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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Biggest Opening Weekends at the Domestic Box Office

Rank       Date       MovieGrossTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1 May 4, 2012 Marvel's The Avengers $207,438,708 4,349 $47,698 $207,438,708 3
2 May 3, 2013 Iron Man 3 $174,144,585 4,253 $40,946 $174,144,585 3
3 Jul 15, 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $169,189,427 4,375 $38,672 $169,189,427 3
4 Jul 20, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises $160,887,295 4,404 $36,532 $160,887,295 3
5 Jul 18, 2008 The Dark Knight $158,411,483 4,366 $36,283 $158,411,483 3
6 Nov 22, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $158,074,286 4,163 $37,971 $158,074,286 3
7 Mar 23, 2012 The Hunger Games $152,535,747 4,137 $36,871 $152,535,747 3
8 May 4, 2007 Spider-Man 3 $151,116,516 4,252 $35,540 $151,116,516 3
9 Nov 20, 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon $142,839,137 4,024 $35,497 $142,839,137 3
10 Nov 16, 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 $141,067,634 4,070 $34,660 $141,067,634 4
11 Nov 18, 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 $138,122,261 4,061 $34,012 $138,122,261 3
12 Jul 7, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $135,634,554 4,133 $32,817 $135,634,554 3
13 May 7, 2010 Iron Man 2 $128,122,480 4,380 $29,252 $128,122,480 3
14 Nov 19, 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I $125,017,372 4,125 $30,307 $125,017,372 3
15 May 18, 2007 Shrek the Third $121,629,270 4,122 $29,507 $122,536,609 3
16 Jun 14, 2013 Man of Steel $116,619,362 4,207 $27,720 $128,681,486 3
17 Mar 5, 2010 Alice in Wonderland $116,101,023 3,728 $31,143 $116,101,023 3
18 May 3, 2002 Spider-Man $114,844,116 3,615 $31,769 $114,844,116 3
19 May 25, 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End $114,732,820 4,362 $26,303 $127,972,864 3
20 Jun 18, 2010 Toy Story 3 $110,307,189 4,028 $27,385 $110,307,189 3
21 Jun 26, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $108,966,307 4,234 $25,736 $200,077,255 5
22 May 20, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $108,435,841 3,661 $29,619 $158,449,700 4
23 May 21, 2004 Shrek 2 $108,037,878 4,163 $25,952 $128,983,060 5
24 May 26, 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand $102,750,665 3,690 $27,846 $102,750,665 3
25 Nov 18, 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $102,685,961 3,858 $26,616 $102,685,961 3
26 May 2, 2008 Iron Man $102,118,668 4,105 $24,877 $102,118,668 3
27 May 23, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $100,137,835 4,260 $23,507 $125,178,907 4
28 Jun 27, 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction $100,038,390 4,233 $23,633 $100,038,390 3
29 Jul 1, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $97,852,865 4,088 $23,937 $162,618,212 5
30 May 24, 2013 Fast and Furious 6 $97,375,245 3,658 $26,620 $97,375,245 3
31 Apr 4, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $95,023,721 3,938 $24,130 $95,023,721 3
32 Aug 1, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $94,320,883 4,080 $23,118 $94,320,883 3
33 Jun 4, 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $93,687,367 3,855 $24,303 $93,687,367 3
34 May 16, 2014 Godzilla $93,188,384 3,952 $23,580 $93,188,384 3
35 May 16, 2003 The Matrix Reloaded $91,774,413 3,603 $25,472 $134,282,716 4
36 May 2, 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $91,608,337 4,324 $21,186 $91,608,337 3
37 May 23, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $90,823,660 3,996 $22,729 $90,823,660 3
38 Nov 16, 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $90,294,621 3,672 $24,590 $90,294,621 3
39 May 20, 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides $90,151,958 4,155 $21,697 $90,151,958 3
40 Nov 9, 2012 Skyfall $88,364,714 3,505 $25,211 $90,564,714 4
41 Nov 15, 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $88,357,488 3,682 $23,997 $88,357,488 3
42 Jul 2, 2004 Spider-Man 2 $88,156,227 4,152 $21,232 $152,411,751 5
43 Apr 29, 2011 Fast Five $86,198,765 3,644 $23,655 $86,198,765 3
44 May 27, 2011 The Hangover Part II $85,946,294 3,615 $23,775 $117,556,661 4
45 Nov 8, 2013 Thor: The Dark World $85,737,841 3,841 $22,322 $85,737,841 3
46 May 2, 2003 X2 $85,558,731 3,741 $22,871 $85,558,731 3
47 May 1, 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine $85,058,003 4,099 $20,751 $85,058,003 3
48 Dec 14, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $84,617,303 4,045 $20,919 $84,617,303 3
49 Jul 5, 2013 Despicable Me 2 $84,227,980 3,997 $21,073 $143,074,960 6
50 Feb 27, 2004 The Passion of the Christ $83,848,082 3,043 $27,554 $125,185,971 5
51 Jun 21, 2013 Monsters University $82,429,469 4,004 $20,587 $82,429,469 3
52 May 17, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $80,027,814 3,161 $25,317 $110,169,231 4
53 May 8, 2009 Star Trek $79,204,289 3,849 $20,578 $79,204,289 3
54 Mar 8, 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful $79,110,453 3,912 $20,223 $79,110,453 3
55 Jul 17, 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $77,835,727 4,325 $17,997 $158,022,354 5
56 Dec 14, 2007 I am Legend $77,211,321 3,606 $21,412 $77,211,321 3
57 Jul 13, 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix $77,108,414 4,285 $17,995 $139,715,157 5
58 May 19, 2006 The Da Vinci Code $77,073,388 3,735 $20,635 $77,073,388 3
59 Dec 18, 2009 Avatar $77,025,481 3,452 $22,313 $77,025,481 3
60 Jul 27, 2007 The Simpsons Movie $74,036,787 3,922 $18,877 $74,036,787 3
61 Dec 13, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $73,645,197 3,903 $18,869 $73,645,197 3
62 Jul 26, 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember $73,071,188 3,613 $20,225 $76,624,907 4
63 Dec 19, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $72,629,713 3,703 $19,614 $124,100,534 5
64 Jul 11, 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $72,611,427 3,967 $18,304 $72,611,427 3
65 May 23, 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $72,132,785 3,281 $21,985 $98,388,402 3
66 Apr 3, 2009 Fast & Furious $70,950,500 3,461 $20,500 $70,950,500 3
67 Mar 9, 2007 300 $70,885,301 3,103 $22,844 $70,885,301 3
68 May 21, 2010 Shrek Forever After $70,838,207 4,359 $16,251 $70,838,207 3
69 Jul 6, 2007 Transformers $70,502,384 4,011 $17,577 $150,405,412 6
70 Nov 5, 2004 The Incredibles $70,467,623 3,933 $17,917 $70,467,623 3
71 May 30, 2003 Finding Nemo $70,251,710 3,374 $20,821 $70,251,710 3
72 Mar 2, 2012 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax $70,217,070 3,729 $18,830 $70,217,070 3
73 May 17, 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness $70,165,559 3,868 $18,140 $83,701,981 3
74 Nov 21, 2008 Twilight $69,637,740 3,419 $20,368 $69,637,740 3
75 May 30, 2014 Maleficent $69,431,298 3,948 $17,586 $69,431,298 3
76 Aug 3, 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum $69,283,690 3,660 $18,930 $69,283,690 3
77 Feb 7, 2014 The LEGO Movie $69,050,279 3,775 $18,291 $69,050,279 3
78 May 28, 2004 The Day After Tomorrow $68,743,584 3,425 $20,071 $68,743,584 3
79 Jul 27, 2001 Planet of the Apes $68,532,960 3,500 $19,581 $68,532,960 3
80 May 4, 2001 The Mummy Returns $68,139,035 3,401 $20,035 $68,139,035 3
81 May 29, 2009 Up $68,108,790 3,766 $18,085 $68,108,790 3
82 Mar 31, 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown $68,033,544 3,964 $17,163 $68,033,544 3
83 May 23, 2003 Bruce Almighty $67,953,330 3,483 $19,510 $67,953,330 3
84 Nov 14, 2008 Quantum of Solace $67,528,882 3,451 $19,568 $67,528,882 3
85 Aug 3, 2001 Rush Hour 2 $67,408,222 3,118 $21,619 $67,408,222 3
86 Jun 21, 2013 World War Z $66,411,834 3,607 $18,412 $66,411,834 3
87 Jun 22, 2012 Brave $66,323,594 4,164 $15,928 $66,323,594 3
88 Jun 24, 2011 Cars 2 $66,135,507 4,115 $16,072 $66,135,507 3
89 May 6, 2011 Thor $65,723,338 3,955 $16,618 $65,723,338 3
90 Aug 8, 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $65,575,105 3,845 $17,055 $65,575,105 3
91 Dec 9, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $65,556,312 3,616 $18,130 $65,556,312 3
92 Nov 13, 2009 2012 $65,237,614 3,404 $19,165 $65,237,614 3
93 Jul 22, 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger $65,058,524 3,715 $17,512 $65,058,524 3
94 Jul 1, 2005 The War of the Worlds $64,878,725 3,908 $16,602 $100,561,125 5
95 Jul 2, 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $64,832,191 4,468 $14,510 $157,577,169 5
96 May 21, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $64,810,970 2,970 $21,822 $105,661,237 5
97 Nov 7, 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa $63,106,589 4,056 $15,559 $63,106,589 3
98 Jun 27, 2008 WALL-E $63,087,526 3,992 $15,803 $63,087,526 3
99 Jul 16, 2010 Inception $62,785,337 3,792 $16,557 $62,785,337 3
100 Jul 4, 2008 Hancock $62,603,879 3,965 $15,789 $103,877,446 5