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BIGGEST WEEKENDS
Aggregated Top 12 Weekend Totals, 1982-Present



Rows #1–135

RowRankWeekend Date / Wknd # Top 12 GrossTheaters / Avg.New
Movies
#1 MovieGross% of Total
1 1,452 Aug. 27–29, 1982 35 $30,414,133 9,828 $3,095 1 E.T. $6,630,709 21.8%
2 1,412 Aug. 22–24, 1986 34 $33,116,359 13,071 $2,534 2 The Fly $4,725,970 14.3%
3 1,400 Aug. 23–25, 1991 34 $33,778,889 15,341 $2,202 4 Hot Shots! $4,676,467 13.8%
4 1,370 Aug. 26–28, 1983 34 $34,905,436 11,863 $2,942 2 Mr. Mom $6,445,106 18.5%
5 1,350 Aug. 12–14, 1983 32 $35,964,350 11,549 $3,114 4 National Lampoon's Vacation $6,161,649 17.1%
6 1,345 Aug. 28–30, 1987 35 $36,195,307 13,094 $2,764 3 Stakeout $4,729,337 13.1%
7 1,336 Aug. 24–26, 1984 34 $36,513,803 13,429 $2,719 1 Tightrope $7,198,635 19.7%
8 1,329 Aug. 15–17, 1986 33 $36,875,988 13,316 $2,769 3 The Fly $7,007,423 19.0%
9 1,328 Aug. 28–30, 1992 35 $36,900,651 18,567 $1,987 3 Honeymoon in Vegas $7,318,157 19.8%
10 1,327 Aug. 23–25, 1985 34 $36,900,774 13,296 $2,775 2 Back to the Future $6,927,360 18.8%
11 1,315 Aug. 19–21, 1983 33 $37,491,200 11,635 $3,222 3 Easy Money $5,844,974 15.6%
12 1,306 Aug. 21–23, 1987 34 $37,926,404 13,188 $2,876 2 Stakeout $5,559,712 14.7%
13 1,301 Aug. 8–10, 1986 32 $38,104,876 14,266 $2,671 2 Aliens $5,779,352 15.2%
14 1,300 Aug. 3–5, 1984 31 $38,157,805 11,924 $3,200 3 Ghostbusters $6,443,646 16.9%
15 1,294 Aug. 21–23, 1992 34 $38,789,959 18,947 $2,047 3 Unforgiven $7,741,277 20.0%
16 1,288 Aug. 20–22, 1982 34 $39,023,935 11,112 $3,512 1 E.T. $7,684,162 19.7%
17 1,286 Aug. 5–7, 1983 31 $39,123,464 12,626 $3,099 2 National Lampoon's Vacation $7,191,832 18.4%
18 1,272 Aug. 26–28, 1988 35 $40,138,686 14,680 $2,734 4 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master $6,989,358 17.4%
19 1,265 Aug. 14–16, 1987 33 $40,420,478 13,470 $3,001 4 Stakeout $5,574,782 13.8%
20 1,264 Aug. 10–12, 1984 32 $40,465,236 13,200 $3,066 2 Red Dawn (1984) $8,230,381 20.3%
21 1,260 Aug. 25–27, 1989 34 $40,616,305 14,927 $2,721 2 Uncle Buck $6,725,275 16.6%
22 1,257 Aug. 6–8, 1982 32 $40,708,598 10,561 $3,855 2 E.T. $9,525,306 23.4%
23 1,253 Aug. 16–18, 1991 33 $40,844,606 17,596 $2,321 1 Hot Shots! $6,330,309 15.5%
24 1,246 Aug. 16–18, 1985 33 $41,400,608 13,927 $2,973 4 Back to the Future $7,252,140 17.5%
25 1,244 Aug. 9–11, 1985 32 $41,479,910 14,011 $2,961 3 Back to the Future $8,074,395 19.5%
26 1,205 Aug. 17–19, 1984 33 $44,983,604 13,652 $3,295 4 Tightrope $9,156,545 20.4%
27 1,185 Aug. 2–4, 1985 31 $45,913,270 14,418 $3,184 3 Back to the Future $8,428,452 18.4%
28 1,184 Aug. 13–15, 1982 33 $45,989,218 11,276 $4,079 3 Friday the 13th Part III $9,406,522 20.5%
29 1,180 Aug. 1–3, 1986 31 $46,233,418 13,965 $3,311 4 Aliens $7,060,101 15.3%
30 1,178 Aug. 7–9, 1987 32 $46,504,460 14,352 $3,240 5 The Living Daylights $7,706,230 16.6%
31 1,173 Aug. 5–7, 1988 32 $46,656,066 15,299 $3,050 2 Cocktail $8,204,479 17.6%
32 1,172 Aug. 12–14, 1988 33 $46,770,275 14,684 $3,185 4 Young Guns $7,011,393 15.0%
33 1,156 Aug. 24–26, 1990 34 $47,308,522 16,210 $2,918 4 Darkman $8,054,860 17.0%
34 1,142 Aug. 27–29, 1993 35 $48,322,684 17,999 $2,685 2 The Fugitive $14,502,865 30.0%
35 1,138 Aug. 19–21, 1988 34 $48,447,642 14,946 $3,242 3 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master $12,833,403 26.5%
36 1,103 Aug. 9–11, 1991 32 $50,178,963 16,720 $3,001 3 Hot Shots! $8,010,411 16.0%
37 1,052 Aug. 14–16, 1992 33 $53,394,868 19,204 $2,780 3 Unforgiven $11,374,018 21.3%
38 1,044 Aug. 2–4, 1991 31 $53,863,797 18,343 $2,936 3 Hot Shots! $10,848,182 20.1%
39 1,022 Aug. 23–25, 1996 34 $55,542,757 21,092 $2,633 4 Island of Dr. Moreau $9,101,987 16.4%
40 1,019 Aug. 18–20, 1989 33 $56,262,001 17,372 $3,239 4 Uncle Buck $8,794,501 15.6%
41 1,013 Aug. 25–27, 1995 34 $56,845,444 20,742 $2,741 4 Mortal Kombat $10,309,925 18.1%
42 1,007 Aug. 7–9, 1992 32 $57,223,851 19,713 $2,903 4 Unforgiven $15,018,007 26.2%
43 990 Aug. 17–19, 1990 33 $58,735,828 16,980 $3,459 4 The Exorcist III $9,312,219 15.9%
44 986 Aug. 26–28, 1994 34 $58,884,233 20,309 $2,899 2 Natural Born Killers $11,166,687 19.0%
45 981 Aug. 20–22, 1993 34 $59,137,097 19,128 $3,092 1 The Fugitive $18,148,331 30.7%
46 980 Aug. 16–18, 1996 33 $59,196,260 22,164 $2,671 5 Tin Cup $10,128,834 17.1%
47 975 Aug. 28–30, 1998 35 $59,695,010 22,952 $2,601 2 Blade $10,925,976 18.3%
48 954 Aug. 10–12, 1990 32 $62,538,700 17,781 $3,517 3 Flatliners $10,034,685 16.0%
49 949 Aug. 11–13, 1989 32 $62,868,730 17,152 $3,665 2 Parenthood $9,672,350 15.4%
50 946 Aug. 4–6, 1989 31 $62,989,459 16,915 $3,724 3 Parenthood $10,506,450 16.7%
51 929 Aug. 9–11, 1996 32 $64,295,410 21,787 $2,951 2 Jack $11,191,496 17.4%
52 914 Aug. 3–5, 1990 31 $66,051,318 18,231 $3,623 3 Ghost $10,798,834 16.3%
53 911 Aug. 2–4, 1996 31 $66,084,334 23,769 $2,780 2 A Time to Kill $13,262,934 20.1%
54 883 Aug. 13–15, 1993 33 $69,020,766 18,958 $3,641 3 The Fugitive $22,438,277 32.5%
55 876 Aug. 22–24, 1997 34 $69,474,942 24,469 $2,839 4 G.I. Jane $11,094,241 16.0%
56 872 Aug. 19–21, 1994 33 $69,756,298 22,601 $3,086 3 Forrest Gump $11,248,160 16.1%
57 861 Aug. 6–8, 1993 32 $70,610,937 19,095 $3,698 2 The Fugitive $23,758,855 33.6%
58 859 Aug. 30–Sep. 1, 2002 35 $70,650,681 25,603 $2,759 1 Signs $13,441,194 19.0%
59 808 Aug. 29–31, 2008 35 $73,978,283 28,531 $2,593 3 Tropic Thunder $11,518,611 15.6%
60 804 Aug. 18–20, 1995 33 $74,046,822 22,373 $3,310 2 Mortal Kombat $23,283,887 31.4%
61 801 Aug. 11–13, 1995 32 $74,248,611 21,911 $3,389 3 Dangerous Minds $14,931,503 20.1%
62 796 Aug. 15–17, 1997 33 $74,739,985 24,244 $3,083 2 Cop Land $13,510,482 18.1%
63 794 Aug. 26–28, 2011 34 $74,759,374 31,352 $2,385 3 The Help $14,536,118 19.4%
64 790 Aug. 21–23, 1998 34 $74,903,466 25,405 $2,948 4 Blade $17,073,856 22.8%
65 787 Aug. 25–27, 2000 34 $75,117,096 27,485 $2,733 3 Bring It On $17,362,105 23.1%
66 785 Aug. 31–Sep. 2, 2001 35 $75,176,760 27,633 $2,721 2 Jeepers Creepers $13,106,108 17.4%
67 778 Aug. 27–29, 1999 35 $75,619,319 25,561 $2,958 5 Sixth Sense $20,099,149 26.6%
68 770 Aug. 23–25, 2002 34 $76,286,092 28,405 $2,686 3 Signs $14,285,028 18.7%
69 751 Aug. 4–6, 1995 31 $78,200,990 22,380 $3,494 4 Waterworld $13,452,035 17.2%
70 713 Aug. 29–31, 2003 35 $81,617,873 29,726 $2,746 1 Jeepers Creepers 2 $15,269,324 18.7%
71 712 Aug. 24–26, 2001 34 $81,685,173 26,982 $3,027 4 American Pie 2 $12,517,475 15.3%
72 700 Aug. 12–14, 1994 32 $82,239,252 22,504 $3,654 1 Clear and Present Danger $15,965,071 19.4%
73 691 Aug. 8–10, 1997 32 $82,459,100 24,357 $3,385 2 Conspiracy Theory $19,313,566 23.4%
74 686 Aug. 24–26, 2012 34 $82,832,374 30,642 $2,703 3 The Expendables 2 $13,423,579 16.2%
75 678 Aug. 26–28, 2005 34 $83,107,152 30,535 $2,722 2 The 40-Year-Old Virgin $16,275,895 19.6%
76 672 Aug. 25–27, 2006 34 $84,086,340 30,368 $2,769 4 Invincible $17,031,122 20.3%
77 666 Aug. 22–24, 2003 34 $84,826,618 29,819 $2,845 2 Freddy Vs. Jason $13,152,967 15.5%
78 665 Aug. 27–29, 2004 35 $84,884,825 28,466 $2,982 4 Hero $18,004,319 21.2%
79 657 Aug. 31–Sep. 2, 2012 35 $85,537,334 32,330 $2,646 2 The Possession $17,732,480 20.7%
80 646 Aug. 18–20, 2000 33 $86,677,494 28,609 $3,030 3 The Cell $17,515,050 20.2%
81 636 Aug. 14–16, 1998 33 $87,214,785 26,439 $3,299 2 Saving Private Ryan $13,157,819 15.1%
82 619 Aug. 22–24, 2008 34 $88,479,277 30,196 $2,930 3 Tropic Thunder $16,272,195 18.4%
83 615 Aug. 24–26, 2007 34 $88,882,100 29,917 $2,971 3 Superbad $18,044,369 20.3%
84 608 Aug. 20–22, 1999 34 $89,540,895 27,819 $3,219 3 Sixth Sense $23,950,008 26.7%
85 601 Aug. 18–20, 2006 33 $90,037,315 29,274 $3,076 3 Snakes on a Plane $13,806,311 15.3%
86 600 Aug. 23–25, 2013 34 $90,067,920 31,132 $2,893 3 The Butler $16,503,812 18.3%
87 569 Aug. 30–Sep. 1, 2013 35 $93,021,362 28,466 $3,268 3 One Direction: This is Us $15,815,497 17.0%
88 550 Aug. 27–29, 2010 35 $95,068,884 30,162 $3,152 3 Takers $20,512,304 21.6%
89 544 Aug. 5–7, 1994 31 $95,656,916 22,069 $4,334 3 Clear and Present Danger $20,348,017 21.3%
90 532 Aug. 11–13, 2000 32 $96,581,745 29,708 $3,251 3 Hollow Man $13,048,132 13.5%
91 524 Aug. 31–Sep. 2, 2007 35 $97,371,568 29,760 $3,272 3 Halloween (2007) $26,362,367 27.1%
92 521 Aug. 6–8, 2004 32 $97,587,401 29,674 $3,289 2 Collateral $24,701,458 25.3%
93 505 Aug. 1–3, 1997 31 $98,458,777 25,153 $3,914 4 Air Force One $25,731,622 26.1%
94 501 Aug. 19–21, 2005 33 $98,812,402 30,024 $3,291 3 The 40-Year-Old Virgin $21,422,815 21.7%
95 497 Aug. 16–18, 2002 33 $99,158,037 28,602 $3,467 2 XXX $22,111,421 22.3%
96 476 Aug. 20–22, 2004 34 $101,510,302 29,269 $3,468 2 Exorcist: The Beginning $18,054,001 17.8%
97 470 Aug. 7–9, 1998 32 $102,019,898 26,884 $3,795 2 Saving Private Ryan $17,398,000 17.1%
98 453 Aug. 5–7, 2005 31 $103,270,559 31,423 $3,286 1 The Dukes of Hazzard $30,675,314 29.7%
99 451 Aug. 17–19, 2001 33 $103,348,327 29,123 $3,549 3 American Pie 2 $21,104,650 20.4%
100 434 Aug. 12–14, 2005 32 $104,729,785 29,717 $3,524 4 Four Brothers $21,176,925 20.2%
101 425 Aug. 19–21, 2011 33 $106,031,002 32,295 $3,283 4 The Help $20,018,659 18.9%
102 399 Aug. 11–13, 2006 32 $109,391,760 29,861 $3,663 4 Talladega Nights $22,126,226 20.2%
103 396 Aug. 28–30, 2009 35 $109,804,771 30,263 $3,628 3 The Final Destination $27,408,309 25.0%
104 392 Aug. 20–22, 2010 34 $110,271,948 31,902 $3,457 5 The Expendables $16,968,032 15.4%
105 386 Aug. 8–10, 2008 32 $111,381,013 31,869 $3,495 2 The Dark Knight $26,117,030 23.4%
106 384 Aug. 21–23, 2009 34 $111,581,407 29,927 $3,728 3 Inglourious Basterds $38,054,676 34.1%
107 382 Aug. 15–17, 2008 33 $111,672,294 30,142 $3,705 5 Tropic Thunder $25,812,796 23.1%
108 377 Aug. 13–15, 1999 33 $113,147,836 28,135 $4,022 2 Sixth Sense $25,764,991 22.8%
109 374 Aug. 3–5, 2012 31 $113,843,536 30,059 $3,787 2 The Dark Knight Rises $35,737,330 31.4%
110 373 Aug. 17–19, 2007 33 $114,003,153 31,271 $3,646 3 Superbad $33,052,411 29.0%
111 339 Aug. 4–6, 2000 31 $118,243,401 30,759 $3,844 3 Hollow Man $26,414,386 22.3%
112 315 Aug. 16–18, 2013 33 $121,366,558 32,356 $3,751 3 The Butler $24,637,312 20.3%
113 309 Aug. 4–6, 2006 31 $122,061,299 32,069 $3,806 4 Talladega Nights $47,042,215 38.5%
114 303 Aug. 6–8, 2010 32 $122,515,382 31,911 $3,839 2 The Other Guys $35,543,162 29.0%
115 301 Aug. 13–15, 2004 33 $123,002,534 29,512 $4,168 3 Alien Vs. Predator $38,291,056 31.1%
116 300 Aug. 2–4, 2013 31 $123,268,961 31,916 $3,862 2 2 Guns $27,059,130 22.0%
117 291 Aug. 14–16, 2009 33 $124,928,990 29,523 $4,232 4 District 9 $37,354,308 29.9%
118 276 Aug. 17–19, 2012 33 $127,308,370 32,727 $3,890 4 The Expendables 2 $28,591,370 22.5%
119 274 Aug. 8–10, 2003 32 $127,498,428 28,807 $4,426 2 S.W.A.T. $37,062,535 29.1%
120 239 Aug. 1–3, 2003 31 $131,707,431 29,273 $4,499 2 American Wedding $33,369,440 25.3%
121 236 Aug. 7–9, 2009 32 $132,038,549 31,273 $4,222 3 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra $54,713,046 41.4%
122 234 Aug. 13–15, 2010 33 $132,141,329 33,213 $3,979 3 The Expendables $34,825,135 26.4%
123 232 Aug. 9–11, 2002 32 $132,255,102 28,539 $4,634 3 XXX $44,506,103 33.7%
124 227 Aug. 15–17, 2003 33 $132,698,848 30,907 $4,293 4 Freddy Vs. Jason $36,428,066 27.5%
125 224 Aug. 10–12, 2012 32 $133,067,782 32,519 $4,092 3 The Bourne Legacy $38,142,825 28.7%
126 202 Aug. 6–8, 1999 32 $137,550,800 27,366 $5,026 5 Sixth Sense $26,681,262 19.4%
127 181 Aug. 10–12, 2007 32 $139,873,685 31,547 $4,434 3 Rush Hour 3 $49,100,158 35.1%
128 176 Aug. 2–4, 2002 31 $141,514,944 27,472 $5,151 3 Signs $60,117,080 42.5%
129 172 Aug. 9–11, 2013 32 $142,347,276 32,076 $4,438 4 Elysium $29,807,393 20.9%
130 166 Aug. 12–14, 2011 32 $143,005,715 33,180 $4,310 4 Rise of the Planet of the Apes $27,832,307 19.5%
131 153 Aug. 1–3, 2008 31 $144,662,600 32,190 $4,494 2 The Dark Knight $42,664,219 29.5%
132 134 Aug. 10–12, 2001 32 $148,506,751 29,737 $4,994 3 American Pie 2 $45,117,985 30.4%
133 92 Aug. 5–7, 2011 31 $158,002,167 32,452 $4,869 2 Rise of the Planet of the Apes $54,806,191 34.7%
134 77 Aug. 3–5, 2001 31 $163,032,002 29,334 $5,558 3 Rush Hour 2 $67,408,222 41.3%
135 72 Aug. 3–5, 2007 31 $164,672,475 31,570 $5,216 5 The Bourne Ultimatum $69,283,690 42.1%

Rows #1–135

CHART NOTES
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Rank indicates rank of all weekends, regardless if a given month is selected.
Highlighted rows indicate weekends ending in the last 52 weeks.

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