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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 May 5, 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 4,347 $146,510,104
11 Jul 17, 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 4,325 $77,835,727
12 May 2, 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 4,324 $91,608,337
13 Apr 14, 2017 The Fate of the Furious 4,310 $98,786,705
14 Jun 17, 2016 Finding Dory 4,305 $135,060,273
15 Jul 10, 2015 Minions 4,301 $115,718,405
16 Jul 13, 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 4,285 $77,108,414
17 May 1, 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron 4,276 $191,271,109
18 May 26, 2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales 4,276 $62,606,000
19 Jun 12, 2015 Jurassic World 4,274 $208,806,270
20 May 23, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 4,260 $100,137,835
21 Jun 8, 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 4,258 $60,316,738
22 Aug 5, 2016 Suicide Squad 4,255 $133,682,248
23 May 3, 2013 Iron Man 3 4,253 $174,144,585
24 Jun 13, 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 4,253 $49,451,322
25 May 4, 2007 Spider-Man 3 4,252 $151,116,516
26 May 25, 2012 Men in Black 3 4,248 $54,592,779
27 Mar 25, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 4,242 $166,007,347
28 Jun 26, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 4,234 $108,966,307
29 Jun 27, 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction 4,233 $100,038,390
30 May 6, 2016 Captain America: Civil War 4,226 $179,139,142
31 Mar 17, 2017 Beauty and the Beast 4,210 $174,750,616
32 Jun 14, 2013 Man of Steel 4,207 $116,619,362
33 Nov 20, 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 4,175 $102,665,981
34 Jun 22, 2012 Brave 4,164 $66,323,594
35 May 21, 2004 Shrek 2 4,163 $108,037,878
36 Nov 22, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 4,163 $158,074,286
37 Dec 16, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 4,157 $155,081,681
38 May 20, 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 4,155 $90,151,958
39 Jul 2, 2004 Spider-Man 2 4,152 $88,156,227
40 Nov 21, 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 4,151 $121,897,634
41 May 27, 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse 4,150 $65,769,562
42 Nov 18, 2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 4,144 $74,403,387
43 Mar 23, 2012 The Hunger Games 4,137 $152,535,747
44 Dec 18, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens 4,134 $247,966,675
45 Jul 7, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 4,133 $135,634,554
46 May 27, 2005 Madagascar 4,131 $47,224,594
47 Nov 19, 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 4,125 $125,017,372
48 May 18, 2007 Shrek the Third 4,122 $121,629,270
49 Jun 24, 2011 Cars 2 4,115 $66,135,507
50 Jun 6, 2008 Kung Fu Panda 4,114 $60,239,130
51 May 2, 2008 Iron Man 4,105 $102,118,668
52 Mar 27, 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens 4,104 $59,321,095
53 May 1, 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine 4,099 $85,058,003
54 Jul 3, 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 4,099 $41,690,382
55 May 22, 2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian 4,096 $54,173,286
56 Jul 1, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 4,088 $97,852,865
57 Feb 10, 2017 The Lego Batman Movie 4,088 $53,003,468
58 Aug 1, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy 4,080 $94,320,883
59 Jun 3, 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows 4,071 $35,316,382
60 Mar 3, 2017 Logan 4,071 $88,411,916
61 Nov 16, 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 4,070 $141,067,634
62 Jun 24, 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence 4,068 $41,039,944
63 Jun 30, 2006 Superman Returns 4,065 $52,535,096
64 Nov 18, 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 4,061 $138,122,261
65 Nov 4, 2016 Trolls 4,060 $46,581,142
66 May 19, 2006 Over the Hedge 4,059 $38,457,003
67 Nov 7, 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 4,056 $63,106,589
68 Mar 26, 2010 How to Train Your Dragon 4,055 $43,732,319
69 May 5, 2006 Mission: Impossible III 4,054 $47,743,273
70 Mar 22, 2013 The Croods 4,046 $43,639,736
71 Dec 14, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 4,045 $84,617,303
72 Jun 18, 2010 Toy Story 3 4,028 $110,307,189
73 Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book 4,028 $103,261,464
74 Jul 29, 2016 Jason Bourne 4,026 $59,215,365
75 Nov 20, 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon 4,024 $142,839,137
76 Dec 23, 2016 Sing 4,022 $35,258,145
77 Oct 1, 2004 Shark Tale 4,016 $47,604,606
78 Jul 6, 2007 Transformers 4,011 $70,502,384
79 Aug 7, 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 4,007 $54,713,046
80 Jun 21, 2013 Monsters University 4,004 $82,429,469
81 Apr 3, 2015 Furious 7 4,003 $147,163,560
82 Sep 27, 2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 4,001 $34,017,930
83 Jul 5, 2013 Despicable Me 2 3,997 $84,227,980
84 May 23, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past 3,996 $90,823,660
85 Aug 7, 2015 Fantastic Four 3,995 $25,685,737
86 Jun 27, 2008 WALL-E 3,992 $63,087,526
87 Jul 22, 2016 Ice Age: Collision Course 3,992 $21,373,064
88 Jun 9, 2006 Cars 3,985 $60,119,509
89 May 22, 2015 Tomorrowland 3,972 $33,028,165
90 Jul 11, 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3,967 $72,611,427
91 Jul 4, 2008 Hancock 3,965 $62,603,879
92 Mar 31, 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown 3,964 $68,033,544
93 Jul 15, 2016 Ghostbusters 3,963 $46,018,755
94 Jun 15, 2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer 3,959 $58,051,684
95 Jul 31, 2015 Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation 3,956 $55,520,089
96 May 6, 2011 Thor 3,955 $65,723,338
97 Jan 29, 2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 3,955 $41,282,042
98 Mar 14, 2008 Horton Hears a Who 3,954 $45,012,998
99 Oct 28, 2011 Puss in Boots 3,952 $34,077,439
100 May 16, 2014 Godzilla 3,952 $93,188,384

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.