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

Data as of Jul 25, 11:55 PDT
Rank Release Total Gross Top Rank Overall Rank Year Distributor
1Space Station 3D$93,383,953148162002IMAX
2Everest$87,178,599118801998MacGillivray Freeman Films
3Fantasia 2000$60,655,420111,3982000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
4T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous$53,354,743161,6271998IMAX
5Hubble 3D$52,522,904171,6562010Warner Bros.
6Deep Sea$46,412,757161,8882006Warner Bros.
7The Artist$44,671,682111,9592012The Weinstein Company
8Mysteries of Egypt$40,593,486132,1391998IMAX
9Under the Sea 3D$36,262,926182,3832009Warner Bros.
10In the Bedroom$35,930,604122,3982002Miramax
11Shine$35,892,330112,4021997Fine Line Features
12The Favourite$34,366,783112,4962018Fox Searchlight Pictures
13The Reader$34,194,407122,5062009The Weinstein Company
14Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon$34,137,524182,5072005IMAX
15Jojo Rabbit$33,370,906112,5542019Fox Searchlight Pictures
16The Pianist$32,572,577112,6072003Focus Features
17Monster's Ball$31,273,922122,7012002Lionsgate
18The Great Debaters$30,236,407112,7732007-
19The Gods Must Be Crazy$30,031,783122,7961984Twentieth Century Fox
20I, Tonya$30,014,539122,7982018Neon
21Capote$28,750,530132,8612006Sony Pictures Classics
22Moonlight$27,854,932112,9102016A24
23Garden State$26,782,316112,9862004Fox Searchlight Pictures
24The Wrestler$26,238,243143,0242009Fox Searchlight Pictures
25Born to Be Wild$25,978,556183,0402011Warner Bros.
26Howards End$25,966,555123,0291992Sony Pictures Classics
27Beauty and the Beast
2000 IMAX Release
$25,487,190141722002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
28Boyhood$25,352,281113,0972014IFC Films
29Waking Ned Devine$24,792,251123,1481998Fox Searchlight Pictures
30Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure$23,746,066173,2142007National Geographic Entertainment
31Hotel Rwanda$23,530,892143,2322005United Artists
32Match Point$23,151,529133,2602005DreamWorks Distribution
33Revolutionary Road$22,911,480123,2782009Paramount Vantage
34Much Ado About Nothing$22,549,338123,3041993The Samuel Goldwyn Company
35Adaptation.$22,498,520143,3122003Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
36The Postman$21,848,932133,3641995Miramax
37Like Water for Chocolate$21,665,468163,3831993Miramax
38NASCAR: The IMAX Experience$21,583,831113,3912004Warner Bros.
39Bowling for Columbine$21,576,018113,3932002United Artists
40The Way Way Back$21,506,546113,3992013Fox Searchlight Pictures
41Phantom Thread$21,198,205123,4412018Focus Features
42A Room with a View$20,966,644143,4721986Cinecom Pictures
43Whale Rider$20,779,666133,4872003Newmarket Films
44Sudden Death$20,350,171113,5261995Universal Pictures
45The Pledge$19,733,089113,5962001Warner Bros.
46The Producers$19,398,532123,6272005Universal Pictures
47Shaun the Sheep Movie$19,375,982113,6292015Lionsgate
48Mother$19,145,198113,6491997Paramount Pictures
49Bugs!$19,063,544223,6582003SK Films
50The Impossible$19,019,882143,6612013Lionsgate
51Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun$18,798,590433,6821997Sony Pictures Classics
52Becoming Jane$18,670,946113,6942007Miramax
53Michael Jordan to the Max$18,650,521143,6972000IMAX
54Galapagos$18,630,372323,7021999IMAX
55Frost/Nixon$18,622,031163,7042009Universal Pictures
56Quartet$18,390,117133,7232013The Weinstein Company
57Into the Wild$18,354,356133,7252007Paramount Vantage
58127 Hours$18,335,230113,7292011Fox Searchlight Pictures
59Call Me by Your Name$18,095,701143,7522018Sony Pictures Classics
60Nebraska$17,654,912133,7962014Paramount Pictures
61The Last King of Scotland$17,606,684173,8042006Fox Searchlight Pictures
62Free Solo$17,541,090123,8142018National Geographic Entertainment
63Notes on a Scandal$17,510,118133,8222007Fox Searchlight Pictures
64The Mission$17,218,023113,8641987Warner Bros.
65Johnny Dangerously$17,124,395113,8751984Twentieth Century Fox
66Ghosts of the Abyss$17,040,871133,8862003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
67The Hurt Locker$17,017,811133,8892009Summit Entertainment
68Wild Safari - A South African Adventure$16,621,530273,9342005-
69Trainspotting$16,491,080133,9431996Miramax
7021 Grams$16,290,476143,9662003Focus Features
71Black Christmas$16,273,581133,9702006-
72Wolf Creek$16,188,180123,9782005-
73Across the Sea of Time$16,015,639934,0051995Sony Pictures Classics
74Far from Heaven$15,901,849114,0202002Focus Features
75Gorky Park$15,856,028114,0221983Orion Pictures
76The Kite Runner$15,800,078134,0252008Paramount Vantage
77The Bonfire of the Vanities$15,691,192114,0421990Warner Bros.
78The Lion King
2002 IMAX Release
$15,686,21516282002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
79A Beautiful Planet$15,650,615254,0462016IMAX
80Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man$15,627,434194,0492000Sony Pictures Classics
81Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure$15,553,324224,0582001-
82The Ghost Writer$15,541,549114,0632010Summit Entertainment
83All the Pretty Horses$15,540,353124,0642000Miramax
84In America$15,539,656154,0652003Fox Searchlight Pictures
85The Madness of King George$15,238,689114,1001994The Samuel Goldwyn Company
86Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo$15,101,131124,1161984TriStar Pictures
87Wings of Courage$15,054,636644,1241995Sony Pictures Classics
88If Beale Street Could Talk$14,915,773124,1462019Annapurna Pictures
89Last Chance Harvey$14,889,042134,1522009Overture Films
90Room$14,677,654144,1822016A24
91The Secret of NIMH$14,665,733134,1851982Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
92My Week with Marilyn$14,600,347124,1902011The Weinstein Company
93To the Arctic 3D$14,560,838184,1962012Warner Bros.
94School Daze$14,545,844114,2001988Columbia Pictures
95Big Eyes$14,482,031144,2092014The Weinstein Company
96America: Imagine the World Without Her$14,444,502114,2152014Lionsgate
97The Mosquito Coast$14,302,779114,2361986Warner Bros.
98Diner$14,099,953154,2671982Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
99Virus$14,036,005114,2781999Universal Pictures
100Stand and Deliver$13,994,920134,2891988Warner Bros.
101Jackie$13,960,394144,2932016Fox Searchlight Pictures
102Monsoon Wedding$13,885,966164,2992002USA Films
103Y Tu Mamá También$13,839,658134,3062002IFC Films
104Fly Me to the Moon 3D$13,816,982124,3092008Summit Entertainment
105Letters from Iwo Jima$13,756,082144,3132007Warner Bros.
106Broken Flowers$13,744,960124,3162005Focus Features
107The Wings of the Dove$13,692,848134,3221997Miramax
108Nixon$13,681,765134,3251996Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
109Haunted Castle$13,651,656304,3322001-
110The Namesake$13,569,248124,3422007Fox Searchlight Pictures
111Eighth Grade$13,539,709124,3472018A24
112Africa's Elephant Kingdom$13,485,455314,3491998IMAX
113De-Lovely$13,456,633134,3502004United Artists
114Secrets & Lies$13,417,292174,3551996October Films
115Solarmax$13,400,161564,3592000-
116Bullets Over Broadway$13,383,747114,3621994Miramax
117The Tree of Life$13,303,319114,3732011Fox Searchlight Pictures
118Inside Llewyn Davis$13,235,319124,3902014CBS Films
119Enchanted April$13,200,170114,3921992Miramax
120Whiplash$13,092,000164,4062014Sony Pictures Classics
12125th Hour$13,084,595114,4102002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
122How to Eat Fried Worms$13,040,527124,4152006New Line Cinema
123House of Sand and Fog$13,040,288134,4162003DreamWorks Distribution
124To Be or Not to Be$13,030,214134,4171983Twentieth Century Fox
125I'm Gonna Git You Sucka$13,030,057124,4181988United Artists
126The Quiet American$12,988,801174,4272002Miramax
127Volver$12,899,867194,4362007Sony Pictures Classics
128Anna Karenina$12,816,367124,4462012Focus Features
129Rachel Getting Married$12,796,841144,4502008Sony Pictures Classics
130Beasts of the Southern Wild$12,795,746124,4512012Fox Searchlight Pictures
131The Founder$12,786,053114,4532017The Weinstein Company
132Carol$12,711,491154,4622016The Weinstein Company
133Bon Cop Bad Cop$12,665,721154,4662006Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm
134An Education$12,574,914144,4802010Sony Pictures Classics
135Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away$12,512,862114,4922012Paramount Pictures
136Extreme$12,475,172264,4991999IMAX
137People Like Us$12,434,778114,5042012Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
138Lone Star$12,408,986124,5081996Sony Pictures Classics
139Dangal$12,391,761114,5132016UTV Motion Pictures
140Three Identical Strangers$12,320,845134,5192018Neon
141Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day$12,313,694114,5212008Focus Features
142Little Big League$12,267,790114,5301994Columbia Pictures
143Barney's Great Adventure$12,218,638114,5381998PolyGram
144Saving Grace$12,178,602154,5442000Fine Line Features
145Foxcatcher$12,096,300134,5512015Sony Pictures Classics
146The Gift$12,008,642134,5642001Paramount Classics
147Cinema Paradiso$11,990,401114,5101990Miramax
148Deathstalker$11,919,250124,5781983New World Pictures
149The Darjeeling Limited$11,902,715134,5802007Fox Searchlight Pictures
150Glee: The 3D Concert Movie$11,862,398114,5842011Twentieth Century Fox
151Bloodsport$11,806,119164,5911988Cannon Film Distributors
152Strictly Ballroom$11,738,022134,5971993Miramax
153Girl with a Pearl Earring$11,670,971184,6062003Lionsgate
154Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog$11,642,946114,6091995Twentieth Century Fox
155So I Married an Axe Murderer$11,585,483124,6161993TriStar Pictures
156Pump Up the Volume$11,541,758124,6241990New Line Cinema
157Boys Don't Cry$11,540,607164,6251999Fox Searchlight Pictures
158The Conspirator$11,538,204114,6272011Roadside Attractions
159No manches Frida$11,528,613114,6332016Pantelion Films
160The Shipping News$11,434,216164,6472001Miramax
161Balto$11,348,324154,6561995Universal Pictures
162Manhattan Murder Mystery$11,330,911134,6581993TriStar Pictures
163Antitrust$11,328,094164,6602001Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
164Casanova$11,304,403124,6622006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
165Ready to Wear$11,300,653144,6641994Miramax
166The Lives of Others$11,286,112154,6662007Sony Pictures Classics
167Island of Lemurs: Madagascar$11,272,213254,6702014Warner Bros.
168Brotherhood of the Wolf$11,260,096164,6722002Universal Pictures
169CyberWorld$11,253,900184,6732000IMAX
170Jane Eyre$11,242,660134,6752011Focus Features
171The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert$11,220,670144,6771994Gramercy Pictures (I)
172V.I. Warshawski$11,128,309114,6861991Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
173The Danish Girl$11,114,018134,6882016Focus Features
174Café Society$11,103,205124,6912016Lionsgate
175Big Trouble in Little China$11,100,000124,6921986Twentieth Century Fox
176House of Flying Daggers$11,050,094154,6992005Sony Pictures Classics
177Mrs. Henderson Presents$11,036,366174,7002005The Weinstein Company
178The Young Victoria$11,001,272154,7052009Apparition
179Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk$10,994,028254,7112002Giant Screen Films
180What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?$10,942,306174,7172004-
181The Polar Express
2005 IMAX Release
$10,900,597122382005Warner Bros.
182The End of the Affair$10,827,816164,7292000Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
183Dracula: Dead and Loving It$10,772,144164,7341995Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
184Gettysburg$10,769,960134,7351993New Line Cinema
185Winged Migration
2003 Re-release
$10,764,402174,6022003Sony Pictures Classics
186Avatar
2010 Special Edition
$10,741,4861132010Twentieth Century Fox
187Belle$10,726,630114,7422014Fox Searchlight Pictures
188Deconstructing Harry$10,686,841144,7501997Fine Line Features
189Island of the Sharks$10,658,505324,7571999IMAX
190The Purple Rose of Cairo$10,631,333134,7601985Orion Pictures
191The House on Sorority Row$10,604,986144,7661983-
192Drop Dead Gorgeous$10,571,408114,7721999New Line Cinema
193Magic in the Moonlight$10,539,326134,7782014Sony Pictures Classics
194Scoop$10,525,717134,7812006Focus Features
195Narc$10,465,659124,7922003Paramount Pictures
196The Brothers McMullen$10,426,506154,7991995Fox Searchlight Pictures
197Roving Mars$10,407,978284,8042006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
198Live by Night$10,378,555114,8102017Warner Bros.
199U2$10,363,341194,8132008National Geographic Entertainment
200La Vie En Rose$10,301,706124,8222007Picturehouse