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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Fastest Movies to Earn $200 Million at the Domestic Box Office

Note: Movies are ranked first by the number of days they took to reach the milestone, and second by their total gross on the day they exceeded the milestone.

Rank       Date       MovieDays to MilestoneCumulative Gross After Passing Milestone
1 May 6, 2012 Marvel's The Avengers 3 $207,438,708
2 Jul 22, 2008 The Dark Knight 5 $203,773,518
3 Jul 19, 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II 5 $202,620,674
4 Jun 28, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 5 $200,077,255
5 Jul 25, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises 6 $211,808,988
6 Nov 27, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 6 $207,164,427
7 May 8, 2013 Iron Man 3 6 $204,811,482
8 Jul 14, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 8 $214,563,858
9 Mar 30, 2012 The Hunger Games 8 $208,585,398
10 Nov 27, 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon 8 $205,788,929
11 Jul 6, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 8 $204,421,287
12 Jul 7, 2004 Spider-Man 2 8 $202,120,073
13 May 26, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith 8 $200,442,739
14 May 12, 2007 Spider-Man 3 9 $224,411,133
15 Nov 26, 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 9 $212,201,624
16 Nov 27, 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 9 $209,530,619
17 Jun 26, 2010 Toy Story 3 9 $208,092,816
18 Jun 2, 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 9 $204,031,150
19 Jul 8, 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 9 $203,662,377
20 May 11, 2002 Spider-Man 9 $202,035,007
21 Nov 23, 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 9 $201,270,703
22 Dec 27, 2009 Avatar 10 $212,711,184
23 May 16, 2010 Iron Man 2 10 $211,200,876
24 Jun 23, 2013 Man of Steel 10 $210,078,153
25 Mar 14, 2010 Alice in Wonderland 10 $209,339,432
26 May 27, 2007 Shrek the Third 10 $203,378,450
27 May 31, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 10 $202,929,293
28 Jul 24, 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 10 $201,167,852
29 Nov 27, 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 10 $201,010,207
30 May 29, 2004 Shrek 2 11 $212,125,502
31 Dec 27, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 11 $208,072,067
32 May 25, 2003 The Matrix Reloaded 11 $200,773,759
33 Jul 13, 2013 Despicable Me 2 12 $215,367,025
34 Mar 7, 2004 The Passion of the Christ 12 $213,888,740
35 Jul 14, 2007 Transformers 12 $212,308,683
36 Jul 22, 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 12 $207,866,865
37 May 27, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones 12 $201,309,716
38 Dec 29, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 12 $200,058,231
39 May 31, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace 13 $207,099,058
40 Jul 15, 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man 14 $200,500,351
41 Nov 30, 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 15 $201,933,000
42 Dec 28, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 15 $200,320,148
43 May 17, 2008 Iron Man 16 $213,375,983
44 Jul 12, 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction 16 $204,108,469
45 Jun 10, 2011 The Hangover Part II 16 $203,759,537
46 Nov 23, 2012 Skyfall 16 $200,319,497
47 Jun 9, 2013 Fast and Furious 6 17 $202,812,580
48 Jun 11, 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand 17 $202,244,652
49 Apr 20, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 17 $200,501,510
50 Dec 1, 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 17 $200,159,012
51 Jul 8, 2013 Monsters University 18 $218,814,952
52 Jan 1, 2008 I am Legend 19 $206,129,574
53 Jan 6, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 19 $205,509,869
54 Jan 9, 2005 Meet the Fockers 19 $204,297,870
55 Aug 3, 2010 Inception 19 $201,725,628
56 Dec 31, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 19 $201,542,078
57 Jun 18, 2003 Finding Nemo 20 $203,264,000
58 Jun 18, 2009 Up 21 $202,776,255
59 Jun 24, 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 21 $200,290,000
60 Dec 30, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 22 $201,694,884
61 Jun 10, 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 22 $201,075,288
62 Nov 26, 2004 The Incredibles 22 $200,616,158
63 May 29, 2009 Star Trek 22 $200,319,725
64 Jun 12, 2010 Shrek Forever After 23 $205,302,140
65 Mar 1, 2014 The LEGO Movie 23 $202,987,811
66 Jun 14, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past 23 $202,895,779
67 Jul 22, 2005 The War of the Worlds 24 $202,125,023
68 Jul 25, 2008 Hancock 24 $200,806,172
69 Aug 2, 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 25 $203,744,844
70 Jun 10, 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness 25 $201,200,543
71 Oct 28, 2013 Gravity 25 $201,152,052
72 Apr 1, 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful 25 $200,229,389
73 Jan 12, 1998 Titanic 25 $200,051,959
74 Jul 18, 2012 Brave 27 $201,217,358
75 Jun 19, 2003 Bruce Almighty 28 $200,737,000
76 Aug 5, 2010 Despicable Me 28 $200,003,985
77 Dec 15, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas 29 $202,874,000
78 Jul 8, 2006 Cars 30 $202,860,427
79 Jun 21, 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park 30 $202,562,309
80 Jan 20, 2007 Night at the Museum 30 $202,038,665
81 Dec 1, 2001 Monsters, Inc. 30 $201,377,000
82 Jul 4, 2009 The Hangover 30 $201,073,670
83 Jul 31, 1997 Men in Black 30 $200,111,208
84 Jun 29, 2014 Maleficent 31 $202,010,064
85 Sep 3, 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum 32 $202,810,455
86 Jan 23, 2010 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel 32 $202,374,650
87 Jan 14, 2006 King Kong 32 $200,503,670
88 Jun 19, 2001 Shrek 33 $200,873,205
89 Jun 3, 2003 X2 33 $200,322,000
90 Jun 20, 2006 The Da Vinci Code 33 $200,127,912
91 Jan 23, 2008 National Treasure: The Book of Secrets 34 $200,322,147
92 Sep 5, 2001 Rush Hour 2 34 $200,122,822
93 Jul 12, 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 35 $200,231,722
94 Dec 27, 2013 Frozen 36 $229,689,382
95 Aug 1, 2008 WALL-E 36 $200,769,939
96 Sep 6, 2002 Signs 36 $200,070,000
97 Aug 4, 2012 Ted 37 $201,836,705
98 Jun 4, 2011 Fast Five 37 $201,163,160
99 Jul 12, 2008 Kung Fu Panda 37 $200,762,970
100 Apr 15, 2007 300 38 $200,965,135
101 Jul 30, 1989 Batman 38 $200,651,425
102 Sep 1, 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember 39 $201,952,000
103 Sep 15, 1999 The Sixth Sense 41 $200,964,306
104 Apr 11, 2012 Doctor Seuss' The Lorax 41 $200,786,955
105 Jan 1, 2010 The Blind Side 43 $201,118,097
106 Jan 25, 2008 Alvin and the Chipmunks 43 $200,477,819
107 Jul 5, 2000 Mission: Impossible 2 43 $200,220,997
108 Jan 27, 2012 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol 43 $200,027,203
109 Jan 1, 2000 Toy Story 2 44 $205,019,000
110 Feb 6, 2010 Sherlock Holmes 44 $201,084,843
111 Feb 3, 2001 Cast Away 44 $200,961,000
112 Dec 21, 2013 Thor: The Dark World 44 $200,322,623
113 May 9, 2010 How to Train Your Dragon 45 $201,013,867
114 Sep 5, 2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 53 $201,335,082
115 Jun 28, 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 58 $200,094,341
116 Sep 11, 2005 The Wedding Crashers 59 $200,021,913
117 Aug 12, 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 64 $200,073,849
118 Sep 3, 2007 Ratatouille 67 $201,249,448
119 Sep 1, 2013 World War Z 73 $200,286,551
120 Sep 5, 2005 Batman Begins 83 $203,641,815
121 May 30, 2011 Tangled 188 $200,675,324
122 Feb 16, 1999 Saving Private Ryan 208 $200,219,277
123 Nov 19, 2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 215 $200,218,000
124 Jan 13, 1978 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope 234 $203,071,986
125 Sep 16, 2011 The Lion King 3D 6,303 $337,459,426
126 Mar 22, 2002 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial 7,225 $404,509,000
127 Apr 5, 2013 Jurassic Park 7,239 $357,333,005
128 Jan 21, 2012 Beauty and the Beast 3D 7,375 $202,318,119
129 Sep 7, 2012 Raiders of the Lost Ark 11,411 $245,474,494
130 Sep 30, 2010 The Exorcist 13,428 $204,868,002