> ALL TIME BOX OFFICE

Adjuster:

SUPER BOWL OPENINGS
The Movies That Dared to Open Wide Against the Big Game
1982-Present

RankMovie Title (click to view)StudioOpening
Weekend*
% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal Gross**Date^
56 The Reader Weinstein Company $2,380,376 7.0% 1,002 $2,376 $34,194,407 1/30/09
69 Big Bully Warner Bros. $1,131,094 55.4% 1,143 $989 $2,042,530 1/26/96
46 The Big Bounce Warner Bros. $3,336,374 51.4% 2,304 $1,448 $6,489,476 1/30/04
38 Bullet to the Head Warner Bros. $4,548,201 47.9% 2,404 $1,892 $9,489,829 2/1/13
61 Letters from Iwo Jima Warner Bros. $1,696,356 12.3% 720 $2,356 $13,756,082 2/2/07
31 Driving Miss Daisy Warner Bros. $5,705,721 5.4% 895 $6,375 $106,593,296 1/26/90
65 Isn't She Great Universal $1,368,705 46.2% 750 $1,824 $2,962,465 1/28/00
41 Fierce Creatures Universal $3,759,480 40.1% 1,593 $2,360 $9,381,260 1/24/97
43 Matinee Universal $3,601,015 37.8% 1,143 $3,150 $9,532,895 1/29/93
24 Big Miracle Universal $7,760,205 38.5% 2,129 $3,645 $20,157,300 2/3/12
20 Sanctum Universal $9,447,930 40.7% 2,787 $3,390 $23,209,310 2/4/11
17 The Wedding Date Universal $11,129,580 35.1% 1,694 $6,570 $31,726,995 2/4/05
14 Because I Said So Universal $13,122,865 30.8% 2,526 $5,195 $42,674,040 2/2/07
34 Fried Green Tomatoes Universal $5,235,940 6.4% 673 $7,780 $82,418,501 1/24/92
58 Hotel Rwanda United Artists $2,316,416 9.8% 823 $2,814 $23,530,892 2/4/05
30 Sniper TriStar $5,715,435 30.1% 1,551 $3,685 $18,994,653 1/29/93
71 An Education Sony Classics $763,234 6.1% 761 $1,003 $12,574,914 2/5/10
60 Capote Sony Classics $2,291,075 8.0% 1,239 $1,849 $28,750,530 2/3/06
12 The Messengers Sony / Screen Gems $14,713,321 41.6% 2,528 $5,820 $35,374,833 2/2/07
11 The Roommate Sony / Screen Gems $15,002,635 40.2% 2,534 $5,921 $37,300,107 2/4/11
9 You Got Served Sony / Screen Gems $16,123,105 39.9% 1,933 $8,340 $40,363,810 1/30/04
8 Boogeyman Sony / Screen Gems $19,020,655 40.7% 3,052 $6,232 $46,752,382 2/4/05
5 When a Stranger Calls Sony / Screen Gems $21,607,203 45.1% 2,999 $7,204 $47,860,214 2/3/06
2 Dear John Sony / Screen Gems $30,468,614 38.1% 2,969 $10,262 $80,014,842 2/5/10
52 Slackers Sony / Columbia $2,785,283 52.7% 1,893 $1,471 $5,285,941 2/1/02
51 Screamers Sony / Columbia $2,904,140 50.8% 1,560 $1,861 $5,711,695 1/26/96
18 Spice World Sony / Columbia $10,527,222 35.9% 2,339 $4,501 $29,342,592 1/23/98
50 Sense and Sensibility Sony / Columbia $2,907,705 6.7% 608 $4,782 $43,182,776 1/26/96
13 The Wedding Planner Sony / Columbia $13,510,293 22.4% 2,785 $4,851 $60,400,856 1/26/01
16 Darkness Falls Sony (Revolution) $12,024,917 36.9% 2,837 $4,238 $32,551,396 1/24/03
49 Strange Wilderness Paramount Classics $3,001,719 45.7% 1,208 $2,485 $6,575,282 2/1/08
19 The Uninvited Paramount (DreamWorks) $10,325,824 36.1% 2,344 $4,405 $28,596,818 1/30/09
37 The Perfect Score Paramount $4,873,819 46.9% 2,208 $2,207 $10,391,003 1/30/04
35 Labor Day Paramount $5,175,282 38.7% 2,584 $2,003 $13,371,528 1/31/14
55 Mother (1996) Paramount $2,586,424 13.5% 621 $4,164 $19,145,198 1/24/97
70 Car 54, Where Are You? Orion Pictures $791,182 63.9% 608 $1,301 $1,238,080 1/28/94
45 Monster Newmarket $3,397,404 9.9% 668 $5,085 $34,469,210 1/30/04
40 Over Her Dead Body New Line $4,025,115 53.2% 1,977 $2,036 $7,563,670 2/1/08
28 Sugar & Spice New Line $5,891,176 44.3% 2,150 $2,740 $13,305,101 1/26/01
33 In Love and War New Line $5,489,245 37.9% 1,610 $3,409 $14,481,231 1/24/97
39 Blink New Line $4,410,077 26.4% 1,527 $2,888 $16,696,219 1/28/94
26 Bed of Roses New Line $6,117,558 32.1% 1,545 $3,959 $19,030,691 1/26/96
68 Love Crimes Miramax $1,157,370 50.6% 669 $1,730 $2,287,928 1/24/92
57 Birthday Girl Miramax $2,370,809 46.1% 1,000 $2,370 $5,142,576 2/1/02
48 Phantoms Miramax $3,065,951 54.5% 1,859 $1,649 $5,624,282 1/23/98
54 Children of the Corn II Miramax $2,719,750 39.0% 946 $2,875 $6,980,986 1/29/93
32 Highlander 3: The Final Dimension Miramax $5,536,435 45.0% 1,594 $3,473 $12,303,080 1/27/95
47 The Grifters Miramax $3,311,000 24.6% 766 $4,322 $13,446,769 1/25/91
29 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Miramax $5,833,052 36.4% 1,769 $3,297 $16,007,718 1/24/03
10 She's All That Miramax $16,065,430 25.4% 2,222 $7,230 $63,366,989 1/29/99
22 Chicago Miramax $8,238,709 4.8% 616 $13,374 $170,687,518 1/24/03
62 That's Dancing! MGM $1,506,802 35.8% 906 $1,663 $4,210,938 1/18/85
53 Zeus and Roxanne MGM $2,755,382 38.1% 1,745 $1,579 $7,233,324 1/24/97
66 Whose Life Is It, Anyway? MGM $1,348,576 16.4% 615 $2,192 $8,206,145 12/2/81
7 Warm Bodies Lionsgate/Summit $20,353,967 30.7% 3,009 $6,764 $66,380,662 2/1/13
63 Stand Up Guys Lionsgate $1,486,390 44.9% 659 $2,256 $3,310,031 2/1/13
25 New in Town Lionsgate $6,741,530 40.3% 1,941 $3,473 $16,734,283 1/30/09
23 From Paris with Love Lionsgate $8,158,860 33.9% 2,722 $2,997 $24,077,427 2/5/10
15 The Eye Lionsgate $12,425,776 39.5% 2,436 $5,101 $31,418,697 2/1/08
59 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight $2,313,149 8.8% 722 $3,204 $26,238,243 1/30/09
44 Crazy Heart Fox Searchlight $3,567,671 9.0% 819 $4,356 $39,464,306 2/5/10
4 Chronicle (2012) Fox $22,004,098 34.1% 2,907 $7,569 $64,575,175 2/3/12
3 Taken Fox $24,717,037 17.0% 3,183 $7,765 $145,000,989 1/30/09
36 Something New Focus Features $4,879,736 42.5% 1,265 $3,857 $11,468,568 2/3/06
21 That Awkward Moment Focus Features $8,742,109 33.5% 2,809 $3,112 $26,068,955 1/31/14
64 Milk Focus Features $1,481,155 4.7% 882 $1,679 $31,841,299 1/30/09
27 Eye of the Beholder Destination $5,959,447 36.1% 1,751 $3,403 $16,500,786 1/28/00
67 Crimes of the Heart DEG $1,260,195 5.5% 685 $1,839 $22,905,522 1/23/87
42 My Chauffeur Crown $3,613,652 75.6% 1,253 $2,884 $4,781,448 1/24/86
6 The Woman in Black CBS Films $20,874,072 38.4% 2,855 $7,311 $54,333,290 2/3/12
1 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour Buena Vista $31,117,834 47.7% 683 $45,561 $65,281,781 2/1/08

CHART NOTES
* First weekend of wide release.
** Total Grosses do not include additional releases, if any.
^ Date movie went wide if applicable, otherwise the release date.

RELATED CHARTS
Martin Luther King Weekends
President's Day Weekends
Easter Weekends
Memorial Day Weekends
Independence Day Weekends
Labor Day Weekends
Halloween Weekends
Thanksgiving Weekends
Return to All Time Index