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TOP OPENING WEEKENDS BY SEASON
1982-Present


Note: This chart only shows the top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheatersAverageEst. Tickets^Date**
1 96 Zoolander Par. 2,742,900 34.4% 2,507 1,094 7,980,500 9/28/01
2 63 Zombieland Sony 3,250,100 32.7% 3,036 1,071 9,933,000 10/02/09
3 26 Where the Wild Things Are WB 4,296,400 42.4% 3,735 1,150 10,143,700 10/16/09
4 58 What Dreams May Come Poly 3,376,000 28.6% 2,526 1,336 11,808,700 10/02/98
5 118 Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit DW 2,500,200 28.6% 3,645 686 8,752,800 10/07/05
6 120 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Fox 2,465,800 37.4% 3,565 692 6,600,600 9/24/10
7 142 Urban Legend Sony 2,242,100 27.9% 2,257 993 8,047,600 9/25/98
8 45 Underworld SGem 3,607,600 41.9% 2,915 1,237 8,616,800 9/19/03
9 72 Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? LGF 3,103,700 38.7% 2,011 1,543 8,023,900 10/12/07
10 129 Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys LGF 2,420,800 46.8% 2,070 1,169 5,167,900 9/12/08
11 68 Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself LGF 3,143,000 45.5% 2,255 1,394 6,903,300 9/11/09
12 108 The Tuxedo DW 2,590,500 29.8% 3,022 857 8,699,100 9/27/02
13 33 Training Day WB 3,984,200 29.4% 2,712 1,469 13,539,200 10/05/01
14 73 The Town WB 3,087,900 26.6% 2,861 1,079 11,595,800 9/17/10
15 162 To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar Uni. 2,073,400 24.7% 1,294 1,602 8,384,900 9/08/95
16 86 Timecop Uni. 2,886,300 26.9% 2,228 1,295 10,730,500 9/16/94
17 171 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV 1,983,700 16.4% 1,654 1,199 12,078,000 10/29/93
18 82 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB 2,986,800 35.9% 3,204 932 8,324,400 9/23/05
19 71 Three Kings WB 3,119,600 26.2% 2,942 1,060 11,919,300 10/01/99
20 102 Thirteen Ghosts WB 2,679,400 36.2% 2,781 963 7,397,200 10/26/01
21 88 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning NL 2,825,700 46.8% 2,820 1,002 6,033,100 10/06/06
22 19 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre NL 4,659,000 34.9% 3,016 1,545 13,359,900 10/17/03
23 176 Team America: World Police Par. 1,951,700 37.0% 2,539 769 5,279,300 10/15/04
24 183 Taxi Fox 1,937,200 32.9% 3,001 645 5,893,900 10/06/04
25 9 Taken 2 Fox 6,150,900 35.4% 3,661 1,680 17,373,200 10/05/12
26 178 SwimFan Fox 1,949,500 39.7% 2,856 682 4,916,500 9/06/02
27 10 Sweet Home Alabama BV 6,135,800 28.0% 3,293 1,863 21,883,400 9/27/02
28 168 Surrogates BV 1,997,700 39.4% 2,951 677 5,069,400 9/25/09
29 157 Striking Distance Col. 2,102,900 36.1% 1,889 1,113 5,823,200 9/17/93
30 186 The Story of Us Uni. 1,904,100 35.7% 2,164 880 5,334,700 10/15/99
31 47 Stigmata MGM 3,604,300 36.6% 2,899 1,243 9,851,600 9/10/99
32 34 Stargate MGM 3,983,500 23.3% 2,033 1,959 17,121,400 10/28/94
33 56 The Specialist WB 3,425,300 25.0% 2,522 1,358 13,723,100 10/07/94
34 125 Soul Food Fox 2,439,600 25.6% 1,336 1,826 9,520,900 9/26/97
35 91 The Social Network Sony 2,802,200 23.1% 2,771 1,011 12,105,200 10/01/10
36 131 Sneakers Uni. 2,417,100 19.5% 1,731 1,396 12,393,400 9/11/92
37 93 Sleepers WB 2,784,100 23.1% 1,915 1,454 12,062,300 10/18/96
38 117 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Par. 2,508,900 41.3% 3,170 791 6,080,900 9/17/04
39 143 Sinister LG/S 2,237,000 37.4% 2,527 885 5,973,500 10/12/12
40 191 Showgirls MGM 1,865,000 39.9% 1,388 1,343 4,678,300 9/22/95
41 2 Shark Tale DW 7,665,800 29.6% 4,016 1,909 25,901,500 10/01/04
42 187 Shall We Dance Mira. 1,897,500 20.4% 1,772 1,071 9,317,500 10/15/04
43 148 Seven Years in Tibet Sony 2,183,100 26.4% 2,103 1,038 8,269,600 10/10/97
44 66 Seven NL 3,206,900 14.0% 2,441 1,314 22,961,100 9/22/95
45 134 Serendipity Mira. 2,351,500 26.5% 2,601 904 8,884,800 10/05/01
46 167 Secondhand Lions NL 2,013,200 28.9% 3,013 668 6,976,900 9/19/03
47 115 Sea of Love Uni. 2,523,400 17.1% 1,246 2,025 14,753,500 9/15/89
48 62 School of Rock Par. 3,254,200 24.2% 2,614 1,245 13,467,400 10/03/03
49 1 Scary Movie 3 Dim. 7,979,100 43.7% 3,505 2,276 18,238,400 10/24/03
50 193 Saw VI LGF 1,855,200 51.0% 3,036 611 3,639,100 10/23/09
51 28 Saw V LGF 4,185,800 53.0% 3,060 1,368 7,903,400 10/24/08
52 20 Saw IV LGF 4,615,800 50.2% 3,183 1,450 9,200,600 10/26/07
53 15 Saw III LGF 5,131,400 41.9% 3,167 1,620 12,250,200 10/27/06
54 17 Saw II Lions 4,949,400 36.5% 2,949 1,678 13,578,500 10/28/05
55 90 Saw 3D LGF 2,812,700 48.9% 2,808 1,002 5,749,700 10/29/10
56 83 Saw Lions 2,943,100 33.1% 2,315 1,271 8,886,500 10/29/04
57 3 Rush Hour NL 7,036,600 23.5% 2,638 2,667 29,887,300 9/18/98
58 76 The Rundown Uni. 3,076,900 38.9% 3,152 976 7,914,800 9/26/03
59 174 Runaway Jury Fox 1,963,000 23.9% 2,815 697 8,196,600 10/17/03
60 98 Ronin MGM 2,707,400 30.5% 2,487 1,088 8,873,400 9/25/98
61 124 The River Wild Uni. 2,443,600 21.8% 2,074 1,178 11,200,100 9/30/94
62 109 The Ring DW 2,584,400 11.6% 1,981 1,304 22,208,400 10/18/02
63 139 Righteous Kill Over. 2,268,600 40.6% 3,152 720 5,582,400 9/12/08
64 197 Riding in Cars with Boys Sony 1,838,300 34.5% 2,770 664 5,329,600 10/19/01
65 128 Riddick Uni. 2,427,300 45.5% 3,107 781 5,332,500 9/06/13
66 99 Resident Evil: Retribution SGem 2,705,900 49.7% 3,012 898 5,442,900 9/14/12
67 55 Resident Evil: Extinction SGem 3,441,700 46.8% 2,828 1,217 7,361,700 9/21/07
68 42 Resident Evil: Apocalypse SGem 3,709,500 45.0% 3,284 1,129 8,245,000 9/10/04
69 52 Resident Evil: Afterlife SGem 3,456,600 45.7% 3,203 1,079 7,563,300 9/10/10
70 37 Remember the Titans BV 3,878,600 18.1% 1,865 2,080 21,436,200 9/29/00
71 7 Red Dragon Uni. 6,289,300 39.2% 3,357 1,873 16,032,700 10/04/02
72 97 Red Sum. 2,716,800 24.1% 3,255 835 11,283,400 10/15/10
73 51 Real Steel BV 3,489,100 32.0% 3,440 1,014 10,913,800 10/07/11
74 64 Ray Uni. 3,227,000 26.6% 2,006 1,609 12,109,700 10/29/04
75 112 Random Hearts Sony 2,561,500 41.3% 2,697 950 6,201,300 10/08/99
76 146 Radio SonR 2,206,300 25.4% 3,074 718 8,673,500 10/24/03
77 173 Quarantine SGem 1,979,300 44.8% 2,461 804 4,413,900 10/10/08
78 24 Puss in Boots P/DW 4,352,200 22.8% 3,952 1,101 19,056,100 10/28/11
79 145 Pulp Fiction Mira. 2,227,700 8.8% 1,338 1,665 25,386,700 10/14/94
80 105 Prisoners WB 2,655,200 35.3% 3,260 815 7,521,300 9/20/13
81 140 The Prestige BV 2,259,800 27.9% 2,281 991 8,099,700 10/20/06
82 92 Practical Magic WB 2,794,200 28.3% 2,652 1,054 9,860,600 10/16/98
83 192 Postcards from the Edge Col. 1,861,000 20.1% 1,013 1,837 9,236,800 9/14/90
84 188 Pleasantville NL 1,888,100 22.0% 1,636 1,154 8,570,400 10/23/98
85 195 Pitch Perfect Uni. 1,844,300 22.8% 2,770 666 8,074,700 10/05/12
86 101 The Peacemaker DW 2,682,300 29.8% 2,362 1,136 8,989,400 9/26/97
87 48 Paranormal Activity 4 Par. 3,603,000 53.8% 3,412 1,056 6,695,800 10/19/12
88 4 Paranormal Activity 3 Par. 6,713,700 50.5% 3,321 2,022 13,285,800 10/21/11
89 16 Paranormal Activity 2 Par. 5,078,500 48.0% 3,216 1,579 10,580,900 10/22/10
90 110 Paranormal Activity Par. 2,577,900 18.2% 760 3,392 14,180,500 10/16/09
91 100 Out of Time MGM 2,684,100 39.4% 3,076 872 6,813,800 10/03/03
92 46 Open Season Sony 3,606,800 27.8% 3,833 941 12,993,200 9/29/06
93 36 Once Upon a Time in Mexico Sony 3,884,600 41.6% 3,282 1,184 9,346,600 9/12/03
94 85 No Good Deed (2014) SGem 2,911,200 100.0% 2,175 1,339 2,911,200 9/12/14
95 190 Nights in Rodanthe WB 1,868,900 32.1% 2,704 691 5,828,800 9/26/08
96 164 A Night at the Roxbury Par. 2,047,900 31.7% 1,865 1,098 6,467,200 10/02/98
97 200 The Musketeer Uni. 1,822,000 38.1% 2,438 747 4,783,300 9/07/01
98 122 Moneyball Sony 2,456,100 25.6% 2,993 821 9,608,700 9/23/11
99 77 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony 3,053,100 32.2% 3,481 877 9,473,200 10/28/09
100 13 Meet the Parents Uni. 5,310,400 17.2% 2,614 2,032 30,792,600 10/06/00
101 121 Max Payne Fox 2,456,800 43.4% 3,376 728 5,667,000 10/17/08
102 151 Matchstick Men WB 2,170,400 35.5% 2,711 800 6,120,500 9/12/03
103 189 Man of the Year Uni. 1,877,800 33.0% 2,515 747 5,698,800 10/13/06
104 144 Malice Col. 2,230,100 19.9% 1,431 1,558 11,209,000 10/01/93
105 103 Looper TriS 2,673,700 31.3% 2,992 894 8,545,800 9/28/12
106 78 Look Who's Talking TriS 3,049,800 8.8% 1,208 2,525 34,842,500 10/13/89
107 163 The Long Kiss Goodnight NL 2,051,000 27.1% 2,245 914 7,567,300 10/11/96
108 40 The Lion King (in 3D) BV 3,797,400 31.9% 2,330 1,630 11,914,600 9/16/11
109 196 Like Father, Like Son TriS 1,838,700 20.9% 1,167 1,575 8,792,200 10/02/87
110 114 The Legend of Zorro Sony 2,547,300 35.2% 3,520 724 7,245,100 10/28/05
111 159 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole WB 2,089,800 29.8% 3,575 585 7,003,200 9/24/10
112 94 Law Abiding Citizen Over. 2,764,700 28.7% 2,890 957 9,636,300 10/16/09
113 107 The Last of the Mohicans Fox 2,645,000 14.5% 1,491 1,774 18,194,200 9/25/92
114 158 Lakeview Terrace SGem 2,089,800 38.2% 2,464 848 5,468,500 9/19/08
115 49 Ladder 49 BV 3,556,900 29.6% 3,260 1,091 11,999,300 10/01/04
116 87 Kiss the Girls Par. 2,879,100 21.8% 2,271 1,268 13,186,900 10/03/97
117 119 The Kingdom Uni. 2,490,600 36.0% 2,793 892 6,909,400 9/28/07
118 44 Kill Bill Vol. 1 Mira. 3,663,200 31.5% 3,102 1,181 11,622,400 10/10/03
119 79 K-PAX Uni. 3,041,600 34.2% 2,541 1,197 8,893,100 10/26/01
120 113 Just Like Heaven DW 2,559,900 34.0% 3,508 730 7,537,900 9/16/05
121 181 John Carpenter's Vampires Sony 1,941,700 45.4% 1,793 1,083 4,273,000 10/30/98
122 35 Jackass: The Movie Par. 3,918,000 35.4% 2,509 1,561 11,057,500 10/25/02
123 23 Jackass: Number Two Par. 4,427,800 39.8% 3,059 1,447 11,111,300 9/22/06
124 39 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Par. 3,838,900 31.4% 3,336 1,151 12,221,600 10/25/13
125 8 Jackass 3-D Par. 6,286,300 43.0% 3,081 2,040 14,635,400 10/15/10
126 182 Invasion U.S.A. Can. 1,941,300 39.3% 1,735 1,119 4,939,800 9/27/85
127 161 Intolerable Cruelty Uni. 2,077,100 35.5% 2,564 810 5,858,200 10/10/03
128 14 Insidious Chapter 2 FD 5,136,700 48.9% 3,049 1,685 10,499,600 9/13/13
129 60 In & Out Par. 3,272,300 23.5% 1,992 1,643 13,912,200 9/19/97
130 53 I Know What You Did Last Summer Sony 3,446,300 21.8% 2,524 1,365 15,814,000 10/17/97
131 69 House on Haunted Hill WB 3,139,000 39.1% 2,710 1,158 8,034,800 10/29/99
132 12 Hotel Transylvania Sony 5,465,600 29.7% 3,349 1,632 18,424,000 9/28/12
133 11 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV 5,853,800 46.4% 3,623 1,616 12,612,700 10/24/08
134 166 The Heartbreak Kid P/DW 2,038,100 38.1% 3,229 631 5,347,000 10/05/07
135 155 Halloween III: Season of the Witch Uni. 2,154,200 44.0% 1,297 1,661 4,898,000 10/22/82
136 95 The Guardian BV 2,749,000 32.7% 3,241 848 8,398,000 9/29/06
137 67 The Grudge 2 Sony 3,179,400 53.2% 3,211 990 5,976,200 10/13/06
138 6 The Grudge Sony 6,300,900 35.5% 3,245 1,942 17,771,200 10/22/04
139 147 Gridiron Gang Sony 2,200,700 37.5% 3,504 628 5,867,600 9/15/06
140 5 Gravity WB 6,680,900 20.3% 3,575 1,869 32,937,800 10/04/13
141 80 The Good Son Fox 3,024,200 28.0% 1,847 1,637 10,818,800 9/24/93
142 170 Good Luck Chuck LGF 1,984,300 39.0% 2,612 760 5,089,700 9/21/07
143 149 Good Boy! MGM 2,173,600 34.8% 3,225 674 6,246,600 10/10/03
144 172 Ghost Ship WB 1,979,900 38.2% 2,787 710 5,178,700 10/25/02
145 160 The Ghost and the Darkness Par. 2,084,900 23.9% 2,142 973 8,737,400 10/11/96
146 84 Get Shorty MGM 2,919,500 17.6% 1,612 1,811 16,575,100 10/20/95
147 59 The Game Plan BV 3,335,900 25.3% 3,103 1,075 13,164,200 9/28/07
148 70 The Game Poly 3,123,500 29.7% 2,403 1,300 10,528,000 9/12/97
149 179 From Hell Fox 1,946,100 34.9% 2,305 844 5,582,900 10/19/01
150 61 Friday Night Lights Uni. 3,263,900 33.1% 2,667 1,224 9,864,100 10/08/04
151 75 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare NL 3,079,900 37.2% 1,862 1,654 8,283,100 9/13/91
152 57 The Forgotten SonR 3,385,200 31.3% 3,104 1,090 10,810,500 9/24/04
153 111 For Love of the Game Uni. 2,567,300 37.1% 2,829 907 6,926,900 9/17/99
154 169 Footloose (2011) Par. 1,986,700 30.0% 3,549 560 6,615,600 10/14/11
155 198 The Fog (2005) SonR 1,833,500 39.8% 2,972 617 4,610,000 10/14/05
156 38 Flightplan BV 3,842,400 27.5% 3,424 1,122 13,992,700 9/23/05
157 27 The First Wives Club Par. 4,279,100 17.9% 1,922 2,226 23,866,300 9/20/96
158 141 First Blood Orion 2,259,200 14.1% 901 2,507 16,058,800 10/22/82
159 156 Finding Nemo (3D) BV 2,145,000 40.6% 2,904 739 5,286,400 9/14/12
160 177 The Fighting Temptations Par. 1,950,000 38.9% 2,026 962 5,016,700 9/19/03
161 150 Fight Club Fox 2,172,300 29.8% 1,963 1,106 7,281,100 10/15/99
162 180 Fatal Attraction Par. 1,944,400 4.9% 758 2,565 39,680,700 9/18/87
163 18 The Exorcism of Emily Rose SGem 4,688,700 40.0% 2,981 1,573 11,711,800 9/09/05
164 138 Easy A SGem 2,300,100 31.3% 2,856 805 7,346,100 9/17/10
165 32 Eagle Eye P/DW 4,060,000 28.7% 3,510 1,157 14,128,200 9/26/08
166 21 Double Jeopardy Par. 4,559,600 19.9% 2,547 1,790 22,949,300 9/24/99
167 132 Doom Uni. 2,416,400 54.9% 3,044 794 4,401,300 10/21/05
168 81 Don't Say a Word Fox 3,019,500 31.1% 2,802 1,078 9,717,100 9/28/01
169 185 Dolphin Tale 2 WB 1,905,600 100.0% 3,656 521 1,905,600 9/12/14
170 133 Dolphin Tale WB 2,412,100 26.2% 3,507 688 9,190,200 9/23/11
171 106 The Devil's Advocate WB 2,651,500 20.0% 2,161 1,227 13,268,100 10/17/97
172 29 The Departed WB 4,105,000 20.4% 3,017 1,360 20,120,800 10/06/06
173 54 Demolition Man WB 3,445,000 24.6% 2,246 1,534 14,023,100 10/08/93
174 199 Dead Presidents BV 1,826,200 32.9% 1,081 1,689 5,551,100 10/06/95
175 153 Crocodile Dundee Par. 2,166,800 4.7% 879 2,465 46,202,500 9/26/86
176 22 Couples Retreat Uni. 4,505,500 31.4% 3,000 1,502 14,345,100 10/09/09
177 89 Contagion WB 2,821,600 29.6% 3,222 876 9,528,700 9/09/11
178 152 Commando Fox 2,169,000 21.9% 1,495 1,451 9,887,300 10/04/85
179 25 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Sony 4,339,000 30.2% 4,001 1,084 14,368,300 9/27/13
180 31 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony 4,062,300 24.6% 3,119 1,302 16,496,900 9/18/09
181 184 Carrie (2013) SGem 1,928,300 42.9% 3,157 611 4,498,300 10/18/13
182 74 Captain Phillips Sony 3,080,000 24.0% 3,020 1,020 12,842,100 10/11/13
183 104 Burn After Reading Focus 2,664,100 31.7% 2,651 1,005 8,406,000 9/12/08
184 194 Brown Sugar FoxS 1,848,300 39.3% 1,372 1,347 4,709,000 10/11/02
185 65 Brother Bear BV 3,218,000 22.8% 3,030 1,062 14,134,000 11/01/03
186 116 Bride of Chucky Uni. 2,522,600 36.9% 2,412 1,046 6,828,500 10/16/98
187 175 The Brave One WB 1,958,100 36.6% 2,755 711 5,347,900 9/14/07
188 123 Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 Art. 2,453,400 50.0% 3,317 740 4,904,800 10/27/00
189 41 Blue Streak Sony 3,781,300 28.1% 2,735 1,382 13,478,200 9/17/99
190 126 Black Rain Par. 2,437,600 20.9% 1,610 1,514 11,640,300 9/22/89
191 30 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV 4,080,800 31.0% 3,215 1,269 13,163,600 10/03/08
192 137 The Beverly Hillbillies Fox 2,300,800 21.6% 2,152 1,069 10,635,100 10/15/93
193 127 Bedazzled (2000) Fox 2,431,600 34.6% 2,568 947 7,024,800 10/20/00
194 50 Barbershop MGM 3,550,300 27.2% 1,605 2,212 13,041,800 9/13/02
195 136 Bandits MGM 2,305,800 31.4% 3,207 719 7,344,500 10/12/01
196 154 Assassins WB 2,156,000 30.9% 2,343 920 6,966,200 10/06/95
197 130 Argo WB 2,417,200 14.3% 3,232 748 16,943,900 10/12/12
198 43 Antz DW 3,666,300 19.0% 2,449 1,497 19,317,200 10/02/98
199 165 3:10 to Yuma (2007) LGF 2,040,000 26.2% 2,652 769 7,791,700 9/07/07
200 135 30 Days of Night Sony 2,318,600 40.3% 2,855 812 5,751,300 10/19/07

Note: Fall is defined as the day after Labor Day Weekend through the Thursday before the First Friday in November.


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 not include additional releases, if any.
** First weekend of wide release.

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