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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 Dec 21, 2016 Sing $249,328,975
2 2 Apr 19, 2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $241,438,208
3 3 Dec 23, 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $219,614,612
4 2 Nov 13, 1991 Beauty and the Beast $218,951,625
5 2 Dec 14, 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $217,326,974
6 2 Dec 25, 2009 Sherlock Holmes $209,028,679
7 2 Jun 21, 2013 World War Z $202,359,711
8 2 Jul 1, 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $196,573,705
9 2 Nov 10, 2004 The Polar Express (IMAX) $194,949,659
10 2 Nov 5, 2014 Interstellar $188,017,894
11 2 May 28, 2004 The Day After Tomorrow $186,740,799
12 2 Nov 9, 1990 Dances with Wolves $184,208,842
13 3 Nov 9, 2012 Lincoln $182,207,973
14 2 Jun 13, 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 $177,002,924
15 2 Dec 21, 2001 A Beautiful Mind $170,708,996
16 3 Dec 27, 2002 Chicago $170,687,518
17 2 May 13, 2011 Bridesmaids $169,106,725
18 2 Nov 17, 2006 Casino Royale $167,365,000
19 2 May 26, 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 $165,249,063
20 2 Dec 25, 2002 Catch Me if You Can $164,606,800
21 2 Dec 25, 2012 Django Unchained $162,805,434
22 2 Jun 25, 2010 Grown Ups $162,001,186
23 2 Jun 28, 2013 The Heat $159,581,587
24 2 May 27, 2005 The Longest Yard $158,119,460
25 2 May 19, 2006 Over the Hedge $155,019,340
26 2 May 15, 2015 Mad Max: Fury Road $153,636,354
27 2 Nov 4, 2016 Trolls $152,378,019
28 2 Aug 7, 2013 We're the Millers $150,394,119
29 2 Dec 25, 2015 Daddy’s Home $150,357,137
30 4 Dec 13, 2013 American Hustle $150,117,807
31 3 Dec 25, 2012 Les Miserables $148,809,770
32 2 Jun 1, 2007 Knocked Up $148,761,765
33 3 Dec 24, 1997 As Good as it Gets $148,478,011
34 2 Jun 8, 1984 Gremlins $148,168,459
35 2 Jun 21, 2002 Lilo & Stitch $145,771,527
36 2 May 10, 2013 The Great Gatsby $144,840,419
37 2 Jul 18, 2008 Mamma Mia! $144,130,063
38 2 Dec 5, 2007 Juno $143,495,265
39 2 Jul 29, 2011 The Smurfs $142,614,158
40 3 Nov 12, 2008 Slumdog Millionaire $141,319,928
41 2 Jul 14, 1999 The Blair Witch Project $140,539,099
42 2 May 29, 1992 Sister Act $139,605,150
43 4 Nov 26, 2010 The Kings Speech $138,797,449
44 2 Dec 25, 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen $138,614,544
45 2 Dec 5, 1997 Good Will Hunting $138,433,435
46 2 Dec 10, 1999 The Green Mile $136,801,374
47 2 Jun 27, 2007 Live Free or Die Hard $134,529,403
48 2 Jun 27, 2008 Wanted $134,508,551
49 2 Jul 12, 2013 Grown Ups 2 $133,668,525
50 2 Dec 16, 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked $133,107,389
51 3 Nov 16, 2012 Silver Linings Playbook $132,092,958
52 2 Jul 1, 2010 The Last Airbender $131,772,187
53 2 Apr 11, 2014 Rio 2 $131,538,435
54 2 Jun 23, 1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids $130,724,172
55 2 Nov 6, 2015 The Peanuts Movie $130,178,411
56 3 Sep 15, 1999 American Beauty $130,058,047
57 2 Jul 15, 2016 Ghostbusters $128,350,574
58 2 Feb 13, 2015 Kingsman: The Secret Service $128,261,724
59 4 Dec 8, 2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $128,067,808
60 2 Dec 25, 2014 Into the Woods $128,002,372
61 3 Dec 25, 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button $127,509,326
62 2 Jun 17, 2016 Central Intelligence $127,440,871
63 2 Dec 18, 2013 Anchorman: The Legend Continues $127,352,707
64 2 Jun 20, 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding $126,813,153
65 2 Jun 25, 1993 Sleepless in Seattle $126,680,884
66 2 Jul 1, 2016 The Legend of Tarzan $126,643,061
67 2 Jun 8, 2012 Prometheus $126,477,084
68 2 May 21, 2009 Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins $125,322,469
69 2 Dec 19, 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies $125,304,276
70 5 Nov 21, 2012 Life of Pi $124,987,022
71 2 Jun 30, 2006 The Devil Wears Prada $124,740,460
72 3 Dec 27, 2000 Traffic $124,107,476
73 2 Nov 25, 2015 The Good Dinosaur $123,087,120
74 2 Nov 25, 1992 The Bodyguard $121,945,720
75 2 Jun 14, 2002 The Bourne Identity $121,468,960
76 2 Jun 19, 1998 Mulan $120,620,254
77 4 Jul 25, 2003 Seabiscuit $120,277,854
78 2 Nov 18, 2005 Walk the Line $119,519,402
79 3 Jul 20, 2007 Hairspray $118,871,849
80 2 Jul 23, 2010 Salt $118,311,368
81 2 May 31, 2013 Now You See Me $117,723,989
82 2 Jun 2, 2000 Big Momma's House $117,559,438
83 2 Jul 8, 2011 Horrible Bosses $117,538,559
84 4 Dec 25, 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street $116,900,694
85 2 May 28, 1999 Notting Hill $116,089,678
86 3 Dec 25, 2014 Unbroken $115,637,895
87 2 Jun 3, 1988 Big $114,968,774
88 2 Nov 21, 2008 Bolt $114,053,759
89 2 Dec 19, 2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb $113,746,621
90 2 Jun 29, 2012 Magic Mike $113,721,571
91 2 Jun 28, 2000 The Patriot $113,330,342
92 3 Jul 29, 2016 Bad Moms $113,257,297
93 2 Jun 22, 2001 Doctor Dolittle 2 $112,950,721
94 4 Dec 25, 2009 It's Complicated $112,735,375
95 2 May 23, 2013 The Hangover 3 $112,200,072
96 2 Nov 20, 1998 Enemy of the State $111,549,836
97 3 Nov 15, 1989 The Little Mermaid $111,543,479
98 3 Dec 21, 2005 Fun With Dick And Jane $110,550,000
99 2 Aug 6, 2003 Freaky Friday $110,222,438
100 2 Dec 25, 2008 Bedtime Stories $110,101,975