List of 2002 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 2002.

# Date Film Gross[1] Notes
1 January 6, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $23,006,447
2 January 13, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $16,201,260
3 January 20, 2002 Black Hawk Down $28,611,736 Black Hawk Down broke Save the Last Dance's record ($23.4 mil) for the highest Martin Luther King weekend debut.
4 January 27, 2002 Black Hawk Down $17,012,268
5 February 3, 2002 Black Hawk Down $11,112,555
6 February 10, 2002 Collateral Damage $15,058,432
7 February 17, 2002 John Q $20,275,194 John Q. broke The Wedding Singer's record ($18.9 mil) for the highest President's Day weekend debut.
8 February 24, 2002 Queen of the Damned $14,757,535
9 March 3, 2002 We Were Soldiers $20,212,543
10 March 10, 2002 The Time Machine $22,610,437
11 March 17, 2002 Ice Age $46,312,454 Ice Age broke Liar Liar's record ($31.4 mil) for the highest weekend debut in March.
12 March 24, 2002 Blade II $32,528,016
13 March 31, 2002 Panic Room $30,056,751
14 April 7, 2002 Panic Room $18,244,157
15 April 14, 2002 Changing Lanes $17,128,062
16 April 21, 2002 The Scorpion King $36,075,875 The Scorpion King broke The Matrix's record ($27.8 mil) for the highest weekend debut in April.
17 April 28, 2002 The Scorpion King $18,038,270
18 May 4, 2002 Spider-Man $114,844,116 Spider-Man broke Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone's record ($90.3 mil) for the highest weekend debut of all-time, and The Lost World: Jurassic Park's record ($72.1 mil) for the highest weekend debut in May and X-Men's record ($54.4 million) for highest weekend debut for a Superhero film. Spider-Man was the first film ever to gross more than $100 million in 3 days, and had the highest weekend debut of 2002.
19 May 12, 2002 Spider-Man $71,417,527 Spider-Man broke Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone's record ($57.5 mil) for the highest second weekend gross.
20 May 19, 2002 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones $80,027,814 Spider-Man broke Titanic's record ($33.3 mil) for the highest third weekend gross.
21 May 26, 2002 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones $47,880,532
22 June 2, 2002 The Sum of All Fears $31,178,526
23 June 9, 2002 The Sum of All Fears $19,230,111
24 June 16, 2002 Scooby-Doo $54,155,312
25 June 23, 2002 Minority Report $35,677,125
26 June 30, 2002 Mr. Deeds $37,162,787
27 July 7, 2002 Men in Black II $52,148,751 Men in Black II broke Men in Black's record ($51.1 mil) for the highest Fourth of July weekend debut.
28 July 14, 2002 Men in Black II $24,410,311
29 July 21, 2002 Road to Perdition $15,412,515 Road to Perdition reached #1 in its second weekend of release. Initial estimates had Stuart Little 2 ahead of Road to Perdition.
30 July 28, 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember $73,071,188 Austin Powers in Goldmember broke Planet of the Apes's record ($68.5 mil) for the highest weekend debut in July.
31 August 4, 2002 Signs $60,117,080
32 August 11, 2002 xXx $44,506,103
33 August 18, 2002 xXx $22,111,421
34 August 25, 2002 Signs $14,285,028 Signs reclaimed #1 in its fourth weekend of release.
35 September 1, 2002 Signs $13,441,194
36 September 8, 2002 Swimfan $11,326,601
37 September 15, 2002 Barbershop $20,627,433
38 September 22, 2002 Barbershop $12,817,223
39 September 29, 2002 Sweet Home Alabama $35,648,740 Sweet Home Alabama broke Rush Hour's record ($33.0 mil) for the highest weekend debut in September.
40 October 6, 2002 Red Dragon $36,540,945 Red Dragon broke Meet the Parents's record ($28.6 mil) for the highest weekend debut in October and for any fall release.
41 October 13, 2002 Red Dragon $17,655,750
42 October 20, 2002 The Ring $15,015,393
43 October 27, 2002 Jackass: The Movie $22,763,437
44 November 3, 2002 The Santa Clause 2 $29,008,696
45 November 10, 2002 8 Mile $51,240,555
46 November 17, 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $88,357,488
47 November 24, 2002 Die Another Day $47,072,040
48 December 1, 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $32,117,496 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets reclaimed #1 in its third weekend on Thanksgiving Holiday.
49 December 8, 2002 Die Another Day $12,843,007 Die Another Day reclaimed #1 in its third weekend of release.
50 December 15, 2002 Maid in Manhattan $18,711,407
51 December 22, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $62,007,528 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers broke The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring's record ($47.2 mil) for the highest weekend debut in December.
52 December 29, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $48,875,549

Highest-grossing films (domestic)[edit]

Highest-grossing films of 2002[2]
Rank Title Studio Actors Director(s) Domestic Gross
1. Spider-Man Columbia/Marvel Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Cliff Robertson and Rosemary Harris Sam Raimi $403,706,375
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers New Line Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Brad Dourif, Karl Urban, Sean Bean and Andy Serkis Peter Jackson $339,789,881
3. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones 20th Century Fox/Lucasfilm Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker and Frank Oz George Lucas $302,191,252
4. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner Bros. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson Chris Columbus $261,988,482
5. My Big Fat Greek Wedding IFC Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan and Michael Constantine Joel Zwick $241,438,208
6. Signs Touchstone/Blinding Edge Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin and Abigail Breslin M. Night Shyamalan $227,966,634
7. Austin Powers in Goldmember New Line Mike Myers, Beyoncé Knowles, Michael Caine, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Seth Green and Verne Troyer Jay Roach $213,307,889
8. Men in Black II Columbia Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville, Rosario Dawson, Tony Shalhoub and Rip Torn Barry Sonnenfeld $190,418,803
9. Ice Age 20th Century Fox/Blue Sky voices of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo and Denis Leary Chris Wedge $176,387,405
10. Chicago Miramax Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, Christine Baranski and Taye Diggs Rob Marshall $170,687,518

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