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On This Day - March 16

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on March 16.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2002 Ice Age Saturday $19,068,000 $176,387,405
2013 Oz the Great and Powerful Saturday $18,221,991 $234,770,996
2012 21 Jump Street Friday $13,239,489 $138,447,667
2008 Horton Hears a Who Sunday $12,901,768 $154,529,439
2007 300 Friday $10,072,330 $210,614,939
2013 The Call Saturday $6,844,212 $51,872,378
2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Sunday $6,836,372 $111,506,430
2012 Doctor Seuss' The Lorax Friday $6,784,200 $214,030,500
2002 Resident Evil Saturday $6,760,000 $40,119,709
2001 Exit Wounds Friday $6,386,000 $51,758,599

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on March 16.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2012 21 Jump Street Friday $13,239,489 $138,447,667
2001 Exit Wounds Friday $6,386,000 $51,758,599
2007 Premonition Friday $6,341,302 $47,852,604
2001 Enemy at the Gates Friday $4,810,000 $51,396,781
2007 Dead Silence Friday $2,878,975 $16,574,590
2016 Miracles from Heaven Wednesday $1,887,811 $61,705,123
2007 I Think I Love My Wife Friday $1,746,309 $12,559,771
2012 Casa de mi Padre Friday $780,056 $5,909,483
2012 Jeff, Who Lives at Home Friday $269,351 $4,269,426
2012 Seeking Justice Friday $75,692 $411,746

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was March 16.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2002 Ice Age $46,312,454 $176,387,405
2008 Horton Hears a Who $45,012,998 $154,529,439
2013 Oz the Great and Powerful $41,252,702 $234,770,996
2012 21 Jump Street $36,302,612 $138,447,667
2007 300 $32,877,328 $210,614,939
2012 Doctor Seuss' The Lorax $22,764,760 $214,030,500
2003 Bringing Down the House $22,054,934 $132,675,402
2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman $21,809,249 $111,506,430
2014 300: Rise of an Empire $19,201,345 $106,580,051
2007 Wild Hogs $19,058,871 $168,213,584

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: Tomb Raider (2018), Untitled Greg Berlanti Film, Untitled Entebbe Project

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Irwin Keyes (1952, died on July 8th, 2015 at the age of 63), Alan Tudyk (1971, turned 46 this year)

Died on this day in history: Frank Sinatra, Jr. (2016, at the age of 72)

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