Grosses

All-Time 1st Weekend - December

#Movie (Distributor)WeekendGrossLocationsAverage
1What Women Want (2000) (Paramount)Dec 15 - Dec 17, 2000$33,614,5433,012$11,160
2Vanilla Sky (Paramount)Dec 14 - Dec 16, 2001$25,015,5182,742$9,123
3Valkyrie (MGM / United Artists)Dec 26 - Dec 28, 2008$21,027,3652,711$7,756
4True Grit (2010) (Paramount)Dec 24 - Dec 26, 2010$24,830,4433,047$8,149
5TRON: Legacy (Disney)Dec 17 - Dec 19, 2010$44,026,2113,451$12,758
6Tomorrow Never Dies (MGM/UA)Dec 19 - Dec 21, 1997$25,143,0072,807$8,957
7Titanic (Paramount)Dec 19 - Dec 21, 1997$28,638,2032,674$10,710
8The Pursuit of Happyness (Sony / Columbia)Dec 15 - Dec 17, 2006$26,541,2152,852$9,306
9The Princess and the Frog (Disney)Dec 11 - Dec 13, 2009$24,208,9163,434$7,050
10The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (New Line)Dec 20 - Dec 22, 2002$62,008,4523,622$17,120
11The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (New Line)Dec 19 - Dec 21, 2003$72,630,0383,703$19,614
12The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line)Dec 21 - Dec 23, 2001$47,209,7583,359$14,055
13The Last Samurai (Warner Bros.)Dec 05 - Dec 07, 2003$24,271,0662,908$8,346
14The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Warner Bros. / New Line)Dec 13 - Dec 15, 2013$73,645,1973,903$18,869
15The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Warner Bros. / New Line)Dec 14 - Dec 16, 2012$84,617,3034,045$20,919
16The Golden Compass (New Line)Dec 07 - Dec 09, 2007$25,783,2323,528$7,308
17The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) (Fox)Dec 12 - Dec 14, 2008$30,479,3293,560$8,562
18The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Paramount)Dec 26 - Dec 28, 2008$26,853,2872,988$8,987
19The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Fox)Dec 10 - Dec 12, 2010$24,005,0693,555$6,752
20The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Disney)Dec 09 - Dec 11, 2005$65,555,9033,616$18,129
21Star Trek: Insurrection (Paramount)Dec 11 - Dec 13, 1998$22,052,8362,620$8,417
22Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (Warner Bros.)Dec 16 - Dec 18, 2011$39,637,0793,703$10,704
23Sherlock Holmes (Warner Bros.)Dec 25 - Dec 27, 2009$62,304,2773,626$17,183
24Scream 2 (Miramax / Dimension)Dec 12 - Dec 14, 1997$32,926,3422,663$12,364
25Patch Adams (Universal)Dec 25 - Dec 27, 1998$25,261,7992,712$9,315
26Ocean's Twelve (Warner Bros.)Dec 10 - Dec 12, 2004$39,153,7933,290$11,901
27Ocean's Eleven (Warner Bros.)Dec 07 - Dec 09, 2001$38,107,5703,075$12,393
28Night at the Museum (Fox)Dec 22 - Dec 24, 2006$30,434,8503,688$8,252
29National Treasure: Book of Secrets (Disney)Dec 21 - Dec 23, 2007$44,783,4113,832$11,687
30Meet the Fockers (Universal)Dec 17 - Dec 19, 2004$46,121,9063,518$13,110
31Marley & Me (Fox)Dec 26 - Dec 28, 2008$36,357,2293,480$10,447
32Little Fockers (Universal)Dec 24 - Dec 26, 2010$30,833,6653,536$8,720
33Les Miserables (2012) (Universal)Dec 28 - Dec 30, 2012$27,281,7352,814$9,695
34Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (Paramount)Dec 17 - Dec 19, 2004$30,061,8033,620$8,304
35King Kong (2005) (Universal)Dec 16 - Dec 18, 2005$50,129,9743,568$14,050
36It's Complicated (Universal)Dec 25 - Dec 27, 2009$22,100,8202,887$7,655
37I Am Legend (Warner Bros.)Dec 14 - Dec 16, 2007$77,211,7103,606$21,412
38Exodus: Gods and Kings (Fox)Dec 12 - Dec 14, 2014$24,115,9343,503$6,884
39Eragon (Fox)Dec 15 - Dec 17, 2006$23,239,6623,020$7,695
40Django Unchained (Weinstein Company)Dec 28 - Dec 30, 2012$30,122,8883,010$10,008
41Cheaper by the Dozen (Fox)Dec 26 - Dec 28, 2003$27,557,9993,298$8,356
42Catch Me If You Can (2002) (DreamWorks)Dec 27 - Dec 29, 2002$30,054,1703,156$9,523
43Cast Away (Fox)Dec 22 - Dec 24, 2000$28,884,7412,774$10,413
44Bedtime Stories (Disney)Dec 26 - Dec 28, 2008$27,449,3873,681$7,457
45Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (Paramount)Dec 20 - Dec 22, 1996$20,114,2332,190$9,185
46Avatar (Fox)Dec 18 - Dec 20, 2009$77,025,4813,452$22,313
47Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Paramount)Dec 20 - Dec 22, 2013$26,232,4253,507$7,480
48Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (Fox)Dec 25 - Dec 27, 2009$48,875,4153,700$13,210
49Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (Fox)Dec 16 - Dec 18, 2011$23,244,7443,723$6,244
50Alvin and the Chipmunks (Fox)Dec 14 - Dec 16, 2007$44,306,9043,475$12,750