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On This Day - January 4

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on January 4.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Saturday $10,699,493 $342,548,984
2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D Friday $10,227,996 $34,341,945
2003 Catch Me if You Can Saturday $9,494,159 $164,606,800
1998 Titanic Sunday $8,889,792 $659,363,944
2010 Avatar Monday $8,094,554 $760,507,625
2014 Frozen Saturday $8,037,475 $400,738,009
2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Monday $8,021,882 $936,662,225
2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Sunday $7,015,027 $377,845,905
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Friday $6,971,000 $315,544,750
2014 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Saturday $6,671,108 $258,366,855

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on January 4.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D Friday $10,227,996 $34,341,945
2008 One Missed Call Friday $5,215,419 $26,890,041
2002 Impostor Friday $1,065,000 $6,114,237

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was January 4.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
1998 Titanic $33,315,278 $659,363,944
2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $28,180,378 $377,845,905
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $25,017,279 $342,548,984
2009 Marley & Me $24,263,763 $143,153,751
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $23,006,447 $315,544,750
2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D $21,744,470 $34,341,945
2015 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $21,732,090 $255,119,788
2004 Cheaper by the Dozen $21,644,537 $138,614,544
2003 Catch Me if You Can $21,142,434 $164,606,800
2009 Bedtime Stories $20,501,339 $110,101,975

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2019: Eli

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Vanity (1959, died on February 15th, 2016 at the age of 57)

Died on this day in history: Maja Maranow (2016, at the age of 54), Michel Galabru (2016, at the age of 93)

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

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