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Franchises

Stephen King



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total GrossRelease
Date
1 7 Misery Columbia $10,076,834 16.4% 1,244 $8,100 $61,276,872 11/30/90
2 8 Sleepwalkers Columbia $10,017,354 32.8% 1,864 $5,374 $30,524,763 4/10/92
3 18 Needful Things Columbia $5,202,478 34.3% 1,963 $2,650 $15,185,672 8/27/93
4 25 Stand by Me Columbia $3,812,093 7.3% 745 $5,116 $52,287,414 8/22/86
5 28 Christine Columbia $3,408,904 16.2% 1,045 $3,262 $21,017,849 12/9/83
6 33 The Shawshank Redemption Columbia $2,402,549 8.5% 944 $2,545 $28,341,469 10/14/94
7 30 Maximum Overdrive DEG $3,205,644 43.1% 1,198 $2,675 $7,433,663 7/25/86
8 37 Stephen King's Riding the Bullet Innovation Film Group $101,107 75.1% 100 $1,011 $134,711 10/15/04
9 13 The Rage: Carrie 2 MGM $7,065,123 39.8% 2,286 $3,090 $17,762,705 3/12/99
10 27 Cat's Eye MGM $3,451,191 26.4% 1,460 $2,363 $13,086,298 4/12/85
11 1 1408 MGM (Weinstein) $20,617,667 28.6% 2,678 $7,698 $71,985,628 6/22/07
12 10 The Mist MGM (Weinstein) $8,931,973 34.9% 2,423 $3,686 $25,594,957 11/21/07
13 32 Children of the Corn II Miramax $2,719,750 39.0% 946 $2,875 $6,980,986 1/29/93
14 12 The Lawnmower Man New Line $7,751,971 24.1% 1,276 $6,075 $32,100,816 3/6/92
15 34 Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace New Line $1,428,658 59.3% 1,589 $899 $2,409,225 1/12/96
16 35 The Mangler New Line $933,809 52.4% 800 $1,167 $1,781,383 3/3/95
17 38 The Night Flier New Line $91,549 73.0% 95 $964 $125,397 2/6/98
18 31 Children of the Corn New World $2,756,864 18.9% 653 $4,221 $14,568,989 3/16/84
19 29 The Dark Half Orion Pictures $3,250,883 30.6% 1,563 $2,079 $10,611,160 4/23/93
20 6 Pet Sematary Paramount $12,046,179 21.0% 1,585 $7,600 $57,469,467 4/21/89
21 17 Stephen King's Thinner Paramount $5,679,046 37.1% 2,009 $2,826 $15,315,484 10/25/96
22 19 Graveyard Shift Paramount $5,082,300 43.9% 1,603 $3,170 $11,582,891 10/26/90
23 20 Tales From the Darkside: The Movie Paramount $5,028,096 30.8% 1,535 $3,275 $16,324,573 5/4/90
24 21 Pet Sematary II Paramount $4,825,100 28.2% 1,852 $2,605 $17,092,453 8/28/92
25 23 The Dead Zone Paramount $4,556,083 21.9% 1,293 $3,523 $20,766,616 10/21/83
26 24 Silver Bullet Paramount $4,013,563 32.5% 1,285 $3,123 $12,361,866 10/11/85
27 2 Secret Window Sony / Columbia $18,237,568 38.0% 3,018 $6,042 $48,022,900 3/12/04
28 16 Dolores Claiborne Sony / Columbia $5,721,920 23.5% 1,216 $4,705 $24,361,867 3/24/95
29 26 Apt Pupil Sony / Columbia $3,583,151 40.4% 1,448 $2,474 $8,863,193 10/23/98
30 4 Carrie (2013) Sony / Screen Gems $16,101,552 45.7% 3,157 $5,100 $35,266,619 10/18/13
31 11 The Running Man TriStar $8,117,465 21.3% 1,692 $4,797 $38,122,105 11/13/87
32 22 Firestarter Universal $4,726,660 27.7% 1,356 $3,485 $17,080,167 5/11/84
33 3 The Green Mile Warner Bros. $18,017,152 13.2% 2,875 $6,266 $136,801,374 12/10/99
34 5 Dreamcatcher Warner Bros. $15,027,423 44.6% 2,945 $5,102 $33,715,436 3/21/03
35 9 Hearts in Atlantis Warner Bros. $9,021,494 37.3% 1,751 $5,152 $24,185,781 9/28/01
36 14 Cujo Warner Bros. $6,114,899 28.9% 1,239 $4,935 $21,156,152 8/12/83
37 15 Creepshow Warner Bros. $5,870,889 27.9% 1,127 $5,209 $21,028,755 11/12/82
38 36 The Shining Warner Bros. $622,337 1.4% 10 $62,233 $44,017,374 5/23/80
RowAVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 35 Movies):
$7,108,6944,314.8%1,648$4,315$27,784,787-

Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted
Opening
Unadjusted
Opening
TheatersAdjusted
Average
Unadjusted
Average
Release
1 The Green Mile WB $28,231,600 $18,017,152 2,875 $9,800 $6,266 12/10/99
2 Pet Sematary Par. $24,153,000 $12,046,179 1,585 $15,200 $7,600 4/21/89
3 1408 MGM/W $23,854,200 $20,617,667 2,678 $8,900 $7,698 6/22/07
4 Secret Window Sony $23,377,000 $18,237,568 3,018 $7,700 $6,042 3/12/04
5 Dreamcatcher WB $19,837,200 $15,027,423 2,945 $6,700 $5,102 3/21/03
6 Sleepwalkers Col. $19,214,000 $10,017,354 1,864 $10,300 $5,374 4/10/92
7 Misery Col. $18,962,600 $10,076,834 1,244 $15,200 $8,100 11/30/90
8 The Running Man TriS $16,525,600 $8,117,465 1,692 $9,800 $4,797 11/13/87
9 Creepshow WB $15,895,300 $5,870,889 1,127 $14,100 $5,209 11/12/82
10 Cujo WB $15,452,300 $6,114,899 1,239 $12,500 $4,935 8/12/83
11 Carrie (2013) SGem $15,349,500 $16,101,552 3,157 $4,900 $5,100 10/18/13
12 The Lawnmower Man NL $14,868,800 $7,751,971 1,276 $11,700 $6,075 3/6/92
13 Hearts in Atlantis WB $12,687,500 $9,021,494 1,751 $7,200 $5,152 9/28/01
14 The Dead Zone Par. $11,513,100 $4,556,083 1,293 $8,900 $3,523 10/21/83
15 Firestarter Uni. $11,197,700 $4,726,660 1,356 $8,300 $3,485 5/11/84
16 The Rage: Carrie 2 MGM $11,070,500 $7,065,123 2,286 $4,800 $3,090 3/12/99
17 Dolores Claiborne Sony $10,470,500 $5,721,920 1,216 $8,600 $4,705 3/24/95
18 The Mist MGM/W $10,334,100 $8,931,973 2,423 $4,300 $3,686 11/21/07
19 Stephen King's Thinner Par. $10,227,400 $5,679,046 2,009 $5,100 $2,826 10/25/96
20 Needful Things Col. $10,002,800 $5,202,478 1,963 $5,100 $2,650 8/27/93
21 Graveyard Shift Par. $9,563,900 $5,082,300 1,603 $6,000 $3,170 10/26/90
22 Tales From the Darkside: The Movie Par. $9,461,900 $5,028,096 1,535 $6,200 $3,275 5/4/90
23 Pet Sematary II Par. $9,254,900 $4,825,100 1,852 $5,000 $2,605 8/28/92
24 Silver Bullet Par. $8,999,400 $4,013,563 1,285 $7,000 $3,123 10/11/85
25 Christine Col. $8,614,200 $3,408,904 1,045 $8,200 $3,262 12/9/83
26 Stand by Me Col. $8,179,000 $3,812,093 745 $11,000 $5,116 8/22/86
27 Cat's Eye MGM $7,738,400 $3,451,191 1,460 $5,300 $2,363 4/12/85
28 Maximum Overdrive DEG $6,877,900 $3,205,644 1,198 $5,700 $2,675 7/25/86
29 Children of the Corn NW $6,531,100 $2,756,864 653 $10,000 $4,221 3/16/84
30 The Dark Half Orion $6,250,500 $3,250,883 1,563 $4,000 $2,079 4/23/93
31 Apt Pupil Sony $6,081,400 $3,583,151 1,448 $4,200 $2,474 10/23/98
32 Children of the Corn II Mira. $5,229,300 $2,719,750 946 $5,500 $2,875 1/29/93
33 The Shawshank Redemption Col. $4,575,200 $2,402,549 944 $4,800 $2,545 10/14/94
34 Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace NL $2,572,900 $1,428,658 1,589 $1,600 $899 1/12/96
35 The Shining WB $1,841,600 $622,337 10 $184,200 $62,233 5/23/80
36 The Mangler NL $1,708,800 $933,809 800 $2,100 $1,167 3/3/95
37 The Night Flier NL $155,400 $91,549 95 $1,600 $964 2/6/98
38 Stephen King's Riding the Bullet Inn. $129,600 $101,107 100 $1,300 $1,011 10/15/04
AVERAGE:$11,236,600$6,568,9281,523$7,400$5,460-






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