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TOP OPENING WEEKENDS BY MONTH


Note: This chart only shows the top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheatersAverageAdjusted Gross^Date**
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $98,164,500 19.6% 3,703 $26,508 $501,535,800 12/17/03
2 I Am Legend WB $91,464,000 30.6% 3,606 $25,363 $299,300,500 12/14/07
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $86,981,300 18.6% 3,622 $24,014 $466,989,000 12/18/02
4 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $85,668,400 27.8% 4,045 $21,179 $308,356,800 12/14/12
5 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe BV $83,351,600 22.6% 3,616 $23,050 $368,186,100 12/9/05
6 Avatar Fox $82,491,200 10.6% 3,452 $23,896 $781,618,700 12/18/09
7 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $71,881,200 28.0% 3,903 $18,417 $256,860,000 12/13/13
8 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $67,981,200 15.3% 3,359 $20,238 $443,928,500 12/19/01
9 Sherlock Holmes WB $66,725,300 30.5% 3,626 $18,402 $218,963,800 12/25/09
10 King Kong Uni. $63,738,000 23.2% 3,568 $17,863 $275,230,400 12/14/05
11 Meet the Fockers Uni. $60,529,100 16.8% 3,518 $17,206 $360,010,100 12/22/04
12 Scream 2 Dim. $58,464,000 32.8% 2,663 $21,954 $178,490,900 12/12/97
13 Ocean's Eleven WB $54,872,600 21.0% 3,075 $17,844 $261,409,200 12/7/01
14 National Treasure: Book of Secrets BV $53,050,500 20.9% 3,832 $13,843 $254,056,300 12/21/07
15 Alvin and the Chipmunks Fox $52,486,300 20.8% 3,475 $15,104 $252,249,300 12/14/07
16 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $52,343,600 22.7% 3,700 $14,147 $230,676,900 12/23/09
17 Ocean's Twelve WB $51,384,900 31.4% 3,290 $15,618 $163,618,900 12/10/04
18 Titanic Par. $50,849,800 4.9% 2,674 $19,017 $1,046,019,000 12/19/97
19 What Women Want Par. $50,827,200 18.8% 3,012 $16,875 $269,681,000 12/15/00
20 Tron Legacy BV $44,795,700 25.6% 3,451 $12,981 $175,070,100 12/17/10
21 Tomorrow Never Dies MGM $44,643,900 20.4% 2,807 $15,904 $219,326,100 12/19/97
22 Patch Adams Uni. $43,899,300 19.7% 2,712 $16,187 $222,823,900 12/25/98
23 Cast Away Fox $43,673,400 12.8% 2,774 $15,744 $341,437,700 12/22/00
24 Catch Me If You Can DW $42,157,800 18.9% 3,156 $13,357 $223,441,700 12/25/02
25 Marley and Me Fox $41,269,400 25.4% 3,480 $11,859 $162,493,500 12/25/08
26 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows WB $41,257,000 21.3% 3,703 $11,141 $193,574,500 12/16/11
27 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Par. $39,453,000 25.6% 3,620 $10,898 $154,115,100 12/17/04
28 Star Trek: The Motion Picture Par. $38,725,200 14.5% 857 $45,185 $267,094,200 11/30/-1
29 Star Trek: Insurrection Par. $38,322,100 32.0% 2,620 $14,627 $119,794,400 12/11/98
30 Night at the Museum Fox $37,868,000 12.5% 3,685 $10,275 $301,889,000 12/22/06
31 Cheaper by the Dozen Fox $37,246,200 20.4% 3,298 $11,292 $182,224,800 12/25/03
32 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Par. $37,088,500 32.5% 2,190 $16,934 $114,183,900 12/20/96
33 Beverly Hills Cop Par. $36,905,000 6.7% 1,532 $24,089 $547,272,600 12/5/84
34 Vanilla Sky Par. $36,020,600 25.2% 2,742 $13,136 $143,189,000 12/14/01
35 Every Which Way But Loose WB $35,777,400 12.1% 1,275 $28,058 $296,731,300 11/30/-1
36 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Par. $35,160,800 24.1% 1,804 $19,490 $145,850,300 12/6/91
37 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox $34,597,900 38.4% 3,560 $9,719 $90,089,200 12/12/08
38 Stepmom Sony $33,264,600 22.0% 2,358 $14,107 $150,942,400 12/25/98
39 The Pelican Brief WB $33,199,200 16.8% 1,993 $16,656 $197,376,500 12/17/93
40 The Pursuit of Happyness Sony $33,025,200 16.6% 2,852 $11,579 $198,477,500 12/15/06
41 The Last Samurai WB $32,804,600 22.1% 2,908 $11,280 $148,428,900 12/5/03
42 Michael NL $32,149,600 18.9% 2,141 $15,015 $169,943,100 12/25/96
43 You've Got Mail WB $32,020,900 16.5% 2,691 $11,898 $194,322,400 12/18/98
44 Dumb and Dumber NL $31,904,800 13.2% 2,447 $13,038 $242,198,300 12/16/94
45 Jerry Maguire Sony $31,501,600 11.4% 2,531 $12,446 $276,521,900 12/13/96
46 Little Fockers Uni. $31,372,600 20.8% 3,536 $8,872 $151,033,000 12/22/10
47 Bedtime Stories BV $31,158,800 24.9% 3,681 $8,464 $124,976,500 12/25/08
48 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $30,764,600 14.2% 3,448 $8,922 $216,690,300 12/21/11
49 The Golden Compass NL $30,542,600 37.1% 3,528 $8,657 $82,256,400 12/7/07
50 Django Unchained Wein. $30,497,100 18.3% 3,010 $10,132 $166,644,000 12/25/12
51 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Par. $30,481,700 21.1% 2,988 $10,201 $144,735,500 12/25/08
52 A Few Good Men Col. $30,474,100 11.0% 1,925 $15,831 $277,942,700 12/11/92
53 Eragon Fox $28,916,800 31.5% 3,020 $9,575 $91,757,700 12/15/06
54 The Green Mile WB $28,905,500 13.6% 2,875 $10,053 $212,840,800 12/10/99
55 Les Miserables (2012) Uni. $27,620,600 18.3% 2,814 $9,815 $150,658,300 12/25/12
56 King Kong (1976) Par. $26,875,600 13.3% 974 $27,591 $201,318,200 12/17/76
57 Wayne's World 2 Par. $26,609,000 28.1% 2,400 $11,085 $94,654,900 12/10/93
58 Stir Crazy Col. $26,334,200 8.6% 813 $32,391 $306,912,600 12/12/80
59 Maid in Manhattan SonR $26,247,500 20.3% 2,838 $9,248 $129,336,900 12/13/02
60 Hook TriS $26,177,800 11.2% 2,197 $11,915 $233,806,600 12/11/91
61 Star Trek: Nemesis Par. $25,969,600 43.3% 2,711 $9,578 $59,986,300 12/13/02
62 The Princess and the Frog BV $25,926,800 23.5% 3,434 $7,550 $110,509,900 12/11/09
63 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Par. $25,604,100 21.0% 3,507 $7,301 $122,170,300 12/18/13
64 The Golden Child Par. $25,372,000 15.0% 1,667 $15,219 $169,566,500 12/12/86
65 True Grit Par. $25,264,400 14.3% 3,047 $8,291 $176,323,600 12/22/10
66 The Prince of Egypt DW $25,239,500 14.8% 3,118 $8,094 $170,052,000 12/18/98
67 Sudden Impact WB $25,067,200 14.8% 1,530 $16,383 $169,588,900 12/9/83
68 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Fox $24,424,600 23.0% 3,555 $6,870 $106,211,400 12/10/10
69 Any Which Way You Can WB $24,312,600 11.4% 1,541 $15,776 $214,164,300 11/30/-1
70 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $24,194,700 17.6% 3,723 $6,499 $137,855,000 12/16/11
71 Christmas Vacation WB $24,122,000 16.8% 1,744 $13,830 $143,683,500 12/1/89
72 Stuart Little Sony $24,094,200 11.1% 2,878 $8,371 $217,590,000 12/17/99
73 Valkyrie UA $23,867,700 25.3% 2,711 $8,804 $94,301,400 12/25/08
74 It's Complicated Uni. $23,669,100 20.2% 2,887 $8,198 $117,420,800 12/25/09
75 Vertical Limit Sony $23,448,800 22.8% 2,307 $10,164 $102,859,400 12/8/00
76 Superman WB $22,763,500 4.9% 806 $28,239 $467,468,700 11/30/-1
77 As Good as It Gets Sony $22,384,900 8.7% 1,572 $14,240 $258,150,900 12/25/97
78 Twins Uni. $22,159,600 9.8% 1,396 $15,874 $226,756,200 12/9/88
79 Any Given Sunday WB $21,794,200 18.6% 2,505 $8,700 $117,352,900 12/22/99
80 Something's Gotta Give Sony $21,712,700 13.1% 2,677 $8,111 $165,342,700 12/12/03
81 Ali Sony $21,182,600 25.7% 2,446 $8,660 $82,389,100 12/25/01
82 Blade: Trinity NL $21,078,800 30.8% 2,912 $7,238 $68,485,100 12/8/04
83 Dude, Where's My Car? Fox $20,935,800 30.2% 2,087 $10,031 $69,435,900 12/15/00
84 Father of the Bride Part II BV $20,862,100 14.6% 1,949 $10,704 $142,414,800 12/8/95
85 The Distinguished Gentleman BV $20,838,500 22.7% 1,933 $10,780 $91,706,900 12/4/92
86 Jumanji Sony $20,767,300 11.1% 2,487 $8,349 $186,444,600 12/15/95
87 Yes Man WB $20,729,700 18.7% 3,434 $6,036 $110,888,800 12/19/08
88 The Talented Mr. Ripley Par. $20,436,300 16.3% 2,307 $8,858 $125,454,600 12/25/99
89 The Faculty Mira. $20,216,000 30.1% 2,365 $8,548 $67,083,700 12/25/98
90 Two Weeks Notice WB $20,099,400 15.8% 2,755 $7,294 $127,584,900 12/20/02
91 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Par. $19,918,200 17.4% 3,139 $6,344 $114,543,700 12/21/01
92 Spies Like Us WB $19,775,900 14.7% 1,556 $12,709 $134,630,000 12/6/85
93 Cold Mountain Mira. $19,698,100 15.7% 2,163 $9,106 $125,689,800 12/25/03
94 Disclosure WB $19,630,400 12.4% 1,675 $11,718 $158,577,600 12/9/94
95 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo BV $19,611,400 19.1% 2,154 $9,105 $102,862,200 12/10/99
96 The War of the Roses Fox $19,479,500 11.4% 1,259 $15,471 $171,619,200 12/8/89
97 The Prince of Tides Col. $19,427,200 13.2% 1,405 $13,826 $146,872,000 12/27/91
98 Popeye Par. $19,119,200 12.7% 901 $21,220 $150,950,800 11/30/-1
99 Neighbors (1981) Par. $19,001,200 22.5% 1,387 $13,697 $84,408,200 11/30/-1
100 Eddie Murphy Raw Par. $18,920,800 18.4% 1,391 $13,601 $102,881,600 12/18/87
101 Apocalypto BV $18,671,100 29.8% 2,465 $7,574 $62,607,100 12/8/06
102 American Hustle Sony $18,649,300 12.3% 2,507 $7,438 $151,766,600 12/20/13
103 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Par. $18,504,600 11.6% 1,576 $11,741 $158,884,000 12/2/88
104 Daylight Uni. $18,468,200 30.7% 2,175 $8,491 $60,157,700 12/6/96
105 Mighty Joe Young BV $18,423,600 22.0% 2,502 $7,363 $83,902,500 12/25/98
106 Fun with Dick and Jane Sony $18,287,900 13.2% 3,056 $5,983 $138,468,600 12/21/05
107 Paycheck Par. $18,195,400 25.7% 2,762 $6,588 $70,796,400 12/25/03
108 Not Another Teen Movie Sony $18,164,900 33.3% 2,365 $7,681 $54,620,200 12/14/01
109 2010 MGM $17,933,300 18.8% 1,126 $15,926 $95,565,900 12/7/84
110 The Wolf of Wall Street Par. $17,921,800 15.1% 2,537 $7,065 $118,935,900 12/25/13
111 Heartbreak Ridge WB $17,795,600 19.4% 1,470 $12,104 $91,660,200 12/5/86
112 Drumline Fox $17,681,300 22.8% 1,836 $9,630 $77,686,900 12/13/02
113 Dreamgirls P/DW $17,544,300 14.2% 852 $20,592 $123,817,100 12/25/06
114 The Toy Col. $17,527,500 13.8% 1,381 $12,691 $126,587,400 12/10/82
115 Psycho (1998) Uni. $17,432,700 47.6% 2,477 $7,038 $36,629,900 12/4/98
116 Honey Uni. $17,375,900 42.6% 1,942 $8,947 $40,764,800 12/5/03
117 Mars Attacks! WB $17,303,600 25.3% 1,955 $8,851 $68,484,700 12/13/96
118 Seven Pounds Sony $16,857,500 21.2% 2,758 $6,113 $79,402,100 12/19/08
119 The Tourist Sony $16,760,400 24.4% 2,756 $6,081 $68,813,200 12/10/10
120 Yogi Bear WB $16,698,200 16.2% 3,515 $4,751 $102,908,300 12/17/10
121 Jackie Brown Mira. $16,499,300 23.9% 1,370 $12,044 $69,077,800 12/25/97
122 Aeon Flux Par. $16,098,000 49.0% 2,608 $6,172 $32,866,200 12/2/05
123 The Family Man Uni. $15,959,700 14.4% 2,388 $6,683 $111,041,100 12/22/00
124 The Family Stone Fox $15,919,900 21.0% 2,466 $6,455 $75,714,100 12/16/05
125 The Holiday Sony $15,900,500 20.5% 2,610 $6,092 $77,480,600 12/8/06
126 Heat WB $15,823,500 12.6% 1,325 $11,942 $125,123,600 12/15/95
127 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas LGF $15,624,200 30.5% 2,194 $7,121 $51,284,800 12/13/13
128 Look Who's Talking Too TriS $15,607,600 16.9% 1,576 $9,903 $92,336,400 12/14/90
129 Mona Lisa Smile SonR $15,581,600 18.4% 2,677 $5,820 $84,589,700 12/19/03
130 Analyze That WB $15,478,600 34.6% 2,635 $5,873 $44,747,100 12/6/02
131 Proof of Life WB $15,434,900 31.6% 2,705 $5,705 $48,799,600 12/8/00
132 Jack Reacher Par. $15,399,100 19.0% 3,352 $4,594 $81,065,400 12/21/12
133 Tootsie Col. $15,358,800 3.3% 943 $16,286 $463,767,100 12/17/82
134 The Last Boy Scout WB $15,339,200 13.2% 1,823 $8,413 $116,240,700 12/13/91
135 City Heat WB $15,285,400 16.8% 1,393 $10,971 $90,740,000 12/7/84
136 Kindergarten Cop Uni. $15,256,800 8.6% 1,833 $8,323 $176,902,200 12/22/90
137 The Jewel of the Nile Fox $15,256,500 9.0% 1,106 $13,793 $168,834,000 12/13/85
138 Throw Momma From the Train Orion $15,255,500 12.9% 1,477 $10,328 $117,961,000 12/11/87
139 Miss Congeniality WB $15,191,000 9.8% 2,668 $5,693 $155,757,800 12/22/00
140 Rocky Balboa MGM $15,128,100 17.7% 3,017 $5,013 $85,472,700 12/20/06
141 Peter Pan Uni. $15,055,900 23.6% 2,813 $5,352 $63,738,900 12/25/03
142 Syriana WB $14,923,200 23.3% 1,752 $8,517 $64,153,900 12/9/05
143 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit BV $14,900,800 13.3% 2,132 $6,989 $112,378,900 12/10/93
144 The Emperor's New Groove BV $14,836,800 11.3% 2,801 $5,297 $131,196,800 12/15/00
145 Airplane II: The Sequel Par. $14,773,100 20.1% 1,150 $12,846 $73,491,000 12/10/82
146 Parental Guidance Fox $14,734,800 18.6% 3,367 $4,377 $79,103,500 12/25/12
147 Dune Uni. $14,614,400 20.0% 915 $15,970 $73,040,900 12/14/84
148 Charlotte's Web (2006) Par. $14,256,100 14.2% 3,566 $3,997 $100,742,800 12/15/06
149 The Preacher's Wife BV $14,105,300 16.2% 1,783 $7,910 $86,817,800 12/13/96
150 Kate and Leopold Mira. $14,003,900 21.1% 2,452 $5,711 $66,381,700 12/25/01
151 Rain Man MGM $13,892,100 3.9% 1,248 $11,130 $352,827,400 12/16/88
152 Father of the Bride BV $13,611,400 7.8% 1,561 $8,719 $175,018,500 12/20/91
153 New Year's Eve WB (NL) $13,551,300 23.9% 3,505 $3,866 $56,597,800 12/9/11
154 An American Werewolf in Paris BV $13,496,100 29.1% 1,728 $7,811 $46,300,700 12/25/97
155 Street Fighter Uni. $13,374,400 21.0% 1,671 $8,004 $63,696,400 12/23/94
156 Gangs of New York Mira. $13,321,800 12.6% 1,504 $8,857 $106,137,300 12/20/02
157 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) Sony $13,290,400 12.5% 2,914 $4,561 $105,975,000 12/21/11
158 Bicentennial Man BV $13,211,500 14.5% 2,518 $5,246 $90,928,600 12/17/99
159 Fat Albert Fox $13,152,200 21.2% 2,674 $4,918 $62,125,500 12/25/04
160 Three Amigos Orion $13,046,600 15.6% 1,385 $9,420 $83,469,900 12/12/86
161 The Dark Crystal Uni. $12,910,600 11.9% 858 $15,047 $108,057,200 12/17/82
162 Stuck on You Fox $12,719,800 28.1% 3,003 $4,234 $45,216,400 12/12/03
163 Tombstone BV $12,706,800 11.5% 1,504 $8,447 $110,443,300 12/24/93
164 Juno FoxS $12,597,600 7.7% 1,019 $12,362 $163,642,400 12/25/07
165 Tequila Sunrise WB $12,593,800 15.2% 1,115 $11,293 $83,092,000 12/2/88
166 Hoffa Fox $12,580,500 26.4% 1,066 $11,801 $47,740,200 12/25/92
167 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Fox $12,459,700 21.1% 2,909 $4,283 $59,024,600 12/25/13
168 The Fighter Par. $12,347,600 13.0% 2,503 $4,933 $95,253,300 12/17/10
169 Jack Frost WB $12,345,100 20.9% 2,152 $5,736 $59,183,500 12/11/98
170 The Good Shepherd Uni. $12,333,400 17.0% 2,215 $5,567 $72,456,000 12/22/06
171 Edward Scissorhands Fox $12,186,900 11.2% 1,023 $11,913 $108,945,400 12/14/90
172 48 HRS. Par. $12,113,700 5.8% 850 $14,251 $207,792,500 12/10/82
173 Up in the Air Par. $12,070,000 13.8% 1,895 $6,369 $87,473,600 12/23/09
174 Man on the Moon Uni. $12,057,500 22.3% 2,079 $5,800 $54,095,000 12/22/99
175 9 to 5 Fox $12,018,500 3.8% 910 $13,207 $312,943,300 11/30/-1
176 Drop Zone Par. $11,978,500 21.6% 2,020 $5,929 $55,336,800 12/9/94
177 Flash Gordon Uni. $11,919,100 14.5% 823 $14,482 $82,130,100 11/30/-1
178 Aliens Vs. Predator - Requiem Fox $11,916,300 24.7% 2,611 $4,564 $48,276,800 12/25/07
179 Scarface (1983) Uni. $11,895,200 10.7% 996 $11,943 $111,199,600 12/9/83
180 Beethoven's 2nd Uni. $11,845,500 11.3% 2,026 $5,847 $104,659,000 12/17/93
181 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Fox $11,836,400 11.4% 3,175 $3,728 $103,714,900 12/21/05
182 This Is 40 Uni. $11,723,000 17.1% 2,912 $4,025 $68,383,600 12/21/12
183 Scream Dim. $11,717,200 6.4% 1,413 $8,292 $183,801,200 12/20/96
184 Spanglish Sony $11,572,500 20.9% 2,438 $4,746 $55,341,400 12/17/04
185 One Fine Day Fox $11,480,900 13.9% 1,946 $5,899 $82,725,500 12/20/96
186 The Tale of Despereaux Uni. $11,468,700 19.9% 3,104 $3,695 $57,750,500 12/19/08
187 Charlie Wilson's War Uni. $11,438,700 14.9% 2,575 $4,442 $76,792,300 12/21/07
188 Broadcast News Fox $11,359,800 11.1% 677 $16,779 $102,672,600 12/25/87
189 The Aviator Mira. $11,327,800 8.6% 1,796 $6,306 $131,290,200 12/25/04
190 Galaxy Quest DW $11,250,600 10.2% 2,412 $4,664 $109,863,700 12/25/99
191 Best Friends WB $11,151,900 11.4% 1,062 $10,501 $98,017,000 12/17/82
192 The Morning After Fox $11,137,400 21.2% 955 $11,660 $52,416,500 12/26/86
193 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street P/DW $11,017,700 18.1% 1,249 $8,820 $60,971,000 12/21/07
194 Forever Young WB $11,017,000 10.0% 1,710 $6,441 $110,032,900 12/18/92
195 Terms of Endearment Par. $10,984,400 4.1% 945 $11,622 $267,959,800 12/9/83
196 Dungeons & Dragons NL $10,943,400 47.8% 2,078 $5,265 $22,894,300 12/8/00
197 The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep SonR $10,881,700 23.2% 2,772 $3,926 $46,854,700 12/25/07
198 Mouse Hunt DW $10,765,300 10.0% 2,152 $5,002 $108,043,200 12/19/97
199 Blood Diamond WB $10,760,900 15.4% 1,910 $5,633 $69,809,500 12/8/06
200 For Richer or Poorer Uni. $10,682,000 19.2% 1,904 $5,609 $55,493,300 12/12/97

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

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