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Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release


See also: Never No. 1 Domestic - Widest Opening Weekend

This chart contains figures for the top 100 movies released since 1990 that never played in 1,000 theaters or more.

Rank Release
Date
Movie Total
Gross
Maximum
Theaters
1 Apr 19, 2002 Space Station $93,231,060 64
2 Mar 6, 1998 Everest $87,178,599 63
3 Feb 1, 2008 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds… $65,281,781 687
4 Oct 18, 1991 Antarctica $65,000,000 n/a
5 Dec 31, 1995 The Living Sea $64,800,000 n/a
6 Jan 1, 2000 Fantasia 2000 (IMAX) $60,507,228 54
7 Jul 12, 1991 Boyz n the Hood $56,190,094 926
8 Oct 20, 2000 Dolphins $54,000,000 n/a
9 Oct 23, 1998 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous $53,743,249 38
10 Dec 14, 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums $52,353,636 999
11 Mar 19, 2010 Hubble 3D $51,758,571 151
12 Mar 8, 1991 New Jack City $47,624,253 905
13 Mar 3, 2006 Deep Sea 3D $46,233,398 47
14 Aug 13, 1997 The Full Monty $45,950,122 783
15 May 25, 2012 Moonrise Kingdom $45,512,466 924
16 Dec 22, 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? $45,506,619 847
17 Sep 12, 2003 Lost in Translation $44,585,453 882
18 Aug 30, 2013 No se Aceptan Devoluciones $44,467,206 978
19 Jul 16, 1998 Mysteries of Egypt $40,593,286 27
20 Nov 12, 1993 The Piano $40,157,856 523
21 Dec 29, 1995 Dead Man Walking $39,387,284 821
22 Nov 4, 2015 Brooklyn $38,322,743 962
23 Aug 23, 1991 Dead Again $38,016,380 940
24 Jul 24, 1991 The Doctor $37,497,480 958
25 Feb 13, 2009 Under the Sea 3D $35,119,250 108
26 Sep 23, 2005 Magnificent Desolation $34,126,126 82
27 Sep 26, 2008 Fireproof $33,456,317 905
28 Nov 2, 2001 Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain $33,201,661 303
29 Sep 8, 1993 The Joy Luck Club $32,790,064 600
30 Dec 27, 2002 The Pianist $32,519,322 842
31 Jul 3, 2013 Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain $32,244,051 892
32 Sep 17, 1993 The Age of Innocence $32,014,993 839
33 Nov 26, 2008 Milk $31,841,299 882
34 Jun 7, 1991 Jungle Fever $31,739,045 844
35 Oct 7, 2005 Good Night, and Good Luck $31,501,218 929
36 Dec 26, 2001 Monster's Ball $31,273,922 714
37 Dec 19, 2003 Calendar Girls $31,011,616 967
38 Nov 6, 1998 Elizabeth $30,082,699 624
39 Dec 25, 1990 Green Card $29,804,169 718
40 Mar 11, 2016 Hello, My Name is Doris $28,751,693 979
41 Sep 23, 1994 The Shawshank Redemption $28,241,469 972
42 May 26, 1993 Menace II Society $27,731,527 581
43 Jan 12, 1990 Internal Affairs $27,661,878 986
44 Apr 26, 1995 Friday $27,467,564 883
45 Jul 28, 2004 Garden State $26,782,316 813
46 Mar 9, 1990 House Party $26,385,627 700
47 Dec 17, 2008 The Wrestler $26,238,243 776
48 Mar 13, 1992 Howards End $26,124,872 547
49 Oct 25, 2002 Frida $25,885,000 794
50 Mar 16, 2001 Memento $25,544,867 531
51 Jan 1, 2002 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) $25,487,028 68
52 Jul 11, 2014 Boyhood $25,379,975 775
53 Apr 8, 2011 Born to be Wild 3D $25,114,459 208
54 Dec 29, 1993 In the Name of the Father $25,096,862 495
55 Nov 20, 1998 Waking Ned Devine $24,793,251 540
56 Sep 14, 1994 Quiz Show $24,787,282 822
57 Oct 20, 2006 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D $24,732,041 564
58 Mar 8, 1996 Fargo $24,567,751 716
59 Sep 14, 2007 Across the Universe $24,343,673 964
60 Dec 9, 2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy $24,149,393 886
61 May 24, 2006 An Inconvenient Truth $24,146,161 587
62 Oct 5, 2007 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure $23,746,066 252
63 Dec 22, 2004 Hotel Rwanda $23,519,128 824
64 Mar 15, 1995 Circle of Friends $23,389,975 902
65 Aug 16, 1995 The Usual Suspects $23,341,568 876
66 Aug 15, 2008 Vicky Cristina Barcelona $23,216,709 726
67 Dec 28, 2005 Match Point $23,089,926 512
68 Dec 17, 1990 The Russia House $22,998,000 768
69 Nov 5, 1993 The Remains of the Day $22,954,968 517
70 Oct 29, 1999 Being John Malkovich $22,858,926 630
71 May 7, 1993 Much Ado About Nothing $22,549,338 201
72 Dec 6, 2002 Adaptation $22,498,520 672
73 Aug 2, 1996 Emma $22,231,658 848
74 Oct 13, 2000 Billy Elliot $21,995,263 510
75 May 10, 1996 Boys $21,930,418 329
76 Jun 14, 1995 Il Postino $21,812,813 430
77 Apr 10, 1992 The Player $21,706,101 452
78 Feb 17, 1993 Como agua para chocolate $21,656,534 172
79 Apr 26, 2013 Mud $21,590,086 960
80 Oct 11, 2002 Bowling for Columbine $21,576,018 248
81 Mar 12, 2004 NASCAR: The IMAX Experience $21,550,235 73
82 Sep 27, 1995 To Die For $21,284,514 954
83 Jul 9, 2010 The Kids Are All Right $20,811,365 994
84 Sep 28, 1994 Jason's Lyric $20,788,730 804
85 Jun 6, 2003 Whale Rider $20,779,666 556
86 Dec 17, 1997 The Apostle $20,733,485 751
87 Dec 19, 1990 Hamlet $20,710,451 525
88 Jun 9, 2006 A Prairie Home Companion $20,342,852 767
89 Aug 12, 1994 Corrina, Corrina $20,146,496 972
90 Feb 25, 1994 8 Seconds $19,582,455 838
91 Dec 16, 2005 The Producers: The Movie Musical $19,398,532 978
92 Jan 12, 1994 House Party 3 $19,194,572 855
93 Aug 2, 2002 Martin Lawrence Live: RunTelDat $19,184,820 774
94 Dec 25, 1996 Mother $19,174,217 735
95 May 2, 2007 Waitress $19,097,550 708
96 Mar 14, 2003 Bugs! $19,084,280 41
97 Dec 21, 2012 The Impossible $19,019,882 886
98 Apr 28, 2017 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion $18,985,794 425
99 Jul 11, 1997 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun $18,798,682 23
100 May 5, 2000 Michael Jordan to the MAX $18,642,318 56

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.