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On This Day - January 17

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on January 17.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 American Sniper Saturday $34,547,284 $350,126,372
2010 Avatar Sunday $15,137,240 $760,507,625
2014 Ride Along Friday $14,406,830 $134,202,565
2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop Saturday $13,235,767 $146,336,178
1998 Titanic Saturday $12,357,344 $659,363,944
2004 Along Came Polly Saturday $11,354,120 $88,073,507
2009 Gran Torino Saturday $10,013,163 $148,095,302
2016 Ride Along 2 Sunday $9,874,250 $90,862,685
2016 The Revenant Sunday $9,844,763 $183,637,894
2010 The Book of Eli Sunday $9,336,245 $94,835,059

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on January 17.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2014 Ride Along Friday $14,406,830 $134,202,565
2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Friday $5,350,191 $50,577,412
2014 The Nut Job Friday $4,807,000 $64,251,538
2003 National Security Friday $4,484,216 $36,288,951
2003 Kangaroo Jack Friday $3,723,227 $66,723,216
2014 Devil's Due Friday $3,469,494 $15,821,461
2003 A Guy Thing Friday $2,464,001 $15,543,862
2003 Divine Intervention Friday $3,422 $421,187

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was January 17.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2015 American Sniper $89,269,066 $350,126,372
2010 Avatar $42,785,612 $760,507,625
2014 Ride Along $41,516,170 $134,202,565
2016 Ride Along 2 $35,243,095 $90,862,685
2010 The Book of Eli $32,789,494 $94,835,059
2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop $31,832,636 $146,336,178
2016 The Revenant $31,796,633 $183,637,894
1998 Titanic $30,010,633 $659,363,944
2004 Along Came Polly $27,721,185 $88,073,507
2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $26,342,117 $936,662,225

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2020: Untitled Warner Brothers Event Film #4

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Stuart Nisbet (1934, died on June 23rd, 2016 at the age of 82), Muhammad Ali (1942, died on June 3rd, 2016 at the age of 74), Jim Carrey (1962, turned 55 this year)

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

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