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On This Day - November 16

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Record Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 Friday $71,167,839 $292,324,737
2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Saturday $34,213,803 $261,987,880
2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Friday $32,333,203 $317,575,550
2013 Thor: The Dark World Saturday $16,761,427 $206,362,140
2008 Quantum of Solace Sunday $14,690,029 $169,368,427
2013 The Best Man Holiday Saturday $12,265,995 $70,525,195
2012 Skyfall Friday $12,252,756 $304,360,277
2014 Big Hero 6 Sunday $10,274,455 $222,527,828
2007 Beowulf Friday $10,005,134 $82,195,215
2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Sunday $9,984,776 $180,010,950

Record Opening Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 Friday $71,167,839 $292,324,737
2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Friday $32,333,203 $317,575,550
2007 Beowulf Friday $10,005,134 $82,195,215
2007 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Friday $2,602,698 $32,061,555
2007 Love in the Time of Cholera Friday $647,000 $4,617,608
2012 Silver Linings Playbook Friday $120,770 $132,092,958
2012 Anna Karenina Friday $87,878 $12,816,367
2011 The Descendants Wednesday $39,777 $82,624,961
2007 Margot at the Wedding Friday $22,746 $1,958,977

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was November 16.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 $141,067,634 $292,324,737
2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $90,294,621 $317,575,550
2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $88,357,488 $261,987,880
2008 Quantum of Solace $67,528,882 $169,368,427
2012 Skyfall $41,104,513 $304,360,277
2013 Thor: The Dark World $36,586,016 $206,362,140
2014 Dumb and Dumber To $36,111,775 $86,208,010
2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa $35,017,301 $180,010,950
2014 Big Hero 6 $34,662,707 $222,527,828
2013 The Best Man Holiday $30,107,555 $70,525,195

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Widows

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Patricia Barry (1922, died on October 11th, 2016 at the age of 93), Remo Remotti (1924, died on June 21st, 2015 at the age of 90)

Died on this day in history: Clark Gable (1960, at the age of 59), Michael C. Gross (2015, at the age of 70)

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

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