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

Data as of Oct 28, 2:35 PDT
Rank Release Total Gross Top Rank Overall Rank Year Distributor
1Space Station 3D$93,383,953148122002IMAX
2Everest$87,178,599118761998MacGillivray Freeman Films
3Fantasia 2000$60,655,420111,3922000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
4T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous$53,354,743161,6181998IMAX
5Hubble 3D$52,522,904171,6472010Warner Bros.
6Deep Sea$46,412,757161,8762006Warner Bros.
7The Artist$44,671,682111,9462012The Weinstein Company
8Mysteries of Egypt$40,593,486132,1251998IMAX
9Under the Sea 3D$36,262,926182,3662009Warner Bros.
10In the Bedroom$35,930,604122,3812002Miramax
11Shine$35,892,330112,3851997Fine Line Features
12The Favourite$34,366,783112,4792018Fox Searchlight Pictures
13The Reader$34,194,407122,4892009The Weinstein Company
14Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D$34,137,524182,4902005IMAX
15Jojo Rabbit$33,370,906112,5372019Fox Searchlight Pictures
16The Pianist$32,572,577112,5892003Focus Features
17Monster's Ball$31,273,922122,6842002Lionsgate
18The Great Debaters$30,236,407112,7562007-
19The Gods Must Be Crazy$30,031,783122,7791984Twentieth Century Fox
20I, Tonya$30,014,539122,7812018Neon
21Capote$28,750,530132,8432006Sony Pictures Classics
22Moonlight$27,854,932112,8922016A24
23Garden State$26,782,316112,9662004Fox Searchlight Pictures
24The Wrestler$26,238,243143,0042009Fox Searchlight Pictures
25Born to Be Wild$25,978,556183,0202011Warner Bros.
26Howards End$25,966,555123,0091992Sony Pictures Classics
27Beauty and the Beast
2000 IMAX Release
$25,487,190141722002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
28Boyhood$25,352,281113,0772014IFC Films
29Waking Ned Devine$24,792,251123,1281998Fox Searchlight Pictures
30Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure$23,746,066173,1932007National Geographic Entertainment
31Hotel Rwanda$23,530,892143,2112005United Artists
32Match Point$23,151,529133,2392005DreamWorks Distribution
33Revolutionary Road$22,911,480123,2572009Paramount Vantage
34Much Ado About Nothing$22,549,338123,2831993The Samuel Goldwyn Company
35Adaptation.$22,498,520143,2912003Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
36Il Postino$21,848,932133,3431995Miramax
37Como agua para chocolate$21,665,468163,3621993Miramax
38NASCAR: The IMAX Experience$21,583,831113,3702004Warner Bros.
39Bowling for Columbine$21,576,018113,3722002United Artists
40The Way, Way Back$21,506,546113,3782013Fox Searchlight Pictures
41Phantom Thread$21,198,205123,4192018Focus Features
42A Room with a View$20,966,644143,4501986Cinecom Pictures
43Whale Rider$20,779,666133,4642003Newmarket Films
44Sudden Death$20,350,171113,5041995Universal Pictures
45The Pledge$19,733,089113,5742001Warner Bros.
46The Producers$19,398,532123,6052005Universal Pictures
47Shaun the Sheep Movie$19,375,982113,6072015Lionsgate
48Mother$19,145,198113,6271997Paramount Pictures
49Bugs!$19,063,544223,6362003SK Films
50The Impossible$19,019,882143,6392013Lionsgate
51Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun$18,798,590433,6601997Sony Pictures Classics
52Becoming Jane$18,670,946113,6722007Miramax
53Michael Jordan to the Max$18,650,521143,6752000IMAX
54Galapagos$18,630,372323,6801999IMAX
55Frost/Nixon$18,622,031163,6822009Universal Pictures
56Quartet$18,390,117133,7002013The Weinstein Company
57Into the Wild$18,354,356133,7022007Paramount Vantage
58127 Hours$18,335,230113,7062011Fox Searchlight Pictures
59Call Me by Your Name$18,095,701143,7292018Sony Pictures Classics
60Nebraska$17,654,912133,7732014Paramount Pictures
61The Last King of Scotland$17,606,684173,7812006Fox Searchlight Pictures
62Free Solo$17,541,090123,7902018National Geographic Entertainment
63Notes on a Scandal$17,510,118133,7982007Fox Searchlight Pictures
64The Mission$17,218,023113,8401987Warner Bros.
65Johnny Dangerously$17,124,395113,8511984Twentieth Century Fox
66Ghosts of the Abyss$17,040,871133,8622003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
67The Hurt Locker$17,017,811133,8652009Summit Entertainment
68Wild Safari - A South African Adventure$16,621,530273,9102005-
69Trainspotting$16,491,080133,9181996Miramax
7021 Grams$16,290,476143,9412003Focus Features
71Black Christmas$16,273,581133,9452006-
72Wolf Creek$16,188,180123,9532005-
73Across the Sea of Time$16,015,639933,9791995Sony Pictures Classics
74Far from Heaven$15,901,849113,9942002Focus Features
75Gorky Park$15,856,028113,9961983Orion Pictures
76The Kite Runner$15,800,078133,9992008Paramount Vantage
77The Bonfire of the Vanities$15,691,192114,0161990Warner Bros.
78The Lion King
2002 IMAX Release
$15,686,21516282002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
79A Beautiful Planet$15,650,615254,0202016IMAX
80Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man$15,627,434194,0232000Sony Pictures Classics
81Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure$15,553,324224,0312001-
82The Ghost Writer$15,541,549114,0362010Summit Entertainment
83All the Pretty Horses$15,540,353124,0372000Miramax
84In America$15,539,656154,0382003Fox Searchlight Pictures
85The Madness of King George$15,238,689114,0711994The Samuel Goldwyn Company
86Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo$15,101,131124,0861984TriStar Pictures
87Wings of Courage$15,054,636644,0941995Sony Pictures Classics
88If Beale Street Could Talk$14,915,773124,1162019Annapurna Pictures
89Last Chance Harvey$14,889,042134,1222009Overture Films
90Room$14,677,654144,1522016A24
91The Secret of NIMH$14,665,733134,1551982Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
92My Week with Marilyn$14,600,347124,1602011The Weinstein Company
93To the Arctic 3D$14,560,838184,1662012Warner Bros.
94School Daze$14,545,844114,1701988Columbia Pictures
95Big Eyes$14,482,031144,1792014The Weinstein Company
96America: Imagine the World Without Her$14,444,502114,1852014Lionsgate
97The Mosquito Coast$14,302,779114,2061986Warner Bros.
98Diner$14,099,953154,2361982Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
99Virus$14,036,005114,2471999Universal Pictures
100Stand and Deliver$13,994,920134,2581988Warner Bros.
101Jackie$13,960,394144,2622016Fox Searchlight Pictures
102Monsoon Wedding$13,885,966164,2682002USA Films
103Y Tu Mamá También$13,839,658134,2752002IFC Films
104Fly Me to the Moon 3D$13,816,982124,2782008Summit Entertainment
105Letters from Iwo Jima$13,756,082144,2822007Warner Bros.
106Broken Flowers$13,744,960124,2852005Focus Features
107The Wings of the Dove$13,692,848134,2911997Miramax
108Nixon$13,681,765134,2941996Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
109Haunted Castle$13,651,656304,3012001-
110The Namesake$13,569,248124,3112007Fox Searchlight Pictures
111Eighth Grade$13,539,709124,3162018A24
112Africa's Elephant Kingdom$13,485,455314,3181998IMAX
113De-Lovely$13,456,633134,3192004United Artists
114Secrets & Lies$13,417,292174,3241996October Films
115Solarmax$13,400,161564,3282000-
116Bullets Over Broadway$13,383,747114,3311994Miramax
117The Tree of Life$13,303,319114,3412011Fox Searchlight Pictures
118Inside Llewyn Davis$13,235,319124,3572014CBS Films
119Enchanted April$13,200,170114,3591992Miramax
120Whiplash$13,092,000164,3732014Sony Pictures Classics
12125th Hour$13,084,595114,3772002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
122How to Eat Fried Worms$13,040,527124,3822006New Line Cinema
123House of Sand and Fog$13,040,288134,3832003DreamWorks Distribution
124To Be or Not to Be$13,030,214134,3841983Twentieth Century Fox
125I'm Gonna Git You Sucka$13,030,057124,3851988United Artists
126The Quiet American$12,988,801174,3942002Miramax
127Volver$12,899,867194,4032007Sony Pictures Classics
128Anna Karenina$12,816,367124,4132012Focus Features
129Rachel Getting Married$12,796,841144,4172008Sony Pictures Classics
130Beasts of the Southern Wild$12,795,746124,4182012Fox Searchlight Pictures
131The Founder$12,786,053114,4202017The Weinstein Company
132Carol$12,711,491154,4292016The Weinstein Company
133Bon Cop Bad Cop$12,665,721154,4322006Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm
134An Education$12,574,914144,4462010Sony Pictures Classics
135Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away$12,512,862114,4582012Paramount Pictures
136Extreme$12,475,172264,4651999IMAX
137People Like Us$12,434,778114,4702012Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
138Lone Star$12,408,986124,4741996Sony Pictures Classics
139Dangal$12,391,761114,4792016UTV Motion Pictures
140Three Identical Strangers$12,320,845134,4852018Neon
141Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day$12,313,694114,4872008Focus Features
142Little Big League$12,267,790114,4961994Columbia Pictures
143Barney's Great Adventure$12,218,638114,5041998PolyGram
144Saving Grace$12,178,602154,5102000Fine Line Features
145Foxcatcher$12,096,300134,5172015Sony Pictures Classics
146The Gift$12,008,642134,5302001Paramount Classics
147Cinema Paradiso$11,990,401114,4761990Miramax
148Deathstalker$11,919,250124,5441983New World Pictures
149The Darjeeling Limited$11,902,715134,5462007Fox Searchlight Pictures
150Glee: The 3D Concert Movie$11,862,398114,5502011Twentieth Century Fox
151Bloodsport$11,806,119164,5571988Cannon Film Distributors
152Strictly Ballroom$11,738,022134,5631993Miramax
153Girl with a Pearl Earring$11,670,971184,5722003Lionsgate
154Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog$11,642,946114,5751995Twentieth Century Fox
155So I Married an Axe Murderer$11,585,483124,5821993TriStar Pictures
156Pump Up the Volume$11,541,758124,5901990New Line Cinema
157Boys Don't Cry$11,540,607164,5911999Fox Searchlight Pictures
158The Conspirator$11,538,204114,5932011Roadside Attractions
159No manches Frida$11,528,613114,5992016Pantelion Films
160The Shipping News$11,434,216164,6132001Miramax
161Balto$11,348,324154,6221995Universal Pictures
162Manhattan Murder Mystery$11,330,911134,6241993TriStar Pictures
163Antitrust$11,328,094164,6262001Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
164Casanova$11,304,403124,6282006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
165Ready to Wear$11,300,653144,6301994Miramax
166The Lives of Others$11,286,112154,6322007Sony Pictures Classics
167Island of Lemurs: Madagascar$11,272,213254,6362014Warner Bros.
168Brotherhood of the Wolf$11,260,096164,6382002Universal Pictures
169CyberWorld$11,253,900184,6392000IMAX
170Jane Eyre$11,242,660134,6412011Focus Features
171The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert$11,220,670144,6431994Gramercy Pictures (I)
172V.I. Warshawski$11,128,309114,6521991Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
173The Danish Girl$11,114,018134,6542016Focus Features
174Café Society$11,103,205124,6572016Lionsgate
175Big Trouble in Little China$11,100,000124,6581986Twentieth Century Fox
176House of Flying Daggers$11,050,094154,6652005Sony Pictures Classics
177Mrs. Henderson Presents$11,036,366174,6662005The Weinstein Company
178The Young Victoria$11,001,272154,6712009Apparition
179Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk$10,994,028254,6772002Giant Screen Films
180What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?$10,942,306174,6832004-
181The Polar Express
2005 IMAX Release
$10,900,597122392005Warner Bros.
182The End of the Affair$10,827,816164,6952000Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
183Dracula: Dead and Loving It$10,772,144164,7001995Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
184Gettysburg$10,769,960134,7011993New Line Cinema
185Winged Migration
2003 Re-release
$10,764,402174,5682003Sony Pictures Classics
186Avatar
2010 Special Edition
$10,741,4861132010Twentieth Century Fox
187Belle$10,726,630114,7082014Fox Searchlight Pictures
188Deconstructing Harry$10,686,841144,7161997Fine Line Features
189Island of the Sharks$10,658,505324,7231999IMAX
190The Purple Rose of Cairo$10,631,333134,7261985Orion Pictures
191The House on Sorority Row$10,604,986144,7321983-
192Drop Dead Gorgeous$10,571,408114,7381999New Line Cinema
193Magic in the Moonlight$10,539,326134,7442014Sony Pictures Classics
194Scoop$10,525,717134,7472006Focus Features
195Narc$10,465,659124,7572003Paramount Pictures
196The Brothers McMullen$10,426,506154,7641995Fox Searchlight Pictures
197Roving Mars$10,407,978284,7692006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
198Live by Night$10,378,555114,7752017Warner Bros.
199U2 3D$10,363,341194,7782008National Geographic Entertainment
200La Vie En Rose$10,301,706124,7872007Picturehouse