(Where the difference between the #1 and #2 movies was $10 million or greater)

RowWeekend#1 and #2 MoviesWeekend
Difference% Difference
1Jul. 18–20, 2008The Dark Knight$158,411,483$130,660,24382.48%
Mamma Mia!$27,751,240
2Nov. 20–22, 2009The Twilight Saga: New Moon$142,839,137$108,719,76576.11%
The Blind Side$34,119,372
3Nov. 18–20, 2011The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1$138,122,261$116,885,19384.62%
Happy Feet Two$21,237,068
4Jun. 14–16, 2013Man of Steel$116,619,362$95,900,20082.23%
This is the End$20,719,162
5Mar. 5–7, 2010Alice in Wonderland (2010)$116,101,023$102,750,72488.50%
Brooklyn's Finest$13,350,299
6Nov. 18–20, 2005Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$102,685,961$80,338,62078.24%
Walk the Line$22,347,341
7May 2–4, 2008Iron Man$98,618,668$83,861,81885.04%
Made of Honor$14,756,850
8May 24–26, 2013Fast & Furious 6$97,375,245$55,704,04757.21%
The Hangover Part III$41,671,198
9May 27–29, 2011The Hangover Part II$85,946,294$38,289,99244.55%
Kung Fu Panda 2$47,656,302
10May 2–4, 2003X2: X-Men United$85,558,731$68,219,97679.73%
The Lizzie McGuire Movie$17,338,755
11May 1–3, 2009X-Men Origins: Wolverine$85,058,003$69,646,56981.88%
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$15,411,434
12Jul. 5–7, 2013Despicable Me 2$83,517,315$54,306,46665.02%
The Lone Ranger$29,210,849
13Jun. 21–23, 2013Monsters University$82,429,469$16,017,63519.43%
World War Z$66,411,834
14Dec. 14–16, 2007I Am Legend$77,211,321$32,903,90442.62%
Alvin and the Chipmunks$44,307,417
15May 19–21, 2006The Da Vinci Code$77,073,388$38,616,38550.10%
Over the Hedge$38,457,003
16Dec. 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
17Mar. 2–4, 2012Dr. Seuss' The Lorax$70,217,070$49,165,70770.02%
Project X$21,051,363
18Feb. 7–9, 2014The LEGO Movie$69,050,279$47,046,84668.13%
The Monuments Men$22,003,433
19Jun. 24–26, 2011Cars 2$66,135,507$34,532,40152.21%
Bad Teacher$31,603,106
20Dec. 9–11, 2005The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$65,556,312$53,819,16982.10%
21Jul. 2–4, 2010The Twilight Saga: Eclipse$64,832,191$24,507,17237.80%
The Last Airbender$40,325,019
22Nov. 7–9, 2008Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$63,106,589$43,939,50469.63%
Role Models$19,167,085
23Jun. 27–29, 2008WALL-E$63,087,526$12,160,44119.28%
24Nov. 2–4, 2001Monsters, Inc.$62,577,067$43,464,66369.46%
The One$19,112,404
25Dec. 20–22, 2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$62,007,528$47,679,03476.89%
Two Weeks Notice$14,328,494
26Apr. 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
27Jun. 6–8, 2008Kung Fu Panda$60,239,130$21,707,75636.04%
You Don't Mess with the Zohan$38,531,374
28Mar. 27–29, 2009Monsters Vs. Aliens$59,321,095$36,316,33061.22%
The Haunting in Connecticut$23,004,765
29May 26–28, 2000Mission: Impossible II$57,845,297$42,238,26373.02%
Shanghai Noon$15,607,034
30Feb. 12–14, 2010Valentine's Day$56,260,707$24,781,47244.05%
The Wolfman$31,479,235
31Jul. 15–17, 2005Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$56,178,450$22,277,73039.66%
Wedding Crashers$33,900,720
32Jun. 11–13, 2010The Karate Kid$55,665,805$29,996,35053.89%
The A-Team$25,669,455
33Nov. 17–19, 2000How the Grinch Stole Christmas$55,082,330$32,364,14658.76%
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$22,718,184
34Dec. 19–21, 2014The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies$54,724,334$37,623,81468.75%
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb$17,100,520
35Aug. 7–9, 2009G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$54,713,046$34,685,09063.39%
Julie & Julia$20,027,956
36Mar. 21–23, 2014Divergent$54,607,747$37,602,62168.86%
Muppets Most Wanted$17,005,126
37Jun. 29–Jul. 1, 2012Ted$54,415,205$15,288,03528.10%
Magic Mike$39,127,170
38May 22–24, 2009Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$54,173,286$11,614,89621.44%
Terminator Salvation$42,558,390
39Jun. 14–16, 2002Scooby-Doo$54,155,312$27,036,67249.92%
The Bourne Identity$27,118,640
40Jun. 30–Jul. 2, 2006Superman Returns$52,535,096$24,997,85247.58%
The Devil Wears Prada$27,537,244
41Jul. 20–22, 2001Jurassic Park III$50,771,645$20,589,76840.55%
America's Sweethearts$30,181,877
42Oct. 15–17, 2010Jackass 3-D$50,353,641$28,592,23356.78%
43Nov. 2–4, 2012Wreck-It Ralph$49,038,712$24,138,14649.22%
44Nov. 7–9, 2003The Matrix Revolutions$48,475,154$17,361,65335.82%
45Jun. 15–17, 2001Lara Croft: Tomb Raider$47,735,743$27,393,63857.39%
Atlantis: The Lost Empire$20,342,105
46Oct. 1–3, 2004Shark Tale$47,604,606$25,516,40253.60%
Ladder 49$22,088,204
47Aug. 4–6, 2006Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$47,042,215$31,221,35166.37%
Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$15,820,864
48Jun. 29–Jul. 1, 2007Ratatouille$47,027,395$13,657,83629.04%
Live Free or Die Hard$33,369,559
49Jul. 11–13, 2003Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$46,630,690$23,554,79850.51%
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$23,075,892
50Mar. 15–17, 2002Ice Age$46,312,454$28,605,34861.77%
Resident Evil$17,707,106
51Nov. 5–7, 2010Megamind$46,016,833$13,327,42728.96%
Due Date$32,689,406
52Feb. 16–18, 2007Ghost Rider$45,388,836$22,824,22450.29%
Bridge to Terabithia$22,564,612
53Mar. 7–9, 2014300: Rise of An Empire$45,038,460$12,831,40328.49%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman$32,207,057
54Jul. 4–6, 2003Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$44,041,440$21,820,77049.55%
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$22,220,670
55Dec. 17–19, 2010Tron Legacy$44,026,211$27,614,88962.72%
Yogi Bear$16,411,322
56Jul. 25–27, 2014Lucy$43,899,340$14,099,07732.12%
Hercules (2014)$29,800,263
57Mar. 22–24, 2013The Croods$43,639,736$13,265,94230.40%
Olympus Has Fallen$30,373,794
58Jun. 20–22, 1997Batman and Robin$42,872,605$21,194,22849.44%
My Best Friend's Wedding$21,678,377
59Sept. 28–30, 2012Hotel Transylvania$42,522,194$21,720,67251.08%
60Oct. 24–26, 2008High School Musical 3: Senior Year$42,030,184$11,976,23028.49%
Saw V$30,053,954
61Jun. 30–Jul. 2, 2000The Perfect Storm$41,325,042$18,911,33245.76%
The Patriot$22,413,710
62Jun. 23–25, 1989Batman$40,489,746$26,226,78564.77%
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids$14,262,961
63Sept. 13–15, 2013Insidious Chapter 2$40,272,103$26,237,33965.15%
The Family (2013)$14,034,764
64Jun. 22–24, 2001The Fast and the Furious$40,089,015$15,051,97637.55%
Dr. Dolittle 2$25,037,039
65Jan. 18–20, 2008Cloverfield$40,058,229$17,050,50442.56%
27 Dresses$23,007,725
66Nov. 4–6, 2005Chicken Little$40,049,778$12,323,56830.77%
67Mar. 2–4, 2007Wild Hogs$39,699,023$26,303,41366.26%
68Dec. 16–18, 2011Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows$39,637,079$16,392,33541.36%
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked$23,244,744
69Nov. 6–8, 1998The Waterboy$39,414,071$25,482,78664.65%
The Siege$13,931,285
70Apr. 15–17, 2011Rio$39,225,962$20,533,87252.35%
Scream 4$18,692,090
71Dec. 10–12, 2004Ocean's Twelve$39,153,380$23,092,10958.98%
Blade: Trinity$16,061,271
72Nov. 21–23, 2003The Cat in the Hat$38,329,160$19,040,72249.68%
73Aug. 13–15, 2004Alien Vs. Predator$38,291,056$15,334,60340.05%
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$22,956,453
74Aug. 10–12, 2012The Bourne Legacy$38,142,825$11,554,36530.29%
The Campaign$26,588,460
75Mar. 4–6, 2011Rango$38,079,323$16,921,59344.44%
The Adjustment Bureau$21,157,730
76Apr. 1–3, 2011Hop$37,543,710$22,731,61660.55%
Source Code$14,812,094
77Aug. 8–10, 2003S.W.A.T.$37,062,535$14,859,52840.09%
Freaky Friday$22,203,007
78Nov. 11–13, 1994Interview with the Vampire$36,389,705$17,067,71346.90%
The Santa Clause$19,321,992
79Mar. 7–9, 200810,000 B.C.$35,867,488$22,266,06962.08%
College Road Trip$13,601,419
80Sept. 27–29, 2002Sweet Home Alabama$35,648,740$20,597,71257.78%
The Tuxedo$15,051,028
81Aug. 13–15, 2010The Expendables$34,825,135$11,720,61233.66%
Eat Pray Love$23,104,523
82Nov. 23–25, 2007Enchanted$34,440,317$16,482,13447.86%
This Christmas$17,958,183
83Feb. 9–11, 2007Norbit$34,195,434$21,143,78461.83%
Hannibal Rising$13,051,650
84Apr. 20–22, 2012Think Like a Man$33,636,303$11,117,94533.05%
The Lucky One$22,518,358
85Dec. 15–17, 2000What Women Want$33,614,543$19,768,62958.81%
Dude, Where's My Car?$13,845,914
86Jan. 14–16, 2011The Green Hornet$33,526,876$15,710,64646.86%
The Dilemma$17,816,230
87Jul. 23–25, 1999The Haunting$33,435,140$11,546,00234.53%
Inspector Gadget$21,889,138
88Sept. 18–20, 1998Rush Hour$33,001,803$26,395,34879.98%
One True Thing$6,606,455
89Oct. 16–18, 2009Where the Wild Things Are$32,695,407$11,655,90535.65%
Law Abiding Citizen$21,039,502
90Sept. 19–21, 2014The Maze Runner$32,512,804$19,754,02460.76%
A Walk Among the Tombstones$12,758,780
91Oct. 26–28, 2007Saw IV$31,756,764$19,947,31962.81%
Dan in Real Life$11,809,445
92Oct. 28–30, 2005Saw II$31,725,652$15,397,14648.53%
The Legend of Zorro$16,328,506
93Jun. 5–7, 1998The Truman Show$31,542,121$14,926,41747.32%
A Perfect Murder$16,615,704
94Mar. 21–23, 1997Liar Liar$31,423,025$19,807,30363.03%
95Jun. 22–24, 2007Evan Almighty$31,192,615$10,574,94833.90%
96Feb. 1–3, 2008Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour$31,117,834$18,692,05860.07%
The Eye$12,425,776
97Mar. 7–9, 2003Bringing Down the House$31,101,026$14,043,81345.16%
Tears of the Sun$17,057,213
98Sept. 18–20, 2009Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$30,304,648$19,840,33465.47%
The Informant!$10,464,314
99Jun. 18–20, 2004DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$30,070,196$11,016,99736.64%
The Terminal$19,053,199
100Mar. 26–28, 2004Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$29,438,331$16,803,76857.08%
The Ladykillers$12,634,563
101Sept. 26–28, 2008Eagle Eye$29,150,721$15,732,26753.97%
Nights in Rodanthe$13,418,454
102Apr. 1–3, 2005Sin City$29,120,273$16,318,80856.04%
Beauty Shop$12,801,465
103Sept. 22–24, 2006Jackass: Number Two$29,002,002$18,411,75863.48%
Jet Li's Fearless$10,590,244
104Jan. 18–20, 2002Black Hawk Down$28,611,736$10,797,47737.74%
Snow Dogs$17,814,259
105Apr. 2–4, 1999The Matrix$27,788,331$19,457,65070.02%
10 Things I Hate About You$8,330,681
106Jan. 27–29, 2006Big Momma's House 2$27,736,056$13,232,40647.71%
Nanny McPhee$14,503,650
107Apr. 12–14, 201342$27,487,144$13,329,77748.49%
Scary Movie 5$14,157,367
108Oct. 7–9, 2011Real Steel$27,319,677$16,849,53461.68%
The Ides of March$10,470,143
109Nov. 28–30, 1997Flubber$26,725,207$10,251,11538.36%
Alien Resurrection$16,474,092
110Mar. 30–Apr. 1, 2001Spy Kids$26,546,881$16,536,28162.29%
Someone Like You$10,010,600
111Apr. 16–18, 2004Kill Bill Vol. 2$25,104,949$11,270,42244.89%
The Punisher$13,834,527
112Dec. 5–7, 2003The Last Samurai$24,271,354$11,415,31447.03%
113Sept. 21–23, 2007Resident Evil: Extinction$23,678,580$10,026,57942.34%
Good Luck Chuck$13,652,001
114Sept. 11–13, 2009Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$23,446,785$12,706,33954.19%
115Sept. 12–14, 2003Once Upon a Time in Mexico$23,424,118$10,336,81144.13%
Matchstick Men$13,087,307
116Sept. 10–12, 2004Resident Evil: Apocalypse$23,036,273$12,935,70256.15%
117Mar. 10–12, 2000Mission to Mars$22,855,247$16,232,72971.02%
The Ninth Gate$6,622,518
118Jul. 28–30, 1995Waterworld$21,171,780$11,134,03552.59%
The Net$10,037,745
119Nov. 29–Dec. 1, 1985Rocky IV$19,991,537$14,344,37771.75%
Santa Claus: The Movie$5,647,160
120Apr. 21–23, 2000U-571$19,553,310$11,414,13058.37%
Love & Basketball$8,139,180
121Sept. 20–22, 1996The First Wives Club$18,913,411$11,903,07862.93%
Last Man Standing$7,010,333
122Apr. 9–11, 1993Indecent Proposal$18,387,632$13,468,92073.25%
The Sandlot$4,918,712

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