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Biggest December Days at the Domestic Box Office

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The chart below contains figures for the Biggest December Days at the Domestic Box Office.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Rank       Date       MovieGrossTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1 Dec 18, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $119,119,282 4,134 $28,815 $119,119,282 1
2 Dec 16, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $71,094,394 4,157 $17,102 $71,094,394 1
3 Dec 19, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $68,294,204 4,134 $16,520 $187,413,486 2
4 Dec 20, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $60,553,189 4,134 $14,648 $247,966,675 3
5 Dec 26, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $56,731,532 4,134 $13,723 $496,913,249 9
6 Dec 25, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $49,325,663 4,134 $11,932 $440,181,717 8
7 Dec 17, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $46,308,115 4,157 $11,140 $117,402,509 2
8 Dec 27, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $43,145,665 4,134 $10,437 $540,058,914 10
9 Dec 21, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $40,109,742 4,134 $9,702 $288,076,417 4
10 Dec 23, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $38,022,183 4,134 $9,197 $363,460,329 6
11 Dec 18, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $37,679,172 4,157 $9,064 $155,081,681 3
12 Dec 22, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $37,361,729 4,134 $9,038 $325,438,146 5
13 Dec 14, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $37,125,547 4,045 $9,178 $37,125,547 1
14 Dec 17, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $34,450,834 3,703 $9,303 $34,450,834 1
15 Dec 26, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $32,085,637 4,157 $7,718 $318,119,079 11
16 Dec 28, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $31,362,029 4,134 $7,586 $571,420,943 11
17 Dec 13, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $31,190,587 3,903 $7,991 $31,190,587 1
18 Dec 14, 2007 I am Legend $30,059,386 3,606 $8,336 $30,059,386 1
19 Dec 29, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $29,528,583 4,134 $7,143 $600,949,526 12
20 Dec 15, 2007 I am Legend $28,795,114 3,606 $7,985 $58,854,500 2
21 Dec 26, 2009 Avatar $28,274,406 3,456 $8,181 $188,463,503 9
22 Dec 30, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $28,085,057 4,134 $6,794 $629,034,583 13
23 Dec 15, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $27,739,815 4,045 $6,858 $64,865,362 2
24 Dec 20, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $27,492,053 3,703 $7,424 $100,774,423 4
25 Dec 24, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $27,395,725 4,134 $6,627 $390,856,054 7
26 Dec 18, 2009 Avatar $26,752,099 3,452 $7,750 $26,752,099 1
27 Dec 18, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $26,159,972 3,622 $7,223 $26,159,972 1
28 Dec 25, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $25,865,004 4,157 $6,222 $286,033,442 10
29 Dec 19, 2009 Avatar $25,529,036 3,452 $7,395 $52,281,135 2
30 Dec 10, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $25,326,015 3,616 $7,004 $48,332,871 2
31 Dec 20, 2009 Avatar $24,744,346 3,452 $7,168 $77,025,481 3
32 Dec 25, 2009 Sherlock Holmes $24,608,941 3,626 $6,787 $24,608,941 1
33 Dec 17, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $24,452,117 3,875 $6,310 $24,452,117 1
34 Dec 14, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $24,430,416 3,903 $6,259 $55,621,003 2
35 Dec 27, 2009 Avatar $24,247,681 3,456 $7,016 $212,711,184 10
36 Dec 21, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $23,326,111 3,703 $6,299 $124,100,534 5
37 Dec 25, 2009 Avatar $23,095,046 3,456 $6,683 $160,189,097 8
38 Dec 9, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $23,006,856 3,616 $6,363 $23,006,856 1
39 Dec 31, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $22,932,686 4,134 $5,547 $651,967,269 14
40 Dec 23, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $22,860,256 4,157 $5,499 $244,859,930 8
41 Dec 21, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $22,752,057 3,622 $6,282 $82,015,081 4
42 Dec 27, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $22,515,612 4,157 $5,416 $340,634,691 12
43 Dec 26, 2009 Sherlock Holmes $21,837,175 3,626 $6,022 $46,446,116 2
44 Dec 19, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $21,811,549 3,703 $5,890 $73,282,370 3
45 Dec 20, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $21,397,014 3,875 $5,522 $72,367,595 4
46 Dec 17, 2005 King Kong $20,105,680 3,568 $5,635 $50,625,420 4
47 Dec 22, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $20,031,131 3,622 $5,530 $102,046,212 5
48 Dec 26, 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $19,842,031 3,700 $5,363 $60,445,675 4
49 Dec 16, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $19,751,941 4,045 $4,883 $84,617,303 3
50 Dec 26, 2016 Sing $19,673,485 4,022 $4,891 $75,544,270 6
51 Dec 25, 2004 Meet the Fockers $19,542,490 3,518 $5,555 $51,098,360 4
52 Dec 26, 2004 Meet the Fockers $19,419,360 3,518 $5,520 $70,517,720 5
53 Dec 28, 2009 Avatar $19,418,139 3,456 $5,619 $232,129,323 11
54 Dec 20, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $19,224,340 3,622 $5,308 $59,263,024 3
55 Dec 26, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $19,152,196 3,703 $5,172 $190,822,800 10
56 Dec 15, 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $18,883,832 3,475 $5,434 $32,184,545 2
57 Dec 23, 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $18,801,277 3,656 $5,143 $18,801,277 1
58 Dec 30, 2009 Avatar $18,466,123 3,456 $5,343 $268,886,074 13
59 Dec 16, 2007 I am Legend $18,356,821 3,606 $5,091 $77,211,321 3
60 Dec 29, 2009 Avatar $18,290,628 3,456 $5,292 $250,419,951 12
61 Dec 30, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $18,224,317 4,157 $4,384 $393,603,022 15
62 Dec 19, 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $18,214,211 3,359 $5,423 $18,214,211 1
63 Dec 25, 2012 Les Miserables $18,111,665 2,808 $6,450 $18,111,665 1
64 Dec 15, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $18,024,194 3,903 $4,618 $73,645,197 3
65 Dec 28, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $18,021,482 4,157 $4,335 $358,656,173 13
66 Dec 19, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $17,596,150 4,157 $4,233 $172,677,831 4
67 Dec 20, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $17,582,978 4,157 $4,230 $190,260,809 5
68 Dec 27, 2016 Sing $17,515,525 4,022 $4,355 $93,059,795 7
69 Dec 17, 2010 Tron: Legacy $17,509,781 3,451 $5,074 $17,509,781 1
70 Dec 27, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $17,249,267 3,703 $4,658 $208,072,067 11
71 Dec 28, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $17,227,061 3,622 $4,756 $185,283,282 11
72 Dec 11, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $17,223,441 3,616 $4,763 $65,556,312 3
73 Dec 22, 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $17,025,000 3,359 $5,068 $59,225,000 4
74 Dec 18, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $17,019,987 3,703 $4,596 $51,470,821 2
75 Dec 30, 2016 Sing $16,920,650 4,029 $4,200 $140,522,140 10
76 Dec 27, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $16,873,539 3,622 $4,659 $168,056,221 10
77 Dec 22, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $16,773,075 4,157 $4,035 $221,999,674 7
78 Dec 21, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $16,763,949 3,875 $4,326 $89,131,544 5
79 Dec 21, 2007 National Treasure: The Book of Secrets $16,739,339 3,832 $4,368 $16,739,339 1
80 Dec 29, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $16,722,532 4,157 $4,023 $375,378,705 14
81 Dec 19, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $16,563,371 3,875 $4,274 $50,970,581 3
82 Dec 23, 2009 Avatar $16,445,291 3,452 $4,764 $125,943,053 6
83 Dec 21, 2009 Avatar $16,385,820 3,452 $4,747 $93,411,301 4
84 Dec 22, 2009 Avatar $16,086,461 3,452 $4,660 $109,497,762 5
85 Dec 27, 2009 Sherlock Holmes $15,858,161 3,626 $4,373 $62,304,277 3
86 Dec 11, 2004 Ocean's Twelve $15,730,244 3,290 $4,781 $30,469,500 2
87 Dec 25, 2015 Daddy's Home $15,709,618 3,271 $4,803 $15,709,618 1
88 Dec 26, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $15,608,854 3,875 $4,028 $142,704,972 10
89 Dec 18, 2005 King Kong $15,556,225 3,568 $4,360 $66,181,645 5
90 Dec 28, 2016 Sing $15,501,840 4,022 $3,854 $108,561,635 8
91 Dec 8, 2001 Ocean's Eleven $15,500,000 3,075 $5,041 $28,800,000 2
92 Dec 26, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $15,455,171 3,622 $4,267 $151,182,682 9
93 Dec 25, 2014 Unbroken $15,434,400 3,131 $4,930 $15,434,400 1
94 Dec 22, 2007 National Treasure: The Book of Secrets $15,344,648 3,832 $4,004 $32,083,987 2
95 Dec 24, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $15,308,508 4,157 $3,683 $260,168,438 9
96 Dec 1, 2013 Frozen $15,207,908 3,742 $4,064 $93,933,226 10
97 Dec 27, 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $15,143,373 3,700 $4,093 $75,589,048 5
98 Dec 23, 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $15,143,000 3,359 $4,508 $74,368,000 5
99 Dec 25, 2014 Into the Woods $15,089,740 2,440 $6,184 $15,089,740 1
100 Dec 7, 2013 Frozen $15,063,237 3,742 $4,025 $124,424,493 16