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On This Day - September 26

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on September 26.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 Saturday $20,751,428 $169,700,110
2014 The Equalizer Friday $12,495,441 $101,530,738
2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Saturday $11,184,070 $124,870,275
2008 Eagle Eye Friday $9,800,184 $101,440,743
1998 Rush Hour Saturday $8,936,000 $141,186,864
2015 The Intern Saturday $7,350,542 $75,764,672
2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Saturday $6,545,738 $81,697,192
2003 The Rundown Friday $6,356,000 $47,641,743
2009 Surrogates Saturday $6,106,226 $38,577,772
2015 Everest Saturday $5,877,105 $43,309,450

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on September 26.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2014 The Equalizer Friday $12,495,441 $101,530,738
2008 Eagle Eye Friday $9,800,184 $101,440,743
2003 The Rundown Friday $6,356,000 $47,641,743
2014 The Boxtrolls Friday $4,928,333 $50,837,305
2008 Nights in Rodanthe Friday $4,731,824 $41,850,659
1997 The Peacemaker Friday $3,989,408 $41,263,140
1997 Soul Food Friday $3,367,881 $43,492,389
2003 Under the Tuscan Sun Friday $3,030,000 $43,601,508
1997 The Edge Friday $2,324,319 $27,799,255
2008 Fireproof Friday $2,258,000 $33,456,317

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was September 26.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 $48,464,322 $169,700,110
2014 The Equalizer $34,137,828 $101,530,738
2008 Eagle Eye $29,150,721 $101,440,743
2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs $25,038,803 $124,870,275
1999 Double Jeopardy $23,162,542 $116,735,231
1998 Rush Hour $21,202,929 $141,186,864
2004 The Forgotten $21,022,111 $66,711,892
2010 Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps $19,011,188 $52,474,616
2003 The Rundown $18,533,765 $47,641,743
2015 The Intern $17,728,313 $75,764,672

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Jerry Weintraub (1937, died on July 6th, 2015 at the age of 77)

Died on this day in history: Herschell Gordon Lewis (2016, at the age of 90), Barry Dennen (2017, at the age of 79)

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

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