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TOP OPENING GROSSES BY DAYS IN RELEASE


(Counting the first 6 days of wide release whenever they occurred, not just weekends.)

RankMovie TitleStudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / AvgTotal GrossRelease
1 Marvel's The Avengers BV $257,627,807 41.3% 4,349 $59,238 $623,357,910 F, 5/4/12
2 The Dark Knight WB $222,150,806 41.7% 4,366 $50,882 $533,345,358 F, 7/18/08
3 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen P/DW $214,931,195 53.5% 4,234 $50,763 $402,111,870 W, 6/24/09
4 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 WB $214,887,891 56.4% 4,375 $49,117 $381,011,219 F, 7/15/11
5 The Dark Knight Rises WB $211,808,988 47.3% 4,404 $48,095 $448,139,099 F, 7/20/12
6 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire LGF $207,164,427 48.8% 4,163 $49,763 $424,668,047 F, 11/22/13
7 Iron Man 3 BV $204,811,482 50.1% 4,253 $48,157 $409,013,994 F, 5/3/13
8 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest BV $183,661,469 43.4% 4,133 $44,438 $423,315,812 F, 7/7/06
9 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $182,710,218 48.0% 3,661 $49,907 $380,270,577 Th, 5/19/05
10 The Hunger Games LGF $181,759,438 44.5% 4,137 $43,935 $408,010,692 F, 3/23/12
11 Spider-Man 2 Sony $180,072,888 48.2% 4,152 $43,370 $373,585,825 W, 6/30/04
12 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sum. $178,873,121 60.3% 4,042 $44,254 $296,623,634 F, 11/20/09
13 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Sum. $176,382,220 58.7% 4,468 $39,477 $300,531,751 W, 6/30/10
14 Spider-Man 3 Sony $176,161,954 52.3% 4,252 $41,430 $336,530,303 F, 5/4/07
15 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S $175,709,969 60.1% 4,070 $43,172 $292,324,737 F, 11/16/12
16 Transformers: Dark of the Moon* P/DW $175,151,397 49.7% 4,088 $42,845 $352,390,543 W, 6/29/11
17 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $171,415,726 60.9% 4,066 $42,158 $281,287,133 F, 11/18/11
18 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince WB $167,946,763 55.6% 4,325 $38,832 $301,959,197 W, 7/15/09
19 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $159,563,051 50.3% 4,260 $37,456 $317,101,119 Th, 5/22/08
20 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 WB $158,493,048 53.5% 4,125 $38,423 $295,983,305 F, 11/19/10
21 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 LGF $157,628,322 51.4% 4,151 $37,974 $306,656,000 F, 11/21/14
22 Toy Story 3 BV $154,495,178 37.2% 4,028 $38,355 $415,004,880 F, 6/18/10
23 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End* BV $153,996,575 49.8% 4,362 $35,304 $309,420,425 F, 5/25/07
24 Despicable Me 2 Uni. $153,587,070 41.7% 3,997 $38,426 $368,061,265 W, 7/3/13
25 Iron Man 2 Par. $152,821,023 48.9% 4,380 $34,891 $312,433,331 F, 5/7/10
26 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix WB $150,130,637 51.4% 4,285 $35,036 $292,004,738 W, 7/11/07
27 Man of Steel* WB $149,717,773 51.4% 4,207 $35,588 $291,045,518 F, 6/14/13
28 The Matrix Reloaded* WB $146,919,513 52.2% 3,603 $40,777 $281,576,461 Th, 5/15/03
29 Transformers* P/DW $146,604,387 45.9% 4,011 $36,551 $319,246,193 T, 7/3/07
30 Spider-Man Sony $144,156,124 35.7% 3,615 $39,877 $403,706,375 F, 5/3/02
31 Shrek the Third* P/DW $143,571,488 44.5% 4,122 $34,831 $322,719,944 F, 5/18/07
32 The Hangover Part II WB $142,622,321 56.0% 3,615 $39,453 $254,464,305 Th, 5/26/11
33 Shrek 2 DW $140,495,380 31.8% 4,163 $33,749 $441,226,247 W, 5/19/04
34 Alice in Wonderland (2010) BV $139,858,359 41.8% 3,728 $37,516 $334,191,110 F, 3/5/10
35 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $137,663,742 36.5% 3,703 $37,176 $377,027,325 W, 12/17/03
36 The Amazing Spider-Man* Sony $136,172,258 52.0% 4,318 $31,536 $262,030,663 T, 7/3/12
37 X-Men: The Last Stand Fox $135,955,809 58.0% 3,690 $36,844 $234,362,462 F, 5/26/06
38 The Passion of the Christ NM $135,317,847 36.5% 3,043 $44,469 $370,274,604 W, 2/25/04
39 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire WB $133,873,907 46.2% 3,858 $34,700 $290,013,036 F, 11/18/05
40 Fast & Furious 6 Uni. $130,846,355 54.8% 3,658 $35,770 $238,679,850 F, 5/24/13
41 Transformers: Age of Extinction Par. $128,685,351 52.4% 4,233 $30,401 $245,439,076 F, 6/27/14
42 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $128,332,422 42.5% 3,161 $40,599 $302,191,252 Th, 5/16/02
43 Guardians of the Galaxy BV $126,759,442 38.1% 4,080 $31,068 $332,749,244 F, 8/1/14
44 Avatar Fox $125,943,053 16.8% 3,452 $36,484 $749,766,139 F, 12/18/09
45 X-Men: Days of Future Past Fox $124,500,629 53.2% 3,996 $31,156 $233,921,534 F, 5/23/14
46 Iron Man* Par. $117,806,364 37.0% 4,105 $28,698 $318,412,101 F, 5/2/08
47 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB $117,232,892 36.9% 3,672 $31,926 $317,575,550 F, 11/16/01
48 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $116,542,509 27.0% 2,970 $39,240 $431,088,295 W, 5/19/99
49 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban WB $116,241,576 46.6% 3,855 $30,153 $249,541,069 F, 6/4/04
50 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $115,556,154 34.0% 3,622 $31,904 $339,789,881 W, 12/18/02
51 Monsters University BV $115,333,157 43.0% 4,004 $28,804 $268,492,764 F, 6/21/13
52 Captain America: The Winter Soldier BV $113,026,031 43.5% 3,938 $28,701 $259,766,572 F, 4/4/14
53 Godzilla (2014) WB $112,767,036 56.2% 3,952 $28,534 $200,676,069 F, 5/16/14
54 War of the Worlds Par. $112,744,353 48.1% 3,908 $28,850 $234,280,354 W, 6/29/05
55 Skyfall* Sony $112,450,165 36.9% 3,505 $32,083 $304,360,277 F, 11/9/12
56 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides BV $109,053,677 45.2% 4,155 $26,246 $241,071,802 F, 5/20/11
57 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Sony $107,139,985 52.8% 4,324 $24,778 $202,853,933 F, 5/2/14
58 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $106,537,873 35.2% 4,045 $26,338 $303,003,568 F, 12/14/12
59 Hancock* Sony $105,524,027 46.3% 3,965 $26,614 $227,946,274 W, 7/2/08
60 Thor: The Dark World BV $104,964,877 50.9% 3,841 $27,327 $206,362,140 F, 11/8/13
61 Fast Five Uni. $103,216,245 49.2% 3,644 $28,325 $209,837,675 F, 4/29/11
62 X2: X-Men United Fox $103,042,715 47.9% 3,741 $27,544 $214,949,694 F, 5/2/03
63 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB $102,453,546 39.1% 3,682 $27,826 $261,988,482 F, 11/15/02
64 The Lost World: Jurassic Park* Uni. $100,447,815 43.8% 3,281 $30,615 $229,086,679 F, 5/23/97
65 Austin Powers in Goldmember* NL $100,080,742 46.9% 3,613 $27,700 $213,307,889 F, 7/26/02
66 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox $99,152,810 55.1% 4,099 $24,190 $179,883,157 F, 5/1/09
67 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $98,138,554 58.2% 3,875 $25,326 $168,522,000 W, 12/17/14
68 Oz The Great and Powerful BV $97,674,850 41.6% 3,912 $24,968 $234,911,825 F, 3/8/13
69 The Simpsons Movie Fox $97,222,671 53.1% 3,922 $24,789 $183,135,014 F, 7/27/07
70 I Am Legend WB $97,201,184 37.9% 3,606 $26,955 $256,393,010 F, 12/14/07
71 The Da Vinci Code Sony $97,176,624 44.7% 3,735 $26,018 $217,536,138 F, 5/19/06
72 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Fox $97,126,068 46.6% 3,967 $24,484 $208,545,589 F, 7/11/14
73 The Day After Tomorrow Fox $96,464,949 51.7% 3,425 $28,165 $186,740,799 F, 5/28/04
74 Star Trek Into Darkness* Par. $96,446,262 42.2% 3,868 $24,934 $228,778,661 Th, 5/16/13
75 Frozen* BV $96,095,035 24.0% 3,742 $25,680 $400,738,009 W, 11/27/13
76 Bruce Almighty Uni. $95,556,105 39.4% 3,483 $27,435 $242,829,261 F, 5/23/03
77 Star Trek* Par. $95,002,539 36.9% 3,849 $24,682 $257,730,019 F, 5/8/09
78 Superman Returns* WB $94,581,594 47.3% 4,065 $23,267 $200,081,192 W, 6/28/06
79 Sherlock Holmes WB $93,411,175 44.7% 3,626 $25,761 $209,028,679 F, 12/25/09
80 Independence Day* Fox $93,203,177 30.4% 2,882 $32,340 $306,169,268 W, 7/3/96
81 Men in Black II Sony $93,105,774 48.9% 3,557 $26,175 $190,418,803 W, 7/3/02
82 Rush Hour 2 NL $93,015,159 41.1% 3,118 $29,832 $226,164,286 F, 8/3/01
83 The Bourne Ultimatum Uni. $92,616,000 40.7% 3,660 $25,305 $227,471,070 F, 8/3/07
84 Mission: Impossible II Par. $91,819,054 42.6% 3,653 $25,135 $215,409,889 W, 5/24/00
85 Inception WB $91,595,161 31.3% 3,792 $24,155 $292,576,195 F, 7/16/10
86 Finding Nemo BV $91,103,959 26.8% 3,374 $27,002 $339,714,978 F, 5/30/03
87 Brave BV $91,032,679 38.4% 4,164 $21,862 $237,283,207 F, 6/22/12
88 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $90,998,253 35.2% 3,903 $23,315 $258,366,855 F, 12/13/13
89 300 WB $90,840,175 43.1% 3,103 $29,275 $210,614,939 F, 3/9/07
90 Planet of the Apes (2001) Fox $90,473,633 50.3% 3,500 $25,850 $180,011,740 F, 7/27/01
91 Maleficent BV $88,447,851 36.6% 3,948 $22,403 $241,410,378 F, 5/30/14
92 The Matrix Revolutions WB $88,377,414 63.4% 3,502 $25,236 $139,313,948 W, 11/5/03
93 World War Z Par. $88,294,543 43.6% 3,607 $24,479 $202,359,711 F, 6/21/13
94 Twilight Sum. $88,130,501 45.7% 3,425 $25,732 $192,769,854 F, 11/21/08
95 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $87,685,940 39.9% 3,700 $23,699 $219,614,612 W, 12/23/09
96 Jurassic Park III Uni. $87,257,895 48.2% 3,434 $25,410 $181,171,875 W, 7/18/01
97 Up BV $86,902,484 29.7% 3,766 $23,076 $293,004,164 F, 5/29/09
98 Men in Black* Sony $86,751,733 34.6% 3,020 $28,726 $250,690,539 W, 7/2/97
99 Captain America: The First Avenger Par. $86,443,098 48.9% 3,715 $23,269 $176,654,505 F, 7/22/11
100 WALL-E BV $86,311,330 38.6% 3,992 $21,621 $223,808,164 F, 6/27/08
101 Cars 2 BV $85,723,603 44.8% 4,115 $20,832 $191,452,396 F, 6/24/11
102 Shrek Forever After P/DW $85,308,441 35.7% 4,359 $19,571 $238,736,787 F, 5/21/10
103 Pearl Harbor BV $85,079,974 42.9% 3,214 $26,472 $198,542,554 F, 5/25/01
104 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Par. $84,925,028 44.4% 3,845 $22,087 $191,204,754 F, 8/8/14
105 Fast and Furious Uni. $84,569,535 54.5% 3,461 $24,435 $155,064,265 F, 4/3/09
106 Meet the Fockers Uni. $84,431,410 30.2% 3,518 $24,000 $279,261,160 W, 12/22/04
107 Toy Story 2* BV $82,613,870 33.6% 3,236 $25,530 $245,852,179 W, 11/24/99
108 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $82,462,416 26.3% 3,359 $24,550 $313,364,114 W, 12/19/01
109 Signs BV $82,457,960 36.2% 3,264 $25,263 $227,966,634 F, 8/2/02
110 The Incredibles BV $81,992,796 31.4% 3,933 $20,847 $261,441,092 F, 11/5/04
111 The Mummy Returns Uni. $81,096,845 40.1% 3,401 $23,845 $202,019,785 F, 5/4/01
112 Thor Par. $80,725,835 44.6% 3,955 $20,411 $181,030,624 F, 5/6/11

CHART NOTES
* Indicates that the movie had previews or was in limited release prior to its Wide release date. These grosses are excluded to ensure an apples-to-apples comparison (e.g., The Matrix Reloaded's Wednesday night showings prior to its Thursday release have been sifted out).

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