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On This Day - May 16

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on May 16.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2014 Godzilla Friday $38,410,607 $200,676,069
2003 The Matrix Reloaded Friday $31,330,393 $281,553,689
2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones Thursday $30,141,417 $310,676,740
2015 Pitch Perfect 2 Saturday $24,745,125 $183,785,415
2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Friday $19,397,743 $141,621,490
2009 Star Trek Saturday $18,284,070 $257,730,019
2009 Angels & Demons Saturday $17,626,468 $133,375,846
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Saturday $17,204,358 $459,005,868
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road Saturday $16,145,936 $153,636,354
2010 Iron Man 2 Sunday $14,277,492 $312,433,331

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on May 16.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2014 Godzilla Friday $38,410,607 $200,676,069
2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones Thursday $30,141,417 $310,676,740
2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Friday $19,397,743 $141,621,490
2012 The Dictator Wednesday $4,175,274 $59,650,222
2014 Million Dollar Arm Friday $3,468,004 $36,447,959
2008 Reprise Friday $12,093 $554,826
2014 The Immigrant Friday $11,842 $2,013,456
2007 Once Wednesday $4,279 $9,445,857

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 16.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2014 Godzilla $93,188,384 $200,676,069
2003 The Matrix Reloaded $91,774,413 $281,553,689
2015 Pitch Perfect 2 $69,216,890 $183,785,415
2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian $55,034,805 $141,621,490
2010 Iron Man 2 $52,041,005 $312,433,331
2004 Troy $46,865,412 $133,298,577
2009 Angels & Demons $46,204,168 $133,375,846
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road $45,428,128 $153,636,354
2009 Star Trek $43,034,547 $257,730,019
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron $38,859,900 $459,005,868

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Henry Fonda (1905, died on August 12th, 1982 at the age of 77), George Gaynes (1917, died on February 15th, 2016 at the age of 98), Frank Albanese (1931, died on October 5th, 2015 at the age of 84), Yvonne Craig (1937, died on August 17th, 2015 at the age of 78), Debra Winger (1955, turned 62 this year)

Died on this day in history: Charles Perrault (1703, at the age of 75), Prashant Bhargava (2015, at the age of 42)

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

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