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On This Day - May 4

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on May 4.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Avengers Friday $80,813,985 $623,279,547
2013 Iron Man 3 Saturday $62,273,218 $408,992,272
2007 Spider-Man 3 Friday $59,841,919 $336,530,303
2002 Spider-Man Saturday $43,622,264 $403,706,375
2008 Iron Man Sunday $26,034,208 $318,604,126
2001 The Mummy Returns Friday $24,134,667 $202,007,640
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Sunday $23,280,183 $202,853,933
2003 X2 Sunday $22,310,123 $214,949,694
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Monday $13,228,555 $459,005,868
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Monday $5,451,023 $179,883,157

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on May 4.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Avengers Friday $80,813,985 $623,279,547
2007 Spider-Man 3 Friday $59,841,919 $336,530,303
2001 The Mummy Returns Friday $24,134,667 $202,007,640
2007 Lucky You Friday $1,019,572 $5,755,286
2012 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Friday $197,054 $46,383,639
2016 A Bigger Splash Wednesday $13,068 $2,024,099

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 4.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Avengers $207,438,708 $623,279,547
2013 Iron Man 3 $174,144,585 $408,992,272
2007 Spider-Man 3 $151,116,516 $336,530,303
2002 Spider-Man $114,844,116 $403,706,375
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
2001 The Mummy Returns $68,139,035 $202,007,640
2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie $17,338,755 $42,734,455
2008 Made of Honor $14,756,850 $46,012,734

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: Avengers: Infinity War, The Guardians

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Audrey Hepburn (1929, died on January 20th, 1993 at the age of 63), Eleanor Coppola (1936, turned 81 this year)

Died on this day in history: Ellen Albertini Dow (2015, at the age of 101)

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

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