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Biggest Opening Weekends at the Domestic Box Office

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The chart below contains figures for the biggest Opening Weekends 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 $247,966,675 4,134 $59,982 $247,966,675 3
2 Jun 12, 2015 Jurassic World $208,806,270 4,274 $48,855 $208,806,270 3
3 May 4, 2012 Marvel's The Avengers $207,438,708 4,349 $47,698 $207,438,708 3
4 May 1, 2015 The Avengers: Age of Ultron $191,271,109 4,276 $44,731 $191,271,109 3
5 May 6, 2016 Captain America: Civil War $179,139,142 4,226 $42,390 $179,139,142 3
6 May 3, 2013 Iron Man 3 $174,144,585 4,253 $40,946 $174,144,585 3
7 Jul 15, 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $169,189,427 4,375 $38,672 $169,189,427 3
8 Mar 25, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice $166,007,347 4,242 $39,134 $166,007,347 3
9 Jul 20, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises $160,887,295 4,404 $36,532 $160,887,295 3
10 Jul 18, 2008 The Dark Knight $158,411,483 4,366 $36,283 $158,411,483 3
11 Nov 22, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $158,074,286 4,163 $37,971 $158,074,286 3
12 Dec 16, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $155,081,681 4,157 $37,306 $155,081,681 3
13 Mar 23, 2012 The Hunger Games $152,535,747 4,137 $36,871 $152,535,747 3
14 May 4, 2007 Spider-Man 3 $151,116,516 4,252 $35,540 $151,116,516 3
15 Apr 3, 2015 Furious 7 $147,163,560 4,003 $36,763 $147,163,560 3
16 Nov 20, 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon $142,839,137 4,024 $35,497 $142,839,137 3
17 Nov 16, 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 $141,067,634 4,070 $34,660 $141,067,634 4
18 Nov 18, 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 $138,122,261 4,061 $34,012 $138,122,261 3
19 Jul 7, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $135,634,554 4,133 $32,817 $135,634,554 3
20 Jun 17, 2016 Finding Dory $135,060,273 4,305 $31,373 $135,060,273 3
21 Aug 5, 2016 Suicide Squad $133,682,248 4,255 $31,418 $133,682,248 3
22 Feb 12, 2016 Deadpool $132,434,639 3,558 $37,222 $132,434,639 3
23 May 7, 2010 Iron Man 2 $128,122,480 4,380 $29,252 $128,122,480 3
24 Nov 19, 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I $125,017,372 4,125 $30,307 $125,017,372 3
25 Nov 21, 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 $121,897,634 4,151 $29,366 $121,897,634 3
26 May 18, 2007 Shrek the Third $121,629,270 4,122 $29,507 $122,536,609 3
27 Jun 14, 2013 Man of Steel $116,619,362 4,207 $27,720 $128,681,486 3
28 Mar 5, 2010 Alice in Wonderland $116,101,023 3,728 $31,143 $116,101,023 3
29 Jul 10, 2015 Minions $115,718,405 4,301 $26,905 $115,718,405 3
30 May 3, 2002 Spider-Man $114,844,116 3,615 $31,769 $114,844,116 3
31 May 25, 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End $114,732,820 4,362 $26,303 $127,972,864 3
32 Jun 18, 2010 Toy Story 3 $110,307,189 4,028 $27,385 $110,307,189 3
33 Jun 26, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $108,966,307 4,234 $25,736 $200,077,255 5
34 May 20, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $108,435,841 3,661 $29,619 $158,449,700 4
35 May 21, 2004 Shrek 2 $108,037,878 4,163 $25,952 $128,983,060 5
36 Jul 8, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets $104,352,905 4,370 $23,879 $104,352,905 3
37 Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book $103,261,464 4,028 $25,636 $103,261,464 3
38 May 26, 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand $102,750,665 3,690 $27,846 $102,750,665 3
39 Nov 18, 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $102,685,961 3,858 $26,616 $102,685,961 3
40 Nov 20, 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 $102,665,981 4,175 $24,591 $102,665,981 3
41 May 2, 2008 Iron Man $102,118,668 4,105 $24,877 $102,118,668 3
42 May 23, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $100,137,835 4,260 $23,507 $125,178,907 4
43 Jun 27, 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction $100,038,390 4,233 $23,633 $100,038,390 3
44 Jul 1, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $97,852,865 4,088 $23,937 $162,618,212 5
45 May 24, 2013 Fast and Furious 6 $97,375,245 3,658 $26,620 $97,375,245 3
46 Apr 4, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $95,023,721 3,938 $24,130 $95,023,721 3
47 Aug 1, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $94,320,883 4,080 $23,118 $94,320,883 3
48 Jun 4, 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $93,687,367 3,855 $24,303 $93,687,367 3
49 May 16, 2014 Godzilla $93,188,384 3,952 $23,580 $93,188,384 3
50 May 16, 2003 The Matrix Reloaded $91,774,413 3,603 $25,472 $134,282,716 4
51 May 2, 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $91,608,337 4,324 $21,186 $91,608,337 3
52 May 23, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $90,823,660 3,996 $22,729 $90,823,660 3
53 Jun 19, 2015 Inside Out $90,440,272 3,946 $22,919 $90,440,272 3
54 Nov 16, 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $90,294,621 3,672 $24,590 $90,294,621 3
55 May 20, 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides $90,151,958 4,155 $21,697 $90,151,958 3
56 Nov 9, 2012 Skyfall $88,364,714 3,505 $25,211 $90,564,714 4
57 Nov 15, 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $88,357,488 3,682 $23,997 $88,357,488 3
58 Jul 2, 2004 Spider-Man 2 $88,156,227 4,152 $21,232 $152,411,751 5
59 Apr 29, 2011 Fast Five $86,198,765 3,644 $23,655 $86,198,765 3
60 May 27, 2011 The Hangover Part II $85,946,294 3,615 $23,775 $117,556,661 4
61 Nov 8, 2013 Thor: The Dark World $85,737,841 3,841 $22,322 $85,737,841 3
62 May 2, 2003 X2 $85,558,731 3,741 $22,871 $85,558,731 3
63 Feb 13, 2015 Fifty Shades of Grey $85,171,450 3,646 $23,360 $85,171,450 3
64 Nov 4, 2016 Doctor Strange $85,058,311 3,882 $21,911 $85,058,311 3
65 May 1, 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine $85,058,003 4,099 $20,751 $85,058,003 3
66 Dec 14, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $84,617,303 4,045 $20,919 $84,617,303 3
67 Jul 5, 2013 Despicable Me 2 $84,227,980 3,997 $21,073 $143,074,960 6
68 Feb 27, 2004 The Passion of the Christ $83,848,082 3,043 $27,554 $125,185,971 5
69 Jun 21, 2013 Monsters University $82,429,469 4,004 $20,587 $82,429,469 3
70 May 17, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $80,027,814 3,161 $25,317 $110,169,231 4
71 May 8, 2009 Star Trek $79,204,289 3,849 $20,578 $79,204,289 3
72 Mar 8, 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful $79,110,453 3,912 $20,223 $79,110,453 3
73 Jul 17, 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $77,835,727 4,325 $17,997 $158,022,354 5
74 Dec 14, 2007 I am Legend $77,211,321 3,606 $21,412 $77,211,321 3
75 Jul 13, 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix $77,108,414 4,285 $17,995 $139,715,157 5
76 May 19, 2006 The Da Vinci Code $77,073,388 3,735 $20,635 $77,073,388 3
77 Dec 18, 2009 Avatar $77,025,481 3,452 $22,313 $77,025,481 3
78 Mar 4, 2016 Zootopia $75,063,401 3,827 $19,614 $75,063,401 3
79 Nov 18, 2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them $74,403,387 4,144 $17,954 $74,403,387 3
80 Jul 27, 2007 The Simpsons Movie $74,036,787 3,922 $18,877 $74,036,787 3
81 Dec 13, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $73,645,197 3,903 $18,869 $73,645,197 3
82 Jul 26, 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember $73,071,188 3,613 $20,225 $76,624,907 4
83 Dec 19, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $72,629,713 3,703 $19,614 $124,100,534 5
84 Jul 11, 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $72,611,427 3,967 $18,304 $72,611,427 3
85 May 23, 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $72,132,785 3,281 $21,985 $74,699,967 3
86 Apr 3, 2009 Fast & Furious $70,950,500 3,461 $20,500 $70,950,500 3
87 Mar 9, 2007 300 $70,885,301 3,103 $22,844 $70,885,301 3
88 May 21, 2010 Shrek Forever After $70,838,207 4,359 $16,251 $70,838,207 3
89 Jul 6, 2007 Transformers $70,502,384 4,011 $17,577 $150,405,412 6
90 Nov 5, 2004 The Incredibles $70,467,623 3,933 $17,917 $70,467,623 3
91 Nov 6, 2015 Spectre $70,403,148 3,929 $17,919 $70,403,148 3
92 May 30, 2003 Finding Nemo $70,251,710 3,374 $20,821 $70,251,710 3
93 Mar 2, 2012 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax $70,217,070 3,729 $18,830 $70,217,070 3
94 May 17, 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness $70,165,559 3,868 $18,140 $83,701,981 3
95 Nov 21, 2008 Twilight $69,637,740 3,419 $20,368 $69,637,740 3
96 May 30, 2014 Maleficent $69,431,298 3,948 $17,586 $69,431,298 3
97 Aug 3, 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum $69,283,690 3,660 $18,930 $69,283,690 3
98 May 15, 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 $69,216,890 3,473 $19,930 $69,216,890 3
99 Feb 7, 2014 The LEGO Movie $69,050,279 3,775 $18,291 $69,050,279 3
100 May 28, 2004 The Day After Tomorrow $68,743,584 3,425 $20,071 $68,743,584 3