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On This Day - May 5

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on May 5.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Avengers Saturday $69,557,990 $623,279,547
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Friday $56,078,520 $389,813,101
2007 Spider-Man 3 Saturday $51,336,732 $336,530,303
2018 Avengers: Infinity War Saturday $46,676,705 $675,991,437
2013 Iron Man 3 Sunday $43,012,812 $408,992,272
2002 Spider-Man Sunday $31,814,980 $403,706,375
2001 The Mummy Returns Saturday $28,594,667 $202,007,640
2006 Mission: Impossible III Friday $16,632,157 $133,501,348
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Tuesday $13,132,812 $459,005,868
2000 Gladiator Friday $11,683,107 $187,683,805

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on May 5.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Friday $56,078,520 $389,813,101
2006 Mission: Impossible III Friday $16,632,157 $133,501,348
2000 Gladiator Friday $11,683,107 $187,683,805
2006 An American Haunting Friday $2,000,000 $16,298,046
2006 Hoot Friday $1,000,000 $8,117,637
2000 I Dreamed of Africa Friday $683,959 $6,543,194
2017 The Dinner Friday $209,403 $1,323,312
2017 Risk Friday $29,402 $200,219
2017 The Lovers Friday $19,276 $2,194,521
2017 Three Generations Friday $5,068 $155,936

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 5.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Avengers $207,438,708 $623,279,547
2013 Iron Man 3 $174,144,585 $408,992,272
2007 Spider-Man 3 $151,116,516 $336,530,303
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 $146,510,104 $389,813,101
2002 Spider-Man $114,844,116 $403,706,375
2018 Avengers: Infinity War $114,774,810 $675,991,437
2001 The Mummy Returns $68,139,035 $202,007,640
2006 Mission: Impossible III $47,743,273 $133,501,348
2000 Gladiator $34,819,017 $187,683,805
2018 Overboard $14,711,101 $50,316,123

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Roger Rees (1944, died on July 10th, 2015 at the age of 71), Richard E. Grant (1957, turned 61 this year)

Died on this day in history: Sylvia Kauders (2016, at the age of 94)

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

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