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On This Day - January 9

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on January 9.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2010 Avatar Saturday $21,269,537 $760,507,625
2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Saturday $19,204,072 $936,662,225
2016 The Revenant Saturday $15,275,109 $183,637,894
2015 Taken 3 Friday $14,880,032 $89,256,424
2009 Gran Torino Friday $9,631,856 $148,095,302
2009 The Unborn Friday $8,273,070 $42,670,410
2009 Bride Wars Friday $8,090,757 $58,715,510
2010 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Saturday $8,049,828 $219,614,612
1998 Titanic Friday $7,738,150 $659,363,944
2010 Sherlock Holmes Saturday $7,332,551 $209,028,679

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on January 9.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2015 Taken 3 Friday $14,880,032 $89,256,424
2009 The Unborn Friday $8,273,070 $42,670,410
2009 Bride Wars Friday $8,090,757 $58,715,510
2004 My Baby's Daddy Friday $2,600,000 $17,321,573
2004 Chasing Liberty Friday $2,400,000 $12,189,514
2009 Not Easily Broken Friday $1,933,066 $10,572,742
1998 Firestorm Friday $1,170,000 $8,123,860

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 9.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2010 Avatar $50,306,217 $760,507,625
2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $42,353,785 $936,662,225
2016 The Revenant $39,826,840 $183,637,894
2015 Taken 3 $39,201,657 $89,256,424
2009 Gran Torino $29,484,388 $148,095,302
1998 Titanic $28,716,310 $659,363,944
2005 Meet the Fockers $28,498,160 $279,167,575
2005 White Noise $24,113,565 $56,094,360
2009 Bride Wars $21,058,173 $58,715,510
2009 The Unborn $19,810,585 $42,670,410

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: J.K. Simmons (1955, turned 63 this year)

Died on this day in history: Angus Scrimm (2016, at the age of 89), Terence Marsh (2018, at the age of 86)

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

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