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Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies


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This chart contains figures for the top 100 Highest Weekend Theater Averages for limited release movies at the domestic box office.

Rank Released Movie Theater
Average
Gross Theaters Days
1 Mar 7, 2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel $202,792 $811,166 4 3
2 Sep 14, 2012 The Master $147,262 $736,311 5 3
3 May 25, 2012 Moonrise Kingdom $130,749 $522,996 4 3
4 Nov 28, 2014 The Imitation Game $119,838 $479,352 4 3
5 Dec 9, 2005 Brokeback Mountain $109,485 $547,425 5 3
6 Oct 17, 2014 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) $106,099 $424,397 4 3
7 Nov 6, 2009 Precious (Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire) $104,025 $1,872,458 18 3
8 Nov 29, 1996 The Crucible $101,610 $101,610 1 3
9 Dec 6, 2013 Inside Llewyn Davis $101,353 $405,411 4 3
10 Oct 21, 2016 Moonlight $100,519 $402,075 4 3
11 May 20, 2011 Midnight in Paris $99,834 $599,003 6 3
12 Dec 27, 1996 Evita $97,543 $195,085 2 5
13 Dec 28, 2007 There Will Be Blood $95,370 $190,739 2 5
14 May 27, 2011 The Tree of Life $93,230 $372,920 4 3
15 Jul 22, 2016 Don’t Think Twice $92,835 $92,835 1 3
16 Nov 26, 2010 The King’s Speech $88,863 $355,450 4 3
17 Apr 8, 2011 Red State $82,395 $82,395 1 37
18 Dec 3, 2010 Black Swan $80,212 $1,443,809 18 3
19 Dec 9, 2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy $77,641 $310,562 4 3
20 Jul 11, 2014 Boyhood $77,524 $387,618 5 3
21 May 26, 2000 Hum to Mohabbt Karega $75,446 $75,446 1 3
22 Aug 28, 1998 A Merry War $74,766 $373,830 5 3
23 Mar 18, 2005 Melinda and Melinda $74,238 $74,238 1 3
24 Oct 11, 2002 Punch-Drunk Love $73,441 $367,203 5 3
25 Oct 1, 2004 I Heart Huckabees $73,044 $292,177 4 3
26 Jun 22, 2012 To Rome with Love $72,272 $361,359 5 3
27 Jul 15, 2016 Café Society $71,858 $359,289 5 3
28 Sep 24, 2004 Guiana 1838 $70,910 $70,910 1 3
29 May 26, 2006 An Inconvenient Truth $70,333 $281,330 4 5
30 Jul 9, 2010 The Kids Are All Right $70,282 $491,971 7 3
31 Dec 6, 1996 The Crucible $69,880 $69,880 1 10
32 Jun 22, 2007 Sicko $68,969 $68,969 1 3
33 Aug 24, 2012 Sleepwalk With Me $68,801 $68,801 1 3
34 Sep 28, 2007 The Darjeeling Limited $67,469 $134,938 2 2
35 Nov 5, 2010 127 Hours $66,213 $264,851 4 3
36 Dec 12, 2014 Inherent Vice $65,637 $328,184 5 3
37 Nov 18, 2016 Manchester by the Sea $64,125 $256,498 4 3
38 Sep 28, 2007 Se jie $63,918 $63,918 1 3
39 Nov 20, 2015 Carol $63,378 $253,510 4 3
40 Dec 26, 2008 Revolutionary Road $63,304 $189,911 3 3
41 Jul 29, 2005 The Aristocrats $60,949 $243,796 4 3
42 Dec 5, 2008 Frost/Nixon $60,236 $180,708 3 3
43 Dec 7, 2007 Juno $59,124 $413,869 7 5
44 Nov 6, 2015 Spotlight $59,002 $295,009 5 3
45 Nov 27, 2009 Los abrazos rotos $58,993 $117,986 2 10
46 Sep 20, 2013 Enough Said $58,200 $232,800 4 5
47 Sep 25, 2009 Capitalism: A Love Story $57,991 $231,964 4 5
48 Jun 23, 2017 The Beguiled $57,323 $229,292 4 3
49 Sep 21, 2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower $57,090 $228,359 4 3
50 Mar 27, 2015 While We're Young $56,922 $227,688 4 3
51 Dec 2, 2016 Jackie $55,743 $278,715 5 3
52 Dec 14, 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums $55,396 $276,981 5 3
53 Mar 14, 2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel $55,122 $3,638,041 66 10
54 Dec 30, 2011 The Iron Lady $55,102 $220,409 4 3
55 Dec 6, 2002 Adaptation $54,925 $384,478 7 3
56 Jun 1, 2012 Moonrise Kingdom $54,805 $876,881 16 10
57 Mar 13, 2009 Sunshine Cleaning $54,798 $219,190 4 3
58 Dec 3, 2010 The King’s Speech $54,086 $324,515 6 10
59 Nov 20, 2009 Los abrazos rotos $53,556 $107,111 2 3
60 Sep 24, 2004 The Motorcycle Diaries $53,273 $159,819 3 3
61 Sep 21, 2007 Into the Wild $53,110 $212,440 4 3
62 Jul 28, 2006 Little Miss Sunshine $53,000 $370,998 7 5
63 Mar 17, 2006 Thank You For Smoking $52,585 $262,923 5 3
64 Nov 22, 2002 Hable con ella $52,198 $104,396 2 3
65 Oct 22, 2004 Sideways $51,761 $207,042 4 3
66 Mar 11, 2011 Red State $51,283 $102,566 2 9
67 Nov 25, 2011 The Artist $51,220 $204,878 4 3
68 Dec 19, 2008 The Wrestler $50,679 $202,714 4 5
69 Oct 3, 2008 Paris $49,954 $49,954 1 10306
70 Dec 30, 2005 Match Point $49,824 $398,593 8 5
71 Nov 27, 2015 Carol $49,443 $197,772 4 10
72 May 24, 2013 Before Midnight $49,383 $246,914 5 3
73 Aug 2, 2013 The Spectacular Now $49,354 $197,415 4 3
74 Nov 19, 2004 La mala educación $49,123 $147,370 3 3
75 Dec 5, 2014 The Imitation Game $48,658 $389,260 8 10
76 Oct 18, 2013 12 Years a Slave $48,617 $923,715 19 3
77 Aug 3, 2001 Apocalypse Now Redux $48,496 $96,992 2 3
78 Dec 31, 2010 Blue Valentine $48,432 $193,728 4 5
79 Jan 3, 1997 Evita $48,394 $1,064,660 22 12
80 Dec 13, 2002 About Schmidt $47,061 $282,367 6 3
81 Nov 27, 2015 The Danish Girl $46,830 $187,318 4 3
82 Nov 29, 2002 Hable con ella $46,612 $93,223 2 10
83 May 11, 2007 Brand Upon the Brain! $46,412 $46,412 1 5
84 Nov 26, 2004 La mala educación $46,182 $138,546 3 10
85 Feb 19, 2010 The Ghost Writer $45,752 $183,009 4 3
86 Mar 11, 2011 Jane Eyre $45,721 $182,885 4 3
87 Feb 1, 2008 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds… $45,561 $31,117,834 683 3
88 Nov 2, 2001 Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain $45,490 $136,470 3 3
89 Jun 18, 2010 Cyrus $45,429 $181,716 4 3
90 Nov 14, 2014 Foxcatcher $45,146 $270,877 6 3
91 Nov 19, 1999 Todo sobre mi madre $44,758 $89,515 2 17
92 Dec 4, 2009 Los abrazos rotos $44,285 $88,570 2 17
93 Dec 6, 1996 Everyone Says I Love You $43,893 $131,678 3 3
94 Nov 9, 2007 No Country for Old Men $43,798 $1,226,333 28 3
95 Jan 2, 2015 A Most Violent Year $43,197 $172,788 4 5
96 Aug 8, 2014 Myeong-ryang $43,000 $43,000 1 3
97 Jun 14, 2013 The Bling Ring $42,879 $214,395 5 3
98 Jul 21, 1995 Kids $42,855 $85,709 2 3
99 Jun 29, 2012 Beasts of the Southern Wild $42,426 $169,702 4 5
100 Nov 25, 2011 A Dangerous Method $41,988 $167,953 4 5

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

Note: the records on this page only consider movies that were initially released in less than 1,000 theaters and did not have any expansion of more than 1,000 theaters in one week. We only consider movies that were released in 1995 or later, and do not consider movies that only had an IMAX release.

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.