Biggest 8th Weekends at the Domestic Box Office

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The chart below contains figures for the biggest 8th Weekends at the Domestic Box Office.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Rank       Date       MovieGrossTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1 Feb 6, 1998 Titanic $23,027,838 2,956 $7,790 $337,355,666 52
2 Feb 5, 2010 Avatar $22,850,881 3,000 $7,617 $629,344,204 52
3 Feb 13, 2015 American Sniper $16,414,805 3,436 $4,777 $304,113,098 53
4 Jan 1, 1993 Aladdin $15,642,073 2,255 $6,937 $114,786,847 54
5 Jan 10, 2014 Frozen $14,728,118 3,239 $4,547 $317,319,106 52
6 Feb 14, 2003 Chicago $12,708,956 2,268 $5,604 $82,606,872 52
7 Jan 4, 1991 Home Alone $12,626,851 2,173 $5,811 $168,697,638 52
8 Dec 28, 1990 Dances with Wolves $11,898,621 1,269 $9,376 $61,562,428 52
9 Sep 4, 1998 There's Something About Mary $10,920,201 2,545 $4,291 $130,268,038 54
10 Jul 30, 1982 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial $10,359,961 1,521 $6,811 $169,825,554 52
11 Jan 14, 1994 Mrs. Doubtfire $10,281,452 2,354 $4,368 $151,536,036 54
12 Jan 25, 2008 Juno $10,151,100 2,426 $4,184 $100,003,577 54
13 Aug 31, 1990 Ghost $9,953,630 1,766 $5,636 $125,016,532 52
14 Aug 26, 1994 Forrest Gump $9,897,242 2,237 $4,424 $222,309,062 54
15 Jan 14, 2011 The King's Speech $9,186,203 1,543 $5,953 $44,710,062 52
16 Feb 12, 1988 Good Morning Vietnam $9,011,354 1,588 $5,675 $62,828,894 54
17 Jan 3, 1992 Beauty and the Beast $8,804,918 1,940 $4,539 $82,470,981 54
18 Feb 4, 2005 Million Dollar Baby $8,515,365 2,025 $4,205 $34,436,002 54
19 Jan 23, 1998 Good Will Hunting $8,507,974 1,831 $4,647 $48,371,200 52
20 Sep 24, 1999 The Sixth Sense $8,435,193 2,791 $3,022 $225,042,276 52
21 Jul 15, 1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi $8,270,850 1,644 $5,031 $184,202,708 54
22 Jan 30, 2009 Gran Torino $8,232,278 3,015 $2,730 $110,178,990 52
23 Jan 25, 1985 Beverly Hills Cop $8,216,877 1,822 $4,510 $133,132,606 54
24 Feb 6, 1987 Platoon $8,179,149 856 $9,555 $38,342,073 52
25 Dec 30, 1994 The Santa Clause $8,169,410 2,295 $3,560 $137,826,098 52
26 Jan 15, 1988 3 Men and a Baby $7,973,618 1,813 $4,398 $105,141,109 54
27 Aug 29, 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl $7,970,162 2,227 $3,579 $272,169,924 54
28 Jul 27, 1984 Ghostbusters $7,687,282 1,460 $5,265 $142,693,955 52
29 May 11, 1990 Pretty Woman $7,594,013 1,794 $4,233 $100,562,962 52
30 Jan 8, 2010 The Blind Side $7,531,467 2,880 $2,615 $218,978,376 52
31 Feb 16, 2001 Traffic $7,498,582 1,742 $4,305 $80,020,628 54
32 Jul 9, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $7,491,397 2,447 $3,061 $385,184,373 54
33 Feb 16, 1996 Mr. Holland's Opus $7,478,155 1,629 $4,591 $50,030,891 52
34 Feb 13, 1998 As Good as it Gets $7,428,700 1,801 $4,125 $101,614,491 54
35 Jan 12, 1996 Toy Story $7,369,912 2,053 $3,590 $169,753,776 54
36 Dec 28, 2012 Lincoln $7,337,362 1,966 $3,732 $131,867,159 52
37 Jul 18, 2003 Finding Nemo $7,275,723 2,480 $2,934 $303,795,720 52
38 Jun 22, 2012 Marvel's The Avengers $7,177,661 2,230 $3,219 $598,425,442 52
39 Jan 7, 2000 Toy Story 2 $7,153,489 2,752 $2,599 $219,705,755 52
40 Nov 6, 1987 Fatal Attraction $7,089,680 1,351 $5,248 $85,704,764 52
41 Aug 5, 1994 The Lion King $7,074,280 2,355 $3,004 $232,392,912 54
42 Feb 14, 1992 Fried Green Tomatoes $7,058,930 1,306 $5,405 $34,263,454 52
43 Jul 30, 1993 Jurassic Park $6,883,315 2,141 $3,215 $283,094,155 52
44 Aug 12, 2005 March of the Penguins $6,848,205 2,063 $3,320 $37,723,310 52
45 Jul 15, 1977 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope $6,806,951 757 $8,992 $53,777,851 54
46 Jan 16, 2015 The Imitation Game $6,801,166 1,611 $4,222 $50,407,474 52
47 Aug 23, 1985 Back to the Future $6,754,583 1,523 $4,435 $119,819,868 54
48 Jul 11, 1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back $6,652,858 858 $7,754 $94,296,366 54
49 Jan 27, 2006 Brokeback Mountain $6,542,081 1,654 $3,955 $51,024,343 52
50 Feb 4, 1983 Tootsie $6,523,267 1,222 $5,338 $100,398,200 52
51 Nov 24, 2000 Meet the Parents $6,487,795 2,087 $3,109 $148,350,120 52
52 Jul 24, 2009 The Hangover $6,461,370 2,285 $2,828 $247,073,766 52
53 Feb 8, 2002 A Beautiful Mind $6,304,800 2,220 $2,840 $113,271,766 52
54 Feb 15, 2002 Black Hawk Down $6,219,706 2,150 $2,893 $96,463,507 52
55 Feb 2, 1990 Driving Miss Daisy $6,011,600 895 $6,717 $24,384,883 54
56 Jul 6, 2001 Shrek $6,007,027 2,107 $2,851 $240,560,159 52
57 Jan 4, 2002 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $5,930,425 2,681 $2,212 $300,404,434 52
58 Jan 21, 2011 Black Swan $5,869,744 2,407 $2,439 $83,250,375 52
59 Mar 3, 2000 My Dog Skip $5,863,545 2,331 $2,515 $6,585,669 54
60 Feb 9, 2007 Night at the Museum $5,754,359 2,701 $2,130 $232,150,355 52
61 Dec 31, 2004 The Polar Express $5,609,096 2,702 $2,076 $155,112,441 54
62 Aug 31, 2012 2016: Obama's America $5,608,973 1,747 $3,211 $18,776,003 52
63 Nov 14, 1986 Crocodile Dundee $5,521,551 1,485 $3,718 $76,016,041 52
64 Sep 5, 2008 The Dark Knight $5,515,119 2,575 $2,142 $511,997,658 52
65 Feb 3, 1989 Rain Man $5,449,961 1,573 $3,465 $96,278,210 52
66 Feb 4, 2005 The Aviator $5,427,739 2,530 $2,145 $75,895,720 52
67 Jul 31, 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark $5,369,898 1,140 $4,710 $88,137,951 52
68 Feb 7, 1986 The Color Purple $5,330,126 1,109 $4,806 $45,889,128 54
69 Feb 3, 2006 Hoodwinked $5,307,334 2,907 $1,826 $44,101,550 52
70 Sep 19, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $5,242,286 2,846 $1,842 $313,731,317 52
71 Sep 24, 1993 The Fugitive $5,231,382 2,203 $2,375 $161,438,942 52
72 Jan 13, 1984 Terms of Endearment $5,211,394 1,020 $5,109 $55,781,706 54
73 Jan 31, 1997 Jerry Maguire $5,183,347 2,140 $2,422 $116,588,785 52
74 Feb 9, 2001 Cast Away $5,157,519 2,347 $2,197 $209,798,303 52
75 Sep 2, 1988 A Fish Called Wanda $5,098,053 1,187 $4,295 $37,792,123 52
76 Jan 26, 2001 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $5,061,767 869 $5,825 $44,427,118 52
77 Aug 11, 1989 Batman $5,026,358 1,777 $2,829 $220,760,193 52
78 Dec 26, 2014 Big Hero 6 $5,006,485 2,065 $2,424 $200,084,063 52
79 May 14, 2010 How to Train Your Dragon $5,003,536 2,620 $1,910 $207,647,696 52
80 Sep 4, 1981 Arthur $5,001,805 949 $5,271 $38,663,847 52
81 Sep 1, 1989 When Harry Met Sally… $4,849,364 1,152 $4,210 $67,515,438 52
82 Jan 15, 1993 The Bodyguard $4,840,996 1,705 $2,839 $102,236,643 54
83 Jul 17, 1992 Sister Act $4,829,728 1,941 $2,488 $97,550,155 52
84 Jan 27, 1989 Twins $4,802,805 1,659 $2,895 $86,518,865 52
85 Jun 28, 1996 Twister $4,787,383 2,318 $2,065 $219,558,165 52
86 Sep 28, 2001 The Others $4,785,217 2,724 $1,757 $86,694,507 52
87 Sep 2, 1988 Die Hard $4,766,648 1,461 $3,263 $58,456,957 52
88 Apr 5, 1991 The Silence of the Lambs $4,760,714 1,627 $2,926 $94,425,327 53
89 Sep 2, 2005 The Wedding Crashers $4,752,482 2,416 $1,967 $194,729,075 52
90 Aug 23, 1996 Independence Day $4,739,170 2,384 $1,988 $274,504,698 54
91 Jan 29, 2010 The Lovely Bones $4,726,828 2,638 $1,792 $38,005,738 52
92 Jan 8, 1999 A Bug's Life $4,723,951 2,500 $1,890 $142,955,209 52
93 Feb 4, 2000 Stuart Little $4,713,252 2,702 $1,744 $128,636,752 52
94 Jan 26, 2001 Snatch $4,706,743 1,444 $3,260 $15,713,514 52
95 Jan 2, 2009 Slumdog Millionaire $4,690,769 612 $7,665 $28,676,598 54
96 Sep 9, 1983 Mr. Mom $4,686,652 1,349 $3,474 $37,545,298 52
97 Jan 3, 2003 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $4,653,389 2,015 $2,309 $252,097,945 52
98 Feb 4, 1994 Schindler's List $4,637,480 764 $6,070 $29,305,853 54
99 Jul 4, 1986 Top Gun $4,636,548 1,386 $3,345 $80,554,738 52
100 Jul 14, 1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade $4,613,927 1,717 $2,687 $165,962,813 54