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On This Day - February 17

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on February 17.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2007 Ghost Rider Saturday $17,338,380 $115,802,596
2001 Hannibal Saturday $14,000,000 $165,092,266
2014 The Lego Movie Monday $12,632,036 $257,784,718
2007 Bridge to Terabithia Saturday $9,035,948 $82,234,139
2016 Deadpool Wednesday $8,617,589 $363,070,709
2008 Jumper Sunday $7,956,783 $80,172,128
2013 A Good Day to Die Hard Sunday $7,464,595 $67,349,198
2012 The Vow Friday $7,400,854 $125,014,030
2017 The Lego Batman Movie Friday $7,357,501 $175,750,384
2013 Identity Thief Sunday $7,247,850 $134,506,920

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on February 17.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2012 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Friday $6,934,834 $51,774,002
2006 Date Movie Friday $6,839,360 $48,548,426
2017 The Great Wall Friday $5,884,250 $45,157,105
2012 This Means War Friday $5,583,770 $54,760,791
2006 Eight Below Friday $5,093,211 $81,612,565
2017 Fist Fight Friday $3,806,379 $32,187,017
2006 Freedomland Friday $1,813,104 $12,512,886
2012 Kari gurashi no Arietti Friday $1,692,721 $19,192,510
2017 A Cure for Wellness Friday $1,521,458 $8,106,986
2017 Todos Queremos a Alguien Friday $261,244 $1,915,789

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was February 17.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2007 Ghost Rider $45,388,836 $115,802,596
2001 Hannibal $33,501,505 $165,092,266
2017 The Lego Batman Movie $32,655,114 $175,750,384
2008 Jumper $27,354,808 $80,172,128
2013 A Good Day to Die Hard $24,834,845 $67,349,198
2013 Identity Thief $23,674,295 $134,506,920
2012 Safe House $23,641,575 $126,181,630
2012 The Vow $23,065,077 $125,014,030
2007 Bridge to Terabithia $22,564,612 $82,234,139
2012 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance $22,115,334 $51,774,002

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Benjamin Whitrow (1937, died on September 28th, 2017 at the age of 80), Lou Diamond Phillips (1962, turned 55 this year), Michael Bay (1965, turned 52 this year)

Died on this day in history: Ray West (2016, at the age of 90), Börge Hellström (2017, at the age of 59), Kim Ji-young (2017, at the age of 78)

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