On This Day - December 1
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The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on December 1.
|2013||The Hunger Games: Catching Fire||Sunday||$14,207,894||$424,668,047|
|2001||Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone||Saturday||$10,354,000||$317,575,550|
|2012||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2||Saturday||$7,525,548||$292,324,737|
|2001||Behind Enemy Lines||Saturday||$7,507,000||$58,855,732|
|2002||Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets||Sunday||$6,712,704||$261,987,880|
|2000||How the Grinch Stole Christmas||Friday||$6,345,000||$260,044,825|
|2012||Rise of the Guardians||Saturday||$6,258,906||$103,412,758|
Record Opening Day
The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on December 1.
|2006||The Nativity Story||Friday||$2,400,000||$37,629,831|
|2006||Van Wilder Deux: The Rise of Taj||Friday||$878,892||$4,261,350|
The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was December 1.
|2013||The Hunger Games: Catching Fire||$74,179,601||$424,668,047|
|2002||Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets||$32,117,496||$261,987,880|
|2002||Die Another Day||$31,010,183||$160,942,139|
|2000||How the Grinch Stole Christmas||$27,096,630||$260,044,825|
|1996||Star Trek: First Contact||$25,484,402||$92,027,888|
|2001||Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone||$23,642,327||$317,575,550|
|1991||The Addams Family||$20,133,616||$113,502,246|
Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2017: The New Radical, Breaking Brooklyn, The Other Side of Hope, The Shape of Water, Padmavati, The Disaster Artist, Inoperable, 24 Hours to Live, Kepler’s Dream, Pickings, He’s Out There, Daisy Winters, Wonder Wheel, The Tribes of Palos Verdes, Another Wolfcop, Badsville, The Swindlers, Brotherhood of Blades 2, Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1, The Dancer, Gangster Land
Born and Died
Born on this day in history: Sylvia Kauders (1921, died on May 5th, 2016 at the age of 94), Woody Allen (1935, turns 82 this year), Jinpachi Nezu (1947, died on December 29th, 2016 at the age of 69), Kim McGuire (1955, died on September 14th, 2016 at the age of 60)
Died on this day in history: Don Calfa (2016, at the age of 76)
Note: The charts on this page are not adjusted for inflation.