Japanese Box Office For 2004

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$94,966,172738$94,966,172Feb 14-
2Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$94,643,013792$121,600,000Jun 26Warner Bros.
3Howl's Moving Castle$81,210,846450$190,000,000Nov 20Toho
4Crying Out Love in the Center of the World$72,719,040271$72,719,040May 8Toho
5The Last Samurai$64,134,931538$119,268,595Dec 6-
6Spider-Man 2$59,587,229696$59,587,229Jul 10Sony Pictures Releasing
7The Day After Tomorrow$47,305,117627$47,305,117Jun 520th Century Fox International
8Finding Nemo$40,158,940660$102,441,470Dec 6-
9Troy$37,961,620569$37,961,620May 22Warner Bros.
10Pokémon the Movie: Destiny Deoxys$34,337,258317$34,337,258Jul 17Toho
11I, Robot$33,898,636592$33,898,636Sep 1820th Century Fox International
12The Haunted Mansion$29,739,049453$29,739,049Apr 24Buena Vista International
13Be with You$29,093,483255$44,567,672Oct 30Toho
14Doraemon: Nobita in the Wan-Nyan Spacetime Odyssey$26,114,674287$26,114,674Mar 6-
15Van Helsing$24,900,000511$24,900,000Sep 4GAGA
16House of Flying Daggers$24,468,283361$24,468,283Aug 28Warner Bros.
17Resident Evil: Apocalypse$23,642,659280$23,642,659Sep 11Sony Pictures Releasing
18Shrek 2$22,435,819554$22,435,819Jul 24United International Pictures (UIP)
19Detective Conan: Magician of the Silver Sky$22,410,313286$22,410,313Apr 17-
20Collateral$19,839,525391$19,839,525Oct 30United International Pictures (UIP)
21Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog$19,270,242252$19,270,242Mar 13-
22Swing Girls$18,453,875167$18,453,875Sep 11Toho
23King Arthur$16,783,990422$16,783,990Jul 24Buena Vista International
24Nin x Nin: Ninja Hattori-kun, the Movie$16,351,134251$16,351,134Aug 28Toho
25Fahrenheit 9/11$14,962,627165$14,962,627Aug 21GAGA
26The Village$14,818,563315$14,818,563Sep 11Buena Vista International
27The Incredibles$14,689,543690$49,967,205Dec 4Buena Vista International
28Half a Confession$14,638,660234$14,638,660Jan 10-
29Brother Bear$14,409,556408$14,409,556Mar 13-
30Love Actually$14,212,486237$14,224,088Feb 7-
31One Piece: The Cursed Holy Sword$13,422,333268$13,422,333Mar 6-
32Umizaru$13,361,623258$13,361,623Jun 12Warner Bros.
33One Missed Call$13,285,943260$13,285,943Jan 17-
34Casshern$12,070,880186$12,070,880Apr 24-
35The Chronicles of Riddick$11,797,032303$11,797,032Aug 7Shochiku
36Seabiscuit$11,657,756245$11,657,756Jan 24-
37Naruto the Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow$11,042,133252$11,042,133Aug 21Toho
38Kureyon Shinchan: Arashi wo yobu! Yuuhi no kasukabe bôizu$10,798,618283$10,798,618Apr 17-
39Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$9,279,812263$9,279,812Feb 28-
40Timeline$8,881,968387$8,881,968Jan 17-
41Kill Bill: Vol. 2$8,497,114319$8,497,114Apr 24-
42Gege$8,408,063190$8,408,063Jan 17-
43Steamboy$8,213,653264$8,213,653Jul 17Toho
44Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence$7,850,044281$7,850,044Mar 6-
45Something's Gotta Give$7,643,402218$7,643,402Mar 27-
46Bruce Almighty$7,482,513238$9,084,382--
47Thunderbirds$7,424,356439$7,424,356Aug 7United International Pictures (UIP)
48Mystic River$7,411,838204$7,411,838Jan 10-
49Big Fish$7,285,268240$7,285,268May 15Sony Pictures Releasing
50Once Upon a Time in Mexico$7,159,547238$7,159,547Mar 6-
51Akai tsuki$6,882,334242$6,882,334Feb 7-
522046$6,840,294310$6,840,294Oct 23Buena Vista International
53Cold Mountain$6,792,582262$6,792,582Apr 24-
54Infection$6,609,556246$6,609,556Oct 2Toho
55Secret Window$6,541,824246$6,541,824Oct 23Sony Pictures Releasing
56Paycheck$6,222,228234$6,222,228Mar 13-
57Konjiki's Gasbhel$6,043,279261$6,043,279Aug 7Toei Company
58Two Brothers$5,989,285250$5,989,285Sep 18Herald Film Company
59The Hotel Venus$5,910,042175$5,910,042Mar 6-
60Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War$5,899,731299$9,736,556Jun 26United International Pictures (UIP)
61Deep Blue$5,855,05949$6,751,076Jul 17-
62The Passion of the Christ$5,846,988154$10,680,600May 1-
63The Polar Express$5,767,004415$9,893,258Nov 27Warner Bros.
64Untold Scandal$5,529,552117$5,529,552May 22Shochiku
65The Hidden Blade$5,136,600286$8,004,304Oct 30Shochiku
66Kamikaze Girls$5,046,894155$5,046,894May 29Toho
67Everybody Has a Little Secret$4,888,679159$4,888,679Nov 27Toshiba Entertainment
68Hidalgo$4,799,257231$4,799,257Apr 17-
69Dawn of the Dead$4,739,439183$4,739,439May 15Toho-Towa
70Silmido$4,540,528196$4,540,528Jun 5Toei Company
7169$4,456,135204$4,456,135Jul 10Toei Company
72Blood and Bones$4,370,922211$4,370,922Nov 6Shochiku
73Devilman$4,071,598235$4,071,598Oct 9Toei Company
74Peter Pan$4,053,196365$4,053,196Apr 17-
75Godzilla: Final Wars$3,822,189287$9,133,840Dec 4Toho
76University of Laughs$3,611,597137$5,713,137Oct 30Toho
77The Matrix Revolutions$3,521,280687$61,050,622Nov 8-
78Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.$3,395,457298$10,724,345Dec 13-
79Tsuribaka nisshi 15: Hama-chan ni asu wa nai?$3,141,702174$3,250,764Aug 21Shochiku
80Zebraman$3,070,596184$3,070,596Feb 14-
81Catwoman$3,056,955244$3,056,955Nov 6Warner Bros.
82InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler$2,669,134213$6,654,841Dec 20-
83Windstruck$2,252,475297$17,773,061Dec 11Warner Bros.
84Secondhand Lions$2,159,711125$2,159,711Jul 10Herald Film Company
85Gothika$2,119,087204$2,119,087Feb 28-
86Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$2,111,175216$2,111,175Nov 27GAGA
8721 Grams$2,059,191158$2,059,191Jun 5GAGA
88Intolerable Cruelty$1,777,266162$1,777,266Apr 10-
89The Ladykillers$1,749,957240$1,749,957May 22Buena Vista International
90In the Cut$1,733,492156$1,733,492Apr 3-
91Exorcist: The Beginning$1,722,601212$1,722,601Oct 16GAGA
92Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$1,699,000214$1,699,000Oct 16Warner Bros.
93Last Quarter$1,577,524110$1,577,524Oct 9Shochiku
94Sea Cat$1,557,406215$3,216,519Nov 20Toei Company
95Hollywood Homicide$1,511,355237$1,511,355Jan 24-
96The Recruit$1,470,765154$1,470,765Jan 17-
97Beyond Borders$1,383,279203$4,041,974Dec 20-
98The Human Stain$1,374,00098$1,374,000Jun 17GAGA
99Bad Boys II$1,349,752344$12,240,663Nov 29-
100Appleseed$1,317,444112$1,317,444Apr 17-
101Heaven's Bookstore$1,151,286166$1,151,286Jun 5Shochiku
102Around the World in 80 Days$1,032,816145$1,032,816Nov 6Herald Film Company
103Atashin'chi the Movie$759,336222$6,080,495Dec 6-
104Hellboy$552,746151$559,156Oct 2United International Pictures (UIP)
105Kochira katsushika-ku Kameari Koen-mae hashutsujo$505,045160$2,434,271Dec 20-
106Saw$500,00040$500,000Oct 30Asmik Ace Entertainment
107The Alamo$479,649123$479,649Sep 25Buena Vista International
108Cutie Honey: Live Action$453,906190$453,906May 29Warner Bros.
109Out of Time$433,023103$433,023Apr 10-
110Lady Joker$430,625229$430,625Dec 11Toei Company
111Flowers of Death$347,058196$1,336,368May 1-
112Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse$346,843240$2,050,945May 29GAGA
113Runaway Jury$330,57599$330,575Jan 31-
114Oldboy$291,039123$1,034,164Nov 6Toshiba Entertainment
115The Medallion$265,53265$265,532Jun 17Herald Film Company
116Warriors of Heaven and Earth$265,156102$265,156Feb 21-
117My Lover Is a Sniper: The Movie$203,941145$1,839,020Apr 17-
118Nightmare$101,41150$101,411Jun 26Shochiku