BOX OFFICE LEADERS

MOVIES WITH BOX OFFICE GROSS RECEIOPTS EXCEEDING 1 BILLION YEN

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2008

[JAPANESE FILMS]

 

Ranking Release
Month
Film Title Gross (estimated)
(in billion Yen)
Distributor
1 July Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea 15.50 TOHO
2 June Boys Over Flowers the movie 7.75 TOHO
3 Oct. Suspect X 4.92 TOHO
4 July Pokémon GIRATINA & THE SKY WARRIOR 4.80 TOHO
5 May Partners: The Movie 4.44 TOEI
6 August 20th Century Boys -Chapter 1- 3.95 TOHO
7 June The Magic Hour 3.92 TOHO
8 March Doraemon Nobita to Midori no Kyojinden 3.37 TOHO
9 Dec., '07 A tale of Mari and three puppies 3.18 TOHO
10 Feb. L change the WorLd 3.10 WB
11 Sep. Departures 3.05 SHOCHIKU
12 April Detective Conan: Full Score of Fear 2.42 TOHO
13 Sep. PACO and the Magical Book 2.36 TOHO
14 August Detroit Metal City 2.34 TOHO
15 Jan. Kabei: Our Mother 2.12 SHOCHIKU
16 Jan. FLOWERS IN THE SHADOWS 1.95 TOHO
17 March The Black Swindler 1.72 TOHO
18 Feb. The Glorious Team Batista 1.56 TOHO
19 March 10 Promises to My Dog 1.52 SHOCHIKU
20 April SHAOLIN GIRL 1.51 TOHO
21 July Kitaro and the Millennium Curse 1.45 SHOCHIKU
22 Nov. Happy Flight 1.33 TOHO
23 April Crayon Shin-chan Cho Arashi wo Yobu Kinpoko no Yusya 1.23 TOHO
24 July Climber's High 1.19 TOEI/GAGA
25 August NARUTO The Movie Shippūden KIZUNA 1.16 TOHO
26 Dec., '07 Sanjuro 1.15 TOHO
27 Jan. Season of Snow 1.04 TOHO
28 April Sand Chronicles 1.00 TOHO

 

[IMPORTED FILMS]

 

Ranking Release
Month
Film Title Gross (estimated)
(in billion Yen)
Distributor
1 June Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 5.71 PARAMOUNT
2 Nov. Red Cliff 5.05 TOHO-TOWA/AVEX
3 Dec., '07 I Am Legend 4.31 WB
4 March The Golden Compass 3.75 SHOCHIKU/GAGA
5 August HANCOCK 3.10 SPE
6 May The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian 3.00 Disney
7 March Enchanted 2.91 Disney
8 Dec., '07 National Treasure: Book of Secrets 2.58 Disney
9 Sep. Wanted 2.50 TOHO-TOWA
10 Jan. earth 2.40 GAGA
11 August The Mummy Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 2.20 TOHO-TOWA
12 Jan. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street 2.05 WB
13 July Kung Fu Panda 2.00 ASMIK ACE/
KADOKAWA ENTERTAINMENT
14 August Sex and the City 1.80 GAGA
15 March Jumper 1.74 FOX
16 August The Dark Knight 1.60 WB
17 May The Bucket List 1.35 WB
18 July THE HAPPENING 1.23 FOX
19 Oct. Eagle Eye 1.22 KADOKAWA PICTURES/
KADOKAWA ENTERTAINMENT
20 April Cloverfield 1.20 PARAMOUNT
21 Oct. P.S. I Love You 1.10 MOVIE-EYE/
TOHO-TOWA
22 Dec., '07 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem 1.07 FOX
23 Feb. American Gangster 1.05 TOHO-TOWA
24 April 10,000 BC 1.01 WB

 

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