> 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*Total Gross^Date**
1 72 Star Wars: The Force Awakens BV $59,982 4,134 $247,966,675 $909,848,964 12/18/15
2 110 Jurassic World Uni. $48,855 4,274 $208,806,270 $652,270,625 6/12/15
3 116 Marvel's The Avengers BV $47,698 4,349 $207,438,708 $623,357,910 5/04/12
4 137 Avengers: Age of Ultron BV $44,731 4,276 $191,271,109 $459,005,868 5/01/15
5 164 Iron Man 3 BV $40,946 4,253 $174,144,585 $409,013,994 5/03/13
6 183 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 WB $38,672 4,375 $169,189,427 $381,011,219 7/15/11
7 192 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire LGF $37,971 4,163 $158,074,286 $424,668,047 11/22/13
8 128 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour BV $45,561 683 $31,117,834 $65,281,781 2/01/08
9 124 The Hateful Eight Wein. $46,107 100 $4,610,676 $53,178,994 12/25/15
10 2 Pocahontas BV $448,285 6 $2,689,714 $141,579,773 6/16/95
11 190 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) BV $38,078 68 $2,589,334 $25,487,190 1/04/02
12 154 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $42,417 54 $2,290,525 $60,655,420 12/31/99
13 23 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $104,025 18 $1,872,458 $47,566,524 11/06/09
14 1 The Lion King BV $793,377 2 $1,586,753 $312,855,561 6/17/94
15 82 The Blair Witch Project Art. $56,002 27 $1,512,054 $140,539,099 7/16/99
16 167 Milk Focus $40,385 36 $1,453,844 $31,841,299 11/28/08
17 40 Black Swan FoxS $80,212 18 $1,443,809 $106,954,678 12/03/10
18 142 No Country for Old Men Mira. $43,797 28 $1,226,333 $74,283,625 11/09/07
19 163 The Descendants FoxS $41,038 29 $1,190,096 $82,584,160 11/18/11
20 42 Up in the Air Par. $78,763 15 $1,181,450 $83,823,381 12/04/09
21 35 Lincoln BV $85,846 11 $944,308 $182,207,973 11/09/12
22 169 Lost in Translation Focus $40,221 23 $925,087 $44,585,453 9/12/03
23 111 12 Years a Slave FoxS $48,617 19 $923,715 $56,671,993 10/18/13
24 90 American Beauty DW $53,845 16 $861,531 $130,096,601 9/17/99
25 9 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $202,792 4 $811,166 $59,301,324 3/07/14
26 3 The Princess and the Frog BV $393,095 2 $786,190 $104,400,899 11/27/09
27 17 American Hustle Sony $123,409 6 $740,455 $150,117,807 12/13/13
28 12 The Master Wein. $147,262 5 $736,311 $16,377,274 9/14/12
29 115 Michael Clayton WB $47,994 15 $719,910 $49,033,882 10/05/07
30 33 The Big Short Par. $88,191 8 $705,527 $64,616,837 12/11/15
31 36 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $85,313 8 $682,504 $57,490,508 12/09/05
32 160 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $41,450 16 $663,205 $128,078,872 12/08/00
33 107 Mystic River WB $49,293 13 $640,815 $90,135,191 10/10/03
34 11 American Sniper WB $158,364 4 $633,456 $350,126,372 12/26/14
35 24 Blue Jasmine SPC $102,011 6 $612,064 $33,405,481 7/26/13
36 26 Midnight in Paris SPC $99,834 6 $599,003 $56,817,045 5/20/11
37 151 Dances with Wolves Orion $42,732 14 $598,257 $184,208,848 11/09/90
38 21 Brokeback Mountain Focus $109,485 5 $547,425 $83,043,761 12/09/05
39 14 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $130,749 4 $522,996 $45,512,466 5/25/12
40 15 Steve Jobs Uni. $130,381 4 $521,522 $17,766,658 10/09/15
41 55 The Kids Are All Right Focus $70,282 7 $491,971 $20,811,365 7/09/10
42 19 The Imitation Game Wein. $119,838 4 $479,352 $91,125,683 11/28/14
43 20 The Revenant Fox $118,640 4 $474,560 $153,564,599 12/25/15
44 22 Birdman FoxS $106,099 4 $424,397 $42,340,598 10/17/14
45 187 Good Night, and Good Luck. WIP $38,313 11 $421,446 $31,558,003 10/07/05
46 38 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $83,430 5 $417,150 $95,720,716 12/21/12
47 74 Juno FoxS $59,124 7 $413,869 $143,495,265 12/07/07
48 25 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $101,353 4 $405,411 $13,235,319 12/06/13
49 60 Sicario LGF $66,881 6 $401,288 $46,889,293 9/18/15
50 138 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $44,579 9 $401,211 $8,373,585 8/12/88
51 104 Match Point DW $49,824 8 $398,593 $23,151,529 12/30/05
52 84 Babel ParV $55,621 7 $389,351 $34,302,837 10/27/06
53 44 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $77,633 5 $388,166 $53,359,111 9/16/05
54 45 Boyhood IFC $77,524 5 $387,618 $25,352,281 7/11/14
55 86 Fruitvale Station Wein. $55,184 7 $386,291 $16,101,339 7/12/13
56 88 Adaptation. Sony $54,925 7 $384,478 $22,498,520 12/06/02
57 16 Dreamgirls P/DW $126,316 3 $378,950 $103,365,956 12/15/06
58 47 Syriana WB $74,900 5 $374,502 $50,824,620 11/25/05
59 31 The Tree of Life FoxS $93,230 4 $372,920 $13,303,319 5/27/11
60 95 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $52,999 7 $370,998 $59,891,098 7/28/06
61 49 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $73,440 5 $367,203 $17,844,216 10/11/02
62 51 To Rome with Love SPC $72,272 5 $361,359 $16,685,867 6/22/12
63 32 The King's Speech Wein. $88,863 4 $355,450 $135,453,143 11/26/10
64 152 Dead Poets Society BV $42,557 8 $340,456 $95,860,116 6/02/89
65 10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $164,505 2 $329,011 $84,056,472 6/08/01
66 63 Inherent Vice WB $65,637 5 $328,184 $8,110,975 12/12/14
67 125 One Hour Photo FoxS $45,930 7 $321,515 $31,597,131 8/23/02
68 43 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $77,641 4 $310,562 $24,149,393 12/09/11
69 182 Young Adult Par. $38,783 8 $310,263 $16,311,571 12/09/11
70 4 Toy Story 2 BV $300,163 1 $300,163 $245,852,179 11/19/99
71 46 The Fighter Par. $75,003 4 $300,010 $93,617,009 12/10/10
72 75 Spotlight ORF $59,002 5 $295,009 $36,653,245 11/06/15
73 50 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $73,044 4 $292,177 $12,785,432 10/01/04
74 13 Brother Bear BV $145,970 2 $291,940 $85,336,277 10/24/03
75 5 A Bug's Life BV $291,121 1 $291,121 $162,798,565 11/20/98
76 81 The Thin Red Line Fox $56,506 5 $282,534 $36,400,491 12/25/98
77 117 About Schmidt NL $47,061 6 $282,367 $65,016,287 12/13/02
78 54 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $70,332 4 $281,330 $24,146,161 5/26/06
79 56 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $69,864 4 $279,457 $21,403,519 3/29/13
80 85 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $55,396 5 $276,981 $52,364,010 12/14/01
81 180 Good Will Hunting Mira. $38,987 7 $272,912 $138,433,435 12/05/97
82 133 Gran Torino WB $45,287 6 $271,720 $148,095,302 12/12/08
83 134 Foxcatcher SPC $45,146 6 $270,877 $12,096,300 11/14/14
84 186 Kung Fu Hustle SPC $38,460 7 $269,225 $17,108,591 4/08/05
85 61 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $66,475 4 $265,900 $21,002,919 11/13/09
86 62 127 Hours FoxS $66,213 4 $264,851 $18,335,230 11/05/10
87 34 Spring Breakers A24 $87,667 3 $263,002 $14,124,284 3/15/13
88 96 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $52,584 5 $262,923 $24,793,509 3/17/06
89 144 Her (2013) WB $43,397 6 $260,382 $25,568,251 12/20/13
90 64 Nine Wein. $64,308 4 $257,232 $19,676,965 12/18/09
91 66 Carol Wein. $63,378 4 $253,510 $11,935,994 11/20/15
92 156 A Serious Man Focus $41,890 6 $251,337 $9,228,768 10/02/09
93 6 Hercules BV $249,567 1 $249,567 $99,112,101 6/13/97
94 161 The Namesake FoxS $41,425 6 $248,552 $13,569,248 3/09/07
95 105 Before Midnight SPC $49,383 5 $246,914 $8,114,627 5/24/13
96 70 The Aristocrats Think $60,949 4 $243,796 $6,377,461 7/29/05
97 7 Frozen BV $243,390 1 $243,390 $400,738,009 11/22/13
98 171 Platoon Orion $40,180 6 $241,080 $138,530,565 12/19/86
99 73 Ex Machina A24 $59,316 4 $237,264 $25,442,958 4/10/15
100 76 Enough Said FoxS $58,200 4 $232,800 $17,550,872 9/20/13
101 77 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $57,991 4 $231,964 $14,363,397 9/25/09
102 78 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $57,090 4 $228,359 $17,742,948 9/21/12
103 79 While We're Young A24 $56,922 4 $227,688 $7,587,485 3/27/15
104 198 The Skin I Live In SPC $37,187 6 $223,119 $3,185,812 10/14/11
105 200 Amy A24 $37,083 6 $222,500 $8,413,144 7/03/15
106 87 The Iron Lady Wein. $55,102 4 $220,409 $30,017,992 12/30/11
107 140 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl PicH $44,059 5 $220,297 $17,657,973 6/20/08
108 89 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $54,798 4 $219,190 $12,062,558 3/13/09
109 149 The Bling Ring A24 $42,879 5 $214,395 $5,845,732 6/14/13
110 93 Into the Wild ParV $53,110 4 $212,440 $18,354,356 9/21/07
111 159 The Theory of Everything Focus $41,753 5 $208,763 $35,893,537 11/07/14
112 99 Sideways FoxS $51,760 4 $207,042 $71,503,593 10/22/04
113 162 Frida Mira. $41,199 5 $205,996 $25,885,000 10/25/02
114 101 The Artist Wein. $51,220 4 $204,878 $44,671,682 11/25/11
115 8 Red State SMod $204,230 1 $204,230 $1,104,682 3/04/11
116 102 The Wrestler FoxS $50,679 4 $202,714 $26,238,243 12/19/08
117 175 Volver SPC $39,540 5 $197,703 $12,899,867 11/03/06
118 106 The Spectacular Now A24 $49,354 4 $197,415 $6,854,611 8/02/13
119 27 Aladdin BV $98,332 2 $196,664 $217,350,219 11/13/92
120 28 Evita BV $97,542 2 $195,085 $50,047,179 12/27/96
121 112 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $48,577 4 $194,308 $123,922,370 12/25/87
122 114 Blue Valentine Wein. $48,432 4 $193,728 $9,706,328 12/31/10
123 29 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $95,616 2 $191,232 $50,003,043 10/15/93
124 30 There Will Be Blood ParV $95,370 2 $190,739 $40,222,514 12/28/07
125 67 Revolutionary Road ParV $63,304 3 $189,911 $22,911,480 12/26/08
126 118 The Danish Girl Focus $46,830 4 $187,318 $10,693,199 11/27/15
127 196 Rush (2013) Uni. $37,458 5 $187,289 $26,947,624 9/20/13
128 197 Brooklyn FoxS $37,456 5 $187,281 $33,186,253 11/06/15
129 123 Traffic USA $46,181 4 $184,725 $124,115,725 12/29/00
130 126 The Ghost Writer Sum. $45,752 4 $183,009 $15,541,549 2/19/10
131 127 Jane Eyre Focus $45,721 4 $182,885 $11,242,660 3/11/11
132 132 Cyrus FoxS $45,429 4 $181,716 $7,468,936 6/18/10
133 71 Frost/Nixon Uni. $60,236 3 $180,708 $18,622,031 12/05/08
134 136 Black Hawk Down SonR $44,955 4 $179,823 $108,638,745 12/28/01
135 145 A Most Violent Year A24 $43,197 4 $172,788 $5,749,134 1/02/15
136 153 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $42,426 4 $169,702 $12,795,746 6/29/12
137 155 A Dangerous Method SPC $41,988 4 $167,953 $5,704,709 11/25/11
138 37 Moulin Rouge! Fox $83,770 2 $167,540 $57,386,607 5/18/01
139 39 Beauty and the Beast BV $81,073 2 $162,146 $145,863,363 11/15/91
140 170 Punchline Col. $40,185 4 $160,742 $21,042,667 9/30/88
141 172 It Follows RTWC $40,022 4 $160,089 $14,674,076 3/13/15
142 92 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $53,273 3 $159,819 $16,781,387 9/24/04
143 41 Edward Scissorhands Fox $79,811 2 $159,622 $56,362,352 12/07/90
144 174 An Education SPC $39,754 4 $159,017 $12,574,914 10/09/09
145 94 The Joy Luck Club BV $53,003 3 $159,009 $32,901,136 9/10/93
146 179 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $38,995 4 $155,982 $24,741,667 8/04/89
147 193 The Savages FoxS $37,964 4 $151,859 $6,623,082 11/30/07
148 103 In Good Company Uni. $50,583 3 $151,750 $45,806,659 12/31/04
149 194 The Good Girl FoxS $37,910 4 $151,642 $14,018,296 8/09/02
150 195 The Piano Mira. $37,854 4 $151,419 $40,157,856 11/12/93
151 109 Bad Education SPC $49,123 3 $147,370 $5,211,842 11/19/04
152 53 Bulworth Fox $70,908 2 $141,816 $26,528,185 5/15/98
153 121 Victor/Victoria MGM $46,544 3 $139,634 $28,215,453 3/19/82
154 129 Amelie Mira. $45,490 3 $136,470 $33,225,499 11/02/01
155 59 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $67,469 2 $134,938 $11,902,715 9/28/07
156 141 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $43,892 3 $131,678 $9,759,200 12/06/96
157 69 Defiance ParV $61,757 2 $123,513 $28,644,813 1/02/09
158 165 The Queen Mira. $40,671 3 $122,014 $56,441,711 9/29/06
159 18 Anastasia Fox $120,541 1 $120,541 $58,406,347 11/14/97
160 176 Greenberg Focus $39,384 3 $118,152 $4,234,170 3/19/10
161 177 Made Art. $39,334 3 $118,003 $5,313,300 7/13/01
162 181 The Lovely Bones P/DW $38,872 3 $116,616 $44,114,232 12/11/09
163 185 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $38,472 3 $115,418 $62,493,712 7/15/88
164 191 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $38,031 3 $114,095 $10,631,333 3/01/85
165 80 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $56,542 2 $113,085 $24,020,403 12/10/04
166 91 Broken Embraces SPC $53,556 2 $107,111 $5,014,305 11/20/09
167 98 Talk to Her SPC $52,198 2 $104,396 $9,285,469 11/22/02
168 113 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $48,496 2 $96,992 $4,626,290 8/03/01
169 130 Lone Survivor Uni. $45,436 2 $90,872 $125,095,601 12/27/13
170 139 Blade Runner: The Final Cut WB $44,575 2 $89,150 $1,548,502 10/05/07
171 147 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $43,036 2 $86,072 $13,383,747 10/21/94
172 150 Kids Mira. $42,854 2 $85,709 $7,412,216 7/21/95
173 158 Brick Focus $41,787 2 $83,574 $2,075,743 3/31/06
174 166 Margot at the Wedding ParV $40,517 2 $81,035 $1,959,420 11/16/07
175 188 Sarafina! BV $38,244 2 $76,488 $7,306,242 9/18/92
176 189 Samsara Osci. $38,111 2 $76,222 $2,672,413 8/24/12
177 48 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $74,238 1 $74,238 $3,826,280 3/18/05
178 52 Guiana 1838 RBC $70,910 1 $70,910 $227,241 9/24/04
179 57 Sicko LGF $68,969 1 $68,969 $24,540,079 6/22/07
180 58 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $68,801 1 $68,801 $2,266,067 8/24/12
181 65 Lust, Caution Focus $63,918 1 $63,918 $4,604,982 9/28/07
182 68 The Crucible Fox $62,995 1 $62,995 $7,343,114 11/29/96
183 83 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $55,962 1 $55,962 $17,005,229 7/26/85
184 97 Howards End SPC $52,568 1 $52,568 $25,966,555 3/13/92
185 100 The Admiral: Roaring Currents CJ $51,431 1 $51,431 $2,589,811 8/08/14
186 108 Maurice Cinc $49,278 1 $49,278 $2,438,304 9/18/87
187 119 Crossing Delancey WB $46,711 1 $46,711 $16,262,415 8/26/88
188 120 Metropolitan NL $46,663 1 $46,663 $2,938,208 8/03/90
189 122 Brand Upon the Brain! Vita. $46,412 1 $46,412 $263,200 5/11/07
190 131 After Hours WB $45,435 1 $45,435 $10,609,321 9/13/85
191 135 Down with Love Fox $45,029 1 $45,029 $20,305,251 5/09/03
192 143 Wish You Were Here Atl $43,611 1 $43,611 $3,283,832 7/24/87
193 146 Night and the City Fox $43,036 1 $43,036 $6,202,756 10/16/92
194 148 A Room with a View Cinc $42,970 1 $42,970 $20,966,644 3/07/86
195 157 Brooklyn Rules CityL $41,811 1 $41,811 $458,232 5/11/07
196 168 The Mission WB $40,366 1 $40,366 $17,218,023 10/31/86
197 173 The Secret of Kells GK $39,826 1 $39,826 $676,775 3/05/10
198 178 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $39,277 1 $39,277 $3,089,497 11/13/92
199 184 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $38,643 1 $38,643 $1,654,743 4/17/87
200 199 Jesus' Son Lions $37,089 1 $37,089 $1,302,067 6/16/00

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