Top Opening Weekends by MPAA Rating

Release Rank Gross Total Gross % of Total Theaters Average Date Distributor
How to Eat Fried Worms1$3,950,000$9,533,010-1,870$2,112Aug 25, 2006New Line Cinema
The Ultimate Gift2$1,200,000$3,438,735-816$1,470Mar 9, 2007The Bigger Picture
Ella Enchanted3$6,100,000$20,039,365-1,931$3,158Apr 9, 2004Miramax
Elf4$32,100,000$173,398,518-3,337$9,619Nov 7, 2003New Line Cinema
Amazing Grace5$4,305,000$21,250,683-791$5,442Feb 23, 2007IDP Distribution
Slamma Jamma6$1,687,000$1,687,000100%502$3,360Mar 24, 2017-
Lassie7$254,420$421,677-169$1,505Sep 1, 2006IDP Distribution
Meteor8$2,250,000$8,400,000-575$3,913Oct 19, 1979American International Pictures (AIP)
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over9$32,500,000$111,570,981-3,344$9,718Jul 25, 2003Dimension Films
The Last Mimzy10$10,200,000$21,471,047-3,017$3,380Mar 23, 2007New Line Cinema
The Nativity Story11$8,025,000$36,726,539-3,083$2,602Dec 1, 2006New Line Cinema
Pride & Prejudice12$2,804,000$31,634,097-215$13,041Nov 23, 2005Focus Features
Guadalupe13$301,333$848,139-225$1,339Dec 8, 2006Slowhand Cinema Releasing
One Night with the King14$4,326,000$10,654,145-909$4,759Oct 13, 20068x Entertainment
Facing the Giants15$1,389,000$10,178,331-441$3,149Sep 29, 2006IDP Distribution
Last Ounce of Courage16$1,708,000$3,044,087-1,407$1,213Sep 14, 2012Rocky Mountain Pictures
Son of the Mask17$7,700,000$9,100,115-2,966$2,596Feb 18, 2005New Line Cinema
Benji: Off the Leash!18$1,512,000$3,738,527-877$1,724Aug 20, 2004-
Martian Child20$3,650,000$7,500,310-2,020$1,806Nov 2, 2007New Line Cinema
Command and Control21$5,385$57,635-1$5,385Sep 14, 2016American Experience Films
Te Ata22$28,640$73,236-14$2,045Sep 29, 2017Paladin
Hairspray23$27,800,000$78,854,798-3,121$8,907Jul 20, 2007New Line Cinema
Raise Your Voice24$4,600,000$8,370,960-2,521$1,824Oct 8, 2004New Line Cinema
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D25$12,500,000$35,863,548-2,655$4,708Jun 10, 2005Dimension Films
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2003 Re-release
26$727,645$1,996,877-126$5,774Dec 12, 2003New Line Cinema
Proud American27$135,000$131,357100%750$180Sep 12, 2008Slowhand Cinema Releasing
Secondhand Lions28$12,900,000$42,070,939-3,013$4,281Sep 19, 2003New Line Cinema
Hoot29$3,400,000$6,954,521-3,018$1,126May 5, 2006New Line Cinema
Love's Abiding Joy30$145,895$160,578-207$704Oct 6, 2006The Bigger Picture
Bisbee '1731$6,650$117,470-1$6,650Sep 5, 20184th Row Films
The Lion King32$191,770,759$542,999,343-4,725$40,586Jul 19, 2019Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Incredibles 233$182,687,905$608,581,744-4,410$41,425Jun 15, 2018Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Beauty and the Beast34$174,750,616$504,014,165-4,210$41,508Mar 17, 2017Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Finding Dory35$135,060,273$486,295,561-4,305$31,372Jun 17, 2016Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Shrek the Third36$121,629,270$322,719,944-4,122$29,507May 18, 2007DreamWorks
Alice in Wonderland37$116,101,023$332,430,200-3,728$31,142Mar 5, 2010Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Minions38$115,718,405$336,045,770-4,301$26,905Jul 10, 2015Universal Pictures
Shrek 239$108,037,878$441,181,022-4,163$25,951May 19, 2004DreamWorks Distribution
The Secret Life of Pets40$104,352,905$368,384,330-4,370$23,879Jul 8, 2016Universal Pictures
The Jungle Book41$103,261,464$364,001,123-4,028$25,635Apr 15, 2016Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban42$93,687,367$249,541,069-3,855$24,302Jun 4, 2004Warner Bros.
Aladdin43$91,500,929$355,555,432-4,476$20,442May 24, 2019Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Inside Out44$90,440,272$353,612,737-3,946$22,919Jun 19, 2015Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone45$90,294,621$317,575,550-3,672$24,590Nov 16, 2001Warner Bros.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets46$88,357,488$261,988,482-3,682$23,997Nov 15, 2002Warner Bros.
Despicable Me 247$83,517,315$368,065,385-3,997$20,895Jul 3, 2013Universal Pictures
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones48$80,027,814$302,191,252-3,161$25,317May 16, 2002Fox
Oz the Great and Powerful49$79,110,453$232,613,195-3,912$20,222Mar 8, 2013Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince50$77,835,727$301,959,197-4,325$17,996Jul 15, 2009Warner Bros.
Zootopia51$75,063,401$341,268,248-3,827$19,614Mar 4, 2016Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Despicable Me 352$72,434,025$264,624,300-4,529$15,993Jun 30, 2017Universal Pictures
Shrek Forever After53$70,838,207$238,736,787-4,359$16,251May 21, 2010DreamWorks
The Incredibles54$70,467,623$256,887,647-3,933$17,917Nov 5, 2004Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Lorax55$70,217,070$214,030,500-3,729$18,830Mar 2, 2012Universal Pictures
Maleficent56$69,431,298$236,412,469-3,948$17,586May 30, 2014Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Lego Movie57$69,050,279$257,760,692-3,775$18,291Feb 7, 2014Warner Bros.
Up58$68,108,790$290,866,563-3,766$18,085May 29, 2009Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Ice Age: The Meltdown59$68,033,544$195,306,682-3,964$17,162Mar 31, 2006Fox
Cinderella60$67,877,361$197,998,802-3,845$17,653Mar 13, 2015Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Grinch61$67,572,855$270,620,950-4,141$16,318Nov 9, 2018Universal Pictures
Brave62$66,323,594$236,686,287-4,164$15,927Jun 22, 2012Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe63$65,556,312$287,482,269-3,616$18,129Dec 9, 2005Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace64$64,820,970$429,870,576-2,970$21,825May 19, 1999Fox
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa65$63,106,589$180,010,950-4,056$15,558Nov 7, 2008DreamWorks
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers66$62,007,528$339,785,181-3,622$17,119Dec 18, 2002New Line Cinema
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted67$60,316,738$216,391,482-4,258$14,165Jun 8, 2012DreamWorks
Kung Fu Panda68$60,239,130$215,434,591-4,114$14,642Jun 6, 2008DreamWorks
Monsters vs. Aliens69$59,321,095$198,351,526-4,104$14,454Mar 27, 2009DreamWorks
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer70$58,051,684$131,892,723-3,959$14,663Jun 15, 2007Fox
Moana71$56,631,401$248,757,044-3,875$14,614Nov 23, 2016Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Despicable Me72$56,397,125$251,513,985-3,476$16,224Jul 9, 2010Universal Pictures
Ralph Breaks the Internet73$56,237,634$201,091,711-4,017$13,999Nov 21, 2018Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Big Hero 674$56,215,889$222,520,426-3,761$14,947Nov 7, 2014Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory75$56,178,450$206,459,076-3,770$14,901Jul 15, 2005Warner Bros.
The Karate Kid76$55,665,805$176,591,618-3,663$15,196Jun 11, 2010Sony Pictures Releasing
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water77$55,365,012$162,994,032-3,641$15,205Feb 6, 2015Paramount Pictures
How the Grinch Stole Christmas78$55,082,330$260,044,825-3,127$17,615Nov 17, 2000Universal Pictures
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian79$55,034,805$139,077,570-3,929$14,007May 16, 2008Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World80$55,022,245$160,799,505-4,259$12,919Feb 22, 2019Universal Pictures
Pokémon Detective Pikachu81$54,365,242$144,105,346-4,202$12,937May 10, 2019Warner Bros.
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian82$54,173,286$177,211,996-4,096$13,225May 22, 2009Fox
Scooby-Doo83$54,155,312$153,294,164-3,447$15,710Jun 14, 2002Warner Bros.
The Lego Batman Movie84$53,003,468$175,750,384-4,088$12,965Feb 10, 2017Warner Bros.
Home85$52,107,731$177,352,879-3,708$14,052Mar 27, 2015Fox
Coco86$50,802,605$209,726,015-3,987$12,742Nov 22, 2017Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Boss Baby87$50,198,902$175,003,033-3,773$13,304Mar 31, 2017Fox
How to Train Your Dragon 288$49,451,322$176,983,845-4,253$11,627Jun 13, 2014Fox
Wreck-It Ralph89$49,038,712$186,816,706-3,752$13,070Nov 2, 2012Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel90$48,875,415$219,553,378-3,700$13,209Dec 23, 2009Fox
Tangled91$48,767,052$200,807,262-3,603$13,535Nov 24, 2010Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Hotel Transylvania 292$48,464,322$169,700,110-3,754$12,910Sep 25, 2015Sony Pictures Releasing
Kung Fu Panda 293$47,656,302$165,249,063-3,925$12,141May 26, 2011DreamWorks
Shark Tale94$47,604,606$160,861,908-4,016$11,853Oct 1, 2004DreamWorks Distribution
Madagascar95$47,224,594$193,595,521-4,131$11,431May 27, 2005DreamWorks Distribution
The Secret Life of Pets 296$46,652,680$158,257,265-4,561$10,228Jun 7, 2019Universal Pictures
Ice Age: Continental Drift97$46,629,259$161,321,843-3,881$12,014Jul 13, 2012Fox
Trolls98$46,581,142$153,684,900-4,060$11,473Nov 4, 2016Fox
Ice Age99$46,312,454$176,387,405-3,316$13,966Mar 15, 2002Fox
Megamind100$46,016,833$148,415,853-3,944$11,667Nov 5, 2010DreamWorks
Dumbo101$45,990,748$114,766,307-4,259$10,798Mar 29, 2019Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
National Treasure: Book of Secrets102$44,783,772$215,306,145-3,832$11,686Dec 21, 2007Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Alvin and the Chipmunks103$44,307,417$217,313,244-3,475$12,750Dec 14, 2007Fox
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation104$44,076,225$167,510,016-4,267$10,329Jul 13, 2018Sony Pictures Releasing
TRON: Legacy105$44,026,211$170,669,481-3,451$12,757Dec 17, 2010Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
How to Train Your Dragon106$43,732,319$217,581,231-4,055$10,784Mar 26, 2010DreamWorks
The Croods107$43,639,736$187,168,425-4,046$10,785Mar 22, 2013Fox
Hotel Transylvania108$42,522,194$148,313,048-3,349$12,696Sep 28, 2012Sony Pictures Releasing
Shrek109$42,347,760$267,665,011-3,587$11,805May 16, 2001DreamWorks Distribution
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs110$41,690,382$196,472,300-4,099$10,170Jul 1, 2009Fox
Happy Feet111$41,533,432$198,000,317-3,804$10,918Nov 17, 2006Warner Bros.
Kung Fu Panda 3112$41,282,042$143,517,851-3,955$10,437Jan 29, 2016Fox
The Last Airbender113$40,325,019$131,772,187-3,169$12,724Jul 1, 2010Paramount Pictures
Rio114$39,225,962$143,619,809-3,826$10,252Apr 15, 2011Fox
The Good Dinosaur115$39,155,217$119,317,790-3,749$10,444Nov 25, 2015Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Dinosaur116$38,854,851$137,748,063-3,257$11,929May 19, 2000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Over the Hedge117$38,457,003$155,019,340-4,059$9,474May 19, 2006DreamWorks
The Cat in the Hat118$38,329,160$101,149,285-3,464$11,065Nov 21, 2003Universal Pictures
The Angry Birds Movie119$38,155,177$107,509,366-3,932$9,703May 20, 2016Sony Pictures Releasing
Rango120$38,079,323$123,477,607-3,917$9,721Mar 4, 2011Paramount Pictures
Bee Movie121$38,021,044$126,631,277-3,928$9,679Nov 2, 2007DreamWorks
Hop122$37,543,710$108,085,305-3,579$10,490Apr 1, 2011Universal Pictures
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil123$36,948,713$43,174,909-3,790$9,749Oct 18, 2019Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Marley & Me124$36,357,586$143,146,360-3,480$10,447Dec 25, 2008Fox
Robots125$36,045,301$128,200,012-3,776$9,545Mar 11, 2005Fox
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
1997 Special Edition
126$35,906,661$138,257,865-2,104$17,065Jan 31, 1997Fox
The Smurfs127$35,611,637$142,614,158-3,395$10,489Jul 29, 2011Sony Pictures Releasing
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse128$35,363,376$190,241,310-3,813$9,274Dec 14, 2018Sony Pictures Releasing
Lilo & Stitch129$35,260,212$145,794,338-3,191$11,049Jun 21, 2002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Sing130$35,258,145$270,329,045-4,022$8,766Dec 21, 2016Universal Pictures
National Treasure131$35,142,554$168,521,875-3,017$11,648Nov 19, 2004Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Runaway Bride132$35,055,556$152,257,509-3,158$11,100Jul 30, 1999Paramount Pictures
Enchanted133$34,440,317$127,021,094-3,730$9,233Nov 21, 2007Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part134$34,115,335$105,806,508-4,303$7,928Feb 8, 2019Warner Bros.
Puss in Boots135$34,077,439$149,260,504-3,952$8,622Oct 28, 2011DreamWorks
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2136$34,017,930$119,793,567-4,001$8,502Sep 27, 2013Sony Pictures Releasing
Epic137$33,531,068$107,518,682-3,882$8,637May 24, 2013Fox
A Wrinkle in Time138$33,123,609$100,478,608-3,980$8,322Mar 9, 2018Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Tomorrowland139$33,028,165$91,304,790-3,972$8,315May 22, 2015Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Where the Wild Things Are140$32,695,407$77,233,467-3,735$8,753Oct 16, 2009Warner Bros.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman141$32,207,057$111,453,785-3,934$8,186Mar 7, 2014Fox
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie142$32,018,216$85,417,988-3,212$9,968Nov 19, 2004Paramount Pictures
Paul Blart: Mall Cop143$31,832,636$146,336,178-3,144$10,124Jan 16, 2009Sony Pictures Releasing
G-Force144$31,706,934$119,276,703-3,697$8,576Jul 24, 2009Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Truman Show145$31,542,121$125,618,201-2,315$13,625Jun 5, 1998Paramount Pictures
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief146$31,236,067$88,731,293-3,356$9,307Feb 12, 2010Fox
Evan Almighty147$31,192,615$100,462,298-3,604$8,654Jun 22, 2007Universal Pictures
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York148$31,126,882$173,585,516-2,222$14,008Nov 20, 1992Fox
Into the Woods149$31,051,923$126,735,659-2,440$12,726Dec 25, 2014Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Downton Abbey150$31,033,665$89,530,030-3,079$10,079Sep 20, 2019Focus Features
The Pacifier151$30,552,694$109,151,000-3,131$9,758Mar 4, 2005Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Night at the Museum152$30,433,781$250,860,439-3,685$8,258Dec 22, 2006Fox
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs153$30,304,648$124,870,275-3,119$9,716Sep 18, 2009Sony Pictures Releasing
The Addams Family154$30,300,007$59,497,633-4,007$7,561Oct 11, 2019United Artists Releasing
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events155$30,061,756$118,634,549-3,620$8,304Dec 17, 2004Paramount Pictures
A Christmas Carol156$30,051,075$137,562,562-3,683$8,159Nov 6, 2009Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Flintstones157$29,688,730$130,531,208-2,498$11,885May 27, 1994Universal Pictures
Ghostbusters II158$29,472,894$112,494,738-2,410$12,229Jun 16, 1989Columbia Pictures
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed159$29,438,331$84,216,833-3,312$8,888Mar 26, 2004Warner Bros.
Beverly Hills Chihuahua160$29,300,465$94,286,898-3,215$9,113Oct 3, 2008Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Muppets161$29,239,026$88,631,237-3,440$8,499Nov 23, 2011Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Nacho Libre162$28,309,599$80,197,993-3,070$9,221Jun 16, 2006Paramount Pictures
Back to the Future Part II163$27,835,125$118,450,002-1,865$14,925Nov 22, 1989Universal Pictures
Daddy Day Care164$27,623,580$104,297,061-3,370$8,196May 9, 2003Revolution Studios
Cheaper by the Dozen165$27,557,647$138,608,443-3,298$8,355Dec 25, 2003Fox
Wonder166$27,547,866$132,422,809-3,096$8,897Nov 17, 2017Lionsgate
Space Jam167$27,528,529$90,418,342-2,650$10,388Nov 15, 1996Warner Bros.
Bedtime Stories168$27,450,296$110,101,975-3,681$7,457Dec 25, 2008Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island169$27,335,363$103,860,290-3,470$7,877Feb 10, 2012Warner Bros.
Alice Through the Looking Glass170$26,858,726$77,041,381-3,763$7,137May 27, 2016Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Flubber171$26,725,207$92,977,226-2,641$10,119Nov 26, 1997Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The House with a Clock in Its Walls172$26,608,020$68,549,695-3,592$7,407Sep 21, 2018Universal Pictures
Spy Kids173$26,546,881$112,719,001-3,104$8,552Mar 30, 2001Miramax
Bolt174$26,223,128$113,643,011-3,651$7,182Nov 21, 2008Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Penguins of Madagascar175$25,447,444$83,301,343-3,764$6,760Nov 26, 2014Fox
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles176$25,398,367$135,265,915-2,006$12,661Mar 30, 1990New Line Cinema
Apollo 13177$25,353,380$172,071,312-2,197$11,540Jun 30, 1995Universal Pictures
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom178$25,337,110$179,870,271-1,687$15,019May 23, 1984Paramount Pictures
Dr. Dolittle 2179$25,037,039$112,952,899-3,049$8,211Jun 22, 2001Fox
Peter Rabbit180$25,010,928$115,253,424-3,725$6,714Feb 9, 2018Sony Pictures Releasing
Jack and Jill181$25,003,575$74,158,157-3,438$7,272Nov 11, 2011Sony Pictures Releasing
Christopher Robin182$24,585,139$99,215,042-3,602$6,825Aug 3, 2018Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Emoji Movie183$24,531,923$86,089,513-4,075$6,020Jul 28, 2017Sony Pictures Releasing
Race to Witch Mountain184$24,402,214$65,402,038-3,187$7,656Mar 13, 2009Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Haunted Mansion185$24,278,410$72,529,828-3,122$7,776Nov 26, 2003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
TMNT186$24,255,205$54,149,098-3,110$7,799Mar 23, 2007Warner Bros.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader187$24,005,069$104,367,133-3,555$6,752Dec 10, 2010Fox
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie188$23,851,539$73,921,000-3,434$6,945Jun 2, 2017Fox
Rise of the Guardians189$23,773,465$103,412,758-3,653$6,507Nov 21, 2012DreamWorks
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2190$23,762,435$71,038,190-3,633$6,540Apr 17, 2015Sony Pictures Releasing
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules191$23,751,502$52,682,749-3,167$7,499Mar 25, 2011Fox
Open Season192$23,624,548$85,105,259-3,833$6,163Sep 29, 2006Sony Pictures Releasing
Goosebumps193$23,618,556$80,080,379-3,501$6,746Oct 16, 2015Sony Pictures Releasing
Mary Poppins Returns194$23,523,121$171,958,438-4,090$5,751Dec 19, 2018Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Eragon195$23,239,907$75,030,163-3,020$7,695Dec 15, 2006Fox
This Is It196$23,234,394$72,091,016-3,481$6,674Oct 28, 2009Sony Pictures Releasing
Star Trek Generations197$23,116,394$75,671,125-2,659$8,693Nov 18, 1994Paramount Pictures
Smallfoot198$23,045,635$83,240,103-4,131$5,578Sep 28, 2018Warner Bros.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi199$23,019,618$252,583,617-1,002$22,973May 25, 1983Fox
The Game Plan200$22,950,971$90,043,270-3,103$7,396Sep 28, 2007Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Mission to Mars201$22,855,247$60,883,407-3,054$7,483Mar 10, 2000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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