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On This Day - April 4

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Record Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 Furious 7 Saturday $46,626,580 $351,032,910
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Friday $36,926,192 $259,746,958
2009 Fast & Furious Saturday $24,694,235 $155,064,265
2009 Monsters vs. Aliens Saturday $14,319,484 $198,351,526
2010 Clash of the Titans Sunday $13,812,670 $163,214,888
2015 Home Saturday $9,684,180 $177,397,510
1998 Lost In Space Saturday $8,110,000 $69,117,629
1999 The Matrix Sunday $7,869,000 $171,479,930
2010 How to Train Your Dragon Sunday $6,897,178 $217,581,231
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? Sunday $6,609,732 $60,095,852

Record Opening Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Friday $36,926,192 $259,746,958
2003 Phone Booth Friday $5,174,521 $46,566,212
2008 Leatherheads Friday $4,596,540 $31,373,938
2003 A Man Apart Friday $4,058,500 $26,500,000
2008 Nim's Island Friday $3,909,111 $48,006,762
2003 What a Girl Wants Friday $3,501,180 $35,990,505
2008 The Ruins Friday $2,789,241 $17,432,844
2007 Are We Done Yet? Wednesday $2,012,906 $49,662,533
2007 Firehouse Dog Wednesday $602,491 $13,932,383
2008 Shine a Light Friday $451,042 $5,505,267

Record Weekend

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

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2015 Furious 7 $147,163,560 $351,032,910
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $95,023,721 $259,746,958
2009 Fast & Furious $70,950,500 $155,064,265
2010 Clash of the Titans $61,235,105 $163,214,888
2009 Monsters vs. Aliens $32,609,165 $198,351,526
2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? $29,289,537 $60,095,852
2010 How to Train Your Dragon $29,010,044 $217,581,231
1999 The Matrix $27,788,331 $171,479,930
2015 Home $27,011,303 $177,397,510
2004 Hellboy $23,172,440 $59,623,958

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Elizabeth Wilson (1921, died on May 9th, 2015 at the age of 94), Peter Vaughan (1923, died on December 6th, 2016 at the age of 93), Hugo Weaving (1960, turned 57 this year), Robert Downey, Jr. (1965, turned 52 this year)

Died on this day in history: Roger Ebert (2013, at the age of 70), Chus Lampreave (2016, at the age of 85)

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

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