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Adjuster:

BIGGEST GAPS BETWEEN 1ST & 2ND PLACE
1982-Present
(Where the difference between the #1 and #2 movies was $30 million or greater)


RowWeekend#1 and #2 MoviesWeekend
Grosses
Difference% Difference
1Jul. 4–6, 2008Hancock$62,603,879$30,094,67648.07%
WALL-E$32,509,203
2May 18–20, 2012Marvel's The Avengers$55,644,102$30,109,27754.11%
Battleship$25,534,825
3May 15–17, 1992Lethal Weapon 3$33,243,086$30,198,19190.84%
Basic Instinct$3,044,895
4Nov. 10–12, 1995Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls$37,804,076$30,204,06979.90%
Get Shorty$7,600,007
5Jan. 31–Feb. 2, 1997Star Wars (Special Edition)$35,906,661$30,723,31485.56%
Jerry Maguire$5,183,347
6Dec. 28–Jan. 1, 2002The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$56,952,669$30,783,89554.05%
Ocean's Eleven$26,168,774
7Jul. 23–25, 2004The Bourne Supremacy$52,521,865$30,793,34058.63%
I, Robot$21,728,525
8May 26–29, 1989Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$37,031,573$30,901,25383.45%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil$6,130,320
9Jul. 26–28, 2013The Wolverine$53,113,752$30,905,36358.19%
The Conjuring$22,208,389
10May 9–11, 2008Iron Man$51,190,629$31,018,15560.59%
What Happens in Vegas$20,172,474
11May 7–9, 1999The Mummy$43,369,635$31,042,91271.58%
Entrapment$12,326,723
12May 23–25, 2003Bruce Almighty$67,953,330$31,049,29645.69%
The Matrix Reloaded$36,904,034
13Aug. 4–6, 2006Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$47,042,215$31,221,35166.37%
Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$15,820,864
14Nov. 28–30, 2014The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1$56,972,599$31,525,15555.33%
Penguins of Madagascar$25,447,444
15Jun. 17–19, 2011Green Lantern$53,174,303$31,702,28359.62%
Super 8$21,472,020
16Jul. 2–5, 2010The Twilight Saga: Eclipse$83,637,242$31,833,01038.06%
The Last Airbender$51,804,232
17Jan. 1–3, 2010Avatar$68,490,688$31,878,20746.54%
Sherlock Holmes$36,612,481
18Apr. 2–4, 2010Clash of the Titans (2010)$61,235,105$31,945,56852.17%
Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$29,289,537
19Nov. 17–19, 2000How the Grinch Stole Christmas$55,082,330$32,364,14658.76%
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$22,718,184
20Dec. 21–23, 2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$47,211,490$32,494,90868.83%
Ocean's Eleven$14,716,582
21Nov. 14–16, 2008Quantum of Solace$67,528,882$32,511,58148.14%
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$35,017,301
22Jul. 5–7, 1996Independence Day$50,228,264$32,739,42465.18%
The Nutty Professor (1996)$17,488,840
23May 17–19, 1996Twister$37,093,440$32,883,91588.65%
Flipper$4,209,525
24Dec. 14–16, 2007I Am Legend$77,211,321$32,903,90442.62%
Alvin and the Chipmunks$44,307,417
25Feb. 11–13, 2005Hitch$43,142,214$32,906,42976.27%
Boogeyman$10,235,785
26May 30–Jun. 1, 2003Finding Nemo$70,251,710$32,922,23046.86%
Bruce Almighty$37,329,480
27Jun. 10–12, 2005Mr. & Mrs. Smith$50,342,878$33,162,07765.87%
Madagascar$17,180,801
28May 6–8, 2011Thor$65,723,338$33,278,01850.63%
Fast Five$32,445,320
29Nov. 23–25, 2001Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$57,487,755$33,432,75458.16%
Monsters, Inc.$24,055,001
30Dec. 24–26, 2004Meet the Fockers$46,120,980$33,509,10472.65%
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$12,611,876
31Oct. 24–26, 2003Scary Movie 3$48,113,770$33,645,21569.93%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre$14,468,555
32Jan. 8–10, 2010Avatar$50,306,217$33,720,89067.03%
Sherlock Holmes$16,585,327
33Jul. 5–7, 2002Men in Black II$52,148,751$33,737,15464.69%
Mr. Deeds$18,411,597
34Aug. 5–7, 2011Rise of the Planet of the Apes$54,806,191$34,103,77662.23%
The Smurfs$20,702,415
35Nov. 26–28, 1999Toy Story 2$57,388,839$34,151,09359.51%
The World Is Not Enough$23,237,746
36May 17–19, 2013Star Trek Into Darkness$70,165,559$34,395,46549.02%
Iron Man 3$35,770,094
37Jun. 24–26, 2011Cars 2$66,135,507$34,532,40152.21%
Bad Teacher$31,603,106
38Apr. 11–13, 2003Anger Management$42,220,847$34,602,32881.96%
Phone Booth$7,618,519
39Feb. 14–17, 2014The LEGO Movie$62,478,466$34,640,26555.44%
About Last Night (2014)$27,838,201
40Aug. 7–9, 2009G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$54,713,046$34,685,09063.39%
Julie & Julia$20,027,956
41Oct. 4–6, 2013Gravity$55,785,112$34,834,92062.44%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2$20,950,192
42May 17–19, 2002Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$80,027,814$34,990,90243.72%
Spider-Man$45,036,912
43Jul. 4–6, 1997Men in Black$51,068,455$35,001,22268.54%
Face/Off$16,067,233
44Nov. 25–27, 2005Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$54,727,138$35,514,86564.89%
Walk the Line$19,212,273
45Jun. 30–Jul. 4, 2006Superman Returns$76,033,267$35,898,20547.21%
The Devil Wears Prada$40,135,062
46Mar. 27–29, 2009Monsters Vs. Aliens$59,321,095$36,316,33061.22%
The Haunting in Connecticut$23,004,765
47May 22–25, 1998Godzilla$55,726,951$36,345,16365.22%
Deep Impact$19,381,788
48May 8–10, 1998Deep Impact$41,152,375$36,434,32688.54%
City of Angels$4,718,049
49May 5–7, 2006Mission: Impossible III$47,743,273$36,738,56776.95%
RV$11,004,706
50May 30–Jun. 1, 2014Maleficent$69,431,298$36,880,20053.12%
X-Men: Days of Future Past$32,551,098
51May 10–12, 1996Twister$41,059,405$37,173,14490.54%
The Truth About Cats & Dogs$3,886,261
52Mar. 21–23, 2014Divergent$54,607,747$37,602,62168.86%
Muppets Most Wanted$17,005,126
53Jun. 19–21, 1992Batman Returns$45,687,711$37,929,07283.02%
Sister Act$7,758,639
54May 7–9, 2004Van Helsing$51,748,040$38,071,48873.57%
Mean Girls$13,676,552
55May 27–29, 2011The Hangover Part II$85,946,294$38,289,99244.55%
Kung Fu Panda 2$47,656,302
56Jun. 15–17, 2007Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$58,051,684$38,327,27966.02%
Ocean's Thirteen$19,724,405
57Apr. 3–5, 2009Fast and Furious$70,950,500$38,341,33554.04%
Monsters Vs. Aliens$32,609,165
58May 19–21, 2006The Da Vinci Code$77,073,388$38,616,38550.10%
Over the Hedge$38,457,003
59May 26–29, 2000Mission: Impossible II$70,816,215$38,777,58454.76%
Dinosaur$32,038,631
60May 28–31, 1999Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$66,904,298$39,214,53858.61%
Notting Hill$27,689,760
61Jun. 11–13, 1993Jurassic Park$47,026,828$39,405,64383.79%
Cliffhanger$7,621,185
62Jun. 9–11, 2006Cars$60,119,509$39,793,71966.19%
The Break-Up$20,325,790
63Aug. 3–5, 2001Rush Hour 2$67,408,222$39,872,52559.15%
Planet of the Apes (2001)$27,535,697
64Jul. 13–15, 2007Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$77,108,414$40,080,51351.98%
Transformers$37,027,901
65May 23–26, 2003Bruce Almighty$85,734,045$40,121,89346.80%
The Matrix Reloaded$45,612,152
66Jul. 14–16, 2006Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$62,345,264$40,732,08865.33%
Little Man$21,613,176
67Jun. 20–22, 2003Hulk$62,128,420$40,989,66865.98%
Finding Nemo$21,138,752
68Jul. 6–8, 2007Transformers$70,502,384$41,488,09158.85%
Ratatouille$29,014,293
69Oct. 21–23, 2011Paranormal Activity 3$52,568,183$41,743,67179.41%
Real Steel$10,824,512
70Jun. 16–18, 1995Batman Forever$52,784,433$42,081,56379.72%
Congo$10,702,870
71May 26–28, 2000Mission: Impossible II$57,845,297$42,238,26373.02%
Shanghai Noon$15,607,034
72May 27–30, 2011The Hangover Part II$103,426,875$42,555,70041.15%
Kung Fu Panda 2$60,871,175
73Nov. 13–15, 20092012$65,237,614$42,928,70165.80%
A Christmas Carol (2009)$22,308,913
74Nov. 21–23, 2008Twilight$69,637,740$42,929,79561.65%
Quantum of Solace$26,707,945
75Mar. 9–11, 2007300$70,885,301$43,284,01061.06%
Wild Hogs$27,601,291
76Nov. 2–4, 2001Monsters, Inc.$62,577,067$43,464,66369.46%
The One$19,112,404
77May 29–31, 2009Up$68,108,790$43,754,92264.24%
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$24,353,868
78Nov. 7–9, 2008Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$63,106,589$43,939,50469.63%
Role Models$19,167,085
79Aug. 3–5, 2007The Bourne Ultimatum$69,283,690$44,172,81763.76%
The Simpsons Movie$25,110,873
80Jul. 25–27, 2008The Dark Knight$75,166,466$44,225,73458.84%
Step Brothers$30,940,732
81May 21–23, 2010Shrek Forever After$70,838,207$44,476,94962.79%
Iron Man 2$26,361,258
82Dec. 21–25, 2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$66,114,741$44,734,37767.66%
Ocean's Eleven$21,380,364
83Jul. 27–29, 2001Planet of the Apes (2001)$68,532,960$45,990,31567.11%
Jurassic Park III$22,542,645
84Jun. 22–24, 2012Brave$66,323,594$46,611,27970.28%
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted$19,712,315
85Mar. 6–8, 2009Watchmen$55,214,334$46,681,92284.55%
Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$8,532,412
86Feb. 7–9, 2014The LEGO Movie$69,050,279$47,046,84668.13%
The Monuments Men$22,003,433
87Dec. 20–22, 2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$62,007,528$47,679,03476.89%
Two Weeks Notice$14,328,494
88May 11–13, 2007Spider-Man 3$58,166,256$48,358,96483.14%
28 Weeks Later$9,807,292
89Mar. 12–14, 2010Alice in Wonderland (2010)$62,714,076$48,404,78177.18%
Green Zone$14,309,295
90Jul. 27–29, 2012The Dark Knight Rises$62,101,451$48,748,80578.50%
Ice Age: Continental Drift$13,352,646
91May 8–10, 2009Star Trek$75,204,289$48,796,00164.88%
X-Men Origins: Wolverine$26,408,288
92Mar. 2–4, 2012Dr. Seuss' The Lorax$70,217,070$49,165,70770.02%
Project X$21,051,363
93Jul. 1–3, 2005War of the Worlds$64,878,725$49,269,08775.94%
Batman Begins$15,609,638
94Feb. 9–11, 2001Hannibal$58,003,121$50,298,83786.72%
The Wedding Planner$7,704,284
95May 21–23, 1999Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$64,820,970$51,029,01078.72%
The Mummy$13,791,960
96Dec. 13–15, 2013The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug$73,645,197$51,077,05969.36%
Frozen$22,568,138
97Mar. 31–Apr. 2, 2006Ice Age: The Meltdown$68,033,544$52,595,78477.31%
Inside Man$15,437,760
98Dec. 9–11, 2005The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$65,556,312$53,819,16982.10%
Syriana$11,737,143
99Jul. 5–7, 2013Despicable Me 2$83,517,315$54,306,46665.02%
The Lone Ranger$29,210,849
100Jul. 27–29, 2007The Simpsons Movie$74,036,787$54,903,82274.16%
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$19,132,965
101Nov. 9–11, 2012Skyfall$88,364,714$55,351,91862.64%
Wreck-It Ralph$33,012,796
102May 24–26, 2013Fast & Furious 6$97,375,245$55,704,04757.21%
The Hangover Part III$41,671,198
103Jun. 4–6, 2004Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$93,687,367$55,755,65159.51%
Shrek 2$37,931,716
104Jul. 11–13, 2014Dawn of the Planet of the Apes$72,611,427$56,309,01277.55%
Transformers: Age of Extinction$16,302,415
105Nov. 5–7, 2004The Incredibles$70,467,623$56,822,63380.64%
Ray$13,644,990
106May 10–12, 2002Spider-Man$71,417,527$57,352,25080.31%
Unfaithful$14,065,277
107Jul. 1–4, 2005War of the Worlds$77,061,953$57,722,52174.90%
Batman Begins$19,339,432
108May 23–25, 2014X-Men: Days of Future Past$90,823,660$59,877,24465.93%
Godzilla (2014)$30,946,416
109Jul. 17–19, 2009Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$77,835,727$60,274,32177.44%
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$17,561,406
110Dec. 19–21, 2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$72,629,713$61,101,21584.13%
Mona Lisa Smile$11,528,498
111May 25–27, 2007Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$114,732,820$61,692,82853.77%
Shrek the Third$53,039,992
112Jul. 26–28, 2002Austin Powers in Goldmember$73,071,188$61,964,97584.80%
Road to Perdition$11,106,213
113May 4–6, 2001The Mummy Returns$68,139,035$62,136,51991.19%
Driven$6,002,516
114Dec. 18–20, 2009Avatar$77,025,481$64,839,53284.18%
The Princess and the Frog$12,185,949
115May 23–25, 1997The Lost World: Jurassic Park$72,132,785$65,755,64191.16%
The Fifth Element$6,377,144
116May 24–27, 2013Fast & Furious 6$117,036,995$66,774,62957.05%
The Hangover Part III$50,262,366
117Nov. 16–18, 2001Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$90,294,621$67,577,93674.84%
Monsters, Inc.$22,716,685
118May 16–18, 2014Godzilla (2014)$93,188,384$68,122,48973.10%
Neighbors$25,065,895
119May 2–4, 2003X2: X-Men United$85,558,731$68,219,97679.73%
The Lizzie McGuire Movie$17,338,755
120May 26–28, 2006X-Men: The Last Stand$102,750,665$68,718,99566.88%
The Da Vinci Code$34,031,670
121Nov. 15–17, 2002Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$88,357,488$69,013,46378.11%
8 Mile$19,344,025
122May 20–22, 2011Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides$90,151,958$69,269,88876.84%
Bridesmaids$20,882,070
123Mar. 8–10, 2013Oz The Great and Powerful$79,110,453$69,271,31887.56%
Jack the Giant Slayer$9,839,135
124May 1–3, 2009X-Men Origins: Wolverine$85,058,003$69,646,56981.88%
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$15,411,434
125Feb. 27–29, 2004The Passion of the Christ$83,848,082$71,282,35385.01%
50 First Dates$12,565,729
126Apr. 29–May 1, 2011Fast Five$86,198,765$71,410,92982.84%
Rio$14,787,836
127Jul. 1–3, 2011Transformers: Dark of the Moon$97,852,865$71,579,47873.15%
Cars 2$26,273,387
128Jul. 2–4, 2004Spider-Man 2$88,156,227$71,874,18481.53%
Fahrenheit 9/11$16,282,043
129May 23–26, 2014X-Men: Days of Future Past$110,576,604$72,139,30665.24%
Godzilla (2014)$38,437,298
130May 25–28, 2007Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$139,802,190$72,792,17852.07%
Shrek the Third$67,010,012
131May 16–18, 2003The Matrix Reloaded$91,774,413$72,894,22879.43%
Daddy Day Care$18,880,185
132May 11–13, 2012Marvel's The Avengers$103,052,274$73,367,00071.19%
Dark Shadows$29,685,274
133Nov. 8–10, 2013Thor: The Dark World$85,737,841$74,410,86486.79%
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa$11,326,977
134Aug. 1–3, 2014Guardians of the Galaxy$94,320,883$76,068,29380.65%
Lucy$18,252,590
135May 2–4, 2014The Amazing Spider-Man 2$91,608,337$77,201,07384.27%
The Other Woman (2014)$14,407,264
136May 23–25, 2008Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$100,137,835$77,342,84677.24%
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$22,794,989
137Dec. 14–16, 2012The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey$84,617,303$77,473,85891.56%
Rise of the Guardians$7,143,445
138Apr. 4–6, 2014Captain America: The Winter Soldier$95,023,721$77,977,97782.06%
Noah$17,045,744
139May 23–26, 1997The Lost World: Jurassic Park$90,161,880$78,715,78287.30%
Addicted to Love$11,446,098
140Nov. 18–20, 2005Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$102,685,961$80,338,62078.24%
Walk the Line$22,347,341
141May 26–29, 2006X-Men: The Last Stand$122,861,157$80,423,78565.46%
The Da Vinci Code$42,437,372
142Jun. 18–20, 2010Toy Story 3$110,307,189$80,430,89472.92%
The Karate Kid$29,876,295
143May 2–4, 2008Iron Man$98,618,668$83,861,81885.04%
Made of Honor$14,756,850
144May 21–23, 2004Shrek 2$108,037,878$84,112,54877.85%
Troy$23,925,330
145Jun. 27–29, 2014Transformers: Age of Extinction$100,038,390$84,196,01584.16%
22 Jump Street$15,842,375
146Jul. 1–4, 2011Transformers: Dark of the Moon$115,886,050$84,256,35572.71%
Cars 2$31,629,695
147Jun. 26–28, 2009Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$108,966,307$90,387,76682.95%
The Proposal$18,578,541
148May 18–20, 2007Shrek the Third$121,629,270$92,607,24476.14%
Spider-Man 3$29,022,026
149Jul. 2–5, 2004Spider-Man 2$115,817,364$93,790,23980.98%
Fahrenheit 9/11$22,027,125
150May 20–22, 2005Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$108,435,841$94,085,70786.77%
Monster-in-Law$14,350,134
151Jun. 14–16, 2013Man of Steel$116,619,362$95,900,20082.23%
This is the End$20,719,162
152May 23–26, 2008Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$126,917,373$97,107,21076.51%
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$29,810,163
153Nov. 16–18, 2012The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2$141,067,634$99,963,12170.86%
Skyfall$41,104,513
154Nov. 21–23, 2014The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1$121,897,634$101,773,46883.49%
Big Hero 6$20,124,166
155Mar. 5–7, 2010Alice in Wonderland (2010)$116,101,023$102,750,72488.50%
Brooklyn's Finest$13,350,299
156May 3–5, 2002Spider-Man$114,844,116$105,797,45692.12%
The Scorpion King$9,046,660
157Nov. 20–22, 2009The Twilight Saga: New Moon$142,839,137$108,719,76576.11%
The Blind Side$34,119,372
158Nov. 19–21, 2010Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1$125,017,372$109,004,54187.19%
Megamind$16,012,831
159Jul. 7–9, 2006Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$135,634,554$113,819,31183.92%
Superman Returns$21,815,243
160Nov. 18–20, 2011The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1$138,122,261$116,885,19384.62%
Happy Feet Two$21,237,068
161May 7–9, 2010Iron Man 2$128,122,480$119,003,09192.88%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)$9,119,389
162Jul. 18–20, 2008The Dark Knight$158,411,483$130,660,24382.48%
Mamma Mia!$27,751,240
163Mar. 23–25, 2012The Hunger Games$152,535,747$132,064,56086.58%
21 Jump Street$20,471,187
164Jul. 20–22, 2012The Dark Knight Rises$160,887,295$140,470,31787.31%
Ice Age: Continental Drift$20,416,978
165Nov. 22–24, 2013The Hunger Games: Catching Fire$158,074,286$143,877,98491.02%
Thor: The Dark World$14,196,302
166May 4–6, 2007Spider-Man 3$151,116,516$145,272,15396.13%
Disturbia$5,844,363
167Jul. 15–17, 2011Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2$169,189,427$147,860,88287.39%
Transformers: Dark of the Moon$21,328,545
168May 3–5, 2013Iron Man 3$174,144,585$166,633,27095.69%
Pain and Gain$7,511,315
169May 4–6, 2012Marvel's The Avengers$207,438,708$199,332,54296.09%
Think Like a Man$8,106,166

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