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TOP OPENING WEEKENDS BY SEASON
1982-Present


Note: This chart only shows the top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheatersAverageAdjusted Gross^Date**
1 Scary Movie 3 Dim. $66,625,200 43.7% 3,505 $19,008 $152,290,200 10/24/03
2 Shark Tale DW $64,009,400 29.6% 4,016 $15,938 $216,277,300 10/01/04
3 Rush Hour NL $58,755,900 23.5% 2,638 $22,273 $249,559,400 9/18/98
4 Paranormal Activity 3 Par. $56,059,300 50.5% 3,321 $16,880 $110,936,400 10/21/11
5 Gravity WB $55,785,100 20.4% 3,575 $15,604 $273,888,900 10/04/13
6 The Grudge Sony $52,612,700 35.5% 3,245 $16,213 $148,389,800 10/22/04
7 Red Dragon Uni. $52,515,800 39.2% 3,357 $15,644 $133,872,900 10/04/02
8 Jackass 3-D Par. $52,491,000 43.0% 3,081 $17,037 $122,205,700 10/15/10
9 Taken 2 Fox $51,360,000 35.4% 3,661 $14,029 $145,066,300 10/05/12
10 Sweet Home Alabama BV $51,233,600 28.0% 3,293 $15,557 $182,726,800 9/27/02
11 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $48,879,100 46.4% 3,623 $13,491 $105,316,300 10/24/08
12 Hotel Transylvania Sony $45,637,600 29.7% 3,349 $13,627 $153,840,200 9/28/12
13 Meet the Parents Uni. $44,342,200 17.2% 2,614 $16,963 $257,118,400 10/06/00
14 Insidious Chapter 2 FD $42,891,800 48.9% 3,049 $14,067 $87,671,500 9/13/13
15 Saw III LGF $42,846,800 41.9% 3,167 $13,528 $102,289,100 10/27/06
16 Paranormal Activity 2 Par. $42,405,100 48.0% 3,216 $13,186 $88,350,400 10/22/10
17 Saw II Lions $41,327,500 36.5% 2,949 $14,014 $113,380,900 10/28/05
18 The Exorcism of Emily Rose SGem $39,150,300 40.0% 2,981 $13,132 $97,793,300 9/09/05
19 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre NL $38,903,000 34.9% 3,016 $12,897 $111,555,200 10/17/03
20 Saw IV LGF $38,542,000 50.2% 3,183 $12,108 $76,825,000 10/26/07
21 Double Jeopardy Par. $38,072,300 19.9% 2,547 $14,948 $191,626,600 9/24/99
22 Couples Retreat Uni. $37,620,800 31.4% 3,000 $12,540 $119,781,500 10/09/09
23 Jackass: Number Two Par. $36,972,000 39.8% 3,059 $12,085 $92,779,000 9/22/06
24 Puss in Boots P/DW $36,340,600 22.8% 3,952 $9,196 $159,118,200 10/28/11
25 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Sony $36,230,800 30.2% 4,001 $9,055 $119,793,600 9/27/13
26 Where the Wild Things Are WB $35,874,700 42.4% 3,735 $9,605 $84,700,000 10/16/09
27 The First Wives Club Par. $35,730,100 17.9% 1,922 $18,589 $199,283,900 9/20/96
28 Saw V LGF $34,951,300 53.0% 3,060 $11,423 $65,993,800 10/24/08
29 The Departed WB $34,276,400 20.4% 3,017 $11,360 $168,008,500 10/06/06
30 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $34,075,100 31.0% 3,215 $10,599 $109,915,800 10/03/08
31 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony $33,920,100 24.6% 3,119 $10,875 $137,749,500 9/18/09
32 Eagle Eye P/DW $33,900,900 28.7% 3,510 $9,658 $117,970,800 9/26/08
33 Training Day WB $33,268,400 29.4% 2,712 $12,267 $113,052,400 10/05/01
34 Stargate MGM $33,262,200 23.3% 2,033 $16,360 $142,963,300 10/28/94
35 Jackass: The Movie Par. $32,715,100 35.4% 2,509 $13,038 $92,330,200 10/25/02
36 Once Upon a Time in Mexico Sony $32,436,400 41.6% 3,282 $9,883 $78,043,800 9/12/03
37 Remember the Titans BV $32,386,600 18.1% 1,865 $17,366 $178,991,900 9/29/00
38 Flightplan BV $32,084,200 27.5% 3,424 $9,370 $116,838,700 9/23/05
39 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Par. $32,055,200 31.4% 3,336 $9,609 $102,003,000 10/25/13
40 The Lion King (in 3D) BV $31,708,600 31.9% 2,330 $13,609 $99,487,200 9/16/11
41 Blue Streak Sony $31,573,500 28.1% 2,735 $11,544 $112,542,700 9/17/99
42 Resident Evil: Apocalypse SGem $30,974,700 45.0% 3,284 $9,431 $68,845,800 9/10/04
43 Antz DW $30,614,000 19.0% 2,449 $12,500 $161,298,200 10/02/98
44 Kill Bill Vol. 1 Mira. $30,588,000 31.5% 3,102 $9,859 $97,046,800 10/10/03
45 Underworld SGem $30,123,400 41.9% 2,915 $10,333 $71,950,000 9/19/03
46 Open Season Sony $30,116,800 27.8% 3,833 $7,857 $108,493,000 9/29/06
47 Stigmata MGM $30,095,600 36.6% 2,899 $10,380 $82,261,100 9/10/99
48 Paranormal Activity 4 Par. $30,084,800 52.0% 3,412 $8,818 $57,871,800 10/19/12
49 Ladder 49 BV $29,699,900 29.6% 3,260 $9,110 $100,194,100 10/01/04
50 Barbershop MGM $29,645,300 27.2% 1,605 $18,469 $108,898,700 9/13/02
51 Real Steel BV $29,134,000 32.0% 3,440 $8,469 $91,129,900 10/07/11
52 Resident Evil: Afterlife SGem $28,862,500 45.7% 3,203 $9,011 $63,153,900 9/10/10
53 I Know What You Did Last Summer Sony $28,776,800 21.8% 2,524 $11,401 $132,046,700 10/17/97
54 Demolition Man WB $28,766,000 24.6% 2,246 $12,807 $117,093,200 10/08/93
55 Resident Evil: Extinction SGem $28,737,800 46.8% 2,828 $10,161 $61,470,400 9/21/07
56 The Specialist WB $28,601,300 25.0% 2,522 $11,340 $114,587,900 10/07/94
57 The Forgotten SonR $28,266,400 31.3% 3,104 $9,106 $90,268,100 9/24/04
58 What Dreams May Come Poly $28,189,900 28.6% 2,526 $11,159 $98,602,900 10/02/98
59 The Game Plan BV $27,854,700 25.3% 3,103 $8,976 $109,920,800 9/28/07
60 In & Out Par. $27,323,600 23.5% 1,992 $13,717 $116,166,700 9/19/97
61 Friday Night Lights Uni. $27,253,800 33.1% 2,667 $10,218 $82,365,100 10/08/04
62 School of Rock Par. $27,172,400 24.2% 2,614 $10,394 $112,452,700 10/03/03
63 Zombieland Sony $27,138,200 32.7% 3,036 $8,939 $82,940,700 10/02/09
64 Ray Uni. $26,945,500 26.6% 2,006 $13,431 $101,116,400 10/29/04
65 Brother Bear BV $26,870,200 22.8% 3,030 $8,868 $118,018,900 11/01/03
66 Seven NL $26,777,200 14.0% 2,441 $10,968 $191,725,600 9/22/95
67 The Grudge 2 Sony $26,548,300 53.2% 3,211 $8,267 $49,900,900 10/13/06
68 Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself LGF $26,244,100 45.5% 2,255 $11,639 $57,642,500 9/11/09
69 House on Haunted Hill WB $26,210,500 39.1% 2,710 $9,672 $67,090,400 10/29/99
70 The Game Poly $26,081,500 29.7% 2,403 $10,853 $87,909,000 9/12/97
71 Three Kings WB $26,048,800 26.2% 2,942 $8,853 $99,526,500 10/01/99
72 Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? LGF $25,916,300 38.7% 2,011 $12,887 $66,999,700 10/12/07
73 The Town WB $25,784,300 26.6% 2,861 $9,013 $96,824,600 9/17/10
74 Captain Phillips Sony $25,718,300 24.0% 3,020 $8,516 $107,100,800 10/11/13
75 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare NL $25,717,500 37.2% 1,862 $13,810 $69,164,200 9/13/91
76 The Rundown Uni. $25,692,200 38.9% 3,152 $8,151 $66,088,700 9/26/03
77 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony $25,493,700 32.2% 3,481 $7,324 $79,101,200 10/28/09
78 Look Who's Talking TriS $25,466,000 8.8% 1,208 $21,081 $290,935,200 10/13/89
79 K-PAX Uni. $25,397,100 34.2% 2,541 $9,995 $74,257,200 10/26/01
80 The Good Son Fox $25,252,300 28.0% 1,847 $13,671 $90,336,900 9/24/93
81 Don't Say a Word Fox $25,213,000 31.1% 2,802 $8,998 $81,138,000 9/28/01
82 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $24,939,900 35.9% 3,204 $7,783 $69,508,400 9/23/05
83 Saw Lions $24,574,600 33.1% 2,315 $10,614 $74,202,100 10/29/04
84 Get Shorty MGM $24,378,200 17.6% 1,612 $15,122 $138,402,000 10/20/95
85 Timecop Uni. $24,100,400 26.9% 2,228 $10,817 $89,599,900 9/16/94
86 Kiss the Girls Par. $24,040,700 21.8% 2,271 $10,586 $110,110,600 10/03/97
87 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning NL $23,594,500 46.8% 2,820 $8,367 $50,376,200 10/06/06
88 Contagion WB $23,560,500 29.6% 3,222 $7,312 $79,564,900 9/09/11
89 Saw 3D LGF $23,486,500 48.9% 2,808 $8,365 $48,010,100 10/29/10
90 The Social Network Sony $23,398,400 23.1% 2,771 $8,444 $101,078,500 10/01/10
91 Practical Magic WB $23,331,400 28.3% 2,652 $8,797 $82,336,300 10/16/98
92 Sleepers WB $23,247,300 23.1% 1,915 $12,138 $100,720,000 10/18/96
93 Law Abiding Citizen Over. $23,085,400 28.7% 2,890 $7,988 $80,463,200 10/16/09
94 The Guardian BV $22,954,300 32.7% 3,241 $7,082 $70,123,700 9/29/06
95 Zoolander Par. $22,903,600 34.4% 2,507 $9,135 $66,636,800 9/28/01
96 Red Sum. $22,685,100 24.1% 3,255 $6,970 $94,216,500 10/15/10
97 Ronin MGM $22,606,700 30.5% 2,487 $9,089 $74,092,900 9/25/98
98 Resident Evil: Retribution SGem $22,594,600 49.7% 3,012 $7,501 $45,448,000 9/14/12
99 Out of Time MGM $22,412,500 39.4% 3,076 $7,285 $56,895,200 10/03/03
100 The Peacemaker DW $22,397,500 29.8% 2,362 $9,482 $75,061,500 9/26/97
101 Thirteen Ghosts WB $22,372,900 36.2% 2,781 $8,045 $61,766,300 10/26/01
102 Looper TriS $22,325,500 31.3% 2,992 $7,461 $71,357,300 9/28/12
103 Burn After Reading Focus $22,245,000 31.7% 2,651 $8,391 $70,190,400 9/12/08
104 Prisoners WB $22,171,200 35.3% 3,260 $6,801 $62,803,200 9/20/13
105 The Devil's Advocate WB $22,140,300 20.0% 2,161 $10,244 $110,788,600 10/17/97
106 The Last of the Mohicans Fox $22,085,600 14.5% 1,491 $14,811 $151,921,400 9/25/92
107 The Tuxedo DW $21,631,000 29.8% 3,022 $7,157 $72,637,800 9/27/02
108 The Ring DW $21,579,800 11.6% 1,981 $10,892 $185,440,300 10/18/02
109 Paranormal Activity Par. $21,525,300 18.2% 760 $28,323 $118,407,000 10/16/09
110 For Love of the Game Uni. $21,436,600 37.1% 2,829 $7,576 $57,839,600 9/17/99
111 Random Hearts Sony $21,388,800 41.3% 2,697 $7,929 $51,780,800 10/08/99
112 Just Like Heaven DW $21,374,900 34.0% 3,508 $6,093 $62,941,700 9/16/05
113 The Legend of Zorro Sony $21,270,400 35.2% 3,520 $6,042 $60,496,400 10/28/05
114 Sea of Love Uni. $21,070,300 17.1% 1,246 $16,910 $123,192,000 9/15/89
115 Bride of Chucky Uni. $21,063,500 36.9% 2,412 $8,731 $57,018,200 10/16/98
116 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Par. $20,949,300 41.3% 3,170 $6,607 $50,775,900 9/17/04
117 Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit DW $20,876,300 28.6% 3,645 $5,726 $73,086,000 10/07/05
118 The Kingdom Uni. $20,796,200 36.0% 2,793 $7,446 $57,693,600 9/28/07
119 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Fox $20,589,300 37.4% 3,565 $5,776 $55,114,800 9/24/10
120 Max Payne Fox $20,514,300 43.4% 3,376 $6,076 $47,319,800 10/17/08
121 Moneyball Sony $20,508,300 25.6% 2,993 $6,852 $80,232,600 9/23/11
122 Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 Art. $20,486,000 50.0% 3,317 $6,175 $40,955,400 10/27/00
123 The River Wild Uni. $20,404,500 21.8% 2,074 $9,838 $93,520,700 9/30/94
124 Soul Food Fox $20,370,900 25.6% 1,336 $15,246 $79,499,400 9/26/97
125 Black Rain Par. $20,353,600 20.9% 1,610 $12,641 $97,196,600 9/22/89
126 Bedazzled (2000) Fox $20,304,200 34.6% 2,568 $7,905 $58,657,100 10/20/00
127 Riddick Uni. $20,268,300 45.5% 3,107 $6,523 $44,526,300 9/06/13
128 Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys LGF $20,213,500 46.8% 2,070 $9,765 $43,151,700 9/12/08
129 Argo WB $20,183,300 14.3% 3,232 $6,244 $141,481,700 10/12/12
130 Sneakers Uni. $20,183,100 19.5% 1,731 $11,660 $103,485,000 9/11/92
131 Doom Uni. $20,176,600 54.9% 3,044 $6,628 $36,750,900 10/21/05
132 Dolphin Tale WB $20,141,400 26.2% 3,507 $5,743 $76,737,900 9/23/11
133 Serendipity Mira. $19,634,700 26.5% 2,601 $7,547 $74,188,400 10/05/01
134 30 Days of Night Sony $19,360,200 40.3% 2,855 $6,781 $48,023,400 10/19/07
135 Bandits MGM $19,253,200 31.4% 3,207 $6,003 $61,326,600 10/12/01
136 The Beverly Hillbillies Fox $19,211,800 21.6% 2,152 $8,927 $88,803,200 10/15/93
137 Easy A SGem $19,206,100 31.3% 2,856 $6,724 $61,339,900 9/17/10
138 Righteous Kill Over. $18,942,600 40.6% 3,152 $6,010 $46,612,800 9/12/08
139 The Prestige BV $18,869,500 27.9% 2,281 $8,272 $67,632,600 10/20/06
140 First Blood Orion $18,864,200 14.1% 901 $20,935 $134,091,100 10/22/82
141 Urban Legend Sony $18,721,500 27.9% 2,257 $8,295 $67,197,400 9/25/98
142 Sinister LG/S $18,678,700 37.4% 2,527 $7,392 $49,879,000 10/12/12
143 Malice Col. $18,621,400 19.9% 1,431 $13,011 $93,595,300 10/01/93
144 Pulp Fiction Mira. $18,601,500 8.8% 1,338 $13,901 $211,979,000 10/14/94
145 Radio SonR $18,422,200 25.4% 3,074 $5,992 $72,423,900 10/24/03
146 Gridiron Gang Sony $18,375,900 37.5% 3,504 $5,243 $48,994,500 9/15/06
147 Seven Years in Tibet Sony $18,228,800 26.4% 2,103 $8,667 $69,051,600 10/10/97
148 Good Boy! MGM $18,149,900 34.8% 3,225 $5,628 $52,159,200 10/10/03
149 Fight Club Fox $18,139,000 29.8% 1,963 $9,239 $60,797,400 10/15/99
150 Matchstick Men WB $18,122,600 35.5% 2,711 $6,684 $51,106,000 9/12/03
151 Commando Fox $18,111,300 21.9% 1,495 $12,113 $82,559,100 10/04/85
152 Crocodile Dundee Par. $18,092,800 4.7% 879 $20,582 $385,790,500 9/26/86
153 Assassins WB $18,002,700 30.9% 2,343 $7,682 $58,168,000 10/06/95
154 Halloween III: Season of the Witch Uni. $17,987,300 44.0% 1,297 $13,868 $40,898,000 10/22/82
155 Finding Nemo (3D) BV $17,910,400 40.6% 2,904 $6,167 $44,141,500 9/14/12
156 Striking Distance Col. $17,558,800 36.1% 1,889 $9,294 $48,623,400 9/17/93
157 Lakeview Terrace SGem $17,449,700 38.2% 2,464 $7,082 $45,661,600 9/19/08
158 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole WB $17,449,700 29.8% 3,575 $4,881 $58,476,600 9/24/10
159 The Ghost and the Darkness Par. $17,408,500 23.9% 2,142 $8,127 $72,957,500 10/11/96
160 Intolerable Cruelty Uni. $17,344,000 35.5% 2,564 $6,763 $48,915,800 10/10/03
161 To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar Uni. $17,312,700 24.7% 1,294 $13,379 $70,013,700 9/08/95
162 The Long Kiss Goodnight NL $17,125,700 27.1% 2,245 $7,628 $63,187,200 10/11/96
163 A Night at the Roxbury Par. $17,100,200 31.7% 1,865 $9,169 $54,001,100 10/02/98
164 3:10 to Yuma (2007) LGF $17,033,800 26.2% 2,652 $6,423 $65,060,700 9/07/07
165 The Heartbreak Kid P/DW $17,018,100 38.1% 3,229 $5,270 $44,647,300 10/05/07
166 Secondhand Lions NL $16,810,500 28.9% 3,013 $5,579 $58,257,400 9/19/03
167 Surrogates BV $16,680,600 39.4% 2,951 $5,652 $42,329,100 9/25/09
168 Footloose (2011) Par. $16,589,200 30.0% 3,549 $4,674 $55,240,000 10/14/11
169 Good Luck Chuck LGF $16,568,900 39.0% 2,612 $6,343 $42,499,200 9/21/07
170 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $16,563,800 16.4% 1,654 $10,014 $100,851,600 10/29/93
171 Ghost Ship WB $16,532,500 38.2% 2,787 $5,931 $43,242,300 10/25/02
172 Quarantine SGem $16,527,100 44.8% 2,461 $6,716 $36,856,100 10/10/08
173 Runaway Jury Fox $16,390,800 23.9% 2,815 $5,821 $68,441,500 10/17/03
174 The Brave One WB $16,349,800 36.6% 2,755 $5,934 $44,655,300 9/14/07
175 Team America: World Police Par. $16,297,100 37.0% 2,539 $6,418 $44,082,200 10/15/04
176 The Fighting Temptations Par. $16,282,300 38.9% 2,026 $8,036 $41,889,500 9/19/03
177 SwimFan Fox $16,278,300 39.7% 2,856 $5,698 $41,053,000 9/06/02
178 From Hell Fox $16,249,800 34.9% 2,305 $7,049 $46,617,300 10/19/01
179 Fatal Attraction Par. $16,236,000 4.9% 758 $21,420 $331,334,200 9/18/87
180 John Carpenter's Vampires Sony $16,213,100 45.4% 1,793 $9,041 $35,679,200 10/30/98
181 Invasion U.S.A. Can. $16,209,800 39.3% 1,735 $9,343 $41,247,300 9/27/85
182 Taxi Fox $16,175,400 32.9% 3,001 $5,389 $49,214,400 10/06/04
183 Carrie (2013) SGem $16,101,600 42.9% 3,157 $5,100 $37,560,700 10/18/13
184 The Story of Us Uni. $15,899,600 35.7% 2,164 $7,347 $44,544,400 10/15/99
185 Shall We Dance Mira. $15,844,100 20.4% 1,772 $8,940 $77,801,200 10/15/04
186 Pleasantville NL $15,765,400 22.0% 1,636 $9,635 $71,563,200 10/23/98
187 Man of the Year Uni. $15,679,400 33.0% 2,515 $6,234 $47,585,300 10/13/06
188 Nights in Rodanthe WB $15,605,000 32.1% 2,704 $5,771 $48,670,300 9/26/08
189 Showgirls MGM $15,572,500 39.9% 1,388 $11,218 $39,064,100 9/22/95
190 Postcards from the Edge Col. $15,539,000 20.1% 1,013 $15,338 $77,127,200 9/14/90
191 Saw VI LGF $15,491,300 51.0% 3,036 $5,102 $30,386,200 10/23/09
192 Brown Sugar FoxS $15,433,700 39.3% 1,372 $11,249 $39,320,200 10/11/02
193 Pitch Perfect Uni. $15,400,100 22.8% 2,770 $5,560 $67,423,500 10/05/12
194 Like Father, Like Son TriS $15,353,400 20.9% 1,167 $13,155 $73,415,100 10/02/87
195 Riding in Cars with Boys Sony $15,349,600 34.5% 2,770 $5,541 $44,502,200 10/19/01
196 The Fog (2005) SonR $15,310,000 39.8% 2,972 $5,151 $38,493,400 10/14/05
197 Dead Presidents BV $15,248,400 32.9% 1,081 $14,105 $46,351,500 10/06/95
198 The Musketeer Uni. $15,214,000 38.1% 2,438 $6,240 $39,940,800 9/07/01
199 Life as We Know It WB $15,122,200 27.2% 3,150 $4,800 $55,640,300 10/08/10
200 Rounders Mira. $15,060,500 36.9% 2,176 $6,920 $40,792,900 9/11/98

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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