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On This Day - August 24

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on August 24.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler Saturday $6,991,645 $116,632,095
2002 Signs Saturday $6,158,166 $227,969,295
2007 Superbad Friday $5,669,636 $121,463,226
2013 We're the Millers Saturday $5,583,686 $150,394,119
2002 xXx Saturday $5,486,097 $141,930,000
2008 Tropic Thunder Sunday $4,950,454 $110,461,307
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Sunday $4,902,775 $333,172,112
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sunday $4,896,153 $191,204,754
2009 Inglourious Basterds Monday $4,665,534 $120,774,594
2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Friday $4,397,000 $30,059,386

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on August 24.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Friday $4,397,000 $30,059,386
2007 War Friday $3,514,132 $22,486,409
2007 Mr. Bean’s Holiday Friday $3,265,170 $33,302,167
2001 Summer Catch Friday $2,819,000 $19,693,891
2007 The Nanny Diaries Friday $2,697,756 $25,926,673
2012 Premium Rush Friday $1,964,788 $20,275,446
2001 John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars Friday $1,279,500 $8,434,601
2012 The Apparition Friday $1,176,879 $4,936,819
2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion Friday $777,500 $7,496,522
2001 Bubble Boy Friday $645,500 $5,002,310

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 24.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2007 Superbad $18,044,369 $121,463,226
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $17,202,212 $333,172,112
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $16,725,447 $191,204,754
2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler $16,503,812 $116,632,095
2008 Tropic Thunder $16,272,195 $110,461,307
2014 If I Stay $15,679,190 $50,474,843
2008 The House Bunny $14,533,702 $48,237,389
2002 Signs $14,285,766 $227,969,295
2012 The Expendables 2 $13,423,579 $85,028,192
2002 xXx $13,258,453 $141,930,000

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: Cadaver

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Kenny Baker (1934, died on August 13th, 2016 at the age of 81), Ava Duvernay (1972, turned 45 this year), Rupert Grint (1988, turned 29 this year)

Died on this day in history: Jay Thomas (2017, at the age of 69)

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

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