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Box Office Performance for Contemporary Fiction Movies in 1995

Summary for all Years 1996 →
RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
1995 GrossTickets Sold
1 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls 11/10/1995 Comedy PG-13 $104,371,496 23,993,447
2 Casper 5/26/1995 Comedy PG $100,328,194 23,063,952
3 Die Hard: With a Vengeance 5/19/1995 Action R $100,012,499 22,991,379
4 Goldeneye 11/17/1995 Action PG-13 $93,662,146 21,531,527
5 Crimson Tide 5/12/1995 Action R $91,387,195 21,008,550
6 Se7en 9/22/1995 Thriller/Suspense R $87,113,775 20,026,155
7 Dangerous Minds 8/11/1995 Drama R $84,409,943 19,404,584
8 While You Were Sleeping 4/21/1995 Romantic Comedy PG $81,057,016 18,633,796
9 Congo 6/9/1995 Adventure PG-13 $81,022,333 18,625,823
10 Nine Months 7/12/1995 Comedy PG-13 $69,660,733 16,013,961
11 Get Shorty 10/20/1995 Comedy R $69,066,951 15,877,460
12 Outbreak 3/10/1995 Thriller/Suspense R $67,823,573 15,591,625
13 Bad Boys 4/7/1995 Action R $65,647,413 15,091,359
14 Dumb & Dumber 12/16/1994 Comedy PG-13 $60,671,411 13,947,450
15 Babe 8/4/1995 Adventure G $56,805,285 13,058,686
16 Clueless 7/1/1995 Comedy PG-13 $56,461,210 12,979,588
17 Father of the Bride Part II 12/8/1995 Comedy PG $52,265,735 12,015,111
18 The American President 11/17/1995 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $51,068,604 11,739,908
19 Something to Talk About 8/4/1995 Comedy R $50,865,589 11,693,238
20 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory 7/14/1995 Action R $50,024,083 11,499,789
21 Pulp Fiction 10/14/1994 Drama R $44,268,548 10,176,677
22 Man of the House 3/3/1995 Comedy PG $40,029,009 9,202,071
23 Nobody's Fool 12/23/1994 Drama R $39,007,303 8,967,196
24 French Kiss 5/5/1995 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $38,863,798 8,934,206
25 Higher Learning 1/11/1995 Drama R $38,023,585 8,741,054
26 Just Cause 2/17/1995 Thriller/Suspense R $36,853,222 8,472,005
27 Heat 12/15/1995 Drama R $36,508,135 8,392,674
28 To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar 9/8/1995 Comedy PG-13 $36,466,570 8,383,119
29 Waiting to Exhale 12/22/1995 Drama R $36,024,320 8,281,452
30 Money Train 11/22/1995 Action R $34,678,517 7,972,072
31 Forget Paris 5/19/1995 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $33,194,512 7,630,922
32 Tommy Boy 3/31/1995 Comedy PG-13 $32,648,673 7,505,442
33 Copycat 10/27/1995 Thriller/Suspense R $31,436,894 7,226,872
34 Disclosure 12/9/1994 Drama R $31,301,740 7,195,802
35 Sabrina 12/15/1995 Romantic Comedy PG $30,788,670 7,077,855
36 Grumpier Old Men 12/22/1995 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $30,767,512 7,072,991
37 Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home 7/19/1995 Drama PG $30,077,111 6,914,278
38 Powder 10/27/1995 Drama PG-13 $29,961,344 6,887,665
39 Assassins 10/6/1995 Action R $29,488,174 6,778,890
40 Major Payne 3/24/1995 Comedy PG-13 $29,412,050 6,761,390
41 Friday 4/26/1995 Comedy R $27,467,564 6,314,382
42 Now and Then 10/20/1995 Drama PG-13 $26,480,554 6,087,483
43 Houseguest 1/6/1995 Comedy PG $26,325,256 6,051,782
44 Desperado 8/25/1995 Action R $25,532,388 5,869,514
45 Billy Madison 2/10/1995 Comedy PG-13 $25,460,475 5,852,982
46 Dolores Claiborne 3/24/1995 Drama R $24,262,193 5,577,515
47 Dead Presidents 10/4/1995 Drama R $24,061,776 5,531,442
48 How to Make an American Quilt 10/6/1995 Drama PG-13 $23,600,020 5,425,291
49 Boys on the Side 2/3/1995 Drama R $23,418,200 5,383,494
50 The Usual Suspects 8/16/1995 Drama R $22,959,756 5,278,104
51 Don Juan DeMarco 4/7/1995 Drama PG-13 $22,032,635 5,064,973
52 To Die For 9/27/1995 Black Comedy R $21,155,211 4,863,266
53 Nell 12/14/1994 Drama PG-13 $20,914,085 4,807,835
54 Showgirls 9/22/1995 Drama NC-17 $20,350,754 4,678,334
55 Heavy Weights 2/17/1995 Comedy PG $17,671,310 4,062,370
56 It Takes Two 11/17/1995 Comedy PG $17,468,169 4,015,671
57 Home for the Holidays 11/3/1995 Comedy PG-13 $17,289,513 3,974,600
58 Jury Duty 4/12/1995 Comedy PG-13 $16,941,552 3,894,609
59 Mad Love 5/26/1995 Drama PG-13 $15,446,532 3,550,926
60 Muriel's Wedding 3/10/1995 Comedy R $15,185,000 3,490,804
61 Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers 9/29/1995 Horror R $15,126,948 3,477,459
62 Kiss of Death 4/21/1995 Drama R $14,942,422 3,435,039
63 Ri¢hie Ri¢h 12/21/1994 Comedy PG $14,709,190 3,381,422
64 Sudden Death 12/22/1995 Action R $13,467,140 3,095,894
65 Clockers 9/13/1995 Drama R $12,993,765 2,987,072
66 Hideaway 3/3/1995 Horror R $12,201,255 2,804,886
67 Roommates 3/3/1995 Comedy PG $12,076,989 2,776,319
68 Bye Bye Love 3/17/1995 Comedy PG-13 $12,073,560 2,775,531
69 Street Fighter 12/23/1994 Action PG-13 $11,920,295 2,740,297
70 Tales from the Hood 5/24/1995 Horror R $11,784,569 2,709,096
71 Fair Game 11/3/1995 Action R $11,184,039 2,571,043
72 The Brothers McMullen 8/9/1995 Drama R $10,426,506 2,396,897
73 Jade 10/13/1995 Thriller/Suspense R $9,812,870 2,255,832
74 The Baby-Sitters Club 8/18/1995 Comedy PG $9,574,155 2,200,955
75 Smoke 6/9/1995 Drama R $8,353,284 1,920,295
76 Nick of Time 11/22/1995 Thriller/Suspense R $7,914,560 1,819,439
77 Losing Isaiah 3/17/1995 Drama R $7,564,608 1,738,990
78 The Jerky Boys 2/3/1995 Comedy R $7,555,256 1,736,840
79 Hackers 9/15/1995 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $7,487,370 1,721,234
80 Kids 7/21/1995 Drama Not Rated $7,412,216 1,703,957
81 Bushwhacked 8/4/1995 Comedy PG-13 $7,377,107 1,695,886
82 Never Talk to Strangers 10/20/1995 Thriller/Suspense R $6,849,998 1,574,712
83 The Hunted 2/24/1995 Action R $6,420,615 1,476,003
84 Junior 11/23/1994 Comedy PG-13 $5,911,390 1,358,940
85 The Tie That Binds 9/8/1995 Thriller/Suspense R $5,762,795 1,324,780
86 Beyond Rangoon 8/25/1995 Drama R $5,656,641 1,300,377
87 Drop Zone 12/9/1994 Action R $5,465,044 1,256,331
88 Speechless 12/16/1994 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $5,361,348 1,232,493
89 Before Sunrise 1/27/1995 Drama R $5,274,005 1,212,414
90 Miami Rhapsody 1/27/1995 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $5,086,578 1,169,328
91 Mighty Aphrodite 10/27/1995 Comedy R $5,052,044 1,161,389
92 Top Dog 4/28/1995 Action PG-13 $4,992,085 1,147,605
93 Angus 9/15/1995 Comedy PG-13 $4,812,891 1,106,411
94 National Lampoon's Senior Trip 9/8/1995 Comedy R $4,686,937 1,077,456
95 Prêt-à-Porter 12/25/1994 Comedy R $4,469,411 1,027,450
96 Priest 3/24/1995 Drama R $4,165,845 957,665
97 Belle de Jour 4/10/1968 Drama R $4,030,203 926,483
98 White Man's Burden 12/1/1995 Drama R $3,622,433 832,743
99 New Jersey Drive 4/19/1995 Drama R $3,540,207 813,840
100 Bad Company 1/20/1995 Thriller/Suspense R $3,523,909 810,094
101 Exotica 3/3/1995 Drama R $3,504,510 805,634
102 Jeffrey 8/4/1995 Romantic Comedy R $3,487,000 801,609
103 The Glass Shield 6/2/1995 Drama PG-13 $3,270,822 751,913
104 The Last Seduction 10/26/1994 Thriller/Suspense R $3,172,270 729,257
105 Steal Big, Steal Little 9/29/1995 Comedy PG-13 $3,150,170 724,177
106 Shallow Grave 2/10/1995 Black Comedy R $2,834,250 651,551
107 Leaving Las Vegas 10/27/1995 Drama R $2,765,412 635,726
108 Death and the Maiden 12/23/1994 Drama R $2,705,259 621,898
109 Four Rooms 12/25/1995 Comedy R $2,603,844 598,584
110 The Cure 4/21/1995 Drama PG-13 $2,513,250 577,758
111 Moonlight and Valentino 9/29/1995 Drama R $2,459,766 565,463
112 Trois couleurs: Rouge 11/23/1994 Drama R $2,359,574 542,430
113 The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love 6/16/1995 Drama R $2,210,408 508,139
114 Once Were Warriors 2/24/1995 Drama R $2,201,126 506,005
115 Mallrats 10/20/1995 Comedy R $2,108,367 484,682
116 A Low Down Dirty Shame 11/23/1994 Action R $1,980,559 455,300
117 Fresa y chocolate 1/20/1995 Comedy R $1,918,424 441,017
118 Safe Passage 12/23/1994 Drama PG-13 $1,517,700 348,896
119 Blue in the Face 10/13/1995 Drama R $1,275,000 293,103
120 Léon 11/18/1994 Thriller/Suspense R $1,231,340 283,066
121 Across The Sea of Time 10/20/1995 Drama G $1,221,528 280,811
122 The Specialist 10/7/1994 Action R $1,205,413 277,106
123 Destiny Turns on the Radio 4/28/1995 Comedy R $1,173,149 269,689
124 Mute Witness 9/15/1995 Thriller/Suspense R $1,125,910 258,829
125 Living in Oblivion 7/14/1995 Comedy R $1,111,790 255,583
126 Little Odessa 5/19/1995 Drama R $1,095,885 251,927
127 The River Wild 9/30/1994 Action PG-13 $1,082,410 248,829
128 Separate Lives 9/8/1995 Thriller/Suspense R $961,147 220,953
129 Stuart Saves His Family 4/12/1995 Comedy PG-13 $911,310 209,496
130 When Night is Falling 11/17/1995 Drama R $879,516 202,187
131 The Crossing Guard 11/15/1995 Drama R $847,704 194,874
132 The Sum of Us 3/8/1995 Drama R $766,000 176,091
133 Amateur 4/7/1995 Drama R $757,088 174,043
134 Kicking and Screaming 10/6/1995 Drama R $718,490 165,170
135 Mixed Nuts 12/21/1994 Comedy PG-13 $664,788 152,824
136 Double Happiness 7/28/1995 Comedy PG-13 $560,491 128,848
137 Love & Human Remains 6/2/1995 Comedy R $542,985 124,824
138 The Underneath 4/28/1995 Drama R $536,023 123,223
139 Funny Bones 3/31/1995 Comedy R $529,135 121,640
140 Clerks 10/19/1994 Comedy R $481,383 110,662
141 Party Girl 6/9/1995 Romantic Comedy R $472,370 108,590
142 The Run of the Country 9/22/1995 Drama R $470,768 108,222
143 A Pyromaniac's Love Story 3/28/1995 Romantic Comedy PG $468,240 107,641
144 Vanya on 42nd Street 10/19/1994 Drama PG $418,805 96,277
145 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up 4/7/1995 Action PG-13 $407,618 93,705
146 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert 8/10/1994 Comedy R $402,962 92,634
147 Bar Girls 3/24/1995 Romantic Comedy R $397,566 91,394
148 Search and Destroy 4/28/1995 Drama R $389,731 89,593
149 Gospa 10/13/1995 Drama PG $381,000 87,586
150 Swimming with Sharks 4/21/1995 Comedy R $376,928 86,650
151 Empire Records 9/22/1995 Comedy PG-13 $303,841 69,848
152 Lie Down with Dogs 6/30/1995 Comedy R $240,280 55,236
153 Georgia 12/8/1995 Drama R $215,009 49,427
154 Things to Do in Denver when You're Dead 12/1/1995 Black Comedy R $196,137 45,088
155 Miracle on 34th Street 11/18/1994 Drama PG $156,966 36,084
156 Mr. Payback: An Interactive Movie 2/17/1995 Comedy PG-13 $144,961 33,324
157 Last Summer in the Hamptons 11/21/1995 Comedy R $138,528 31,845
158 Jason's Lyric 9/28/1994 Drama R $133,815 30,762
159 Mr. Holland’s Opus 12/29/1995 Drama PG $131,816 30,302
160 Milk Money 8/31/1994 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $125,013 28,738
161 Roosters 7/14/1995 Drama R $113,354 26,058
162 Clear and Present Danger 8/3/1994 Action PG-13 $74,720 17,177
163 Erotique 1/20/1995 Drama R $57,595 13,240
164 O Convento 12/1/1995 Drama R $52,609 12,094
165 Color of Night 8/19/1994 Thriller/Suspense R $24,420 5,613
166 Coldblooded 9/15/1995 Comedy R $8,423 1,936
167 A Business Affair 12/8/1995 Comedy R $5,000 1,149
Total Gross of All Movies$2,990,939,968
Total Tickets Sold687,572,325

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 1995. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 1995. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2010 will most likely earn money in 2010 and 2011. Click on the individual movie to see its total gross over all the years in which it played.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.

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