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On This Day - December 27

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on December 27.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Sunday $43,145,665 $936,662,225
2009 Avatar Sunday $24,247,681 $760,507,625
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Tuesday $22,515,612 $532,177,324
2016 Sing Tuesday $17,515,525 $270,329,045
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Saturday $17,249,267 $377,845,905
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Friday $16,873,539 $342,548,984
2009 Sherlock Holmes Sunday $15,858,161 $209,028,679
2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Sunday $15,143,373 $219,614,612
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Saturday $14,302,456 $255,119,788
2004 Meet the Fockers Monday $13,913,690 $279,167,575

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on December 27.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office

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 27.

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
2009 Sherlock Holmes $62,304,277 $209,028,679
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $50,598,104 $377,845,905
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $48,875,549 $342,548,984
2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $48,875,415 $219,614,612
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $40,921,395 $255,119,788
2015 Daddy’s Home $38,740,203 $150,357,137
2008 Marley & Me $36,357,586 $143,153,751
1997 Titanic $35,455,673 $658,672,302

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2017: In The Fade

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Marlene Dietrich (1901, died on May 6th, 1992 at the age of 90), Aharon Ipalé (1941, died on June 27th, 2016 at the age of 74), Jean-Claude Bouillon (1941, died on July 31st, 2017 at the age of 75), Charmian Carr (1942, died on September 17th, 2016 at the age of 73), Chyna (1969, died on April 20th, 2016 at the age of 46)

Died on this day in history: Haskell Wexler (2015, at the age of 93), Carrie Fisher (2016, at the age of 60), Claude Gensac (2016, at the age of 89)

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

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