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Top Movies Never to Reach Number One on the Weekend North American Box Office Chart

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

 Highest
Position
Release
Date
MovieTotal Gross
1 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 2 Nov 13, 1991 Beauty and the Beast $218,951,625
4 2 Dec 14, 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $217,326,974
5 2 Dec 25, 2009 Sherlock Holmes $209,028,679
6 2 Jun 21, 2013 World War Z $202,359,711
7 2 Jul 1, 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $196,573,705
8 2 Nov 10, 2004 The Polar Express $194,949,659
9 2 Nov 5, 2014 Interstellar $188,017,894
10 2 May 28, 2004 The Day After Tomorrow $186,740,799
11 3 Nov 9, 2012 Lincoln $182,207,973
12 2 Jun 13, 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 $177,002,924
13 2 Nov 9, 1990 Dances with Wolves $175,293,948
14 2 Dec 21, 2001 A Beautiful Mind $170,708,996
15 3 Dec 27, 2002 Chicago $170,687,518
16 2 May 13, 2011 Bridesmaids $169,106,725
17 2 Nov 17, 2006 Casino Royale $167,220,102
18 2 May 26, 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 $165,249,063
19 2 Dec 25, 2002 Catch Me if You Can $164,606,800
20 2 Dec 25, 2012 Django Unchained $162,805,434
21 2 Jun 25, 2010 Grown Ups $162,001,186
22 2 Jun 28, 2013 The Heat $159,581,587
23 2 May 27, 2005 The Longest Yard $158,119,460
24 2 May 19, 2006 Over the Hedge $155,019,340
25 2 May 15, 2015 Mad Max: Fury Road $152,215,426
26 2 Aug 7, 2013 We're the Millers $150,394,119
27 4 Dec 13, 2013 American Hustle $150,117,807
28 3 Dec 25, 2012 Les Miserables $148,809,770
29 2 Jun 1, 2007 Knocked Up $148,761,765
30 2 Jun 8, 1984 Gremlins $148,117,285
31 3 Dec 24, 1997 As Good as it Gets $147,637,474
32 2 Jun 21, 2002 Lilo & Stitch $145,771,527
33 2 May 10, 2013 The Great Gatsby $144,840,419
34 2 Jul 18, 2008 Mamma Mia! $143,762,955
35 2 Dec 5, 2007 Juno $143,495,265
36 2 Jul 29, 2011 The Smurfs $142,614,158
37 3 Nov 12, 2008 Slumdog Millionaire $141,319,928
38 2 Jul 14, 1999 The Blair Witch Project $140,539,099
39 4 Nov 26, 2010 The Kings Speech $138,797,449
40 2 Dec 25, 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen $138,614,544
41 2 Dec 5, 1997 Good Will Hunting $138,339,411
42 2 Dec 10, 1999 The Green Mile $136,801,374
43 2 Jun 27, 2007 Live Free or Die Hard $134,529,403
44 2 Jun 27, 2008 Wanted $134,327,125
45 2 Jul 12, 2013 Grown Ups 2 $133,668,525
46 2 Dec 16, 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked $133,107,389
47 2 May 29, 1992 Sister Act $132,303,799
48 3 Nov 16, 2012 Silver Linings Playbook $132,092,958
49 2 Jul 1, 2010 The Last Airbender $131,601,062
50 2 Apr 11, 2014 Rio 2 $131,538,435
51 3 Sep 15, 1999 American Beauty $130,058,047
52 2 Jun 23, 1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids $129,906,514
53 2 Feb 13, 2015 Kingsman: The Secret Service $128,261,724
54 4 Dec 8, 2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $128,067,808
55 2 Dec 25, 2014 Into the Woods $128,002,372
56 3 Dec 25, 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button $127,509,326
57 2 Dec 18, 2013 Anchorman: The Legend Continues $127,352,707
58 2 Jun 20, 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding $126,805,112
59 2 Jun 8, 2012 Prometheus $126,477,084
60 2 May 21, 2009 Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins $125,322,469
61 2 Dec 19, 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies $125,279,326
62 5 Nov 21, 2012 Life of Pi $124,987,022
63 2 Jun 30, 2006 The Devil Wears Prada $124,740,460
64 3 Dec 27, 2000 Traffic $124,107,476
65 2 Jun 14, 2002 The Bourne Identity $121,468,960
66 2 Jun 19, 1998 Mulan $120,618,403
67 4 Jul 25, 2003 Seabiscuit $120,197,488
68 2 Nov 18, 2005 Walk the Line $119,519,402
69 3 Jul 20, 2007 Hairspray $118,871,849
70 2 Jul 23, 2010 Salt $118,311,368
71 2 May 31, 2013 Now You See Me $117,723,989
72 2 Jun 2, 2000 Big Momma's House $117,559,438
73 2 Jul 8, 2011 Horrible Bosses $117,538,559
74 4 Dec 25, 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street $116,900,694
75 2 Jun 25, 1993 Sleepless in Seattle $116,856,908
76 2 May 28, 1999 Notting Hill $116,089,678
77 3 Dec 25, 2014 Unbroken $115,637,895
78 2 Nov 21, 2008 Bolt $114,053,759
79 2 Dec 19, 2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb $113,746,621
80 2 Jun 29, 2012 Magic Mike $113,721,571
81 2 Jun 28, 2000 The Patriot $113,330,342
82 2 Jun 3, 1988 Big $113,327,971
83 2 Jun 22, 2001 Doctor Dolittle 2 $112,950,721
84 4 Dec 25, 2009 It's Complicated $112,735,375
85 2 May 23, 2013 The Hangover 3 $112,200,072
86 2 Nov 25, 1992 The Bodyguard $111,634,286
87 2 Nov 20, 1998 Enemy of the State $111,544,445
88 3 Dec 21, 2005 Fun With Dick And Jane $110,550,000
89 2 Aug 6, 2003 Freaky Friday $110,222,438
90 2 Dec 25, 2008 Bedtime Stories $110,101,975
91 3 Nov 15, 1989 The Little Mermaid $109,859,444
92 3 Aug 3, 2001 The Princess Diaries $108,244,774
93 4 May 24, 2013 Epic $107,518,682
94 2 Oct 11, 2013 Captain Phillips $107,136,417
95 5 Dec 3, 2010 Black Swan $106,954,678
96 3 Dec 22, 2000 Miss Congeniality $106,807,667
97 2 Jun 21, 2000 Chicken Run $106,793,915
98 3 May 30, 2003 The Italian Job $106,126,012
99 2 May 14, 2010 Robin Hood $105,269,730
100 2 Jul 16, 1997 George Of The Jungle $105,224,566