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On This Day - August 2

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on August 2.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Saturday $30,989,857 $333,172,112
2002 Signs Friday $20,884,787 $227,969,295
2008 The Dark Knight Saturday $17,191,150 $533,345,358
2015 Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation Sunday $15,566,537 $195,042,377
2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Saturday $14,626,400 $102,491,776
2003 American Wedding Saturday $11,308,180 $104,354,205
1997 Air Force One Saturday $10,511,122 $172,956,409
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember Friday $10,325,329 $213,117,789
2013 2 Guns Friday $9,937,125 $75,612,460
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Saturday $7,607,000 $111,760,631

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on August 2.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2002 Signs Friday $20,884,787 $227,969,295
2002 The Master of Disguise Friday $4,683,434 $40,363,530
2002 Martin Lawrence Live: RunTelDat Friday $2,685,385 $19,184,820
2013 The Spectacular Now Friday $69,876 $6,852,971

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was August 2.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $94,320,883 $333,172,112
2002 Signs $60,116,619 $227,969,295
2015 Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation $55,520,089 $195,042,377
2008 The Dark Knight $42,664,219 $533,345,358
2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor $40,457,770 $102,491,776
2003 American Wedding $33,369,440 $104,354,205
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember $31,119,108 $213,117,789
2013 2 Guns $27,059,130 $75,612,460
1997 Air Force One $25,731,622 $172,956,409
1998 Saving Private Ryan $23,601,801 $216,335,085

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2019: The Spongebob Movie, Untitled Warner Brothers Event Film

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Wes Craven (1939, died on August 30th, 2015 at the age of 76), Simon Kinberg (1973, turned 44 this year), Sam Worthington (1976, turned 41 this year)

Died on this day in history: David Huddleston (2016, at the age of 85)

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

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