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

Rank Release Total Gross Top Rank Overall Rank Year Distributor
1Space Station 3D$93,383,002158112002IMAX
2Everest$87,178,599118751998MacGillivray Freeman Films
3Fantasia 2000$60,655,420111,3902000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
4T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous$53,354,743161,6151998IMAX
5Hubble 3D$52,516,609171,6442010Warner Bros.
6Deep Sea$46,408,403161,8732006Warner Bros.
7The Artist$44,671,682111,9422012The Weinstein Company
8Mysteries of Egypt$40,593,486132,1201998IMAX
9Under the Sea 3D$36,253,955182,3622009Warner Bros.
10In the Bedroom$35,930,604122,3752002Miramax
11Shine$35,892,330112,3791997Fine Line Features
12The Favourite$34,366,783112,4742018Fox Searchlight Pictures
13The Reader$34,194,407122,4842009The Weinstein Company
14Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D$34,137,524182,4852005IMAX
15The Pianist$32,572,577112,5832003Focus Features
16Jojo Rabbit$32,394,604112,5952019Fox Searchlight Pictures
17Monster's Ball$31,273,922122,6792002Lionsgate
18The Great Debaters$30,236,407112,7512007-
19I, Tonya$30,014,539122,7762018Neon
20Capote$28,750,530132,8382006Sony Pictures Classics
21Moonlight$27,854,932112,8872016A24
22Garden State$26,782,316112,9602004Fox Searchlight Pictures
23The Wrestler$26,238,243142,9982009Fox Searchlight Pictures
24Born to Be Wild$25,957,122183,0142011Warner Bros.
25Beauty and the Beast
2000 IMAX Release
$25,487,190141722002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
26Boyhood$25,352,281113,0712014IFC Films
27Waking Ned Devine$24,792,251123,1221998Fox Searchlight Pictures
28Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure$23,746,066173,1872007National Geographic Entertainment
29Hotel Rwanda$23,530,892143,2052005United Artists
30Match Point$23,151,529133,2322005DreamWorks Distribution
31Revolutionary Road$22,911,480123,2502009Paramount Vantage
32Adaptation.$22,498,520143,2842003Sony Pictures Releasing
33NASCAR: The IMAX Experience$21,583,831113,3632004Warner Bros.
34Bowling for Columbine$21,576,018113,3652002United Artists
35The Way Way Back$21,506,546113,3712013Fox Searchlight Pictures
36Phantom Thread$21,198,205123,4112018Focus Features
37Whale Rider$20,779,666133,4572003Newmarket Films
38Sudden Death$20,350,171113,4951995Universal Pictures
39The Pledge$19,733,089113,5652001Warner Bros.
40The Producers$19,398,532123,5962005Universal Pictures
41Shaun the Sheep Movie$19,375,982113,5982015Lionsgate
42Mother$19,145,198113,6181997Paramount Pictures
43Blaze$19,131,246113,6191989Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
44Bugs!$19,063,544223,6272003SK Films
45The Impossible$19,019,882143,6302013Lionsgate
46Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun$18,798,590443,6511997Sony Pictures Classics
47Becoming Jane$18,670,946113,6632007Miramax
48Michael Jordan to the Max$18,650,521143,6662000IMAX
49Galapagos$18,630,372333,6711999IMAX
50Frost/Nixon$18,622,031163,6732009Universal Pictures
51Quartet$18,390,117133,6912013The Weinstein Company
52Into the Wild$18,354,356133,6932007Paramount Vantage
53127 Hours$18,335,230113,6972011Fox Searchlight Pictures
54Call Me by Your Name$18,095,701143,7202018Sony Pictures Classics
55Nebraska$17,654,912133,7642014Paramount Pictures
56The Last King of Scotland$17,606,684173,7722006Fox Searchlight Pictures
57Free Solo$17,541,090123,7812018National Geographic Entertainment
58Notes on a Scandal$17,510,118133,7892007Fox Searchlight Pictures
59The Mission$17,218,023133,8311987Warner Bros.
60Johnny Dangerously$17,124,395123,8431984Twentieth Century Fox
61Ghosts of the Abyss$17,040,871133,8542003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
62The Hurt Locker$17,017,811133,8572009Summit Entertainment
63Kiss of the Spider Woman$17,005,229123,8611985Island Alive
64Wild Safari - A South African Adventure$16,621,530273,9022005-
65Trainspotting$16,491,080133,9101996Miramax
6621 Grams$16,290,476143,9332003Focus Features
67Black Christmas$16,273,581133,9372006-
68Wolf Creek$16,188,180123,9452005-
69Across the Sea of Time$16,015,639973,9711995Sony Pictures Classics
70Far from Heaven$15,901,849113,9862002Focus Features
71The Kite Runner$15,800,078133,9912008Paramount Vantage
72The Bonfire of the Vanities$15,691,192114,0091990Warner Bros.
73The Lion King
2002 IMAX Release
$15,686,21516282002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
74A Beautiful Planet$15,637,830254,0142016IMAX
75Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man$15,627,434194,0162000Sony Pictures Classics
76Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure$15,553,324224,0242001-
77The Ghost Writer$15,541,549114,0292010Summit Entertainment
78All the Pretty Horses$15,540,353124,0302000Miramax
79In America$15,539,656154,0312003Fox Searchlight Pictures
80Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo$15,101,131134,0781984TriStar Pictures
81Wings of Courage$15,054,636664,0861995Sony Pictures Classics
82If Beale Street Could Talk$14,915,773124,1082019Annapurna Pictures
83Last Chance Harvey$14,889,042134,1142009Overture Films
84Room$14,677,654144,1452016A24
85My Week with Marilyn$14,600,347124,1532011The Weinstein Company
86To the Arctic 3D$14,559,702184,1612012Warner Bros.
87Big Eyes$14,482,031144,1722014The Weinstein Company
88Psycho III$14,481,606114,1731986Universal Pictures
89America: Imagine the World Without Her$14,444,502114,1782014Lionsgate
90Diner$14,099,953164,2291982Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
91Virus$14,036,005114,2391999Universal Pictures
92Jackie$13,960,394144,2552016Fox Searchlight Pictures
93Monsoon Wedding$13,885,966164,2612002USA Films
94Y Tu Mamá También$13,839,658134,2682002IFC Films
95Fly Me to the Moon 3D$13,816,982124,2712008Summit Entertainment
96Letters from Iwo Jima$13,756,082144,2752007Warner Bros.
97Broken Flowers$13,744,960124,2782005Focus Features
98The Wings of the Dove$13,692,848144,2841997Miramax
99Nixon$13,681,765134,2871996Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
100Haunted Castle$13,651,656314,2942001-
101The Namesake$13,569,248124,3032007Fox Searchlight Pictures
102Eighth Grade$13,539,709124,3082018A24
103Africa's Elephant Kingdom$13,485,455314,3101998IMAX
104De-Lovely$13,456,633134,3112004United Artists
105Secrets & Lies$13,417,292174,3161996October Films
106Solarmax$13,400,161564,3202000-
107The Tree of Life$13,303,319114,3322011Fox Searchlight Pictures
108Body of Evidence$13,273,595114,3381993Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
109Inside Llewyn Davis$13,235,319124,3482014CBS Films
110Back to the Beach$13,110,903114,3581987Paramount Pictures
111Whiplash$13,092,000164,3642014Sony Pictures Classics
11225th Hour$13,084,595114,3682002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
113How to Eat Fried Worms$13,040,527124,3732006New Line Cinema
114House of Sand and Fog$13,040,288134,3742003DreamWorks Distribution
115The Quiet American$12,988,801174,3852002Miramax
116Volver$12,899,867194,3942007Sony Pictures Classics
117Anna Karenina$12,816,367124,4042012Focus Features
118Rachel Getting Married$12,796,841144,4082008Sony Pictures Classics
119Beasts of the Southern Wild$12,795,746124,4092012Fox Searchlight Pictures
120The Founder$12,786,053114,4112017The Weinstein Company
121Carol$12,711,491154,4202016The Weinstein Company
122Bon Cop Bad Cop$12,665,721154,4232006Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm
123An Education$12,574,914144,4362010Sony Pictures Classics
124Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away$12,512,862114,4472012Paramount Pictures
125Extreme$12,475,172264,4541999IMAX
126People Like Us$12,434,778114,4592012Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
127Lone Star$12,408,986124,4631996Sony Pictures Classics
128Dangal$12,391,761114,4682016UTV Motion Pictures
129Three Identical Strangers$12,320,845134,4742018Neon
130Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day$12,313,694114,4762008Focus Features
131Enemy Mine$12,303,411114,4791985Twentieth Century Fox
132A Stranger Among Us$12,282,994114,4811992Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
133Barney's Great Adventure$12,218,638114,4931998PolyGram
134Saving Grace$12,178,602154,4992000Fine Line Features
135Dreamscape$12,145,169124,5001984Twentieth Century Fox
136Foxcatcher$12,096,300134,5062015Sony Pictures Classics
137Hellbound: Hellraiser II$12,090,735114,5071988New World Pictures
138The Gift$12,008,642134,5192001Paramount Classics
139The Darjeeling Limited$11,902,715134,5352007Fox Searchlight Pictures
140Glee: The 3D Concert Movie$11,862,398114,5392011Twentieth Century Fox
141Girl with a Pearl Earring$11,670,971184,5612003Lionsgate
142So I Married an Axe Murderer$11,585,483124,5711993TriStar Pictures
143Boys Don't Cry$11,540,607164,5801999Fox Searchlight Pictures
144The Conspirator$11,538,204114,5822011Roadside Attractions
145No manches Frida$11,528,613114,5882016Pantelion Films
146Shattered$11,511,031124,5901991Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
147The Shipping News$11,434,216164,6022001Miramax
148Raiders of the Lost Ark
1983 Re-release
$11,374,454121331983Paramount Pictures
149Balto$11,348,324164,6111995Universal Pictures
150Antitrust$11,328,094164,6152001Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
151Casanova$11,304,403124,6172006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
152The Lives of Others$11,286,112154,6212007Sony Pictures Classics
153Island of Lemurs: Madagascar$11,272,181254,6252014Warner Bros.
154Brotherhood of the Wolf$11,260,096164,6272002Universal Pictures
155CyberWorld$11,253,900184,6282000IMAX
156Jane Eyre$11,242,660134,6302011Focus Features
157The Danish Girl$11,114,018134,6432016Focus Features
158Café Society$11,103,205124,6462016Lionsgate
159House of Flying Daggers$11,050,094154,6542005Sony Pictures Classics
160Mrs Henderson Presents$11,036,366174,6552005The Weinstein Company
161The Young Victoria$11,001,272154,6602009Apparition
162Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk$10,994,028254,6662002Giant Screen Films
163What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?$10,942,306174,6722004-
164The Polar Express
2005 IMAX Release
$10,900,597122382005Warner Bros.
165The End of the Affair$10,827,816164,6842000Sony Pictures Releasing
166Dracula: Dead and Loving It$10,772,144174,6891995Sony Pictures Releasing
167Winged Migration
2003 Re-release
$10,764,402174,5572003Sony Pictures Classics
168Avatar
2010 Special Edition
$10,741,4861132010Twentieth Century Fox
169Belle$10,726,630114,6972014Fox Searchlight Pictures
170Deconstructing Harry$10,686,841154,7041997Fine Line Features
171Island of the Sharks$10,658,505324,7111999IMAX
172Drop Dead Gorgeous$10,571,408114,7261999New Line Cinema
173Magic in the Moonlight$10,539,326134,7322014Sony Pictures Classics
174Scoop$10,525,717134,7352006Focus Features
175Narc$10,465,659124,7452003Paramount Pictures
176The Brothers McMullen$10,426,506204,7521995Fox Searchlight Pictures
177Roving Mars$10,407,978284,7572006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
178Live by Night$10,378,555114,7632017Warner Bros.
179U2 3D$10,363,341194,7662008National Geographic Entertainment
180La Vie En Rose$10,301,706124,7752007Picturehouse
181The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day$10,273,188124,7822009Apparition
182Kinsey$10,254,979144,7842004Fox Searchlight Pictures
183The Miracle Season$10,230,620114,7872018-
184Air Bud: Golden Receiver$10,224,116134,7881998Miramax
185The Intouchables$10,198,820164,7942012The Weinstein Company
186Win Win$10,179,275144,7962011Fox Searchlight Pictures
187Facing the Giants$10,178,331124,7982006IDP Distribution
188Swimming Pool$10,130,108164,8102003Focus Features
189Possession$10,113,733134,8132002Focus Features
190The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo$10,095,170144,8162010Music Box Films
191Under the Cherry Moon$10,090,429134,8171986Warner Bros.
192Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey$10,086,514324,8182002Giant Screen Films
193Spirited Away$10,055,859154,2762003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
194Marshall$10,051,659114,8232017Open Road Films (II)
195Godzilla 2000$10,037,390114,8262000Sony Pictures Releasing
196What's Eating Gilbert Grape$10,032,765134,8271994Paramount Pictures
197The Lady in the Van$10,021,175134,8302016Sony Pictures Classics
198Hope and Glory$10,021,120154,8311987Columbia Pictures
199The Red Violin$10,019,109124,8321998Lionsgate
200Cutthroat Island$10,017,322194,8331995Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)