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On This Day - August 18

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on August 18.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2007 Superbad Saturday $10,448,720 $121,463,226
2012 The Expendables 2 Saturday $10,210,399 $85,028,192
2007 Rush Hour 3 Saturday $8,772,000 $140,125,968
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum Saturday $8,179,210 $227,471,070
2001 Rush Hour 2 Saturday $7,878,000 $226,164,286
2001 American Pie 2 Saturday $7,724,000 $145,096,820
2015 Straight Outta Compton Tuesday $7,277,190 $161,058,685
2012 The Bourne Legacy Saturday $7,074,405 $113,203,870
2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler Sunday $7,023,143 $116,632,095
2006 Snakes on a Plane Friday $6,400,000 $34,020,814

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on August 18.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2006 Snakes on a Plane Friday $6,400,000 $34,020,814
2000 The Cell Friday $6,006,000 $61,280,963
2000 The Original Kings of Comedy Friday $4,062,000 $38,168,022
2010 Vampires Suck Wednesday $4,016,858 $36,661,504
2006 Accepted Friday $3,715,350 $36,580,083
2006 Material Girls Friday $1,722,863 $11,449,638
2000 Godzilla 2000 Friday $1,551,000 $10,037,390
2006 Trust the Man Friday $54,203 $1,530,535

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 18.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2007 Superbad $33,052,411 $121,463,226
2012 The Expendables 2 $28,591,370 $85,028,192
2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler $24,637,312 $116,632,095
1995 Mortal Kombat $23,283,887 $70,433,227
2002 xXx $22,111,421 $141,930,000
2007 Rush Hour 3 $21,353,361 $140,125,968
2001 American Pie 2 $21,104,656 $145,096,820
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum $19,874,370 $227,471,070
2002 Signs $19,362,658 $227,969,295
2001 Rush Hour 2 $19,024,208 $226,164,286

Released Today

Movies that were released today: The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Patti Cake$, Logan Lucky, Lemon, California Typewriter, Gook, Dave Made a Maze, Marjorie Prime, 6 Days, The Ice Cream Truck, Sidemen: Long Road to Glory, The Adventurers, Shot Caller

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: Barbie

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: John Debney (1956, turns 61 today)

Died on this day in history: Bud Yorkin (2015, at the age of 89)

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