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On This Day - January 12

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on January 12.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2013 Zero Dark Thirty Saturday $9,354,467 $95,720,716
2014 Lone Survivor Sunday $8,984,385 $125,095,601
2008 The Bucket List Saturday $8,271,248 $93,466,502
2008 First Sunday Saturday $7,673,647 $37,931,869
2013 A Haunted House Saturday $7,537,706 $40,041,683
2001 Save the Last Dance Friday $7,512,000 $91,038,276
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Saturday $7,496,000 $315,544,750
2007 Stomp the Yard Friday $7,210,616 $61,356,221
2002 A Beautiful Mind Saturday $6,877,000 $170,708,996
2002 Orange County Saturday $6,224,000 $41,059,716

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on January 12.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2001 Save the Last Dance Friday $7,512,000 $91,038,276
2007 Stomp the Yard Friday $7,210,616 $61,356,221
2001 Double Take Friday $3,005,000 $29,823,162
2000 Next Friday Wednesday $2,696,871 $57,176,582
2007 Alpha Dog Friday $2,339,535 $15,309,602
2007 Primeval Friday $2,230,445 $10,597,734
2001 Antitrust Friday $1,630,000 $10,965,209
2007 Guru Friday $15,000 $2,096,000
2007 God Grew Tired of Us: The Story of Lost Boys of Sudan Friday $8,000 $301,447

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was January 12.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2014 Lone Survivor $37,849,910 $125,095,601
2001 Save the Last Dance $27,526,443 $91,038,276
2013 Zero Dark Thirty $24,438,936 $95,720,716
2007 Stomp the Yard $21,833,312 $61,356,221
2001 Cast Away $19,777,426 $233,632,142
2008 The Bucket List $19,392,416 $93,466,502
2013 A Haunted House $18,101,682 $40,041,683
2008 First Sunday $17,714,821 $37,931,869
2003 Just Married $17,548,993 $56,127,162
2007 Night at the Museum $17,162,357 $250,863,268

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: The Commuter, Proud Mary, Paddington 2

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Charles Perrault (1628, died on May 16th, 1703 at the age of 75), John Lasseter (1957, turned 60 this year), Prashant Bhargava (1973, died on May 16th, 2015 at the age of 42)

Died on this day in history: William Peter Blatty (2017, at the age of 89)

Note: The charts on this page are not adjusted for inflation.