List of 2004 box office number-one films in Australia

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This is a list of films which placed number-one at the box office in Australia during 2004. Amounts are in Australian dollars. Also included are the positions at the box office other films opened at. Quite a number of these are films from the previous year due to normal Australian film distribution delays.

# Week ending Film Box office Openings
1 7 January 2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2) $10,942,608 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (#2), Welcome to the Jungle (#4), Cold Mountain (#5)
2 14 January 2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (3) $5,621,451 Something's Gotta Give (#2), Cheaper by the Dozen (#4), Honey (#6)
3 21 January 2004 The Last Samurai $4,693,791 Veronica Guerin (#14), Step into Liquid (#20)
4 28 January 2004 Along Came Polly $3,710,712 Underworld (#3), Torque (#7), 21 Grams (#11), In America (#19)
5 4 February 2004 Along Came Polly (2) $1,930,706 Out of Time (#6)
6 11 February 2004 Big Fish $1,620,457 Jeepers Creepers 2 (#6), Timeline (#7)
7 18 February 2004 Stuck on You $2,003,532 Under the Tuscan Sun (#2), Open Range (#13), House of Sand and Fog (#16)
8 25 February 2004 Mona Lisa Smile $2,768,522 The Passion of the Christ preview (#7), One Perfect Day (#8), Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (#11)
9 3 March 2004 The Passion of the Christ $4,187,162 Once Upon a Time in Mexico (#2)
10 10 March 2004 The Passion of the Christ (2) $2,909,223 The Missing (#2), The Fighting Temptations (#9), The Human Stain (#16)
11 17 March 2004 The Passion of the Christ (3) $1,777,244 The Butterfly Effect (#2), Girl with a Pearl Earring (#7), House of 1000 Corpses (#10), The Big Bounce (#13), Plots with a View (#15), Thirteen (#19)
12 24 March 2004 The Butterfly Effect $1,240,542 Paycheck (#3), Hidalgo (#4), Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (#6)
13 31 March 2004 50 First Dates $3,836,663 The Haunted Mansion (#2), Monster (#4), Billabong Odyssey (#17), Capturing the Friedmans (#20)
14 7 April 2004 50 First Dates (2) $3,586,111 The Cat in the Hat (#2), Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (#3), Love's Brother (#10)
15 14 April 2004 Starsky & Hutch $5,501,958 Secret Window (#5), Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (#8), Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (#9), The Barbarian Invasions (#13), Tais-toi! (#16), Nathalie... (#20)
16 21 April 2004 Starsky & Hutch (2) $3,359,520 Taking Lives (#5), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (#8)
17 28 April 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 $4,184,557 Strange Bedfellows (#3)
18 5 May 2004 Gothika $2,127,588 The Dreamers (#19), To Be and to Have (#20)
19 12 May 2004 Van Helsing $5,804,416 Evelyn (#9)
20 19 May 2004 Troy $8,652,345 The Triplets of Belleville (#12), The Company (#16), Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (#19)
21 26 May 2004 Troy (2) $5,469,578 Twisted (#3), Thunderstruck (#4), The Cooler (#10), Wondrous Oblivion (#11)
22 2 June 2004 The Day After Tomorrow $8,481,515 Warren Miller's Journey (#14)
23 9 June 2004 The Day After Tomorrow (2) $4,653,338 Raising Helen (#3), The Punisher (#4), Super Size Me (#6), Intermission (#9), Twin Sisters (#18), Bon Voyage (#19)
24 16 June 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $16,108,989 Dawn of the Dead (#5), Dirty Pretty Things (#9)
25 23 June 2004 Shrek 2 $16,343,420
26 30 June 2004 Shrek 2 (2) $12,437,255 Mean Girls (#3), Spider-Man 2 (#4), The Prince and Me (#6), Touching the Void (#9), Club Dread (#18)
27 7 July 2004 Spider-Man 2 $10,508,747 New York Minute (#5), The Mother (#14), The Return (#15), Owning Mahowny (#18), Anatomy of Hell (#19)
28 14 July 2004 Spider-Man 2 (2) $6,385,396 Godsend (#6), The Whole Ten Yards (#7), The Singing Detective (#19)
29 21 July 2004 King Arthur $4,371,383 The Stepford Wives (#3), Spartan (#13), My Life Without Me (#19)
30 28 July 2004 I, Robot $5,848,531 Laws of Attraction (#9)
31 4 August 2004 I, Robot (2) $3,220,723 Fahrenheit 9/11 (#2), The Chronicles of Riddick (#3), Under the Radar (#12)
32 11 August 2004 Man on Fire $2,436,432 White Chicks (#2), Connie & Carla (#5), Against the Ropes (#15)
33 18 August 2004 Man on Fire (2) $1,483,836 Walking Tall (#2), Jersey Girl (#6), EuroTrip (#11), Donnie Darko: Director's Cut (#15), I'm Not Scared (#18)
34 25 August 2004 Hellboy $1,877,297 The Ladykillers (#4), Before Sunset (#11), The Crop (#13), Coffee and Cigarettes (#13), Tom White (#20)
35 1 September 2004 The Bourne Supremacy $6,330,279 Around the World in 80 Days (#3), The Girl Next Door (#4), The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (#8)
36 8 September 2004 The Village $3,877,730 Suddenly 30 (#3), The Corporation (#15), Zatoichi (#17)
37 15 September 2004 DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story $3,011,903 The Terminal (#3)
38 22 September 2004 Garfield: The Movie $3,189,662 Catwoman (#3), The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (#6), Thunderbirds (#9), Home on the Range (#10), Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie (#11), Somersault (#12), Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (#14)
39 29 September 2004 Shark Tale $5,083,548 A Cinderella Story (#5), Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (#9), Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (#20)
40 6 October 2004 Shark Tale (2) $4,336,535 Alien vs. Predator (#2), Wimbledon (#3), You Got Served (#8), Vanity Fair (#14), The Weeping Camel (#20)
41 13 October 2004 Shark Tale (3) $2,179,930 Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (#3), Shaun of the Dead (#7)
42 20 October 2004 Collateral $3,300,341 The Notebook (#2), Open Water (#3)
43 27 October 2004 Shall We Dance? $2,977,095 Resident Evil: Apocalypse (#3), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (#5)
44 3 November 2004 Shall We Dance? (2) $2,398,622 The Manchurian Candidate (#2), Exorcist: The Beginning (#7), Saved! (#10), In My Father's Den (#14)
45 10 November 2004 Hero $2,782,903 The Forgotten (#3), De-Lovely (#10), A Man's Gotta Do (#16)
46 17 November 2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason $7,252,987 Taxi (#2), Veer-Zaara (#15), Napoleon Dynamite (#17), Paparazzi (#19), The Final Cut (#20)
47 24 November 2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2) $4,406,598 The Grudge (#2), The Polar Express (#3), Without a Paddle (#7)
48 1 December 2004 National Treasure $2,658,761 Bad Santa (#4), Garden State (#6), Two Brothers (#12), Stage Beauty (#14), The Clearing (#16)
49 8 December 2004 Team America: World Police $1,836,899 Saw (#4), Christmas with the Kranks (#5), Ella Enchanted (#9)
50 15 December 2004 Ocean's Twelve $6,404,839 Deep Blue (#12), Wicker Park (#13)
51 22 December 2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events $3,490,552 The Motorcycle Diaries (#11), I ♥ Huckabees (#13), Swades: We, the People (#16), Après vous... (#17)
52 29 December 2004 Meet the Fockers $8,764,837 The Incredibles (#2), Blade: Trinity (#3), The Phantom of the Opera (#6), A Very Long Engagement (#13)

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