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On This Day - September 1

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on September 1.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2007 Halloween Saturday $8,554,661 $58,269,151
2012 The Possession Saturday $6,327,200 $49,130,588
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Monday $5,824,589 $333,172,112
2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler Sunday $5,696,673 $116,632,095
2002 Signs Sunday $5,025,907 $227,969,295
2013 We're the Millers Sunday $5,009,879 $150,394,119
2001 Jeepers Creepers Saturday $4,528,000 $37,904,175
2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Sunday $4,500,000 $241,438,208
2007 Superbad Saturday $4,260,564 $121,463,226
2007 Balls of Fury Saturday $4,131,237 $32,886,940

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on September 1.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2006 Crank Friday $3,344,629 $27,838,408
2006 The Wicker Man Friday $2,843,366 $24,413,467
2000 Highlander: Endgame Friday $1,875,000 $12,801,190
2010 The American Wednesday $1,674,363 $35,606,376
2006 Crossover Friday $1,187,505 $7,009,668
2000 Whipped Friday $704,000 $4,142,507
2004 Vanity Fair Wednesday $607,000 $16,123,851
2017 Inhumans Friday $500,000 $500,000
1999 Chill Factor Wednesday $428,136 $11,263,966
2017 Tulip Fever Friday $359,382 $2,405,701

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was September 1.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2007 Halloween $26,362,367 $58,269,151
2012 The Possession $17,732,480 $49,130,588
2013 One Direction: This is Us $15,815,497 $28,873,374
2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler $14,878,286 $116,632,095
2000 Bring it On $14,170,825 $68,353,550
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
2006 Invincible $12,151,426 $57,806,952

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Michael Massee (1952, died on October 20th, 2016 at the age of 64)

Died on this day in history: Dean Jones (2015, at the age of 84), Jon Polito (2016, at the age of 65), Shelley Berman (2017, at the age of 92), Elizabeth Kemp (2017, at the age of 65), Peadar Lamb (2017, at the age of 86), Novella Nelson (2017, at the age of 78)

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