2 $472,600 $120,738,400 6/08/01
14 12 Brother Bear Buena Vista $196,805 2 $393,600 $114,909,500 10/24/03
15 13 Aladdin Buena Vista $192,636 2 $385,300 $426,356,300 11/13/92
16 14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas Buena Vista $187,768 2 $375,500 $98,194,400 10/15/93
17 15 Evita Buena Vista $179,415 2 $358,800 $88,655,100 12/27/96
18 18 Beauty and the Beast Buena Vista $156,561 2 $313,100 $284,271,300 11/15/91
19 37 The Joy Luck Club Buena Vista $104,086 3 $312,300 $64,610,200 9/10/93
20 43 Good Morning, Vietnam Buena Vista $101,005 4 $404,000 $245,175,600 12/25/87
21 70 Dead Poets Society Buena Vista $87,151 8 $697,200 $196,308,000 6/02/89
22 72 Lincoln Buena Vista $86,699 11 $953,700 $184,811,400 11/09/12
23 89 The Royal Tenenbaums Buena Vista $79,571 5 $397,900 $73,389,900 12/14/01
24 104 Sarafina! Buena Vista $74,921 2 $149,800 $14,313,200 9/18/92
25 107 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Buena Vista $74,024 2 $148,000 $30,889,400 12/10/04
26 108 New York Stories Buena Vista $73,780 12 $885,400 $22,042,100 3/03/89
27 125 Ed Wood Buena Vista $69,597 2 $139,200 $11,451,000 9/30/94
28 141 Miami Rhapsody Buena Vista $66,741 2 $133,500 $9,758,400 1/27/95
29 162 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista $63,980 54 $3,454,900 $91,151,400 12/31/99
30 163 Kundun Buena Vista $63,850 2 $127,700 $9,855,500 12/26/97
31 182 A Civil Action Buena Vista $60,739 2 $121,500 $90,779,000 12/25/98
32 192 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Buena Vista $59,573 2 $119,100 $82,150,900 2/05/93
33 196 Country Buena Vista $59,143 1 $59,100 $23,325,400 9/28/84
34 165 Fool for Love Cannon Films $63,707 2 $127,400 $1,840,300 12/06/85
35 46 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films $98,683 4 $394,700 $13,357,200 12/06/13
36 42 Maurice Cinecom $102,463 1 $102,500 $5,069,900 9/18/87
37 51 A Room with a View Cinecom $94,163 1 $94,200 $43,604,000 3/07/86
38 44 Annie Columbia $100,859 14 $1,412,100 $157,785,600 5/21/82
39 59 Gandhi Columbia $90,669 4 $362,700 $136,244,100 12/10/82
40 90 Punchline Columbia $79,490 4 $318,000 $41,624,600 9/30/88
41 100 A Soldier's Story Columbia $75,677 5 $378,400 $52,429,500 9/14/84
42 134 A Passage to India Columbia $68,217 3 $204,700 $62,320,700 12/14/84
43 166 Agnes of God Columbia $63,423 8 $507,400 $58,691,300 9/13/85
44 167 Educating Rita Columbia $63,249 3 $189,700 $37,806,000 9/23/83
45 177 The Last Emperor Columbia $62,154 5 $310,800 $87,454,700 11/20/87
46 73 American Beauty DreamWorks $86,173 16 $1,378,800 $202,721,900 9/17/99
47 179 Match Point DreamWorks $61,843 8 $494,700 $28,741,600 12/30/05
48 171 Deconstructing Harry Fine Line $63,139 10 $631,400 $18,525,400 12/12/97
49 22 Brokeback Mountain Focus Features $138,863 5 $694,300 $103,353,700 12/09/05
50 23 Moonrise Kingdom Focus Features $130,910 4 $523,600 $46,957,600 5/25/12
51 83 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus Features $80,616 4 $322,500 $24,823,600 12/09/11
52 101 Lust, Caution Focus Features $75,531 1 $75,500 $5,436,600 9/28/07
53 106 The Kids Are All Right Focus Features $74,111 7 $518,800 $21,282,600 7/09/10
54 114 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus Features $71,536 4 $286,100 $20,765,000 3/29/13
55 122 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus Features $69,744 3 $209,200 $21,918,900 9/24/04
56 9 Anastasia Fox $213,507 1 $213,500 $102,990,800 11/14/97
57 21 Edward Scissorhands Fox $153,396 2 $306,800 $108,678,000 12/07/90
58 26 Bulworth Fox $122,917 2 $245,800 $45,986,000 5/15/98
59 28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $120,327 2 $240,700 $82,416,200 5/18/01
60 31 The Crucible Fox $115,871 1 $115,900 $13,091,900 11/29/96
61 34 The Revenant Fox $110,867 4 $443,500 $173,973,400 12/25/15
62 48 The Thin Red Line Fox $97,952 5 $489,800 $58,340,900 12/25/98
63 54 The Verdict Fox $93,080 3 $279,200 $141,463,600 12/10/82
64 74 Night and the City Fox $84,309 1 $84,300 $12,151,400 10/16/92
65 102 Raising Arizona Fox $75,353 1 $75,400 $47,506,600 3/13/87
66 116 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $71,017 4 $284,100 $22,330,300 11/13/09
67 117 This Is My Life Fox $70,956 2 $141,900 $5,724,500 2/21/92
68 129 For the Boys Fox $68,891 2 $137,800 $34,490,300 11/22/91
69 151 The Commitments Fox $65,496 8 $524,000 $28,811,400 8/16/91
70 154 Grand Canyon Fox $65,220 2 $130,400 $65,124,300 12/27/91
71 181 Nell Fox $60,938 2 $121,900 $63,456,300 12/16/94
72 183 Down with Love Fox $60,711 1 $60,700 $27,376,800 5/09/03
73 194 Return of the Jedi Fox $59,292 1,002 $59,412,500 $658,394,900 5/27/83
74 200 Broadcast News Fox $58,677 7 $410,700 $102,420,700 12/18/87
75 11 The Grand Budapest Hotel Fox Searchlight $207,123 4 $828,500 $58,611,900 3/07/14
76 39 Birdman Fox Searchlight $103,926 4 $415,700 $41,888,500 10/17/14
77 49 I Heart Huckabees Fox Searchlight $95,628 4 $382,500 $16,729,700 10/01/04
78 52 Melinda and Melinda Fox Searchlight $94,158 1 $94,200 $4,853,000 3/18/05
79 53 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight $94,040 4 $376,200 $13,523,600 5/27/11
80 81 Black Swan Fox Searchlight $81,414 18 $1,465,400 $109,874,700 12/03/10
81 88 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight $79,727 2 $159,500 $14,052,700 9/28/07
82 121 Juno Fox Searchlight $69,866 7 $489,100 $163,240,800 12/07/07
83 136 Sideways Fox Searchlight $67,763 4 $271,100 $91,517,600 10/22/04
84 140 127 Hours Fox Searchlight $67,205 4 $268,800 $18,609,900 11/05/10
85 149 Little Miss Sunshine Fox Searchlight $65,783 7 $460,500 $74,311,600 7/28/06
86 153 Thank You for Smoking Fox Searchlight $65,268 5 $326,300 $30,774,200 3/17/06
87 158 One Hour Photo Fox Searchlight $64,270 7 $449,900 $44,213,300 8/23/02
88 169 Stealing Beauty Fox Searchlight $63,168 3 $189,500 $8,686,100 6/14/96
89 185 Enough Said Fox Searchlight $60,353 4 $241,400 $17,117,500 9/20/13
90 198 Boys Don't Cry Fox Searchlight $58,991 2 $118,000 $17,645,400 10/08/99
91 180 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gramercy $60,969 7 $426,800 $21,823,900 8/12/94
92 175 The Whistle Blower Hemdale $62,451 1 $62,500 $3,118,900 7/10/87
93 91 Boyhood IFC $78,004 5 $390,000 $25,466,300 7/11/14
94 112 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $71,896 1 $71,900 $2,349,100 8/24/12
95 25 Kiss of the Spider Woman Island Alive $128,161 1 $128,200 $37,526,300 7/26/85
96 176 She's Gotta Have It Island Pictures $62,395 1 $62,400 $15,640,900 8/08/86
97 33 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Lionsgate $111,133 18 $2,000,400 $50,588,400 11/06/09
98 80 Sicko Lionsgate $81,500 1 $81,500 $28,998,700 6/22/07
99 97 The Big Sick Lionsgate $76,590 5 $383,000 $38,648,200 6/23/17
100 131 Cafe Society Lionsgate $68,649 5 $343,200 $10,605,200 7/15/16
101 147 Sicario Lionsgate $65,908 6 $395,500 $43,848,400 9/18/15
102 16 La La Land Lionsgate/Summit $162,989 5 $814,900 $139,086,300 12/09/16
103 190 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Lionsgate/Summit $59,658 4 $238,600 $17,938,000 9/21/12
104 170 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films $63,140 10 $631,400 $134,769,100 3/06/98
105 24 Victor/Victoria MGM $128,708 3 $386,100 $78,024,400 3/19/82
106 99 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $76,102 3 $228,300 $123,618,900 7/15/88
107 77 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax $83,704 2 $167,400 $26,031,100 10/21/94
108 82 Everyone Says I Love You Miramax $80,733 3 $242,200 $17,285,900 12/06/96
109 86 Kids Miramax $80,093 2 $160,200 $13,853,200 7/21/95
110 87 sex, lies and videotape Miramax $79,856 4 $319,400 $50,667,400 8/04/89
111 105 The Piano Miramax $74,336 4 $297,400 $78,384,200 11/12/93
112 123 Apocalypse Now Redux Miramax $69,659 2 $139,300 $6,645,200 8/03/01
113 126 Good Will Hunting Miramax $69,055 7 $483,400 $239,971,000 12/05/97
114 133 The Grifters Miramax $68,263 2 $136,500 $25,966,300 12/07/90
115 143 Unzipped Miramax $66,604 2 $133,200 $5,373,400 8/04/95
116 152 Amelie Miramax $65,342 3 $196,000 $47,034,700 11/02/01
117 173 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Miramax $62,751 2 $125,500 $7,855,800 5/04/90
118 184 Trainspotting Miramax $60,394 8 $483,200 $30,333,100 7/19/96
119 63 Metropolitan New Line $89,686 1 $89,700 $5,647,200 8/03/90
120 119 A Handful of Dust New Line $70,163 1 $70,200 $3,087,200 6/24/88
121 145 Wide Sargasso Sea New Line $66,387 1 $66,400 $3,171,100 4/16/93
122 148 About Schmidt New Line $65,853 6 $395,100 $87,747,000 12/13/02
123 95 Tous les Matins du Monde October $76,945 1 $76,900 $6,066,800 11/13/92
124 188 Too Beautiful For You Orion Classics $59,981 1 $60,000 $3,414,300 3/02/90
125 68 Platoon Orion Pictures $88,049 6 $528,300 $288,094,700 12/19/86
126 71 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion Pictures $87,096 3 $261,300 $24,347,200 3/01/85
127 79 Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures $82,130 14 $1,149,800 $355,275,300 11/09/90
128 168 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $63,199 4 $252,800 $15,346,300 9/25/09
129 189 Sunshine Cleaning Overture Films $59,720 4 $238,900 $13,145,900 3/13/09
130 76 Up in the Air Paramount $84,145 15 $1,262,200 $87,259,000 12/04/09
131 78 The Big Short Paramount $82,413 8 $659,300 $66,260,000 12/11/15
132 98 The Fighter Paramount $76,127 4 $304,500 $96,128,100 12/10/10
133 17 Dreamgirls Paramount (DreamWorks) $156,786 3 $470,400 $123,513,300 12/15/06
134 69 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $87,298 4 $349,200 $29,970,700 5/26/06
135 32 There Will Be Blood Paramount Vantage $112,697 2 $225,400 $45,550,600 12/28/07
136 113 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage $71,680 3 $215,000 $24,969,200 12/26/08
137 127 Babel Paramount Vantage $69,038 7 $483,300 $41,687,000 10/27/06
138 139 Defiance Paramount Vantage $67,304 2 $134,600 $31,217,500 1/02/09
139 172 Into the Wild Paramount Vantage $62,759 4 $251,000 $21,615,500 9/21/07
140 56 Guiana 1838 RBC Radio $92,834 1 $92,800 $295,700 9/24/04
141 193 Manchester by the Sea Roadside Attractions $59,310 4 $237,200 $43,991,100 11/18/16
142 85 Prick Up Your Ears Samuel Goldwyn $80,350 1 $80,300 $3,440,700 4/17/87
143 111 1984 Samuel Goldwyn $72,340 1 $72,300 $19,312,800 12/14/84
144 115 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn $71,098 3 $213,300 $44,281,700 5/07/93
145 199 Circle of Friends Savoy $58,678 4 $234,700 $43,715,100 3/17/95
146 10 Red State SModcast Pictures $211,246 1 $211,200 $1,136,200 3/04/11
147 41 Punch-Drunk Love Sony (Revolution) $102,765 5 $513,800 $24,969,600 10/11/02
148 155 Black Hawk Down Sony (Revolution) $64,573 4 $258,300 $152,019,400 12/28/01
149 29 American Hustle Sony / Columbia $120,158 6 $720,900 $151,384,700 12/13/13
150 35 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony / Columbia $108,205 8 $865,600 $71,911,900 12/09/05
151 75 Zero Dark Thirty Sony / Columbia $84,259 5 $421,300 $97,996,500 12/21/12
152 96 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia $76,857 7 $538,000 $30,489,100 12/06/02
153 150 To Die For Sony / Columbia $65,670 11 $722,400 $39,780,000 9/29/95
154 187 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony / Columbia $60,156 16 $962,500 $35,956,900 12/27/96
155 36 Blue Jasmine Sony Classics $105,784 6 $634,700 $34,447,600 7/26/13
156 40 Howards End Sony Classics $102,983 1 $103,000 $50,950,900 3/13/92
157 45 Midnight in Paris Sony Classics $100,701 6 $604,200 $57,744,000 5/20/11
158 109 Talk to Her Sony Classics $73,041 2 $146,100 $12,565,600 11/22/02
159 110 To Rome with Love Sony Classics $72,361 5 $361,800 $17,408,300 6/22/12
160 120 Orlando Sony Classics $70,059 3 $210,200 $10,446,200 6/11/93
161 156 Bad Education Sony Classics $64,311 3 $192,900 $6,670,600 11/19/04
162 174 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Sony Classics $62,521 16 $1,000,300 $184,614,100 12/08/00
163 65 Don't Think Twice The Film Arcade $88,690 1 $88,700 $4,209,000 7/22/16
164 94 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $77,303 4 $309,200 $8,088,200 7/29/05
165 118 Philadelphia TriStar $70,417 4 $281,700 $150,639,000 12/24/93
166 137 Bugsy TriStar $67,761 4 $271,000 $95,963,700 12/13/91
167 146 The Freshman TriStar $65,947 6 $395,700 $41,247,000 7/20/90
168 160 Mountains of the Moon TriStar $64,081 2 $128,200 $7,710,600 2/23/90
169 186 The Fisher King TriStar $60,185 10 $601,900 $80,905,100 9/20/91
170 27 Steve Jobs Universal $121,839 4 $487,400 $16,602,600 10/09/15
171 67 The Last Temptation of Christ Universal $88,182 9 $793,600 $16,563,800 8/12/88
172 93 Mask Universal $77,576 4 $310,300 $110,453,900 3/08/85
173 103 Under the Volcano Universal $75,009 1 $75,000 $6,186,500 6/15/84
174 128 Brazil Universal $68,931 1 $68,900 $21,767,000 12/20/85
175 132 The Paper Universal $68,271 5 $341,400 $75,512,400 3/18/94
176 135 Frost/Nixon Universal $68,206 3 $204,600 $20,387,400 12/05/08
177 159 In Good Company Universal $64,156 3 $192,500 $58,101,000 12/31/04
178 161 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Universal $64,021 4 $256,100 $5,953,100 8/26/83
179 178 Sophie's Choice Universal $62,106 9 $559,000 $77,586,800 12/10/82
180 124 Traffic USA Films $69,657 4 $278,600 $178,288,000 12/29/00
181 142 Gothic Vestron $66,664 1 $66,700 $1,905,000 4/10/87
182 19 American Sniper Warner Bros. $155,120 4 $620,500 $350,240,400 12/26/14
183 38 After Hours Warner Bros. $104,053 1 $104,100 $24,296,800 9/13/85
184 47 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Warner Bros. $98,464 5 $492,300 $67,677,000 9/16/05
185 50 Syriana Warner Bros. $94,998 5 $475,000 $63,996,500 11/25/05
186 57 Crossing Delancey Warner Bros. $92,399 1 $92,400 $32,168,700 8/26/88
187 60 The Year of Living Dangerously Warner Bros. $90,333 1 $90,300 $26,528,500 1/21/83
188 66 The Mission Warner Bros. $88,457 1 $88,500 $35,951,900 10/31/86
189 84 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. $80,579 3 $241,700 $30,085,600 11/28/86
190 92 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $77,867 1 $77,900 $79,552,800 11/02/84
191 144 Mystic River Warner Bros. $66,460 13 $864,000 $120,082,900 10/10/03
192 157 Inherent Vice Warner Bros. $64,293 5 $321,500 $8,104,400 12/12/14
193 164 Eleni Warner Bros. $63,838 1 $63,800 $698,700 11/01/85
194 191 Defending Your Life Warner Bros. $59,621 3 $178,900 $31,614,600 3/22/91
195 197 Lost in America Warner Bros. $59,113 6 $354,700 $23,311,300 3/15/85
196 20 The Master Weinstein Company $153,887 5 $769,400 $16,787,500 9/14/12
197 30 The Imitation Game Weinstein Company $117,383 4 $469,500 $91,045,000 11/28/14
198 61 The King's Speech Weinstein Company $90,194 4 $360,800 $139,812,500 11/26/10
199 130 Nine Weinstein Company $68,702 4 $274,800 $20,572,300 12/18/09
200 195 Carol Weinstein Company $59,226 4 $236,900 $11,995,100 11/20/15

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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