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Biggest Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Original Screenplay Movies


See also: Top Original Screenplay Domestic - Top Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Weekend Domestic - Top Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Weekend Domestic - Top Based on TV Weekend Domestic - Top Remake Weekend Domestic - Top Based on Real Life Events Weekend Domestic - Top Based on Factual Book/Article Weekend Domestic - Top Based on Play Weekend Domestic - Top Original Screenplay Day Domestic

This chart contains the top 100 Domestic Weekends of Original Screenplay movies.

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 25, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $149,202,860 4,134 $36,092 $540,058,914 10
3 Apr 3, 2015 Furious 7 $147,163,560 4,003 $36,763 $147,163,560 3
4 Jun 17, 2016 Finding Dory $135,060,273 4,305 $31,373 $135,060,273 3
5 Jun 18, 2010 Toy Story 3 $110,307,189 4,028 $27,385 $110,307,189 3
6 May 20, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $108,435,841 3,661 $29,619 $158,449,700 4
7 Jul 8, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets $104,352,905 4,370 $23,879 $104,352,905 3
8 May 23, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the … $100,137,835 4,260 $23,507 $125,178,907 4
9 Apr 14, 2017 The Fate of the Furious $98,786,705 4,310 $22,920 $98,786,705 3
10 May 16, 2003 The Matrix Reloaded $91,774,413 3,603 $25,472 $134,282,716 4
11 Jun 19, 2015 Inside Out $90,440,272 3,946 $22,919 $90,440,272 3
12 Jan 1, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $90,241,673 4,134 $21,829 $742,208,942 17
13 May 27, 2011 The Hangover Part II $85,946,294 3,615 $23,775 $117,556,661 4
14 Jul 5, 2013 Despicable Me 2 $84,227,980 3,997 $21,073 $143,074,960 6
15 Jun 21, 2013 Monsters University $82,429,469 4,004 $20,587 $82,429,469 3
16 May 17, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $80,027,814 3,161 $25,317 $110,169,231 4
17 Dec 18, 2009 Avatar $77,025,481 3,452 $22,313 $77,025,481 3
18 Dec 25, 2009 Avatar $75,617,133 3,456 $21,880 $212,711,184 10
19 Mar 4, 2016 Zootopia $75,063,401 3,827 $19,614 $75,063,401 3
20 Jul 26, 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember $73,071,188 3,613 $20,225 $76,624,907 4
21 Jun 24, 2016 Finding Dory $72,959,954 4,305 $16,948 $286,277,856 10
22 Nov 5, 2004 The Incredibles $70,467,623 3,933 $17,917 $70,467,623 3
23 May 30, 2003 Finding Nemo $70,251,710 3,374 $20,821 $70,251,710 3
24 Jan 1, 2010 Avatar $68,490,688 3,461 $19,789 $352,114,898 17
25 May 29, 2009 Up $68,108,790 3,766 $18,085 $68,108,790 3
26 Mar 31, 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown $68,033,544 3,964 $17,163 $68,033,544 3
27 May 23, 2003 Bruce Almighty $67,953,330 3,483 $19,510 $67,953,330 3
28 Aug 3, 2001 Rush Hour 2 $67,408,222 3,118 $21,619 $67,408,222 3
29 Jun 22, 2012 Brave $66,323,594 4,164 $15,928 $66,323,594 3
30 Jun 24, 2011 Cars 2 $66,135,507 4,115 $16,072 $66,135,507 3
31 Nov 13, 2009 2012 $65,237,614 3,404 $19,165 $65,237,614 3
32 May 21, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $64,810,970 2,970 $21,822 $105,661,237 5
33 Nov 7, 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa $63,106,589 4,056 $15,559 $63,106,589 3
34 Jun 27, 2008 WALL-E $63,087,526 3,992 $15,803 $63,087,526 3
35 Jul 16, 2010 Inception $62,785,337 3,792 $16,557 $62,785,337 3
36 Jul 4, 2008 Hancock $62,603,879 3,965 $15,789 $103,877,446 5
37 Nov 2, 2001 Monsters, Inc. $62,577,067 3,237 $19,332 $62,577,067 3
38 Mar 10, 2017 Kong: Skull Island $61,025,472 3,846 $15,867 $61,025,472 3
39 Jun 8, 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted $60,316,738 4,258 $14,166 $60,316,738 3
40 Jun 6, 2008 Kung Fu Panda $60,239,130 4,114 $14,642 $60,239,130 3
41 Jun 9, 2006 Cars $60,119,509 3,985 $15,086 $60,119,509 3
42 Aug 2, 2002 Signs $60,116,619 3,264 $18,418 $60,116,619 3
43 Apr 10, 2015 Furious 7 $59,585,930 4,022 $14,815 $251,516,400 10
44 Jun 25, 2010 Toy Story 3 $59,337,669 4,028 $14,731 $226,889,351 10
45 Nov 26, 1999 Toy Story 2 $57,388,839 3,236 $17,734 $80,481,962 10
46 Nov 25, 2016 Moana $56,631,401 3,875 $14,615 $82,080,274 5
47 Jul 9, 2010 Despicable Me $56,397,125 3,476 $16,225 $56,397,125 3
48 Feb 12, 2010 Valentine's Day $56,260,707 3,665 $15,351 $56,260,707 3
49 Nov 7, 2014 Big Hero 6 $56,215,889 3,761 $14,947 $56,215,889 3
50 Oct 4, 2013 Gravity $55,785,112 3,575 $15,604 $55,785,112 3
51 May 27, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $55,205,972 3,663 $15,071 $255,648,711 11
52 Jun 11, 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me $54,917,604 3,312 $16,581 $57,442,682 4
53 May 29, 2015 San Andreas $54,588,173 3,777 $14,453 $54,588,173 3
54 Jun 29, 2012 Ted $54,415,205 3,239 $16,800 $54,415,205 3
55 Jun 16, 2017 Cars 3 $53,688,680 4,256 $12,615 $53,688,680 3
56 Jun 16, 1995 Batman Forever $52,784,433 2,842 $18,573 $52,784,433 3
57 Oct 21, 2011 Paranormal Activity 3 $52,568,183 3,321 $15,829 $52,568,183 3
58 Jun 26, 2015 Inside Out $52,323,354 4,132 $12,663 $185,140,364 10
59 May 7, 2004 Van Helsing $51,748,040 3,575 $14,475 $51,748,040 3
60 May 28, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $51,399,863 3,022 $17,009 $191,405,863 12
61 Mar 11, 2016 Zootopia $51,339,887 3,827 $13,415 $143,955,013 10
62 Nov 8, 2002 8 Mile $51,240,555 2,470 $20,745 $51,240,555 3
63 Jun 8, 2012 Prometheus $51,050,101 3,396 $15,032 $51,050,101 3
64 Jul 15, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets $50,838,355 4,381 $11,604 $203,426,220 10
65 Jul 30, 2004 The Village $50,746,142 3,730 $13,605 $50,746,142 3
66 Jun 10, 2005 Mr. and Mrs. Smith $50,342,878 3,424 $14,703 $50,342,878 3
67 Jan 8, 2010 Avatar $50,306,217 3,422 $14,701 $430,846,514 24
68 Nov 12, 2004 The Incredibles $50,251,359 3,933 $12,777 $143,255,844 10
69 Jul 5, 1996 Independence Day $50,228,264 2,882 $17,428 $96,102,252 5
70 Oct 5, 2012 Taken 2 $49,514,769 3,661 $13,525 $49,514,769 3
71 Jun 13, 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 $49,451,322 4,253 $11,627 $49,451,322 3
72 Aug 10, 2007 Rush Hour 3 $49,100,158 3,778 $12,996 $49,100,158 3
73 Nov 2, 2012 Wreck-It Ralph $49,038,712 3,752 $13,070 $49,038,712 3
74 May 9, 2014 Neighbors $49,033,915 3,279 $14,954 $49,033,915 3
75 Nov 7, 2003 The Matrix Revolutions $48,475,154 3,502 $13,842 $83,790,000 5
76 Sep 25, 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 $48,464,322 3,754 $12,910 $48,464,322 3
77 Oct 24, 2003 Scary Movie 3 $48,113,770 3,505 $13,727 $48,113,770 3
78 May 24, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $47,880,532 3,161 $15,147 $189,186,353 11
79 May 27, 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 $47,656,302 3,925 $12,142 $53,460,431 4
80 Oct 1, 2004 Shark Tale $47,604,606 4,016 $11,854 $47,604,606 3
81 Nov 7, 2014 Interstellar $47,510,360 3,561 $13,342 $49,661,813 5
82 May 27, 2005 Madagascar $47,224,594 4,131 $11,432 $47,224,594 3
83 Aug 4, 2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky… $47,042,215 3,803 $12,370 $47,042,215 3
84 Jun 29, 2007 Ratatouille $47,027,395 3,940 $11,936 $47,027,395 3
85 Jul 13, 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift $46,629,259 3,881 $12,015 $46,629,259 3
86 Jun 6, 2003 Finding Nemo $46,589,649 3,391 $13,739 $144,043,789 10
87 Jul 18, 2003 Bad Boys II $46,522,560 3,186 $14,602 $46,522,560 3
88 Mar 15, 2002 Ice Age $46,312,454 3,316 $13,966 $46,312,454 3
89 Dec 24, 2004 Meet the Fockers $46,120,980 3,518 $13,110 $70,517,720 5
90 Nov 5, 2010 Megamind $46,016,833 3,944 $11,668 $46,016,833 3
91 Jun 19, 1992 Batman Returns $45,687,710 2,644 $17,280 $45,687,710 3
92 Jun 28, 2013 Monsters University $45,607,745 4,004 $11,391 $170,433,193 10
93 Nov 9, 2001 Monsters, Inc. $45,551,028 3,269 $13,934 $122,150,373 10
94 May 15, 2015 Mad Max: Fury Road $45,428,128 3,702 $12,271 $45,428,128 3
95 Aug 10, 2001 American Pie 2 $45,117,985 3,063 $14,730 $45,117,985 3
96 Jun 5, 2009 The Hangover $44,979,319 3,269 $13,759 $44,979,319 3
97 Dec 21, 2007 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets $44,783,772 3,832 $11,687 $44,783,772 3
98 May 30, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the … $44,754,615 4,264 $10,496 $215,635,899 11
99 Aug 9, 2002 xXx $44,506,103 3,374 $13,191 $44,506,103 3
100 Jun 5, 2009 Up $44,138,266 3,818 $11,561 $137,210,701 10

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.