List of 1966 box office number-one films in the United States

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This is a list of films which have placed number one at the weekend box office in the United States during 1966.

# Date Film Gross Notes
1 January 9, 1966 Agent for H.A.R.M. $1,942,676
2 January 16, 1966 Our Man Flint $1,382,674
3 January 23, 1966 The Ghost and Mr. Chicken $1,245,684
4 January 30, 1966 Doctor Zhivago $2,000,000 Doctor Zhivago reclaimed #1 in its sixth weekend of release.
5 February 6, 1966 The Rare Breed $2,358,583
6 February 13, 1966 Doctor Zhivago $2,184,583 Doctor Zhivago reclaimed #1 in its eighth weekend of release.
7 February 20, 1966 The Silencers $2,748,784
8 February 27, 1966 Harper $2,573,743
9 March 6, 1966 The Group $2,448,373
10 March 13, 1966 Johnny Reno $2,321,648
11 March 20, 1966 Doctor Zhivago $2,158,964 Doctor Zhivago reclaimed #1 in its thirteenth weekend of release.
12 March 27, 1966 Doctor Zhivago $1,583,568
13 April 3, 1966 Frankie and Johnny $2,953,844
14 April 10, 1966 The Singing Nun $1,753,832
15 April 17, 1966 Doctor Zhivago $1,000,000 Doctor Zhivago reclaimed #1 in its fifteenth weekend of release.
16 April 24, 1966 Doctor Zhivago $964,868
17 May 1, 1966 Doctor Zhivago $875,777
18 May 8, 1966 Doctor Zhivago $566,778
19 May 15, 1966 Doctor Zhivago $444,267
20 May 22, 1966 Doctor Zhivago $322,684
21 May 29, 1966 The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming $3,833,568 The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming had the highest weekend debut of 1966.
22 June 5, 1966 The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming $3,147,375
23 June 12, 1966 Paradise, Hawaiian Style $3,543,684
24 June 19, 1966 The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming $2,938,635 The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming reclaimed #1 in its fourth weekend of release.
25 June 26, 1966 Around the World Under the Sea $2,674,684
26 July 3, 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? $2,595,954 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? reached #1 in its second weekend of release.
27 July 10, 1966 Three on a Couch $2,645,785
28 July 17, 1966 Torn Curtain $2,463,894
29 July 24, 1966 Batman $2,358,385
30 July 31, 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? $2,245,873 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? reclaimed #1 in its sixth weekend of release.
31 August 7, 1966 The Man Called Flintstone $2,764,684
32 August 14, 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? $2,435,867 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? reclaimed #1 in its eighth weekend of release.
33 August 21, 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? $2,247,573
34 August 28, 1966 Fantastic Voyage $2,347,355
35 September 4, 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? $1,900,563 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? reclaimed #1 in its eleventh weekend of release.
36 September 11, 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? $1,567,443
37 September 18, 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? $1,273,664
38 September 25, 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? $1,000,436
39 October 2, 1966 The Bible: In the Beginning $3,832,583
40 October 9, 1966 The Bible: In the Beginning $2,903,694
41 October 16, 1966 Hawaii $2,986,467
42 October 23, 1966 Spinout $2,674,485
43 October 30, 1966 Way...Way Out $2,738,644
44 November 6, 1966 The Professionals $3,632,583
45 November 13, 1966 Madame X $2,947,354
46 November 20, 1966 Penelope $2,524,684 Penelope reached #1 in its second weekend of release.
47 November 27, 1966 The Bible: In the Beginning $2,364,543 The Bible: In the Beginning reclaimed #1 in its eighth weekend of release.
48 December 4, 1966 The Bible: In the Beginning $1,583,683
49 December 11, 1966 The Bible: In the Beginning $1,247,543
50 December 18, 1966 A Man for All Seasons $3,573,684
51 December 25, 1966 Murderers' Row $3,583,583
52 January 1, 1967 The Sand Pebbles $3,283,573 The Sand Pebbles reached #1 in its second weekend of release.

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