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On This Day - August 22

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on August 22.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2009 Inglourious Basterds Saturday $13,074,907 $120,774,594
2015 Straight Outta Compton Saturday $10,542,550 $161,058,685
2009 District 9 Saturday $7,238,481 $115,646,235
1999 The Sixth Sense Sunday $6,956,000 $293,506,292
2014 If I Stay Friday $6,827,007 $50,474,843
1998 Blade Saturday $6,190,000 $70,141,876
2008 The House Bunny Friday $5,918,274 $48,237,389
2010 The Expendables Sunday $5,357,721 $103,068,524
2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Saturday $5,114,084 $150,201,498
2015 Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation Saturday $4,966,401 $195,042,377

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on August 22.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2014 If I Stay Friday $6,827,007 $50,474,843
2008 The House Bunny Friday $5,918,274 $48,237,389
2008 Death Race Friday $4,620,775 $36,316,032
1997 G.I. Jane Friday $3,570,862 $48,169,156
1997 Money Talks Friday $3,533,090 $41,076,865
2014 When the Game Stands Tall Friday $2,948,554 $30,127,963
2003 The Medallion Friday $2,877,000 $22,108,977
2014 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Friday $2,619,741 $13,757,804
1997 Mimic Friday $2,578,596 $25,514,166
2003 My Boss's Daughter Friday $1,856,000 $15,549,702

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 22.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2009 Inglourious Basterds $38,054,676 $120,774,594
2015 Straight Outta Compton $26,364,020 $161,058,685
1999 The Sixth Sense $23,950,008 $293,506,292
2009 District 9 $18,213,546 $115,646,235
1993 The Fugitive $18,148,331 $183,875,760
2004 Exorcist: The Beginning $18,054,001 $41,814,863
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $17,202,212 $333,172,112
1998 Blade $17,073,856 $70,141,876
2010 The Expendables $16,968,032 $103,068,524
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $16,725,447 $191,204,754

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Bobby Harwell (1931, died on April 1st, 2017 at the age of 85), James Corden (1978, turned 39 this year)

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