List of 2000 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 2000.

# Date Film Gross[1] Notes
1 January 9, 2000 Stuart Little $11,214,503
2 January 16, 2000 Next Friday $14,465,156
3 January 23, 2000 Next Friday $8,009,943
4 January 30, 2000 Eye of the Beholder $5,959,447
5 February 6, 2000 Scream 3 $34,713,342 Scream 3 broke The Empire Strikes Back (Special Edition)'s record ($22.0 mil) for the highest weekend debut in February and Scream 2's record ($32.9 million) for highest weekend debut for a slasher film.
6 February 13, 2000 Scream 3 $16,318,053
7 February 20, 2000 The Whole Nine Yards $13,731,070
8 February 27, 2000 The Whole Nine Yards $9,563,311
9 March 5, 2000 The Whole Nine Yards $7,174,183
10 March 12, 2000 Mission to Mars $22,855,247
11 March 19, 2000 Erin Brockovich $28,138,465
12 March 26, 2000 Erin Brockovich $18,545,755
13 April 2, 2000 Erin Brockovich $13,798,460
14 April 9, 2000 Rules of Engagement $15,011,181
15 April 16, 2000 Rules of Engagement $10,933,627
16 April 23, 2000 U-571 $19,553,310
17 April 30, 2000 U-571 $12,203,655
18 May 7, 2000 Gladiator $34,819,017
19 May 14, 2000 Gladiator $24,645,129
20 May 21, 2000 Dinosaur $38,854,851
21 May 28, 2000 Mission: Impossible II $57,845,297 Mission: Impossible II had the highest weekend debut of 2000.
22 June 4, 2000 Mission: Impossible II $27,016,029
23 June 11, 2000 Gone in 60 Seconds $25,336,048
24 June 18, 2000 Shaft $21,714,757
25 June 25, 2000 Me, Myself & Irene $24,209,385
26 July 2, 2000 The Perfect Storm $41,325,042
27 July 9, 2000 Scary Movie $42,346,669 Scary Movie broke Air Force One's record ($37.1 mil) for the highest weekend debut for an R-rated film & Runaway Bride's record ($35.0 million) for highest weekend debut for a film featuring a female protagonist.
28 July 16, 2000 X-Men $54,471,475 X-Men broke Men in Black's record ($51.1 mil) for the highest weekend debut in July and Batman Forever's record ($52.7 million) for highest weekend debut for a Superhero film.
29 July 23, 2000 What Lies Beneath $29,702,959
30 July 30, 2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps $42,518,830
31 August 6, 2000 Hollow Man $26,414,386
32 August 13, 2000 Hollow Man $13,048,132
33 August 20, 2000 The Cell $17,515,050
34 August 27, 2000 Bring It On $17,362,105
35 September 3, 2000 Bring It On $11,447,495
36 September 10, 2000 The Watcher $9,062,295
37 September 17, 2000 The Watcher $5,805,680
38 September 24, 2000 Urban Legends: Final Cut $8,505,513
39 October 1, 2000 Remember the Titans $20,905,831
40 October 8, 2000 Meet the Parents $28,623,300 Meet the Parents broke Antz's record ($17.2 mil) for the highest weekend debut in October.
41 October 15, 2000 Meet the Parents $21,168,385
42 October 22, 2000 Meet the Parents $16,015,185
43 October 29, 2000 Meet the Parents $15,048,475
44 November 5, 2000 Charlie's Angels $40,128,550
45 November 12, 2000 Charlie's Angels $24,606,860
46 November 19, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $55,082,330
47 November 26, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $52,118,445 How the Grinch Stole Christmas broke Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace's record ($51.4 mil) for the highest second weekend gross.
48 December 3, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $27,096,630
49 December 10, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $18,646,520
50 December 17, 2000 What Women Want $33,614,543 What Women Want broke Scream 2's record ($32.9 mil) for the highest weekend debut in December.
51 December 24, 2000 Cast Away $28,883,406
52 December 31, 2000 Cast Away $30,977,869

Highest-grossing films[edit]

Highest-grossing films of 2000[2]
Rank Title Studio Actors Director(s) Domestic gross
1. How the Grinch Stole Christmas Universal/Imagine Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin, Molly Shannon and Clint Howard Ron Howard $260,044,825
2. Cast Away 20th Century Fox Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt and Nick Searcy Robert Zemeckis $233,632,142
3. Mission: Impossible II Paramount Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Ving Rhames and Richard Roxburgh John Woo $215,409,889
4. Gladiator DreamWorks/Universal Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, Ralf Möller and Richard Harris Ridley Scott $187,705,427
5. What Women Want Paramount Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Alan Alda, Lauren Holly, Ashley Johnson and Bette Midler Nancy Meyers $182,811,707
6. The Perfect Storm Warner Bros. George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, John C. Reilly, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, William Fichtner, Bob Gunton and Karen Allen Wolfgang Petersen $182,618,434
7. Meet the Parents Universal/DreamWorks Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner and Owen Wilson Jay Roach $166,244,045
8. X-Men 20th Century Fox/Marvel Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Bruce Davison, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Ray Park and Anna Paquin Bryan Singer $157,299,717
9. Scary Movie Dimension Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Jon Abrahams Keenen Ivory Wayans $157,019,771
10. What Lies Beneath DreamWorks/20th Century Fox/ImageMovers Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Diana Scarwid, Amber Valletta, Miranda Otto, James Remar, Katharine Towne and Wendy Crewson Robert Zemeckis $155,464,351

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