Domestic Box Office Weekends For 2012

Data as of Mar 6, 16:56 PST

Key:Long Weekend

DatesTop 10 Gross%± LWOverall Gross%± LWReleases#1 Release Week
Dec 28-Jan 1, 2013
New Year's long wknd
$237,786,853+37.2%$277,443,906+38.6%54The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey52
Dec 28-30$155,214,547+60.8%$181,537,855+63.7%90The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey52
Dec 21-23$96,513,334-23.9%$110,869,479-18.9%95The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey51
Dec 21-25
Christmas long wknd
$169,697,974-1.4%$204,882,187+3.4%53The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey51
Dec 14-16$126,779,394+85.4%$136,705,051+69%109The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey50
Dec 7-9$68,367,628-32.1%$80,905,506-29.3%119Skyfall49
Nov 30-Dec 2
Post-Thanksgiving
$100,734,688-49.3%$114,496,488-44.9%108The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 248
Nov 23-25
Thanksgiving 3-Day
$198,595,121-17.4%$207,815,979-16.9%107The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 247
Nov 22-25
Thanksgiving 4-Day
$235,765,617+34.7%$244,861,842+28.5%49The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 246
Nov 21-25
Thanksgiving 5-Day
$279,039,688+34.4%$289,573,641+28.6%50The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 246
Nov 16-18$240,504,453+50.7%$250,086,091+44.1%115The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 246
Nov 9-11$159,539,986+34.3%$173,520,562+25.4%120Skyfall45
Nov 2-4$118,833,677+58.8%$138,368,039+47.9%119Wreck-It Ralph44
Oct 26-28$74,831,900-35.3%$93,548,501-27.5%119Argo43
Oct 19-21$115,619,564-1.4%$129,118,109-0.7%118Paranormal Activity 442
Oct 12-14$117,244,701-9.8%$129,987,942-8.6%117Taken 241
Oct 5-8
Indig. Peoples' Day wknd
$147,590,739+62.2%$158,700,116+49.5%54Taken 240
Oct 5-7$130,018,694+26.2%$142,194,488+19.2%114Taken 240
Sep 28-30$102,991,094+43.3%$119,272,334+31.2%122Hotel Transylvania39
Sep 21-23$71,888,652+10.9%$90,881,797+4.7%123End of Watch38
Sep 14-16$64,824,244+38.7%$86,814,721+28.2%124Resident Evil: Retribution37
Sep 7-9$46,747,004-40.4%$67,728,681-34.9%125The Possession36
Aug 31-Sep 2$78,473,593+3.6%$103,958,765+6%106The Possession35
Aug 31-Sep 3
Labor Day wknd
$100,987,641+1.6%$133,965,411-3.6%100The Possession35
Aug 24-26$75,735,631-38.3%$98,074,600-29.7%119The Expendables 234
Aug 17-19$122,759,783-4.9%$139,508,493-1.9%109The Expendables 233
Aug 10-12
London Olympics
$129,143,882+15.9%$142,282,599+15.6%113The Bourne Legacy32
Aug 3-5
London Olympics
$111,448,685-10.3%$123,067,042-8.5%113The Dark Knight Rises31
Jul 27-29
London Olympics
$124,187,763-43.9%$134,433,234-41.9%108The Dark Knight Rises30
Jul 20-22$221,423,729+47.6%$231,285,377+40.1%102The Dark Knight Rises29
Jul 13-15$150,002,519-15.9%$165,029,467-16.1%113Ice Age: Continental Drift28
Jul 6-8$178,335,880-6%$196,767,679-6.3%109The Amazing Spider-Man27
Jun 29-Jul 1$189,645,968+24.5%$210,047,382+27.4%105Ted26
Jun 22-24$152,347,191+26.3%$164,829,173+26.5%107Brave25
Jun 15-17$120,646,402-29.7%$130,345,800-28.2%111Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted24
Jun 8-10$171,705,112+29.9%$181,630,363+27.2%131Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted23
Jun 1-3$132,181,371-8.4%$142,828,971-6.8%129Snow White and the Huntsman22
May 25-28
Memorial Day wknd
$182,669,246-31%$194,092,495-29.9%111Men in Black 321
May 25-27$144,354,167+7.8%$153,244,254+7.3%119Men in Black 321
May 18-20$133,932,974-16%$142,764,397-16.5%131The Avengers20
May 11-13$159,498,783-35.3%$171,025,163-33.8%132The Avengers19
May 4-6$246,662,936+170.5%$258,295,713+133.6%134The Avengers18
Apr 27-29$91,171,173-23.3%$110,593,680-18.3%129Think Like a Man17
Apr 20-22$118,940,992+13.4%$135,415,449+18%125Think Like a Man16
Apr 13-15$104,850,744-9.2%$114,756,312-7.3%115The Hunger Games15
Apr 6-9
Easter wknd
$129,893,927+2.4%$136,124,614-8.7%45The Hunger Games14
Apr 6-8$115,439,622-16.8%$123,764,607-16.9%123The Hunger Games14
Mar 30-Apr 1$138,772,071-31.2%$148,926,320-30.5%124The Hunger Games13
Mar 23-25$201,664,110+115.5%$214,253,387+93%115The Hunger Games12
Mar 16-18$93,582,069-19.3%$110,983,561-18.9%11621 Jump Street11
Mar 9-11$116,009,145-20.4%$136,877,195-18.8%127The Lorax10
Mar 2-4$145,788,328+35.8%$168,466,571+25.8%118The Lorax9
Feb 24-26$107,371,847-22.2%$133,892,090-16.8%115Act of Valor8
Feb 17-19$137,926,714-18%$160,944,778-16.1%118Safe House7
Feb 17-20
Presidents' Day wknd
$164,876,415+9.4%$193,509,301+11.4%102Safe House7
Feb 10-12$168,289,222+91%$191,893,008+65.8%111The Vow6
Feb 3-5$88,088,338-3.5%$115,729,538-8.4%105Chronicle5
Jan 27-29$91,306,608-11.4%$126,328,423-5.3%111The Grey4
Jan 20-22$103,050,329-2.5%$133,441,542+0.9%107Underworld: Awakening3
Jan 13-16
MLK wknd
$128,967,569-1.1%$162,923,701+2.5%74Contraband2
Jan 13-15$105,673,270-12.3%$132,235,551-5.2%103Contraband2
Jan 6-8$120,467,366-10.4%$139,471,507-9.9%93The Devil Inside1