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On This Day - October 20

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on October 20.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 Paranormal Activity 4 Saturday $9,420,228 $53,900,335
2012 Argo Saturday $7,478,006 $136,025,503
2017 Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Friday $7,451,354 $46,649,659
2013 Gravity Sunday $7,401,895 $274,092,705
2012 Taken 2 Saturday $6,048,892 $139,854,287
2007 30 Days of Night Saturday $5,879,123 $39,568,996
2012 Hotel Transylvania Saturday $5,868,885 $148,313,048
2007 Why Did I Get Married? Saturday $5,712,253 $55,204,525
2006 The Prestige Friday $5,142,402 $53,089,891
2000 Meet the Parents Friday $5,132,000 $166,225,040

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on October 20.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2017 Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Friday $7,451,354 $46,649,659
2006 The Prestige Friday $5,142,402 $53,089,891
2017 Geostorm Friday $4,304,551 $32,669,328
2000 Bedazzled Friday $4,216,000 $37,879,996
2006 Flags of Our Fathers Friday $3,529,984 $33,602,376
2000 Pay it Forward Friday $3,115,000 $33,508,922
2006 Flicka Friday $2,509,518 $21,000,147
2017 Only the Brave Friday $2,128,564 $17,655,285
2006 Marie Antoinette Friday $1,920,658 $15,962,471
2017 Same Kind of Different as Me Friday $1,354,347 $6,277,199

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 20.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2013 Gravity $30,027,161 $274,092,705
2012 Paranormal Activity 4 $29,003,866 $53,900,335
2017 Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween $21,226,953 $46,649,659
2012 Argo $16,445,475 $136,025,503
2013 Captain Phillips $16,413,093 $107,136,417
2013 Carrie $16,101,552 $35,266,619
2000 Meet the Parents $16,015,185 $166,225,040
2007 30 Days of Night $15,951,902 $39,568,996
2002 The Ring $15,015,393 $129,094,024
2006 The Prestige $14,801,808 $53,089,891

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Luigi Maria Burruano (1948, died on September 10th, 2017 at the age of 68), Tom Petty (1950, died on October 2nd, 2017 at the age of 66), Bill Nunn (1952, died on September 24th, 2016 at the age of 63)

Died on this day in history: Burt Lancaster (1994, at the age of 80), Michael Massee (2016, at the age of 64), Federico Luppi (2017, at the age of 81)

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

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