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Biopic - Music

1978-Present
Excluding documentaries

RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 39 Ma vie en cinemascope Alliance $1,163,648 - n/a - 12/17/04
2 30 The Runaways
(The Runaways)
Apparition $3,573,673 244 $805,115 244 3/19/10
3 8 What's Love Got to Do with It
(Tina Turner)
Buena Vista $39,100,956 1,100 $1,222,718 58 6/11/93
4 5 La Bamba
(Ritchie Valens)
Columbia $54,215,416 1,251 $5,651,990 1,251 7/24/87
5 15 The Buddy Holly Story
(Buddy Holly)
Columbia $14,363,400 - n/a - 5/19/78
6 10 Shine
(David Helfgott)
Fine Line $35,892,330 1,050 $162,179 7 11/22/96
7 2 Walk the Line
(Johnny Cash & June Carter)
Fox $119,519,402 3,160 $22,347,341 2,961 11/18/05
8 9 Notorious (2009) Fox Searchlight $36,843,682 1,641 $20,497,596 1,638 1/16/09
9 34 Backbeat
(The Beatles)
Gramercy $2,392,589 211 $126,740 10 4/15/94
10 41 Born to be Blue (US Release) IFC $830,129 79 $46,184 3 3/25/16
11 26 Beyond the Sea
(Bobby Darin)
Lions Gate $6,318,709 383 $45,264 6 12/17/04
12 38 24 Hour Party People
(Tony Wilson)
MGM $1,184,096 37 $34,940 2 8/9/02
13 43 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life Music Box Films $233,007 19 $25,189 3 8/31/11
14 47 Paul Coelho's Best Story Music Box Films $8,808 5 $5,295 5 7/31/15
15 28 Hilary and Jackie
(Jacqueline du Pre)
October $4,912,892 300 $92,956 6 12/30/98
16 6 Amadeus
(Mozart)
Orion Pictures $51,973,029 802 $505,276 25 9/21/84
17 16 Great Balls of Fire!
(Jerry Lee Lewis)
Orion Pictures $13,741,060 1,417 $3,807,986 1,417 6/30/89
18 24 American Hot Wax
(Alan Freed)
Paramount $7,932,571 - n/a - 3/17/78
19 13 The Soloist Paramount (DreamWorks) $31,720,158 2,090 $9,716,458 2,024 4/24/09
20 44 What We Do Is Secret
(The Germs)
Peace Arch Entertainment $58,776 7 $5,888 1 8/8/08
21 20 La Vie en Rose
(Edith Piaf)
Picturehouse $10,301,706 178 $179,848 8 6/8/07
22 25 El Cantante
(Hector Lavoe)
Picturehouse $7,556,712 542 $3,202,035 542 8/3/07
23 46 Gloria (2015) Picturehouse (II) $14,701 3 $7,930 3 7/17/15
24 18 Love & Mercy Roadside Attractions $12,551,031 791 $2,122,177 481 6/5/15
25 31 Sid and Nancy
(Sid Vicious)
Samuel Goldwyn $2,826,523 43 $50,829 2 10/17/86
26 37 Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould
(Glenn Gould)
Samuel Goldwyn $1,319,521 - n/a - 11/26/93
27 45 Stoned
(Brian Jones)
Screen Media $38,922 6 $15,409 6 3/24/06
28 21 Immortal Beloved
(Beethoven)
Sony / Columbia $9,914,409 463 $120,108 4 12/16/94
29 23 Cadillac Records
(Chess Records artists)
Sony / Columbia $8,195,551 701 $3,445,559 687 12/5/08
30 32 Miles Ahead Sony Classics $2,610,719 527 $114,530 4 4/1/16
31 36 I Saw the Light Sony Classics $1,646,788 741 $45,471 5 3/25/16
32 12 The Doors
(Jim Morrison)
TriStar $34,416,893 1,236 $9,151,800 840 3/1/91
33 22 Sweet Dreams
(Patsy Cline)
TriStar $9,085,049 778 $2,161,284 778 10/4/85
34 17 De-Lovely
(Cole Porter)
United Artists $13,456,633 410 $292,963 16 7/2/04
35 1 Straight Outta Compton Universal $161,197,785 3,142 $60,200,180 2,757 8/14/15
36 3 Ray
(Ray Charles)
Universal $75,331,600 2,474 $20,039,730 2,006 10/29/04
37 4 Coal Miner's Daughter
(Loretta Lynn)
Universal $67,182,787 - $3,366,443 437 3/7/80
38 14 Get On Up Universal $30,703,100 2,469 $13,585,915 2,468 8/1/14
39 27 Topsy-Turvy
(Gilbert & Sullivan)
USA Films $6,208,548 224 $31,387 2 12/15/99
40 7 Jersey Boys Warner Bros. $47,047,013 2,905 $13,319,371 2,905 6/20/14
41 11 Selena
(Selena)
Warner Bros. $35,281,794 1,873 $11,615,722 1,850 3/21/97
42 19 Why Do Fools Fall in Love?
(Frankie Lymon)
Warner Bros. $12,461,773 1,377 $3,946,382 1,369 8/28/98
43 35 Bird
(Charlie Parker)
Warner Bros. $2,181,286 93 $27,116 1 9/30/88
44 29 I'm Not There
(Bob Dylan)
Weinstein Company $4,017,609 149 $730,819 130 11/21/07
45 33 The Sapphires Weinstein Company $2,450,867 126 $38,372 4 3/22/13
46 40 Control
(Ian Curtis)
Weinstein Company $872,252 29 $27,674 1 10/10/07
47 42 Jimi: All Is By My Side Xlrator Media $340,911 75 $97,008 34 9/26/14
TOTAL (All Movies):$985,190,814----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$20,961,507748$4,532,663628-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$810,924,410----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$42,680,2321,631$14,249,0941,782-



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