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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 200 Return of the Jedi Fox $66,658 1,002 $66,793,400 $740,188,100 5/27/83
2 167 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $71,928 54 $3,884,100 $102,475,200 12/31/99
3 65 The Blair Witch Project Art. $100,760 27 $2,720,500 $252,859,700 7/16/99
4 33 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $124,939 18 $2,248,900 $56,873,100 11/06/09
5 82 Black Swan FoxS $91,528 18 $1,647,500 $123,516,300 12/03/10
6 74 American Beauty DW $96,879 16 $1,550,100 $227,906,300 9/17/99
7 179 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $70,288 16 $1,124,600 $207,548,900 12/08/00
8 193 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $67,630 16 $1,082,100 $40,423,900 12/27/96
9 77 Up in the Air Par. $94,598 15 $1,419,000 $98,100,300 12/04/09
10 44 Annie Col. $113,389 14 $1,587,500 $177,387,500 5/21/82
11 80 Dances with Wolves Orion $92,333 14 $1,292,700 $399,411,600 11/09/90
12 149 Mystic River WB $74,716 13 $971,300 $135,001,000 10/10/03
13 110 New York Stories BV $82,946 12 $995,400 $24,780,400 3/03/89
14 73 Lincoln BV $97,470 11 $1,072,200 $207,770,800 11/09/12
15 155 To Die For Sony $73,828 11 $812,100 $44,722,000 9/29/95
16 175 Everest (IMAX) MFF $70,984 10 $709,800 $151,511,600 3/06/98
17 176 Deconstructing Harry FL $70,983 10 $709,800 $20,826,800 12/12/97
18 192 The Fisher King TriS $67,662 10 $676,600 $90,956,000 9/20/91
19 68 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $99,137 9 $892,200 $18,621,600 8/12/88
20 183 Sophie's Choice Uni. $69,822 9 $628,400 $87,225,500 12/10/82
21 35 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $121,648 8 $973,200 $80,845,600 12/09/05
22 71 Dead Poets Society BV $97,978 8 $783,800 $220,695,600 6/02/89
23 79 The Big Short Par. $92,651 8 $741,200 $74,491,500 12/11/15
24 156 The Commitments Fox $73,632 8 $589,100 $32,390,700 8/16/91
25 171 Agnes of God Col. $71,302 8 $570,400 $65,982,600 9/13/85
26 184 Match Point DW $69,525 8 $556,200 $32,312,300 12/30/05
27 190 Trainspotting Mira. $67,897 8 $543,200 $34,101,500 7/19/96
28 98 Adaptation. Sony $86,405 7 $604,800 $34,276,800 12/06/02
29 108 The Kids Are All Right Focus $83,317 7 $583,200 $24,665,800 7/09/10
30 125 Juno FoxS $78,546 7 $549,800 $183,520,400 12/07/07
31 130 Good Will Hunting Mira. $77,634 7 $543,400 $269,782,900 12/05/97
32 131 Babel ParV $77,615 7 $543,300 $46,865,800 10/27/06
33 154 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $73,956 7 $517,700 $83,543,400 7/28/06
34 163 One Hour Photo FoxS $72,255 7 $505,800 $49,706,000 8/23/02
35 185 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. $68,543 7 $479,800 $24,535,100 8/12/94
36 2 Pocahontas BV $941,914 6 $5,651,500 $297,480,300 6/16/95
37 29 American Hustle Sony $135,085 6 $810,500 $170,191,500 12/13/13
38 36 Blue Jasmine SPC $118,926 6 $713,600 $38,727,100 7/26/13
39 45 Midnight in Paris SPC $113,211 6 $679,300 $64,917,600 5/20/11
40 69 Platoon Orion $98,988 6 $593,900 $323,885,000 12/19/86
41 151 The Freshman TriS $74,140 6 $444,800 $46,371,200 7/20/90
42 152 Sicario LGF $74,096 6 $444,600 $49,295,700 9/18/15
43 153 About Schmidt NL $74,034 6 $444,200 $98,647,900 12/13/02
44 16 La La Land LG/S $183,238 5 $916,200 $156,365,200 12/09/16
45 20 The Master Wein. $173,004 5 $865,000 $18,873,000 9/14/12
46 22 Brokeback Mountain Focus $156,114 5 $780,600 $116,193,500 12/09/05
47 41 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $115,532 5 $577,700 $28,071,600 10/11/02
48 47 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $110,697 5 $553,500 $76,084,600 9/16/05
49 48 The Thin Red Line Fox $110,120 5 $550,600 $65,588,700 12/25/98
50 50 Syriana WB $106,800 5 $534,000 $71,946,900 11/25/05
51 76 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $94,727 5 $473,600 $110,170,800 12/21/12
52 91 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $89,456 5 $447,300 $82,507,200 12/14/01
53 93 Boyhood IFC $87,694 5 $438,500 $28,630,000 7/11/14
54 99 The Big Sick LGF $86,105 5 $430,500 $43,876,500 6/23/17
55 102 A Soldier's Story Col. $85,078 5 $425,400 $58,942,900 9/14/84
56 113 To Rome with Love SPC $81,351 5 $406,800 $19,571,000 6/22/12
57 135 Cafe Society LGF $77,178 5 $385,900 $11,922,700 7/15/16
58 136 The Paper Uni. $76,752 5 $383,800 $84,893,400 3/18/94
59 158 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $73,377 5 $366,900 $34,597,400 3/17/06
60 162 Inherent Vice WB $72,280 5 $361,400 $9,111,200 12/12/14
61 182 The Last Emperor Col. $69,875 5 $349,400 $98,319,300 11/20/87
62 11 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $232,854 4 $931,400 $65,893,300 3/07/14
63 19 American Sniper WB $174,391 4 $697,600 $393,751,200 12/26/14
64 23 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $147,173 4 $588,700 $52,791,200 5/25/12
65 27 Steve Jobs Uni. $136,975 4 $547,900 $18,665,200 10/09/15
66 30 The Imitation Game Wein. $131,966 4 $527,900 $102,355,700 11/28/14
67 34 The Revenant Fox $124,640 4 $498,600 $195,586,400 12/25/15
68 39 Birdman FoxS $116,837 4 $467,300 $47,092,400 10/17/14
69 43 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $113,553 4 $454,200 $275,634,100 12/25/87
70 46 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $110,942 4 $443,800 $15,016,600 12/06/13
71 49 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $107,508 4 $430,000 $18,808,000 10/01/04
72 53 The Tree of Life FoxS $105,722 4 $422,900 $15,203,600 5/27/11
73 55 Moonlight (2016) A24 $104,521 4 $418,100 $28,871,000 10/21/16
74 58 Call Me by Your Name SPC $102,783 4 $411,100 $18,043,800 11/24/17
75 60 Gandhi Col. $101,933 4 $407,700 $153,169,900 12/10/82
76 62 The King's Speech Wein. $101,399 4 $405,600 $157,181,600 11/26/10
77 70 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $98,144 4 $392,600 $33,694,000 5/26/06
78 84 Lady Bird A24 $90,712 4 $362,800 $48,785,600 11/03/17
79 85 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $90,631 4 $362,500 $27,907,500 12/09/11
80 89 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $89,777 4 $359,100 $56,961,900 8/04/89
81 92 Punchline Col. $89,365 4 $357,500 $46,795,600 9/30/88
82 95 Mask Uni. $87,214 4 $348,900 $124,175,700 3/08/85
83 96 The Aristocrats Think $86,907 4 $347,600 $9,093,100 7/29/05
84 100 The Fighter Par. $85,584 4 $342,300 $108,070,200 12/10/10
85 107 The Piano Mira. $83,571 4 $334,300 $88,122,000 11/12/93
86 117 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $80,423 4 $321,700 $23,344,700 3/29/13
87 118 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $80,191 4 $320,800 $54,338,900 11/10/17
88 120 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $79,840 4 $319,400 $25,104,900 11/13/09
89 122 Philadelphia TriS $79,165 4 $316,700 $169,353,100 12/24/93
90 128 Traffic USA $78,311 4 $313,200 $200,437,000 12/29/00
91 134 Nine Wein. $77,237 4 $308,900 $23,128,000 12/18/09
92 140 Sideways FoxS $76,181 4 $304,700 $102,886,900 10/22/04
93 141 Bugsy TriS $76,179 4 $304,700 $107,885,300 12/13/91
94 142 Free Solo NGE $76,155 4 $304,600 $3,027,300 9/28/18
95 145 127 Hours FoxS $75,554 4 $302,200 $21,099,300 11/05/10
96 160 Black Hawk Down SonR $72,595 4 $290,400 $170,905,000 12/28/01
97 166 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $71,974 4 $287,900 $6,692,700 8/26/83
98 173 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $71,051 4 $284,200 $17,252,800 9/25/09
99 177 Into the Wild ParV $70,556 4 $282,200 $24,300,800 9/21/07
100 188 Eighth Grade A24 $68,264 4 $273,100 $14,015,000 7/13/18
101 191 Enough Said FoxS $67,851 4 $271,400 $19,244,000 9/20/13
102 195 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $67,139 4 $268,600 $14,779,100 3/13/09
103 196 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $67,070 4 $268,300 $20,166,500 9/21/12
104 199 Manchester by the Sea RAtt. $66,678 4 $266,700 $49,456,200 11/18/16
105 17 Dreamgirls P/DW $176,264 3 $528,800 $138,857,500 12/15/06
106 24 Victor/Victoria MGM $144,698 3 $434,100 $87,717,400 3/19/82
107 37 The Joy Luck Club BV $117,016 3 $351,000 $72,636,800 9/10/93
108 54 The Verdict Fox $104,644 3 $313,900 $159,037,800 12/10/82
109 63 Spring Breakers A24 $100,916 3 $302,800 $15,846,500 3/15/13
110 72 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $97,916 3 $293,800 $27,371,900 3/01/85
111 83 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $90,763 3 $272,300 $19,433,400 12/06/96
112 86 The Mosquito Coast WB $90,589 3 $271,800 $33,823,100 11/28/86
113 101 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $85,556 3 $256,700 $138,976,300 7/15/88
114 116 Revolutionary Road ParV $80,585 3 $241,800 $28,071,200 12/26/08
115 119 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $79,931 3 $239,800 $49,782,800 5/07/93
116 124 Orlando SPC $78,763 3 $236,300 $11,743,900 6/11/93
117 126 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $78,408 3 $235,200 $24,641,900 9/24/04
118 138 A Passage to India Col. $76,692 3 $230,100 $70,062,900 12/14/84
119 139 Frost/Nixon Uni. $76,679 3 $230,000 $22,920,100 12/05/08
120 157 Amelie Mira. $73,459 3 $220,400 $52,877,900 11/02/01
121 161 Bad Education SPC $72,300 3 $216,900 $7,499,300 11/19/04
122 164 In Good Company Uni. $72,126 3 $216,400 $65,318,900 12/31/04
123 172 Educating Rita Col. $71,106 3 $213,300 $42,502,700 9/23/83
124 174 Stealing Beauty FoxS $71,015 3 $213,000 $9,765,100 6/14/96
125 197 Defending Your Life WB $67,028 3 $201,100 $35,542,100 3/22/91
126 1 The Lion King BV $1,734,800 2 $3,469,600 $682,066,800 6/17/94
127 6 The Princess and the Frog BV $472,127 2 $944,300 $123,934,600 11/27/09
128 8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $265,649 2 $531,300 $135,737,800 6/08/01
129 12 Brother Bear BV $221,255 2 $442,500 $129,184,800 10/24/03
130 13 Aladdin BV $216,567 2 $433,100 $479,323,100 11/13/92
131 14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $211,094 2 $422,200 $110,393,200 10/15/93
132 15 Evita BV $201,704 2 $403,400 $99,668,900 12/27/96
133 18 Beauty and the Beast BV $176,011 2 $352,000 $319,586,700 11/15/91
134 21 Edward Scissorhands Fox $172,452 2 $344,900 $122,179,200 12/07/90
135 26 Bulworth Fox $138,187 2 $276,400 $51,698,800 5/15/98
136 28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $135,275 2 $270,600 $92,654,900 5/18/01
137 32 There Will Be Blood ParV $126,698 2 $253,400 $51,209,400 12/28/07
138 78 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $94,103 2 $188,200 $29,264,900 10/21/94
139 88 Kids Mira. $90,043 2 $180,100 $15,574,200 7/21/95
140 90 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $89,632 2 $179,300 $15,798,500 9/28/07
141 106 Sarafina! BV $84,229 2 $168,500 $16,091,300 9/18/92
142 109 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $83,220 2 $166,400 $34,726,900 12/10/04
143 111 The Shape of Water FoxS $82,919 2 $165,800 $63,686,400 12/01/17
144 112 Talk to Her SPC $82,115 2 $164,200 $14,126,700 11/22/02
145 121 This Is My Life Fox $79,771 2 $159,500 $6,435,700 2/21/92
146 127 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $78,313 2 $156,600 $7,470,700 8/03/01
147 129 Ed Wood BV $78,243 2 $156,500 $12,873,500 9/30/94
148 133 For the Boys Fox $77,449 2 $154,900 $38,775,100 11/22/91
149 137 The Grifters Mira. $76,744 2 $153,500 $29,192,200 12/07/90
150 144 Defiance ParV $75,665 2 $151,300 $35,095,700 1/02/09
151 146 Miami Rhapsody BV $75,032 2 $150,100 $10,970,700 1/27/95
152 148 Unzipped Mira. $74,879 2 $149,800 $6,041,000 8/04/95
153 159 Grand Canyon Fox $73,322 2 $146,600 $73,214,800 12/27/91
154 165 Mountains of the Moon TriS $72,042 2 $144,100 $8,668,500 2/23/90
155 168 Kundun BV $71,782 2 $143,600 $11,079,800 12/26/97
156 170 Fool for Love Can. $71,622 2 $143,200 $2,069,000 12/06/85
157 178 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $70,547 2 $141,100 $8,831,800 5/04/90
158 186 Nell Fox $68,508 2 $137,000 $71,339,600 12/16/94
159 187 A Civil Action BV $68,285 2 $136,600 $102,056,600 12/25/98
160 198 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey BV $66,974 2 $133,900 $92,356,700 2/05/93
161 3 A Bug's Life BV $567,345 1 $567,300 $311,998,500 11/20/98
162 4 Toy Story 2 BV $540,057 1 $540,100 $437,225,800 11/19/99
163 5 Hercules BV $496,959 1 $497,000 $197,360,500 6/13/97
164 7 Frozen BV $266,417 1 $266,400 $448,234,900 11/22/13
165 9 Anastasia Fox $240,032 1 $240,000 $115,785,500 11/14/97
166 10 Red State SMod $237,489 1 $237,500 $1,277,300 3/04/11
167 25 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $144,082 1 $144,100 $42,188,300 7/26/85
168 31 The Crucible Fox $130,266 1 $130,300 $14,718,300 11/29/96
169 38 After Hours WB $116,979 1 $117,000 $27,315,300 9/13/85
170 40 Howards End SPC $115,776 1 $115,800 $57,280,600 3/13/92
171 42 Maurice Cinc $115,192 1 $115,200 $5,699,800 9/18/87
172 51 A Room with a View Cinc $105,861 1 $105,900 $49,021,000 3/07/86
173 52 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $105,856 1 $105,900 $5,455,900 3/18/05
174 56 Guiana 1838 RBC $104,367 1 $104,400 $332,400 9/24/04
175 57 Crossing Delancey WB $103,878 1 $103,900 $36,165,100 8/26/88
176 59 Wish You Were Here Atl $101,945 1 $101,900 $7,676,300 7/24/87
177 61 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $101,556 1 $101,600 $29,824,200 1/21/83
178 64 Metropolitan NL $100,827 1 $100,800 $6,348,800 8/03/90
179 66 Don't Think Twice TFA $99,708 1 $99,700 $4,731,900 7/22/16
180 67 The Mission WB $99,446 1 $99,400 $40,418,200 10/31/86
181 75 Night and the City Fox $94,783 1 $94,800 $13,661,000 10/16/92
182 81 Sicko LGF $91,625 1 $91,600 $32,601,200 6/22/07
183 87 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $90,332 1 $90,300 $3,868,100 4/17/87
184 94 The Killing Fields WB $87,540 1 $87,500 $89,435,800 11/02/84
185 97 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $86,504 1 $86,500 $6,820,500 11/13/92
186 103 Lust, Caution Focus $84,914 1 $84,900 $6,112,000 9/28/07
187 104 Raising Arizona Fox $84,714 1 $84,700 $53,408,400 3/13/87
188 105 Under the Volcano Uni. $84,327 1 $84,300 $6,955,100 6/15/84
189 114 1984 Gold. $81,327 1 $81,300 $21,712,100 12/14/84
190 115 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $80,828 1 $80,800 $2,640,900 8/24/12
191 123 A Handful of Dust NL $78,880 1 $78,900 $3,470,800 6/24/88
192 132 Brazil Uni. $77,494 1 $77,500 $24,471,200 12/20/85
193 143 The Official Story ALM $75,762 1 $75,800 $75,800 11/08/85
194 147 Gothic Vest $74,946 1 $74,900 $2,141,600 4/10/87
195 150 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $74,635 1 $74,600 $3,565,000 4/16/93
196 169 Eleni WB $71,768 1 $71,800 $785,500 11/01/85
197 180 The Whistle Blower Hemd $70,210 1 $70,200 $3,506,400 7/10/87
198 181 She's Gotta Have It Isld $70,146 1 $70,100 $17,584,000 8/08/86
199 189 Down with Love Fox $68,253 1 $68,300 $30,777,800 5/09/03
200 194 Too Beautiful For You OrionC $67,433 1 $67,400 $3,838,500 3/02/90

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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