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On This Day - December 13

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on December 13.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Friday $31,190,587 $258,366,855
1997 Scream 2 Saturday $14,200,000 $101,363,301
2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still Saturday $11,920,581 $79,366,978
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings Saturday $9,246,422 $65,014,513
2002 Star Trek: Nemesis Friday $7,732,988 $43,254,409
2003 Something's Gotta Give Saturday $7,026,916 $124,685,242
2009 The Princess and the Frog Sunday $6,663,537 $104,400,899
2002 Maid in Manhattan Friday $6,572,968 $93,932,896
2003 The Last Samurai Saturday $6,028,707 $111,110,575
2008 Four Christmases Saturday $5,846,153 $120,146,040

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on December 13.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Friday $31,190,587 $258,366,855
2002 Star Trek: Nemesis Friday $7,732,988 $43,254,409
2002 Maid in Manhattan Friday $6,572,968 $93,932,896
2013 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas Friday $5,748,584 $52,543,354
2002 Drumline Friday $4,125,718 $56,398,162
2002 The Hot Chick Friday $2,598,364 $35,081,550
2013 American Hustle Friday $210,910 $150,117,807
2013 Saving Mr. Banks Friday $126,142 $83,299,761

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 13.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $73,645,197 $258,366,855
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
2013 Frozen $22,568,138 $400,738,009
1998 Star Trek: Insurrection $22,052,836 $70,187,658
2002 Maid in Manhattan $18,711,407 $93,932,896
2002 Star Trek: Nemesis $18,513,305 $43,254,409
1996 Jerry Maguire $17,084,296 $153,952,592

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2017: Miss Kiet’s Children

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Christopher Plummer (1929, turns 88 this year), Richard D. Zanuck (1934, died on July 13th, 2012 at the age of 77), Darlene Cates (1947, died on March 26th, 2017 at the age of 69), Jamie Foxx (1967, turns 50 this year), Vasco Nunes (1974, died on March 11th, 2016 at the age of 41)

Died on this day in history: Alan Thicke (2016, at the age of 69)

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

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