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Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office


See also: Biggest Domestic Weekend - Biggest Domestic Overall Weekend - Smallest Domestic Overall Weekend

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

Biggest Domestic 2nd 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 Jun 12, 2015 Jurassic World $208,806,270 4,274 $48,855 $208,806,270 3
3 May 4, 2012 The Avengers $207,438,708 4,349 $47,698 $207,438,708 3
4 May 1, 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron $191,271,109 4,276 $44,731 $191,271,109 3
5 May 6, 2016 Captain America: Civil War $179,139,142 4,226 $42,390 $179,139,142 3
6 Mar 17, 2017 Beauty and the Beast $174,750,616 4,210 $41,508 $174,750,616 3
7 May 3, 2013 Iron Man 3 $174,144,585 4,253 $40,946 $174,144,585 3
8 Jul 15, 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $169,189,427 4,375 $38,672 $169,189,427 3
9 Mar 25, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice $166,007,347 4,242 $39,134 $166,007,347 3
10 Jul 20, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises $160,887,295 4,404 $36,532 $160,887,295 3
11 Jul 18, 2008 The Dark Knight $158,411,483 4,366 $36,283 $158,411,483 3
12 Nov 22, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $158,074,286 4,163 $37,971 $158,074,286 3
13 Dec 16, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $155,081,681 4,157 $37,306 $155,081,681 3
14 Mar 23, 2012 The Hunger Games $152,535,747 4,137 $36,871 $152,535,747 3
15 May 4, 2007 Spider-Man 3 $151,116,516 4,252 $35,540 $151,116,516 3
16 Apr 3, 2015 Furious 7 $147,163,560 4,003 $36,763 $147,163,560 3
17 May 5, 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 $146,510,104 4,347 $33,704 $146,510,104 3
18 Nov 20, 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon $142,839,137 4,024 $35,497 $142,839,137 3
19 Nov 16, 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 $141,067,634 4,070 $34,660 $141,067,634 4
20 Nov 18, 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 $138,122,261 4,061 $34,012 $138,122,261 3
21 Jul 7, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’… $135,634,554 4,133 $32,817 $135,634,554 3
22 Jun 17, 2016 Finding Dory $135,060,273 4,305 $31,373 $135,060,273 3
23 Aug 5, 2016 Suicide Squad $133,682,248 4,255 $31,418 $133,682,248 3
24 Feb 12, 2016 Deadpool $132,434,639 3,558 $37,222 $132,434,639 3
25 May 7, 2010 Iron Man 2 $128,122,480 4,380 $29,252 $128,122,480 3
26 Nov 19, 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $125,017,372 4,125 $30,307 $125,017,372 3
27 Nov 21, 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 $121,897,634 4,151 $29,366 $121,897,634 3
28 May 18, 2007 Shrek the Third $121,629,270 4,122 $29,507 $122,536,609 3
29 Jun 14, 2013 Man of Steel $116,619,362 4,207 $27,720 $128,681,486 3
30 Mar 5, 2010 Alice in Wonderland $116,101,023 3,728 $31,143 $116,101,023 3
31 Jul 10, 2015 Minions $115,718,405 4,301 $26,905 $115,718,405 3
32 May 3, 2002 Spider-Man $114,844,116 3,615 $31,769 $114,844,116 3
33 May 25, 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’… $114,732,820 4,362 $26,303 $127,972,864 3
34 Jun 18, 2010 Toy Story 3 $110,307,189 4,028 $27,385 $110,307,189 3
35 Jun 26, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $108,966,307 4,234 $25,736 $200,077,255 5
36 May 20, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $108,435,841 3,661 $29,619 $158,449,700 4
37 May 21, 2004 Shrek 2 $108,037,878 4,163 $25,952 $128,983,060 5
38 Jul 8, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets $104,352,905 4,370 $23,879 $104,352,905 3
39 Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book $103,261,464 4,028 $25,636 $103,261,464 3
40 May 26, 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand $102,750,665 3,690 $27,846 $102,750,665 3
41 Nov 18, 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $102,685,961 3,858 $26,616 $102,685,961 3
42 Nov 20, 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 $102,665,981 4,175 $24,591 $102,665,981 3
43 May 2, 2008 Iron Man $102,118,668 4,105 $24,877 $102,118,668 3
44 May 23, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the … $100,137,835 4,260 $23,507 $125,178,907 4
45 Jun 27, 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction $100,038,390 4,233 $23,633 $100,038,390 3
46 Apr 14, 2017 The Fate of the Furious $98,786,705 4,310 $22,920 $98,786,705 3
47 Jul 1, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $97,852,865 4,088 $23,937 $162,618,212 5
48 May 24, 2013 Fast and Furious 6 $97,375,245 3,658 $26,620 $97,375,245 3
49 Apr 4, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $95,023,721 3,938 $24,130 $95,023,721 3
50 Aug 1, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $94,320,883 4,080 $23,118 $94,320,883 3
51 Jun 4, 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $93,687,367 3,855 $24,303 $93,687,367 3
52 May 16, 2014 Godzilla $93,188,384 3,952 $23,580 $93,188,384 3
53 May 16, 2003 The Matrix Reloaded $91,774,413 3,603 $25,472 $134,282,716 4
54 May 2, 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $91,608,337 4,324 $21,186 $91,608,337 3
55 May 23, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $90,823,660 3,996 $22,729 $90,823,660 3
56 Jun 19, 2015 Inside Out $90,440,272 3,946 $22,919 $90,440,272 3
57 Nov 16, 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $90,294,621 3,672 $24,590 $90,294,621 3
58 May 20, 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger… $90,151,958 4,155 $21,697 $90,151,958 3
59 Mar 3, 2017 Logan $88,411,916 4,071 $21,717 $88,411,916 3
60 Nov 9, 2012 Skyfall $88,364,714 3,505 $25,211 $90,564,714 4
61 Nov 15, 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $88,357,488 3,682 $23,997 $88,357,488 3
62 Jul 2, 2004 Spider-Man 2 $88,156,227 4,152 $21,232 $152,411,751 5
63 Apr 29, 2011 Fast Five $86,198,765 3,644 $23,655 $86,198,765 3
64 May 27, 2011 The Hangover Part II $85,946,294 3,615 $23,775 $117,556,661 4
65 Nov 8, 2013 Thor: The Dark World $85,737,841 3,841 $22,322 $85,737,841 3
66 May 2, 2003 X2 $85,558,731 3,741 $22,871 $85,558,731 3
67 Feb 13, 2015 Fifty Shades of Grey $85,171,450 3,646 $23,360 $85,171,450 3
68 Nov 4, 2016 Doctor Strange $85,058,311 3,882 $21,911 $85,058,311 3
69 May 1, 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine $85,058,003 4,099 $20,751 $85,058,003 3
70 Dec 14, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $84,617,303 4,045 $20,919 $84,617,303 3
71 Jul 5, 2013 Despicable Me 2 $84,227,980 3,997 $21,073 $143,074,960 6
72 Feb 27, 2004 The Passion of the Christ $83,848,082 3,043 $27,554 $125,185,971 5
73 Jun 21, 2013 Monsters University $82,429,469 4,004 $20,587 $82,429,469 3
74 May 17, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $80,027,814 3,161 $25,317 $110,169,231 4
75 May 8, 2009 Star Trek $79,204,289 3,849 $20,578 $79,204,289 3
76 Mar 8, 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful $79,110,453 3,912 $20,223 $79,110,453 3
77 Jul 17, 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $77,835,727 4,325 $17,997 $158,022,354 5
78 Dec 14, 2007 I am Legend $77,211,321 3,606 $21,412 $77,211,321 3
79 Jul 13, 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Pho… $77,108,414 4,285 $17,995 $139,715,157 5
80 May 19, 2006 The Da Vinci Code $77,073,388 3,735 $20,635 $77,073,388 3
81 Dec 18, 2009 Avatar $77,025,481 3,452 $22,313 $77,025,481 3
82 Mar 4, 2016 Zootopia $75,063,401 3,827 $19,614 $75,063,401 3
83 Nov 18, 2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them $74,403,387 4,144 $17,954 $74,403,387 3
84 Jul 27, 2007 The Simpsons Movie $74,036,787 3,922 $18,877 $74,036,787 3
85 Dec 13, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $73,645,197 3,903 $18,869 $73,645,197 3
86 Jul 26, 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember $73,071,188 3,613 $20,225 $76,624,907 4
87 Dec 19, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $72,629,713 3,703 $19,614 $124,100,534 5
88 Jul 11, 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $72,611,427 3,967 $18,304 $72,611,427 3
89 May 23, 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $72,132,785 3,281 $21,985 $74,699,967 3
90 Apr 3, 2009 Fast & Furious $70,950,500 3,461 $20,500 $70,950,500 3
91 Mar 9, 2007 300 $70,885,301 3,103 $22,844 $70,885,301 3
92 May 21, 2010 Shrek Forever After $70,838,207 4,359 $16,251 $70,838,207 3
93 Jul 6, 2007 Transformers $70,502,384 4,011 $17,577 $150,405,412 6
94 Nov 5, 2004 The Incredibles $70,467,623 3,933 $17,917 $70,467,623 3
95 Nov 6, 2015 Spectre $70,403,148 3,929 $17,919 $70,403,148 3
96 May 30, 2003 Finding Nemo $70,251,710 3,374 $20,821 $70,251,710 3
97 Mar 2, 2012 Doctor Seuss' The Lorax $70,217,070 3,729 $18,830 $70,217,070 3
98 May 17, 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness $70,165,559 3,868 $18,140 $83,701,981 3
99 Nov 21, 2008 Twilight $69,637,740 3,419 $20,368 $69,637,740 3
100 May 30, 2014 Maleficent $69,431,298 3,948 $17,586 $69,431,298 3

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.