Japanese Box Office For 2005

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Howl's Moving Castle$71,162,952450$190,000,000Nov 20Toho
2Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$54,482,967831$91,438,660Nov 26Warner Bros.
3War of the Worlds$52,117,256841$53,720,172Jun 29United International Pictures (UIP)
4Negotiator: Mashita Masayoshi$36,733,286286$36,733,286May 7Toho
5The Phantom of the Opera$35,829,743271$35,829,743Jan 29GAGA
6Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$34,198,995365$44,451,327Sep 10Warner Bros.
7Ocean's Twelve$30,231,185510$31,620,178Jan 22Warner Bros.
8Mr. & Mrs. Smith$26,069,991418$38,730,834Dec 3Toho-Towa
9Train Man$25,075,790195$29,972,218Jun 4Toho
10Constantine$24,503,156350$24,503,156Apr 16Warner Bros.
11April Snow$21,669,807433$21,669,807Sep 17United International Pictures (UIP)
12Year One in the North$21,360,942286$21,360,942Jan 15Toei Company
13Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew$20,668,849311$36,459,760Jul 16Toho
14The Suspect: Muroi Shinji$20,596,327317$32,104,229Aug 27Toho
15Madagascar$20,243,457327$20,243,457Aug 13Asmik Ace Entertainment
16Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean$19,787,866263$19,787,866Mar 5Toho
17Shall We Dance$19,578,973321$19,578,973Apr 23GAGA
18Always: Sunset on Third Street$19,504,733271$25,492,618Nov 5Toho
19The Terminal$19,323,360309$39,681,262Dec 18United International Pictures (UIP)
20The Incredibles$18,800,340690$49,967,205Dec 4Buena Vista International
21Detective Conan: Strategy Above the Depths$18,416,725303$18,416,725Apr 9Toho
22Shark Tale$17,633,242485$17,633,242Mar 5Asmik Ace Entertainment
23Nana$16,232,332302$33,154,571Sep 3Toho
24A Moment to Remember$15,677,986301$20,462,454Oct 22GAGA
25National Treasure$14,780,601341$16,997,424Mar 19Buena Vista International
26Samurai Commando Mission 1549$14,616,085263$14,616,085Jun 11Toho
27Robots$12,679,972457$12,679,972Jul 3020th Century Fox International
28Tokyo Tower$12,605,532215$12,605,532Jan 15Toho
29Batman Begins$12,375,128545$12,375,128Jun 18Warner Bros.
30Son of the Mask$12,218,089289$12,218,089Apr 16GAGA
31The Notebook$11,998,814157$11,998,814Feb 5GAGA
32Kingdom of Heaven$11,685,285492$11,685,285May 1420th Century Fox International
33Shinobi: Heart Under Blade$11,680,922243$11,680,922Sep 17Shochiku
34The Great Yokai War$11,426,479214$15,787,492Aug 6Shochiku
35Shin Chan
2004 Re-release
$11,351,370272$11,351,370Apr 16Toho
36Million Dollar Baby$11,254,733266$11,254,733May 28Shochiku
37The Island$11,253,661394$11,253,661Jul 23Warner Bros.
38Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$11,221,921301$11,984,086Mar 19United International Pictures (UIP)
39Alexander$11,003,000268$11,003,000Feb 5Herald Film Company
40The Bourne Supremacy$10,975,951386$11,505,857Feb 11United International Pictures (UIP)
41One Piece: Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island$10,466,247276$10,466,247Mar 5Toei Company
42Cinderella Man$10,149,037258$10,149,037Sep 17Buena Vista International
43Stealth$10,032,543333$10,599,748Oct 8Sony Pictures Releasing
44Snowy Love Fall in Spring$9,690,906265$9,690,906Oct 29Toho
45Hide and Seek$9,456,638279$9,456,638Apr 2320th Century Fox International
46Fantastic Four$9,072,213451$9,072,213Sep 1720th Century Fox International
47One Missed Call 2$9,062,843247$9,062,843Feb 5Toho
48Finding Neverland$9,046,878191$9,046,878Jan 15Toshiba Entertainment
49The Brothers Grimm$9,018,976251$9,018,976Nov 5Toshiba Entertainment
50Aegis$8,032,489273$16,869,261Jul 30Shochiku
51The Aviator$7,762,147371$7,762,147Mar 26Shochiku
52Rockman. EXE: The Program of Light and Darkness$7,606,778260$7,606,778Mar 12Toho
53Eiga Futari wa Purikyua Max Heart$7,412,939140$7,412,939Apr 16Toei Company
54Corpse Bride$7,100,000365$7,100,000Oct 22Warner Bros.
55The Samurai I Loved$6,831,681273$9,910,280Oct 1Toho
56Memoirs of a Geisha$6,695,951341$10,974,880Dec 10Buena Vista International
57Stormy Night$6,585,841297$15,002,268Dec 10Toho
58King Kong$6,293,148708$19,533,654Dec 17United International Pictures (UIP)
59Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa$6,260,415250$9,712,635Jul 23Shochiku
60Touch$6,034,042185$9,059,128Sep 10Toho
61Sin City$5,994,898223$5,994,898Oct 1GAGA
62The Forgotten$5,849,143253$5,849,143Jun 4United International Pictures (UIP)
63Naruto the Movie 2: Legend of the Stone of Gelel$5,831,811269$10,018,849Aug 6Toho
64Alien vs. Predator$5,558,457356$16,178,746Dec 1820th Century Fox International
65Windstruck$5,508,160297$17,773,061Dec 11Warner Bros.
66Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$4,985,528320$8,237,653May 3Asmik Ace Entertainment
67Initial D$4,766,457177$4,766,457Sep 17GAGA
68Ladder 49$3,950,752256$3,950,752May 21Toho-Towa
69Mobile Suit Z Gundam 2: A New Translation - Lovers$3,919,629106$3,919,629Oct 29Shochiku
70Fly, Daddy, Fly$3,662,692211$3,662,692Jul 9Toei Company
71Closer$3,583,065221$3,583,065May 21Sony Pictures Releasing
72March of the Penguins$3,458,025131$3,559,414Jul 16GAGA
73A Heartful of Love$3,330,197255$6,351,644Oct 8Toho
74Blade: Trinity$3,057,322133$3,057,322May 7Herald Film Company
75Mobile Suit Z Gundam: A New Translation - Heirs to the Stars$3,033,67983$7,313,197May 28Shochiku
76The Interpreter$2,938,345198$3,695,728May 21United International Pictures (UIP)
77Azumi 2: Death or Love$2,888,549172$2,888,549Mar 12Toho
78Saw II$2,870,44268$2,870,442Oct 29Asmik Ace Entertainment
79Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims$2,815,880140$3,225,727Apr 16Asmik Ace Entertainment
80Taxi
2004 Re-release
$2,780,108122$3,117,303Jan 820th Century Fox International
81Land of the Dead$2,776,071137$2,776,071Aug 27United International Pictures (UIP)
82The Grudge$2,755,496238$2,755,496Feb 12Herald Film Company
83The Miracle of the Gifted Quarter: Since It Is the Truth$2,726,508233$4,133,788Jun 4Toei Company
84Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind$2,690,99883$2,910,588Mar 19GAGA
85Chicken Little$2,588,964449$22,295,952Dec 23Buena Vista International
86Eiga futari wa purikyua max heart 2: Yuki-zora no tomodati$2,544,992181$2,547,131Dec 10Toei Company
87Hostage$2,419,982241$2,419,982Jun 4Toshiba Entertainment
88The Ring Two$2,389,632228$2,389,632Jun 18Asmik Ace Entertainment
89A Bittersweet Life$2,357,358127$2,357,358Apr 23Herald Film Company
90Otoko-tachi no Yamato$2,351,067303$39,287,114Dec 17Toei Company
91Man on Fire$2,337,568195$7,583,265Dec 18Herald Film Company
92Inuyasha the Movie 4: Fire on the Mystic Island$2,325,162222$6,073,347Dec 23-
93Sahara$2,126,576156$2,126,576Jun 11GAGA
94Be with You$2,118,897255$44,567,672Oct 30Toho
95Until the Lights Come Back$2,101,308183$2,101,308Nov 19Asmik Ace Entertainment
96Domino$1,989,913255$1,989,913Oct 22United International Pictures (UIP)
97Chousei Kantai Sazer-X the Movie: Fight! Star Warriors$1,928,774276$4,662,385Dec 17Toho
98Ouija Board$1,900,835258$1,900,835Apr 23Buena Vista International
99Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous$1,645,199200$1,645,199May 21Warner Bros.
100Unleashed$1,495,529165$3,022,463Jun 25Asmik Ace Entertainment
101Marathon$1,427,759128$2,327,146Jul 2Shochiku
102Makoto$1,398,658162$1,398,658Feb 19Shochiku
103The Pacifier$1,378,762244$1,378,762Oct 29Buena Vista International
104The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$1,327,053172$1,327,053Feb 26Buena Vista International
105Takeshis'$1,272,755151$1,227,755Nov 5Shochiku
106Ubume no natsu$1,045,012149$4,066,218Jul 16Herald Film Company
107A Very Long Engagement$898,672249$898,672Mar 12Warner Bros.
108The Desperate Nine$790,73195$1,352,251Jul 9Asmik Ace Entertainment
109The Prince of Tennis: Two Samurais, the First Game$770,59396$770,593Jan 29Shochiku
110Godzilla: Final Wars$768,542287$9,133,840Dec 4Toho
111Under the Same Moon$749,151198$749,151Nov 19Toei Company
112Racing Stripes$597,626256$597,626Mar 12Shochiku
113Infernal Affairs III
2005 Re-release
$417,635123$417,635Apr 16-
114Empire of the Wolves$270,594564$270,594Dec 10GAGA
115Into the Sun$164,76290$164,762Nov 26Sony Pictures Releasing