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On This Day - November 17

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on November 17.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 Saturday $41,443,147 $292,324,737
2017 Justice League Friday $38,471,202 $212,129,668
2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Saturday $33,512,941 $317,575,550
2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Sunday $24,512,232 $261,987,880
2012 Skyfall Saturday $17,686,995 $304,360,277
2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Friday $15,200,440 $260,044,825
2006 Casino Royale Friday $14,741,135 $167,365,000
2006 Happy Feet Friday $12,257,221 $198,000,317
2001 Monsters, Inc. Saturday $10,630,000 $289,423,425
2007 Beowulf Saturday $10,498,103 $82,195,215

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on November 17.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2017 Justice League Friday $38,471,202 $212,129,668
2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Friday $15,200,440 $260,044,825
2006 Casino Royale Friday $14,741,135 $167,365,000
2006 Happy Feet Friday $12,257,221 $198,000,317
2017 Wonder Friday $9,674,292 $100,300,868
2000 Rugrats in Paris Friday $4,360,332 $76,501,438
2000 Bounce Friday $3,075,155 $36,805,288
2000 The 6th Day Friday $3,064,848 $34,543,701
2017 The Star Friday $2,770,595 $32,311,133
2006 8 Films to Die For Friday $800,000 $2,310,680

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was November 17.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 $141,067,634 $292,324,737
2017 Justice League $93,842,239 $212,129,668
2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $90,294,621 $317,575,550
2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $88,357,488 $261,987,880
2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $55,820,330 $260,044,825
2006 Happy Feet $41,533,432 $198,000,317
2012 Skyfall $41,104,513 $304,360,277
2006 Casino Royale $40,833,156 $167,365,000
2013 Thor: The Dark World $36,586,016 $206,362,140
2013 The Best Man Holiday $30,107,555 $70,525,195

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Curt Lowens (1925, died on May 8th, 2017 at the age of 91), Rance Howard (1928, died on November 25th, 2017 at the age of 89), John M. Stephens (1932, died on June 18th, 2015 at the age of 82)

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

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