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On This Day - December 3

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on December 3.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2016 Moana Saturday $12,960,057 $248,757,044
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Saturday $8,886,217 $290,013,036
2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Sunday $8,316,000 $260,044,825
2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Saturday $8,105,554 $234,037,575
2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 Saturday $7,080,431 $281,287,133
1999 Toy Story 2 Friday $6,551,000 $245,852,179
2010 Tangled Friday $5,146,398 $200,821,936
2011 The Muppets Saturday $5,134,456 $88,625,922
2006 Happy Feet Sunday $5,014,799 $198,000,317
2004 National Treasure Friday $5,000,000 $173,005,002

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on December 3.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2004 Closer Friday $2,600,000 $33,987,757
2010 The Warrior's Way Friday $1,119,875 $5,666,340
2010 Black Swan Friday $415,822 $106,954,678
2010 I Love You, Phillip Morris Friday $30,623 $2,037,459
2014 Wild Wednesday $25,931 $37,880,356
2004 Dopo mezzanotte Friday $1,435 $50,469

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 3.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2016 Moana $28,270,989 $248,757,044
1999 Toy Story 2 $27,760,276 $245,852,179
2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $27,096,630 $260,044,825
2010 Tangled $21,608,891 $200,821,936
1995 Toy Story $20,164,662 $191,796,233
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $19,878,136 $290,013,036
2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them $18,118,111 $234,037,575
2006 Happy Feet $17,545,418 $198,000,317
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I $17,018,475 $295,983,305
2004 National Treasure $17,004,967 $173,005,002

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Don Calfa (1939, died on December 1st, 2016 at the age of 76), Julianne Moore (1960, turns 57 this year), Andrew Stanton (1965, turns 52 this year), Amanda Seyfried (1985, turns 32 this year)

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