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On This Day - July 17

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on July 17.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Sunday $35,703,962 $381,011,219
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Friday $26,820,572 $301,959,197
2015 Ant-Man Friday $22,649,199 $180,202,163
2010 Inception Saturday $21,791,608 $292,576,195
2004 I, Robot Saturday $19,206,675 $144,801,023
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Sunday $16,112,728 $206,459,076
2016 The Secret Life of Pets Sunday $15,610,560 $368,384,330
2015 Minions Friday $14,571,180 $336,045,770
2010 Despicable Me Saturday $12,725,425 $251,513,985
2016 Ghostbusters Sunday $12,494,107 $128,350,574

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on July 17.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2015 Ant-Man Friday $22,649,199 $180,202,163
2015 Trainwreck Friday $10,738,440 $110,038,130
1998 The Mask of Zorro Friday $7,430,000 $93,828,745
2013 Turbo Wednesday $5,552,403 $83,028,130
2002 Eight Legged Freaks Wednesday $1,432,000 $17,266,505
2015 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Friday $735,000 $8,178,001
2015 Mr. Holmes Friday $651,477 $17,737,646
2009 (500) Days of Summer Friday $263,178 $32,391,374
2015 Irrational Man Friday $53,000 $4,030,360
2015 The Stanford Prison Experiment Friday $10,000 $649,690

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 17.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $169,189,427 $381,011,219
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $77,835,727 $301,959,197
2010 Inception $62,785,337 $292,576,195
2015 Ant-Man $57,225,526 $180,202,163
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $56,178,450 $206,459,076
2004 I, Robot $52,179,887 $144,801,023
2016 The Secret Life of Pets $50,838,355 $368,384,330
2015 Minions $49,274,730 $336,045,770
2016 Ghostbusters $46,018,755 $128,350,574
2005 Wedding Crashers $33,900,720 $209,218,368

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2020: Bobs Burgers

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: James Cagney (1899, died on March 30th, 1986 at the age of 86), Donald Sutherland (1935, turned 82 this year)

Died on this day in history: Harvey Atkin (2017, at the age of 75), Evan Helmuth (2017, at the age of 39)

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