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On This Day - March 8

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on March 8.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2013 Oz the Great and Powerful Friday $24,096,622 $234,770,996
2014 300: Rise of an Empire Saturday $16,089,450 $106,580,051
2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Saturday $14,374,771 $111,506,430
2008 10,000 B.C. Saturday $14,016,202 $94,784,201
2003 Bringing Down the House Saturday $13,360,006 $132,675,402
2009 Watchmen Sunday $12,314,598 $107,509,799
2010 Alice in Wonderland Monday $9,008,430 $334,191,110
2002 The Time Machine Friday $7,216,000 $56,684,819
2014 Non-Stop Saturday $7,113,205 $91,742,160
2003 Tears of the Sun Saturday $6,740,524 $43,632,458

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on March 8.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2013 Oz the Great and Powerful Friday $24,096,622 $234,770,996
2002 The Time Machine Friday $7,216,000 $56,684,819
2002 All About the Benjamins Friday $3,165,000 $25,482,931
2013 Dead Man Down Friday $1,832,509 $10,895,295
2013 Emperor Friday $330,828 $3,346,264

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 8.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2013 Oz the Great and Powerful $79,110,453 $234,770,996
2009 Watchmen $55,214,334 $107,509,799
2014 300: Rise of an Empire $45,038,460 $106,580,051
2008 10,000 B.C. $35,867,488 $94,784,201
2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman $32,207,057 $111,506,430
2003 Bringing Down the House $31,101,026 $132,675,402
2002 The Time Machine $22,610,437 $56,684,819
1996 The Birdcage $18,275,828 $124,060,553
1998 Titanic $17,605,849 $658,672,302
2003 Tears of the Sun $17,057,213 $43,632,458

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2019: Captain Marvel

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Red West (1936, died on July 18th, 2017 at the age of 81), Mali Finn (1938, died on November 28th, 2007 at the age of 69), Janet Wright (1945, died on November 14th, 2016 at the age of 71), Bob Bergen (1964, turned 53 this year)

Died on this day in history: George Martin (2016, at the age of 90), Richard Davalos (2016, at the age of 85)

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