Top Opening Weekends By Month

Rank Release Opening % of Total Theaters Average Total Gross Wide Date Distributor
1It$123,403,41937.7%4,103$30,076$327,481,748Sep 8, 2017Warner Bros.
2It Chapter Two$91,062,15243%4,570$19,926$211,593,228Sep 6, 2019Warner Bros.
3The Nun$53,807,37945.8%3,876$13,882$117,450,119Sep 7, 2018Warner Bros.
4Hotel Transylvania 2$48,464,32228.6%3,754$12,910$169,700,110Sep 25, 2015Sony Pictures Releasing
5Hotel Transylvania$42,522,19428.7%3,349$12,696$148,313,048Sep 28, 2012Sony Pictures Releasing
6Insidious: Chapter 2$40,272,10348.2%3,049$13,208$83,586,447Sep 13, 2013FilmDistrict
7Kingsman: The Golden Circle$39,023,01038.9%4,003$9,748$100,229,647Sep 22, 2017Twentieth Century Fox
8Sweet Home Alabama$35,648,74028%3,293$10,825$127,223,418Sep 27, 2002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
9Sully$35,028,30128%3,525$9,937$125,070,033Sep 9, 2016Warner Bros.
10The Magnificent Seven$34,703,39737.1%3,674$9,445$93,432,655Sep 23, 2016Sony Pictures Releasing
11The Equalizer$34,137,82833.6%3,236$10,549$101,530,738Sep 26, 2014Sony Pictures Releasing
12Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2$34,017,93028.4%4,001$8,502$119,793,567Sep 27, 2013Sony Pictures Releasing
13Hustlers$33,181,36131.6%3,250$10,209$104,963,598Sep 13, 2019STX Entertainment
14Rush Hour$33,001,80323.4%2,638$12,510$141,186,864Sep 18, 1998New Line Cinema
15The Maze Runner$32,512,80431.7%3,604$9,021$102,427,862Sep 19, 2014Twentieth Century Fox
16Downton Abbey$31,033,66532%3,079$10,079$96,854,135Sep 20, 2019Focus Features
17Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials$30,316,51037.1%3,791$7,996$81,697,192Sep 18, 2015Twentieth Century Fox
18Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$30,304,64824.3%3,119$9,716$124,870,275Sep 18, 2009Sony Pictures Releasing
19The Lion King
2011 3D Release
$30,151,61432%2,330$12,940$94,242,001Sep 16, 2011Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
20The Exorcism of Emily Rose$30,054,30040%2,981$10,081$75,072,454Sep 9, 2005Screen Gems
21Eagle Eye$29,150,72128.7%3,510$8,305$101,440,743Sep 26, 2008DreamWorks
22Jackass Number Two$29,002,00239.8%3,059$9,480$72,778,712Sep 22, 2006Paramount Pictures
23Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children$28,871,14033.1%3,522$8,197$87,242,834Sep 30, 2016Twentieth Century Fox
24Night School$27,257,61535.2%3,010$9,055$77,339,130Sep 28, 2018Universal Pictures
25Resident Evil: Afterlife$26,650,26444.3%3,203$8,320$60,128,566Sep 10, 2010Screen Gems
26The House with a Clock in Its Walls$26,608,02038.8%3,592$7,407$68,549,695Sep 21, 2018Universal Pictures
27The Perfect Guy$25,888,15445.4%2,221$11,656$57,027,435Sep 11, 2015Screen Gems
28The Visit$25,427,56039%3,069$8,285$65,206,105Sep 11, 2015Universal Pictures
29The Predator$24,632,28448.3%4,037$6,101$51,024,708Sep 14, 2018Twentieth Century Fox
30Flightplan$24,629,93827.5%3,424$7,193$89,707,299Sep 23, 2005Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
31No Good Deed$24,250,28346.2%2,175$11,149$52,543,632Sep 12, 2014Screen Gems
32The Town$23,808,03225.8%2,861$8,321$92,186,262Sep 17, 2010Warner Bros.
33Resident Evil: Extinction$23,678,58046.8%2,828$8,372$50,648,679Sep 21, 2007Screen Gems
34Open Season$23,624,54827.8%3,833$6,163$85,105,259Sep 29, 2006Sony Pictures Releasing
35I Can Do Bad All by Myself$23,446,78545.3%2,255$10,397$51,733,921Sep 11, 2009Lionsgate
36Once Upon a Time in Mexico$23,424,11841.6%3,282$7,137$56,359,780Sep 12, 2003Sony Pictures Releasing
37Double Jeopardy$23,162,54219.8%2,547$9,094$116,741,558Sep 24, 1999Paramount Pictures
38Smallfoot$23,045,63527.7%4,131$5,578$83,240,103Sep 28, 2018Warner Bros.
39Resident Evil: Apocalypse$23,036,27345%3,284$7,014$51,201,453Sep 10, 2004Screen Gems
40The Game Plan$22,950,97125.3%3,103$7,396$90,648,202Sep 28, 2007Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
41Black Mass$22,635,03736.2%3,188$7,100$62,575,678Sep 18, 2015Warner Bros.
42Contagion$22,403,59629.6%3,222$6,953$75,658,097Sep 9, 2011Warner Bros.
43Underworld$21,753,75941.9%2,915$7,462$51,970,690Sep 19, 2003Screen Gems
44Storks$21,311,40729.3%3,922$5,433$72,679,278Sep 23, 2016Warner Bros.
45Resident Evil: Retribution$21,052,22749.7%3,012$6,989$42,345,531Sep 14, 2012Screen Gems
46The Forgotten$21,022,11131.3%3,104$6,772$67,133,509Sep 24, 2004Revolution Studios
47Remember the Titans$20,905,83118.1%1,865$11,209$115,654,751Sep 29, 2000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
48Prisoners$20,817,05334.1%3,260$6,385$61,002,302Sep 20, 2013Warner Bros.
49Looper$20,801,55231.3%2,992$6,952$66,486,205Sep 28, 2012TriStar Pictures
50Barbershop$20,627,43327.2%1,605$12,851$75,782,105Sep 13, 2002Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
51Abominable$20,612,10033.9%4,242$4,859$60,716,390Sep 27, 2019Universal Pictures
52The Lego Ninjago Movie$20,433,07134.5%4,047$5,048$59,281,555Sep 22, 2017Warner Bros.
53Deepwater Horizon$20,223,54432.9%3,259$6,205$61,433,527Sep 30, 2016Lionsgate
54Moneyball$19,501,30225.8%2,993$6,515$75,605,492Sep 23, 2011Sony Pictures Releasing
55Blue Streak$19,208,80628%2,735$7,023$68,518,533Sep 17, 1999Sony Pictures Releasing
56Dolphin Tale$19,152,40126.5%3,507$5,461$72,286,779Sep 23, 2011Warner Bros.
57Corpse Bride$19,145,48035.9%3,204$5,975$53,359,111Sep 23, 2005Warner Bros.
58Burn After Reading$19,128,00131.7%2,651$7,215$60,355,347Sep 12, 2008Focus Features
59Riddick$19,030,37545.3%3,107$6,125$42,025,135Sep 6, 2013Universal Pictures
60Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps$19,011,18836.2%3,565$5,332$52,474,616Sep 24, 2010Twentieth Century Fox
61Ad Astra$19,001,39837.9%3,460$5,491$50,188,370Sep 20, 2019Twentieth Century Fox
62The First Wives Club$18,913,41117.9%1,922$9,840$105,489,203Sep 20, 1996Paramount Pictures
63Rambo: Last Blood$18,872,91942.1%3,618$5,216$44,819,352Sep 20, 2019Lionsgate
64The Rundown$18,553,76538.9%3,152$5,886$47,726,342Sep 26, 2003Universal Pictures
65Stigmata$18,309,66636.6%2,899$6,315$50,046,268Sep 10, 1999Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
66The Guardian$18,006,06432.7%3,241$5,555$55,011,732Sep 29, 2006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
67Easy A$17,734,04030.4%2,856$6,209$58,401,464Sep 17, 2010Screen Gems
68The Intern$17,728,31323.4%3,305$5,364$75,764,672Sep 25, 2015Warner Bros.
69The Family That Preys$17,381,21846.8%2,070$8,396$37,105,289Sep 12, 2008Lionsgate
70The Boxtrolls$17,275,23934%3,464$4,987$50,837,305Sep 26, 2014Focus Features
71The Kingdom$17,135,05536%2,793$6,135$47,536,778Sep 28, 2007Universal Pictures
72Don't Say a Word$17,090,47431.1%2,802$6,099$55,001,642Sep 28, 2001Twentieth Century Fox
73American Made$16,776,39032.7%3,024$5,547$51,342,000Sep 29, 2017Universal Pictures
74Finding Nemo
2012 3D Release
$16,687,77340.6%2,904$5,746$41,128,283Sep 14, 2012Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
75Transporter 2$16,540,72038.4%3,303$5,007$43,095,856Sep 2, 2005Twentieth Century Fox
76Just Like Heaven$16,408,71834%3,508$4,677$48,318,130Sep 16, 2005DreamWorks Distribution
77Righteous Kill$16,288,36140.6%3,152$5,167$40,081,410Sep 12, 2008Overture Films
78Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole$16,112,21128.9%3,575$4,506$55,675,313Sep 24, 2010Warner Bros.
79A Simple Favor$16,011,68929.9%3,102$5,161$53,548,586Sep 14, 2018Lionsgate
80Dolphin Tale 2$15,873,39737.8%3,656$4,341$42,024,533Sep 12, 2014Warner Bros.
81Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$15,580,27841.3%3,170$4,914$37,762,677Sep 17, 2004Paramount Pictures
82Zoolander$15,525,04334.4%2,507$6,192$45,172,250Sep 28, 2001Paramount Pictures
83The Tuxedo$15,051,02829.8%3,022$4,980$50,547,998Sep 27, 2002DreamWorks Distribution
84In & Out$15,019,82123.5%1,992$7,540$63,856,929Sep 19, 1997Paramount Pictures
85Lakeview Terrace$15,004,67238.2%2,464$6,089$39,263,506Sep 19, 2008Screen Gems
86Surrogates$14,902,69238.6%2,951$5,050$38,577,772Sep 25, 2009Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
87American Assassin$14,846,77841%3,154$4,707$36,249,674Sep 15, 2017Lionsgate
88Gridiron Gang$14,414,63037.5%3,504$4,113$38,432,823Sep 15, 2006Sony Pictures Releasing
89The Game$14,337,02929.7%2,403$5,966$48,323,648Sep 12, 1997PolyGram
90When the Bough Breaks$14,202,32347.7%2,246$6,323$29,747,603Sep 9, 2016Screen Gems
913:10 to Yuma$14,035,03326.2%2,652$5,292$53,606,916Sep 7, 2007Lionsgate
92The Family$14,034,76438%3,091$4,540$36,918,811Sep 13, 2013Relativity Media
93Se7en$13,949,80713.9%2,441$5,714$100,125,643Sep 22, 1995New Line Cinema
94Good Luck Chuck$13,652,00139%2,612$5,226$35,017,297Sep 21, 2007Lionsgate
95The Brave One$13,471,48836.6%2,755$4,889$36,793,804Sep 14, 2007Warner Bros.
96Peppermint$13,423,25537.9%2,980$4,504$35,418,723Sep 7, 2018STX Entertainment
97Nights in Rodanthe$13,418,45432.1%2,704$4,962$41,850,659Sep 26, 2008Warner Bros.
98Everest$13,242,89530.5%3,006$4,405$43,482,270Sep 25, 2015Universal Pictures
99The American$13,177,79037%2,823$4,668$35,606,376Sep 3, 2010Focus Features
100End of Watch$13,152,68332.1%2,730$4,817$41,003,371Sep 21, 2012Open Road Films (II)
101Matchstick Men$13,087,30735.5%2,711$4,827$36,906,460Sep 12, 2003Warner Bros.
102For Love of the Game$13,041,68537.1%2,829$4,609$35,188,640Sep 17, 1999Universal Pictures
103Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare$12,966,52537.2%1,862$6,963$34,872,033Sep 13, 1991New Line Cinema
104Secondhand Lions$12,900,00030.7%3,013$4,281$42,070,939Sep 19, 2003New Line Cinema
105A Walk Among the Tombstones$12,758,78048.5%2,712$4,704$26,307,600Sep 19, 2014Universal Pictures
106Ronin$12,697,64130.5%2,487$5,105$41,616,262Sep 25, 1998Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
107The Good Son$12,520,30528%1,847$6,778$44,789,789Sep 24, 1993Twentieth Century Fox
108The Peacemaker$12,311,93929.8%2,362$5,212$41,263,140Sep 26, 1997DreamWorks Distribution
109Devil$12,289,37536.6%2,809$4,375$33,601,190Sep 17, 2010Universal Pictures
110House at the End of the Street$12,287,23438.9%3,083$3,985$31,611,916Sep 21, 2012Relativity Media
111Trouble with the Curve$12,162,04034%3,212$3,786$35,763,137Sep 21, 2012Warner Bros.
112Timecop$12,064,62526.9%2,228$5,415$44,853,581Sep 16, 1994Universal Pictures
113The Fighting Temptations$11,758,37238.9%2,026$5,803$30,250,745Sep 19, 2003Paramount Pictures
114This Is Where I Leave You$11,558,14933.7%2,868$4,030$34,296,320Sep 19, 2014Warner Bros.
115Machete$11,416,16442.9%2,670$4,275$26,593,646Sep 3, 2010Twentieth Century Fox
116Drive$11,340,46132.3%2,886$3,929$35,061,555Sep 16, 2011FilmDistrict
117Swimfan$11,326,60139.7%2,856$3,965$28,564,995Sep 6, 2002Twentieth Century Fox
118All About Steve$11,241,21433.2%2,251$4,993$33,862,903Sep 4, 2009Twentieth Century Fox
119Soul Food$11,197,89725.6%1,336$8,381$43,700,855Sep 26, 1997Twentieth Century Fox
120The Last of the Mohicans$10,976,66114.5%1,491$7,361$75,505,856Sep 25, 1992Twentieth Century Fox
121Abduction$10,925,25338.9%3,118$3,503$28,087,155Sep 23, 2011Lionsgate
1229$10,740,44633.8%1,661$6,466$31,749,894Sep 11, 2009Focus Features
123Cellular$10,600,00033.1%2,749$3,855$32,003,620Sep 10, 2004New Line Cinema
124Fearless$10,564,00042.9%1,806$5,849$24,633,730Sep 22, 2006Rogue Pictures
125Urban Legend$10,515,44427.6%2,257$4,659$38,072,438Sep 25, 1998Sony Pictures Releasing
126The Informant!$10,464,31431.4%2,505$4,177$33,316,821Sep 18, 2009Warner Bros.
127Crank$10,457,36737.6%2,515$4,157$27,838,408Sep 1, 2006Lionsgate
128The Musketeer$10,312,74038.1%2,438$4,230$27,073,640Sep 7, 2001Universal Pictures
129The River Wild$10,214,45021.8%2,074$4,925$46,816,343Sep 30, 1994Universal Pictures
130The Women$10,115,21037.6%2,962$3,414$26,902,075Sep 12, 2008Picturehouse
131Serenity$10,086,68039.5%2,188$4,610$25,514,517Sep 30, 2005Universal Pictures
132The Banger Sisters$10,037,84633.1%2,738$3,666$30,307,416Sep 20, 2002Fox Searchlight Pictures
133Sneakers$10,031,14519.5%1,731$5,795$51,432,691Sep 11, 1992Universal Pictures
134Sea of Love$10,017,84017.1%1,246$8,040$58,571,513Sep 15, 1989Universal Pictures
135Rush$10,014,92037.2%2,297$4,360$26,947,624Sep 27, 2013Universal Pictures
136Fame$10,011,68244.6%3,096$3,233$22,455,510Sep 25, 2009Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
137The Black Dahlia$10,005,89544.4%2,226$4,495$22,545,080Sep 15, 2006Universal Pictures
138The Debt$9,909,49931.8%1,826$5,426$31,177,548Sep 2, 2011Focus Features
139Under the Tuscan Sun$9,751,42522.4%1,226$7,953$43,610,723Sep 26, 2003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
140Black Rain$9,677,10220.9%1,610$6,010$46,212,055Sep 22, 1989Paramount Pictures
141The Wicker Man$9,610,20440.6%2,784$3,451$23,649,127Sep 1, 2006Warner Bros.
142Blair Witch$9,576,05746.1%3,121$3,068$20,777,061Sep 16, 2016Lionsgate
143Lord of War$9,390,14438.9%2,814$3,336$24,149,632Sep 16, 2005Lionsgate
144Hardball$9,386,34223.3%2,137$4,392$40,222,729Sep 14, 2001Paramount Pictures
145Killer Elite$9,352,00837.2%2,986$3,131$25,124,966Sep 23, 2011Open Road Films (II)
146Gamer$9,156,05744.6%2,502$3,659$20,534,907Sep 4, 2009Lionsgate
147Courageous$9,112,83926.4%1,161$7,849$34,522,221Sep 30, 2011TriStar Pictures
148Alpha and Omega$9,106,90636.3%2,625$3,469$25,107,267Sep 17, 2010Lionsgate
149Mr. Woodcock$9,100,00035.3%2,231$4,078$25,799,486Sep 14, 2007New Line Cinema
150The Watcher$9,062,29531.3%2,742$3,304$28,946,615Sep 8, 2000Universal Pictures
151Baggage Claim$9,031,10241.9%2,027$4,455$21,569,509Sep 27, 2013Fox Searchlight Pictures
152Hearts in Atlantis$9,021,49437.3%1,751$5,152$24,185,781Sep 28, 2001Warner Bros.
153To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar$9,019,18024.7%1,294$6,970$36,474,193Sep 8, 1995Universal Pictures
154City by the Sea$8,935,42639.8%2,575$3,470$22,449,000Sep 6, 2002Warner Bros.
155White Boy Rick$8,860,43136.9%2,504$3,538$24,011,188Sep 14, 2018Studio 8
156The Covenant$8,852,45837.9%2,681$3,301$23,380,495Sep 8, 2006Screen Gems
157Striking Distance$8,705,80836.1%1,889$4,608$24,107,867Sep 17, 1993Columbia Pictures
158Apollo 18$8,704,27149.2%3,328$2,615$17,687,709Sep 2, 2011-
159Mr 3000$8,679,02839.8%2,736$3,172$21,811,187Sep 17, 2004Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
160Don Jon$8,677,00935.4%2,422$3,582$24,477,704Sep 27, 2013Relativity Media
16150/50$8,644,09524.7%2,458$3,516$35,014,192Sep 30, 2011Summit Entertainment
162School for Scoundrels$8,602,33348.3%3,004$2,863$17,807,569Sep 29, 2006-
163The Constant Gardener$8,577,00025.5%1,346$6,372$33,579,797Sep 2, 2005Focus Features
164Bridget Jones's Baby$8,571,78535.3%2,927$2,928$24,252,420Sep 16, 2016Universal Pictures
165Home Again$8,567,88131.7%2,940$2,914$27,020,284Sep 8, 2017Open Road Films (II)
166Urban Legends: Final Cut$8,505,51339.6%2,539$3,349$21,468,807Sep 22, 2000Sony Pictures Releasing
167Rounders$8,459,12636.9%2,176$3,887$22,912,409Sep 11, 1998Miramax
168You Again$8,407,51332.7%2,548$3,299$25,702,053Sep 24, 2010Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
169Shark Night 3D$8,404,26044.5%2,806$2,995$18,877,153Sep 2, 2011Relativity Media
170Cabin Fever$8,400,00039.7%2,087$4,024$21,158,188Sep 12, 2003Lionsgate
171My Best Friend's Girl$8,265,35743%2,604$3,174$19,219,250Sep 19, 2008Lionsgate
172A Walk in the Woods$8,246,26727.9%1,960$4,207$29,504,281Sep 4, 2015Broad Green Pictures
173A History of Violence$8,200,00026%1,340$6,119$31,504,633Sep 30, 2005New Line Cinema
174Cold Creek Manor$8,190,57438.3%2,035$4,024$21,386,011Sep 19, 2003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
175The Exorcist
2000 Director's Cut
$8,175,66620.6%664$12,312$39,671,011Sep 22, 2000Warner Bros.
176Instructions Not Included$8,149,28918.3%717$11,365$44,467,206Sep 6, 2013Lionsgate
177Dream House$8,129,35538.2%2,661$3,055$21,302,340Sep 30, 2011Universal Pictures
178Showgirls$8,112,62739.9%1,388$5,844$20,350,754Sep 22, 1995Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
179Love Happens$8,057,01035.1%1,898$4,245$22,965,110Sep 18, 2009Universal Pictures
180Crocodile Dundee$8,038,8554.6%879$9,145$174,803,506Sep 26, 1986Paramount Pictures
181One Hour Photo$8,006,66025.3%1,212$6,606$31,597,131Sep 13, 2002Fox Searchlight Pictures
182Snowden$8,000,05837.1%2,443$3,274$21,587,519Sep 16, 2016Open Road Films (II)
183Postcards from the Edge$7,871,85620.1%1,013$7,770$39,071,603Sep 14, 1990Columbia Pictures
184Igor$7,803,34740%2,339$3,336$19,528,602Sep 19, 2008Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
185Bangkok Dangerous$7,783,26650.9%2,650$2,937$15,298,133Sep 5, 2008Lionsgate
186The Edge$7,733,44527.7%2,350$3,290$27,873,386Sep 26, 1997Twentieth Century Fox
187Two Can Play That Game$7,720,94234.7%1,297$5,952$22,235,901Sep 7, 2001Screen Gems
188Fatal Attraction$7,602,7404.9%758$10,030$156,645,693Sep 18, 1987Paramount Pictures
189Roll Bounce$7,570,36643.6%1,625$4,658$17,380,866Sep 23, 2005Fox Searchlight Pictures
190Mother!$7,534,67342.3%2,368$3,181$17,800,004Sep 15, 2017Paramount Pictures
191The Transporter Refueled$7,355,62245.9%3,434$2,141$16,029,670Sep 4, 2015EuropaCorp
192Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers$7,308,52948.3%1,679$4,352$15,116,634Sep 29, 1995Dimension Films
193Nurse Betty$7,145,95028.4%1,459$4,897$25,170,054Sep 8, 2000USA Films
194Wimbledon$7,118,98541.9%2,034$3,499$17,001,133Sep 17, 2004Universal Pictures
195The Fisher King$7,067,90816.9%1,214$5,822$41,895,491Sep 27, 1991TriStar Pictures
196Into the Blue$7,057,85437.5%2,789$2,530$18,801,234Sep 30, 2005Sony Pictures Releasing
197Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever$7,010,47449%2,705$2,591$14,307,963Sep 20, 2002Warner Bros.
198Last Man Standing$7,010,33338.7%2,561$2,737$18,115,927Sep 20, 1996New Line Cinema
199Almost Famous$6,926,46721.3%1,193$5,805$32,534,850Sep 22, 2000DreamWorks Distribution
200Pacific Heights$6,912,63723.5%1,278$5,408$29,381,956Sep 28, 1990Twentieth Century Fox