Top-Grossing Movies That Never Hit #1, the Top 5, or Top 10

Data as of Aug 9, 15:04 PDT
Rank Release Total Gross Top Rank Overall Rank Year Distributor
1Space Station 3D$93,383,953148422002IMAX
2Everest$87,178,599119071998MacGillivray Freeman Films
3Fantasia 2000$60,655,420111,4322000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
4T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous$53,354,743161,6661998IMAX
5Hubble$52,522,904171,6952010Warner Bros.
6Deep Sea$46,412,757161,9292006Warner Bros.
7The Artist$44,671,682112,0002012The Weinstein Company
8Mysteries of Egypt$40,593,486132,1821998IMAX
9Under the Sea 3D$36,262,926182,4292009Warner Bros.
10In the Bedroom$35,930,604122,4442002Miramax
11Shine$35,892,330112,4481997Fine Line Features
12The Favourite$34,366,783112,5422018Fox Searchlight Pictures
13The Reader$34,194,407122,5532009The Weinstein Company
14Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon$34,137,524182,5542005IMAX
15Jojo Rabbit$33,370,906112,6012019Fox Searchlight Pictures
16The Pianist$32,572,577112,6562003Focus Features
17Monster's Ball$31,273,922122,7512002Lionsgate
18The Great Debaters$30,236,407112,8232007-
19The Gods Must Be Crazy$30,031,783122,8461984Twentieth Century Fox
20I, Tonya$30,014,539122,8482018Neon
21Capote$28,750,530132,9132006Sony Pictures Classics
22Moonlight$27,854,932112,9622016A24
23Garden State$26,782,316113,0382004Fox Searchlight Pictures
24The Wrestler$26,238,243143,0772009Fox Searchlight Pictures
25Born to Be Wild$25,978,556183,0932011Warner Bros.
26Howards End$25,966,555123,0821992Sony Pictures Classics
27Beauty and the Beast
2000 IMAX Release
$25,487,190141802002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
28Boyhood$25,352,281113,1502014IFC Films
29Waking Ned Devine$24,792,251123,2021998Fox Searchlight Pictures
30Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure$23,746,066173,2692007National Geographic Entertainment
31Hotel Rwanda$23,530,892143,2872005United Artists
32Match Point$23,151,529133,3152005DreamWorks Distribution
33Revolutionary Road$22,911,480123,3342009Paramount Vantage
34Much Ado About Nothing$22,549,338123,3601993The Samuel Goldwyn Company
35Adaptation.$22,498,520143,3682003Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
36The Postman$21,848,932133,4221995Miramax
37Like Water for Chocolate$21,665,468163,4411993Miramax
38NASCAR: The IMAX Experience$21,583,831113,4492004Warner Bros.
39Bowling for Columbine$21,576,018113,4512002United Artists
40The Way Way Back$21,506,546113,4572013Fox Searchlight Pictures
41Phantom Thread$21,198,205123,5002018Focus Features
42A Room with a View$20,966,644143,5311986Cinecom Pictures
43Whale Rider$20,779,666133,5472003Newmarket Films
44Sudden Death$20,350,171113,5861995Universal Pictures
45The Pledge$19,733,089113,6572001Warner Bros.
46The Producers$19,398,532123,6882005Universal Pictures
47Shaun the Sheep Movie$19,375,982113,6902015Lionsgate
48Mother$19,145,198113,7101997Paramount Pictures
49Bugs!$19,063,544223,7192003SK Films
50The Impossible$19,019,882143,7232013Lionsgate
51Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun$18,798,590433,7441997Sony Pictures Classics
52Becoming Jane$18,670,946113,7562007Miramax
53Michael Jordan to the Max$18,650,521143,7592000IMAX
54Galapagos$18,630,372323,7641999IMAX
55Frost/Nixon$18,622,031163,7662009Universal Pictures
56Quartet$18,390,117133,7852013The Weinstein Company
57Into the Wild$18,354,356133,7872007Paramount Vantage
58127 Hours$18,335,230113,7912011Fox Searchlight Pictures
59Call Me by Your Name$18,095,701143,8152018Sony Pictures Classics
60Nebraska$17,654,912133,8592014Paramount Pictures
61The Last King of Scotland$17,606,684173,8672006Fox Searchlight Pictures
62Free Solo$17,541,090123,8772018National Geographic Entertainment
63Notes on a Scandal$17,510,118133,8852007Fox Searchlight Pictures
64The Mission$17,218,023113,9281987Warner Bros.
65Johnny Dangerously$17,124,395113,9401984Twentieth Century Fox
66Ghosts of the Abyss$17,040,871133,9512003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
67The Hurt Locker$17,017,811133,9542009Summit Entertainment
68Wild Safari - A South African Adventure$16,621,530274,0002005-
69Trainspotting$16,491,080134,0081996Miramax
7021 Grams$16,290,476144,0312003Focus Features
71Black Christmas$16,273,581134,0352006-
72Wolf Creek$16,188,180124,0432005-
73Across the Sea of Time$16,015,639934,0701995Sony Pictures Classics
74Far from Heaven$15,901,849114,0852002Focus Features
75Gorky Park$15,856,028114,0871983Orion Pictures
76The Kite Runner$15,800,078134,0902008Paramount Vantage
77The Bonfire of the Vanities$15,691,192114,1071990Warner Bros.
78The Lion King
2002 IMAX Release
$15,686,21516302002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
79A Beautiful Planet$15,650,615254,1112016IMAX
80Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man$15,627,434194,1142000Sony Pictures Classics
81Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure$15,553,324224,1232001-
82The Ghost Writer$15,541,549114,1282010Summit Entertainment
83All the Pretty Horses$15,540,353124,1292000Miramax
84In America$15,539,656154,1302003Fox Searchlight Pictures
85The Madness of King George$15,238,689114,1651994The Samuel Goldwyn Company
86Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo$15,101,131124,1821984TriStar Pictures
87Wings of Courage$15,054,636644,1901995Sony Pictures Classics
88If Beale Street Could Talk$14,915,773124,2132019Annapurna Pictures
89Last Chance Harvey$14,889,042134,2192009Overture Films
90Room$14,677,654144,2492016A24
91The Secret of NIMH$14,665,733134,2521982Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
92My Week with Marilyn$14,600,347124,2572011The Weinstein Company
93To the Arctic 3D$14,560,838184,2642012Warner Bros.
94School Daze$14,545,844114,2681988Columbia Pictures
95Big Eyes$14,482,031144,2772014The Weinstein Company
96America: Imagine the World Without Her$14,444,502114,2842014Lionsgate
97The Mosquito Coast$14,302,779114,3051986Warner Bros.
98Diner$14,099,953154,3361982Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
99Virus$14,036,005114,3471999Universal Pictures
100Stand and Deliver$13,994,920134,3581988Warner Bros.
101Jackie$13,960,394144,3622016Fox Searchlight Pictures
102Monsoon Wedding$13,885,966164,3682002USA Films
103Y tu mamá también$13,839,658134,3752002IFC Films
104Fly Me to the Moon 3D$13,816,982124,3782008Summit Entertainment
105Letters from Iwo Jima$13,756,082144,3822007Warner Bros.
106Broken Flowers$13,744,960124,3852005Focus Features
107The Wings of the Dove$13,692,848134,3921997Miramax
108Nixon$13,681,765134,3951996Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
109Haunted Castle$13,651,656304,4022001-
110The Namesake$13,569,248124,4122007Fox Searchlight Pictures
111Eighth Grade$13,539,709124,4172018A24
112Africa's Elephant Kingdom$13,485,455314,4191998IMAX
113De-Lovely$13,456,633134,4202004United Artists
114Secrets & Lies$13,417,292174,4251996October Films
115Solarmax$13,400,161564,4292000-
116Bullets Over Broadway$13,383,747114,4331994Miramax
117The Tree of Life$13,303,319114,4432011Fox Searchlight Pictures
118Inside Llewyn Davis$13,235,319124,4602014CBS Films
119Enchanted April$13,200,170114,4621992Miramax
120Whiplash$13,092,000164,4762014Sony Pictures Classics
12125th Hour$13,084,595114,4802002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
122How to Eat Fried Worms$13,040,527124,4852006New Line Cinema
123House of Sand and Fog$13,040,288134,4862003DreamWorks Distribution
124To Be or Not to Be$13,030,214134,4871983Twentieth Century Fox
125I'm Gonna Git You Sucka$13,030,057124,4881988United Artists
126The Quiet American$12,988,801174,4972002Miramax
127Volver$12,899,867194,5062007Sony Pictures Classics
128Anna Karenina$12,816,367124,5162012Focus Features
129Rachel Getting Married$12,796,841144,5202008Sony Pictures Classics
130Beasts of the Southern Wild$12,795,746124,5212012Fox Searchlight Pictures
131The Founder$12,786,053114,5232017The Weinstein Company
132Carol$12,711,491154,5322016The Weinstein Company
133Bon Cop Bad Cop$12,665,721154,5362006Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm
134An Education$12,574,914144,5502010Sony Pictures Classics
135Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away$12,512,862114,5622012Paramount Pictures
136Extreme$12,475,172264,5691999IMAX
137People Like Us$12,434,778114,5742012Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
138Lone Star$12,408,986124,5781996Sony Pictures Classics
139Dangal$12,391,761114,5832016UTV Motion Pictures
140Three Identical Strangers$12,320,845134,5892018Neon
141Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day$12,313,694114,5912008Focus Features
142Little Big League$12,267,790114,6011994Columbia Pictures
143Barney's Great Adventure$12,218,638114,6091998PolyGram
144Saving Grace$12,178,602154,6152000Fine Line Features
145Foxcatcher$12,096,300134,6222015Sony Pictures Classics
146The Gift$12,008,642134,6352001Paramount Classics
147Cinema Paradiso$11,990,401114,5801990Miramax
148Deathstalker$11,919,250124,6491983New World Pictures
149The Darjeeling Limited$11,902,715134,6512007Fox Searchlight Pictures
150Glee: The 3D Concert Movie$11,862,398114,6552011Twentieth Century Fox
151Bloodsport$11,806,119164,6621988Cannon Film Distributors
152Strictly Ballroom$11,738,022134,6691993Miramax
153Girl with a Pearl Earring$11,670,971184,6782003Lionsgate
154Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog$11,642,946114,6811995Twentieth Century Fox
155So I Married an Axe Murderer$11,585,483124,6881993TriStar Pictures
156Pump Up the Volume$11,541,758124,6961990New Line Cinema
157Boys Don't Cry$11,540,607164,6971999Fox Searchlight Pictures
158The Conspirator$11,538,204114,6992011Roadside Attractions
159No manches Frida$11,528,613114,7052016Pantelion Films
160The Shipping News$11,434,216164,7192001Miramax
161Balto$11,348,324154,7281995Universal Pictures
162Manhattan Murder Mystery$11,330,911134,7311993TriStar Pictures
163Antitrust$11,328,094164,7332001Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
164Casanova$11,304,403124,7352006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
165Ready to Wear$11,300,653144,7371994Miramax
166The Lives of Others$11,286,112154,7392007Sony Pictures Classics
167Island of Lemurs: Madagascar$11,272,213254,7442014Warner Bros.
168Brotherhood of the Wolf$11,260,096164,7462002Universal Pictures
169CyberWorld$11,253,900184,7472000IMAX
170Jane Eyre$11,242,660134,7492011Focus Features
171The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert$11,220,670144,7511994Gramercy Pictures (I)
172V.I. Warshawski$11,128,309114,7601991Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
173The Danish Girl$11,114,018134,7622016Focus Features
174Café Society$11,103,205124,7652016Lionsgate
175Big Trouble in Little China$11,100,000124,7661986Twentieth Century Fox
176House of Flying Daggers$11,050,094154,7732005Sony Pictures Classics
177Mrs. Henderson Presents$11,036,366174,7742005The Weinstein Company
178The Young Victoria$11,001,272154,7792009Apparition
179Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk$10,994,028254,7852002Giant Screen Films
180What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?$10,942,306174,7912004-
181The Polar Express
2005 IMAX Release
$10,900,597122462005Warner Bros.
182The End of the Affair$10,827,816164,8042000Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
183Dracula: Dead and Loving It$10,772,144164,8091995Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
184Gettysburg$10,769,960134,8101993New Line Cinema
185Winged Migration
2003 Re-release
$10,764,402174,6742003Sony Pictures Classics
186Avatar
2010 Special Edition
$10,741,4861142010Twentieth Century Fox
187Belle$10,726,630114,8172014Fox Searchlight Pictures
188Deconstructing Harry$10,686,841144,8251997Fine Line Features
189Island of the Sharks$10,658,505324,8321999IMAX
190The Purple Rose of Cairo$10,631,333134,8351985Orion Pictures
191The House on Sorority Row$10,604,986144,8421983-
192Drop Dead Gorgeous$10,571,408114,8481999New Line Cinema
193Magic in the Moonlight$10,539,326134,8542014Sony Pictures Classics
194Scoop$10,525,717134,8572006Focus Features
195Narc$10,465,659124,8682003Paramount Pictures
196The Brothers McMullen$10,426,506154,8751995Fox Searchlight Pictures
197Roving Mars$10,407,978284,8802006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
198Live by Night$10,378,555114,8862017Warner Bros.
199U2$10,363,341194,8892008National Geographic Entertainment
200La Vie en Rose$10,301,706124,8992007Picturehouse