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Biggest December Day at the Domestic Box Office


See also: Biggest Domestic December Weekend

Other Domestic Biggest Day by Month records: Biggest Domestic January Day - Biggest Domestic February Day - Biggest Domestic March Day - Biggest Domestic April Day - Biggest Domestic May Day - Biggest Domestic June Day - Biggest Domestic July Day - Biggest Domestic August Day - Biggest Domestic September Day - Biggest Domestic October Day

This chart contains figures for the Biggest December Days at the Domestic Box Office.

Biggest Domestic November Day
Rank Date Movie Gross Theaters Per
Theater
Total
Gross
Days
1 Dec 18, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $119,119,282 4,134 $28,815 $119,119,282 1
2 Dec 16, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $71,094,394 4,157 $17,102 $71,094,394 1
3 Dec 19, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $68,294,204 4,134 $16,520 $187,413,486 2
4 Dec 20, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $60,553,189 4,134 $14,648 $247,966,675 3
5 Dec 26, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $56,731,532 4,134 $13,723 $496,913,249 9
6 Dec 25, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $49,325,663 4,134 $11,932 $440,181,717 8
7 Dec 17, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $46,308,115 4,157 $11,140 $117,402,509 2
8 Dec 27, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $43,145,665 4,134 $10,437 $540,058,914 10
9 Dec 21, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $40,109,742 4,134 $9,702 $288,076,417 4
10 Dec 23, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $38,022,183 4,134 $9,197 $363,460,329 6
11 Dec 18, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $37,679,172 4,157 $9,064 $155,081,681 3
12 Dec 22, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $37,361,729 4,134 $9,038 $325,438,146 5
13 Dec 14, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $37,125,547 4,045 $9,178 $37,125,547 1
14 Dec 17, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $34,450,834 3,703 $9,303 $34,450,834 1
15 Dec 26, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $32,085,637 4,157 $7,718 $318,119,079 11
16 Dec 28, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $31,362,029 4,134 $7,586 $571,420,943 11
17 Dec 13, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $31,190,587 3,903 $7,991 $31,190,587 1
18 Dec 14, 2007 I am Legend $30,059,386 3,606 $8,336 $30,059,386 1
19 Dec 29, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $29,528,583 4,134 $7,143 $600,949,526 12
20 Dec 15, 2007 I am Legend $28,795,114 3,606 $7,985 $58,854,500 2
21 Dec 26, 2009 Avatar $28,274,406 3,456 $8,181 $188,463,503 9
22 Dec 30, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $28,085,057 4,134 $6,794 $629,034,583 13
23 Dec 15, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $27,739,815 4,045 $6,858 $64,865,362 2
24 Dec 20, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $27,492,053 3,703 $7,424 $100,774,423 4
25 Dec 24, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $27,395,725 4,134 $6,627 $390,856,054 7
26 Dec 18, 2009 Avatar $26,752,099 3,452 $7,750 $26,752,099 1
27 Dec 18, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $26,159,972 3,622 $7,223 $26,159,972 1
28 Dec 25, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $25,865,004 4,157 $6,222 $286,033,442 10
29 Dec 19, 2009 Avatar $25,529,036 3,452 $7,395 $52,281,135 2
30 Dec 10, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, t… $25,326,015 3,616 $7,004 $48,332,871 2
31 Dec 20, 2009 Avatar $24,744,346 3,452 $7,168 $77,025,481 3
32 Dec 25, 2009 Sherlock Holmes $24,608,941 3,626 $6,787 $24,608,941 1
33 Dec 17, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Ar… $24,452,117 3,875 $6,310 $24,452,117 1
34 Dec 14, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $24,430,416 3,903 $6,259 $55,621,003 2
35 Dec 27, 2009 Avatar $24,247,681 3,456 $7,016 $212,711,184 10
36 Dec 21, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $23,326,111 3,703 $6,299 $124,100,534 5
37 Dec 25, 2009 Avatar $23,095,046 3,456 $6,683 $160,189,097 8
38 Dec 9, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, t… $23,006,856 3,616 $6,363 $23,006,856 1
39 Dec 31, 2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $22,932,686 4,134 $5,547 $651,967,269 14
40 Dec 23, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $22,860,256 4,157 $5,499 $244,859,930 8
41 Dec 21, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $22,752,057 3,622 $6,282 $82,015,081 4
42 Dec 27, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $22,515,612 4,157 $5,416 $340,634,691 12
43 Dec 26, 2009 Sherlock Holmes $21,837,175 3,626 $6,022 $46,446,116 2
44 Dec 19, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $21,811,549 3,703 $5,890 $73,282,370 3
45 Dec 20, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Ar… $21,397,014 3,875 $5,522 $72,367,595 4
46 Dec 17, 2005 King Kong $20,105,680 3,568 $5,635 $50,625,420 4
47 Dec 22, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $20,031,131 3,622 $5,530 $102,046,212 5
48 Dec 26, 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $19,842,031 3,700 $5,363 $60,445,675 4
49 Dec 16, 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $19,751,941 4,045 $4,883 $84,617,303 3
50 Dec 26, 2016 Sing $19,673,485 4,022 $4,891 $75,544,270 6
51 Dec 25, 2004 Meet the Fockers $19,542,490 3,518 $5,555 $51,098,360 4
52 Dec 26, 2004 Meet the Fockers $19,419,360 3,518 $5,520 $70,517,720 5
53 Dec 28, 2009 Avatar $19,418,139 3,456 $5,619 $232,129,323 11
54 Dec 20, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $19,224,340 3,622 $5,308 $59,263,024 3
55 Dec 26, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $19,152,196 3,703 $5,172 $190,822,800 10
56 Dec 15, 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $18,883,832 3,475 $5,434 $32,184,545 2
57 Dec 23, 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $18,801,277 3,656 $5,143 $18,801,277 1
58 Dec 30, 2009 Avatar $18,466,123 3,456 $5,343 $268,886,074 13
59 Dec 16, 2007 I am Legend $18,356,821 3,606 $5,091 $77,211,321 3
60 Dec 29, 2009 Avatar $18,290,628 3,456 $5,292 $250,419,951 12
61 Dec 30, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $18,224,317 4,157 $4,384 $393,603,022 15
62 Dec 19, 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship… $18,214,211 3,359 $5,423 $18,214,211 1
63 Dec 25, 2012 Les Miserables $18,111,665 2,808 $6,450 $18,111,665 1
64 Dec 15, 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $18,024,194 3,903 $4,618 $73,645,197 3
65 Dec 28, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $18,021,482 4,157 $4,335 $358,656,173 13
66 Dec 19, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $17,596,150 4,157 $4,233 $172,677,831 4
67 Dec 20, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $17,582,978 4,157 $4,230 $190,260,809 5
68 Dec 27, 2016 Sing $17,515,525 4,022 $4,355 $93,059,795 7
69 Dec 17, 2010 Tron: Legacy $17,509,781 3,451 $5,074 $17,509,781 1
70 Dec 27, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $17,249,267 3,703 $4,658 $208,072,067 11
71 Dec 28, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $17,227,061 3,622 $4,756 $185,283,282 11
72 Dec 11, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, t… $17,223,441 3,616 $4,763 $65,556,312 3
73 Dec 22, 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship… $17,025,000 3,359 $5,068 $59,225,000 4
74 Dec 18, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … $17,019,987 3,703 $4,596 $51,470,821 2
75 Dec 30, 2016 Sing $16,920,650 4,029 $4,200 $140,522,140 10
76 Dec 27, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $16,873,539 3,622 $4,659 $168,056,221 10
77 Dec 22, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $16,773,075 4,157 $4,035 $221,999,674 7
78 Dec 21, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Ar… $16,763,949 3,875 $4,326 $89,131,544 5
79 Dec 21, 2007 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets $16,739,339 3,832 $4,368 $16,739,339 1
80 Dec 29, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $16,722,532 4,157 $4,023 $375,378,705 14
81 Dec 19, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Ar… $16,563,371 3,875 $4,274 $50,970,581 3
82 Dec 23, 2009 Avatar $16,445,291 3,452 $4,764 $125,943,053 6
83 Dec 21, 2009 Avatar $16,385,820 3,452 $4,747 $93,411,301 4
84 Dec 22, 2009 Avatar $16,086,461 3,452 $4,660 $109,497,762 5
85 Dec 27, 2009 Sherlock Holmes $15,858,161 3,626 $4,373 $62,304,277 3
86 Dec 11, 2004 Ocean's Twelve $15,730,244 3,290 $4,781 $30,469,500 2
87 Dec 25, 2015 Daddy’s Home $15,709,618 3,271 $4,803 $15,709,618 1
88 Dec 26, 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Ar… $15,608,854 3,875 $4,028 $142,704,972 10
89 Dec 18, 2005 King Kong $15,556,225 3,568 $4,360 $66,181,645 5
90 Dec 28, 2016 Sing $15,501,840 4,022 $3,854 $108,561,635 8
91 Dec 8, 2001 Ocean's Eleven $15,500,000 3,075 $5,041 $28,800,000 2
92 Dec 26, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $15,455,171 3,622 $4,267 $151,182,682 9
93 Dec 25, 2014 Unbroken $15,434,400 3,131 $4,930 $15,434,400 1
94 Dec 22, 2007 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets $15,344,648 3,832 $4,004 $32,083,987 2
95 Dec 24, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $15,308,508 4,157 $3,683 $260,168,438 9
96 Dec 1, 2013 Frozen $15,207,908 3,742 $4,064 $93,933,226 10
97 Dec 27, 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $15,143,373 3,700 $4,093 $75,589,048 5
98 Dec 23, 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship… $15,143,000 3,359 $4,508 $74,368,000 5
99 Dec 25, 2014 Into the Woods $15,089,740 2,440 $6,184 $15,089,740 1
100 Dec 7, 2013 Frozen $15,063,237 3,742 $4,025 $124,424,493 16

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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