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Genres

Family - Animal (Live action)

1979-Present
Non-talking



RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 Eight Below BV $20,188,176 24.7% 3,066 $6,584 $81,612,565 2/17/06
2 Dolphin Tale WB $19,152,401 26.5% 3,507 $5,461 $72,286,779 9/23/11
3 Mr. Popper's Penguins Fox $18,445,355 27.0% 3,339 $5,524 $68,224,452 6/17/11
4 Snow Dogs BV $17,814,259 21.9% 2,302 $7,738 $81,172,560 1/18/02
5 Hotel for Dogs P/DW $17,012,212 23.3% 3,271 $5,201 $73,034,460 1/16/09
6 Dolphin Tale 2 WB $15,873,397 92.8% 3,656 $4,342 $17,099,065 9/12/14
7 Because of Winn-Dixie Fox $10,208,431 31.3% 3,188 $3,202 $32,647,042 2/18/05
8 See Spot Run WB $9,715,102 29.1% 2,656 $3,657 $33,357,476 3/2/01
9 We Bought a Zoo Fox $9,360,434 12.4% 3,117 $3,003 $75,624,550 12/23/11
10 Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story DW $9,178,233 28.0% 2,007 $4,573 $32,751,093 10/21/05
11 Free Willy WB $7,868,829 10.1% 1,476 $5,331 $77,698,625 7/16/93
12 Big Miracle Uni. $7,760,205 38.5% 2,129 $3,645 $20,157,300 2/3/12
13 Flicka Fox $7,703,551 36.7% 2,877 $2,677 $21,000,147 10/20/06
14 Beethoven Uni. $7,587,565 13.3% 1,688 $4,495 $57,114,049 4/3/92
15 Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home WB $7,039,608 23.4% 1,931 $3,645 $30,077,111 7/21/95
16 Furry Vengeance Sum. $6,627,564 37.6% 2,997 $2,211 $17,630,465 4/30/10
17 That Darn Cat BV $6,424,617 35.1% 1,891 $3,397 $18,301,610 2/14/97
18 Operation Dumbo Drop BV $6,392,155 25.9% 2,145 $2,980 $24,670,346 7/28/95
19 Two Brothers Uni. $6,144,160 32.0% 2,175 $2,824 $19,176,754 6/25/04
20 Beethoven's 2nd Uni. $6,017,225 11.3% 2,026 $2,970 $53,443,066 12/17/93
21 My Dog Skip WB $5,863,545 17.2% 2,331 $2,515 $34,134,641 3/3/00
22 Air Bud BV $4,878,632 21.1% 1,795 $2,717 $23,144,499 8/1/97
23 Fly Away Home Sony $4,708,044 18.7% 1,320 $3,566 $25,143,818 9/13/96
24 Monkey Trouble NL $4,523,597 27.5% 1,412 $3,203 $16,453,258 3/18/94
25 March of the Penguins WIP $4,382,340 5.7% 695 $6,305 $77,437,223 7/22/05
26 Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog Fox $4,231,917 36.3% 1,217 $3,477 $11,642,946 1/13/95
27 Flipper Uni. $4,209,525 21.0% 2,385 $1,765 $20,080,020 5/17/96
28 Andre Par. $4,020,760 23.9% 1,469 $2,737 $16,820,893 8/19/94
29 Firehouse Dog Fox $3,838,916 27.6% 2,860 $1,342 $13,932,383 4/4/07
30 Larger Than Life MGM $3,779,504 45.5% 2,433 $1,553 $8,315,693 11/1/96
31 The Bear TriS $3,676,530 11.6% 858 $4,285 $31,753,898 10/27/89
32 Buddy Sony $3,504,671 34.7% 2,113 $1,658 $10,113,400 6/6/97
33 Hoot NL $3,368,197 41.5% 3,018 $1,116 $8,117,637 5/5/06
34 Lassie Par. $3,201,843 32.1% 1,785 $1,793 $9,979,683 7/22/94
35 Benji the Hunted BV $3,062,616 13.8% 1,188 $2,577 $22,257,624 6/19/87
36 Dunston Checks In Fox $2,996,891 30.4% 1,290 $2,323 $9,871,065 1/12/96
37 The Black Stallion Returns MGM $2,923,297 24.3% 1,370 $2,133 $12,049,108 3/25/83
38 Zeus and Roxanne MGM $2,755,382 38.1% 1,745 $1,579 $7,233,324 1/24/97
39 Cheetah BV $2,636,118 32.3% 1,310 $2,012 $8,153,677 8/18/89
40 Air Bud: Golden Receiver Mira. $2,603,726 25.5% 1,669 $1,560 $10,224,116 8/14/98
41 The Amazing Panda Adventure WB $2,413,107 32.1% 1,692 $1,426 $7,506,759 8/25/95
42 Top Dog MGM $2,164,381 42.5% 1,911 $1,132 $5,093,707 4/28/95
43 Bingo TriS $2,141,360 24.7% 923 $2,320 $8,667,684 8/9/91
44 Ed Uni. $1,910,840 43.2% 1,541 $1,240 $4,422,380 3/15/96
45 Born to Be Wild WB $1,657,008 44.4% 1,360 $1,218 $3,730,409 3/31/95
46 Benji Off the Leash Mul. $1,512,000 39.6% 877 $1,724 $3,817,362 8/20/04
47 Free Willy 3: The Rescue WB $992,651 28.8% 1,258 $789 $3,446,539 8/8/97
48 The Adventures of Milo and Otis Col. $470,084 15.9% 239 $1,966 $2,948,215 8/25/89
49 Oh, Heavenly Dog! Fox $323,320 5.2% 114 $2,836 $6,216,067 7/11/80
50 Lassie (2006) IDP $254,420 39.0% 169 $1,505 $652,163 9/1/06
51 Shiloh Leg. $115,710 11.5% 70 $1,653 $1,007,822 4/25/97
52 Running Free Sony $55,451 47.1% 100 $554 $117,608 6/2/00
53 Slappy and the Stinkers Sony $34,488 42.7% 60 $575 $80,837 1/23/98
54 Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season Leg. $2,765 4.7% 8 $345 $58,946 6/25/99
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 47 titles):
$6,478,10423.1%2,027$3,196$28,098,367-

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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