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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersWeekend Adj. Gross*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 73 Moonlight (2016) A24 $102,577 4 $410,300 $28,334,000 10/21/16
2 84 Spring Breakers A24 $99,039 3 $297,100 $15,551,800 3/15/13
3 112 Lady Bird A24 $89,025 4 $356,100 $47,878,200 11/03/17
4 184 The Official Story ALMI $74,352 1 $74,400 $74,400 11/08/85
5 55 The Blair Witch Project Artisan $112,674 31 $3,493,000 $248,156,600 7/23/99
6 86 The Blair Witch Project Artisan $98,885 27 $2,669,900 $248,156,600 7/16/99
7 79 Wish You Were Here Atlantic $100,049 1 $100,000 $7,533,500 7/24/87
8 1 The Lion King Buena Vista $1,702,534 2 $3,405,100 $669,380,700 6/17/94
9 2 Pocahontas Buena Vista $924,395 6 $5,546,400 $291,947,300 6/16/95
10 3 Hercules Buena Vista $832,609 2 $1,665,200 $193,689,700 6/20/97
11 4 A Bug's Life Buena Vista $556,792 1 $556,800 $306,195,500 11/20/98
12 5 Toy Story 2 Buena Vista $530,012 1 $530,000 $429,093,600 11/19/99
13 6 Hercules Buena Vista $487,716 1 $487,700 $193,689,700 6/13/97
14 7 The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $463,346 2 $926,700 $121,629,500 11/27/09
15 8 The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $440,667 2 $881,300 $121,629,500 12/04/09
16 9 Frozen Buena Vista $261,462 1 $261,500 $439,897,900 11/22/13
17 10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire Buena Vista $260,708 2 $521,400 $133,213,200 6/08/01
18 14 Brother Bear Buena Vista $217,139 2 $434,300 $126,782,000 10/24/03
19 15 Aladdin Buena Vista $212,539 2 $425,100 $470,407,900 11/13/92
20 16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas Buena Vista $207,168 2 $414,300 $108,339,900 10/15/93
21 17 Evita Buena Vista $197,953 2 $395,900 $97,815,100 12/27/96
22 18 Aladdin Buena Vista $187,799 2 $375,600 $470,407,900 11/20/92
23 22 Beauty and the Beast Buena Vista $172,737 2 $345,500 $313,642,500 11/15/91
24 44 Good Morning, Vietnam Buena Vista $120,661 4 $482,600 $270,507,400 1/01/88
25 49 The Joy Luck Club Buena Vista $114,840 3 $344,500 $71,285,800 9/10/93
26 56 Good Morning, Vietnam Buena Vista $111,441 4 $445,800 $270,507,400 12/25/87
27 78 Good Morning, Vietnam Buena Vista $100,401 4 $401,600 $270,507,400 1/08/88
28 87 Green Card Buena Vista $98,566 2 $197,100 $63,680,300 1/04/91
29 93 Dead Poets Society Buena Vista $96,155 8 $769,200 $216,590,700 6/02/89
30 95 Lincoln Buena Vista $95,657 11 $1,052,200 $203,906,400 11/09/12
31 98 Evita Buena Vista $94,572 22 $2,080,600 $97,815,100 1/03/97
32 119 The Royal Tenenbaums Buena Vista $87,792 5 $439,000 $80,972,600 12/14/01
33 137 Sarafina! Buena Vista $82,662 2 $165,300 $15,792,000 9/18/92
34 139 The Joy Luck Club Buena Vista $82,535 7 $577,700 $71,285,800 9/17/93
35 143 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Buena Vista $81,672 2 $163,300 $34,081,000 12/10/04
36 144 New York Stories Buena Vista $81,403 12 $976,800 $24,319,500 3/03/89
37 151 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista $79,810 54 $4,309,800 $100,569,200 1/07/00
38 167 Ed Wood Buena Vista $76,788 2 $153,600 $12,634,100 9/30/94
39 188 Miami Rhapsody Buena Vista $73,636 2 $147,300 $10,766,600 1/27/95
40 189 When a Man Loves a Woman Buena Vista $73,606 19 $1,398,500 $107,343,800 5/06/94
41 59 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films $108,879 4 $435,500 $14,737,300 12/06/13
42 54 Maurice Cinecom $113,050 1 $113,000 $5,593,800 9/18/87
43 69 A Room with a View Cinecom $103,892 1 $103,900 $48,109,200 3/07/86
44 57 Annie Columbia $111,280 14 $1,557,900 $174,088,200 5/21/82
45 80 Gandhi Columbia $100,037 4 $400,200 $150,321,000 12/10/82
46 108 Annie Columbia $90,371 14 $1,265,200 $174,088,200 6/04/82
47 120 Punchline Columbia $87,703 4 $350,800 $45,925,300 9/30/88
48 132 A Soldier's Story Columbia $83,496 5 $417,500 $57,846,600 9/14/84
49 142 Annie Columbia $81,712 14 $1,144,000 $174,088,200 6/11/82
50 172 The Last Emperor Columbia $75,986 6 $455,900 $96,490,600 11/27/87
51 178 A Passage to India Columbia $75,265 3 $225,800 $68,759,700 12/14/84
52 187 A Soldier's Story Columbia $74,037 6 $444,200 $57,846,600 9/21/84
53 96 American Beauty DreamWorks $95,077 16 $1,521,200 $223,667,400 9/17/99
54 27 Brokeback Mountain Focus Features $153,211 5 $766,100 $114,032,300 12/09/05
55 29 Moonrise Kingdom Focus Features $144,436 4 $577,700 $51,809,300 5/25/12
56 113 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus Features $88,945 4 $355,800 $27,388,400 12/09/11
57 134 Lust, Caution Focus Features $83,335 1 $83,300 $5,998,300 9/28/07
58 141 The Kids Are All Right Focus Features $81,768 7 $572,400 $24,207,100 7/09/10
59 154 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus Features $78,927 4 $315,700 $22,910,500 3/29/13
60 164 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus Features $76,950 3 $230,800 $24,183,600 9/24/04
61 11 Anastasia Fox $235,567 1 $235,600 $113,631,900 11/14/97
62 25 Edward Scissorhands Fox $169,245 2 $338,500 $119,906,700 12/07/90
63 28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $153,011 2 $306,000 $90,931,500 5/25/01
64 31 The Crucible Fox $141,815 1 $141,800 $14,444,600 12/06/96
65 33 Bulworth Fox $135,617 2 $271,200 $50,737,300 5/15/98
66 36 Moulin Rouge! Fox $132,759 2 $265,500 $90,931,500 5/18/01
67 40 The Crucible Fox $127,843 1 $127,800 $14,444,600 11/29/96
68 43 The Revenant Fox $122,322 4 $489,300 $191,948,500 12/25/15
69 47 The Revenant Fox $117,046 4 $468,200 $191,948,500 1/01/16
70 61 The Thin Red Line Fox $108,072 5 $540,400 $64,368,800 12/25/98
71 72 The Verdict Fox $102,697 3 $308,100 $156,079,800 12/10/82
72 97 The Thin Red Line Fox $94,754 7 $663,300 $64,368,800 1/01/99
73 100 Night and the City Fox $93,020 1 $93,000 $13,406,900 10/16/92
74 135 Raising Arizona Fox $83,139 1 $83,100 $52,415,000 3/13/87
75 157 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $78,355 4 $313,400 $24,638,000 11/13/09
76 158 This Is My Life Fox $78,288 2 $156,600 $6,316,000 2/21/92
77 161 Grand Canyon Fox $77,399 2 $154,800 $71,853,000 1/03/92
78 171 For the Boys Fox $76,008 2 $152,000 $38,053,900 11/22/91
79 13 The Grand Budapest Hotel Fox Searchlight $228,523 4 $914,100 $64,667,700 3/07/14
80 51 Birdman Fox Searchlight $114,664 4 $458,700 $46,216,500 10/17/14
81 64 I Heart Huckabees Fox Searchlight $105,508 4 $422,000 $18,458,200 10/01/04
82 70 Melinda and Melinda Fox Searchlight $103,887 1 $103,900 $5,354,400 3/18/05
83 71 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight $103,756 4 $415,000 $14,920,900 5/27/11
84 110 Black Swan Fox Searchlight $89,825 18 $1,616,800 $121,219,000 12/03/10
85 118 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight $87,965 2 $175,900 $15,504,600 9/28/07
86 145 The Shape of Water Fox Searchlight $81,377 2 $162,800 $62,501,800 12/01/17
87 155 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Fox Searchlight $78,700 4 $314,800 $53,328,200 11/10/17
88 163 Juno Fox Searchlight $77,085 7 $539,600 $180,107,000 12/07/07
89 180 Sideways Fox Searchlight $74,764 4 $299,100 $100,973,200 10/22/04
90 186 127 Hours Fox Searchlight $74,149 4 $296,600 $20,706,900 11/05/10
91 199 Little Miss Sunshine Fox Searchlight $72,580 7 $508,100 $81,989,500 7/28/06
92 121 Boyhood IFC $86,063 5 $430,300 $28,097,500 7/11/14
93 152 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $79,325 1 $79,300 $2,591,800 8/24/12
94 32 Kiss of the Spider Woman Island Alive $141,403 1 $141,400 $41,403,600 7/26/85
95 42 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Lionsgate $122,616 18 $2,207,100 $55,815,300 11/06/09
96 109 Sicko Lionsgate $89,920 1 $89,900 $31,994,900 6/22/07
97 128 The Big Sick Lionsgate $84,503 5 $422,500 $43,060,400 6/23/17
98 174 Cafe Society Lionsgate $75,742 5 $378,700 $11,700,900 7/15/16
99 197 Sicario Lionsgate $72,718 6 $436,300 $48,378,800 9/18/15
100 20 La La Land Lionsgate/Summit $179,830 5 $899,100 $153,456,900 12/09/16
101 46 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films $119,213 10 $1,192,100 $148,693,500 3/13/98
102 30 Victor/Victoria MGM $142,007 3 $426,000 $86,085,900 3/19/82
103 38 Victor/Victoria MGM $132,091 3 $396,300 $86,085,900 3/26/82
104 130 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $83,964 3 $251,900 $136,391,400 7/15/88
105 131 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $83,716 3 $251,200 $136,391,400 7/22/88
106 103 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax $92,352 2 $184,700 $28,720,600 10/21/94
107 111 Everyone Says I Love You Miramax $89,075 3 $267,200 $19,071,900 12/06/96
108 116 Kids Miramax $88,368 2 $176,700 $15,284,500 7/21/95
109 117 sex, lies and videotape Miramax $88,107 4 $352,400 $55,902,400 8/04/89
110 140 The Piano Miramax $82,017 4 $328,100 $86,482,900 11/12/93
111 165 Apocalypse Now Redux Miramax $76,857 2 $153,700 $7,331,800 8/03/01
112 168 Good Will Hunting Miramax $76,190 7 $533,300 $264,765,000 12/05/97
113 177 The Grifters Miramax $75,316 2 $150,600 $28,649,200 12/07/90
114 191 Unzipped Miramax $73,486 2 $147,000 $5,928,600 8/04/95
115 182 Free Solo National Geographic Entertainment $74,738 4 $299,000 $2,323,800 9/28/18
116 85 Metropolitan New Line $98,952 1 $99,000 $6,230,700 8/03/90
117 160 A Handful of Dust New Line $77,413 1 $77,400 $3,406,200 6/24/88
118 193 Wide Sargasso Sea New Line $73,246 1 $73,200 $3,498,700 4/16/93
119 198 About Schmidt New Line $72,657 6 $435,900 $96,813,100 12/13/02
120 126 Tous les Matins du Monde October $84,895 1 $84,900 $6,693,600 11/13/92
121 91 Platoon Orion Pictures $97,147 6 $582,900 $317,860,900 12/19/86
122 94 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion Pictures $96,095 3 $288,300 $26,862,800 3/01/85
123 107 Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures $90,616 14 $1,268,600 $391,982,700 11/09/90
124 123 Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures $85,592 14 $1,198,300 $391,982,700 11/16/90
125 102 Up in the Air Paramount $92,839 15 $1,392,600 $96,275,700 12/04/09
126 105 The Big Short Paramount $90,928 8 $727,400 $73,106,000 12/11/15
127 129 The Fighter Paramount $83,992 4 $336,000 $106,060,200 12/10/10
128 21 Dreamgirls Paramount (DreamWorks) $172,985 3 $519,000 $136,274,800 12/15/06
129 68 Dreamgirls Paramount (DreamWorks) $103,914 3 $311,700 $136,274,800 12/22/06
130 92 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $96,319 4 $385,300 $33,067,300 5/26/06
131 41 There Will Be Blood Paramount Vantage $124,341 2 $248,700 $50,256,900 12/28/07
132 153 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage $79,086 3 $237,300 $27,549,000 12/26/08
133 169 Babel Paramount Vantage $76,171 7 $533,200 $45,994,100 10/27/06
134 185 Defiance Paramount Vantage $74,257 2 $148,500 $34,442,900 1/02/09
135 74 Guiana 1838 RBC Radio $102,426 1 $102,400 $326,200 9/24/04
136 115 Prick Up Your Ears Samuel Goldwyn $88,652 1 $88,700 $3,796,200 4/17/87
137 150 1984 Samuel Goldwyn $79,814 1 $79,800 $21,308,200 12/14/84
138 156 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn $78,444 3 $235,300 $48,856,900 5/07/93
139 12 Red State SModcast Pictures $233,072 1 $233,100 $1,253,500 3/04/11
140 104 Red State SModcast Pictures $91,698 1 $91,700 $1,253,500 4/08/11
141 53 Punch-Drunk Love Sony (Revolution) $113,383 5 $566,900 $27,549,500 10/11/02
142 183 Black Hawk Down Sony (Revolution) $74,500 4 $298,000 $167,726,300 1/04/02
143 37 American Hustle Sony / Columbia $132,572 6 $795,400 $167,026,000 12/13/13
144 45 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony / Columbia $119,385 8 $955,100 $79,342,000 12/09/05
145 101 Zero Dark Thirty Sony / Columbia $92,965 5 $464,800 $108,121,600 12/21/12
146 127 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia $84,798 7 $593,600 $33,639,200 12/06/02
147 194 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony / Columbia $73,001 16 $1,168,000 $39,672,000 1/03/97
148 200 To Die For Sony / Columbia $72,455 11 $797,000 $43,890,100 9/29/95
149 48 Blue Jasmine Sony Classics $116,714 6 $700,300 $38,006,800 7/26/13
150 52 Howards End Sony Classics $113,623 1 $113,600 $56,215,200 3/13/92
151 58 Midnight in Paris Sony Classics $111,106 6 $666,600 $63,710,100 5/20/11
152 62 Howards End Sony Classics $106,533 1 $106,500 $56,215,200 3/20/92
153 65 Howards End Sony Classics $105,507 1 $105,500 $56,215,200 3/27/92
154 76 Call Me by Your Name Sony Classics $100,871 4 $403,500 $17,708,200 11/24/17
155 81 Howards End Sony Classics $99,669 1 $99,700 $56,215,200 4/03/92
156 99 Howards End Sony Classics $94,144 1 $94,100 $56,215,200 4/10/92
157 148 Talk to Her Sony Classics $80,588 2 $161,200 $13,863,900 11/22/02
158 149 To Rome with Love Sony Classics $79,837 5 $399,200 $19,207,000 6/22/12
159 162 Orlando Sony Classics $77,298 3 $231,900 $11,525,500 6/11/93
160 88 Don't Think Twice The Film Arcade $97,853 1 $97,900 $4,643,900 7/22/16
161 125 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $85,291 4 $341,200 $8,923,900 7/29/05
162 138 Philadelphia TriStar $82,552 4 $330,200 $166,203,200 12/31/93
163 159 Philadelphia TriStar $77,692 4 $310,800 $166,203,200 12/24/93
164 175 Philadelphia TriStar $75,651 4 $302,600 $166,203,200 1/07/94
165 181 Bugsy TriStar $74,762 4 $299,100 $105,878,700 12/13/91
166 196 The Freshman TriStar $72,761 6 $436,600 $45,508,700 7/20/90
167 34 On Golden Pond Universal $135,319 2 $270,600 $364,041,400 1/01/82
168 35 Steve Jobs Universal $134,427 4 $537,700 $18,318,000 10/09/15
169 67 On Golden Pond Universal $104,604 3 $313,800 $364,041,400 1/08/82
170 77 On Golden Pond Universal $100,473 3 $301,400 $364,041,400 1/15/82
171 90 The Last Temptation of Christ Universal $97,293 9 $875,600 $18,275,200 8/12/88
172 124 Mask Universal $85,591 4 $342,400 $121,866,100 3/08/85
173 136 Under the Volcano Universal $82,759 1 $82,800 $6,825,700 6/15/84
174 170 Brazil Universal $76,053 1 $76,100 $24,016,000 12/20/85
175 176 The Paper Universal $75,324 5 $376,600 $83,314,400 3/18/94
176 179 Frost/Nixon Universal $75,253 3 $225,800 $22,493,800 12/05/08
177 166 Traffic USA Films $76,854 4 $307,400 $196,708,900 12/29/00
178 190 Gothic Vestron $73,552 1 $73,600 $2,101,800 4/10/87
179 19 American Sniper Warner Bros. $186,942 4 $747,800 $386,427,600 1/02/15
180 23 American Sniper Warner Bros. $171,148 4 $684,600 $386,427,600 12/26/14
181 26 American Sniper Warner Bros. $160,046 4 $640,200 $386,427,600 1/09/15
182 50 After Hours Warner Bros. $114,803 1 $114,800 $26,807,200 9/13/85
183 60 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Warner Bros. $108,638 5 $543,200 $74,669,500 9/16/05
184 63 The Mission Warner Bros. $106,501 1 $106,500 $39,666,500 11/07/86
185 66 Syriana Warner Bros. $104,813 5 $524,100 $70,608,700 11/25/05
186 75 Crossing Delancey Warner Bros. $101,946 1 $101,900 $35,492,400 8/26/88
187 82 The Year of Living Dangerously Warner Bros. $99,667 1 $99,700 $29,269,500 1/21/83
188 89 The Mission Warner Bros. $97,597 1 $97,600 $39,666,500 10/31/86
189 106 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $90,629 1 $90,600 $87,772,300 11/09/84
190 114 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. $88,905 3 $266,700 $33,194,000 11/28/86
191 122 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $85,912 1 $85,900 $87,772,300 11/02/84
192 133 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $83,458 3 $250,400 $87,772,300 11/23/84
193 146 Syriana Warner Bros. $81,073 9 $729,700 $70,608,700 12/02/05
194 147 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $80,794 3 $242,400 $87,772,300 11/16/84
195 192 Mystic River Warner Bros. $73,326 13 $953,300 $132,490,000 10/10/03
196 195 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $72,796 3 $218,400 $87,772,300 11/30/84
197 24 The Master Weinstein Company $169,787 5 $848,900 $18,522,000 9/14/12
198 39 The Imitation Game Weinstein Company $129,512 4 $518,000 $100,451,900 11/28/14
199 83 The King's Speech Weinstein Company $99,513 4 $398,100 $154,258,100 11/26/10
200 173 Nine Weinstein Company $75,801 4 $303,200 $22,697,800 12/18/09

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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