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The highest grossing opening weekends at the box office by MPAA film rating.
Last Updated on November 20, 2017

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Film

Distributor

Weekend

Locations

Average

Opening

1 Toy Story 3 Disney 06/18 - 06/20/2010 4,028 $27,385 $110.307 M
2 Monsters University Disney 06/21 - 06/23/2013 4,004 $20,587 $82.429 M
3 Finding Nemo Disney 05/30 - 06/01/2003 3,374 $20,821 $70.252 M
4 Cars 2 Disney 06/24 - 06/26/2011 4,115 $16,072 $66.136 M
5 WALL•E Disney 06/27 - 06/29/2008 3,992 $15,803 $63.088 M
6 Monsters, Inc. Disney 11/02 - 11/04/2001 3,237 $19,332 $62.577 M
7 Cars Disney 06/09 - 06/11/2006 3,985 $15,086 $60.120 M
8 Toy Story 2 # * Disney 11/26 - 11/28/1999 3,236 $17,734 $57.389 M
9 Cars 3 Disney 06/16 - 06/18/2017 4,256 $12,615 $53.689 M
10 Ratatouille Disney 06/29 - 07/01/2007 3,940 $11,936 $47.027 M
11 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Fox 03/14 - 03/16/2008 3,954 $11,384 $45.013 M
12 The Peanuts Movie Fox 11/06 - 11/08/2015 3,897 $11,345 $44.213 M
13 High School Musical 3:
Senior Year
Disney 10/24 - 10/26/2008 3,623 $11,601 $42.030 M
14 The Lion King * Disney 06/24 - 06/26/1994 2,552 $16,022 $40.888 M
15 Chicken Little Disney 11/04 - 11/06/2005 3,654 $10,961 $40.050 M
16 Rio 2 Fox 04/11 - 04/13/2014 3,948 $9,961 $39.328 M
17 Rio Fox 04/15 - 04/17/2011 3,826 $10,252 $39.226 M
18 Tarzan Disney 06/18 - 06/20/1999 3,005 $11,388 $34.222 M
19 101 Dalmatians # Disney 11/29 - 12/01/1996 2,794 $11,991 $33.504 M
20 A Bug's Life # * Disney 11/27 - 11/29/1998 2,686 $12,382 $33.258 M
21 Hannah Montana: The Movie Disney 04/10 - 04/12/2009 3,118 $10,367 $32.324 M
22 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus:
Best of Both Worlds Concert
Disney 02/01 - 02/03/2008 683 $45,561 $31.118 M
23 Pokemon: The First Movie # Warner Bros. 11/12 - 11/14/1999 3,043 $10,199 $31.037 M
24 The Lion King 3D Disney 09/16 - 09/18/2011 2,330 $12,941 $30.152 M
25 Pocahontas * Disney 06/23 - 06/25/1995 2,569 $11,495 $29.532 M


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Film

Distributor

Weekend

Locations

Average

Opening

1 Beauty and the Beast Disney 03/17 - 03/19/2017 4,210 $41,508 $174.751 M
2 Finding Dory Disney 06/17 - 06/19/2016 4,305 $31,373 $135.060 M
3 Shrek the Third Paramount / DWorks 05/18 - 05/20/2007 4,122 $29,727 $122.537 M
4 Alice in Wonderland Disney 03/05 - 03/07/2010 3,728 $31,143 $116.101 M
5 Minions Universal 07/10 - 07/12/2015 4,301 $26,905 $115.718 M
6 Shrek 2 # DreamWorks 05/21 - 05/23/2004 4,163 $25,952 $108.038 M
7 The Secret Life of Pets Universal 07/08 - 07/10/2016 4,370 $23,879 $104.353 M
8 The Jungle Book Disney 04/15 - 04/17/2016 4,028 $25,636 $103.261 M
9 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner Bros. 06/04 - 06/06/2004 3,855 $24,303 $93.687 M
10 Inside Out Disney 06/19 - 06/21/2015 3,946 $22,919 $90.440 M
11 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Warner Bros. 11/16 - 11/18/2001 3,672 $24,590 $90.295 M
12 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner Bros. 11/15 - 11/17/2002 3,682 $23,997 $88.357 M
13 Despicable Me 2 # Universal 07/05 - 07/07/2013 3,997 $20,895 $83.517 M
14 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones # Fox 05/17 - 05/19/2002 3,161 $25,317 $80.028 M
15 Oz: The Great and Powerful Disney 03/08 - 03/10/2013 3,912 $20,223 $79.110 M
16 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince # Warner Bros. 07/17 - 07/19/2009 4,325 $17,997 $77.836 M
17 Zootopia Disney 03/04 - 03/06/2016 3,827 $19,614 $75.063 M
18 Despicable Me 3 Universal 06/30 - 07/02/2017 4,529 $15,993 $72.434 M
19 Shrek Forever After Paramount / DWorks 05/21 - 05/23/2010 4,359 $16,251 $70.838 M
20 The Incredibles Disney 11/05 - 11/07/2004 3,933 $17,917 $70.468 M
21 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Universal 03/02 - 03/04/2012 3,729 $18,830 $70.217 M
22 Maleficent Disney 05/30 - 06/01/2014 3,948 $17,586 $69.431 M
23 The LEGO Movie Warner Bros. 02/07 - 02/09/2014 3,775 $18,291 $69.050 M
24 Up Disney 05/29 - 05/31/2009 3,766 $18,085 $68.109 M
25 Ice Age: The Meltdown Fox 03/31 - 04/02/2006 3,964 $17,163 $68.034 M
26 Cinderella Disney 03/13 - 03/15/2015 3,845 $17,653 $67.877 M
27 Frozen # * Disney 11/29 - 12/01/2013 3,742 $18,009 $67.391 M
28 Brave Disney 06/22 - 06/24/2012 4,164 $15,928 $66.324 M
29 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Disney 12/09 - 12/11/2005 3,616 $18,130 $65.556 M
30 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace # Fox 05/21 - 05/23/1999 2,970 $21,825 $64.821 M
31 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount / DWorks 11/07 - 11/09/2008 4,056 $15,559 $63.107 M
32 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Paramount / DWorks 06/08 - 06/10/2012 4,258 $14,166 $60.317 M
33 Kung Fu Panda Paramount / DWorks 06/06 - 06/08/2008 4,114 $14,642 $60.239 M
34 Monsters vs. Aliens Paramount / DWorks 03/27 - 03/29/2009 4,104 $14,454 $59.321 M
35 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Fox 06/15 - 06/17/2007 3,959 $14,663 $58.052 M
36 Moana # Disney 11/25 - 11/27/2016 3,875 $14,615 $56.631 M
37 Despicable Me Universal 07/09 - 07/11/2010 3,476 $16,225 $56.397 M
38 Big Hero 6 Disney 11/07 - 11/09/2014 3,761 $14,947 $56.216 M
39 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Warner Bros. 07/15 - 07/17/2005 3,770 $14,901 $56.178 M
40 The Karate Kid Sony / Columbia 06/11 - 06/13/2010 3,663 $15,197 $55.666 M
41 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Paramount 02/06 - 02/08/2015 3,641 $15,206 $55.365 M
42 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Universal 11/17 - 11/19/2000 3,127 $17,615 $55.082 M
43 Prince Caspian Disney 05/16 - 05/18/2008 3,929 $14,007 $55.035 M
44 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Fox 05/22 - 05/25/2009 4,096 $17,103 $70.052 M
45 Scooby-Doo Warner Bros. 06/14 - 06/16/2002 3,447 $15,711 $54.155 M
46 The LEGO Batman Movie Warner Bros. 02/10 - 02/12/2017 4,088 $12,966 $53.003 M
47 Home Fox / DWorks Anim. 03/27 - 03/29/2015 3,708 $14,053 $52.108 M
48 The Boss Baby Fox / DWorks Anim. 03/31 - 04/02/2017 3,773 $13,305 $50.199 M
49 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Fox / DWorks Anim. 06/13 - 06/15/2014 4,253 $11,627 $49.451 M
50 Wreck-It Ralph Disney 11/02 - 11/04/2012 3,752 $13,070 $49.039 M


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Film

Distributor

Weekend

Locations

Average

Opening

1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Disney 12/18 - 12/20/2015 4,134 $59,982 $247.967 M
2 Jurassic World Universal 06/12 - 06/14/2015 4,274 $48,855 $208.806 M
3 Marvel's The Avengers Disney 05/04 - 05/06/2012 4,349 $47,698 $207.439 M
4 Avengers: Age of Ultron Disney 05/01 - 05/03/2015 4,276 $44,731 $191.271 M
5 Captain America: Civil War Disney 05/06 - 05/08/2016 4,226 $42,390 $179.139 M
6 Iron Man 3 Disney 05/03 - 05/05/2013 4,253 $40,946 $174.145 M
7 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Warner Bros. 07/15 - 07/17/2011 4,375 $38,672 $169.189 M
8 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Warner Bros. 03/25 - 03/27/2016 4,242 $39,134 $166.007 M
9 The Dark Knight Rises Warner Bros. 07/20 - 07/22/2012 4,404 $36,532 $160.887 M
10 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. 07/18 - 07/20/2008 4,366 $36,283 $158.411 M
11 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Lionsgate 11/22 - 11/24/2013 4,163 $37,971 $158.074 M
12 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Disney 12/16 - 12/18/2016 4,157 $37,306 $155.082 M
13 The Hunger Games Lionsgate 03/23 - 03/25/2012 4,137 $36,871 $152.536 M
14 Spider-Man 3 Sony / Columbia 05/04 - 05/06/2007 4,252 $35,540 $151.117 M
15 Furious 7 Universal 04/03 - 04/05/2015 4,004 $36,760 $147.187 M
16 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Disney 05/05 - 05/07/2017 4,347 $33,704 $146.510 M
17 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Summit 11/20 - 11/22/2009 4,024 $35,497 $142.839 M
18 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Lionsgate / Summit 11/16 - 11/18/2012 4,070 $34,660 $141.068 M
19 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Summit 11/18 - 11/20/2011 4,061 $34,012 $138.122 M
20 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Disney 07/07 - 07/09/2006 4,133 $32,817 $135.635 M
21 Suicide Squad Warner Bros. 08/05 - 08/07/2016 4,255 $31,418 $133.682 M
22 Iron Man 2 Paramount 05/07 - 05/09/2010 4,380 $29,252 $128.122 M
23 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Disney 05/25 - 05/27/2007 4,362 $29,338 $127.973 M
24 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 Warner Bros. 11/19 - 11/21/2010 4,125 $30,307 $125.017 M
25 Thor: Ragnarok Disney 11/03 - 11/05/2017 4,080 $30,085 $122.745 M
26 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Lionsgate 11/21 - 11/23/2014 4,151 $29,366 $121.898 M
27 Spider-Man: Homecoming Sony / Columbia 07/07 - 07/09/2017 4,348 $26,915 $117.028 M
28 Man of Steel Warner Bros. 06/14 - 06/16/2013 4,207 $27,720 $116.619 M
29 Spider-Man Sony / Columbia 05/03 - 05/05/2002 3,615 $31,769 $114.844 M
30 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen # Paramount / DWorks 06/26 - 06/28/2009 4,234 $25,736 $108.966 M
31 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith # Fox 05/20 - 05/22/2005 3,661 $29,619 $108.436 M
32 Wonder Woman Warner Bros. 06/02 - 06/04/2017 4,165 $24,790 $103.251 M
33 X-Men: The Last Stand Fox 05/26 - 05/28/2006 3,690 $27,846 $102.751 M
34 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros. 11/18 - 11/20/2005 3,858 $26,616 $102.686 M
35 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Lionsgate 11/20 - 11/22/2015 4,175 $24,591 $102.666 M
36 Iron Man Paramount 05/02 - 05/04/2008 4,105 $24,877 $102.119 M
37 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull # Paramount 05/23 - 05/25/2008 4,260 $23,507 $100.138 M
38 Transformers: Age of Extinction Paramount 06/27 - 06/29/2014 4,233 $23,633 $100.038 M
39 The Fate of the Furious Universal 04/14 - 04/16/2017 4,310 $22,920 $98.787 M
40 Transformers: Dark of the Moon # Paramount / DWorks 07/01 - 07/03/2011 4,088 $23,937 $97.853 M
41 Fast & Furious 6 Universal 05/24 - 05/26/2013 3,658 $26,620 $97.375 M
42 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Disney 04/04 - 04/06/2014 3,938 $24,130 $95.024 M
43 Guardians of the Galaxy Disney 08/01 - 08/03/2014 4,080 $23,118 $94.321 M
44 Justice League Warner Bros. 11/17 - 11/19/2017 4,051 $23,165 $93.842 M
45 Godzilla Warner Bros. 05/16 - 05/18/2014 3,952 $23,580 $93.188 M
46 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Sony / Columbia 05/02 - 05/04/2014 4,324 $21,186 $91.608 M
47 X-Men: Days of Future Past Fox 05/23 - 05/25/2014 3,996 $22,729 $90.824 M
48 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Disney 05/20 - 05/22/2011 4,155 $21,697 $90.152 M
49 Skyfall Sony / Columbia 11/09 - 11/11/2012 3,505 $25,211 $88.365 M
50 Spider-Man 2 # Sony / Columbia 07/02 - 07/04/2004 4,152 $21,232 $88.156 M
51 Fast Five Universal 04/29 - 05/01/2011 3,644 $23,655 $86.199 M
52 Thor: The Dark World Disney 11/08 - 11/10/2013 3,841 $22,322 $85.738 M
53 X2: X-Men United Fox 05/02 - 05/04/2003 3,741 $22,871 $85.559 M
54 Doctor Strange Disney 11/04 - 11/06/2016 3,882 $21,911 $85.058 M
55 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox 05/01 - 05/03/2009 4,102 $20,736 $85.058 M
56 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner / New Line 12/14 - 12/16/2012 4,045 $20,919 $84.617 M
57 Star Trek Paramount 05/08 - 05/10/2009 3,849 $20,578 $79.204 M
58 I Am Legend Warner Bros. 12/14 - 12/16/2007 3,606 $21,412 $77.211 M
59 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix # Warner Bros. 07/13 - 07/15/2007 4,285 $17,995 $77.108 M
60 The Da Vinci Code Sony / Columbia 05/19 - 05/21/2006 3,735 $20,635 $77.073 M
61 Avatar Fox 12/18 - 12/20/2009 3,452 $22,313 $77.025 M
62 Austin Powers in Goldmember New Line 07/26 - 07/28/2002 3,613 $21,208 $76.625 M
63 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Universal 05/23 - 05/25/1997 3,281 $22,767 $74.700 M
64 Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Warner Bros. 11/18 - 11/20/2016 4,144 $17,954 $74.403 M
65 The Simpsons Movie Fox 07/27 - 07/29/2007 3,922 $18,877 $74.037 M
66 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner / New Line 12/13 - 12/15/2013 3,903 $18,869 $73.645 M
67 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King # New Line 12/19 - 12/21/2003 3,703 $19,614 $72.630 M
68 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Fox 07/11 - 07/13/2014 3,967 $18,304 $72.611 M
69 Fast & Furious Universal 04/03 - 04/05/2009 3,461 $20,500 $70.950 M
70 Transformers # Paramount / DWorks 07/06 - 07/08/2007 4,011 $17,577 $70.502 M
71 Spectre Sony / Columbia 11/06 - 11/08/2015 3,929 $17,919 $70.403 M
72 Star Trek Into Darkness # Paramount 05/17 - 05/19/2013 3,868 $18,140 $70.166 M
73 Twilight Summit 11/21 - 11/23/2008 3,419 $20,368 $69.638 M
74 The Bourne Ultimatum Universal 08/03 - 08/05/2007 3,660 $18,930 $69.284 M
75 Pitch Perfect 2 Universal 05/15 - 05/17/2015 3,473 $19,930 $69.217 M


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Film

Distributor

Weekend

Locations

Average

Opening

1 Deadpool Fox 02/12 - 02/14/2016 3,558 $37,222 $132.435 M
2 IT Warner / New Line 09/08 - 09/10/2017 4,103 $30,076 $123.403 M
3 The Matrix Reloaded # Warner Bros. 05/16 - 05/18/2003 3,603 $25,472 $91.774 M
4 American Sniper * Warner Bros. 01/16 - 01/18/2015 3,555 $25,111 $89.269 M
5 Logan Fox 03/03 - 03/05/2017 4,071 $21,717 $88.412 M
6 The Hangover Part II # Warner Bros. 05/27 - 05/29/2011 3,615 $23,775 $85.946 M
7 Fifty Shades of Grey Universal / Focus 02/13 - 02/15/2015 3,646 $23,360 $85.171 M
8 The Passion of the Christ # Newmarket 02/27 - 02/29/2004 3,043 $27,554 $83.848 M
9 300 Warner Bros. 03/09 - 03/11/2007 3,103 $22,844 $70.885 M
10 Straight Outta Compton Universal 08/14 - 08/16/2015 2,757 $21,835 $60.200 M
11 Hannibal MGM 02/09 - 02/11/2001 3,230 $17,958 $58.003 M
12 22 Jump Street Sony / Columbia 06/13 - 06/15/2014 3,306 $17,263 $57.071 M
13 Sex and the City Warner / New Line 05/30 - 06/01/2008 3,285 $17,363 $57.038 M
14 Watchmen Warner Bros. 03/06 - 03/08/2009 3,611 $15,291 $55.214 M
15 Ted Universal 06/29 - 07/01/2012 3,239 $16,800 $54.415 M
16 Paranormal Activity 3 Paramount 10/21 - 10/23/2011 3,321 $15,829 $52.568 M
17 8 Mile Universal 11/08 - 11/10/2002 2,470 $20,745 $51.241 M
18 Prometheus Fox 06/08 - 06/10/2012 3,396 $15,032 $51.050 M
19 Wanted Universal 06/27 - 06/29/2008 3,175 $16,040 $50.927 M
20 Jackass 3D Paramount 10/15 - 10/17/2010 3,081 $16,343 $50.354 M
21 Neighbors Universal 05/09 - 05/11/2014 3,279 $14,954 $49.034 M
22 The Matrix Revolutions # Warner Bros. 11/07 - 11/09/2003 3,502 $13,842 $48.475 M
23 Troy Warner Bros. 05/14 - 05/16/2004 3,411 $13,739 $46.865 M
24 Fifty Shades Darker Universal 02/10 - 02/12/2017 3,710 $12,563 $46.607 M
25 Bad Boys II Sony / Columbia 07/18 - 07/20/2003 3,186 $14,602 $46.523 M
26 Mad Max: Fury Road Warner Bros. 05/15 - 05/17/2015 3,702 $12,271 $45.428 M
27 American Pie 2 Universal 08/10 - 08/12/2001 3,063 $14,730 $45.118 M
28 300: Rise of an Empire Warner Bros. 03/07 - 03/09/2014 3,470 $12,979 $45.038 M
29 The Hangover Warner Bros. 06/05 - 06/07/2009 3,269 $13,759 $44.979 M
30 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines # Warner Bros. 07/04 - 07/06/2003 3,504 $12,569 $44.041 M
31 Lucy Universal 07/25 - 07/27/2014 3,173 $13,835 $43.899 M
32 American Gangster Universal 11/02 - 11/04/2007 3,054 $14,265 $43.565 M
33 Scary Movie Miramax / Dimension 07/07 - 07/09/2000 2,912 $14,542 $42.347 M
34 The Conjuring Warner / New Line 07/19 - 07/21/2013 2,903 $14,418 $41.855 M
35 The Hangover Part III # Warner Bros. 05/24 - 05/26/2013 3,555 $11,722 $41.671 M
36 Shutter Island Paramount 02/19 - 02/21/2010 2,991 $13,729 $41.062 M
37 Paranormal Activity 2 Paramount 10/22 - 10/24/2010 3,216 $12,649 $40.678 M
38 Friday the 13th Warner / New Line 02/13 - 02/15/2009 3,105 $13,066 $40.570 M
39 The Conjuring 2 Warner / New Line 06/10 - 06/12/2016 3,343 $12,087 $40.406 M
40 Safe House Universal 02/10 - 02/12/2012 3,119 $12,880 $40.173 M
41 The Revenant * Fox 01/08 - 01/10/2016 3,375 $11,801 $39.827 M
42 Magic Mike Warner Bros. 06/29 - 07/01/2012 2,930 $13,354 $39.127 M
43 The Heat Fox 06/28 - 06/30/2013 3,181 $12,296 $39.115 M
44 Kingsman: The Golden Circle Fox 09/22 - 09/24/2017 4,003 $9,748 $39.023 M
45 Inglourious Basterds Weinstein Company 08/21 - 08/23/2009 3,165 $12,024 $38.055 M
46 Lone Survivor * Universal 01/10 - 01/12/2014 2,875 $13,165 $37.850 M
47 Gone Girl Fox 10/03 - 10/05/2014 3,014 $12,446 $37.513 M
48 District 9 Sony / TriStar 08/14 - 08/16/2009 3,049 $12,251 $37.354 M
49 Annabelle Warner / New Line 10/03 - 10/05/2014 3,185 $11,659 $37.134 M
50 Air Force One Sony / Columbia 07/25 - 07/27/1997 2,919 $12,721 $37.133 M

- Grosses from Thursday evening shows are included in weekend grosses.
- Films that opened during the midweek are indicated with a #
- Films that expanded into wide release after an initial limited release are indicated with an *







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