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TOP OPENING WEEKENDS BY SEASON
1982-Present


Note: This chart only shows the top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of TotalTheatersAverageAdjusted Gross^Date**
1 Scary Movie 3 Dim. $65,189,000 43.7% 3,505 $18,599 $149,007,300 10/24/03
2 Shark Tale DW $62,629,600 29.6% 4,016 $15,594 $211,615,000 10/01/04
3 Rush Hour NL $57,489,300 23.5% 2,638 $21,792 $244,179,600 9/18/98
4 Paranormal Activity 3 Par. $54,850,800 50.5% 3,321 $16,516 $108,545,000 10/21/11
5 Gravity WB $54,582,600 20.3% 3,575 $15,268 $269,102,100 10/04/13
6 The Grudge Sony $51,478,500 35.5% 3,245 $15,864 $145,191,000 10/22/04
7 Red Dragon Uni. $51,383,700 39.2% 3,357 $15,306 $130,987,000 10/04/02
8 Jackass 3-D Par. $51,359,500 43.0% 3,081 $16,669 $119,571,400 10/15/10
9 Taken 2 Fox $50,252,900 35.4% 3,661 $13,727 $141,939,100 10/05/12
10 Sweet Home Alabama BV $50,129,100 28.0% 3,293 $15,222 $178,787,700 9/27/02
11 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $47,825,400 46.4% 3,623 $13,201 $103,046,000 10/24/08
12 Hotel Transylvania Sony $44,653,800 29.7% 3,349 $13,333 $150,523,900 9/28/12
13 Meet the Parents Uni. $43,386,300 17.2% 2,614 $16,598 $251,575,700 10/06/00
14 Insidious Chapter 2 FD $41,967,200 48.9% 3,049 $13,764 $85,781,600 9/13/13
15 Saw III LGF $41,923,200 41.9% 3,167 $13,237 $100,084,000 10/27/06
16 Paranormal Activity 2 Par. $41,491,000 48.0% 3,216 $12,902 $86,445,900 10/22/10
17 Saw II Lions $40,436,600 36.5% 2,949 $13,712 $110,936,700 10/28/05
18 The Exorcism of Emily Rose SGem $38,306,300 40.0% 2,981 $12,849 $95,685,200 9/09/05
19 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre NL $38,064,400 34.9% 3,016 $12,619 $109,150,500 10/17/03
20 Saw IV LGF $37,711,200 50.2% 3,183 $11,847 $75,168,900 10/26/07
21 Double Jeopardy Par. $37,251,600 19.9% 2,547 $14,626 $187,495,700 9/24/99
22 Gone Girl Fox $36,925,600 22.4% 3,014 $12,251 $165,139,500 10/03/14
23 Couples Retreat Uni. $36,809,800 31.4% 3,000 $12,270 $117,199,400 10/09/09
24 Annabelle WB (NL) $36,552,600 42.9% 3,185 $11,476 $85,212,500 10/03/14
25 Jackass: Number Two Par. $36,175,000 39.8% 3,059 $11,825 $90,778,900 9/22/06
26 Puss in Boots P/DW $35,557,200 22.8% 3,952 $8,997 $155,688,100 10/28/11
27 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Sony $35,449,800 30.2% 4,001 $8,860 $117,388,600 9/27/13
28 Where the Wild Things Are WB $35,101,400 42.4% 3,735 $9,398 $82,874,100 10/16/09
29 The First Wives Club Par. $34,959,900 17.9% 1,922 $18,188 $194,988,000 9/20/96
30 The Equalizer Sony $34,518,100 34.5% 3,236 $10,667 $99,940,500 9/26/14
31 Saw V LGF $34,197,900 53.0% 3,060 $11,176 $64,571,200 10/24/08
32 The Departed WB $33,537,500 20.4% 3,017 $11,115 $164,386,800 10/06/06
33 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $33,340,500 31.0% 3,215 $10,371 $107,546,300 10/03/08
34 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony $33,188,900 24.6% 3,119 $10,641 $134,780,100 9/18/09
35 Eagle Eye P/DW $33,170,100 28.7% 3,510 $9,450 $115,427,700 9/26/08
36 The Maze Runner Fox $32,875,000 32.3% 3,604 $9,121 $101,909,500 9/19/14
37 Training Day WB $32,551,200 29.4% 2,712 $12,002 $110,615,300 10/05/01
38 Stargate MGM $32,545,200 23.3% 2,033 $16,008 $139,881,500 10/28/94
39 Jackass: The Movie Par. $32,009,900 35.4% 2,509 $12,757 $90,339,800 10/25/02
40 Once Upon a Time in Mexico Sony $31,737,200 41.6% 3,282 $9,670 $76,361,400 9/12/03
41 Remember the Titans BV $31,688,400 18.1% 1,865 $16,992 $175,133,400 9/29/00
42 Flightplan BV $31,392,600 27.5% 3,424 $9,168 $114,320,000 9/23/05
43 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Par. $31,364,200 31.4% 3,336 $9,402 $99,850,800 10/25/13
44 The Lion King (in 3D) BV $31,025,000 31.9% 2,330 $13,316 $97,342,500 9/16/11
45 Blue Streak Sony $30,892,900 28.1% 2,735 $11,295 $110,116,600 9/17/99
46 Resident Evil: Apocalypse SGem $30,307,000 45.0% 3,284 $9,228 $67,361,700 9/10/04
47 Antz DW $29,954,000 19.0% 2,449 $12,231 $157,821,100 10/02/98
48 Kill Bill Vol. 1 Mira. $29,928,700 31.5% 3,102 $9,647 $94,954,800 10/10/03
49 Underworld SGem $29,474,000 41.9% 2,915 $10,110 $70,399,000 9/19/03
50 Open Season Sony $29,467,600 27.8% 3,833 $7,687 $106,154,200 9/29/06
51 Stigmata MGM $29,446,800 36.6% 2,899 $10,156 $80,487,800 9/10/99
52 Paranormal Activity 4 Par. $29,436,200 53.8% 3,412 $8,628 $54,704,300 10/19/12
53 Ladder 49 BV $29,059,700 29.6% 3,260 $8,913 $98,034,200 10/01/04
54 Barbershop MGM $29,006,200 27.2% 1,605 $18,071 $106,551,200 9/13/02
55 Real Steel BV $28,506,000 32.0% 3,440 $8,287 $89,165,400 10/07/11
56 Resident Evil: Afterlife SGem $28,240,300 45.7% 3,203 $8,816 $61,792,500 9/10/10
57 I Know What You Did Last Summer Sony $28,156,500 21.8% 2,524 $11,155 $129,200,200 10/17/97
58 Demolition Man WB $28,145,900 24.6% 2,246 $12,531 $114,569,000 10/08/93
59 Resident Evil: Extinction SGem $28,118,300 46.8% 2,828 $9,942 $60,145,300 9/21/07
60 The Specialist WB $27,984,700 25.0% 2,522 $11,096 $112,117,800 10/07/94
61 The Forgotten SonR $27,657,100 31.3% 3,104 $8,909 $88,322,200 9/24/04
62 What Dreams May Come Poly $27,582,200 28.6% 2,526 $10,919 $96,477,300 10/02/98
63 The Game Plan BV $27,254,300 25.3% 3,103 $8,783 $107,551,300 9/28/07
64 In & Out Par. $26,734,600 23.5% 1,992 $13,421 $113,662,600 9/19/97
65 Friday Night Lights Uni. $26,666,300 33.1% 2,667 $9,997 $80,589,500 10/08/04
66 School of Rock Par. $26,586,700 24.2% 2,614 $10,170 $110,028,600 10/03/03
67 Zombieland Sony $26,553,200 32.7% 3,036 $8,747 $81,152,800 10/02/09
68 Ray Uni. $26,364,700 26.6% 2,006 $13,142 $98,936,600 10/29/04
69 Brother Bear BV $26,291,000 22.8% 3,030 $8,677 $115,474,800 11/01/03
70 Seven NL $26,200,000 14.0% 2,441 $10,732 $187,592,600 9/22/95
71 The Grudge 2 Sony $25,976,000 53.2% 3,211 $8,089 $48,825,200 10/13/06
72 Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself LGF $25,678,300 45.5% 2,255 $11,388 $56,399,900 9/11/09
73 House on Haunted Hill WB $25,645,500 39.1% 2,710 $9,463 $65,644,100 10/29/99
74 The Game Poly $25,519,300 29.7% 2,403 $10,619 $86,014,000 9/12/97
75 Three Kings WB $25,487,200 26.2% 2,942 $8,662 $97,381,000 10/01/99
76 Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? LGF $25,357,600 38.7% 2,011 $12,609 $65,555,400 10/12/07
77 The Town WB $25,228,500 26.6% 2,861 $8,819 $94,737,300 9/17/10
78 Captain Phillips Sony $25,163,900 24.0% 3,020 $8,332 $104,920,200 10/11/13
79 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare NL $25,163,100 37.2% 1,862 $13,513 $67,673,300 9/13/91
80 The Rundown Uni. $25,138,400 38.9% 3,152 $7,975 $64,664,100 9/26/03
81 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony $24,944,200 32.2% 3,481 $7,166 $77,396,000 10/28/09
82 Look Who's Talking TriS $24,917,000 8.8% 1,208 $20,627 $284,663,500 10/13/89
83 K-PAX Uni. $24,849,600 34.2% 2,541 $9,779 $72,656,500 10/26/01
84 The Good Son Fox $24,707,900 28.0% 1,847 $13,376 $88,389,500 9/24/93
85 Don't Say a Word Fox $24,669,500 31.1% 2,802 $8,804 $79,388,900 9/28/01
86 No Good Deed (2014) SGem $24,520,400 46.2% 2,175 $11,274 $53,128,900 9/12/14
87 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $24,402,300 35.9% 3,204 $7,616 $68,010,000 9/23/05
88 Saw Lions $24,044,900 33.1% 2,315 $10,386 $72,602,500 10/29/04
89 Get Shorty MGM $23,852,700 17.6% 1,612 $14,796 $135,418,400 10/20/95
90 Timecop Uni. $23,580,900 26.9% 2,228 $10,584 $87,668,400 9/16/94
91 Kiss the Girls Par. $23,522,400 21.8% 2,271 $10,358 $107,737,000 10/03/97
92 Fury (2014) Sony $23,331,200 27.6% 3,173 $7,353 $84,473,800 10/17/14
93 Dracula Untold Uni. $23,146,300 40.7% 2,885 $8,023 $56,907,200 10/10/14
94 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning NL $23,085,800 46.8% 2,820 $8,186 $49,290,200 10/06/06
95 Contagion WB $23,052,600 29.6% 3,222 $7,154 $77,849,700 9/09/11
96 Saw 3D LGF $22,980,200 48.9% 2,808 $8,184 $46,975,100 10/29/10
97 The Social Network Sony $22,894,000 23.1% 2,771 $8,262 $98,899,500 10/01/10
98 Practical Magic WB $22,828,400 28.3% 2,652 $8,607 $80,561,400 10/16/98
99 Sleepers WB $22,746,100 23.1% 1,915 $11,876 $98,548,800 10/18/96
100 Law Abiding Citizen Over. $22,587,700 28.7% 2,890 $7,816 $78,728,700 10/16/09
101 The Guardian BV $22,459,500 32.7% 3,241 $6,929 $68,612,100 9/29/06
102 Zoolander Par. $22,409,800 34.4% 2,507 $8,938 $65,200,300 9/28/01
103 Red Sum. $22,196,100 24.1% 3,255 $6,820 $92,185,500 10/15/10
104 Ronin MGM $22,119,300 30.5% 2,487 $8,893 $72,495,700 9/25/98
105 Resident Evil: Retribution SGem $22,107,500 49.7% 3,012 $7,339 $44,468,300 9/14/12
106 Out of Time MGM $21,929,400 39.4% 3,076 $7,128 $55,668,800 10/03/03
107 The Peacemaker DW $21,914,700 29.8% 2,362 $9,277 $73,443,400 9/26/97
108 Thirteen Ghosts WB $21,890,600 36.2% 2,781 $7,871 $60,434,900 10/26/01
109 Looper TriS $21,844,300 31.3% 2,992 $7,300 $69,819,100 9/28/12
110 Burn After Reading Focus $21,765,400 31.7% 2,651 $8,210 $68,677,300 9/12/08
111 Prisoners WB $21,693,300 35.3% 3,260 $6,655 $61,449,300 9/20/13
112 The Devil's Advocate WB $21,663,000 20.0% 2,161 $10,023 $108,400,300 10/17/97
113 The Last of the Mohicans Fox $21,609,500 14.5% 1,491 $14,491 $148,646,500 9/25/92
114 The Tuxedo DW $21,164,700 29.8% 3,022 $7,003 $71,072,000 9/27/02
115 The Ring DW $21,114,600 11.6% 1,981 $10,658 $181,442,800 10/18/02
116 Paranormal Activity Par. $21,061,300 18.2% 760 $27,713 $115,854,500 10/16/09
117 For Love of the Game Uni. $20,974,500 37.1% 2,829 $7,413 $56,592,800 9/17/99
118 Random Hearts Sony $20,927,700 41.3% 2,697 $7,758 $50,664,600 10/08/99
119 Just Like Heaven DW $20,914,100 34.0% 3,508 $5,961 $61,584,900 9/16/05
120 The Legend of Zorro Sony $20,811,800 35.2% 3,520 $5,911 $59,192,300 10/28/05
121 Sea of Love Uni. $20,616,100 17.1% 1,246 $16,546 $120,536,300 9/15/89
122 Bride of Chucky Uni. $20,609,400 36.9% 2,412 $8,543 $55,789,000 10/16/98
123 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Par. $20,497,700 41.3% 3,170 $6,465 $49,681,300 9/17/04
124 Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit DW $20,426,300 28.6% 3,645 $5,603 $71,510,500 10/07/05
125 The Kingdom Uni. $20,347,900 36.0% 2,793 $7,285 $56,449,900 9/28/07
126 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Fox $20,145,400 37.4% 3,565 $5,651 $53,926,700 9/24/10
127 Max Payne Fox $20,072,100 43.4% 3,376 $5,945 $46,299,800 10/17/08
128 Moneyball Sony $20,066,200 25.6% 2,993 $6,705 $78,503,000 9/23/11
129 Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 Art. $20,044,400 50.0% 3,317 $6,042 $40,072,500 10/27/00
130 The River Wild Uni. $19,964,600 21.8% 2,074 $9,626 $91,504,700 9/30/94
131 Soul Food Fox $19,931,800 25.6% 1,336 $14,918 $77,785,600 9/26/97
132 Black Rain Par. $19,914,800 20.9% 1,610 $12,368 $95,101,400 9/22/89
133 Bedazzled (2000) Fox $19,866,500 34.6% 2,568 $7,735 $57,392,600 10/20/00
134 Riddick Uni. $19,831,400 45.5% 3,107 $6,383 $43,566,500 9/06/13
135 Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys LGF $19,777,800 46.8% 2,070 $9,555 $42,221,500 9/12/08
136 Argo WB $19,748,200 14.3% 3,232 $6,110 $138,431,800 10/12/12
137 Sneakers Uni. $19,748,100 19.5% 1,731 $11,408 $101,254,200 9/11/92
138 Doom Uni. $19,741,700 54.9% 3,044 $6,485 $35,958,600 10/21/05
139 Dolphin Tale WB $19,707,200 26.2% 3,507 $5,619 $75,083,600 9/23/11
140 Ouija Uni. $19,564,700 38.0% 2,858 $6,846 $51,422,500 10/24/14
141 Serendipity Mira. $19,211,400 26.5% 2,601 $7,385 $72,589,100 10/05/01
142 30 Days of Night Sony $18,942,900 40.3% 2,855 $6,635 $46,988,200 10/19/07
143 Bandits MGM $18,838,200 31.4% 3,207 $5,873 $60,004,600 10/12/01
144 The Beverly Hillbillies Fox $18,797,700 21.6% 2,152 $8,734 $86,888,900 10/15/93
145 Easy A SGem $18,792,100 31.3% 2,856 $6,579 $60,017,600 9/17/10
146 Righteous Kill Over. $18,534,200 40.6% 3,152 $5,881 $45,608,000 9/12/08
147 The Prestige BV $18,462,700 27.9% 2,281 $8,094 $66,174,700 10/20/06
148 First Blood Orion $18,457,500 14.1% 901 $20,483 $131,200,500 10/22/82
149 Urban Legend Sony $18,317,900 27.9% 2,257 $8,116 $65,748,800 9/25/98
150 Sinister LG/S $18,276,100 37.4% 2,527 $7,232 $48,803,700 10/12/12
151 Malice Col. $18,220,000 19.9% 1,431 $12,731 $91,577,700 10/01/93
152 Pulp Fiction Mira. $18,200,500 8.8% 1,338 $13,602 $207,409,400 10/14/94
153 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day BV $18,072,700 27.4% 3,088 $5,853 $65,905,500 10/10/14
154 Radio SonR $18,025,100 25.4% 3,074 $5,863 $70,862,700 10/24/03
155 Gridiron Gang Sony $17,979,800 37.5% 3,504 $5,130 $47,938,300 9/15/06
156 Seven Years in Tibet Sony $17,835,800 26.4% 2,103 $8,480 $67,563,000 10/10/97
157 Good Boy! MGM $17,758,600 34.8% 3,225 $5,506 $51,034,900 10/10/03
158 Fight Club Fox $17,748,000 29.8% 1,963 $9,040 $59,486,800 10/15/99
159 Matchstick Men WB $17,731,900 35.5% 2,711 $6,540 $50,004,300 9/12/03
160 Commando Fox $17,720,900 21.9% 1,495 $11,852 $80,779,400 10/04/85
161 Crocodile Dundee Par. $17,702,800 4.7% 879 $20,139 $377,474,100 9/26/86
162 Assassins WB $17,614,600 30.9% 2,343 $7,516 $56,914,000 10/06/95
163 Halloween III: Season of the Witch Uni. $17,599,600 44.0% 1,297 $13,569 $40,016,300 10/22/82
164 Finding Nemo (3D) BV $17,524,300 40.6% 2,904 $6,034 $43,190,000 9/14/12
165 The Boxtrolls Focus $17,467,700 34.9% 3,464 $5,043 $50,041,100 9/26/14
166 Striking Distance Col. $17,180,300 36.1% 1,889 $9,094 $47,575,200 9/17/93
167 Lakeview Terrace SGem $17,073,600 38.2% 2,464 $6,930 $44,677,300 9/19/08
168 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole WB $17,073,500 29.8% 3,575 $4,776 $57,216,000 9/24/10
169 The Ghost and the Darkness Par. $17,033,300 23.9% 2,142 $7,952 $71,384,700 10/11/96
170 Intolerable Cruelty Uni. $16,970,100 35.5% 2,564 $6,617 $47,861,400 10/10/03
171 To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar Uni. $16,939,500 24.7% 1,294 $13,091 $68,504,400 9/08/95
172 The Long Kiss Goodnight NL $16,756,600 27.1% 2,245 $7,464 $61,825,100 10/11/96
173 The Book of Life (2014) Fox $16,738,900 33.9% 3,071 $5,450 $49,366,000 10/17/14
174 A Night at the Roxbury Par. $16,731,600 31.7% 1,865 $8,971 $52,837,000 10/02/98
175 3:10 to Yuma (2007) LGF $16,666,600 26.2% 2,652 $6,284 $63,658,200 9/07/07
176 The Heartbreak Kid P/DW $16,651,200 38.1% 3,229 $5,156 $43,684,900 10/05/07
177 Secondhand Lions NL $16,448,200 28.9% 3,013 $5,459 $57,001,600 9/19/03
178 Surrogates BV $16,321,000 39.4% 2,951 $5,531 $41,416,600 9/25/09
179 Footloose (2011) Par. $16,231,600 30.0% 3,549 $4,573 $54,049,200 10/14/11
180 Good Luck Chuck LGF $16,211,800 39.0% 2,612 $6,206 $41,583,000 9/21/07
181 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $16,206,700 16.4% 1,654 $9,798 $98,677,500 10/29/93
182 Ghost Ship WB $16,176,100 38.2% 2,787 $5,803 $42,310,200 10/25/02
183 Quarantine SGem $16,170,800 44.8% 2,461 $6,571 $36,061,600 10/10/08
184 Dolphin Tale 2 WB $16,050,200 37.8% 3,656 $4,390 $42,492,600 9/12/14
185 Runaway Jury Fox $16,037,500 23.9% 2,815 $5,696 $66,966,200 10/17/03
186 The Brave One WB $15,997,400 36.6% 2,755 $5,806 $43,692,600 9/14/07
187 Team America: World Police Par. $15,945,800 37.0% 2,539 $6,279 $43,131,900 10/15/04
188 The Fighting Temptations Par. $15,931,300 38.9% 2,026 $7,862 $40,986,500 9/19/03
189 SwimFan Fox $15,927,400 39.7% 2,856 $5,576 $40,168,000 9/06/02
190 From Hell Fox $15,899,500 34.9% 2,305 $6,897 $45,612,300 10/19/01
191 Fatal Attraction Par. $15,886,000 4.9% 758 $20,958 $324,191,700 9/18/87
192 John Carpenter's Vampires Sony $15,863,600 45.4% 1,793 $8,846 $34,910,100 10/30/98
193 Invasion U.S.A. Can. $15,860,400 39.3% 1,735 $9,141 $40,358,100 9/27/85
194 Taxi Fox $15,826,700 32.9% 3,001 $5,273 $48,153,400 10/06/04
195 Carrie (2013) SGem $15,754,500 42.9% 3,157 $4,990 $36,751,100 10/18/13
196 The Story of Us Uni. $15,556,900 35.7% 2,164 $7,189 $43,584,100 10/15/99
197 Shall We Dance Mira. $15,502,600 20.4% 1,772 $8,748 $76,124,100 10/15/04
198 Pleasantville NL $15,425,600 22.0% 1,636 $9,428 $70,020,500 10/23/98
199 Man of the Year Uni. $15,341,400 33.0% 2,515 $6,099 $46,559,500 10/13/06
200 Nights in Rodanthe WB $15,268,600 32.1% 2,704 $5,646 $47,621,100 9/26/08

Note: Fall is defined as the day after Labor Day Weekend through the Thursday before the First Friday in November.


CHART NOTES
* Weekend equals Fri-Sat-Sun. Movies that do not have a 3-day opening gross are not included on this chart.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.
** First weekend of wide release.

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