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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 55 Moonlight (2016) A24 $106,008 4 $424,000 $29,281,600 10/21/16
2 63 Spring Breakers A24 $102,352 3 $307,100 $16,071,900 3/15/13
3 84 Lady Bird A24 $92,002 4 $368,000 $49,479,500 11/03/17
4 142 The Official Story ALMI $76,839 1 $76,800 $76,800 11/08/85
5 65 The Blair Witch Project Artisan $102,193 27 $2,759,200 $256,456,200 7/16/99
6 59 Wish You Were Here Atlantic $103,395 1 $103,400 $7,785,400 7/24/87
7 1 The Lion King Buena Vista $1,759,475 2 $3,518,900 $691,768,000 6/17/94
8 2 Pocahontas Buena Vista $955,311 6 $5,731,900 $301,711,400 6/16/95
9 3 A Bug's Life Buena Vista $575,414 1 $575,400 $316,436,100 11/20/98
10 4 Toy Story 2 Buena Vista $547,738 1 $547,700 $443,444,500 11/19/99
11 5 Hercules Buena Vista $504,027 1 $504,000 $200,167,600 6/13/97
12 6 The Princess and the Frog Buena Vista $478,842 2 $957,700 $125,697,300 11/27/09
13 7 Frozen Buena Vista $270,207 1 $270,200 $454,610,200 11/22/13
14 8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire Buena Vista $269,428 2 $538,900 $137,668,500 6/08/01
15 12 Brother Bear Buena Vista $224,402 2 $448,800 $131,022,200 10/24/03
16 13 Aladdin Buena Vista $219,648 2 $439,300 $486,140,600 11/13/92
17 14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas Buena Vista $214,097 2 $428,200 $111,963,300 10/15/93
18 15 Evita Buena Vista $204,573 2 $409,100 $101,086,500 12/27/96
19 18 Beauty and the Beast Buena Vista $178,515 2 $357,000 $324,132,200 11/15/91
20 37 The Joy Luck Club Buena Vista $118,681 3 $356,000 $73,669,900 9/10/93
21 43 Good Morning, Vietnam Buena Vista $115,168 4 $460,700 $279,554,500 12/25/87
22 71 Dead Poets Society Buena Vista $99,371 8 $795,000 $223,834,600 6/02/89
23 73 Lincoln Buena Vista $98,856 11 $1,087,400 $210,726,000 11/09/12
24 91 The Royal Tenenbaums Buena Vista $90,728 5 $453,600 $83,680,700 12/14/01
25 106 Sarafina! Buena Vista $85,427 2 $170,900 $16,320,200 9/18/92
26 109 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Buena Vista $84,403 2 $168,800 $35,220,800 12/10/04
27 110 New York Stories Buena Vista $84,126 12 $1,009,500 $25,132,800 3/03/89
28 129 Ed Wood Buena Vista $79,356 2 $158,700 $13,056,600 9/30/94
29 145 Miami Rhapsody Buena Vista $76,099 2 $152,200 $11,126,700 1/27/95
30 166 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) Buena Vista $72,951 54 $3,939,400 $103,932,800 12/31/99
31 167 Kundun Buena Vista $72,803 2 $145,600 $11,237,400 12/26/97
32 186 A Civil Action Buena Vista $69,256 2 $138,500 $103,508,100 12/25/98
33 196 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Buena Vista $67,926 2 $135,900 $93,670,300 2/05/93
34 200 Country Buena Vista $67,436 1 $67,400 $26,596,100 9/28/84
35 169 Fool for Love Cannon Films $72,640 2 $145,300 $2,098,400 12/06/85
36 46 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS Films $112,520 4 $450,100 $15,230,100 12/06/13
37 42 Maurice Cinecom $116,830 1 $116,800 $5,780,800 9/18/87
38 51 A Room with a View Cinecom $107,367 1 $107,400 $49,718,200 3/07/86
39 44 Annie Columbia $115,002 14 $1,610,100 $179,910,500 5/21/82
40 60 Gandhi Columbia $103,383 4 $413,500 $155,348,400 12/10/82
41 92 Punchline Columbia $90,636 4 $362,500 $47,461,200 9/30/88
42 102 A Soldier's Story Columbia $86,288 5 $431,400 $59,781,300 9/14/84
43 138 A Passage to India Columbia $77,782 3 $233,400 $71,059,400 12/14/84
44 170 Agnes of God Columbia $72,316 8 $578,500 $66,921,100 9/13/85
45 171 Educating Rita Columbia $72,118 3 $216,400 $43,107,200 9/23/83
46 181 The Last Emperor Columbia $70,869 5 $354,300 $99,717,700 11/20/87
47 74 American Beauty DreamWorks $98,257 16 $1,572,100 $231,147,900 9/17/99
48 183 Match Point DreamWorks $70,514 8 $564,100 $32,771,800 12/30/05
49 175 Deconstructing Harry Fine Line $71,993 10 $719,900 $21,123,000 12/12/97
50 22 Brokeback Mountain Focus Features $158,335 5 $791,700 $117,846,100 12/09/05
51 23 Moonrise Kingdom Focus Features $149,266 4 $597,100 $53,542,100 5/25/12
52 85 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus Features $91,920 4 $367,700 $28,304,400 12/09/11
53 103 Lust, Caution Focus Features $86,122 1 $86,100 $6,198,900 9/28/07
54 108 The Kids Are All Right Focus Features $84,502 7 $591,500 $25,016,700 7/09/10
55 117 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus Features $81,567 4 $326,300 $23,676,700 3/29/13
56 126 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus Features $79,523 3 $238,600 $24,992,400 9/24/04
57 9 Anastasia Fox $243,446 1 $243,400 $117,432,300 11/14/97
58 21 Edward Scissorhands Fox $174,905 2 $349,800 $123,917,000 12/07/90
59 26 Bulworth Fox $140,153 2 $280,300 $52,434,200 5/15/98
60 28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $137,199 2 $274,400 $93,972,700 5/18/01
61 31 The Crucible Fox $132,118 1 $132,100 $14,927,700 11/29/96
62 34 The Revenant Fox $126,413 4 $505,700 $198,368,200 12/25/15
63 48 The Thin Red Line Fox $111,687 5 $558,400 $66,521,600 12/25/98
64 54 The Verdict Fox $106,132 3 $318,400 $161,299,900 12/10/82
65 75 Night and the City Fox $96,131 1 $96,100 $13,855,300 10/16/92
66 104 Raising Arizona Fox $85,919 1 $85,900 $54,168,000 3/13/87
67 120 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $80,975 4 $323,900 $25,462,000 11/13/09
68 121 This Is My Life Fox $80,906 2 $161,800 $6,527,200 2/21/92
69 133 For the Boys Fox $78,551 2 $157,100 $39,326,600 11/22/91
70 155 The Commitments Fox $74,680 8 $597,400 $32,851,400 8/16/91
71 158 Grand Canyon Fox $74,365 2 $148,700 $74,256,100 12/27/91
72 185 Nell Fox $69,483 2 $139,000 $72,354,300 12/16/94
73 187 Down with Love Fox $69,224 1 $69,200 $31,215,600 5/09/03
74 198 Return of the Jedi Fox $67,606 1,002 $67,743,400 $750,716,000 5/27/83
75 11 The Grand Budapest Hotel Fox Searchlight $236,166 4 $944,700 $66,830,500 3/07/14
76 39 Birdman Fox Searchlight $118,499 4 $474,000 $47,762,200 10/17/14
77 49 I Heart Huckabees Fox Searchlight $109,037 4 $436,100 $19,075,500 10/01/04
78 52 Melinda and Melinda Fox Searchlight $107,361 1 $107,400 $5,533,500 3/18/05
79 53 The Tree of Life Fox Searchlight $107,226 4 $428,900 $15,419,900 5/27/11
80 82 Black Swan Fox Searchlight $92,830 18 $1,670,900 $125,273,100 12/03/10
81 90 The Darjeeling Limited Fox Searchlight $90,907 2 $181,800 $16,023,200 9/28/07
82 111 The Shape of Water Fox Searchlight $84,098 2 $168,200 $64,592,200 12/01/17
83 118 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Fox Searchlight $81,332 4 $325,300 $55,111,800 11/10/17
84 125 Juno Fox Searchlight $79,663 7 $557,600 $186,130,700 12/07/07
85 140 Sideways Fox Searchlight $77,265 4 $309,100 $104,350,300 10/22/04
86 144 127 Hours Fox Searchlight $76,629 4 $306,500 $21,399,400 11/05/10
87 153 Little Miss Sunshine Fox Searchlight $75,008 7 $525,100 $84,731,700 7/28/06
88 157 Thank You for Smoking Fox Searchlight $74,420 5 $372,100 $35,089,500 3/17/06
89 162 One Hour Photo Fox Searchlight $73,282 7 $513,000 $50,412,900 8/23/02
90 173 Stealing Beauty Fox Searchlight $72,025 3 $216,100 $9,904,000 6/14/96
91 189 Enough Said Fox Searchlight $68,816 4 $275,300 $19,517,700 9/20/13
92 184 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gramercy $69,518 7 $486,600 $24,884,100 8/12/94
93 179 The Whistle Blower Hemdale $71,208 1 $71,200 $3,556,300 7/10/87
94 93 Boyhood IFC $88,942 5 $444,700 $29,037,200 7/11/14
95 115 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $81,978 1 $82,000 $2,678,500 8/24/12
96 25 Kiss of the Spider Woman Island Alive $146,132 1 $146,100 $42,788,300 7/26/85
97 180 She's Gotta Have It Island Pictures $71,144 1 $71,100 $17,834,100 8/08/86
98 33 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Lionsgate $126,716 18 $2,280,900 $57,682,000 11/06/09
99 81 Sicko Lionsgate $92,928 1 $92,900 $33,064,900 6/22/07
100 99 The Big Sick Lionsgate $87,330 5 $436,700 $44,500,500 6/23/17
101 135 Cafe Society Lionsgate $78,275 5 $391,400 $12,092,300 7/15/16
102 151 Sicario Lionsgate $75,150 6 $450,900 $49,996,900 9/18/15
103 16 La La Land Lionsgate/Summit $185,844 5 $929,200 $158,589,200 12/09/16
104 194 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Lionsgate/Summit $68,024 4 $272,100 $20,453,300 9/21/12
105 174 Everest (IMAX) MacGillivray Freeman Films $71,994 10 $719,900 $153,666,600 3/06/98
106 24 Victor/Victoria MGM $146,756 3 $440,300 $88,965,100 3/19/82
107 101 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $86,773 3 $260,300 $140,953,000 7/15/88
108 78 Bullets Over Broadway Miramax $95,441 2 $190,900 $29,681,200 10/21/94
109 83 Everyone Says I Love You Miramax $92,054 3 $276,200 $19,709,800 12/06/96
110 88 Kids Miramax $91,323 2 $182,600 $15,795,700 7/21/95
111 89 sex, lies and videotape Miramax $91,054 4 $364,200 $57,772,100 8/04/89
112 107 The Piano Miramax $84,760 4 $339,000 $89,375,300 11/12/93
113 127 Apocalypse Now Redux Miramax $79,427 2 $158,900 $7,577,000 8/03/01
114 130 Good Will Hunting Miramax $78,738 7 $551,200 $273,620,000 12/05/97
115 137 The Grifters Miramax $77,835 2 $155,700 $29,607,400 12/07/90
116 147 Unzipped Miramax $75,944 2 $151,900 $6,126,900 8/04/95
117 156 Amelie Miramax $74,504 3 $223,500 $53,630,000 11/02/01
118 177 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Miramax $71,550 2 $143,100 $8,957,400 5/04/90
119 188 Trainspotting Miramax $68,862 8 $550,900 $34,586,500 7/19/96
120 64 Metropolitan New Line $102,261 1 $102,300 $6,439,100 8/03/90
121 123 A Handful of Dust New Line $80,002 1 $80,000 $3,520,100 6/24/88
122 149 Wide Sargasso Sea New Line $75,696 1 $75,700 $3,615,700 4/16/93
123 152 About Schmidt New Line $75,087 6 $450,500 $100,051,000 12/13/02
124 97 Tous les Matins du Monde October $87,734 1 $87,700 $6,917,500 11/13/92
125 192 Too Beautiful For You Orion Classics $68,392 1 $68,400 $3,893,100 3/02/90
126 69 Platoon Orion Pictures $100,396 6 $602,400 $328,491,700 12/19/86
127 72 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion Pictures $99,309 3 $297,900 $27,761,200 3/01/85
128 80 Dances with Wolves Orion Pictures $93,647 14 $1,311,100 $405,092,500 11/09/90
129 172 Capitalism: A Love Story Overture Films $72,061 4 $288,200 $17,498,200 9/25/09
130 193 Sunshine Cleaning Overture Films $68,093 4 $272,400 $14,989,300 3/13/09
131 77 Up in the Air Paramount $95,944 15 $1,439,200 $99,495,600 12/04/09
132 79 The Big Short Paramount $93,969 8 $751,800 $75,551,000 12/11/15
133 100 The Fighter Paramount $86,801 4 $347,200 $109,607,300 12/10/10
134 17 Dreamgirls Paramount (DreamWorks) $178,771 3 $536,300 $140,832,500 12/15/06
135 70 An Inconvenient Truth Paramount Classics $99,540 4 $398,200 $34,173,300 5/26/06
136 32 There Will Be Blood Paramount Vantage $128,500 2 $257,000 $51,937,700 12/28/07
137 116 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage $81,731 3 $245,200 $28,470,400 12/26/08
138 131 Babel Paramount Vantage $78,719 7 $551,000 $47,532,400 10/27/06
139 143 Defiance Paramount Vantage $76,741 2 $153,500 $35,594,800 1/02/09
140 176 Into the Wild Paramount Vantage $71,560 4 $286,200 $24,646,500 9/21/07
141 56 Guiana 1838 RBC Radio $105,851 1 $105,900 $337,100 9/24/04
142 197 Manchester by the Sea Roadside Attractions $67,627 4 $270,500 $50,159,600 11/18/16
143 87 Prick Up Your Ears Samuel Goldwyn $91,617 1 $91,600 $3,923,100 4/17/87
144 114 1984 Samuel Goldwyn $82,484 1 $82,500 $22,020,900 12/14/84
145 119 Much Ado About Nothing Samuel Goldwyn $81,068 3 $243,200 $50,490,900 5/07/93
146 10 Red State SModcast Pictures $240,867 1 $240,900 $1,295,500 3/04/11
147 41 Punch-Drunk Love Sony (Revolution) $117,175 5 $585,900 $28,470,900 10/11/02
148 159 Black Hawk Down Sony (Revolution) $73,628 4 $294,500 $173,335,800 12/28/01
149 29 American Hustle Sony / Columbia $137,006 6 $822,000 $172,612,100 12/13/13
150 35 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony / Columbia $123,378 8 $987,000 $81,995,500 12/09/05
151 76 Zero Dark Thirty Sony / Columbia $96,074 5 $480,400 $111,737,700 12/21/12
152 98 Adaptation. Sony / Columbia $87,634 7 $613,400 $34,764,300 12/06/02
153 154 To Die For Sony / Columbia $74,878 11 $823,700 $45,358,000 9/29/95
154 191 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony / Columbia $68,592 16 $1,097,500 $40,998,800 12/27/96
155 36 Blue Jasmine Sony Classics $120,618 6 $723,700 $39,277,900 7/26/13
156 40 Howards End Sony Classics $117,423 1 $117,400 $58,095,300 3/13/92
157 45 Midnight in Paris Sony Classics $114,821 6 $688,900 $65,840,900 5/20/11
158 58 Call Me by Your Name Sony Classics $104,245 4 $417,000 $18,300,400 11/24/17
159 112 Talk to Her Sony Classics $83,283 2 $166,600 $14,327,600 11/22/02
160 113 To Rome with Love Sony Classics $82,508 5 $412,500 $19,849,300 6/22/12
161 124 Orlando Sony Classics $79,883 3 $239,700 $11,910,900 6/11/93
162 160 Bad Education Sony Classics $73,329 3 $220,000 $7,606,000 11/19/04
163 178 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Sony Classics $71,288 16 $1,140,600 $210,500,900 12/08/00
164 66 Don't Think Twice The Film Arcade $101,126 1 $101,100 $4,799,200 7/22/16
165 96 The Aristocrats ThinkFilm $88,143 4 $352,600 $9,222,400 7/29/05
166 122 Philadelphia TriStar $80,291 4 $321,200 $171,761,800 12/24/93
167 141 Bugsy TriStar $77,262 4 $309,100 $109,419,800 12/13/91
168 150 The Freshman TriStar $75,194 6 $451,200 $47,030,700 7/20/90
169 164 Mountains of the Moon TriStar $73,066 2 $146,100 $8,791,800 2/23/90
170 190 The Fisher King TriStar $68,624 10 $686,200 $92,249,700 9/20/91
171 27 Steve Jobs Universal $138,923 4 $555,700 $18,930,700 10/09/15
172 68 The Last Temptation of Christ Universal $100,547 9 $904,900 $18,886,400 8/12/88
173 95 Mask Universal $88,454 4 $353,800 $125,941,900 3/08/85
174 105 Under the Volcano Universal $85,527 1 $85,500 $7,054,000 6/15/84
175 132 Brazil Universal $78,597 1 $78,600 $24,819,200 12/20/85
176 136 The Paper Universal $77,844 5 $389,200 $86,100,900 3/18/94
177 139 Frost/Nixon Universal $77,770 3 $233,300 $23,246,100 12/05/08
178 163 In Good Company Universal $73,152 3 $219,500 $66,248,000 12/31/04
179 165 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Universal $72,998 4 $292,000 $6,787,900 8/26/83
180 182 Sophie's Choice Universal $70,815 9 $637,300 $88,466,100 12/10/82
181 128 Traffic USA Films $79,424 4 $317,700 $203,287,800 12/29/00
182 146 Gothic Vestron $76,012 1 $76,000 $2,172,100 4/10/87
183 19 American Sniper Warner Bros. $176,872 4 $707,500 $399,351,600 12/26/14
184 38 After Hours Warner Bros. $118,643 1 $118,600 $27,703,800 9/13/85
185 47 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Warner Bros. $112,271 5 $561,400 $77,166,800 9/16/05
186 50 Syriana Warner Bros. $108,319 5 $541,600 $72,970,200 11/25/05
187 57 Crossing Delancey Warner Bros. $105,355 1 $105,400 $36,679,500 8/26/88
188 61 The Year of Living Dangerously Warner Bros. $103,000 1 $103,000 $30,248,400 1/21/83
189 67 The Mission Warner Bros. $100,861 1 $100,900 $40,993,100 10/31/86
190 86 The Mosquito Coast Warner Bros. $91,878 3 $275,600 $34,304,200 11/28/86
191 94 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $88,785 1 $88,800 $90,707,900 11/02/84
192 148 Mystic River Warner Bros. $75,779 13 $985,100 $136,921,100 10/10/03
193 161 Inherent Vice Warner Bros. $73,308 5 $366,500 $9,240,800 12/12/14
194 168 Eleni Warner Bros. $72,789 1 $72,800 $796,700 11/01/85
195 195 Defending Your Life Warner Bros. $67,981 3 $203,900 $36,047,600 3/22/91
196 20 The Master Weinstein Company $175,465 5 $877,300 $19,141,500 9/14/12
197 30 The Imitation Game Weinstein Company $133,843 4 $535,400 $103,811,500 11/28/14
198 62 The King's Speech Weinstein Company $102,841 4 $411,400 $159,417,200 11/26/10
199 134 Nine Weinstein Company $78,336 4 $313,300 $23,457,000 12/18/09
200 199 Carol Weinstein Company $67,530 4 $270,100 $13,677,100 11/20/15

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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