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On This Day - May 31

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on May 31.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2003 Finding Nemo Saturday $28,011,547 $380,529,370
2014 Maleficent Saturday $25,750,641 $241,407,328
2004 Shrek 2 Monday $23,408,002 $441,226,247
2009 Up Sunday $20,232,637 $293,004,164
2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Saturday $19,827,731 $317,023,851
2008 Sex and the City Saturday $17,550,993 $152,647,258
2004 The Day After Tomorrow Monday $17,063,757 $186,740,799
2015 San Andreas Sunday $15,932,001 $155,190,832
2003 Bruce Almighty Saturday $15,871,140 $242,704,995
1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace Monday $15,504,435 $474,544,677

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on May 31.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2013 Now You See Me Friday $10,061,689 $117,723,989
2013 After Earth Friday $9,840,651 $60,522,097
2002 The Sum of All Fears Friday $9,535,000 $118,471,320
2002 Undercover Brother Friday $3,432,000 $38,230,435
2013 The East Friday $19,499 $2,274,649
2013 The Kings of Summer Friday $17,771 $1,315,500
2013 Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan Friday $77 $2,498

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 31.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2003 Finding Nemo $70,251,710 $380,529,370
2014 Maleficent $69,431,298 $241,407,328
2009 Up $68,108,790 $293,004,164
2008 Sex and the City $56,848,056 $152,647,258
2015 San Andreas $54,588,173 $155,190,832
2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $44,754,615 $317,023,851
2003 Bruce Almighty $37,329,480 $242,704,995
2013 Fast and Furious 6 $35,164,440 $238,679,850
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $34,116,390 $229,086,679
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $32,551,098 $233,921,534

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Clint Eastwood (1930, turned 87 this year), Luiz Carlos Miele (1938, died on October 14th, 2015 at the age of 77), Colin Farrell (1976, turned 41 this year)

Died on this day in history: Greg Melvill-Smith (2016, turned 41 this year), Susan B. Landau (2017, turned 41 this year)

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

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