> 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**
1 198 Return of the Jedi Fox $67,606 1,002 $67,743,400 $750,716,000 5/27/83
2 166 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $72,951 54 $3,939,400 $103,932,800 12/31/99
3 65 The Blair Witch Project Art. $102,193 27 $2,759,200 $256,456,200 7/16/99
4 33 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $126,716 18 $2,280,900 $57,682,000 11/06/09
5 82 Black Swan FoxS $92,830 18 $1,670,900 $125,273,100 12/03/10
6 74 American Beauty DW $98,257 16 $1,572,100 $231,147,900 9/17/99
7 178 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $71,288 16 $1,140,600 $210,500,900 12/08/00
8 191 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $68,592 16 $1,097,500 $40,998,800 12/27/96
9 77 Up in the Air Par. $95,944 15 $1,439,200 $99,495,600 12/04/09
10 44 Annie Col. $115,002 14 $1,610,100 $179,910,500 5/21/82
11 80 Dances with Wolves Orion $93,647 14 $1,311,100 $405,092,500 11/09/90
12 148 Mystic River WB $75,779 13 $985,100 $136,921,100 10/10/03
13 110 New York Stories BV $84,126 12 $1,009,500 $25,132,800 3/03/89
14 73 Lincoln BV $98,856 11 $1,087,400 $210,726,000 11/09/12
15 154 To Die For Sony $74,878 11 $823,700 $45,358,000 9/29/95
16 174 Everest (IMAX) MFF $71,994 10 $719,900 $153,666,600 3/06/98
17 175 Deconstructing Harry FL $71,993 10 $719,900 $21,123,000 12/12/97
18 190 The Fisher King TriS $68,624 10 $686,200 $92,249,700 9/20/91
19 68 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $100,547 9 $904,900 $18,886,400 8/12/88
20 182 Sophie's Choice Uni. $70,815 9 $637,300 $88,466,100 12/10/82
21 35 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $123,378 8 $987,000 $81,995,500 12/09/05
22 71 Dead Poets Society BV $99,371 8 $795,000 $223,834,600 6/02/89
23 79 The Big Short Par. $93,969 8 $751,800 $75,551,000 12/11/15
24 155 The Commitments Fox $74,680 8 $597,400 $32,851,400 8/16/91
25 170 Agnes of God Col. $72,316 8 $578,500 $66,921,100 9/13/85
26 183 Match Point DW $70,514 8 $564,100 $32,771,800 12/30/05
27 188 Trainspotting Mira. $68,862 8 $550,900 $34,586,500 7/19/96
28 98 Adaptation. Sony $87,634 7 $613,400 $34,764,300 12/06/02
29 108 The Kids Are All Right Focus $84,502 7 $591,500 $25,016,700 7/09/10
30 125 Juno FoxS $79,663 7 $557,600 $186,130,700 12/07/07
31 130 Good Will Hunting Mira. $78,738 7 $551,200 $273,620,000 12/05/97
32 131 Babel ParV $78,719 7 $551,000 $47,532,400 10/27/06
33 153 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $75,008 7 $525,100 $84,731,700 7/28/06
34 162 One Hour Photo FoxS $73,282 7 $513,000 $50,412,900 8/23/02
35 184 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. $69,518 7 $486,600 $24,884,100 8/12/94
36 2 Pocahontas BV $955,311 6 $5,731,900 $301,711,400 6/16/95
37 29 American Hustle Sony $137,006 6 $822,000 $172,612,100 12/13/13
38 36 Blue Jasmine SPC $120,618 6 $723,700 $39,277,900 7/26/13
39 45 Midnight in Paris SPC $114,821 6 $688,900 $65,840,900 5/20/11
40 69 Platoon Orion $100,396 6 $602,400 $328,491,700 12/19/86
41 150 The Freshman TriS $75,194 6 $451,200 $47,030,700 7/20/90
42 151 Sicario LGF $75,150 6 $450,900 $49,996,900 9/18/15
43 152 About Schmidt NL $75,087 6 $450,500 $100,051,000 12/13/02
44 16 La La Land LG/S $185,844 5 $929,200 $158,589,200 12/09/16
45 20 The Master Wein. $175,465 5 $877,300 $19,141,500 9/14/12
46 22 Brokeback Mountain Focus $158,335 5 $791,700 $117,846,100 12/09/05
47 41 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $117,175 5 $585,900 $28,470,900 10/11/02
48 47 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $112,271 5 $561,400 $77,166,800 9/16/05
49 48 The Thin Red Line Fox $111,687 5 $558,400 $66,521,600 12/25/98
50 50 Syriana WB $108,319 5 $541,600 $72,970,200 11/25/05
51 76 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $96,074 5 $480,400 $111,737,700 12/21/12
52 91 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $90,728 5 $453,600 $83,680,700 12/14/01
53 93 Boyhood IFC $88,942 5 $444,700 $29,037,200 7/11/14
54 99 The Big Sick LGF $87,330 5 $436,700 $44,500,500 6/23/17
55 102 A Soldier's Story Col. $86,288 5 $431,400 $59,781,300 9/14/84
56 113 To Rome with Love SPC $82,508 5 $412,500 $19,849,300 6/22/12
57 135 Cafe Society LGF $78,275 5 $391,400 $12,092,300 7/15/16
58 136 The Paper Uni. $77,844 5 $389,200 $86,100,900 3/18/94
59 157 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $74,420 5 $372,100 $35,089,500 3/17/06
60 161 Inherent Vice WB $73,308 5 $366,500 $9,240,800 12/12/14
61 181 The Last Emperor Col. $70,869 5 $354,300 $99,717,700 11/20/87
62 11 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $236,166 4 $944,700 $66,830,500 3/07/14
63 19 American Sniper WB $176,872 4 $707,500 $399,351,600 12/26/14
64 23 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $149,266 4 $597,100 $53,542,100 5/25/12
65 27 Steve Jobs Uni. $138,923 4 $555,700 $18,930,700 10/09/15
66 30 The Imitation Game Wein. $133,843 4 $535,400 $103,811,500 11/28/14
67 34 The Revenant Fox $126,413 4 $505,700 $198,368,200 12/25/15
68 39 Birdman FoxS $118,499 4 $474,000 $47,762,200 10/17/14
69 43 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $115,168 4 $460,700 $279,554,500 12/25/87
70 46 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $112,520 4 $450,100 $15,230,100 12/06/13
71 49 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $109,037 4 $436,100 $19,075,500 10/01/04
72 53 The Tree of Life FoxS $107,226 4 $428,900 $15,419,900 5/27/11
73 55 Moonlight (2016) A24 $106,008 4 $424,000 $29,281,600 10/21/16
74 58 Call Me by Your Name SPC $104,245 4 $417,000 $18,304,400 11/24/17
75 60 Gandhi Col. $103,383 4 $413,500 $155,348,400 12/10/82
76 62 The King's Speech Wein. $102,841 4 $411,400 $159,417,200 11/26/10
77 70 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $99,540 4 $398,200 $34,173,300 5/26/06
78 84 Lady Bird A24 $92,002 4 $368,000 $49,480,100 11/03/17
79 85 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $91,920 4 $367,700 $28,304,400 12/09/11
80 89 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $91,054 4 $364,200 $57,772,100 8/04/89
81 92 Punchline Col. $90,636 4 $362,500 $47,461,200 9/30/88
82 95 Mask Uni. $88,454 4 $353,800 $125,941,900 3/08/85
83 96 The Aristocrats Think $88,143 4 $352,600 $9,222,400 7/29/05
84 100 The Fighter Par. $86,801 4 $347,200 $109,607,300 12/10/10
85 107 The Piano Mira. $84,760 4 $339,000 $89,375,300 11/12/93
86 117 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $81,567 4 $326,300 $23,676,700 3/29/13
87 118 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri FoxS $81,332 4 $325,300 $55,116,600 11/10/17
88 120 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $80,975 4 $323,900 $25,462,000 11/13/09
89 122 Philadelphia TriS $80,291 4 $321,200 $171,761,800 12/24/93
90 128 Traffic USA $79,424 4 $317,700 $203,287,800 12/29/00
91 134 Nine Wein. $78,336 4 $313,300 $23,457,000 12/18/09
92 140 Sideways FoxS $77,265 4 $309,100 $104,350,300 10/22/04
93 141 Bugsy TriS $77,262 4 $309,100 $109,419,800 12/13/91
94 144 127 Hours FoxS $76,629 4 $306,500 $21,399,400 11/05/10
95 159 Black Hawk Down SonR $73,628 4 $294,500 $173,335,800 12/28/01
96 165 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $72,998 4 $292,000 $6,787,900 8/26/83
97 172 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $72,061 4 $288,200 $17,498,200 9/25/09
98 176 Into the Wild ParV $71,560 4 $286,200 $24,646,500 9/21/07
99 189 Enough Said FoxS $68,816 4 $275,300 $19,517,700 9/20/13
100 193 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $68,093 4 $272,400 $14,989,300 3/13/09
101 194 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $68,024 4 $272,100 $20,453,300 9/21/12
102 197 Manchester by the Sea RAtt. $67,627 4 $270,500 $50,159,600 11/18/16
103 199 Carol Wein. $67,530 4 $270,100 $13,677,100 11/20/15
104 17 Dreamgirls P/DW $178,771 3 $536,300 $140,832,500 12/15/06
105 24 Victor/Victoria MGM $146,756 3 $440,300 $88,965,100 3/19/82
106 37 The Joy Luck Club BV $118,681 3 $356,000 $73,669,900 9/10/93
107 54 The Verdict Fox $106,132 3 $318,400 $161,299,900 12/10/82
108 63 Spring Breakers A24 $102,352 3 $307,100 $16,071,900 3/15/13
109 72 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $99,309 3 $297,900 $27,761,200 3/01/85
110 83 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $92,054 3 $276,200 $19,709,800 12/06/96
111 86 The Mosquito Coast WB $91,878 3 $275,600 $34,304,200 11/28/86
112 101 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $86,773 3 $260,300 $140,953,000 7/15/88
113 116 Revolutionary Road ParV $81,731 3 $245,200 $28,470,400 12/26/08
114 119 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $81,068 3 $243,200 $50,490,900 5/07/93
115 124 Orlando SPC $79,883 3 $239,700 $11,910,900 6/11/93
116 126 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $79,523 3 $238,600 $24,992,400 9/24/04
117 138 A Passage to India Col. $77,782 3 $233,400 $71,059,400 12/14/84
118 139 Frost/Nixon Uni. $77,770 3 $233,300 $23,246,100 12/05/08
119 156 Amelie Mira. $74,504 3 $223,500 $53,630,000 11/02/01
120 160 Bad Education SPC $73,329 3 $220,000 $7,606,000 11/19/04
121 163 In Good Company Uni. $73,152 3 $219,500 $66,248,000 12/31/04
122 171 Educating Rita Col. $72,118 3 $216,400 $43,107,200 9/23/83
123 173 Stealing Beauty FoxS $72,025 3 $216,100 $9,904,000 6/14/96
124 195 Defending Your Life WB $67,981 3 $203,900 $36,047,600 3/22/91
125 1 The Lion King BV $1,759,475 2 $3,518,900 $691,768,000 6/17/94
126 6 The Princess and the Frog BV $478,842 2 $957,700 $125,697,300 11/27/09
127 8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $269,428 2 $538,900 $137,668,500 6/08/01
128 12 Brother Bear BV $224,402 2 $448,800 $131,022,200 10/24/03
129 13 Aladdin BV $219,648 2 $439,300 $486,140,600 11/13/92
130 14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $214,097 2 $428,200 $111,963,300 10/15/93
131 15 Evita BV $204,573 2 $409,100 $101,086,500 12/27/96
132 18 Beauty and the Beast BV $178,515 2 $357,000 $324,132,200 11/15/91
133 21 Edward Scissorhands Fox $174,905 2 $349,800 $123,917,000 12/07/90
134 26 Bulworth Fox $140,153 2 $280,300 $52,434,200 5/15/98
135 28 Moulin Rouge! Fox $137,199 2 $274,400 $93,972,700 5/18/01
136 32 There Will Be Blood ParV $128,500 2 $257,000 $51,937,700 12/28/07
137 78 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $95,441 2 $190,900 $29,681,200 10/21/94
138 88 Kids Mira. $91,323 2 $182,600 $15,795,700 7/21/95
139 90 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $90,907 2 $181,800 $16,023,200 9/28/07
140 106 Sarafina! BV $85,427 2 $170,900 $16,320,200 9/18/92
141 109 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $84,403 2 $168,800 $35,220,800 12/10/04
142 111 The Shape of Water FoxS $84,098 2 $168,200 $64,599,500 12/01/17
143 112 Talk to Her SPC $83,283 2 $166,600 $14,327,600 11/22/02
144 121 This Is My Life Fox $80,906 2 $161,800 $6,527,200 2/21/92
145 127 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $79,427 2 $158,900 $7,577,000 8/03/01
146 129 Ed Wood BV $79,356 2 $158,700 $13,056,600 9/30/94
147 133 For the Boys Fox $78,551 2 $157,100 $39,326,600 11/22/91
148 137 The Grifters Mira. $77,835 2 $155,700 $29,607,400 12/07/90
149 143 Defiance ParV $76,741 2 $153,500 $35,594,800 1/02/09
150 145 Miami Rhapsody BV $76,099 2 $152,200 $11,126,700 1/27/95
151 147 Unzipped Mira. $75,944 2 $151,900 $6,126,900 8/04/95
152 158 Grand Canyon Fox $74,365 2 $148,700 $74,256,100 12/27/91
153 164 Mountains of the Moon TriS $73,066 2 $146,100 $8,791,800 2/23/90
154 167 Kundun BV $72,803 2 $145,600 $11,237,400 12/26/97
155 169 Fool for Love Can. $72,640 2 $145,300 $2,098,400 12/06/85
156 177 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $71,550 2 $143,100 $8,957,400 5/04/90
157 185 Nell Fox $69,483 2 $139,000 $72,354,300 12/16/94
158 186 A Civil Action BV $69,256 2 $138,500 $103,508,100 12/25/98
159 196 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey BV $67,926 2 $135,900 $93,670,300 2/05/93
160 3 A Bug's Life BV $575,414 1 $575,400 $316,436,100 11/20/98
161 4 Toy Story 2 BV $547,738 1 $547,700 $443,444,500 11/19/99
162 5 Hercules BV $504,027 1 $504,000 $200,167,600 6/13/97
163 7 Frozen BV $270,207 1 $270,200 $454,610,200 11/22/13
164 9 Anastasia Fox $243,446 1 $243,400 $117,432,300 11/14/97
165 10 Red State SMod $240,867 1 $240,900 $1,295,500 3/04/11
166 25 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $146,132 1 $146,100 $42,788,300 7/26/85
167 31 The Crucible Fox $132,118 1 $132,100 $14,927,700 11/29/96
168 38 After Hours WB $118,643 1 $118,600 $27,703,800 9/13/85
169 40 Howards End SPC $117,423 1 $117,400 $58,095,300 3/13/92
170 42 Maurice Cinc $116,830 1 $116,800 $5,780,800 9/18/87
171 51 A Room with a View Cinc $107,367 1 $107,400 $49,718,200 3/07/86
172 52 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $107,361 1 $107,400 $5,533,500 3/18/05
173 56 Guiana 1838 RBC $105,851 1 $105,900 $337,100 9/24/04
174 57 Crossing Delancey WB $105,355 1 $105,400 $36,679,500 8/26/88
175 59 Wish You Were Here Atl $103,395 1 $103,400 $7,785,400 7/24/87
176 61 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $103,000 1 $103,000 $30,248,400 1/21/83
177 64 Metropolitan NL $102,261 1 $102,300 $6,439,100 8/03/90
178 66 Don't Think Twice TFA $101,126 1 $101,100 $4,799,200 7/22/16
179 67 The Mission WB $100,861 1 $100,900 $40,993,100 10/31/86
180 75 Night and the City Fox $96,131 1 $96,100 $13,855,300 10/16/92
181 81 Sicko LGF $92,928 1 $92,900 $33,064,900 6/22/07
182 87 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $91,617 1 $91,600 $3,923,100 4/17/87
183 94 The Killing Fields WB $88,785 1 $88,800 $90,707,900 11/02/84
184 97 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $87,734 1 $87,700 $6,917,500 11/13/92
185 103 Lust, Caution Focus $86,122 1 $86,100 $6,198,900 9/28/07
186 104 Raising Arizona Fox $85,919 1 $85,900 $54,168,000 3/13/87
187 105 Under the Volcano Uni. $85,527 1 $85,500 $7,054,000 6/15/84
188 114 1984 Gold. $82,484 1 $82,500 $22,020,900 12/14/84
189 115 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $81,978 1 $82,000 $2,678,500 8/24/12
190 123 A Handful of Dust NL $80,002 1 $80,000 $3,520,100 6/24/88
191 132 Brazil Uni. $78,597 1 $78,600 $24,819,200 12/20/85
192 142 The Official Story ALM $76,839 1 $76,800 $76,800 11/08/85
193 146 Gothic Vest $76,012 1 $76,000 $2,172,100 4/10/87
194 149 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $75,696 1 $75,700 $3,615,700 4/16/93
195 168 Eleni WB $72,789 1 $72,800 $796,700 11/01/85
196 179 The Whistle Blower Hemd $71,208 1 $71,200 $3,556,300 7/10/87
197 180 She's Gotta Have It Isld $71,144 1 $71,100 $17,834,100 8/08/86
198 187 Down with Love Fox $69,224 1 $69,200 $31,215,600 5/09/03
199 192 Too Beautiful For You OrionC $68,392 1 $68,400 $3,893,100 3/02/90
200 200 Country BV $67,436 1 $67,400 $26,596,100 9/28/84

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