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TOP OPENING GROSSES BY DAYS IN RELEASE


(Counting the first 5 days of wide release whenever they occurred, not just weekends.)

RankMovie TitleStudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / AvgTotal GrossRelease
130 Sex and the City Warner Bros. (New Line) $68,056,238 44.6% 3,285 $20,717 $152,647,258 F, 5/30/08
2 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. $203,773,518 38.2% 4,366 $46,673 $533,345,358 F, 7/18/08
3 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Warner Bros. $202,620,674 53.2% 4,375 $46,313 $381,011,219 F, 7/15/11
5 The Dark Knight Rises Warner Bros. $198,038,896 44.2% 4,404 $44,968 $448,139,099 F, 7/20/12
15 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Warner Bros. $158,022,354 52.3% 4,325 $36,537 $301,959,197 W, 7/15/09
22 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Warner Bros. $144,067,185 48.7% 4,125 $34,925 $295,983,305 F, 11/19/10
25 Man of Steel* Warner Bros. $140,715,494 48.3% 4,207 $33,448 $291,045,518 F, 6/14/13
26 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Warner Bros. $139,715,157 47.8% 4,285 $32,606 $292,004,738 W, 7/11/07
27 The Matrix Reloaded* Warner Bros. $139,391,066 49.5% 3,603 $38,688 $281,576,461 Th, 5/15/03
30 The Hangover Part II Warner Bros. $135,037,242 53.1% 3,615 $37,355 $254,464,305 Th, 5/26/11
39 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros. $119,743,524 41.3% 3,858 $31,038 $290,013,036 F, 11/18/05
43 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner Bros. $109,363,094 43.8% 3,855 $28,369 $249,541,069 F, 6/4/04
48 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Warner Bros. $104,590,892 32.9% 3,672 $28,483 $317,575,550 F, 11/16/01
53 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner Bros. $100,210,686 33.1% 4,045 $24,774 $303,003,568 F, 12/14/12
55 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner Bros. $98,421,061 37.6% 3,682 $26,730 $261,988,482 F, 11/15/02
65 I Am Legend Warner Bros. $91,179,888 35.6% 3,606 $25,286 $256,393,010 F, 12/14/07
71 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner Bros. $86,142,832 33.3% 3,903 $22,071 $258,363,104 F, 12/13/13
74 300 Warner Bros. $85,017,803 40.4% 3,103 $27,399 $210,614,939 F, 3/9/07
79 The Matrix Revolutions Warner Bros. $83,790,000 60.1% 3,502 $23,926 $139,313,948 W, 11/5/03
80 Sherlock Holmes Warner Bros. $83,687,532 40.0% 3,626 $23,080 $209,028,679 F, 12/25/09
81 Inception Warner Bros. $82,735,839 28.3% 3,792 $21,819 $292,576,195 F, 7/16/10
83 Superman Returns* Warner Bros. $81,593,540 40.8% 4,065 $20,072 $200,081,192 W, 6/28/06
103 The LEGO Movie Warner Bros. $75,675,447 30.0% 3,775 $20,046 $251,860,000 F, 2/7/14
113 Batman Begins Warner Bros. $72,896,986 35.5% 3,858 $18,895 $205,343,774 W, 6/15/05
114 Clash of the Titans (2010)* Warner Bros. $72,647,902 44.5% 3,777 $19,234 $163,214,888 F, 4/2/10
116 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Warner Bros. $72,481,155 35.1% 3,770 $19,226 $206,459,076 F, 7/15/05
127 Gravity Warner Bros. $68,450,707 25.0% 3,575 $19,147 $273,888,865 F, 10/4/13
128 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines* Warner Bros. $68,352,056 45.5% 3,504 $19,507 $150,371,112 W, 7/2/03
23 Despicable Me 2 Universal $143,074,960 38.9% 3,997 $35,796 $368,061,265 W, 7/3/13
35 Fast & Furious 6 Universal $125,066,305 52.4% 3,658 $34,190 $238,679,850 F, 5/24/13
54 Fast Five Universal $98,588,365 47.0% 3,644 $27,055 $209,837,675 F, 4/29/11
58 The Lost World: Jurassic Park* Universal $95,821,605 41.8% 3,281 $29,205 $229,086,679 F, 5/23/97
66 Bruce Almighty Universal $90,871,470 37.4% 3,483 $26,090 $242,829,261 F, 5/23/03
72 The Bourne Ultimatum Universal $85,881,790 37.8% 3,660 $23,465 $227,471,070 F, 8/3/07
84 Jurassic Park III Universal $81,385,755 44.9% 3,434 $23,700 $181,171,875 W, 7/18/01
87 Fast and Furious Universal $80,710,520 52.0% 3,461 $23,320 $155,064,265 F, 4/3/09
97 The Mummy Returns Universal $77,559,805 38.4% 3,401 $22,805 $202,019,785 F, 5/4/01
99 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Universal $77,377,730 36.2% 3,729 $20,750 $214,030,500 F, 3/2/12
112 Hulk Universal $73,310,945 55.5% 3,660 $20,030 $132,177,234 F, 6/20/03
118 Despicable Me Universal $72,073,885 28.7% 3,476 $20,735 $251,513,985 F, 7/9/10
119 Ted Universal $71,598,100 32.7% 3,239 $22,105 $218,815,487 F, 6/29/12
121 Meet the Fockers Universal $70,517,720 25.3% 3,518 $20,045 $279,261,160 W, 12/22/04
12 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Summit Entertainment $164,674,318 55.5% 4,024 $40,923 $296,623,634 F, 11/20/09
14 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Summit Entertainment $158,978,162 56.5% 4,061 $39,148 $281,287,133 F, 11/18/11
16 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Summit Entertainment $157,577,169 52.4% 4,468 $35,268 $300,531,751 W, 6/30/10
91 Twilight Summit Entertainment $80,165,620 41.6% 3,419 $23,447 $192,769,854 F, 11/21/08
11 Spider-Man 3 Sony / Columbia $169,444,466 50.4% 4,252 $39,851 $336,530,303 F, 5/4/07
18 Spider-Man 2 Sony / Columbia $152,411,751 40.8% 4,152 $36,708 $373,585,825 W, 6/30/04
29 Spider-Man Sony / Columbia $135,840,755 33.6% 3,615 $37,577 $403,706,375 F, 5/3/02
40 The Amazing Spider-Man* Sony / Columbia $118,304,713 45.1% 4,318 $27,398 $262,030,663 T, 7/3/12
45 Skyfall* Sony / Columbia $106,908,232 35.1% 3,505 $30,502 $304,360,277 F, 11/9/12
57 Hancock* Sony / Columbia $97,042,412 42.6% 3,965 $24,475 $227,946,274 W, 7/2/08
63 The Da Vinci Code Sony / Columbia $92,048,850 42.3% 3,735 $24,645 $217,536,138 F, 5/19/06
70 Men in Black II Sony / Columbia $87,241,586 45.8% 3,557 $24,527 $190,418,803 W, 7/3/02
94 Men in Black* Sony / Columbia $79,318,473 31.6% 3,020 $26,264 $250,690,539 W, 7/2/97
102 Quantum of Solace Sony / Columbia $75,712,342 45.0% 3,451 $21,939 $168,368,427 F, 11/14/08
107 2012 Sony / Columbia $74,903,880 45.1% 3,404 $22,005 $166,112,167 F, 11/13/09
108 MIB 3 Sony / Columbia $74,903,287 41.8% 4,248 $17,633 $179,020,854 F, 5/25/12
4 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Paramount (DreamWorks) $200,077,255 49.8% 4,234 $47,255 $402,111,870 W, 6/24/09
17 Transformers: Dark of the Moon* Paramount (DreamWorks) $157,118,212 44.6% 4,088 $38,434 $352,390,543 W, 6/29/11
28 Shrek the Third* Paramount (DreamWorks) $137,799,493 42.7% 4,122 $33,430 $322,719,944 F, 5/18/07
36 Transformers* Paramount (DreamWorks) $124,460,262 39.0% 4,011 $31,030 $319,246,193 T, 7/3/07
85 Shrek Forever After Paramount (DreamWorks) $81,231,825 34.0% 4,359 $18,635 $238,736,787 F, 5/21/10
96 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount (DreamWorks) $78,033,720 43.3% 4,056 $19,239 $180,010,950 F, 11/7/08
110 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Paramount (DreamWorks) $73,785,626 34.1% 4,258 $17,329 $216,391,482 F, 6/8/12
115 Kung Fu Panda Paramount (DreamWorks) $72,620,491 33.7% 4,114 $17,652 $215,434,591 F, 6/6/08
19 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount $151,958,445 47.9% 4,260 $35,671 $317,101,119 Th, 5/22/08
21 Iron Man 2 Paramount $145,869,697 46.7% 4,380 $33,304 $312,433,331 F, 5/7/10
41 Iron Man* Paramount $112,059,020 35.2% 4,105 $27,298 $318,412,101 F, 5/2/08
52 War of the Worlds Paramount $100,561,125 42.9% 3,908 $25,732 $234,280,354 W, 6/29/05
68 Star Trek Into Darkness* Paramount $89,684,816 39.2% 3,868 $23,186 $228,778,661 Th, 5/16/13
69 Star Trek* Paramount $89,212,090 34.6% 3,849 $23,178 $257,730,019 F, 5/8/09
82 World War Z Paramount $82,068,368 40.6% 3,607 $22,753 $202,359,711 F, 6/21/13
89 Captain America: The First Avenger Paramount $80,641,833 45.6% 3,715 $21,707 $176,654,505 F, 7/22/11
95 Mission: Impossible II Paramount $78,848,136 36.6% 3,653 $21,584 $215,409,889 W, 5/24/00
100 Thor Paramount $76,536,814 42.3% 3,955 $19,352 $181,030,624 F, 5/6/11
124 The Last Airbender Paramount $69,315,329 52.6% 3,169 $21,873 $131,772,187 Th, 7/1/10
34 The Passion of the Christ Newmarket $125,185,971 33.8% 3,043 $41,139 $370,274,604 W, 2/25/04
37 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King New Line $124,100,534 32.9% 3,703 $33,514 $377,027,325 W, 12/17/03
50 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers New Line $102,046,212 30.0% 3,622 $28,174 $339,789,881 W, 12/18/02
62 Austin Powers in Goldmember* New Line $92,435,479 43.3% 3,613 $25,584 $213,307,889 F, 7/26/02
73 Rush Hour 2 New Line $85,712,105 37.9% 3,118 $27,489 $226,164,286 F, 8/3/01
106 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring New Line $75,129,468 24.0% 3,359 $22,367 $313,364,114 W, 12/19/01
123 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me* New Line $69,711,900 33.8% 3,312 $21,048 $206,040,086 F, 6/11/99
13 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Lionsgate/Summit $162,930,682 55.7% 4,070 $40,032 $292,324,737 F, 11/16/12
7 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Lionsgate $186,356,317 43.9% 4,163 $44,765 $424,668,047 F, 11/22/13
8 The Hunger Games Lionsgate $173,707,733 42.6% 4,137 $41,989 $408,010,692 F, 3/23/12
9 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $172,802,507 45.4% 3,661 $47,201 $380,270,577 Th, 5/19/05
32 X-Men: The Last Stand Fox $130,150,700 55.5% 3,690 $35,271 $234,362,462 F, 5/26/06
38 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $120,829,626 40.0% 3,161 $38,225 $302,191,252 Th, 5/16/02
42 Avatar Fox $109,497,762 14.6% 3,452 $31,720 $749,766,139 F, 12/18/09
46 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $105,661,237 24.5% 2,970 $35,576 $431,088,295 W, 5/19/99
56 X2: X-Men United Fox $98,146,251 45.7% 3,741 $26,235 $214,949,694 F, 5/2/03
59 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox $95,141,601 52.9% 4,099 $23,211 $179,883,157 F, 5/1/09
64 The Day After Tomorrow Fox $91,655,563 49.1% 3,425 $26,761 $186,740,799 F, 5/28/04
67 The Simpsons Movie Fox $90,815,727 49.6% 3,922 $23,155 $183,135,014 F, 7/27/07
75 Independence Day* Fox $84,977,796 27.8% 2,882 $29,486 $306,169,268 W, 7/3/96
77 Planet of the Apes (2001) Fox $84,256,079 46.8% 3,500 $24,073 $180,011,740 F, 7/27/01
104 Ice Age: The Meltdown Fox $75,647,917 38.7% 3,964 $19,084 $195,330,621 F, 3/31/06
105 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $75,589,048 34.4% 3,700 $20,429 $219,614,612 W, 12/23/09
111 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Fox $73,660,735 41.6% 4,096 $17,984 $177,243,721 F, 5/22/09
125 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Fox $69,049,837 52.3% 3,959 $17,441 $131,921,738 F, 6/15/07
129 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Fox $68,132,281 38.5% 3,648 $18,677 $176,760,185 F, 8/5/11
33 Shrek 2 DreamWorks $128,983,060 29.2% 4,163 $30,983 $441,226,247 W, 5/19/04
1 Marvel's The Avengers Buena Vista $244,014,897 39.1% 4,349 $56,108 $623,357,910 F, 5/4/12
6 Iron Man 3 Buena Vista $196,699,091 48.1% 4,253 $46,249 $409,013,994 F, 5/3/13
10 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Buena Vista $169,506,744 40.0% 4,133 $41,013 $423,315,812 F, 7/7/06
20 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End* Buena Vista $147,591,127 47.7% 4,362 $33,836 $309,420,425 F, 5/25/07
24 Toy Story 3 Buena Vista $141,036,487 34.0% 4,028 $35,014 $415,004,880 F, 6/18/10
31 Alice in Wonderland (2010) Buena Vista $133,085,561 39.8% 3,728 $35,699 $334,191,110 F, 3/5/10
44 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Buena Vista $108,220,329 61.9% 3,938 $27,481 $174,914,454 F, 4/4/14
47 Monsters University Buena Vista $105,296,735 39.2% 4,004 $26,298 $268,492,764 F, 6/21/13
49 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Buena Vista $104,347,774 43.3% 4,155 $25,114 $241,071,802 F, 5/20/11
51 Thor: The Dark World Buena Vista $101,399,146 49.1% 3,841 $26,399 $206,362,140 F, 11/8/13
60 Frozen* Buena Vista $93,590,387 23.4% 3,742 $25,011 $399,619,073 W, 11/27/13
61 Oz The Great and Powerful Buena Vista $92,540,469 39.4% 3,912 $23,656 $234,911,825 F, 3/8/13
76 Finding Nemo Buena Vista $84,379,257 24.8% 3,374 $25,009 $339,714,978 F, 5/30/03
78 Brave Buena Vista $84,198,540 35.5% 4,164 $20,221 $237,283,207 F, 6/22/12
86 Up Buena Vista $80,785,838 27.6% 3,766 $21,451 $293,004,164 F, 5/29/09
88 Pearl Harbor Buena Vista $80,644,106 40.6% 3,214 $25,092 $198,542,554 F, 5/25/01
90 Cars 2 Buena Vista $80,183,410 41.9% 4,115 $19,486 $191,452,396 F, 6/24/11
92 Toy Story 2* Buena Vista $80,102,784 32.6% 3,236 $24,754 $245,852,179 W, 11/24/99
93 WALL-E Buena Vista $79,601,894 35.6% 3,992 $19,940 $223,808,164 F, 6/27/08
98 The Incredibles Buena Vista $77,482,702 29.6% 3,933 $19,701 $261,441,092 F, 11/5/04
101 Signs Buena Vista $76,206,559 33.4% 3,264 $23,348 $227,966,634 F, 8/2/02
109 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Buena Vista $74,186,139 25.4% 3,616 $20,516 $291,710,957 F, 12/9/05
117 Cars Buena Vista $72,270,878 29.6% 3,985 $18,136 $244,082,982 F, 6/9/06
120 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Buena Vista $70,625,971 23.1% 3,269 $21,605 $305,413,918 W, 7/9/03
122 Monsters, Inc. Buena Vista $70,375,603 27.5% 3,237 $21,741 $255,873,250 F, 11/2/01
126 Tangled Buena Vista $68,706,298 34.2% 3,603 $19,069 $200,821,936 W, 11/24/10

CHART NOTES
* Indicates that the movie had previews or was in limited release prior to its Wide release date. These grosses are excluded to ensure an apples-to-apples comparison (e.g., The Matrix Reloaded's Wednesday night showings prior to its Thursday release have been sifted out).

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