Worst Opening Weekend Per-Theater Averages

Data as of Oct 24, 10:58 PDT
Rank Release Average Theaters Gross Total Gross Wide Date Distributor
1RBG
2020 Re-release
$38878$34,000$34,000Sep 25, 2020Magnolia Pictures
2On the Basis of Sex
2020 Re-release
$67829$56,210$82,150Sep 25, 2020Focus Features
3The Star
2019 Re-release
$69623$43,510$43,510Dec 6, 2019Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
4Rudy
2018 Re-release
$130656$85,349$131,200Aug 31, 2018Fathom Events
5Love Story
50th Anniversary
$134650$87,198$153,504Feb 7, 2020Fathom Events
6Pom Poko
2018 Re-release
$147733$107,909$372,405Jun 15, 2018Fathom Events
7The Kid Detective$162865$140,218$209,731Oct 16, 2020Stage 6 Films
8Yellow Rose$167900$150,330$341,121Oct 9, 2020Stage 6 Films
9Rebel Without a Cause
2018 Re-release
$177658$116,668$199,963Sep 21, 2018Fathom Events
10Proud American$180750$135,000$131,357Sep 12, 2008Slowhand Cinema Releasing
11Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!
2018 Re-release
$189647$122,524$282,429Jul 27, 2018Fathom Events
12The Producers
2018 Re-release
$192629$120,975$216,807Jun 1, 2018Fathom Events
13Big
2018 Re-release
$205689$141,578$258,507Jul 13, 2018Fathom Events
14The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure$2052,160$443,901$1,065,907Aug 31, 2012Kenn Viselman Presents
15Porco Rosso
2018 Re-release
$212734$156,270$443,059May 18, 2018Fathom Events
16Creature$2161,507$327,000$508,714Sep 9, 2011-
17Grave of the Fireflies$221715$158,101$516,962Aug 10, 2018Fathom Events
18Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour$2231,121$250,000$858,415Oct 19, 2007Freestyle Releasing
19The Treasure of the Sierra Madre$228631$144,074$215,295Jan 12, 2018Fathom Events
20The Passion of the Christ
Recut Release
$233957$223,789$508,326Mar 11, 2005Newmarket Films
21Delgo$2372,160$511,920$694,782Dec 12, 2008Freestyle Releasing
22The Ten Commandments$237830$197,000$952,820Oct 19, 2007Rocky Mountain Pictures
23When Harry Met Sally...
30th Anniversary
$238660$157,660$252,320Nov 29, 2019Fathom Events
24The Godfather: Part II
45th Anniversary
$251681$171,417$291,754Nov 8, 2019Fathom Events
25Patterns of Evidence: Moses Controversy$254855$217,327$765,361Mar 15, 2019Fathom Events
26True Grit
2019 Re-release
$256614$157,788$276,418May 3, 2019Fathom Events
27Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us$258989$255,299$789,170Nov 23, 2018Fathom Events
28Transylmania$2621,007$263,941$397,641Dec 4, 2009Full Circle Releasing
29Sunset Blvd.
2018 Re-release
$269628$169,067$299,645May 11, 2018Fathom Events
30The Shawshank Redemption
2019 Re-release
$273669$183,128$358,507Sep 20, 2019Fathom Events
31London Fields$275613$168,575$252,676Oct 26, 2018GVN Releasing
32An American in Paris
2020 Re-release
$280651$182,606$267,824Jan 17, 2020Fathom Events
33Playmobil: The Movie$2802,337$656,530$1,115,008Dec 6, 2019STX Entertainment
34The Last Shift$282871$246,491$634,934Sep 25, 2020Stage 6 Films
35Castle in the Sky
2018 Re-release
$305645$197,172$523,664Nov 16, 2018Fathom Events
36The Secret World of Arrietty
2019 Re-release
$305741$226,728$384,289Sep 27, 2019Fathom Events
372 Hearts$3101,683$522,937$779,821Oct 16, 2020Freestyle Releasing
38Saw
10th Anniversary Release
$3152,063$650,051$815,324Oct 31, 2014Lionsgate
39The Opera House$316604$191,466$320,079Jan 12, 2018Fathom Events
40Friendsgiving Day #1$321766$246,168$246,168Nov 22, 2019Fathom Events
41Doctor Who Live Q&A And Screening$330692$228,615$228,615Jan 3, 2020Fathom Events
42Hello, Dolly!$330669$221,204$400,881Aug 9, 2019Fathom Events
43The Bronze$3311,167$386,328$615,816Mar 18, 2016Sony Pictures Classics
44Meet Me in St. Louis
75th Anniversary
$332679$225,684$403,521Dec 6, 2019Fathom Events
45West Side Story
2018 Re-release
$336616$207,145$398,670Jun 22, 2018Fathom Events
46Shine$338609$205,842$333,388Oct 5, 2018GVN Releasing
47Rich Girl$3471,058$368,056$561,000May 3, 1991-
48The Personal History of David Copperfield$3491,360$475,800$1,876,298Aug 28, 2020Searchlight Pictures
49Star Trek: The Motion Picture
2019 Re-release
$350627$220,007$346,243Sep 13, 2019Fathom Events
50The Cat Returns
2018 Re-release
$352721$254,402$563,718Apr 20, 2018Fathom Events
51Cruel Intentions
2019 Re-release
$365708$258,708$445,218Mar 22, 2019Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
52Million Dollar Mystery$3681,396$513,731$989,033Jun 12, 1987De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
53The Bounce Back$369615$227,354$321,910Dec 9, 2016Viva Pictures
54Ben-Hur
2019 Re-release
$372649$241,792$422,622Apr 12, 2019Fathom Events
55Nobel Son$373893$333,912$540,382Dec 5, 2008Freestyle Releasing
56South Pacific
2018 Re-release
$378683$258,350$458,000Aug 24, 2018Fathom Events
57Gold Diggers$3791,062$403,164$527,000Sep 17, 2004-
58Puffs: Filmed Live Off Broadway$384606$232,863$464,483May 11, 2018Fathom Events
59Shortcut$385725$279,125$789,676Sep 25, 2020Gravitas Ventures
60Ponyo
2018 Re-release
$388726$281,697$653,072Mar 23, 2018Fathom Events
61Freddie as F.R.O.7.$3981,257$501,230$1,119,368Aug 28, 1992Miramax
62Vertigo
2018 Re-release
$402628$252,880$394,212Mar 16, 2018Fathom Events
63The Philadelphia Story
2018 Re-release
$411630$258,994$404,524Feb 16, 2018Fathom Events
64Saving Private Ryan
2019 Re-release
$412642$265,125$508,694May 31, 2019Fathom Events
65Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku/Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn$416691$288,095$540,707Nov 2, 2018Fathom Events
66The Virginity Hit$431700$301,885$636,706Sep 24, 2010Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
67Lawrence of Arabia
2019 Re-release
$441661$291,722$482,281Aug 30, 2019Fathom Events
68Bennett's War$444970$430,898$1,056,416Aug 30, 2019-
69DanTDM Presents The Contest$449684$307,484$307,484Nov 1, 2019Fathom Events
70Phantom$4541,118$508,000$1,034,589Mar 1, 2013RCR Distribution
71The D Train$4641,009$469,000$673,151May 8, 2015IFC Films
72Kiki's Delivery Service
2019 Re-release
$468753$352,556$1,004,057Jul 26, 2019Fathom Events
73Die Hard
30th Anniversary Release
$468687$321,704$510,241Nov 9, 2018Fathom Events
74Words on Bathroom Walls$468924$432,968$2,532,496Aug 21, 2020Roadside Attractions
75Great Performances at the Met: MET Opera: Magic Flute$475647$307,686$307,686Nov 30, 2018Fathom Events
76Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland$482962$464,170$603,894Feb 8, 2008Picturehouse
77Turtle Beach$482727$350,951$778,535May 1, 1992Warner Bros.
78Howl's Moving Castle
2019 Re-release
$492748$368,180$865,647Apr 5, 2019Fathom Events
79GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords$5091,045$531,905$1,338,264Mar 21, 1986Atlantic Releasing Corporation
80The Broken Hearts Gallery$5092,209$1,126,401$4,018,220Sep 11, 2020TriStar Pictures
81Undiscovered$5181,304$676,048$1,069,318Aug 26, 2005Lionsgate
82Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan$524681$357,322$658,982Sep 14, 2018Fathom Events
83The Big Lebowski
2018 Re-release
$528624$330,067$582,585Aug 3, 2018Fathom Events
84To Kill a Mockingbird
2019 Re-release
$535668$357,549$592,237Mar 22, 2019Fathom Events
85My Fair Lady
2019 Re-release
$544652$354,764$560,711Feb 15, 2019Fathom Events
8623 Blast$546617$337,091$549,185Oct 24, 2014Ocean Avenue Entertainment
87Dirty Dancing
2019 Re-release
$548650$356,515$622,968Feb 8, 2019Fathom Events
88Standing Ovation$550623$343,125$531,806Jul 16, 2010Rocky Mountain Pictures
89Schindler's List
2018 Re-release
$5501,029$566,760$833,050Dec 7, 2018Universal Pictures
90Princess Mononoke
2019 Re-release
$554752$417,311$1,046,446Nov 15, 2019Fathom Events
91Alien
2019 Re-release
$567682$386,976$833,658Oct 11, 2019Fathom Events
92The Princess and the Goblin$568795$451,560$2,105,078Jun 3, 1994Hemdale
93Jem and the Holograms$5692,413$1,375,320$2,184,640Oct 23, 2015Universal Pictures
94X Games 3D: The Movie$5981,399$837,216$1,391,434Aug 21, 2009Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
95Professor Marston & the Wonder Women$5991,229$736,883$1,584,759Oct 13, 2017Annapurna Pictures
96Destiny Turns on the Radio$6001,126$676,659$1,176,982Apr 28, 1995-
97The Nightmare Before Christmas
2020 Re-release
$6032,194$1,323,000$1,517,000Oct 16, 2020Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
98Moses$618673$416,047$1,807,117Sep 14, 2018Fathom Events
99Kids in America$628701$440,228$537,667Oct 21, 2005Slowhand Cinema Releasing
100My Neighbor Totoro
2019 Re-release
$631767$484,254$1,105,564Aug 23, 2019Fathom Events
101A Dog of Flanders$6371,267$807,873$2,165,637Aug 27, 1999Warner Bros.
102The Sound of Music
2018 Re-release
$646640$413,497$616,171Sep 7, 2018Fathom Events
103Princess Mononoke
2018 Re-release
$652731$476,728$1,423,877Jul 20, 2018Fathom Events
104Noah$652602$392,734$1,035,603Apr 12, 2019Fathom Events
105The Final Season$6531,011$661,049$1,159,691Oct 12, 2007Yari Film Group Releasing
106Rules Don't Apply$6672,382$1,589,625$3,652,206Nov 25, 2016Twentieth Century Fox
107Slow Burn$6691,163$778,123$1,237,615Apr 13, 2007Lionsgate
108Spirited Away
2018 Re-release
$686720$494,054$1,175,067Oct 26, 2018Fathom Events
109Steel$6901,260$870,068$1,710,972Aug 15, 1997Warner Bros.
110Jane Got a Gun$6901,210$835,572$1,513,793Jan 29, 2016The Weinstein Company
111Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero$7131,633$1,164,403$4,015,935Apr 13, 2018-
112Steel Magnolias
2019 Re-release
$719689$495,528$855,421May 17, 2019Fathom Events
113The Brothers Solomon$726700$508,601$900,926Sep 7, 2007Screen Gems
114Marci X$7271,200$872,950$1,648,818Aug 22, 2003Paramount Pictures
115Rock the Kasbah$7302,012$1,470,592$3,020,664Oct 23, 2015Open Road Films (II)
116Spirited Away
2019 Re-release
$734765$561,821$1,322,927Oct 25, 2019Fathom Events
117Bad Moon$735825$607,081$1,055,525Nov 1, 1996Warner Bros.
118Collide$7392,045$1,512,824$2,280,004Feb 24, 2017Open Road Films (II)
119Heavenly Bodies$7411,504$1,114,635$1,839,623Feb 1, 1985Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
120Rendition$7422,250$1,670,000$9,736,045Oct 19, 2007New Line Cinema
121Friends 25th: The One With The Anniversary$7421,586$1,177,873$2,884,827Sep 27, 2019Fathom Events
122Believe$748638$477,387$890,303Dec 2, 2016Freestyle Releasing
123Assassination Nation$7481,403$1,050,021$2,005,142Sep 21, 2018Neon
124Hocus Pocus
2020 Re-release
$7492,570$1,925,000$3,842,000Oct 2, 2020Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
125Cats Don't Dance$7501,252$939,781$3,566,637Mar 28, 1997Warner Bros.
126My Neighbor Totoro
2018 Re-release
$751718$539,245$1,144,649Sep 28, 2018Fathom Events
127The Neon Demon$752783$589,014$1,333,124Jun 24, 2016Broad Green Pictures
128We Are Your Friends$7572,333$1,767,308$3,591,417Aug 28, 2015Warner Bros.
129Skinwalkers$758745$565,000$1,018,965Aug 10, 2007After Dark Films
130Ernest Rides Again$7601,190$905,010$1,450,029Nov 12, 1993-
131The Fourth War$7721,005$776,449$1,305,887Mar 23, 1990Cannon Film Distributors
132Friend Request$7782,573$2,002,863$3,759,078Sep 22, 2017Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures
133The Walking Dead: Wrath/The Walking Dead/Fear the Walking Dead: What's Your Story?/Fear the Walking Dead
2018 NCM Fathom Event
$779777$605,764$605,764Apr 13, 2018Fathom Events
134Tarzan and the Lost City$7861,412$1,110,564$2,172,941Apr 24, 1998Warner Bros.
135Free Willy 3: The Rescue$7891,258$992,651$3,446,539Aug 8, 1997Warner Bros.
136Batman: Mask of the Phantasm$7901,506$1,189,975$5,617,391Dec 24, 1993Warner Bros.
137The Letters$790886$700,683$1,647,416Dec 4, 2015Freestyle Releasing
138Infidel$8021,724$1,384,296$4,003,872Sep 18, 2020Cloudburst Entertainment
139Ghostbusters
2020 Re-release
$803622$500,000$605,000Jul 3, 2020Columbia Pictures
140Ruby$804764$614,327$919,286Mar 27, 1992Triumph Releasing Corporation
141The Identical$8111,956$1,587,137$2,827,666Sep 5, 2014Freestyle Releasing
142Life Itself$8132,609$2,123,463$4,102,648Sep 21, 2018Amazon Studios
143The Abandoned$8171,000$817,000$1,331,137Feb 23, 2007After Dark Films
144How to Lose Friends & Alienate People$8171,750$1,430,294$2,778,752Oct 3, 2008Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
145Year of the Gun$820739$606,046$1,182,273Nov 1, 1991Triumph Releasing Corporation
146Supercross$8201,621$1,330,520$3,102,550Aug 19, 2005Twentieth Century Fox
147Casablanca
2017 Re-release
$822725$596,068$1,024,560Nov 10, 2017Fathom Events
148Crazy in Alabama$8321,214$1,010,596$2,005,840Oct 22, 1999Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
149The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them$833630$525,004$690,966Mar 26, 1993Miramax
150Rocky III
1983 Re-release
$8421,071$902,228$902,228May 6, 1983Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
151The Pebble and the Penguin$8541,315$1,123,041$3,983,912Apr 14, 1995Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
152Masterminds$8551,186$1,014,606$1,935,539Aug 22, 1997Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
153Bad Samaritan$8602,007$1,726,868$3,435,047May 4, 2018Electric Entertainment
154Dylan Dog: Dead of Night$862875$754,779$1,186,538Apr 29, 2011-
155My All-American$8721,565$1,365,000$2,246,000Nov 13, 2015Clarius Entertainment
156Turn It Up$872661$576,820$1,247,949Sep 8, 2000New Line Cinema
157How I Got Into College$877743$651,850$1,642,239May 19, 1989Twentieth Century Fox
158Savage Islands$881925$815,160$1,963,756Nov 18, 1983Paramount Pictures
159Victor Frankenstein$8822,797$2,469,341$5,775,076Nov 27, 2015Twentieth Century Fox
160White Christmas
2018 Re-release
$887638$566,045$928,298Dec 7, 2018Fathom Events
161The Rhythm Section$8903,049$2,715,384$5,437,971Jan 31, 2020Paramount Pictures
162Aces: Iron Eagle III$8971,051$942,814$2,517,600Jun 12, 1992New Line Cinema
163Major League: Back to the Minors$8982,322$2,087,011$3,572,443Apr 17, 1998Warner Bros.
164Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace$8991,589$1,428,658$2,409,225Jan 12, 1996New Line Cinema
165The Dark Crystal
2018 Re-release
$900609$548,354$1,036,956Feb 23, 2018Fathom Events
166The Disappointments Room$9021,554$1,402,823$2,423,468Sep 9, 2016Relativity Media
167Beautifully Broken$905651$589,155$1,209,645Aug 24, 2018ArtAffects Entertainment
168Vibes$9131,003$916,482$1,883,811Aug 5, 1988Columbia Pictures
169Wired$914745$681,054$1,089,000Aug 25, 1989Taurus Entertainment Company
170Race the Sun$9161,218$1,116,504$1,945,552Mar 22, 1996Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
171Unforgettable$9161,573$1,442,215$2,821,671Feb 23, 1996Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
172The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland$9191,094$1,005,386$2,608,000Aug 7, 1987-
173The Scout$9201,585$1,458,837$2,694,234Sep 30, 1994Twentieth Century Fox
174Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius$9251,332$1,233,297$2,694,071Apr 30, 2004-
175Free Fire$9291,070$994,431$1,799,312Apr 21, 2017A24
176The Stray$932640$596,547$1,579,440Oct 6, 2017Purdie Distribution
177Battle for Terra$9331,159$1,082,064$1,647,083May 1, 2009Lionsgate
178Pirates$9341,108$1,035,447$1,641,825Jul 18, 1986Cannon Film Distributors
179Chasers$938782$733,859$1,596,687Apr 22, 1994Warner Bros.
180The Adventures of Pluto Nash$9402,320$2,182,900$4,420,080Aug 16, 2002Warner Bros.
181Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star$9431,500$1,415,023$2,529,395Sep 9, 2011Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
182The Fifth Estate$9451,769$1,673,351$3,255,008Oct 18, 2013Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
183The Rocker$9462,784$2,636,048$6,409,528Aug 22, 2008Twentieth Century Fox
184Grease
2018 Re-release
$949700$664,766$1,213,413Apr 6, 2018Fathom Events
185Great Performances at the Met: Nico Muhly: Marnie$955669$639,253$849,710Nov 9, 2018Fathom Events
186Pilgrim's Progress$961706$678,647$1,294,596Apr 19, 2019Fathom Events
187Pinocchio$9631,195$1,151,463$3,675,719Dec 27, 2002Miramax
188Date with an Angel$968843$816,062$1,988,962Nov 20, 1987De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
189Before I Go to Sleep$9691,902$1,843,347$3,242,457Oct 31, 2014Clarius Entertainment
190P2$9772,131$2,083,398$3,995,018Nov 9, 2007Summit Entertainment
191Black Beauty$9801,312$1,285,820$4,630,377Jul 29, 1994Warner Bros.
192Honkytonk Man$986677$667,727$4,484,991Dec 17, 1982Warner Bros.
193The Mighty Macs$987975$963,221$1,891,936Oct 21, 2011Quaker Media
194Big Bully$9891,143$1,131,094$2,042,530Jan 26, 1996Warner Bros.
195Radioland Murders$990844$835,570$1,316,865Oct 21, 1994Universal Pictures
196Morgan$9962,020$2,012,709$3,915,251Sep 2, 2016Twentieth Century Fox
197The Nutcracker$997786$783,721$2,119,994Nov 26, 1993Warner Bros.
198Wild America$9991,812$1,810,586$7,342,923Jul 4, 1997Warner Bros.
199Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
2020 Re-release
$1,000611$611,000$2,482,000Jul 10, 2020Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
200Ravenous$1,0001,040$1,040,727$2,062,405Mar 19, 1999Twentieth Century Fox