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On This Day - May 1

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on May 1.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Friday $84,424,532 $459,005,868
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Friday $34,433,831 $179,883,157
2011 Fast Five Sunday $21,863,945 $209,837,675
2016 The Jungle Book Sunday $13,819,408 $364,001,123
2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street Saturday $10,590,972 $63,075,011
2004 Mean Girls Saturday $10,160,404 $86,047,227
1999 Entrapment Saturday $8,715,000 $87,707,396
2004 Man on Fire Saturday $6,717,077 $77,906,816
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Friday $5,807,072 $55,250,026
2010 How to Train Your Dragon Saturday $4,814,495 $217,581,231

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on May 1.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Friday $84,424,532 $459,005,868
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Friday $34,433,831 $179,883,157
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Friday $5,807,072 $55,250,026
1998 He Got Game Friday $2,605,000 $21,567,853
1998 Les Miserables Friday $1,640,000 $13,887,945
1998 Black Dog Friday $1,400,000 $12,857,351
2009 Battle for Terra Friday $252,579 $1,647,083
2015 Far from the Madding Crowd Friday $54,087 $12,236,500
2009 The Limits of Control Friday $17,224 $426,688

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was May 1.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron $191,271,109 $459,005,868
2011 Fast Five $86,198,765 $209,837,675
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine $85,058,003 $179,883,157
2016 The Jungle Book $43,714,706 $364,001,123
2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street $32,902,299 $63,075,011
2004 Mean Girls $24,432,195 $86,047,227
2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy $21,103,203 $51,019,112
1999 Entrapment $20,145,595 $87,707,396
2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past $15,411,434 $55,250,026
2004 Man on Fire $15,012,405 $77,906,816

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2020: Untitled Marvel Movie

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Danielle Darrieux (1917, died on October 17th, 2017 at the age of 100), Wes Anderson (1969, turned 48 this year), Jamie Dornan (1982, turned 35 this year)

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

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