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On This Day - October 12

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on October 12.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2013 Gravity Saturday $18,461,329 $274,092,705
2013 Captain Phillips Saturday $10,450,283 $107,136,417
2007 Why Did I Get Married? Friday $7,418,231 $55,204,525
2012 Sinister Friday $7,416,439 $48,086,903
2002 Red Dragon Saturday $7,415,415 $92,955,420
2012 Taken 2 Friday $7,083,104 $139,854,287
2014 Gone Girl Sunday $7,022,720 $167,767,189
2002 Sweet Home Alabama Saturday $6,145,727 $127,214,072
2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Saturday $6,050,035 $119,793,567
2003 Kill Bill: Volume 1 Sunday $5,907,000 $70,098,138

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on October 12.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2007 Why Did I Get Married? Friday $7,418,231 $55,204,525
2012 Sinister Friday $7,416,439 $48,086,903
2012 Argo Friday $5,891,522 $136,025,503
2007 We Own the Night Friday $3,791,874 $28,563,179
2001 Bandits Friday $3,660,000 $41,523,271
2012 Here Comes the Boom Friday $3,596,217 $45,290,318
2001 Corky Romano Friday $3,147,000 $23,978,402
2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Friday $2,111,055 $16,285,240
2001 Iron Monkey Friday $1,996,000 $14,681,661
2012 Seven Psychopaths Friday $1,356,781 $15,024,049

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was October 12.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2013 Gravity $43,188,256 $274,092,705
2014 Gone Girl $26,406,134 $167,767,189
2013 Captain Phillips $25,718,314 $107,136,417
2014 Dracula Untold $23,514,615 $55,991,880
2003 Kill Bill: Volume 1 $22,089,322 $70,098,138
2012 Taken 2 $21,873,127 $139,854,287
2007 Why Did I Get Married? $21,353,789 $55,204,525
2012 Argo $19,458,109 $136,025,503
2014 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day $18,360,230 $66,954,149
2012 Sinister $18,007,634 $48,086,903

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: First Man, Hellfest

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Dick Gregory (1932, died on August 19th, 2017 at the age of 84), Hugh Jackman (1968, turned 49 this year)

Died on this day in history: Joan Leslie (2015, at the age of 90), Thomas Mikal Ford (2016, at the age of 52)

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

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