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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Total Gross^Date**
1 186 The Dark Knight Rises WB $36,532 4,404 $160,887,295 $448,139,099 7/20/12
2 161 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 WB $38,672 4,375 $169,189,427 $381,011,219 7/15/11
3 191 The Dark Knight WB $36,283 4,366 $158,411,483 $533,345,358 7/18/08
4 101 Marvel's The Avengers BV $47,698 4,349 $207,438,708 $623,357,910 5/04/12
5 143 Iron Man 3 BV $40,946 4,253 $174,144,585 $409,013,994 5/03/13
6 170 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire LGF $37,971 4,163 $158,074,286 $424,668,047 11/22/13
7 178 The Hunger Games LGF $36,871 4,137 $152,535,747 $408,010,692 3/23/12
8 111 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour BV $45,561 683 $31,117,834 $65,281,781 2/01/08
9 168 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $38,078 68 $2,589,334 $25,487,190 1/04/02
10 134 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $42,417 54 $2,290,525 $60,655,420 12/31/99
11 146 Milk Focus $40,385 36 $1,453,844 $31,841,299 11/28/08
12 142 The Descendants FoxS $41,038 29 $1,190,096 $82,584,160 11/18/11
13 123 No Country for Old Men Mira. $43,797 28 $1,226,333 $74,283,625 11/09/07
14 69 The Blair Witch Project Art. $56,002 27 $1,512,054 $140,539,099 7/16/99
15 148 Lost in Translation Focus $40,221 23 $925,087 $44,585,453 9/12/03
16 96 12 Years a Slave FoxS $48,617 19 $923,715 $56,671,993 10/18/13
17 18 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $104,025 18 $1,872,458 $47,566,524 11/06/09
18 34 Black Swan FoxS $80,212 18 $1,443,809 $106,954,678 12/03/10
19 77 American Beauty DW $53,845 16 $861,531 $130,096,601 9/17/99
20 139 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $41,450 16 $663,205 $128,078,872 12/08/00
21 36 Up in the Air Par. $78,763 15 $1,181,450 $83,823,381 12/04/09
22 100 Michael Clayton WB $47,994 15 $719,910 $49,033,882 10/05/07
23 188 Eastern Promises Focus $36,472 15 $547,092 $17,266,000 9/14/07
24 131 Dances with Wolves Orion $42,732 14 $598,257 $184,208,848 11/09/90
25 180 A History of Violence NL $36,856 14 $515,992 $31,504,633 9/23/05
26 187 Annie Col. $36,473 14 $510,632 $57,059,003 5/21/82
27 93 Mystic River WB $49,293 13 $640,815 $90,135,191 10/10/03
28 197 New York Stories BV $36,028 12 $432,337 $10,763,469 3/03/89
29 29 Lincoln BV $85,846 11 $944,308 $182,207,973 11/09/12
30 165 Good Night, and Good Luck. WIP $38,313 11 $421,446 $31,558,003 10/07/05
31 189 Everest (IMAX) MFF $36,424 10 $364,244 $87,178,599 3/06/98
32 198 Slumdog Millionaire FoxS $36,002 10 $360,018 $141,319,928 11/14/08
33 119 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $44,579 9 $401,211 $8,373,585 8/12/88
34 30 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $85,313 8 $682,504 $57,490,508 12/09/05
35 90 Match Point DW $49,824 8 $398,593 $23,151,529 12/30/05
36 132 Dead Poets Society BV $42,557 8 $340,456 $95,860,116 6/02/89
37 160 Young Adult Par. $38,783 8 $310,263 $16,311,571 12/09/11
38 49 The Kids Are All Right Focus $70,282 7 $491,971 $20,811,365 7/09/10
39 63 Juno FoxS $59,124 7 $413,869 $143,495,265 12/07/07
40 71 Babel ParV $55,621 7 $389,351 $34,302,837 10/27/06
41 73 Fruitvale Station Wein. $55,184 7 $386,291 $16,101,339 7/12/13
42 75 Adaptation. Sony $54,925 7 $384,478 $22,498,520 12/06/02
43 82 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $52,999 7 $370,998 $59,891,098 7/28/06
44 108 One Hour Photo FoxS $45,930 7 $321,515 $31,597,131 8/23/02
45 158 Good Will Hunting Mira. $38,987 7 $272,912 $138,433,435 12/05/97
46 164 Kung Fu Hustle SPC $38,460 7 $269,225 $17,108,591 4/08/05
47 2 Pocahontas BV $448,285 6 $2,689,714 $141,579,773 6/16/95
48 15 American Hustle Sony $123,409 6 $740,455 $150,117,807 12/13/13
49 19 Blue Jasmine SPC $102,011 6 $612,064 $33,405,481 7/26/13
50 21 Midnight in Paris SPC $99,834 6 $599,003 $56,817,045 5/20/11
51 102 About Schmidt NL $47,061 6 $282,367 $65,016,287 12/13/02
52 116 Gran Torino WB $45,287 6 $271,720 $148,095,302 12/12/08
53 125 Her (2013) WB $43,397 6 $260,382 $25,568,251 12/20/13
54 136 A Serious Man Focus $41,890 6 $251,337 $9,228,768 10/02/09
55 140 The Namesake FoxS $41,425 6 $248,552 $13,569,248 3/09/07
56 150 Platoon Orion $40,180 6 $241,080 $138,530,565 12/19/86
57 175 The Skin I Live In SPC $37,187 6 $223,119 $3,185,812 10/14/11
58 181 The September Issue RAtt. $36,772 6 $220,633 $3,820,067 8/28/09
59 184 Hereafter WB $36,720 6 $220,322 $32,746,941 10/15/10
60 11 The Master Wein. $147,262 5 $736,311 $16,377,274 9/14/12
61 17 Brokeback Mountain Focus $109,485 5 $547,425 $83,043,761 12/09/05
62 32 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $83,430 5 $417,150 $95,720,716 12/21/12
63 38 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $77,633 5 $388,166 $53,359,111 9/16/05
64 39 Boyhood IFC $77,524 5 $387,618 $1,928,758 7/11/14
65 41 Syriana WB $74,900 5 $374,502 $50,824,620 11/25/05
66 43 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $73,440 5 $367,203 $17,844,216 10/11/02
67 45 To Rome with Love SPC $72,272 5 $361,359 $16,685,867 6/22/12
68 68 The Thin Red Line Fox $56,506 5 $282,534 $36,400,491 12/25/98
69 72 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $55,396 5 $276,981 $52,364,010 12/14/01
70 83 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $52,584 5 $262,923 $24,793,509 3/17/06
71 91 Before Midnight SPC $49,383 5 $246,914 $8,114,627 5/24/13
72 121 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl PicH $44,059 5 $220,297 $17,657,973 6/20/08
73 129 The Bling Ring A24 $42,879 5 $214,395 $5,845,732 6/14/13
74 141 Frida Mira. $41,199 5 $205,996 $25,885,000 10/25/02
75 153 Volver SPC $39,540 5 $197,703 $12,899,867 11/03/06
76 174 Rush (2013) Uni. $37,458 5 $187,289 $26,947,624 9/20/13
77 195 Fading Gigolo MNE $36,160 5 $180,801 $3,769,873 4/18/14
78 199 August: Osage County Wein. $35,860 5 $179,302 $37,738,810 12/27/13
79 9 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $202,792 4 $811,166 $58,949,681 3/07/14
80 13 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $130,749 4 $522,996 $45,512,466 5/25/12
81 20 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $101,353 4 $405,411 $13,235,319 12/06/13
82 26 The Tree of Life FoxS $93,230 4 $372,920 $13,303,319 5/27/11
83 27 The King's Speech Wein. $88,863 4 $355,450 $135,453,143 11/26/10
84 37 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $77,641 4 $310,562 $24,149,393 12/09/11
85 40 The Fighter Par. $75,003 4 $300,010 $93,617,009 12/10/10
86 44 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $73,044 4 $292,177 $12,785,432 10/01/04
87 48 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $70,332 4 $281,330 $24,146,161 5/26/06
88 50 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $69,864 4 $279,457 $21,403,519 3/29/13
89 54 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $66,475 4 $265,900 $21,002,919 11/13/09
90 55 127 Hours FoxS $66,213 4 $264,851 $18,335,230 11/05/10
91 56 Nine Wein. $64,308 4 $257,232 $19,676,965 12/18/09
92 61 The Aristocrats Think $60,949 4 $243,796 $6,377,461 7/29/05
93 64 Enough Said FoxS $58,200 4 $232,800 $17,550,872 9/20/13
94 65 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $57,991 4 $231,964 $14,363,397 9/25/09
95 66 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $57,090 4 $228,359 $17,742,948 9/21/12
96 74 The Iron Lady Wein. $55,102 4 $220,409 $30,017,992 12/30/11
97 76 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $54,798 4 $219,190 $12,062,558 3/13/09
98 80 Into the Wild ParV $53,110 4 $212,440 $18,354,356 9/21/07
99 86 Sideways FoxS $51,760 4 $207,042 $71,503,593 10/22/04
100 87 The Artist Wein. $51,220 4 $204,878 $44,671,682 11/25/11
101 88 The Wrestler FoxS $50,679 4 $202,714 $26,238,243 12/19/08
102 92 The Spectacular Now A24 $49,354 4 $197,415 $6,854,611 8/02/13
103 97 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $48,577 4 $194,308 $123,922,370 12/25/87
104 99 Blue Valentine Wein. $48,432 4 $193,728 $9,706,328 12/31/10
105 107 Traffic USA $46,181 4 $184,725 $124,115,725 12/29/00
106 109 The Ghost Writer Sum. $45,752 4 $183,009 $15,541,549 2/19/10
107 110 Jane Eyre Focus $45,721 4 $182,885 $11,242,660 3/11/11
108 115 Cyrus FoxS $45,429 4 $181,716 $7,468,936 6/18/10
109 118 Black Hawk Down SonR $44,955 4 $179,823 $108,638,745 12/28/01
110 133 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $42,426 4 $169,702 $12,795,746 6/29/12
111 135 A Dangerous Method SPC $41,988 4 $167,953 $5,704,709 11/25/11
112 149 Punchline Col. $40,185 4 $160,742 $21,042,667 9/30/88
113 152 An Education SPC $39,754 4 $159,017 $12,574,914 10/09/09
114 157 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $38,995 4 $155,982 $24,741,667 8/04/89
115 171 The Savages FoxS $37,964 4 $151,859 $6,623,082 11/30/07
116 172 The Good Girl FoxS $37,910 4 $151,642 $14,018,296 8/09/02
117 173 The Piano Mira. $37,854 4 $151,419 $40,157,856 11/12/93
118 190 The Hurt Locker Sum. $36,338 4 $145,352 $17,017,811 6/26/09
119 200 Philadelphia TriS $35,858 4 $143,433 $77,446,440 12/24/93
120 14 Dreamgirls P/DW $126,316 3 $378,950 $103,365,956 12/15/06
121 28 Spring Breakers A24 $87,667 3 $263,002 $14,124,284 3/15/13
122 58 Revolutionary Road ParV $63,304 3 $189,911 $22,911,480 12/26/08
123 62 Frost/Nixon Uni. $60,236 3 $180,708 $18,622,031 12/05/08
124 79 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $53,273 3 $159,819 $16,781,387 9/24/04
125 81 The Joy Luck Club BV $53,003 3 $159,009 $32,901,136 9/10/93
126 89 In Good Company Uni. $50,583 3 $151,750 $45,806,659 12/31/04
127 95 Bad Education SPC $49,123 3 $147,370 $5,211,842 11/19/04
128 105 Victor/Victoria MGM $46,544 3 $139,634 $28,215,453 3/19/82
129 112 Amelie Mira. $45,490 3 $136,470 $33,225,499 11/02/01
130 122 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $43,892 3 $131,678 $9,759,200 12/06/96
131 144 The Queen Mira. $40,671 3 $122,014 $56,441,711 9/29/06
132 154 Greenberg Focus $39,384 3 $118,152 $4,234,170 3/19/10
133 155 Made Art. $39,334 3 $118,003 $5,313,300 7/13/01
134 159 The Lovely Bones P/DW $38,872 3 $116,616 $44,114,232 12/11/09
135 163 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $38,472 3 $115,418 $62,493,712 7/15/88
136 169 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $38,031 3 $114,095 $10,631,333 3/01/85
137 182 The Mosquito Coast WB $36,771 3 $110,313 $14,302,779 11/28/86
138 194 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $36,205 3 $108,617 $22,549,338 5/07/93
139 1 The Lion King BV $793,377 2 $1,586,753 $312,855,561 6/17/94
140 3 The Princess and the Frog BV $393,095 2 $786,190 $104,400,899 11/27/09
141 10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $164,505 2 $329,011 $84,056,472 6/08/01
142 12 Brother Bear BV $145,970 2 $291,940 $85,336,277 10/24/03
143 22 Aladdin BV $98,332 2 $196,664 $217,350,219 11/13/92
144 23 Evita BV $97,542 2 $195,085 $50,047,179 12/27/96
145 24 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $95,616 2 $191,232 $50,003,043 10/15/93
146 25 There Will Be Blood ParV $95,370 2 $190,739 $40,222,514 12/28/07
147 31 Moulin Rouge! Fox $83,770 2 $167,540 $57,386,607 5/18/01
148 33 Beauty and the Beast BV $81,073 2 $162,146 $145,863,363 11/15/91
149 35 Edward Scissorhands Fox $79,811 2 $159,622 $56,362,352 12/07/90
150 47 Bulworth Fox $70,908 2 $141,816 $26,528,185 5/15/98
151 53 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $67,469 2 $134,938 $11,902,715 9/28/07
152 60 Defiance ParV $61,757 2 $123,513 $28,644,813 1/02/09
153 67 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $56,542 2 $113,085 $24,020,403 12/10/04
154 78 Broken Embraces SPC $53,556 2 $107,111 $5,014,305 11/20/09
155 85 Talk to Her SPC $52,198 2 $104,396 $9,285,469 11/22/02
156 98 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $48,496 2 $96,992 $4,626,290 8/03/01
157 113 Lone Survivor Uni. $45,436 2 $90,872 $125,095,601 12/27/13
158 120 Blade Runner: The Final Cut WB $44,575 2 $89,150 $1,548,502 10/05/07
159 127 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $43,036 2 $86,072 $13,383,747 10/21/94
160 130 Kids Mira. $42,854 2 $85,709 $7,412,216 7/21/95
161 138 Brick Focus $41,787 2 $83,574 $2,075,743 3/31/06
162 145 Margot at the Wedding ParV $40,517 2 $81,035 $1,959,420 11/16/07
163 166 Sarafina! BV $38,244 2 $76,488 $7,306,242 9/18/92
164 167 Samsara Osci. $38,111 2 $76,222 $2,672,413 8/24/12
165 177 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Think $36,918 2 $73,837 $7,084,227 10/26/07
166 179 Boys Don't Cry FoxS $36,860 2 $73,720 $11,540,607 10/08/99
167 183 Senna PDA $36,749 2 $73,497 $1,612,430 8/12/11
168 193 This Is My Life Fox $36,220 2 $72,440 $2,922,094 2/21/92
169 196 Kundun BV $36,048 2 $72,095 $5,684,789 12/26/97
170 4 Toy Story 2 BV $300,163 1 $300,163 $245,852,179 11/19/99
171 5 A Bug's Life BV $291,121 1 $291,121 $162,798,565 11/20/98
172 6 Hercules BV $249,567 1 $249,567 $99,112,101 6/13/97
173 7 Frozen BV $243,390 1 $243,390 $400,738,009 11/22/13
174 8 Red State SMod $204,230 1 $204,230 $1,104,682 3/04/11
175 16 Anastasia Fox $120,541 1 $120,541 $58,406,347 11/14/97
176 42 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $74,238 1 $74,238 $3,826,280 3/18/05
177 46 Guiana 1838 RBC $70,910 1 $70,910 $227,241 9/24/04
178 51 Sicko LGF $68,969 1 $68,969 $24,540,079 6/22/07
179 52 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $68,801 1 $68,801 $2,266,067 8/24/12
180 57 Lust, Caution Focus $63,918 1 $63,918 $4,604,982 9/28/07
181 59 The Crucible Fox $62,995 1 $62,995 $7,343,114 11/29/96
182 70 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $55,962 1 $55,962 $17,005,229 7/26/85
183 84 Howards End SPC $52,568 1 $52,568 $25,966,555 3/13/92
184 94 Maurice Cinc $49,278 1 $49,278 $2,438,304 9/18/87
185 103 Crossing Delancey WB $46,711 1 $46,711 $16,262,415 8/26/88
186 104 Metropolitan NL $46,663 1 $46,663 $2,938,208 8/03/90
187 106 Brand Upon the Brain! Vita. $46,412 1 $46,412 $263,200 5/11/07
188 114 After Hours WB $45,435 1 $45,435 $10,609,321 9/13/85
189 117 Down with Love Fox $45,029 1 $45,029 $20,305,251 5/09/03
190 124 Wish You Were Here Atl $43,611 1 $43,611 $3,283,832 7/24/87
191 126 Night and the City Fox $43,036 1 $43,036 $6,202,756 10/16/92
192 128 A Room with a View Cinc $42,970 1 $42,970 $20,966,644 3/07/86
193 137 Brooklyn Rules CityL $41,811 1 $41,811 $458,232 5/11/07
194 147 The Mission WB $40,366 1 $40,366 $17,218,023 10/31/86
195 151 The Secret of Kells GK $39,826 1 $39,826 $676,775 3/05/10
196 156 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $39,277 1 $39,277 $3,089,497 11/13/92
197 162 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $38,643 1 $38,643 $1,654,743 4/17/87
198 176 Jesus' Son Lions $37,089 1 $37,089 $1,302,067 6/16/00
199 185 Munger Road Free $36,605 1 $36,605 $266,689 9/30/11
200 192 Raising Arizona Fox $36,240 1 $36,240 $22,847,564 3/13/87

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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