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All Time Box Office


TOP GROSSING MOVIES THAT NEVER HIT
#1, THE TOP 5 OR TOP 10*

1982–Present


Note: This chart shows the top 150 movies regardless of sorting.
RankOR^Title (click to view)StudioTop
Rank
Release
Gross**
Year^
1 765 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax 13 $93,341,996 2002
2 828 Everest (IMAX) MFF 11 $87,178,599 1998
3 1,320 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV 11 $60,655,420 2000^
4 1,537 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax 16 $53,354,743 1998
5 1,572 Hubble 3D WB 17 $52,330,063 2010
6 1,789 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB 16 $46,364,659 2006
7 1,851 The Artist Wein. 11 $44,671,682 2011
8 2,021 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) Imax 13 $40,593,486 1998
9 2,275 Under the Sea 3D WB 18 $35,967,916 2009
10 2,276 In the Bedroom Mira. 12 $35,930,604 2001
11 2,377 The Reader Wein. 12 $34,194,407 2008
12 2,378 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax 19 $34,137,524 2005
13 2,474 The Pianist Focus 11 $32,572,577 2002
14 2,567 Monster's Ball Lions 12 $31,273,922 2001
15 2,637 The Great Debaters MGM/W 11 $30,236,407 2007
16 2,660 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
17 2,662 I, Tonya Neon 12 $30,014,539 2017
18 2,722 Capote SPC 13 $28,750,530 2005
19 2,768 Moonlight (2016) A24 11 $27,854,932 2016
20 2,840 Garden State FoxS 11 $26,782,316 2004
21 2,877 The Wrestler FoxS 14 $26,238,243 2008
22 2,882 Howards End SPC 13 $25,966,555 1992^
23 2,915 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB 18 $25,744,749 2011
25 2,948 Boyhood IFC 11 $25,352,281 2014
26 2,999 Waking Ned Devine FoxS 12 $24,792,251 1998
27 3,060 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE 17 $23,746,066 2007
28 3,078 Hotel Rwanda UA 14 $23,530,892 2004
29 3,105 Match Point DW 13 $23,151,529 2005
30 3,123 Revolutionary Road ParV 12 $22,911,480 2008
31 3,147 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. 11 $22,549,338 1993
32 3,155 Adaptation. Sony 14 $22,498,520 2002
33 3,202 Il Postino Mira. 17 $21,848,932 1995
34 3,220 Like Water for Chocolate Mira. - $21,665,468 1993
35 3,228 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB 11 $21,583,831 2004
36 3,230 Bowling for Columbine UA 11 $21,576,018 2002
37 3,236 The Way, Way Back FoxS 11 $21,506,546 2013
38 3,291 Phantom Thread Focus 12 $21,051,680 2017
39 3,306 A Room with a View Cinc - $20,966,644 1986
40 3,320 Whale Rider NM 13 $20,779,666 2003
41 3,426 The Pledge WB 11 $19,733,089 2001
42 3,456 The Producers Uni. 12 $19,398,532 2005
43 3,458 Shaun the Sheep Movie LGF 11 $19,375,982 2015
44 3,479 Mother (1996) Par. 11 $19,145,198 1996
45 3,488 Bugs! (IMAX) SK 22 $19,063,544 2003
46 3,491 The Impossible LG/S 14 $19,019,882 2012
47 3,511 Thrill Ride (IMAX) SPC 43 $18,798,590 1997
48 3,523 Becoming Jane Mira. 11 $18,670,946 2007
49 3,526 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) Imax 14 $18,650,521 2000
50 3,532 Frost/Nixon Uni. 16 $18,622,031 2008
51 3,534 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax 32 $18,608,878 1999
52 3,551 Quartet Wein. 13 $18,390,117 2013
53 3,553 Into the Wild ParV 14 $18,354,356 2007
54 3,557 127 Hours FoxS 11 $18,335,230 2010
55 3,580 Call Me by Your Name SPC 14 $18,095,701 2017
56 3,620 Nebraska Par. 13 $17,654,912 2013
57 3,627 The Last King of Scotland FoxS 17 $17,606,684 2006
58 3,643 Notes on a Scandal FoxS 13 $17,510,118 2006
59 3,686 The Mission WB 11 $17,218,023 1986
60 3,708 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV 13 $17,040,871 2003
61 3,711 The Hurt Locker Sum. 13 $17,017,811 2009
62 3,753 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav 27 $16,621,530 2005
63 3,762 Trainspotting Mira. 13 $16,491,080 1996
64 3,784 21 Grams Focus 14 $16,290,476 2003
65 3,788 Black Christmas (2006) MGM/W 13 $16,273,581 2006
66 3,796 Wolf Creek W/Dim. 11 $16,188,180 2005
67 3,822 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) SPC 54 $16,015,639 1995
68 3,836 Far From Heaven Focus 11 $15,901,849 2002
69 3,838 Gorky Park Orion 11 $15,856,028 1983
70 3,841 The Kite Runner ParV 13 $15,800,078 2007
72 3,862 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) SPC 19 $15,627,434 2000
73 3,870 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
74 3,875 The Ghost Writer Sum. 11 $15,541,549 2010
75 3,877 In America FoxS 15 $15,539,656 2003
76 3,906 The Madness of King George Gold. 11 $15,238,689 1994
77 3,921 A Beautiful Planet Imax 24 $15,110,559 2016
78 3,932 Wings of Courage (IMAX) SPC 59 $15,054,636 1995
79 3,957 Last Chance Harvey Over. 13 $14,889,042 2008
80 3,984 Room A24 14 $14,677,654 2015
81 3,987 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
82 3,992 My Week with Marilyn Wein. 12 $14,600,347 2011
83 4,003 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB 18 $14,531,294 2012
84 4,011 Big Eyes Wein. 14 $14,482,031 2014
85 4,017 America (2014) LGF 11 $14,444,502 2014
86 4,038 The Mosquito Coast WB 11 $14,302,779 1986
87 4,068 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
88 4,090 Stand and Deliver WB 13 $13,994,920 1988
89 4,094 Jackie FoxS 14 $13,960,394 2016
90 4,100 Monsoon Wedding USA 16 $13,885,966 2002
91 4,107 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
92 4,110 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. 12 $13,816,982 2008
93 4,115 Letters from Iwo Jima WB 14 $13,756,082 2006
94 4,117 Broken Flowers Focus 12 $13,744,960 2005
95 4,122 The Wings of the Dove Mira. 13 $13,692,848 1997
96 4,125 Nixon BV 13 $13,681,765 1995
97 4,132 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav 30 $13,651,656 2001
98 4,140 The Namesake FoxS 12 $13,569,248 2007
99 4,146 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) Imax 31 $13,485,455 1998
100 4,147 Eighth Grade A24 12 $13,457,266 2018
101 4,148 De-Lovely UA 13 $13,456,633 2004
102 4,153 Secrets & Lies Oct. 20 $13,417,292 1996
103 4,157 Solarmax Hel. 56 $13,400,161 2000
104 4,160 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. 11 $13,383,747 1994
105 4,169 The Tree of Life FoxS 11 $13,303,319 2011
106 4,185 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS 12 $13,235,319 2013
107 4,201 Whiplash SPC 16 $13,092,000 2014
108 4,205 25th Hour BV 11 $13,084,595 2002
109 4,210 How to Eat Fried Worms NL 11 $13,040,527 2006
110 4,211 House of Sand and Fog DW 13 $13,040,288 2003
111 4,212 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
112 4,213 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka UA 12 $13,030,057 1988
113 4,222 The Quiet American Mira. 17 $12,988,801 2002
114 4,231 Volver SPC 19 $12,899,867 2006
115 4,241 Anna Karenina Focus 12 $12,816,367 2012
116 4,245 Rachel Getting Married SPC 14 $12,796,841 2008
117 4,246 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS 12 $12,795,746 2012
118 4,248 The Founder Wein. 11 $12,786,053 2017
119 4,256 The New World NL 11 $12,712,093 2005
120 4,257 Carol Wein. 15 $12,711,491 2015
121 4,260 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. 15 $12,665,721 2006
122 4,273 An Education SPC 14 $12,574,914 2009
123 4,284 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Par. 11 $12,512,862 2012
124 4,291 Extreme (IMAX) Imax 26 $12,475,172 1999
125 4,296 People Like Us BV 11 $12,434,778 2012
126 4,300 Lone Star SPC 12 $12,408,986 1996
127 4,305 Dangal UTV 11 $12,391,761 2016
128 4,312 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus 11 $12,313,694 2008
129 4,329 Barney's Great Adventure Poly 11 $12,218,638 1998
130 4,334 Three Identical Strangers Neon 13 $12,193,711 2018
131 4,335 Saving Grace FL 12 $12,178,602 2000
132 4,341 Foxcatcher SPC 13 $12,096,300 2014
133 4,353 In Dreams DW 11 $12,017,369 1999
134 4,354 The Gift ParC 13 $12,008,642 2000
135 4,302 Cinema Paradiso Mira. 11 $11,990,401 1990^
136 4,367 Deathstalker NW 12 $11,919,250 1983
137 4,370 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS 13 $11,902,715 2007
138 4,373 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
139 4,380 Bloodsport Can. 16 $11,806,119 1988
140 4,386 Strictly Ballroom Mira. 13 $11,738,022 1993
141 4,395 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions 17 $11,670,971 2003
142 4,405 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriS 12 $11,585,483 1993
143 4,413 Pump Up the Volume NL 12 $11,541,758 1990
144 4,414 Boys Don't Cry FoxS 16 $11,540,607 1999
145 4,416 The Conspirator RAtt. 11 $11,538,204 2011
146 4,422 No Manches Frida PNT 11 $11,528,613 2016
147 4,436 The Shipping News Mira. 16 $11,434,216 2001
148 4,445 Balto Uni. 13 $11,348,324 1995
149 4,447 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS 13 $11,330,911 1993
150 4,449 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001

CHART NOTES
* Movies that never hit the top 10 on the weekend charts in a single release.
# Overall all time rank (rank includes multple releases, if any).
** Additional releases, if any, are not included in the gross total.
^ Indicates the movie has multiple theatrical releases.

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