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On This Day - April 7

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on April 7.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 Furious 7 Tuesday $13,311,640 $351,032,910
2012 The Hunger Games Saturday $13,017,393 $408,010,692
2007 Blades of Glory Saturday $8,830,454 $118,594,548
2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown Friday $8,616,901 $195,330,621
2001 Spy Kids Saturday $7,540,000 $112,692,062
2012 American Reunion Saturday $7,485,240 $56,758,835
2001 Along Came a Spider Saturday $6,930,000 $74,058,698
2017 The Boss Baby Friday $6,928,554 $175,003,033
2006 The Benchwarmers Friday $6,804,750 $59,843,754
2017 Beauty and the Beast Friday $6,776,393 $504,014,165

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on April 7.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2006 The Benchwarmers Friday $6,804,750 $59,843,754
2000 Rules of Engagement Friday $4,499,000 $61,322,858
2017 Going in Style Friday $4,254,454 $45,018,541
2006 Take the Lead Friday $4,200,000 $34,742,066
2017 Smurfs: The Lost Village Friday $4,100,320 $45,011,202
2000 Return to Me Friday $2,517,000 $32,662,299
2006 Lucky Number Slevin Friday $2,323,069 $22,495,466
2000 Ready to Rumble Friday $1,833,000 $12,372,410
2017 The Case for Christ Friday $1,541,531 $14,678,714
2004 Johnson Family Vacation Wednesday $1,219,000 $31,203,964

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 7.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown $33,823,894 $195,330,621
2012 The Hunger Games $33,111,557 $408,010,692
2017 The Boss Baby $26,363,488 $175,003,033
2013 Evil Dead $25,775,847 $54,239,856
2017 Beauty and the Beast $23,652,605 $504,014,165
2007 Blades of Glory $22,522,330 $118,594,548
2012 American Reunion $21,514,080 $56,758,835
2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation $20,875,389 $122,523,060
2013 The Croods $20,651,694 $187,168,425
2006 The Benchwarmers $19,656,429 $59,843,754

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: James Garner (1928, died on July 19th, 2014 at the age of 86), Andrew Sachs (1930, died on November 23rd, 2016 at the age of 86), Gorden Kaye (1941, died on January 23rd, 2017 at the age of 75), Jackie Chan (1954, turned 63 this year), Russell Crowe (1964, turned 53 this year), Bill Bellamy (1965, turned 52 this year)

Died on this day in history: Tim Pigott-Smith (2017, at the age of 70)

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

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