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Biopic - Music

1978-Present
Excluding documentaries



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1 Walk the Line
(Johnny Cash & June Carter)
Fox $119,519,402 3,160 $22,347,341 2,961 11/18/05
2 6 Jersey Boys WB $46,724,861 2,905 $13,319,371 2,905 6/20/14
3 13 Get On Up Uni. $28,939,730 2,469 $13,585,915 2,468 8/1/14
4 12 The Soloist P/DW $31,720,158 2,090 $9,716,458 2,024 4/24/09
5 2 Ray
(Ray Charles)
Uni. $75,331,600 2,474 $20,039,730 2,006 10/29/04
6 10 Selena
(Selena)
WB $35,281,794 1,873 $11,615,722 1,850 3/21/97
7 8 Notorious (2009) FoxS $36,843,682 1,641 $20,497,596 1,638 1/16/09
8 15 Great Balls of Fire!
(Jerry Lee Lewis)
Orion $13,741,060 1,417 $3,807,986 1,417 6/30/89
9 17 Why Do Fools Fall in Love?
(Frankie Lymon)
WB $12,461,773 1,377 $3,946,382 1,369 8/28/98
10 4 La Bamba
(Ritchie Valens)
Col. $54,215,416 1,251 $5,651,990 1,251 7/24/87
11 11 The Doors
(Jim Morrison)
TriS $34,416,893 1,236 $9,151,800 840 3/1/91
12 20 Sweet Dreams
(Patsy Cline)
TriS $9,085,049 778 $2,161,284 778 10/4/85
13 21 Cadillac Records
(Chess Records artists)
Sony $8,195,551 701 $3,445,559 687 12/5/08
14 23 El Cantante
(Hector Lavoe)
PicH $7,556,712 542 $3,202,035 542 8/3/07
15 3 Coal Miner's Daughter
(Loretta Lynn)
Uni. $67,182,787 - $3,366,443 437 3/7/80
16 28 The Runaways
(The Runaways)
App. $3,573,673 244 $805,115 244 3/19/10
17 27 I'm Not There
(Bob Dylan)
Wein. $4,017,609 149 $730,819 130 11/21/07
18 7 What's Love Got to Do with It
(Tina Turner)
BV $39,100,956 1,100 $1,222,718 58 6/11/93
19 5 Amadeus
(Mozart)
Orion $51,973,029 802 $505,276 25 9/21/84
20 16 De-Lovely
(Cole Porter)
UA $13,456,633 410 $292,963 16 7/2/04
21 31 Backbeat
(The Beatles)
Gram. $2,392,589 211 $126,740 10 4/15/94
22 18 La Vie en Rose
(Edith Piaf)
PicH $10,301,706 178 $179,848 8 6/8/07
23 9 Shine
(David Helfgott)
FL $35,892,330 1,050 $162,179 7 11/22/96
24 24 Beyond the Sea
(Bobby Darin)
Lions $6,318,709 383 $45,264 6 12/17/04
25 26 Hilary and Jackie
(Jacqueline du Pre)
Oct. $4,912,892 300 $92,956 6 12/30/98
26 39 Stoned
(Brian Jones)
Scre. $38,922 6 $15,409 6 3/24/06
27 19 Immortal Beloved
(Beethoven)
Sony $9,914,409 463 $120,108 4 12/16/94
28 30 The Sapphires Wein. $2,450,867 126 $38,372 4 3/22/13
29 37 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life MBox $233,007 19 $25,189 3 8/31/11
30 25 Topsy-Turvy
(Gilbert & Sullivan)
USA $6,208,548 224 $31,387 2 12/15/99
31 29 Sid and Nancy
(Sid Vicious)
Gold. $2,826,523 43 $50,829 2 10/17/86
32 34 24 Hour Party People
(Tony Wilson)
MGM $1,184,096 37 $34,940 2 8/9/02
33 32 Bird
(Charlie Parker)
WB $2,181,286 93 $27,116 1 9/30/88
34 36 Control
(Ian Curtis)
Wein. $872,252 29 $27,674 1 10/10/07
35 38 What We Do Is Secret
(The Germs)
PArch $58,776 7 $5,888 1 8/8/08
36 14 The Buddy Holly Story
(Buddy Holly)
Col. $14,363,400 - n/a - 5/19/78
37 22 American Hot Wax
(Alan Freed)
Par. $7,932,571 - n/a - 3/17/78
38 33 Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould
(Glenn Gould)
Gold. $1,319,521 - n/a - 11/26/93
39 35 Ma vie en cinemascope All. $1,163,648 - n/a - 12/17/04
TOTAL (All Movies):$803,904,420----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$20,612,934764$3,856,318677-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$633,443,284----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$39,590,2051,645$10,714,3951,707-



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