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BIGGEST WEEKENDS
Aggregated Top 12 Weekend Totals, 1982-Present



Rows #1–146

RowRankWeekend Date / Wknd # Top 12 GrossTheaters / Avg.New
Movies
#1 MovieGross% of Total
1 1,077 Jul. 6–8, 1984 27 $55,440,369 14,290 $3,880 0 Ghostbusters $11,136,134 20.1%
2 1,355 Jul. 8–10, 1983 27 $38,086,383 13,826 $2,755 0 Return of the Jedi $7,337,926 19.3%
3 12 Jul. 20–22, 2012 29 $223,984,489 27,758 $8,069 1 The Dark Knight Rises $160,887,295 71.8%
4 19 Jul. 7–9, 2006 27 $209,881,552 28,080 $7,474 1 Dead Man's Chest $135,634,554 64.6%
5 104 Jul. 2–4, 2004 27 $158,362,827 29,673 $5,337 1 Spider-Man 2 $88,156,227 55.7%
6 105 Jul. 26–28, 2013 30 $158,004,052 31,761 $4,975 1 The Wolverine $53,113,752 33.6%
7 126 Jul. 13–15, 2012 28 $153,870,508 30,055 $5,120 1 Ice Age: Continental Drift $46,629,259 30.3%
8 130 Jul. 4–6, 2008 27 $153,192,058 31,814 $4,815 1 Hancock $62,603,879 40.9%
9 168 Jul. 14–16, 2000 28 $144,853,026 29,897 $4,845 1 X-Men $54,471,475 37.6%
10 178 Jul. 27–29, 2001 30 $143,459,241 29,135 $4,924 1 Planet of the Apes (2001) $68,532,960 47.8%
11 214 Jul. 11–13, 2014 28 $138,596,138 30,640 $4,523 1 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $72,611,427 52.4%
12 531 Jul. 3–5, 1998 27 $100,175,658 23,563 $4,251 1 Armageddon $36,089,972 36.0%
13 647 Jul. 8–10, 1994 27 $89,809,754 21,686 $4,141 1 Forrest Gump $24,450,602 27.2%
14 969 Jul. 21–23, 1989 29 $65,780,404 16,700 $3,939 1 Lethal Weapon 2 $13,022,249 19.8%
15 1,098 Jul. 24–26, 1992 30 $53,743,864 19,023 $2,825 1 Mo' Money $12,385,415 23.0%
16 1,167 Jul. 11–13, 1986 28 $49,460,363 15,026 $3,292 1 Karate Kid 2 $6,667,787 13.5%
17 1,174 Jul. 10–12, 1987 28 $49,089,282 15,673 $3,132 1 Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise $7,900,879 16.1%
18 1,269 Jul. 9–11, 1982 28 $43,519,202 11,348 $3,835 1 E.T. $12,802,287 29.4%
19 4 Jul. 15–17, 2011 28 $251,645,075 29,547 $8,517 2 Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $169,189,427 67.2%
20 34 Jul. 12–14, 2013 28 $187,962,014 31,798 $5,911 2 Despicable Me 2 $43,892,895 23.4%
21 48 Jul. 22–24, 2011 29 $181,319,945 30,153 $6,013 2 Captain America $65,058,524 35.9%
22 50 Jul. 2–4, 2010 27 $180,531,680 26,423 $6,832 2 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $64,832,191 35.9%
23 62 Jul. 25–27, 2008 30 $174,030,221 32,319 $5,385 2 The Dark Knight $75,166,466 43.2%
24 69 Jul. 13–15, 2007 28 $171,896,188 28,862 $5,956 2 Harry Potter / Phoenix $77,108,414 44.9%
25 70 Jul. 16–18, 2010 29 $171,364,446 30,464 $5,625 2 Inception $62,785,337 36.6%
26 84 Jul. 6–8, 2007 27 $165,449,282 30,540 $5,417 2 Transformers $70,502,384 42.6%
27 116 Jul. 15–17, 2005 28 $155,689,225 29,545 $5,270 2 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $56,178,450 36.1%
28 117 Jul. 3–5, 2009 27 $155,486,083 30,319 $5,128 2 Transformers 2 $42,320,877 27.2%
29 120 Jul. 23–25, 2010 30 $155,046,153 31,412 $4,936 2 Inception $42,725,012 27.6%
30 135 Jul. 17–19, 2009 29 $152,113,223 29,768 $5,110 2 Harry Potter 6 $77,835,727 51.2%
31 144 Jul. 14–16, 2006 28 $150,142,132 27,808 $5,399 2 Dead Man's Chest $62,345,264 41.5%
32 159 Jul. 20–22, 2007 29 $146,739,263 29,702 $4,940 2 I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry $34,233,750 23.3%
33 164 Jul. 8–10, 2011 27 $145,737,429 31,235 $4,666 2 Transformers 3 $47,103,276 32.3%
34 197 Jul. 16–18, 2004 29 $140,817,479 29,182 $4,825 2 I, Robot $52,179,887 37.1%
35 206 Jul. 8–10, 2005 27 $139,502,958 30,547 $4,567 2 Fantastic Four (2005) $56,061,504 40.2%
36 208 Jul. 30–Aug. 1, 1999 31 $139,128,184 25,931 $5,365 2 Runaway Bride $35,055,556 25.2%
37 212 Jul. 23–25, 2004 30 $138,884,385 28,992 $4,790 2 The Bourne Supremacy $52,521,865 37.8%
38 225 Jul. 7–9, 2000 27 $136,974,583 29,252 $4,683 2 Scary Movie $42,346,669 30.9%
39 228 Jul. 31–Aug. 2, 2015 31 $136,205,000 30,566 $4,456 2 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation $56,000,000 41.1%
40 232 Jul. 11–13, 2003 28 $135,692,587 29,876 $4,542 2 Pirates of the Caribbean $46,630,690 34.4%
41 235 Jul. 26–28, 2002 30 $135,080,061 27,982 $4,827 2 Goldmember $73,071,188 54.1%
42 236 Jul. 20–22, 2001 29 $134,904,861 30,478 $4,426 2 Jurassic Park III $50,771,645 37.6%
43 238 Jul. 10–12, 2009 28 $134,862,019 29,883 $4,513 2 Bruno $30,619,130 22.7%
44 245 Jul. 1–3, 2005 26 $133,727,019 30,949 $4,321 2 War of the Worlds $64,878,725 48.5%
45 298 Jul. 3–5, 2015 27 $128,020,504 27,679 $4,625 2 Inside Out $29,771,224 23.3%
46 311 Jul. 27–29, 2012 30 $126,496,912 28,793 $4,393 2 The Dark Knight Rises $62,101,451 49.1%
47 344 Jul. 28–30, 2000 30 $121,684,516 30,638 $3,972 2 The Klumps $42,518,830 34.9%
48 357 Jul. 5–7, 1996 27 $121,019,301 22,785 $5,311 2 Independence Day $50,228,264 41.5%
49 428 Jul. 17–19, 1998 29 $110,331,034 26,403 $4,179 2 Mask of Zorro $22,525,855 20.4%
50 449 Jul. 9–11, 1999 28 $107,987,981 27,646 $3,906 2 American Pie $18,709,680 17.3%
51 482 Jul. 12–14, 1996 28 $104,035,353 23,173 $4,490 2 Independence Day $35,242,709 33.9%
52 483 Jul. 25–27, 1997 30 $103,940,594 25,288 $4,110 2 Air Force One $37,132,505 35.7%
53 571 Jul. 11–13, 1997 28 $96,804,920 25,064 $3,862 2 Men in Black $30,062,317 31.1%
54 593 Jul. 15–17, 1994 28 $94,987,554 21,597 $4,398 2 True Lies $25,869,770 27.2%
55 651 Jul. 7–9, 1995 27 $89,600,151 23,608 $3,795 2 Apollo 13 $19,635,095 21.9%
56 690 Jul. 5–7, 1991 27 $86,718,022 19,745 $4,392 2 Terminator 2 $31,765,506 36.6%
57 751 Jul. 16–18, 1993 29 $82,103,363 20,041 $4,097 2 The Firm $13,281,416 16.2%
58 755 Jul. 7–9, 1989 27 $81,871,108 17,068 $4,797 2 Lethal Weapon 2 $20,388,800 24.9%
59 786 Jul. 14–16, 1989 28 $79,545,388 17,636 $4,510 2 Lethal Weapon 2 $17,188,126 21.6%
60 801 Jul. 21–23, 1995 29 $78,156,903 22,932 $3,408 2 Apollo 13 $12,457,260 15.9%
61 863 Jul. 19–21, 1991 29 $73,653,807 19,769 $3,726 2 Terminator 2 $14,895,425 20.2%
62 901 Jul. 3–5, 1992 27 $70,968,963 20,105 $3,530 2 Batman Returns $13,823,658 19.5%
63 939 Jul. 6–8, 1990 27 $68,873,992 20,573 $3,348 2 Die Hard 2 $21,744,661 31.6%
64 961 Jul. 27–29, 1990 30 $66,126,685 18,152 $3,643 2 Presumed Innocent $11,718,981 17.7%
65 970 Jul. 28–30, 1989 30 $65,221,198 17,333 $3,763 2 Turner & Hooch $12,211,042 18.7%
66 989 Jul. 20–22, 1990 29 $63,863,202 18,795 $3,398 2 Ghost $12,523,295 19.6%
67 1,044 Jul. 15–17, 1988 29 $58,583,446 16,564 $3,537 2 Coming to America $10,417,790 17.8%
68 1,080 Jul. 22–24, 1983 29 $55,192,351 13,649 $4,044 2 Jaws 3-D $13,422,500 24.3%
69 1,093 Jul. 29–31, 1988 31 $53,958,388 15,787 $3,418 2 Cocktail $11,789,466 21.8%
70 1,172 Jul. 15–17, 1983 28 $49,240,545 13,926 $3,536 2 Staying Alive $12,146,143 24.7%
71 1,175 Jul. 13–15, 1984 28 $49,021,274 14,077 $3,482 2 Ghostbusters $9,761,392 19.9%
72 1,206 Jul. 31–Aug. 2, 1987 31 $47,684,560 15,307 $3,115 2 The Living Daylights $11,051,284 23.2%
73 1,228 Jul. 18–20, 1986 29 $46,625,613 14,960 $3,117 2 Aliens $10,052,042 21.6%
74 1,234 Jul. 23–25, 1982 30 $46,074,920 11,456 $4,022 2 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas $11,874,268 25.8%
75 1,254 Jul. 3–5, 1987 27 $45,191,796 15,423 $2,930 2 Dragnet $7,042,650 15.6%
76 1,302 Jul. 30–Aug. 1, 1982 31 $40,938,709 10,187 $4,019 2 E.T. $10,425,071 25.5%
77 3 Jul. 18–20, 2008 29 $253,586,871 32,822 $7,726 3 The Dark Knight $158,411,483 62.5%
78 13 Jul. 5–7, 2013 27 $221,647,998 30,035 $7,380 3 Despicable Me 2 $83,517,315 37.7%
79 30 Jul. 1–3, 2011 26 $191,768,382 31,344 $6,118 3 Transformers 3 $97,852,865 51.0%
80 41 Jul. 9–11, 2010 28 $184,059,013 28,104 $6,549 3 Despicable Me $56,397,125 30.6%
81 45 Jul. 6–8, 2012 27 $182,308,166 29,835 $6,111 3 The Amazing Spider-Man $62,004,688 34.0%
82 73 Jul. 29–31, 2011 30 $170,815,601 32,349 $5,280 3 Cowboys & Aliens $36,431,290 21.3%
83 152 Jul. 25–27, 2003 30 $147,454,401 29,980 $4,918 3 Spy Kids 3 $33,417,739 22.7%
84 174 Jul. 11–13, 2008 28 $143,783,407 32,270 $4,456 3 Hellboy II $34,539,115 24.0%
85 193 Jul. 24–26, 2009 30 $141,528,932 30,726 $4,606 3 G-Force $31,706,934 22.4%
86 207 Jul. 5–7, 2002 27 $139,184,571 28,303 $4,918 3 Men in Black II $52,148,751 37.5%
87 218 Jul. 18–20, 2003 29 $138,355,600 29,732 $4,653 3 Bad Boys II $46,522,560 33.6%
88 219 Jul. 24–26, 2015 30 $138,254,037 28,381 $4,871 3 Ant-Man $24,909,332 18.0%
89 221 Jul. 9–11, 2004 28 $137,834,394 29,632 $4,652 3 Spider-Man 2 $45,180,743 32.8%
90 229 Jul. 30–Aug. 1, 2010 31 $136,057,720 32,891 $4,137 3 Inception $27,485,245 20.2%
91 237 Jul. 18–20, 2014 29 $134,867,511 31,009 $4,349 3 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $36,254,310 26.9%
92 312 Jul. 4–6, 2003 27 $126,300,866 29,139 $4,334 3 Terminator 3 $44,041,440 34.9%
93 343 Jul. 6–8, 2001 27 $121,839,455 29,312 $4,157 3 Cats & Dogs $21,707,617 17.8%
94 361 Jul. 4–6, 2014 27 $120,604,412 31,854 $3,786 3 Transformers 4 $37,050,185 30.7%
95 387 Jul. 28–30, 2006 30 $116,644,342 32,883 $3,547 3 Miami Vice $25,723,815 22.1%
96 389 Jul. 2–4, 1999 27 $116,518,028 25,606 $4,550 3 Wild Wild West $27,687,484 23.8%
97 395 Jul. 10–12, 1998 28 $115,636,188 26,560 $4,354 3 Lethal Weapon 4 $34,048,124 29.4%
98 396 Jul. 4–6, 1997 27 $115,502,214 24,105 $4,792 3 Men in Black $51,068,455 44.2%
99 401 Jul. 24–26, 1998 30 $114,763,546 26,511 $4,329 3 Saving Private Ryan $30,576,104 26.6%
100 407 Jul. 23–25, 1999 30 $114,139,525 26,661 $4,281 3 The Haunting $33,435,140 29.3%
101 412 Jul. 31–Aug. 2, 2009 31 $113,496,999 31,315 $3,624 3 Funny People $22,657,780 20.0%
102 417 Jul. 29–31, 2005 30 $111,996,713 30,649 $3,654 3 Wedding Crashers $20,023,159 17.9%
103 440 Jul. 13–15, 2001 28 $109,260,148 29,949 $3,648 3 Legally Blonde $20,377,426 18.7%
104 497 Jul. 19–21, 2002 29 $102,967,241 30,069 $3,424 3 Road to Perdition $15,412,515 15.0%
105 553 Jul. 29–31, 1994 30 $97,954,558 22,142 $4,424 3 The Mask $23,117,068 23.6%
106 575 Jul. 18–20, 1997 29 $96,534,453 25,455 $3,792 3 Men in Black $19,029,928 19.7%
107 578 Jul. 22–24, 1994 29 $96,247,681 21,222 $4,535 3 Forrest Gump $21,931,425 22.8%
108 583 Jul. 9–11, 1993 28 $95,693,755 21,236 $4,506 3 The Firm $17,937,098 18.7%
109 687 Jul. 14–16, 1995 28 $86,890,591 23,457 $3,704 3 Apollo 13 $15,630,650 18.0%
110 728 Jul. 23–25, 1993 30 $83,010,719 20,451 $4,059 3 Poetic Justice $11,728,455 14.1%
111 750 Jul. 28–30, 1995 30 $82,171,691 23,716 $3,465 3 Waterworld $21,171,780 25.8%
112 840 Jul. 30–Aug. 1, 1993 31 $74,978,550 20,045 $3,741 3 Rising Sun $15,195,941 20.3%
113 916 Jul. 10–12, 1992 28 $70,405,583 20,954 $3,360 3 League of Their Own $11,660,303 16.6%
114 1,021 Jul. 22–24, 1988 30 $60,836,216 16,582 $3,669 3 Who Framed Roger Rabbit $8,919,732 14.7%
115 1,043 Jul. 26–28, 1991 30 $58,669,598 18,519 $3,168 3 Terminator 2 $11,051,400 18.8%
116 1,046 Jul. 17–19, 1992 29 $58,457,185 19,672 $2,972 3 Honey, I Blew Up the Kid $11,083,318 19.0%
117 1,106 Jul. 17–19, 1987 29 $53,219,044 15,724 $3,385 3 Robocop $8,008,721 15.0%
118 1,119 Jul. 5–7, 1985 27 $52,401,718 14,522 $3,608 3 Back to the Future $11,152,500 21.3%
119 1,121 Jul. 31–Aug. 2, 1992 31 $52,240,934 18,807 $2,778 3 Death Becomes Her $12,110,355 23.2%
120 1,152 Jul. 26–28, 1985 30 $50,458,307 14,749 $3,421 3 European Vacation $12,329,627 24.4%
121 1,159 Jul. 29–31, 1983 30 $49,981,261 13,571 $3,683 3 National Lampoon's Vacation $8,333,358 16.7%
122 1,171 Jul. 19–21, 1985 29 $49,298,107 14,220 $3,467 3 Back to the Future $10,315,305 20.9%
123 1,173 Jul. 24–26, 1987 30 $49,160,387 15,347 $3,203 3 Robocop $6,332,716 12.9%
124 1,180 Jul. 12–14, 1985 28 $48,789,532 14,960 $3,261 3 Back to the Future $10,555,133 21.6%
125 1,199 Jul. 20–22, 1984 29 $48,165,779 13,232 $3,640 3 Ghostbusters $8,493,861 17.6%
126 1,223 Jul. 27–29, 1984 30 $46,800,355 13,531 $3,459 3 Purple Rain $7,766,201 16.6%
127 22 Jul. 10–12, 2015 28 $202,943,834 28,113 $7,219 4 Minions $115,718,405 57.0%
128 42 Jul. 17–19, 2015 29 $183,384,735 30,369 $6,039 4 Ant-Man $57,225,526 31.2%
129 49 Jul. 19–21, 2013 29 $181,086,029 33,841 $5,351 4 The Conjuring $41,855,326 23.1%
130 66 Jul. 27–29, 2007 30 $172,425,180 29,977 $5,752 4 The Simpsons Movie $74,036,787 42.9%
131 187 Jul. 21–23, 2006 29 $142,654,734 31,683 $4,503 4 Dead Man's Chest $35,215,201 24.7%
132 188 Jul. 30–Aug. 1, 2004 31 $142,392,809 30,396 $4,685 4 The Village $50,746,142 35.6%
133 226 Jul. 25–27, 2014 30 $136,854,049 30,325 $4,513 4 Lucy $43,899,340 32.1%
134 283 Jul. 12–14, 2002 28 $129,586,621 28,719 $4,512 4 Men in Black II $24,410,311 18.8%
135 289 Jul. 22–24, 2005 29 $129,199,522 29,343 $4,403 4 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $28,253,338 21.9%
136 304 Jul. 21–23, 2000 29 $127,323,365 29,868 $4,263 4 What Lies Beneath $29,702,959 23.3%
137 452 Jul. 16–18, 1999 29 $107,138,189 28,121 $3,810 4 Eyes Wide Shut $21,706,163 20.3%
138 502 Jul. 31–Aug. 2, 1998 31 $102,414,463 26,618 $3,848 4 Saving Private Ryan $23,601,801 23.0%
139 704 Jul. 12–14, 1991 28 $85,500,182 19,779 $4,323 4 Terminator 2 $20,738,340 24.3%
140 791 Jul. 19–21, 1996 29 $79,019,653 24,798 $3,187 4 Independence Day $21,274,817 26.9%
141 875 Jul. 26–28, 1996 30 $72,913,218 24,258 $3,006 4 A Time to Kill $14,823,159 20.3%
142 880 Jul. 13–15, 1990 28 $72,578,862 19,847 $3,657 4 Die Hard 2 $14,512,301 20.0%
143 1,024 Jul. 8–10, 1988 28 $60,261,828 16,341 $3,688 4 Coming to America $13,342,707 22.1%
144 1,230 Jul. 25–27, 1986 30 $46,572,894 14,195 $3,281 4 Aliens $8,640,292 18.6%
145 1,262 Jul. 16–18, 1982 29 $44,322,027 11,383 $3,894 4 E.T. $13,003,581 29.3%
146 1,181 Jul. 4–6, 1986 27 $48,676,590 14,687 $3,314 5 Karate Kid 2 $6,284,953 12.9%

Rows #1–146

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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