> ALL TIME BOX OFFICE

Adjuster:

WORST WIDE OPENINGS
1982–Present


Note: Wide Releases (opening at 600+ theaters), worst 200 openings only.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of
Total
TheatersAvg.Total Gross^Wide
Date**
9 23 Blast OAE $337,091 61.4% 617 $546 $549,185 10/24/14
46 99 Homes BG $647,825 45.9% 691 $938 $1,411,927 10/9/15
69 The Abandoned ADF $782,000 58.7% 1,000 $782 $1,331,137 2/23/07
105 Aces: Iron Eagle III NL $942,814 37.4% 1,051 $897 $2,517,600 6/12/92
158 Adaptation. Sony $1,130,480 5.0% 672 $1,682 $22,498,520 2/14/03
198 Airborne WB $1,262,239 44.3% 982 $1,285 $2,850,263 9/17/93
54 The Art of Getting By FoxS $679,160 47.5% 610 $1,113 $1,430,241 6/17/11
151 Art School Confidential SPC $1,118,080 33.9% 762 $1,467 $3,297,137 5/12/06
44 Bad Moon WB $607,081 57.5% 825 $735 $1,055,525 11/1/96
177 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm WB $1,189,975 21.2% 1,506 $790 $5,617,391 12/25/93
140 Battle for Terra LGF $1,082,064 65.7% 1,159 $934 $1,647,083 5/1/09
172 The Bear (1984) Emb $1,160,644 43.2% 750 $1,547 $2,687,148 9/28/84
136 Beatriz At Dinner RAtt. $1,057,021 14.9% 683 $1,548 $7,115,854 6/30/17
22 Believe (2016) Free $477,387 53.6% 638 $748 $890,303 12/2/16
118 Best of the Best Tau $990,000 58.2% 600 $1,650 $1,700,000 11/10/89
159 Big Bully WB $1,131,094 55.4% 1,143 $989 $2,042,530 1/26/96
67 The Big Town Col. $776,675 44.8% 762 $1,019 $1,733,017 9/25/87
93 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk TriS $901,062 51.8% 1,176 $766 $1,738,477 11/18/16
189 Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius FFn. $1,233,297 45.8% 1,332 $925 $2,694,071 4/30/04
106 The Book of Henry Focus $948,369 22.1% 650 $1,459 $4,288,104 6/23/17
3 The Bounce Back VPD $227,354 70.6% 615 $370 $321,910 12/9/16
133 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Mira. $1,031,036 11.4% 678 $1,521 $9,046,156 12/5/08
13 The Bronze SPC $386,328 62.7% 1,167 $331 $615,816 3/18/16
27 The Brothers Solomon SGem $508,601 56.5% 700 $726 $900,926 9/7/07
73 Car 54, Where Are You? Orion $791,182 63.9% 608 $1,301 $1,238,080 1/28/94
122 The Care Bears Movie 3 Cinpx $1,005,386 38.6% 1,094 $919 $2,608,000 8/7/87
104 Cats Don't Dance WB $939,781 26.3% 1,252 $750 $3,566,637 3/28/97
62 Chasers WB $733,859 46.0% 782 $938 $1,596,687 4/22/94
58 A Christmas Story (Re-issue) MGM $703,439 53.7% 602 $1,168 $1,311,065 11/30/84
78 The Color Purple (Re-issue) WB $816,269 19.0% 601 $1,358 $4,292,009 1/16/87
91 The Comedian SPC $878,164 52.9% 848 $1,036 $1,659,002 2/3/17
167 The Company You Keep SPC $1,152,905 22.5% 807 $1,429 $5,133,027 4/26/13
125 Crazy in Alabama Sony $1,010,596 50.4% 1,214 $832 $2,005,840 10/22/99
7 Creature (2011) BD $327,000 64.3% 1,507 $217 $508,714 9/9/11
196 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,260,195 5.5% 685 $1,839 $22,905,522 1/23/87
79 Critters NL $818,018 6.2% 621 $1,317 $13,167,232 5/9/86
181 The Cure Uni. $1,206,415 47.0% 832 $1,450 $2,568,425 4/21/95
19 The D Train IFC $447,661 66.5% 1,009 $444 $673,151 5/8/15
175 Dangerously Close Can. $1,180,506 49.4% 827 $1,427 $2,390,525 5/9/86
31 The Danish Girl Focus $526,374 4.7% 794 $663 $11,114,018 1/22/16
77 Date with an Angel DEG $816,062 41.0% 843 $968 $1,988,962 11/20/87
28 Delgo Free $511,920 73.7% 2,160 $237 $694,782 12/12/08
144 Demolition FoxS $1,100,042 55.6% 854 $1,288 $1,978,592 4/8/16
107 Denial BST $954,159 23.4% 648 $1,472 $4,073,489 10/21/16
53 Destiny Turns on the Radio Sav. $676,659 57.5% 1,126 $600 $1,176,982 4/28/95
14 The Diary of a Teenage Girl SPC $393,153 26.6% 795 $495 $1,477,002 8/28/15
75 A Dog of Flanders WB $807,873 37.3% 1,267 $637 $2,165,637 8/27/99
64 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night OMNI/FSR $754,779 63.6% 875 $863 $1,186,538 4/29/11
139 DysFunKtional Family Mira. $1,079,797 47.9% 602 $1,793 $2,255,000 4/4/03
65 An Education SPC $763,234 6.1% 761 $1,003 $12,574,914 2/5/10
124 Electric Dreams MGM $1,009,586 46.0% 920 $1,097 $2,193,612 7/20/84
143 Elizabeth  Gram. $1,098,569 3.7% 624 $1,760 $30,082,699 2/19/99
96 Ernest Rides Again EPG $905,010 62.4% 1,190 $760 $1,450,029 11/12/93
112 Faithful NL $967,956 46.0% 803 $1,205 $2,104,439 4/5/96
70 Falling in Love Par. $782,347 7.0% 701 $1,116 $11,129,057 12/14/84
165 Farewell to the King Orion $1,150,531 47.5% 650 $1,770 $2,420,917 3/3/89
49 The Final Season YFG $661,049 57.0% 1,011 $653 $1,159,691 10/12/07
87 Finders Keepers WB $865,207 59.0% 753 $1,149 $1,467,396 5/18/84
61 The Forbidden Dance Col. $720,864 39.5% 637 $1,131 $1,823,154 3/16/90
66 The Fourth War Can. $776,449 59.5% 1,005 $772 $1,305,887 3/23/90
114 Foxcatcher SPC $980,000 8.1% 759 $1,291 $12,096,300 1/16/15
25 Freddie as F.R.o.7. Mira. $501,230 44.8% 1,257 $398 $1,119,368 8/28/92
120 Free Fire A24 $994,431 55.3% 1,070 $929 $1,799,312 4/21/17
119 Free Willy 3: The Rescue WB $992,651 28.8% 1,258 $789 $3,446,539 8/8/97
32 GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords Atl $531,905 39.7% 1,045 $509 $1,338,264 3/21/86
164 A Good Man in Africa Gram. $1,144,942 49.6% 794 $1,441 $2,308,390 9/9/94
37 Good Time A24 $581,404 28.7% 721 $806 $2,026,499 8/25/17
126 Goodbye Lover WB $1,011,175 52.1% 865 $1,168 $1,940,299 4/16/99
16 Green Room A24 $411,376 12.8% 777 $529 $3,220,371 5/13/16
183 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag BV $1,206,799 32.4% 693 $1,741 $3,721,911 8/21/92
197 Gymkata MGM $1,261,845 22.0% 654 $1,929 $5,730,596 5/3/85
149 Heavenly Bodies MGM $1,114,635 60.6% 1,504 $741 $1,839,623 2/1/85
187 The Hoax Mira. $1,229,781 17.2% 1,069 $1,150 $7,164,995 4/20/07
50 Honky Tonk Man WB $667,727 14.9% 677 $986 $4,484,991 12/17/82
48 How I Got Into College Fox $651,850 39.7% 743 $877 $1,642,239 5/19/89
56 I Saw the Light SPC $683,990 41.5% 741 $923 $1,646,788 4/1/16
178 Indigo Mont. $1,190,000 100.0% 603 $1,973 $1,190,000 1/28/05
71 Ingrid Goes West Neon $782,988 25.9% 647 $1,210 $3,024,308 8/25/17
82 Irrational Man SPC $836,034 20.7% 925 $904 $4,030,360 8/7/15
142 It Came From Hollywood Par. $1,095,003 42.6% 650 $1,684 $2,573,342 10/29/82
137 Jake Speed NW $1,058,048 54.4% 795 $1,330 $1,943,751 5/30/86
81 Jane Got a Gun Wein. $835,572 55.2% 1,210 $691 $1,513,793 1/29/16
184 Jinxed MGM $1,209,311 42.1% 877 $1,378 $2,869,638 10/22/82
74 Josh and S.A.M. Col. $800,469 48.8% 774 $1,034 $1,640,220 11/24/93
200 Kansas TWE $1,274,742 52.4% 847 $1,505 $2,432,536 9/23/88
17 Kids in America Slow $440,228 81.9% 701 $628 $537,667 10/21/05
173 King Kong Lives DEG $1,172,942 24.9% 1,105 $1,061 $4,711,220 12/19/86
160 The King's Speech (PG-13) Wein. $1,133,162 33.9% 1,011 $1,121 $3,344,306 4/1/11
146 LBJ Electric $1,110,565 45.1% 659 $1,685 $2,462,157 11/3/17
57 The Letters Free $700,683 42.5% 886 $791 $1,647,416 12/4/15
141 Letters to God Viv. $1,088,873 38.2% 897 $1,214 $2,848,578 4/9/10
186 The Lonely Lady Uni. $1,223,220 100.0% 703 $1,740 $1,223,220 9/30/83
170 Love Crimes Mira. $1,157,370 50.6% 669 $1,730 $2,287,928 1/24/92
193 Lucas Fox $1,250,101 15.2% 628 $1,990 $8,200,000 3/28/86
168 Mallrats Gram. $1,153,838 54.4% 852 $1,354 $2,122,561 10/20/95
103 The Mangler NL $933,809 52.4% 800 $1,167 $1,781,383 3/3/95
89 Marci X Par. $872,950 52.9% 1,200 $727 $1,648,818 8/22/03
138 Married to It Orion $1,077,278 52.3% 822 $1,310 $2,059,832 3/26/93
128 Masterminds Sony $1,014,606 52.4% 1,186 $855 $1,935,539 8/22/97
153 Maxie Orion $1,121,531 43.7% 778 $1,441 $2,564,278 9/27/85
192 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl FoxS $1,246,803 18.4% 870 $1,433 $6,758,416 7/3/15
6 Men, Women & Children Par. $306,367 43.4% 608 $504 $705,908 10/17/14
199 Metalstorm Uni. $1,274,000 24.0% 784 $1,625 $5,301,085 8/26/83
111 The Mighty Macs QM $963,221 50.9% 975 $988 $1,891,936 10/21/11
29 Million Dollar Mystery DEG $513,731 51.9% 1,396 $368 $989,033 6/12/87
110 The Mission WB $963,000 5.6% 730 $1,319 $17,218,023 2/6/87
99 Misunderstood MGM $916,967 60.1% 741 $1,237 $1,525,532 3/30/84
116 Mom and Dad Save the World WB $984,627 48.4% 904 $1,089 $2,034,470 7/24/92
194 Moonlight and Valentino Gram. $1,250,912 50.4% 669 $1,869 $2,484,226 9/29/95
174 Mr. Wonderful WB $1,177,311 37.7% 720 $1,635 $3,125,424 10/15/93
51 My Little Pony DEG $674,724 11.3% 734 $919 $5,958,456 6/13/86
35 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $561,097 3.8% 602 $932 $14,600,347 12/23/11
76 Nate and Hayes Par. $815,160 41.5% 925 $881 $1,963,756 11/18/83
15 National Lampoon's Gold Diggers P&A $403,164 76.5% 1,062 $379 $527,000 9/17/04
40 The Neon Demon BG $589,014 44.2% 783 $752 $1,333,124 6/24/16
102 New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking Col. $933,462 26.1% 844 $1,105 $3,569,939 7/29/88
188 Newsies BV $1,232,508 43.7% 1,223 $1,007 $2,819,485 4/10/92
176 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $1,183,701 35.0% 800 $1,480 $3,377,618 8/8/12
8 Nobel Son Free $333,912 61.8% 893 $374 $540,382 12/5/08
72 The Nutcracker WB $783,721 37.0% 786 $997 $2,119,994 11/24/93
97 The Nutcracker Prince WB $908,999 51.0% 906 $1,003 $1,781,694 11/21/90
92 Oliver Twist Sony $888,721 42.7% 779 $1,140 $2,080,321 9/30/05
18 Oogieloves In The BIG Balloon Adventure KVP $443,901 41.6% 2,160 $206 $1,065,907 8/29/12
30 The Opposite Sex and How to Live With Them Mira. $525,004 76.0% 630 $833 $690,966 3/26/93
148 Out on a Limb Uni. $1,114,255 67.1% 703 $1,585 $1,659,542 9/4/92
2 The Passion Recut NM $223,789 44.0% 957 $233 $508,326 3/11/05
121 Pawn Sacrifice BST $1,005,071 41.2% 781 $1,287 $2,436,633 9/25/15
155 The Pebble and the Penguin MGM $1,123,041 28.2% 1,315 $854 $3,983,912 4/14/95
156 The Perez Family Gold. $1,127,645 39.8% 928 $1,215 $2,832,826 5/12/95
85 Persecuted MNE $851,391 54.6% 736 $1,157 $1,558,836 7/18/14
26 Phantom (2013) RCR $508,000 49.1% 1,118 $454 $1,034,589 3/1/13
166 Pinocchio Mira. $1,151,463 31.3% 1,195 $963 $3,675,719 12/25/02
134 Pirates (1986) Can. $1,035,447 63.1% 1,108 $934 $1,641,825 7/18/86
20 The Princess and the Goblin Hemd $451,560 21.5% 795 $568 $2,105,078 6/3/94
63 Professor Marston & the Wonder Women Annapurna $736,883 46.5% 1,229 $600 $1,584,759 10/13/17
1 Proud American Slow $96,076 73.1% 750 $128 $131,357 9/12/08
161 The Public Eye Uni. $1,139,825 37.2% 635 $1,795 $3,067,917 10/16/92
38 The Pyramid Fox $585,629 21.2% 685 $855 $2,756,333 12/12/14
130 A Question Of Faith PFR $1,025,489 39.6% 661 $1,551 $2,587,072 9/29/17
150 Race the Sun Sony $1,116,504 57.4% 1,218 $916 $1,945,552 3/22/96
80 Radioland Murders Uni. $835,570 63.5% 844 $990 $1,316,865 10/21/94
108 The Raid 2 SPC $956,672 36.4% 954 $1,003 $2,627,209 4/11/14
109 The Raid: Redemption SPC $961,454 23.4% 881 $1,091 $4,105,187 4/13/12
33 The Railway Man Wein. $551,943 12.4% 600 $920 $4,438,438 5/23/14
135 Ravenous Fox $1,040,727 50.5% 1,040 $1,000 $2,062,405 3/19/99
127 Redbelt SPC $1,012,435 43.2% 1,379 $734 $2,345,941 5/9/08
182 The Resurrection of Gavin Stone BH Tilt $1,206,771 52.4% 890 $1,356 $2,303,792 1/20/17
12 Rich Girl Stu3 $368,056 65.6% 1,058 $347 $561,000 5/3/91
94 Rocky III (Re-issue) MGM $902,228 100.0% 1,071 $842 $902,228 5/6/83
147 Rooftops NCeV $1,111,263 54.4% 1,044 $1,064 $2,043,889 3/17/89
24 The Rover A24 $481,214 43.2% 608 $791 $1,114,423 6/20/14
45 Ruby Triu $614,327 66.8% 764 $804 $919,286 3/27/92
154 Rude Awakening Orion $1,121,542 35.4% 953 $1,176 $3,169,719 8/18/89
180 Runaway TriS $1,198,279 17.7% 720 $1,664 $6,770,587 12/14/84
191 Rush MGM $1,245,261 17.2% 664 $1,875 $7,241,350 1/17/92
132 Russkies NCeV $1,030,101 47.1% 604 $1,705 $2,189,047 11/6/87
39 Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour Free $586,283 68.3% 1,121 $523 $858,415 10/19/07
47 Saw 10th Anniversary LGF $650,051 79.7% 2,063 $315 $815,324 10/31/14
42 September Dawn Slow $601,857 56.4% 857 $702 $1,066,555 8/24/07
113 Six Weeks Uni. $978,541 14.7% 613 $1,596 $6,668,025 12/17/82
34 Skinwalkers ADF $553,520 54.3% 745 $742 $1,018,965 8/10/07
68 Slow Burn LGF $778,123 62.9% 1,163 $669 $1,237,615 4/13/07
59 Solarbabies MGM $704,692 44.6% 692 $1,018 $1,579,260 11/26/86
157 Son of the Pink Panther MGM $1,129,689 46.3% 983 $1,149 $2,438,031 8/27/93
163 Soul Survivors Art. $1,140,698 36.7% 601 $1,898 $3,111,545 9/7/01
100 A Sound of Thunder WB $917,398 48.3% 816 $1,124 $1,900,451 9/2/05
60 The Spectacular Now A24 $704,950 10.3% 770 $916 $6,854,611 9/13/13
95 Spirited Away (Fathom Event) Fathom $903,896 75.5% 632 $1,430 $1,196,791 10/27/17
152 Squanto: A Warrior's Tale BV $1,119,016 33.5% 1,022 $1,094 $3,342,223 10/28/94
10 Standing Ovation RM $343,125 64.5% 623 $551 $531,806 7/16/10
88 Steel WB $870,068 50.9% 1,260 $690 $1,710,972 8/15/97
41 The Stray Purd. $596,547 37.8% 640 $932 $1,579,440 10/6/17
101 Stronger RAtt. $923,412 21.9% 645 $1,432 $4,211,129 9/29/17
115 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $980,560 8.1% 642 $1,527 $12,062,558 4/17/09
123 Talk Radio Uni. $1,009,209 29.1% 645 $1,564 $3,468,572 1/13/89
145 Tarzan and the Lost City WB $1,110,564 51.1% 1,412 $787 $2,172,941 4/24/98
23 The Ten Commandments (2007) RM $478,910 50.3% 830 $577 $952,820 10/19/07
129 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox $1,020,958 7.8% 638 $1,600 $13,030,214 12/16/83
195 Tom & Jerry - The Movie Mira. $1,255,912 35.3% 1,045 $1,201 $3,560,469 7/30/93
4 Transylmania FullC $263,941 66.4% 1,007 $262 $397,641 12/4/09
90 Truth SPC $875,935 34.5% 1,122 $781 $2,541,854 10/30/15
171 Tulip Fever Wein. $1,158,017 47.7% 765 $1,514 $2,425,664 9/1/17
36 Turn It Up NL $576,820 46.2% 661 $872 $1,247,949 9/8/00
11 Turtle Beach WB $350,951 45.1% 727 $482 $778,535 5/1/92
84 Tusk A24 $846,831 46.4% 602 $1,407 $1,826,705 9/19/14
131 U2 3D NGE $1,026,121 9.9% 686 $1,496 $10,363,341 2/22/08
190 The Ultimate Gift BPic $1,241,079 36.1% 816 $1,520 $3,438,735 3/9/07
52 Undiscovered Lions $676,048 63.2% 1,304 $518 $1,069,318 8/26/05
98 Vibes Col. $916,482 48.7% 1,003 $913 $1,883,811 8/5/88
179 Videodrome Uni. $1,194,175 56.3% 600 $1,990 $2,120,439 2/4/83
21 Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - From Hollywood to the Heartland PicH $464,170 76.9% 962 $483 $603,894 2/8/08
5 The Virginity Hit Sony $301,885 47.4% 700 $431 $636,706 9/24/10
162 Volver SPC $1,140,304 8.8% 689 $1,655 $12,899,867 1/26/07
185 The Way Back NM $1,218,868 45.1% 678 $1,798 $2,701,859 1/21/11
86 What If (2014) CBS $854,364 24.5% 787 $1,086 $3,493,000 8/15/14
117 Wild Bill MGM $987,515 45.0% 775 $1,274 $2,193,982 12/1/95
55 Wired Tau $681,054 62.5% 745 $914 $1,089,000 8/25/89
169 Wish I Was Here Focus $1,154,548 32.1% 625 $1,847 $3,591,299 7/25/14
83 X Games 3D The Movie BV $837,216 60.2% 1,399 $598 $1,391,434 8/21/09
43 Year of the Gun Triu $606,046 51.3% 739 $820 $1,182,273 11/1/91

CHART NOTES
* Opening is the opening weekend of the wide release date.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.
** Release date is the date the movie went wide (600+ theaters).
Highlighted rows indicated movies released in the past year.

RELATED CHARTS
Worst Opening Theater Averages
Biggest Second Weekend Drops
Biggest Theater Drops
All Time Opening Weekends
Return to All Time Index