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On This Day - February 23

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on February 23.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2008 Vantage Point Saturday $9,940,407 $72,266,306
2014 The Lego Movie Sunday $9,550,587 $257,784,718
2013 Identity Thief Saturday $6,668,780 $134,506,920
2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles Saturday $6,042,362 $71,195,053
2007 Ghost Rider Friday $5,895,703 $115,802,596
2007 The Number 23 Friday $5,800,000 $35,193,167
2008 Jumper Saturday $5,655,659 $81,168,265
2002 Queen of the Damned Saturday $5,643,000 $30,307,804
2013 Snitch Saturday $5,621,840 $42,930,462
2002 John Q Saturday $5,590,000 $71,026,631

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on February 23.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2007 The Number 23 Friday $5,800,000 $35,193,167
2007 Reno 911!: Miami Friday $4,099,371 $20,342,161
2001 3000 Miles to Graceland Friday $2,185,000 $15,738,632
2017 Is Genesis History? Thursday $1,712,472 $2,570,355
2007 Amazing Grace Friday $1,400,000 $21,214,987
2007 The Astronaut Farmer Friday $1,368,337 $11,003,643
2007 The Abandoned Friday $230,000 $1,255,524
2007 Starter for Ten Friday $13,000 $216,839
2007 Gray Matters Friday $8,900 $71,561
2011 Public Speaking Wednesday $3,390 $43,184

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 23.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2014 The Lego Movie $31,305,359 $257,784,718
2008 Vantage Point $22,874,936 $72,266,306
1997 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back $21,975,993 $290,271,960
2007 Ghost Rider $20,067,443 $115,802,596
2003 Daredevil $18,092,309 $102,543,518
2003 Old School $17,453,216 $75,155,000
2001 Hannibal $15,767,006 $165,092,266
2002 Queen of the Damned $14,757,535 $30,307,804
2007 The Number 23 $14,602,867 $35,193,167
2007 Bridge to Terabithia $14,157,645 $82,234,139

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: Annihilation, The War with Grandpa, Winchester

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Kelly Macdonald (1976, turned 41 this year), Josh Gad (1981, turned 36 this year)

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