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TOP WEEKEND THEATER AVERAGES
1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 The Lion King BV $1,641,797 2 $3,283,600 $645,500,900 6/17/94
2 Pocahontas BV $891,417 6 $5,348,500 $281,532,200 6/16/95
3 A Bug's Life BV $536,929 1 $536,900 $295,272,100 11/20/98
4 Toy Story 2 BV $511,104 1 $511,100 $413,785,900 11/19/99
5 Hercules BV $470,317 1 $470,300 $186,779,900 6/13/97
6 The Princess and the Frog BV $446,816 2 $893,600 $117,289,700 11/27/09
7 Frozen BV $252,135 1 $252,100 $424,204,800 11/22/13
8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $251,408 2 $502,800 $128,460,900 6/08/01
9 Anastasia Fox $227,163 1 $227,200 $109,578,200 11/14/97
10 Red State SMod $224,757 1 $224,800 $1,208,800 3/04/11
11 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $220,371 4 $881,500 $62,360,700 3/07/14
12 Brother Bear BV $209,393 2 $418,800 $122,259,100 10/24/03
13 Aladdin BV $204,957 2 $409,900 $453,626,300 11/13/92
14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $199,777 2 $399,600 $104,475,000 10/15/93
15 Evita BV $190,891 2 $381,800 $94,325,600 12/27/96
16 La La Land LG/S $173,414 5 $867,100 $149,517,300 12/09/16
17 Dreamgirls P/DW $166,814 3 $500,400 $131,413,300 12/15/06
18 Beauty and the Beast BV $166,575 2 $333,200 $302,453,500 11/15/91
19 American Sniper WB $165,042 4 $660,200 $372,642,000 12/26/14
20 The Master Wein. $163,730 5 $818,600 $17,861,200 9/14/12
21 Edward Scissorhands Fox $163,207 2 $326,400 $115,629,100 12/07/90
22 Brokeback Mountain Focus $147,745 5 $738,700 $109,964,300 12/09/05
23 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $139,283 4 $557,100 $49,961,000 5/25/12
24 Victor/Victoria MGM $136,941 3 $410,800 $83,014,900 3/19/82
25 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $136,358 1 $136,400 $39,926,500 7/26/85
26 Bulworth Fox $130,779 2 $261,600 $48,927,200 5/15/98
27 Steve Jobs Uni. $129,632 4 $518,500 $17,664,600 10/09/15
28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $128,023 2 $256,000 $87,687,600 5/18/01
29 American Hustle Sony $127,843 6 $767,100 $161,067,400 12/13/13
30 The Imitation Game Wein. $124,891 4 $499,600 $96,868,300 11/28/14
31 The Crucible Fox $123,282 1 $123,300 $13,929,300 11/29/96
32 There Will Be Blood ParV $119,906 2 $239,800 $48,464,000 12/28/07
33 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $118,241 18 $2,128,400 $53,824,100 11/06/09
34 The Revenant Fox $117,958 4 $471,800 $185,100,900 12/25/15
35 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $115,126 8 $921,000 $76,511,500 12/09/05
36 Blue Jasmine SPC $112,550 6 $675,300 $36,650,900 7/26/13
37 The Joy Luck Club BV $110,743 3 $332,200 $68,742,700 9/10/93
38 After Hours WB $110,708 1 $110,700 $25,850,900 9/13/85
39 Birdman FoxS $110,573 4 $442,300 $44,567,700 10/17/14
40 Howards End SPC $109,569 1 $109,600 $54,209,800 3/13/92
41 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $109,338 5 $546,700 $26,566,700 10/11/02
42 Maurice Cinc $109,017 1 $109,000 $5,394,200 9/18/87
43 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $107,466 4 $429,900 $260,857,200 12/25/87
44 Annie Col. $107,310 14 $1,502,400 $167,877,700 5/21/82
45 Midnight in Paris SPC $107,142 6 $642,900 $61,437,300 5/20/11
46 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $104,994 4 $420,000 $14,211,500 12/06/13
47 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $104,762 5 $523,800 $72,005,700 9/16/05
48 The Thin Red Line Fox $104,217 5 $521,100 $62,072,500 12/25/98
49 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $101,744 4 $407,000 $17,799,700 10/01/04
50 Syriana WB $101,074 5 $505,400 $68,089,800 11/25/05
51 A Room with a View Cinc $100,186 1 $100,200 $46,393,000 3/07/86
52 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $100,181 1 $100,200 $5,163,400 3/18/05
53 The Tree of Life FoxS $100,055 4 $400,200 $14,388,600 5/27/11
54 The Verdict Fox $99,034 3 $297,100 $150,511,700 12/10/82
55 Moonlight (2016) A24 $98,918 4 $395,700 $27,361,500 10/21/16
56 Guiana 1838 RBC $98,772 1 $98,800 $314,600 9/24/04
57 Crossing Delancey WB $98,309 1 $98,300 $34,226,300 8/26/88
58 Wish You Were Here Atl $96,480 1 $96,500 $7,264,700 7/24/87
59 Gandhi Col. $96,468 4 $385,900 $144,958,400 12/10/82
60 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $96,111 1 $96,100 $28,225,300 1/21/83
61 The King's Speech Wein. $95,963 4 $383,900 $148,755,000 11/26/10
62 Spring Breakers A24 $95,506 3 $286,500 $14,997,000 3/15/13
63 Metropolitan NL $95,422 1 $95,400 $6,008,400 8/03/90
64 The Blair Witch Project Art. $95,358 27 $2,574,700 $239,303,800 7/16/99
65 Don't Think Twice TFA $94,362 1 $94,400 $4,478,300 7/22/16
66 The Mission WB $94,115 1 $94,100 $38,251,400 10/31/86
67 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $93,822 9 $844,400 $17,623,200 8/12/88
68 Platoon Orion $93,681 6 $562,100 $306,521,400 12/19/86
69 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $92,881 4 $371,500 $31,887,700 5/26/06
70 Dead Poets Society BV $92,725 8 $741,800 $208,864,000 6/02/89
71 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $92,667 3 $278,000 $25,904,500 3/01/85
72 Lincoln BV $92,244 11 $1,014,700 $196,632,100 11/09/12
73 American Beauty DW $91,685 16 $1,467,000 $215,688,200 9/17/99
74 Night and the City Fox $89,702 1 $89,700 $12,928,600 10/16/92
75 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $89,648 5 $448,200 $104,264,500 12/21/12
76 Up in the Air Par. $89,527 15 $1,342,900 $92,840,100 12/04/09
77 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $89,058 2 $178,100 $27,696,000 10/21/94
78 The Big Short Par. $87,684 8 $701,500 $70,498,000 12/11/15
79 Dances with Wolves Orion $87,383 14 $1,223,400 $377,998,900 11/09/90
80 Sicko LGF $86,712 1 $86,700 $30,853,500 6/22/07
81 Black Swan FoxS $86,621 18 $1,559,200 $116,902,400 12/03/10
82 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $85,897 3 $257,700 $18,391,500 12/06/96
83 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $85,772 4 $343,100 $26,411,300 12/09/11
84 The Mosquito Coast WB $85,733 3 $257,200 $32,009,900 11/28/86
85 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $85,489 1 $85,500 $3,660,700 4/17/87
86 Kids Mira. $85,215 2 $170,400 $14,739,200 7/21/95
87 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $84,964 4 $339,900 $53,908,200 8/04/89
88 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $84,827 2 $169,700 $14,951,500 9/28/07
89 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $84,660 5 $423,300 $78,084,000 12/14/01
90 Punchline Col. $84,574 4 $338,300 $44,286,900 9/30/88
91 Boyhood IFC $82,993 5 $415,000 $27,095,100 7/11/14
92 The Killing Fields WB $82,847 1 $82,800 $84,641,100 11/02/84
93 Mask Uni. $82,538 4 $330,200 $117,518,600 3/08/85
94 The Aristocrats Think $82,248 4 $329,000 $8,605,600 7/29/05
95 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $81,867 1 $81,900 $6,454,800 11/13/92
96 Adaptation. Sony $81,773 7 $572,400 $32,439,200 12/06/02
97 The Fighter Par. $80,996 4 $324,000 $101,097,000 12/10/10
98 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $80,969 3 $242,900 $131,525,700 7/15/88
99 A Soldier's Story Col. $80,517 5 $402,600 $55,783,000 9/14/84
100 Lust, Caution Focus $80,362 1 $80,400 $5,784,300 9/28/07
101 Raising Arizona Fox $80,173 1 $80,200 $50,545,100 3/13/87
102 Under the Volcano Uni. $79,807 1 $79,800 $6,582,200 6/15/84
103 Sarafina! BV $79,713 2 $159,400 $15,228,700 9/18/92
104 The Piano Mira. $79,091 4 $316,400 $83,397,700 11/12/93
105 The Kids Are All Right Focus $78,851 7 $552,000 $22,643,800 7/09/10
106 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $78,758 2 $157,500 $32,865,100 12/10/04
107 New York Stories BV $78,499 12 $942,000 $23,451,900 3/03/89
108 Talk to Her SPC $77,713 2 $155,400 $13,369,300 11/22/02
109 To Rome with Love SPC $76,989 5 $384,900 $18,521,800 6/22/12
110 1984 Gold. $76,967 1 $77,000 $20,548,100 12/14/84
111 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $76,495 1 $76,500 $2,499,300 8/24/12
112 Revolutionary Road ParV $76,265 3 $228,800 $26,566,300 12/26/08
113 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $76,111 4 $304,400 $22,093,100 3/29/13
114 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $75,646 3 $226,900 $47,113,900 5/07/93
115 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $75,560 4 $302,200 $23,758,600 11/13/09
116 This Is My Life Fox $75,495 2 $151,000 $6,090,600 2/21/92
117 Philadelphia TriS $74,921 4 $299,700 $160,274,000 12/24/93
118 A Handful of Dust NL $74,651 1 $74,700 $3,284,700 6/24/88
119 Orlando SPC $74,540 3 $223,600 $11,114,300 6/11/93
120 Juno FoxS $74,335 7 $520,300 $173,681,800 12/07/07
121 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $74,205 3 $222,600 $23,320,900 9/24/04
122 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $74,115 2 $148,200 $7,070,200 8/03/01
123 Traffic USA $74,112 4 $296,500 $189,691,400 12/29/00
124 Ed Wood BV $74,049 2 $148,100 $12,183,400 9/30/94
125 Good Will Hunting Mira. $73,472 7 $514,300 $255,319,700 12/05/97
126 Babel ParV $73,454 7 $514,200 $44,353,300 10/27/06
127 Brazil Uni. $73,340 1 $73,300 $23,159,300 12/20/85
128 For the Boys Fox $73,297 2 $146,600 $36,696,300 11/22/91
129 Nine Wein. $73,096 4 $292,400 $21,888,100 12/18/09
130 Cafe Society LGF $73,040 5 $365,200 $11,283,500 7/15/16
131 The Paper Uni. $72,637 5 $363,200 $80,342,200 3/18/94
132 The Grifters Mira. $72,629 2 $145,300 $27,627,200 12/07/90
133 A Passage to India Col. $72,580 3 $217,700 $66,306,800 12/14/84
134 Frost/Nixon Uni. $72,568 3 $217,700 $21,691,300 12/05/08
135 Sideways FoxS $72,097 4 $288,400 $97,371,100 10/22/04
136 Bugsy TriS $72,095 4 $288,400 $102,101,500 12/13/91
137 The Official Story ALM $71,700 1 $71,700 $71,700 11/08/85
138 Defiance ParV $71,608 2 $143,200 $33,214,200 1/02/09
139 127 Hours FoxS $71,503 4 $286,000 $19,800,200 11/05/10
140 Miami Rhapsody BV $71,010 2 $142,000 $10,382,500 1/27/95
141 Gothic Vest $70,928 1 $70,900 $2,026,800 4/10/87
142 Unzipped Mira. $70,864 2 $141,700 $5,717,100 8/04/95
143 Mystic River WB $70,711 13 $919,200 $127,763,500 10/10/03
144 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $70,633 1 $70,600 $3,373,900 4/16/93
145 The Freshman TriS $70,165 6 $421,000 $43,885,200 7/20/90
146 Sicario LGF $70,124 6 $420,700 $46,653,000 9/18/15
147 About Schmidt NL $70,065 6 $420,400 $93,359,300 12/13/02
148 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $69,991 7 $489,900 $79,064,600 7/28/06
149 To Die For Sony $69,870 11 $768,600 $42,324,400 9/29/95
150 The Commitments Fox $69,685 8 $557,500 $30,654,200 8/16/91
151 Amelie Mira. $69,521 3 $208,600 $50,043,100 11/02/01
152 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $69,443 5 $347,200 $32,742,600 3/17/06
153 Grand Canyon Fox $69,391 2 $138,800 $69,289,700 12/27/91
154 Black Hawk Down SonR $68,703 4 $274,800 $161,742,700 12/28/01
155 Bad Education SPC $68,424 3 $205,300 $7,097,300 11/19/04
156 Inherent Vice WB $68,405 5 $342,000 $8,622,700 12/12/14
157 One Hour Photo FoxS $68,381 7 $478,700 $47,041,200 8/23/02
158 In Good Company Uni. $68,259 3 $204,800 $61,817,200 12/31/04
159 Mountains of the Moon TriS $68,180 2 $136,400 $8,203,800 2/23/90
160 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $68,115 4 $272,500 $6,333,900 8/26/83
161 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $68,072 54 $3,675,900 $96,981,500 12/31/99
162 Kundun BV $67,934 2 $135,900 $10,485,800 12/26/97
163 Eleni WB $67,921 1 $67,900 $743,400 11/01/85
164 Fool for Love Can. $67,782 2 $135,600 $1,958,000 12/06/85
165 Agnes of God Col. $67,480 8 $539,800 $62,445,300 9/13/85
166 Educating Rita Col. $67,294 3 $201,900 $40,224,100 9/23/83
167 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $67,242 4 $269,000 $16,327,800 9/25/09
168 Stealing Beauty FoxS $67,208 3 $201,600 $9,241,600 6/14/96
169 Everest (IMAX) MFF $67,179 10 $671,800 $143,389,000 3/06/98
170 Deconstructing Harry FL $67,178 10 $671,800 $19,710,300 12/12/97
171 Into the Wild ParV $66,773 4 $267,100 $22,998,000 9/21/07
172 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $66,765 2 $133,500 $8,358,300 5/04/90
173 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $66,520 16 $1,064,300 $196,422,100 12/08/00
174 The Whistle Blower Hemd $66,446 1 $66,400 $3,318,400 7/10/87
175 She's Gotta Have It Isld $66,386 1 $66,400 $16,641,300 8/08/86
176 The Last Emperor Col. $66,129 5 $330,600 $93,048,400 11/20/87
177 Sophie's Choice Uni. $66,078 9 $594,700 $82,549,300 12/10/82
178 Match Point DW $65,798 8 $526,400 $30,580,000 12/30/05
179 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. $64,869 7 $454,100 $23,219,800 8/12/94
180 Nell Fox $64,836 2 $129,700 $67,515,000 12/16/94
181 A Civil Action BV $64,624 2 $129,300 $96,585,300 12/25/98
182 Down with Love Fox $64,594 1 $64,600 $29,127,800 5/09/03
183 Trainspotting Mira. $64,257 8 $514,100 $32,273,300 7/19/96
184 Enough Said FoxS $64,213 4 $256,900 $18,212,300 9/20/13
185 The Fisher King TriS $64,035 10 $640,400 $86,079,800 9/20/91
186 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $64,004 16 $1,024,100 $38,256,700 12/27/96
187 Too Beautiful For You OrionC $63,818 1 $63,800 $3,632,700 3/02/90
188 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $63,539 4 $254,200 $13,986,700 3/13/09
189 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $63,474 4 $253,900 $19,085,400 9/21/12
190 Defending Your Life WB $63,435 3 $190,300 $33,636,600 3/22/91
191 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey BV $63,383 2 $126,800 $87,405,400 2/05/93
192 Manchester by the Sea RAtt. $63,104 4 $252,400 $47,229,000 11/18/16
193 Return of the Jedi Fox $63,085 1,002 $63,212,600 $700,506,300 5/27/83
194 Carol Wein. $63,014 4 $252,100 $12,762,300 11/20/15
195 Country BV $62,926 1 $62,900 $24,817,300 9/28/84
196 Lost in America WB $62,894 6 $377,400 $24,802,400 3/15/85
197 Boys Don't Cry FoxS $62,764 2 $125,500 $18,774,000 10/08/99
198 Circle of Friends Sav. $62,431 4 $249,700 $46,511,100 3/17/95
199 Broadcast News Fox $62,430 7 $437,000 $108,971,600 12/18/87
200 Immortal Beloved Sony $62,137 4 $248,500 $19,730,100 12/16/94

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.

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