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Limited release B.O. winners – 2000

TOP 50 Indie Pix

This year, Daily Variety’s Independents

special issue provides a full list of 2000’s top arthouse grossers. (Jan. 3, 2000 – Jan 1. 2001)

Rank Title (distrib)

Domestic B.O.
(in millions)

1. Best in Show (WB)
17,179,643

2. Billy Elliot (U Focus)
17,095,205

3. Boys Don’t Cry (Fox Searchlight)*
8,843,539

4. Croupier (Shooting Gallery)
6,201,143

5. All About My Mother (Sony Classics)*
6,184,858

6. Topsy-Turvy (USA)*
6,049,852

7. Sunshine (Par Classics)*
5,067,511

8. The Virgin Suicides (Par Classics)
4,865,777

9. Duets (BV)
4,739,023

10 The Tao of Steve (Sony Classics)
4,342,203

11. Dancer in the Dark (Fine Line)
4,184,036

12. East is East (Miramax)
4,177,818

13. You Can Count on Me (Par Classics)
3,815,524

14. Quills (Fox Searchlight)
3,350,819

15. Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai (Artisan)
3,308,029

16. Sweet & Lowdown (Sony Classics)*
3,298,328

17. The Big Kahuna (Lions Gate)
3,165,544

18. Up at the Villa (USA)
2,933,161

19. Requiem for a Dream (Artisan)
2,844,978

20. God’s Army (Zion)
2,637,726

21. East-West (Sony Classics)*
2,321,029

22. Mansfield Park (Miramax)*
2,303,597

23. Bamboozled (New Line)
2,274,979

24. But I’m a Cheerleader (Lions Gate)
2,205,627

25. Cradle Will Rock (BV)*
2,133,409

26. Butterfly (Miramax)
2,092,682

27. Beyond the Mat (Lions Gate)*
2,053,648

28. Titus (Fox Searchlight)*
1,838,817

29. The Straight Story (BV)*
1,825,167

30. Bossa Nova (Sony Classics)
1,823,297

31. The Color of Paradise (Sony Classics)
1,817,216

32. The Broken Hearts Club (Sony Classics)
1,719,458

33. Life & Times of Hank Greenberg (Cowboy)
1,712,385

34. Girl on the Bridge (Par Classics)
1,707,941

35. Blood Simple (re) (USA)
1,701,855

36. Holy Smoke (Miramax)*
1,700,217

37. Gun Shy (BV)
1,638,202

38. Hamlet (Miramax)
1,577,287

39. Rear Window (re) (USA)
1,574,607

40 State and Main (Fine Line)
1,542,365

41. Girlfight (Sony)
1,524,910

42. Liberty Heights (WB)*
1,450,214

43. Jesus’ Son (Lions Gate)
1,302,067

44. Cecil B. Demented (Artisan)
1,284,646

45. Backstage (Miramax)
1,191,835

46. Trois (Rainforest)
1,161,843

47. Shower (Sony Classics)
1,157,764

48. Groove (Sony Classics)
1,115,313

49. Catfish in Black Bean Sauce (Iron Hill)
1,107,583

50. The Emperor and the Assassin (Sony Classics)*
1,094,161

*2000 B.O. only in $, excludes 1999 receipts

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