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2009's Top Movies at Japanese Box Office

posted on 2010-01-02 23:57 EST
Rookies, Harry Potter, Departures, Red Cliff, Pokémon, This is It

Rank Title Distributor Director Box Office in Yen Box Office in US$ Image
1 Rookies ~Sotsugyō TOHO Yūichirō Hirakawa 8.42 billion yen US$90.5 million
2 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Warner David Yates 8.0 billion yen US$86 million
3 Okuribito (Departures) Shochiku Yojiro Takita 6.44 billion yen US$69.2 million
4 Red Cliff Part II TOHO John Woo 5.55 billion yen US$59.7 million
5 Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life (Pocket Monster Diamond & Pearl: Arceus Chōkoku no Jikū e) TOHO Kunihiko Yuyama 4.58 billion yen US$49.2 million
6 Michael Jackson's This Is It Sony Kenny Ortega 4.42 billion yen US$47.5 million
7 20th Century Boys 3: Redemption (20-Seiki Shōnen Saishū-Shō: Bokura no Hata) TOHO Yukihiko Tsutsumi 4.34 billion yen US$46.7 million
8 (tie) WALL-E Disney Andrew Stanton 4.0 billion yen US$43 million
8 (tie) Evangelion: 2.0 You Can [Not] Advance (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Ha) Clockworks, Khara Hideaki Anno 4.0 billion yen US$43 million
10 Amalufi: Megami no hōshū TOHO Hiroshi Nishitani 3.58 billion yen US$38.5 million

Source: Goo Eiga (as of November 30)


This article has a follow-up: 2009's Top Anime Movies at Japanese Box Office (2010-01-04 03:16)
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