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TOP OPENING GROSSES BY DAYS IN RELEASE


(Counting the first 8 days of wide release whenever they occurred, not just weekends.)

RankMovie TitleStudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / AvgTotal GrossRelease
16 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $195,837,646 69.6% 4,066 $48,165 $281,287,133 F, 11/18/11
10 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sum. $205,788,929 69.4% 4,042 $50,913 $296,623,634 F, 11/20/09
12 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S $201,270,703 68.9% 4,070 $49,452 $292,324,737 F, 11/16/12
17 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Sum. $195,731,290 65.1% 4,468 $43,807 $300,531,751 W, 6/30/10
40 X-Men: The Last Stand Fox $151,640,643 64.7% 3,714 $40,829 $234,362,462 F, 5/26/06
18 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 WB $190,801,679 64.5% 4,125 $46,255 $295,983,305 F, 11/19/10
5 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 WB $240,671,184 63.2% 4,375 $55,011 $381,011,219 F, 7/15/11
54 Godzilla (2014) WB $126,148,302 62.9% 3,952 $31,920 $200,668,407 F, 5/16/14
76 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox $110,941,982 61.7% 4,102 $27,046 $179,883,157 F, 5/1/09
43 Fast & Furious 6 Uni. $146,584,215 61.4% 3,686 $39,768 $238,679,850 F, 5/24/13
20 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince WB $184,976,152 61.3% 4,325 $42,769 $301,959,197 W, 7/15/09
41 Transformers: Age of Extinction Par. $148,965,438 61.1% 4,233 $35,191 $243,890,199 F, 6/27/14
36 The Hangover Part II WB $154,426,960 60.7% 3,615 $42,718 $254,464,305 Th, 5/26/11
75 The Simpsons Movie Fox $110,979,172 60.6% 3,926 $28,268 $183,135,014 F, 7/27/07
3 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire LGF $253,686,504 59.7% 4,163 $60,938 $424,668,047 F, 11/22/13
46 X-Men: Days of Future Past Fox $138,885,350 59.7% 4,001 $34,713 $232,782,530 F, 5/23/14
6 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen P/DW $239,380,350 59.5% 4,234 $56,538 $402,111,870 W, 6/24/09
57 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Sony $120,721,906 59.5% 4,324 $27,919 $202,853,933 F, 5/2/14
14 Spider-Man 3 Sony $199,232,268 59.2% 4,252 $46,856 $336,530,303 F, 5/4/07
79 The Day After Tomorrow Fox $109,147,101 58.4% 3,444 $31,692 $186,740,799 F, 5/28/04
27 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire WB $169,054,371 58.3% 3,858 $43,819 $290,013,036 F, 11/18/05
89 Planet of the Apes (2001) Fox $104,723,317 58.2% 3,530 $29,667 $180,011,740 F, 7/27/01
26 Man of Steel* WB $169,275,836 58.2% 4,207 $40,237 $291,045,518 F, 6/14/13
39 The Amazing Spider-Man* Sony $152,360,348 58.1% 4,318 $35,285 $262,030,663 T, 7/3/12
60 Thor: The Dark World BV $119,035,584 57.7% 3,841 $30,991 $206,362,140 F, 11/8/13
42 Guardians of the Galaxy BV $146,703,522 57.5% 4,088 $35,886 $255,227,773 F, 8/1/14
28 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix WB $167,738,316 57.4% 4,285 $39,145 $292,004,738 W, 7/11/07
7 Iron Man 3 BV $232,134,916 56.8% 4,253 $54,581 $409,013,994 F, 5/3/13
15 Transformers: Dark of the Moon* P/DW $198,921,287 56.4% 4,088 $48,660 $352,390,543 W, 6/29/11
33 The Matrix Reloaded* WB $158,869,725 56.4% 3,603 $44,094 $281,576,461 Th, 5/15/03
61 Fast Five Uni. $117,972,075 56.2% 3,662 $32,215 $209,837,675 F, 4/29/11
64 Sherlock Holmes WB $116,992,838 56.0% 3,626 $32,265 $209,028,679 F, 12/25/09
23 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End* BV $172,917,505 55.9% 4,362 $39,642 $309,420,425 F, 5/25/07
58 X2: X-Men United Fox $120,017,293 55.8% 3,749 $32,013 $214,949,694 F, 5/2/03
22 Iron Man 2 Par. $174,280,820 55.8% 4,390 $39,700 $312,433,331 F, 5/7/10
73 Superman Returns* WB $111,516,981 55.7% 4,065 $27,433 $200,081,192 W, 6/28/06
68 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Fox $113,373,611 55.5% 3,969 $28,565 $204,209,341 F, 7/11/14
62 Austin Powers in Goldmember* NL $117,330,830 55.0% 3,613 $32,475 $213,307,889 F, 7/26/02
53 War of the Worlds Par. $128,321,572 54.8% 3,908 $32,836 $234,280,354 W, 6/29/05
94 Men in Black II Sony $103,920,016 54.6% 3,557 $29,216 $190,418,803 W, 7/3/02
4 The Dark Knight Rises WB $242,745,904 54.2% 4,404 $55,119 $448,139,099 F, 7/20/12
11 Spider-Man 2 Sony $202,120,073 54.1% 4,152 $48,680 $373,585,825 W, 6/30/04
92 Twilight Sum. $104,236,400 54.1% 3,425 $30,434 $192,769,854 F, 11/21/08
25 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $170,881,284 53.9% 4,260 $40,113 $317,101,119 Th, 5/22/08
49 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban WB $134,405,065 53.9% 3,855 $34,865 $249,541,069 F, 6/4/04
13 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $200,442,739 52.7% 3,661 $54,751 $380,270,577 Th, 5/19/05
59 Hancock* Sony $119,359,245 52.4% 3,965 $30,103 $227,946,274 W, 7/2/08
45 Monsters University BV $139,242,031 51.9% 4,004 $34,776 $268,492,764 F, 6/21/13
70 The Da Vinci Code Sony $112,697,353 51.8% 3,754 $30,021 $217,536,138 F, 5/19/06
55 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides BV $124,522,653 51.7% 4,164 $29,905 $241,071,802 F, 5/20/11
29 Transformers* P/DW $164,785,803 51.6% 4,011 $41,083 $319,246,193 T, 7/3/07
9 The Hunger Games LGF $208,585,398 51.1% 4,137 $50,419 $408,010,692 F, 3/23/12
72 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $111,995,269 51.0% 3,700 $30,269 $219,614,612 W, 12/23/09
96 World War Z Par. $102,917,020 50.9% 3,607 $28,533 $202,359,711 F, 6/21/13
31 Shrek the Third* P/DW $163,644,146 50.7% 4,172 $39,224 $322,719,944 F, 5/18/07
8 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest BV $214,563,858 50.7% 4,133 $51,915 $423,315,812 F, 7/7/06
86 300 WB $106,360,658 50.5% 3,270 $32,526 $210,614,939 F, 3/9/07
65 The Lost World: Jurassic Park* Uni. $114,312,920 49.9% 3,282 $34,830 $229,086,679 F, 5/23/97
52 Captain America: The Winter Soldier BV $129,474,912 49.8% 3,938 $32,878 $259,766,572 F, 4/4/14
2 The Dark Knight WB $261,847,503 49.1% 4,366 $59,974 $533,345,358 F, 7/18/08
30 Alice in Wonderland (2010) BV $163,906,691 49.0% 3,728 $43,966 $334,191,110 F, 3/5/10
77 Rush Hour 2* NL $110,170,383 48.7% 3,118 $35,334 $226,164,286 F, 8/3/01
66 Oz The Great and Powerful BV $114,187,771 48.6% 3,912 $29,189 $234,911,825 F, 3/8/13
38 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB $152,477,892 48.0% 3,672 $41,524 $317,575,550 F, 11/16/01
1 Marvel's The Avengers BV $299,242,890 48.0% 4,349 $68,807 $623,357,910 F, 5/4/12
80 The Bourne Ultimatum Uni. $109,067,820 47.9% 3,686 $29,590 $227,471,070 F, 8/3/07
21 Despicable Me 2 Uni. $175,330,750 47.6% 3,997 $43,866 $368,061,265 W, 7/3/13
44 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $141,305,821 46.8% 3,161 $44,703 $302,191,252 Th, 5/16/02
85 Star Trek Into Darkness* Par. $106,826,566 46.7% 3,868 $27,618 $228,778,661 Th, 5/16/13
100 Mission: Impossible II Par. $100,080,777 46.5% 3,653 $27,397 $215,409,889 W, 5/24/00
95 WALL-E BV $103,687,413 46.3% 3,992 $25,974 $223,808,164 F, 6/27/08
98 National Treasure: Book of Secrets BV $100,663,964 45.8% 3,832 $26,269 $219,964,115 F, 12/21/07
74 Bruce Almighty Uni. $111,118,770 45.8% 3,492 $31,821 $242,829,261 F, 5/23/03
82 Brave BV $108,041,370 45.5% 4,164 $25,947 $237,283,207 F, 6/22/12
63 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB $117,138,823 44.7% 3,682 $31,814 $261,988,482 F, 11/15/02
19 Toy Story 3 BV $185,502,325 44.7% 4,028 $46,053 $415,004,880 F, 6/18/10
67 I Am Legend WB $114,173,200 44.5% 3,620 $31,540 $256,393,010 F, 12/14/07
93 Maleficent BV $104,036,838 43.8% 3,948 $26,352 $237,602,294 F, 5/30/14
71 Star Trek* Par. $112,370,953 43.6% 3,860 $29,112 $257,730,019 F, 5/8/09
47 Iron Man* Par. $138,007,587 43.3% 4,111 $33,570 $318,412,101 F, 5/2/08
51 Skyfall* Sony $129,889,864 42.7% 3,505 $37,058 $304,360,277 F, 11/9/12
24 Spider-Man Sony $171,529,078 42.5% 3,615 $47,449 $403,706,375 F, 5/3/02
97 Shrek Forever After P/DW $101,111,188 42.4% 4,367 $23,153 $238,736,787 F, 5/21/10
34 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $157,684,384 41.8% 3,703 $42,583 $377,027,325 W, 12/17/03
37 The Passion of the Christ NM $153,003,285 41.3% 3,043 $50,280 $370,274,604 W, 2/25/04
84 The Incredibles BV $106,932,122 40.9% 3,933 $27,188 $261,441,092 F, 11/5/04
56 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $123,231,727 40.7% 4,100 $30,057 $303,003,568 F, 12/14/12
91 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $104,671,476 40.5% 3,928 $26,648 $258,366,855 F, 12/13/13
90 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Uni. $104,721,580 40.3% 3,134 $33,415 $260,044,825 F, 11/17/00
48 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $135,727,511 39.9% 3,622 $37,473 $339,789,881 W, 12/18/02
81 Meet the Fockers Uni. $108,547,305 38.9% 3,518 $30,855 $279,261,160 W, 12/22/04
69 Inception WB $113,242,131 38.7% 3,792 $29,863 $292,576,195 F, 7/16/10
88 Up BV $106,144,174 36.2% 3,818 $27,801 $293,004,164 F, 5/29/09
35 Shrek 2 DW $156,522,146 35.5% 4,163 $37,598 $441,226,247 W, 5/19/04
83 Independence Day* Fox $107,758,173 35.2% 2,882 $37,390 $306,169,268 W, 7/3/96
87 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $106,146,821 33.9% 3,359 $31,601 $313,364,114 W, 12/19/01
78 Finding Nemo BV $109,758,282 32.3% 3,391 $32,368 $339,714,978 F, 5/30/03
50 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $132,475,660 30.7% 2,970 $44,605 $431,088,295 W, 5/19/99
99 Frozen* BV $100,427,421 25.1% 3,742 $26,838 $400,738,009 W, 11/27/13
32 Avatar Fox $160,189,097 21.4% 3,456 $46,351 $749,766,139 F, 12/18/09

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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