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Widest Opening Weekend


See also: Never No. 1 Domestic - Never Wide Domestic

This chart contains figures for the top 100 movies playing in most theaters during their opening weekend.

Rank Date Movie Theaters Weekend Gross
1 Jul 2, 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 4,468 $64,832,191
2 Jul 20, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises 4,404 $160,887,295
3 May 7, 2010 Iron Man 2 4,380 $128,122,480
4 Jul 15, 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II 4,375 $169,189,427
5 Jul 8, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets 4,370 $104,352,905
6 Jul 18, 2008 The Dark Knight 4,366 $158,411,483
7 May 25, 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End 4,362 $114,732,820
8 May 21, 2010 Shrek Forever After 4,359 $70,838,207
9 May 4, 2012 The Avengers 4,349 $207,438,708
10 Jul 17, 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 4,325 $77,835,727
11 May 2, 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 4,324 $91,608,337
12 Jun 17, 2016 Finding Dory 4,305 $135,060,273
13 Jul 10, 2015 Minions 4,301 $115,718,405
14 Jul 13, 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 4,285 $77,108,414
15 May 1, 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron 4,276 $191,271,109
16 Jun 12, 2015 Jurassic World 4,274 $208,806,270
17 May 23, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 4,260 $100,137,835
18 Jun 8, 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 4,258 $60,316,738
19 Aug 5, 2016 Suicide Squad 4,255 $133,682,248
20 May 3, 2013 Iron Man 3 4,253 $174,144,585
21 Jun 13, 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 4,253 $49,451,322
22 May 4, 2007 Spider-Man 3 4,252 $151,116,516
23 May 25, 2012 Men in Black 3 4,248 $54,592,779
24 Mar 25, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 4,242 $166,007,347
25 Jun 26, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 4,234 $108,966,307
26 Jun 27, 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction 4,233 $100,038,390
27 May 6, 2016 Captain America: Civil War 4,226 $179,139,142
28 Jun 14, 2013 Man of Steel 4,207 $116,619,362
29 Nov 20, 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 4,175 $102,665,981
30 Jun 22, 2012 Brave 4,164 $66,323,594
31 May 21, 2004 Shrek 2 4,163 $108,037,878
32 Nov 22, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 4,163 $158,074,286
33 Dec 16, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 4,157 $155,081,681
34 May 20, 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 4,155 $90,151,958
35 Jul 2, 2004 Spider-Man 2 4,152 $88,156,227
36 Nov 21, 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 4,151 $121,897,634
37 May 27, 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse 4,150 $65,769,562
38 Nov 18, 2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 4,144 $74,403,387
39 Mar 23, 2012 The Hunger Games 4,137 $152,535,747
40 Dec 18, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens 4,134 $247,966,675
41 Jul 7, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 4,133 $135,634,554
42 May 27, 2005 Madagascar 4,131 $47,224,594
43 Nov 19, 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 4,125 $125,017,372
44 May 18, 2007 Shrek the Third 4,122 $121,629,270
45 Jun 24, 2011 Cars 2 4,115 $66,135,507
46 Jun 6, 2008 Kung Fu Panda 4,114 $60,239,130
47 May 2, 2008 Iron Man 4,105 $102,118,668
48 Mar 27, 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens 4,104 $59,321,095
49 May 1, 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine 4,099 $85,058,003
50 Jul 3, 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 4,099 $41,690,382
51 May 22, 2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian 4,096 $54,173,286
52 Jul 1, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 4,088 $97,852,865
53 Feb 10, 2017 The Lego Batman Movie 4,088 $53,003,468
54 Aug 1, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy 4,080 $94,320,883
55 Jun 3, 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows 4,071 $35,316,382
56 Nov 16, 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 4,070 $141,067,634
57 Jun 24, 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence 4,068 $41,039,944
58 Jun 30, 2006 Superman Returns 4,065 $52,535,096
59 Nov 18, 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 4,061 $138,122,261
60 Nov 4, 2016 Trolls 4,060 $46,581,142
61 May 19, 2006 Over the Hedge 4,059 $38,457,003
62 Nov 7, 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 4,056 $63,106,589
63 Mar 26, 2010 How to Train Your Dragon 4,055 $43,732,319
64 May 5, 2006 Mission: Impossible III 4,054 $47,743,273
65 Mar 22, 2013 The Croods 4,046 $43,639,736
66 Dec 14, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 4,045 $84,617,303
67 Jun 18, 2010 Toy Story 3 4,028 $110,307,189
68 Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book 4,028 $103,261,464
69 Jul 29, 2016 Jason Bourne 4,026 $59,215,365
70 Nov 20, 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon 4,024 $142,839,137
71 Dec 23, 2016 Sing 4,022 $35,258,145
72 Oct 1, 2004 Shark Tale 4,016 $47,604,606
73 Jul 6, 2007 Transformers 4,011 $70,502,384
74 Aug 7, 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 4,007 $54,713,046
75 Jun 21, 2013 Monsters University 4,004 $82,429,469
76 Apr 3, 2015 Furious 7 4,003 $147,163,560
77 Sep 27, 2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 4,001 $34,017,930
78 Jul 5, 2013 Despicable Me 2 3,997 $84,227,980
79 May 23, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past 3,996 $90,823,660
80 Aug 7, 2015 Fantastic Four 3,995 $25,685,737
81 Jun 27, 2008 WALL-E 3,992 $63,087,526
82 Jul 22, 2016 Ice Age: Collision Course 3,992 $21,373,064
83 Jun 9, 2006 Cars 3,985 $60,119,509
84 May 22, 2015 Tomorrowland 3,972 $33,028,165
85 Jul 11, 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3,967 $72,611,427
86 Jul 4, 2008 Hancock 3,965 $62,603,879
87 Mar 31, 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown 3,964 $68,033,544
88 Jul 15, 2016 Ghostbusters 3,963 $46,018,755
89 Jun 15, 2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer 3,959 $58,051,684
90 Jul 31, 2015 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation 3,956 $55,520,089
91 May 6, 2011 Thor 3,955 $65,723,338
92 Jan 29, 2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 3,955 $41,282,042
93 Mar 14, 2008 Horton Hears a Who 3,954 $45,012,998
94 Oct 28, 2011 Puss in Boots 3,952 $34,077,439
95 May 16, 2014 Godzilla 3,952 $93,188,384
96 Apr 11, 2014 Rio 2 3,948 $39,327,869
97 May 30, 2014 Maleficent 3,948 $69,431,298
98 Jun 19, 2015 Inside Out 3,946 $90,440,272
99 Nov 5, 2010 Megamind 3,944 $46,016,833
100 Jun 29, 2007 Ratatouille 3,940 $47,027,395

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.