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On This Day - April 27

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on April 27.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2002 The Scorpion King Saturday $7,846,000 $90,580,000
2013 Oblivion Saturday $7,811,520 $89,107,235
2013 Pain & Gain Saturday $7,342,078 $49,875,291
2014 The Other Woman Sunday $5,811,624 $83,911,193
2012 Think Like a Man Friday $5,497,935 $91,547,205
2013 42 Saturday $4,837,284 $95,020,213
2001 Driven Friday $4,529,000 $32,616,869
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Sunday $4,485,096 $259,746,958
2014 Heaven is for Real Sunday $4,453,547 $91,386,097
2014 Rio 2 Sunday $4,322,095 $131,538,435

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on April 27.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2001 Driven Friday $4,529,000 $32,616,869
2012 The Five-Year Engagement Friday $3,478,500 $28,700,285
2007 The Invisible Friday $3,024,275 $20,568,319
2012 The Pirates! Band of Misfits Friday $2,749,959 $31,051,126
2012 Safe Friday $2,620,179 $17,142,080
2012 The Raven Friday $2,526,313 $16,008,272
2007 Next Friday $2,378,521 $18,211,013
2007 The Condemned Friday $1,333,622 $7,371,706
2001 The Forsaken Friday $1,015,500 $6,755,271
2001 Town & Country Friday $994,000 $6,712,451

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 27.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2014 The Other Woman $24,763,752 $83,911,193
2013 Pain & Gain $20,244,505 $49,875,291
2002 The Scorpion King $18,038,270 $90,580,000
2013 Oblivion $17,803,425 $89,107,235
2012 Think Like a Man $17,604,141 $91,547,205
2008 Baby Mama $17,407,110 $60,494,212
2003 Identity $16,225,263 $52,131,264
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $16,219,025 $259,746,958
2003 Anger Management $15,006,174 $135,560,942
2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay $14,908,404 $38,108,728

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: Traffik, Untitled A24 Horror Film II, Disobedience, Truth or Dare, Every Day, Godard Mon Amour, Selfie Dad

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Tim LaHaye (1926, died on July 25th, 2016 at the age of 90), John Cygan (1954, died on May 13th, 2017 at the age of 63), Sally Hawkins (1976, turned 41 this year)

Died on this day in history: Andrew Lesnie (2015, at the age of 58), James Carroll (2016, at the age of 59), Vinod Khanna (2017, at the age of 70)

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

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