Top-Grossing Movies That Never Hit #1, the Top 5, or Top 10

Data as of Feb 29, 18:15 PST
Rank Release Total Gross Top Rank Overall Rank Year Distributor
1Spirited Away$230,496,084432001-
2Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$152,993,4932102001-
3Les Misérables$65,566,0202882012Toho-Towa
4Detective Conan: Crimson Love Letter$60,119,4892962017Toho Company
5Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$59,861,9902982003-
6From Up on Poppy Hill$56,029,61531112011Toho Company
7Gekijouban Tenpesuto 3D$53,387,7862342011Toho Company
8Wolf Children$52,544,77721192012Toho Company
9Kingdom$50,404,73821252019Toho Company
10The Incredibles$49,967,20521262004Buena Vista International
11Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life$48,687,04121312009Toho Company
12Pokémon: Zoroark: Master of Illusions$47,204,60231422010Toho Company
13Yo-kai Watch Movie: It's the Secret of Birth, Meow!$45,429,07321502015Toho Company
14Gekijouban Tenpesuto 3D
2012 Re-release
$44,057,7372342012Toho Company
15Incredibles 2$43,890,78531602018Walt Disney Pictures
16Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior$43,338,59921632008Toho Company
17Minions$42,726,35321652015Toho-Towa
18Minority Report$42,707,32621662002-
19Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II$42,694,0882562009Toho Company
20Thermae Romae II$42,201,49721722014Toho Company
21Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation$42,091,07921742015Paramount Pictures International
22The Terminal$39,681,26221902004United International Pictures
23Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II
2010 Re-release
$39,606,2442562010Toho Company
24Detective Conan: The Sniper from Another Dimension$39,424,97531932014Toho Company
25Mr. & Mrs. Smith$38,730,83422012005Toho-Towa
26Cars 2$38,124,19432032011Walt Disney Pictures
27Amalfi: Rewards of the Goddess$37,670,88932122009Toho Company
28The Untold Tale of the Three Kingdoms$36,747,48622162020-
29Monkey Magic$36,745,06322172007Toho Company
30Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno$36,497,92722192015Toho Company
31Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew$36,459,76032212005Toho Company
32The Confidence Man JP: Princess$35,762,32422292020-
33The Fate of the Furious$35,613,95922322017Universal Pictures International (UPI)
34Kingdom II: Harukanaru Daichi e$34,963,39522372022IMAX
35Pokémon the Movie: Destiny Deoxys$34,337,25832442004Toho Company
36Hero$33,995,84122482003-
37Doraemon the Movie: The New Records of Nobita's Spaceblazer
2014 Re-release
$33,989,69621042014Walt Disney Pictures
38Terminator Salvation$33,869,67722522009Sony Pictures Releasing
39Pokémon: Jirachi - Wish Maker$33,393,75132562003-
40Ratatouille$33,371,38622582007Buena Vista International
41Nana$33,154,57122612005Toho Company
42When Marnie Was There$33,068,14822622014Toho Company
43Inside Out$32,956,43732642015Walt Disney Pictures
44Fly Me to the Saitama$32,802,34722672019Toei Company
45Detective Conan: The Lost Ship in the Sky$32,596,95722702010Toho Company
46The After-Dinner Mysteries$32,111,31122762013Toho Company
47Tangled$31,081,46122902011Walt Disney Pictures
48Pokémon$30,906,53722922013Toho Company
49The Boss Baby$30,741,04322942018Toho-Towa
50Gravity$30,562,22522962013Warner Bros.
51The Amazing Spider-Man 2$30,253,48032992014Sony Pictures Releasing
52Tokyo MER$30,226,38333012023IMAX
53Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!$30,024,52233042017Toho Company
54Train Man$29,972,21823062005Toho Company
55Crows Zero II$29,865,85423092009Toho Company
56I Want to Eat Your Pancreas$29,483,45733122017Toho Company
57The Unbroken$29,000,32223182009Toho Company
58We Were There: True Love$28,876,92921282012Toho Company
59Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw$28,631,74723242019Toho-Towa
60I Wish I Could Meet You Again on the Hill Where That Flower Blooms (2023)$28,438,54323272023Shochiku
61Knight and Day
2010 Re-release
$28,297,1442328201020th Century Fox International
62Spider-Man: Far from Home$28,137,05423302019Sony Pictures Releasing
63The Lady Shogun and Her Men$27,710,66622422010Shochiku
64Mary and the Witch's Flower$27,642,40623342017Toho Company
65Mamma Mia!$27,597,38523372009Toho-Towa
66Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura$27,428,60723392017Toho Company
67Chicago$27,383,93523412003-
68Transformers: Age of Extinction$27,379,33123422014Paramount Pictures International
69Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Dinosaur$27,186,39223452006Toho Company
70Pokémon: Detective Pikachu$27,000,00023492019Warner Bros.
71Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction$26,906,022133512014Toho Company
72Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea$26,851,32433532006Toho Company
73Dearest$26,697,02533552012Toho Company
74Yôkai Watch: the Movie: The Flying Whale and the Grand Adventure of the Double Worlds, Meow!$26,693,29323562016Toho Company
75Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back - Evolution$26,654,18423572019Toho Company
76One Cut of the Dead$26,495,50243582018Asmik Ace Entertainment
77The Confidence Man JP: The Movie$25,958,18923642019-
78Lesson of the Evil$25,936,94923652012Toho Company
79Platinum Data$25,920,89623662013Toho Company
80I Am Sam$25,789,06923712002-
81Stand by Me Doraemon 2$25,701,46523732020-
82Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted$25,644,40143742012Paramount Pictures International
83Oceans$25,545,13223752010Gaga
84I'm a Cat Stalker$25,221,44623802008Toho Company
85Iron Man 3$25,185,66123812013Walt Disney Pictures
86TRON: Legacy$25,155,44223822010Walt Disney Pictures
87Mt. Tsurugidake$25,134,43743832009Toei Company
88Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$24,823,63823892003-
89Vanilla Sky$24,768,14473902001-
90Liar Game: Reborn$24,549,72623932012Toho Company
91The Three Musketeers$24,394,93523962011Gaga
92Captain America: Civil War$24,366,75933972016Walt Disney Pictures
93Liar Game: The Final Stage$24,309,04323992010Toho Company
94Helter Skelter$24,231,55444012012Asmik Ace Entertainment
95The Dark Knight Rises$24,115,08724042012Warner Bros.
96National Treasure: Book of Secrets$23,942,11224072007Walt Disney Pictures
97The 8-Year Engagement$23,896,57324102017Shochiku
98Doraemon the Movie: The New Records of Nobita's Spaceblazer$23,825,77621042009Toho Company
99Gangs of New York$23,763,69934112002-
100The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
Canadian Release
$23,696,31624122003-
101Mirai$23,683,48324132018Toho Company
102Salt$23,537,44734152010Sony Pictures Releasing
103Ready Player One$23,400,00024162018Warner Bros.
104Yomigaeri$23,259,54224202003-
105The Jungle Book$23,073,83124242016Walt Disney Pictures
10699.9 Criminal Lawyer: The Movie$23,055,06924252021Shochiku
107Ossan's Love: Love or Dead$23,027,97634262019Toho Company
108The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$22,941,66024272008Toho-Towa
109Andalucia: Revenge of the Goddess$22,929,22134282011Toho Company
110Hot Road$22,916,31324292014Shochiku
111Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows$22,772,63224312012Walt Disney Pictures
112Hotaru the Movie: It's Only a Little Light in My Life$22,720,79424322012Toho Company
113Lilo & Stitch$22,712,66934332003-
114Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$22,707,56724342009Paramount Pictures International
115The Pursuit of Happyness$22,680,71324362007Sony Pictures Releasing
116Paco and the Magical Book$22,650,52724392008Toho Company
117Sherlock Holmes$22,471,43424412010Warner Bros.
118The Last 10 Years$22,456,36824422022Warner Bros.
119Flying Colors$22,440,76624432015Showgate
120Shrek 2$22,435,81944442004United International Pictures
121The Tourist$22,367,68534462011Sony Pictures Releasing
122Kamen Rider OOO Wonderful: The Shogun and the 21 Core Medals$22,313,92534472011Toei Company
123Chicken Little$22,295,95224482005Buena Vista International
124Villain$22,265,08824492010Toho Company
125Lupin the 3rd$22,188,87324502014Toho Company
126Terminator Genisys$22,134,00524512015Paramount Pictures International
127Strawberry Night$21,936,26424522013Toho Company
128Unfair: The Movie$21,914,00524532007Toho Company
129Prometheus$21,816,4093455201220th Century Fox International
130Detroit Metal City$21,763,00024562008Toho Company
131April Snow$21,669,80734582005United International Pictures
132Poupelle of Chimney Town$21,657,78424592020-
133K-On! The Movie$21,419,79224652011Shochiku
134The King's Speech$21,400,88144662011Gaga
135Year One in the North$21,360,94224672005Toei Company
136The Apology King$21,188,00324712013Toho Company
137Inazuma Eleven GO the Movie: The Ultimate Bonds Gryphon$21,099,18852352010Toho Company
138Silent Parade$21,082,18224732022IMAX
139K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces$21,017,20634742008Toho Company
140Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us$21,000,45024752018Toho Company
141We Were There: True Love
2012 Re-release
$20,762,15731282012Toho Company
142The Lone Ranger$20,676,29644782013Walt Disney Pictures
143Boruto: Naruto the Movie$20,477,53734802015Toho Company
144Shaolin Soccer$20,420,13524832002-
145Pokémon Heroes$20,121,53834912002-
146The Secret Life of Pets 2$20,101,84454922019Toho-Towa
147Botanical Books$20,071,96124942016Shochiku
148Fast & Furious 6$20,048,39224952013Toho-Towa
149Hachi: A Dog's Tale$20,025,19534972009Shochiku
150Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages$20,001,92644982015Toho Company
151About Her Brother$19,969,47334992010Shochiku
152Kaiji 2: The Ultimate Gambler$19,903,08425012011Toho Company
153Partners: The Movie III$19,814,41155032014Toei Company
154Trick the Movie: Psychic Battle Royale$19,795,11525042010Toho Company
155The Wings of the Kirin$19,773,97825062012Toho Company
156Life of Pi$19,653,7172507201320th Century Fox International
157Shall We Dance$19,578,97325112005Gaga
158King Kong$19,533,65425122005United International Pictures
159Love for Beginners$19,499,31235132012Toho Company
160Sex and the City 2$19,487,28035142010Warner Bros.
161Into the Woods$19,315,12325182015Walt Disney Pictures
162Ballad$19,277,19525202009Toho Company
163Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog$19,270,24235212004-
164Space Brothers$19,248,13025222012Toei Company
165Gekijouban SPEC: Kurôzu - Kou no hen$19,243,799115232013Toho Company
166The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey$19,213,97625242012Warner Bros.
167World War Z$19,210,59225252013Toho-Towa
168In This Corner (and Other Corners) of the World$19,204,59335262016-
169A Silent Voice: The Movie$19,199,90525272016Shochiku
170Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: The Rebellion Story$19,169,00725282013Warner Bros.
171Green Book$19,162,10025292019Gaga
172Princess Toyotomi$19,122,15125322011Toho Company
173Doraemon: Nobita and the Wind Wizard$19,026,64235332003-
174Violet Evergarden: The Movie$18,956,37125352020Shochiku
175Gulliver's Travels$18,927,6342536201120th Century Fox International
176Unfair the End$18,913,49225392015Toho Company
177Kitaro$18,836,03625402007Shochiku
178Oz the Great and Powerful$18,804,44125412013Walt Disney Pictures
179Friends: Naki on the Monster Island$18,760,58225422011Toho Company
180Elemental$18,512,15025472023Walt Disney Pictures
181Crayon Shin-chan Movie 23: Ora No Hikkoshi Monogatari - Saboten Daisuugeki
2015 Re-release
$18,478,00042912015Toho Company
182Swing Girls$18,453,87535492004Toho Company
183Girls und Panzer der Film$18,442,89425502015Showgate
184Die Another Day$18,441,25525512003-
185IDOLiSH7 Movie: LIVE 4bit - BEYOND THE PERiOD
Original Release - Day 1
$18,376,86925532023Bandai
186Kabei: Our Mother$18,338,85945542008Shochiku
187252: Signal of Life$18,168,06925562008Warner Bros.
188The Intouchables$18,136,78565582012Gaga
189Battleship$18,128,60635592012Toho-Towa
190Takizawa Enbujo Zero$18,091,39525602020Shochiku
191From Me to You$18,027,47535622010Toho Company
192Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet$17,969,31425642011Toei Company
193Fragments of the Last Will$17,954,69155652022IMAX
194Mumon: The Land of Stealth$17,952,50525662017Toho Company
195Hirugao$17,896,71725682017Toho Company
196Real Steel$17,887,06835692011Walt Disney Pictures
197Return to Never Land$17,866,67245702002-
198Shield of Straw$17,815,84045722013Warner Bros.
199Windstruck$17,773,06135732004Warner Bros.
20064: Part I$17,756,87535742016Toho Company