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2009's Top Movies at Japanese Box Office

posted on by Egan Loo
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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