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On This Day - December 23

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on December 23.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Wednesday $38,022,183 $936,662,225
2017 Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi Saturday $29,172,415 $620,181,382
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Friday $22,860,256 $532,177,324
2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Wednesday $18,801,277 $219,614,612
2009 Avatar Wednesday $16,445,291 $760,507,625
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Sunday $15,143,000 $315,544,750
2017 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Saturday $14,765,631 $404,508,916
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Monday $13,509,942 $342,548,984
2016 Sing Friday $12,966,810 $270,329,045
2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets Sunday $12,699,785 $219,961,501

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on December 23.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Wednesday $18,801,277 $219,614,612
2016 Why Him? Friday $3,900,804 $60,323,786
2011 We Bought a Zoo Friday $2,984,875 $75,624,550
2005 The Ringer Friday $2,376,983 $35,428,675
2005 Munich Friday $1,372,560 $47,379,090
2009 3 Idiots Wednesday $180,514 $6,533,849
2016 Silence Friday $63,750 $7,100,177
2016 A Monster Calls Friday $14,974 $3,740,823
2011 In The Land of Blood and Honey Friday $6,660 $303,877

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was December 23.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2017 Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi $71,565,498 $620,181,382
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $64,033,768 $532,177,324
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $47,211,490 $315,544,750
2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets $44,783,772 $219,961,501
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $36,888,365 $303,003,568
2017 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle $36,169,328 $404,508,916
2016 Sing $35,258,145 $270,329,045
2007 I am Legend $33,503,201 $256,393,010
2006 Night at the Museum $30,433,781 $250,863,268
2011 Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol $29,556,629 $209,397,903

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2020: Untitled Disney Live Action V

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

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