Biggest December opening weekends at the North American box office

Biggest December opening weekends at the North American box office as of February 2019, by revenue (in million U.S. dollars)

by Amy Watson, last edited Feb 7, 2019
Biggest December opening weekends at the North American box office The graph shows the biggest December opening weekends for movies at the North American box office of all time as of 2019. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" ranked first with a revenue of 247.97 million US dollars on its first weekend of screening in December 2015.
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Biggest December opening weekends at the North American box office as of February 2019, by revenue (in million U.S. dollars)

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Box office revenue in million U.S. dollars
Star Wars: The Force Awakens247.97
Star Wars: The Last Jedi220.01
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story155.08
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey84.62
I Am Legend77.21
Avatar77.03
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug73.65
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King72.63
Aquaman67.87
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe65.56
Sherlock Holmes62.3
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers62.01
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies54.72
King Kong50.13
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel48.88
Box office revenue in million U.S. dollars
Star Wars: The Force Awakens247.97
Star Wars: The Last Jedi220.01
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story155.08
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey84.62
I Am Legend77.21
Avatar77.03
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug73.65
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King72.63
Aquaman67.87
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe65.56
Sherlock Holmes62.3
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers62.01
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies54.72
King Kong50.13
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel48.88
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by Amy Watson, last edited Feb 7, 2019
The graph shows the biggest December opening weekends for movies at the North American box office of all time as of 2019. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" ranked first with a revenue of 247.97 million US dollars on its first weekend of screening in December 2015.
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