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On This Day - August 6

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on August 6.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2016 Suicide Squad Saturday $38,578,832 $325,100,054
2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Saturday $19,305,174 $176,760,185
2010 The Other Guys Friday $13,124,233 $119,219,978
2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Sunday $12,990,767 $148,213,377
2008 Pineapple Express Wednesday $12,085,679 $87,341,380
2005 The Dukes of Hazzard Saturday $9,970,551 $80,270,227
2016 Jason Bourne Saturday $9,510,395 $162,192,920
2001 Rush Hour 2 Monday $9,470,392 $226,164,286
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum Monday $9,131,700 $227,471,070
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Wednesday $8,808,382 $333,172,112

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on August 6.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2010 The Other Guys Friday $13,124,233 $119,219,978
2008 Pineapple Express Wednesday $12,085,679 $87,341,380
2004 Collateral Friday $8,200,000 $100,170,152
1999 The Sixth Sense Friday $8,005,000 $293,506,292
2010 Step Up 3D Friday $6,657,326 $42,400,223
2003 Freaky Friday Wednesday $6,007,000 $110,222,438
2008 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Wednesday $5,730,334 $44,089,964
1999 The Thomas Crown Affair Friday $4,065,000 $69,304,264
1999 Mystery Men Friday $3,335,000 $29,762,011
2004 Little Black Book Friday $2,800,000 $20,422,207

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was August 6.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2016 Suicide Squad $133,682,248 $325,100,054
2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes $54,806,191 $176,760,185
2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby $47,042,215 $148,213,377
2010 The Other Guys $35,543,162 $119,219,978
2005 The Dukes of Hazzard $30,675,314 $80,270,227
1999 The Sixth Sense $26,681,262 $293,506,292
2000 Hollow Man $26,414,386 $73,209,340
2004 Collateral $24,701,458 $100,170,152
1999 The Blair Witch Project $24,347,345 $140,539,099
1993 The Fugitive $23,758,855 $183,875,760

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Robert Mitchum (1917, died on July 1st, 1997 at the age of 79), Frank Finlay (1926, died on January 30th, 2016 at the age of 89), Umberto Lenzi (1931, died on October 19th, 2017 at the age of 86), M. Night Shyamalan (1970, turns 48 this year)

Died on this day in history: Norman Twain (2016, at the age of 85)

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

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