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On This Day - April 20

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Record Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2013 Oblivion Saturday $14,715,885 $89,107,235
2002 The Scorpion King Saturday $14,275,000 $90,580,000
2012 Think Like a Man Friday $12,125,834 $91,547,205
2012 The Lucky One Friday $9,105,607 $60,457,138
2013 42 Saturday $8,001,513 $95,020,213
2014 Heaven is for Real Sunday $6,397,295 $91,386,097
2016 The Jungle Book Wednesday $5,850,752 $364,001,123
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Sunday $5,746,515 $259,746,958
2008 The Forbidden Kingdom Sunday $5,661,567 $52,075,270
2003 Anger Management Sunday $5,361,584 $135,560,942

Record Opening Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2012 Think Like a Man Friday $12,125,834 $91,547,205
2012 The Lucky One Friday $9,105,607 $60,457,138
2007 Fracture Friday $3,600,000 $39,004,700
2012 Chimpanzee Friday $3,547,039 $28,965,459
2001 Freddy Got Fingered Friday $2,997,000 $14,249,005
2007 Vacancy Friday $2,801,548 $19,063,007
2001 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles Friday $2,376,000 $25,590,119
2007 Hot Fuzz Friday $2,100,000 $23,618,786
2007 In the Land of Women Friday $1,879,109 $11,052,958
2012 To the Arctic 3D Friday $75,035 $14,448,132

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was April 20.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2013 Oblivion $37,054,485 $89,107,235
2002 The Scorpion King $36,075,875 $90,580,000
2012 Think Like a Man $33,636,303 $91,547,205
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $25,587,056 $259,746,958
2003 Anger Management $25,005,588 $135,560,942
2014 Heaven is for Real $22,522,221 $91,386,097
2012 The Lucky One $22,518,358 $60,457,138
2014 Rio 2 $22,159,742 $131,538,435
2008 The Forbidden Kingdom $21,401,121 $52,075,270
2008 Forgetting Sarah Marshall $17,725,330 $63,172,463

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: Super Troopers 2, Rampage, Tully, Overboard, Dolphins

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Andy Serkis (1964, turned 53 this year)

Died on this day in history: Peter Howell (2015, turned 53 this year), Chyna (2016, at the age of 46), Guy Hamilton (2016, at the age of 93)

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