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Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart



Other Domestic Misc records: Never Wide Domestic - $100m Movies per Year - Lowest No. 1 Domestic - Widest Opening Weekend

This chart contains figures for the top 100 movies that never reached number one on the domestic weekend box office chart.

Rank Release
Date
Movie Total
Gross
Highest
Position
1 Dec 21, 2016 Sing $270,329,045 2
2 Apr 19, 2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $241,438,208 2
3 Dec 23, 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $219,614,612 3
4 Nov 13, 1991 Beauty and the Beast $218,951,625 2
5 Dec 14, 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $217,326,974 2
6 Dec 25, 2009 Sherlock Holmes $209,028,679 2
7 Jun 21, 2013 World War Z $202,359,711 2
8 Jul 1, 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $196,573,705 2
9 Nov 10, 2004 The Polar Express $194,949,659 2
10 Nov 5, 2014 Interstellar $188,017,894 2
11 May 28, 2004 The Day After Tomorrow $186,740,799 2
12 Nov 9, 1990 Dances with Wolves $184,208,842 2
13 Nov 9, 2012 Lincoln $182,207,973 3
14 Jun 13, 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 $177,002,924 2
15 Dec 21, 2001 A Beautiful Mind $170,708,996 2
16 Dec 27, 2002 Chicago $170,687,518 3
17 May 13, 2011 Bridesmaids $169,106,725 2
18 Nov 17, 2006 Casino Royale $167,365,000 2
19 May 26, 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 $165,249,063 2
20 Dec 25, 2002 Catch Me if You Can $164,606,800 2
21 Dec 25, 2012 Django Unchained $162,805,434 2
22 Jun 25, 2010 Grown Ups $162,001,186 2
23 Jun 28, 2013 The Heat $159,581,587 2
24 May 27, 2005 The Longest Yard $158,119,460 2
25 May 19, 2006 Over the Hedge $155,019,340 2
26 Nov 4, 2016 Trolls $153,707,064 2
27 May 15, 2015 Mad Max: Fury Road $153,636,354 2
28 Dec 9, 2016 La La Land $151,101,803 2
29 Aug 7, 2013 We're the Millers $150,394,119 2
30 Dec 25, 2015 Daddy’s Home $150,357,137 2
31 Dec 13, 2013 American Hustle $150,117,807 4
32 Dec 25, 2012 Les Miserables $148,809,770 3
33 Jun 1, 2007 Knocked Up $148,761,765 2
34 Dec 24, 1997 As Good as it Gets $148,478,011 3
35 Jun 8, 1984 Gremlins $148,168,459 2
36 Jun 21, 2002 Lilo & Stitch $145,771,527 2
37 May 10, 2013 The Great Gatsby $144,840,419 2
38 Jul 18, 2008 Mamma Mia! $144,130,063 2
39 Dec 5, 2007 Juno $143,495,265 2
40 Jul 29, 2011 The Smurfs $142,614,158 2
41 Nov 12, 2008 Slumdog Millionaire $141,319,928 3
42 Jul 14, 1999 The Blair Witch Project $140,539,099 2
43 May 29, 1992 Sister Act $139,605,150 2
44 Nov 26, 2010 The King’s Speech $138,797,449 4
45 Dec 25, 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen $138,614,544 2
46 Dec 5, 1997 Good Will Hunting $138,433,435 2
47 Dec 10, 1999 The Green Mile $136,801,374 2
48 Jun 27, 2007 Live Free or Die Hard $134,529,403 2
49 Jun 27, 2008 Wanted $134,508,551 2
50 Jul 12, 2013 Grown Ups 2 $133,668,525 2
51 Dec 16, 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked $133,107,389 2
52 Nov 16, 2012 Silver Linings Playbook $132,092,958 3
53 Jul 1, 2010 The Last Airbender $131,772,187 2
54 Apr 11, 2014 Rio 2 $131,538,435 2
55 Jun 23, 1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids $130,724,172 2
56 Nov 6, 2015 The Peanuts Movie $130,178,411 2
57 Sep 15, 1999 American Beauty $130,058,047 3
58 Jul 15, 2016 Ghostbusters $128,350,574 2
59 Feb 13, 2015 Kingsman: The Secret Service $128,261,724 2
60 Dec 8, 2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $128,067,808 4
61 Dec 25, 2014 Into the Woods $128,002,372 2
62 Dec 25, 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button $127,509,326 3
63 Jun 17, 2016 Central Intelligence $127,440,871 2
64 Dec 18, 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues $127,352,707 2
65 Jun 20, 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding $126,813,153 2
66 Jun 25, 1993 Sleepless in Seattle $126,680,884 2
67 Jul 1, 2016 The Legend of Tarzan $126,643,061 2
68 Jun 8, 2012 Prometheus $126,477,084 2
69 May 21, 2009 Terminator Salvation $125,322,469 2
70 Dec 19, 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies $125,304,276 2
71 Nov 21, 2012 Life of Pi $124,987,022 5
72 Jun 30, 2006 The Devil Wears Prada $124,740,460 2
73 Dec 27, 2000 Traffic $124,107,476 3
74 Nov 25, 2015 The Good Dinosaur $123,087,120 2
75 Nov 25, 1992 The Bodyguard $121,945,720 2
76 Jun 14, 2002 The Bourne Identity $121,468,960 2
77 Jun 19, 1998 Mulan $120,620,254 2
78 Jul 25, 2003 Seabiscuit $120,277,854 4
79 Nov 18, 2005 Walk the Line $119,519,402 2
80 Jul 20, 2007 Hairspray $118,871,849 3
81 Jul 23, 2010 Salt $118,311,368 2
82 May 31, 2013 Now You See Me $117,723,989 2
83 Jun 2, 2000 Big Momma's House $117,559,438 2
84 Jul 8, 2011 Horrible Bosses $117,538,559 2
85 Dec 25, 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street $116,900,694 4
86 May 28, 1999 Notting Hill $116,089,678 2
87 Dec 25, 2014 Unbroken $115,637,895 3
88 Jul 21, 2017 Girls Trip $115,108,515 2
89 Jun 3, 1988 Big $114,968,774 2
90 Feb 10, 2017 Fifty Shades Darker $114,434,010 2
91 Nov 21, 2008 Bolt $114,053,579 2
92 Dec 19, 2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb $113,746,621 2
93 Jun 29, 2012 Magic Mike $113,721,571 2
94 Jun 28, 2000 The Patriot $113,330,342 2
95 Jul 29, 2016 Bad Moms $113,257,297 3
96 Jun 22, 2001 Doctor Dolittle 2 $112,950,721 2
97 Dec 25, 2009 It’s Complicated $112,735,375 4
98 May 23, 2013 The Hangover 3 $112,200,072 2
99 Nov 20, 1998 Enemy of the State $111,549,836 2
100 Nov 15, 1989 The Little Mermaid $111,543,479 3

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.