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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersWeekend Adj. Gross*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 The Lion King BV $1,710,126 2 $3,420,200 $672,365,600 6/17/94
2 Pocahontas BV $928,517 6 $5,571,100 $293,249,100 6/16/95
3 Hercules BV $836,322 2 $1,672,600 $194,553,400 6/20/97
4 A Bug's Life BV $559,275 1 $559,300 $307,560,900 11/20/98
5 Toy Story 2 BV $532,376 1 $532,400 $431,007,100 11/19/99
6 Hercules BV $489,891 1 $489,900 $194,553,400 6/13/97
7 The Princess and the Frog BV $465,412 2 $930,800 $122,171,900 11/27/09
8 The Princess and the Frog BV $442,633 2 $885,300 $122,171,900 12/04/09
9 Frozen BV $262,628 1 $262,600 $441,859,600 11/22/13
10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $261,871 2 $523,700 $133,807,200 6/08/01
11 Anastasia Fox $236,618 1 $236,600 $114,138,600 11/14/97
12 Red State SMod $234,111 1 $234,100 $1,259,100 3/04/11
13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $229,542 4 $918,200 $64,956,100 3/07/14
14 Brother Bear BV $218,108 2 $436,200 $127,347,400 10/24/03
15 Aladdin BV $213,487 2 $427,000 $472,505,500 11/13/92
16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $208,092 2 $416,200 $108,823,100 10/15/93
17 Evita BV $198,836 2 $397,700 $98,251,300 12/27/96
18 Aladdin BV $188,637 2 $377,300 $472,505,500 11/20/92
19 American Sniper WB $187,775 4 $751,100 $388,150,800 1/02/15
20 La La Land LG/S $180,632 5 $903,200 $154,141,200 12/09/16
21 Dreamgirls P/DW $173,757 3 $521,300 $136,882,500 12/15/06
22 Beauty and the Beast BV $173,508 2 $347,000 $315,041,100 11/15/91
23 American Sniper WB $171,911 4 $687,600 $388,150,800 12/26/14
24 The Master Wein. $170,544 5 $852,700 $18,604,600 9/14/12
25 Edward Scissorhands Fox $169,999 2 $340,000 $120,441,400 12/07/90
26 American Sniper WB $160,760 4 $643,000 $388,150,800 1/09/15
27 Brokeback Mountain Focus $153,894 5 $769,500 $114,540,800 12/09/05
28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $153,694 2 $307,400 $91,337,000 5/25/01
29 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $145,080 4 $580,300 $52,040,300 5/25/12
30 Victor/Victoria MGM $142,640 3 $427,900 $86,469,800 3/19/82
31 The Crucible Fox $142,448 1 $142,400 $14,509,000 12/06/96
32 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $142,033 1 $142,000 $41,588,200 7/26/85
33 Bulworth Fox $136,222 2 $272,400 $50,963,500 5/15/98
34 On Golden Pond Uni. $135,922 2 $271,800 $365,664,800 1/01/82
35 Steve Jobs Uni. $135,027 4 $540,100 $18,399,700 10/09/15
36 Moulin Rouge! Fox $133,351 2 $266,700 $91,337,000 5/18/01
37 American Hustle Sony $133,163 6 $799,000 $167,770,800 12/13/13
38 Victor/Victoria MGM $132,680 3 $398,000 $86,469,800 3/26/82
39 The Imitation Game Wein. $130,089 4 $520,400 $100,899,900 11/28/14
40 The Crucible Fox $128,413 1 $128,400 $14,509,000 11/29/96
41 There Will Be Blood ParV $124,896 2 $249,800 $50,481,000 12/28/07
42 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $123,162 18 $2,216,900 $56,064,200 11/06/09
43 The Revenant Fox $122,867 4 $491,500 $192,804,500 12/25/15
44 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $121,199 4 $484,800 $271,713,700 1/01/88
45 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $119,917 8 $959,300 $79,695,800 12/09/05
46 Everest (IMAX) MFF $119,745 10 $1,197,400 $149,356,600 3/13/98
47 The Revenant Fox $117,568 4 $470,300 $192,804,500 1/01/16
48 Blue Jasmine SPC $117,235 6 $703,400 $38,176,300 7/26/13
49 The Joy Luck Club BV $115,352 3 $346,100 $71,603,700 9/10/93
50 After Hours WB $115,315 1 $115,300 $26,926,800 9/13/85
51 Birdman FoxS $115,175 4 $460,700 $46,422,500 10/17/14
52 Howards End SPC $114,130 1 $114,100 $56,465,900 3/13/92
53 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $113,889 5 $569,400 $27,672,300 10/11/02
54 Maurice Cinc $113,554 1 $113,600 $5,618,700 9/18/87
55 The Blair Witch Project Art. $113,177 31 $3,508,500 $249,263,200 7/23/99
56 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $111,938 4 $447,800 $271,713,700 12/25/87
57 Annie Col. $111,776 14 $1,564,900 $174,864,500 5/21/82
58 Midnight in Paris SPC $111,601 6 $669,600 $63,994,200 5/20/11
59 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $109,364 4 $437,500 $14,803,000 12/06/13
60 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $109,122 5 $545,600 $75,002,400 9/16/05
61 The Thin Red Line Fox $108,554 5 $542,800 $64,655,800 12/25/98
62 Howards End SPC $107,008 1 $107,000 $56,465,900 3/20/92
63 The Mission WB $106,976 1 $107,000 $39,843,400 11/07/86
64 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $105,978 4 $423,900 $18,540,500 10/01/04
65 Howards End SPC $105,977 1 $106,000 $56,465,900 3/27/92
66 The Favourite FoxS $105,369 4 $421,500 $34,338,400 11/23/18
67 Syriana WB $105,281 5 $526,400 $70,923,500 11/25/05
68 On Golden Pond Uni. $105,071 3 $315,200 $365,664,800 1/08/82
69 Dreamgirls P/DW $104,377 3 $313,100 $136,882,500 12/22/06
70 A Room with a View Cinc $104,356 1 $104,400 $48,323,800 3/07/86
71 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $104,350 1 $104,400 $5,378,300 3/18/05
72 The Tree of Life FoxS $104,219 4 $416,900 $14,987,400 5/27/11
73 The Verdict Fox $103,155 3 $309,500 $156,775,800 12/10/82
74 Moonlight (2016) A24 $103,035 4 $412,100 $28,460,300 10/21/16
75 Guiana 1838 RBC $102,882 1 $102,900 $327,700 9/24/04
76 Crossing Delancey WB $102,401 1 $102,400 $35,650,700 8/26/88
77 Call Me by Your Name SPC $101,321 4 $405,300 $17,787,100 11/24/17
78 On Golden Pond Uni. $100,921 3 $302,800 $365,664,800 1/15/82
79 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $100,848 4 $403,400 $271,713,700 1/08/88
80 Wish You Were Here Atl $100,495 1 $100,500 $7,567,100 7/24/87
81 Gandhi Col. $100,483 4 $401,900 $150,991,300 12/10/82
82 Howards End SPC $100,113 1 $100,100 $56,465,900 4/03/92
83 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $100,111 1 $100,100 $29,400,000 1/21/83
84 The King's Speech Wein. $99,957 4 $399,800 $154,946,000 11/26/10
85 Spring Breakers A24 $99,481 3 $298,400 $15,621,100 3/15/13
86 Metropolitan NL $99,393 1 $99,400 $6,258,500 8/03/90
87 The Blair Witch Project Art. $99,326 27 $2,681,800 $249,263,200 7/16/99
88 Green Card BV $99,005 2 $198,000 $63,964,200 1/04/91
89 Don't Think Twice TFA $98,289 1 $98,300 $4,664,600 7/22/16
90 The Mission WB $98,032 1 $98,000 $39,843,400 10/31/86
91 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $97,727 9 $879,500 $18,356,700 8/12/88
92 Platoon Orion $97,580 6 $585,500 $319,278,400 12/19/86
93 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $96,748 4 $387,000 $33,214,800 5/26/06
94 Dead Poets Society BV $96,584 8 $772,700 $217,556,600 6/02/89
95 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $96,524 3 $289,600 $26,982,600 3/01/85
96 Lincoln BV $96,084 11 $1,056,900 $204,815,600 11/09/12
97 American Beauty DW $95,501 16 $1,528,000 $224,664,800 9/17/99
98 The Thin Red Line Fox $95,176 7 $666,200 $64,655,800 1/01/99
99 Evita BV $94,994 22 $2,089,900 $98,251,300 1/03/97
100 Howards End SPC $94,564 1 $94,600 $56,465,900 4/10/92
101 Night and the City Fox $93,435 1 $93,400 $13,466,700 10/16/92
102 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $93,379 5 $466,900 $108,603,800 12/21/12
103 Up in the Air Par. $93,253 15 $1,398,800 $96,705,000 12/04/09
104 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $92,764 2 $185,500 $28,848,700 10/21/94
105 Red State SMod $92,107 1 $92,100 $1,259,100 4/08/11
106 Suspiria Amazon $91,815 2 $183,600 $2,478,000 10/26/18
107 The Big Short Par. $91,333 8 $730,700 $73,432,000 12/11/15
108 The Killing Fields WB $91,033 1 $91,000 $88,163,700 11/09/84
109 Dances with Wolves Orion $91,020 14 $1,274,300 $393,730,600 11/09/90
110 Annie Col. $90,774 14 $1,270,900 $174,864,500 6/04/82
111 Sicko LGF $90,321 1 $90,300 $32,137,500 6/22/07
112 Black Swan FoxS $90,226 18 $1,624,100 $121,759,500 12/03/10
113 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $89,472 3 $268,400 $19,157,000 12/06/96
114 Lady Bird A24 $89,422 4 $357,700 $48,091,700 11/03/17
115 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $89,342 4 $357,400 $27,510,500 12/09/11
116 The Mosquito Coast WB $89,301 3 $267,900 $33,342,100 11/28/86
117 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $89,047 1 $89,000 $3,813,100 4/17/87
118 Kids Mira. $88,762 2 $177,500 $15,352,600 7/21/95
119 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $88,500 4 $354,000 $56,151,700 8/04/89
120 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $88,357 2 $176,700 $15,573,700 9/28/07
121 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $88,183 5 $440,900 $81,333,700 12/14/01
122 Punchline Col. $88,094 4 $352,400 $46,130,000 9/30/88
123 Boyhood IFC $86,447 5 $432,200 $28,222,800 7/11/14
124 The Killing Fields WB $86,295 1 $86,300 $88,163,700 11/02/84
125 Dances with Wolves Orion $85,974 14 $1,203,600 $393,730,600 11/16/90
126 Mask Uni. $85,973 4 $343,900 $122,409,500 3/08/85
127 The Aristocrats Think $85,671 4 $342,700 $8,963,700 7/29/05
128 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $85,274 1 $85,300 $6,723,500 11/13/92
129 Adaptation. Sony $85,176 7 $596,200 $33,789,300 12/06/02
130 The Big Sick LGF $84,880 5 $424,400 $43,252,400 6/23/17
131 The Fighter Par. $84,367 4 $337,500 $106,533,100 12/10/10
132 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $84,339 3 $253,000 $136,999,600 7/15/88
133 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $84,089 3 $252,300 $136,999,600 7/22/88
134 A Soldier's Story Col. $83,868 5 $419,300 $58,104,600 9/14/84
135 The Killing Fields WB $83,831 3 $251,500 $88,163,700 11/23/84
136 Lust, Caution Focus $83,707 1 $83,700 $6,025,100 9/28/07
137 Raising Arizona Fox $83,510 1 $83,500 $52,648,700 3/13/87
138 Under the Volcano Uni. $83,128 1 $83,100 $6,856,200 6/15/84
139 Sarafina! BV $83,031 2 $166,100 $15,862,500 9/18/92
140 Philadelphia TriS $82,920 4 $331,700 $166,944,400 12/31/93
141 The Joy Luck Club BV $82,903 7 $580,300 $71,603,700 9/17/93
142 The Piano Mira. $82,383 4 $329,500 $86,868,600 11/12/93
143 The Kids Are All Right Focus $82,132 7 $574,900 $24,315,000 7/09/10
144 Annie Col. $82,077 14 $1,149,100 $174,864,500 6/11/82
145 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $82,036 2 $164,100 $34,232,900 12/10/04
146 New York Stories BV $81,766 12 $981,200 $24,427,900 3/03/89
147 The Shape of Water FoxS $81,740 2 $163,500 $62,780,500 12/01/17
148 Syriana WB $81,434 9 $732,900 $70,923,500 12/02/05
149 The Killing Fields WB $81,154 3 $243,500 $88,163,700 11/16/84
150 Talk to Her SPC $80,947 2 $161,900 $13,925,700 11/22/02
151 To Rome with Love SPC $80,193 5 $401,000 $19,292,600 6/22/12
152 1984 Gold. $80,170 1 $80,200 $21,403,200 12/14/84
153 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $80,166 54 $4,329,000 $101,017,700 1/07/00
154 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $79,678 1 $79,700 $2,603,300 8/24/12
155 Revolutionary Road ParV $79,439 3 $238,300 $27,671,900 12/26/08
156 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $79,279 4 $317,100 $23,012,600 3/29/13
157 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $79,050 4 $316,200 $53,566,000 11/10/17
158 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $78,794 3 $236,400 $49,074,800 5/07/93
159 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $78,704 4 $314,800 $24,747,800 11/13/09
160 This Is My Life Fox $78,637 2 $157,300 $6,344,100 2/21/92
161 Philadelphia TriS $78,039 4 $312,200 $166,944,400 12/24/93
162 A Handful of Dust NL $77,758 1 $77,800 $3,421,400 6/24/88
163 Grand Canyon Fox $77,744 2 $155,500 $72,173,400 1/03/92
164 Orlando SPC $77,643 3 $232,900 $11,576,900 6/11/93
165 Juno FoxS $77,428 7 $542,000 $180,910,200 12/07/07
166 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $77,293 3 $231,900 $24,291,400 9/24/04
167 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $77,199 2 $154,400 $7,364,500 8/03/01
168 Traffic USA $77,197 4 $308,800 $197,586,100 12/29/00
169 Ed Wood BV $77,130 2 $154,300 $12,690,400 9/30/94
170 Avengers: Endgame BV $76,601 4,662 $357,115,000 $798,172,700 4/26/19
171 Good Will Hunting Mira. $76,530 7 $535,700 $265,945,700 12/05/97
172 Babel ParV $76,511 7 $535,600 $46,199,200 10/27/06
173 Brazil Uni. $76,392 1 $76,400 $24,123,100 12/20/85
174 For the Boys Fox $76,347 2 $152,700 $38,223,600 11/22/91
175 The Last Emperor Col. $76,325 6 $458,000 $96,920,900 11/27/87
176 Nine Wein. $76,139 4 $304,600 $22,799,100 12/18/09
177 Cafe Society LGF $76,080 5 $380,400 $11,753,100 7/15/16
178 Philadelphia TriS $75,988 4 $304,000 $166,944,400 1/07/94
179 The Paper Uni. $75,660 5 $378,300 $83,686,000 3/18/94
180 The Grifters Mira. $75,652 2 $151,300 $28,777,000 12/07/90
181 A Passage to India Col. $75,601 3 $226,800 $69,066,400 12/14/84
182 Frost/Nixon Uni. $75,589 3 $226,800 $22,594,100 12/05/08
183 Sideways FoxS $75,098 4 $300,400 $101,423,500 10/22/04
184 Bugsy TriS $75,095 4 $300,400 $106,350,900 12/13/91
185 Free Solo NGE $75,072 4 $300,300 $17,516,500 9/28/18
186 Black Hawk Down SonR $74,833 4 $299,300 $168,474,200 1/04/02
187 The Official Story ALM $74,684 1 $74,700 $74,700 11/08/85
188 Defiance ParV $74,589 2 $149,200 $34,596,500 1/02/09
189 127 Hours FoxS $74,479 4 $297,900 $20,799,200 11/05/10
190 A Soldier's Story Col. $74,367 6 $446,200 $58,104,600 9/21/84
191 Miami Rhapsody BV $73,965 2 $147,900 $10,814,600 1/27/95
192 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $73,934 19 $1,404,700 $107,822,500 5/06/94
193 Gothic Vest $73,880 1 $73,900 $2,111,200 4/10/87
194 Unzipped Mira. $73,814 2 $147,600 $5,955,100 8/04/95
195 Mystic River WB $73,653 13 $957,500 $133,080,900 10/10/03
196 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $73,573 1 $73,600 $3,514,300 4/16/93
197 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $73,326 16 $1,173,200 $39,848,900 1/03/97
198 The Killing Fields WB $73,120 3 $219,400 $88,163,700 11/30/84
199 The Freshman TriS $73,085 6 $438,500 $45,711,600 7/20/90
200 Sicario LGF $73,042 6 $438,300 $48,594,600 9/18/15

CHART NOTES
* Weekend equals Fri-Sat-Sun. Movies that do not have a 3-day opening gross are not included on this chart.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.
** Date is the beginning date of the 3-day weekend.
Movies are in wide release when playing in 600 or more theaters.

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