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TOP OPENING GROSSES BY DAYS IN RELEASE


(Counting the first 9 days of wide release whenever they occurred, not just weekends.)

RankMovie TitleStudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / AvgTotal GrossRelease
87 Shrek Forever After P/DW $118,026,614 49.4% 4,367 $27,027 $238,736,787 F, 5/21/10
92 Superman Returns* WB $116,827,424 58.4% 4,065 $28,740 $200,081,192 W, 6/28/06
81 Brave BV $121,390,734 51.2% 4,164 $29,152 $237,283,207 F, 6/22/12
89 WALL-E BV $117,309,220 52.4% 3,992 $29,386 $223,808,164 F, 6/27/08
102 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Uni. $110,355,740 51.6% 3,746 $29,460 $214,030,500 F, 3/2/12
99 National Treasure: Book of Secrets BV $113,337,359 51.5% 3,832 $29,577 $219,964,115 F, 12/21/07
88 Maleficent BV $117,500,116 48.7% 3,948 $29,762 $241,410,378 F, 5/30/14
91 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $116,942,036 45.3% 3,928 $29,771 $258,366,855 F, 12/13/13
80 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox $122,173,409 67.9% 4,102 $29,784 $179,883,157 F, 5/1/09
93 Star Trek Into Darkness* Par. $116,812,963 51.1% 3,907 $29,898 $228,778,661 Th, 5/16/13
98 The LEGO Movie WB $113,364,021 44.0% 3,775 $30,030 $257,760,692 F, 2/7/14
103 Gravity WB $110,197,316 40.2% 3,660 $30,109 $274,092,705 F, 10/4/13
84 The Simpsons Movie Fox $120,549,999 65.8% 3,926 $30,706 $183,135,014 F, 7/27/07
58 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Sony $136,181,517 67.1% 4,324 $31,494 $202,853,933 F, 5/2/14
75 Hancock* Sony $125,199,410 54.9% 3,965 $31,576 $227,946,274 W, 7/2/08
95 World War Z Par. $114,560,051 56.6% 3,607 $31,760 $202,359,711 F, 6/21/13
101 Fast and Furious Uni. $110,386,310 71.2% 3,472 $31,793 $155,064,265 F, 4/3/09
71 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Fox $128,147,656 61.4% 3,969 $32,287 $208,545,589 F, 7/11/14
77 Up BV $124,004,233 42.3% 3,818 $32,479 $293,004,164 F, 5/29/09
82 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Fox $120,727,282 55.0% 3,700 $32,629 $219,614,612 W, 12/23/09
94 Planet of the Apes (2001) Fox $115,740,317 64.3% 3,530 $32,788 $180,011,740 F, 7/27/01
67 The Incredibles BV $129,306,113 49.5% 3,933 $32,877 $261,441,092 F, 11/5/04
79 The Bourne Ultimatum Uni. $122,300,560 53.8% 3,686 $33,180 $227,471,070 F, 8/3/07
74 The Da Vinci Code Sony $125,290,824 57.6% 3,754 $33,375 $217,536,138 F, 5/19/06
96 Twilight Sum. $114,497,107 59.4% 3,425 $33,430 $192,769,854 F, 11/21/08
56 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $137,391,893 45.3% 4,100 $33,510 $303,003,568 F, 12/14/12
54 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides BV $139,704,853 58.0% 4,164 $33,551 $241,071,802 F, 5/20/11
104 Ted Uni. $110,114,300 50.3% 3,256 $33,819 $218,815,487 F, 6/29/12
62 Oz The Great and Powerful BV $132,409,762 56.4% 3,912 $33,847 $234,911,825 F, 3/8/13
65 Star Trek* Par. $130,655,023 50.7% 3,860 $33,848 $257,730,019 F, 5/8/09
66 Inception WB $129,755,003 44.3% 3,792 $34,218 $292,576,195 F, 7/16/10
83 Meet the Fockers Uni. $120,719,585 43.2% 3,518 $34,315 $279,261,160 W, 12/22/04
61 War of the Worlds Par. $134,509,164 57.4% 3,908 $34,419 $234,280,354 W, 6/29/05
100 Pearl Harbor* BV $110,878,163 55.8% 3,214 $34,498 $198,542,554 F, 5/25/01
90 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $117,166,830 37.4% 3,359 $34,881 $313,364,114 W, 12/19/01
55 Godzilla (2014) WB $137,921,427 68.7% 3,952 $34,899 $200,676,069 F, 5/16/14
73 I Am Legend WB $126,575,006 49.4% 3,620 $34,965 $256,393,010 F, 12/14/07
85 The Day After Tomorrow Fox $120,434,052 64.5% 3,444 $34,969 $186,740,799 F, 5/28/04
60 Thor: The Dark World BV $135,797,011 65.8% 3,841 $35,355 $206,362,140 F, 11/8/13
70 Austin Powers in Goldmember* NL $128,880,761 60.4% 3,613 $35,671 $213,307,889 F, 7/26/02
64 Fast Five Uni. $130,752,455 62.3% 3,662 $35,705 $209,837,675 F, 4/29/11
63 Sherlock Holmes WB $131,366,402 62.8% 3,626 $36,229 $209,028,679 F, 12/25/09
72 Bruce Almighty Uni. $126,989,910 52.3% 3,492 $36,366 $242,829,261 F, 5/23/03
86 300 WB $118,918,100 56.5% 3,270 $36,366 $210,614,939 F, 3/9/07
57 X2: X-Men United Fox $137,125,638 63.8% 3,749 $36,577 $214,949,694 F, 5/2/03
45 The Amazing Spider-Man* Sony $158,863,629 60.6% 4,318 $36,791 $262,030,663 T, 7/3/12
59 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB $135,845,151 51.9% 3,682 $36,894 $261,988,482 F, 11/15/02
52 Captain America: The Winter Soldier BV $147,209,267 56.7% 3,938 $37,382 $259,766,572 F, 4/4/14
68 Finding Nemo BV $129,262,533 38.1% 3,391 $38,119 $339,714,978 F, 5/30/03
48 X-Men: Days of Future Past Fox $152,680,342 65.3% 4,001 $38,161 $233,921,534 F, 5/23/14
50 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban WB $147,946,953 59.3% 3,855 $38,378 $249,541,069 F, 6/4/04
40 Transformers: Age of Extinction Par. $163,770,694 66.7% 4,233 $38,689 $245,439,076 F, 6/27/14
44 Iron Man* Par. $159,382,216 50.1% 4,111 $38,770 $318,412,101 F, 5/2/08
46 Monsters University BV $156,910,695 58.4% 4,004 $39,188 $268,492,764 F, 6/21/13
69 The Lost World: Jurassic Park* Uni. $129,114,740 56.4% 3,282 $39,340 $229,086,679 F, 5/23/97
78 Rush Hour 2* NL $122,969,383 54.4% 3,118 $39,439 $226,164,286 F, 8/3/01
97 Independence Day* Fox $113,945,551 37.2% 2,882 $39,537 $306,169,268 W, 7/3/96
39 Shrek 2 DW $164,735,354 37.3% 4,163 $39,571 $441,226,247 W, 5/19/04
76 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Uni. $124,544,130 47.9% 3,134 $39,740 $260,044,825 F, 11/17/00
41 Guardians of the Galaxy BV $163,650,634 49.2% 4,088 $40,032 $332,657,316 F, 8/1/14
32 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix WB $175,355,515 60.1% 4,285 $40,923 $292,004,738 W, 7/11/07
49 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $151,182,682 44.5% 3,622 $41,740 $339,789,881 W, 12/18/02
51 Skyfall* Sony $147,576,859 48.5% 3,505 $42,105 $304,360,277 F, 11/9/12
34 Transformers* P/DW $171,788,861 53.8% 4,011 $42,829 $319,246,193 T, 7/3/07
31 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $183,101,562 57.7% 4,264 $42,941 $317,101,119 Th, 5/22/08
43 Fast & Furious 6 Uni. $160,627,875 67.3% 3,686 $43,578 $238,679,850 F, 5/24/13
25 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End* BV $190,791,106 61.7% 4,362 $43,739 $309,420,425 F, 5/25/07
28 Man of Steel* WB $185,487,233 63.7% 4,207 $44,090 $291,045,518 F, 6/14/13
30 Shrek the Third* P/DW $184,271,282 57.1% 4,172 $44,169 $322,719,944 F, 5/18/07
23 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince WB $191,833,631 63.5% 4,325 $44,355 $301,959,197 W, 7/15/09
37 X-Men: The Last Stand Fox $165,969,435 70.8% 3,714 $44,688 $234,362,462 F, 5/26/06
22 Iron Man 2 Par. $196,923,384 63.0% 4,390 $44,857 $312,433,331 F, 5/7/10
20 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Sum. $203,662,377 67.8% 4,468 $45,582 $300,531,751 W, 6/30/10
38 The Hangover Part II WB $165,044,408 64.9% 3,615 $45,655 $254,464,305 Th, 5/26/11
29 Despicable Me 2 Uni. $184,483,880 50.1% 3,997 $46,156 $368,061,265 W, 7/3/13
35 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $171,670,604 45.5% 3,703 $46,360 $377,027,325 W, 12/17/03
36 The Matrix Reloaded* WB $169,197,918 60.1% 3,603 $46,960 $281,576,461 Th, 5/15/03
53 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $140,194,760 32.5% 2,970 $47,204 $431,088,295 W, 5/19/99
33 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB $173,565,892 54.7% 3,672 $47,267 $317,575,550 F, 11/16/01
47 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $154,093,786 51.0% 3,161 $48,748 $302,191,252 Th, 5/16/02
26 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire WB $189,258,709 65.3% 3,858 $49,056 $290,013,036 F, 11/18/05
17 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 WB $209,530,619 70.8% 4,125 $50,795 $295,983,305 F, 11/19/10
16 Spider-Man 2 Sony $211,257,583 56.5% 4,152 $50,881 $373,585,825 W, 6/30/04
18 Transformers: Dark of the Moon* P/DW $208,475,424 59.2% 4,088 $50,997 $352,390,543 W, 6/29/11
24 Alice in Wonderland (2010) BV $190,803,629 57.1% 3,728 $51,181 $334,191,110 F, 3/5/10
19 Toy Story 3 BV $208,092,816 50.1% 4,028 $51,662 $415,004,880 F, 6/18/10
14 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 LGF $214,899,972 73.1% 4,151 $51,771 $293,958,000 F, 11/21/14
15 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $212,201,624 75.4% 4,066 $52,189 $281,287,133 F, 11/18/11
10 Spider-Man 3 Sony $224,411,133 66.7% 4,252 $52,778 $336,530,303 F, 5/4/07
42 The Passion of the Christ NM $160,641,939 43.4% 3,043 $52,791 $370,274,604 W, 2/25/04
12 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S $218,287,679 74.7% 4,070 $53,633 $292,324,737 F, 11/16/12
27 Avatar Fox $188,463,503 25.1% 3,456 $54,532 $749,766,139 F, 12/18/09
11 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sum. $222,312,298 74.9% 4,042 $55,001 $296,623,634 F, 11/20/09
21 Spider-Man Sony $202,035,007 50.0% 3,615 $55,888 $403,706,375 F, 5/3/02
9 The Hunger Games LGF $233,324,271 57.2% 4,137 $56,399 $408,010,692 F, 3/23/12
8 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest BV $239,410,629 56.6% 4,133 $57,927 $423,315,812 F, 7/7/06
13 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $216,022,081 56.8% 3,663 $58,974 $380,270,577 Th, 5/19/05
6 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 WB $258,934,716 68.0% 4,375 $59,185 $381,011,219 F, 7/15/11
7 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen P/DW $251,035,008 62.4% 4,234 $59,290 $402,111,870 W, 6/24/09
4 The Dark Knight Rises WB $267,458,321 59.7% 4,404 $60,731 $448,139,099 F, 7/20/12
5 Iron Man 3 BV $264,188,043 64.6% 4,253 $62,118 $409,013,994 F, 5/3/13
2 The Dark Knight WB $290,119,997 54.4% 4,366 $66,450 $533,345,358 F, 7/18/08
3 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire LGF $282,087,763 66.4% 4,163 $67,761 $424,668,047 F, 11/22/13
1 Marvel's The Avengers BV $342,148,409 54.9% 4,349 $78,673 $623,357,910 F, 5/4/12

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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