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Teacher - Inspirational

1980-Present
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RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 Coach Carter Par. $24,182,961 36.0% 2,524 $9,581 $67,264,877 1/14/05
2 School of Rock Par. $19,622,714 24.1% 2,614 $7,506 $81,261,177 10/3/03
3 Dangerous Minds BV $14,931,503 17.6% 1,348 $11,076 $84,919,401 8/11/95
4 Take the Lead NL $12,051,277 34.7% 3,009 $4,005 $34,742,066 4/7/06
5 Here Comes the Boom Sony $11,816,596 26.1% 3,014 $3,921 $45,290,318 10/12/12
6 Mona Lisa Smile SonR $11,528,498 18.1% 2,677 $4,306 $63,860,942 12/19/03
7 Freedom Writers Par. $9,405,582 25.7% 1,360 $6,915 $36,605,602 1/5/07
8 Mr. Holland's Opus BV $9,257,334 11.2% 1,409 $6,570 $82,569,971 1/19/96
9 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit BV $7,569,219 13.2% 2,132 $3,550 $57,319,029 12/10/93
10 Dead Poets Society BV $7,540,464 7.9% 687 $10,975 $95,860,116 6/9/89
11 Akeelah and the Bee LGF $6,011,585 31.9% 2,195 $2,738 $18,848,430 4/28/06
12 The Great Debaters MGM/W $6,005,180 19.9% 1,171 $5,128 $30,236,407 12/25/07
13 Renaissance Man BV $5,557,590 22.8% 1,764 $3,150 $24,332,324 6/3/94
14 Lean on Me WB $5,032,605 15.8% 894 $5,629 $31,906,454 3/3/89
15 The Man Without a Face WB $4,026,775 16.3% 865 $4,655 $24,760,338 8/27/93
16 The Emperor's Club Uni. $3,846,780 27.2% 809 $4,754 $14,118,751 11/22/02
17 Music of the Heart Mira. $3,653,281 24.6% 1,349 $2,708 $14,859,394 10/29/99
18 Won't Back Down Fox $2,603,370 49.0% 2,515 $1,035 $5,310,554 9/28/12
19 Only the Strong Fox $1,286,889 39.2% 668 $1,926 $3,283,371 8/27/93
20 Stand and Deliver WB $411,884 2.9% 30 $13,729 $13,994,920 3/11/88
21 Madame Sousatzka Uni. $172,740 4.9% 20 $8,637 $3,548,238 10/14/88
22 Half Nelson Think $53,983 2.0% 2 $26,991 $2,697,938 8/11/06
23 Small Voices Sml.Isld $15,166 21.7% 6 $2,527 $69,739 10/10/03
24 Hunky Dory Vari. $7,443 36.7% 11 $677 $20,296 3/22/13
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 19 titles):
$8,733,16920.3%1,737$5,028$43,018,396-

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


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