> ALL TIME BOX OFFICE

Adjuster:

WORST WIDE OPENINGS
1982–Present


Note: Super Saturated Releases (opening at 3,000+ theaters), worst 200 openings only.
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening*% of
Total
TheatersAvg.Total Gross^Wide
Date**
27 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Fox $9,309,387 11.3% 3,175 $2,932 $82,571,173 12/21/05
29 We Bought a Zoo Fox $9,360,434 12.4% 3,117 $3,003 $75,624,550 12/23/11
34 The Adventures of Tintin Par. $9,720,993 12.5% 3,087 $3,149 $77,591,831 12/21/11
119 Fun with Dick and Jane Sony $14,383,515 13.0% 3,056 $4,706 $110,332,737 12/21/05
54 Charlotte's Web (2006) Par. $11,457,353 13.8% 3,566 $3,212 $82,985,708 12/15/06
124 The Prince of Egypt DW $14,524,321 14.3% 3,118 $4,658 $101,413,188 12/18/98
8 The Wild Thornberrys Par. $6,013,847 15.0% 3,012 $1,996 $40,108,697 12/20/02
161 Yogi Bear WB $16,411,322 16.4% 3,515 $4,669 $100,246,011 12/17/10
102 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Par. $13,832,786 17.1% 3,139 $4,406 $80,936,232 12/21/01
72 Rocky Balboa MGM $12,158,168 17.3% 3,017 $4,029 $70,270,943 12/20/06
198 Yes Man WB $18,262,471 18.7% 3,434 $5,318 $97,690,976 12/19/08
125 Parental Guidance Fox $14,554,053 18.8% 3,367 $4,323 $77,267,296 12/25/12
135 Jack Reacher Par. $15,210,156 19.0% 3,352 $4,538 $80,070,736 12/21/12
84 Herbie: Fully Loaded BV $12,709,221 19.2% 3,521 $3,609 $66,023,816 6/22/05
164 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams Dim. $16,711,716 19.5% 3,307 $5,053 $85,846,429 8/7/02
15 Walking with Dinosaurs Fox $7,091,938 19.7% 3,231 $2,195 $36,076,121 12/20/13
40 The Tale of Despereaux Uni. $10,103,675 19.9% 3,104 $3,255 $50,877,145 12/19/08
19 The Nativity Story NL $7,849,304 20.9% 3,083 $2,545 $37,629,831 12/1/06
120 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Fox $14,401,054 21.0% 3,031 $4,751 $68,559,554 8/7/13
83 Secretariat BV $12,694,770 21.3% 3,072 $4,132 $59,713,955 10/8/10
22 Earth to Echo Rela. $8,364,658 21.5% 3,230 $2,590 $38,934,842 7/2/14
188 Let's Be Cops Fox $17,813,722 21.6% 3,094 $5,758 $82,390,774 8/13/14
144 Barnyard: The Original Party Animals Par. $15,820,864 21.8% 3,311 $4,778 $72,637,803 8/4/06
162 RV Sony $16,414,767 22.9% 3,639 $4,510 $71,726,025 4/28/06
133 Stuart Little 2 Sony $15,115,152 23.3% 3,255 $4,643 $64,956,806 7/19/02
171 Hotel for Dogs P/DW $17,012,212 23.3% 3,271 $5,201 $73,034,460 1/16/09
107 Tooth Fairy Fox $14,010,409 23.3% 3,344 $4,190 $60,022,256 1/22/10
90 New Year's Eve WB (NL) $13,019,180 23.9% 3,505 $3,714 $54,544,638 12/9/11
187 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron DW $17,770,036 24.2% 3,317 $5,357 $73,280,117 5/24/02
129 Rules of Engagement Par. $15,011,181 24.5% 3,155 $4,757 $61,335,230 4/7/00
183 The Smurfs 2 Sony $17,548,389 24.7% 3,866 $4,539 $71,017,784 7/31/13
112 ParaNorman Focus $14,087,050 25.2% 3,429 $4,108 $56,003,051 8/17/12
89 The Road to El Dorado DW $12,846,652 25.3% 3,218 $3,992 $50,863,742 3/31/00
98 Radio SonR $13,303,724 25.4% 3,074 $4,327 $52,333,738 10/24/03
158 Last Vegas CBS $16,334,566 25.6% 3,065 $5,329 $63,914,167 11/1/13
46 What to Expect When You're Expecting LGF $10,547,068 25.6% 3,021 $3,491 $41,152,203 5/18/12
20 Delivery Man BV $7,944,977 25.9% 3,036 $2,617 $30,664,106 11/22/13
12 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas DW $6,874,477 26.0% 3,086 $2,227 $26,483,452 7/2/03
68 Arthur Christmas Sony $12,068,931 26.0% 3,376 $3,575 $46,462,469 11/23/11
61 Here Comes the Boom Sony $11,816,596 26.1% 3,014 $3,921 $45,290,318 10/12/12
194 Sahara Par. $18,068,372 26.3% 3,154 $5,728 $68,671,925 4/8/05
57 Underdog BV $11,585,121 26.5% 3,013 $3,845 $43,760,605 8/3/07
156 The Shaggy Dog BV $16,310,058 26.7% 3,501 $4,658 $61,123,569 3/10/06
9 Quest for Camelot WB $6,041,602 26.8% 3,107 $1,945 $22,510,798 5/15/98
200 Mr. Popper's Penguins Fox $18,445,355 27.0% 3,339 $5,524 $68,224,452 6/17/11
123 Life as We Know It WB $14,506,464 27.2% 3,150 $4,605 $53,374,681 10/8/10
80 The Giver Wein. $12,305,016 27.3% 3,003 $4,098 $45,090,374 8/15/14
95 Nim's Island Fox $13,210,579 27.5% 3,513 $3,760 $48,006,762 4/4/08
103 Home on the Range BV $13,880,771 27.7% 3,047 $4,555 $50,030,461 4/2/04
30 Stuck on You Fox $9,411,055 27.8% 3,003 $3,133 $33,832,741 12/12/03
148 Escape From Planet Earth Wein. $15,891,055 27.9% 3,288 $4,833 $57,012,977 2/15/13
137 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past WB (NL) $15,411,434 27.9% 3,175 $4,854 $55,250,026 5/1/09
184 The Sorcerer's Apprentice BV $17,619,622 27.9% 3,504 $5,028 $63,150,991 7/14/10
195 Mirror Mirror Rela. $18,132,085 27.9% 3,603 $5,032 $64,935,167 3/30/12
152 Red Eye DW $16,167,662 27.9% 3,079 $5,250 $57,891,803 8/19/05
94 The Judge WB $13,116,226 28.0% 3,003 $4,368 $46,907,979 10/10/14
105 Racing Stripes WB $13,920,052 28.0% 3,185 $4,370 $49,772,522 1/14/05
77 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore WB $12,279,363 28.2% 3,705 $3,314 $43,585,753 7/30/10
199 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day BV $18,360,230 28.2% 3,088 $5,946 $65,044,327 10/10/14
143 Free Birds Rela. $15,805,237 28.4% 3,736 $4,231 $55,750,480 11/1/13
149 Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit DW $16,025,987 28.6% 3,645 $4,396 $56,110,897 10/7/05
44 Million Dollar Arm BV $10,515,659 28.8% 3,019 $3,483 $36,457,627 5/16/14
71 Secondhand Lions NL $12,139,832 28.9% 3,013 $4,029 $42,070,939 9/19/03
151 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole WB $16,112,211 28.9% 3,575 $4,507 $55,675,313 9/24/10
110 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous WB $14,043,215 29.0% 3,233 $4,343 $48,478,006 3/24/05
78 Planet 51 Sony $12,286,129 29.1% 3,035 $4,048 $42,194,060 11/20/09
180 The Dictator Par. $17,435,092 29.2% 3,008 $5,796 $59,650,222 5/16/12
134 King Arthur BV $15,193,907 29.3% 3,086 $4,923 $51,882,244 7/7/04
56 Rugrats Go Wild Par. $11,556,869 29.3% 3,041 $3,800 $39,402,572 6/13/03
111 Agent Cody Banks MGM $14,064,317 29.3% 3,369 $4,174 $47,938,330 3/14/03
81 Fever Pitch Fox $12,400,125 29.5% 3,267 $3,795 $42,071,069 4/8/05
182 Planes: Fire & Rescue BV $17,509,407 29.6% 3,826 $4,576 $59,165,787 7/18/14
130 The Tuxedo DW $15,051,028 29.8% 3,022 $4,980 $50,547,998 9/27/02
45 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas Uni. $10,518,435 29.8% 3,040 $3,460 $35,268,275 4/28/00
128 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $14,623,599 29.8% 3,391 $4,312 $49,008,662 8/3/12
28 The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones SGem $9,336,957 30.0% 3,118 $2,995 $31,165,421 8/21/13
23 The Ant Bully WB $8,432,465 30.0% 3,050 $2,764 $28,142,535 7/28/06
186 Surf's Up Sony $17,640,249 30.0% 3,528 $5,000 $58,867,694 6/8/07
141 Footloose (2011) Par. $15,556,113 30.0% 3,549 $4,383 $51,802,742 10/14/11
33 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Fox $9,630,085 30.0% 3,164 $3,043 $32,061,555 11/16/07
60 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World W/Dim. $11,644,672 30.2% 3,295 $3,534 $38,538,188 8/19/11
62 Burlesque SGem $11,947,744 30.3% 3,037 $3,934 $39,440,655 11/24/10
175 The Man in the Iron Mask MGM $17,271,450 30.3% 3,101 $5,570 $56,968,902 3/13/98
138 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Par. $15,451,981 30.6% 3,387 $4,562 $50,577,412 1/17/14
10 Shorts WB $6,410,339 30.6% 3,105 $2,065 $20,919,166 8/21/09
117 Blended WB $14,284,031 30.9% 3,555 $4,018 $46,294,610 5/23/14
42 Because of Winn-Dixie Fox $10,208,431 31.3% 3,188 $3,202 $32,647,042 2/18/05
43 Drillbit Taylor Par. $10,309,986 31.4% 3,056 $3,373 $32,862,104 3/21/08
91 Bandits MGM $13,050,700 31.4% 3,207 $4,069 $41,575,141 10/12/01
70 Treasure Planet BV $12,083,248 31.7% 3,227 $3,744 $38,176,783 11/27/02
139 Horrible Bosses 2 WB $15,457,418 31.7% 3,375 $4,580 $48,728,465 11/26/14
21 Aliens in the Attic Fox $8,008,423 31.8% 3,106 $2,578 $25,200,412 7/31/09
179 This Means War Fox $17,405,930 31.8% 3,189 $5,458 $54,760,791 2/17/12
35 Deliver Us From Evil SGem $9,740,471 31.9% 3,049 $3,195 $30,577,122 7/2/14
65 In Time Fox $12,050,368 32.1% 3,122 $3,860 $37,520,095 10/28/11
58 The Pink Panther 2 Sony $11,588,150 32.3% 3,243 $3,573 $35,922,978 2/6/09
14 Mars Needs Moms BV $6,914,488 32.3% 3,117 $2,218 $21,392,758 3/11/11
53 Frankenweenie BV $11,412,213 32.3% 3,005 $3,798 $35,291,068 10/5/12
74 The Back-Up Plan CBS $12,201,710 32.5% 3,280 $3,720 $37,490,007 4/23/10
181 Yours, Mine and Ours Par. $17,461,108 32.7% 3,206 $5,446 $53,412,862 11/23/05
190 The Guardian BV $18,006,064 32.7% 3,241 $5,555 $55,011,732 9/29/06
64 Taxi Fox $12,029,832 32.9% 3,001 $4,008 $36,611,066 10/6/04
168 Muppets Most Wanted BV $17,005,126 33.2% 3,194 $5,324 $51,183,113 3/21/14
75 Vampires Suck Fox $12,202,831 33.3% 3,233 $3,774 $36,661,504 8/18/10
193 Red 2 LG/S $18,048,422 33.9% 3,016 $5,984 $53,262,560 7/19/13
160 Just Like Heaven DW $16,408,718 34.0% 3,508 $4,677 $48,318,130 9/16/05
73 Trouble with the Curve WB $12,162,040 34.0% 3,212 $3,786 $35,763,137 9/21/12
6 Imagine That Par. $5,503,519 34.1% 3,008 $1,830 $16,123,323 6/12/09
167 Old Dogs BV $16,894,511 34.1% 3,425 $4,933 $49,492,060 11/25/09
63 Deck the Halls Fox $12,001,256 34.2% 3,205 $3,744 $35,093,569 11/22/06
11 Astro Boy Sum. $6,702,923 34.3% 3,014 $2,224 $19,551,067 10/23/09
176 The Boxtrolls Focus $17,275,239 34.3% 3,464 $4,987 $50,345,363 9/26/14
59 Marmaduke Fox $11,599,661 34.5% 3,213 $3,610 $33,644,788 6/4/10
51 Balls of Fury Rog. $11,352,123 34.5% 3,052 $3,719 $32,886,940 8/29/07
52 Bad News Bears Par. $11,382,472 34.6% 3,183 $3,576 $32,868,349 7/22/05
82 The Island DW $12,409,070 34.6% 3,122 $3,974 $35,818,913 7/22/05
66 Take the Lead NL $12,051,277 34.7% 3,009 $4,005 $34,742,066 4/7/06
169 The Book of Life (2014) Fox $17,005,218 34.7% 3,071 $5,537 $48,976,842 10/17/14
93 Good Boy! MGM $13,107,022 34.8% 3,225 $4,064 $37,667,746 10/10/03
115 Blue Crush Uni. $14,169,455 35.1% 3,002 $4,720 $40,390,647 8/16/02
157 The Legend of Zorro Sony $16,328,506 35.1% 3,520 $4,638 $46,464,023 10/28/05
50 The Pirates! Band of Misfits Sony $11,137,734 35.9% 3,358 $3,317 $31,051,126 4/27/12
86 The Watch Fox $12,750,297 36.1% 3,168 $4,025 $35,353,000 7/27/12
100 That's My Boy Sony $13,453,714 36.4% 3,030 $4,440 $36,931,089 6/15/12
178 Into The Storm WB $17,346,427 36.4% 3,434 $5,051 $47,602,194 8/8/14
76 Arthur (2011) WB $12,222,756 37.0% 3,276 $3,731 $33,035,397 4/8/11
172 Gangster Squad WB $17,070,347 37.1% 3,103 $5,501 $46,000,903 1/11/13
106 Red Riding Hood WB $14,005,335 37.2% 3,030 $4,622 $37,662,162 3/11/11
122 Rock of Ages WB (NL) $14,437,269 37.5% 3,470 $4,161 $38,518,613 6/15/12
121 Gridiron Gang Sony $14,414,630 37.5% 3,504 $4,113 $38,432,823 9/15/06
69 House of Wax WB $12,077,236 37.7% 3,111 $3,882 $32,064,800 5/6/05
146 Dolphin Tale 2 WB $15,873,397 37.8% 3,656 $4,342 $42,024,533 9/12/14
126 Sex Tape Sony $14,608,152 37.9% 3,062 $4,771 $38,543,473 7/18/14
197 Secret Window Sony $18,237,568 38.0% 3,018 $6,042 $48,022,900 3/12/04
87 I Spy Sony $12,752,803 38.0% 3,182 $4,007 $33,561,137 11/1/02
109 The Family (2013) Rela. $14,034,764 38.0% 3,091 $4,541 $36,918,811 9/13/13
108 The Heartbreak Kid P/DW $14,022,105 38.1% 3,229 $4,342 $36,787,257 10/5/07
170 The Three Stooges Fox $17,010,125 38.4% 3,477 $4,892 $44,338,224 4/13/12
163 Transporter 2 Fox $16,540,720 38.4% 3,303 $5,007 $43,095,856 9/2/05
67 The Core Par. $12,053,131 38.6% 3,017 $3,995 $31,186,896 3/28/03
13 Going the Distance WB (NL) $6,884,964 38.7% 3,030 $2,272 $17,804,299 9/3/10
5 What's Your Number? Fox $5,421,669 38.7% 3,002 $1,806 $14,011,084 9/30/11
177 The Internship Fox $17,325,307 38.8% 3,366 $5,147 $44,672,764 6/7/13
79 House at the End of The Street Rela. $12,287,234 38.9% 3,083 $3,985 $31,611,916 9/21/12
49 Abduction LGF $10,925,253 38.9% 3,118 $3,504 $28,087,155 9/23/11
166 A Million Ways to Die in the West Uni. $16,797,385 38.9% 3,158 $5,319 $43,139,300 5/30/14
153 Out of Time MGM $16,185,316 39.4% 3,076 $5,261 $41,088,845 10/3/03
174 Edge of Darkness WB $17,214,384 39.7% 3,066 $5,615 $43,313,890 1/29/10
132 The Brothers Grimm Dim. $15,092,079 39.8% 3,087 $4,888 $37,916,267 8/26/05
47 The Host (2013) ORF $10,600,112 39.8% 3,202 $3,310 $26,627,201 3/29/13
16 Runner Runner Fox $7,706,712 39.9% 3,026 $2,547 $19,316,646 10/4/13
116 E.T. (20th Anniversary) Uni. $14,223,110 40.3% 3,007 $4,730 $35,306,015 3/22/02
147 The Expendables 3 LGF $15,879,645 40.4% 3,221 $4,930 $39,322,544 8/15/14
173 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Fox $17,100,520 40.6% 3,785 $4,518 $42,147,000 12/19/14
196 Cop Out WB $18,211,126 40.6% 3,150 $5,781 $44,875,481 2/26/10
101 Snakes on a Plane NL $13,806,311 40.6% 3,555 $3,883 $34,020,814 8/18/06
154 Righteous Kill Over. $16,288,361 40.6% 3,152 $5,168 $40,081,410 9/12/08
118 Green Zone Uni. $14,309,295 40.8% 3,003 $4,765 $35,053,660 3/12/10
189 Need for Speed BV $17,844,939 40.9% 3,115 $5,729 $43,577,636 3/14/14
142 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Par. $15,580,278 41.3% 3,170 $4,914 $37,762,677 9/17/04
97 Stealth Sony $13,251,545 41.3% 3,495 $3,791 $32,116,746 7/29/05
1 Hoot NL $3,368,197 41.5% 3,018 $1,116 $8,117,637 5/5/06
127 Star Wars: The Clone Wars WB $14,611,273 41.6% 3,452 $4,233 $35,161,554 8/15/08
165 Catwoman WB $16,728,411 41.6% 3,117 $5,366 $40,202,379 7/23/04
31 Babylon A.D. Fox $9,484,627 42.1% 3,390 $2,798 $22,532,572 8/29/08
17 Fright Night (2011) BV $7,714,388 42.1% 3,114 $2,477 $18,302,607 8/19/11
191 Final Destination 5 WB (NL) $18,031,396 42.3% 3,155 $5,715 $42,587,643 8/12/11
7 New York Minute WB $5,962,106 42.4% 3,006 $1,983 $14,071,441 5/7/04
25 The Three Musketeers (2011) Sum. $8,674,452 42.6% 3,017 $2,875 $20,374,484 10/21/11
2 The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising Fox $3,745,315 42.6% 3,141 $1,192 $8,794,452 10/5/07
192 Lady in the Water WB $18,044,396 42.7% 3,235 $5,577 $42,285,169 7/21/06
136 Jeepers Creepers 2 UA $15,269,324 42.8% 3,124 $4,887 $35,667,218 8/29/03
32 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Sony $9,626,287 43.0% 3,127 $3,078 $22,400,154 8/12/05
104 The Love Guru Par. $13,907,130 43.1% 3,012 $4,617 $32,235,793 6/20/08
185 Max Payne Fox $17,639,849 43.4% 3,376 $5,225 $40,689,393 10/17/08
155 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Fox $16,306,974 43.5% 3,108 $5,247 $37,519,139 6/22/12
3 Fun Size Par. $4,101,017 43.6% 3,014 $1,361 $9,409,538 10/26/12
114 Scary Movie 5 W/Dim. $14,157,367 44.2% 3,402 $4,161 $32,015,787 4/12/13
4 Meet Dave Fox $5,251,918 44.5% 3,011 $1,744 $11,803,254 7/11/08
36 Fame (2009) MGM $10,011,682 44.6% 3,096 $3,234 $22,455,510 9/25/09
131 Semi-Pro NL $15,075,114 45.0% 3,121 $4,830 $33,479,698 2/29/08
41 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone WB $10,177,257 45.2% 3,160 $3,221 $22,537,881 3/15/13
150 Carrie (2013) SGem $16,101,552 45.7% 3,157 $5,100 $35,266,619 10/18/13
99 Zathura Sony $13,427,872 45.9% 3,223 $4,166 $29,258,869 11/11/05
18 The Counselor Fox $7,842,930 46.2% 3,044 $2,577 $16,973,715 10/25/13
39 The Last Mimzy NL $10,024,819 46.7% 3,017 $3,322 $21,471,047 3/23/07
37 Conan the Barbarian (2011) LGF $10,021,215 47.1% 3,015 $3,324 $21,295,021 8/19/11
92 Hannibal Rising MGM/W $13,051,650 47.2% 3,003 $4,346 $27,670,986 2/9/07
48 Transcendence WB $10,886,386 47.3% 3,455 $3,151 $23,022,309 4/18/14
85 XXX: State of the Union SonR $12,712,272 47.3% 3,480 $3,652 $26,873,932 4/29/05
38 The X-Files: I Want to Believe Fox $10,021,753 47.8% 3,185 $3,147 $20,982,478 7/25/08
24 School for Scoundrels MGM/W $8,602,333 48.3% 3,004 $2,863 $17,807,569 9/29/06
159 Halloween II (2009) W/Dim. $16,349,565 49.0% 3,025 $5,405 $33,392,973 8/28/09
26 Apollo 18 W/Dim. $8,704,271 49.2% 3,328 $2,615 $17,687,709 9/2/11
96 Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 Art. $13,223,887 50.0% 3,317 $3,986 $26,437,094 10/27/00
113 Saw VI LGF $14,118,444 51.0% 3,036 $4,650 $27,693,292 10/23/09
88 Elektra Fox $12,804,793 52.5% 3,204 $3,996 $24,409,722 1/14/05
55 Battlefield Earth WB $11,548,898 53.8% 3,307 $3,492 $21,471,685 5/12/00
145 Annie (2014) Sony $15,861,939 54.3% 3,116 $5,090 $29,235,000 12/19/14
140 Doom Uni. $15,488,870 54.9% 3,044 $5,088 $28,212,337 10/21/05

CHART NOTES
* Opening is the opening weekend of the wide release date.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.
** Release date is the date the movie went wide (600+ theaters).
Highlighted rows indicated movies released in the past year.

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