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On This Day - September 15

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on September 15.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2017 It Friday $19,162,071 $315,916,422
2012 Resident Evil: Retribution Saturday $7,634,314 $42,345,531
2012 Finding Nemo Saturday $7,009,590 $380,529,370
2013 Insidious Chapter 2 Sunday $6,643,342 $83,586,447
2017 American Assassin Friday $5,783,488 $35,722,319
2007 The Brave One Saturday $5,651,917 $36,793,804
2002 Barbershop Sunday $5,430,000 $75,781,642
2006 Gridiron Gang Friday $4,804,783 $38,432,823
2001 Hardball Saturday $4,150,000 $40,222,729
2007 3:10 to Yuma Saturday $3,868,179 $53,606,916

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on September 15.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2017 American Assassin Friday $5,783,488 $35,722,319
2006 Gridiron Gang Friday $4,804,783 $38,432,823
2006 The Black Dahlia Friday $3,706,290 $22,672,813
2017 mother! Friday $3,091,084 $17,670,259
2006 The Last Kiss Friday $1,751,094 $11,614,790
2000 Bait Friday $1,668,000 $15,325,127
2006 Everyone's Hero Friday $1,617,031 $14,523,101
2000 Almost Famous Friday $738,000 $32,522,352
2000 Duets Friday $724,000 $4,734,235
1999 American Beauty Wednesday $72,770 $130,058,047

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 15.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2017 It $60,103,110 $315,916,422
2013 Insidious Chapter 2 $40,272,103 $83,586,447
2012 Resident Evil: Retribution $21,052,227 $42,345,531
2002 Barbershop $20,627,433 $75,781,642
2012 Finding Nemo $16,687,773 $380,529,370
2017 American Assassin $14,846,778 $35,722,319
2006 Gridiron Gang $14,414,630 $38,432,823
2013 The Family $14,034,764 $36,918,811
2007 The Brave One $13,471,488 $36,793,804
1991 Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare $12,966,525 $34,872,033

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Dick Latessa (1929, died on December 19th, 2016 at the age of 87), Tommy Lee Jones (1946, turned 71 this year)

Died on this day in history: Harry Dean Stanton (2017, at the age of 91)

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