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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 $1,541,201 2 $3,082,400 $605,949,900 6/17/94
2 Pocahontas BV $836,799 6 $5,020,800 $264,282,200 6/16/95
3 Hercules BV $753,711 2 $1,507,400 $175,335,600 6/20/97
4 A Bug's Life BV $504,030 1 $504,000 $277,180,300 11/20/98
5 Toy Story 2 BV $479,788 1 $479,800 $388,432,600 11/19/99
6 Hercules BV $441,500 1 $441,500 $175,335,600 6/13/97
7 The Princess and the Frog BV $419,439 2 $838,900 $110,103,100 11/27/09
8 The Princess and the Frog BV $398,910 2 $797,800 $110,103,100 12/04/09
9 Frozen BV $236,686 1 $236,700 $398,212,300 11/22/13
10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $236,004 2 $472,000 $120,589,900 6/08/01
11 Anastasia Fox $213,245 1 $213,200 $102,864,100 11/14/97
12 Red State SMod $210,986 1 $211,000 $1,134,800 3/04/11
13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $206,868 4 $827,500 $58,295,000 3/07/14
14 Brother Bear BV $196,563 2 $393,100 $114,768,100 10/24/03
15 Aladdin BV $192,399 2 $384,800 $425,831,900 11/13/92
16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $187,537 2 $375,100 $98,073,600 10/15/93
17 Evita BV $179,195 2 $358,400 $88,546,100 12/27/96
18 Aladdin BV $170,003 2 $340,000 $425,831,900 11/20/92
19 Dreamgirls P/DW $156,593 3 $469,800 $123,361,400 12/15/06
20 Beauty and the Beast BV $156,369 2 $312,700 $283,921,600 11/15/91
21 The Master Wein. $153,698 5 $768,500 $16,760,800 9/14/12
22 Edward Scissorhands Fox $153,207 2 $306,400 $108,544,300 12/07/90
23 Brokeback Mountain Focus $138,692 5 $693,500 $103,226,600 12/09/05
24 Moulin Rouge! Fox $138,512 2 $277,000 $82,314,800 5/25/01
25 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $130,749 4 $523,000 $46,909,800 5/25/12
26 Victor/Victoria MGM $128,550 3 $385,700 $77,928,400 3/19/82
27 The Crucible Fox $128,377 1 $128,400 $13,075,800 12/06/96
28 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $128,003 1 $128,000 $37,480,200 7/26/85
29 Bulworth Fox $122,766 2 $245,500 $45,929,400 5/15/98
30 On Golden Pond Uni. $122,496 2 $245,000 $329,544,800 1/01/82
31 The Imitation Game Wein. $120,431 4 $481,700 $3,171,200 11/28/14
32 Moulin Rouge! Fox $120,179 2 $240,400 $82,314,800 5/18/01
33 American Hustle Sony $120,010 6 $720,100 $151,198,500 12/13/13
34 Victor/Victoria MGM $119,574 3 $358,700 $77,928,400 3/26/82
35 The Crucible Fox $115,728 1 $115,700 $13,075,800 11/29/96
36 There Will Be Blood ParV $112,559 2 $225,100 $45,494,500 12/28/07
37 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $110,996 18 $1,997,900 $50,526,200 11/06/09
38 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $109,227 4 $436,900 $244,874,100 1/01/88
39 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $108,072 8 $864,600 $71,823,500 12/09/05
40 Everest (IMAX) MFF $107,916 10 $1,079,200 $134,603,300 3/13/98
41 Birdman FoxS $106,624 4 $426,500 $22,314,300 10/17/14
42 Blue Jasmine SPC $105,654 6 $633,900 $34,405,200 7/26/13
43 The Joy Luck Club BV $103,958 3 $311,900 $64,530,700 9/10/93
44 After Hours WB $103,925 1 $103,900 $24,267,000 9/13/85
45 Howards End SPC $102,856 1 $102,900 $50,888,300 3/13/92
46 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $102,639 5 $513,200 $24,938,900 10/11/02
47 Maurice Cinc $102,337 1 $102,300 $5,063,700 9/18/87
48 The Blair Witch Project Art. $101,997 31 $3,162,000 $224,641,200 7/23/99
49 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $100,881 4 $403,500 $244,874,100 12/25/87
50 Annie Col. $100,735 14 $1,410,300 $157,591,500 5/21/82
51 Midnight in Paris SPC $100,577 6 $603,500 $57,672,900 5/20/11
52 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $98,561 4 $394,200 $13,340,800 12/06/13
53 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $98,343 5 $491,700 $67,593,800 9/16/05
54 The Thin Red Line Fox $97,831 5 $489,200 $58,269,200 12/25/98
55 Howards End SPC $96,438 1 $96,400 $50,888,300 3/20/92
56 The Mission WB $96,409 1 $96,400 $35,907,700 11/07/86
57 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $95,510 4 $382,000 $16,709,100 10/01/04
58 Howards End SPC $95,509 1 $95,500 $50,888,300 3/27/92
59 Syriana WB $94,881 5 $474,400 $63,917,800 11/25/05
60 On Golden Pond Uni. $94,692 3 $284,100 $329,544,800 1/08/82
61 Dreamgirls P/DW $94,067 3 $282,200 $123,361,400 12/22/06
62 A Room with a View Cinc $94,048 1 $94,000 $43,550,400 3/07/86
63 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $94,043 1 $94,000 $4,847,000 3/18/05
64 The Tree of Life FoxS $93,924 4 $375,700 $13,507,000 5/27/11
65 The Verdict Fox $92,966 3 $278,900 $141,289,600 12/10/82
66 Guiana 1838 RBC $92,720 1 $92,700 $295,300 9/24/04
67 Crossing Delancey WB $92,285 1 $92,300 $32,129,200 8/26/88
68 On Golden Pond Uni. $90,952 3 $272,900 $329,544,800 1/15/82
69 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $90,887 4 $363,600 $244,874,100 1/08/88
70 Wish You Were Here Atl $90,568 1 $90,600 $6,819,600 7/24/87
71 Gandhi Col. $90,557 4 $362,200 $136,076,500 12/10/82
72 Howards End SPC $90,224 1 $90,200 $50,888,300 4/03/92
73 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $90,222 1 $90,200 $26,495,900 1/21/83
74 The King's Speech Wein. $90,083 4 $360,300 $139,640,600 11/26/10
75 Spring Breakers A24 $89,654 3 $269,000 $14,078,100 3/15/13
76 Metropolitan NL $89,575 1 $89,600 $5,640,200 8/03/90
77 The Blair Witch Project Art. $89,515 27 $2,416,900 $224,641,200 7/16/99
78 Green Card BV $89,225 2 $178,500 $57,645,900 1/04/91
79 The Mission WB $88,348 1 $88,300 $35,907,700 10/31/86
80 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $88,073 9 $792,700 $16,543,400 8/12/88
81 Platoon Orion $87,941 6 $527,600 $287,740,300 12/19/86
82 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $87,190 4 $348,800 $29,933,900 5/26/06
83 Dead Poets Society BV $87,044 8 $696,300 $196,066,500 6/02/89
84 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $86,989 3 $261,000 $24,317,300 3/01/85
85 Lincoln BV $86,592 11 $952,500 $184,598,400 11/09/12
86 American Beauty DW $86,067 16 $1,377,100 $202,472,600 9/17/99
87 The Thin Red Line Fox $85,775 7 $600,400 $58,269,200 1/01/99
88 Evita BV $85,610 22 $1,883,500 $88,546,100 1/03/97
89 Howards End SPC $85,223 1 $85,200 $50,888,300 4/10/92
90 Night and the City Fox $84,205 1 $84,200 $12,136,500 10/16/92
91 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $84,155 5 $420,800 $96,553,100 12/21/12
92 Up in the Air Par. $84,041 15 $1,260,600 $87,151,600 12/04/09
93 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $83,601 2 $167,200 $25,999,000 10/21/94
94 Red State SMod $83,008 1 $83,000 $1,134,800 4/08/11
95 The Killing Fields WB $82,041 1 $82,000 $79,455,000 11/09/84
96 Dances with Wolves Orion $82,029 14 $1,148,400 $354,838,300 11/09/90
97 Annie Col. $81,808 14 $1,145,300 $157,591,500 6/04/82
98 Sicko LGF $81,399 1 $81,400 $28,963,000 6/22/07
99 Black Swan FoxS $81,314 18 $1,463,600 $109,739,600 12/03/10
100 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $80,634 3 $241,900 $17,264,600 12/06/96
101 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $80,517 4 $322,100 $24,793,100 12/09/11
102 The Mosquito Coast WB $80,480 3 $241,400 $30,048,600 11/28/86
103 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $80,251 1 $80,300 $3,436,400 4/17/87
104 Kids Mira. $79,994 2 $160,000 $13,836,100 7/21/95
105 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $79,758 4 $319,000 $50,605,100 8/04/89
106 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $79,629 2 $159,300 $14,035,400 9/28/07
107 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $79,473 5 $397,400 $73,299,600 12/14/01
108 Punchline Col. $79,392 4 $317,600 $41,573,400 9/30/88
109 Boyhood IFC $77,908 5 $389,500 $24,251,900 7/11/14
110 The Killing Fields WB $77,771 1 $77,800 $79,455,000 11/02/84
111 Dances with Wolves Orion $77,482 14 $1,084,700 $354,838,300 11/16/90
112 Mask Uni. $77,481 4 $309,900 $110,318,000 3/08/85
113 The Aristocrats Think $77,208 4 $308,800 $8,078,300 7/29/05
114 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $76,850 1 $76,900 $6,059,300 11/13/92
115 Adaptation. Sony $76,763 7 $537,300 $30,451,600 12/06/02
116 The Fighter Par. $76,033 4 $304,100 $94,902,600 12/10/10
117 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $76,008 3 $228,000 $123,466,900 7/15/88
118 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $75,783 3 $227,400 $123,466,900 7/22/88
119 A Soldier's Story Col. $75,584 5 $377,900 $52,365,000 9/14/84
120 The Killing Fields WB $75,550 3 $226,600 $79,455,000 11/23/84
121 Lust, Caution Focus $75,438 1 $75,400 $5,429,900 9/28/07
122 Raising Arizona Fox $75,261 1 $75,300 $47,448,100 3/13/87
123 Under the Volcano Uni. $74,917 1 $74,900 $6,178,900 6/15/84
124 Sarafina! BV $74,829 2 $149,700 $14,295,600 9/18/92
125 Philadelphia TriS $74,729 4 $298,900 $150,453,700 12/31/93
126 The Joy Luck Club BV $74,714 7 $523,000 $64,530,700 9/17/93
127 The Piano Mira. $74,245 4 $297,000 $78,287,800 11/12/93
128 The Kids Are All Right Focus $74,019 7 $518,100 $21,256,400 7/09/10
129 Annie Col. $73,969 14 $1,035,600 $157,591,500 6/11/82
130 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $73,933 2 $147,900 $30,851,400 12/10/04
131 New York Stories BV $73,690 12 $884,300 $22,015,000 3/03/89
132 Syriana WB $73,390 9 $660,500 $63,917,800 12/02/05
133 The Killing Fields WB $73,138 3 $219,400 $79,455,000 11/16/84
134 Talk to Her SPC $72,951 2 $145,900 $12,550,200 11/22/02
135 To Rome with Love SPC $72,272 5 $361,400 $17,391,400 6/22/12
136 1984 Gold. $72,251 1 $72,300 $19,289,100 12/14/84
137 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $72,247 54 $3,901,400 $91,039,300 1/07/00
138 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $71,808 1 $71,800 $2,365,100 8/24/12
139 Revolutionary Road ParV $71,592 3 $214,800 $25,911,000 12/26/08
140 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $71,448 4 $285,800 $20,739,500 3/29/13
141 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $71,011 3 $213,000 $44,227,200 5/07/93
142 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $70,930 4 $283,700 $22,302,900 11/13/09
143 This Is My Life Fox $70,869 2 $141,700 $5,717,500 2/21/92
144 Philadelphia TriS $70,330 4 $281,300 $150,453,700 12/24/93
145 A Handful of Dust NL $70,077 1 $70,100 $3,083,400 6/24/88
146 Grand Canyon Fox $70,065 2 $140,100 $65,044,200 1/03/92
147 Orlando SPC $69,973 3 $209,900 $10,433,300 6/11/93
148 Juno FoxS $69,780 7 $488,500 $163,040,000 12/07/07
149 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $69,658 3 $209,000 $21,892,000 9/24/04
150 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $69,574 2 $139,100 $6,637,000 8/03/01
151 Traffic USA $69,571 4 $278,300 $178,068,700 12/29/00
152 Ed Wood BV $69,511 2 $139,000 $11,436,900 9/30/94
153 Good Will Hunting Mira. $68,970 7 $482,800 $239,675,800 12/05/97
154 Babel ParV $68,953 7 $482,700 $41,635,700 10/27/06
155 Brazil Uni. $68,846 1 $68,800 $21,740,300 12/20/85
156 For the Boys Fox $68,806 2 $137,600 $34,447,900 11/22/91
157 The Last Emperor Col. $68,785 6 $412,700 $87,347,100 11/27/87
158 Nine Wein. $68,618 4 $274,500 $20,547,000 12/18/09
159 Philadelphia TriS $68,482 4 $273,900 $150,453,700 1/07/94
160 The Paper Uni. $68,187 5 $340,900 $75,419,500 3/18/94
161 The Grifters Mira. $68,179 2 $136,400 $25,934,400 12/07/90
162 A Passage to India Col. $68,133 3 $204,400 $62,244,000 12/14/84
163 Frost/Nixon Uni. $68,122 3 $204,400 $21,060,000 12/05/08
164 Sideways FoxS $67,680 4 $270,700 $91,405,000 10/22/04
165 Bugsy TriS $67,678 4 $270,700 $95,845,600 12/13/91
166 Black Hawk Down SonR $67,441 4 $269,800 $151,832,500 1/04/02
167 The Official Story ALM $67,307 1 $67,300 $67,300 11/08/85
168 Defiance ParV $67,221 2 $134,400 $32,395,000 1/02/09
169 127 Hours FoxS $67,122 4 $268,500 $18,587,000 11/05/10
170 A Soldier's Story Col. $67,021 6 $402,100 $52,365,000 9/21/84
171 Miami Rhapsody BV $66,659 2 $133,300 $9,746,400 1/27/95
172 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $66,631 19 $1,266,000 $97,171,800 5/06/94
173 Gothic Vest $66,582 1 $66,600 $1,902,600 4/10/87
174 Unzipped Mira. $66,522 2 $133,000 $5,366,800 8/04/95
175 Mystic River WB $66,378 13 $862,900 $119,935,200 10/10/03
176 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $66,305 1 $66,300 $3,167,200 4/16/93
177 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $66,083 16 $1,057,400 $35,912,700 1/03/97
178 Inherent Vice WB $65,962 5 $329,800 n/a 12/12/14
179 The Killing Fields WB $65,898 3 $197,700 $79,455,000 11/30/84
180 The Freshman TriS $65,866 6 $395,200 $41,196,300 7/20/90
181 About Schmidt NL $65,772 6 $394,600 $87,639,000 12/13/02
182 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $65,703 7 $459,900 $74,220,200 7/28/06
183 To Die For Sony $65,589 11 $721,500 $39,731,100 9/29/95
184 The Commitments Fox $65,415 8 $523,300 $28,776,000 8/16/91
185 Black Hawk Down SonR $65,376 16 $1,046,000 $151,832,500 1/11/02
186 Amelie Mira. $65,261 3 $195,800 $46,976,900 11/02/01
187 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $65,188 5 $325,900 $30,736,400 3/17/06
188 Talk to Her SPC $65,143 2 $130,300 $12,550,200 11/29/02
189 Grand Canyon Fox $65,139 2 $130,300 $65,044,200 12/27/91
190 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $64,585 2 $129,200 $30,851,400 12/17/04
191 Black Hawk Down SonR $64,494 4 $258,000 $151,832,500 12/28/01
192 Bad Education SPC $64,232 3 $192,700 $6,662,400 11/19/04
193 One Hour Photo FoxS $64,191 7 $449,300 $44,158,900 8/23/02
194 In Good Company Uni. $64,077 3 $192,200 $58,029,500 12/31/04
195 Alice Orion $64,023 3 $192,100 $14,140,000 1/04/91
196 Mountains of the Moon TriS $64,002 2 $128,000 $7,701,100 2/23/90
197 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $63,942 4 $255,800 $5,945,800 8/26/83
198 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $63,901 54 $3,450,700 $91,039,300 12/31/99
199 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $63,833 5 $319,200 $96,553,100 12/28/12
200 Kundun BV $63,771 2 $127,500 $9,843,400 12/26/97

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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