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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheatersAvg.Est. Tickets^Date**
1 211 Return of the Jedi Fox 7,307,800 9.0% 1,002 7,293 80,983,400 5/25/1983
2 1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens BV 28,501,900 26.4% 4,134 6,894 108,120,000 12/18/2015
3 549 Jaws 2 Uni. 4,216,200 12.7% 640 6,588 33,221,100 6/16/1978
4 518 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour BV 4,334,000 47.7% 683 6,346 9,092,200 2/1/2008
5 3 Jurassic World Uni. 25,309,900 32.0% 4,274 5,922 79,049,200 6/12/2015
6 2 Marvel's The Avengers BV 25,546,600 33.2% 4,349 5,874 76,881,200 5/4/2012
7 447 Star Trek: The Motion Picture Par. 4,751,600 14.5% 857 5,544 32,772,300 N/A
8 12 Spider-Man Sony 19,766,600 28.4% 3,615 5,468 69,484,700 5/3/2002
9 327 The Blair Witch Project Art. 5,749,500 20.8% 1,101 5,222 27,665,200 7/30/1999
10 4 Avengers: Age of Ultron BV 22,215,000 41.5% 4,276 5,195 53,526,900 5/1/2015
11 6 Spider-Man 3 Sony 21,964,600 44.9% 4,252 5,166 48,914,300 5/4/2007
12 5 The Dark Knight WB 22,062,900 29.7% 4,366 5,053 74,269,000 7/18/2008
13 10 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest BV 20,707,600 32.0% 4,133 5,010 64,628,400 7/7/2006
14 8 Captain America: Civil War BV 20,878,700 44.3% 4,226 4,941 47,161,800 5/6/2016
15 594 The Empire Strikes Back Fox 4,029,900 5.1% 823 4,896 78,862,200 6/20/1980
16 9 Iron Man 3 BV 20,781,000 42.6% 4,253 4,886 48,808,400 5/3/2013
17 7 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 WB 21,308,500 44.4% 4,375 4,871 47,989,900 7/15/2011
18 591 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Fox 4,039,000 20.6% 837 4,825 19,593,800 11/3/2006
19 28 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Uni. 15,715,200 31.5% 3,281 4,790 49,910,000 5/23/1997
20 65 Jurassic Park Uni. 11,359,100 13.2% 2,404 4,725 86,205,800 6/11/1993
21 11 The Dark Knight Rises WB 20,679,600 35.9% 4,404 4,696 57,581,800 7/20/2012
22 16 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sum. 18,769,900 48.2% 4,024 4,665 38,910,100 11/20/2009
23 14 The Hunger Games LGF 19,259,600 37.9% 4,137 4,655 50,863,300 3/23/2012
24 103 Batman WB 10,198,900 16.2% 2,194 4,648 62,954,600 6/23/1989
25 22 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox 16,916,700 28.5% 3,661 4,621 59,324,600 5/19/2005
26 13 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice WB 19,348,200 50.3% 4,242 4,561 38,503,500 3/25/2016
27 15 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire LGF 18,931,100 37.0% 4,163 4,547 51,114,600 11/22/2013
28 547 Rocky III UA 4,228,400 10.0% 939 4,503 42,226,800 5/28/1982
29 197 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. 7,540,800 14.1% 1,687 4,470 53,532,800 5/23/1984
30 961 Jaws Uni. 3,000,000 2.3% 675 4,444 128,078,800 7/25/1975
31 638 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions 3,852,000 20.1% 868 4,438 19,194,000 6/25/2004
32 46 The Passion of the Christ NM 13,502,100 22.6% 3,043 4,437 59,625,500 2/25/2004
33 651 Grease Par. 3,821,200 5.4% 862 4,433 70,864,000 6/16/1978
34 44 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox 13,774,200 26.5% 3,161 4,357 52,012,300 5/16/2002
35 26 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB 15,953,100 28.5% 3,672 4,345 55,913,000 11/16/2001
36 18 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. 17,640,100 49.1% 4,061 4,344 35,912,900 11/18/2011
37 31 Deadpool Fox 15,435,300 36.5% 3,558 4,338 42,315,900 2/12/2016
38 19 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S 17,523,900 48.2% 4,070 4,306 36,328,500 11/16/2012
39 47 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox 12,760,000 15.0% 2,970 4,296 84,825,800 5/19/1999
40 952 Exorcist II: The Heretic WB 3,020,200 21.9% 703 4,296 13,788,900 6/17/1977
41 17 Shrek the Third P/DW 17,678,700 37.7% 4,122 4,289 46,907,000 5/18/2007
42 21 Furious 7 Uni. 17,094,900 41.7% 4,004 4,269 41,023,800 4/3/2015
43 50 Batman Forever WB 12,134,400 28.7% 2,842 4,269 42,306,000 6/16/1995
44 29 X-Men: The Last Stand Fox 15,687,100 43.8% 3,690 4,251 35,780,500 5/26/2006
45 340 Rocky IV UA 5,631,400 15.9% 1,325 4,250 35,387,300 11/27/1985
46 32 The Matrix Reloaded WB 15,219,600 32.6% 3,603 4,224 46,695,900 5/15/2003
47 935 The Deep Col. 3,065,300 14.4% 731 4,193 21,231,600 6/17/1977
48 20 Shrek 2 DW 17,397,400 24.5% 4,163 4,179 71,050,900 5/19/2004
49 898 The Amityville Horror AIP 3,124,900 9.1% 748 4,177 34,435,100 7/27/1979
50 76 Batman Returns WB 11,009,100 28.1% 2,644 4,164 39,236,600 6/19/1992
51 25 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire WB 16,019,700 35.5% 3,858 4,152 45,175,300 11/18/2005
52 33 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB 15,207,800 33.9% 3,682 4,130 44,915,900 11/15/2002
53 463 Aladdin BV 4,648,000 8.9% 1,131 4,109 52,442,300 11/25/1992
54 939 Star Wars Fox 3,052,400 2.1% 757 4,032 142,734,000 7/15/1977
55 845 Stir Crazy Col. 3,231,200 8.6% 813 3,974 37,658,000 12/12/1980
56 64 Independence Day Fox 11,363,900 16.4% 2,882 3,943 69,268,900 7/3/1996
57 37 Alice in Wonderland (2010) BV 14,603,900 34.7% 3,728 3,917 42,036,600 3/5/2010
58 34 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban WB 15,086,500 37.5% 3,855 3,913 40,183,700 6/4/2004
59 118 Twister WB 9,289,500 17.0% 2,414 3,848 54,688,100 5/10/1996
60 111 The Lion King BV 9,781,900 13.1% 2,552 3,833 74,624,400 6/24/1994
61 23 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End BV 16,676,300 37.1% 4,362 3,823 44,973,900 5/25/2007
62 56 Rush Hour 2 NL 11,909,600 29.8% 3,118 3,820 39,958,400 8/3/2001
63 39 X2: X-Men United Fox 14,188,800 39.8% 3,741 3,793 35,646,700 5/2/2003
64 30 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 WB 15,607,700 42.2% 4,125 3,784 36,989,200 11/19/2010
65 228 Back to the Future Part II Uni. 7,011,400 23.9% 1,865 3,759 29,350,800 11/22/1989
66 180 Star Wars (Special Edition) Fox 7,822,800 26.0% 2,104 3,718 30,121,500 1/31/1997
67 24 Iron Man 2 Par. 16,259,200 41.4% 4,380 3,712 39,299,800 5/7/2010
68 73 Men in Black Sony 11,126,000 20.4% 3,020 3,684 54,616,700 7/2/1997
69 321 Forrest Gump Par. 5,849,400 7.4% 1,595 3,667 78,545,600 7/6/1994
70 27 Finding Dory BV 15,741,300 40.9% 4,305 3,657 38,502,300 6/17/2016
71 598 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. 4,025,600 3.2% 1,103 3,650 124,338,800 6/11/1982
72 1029 Good Morning, Vietnam BV 2,859,600 9.5% 785 3,643 30,156,900 1/15/1988
73 404 Superman II WB 5,072,100 13.0% 1,397 3,631 38,915,700 6/19/1981
74 1040 Moonraker MGM 2,832,000 10.1% 788 3,594 28,011,200 N/A
75 127 8 Mile Uni. 8,819,400 43.9% 2,470 3,571 20,079,800 11/8/2002
76 53 The Mummy Returns Uni. 12,038,700 33.7% 3,401 3,540 35,692,500 5/4/2001
77 35 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 LGF 14,686,500 36.1% 4,151 3,538 40,726,900 11/21/2014
78 67 Toy Story 2 BV 11,297,000 23.6% 3,236 3,491 47,836,500 11/24/1999
79 48 Austin Powers in Goldmember NL 12,576,800 34.3% 3,613 3,481 36,713,900 7/26/2002
80 41 Toy Story 3 BV 13,998,400 26.8% 4,028 3,475 52,201,900 6/18/2010
81 1058 Superman WB 2,793,100 4.9% 806 3,465 57,358,100 N/A
82 51 Planet of the Apes (2001) Fox 12,108,300 38.1% 3,500 3,459 31,802,600 7/27/2001
83 60 Finding Nemo BV 11,650,400 20.7% 3,374 3,453 56,337,500 5/30/2003
84 36 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen P/DW 14,606,700 27.1% 4,234 3,450 53,900,900 6/24/2009
85 512 Every Which Way But Loose WB 4,389,900 12.1% 1,275 3,443 36,408,800 N/A
86 38 Spider-Man 2 Sony 14,195,800 23.6% 4,152 3,419 60,158,700 6/30/2004
87 75 Monsters, Inc. BV 11,056,000 24.5% 3,237 3,415 45,088,100 11/2/2001
88 97 Mission: Impossible Par. 10,279,800 25.1% 3,012 3,413 40,946,100 5/22/1996
89 1179 Paranormal Activity Par. 2,577,900 18.2% 760 3,392 14,180,500 10/16/2009
90 814 King Kong (1976) Par. 3,297,600 13.3% 974 3,385 24,701,600 12/17/1976
91 586 Smokey and the Bandit II Uni. 4,046,000 16.5% 1,196 3,383 24,584,600 N/A
92 198 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Fox 7,500,500 17.9% 2,222 3,375 41,849,600 11/20/1992
93 480 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Par. 4,550,400 15.8% 1,349 3,373 28,870,000 11/26/1986
94 593 Home Alone Fox 4,038,300 6.0% 1,202 3,360 67,734,200 11/16/1990
95 45 Iron Man Par. 13,735,200 31.0% 4,105 3,346 44,345,800 5/2/2008
96 135 Interview with the Vampire WB 8,705,700 34.6% 2,604 3,343 25,127,600 11/11/1994
97 106 X-Men Fox 10,106,000 34.6% 3,025 3,341 29,183,600 7/14/2000
98 1519 Alien Fox 2,116,700 6.7% 635 3,333 31,452,100 6/22/1979
99 96 300 WB 10,303,100 33.7% 3,103 3,320 30,612,600 3/9/2007
100 196 Terminator 2: Judgment Day TriS 7,545,300 15.5% 2,274 3,318 48,656,400 7/3/1991
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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 include additional releases, if any.
** First weekend of wide release.

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