Top Opening Weekends By Season

Data as of Mar 1, 1:47 PST
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.
2Joker$96,202,33728.7%4,374$21,994$335,451,311Oct 4, 2019Warner Bros.
3It Chapter Two$91,062,15243%4,570$19,926$211,593,228Sep 6, 2019Warner Bros.
4Venom$80,255,75637.6%4,250$18,883$213,515,506Oct 5, 2018Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
5Halloween$76,221,54547.8%3,928$19,404$159,342,015Oct 19, 2018Universal Pictures
6Gravity$55,785,11220.4%3,575$15,604$274,092,705Oct 4, 2013Warner Bros.
7The Martian$54,308,57523.8%3,831$14,176$228,433,663Oct 2, 2015Twentieth Century Fox
8The Nun$53,807,37945.8%3,876$13,882$117,450,119Sep 7, 2018Warner Bros.
9Paranormal Activity 3$52,568,18350.5%3,321$15,829$104,028,807Oct 21, 2011Paramount Pictures
10Jackass 3D$50,353,64143%3,081$16,343$117,229,692Oct 15, 2010Paramount Pictures
11Scary Movie 3$49,700,00045.2%3,505$14,179$110,003,217Oct 24, 2003Dimension Films
12Taken 2$49,514,76935.4%3,661$13,524$139,854,287Oct 5, 2012Twentieth Century Fox
13Hotel Transylvania 2$48,464,32228.6%3,754$12,910$169,700,110Sep 25, 2015Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
14Shark Tale$47,604,60629.6%4,016$11,853$160,861,908Oct 1, 2004DreamWorks Distribution
15A Star Is Born$42,908,05119.9%3,686$11,640$215,288,866Oct 5, 2018Warner Bros.
16Hotel Transylvania$42,522,19428.7%3,349$12,696$148,313,048Sep 28, 2012Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
17High School Musical 3$42,030,18446.4%3,623$11,600$90,559,416Oct 24, 2008Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
18Paranormal Activity 2$40,678,42448%3,216$12,648$84,752,907Oct 22, 2010Paramount Pictures
19Insidious: Chapter 2$40,272,10348.2%3,049$13,208$83,586,447Sep 13, 2013FilmDistrict
20The Grudge$39,128,71535.5%3,245$12,058$110,359,362Oct 22, 2004Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
21Kingsman: The Golden Circle$39,023,01038.9%4,003$9,748$100,229,647Sep 22, 2017Twentieth Century Fox
22Gone Girl$37,513,10922.4%3,014$12,446$167,767,189Oct 3, 2014Twentieth Century Fox
23Annabelle$37,134,25544.1%3,185$11,659$84,273,813Oct 3, 2014Warner Bros.
24Maleficent: Mistress of Evil$36,948,71332.4%3,790$9,749$113,929,605Oct 18, 2019Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
25Red Dragon$36,540,94539.2%3,357$10,885$93,149,898Oct 4, 2002Universal Pictures
26Sweet Home Alabama$35,648,74028%3,293$10,825$127,223,418Sep 27, 2002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
27Sully$35,028,30128%3,525$9,937$125,070,033Sep 9, 2016Warner Bros.
28The Magnificent Seven$34,703,39737.1%3,674$9,445$93,432,655Sep 23, 2016Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
29Couples Retreat$34,286,74031.4%3,000$11,428$109,204,945Oct 9, 2009Universal Pictures
30The Equalizer$34,137,82833.6%3,236$10,549$101,530,738Sep 26, 2014Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
31Puss in Boots$34,077,43922.8%3,952$8,622$149,260,504Oct 28, 2011DreamWorks
32Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2$34,017,93028.4%4,001$8,502$119,793,567Sep 27, 2013Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
33Saw III$33,610,39141.9%3,167$10,612$80,238,724Oct 27, 2006Lionsgate
34Hustlers$33,181,36131.6%3,250$10,209$104,963,598Sep 13, 2019STX Entertainment
35Rush Hour$33,001,80323.4%2,638$12,510$141,186,864Sep 18, 1998New Line Cinema
36Blade Runner 2049$32,753,12235.6%4,058$8,071$92,054,159Oct 6, 2017Warner Bros.
37Where the Wild Things Are$32,695,40742.3%3,735$8,753$77,233,467Oct 16, 2009Warner Bros.
38The Maze Runner$32,512,80431.7%3,604$9,021$102,427,862Sep 19, 2014Twentieth Century Fox
39Bad Grandpa$32,055,17731.4%3,336$9,608$102,003,019Oct 25, 2013Paramount Pictures
40Saw IV$31,756,76450.2%3,183$9,976$63,300,095Oct 26, 2007Lionsgate
41SAW 2$31,725,65236.4%2,949$10,758$87,039,965Oct 28, 2005Lionsgate
42Downton Abbey$31,033,66532%3,079$10,079$96,854,135Sep 20, 2019Focus Features
43Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials$30,316,51037.1%3,791$7,996$81,697,192Sep 18, 2015Twentieth Century Fox
44Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$30,304,64824.3%3,119$9,716$124,870,275Sep 18, 2009Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
45The Addams Family$30,300,00730.3%4,007$7,561$100,044,905Oct 11, 2019United Artists Releasing
46The Lion King
2011 3D Release
$30,151,61432%2,330$12,940$94,242,001Sep 16, 2011Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
47The Exorcism of Emily Rose$30,054,30040%2,981$10,081$75,072,454Sep 9, 2005Screen Gems
48Saw V$30,053,95453%3,060$9,821$56,746,769Oct 24, 2008Lionsgate
49Beverly Hills Chihuahua$29,300,46531%3,215$9,113$94,514,402Oct 3, 2008Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
50Eagle Eye$29,150,72128.7%3,510$8,305$101,440,743Sep 26, 2008DreamWorks
51The Texas Chainsaw Massacre$29,100,00036.1%3,016$9,648$80,571,655Oct 17, 2003New Line Cinema
52Paranormal Activity 4$29,003,86653.8%3,412$8,500$53,885,000Oct 19, 2012Paramount Pictures
53Jackass Number Two$29,002,00239.8%3,059$9,480$72,778,712Sep 22, 2006Paramount Pictures
54Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children$28,871,14033.1%3,522$8,197$87,242,834Sep 30, 2016Twentieth Century Fox
55Meet the Parents$28,623,30017.2%2,614$10,950$166,244,045Oct 6, 2000Universal Pictures
56Boo! A Madea Halloween$28,501,44838.9%2,260$12,611$73,206,343Oct 21, 2016Lionsgate
57Real Steel$27,319,67732%3,440$7,941$85,468,508Oct 7, 2011Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
58Night School$27,257,61535.2%3,010$9,055$77,339,130Sep 28, 2018Universal Pictures
59The Departed$26,887,46720.3%3,017$8,911$132,384,315Oct 6, 2006Warner Bros.
60Zombieland: Double Tap$26,803,10436.7%3,468$7,728$73,123,082Oct 18, 2019Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
61Resident Evil: Afterlife$26,650,26444.3%3,203$8,320$60,128,566Sep 10, 2010Screen Gems
62The House with a Clock in Its Walls$26,608,02038.8%3,592$7,407$68,549,695Sep 21, 2018Universal Pictures
63Happy Death Day$26,039,02546.8%3,149$8,268$55,683,845Oct 13, 2017Universal Pictures
64The Perfect Guy$25,888,15445.4%2,221$11,656$57,027,435Sep 11, 2015Screen Gems
65Captain Phillips$25,718,31424%3,020$8,515$107,100,855Oct 11, 2013Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
66The Visit$25,427,56039%3,069$8,285$65,206,105Sep 11, 2015Universal Pictures
67Zombieland$24,733,15532.7%3,036$8,146$75,590,286Oct 2, 2009Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
68The Accountant$24,710,27328.6%3,332$7,416$86,260,045Oct 14, 2016Warner Bros.
69The Predator$24,632,28448.3%4,037$6,101$51,024,708Sep 14, 2018Twentieth Century Fox
70Flightplan$24,629,93827.5%3,424$7,193$89,707,299Sep 23, 2005Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
71The Girl on the Train$24,536,26532.5%3,144$7,804$75,395,035Oct 7, 2016Universal Pictures
72No Good Deed$24,250,28346.2%2,175$11,149$52,543,632Sep 12, 2014Screen Gems
73The Town$23,808,03225.8%2,861$8,321$92,186,262Sep 17, 2010Warner Bros.
74Fury$23,702,42127.6%3,173$7,470$85,817,906Oct 17, 2014Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
75Resident Evil: Extinction$23,678,58046.8%2,828$8,372$50,648,679Sep 21, 2007Screen Gems
76Open Season$23,624,54827.8%3,833$6,163$85,105,259Sep 29, 2006Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
77Goosebumps$23,618,55629.5%3,501$6,746$80,080,379Oct 16, 2015Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
78Dracula Untold$23,514,61541.8%2,885$8,150$56,280,355Oct 10, 2014Universal Pictures
79I Can Do Bad All by Myself$23,446,78545.3%2,255$10,397$51,733,921Sep 11, 2009Lionsgate
80Once Upon a Time In Mexico$23,424,11841.6%3,282$7,137$56,359,780Sep 12, 2003Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
81Michael Jackson's This Is It$23,234,39432.2%3,481$6,674$72,091,016Oct 30, 2009Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
82Double Jeopardy$23,162,54219.8%2,547$9,094$116,741,558Sep 24, 1999Paramount Pictures
83Smallfoot$23,045,63527.7%4,131$5,578$83,240,103Sep 28, 2018Warner Bros.
84Resident Evil: Apocalypse$23,036,27345%3,284$7,014$51,201,453Sep 10, 2004Screen Gems
85The Game Plan$22,950,97125.3%3,103$7,396$90,648,202Sep 28, 2007Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
86Jack Reacher: Never Go Back$22,872,49039%3,780$6,050$58,697,076Oct 21, 2016Paramount Pictures
87Jackass: The Movie$22,763,43735.4%2,509$9,072$64,255,312Oct 25, 2002Paramount Pictures
88Black Mass$22,635,03736.2%3,188$7,100$62,575,678Sep 18, 2015Warner Bros.
89Training Day$22,550,78829.4%2,712$8,315$76,631,907Oct 5, 2001Warner Bros.
90SAW: The Final Chapter$22,530,12349.3%2,808$8,023$45,710,178Oct 29, 2010Lionsgate
91The Social Network$22,445,65323.1%2,771$8,100$96,962,694Oct 1, 2010Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
92Contagion$22,403,59629.6%3,222$6,953$75,658,097Sep 9, 2011Warner Bros.
93Kill Bill: Vol. 1$22,200,00031.7%3,102$7,156$70,099,045Oct 10, 2003Miramax
94Ladder 49$22,088,20429.6%3,260$6,775$74,541,707Oct 1, 2004Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
95RED$21,761,40824.1%3,255$6,685$90,380,162Oct 15, 2010Summit Entertainment
96Underworld$21,753,75941.9%2,915$7,462$51,970,690Sep 19, 2003Screen Gems
97Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$21,353,78938.7%2,011$10,618$55,204,525Oct 12, 2007Lionsgate
98Storks$21,311,40729.3%3,922$5,433$72,679,278Sep 23, 2016Warner Bros.
99Boo 2! A Madea Halloween$21,226,95344.9%2,388$8,889$47,319,572Oct 20, 2017Lionsgate
100Resident Evil: Retribution$21,052,22749.7%3,012$6,989$42,345,531Sep 14, 2012Screen Gems
101Law Abiding Citizen$21,039,50228.7%2,890$7,280$73,357,727Oct 16, 2009Overture Films
102The Forgotten$21,022,11131.3%3,104$6,772$67,133,509Sep 24, 2004Revolution Studios
103Remember the Titans$20,905,83118.1%1,865$11,209$115,654,751Sep 29, 2000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
104The Grudge 2$20,825,30053.2%3,211$6,485$39,143,839Oct 13, 2006Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
105Prisoners$20,817,05334.1%3,260$6,385$61,002,302Sep 20, 2013Warner Bros.
106Looper$20,801,55231.3%2,992$6,952$66,486,205Sep 28, 2012TriStar Pictures
107Barbershop$20,627,43327.2%1,605$12,851$75,782,105Sep 13, 2002Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
108Abominable$20,612,10033.9%4,242$4,859$60,716,390Sep 27, 2019Universal Pictures
109Gemini Man$20,552,37242.3%3,642$5,643$48,546,770Oct 11, 2019Paramount Pictures
110The Lego Ninjago Movie$20,433,07134.5%4,047$5,048$59,281,555Sep 22, 2017Warner Bros.
111Friday Night Lights$20,269,02533.1%2,667$7,599$61,255,921Oct 8, 2004Universal Pictures
112Deepwater Horizon$20,223,54432.9%3,259$6,205$61,433,527Sep 30, 2016Lionsgate
113Ray$20,039,73026.6%2,006$9,989$75,331,600Oct 29, 2004Universal Pictures
114Ouija$19,875,99539.1%2,858$6,954$50,856,010Oct 24, 2014Universal Pictures
115School of Rock$19,622,71424.1%2,614$7,506$81,261,177Oct 3, 2003Paramount Pictures
116Paranormal Activity$19,617,65018.2%760$25,812$107,918,810Oct 16, 2009Paramount Pictures
117Moneyball$19,501,30225.8%2,993$6,515$75,605,492Sep 23, 2011Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
118Argo$19,458,10914.3%3,232$6,020$136,025,503Oct 12, 2012Warner Bros.
119Brother Bear$19,404,49222.7%3,030$6,404$85,336,277Oct 31, 2003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
120Blue Streak$19,208,80628%2,735$7,023$68,518,533Sep 17, 1999Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
121Dolphin Tale$19,152,40126.5%3,507$5,461$72,286,779Sep 23, 2011Warner Bros.
122The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$19,150,00048.5%2,820$6,790$39,517,763Oct 6, 2006New Line Cinema
123Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$19,145,48035.9%3,204$5,975$53,359,111Sep 23, 2005Warner Bros.
124Burn After Reading$19,128,00131.7%2,651$7,215$60,355,347Sep 12, 2008Focus Features
125Riddick$19,030,37545.3%3,107$6,125$42,025,135Sep 6, 2013Universal Pictures
126Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps$19,011,18836.2%3,565$5,332$52,474,616Sep 24, 2010Twentieth Century Fox
127Ad Astra$19,001,39837.9%3,460$5,491$50,188,370Sep 20, 2019Twentieth Century Fox
128The First Wives Club$18,913,41117.9%1,922$9,840$105,489,203Sep 20, 1996Paramount Pictures
129Rambo: Last Blood$18,872,91942.1%3,618$5,216$44,819,352Sep 20, 2019Lionsgate
130The Rundown$18,553,76538.9%3,152$5,886$47,726,342Sep 26, 2003Universal Pictures
131Alexander 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
132Stigmata$18,309,66636.6%2,899$6,315$50,046,268Sep 10, 1999Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
133Saw$18,276,46833.1%2,315$7,894$55,185,045Oct 29, 2004Lionsgate
134Sinister$18,007,63437.4%2,527$7,126$48,086,903Oct 12, 2012Lionsgate
135The Guardian$18,006,06432.7%3,241$5,555$55,011,732Sep 29, 2006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
136Easy A$17,734,04030.4%2,856$6,209$58,401,464Sep 17, 2010Screen Gems
137The Intern$17,728,31323.4%3,305$5,364$75,764,672Sep 25, 2015Warner Bros.
138Max Payne$17,639,84943.4%3,376$5,225$40,689,393Oct 17, 2008Twentieth Century Fox
139The Family That Preys$17,381,21846.8%2,070$8,396$37,105,289Sep 12, 2008Lionsgate
140The Boxtrolls$17,275,23934%3,464$4,987$50,837,305Sep 26, 2014Focus Features
141K-PAX$17,215,27534.2%2,541$6,775$50,338,485Oct 26, 2001Universal Pictures
142Antz$17,195,16018.9%2,449$7,021$90,757,863Oct 2, 1998DreamWorks Distribution
143The Kingdom$17,135,05536%2,793$6,135$47,536,778Sep 28, 2007Universal Pictures
144Don't Say a Word$17,090,47431.1%2,802$6,099$55,001,642Sep 28, 2001Twentieth Century Fox
145The Book of Life$17,005,21833.9%3,071$5,537$50,151,543Oct 17, 2014Twentieth Century Fox
146American Made$16,776,39032.7%3,024$5,547$51,342,000Sep 29, 2017Universal Pictures
147Finding Nemo
2012 3D Release
$16,687,77340.6%2,904$5,746$41,128,283Sep 14, 2012Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
148Stargate$16,651,01823.3%2,033$8,190$71,567,262Oct 28, 1994Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
149Jigsaw$16,640,45243.7%2,941$5,658$38,052,832Oct 27, 2017Lionsgate
150Just Like Heaven$16,408,71834%3,508$4,677$48,318,130Sep 16, 2005DreamWorks Distribution
151The Legend of Zorro$16,328,50635.1%3,520$4,638$46,464,023Oct 28, 2005Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
152Righteous Kill$16,288,36140.6%3,152$5,167$40,081,410Sep 12, 2008Overture Films
153Out of Time$16,185,31639.4%3,076$5,261$41,088,845Oct 3, 2003Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
154Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole$16,112,21128.9%3,575$4,506$55,675,313Sep 24, 2010Warner Bros.
155Carrie$16,101,55245.7%3,157$5,100$35,266,619Oct 18, 2013Screen Gems
156Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$16,025,98728.6%3,645$4,396$56,110,897Oct 7, 2005DreamWorks Distribution
157A Simple Favor$16,011,68929.9%3,102$5,161$53,548,586Sep 14, 2018Lionsgate
158First Man$16,006,06535.6%3,640$4,397$44,936,545Oct 12, 2018Universal Pictures
15930 Days of Night$15,951,90240.3%2,855$5,587$39,569,000Oct 19, 2007Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
160House on Haunted Hill$15,946,03239%2,710$5,884$40,846,082Oct 29, 1999Warner Bros.
161Dolphin Tale 2$15,873,39737.8%3,656$4,341$42,024,533Sep 12, 2014Warner Bros.
162Three Kings$15,847,63626.1%2,942$5,386$60,652,036Oct 1, 1999Warner Bros.
163What Dreams May Come$15,833,59228.6%2,526$6,268$55,382,927Oct 2, 1998PolyGram
164I Know What You Did Last Summer$15,818,64521.8%2,524$6,267$72,586,134Oct 17, 1997Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
165Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween$15,802,22533.8%3,521$4,487$46,700,633Oct 12, 2018Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
166Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$15,580,27841.3%3,170$4,914$37,762,677Sep 17, 2004Paramount Pictures
167Footloose
2011 Re-release
$15,556,11330%3,549$4,383$51,802,742Oct 14, 2011Paramount Pictures
168Zoolander$15,525,04334.4%2,507$6,192$45,172,250Sep 28, 2001Paramount Pictures
169Doom$15,488,87054.9%3,044$5,088$28,212,337Oct 21, 2005Universal Pictures
170Bridge of Spies$15,371,20321.3%2,811$5,468$72,313,754Oct 16, 2015Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
171Pan$15,315,43543.6%3,515$4,357$35,088,320Oct 9, 2015Warner Bros.
172Thirteen Ghosts$15,165,35536.2%2,781$5,453$41,867,960Oct 26, 2001Warner Bros.
173The Tuxedo$15,051,02829.8%3,022$4,980$50,547,998Sep 27, 2002DreamWorks Distribution
174In & Out$15,019,82123.5%1,992$7,540$63,856,929Sep 19, 1997Paramount Pictures
175The Ring$15,015,39311.6%1,981$7,579$129,128,133Oct 18, 2002DreamWorks Distribution
176Lakeview Terrace$15,004,67238.2%2,464$6,089$39,263,506Sep 19, 2008Screen Gems
177Surrogates$14,902,69238.6%2,951$5,050$38,577,772Sep 25, 2009Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
178Inferno$14,860,42543.3%3,576$4,155$34,343,574Oct 28, 2016Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
179Pitch Perfect$14,846,83022.8%2,770$5,359$65,001,093Oct 5, 2012Universal Pictures
180American Assassin$14,846,77841%3,154$4,707$36,249,674Sep 15, 2017Lionsgate
181The Prestige$14,801,80827.9%2,281$6,489$53,089,891Oct 20, 2006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
182Life as We Know It$14,506,46427.2%3,150$4,605$53,374,681Oct 8, 2010Warner Bros.
183John Wick$14,415,92233.5%2,589$5,568$43,037,835Oct 24, 2014Lionsgate
184Gridiron Gang$14,414,63037.5%3,504$4,113$38,432,823Sep 15, 2006Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
185The Game$14,337,02929.7%2,403$5,966$48,323,648Sep 12, 1997PolyGram
186The Specialist$14,317,76525%2,522$5,677$57,362,582Oct 7, 1994Warner Bros.
187Demolition Man$14,262,43224.6%2,246$6,350$58,055,768Oct 8, 1993Warner Bros.
188Quarantine$14,211,32144.8%2,461$5,774$31,691,811Oct 10, 2008Screen Gems
189When the Bough Breaks$14,202,32347.7%2,246$6,323$29,747,603Sep 9, 2016Screen Gems
190Saw VI$14,118,44451%3,036$4,650$27,693,292Oct 23, 2009Lionsgate
191Ouija: Origin of Evil$14,065,50040%3,167$4,441$35,144,505Oct 21, 2016Universal Pictures
1923:10 To Yuma$14,035,03326.2%2,652$5,292$53,606,916Sep 7, 2007Lionsgate
193The Family$14,034,76438%3,091$4,540$36,918,811Sep 13, 2013Relativity Media
194Heartbreak Kid$14,022,10538.1%3,229$4,342$36,787,257Oct 5, 2007DreamWorks
195Se7en$13,949,80713.9%2,441$5,714$100,125,643Sep 22, 1995New Line Cinema
196Geostorm$13,707,37640.7%3,246$4,222$33,700,160Oct 20, 2017Warner Bros.
197Good Luck Chuck$13,652,00139%2,612$5,226$35,017,297Sep 21, 2007Lionsgate
198The Brave One$13,471,48836.6%2,755$4,889$36,793,804Sep 14, 2007Warner Bros.
199Peppermint$13,423,25537.9%2,980$4,504$35,418,723Sep 7, 2018STX Entertainment
200Nights in Rodanthe$13,418,45432.1%2,704$4,962$41,850,659Sep 26, 2008Warner Bros.