List of 2019 box office number-one films in the United States

This is a list of films which placed number one at the weekend box office for the year 2019.[1]

Number-one filmsEdit

# Date Film Gross Note(s) Reference(s)
1 January 6, 2019 Aquaman $31,003,280 Aquaman's worldwide gross ($940 million) surpassed Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($873.6 million) as the highest grossing film globally in the DC Extended Universe. Its international gross ($680 million) also surpassed The Dark Knight Rises' ($636.8 million) as the highest grossing international gross for a film based on a DC Comics property. [2]
2 January 13, 2019 The Upside $20,355,000 Aquaman became the first film in the DC Extended Universe to gross $1 billion worldwide. [3]
3 January 20, 2019 Glass $40,328,920 [4]
4 January 27, 2019 $18,884,440 During the weekend, Aquaman's worldwide total ($1.091 billion) surpassed The Dark Knight Rises ($1.084 billion) as the all-time highest-grossing film based on a DC Comics property. [5]
5 February 3, 2019 $9,548,795 Glass became the first film in 2019 to top the box office for three consecutive weekends. [6]
6 February 10, 2019 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part $34,115,335 [7]
7 February 17, 2019 Alita: Battle Angel $28,525,613 [8]
8 February 24, 2019 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World $55,022,245 [9]
9 March 3, 2019 $30,028,540 [10]
10 March 10, 2019 Captain Marvel $153,433,423 Captain Marvel broke Wonder Woman's record ($103.2 million) for the highest debut for a female-led superhero film and a film helmed by a female director. [11]
11 March 17, 2019 $67,988,130 [12]
12 March 24, 2019 Us $71,117,625 Us broke Ted's record ($54.4 million) for the highest opening for an original R-rated film and A Quiet Place's record ($50.2 million) for the highest opening for an original horror film. [13]
13 March 31, 2019 Dumbo $45,990,748 [14]
14 April 7, 2019 Shazam! $53,505,326 [15]
15 April 14, 2019 $24,453,514 [16]
16 April 21, 2019 The Curse of La Llorona $26,347,631 [17]
17 April 28, 2019 Avengers: Endgame $357,115,007 Avengers: Endgame's $60 million gross from Thursday night preview showings broke Star Wars: The Force Awakens' record ($57 million) for the highest gross from Thursday night previews. The film's opening day gross of $157 million broke Star Wars: The Force Awakens' records ($119.1 million) for the highest opening and single day gross of all time. It also broke its predecessor Avengers: Infinity War's records ($257.7 million) for the highest weekend debut in April, a spring release, a superhero film, a 3D film, a PG-13-rated film, and of all time. It also became the first film to gross over $300 million for an opening weekend and currently has the highest weekend gross of 2019. Its $1.2 billion worldwide opening weekend broke Avengers: Infinity War's record ($640.5 million) for the highest worldwide opening weekend debut for a comic book film and for the highest worldwide opening of all time. It also broke Avengers: Infinity War's record (11 days) for the fastest film to reach $1 billion worldwide, doing so in 5 days. [18]
18 May 5, 2019 $147,383,211 Avengers: Endgame broke Avatar's record (47 days) for the fastest film to reach $2 billion worldwide, doing so in 11 days. [19]
19 May 12, 2019 $63,299,066 Avengers: Endgame ($723.5 million) surpassed Black Panther ($700.1 million) as the highest grossing superhero film domestically. In second place, Detective Pikachu's $54.4 million opening weekend broke Lara Croft: Tomb Raider's record ($47.7 million) for the highest weekend debut for a video game adaptation. [20]
20 May 19, 2019 John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum $56,818,067 [21]
21 May 26, 2019 Aladdin $91,500,929 [22]
22 June 2, 2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters $47,776,293 [23]
23 June 9, 2019 The Secret Life of Pets 2 $46,652,680 [24]
24 June 16, 2019 Men in Black: International $30,035,838 [25]
25 June 23, 2019 Toy Story 4 $120,908,065 Toy Story 4 broke Toy Story 3's record ($110.3 million) for the highest weekend debut for a G-rated film. Its worldwide opening weekend ($244.5 million) broke Incredibles 2's record ($235.8 million) for the highest worldwide opening weekend for an animated film. [26]
26 June 30, 2019 $59,700,331 [27]
27 July 7, 2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home $92,579,212 Spider-Man: Far From Home's $39.3 million Tuesday gross broke The Amazing Spider-Man's record ($35 million) for the largest Tuesday opening. [28]
28 July 14, 2019 $45,353,359 [29]
29 July 21, 2019 The Lion King $191,770,759 The Lion King's opening day gross of $77.9 million broke Incredibles 2's record ($71.2 million) for the highest opening day gross for an animated film. It also broke Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2's record ($169.2 million) for the highest weekend debut in July, Incredibles 2's records ($182.7 million) for the highest openings for a PG-rated film and an animated film as well as Beauty and the Beast's record ($174.8 million) for the highest weekend debut for a musical film. During the weekend, Avengers: Endgame ($2.79 billion) surpassed Avatar ($2.789 billion) as the highest-grossing film worldwide of all time. [30]
30 July 28, 2019 $76,621,553 [31]
31 August 4, 2019 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw $60,038,950 [32]
32 August 11, 2019 $25,265,795 [33]
33 August 18, 2019 Good Boys $21,402,605 [34]
34 August 25, 2019 Angel Has Fallen $21,380,987 [35]
35 September 1, 2019 $11,799,409 [36]
36 September 8, 2019 It Chapter Two $91,062,152 [37]
37 September 15, 2019 $39,606,550 [38]
38 September 22, 2019 Downton Abbey $31,033,665 [39]
39 September 29, 2019 Abominable $20,612,100 [40]
40 October 6, 2019 Joker $96,202,337 Joker broke Venom's record ($80.3 million) for the highest weekend debut in October. [41]
41 October 13, 2019 $55,861,403 [42]
42 October 20, 2019 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil $36,948,713 [43]
43 October 27, 2019 $19,369,877 Initial estimates had Joker ahead of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Joker's ($848.2 million) worldwide total broke Deadpool 2's record ($785.0 million) for the highest grossing R-rated film worldwide. [44]
44 November 3, 2019 Terminator: Dark Fate $29,033,832 [45]
45 November 10, 2019 Midway $17,897,419 [46]
46 November 17, 2019 Ford v Ferrari $31,474,958 During the week, Joker became the first R-rated film to gross $1 billion worldwide. [47]
47 November 24, 2019 Frozen II $130,263,358 Frozen II broke Zootopia's record ($75.0 million) for the highest opening weekend for a Walt Disney Animation Studios film. Its worldwide opening weekend ($358.5 million) broke Toy Story 4's record ($235.8 million) for the highest worldwide opening weekend for an animated film. [48]
48 December 1, 2019 $85,977,773 Frozen II's 3-day weekend ($85.2 million) and 5-day weekend ($123.7 million) broke The Hunger Games: Catching Fire's records for the biggest 3-day ($74.1 million) and 5-day ($109.9 million) Thanksgiving weekend. [49]
49 December 8, 2019 $35,165,614 [50]
50 December 15, 2019 Jumanji: The Next Level $59,251,543 During the weekend, Frozen II reached $1.03 billion worldwide, becoming the tenth animated film to reach the billion-dollar mark and the 45th in overall to do so. [51][52]
51 December 22, 2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker $177,383,864 [53]
52 December 29, 2019 $72,389,590 [54]

Highest-grossing filmsEdit

Calendar GrossEdit

Highest-grossing films of 2019 by Calendar Gross[55]

Rank Title Studio(s) Actor(s) Director(s) Gross
1. Avengers: Endgame Walt Disney Studios Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow and Josh Brolin
  • Anthony Russo
    and
    Joe Russo
$858,373,000
2. The Lion King voices of Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Billy Eichner, John Kani, John Oliver, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and James Earl Jones Jon Favreau $543,638,043
3. Toy Story 4 voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Madeleine McGraw, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Ally Maki, Jay Hernandez, Lori Alan and Joan Cusack Josh Cooley $434,038,008
4. Frozen II voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad and Jonathan Groff Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee $430,144,682
5. Captain Marvel Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg and Jude Law
  • Anna Boden
    and
    Ryan Fleck
$426,829,839
6. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong'o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid and Billy Dee Williams J. J. Abrams $390,706,234
7. Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, J. B. Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Starr, Marisa Tomei and Jake Gyllenhaal Jon Watts $390,532,085
8. Aladdin Walt Disney Studios Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad and Billy Magnussen Guy Ritchie $355,559,216
9. Joker Warner Bros. Pictures Joaquin Phoenix Todd Phillips $333,494,002
10. It Chapter Two Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean and Bill Skarsgård Andy Muschietti $211,593,228
11. Jumanji: The Next Level Sony Pictures Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Awkwafina, Alex Wolff, Morgan Turner, Ser'Darius Blain, Madison Iseman, Danny Glover and Danny DeVito Jake Kasdan $192,094,536
12. Us Universal Pictures Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss and Tim Heidecker Jordan Peele $175,005,930
13. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Eiza González, Cliff Curtis and Helen Mirren David Leitch $173,810,100
14. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Lionsgate Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Laurence Fishburne, Mark Dacascos, Asia Kate Dillon, Lance Reddick, Anjelica Huston and Ian McShane Chad Stahelski $171,015,687
15. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Universal Pictures voices of Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson, Jonah Hill, Kit Harington and F. Murray Abraham Dean DeBlois $160,799,505
16. The Secret Life of Pets 2 voices of Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Eric Stonestreet, Jenny Slate, Tiffany Haddish, Lake Bell, Nick Kroll, Dana Carvey, Ellie Kemper, Chris Renaud, Hannibal Buress, Bobby Moynihan and Harrison Ford Chris Renaud $158,257,265
17. Pokémon Detective Pikachu Warner Bros. Pictures (Worldwide) and Toho (Japan) Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Suki Waterhouse, Omar Chaparro, Chris Geere, Ken Watanabe and Bill Nighy Rob Letterman $144,105,346
18. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Sony Pictures Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Austin Butler, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern and Al Pacino Quentin Tarantino $141,047,060
19. Shazam! Warner Bros. Pictures Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Adam Brody and Djimon Hounsou David F. Sandberg $140,371,656
20. Aquaman Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Nicole Kidman James Wan $136,001,983

In-Year ReleaseEdit

Highest-grossing films of 2019 by In-year release[56]
Rank Title Distributor Domestic gross
1. Avengers: Endgame Disney $858,373,000
2. The Lion King $543,638,043
3. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker $502,418,756
4. Frozen II $470,089,732
5. Toy Story 4 $434,038,008
6. Captain Marvel $426,829,839
7. Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony $390,532,085
8. Aladdin Disney $355,559,216
9. Joker Warner Bros. $334,046,521
10. Jumanji: The Next Level Sony $283,681,326
11. It Chapter Two Warner Bros. $211,593,228
12. Us Universal $175,005,930
13. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw $173,810,100
14. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Lionsgate $171,015,687
15. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Universal $160,799,505
16. The Secret Life of Pets 2 $158,257,265
17. Knives Out Lionsgate $151,865,922
18. Pokémon Detective Pikachu Warner Bros. $144,105,346
19. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Sony $141,081,769
20. Shazam! Warner Bros. $140,371,656


Highest-grossing films of 2019
by MPAA rating
G Toy Story 4
PG The Lion King
PG-13 Avengers: Endgame
R Joker
NC-17 N/A

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See alsoEdit

Preceded by
2018
2019 Succeeded by
2020