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Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office


See also: Biggest Domestic August Day

Other Domestic Biggest Weekend by Month records: Biggest Domestic January Weekend - Biggest Domestic February Weekend - Biggest Domestic March Weekend - Biggest Domestic April Weekend - Biggest Domestic May Weekend - Biggest Domestic June Weekend - Biggest Domestic October Weekend - Biggest Domestic November Weekend - Biggest Domestic December Weekend

This chart contains figures for the Biggest August Weekends at the Domestic Box Office.

Biggest Domestic July Weekend Biggest Domestic September Weekend
Rank Date Movie Gross Theaters Per
Theater
Total
Gross
Days
1 Aug 5, 2016 Suicide Squad $133,682,248 4,255 $31,418 $133,682,248 3
2 Aug 1, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $94,320,883 4,080 $23,118 $94,320,883 3
3 Aug 3, 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum $69,283,690 3,660 $18,930 $69,283,690 3
4 Aug 3, 2001 Rush Hour 2 $67,408,222 3,118 $21,619 $67,408,222 3
5 Aug 8, 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $65,575,105 3,845 $17,055 $65,575,105 3
6 Aug 14, 2015 Straight Outta Compton $60,200,180 2,757 $21,835 $60,200,180 3
7 Aug 2, 2002 Signs $60,116,619 3,264 $18,418 $60,116,619 3
8 Aug 5, 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes $54,806,191 3,648 $15,024 $54,806,191 3
9 Aug 7, 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra $54,713,046 4,007 $13,654 $54,713,046 3
10 Aug 10, 2007 Rush Hour 3 $49,100,158 3,778 $12,996 $49,100,158 3
11 Aug 4, 2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky… $47,042,215 3,803 $12,370 $47,042,215 3
12 Aug 10, 2001 American Pie 2 $45,117,985 3,063 $14,730 $45,117,985 3
13 Aug 9, 2002 xXx $44,506,103 3,374 $13,191 $44,506,103 3
14 Aug 12, 2016 Suicide Squad $43,536,013 4,255 $10,232 $222,640,741 10
15 Aug 1, 2008 The Dark Knight $42,664,219 4,266 $10,001 $393,751,065 17
16 Aug 8, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $42,124,922 4,088 $10,305 $176,515,761 10
17 Aug 1, 2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor $40,457,770 3,760 $10,760 $40,457,770 3
18 Aug 13, 2004 AVP: Alien Vs. Predator $38,291,056 3,395 $11,279 $38,291,056 3
19 Aug 10, 2012 The Bourne Legacy $38,142,825 3,745 $10,185 $38,142,825 3
20 Aug 21, 2009 Inglourious Basterds $38,054,676 3,165 $12,024 $38,070,437 3
21 Aug 14, 2009 District 9 $37,354,308 3,049 $12,251 $37,354,308 3
22 Aug 8, 2003 S.W.A.T. $37,062,535 3,202 $11,575 $37,062,535 3
23 Aug 15, 2003 Freddy vs. Jason $36,428,066 3,014 $12,086 $36,428,066 3
24 Aug 3, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises $35,737,330 4,242 $8,425 $353,935,094 17
25 Aug 6, 2010 The Other Guys $35,543,162 3,651 $9,735 $35,543,162 3
26 Aug 11, 2017 Annabelle: Creation $35,006,404 3,502 $9,996 $35,006,404 3
27 Aug 13, 2010 The Expendables $34,825,135 3,270 $10,650 $34,825,135 3
28 Aug 12, 2016 Sausage Party $34,263,534 3,103 $11,042 $34,263,534 3
29 Aug 1, 2003 American Wedding $33,369,440 3,172 $10,520 $33,369,440 3
30 Aug 10, 2001 Rush Hour 2 $33,117,312 3,118 $10,621 $133,525,381 10
31 Aug 17, 2007 Superbad $33,052,411 2,948 $11,212 $33,052,411 3
32 Aug 10, 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum $32,879,125 3,686 $8,920 $131,552,425 10
33 Aug 2, 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember $31,119,108 3,613 $8,613 $141,678,328 11
34 Aug 5, 2005 The Dukes of Hazzard $30,675,314 3,785 $8,104 $30,675,314 3
35 Aug 9, 2013 Elysium $29,807,393 3,284 $9,077 $29,807,393 3
36 Aug 9, 2002 Signs $29,454,659 3,310 $8,899 $117,717,875 10
37 Aug 17, 2012 The Expendables 2 $28,591,370 3,316 $8,622 $28,591,370 3
38 Aug 15, 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $28,523,147 3,980 $7,167 $117,765,383 10
39 Aug 7, 2015 Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation $28,502,372 3,988 $7,147 $107,756,579 10
40 Aug 12, 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes $27,832,307 3,691 $7,541 $105,208,226 10
41 Aug 3, 2001 Planet of the Apes $27,535,697 3,530 $7,800 $123,740,974 10
42 Aug 28, 2009 The Final Destination $27,408,309 3,121 $8,782 $27,408,309 3
43 Aug 2, 2013 2 Guns $27,059,130 3,025 $8,945 $27,059,130 4
44 Aug 6, 1999 The Sixth Sense $26,681,262 2,161 $12,347 $26,681,262 3
45 Aug 10, 2012 The Campaign $26,588,460 3,205 $8,296 $26,588,460 3
46 Aug 9, 2013 We're the Millers $26,419,396 3,260 $8,104 $37,908,179 5
47 Aug 4, 2000 Hollow Man $26,414,386 2,956 $8,936 $26,414,386 3
48 Aug 26, 2016 Don’t Breathe $26,411,706 3,051 $8,657 $26,411,706 3
49 Aug 21, 2015 Straight Outta Compton $26,364,020 3,025 $8,715 $111,087,490 10
50 Aug 31, 2007 Halloween $26,362,367 3,472 $7,593 $26,362,367 3
51 Aug 8, 2008 The Dark Knight $26,117,030 4,025 $6,489 $441,628,497 24
52 Aug 12, 2011 The Help $26,044,590 2,534 $10,278 $35,918,416 5
53 Aug 15, 2008 Tropic Thunder $25,812,796 3,319 $7,777 $25,812,796 5
54 Aug 13, 1999 The Sixth Sense $25,764,991 2,395 $10,758 $69,661,654 10
55 Aug 1, 1997 Air Force One $25,731,622 2,919 $8,815 $80,738,833 10
56 Aug 7, 2015 Fantastic Four $25,685,737 3,995 $6,429 $25,685,737 3
57 Aug 3, 2012 Total Recall $25,577,758 3,601 $7,103 $25,577,758 3
58 Aug 15, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $25,115,564 3,697 $6,793 $222,661,385 17
59 Aug 3, 2007 The Simpsons Movie $25,110,873 3,926 $6,396 $128,060,578 10
60 Aug 6, 2004 Collateral $24,701,458 3,188 $7,748 $24,701,458 3
61 Aug 16, 2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler $24,637,312 2,933 $8,400 $24,637,312 3
62 Aug 6, 1999 The Blair Witch Project $24,347,345 2,142 $11,367 $80,049,728 26
63 Aug 20, 1999 The Sixth Sense $23,950,008 2,688 $8,910 $107,506,281 17
64 Aug 6, 1993 The Fugitive $23,758,855 2,340 $10,153 $23,758,855 3
65 Aug 18, 1995 Mortal Kombat $23,283,887 2,421 $9,617 $23,283,887 3
66 Aug 8, 2008 The Pineapple Express $23,245,025 3,072 $7,567 $41,318,736 5
67 Aug 13, 2010 Eat Pray Love $23,104,523 3,082 $7,497 $23,104,523 3
68 Aug 13, 2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement $22,956,453 3,472 $6,612 $37,140,203 5
69 Aug 3, 2001 The Princess Diaries $22,862,269 2,537 $9,012 $22,862,269 3
70 Aug 13, 1993 The Fugitive $22,438,277 2,364 $9,492 $60,056,238 10
71 Aug 5, 2016 Jason Bourne $22,405,125 4,039 $5,547 $103,111,145 10
72 Aug 14, 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra $22,324,341 4,007 $5,571 $98,577,529 10
73 Aug 9, 2013 Disney Planes $22,232,291 3,702 $6,005 $22,232,291 3
74 Aug 8, 2003 Freaky Friday $22,203,007 2,954 $7,516 $33,100,977 5
75 Aug 11, 2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky… $22,126,226 3,803 $5,818 $90,343,184 10
76 Aug 16, 2002 xXx $22,111,421 3,388 $6,526 $83,963,506 10
77 Aug 12, 2016 Pete’s Dragon $21,514,095 3,702 $5,811 $21,514,095 3
78 Aug 19, 2005 The 40 Year-old Virgin $21,422,815 2,845 $7,530 $21,422,815 3
79 Aug 18, 2017 The Hitman’s Bodyguard $21,384,504 3,377 $6,332 $21,384,504 3
80 Aug 17, 2007 Rush Hour 3 $21,353,361 3,778 $5,652 $87,676,529 10
81 Aug 2, 2013 The Wolverine $21,324,890 3,924 $5,434 $94,638,740 10
82 Aug 12, 2005 Four Brothers $21,176,925 2,533 $8,360 $21,176,925 3
83 Aug 17, 2001 American Pie 2 $21,104,656 3,072 $6,870 $87,280,760 10
84 Aug 19, 2016 Suicide Squad $20,855,401 3,924 $5,315 $262,428,736 17
85 Aug 6, 1999 Runaway Bride $20,772,654 3,161 $6,572 $73,820,993 10
86 Aug 5, 2011 The Smurfs $20,702,415 3,395 $6,098 $75,904,246 10
87 Aug 11, 2006 Step Up $20,659,573 2,467 $8,374 $20,659,573 3
88 Aug 27, 2010 Takers $20,512,304 2,206 $9,298 $20,512,304 3
89 Aug 27, 2010 The Last Exorcism $20,366,613 2,874 $7,087 $20,366,613 3
90 Aug 5, 1994 Clear and Present Danger $20,348,017 2,378 $8,557 $28,810,146 5
91 Aug 27, 1999 The Sixth Sense $20,099,149 2,763 $7,274 $138,853,903 24
92 Aug 7, 2009 Julie & Julia $20,027,956 2,354 $8,508 $20,027,956 3
93 Aug 19, 2011 The Help $20,018,659 2,690 $7,442 $71,340,829 12
94 Aug 17, 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum $19,874,370 3,701 $5,370 $164,694,690 17
95 Aug 1, 1997 Spawn $19,738,749 2,536 $7,783 $21,210,131 4
96 Aug 1, 2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over $19,500,260 3,364 $5,797 $68,505,515 10
97 Aug 16, 2002 Signs $19,362,658 3,344 $5,790 $150,511,896 17
98 Aug 8, 1997 Conspiracy Theory $19,313,566 2,806 $6,883 $19,313,566 3
99 Aug 28, 2009 Inglourious Basterds $19,303,653 3,165 $6,099 $73,022,841 10
100 Aug 4, 2017 The Dark Tower $19,153,698 3,451 $5,550 $19,153,698 3

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.