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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on May 12.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Avengers Saturday $42,905,519 $623,279,547
2018 Avengers: Infinity War Saturday $26,938,937 $669,466,449
2007 Spider-Man 3 Saturday $25,178,865 $336,530,303
2002 Spider-Man Sunday $21,005,024 $403,706,375
2013 Iron Man 3 Sunday $20,758,656 $408,992,272
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Friday $16,490,524 $389,813,101
2001 The Mummy Returns Saturday $14,350,000 $202,007,640
2013 The Great Gatsby Sunday $13,014,833 $144,840,419
2012 Dark Shadows Saturday $10,849,572 $79,727,149
2016 Captain America: Civil War Thursday $8,160,569 $408,084,349

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on May 12.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2006 Poseidon Friday $7,393,250 $60,674,817
2017 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Friday $5,273,310 $39,175,066
2017 Snatched Friday $5,011,682 $45,852,178
2000 Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 Friday $4,245,000 $21,471,685
2006 Just My Luck Friday $2,049,227 $17,326,650
2000 Center Stage Friday $1,885,000 $17,200,925
2000 Screwed Friday $1,202,000 $6,982,680
2017 Lowriders Friday $907,175 $6,179,955
2006 Goal! The Dream Begins Friday $667,124 $4,283,255
1999 Trippin’ Wednesday $341,009 $9,017,070

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 12.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Avengers $103,052,274 $623,279,547
2013 Iron Man 3 $72,525,615 $408,992,272
2002 Spider-Man $71,417,527 $403,706,375
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 $65,263,492 $389,813,101
2018 Avengers: Infinity War $62,078,047 $669,466,449
2007 Spider-Man 3 $58,166,256 $336,530,303
2013 The Great Gatsby $50,085,184 $144,840,419
1996 Twister $41,059,405 $241,688,385
2001 The Mummy Returns $33,741,755 $202,007,640
2012 Dark Shadows $29,685,274 $79,727,149

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Katharine Hepburn (1907, died on June 29th, 2003 at the age of 96), Hansford Rowe (1924, died on September 5th, 2017 at the age of 93), Yogi Berra (1925, died on September 22nd, 2015 at the age of 90), Isabelle Sadoyan (1928, died on July 10th, 2017 at the age of 89), Emilio Estevez (1962, turned 56 this year), Rami Malek (1981, turned 37 this year), Domhnall Gleeson (1983, turned 35 this year)

Died on this day in history: Kevin Tierney (2018, at the age of 67)

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

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