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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Biggest 12th Weekends at the Domestic Box Office

Rank       Date       MovieGrossTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1 Mar 6, 1998 Titanic $17,605,849 3,103 $5,674 $449,157,395 80
2 Feb 1, 1991 Home Alone $8,215,408 2,009 $4,089 $213,551,706 80
3 Mar 4, 2005 Million Dollar Baby $8,135,421 2,350 $3,462 $76,600,008 82
4 Mar 5, 2010 Avatar $8,118,102 2,163 $3,753 $720,607,444 80
5 Feb 1, 2013 Silver Linings Playbook $7,738,058 2,809 $2,755 $80,002,616 80
6 Jan 30, 2009 Slumdog Millionaire $7,628,713 1,635 $4,666 $67,193,169 82
7 Feb 11, 2011 The King's Speech $7,230,790 2,263 $3,195 $93,675,671 80
8 Mar 14, 2003 Chicago $7,105,479 2,600 $2,733 $124,845,340 80
9 Feb 7, 2014 Frozen $6,872,811 2,460 $2,794 $368,637,437 80
10 Aug 12, 1977 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope $6,705,755 1,074 $6,244 $102,267,928 82
11 Feb 23, 2001 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $6,592,223 1,749 $3,769 $81,940,326 80
12 Aug 27, 1982 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial $6,585,487 1,620 $4,065 $229,125,272 80
13 Feb 19, 1982 On Golden Pond $6,526,822 1,015 $6,430 $39,274,671 80
14 Feb 20, 1998 Good Will Hunting $6,471,601 2,185 $2,962 $87,964,286 80
15 Jan 29, 1993 Aladdin $6,319,917 2,214 $2,855 $156,015,286 82
16 Mar 6, 1987 Platoon $6,109,812 1,554 $3,932 $84,585,081 80
17 Feb 22, 1985 Beverly Hills Cop $5,857,274 1,515 $3,866 $167,857,279 82
18 Sep 23, 1994 Forrest Gump $5,457,584 2,365 $2,308 $263,646,568 82
19 Sep 28, 1990 Ghost $5,435,657 1,766 $3,078 $155,272,132 80
20 Feb 12, 1988 3 Men and a Baby $5,195,142 1,728 $3,006 $131,990,012 82
21 Mar 2, 1990 Driving Miss Daisy $5,089,040 1,432 $3,554 $60,302,144 82
22 Aug 24, 1984 Ghostbusters $4,875,044 1,391 $3,505 $179,403,683 80
23 Aug 8, 1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back $4,554,679 1,195 $3,811 $139,069,964 82
24 Feb 3, 2012 The Descendants $4,552,943 2,038 $2,234 $65,475,595 82
25 Jun 8, 1990 Pretty Woman $4,480,347 1,777 $2,521 $133,324,214 80
26 Feb 11, 1994 Mrs. Doubtfire $4,406,663 1,916 $2,300 $187,077,537 82
27 Feb 26, 1999 Shakespeare in Love $4,372,632 1,920 $2,277 $60,143,613 80
28 Mar 11, 1988 Good Morning Vietnam $4,369,592 1,579 $2,767 $91,060,075 82
29 Mar 4, 1983 Tootsie $4,349,058 1,221 $3,562 $128,631,608 80
30 Jan 25, 1991 Dances with Wolves $4,307,895 1,302 $3,309 $92,390,440 80
31 Mar 2, 2001 Chocolat $4,200,052 1,857 $2,262 $45,737,220 80
32 Feb 22, 2008 Juno $4,154,502 1,727 $2,406 $130,431,948 82
33 Feb 25, 2000 The Cider House Rules $4,066,251 1,346 $3,021 $31,914,836 80
34 Oct 22, 1999 The Sixth Sense $4,057,846 2,191 $1,852 $255,501,006 80
35 Sep 20, 1985 Back to the Future $3,924,150 1,448 $2,710 $150,200,665 82
36 Sep 2, 1994 The Lion King $3,919,074 1,331 $2,944 $262,317,184 82
37 Aug 28, 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark $3,909,879 1,110 $3,522 $117,371,084 80
38 Mar 8, 2002 A Beautiful Mind $3,872,880 1,793 $2,160 $144,274,651 80
39 Jan 25, 2013 Lincoln $3,863,689 1,909 $2,024 $167,051,523 80
40 Mar 3, 1989 Rain Man $3,858,147 1,580 $2,442 $121,784,071 80
41 Dec 29, 1989 Look Who's Talking $3,767,244 1,482 $2,542 $115,158,196 80
42 Aug 12, 1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi $3,759,299 1,515 $2,481 $216,873,917 82
43 Mar 7, 1986 The Color Purple $3,636,677 1,096 $3,318 $69,260,725 82
44 Aug 1, 1986 Top Gun $3,472,515 1,312 $2,647 $107,759,353 80
45 Mar 16, 2001 Traffic $3,414,195 1,682 $2,030 $102,474,338 82
46 Oct 2, 1998 There's Something About Mary $3,396,357 2,174 $1,562 $158,025,286 82
47 Mar 13, 1992 Fried Green Tomatoes $3,344,045 1,327 $2,520 $57,148,824 80
48 Mar 5, 2010 Crazy Heart $3,312,591 1,274 $2,600 $29,532,002 82
49 Feb 3, 2006 Walk the Line $3,287,475 1,577 $2,085 $110,611,645 80
50 Mar 4, 1988 Moonstruck $3,287,038 1,177 $2,793 $45,670,253 82
51 Jan 31, 1992 Beauty and the Beast $3,276,760 1,648 $1,988 $103,446,010 82
52 Oct 15, 1982 An Officer and a Gentleman $3,260,328 967 $3,372 $75,479,008 82
53 Mar 4, 1994 Schindler's List $3,207,985 803 $3,995 $50,271,183 82
54 Aug 30, 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves $3,158,525 1,575 $2,005 $150,477,022 80
55 Mar 13, 1998 As Good as it Gets $3,051,172 1,710 $1,784 $121,407,160 82
56 Dec 4, 1987 Fatal Attraction $3,044,697 1,401 $2,173 $114,297,576 80
57 Mar 5, 2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $3,037,822 1,903 $1,596 $368,210,170 82
58 Feb 27, 2009 Gran Torino $3,022,228 1,750 $1,727 $138,632,157 80
59 Aug 27, 1993 Jurassic Park $2,923,310 1,469 $1,990 $311,146,090 80
60 Feb 27, 2009 The Reader $2,860,429 1,203 $2,378 $26,949,964 82
61 May 27, 1994 Four Weddings and a Funeral $2,793,788 984 $2,839 $40,774,304 82
62 Jan 28, 2005 Finding Neverland $2,755,230 1,258 $2,190 $35,942,714 80
63 Feb 25, 1983 Gandhi $2,746,571 734 $3,742 $22,004,071 82
64 Mar 8, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $2,683,317 1,210 $2,218 $291,149,457 82
65 Sep 9, 2005 March of the Penguins $2,639,936 2,403 $1,099 $66,979,768 80
66 Feb 28, 1997 Jerry Maguire $2,581,293 1,353 $1,908 $135,106,602 80
67 May 3, 1991 The Silence of the Lambs $2,540,581 1,619 $1,569 $112,193,973 81
68 Jul 5, 2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $2,508,748 499 $5,028 $23,576,174 80
69 Feb 5, 2010 The Blind Side $2,503,224 1,740 $1,439 $241,529,593 80
70 Jun 4, 1982 Porky's $2,499,511 1,296 $1,929 $88,665,423 80
71 Sep 7, 1984 The Karate Kid $2,459,536 1,070 $2,299 $72,886,052 80
72 Aug 14, 1992 Sister Act $2,442,393 1,361 $1,795 $120,812,215 80
73 Jan 25, 2008 No Country for Old Men $2,423,409 1,107 $2,189 $51,956,842 80
74 Sep 26, 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl $2,374,249 1,443 $1,645 $295,713,028 82
75 May 20, 1983 My Tutor $2,367,825 500 $4,736 $13,397,434 80
76 Mar 7, 1997 Marvin's Room $2,365,877 1,158 $2,043 $8,678,752 82
77 Oct 7, 1983 Mr. Mom $2,365,314 1,186 $1,994 $53,184,055 80
78 Mar 4, 2005 The Aviator $2,327,231 1,331 $1,748 $97,039,461 80
79 Feb 24, 2006 Brokeback Mountain $2,293,859 1,359 $1,688 $75,383,067 80
80 Sep 5, 1986 The Karate Kid, Part II $2,285,141 1,512 $1,511 $101,718,904 80
81 Feb 10, 1984 Terms of Endearment $2,277,981 847 $2,689 $72,704,975 82
82 Dec 12, 1986 Crocodile Dundee $2,273,536 1,435 $1,584 $102,855,724 80
83 Jul 1, 1983 Flashdance $2,256,608 785 $2,875 $54,950,023 80
84 Feb 4, 2000 Toy Story 2 $2,254,993 1,618 $1,394 $237,113,435 80
85 Feb 10, 2012 The Artist $2,240,252 808 $2,773 $24,002,038 80
86 Mar 15, 1996 Mr. Holland's Opus $2,228,781 1,475 $1,511 $69,930,705 80
87 Aug 6, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $2,223,198 1,199 $1,854 $412,775,151 82
88 May 25, 1984 Splash $2,151,832 1,073 $2,005 $61,088,869 80
89 Oct 2, 1981 Arthur $2,111,572 910 $2,320 $52,922,322 80
90 Aug 10, 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom $2,110,782 946 $2,231 $158,988,301 82
91 Jan 30, 2004 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World $2,106,759 1,118 $1,884 $87,568,647 80
92 Aug 27, 2004 Napoleon Dynamite $2,083,493 706 $2,951 $22,380,194 80
93 Dec 30, 1994 Pulp Fiction $2,063,675 440 $4,690 $63,617,560 80
94 Sep 20, 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day $2,063,232 1,592 $1,296 $193,624,962 82
95 Sep 30, 1988 A Fish Called Wanda $2,051,278 1,122 $1,828 $51,053,364 80
96 Feb 2, 1990 Steel Magnolias $2,019,275 1,369 $1,475 $67,032,445 82
97 Sep 30, 1988 Die Hard $2,015,246 1,213 $1,661 $70,751,623 80
98 Mar 7, 1980 Kramer vs. Kramer $2,000,000 760 $2,632 $65,207,206 82
99 Feb 26, 1999 Rushmore $1,974,063 790 $2,499 $12,477,433 80
100 Sep 29, 1989 When Harry Met Sally… $1,961,676 1,162 $1,688 $80,795,888 80