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On This Day - March 20

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on March 20.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent Friday $21,146,942 $130,179,072
2010 Alice in Wonderland Saturday $14,446,233 $334,191,110
2017 Beauty and the Beast Monday $13,531,723 $504,014,165
2016 Zootopia Sunday $11,336,079 $341,268,248
2004 Dawn of the Dead Saturday $9,744,750 $58,990,765
2015 Cinderella Friday $9,473,713 $201,151,353
2009 Knowing Friday $8,969,774 $79,957,634
2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid Saturday $8,736,067 $64,003,625
2010 The Bounty Hunter Saturday $8,270,488 $67,061,228
2004 The Passion of the Christ Saturday $7,970,160 $370,782,930

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on March 20.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent Friday $21,146,942 $130,179,072
2009 Knowing Friday $8,969,774 $79,957,634
2009 I Love You, Man Friday $6,298,041 $72,013,010
2009 Duplicity Friday $4,684,680 $40,572,825
1998 Primary Colors Friday $3,630,000 $39,017,984
1998 Wild Things Friday $3,330,000 $29,795,299
2015 The Gunman Friday $1,769,486 $10,664,749
1998 Mr. Nice Guy Friday $1,700,000 $12,716,953
2015 Do You Believe? Friday $1,211,788 $12,985,600
2009 Sin Nombre Friday $22,700 $2,536,665

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 20.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent $52,263,680 $130,179,072
2016 Zootopia $37,164,158 $341,268,248
2005 The Ring Two $35,065,237 $75,941,727
2015 Cinderella $34,967,659 $201,151,353
2010 Alice in Wonderland $34,189,969 $334,191,110
2016 The Divergent Series: Allegiant $29,027,348 $66,184,051
2004 Dawn of the Dead $26,722,575 $58,990,765
2009 Knowing $24,604,751 $79,957,634
2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid $22,126,166 $64,003,625
2005 Robots $21,025,937 $128,200,012

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Fred Rogers (1928, died on February 27th, 2003 at the age of 74), Paul Junger Witt (1941, died on April 27th, 2018 at the age of 77), Tom Towles (1950, died on April 2nd, 2015 at the age of 65), Richard McMillan (1951, died on February 19th, 2017 at the age of 65), Holly Hunter (1958, turned 60 this year), Maja Maranow (1961, died on January 4th, 2016 at the age of 54)

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

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