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On This Day - May 2

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Record Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Saturday $56,526,635 $459,005,868
2008 Iron Man Friday $38,734,361 $318,604,126
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Friday $35,167,017 $202,853,933
2003 X2 Friday $31,247,979 $214,949,694
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Saturday $29,323,711 $179,883,157
2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street Sunday $6,575,371 $63,075,011
2011 Fast Five Monday $6,231,240 $209,837,675
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Saturday $6,102,927 $55,250,026
2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie Friday $5,855,000 $42,734,455
2004 Mean Girls Sunday $5,700,229 $86,047,227

Record Opening Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2008 Iron Man Friday $38,734,361 $318,604,126
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Friday $35,167,017 $202,853,933
2003 X2 Friday $31,247,979 $214,949,694
2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie Friday $5,855,000 $42,734,455
2008 Made of Honor Friday $5,554,961 $46,012,734
2014 Belle Friday $30,728 $10,726,630
2008 Son of Rambow: A Home Movie Friday $14,683 $1,785,505
2014 Walk of Shame Friday $14,029 $59,209
2007 Waitress Wednesday $10,526 $19,097,550
2003 New Suit Friday $2,780 $71,475

Record Weekend

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

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron $191,271,109 $459,005,868
2008 Iron Man $102,118,668 $318,604,126
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $91,608,337 $202,853,933
2003 X2 $85,558,731 $214,949,694
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine $85,058,003 $179,883,157
2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street $32,902,299 $63,075,011
2004 Mean Girls $24,432,195 $86,047,227
1999 Entrapment $20,145,595 $87,707,396
2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie $17,338,755 $42,734,455
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past $15,411,434 $55,250,026

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Theodore Bikel (1924, died on July 21st, 2015 at the age of 91), Dwayne Johnson (1972, turned 45 this year)

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