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On This Day - July 12

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on July 12.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 Minions Sunday $30,816,665 $336,045,770
2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Saturday $25,501,223 $208,545,589
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Thursday $18,374,405 $292,004,738
2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Saturday $17,414,693 $305,411,224
2013 Grown Ups 2 Friday $16,311,822 $133,668,525
2016 The Secret Life of Pets Tuesday $15,105,025 $368,384,330
2013 Pacific Rim Friday $14,562,934 $101,802,906
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Wednesday $14,154,725 $423,315,812
2013 Despicable Me 2 Friday $13,450,080 $368,065,385
2008 Hancock Saturday $12,767,241 $227,946,274

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on July 12.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2013 Grown Ups 2 Friday $16,311,822 $133,668,525
2013 Pacific Rim Friday $14,562,934 $101,802,906
2002 Road to Perdition Friday $6,608,000 $104,054,514
2002 Reign of Fire Friday $5,802,000 $43,061,982
2002 Halloween: Resurrection Friday $4,827,000 $30,259,652
2002 Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course Friday $2,921,000 $28,436,931
2013 Fruitvale Station Friday $127,445 $16,098,998
2013 Pawn Shop Chronicles Friday $1,927 $8,088
2013 Revelation Road 2 Friday $903 $4,871

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 12.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2015 Minions $115,718,405 $336,045,770
2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $72,611,427 $208,545,589
2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl $46,630,690 $305,411,224
2013 Despicable Me 2 $43,892,895 $368,065,385
2013 Grown Ups 2 $41,508,572 $133,668,525
2013 Pacific Rim $37,285,325 $101,802,906
1996 Independence Day $35,242,709 $306,169,255
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army $34,539,115 $75,986,503
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 $34,048,124 $130,444,603
2008 Hancock $32,080,560 $227,946,274

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Jay Thomas (1948, died on August 24th, 2017 at the age of 69), Brian Grazer (1951, turned 66 this year), Charlie Murphy (1959, died on April 12th, 2017 at the age of 57), Michelle Rodriguez (1978, turned 39 this year)

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