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Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies


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This chart contains figures for the biggest 18th Weekends at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies.

Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release
Rank Date Movie Gross Theaters Per
Theater
Total
Gross
1 Aug 16, 2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $5,700,072 1,064 $5,357 $52,777,170
2 Mar 13, 2009 Slumdog Millionaire $5,002,777 2,578 $1,941 $132,602,820
3 Feb 18, 2005 Sideways $3,826,327 1,300 $2,943 $58,047,842
4 Apr 6, 2001 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $2,820,308 1,628 $1,732 $117,525,155
5 Feb 19, 1999 Life is Beautiful $2,350,648 685 $3,432 $24,666,327
6 Mar 14, 1997 The English Patient $1,901,016 948 $2,005 $60,317,565
7 Feb 23, 1996 Leaving Las Vegas $1,900,024 1,013 $1,876 $23,176,762
8 Mar 4, 2016 Spotlight $1,766,212 1,227 $1,439 $41,562,351
9 Jan 26, 2007 The Last King of Scotland $1,674,900 501 $3,343 $7,739,235
10 Mar 25, 2011 The King’s Speech $1,557,618 1,062 $1,467 $134,851,229
11 Mar 7, 2008 No Country for Old Men $1,549,788 1,201 $1,290 $72,607,607
12 Feb 3, 2006 Good Night, and Good Luck $1,522,238 929 $1,639 $26,755,301
13 Mar 22, 2002 In the Bedroom $1,290,356 688 $1,876 $34,212,351
14 Apr 7, 2000 The Cider House Rules $1,108,712 1,021 $1,086 $54,782,511
15 Mar 21, 1997 Shine $1,060,338 911 $1,164 $32,410,622
16 Oct 8, 2004 Napoleon Dynamite $1,056,903 715 $1,478 $39,092,405
17 Mar 7, 2014 Kaze Tachinu $901,555 496 $1,818 $3,346,735
18 Feb 13, 2015 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of … $857,145 481 $1,782 $36,457,830
19 Mar 21, 2003 The Quiet American $801,909 372 $2,156 $9,854,961
20 Feb 6, 2015 Whiplash $771,514 479 $1,611 $9,528,553
21 Jan 16, 1998 L.A. Confidential $764,784 294 $2,601 $39,967,977
22 Feb 5, 2010 An Education $763,234 761 $1,003 $9,622,621
23 Jan 9, 2004 Lost in Translation $747,470 342 $2,186 $32,520,705
24 Jan 27, 2006 Capote $695,441 325 $2,140 $15,305,837
25 Apr 12, 2002 The Other Side of Heaven $688,762 306 $2,251 $2,716,662
26 Mar 1, 2002 Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain $634,697 242 $2,623 $27,900,057
27 Mar 5, 1999 Elizabeth $620,623 492 $1,261 $26,106,939
28 Mar 11, 2005 Finding Neverland $604,386 500 $1,209 $50,497,544
29 Apr 26, 2002 Monster's Ball $595,201 414 $1,438 $29,275,075
30 Feb 14, 2014 12 Years a Slave $562,764 386 $1,458 $48,214,740
31 Apr 25, 2003 The Pianist $550,119 539 $1,021 $31,243,225
32 Feb 17, 2017 Moonlight $540,929 455 $1,189 $21,164,324
33 Apr 20, 2001 O Brother, Where Art Thou? $538,557 514 $1,048 $41,609,686
34 Sep 5, 2014 Chef $478,414 532 $899 $31,237,528
35 Mar 23, 2012 The Artist $474,532 576 $824 $43,037,870
36 Feb 12, 2016 Room $449,940 316 $1,424 $12,001,918
37 Feb 6, 1998 Boogie Nights $436,373 524 $833 $24,665,139
38 Feb 28, 2014 Dallas Buyers Club $434,161 216 $2,010 $25,325,094
39 Dec 12, 1997 The Full Monty $424,903 347 $1,225 $34,021,824
40 Mar 24, 2017 Lion $394,481 320 $1,233 $50,736,321
41 Apr 4, 2008 Juno $393,816 442 $891 $142,545,706
42 Jul 11, 2003 Bend it Like Beckham $384,784 195 $1,973 $25,335,497
43 Mar 4, 2016 Brooklyn $379,666 287 $1,323 $37,212,788
44 Apr 26, 1996 Dead Man Walking $344,512 406 $849 $37,106,668
45 Sep 16, 2011 Midnight in Paris $340,770 301 $1,132 $54,060,597
46 Feb 11, 2005 Being Julia $325,604 133 $2,448 $5,074,446
47 Jul 13, 2001 Memento $321,596 190 $1,693 $23,005,444
48 Mar 24, 2006 The Libertine $315,344 474 $665 $4,554,025
49 Apr 13, 2001 Pollock $310,798 229 $1,357 $7,280,174
50 Apr 17, 1998 The Apostle $304,200 287 $1,060 $19,748,469
51 Mar 9, 2001 You Can Count on Me $270,720 135 $2,005 $7,712,514
52 Aug 15, 2003 Winged Migration $260,332 144 $1,808 $8,057,441
53 Mar 6, 2015 The Theory of Everything $256,626 355 $723 $35,497,009
54 Mar 27, 2015 The Imitation Game $250,484 271 $924 $90,544,864
55 Mar 19, 1999 Central do Brasil $241,674 137 $1,764 $4,182,720
56 Jan 30, 2009 Rachel Getting Married $223,075 220 $1,014 $11,659,863
57 Feb 2, 2007 Little Children $220,306 106 $2,078 $4,374,256
58 Mar 7, 2003 Far From Heaven $220,198 105 $2,097 $14,940,014
59 Apr 26, 1996 Mr. Holland's Opus $216,720 325 $667 $78,141,225
60 Mar 21, 2003 Hable con ella $211,038 142 $1,486 $7,942,916
61 Mar 21, 2014 Philomena $207,666 297 $699 $37,089,371
62 Sep 14, 2007 Once $203,753 136 $1,498 $8,703,421
63 Apr 12, 1996 Sense and Sensibility $200,595 336 $597 $41,023,967
64 Jul 5, 1996 Fargo $195,605 127 $1,540 $23,371,007
65 May 23, 1997 Kolya $195,475 95 $2,058 $5,057,863
66 Mar 6, 1998 The Wings of the Dove $186,296 166 $1,122 $11,860,442
67 Mar 5, 2010 Precious (Based on the Novel Push by … $181,674 217 $837 $47,395,661
68 Sep 21, 2012 Les Intouchables $181,625 156 $1,164 $12,253,183
69 Mar 3, 2000 Todo sobre mi madre $180,782 94 $1,923 $6,232,702
70 Mar 19, 1999 Waking Ned Devine $178,633 186 $960 $23,391,197
71 Mar 2, 2007 Volver $176,949 106 $1,669 $12,317,354
72 Feb 9, 2001 Billy Elliot $174,960 108 $1,620 $19,620,580
73 Apr 16, 2010 Crazy Heart $174,870 239 $732 $39,054,847
74 Feb 21, 2003 Frida $174,490 127 $1,374 $24,003,335
75 Jan 24, 1997 Secrets & Lies $170,954 88 $1,943 $7,025,943
76 Apr 7, 2006 The World's Fastest Indian $169,442 176 $963 $4,365,971
77 Jan 18, 2008 Into the Wild $165,074 195 $847 $17,648,273
78 Feb 1, 2008 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure $164,909 48 $3,436 $7,481,321
79 Feb 4, 2005 Vera Drake $163,559 97 $1,686 $2,597,089
80 Apr 12, 2002 Iris $160,357 208 $771 $5,182,589
81 Feb 25, 2000 Being John Malkovich $159,237 135 $1,180 $21,980,927
82 Oct 3, 2003 Whale Rider $158,411 195 $812 $20,308,150
83 Apr 11, 2003 About Schmidt $157,749 226 $698 $64,342,083
84 Jan 26, 1996 Persuasion $155,365 67 $2,319 $4,396,936
85 Feb 7, 2003 Bowling for Columbine $152,508 142 $1,074 $18,108,035
86 Mar 5, 1999 Gods and Monsters $151,253 102 $1,483 $4,112,845
87 Oct 1, 1999 Buena Vista Social Club $151,180 74 $2,043 $5,411,991
88 Mar 26, 2004 Les Triplettes de Belleville $146,226 94 $1,556 $6,240,774
89 Feb 6, 1998 The Sweet Hereafter $145,089 67 $2,166 $3,122,000
90 Nov 7, 1997 Shall We Dance? $144,765 110 $1,316 $8,954,979
91 Aug 5, 2005 Saint Ralph $140,881 61 $2,310 $447,460
92 Feb 23, 1996 Mighty Aphrodite $137,533 95 $1,448 $5,337,205
93 Apr 4, 2003 Adaptation $137,289 97 $1,415 $22,078,169
94 Apr 26, 2002 Gosford Park $137,055 120 $1,142 $40,912,994
95 Jun 21, 2002 Monsoon Wedding $136,788 91 $1,503 $12,334,254
96 Jul 4, 2003 Nowhere in Africa $133,222 64 $2,082 $5,407,957
97 Jan 30, 2004 The Station Agent $133,116 104 $1,280 $5,229,763
98 Oct 18, 1996 Lone Star $128,725 102 $1,262 $11,633,073
99 Feb 4, 2000 Boys Don't Cry $127,887 34 $3,761 $3,578,044
100 Sep 21, 2012 Moonrise Kingdom $127,879 120 $1,066 $45,161,623

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

Note: the records on this page only consider movies that were initially released in less than 1,000 theaters and did not have any expansion of more than 1,000 theaters in one week. We only consider movies that were released in 1995 or later, and do not consider movies that only had an IMAX release.

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.