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On This Day - September 27

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on September 27.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 Sunday $14,387,467 $169,700,110
2014 The Equalizer Saturday $13,491,996 $101,530,738
2002 Sweet Home Alabama Friday $13,117,937 $127,214,072
2008 Eagle Eye Saturday $12,378,941 $101,440,743
2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Friday $9,245,997 $119,793,567
2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sunday $8,242,798 $124,870,275
2014 The Maze Runner Saturday $7,967,538 $102,427,862
2003 The Rundown Saturday $7,675,120 $47,641,743
2014 The Boxtrolls Saturday $7,459,080 $50,837,305
1998 Rush Hour Sunday $5,787,000 $141,186,864

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on September 27.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2002 Sweet Home Alabama Friday $13,117,937 $127,214,072
2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Friday $9,245,997 $119,793,567
2002 The Tuxedo Friday $4,595,676 $50,586,000
2013 Baggage Claim Friday $3,297,613 $21,569,509
2013 Don Jon Friday $3,288,247 $24,477,704
2013 Metallica Through the Never Friday $811,449 $3,419,967
2002 Moonlight Mile Friday $100,371 $6,830,957
1997 The Ice Storm Saturday $41,045 $8,038,061
2006 The Last King of Scotland Wednesday $15,142 $17,606,684
2011 Inni Tuesday $6,517 $123,988

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 27.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 $48,464,322 $169,700,110
2002 Sweet Home Alabama $35,648,740 $127,214,072
2014 The Equalizer $34,137,828 $101,530,738
2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 $34,017,930 $119,793,567
2008 Eagle Eye $29,150,721 $101,440,743
2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs $25,038,803 $124,870,275
1998 Rush Hour $21,202,929 $141,186,864
2003 The Rundown $18,533,765 $47,641,743
2015 The Intern $17,728,313 $75,764,672
2014 The Maze Runner $17,437,020 $102,427,862

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2019: Untitled Warner Brothers Event Film #2, Everest

Born and Died

Died on this day in history: John Guillermin (2015, at the age of 89)

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

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