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Biggest 3rd Weekends at the Domestic Box Office

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The chart below contains figures for the biggest 3rd Weekends at the Domestic Box Office.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Rank       Date       MovieGrossTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1 Jan 1, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $90,241,673 4,134 $21,829 $742,208,942 17
2 Jan 1, 2010 Avatar $68,490,688 3,461 $19,789 $352,114,898 17
3 May 18, 2012 Marvel's The Avengers $55,644,102 4,249 $13,096 $457,665,517 17
4 Jun 26, 2015 Jurassic World $54,532,615 4,198 $12,990 $500,373,420 17
5 May 17, 2002 Spider-Man $45,036,912 3,615 $12,458 $285,573,668 17
6 Apr 29, 2016 The Jungle Book $43,714,706 4,041 $10,818 $253,371,506 17
7 Aug 1, 2008 The Dark Knight $42,664,219 4,266 $10,001 $393,751,065 17
8 Jul 1, 2016 Finding Dory $41,817,176 4,305 $9,714 $372,166,778 17
9 Jan 8, 2016 The Revenant $39,826,840 3,375 $11,801 $41,383,741 17
10 May 15, 2015 The Avengers: Age of Ultron $38,859,900 4,276 $9,088 $372,030,708 17
11 May 24, 1996 Twister $37,966,706 2,808 $13,521 $144,969,158 17
12 Jun 4, 2004 Shrek 2 $37,931,716 4,131 $9,182 $314,523,202 19
13 Jan 10, 2014 Lone Survivor $37,849,910 2,876 $13,161 $38,231,471 19
14 Mar 18, 2016 Zootopia $37,164,158 3,959 $9,387 $200,929,655 17
15 May 17, 2013 Iron Man 3 $35,770,094 4,237 $8,442 $337,661,977 17
16 Aug 3, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises $35,737,330 4,242 $8,425 $353,935,094 17
17 Nov 23, 2012 Skyfall $35,502,973 3,526 $10,069 $221,144,122 18
18 Jul 21, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $35,215,201 4,133 $8,520 $321,899,233 17
19 Jul 1, 1994 The Lion King $34,208,876 2,560 $13,363 $104,519,258 19
20 Mar 19, 2010 Alice in Wonderland $34,189,969 3,739 $9,144 $265,433,637 17
21 Jan 2, 1998 Titanic $33,315,278 2,727 $12,217 $157,467,971 17
22 Apr 6, 2012 The Hunger Games $33,111,557 4,137 $8,004 $302,450,722 17
23 May 20, 2016 Captain America: Civil War $32,939,739 4,226 $7,795 $347,215,892 17
24 Jun 4, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $32,891,653 3,024 $10,877 $255,758,124 19
25 Mar 12, 2004 The Passion of the Christ $32,130,978 3,221 $9,975 $264,510,209 19
26 Nov 29, 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $32,117,496 3,682 $8,723 $200,159,012 17
27 Dec 28, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $31,926,068 4,100 $7,787 $221,626,882 17
28 May 16, 2008 Iron Man $31,838,996 4,154 $7,665 $223,124,385 17
29 Dec 6, 2013 Frozen $31,616,230 3,742 $8,449 $134,253,666 17
30 Feb 21, 2014 The LEGO Movie $31,305,359 3,890 $8,048 $183,015,455 17
31 Feb 26, 2016 Deadpool $31,115,195 3,856 $8,069 $285,254,204 17
32 Jun 12, 2009 Up $30,762,280 3,886 $7,916 $187,425,989 17
33 Jul 2, 2010 Toy Story 3 $30,280,024 4,028 $7,517 $289,106,193 17
34 Oct 18, 2013 Gravity $30,027,161 3,820 $7,861 $169,563,291 17
35 Jul 3, 2015 Inside Out $29,771,224 4,158 $7,160 $245,891,395 17
36 Jul 22, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets $29,607,210 4,048 $7,314 $260,985,955 17
37 Jun 23, 1995 Pocahontas $29,531,619 2,569 $11,495 $34,484,978 16
38 Dec 30, 2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol $29,421,879 3,455 $8,516 $132,406,086 17
39 Jul 30, 1999 The Blair Witch Project $29,207,381 1,101 $26,528 $36,140,299 19
40 Apr 17, 2015 Furious 7 $29,156,595 3,964 $7,355 $294,510,675 17
41 Dec 27, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $29,031,732 3,928 $7,391 $189,501,278 17
42 Dec 28, 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $29,029,898 3,484 $8,332 $141,404,467 17
43 May 18, 2007 Spider-Man 3 $29,022,026 4,324 $6,712 $282,379,655 17
44 Jan 7, 2005 Meet the Fockers $28,498,160 3,527 $8,080 $204,297,870 19
45 Jun 13, 2003 Finding Nemo $28,384,483 3,425 $8,287 $191,487,211 17
46 Jan 2, 2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $28,180,378 3,703 $7,610 $290,410,961 19
47 Jun 1, 2001 Shrek $28,172,869 3,661 $7,695 $148,361,421 17
48 Jun 1, 2007 Shrek the Third $28,020,991 4,109 $6,819 $255,927,783 17
49 Dec 3, 1999 Toy Story 2 $27,760,276 3,238 $8,573 $116,781,392 17
50 Jun 25, 1993 Jurassic Park $27,690,520 2,444 $11,330 $171,098,465 17
51 Jul 30, 2010 Inception $27,485,245 3,545 $7,753 $193,313,741 17
52 Dec 28, 2007 I am Legend $27,414,467 3,636 $7,540 $194,489,704 17
53 Dec 1, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $27,096,630 3,138 $8,635 $171,996,090 17
54 Jun 19, 2009 The Hangover $26,753,473 3,545 $7,547 $152,817,015 17
55 Nov 19, 2004 The Incredibles $26,523,852 3,683 $7,202 $177,555,485 17
56 May 21, 2010 Iron Man 2 $26,361,258 4,177 $6,311 $251,026,061 17
57 Dec 6, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $26,185,886 4,163 $6,290 $335,850,842 17
58 Nov 23, 2012 Lincoln $25,676,413 2,018 $12,724 $62,840,796 17
59 Apr 18, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $25,587,056 3,825 $6,689 $200,501,510 17
60 Jun 4, 2010 Shrek Forever After $25,486,465 4,386 $5,811 $183,229,453 17
61 Aug 15, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $25,115,564 3,697 $6,793 $222,661,385 17
62 Jun 3, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $25,088,336 3,650 $6,874 $307,892,961 18
63 Jan 3, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $25,017,279 3,622 $6,907 $261,031,601 19
64 Jul 19, 2013 Despicable Me 2 $24,906,360 3,820 $6,520 $276,006,395 20
65 Apr 9, 2010 How to Train Your Dragon $24,863,535 4,007 $6,205 $133,404,438 17
66 Jul 16, 2004 Spider-Man 2 $24,775,450 4,058 $6,105 $302,287,882 19
67 Dec 30, 2005 King Kong $24,772,410 3,627 $6,830 $168,505,310 19
68 Nov 11, 2011 Puss in Boots $24,726,193 3,903 $6,335 $108,035,359 17
69 Jul 10, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $24,213,875 4,293 $5,640 $339,221,800 19
70 Dec 11, 2009 Princess and the Frog, The $24,208,916 3,434 $7,050 $27,088,786 19
71 Aug 20, 1999 The Sixth Sense $23,950,008 2,688 $8,910 $107,506,281 17
72 Jan 5, 2007 Night at the Museum $23,743,960 3,730 $6,366 $163,840,714 17
73 Jul 23, 2010 Despicable Me $23,689,060 3,600 $6,580 $161,289,905 17
74 Nov 30, 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $23,642,327 3,672 $6,439 $219,670,289 17
75 Apr 8, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice $23,363,079 4,102 $5,696 $296,613,621 17
76 Jun 23, 2006 Cars $23,285,367 3,949 $5,897 $156,664,916 17
77 Jul 25, 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl $23,136,029 3,416 $6,773 $176,838,155 19
78 Jan 4, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $23,006,447 3,381 $6,805 $205,509,869 19
79 Jul 24, 2015 Minions $22,933,960 4,062 $5,646 $262,454,370 17
80 May 22, 2009 Star Trek $22,892,262 4,053 $5,648 $184,526,281 17
81 Jun 6, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $22,793,630 4,190 $5,440 $253,014,750 18
82 Mar 16, 2012 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax $22,764,760 3,769 $6,040 $158,387,775 17
83 Nov 16, 2001 Monsters, Inc. $22,716,685 3,461 $6,564 $156,341,118 17
84 Jul 13, 2012 Ted $22,410,855 3,303 $6,785 $159,257,250 17
85 Jun 6, 2003 Bruce Almighty $22,358,715 3,549 $6,300 $171,435,525 17
86 Jan 5, 2001 Cast Away $22,220,725 2,948 $7,538 $141,702,072 17
87 Dec 5, 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 $22,026,762 4,054 $5,433 $258,153,593 17
88 Oct 15, 2004 Shark Tale $22,005,952 3,948 $5,574 $118,724,863 17
89 Jul 29, 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $21,977,093 4,145 $5,302 $318,511,602 17
90 Jun 20, 2008 Kung Fu Panda $21,934,716 4,053 $5,412 $155,830,875 17
91 Jul 22, 1994 Forrest Gump $21,931,425 2,094 $10,473 $109,132,967 19
92 Apr 10, 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens $21,812,253 4,136 $5,274 $140,203,799 17
93 Jan 2, 2015 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $21,732,090 3,875 $5,608 $220,602,017 19
94 Mar 22, 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful $21,568,957 3,805 $5,669 $177,097,090 17
95 Jun 27, 1997 Hercules $21,454,451 2,872 $7,470 $23,658,555 15
96 Jul 15, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $21,328,545 3,917 $5,445 $302,878,797 19
97 Oct 16, 2015 The Martian $21,300,120 3,701 $5,755 $143,595,778 17
98 Jul 19, 1996 Independence Day $21,274,817 2,972 $7,158 $199,004,369 19
99 Jun 8, 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End $21,143,905 4,002 $5,283 $253,441,723 17
100 May 31, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $21,002,876 3,161 $6,644 $232,324,769 18