Follow us on


Box Office Records > Domestic > All Movies > Best Performance by Day of the Week > Biggest Domestic Thursday

Biggest Thursday at the Domestic Box Office



Other Domestic Best Performance by Day of the Week records: Biggest Domestic Sunday - Biggest Domestic Monday - Biggest Domestic Tuesday - Biggest Domestic Saturday

This chart contains figures for the movies with the Biggest Thursday at the Domestic Box Office.

Biggest Domestic Wednesday Biggest Domestic Friday
Rank Date Movie Gross Theaters Per
Theater
Total
Gross
Days
1 May 19, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $50,013,859 3,661 $13,661 $50,013,859 1
2 May 15, 2003 The Matrix Reloaded $42,508,303 3,603 $11,798 $42,508,303 1
3 May 26, 2011 The Hangover Part II $31,610,367 3,615 $8,744 $31,610,367 1
4 May 16, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $30,141,417 3,161 $9,535 $30,141,417 1
5 Jun 25, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $29,094,472 4,234 $6,872 $91,110,948 2
6 Dec 24, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $27,395,725 4,134 $6,627 $390,856,054 7
7 May 22, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the … $25,041,072 4,260 $5,878 $25,041,072 1
8 Jul 4, 2013 Despicable Me 2 $24,546,980 3,956 $6,205 $58,846,980 3
9 Jul 1, 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $24,211,138 4,416 $5,483 $92,744,978 2
10 Jul 1, 2004 Spider-Man 2 $23,812,920 4,152 $5,735 $64,255,524 2
11 Dec 31, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $22,932,686 4,134 $5,547 $651,967,269 14
12 Jul 16, 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $22,011,215 4,275 $5,149 $80,186,627 2
13 Jun 30, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $21,540,018 4,011 $5,370 $64,765,347 2
14 Jul 5, 2007 Transformers $19,177,089 4,011 $4,781 $84,903,028 3
15 Jul 12, 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Pho… $18,374,405 4,181 $4,395 $62,606,743 2
16 Jun 18, 2015 Jurassic World $17,822,580 4,274 $4,170 $296,211,655 7
17 Jul 1, 2010 The Last Airbender $17,511,097 3,169 $5,526 $17,511,097 1
18 Jun 23, 2016 Finding Dory $17,408,514 4,305 $4,044 $213,317,902 7
19 Jul 4, 1996 Independence Day $17,343,388 2,881 $6,020 $45,773,988 2
20 Jul 3, 2008 Hancock $17,052,167 3,680 $4,634 $41,273,567 2
21 Dec 18, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $17,019,987 3,703 $4,596 $51,470,821 2
22 Dec 22, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $16,773,075 4,157 $4,035 $221,999,674 7
23 Dec 29, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $16,722,532 4,157 $4,023 $375,378,705 14
24 Jul 4, 2002 Men in Black 2 $16,493,214 3,557 $4,637 $35,092,835 2
25 Jul 24, 2008 The Dark Knight $16,464,405 4,366 $3,771 $238,615,211 7
26 Jul 5, 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man $15,814,761 4,318 $3,663 $75,017,570 4
27 Dec 26, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $15,455,171 3,622 $4,267 $151,182,682 9
28 Dec 25, 2014 Unbroken $15,434,400 3,131 $4,930 $15,434,400 1
29 Dec 25, 2014 Into the Woods $15,089,740 2,440 $6,184 $15,089,740 1
30 Dec 29, 2016 Sing $15,039,855 4,022 $3,739 $123,601,490 9
31 Nov 28, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $14,951,629 4,163 $3,592 $222,116,056 7
32 Feb 26, 2004 The Passion of the Christ $14,781,316 3,006 $4,917 $41,337,889 2
33 Dec 31, 2009 Avatar $14,738,136 3,456 $4,265 $283,624,210 14
34 Jun 30, 2005 War of the Worlds $14,425,917 3,908 $3,691 $35,682,400 2
35 Dec 25, 2008 Marley & Me $14,380,980 3,480 $4,132 $14,380,980 1
36 May 27, 2010 Sex and the City 2 $14,208,097 2,125 $6,686 $14,208,097 1
37 Jul 3, 1997 Men in Black $14,206,708 0 $0 $33,065,445 2
38 Dec 25, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $13,986,220 3,703 $3,777 $171,670,604 9
39 Dec 19, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $13,878,712 3,622 $3,832 $40,038,684 2
40 May 16, 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness $13,536,422 3,762 $3,598 $13,536,422 0
41 May 21, 2009 Terminator Salvation $13,372,491 3,480 $3,843 $13,372,491 1
42 Nov 25, 1999 Toy Story 2 $13,241,000 3,235 $4,093 $23,161,000 7
43 May 24, 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’… $13,240,044 3,100 $4,271 $13,240,044 0
44 Jul 26, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises $13,202,371 4,404 $2,998 $225,011,359 7
45 Dec 25, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Ar… $13,130,018 3,875 $3,388 $127,096,118 9
46 Jun 24, 2010 Toy Story 3 $13,056,504 4,028 $3,241 $167,551,682 7
47 Nov 24, 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $12,409,162 3,858 $3,216 $146,283,069 7
48 Nov 23, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $12,400,000 3,127 $3,965 $85,000,000 7
49 May 10, 2012 The Avengers $12,391,566 4,349 $2,849 $270,019,373 7
50 Jul 13, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’… $12,358,033 4,133 $2,990 $196,019,502 7
51 Dec 23, 2004 Meet the Fockers $12,330,000 3,518 $3,505 $24,396,740 2
52 Nov 22, 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $12,320,000 3,672 $3,355 $129,566,000 7
53 May 20, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $12,307,918 2,970 $4,144 $40,850,267 2
54 Jun 13, 2013 Man of Steel $12,062,124 1,000 $12,062 $12,062,124 0
55 Dec 30, 2004 Meet the Fockers $12,000,000 3,518 $3,411 $120,500,000 9
56 Jan 1, 2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $11,950,000 3,703 $3,227 $261,350,000 16
57 Jul 3, 2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines $11,884,000 3,355 $3,542 $28,355,000 3
58 Dec 25, 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button $11,871,831 2,988 $3,973 $11,871,831 1
59 May 23, 2013 The Hangover 3 $11,789,463 3,555 $3,316 $11,789,463 1
60 Jul 2, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $11,654,658 4,234 $2,753 $251,035,008 9
61 Jul 19, 2001 Jurassic Park III $11,589,750 3,434 $3,375 $30,614,110 2
62 Jan 1, 1998 Titanic $11,558,520 2,711 $4,264 $124,152,693 14
63 Nov 25, 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $11,475,980 4,125 $2,782 $169,969,028 7
64 Dec 28, 2006 Night at the Museum $11,394,216 3,688 $3,090 $79,055,249 7
65 Jul 2, 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $11,251,329 4,032 $2,791 $25,042,486 2
66 Jul 21, 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $11,229,178 4,375 $2,567 $226,117,069 7
67 Dec 24, 2009 Avatar $11,150,998 3,452 $3,230 $137,094,051 7
68 Dec 27, 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship… $11,115,000 3,359 $3,309 $119,112,000 9
69 Nov 27, 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 $11,079,983 4,151 $2,669 $168,708,305 7
70 Nov 28, 2013 Frozen $11,037,812 3,742 $2,950 $26,541,900 7
71 Jun 29, 2006 Superman Returns $11,021,167 3,915 $2,815 $32,058,444 2
72 Nov 11, 2004 The Incredibles $11,012,000 3,933 $2,800 $93,004,485 7
73 Nov 6, 2003 The Matrix Revolutions $11,003,000 3,502 $3,142 $35,315,000 2
74 Mar 23, 2017 Beauty and the Beast $10,905,961 4,210 $2,590 $228,605,887 7
75 Dec 25, 2008 Bedtime Stories $10,529,000 3,681 $2,860 $10,529,000 1
76 Dec 26, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $10,523,771 3,928 $2,679 $160,469,546 14
77 Dec 27, 2007 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets $10,517,241 3,832 $2,745 $88,402,703 7
78 Mar 28, 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation $10,506,875 3,719 $2,825 $10,506,875 2
79 Jul 10, 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse o… $10,486,019 3,023 $3,469 $23,995,281 2
80 Jul 14, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets $10,389,130 4,370 $2,377 $152,587,865 7
81 Nov 26, 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 $10,314,742 4,175 $2,471 $146,540,534 7
82 Dec 27, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $10,135,524 4,100 $2,472 $189,700,814 14
83 Jan 1, 2009 Marley & Me $9,956,212 3,480 $2,861 $82,400,283 8
84 Dec 18, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Ar… $9,955,093 3,875 $2,569 $34,407,210 2
85 Nov 24, 2016 Moana $9,929,639 3,875 $2,562 $25,448,873 2
86 Jul 4, 2013 The Lone Ranger $9,853,043 3,904 $2,524 $19,504,161 3
87 Dec 20, 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship… $9,700,000 3,359 $2,888 $27,900,000 2
88 Jul 3, 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction $9,660,418 4,233 $2,282 $138,345,769 7
89 Nov 11, 1999 Pokemon: The First Movie $9,620,578 2,901 $3,316 $19,717,426 2
90 Dec 22, 2016 Sing $9,602,465 4,022 $2,387 $20,612,640 2
91 Jul 7, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $9,554,137 4,088 $2,337 $213,975,424 9
92 Nov 24, 2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them $9,533,397 4,144 $2,301 $110,927,553 7
93 Dec 27, 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $9,520,466 3,499 $2,721 $112,374,569 14
94 Jun 27, 2013 Monsters University $9,492,291 4,004 $2,371 $124,825,448 7
95 Nov 26, 2009 The Blind Side $9,489,335 3,140 $3,022 $60,127,477 7
96 Jul 16, 2015 Minions $9,483,705 4,301 $2,205 $166,491,710 7
97 Jun 25, 2015 Inside Out $9,477,440 3,946 $2,402 $132,817,010 7
98 Jan 1, 2015 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Ar… $9,320,601 3,875 $2,405 $198,869,927 16
99 Nov 26, 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon $9,204,544 4,042 $2,277 $188,077,665 7
100 Dec 25, 1997 Titanic $9,178,529 2,674 $3,433 $52,969,336 7

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.