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On This Day - December 25

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on December 25.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Friday $49,325,663 $936,662,225
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Sunday $25,865,004 $532,177,324
2009 Sherlock Holmes Friday $24,608,941 $209,028,679
2009 Avatar Friday $23,095,046 $760,507,625
2004 Meet the Fockers Saturday $19,542,490 $279,167,575
2012 Les Miserables Tuesday $18,111,665 $148,809,770
2015 Daddy’s Home Friday $15,709,618 $150,357,137
2014 Unbroken Thursday $15,434,400 $115,637,895
2014 Into the Woods Thursday $15,089,740 $128,002,372
2012 Django Unchained Tuesday $15,011,121 $162,805,434

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on December 25.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2009 Sherlock Holmes Friday $24,608,941 $209,028,679
2012 Les Miserables Tuesday $18,111,665 $148,809,770
2015 Daddy’s Home Friday $15,709,618 $150,357,137
2014 Unbroken Thursday $15,434,400 $115,637,895
2014 Into the Woods Thursday $15,089,740 $128,002,372
2012 Django Unchained Tuesday $15,011,121 $162,805,434
2008 Marley & Me Thursday $14,380,980 $143,153,751
2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Thursday $11,871,831 $127,509,326
2008 Bedtime Stories Thursday $10,529,000 $110,101,975
2001 Ali Tuesday $10,216,625 $58,183,966

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 25.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $149,202,860 $936,662,225
2009 Avatar $75,617,133 $760,507,625
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $64,033,768 $532,177,324
2009 Sherlock Holmes $62,304,277 $209,028,679
2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $48,875,415 $219,614,612
2004 Meet the Fockers $46,120,980 $279,167,575
2015 Daddy’s Home $38,740,203 $150,357,137
2016 Sing $35,258,145 $270,329,045
2010 Little Fockers $30,833,665 $148,438,600
2011 Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol $29,556,629 $209,397,903

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2017: The Greatest Showman, Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Project, 2018: Mary Poppins Returns, Untitled Warner Brothers Event Film #2, Bohemian Rhapsody, 2019: SPA Animated Franchise 2, 2020: Sing 2

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Humphrey Bogart (1899, died on January 14th, 1957 at the age of 57)

Died on this day in history: Charlie Chaplin (1977, at the age of 88)

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