Biggest 4th Weekends at the Domestic Box Office

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The chart below contains figures for the biggest 4th Weekends at the Domestic Box Office.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Rank       Date       MovieGrossTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1 Jan 8, 2010 Avatar $50,306,217 3,422 $14,701 $430,846,514 24
2 May 25, 2012 Marvel's The Avengers $36,686,871 3,918 $9,364 $513,371,659 24
3 Jan 9, 1998 Titanic $28,716,310 2,746 $10,458 $197,881,813 24
4 Jan 18, 2002 Black Hawk Down $28,611,736 3,101 $9,227 $35,471,639 24
5 May 24, 2002 Spider-Man $28,508,104 3,876 $7,355 $333,641,492 24
6 Aug 8, 2008 The Dark Knight $26,117,030 4,025 $6,489 $441,628,497 24
7 Dec 30, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $25,686,555 3,853 $6,667 $217,677,877 24
8 Jun 11, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $25,632,861 3,024 $8,476 $296,964,911 26
9 Jul 2, 1993 Jurassic Park $25,296,965 2,496 $10,135 $212,060,080 24
10 Jan 11, 2013 Zero Dark Thirty $24,438,936 2,937 $8,321 $29,919,743 26
11 Aug 6, 1999 The Blair Witch Project $24,347,345 2,142 $11,367 $80,049,728 26
12 Jul 8, 1994 The Lion King $24,195,645 2,565 $9,433 $143,426,906 26
13 Nov 23, 2001 Monsters, Inc. $24,055,001 3,649 $6,592 $192,229,825 24
14 Nov 26, 2004 The Incredibles $23,580,279 3,453 $6,829 $214,294,035 24
15 Jun 19, 2009 Up $23,492,677 3,545 $6,627 $226,268,932 24
16 Jun 11, 2004 Shrek 2 $23,316,920 3,843 $6,067 $353,333,317 26
17 Dec 13, 2013 Frozen $22,568,138 3,716 $6,073 $164,772,211 24
18 Jan 17, 2014 Lone Survivor $22,058,815 2,989 $7,380 $72,868,936 26
19 Nov 28, 2003 Elf $21,649,842 3,202 $6,761 $129,009,719 24
20 Jun 20, 2003 Finding Nemo $21,138,752 3,404 $6,210 $228,549,216 24
21 Apr 13, 2012 The Hunger Games $21,096,824 3,916 $5,387 $336,666,363 24
22 Jul 9, 2010 Toy Story 3 $21,015,958 3,753 $5,600 $339,240,857 24
23 Feb 28, 2014 The LEGO Movie $20,828,356 3,770 $5,525 $209,138,440 24
24 Jul 28, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $20,606,578 3,834 $5,375 $358,485,761 24
25 May 23, 2008 Iron Man $20,447,253 3,915 $5,223 $252,614,669 24
26 Oct 25, 2013 Gravity $20,135,387 3,707 $5,432 $199,649,748 24
27 Aug 27, 1999 The Sixth Sense $20,099,149 2,763 $7,274 $138,853,903 24
28 Dec 28, 1984 Beverly Hills Cop $20,064,790 2,006 $10,002 $84,118,547 26
29 Jan 6, 2012 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol $19,868,059 3,555 $5,589 $169,568,971 24
30 Jan 12, 2001 Cast Away $19,777,426 3,048 $6,489 $167,758,651 24
31 Apr 16, 2010 How to Train Your Dragon $19,633,320 3,825 $5,133 $158,251,066 24
32 Oct 16, 2009 Paranormal Activity $19,617,650 763 $25,711 $33,171,743 24
33 Mar 19, 2004 The Passion of the Christ $19,414,377 3,250 $5,974 $295,507,244 26
34 May 24, 2013 Iron Man 3 $19,324,592 3,424 $5,644 $367,407,116 24
35 Jan 14, 2005 Meet the Fockers $19,316,095 3,554 $5,435 $231,110,125 26
36 Aug 10, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises $18,979,397 3,690 $5,143 $389,588,216 24
37 Aug 1, 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl $18,844,044 3,390 $5,559 $209,531,292 26
38 Dec 8, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $18,646,520 3,182 $5,860 $195,646,175 24
39 Aug 6, 2010 Inception $18,505,470 3,418 $5,414 $227,637,569 24
40 Dec 10, 1999 Toy Story 2 $18,249,880 3,257 $5,603 $140,350,365 24
41 Jul 29, 1994 Forrest Gump $18,200,256 2,117 $8,597 $140,661,419 26
42 Mar 26, 2010 Alice in Wonderland $17,707,858 3,384 $5,233 $293,534,935 24
43 Jan 4, 2013 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $17,545,386 3,755 $4,673 $263,834,893 24
44 Nov 29, 1996 Ransom $17,303,789 2,588 $6,686 $105,093,059 24
45 Jul 2, 1982 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial $17,254,946 1,323 $13,042 $86,920,785 24
46 Aug 22, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $17,202,212 3,371 $5,103 $251,456,069 24
47 Jan 12, 2007 Night at the Museum $17,162,357 3,612 $4,751 $185,818,108 24
48 May 31, 1996 Twister $17,112,505 2,808 $6,094 $168,873,442 24
49 May 26, 2000 Gladiator $17,064,503 3,188 $5,353 $126,996,389 24
50 Jun 26, 2009 The Hangover $17,022,166 3,525 $4,829 $183,054,267 24
51 Dec 28, 2001 Ocean's Eleven $16,907,714 3,075 $5,498 $136,996,174 24
52 Nov 23, 2012 Wreck-It Ralph $16,572,669 3,259 $5,085 $149,278,699 24
53 Nov 30, 2012 Skyfall $16,555,894 3,463 $4,781 $245,585,083 25
54 Jun 8, 2001 Shrek $16,520,052 3,715 $4,447 $176,069,428 24
55 May 28, 2010 Iron Man 2 $16,458,990 3,804 $4,327 $275,035,900 24
56 Jul 26, 2013 Despicable Me 2 $16,424,135 3,476 $4,725 $306,812,720 27
57 Apr 25, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $16,219,025 3,620 $4,480 $225,059,241 24
58 Jan 11, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $16,201,260 3,381 $4,792 $228,320,875 26
59 Aug 5, 2005 The Wedding Crashers $16,035,177 3,106 $5,163 $143,634,354 24
60 Jun 30, 1995 Pocahontas $15,969,825 2,577 $6,197 $67,843,479 23
61 Jun 11, 2010 Shrek Forever After $15,770,491 3,868 $4,077 $210,022,557 24
62 Nov 27, 2009 Disney's A Christmas Carol $15,758,273 3,013 $5,230 $104,927,816 24
63 Jan 4, 2008 I am Legend $15,717,458 3,648 $4,309 $228,055,662 24
64 Jan 3, 2014 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $15,675,220 3,730 $4,202 $229,059,642 24
65 Jan 5, 2001 What Women Want $15,555,033 3,052 $5,097 $137,897,386 24
66 Jan 4, 2008 Alvin and the Chipmunks $15,546,125 3,462 $4,491 $176,283,861 24
67 Jul 30, 2010 Despicable Me $15,524,230 3,602 $4,310 $190,330,425 24
68 Nov 8, 2002 The Ring $15,507,802 2,927 $5,298 $85,601,983 24
69 Jun 8, 2007 Shrek the Third $15,317,614 3,925 $3,903 $281,460,065 24
70 Jan 11, 2002 A Beautiful Mind $15,220,705 2,222 $6,850 $58,420,716 24
71 May 25, 2001 The Mummy Returns $15,135,780 3,553 $4,260 $166,782,830 24
72 Jul 14, 1989 Batman $15,114,415 2,201 $6,867 $165,419,010 24
73 Dec 11, 2009 The Blind Side $15,055,258 3,388 $4,444 $149,816,797 24
74 Oct 27, 2000 Meet the Parents $15,048,475 2,647 $5,685 $100,014,250 24
75 Jul 23, 2004 Spider-Man 2 $15,015,872 3,753 $4,001 $328,468,763 26
76 Jun 10, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $14,851,474 3,322 $4,471 $332,109,171 25
77 Jan 10, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $14,755,306 3,477 $4,244 $283,421,517 26
78 Jun 13, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $14,741,834 3,804 $3,875 $276,524,265 25
79 Dec 7, 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $14,737,696 3,672 $4,014 $239,659,542 24
80 Sep 2, 2011 The Help $14,594,623 2,843 $5,134 $118,985,176 26
81 Jun 30, 2006 Cars $14,569,356 3,706 $3,931 $182,591,139 24
82 Aug 27, 1993 The Fugitive $14,502,865 2,425 $5,981 $111,203,521 24
83 Apr 11, 1997 Liar Liar $14,486,385 2,880 $5,030 $120,015,240 24
84 May 25, 2007 Spider-Man 3 $14,335,436 3,723 $3,851 $303,977,758 24
85 Oct 22, 2004 Shark Tale $14,308,271 3,656 $3,914 $136,982,460 24
86 Aug 23, 2002 Signs $14,285,028 3,453 $4,137 $173,107,735 24
87 Jun 13, 2003 Bruce Almighty $14,238,315 3,477 $4,095 $193,818,135 24
88 Dec 7, 1990 Home Alone $14,232,156 1,764 $8,068 $84,168,103 24
89 Jan 9, 2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $14,209,098 3,532 $4,023 $312,320,936 26
90 Nov 28, 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa $14,207,329 3,709 $3,831 $159,066,369 24
91 Jan 18, 2008 The Bucket List $14,078,871 2,915 $4,830 $41,638,304 27
92 Jan 13, 1995 Legends of the Fall $14,038,128 2,005 $7,002 $14,975,687 24
93 Jan 1, 1993 A Few Good Men $14,033,527 2,115 $6,635 $77,162,364 24
94 Jun 7, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $14,011,713 3,161 $4,433 $255,106,352 25
95 Mar 23, 2007 Wild Hogs $13,850,542 3,401 $4,072 $123,303,817 24
96 Jan 14, 1994 Philadelphia $13,817,010 1,245 $11,098 $14,769,800 26
97 Jul 26, 1996 Independence Day $13,799,097 2,977 $4,635 $223,114,893 26
98 Jul 17, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $13,691,487 3,857 $3,550 $363,808,123 26
99 Jan 6, 2012 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows $13,689,321 3,603 $3,799 $157,049,382 24
100 Dec 13, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $13,671,666 3,563 $3,837 $357,503,663 24