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On This Day - July 9

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on July 9.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2016 The Secret Life of Pets Saturday $37,044,595 $368,384,330
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Sunday $35,360,729 $423,315,812
2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming Sunday $29,201,277 $333,777,094
2010 Despicable Me Friday $21,342,640 $251,513,985
2005 Fantastic Four Saturday $20,141,511 $154,696,080
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Saturday $18,326,865 $352,390,543
2004 Spider-Man 2 Friday $13,858,762 $373,524,485
2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Wednesday $13,509,262 $305,411,224
2005 War of the Worlds Saturday $12,291,809 $234,280,354
2000 Scary Movie Sunday $12,090,000 $157,019,771

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on July 9.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2010 Despicable Me Friday $21,342,640 $251,513,985
2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Wednesday $13,509,262 $305,411,224
2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Friday $10,758,102 $84,136,909
2010 Predators Friday $10,406,494 $52,000,688
1999 American Pie Friday $6,710,000 $101,800,948
1999 Arlington Road Friday $2,265,000 $24,419,219
2004 Sleepover Friday $1,722,641 $9,408,183
2010 The Kids Are All Right Friday $143,380 $20,811,365

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 9.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest $135,634,554 $423,315,812
2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming $117,027,503 $333,777,094
2016 The Secret Life of Pets $104,352,905 $368,384,330
2010 Despicable Me $56,397,125 $251,513,985
2005 Fantastic Four $56,061,504 $154,696,080
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $47,103,276 $352,390,543
2004 Spider-Man 2 $45,180,743 $373,524,485
2000 Scary Movie $42,346,669 $157,019,771
2017 Despicable Me 3 $33,580,425 $263,268,750
2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $31,708,438 $300,531,751

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Tom Hanks (1956, turned 61 this year)

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