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On This Day - April 2

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on April 2.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2010 Clash of the Titans Friday $26,061,023 $163,214,888
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Saturday $22,334,278 $330,360,194
2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown Sunday $18,293,907 $195,330,621
2011 Hop Saturday $15,479,175 $108,085,305
2017 The Boss Baby Sunday $14,461,891 $175,000,291
2017 Beauty and the Beast Sunday $13,102,741 $504,014,165
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? Friday $12,154,448 $60,095,852
2010 How to Train Your Dragon Friday $11,028,592 $217,581,231
2005 Sin City Saturday $10,200,000 $74,103,820
1999 The Matrix Friday $9,630,000 $171,479,930

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on April 2.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2010 Clash of the Titans Friday $26,061,023 $163,214,888
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? Friday $12,154,448 $60,095,852
2004 Hellboy Friday $8,780,000 $59,623,958
2004 Walking Tall Friday $5,540,000 $46,213,824
2004 Home on the Range Friday $4,030,000 $50,026,353
2004 The Prince & Me Friday $3,510,000 $28,165,882
1999 The Out-of-Towners Friday $2,635,000 $28,544,120
2014 Dom Hemingway Wednesday $5,499 $523,511
2010 Don McKay Friday $3,976 $13,722
2010 Breath Made Visible Friday $1,720 $267,281

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was April 2.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown $68,033,544 $195,330,621
2010 Clash of the Titans $61,235,105 $163,214,888
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice $51,335,254 $330,360,194
2017 The Boss Baby $50,198,902 $175,000,291
2017 Beauty and the Beast $45,420,743 $504,014,165
2011 Hop $37,543,710 $108,085,305
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? $29,289,537 $60,095,852
2005 Sin City $29,120,273 $74,103,820
2010 How to Train Your Dragon $29,010,044 $217,581,231
1999 The Matrix $27,788,331 $171,479,930

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2021: Fast and Furious 10

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Richard Portman (1934, died on January 28th, 2017 at the age of 82), Zhang Yimou (1950, turned 67 this year), Roselyn Sánchez (1973, turned 44 this year), Michael Fassbender (1977, turned 40 this year)

Died on this day in history: Tom Towles (2015, at the age of 65)

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