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Fastest Movies to Earn $250 Million at the Domestic Box Office



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This chart contains the top 100 movies that reached $250 Million at the domestic box office, 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.

Fastest to $200m Fastest to $300m
Rank Date Movie Days to
Milestone
Cumulative Gross
After Passing
Milestone
1 Dec 18, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens 4 $288,076,417
2 Dec 15, 2017 Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi 5 $261,820,146
3 Jun 12, 2015 Jurassic World 5 $258,493,605
4 May 4, 2012 The Avengers 6 $257,627,807
5 Jul 25, 2008 The Dark Knight 8 $261,847,503
6 May 8, 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron 8 $256,887,830
7 Nov 29, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 8 $253,686,504
8 Mar 24, 2017 Beauty and the Beast 8 $252,207,984
9 May 13, 2016 Captain America: Civil War 9 $274,901,448
10 Jul 27, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises 9 $267,458,321
11 Jun 24, 2016 Finding Dory 9 $264,256,083
12 May 10, 2013 Iron Man 3 9 $264,188,043
13 Dec 23, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 9 $260,168,438
14 Jul 22, 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II 9 $258,934,716
15 Jun 26, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 9 $251,035,008
16 Apr 1, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 10 $260,408,047
17 Jul 14, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 10 $258,364,766
18 Apr 10, 2015 Furious 7 10 $251,516,400
19 May 27, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith 11 $255,648,711
20 May 12, 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 11 $253,122,499
21 Mar 30, 2012 The Hunger Games 11 $253,006,396
22 Jul 8, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 12 $261,078,700
23 Jul 9, 2004 Spider-Man 2 12 $256,438,326
24 Dec 25, 2009 Avatar 12 $250,419,951
25 May 28, 2004 Shrek 2 13 $260,313,719
26 Jun 25, 2010 Toy Story 3 13 $251,344,663
27 May 11, 2007 Spider-Man 3 13 $250,433,791
28 Feb 19, 2016 Deadpool 13 $250,285,148
29 May 17, 2002 Spider-Man 15 $252,374,308
30 Dec 26, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 16 $261,350,000
31 Jun 16, 2017 Wonder Woman 16 $260,249,737
32 Sep 22, 2017 It 16 $258,832,456
33 Aug 19, 2016 Suicide Squad 16 $256,228,719
34 Mar 19, 2010 Alice in Wonderland 16 $255,505,533
35 Jul 24, 2015 Minions 16 $255,337,150
36 Dec 5, 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 16 $252,704,200
37 Jul 22, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets 16 $251,936,695
38 Dec 4, 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon 16 $251,530,186
39 Jul 9, 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 16 $251,371,417
40 Jun 1, 2007 Shrek the Third 17 $255,927,783
41 Jun 8, 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End 17 $253,441,723
42 Apr 29, 2016 The Jungle Book 17 $253,371,506
43 Jul 21, 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming 17 $251,851,666
44 Jul 12, 2013 Despicable Me 2 17 $251,100,035
45 May 21, 2010 Iron Man 2 17 $251,026,061
46 Nov 30, 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 17 $250,209,035
47 Jan 3, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 18 $254,290,037
48 Mar 12, 2004 The Passion of the Christ 18 $253,792,087
49 Jun 6, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 18 $253,014,750
50 Jun 28, 2013 Man of Steel 18 $251,621,616
51 Jul 3, 2015 Inside Out 18 $250,845,401
52 Jul 20, 2007 Transformers 19 $256,587,821
53 Jun 4, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace 19 $255,758,124
54 Jul 31, 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 19 $255,672,245
55 Nov 17, 2017 Thor: Ragnarok 19 $253,213,394
56 Dec 2, 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 20 $250,457,900
57 Jan 5, 2018 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 21 $251,819,243
58 Dec 10, 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 22 $251,585,745
59 Jan 4, 2013 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 22 $251,461,852
60 Jul 27, 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 23 $251,505,177
61 May 23, 2008 Iron Man 24 $252,614,669
62 Aug 22, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy 24 $251,456,069
63 Jun 7, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones 24 $250,707,578
64 Mar 25, 2016 Zootopia 27 $252,738,048
65 Jun 6, 2003 The Matrix Reloaded 28 $250,730,000
66 Nov 30, 2012 Skyfall 29 $250,620,080
67 Dec 18, 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 29 $250,332,197
68 Dec 16, 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 30 $250,661,379
69 Jun 27, 2003 Finding Nemo 31 $253,991,677
70 Dec 14, 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 31 $253,269,579
71 Jun 26, 2009 Up 31 $250,234,554
72 Aug 13, 2010 Inception 32 $250,001,841
73 Jul 19, 2013 Monsters University 33 $250,940,258
74 Jan 6, 2006 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch a… 34 $250,357,188
75 Aug 3, 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man 35 $250,740,648
76 Jan 20, 2017 Sing 35 $250,431,160
77 Jan 23, 1998 Titanic 36 $256,392,349
78 Jan 18, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 36 $250,093,000
79 Jan 21, 2005 Meet the Fockers 37 $250,346,140
80 Jul 16, 1993 Jurassic Park 38 $255,723,520
81 Dec 27, 2013 Frozen 39 $256,016,197
82 Aug 9, 1996 Independence Day 40 $256,756,659
83 Jan 30, 2015 American Sniper 40 $250,397,650
84 Aug 15, 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Blac… 42 $251,297,000
85 Jan 17, 2014 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 42 $250,178,924
86 Jan 23, 2015 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 42 $250,000,941
87 Jan 25, 2008 I am Legend 43 $250,049,656
88 Dec 29, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas 44 $250,105,000
89 Jul 8, 2011 The Hangover Part II 44 $250,013,174
90 May 16, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 45 $250,532,304
91 Aug 18, 2017 Despicable Me 3 50 $250,339,055
92 Jan 3, 2003 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 51 $250,720,000
93 Jul 24, 2009 The Hangover 56 $250,696,417
94 Apr 4, 2014 The Lego Movie 58 $250,196,189
95 Dec 31, 2004 The Incredibles 59 $251,657,004
96 Jul 3, 2009 Star Trek 60 $250,088,417
97 Nov 29, 2013 Gravity 61 $250,000,975
98 Jul 20, 2001 Shrek 66 $251,922,192
99 Aug 19, 1994 The Lion King 68 $251,364,916
100 Sep 9, 1994 Forrest Gump 72 $250,194,602

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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