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On This Day - January 5

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on January 5.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Saturday $10,285,000 $315,544,750
2008 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets Saturday $8,754,230 $219,961,501
2013 Django Unchained Saturday $8,426,744 $162,805,434
2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Tuesday $7,967,428 $936,662,225
2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D Saturday $7,920,329 $34,341,945
2013 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Saturday $7,629,018 $303,003,568
2002 A Beautiful Mind Saturday $7,381,000 $170,708,996
2010 Avatar Tuesday $7,327,233 $760,507,625
2007 Night at the Museum Friday $7,106,639 $250,863,268
2013 Les Miserables Saturday $6,853,440 $148,809,770

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on January 5.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2007 Freedom Writers Friday $3,402,212 $36,605,602
2007 Happily N'Ever After Friday $2,114,314 $15,849,032
2007 Code Name: The Cleaner Friday $1,300,000 $8,135,024
2007 Thr3e Friday $170,000 $1,008,849

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 5.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $25,017,279 $342,548,984
2007 Night at the Museum $23,743,960 $250,863,268
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $23,006,447 $315,544,750
2001 Cast Away $22,220,725 $233,632,142
2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D $21,744,470 $34,341,945
2003 Catch Me if You Can $21,142,434 $164,606,800
2008 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets $20,062,684 $219,961,501
2013 Django Unchained $20,010,745 $162,805,434
2014 Frozen $19,575,525 $400,738,009
2014 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones $18,343,611 $32,462,372

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: In Between, Blame, Django, Insidious: The Last Key

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Umberto Eco (1932, died on February 19th, 2016 at the age of 84), Bradley Cooper (1975, turned 42 this year)

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

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