Biggest 50th Weekends at the Domestic Box Office

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The chart below contains figures for the biggest 50th Weekends at the Domestic Box Office.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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Rank       Date       MovieGrossTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1 May 20, 1983 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial $966,148 476 $2,030 $355,566,148 346
2 May 24, 1996 The Postman $387,612 356 $1,089 $18,865,332 348
3 Feb 12, 1999 Everest $331,147 57 $5,810 $59,142,624 346
4 Jun 21, 1985 The Gods Must Be Crazy $303,819 120 $2,532 $14,805,505 350
5 Oct 1, 1999 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous $204,923 33 $6,210 $23,765,789 346
6 Mar 29, 1996 Wings of Courage $194,742 10 $19,474 $6,424,611 346
7 Mar 28, 2003 Space Station $161,106 37 $4,354 $34,875,401 346
8 Feb 9, 2007 Deep Sea 3-D $154,083 36 $4,280 $23,165,651 346
9 Feb 25, 2011 Hubble 3D $147,645 50 $2,953 $22,058,976 346
10 Mar 16, 2012 Born to be Wild 3D $129,593 40 $3,240 $17,261,183 346
11 Jun 19, 1998 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun $108,511 19 $5,711 $6,752,283 346
12 Jan 22, 2010 Under the Sea 3-D $86,876 28 $3,103 $19,791,997 346
13 Jan 14, 2005 What the #$'! Do We Know $84,935 64 $1,327 $10,372,083 346
14 Mar 17, 2006 Wild Safari 3D $80,396 18 $4,466 $8,326,613 346
15 Sep 27, 1996 Across The Sea of Time $70,498 4 $17,625 $6,497,015 346
16 Jan 5, 2007 Roving Mars $68,104 16 $4,257 $5,573,929 346
17 Apr 13, 2001 Michael Jordan to the MAX $64,298 15 $4,287 $15,923,510 346
18 Mar 29, 2013 To the Arctic 3D $63,500 52 $1,221 $11,917,075 346
19 Sep 12, 2008 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure $60,265 45 $1,339 $18,866,633 346
20 Feb 20, 2004 Bugs! $57,705 15 $3,847 $4,976,857 346
21 Aug 29, 1997 When The Cat's Away $56,492 31 $1,822 $1,565,370 346
22 Apr 7, 2000 Island of the Sharks $47,045 5 $9,409 $6,837,019 346
23 Oct 6, 2000 Galapagos $44,951 10 $4,495 $7,625,578 346
24 Dec 8, 2000 Fantasia 2000 (IMAX) $40,035 30 $1,335 $51,170,000 345
25 Aug 29, 2003 Spirited Away $38,425 18 $2,135 $10,045,816 346
26 Feb 18, 2005 NASCAR: The IMAX Experience $36,622 23 $1,592 $19,879,504 346
27 Sep 8, 2000 Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impossible $29,543 15 $1,970 $4,899,194 346
28 Apr 13, 2001 Gladiator $25,803 46 $561 $187,670,866 346
29 Mar 3, 2000 Extreme $25,389 6 $4,232 $7,255,580 349
30 Feb 4, 2000 Wolves $24,016 11 $2,183 $3,030,339 346
31 Mar 19, 2004 Ghosts of the Abyss $23,406 9 $2,601 $15,661,005 346
32 Nov 7, 2014 Journey to the South Pacific $22,702 12 $1,892 $4,969,592 348
33 Apr 16, 2004 The Barbarian Invasions $21,729 35 $621 $3,247,256 346
34 May 8, 2009 Il Divo $21,713 5 $4,343 $86,535 348
35 Jul 5, 2002 China: The Panda Adventure $20,151 8 $2,519 $2,547,550 346
36 Oct 3, 2003 Bollywood/Hollywood $18,014 18 $1,001 $1,480,192 346
37 Aug 22, 2014 Jerusalem $17,883 11 $1,626 $5,004,908 346
38 Jan 23, 2009 Dolphins and Whales Tribes of the Ocean 3D $16,226 8 $2,028 $5,331,485 346
39 Sep 14, 2001 Cyberworld 3D $15,968 17 $939 $10,069,083 346
40 Feb 15, 2008 The Witnesses $13,345 6 $2,224 $46,732 348
41 Aug 26, 2011 Incendies $11,971 8 $1,496 $6,828,593 346
42 Oct 31, 2003 The Bread, My Sweet $11,704 6 $1,951 $877,090 346
43 Sep 7, 2001 Barenaked in America $11,464 4 $2,866 $0 346
44 Jan 2, 2009 U2 3D $10,826 4 $2,707 $9,674,438 348
45 Jan 6, 2006 Aliens of the Deep $10,262 7 $1,466 $7,556,040 346
46 Nov 3, 2006 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont $9,634 9 $1,070 $1,657,031 346
47 May 24, 2002 Lagaan $8,568 3 $2,856 $44,562 346
48 May 16, 2003 30 Years to Life $8,223 6 $1,371 $39,566 346
49 Sep 9, 2005 Therese $6,878 4 $1,720 $2,491,673 346
50 Oct 1, 1999 Life Is Beautiful $6,216 12 $518 $57,598,247 346
51 Jul 13, 2001 I'm the One That I Want $6,024 2 $3,012 $1,143,515 346
52 Aug 8, 2008 A Man Named Pearl $5,657 6 $943 $123,630 346
53 Mar 28, 2003 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $5,587 21 $266 $241,433,282 346
54 Feb 18, 2000 Wildfire: Feel The Heat $5,581 3 $1,860 $1,599,253 346
55 Aug 29, 2003 Apollo 13 (IMAX) $5,250 3 $1,750 $1,667,773 346
56 Feb 22, 2002 The Debut $5,219 2 $2,610 $1,252,666 346
57 Dec 10, 2004 Postmen in the Mountains $4,720 3 $1,573 $98,650 346
58 Dec 26, 2003 City of God $4,362 4 $1,091 $4,782,356 346
59 Dec 9, 2011 Sea Rex 3D $4,233 9 $470 $4,420,291 346
60 Oct 4, 2002 Trembling Before G-D $3,792 2 $1,896 $763,755 346
61 Aug 31, 2001 Left Luggage $3,563 2 $1,782 $1,014,655 346
62 Feb 4, 2000 Encounter in the Third Dimension $3,334 3 $1,111 $4,317,686 346
63 Dec 3, 2004 Young Black Stallion $2,800 2 $1,400 $6,581,846 347
64 Jul 26, 2002 Songs from the Second Floor $2,772 1 $2,772 $54,073 346
65 Sep 30, 2005 Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela $2,465 1 $2,465 $367,635 346
66 Jun 18, 2004 Grande Seduction, La $2,256 6 $376 $9,351,407 346
67 Jun 18, 1999 Hands on a Hardbody $2,177 1 $2,177 $496,144 346
68 Feb 5, 2010 Mine $2,046 3 $682 $11,283 344
69 Oct 31, 2003 O Fantasma $1,971 1 $1,971 $124,053 346
70 Nov 14, 2008 The Singing Revolution $1,673 3 $558 $392,943 346
71 Feb 22, 2002 Gabriela $1,195 2 $598 $2,334,720 346
72 Oct 23, 2009 Fuel $1,134 2 $567 $172,658 346
73 May 14, 2004 Weather Underground $1,100 1 $1,100 $559,293 346
74 Mar 23, 2001 Alien Adventure $1,068 1 $1,068 $3,349,000 346
75 Dec 3, 2010 The Girl Who Played with Fire $844 4 $211 $9,076,206 346
76 Aug 12, 2011 My Dog Tulip $835 1 $835 $246,574 348
77 May 31, 2002 Life and Debt $788 1 $788 $254,885 346
78 Apr 27, 2012 Lost Bohemia $787 1 $787 $12,118 346
79 Sep 9, 2011 Nine Nation Animation $663 2 $332 $38,191 348
80 Feb 8, 2002 Haunted Castle $597 1 $597 $3,330,783 346
81 Oct 10, 2008 Love and Honor $466 1 $466 $59,104 346
82 Nov 23, 2007 El Topo $400 1 $400 $76,097 348
83 May 23, 2014 20 Feet From Stardom $332 2 $166 $4,945,604 346
84 Mar 14, 2003 Komediant $292 1 $292 $119,377 346
85 May 23, 2008 Irina Palm $265 2 $133 $41,882 346
86 Nov 13, 1998 Marius et Jeannette $218 1 $218 $269,779 346
87 Jun 26, 2009 The Legend of God's Gun $181 1 $181 $236,580 346
88 Nov 22, 2002 The Other Side of Heaven $54 1 $54 $4,720,112 346
89 May 15, 1981 Galaxina $0 0$0 $4,865,000 346