List of 2005 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 2005.

# Date Film Gross[1] Notes
1 January 9, 2005 Meet the Fockers $28,498,160
2 January 16, 2005 Coach Carter $24,182,961
3 January 23, 2005 Are We There Yet? $18,575,214
4 January 30, 2005 Hide and Seek $21,959,233
5 February 6, 2005 Boogeyman $19,026,655 Boogeyman broke You Got Served's record ($16.1 million) for the highest Super Bowl weekend debut.
6 February 13, 2005 Hitch $43,142,214 Hitch broke 50 First Dates's record ($39.9 million) for the highest weekend debut for a romantic comedy.
7 February 20, 2005 Hitch $31,355,930
8 February 27, 2005 Diary of a Mad Black Woman $21,905,089
9 March 6, 2005 The Pacifier $30,522,694
10 March 13, 2005 Robots $36,045,301
11 March 20, 2005 The Ring Two $35,065,237
12 March 27, 2005 Guess Who $20,671,446
13 April 3, 2005 Sin City $29,102,733
14 April 10, 2005 Sahara $18,068,372
15 April 17, 2005 The Amityville Horror $23,507,007
16 April 24, 2005 The Interpreter $22,822,455
17 May 1, 2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy $21,103,203
18 May 8, 2005 Kingdom of Heaven $19,635,996
19 May 15, 2005 Monster-in-Law $23,105,133
20 May 22, 2005 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith $108,435,841 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith's $16.9 million gross from midnight showings broke The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King's record for the highest midnight opening ever. Its $50.0 million opening day gross broke Shrek 2's record ($44.8 million) for the highest single-day tally of all time. It also broke The Matrix Reloaded's record ($37.5 million) for the highest-grossing Thursday opening. It had the highest weekend debut of 2005.
21 May 29, 2005 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith $55,205,972
22 June 5, 2005 Madagascar $28,110,235 Madagascar reached #1 in its second weekend of release.
23 June 12, 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith $50,342,878
24 June 19, 2005 Batman Begins $48,745,440
25 June 26, 2005 Batman Begins $27,589,389
26 July 3, 2005 War of the Worlds $64,878,725
27 July 10, 2005 Fantastic Four $56,061,504
28 July 17, 2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $56,178,450
29 July 24, 2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $28,253,338
30 July 31, 2005 Wedding Crashers $20,023,159 Wedding Crashers reached #1 in its third weekend of release.
31 August 7, 2005 The Dukes of Hazzard $30,675,314
32 August 14, 2005 Four Brothers $21,176,925
33 August 21, 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin $21,422,815
34 August 28, 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin $16,275,895
35 September 4, 2005 Transporter 2 $16,540,720 Transporter 2 broke Jeepers Creepers 2's record ($15.3 million) for the highest Labor Day weekend debut.
36 September 11, 2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose $30,054,300
37 September 18, 2005 Just Like Heaven $16,408,718
38 September 25, 2005 Flightplan $24,629,938
39 October 2, 2005 Flightplan $14,805,739
40 October 9, 2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit $16,025,987
41 October 16, 2005 The Fog $11,752,917
42 October 23, 2005 Doom $15,488,870
43 October 30, 2005 Saw II $31,752,652
44 November 6, 2005 Chicken Little $40,049,778
45 November 13, 2005 Chicken Little $31,653,590
46 November 20, 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $102,685,961 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire broke Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone's record ($90.3 million) for the highest weekend debut in November. Walk the Line broke Ray's record ($20.039 million) for the highest weekend debut for a music biopic.
47 November 27, 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $54,727,138
48 December 4, 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $19,878,136
49 December 11, 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $65,556,312
50 December 18, 2005 King Kong $50,130,145
51 December 25, 2005 King Kong $21,259,320
52 January 1, 2006 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $25,686,555 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe reclaimed #1 in its fourth weekend of release.

Highest-grossing films (domestic)[edit]

Highest-grossing films of 2005[2]
Rank Title Studio Actors Director(s) Domestic Gross
1. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith 20th Century Fox/Lucasfilm Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz and Christopher Lee George Lucas $380,270,577
2. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Disney/Walden Media William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Ray Winstone and Dawn French Andrew Adamson $291,710,957
3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson Mike Newell $290,013,036
4. War of the Worlds Paramount/DreamWorks/Amblin Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto and Tim Robbins Steven Spielberg $234,280,354
5. King Kong Universal Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Jamie Bell, Kyle Chandler, Evan Parke, Lobo Chan and Andy Serkis Peter Jackson $218,080,025
6. Wedding Crashers New Line Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Rachel McAdams, Isla Fisher, Bradley Cooper and Jane Seymour David Dobkin $209,255,921
7. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Warner Bros./Plan B/Village Roadshow Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter, Noah Taylor, Missi Pyle, James Fox, Deep Roy and Christopher Lee Tim Burton $206,459,076
8. Batman Begins Warner Bros./Legendary Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe and Morgan Freeman Christopher Nolan $205,343,774
9. Madagascar DreamWorks voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, Tom McGrath, Chris Miller and Christopher Knights Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath $193,595,521
10. Mr. & Mrs. Smith 20th Century Fox Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Vince Vaughn, Kerry Washington and Adam Brody Doug Liman $186,336,279

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weekend Box Office Index, 2005". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved July 13, 2009. 
  2. ^ Box Office Mojo http://boxofficemojo.com/yearly/chart/?yr=2005&p=.htm |url= missing title (help). Retrieved September 8, 2009. 

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