> ALL TIME BOX OFFICE

Adjuster:

TOP WEEKEND THEATER AVERAGES
1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersWeekend Adj. Gross*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 4 A Bug's Life BV $494,099 1 $494,100 $271,718,600 11/20/98
2 5 Toy Story 2 BV $470,334 1 $470,300 $380,778,700 11/19/99
3 6 Hercules BV $432,800 1 $432,800 $171,880,700 6/13/97
4 9 Frozen BV $232,022 1 $232,000 $380,909,000 11/22/13
5 11 Anastasia Fox $209,043 1 $209,000 $100,837,200 11/14/97
6 12 Red State SMod $206,828 1 $206,800 $1,112,400 3/04/11
7 27 The Crucible Fox $125,847 1 $125,800 $12,818,200 12/06/96
8 28 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $125,481 1 $125,500 $36,741,700 7/26/85
9 34 The Crucible Fox $113,448 1 $113,400 $12,818,200 11/29/96
10 42 After Hours WB $101,877 1 $101,900 $23,788,800 9/13/85
11 43 Howards End SPC $100,829 1 $100,800 $49,885,500 3/13/92
12 45 Maurice Cinc $100,320 1 $100,300 $4,963,900 9/18/87
13 53 Howards End SPC $94,538 1 $94,500 $49,885,500 3/20/92
14 54 The Mission WB $94,509 1 $94,500 $35,200,100 11/07/86
15 56 Howards End SPC $93,627 1 $93,600 $49,885,500 3/27/92
16 60 A Room with a View Cinc $92,194 1 $92,200 $42,692,200 3/07/86
17 61 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $92,189 1 $92,200 $4,751,500 3/18/05
18 64 Guiana 1838 RBC $90,893 1 $90,900 $289,500 9/24/04
19 65 Crossing Delancey WB $90,467 1 $90,500 $31,496,100 8/26/88
20 68 Wish You Were Here Atl $88,784 1 $88,800 $6,685,200 7/24/87
21 70 Howards End SPC $88,446 1 $88,400 $49,885,500 4/03/92
22 71 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $88,444 1 $88,400 $25,973,800 1/21/83
23 74 Metropolitan NL $87,810 1 $87,800 $5,529,100 8/03/90
24 77 The Mission WB $86,607 1 $86,600 $35,200,100 10/31/86
25 87 Howards End SPC $83,544 1 $83,500 $49,885,500 4/10/92
26 88 Night and the City Fox $82,546 1 $82,500 $11,897,300 10/16/92
27 92 Red State SMod $81,373 1 $81,400 $1,112,400 4/08/11
28 93 The Killing Fields WB $80,424 1 $80,400 $77,889,400 11/09/84
29 96 Sicko LGF $79,796 1 $79,800 $28,392,300 6/22/07
30 101 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $78,670 1 $78,700 $3,368,700 4/17/87
31 107 The Killing Fields WB $76,238 1 $76,200 $77,889,400 11/02/84
32 111 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $75,336 1 $75,300 $5,939,900 11/13/92
33 118 Lust, Caution Focus $73,952 1 $74,000 $5,322,900 9/28/07
34 119 Raising Arizona Fox $73,778 1 $73,800 $46,513,200 3/13/87
35 120 Under the Volcano Uni. $73,440 1 $73,400 $6,057,200 6/15/84
36 133 1984 Gold. $70,827 1 $70,800 $18,909,000 12/14/84
37 135 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $70,393 1 $70,400 $2,318,500 8/24/12
38 142 A Handful of Dust NL $68,696 1 $68,700 $3,022,700 6/24/88
39 152 Brazil Uni. $67,490 1 $67,500 $21,311,900 12/20/85
40 164 The Official Story ALM $65,981 1 $66,000 $66,000 11/08/85
41 170 Gothic Vest $65,270 1 $65,300 $1,865,100 4/10/87
42 173 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $64,999 1 $65,000 $3,104,800 4/16/93
43 197 Eleni WB $62,503 1 $62,500 $684,100 11/01/85
44 1 The Lion King BV $1,510,833 2 $3,021,700 $594,010,000 6/17/94
45 3 Hercules BV $738,860 2 $1,477,700 $171,880,700 6/20/97
46 7 The Princess and the Frog BV $411,174 2 $822,300 $107,933,600 11/27/09
47 8 The Princess and the Frog BV $391,049 2 $782,100 $107,933,600 12/04/09
48 10 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $231,353 2 $462,700 $118,213,700 6/08/01
49 14 Brother Bear BV $192,690 2 $385,400 $112,506,700 10/24/03
50 15 Aladdin BV $188,608 2 $377,200 $417,441,100 11/13/92
51 16 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $183,841 2 $367,700 $96,141,100 10/15/93
52 17 Evita BV $175,664 2 $351,300 $86,801,300 12/27/96
53 18 Aladdin BV $166,654 2 $333,300 $417,441,100 11/20/92
54 20 Beauty and the Beast BV $153,288 2 $306,600 $278,327,100 11/15/91
55 22 Edward Scissorhands Fox $150,188 2 $300,400 $106,405,500 12/07/90
56 24 Moulin Rouge! Fox $135,783 2 $271,600 $80,692,900 5/25/01
57 29 Bulworth Fox $120,347 2 $240,700 $45,024,400 5/15/98
58 30 On Golden Pond Uni. $120,082 2 $240,200 $323,051,300 1/01/82
59 31 Moulin Rouge! Fox $117,811 2 $235,600 $80,692,900 5/18/01
60 35 There Will Be Blood ParV $110,341 2 $220,700 $44,598,100 12/28/07
61 76 Green Card BV $87,467 2 $174,900 $56,510,000 1/04/91
62 91 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $81,954 2 $163,900 $25,486,700 10/21/94
63 102 Kids Mira. $78,418 2 $156,800 $13,563,500 7/21/95
64 104 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $78,060 2 $156,100 $13,758,800 9/28/07
65 121 Sarafina! BV $73,355 2 $146,700 $14,013,900 9/18/92
66 127 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $72,476 2 $145,000 $30,243,500 12/10/04
67 131 Talk to Her SPC $71,514 2 $143,000 $12,302,900 11/22/02
68 140 This Is My Life Fox $69,473 2 $138,900 $5,604,800 2/21/92
69 143 Grand Canyon Fox $68,684 2 $137,400 $63,762,500 1/03/92
70 147 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $68,203 2 $136,400 $6,506,200 8/03/01
71 149 Ed Wood BV $68,142 2 $136,300 $11,211,500 9/30/94
72 153 For the Boys Fox $67,450 2 $134,900 $33,769,100 11/22/91
73 158 The Grifters Mira. $66,836 2 $133,700 $25,423,400 12/07/90
74 165 Defiance ParV $65,896 2 $131,800 $31,756,700 1/02/09
75 168 Miami Rhapsody BV $65,345 2 $130,700 $9,554,300 1/27/95
76 171 Unzipped Mira. $65,212 2 $130,400 $5,261,100 8/04/95
77 184 Talk to Her SPC $63,859 2 $127,700 $12,302,900 11/29/02
78 185 Grand Canyon Fox $63,856 2 $127,700 $63,762,500 12/27/91
79 186 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $63,312 2 $126,600 $30,243,500 12/17/04
80 192 Mountains of the Moon TriS $62,741 2 $125,500 $7,549,400 2/23/90
81 196 Kundun BV $62,515 2 $125,000 $9,649,400 12/26/97
82 198 Fool for Love Can. $62,375 2 $124,800 $1,801,900 12/06/85
83 19 Dreamgirls P/DW $153,508 3 $460,500 $120,930,600 12/15/06
84 26 Victor/Victoria MGM $126,017 3 $378,100 $76,392,900 3/19/82
85 33 Victor/Victoria MGM $117,218 3 $351,700 $76,392,900 3/26/82
86 41 The Joy Luck Club BV $101,909 3 $305,700 $63,259,200 9/10/93
87 58 On Golden Pond Uni. $92,826 3 $278,500 $323,051,300 1/08/82
88 59 Dreamgirls P/DW $92,213 3 $276,600 $120,930,600 12/22/06
89 63 The Verdict Fox $91,134 3 $273,400 $138,505,600 12/10/82
90 66 On Golden Pond Uni. $89,160 3 $267,500 $323,051,300 1/15/82
91 73 Spring Breakers A24 $87,888 3 $263,700 $13,800,700 3/15/13
92 82 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $85,275 3 $255,800 $23,838,100 3/01/85
93 98 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $79,045 3 $237,100 $16,924,500 12/06/96
94 100 The Mosquito Coast WB $78,894 3 $236,700 $29,456,500 11/28/86
95 114 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $74,510 3 $223,500 $121,034,000 7/15/88
96 115 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $74,289 3 $222,900 $121,034,000 7/22/88
97 117 The Killing Fields WB $74,061 3 $222,200 $77,889,400 11/23/84
98 130 The Killing Fields WB $71,697 3 $215,100 $77,889,400 11/16/84
99 136 Revolutionary Road ParV $70,181 3 $210,500 $25,400,500 12/26/08
100 138 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $69,612 3 $208,800 $43,355,700 5/07/93
101 144 Orlando SPC $68,594 3 $205,800 $10,227,700 6/11/93
102 146 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $68,286 3 $204,900 $21,460,600 9/24/04
103 159 A Passage to India Col. $66,791 3 $200,400 $61,017,600 12/14/84
104 160 Frost/Nixon Uni. $66,780 3 $200,300 $20,645,000 12/05/08
105 175 The Killing Fields WB $64,599 3 $193,800 $77,889,400 11/30/84
106 182 Amelie Mira. $63,975 3 $191,900 $46,051,200 11/02/01
107 188 Bad Education SPC $62,966 3 $188,900 $6,531,100 11/19/04
108 190 In Good Company Uni. $62,814 3 $188,400 $56,886,100 12/31/04
109 191 Alice Orion $62,761 3 $188,300 $13,861,400 1/04/91
110 200 Educating Rita Col. $61,926 3 $185,800 $37,015,400 9/23/83
111 13 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $193,320 4 $773,300 $39,094,100 3/07/14
112 25 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $128,173 4 $512,700 $45,985,400 5/25/12
113 37 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $107,075 4 $428,300 $240,049,000 1/01/88
114 47 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $98,893 4 $395,600 $240,049,000 12/25/87
115 50 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $96,619 4 $386,500 $12,617,100 12/06/13
116 55 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $93,628 4 $374,500 $16,379,800 10/01/04
117 62 The Tree of Life FoxS $92,073 4 $368,300 $13,240,800 5/27/11
118 67 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $89,096 4 $356,400 $240,049,000 1/08/88
119 69 Gandhi Col. $88,773 4 $355,100 $133,395,200 12/10/82
120 72 The King's Speech Wein. $88,308 4 $353,200 $136,889,000 11/26/10
121 80 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $85,472 4 $341,900 $29,344,000 5/26/06
122 99 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $78,930 4 $315,700 $24,304,500 12/09/11
123 103 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $78,186 4 $312,700 $49,608,000 8/04/89
124 106 Punchline Col. $77,828 4 $311,300 $40,754,200 9/30/88
125 109 Mask Uni. $75,954 4 $303,800 $108,144,200 3/08/85
126 110 The Aristocrats Think $75,687 4 $302,700 $7,919,100 7/29/05
127 113 The Fighter Par. $74,535 4 $298,100 $93,032,600 12/10/10
128 122 Philadelphia TriS $73,257 4 $293,000 $147,489,100 12/31/93
129 124 The Piano Mira. $72,782 4 $291,100 $76,745,200 11/12/93
130 137 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $70,040 4 $280,200 $20,330,800 3/29/13
131 139 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $69,532 4 $278,100 $21,863,400 11/13/09
132 141 Philadelphia TriS $68,944 4 $275,800 $147,489,100 12/24/93
133 148 Traffic USA $68,201 4 $272,800 $174,560,000 12/29/00
134 155 Nine Wein. $67,266 4 $269,100 $20,142,100 12/18/09
135 156 Philadelphia TriS $67,133 4 $268,500 $147,489,100 1/07/94
136 161 Sideways FoxS $66,346 4 $265,400 $89,603,900 10/22/04
137 162 Bugsy TriS $66,344 4 $265,400 $93,957,000 12/13/91
138 163 Black Hawk Down SonR $66,112 4 $264,400 $148,840,700 1/04/02
139 166 127 Hours FoxS $65,800 4 $263,200 $18,220,800 11/05/10
140 187 Black Hawk Down SonR $63,223 4 $252,900 $148,840,700 12/28/01
141 193 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $62,682 4 $250,700 $5,828,600 8/26/83
142 21 The Master Wein. $150,669 5 $753,300 $16,430,500 9/14/12
143 23 Brokeback Mountain Focus $135,960 5 $679,800 $101,192,600 12/09/05
144 44 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $100,617 5 $503,100 $24,447,500 10/11/02
145 51 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $96,405 5 $482,000 $66,261,900 9/16/05
146 52 The Thin Red Line Fox $95,904 5 $479,500 $57,121,000 12/25/98
147 57 Syriana WB $93,012 5 $465,100 $62,658,300 11/25/05
148 89 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $82,497 5 $412,500 $94,650,600 12/21/12
149 105 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $77,907 5 $389,500 $71,855,300 12/14/01
150 116 A Soldier's Story Col. $74,094 5 $370,500 $51,333,200 9/14/84
151 132 To Rome with Love SPC $70,848 5 $354,200 $17,048,700 6/22/12
152 157 The Paper Uni. $66,843 5 $334,200 $73,933,400 3/18/94
153 183 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $63,904 5 $319,500 $30,130,700 3/17/06
154 195 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $62,575 5 $312,900 $94,650,600 12/28/12
155 2 Pocahontas BV $820,310 6 $4,921,900 $259,074,700 6/16/95
156 32 American Hustle Sony $117,645 6 $705,900 $143,106,300 12/13/13
157 40 Blue Jasmine SPC $103,572 6 $621,400 $33,708,000 7/26/13
158 49 Midnight in Paris SPC $98,595 6 $591,600 $56,536,500 5/20/11
159 79 Platoon Orion $86,208 6 $517,200 $282,070,600 12/19/86
160 154 The Last Emperor Col. $67,430 6 $404,600 $85,626,000 11/27/87
161 167 A Soldier's Story Col. $65,701 6 $394,200 $51,333,200 9/21/84
162 176 The Freshman TriS $64,568 6 $387,400 $40,384,500 7/20/90
163 177 About Schmidt NL $64,476 6 $386,900 $85,912,200 12/13/02
164 85 The Thin Red Line Fox $84,085 7 $588,600 $57,121,000 1/01/99
165 112 Adaptation. Sony $75,250 7 $526,800 $29,851,600 12/06/02
166 123 The Joy Luck Club BV $73,242 7 $512,700 $63,259,200 9/17/93
167 125 The Kids Are All Right Focus $72,561 7 $507,900 $20,837,500 7/09/10
168 145 Juno FoxS $68,405 7 $478,800 $159,827,400 12/07/07
169 150 Good Will Hunting Mira. $67,611 7 $473,300 $234,953,100 12/05/97
170 151 Babel ParV $67,594 7 $473,200 $40,815,300 10/27/06
171 178 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $64,408 7 $450,900 $72,757,700 7/28/06
172 189 One Hour Photo FoxS $62,926 7 $440,500 $43,288,800 8/23/02
173 38 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $105,943 8 $847,500 $70,408,200 12/09/05
174 81 Dead Poets Society BV $85,328 8 $682,600 $192,203,100 6/02/89
175 180 The Commitments Fox $64,126 8 $513,000 $28,209,000 8/16/91
176 199 Agnes of God Col. $62,097 8 $496,800 $57,464,100 9/13/85
177 78 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $86,338 9 $777,000 $16,217,500 8/12/88
178 129 Syriana WB $71,944 9 $647,500 $62,658,300 12/02/05
179 39 Everest (IMAX) MFF $105,790 10 $1,057,900 $131,951,000 3/13/98
180 83 Lincoln BV $84,886 11 $933,800 $180,961,000 11/09/12
181 179 To Die For Sony $64,297 11 $707,300 $38,948,200 9/29/95
182 128 New York Stories BV $72,238 12 $866,900 $21,581,200 3/03/89
183 172 Mystic River WB $65,070 13 $845,900 $117,572,000 10/10/03
184 48 Annie Col. $98,750 14 $1,382,500 $154,486,300 5/21/82
185 94 Dances with Wolves Orion $80,413 14 $1,125,800 $347,846,400 11/09/90
186 95 Annie Col. $80,196 14 $1,122,800 $154,486,300 6/04/82
187 108 Dances with Wolves Orion $75,955 14 $1,063,400 $347,846,400 11/16/90
188 126 Annie Col. $72,512 14 $1,015,200 $154,486,300 6/11/82
189 90 Up in the Air Par. $82,385 15 $1,235,800 $85,434,400 12/04/09
190 84 American Beauty DW $84,371 16 $1,350,000 $198,483,000 9/17/99
191 174 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $64,781 16 $1,036,500 $35,205,000 1/03/97
192 181 Black Hawk Down SonR $64,088 16 $1,025,400 $148,840,700 1/11/02
193 36 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $108,809 18 $1,958,600 $49,530,600 11/06/09
194 97 Black Swan FoxS $79,711 18 $1,434,800 $107,577,200 12/03/10
195 169 When a Man Loves a Woman BV $65,318 19 $1,241,000 $95,257,100 5/06/94
196 86 Evita BV $83,923 22 $1,846,300 $86,801,300 1/03/97
197 75 The Blair Witch Project Art. $87,751 27 $2,369,300 $220,214,800 7/16/99
198 46 The Blair Witch Project Art. $99,987 31 $3,099,700 $220,214,800 7/23/99
199 134 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $70,823 54 $3,824,500 $89,245,400 1/07/00
200 194 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $62,642 54 $3,382,700 $89,245,400 12/31/99

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.
** Date is the beginning date of the 3-day weekend.
Movies are in wide release when playing in 600 or more theaters.

RELATED CHARTS
Worst Opening Theater Averages
Smallest 2nd Weekend Drops
All Time Opening Weekends
Return to All Time Index