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On This Day - October 24

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on October 24.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2003 Scary Movie 3 Friday $18,617,000 $110,000,082
2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Friday $16,961,393 $90,559,416
2008 Saw V Friday $14,345,874 $56,746,769
2004 The Grudge Sunday $8,986,659 $110,359,362
2009 Paranormal Activity Saturday $8,638,987 $107,918,810
2014 Ouija Friday $8,301,410 $50,856,010
2010 Paranormal Activity 2 Sunday $7,528,877 $84,752,907
2015 The Martian Saturday $7,265,327 $228,433,663
2015 Goosebumps Saturday $7,041,435 $80,069,458
2009 Where the Wild Things Are Saturday $6,130,231 $77,233,467

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on October 24.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2003 Scary Movie 3 Friday $18,617,000 $110,000,082
2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Friday $16,961,393 $90,559,416
2008 Saw V Friday $14,345,874 $56,746,769
2014 Ouija Friday $8,301,410 $50,856,010
2014 John Wick Friday $5,449,563 $43,037,835
2003 Radio Friday $4,432,000 $52,333,738
2008 Pride and Glory Friday $2,308,933 $15,740,721
1997 Gattaca Friday $1,390,000 $12,532,777
1997 Fairytale: A True Story Friday $770,000 $14,059,077
1997 A Life Less Ordinary Friday $725,000 $4,287,595

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 24.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2003 Scary Movie 3 $48,113,770 $110,000,082
2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year $42,030,184 $90,559,416
2010 Paranormal Activity 2 $40,678,424 $84,752,907
2004 The Grudge $39,128,715 $110,359,362
2008 Saw V $30,053,954 $56,746,769
2010 Jackass 3D $21,313,815 $117,229,692
2009 Paranormal Activity $21,104,070 $107,918,810
2014 Ouija $19,875,995 $50,856,010
2015 The Martian $15,732,907 $228,433,663
2015 Goosebumps $15,525,901 $80,069,458

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2017: The Jade Pendant

Born and Died

Died on this day in history: Maureen O’Hara (2015, at the age of 95)

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