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On This Day - August 31

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on August 31.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2007 Halloween Friday $10,896,610 $58,269,151
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Sunday $7,015,565 $333,172,112
2012 The Possession Friday $6,078,660 $49,130,588
2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler Saturday $5,561,003 $116,632,095
2002 Signs Saturday $5,018,711 $227,969,295
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sunday $4,688,529 $191,204,754
2013 We're the Millers Saturday $4,553,796 $150,394,119
2003 Jeepers Creepers II Sunday $4,514,000 $35,623,801
2001 Jeepers Creepers Friday $4,324,000 $37,904,175
2008 Tropic Thunder Sunday $4,304,402 $110,461,307

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on August 31.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2007 Halloween Friday $10,896,610 $58,269,151
2012 The Possession Friday $6,078,660 $49,130,588
2001 Jeepers Creepers Friday $4,324,000 $37,904,175
2001 O (Othello) Friday $1,958,000 $16,017,403
2007 Death Sentence Friday $1,369,290 $9,534,258
2011 The Debt Wednesday $970,532 $31,177,548
2005 The Constant Gardener Wednesday $929,829 $33,579,798
2011 Bodyguard Wednesday $192,622 $1,834,384
2012 For a Good Time, Call Friday $43,670 $1,251,749
2012 Joker Friday $29,141 $169,181

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 31.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2007 Halloween $26,362,367 $58,269,151
2012 The Possession $17,732,480 $49,130,588
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $17,082,262 $333,172,112
2013 One Direction: This is Us $15,815,497 $28,873,374
2003 Jeepers Creepers II $15,269,324 $35,623,801
2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler $14,878,286 $116,632,095
2002 Signs $13,440,774 $227,969,295
2001 Jeepers Creepers $13,106,108 $37,904,175
2013 We're the Millers $12,715,243 $150,394,119
2007 Superbad $12,466,846 $121,463,226

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: The Little Stranger

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