Follow us on

On This Day - July 3

← July 2 Day Index July 4 →

Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on July 3.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Tuesday $35,016,884 $262,030,663
2013 Despicable Me 2 Wednesday $35,010,665 $368,065,385
2004 Spider-Man 2 Saturday $33,748,257 $373,524,485
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Sunday $30,376,098 $352,390,543
2007 Transformers Tuesday $27,851,016 $319,246,193
2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Saturday $23,420,629 $300,531,751
2005 War of the Worlds Sunday $19,775,949 $234,280,354
2002 Men in Black 2 Wednesday $18,599,621 $190,418,803
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Friday $17,989,701 $402,111,870
1996 Independence Day Wednesday $17,406,144 $306,169,255

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on July 3.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2007 Transformers Tuesday $27,851,016 $319,246,193
2002 Men in Black 2 Wednesday $18,599,621 $190,418,803
1996 Independence Day Wednesday $17,406,144 $306,169,255
1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day Wednesday $9,261,072 $203,464,105
2013 Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain Wednesday $4,773,916 $32,244,051
2002 Like Mike Wednesday $4,016,000 $51,432,423
2007 License to Wed Tuesday $2,200,000 $43,799,818
1985 Back to the Future Wednesday $1,700,000 $212,259,762
2002 The Powerpuff Girls Wednesday $1,526,626 $11,411,644
1985 The Emerald Forest Wednesday $800,000 $24,468,550

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 3.

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
2005 War of the Worlds $64,878,725 $234,280,354
2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $64,832,191 $300,531,751
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $42,320,877 $402,111,870
2016 Finding Dory $41,817,176 $486,295,561
2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $41,690,382 $196,573,705
2010 The Last Airbender $40,325,019 $131,772,187
2016 The Legend of Tarzan $38,527,856 $126,643,061
1998 Armageddon $36,089,972 $201,578,182

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2020: Minions 2

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Tom Cruise (1962, turned 55 this year)

Died on this day in history: Diana Douglas (2015, at the age of 92), Amanda Peterson (2015, at the age of 43), Noel Neill (2016, at the age of 95)

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