2015 Weekend Box Office Winners by Theater Averagesby connorpetterson | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Votes: 617,893 | Gross: $91.13M
Week 1 $10,308
2. Taken 3 (2014)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Thriller
Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.
Votes: 164,511 | Gross: $89.26M
Week 2 $10,908
3. American Sniper (2014)
R | 133 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
Votes: 400,598 | Gross: $350.13M
Week 3 $30,158, Week 4 $17,444, Week 5 $7,892
4. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back.
Votes: 43,329 | Gross: $162.99M
Week 6 $15,206
5. Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
R | 125 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Literature student Anastasia Steele's life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.
Votes: 278,272 | Gross: $166.17M
Week 7 $25,510, Week 8 $6,090
6. Focus (II) (2015)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In the midst of veteran con man Nicky's latest scheme, a woman from his past - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up and throws his plans for a loop.
Votes: 191,535 | Gross: $53.86M
Week 9 $5,623
7. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama
As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Votes: 28,844 | Gross: $33.08M
Week 10 $5,429
8. Cinderella (I) (2015)
PG | 105 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
When her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming stepsisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.
Votes: 141,668 | Gross: $201.15M
Week 11 $17,653
9. Insurgent (2015)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side.
Votes: 198,990 | Gross: $130.18M
Week 12 $13,487
10. Get Hard (2015)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime
When millionaire James King is jailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars.
Votes: 110,807 | Gross: $90.41M
Week 13 $10,647 * Home (2015) was the winner for this weekend with a theater average of $14,053, but wasn't added to this list due to some IMDb list difficulties. Get Hard was the runner-up for this weekend.
11. Furious 7 (2015)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Votes: 334,106 | Gross: $353.01M
Week 14 $36,760, Week 15 $14,815, Week 16 $7,355, Week 17 $4,680
12. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.
Votes: 659,541 | Gross: $459.01M
Week 18 $44,731, Week 19 $18,182
13. Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Music
After a humiliating command performance at The Kennedy Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.
Votes: 130,230 | Gross: $184.30M
Week 20 $19,930, Week 21 $10,914
14. San Andreas (2015)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey with his ex-wife across the state in order to rescue his daughter.
Votes: 191,886 | Gross: $155.19M
Week 22 $14,453
15. Spy (2015)
R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Votes: 213,350 | Gross: $110.83M
Week 23 $7,838
16. Jurassic World (2015)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A new theme park, built on the original site of Jurassic Park, creates a genetically modified hybrid dinosaur, the Indominus Rex, which escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Votes: 537,291 | Gross: $652.27M
Week 24 $48,855, Week 25 $24,840, Week 26 $12,990, Week 27 $7,825
17. Minions (2015)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Votes: 193,065 | Gross: $336.05M
Week 28 $26,905
18. Ant-Man (2015)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Votes: 496,689 | Gross: $180.20M
Week 29 $14,841
19. Pixels (2015)
PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games.
Votes: 119,360 | Gross: $78.75M
Week 30 $6,450
20. Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Votes: 310,295 | Gross: $195.04M
Week 31 $14,034, Week 32 $7,147
21. Straight Outta Compton (2015)
R | 147 min | Biography, Drama, History
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
Votes: 164,797 | Gross: $161.20M
Week 33 $21,835, Week 34 $8,715
22. War Room (2015)
PG | 120 min | Drama
A seemingly perfect family looks to fix their problems with the help of Miss Clara, an older, wiser woman.
Votes: 11,684 | Gross: $67.79M
Week 35 $10,001
PG | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Toto, a young chick born the run of the litter, rises to the occasion when a rancher threatens his home and his family.
Votes: 842 | Gross: $9.07M
Week 36 $11,030
24. The Perfect Guy (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Thriller
After breaking up with her boyfriend, a professional woman gets involved with a man who seems almost too good to be true.
Votes: 8,966 | Gross: $57.02M
Week 37 $11,656
25. Everest (2015)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.
Votes: 180,606 | Gross: $43.48M
Week 38 $13,251
26. Sicario (2015)
R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.
Votes: 327,056 | Gross: $46.89M
Week 39 $29,107
27. The Martian (2015)
PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
Votes: 676,232 | Gross: $228.43M
Week 40 $14,176, Week 41 $9,602, Week 44 $3,640
28. Goosebumps (2015)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware.
Votes: 72,547 | Gross: $80.08M
Week 42 $6,746
29. Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Votes: 22,274 | Gross: $18.30M
Week 43 $4,873
30. Spectre (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A cryptic message from 007's past sends him pitted against a mysterious terrorist organization called Spectre, and learns of its involvement in previous events of his most dangerous missions.
Votes: 351,481 | Gross: $200.07M
Week 45 $17,919, Week 46 $8,572
31. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Katniss and a team of rebels from District 13 prepare for the final battle that will decide the future of Panem.
Votes: 250,937 | Gross: $281.72M
Week 47 $24,591, Week 48 $12,456
32. Krampus (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home.
Votes: 55,210 | Gross: $42.59M
Week 49 $5,615
33. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.
Votes: 108,164 | Gross: $25.02M
Week 50 $3,562
34. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.
Votes: 782,108 | Gross: $936.66M
Week 51 $59,982
35. The Hateful Eight (2015)
R | 168 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.
Votes: 431,615 | Gross: $54.12M
Week 52 $46,107