Domestic Box Office For Holiday Season 2004

Holiday Season 2004 runs Nov 5-Jan 6, 2005

RankRelease Distributor GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease Date
1The IncrediblesWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $252,680,8383,933$256,887,647Nov 5
2Meet the FockersUniversal Pictures $175,799,7103,554$279,261,160Dec 22
3The Polar ExpressWarner Bros. $156,588,1293,650$162,775,358Nov 10
4National TreasureWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $156,270,8783,243$168,521,875Nov 19
5Ocean's TwelveWarner Bros. $110,001,5893,290$125,544,280Dec 10
6Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate EventsParamount Pictures $98,130,1133,623$118,634,549Dec 17
7The SpongeBob SquarePants MovieParamount Pictures $82,268,2223,307$85,417,988Nov 19
8Christmas with the KranksRevolution Studios $73,400,6883,416$73,780,539Nov 24
9RayUniversal Pictures $45,772,1102,474$75,331,600Oct 29
10Bridget Jones: The Edge of ReasonUniversal Pictures $39,945,9302,473$40,226,215Nov 12
11Fat AlbertTwentieth Century Fox $35,273,9962,744$48,109,482Dec 25
12The GrudgeSony Pictures Releasing $34,169,0343,348$110,359,362Oct 22
13AlexanderWarner Bros. $34,029,2452,445$34,297,191Nov 24
14SpanglishSony Pictures Releasing $33,256,9562,587$42,726,869Dec 17
15SawLionsgate $30,883,8032,467$55,185,045Oct 29
16CloserSony Pictures Releasing $28,588,2291,098$33,987,757Dec 3
17SidewaysFox Searchlight Pictures $22,346,1911,786$71,500,193Oct 22
18The Phantom of the OperaWarner Bros. $18,128,4961,515$51,268,815Dec 22
19Flight of the PhoenixTwentieth Century Fox $17,772,9982,604$20,997,558Dec 17
20The Life Aquatic with Steve ZissouWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $16,704,4991,105$23,194,351Dec 10
21AlfieParamount Pictures $13,390,8512,215$13,399,812Nov 5
22Shark TaleDreamWorks Distribution $11,385,8234,070$160,861,908Oct 1
23Blade: TrinityNew Line Cinema $9,945,6192,912$48,079,939Dec 8
24KinseyFox Searchlight Pictures $6,992,081588$10,254,979Nov 12
25Friday Night LightsUniversal Pictures $6,974,0363,004$61,255,921Oct 8
26Ladder 49Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $5,033,0723,261$74,541,707Oct 1
27Team America: World PoliceParamount Pictures $4,159,9842,620$32,786,074Oct 15
28I Heart HuckabeesFox Searchlight Pictures $3,492,132901$12,752,075Oct 1
29A Very Long EngagementWarner Independent Pictures (WIP) $3,000,481219$6,524,389Nov 26
30The AviatorMiramax $2,780,7192,530$88,876,786Dec 17
31What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?-$2,769,488146$10,942,306Feb 6
32Being JuliaSony Pictures Classics $2,686,184328$7,739,049Oct 15
33Surviving ChristmasDreamWorks Distribution $2,658,5402,755$11,663,156Oct 22
34Beyond the SeaLionsgate $2,415,556383$6,318,709Dec 17
35Napoleon DynamiteFox Searchlight Pictures $2,376,3661,027$44,522,135Jun 11
2004 Re-release
Twentieth Century Fox $2,306,7263,001$36,611,066Oct 6
37The ForgottenRevolution Studios $1,970,0643,144$67,133,509Sep 24
38Santa vs. the Snowman 3D
2004 Re-release
IMAX $1,526,29024$1,926,034Oct 22
39DarknessDimension Films $1,383,0181,718$21,479,864Dec 25
40Space Station 3DIMAX $1,234,32364$93,379,882Apr 19
41Million Dollar BabyWarner Bros. $1,187,2862,375$100,492,203Dec 15
42Finding NeverlandMiramax $1,110,0481,411$45,691,722Nov 12
43SwadesUTV Motion Pictures $1,102,23274$1,223,240Dec 17
44The Bourne SupremacyUniversal Pictures $1,045,1413,304$176,241,941Jul 23
45Without a PaddleParamount Pictures $980,9742,756$58,169,327Aug 20
46Bugs!SK Films $937,81333$19,062,359Mar 12
47After the SunsetNew Line Cinema $919,5512,819$28,331,233Nov 12
48The MachinistParamount Classics $848,82472$1,068,146Oct 22
49Spider-Man 2Sony Pictures Releasing $813,0914,166$373,585,825Jun 30
50The Princess Diaries 2: Royal EngagementWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $792,4213,490$95,170,481Aug 11
51Fade to BlackParamount Classics $728,802170$728,802Nov 5
52Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood OrchidScreen Gems $712,5302,905$32,238,923Aug 27
53Garden StateFox Searchlight Pictures $680,382813$26,774,462Jul 28
54Haunted Castle-$516,85010$13,644,921Feb 23
55Hotel RwandaUnited Artists $502,493824$23,530,892Dec 22
56Sky Captain and the World of TomorrowParamount Pictures $470,8923,170$37,762,677Sep 17
57The Work and the GloryExcel Entertainment $448,326112$3,347,647Nov 24
58Thérèse: The Story of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux-$410,05565$2,625,946Oct 1
59NASCAR: The IMAX ExperienceWarner Bros. $394,47373$21,583,831Mar 12
60The Chorus
Quebec Release
Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm $392,30034$2,087,128Oct 1
61I, RobotTwentieth Century Fox $360,8703,494$144,763,065Jul 16
62Vera DrakeFine Line Features $335,83197$3,775,283Oct 8
63Callas ForeverRegent Releasing $335,35316$445,284Nov 5
64Shrek 2DreamWorks Distribution $324,4814,223$441,181,022May 19
65Enduring LoveParamount Classics $297,81456$356,950Oct 29
66In Good CompanyUniversal Pictures $294,5651,963$45,806,659Dec 29
67I Am DavidLionsgate $288,552226$288,552Dec 3
68T-Rex: Back to the CretaceousIMAX $269,79138$53,354,743Oct 23
69Adrenaline Rush: The Science of RiskGiant Screen Films $267,18817$10,994,028Oct 18
70CollateralDreamWorks Distribution $265,5083,205$100,962,117Aug 6
71Raise Your VoiceNew Line Cinema $263,2372,521$10,411,980Oct 8
72Shall We DanceMiramax $236,7342,542$57,890,460Oct 15
73Stage BeautyLionsgate $227,43978$782,383Oct 8
74TarnationWellspring Media $222,58022$589,727Oct 6
75Mr 3000Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $222,4352,736$21,811,187Sep 17
76The WoodsmanNewmarket Films $197,62384$197,623Dec 24
77Woman Thou Art LoosedMagnolia Pictures $182,716521$6,879,730Oct 1
78Pulse: A Stomp OdysseyGiant Screen Films $178,89616$10,062,514Oct 11
79Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanWarner Bros. $173,8823,855$249,541,069Jun 4
80The NotebookNew Line Cinema $144,4512,323$81,001,787Jun 25
81The VillageWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $133,6843,733$114,197,520Jul 30
82BirthNew Line Cinema $132,335550$5,095,038Oct 29
83Lightning in a BottleSony Pictures Classics $121,63921$201,711Oct 22
84First DaughterTwentieth Century Fox $121,3442,280$9,038,447Sep 24
85The Merchant of VeniceSony Pictures Classics $119,770107$3,765,585Dec 29
86Paper ClipsSlowhand Cinema Releasing $119,53543$265,015Nov 24
87RosenstrasseIDP Distribution $118,35324$734,519Jul 30
88Saints and SoldiersExcel Entertainment $113,89037$1,165,065Aug 6
89The Manchurian CandidateParamount Pictures $113,6322,867$65,955,630Jul 30
90HeroMiramax $113,1182,175$53,710,019Aug 27
91GalapagosIMAX $107,41514$18,629,106Oct 29
92De-LovelyUnited Artists $105,754410$13,456,633Jul 2
93Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence-$102,55255$1,043,896Sep 17
94ZelarySony Pictures Classics $99,28821$330,033Sep 17
95Les aimantsAlliance Atlantis Vivafilm $95,98422$1,150,414Oct 1
96Aitraaz-$91,99824$91,998Nov 12
97Alien vs. PredatorTwentieth Century Fox $88,8363,401$80,265,199Aug 13
98P.S.Newmarket Films $87,48517$180,503Oct 15
99In the Realms of the UnrealWellspring Media $87,13513$417,120Dec 22
100Alien Adventure-$82,41010$8,959,784Aug 20
101Ghosts of the AbyssWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $80,17997$17,040,871Apr 11
102The CookoutLionsgate $78,4401,303$11,814,019Sep 3
103The Assassination of Richard NixonTHINKFilm $75,11459$708,776Dec 29
104The Young Black StallionWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $74,11451$6,751,389Dec 25
105UndertowUnited Artists $73,75330$143,597Oct 22
106Notre musiqueWellspring Media $73,0148$139,228Nov 24
107Red LightsWellspring Media $72,32229$673,828Aug 20
108Bear CubTLA Releasing $69,4484$96,685Nov 5
109Seducing Doctor Lewis
2004 Re-release
Wellspring Media $68,24515$488,562Jun 16
110Remember Me, My LoveIDP Distribution $67,7357$227,986Sep 3
111Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of WarIDP Distribution $66,98534$1,111,061Sep 3
112Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving TrainFirst Run $61,6114$122,011Jun 18
113Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light KidsTHINKFilm $59,230127$3,515,061Dec 8
114Postmen in the MountainsShadow Distribution $57,6187$203,975Dec 25
115A Love Song for Bobby LongLionsgate $54,74324$164,308Dec 29
116MoolaadéNew Yorker Films $50,1094$213,296Oct 15
117Maria Full of GraceFine Line Features $43,193127$6,529,624Jul 16
118Bright LeavesFirst Run $42,2244$77,635Aug 25
119Bad EducationSony Pictures Classics $42,038106$5,211,842Nov 19
120Head in the CloudsSony Pictures Classics $39,11247$398,278Sep 17
121Bonjour Monsieur ShlomiStrand Releasing $37,2606$92,725Jul 2
122A Tale of Two SistersTartan $36,9489$72,541Dec 3
123Vanity FairFocus Features $35,6281,054$16,136,476Sep 1
124A Day Without a MexicanTelevisa Cine $32,610107$4,179,890May 14
125Exorcist: The BeginningWarner Bros. $26,8792,813$41,821,986Aug 20
126Sex Is Comedy
2004 Re-release
IFC Films $26,6754$38,100Oct 20
127Riding GiantsSony Pictures Classics $24,91164$2,276,368Jul 9
128Cowboys and AngelsTLA Releasing $24,6155$33,941Sep 17
129WMD: Weapons of Mass DeceptionCinema Libre Studio $22,5414$21,842Dec 3
130PaparazziTwentieth Century Fox $21,9262,153$15,714,234Sep 3
131EasyMagic Lamp $21,5896$21,589Nov 26
132Ae Fond KissCastle Hill Productions $21,3262$23,338Nov 26
133Around the BendWarner Independent Pictures (WIP) $19,36351$193,637Oct 8
134Voices of IraqMagnolia Pictures $19,33112$57,999Oct 29
135FabledIndican Pictures $18,2243$27,305Dec 10
136Purple ButterflyPalm Pictures $17,7901$17,790Nov 26
137You I Love-$16,9344$51,171Nov 19
138Intimate StrangersParamount Classics $16,37594$2,110,589Jul 30
139StrayedWellspring Media $14,47229$480,809May 14
140The Corporation
2004 Re-release
Zeitgeist Films $14,41428$1,879,983Jun 4
141Brother to BrotherWolfe Releasing $13,9473$78,295Nov 5
142Dig!Palm Pictures $13,53810$127,067Oct 1
143Warriors of Heaven and EarthSony Pictures Classics $12,9329$82,936Sep 3
144Bright Young ThingsTHINKFilm $11,96392$933,637Aug 20
145IntoxicatingRogue Arts $11,5603$11,560Nov 5
146The Inheritance
2003 Re-release
The Cinema Guild $11,0802$67,258Jul 9
147Ju-on: The GrudgeVitagraph Films $10,92811$325,680Jul 23
148Mean CreekParamount Classics $10,83949$603,951Aug 20
149Almost Peaceful
2004 Re-release
Empire Pictures Inc. $10,7903$104,416Aug 20
150A Talking PictureKino International $10,7742$18,944Dec 10
151Vodka LemonNew Yorker Films $10,6703$59,131Oct 8
152Encounter in the Third Dimension-$10,60016$7,195,792Feb 26
153Benji: Off the Leash!-$10,567877$3,817,362Aug 20
154Malevolence-$10,56010$99,899Sep 10
155The Deserted StationFirst Run $10,1501$15,696Jul 2
156ProteusStrand Releasing $9,8253$62,031Jul 30
157Baptists at Our Barbecue-$9,74313$150,551Oct 8
158The Final CutLionsgate $9,613117$551,281Oct 15
159The Twilight Samurai
2004 Re-release
Empire Pictures Inc. $9,05216$559,765Apr 23
160Festival ExpressTHINKFilm $8,84043$1,174,079Jul 23
161GodzillaRialto Pictures $8,6656$409,077May 7
162ReconstructionPalm Pictures $8,2499$73,516Sep 10
163Touch of PinkSony Pictures Classics $7,97221$564,535Jul 16
164Short Cut to Nirvana: Kumbh Mela-$7,9153$381,129Oct 22
165Independent Lens: ImeldaUnico Entertainment $7,8216$200,097Jun 9
166After MidnightAvatar Films $7,6343$48,749Dec 3
167She Hate MeSony Pictures Classics $7,11428$366,037Jul 28
168Hair ShowInnovation Film Group (IFG) $6,61738$305,281Oct 15
169Master of the GameSundance Film Series $6,5546$6,554Nov 12
170Two Men Went to WarIndican Pictures $6,2664$149,104Mar 26
171The Last ShotWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $5,73240$464,275Sep 24
172Incident at Loch NessAbramorama $5,4712$34,574Sep 17
173Sky Blue-$5,4445$74,663Dec 31
174Goodbye, Dragon InnWellspring Media $5,2373$34,470Sep 17
175Bright FuturePalm Pictures $5,1661$5,166Nov 12
176The Life: What's Your Pleasure?Screen Media Films $5,1301$5,130Dec 17
177Before SunsetWarner Independent Pictures (WIP) $5,080204$5,820,649Jul 2
178Imaginary HeroesSony Pictures Classics $4,69624$8,500Dec 17
179Open My HeartStrand Releasing $4,3811$4,381Dec 17
180Guiana 1838RBC Radio $4,37916$220,131Sep 24
181Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a SorcererIndican Pictures $4,3652$106,056Mar 5
182The Seagull's LaughterThe Cinema Guild $4,0883$71,813Feb 13
183DollsPalm Pictures $4,0671$4,067Dec 10
184BandidoInnovation Film Group (IFG) $4,06412$4,064Dec 10
185I'll Sleep When I'm DeadParamount Classics $3,92819$360,759Jun 16
186China: The Panda AdventureIMAX $3,89521$3,918,213Jun 9
187The Green ButchersNewmarket Films $3,7832$3,783Dec 10
188Still, the Children Are HereIcarus Films $3,6851$3,685Nov 5
189A Dirty ShameFine Line Features $3,341133$1,339,668Sep 17
190Anatomy of HellTartan $3,0433$34,156Sep 24
191Conspiracy of Silence-$2,5981$2,598Dec 3
192The Tracker
2004 Re-release
ArtMattan Productions $2,5692$52,806Jan 16
193The MotherSony Pictures Classics $2,10344$1,063,163May 28
194A Silent LoveAtopia $2,0903$12,415Oct 29
195In the Face of Evil: Reagan's War in Word and Deed-$2,01215$110,577Oct 1
196L.A. TwisterIndican Pictures $1,9824$54,000Aug 13
197It's All About LoveStrand Releasing $1,8932$6,140Oct 29
198ShwaasKathi Arts $1,4161$1,416Dec 10
199Zhou Yu de huo che
2004 Re-release
Sony Pictures Classics $1,38512$142,562Jul 16
200Freeze FrameFirst Look International $1,1001$1,100Dec 10
201Producing AdultsWolfe Releasing $9351$935Dec 22
202Apollo 13
The IMAX Experience
IMAX $88219$1,760,432Sep 20
2004 Re-release
Northern Arts Entertainment $8502$23,039Sep 24
204Jesus, You KnowLeisure Time Features $6041$604Dec 3
205Love Me If You DareParamount Classics $37556$553,504May 21
206Fish Without a Bicycle-$2711$26,799Oct 22
207Tattoo BarArtMattan Productions $791$2,964Jul 5
208Days of Being WildKino International $04$145,654Nov 19
209Little Lili
2004 Re-release
First Run $01$32,256Nov 12