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On This Day - September 28

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on September 28.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Saturday $15,078,511 $119,793,567
2002 Sweet Home Alabama Saturday $14,707,798 $127,214,072
2012 Hotel Transylvania Friday $10,973,012 $148,313,048
2014 The Equalizer Sunday $8,150,391 $101,530,738
2008 Eagle Eye Sunday $6,971,596 $101,440,743
2012 Looper Friday $6,804,981 $66,486,205
2007 The Game Plan Friday $6,336,390 $90,648,202
2002 The Tuxedo Saturday $6,329,676 $50,586,000
2007 The Kingdom Friday $5,963,055 $47,467,250
2001 Don’t Say a Word Friday $5,763,000 $54,997,476

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on September 28.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2012 Hotel Transylvania Friday $10,973,012 $148,313,048
2012 Looper Friday $6,804,981 $66,486,205
2007 The Game Plan Friday $6,336,390 $90,648,202
2007 The Kingdom Friday $5,963,055 $47,467,250
2001 Don’t Say a Word Friday $5,763,000 $54,997,476
2001 Zoolander Friday $4,856,000 $45,172,250
2001 Hearts in Atlantis Friday $2,811,000 $24,185,781
2012 Pitch Perfect Friday $1,755,935 $65,001,093
2012 Won't Back Down Friday $917,768 $5,310,554
2007 The Feast of Love Friday $607,000 $3,508,572

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 28.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2012 Hotel Transylvania $42,522,194 $148,313,048
2002 Sweet Home Alabama $35,648,740 $127,214,072
2014 The Equalizer $34,137,828 $101,530,738
2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 $34,017,930 $119,793,567
2008 Eagle Eye $29,150,721 $101,440,743
2007 The Game Plan $22,950,971 $90,648,202
2012 Looper $20,801,552 $66,486,205
2003 The Rundown $18,533,765 $47,641,743
2014 The Maze Runner $17,437,020 $102,427,862
2014 The Boxtrolls $17,275,239 $50,837,305

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: The Kid Who Would Be King, Night School, Boy Erased

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Janeane Garofalo (1964, turned 53 this year), Naomi Watts (1968, turned 49 this year)

Died on this day in history: Catherine E. Coulson (2015, at the age of 71), Marietta Marich (2017, at the age of 87), Benjamin Whitrow (2017, at the age of 80)

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