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On This Day - July 1

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on July 1.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Friday $32,988,883 $352,390,543
2017 Despicable Me 3 Saturday $24,330,080 $263,268,750
2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Thursday $24,211,138 $300,531,751
2004 Spider-Man 2 Thursday $23,812,920 $373,524,485
2005 War of the Worlds Friday $21,920,576 $234,280,354
2006 Superman Returns Saturday $18,419,067 $200,120,000
2010 The Last Airbender Thursday $17,511,097 $131,772,187
2012 Ted Sunday $15,952,075 $218,665,740
2000 The Perfect Storm Saturday $14,790,000 $182,618,434
2016 The Purge: Election Year Friday $14,513,360 $79,042,440

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on July 1.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2010 The Last Airbender Thursday $17,511,097 $131,772,187
2016 The Purge: Election Year Friday $14,513,360 $79,042,440
2016 The Legend of Tarzan Friday $14,051,421 $126,643,061
2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Wednesday $13,791,157 $196,573,705
1998 Armageddon Wednesday $9,668,216 $201,578,182
2015 Magic Mike XXL Wednesday $9,306,397 $66,013,057
2015 Terminator: Genisys Wednesday $8,930,404 $89,760,956
2009 Public Enemies Wednesday $8,165,025 $97,104,620
2016 The BFG Friday $7,084,842 $55,483,770
2011 Larry Crowne Friday $4,058,145 $35,608,245

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was July 1.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $97,852,865 $352,390,543
2017 Despicable Me 3 $72,434,025 $263,268,750
2005 War of the Worlds $64,878,725 $234,280,354
2012 Ted $54,415,205 $218,665,740
2006 Superman Returns $52,535,096 $200,120,000
2007 Ratatouille $47,027,395 $206,445,654
2016 Finding Dory $41,817,176 $486,295,561
2000 The Perfect Storm $41,325,042 $182,618,434
2012 Magic Mike $39,127,170 $113,721,571
2016 The Legend of Tarzan $38,527,856 $126,643,061

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2022: Untitled Illumination Animated Film

Born and Died

Died on this day in history: Robert Mitchum (1997, at the age of 79), Marlon Brando (2004, at the age of 80), Robin Hardy (2016, at the age of 86), Heathcote Williams (2017, at the age of 75)

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