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On This Day - October 18

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Record Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Saturday $10,755,000 $80,571,655
2014 Fury Saturday $9,122,797 $85,755,593
2013 Gravity Friday $9,016,073 $274,092,705
2009 Where the Wild Things Are Sunday $8,282,574 $77,233,467
2014 Gone Girl Saturday $7,781,167 $167,767,189
2014 The Book of Life Saturday $6,913,670 $50,151,543
2013 Carrie Friday $6,515,486 $35,266,619
2008 Max Payne Saturday $6,509,122 $40,687,294
2015 Goosebumps Sunday $6,506,400 $80,069,458
1997 I Know What You Did Last Summer Saturday $6,470,000 $72,250,091

Record Opening Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2013 Carrie Friday $6,515,486 $35,266,619
2002 The Ring Friday $4,843,291 $129,094,024
2013 Escape Plan Friday $3,398,330 $25,135,965
2002 Abandon Friday $1,939,913 $10,719,367
2002 Formula 51 Friday $921,328 $5,204,007
2013 The Fifth Estate Friday $589,301 $3,254,172
2013 I'm in Love with a Church Girl Friday $349,849 $2,387,730
2013 12 Years a Slave Friday $273,882 $56,671,993
2013 All is Lost Friday $24,946 $6,263,670
2013 Torn Friday $2,252 $16,772

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was October 18.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2009 Where the Wild Things Are $32,695,407 $77,233,467
2013 Gravity $30,027,161 $274,092,705
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre $28,094,014 $80,571,655
2014 Fury $23,702,421 $85,755,593
2015 Goosebumps $23,618,556 $80,069,458
2015 The Martian $21,300,120 $228,433,663
2009 Law Abiding Citizen $21,039,502 $73,357,727
2009 Paranormal Activity $19,617,650 $107,918,810
2008 Max Payne $17,639,849 $40,687,294
2014 Gone Girl $17,511,956 $167,767,189

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2017: The Paris Opera, 2019: Untitled Blumhouse Horror Project

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Chuck Berry (1926, died on March 18th, 2017 at the age of 90), Om Puri (1950, died on January 6th, 2017 at the age of 66), Bob Weinstein (1954, turns 63 this year), Jean-Claude Van Damme (1960, turns 57 this year)

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