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On This Day - January 27

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on January 27.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2006 Big Momma's House 2 Friday $8,374,500 $70,165,972
2017 Split Friday $7,903,985 $138,141,585
2007 Epic Movie Saturday $7,713,507 $39,739,367
2012 The Grey Friday $6,481,717 $51,580,136
2001 The Wedding Planner Saturday $5,595,000 $60,400,856
2007 Smokin' Aces Saturday $5,522,820 $35,662,731
2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Sunday $5,396,098 $55,703,475
2017 A Dog’s Purpose Friday $5,281,695 $64,321,890
2017 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Friday $5,048,319 $26,844,692
2015 American Sniper Tuesday $5,017,038 $350,126,372

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on January 27.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2006 Big Momma's House 2 Friday $8,374,500 $70,165,972
2012 The Grey Friday $6,481,717 $51,580,136
2017 A Dog’s Purpose Friday $5,281,695 $64,321,890
2017 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Friday $5,048,319 $26,844,692
2012 One for the Money Friday $4,100,384 $26,414,527
2006 Nanny McPhee Friday $3,571,050 $47,279,279
2006 Annapolis Friday $2,662,183 $17,127,992
2012 Man on a Ledge Friday $2,491,173 $18,620,000
2017 Gold Friday $1,156,013 $7,227,038
2017 Un Padre No Tan Padre Friday $260,222 $2,156,047

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was January 27.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2006 Big Momma's House 2 $27,736,056 $70,165,972
2017 Split $25,655,440 $138,141,585
2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters $19,690,956 $55,703,475
2012 The Grey $19,665,101 $51,580,136
2007 Epic Movie $18,612,544 $39,739,367
2008 Meet the Spartans $18,505,530 $38,233,676
2017 A Dog’s Purpose $18,222,810 $64,321,890
2008 Rambo $18,203,876 $42,754,105
2002 Black Hawk Down $17,012,268 $108,638,745
2007 Smokin' Aces $14,638,755 $35,662,731

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Reynaldo Rey (1940, died on May 28th, 2015 at the age of 75)

Died on this day in history: Robert Ellis Miller (2017, at the age of 89), Emmanuelle Riva (2017, at the age of 89)

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