> ALL TIME BOX OFFICE

Adjuster:

TOP WEEKEND THEATER AVERAGES
1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 111 The Shape of Water FoxS $73,756 2 $147,500 $56,655,300 12/01/17
2 58 Call Me by Your Name SPC $91,425 4 $365,700 $16,053,400 11/24/17
3 118 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $71,330 4 $285,300 $48,338,500 11/10/17
4 84 Lady Bird A24 $80,688 4 $322,800 $43,395,200 11/03/17
5 99 The Big Sick LGF $76,590 5 $383,000 $39,028,000 6/23/17
6 16 La La Land LG/S $162,989 5 $814,900 $139,086,300 12/09/16
7 197 Manchester by the Sea RAtt. $59,310 4 $237,200 $43,991,100 11/18/16
8 55 Moonlight (2016) A24 $92,971 4 $371,900 $25,680,600 10/21/16
9 66 Don't Think Twice TFA $88,690 1 $88,700 $4,209,000 7/22/16
10 135 Cafe Society LGF $68,649 5 $343,200 $10,605,200 7/15/16
11 34 The Revenant Fox $110,867 4 $443,500 $173,973,400 12/25/15
12 79 The Big Short Par. $82,413 8 $659,300 $66,260,000 12/11/15
13 199 Carol Wein. $59,226 4 $236,900 $11,995,100 11/20/15
14 27 Steve Jobs Uni. $121,839 4 $487,400 $16,602,600 10/09/15
15 151 Sicario LGF $65,908 6 $395,500 $43,848,400 9/18/15
16 19 American Sniper WB $155,120 4 $620,500 $350,240,400 12/26/14
17 161 Inherent Vice WB $64,293 5 $321,500 $8,104,400 12/12/14
18 30 The Imitation Game Wein. $117,383 4 $469,500 $91,045,000 11/28/14
19 39 Birdman FoxS $103,926 4 $415,700 $41,888,500 10/17/14
20 93 Boyhood IFC $78,004 5 $390,000 $25,466,300 7/11/14
21 11 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $207,123 4 $828,500 $58,611,900 3/07/14
22 29 American Hustle Sony $120,158 6 $720,900 $151,384,700 12/13/13
23 46 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $98,683 4 $394,700 $13,357,200 12/06/13
24 7 Frozen BV $236,977 1 $237,000 $398,703,500 11/22/13
25 189 Enough Said FoxS $60,353 4 $241,400 $17,117,500 9/20/13
26 36 Blue Jasmine SPC $105,784 6 $634,700 $34,447,600 7/26/13
27 117 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $71,536 4 $286,100 $20,765,000 3/29/13
28 63 Spring Breakers A24 $89,765 3 $269,300 $14,095,400 3/15/13
29 76 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $84,259 5 $421,300 $97,996,500 12/21/12
30 73 Lincoln BV $86,699 11 $953,700 $184,811,400 11/09/12
31 194 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $59,658 4 $238,600 $17,938,000 9/21/12
32 20 The Master Wein. $153,887 5 $769,400 $16,787,500 9/14/12
33 115 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $71,896 1 $71,900 $2,349,100 8/24/12
34 113 To Rome with Love SPC $72,361 5 $361,800 $17,408,300 6/22/12
35 23 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $130,910 4 $523,600 $46,957,600 5/25/12
36 85 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $80,616 4 $322,500 $24,823,600 12/09/11
37 53 The Tree of Life FoxS $94,040 4 $376,200 $13,523,600 5/27/11
38 45 Midnight in Paris SPC $100,701 6 $604,200 $57,744,000 5/20/11
39 10 Red State SMod $211,246 1 $211,200 $1,136,200 3/04/11
40 100 The Fighter Par. $76,127 4 $304,500 $96,128,100 12/10/10
41 82 Black Swan FoxS $81,414 18 $1,465,400 $109,867,400 12/03/10
42 62 The King's Speech Wein. $90,194 4 $360,800 $139,812,500 11/26/10
43 144 127 Hours FoxS $67,205 4 $268,800 $18,767,800 11/05/10
44 108 The Kids Are All Right Focus $74,111 7 $518,800 $21,940,200 7/09/10
45 134 Nine Wein. $68,702 4 $274,800 $20,572,300 12/18/09
46 77 Up in the Air Par. $84,145 15 $1,262,200 $87,259,900 12/04/09
47 6 The Princess and the Frog BV $419,956 2 $839,900 $110,239,400 11/27/09
48 120 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $71,017 4 $284,100 $22,330,700 11/13/09
49 33 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $111,133 18 $2,000,400 $50,588,400 11/06/09
50 172 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $63,199 4 $252,800 $15,346,300 9/25/09
51 193 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $59,720 4 $238,900 $13,145,900 3/13/09
52 143 Defiance ParV $67,304 2 $134,600 $31,217,500 1/02/09
53 116 Revolutionary Road ParV $71,680 3 $215,000 $24,969,200 12/26/08
54 139 Frost/Nixon Uni. $68,206 3 $204,600 $20,387,400 12/05/08
55 32 There Will Be Blood ParV $112,697 2 $225,400 $45,550,600 12/28/07
56 125 Juno FoxS $69,866 7 $489,100 $163,240,800 12/07/07
57 90 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $79,727 2 $159,500 $14,052,700 9/28/07
58 103 Lust, Caution Focus $75,531 1 $75,500 $5,436,600 9/28/07
59 176 Into the Wild ParV $62,759 4 $251,000 $21,615,500 9/21/07
60 81 Sicko LGF $81,500 1 $81,500 $28,998,700 6/22/07
61 17 Dreamgirls P/DW $156,786 3 $470,400 $123,513,300 12/15/06
62 131 Babel ParV $69,038 7 $483,300 $41,687,000 10/27/06
63 153 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $65,783 7 $460,500 $74,311,600 7/28/06
64 70 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $87,299 4 $349,200 $29,970,700 5/26/06
65 157 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $65,268 5 $326,300 $30,774,200 3/17/06
66 183 Match Point DW $61,843 8 $494,700 $28,741,600 12/30/05
67 35 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $108,205 8 $865,600 $71,911,900 12/09/05
68 22 Brokeback Mountain Focus $138,863 5 $694,300 $103,353,700 12/09/05
69 50 Syriana WB $94,998 5 $475,000 $63,996,500 11/25/05
70 47 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $98,464 5 $492,300 $67,677,000 9/16/05
71 96 The Aristocrats Think $77,303 4 $309,200 $8,088,200 7/29/05
72 52 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $94,158 1 $94,200 $4,853,000 3/18/05
73 163 In Good Company Uni. $64,156 3 $192,500 $58,101,000 12/31/04
74 109 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $74,024 2 $148,000 $30,889,400 12/10/04
75 160 Bad Education SPC $64,311 3 $192,900 $6,670,600 11/19/04
76 140 Sideways FoxS $67,763 4 $271,100 $91,517,600 10/22/04
77 49 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $95,628 4 $382,500 $16,729,700 10/01/04
78 126 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $69,744 3 $209,200 $21,918,900 9/24/04
79 56 Guiana 1838 RBC $92,834 1 $92,800 $295,700 9/24/04
80 12 Brother Bear BV $196,805 2 $393,600 $114,909,500 10/24/03
81 148 Mystic River WB $66,460 13 $864,000 $120,082,900 10/10/03
82 187 Down with Love Fox $60,711 1 $60,700 $27,376,800 5/09/03
83 152 About Schmidt NL $65,853 6 $395,100 $87,747,000 12/13/02
84 98 Adaptation. Sony $76,857 7 $538,000 $30,489,100 12/06/02
85 112 Talk to Her SPC $73,041 2 $146,100 $12,565,600 11/22/02
86 41 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $102,765 5 $513,800 $24,969,600 10/11/02
87 162 One Hour Photo FoxS $64,270 7 $449,900 $44,213,300 8/23/02
88 159 Black Hawk Down SonR $64,573 4 $258,300 $152,019,400 12/28/01
89 91 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $79,571 5 $397,900 $73,389,900 12/14/01
90 156 Amelie Mira. $65,342 3 $196,000 $47,034,700 11/02/01
91 127 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $69,659 2 $139,300 $6,645,200 8/03/01
92 8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $236,294 2 $472,600 $120,738,400 6/08/01
93 28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $120,327 2 $240,700 $82,416,200 5/18/01
94 128 Traffic USA $69,657 4 $278,600 $178,288,000 12/29/00
95 178 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $62,521 16 $1,000,300 $184,614,100 12/08/00
96 166 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $63,980 54 $3,454,900 $91,151,400 12/31/99
97 4 Toy Story 2 BV $480,379 1 $480,400 $388,910,900 11/19/99
98 74 American Beauty DW $86,173 16 $1,378,800 $202,721,900 9/17/99
99 65 The Blair Witch Project Art. $89,625 27 $2,419,900 $224,917,900 7/16/99
100 48 The Thin Red Line Fox $97,952 5 $489,800 $58,340,900 12/25/98
101 186 A Civil Action BV $60,739 2 $121,500 $90,779,000 12/25/98
102 3 A Bug's Life BV $504,651 1 $504,700 $277,521,600 11/20/98
103 26 Bulworth Fox $122,917 2 $245,800 $45,986,000 5/15/98
104 174 Everest (IMAX) MFF $63,140 10 $631,400 $134,769,100 3/06/98
105 167 Kundun BV $63,850 2 $127,700 $9,855,500 12/26/97
106 175 Deconstructing Harry FL $63,139 10 $631,400 $18,525,400 12/12/97
107 130 Good Will Hunting Mira. $69,055 7 $483,400 $239,971,000 12/05/97
108 9 Anastasia Fox $213,507 1 $213,500 $102,990,800 11/14/97
109 5 Hercules BV $442,044 1 $442,000 $175,551,500 6/13/97
110 191 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $60,156 16 $962,500 $35,956,900 12/27/96
111 15 Evita BV $179,415 2 $358,800 $88,655,100 12/27/96
112 83 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $80,733 3 $242,200 $17,285,900 12/06/96
113 31 The Crucible Fox $115,871 1 $115,900 $13,091,900 11/29/96
114 188 Trainspotting Mira. $60,394 8 $483,200 $30,333,100 7/19/96
115 173 Stealing Beauty FoxS $63,168 3 $189,500 $8,686,100 6/14/96
116 154 To Die For Sony $65,670 11 $722,400 $39,780,000 9/29/95
117 147 Unzipped Mira. $66,604 2 $133,200 $5,373,400 8/04/95
118 88 Kids Mira. $80,093 2 $160,200 $13,853,200 7/21/95
119 2 Pocahontas BV $837,829 6 $5,027,000 $264,607,700 6/16/95
120 145 Miami Rhapsody BV $66,741 2 $133,500 $9,758,400 1/27/95
121 185 Nell Fox $60,938 2 $121,900 $63,456,300 12/16/94
122 78 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $83,704 2 $167,400 $26,031,100 10/21/94
123 129 Ed Wood BV $69,597 2 $139,200 $11,451,000 9/30/94
124 184 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. $60,969 7 $426,800 $21,823,900 8/12/94
125 1 The Lion King BV $1,543,099 2 $3,086,200 $606,696,200 6/17/94
126 136 The Paper Uni. $68,271 5 $341,400 $75,512,400 3/18/94
127 122 Philadelphia TriS $70,417 4 $281,700 $150,639,000 12/24/93
128 107 The Piano Mira. $74,336 4 $297,400 $78,384,200 11/12/93
129 14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $187,768 2 $375,500 $98,194,400 10/15/93
130 37 The Joy Luck Club BV $104,086 3 $312,300 $64,610,200 9/10/93
131 124 Orlando SPC $70,059 3 $210,200 $10,446,200 6/11/93
132 119 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $71,098 3 $213,300 $44,281,700 5/07/93
133 149 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $66,387 1 $66,400 $3,171,100 4/16/93
134 196 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey BV $59,573 2 $119,100 $82,150,900 2/05/93
135 13 Aladdin BV $192,636 2 $385,300 $426,356,300 11/13/92
136 97 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $76,945 1 $76,900 $6,066,800 11/13/92
137 75 Night and the City Fox $84,309 1 $84,300 $12,151,400 10/16/92
138 106 Sarafina! BV $74,921 2 $149,800 $14,313,200 9/18/92
139 40 Howards End SPC $102,983 1 $103,000 $50,950,900 3/13/92
140 121 This Is My Life Fox $70,956 2 $141,900 $5,724,500 2/21/92
141 158 Grand Canyon Fox $65,220 2 $130,400 $65,124,300 12/27/91
142 141 Bugsy TriS $67,761 4 $271,000 $95,963,700 12/13/91
143 133 For the Boys Fox $68,891 2 $137,800 $34,490,300 11/22/91
144 18 Beauty and the Beast BV $156,561 2 $313,100 $284,271,300 11/15/91
145 190 The Fisher King TriS $60,185 10 $601,900 $80,905,100 9/20/91
146 155 The Commitments Fox $65,496 8 $524,000 $28,811,400 8/16/91
147 195 Defending Your Life WB $59,621 3 $178,900 $31,614,600 3/22/91
148 21 Edward Scissorhands Fox $153,396 2 $306,800 $108,678,000 12/07/90
149 137 The Grifters Mira. $68,263 2 $136,500 $25,966,300 12/07/90
150 80 Dances with Wolves Orion $82,130 14 $1,149,800 $355,275,300 11/09/90
151 64 Metropolitan NL $89,686 1 $89,700 $5,647,200 8/03/90
152 150 The Freshman TriS $65,947 6 $395,700 $41,247,000 7/20/90
153 177 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $62,751 2 $125,500 $7,855,800 5/04/90
154 192 Too Beautiful For You OrionC $59,981 1 $60,000 $3,414,300 3/02/90
155 164 Mountains of the Moon TriS $64,081 2 $128,200 $7,710,600 2/23/90
156 89 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $79,856 4 $319,400 $50,667,400 8/04/89
157 71 Dead Poets Society BV $87,151 8 $697,200 $196,308,000 6/02/89
158 110 New York Stories BV $73,780 12 $885,400 $22,042,100 3/03/89
159 92 Punchline Col. $79,490 4 $318,000 $41,624,600 9/30/88
160 57 Crossing Delancey WB $92,399 1 $92,400 $32,168,700 8/26/88
161 68 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $88,182 9 $793,600 $16,563,800 8/12/88
162 101 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $76,102 3 $228,300 $123,618,900 7/15/88
163 123 A Handful of Dust NL $70,163 1 $70,200 $3,087,200 6/24/88
164 43 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $101,005 4 $404,000 $245,175,600 12/25/87
165 181 The Last Emperor Col. $62,154 5 $310,800 $87,454,700 11/20/87
166 42 Maurice Cinc $102,463 1 $102,500 $5,069,900 9/18/87
167 59 Wish You Were Here Atl $90,680 1 $90,700 $6,828,000 7/24/87
168 179 The Whistle Blower Hemd $62,451 1 $62,500 $3,118,900 7/10/87
169 87 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $80,350 1 $80,300 $3,440,700 4/17/87
170 146 Gothic Vest $66,664 1 $66,700 $1,905,000 4/10/87
171 104 Raising Arizona Fox $75,353 1 $75,400 $47,506,600 3/13/87
172 69 Platoon Orion $88,049 6 $528,300 $288,094,700 12/19/86
173 86 The Mosquito Coast WB $80,579 3 $241,700 $30,085,600 11/28/86
174 67 The Mission WB $88,457 1 $88,500 $35,951,900 10/31/86
175 180 She's Gotta Have It Isld $62,395 1 $62,400 $15,640,900 8/08/86
176 51 A Room with a View Cinc $94,163 1 $94,200 $43,604,000 3/07/86
177 132 Brazil Uni. $68,931 1 $68,900 $21,767,000 12/20/85
178 169 Fool for Love Can. $63,707 2 $127,400 $1,840,300 12/06/85
179 142 The Official Story ALM $67,390 1 $67,400 $67,400 11/08/85
180 168 Eleni WB $63,838 1 $63,800 $698,700 11/01/85
181 170 Agnes of God Col. $63,423 8 $507,400 $58,691,300 9/13/85
182 38 After Hours WB $104,053 1 $104,100 $24,296,800 9/13/85
183 25 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $128,161 1 $128,200 $37,526,300 7/26/85
184 95 Mask Uni. $77,576 4 $310,300 $110,453,900 3/08/85
185 72 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $87,096 3 $261,300 $24,347,200 3/01/85
186 138 A Passage to India Col. $68,217 3 $204,700 $62,320,700 12/14/84
187 114 1984 Gold. $72,340 1 $72,300 $19,312,800 12/14/84
188 94 The Killing Fields WB $77,867 1 $77,900 $79,552,800 11/02/84
189 200 Country BV $59,143 1 $59,100 $23,325,400 9/28/84
190 102 A Soldier's Story Col. $75,677 5 $378,400 $52,429,500 9/14/84
191 105 Under the Volcano Uni. $75,009 1 $75,000 $6,186,500 6/15/84
192 171 Educating Rita Col. $63,249 3 $189,700 $37,806,000 9/23/83
193 165 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $64,021 4 $256,100 $5,953,100 8/26/83
194 198 Return of the Jedi Fox $59,292 1,002 $59,412,500 $658,394,900 5/27/83
195 61 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $90,333 1 $90,300 $26,528,500 1/21/83
196 182 Sophie's Choice Uni. $62,106 9 $559,000 $77,586,800 12/10/82
197 60 Gandhi Col. $90,669 4 $362,700 $136,244,100 12/10/82
198 54 The Verdict Fox $93,080 3 $279,200 $141,463,600 12/10/82
199 44 Annie Col. $100,859 14 $1,412,100 $157,785,600 5/21/82
200 24 Victor/Victoria MGM $128,708 3 $386,100 $78,024,400 3/19/82

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