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Biggest 40th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office



Other Domestic Weekend records: Biggest Domestic Weekend - Biggest Domestic Overall Weekend - Smallest Domestic Overall Weekend - Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend

This chart contains figures for the biggest 40th Weekends at the Domestic Box Office.

Biggest Domestic 39th Weekend Biggest Domestic 41st Weekend
Rank Date Movie Gross Theaters Per
Theater
Total
Gross
Week
1 Jan 17, 2003 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $2,173,330 1,171 $1,856 $234,268,965 40
2 Apr 7, 1995 Forrest Gump $1,704,996 1,125 $1,516 $323,602,990 40
3 Mar 12, 1982 Raiders of the Lost Ark $1,243,988 633 $1,965 $196,614,672 40
4 Feb 23, 1996 Braveheart $1,007,119 611 $1,648 $70,260,658 40
5 Feb 24, 1978 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope $759,126 144 $5,272 $209,760,454 40
6 Mar 11, 1983 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial $749,684 441 $1,700 $341,705,684 40
7 Mar 15, 1996 Il Postino $729,550 347 $2,102 $15,250,703 40
8 Dec 4, 1998 Everest $445,380 61 $7,301 $53,472,864 40
9 Apr 29, 1983 An Officer and a Gentleman $438,974 308 $1,425 $125,526,007 40
10 Apr 23, 1999 Saving Private Ryan $431,753 627 $689 $214,955,470 40
11 Jun 25, 1982 Chariots of Fire $377,647 320 $1,180 $53,561,403 40
12 Jul 23, 1999 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous $331,783 37 $8,967 $19,074,181 40
13 Apr 12, 1985 The Gods Must Be Crazy $322,568 95 $3,395 $9,157,225 40
14 Nov 5, 2004 What the #$'! Do We Know $312,611 143 $2,186 $7,684,477 40
15 Sep 17, 2010 Avatar $238,180 129 $1,846 $760,083,041 40
16 Jul 4, 2008 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure $201,315 45 $4,474 $15,231,238 40
17 Aug 15, 1997 The English Patient $165,173 318 $519 $78,258,295 40
18 Mar 1, 2002 Le pacte des loups $159,605 137 $1,165 $10,517,793 40
19 Jan 17, 2003 Space Station $142,905 42 $3,403 $31,138,395 40
20 Jul 19, 1996 Across The Sea of Time $128,016 4 $32,004 $4,589,863 40
21 Oct 2, 1987 Maurice $127,168 7 $18,167 $304,987 40
22 Nov 9, 2001 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure $122,242 15 $8,149 $4,904,153 40
23 Jun 21, 1985 Amadeus $115,084 103 $1,117 $50,706,016 40
24 Jul 14, 1995 Pulp Fiction $112,259 268 $419 $107,441,566 40
25 Jul 28, 2000 Galapagos $110,895 8 $13,862 $5,963,662 40
26 Feb 6, 2004 Les invasions barbares $109,553 56 $1,956 $1,117,128 40
27 Dec 17, 2010 Hubble 3D $101,166 56 $1,807 $19,351,723 40
28 Feb 25, 2011 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric … $95,141 13 $7,319 $1,307,371 40
29 Apr 10, 1998 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun $93,118 9 $10,346 $5,017,698 40
30 Jan 19, 1996 Wings of Courage $89,889 9 $9,988 $5,060,100 40
31 Sep 24, 2010 Flickan som lekte med elden $85,290 111 $768 $8,747,682 40
32 Jun 23, 2006 Magnificent Desolation $83,268 17 $4,898 $12,594,754 40
33 Jan 6, 2012 Born to be Wild 3D $82,992 45 $1,844 $15,322,825 40
34 Nov 13, 2009 Under the Sea 3D $74,118 30 $2,471 $18,640,771 40
35 Jan 18, 2013 To the Arctic 3D $73,623 52 $1,416 $10,860,831 40
36 Feb 24, 1984 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi $71,546 67 $1,068 $252,212,411 40
37 Apr 9, 2004 Grande Seduction, La $70,181 12 $5,848 $8,830,602 40
38 Jul 6, 2001 Cyberworld 3D $69,209 21 $3,296 $8,823,503 40
39 Sep 29, 2000 Fantasia 2000 (IMAX) $68,859 30 $2,295 $50,433,962 40
40 Aug 2, 2002 Monsters, Inc. $67,470 123 $549 $255,352,147 40
41 Dec 1, 2006 Deep Sea 3D $66,286 26 $2,549 $21,356,086 40
42 Aug 29, 2014 Journey to the South Pacific $63,950 17 $3,762 $4,597,878 40
43 Nov 24, 2000 Wonder Boys $63,884 12 $5,324 $19,045,347 40
44 Feb 2, 2001 Michael Jordan to the MAX $62,220 14 $4,444 $14,853,180 40
45 Jan 28, 2000 Island of the Sharks $61,083 7 $8,726 $5,645,665 40
46 Feb 2, 2001 Cirque du Soleil - Journey of Man $59,646 17 $3,509 $9,146,515 40
47 Jan 6, 2006 Wild Safari 3D $48,692 12 $4,058 $6,801,647 40
48 Jun 30, 2000 Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impos… $47,181 13 $3,629 $3,778,391 40
49 Mar 28, 2003 Rivers and Tides $44,816 15 $2,988 $1,240,140 40
50 Jan 3, 1997 Wallace & Gromit $42,555 17 $2,503 $959,699 40
51 Jun 20, 1997 When The Cat's Away $40,903 2 $20,452 $247,804 40
52 Nov 26, 1999 Wolves $40,093 13 $3,084 $2,618,031 40
53 Mar 7, 2008 La Môme $38,841 31 $1,253 $10,189,568 40
54 May 5, 2000 The Sixth Sense $35,943 91 $395 $293,476,912 40
55 Jan 2, 2015 Island of Lemurs: Madagascar $35,389 40 $885 $8,482,629 40
56 Dec 24, 1999 Extreme $31,258 13 $2,404 $6,861,660 40
57 Aug 25, 2006 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont $31,079 15 $2,072 $1,343,695 40
58 Oct 27, 2006 Roving Mars $28,732 21 $1,368 $4,934,773 40
59 Mar 17, 1995 The Lion King $28,144 86 $327 $312,803,512 40
60 Jun 13, 2014 Jerusalem $25,393 15 $1,693 $4,434,488 40
61 Nov 14, 2008 Dolphins and Whales Tribes of the Oce… $23,106 11 $2,101 $5,055,805 40
62 Oct 26, 2001 Escanaba in Da Moonlight $22,663 24 $944 $2,246,554 40
63 Dec 11, 1992 Howards End $22,431 33 $680 $15,972,725 40
64 Jun 7, 1985 The Brother from Another Planet $22,236 6 $3,706 $3,162,690 40
65 Jul 19, 1985 Stop Making Sense $21,815 19 $1,148 $4,661,771 40
66 Dec 12, 2003 Bugs! $18,782 17 $1,105 $4,230,484 40
67 Oct 28, 2005 Aliens of the Deep $18,520 18 $1,029 $7,418,324 40
68 Oct 15, 2004 The Corporation $18,287 21 $871 $1,805,104 40
69 May 15, 2009 Fly Me To the Moon $18,260 6 $3,043 $13,752,637 40
70 Jul 3, 2015 Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fön… $17,369 23 $755 $912,551 40
71 Oct 13, 2000 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg $16,796 21 $800 $1,638,918 40
72 Apr 2, 1999 Mark Twain's America 3D $16,282 4 $4,071 $1,315,427 40
73 Dec 10, 2004 NASCAR: The IMAX Experience $14,752 20 $738 $19,439,332 40
74 Sep 18, 1998 Titanic $14,003 49 $286 $600,779,824 40
75 May 6, 2005 Saints and Soldiers $13,814 12 $1,151 $1,292,427 40
76 Dec 10, 1999 Wildfire: Feel The Heat $13,453 9 $1,495 $1,447,937 40
77 Jun 22, 2001 Left Luggage $12,716 7 $1,817 $1,113,208 40
78 Jan 28, 2011 Luftslottet som sprängdes $12,185 22 $554 $5,407,311 40
79 Nov 30, 2001 Haunted Castle $12,166 6 $2,028 $3,297,670 40
80 Jan 9, 2004 Ghosts of the Abyss $11,591 6 $1,932 $15,301,687 40
81 Mar 9, 2001 Catfish in Black Bean Sauce $11,283 5 $2,257 $1,315,573 40
82 Feb 15, 2002 Moulin Rouge $11,087 11 $1,008 $57,185,390 40
83 May 4, 2001 I'm the One That I Want $10,678 4 $2,670 $996,390 40
84 Mar 2, 2012 Les femmes du 6ème étage $10,576 6 $1,763 $631,932 40
85 May 16, 2008 Sukkar banat $10,418 12 $868 $1,008,545 40
86 Nov 26, 1999 Encounter in the Third Dimension $10,039 5 $2,008 $4,204,474 40
87 Mar 14, 2014 20 Feet From Stardom $9,853 18 $547 $4,929,609 40
88 May 11, 2007 La Tourneuse de Pages $9,845 11 $895 $184,611 40
89 Feb 17, 2012 Midnight in Paris $9,791 16 $612 $56,553,416 40
90 Jun 12, 2009 Enlighten Up! $9,558 6 $1,593 $207,677 40
91 Mar 11, 2011 Les amours imaginaires $9,002 6 $1,500 $32,003 40
92 Oct 24, 2008 U2 3D $8,872 8 $1,109 $9,593,061 40
93 Oct 17, 2003 Cidade de Deus $7,568 3 $2,523 $4,676,802 40
94 Jun 9, 1995 Arizona Dream $6,887 1 $6,887 $9,733 40
95 Jan 12, 2001 Alien Adventure $6,350 2 $3,175 $3,287,725 40
96 Jun 20, 2003 Apollo 13 (IMAX) $6,234 3 $2,078 $1,599,792 40
97 Dec 28, 2001 Himalaya - l'enfance d'un chef $6,208 4 $1,552 $2,389,475 40
98 Apr 26, 2013 Searching for Sugar Man $5,287 8 $661 $3,648,145 40
99 Apr 26, 2002 China: The Panda Adventure $5,232 4 $1,308 $2,251,061 40
100 Jul 22, 2005 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela $4,967 3 $1,656 $317,374 40

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.