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1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersWeekend Gross*Total Gross^Date**
1 115 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $17,300 629 $10,881,772 $47,566,524 11/20/09
2 2 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour BV $45,561 683 $31,117,834 $65,281,781 2/01/08
3 181 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour BV $14,987 687 $10,295,922 $65,281,781 2/08/08
4 31 Paranormal Activity Par. $25,813 760 $19,617,650 $107,918,810 10/16/09
5 182 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $14,971 785 $11,752,913 $123,922,370 1/15/88
6 15 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Fox $31,607 837 $26,455,463 $128,505,958 11/03/06
7 142 Dreamgirls P/DW $16,549 852 $14,100,050 $103,365,956 12/29/06
8 23 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions $27,558 868 $23,920,637 $119,194,771 6/25/04
9 49 Return of the Jedi Fox $22,973 1,002 $23,019,618 $252,583,617 5/27/83
10 119 Return of the Jedi Fox $17,195 1,002 $17,229,694 $252,583,617 6/03/83
11 28 The Blair Witch Project Art. $26,528 1,101 $29,207,381 $140,539,099 7/30/99
12 126 Aladdin BV $17,054 1,131 $19,289,073 $217,350,219 11/27/92
13 143 Home Alone Fox $16,345 1,284 $20,987,761 $285,761,243 11/23/90
14 173 Rocky IV UA $15,087 1,325 $19,991,537 $127,873,716 11/29/85
15 191 Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman Lions $14,770 1,483 $21,905,089 $50,633,099 2/25/05
16 165 Forrest Gump Par. $15,329 1,595 $24,450,602 $329,694,499 7/08/94
17 180 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $15,019 1,687 $25,337,110 $179,870,271 5/25/84
18 184 Back to the Future Part II Uni. $14,925 1,865 $27,835,125 $118,450,002 11/24/89
19 135 Think Like a Man SGem $16,693 2,015 $33,636,303 $91,547,205 4/20/12
20 187 The Best Man Holiday Uni. $14,875 2,024 $30,107,555 $70,525,195 11/15/13
21 74 Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail LGF $20,192 2,032 $41,030,947 $90,508,336 2/20/09
22 124 Star Wars (Special Edition) Fox $17,065 2,104 $35,906,661 $138,257,865 1/31/97
23 92 Batman WB $18,454 2,194 $40,489,746 $251,188,924 6/23/89
24 192 The Devil Inside Par. $14,763 2,285 $33,732,515 $53,261,944 1/06/12
25 82 Jurassic Park Uni. $19,561 2,404 $47,026,828 $357,067,947 6/11/93
26 128 Twister WB $17,008 2,414 $41,059,405 $241,721,524 5/10/96
27 157 Jurassic Park Uni. $15,780 2,437 $38,455,860 $357,067,947 6/18/93
28 67 8 Mile Uni. $20,745 2,470 $51,240,555 $116,750,901 11/08/02
29 150 The Lion King BV $16,022 2,552 $40,888,194 $312,855,561 6/24/94
30 168 The Fast and the Furious Uni. $15,254 2,628 $40,089,015 $144,533,925 6/22/01
31 116 Batman Returns WB $17,279 2,644 $45,687,711 $162,831,698 6/19/92
32 161 Ride Along Uni. $15,590 2,663 $41,516,170 $134,202,565 1/17/14
33 189 The Waterboy BV $14,795 2,664 $39,414,071 $161,491,646 11/06/98
34 91 Batman Forever WB $18,572 2,842 $52,784,433 $184,031,112 6/16/95
35 113 Independence Day Fox $17,428 2,882 $50,228,264 $306,169,268 7/05/96
36 200 Batman and Robin WB $14,612 2,934 $42,872,605 $107,325,195 6/20/97
37 57 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $21,825 2,970 $64,820,970 $431,088,295 5/21/99
38 175 Mission: Impossible Par. $15,085 3,012 $45,436,830 $180,981,856 5/24/96
39 131 Men in Black Sony $16,910 3,020 $51,068,455 $250,690,539 7/04/97
40 129 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $17,002 3,023 $51,399,863 $431,088,295 5/28/99
41 102 X-Men Fox $18,007 3,025 $54,471,475 $157,299,717 7/14/00
42 24 The Passion of the Christ NM $27,554 3,043 $83,848,082 $370,274,604 2/27/04
43 194 American Pie 2 Uni. $14,729 3,063 $45,117,985 $145,103,595 8/10/01
44 144 Jackass 3-D Par. $16,343 3,081 $50,353,641 $117,229,692 10/15/10
45 51 300 WB $22,844 3,103 $70,885,301 $210,614,939 3/09/07
46 59 Rush Hour 2 NL $21,619 3,118 $67,408,222 $226,164,286 8/03/01
47 109 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Uni. $17,615 3,127 $55,082,330 $260,044,825 11/17/00
48 136 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Uni. $16,630 3,134 $52,118,445 $260,044,825 11/24/00
49 34 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $25,317 3,161 $80,027,814 $302,191,252 5/17/02
50 170 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $15,147 3,161 $47,880,532 $302,191,252 5/24/02
51 139 The Bourne Supremacy Uni. $16,594 3,165 $52,521,865 $176,241,941 7/23/04
52 134 The Passion of the Christ NM $16,797 3,170 $53,246,801 $370,274,604 3/05/04
53 172 The Fault in our Stars Fox $15,128 3,173 $48,002,523 $124,872,350 6/06/14
54 149 Wanted Uni. $16,040 3,175 $50,927,085 $134,508,551 6/27/08
55 95 Pearl Harbor BV $18,381 3,214 $59,078,912 $198,542,554 5/25/01
56 105 Hannibal MGM $17,957 3,230 $58,003,121 $165,092,268 2/09/01
57 108 Toy Story 2 BV $17,734 3,236 $57,388,839 $245,852,179 11/26/99
58 85 Monsters, Inc. BV $19,331 3,237 $62,577,067 $255,873,250 11/02/01
59 133 Ted Uni. $16,800 3,239 $54,415,205 $218,815,487 6/29/12
60 93 Signs BV $18,418 3,264 $60,117,080 $227,966,634 8/02/02
61 183 Neighbors Uni. $14,954 3,279 $49,033,915 $150,086,800 5/09/14
62 55 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Uni. $21,985 3,281 $72,132,785 $229,086,679 5/23/97
63 114 Sex and the City WB (NL) $17,363 3,285 $57,038,404 $152,647,258 5/30/08
64 117 22 Jump Street Sony $17,263 3,306 $57,071,445 $191,059,924 6/13/14
65 140 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me NL $16,581 3,312 $54,917,604 $206,040,086 6/11/99
66 153 Paranormal Activity 3 Par. $15,829 3,321 $52,568,183 $104,028,807 10/21/11
67 65 Finding Nemo BV $20,821 3,374 $70,251,710 $339,714,978 5/30/03
68 178 Prometheus Fox $15,032 3,396 $51,050,101 $126,477,084 6/08/12
69 76 The Mummy Returns Uni. $20,035 3,401 $68,139,035 $202,019,785 5/04/01
70 86 2012 Sony $19,165 3,404 $65,237,614 $166,112,167 11/13/09
71 188 2 Fast 2 Furious Uni. $14,810 3,408 $50,472,480 $127,154,901 6/06/03
72 71 Twilight Sum. $20,368 3,419 $69,637,740 $192,769,854 11/21/08
73 167 I, Robot Fox $15,257 3,420 $52,179,887 $144,801,023 7/16/04
74 196 Avatar Fox $14,701 3,422 $50,306,217 $749,766,139 1/08/10
75 195 Mr. & Mrs. Smith Fox $14,702 3,424 $50,342,878 $186,336,279 6/10/05
76 75 The Day After Tomorrow Fox $20,071 3,425 $68,743,584 $186,740,799 5/28/04
77 190 Jurassic Park III Uni. $14,784 3,434 $50,771,645 $181,171,875 7/20/01
78 158 Scooby-Doo WB $15,710 3,447 $54,155,312 $153,294,164 6/14/02
79 81 Quantum of Solace Sony $19,568 3,451 $67,528,882 $168,368,427 11/14/08
80 54 Avatar Fox $22,313 3,452 $77,025,481 $749,766,139 12/18/09
81 56 Avatar Fox $21,880 3,456 $75,617,183 $749,766,139 12/25/09
82 70 Fast and Furious Uni. $20,500 3,461 $70,950,500 $155,064,265 4/03/09
83 77 Avatar Fox $19,789 3,461 $68,490,688 $749,766,139 1/01/10
84 146 Despicable Me Uni. $16,225 3,476 $56,397,125 $251,513,985 7/09/10
85 84 Bruce Almighty Uni. $19,510 3,483 $67,953,330 $242,829,261 5/23/03
86 80 Planet of the Apes (2001) Fox $19,580 3,500 $68,532,960 $180,011,740 7/27/01
87 35 Skyfall Sony $25,211 3,505 $88,364,714 $304,360,277 11/09/12
88 154 The Incredible Hulk Uni. $15,810 3,505 $55,414,050 $134,806,913 6/13/08
89 198 Men in Black II Sony $14,660 3,557 $52,148,751 $190,418,803 7/05/02
90 160 Gravity WB $15,604 3,575 $55,785,112 $274,092,705 10/04/13
91 162 Fantastic Four Fox $15,563 3,602 $56,061,504 $154,696,080 7/08/05
92 33 The Matrix Reloaded WB $25,471 3,603 $91,774,413 $281,576,461 5/16/03
93 60 I Am Legend WB $21,411 3,606 $77,211,321 $256,393,010 12/14/07
94 94 World War Z Par. $18,412 3,607 $66,411,834 $202,359,711 6/21/13
95 166 Watchmen WB $15,291 3,611 $55,214,334 $107,509,799 3/06/09
96 72 Austin Powers in Goldmember NL $20,224 3,613 $73,071,188 $213,307,889 7/26/02
97 14 Spider-Man Sony $31,768 3,615 $114,844,116 $403,706,375 5/03/02
98 42 The Hangover Part II WB $23,775 3,615 $85,946,294 $254,464,305 5/27/11
99 78 Spider-Man Sony $19,755 3,615 $71,417,527 $403,706,375 5/10/02
100 99 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe BV $18,129 3,616 $65,556,312 $291,710,957 12/09/05
101 122 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $17,119 3,622 $62,007,528 $339,789,881 12/20/02
102 120 Sherlock Holmes WB $17,183 3,626 $62,304,277 $209,028,679 12/25/09
103 171 X-Men: First Class Fox $15,134 3,641 $55,101,604 $146,408,305 6/03/11
104 44 Fast Five Uni. $23,655 3,644 $86,198,765 $209,837,675 4/29/11
105 179 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Fox $15,024 3,648 $54,806,191 $176,760,185 8/05/11
106 152 Mission: Impossible II Par. $15,835 3,653 $57,845,297 $215,409,889 5/26/00
107 26 Fast & Furious 6 Uni. $26,620 3,658 $97,375,245 $238,679,850 5/24/13
108 87 The Bourne Ultimatum Uni. $18,929 3,660 $69,283,690 $227,471,070 8/03/07
109 130 Hulk Uni. $16,974 3,660 $62,128,420 $132,177,234 6/20/03
110 18 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $29,619 3,661 $108,435,841 $380,270,577 5/20/05
111 169 The Karate Kid Sony $15,197 3,663 $55,665,805 $176,591,618 6/11/10
112 177 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $15,071 3,663 $55,205,972 $380,270,577 5/27/05
113 164 Valentine's Day WB $15,351 3,665 $56,260,707 $110,485,654 2/12/10
114 36 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB $24,590 3,672 $90,294,621 $317,575,550 11/16/01
115 159 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB $15,655 3,672 $57,487,755 $317,575,550 11/23/01
116 40 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB $23,997 3,682 $88,357,488 $261,988,482 11/15/02
117 21 X-Men: The Last Stand Fox $27,845 3,690 $102,750,665 $234,362,462 5/26/06
118 79 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $19,613 3,703 $72,629,713 $377,027,325 12/19/03
119 112 Captain America: The First Avenger Par. $17,512 3,715 $65,058,524 $176,654,505 7/22/11
120 16 Alice in Wonderland (2010) BV $31,143 3,728 $116,101,023 $334,191,110 3/05/10
121 132 Alice in Wonderland (2010) BV $16,822 3,728 $62,714,076 $334,191,110 3/12/10
122 90 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Uni. $18,830 3,729 $70,217,070 $214,030,500 3/02/12
123 68 The Da Vinci Code Sony $20,635 3,735 $77,073,388 $217,536,138 5/19/06
124 50 X2: X-Men United Fox $22,870 3,741 $85,558,731 $214,949,694 5/02/03
125 101 Frozen BV $18,009 3,742 $67,391,326 $400,738,009 11/29/13
126 100 Up BV $18,085 3,766 $68,108,790 $293,004,164 5/29/09
127 185 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory WB $14,901 3,770 $56,178,450 $206,459,076 7/15/05
128 186 Snow White and the Huntsman Uni. $14,900 3,773 $56,217,700 $155,332,381 6/01/12
129 97 The LEGO Movie WB $18,291 3,775 $69,050,279 $257,760,692 2/07/14
130 147 Clash of the Titans (2010) WB $16,213 3,777 $61,235,105 $163,214,888 4/02/10
131 141 Inception WB $16,557 3,792 $62,785,337 $292,576,195 7/16/10
132 53 Thor: The Dark World BV $22,322 3,841 $85,737,841 $206,362,140 11/08/13
133 125 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Par. $17,055 3,845 $65,575,105 $189,740,446 8/08/14
134 83 Star Trek Par. $19,539 3,849 $75,204,289 $257,730,019 5/08/09
135 37 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban WB $24,302 3,855 $93,687,367 $249,541,069 6/04/04
136 27 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire WB $26,616 3,858 $102,685,961 $290,013,036 11/18/05
137 98 Star Trek Into Darkness Par. $18,140 3,868 $70,165,559 $228,778,661 5/17/13
138 89 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $18,869 3,903 $73,645,197 $258,366,855 12/13/13
139 138 War of the Worlds Par. $16,601 3,908 $64,878,725 $234,280,354 7/01/05
140 73 Oz The Great and Powerful BV $20,223 3,912 $79,110,453 $234,911,825 3/08/13
141 88 The Simpsons Movie Fox $18,877 3,922 $74,036,787 $183,135,014 7/27/07
142 106 The Incredibles BV $17,917 3,933 $70,467,623 $261,441,092 11/05/04
143 38 Captain America: The Winter Soldier BV $24,130 3,938 $95,023,721 $259,766,572 4/04/14
144 110 Maleficent BV $17,586 3,948 $69,431,298 $241,011,969 5/30/14
145 46 Godzilla (2014) WB $23,580 3,952 $93,188,384 $200,676,069 5/16/14
146 137 Thor Par. $16,618 3,955 $65,723,338 $181,030,624 5/06/11
147 197 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Fox $14,663 3,959 $58,051,684 $131,921,738 6/15/07
148 121 Ice Age: The Meltdown Fox $17,162 3,964 $68,033,544 $195,330,621 3/31/06
149 156 Hancock Sony $15,789 3,965 $62,603,879 $227,946,274 7/04/08
150 96 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Fox $18,304 3,967 $72,611,427 $208,303,743 7/11/14
151 174 Cars BV $15,086 3,985 $60,119,509 $244,082,982 6/09/06
152 155 WALL-E BV $15,803 3,992 $63,087,526 $223,808,164 6/27/08
153 52 X-Men: Days of Future Past Fox $22,729 3,996 $90,823,660 $233,921,534 5/23/14
154 64 Despicable Me 2 Uni. $20,895 3,997 $83,517,315 $368,061,265 7/05/13
155 69 Monsters University BV $20,587 4,004 $82,429,469 $268,492,764 6/21/13
156 111 Transformers P/DW $17,577 4,011 $70,502,384 $319,246,193 7/06/07
157 10 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sum. $35,497 4,024 $142,839,137 $296,623,634 11/20/09
158 25 Toy Story 3 BV $27,385 4,028 $110,307,189 $415,004,880 6/18/10
159 193 Toy Story 3 BV $14,731 4,028 $59,337,669 $415,004,880 6/25/10
160 63 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $20,919 4,045 $84,617,303 $303,003,568 12/14/12
161 163 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $15,559 4,056 $63,106,589 $180,010,950 11/07/08
162 12 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $34,012 4,061 $138,122,261 $281,287,133 11/18/11
163 11 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S $34,660 4,070 $141,067,634 $292,324,737 11/16/12
164 48 Guardians of the Galaxy BV $23,118 4,080 $94,320,883 $328,095,589 8/01/14
165 41 Transformers: Dark of the Moon P/DW $23,937 4,088 $97,852,865 $352,390,543 7/01/11
166 66 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox $20,751 4,099 $85,058,003 $179,883,157 5/01/09
167 39 Iron Man Par. $24,024 4,105 $98,618,668 $318,412,101 5/02/08
168 199 Kung Fu Panda P/DW $14,642 4,114 $60,239,130 $215,434,591 6/06/08
169 148 Cars 2 BV $16,072 4,115 $66,135,507 $191,452,396 6/24/11
170 19 Shrek the Third P/DW $29,507 4,122 $121,629,270 $322,719,944 5/18/07
171 17 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 WB $30,307 4,125 $125,017,372 $295,983,305 11/19/10
172 13 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest BV $32,817 4,133 $135,634,554 $423,315,812 7/07/06
173 176 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest BV $15,084 4,133 $62,345,264 $423,315,812 7/14/06
174 6 The Hunger Games LGF $36,871 4,137 $152,535,747 $408,010,692 3/23/12
175 61 Spider-Man 2 Sony $21,232 4,152 $88,156,227 $373,585,825 7/02/04
176 58 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides BV $21,697 4,155 $90,151,958 $241,071,802 5/20/11
177 5 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire LGF $37,971 4,163 $158,074,286 $424,668,047 11/22/13
178 30 Shrek 2 DW $25,951 4,163 $108,037,878 $441,226,247 5/21/04
179 107 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire LGF $17,819 4,163 $74,179,601 $424,668,047 11/29/13
180 151 Brave BV $15,928 4,164 $66,323,594 $237,283,207 6/22/12
181 22 Man of Steel WB $27,720 4,207 $116,619,362 $291,045,518 6/14/13
182 123 Shrek 2 DW $17,089 4,223 $72,170,363 $441,226,247 5/28/04
183 45 Transformers: Age of Extinction Par. $23,633 4,233 $100,038,390 $245,439,076 6/27/14
184 32 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen P/DW $25,736 4,234 $108,966,307 $402,111,870 6/26/09
185 9 Spider-Man 3 Sony $35,540 4,252 $151,116,516 $336,530,303 5/04/07
186 3 Iron Man 3 BV $40,946 4,253 $174,144,585 $409,013,994 5/03/13
187 127 Iron Man 3 BV $17,053 4,253 $72,525,615 $409,013,994 5/10/13
188 47 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $23,507 4,260 $100,137,835 $317,101,119 5/23/08
189 104 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix WB $17,994 4,285 $77,108,414 $292,004,738 7/13/07
190 62 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Sony $21,186 4,324 $91,608,337 $202,853,933 5/02/14
191 103 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince WB $17,997 4,325 $77,835,727 $301,959,197 7/17/09
192 1 Marvel's The Avengers BV $47,698 4,349 $207,438,708 $623,357,910 5/04/12
193 43 Marvel's The Avengers BV $23,696 4,349 $103,052,274 $623,357,910 5/11/12
194 145 Shrek Forever After P/DW $16,251 4,359 $70,838,207 $238,736,787 5/21/10
195 29 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End BV $26,302 4,362 $114,732,820 $309,420,425 5/25/07
196 8 The Dark Knight WB $36,283 4,366 $158,411,483 $533,345,358 7/18/08
197 118 The Dark Knight WB $17,216 4,366 $75,166,466 $533,345,358 7/25/08
198 4 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 WB $38,672 4,375 $169,189,427 $381,011,219 7/15/11
199 20 Iron Man 2 Par. $29,252 4,380 $128,122,480 $312,433,331 5/07/10
200 7 The Dark Knight Rises WB $36,532 4,404 $160,887,295 $448,139,099 7/20/12

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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