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On This Day - October 16

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on October 16.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2010 Jackass 3D Saturday $16,725,083 $117,229,692
2009 Where the Wild Things Are Friday $12,077,282 $77,233,467
2004 Shark Tale Saturday $9,874,275 $161,412,000
2010 Red Saturday $9,204,737 $90,380,162
2009 Law Abiding Citizen Friday $7,727,872 $73,357,727
2015 Goosebumps Friday $7,346,090 $80,069,458
2009 Paranormal Activity Friday $6,768,833 $107,918,810
2015 The Martian Friday $6,277,423 $228,433,663
2016 The Accountant Sunday $6,076,639 $86,260,045
2009 Couples Retreat Friday $5,792,505 $109,205,660

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on October 16.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2009 Where the Wild Things Are Friday $12,077,282 $77,233,467
2009 Law Abiding Citizen Friday $7,727,872 $73,357,727
2015 Goosebumps Friday $7,346,090 $80,069,458
2015 Bridge of Spies Friday $5,369,922 $72,313,754
2015 Crimson Peak Friday $5,252,010 $31,090,320
2009 The Stepfather Friday $4,368,209 $29,062,561
1998 Practical Magic Friday $4,300,000 $46,850,558
1998 Bride of Chucky Friday $3,900,000 $32,404,188
1998 Beloved Friday $2,605,000 $22,852,487
2015 Woodlawn Friday $1,486,441 $14,394,097

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 16.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2010 Jackass 3D $50,353,641 $117,229,692
2009 Where the Wild Things Are $32,695,407 $77,233,467
2016 The Accountant $24,710,273 $86,260,045
2015 Goosebumps $23,618,556 $80,069,458
2004 Shark Tale $22,005,952 $161,412,000
2010 Red $21,761,408 $90,380,162
2015 The Martian $21,300,120 $228,433,663
2009 Law Abiding Citizen $21,039,502 $73,357,727
2009 Paranormal Activity $19,617,650 $107,918,810
2009 Couples Retreat $17,227,390 $109,205,660

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2020: Micronauts

Born and Died

Died on this day in history: Ted V. Mikels (2016, at the age of 87), Jacques Picoux (2016, at the age of 67), Roy Dotrice (2017, at the age of 94), John Dunsworth (2017, at the age of 71)

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

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