> ALL TIME BOX OFFICE

Adjuster:

WORST WIDE OPENINGS
1982–Present


Note: Super Saturated Releases (opening at 3,000+ theaters), worst 200 openings only.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of
Total
TheatersAvg.Total Gross^Wide
Date**
153 Escape From Planet Earth Wein. $15,891,055 27.9% 3,288 $4,833 $57,012,977 2/15/13
82 The Giver Wein. $12,305,016 27.3% 3,003 $4,098 $45,090,374 8/15/14
92 New Year's Eve WB (NL) $13,019,180 23.9% 3,505 $3,714 $54,544,638 12/9/11
127 Rock of Ages WB (NL) $14,437,269 37.5% 3,470 $4,161 $38,518,613 6/15/12
196 Final Destination 5 WB (NL) $18,031,396 42.3% 3,155 $5,715 $42,587,643 8/12/11
14 Going the Distance WB (NL) $6,884,964 38.7% 3,030 $2,272 $17,804,299 9/3/10
142 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past WB (NL) $15,411,434 27.9% 3,175 $4,854 $55,250,026 5/1/09
197 Lady in the Water WB $18,044,396 42.7% 3,235 $5,577 $42,285,169 7/21/06
156 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole WB $16,112,211 28.9% 3,575 $4,507 $55,675,313 9/24/10
115 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous WB $14,043,215 29.0% 3,233 $4,343 $48,478,006 3/24/05
51 Run All Night WB $11,012,305 41.6% 3,171 $3,473 $26,461,644 3/13/15
179 Edge of Darkness WB $17,214,384 39.7% 3,066 $5,615 $43,313,890 1/29/10
10 Quest for Camelot WB $6,041,602 26.8% 3,107 $1,945 $22,510,798 5/15/98
42 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone WB $10,177,257 45.2% 3,160 $3,221 $22,537,881 3/15/13
170 Catwoman WB $16,728,411 41.6% 3,117 $5,366 $40,202,379 7/23/04
97 The Judge WB $13,116,226 27.8% 3,003 $4,368 $47,119,388 10/10/14
24 The Ant Bully WB $8,432,465 30.0% 3,050 $2,764 $28,142,535 7/28/06
111 Red Riding Hood WB $14,005,335 37.2% 3,030 $4,622 $37,662,162 3/11/11
79 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore WB $12,279,363 28.2% 3,705 $3,314 $43,585,753 7/30/10
166 Yogi Bear WB $16,411,322 16.4% 3,515 $4,669 $100,246,011 12/17/10
11 Shorts WB $6,410,339 30.6% 3,105 $2,065 $20,919,166 8/21/09
75 Trouble with the Curve WB $12,162,040 34.0% 3,212 $3,786 $35,763,137 9/21/12
57 Battlefield Earth WB $11,548,898 53.8% 3,307 $3,492 $21,471,685 5/12/00
144 Horrible Bosses 2 WB $15,457,418 28.4% 3,375 $4,580 $54,445,357 11/26/14
71 House of Wax WB $12,077,236 37.7% 3,111 $3,882 $32,064,800 5/6/05
122 Blended WB $14,284,031 30.9% 3,555 $4,018 $46,294,610 5/23/14
49 Transcendence WB $10,886,386 47.3% 3,455 $3,151 $23,022,309 4/18/14
177 Gangster Squad WB $17,070,347 37.1% 3,103 $5,501 $46,000,903 1/11/13
8 New York Minute WB $5,962,106 42.4% 3,006 $1,983 $14,071,441 5/7/04
109 Racing Stripes WB $13,920,052 28.0% 3,185 $4,370 $49,772,522 1/14/05
132 Star Wars: The Clone Wars WB $14,611,273 41.6% 3,452 $4,233 $35,161,554 8/15/08
128 Life as We Know It WB $14,506,464 27.2% 3,150 $4,605 $53,374,681 10/8/10
151 Dolphin Tale 2 WB $15,873,397 37.8% 3,656 $4,342 $42,024,533 9/12/14
183 Into The Storm WB $17,346,427 36.4% 3,434 $5,051 $47,602,194 8/8/14
110 Hot Pursuit WB $13,942,258 54.8% 3,003 $4,643 $25,445,240 5/8/15
78 Arthur (2011) WB $12,222,756 37.0% 3,276 $3,731 $33,035,397 4/8/11
62 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World W/Dim. $11,644,672 30.2% 3,295 $3,534 $38,538,188 8/19/11
164 Halloween II (2009) W/Dim. $16,349,565 49.0% 3,025 $5,405 $33,392,973 8/28/09
27 Apollo 18 W/Dim. $8,704,271 49.2% 3,328 $2,615 $17,687,709 9/2/11
119 Scary Movie 5 W/Dim. $14,157,367 44.2% 3,402 $4,161 $32,015,787 4/12/13
120 Blue Crush Uni. $14,169,455 35.1% 3,002 $4,720 $40,390,647 8/16/02
171 A Million Ways to Die in the West Uni. $16,797,385 38.9% 3,158 $5,319 $43,139,300 5/30/14
121 E.T. (20th Anniversary) Uni. $14,223,110 40.3% 3,007 $4,730 $35,306,015 3/22/02
145 Doom Uni. $15,488,870 54.9% 3,044 $5,088 $28,212,337 10/21/05
123 Green Zone Uni. $14,309,295 40.8% 3,003 $4,765 $35,053,660 3/12/10
41 The Tale of Despereaux Uni. $10,103,675 19.9% 3,104 $3,255 $50,877,145 12/19/08
46 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas Uni. $10,518,435 29.8% 3,040 $3,460 $35,268,275 4/28/00
141 Jeepers Creepers 2 UA $15,269,324 42.8% 3,124 $4,887 $35,667,218 8/29/03
12 Astro Boy Sum. $6,702,923 34.3% 3,014 $2,224 $19,551,067 10/23/09
26 The Three Musketeers (2011) Sum. $8,674,452 42.6% 3,017 $2,875 $20,374,484 10/21/11
124 Fun with Dick and Jane Sony $14,383,515 13.0% 3,056 $4,706 $110,332,737 12/21/05
60 The Pink Panther 2 Sony $11,588,150 32.3% 3,243 $3,573 $35,922,978 2/6/09
188 The Smurfs 2 Sony $17,548,389 24.7% 3,866 $4,539 $71,017,784 7/31/13
138 Stuart Little 2 Sony $15,115,152 23.3% 3,255 $4,643 $64,956,806 7/19/02
33 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Sony $9,626,287 43.0% 3,127 $3,078 $22,400,154 8/12/05
70 Arthur Christmas Sony $12,068,931 26.0% 3,376 $3,575 $46,462,469 11/23/11
102 Chappie Sony $13,346,782 42.3% 3,201 $4,170 $31,569,268 3/6/15
52 The Pirates! Band of Misfits Sony $11,137,734 35.9% 3,358 $3,317 $31,051,126 4/27/12
162 The Legend of Zorro Sony $16,328,506 35.1% 3,520 $4,638 $46,464,023 10/28/05
89 I Spy Sony $12,752,803 38.0% 3,182 $4,007 $33,561,137 11/1/02
80 Planet 51 Sony $12,286,129 29.1% 3,035 $4,048 $42,194,060 11/20/09
167 RV Sony $16,414,767 22.9% 3,639 $4,510 $71,726,025 4/28/06
103 Zathura Sony $13,427,872 45.9% 3,223 $4,166 $29,258,869 11/11/05
126 Gridiron Gang Sony $14,414,630 37.5% 3,504 $4,113 $38,432,823 9/15/06
131 Sex Tape Sony $14,608,152 37.9% 3,062 $4,771 $38,543,473 7/18/14
104 That's My Boy Sony $13,453,714 36.4% 3,030 $4,440 $36,931,089 6/15/12
63 Here Comes the Boom Sony $11,816,596 26.1% 3,014 $3,921 $45,290,318 10/12/12
191 Surf's Up Sony $17,640,249 30.0% 3,528 $5,000 $58,867,694 6/8/07
150 Annie (2014) Sony $15,861,939 18.5% 3,116 $5,090 $85,911,262 12/19/14
100 Stealth Sony $13,251,545 41.3% 3,495 $3,791 $32,116,746 7/29/05
101 Radio SonR $13,303,724 25.4% 3,074 $4,327 $52,333,738 10/24/03
87 XXX: State of the Union SonR $12,712,272 47.3% 3,480 $3,652 $26,873,932 4/29/05
29 The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones SGem $9,336,957 30.0% 3,118 $2,995 $31,165,421 8/21/13
36 Deliver Us From Evil SGem $9,740,471 31.9% 3,049 $3,195 $30,577,122 7/2/14
155 Carrie (2013) SGem $16,101,552 45.7% 3,157 $5,100 $35,266,619 10/18/13
64 Burlesque SGem $11,947,744 30.3% 3,037 $3,934 $39,440,655 11/24/10
53 Balls of Fury Rog. $11,352,123 34.5% 3,052 $3,719 $32,886,940 8/29/07
148 Free Birds Rela. $15,805,237 28.4% 3,736 $4,231 $55,750,480 11/1/13
81 House at the End of The Street Rela. $12,287,234 38.9% 3,083 $3,985 $31,611,916 9/21/12
200 Mirror Mirror Rela. $18,132,085 27.9% 3,603 $5,032 $64,935,167 3/30/12
114 The Family (2013) Rela. $14,034,764 38.0% 3,091 $4,541 $36,918,811 9/13/13
23 Earth to Echo Rela. $8,364,658 21.5% 3,230 $2,590 $38,934,842 7/2/14
69 The Core Par. $12,053,131 38.6% 3,017 $3,995 $31,186,896 3/28/03
147 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Par. $15,580,278 41.3% 3,170 $4,914 $37,762,677 9/17/04
106 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Par. $13,832,786 17.1% 3,139 $4,406 $80,936,232 12/21/01
56 Charlotte's Web (2006) Par. $11,457,353 13.8% 3,566 $3,212 $82,985,708 12/15/06
143 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Par. $15,451,981 30.6% 3,387 $4,562 $50,577,412 1/17/14
6 Imagine That Par. $5,503,519 34.1% 3,008 $1,830 $16,123,323 6/12/09
134 Rules of Engagement Par. $15,011,181 24.5% 3,155 $4,757 $61,335,230 4/7/00
185 The Dictator Par. $17,435,092 29.2% 3,008 $5,796 $59,650,222 5/16/12
199 Sahara Par. $18,068,372 26.3% 3,154 $5,728 $68,671,925 4/8/05
149 Barnyard: The Original Party Animals Par. $15,820,864 21.8% 3,311 $4,778 $72,637,803 8/4/06
108 The Love Guru Par. $13,907,130 43.1% 3,012 $4,617 $32,235,793 6/20/08
140 Jack Reacher Par. $15,210,156 19.0% 3,352 $4,538 $80,070,736 12/21/12
44 Drillbit Taylor Par. $10,309,986 31.4% 3,056 $3,373 $32,862,104 3/21/08
3 Fun Size Par. $4,101,017 43.6% 3,014 $1,361 $9,409,538 10/26/12
35 The Adventures of Tintin Par. $9,720,993 12.5% 3,087 $3,149 $77,591,831 12/21/11
58 Rugrats Go Wild Par. $11,556,869 29.3% 3,041 $3,800 $39,402,572 6/13/03
186 Yours, Mine and Ours Par. $17,461,108 32.7% 3,206 $5,446 $53,412,862 11/23/05
54 Bad News Bears Par. $11,382,472 34.6% 3,183 $3,576 $32,868,349 7/22/05
146 Footloose (2011) Par. $15,556,113 30.0% 3,549 $4,383 $51,802,742 10/14/11
9 The Wild Thornberrys Par. $6,013,847 15.0% 3,012 $1,996 $40,108,697 12/20/02
176 Hotel for Dogs P/DW $17,012,212 23.3% 3,271 $5,201 $73,034,460 1/16/09
113 The Heartbreak Kid P/DW $14,022,105 38.1% 3,229 $4,342 $36,787,257 10/5/07
159 Righteous Kill Over. $16,288,361 40.6% 3,152 $5,168 $40,081,410 9/12/08
48 The Host (2013) ORF $10,600,112 39.8% 3,202 $3,310 $26,627,201 3/29/13
1 Hoot NL $3,368,197 41.5% 3,018 $1,116 $8,117,637 5/5/06
20 The Nativity Story NL $7,849,304 20.9% 3,083 $2,545 $37,629,831 12/1/06
136 Semi-Pro NL $15,075,114 45.0% 3,121 $4,830 $33,479,698 2/29/08
40 The Last Mimzy NL $10,024,819 46.7% 3,017 $3,322 $21,471,047 3/23/07
68 Take the Lead NL $12,051,277 34.7% 3,009 $4,005 $34,742,066 4/7/06
105 Snakes on a Plane NL $13,806,311 40.6% 3,555 $3,883 $34,020,814 8/18/06
73 Secondhand Lions NL $12,139,832 28.9% 3,013 $4,029 $42,070,939 9/19/03
25 School for Scoundrels MGM/W $8,602,333 48.3% 3,004 $2,863 $17,807,569 9/29/06
95 Hannibal Rising MGM/W $13,051,650 47.2% 3,003 $4,346 $27,670,986 2/9/07
37 Fame (2009) MGM $10,011,682 44.6% 3,096 $3,234 $22,455,510 9/25/09
74 Rocky Balboa MGM $12,158,168 17.3% 3,017 $4,029 $70,270,943 12/20/06
116 Agent Cody Banks MGM $14,064,317 29.3% 3,369 $4,174 $47,938,330 3/14/03
180 The Man in the Iron Mask MGM $17,271,450 30.3% 3,101 $5,570 $56,968,902 3/13/98
158 Out of Time MGM $16,185,316 39.4% 3,076 $5,261 $41,088,845 10/3/03
94 Bandits MGM $13,050,700 31.4% 3,207 $4,069 $41,575,141 10/12/01
96 Good Boy! MGM $13,107,022 34.8% 3,225 $4,064 $37,667,746 10/10/03
152 The Expendables 3 LGF $15,879,645 40.4% 3,221 $4,930 $39,322,544 8/15/14
47 What to Expect When You're Expecting LGF $10,547,068 25.6% 3,021 $3,491 $41,152,203 5/18/12
38 Conan the Barbarian (2011) LGF $10,021,215 47.1% 3,015 $3,324 $21,295,021 8/19/11
118 Saw VI LGF $14,118,444 51.0% 3,036 $4,650 $27,693,292 10/23/09
50 Abduction LGF $10,925,253 38.9% 3,118 $3,504 $28,087,155 9/23/11
198 Red 2 LG/S $18,048,422 33.9% 3,016 $5,984 $53,262,560 7/19/13
5 What's Your Number? Fox $5,421,669 38.7% 3,002 $1,806 $14,011,084 9/30/11
133 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $14,623,599 29.8% 3,391 $4,312 $49,008,662 8/3/12
28 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Fox $9,309,387 11.3% 3,175 $2,932 $82,571,173 12/21/05
19 The Counselor Fox $7,842,930 46.2% 3,044 $2,577 $16,973,715 10/25/13
83 Fever Pitch Fox $12,400,125 29.5% 3,267 $3,795 $42,071,069 4/8/05
65 Deck the Halls Fox $12,001,256 34.2% 3,205 $3,744 $35,093,569 11/22/06
193 Let's Be Cops Fox $17,813,722 21.6% 3,094 $5,758 $82,390,774 8/13/14
184 This Means War Fox $17,405,930 31.8% 3,189 $5,458 $54,760,791 2/17/12
88 The Watch Fox $12,750,297 36.1% 3,168 $4,025 $35,353,000 7/27/12
175 The Three Stooges Fox $17,010,125 38.4% 3,477 $4,892 $44,338,224 4/13/12
125 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Fox $14,401,054 21.0% 3,031 $4,751 $68,559,554 8/7/13
61 Marmaduke Fox $11,599,661 34.5% 3,213 $3,610 $33,644,788 6/4/10
93 The Longest Ride Fox $13,019,686 35.7% 3,366 $3,868 $36,514,025 4/10/15
43 Because of Winn-Dixie Fox $10,208,431 31.3% 3,188 $3,202 $32,647,042 2/18/05
2 The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising Fox $3,745,315 42.6% 3,141 $1,192 $8,794,452 10/5/07
130 Parental Guidance Fox $14,554,053 18.8% 3,367 $4,323 $77,267,296 12/25/12
34 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Fox $9,630,085 30.0% 3,164 $3,043 $32,061,555 11/16/07
66 Taxi Fox $12,029,832 32.9% 3,001 $4,008 $36,611,066 10/6/04
98 Nim's Island Fox $13,210,579 27.5% 3,513 $3,760 $48,006,762 4/4/08
112 Tooth Fairy Fox $14,010,409 23.3% 3,344 $4,190 $60,022,256 1/22/10
16 Walking with Dinosaurs Fox $7,091,938 19.7% 3,231 $2,195 $36,076,121 12/20/13
39 The X-Files: I Want to Believe Fox $10,021,753 47.8% 3,185 $3,147 $20,982,478 7/25/08
30 We Bought a Zoo Fox $9,360,434 12.4% 3,117 $3,003 $75,624,550 12/23/11
190 Max Payne Fox $17,639,849 43.4% 3,376 $5,225 $40,689,393 10/17/08
67 In Time Fox $12,050,368 32.1% 3,122 $3,860 $37,520,095 10/28/11
90 Elektra Fox $12,804,793 52.5% 3,204 $3,996 $24,409,722 1/14/05
17 Runner Runner Fox $7,706,712 39.9% 3,026 $2,547 $19,316,646 10/4/13
168 Transporter 2 Fox $16,540,720 38.4% 3,303 $5,007 $43,095,856 9/2/05
31 Stuck on You Fox $9,411,055 27.8% 3,003 $3,133 $33,832,741 12/12/03
22 Aliens in the Attic Fox $8,008,423 31.8% 3,106 $2,578 $25,200,412 7/31/09
182 The Internship Fox $17,325,307 38.8% 3,366 $5,147 $44,672,764 6/7/13
77 Vampires Suck Fox $12,202,831 33.3% 3,233 $3,774 $36,661,504 8/18/10
4 Meet Dave Fox $5,251,918 44.5% 3,011 $1,744 $11,803,254 7/11/08
178 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Fox $17,100,520 15.0% 3,785 $4,518 $113,644,861 12/19/14
32 Babylon A.D. Fox $9,484,627 42.1% 3,390 $2,798 $22,532,572 8/29/08
160 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Fox $16,306,974 43.5% 3,108 $5,247 $37,519,139 6/22/12
174 The Book of Life (2014) Fox $17,005,218 33.9% 3,071 $5,537 $50,151,543 10/17/14
117 ParaNorman Focus $14,087,050 25.2% 3,429 $4,108 $56,003,051 8/17/12
181 The Boxtrolls Focus $17,275,239 34.0% 3,464 $4,987 $50,837,305 9/26/14
165 Just Like Heaven DW $16,408,718 34.0% 3,508 $4,677 $48,318,130 9/16/05
129 The Prince of Egypt DW $14,524,321 14.3% 3,118 $4,658 $101,413,188 12/18/98
157 Red Eye DW $16,167,662 27.9% 3,079 $5,250 $57,891,803 8/19/05
84 The Island DW $12,409,070 34.6% 3,122 $3,974 $35,818,913 7/22/05
135 The Tuxedo DW $15,051,028 29.8% 3,022 $4,980 $50,547,998 9/27/02
154 Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit DW $16,025,987 28.6% 3,645 $4,396 $56,110,897 10/7/05
13 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas DW $6,874,477 26.0% 3,086 $2,227 $26,483,452 7/2/03
91 The Road to El Dorado DW $12,846,652 25.3% 3,218 $3,992 $50,863,742 3/31/00
192 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron DW $17,770,036 24.2% 3,317 $5,357 $73,280,117 5/24/02
137 The Brothers Grimm Dim. $15,092,079 39.8% 3,087 $4,888 $37,916,267 8/26/05
169 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams Dim. $16,711,716 19.5% 3,307 $5,053 $85,846,429 8/7/02
76 The Back-Up Plan CBS $12,201,710 32.5% 3,280 $3,720 $37,490,007 4/23/10
163 Last Vegas CBS $16,334,566 25.6% 3,065 $5,329 $63,914,167 11/1/13
161 The Shaggy Dog BV $16,310,058 26.7% 3,501 $4,658 $61,123,569 3/10/06
15 Mars Needs Moms BV $6,914,488 32.3% 3,117 $2,218 $21,392,758 3/11/11
189 The Sorcerer's Apprentice BV $17,619,622 27.9% 3,504 $5,028 $63,150,991 7/14/10
107 Home on the Range BV $13,880,771 27.7% 3,047 $4,555 $50,030,461 4/2/04
139 King Arthur BV $15,193,907 29.3% 3,086 $4,923 $51,882,244 7/7/04
194 Need for Speed BV $17,844,939 40.9% 3,115 $5,729 $43,577,636 3/14/14
7 Strange Magic BV $5,504,441 44.3% 3,020 $1,823 $12,429,583 1/23/15
21 Delivery Man BV $7,944,977 25.9% 3,036 $2,617 $30,664,106 11/22/13
85 Secretariat BV $12,694,770 21.3% 3,072 $4,132 $59,713,955 10/8/10
172 Old Dogs BV $16,894,511 34.1% 3,425 $4,933 $49,492,060 11/25/09
195 The Guardian BV $18,006,064 32.7% 3,241 $5,555 $55,011,732 9/29/06
72 Treasure Planet BV $12,083,248 31.7% 3,227 $3,744 $38,176,783 11/27/02
86 Herbie: Fully Loaded BV $12,709,221 19.2% 3,521 $3,609 $66,023,816 6/22/05
45 Million Dollar Arm BV $10,515,659 28.8% 3,019 $3,483 $36,457,627 5/16/14
173 Muppets Most Wanted BV $17,005,126 33.2% 3,194 $5,324 $51,183,113 3/21/14
59 Underdog BV $11,585,121 26.5% 3,013 $3,845 $43,760,605 8/3/07
187 Planes: Fire & Rescue BV $17,509,407 29.6% 3,826 $4,576 $59,165,787 7/18/14
18 Fright Night (2011) BV $7,714,388 42.1% 3,114 $2,477 $18,302,607 8/19/11
55 Frankenweenie BV $11,412,213 32.3% 3,005 $3,798 $35,291,068 10/5/12
99 Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 Art. $13,223,887 50.0% 3,317 $3,986 $26,437,094 10/27/00

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