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TOP OPENING WEEKENDS BY SEASON
1982-Present


Note: This chart only shows the top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheatersAverageTotal Gross^Date**
1 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire LGF $158,074,286 37.2% 4,163 $37,971 $424,668,047 11/22/13
2 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sum. $142,839,137 48.2% 4,024 $35,497 $296,623,634 11/20/09
3 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S $141,067,634 48.3% 4,070 $34,660 $292,324,737 11/16/12
4 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $138,122,261 49.1% 4,061 $34,012 $281,287,133 11/18/11
5 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 WB $125,017,372 42.2% 4,125 $30,307 $295,983,305 11/19/10
6 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire WB $102,685,961 35.4% 3,858 $26,616 $290,013,036 11/18/05
7 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB $90,294,621 28.4% 3,672 $24,590 $317,575,550 11/16/01
8 Skyfall Sony $88,364,714 29.0% 3,505 $25,211 $304,360,277 11/09/12
9 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB $88,357,488 33.7% 3,682 $23,997 $261,988,482 11/15/02
10 Thor: The Dark World BV $85,737,841 41.5% 3,841 $22,322 $206,362,140 11/08/13
11 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $84,617,303 27.9% 4,045 $20,919 $303,003,568 12/14/12
12 I Am Legend WB $77,211,321 30.1% 3,606 $21,411 $256,393,010 12/14/07
13 Avatar Fox $77,025,481 10.3% 3,452 $22,313 $749,766,139 12/18/09
14 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $73,645,197 28.5% 3,903 $18,869 $258,366,855 12/13/13
15 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $72,629,713 19.3% 3,703 $19,613 $377,027,325 12/17/03
16 The Incredibles BV $70,467,623 27.0% 3,933 $17,917 $261,441,092 11/05/04
17 Twilight Sum. $69,637,740 36.1% 3,419 $20,368 $192,769,854 11/21/08
18 Quantum of Solace Sony $67,528,882 40.1% 3,451 $19,568 $168,368,427 11/14/08
19 Frozen BV $67,391,326 16.8% 3,742 $18,009 $400,738,009 11/27/13
20 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe BV $65,556,312 22.5% 3,616 $18,129 $291,710,957 12/09/05
21 2012 Sony $65,237,614 39.3% 3,404 $19,165 $166,112,167 11/13/09
22 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $63,106,589 35.1% 4,056 $15,559 $180,010,950 11/07/08
23 Monsters, Inc. BV $62,577,067 24.5% 3,237 $19,331 $255,873,250 11/02/01
24 Sherlock Holmes WB $62,304,277 29.8% 3,626 $17,183 $209,028,679 12/25/09
25 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $62,007,528 18.2% 3,622 $17,119 $339,789,881 12/18/02
26 Toy Story 2 BV $57,388,839 23.3% 3,236 $17,734 $245,852,179 11/24/99
27 Big Hero 6 BV $56,215,889 49.1% 3,761 $14,947 $114,472,033 11/07/14
28 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Uni. $55,082,330 21.2% 3,127 $17,615 $260,044,825 11/17/00
29 8 Mile Uni. $51,240,555 43.9% 2,470 $20,745 $116,750,901 11/08/02
30 King Kong Uni. $50,130,145 23.0% 3,568 $14,049 $218,080,025 12/14/05
31 Wreck-It Ralph BV $49,038,712 25.9% 3,752 $13,070 $189,422,889 11/02/12
32 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $48,875,415 22.3% 3,700 $13,210 $219,614,612 12/23/09
33 Tangled BV $48,767,052 24.3% 3,603 $13,535 $200,821,936 11/24/10
34 The Matrix Revolutions WB $48,475,154 34.8% 3,502 $13,842 $139,313,948 11/05/03
35 Interstellar Par. $47,510,360 45.8% 3,561 $13,342 $103,780,264 11/07/14
36 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $47,211,490 15.1% 3,359 $14,055 $313,364,114 12/19/01
37 Die Another Day MGM $47,072,040 29.2% 3,314 $14,203 $160,942,139 11/22/02
38 Meet the Fockers Uni. $46,120,980 16.5% 3,518 $13,110 $279,261,160 12/22/04
39 Megamind P/DW $46,016,833 31.0% 3,944 $11,668 $148,415,853 11/05/10
40 National Treasure: Book of Secrets BV $44,783,772 20.4% 3,832 $11,686 $219,964,115 12/21/07
41 Alvin and the Chipmunks Fox $44,307,417 20.4% 3,475 $12,750 $217,326,974 12/14/07
42 Tron Legacy BV $44,026,211 25.6% 3,451 $12,758 $172,062,763 12/17/10
43 American Gangster Uni. $43,565,115 33.5% 3,054 $14,264 $130,164,645 11/02/07
44 Happy Feet WB $41,533,432 21.0% 3,804 $10,918 $198,000,317 11/17/06
45 Casino Royale Sony $40,833,156 24.4% 3,434 $11,890 $167,445,960 11/17/06
46 Charlie's Angels Sony $40,128,550 32.0% 3,037 $13,213 $125,305,545 11/03/00
47 Chicken Little BV $40,049,778 29.6% 3,654 $10,960 $135,386,665 11/04/05
48 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows WB $39,637,079 21.2% 3,703 $10,704 $186,848,418 12/16/11
49 The Waterboy BV $39,414,071 24.4% 2,664 $14,795 $161,491,646 11/06/98
50 Ocean's Twelve WB $39,153,380 31.2% 3,290 $11,900 $125,544,280 12/10/04
51 The Cat in the Hat Uni. $38,329,160 37.9% 3,464 $11,065 $101,149,285 11/21/03
52 Ocean's Eleven WB $38,107,822 20.8% 3,075 $12,392 $183,417,150 12/07/01
53 Bee Movie P/DW $38,021,044 30.0% 3,928 $9,679 $126,631,277 11/02/07
54 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls WB $37,804,076 34.9% 2,652 $14,254 $108,385,533 11/10/95
55 Interview with the Vampire WB $36,389,705 34.6% 2,604 $13,975 $105,264,608 11/11/94
56 Marley and Me Fox $36,357,586 25.4% 3,480 $10,448 $143,153,751 12/25/08
57 Dumb and Dumber To Uni. $36,111,775 85.5% 3,154 $11,450 $42,216,455 11/14/14
58 The World Is Not Enough MGM $35,519,007 28.0% 3,163 $11,229 $126,943,684 11/19/99
59 National Treasure BV $35,142,554 20.3% 3,017 $11,648 $173,008,894 11/19/04
60 Enchanted BV $34,440,317 26.9% 3,730 $9,233 $127,807,262 11/21/07
61 Ransom BV $34,216,088 25.1% 2,676 $12,786 $136,492,681 11/08/96
62 The Blind Side WB $34,119,372 13.3% 3,110 $10,971 $255,959,475 11/20/09
63 What Women Want Par. $33,614,543 18.4% 3,012 $11,160 $182,811,707 12/15/00
64 101 Dalmatians (1996) BV $33,504,025 24.6% 2,794 $11,991 $136,189,294 11/27/96
65 A Bug's Life BV $33,258,052 20.4% 2,686 $12,382 $162,798,565 11/27/98
66 Scream 2 Dim. $32,926,342 32.5% 2,663 $12,364 $101,363,301 12/12/97
67 Due Date WB $32,689,406 32.5% 3,355 $9,743 $100,539,043 11/05/10
68 Immortals Rela. $32,206,425 38.6% 3,112 $10,349 $83,504,017 11/11/11
69 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Par. $32,018,216 37.5% 3,212 $9,968 $85,417,988 11/19/04
70 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Fox $31,126,882 17.9% 2,222 $14,008 $173,585,516 11/20/92
71 Elf NL $31,113,501 17.9% 3,337 $9,323 $173,398,518 11/07/03
72 Four Christmases WB (NL) $31,069,826 25.9% 3,310 $9,387 $120,146,040 11/26/08
73 Pokemon: The First Movie WB $31,036,678 36.2% 3,043 $10,199 $85,744,662 11/10/99
74 Little Fockers Uni. $30,833,665 20.8% 3,536 $8,720 $148,438,600 12/22/10
75 Star Trek: First Contact Par. $30,716,131 33.4% 2,812 $10,923 $92,027,888 11/22/96
76 Bram Stoker's Dracula Col. $30,521,679 37.0% 2,491 $12,252 $82,522,790 11/13/92
77 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $30,480,153 38.4% 3,560 $8,562 $79,366,978 12/12/08
78 Night at the Museum Fox $30,433,781 12.1% 3,685 $8,258 $250,863,268 12/22/06
79 Unbreakable BV $30,330,771 31.9% 2,708 $11,200 $95,011,339 11/22/00
80 Django Unchained Wein. $30,122,888 18.5% 3,010 $10,008 $162,805,434 12/25/12
81 The Best Man Holiday Uni. $30,107,555 42.7% 2,024 $14,875 $70,525,195 11/15/13
82 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Par. $30,061,756 25.3% 3,620 $8,304 $118,634,549 12/17/04
83 Sleepy Hollow Par. $30,060,467 29.7% 3,064 $9,810 $101,071,502 11/19/99
84 Catch Me If You Can DW $30,053,627 18.3% 3,156 $9,522 $164,615,351 12/25/02
85 A Christmas Carol (2009) BV $30,051,075 21.8% 3,683 $8,159 $137,855,863 11/06/09
86 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $29,556,629 14.1% 3,448 $8,572 $209,397,903 12/21/11
87 The Muppets BV $29,239,026 33.0% 3,440 $8,500 $88,631,237 11/23/11
88 Toy Story BV $29,140,617 15.2% 2,457 $11,860 $191,796,233 11/22/95
89 The Santa Clause 2 BV $29,008,696 20.8% 3,350 $8,659 $139,236,327 11/01/02
90 Cast Away Fox $28,883,406 12.4% 2,774 $10,412 $233,632,142 12/22/00
91 Titanic Par. $28,638,131 4.8% 2,674 $10,710 $600,788,188 12/19/97
92 Back to the Future Part II Uni. $27,835,125 23.5% 1,865 $14,925 $118,450,002 11/22/89
93 Jarhead Uni. $27,726,210 44.2% 2,411 $11,499 $62,658,220 11/04/05
94 Cheaper by the Dozen Fox $27,557,647 19.9% 3,298 $8,355 $138,614,544 12/25/03
95 Space Jam WB $27,528,529 30.4% 2,650 $10,388 $90,418,342 11/15/96
96 Beowulf Par. $27,515,871 33.4% 3,153 $8,726 $82,280,579 11/16/07
97 Bedtime Stories BV $27,450,296 24.9% 3,681 $7,457 $110,101,975 12/25/08
98 The Rugrats Movie Par. $27,321,470 27.2% 2,782 $9,820 $100,494,675 11/20/98
99 Les Miserables (2012) Uni. $27,281,735 18.3% 2,814 $9,695 $148,809,770 12/25/12
100 Ender's Game LG/S $27,017,351 43.8% 3,407 $7,930 $61,737,191 11/01/13
101 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Par. $26,853,816 21.1% 2,988 $8,987 $127,509,326 12/25/08
102 Flubber BV $26,725,207 28.7% 2,641 $10,119 $92,977,226 11/26/97
103 The Pursuit of Happyness Sony $26,541,709 16.2% 2,852 $9,306 $163,566,459 12/15/06
104 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Fox $26,455,463 20.6% 837 $31,607 $128,505,958 11/03/06
105 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Par. $26,232,425 21.0% 3,507 $7,480 $125,168,368 12/18/13
106 Bolt BV $26,223,128 23.0% 3,651 $7,182 $114,053,579 11/21/08
107 GoldenEye MGM $26,205,007 24.6% 2,667 $9,825 $106,429,941 11/17/95
108 The Golden Compass NL $25,783,232 36.8% 3,528 $7,308 $70,107,728 12/07/07
109 Patch Adams Uni. $25,262,280 18.7% 2,712 $9,315 $135,026,902 12/25/98
110 Tomorrow Never Dies MGM $25,143,007 20.1% 2,807 $8,957 $125,304,276 12/19/97
111 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Fox $25,105,990 26.7% 3,101 $8,096 $93,927,920 11/14/03
112 Vanilla Sky Par. $25,015,518 24.9% 2,742 $9,123 $100,618,344 12/14/01
113 Jack and Jill Sony $25,003,575 33.7% 3,438 $7,273 $74,158,157 11/11/11
114 Flight Par. $24,900,566 26.6% 1,884 $13,217 $93,772,375 11/02/12
115 True Grit Par. $24,830,443 14.5% 3,047 $8,149 $171,243,005 12/22/10
116 The Haunted Mansion BV $24,278,410 32.0% 3,122 $7,776 $75,847,266 11/26/03
117 The Last Samurai WB $24,271,354 21.8% 2,908 $8,346 $111,127,263 12/05/03
118 The Princess and the Frog BV $24,208,916 23.2% 3,434 $7,050 $104,400,899 12/11/09
119 The Addams Family Par. $24,203,754 21.3% 2,411 $10,038 $113,502,426 11/22/91
120 Tower Heist Uni. $24,025,190 30.8% 3,367 $7,135 $78,046,570 11/04/11
121 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Fox $24,005,069 23.0% 3,555 $6,752 $104,386,950 12/10/10
122 Rise of the Guardians P/DW $23,773,465 23.0% 3,653 $6,508 $103,412,758 11/21/12
123 The Polar Express WB $23,323,463 14.3% 3,650 $6,389 $162,775,358 11/10/04
124 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $23,244,744 17.5% 3,723 $6,244 $133,110,742 12/16/11
125 Eragon Fox $23,239,907 31.0% 3,020 $7,695 $75,030,163 12/15/06
126 Star Trek: Generations Par. $23,116,394 30.5% 2,659 $8,694 $75,671,125 11/18/94
127 Rugrats in Paris: The Movie Par. $22,718,184 29.7% 2,934 $7,743 $76,507,756 11/17/00
128 Unstoppable Fox $22,688,457 27.8% 3,207 $7,075 $81,562,942 11/12/10
129 Shallow Hal Fox $22,518,295 31.8% 2,770 $8,129 $70,839,203 11/09/01
130 Life of Pi Fox $22,451,514 18.0% 2,927 $7,670 $124,987,023 11/21/12
131 Walk the Line Fox $22,347,341 18.7% 2,961 $7,547 $119,519,402 11/18/05
132 It's Complicated Uni. $22,100,820 19.6% 2,887 $7,655 $112,735,375 12/25/09
133 Starship Troopers Sony $22,058,773 40.2% 2,971 $7,424 $54,814,377 11/07/97
134 Star Trek: Insurrection Par. $22,052,836 31.4% 2,620 $8,417 $70,187,658 12/11/98
135 Spy Game Uni. $21,689,125 34.8% 2,770 $7,830 $62,362,560 11/21/01
136 Christmas with the Kranks SonR $21,570,867 29.2% 3,393 $6,357 $73,780,539 11/24/04
137 Happy Feet Two WB $21,237,068 33.2% 3,606 $5,889 $64,006,466 11/18/11
138 Lincoln BV $21,049,406 11.6% 1,775 $11,859 $182,207,973 11/16/12
139 Valkyrie UA $21,027,007 25.3% 2,711 $7,756 $83,077,833 12/25/08
140 Deja Vu BV $20,574,802 32.1% 3,108 $6,619 $64,038,616 11/22/06
141 End of Days Uni. $20,523,595 30.7% 2,593 $7,915 $66,889,043 11/24/99
142 Mrs. Doubtfire Fox $20,468,847 9.3% 1,605 $12,753 $219,195,243 11/24/93
143 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Par. $20,114,233 31.9% 2,190 $9,184 $63,118,386 12/20/96
144 Enemy of the State BV $20,038,573 18.0% 2,393 $8,373 $111,549,836 11/20/98
145 Rocky IV UA $19,991,537 15.6% 1,325 $15,087 $127,873,716 11/27/85
146 102 Dalmatians BV $19,883,351 29.7% 2,704 $7,353 $66,957,026 11/22/00
147 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause BV $19,504,038 23.1% 3,458 $5,640 $84,500,122 11/03/06
148 For Colored Girls LGF $19,497,324 51.7% 2,127 $9,167 $37,729,698 11/05/10
149 The Santa Clause BV $19,321,992 13.3% 2,183 $8,851 $144,833,357 11/11/94
150 Aladdin BV $19,289,073 8.9% 1,131 $17,054 $217,350,219 11/25/92
151 Gothika WB $19,288,438 32.3% 2,382 $8,097 $59,694,580 11/21/03
152 Role Models Uni. $19,167,085 28.5% 2,792 $6,865 $67,294,270 11/07/08
153 Stepmom Sony $19,142,440 21.0% 2,358 $8,118 $91,137,662 12/25/98
154 The One SonR $19,112,404 43.5% 2,894 $6,604 $43,905,746 11/02/01
155 American Hustle Sony $19,106,933 12.7% 2,507 $7,621 $150,117,807 12/20/13
156 Flushed Away P/DW $18,814,323 29.1% 3,707 $5,075 $64,665,672 11/03/06
157 Behind Enemy Lines Fox $18,736,133 31.8% 2,770 $6,763 $58,856,790 11/30/01
158 Maid in Manhattan SonR $18,711,407 19.9% 2,838 $6,593 $94,011,225 12/13/02
159 Fred Claus WB $18,515,473 25.7% 3,603 $5,138 $72,006,777 11/09/07
160 Star Trek: Nemesis Par. $18,513,305 42.8% 2,711 $6,828 $43,254,409 12/13/02
161 You've Got Mail WB $18,426,749 15.9% 2,691 $6,847 $115,821,495 12/18/98
162 The Wolf of Wall Street Par. $18,361,578 15.7% 2,537 $7,238 $116,900,694 12/25/13
163 Yes Man WB $18,262,471 18.7% 3,434 $5,318 $97,690,976 12/19/08
164 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Par. $18,162,837 24.3% 1,804 $10,068 $74,888,996 12/06/91
165 The Green Mile WB $18,017,152 13.2% 2,875 $6,266 $136,801,374 12/10/99
166 This Christmas SGem $17,958,183 36.6% 1,858 $9,665 $49,121,934 11/21/07
167 Yours, Mine and Ours Par. $17,461,108 32.7% 3,206 $5,446 $53,412,862 11/23/05
168 Michael NL $17,435,711 18.3% 2,141 $8,143 $95,318,203 12/25/96
169 Jerry Maguire Sony $17,084,296 11.1% 2,531 $6,750 $153,952,592 12/13/96
170 Home Alone Fox $17,081,997 6.0% 1,202 $14,211 $285,761,243 11/16/90
171 Old Dogs BV $16,894,511 34.1% 3,425 $4,933 $49,492,060 11/25/09
172 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Par. $16,881,888 15.4% 1,349 $12,514 $109,713,132 11/26/86
173 The Pelican Brief WB $16,864,404 16.7% 1,993 $8,461 $100,768,056 12/17/93
174 Mortal Kombat: Annihilation NL $16,771,694 46.7% 2,140 $7,837 $35,927,406 11/21/97
175 The Bone Collector Uni. $16,712,020 25.1% 2,587 $6,460 $66,518,655 11/05/99
176 The Bodyguard WB $16,611,793 13.6% 1,717 $9,674 $121,945,720 11/25/92
177 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Sony $16,520,038 41.3% 2,443 $6,762 $40,002,112 11/13/98
178 Alien Resurrection Fox $16,474,092 34.5% 2,415 $6,821 $47,795,658 11/26/97
179 The Tourist Sony $16,472,458 24.4% 2,756 $5,977 $67,631,157 12/10/10
180 Yogi Bear WB $16,411,322 16.4% 3,515 $4,669 $100,246,011 12/17/10
181 Dumb and Dumber NL $16,363,442 12.9% 2,447 $6,687 $127,175,374 12/16/94
182 Last Vegas CBS $16,334,566 25.6% 3,065 $5,329 $63,914,167 11/01/13
183 Harlem Nights Par. $16,096,808 26.4% 2,180 $7,383 $60,864,870 11/17/89
184 Something's Gotta Give Sony $16,064,723 12.9% 2,677 $6,001 $124,728,738 12/12/03
185 Little Nicky NL $16,063,904 40.7% 2,910 $5,520 $39,464,775 11/10/00
186 Blade: Trinity NL $16,061,271 30.6% 2,912 $5,515 $52,411,906 12/08/04
187 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas LGF $16,007,634 30.5% 2,194 $7,296 $52,543,354 12/13/13
188 Free Birds Rela. $15,805,237 28.3% 3,736 $4,231 $55,750,480 11/01/13
189 A Few Good Men Col. $15,517,468 11.0% 1,925 $8,061 $141,340,178 12/11/92
190 Vertical Limit Sony $15,507,845 22.4% 2,307 $6,722 $69,243,859 12/08/00
191 Beverly Hills Cop Par. $15,214,805 6.5% 1,532 $9,931 $234,760,478 12/05/84
192 Jack Reacher Par. $15,210,156 19.0% 3,352 $4,538 $80,070,736 12/21/12
193 The Jackal Uni. $15,164,595 27.6% 2,193 $6,915 $54,930,280 11/14/97
194 Stuart Little Sony $15,018,223 10.7% 2,878 $5,218 $140,035,367 12/17/99
195 Meet Joe Black Uni. $15,017,995 33.7% 2,503 $5,999 $44,619,100 11/13/98
196 Apocalypto BV $15,005,604 29.5% 2,465 $6,087 $50,866,635 12/08/06
197 Seven Pounds Sony $14,851,136 21.2% 2,758 $5,385 $69,951,824 12/19/08
198 Australia Fox $14,800,723 29.9% 2,642 $5,602 $49,554,002 11/26/08
199 Ali Sony $14,710,892 25.3% 2,446 $6,014 $58,203,105 12/25/01
200 Cold Mountain Mira. $14,574,213 15.2% 2,163 $6,737 $95,636,509 12/25/03

Note: Holiday is defined as the first Friday in November through New Year's week or weekend.


CHART NOTES
* Weekend equals Fri-Sat-Sun. Movies that do not have a 3-day opening gross are not included on this chart.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.
** First weekend of wide release.

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