IMDb Anniversary #1 Moviesby Mega_wizard | created - 13 Sep 2015 | updated - 13 Sep 2015 | Public
October 17, 2015 is IMDb's 25th anniversary! To celebrate this, which is your favorite movie that was #1 at the box office for the week of IMDb's anniversary each year since its creation? Discuss it here
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1. Marked for Death (1990)
R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A retired DEA agent is out to hunt down and take out a Jamaican drug posse that has targeted he and his family for murder.
Votes: 17,380 | Gross: $46.04M
October 12-18, 1990 gross: $9,554,618
2. The Fisher King (1991)
R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.
Votes: 71,330 | Gross: $41.90M
October 11-17, 1991 gross: $6,109,792
3. Under Siege (1992)
R | 103 min | Action, Thriller
An ex-Navy Seal turned cook is the only person who can stop a group of terrorists when they seize control of a U.S. battleship.
Votes: 68,716 | Gross: $83.36M
October 16-22, 1992 gross: $14,407,164
4. Demolition Man (1993)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
Votes: 140,476 | Gross: $58.06M
October 15-21, 1993 gross: $13,154,241
5. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,565,626 | Gross: $107.93M
October 14-20, 1994 gross: $13,280,967
6. Se7en (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.
Votes: 1,225,363 | Gross: $100.13M
October 13-19, 1995 gross: $11,323,568
7. The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
R | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers.
Votes: 51,128 | Gross: $38.62M
October 11-17, 1995 gross: $12,733,393
8. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Four young friends bound by a tragic accident are reunited when they find themselves being stalked by a hook-wielding maniac in their small seaside town.
Votes: 119,226 | Gross: $72.59M
October 17-23, 1997 gross: $20,261,514
9. Practical Magic (1998)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Two witch sisters, raised by their eccentric aunts in a small town, face closed-minded prejudice and a curse which threatens to prevent them ever finding lasting love.
Votes: 63,899 | Gross: $46.68M
October 16-22, 1998 gross: $17,086,463
10. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soapmaker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.
Votes: 1,604,856 | Gross: $37.03M
October 15-21, 1999 gross: $15,555,847
11. Meet the Parents (2000)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is every date's worst nightmare.
Votes: 286,585 | Gross: $166.24M
October 13-19, 2000 gross: $27,051,590
12. Training Day (2001)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes beyond a full work day in training within the narcotics division of the L.A.P.D. with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.
Votes: 345,525 | Gross: $76.63M
October 12-18, 2001 gross: $17,905,368
13. Red Dragon (2002)
R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer. Aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.
Votes: 225,552 | Gross: $93.15M
October 11-17, 2002 gross: $23,423,285
14. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
R | 98 min | Horror
After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Votes: 119,804 | Gross: $80.57M
October 17-23, 2003 gross: $36,450,907
15. Shark Tale (2004)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidentally killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother decide to use the incident to their own advantage.
Votes: 149,554 | Gross: $160.86M
October 15-21, 2004 gross: $25,955,278
16. The Fog (2005)
PG-13 | 100 min | Horror
A thick mist full of vengeful spirits haunts a prosperous island town off the coast of Oregon, as its inhabitants try to learn their town's dark secret in order to stop it.
Votes: 32,195 | Gross: $29.51M
October 14-20, 2005 gross: $14,248,444
17. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 1,031,267 | Gross: $132.38M
October 13-19, 2006 gross: $25,522,038
18. Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
The big screen adaptation of Perry's stage play about the trials of marriage, and what happens to one family when a sexy young temptress arrives on the scene.
Votes: 11,368 | Gross: $55.18M
October 12-18, 2007 gross: $26,764,810
19. Max Payne (2008)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a police detective whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.
Votes: 115,700 | Gross: $40.69M
October 17-23, 2008 gross: $22,063,971
20. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.
Votes: 94,852 | Gross: $77.23M
October 16-22, 2009 gross: $39,539,575
21. Jackass 3D (2010)
R | 94 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy
Johnny Knoxville and company return for the third installment of their TV show spin-off, where dangerous stunts and explicit public displays rule.
Votes: 52,194 | Gross: $117.22M
October 15-21, 2010 gross: $65,547,226
22. Real Steel (2011)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Drama, Family
In the near future, robot boxing is a top sport. A struggling promoter feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot.
Votes: 278,485 | Gross: $85.47M
October 14-20, 2011 gross: $20,467,839
23. Taken 2 (2012)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.
Votes: 265,854 | Gross: $139.85M
October 12-18, 2012 gross: $28,312,617
24. Gravity (2013)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident which leaves them stranded in space.
Votes: 679,503 | Gross: $274.09M
October 11-17, 2013 gross: $60,401,211
25. Fury (2014)
R | 134 min | Action, Drama, War
A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945.
Votes: 366,073 | Gross: $85.82M
October 17-23, 2014 gross: $33,050,428