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BIGGEST WEEKENDS
Aggregated Top 12 Weekend Totals, 1982-Present



Rows #1–142

RowRankWeekend Date / Wknd # Top 12 GrossTheaters / Avg.New
Movies
#1 MovieGross% of Total
1 1,586 Jan. 8–10, 1982 2 $22,962,468 10,132 $2,266 0 Sharky's Machine $2,850,839 12.4%
2 1,613 Jan. 15–17, 1982 3 $20,404,432 8,468 $2,410 0 Absence of Malice $3,290,111 16.1%
3 1,559 Jan. 23–25, 1987 4 $24,717,341 11,960 $2,067 0 Critical Condition $3,335,808 13.5%
4 1,592 Jan. 20–22, 1984 3 $22,529,945 9,052 $2,489 1 Terms of Endearment $3,466,172 15.4%
5 1,571 Jan. 27–29, 1984 4 $23,739,434 8,501 $2,793 2 Silkwood $3,547,122 14.9%
6 1,637 Jan. 22–24, 1982 4 $17,760,226 7,178 $2,474 0 On Golden Pond $3,853,902 21.7%
7 1,505 Jan. 24–26, 1986 4 $29,217,347 12,132 $2,408 1 The Color Purple $4,412,456 15.1%
8 1,470 Jan. 9–11, 1987 2 $31,777,473 13,305 $2,388 1 The Golden Child $4,526,427 14.2%
9 1,625 Jan. 29–31, 1982 5 $19,535,600 6,331 $3,086 1 On Golden Pond $5,008,290 25.6%
10 1,403 Jan. 10–12, 1986 2 $35,160,331 12,104 $2,905 1 Out of Africa $5,137,370 14.6%
11 1,484 Jan. 13–15, 1984 2 $30,942,890 10,123 $3,057 2 Terms of Endearment $5,211,394 16.8%
12 1,147 Jan. 24–26, 1997 4 $49,767,684 20,470 $2,431 2 Jerry Maguire $5,518,727 11.1%
13 1,401 Jan. 26–28, 1990 4 $35,326,231 15,029 $2,351 0 Driving Miss Daisy $5,705,721 16.2%
14 1,377 Jan. 16–18, 1987 3 $36,363,697 11,961 $3,040 3 Critical Condition $5,715,701 15.7%
15 1,404 Jan. 31–Feb. 2, 1986 5 $35,107,721 11,474 $3,060 5 Down and Out in Beverly Hills $5,726,495 16.3%
16 1,228 Jan. 28–30, 2000 4 $45,688,363 21,357 $2,139 1 Eye of the Beholder $5,959,447 13.0%
17 1,275 Jan. 17–19, 1986 3 $42,130,335 12,564 $3,353 2 Iron Eagle $6,104,754 14.5%
18 1,291 Jan. 19–21, 1990 3 $40,905,545 14,397 $2,841 1 Born on the Fourth of July $6,228,360 15.2%
19 1,447 Jan. 6–8, 1984 1 $33,328,220 10,528 $3,166 0 Terms of Endearment $6,234,421 18.7%
20 1,349 Jan. 27–29, 1995 4 $37,862,122 17,327 $2,185 2 Legends of the Fall $6,309,990 16.7%
21 1,293 Jan. 29–31, 1993 5 $40,840,278 17,402 $2,347 3 Aladdin $6,319,917 15.5%
22 1,595 Jan. 18–20, 1985 3 $22,252,029 9,957 $2,235 1 Beverly Hills Cop $6,475,055 29.1%
23 1,238 Jan. 2–4, 1987 1 $45,207,634 14,935 $3,027 1 The Golden Child $6,644,850 14.7%
24 1,295 Jan. 27–29, 1989 4 $40,756,819 13,545 $3,009 2 Rain Man $6,829,705 16.8%
25 1,396 Jan. 20–22, 1989 3 $35,697,697 13,832 $2,581 0 Rain Man $7,003,147 19.6%
26 1,246 Jan. 3–5, 1986 1 $44,542,899 13,437 $3,315 1 Rocky IV $7,147,074 16.0%
27 1,257 Jan. 25–27, 1991 4 $43,468,414 14,909 $2,916 0 Home Alone $7,268,334 16.7%
28 1,539 Jan. 28–30, 1983 4 $26,197,770 8,408 $3,116 0 Tootsie $7,325,537 28.0%
29 1,175 Jan. 22–24, 1993 4 $48,480,724 17,705 $2,738 1 Aladdin $7,438,690 15.3%
30 1,050 Jan. 10–12, 1992 2 $56,901,962 17,197 $3,309 2 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle $7,675,016 13.5%
31 1,221 Jan. 28–30, 1994 4 $46,055,129 17,402 $2,647 1 Mrs. Doubtfire $7,742,001 16.8%
32 1,251 Jan. 24–26, 1992 4 $43,802,241 17,039 $2,571 0 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle $8,007,691 18.3%
33 1,031 Jan. 21–23, 2000 3 $58,563,876 23,726 $2,468 1 Next Friday $8,009,943 13.7%
34 1,151 Jan. 12–14, 1990 2 $49,518,465 14,255 $3,474 2 Born on the Fourth of July $8,028,075 16.2%
35 1,347 Jan. 8–10, 1988 2 $37,887,281 14,398 $2,631 0 Three Men and a Baby $8,103,282 21.4%
36 1,201 Jan. 31–Feb. 2, 1992 5 $47,107,284 17,387 $2,709 1 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle $8,120,455 17.2%
37 1,549 Jan. 25–27, 1985 4 $25,584,982 8,239 $3,105 3 Beverly Hills Cop $8,216,877 32.1%
38 1,478 Jan. 29–31, 1988 5 $31,331,333 13,095 $2,393 0 Good Morning, Vietnam $8,260,432 26.4%
39 1,239 Jan. 26–28, 1996 4 $45,200,586 17,272 $2,617 2 Mr. Holland's Opus $8,297,082 18.4%
40 1,433 Jan. 30–Feb. 1, 1987 5 $34,063,417 11,045 $3,084 3 Platoon $8,352,394 24.5%
41 1,496 Jan. 21–23, 1983 3 $29,991,434 8,566 $3,501 0 Tootsie $8,407,104 28.0%
42 1,049 Jan. 21–23, 1994 3 $57,069,669 17,737 $3,218 1 Philadelphia $8,830,605 15.5%
43 1,141 Jan. 20–22, 1995 3 $50,254,693 18,915 $2,657 1 Legends of the Fall $9,006,330 17.9%
44 1,117 Jan. 8–10, 1993 2 $51,765,217 18,246 $2,837 1 A Few Good Men $9,012,668 17.4%
45 936 Jan. 10–12, 1997 2 $67,524,681 21,163 $3,191 3 The Relic $9,064,143 13.4%
46 1,095 Jan. 6–8, 1995 1 $52,979,696 19,573 $2,707 1 Dumb and Dumber $9,177,151 17.3%
47 1,213 Jan. 6–8, 1989 1 $46,639,539 16,362 $2,850 0 Rain Man $9,245,626 19.8%
48 1,455 Jan. 14–16, 1983 2 $32,787,544 9,712 $3,376 0 Tootsie $9,487,210 28.9%
49 1,459 Jan. 11–13, 1985 2 $32,484,554 11,540 $2,815 1 Beverly Hills Cop $9,616,239 29.6%
50 1,040 Jan. 11–13, 1991 2 $57,811,255 17,734 $3,260 2 Home Alone $9,813,012 17.0%
51 878 Jan. 12–14, 1996 2 $71,848,997 19,643 $3,658 4 12 Monkeys $9,974,510 13.9%
52 1,123 Jan. 13–15, 1989 2 $51,357,361 14,247 $3,605 2 Rain Man $10,111,504 19.7%
53 1,008 Jan. 19–21, 1996 3 $60,749,925 18,246 $3,329 1 From Dusk Till Dawn $10,240,805 16.9%
54 1,277 Jan. 7–9, 1983 1 $41,814,996 10,809 $3,869 0 Tootsie $10,553,448 25.2%
55 988 Jan. 22–24, 1999 4 $62,855,580 22,352 $2,812 0 Varsity Blues $10,574,508 16.8%
56 1,307 Jan. 22–24, 1988 4 $40,386,710 13,594 $2,971 1 Good Morning, Vietnam $10,806,276 26.8%
57 1,099 Jan. 5–7, 1990 1 $52,729,107 16,222 $3,250 0 Born on the Fourth of July $11,023,650 20.9%
58 753 Jan. 7–9, 2000 1 $81,141,111 26,611 $3,049 0 Stuart Little $11,214,503 13.8%
59 832 Jan. 3–5, 1992 1 $74,750,630 19,964 $3,744 0 Hook $11,472,860 15.3%
60 1,278 Jan. 4–6, 1985 1 $41,761,243 13,030 $3,205 0 Beverly Hills Cop $11,515,665 27.6%
61 1,039 Jan. 7–9, 1994 1 $57,838,006 17,026 $3,397 1 Mrs. Doubtfire $11,536,024 19.9%
62 1,116 Jan. 15–17, 1988 3 $51,766,511 13,701 $3,778 3 Good Morning, Vietnam $11,752,913 22.7%
63 765 Jan. 24–26, 2003 4 $79,994,122 25,109 $3,186 1 Darkness Falls $12,024,917 15.0%
64 892 Jan. 31–Feb. 2, 2014 5 $70,862,014 30,705 $2,308 2 Ride Along $12,035,720 17.0%
65 820 Jan. 3–5, 1997 1 $75,223,511 22,421 $3,355 0 Michael $12,144,926 16.1%
66 879 Jan. 19–21, 2007 3 $71,664,321 25,105 $2,855 1 Stomp the Yard $12,287,352 17.1%
67 961 Jan. 4–6, 1991 1 $64,920,569 17,065 $3,804 0 Home Alone $12,626,851 19.4%
68 1,009 Jan. 1–3, 1988 1 $60,644,978 15,199 $3,990 0 Three Men and a Baby $13,123,622 21.6%
69 844 Jan. 26–28, 2001 4 $73,979,521 24,648 $3,001 2 Wedding Planner $13,510,293 18.3%
70 498 Jan. 13–15, 2006 2 $101,977,645 27,197 $3,750 4 Glory Road $13,594,734 13.3%
71 940 Jan. 5–7, 1996 1 $67,392,023 21,313 $3,162 0 12 Monkeys $13,842,990 20.5%
72 620 Jan. 9–11, 2004 2 $91,011,472 28,935 $3,145 2 Return of the King $14,209,098 15.6%
73 709 Jan. 14–16, 2000 2 $83,152,217 24,157 $3,442 2 Next Friday $14,465,156 17.4%
74 530 Jan. 7–9, 2011 1 $98,592,326 30,371 $3,246 1 True Grit $14,605,135 14.8%
75 606 Jan. 28–30, 2011 4 $92,403,781 30,721 $3,008 2 The Rite $14,789,393 16.0%
76 811 Jan. 8–10, 1999 2 $76,034,686 25,120 $3,027 0 A Civil Action $15,163,484 19.9%
77 623 Jan. 19–21, 2001 3 $90,440,212 24,038 $3,762 1 Save the Last Dance $15,366,047 17.0%
78 775 Jan. 1–3, 1993 1 $79,370,977 20,136 $3,942 0 Aladdin $15,642,073 19.7%
79 1,059 Jan. 29–31, 1999 5 $56,053,713 22,600 $2,480 1 She's All That $16,065,430 28.7%
80 853 Jan. 30–Feb. 1, 2004 5 $73,408,189 25,677 $2,859 2 You Got Served $16,123,105 22.0%
81 639 Jan. 11–13, 2002 2 $89,460,714 25,175 $3,554 1 Fellowship of the Ring $16,201,260 18.1%
82 588 Jan. 31–Feb. 2, 2003 5 $93,650,385 25,717 $3,642 3 The Recruit $16,302,063 17.4%
83 522 Jan. 17–19, 2003 3 $99,185,405 25,477 $3,893 3 Kangaroo Jack $16,580,209 16.7%
84 416 Jan. 25–27, 2002 4 $110,201,573 26,302 $4,190 4 Black Hawk Down $17,012,268 15.4%
85 723 Jan. 23–25, 2004 4 $82,461,857 26,933 $3,062 2 The Butterfly Effect $17,065,227 20.7%
86 656 Jan. 10–12, 2003 2 $88,123,624 23,643 $3,727 1 Just Married $17,548,993 19.9%
87 367 Jan. 25–27, 2008 4 $117,653,347 29,020 $4,054 4 Meet the Spartans $18,505,530 15.7%
88 716 Jan. 21–23, 2005 3 $82,964,899 26,220 $3,164 2 Are We There Yet? $18,575,214 22.4%
89 644 Jan. 26–28, 2007 4 $89,179,370 26,685 $3,342 3 Epic Movie $18,612,544 20.9%
90 494 Jan. 1–3, 1999 1 $102,118,065 27,039 $3,777 0 Patch Adams $19,050,675 18.7%
91 448 Jan. 11–13, 2008 2 $106,301,088 28,267 $3,761 2 The Bucket List $19,392,416 18.2%
92 453 Jan. 6–8, 2006 1 $105,915,970 26,581 $3,985 1 Hostel $19,556,099 18.5%
93 287 Jan. 3–5, 2014 1 $127,734,022 33,678 $3,793 1 Frozen $19,575,525 15.3%
94 647 Jan. 21–23, 2011 3 $88,824,457 31,045 $2,861 1 No Strings Attached $19,652,921 22.1%
95 535 Jan. 27–29, 2012 4 $98,095,575 28,989 $3,384 3 The Grey $19,665,101 20.0%
96 650 Jan. 25–27, 2013 4 $88,452,202 28,875 $3,063 3 Hansel and Gretel $19,690,956 22.3%
97 339 Jan. 4–6, 2008 1 $121,205,908 28,618 $4,235 1 National Treasure: Book of Secrets $20,062,684 16.6%
98 542 Jan. 24–26, 2014 4 $97,907,554 29,963 $3,268 1 Ride Along $21,299,495 21.8%
99 276 Jan. 23–25, 2009 4 $129,456,971 28,378 $4,562 2 Paul Blart: Mall Cop $21,623,182 16.7%
100 234 Jan. 2–4, 2015 1 $134,233,600 30,460 $4,407 1 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $21,732,090 16.2%
101 315 Jan. 4–6, 2013 1 $124,070,304 30,647 $4,048 1 Texas Chainsaw 3D $21,744,470 17.5%
102 553 Jan. 12–14, 2007 2 $97,334,925 27,294 $3,566 3 Stomp the Yard $21,833,312 22.4%
103 463 Jan. 28–30, 2005 4 $104,449,103 28,579 $3,655 2 Hide and Seek $21,959,233 21.0%
104 464 Jan. 5–7, 2001 1 $104,440,973 26,531 $3,937 0 Cast Away $22,220,725 21.3%
105 460 Jan. 4–6, 2002 1 $104,638,535 27,401 $3,819 0 Fellowship of the Ring $23,006,447 22.0%
106 867 Jan. 12–14, 2001 2 $72,561,994 12,239 $5,929 1 Save the Last Dance $23,444,930 32.3%
107 462 Jan. 5–7, 2007 1 $104,491,987 27,993 $3,733 3 Night at the Museum $23,743,960 22.7%
108 362 Jan. 14–16, 2005 2 $117,791,185 27,473 $4,288 3 Coach Carter $24,182,961 20.5%
109 261 Jan. 2–4, 2009 1 $131,151,203 30,091 $4,358 0 Marley and Me $24,263,763 18.5%
110 385 Jan. 13–15, 2012 2 $115,121,228 31,438 $3,662 3 Contraband $24,349,815 21.2%
111 334 Jan. 11–13, 2013 2 $121,379,629 30,631 $3,963 2 Zero Dark Thirty $24,438,936 20.1%
112 482 Jan. 30–Feb. 1, 2009 5 $103,002,446 29,596 $3,480 3 Taken $24,717,037 24.0%
113 429 Jan. 3–5, 2003 1 $108,770,244 26,539 $4,099 0 Two Towers $25,017,279 23.0%
114 796 Jan. 23–25, 1998 4 $77,705,258 23,272 $3,339 2 Titanic $25,238,720 32.5%
115 422 Jan. 20–22, 2012 3 $109,729,345 29,401 $3,732 3 Underworld Awakening $25,306,725 23.1%
116 739 Jan. 30–Feb. 1, 1998 5 $82,064,444 23,297 $3,523 3 Titanic $25,907,172 31.6%
117 586 Jan. 20–22, 2006 3 $94,112,272 26,180 $3,595 2 Underworld: Evolution $26,857,181 28.5%
118 577 Jan. 16–18, 2004 3 $95,097,742 27,495 $3,459 2 Along Came Polly $27,721,185 29.2%
119 518 Jan. 27–29, 2006 4 $100,149,964 25,969 $3,857 3 Big Momma's House 2 $27,736,056 27.7%
120 348 Jan. 2–4, 2004 1 $120,162,055 27,368 $4,391 0 Return of the King $28,180,378 23.5%
121 369 Jan. 18–20, 2013 3 $117,466,079 30,841 $3,809 3 Mama $28,402,310 24.2%
122 547 Jan. 7–9, 2005 1 $97,716,367 25,965 $3,763 1 Meet the Fockers $28,498,160 29.2%
123 457 Jan. 18–20, 2002 3 $105,181,123 26,629 $3,950 1 Black Hawk Down $28,611,736 27.2%
124 687 Jan. 9–11, 1998 2 $85,868,551 22,937 $3,744 1 Titanic $28,716,310 33.4%
125 285 Jan. 9–11, 2009 2 $128,165,308 29,367 $4,364 3 Gran Torino $29,484,388 23.0%
126 700 Jan. 30–Feb. 1, 2015 5 $84,559,154 30,574 $2,766 3 American Sniper $30,660,528 36.3%
127 421 Jan. 29–31, 2010 5 $109,793,205 30,183 $3,638 2 Avatar $31,280,029 28.5%
128 78 Jan. 16–18, 2009 3 $164,759,271 29,311 $5,621 4 Paul Blart: Mall Cop $31,832,636 19.3%
129 439 Jan. 2–4, 1998 1 $107,087,904 24,127 $4,439 0 Titanic $33,315,278 31.1%
130 383 Jan. 14–16, 2011 2 $115,490,090 31,102 $3,713 2 The Green Hornet $33,526,876 29.0%
131 302 Jan. 6–8, 2012 1 $126,158,846 30,350 $4,157 1 The Devil Inside $33,732,515 26.7%
132 286 Jan. 22–24, 2010 4 $128,113,842 31,699 $4,042 3 Avatar $34,944,081 27.3%
133 823 Jan. 31–Feb. 2, 1997 5 $75,140,772 19,481 $3,857 2 Star Wars SE $35,906,661 47.8%
134 324 Jan. 10–12, 2014 2 $122,215,067 29,405 $4,156 1 Lone Survivor $37,849,910 31.0%
135 418 Jan. 9–11, 2015 2 $110,159,444 29,698 $3,709 1 Taken 3 $39,201,657 35.6%
136 245 Jan. 18–20, 2008 3 $132,422,776 28,655 $4,621 3 Cloverfield $40,058,229 30.3%
137 118 Jan. 17–19, 2014 3 $154,485,110 30,167 $5,121 4 Ride Along $41,516,170 26.9%
138 102 Jan. 15–17, 2010 3 $157,048,793 32,445 $4,840 2 Avatar $42,785,612 27.2%
139 141 Jan. 8–10, 2010 2 $148,530,549 30,216 $4,916 3 Avatar $50,306,217 33.9%
140 188 Jan. 23–25, 2015 4 $141,326,863 30,633 $4,614 3 American Sniper $64,628,304 45.7%
141 17 Jan. 1–3, 2010 1 $209,232,557 29,939 $6,989 0 Avatar $68,490,688 32.7%
142 36 Jan. 16–18, 2015 3 $184,793,594 31,470 $5,872 3 American Sniper $89,269,066 48.3%

Rows #1–142

CHART NOTES
Chart shows 3-day weekends only.
Rank indicates rank of all weekends, regardless if a given month is selected.
Highlighted rows indicate weekends ending in the last 52 weeks.

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