Which movies have stayed atop the box office charts for the longest amount of time? It seems rare now that a film makes it as long as Guardians of the Galaxy has with its four weeks as box office champ.
But, it was not that long ago where it could happen that a film could be on top for five, six... heck, even 16 weeks!
So, which movies have joined that exclusive club of films that have been the nation's top movie for at least five weeks?
Click through and witness the 19 movies with the longest box office topping runs.
Michael Keaton as a stay at home dad equaled box office success. It sat at number one for five weeks back in 1983.
People liked to party on with Wayne and Garth as the first Wayne's World movie topped the box ofifce charts for five weeks in 1992.
Oh, Robin Williams, we sure miss you. His film Mrs. Doubtfire was a runaway hit back in 1993 as it topped the charts for an impressive five weeks.
My name's Forrest Gump, people call me Forrest Gump, and they lined up for over a month to hear Tom Hanks say that and dozens of other memorable lines. Gump not only won Best Picture in 1994, it was the number one movie for five weeks.
Return of the Jedi
The Force was strong with the third film from George Lucas in his Star Wars trilogy. Return of the Jedi was the number one movie for six weeks.
Rain Man was another Oscar winner that was also a box office champ. In 1998, Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman joined forces and ruled the box office for six weeks.
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