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All Time Box Office


TOP GROSSING MOVIES THAT NEVER HIT
#1, THE TOP 5 OR TOP 10*

1982–Present


Note: This chart shows the top 150 movies regardless of sorting.
RankOR^Title (click to view)StudioTop
Rank
Release
Gross**
Year^
1 651 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax 13 $90,250,122 2002
2 674 Everest (IMAX) MFF 11 $87,178,599 1998
3 1,102 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV 11 $60,655,420 2000^
4 1,288 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax 16 $53,324,129 1998
5 1,511 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB 16 $46,054,494 2006
6 1,554 The Artist Wein. 11 $44,671,682 2011
7 1,613 Hubble 3D WB 17 $42,993,440 2010
8 1,700 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX) Imax 13 $40,593,486 1998
9 1,934 In the Bedroom Mira. 12 $35,930,604 2001
10 2,022 The Reader Wein. 12 $34,194,407 2008
11 2,024 Magnificent Desolation (IMAX) Imax 19 $34,130,219 2005
12 2,109 The Pianist Focus 11 $32,572,577 2002
13 2,118 Under the Sea 3D WB 18 $32,421,189 2009
14 2,190 Monster's Ball Lions 12 $31,273,922 2001
15 2,248 The Great Debaters MGM/W 11 $30,236,407 2007
16 2,269 The Gods Must Be Crazy Fox 12 $30,031,783 1984
17 2,322 Capote SPC 13 $28,750,530 2005
18 2,426 Garden State FoxS 11 $26,782,316 2004
19 2,456 The Wrestler FoxS 14 $26,238,243 2008
20 2,470 Howards End SPC 13 $25,966,555 1992
22 2,566 Waking Ned Devine FoxS 12 $24,792,251 1998
23 2,623 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (IMAX) NGE 17 $23,746,066 2007
24 2,640 Hotel Rwanda UA 14 $23,530,892 2004
25 2,644 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB 18 $23,499,513 2011
26 2,668 Match Point DW 13 $23,151,529 2005
27 2,683 Revolutionary Road ParV 12 $22,911,480 2008
28 2,705 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. 11 $22,549,338 1993
29 2,713 Adaptation. Sony 14 $22,498,520 2002
30 2,754 Il Postino Mira. 17 $21,848,932 1995
31 2,772 Like Water for Chocolate Mira. - $21,665,468 1993
32 2,779 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (IMAX) WB 11 $21,583,831 2004
33 2,781 Bowling for Columbine UA 11 $21,576,018 2002
34 2,786 The Way, Way Back FoxS 11 $21,506,546 2013
35 2,852 A Room with a View Cinc - $20,966,644 1986
36 2,863 Whale Rider NM 13 $20,779,666 2003
37 2,958 The Pledge WB 11 $19,733,089 2001
38 2,987 The Producers Uni. 12 $19,398,532 2005
39 3,008 Mother (1996) Par. 11 $19,145,198 1996
40 3,017 Bugs! (IMAX) SK 22 $19,063,544 2003
41 3,020 The Impossible LG/S 14 $19,019,882 2012
42 3,040 Thrill Ride (IMAX) SPC 43 $18,798,590 1997
43 3,049 Becoming Jane Mira. 11 $18,670,946 2007
44 3,052 Michael Jordan to the Max (IMAX) Imax 14 $18,650,521 2000
45 3,058 Frost/Nixon Uni. 16 $18,622,031 2008
46 3,075 Quartet Wein. 13 $18,390,117 2013
47 3,077 Into the Wild ParV 14 $18,354,356 2007
48 3,080 127 Hours FoxS 11 $18,335,230 2010
49 3,091 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax 32 $18,249,188 1999
50 3,136 Nebraska Par. 13 $17,654,912 2013
51 3,143 The Last King of Scotland FoxS 17 $17,606,684 2006
52 3,157 Notes on a Scandal FoxS 13 $17,510,118 2006
53 3,189 The Mission WB 11 $17,218,023 1986
54 3,209 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV 13 $17,040,871 2003
55 3,212 The Hurt Locker Sum. 13 $17,017,811 2009
56 3,252 Wild Safari 3D (IMAX) NWav 27 $16,621,530 2005
57 3,261 Trainspotting Mira. 13 $16,491,080 1996
58 3,281 21 Grams Focus 14 $16,290,476 2003
59 3,285 Black Christmas (2006) MGM/W 13 $16,273,581 2006
60 3,293 Wolf Creek W/Dim. 11 $16,188,180 2005
61 3,317 Across the Sea of Time (IMAX) SPC 54 $16,015,639 1995
62 3,330 Far From Heaven Focus 11 $15,901,849 2002
63 3,332 Gorky Park Orion 11 $15,856,028 1983
64 3,335 The Kite Runner ParV 13 $15,800,078 2007
66 3,356 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (IMAX) SPC 19 $15,627,434 2000
67 3,364 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (IMAX) WGB. 22 $15,553,324 2001
68 3,369 The Ghost Writer Sum. 11 $15,541,549 2010
69 3,371 In America FoxS 15 $15,539,656 2003
70 3,399 The Madness of King George Gold. 11 $15,238,689 1994
71 3,423 Wings of Courage (IMAX) SPC 59 $15,054,636 1995
72 3,446 Last Chance Harvey Over. 13 $14,889,042 2008
73 3,447 Heaven is for Real TriS - $28,500,000 2014
74 3,473 The Secret of NIMH MGM 13 $14,665,733 1982
75 3,477 My Week with Marilyn Wein. 12 $14,600,347 2011
76 3,516 The Mosquito Coast WB 11 $14,302,779 1986
77 3,545 Diner MGM 14 $14,099,953 1982
78 3,564 Stand and Deliver WB 13 $13,994,920 1988
79 3,569 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB 18 $13,932,599 2012
80 3,573 Monsoon Wedding USA 16 $13,885,966 2002
81 3,579 Y Tu Mama Tambien IFC 13 $13,839,658 2002
82 3,582 Fly Me to the Moon Sum. 12 $13,816,982 2008
83 3,585 Letters from Iwo Jima WB 14 $13,756,082 2006
84 3,587 Broken Flowers Focus 12 $13,744,960 2005
85 3,592 The Wings of the Dove Mira. 13 $13,692,848 1997
86 3,595 Nixon BV 13 $13,681,765 1995
87 3,601 Haunted Castle (IMAX) NWav 30 $13,651,656 2001
88 3,609 The Namesake FoxS 12 $13,569,248 2007
89 3,615 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX) Imax 31 $13,485,455 1998
90 3,616 De-Lovely UA 13 $13,456,633 2004
91 3,621 Secrets & Lies Oct. 20 $13,417,292 1996
92 3,624 Solarmax Hel. 56 $13,400,161 2000
93 3,627 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. 11 $13,383,747 1994
94 3,636 The Tree of Life FoxS 11 $13,303,319 2011
95 3,652 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS 12 $13,235,319 2013
96 3,670 25th Hour BV 11 $13,084,595 2002
97 3,675 How to Eat Fried Worms NL 11 $13,040,527 2006
98 3,676 House of Sand and Fog DW 13 $13,040,288 2003
99 3,677 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox 11 $13,030,214 1983
100 3,678 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka UA 12 $13,030,057 1988
101 3,687 The Quiet American Mira. 17 $12,988,801 2002
102 3,695 Volver SPC 19 $12,899,867 2006
103 3,705 Anna Karenina Focus 12 $12,816,367 2012
104 3,709 Rachel Getting Married SPC 14 $12,796,841 2008
105 3,710 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS 12 $12,795,746 2012
106 3,720 The New World NL 11 $12,712,093 2005
107 3,722 Bon Cop, Bad Cop All. 15 $12,665,721 2006
108 3,733 An Education SPC 14 $12,574,914 2009
109 3,742 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Par. 11 $12,512,862 2012
110 3,749 Extreme (IMAX) Imax 26 $12,475,172 1999
111 3,754 People Like Us BV 11 $12,434,778 2012
112 3,757 Lone Star SPC 12 $12,408,986 1996
113 3,767 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus 11 $12,313,694 2008
114 3,780 Barney's Great Adventure Poly 11 $12,218,638 1998
115 3,785 Saving Grace FL 12 $12,178,602 2000
116 3,802 In Dreams DW 11 $12,017,369 1999
117 3,803 The Gift ParC 13 $12,008,642 2000
118 3,759 Cinema Paradiso Mira. 11 $11,990,401 1990^
119 3,815 Deathstalker NW 12 $11,919,250 1983
120 3,817 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS 13 $11,902,715 2007
121 3,820 Glee The 3D Concert Movie Fox 11 $11,862,398 2011
122 3,826 Bloodsport Can. 16 $11,806,119 1988
123 3,832 Strictly Ballroom Mira. 13 $11,738,022 1993
124 3,840 Girl with a Pearl Earring Lions 17 $11,670,971 2003
125 3,850 So I Married an Axe Murderer TriS 12 $11,585,483 1993
126 3,858 Pump Up the Volume NL 12 $11,541,758 1990
127 3,859 Boys Don't Cry FoxS 16 $11,540,607 1999
128 3,861 The Conspirator RAtt. 11 $11,538,204 2011
129 3,880 The Shipping News Mira. 16 $11,434,216 2001
130 3,888 Balto Uni. 13 $11,348,324 1995
131 3,890 Manhattan Murder Mystery TriS 13 $11,330,911 1993
132 3,892 Antitrust MGM 12 $11,328,094 2001
133 3,894 Casanova BV 12 $11,304,403 2005
134 3,896 Ready to Wear Mira. 13 $11,300,653 1994
135 3,898 The Lives of Others SPC 15 $11,286,112 2007
136 3,902 Brotherhood of the Wolf Uni. 16 $11,260,096 2002
137 3,903 Cyberworld 3-D (IMAX) Imax 18 $11,253,900 2000
138 3,905 Jane Eyre Focus 13 $11,242,660 2011
139 3,907 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. 20 $11,220,670 1994
140 3,915 V.I. Warshawski BV 11 $11,128,309 1991
141 3,918 Big Trouble in Little China Fox 12 $11,100,000 1986
142 3,926 House of Flying Daggers SPC 15 $11,050,094 2004
143 3,927 Mrs. Henderson Presents Wein. 17 $11,036,366 2005
144 3,932 The Young Victoria App. 15 $11,001,272 2009
145 3,938 Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (IMAX) GSF 25 $10,994,028 2002
146 3,944 What the #$*! Do We Know?! CLD 17 $10,942,306 2004
147 3,873 Das Boot Col. - $10,915,250 1982^
149 3,954 The End of the Affair Sony 16 $10,827,816 1999
150 3,960 Gettysburg NL 13 $10,769,960 1993

CHART NOTES
* Movies that never hit the top 10 on the weekend charts in a single release.
# Overall all time rank (rank includes multple releases, if any).
** Additional releases, if any, are not included in the gross total.
^ Indicates the movie has multiple theatrical releases.

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