Thanksgiving Opening Weekends

Rank Release Gross Total Gross % of Total Theaters Average Date Distributor
1The Hunger Games: Catching Fire$74,179,601$424,668,047-4,163$17,818Nov 22, 2013Lionsgate
2Frozen$67,391,326$400,227,936-3,742$18,009Nov 22, 2013Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
3Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$57,487,755$317,575,550-3,672$15,655Nov 16, 2001Warner Bros.
4Toy Story 2$57,388,839$242,947,795-3,236$17,734Nov 19, 1999Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
5The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1$56,972,599$337,135,885-4,151$13,725Nov 21, 2014Lionsgate
6Moana$56,631,401$248,757,044-3,875$14,614Nov 23, 2016Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
7Ralph Breaks the Internet$56,237,634$201,091,711-4,017$13,999Nov 21, 2018Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
8Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$54,727,138$290,013,036-3,858$14,185Nov 18, 2005Warner Bros.
9How the Grinch Stole Christmas$52,118,445$260,044,825-3,134$16,630Nov 17, 2000Universal Pictures
10The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2$52,004,595$281,723,902-4,175$12,456Nov 20, 2015Lionsgate
11Coco$50,802,605$209,726,015-3,987$12,742Nov 22, 2017Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
12Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1$49,087,101$295,983,305-4,125$11,899Nov 19, 2010Warner Bros.
13Tangled$48,767,052$200,807,262-3,603$13,535Nov 24, 2010Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
14Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them$45,084,763$234,037,575-4,144$10,879Nov 18, 2016Warner Bros.
15The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2$43,641,448$292,324,737-4,070$10,722Nov 16, 2012Lionsgate
16The Twilight Saga: New Moon$42,870,031$296,623,634-4,042$10,606Nov 20, 2009Summit Entertainment
17The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1$41,683,574$281,287,133-4,066$10,251Nov 18, 2011Summit Entertainment
18Justice League$41,090,491$229,024,295-4,051$10,143Nov 17, 2017Warner Bros.
19The Blind Side$40,111,364$255,951,749-3,140$12,774Nov 20, 2009Warner Bros.
20The Good Dinosaur$39,155,217$119,317,790-3,749$10,444Nov 25, 2015Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
21Happy Feet$37,038,046$198,000,317-3,804$9,736Nov 17, 2006Warner Bros.
22Creed II$35,574,710$115,715,889-3,441$10,338Nov 21, 2018Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
23Enchanted$34,440,317$127,021,094-3,730$9,233Nov 21, 2007Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
24101 Dalmatians$33,504,025$136,189,294-2,794$11,991Nov 27, 1996Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
25A Bug's Life$33,258,052$157,505,918-2,686$12,382Nov 20, 1998Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
26National Treasure$32,156,917$168,521,875-3,243$9,915Nov 19, 2004Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
27Four Christmases$31,069,826$120,146,040-3,310$9,386Nov 26, 2008Warner Bros.
28Die Another Day$31,010,183$160,942,139-3,324$9,329Nov 22, 2002Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
29Casino Royale$30,785,874$167,007,184-3,443$8,941Nov 17, 2006Sony Pictures Releasing
30Unbreakable$30,330,771$95,011,339-2,708$11,200Nov 22, 2000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
31Creed$29,632,823$109,767,581-3,404$8,705Nov 25, 2015Warner Bros.
32Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald$29,375,498$159,555,901-4,163$7,056Nov 16, 2018Warner Bros.
33The Muppets$29,239,026$88,631,237-3,440$8,499Nov 23, 2011Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
34Toy Story$29,140,617$191,796,233-2,457$11,860Nov 22, 1995Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
35Home Alone 2: Lost in New York$28,616,454$173,585,516-2,231$12,826Nov 20, 1992Twentieth Century Fox
36Back to the Future Part II$27,835,125$118,450,002-1,865$14,925Nov 22, 1989Universal Pictures
37Flubber$26,725,207$92,977,226-2,641$10,119Nov 26, 1997Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
38Bolt$26,581,002$113,643,011-3,654$7,274Nov 21, 2008Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
39Twilight$26,344,032$192,769,854-3,425$7,691Nov 21, 2008Summit Entertainment
40Penguins of Madagascar$25,447,444$83,301,343-3,764$6,760Nov 26, 2014Twentieth Century Fox
41The Cat in the Hat$24,459,685$101,149,285-3,467$7,055Nov 21, 2003Universal Pictures
42The Haunted Mansion$24,278,410$72,529,828-3,122$7,776Nov 26, 2003Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
43Rise of the Guardians$23,773,465$103,412,758-3,653$6,507Nov 21, 2012DreamWorks
44The World is Not Enough$23,237,746$126,943,684-3,163$7,346Nov 19, 1999Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
45Wonder$22,674,238$132,422,809-3,172$7,148Nov 17, 2017Lionsgate
46Life of Pi$22,451,514$124,987,023-2,927$7,670Nov 21, 2012Twentieth Century Fox
47Spy Game$21,689,125$62,362,560-2,770$7,830Nov 21, 2001Universal Pictures
48Christmas with the Kranks$21,570,867$73,780,539-3,393$6,357Nov 24, 2004Revolution Studios
49The Rugrats Movie$21,010,116$100,494,675-2,823$7,442Nov 20, 1998Paramount Pictures
50Home Alone$20,987,761$285,761,243-1,284$16,345Nov 16, 1990Twentieth Century Fox
51Deja Vu$20,574,802$62,190,904-3,108$6,619Nov 22, 2006Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
52End of Days$20,523,595$66,889,043-2,593$7,915Nov 24, 1999Universal Pictures
53Mrs. Doubtfire$20,468,847$219,195,243-1,605$12,753Nov 24, 1993Twentieth Century Fox
54The Addams Family$20,133,616$113,502,426-2,411$8,350Nov 22, 1991Paramount Pictures
55Rocky IV$19,991,537$127,873,716-1,325$15,087Nov 27, 1985United Artists
56102 Dalmatians$19,883,351$66,957,026-2,704$7,353Nov 22, 2000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
57Walk the Line$19,212,273$119,514,920-3,138$6,122Nov 18, 2005Twentieth Century Fox
58Sleepy Hollow$18,414,444$101,071,502-3,067$6,004Nov 19, 1999Paramount Pictures
59Enemy of the State$18,114,221$111,549,836-2,435$7,439Nov 20, 1998Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
60GoldenEye$18,110,951$106,429,941-2,667$6,790Nov 17, 1995Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
61This Christmas$17,958,183$49,121,934-1,858$9,665Nov 21, 2007Screen Gems
62The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$17,844,331$85,417,988-3,307$5,395Nov 19, 2004Paramount Pictures
63Star Trek: First Contact$17,801,017$92,027,888-2,812$6,330Nov 22, 1996Paramount Pictures
64Yours, Mine & Ours$17,461,108$53,412,862-3,206$5,446Nov 23, 2005Paramount Pictures
65Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$17,405,678$76,507,756-2,937$5,926Nov 17, 2000Paramount Pictures
66Old Dogs$16,894,511$47,397,427-3,425$4,932Nov 25, 2009Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
67Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$16,881,888$109,713,132-1,349$12,514Nov 26, 1986Paramount Pictures
68The Bodyguard$16,611,793$121,945,720-1,717$9,674Nov 25, 1992Warner Bros.
69Beowulf$16,538,666$82,280,579-3,218$5,139Nov 16, 2007Paramount Pictures
70Alien Resurrection$16,474,092$47,795,658-2,415$6,821Nov 26, 1997Twentieth Century Fox
71Horrible Bosses 2$15,457,418$54,445,357-3,375$4,579Nov 26, 2014Warner Bros.
72Australia$14,800,723$49,534,424-2,642$5,602Nov 26, 2008Twentieth Century Fox
73Red Dawn$14,276,668$44,806,783-2,724$5,241Nov 21, 2012FilmDistrict
743 Men and a Little Lady$13,774,642$71,609,321-1,281$10,753Nov 21, 1990Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
75Alexander$13,687,087$34,297,191-2,445$5,597Nov 24, 2004Warner Bros.
76Happy Feet Two$13,397,346$64,006,466-3,611$3,710Nov 18, 2011Warner Bros.
77Ninja Assassin$13,316,158$38,122,883-2,503$5,320Nov 25, 2009Warner Bros.
78Star Trek Generations$13,190,324$75,671,125-2,681$4,919Nov 18, 1994Paramount Pictures
79Hitman$13,180,769$39,663,028-2,458$5,362Nov 21, 2007Twentieth Century Fox
80Scrooged$13,027,842$60,328,558-1,262$10,323Nov 23, 1988Paramount Pictures
81Gothika$12,868,471$59,694,580-2,382$5,402Nov 21, 2003Warner Bros.
82Allied$12,701,743$40,098,064-3,160$4,019Nov 23, 2016Paramount Pictures
83Jingle All the Way$12,670,862$60,592,389-2,404$5,270Nov 22, 1996Twentieth Century Fox
84Bad Santa$12,500,000$59,230,390-2,005$6,234Nov 26, 2003Dimension Films
85My Girl$12,391,783$59,489,799-2,080$5,957Nov 27, 1991Columbia Pictures
86Instant Family$12,310,708$67,363,237-3,286$3,746Nov 16, 2018Paramount Pictures
87Treasure Planet$12,083,248$36,015,544-3,227$3,744Nov 27, 2002Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
88Arthur Christmas$12,068,931$46,462,469-3,376$3,574Nov 23, 2011Sony Pictures Releasing
89Transporter 3$12,063,452$31,715,062-2,626$4,593Nov 26, 2008Lionsgate
90Deck the Halls$12,001,256$35,090,599-3,205$3,744Nov 22, 2006Twentieth Century Fox
91Burlesque$11,947,744$39,440,655-3,037$3,934Nov 24, 2010Screen Gems
92Hugo$11,364,505$73,864,507-1,277$8,899Nov 23, 2011Paramount Pictures
93Harlem Nights$11,136,904$60,864,870-2,180$5,108Nov 17, 1989Paramount Pictures
94Black Knight$11,102,948$33,422,806-2,571$4,318Nov 21, 2001Twentieth Century Fox
95The Missing$10,833,633$27,011,180-2,756$3,930Nov 26, 2003Revolution Studios
96Addams Family Values$10,650,625$48,919,043-2,577$4,132Nov 19, 1993Paramount Pictures
97The Rainmaker$10,615,122$45,916,769-2,341$4,534Nov 21, 1997Paramount Pictures
98Money Train$10,608,297$35,431,113-2,522$4,206Nov 22, 1995Sony Pictures Releasing
993 Men and a Baby$10,384,392$167,780,960-1,006$10,322Nov 25, 1987Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
100Planet 51$10,218,641$42,194,060-3,035$3,366Nov 20, 2009Sony Pictures Releasing
101Rent$10,016,021$29,077,547-2,433$4,116Nov 23, 2005Revolution Studios
102Casino$9,946,480$42,512,375-1,616$6,155Nov 22, 1995Universal Pictures
103Junior$9,803,145$36,763,355-1,749$5,605Nov 23, 1994Universal Pictures
104Love & Other Drugs$9,739,161$32,343,814-2,455$3,967Nov 24, 2010Twentieth Century Fox
105The American President$9,713,222$60,079,496-1,508$6,441Nov 17, 1995Sony Pictures Releasing
106Eight Crazy Nights$9,434,175$23,443,124-2,503$3,769Nov 27, 2002Sony Pictures Releasing
107August Rush$9,421,369$31,664,162-2,310$4,078Nov 21, 2007Warner Bros.
108Just Friends$9,275,000$32,619,671-2,505$3,702Nov 23, 2005New Line Cinema
109Robin Hood$9,195,670$30,824,628-2,827$3,252Nov 21, 2018Lionsgate
110The Mist$8,931,973$25,594,957-2,423$3,686Nov 21, 2007-
111Predator 2$8,784,943$30,669,413-1,950$4,505Nov 21, 1990Twentieth Century Fox
112Malcolm X$8,561,890$48,169,910-1,249$6,854Nov 20, 1992Warner Bros.
113Faster$8,523,153$23,240,020-2,454$3,473Nov 24, 2010CBS Films
114Timeline$8,440,629$19,481,943-2,787$3,028Nov 26, 2003Paramount Pictures
115The Little Mermaid$8,384,862$84,355,863-999$8,393Nov 17, 1989Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
116The Night Before$8,376,461$43,047,372-2,960$2,829Nov 20, 2015Sony Pictures Releasing
117Widows$8,231,373$42,402,632-2,803$2,936Nov 16, 2018Twentieth Century Fox
118The Land Before Time$8,114,550$48,092,846-1,410$5,755Nov 18, 1988Universal Pictures
119A Perfect World$8,075,582$31,130,999-1,964$4,111Nov 24, 1993Warner Bros.
120A Low Down Dirty Shame$7,970,574$29,392,418-1,379$5,779Nov 25, 1994Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
121Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium$7,936,035$32,023,163-3,168$2,505Nov 16, 2007Twentieth Century Fox
122Bounce$7,762,647$36,805,288-2,014$3,854Nov 17, 2000Miramax
123Rocky V$7,703,740$40,946,358-2,053$3,752Nov 16, 1990United Artists
124The 6th Day$7,510,352$34,604,280-2,516$2,985Nov 17, 2000Sony Pictures Releasing
125An American Tail$7,412,815$47,483,002-1,249$5,935Nov 21, 1986Universal Pictures
126Friday After Next$7,363,181$33,229,955-1,621$4,542Nov 22, 2002New Line Cinema
127Cinderella
1987 Re-release
$7,243,653$34,101,149-1,657$4,371Nov 20, 1987Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
128Steel Magnolias$7,053,867$83,759,091-720$9,797Nov 17, 1989-
129Planes, Trains & Automobiles$7,009,482$49,530,280-1,118$6,269Nov 25, 1987Paramount Pictures
130The Star$6,930,919$40,852,824-2,837$2,443Nov 17, 2017Sony Pictures Releasing
131Homefront$6,915,241$20,158,898-2,570$2,690Nov 27, 2013Open Road Films (II)
132Delivery Man$6,835,841$29,904,680-3,036$2,251Nov 22, 2013Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
133Mortal Kombat: Annihilation$6,789,482$35,927,406-2,140$3,172Nov 21, 1997New Line Cinema
134Solaris$6,752,722$14,887,875-2,406$2,806Nov 27, 2002Twentieth Century Fox
135Oliver & Company$6,338,773$53,279,055-952$6,658Nov 18, 1988Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
136Bad Santa 2$6,176,680$17,782,178-2,920$2,115Nov 23, 2016Broad Green Pictures
137Babe: Pig in the City$6,162,640$18,319,860-2,384$2,585Nov 25, 1998Universal Pictures
138Supergirl$5,738,249$14,296,438-1,608$3,568Nov 21, 1984-
139Santa Claus: The Movie$5,647,160$23,717,291-970$5,821Nov 27, 1985-
140Cocoon: The Return$5,568,143$18,924,919-986$5,647Nov 23, 1988Twentieth Century Fox
141Green Book$5,501,520$85,080,171-1,063$5,175Nov 16, 2018Universal Pictures
142Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil$5,327,105$25,105,255-1,080$4,932Nov 21, 1997Warner Bros.
143Song of the South
1986 Re-release
$5,205,175$17,659,346-1,529$3,404Nov 21, 1986Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
144It Takes Two$5,156,182$19,474,589-1,581$3,261Nov 17, 1995Warner Bros.
145They$5,144,090$12,728,514-1,615$3,185Nov 27, 2002Dimension Films
146All Dogs Go to Heaven$5,012,048$27,100,027-1,590$3,152Nov 17, 1989United Artists
147Missing in Action$4,928,898$22,812,411-1,209$4,076Nov 16, 1984Cannon Film Distributors
148Bobby$4,857,736$11,242,801-1,667$2,914Nov 17, 2006-
149The Next Three Days$4,683,123$21,148,651-2,564$1,826Nov 19, 2010Lionsgate
150For the Boys$4,533,138$17,860,280-1,308$3,465Nov 22, 1991Twentieth Century Fox
151Out Cold$4,531,665$13,906,394-2,011$2,253Nov 21, 2001Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
152In the Mix$4,448,491$10,223,896-1,608$2,766Nov 23, 2005Lionsgate
153Roman J. Israel, Esq.$4,447,070$11,962,778-1,669$2,664Nov 17, 2017Sony Pictures Releasing
154Secret in Their Eyes$4,423,540$20,180,155-2,392$1,849Nov 20, 2015STX Entertainment
155The Rescuers Down Under$4,396,208$27,931,461-1,237$3,553Nov 16, 1990Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
156Silver Linings Playbook$4,383,669$132,092,958-367$11,944Nov 16, 2012The Weinstein Company
157Nuts$4,252,726$30,950,002-536$7,934Nov 20, 1987Warner Bros.
158The Pagemaster$4,188,399$13,670,688-1,803$2,323Nov 23, 1994Twentieth Century Fox
159Prancer$4,053,924$18,587,135-1,717$2,361Nov 17, 1989Orion Pictures
160One Magic Christmas$4,010,151$13,677,222-827$4,849Nov 22, 1985Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
161A Christmas Story$3,935,944$19,294,144-938$4,196Nov 18, 1983Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
162Miracle on 34th Street$3,800,166$17,320,136-1,191$3,190Nov 18, 1994Twentieth Century Fox
163King Solomon's Mines$3,799,341$15,057,465-1,122$3,386Nov 22, 1985Cannon Film Distributors
164Home Fries$3,784,023$10,123,717-1,925$1,965Nov 27, 1998Warner Bros.
165An American Tail: Fievel Goes West$3,782,080$22,166,041-1,696$2,230Nov 22, 1991Universal Pictures
166The Fountain$3,768,702$10,144,010-1,472$2,560Nov 22, 2006Warner Bros.
167Léon: The Professional$3,765,840$19,501,238-1,220$3,086Nov 18, 1994Sony Pictures Releasing
168The Ice Harvest$3,744,000$8,314,570-1,550$2,415Nov 23, 2005Focus Features
169We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story$3,707,770$9,317,021-1,822$2,035Nov 24, 1993Universal Pictures
170Philomena$3,676,001$37,709,979-835$4,402Nov 22, 2013The Weinstein Company
171Black Nativity$3,669,530$7,013,679-1,516$2,420Nov 27, 2013Fox Searchlight Pictures
172Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1982 Re-release
$3,628,616$13,276,241-1,006$3,606Nov 19, 1982Twentieth Century Fox
173The Emperor's Club$3,523,795$14,118,751-811$4,345Nov 22, 2002Universal Pictures
174Terms of Endearment$3,498,813$108,423,489-260$13,456Nov 23, 1983Paramount Pictures
175Ringmaster$3,344,022$9,257,103-1,312$2,548Nov 27, 1998Artisan Entertainment
176Very Bad Things$3,245,853$9,898,412-1,260$2,576Nov 27, 1998PolyGram
177Night of the Comet$3,234,978$14,418,922-1,026$3,153Nov 16, 1984Atlantic Releasing Corporation
178Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny$3,110,000$8,334,575-1,919$1,620Nov 22, 2006New Line Cinema
179The Edge of Seventeen$2,965,421$14,431,633-1,945$1,524Nov 18, 2016STX Entertainment
180Firewalker$2,935,614$11,949,484-1,120$2,621Nov 21, 1986Cannon Film Distributors
181Flowers in the Attic$2,931,165$15,151,736-1,095$2,676Nov 20, 1987New World Pictures
182Man's Best Friend$2,834,025$12,974,636-1,230$2,304Nov 19, 1993New Line Cinema
183Nick of Time$2,781,601$8,175,346-1,849$1,504Nov 22, 1995Paramount Pictures
184Victor Frankenstein$2,469,341$5,775,076-2,797$882Nov 25, 2015Twentieth Century Fox
185The Last Unicorn$2,385,286$6,455,330-690$3,456Nov 19, 1982-
186Falling in Love$2,293,710$11,129,057-305$7,520Nov 21, 1984Paramount Pictures
187The Swan Princess$2,274,238$9,771,658-1,406$1,617Nov 18, 1994New Line Cinema
188Extreme Ops$2,233,525$4,842,259-1,800$1,240Nov 27, 2002Paramount Pictures
189Just the Way You Are$2,155,861$7,889,694-1,120$1,924Nov 16, 1984Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
190High Spirits$2,020,396$8,578,231-826$2,446Nov 18, 1988-
191Teen Wolf Too$1,926,308$7,888,703-1,498$1,285Nov 20, 1987Atlantic Releasing Corporation
192For Your Consideration$1,924,071$5,549,923-623$3,088Nov 17, 2006Warner Independent Pictures (WIP)
193Amityville 3-D$1,862,750$6,333,135-1,253$1,486Nov 18, 1983Orion Pictures
194Heidi's Song$1,779,497$5,124,391-967$1,840Nov 19, 1982Paramount Pictures
195My Week with Marilyn$1,750,507$14,600,347-244$7,174Nov 23, 2011The Weinstein Company
196The Wash$1,649,089$10,097,538-749$2,201Nov 16, 2001Lionsgate
197Flawless$1,590,155$4,488,529-478$3,326Nov 26, 1999Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
198Rules Don't Apply$1,589,625$3,652,206-2,382$667Nov 23, 2016Twentieth Century Fox
199Fresh Horses$1,553,260$6,640,346-1,276$1,217Nov 18, 1988Columbia Pictures
200The Road$1,502,231$8,117,000-111$13,533Nov 25, 2009-
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