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On This Day - December 14

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on December 14.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Friday $37,125,547 $303,003,568
2007 I am Legend Friday $30,059,386 $256,393,010
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Saturday $24,430,416 $258,366,855
2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks Friday $13,300,713 $217,326,974
2013 Frozen Saturday $10,144,815 $400,738,009
2005 King Kong Wednesday $9,755,745 $218,080,025
1997 Scream 2 Sunday $9,005,000 $101,363,301
2001 Vanilla Sky Friday $8,408,000 $100,614,858
2002 Maid in Manhattan Saturday $7,492,208 $93,932,896
2001 Ocean's Eleven Friday $7,022,000 $183,417,150

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on December 14.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Friday $37,125,547 $303,003,568
2007 I am Legend Friday $30,059,386 $256,393,010
2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks Friday $13,300,713 $217,326,974
2005 King Kong Wednesday $9,755,745 $218,080,025
2001 Vanilla Sky Friday $8,408,000 $100,614,858
2001 Not Another Teen Movie Friday $4,978,000 $37,882,551
2007 The Kite Runner Friday $141,375 $15,800,078
1995 Othello Thursday $6,852 $2,844,379

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 14.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $84,617,303 $303,003,568
2007 I am Legend $77,211,321 $256,393,010
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $73,645,197 $258,366,855
2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $44,307,417 $217,326,974
1997 Scream 2 $32,926,342 $101,363,301
2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still $30,480,153 $79,366,978
2001 Vanilla Sky $25,015,518 $100,614,858
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings $24,115,934 $65,014,513
2013 Frozen $22,568,138 $400,738,009
2001 Ocean's Eleven $22,076,664 $183,417,150

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: Animated Spider-Man, Mortal Engines

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Patty Duke (1946, died on March 29th, 2016 at the age of 69)

Died on this day in history: Edmund Lyndeck (2015, at the age of 90), Bernard Fox (2016, at the age of 89)

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