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On This Day - March 2

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on March 2.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 Doctor Seuss' The Lorax Friday $17,526,300 $214,030,500
2018 Black Panther Friday $16,257,536 $699,671,468
2013 Jack the Giant Slayer Saturday $12,004,736 $65,187,603
2007 Wild Hogs Friday $11,250,573 $168,213,584
2004 The Passion of the Christ Tuesday $9,283,000 $370,782,930
2002 We Were Soldiers Saturday $9,268,000 $78,120,196
2012 Project X Friday $8,125,879 $54,731,865
2014 Son of God Sunday $6,797,385 $59,700,064
2001 The Mexican Friday $6,512,000 $66,808,615
2014 Non-Stop Sunday $6,411,750 $91,742,160

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on March 2.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2012 Doctor Seuss' The Lorax Friday $17,526,300 $214,030,500
2007 Wild Hogs Friday $11,250,573 $168,213,584
2012 Project X Friday $8,125,879 $54,731,865
2001 The Mexican Friday $6,512,000 $66,808,615
2018 Red Sparrow Friday $6,012,929 $46,874,505
2018 Death Wish Friday $4,280,945 $34,017,028
2007 Zodiac Friday $4,206,713 $33,080,084
2001 See Spot Run Friday $2,295,000 $33,357,476
2007 Black Snake Moan Friday $1,385,728 $9,396,870
2012 Being Flynn Friday $12,677 $540,152

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was March 2.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2012 Doctor Seuss' The Lorax $70,217,070 $214,030,500
2018 Black Panther $66,306,935 $699,671,468
2007 Wild Hogs $39,699,023 $168,213,584
2014 Non-Stop $28,875,635 $91,742,160
2013 Jack the Giant Slayer $27,202,226 $65,187,603
2014 Son of God $25,601,865 $59,700,064
2012 Project X $21,051,363 $54,731,865
2014 The Lego Movie $20,828,356 $257,784,718
2002 We Were Soldiers $20,212,543 $78,120,196
2001 The Mexican $20,108,829 $66,808,615

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Daniel Craig (1968, turned 50 this year)

Died on this day in history: Harry J. Ufland (2018, at the age of 81)

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

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