> ALL TIME BOX OFFICE

Adjuster:

TOP WEEKEND THEATER AVERAGES
1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersWeekend Adj. Gross*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 179 The Official Story ALM $67,390 1 $67,400 $67,400 11/08/85
2 74 Guiana 1838 RBC $92,834 1 $92,800 $295,700 9/24/04
3 12 Red State SMod $211,246 1 $211,200 $1,136,200 3/04/11
4 103 Red State SMod $83,111 1 $83,100 $1,136,200 4/08/11
5 185 Gothic Vest $66,664 1 $66,700 $1,905,000 4/10/87
6 149 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $71,896 1 $71,900 $2,349,100 8/24/12
7 156 A Handful of Dust NL $70,163 1 $70,200 $3,087,200 6/24/88
8 188 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $66,387 1 $66,400 $3,171,100 4/16/93
9 113 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $80,350 1 $80,300 $3,440,700 4/17/87
10 87 Don't Think Twice TFA $88,690 1 $88,700 $4,209,000 7/22/16
11 70 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $94,158 1 $94,200 $4,853,000 3/18/05
12 54 Maurice Cinc $102,463 1 $102,500 $5,069,900 9/18/87
13 186 Unzipped Mira. $66,604 2 $133,200 $5,373,400 8/04/95
14 132 Lust, Caution Focus $75,531 1 $75,500 $5,436,600 9/28/07
15 84 Metropolitan NL $89,686 1 $89,700 $5,647,200 8/03/90
16 154 This Is My Life Fox $70,956 2 $141,900 $5,724,500 2/21/92
17 124 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $76,945 1 $76,900 $6,066,800 11/13/92
18 134 Under the Volcano Uni. $75,009 1 $75,000 $6,186,500 6/15/84
19 161 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $69,659 2 $139,300 $6,645,200 8/03/01
20 78 Wish You Were Here Atl $90,680 1 $90,700 $6,828,000 7/24/87
21 123 The Aristocrats Think $77,303 4 $309,200 $8,088,200 7/29/05
22 183 Miami Rhapsody BV $66,741 2 $133,500 $9,758,400 1/27/95
23 158 Orlando SPC $70,059 3 $210,200 $10,446,200 6/11/93
24 170 Cafe Society LGF $68,649 5 $343,200 $10,605,200 7/15/16
25 163 Ed Wood BV $69,597 2 $139,200 $11,451,000 9/30/94
26 99 Night and the City Fox $84,309 1 $84,300 $12,151,400 10/16/92
27 145 Talk to Her SPC $73,041 2 $146,100 $12,565,600 11/22/02
28 200 Talk to Her SPC $65,225 2 $130,400 $12,565,600 11/29/02
29 31 The Crucible Fox $128,535 1 $128,500 $13,091,900 12/06/96
30 40 The Crucible Fox $115,871 1 $115,900 $13,091,900 11/29/96
31 59 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $98,683 4 $394,700 $13,357,200 12/06/13
32 71 The Tree of Life FoxS $94,040 4 $376,200 $13,523,600 5/27/11
33 114 Kids Mira. $80,093 2 $160,200 $13,853,200 7/21/95
34 116 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $79,727 2 $159,500 $14,052,700 9/28/07
35 83 Spring Breakers A24 $89,765 3 $269,300 $14,095,400 3/15/13
36 135 Sarafina! BV $74,921 2 $149,800 $14,313,200 9/18/92
37 89 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $88,182 9 $793,600 $16,563,800 8/12/88
38 35 Steve Jobs Uni. $121,839 4 $487,400 $16,602,600 10/09/15
39 64 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $95,628 4 $382,500 $16,729,700 10/01/04
40 24 The Master Wein. $153,887 5 $769,400 $16,787,500 9/14/12
41 110 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $80,733 3 $242,200 $17,285,900 12/06/96
42 146 To Rome with Love SPC $72,361 5 $361,800 $17,408,300 6/22/12
43 181 127 Hours FoxS $67,205 4 $268,800 $18,609,900 11/05/10
44 147 1984 Gold. $72,340 1 $72,300 $19,312,800 12/14/84
45 175 Frost/Nixon Uni. $68,206 3 $204,600 $20,387,400 12/05/08
46 169 Nine Wein. $68,702 4 $274,800 $20,572,300 12/18/09
47 151 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $71,536 4 $286,100 $20,765,000 3/29/13
48 139 The Kids Are All Right Focus $74,111 7 $518,800 $21,282,600 7/09/10
49 166 Brazil Uni. $68,931 1 $68,900 $21,767,000 12/20/85
50 160 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $69,744 3 $209,200 $21,918,900 9/24/04
51 142 New York Stories BV $73,780 12 $885,400 $22,042,100 3/03/89
52 153 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $71,017 4 $284,100 $22,330,300 11/13/09
53 50 After Hours WB $104,053 1 $104,100 $24,296,800 9/13/85
54 93 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $87,096 3 $261,300 $24,347,200 3/01/85
55 111 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $80,616 4 $322,500 $24,823,600 12/09/11
56 150 Revolutionary Road ParV $71,680 3 $215,000 $24,969,200 12/26/08
57 53 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $102,765 5 $513,800 $24,969,600 10/11/02
58 119 Boyhood IFC $78,004 5 $390,000 $25,466,300 7/11/14
59 73 Moonlight (2016) A24 $92,971 4 $371,900 $25,680,600 10/21/16
60 173 The Grifters Mira. $68,263 2 $136,500 $25,966,300 12/07/90
61 102 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $83,704 2 $167,400 $26,031,100 10/21/94
62 81 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $90,333 1 $90,300 $26,528,500 1/21/83
63 196 The Commitments Fox $65,496 8 $524,000 $28,811,400 8/16/91
64 108 Sicko LGF $81,500 1 $81,500 $28,998,700 6/22/07
65 91 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $87,298 4 $349,200 $29,970,700 5/26/06
66 112 The Mosquito Coast WB $80,579 3 $241,700 $30,085,600 11/28/86
67 125 Adaptation. Sony $76,857 7 $538,000 $30,489,100 12/06/02
68 199 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $65,268 5 $326,300 $30,774,200 3/17/06
69 141 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $74,024 2 $148,000 $30,889,400 12/10/04
70 180 Defiance ParV $67,304 2 $134,600 $31,217,500 1/02/09
71 75 Crossing Delancey WB $92,399 1 $92,400 $32,168,700 8/26/88
72 48 Blue Jasmine SPC $105,784 6 $634,700 $34,447,600 7/26/13
73 167 For the Boys Fox $68,891 2 $137,800 $34,490,300 11/22/91
74 63 The Mission WB $96,528 1 $96,500 $35,951,900 11/07/86
75 88 The Mission WB $88,457 1 $88,500 $35,951,900 10/31/86
76 189 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $66,165 16 $1,058,700 $35,956,900 1/03/97
77 32 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $128,161 1 $128,200 $37,526,300 7/26/85
78 126 The Big Sick LGF $76,590 5 $383,000 $39,030,600 6/23/17
79 195 To Die For Sony $65,670 11 $722,400 $39,780,000 9/29/95
80 191 The Freshman TriS $65,947 6 $395,700 $41,247,000 7/20/90
81 118 Punchline Col. $79,490 4 $318,000 $41,624,600 9/30/88
82 165 Babel ParV $69,038 7 $483,300 $41,687,000 10/27/06
83 51 Birdman FoxS $103,926 4 $415,700 $41,888,500 10/17/14
84 69 A Room with a View Cinc $94,163 1 $94,200 $43,604,000 3/07/86
85 192 Sicario LGF $65,908 6 $395,500 $43,848,400 9/18/15
86 152 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $71,098 3 $213,300 $44,281,700 5/07/93
87 41 There Will Be Blood ParV $112,697 2 $225,400 $45,550,600 12/28/07
88 33 Bulworth Fox $122,917 2 $245,800 $45,986,000 5/15/98
89 29 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $130,910 4 $523,600 $46,957,600 5/25/12
90 198 Amelie Mira. $65,342 3 $196,000 $47,034,700 11/02/01
91 133 Raising Arizona Fox $75,353 1 $75,400 $47,506,600 3/13/87
92 42 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $111,133 18 $2,000,400 $50,588,400 11/06/09
93 115 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $79,856 4 $319,400 $50,667,400 8/04/89
94 52 Howards End SPC $102,983 1 $103,000 $50,950,900 3/13/92
95 62 Howards End SPC $96,557 1 $96,600 $50,950,900 3/20/92
96 65 Howards End SPC $95,626 1 $95,600 $50,950,900 3/27/92
97 80 Howards End SPC $90,335 1 $90,300 $50,950,900 4/03/92
98 98 Howards End SPC $85,328 1 $85,300 $50,950,900 4/10/92
99 130 A Soldier's Story Col. $75,677 5 $378,400 $52,429,500 9/14/84
100 182 A Soldier's Story Col. $67,104 6 $402,600 $52,429,500 9/21/84
101 86 Green Card BV $89,335 2 $178,700 $57,716,900 1/04/91
102 58 Midnight in Paris SPC $100,701 6 $604,200 $57,744,000 5/20/11
103 61 The Thin Red Line Fox $97,952 5 $489,800 $58,340,900 12/25/98
104 96 The Thin Red Line Fox $85,880 7 $601,200 $58,340,900 1/01/99
105 13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $207,123 4 $828,500 $58,611,900 3/07/14
106 174 A Passage to India Col. $68,217 3 $204,700 $62,320,700 12/14/84
107 66 Syriana WB $94,998 5 $475,000 $63,996,500 11/25/05
108 143 Syriana WB $73,481 9 $661,300 $63,996,500 12/02/05
109 49 The Joy Luck Club BV $104,086 3 $312,300 $64,610,200 9/10/93
110 137 The Joy Luck Club BV $74,806 7 $523,600 $64,610,200 9/17/93
111 157 Grand Canyon Fox $70,151 2 $140,300 $65,124,300 1/03/92
112 104 The Big Short Par. $82,413 8 $659,300 $66,260,000 12/11/15
113 60 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $98,464 5 $492,300 $67,677,000 9/16/05
114 45 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $108,205 8 $865,600 $71,911,900 12/09/05
115 117 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $79,571 5 $397,900 $73,389,900 12/14/01
116 194 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $65,783 7 $460,500 $74,311,600 7/28/06
117 172 The Paper Uni. $68,271 5 $341,400 $75,512,400 3/18/94
118 30 Victor/Victoria MGM $128,708 3 $386,100 $78,024,400 3/19/82
119 38 Victor/Victoria MGM $119,721 3 $359,200 $78,024,400 3/26/82
120 138 The Piano Mira. $74,336 4 $297,400 $78,384,200 11/12/93
121 105 The Killing Fields WB $82,142 1 $82,100 $79,552,800 11/09/84
122 120 The Killing Fields WB $77,867 1 $77,900 $79,552,800 11/02/84
123 131 The Killing Fields WB $75,643 3 $226,900 $79,552,800 11/23/84
124 144 The Killing Fields WB $73,228 3 $219,700 $79,552,800 11/16/84
125 190 The Killing Fields WB $65,979 3 $197,900 $79,552,800 11/30/84
126 28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $138,683 2 $277,400 $82,416,200 5/25/01
127 36 Moulin Rouge! Fox $120,327 2 $240,700 $82,416,200 5/18/01
128 101 Up in the Air Par. $84,145 15 $1,262,200 $87,259,000 12/04/09
129 168 The Last Emperor Col. $68,870 6 $413,200 $87,454,700 11/27/87
130 193 About Schmidt NL $65,853 6 $395,100 $87,747,000 12/13/02
131 17 Evita BV $179,415 2 $358,800 $88,655,100 12/27/96
132 97 Evita BV $85,716 22 $1,885,800 $88,655,100 1/03/97
133 39 The Imitation Game Wein. $117,383 4 $469,500 $91,045,000 11/28/14
134 148 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $72,336 54 $3,906,200 $91,151,400 1/07/00
135 176 Sideways FoxS $67,763 4 $271,100 $91,517,600 10/22/04
136 177 Bugsy TriS $67,761 4 $271,000 $95,963,700 12/13/91
137 127 The Fighter Par. $76,127 4 $304,500 $96,128,100 12/10/10
138 184 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $66,713 19 $1,267,500 $97,291,500 5/06/94
139 100 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $84,259 5 $421,300 $97,996,500 12/21/12
140 16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $187,768 2 $375,500 $98,194,400 10/15/93
141 11 Anastasia Fox $213,507 1 $213,500 $102,990,800 11/14/97
142 27 Brokeback Mountain Focus $138,863 5 $694,300 $103,353,700 12/09/05
143 25 Edward Scissorhands Fox $153,396 2 $306,800 $108,678,000 12/07/90
144 109 Black Swan FoxS $81,414 18 $1,465,400 $109,874,700 12/03/10
145 7 The Princess and the Frog BV $419,956 2 $839,900 $110,238,700 11/27/09
146 8 The Princess and the Frog BV $399,401 2 $798,800 $110,238,700 12/04/09
147 122 Mask Uni. $77,576 4 $310,300 $110,453,900 3/08/85
148 14 Brother Bear BV $196,805 2 $393,600 $114,909,500 10/24/03
149 187 Mystic River WB $66,460 13 $864,000 $120,082,900 10/10/03
150 10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $236,294 2 $472,600 $120,738,400 6/08/01
151 21 Dreamgirls P/DW $156,786 3 $470,400 $123,513,300 12/15/06
152 68 Dreamgirls P/DW $94,183 3 $282,600 $123,513,300 12/22/06
153 128 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $76,102 3 $228,300 $123,618,900 7/15/88
154 129 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $75,876 3 $227,600 $123,618,900 7/22/88
155 46 Everest (IMAX) MFF $108,049 10 $1,080,500 $134,769,100 3/13/98
156 79 Gandhi Col. $90,669 4 $362,700 $136,244,100 12/10/82
157 20 La La Land LG/S $162,989 5 $814,900 $139,086,300 12/09/16
158 82 The King's Speech Wein. $90,194 4 $360,800 $139,812,500 11/26/10
159 72 The Verdict Fox $93,080 3 $279,200 $141,463,600 12/10/82
160 136 Philadelphia TriS $74,821 4 $299,300 $150,639,000 12/31/93
161 155 Philadelphia TriS $70,417 4 $281,700 $150,639,000 12/24/93
162 171 Philadelphia TriS $68,566 4 $274,300 $150,639,000 1/07/94
163 37 American Hustle Sony $120,158 6 $720,900 $151,384,700 12/13/13
164 178 Black Hawk Down SonR $67,524 4 $270,100 $152,019,400 1/04/02
165 197 Black Hawk Down SonR $65,457 16 $1,047,300 $152,019,400 1/11/02
166 57 Annie Col. $100,859 14 $1,412,100 $157,785,600 5/21/82
167 107 Annie Col. $81,908 14 $1,146,700 $157,785,600 6/04/82
168 140 Annie Col. $74,060 14 $1,036,900 $157,785,600 6/11/82
169 159 Juno FoxS $69,866 7 $489,100 $163,240,800 12/07/07
170 43 The Revenant Fox $110,867 4 $443,500 $173,973,400 12/25/15
171 47 The Revenant Fox $106,085 4 $424,300 $173,973,400 1/01/16
172 6 Hercules BV $442,044 1 $442,000 $175,551,500 6/13/97
173 3 Hercules BV $754,639 2 $1,509,300 $175,551,500 6/20/97
174 162 Traffic USA $69,657 4 $278,600 $178,288,000 12/29/00
175 94 Lincoln BV $86,699 11 $953,700 $184,811,400 11/09/12
176 92 Dead Poets Society BV $87,151 8 $697,200 $196,308,000 6/02/89
177 95 American Beauty DW $86,173 16 $1,378,800 $202,721,900 9/17/99
178 85 The Blair Witch Project Art. $89,625 27 $2,419,900 $224,917,900 7/16/99
179 55 The Blair Witch Project Art. $102,123 31 $3,165,900 $224,917,900 7/23/99
180 164 Good Will Hunting Mira. $69,055 7 $483,400 $239,971,000 12/05/97
181 44 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $109,361 4 $437,400 $245,175,600 1/01/88
182 56 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $101,005 4 $404,000 $245,175,600 12/25/87
183 77 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $90,999 4 $364,000 $245,175,600 1/08/88
184 2 Pocahontas BV $837,829 6 $5,027,000 $264,607,700 6/16/95
185 4 A Bug's Life BV $504,651 1 $504,700 $277,521,600 11/20/98
186 22 Beauty and the Beast BV $156,561 2 $313,100 $284,271,300 11/15/91
187 90 Platoon Orion $88,049 6 $528,300 $288,094,700 12/19/86
188 34 On Golden Pond Uni. $122,647 2 $245,300 $329,950,600 1/01/82
189 67 On Golden Pond Uni. $94,809 3 $284,400 $329,950,600 1/08/82
190 76 On Golden Pond Uni. $91,064 3 $273,200 $329,950,600 1/15/82
191 19 American Sniper WB $169,435 4 $677,700 $350,240,400 1/02/15
192 23 American Sniper WB $155,120 4 $620,500 $350,240,400 12/26/14
193 26 American Sniper WB $145,058 4 $580,200 $350,240,400 1/09/15
194 106 Dances with Wolves Orion $82,130 14 $1,149,800 $355,275,300 11/09/90
195 121 Dances with Wolves Orion $77,577 14 $1,086,100 $355,275,300 11/16/90
196 5 Toy Story 2 BV $480,379 1 $480,400 $388,910,900 11/19/99
197 9 Frozen BV $236,977 1 $237,000 $398,703,500 11/22/13
198 15 Aladdin BV $192,636 2 $385,300 $426,356,300 11/13/92
199 18 Aladdin BV $170,213 2 $340,400 $426,356,300 11/20/92
200 1 The Lion King BV $1,543,099 2 $3,086,200 $606,696,200 6/17/94

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.
** Date is the beginning date of the 3-day weekend.
Movies are in wide release when playing in 600 or more theaters.

RELATED CHARTS
Worst Opening Theater Averages
Smallest 2nd Weekend Drops
All Time Opening Weekends
Return to All Time Index