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On This Day - July 18

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on July 18.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2008 The Dark Knight Friday $67,165,092 $533,345,358
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Saturday $29,234,224 $301,959,197
2015 Minions Saturday $20,218,590 $336,045,770
2015 Ant-Man Saturday $19,464,976 $180,202,163
2010 Inception Sunday $19,211,530 $292,576,195
2001 Jurassic Park III Wednesday $19,024,360 $181,166,115
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Monday $18,043,081 $381,011,219
2003 Bad Boys II Friday $16,883,057 $138,540,870
2004 I, Robot Sunday $14,901,033 $144,801,023
2014 The Purge: Anarchy Friday $13,006,545 $71,562,550

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on July 18.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2008 The Dark Knight Friday $67,165,092 $533,345,358
2001 Jurassic Park III Wednesday $19,024,360 $181,166,115
2003 Bad Boys II Friday $16,883,057 $138,540,870
2014 The Purge: Anarchy Friday $13,006,545 $71,562,550
2008 Mamma Mia! Friday $9,865,440 $144,130,063
2014 Planes: Fire and Rescue Friday $6,368,061 $59,157,732
2014 Sex Tape Friday $5,670,011 $38,543,473
1997 Nothing To Lose Friday $3,756,545 $44,480,039
2003 Johnny English Friday $3,108,040 $28,013,509
2003 How to Deal Friday $2,688,000 $14,108,518

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was July 18.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2008 The Dark Knight $158,411,483 $533,345,358
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $77,835,727 $301,959,197
2010 Inception $62,785,337 $292,576,195
2015 Ant-Man $57,225,526 $180,202,163
2004 I, Robot $52,179,887 $144,801,023
2015 Minions $49,274,730 $336,045,770
2003 Bad Boys II $46,522,560 $138,540,870
2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $36,254,310 $208,545,589
2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl $34,034,597 $305,411,224
2010 Despicable Me $32,803,660 $251,513,985

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Robert Ellis Miller (1927, died on January 27th, 2017 at the age of 89), Burt Kwouk (1930, died on May 24th, 2016 at the age of 85), Vin Diesel (1967, turned 50 this year), Kristen Bell (1980, turned 37 this year)

Died on this day in history: Alex Rocco (2015, at the age of 79), George Coe (2015, at the age of 86), John Kerr (2016, at the age of 66), Red West (2017, at the age of 81)

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

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