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On This Day - August 19

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on August 19.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2007 Superbad Sunday $10,267,489 $121,463,226
2017 The Hitman’s Bodyguard Saturday $7,902,414 $75,468,583
2012 The Expendables 2 Sunday $7,886,826 $85,028,192
2005 The 40 Year-old Virgin Friday $7,055,565 $109,449,237
2017 Annabelle: Creation Saturday $6,358,447 $102,092,201
2001 American Pie 2 Sunday $6,205,000 $145,096,820
2007 Rush Hour 3 Sunday $6,158,000 $140,125,968
2005 Red Eye Friday $6,100,000 $57,891,803
2016 Suicide Squad Friday $6,008,693 $325,100,054
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum Sunday $5,940,105 $227,471,070

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on August 19.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2005 The 40 Year-old Virgin Friday $7,055,565 $109,449,237
2005 Red Eye Friday $6,100,000 $57,891,803
2016 War Dogs Friday $5,550,589 $43,034,523
2016 Ben-Hur Friday $4,134,322 $26,410,477
2016 Kubo and the Two Strings Friday $4,061,170 $48,023,088
2011 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Friday $4,015,064 $38,536,376
2011 Conan the Barbarian Friday $3,673,635 $21,295,021
2011 Fright Night Friday $3,074,371 $18,298,649
2005 Valiant Friday $1,864,958 $19,478,106
2011 One Day Friday $1,848,478 $13,843,771

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was August 19.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2007 Superbad $33,052,411 $121,463,226
2012 The Expendables 2 $28,591,370 $85,028,192
1995 Mortal Kombat $23,283,887 $70,433,227
2005 The 40 Year-old Virgin $21,422,815 $109,449,237
2017 The Hitman’s Bodyguard $21,384,504 $75,468,583
2007 Rush Hour 3 $21,353,361 $140,125,968
2001 American Pie 2 $21,104,656 $145,096,820
2016 Suicide Squad $20,855,401 $325,100,054
2011 The Help $20,018,659 $169,705,587
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum $19,874,370 $227,471,070

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Angus Scrimm (1926, died on January 9th, 2016 at the age of 89), Fred Thompson (1942, died on November 1st, 2015 at the age of 73), Tony Longo (1961, died on June 21st, 2015 at the age of 53)

Died on this day in history: Louis J. Pearlman (2016, at the age of 62), Jack Riley (2016, at the age of 80), Brian Aldiss (2017, at the age of 92), Dick Gregory (2017, at the age of 84)

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

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