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On This Day - July 2

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Record Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Saturday $34,487,884 $352,390,543
2004 Spider-Man 2 Friday $32,452,342 $373,524,485
2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Friday $28,153,316 $300,531,751
2005 War of the Worlds Saturday $23,182,200 $234,280,354
2017 Despicable Me 3 Sunday $19,098,605 $263,029,910
2006 Superman Returns Sunday $17,797,603 $200,120,000
2008 Hancock Wednesday $17,386,366 $227,946,274
2010 The Last Airbender Friday $16,614,112 $131,772,187
2016 Finding Dory Saturday $14,995,286 $486,295,561
1997 Men in Black Wednesday $14,043,310 $250,690,539

Record Opening Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2008 Hancock Wednesday $17,386,366 $227,946,274
1997 Men in Black Wednesday $14,043,310 $250,690,539
2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Wednesday $9,147,000 $90,639,088
2014 Tammy Wednesday $6,211,368 $84,525,432
2014 Deliver Us from Evil Wednesday $2,854,714 $30,577,122
2014 Earth to Echo Wednesday $2,649,920 $38,934,842
1999 Summer of Sam Friday $2,020,000 $19,288,130
2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Wednesday $1,523,000 $26,483,452
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Monday $850,000 $262,030,663
1997 Out to Sea Wednesday $750,480 $28,985,323

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 2.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $97,852,865 $352,390,543
2004 Spider-Man 2 $88,156,227 $373,524,485
2017 Despicable Me 3 $72,434,025 $263,029,910
2005 War of the Worlds $64,878,725 $234,280,354
2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $64,832,191 $300,531,751
2006 Superman Returns $52,535,096 $200,120,000
2016 Finding Dory $41,817,176 $486,295,561
2000 The Perfect Storm $41,325,042 $182,618,434
2010 The Last Airbender $40,325,019 $131,772,187
2016 The Legend of Tarzan $38,527,856 $126,643,061

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2021: Untitled Illumination Animated Film

Born and Died

Died on this day in history: James Stewart (1997, at the age of 89), Michael Rauch (2015, at the age of 89), Michael Cimino (2016, at the age of 77)

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