Top Opening Weekends By Month

Data as of Aug 8, 1:37 PDT
Rank Release Opening % of Total Theaters Average Total Gross Wide Date Distributor
1Joker$96,202,33728.7%4,374$21,994$335,451,311Oct 4, 2019Warner Bros.
2Venom: Let There Be Carnage$90,033,21042.2%4,225$21,309$213,550,366Oct 1, 2021Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
3Venom$80,255,75637.6%4,250$18,883$213,515,506Oct 5, 2018Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
4Halloween$76,221,54547.8%3,928$19,404$159,342,015Oct 19, 2018Universal Pictures
5Gravity$55,785,11220.4%3,575$15,604$274,092,705Oct 4, 2013Warner Bros.
6No Time to Die$55,225,00734.3%4,407$12,531$160,891,007Oct 8, 2021Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
7The Martian$54,308,57523.8%3,831$14,176$228,433,663Oct 2, 2015Twentieth Century Fox
8Paranormal Activity 3$52,568,18350.5%3,321$15,829$104,028,807Oct 21, 2011Paramount Pictures
9Jackass 3D$50,353,64143%3,081$16,343$117,229,692Oct 15, 2010Paramount Pictures
10Scary Movie 3$49,700,00045.2%3,505$14,179$110,003,217Oct 24, 2003Dimension Films
11Taken 2$49,514,76935.4%3,661$13,524$139,854,287Oct 5, 2012Twentieth Century Fox
12Halloween Kills$49,404,98053.7%3,705$13,334$92,002,155Oct 15, 2021Universal Pictures
13Shark Tale$47,604,60629.6%4,016$11,853$160,861,908Oct 1, 2004DreamWorks Distribution
14A Star Is Born$42,908,05119.9%3,686$11,640$215,288,866Oct 5, 2018Warner Bros.
15High School Musical 3: Senior Year$42,030,18446.4%3,623$11,600$90,559,416Oct 24, 2008Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
16Dune$41,011,17437.9%4,125$9,942$108,327,830Oct 22, 2021Warner Bros.
17Paranormal Activity 2$40,678,42448%3,216$12,648$84,752,907Oct 22, 2010Paramount Pictures
18The Grudge$39,128,71535.5%3,245$12,058$110,359,362Oct 22, 2004Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
19Gone Girl$37,513,10922.4%3,014$12,446$167,767,189Oct 3, 2014Twentieth Century Fox
20Annabelle$37,134,25544.1%3,185$11,659$84,273,813Oct 3, 2014Warner Bros.
21Maleficent: Mistress of Evil$36,948,71332.4%3,790$9,749$113,929,605Oct 18, 2019Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
22Red Dragon$36,540,94539.2%3,357$10,885$93,149,898Oct 4, 2002Universal Pictures
23Couples Retreat$34,286,74031.4%3,000$11,428$109,204,945Oct 9, 2009Universal Pictures
24Puss in Boots$34,077,43922.8%3,952$8,622$149,260,504Oct 28, 2011DreamWorks
25Saw III$33,610,39141.9%3,167$10,612$80,238,724Oct 27, 2006Lionsgate
26Blade Runner 2049$32,753,12235.6%4,058$8,071$92,054,159Oct 6, 2017Warner Bros.
27Where the Wild Things Are$32,695,40742.3%3,735$8,753$77,233,467Oct 16, 2009Warner Bros.
28Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa$32,055,17731.4%3,336$9,608$102,003,019Oct 25, 2013Paramount Pictures
29Saw IV$31,756,76450.2%3,183$9,976$63,300,095Oct 26, 2007Lionsgate
30Saw II$31,725,65236.4%2,949$10,758$87,039,965Oct 28, 2005Lionsgate
31The Addams Family$30,300,00730.3%4,007$7,561$100,044,905Oct 11, 2019United Artists Releasing
32Saw V$30,053,95453%3,060$9,821$56,746,769Oct 24, 2008Lionsgate
33Beverly Hills Chihuahua$29,300,46531%3,215$9,113$94,514,402Oct 3, 2008Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
34The Texas Chainsaw Massacre$29,100,00036.1%3,016$9,648$80,571,655Oct 17, 2003New Line Cinema
35Paranormal Activity 4$29,003,86653.8%3,412$8,500$53,885,000Oct 19, 2012Paramount Pictures
36Meet the Parents$28,623,30017.2%2,614$10,950$166,244,045Oct 6, 2000Universal Pictures
37Boo! A Madea Halloween$28,501,44838.9%2,260$12,611$73,206,343Oct 21, 2016Lionsgate
38Real Steel$27,319,67732%3,440$7,941$85,468,508Oct 7, 2011Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
39The Departed$26,887,46720.3%3,017$8,911$132,384,315Oct 6, 2006Warner Bros.
40Zombieland: Double Tap$26,803,10436.7%3,468$7,728$73,123,082Oct 18, 2019Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
41Happy Death Day$26,039,02546.8%3,149$8,268$55,683,845Oct 13, 2017Universal Pictures
42Captain Phillips$25,718,31424%3,020$8,515$107,100,855Oct 11, 2013Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
43Zombieland$24,733,15532.7%3,036$8,146$75,590,286Oct 2, 2009Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
44The Accountant$24,710,27328.6%3,332$7,416$86,260,045Oct 14, 2016Warner Bros.
45The Girl on the Train$24,536,26532.5%3,144$7,804$75,395,035Oct 7, 2016Universal Pictures
46Fury$23,702,42127.6%3,173$7,470$85,817,906Oct 17, 2014Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
47Goosebumps$23,618,55629.5%3,501$6,746$80,080,379Oct 16, 2015Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
48Dracula Untold$23,514,61541.8%2,885$8,150$56,280,355Oct 10, 2014Universal Pictures
49This Is It$23,234,39432.2%3,481$6,674$72,091,016Oct 30, 2009Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
50Jack Reacher: Never Go Back$22,872,49039%3,780$6,050$58,697,076Oct 21, 2016Paramount Pictures
51Jackass: The Movie$22,763,43735.4%2,509$9,072$64,255,312Oct 25, 2002Paramount Pictures
52Training Day$22,550,78829.4%2,712$8,315$76,631,907Oct 5, 2001Warner Bros.
53Saw: The Final Chapter$22,530,12349.3%2,808$8,023$45,710,178Oct 29, 2010Lionsgate
54The Social Network$22,445,65323.1%2,771$8,100$96,962,694Oct 1, 2010Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
55Kill Bill: Vol. 1$22,200,00031.7%3,102$7,156$70,099,045Oct 10, 2003Miramax
56Ladder 49$22,088,20429.6%3,260$6,775$74,541,707Oct 1, 2004Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
57RED$21,761,40824.1%3,255$6,685$90,380,162Oct 15, 2010Summit Entertainment
58Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$21,353,78938.7%2,011$10,618$55,204,525Oct 12, 2007Lionsgate
59Boo 2! A Madea Halloween$21,226,95344.9%2,388$8,889$47,319,572Oct 20, 2017Lionsgate
60Law Abiding Citizen$21,039,50228.7%2,890$7,280$73,357,727Oct 16, 2009Overture Films
61The Grudge 2$20,825,30053.2%3,211$6,485$39,143,839Oct 13, 2006Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
62Gemini Man$20,552,37242.3%3,642$5,643$48,546,770Oct 11, 2019Paramount Pictures
63Friday Night Lights$20,269,02533.1%2,667$7,599$61,255,921Oct 8, 2004Universal Pictures
64Ray$20,039,73026.6%2,006$9,989$75,331,600Oct 29, 2004Universal Pictures
65Ouija$19,875,99539.1%2,858$6,954$50,856,010Oct 24, 2014Universal Pictures
66School of Rock$19,622,71424.1%2,614$7,506$81,261,177Oct 3, 2003Paramount Pictures
67Paranormal Activity$19,617,65018.2%760$25,812$107,918,810Oct 16, 2009Paramount Pictures
68Argo$19,458,10914.3%3,232$6,020$136,025,503Oct 12, 2012Warner Bros.
69Brother Bear$19,404,49222.7%3,030$6,404$85,336,277Oct 31, 2003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
70The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$19,150,00048.5%2,820$6,790$39,517,763Oct 6, 2006New Line Cinema
71Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day$18,360,23027.4%3,088$5,945$66,954,149Oct 10, 2014Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
72Saw$18,276,46833.1%2,315$7,894$55,185,045Oct 29, 2004Lionsgate
73Sinister$18,007,63437.4%2,527$7,126$48,086,903Oct 12, 2012Lionsgate
74Max Payne$17,639,84943.4%3,376$5,225$40,689,393Oct 17, 2008Twentieth Century Fox
75The Addams Family 2$17,325,00730.7%4,207$4,118$56,489,153Oct 1, 2021United Artists Releasing
76K-PAX$17,215,27534.2%2,541$6,775$50,338,485Oct 26, 2001Universal Pictures
77Antz$17,195,16018.9%2,449$7,021$90,757,863Oct 2, 1998DreamWorks Distribution
78The Book of Life$17,005,21833.9%3,071$5,537$50,151,543Oct 17, 2014Twentieth Century Fox
79Stargate$16,651,01823.3%2,033$8,190$71,567,262Oct 28, 1994Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
80Jigsaw$16,640,45243.7%2,941$5,658$38,052,832Oct 27, 2017Lionsgate
81The Legend of Zorro$16,328,50635.1%3,520$4,638$46,464,023Oct 28, 2005Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
82Out of Time$16,185,31639.4%3,076$5,261$41,088,845Oct 3, 2003Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
83Carrie$16,101,55245.7%3,157$5,100$35,266,619Oct 18, 2013Screen Gems
84Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$16,025,98728.6%3,645$4,396$56,110,897Oct 7, 2005DreamWorks Distribution
85First Man$16,006,06535.6%3,640$4,397$44,936,545Oct 12, 2018Universal Pictures
8630 Days of Night$15,951,90240.3%2,855$5,587$39,569,000Oct 19, 2007Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
87House on Haunted Hill$15,946,03239%2,710$5,884$40,846,082Oct 29, 1999Warner Bros.
88Three Kings$15,847,63626.1%2,942$5,386$60,652,036Oct 1, 1999Warner Bros.
89What Dreams May Come$15,833,59228.6%2,526$6,268$55,382,927Oct 2, 1998PolyGram
90I Know What You Did Last Summer$15,818,64521.8%2,524$6,267$72,586,134Oct 17, 1997Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
91Goosebumps 2: Slappy's Revenge$15,802,22533.8%3,521$4,487$46,700,633Oct 12, 2018Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
92Footloose
2011 Re-release
$15,556,11330%3,549$4,383$51,802,742Oct 14, 2011Paramount Pictures
93Doom$15,488,87054.9%3,044$5,088$28,212,337Oct 21, 2005Universal Pictures
94Bridge of Spies$15,371,20321.3%2,811$5,468$72,313,754Oct 16, 2015Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
95Pan$15,315,43543.6%3,515$4,357$35,088,320Oct 9, 2015Warner Bros.
96Thir13en Ghosts$15,165,35536.2%2,781$5,453$41,867,960Oct 26, 2001Warner Bros.
97The Ring$15,015,39311.6%1,981$7,579$129,128,133Oct 18, 2002DreamWorks Distribution
98Inferno$14,860,42543.3%3,576$4,155$34,343,574Oct 28, 2016Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
99Pitch Perfect$14,846,83022.8%2,770$5,359$65,001,093Oct 5, 2012Universal Pictures
100The Prestige$14,801,80827.9%2,281$6,489$53,089,891Oct 20, 2006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
101Life as We Know It$14,506,46427.2%3,150$4,605$53,374,681Oct 8, 2010Warner Bros.
102John Wick$14,415,92233.5%2,589$5,568$43,037,835Oct 24, 2014Lionsgate
103The Specialist$14,317,76525%2,522$5,677$57,362,582Oct 7, 1994Warner Bros.
104Demolition Man$14,262,43224.6%2,246$6,350$58,055,768Oct 8, 1993Warner Bros.
105Quarantine$14,211,32144.8%2,461$5,774$31,691,811Oct 10, 2008Screen Gems
106Saw VI$14,118,44451%3,036$4,650$27,693,292Oct 23, 2009Lionsgate
107Ouija: Origin of Evil$14,065,50040%3,167$4,441$35,144,505Oct 21, 2016Universal Pictures
108The Heartbreak Kid$14,022,10538.1%3,229$4,342$36,787,257Oct 5, 2007DreamWorks
109Geostorm$13,707,37640.7%3,246$4,222$33,700,160Oct 20, 2017Warner Bros.
110Serendipity$13,309,24126.5%2,601$5,116$50,294,317Oct 5, 2001Miramax
111Radio$13,303,72425.4%3,074$4,327$52,333,738Oct 24, 2003Revolution Studios
112Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2$13,223,88750%3,317$3,986$26,437,094Oct 27, 2000Artisan Entertainment
113Kiss the Girls$13,215,16721.8%2,271$5,819$60,527,873Oct 3, 1997Paramount Pictures
114Crimson Peak$13,143,31042.3%2,984$4,404$31,090,320Oct 16, 2015Universal Pictures
115The Judge$13,116,22627.8%3,003$4,367$47,119,388Oct 10, 2014Warner Bros.
116The Foreigner$13,113,02438.1%2,515$5,213$34,393,507Oct 13, 2017STX Entertainment
117Good Boy$13,107,02234.8%3,225$4,064$37,667,746Oct 10, 2003Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
118Bedazzled$13,106,52634.6%2,568$5,103$37,886,980Oct 20, 2000Twentieth Century Fox
119Practical Magic$13,104,69428%2,652$4,941$46,732,881Oct 16, 1998Warner Bros.
120Bandits$13,050,70031.4%3,207$4,069$41,575,141Oct 12, 2001Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
121Random Hearts$13,012,58541.3%2,697$4,824$31,502,583Oct 8, 1999Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
122Body of Lies$12,884,41632.7%2,710$4,754$39,394,666Oct 10, 2008Warner Bros.
123Get Shorty$12,700,00717.6%1,612$7,878$72,101,622Oct 20, 1995Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
124Secretariat$12,694,77021.3%3,072$4,132$59,713,955Oct 8, 2010Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
125Intolerable Cruelty$12,525,07535.5%2,564$4,884$35,327,628Oct 10, 2003Universal Pictures
126Toy Story
2009 Re-release
$12,491,78940.7%1,745$7,158$30,702,446Oct 2, 2009Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
127Sleepers$12,305,74523.1%1,915$6,425$53,315,285Oct 18, 1996Warner Bros.
128Man of the Year$12,299,38033%2,515$4,890$37,327,390Oct 13, 2006Universal Pictures
129The Devil's Advocate$12,170,53620%2,161$5,631$60,944,660Oct 17, 1997Warner Bros.
130Sicario$12,148,04125.9%2,620$4,636$46,889,293Oct 2, 2015Lionsgate
131Team America: World Police$12,120,35837%2,539$4,773$32,786,074Oct 15, 2004Paramount Pictures
132Look Who's Talking$12,107,7848.6%1,208$10,023$140,088,813Oct 13, 1989TriStar Pictures
133In Time$12,050,36832.1%3,122$3,859$37,520,095Oct 28, 2011Twentieth Century Fox
134Taxi
2004 Re-release
$12,029,83232.9%3,001$4,008$36,611,066Oct 8, 2004Twentieth Century Fox
135Hereafter$12,018,14736.7%2,181$5,510$32,746,941Oct 22, 2010Warner Bros.
136Runaway Jury$11,836,70523.9%2,815$4,204$49,443,628Oct 17, 2003Twentieth Century Fox
137Bride of Chucky$11,830,85536.5%2,412$4,904$32,400,658Oct 16, 1998Universal Pictures
138Here Comes the Boom$11,816,59626.1%3,014$3,920$45,290,318Oct 12, 2012Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
139Dan in Real Life$11,809,44524.8%1,921$6,147$47,642,963Oct 26, 2007Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
140Kevin Hart: What Now?$11,767,21049.9%2,567$4,584$23,591,043Oct 14, 2016Universal Pictures
141The Fog$11,752,91739.8%2,972$3,954$29,550,869Oct 14, 2005Revolution Studios
142Shall We Dance$11,600,00020%1,772$6,546$57,890,460Oct 15, 2004Miramax
143The Stepfather$11,581,58639.9%2,734$4,236$29,062,561Oct 16, 2009Screen Gems
144Ghost Ship$11,503,42338.2%2,787$4,127$30,113,491Oct 25, 2002Warner Bros.
145Frankenweenie$11,412,21332.3%3,005$3,797$35,291,068Oct 5, 2012Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
146Employee of the Month$11,407,75140.1%2,579$4,423$28,444,855Oct 6, 2006Lionsgate
147Alex Cross$11,396,76844%2,539$4,488$25,888,412Oct 19, 2012Lionsgate
148Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$11,311,75135.9%2,421$4,672$31,487,293Oct 3, 2008Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
149Fight Club$11,035,48529.8%1,963$5,621$37,030,102Oct 15, 1999Twentieth Century Fox
150From Hell$11,014,81834.9%2,305$4,778$31,602,566Oct 19, 2001Twentieth Century Fox
151We Own the Night$10,826,28737.9%2,362$4,583$28,563,179Oct 12, 2007Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
152The Last Witch Hunter$10,812,86139.5%3,082$3,508$27,367,660Oct 23, 2015Lionsgate
153Brown Sugar$10,738,88239.2%1,372$7,827$27,363,891Oct 11, 2002Fox Searchlight Pictures
154Elizabethtown$10,618,71139.5%2,517$4,218$26,850,426Oct 14, 2005Paramount Pictures
155The Mountain Between Us$10,551,33634.8%3,088$3,416$30,348,555Oct 6, 2017Twentieth Century Fox
156The Secret Life of Bees$10,527,79927.9%1,591$6,617$37,770,162Oct 17, 2008Fox Searchlight Pictures
157W.$10,505,66841.1%2,030$5,175$25,534,493Oct 17, 2008Lionsgate
158The Ides of March$10,470,14325.6%2,199$4,761$40,962,534Oct 7, 2011Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
159Mystic River$10,445,54711.6%1,467$7,120$90,135,191Oct 17, 2003Warner Bros.
160Nightcrawler$10,441,00032.2%2,766$3,774$32,381,217Oct 31, 2014Open Road Films (II)
161Riding in Cars with Boys$10,404,65234.5%2,770$3,756$30,165,536Oct 19, 2001Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
162Michael Clayton$10,373,42221.2%2,511$4,131$49,033,882Oct 12, 2007Warner Bros.
163Flags of Our Fathers$10,245,19030.5%1,876$5,461$33,602,376Oct 20, 2006DreamWorks
164Zack and Miri Make a Porno$10,065,63032%2,735$3,680$31,457,946Oct 31, 2008The Weinstein Company
165Seven Years in Tibet$10,020,37826.4%2,103$4,764$37,957,682Oct 10, 1997Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
166In Her Shoes$10,017,57530.5%2,808$3,567$32,880,591Oct 7, 2005Twentieth Century Fox
167The Best of Me$10,003,82737.4%2,936$3,407$26,766,213Oct 17, 2014Relativity Media
168Escape Plan$9,885,73239.3%2,883$3,428$25,135,965Oct 18, 2013Lionsgate
169The Story of Us$9,673,08035.7%2,164$4,470$27,100,031Oct 15, 1999Universal Pictures
170Pay It Forward$9,631,35928.7%2,130$4,521$33,519,628Oct 20, 2000Warner Bros.
171Cloud Atlas$9,612,24735.5%2,008$4,786$27,108,272Oct 26, 2012Warner Bros.
172A Night at the Roxbury$9,604,79131.7%1,865$5,150$30,331,165Oct 2, 1998Paramount Pictures
173The Beverly Hillbillies$9,525,37521.6%2,152$4,426$44,029,386Oct 15, 1993Twentieth Century Fox
174Assassins$9,378,63730.9%2,343$4,002$30,303,072Oct 6, 1995Warner Bros.
175Changeling$9,351,56026.2%1,850$5,054$35,739,802Oct 31, 2008Universal Pictures
176Pulp Fiction$9,311,8828.6%1,338$6,959$107,928,762Oct 14, 1994Miramax
177Malice$9,232,65019.9%1,431$6,451$46,405,336Oct 1, 1993Columbia Pictures
178The Ghost and the Darkness$9,215,06323.9%2,142$4,302$38,619,405Oct 11, 1996Paramount Pictures
179Dreamer$9,178,23328%2,007$4,573$32,751,093Oct 21, 2005DreamWorks Distribution
180The Transporter$9,107,81636%2,573$3,539$25,296,447Oct 11, 2002Twentieth Century Fox
181Vampires$9,106,49744.8%1,793$5,078$20,308,772Oct 30, 1998Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
182The Long Kiss Goodnight$9,065,36327.1%2,245$4,038$33,447,612Oct 11, 1996New Line Cinema
183The Best Man$9,031,66026.5%1,346$6,710$34,102,780Oct 22, 1999Universal Pictures
184Corky Romano$9,023,17337.6%2,062$4,375$23,980,304Oct 12, 2001Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
185Superstar$8,912,74329.1%1,943$4,587$30,636,478Oct 8, 1999Paramount Pictures
186My Little Pony: The Movie$8,885,89940.6%2,528$3,514$21,885,107Oct 6, 2017Lionsgate
187Countdown$8,865,08234.6%2,675$3,314$25,621,766Oct 25, 2019STX Entertainment
188Pleasantville$8,855,06321.8%1,636$5,412$40,584,421Oct 23, 1998New Line Cinema
189Two for the Money$8,703,24037.9%2,391$3,640$22,991,379Oct 7, 2005Universal Pictures
190The Three Musketeers$8,674,45242.6%3,017$2,875$20,374,484Oct 21, 2011Summit Entertainment
191The Thing$8,493,66550.2%2,996$2,835$16,928,670Oct 14, 2011Universal Pictures
192Black and Blue$8,376,84638%2,062$4,062$22,055,313Oct 25, 2019Screen Gems
193The Nightmare Before Christmas$8,212,47716.4%1,654$4,965$50,003,043Oct 29, 1993Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
194American Beauty$8,188,5876.3%706$11,598$130,096,601Oct 1, 1999DreamWorks Distribution
195Beloved$8,165,55135.7%1,501$5,440$22,852,487Oct 16, 1998Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
196Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension$8,070,49344.1%1,656$4,873$18,300,124Oct 23, 2015Paramount Pictures
197Silent Hill: Revelation$8,023,03645.8%2,933$2,735$17,529,157Oct 26, 2012Open Road Films (II)
198Lost Souls$7,954,76647.3%1,970$4,037$16,815,253Oct 13, 2000New Line Cinema
199Dead Presidents$7,943,77832.9%1,081$7,348$24,147,179Oct 6, 1995Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
200The Counselor$7,842,93046.2%3,044$2,576$16,973,715Oct 25, 2013Twentieth Century Fox