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

Data as of Jul 22, 2:59 PDT
Rank Release Total Gross Top Rank Overall Rank Year Distributor
1Space Station 3D$93,383,953148862002IMAX
2Everest$87,178,599119591998MacGillivray Freeman Films
3Fantasia 2000$60,655,420111,5032000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
4T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous$53,354,743161,7411998IMAX
5Hubble$52,522,904171,7712010Warner Bros.
6Deep Sea$46,412,757162,0132006Warner Bros.
7The Artist$44,671,682112,0862012The Weinstein Company
8Mysteries of Egypt$40,593,486132,2741998IMAX
9Under the Sea 3D$36,262,926182,5252009Warner Bros.
10In the Bedroom$35,930,604122,5402002Miramax
11Shine$35,892,330112,5441997Fine Line Features
12The Favourite$34,366,783112,6432018-
13The Reader$34,194,407122,6542009The Weinstein Company
14Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon$34,137,524182,6552005IMAX
15Jojo Rabbit$33,370,906112,7052019-
16The Pianist$32,572,577112,7552003Focus Features
17Monster's Ball$31,273,922122,8582002Lionsgate Films
18The Great Debaters$30,236,407112,9302007-
19The Gods Must Be Crazy$30,031,783122,9531984Twentieth Century Fox
20I, Tonya$30,014,539122,9552018Neon
21Capote$28,750,530133,0192006Sony Pictures Classics
22Moonlight$27,854,932113,0722016A24
23Garden State$26,782,316113,1482004-
24The Wrestler$26,238,243143,1872009-
25Born to Be Wild$25,978,556183,2042011Warner Bros.
26Howards End$25,966,555123,1921992Sony Pictures Classics
27Beauty and the Beast
2000 IMAX Release
$25,487,190141912002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
28Boyhood$25,352,281113,2622014IFC Films
29Waking Ned Devine$24,792,251123,3171998-
30Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure$23,746,066173,3852007National Geographic Entertainment
31Hotel Rwanda$23,530,892143,4042005United Artists
32Match Point$23,151,529133,4322005DreamWorks Distribution
33Revolutionary Road$22,911,480123,4512009Paramount Vantage
34Much Ado About Nothing$22,549,338123,4781993The Samuel Goldwyn Company
35Adaptation.$22,498,520143,4862003Sony Pictures Releasing
36The Postman$21,848,932133,5391995Miramax
37Like Water for Chocolate$21,665,468163,5581993Miramax
38NASCAR: The IMAX Experience$21,583,831113,5662004Warner Bros.
39Bowling for Columbine$21,576,018113,5682002United Artists
40The Way Way Back$21,506,546113,5742013-
41Phantom Thread$21,198,205123,6182018Focus Features
42A Room with a View$20,966,644143,6511986Cinecom Pictures
43Whale Rider$20,779,666133,6672003Newmarket Films
44Sudden Death$20,350,171113,7101995Universal Pictures
45The Pledge$19,733,089113,7862001Warner Bros.
46The Producers$19,398,532123,8172005Universal Pictures
47Shaun the Sheep Movie$19,375,982113,8192015Lionsgate Films
48Mother$19,145,198113,8411997Paramount Pictures
49Bugs!$19,063,544223,8512003SK Films
50The Impossible$19,019,882143,8552013Lionsgate Films
51Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun$18,798,590433,8761997Sony Pictures Classics
52Becoming Jane$18,670,946113,8892007Miramax
53Michael Jordan to the Max$18,650,521143,8922000IMAX
54Galapagos$18,630,372323,8971999IMAX
55Frost/Nixon$18,622,031163,8992009Universal Pictures
56Quartet$18,390,117133,9192013The Weinstein Company
57Into the Wild$18,354,356133,9212007Paramount Vantage
58127 Hours$18,335,230113,9252011-
59Call Me by Your Name$18,095,701143,9482018Sony Pictures Classics
60Nebraska$17,654,912133,9952014Paramount Pictures
61The Last King of Scotland$17,606,684174,0032006-
62Free Solo$17,541,090124,0132018National Geographic Entertainment
63Notes on a Scandal$17,510,118134,0212007-
64The Mission$17,218,023114,0691987Warner Bros.
65Johnny Dangerously$17,124,395114,0811984Twentieth Century Fox
66Ghosts of the Abyss$17,040,871134,0922003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
67The Hurt Locker$17,017,811134,0952009Summit Entertainment
68Wild Safari - A South African Adventure$16,621,530274,1432005-
69Trainspotting$16,491,080134,1511996Miramax
7021 Grams$16,290,476144,1762003Focus Features
71Black Christmas$16,273,581134,1802006-
72Wolf Creek$16,188,180124,1882005-
73Across the Sea of Time$16,015,639934,2151995Sony Pictures Classics
74Far from Heaven$15,901,849114,2302002Focus Features
75Gorky Park$15,856,028114,2321983Orion Pictures
76The Kite Runner$15,800,078134,2352008Paramount Vantage
77The Bonfire of the Vanities$15,691,192114,2531990Warner Bros.
78The Lion King
2002 IMAX Release
$15,686,21516332002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
79A Beautiful Planet$15,650,615254,2582016IMAX
80Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man$15,627,434194,2612000Sony Pictures Classics
81Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure$15,553,324224,2702001-
82The Ghost Writer$15,541,549114,2752010Summit Entertainment
83All the Pretty Horses$15,540,353124,2762000Miramax
84In America$15,539,656154,2772003-
85The Madness of King George$15,238,689114,3131994The Samuel Goldwyn Company
86Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo$15,101,131124,3331984TriStar Pictures
87Wings of Courage$15,054,636644,3411995Sony Pictures Classics
88If Beale Street Could Talk$14,915,773124,3662019Annapurna Pictures
89Last Chance Harvey$14,889,042134,3722009Overture Films
90Room$14,677,654144,4022016A24
91The Secret of NIMH$14,665,733134,4051982Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
92My Week with Marilyn$14,600,347124,4102011The Weinstein Company
93To the Arctic 3D$14,560,838184,4172012Warner Bros.
94School Daze$14,545,844114,4211988Columbia Pictures
95Big Eyes$14,482,031144,4302014The Weinstein Company
96America: Imagine the World Without Her$14,444,502114,4372014Lionsgate Films
97The Mosquito Coast$14,302,779114,4581986Warner Bros.
98Diner$14,099,953154,4891982Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
99Virus$14,036,005114,5001999Universal Pictures
100Stand and Deliver$13,994,920134,5111988Warner Bros.
101Jackie$13,960,394144,5152016-
102Monsoon Wedding$13,885,966164,5232002USA Films
103And Your Mother Too$13,839,658134,5302002IFC Films
104Fly Me to the Moon 3D$13,816,982124,5332008Summit Entertainment
105Letters from Iwo Jima$13,756,082144,5372007Warner Bros.
106Broken Flowers$13,744,960124,5392005Focus Features
107The Wings of the Dove$13,692,848134,5461997Miramax
108Nixon$13,681,765134,5491996Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
109Haunted Castle$13,651,656304,5562001-
110The Namesake$13,569,248124,5672007-
111Eighth Grade$13,539,709124,5722018A24
112Africa's Elephant Kingdom$13,485,455314,5741998IMAX
113De-Lovely$13,456,633134,5752004United Artists
114Secrets & Lies$13,417,292174,5811996October Films
115Solarmax$13,400,161564,5852000-
116Bullets Over Broadway$13,383,747114,5891994Miramax
117The Tree of Life$13,303,319114,5992011-
118Inside Llewyn Davis$13,235,319124,6172014CBS Films
119Enchanted April$13,200,170114,6191992Miramax
120Whiplash$13,092,000164,6332014Sony Pictures Classics
12125th Hour$13,084,595114,6372002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
122How to Eat Fried Worms$13,040,527124,6422006New Line Cinema
123House of Sand and Fog$13,040,288134,6432003DreamWorks Distribution
124To Be or Not to Be$13,030,214134,6441983Twentieth Century Fox
125I'm Gonna Git You Sucka$13,030,057124,6451988United Artists
126The Quiet American$12,988,801174,6542002Miramax
127Volver$12,899,867194,6632007Sony Pictures Classics
128Anna Karenina$12,816,367124,6742012Focus Features
129Rachel Getting Married$12,796,841144,6782008Sony Pictures Classics
130Beasts of the Southern Wild$12,795,746124,6792012-
131The Founder$12,786,053114,6812017The Weinstein Company
132Carol$12,711,491154,6912016The Weinstein Company
133Bon Cop Bad Cop$12,665,721154,6952006Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm
134An Education$12,574,914144,7092010Sony Pictures Classics
135Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away$12,512,862114,7212012Paramount Pictures
136Extreme$12,475,172264,7281999IMAX
137People Like Us$12,434,778114,7332012Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
138Lone Star$12,408,986124,7371996Sony Pictures Classics
139Dangal$12,391,761114,7432016UTV Motion Pictures
140Three Identical Strangers$12,320,845134,7492018Neon
141Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day$12,313,694114,7512008Focus Features
142Little Big League$12,267,790114,7611994Columbia Pictures
143Barney's Great Adventure$12,218,638114,7691998PolyGram
144Saving Grace$12,178,602154,7752000Fine Line Features
145Foxcatcher$12,096,300134,7832015Sony Pictures Classics
146The Gift$12,008,642134,7982001Paramount Classics
147Cinema Paradiso$11,990,401114,7391990Miramax
148Deathstalker$11,919,250124,8121983New World Pictures
149The Darjeeling Limited$11,902,715134,8142007-
150Glee: The 3D Concert Movie$11,862,398114,8182011Twentieth Century Fox
151Bloodsport$11,806,119164,8251988Cannon Film Distributors
152Strictly Ballroom$11,738,022134,8321993Miramax
153Girl with a Pearl Earring$11,670,971184,8412003Lionsgate Films
154Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog$11,642,946114,8441995Twentieth Century Fox
155So I Married an Axe Murderer$11,585,483124,8521993TriStar Pictures
156Pump Up the Volume$11,541,758124,8601990New Line Cinema
157Boys Don't Cry$11,540,607164,8611999-
158The Conspirator$11,538,204114,8632011Roadside Attractions
159No Manches Frida$11,528,613114,8692016Pantelion Films
160The Shipping News$11,434,216164,8852001Miramax
161Balto$11,348,324154,8951995Universal Pictures
162Manhattan Murder Mystery$11,330,911134,8981993TriStar Pictures
163Antitrust$11,328,094164,9002001Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
164Casanova$11,304,403124,9022006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
165Ready to Wear$11,300,653144,9041994Miramax
166The Lives of Others$11,286,112154,9062007Sony Pictures Classics
167Island of Lemurs: Madagascar$11,272,213254,9112014Warner Bros.
168Brotherhood of the Wolf$11,260,096164,9092002Universal Pictures
169CyberWorld$11,253,900184,9132000IMAX
170Jane Eyre$11,242,660134,9152011Focus Features
171The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert$11,220,670144,9171994Gramercy Pictures (I)
172V.I. Warshawski$11,128,309114,9271991Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
173The Danish Girl$11,114,018134,9292016Focus Features
174Café Society$11,103,205124,9322016Lionsgate Films
175Big Trouble in Little China$11,100,000124,9331986Twentieth Century Fox
176House of Flying Daggers$11,050,094154,9412005Sony Pictures Classics
177Mrs. Henderson Presents$11,036,366174,9422005The Weinstein Company
178The Young Victoria$11,001,272154,9472009Apparition
179Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk$10,994,028254,9532002Giant Screen Films
180What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?$10,942,306174,9602004-
181The Polar Express
2005 IMAX Release
$10,900,597122602005Warner Bros.
182The End of the Affair$10,827,816164,9742000Sony Pictures Releasing
183Dracula: Dead and Loving It$10,772,144164,9791995Sony Pictures Releasing
184Gettysburg$10,769,960134,9801993New Line Cinema
185Winged Migration
2003 Re-release
$10,764,402174,8372003Sony Pictures Classics
186Avatar
2010 Special Edition
$10,741,4861142010Twentieth Century Fox
187Belle$10,726,630114,9872014-
188Deconstructing Harry$10,686,841144,9951997Fine Line Features
189Island of the Sharks$10,658,505325,0021999IMAX
190The Purple Rose of Cairo$10,631,333135,0051985Orion Pictures
191The House on Sorority Row$10,604,986145,0121983-
192Drop Dead Gorgeous$10,571,408115,0191999New Line Cinema
193Magic in the Moonlight$10,539,326135,0252014Sony Pictures Classics
194Scoop$10,525,717135,0282006Focus Features
195Narc$10,465,659125,0392003Paramount Pictures
196The Brothers McMullen$10,426,506155,0481995-
197Roving Mars$10,407,978285,0532006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
198Live by Night$10,378,555115,0592017Warner Bros.
199U2 3D$10,363,341195,0622008National Geographic Entertainment
200La Vie En Rose$10,301,706125,0732007Picturehouse