Follow us on

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 2 Nov 9, 1990 Dances with Wolves $184,208,842
12 3 Nov 9, 2012 Lincoln $182,207,973
13 2 Jun 13, 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 $177,002,924
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 $167,365,000
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 $153,636,354
26 2 Aug 7, 2013 We're the Millers $150,394,119
27 2 Dec 25, 2015 Daddy’s Home $150,357,137
28 4 Dec 13, 2013 American Hustle $150,117,807
29 3 Dec 25, 2012 Les Miserables $148,809,770
30 2 Jun 1, 2007 Knocked Up $148,761,765
31 3 Dec 24, 1997 As Good as it Gets $148,478,011
32 2 Jun 8, 1984 Gremlins $148,168,459
33 2 Jun 21, 2002 Lilo & Stitch $145,771,527
34 2 May 10, 2013 The Great Gatsby $144,840,419
35 2 Jul 18, 2008 Mamma Mia! $144,130,063
36 2 Dec 5, 2007 Juno $143,495,265
37 2 Jul 29, 2011 The Smurfs $142,614,158
38 3 Nov 12, 2008 Slumdog Millionaire $141,319,928
39 2 Jul 14, 1999 The Blair Witch Project $140,539,099
40 2 May 29, 1992 Sister Act $139,605,150
41 4 Nov 26, 2010 The King's Speech $138,797,449
42 2 Dec 25, 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen $138,614,544
43 2 Dec 5, 1997 Good Will Hunting $138,433,435
44 2 Dec 10, 1999 The Green Mile $136,801,374
45 2 Jun 27, 2007 Live Free or Die Hard $134,529,403
46 2 Jun 27, 2008 Wanted $134,508,551
47 2 Jul 12, 2013 Grown Ups 2 $133,668,525
48 2 Dec 16, 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked $133,107,389
49 3 Nov 16, 2012 Silver Linings Playbook $132,092,958
50 2 Jul 1, 2010 The Last Airbender $131,772,187
51 2 Apr 11, 2014 Rio 2 $131,538,435
52 2 Jun 23, 1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids $130,724,172
53 2 Nov 6, 2015 The Peanuts Movie $130,178,411
54 3 Sep 15, 1999 American Beauty $130,058,047
55 2 Feb 13, 2015 Kingsman: The Secret Service $128,261,724
56 4 Dec 8, 2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $128,067,808
57 2 Dec 25, 2014 Into the Woods $128,002,372
58 3 Dec 25, 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button $127,509,326
59 2 Dec 18, 2013 Anchorman: The Legend Continues $127,352,707
60 2 Jun 17, 2016 Central Intelligence $127,191,219
61 2 Jun 20, 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding $126,813,153
62 2 Jun 25, 1993 Sleepless in Seattle $126,680,884
63 2 Jun 8, 2012 Prometheus $126,477,084
64 2 Jul 1, 2016 The Legend of Tarzan $125,600,081
65 2 May 21, 2009 Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins $125,322,469
66 2 Dec 19, 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies $125,304,276
67 5 Nov 21, 2012 Life of Pi $124,987,022
68 2 Jun 30, 2006 The Devil Wears Prada $124,740,460
69 2 Jul 15, 2016 Ghostbusters $124,552,621
70 3 Dec 27, 2000 Traffic $124,107,476
71 2 Nov 25, 2015 The Good Dinosaur $123,087,120
72 2 Nov 25, 1992 The Bodyguard $121,945,720
73 2 Jun 14, 2002 The Bourne Identity $121,468,960
74 2 Jun 19, 1998 Mulan $120,620,254
75 4 Jul 25, 2003 Seabiscuit $120,277,854
76 2 Nov 18, 2005 Walk the Line $119,519,402
77 3 Jul 20, 2007 Hairspray $118,871,849
78 2 Jul 23, 2010 Salt $118,311,368
79 2 May 31, 2013 Now You See Me $117,723,989
80 2 Jun 2, 2000 Big Momma's House $117,559,438
81 2 Jul 8, 2011 Horrible Bosses $117,538,559
82 4 Dec 25, 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street $116,900,694
83 2 May 28, 1999 Notting Hill $116,089,678
84 3 Dec 25, 2014 Unbroken $115,637,895
85 2 Jun 3, 1988 Big $114,968,774
86 2 Nov 21, 2008 Bolt $114,053,759
87 2 Dec 19, 2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb $113,746,621
88 2 Jun 29, 2012 Magic Mike $113,721,571
89 2 Jun 28, 2000 The Patriot $113,330,342
90 2 Jun 22, 2001 Doctor Dolittle 2 $112,950,721
91 4 Dec 25, 2009 It's Complicated $112,735,375
92 2 May 23, 2013 The Hangover 3 $112,200,072
93 2 Nov 20, 1998 Enemy of the State $111,549,836
94 3 Nov 15, 1989 The Little Mermaid $111,543,479
95 3 Dec 21, 2005 Fun With Dick And Jane $110,550,000
96 2 Aug 6, 2003 Freaky Friday $110,222,438
97 2 Dec 25, 2008 Bedtime Stories $110,101,975
98 3 Jul 17, 2015 Trainwreck $110,038,130
99 3 Nov 25, 2015 Creed $109,767,581
100 3 Aug 3, 2001 The Princess Diaries $108,244,774