Worst Opening Weekend Per-Theater Averages

Rank Release Average Theaters Gross Total Gross Wide Date Distributor
1Rudy
2018 Re-release
$130656$85,349$131,200Aug 31, 2018Fathom Events
2Pom Poko
2018 Re-release
$147733$107,909$372,405Jun 15, 2018Fathom Events
3Rebel Without a Cause
2018 Re-release
$177658$116,668$199,963Sep 21, 2018Fathom Events
4Proud American$180750$135,000$96,076Sep 12, 2008Slowhand Cinema Releasing
5Disney's Newsies the Broadway Musical
2018 Re-release
$189647$122,524$282,429Jul 27, 2018Fathom Events
6The Producers
2018 Re-release
$192629$120,975$216,807Jun 1, 2018Fathom Events
7Big
2018 Re-release
$205689$141,578$258,507Jul 13, 2018Fathom Events
8The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure$2052,160$443,901$1,065,907Aug 31, 2012Kenn Viselman Presents
9Porco Rosso
2018 Re-release
$212734$156,270$443,059May 18, 2018Fathom Events
10Creature$2161,507$327,000$508,714Sep 9, 2011-
11Grave of the Fireflies$221715$158,101$516,962Aug 10, 2018Fathom Events
12Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour$2231,121$250,000$454,000Oct 19, 2007Freestyle Releasing
13The Treasure of the Sierra Madre$228631$144,074$215,295Jan 12, 2018Fathom Events
14The Passion of the Christ
Recut Release
$233957$223,789$382,406Mar 11, 2005Newmarket Films
15Delgo$2372,160$511,920$694,782Dec 12, 2008Freestyle Releasing
16The Ten Commandments$237830$197,000$952,820Oct 19, 2007Rocky Mountain Pictures
17The Godfather: Part II
45th Anniversary
$251681$171,417$291,754Nov 8, 2019Fathom Events
18Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy$254855$217,327$765,361Mar 15, 2019Fathom Events
19True Grit
2019 Re-release
$256614$157,788$276,418May 3, 2019Fathom Events
20Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us$258989$255,299$789,170Nov 23, 2018Fathom Events
21Transylmania$2621,007$263,941$397,641Dec 4, 2009Full Circle Releasing
22Sunset Blvd.
2018 Re-release
$269628$169,067$299,645May 11, 2018Fathom Events
23The Shawshank Redemption
2019 Re-release
$273669$183,128$358,507Sep 20, 2019Fathom Events
24London Fields$275613$168,575$252,676Oct 26, 2018GVN Releasing
25Castle in the Sky
2018 Re-release
$305645$197,172$523,664Nov 16, 2018Fathom Events
26The Secret World of Arrietty
2019 Re-release
$305741$226,728$384,289Sep 27, 2019Fathom Events
27Saw
10th Anniversary Release
$3152,063$650,051$815,324Oct 31, 2014Lionsgate
28The Opera House$316604$191,466$320,079Jan 12, 2018Fathom Events
29Hello, Dolly!$330669$221,204$400,881Aug 9, 2019Fathom Events
30The Bronze$3311,167$386,328$130,000Mar 18, 2016Sony Pictures Classics
31West Side Story
2018 Re-release
$336616$207,145$398,670Jun 22, 2018Fathom Events
32Shine$338609$205,842$333,388Oct 5, 2018GVN Releasing
33Rich Girl$3471,058$368,056$561,000May 3, 1991-
34Star Trek: The Motion Picture
2019 Re-release
$350627$220,007$346,243Sep 13, 2019Fathom Events
35The Cat Returns
2018 Re-release
$352721$254,402$563,718Apr 20, 2018Fathom Events
36Cruel Intentions
2019 Re-release
$365708$258,708$445,218Mar 22, 2019Sony Pictures Releasing
37Million Dollar Mystery$3681,396$513,731$989,033Jun 12, 1987De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
38The Bounce Back$369615$227,354$320,676Dec 9, 2016-
39Ben-Hur
2019 Re-release
$372649$241,792$422,622Apr 12, 2019Fathom Events
40Nobel Son$373893$333,912$540,382Dec 5, 2008Freestyle Releasing
41South Pacific
2018 Re-release
$378683$258,350$458,000Aug 24, 2018Fathom Events
42Gold Diggers$3791,062$403,164$527,000Sep 17, 2004-
43Puffs: Filmed Live Off Broadway$384606$232,863$464,483May 11, 2018Fathom Events
44Ponyo
2018 Re-release
$388726$281,697$653,072Mar 23, 2018Fathom Events
45Freddie as F.R.O.7.$3981,257$501,230$1,119,368Aug 28, 1992Miramax
46Vertigo
2018 Re-release
$402628$252,880$394,212Mar 16, 2018Fathom Events
47The Philadelphia Story
2018 Re-release
$411630$258,994$404,524Feb 16, 2018Fathom Events
48Saving Private Ryan
2019 Re-release
$412642$265,125$508,694May 31, 2019Fathom Events
49Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku/Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn$416691$288,095$540,707Nov 2, 2018Fathom Events
50The Virginity Hit$431700$301,885$636,706Sep 24, 2010Sony Pictures Releasing
51Lawrence of Arabia
2019 Re-release
$441661$291,722$482,281Aug 30, 2019Fathom Events
52Bennett's War$444970$430,898$1,056,416Aug 30, 2019-
53DanTDM Presents The Contest$449684$307,484$307,484Nov 1, 2019Fathom Events
54Phantom$4541,118$508,000$1,034,589Mar 1, 2013RCR Distribution
55The D Train$4641,009$469,000$673,151May 8, 2015IFC Films
56Kiki's Delivery Service
2019 Re-release
$468753$352,556$1,004,057Jul 26, 2019Fathom Events
57Die Hard
30th Anniversary Release
$468687$321,704$510,241Nov 9, 2018Fathom Events
58MET Opera: Magic Flute$475647$307,686$307,686Nov 30, 2018Fathom Events
59Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland$482962$464,170$603,894Feb 8, 2008Picturehouse
60Turtle Beach$482727$350,951$778,535May 1, 1992Warner Bros.
61Howl's Moving Castle
2019 Re-release
$492748$368,180$865,647Apr 5, 2019Fathom Events
62GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords$5091,045$531,905$1,338,264Mar 21, 1986Atlantic Releasing Corporation
63Undiscovered$5181,304$676,048$1,069,318Aug 26, 2005Lionsgate
64Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan$524681$357,322$658,982Sep 14, 2018Fathom Events
65The Big Lebowski
2018 Re-release
$528624$330,067$582,585Aug 3, 2018Fathom Events
66To Kill a Mockingbird
2019 Re-release
$535668$357,549$592,237Mar 22, 2019Fathom Events
67My Fair Lady
2019 Re-release
$544652$354,764$560,711Feb 15, 2019Fathom Events
6823 Blast$546617$337,091$549,185Oct 24, 2014Ocean Avenue Entertainment
69Dirty Dancing
2019 Re-release
$548650$356,515$622,968Feb 8, 2019Fathom Events
70Standing Ovation$550623$343,125$265,000Jul 16, 2010Rocky Mountain Pictures
71Schindler's List
2018 Re-release
$5501,029$566,760$833,050Dec 7, 2018Universal Pictures
72Princess Mononoke
2019 Re-release
$554752$417,311$723,092Nov 15, 2019Fathom Events
73Alien
2019 Re-release
$567682$386,976$833,658Oct 11, 2019Fathom Events
74The Princess and the Goblin$568795$451,560$2,105,078Jun 3, 1994Hemdale
75Jem and the Holograms$5692,413$1,375,320$2,184,640Oct 23, 2015Universal Pictures
76X Games 3D: The Movie$5981,399$837,216$1,381,748Aug 21, 2009Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
77Professor Marston and the Wonder Women$5991,229$736,883$1,584,759Oct 13, 2017Annapurna Pictures
78Destiny Turns on the Radio$6001,126$676,659$1,176,982Apr 28, 1995-
79Moses$618673$416,047$1,807,117Sep 14, 2018Fathom Events
80Kids in America$628701$440,228$150,000Oct 21, 2005Slowhand Cinema Releasing
81My Neighbor Totoro
2019 Re-release
$631767$484,254$1,105,564Aug 23, 2019Fathom Events
82A Dog of Flanders$6371,267$807,873$2,165,637Aug 27, 1999Warner Bros.
83The Sound of Music
2018 Re-release
$646640$413,497$616,171Sep 7, 2018Fathom Events
84Princess Mononoke
2018 Re-release
$652731$476,728$1,423,877Jul 20, 2018Fathom Events
85Noah: The Musical$652602$392,734$1,035,603Apr 12, 2019Fathom Events
86The Final Season$6531,011$661,049$1,159,691Oct 12, 2007Yari Film Group Releasing
87Rules Don't Apply$6672,382$1,589,625$3,652,206Nov 25, 2016Twentieth Century Fox
88Slow Burn$6691,163$778,123$1,237,615Apr 13, 2007Lionsgate
89Spirited Away
2018 Re-release
$686720$494,054$1,175,067Oct 26, 2018Fathom Events
90Steel$6901,260$870,068$1,710,972Aug 15, 1997Warner Bros.
91Jane Got a Gun$6901,210$835,572$1,513,793Jan 29, 2016The Weinstein Company
92Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero$7131,633$1,164,403$4,015,935Apr 13, 2018-
93Steel Magnolias
2019 Re-release
$719689$495,528$855,421May 17, 2019Fathom Events
94The Brothers Solomon$726700$508,601$900,926Sep 7, 2007Screen Gems
95Marci X$7271,200$872,950$1,648,818Aug 22, 2003Paramount Pictures
96Rock the Kasbah$7302,012$1,470,592$3,020,664Oct 23, 2015Open Road Films (II)
97Spirited Away
2019 Re-release
$734765$561,821$1,322,927Oct 25, 2019Fathom Events
98Bad Moon$735825$607,081$1,055,525Nov 1, 1996Warner Bros.
99Collide$7392,045$1,512,824$2,280,004Feb 24, 2017Open Road Films (II)
100Heavenly Bodies$7411,504$1,114,635$1,839,623Feb 1, 1985Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
101Rendition$7422,250$1,670,000$3,092,000Oct 19, 2007New Line Cinema
102Friends 25th: The One With The Anniversary$7421,586$1,177,873$2,884,827Sep 27, 2019Fathom Events
103Believe$748638$477,387$890,303Dec 2, 2016Freestyle Releasing
104Assassination Nation$7481,403$1,050,021$2,005,142Sep 21, 2018Neon
105Cats Don't Dance$7501,252$939,781$3,566,637Mar 28, 1997Warner Bros.
106My Neighbor Totoro
2018 Re-release
$751718$539,245$1,144,649Sep 28, 2018Fathom Events
107The Neon Demon$752783$589,014$1,333,124Jun 24, 2016Broad Green Pictures
108We Are Your Friends$7572,333$1,767,308$3,591,417Aug 28, 2015Warner Bros.
109Skinwalkers$758745$565,000$854,798Aug 10, 2007After Dark Films
110Ernest Rides Again$7601,190$905,010$1,450,029Nov 12, 1993-
111The Fourth War$7721,005$776,449$1,305,887Mar 23, 1990Cannon Film Distributors
112Friend Request$7782,573$2,002,863$3,759,078Sep 22, 2017Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures
113The 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
114Tarzan and the Lost City$7861,412$1,110,564$2,172,941Apr 24, 1998Warner Bros.
115Free Willy 3: The Rescue$7891,258$992,651$3,446,539Aug 8, 1997Warner Bros.
116Batman: Mask of the Phantasm$7901,506$1,189,975$5,617,391Dec 24, 1993Warner Bros.
117The Letters$790886$700,683$1,647,416Dec 4, 2015Freestyle Releasing
118Ruby$804764$614,327$919,286Mar 27, 1992Triumph Releasing Corporation
119The Identical$8111,956$1,587,137$2,827,666Sep 5, 2014Freestyle Releasing
120Life Itself$8132,609$2,123,463$4,102,648Sep 21, 2018Amazon Studios
121The Abandoned$8171,000$817,000$1,331,137Feb 23, 2007After Dark Films
122How to Lose Friends & Alienate People$8171,750$1,430,294$2,778,752Oct 3, 2008Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
123Year of the Gun$820739$606,046$1,182,273Nov 1, 1991Triumph Releasing Corporation
124Supercross$8201,621$1,330,520$2,941,421Aug 19, 2005Twentieth Century Fox
125Casablanca
2017 Re-release
$822725$596,068$1,024,560Nov 10, 2017Fathom Events
126Crazy in Alabama$8321,214$1,010,596$2,005,840Oct 22, 1999Sony Pictures Releasing
127The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them$833630$525,004$690,966Mar 26, 1993Miramax
128Rocky III
1983 Re-release
$8421,071$902,228$902,228May 6, 1983Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
129The Pebble and the Penguin$8541,315$1,123,041$3,983,912Apr 14, 1995Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
130Masterminds$8551,186$1,014,606$1,935,539Aug 22, 1997Sony Pictures Releasing
131Bad Samaritan$8602,007$1,726,868$3,435,047May 4, 2018Electric Entertainment
132Dylan Dog: Dead of Night$862875$754,779$1,186,538Apr 29, 2011-
133My All-American$8721,565$1,365,000$2,246,000Nov 13, 2015Clarius Entertainment
134Turn It Up$872661$576,820$1,247,949Sep 8, 2000New Line Cinema
135How I Got Into College$877743$651,850$1,642,239May 19, 1989Twentieth Century Fox
136Savage Islands$881925$815,160$1,963,756Nov 18, 1983Paramount Pictures
137Victor Frankenstein$8822,797$2,469,341$5,775,076Nov 27, 2015Twentieth Century Fox
138White Christmas
2018 Re-release
$887638$566,045$928,298Dec 7, 2018Fathom Events
139Aces: Iron Eagle III$8971,051$942,814$2,517,600Jun 12, 1992New Line Cinema
140Major League: Back to the Minors$8982,322$2,087,011$3,572,443Apr 17, 1998Warner Bros.
141Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace$8991,589$1,428,658$2,409,225Jan 12, 1996New Line Cinema
142The Dark Crystal
2018 Re-release
$900609$548,354$1,036,956Feb 23, 2018Fathom Events
143The Disappointments Room$9021,554$1,402,823$2,414,078Sep 9, 2016Relativity Media
144Beautifully Broken$905651$589,155$1,209,645Aug 24, 2018ArtAffects Entertainment
145Vibes$9131,003$916,482$1,883,811Aug 5, 1988Columbia Pictures
146Wired$914745$681,054$1,089,000Aug 25, 1989Taurus Entertainment Company
147Race the Sun$9161,218$1,116,504$1,945,552Mar 22, 1996Sony Pictures Releasing
148Unforgettable$9161,573$1,442,215$2,821,671Feb 23, 1996Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
149The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland$9191,094$1,005,386$2,608,000Aug 7, 1987-
150The Scout$9201,585$1,458,837$2,694,234Sep 30, 1994Twentieth Century Fox
151Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius$9251,332$1,233,297$2,536,460Apr 30, 2004-
152Free Fire$9291,070$994,431$1,799,312Apr 21, 2017A24
153The Stray$932640$596,547$1,579,440Oct 6, 2017Purdie Distribution
154Battle for Terra$9331,159$1,082,064$1,647,083May 1, 2009Lionsgate
155Pirates$9341,108$1,035,447$1,641,825Jul 18, 1986Cannon Film Distributors
156Chasers$938782$733,859$1,596,687Apr 22, 1994Warner Bros.
157The Adventures of Pluto Nash$9402,320$2,182,900$4,420,080Aug 16, 2002Warner Bros.
158Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star$9431,500$1,415,023$2,529,395Sep 9, 2011Sony Pictures Releasing
159The Fifth Estate$9451,769$1,673,351$3,255,008Oct 18, 2013Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
160The Rocker$9462,784$2,636,048$6,390,303Aug 22, 2008Twentieth Century Fox
161Grease
2018 Re-release
$949700$664,766$1,213,413Apr 6, 2018Fathom Events
162The Metropolitan Opera HD Live: Nico Muhly: Marnie$955669$639,253$849,710Nov 9, 2018Fathom Events
163The Pilgrim's Progress$961706$678,647$1,294,596Apr 19, 2019Fathom Events
164Pinocchio$9631,195$1,151,463$2,818,678Dec 27, 2002Miramax
165Date with an Angel$968843$816,062$1,988,962Nov 20, 1987De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
166Before I Go to Sleep$9691,902$1,843,347$3,242,457Oct 31, 2014Clarius Entertainment
167P2$9772,131$2,083,398$3,995,018Nov 9, 2007Summit Entertainment
168Black Beauty$9801,312$1,285,820$4,630,377Jul 29, 1994Warner Bros.
169Honkytonk Man$986677$667,727$4,484,991Dec 17, 1982Warner Bros.
170The Mighty Macs$987975$963,221$1,891,936Oct 21, 2011Quaker Media
171Big Bully$9891,143$1,131,094$2,042,530Jan 26, 1996Warner Bros.
172Radioland Murders$990844$835,570$1,316,865Oct 21, 1994Universal Pictures
173Morgan$9962,020$2,012,709$3,915,251Sep 2, 2016Twentieth Century Fox
174The Nutcracker$997786$783,721$2,119,994Nov 26, 1993Warner Bros.
175Wild America$9991,812$1,810,586$7,342,923Jul 4, 1997Warner Bros.
176Ravenous$1,0001,040$1,040,727$2,062,405Mar 19, 1999Twentieth Century Fox
177The Nutcracker Prince$1,003906$908,999$1,781,694Nov 23, 1990Warner Bros.
178Newsies$1,0071,223$1,232,508$2,819,485Apr 10, 1992Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
179Love Stinks$1,0111,325$1,339,575$2,924,635Sep 10, 1999Independent Artists
180College$1,0142,123$2,153,109$4,694,636Aug 29, 2008Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
181Spider-Man/Men in Black II
Double Bill
$1,0162,078$2,111,862$6,368,604Sep 6, 2002Sony Pictures Releasing
182The Real Cancun$1,0172,261$2,300,000$3,825,421Apr 25, 2003New Line Cinema
183Wagons East$1,0181,771$1,802,878$4,412,297Aug 26, 1994-
184Solarbabies$1,018692$704,692$1,579,260Nov 28, 1986Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
185The Big Town$1,019762$776,675$1,733,017Sep 25, 1987Columbia Pictures
186Replicas$1,0192,329$2,375,325$4,046,429Jan 11, 2019Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures
187Arctic Dogs$1,0202,844$2,901,335$5,524,553Nov 1, 2019Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures
188Return to the Blue Lagoon$1,0251,246$1,277,428$2,807,854Aug 2, 1991Columbia Pictures
189Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
R-Rated Extended Cut
$1,0311,317$1,358,833$2,184,339Feb 28, 2014Paramount Pictures
190Josh and S.A.M.$1,034774$800,469$1,640,220Nov 26, 1993Columbia Pictures
191Won't Back Down$1,0352,515$2,603,370$5,310,554Sep 28, 2012Twentieth Century Fox
192Malone$1,0381,326$1,377,691$3,060,858May 1, 1987Orion Pictures
193Resurrecting the Champ$1,0391,605$1,667,659$3,172,573Aug 24, 2007Yari Film Group Releasing
194Dog Days$1,0462,442$2,554,766$6,809,080Aug 10, 2018LD Entertainment
195Bandslam$1,0512,121$2,231,273$5,210,988Aug 14, 2009Summit Entertainment
196The Goldfinch$1,0532,542$2,679,027$5,332,621Sep 13, 2019Warner Bros.
197King Kong Lives$1,0611,105$1,172,942$4,711,220Dec 19, 1986De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
198Rooftops$1,0641,044$1,111,263$2,043,889Mar 17, 1989New Century
199Max Steel$1,0722,034$2,182,216$3,818,664Oct 14, 2016Open Road Films (II)
200Lucky You$1,0732,525$2,710,445$5,758,950May 4, 2007Warner Bros.
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