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Genres

Sci-Fi - Based on Book

1980-Present



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 1 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire LGF $158,074,286 37.2% 4,163 $37,971 $424,668,047 11/22/13
2 2 The Hunger Games LGF $152,535,747 37.4% 4,137 $36,871 $408,010,692 3/23/12
3 8 Jurassic Park Uni. $47,026,828 13.2% 2,404 $19,561 $357,067,947 6/11/93
4 3 I Am Legend WB $77,211,321 30.1% 3,606 $21,411 $256,393,010 12/14/07
5 5 War of the Worlds Par. $64,878,725 27.7% 3,908 $16,601 $234,280,354 6/29/05
6 4 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Uni. $72,132,785 31.5% 3,281 $21,985 $229,086,679 5/23/97
7 6 Divergent LG/S $54,607,747 36.2% 3,936 $13,874 $150,947,895 3/21/14
8 7 I, Robot Fox $52,179,887 36.0% 3,420 $15,257 $144,801,023 7/16/04
9 18 Contact WB $20,584,908 20.4% 1,923 $10,704 $100,920,329 7/11/97
10 9 The Maze Runner Fox $32,512,804 35.7% 3,604 $9,021 $90,995,816 9/19/14
11 13 Congo Par. $24,642,539 30.4% 2,649 $9,302 $81,022,101 6/9/95
12 11 Jumper Fox $27,354,808 34.1% 3,428 $7,980 $80,172,128 2/14/08
13 31 Cocoon Fox $7,936,427 10.4% 1,140 $6,961 $76,113,124 6/21/85
14 10 John Carter BV $30,180,188 41.3% 3,749 $8,050 $73,078,100 3/9/12
15 12 Ender's Game LG/S $27,017,351 43.8% 3,407 $7,930 $61,737,191 11/1/13
16 16 The Stepford Wives Par. $21,406,781 36.0% 3,057 $7,002 $59,484,742 6/11/04
17 14 The Time Machine DW $22,610,437 39.8% 2,944 $7,680 $56,832,494 3/8/02
18 19 I Am Number Four BV $19,449,893 35.3% 3,154 $6,167 $55,100,437 2/18/11
19 15 Starship Troopers Sony $22,058,773 40.2% 2,971 $7,424 $54,814,377 11/7/97
20 17 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy BV $21,103,203 41.3% 3,133 $6,735 $51,085,416 4/29/05
21 20 K-PAX Uni. $17,215,275 34.2% 2,541 $6,775 $50,338,485 10/26/01
22 32 2010 MGM $7,393,361 18.3% 1,126 $6,566 $40,400,657 12/7/84
23 30 The Running Man TriS $8,117,465 21.3% 1,692 $4,797 $38,122,105 11/13/87
24 22 Sphere WB $14,433,957 39.0% 2,814 $5,129 $37,020,277 2/13/98
25 24 The Mothman Prophecies SGem $11,208,851 31.4% 2,331 $4,808 $35,746,370 1/25/02
26 26 Children of Men Uni. $10,197,775 28.7% 1,209 $8,434 $35,552,383 1/5/07
27 21 Dreamcatcher WB $15,027,423 44.6% 2,945 $5,102 $33,715,436 3/21/03
28 37 Dune Uni. $6,025,091 19.5% 915 $6,584 $30,925,690 12/14/84
29 28 The Island of Dr. Moreau NL $9,101,987 32.9% 2,035 $4,472 $27,663,982 8/23/96
30 35 Blade Runner WB $6,150,002 22.3% 1,295 $4,749 $27,580,111 6/25/82
31 27 Cloud Atlas WB $9,612,247 35.5% 2,008 $4,787 $27,108,272 10/26/12
32 25 The Host (2013) ORF $10,600,112 39.8% 3,202 $3,310 $26,627,201 3/29/13
33 50 Invasion of the Body Snatchers UA $1,298,129 5.2% 445 $2,917 $24,946,533 12/22/78
34 38 The Iron Giant WB $5,732,614 24.8% 2,179 $2,630 $23,159,305 8/3/99
35 23 Battlefield Earth WB $11,548,898 53.8% 3,307 $3,492 $21,471,685 5/12/00
36 41 The Incredible Shrinking Woman Uni. $4,279,264 21.1% 789 $5,423 $20,259,961 1/30/81
37 36 Fire in the Sky Par. $6,116,484 30.8% 1,422 $4,301 $19,885,552 3/12/93
38 56 Altered States WB $174,650 0.9% 3 $58,216 $19,853,892 12/25/80
39 46 The Thing (1982) Uni. $3,107,897 15.8% 840 $3,699 $19,629,760 6/25/82
40 29 Timeline Par. $8,440,629 43.3% 2,787 $3,028 $19,481,943 11/26/03
41 39 The Postman WB $5,260,324 29.8% 2,207 $2,383 $17,626,234 12/25/97
42 34 Freejack WB $6,736,243 39.3% 1,551 $4,343 $17,129,026 1/17/92
43 33 Solaris Fox $6,752,722 45.1% 2,406 $2,806 $14,973,382 11/27/02
44 40 Memoirs of an Invisible Man WB $4,601,954 32.1% 1,753 $2,625 $14,358,033 2/28/92
45 45 The Thirteenth Floor Sony $3,322,416 27.9% 1,815 $1,830 $11,916,661 5/28/99
46 42 Lifeforce TriS $4,209,136 36.3% 1,526 $2,758 $11,603,545 6/21/85
47 44 Deadly Friend WB $3,804,429 42.3% 1,213 $3,136 $8,988,731 10/10/86
48 43 The Puppet Masters BV $4,069,057 47.1% 1,481 $2,747 $8,647,042 10/21/94
49 58 1984 Gold. $29,897 0.4% 1 $29,897 $8,430,492 12/14/84
50 54 A Scanner Darkly WIP $391,672 7.1% 17 $23,039 $5,501,616 7/7/06
51 48 Creator Uni. $2,019,728 37.8% 820 $2,463 $5,349,607 9/20/85
52 49 Monkey Shines Orion $1,902,024 35.6% 1,181 $1,610 $5,344,577 7/29/88
53 47 Solo Sony $2,228,668 43.6% 1,230 $1,811 $5,107,669 8/23/96
54 52 The Handmaid's Tale Cinc $738,578 14.9% 117 $6,312 $4,960,385 3/9/90
55 51 Communion NL $822,123 42.8% 240 $3,425 $1,919,653 11/10/89
56 53 From Beyond EP $514,417 40.8% 190 $2,707 $1,261,000 10/24/86
57 55 Watchers Uni. $260,820 27.7% 161 $1,620 $940,173 12/2/88
58 57 Body Snatchers WB $31,494 7.3% 13 $2,422 $428,868 1/14/94
59 59 Radio Free Albemuth Free $5,553 59.3% 10 $555 $9,365 6/27/14
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 49 titles):
$23,769,82631.5%2,380$9,987$75,558,073-

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 LGF 11/21/14
The Divergent Series: Insurgent LG/S 3/20/15
The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials Fox 9/18/15
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 LGF 11/20/15
The Divergent Series: Allegiant - Part 1 LG/S 3/18/16