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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 The Lion King BV $1,675,961 2 $3,351,900 $658,933,200 6/17/94
2 Pocahontas BV $909,967 6 $5,459,800 $287,390,700 6/16/95
3 A Bug's Life BV $548,102 1 $548,100 $301,416,500 11/20/98
4 Toy Story 2 BV $521,740 1 $521,700 $422,396,500 11/19/99
5 Hercules BV $480,104 1 $480,100 $190,666,600 6/13/97
6 The Princess and the Frog BV $456,114 2 $912,200 $119,731,100 11/27/09
7 Frozen BV $257,381 1 $257,400 $433,032,200 11/22/13
8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $256,639 2 $513,300 $131,134,000 6/08/01
9 Anastasia Fox $231,890 1 $231,900 $111,858,400 11/14/97
10 Red State SMod $229,434 1 $229,400 $1,234,000 3/04/11
11 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $224,956 4 $899,800 $63,658,400 3/07/14
12 Brother Bear BV $213,750 2 $427,500 $124,803,300 10/24/03
13 Aladdin BV $209,222 2 $418,400 $463,065,900 11/13/92
14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $203,935 2 $407,900 $106,649,000 10/15/93
15 Evita BV $194,863 2 $389,700 $96,288,400 12/27/96
16 La La Land LG/S $177,023 5 $885,100 $151,061,800 12/09/16
17 Dreamgirls P/DW $170,286 3 $510,900 $134,147,900 12/15/06
18 Beauty and the Beast BV $170,041 2 $340,100 $308,747,300 11/15/91
19 American Sniper WB $168,476 4 $673,900 $380,396,400 12/26/14
20 The Master Wein. $167,137 5 $835,700 $18,232,900 9/14/12
21 Edward Scissorhands Fox $166,603 2 $333,200 $118,035,300 12/07/90
22 Brokeback Mountain Focus $150,819 5 $754,100 $112,252,500 12/09/05
23 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $142,181 4 $568,700 $51,000,700 5/25/12
24 Victor/Victoria MGM $139,790 3 $419,400 $84,742,300 3/19/82
25 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $139,196 1 $139,200 $40,757,400 7/26/85
26 Bulworth Fox $133,501 2 $267,000 $49,945,400 5/15/98
27 Steve Jobs Uni. $132,329 4 $529,300 $18,032,100 10/09/15
28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $130,687 2 $261,400 $89,512,300 5/18/01
29 American Hustle Sony $130,503 6 $783,000 $164,419,100 12/13/13
30 The Imitation Game Wein. $127,490 4 $510,000 $98,884,100 11/28/14
31 The Crucible Fox $125,847 1 $125,800 $14,219,100 11/29/96
32 There Will Be Blood ParV $122,401 2 $244,800 $49,472,500 12/28/07
33 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $120,702 18 $2,172,600 $54,944,100 11/06/09
34 The Revenant Fox $120,413 4 $481,700 $188,952,700 12/25/15
35 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $117,522 8 $940,200 $78,103,600 12/09/05
36 Blue Jasmine SPC $114,892 6 $689,400 $37,413,600 7/26/13
37 The Joy Luck Club BV $113,047 3 $339,100 $70,173,200 9/10/93
38 After Hours WB $113,012 1 $113,000 $26,388,800 9/13/85
39 Birdman FoxS $112,874 4 $451,500 $45,495,100 10/17/14
40 Howards End SPC $111,850 1 $111,800 $55,337,900 3/13/92
41 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $111,614 5 $558,100 $27,119,500 10/11/02
42 Maurice Cinc $111,285 1 $111,300 $5,506,400 9/18/87
43 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $109,702 4 $438,800 $266,285,500 12/25/87
44 Annie Col. $109,543 14 $1,533,600 $171,371,100 5/21/82
45 Midnight in Paris SPC $109,371 6 $656,200 $62,715,800 5/20/11
46 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $107,179 4 $428,700 $14,507,200 12/06/13
47 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $106,942 5 $534,700 $73,504,100 9/16/05
48 The Thin Red Line Fox $106,385 5 $531,900 $63,364,100 12/25/98
49 The Favourite FoxS $105,603 4 $422,400 $21,872,900 11/23/18
50 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $103,861 4 $415,400 $18,170,100 10/01/04
51 Syriana WB $103,177 5 $515,900 $69,506,700 11/25/05
52 A Room with a View Cinc $102,271 1 $102,300 $47,358,400 3/07/86
53 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $102,265 1 $102,300 $5,270,800 3/18/05
54 The Tree of Life FoxS $102,137 4 $408,500 $14,688,000 5/27/11
55 The Verdict Fox $101,094 3 $303,300 $153,643,800 12/10/82
56 Moonlight (2016) A24 $100,976 4 $403,900 $27,891,700 10/21/16
57 Guiana 1838 RBC $100,827 1 $100,800 $321,100 9/24/04
58 Crossing Delancey WB $100,355 1 $100,400 $34,938,500 8/26/88
59 Call Me by Your Name SPC $99,297 4 $397,200 $17,431,800 11/24/17
60 Wish You Were Here Atl $98,487 1 $98,500 $7,415,900 7/24/87
61 Gandhi Col. $98,476 4 $393,900 $147,974,800 12/10/82
62 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $98,111 1 $98,100 $28,812,600 1/21/83
63 The King's Speech Wein. $97,960 4 $391,800 $151,850,500 11/26/10
64 Spring Breakers A24 $97,494 3 $292,500 $15,309,000 3/15/13
65 Metropolitan NL $97,408 1 $97,400 $6,133,400 8/03/90
66 The Blair Witch Project Art. $97,342 27 $2,628,200 $244,283,500 7/16/99
67 Don't Think Twice TFA $96,326 1 $96,300 $4,571,400 7/22/16
68 The Mission WB $96,073 1 $96,100 $39,047,400 10/31/86
69 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $95,774 9 $862,000 $17,990,000 8/12/88
70 Platoon Orion $95,631 6 $573,800 $312,899,900 12/19/86
71 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $94,815 4 $379,300 $32,551,200 5/26/06
72 Dead Poets Society BV $94,654 8 $757,200 $213,210,300 6/02/89
73 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $94,595 3 $283,800 $26,443,600 3/01/85
74 Lincoln BV $94,164 11 $1,035,800 $200,723,900 11/09/12
75 American Beauty DW $93,593 16 $1,497,500 $220,176,500 9/17/99
76 Suspiria Amazon $92,019 2 $184,000 $2,483,500 10/26/18
77 Night and the City Fox $91,568 1 $91,600 $13,197,700 10/16/92
78 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $91,514 5 $457,600 $106,434,100 12/21/12
79 Up in the Air Par. $91,390 15 $1,370,900 $94,773,000 12/04/09
80 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $90,911 2 $181,800 $28,272,400 10/21/94
81 The Big Short Par. $89,509 8 $716,100 $71,965,000 12/11/15
82 Dances with Wolves Orion $89,202 14 $1,248,800 $385,864,800 11/09/90
83 Sicko LGF $88,517 1 $88,500 $31,495,500 6/22/07
84 Black Swan FoxS $88,423 18 $1,591,600 $119,327,000 12/03/10
85 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $87,685 3 $263,100 $18,774,200 12/06/96
86 Lady Bird A24 $87,635 4 $350,500 $47,130,900 11/03/17
87 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $87,557 4 $350,200 $26,960,900 12/09/11
88 The Mosquito Coast WB $87,517 3 $262,600 $32,676,000 11/28/86
89 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $87,268 1 $87,300 $3,736,900 4/17/87
90 Kids Mira. $86,989 2 $174,000 $15,045,900 7/21/95
91 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $86,732 4 $346,900 $55,029,900 8/04/89
92 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $86,592 2 $173,200 $15,262,600 9/28/07
93 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $86,422 5 $432,100 $79,708,800 12/14/01
94 Punchline Col. $86,334 4 $345,300 $45,208,500 9/30/88
95 Boyhood IFC $84,720 5 $423,600 $27,658,900 7/11/14
96 The Killing Fields WB $84,571 1 $84,600 $86,402,400 11/02/84
97 Mask Uni. $84,256 4 $337,000 $119,964,000 3/08/85
98 The Aristocrats Think $83,959 4 $335,800 $8,784,600 7/29/05
99 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $83,570 1 $83,600 $6,589,100 11/13/92
100 Adaptation. Sony $83,475 7 $584,300 $33,114,200 12/06/02
101 The Big Sick LGF $83,185 5 $415,900 $42,388,300 6/23/17
102 The Fighter Par. $82,681 4 $330,700 $104,404,800 12/10/10
103 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $82,654 3 $248,000 $134,262,600 7/15/88
104 A Soldier's Story Col. $82,193 5 $411,000 $56,943,800 9/14/84
105 Lust, Caution Focus $82,034 1 $82,000 $5,904,700 9/28/07
106 Raising Arizona Fox $81,841 1 $81,800 $51,596,900 3/13/87
107 Under the Volcano Uni. $81,467 1 $81,500 $6,719,200 6/15/84
108 Sarafina! BV $81,372 2 $162,700 $15,545,600 9/18/92
109 The Piano Mira. $80,737 4 $323,000 $85,133,100 11/12/93
110 The Kids Are All Right Focus $80,492 7 $563,400 $23,829,200 7/09/10
111 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $80,397 2 $160,800 $33,549,000 12/10/04
112 New York Stories BV $80,133 12 $961,600 $23,939,900 3/03/89
113 The Shape of Water FoxS $80,107 2 $160,200 $61,526,300 12/01/17
114 Talk to Her SPC $79,330 2 $158,700 $13,647,500 11/22/02
115 To Rome with Love SPC $78,591 5 $393,000 $18,907,200 6/22/12
116 1984 Gold. $78,569 1 $78,600 $20,975,700 12/14/84
117 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $78,086 1 $78,100 $2,551,300 8/24/12
118 Revolutionary Road ParV $77,852 3 $233,600 $27,119,100 12/26/08
119 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $77,695 4 $310,800 $22,552,900 3/29/13
120 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $77,471 4 $309,900 $52,495,900 11/10/17
121 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $77,220 3 $231,700 $48,094,400 5/07/93
122 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $77,132 4 $308,500 $24,253,400 11/13/09
123 This Is My Life Fox $77,066 2 $154,100 $6,217,400 2/21/92
124 Philadelphia TriS $76,480 4 $305,900 $163,609,200 12/24/93
125 A Handful of Dust NL $76,204 1 $76,200 $3,353,000 6/24/88
126 Orlando SPC $76,092 3 $228,300 $11,345,600 6/11/93
127 Juno FoxS $75,882 7 $531,200 $177,296,000 12/07/07
128 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $75,749 3 $227,200 $23,806,100 9/24/04
129 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $75,657 2 $151,300 $7,217,300 8/03/01
130 Traffic USA $75,655 4 $302,600 $193,638,800 12/29/00
131 Ed Wood BV $75,589 2 $151,200 $12,436,900 9/30/94
132 Good Will Hunting Mira. $75,001 7 $525,000 $260,632,700 12/05/97
133 Babel ParV $74,982 7 $524,900 $45,276,300 10/27/06
134 Brazil Uni. $74,866 1 $74,900 $23,641,200 12/20/85
135 For the Boys Fox $74,822 2 $149,600 $37,459,900 11/22/91
136 Nine Wein. $74,618 4 $298,500 $22,343,600 12/18/09
137 Cafe Society LGF $74,560 5 $372,800 $11,518,300 7/15/16
138 The Paper Uni. $74,149 5 $370,700 $82,014,100 3/18/94
139 The Grifters Mira. $74,141 2 $148,300 $28,202,100 12/07/90
140 A Passage to India Col. $74,091 3 $222,300 $67,686,600 12/14/84
141 Frost/Nixon Uni. $74,079 3 $222,200 $22,142,700 12/05/08
142 Sideways FoxS $73,598 4 $294,400 $99,397,300 10/22/04
143 Bugsy TriS $73,595 4 $294,400 $104,226,200 12/13/91
144 Free Solo NGE $73,572 4 $294,300 $12,323,600 9/28/18
145 The Official Story ALM $73,192 1 $73,200 $73,200 11/08/85
146 Defiance ParV $73,098 2 $146,200 $33,905,300 1/02/09
147 127 Hours FoxS $72,991 4 $292,000 $20,383,700 11/05/10
148 Miami Rhapsody BV $72,487 2 $145,000 $10,598,600 1/27/95
149 Gothic Vest $72,404 1 $72,400 $2,069,000 4/10/87
150 Unzipped Mira. $72,339 2 $144,700 $5,836,100 8/04/95
151 Mystic River WB $72,182 13 $938,400 $130,422,200 10/10/03
152 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $72,103 1 $72,100 $3,444,100 4/16/93
153 The Freshman TriS $71,625 6 $429,800 $44,798,400 7/20/90
154 Sicario LGF $71,583 6 $429,500 $47,623,800 9/18/15
155 About Schmidt NL $71,523 6 $429,100 $95,302,100 12/13/02
156 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $71,448 7 $500,100 $80,709,900 7/28/06
157 To Die For Sony $71,324 11 $784,600 $43,205,100 9/29/95
158 The Commitments Fox $71,135 8 $569,100 $31,292,100 8/16/91
159 Amelie Mira. $70,968 3 $212,900 $51,084,500 11/02/01
160 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $70,888 5 $354,400 $33,423,900 3/17/06
161 Grand Canyon Fox $70,835 2 $141,700 $70,731,500 12/27/91
162 Black Hawk Down SonR $70,133 4 $280,500 $165,108,500 12/28/01
163 Bad Education SPC $69,848 3 $209,500 $7,245,000 11/19/04
164 Inherent Vice WB $69,828 5 $349,100 $8,802,200 12/12/14
165 One Hour Photo FoxS $69,804 7 $488,600 $48,020,100 8/23/02
166 In Good Company Uni. $69,680 3 $209,000 $63,103,500 12/31/04
167 Mountains of the Moon TriS $69,598 2 $139,200 $8,374,500 2/23/90
168 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $69,533 4 $278,100 $6,465,700 8/26/83
169 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $69,488 54 $3,752,400 $98,999,600 12/31/99
170 Kundun BV $69,347 2 $138,700 $10,704,000 12/26/97
171 Eleni WB $69,334 1 $69,300 $758,900 11/01/85
172 Fool for Love Can. $69,192 2 $138,400 $1,998,800 12/06/85
173 Agnes of God Col. $68,884 8 $551,100 $63,744,700 9/13/85
174 Educating Rita Col. $68,695 3 $206,100 $41,061,100 9/23/83
175 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $68,641 4 $274,600 $16,667,600 9/25/09
176 Stealing Beauty FoxS $68,606 3 $205,800 $9,433,900 6/14/96
177 Everest (IMAX) MFF $68,577 10 $685,800 $146,372,800 3/06/98
178 Deconstructing Harry FL $68,576 10 $685,800 $20,120,400 12/12/97
179 Into the Wild ParV $68,163 4 $272,700 $23,476,600 9/21/07
180 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $68,154 2 $136,300 $8,532,200 5/04/90
181 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $67,904 16 $1,086,500 $200,509,500 12/08/00
182 The Whistle Blower Hemd $67,828 1 $67,800 $3,387,500 7/10/87
183 She's Gotta Have It Isld $67,767 1 $67,800 $16,987,600 8/08/86
184 The Last Emperor Col. $67,505 5 $337,500 $94,984,600 11/20/87
185 Sophie's Choice Uni. $67,453 9 $607,100 $84,267,100 12/10/82
186 Match Point DW $67,167 8 $537,300 $31,216,300 12/30/05
187 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. $66,219 7 $463,500 $23,703,000 8/12/94
188 Nell Fox $66,185 2 $132,400 $68,920,000 12/16/94
189 A Civil Action BV $65,969 2 $131,900 $98,595,100 12/25/98
190 Eighth Grade A24 $65,949 4 $263,800 $13,539,700 7/13/18
191 Down with Love Fox $65,938 1 $65,900 $29,733,900 5/09/03
192 Trainspotting Mira. $65,594 8 $524,800 $32,944,800 7/19/96
193 Enough Said FoxS $65,549 4 $262,200 $18,591,300 9/20/13
194 The Fisher King TriS $65,367 10 $653,700 $87,871,100 9/20/91
195 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $65,336 16 $1,045,400 $39,052,800 12/27/96
196 Too Beautiful For You OrionC $65,146 1 $65,100 $3,708,300 3/02/90
197 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $64,861 4 $259,400 $14,277,800 3/13/09
198 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $64,795 4 $259,200 $19,482,500 9/21/12
199 Defending Your Life WB $64,755 3 $194,300 $34,336,600 3/22/91
200 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey BV $64,702 2 $129,400 $89,224,200 2/05/93

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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