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Poll: Opening Weekend Record Breaking Films

Each of these films broke the record for the biggest opening weekend gross of all time in the blockbuster era that started with Jaws (1975), which was the first film ever to get what we call today a wide release.

Which of these films is your favourite?

Discuss here.

Make Your Choice

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    Jaws (1975)

    Unadjusted Gross : $7,061,513

    Adjusted Gross : $30,949,253

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    Jaws 2 (1978)

    Unadjusted Gross : $9,866,023

    Adjusted Gross : $35,673,727

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    Every Which Way but Loose (1978)

    Unadjusted Gross : $10,272,294

    Adjusted Gross : $37,142,728

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    Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

    Unadjusted Gross : $11,926,421

    Adjusted Gross : $38,754,033

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    Superman II (1980)

    Unadjusted Gross : $14,100,523

    Adjusted Gross : $36,577,748

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    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

    Unadjusted Gross : $14,347,221

    Adjusted Gross : $35,061,640

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    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

    Unadjusted Gross : $23,019,618

    Adjusted Gross : $54,507,194

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    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

    Unadjusted Gross : $25,337,110

    Adjusted Gross : $57,515,727

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    Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

    Unadjusted Gross : $26,348,555

    Adjusted Gross : $54,696,019

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    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

    Unadjusted Gross : $29,355,021

    Adjusted Gross : $55,849,405

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    Ghostbusters II (1989)

    Unadjusted Gross : $29,472,894

    Adjusted Gross : $56,073,664

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    Batman (1989)

    Unadjusted Gross : $40,505,884

    Adjusted Gross : $77,064,483

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    Batman Returns (1992)

    Unadjusted Gross : $45,687,711

    Adjusted Gross : $76,781,790

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    Jurassic Park (1993)

    Unadjusted Gross : $47,026,828

    Adjusted Gross : $76,774,736

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    Batman Forever (1995)

    Unadjusted Gross : $52,784,433

    Adjusted Gross : $81,695,409

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    The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

    Unadjusted Gross : $72,132,785

    Adjusted Gross : $105,971,196

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    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

    Unadjusted Gross : $90,294,621

    Adjusted Gross : $120,262,729

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    Spider-Man (2002)

    Unadjusted Gross : $114,844,116

    Adjusted Gross : $150,582,840

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    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

    Unadjusted Gross : $135,634,554

    Adjusted Gross : $158,673,173

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    Spider-Man 3 (2007)

    Unadjusted Gross : $151,116,516

    Adjusted Gross : $171,876,545

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    The Dark Knight (2008)

    Unadjusted Gross : $158,411,483

    Adjusted Gross : $173,518,111

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

    Unadjusted Gross : $169,189,427

    Adjusted Gross : $177,373,590

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    The Avengers (2012)

    Unadjusted Gross : $207,438,708

    Adjusted Gross : $213,091,480

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    Jurassic World (2015)

    Unadjusted Gross : $208,806,270

    Adjusted Gross : $208,806,270


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