> ALL TIME > FEWEST THEATER #1 DEBUT

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FEWEST THEATERS TO DEBUT AT #1
(Movies to debut at #1 on a weekend chart at the fewest theaters, 1982-Present)

Note: This chart only shows the top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.

RankTitle (click to view)StudioTheatersOpeningAverageTotal Gross^Release
200 Red Dawn (1984) MGM 1,822 $8,230,381 $4,517 $38,376,497 8/10/84
199 Code of Silence Orion 1,810 $5,512,461 $3,045 $20,345,361 5/3/85
198 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Par. 1,804 $18,162,837 $10,068 $74,888,996 12/6/91
197 Uncle Buck Uni. 1,804 $8,794,501 $4,875 $66,758,538 8/18/89
196 Lethal Weapon 2 WB 1,803 $20,388,800 $11,308 $147,253,986 7/7/89
195 Friday the 13th Part VII Par. 1,796 $8,245,038 $4,590 $19,170,001 5/13/88
194 John Carpenter's Vampires Sony 1,793 $9,106,497 $5,078 $20,308,772 10/30/98
193 Police Academy 3: Back in Training WB 1,788 $9,049,586 $5,061 $43,579,163 3/21/86
192 Darkman Uni. 1,786 $8,054,860 $4,510 $33,878,502 8/24/90
191 Wayne's World Par. 1,768 $18,122,710 $10,250 $121,697,323 2/14/92
190 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master NL 1,765 $12,833,403 $7,271 $49,369,899 8/19/88
189 No Escape Sav. 1,763 $4,588,736 $2,602 $15,339,030 4/29/94
188 Superman III WB 1,759 $13,352,357 $7,590 $59,950,623 6/17/83
187 Friday the 13th - Part V Par. 1,759 $8,032,883 $4,566 $21,930,418 3/22/85
186 The Craft Sony 1,757 $6,710,995 $3,819 $24,819,936 5/3/96
185 Eye of the Beholder Dest. 1,751 $5,959,447 $3,403 $16,500,786 1/28/00
184 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective WB 1,750 $12,115,105 $6,922 $72,217,396 2/4/94
183 Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol WB 1,750 $8,482,487 $4,847 $28,061,343 4/3/87
182 Rumble in the Bronx NL 1,736 $9,858,380 $5,678 $32,392,047 2/23/96
181 Invasion U.S.A. Can. 1,735 $6,891,609 $3,972 $17,536,256 9/27/85
180 Passenger 57 WB 1,734 $10,513,925 $6,063 $44,065,653 11/6/92
179 Sneakers Uni. 1,731 $10,031,145 $5,795 $51,432,691 9/11/92
178 The Living Daylights UA 1,728 $11,051,284 $6,395 $51,185,897 7/31/87
177 French Kiss Fox 1,721 $9,018,022 $5,239 $38,896,854 5/5/95
176 Teachers MGM 1,721 $7,013,366 $4,075 $27,774,237 10/5/84
175 Jack BV 1,710 $11,191,496 $6,544 $58,620,973 8/9/96
174 Pale Rider WB 1,710 $9,119,111 $5,332 $41,410,568 6/28/85
173 Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach WB 1,700 $6,106,661 $3,592 $19,510,371 3/18/88
172 Indecent Proposal Par. 1,694 $18,387,632 $10,854 $106,614,059 4/9/93
171 The Running Man TriS 1,692 $8,117,465 $4,797 $38,122,105 11/13/87
170 Mo' Money Col. 1,689 $12,385,415 $7,332 $40,227,006 7/24/92
169 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. 1,687 $25,337,110 $15,019 $179,870,271 5/23/84
168 Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Gal. 1,679 $6,831,250 $4,068 $17,768,757 10/21/88
167 See No Evil, Hear No Evil TriS 1,677 $7,098,741 $4,233 $46,908,987 5/12/89
166 Disclosure WB 1,675 $10,068,126 $6,010 $83,015,089 12/9/94
165 The Golden Child Par. 1,667 $11,549,711 $6,928 $79,817,937 12/12/86
164 Staying Alive Par. 1,660 $12,146,143 $7,316 $64,892,670 7/15/83
163 Groundhog Day Col. 1,640 $12,517,672 $7,632 $70,906,973 2/12/93
162 Honeymoon in Vegas Col. 1,637 $7,318,157 $4,470 $35,208,854 8/28/92
161 Pleasantville NL 1,636 $8,855,063 $5,412 $40,584,421 10/23/98
160 Predator Fox 1,623 $12,031,638 $7,413 $59,735,548 6/12/87
159 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Par. 1,621 $14,347,221 $8,850 $78,912,963 6/4/82
158 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment WB 1,613 $10,675,896 $6,618 $55,600,000 3/29/85
157 Get Shorty MGM 1,612 $12,700,007 $7,878 $72,101,622 10/20/95
156 Black Rain Par. 1,610 $9,677,102 $6,010 $46,212,055 9/22/89
155 Supergirl TriS 1,608 $5,738,249 $3,568 $14,296,438 11/21/84
153 Mrs. Doubtfire Fox 1,605 $20,468,847 $12,753 $219,195,243 11/24/93
152 Back to School Orion 1,605 $8,881,035 $5,533 $91,258,000 6/13/86
154 Barbershop MGM 1,605 $20,627,433 $12,851 $75,782,105 9/13/02
151 Cop and a Half Uni. 1,603 $6,027,285 $3,760 $31,889,691 4/2/93
150 Graveyard Shift Par. 1,603 $5,082,300 $3,170 $11,582,891 10/26/90
149 Guarding Tess TriS 1,601 $7,065,213 $4,413 $27,058,304 3/11/94
148 Forrest Gump Par. 1,595 $24,450,602 $15,329 $329,694,499 7/6/94
147 Friday the 13th: Final Chapter Par. 1,594 $11,183,148 $7,015 $32,980,880 4/13/84
146 Pet Sematary Par. 1,585 $12,046,179 $7,600 $57,469,467 4/21/89
145 Robocop Orion 1,580 $8,008,721 $5,068 $53,424,681 7/17/87
144 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Par. 1,576 $9,331,746 $5,921 $78,756,177 12/2/88
143 The Crow Mira. 1,573 $11,774,332 $7,485 $50,693,129 5/13/94
142 Basic Instinct TriS 1,567 $15,129,385 $9,655 $117,727,224 3/20/92
141 Never Say Never Again WB 1,550 $10,958,157 $7,069 $55,432,841 10/7/83
140 European Vacation WB 1,546 $12,329,627 $7,975 $49,364,621 7/26/85
139 Major League Par. 1,541 $8,836,265 $5,734 $49,797,148 4/7/89
138 Blue Thunder Col. 1,539 $8,258,149 $5,365 $42,313,354 5/13/83
137 Tightrope WB 1,535 $9,156,545 $5,965 $48,143,579 8/17/84
136 Beverly Hills Cop Par. 1,532 $15,214,805 $9,931 $234,760,478 12/5/84
135 Sudden Impact WB 1,530 $9,688,561 $6,332 $67,642,693 12/9/83
134 The Fly II Fox 1,524 $6,751,371 $4,430 $20,021,322 2/10/89
133 Rising Sun Fox 1,510 $15,195,941 $10,063 $63,179,523 7/30/93
132 Natural Born Killers WB 1,510 $11,166,687 $7,395 $50,282,766 8/26/94
131 High Road to China WB 1,508 $6,156,049 $4,082 $28,445,927 3/18/83
130 Up Close and Personal BV 1,506 $11,101,955 $7,371 $51,088,705 3/1/96
129 F/X 2 Orion 1,499 $5,455,058 $3,639 $21,082,165 5/10/91
128 The Silence of the Lambs Orion 1,497 $13,766,814 $9,196 $130,742,922 2/14/91
127 Commando Fox 1,495 $7,700,015 $5,150 $35,100,000 10/4/85
126 Spring Break Col. 1,493 $5,908,574 $3,957 $24,071,666 3/25/83
125 The Last of the Mohicans Fox 1,491 $10,976,661 $7,361 $75,505,856 9/25/92
124 Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman Lions 1,483 $21,905,089 $14,770 $50,633,099 2/25/05
123 Fletch Lives Uni. 1,479 $8,045,760 $5,440 $35,150,960 3/17/89
122 Throw Momma From the Train Orion 1,477 $7,318,878 $4,955 $57,915,972 12/11/87
121 What About Bob? BV 1,463 $9,216,334 $6,299 $63,707,829 5/17/91
120 They Live Uni. 1,463 $4,827,903 $3,300 $13,008,928 11/4/88
119 Death Wish 3 Can. 1,460 $5,319,116 $3,643 $16,116,878 11/1/85
118 Aliens Fox 1,437 $10,052,042 $6,995 $85,160,248 7/18/86
117 Malice Col. 1,431 $9,232,650 $6,451 $46,405,336 10/1/93
116 Alien Nation Fox 1,430 $8,421,429 $5,889 $25,216,243 10/7/88
115 While You Were Sleeping BV 1,421 $9,288,915 $6,536 $81,057,016 4/21/95
114 Back to the Future Uni. 1,420 $11,152,500 $7,853 $210,609,762 7/3/85
113 Death Becomes Her Uni. 1,409 $12,110,355 $8,595 $58,422,650 7/31/92
112 Sleeping with the Enemy Fox 1,406 $13,777,943 $9,799 $101,599,005 2/8/91
111 Cocktail BV 1,404 $11,789,466 $8,397 $78,222,753 7/29/88
110 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Uni. 1,400 $11,874,268 $8,481 $69,701,637 7/23/82
109 Twins Uni. 1,396 $11,174,980 $8,005 $111,938,388 12/9/88
107 The Land Before Time Uni. 1,395 $7,526,025 $5,395 $48,092,846 11/18/88
108 Conan the Barbarian Uni. 1,395 $9,603,139 $6,883 $39,565,475 5/14/82
106 Eddie Murphy Raw Par. 1,391 $9,077,324 $6,525 $50,504,655 12/18/87
105 Oscar BV 1,388 $5,091,027 $3,667 $23,562,716 4/26/91
104 Young Guns Fox 1,387 $7,011,393 $5,055 $45,661,556 8/12/88
103 Footloose Par. 1,384 $8,556,935 $6,182 $80,035,402 2/17/84
102 Oh, God! You Devil! WB 1,384 $5,560,001 $4,017 $21,538,850 11/9/84
101 The Toy Col. 1,381 $6,322,804 $4,578 $47,118,057 12/10/82
100 Child's Play UA 1,377 $6,583,963 $4,781 $33,244,684 11/11/88
99 Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise Fox 1,351 $7,900,879 $5,848 $30,063,289 7/10/87
98 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Par. 1,349 $16,881,888 $12,514 $109,713,132 11/26/86
97 Presumed Innocent WB 1,349 $11,718,981 $8,687 $86,303,188 7/27/90
96 Dangerous Minds BV 1,348 $14,931,503 $11,076 $84,919,401 8/11/95
95 The Best Man Uni. 1,346 $9,031,660 $6,710 $34,102,780 10/22/99
94 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors NL 1,343 $8,880,555 $6,612 $44,793,222 2/27/87
93 Critical Condition Par. 1,343 $5,715,701 $4,255 $20,240,502 1/16/87
92 Ghostbusters Col. 1,339 $13,578,151 $10,140 $229,242,989 6/8/84
91 Pulp Fiction Mira. 1,338 $9,311,882 $6,959 $107,928,762 10/14/94
90 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone Col. 1,338 $7,053,016 $5,271 $16,478,265 5/20/83
89 Dragnet Uni. 1,337 $10,542,669 $7,885 $57,387,516 6/26/87
88 The Secret of My Success Uni. 1,336 $7,766,452 $5,813 $66,995,879 4/10/87
86 Pretty Woman BV 1,325 $11,280,591 $8,513 $178,406,268 3/23/90
87 Rocky IV UA 1,325 $19,991,537 $15,087 $127,873,716 11/27/85
85 The Karate Kid Part II Col. 1,323 $12,652,336 $9,563 $115,103,979 6/20/86
84 Flatliners Col. 1,319 $10,034,685 $7,607 $61,489,265 8/10/90
83 He Got Game BV 1,319 $7,610,663 $5,770 $21,567,853 5/1/98
82 Medicine Man BV 1,304 $8,494,271 $6,514 $45,500,797 2/7/92
81 Hard to Kill WB 1,301 $9,213,631 $7,081 $47,410,827 2/9/90
80 Jaws 3-D Uni. 1,300 $13,422,500 $10,325 $45,517,055 7/22/83
79 To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar Uni. 1,294 $9,019,180 $6,970 $36,474,193 9/8/95
78 The Exorcist III Fox 1,288 $9,312,219 $7,229 $26,098,824 8/17/90
77 Pacific Heights Fox 1,278 $6,912,637 $5,408 $29,381,956 9/28/90
76 Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip Col. 1,277 $7,780,693 $6,092 $36,299,720 3/12/82
75 Romeo + Juliet Fox 1,276 $11,133,231 $8,725 $46,351,345 11/1/96
74 Poetic Justice Col. 1,273 $11,728,455 $9,213 $27,515,786 7/23/93
72 Parenthood Uni. 1,262 $10,506,450 $8,325 $100,047,830 8/2/89
73 Scrooged Par. 1,262 $13,027,842 $10,323 $60,328,558 11/23/88
71 The War of the Roses Fox 1,259 $9,488,794 $7,536 $86,888,546 12/8/89
70 Lethal Weapon WB 1,256 $6,829,949 $5,437 $65,207,127 3/6/87
69 Amityville 3-D Orion 1,254 $2,366,472 $1,887 $6,333,135 11/18/83
68 Waiting to Exhale Fox 1,253 $14,126,927 $11,274 $67,052,156 12/22/95
67 Blind Date TriS 1,251 $7,531,273 $6,020 $39,321,715 3/27/87
66 Sea of Love Uni. 1,246 $10,017,840 $8,040 $58,571,513 9/15/89
65 Other People's Money WB 1,246 $5,012,332 $4,022 $25,682,090 10/18/91
64 Biloxi Blues Uni. 1,239 $7,093,325 $5,725 $43,184,798 3/25/88
63 The Hunt for Red October Par. 1,225 $17,161,835 $14,009 $122,012,643 3/2/90
62 Lone Wolf McQuade Orion 1,221 $4,295,300 $3,517 $12,232,628 4/15/83
61 Falling Down WB 1,220 $8,724,452 $7,151 $40,903,593 2/26/93
60 Deal of the Century WB 1,217 $3,520,605 $2,892 $10,369,581 11/4/83
59 Look Who's Talking TriS 1,208 $12,107,784 $10,023 $140,088,813 10/13/89
58 CB4 Uni. 1,204 $6,122,450 $5,085 $17,953,778 3/12/93
57 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling Col. 1,203 $4,879,107 $4,055 $18,034,150 5/2/86
56 Home Alone Fox 1,202 $17,081,997 $14,211 $285,761,243 11/16/90
55 Amityville II: The Possession Orion 1,200 $4,104,277 $3,420 $12,534,817 9/24/82
54 The Fly Fox 1,195 $7,007,423 $5,863 $40,456,565 8/15/86
53 All of Me Uni. 1,192 $5,803,848 $4,869 $36,403,064 9/21/84
52 Legend Uni. 1,187 $4,261,154 $3,589 $15,502,112 4/18/86
51 National Lampoon's Vacation WB 1,175 $8,333,358 $7,092 $61,399,552 7/29/83
50 Stick Uni. 1,173 $3,358,299 $2,863 $8,489,518 4/26/85
49 House Party 2 NL 1,165 $6,027,105 $5,173 $19,438,638 10/25/91
48 Gung Ho Par. 1,150 $7,170,830 $6,235 $36,611,610 3/14/86
47 Missing in Action Can. 1,150 $6,101,460 $5,305 $22,812,411 11/16/84
46 Porky's Fox 1,148 $7,623,988 $6,641 $105,492,483 3/19/82
45 Moon Over Parador Uni. 1,145 $3,268,975 $2,855 $11,444,204 9/9/88
44 Cocoon Fox 1,140 $7,936,427 $6,961 $76,113,124 6/21/85
43 Ishtar Col. 1,139 $4,331,817 $3,803 $14,375,181 5/15/87
42 Easy Money Orion 1,130 $5,844,974 $5,172 $29,309,766 8/19/83
41 Creepshow WB 1,127 $5,870,889 $5,209 $21,028,755 11/12/82
40 King Solomon's Mines Can. 1,122 $5,005,788 $4,461 $15,057,465 11/22/85
38 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. 1,103 $11,835,389 $10,730 $359,197,037 6/11/82
39 Next Friday NL 1,103 $14,465,156 $13,114 $57,328,603 1/12/00
37 Once Bitten Gold. 1,095 $4,025,657 $3,676 $10,000,000 11/15/85
36 Iron Eagle TriS 1,080 $6,104,754 $5,652 $24,159,872 1/17/86
35 Friday the 13th Part III Par. 1,079 $9,406,522 $8,717 $34,581,519 8/13/82
34 Goodfellas WB 1,070 $6,368,901 $5,952 $46,836,214 9/19/90
33 Breakin' Can. 1,069 $6,047,686 $5,657 $38,682,707 5/4/84
32 Police Academy WB 1,063 $8,570,007 $8,062 $81,198,894 3/23/84
31 Jacob's Ladder TriS 1,052 $7,500,760 $7,130 $26,118,851 11/2/90
30 Who Framed Roger Rabbit BV 1,045 $11,226,239 $10,742 $156,452,370 6/24/88
29 Dead Ringers Fox 1,042 $3,012,180 $2,890 $8,038,508 9/23/88
28 Short Circuit TriS 1,033 $5,346,808 $5,176 $40,697,761 5/9/86
27 Top Gun Par. 1,028 $8,193,052 $7,969 $176,781,728 5/16/86
26 Willow MGM 1,024 $8,300,169 $8,105 $57,269,863 5/20/88
25 Postcards from the Edge Col. 1,013 $7,871,856 $7,770 $39,071,603 9/14/90
24 Three Men and a Baby BV 1,006 $10,384,392 $10,322 $167,780,960 11/25/87
23 The Terminator Orion 1,005 $4,020,663 $4,000 $38,371,200 10/26/84
22 Return of the Jedi Fox 1,002 $23,019,618 $22,973 $252,583,617 5/25/83
21 Beetlejuice WB 1,000 $8,030,897 $8,030 $73,707,461 4/1/88
20 The Empire Strikes Back (Re-issue) Fox 992 $3,949,478 $3,981 $13,276,241 11/19/82
19 The Natural TriS 989 $5,088,381 $5,144 $47,951,979 5/11/84
18 Tootsie Col. 943 $5,540,470 $5,875 $177,200,000 12/17/82
17 Rocky III UA 939 $12,431,486 $13,239 $124,146,897 5/28/82
16 Cape Fear Uni. 924 $10,261,025 $11,105 $79,091,969 11/15/91
15 Purple Rain WB 917 $7,766,201 $8,469 $68,392,977 7/27/84
14 First Blood Orion 901 $6,642,005 $7,371 $47,212,904 10/22/82
13 Lean on Me WB 894 $5,032,605 $5,629 $31,906,454 3/3/89
12 Crocodile Dundee Par. 879 $8,038,855 $9,145 $174,803,506 9/26/86
11 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions 868 $23,920,637 $27,558 $119,194,771 6/23/04
10 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Fox 837 $26,455,463 $31,607 $128,505,958 11/3/06
9 Splash BV 829 $6,174,059 $7,447 $69,821,334 3/9/84
8 Pretty in Pink Par. 827 $6,065,870 $7,334 $40,471,663 2/28/86
7 Unfaithfully Yours (1984) Fox 820 $3,774,126 $4,602 $19,928,200 2/10/84
6 Down and Out in Beverly Hills BV 806 $5,726,495 $7,104 $62,134,225 1/31/86
5 The Accused Par. 796 $4,316,369 $5,422 $32,078,318 10/14/88
4 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle BV 766 $7,675,016 $10,019 $88,036,683 1/10/92
3 Fatal Attraction Par. 758 $7,602,740 $10,030 $156,645,693 9/18/87
2 The Big Chill Col. 722 $3,662,152 $5,072 $56,342,711 9/30/83
1 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour BV 683 $31,117,834 $45,561 $65,281,781 2/1/08

* 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.

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