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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersWeekend Adj. Gross*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 The Lion King BV $1,543,099 2 $3,086,200 $606,696,200 6/17/94
2 Pocahontas BV $837,829 6 $5,027,000 $264,607,700 6/16/95
3 Hercules BV $754,639 2 $1,509,300 $175,551,500 6/20/97
4 A Bug's Life BV $504,651 1 $504,700 $277,521,600 11/20/98
5 Toy Story 2 BV $480,379 1 $480,400 $388,910,900 11/19/99
6 Hercules BV $442,044 1 $442,000 $175,551,500 6/13/97
7 The Princess and the Frog BV $419,956 2 $839,900 $110,238,700 11/27/09
8 The Princess and the Frog BV $399,401 2 $798,800 $110,238,700 12/04/09
9 Frozen BV $236,977 1 $237,000 $398,702,700 11/22/13
10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $236,294 2 $472,600 $120,738,400 6/08/01
11 Anastasia Fox $213,507 1 $213,500 $102,990,800 11/14/97
12 Red State SMod $211,246 1 $211,200 $1,136,200 3/04/11
13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $207,123 4 $828,500 $58,410,700 3/07/14
14 Brother Bear BV $196,805 2 $393,600 $114,909,500 10/24/03
15 Aladdin BV $192,636 2 $385,300 $426,356,300 11/13/92
16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $187,768 2 $375,500 $98,194,400 10/15/93
17 Evita BV $179,415 2 $358,800 $88,655,100 12/27/96
18 Aladdin BV $170,213 2 $340,400 $426,356,300 11/20/92
19 American Sniper WB $165,761 4 $663,000 $325,016,100 1/02/15
20 Dreamgirls P/DW $156,786 3 $470,400 $123,513,300 12/15/06
21 Beauty and the Beast BV $156,561 2 $313,100 $284,271,300 11/15/91
22 American Sniper WB $155,120 4 $620,500 $325,016,100 12/26/14
23 The Master Wein. $153,887 5 $769,400 $16,781,400 9/14/12
24 Edward Scissorhands Fox $153,396 2 $306,800 $108,678,000 12/07/90
25 American Sniper WB $141,913 4 $567,600 $325,016,100 1/09/15
26 Brokeback Mountain Focus $138,863 5 $694,300 $103,353,700 12/09/05
27 Moulin Rouge! Fox $138,683 2 $277,400 $82,416,200 5/25/01
28 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $130,910 4 $523,600 $46,967,500 5/25/12
29 Victor/Victoria MGM $128,708 3 $386,100 $78,024,400 3/19/82
30 The Crucible Fox $128,535 1 $128,500 $13,091,900 12/06/96
31 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $128,161 1 $128,200 $37,526,300 7/26/85
32 Bulworth Fox $122,917 2 $245,800 $45,986,000 5/15/98
33 On Golden Pond Uni. $122,647 2 $245,300 $329,950,600 1/01/82
34 Moulin Rouge! Fox $120,327 2 $240,700 $82,416,200 5/18/01
35 American Hustle Sony $120,158 6 $720,900 $151,384,700 12/13/13
36 Victor/Victoria MGM $119,721 3 $359,200 $78,024,400 3/26/82
37 The Imitation Game Wein. $117,383 4 $469,500 $85,276,800 11/28/14
38 The Crucible Fox $115,871 1 $115,900 $13,091,900 11/29/96
39 There Will Be Blood ParV $112,697 2 $225,400 $45,550,600 12/28/07
40 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $111,133 18 $2,000,400 $50,588,400 11/06/09
41 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $109,361 4 $437,400 $245,175,600 1/01/88
42 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $108,205 8 $865,600 $71,911,900 12/09/05
43 Everest (IMAX) MFF $108,049 10 $1,080,500 $134,769,100 3/13/98
44 Blue Jasmine SPC $105,784 6 $634,700 $34,447,600 7/26/13
45 The Joy Luck Club BV $104,086 3 $312,300 $64,610,200 9/10/93
46 After Hours WB $104,053 1 $104,100 $24,296,800 9/13/85
47 Birdman FoxS $103,926 4 $415,700 $39,721,400 10/17/14
48 Howards End SPC $102,983 1 $103,000 $50,950,900 3/13/92
49 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $102,765 5 $513,800 $24,969,600 10/11/02
50 Maurice Cinc $102,463 1 $102,500 $5,069,900 9/18/87
51 The Blair Witch Project Art. $102,123 31 $3,165,900 $224,917,900 7/23/99
52 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $101,005 4 $404,000 $245,175,600 12/25/87
53 Annie Col. $100,859 14 $1,412,100 $157,785,600 5/21/82
54 Midnight in Paris SPC $100,701 6 $604,200 $57,744,000 5/20/11
55 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $98,683 4 $394,700 $13,357,200 12/06/13
56 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $98,464 5 $492,300 $67,677,000 9/16/05
57 The Thin Red Line Fox $97,952 5 $489,800 $58,340,900 12/25/98
58 Howards End SPC $96,557 1 $96,600 $50,950,900 3/20/92
59 The Mission WB $96,528 1 $96,500 $35,951,900 11/07/86
60 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $95,628 4 $382,500 $16,729,700 10/01/04
61 Howards End SPC $95,626 1 $95,600 $50,950,900 3/27/92
62 Syriana WB $94,998 5 $475,000 $63,996,500 11/25/05
63 On Golden Pond Uni. $94,809 3 $284,400 $329,950,600 1/08/82
64 Dreamgirls P/DW $94,183 3 $282,600 $123,513,300 12/22/06
65 A Room with a View Cinc $94,163 1 $94,200 $43,604,000 3/07/86
66 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $94,158 1 $94,200 $4,853,000 3/18/05
67 The Tree of Life FoxS $94,040 4 $376,200 $13,523,600 5/27/11
68 The Verdict Fox $93,080 3 $279,200 $141,463,600 12/10/82
69 Guiana 1838 RBC $92,834 1 $92,800 $295,700 9/24/04
70 Crossing Delancey WB $92,399 1 $92,400 $32,168,700 8/26/88
71 On Golden Pond Uni. $91,064 3 $273,200 $329,950,600 1/15/82
72 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $90,999 4 $364,000 $245,175,600 1/08/88
73 Wish You Were Here Atl $90,680 1 $90,700 $6,828,000 7/24/87
74 Gandhi Col. $90,669 4 $362,700 $136,244,100 12/10/82
75 Howards End SPC $90,335 1 $90,300 $50,950,900 4/03/92
76 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $90,333 1 $90,300 $26,528,500 1/21/83
77 The King's Speech Wein. $90,194 4 $360,800 $139,812,500 11/26/10
78 Spring Breakers A24 $89,765 3 $269,300 $14,095,400 3/15/13
79 Metropolitan NL $89,686 1 $89,700 $5,647,200 8/03/90
80 The Blair Witch Project Art. $89,625 27 $2,419,900 $224,917,900 7/16/99
81 Green Card BV $89,335 2 $178,700 $57,716,900 1/04/91
82 The Mission WB $88,457 1 $88,500 $35,951,900 10/31/86
83 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $88,182 9 $793,600 $16,563,800 8/12/88
84 Platoon Orion $88,049 6 $528,300 $288,094,700 12/19/86
85 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $87,298 4 $349,200 $29,970,700 5/26/06
86 Dead Poets Society BV $87,151 8 $697,200 $196,308,000 6/02/89
87 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $87,096 3 $261,300 $24,347,200 3/01/85
88 Lincoln BV $86,699 11 $953,700 $184,825,700 11/09/12
89 American Beauty DW $86,173 16 $1,378,800 $202,721,900 9/17/99
90 The Thin Red Line Fox $85,880 7 $601,200 $58,340,900 1/01/99
91 Evita BV $85,716 22 $1,885,800 $88,655,100 1/03/97
92 Howards End SPC $85,328 1 $85,300 $50,950,900 4/10/92
93 Night and the City Fox $84,309 1 $84,300 $12,151,400 10/16/92
94 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $84,259 5 $421,300 $96,672,000 12/21/12
95 Up in the Air Par. $84,145 15 $1,262,200 $87,259,000 12/04/09
96 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $83,704 2 $167,400 $26,031,100 10/21/94
97 Red State SMod $83,111 1 $83,100 $1,136,200 4/08/11
98 The Killing Fields WB $82,142 1 $82,100 $79,552,800 11/09/84
99 Dances with Wolves Orion $82,130 14 $1,149,800 $355,275,300 11/09/90
100 Annie Col. $81,908 14 $1,146,700 $157,785,600 6/04/82
101 Sicko LGF $81,500 1 $81,500 $28,998,700 6/22/07
102 Black Swan FoxS $81,414 18 $1,465,400 $109,874,700 12/03/10
103 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $80,733 3 $242,200 $17,285,900 12/06/96
104 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $80,616 4 $322,500 $24,823,600 12/09/11
105 The Mosquito Coast WB $80,579 3 $241,700 $30,085,600 11/28/86
106 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $80,350 1 $80,300 $3,440,700 4/17/87
107 Kids Mira. $80,093 2 $160,200 $13,853,200 7/21/95
108 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $79,856 4 $319,400 $50,667,400 8/04/89
109 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $79,727 2 $159,500 $14,052,700 9/28/07
110 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $79,571 5 $397,900 $73,389,900 12/14/01
111 Punchline Col. $79,490 4 $318,000 $41,624,600 9/30/88
112 Boyhood IFC $78,004 5 $390,000 $25,452,200 7/11/14
113 The Killing Fields WB $77,867 1 $77,900 $79,552,800 11/02/84
114 Dances with Wolves Orion $77,577 14 $1,086,100 $355,275,300 11/16/90
115 Mask Uni. $77,576 4 $310,300 $110,453,900 3/08/85
116 The Aristocrats Think $77,303 4 $309,200 $8,088,200 7/29/05
117 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $76,945 1 $76,900 $6,066,800 11/13/92
118 Adaptation. Sony $76,857 7 $538,000 $30,489,100 12/06/02
119 The Fighter Par. $76,127 4 $304,500 $95,019,500 12/10/10
120 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $76,102 3 $228,300 $123,618,900 7/15/88
121 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $75,876 3 $227,600 $123,618,900 7/22/88
122 A Soldier's Story Col. $75,677 5 $378,400 $52,429,500 9/14/84
123 The Killing Fields WB $75,643 3 $226,900 $79,552,800 11/23/84
124 Lust, Caution Focus $75,531 1 $75,500 $5,436,600 9/28/07
125 Raising Arizona Fox $75,353 1 $75,400 $47,506,600 3/13/87
126 Under the Volcano Uni. $75,009 1 $75,000 $6,186,500 6/15/84
127 Sarafina! BV $74,921 2 $149,800 $14,313,200 9/18/92
128 Philadelphia TriS $74,821 4 $299,300 $150,639,000 12/31/93
129 The Joy Luck Club BV $74,806 7 $523,600 $64,610,200 9/17/93
130 The Piano Mira. $74,336 4 $297,400 $78,384,200 11/12/93
131 The Kids Are All Right Focus $74,111 7 $518,800 $21,282,600 7/09/10
132 Annie Col. $74,060 14 $1,036,900 $157,785,600 6/11/82
133 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $74,024 2 $148,000 $30,889,400 12/10/04
134 New York Stories BV $73,780 12 $885,400 $22,042,100 3/03/89
135 Syriana WB $73,481 9 $661,300 $63,996,500 12/02/05
136 The Killing Fields WB $73,228 3 $219,700 $79,552,800 11/16/84
137 Talk to Her SPC $73,041 2 $146,100 $12,565,600 11/22/02
138 To Rome with Love SPC $72,361 5 $361,800 $17,412,900 6/22/12
139 1984 Gold. $72,340 1 $72,300 $19,312,800 12/14/84
140 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $72,336 54 $3,906,200 $91,151,400 1/07/00
141 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $71,896 1 $71,900 $2,368,000 8/24/12
142 Revolutionary Road ParV $71,680 3 $215,000 $25,943,000 12/26/08
143 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $71,536 4 $286,100 $20,765,000 3/29/13
144 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $71,098 3 $213,300 $44,281,700 5/07/93
145 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $71,017 4 $284,100 $22,330,300 11/13/09
146 This Is My Life Fox $70,956 2 $141,900 $5,724,500 2/21/92
147 Philadelphia TriS $70,417 4 $281,700 $150,639,000 12/24/93
148 A Handful of Dust NL $70,163 1 $70,200 $3,087,200 6/24/88
149 Grand Canyon Fox $70,151 2 $140,300 $65,124,300 1/03/92
150 Orlando SPC $70,059 3 $210,200 $10,446,200 6/11/93
151 Juno FoxS $69,866 7 $489,100 $163,240,800 12/07/07
152 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $69,744 3 $209,200 $21,918,900 9/24/04
153 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $69,659 2 $139,300 $6,645,200 8/03/01
154 Traffic USA $69,657 4 $278,600 $178,288,000 12/29/00
155 Ed Wood BV $69,597 2 $139,200 $11,451,000 9/30/94
156 Good Will Hunting Mira. $69,055 7 $483,400 $239,971,000 12/05/97
157 Babel ParV $69,038 7 $483,300 $41,687,000 10/27/06
158 Brazil Uni. $68,931 1 $68,900 $21,767,000 12/20/85
159 For the Boys Fox $68,891 2 $137,800 $34,490,300 11/22/91
160 The Last Emperor Col. $68,870 6 $413,200 $87,454,700 11/27/87
161 Nine Wein. $68,702 4 $274,800 $20,572,300 12/18/09
162 Philadelphia TriS $68,566 4 $274,300 $150,639,000 1/07/94
163 The Paper Uni. $68,271 5 $341,400 $75,512,400 3/18/94
164 The Grifters Mira. $68,263 2 $136,500 $25,966,300 12/07/90
165 A Passage to India Col. $68,217 3 $204,700 $62,320,700 12/14/84
166 Frost/Nixon Uni. $68,206 3 $204,600 $21,086,000 12/05/08
167 Sideways FoxS $67,763 4 $271,100 $91,517,600 10/22/04
168 Bugsy TriS $67,761 4 $271,000 $95,963,700 12/13/91
169 Black Hawk Down SonR $67,524 4 $270,100 $152,019,400 1/04/02
170 The Official Story ALM $67,390 1 $67,400 $67,400 11/08/85
171 Defiance ParV $67,304 2 $134,600 $32,434,900 1/02/09
172 127 Hours FoxS $67,205 4 $268,800 $18,609,900 11/05/10
173 A Soldier's Story Col. $67,104 6 $402,600 $52,429,500 9/21/84
174 Miami Rhapsody BV $66,741 2 $133,500 $9,758,400 1/27/95
175 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $66,713 19 $1,267,500 $97,291,500 5/06/94
176 Gothic Vest $66,664 1 $66,700 $1,905,000 4/10/87
177 Unzipped Mira. $66,604 2 $133,200 $5,373,400 8/04/95
178 Mystic River WB $66,460 13 $864,000 $120,082,900 10/10/03
179 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $66,387 1 $66,400 $3,171,100 4/16/93
180 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $66,165 16 $1,058,700 $35,956,900 1/03/97
181 The Killing Fields WB $65,979 3 $197,900 $79,552,800 11/30/84
182 The Freshman TriS $65,947 6 $395,700 $41,247,000 7/20/90
183 About Schmidt NL $65,853 6 $395,100 $87,747,000 12/13/02
184 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $65,783 7 $460,500 $74,311,600 7/28/06
185 To Die For Sony $65,670 11 $722,400 $39,780,000 9/29/95
186 The Commitments Fox $65,496 8 $524,000 $28,811,400 8/16/91
187 Black Hawk Down SonR $65,457 16 $1,047,300 $152,019,400 1/11/02
188 Amelie Mira. $65,342 3 $196,000 $47,034,700 11/02/01
189 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $65,268 5 $326,300 $30,774,200 3/17/06
190 Talk to Her SPC $65,223 2 $130,400 $12,565,600 11/29/02
191 Grand Canyon Fox $65,220 2 $130,400 $65,124,300 12/27/91
192 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $64,664 2 $129,300 $30,889,400 12/17/04
193 Black Hawk Down SonR $64,573 4 $258,300 $152,019,400 12/28/01
194 Bad Education SPC $64,311 3 $192,900 $6,670,600 11/19/04
195 Inherent Vice WB $64,293 5 $321,500 $7,944,800 12/12/14
196 One Hour Photo FoxS $64,270 7 $449,900 $44,213,300 8/23/02
197 In Good Company Uni. $64,156 3 $192,500 $58,101,000 12/31/04
198 Alice Orion $64,101 3 $192,300 $14,157,400 1/04/91
199 Mountains of the Moon TriS $64,081 2 $128,200 $7,710,600 2/23/90
200 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $64,021 4 $256,100 $5,953,100 8/26/83

CHART NOTES
* Weekend equals Fri-Sat-Sun. Movies that do not have a 3-day opening gross are not included on this chart.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.
** Date is the beginning date of the 3-day weekend.
Movies are in wide release when playing in 600 or more theaters.

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