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On This Day - December 12

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Record Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
1997 Scream 2 Friday $14,380,000 $101,363,301
2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still Friday $11,614,781 $79,366,978
2009 The Princess and the Frog Saturday $10,522,644 $104,400,899
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings Friday $8,867,545 $65,014,513
2004 Ocean's Twelve Sunday $8,683,880 $125,531,634
1998 Star Trek: Insurrection Saturday $7,420,000 $70,187,658
2009 The Blind Side Saturday $6,878,260 $255,959,475
2010 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Sunday $6,033,501 $104,386,950
1999 Toy Story 2 Sunday $5,575,000 $245,852,179
2003 Something's Gotta Give Friday $5,300,000 $124,685,242

Record Opening Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
1997 Scream 2 Friday $14,380,000 $101,363,301
2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still Friday $11,614,781 $79,366,978
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings Friday $8,867,545 $65,014,513
2003 Something's Gotta Give Friday $5,300,000 $124,685,242
2003 Stuck On You Friday $3,400,000 $33,832,741
2014 Top Five Friday $2,516,817 $25,317,379
2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing Friday $2,200,000 $21,897,389
1997 For Richer or Poorer Friday $1,900,000 $31,680,796
1997 Amistad Friday $1,385,000 $44,212,592
2008 Nothing Like the Holidays Friday $1,154,103 $7,503,736

Record Weekend

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

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2004 Ocean's Twelve $39,153,380 $125,531,634
1997 Scream 2 $32,926,342 $101,363,301
2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still $30,480,153 $79,366,978
2009 The Princess and the Frog $24,208,916 $104,400,899
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings $24,115,934 $65,014,513
2010 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader $24,005,069 $104,386,950
1998 Star Trek: Insurrection $22,052,836 $70,187,658
1999 Toy Story 2 $18,249,880 $245,852,179
1999 The Green Mile $18,017,152 $136,801,374
2010 The Tourist $16,472,458 $67,631,157

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2017: Apache Warrior

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Edward G. Robinson (1893, died on January 26th, 1973 at the age of 79), Bill Nighy (1949, turns 68 this year)

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