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On This Day - August 1

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on August 1.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Friday $37,845,336 $333,172,112
2015 Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation Saturday $19,652,426 $195,042,377
2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Friday $15,228,130 $102,491,776
2004 The Village Sunday $12,886,097 $114,197,520
2008 The Dark Knight Friday $12,709,035 $533,345,358
2003 American Wedding Friday $12,228,060 $104,354,205
1999 The Blair Witch Project Sunday $9,400,000 $140,539,099
1999 Runaway Bride Sunday $9,300,000 $152,257,509
1998 Saving Private Ryan Saturday $9,245,000 $216,335,085
2010 Inception Sunday $8,579,308 $292,576,195

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on August 1.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Friday $37,845,336 $333,172,112
2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Friday $15,228,130 $102,491,776
2003 American Wedding Friday $12,228,060 $104,354,205
2014 Get on Up Friday $4,887,830 $30,569,935
1997 Picture Perfect Friday $2,726,000 $31,301,775
2008 Swing Vote Friday $1,965,667 $16,289,867
1997 Air Bud Friday $1,556,192 $24,646,936
2003 Gigli Friday $1,449,667 $6,087,542
2014 Calvary Friday $19,852 $3,600,006
1997 Love Serenade Friday $13,308 $604,523

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was August 1.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $94,320,883 $333,172,112
2015 Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation $55,520,089 $195,042,377
2004 The Village $50,746,142 $114,197,520
2008 The Dark Knight $42,664,219 $533,345,358
2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor $40,457,770 $102,491,776
1999 Runaway Bride $35,055,556 $152,257,509
2003 American Wedding $33,369,440 $104,354,205
1999 The Blair Witch Project $29,207,381 $140,539,099
2010 Inception $27,485,245 $292,576,195
1997 Air Force One $25,731,622 $172,956,409

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Robert James Waller (1939, died on March 10th, 2017 at the age of 77), Daniel Gerson (1966, died on February 6th, 2016 at the age of 49)

Died on this day in history: Jonathan D. Krane (2016, at the age of 63), Mariann Mayberry (2017, at the age of 52)

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