Top Opening Weekends By Month

Rank Release Opening % of Total Theaters Average Total Gross Wide Date Distributor
1Suicide Squad$133,682,24841.1%4,255$31,417$325,100,054Aug 5, 2016Warner Bros.
2Guardians of the Galaxy$94,320,88328.3%4,080$23,117$333,176,600Aug 1, 2014Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
3The Bourne Ultimatum$69,283,69030.5%3,660$18,929$227,471,070Aug 3, 2007Universal Pictures
4Rush Hour 2$67,408,22229.8%3,118$21,619$226,164,286Aug 3, 2001New Line Cinema
5Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles$65,575,10534.3%3,845$17,054$191,204,754Aug 8, 2014Paramount Pictures
6Straight Outta Compton$60,200,18037.3%2,757$21,835$161,197,785Aug 14, 2015Universal Pictures
7Signs$60,117,08026.4%3,264$18,418$227,966,634Aug 2, 2002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
8Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw$60,038,95034.5%4,253$14,116$173,810,100Aug 2, 2019Universal Pictures
9Rise of the Planet of the Apes$54,806,19131%3,648$15,023$176,760,185Aug 5, 2011Twentieth Century Fox
10G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$54,713,04636.4%4,007$13,654$150,201,498Aug 7, 2009Paramount Pictures
11Rush Hour 3$50,237,00035.9%3,778$13,297$140,125,968Aug 10, 2007New Line Cinema
12Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$47,042,21531.7%3,803$12,369$148,213,377Aug 4, 2006Sony Pictures Releasing
13The Meg$45,402,19531.2%4,118$11,025$145,443,742Aug 10, 2018Warner Bros.
14American Pie 2$45,117,98531.1%3,063$14,729$145,103,595Aug 10, 2001Universal Pictures
15xXx$44,506,10331.3%3,374$13,190$142,109,382Aug 9, 2002Revolution Studios
16The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$40,457,77039.5%3,760$10,760$102,491,776Aug 1, 2008Universal Pictures
17Alien vs. Predator$38,291,05647.7%3,395$11,278$80,282,231Aug 13, 2004Twentieth Century Fox
18The Bourne Legacy$38,142,82533.7%3,745$10,185$113,203,870Aug 10, 2012Universal Pictures
19Inglourious Basterds$38,054,67631.6%3,165$12,023$120,540,719Aug 21, 2009The Weinstein Company
20District 9$37,354,30832.3%3,049$12,251$115,646,235Aug 14, 2009TriStar Pictures
21S.W.A.T.$37,062,53531.7%3,202$11,574$116,934,650Aug 8, 2003Sony Pictures Releasing
22Freddy vs. Jason$36,400,00044.1%3,014$12,076$82,622,655Aug 15, 2003New Line Cinema
23The Other Guys$35,543,16229.8%3,651$9,735$119,219,978Aug 6, 2010Sony Pictures Releasing
24Annabelle: Creation$35,006,40434.3%3,502$9,996$102,092,201Aug 11, 2017Warner Bros.
25The Expendables$34,825,13533.8%3,270$10,649$103,068,524Aug 13, 2010Lionsgate
26Sausage Party$34,263,53435.1%3,103$11,042$97,685,686Aug 12, 2016Sony Pictures Releasing
27American Wedding$33,369,44031.9%3,172$10,520$104,565,114Aug 1, 2003Universal Pictures
28Superbad$33,052,41127.2%2,948$11,211$121,463,226Aug 17, 2007Sony Pictures Releasing
29The Dukes of Hazzard$30,675,31438.2%3,785$8,104$80,270,227Aug 5, 2005Warner Bros.
30Elysium$29,807,39332%3,284$9,076$93,050,117Aug 9, 2013TriStar Pictures
31The Expendables 2$28,591,37033.6%3,316$8,622$85,028,192Aug 17, 2012Lionsgate
32The Final Destination$27,408,30941.2%3,121$8,781$66,477,700Aug 28, 2009Warner Bros.
332 Guns$27,059,13035.8%3,025$8,945$75,612,460Aug 2, 2013Universal Pictures
34The Sixth Sense$26,681,2629.1%2,161$12,346$293,506,292Aug 6, 1999Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
35The Campaign$26,588,46030.6%3,205$8,295$86,907,746Aug 10, 2012Warner Bros.
36Crazy Rich Asians$26,510,14015.2%3,384$7,833$174,532,921Aug 17, 2018Warner Bros.
37We're the Millers$26,419,39617.6%3,260$8,104$150,394,119Aug 9, 2013Warner Bros.
38Hollow Man$26,414,38636.1%2,956$8,935$73,209,340Aug 4, 2000Sony Pictures Releasing
39Don't Breathe$26,411,70629.6%3,051$8,656$89,217,875Aug 26, 2016Screen Gems
40Halloween$26,362,36745.2%3,472$7,592$58,272,029Aug 31, 2007-
41The Help$26,044,59015.3%2,534$10,278$169,708,112Aug 12, 2011Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
42Tropic Thunder$25,812,79623.4%3,319$7,777$110,515,313Aug 15, 2008DreamWorks
43Fantastic Four$25,685,73745.8%3,995$6,429$56,117,548Aug 7, 2015Twentieth Century Fox
44Total Recall$25,577,75843.4%3,601$7,102$58,877,969Aug 3, 2012Sony Pictures Releasing
45Collateral$24,701,45824.5%3,188$7,748$101,005,703Aug 6, 2004DreamWorks Distribution
46Lee Daniels' The Butler$24,637,31221.1%2,933$8,400$116,632,095Aug 16, 2013The Weinstein Company
47Christopher Robin$24,585,13924.8%3,602$6,825$99,215,042Aug 3, 2018Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
48The Fugitive$23,758,85512.9%2,340$10,153$183,875,760Aug 6, 1993Warner Bros.
49Mortal Kombat$23,283,88733%2,421$9,617$70,454,098Aug 18, 1995New Line Cinema
50Pineapple Express$23,245,02526.6%3,072$7,566$87,341,380Aug 8, 2008Sony Pictures Releasing
51Eat Pray Love$23,104,52328.7%3,082$7,496$80,574,010Aug 13, 2010Sony Pictures Releasing
52The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$22,956,45324.1%3,472$6,611$95,170,481Aug 13, 2004Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
53The Princess Diaries$22,862,26921.1%2,537$9,011$108,248,956Aug 3, 2001Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
54Planes$22,232,29124.6%3,702$6,005$90,288,712Aug 9, 2013Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
55Freaky Friday$22,203,00720.1%2,954$7,516$110,230,332Aug 8, 2003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
56Pete's Dragon$21,514,09528.2%3,702$5,811$76,233,151Aug 12, 2016Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
57The 40-Year-Old Virgin$21,422,81519.6%2,845$7,529$109,449,237Aug 19, 2005Universal Pictures
58Good Boys$21,402,60525.8%3,204$6,679$83,083,070Aug 16, 2019Universal Pictures
59The Hitman's Bodyguard$21,384,50428.3%3,377$6,332$75,468,583Aug 18, 2017Lionsgate
60Angel Has Fallen$21,380,98731%3,286$6,506$69,030,436Aug 23, 2019Lionsgate
61Four Brothers$21,176,92528.4%2,533$8,360$74,494,381Aug 12, 2005Paramount Pictures
62Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark$20,915,34630.3%3,135$6,671$68,947,075Aug 9, 2019Lionsgate
63Step Up$20,659,57331.6%2,467$8,374$65,328,121Aug 11, 2006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
64Takers$20,512,30435.5%2,206$9,298$57,744,720Aug 27, 2010Screen Gems
65The Last Exorcism$20,366,61349.6%2,874$7,086$41,034,350Aug 27, 2010Lionsgate
66Clear and Present Danger$20,348,01716.7%2,378$8,556$122,187,717Aug 5, 1994Paramount Pictures
67Julie & Julia$20,027,95621.3%2,354$8,508$94,125,426Aug 7, 2009Sony Pictures Releasing
68Spawn$19,738,74936%2,536$7,783$54,870,175Aug 1, 1997New Line Cinema
69Conspiracy Theory$19,313,56625.4%2,806$6,882$75,982,834Aug 8, 1997Warner Bros.
70The Dark Tower$19,153,69837.8%3,451$5,550$50,701,325Aug 4, 2017Sony Pictures Releasing
71World Trade Center$18,730,76226.7%2,957$6,334$70,278,893Aug 11, 2006Paramount Pictures
72The Time Traveler's Wife$18,623,17129.4%2,988$6,232$63,414,846Aug 14, 2009Warner Bros.
73Space Cowboys$18,093,77620%2,805$6,450$90,464,773Aug 4, 2000Warner Bros.
74Bowfinger$18,062,55027.2%2,706$6,675$66,384,775Aug 13, 1999Universal Pictures
75Exorcist: The Beginning$18,054,00143.2%2,803$6,440$41,821,986Aug 20, 2004Warner Bros.
76Final Destination 5$18,031,39642.3%3,155$5,715$42,587,643Aug 12, 2011Warner Bros.
77Let's Be Cops$17,813,72221.6%3,094$5,757$82,390,774Aug 15, 2014Twentieth Century Fox
78Hero$17,800,00033.1%2,031$8,764$53,710,019Aug 27, 2004Miramax
79The Possession$17,732,48036.1%2,816$6,297$49,130,154Aug 31, 2012Lionsgate
80The Smurfs 2$17,548,38924.7%3,866$4,539$71,017,784Aug 2, 2013Sony Pictures Releasing
81The Cell$17,515,05028.6%2,411$7,264$61,334,059Aug 18, 2000New Line Cinema
82Dora and the Lost City of Gold$17,431,58828.8%3,735$4,667$60,477,943Aug 9, 2019Paramount Pictures
83Bring It On$17,362,10525.4%2,380$7,295$68,379,000Aug 25, 2000Universal Pictures
84Into the Storm$17,346,42736.4%3,434$5,051$47,602,194Aug 8, 2014Warner Bros.
85Coyote Ugly$17,319,28228.5%2,653$6,528$60,786,269Aug 4, 2000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
86Blade$17,073,85624.4%2,322$7,353$70,087,718Aug 21, 1998New Line Cinema
87Invincible$17,031,12229.5%2,917$5,838$57,806,952Aug 25, 2006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
88Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams$16,711,71619.5%3,307$5,053$85,846,429Aug 9, 2002Dimension Films
89Halloween II$16,349,56549%3,025$5,404$33,392,973Aug 28, 2009-
90Snake Eyes$16,310,37329.3%2,713$6,011$55,591,409Aug 7, 1998Paramount Pictures
91Halloween H20: 20 Years Later$16,187,72429.4%2,607$6,209$55,041,738Aug 7, 1998Dimension Films
92Red Eye$16,167,66227.9%3,079$5,250$57,891,803Aug 19, 2005DreamWorks Distribution
93The Skeleton Key$16,057,94533.5%2,771$5,795$47,907,715Aug 12, 2005Universal Pictures
94The Expendables 3$15,879,64540.4%3,221$4,930$39,322,544Aug 15, 2014Lionsgate
95Barnyard$15,820,86421.8%3,311$4,778$72,637,803Aug 4, 2006Paramount Pictures
96One Direction: This Is Us$15,815,49754.8%2,735$5,782$28,873,374Aug 30, 2013TriStar Pictures
97Step Up 3D$15,812,31137.3%2,435$6,493$42,400,223Aug 6, 2010Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
98If I Stay$15,679,19031.1%2,907$5,393$50,474,843Aug 22, 2014Warner Bros.
99Jeepers Creepers 2$15,269,32442.8%3,124$4,887$35,667,218Aug 29, 2003United Artists
100The Brothers Grimm$15,093,00039.8%3,087$4,889$37,916,267Aug 26, 2005Dimension Films
101Unforgiven$15,018,00714.8%2,071$7,251$101,157,447Aug 7, 1992Warner Bros.
102Dangerous Minds$14,931,50317.6%1,348$11,076$84,919,401Aug 11, 1995Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
103War Dogs$14,685,30534.1%3,258$4,507$43,034,523Aug 19, 2016Warner Bros.
104Hope Springs$14,650,12123.1%2,361$6,205$63,536,011Aug 10, 2012Sony Pictures Releasing
105Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days$14,623,59929.8%3,391$4,312$49,008,662Aug 3, 2012Twentieth Century Fox
106Star Wars: The Clone Wars$14,611,27341.6%3,452$4,232$35,161,554Aug 15, 2008Warner Bros.
107The Thomas Crown Affair$14,600,71921.1%2,427$6,015$69,305,181Aug 6, 1999Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
108The House Bunny$14,533,70230.1%2,714$5,355$48,237,389Aug 22, 2008Sony Pictures Releasing
109Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters$14,401,05421%3,031$4,751$68,559,554Aug 9, 2013Twentieth Century Fox
110Blue Crush$14,169,45535.1%3,002$4,720$40,390,647Aug 16, 2002Universal Pictures
111The Others$14,089,95214.6%1,678$8,396$96,522,687Aug 10, 2001Miramax
112ParaNorman$14,087,05025.2%3,429$4,108$56,003,051Aug 17, 2012Focus Features
113Open Range$14,047,78124.1%2,075$6,770$58,331,254Aug 15, 2003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
114Snakes on a Plane$13,850,00040.7%3,555$3,895$34,020,814Aug 18, 2006New Line Cinema
115Mile 22$13,710,82538%3,520$3,895$36,108,758Aug 17, 2018STX Entertainment
116Get on Up$13,585,91544.2%2,468$5,504$30,703,100Aug 1, 2014Universal Pictures
117The Change-Up$13,531,11536.5%2,913$4,645$37,081,475Aug 5, 2011Universal Pictures
118Without a Paddle$13,528,94623.3%2,730$4,955$58,169,327Aug 20, 2004Paramount Pictures
119Cop Land$13,510,48230.1%2,233$6,050$44,862,187Aug 15, 1997Miramax
120The Man from U.N.C.L.E.$13,421,03629.5%3,638$3,689$45,445,109Aug 14, 2015Warner Bros.
121Kick-Ass 2$13,332,95546.3%2,940$4,535$28,795,985Aug 16, 2013Universal Pictures
12230 Minutes or Less$13,330,11836%2,888$4,615$37,053,924Aug 12, 2011Sony Pictures Releasing
123Jeepers Creepers$13,106,10834.6%2,944$4,451$37,904,175Aug 31, 2001United Artists
124A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master$12,833,40326%1,765$7,271$49,369,899Aug 19, 1988New Line Cinema
125Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid$12,812,28739.7%2,905$4,410$32,238,923Aug 27, 2004Screen Gems
126Death Race$12,621,09034.8%2,532$4,984$36,316,032Aug 22, 2008Universal Pictures
127Kubo and the Two Strings$12,608,37226.3%3,260$3,867$48,023,088Aug 19, 2016Focus Features
128The Master of Disguise$12,554,65031.1%2,565$4,894$40,388,794Aug 2, 2002Revolution Studios
129The Giver$12,305,01627.3%3,003$4,097$45,090,374Aug 15, 2014The Weinstein Company
130Vampires Suck$12,202,83133.3%3,233$3,774$36,661,504Aug 20, 2010Twentieth Century Fox
131The Spy Who Dumped Me$12,103,04336.1%3,111$3,890$33,562,069Aug 3, 2018Lionsgate
132The Gift$11,854,27327.1%2,503$4,736$43,787,265Aug 7, 2015STX Entertainment
133Open Water$11,800,00038.5%2,709$4,355$30,610,863Aug 20, 2004Lionsgate
134Rat Race$11,662,09420.6%2,550$4,573$56,618,055Aug 17, 2001Paramount Pictures
135Spy Kids 4-D: All the Time in the World$11,644,67230.2%3,295$3,534$38,538,188Aug 19, 2011-
136Sparkle$11,643,34247.7%2,244$5,188$24,397,469Aug 17, 2012TriStar Pictures
137Underdog$11,585,12126.5%3,013$3,845$43,760,605Aug 3, 2007Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
138Slender Man$11,371,86637.2%2,358$4,822$30,569,484Aug 10, 2018Screen Gems
139Balls of Fury$11,352,12334.5%3,052$3,719$32,886,940Aug 31, 2007Rogue Pictures
140War Room$11,351,38916.7%1,135$10,001$67,790,117Aug 28, 2015TriStar Pictures
141How Stella Got Her Groove Back$11,318,91930%1,395$8,113$37,672,941Aug 14, 1998Twentieth Century Fox
142Uptown Girls$11,277,36730.3%2,495$4,519$37,182,494Aug 15, 2003Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
143Ben-Hur$11,203,81542.4%3,084$3,632$26,410,477Aug 19, 2016Paramount Pictures
144Jack$11,191,49619.1%1,710$6,544$58,620,973Aug 9, 1996Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
145Natural Born Killers$11,166,68722.2%1,510$7,395$50,282,766Aug 26, 1994Warner Bros.
146Mirrors$11,161,07436.4%2,664$4,189$30,691,439Aug 15, 2008Twentieth Century Fox
147Something to Talk About$11,115,69721.9%1,510$7,361$50,865,589Aug 4, 1995Warner Bros.
148G.I. Jane$11,094,24123%1,945$5,703$48,169,156Aug 22, 1997Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
149The Original Kings of Comedy$11,053,83228.9%847$13,050$38,182,790Aug 18, 2000Paramount Pictures
150The Replacements$11,039,21424.7%2,754$4,008$44,737,059Aug 11, 2000Warner Bros.
151Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back$11,018,54336.6%2,765$3,985$30,085,147Aug 24, 2001Miramax
152Autumn in New York$10,987,00629.1%2,255$4,872$37,761,915Aug 11, 2000Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
153The Hundred-Foot Journey$10,979,29020.2%2,023$5,427$54,240,821Aug 8, 2014Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
154Smokey and the Bandit II$10,883,83516.5%1,196$9,100$66,132,626Aug 15, 1980Universal Pictures
155Hot Shots!$10,848,18215.6%1,929$5,623$69,467,617Aug 2, 1991Twentieth Century Fox
156BlacKkKlansman$10,845,33022%1,512$7,172$49,275,340Aug 10, 2018Focus Features
157The Odd Life of Timothy Green$10,822,90320.9%2,598$4,165$51,854,875Aug 17, 2012Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
158The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2$10,678,43024.2%2,707$3,944$44,089,964Aug 8, 2008Warner Bros.
159Money Talks$10,654,36926%2,005$5,313$40,922,619Aug 22, 1997New Line Cinema
160Lottery Ticket$10,652,29743.1%1,973$5,399$24,719,879Aug 20, 2010Warner Bros.
161Scott Pilgrim vs. the World$10,609,79533.7%2,818$3,765$31,524,275Aug 13, 2010Universal Pictures
162Sinister 2$10,542,11638%2,766$3,811$27,740,955Aug 21, 2015Focus Features
163Parenthood$10,506,45010.5%1,262$8,325$100,047,830Aug 4, 1989Universal Pictures
164The Art of War$10,410,99334.5%2,630$3,958$30,208,599Aug 25, 2000Warner Bros.
165Colombiana$10,408,17628.4%2,614$3,981$36,665,854Aug 26, 2011TriStar Pictures
166The Angry Birds Movie 2$10,354,07324.8%3,869$2,676$41,667,116Aug 16, 2019Sony Pictures Releasing
167Alpha$10,352,51228.9%2,719$3,807$35,857,181Aug 17, 2018Studio 8
168The Avengers$10,305,95744.1%2,466$4,179$23,384,939Aug 14, 1998Warner Bros.
169The 13th Warrior$10,267,75631.4%2,306$4,452$32,698,899Aug 27, 1999Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
170Single White Female$10,212,40121.3%1,744$5,855$48,017,402Aug 14, 1992Columbia Pictures
171Mickey Blue Eyes$10,178,28930.1%2,573$3,955$33,864,342Aug 20, 1999Warner Bros.
172Tin Cup$10,128,83418.8%2,012$5,034$53,854,588Aug 16, 1996Warner Bros.
173Piranha 3D$10,106,87240.4%2,470$4,091$25,003,155Aug 20, 2010-
174Hard Target$10,106,50031%1,972$5,125$32,589,677Aug 20, 1993Universal Pictures
175Flatliners$10,034,68516.3%1,319$7,607$61,489,265Aug 10, 1990Columbia Pictures
176The Little Rascals$10,028,06519.2%1,726$5,810$52,125,282Aug 5, 1994Universal Pictures
177Accepted$10,023,83527.6%2,914$3,439$36,323,505Aug 18, 2006Universal Pictures
178Conan the Barbarian$10,021,21547.1%3,015$3,323$21,295,021Aug 19, 2011Lionsgate
179Mystery Men$10,017,86533.7%2,136$4,690$29,762,011Aug 6, 1999Universal Pictures
180Kidnap$10,016,32332.3%2,378$4,212$30,971,040Aug 4, 2017Aviron Pictures
181Lawless$10,001,98226.7%2,888$3,463$37,400,127Aug 31, 2012The Weinstein Company
182Mr. Bean's Holiday$9,889,78029.7%1,714$5,770$33,302,167Aug 24, 2007Universal Pictures
183War$9,820,08943.7%2,277$4,312$22,486,409Aug 24, 2007Lionsgate
184Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo$9,626,28743%3,127$3,078$22,400,154Aug 12, 2005Sony Pictures Releasing
185The Happytime Murders$9,532,42546%3,256$2,927$20,706,452Aug 24, 2018STX Entertainment
186A Walk in the Clouds$9,526,01019%1,534$6,209$50,008,143Aug 11, 1995Twentieth Century Fox
187Event Horizon$9,511,91535.7%2,311$4,115$26,673,242Aug 15, 1997Paramount Pictures
188Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie - Pyramid of Light$9,485,49448%2,411$3,934$19,765,868Aug 13, 2004Warner Bros.
189Babylon A.D.$9,484,62742.1%3,390$2,797$22,532,572Aug 29, 2008Twentieth Century Fox
190Bless the Child$9,413,68432%2,524$3,729$29,381,494Aug 11, 2000Paramount Pictures
191Friday the 13th: Part III$9,406,52227.2%1,079$8,717$34,581,519Aug 13, 1982Paramount Pictures
192The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones$9,336,95730%3,118$2,994$31,165,421Aug 23, 2013Screen Gems
193The Abyss$9,319,79717.2%1,533$6,079$54,222,310Aug 11, 1989Twentieth Century Fox
194The Exorcist III$9,312,21935.7%1,288$7,229$26,098,824Aug 17, 1990Twentieth Century Fox
195Stardust$9,169,77923.7%2,540$3,610$38,634,938Aug 10, 2007Paramount Pictures
196Tightrope$9,156,54519%1,535$5,965$48,143,579Aug 17, 1984Warner Bros.
197The Island of Dr. Moreau$9,101,98732.9%2,035$4,472$27,663,982Aug 23, 1996New Line Cinema
198Escape from L.A.$8,912,55735%2,312$3,854$25,477,365Aug 9, 1996Paramount Pictures
199The Descent$8,911,33034.2%2,095$4,253$26,024,456Aug 4, 2006Lionsgate
200The World's End$8,811,79033.9%1,551$5,681$26,004,851Aug 23, 2013Focus Features