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On This Day - August 3

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Record Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Sunday $25,485,690 $333,172,112
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum Friday $24,668,225 $227,471,070
2001 Rush Hour 2 Friday $22,617,500 $226,164,286
2002 Signs Saturday $21,683,678 $227,969,295
2008 The Dark Knight Sunday $12,764,034 $533,345,358
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember Saturday $11,549,931 $213,117,789
2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Sunday $10,603,240 $102,491,776
2012 The Dark Knight Rises Friday $10,226,050 $448,139,099
2013 2 Guns Saturday $9,922,505 $75,612,460
2003 American Wedding Sunday $9,833,200 $104,354,205

Record Opening Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum Friday $24,668,225 $227,471,070
2001 Rush Hour 2 Friday $22,617,500 $226,164,286
2012 Total Recall Friday $9,092,341 $58,877,969
2001 The Princess Diaries Friday $8,170,500 $108,244,774
2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Friday $5,839,346 $49,008,662
2007 Underdog Friday $4,140,660 $43,760,605
2001 Original Sin Friday $2,153,000 $16,521,410
2007 Hot Rod Friday $1,984,751 $13,938,332
2007 Bratz Friday $1,721,363 $10,010,209
1979 North Dallas Forty Friday $821,843 $19,010,710

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 3.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $94,320,883 $333,172,112
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum $69,283,690 $227,471,070
2001 Rush Hour 2 $67,408,222 $226,164,286
2002 Signs $60,116,619 $227,969,295
2008 The Dark Knight $42,664,219 $533,345,358
2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor $40,457,770 $102,491,776
2012 The Dark Knight Rises $35,737,330 $448,139,099
2003 American Wedding $33,369,440 $104,354,205
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember $31,119,108 $213,117,789
2001 Planet of the Apes $27,535,697 $180,011,740

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral, The Equalizer 2, The Predator

Born and Died

Died on this day in history: Robert Hardy (2017, at the age of 91)

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

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