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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Fastest Movies to Earn $300 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 12, 2012 Marvel's The Avengers 9 $342,148,409
2 Jul 27, 2008 The Dark Knight 10 $313,781,677
3 Jul 31, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises 12 $304,045,972
4 Dec 3, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 12 $303,708,162
5 Jul 7, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 14 $305,522,774
6 May 16, 2013 Iron Man 3 14 $301,891,883
7 Jan 1, 2010 Avatar 15 $308,898,218
8 Jul 29, 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II 15 $303,092,462
9 Jul 22, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 16 $311,341,880
10 Apr 8, 2012 The Hunger Games 17 $302,450,722
11 Jun 4, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith 17 $300,336,979
12 Jun 5, 2004 Shrek 2 18 $302,608,864
13 Jul 5, 2010 Toy Story 3 18 $301,883,298
14 Jul 17, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 19 $302,878,797
15 Jul 18, 2004 Spider-Man 2 19 $302,287,882
16 May 24, 2002 Spider-Man 22 $305,073,768
17 May 27, 2007 Spider-Man 3 24 $303,977,758
18 Jan 9, 2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 24 $301,700,000
19 Jul 27, 2013 Despicable Me 2 26 $301,650,860
20 Jun 15, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace 28 $303,061,673
21 Apr 1, 2010 Alice in Wonderland 28 $301,525,693
22 Mar 24, 2004 The Passion of the Christ 29 $300,753,000
23 Jun 20, 2007 Shrek the Third 34 $300,965,639
24 Jan 20, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 34 $300,122,052
25 Aug 10, 2007 Transformers 39 $300,560,008
26 Jun 29, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 39 $300,085,447
27 Jun 15, 2010 Iron Man 2 40 $300,331,985
28 Jan 31, 1998 Titanic 44 $300,809,839
29 Jul 9, 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 46 $302,156,000
30 Jan 7, 2014 Frozen 47 $300,321,753
31 Jun 18, 2008 Iron Man 48 $300,042,790
32 Jul 19, 2003 Finding Nemo 51 $301,815,991
33 Jan 6, 2002 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 52 $300,404,434
34 Feb 18, 2013 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 67 $300,161,285
35 Jan 18, 2013 Skyfall 72 $300,149,583
36 Sep 29, 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 77 $300,011,724
37 Sep 18, 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 81 $300,047,908
38 Mar 30, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 102 $300,746,000
39 Aug 27, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones 104 $300,001,487
40 Sep 16, 2011 The Lion King 3D 6,303 $337,459,426
41 Mar 22, 2002 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial 7,225 $404,509,000
42 Apr 5, 2013 Jurassic Park 7,239 $357,333,005