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Genres

Drama - Summer

Serious Dramas that Debuted in the Summer
1982-Present



Rows: #1-100, #101-124
RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 Forrest Gump Par. $329,694,499 2,365 $24,450,602 1,595 7/6/94
2 Saving Private Ryan DW $216,540,909 2,807 $30,576,104 2,463 7/24/98
3 Pearl Harbor BV $198,542,554 3,255 $59,078,912 3,214 5/25/01
4 Gladiator DW $187,705,427 3,188 $34,819,017 2,938 5/5/00
5 The Perfect Storm WB $182,618,434 3,407 $41,325,042 3,407 6/30/00
6 Apollo 13 Uni. $173,837,933 2,347 $25,353,380 2,197 6/30/95
7 The Help BV $169,708,112 3,014 $26,044,590 2,534 8/10/11
8 The Great Gatsby (2013) WB $144,840,419 3,550 $50,085,185 3,535 5/10/13
9 The Truman Show Par. $125,618,201 2,911 $31,542,121 2,315 6/5/98
10 Inglourious Basterds Wein. $120,540,719 3,358 $38,054,676 3,165 8/21/09
11 Seabiscuit Uni. $120,277,854 2,573 $20,854,735 1,989 7/25/03
12 Lee Daniels' The Butler Wein. $116,632,095 3,330 $24,637,312 2,933 8/16/13
13 The Patriot Sony $113,330,342 3,061 $22,413,710 3,061 6/28/00
14 A Time to Kill WB $108,766,007 2,313 $14,823,159 2,123 7/26/96
15 A League of Their Own Sony $107,533,928 2,084 $13,739,456 1,782 7/1/92
16 Phenomenon BV $104,636,382 2,139 $16,158,901 1,637 7/5/96
17 Road to Perdition DW $104,454,762 2,332 $22,079,481 1,797 7/12/02
18 Unforgiven WB $101,157,447 2,087 $15,018,007 2,071 8/7/92
19 Contact WB $100,920,329 2,314 $20,584,908 1,923 7/11/97
20 Public Enemies Uni. $97,104,620 3,336 $25,271,675 3,334 7/1/09
21 Dead Poets Society BV $95,860,116 1,109 $340,456 8 6/2/89
22 The Notebook NL $81,001,787 2,323 $13,464,745 2,303 6/25/04
23 A.I. Artificial Intelligence WB $78,616,689 3,242 $29,352,630 3,242 6/29/01
24 The Terminal DW $77,872,883 2,914 $19,053,199 2,811 6/18/04
25 The Untouchables Par. $76,270,454 1,501 $10,023,094 1,012 6/5/87
26 Braveheart Par. $75,609,945 2,037 $9,938,276 2,035 5/24/95
27 The Horse Whisperer BV $75,383,563 2,362 $13,685,488 2,039 5/15/98
28 The Bridges of Madison County WB $71,516,617 1,986 $10,519,257 1,805 6/2/95
29 World Trade Center Par. $70,278,893 3,021 $18,730,762 2,957 8/9/06
30 Field of Dreams Uni. $64,431,625 1,100 $531,346 22 4/21/89
31 The Time Traveler's Wife WB (NL) $63,414,846 2,988 $18,623,171 2,988 8/14/09
32 Cinderella Man Uni. $61,649,911 2,820 $18,320,205 2,812 6/3/05
33 Courage Under Fire Fox $59,031,057 2,001 $12,501,586 1,986 7/12/96
34 Far and Away Uni. $58,883,840 1,885 $10,194,520 1,583 5/22/92
35 Open Range BV $58,331,254 2,268 $14,047,781 2,075 8/15/03
36 Boyz N the Hood Col. $57,504,069 931 $10,023,462 829 7/12/91
37 Eyes Wide Shut WB $55,691,208 2,483 $21,706,163 2,411 7/16/99
38 Crash Lions $54,580,300 1,905 $9,107,071 1,864 5/6/05
39 La Bamba Col. $54,215,416 1,251 $5,651,990 1,251 7/24/87
40 The Lake House WB $52,330,111 2,645 $13,616,196 2,645 6/16/06
41 Stand by Me Col. $52,287,414 848 $242,795 16 8/8/86
42 Breakdown Par. $50,159,144 2,348 $12,307,128 2,108 5/2/97
43 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $50,021,959 1,511 $651,700 19 4/29/94
44 A Walk in the Clouds Fox $50,008,143 1,755 $9,526,010 1,534 8/11/95
45 My Sister's Keeper WB $49,200,230 2,606 $12,442,212 2,606 6/26/09
46 G.I. Jane BV $48,169,156 2,043 $11,094,241 1,945 8/22/97
47 The Natural TriS $47,951,979 1,012 $5,088,381 989 5/11/84
48 Kingdom of Heaven Fox $47,398,413 3,219 $19,635,996 3,216 5/6/05
49 Full Metal Jacket WB $46,357,676 1,075 $2,217,307 215 6/26/87
50 Thelma and Louise MGM $45,360,915 1,180 $6,101,297 1,179 5/24/91
51 Cop Land Mira. $44,862,187 2,233 $13,510,482 2,233 8/15/97
52 Regarding Henry Par. $43,001,500 1,090 $6,146,782 800 7/12/91
53 Pale Rider WB $41,410,568 1,710 $9,119,111 1,710 6/28/85
54 Windtalkers MGM $40,914,068 2,898 $14,520,412 2,898 6/14/02
55 What's Love Got to Do with It BV $39,100,956 1,100 $1,222,718 58 6/11/93
56 The Doctor BV $38,120,905 958 $165,392 6 7/26/91
57 St. Elmo's Fire Col. $37,803,872 1,207 $6,128,157 1,204 6/28/85
58 Autumn in New York MGM $37,761,915 2,282 $10,987,006 2,255 8/11/00
59 K-19: The Widowmaker Par. $35,168,966 2,830 $12,778,459 2,828 7/19/02
60 Instinct BV $34,105,207 2,129 $10,390,387 2,059 6/4/99
61 Dying Young Fox $33,669,178 1,552 $9,725,885 1,552 6/21/91
62 Nothing in Common TriS $32,324,557 980 $3,279,650 618 8/1/86
63 Silverado Col. $32,192,570 1,190 $3,522,897 1,168 7/12/85
64 Charlie St. Cloud Uni. $31,162,545 2,725 $12,381,585 2,718 7/30/10
65 The World According to Garp WB $29,712,172 560 $2,902,088 357 7/23/82
66 Baby Boy Sony $28,734,552 1,533 $8,606,403 1,533 6/27/01
67 Menace II Society NL $27,912,072 581 $3,816,393 464 5/28/93
68 Do the Right Thing Uni. $27,545,445 534 $3,563,535 353 6/30/89
69 Poetic Justice Col. $27,515,786 1,285 $11,728,455 1,273 7/23/93
70 Captain Corelli's Mandolin Uni. $25,543,895 1,612 $7,209,345 1,595 8/17/01
71 Wyatt Earp WB $25,052,000 1,859 $7,543,504 1,859 6/24/94
72 The Man Without a Face WB $24,760,338 1,332 $4,026,775 865 8/27/93
73 Angel Eyes WB $24,174,218 2,407 $9,225,575 2,375 5/18/01
74 He Got Game BV $21,567,853 1,414 $7,610,663 1,319 5/1/98
75 Whale Rider NM $20,779,666 556 $137,418 9 6/6/03
76 Corrina, Corrina NL $20,164,171 972 $3,811,258 698 8/12/94
77 Tucker: The Man and His Dream Par. $19,652,638 720 $3,709,562 720 8/12/88
78 Georgia Rule Uni. $19,103,072 2,531 $6,773,870 2,523 5/11/07
79 Casualties of War Col. $18,671,317 1,487 $5,201,261 1,487 8/18/89
80 Becoming Jane Mira. $18,670,946 1,210 $972,066 100 8/3/07
81 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling Col. $18,034,150 1,203 $4,879,107 1,203 5/2/86
82 Center Stage Sony $17,200,925 1,506 $4,604,621 1,506 5/12/00
83 The Hurt Locker Sum. $17,017,811 535 $145,352 4 6/26/09
84 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $16,153,593 572 $4,387,360 544 8/3/90
85 Fruitvale Station Wein. $16,101,339 1,086 $386,291 7 7/12/13
86 One Day Focus $13,843,771 1,725 $5,079,566 1,719 8/19/11
87 Hamburger Hill Par. $13,839,404 814 $3,360,705 814 8/28/87
88 Great Balls of Fire! Orion $13,741,060 1,417 $3,807,986 1,417 6/30/89
89 The Tree of Life FoxS $13,303,319 237 $372,920 4 5/27/11
90 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $12,795,746 318 $169,702 4 6/27/12
91 Undisputed Mira. $12,764,657 1,117 $4,548,750 1,102 8/23/02
92 Evening Focus $12,492,481 979 $3,501,971 977 6/29/07
93 People Like Us BV $12,434,778 2,055 $4,255,423 2,055 6/29/12
94 Pump Up the Volume NL $11,541,758 821 $1,601,489 799 8/24/90
95 The Great Raid Mira. $10,167,373 920 $3,376,009 819 8/12/05
96 The Two Jakes Par. $10,005,969 1,206 $3,729,149 1,206 8/10/90
97 Night Falls on Manhattan Par. $9,889,670 758 $2,933,255 758 5/16/97
98 Mrs. Brown Mira. $9,229,808 432 $76,268 6 7/18/97
99 A Mighty Heart ParV $9,176,787 1,355 $3,948,863 1,355 6/22/07
100 Clean and Sober WB $8,674,093 675 $2,205,628 673 8/12/88
TOTAL (All Movies):$6,040,900,106----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$48,716,9361,621$9,563,2481,431-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$5,818,400,005----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$55,413,3331,848$12,195,1911,821-
Rows: #1-100, #101-124


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Million Dollar Arm BV 5/16/14
The Fault in our Stars Fox 6/6/14
The Hundred-Foot Journey BV 8/8/14