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On This Day - October 3

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on October 3.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 The Martian Saturday $22,251,765 $228,433,663
2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 Saturday $15,712,076 $169,700,110
2014 Annabelle Friday $15,453,016 $84,273,813
2004 Shark Tale Sunday $13,598,117 $161,412,000
2014 Gone Girl Friday $13,179,535 $167,767,189
2009 Zombieland Saturday $9,371,921 $75,590,286
2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Friday $8,001,448 $94,514,402
2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Saturday $7,661,686 $124,870,275
1998 Antz Saturday $7,540,000 $90,757,863
1998 Rush Hour Saturday $6,655,000 $141,186,864

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on October 3.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2014 Annabelle Friday $15,453,016 $84,273,813
2014 Gone Girl Friday $13,179,535 $167,767,189
2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Friday $8,001,448 $94,514,402
2003 School of Rock Friday $5,982,000 $81,261,177
2003 Out of Time Friday $5,280,000 $41,083,108
1997 Kiss the Girls Friday $4,412,379 $60,527,873
2008 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Friday $4,401,015 $31,487,293
2014 Left Behind Friday $2,398,395 $14,019,924
2008 An American Carol Friday $1,225,000 $7,013,191
1997 U-Turn Friday $912,879 $6,690,074

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 3.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2015 The Martian $54,308,575 $228,433,663
2004 Shark Tale $47,604,606 $161,412,000
2014 Gone Girl $37,513,109 $167,767,189
2014 Annabelle $37,134,255 $84,273,813
2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 $33,192,596 $169,700,110
2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua $29,300,465 $94,514,402
2009 Zombieland $24,733,155 $75,590,286
2010 The Social Network $22,445,653 $96,962,694
2004 Ladder 49 $22,088,204 $74,541,707
2003 School of Rock $19,622,714 $81,261,177

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Gore Vidal (1925, died on July 31st, 2012 at the age of 86), Denis Villeneuve (1967, turned 50 this year), Lena Headey (1973, turned 44 this year)

Died on this day in history: Roddy McDowall (1998, at the age of 70)

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