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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 $1,710,126 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 A Bug's Life BV $559,275 1 $559,300 $307,560,900 11/20/98
4 Toy Story 2 BV $532,376 1 $532,400 $431,007,100 11/19/99
5 Hercules BV $489,891 1 $489,900 $194,553,400 6/13/97
6 The Princess and the Frog BV $465,412 2 $930,800 $122,171,900 11/27/09
7 Frozen BV $262,628 1 $262,600 $441,859,600 11/22/13
8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $261,871 2 $523,700 $133,807,200 6/08/01
9 Anastasia Fox $236,618 1 $236,600 $114,138,600 11/14/97
10 Red State SMod $234,111 1 $234,100 $1,259,100 3/04/11
11 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $229,542 4 $918,200 $64,956,100 3/07/14
12 Brother Bear BV $218,108 2 $436,200 $127,347,400 10/24/03
13 Aladdin BV $213,487 2 $427,000 $472,505,500 11/13/92
14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $208,092 2 $416,200 $108,823,100 10/15/93
15 Evita BV $198,836 2 $397,700 $98,251,300 12/27/96
16 La La Land LG/S $180,632 5 $903,200 $154,141,200 12/09/16
17 Dreamgirls P/DW $173,757 3 $521,300 $136,882,500 12/15/06
18 Beauty and the Beast BV $173,508 2 $347,000 $315,041,100 11/15/91
19 American Sniper WB $171,911 4 $687,600 $388,150,800 12/26/14
20 The Master Wein. $170,544 5 $852,700 $18,604,600 9/14/12
21 Edward Scissorhands Fox $169,999 2 $340,000 $120,441,400 12/07/90
22 Brokeback Mountain Focus $153,894 5 $769,500 $114,540,800 12/09/05
23 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $145,080 4 $580,300 $52,040,300 5/25/12
24 Victor/Victoria MGM $142,640 3 $427,900 $86,469,800 3/19/82
25 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $142,033 1 $142,000 $41,588,200 7/26/85
26 Bulworth Fox $136,222 2 $272,400 $50,963,500 5/15/98
27 Steve Jobs Uni. $135,027 4 $540,100 $18,399,700 10/09/15
28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $133,351 2 $266,700 $91,337,000 5/18/01
29 American Hustle Sony $133,163 6 $799,000 $167,770,800 12/13/13
30 The Imitation Game Wein. $130,089 4 $520,400 $100,899,900 11/28/14
31 The Crucible Fox $128,413 1 $128,400 $14,509,000 11/29/96
32 There Will Be Blood ParV $124,896 2 $249,800 $50,481,000 12/28/07
33 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $123,162 18 $2,216,900 $56,064,200 11/06/09
34 The Revenant Fox $122,867 4 $491,500 $192,804,500 12/25/15
35 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $119,917 8 $959,300 $79,695,800 12/09/05
36 Blue Jasmine SPC $117,235 6 $703,400 $38,176,300 7/26/13
37 The Joy Luck Club BV $115,352 3 $346,100 $71,603,700 9/10/93
38 After Hours WB $115,315 1 $115,300 $26,926,800 9/13/85
39 Birdman FoxS $115,175 4 $460,700 $46,422,500 10/17/14
40 Howards End SPC $114,130 1 $114,100 $56,465,900 3/13/92
41 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $113,889 5 $569,400 $27,672,300 10/11/02
42 Maurice Cinc $113,554 1 $113,600 $5,618,700 9/18/87
43 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $111,938 4 $447,800 $271,713,700 12/25/87
44 Annie Col. $111,776 14 $1,564,900 $174,864,500 5/21/82
45 Midnight in Paris SPC $111,601 6 $669,600 $63,994,200 5/20/11
46 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $109,364 4 $437,500 $14,803,000 12/06/13
47 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $109,122 5 $545,600 $75,002,400 9/16/05
48 The Thin Red Line Fox $108,554 5 $542,800 $64,655,800 12/25/98
49 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $105,978 4 $423,900 $18,540,500 10/01/04
50 The Favourite FoxS $105,369 4 $421,500 $34,338,400 11/23/18
51 Syriana WB $105,281 5 $526,400 $70,923,500 11/25/05
52 A Room with a View Cinc $104,356 1 $104,400 $48,323,800 3/07/86
53 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $104,350 1 $104,400 $5,378,300 3/18/05
54 The Tree of Life FoxS $104,219 4 $416,900 $14,987,400 5/27/11
55 The Verdict Fox $103,155 3 $309,500 $156,775,800 12/10/82
56 Moonlight (2016) A24 $103,035 4 $412,100 $28,460,300 10/21/16
57 Guiana 1838 RBC $102,882 1 $102,900 $327,700 9/24/04
58 Crossing Delancey WB $102,401 1 $102,400 $35,650,700 8/26/88
59 Call Me by Your Name SPC $101,321 4 $405,300 $17,787,100 11/24/17
60 Wish You Were Here Atl $100,495 1 $100,500 $7,567,100 7/24/87
61 Gandhi Col. $100,483 4 $401,900 $150,991,300 12/10/82
62 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $100,111 1 $100,100 $29,400,000 1/21/83
63 The King's Speech Wein. $99,957 4 $399,800 $154,946,000 11/26/10
64 Spring Breakers A24 $99,481 3 $298,400 $15,621,100 3/15/13
65 Metropolitan NL $99,393 1 $99,400 $6,258,500 8/03/90
66 The Blair Witch Project Art. $99,326 27 $2,681,800 $249,263,200 7/16/99
67 Don't Think Twice TFA $98,289 1 $98,300 $4,664,600 7/22/16
68 The Mission WB $98,032 1 $98,000 $39,843,400 10/31/86
69 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $97,727 9 $879,500 $18,356,700 8/12/88
70 Platoon Orion $97,580 6 $585,500 $319,278,400 12/19/86
71 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $96,748 4 $387,000 $33,214,800 5/26/06
72 Dead Poets Society BV $96,584 8 $772,700 $217,556,600 6/02/89
73 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $96,524 3 $289,600 $26,982,600 3/01/85
74 Lincoln BV $96,084 11 $1,056,900 $204,815,600 11/09/12
75 American Beauty DW $95,501 16 $1,528,000 $224,664,800 9/17/99
76 Night and the City Fox $93,435 1 $93,400 $13,466,700 10/16/92
77 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $93,379 5 $466,900 $108,603,800 12/21/12
78 Up in the Air Par. $93,253 15 $1,398,800 $96,705,000 12/04/09
79 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $92,764 2 $185,500 $28,848,700 10/21/94
80 Suspiria Amazon $91,815 2 $183,600 $2,478,000 10/26/18
81 The Big Short Par. $91,333 8 $730,700 $73,432,000 12/11/15
82 Dances with Wolves Orion $91,020 14 $1,274,300 $393,730,600 11/09/90
83 Sicko LGF $90,321 1 $90,300 $32,137,500 6/22/07
84 Black Swan FoxS $90,226 18 $1,624,100 $121,759,500 12/03/10
85 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $89,472 3 $268,400 $19,157,000 12/06/96
86 Lady Bird A24 $89,422 4 $357,700 $48,091,700 11/03/17
87 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $89,342 4 $357,400 $27,510,500 12/09/11
88 The Mosquito Coast WB $89,301 3 $267,900 $33,342,100 11/28/86
89 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $89,047 1 $89,000 $3,813,100 4/17/87
90 Kids Mira. $88,762 2 $177,500 $15,352,600 7/21/95
91 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $88,500 4 $354,000 $56,151,700 8/04/89
92 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $88,357 2 $176,700 $15,573,700 9/28/07
93 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $88,183 5 $440,900 $81,333,700 12/14/01
94 Punchline Col. $88,094 4 $352,400 $46,130,000 9/30/88
95 Boyhood IFC $86,447 5 $432,200 $28,222,800 7/11/14
96 The Killing Fields WB $86,295 1 $86,300 $88,163,700 11/02/84
97 Mask Uni. $85,973 4 $343,900 $122,409,500 3/08/85
98 The Aristocrats Think $85,671 4 $342,700 $8,963,700 7/29/05
99 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $85,274 1 $85,300 $6,723,500 11/13/92
100 Adaptation. Sony $85,176 7 $596,200 $33,789,300 12/06/02
101 The Big Sick LGF $84,880 5 $424,400 $43,252,400 6/23/17
102 The Fighter Par. $84,367 4 $337,500 $106,533,100 12/10/10
103 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $84,339 3 $253,000 $136,999,600 7/15/88
104 A Soldier's Story Col. $83,868 5 $419,300 $58,104,600 9/14/84
105 Lust, Caution Focus $83,707 1 $83,700 $6,025,100 9/28/07
106 Raising Arizona Fox $83,510 1 $83,500 $52,648,700 3/13/87
107 Under the Volcano Uni. $83,128 1 $83,100 $6,856,200 6/15/84
108 Sarafina! BV $83,031 2 $166,100 $15,862,500 9/18/92
109 The Piano Mira. $82,383 4 $329,500 $86,868,600 11/12/93
110 The Kids Are All Right Focus $82,132 7 $574,900 $24,315,000 7/09/10
111 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $82,036 2 $164,100 $34,232,900 12/10/04
112 New York Stories BV $81,766 12 $981,200 $24,427,900 3/03/89
113 The Shape of Water FoxS $81,740 2 $163,500 $62,780,500 12/01/17
114 Talk to Her SPC $80,947 2 $161,900 $13,925,700 11/22/02
115 To Rome with Love SPC $80,193 5 $401,000 $19,292,600 6/22/12
116 1984 Gold. $80,170 1 $80,200 $21,403,200 12/14/84
117 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $79,678 1 $79,700 $2,603,300 8/24/12
118 Revolutionary Road ParV $79,439 3 $238,300 $27,671,900 12/26/08
119 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $79,279 4 $317,100 $23,012,600 3/29/13
120 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $79,050 4 $316,200 $53,566,000 11/10/17
121 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $78,794 3 $236,400 $49,074,800 5/07/93
122 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $78,704 4 $314,800 $24,747,800 11/13/09
123 This Is My Life Fox $78,637 2 $157,300 $6,344,100 2/21/92
124 Philadelphia TriS $78,039 4 $312,200 $166,944,400 12/24/93
125 A Handful of Dust NL $77,758 1 $77,800 $3,421,400 6/24/88
126 Orlando SPC $77,643 3 $232,900 $11,576,900 6/11/93
127 Juno FoxS $77,428 7 $542,000 $180,910,200 12/07/07
128 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $77,293 3 $231,900 $24,291,400 9/24/04
129 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $77,199 2 $154,400 $7,364,500 8/03/01
130 Traffic USA $77,197 4 $308,800 $197,586,100 12/29/00
131 Ed Wood BV $77,130 2 $154,300 $12,690,400 9/30/94
132 Avengers: Endgame BV $76,601 4,662 $357,115,000 $798,172,700 4/26/19
133 Good Will Hunting Mira. $76,530 7 $535,700 $265,945,700 12/05/97
134 Babel ParV $76,511 7 $535,600 $46,199,200 10/27/06
135 Brazil Uni. $76,392 1 $76,400 $24,123,100 12/20/85
136 For the Boys Fox $76,347 2 $152,700 $38,223,600 11/22/91
137 Nine Wein. $76,139 4 $304,600 $22,799,100 12/18/09
138 Cafe Society LGF $76,080 5 $380,400 $11,753,100 7/15/16
139 The Paper Uni. $75,660 5 $378,300 $83,686,000 3/18/94
140 The Grifters Mira. $75,652 2 $151,300 $28,777,000 12/07/90
141 A Passage to India Col. $75,601 3 $226,800 $69,066,400 12/14/84
142 Frost/Nixon Uni. $75,589 3 $226,800 $22,594,100 12/05/08
143 Sideways FoxS $75,098 4 $300,400 $101,423,500 10/22/04
144 Bugsy TriS $75,095 4 $300,400 $106,350,900 12/13/91
145 Free Solo NGE $75,072 4 $300,300 $17,516,500 9/28/18
146 The Official Story ALM $74,684 1 $74,700 $74,700 11/08/85
147 Defiance ParV $74,589 2 $149,200 $34,596,500 1/02/09
148 127 Hours FoxS $74,479 4 $297,900 $20,799,200 11/05/10
149 Miami Rhapsody BV $73,965 2 $147,900 $10,814,600 1/27/95
150 Gothic Vest $73,880 1 $73,900 $2,111,200 4/10/87
151 Unzipped Mira. $73,814 2 $147,600 $5,955,100 8/04/95
152 Mystic River WB $73,653 13 $957,500 $133,080,900 10/10/03
153 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $73,573 1 $73,600 $3,514,300 4/16/93
154 The Freshman TriS $73,085 6 $438,500 $45,711,600 7/20/90
155 Sicario LGF $73,042 6 $438,300 $48,594,600 9/18/15
156 About Schmidt NL $72,981 6 $437,900 $97,244,800 12/13/02
157 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $72,904 7 $510,300 $82,355,200 7/28/06
158 To Die For Sony $72,778 11 $800,600 $44,085,900 9/29/95
159 The Commitments Fox $72,585 8 $580,700 $31,930,000 8/16/91
160 Amelie Mira. $72,414 3 $217,200 $52,125,800 11/02/01
161 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $72,333 5 $361,700 $34,105,300 3/17/06
162 Grand Canyon Fox $72,279 2 $144,600 $72,173,400 12/27/91
163 Black Hawk Down SonR $71,563 4 $286,300 $168,474,200 12/28/01
164 Bad Education SPC $71,272 3 $213,800 $7,392,700 11/19/04
165 Inherent Vice WB $71,252 5 $356,300 $8,981,600 12/12/14
166 One Hour Photo FoxS $71,227 7 $498,600 $48,999,000 8/23/02
167 In Good Company Uni. $71,100 3 $213,300 $64,389,900 12/31/04
168 Mountains of the Moon TriS $71,017 2 $142,000 $8,545,200 2/23/90
169 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $70,950 4 $283,800 $6,597,500 8/26/83
170 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $70,905 54 $3,828,900 $101,017,700 12/31/99
171 Kundun BV $70,761 2 $141,500 $10,922,200 12/26/97
172 Eleni WB $70,748 1 $70,700 $774,400 11/01/85
173 Fool for Love Can. $70,603 2 $141,200 $2,039,500 12/06/85
174 Agnes of God Col. $70,288 8 $562,300 $65,044,200 9/13/85
175 Educating Rita Col. $70,095 3 $210,300 $41,898,100 9/23/83
176 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $70,040 4 $280,200 $17,007,400 9/25/09
177 Stealing Beauty FoxS $70,005 3 $210,000 $9,626,200 6/14/96
178 Everest (IMAX) MFF $69,974 10 $699,800 $149,356,600 3/06/98
179 Deconstructing Harry FL $69,974 10 $699,700 $20,530,600 12/12/97
180 Into the Wild ParV $69,552 4 $278,200 $23,955,200 9/21/07
181 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $69,543 2 $139,100 $8,706,200 5/04/90
182 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $69,288 16 $1,108,600 $204,596,900 12/08/00
183 The Whistle Blower Hemd $69,211 1 $69,200 $3,456,500 7/10/87
184 She's Gotta Have It Isld $69,149 1 $69,100 $17,333,900 8/08/86
185 The Last Emperor Col. $68,882 5 $344,400 $96,920,900 11/20/87
186 Sophie's Choice Uni. $68,828 9 $619,500 $85,984,900 12/10/82
187 Match Point DW $68,537 8 $548,300 $31,852,700 12/30/05
188 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. $67,569 7 $473,000 $24,186,200 8/12/94
189 Nell Fox $67,534 2 $135,100 $70,324,900 12/16/94
190 A Civil Action BV $67,314 2 $134,600 $100,605,000 12/25/98
191 Eighth Grade A24 $67,293 4 $269,200 $13,815,100 7/13/18
192 Down with Love Fox $67,282 1 $67,300 $30,340,000 5/09/03
193 Trainspotting Mira. $66,931 8 $535,400 $33,616,400 7/19/96
194 Enough Said FoxS $66,885 4 $267,500 $18,970,300 9/20/13
195 The Fisher King TriS $66,700 10 $667,000 $89,662,300 9/20/91
196 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $66,668 16 $1,066,700 $39,848,900 12/27/96
197 Too Beautiful For You OrionC $66,474 1 $66,500 $3,783,900 3/02/90
198 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $66,184 4 $264,700 $14,568,900 3/13/09
199 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $66,116 4 $264,500 $19,879,700 9/21/12
200 Defending Your Life WB $66,075 3 $198,200 $35,036,500 3/22/91

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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