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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 18 The Master Weinstein Company $153,887 5 $769,400 $16,781,400 9/14/12
2 54 The King's Speech Weinstein Company $90,194 4 $360,800 $139,812,500 11/26/10
3 120 Nine Weinstein Company $68,702 4 $274,800 $20,572,300 12/18/09
4 194 Fruitvale Station Weinstein Company $57,225 7 $400,600 $16,689,700 7/12/13
5 198 The Iron Lady Weinstein Company $56,563 4 $226,300 $30,794,100 12/30/11
6 33 After Hours Warner Bros. $104,053 1 $104,100 $24,296,800 9/13/85
7 41 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Warner Bros. $98,464 5 $492,300 $67,677,000 9/16/05
8 44 Syriana Warner Bros. $94,998 5 $475,000 $63,996,500 11/25/05
9 50 Crossing Delancey Warner Bros. $92,399 1 $92,400 $32,168,700 8/26/88
10 53 The Year of Living Dangerously Warner Bros. $90,333 1 $90,300 $26,528,500 1/21/83
11 58 The Mission Warner Bros. $88,457 1 $88,500 $35,951,900 10/31/86
12 75 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. $80,579 3 $241,700 $30,085,600 11/28/86
13 82 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $77,867 1 $77,900 $79,552,800 11/02/84
14 133 Mystic River Warner Bros. $66,460 13 $864,000 $120,082,900 10/10/03
15 151 Eleni Warner Bros. $63,838 1 $63,800 $698,700 11/01/85
16 178 Defending Your Life Warner Bros. $59,621 3 $178,900 $31,614,600 3/22/91
17 182 Lost in America Warner Bros. $59,113 6 $354,700 $23,311,300 3/15/85
18 196 Michael Clayton Warner Bros. $56,714 15 $850,700 $57,450,800 10/05/07
19 131 Gothic Vestron $66,664 1 $66,700 $1,905,000 4/10/87
20 114 Traffic USA Films $69,657 4 $278,600 $178,288,000 12/29/00
21 59 The Last Temptation of Christ Universal $88,182 9 $793,600 $16,563,800 8/12/88
22 83 Mask Universal $77,576 4 $310,300 $110,453,900 3/08/85
23 93 Under the Volcano Universal $75,009 1 $75,000 $6,186,500 6/15/84
24 118 Brazil Universal $68,931 1 $68,900 $21,767,000 12/20/85
25 121 The Paper Universal $68,271 5 $341,400 $75,512,400 3/18/94
26 124 Frost/Nixon Universal $68,206 3 $204,600 $21,086,000 12/05/08
27 146 In Good Company Universal $64,156 3 $192,500 $58,101,000 12/31/04
28 148 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Universal $64,021 4 $256,100 $5,953,100 8/26/83
29 165 Sophie's Choice Universal $62,106 9 $559,000 $77,586,800 12/10/82
30 108 Philadelphia TriStar $70,417 4 $281,700 $150,639,000 12/24/93
31 126 Bugsy TriStar $67,761 4 $271,000 $95,963,700 12/13/91
32 135 The Freshman TriStar $65,947 6 $395,700 $41,247,000 7/20/90
33 147 Mountains of the Moon TriStar $64,081 2 $128,200 $7,710,600 2/23/90
34 173 The Fisher King TriStar $60,185 10 $601,900 $80,905,100 9/20/91
35 84 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $77,303 4 $309,200 $8,088,200 7/29/05
36 31 Blue Jasmine Sony Classics $105,784 6 $634,700 $34,447,600 7/26/13
37 34 Howards End Sony Classics $102,983 1 $103,000 $50,950,900 3/13/92
38 39 Midnight in Paris Sony Classics $100,701 6 $604,200 $57,744,000 5/20/11
39 99 Talk to Her Sony Classics $73,041 2 $146,100 $12,565,600 11/22/02
40 100 To Rome with Love Sony Classics $72,361 5 $361,800 $17,412,900 6/22/12
41 110 Orlando Sony Classics $70,059 3 $210,200 $10,446,200 6/11/93
42 144 Bad Education Sony Classics $64,311 3 $192,900 $6,670,600 11/19/04
43 161 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Sony Classics $62,521 16 $1,000,300 $184,614,100 12/08/00
44 189 Persuasion Sony Classics $57,912 1 $57,900 $9,849,000 9/29/95
45 195 Broken Embraces Sony Classics $57,216 2 $114,400 $5,200,200 11/20/09
46 26 American Hustle Sony / Columbia $120,158 6 $720,900 $151,384,700 12/13/13
47 30 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony / Columbia $108,205 8 $865,600 $71,911,900 12/09/05
48 67 Zero Dark Thirty Sony / Columbia $84,259 5 $421,300 $96,672,000 12/21/12
49 86 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia $76,857 7 $538,000 $30,489,100 12/06/02
50 138 To Die For Sony / Columbia $65,670 11 $722,400 $39,780,000 9/29/95
51 174 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony / Columbia $60,156 16 $962,500 $35,956,900 12/27/96
52 186 Immortal Beloved Sony / Columbia $58,402 4 $233,600 $18,544,000 12/16/94
53 35 Punch-Drunk Love Sony (Revolution) $102,765 5 $513,800 $24,969,600 10/11/02
54 143 Black Hawk Down Sony (Revolution) $64,573 4 $258,300 $152,019,400 12/28/01
55 10 Red State SModcast Pictures $211,246 1 $211,200 $1,136,200 3/04/11
56 193 High Hopes Skouras $57,266 1 $57,300 $2,441,700 2/24/89
57 184 Circle of Friends Savoy $58,678 4 $234,700 $43,715,100 3/17/95
58 76 Prick Up Your Ears Samuel Goldwyn $80,350 1 $80,300 $3,440,700 4/17/87
59 101 1984 Samuel Goldwyn $72,340 1 $72,300 $19,312,800 12/14/84
60 105 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn $71,098 3 $213,300 $44,281,700 5/07/93
61 49 Guiana 1838 RBC Radio $92,834 1 $92,800 $295,700 9/24/04
62 28 There Will Be Blood Paramount Vantage $112,697 2 $225,400 $45,550,600 12/28/07
63 103 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage $71,680 3 $215,000 $25,943,000 12/26/08
64 117 Babel Paramount Vantage $69,038 7 $483,300 $41,687,000 10/27/06
65 128 Defiance Paramount Vantage $67,304 2 $134,600 $32,434,900 1/02/09
66 159 Into the Wild Paramount Vantage $62,759 4 $251,000 $21,615,500 9/21/07
67 61 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $87,298 4 $349,200 $29,970,700 5/26/06
68 16 Dreamgirls Paramount (DreamWorks) $156,786 3 $470,400 $123,513,300 12/15/06
69 68 Up in the Air Paramount $84,145 15 $1,262,200 $87,259,000 12/04/09
70 87 The Fighter Paramount $76,127 4 $304,500 $95,019,500 12/10/10
71 155 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $63,199 4 $252,800 $15,346,300 9/25/09
72 176 Sunshine Cleaning Overture Films $59,720 4 $238,900 $13,658,600 3/13/09
73 60 Platoon Orion Pictures $88,049 6 $528,300 $288,094,700 12/19/86
74 63 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion Pictures $87,096 3 $261,300 $24,347,200 3/01/85
75 70 Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures $82,130 14 $1,149,800 $355,275,300 11/09/90
76 175 Too Beautiful For You Orion Classics $59,981 1 $60,000 $3,414,300 3/02/90
77 85 Tous les Matins du Monde October $76,945 1 $76,900 $6,066,800 11/13/92
78 56 Metropolitan New Line $89,686 1 $89,700 $5,647,200 8/03/90
79 109 A Handful of Dust New Line $70,163 1 $70,200 $3,087,200 6/24/88
80 134 Wide Sargasso Sea New Line $66,387 1 $66,400 $3,171,100 4/16/93
81 136 About Schmidt New Line $65,853 6 $395,100 $87,747,000 12/13/02
82 69 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax $83,704 2 $167,400 $26,031,100 10/21/94
83 73 Everyone Says I Love You Miramax $80,733 3 $242,200 $17,285,900 12/06/96
84 77 Kids Miramax $80,093 2 $160,200 $13,853,200 7/21/95
85 78 sex, lies and videotape Miramax $79,856 4 $319,400 $50,667,400 8/04/89
86 95 The Piano Miramax $74,336 4 $297,400 $78,384,200 11/12/93
87 113 Apocalypse Now Redux Miramax $69,659 2 $139,300 $6,645,200 8/03/01
88 116 Good Will Hunting Miramax $69,055 7 $483,400 $239,971,000 12/05/97
89 122 The Grifters Miramax $68,263 2 $136,500 $25,966,300 12/07/90
90 132 Unzipped Miramax $66,604 2 $133,200 $5,373,400 8/04/95
91 140 Amelie Miramax $65,342 3 $196,000 $47,034,700 11/02/01
92 160 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Miramax $62,751 2 $125,500 $7,855,800 5/04/90
93 171 Trainspotting Miramax $60,394 8 $483,200 $30,333,100 7/19/96
94 190 Frida Miramax $57,650 5 $288,300 $35,908,200 10/25/02
95 22 Victor/Victoria MGM $128,708 3 $386,100 $78,024,400 3/19/82
96 88 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $76,102 3 $228,300 $123,618,900 7/15/88
97 157 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films $63,140 10 $631,400 $134,769,100 3/06/98
98 177 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Lionsgate/Summit $59,658 4 $238,600 $17,930,700 9/21/12
99 29 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Lionsgate $111,133 18 $2,000,400 $50,588,400 11/06/09
100 71 Sicko Lionsgate $81,500 1 $81,500 $28,998,700 6/22/07
101 200 Jesus' Son Lions Gate $55,943 1 $55,900 $1,964,000 6/16/00
102 163 She's Gotta Have It Island Pictures $62,395 1 $62,400 $15,640,900 8/08/86
103 23 Kiss of the Spider Woman Island Alive $128,161 1 $128,200 $37,526,300 7/26/85
104 188 A Private Function Island Alive $58,016 1 $58,000 $5,787,400 3/01/85
105 90 Boyhood IFC $75,663 5 $378,300 $21,284,900 7/11/14
106 102 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $71,896 1 $71,900 $2,368,000 8/24/12
107 162 The Whistle Blower Hemdale $62,451 1 $62,500 $3,118,900 7/10/87
108 167 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gramercy $60,969 7 $426,800 $21,823,900 8/12/94
109 11 The Grand Budapest Hotel Fox Searchlight $207,123 4 $828,500 $58,366,800 3/07/14
110 43 I Heart Huckabees Fox Searchlight $95,628 4 $382,500 $16,729,700 10/01/04
111 46 Melinda and Melinda Fox Searchlight $94,158 1 $94,200 $4,853,000 3/18/05
112 47 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight $94,040 4 $376,200 $13,523,600 5/27/11
113 72 Black Swan Fox Searchlight $81,414 18 $1,465,400 $109,874,700 12/03/10
114 79 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight $79,727 2 $159,500 $14,052,700 9/28/07
115 111 Juno Fox Searchlight $69,866 7 $489,100 $163,240,800 12/07/07
116 125 Sideways Fox Searchlight $67,763 4 $271,100 $91,517,600 10/22/04
117 129 127 Hours Fox Searchlight $67,205 4 $268,800 $18,609,900 11/05/10
118 137 Little Miss Sunshine Fox Searchlight $65,783 7 $460,500 $74,311,600 7/28/06
119 141 Thank You for Smoking Fox Searchlight $65,268 5 $326,300 $30,774,200 3/17/06
120 145 One Hour Photo Fox Searchlight $64,270 7 $449,900 $44,213,300 8/23/02
121 156 Stealing Beauty Fox Searchlight $63,168 3 $189,500 $8,686,100 6/14/96
122 172 Enough Said Fox Searchlight $60,353 4 $241,400 $17,117,500 9/20/13
123 183 Boys Don't Cry Fox Searchlight $58,991 2 $118,000 $17,645,400 10/08/99
124 191 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight $57,384 4 $229,500 $29,709,900 12/19/08
125 9 Anastasia Fox $213,507 1 $213,500 $102,990,800 11/14/97
126 19 Edward Scissorhands Fox $153,396 2 $306,800 $108,678,000 12/07/90
127 24 Bulworth Fox $122,917 2 $245,800 $45,986,000 5/15/98
128 25 Moulin Rouge! Fox $120,327 2 $240,700 $82,416,200 5/18/01
129 27 The Crucible Fox $115,871 1 $115,900 $13,091,900 11/29/96
130 42 The Thin Red Line Fox $97,952 5 $489,800 $58,340,900 12/25/98
131 48 The Verdict Fox $93,080 3 $279,200 $141,463,600 12/10/82
132 66 Night and the City Fox $84,309 1 $84,300 $12,151,400 10/16/92
133 92 Raising Arizona Fox $75,353 1 $75,400 $47,506,600 3/13/87
134 106 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $71,017 4 $284,100 $22,330,300 11/13/09
135 107 This Is My Life Fox $70,956 2 $141,900 $5,724,500 2/21/92
136 119 For the Boys Fox $68,891 2 $137,800 $34,490,300 11/22/91
137 139 The Commitments Fox $65,496 8 $524,000 $28,811,400 8/16/91
138 142 Grand Canyon Fox $65,220 2 $130,400 $65,124,300 12/27/91
139 168 Nell Fox $60,938 2 $121,900 $63,456,300 12/16/94
140 170 Down with Love Fox $60,711 1 $60,700 $27,376,800 5/09/03
141 180 Return of the Jedi Fox $59,292 1,002 $59,412,500 $658,394,900 5/27/83
142 185 Broadcast News Fox $58,677 7 $410,700 $102,420,700 12/18/87
143 187 Strange Days Fox $58,054 1 $58,100 $14,875,600 10/06/95
144 197 Die Hard Fox $56,690 21 $1,190,500 $164,200,000 7/15/88
145 20 Brokeback Mountain Focus Features $138,863 5 $694,300 $103,353,700 12/09/05
146 21 Moonrise Kingdom Focus Features $130,910 4 $523,600 $46,967,500 5/25/12
147 74 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus Features $80,616 4 $322,500 $24,823,600 12/09/11
148 91 Lust, Caution Focus Features $75,531 1 $75,500 $5,436,600 9/28/07
149 96 The Kids Are All Right Focus Features $74,111 7 $518,800 $21,282,600 7/09/10
150 104 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus Features $71,536 4 $286,100 $20,765,000 3/29/13
151 112 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus Features $69,744 3 $209,200 $21,918,900 9/24/04
152 158 Deconstructing Harry Fine Line $63,139 10 $631,400 $18,525,400 12/12/97
153 65 American Beauty DreamWorks $86,173 16 $1,378,800 $202,721,900 9/17/99
154 166 Match Point DreamWorks $61,843 8 $494,700 $28,741,600 12/30/05
155 38 Annie Columbia $100,859 14 $1,412,100 $157,785,600 5/21/82
156 52 Gandhi Columbia $90,669 4 $362,700 $136,244,100 12/10/82
157 81 Punchline Columbia $79,490 4 $318,000 $41,624,600 9/30/88
158 89 A Soldier's Story Columbia $75,677 5 $378,400 $52,429,500 9/14/84
159 123 A Passage to India Columbia $68,217 3 $204,700 $62,320,700 12/14/84
160 153 Agnes of God Columbia $63,423 8 $507,400 $58,691,300 9/13/85
161 154 Educating Rita Columbia $63,249 3 $189,700 $37,806,000 9/23/83
162 164 The Last Emperor Columbia $62,154 5 $310,800 $87,454,700 11/20/87
163 36 Maurice Cinecom $102,463 1 $102,500 $5,069,900 9/18/87
164 45 A Room with a View Cinecom $94,163 1 $94,200 $43,604,000 3/07/86
165 40 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films $98,683 4 $394,700 $13,357,200 12/06/13
166 152 Fool for Love Cannon Films $63,707 2 $127,400 $1,840,300 12/06/85
167 1 The Lion King Buena Vista $1,543,099 2 $3,086,200 $606,696,200 6/17/94
168 2 Pocahontas Buena Vista $837,829 6 $5,027,000 $264,607,700 6/16/95
169 3 A Bug's Life Buena Vista $504,651 1 $504,700 $277,521,600 11/20/98
170 4 Toy Story 2 Buena Vista $480,379 1 $480,400 $388,910,900 11/19/99
171 5 Hercules Buena Vista $442,044 1 $442,000 $175,551,500 6/13/97
172 6 The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $419,956 2 $839,900 $110,238,700 11/27/09
173 7 Frozen Buena Vista $236,977 1 $237,000 $398,702,700 11/22/13
174 8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire Buena Vista $236,294 2 $472,600 $120,738,400 6/08/01
175 12 Brother Bear Buena Vista $196,805 2 $393,600 $114,909,500 10/24/03
176 13 Aladdin Buena Vista $192,636 2 $385,300 $426,356,300 11/13/92
177 14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas Buena Vista $187,768 2 $375,500 $98,194,400 10/15/93
178 15 Evita Buena Vista $179,415 2 $358,800 $88,655,100 12/27/96
179 17 Beauty and the Beast Buena Vista $156,561 2 $313,100 $284,271,300 11/15/91
180 32 The Joy Luck Club Buena Vista $104,086 3 $312,300 $64,610,200 9/10/93
181 37 Good Morning, Vietnam Buena Vista $101,005 4 $404,000 $245,175,600 12/25/87
182 62 Dead Poets Society Buena Vista $87,151 8 $697,200 $196,308,000 6/02/89
183 64 Lincoln Buena Vista $86,699 11 $953,700 $184,825,700 11/09/12
184 80 The Royal Tenenbaums Buena Vista $79,571 5 $397,900 $73,389,900 12/14/01
185 94 Sarafina! Buena Vista $74,921 2 $149,800 $14,313,200 9/18/92
186 97 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Buena Vista $74,024 2 $148,000 $30,889,400 12/10/04
187 98 New York Stories Buena Vista $73,780 12 $885,400 $22,042,100 3/03/89
188 115 Ed Wood Buena Vista $69,597 2 $139,200 $11,451,000 9/30/94
189 130 Miami Rhapsody Buena Vista $66,741 2 $133,500 $9,758,400 1/27/95
190 149 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista $63,980 54 $3,454,900 $91,151,400 12/31/99
191 150 Kundun Buena Vista $63,850 2 $127,700 $9,855,500 12/26/97
192 169 A Civil Action Buena Vista $60,739 2 $121,500 $90,779,000 12/25/98
193 179 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Buena Vista $59,573 2 $119,100 $82,150,900 2/05/93
194 181 Country Buena Vista $59,143 1 $59,100 $23,325,400 9/28/84
195 192 Jefferson in Paris Buena Vista $57,329 2 $114,700 $4,623,200 3/31/95
196 51 Wish You Were Here Atlantic $90,680 1 $90,700 $6,828,000 7/24/87
197 57 The Blair Witch Project Artisan $89,625 27 $2,419,900 $224,917,900 7/16/99
198 199 Made Artisan $56,499 3 $169,500 $7,632,000 7/13/01
199 127 The Official Story ALMI $67,390 1 $67,400 $67,400 11/08/85
200 55 Spring Breakers A24 $89,765 3 $269,300 $14,095,400 3/15/13

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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