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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 $1,546,895 2 $3,093,800 $608,188,700 6/17/94
2 Pocahontas BV $839,890 6 $5,039,300 $265,258,700 6/16/95
3 Hercules BV $756,496 2 $1,513,000 $175,983,400 6/20/97
4 A Bug's Life BV $505,893 1 $505,900 $278,204,400 11/20/98
5 Toy Story 2 BV $481,561 1 $481,600 $389,867,600 11/19/99
6 Hercules BV $443,131 1 $443,100 $175,983,400 6/13/97
7 The Princess and the Frog BV $420,989 2 $842,000 $110,509,900 11/27/09
8 The Princess and the Frog BV $400,383 2 $800,800 $110,509,900 12/04/09
9 Frozen BV $237,560 1 $237,600 $399,683,500 11/22/13
10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $236,876 2 $473,800 $121,035,400 6/08/01
11 Anastasia Fox $214,032 1 $214,000 $103,244,200 11/14/97
12 Red State SMod $211,765 1 $211,800 $1,138,900 3/04/11
13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $207,633 4 $830,500 $58,510,400 3/07/14
14 Brother Bear BV $197,289 2 $394,600 $115,192,100 10/24/03
15 Aladdin BV $193,110 2 $386,200 $427,405,100 11/13/92
16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $188,230 2 $376,500 $98,435,900 10/15/93
17 Evita BV $179,857 2 $359,700 $88,873,200 12/27/96
18 Aladdin BV $170,632 2 $341,300 $427,405,100 11/20/92
19 Dreamgirls P/DW $157,172 3 $471,500 $123,817,100 12/15/06
20 Beauty and the Beast BV $156,947 2 $313,900 $284,970,600 11/15/91
21 The Master Wein. $154,265 5 $771,300 $16,822,700 9/14/12
22 Edward Scissorhands Fox $153,773 2 $307,500 $108,945,400 12/07/90
23 Brokeback Mountain Focus $139,205 5 $696,000 $103,608,000 12/09/05
24 Moulin Rouge! Fox $139,024 2 $278,000 $82,619,000 5/25/01
25 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $131,232 4 $524,900 $47,083,100 5/25/12
26 Victor/Victoria MGM $129,025 3 $387,100 $78,216,300 3/19/82
27 The Crucible Fox $128,851 1 $128,900 $13,124,100 12/06/96
28 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $128,476 1 $128,500 $37,618,700 7/26/85
29 Bulworth Fox $123,220 2 $246,400 $46,099,100 5/15/98
30 On Golden Pond Uni. $122,949 2 $245,900 $330,762,300 1/01/82
31 Moulin Rouge! Fox $120,623 2 $241,200 $82,619,000 5/18/01
32 American Hustle Sony $120,453 6 $722,700 $151,757,200 12/13/13
33 Victor/Victoria MGM $120,016 3 $360,000 $78,216,300 3/26/82
34 The Crucible Fox $116,156 1 $116,200 $13,124,100 11/29/96
35 There Will Be Blood ParV $112,975 2 $225,900 $45,662,600 12/28/07
36 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $111,407 18 $2,005,300 $50,712,900 11/06/09
37 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $109,630 4 $438,500 $245,778,800 1/01/88
38 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $108,471 8 $867,800 $72,088,800 12/09/05
39 Everest (IMAX) MFF $108,315 10 $1,083,200 $135,100,600 3/13/98
40 Blue Jasmine SPC $106,045 6 $636,300 $34,532,400 7/26/13
41 The Joy Luck Club BV $104,342 3 $313,000 $64,769,200 9/10/93
42 After Hours WB $104,309 1 $104,300 $24,356,600 9/13/85
43 Howards End SPC $103,236 1 $103,200 $51,076,300 3/13/92
44 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $103,018 5 $515,100 $25,031,000 10/11/02
45 Maurice Cinc $102,715 1 $102,700 $5,082,400 9/18/87
46 The Blair Witch Project Art. $102,374 31 $3,173,600 $225,471,200 7/23/99
47 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $101,254 4 $405,000 $245,778,800 12/25/87
48 Annie Col. $101,107 14 $1,415,500 $158,173,800 5/21/82
49 Midnight in Paris SPC $100,949 6 $605,700 $57,886,000 5/20/11
50 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $98,925 4 $395,700 $13,390,000 12/06/13
51 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $98,707 5 $493,500 $67,843,500 9/16/05
52 The Thin Red Line Fox $98,193 5 $491,000 $58,484,400 12/25/98
53 Howards End SPC $96,795 1 $96,800 $51,076,300 3/20/92
54 The Mission WB $96,765 1 $96,800 $36,040,300 11/07/86
55 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $95,863 4 $383,500 $16,770,800 10/01/04
56 Howards End SPC $95,862 1 $95,900 $51,076,300 3/27/92
57 Syriana WB $95,232 5 $476,200 $64,153,900 11/25/05
58 On Golden Pond Uni. $95,042 3 $285,100 $330,762,300 1/08/82
59 Dreamgirls P/DW $94,414 3 $283,200 $123,817,100 12/22/06
60 A Room with a View Cinc $94,395 1 $94,400 $43,711,300 3/07/86
61 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $94,390 1 $94,400 $4,864,900 3/18/05
62 The Tree of Life FoxS $94,271 4 $377,100 $13,556,900 5/27/11
63 The Verdict Fox $93,309 3 $279,900 $141,811,600 12/10/82
64 Guiana 1838 RBC $93,062 1 $93,100 $296,400 9/24/04
65 Crossing Delancey WB $92,626 1 $92,600 $32,247,900 8/26/88
66 On Golden Pond Uni. $91,288 3 $273,900 $330,762,300 1/15/82
67 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $91,222 4 $364,900 $245,778,800 1/08/88
68 Wish You Were Here Atl $90,903 1 $90,900 $6,844,800 7/24/87
69 Gandhi Col. $90,892 4 $363,600 $136,579,300 12/10/82
70 Howards End SPC $90,557 1 $90,600 $51,076,300 4/03/92
71 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $90,556 1 $90,600 $26,593,800 1/21/83
72 The King's Speech Wein. $90,416 4 $361,700 $140,156,500 11/26/10
73 Spring Breakers A24 $89,986 3 $270,000 $14,130,100 3/15/13
74 Metropolitan NL $89,906 1 $89,900 $5,661,100 8/03/90
75 The Blair Witch Project Art. $89,846 27 $2,425,800 $225,471,200 7/16/99
76 Green Card BV $89,555 2 $179,100 $57,858,900 1/04/91
77 The Mission WB $88,675 1 $88,700 $36,040,300 10/31/86
78 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $88,399 9 $795,600 $16,604,600 8/12/88
79 Platoon Orion $88,266 6 $529,600 $288,803,400 12/19/86
80 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $87,512 4 $350,100 $30,044,500 5/26/06
81 Dead Poets Society BV $87,365 8 $698,900 $196,790,900 6/02/89
82 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $87,311 3 $261,900 $24,407,100 3/01/85
83 Lincoln BV $86,912 11 $956,000 $185,280,400 11/09/12
84 American Beauty DW $86,385 16 $1,382,200 $203,220,600 9/17/99
85 The Thin Red Line Fox $86,092 7 $602,600 $58,484,400 1/01/99
86 Evita BV $85,927 22 $1,890,400 $88,873,200 1/03/97
87 Howards End SPC $85,538 1 $85,500 $51,076,300 4/10/92
88 Night and the City Fox $84,516 1 $84,500 $12,181,300 10/16/92
89 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $84,466 5 $422,300 $96,909,800 12/21/12
90 Up in the Air Par. $84,352 15 $1,265,300 $87,473,600 12/04/09
91 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $83,910 2 $167,800 $26,095,100 10/21/94
92 Red State SMod $83,315 1 $83,300 $1,138,900 4/08/11
93 The Killing Fields WB $82,344 1 $82,300 $79,748,500 11/09/84
94 Dances with Wolves Orion $82,332 14 $1,152,700 $356,149,300 11/09/90
95 Annie Col. $82,110 14 $1,149,600 $158,173,800 6/04/82
96 Sicko LGF $81,700 1 $81,700 $29,070,000 6/22/07
97 Black Swan FoxS $81,614 18 $1,469,000 $110,145,000 12/03/10
98 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $80,932 3 $242,800 $17,328,400 12/06/96
99 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $80,814 4 $323,300 $24,884,700 12/09/11
100 The Mosquito Coast WB $80,777 3 $242,300 $30,159,600 11/28/86
101 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $80,547 1 $80,500 $3,449,100 4/17/87
102 Kids Mira. $80,290 2 $160,600 $13,887,200 7/21/95
103 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $80,053 4 $320,200 $50,792,100 8/04/89
104 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $79,923 2 $159,800 $14,087,200 9/28/07
105 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $79,766 5 $398,800 $73,570,400 12/14/01
106 Punchline Col. $79,686 4 $318,700 $41,727,000 9/30/88
107 The Killing Fields WB $78,058 1 $78,100 $79,748,500 11/02/84
108 Dances with Wolves Orion $77,768 14 $1,088,800 $356,149,300 11/16/90
109 Mask Uni. $77,767 4 $311,100 $110,725,600 3/08/85
110 The Aristocrats Think $77,494 4 $310,000 $8,108,100 7/29/05
111 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $77,134 1 $77,100 $6,081,700 11/13/92
112 Adaptation. Sony $77,046 7 $539,300 $30,564,100 12/06/02
113 The Fighter Par. $76,314 4 $305,300 $95,253,300 12/10/10
114 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $76,289 3 $228,900 $123,923,000 7/15/88
115 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $76,063 3 $228,200 $123,923,000 7/22/88
116 A Soldier's Story Col. $75,863 5 $379,300 $52,558,500 9/14/84
117 Boyhood IFC $75,849 5 $379,200 $21,337,300 7/11/14
118 The Killing Fields WB $75,829 3 $227,500 $79,748,500 11/23/84
119 Lust, Caution Focus $75,717 1 $75,700 $5,450,000 9/28/07
120 Raising Arizona Fox $75,539 1 $75,500 $47,623,400 3/13/87
121 Under the Volcano Uni. $75,193 1 $75,200 $6,201,800 6/15/84
122 Sarafina! BV $75,106 2 $150,200 $14,348,400 9/18/92
123 Philadelphia TriS $75,005 4 $300,000 $151,009,600 12/31/93
124 The Joy Luck Club BV $74,990 7 $524,900 $64,769,200 9/17/93
125 The Piano Mira. $74,519 4 $298,100 $78,577,000 11/12/93
126 The Kids Are All Right Focus $74,293 7 $520,000 $21,334,900 7/09/10
127 Annie Col. $74,243 14 $1,039,400 $158,173,800 6/11/82
128 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $74,206 2 $148,400 $30,965,400 12/10/04
129 New York Stories BV $73,962 12 $887,500 $22,096,300 3/03/89
130 Syriana WB $73,662 9 $663,000 $64,153,900 12/02/05
131 The Killing Fields WB $73,408 3 $220,200 $79,748,500 11/16/84
132 Talk to Her SPC $73,221 2 $146,400 $12,596,500 11/22/02
133 To Rome with Love SPC $72,539 5 $362,700 $17,455,700 6/22/12
134 1984 Gold. $72,518 1 $72,500 $19,360,300 12/14/84
135 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $72,514 54 $3,915,800 $91,375,600 1/07/00
136 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $72,073 1 $72,100 $2,373,800 8/24/12
137 Revolutionary Road ParV $71,856 3 $215,600 $26,006,800 12/26/08
138 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $71,712 4 $286,800 $20,816,100 3/29/13
139 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $71,273 3 $213,800 $44,390,600 5/07/93
140 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $71,192 4 $284,800 $22,385,300 11/13/09
141 This Is My Life Fox $71,131 2 $142,300 $5,738,600 2/21/92
142 Philadelphia TriS $70,590 4 $282,400 $151,009,600 12/24/93
143 A Handful of Dust NL $70,336 1 $70,300 $3,094,800 6/24/88
144 Grand Canyon Fox $70,324 2 $140,600 $65,284,500 1/03/92
145 Orlando SPC $70,232 3 $210,700 $10,471,900 6/11/93
146 Juno FoxS $70,038 7 $490,300 $163,642,400 12/07/07
147 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $69,915 3 $209,700 $21,972,800 9/24/04
148 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $69,831 2 $139,700 $6,661,500 8/03/01
149 Traffic USA $69,828 4 $279,300 $178,726,600 12/29/00
150 Ed Wood BV $69,768 2 $139,500 $11,479,100 9/30/94
151 Good Will Hunting Mira. $69,225 7 $484,600 $240,561,300 12/05/97
152 Babel ParV $69,208 7 $484,500 $41,789,500 10/27/06
153 Brazil Uni. $69,101 1 $69,100 $21,820,600 12/20/85
154 For the Boys Fox $69,060 2 $138,100 $34,575,100 11/22/91
155 The Last Emperor Col. $69,039 6 $414,200 $87,669,900 11/27/87
156 Nine Wein. $68,871 4 $275,500 $20,622,900 12/18/09
157 Philadelphia TriS $68,735 4 $274,900 $151,009,600 1/07/94
158 The Paper Uni. $68,439 5 $342,200 $75,698,200 3/18/94
159 The Grifters Mira. $68,431 2 $136,900 $26,030,200 12/07/90
160 A Passage to India Col. $68,385 3 $205,200 $62,474,000 12/14/84
161 Frost/Nixon Uni. $68,374 3 $205,100 $21,137,800 12/05/08
162 Sideways FoxS $67,930 4 $271,700 $91,742,700 10/22/04
163 Bugsy TriS $67,928 4 $271,700 $96,199,700 12/13/91
164 Black Hawk Down SonR $67,690 4 $270,800 $152,393,400 1/04/02
165 The Official Story ALM $67,555 1 $67,600 $67,600 11/08/85
166 Defiance ParV $67,469 2 $134,900 $32,514,700 1/02/09
167 127 Hours FoxS $67,370 4 $269,500 $18,655,700 11/05/10
168 A Soldier's Story Col. $67,269 6 $403,600 $52,558,500 9/21/84
169 Miami Rhapsody BV $66,905 2 $133,800 $9,782,400 1/27/95
170 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $66,877 19 $1,270,700 $97,530,900 5/06/94
171 Gothic Vest $66,828 1 $66,800 $1,909,700 4/10/87
172 Unzipped Mira. $66,768 2 $133,500 $5,386,700 8/04/95
173 Mystic River WB $66,623 13 $866,100 $120,378,400 10/10/03
174 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $66,550 1 $66,600 $3,178,900 4/16/93
175 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $66,328 16 $1,061,300 $36,045,300 1/03/97
176 The Killing Fields WB $66,141 3 $198,400 $79,748,500 11/30/84
177 The Freshman TriS $66,109 6 $396,700 $41,348,500 7/20/90
178 About Schmidt NL $66,015 6 $396,100 $87,962,800 12/13/02
179 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $65,945 7 $461,600 $74,494,400 7/28/06
180 To Die For Sony $65,831 11 $724,200 $39,877,900 9/29/95
181 The Commitments Fox $65,657 8 $525,300 $28,882,300 8/16/91
182 Black Hawk Down SonR $65,618 16 $1,049,900 $152,393,400 1/11/02
183 Amelie Mira. $65,502 3 $196,500 $47,150,500 11/02/01
184 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $65,429 5 $327,100 $30,850,000 3/17/06
185 Talk to Her SPC $65,384 2 $130,800 $12,596,500 11/29/02
186 Grand Canyon Fox $65,380 2 $130,800 $65,284,500 12/27/91
187 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $64,823 2 $129,600 $30,965,400 12/17/04
188 Black Hawk Down SonR $64,732 4 $258,900 $152,393,400 12/28/01
189 Bad Education SPC $64,469 3 $193,400 $6,687,000 11/19/04
190 One Hour Photo FoxS $64,428 7 $451,000 $44,322,000 8/23/02
191 In Good Company Uni. $64,314 3 $192,900 $58,243,900 12/31/04
192 Alice Orion $64,259 3 $192,800 $14,192,200 1/04/91
193 Mountains of the Moon TriS $64,239 2 $128,500 $7,729,600 2/23/90
194 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $64,178 4 $256,700 $5,967,800 8/26/83
195 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $64,137 54 $3,463,400 $91,375,600 12/31/99
196 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $64,069 5 $320,300 $96,909,800 12/28/12
197 Kundun BV $64,007 2 $128,000 $9,879,700 12/26/97
198 Eleni WB $63,995 1 $64,000 $700,500 11/01/85
199 Fool for Love Can. $63,864 2 $127,700 $1,844,900 12/06/85
200 Agnes of God Col. $63,579 8 $508,600 $58,835,700 9/13/85

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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