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Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office


See also: 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 July Weekend - Biggest Domestic August Weekend - Biggest Domestic September Weekend - Biggest Domestic October Weekend - Biggest Domestic December Day

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

Biggest Domestic November Weekend
Rank Date Movie Gross Theaters Per
Theater
Total
Gross
Days
1 Dec 18, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $247,966,675 4,134 $59,982 $247,966,675 3
2 Dec 16, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $155,081,681 4,157 $37,306 $155,081,681 3
3 Dec 25, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $149,202,860 4,134 $36,092 $540,058,914 10
4 Dec 14, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $84,617,303 4,045 $20,919 $84,617,303 3
5 Dec 14, 2007 I am Legend $77,211,321 3,606 $21,412 $77,211,321 3
6 Dec 18, 2009 Avatar $77,025,481 3,452 $22,313 $77,025,481 3
7 Dec 25, 2009 Avatar $75,617,133 3,456 $21,880 $212,711,184 10
8 Dec 13, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $73,645,197 3,903 $18,869 $73,645,197 3
9 Dec 19, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $72,629,713 3,703 $19,614 $124,100,534 5
10 Dec 9, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, t… $65,556,312 3,616 $18,130 $65,556,312 3
11 Dec 23, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $64,033,768 4,157 $15,404 $286,033,442 10
12 Dec 25, 2009 Sherlock Holmes $62,304,277 3,626 $17,183 $62,304,277 3
13 Dec 20, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $62,007,528 3,622 $17,120 $102,046,212 5
14 Dec 19, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Ar… $54,724,334 3,875 $14,122 $89,131,544 5
15 Dec 26, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $50,598,104 3,703 $13,664 $222,268,708 12
16 Dec 16, 2005 King Kong $50,130,145 3,568 $14,050 $66,181,645 5
17 Dec 30, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $49,609,002 4,157 $11,934 $424,987,707 17
18 Dec 27, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $48,875,549 3,622 $13,494 $200,058,231 12
19 Dec 25, 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $48,875,415 3,700 $13,210 $75,589,048 5
20 Dec 21, 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship… $47,211,490 3,359 $14,055 $74,368,000 5
21 Dec 24, 2004 Meet the Fockers $46,120,980 3,518 $13,110 $70,517,720 5
22 Dec 21, 2007 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets $44,783,772 3,832 $11,687 $44,783,772 3
23 Dec 14, 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $44,307,417 3,475 $12,750 $44,307,417 3
24 Dec 17, 2010 Tron: Legacy $44,026,211 3,451 $12,758 $44,026,211 3
25 Dec 30, 2016 Sing $42,896,330 4,029 $10,647 $166,497,820 12
26 Dec 31, 2004 Meet the Fockers $41,741,785 3,524 $11,845 $162,461,370 12
27 Dec 26, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Ar… $40,921,395 3,875 $10,560 $168,017,513 12
28 Dec 16, 2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows $39,637,079 3,703 $10,704 $39,637,079 3
29 Dec 10, 2004 Ocean's Twelve $39,153,380 3,290 $11,901 $39,153,380 3
30 Dec 25, 2015 Daddy’s Home $38,740,203 3,271 $11,844 $38,740,203 3
31 Dec 28, 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship… $38,695,582 3,359 $11,520 $174,119,499 12
32 Dec 7, 2001 Ocean's Eleven $38,107,822 3,075 $12,393 $38,107,822 3
33 Dec 21, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $36,888,365 4,100 $8,997 $150,041,265 10
34 Dec 29, 2006 Night at the Museum $36,766,905 3,768 $9,758 $115,822,154 10
35 Dec 28, 2007 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets $36,672,708 3,832 $9,570 $125,075,411 10
36 Dec 26, 2008 Marley & Me $36,357,586 3,480 $10,448 $50,738,566 4
37 Dec 26, 1997 Titanic $35,455,673 2,711 $13,078 $88,425,009 10
38 Dec 23, 2016 Sing $35,258,145 4,022 $8,766 $55,870,785 5
39 Dec 15, 2000 What Women Want $33,614,543 3,012 $11,160 $33,614,543 3
40 Dec 21, 2007 I am Legend $33,503,201 3,620 $9,255 $136,768,494 10
41 Dec 12, 1997 Scream 2 $32,926,342 2,663 $12,364 $32,926,342 3
42 Dec 28, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $31,926,068 4,100 $7,787 $221,626,882 17
43 Dec 16, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, t… $31,837,683 3,680 $8,652 $113,169,644 10
44 Dec 6, 2013 Frozen $31,616,230 3,742 $8,449 $134,253,666 17
45 Dec 20, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $31,505,278 3,928 $8,021 $127,550,695 10
46 Dec 26, 2014 Into the Woods $31,051,923 2,440 $12,726 $46,141,663 4
47 Dec 29, 2000 Cast Away $30,977,869 2,929 $10,576 $109,689,440 10
48 Dec 24, 2010 Little Fockers $30,833,665 3,536 $8,720 $45,083,800 5
49 Dec 26, 2014 Unbroken $30,621,445 3,131 $9,780 $46,055,845 4
50 Dec 12, 2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still $30,480,153 3,560 $8,562 $30,480,153 3
51 Dec 22, 2006 Night at the Museum $30,433,781 3,685 $8,259 $30,433,781 3
52 Dec 28, 2012 Django Unchained $30,122,888 3,010 $10,008 $63,443,153 6
53 Dec 27, 2002 Catch Me if You Can $30,082,000 3,156 $9,532 $48,680,000 5
54 Dec 17, 2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortun… $30,061,756 3,620 $8,304 $30,061,756 3
55 Dec 23, 2011 Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol $29,556,629 3,448 $8,572 $61,993,090 10
56 Dec 30, 2011 Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol $29,421,879 3,455 $8,516 $132,406,086 17
57 Dec 27, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $29,031,732 3,928 $7,391 $189,501,278 17
58 Dec 28, 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $29,029,898 3,484 $8,332 $141,404,467 17
59 Dec 22, 2000 Cast Away $28,883,406 2,774 $10,412 $28,883,406 3
60 Dec 19, 1997 Titanic $28,638,131 2,674 $10,710 $28,638,131 3
61 Dec 27, 2013 Frozen $28,596,319 3,335 $8,575 $248,117,795 38
62 Dec 2, 2016 Moana $28,270,989 3,875 $7,296 $119,786,319 12
63 Dec 21, 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $28,179,556 3,499 $8,054 $84,046,353 10
64 Dec 3, 1999 Toy Story 2 $27,760,276 3,238 $8,573 $116,781,392 17
65 Dec 26, 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen $27,557,647 3,298 $8,356 $35,397,241 4
66 Dec 26, 2008 Bedtime Stories $27,450,296 3,681 $7,457 $38,029,113 4
67 Dec 28, 2007 I am Legend $27,414,467 3,636 $7,540 $194,489,704 17
68 Dec 28, 2012 Les Miserables $27,281,735 2,814 $9,695 $66,720,160 6
69 Dec 1, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $27,096,630 3,138 $8,635 $171,996,090 17
70 Dec 26, 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button $26,853,816 2,988 $8,987 $38,725,647 4
71 Dec 15, 2006 The Pursuit of Happyness $26,541,709 2,852 $9,306 $26,541,709 3
72 Dec 20, 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues $26,232,425 3,507 $7,480 $39,456,068 5
73 Dec 6, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $26,185,886 4,163 $6,290 $335,850,842 17
74 Dec 7, 2007 The Golden Compass $25,783,232 3,528 $7,308 $25,783,232 3
75 Dec 31, 2010 Little Fockers $25,766,485 3,554 $7,250 $102,576,190 12
76 Dec 30, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, t… $25,686,555 3,853 $6,667 $217,677,877 24
77 Dec 25, 1998 Patch Adams $25,262,280 2,712 $9,315 $25,262,280 3
78 Dec 28, 1990 Home Alone $25,148,406 2,141 $11,746 $152,103,249 45
79 Dec 19, 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies $25,143,007 2,807 $8,957 $25,143,007 3
80 Dec 14, 2001 Vanilla Sky $25,015,518 2,742 $9,123 $25,015,518 3
81 Dec 24, 2010 True Grit $24,830,443 3,047 $8,149 $36,041,062 5
82 Dec 30, 2005 King Kong $24,772,410 3,627 $6,830 $168,505,310 19
83 Dec 31, 2010 True Grit $24,416,515 3,083 $7,920 $86,670,382 12
84 Dec 5, 2003 The Last Samurai $24,271,354 2,908 $8,346 $24,271,354 3
85 Dec 11, 2009 The Princess and the Frog $24,208,916 3,434 $7,050 $27,088,786 19
86 Dec 12, 2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings $24,115,934 3,503 $6,884 $24,115,934 3
87 Dec 10, 2010 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage … $24,005,069 3,555 $6,752 $24,005,069 3
88 Dec 16, 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked $23,244,744 3,723 $6,244 $23,244,744 3
89 Dec 15, 2006 Eragon $23,239,907 3,020 $7,695 $23,239,907 3
90 Dec 13, 2013 Frozen $22,568,138 3,716 $6,073 $164,772,211 24
91 Dec 25, 2009 It’s Complicated $22,100,820 2,887 $7,655 $22,100,820 3
92 Dec 14, 2001 Ocean's Eleven $22,076,664 3,075 $7,179 $72,306,190 10
93 Dec 11, 1998 Star Trek: Insurrection $22,052,836 2,620 $8,417 $22,052,836 3
94 Dec 5, 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 $22,026,762 4,054 $5,433 $258,153,593 17
95 Dec 22, 2000 What Women Want $21,632,466 3,044 $7,107 $70,199,545 10
96 Dec 3, 2010 Tangled $21,608,891 3,603 $5,997 $96,570,812 12
97 Dec 23, 2005 King Kong $21,259,320 3,576 $5,945 $108,582,050 12
98 Dec 26, 2008 Valkyrie $21,027,007 2,711 $7,756 $29,520,979 4
99 Dec 30, 2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows $20,881,420 3,703 $5,639 $130,903,746 17
100 Dec 29, 2000 What Women Want $20,834,205 3,046 $6,840 $115,761,883 17

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.