List of 2020 box office number-one films in the United States

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This is a list of films which placed number one at the weekend box office for the year 2020.[1]

Number-one films[edit]

# Date Film Gross Note(s) Reference(s)
1 January 5, 2020 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker $34,524,815 [2]
2 January 12, 2020 1917 $37,000,200 1917 reached #1 after two weeks of limited release. [3]
3 January 19, 2020 Bad Boys for Life $62,504,105 Bad Boys for Life currently has the highest weekend debut of 2020. [4]
4 January 26, 2020 $34,011,714 [5]
5 February 2, 2020 $17,682,959 Bad Boys for Life became the first film in 2020 to top the box office for three consecutive weekends. [6]
6 February 9, 2020 Birds of Prey $33,010,017 [7]
7 February 16, 2020 Sonic the Hedgehog $58,018,348 Sonic the Hedgehog broke Detective Pikachu's record ($54.4 million) for the highest weekend debut for a video game adaptation. [8]
8 February 23, 2020 $26,192,294 [9]
9 March 1, 2020 The Invisible Man $28,205,665 [10]
10 March 8, 2020 Onward $39,119,861 [11]
11 March 15, 2020 $10,601,952 During the week, Sonic the Hedgehog ($145.0 million) broke Detective Pikachu's record ($144.1 million) for the highest grossing video game adaptation domestically. [12]
12 March 22, 2020^ $71,000 Box Office Mojo and The Numbers list Phoenix, Oregon as the #1 film with a gross of $3,842. [13]
13 March 29, 2020^ $52,500 Box Office Mojo and The Numbers list Strike as the #1 film with a gross of $1,934. [14]
^ Indicates weekends for which most box office reporting was suspended due to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic.[15] Grosses are primarily from drive-in theaters as reported by Deadline Hollywood.

Highest-grossing films[edit]

Calendar Gross[edit]

Highest-grossing films of 2020 by Calendar Gross[16]

Rank Title Studio(s) Actor(s) Director(s) Gross
1. Bad Boys for Life Sony Pictures Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Paola Núñez, Kate del Castillo, Nicky Jam, and Joe Pantoliano Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah $204,292,401
2. 1917 Universal Pictures George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth, and Benedict Cumberbatch Sam Mendes $156,967,916
3. Sonic the Hedgehog Paramount Pictures / Original Film / Sega James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, and Jim Carrey Jeff Fowler $145,753,912
4. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker Walt Disney Studios Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong'o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid and Billy Dee Williams J. J. Abrams $124,323,579
5. Jumanji: The Next Level Sony Pictures Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Awkwafina, Alex Wolff, Morgan Turner, Ser'Darius Blain, Madison Iseman, Danny Glover and Danny DeVito Jake Kasdan $123,777,058
6. Birds of Prey Warner Bros. Pictures Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Chris Messina, Ella Jay Basco, Ali Wong, and Ewan McGregor Cathy Yan $84,063,557
7. Dolittle Universal Pictures Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Octavia Spencer, Tom Holland, Craig Robinson, Ralph Fiennes, Selena Gomez, and Marion Cotillard Stephen Gaghan $77,037,230
8. Little Women Sony Pictures Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, James Norton, Louis Garrel and Chris Cooper Greta Gerwig $70,373,958
9. The Invisible Man Universal Pictures Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer, Michael Dorman, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen Leigh Whannell $64,310,490
10. The Call of the Wild 20th Century Studios Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, Dan Stevens, Karen Gillan, and Bradley Whitford Chris Sanders $62,092,631

In-Year Release[edit]

Highest-grossing films of 2020 by In-year release[17]
Rank Title Distributor Domestic gross
1. Bad Boys for Life Sony $204,292,401
2. Sonic the Hedgehog Paramount $145,753,912
3. Birds of Prey Warner Bros. $84,063,557
4. Dolittle Universal $77,037,230
5. The Invisible Man $64,310,490
6. The Call of the Wild 20th Century Fox $62,092,631
7. Onward Disney $60,360,639
8. The Gentlemen STX $36,289,006
9. Fantasy Island Sony $26,381,179
10. Like a Boss Paramount $22,169,514


Highest-grossing films by MPAA rating of 2020
G TBD
PG Sonic the Hedgehog
PG-13 Fantasy Island
R Bad Boys for Life
NC-17 TBD

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Domestic Box Office Weekends For 2020". Box Office Mojo.
  2. ^ "Domestic 2020 Weekend 1". Box Office Mojo.
  3. ^ "Domestic 2020 Weekend 2". Box Office Mojo.
  4. ^ "Domestic 2020 Weekend 3". Box Office Mojo.
  5. ^ "Domestic 2020 Weekend 4". Box Office Mojo.
  6. ^ "Domestic 2020 Weekend 5". Box Office Mojo.
  7. ^ "Domestic 2020 Weekend 6". Box Office Mojo.
  8. ^ "Domestic 2020 Weekend 7". Box Office Mojo.
  9. ^ "Domestic 2020 Weekend 8". Box Office Mojo.
  10. ^ "Domestic 2020 Weekend 9". Box Office Mojo.
  11. ^ "Domestic 2020 Weekend 10". Box Office Mojo.
  12. ^ "Domestic 2020 Weekend 11". Box Office Mojo.
  13. ^ "Drive-Ins Continue To Post Best Ticket Sales In Weekend Box Office Wiped Out By Theater Closures". Deadline.
  14. ^ "'Mulan' Was Set To Do Big Business This Past Weekend; Drive-Ins Slowed Down & A Look Back At 'Dumbo'". Deadline.
  15. ^ "Comscore Pauses Weekend Box Office Reporting Amid Coronavirus Crisis". Deadline.
  16. ^ "Domestic Box Office For 2020". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 16, 2020.
  17. ^ "Domestic Box Office For 2020 (In-year release)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 16, 2020.

See also[edit]

Preceded by
2019
2020 Succeeded by
2021