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 (IMAX) $194,949,659
9 2 May 28, 2004 The Day After Tomorrow $186,740,799
10 2 Nov 9, 1990 Dances with Wolves $184,208,842
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 5, 2014 Interstellar $171,433,242
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 Aug 7, 2013 We're the Millers $150,394,119
26 4 Dec 13, 2013 American Hustle $150,117,807
27 3 Dec 25, 2012 Les Miserables $148,809,770
28 2 Jun 1, 2007 Knocked Up $148,761,765
29 3 Dec 24, 1997 As Good as it Gets $148,478,011
30 2 Jun 8, 1984 Gremlins $148,168,459
31 2 Jun 21, 2002 Lilo & Stitch $145,771,527
32 2 May 10, 2013 The Great Gatsby $144,840,419
33 2 Jul 18, 2008 Mamma Mia! $144,130,063
34 2 Dec 5, 2007 Juno $143,495,265
35 2 Jul 29, 2011 The Smurfs $142,614,158
36 3 Nov 12, 2008 Slumdog Millionaire $141,319,928
37 2 Jul 14, 1999 The Blair Witch Project $140,539,099
38 2 May 29, 1992 Sister Act $139,605,150
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 $138,433,435
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 $134,508,551
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 3 Nov 16, 2012 Silver Linings Playbook $132,092,958
48 2 Jul 1, 2010 The Last Airbender $131,772,187
49 2 Apr 11, 2014 Rio 2 $131,538,435
50 2 Jun 23, 1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids $130,724,172
51 3 Sep 15, 1999 American Beauty $130,058,047
52 4 Dec 8, 2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $128,067,808
53 3 Dec 25, 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button $127,509,326
54 2 Dec 18, 2013 Anchorman: The Legend Continues $127,359,575
55 2 Jun 20, 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding $126,813,153
56 2 Jun 25, 1993 Sleepless in Seattle $126,680,884
57 2 Jun 8, 2012 Prometheus $126,477,084
58 2 May 21, 2009 Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins $125,322,469
59 2 Dec 19, 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies $125,304,276
60 5 Nov 21, 2012 Life of Pi $124,987,022
61 2 Jun 30, 2006 The Devil Wears Prada $124,740,460
62 3 Dec 27, 2000 Traffic $124,107,476
63 2 Nov 25, 1992 The Bodyguard $121,945,720
64 2 Jun 14, 2002 The Bourne Identity $121,468,960
65 2 Jun 19, 1998 Mulan $120,620,254
66 4 Jul 25, 2003 Seabiscuit $120,277,854
67 2 Nov 18, 2005 Walk the Line $119,519,402
68 3 Jul 20, 2007 Hairspray $118,871,849
69 2 Jul 23, 2010 Salt $118,311,368
70 2 May 31, 2013 Now You See Me $117,723,989
71 2 Jun 2, 2000 Big Momma's House $117,559,438
72 2 Jul 8, 2011 Horrible Bosses $117,538,559
73 4 Dec 25, 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street $116,900,694
74 2 May 28, 1999 Notting Hill $116,089,678
75 2 Jun 3, 1988 Big $114,968,774
76 2 Nov 21, 2008 Bolt $114,053,759
77 2 Jun 29, 2012 Magic Mike $113,721,571
78 2 Jun 28, 2000 The Patriot $113,330,342
79 2 Jun 22, 2001 Doctor Dolittle 2 $112,950,721
80 4 Dec 25, 2009 It's Complicated $112,735,375
81 2 May 23, 2013 The Hangover 3 $112,200,072
82 2 Nov 20, 1998 Enemy of the State $111,549,836
83 3 Nov 15, 1989 The Little Mermaid $111,543,479
84 3 Dec 21, 2005 Fun With Dick And Jane $110,550,000
85 2 Aug 6, 2003 Freaky Friday $110,222,438
86 2 Dec 25, 2008 Bedtime Stories $110,101,975
87 3 Aug 3, 2001 The Princess Diaries $108,244,774
88 4 May 24, 2013 Epic $107,518,682
89 2 Oct 11, 2013 Captain Phillips $107,136,417
90 5 Dec 3, 2010 Black Swan $106,954,678
91 3 Dec 22, 2000 Miss Congeniality $106,807,667
92 2 Jun 21, 2000 Chicken Run $106,793,915
93 3 May 30, 2003 The Italian Job $106,126,012
94 2 May 14, 2010 Robin Hood $105,487,148
95 2 Jul 16, 1997 George Of The Jungle $105,263,257
96 2 Jul 5, 1996 Phenomenon $104,636,382
97 2 May 9, 2003 Daddy Day Care $104,148,781
98 3 Feb 10, 2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island $103,860,290
99 2 Nov 21, 2012 Rise of the Guardians $103,412,758
100 3 Dec 15, 2006 Dreamgirls $103,365,956