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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. $63,513,400 43.7% 3,505 $18,121 $145,177,300 10/24/03
2 Shark Tale DW $61,019,800 29.6% 4,016 $15,193 $206,175,700 10/01/04
3 Rush Hour NL $56,011,600 23.5% 2,638 $21,232 $237,903,300 9/18/98
4 Paranormal Activity 3 Par. $53,441,000 50.5% 3,321 $16,092 $105,754,900 10/21/11
5 Gravity WB $53,179,600 20.3% 3,575 $14,875 $262,185,200 10/04/13
6 The Grudge Sony $50,155,300 35.5% 3,245 $15,456 $141,459,000 10/22/04
7 Red Dragon Uni. $50,063,000 39.2% 3,357 $14,913 $127,620,200 10/04/02
8 Jackass 3-D Par. $50,039,300 43.0% 3,081 $16,241 $116,497,900 10/15/10
9 Taken 2 Fox $48,961,200 35.4% 3,661 $13,374 $138,290,700 10/05/12
10 Sweet Home Alabama BV $48,840,600 28.0% 3,293 $14,831 $174,192,200 9/27/02
11 High School Musical 3: Senior Year BV $46,596,100 46.4% 3,623 $12,861 $100,397,400 10/24/08
12 Hotel Transylvania Sony $43,506,000 29.7% 3,349 $12,991 $146,654,900 9/28/12
13 Meet the Parents Uni. $42,271,100 17.2% 2,614 $16,171 $245,109,300 10/06/00
14 Insidious Chapter 2 FD $40,888,500 48.9% 3,049 $13,410 $83,576,600 9/13/13
15 Saw III LGF $40,845,600 41.9% 3,167 $12,896 $97,511,500 10/27/06
16 Paranormal Activity 2 Par. $40,424,500 48.0% 3,216 $12,570 $84,223,900 10/22/10
17 Saw II Lions $39,397,200 36.5% 2,949 $13,359 $108,085,200 10/28/05
18 The Exorcism of Emily Rose SGem $37,321,700 40.0% 2,981 $12,519 $93,225,700 9/09/05
19 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre NL $37,086,000 34.9% 3,016 $12,295 $106,344,900 10/17/03
20 Saw IV LGF $36,741,800 50.2% 3,183 $11,542 $73,236,700 10/26/07
21 Double Jeopardy Par. $36,294,100 19.9% 2,547 $14,250 $182,676,400 9/24/99
22 Couples Retreat Uni. $35,863,700 31.4% 3,000 $11,955 $114,186,900 10/09/09
23 Jackass: Number Two Par. $35,245,200 39.8% 3,059 $11,521 $88,445,600 9/22/06
24 Puss in Boots P/DW $34,643,200 22.8% 3,952 $8,766 $151,686,300 10/28/11
25 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Sony $34,538,600 30.2% 4,001 $8,632 $114,371,300 9/27/13
26 Where the Wild Things Are WB $34,199,100 42.4% 3,735 $9,157 $80,743,900 10/16/09
27 The First Wives Club Par. $34,061,300 17.9% 1,922 $17,721 $189,976,000 9/20/96
28 Saw V LGF $33,318,900 53.0% 3,060 $10,889 $62,911,500 10/24/08
29 The Departed WB $32,675,500 20.4% 3,017 $10,829 $160,161,400 10/06/06
30 Beverly Hills Chihuahua BV $32,483,500 31.0% 3,215 $10,104 $104,782,000 10/03/08
31 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony $32,335,800 24.6% 3,119 $10,367 $131,315,700 9/18/09
32 Eagle Eye P/DW $32,317,500 28.7% 3,510 $9,207 $112,460,800 9/26/08
33 Training Day WB $31,714,500 29.4% 2,712 $11,694 $107,772,100 10/05/01
34 Stargate MGM $31,708,600 23.3% 2,033 $15,596 $136,286,000 10/28/94
35 Jackass: The Movie Par. $31,187,100 35.4% 2,509 $12,429 $88,017,800 10/25/02
36 Once Upon a Time in Mexico Sony $30,921,400 41.6% 3,282 $9,421 $74,398,600 9/12/03
37 Remember the Titans BV $30,873,900 18.1% 1,865 $16,555 $170,631,800 9/29/00
38 Flightplan BV $30,585,700 27.5% 3,424 $8,932 $111,381,600 9/23/05
39 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Par. $30,558,000 31.4% 3,336 $9,160 $97,284,300 10/25/13
40 The Lion King (in 3D) BV $30,227,600 31.9% 2,330 $12,974 $94,840,500 9/16/11
41 Blue Streak Sony $30,098,800 28.1% 2,735 $11,005 $107,286,200 9/17/99
42 Resident Evil: Apocalypse SGem $29,528,000 45.0% 3,284 $8,991 $65,630,200 9/10/04
43 Antz DW $29,184,100 19.0% 2,449 $11,916 $153,764,500 10/02/98
44 Kill Bill Vol. 1 Mira. $29,159,400 31.5% 3,102 $9,399 $92,514,100 10/10/03
45 Underworld SGem $28,716,400 41.9% 2,915 $9,850 $68,589,400 9/19/03
46 Open Season Sony $28,710,100 27.8% 3,833 $7,490 $103,425,600 9/29/06
47 Stigmata MGM $28,689,900 36.6% 2,899 $9,895 $78,419,000 9/10/99
48 Paranormal Activity 4 Par. $28,679,600 52.0% 3,412 $8,406 $55,168,800 10/19/12
49 Ladder 49 BV $28,312,700 29.6% 3,260 $8,684 $95,514,400 10/01/04
50 Barbershop MGM $28,260,600 27.2% 1,605 $17,607 $103,812,400 9/13/02
51 Real Steel BV $27,773,300 32.0% 3,440 $8,074 $86,873,500 10/07/11
52 Resident Evil: Afterlife SGem $27,514,400 45.7% 3,203 $8,590 $60,204,200 9/10/10
53 I Know What You Did Last Summer Sony $27,432,800 21.8% 2,524 $10,868 $125,879,200 10/17/97
54 Demolition Man WB $27,422,500 24.6% 2,246 $12,209 $111,624,100 10/08/93
55 Resident Evil: Extinction SGem $27,395,600 46.8% 2,828 $9,686 $58,599,300 9/21/07
56 The Specialist WB $27,265,400 25.0% 2,522 $10,811 $109,235,900 10/07/94
57 The Forgotten SonR $26,946,200 31.3% 3,104 $8,680 $86,052,000 9/24/04
58 What Dreams May Come Poly $26,873,200 28.6% 2,526 $10,638 $93,997,500 10/02/98
59 The Game Plan BV $26,553,700 25.3% 3,103 $8,557 $104,786,800 9/28/07
60 In & Out Par. $26,047,400 23.5% 1,992 $13,076 $110,741,000 9/19/97
61 Friday Night Lights Uni. $25,980,900 33.1% 2,667 $9,740 $78,518,100 10/08/04
62 School of Rock Par. $25,903,300 24.2% 2,614 $9,908 $107,200,400 10/03/03
63 Zombieland Sony $25,870,700 32.7% 3,036 $8,522 $79,066,800 10/02/09
64 Ray Uni. $25,687,000 26.6% 2,006 $12,804 $96,393,600 10/29/04
65 Brother Bear BV $25,615,200 22.8% 3,030 $8,454 $112,506,700 11/01/03
66 Seven NL $25,526,500 14.0% 2,441 $10,456 $182,770,700 9/22/95
67 The Grudge 2 Sony $25,308,300 53.2% 3,211 $7,881 $47,570,200 10/13/06
68 Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself LGF $25,018,300 45.5% 2,255 $11,095 $54,950,200 9/11/09
69 House on Haunted Hill WB $24,986,300 39.1% 2,710 $9,220 $63,956,800 10/29/99
70 The Game Poly $24,863,300 29.7% 2,403 $10,346 $83,803,100 9/12/97
71 Three Kings WB $24,832,100 26.2% 2,942 $8,439 $94,878,000 10/01/99
72 Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? LGF $24,705,800 38.7% 2,011 $12,285 $63,870,400 10/12/07
73 The Town WB $24,580,000 26.6% 2,861 $8,592 $92,302,200 9/17/10
74 Captain Phillips Sony $24,517,100 24.0% 3,020 $8,118 $102,223,400 10/11/13
75 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare NL $24,516,300 37.2% 1,862 $13,165 $65,933,800 9/13/91
76 The Rundown Uni. $24,492,200 38.9% 3,152 $7,770 $63,001,900 9/26/03
77 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony $24,303,000 32.2% 3,481 $6,982 $75,406,600 10/28/09
78 Look Who's Talking TriS $24,276,600 8.8% 1,208 $20,096 $277,346,600 10/13/89
79 K-PAX Uni. $24,210,900 34.2% 2,541 $9,528 $70,788,900 10/26/01
80 The Good Son Fox $24,072,900 28.0% 1,847 $13,032 $86,117,600 9/24/93
81 Don't Say a Word Fox $24,035,400 31.1% 2,802 $8,577 $77,348,300 9/28/01
82 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $23,775,000 35.9% 3,204 $7,420 $66,261,900 9/23/05
83 Saw Lions $23,426,800 33.1% 2,315 $10,119 $70,736,400 10/29/04
84 Get Shorty MGM $23,239,600 17.6% 1,612 $14,416 $131,937,700 10/20/95
85 Timecop Uni. $22,974,700 26.9% 2,228 $10,312 $85,415,000 9/16/94
86 Kiss the Girls Par. $22,917,800 21.8% 2,271 $10,091 $104,967,700 10/03/97
87 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning NL $22,492,400 46.8% 2,820 $7,976 $48,023,300 10/06/06
88 Contagion WB $22,460,000 29.6% 3,222 $6,971 $75,848,700 9/09/11
89 Saw 3D LGF $22,389,500 48.9% 2,808 $7,974 $45,767,700 10/29/10
90 The Social Network Sony $22,305,500 23.1% 2,771 $8,049 $96,357,400 10/01/10
91 Practical Magic WB $22,241,700 28.3% 2,652 $8,386 $78,490,600 10/16/98
92 Sleepers WB $22,161,500 23.1% 1,915 $11,571 $96,015,800 10/18/96
93 Law Abiding Citizen Over. $22,007,200 28.7% 2,890 $7,615 $76,705,100 10/16/09
94 The Guardian BV $21,882,200 32.7% 3,241 $6,751 $66,848,500 9/29/06
95 Zoolander Par. $21,833,800 34.4% 2,507 $8,708 $63,524,400 9/28/01
96 Red Sum. $21,625,600 24.1% 3,255 $6,644 $89,816,000 10/15/10
97 Ronin MGM $21,550,800 30.5% 2,487 $8,664 $70,632,300 9/25/98
98 Resident Evil: Retribution SGem $21,539,300 49.7% 3,012 $7,151 $43,325,300 9/14/12
99 Out of Time MGM $21,365,700 39.4% 3,076 $6,945 $54,237,900 10/03/03
100 The Peacemaker DW $21,351,400 29.8% 2,362 $9,039 $71,555,600 9/26/97
101 Thirteen Ghosts WB $21,328,000 36.2% 2,781 $7,669 $58,881,400 10/26/01
102 Looper TriS $21,282,800 31.3% 2,992 $7,113 $68,024,400 9/28/12
103 Burn After Reading Focus $21,206,000 31.7% 2,651 $7,999 $66,912,000 9/12/08
104 Prisoners WB $21,135,700 35.3% 3,260 $6,484 $59,869,900 9/20/13
105 The Devil's Advocate WB $21,106,200 20.0% 2,161 $9,765 $105,614,000 10/17/97
106 The Last of the Mohicans Fox $21,054,000 14.5% 1,491 $14,119 $144,825,700 9/25/92
107 The Tuxedo DW $20,620,700 29.8% 3,022 $6,823 $69,245,200 9/27/02
108 The Ring DW $20,571,900 11.6% 1,981 $10,384 $176,779,000 10/18/02
109 Paranormal Activity Par. $20,519,900 18.2% 760 $27,000 $112,876,600 10/16/09
110 For Love of the Game Uni. $20,435,400 37.1% 2,829 $7,222 $55,138,100 9/17/99
111 Random Hearts Sony $20,389,800 41.3% 2,697 $7,559 $49,362,300 10/08/99
112 Just Like Heaven DW $20,376,500 34.0% 3,508 $5,808 $60,001,900 9/16/05
113 The Legend of Zorro Sony $20,276,900 35.2% 3,520 $5,760 $57,670,800 10/28/05
114 Sea of Love Uni. $20,086,100 17.1% 1,246 $16,121 $117,438,100 9/15/89
115 Bride of Chucky Uni. $20,079,700 36.9% 2,412 $8,323 $54,355,000 10/16/98
116 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Par. $19,970,900 41.3% 3,170 $6,299 $48,404,300 9/17/04
117 Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit DW $19,901,200 28.6% 3,645 $5,459 $69,672,400 10/07/05
118 The Kingdom Uni. $19,824,900 36.0% 2,793 $7,098 $54,998,900 9/28/07
119 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Fox $19,627,600 37.4% 3,565 $5,506 $52,540,600 9/24/10
120 Max Payne Fox $19,556,200 43.4% 3,376 $5,793 $45,109,700 10/17/08
121 Moneyball Sony $19,550,400 25.6% 2,993 $6,532 $76,485,200 9/23/11
122 Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 Art. $19,529,200 50.0% 3,317 $5,887 $39,042,500 10/27/00
123 The River Wild Uni. $19,451,400 21.8% 2,074 $9,379 $89,152,700 9/30/94
124 Soul Food Fox $19,419,400 25.6% 1,336 $14,534 $75,786,200 9/26/97
125 Black Rain Par. $19,403,000 20.9% 1,610 $12,050 $92,656,900 9/22/89
126 Bedazzled (2000) Fox $19,355,800 34.6% 2,568 $7,536 $55,917,400 10/20/00
127 Riddick Uni. $19,321,700 45.5% 3,107 $6,219 $42,446,700 9/06/13
128 Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys LGF $19,269,400 46.8% 2,070 $9,309 $41,136,200 9/12/08
129 Argo WB $19,240,600 14.3% 3,232 $5,953 $134,873,600 10/12/12
130 Sneakers Uni. $19,240,500 19.5% 1,731 $11,115 $98,651,600 9/11/92
131 Doom Uni. $19,234,200 54.9% 3,044 $6,318 $35,034,300 10/21/05
132 Dolphin Tale WB $19,200,600 26.2% 3,507 $5,475 $73,153,700 9/23/11
133 Serendipity Mira. $18,717,600 26.5% 2,601 $7,195 $70,723,300 10/05/01
134 30 Days of Night Sony $18,456,000 40.3% 2,855 $6,464 $45,780,400 10/19/07
135 Bandits MGM $18,354,000 31.4% 3,207 $5,722 $58,462,300 10/12/01
136 The Beverly Hillbillies Fox $18,314,500 21.6% 2,152 $8,510 $84,655,500 10/15/93
137 Easy A SGem $18,309,100 31.3% 2,856 $6,410 $58,474,900 9/17/10
138 Righteous Kill Over. $18,057,800 40.6% 3,152 $5,729 $44,435,700 9/12/08
139 The Prestige BV $17,988,200 27.9% 2,281 $7,886 $64,473,700 10/20/06
140 First Blood Orion $17,983,100 14.1% 901 $19,957 $127,828,200 10/22/82
141 Urban Legend Sony $17,847,100 27.9% 2,257 $7,907 $64,058,800 9/25/98
142 Sinister LG/S $17,806,300 37.4% 2,527 $7,046 $47,549,300 10/12/12
143 Malice Col. $17,751,700 19.9% 1,431 $12,403 $89,223,800 10/01/93
144 Pulp Fiction Mira. $17,732,700 8.8% 1,338 $13,252 $202,078,200 10/14/94
145 Radio SonR $17,561,800 25.4% 3,074 $5,712 $69,041,200 10/24/03
146 Gridiron Gang Sony $17,517,600 37.5% 3,504 $4,998 $46,706,200 9/15/06
147 Seven Years in Tibet Sony $17,377,400 26.4% 2,103 $8,262 $65,826,400 10/10/97
148 Good Boy! MGM $17,302,100 34.8% 3,225 $5,365 $49,723,100 10/10/03
149 Fight Club Fox $17,291,800 29.8% 1,963 $8,808 $57,957,800 10/15/99
150 Matchstick Men WB $17,276,100 35.5% 2,711 $6,372 $48,719,000 9/12/03
151 Commando Fox $17,265,400 21.9% 1,495 $11,548 $78,703,100 10/04/85
152 Crocodile Dundee Par. $17,247,800 4.7% 879 $19,621 $367,771,600 9/26/86
153 Assassins WB $17,161,800 30.9% 2,343 $7,323 $55,451,100 10/06/95
154 Halloween III: Season of the Witch Uni. $17,147,200 44.0% 1,297 $13,221 $38,987,800 10/22/82
155 Finding Nemo (3D) BV $17,073,900 40.6% 2,904 $5,879 $42,079,800 9/14/12
156 Striking Distance Col. $16,738,700 36.1% 1,889 $8,860 $46,352,300 9/17/93
157 Lakeview Terrace SGem $16,634,700 38.2% 2,464 $6,752 $43,528,900 9/19/08
158 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole WB $16,634,700 29.8% 3,575 $4,653 $55,745,400 9/24/10
159 The Ghost and the Darkness Par. $16,595,500 23.9% 2,142 $7,747 $69,549,900 10/11/96
160 Intolerable Cruelty Uni. $16,533,900 35.5% 2,564 $6,447 $46,631,100 10/10/03
161 To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar Uni. $16,504,100 24.7% 1,294 $12,754 $66,743,600 9/08/95
162 The Long Kiss Goodnight NL $16,325,900 27.1% 2,245 $7,272 $60,236,000 10/11/96
163 A Night at the Roxbury Par. $16,301,500 31.7% 1,865 $8,741 $51,478,900 10/02/98
164 3:10 to Yuma (2007) LGF $16,238,200 26.2% 2,652 $6,123 $62,021,900 9/07/07
165 The Heartbreak Kid P/DW $16,223,200 38.1% 3,229 $5,024 $42,562,000 10/05/07
166 Secondhand Lions NL $16,025,400 28.9% 3,013 $5,319 $55,536,400 9/19/03
167 Surrogates BV $15,901,500 39.4% 2,951 $5,388 $40,352,100 9/25/09
168 Footloose (2011) Par. $15,814,400 30.0% 3,549 $4,456 $52,660,000 10/14/11
169 Good Luck Chuck LGF $15,795,000 39.0% 2,612 $6,046 $40,514,200 9/21/07
170 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $15,790,200 16.4% 1,654 $9,546 $96,141,100 10/29/93
171 Ghost Ship WB $15,760,300 38.2% 2,787 $5,654 $41,222,600 10/25/02
172 Quarantine SGem $15,755,200 44.8% 2,461 $6,402 $35,134,700 10/10/08
173 Runaway Jury Fox $15,625,200 23.9% 2,815 $5,550 $65,244,900 10/17/03
174 The Brave One WB $15,586,200 36.6% 2,755 $5,656 $42,569,600 9/14/07
175 Team America: World Police Par. $15,535,900 37.0% 2,539 $6,118 $42,023,200 10/15/04
176 The Fighting Temptations Par. $15,521,800 38.9% 2,026 $7,660 $39,933,000 9/19/03
177 SwimFan Fox $15,518,000 39.7% 2,856 $5,432 $39,135,500 9/06/02
178 From Hell Fox $15,490,800 34.9% 2,305 $6,720 $44,439,900 10/19/01
179 Fatal Attraction Par. $15,477,700 4.9% 758 $20,419 $315,858,800 9/18/87
180 John Carpenter's Vampires Sony $15,455,800 45.4% 1,793 $8,619 $34,012,700 10/30/98
181 Invasion U.S.A. Can. $15,452,700 39.3% 1,735 $8,906 $39,320,700 9/27/85
182 Taxi Fox $15,419,900 32.9% 3,001 $5,137 $46,915,700 10/06/04
183 Carrie (2013) SGem $15,349,500 42.9% 3,157 $4,862 $35,806,400 10/18/13
184 The Story of Us Uni. $15,157,000 35.7% 2,164 $7,004 $42,463,800 10/15/99
185 Shall We Dance Mira. $15,104,100 20.4% 1,772 $8,523 $74,167,400 10/15/04
186 Pleasantville NL $15,029,100 22.0% 1,636 $9,185 $68,220,700 10/23/98
187 Man of the Year Uni. $14,947,000 33.0% 2,515 $5,943 $45,362,800 10/13/06
188 Nights in Rodanthe WB $14,876,200 32.1% 2,704 $5,501 $46,397,100 9/26/08
189 Showgirls MGM $14,845,200 39.9% 1,388 $10,694 $37,239,500 9/22/95
190 Postcards from the Edge Col. $14,813,200 20.1% 1,013 $14,622 $73,524,800 9/14/90
191 Saw VI LGF $14,767,800 51.0% 3,036 $4,864 $28,967,000 10/23/09
192 Brown Sugar FoxS $14,712,800 39.3% 1,372 $10,723 $37,483,600 10/11/02
193 Pitch Perfect Uni. $14,680,800 22.8% 2,770 $5,300 $64,274,400 10/05/12
194 Like Father, Like Son TriS $14,636,300 20.9% 1,167 $12,541 $69,986,100 10/02/87
195 Riding in Cars with Boys Sony $14,632,700 34.5% 2,770 $5,282 $42,423,600 10/19/01
196 The Fog (2005) SonR $14,594,900 39.8% 2,972 $4,910 $36,695,500 10/14/05
197 Dead Presidents BV $14,536,200 32.9% 1,081 $13,446 $44,186,600 10/06/95
198 The Musketeer Uni. $14,503,400 38.1% 2,438 $5,949 $38,075,300 9/07/01
199 Life as We Know It WB $14,415,900 27.2% 3,150 $4,576 $53,041,500 10/08/10
200 Rounders Mira. $14,357,100 36.9% 2,176 $6,597 $38,887,600 9/11/98

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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