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On This Day - August 8

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on August 8.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Friday $25,602,161 $191,204,754
2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Saturday $18,168,671 $150,201,498
2003 S.W.A.T. Friday $13,548,444 $116,877,597
2016 Suicide Squad Monday $13,143,474 $325,100,054
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Friday $12,312,683 $333,172,112
2015 Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation Saturday $11,878,136 $195,042,377
2010 The Other Guys Sunday $9,910,142 $119,219,978
1999 The Sixth Sense Sunday $8,699,000 $293,506,292
2015 Fantastic Four Saturday $8,577,825 $56,117,548
2003 Freaky Friday Friday $8,010,535 $110,222,438

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on August 8.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Friday $25,602,161 $191,204,754
2003 S.W.A.T. Friday $13,548,444 $116,877,597
2014 Into the Storm Friday $6,528,684 $47,602,194
1997 Conspiracy Theory Friday $5,932,017 $76,118,990
2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey Friday $3,662,587 $54,235,441
2014 Step Up All In Friday $2,856,245 $14,904,384
2012 Hope Springs Wednesday $2,265,292 $63,536,011
2007 Daddy Day Camp Wednesday $773,706 $13,235,267
2012 Nitro Circus: The Movie 3D Wednesday $665,000 $3,377,000
1997 Free Willy 3: The Rescue Friday $291,216 $3,519,178

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 8.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $65,575,105 $191,204,754
2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra $54,713,046 $150,201,498
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $42,124,922 $333,172,112
2003 S.W.A.T. $37,062,535 $116,877,597
2010 The Other Guys $35,543,162 $119,219,978
2015 Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation $28,502,372 $195,042,377
1999 The Sixth Sense $26,681,262 $293,506,292
2008 The Dark Knight $26,117,030 $533,345,358
2015 Fantastic Four $25,685,737 $56,117,548
2004 Collateral $24,701,458 $100,170,152

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Vince Deadrick Sr. (1932, died on May 27th, 2017 at the age of 84), Dustin Hoffman (1937, turned 80 this year)

Died on this day in history: Glen Campbell (2017, at the age of 81)

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