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On This Day - March 19

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on March 19.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2017 Beauty and the Beast Sunday $48,266,365 $504,014,165
2016 Zootopia Saturday $16,233,914 $341,268,248
2005 The Ring Two Saturday $13,102,145 $75,941,727
2004 Dawn of the Dead Friday $10,900,000 $58,990,765
2016 The Divergent Series: Allegiant Saturday $10,700,938 $66,184,051
2010 Alice in Wonderland Friday $9,815,632 $334,191,110
2005 Robots Saturday $9,404,528 $128,200,012
2017 Kong: Skull Island Sunday $8,282,134 $168,052,812
2010 The Bounty Hunter Friday $7,641,747 $67,061,228
2000 Erin Brockovich Sunday $7,604,000 $125,548,685

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on March 19.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2004 Dawn of the Dead Friday $10,900,000 $58,990,765
2010 The Bounty Hunter Friday $7,641,747 $67,061,228
2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid Friday $7,375,022 $64,003,625
1999 Forces of Nature Friday $4,850,000 $52,957,800
2004 Taking Lives Friday $4,200,000 $32,682,342
2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Friday $2,700,000 $34,366,518
2010 Repo Men Friday $2,168,125 $13,942,007
1999 True Crime Friday $1,605,000 $16,676,845
1999 The King and I Friday $1,110,000 $12,064,440
2008 La misma luna Wednesday $402,201 $12,590,147

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was March 19.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2017 Beauty and the Beast $174,750,616 $504,014,165
2016 Zootopia $37,164,158 $341,268,248
2005 The Ring Two $35,065,237 $75,941,727
2010 Alice in Wonderland $34,189,969 $334,191,110
2016 The Divergent Series: Allegiant $29,027,348 $66,184,051
2000 Erin Brockovich $28,138,465 $125,548,685
2017 Kong: Skull Island $27,832,142 $168,052,812
2004 Dawn of the Dead $26,722,575 $58,990,765
2006 V for Vendetta $25,642,640 $70,511,035
2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid $22,126,166 $64,003,625

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Bill Henderson (1926, died on April 3rd, 2016 at the age of 90), Philip Roth (1933, died on May 22nd, 2018 at the age of 85), Harvey Weinstein (1952, turned 66 this year), Bruce Willis (1955, turned 63 this year)

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

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