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(Credit: 20th Century Fox Film / Joe Lederer)

"Deadpool" was released on Feb. 12, 2016, and on opening weekend grossed $132,434,639.

Biggest movie opening weekends

Highest-grossing debuts at the U.S. box office through February 2016, via Box Office Mojo.

25. "Spider-Man"

Opening weekend: May 3, 2002 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Columbia Pictures)


Opening weekend: May 3, 2002
Domestic weekend gross: $114,844,116
Cast: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco

24. "Minions"

Opening weekend: July 10, 2015 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: AP / Illumination Entertainment)


Opening weekend: July 10, 2015
Domestic weekend gross: $115,718,405
Cast: Voices of Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton

23. "Alice in Wonderland"

Opening weekend: March 5, 2010 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Disney Enterprises)


Opening weekend: March 5, 2010
Domestic weekend gross: $116,101,023
Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway

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22. "Man of Steel"

Opening weekend: June 14, 2013 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Warner Bros. )


Opening weekend: June 14, 2013
Domestic weekend gross: $116,619,362
Cast: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon

21. "Shrek the Third"

Opening weekend: May 18, 2007 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Getty Images / Gabriel Bouys)


Opening weekend: May 18, 2007
Domestic weekend gross: $121,629,270
Cast: Voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas

20. "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1"

Opening weekend: Nov. 21, 2014 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Lionsgate, Murray Close)


Opening weekend: Nov. 21, 2014
Domestic weekend gross: $121,897,634
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson

19. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1"

Opening weekend: Nov. 19, 2010 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: AP)


Opening weekend: Nov. 19, 2010
Domestic weekend gross: $125,017,372
Cast: Warwick Davis, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson

18. "Iron Man 2"

Opening weekend: May 7, 2010 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Francois Duhamel )

Opening weekend: May 7, 2010
Domestic weekend gross: $128,122,480
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson

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17. "Deadpool"

Opening weekend: Feb. 12, 2016 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: 20th Century Fox Film / Joe Lederer)


Opening weekend: Feb. 12, 2016
Domestic weekend gross: $132,434,639
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Gina Carano, TJ Miller

16. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"

Opening weekend: July 7, 2006 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: AP )


Opening weekend: July 7, 2006
Domestic weekend gross: $135,634,554
Cast: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport

15. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"

Opening weekend: Nov. 18, 2011 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Summit Entertainment)


Opening weekend: Nov. 18, 2011
Domestic weekend gross: $138,122,261
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene

14. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2"

Opening weekend: Nov. 16, 2012 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Summit Entertainment)


Opening weekend: Nov. 16, 2012
Domestic weekend gross: $141,067,634
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke

13. "The Twilight Saga: New Moon"

Opening weekend: Nov. 20, 2009 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: AP )


Opening weekend: Nov. 20, 2009
Domestic weekend gross: $142,839,137
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke

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12. "Furious 7"

Opening weekend: April 3, 2015 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Universal Pictures)


Opening weekend: April 3, 2015
Domestic weekend gross: $147,187,040
Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez

11. "Spider-Man 3"

Opening weekend: May 4, 2007 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Columbia Pictures)


Opening weekend: May 4, 2007
Domestic weekend gross: $151,116,516
Cast: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Thomas Haden Church

10. "The Hunger Games"

Opening weekend: March 23, 2012 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Lionsgate Film/Murray Close)


Opening weekend: March 23, 2012
Domestic weekend gross: $152,535,747
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks

9. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"

Opening weekend: Nov. 22, 2013 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Lionsgate)


Opening weekend: Nov. 22, 2013
Domestic weekend gross: $158,074,286
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks

8. "The Dark Knight"

Opening weekend: July 18, 2008 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: AP )


Opening weekend: July 18, 2008
Domestic weekend gross: $158,411,483
Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman

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7. "The Dark Knight Rises"

Opening weekend: July 20, 2012 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: AP)


Opening weekend: July 20, 2012
Domestic weekend gross: $160,887,295
Cast: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy

6. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2"

Opening weekend: July 15, 2011 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Warner Bros.)


Opening weekend: July 15, 2011
Domestic weekend gross: $169,189,427
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter

5. "Iron Man 3"

Opening weekend: May 3, 2013 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: AP)


Opening weekend: May 3, 2013
Domestic weekend gross: $174,144,585
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce

4. "Avengers: Age of Ultron"

Opening weekend: May 1, 2015 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Marvel / Jay Maidment)


Opening weekend: May 1, 2015
Domestic weekend gross: $191,271,109
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans

3. 'Marvel's The Avengers'

Opening weekend: May 4, 2012 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Handout)


Opening weekend: May 4, 2012
Domestic weekend gross: $207,438,708
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner

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2. "Jurassic World"

Opening weekend: June 12, 2015 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment)


Opening weekend: June 12, 2015
Domestic weekend gross: $208,806,270
Cast: Nick Robinson, Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jake Johnson

1. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Opening weekend: Dec. 18, 2015 Domestic weekend gross:
(Credit: Lucasfilm / Walt Disney Pictures / David James)


Opening weekend: Dec. 18, 2015
Domestic weekend gross: $247,966,675
Cast: John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Lupita Nyong'o, Warwick Davis

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