Highest Opening Weeks in France

Last Updated 9th January 2004

Rank Title Year $U.S.
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1 TAXI 2 2000 22.613
2 LOTR: THE RETURN OF THE KING 2003 19.629
3 ASTERIX ET OBELIX: MISSION CLEOPATRE 2002 19.163
4 VISITORS II 1998 16.095
5 HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS 2002 14.190
6 LA VERITE SI JE MENS 2 2001 13.933
7 ASTERIX ET OBELIX VS CAESAR 1999 13.907
8 THE FIFTH ELEMENT 1997 13.782
9 FINDING NEMO 2003 13.735
10 THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS 2003 13.549
11 TAXI 3 2003 13.171
12 MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 1996 13.026
13 STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE 1999 12.774
14 LOTR: THE TWO TOWERS 2002 12.505
15 THE MATRIX 1999 12.478
16 DIDIER 1997 12.396
17 THE MATRIX RELOADED 2003 12.359
18 TITANIC 1998 12.204
19 HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE 2001 12.047
20 MEN IN BLACK II 2002 11.137
21 STAR WARS: ATTACK OF THE CLONES 2002 10.412
22 LOTR: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING 2001 10.286
23 LES ENFANTS DU MARAIS 1999 10.256
24 SPIDER-MAN 2002 9.896
25 LE PACTE DES LOUPS 2001 9.587
26 BEAN 1997 9.395
27 TARZAN 1999 9.331
28 TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES 2003 8.813
29 ARMAGEDDON 1998 8.525
30 NOTTING HILL 1999 8.260
31 THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME 1996 8.246
32 TWISTER 1996 8.198
33 THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH 1999 8.191
34 SE7EN 1996 8.087
35 THE SIXTH SENSE 2000 8.012
36 GODZILLA 1998 7.892
37 X2 2003 7.888
38 ALIEN RESURRECTION 1997 7.880
39 OCEAN'S ELEVEN 2002 7.811
40 DIE ANOTHER DAY 2002 7.527
41 LES COLLEGUES 1999 7.443
42 SAVING PRIVATE RYAN 1998 7.404
43 LE BOULET 2002 7.401
44 SPACE JAM 1997 7.174
45 PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL 2003 6.910
46 LE PARI 1997 6.904
47 LE DINER DES CONS 1998 6.671
48 CATCH ME IF YOU CAN 2003 6.655
49 THE MUMMY 1999 6.589
50 THE X-FILES MOVIE 1998 6.551
51 LE PLACARD 2001 6.518
52 AMERICAN PIE 2 2001 6.502
53 LIAR LIAR 1997 6.424
54 TOMB RAIDER 2001 6.411
55 101 DALMATIONS 1997 6.308
56 MULAN 1998 6.259
57 AMELIE FROM MONTMARTE 2001 6.167
58 TOMORROW NEVER DIES 1997 6.101
59 BRUCE ALMIGHTY 2003 6.051
60 RETURN OF THE JEDI 1997 5.985
61 HANNIBAL 2001 5.980
62 CHOUCHOU 2003 5.870
63 THE BEACH 2000 5.833
64 ATLANTIS: THE LOST EMPIRE 2001 5.590
65 TAXI 1998 5.572
66 MARS ATTACKS! 1997 5.469
67 8 MILE 2003 5.399
68 BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY 2000 5.380
69 SLEEPY HOLLOW 2000 5.305
70 MINORITY REPORT 2002 5.271
71 TAIS-TOI! 2003 5.266
72 POKEMON: THE FIRST MOVIE 2000 5.246
73 HERCULES 1997 5.246
74 8 FEMMES 2002 5.246
75 RANSOM 1997 5.185
76 TWELVE MONKEYS 1996 5.169
77 SCREAM 2 1998 5.107
78 SHREK 2001 4.886
79 TOY STORY 2 2000 4.848
80 CRUEL INTENTIONS 1999 4.797
81 HULK 2003 4.770
82 LA VERITE SI JE MENS 1997 4.746
83 A BUG'S LIFE 1999 4.743
84 2 FAST 2 FURIOUS 2003 4.708
85 SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET 1997 4.706
86 THE PRINCE OF EGYPT 1998 4.705
87 WHAT WOMEN WANT 2000 4.672
88 TANGUY 2001 4.597
89 GANGS OF NEW YORK 2003 4.521
90 PEARL HARBOR 2001 4.508
91 THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK 1998 4.435
92 BELPHEGOR 2001 4.418
93 ERIN BROCKOVICH 2000 4.342
94 YAMAKASI 2001 4.332
95 THE TRUMAN SHOW 1998 4.324
96 BATMAN AND ROBIN 1997 4.316
97 THE NUTTY PROFESSOR 1996 4.266
98 LA BEUZE 2003 4.264
99 CASINO 1996 4.244
100 THE MESSENGER: THE STORY OF JOAN OF ARC 1999 4.230
101 STRIPTEASE 1996 4.171
102 MONSTERS, INC. 2002 4.045
103 BAD BOYS II 2003 4.032
104 ANASTASIA 1998 4.031
105 THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK 1997 3.984
106 MY BEST FRIENDS WEDDING 1997 3.912
107 EYES WIDE SHUT 1999 3.984
108 LA TOUR MONTPARNASSE INFERNALE 2001 3.947
109 THE MUMMY RETURNS 2001 3.934
110 CHARLIE'S ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE 2003 3.897
111 THE GAMES 1997 3.871
112 LARA CROFT TOMB RAIDER: THE CRADLE OF LIFE 2003 3.803
113 TOY STORY 1996 3.776
114 SIGNS 2002 3.735
115 AMERICAN WEDDING 2003 3.704
116 HEAT 1996 3.665
117 JUNGLE BOOK 2 2003 3.645
118 SCOOBY-DOO 2002 3.642
119 ENEMY OF THE STATE 1999 3.586
120 THE HORSE WHISPERER 1998 3.583
121 SLEEPERS 1996 3.553
122 JUMANJI 1996 3.505
123 ERASER 1996 3.478
124 END OF DAYS 1999 3.327
125 18 ANS APRES 2003 3.318
126 LE RAID 2002 3.302
127 DEEP IMPACT 1998 3.254
128 THE NINTH GATE 1999 3.246
129 SNAKE EYES 1998 3.209
130 MEET THE PARENTS 2000 3.165
131 RED DRAGON 2002 3.073
132 ANTZ 1998 3.057
133 THE EXORCIST 2000 3.025
134 1 CHANCE SUR 2 1998 3.010