Canadian box-office comparison

See introductory post here. These are the Canadian and North American box-office totals for films that played in 2005, as of their last appearance in the Canadian top ten.

Since Canada has about 9.7% of the combined Canadian-American population, red indicates the films that made over 10.7% of their money in Canada, orange the films that attracted about the same proportion of Canadians as Americans, and green the ones that made less than 8.7% of their money north of the border.

Mar 20 | 27 | Apr 3 | 10 | 17 | 24 | May 1 | 8 | 15 | 22 | 29 | Jun 5 | 12 | 19 | 26 | Jul 3 | 10 | 17 | 24 | 31 | Aug 7 | 14 | 21 | 28 | Sep 4 | 11 | 18 | 25 | Oct 2 | 9 | 16 | 23 | 30 | Nov 6 | 13 | 20 | 27 | Dec 4 | 11 | 18 | 25

Le Survenant — CDN $1,443,263 — N.AM $1,443,263 — 100%
C.R.A.Z.Y. — CDN $1,174,331 — N.AM $1,174,331 — 100%
Maurice Richard — CDN $1,002,404 — N.AM $1,002,404 — 100%
Aurore — CDN $1,104,579 — N.AM $1,104,579 — 100%
Les Boys IV — CDN $963,688 — N.AM $963,688 — 100%
L’Horloge Biologique — CDN $954,672 — N.AM $954,672 — 100%
Water — CDN $494,516 — N.AM $494,516 — 100%
Les Boys IV — CDN $424,283 — N.AM $424,283 — 100%
Where the Truth Lies — CDN $184,496 — N.AM $184,496 — 100%
Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior — CDN $1,253,018 — N.AM $2,681,150 — 46.7%
Bride and Prejudice — CDN $1,306,771 — N.AM $4,812,473 — 27.2%
The Wedding Date — CDN $3,372,843 — N.AM $19,421,375 — 17.4%
Into the Blue — CDN $2,610,604 — N.AM $17,253,000 — 15.1%
Hostage — CDN $4,992,240 — N.AM $33,408,000 — 14.9%
A History of Violence — CDN $3,826,218 — N.AM $26,300,000 — 14.6%
An Unfinished Life — CDN $998,567 — N.AM $7,485,496 — 13.3%
Two for the Money — CDN $2,730,052 — N.AM $20,689,000 — 13.2%
North Country — CDN $2,021,760 — N.AM $15,646,363 — 12.9%
Broken Flowers — CDN $369,093 — N.AM $2,847,000 — 12.9%
The Island — CDN $4,005,151 — N.AM $30,942,000 — 12.9%
Sin City — CDN $9,116,660 — N.AM $72,209,000 — 12.6%
Kingdom of Heaven — CDN $5,375,632 — N.AM $44,474,000 — 12.1%
Wedding Crashers — CDN $24,404,213 — N.AM $205,674,000 — 11.9%
Lord of War — CDN $2,579,491 — N.AM $21,642,637 — 11.9%
The Constant Gardener — CDN $3,262,448 — N.AM $27,588,000 — 11.8%
The 40-Year-Old Virgin — CDN $11,909,216 — N.AM $101,405,778 — 11.7%
Derailed — CDN $3,854,297 — N.AM $32,829,000 — 11.7%
The Legend of Zorro — CDN $4,805,270 — N.AM $42,785,000 — 11.2%
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire — CDN $30,376,438 — N.AM $260,635,000 — 11.7%
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo — CDN $1,902,312 — N.AM $17,175,000 — 11.1%
The Jacket — CDN $552,087 — N.AM $4,990,169 — 11.1%
Son of the Mask — CDN $1,803,251 — N.AM $16,401,000 — 11.0%
Ocean’s Twelve — CDN $13,050,900 — N.AM $119,845,000 — 10.9%
Transporter 2 — CDN $4,350,761 — N.AM $39,825,000 — 10.9%
Assault on Precinct 13 — CDN $1,577,722 — N.AM $14,703,000 — 10.7%

A Lot Like Love — CDN $2,006,601 — N.AM $18,792,000 — 10.7%
Serenity — CDN $1,877,924 — N.AM $17,594,000 — 10.6%
Finding Neverland — CDN $4,182,967 — N.AM $39,410,213 — 10.6%
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy — CDN $4,967,736 — N.AM $46,854,000 — 10.6%
The Brothers Grimm — CDN $3,500,238 — N.AM $33,265,000 — 10.5%
The Interpreter — CDN $7,239,474 — N.AM $68,753,000 — 10.5%
Prime — CDN $1,967,115 — N.AM $18,998,000 — 10.4%
The Man — CDN $738,077 — N.AM $7,115,000 — 10.4%
The Exorcism of Emily Rose — CDN $7,086,419 — N.AM $68,502,023 — 10.3%
Million Dollar Baby — CDN $9,659,554 — N.AM $94,133,278 — 10.3%
The Aviator — CDN $10,210,977 — N.AM $99,061,021 — 10.3%
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou — CDN $1,972,571 — N.AM $19,372,000 — 10.2%
Unleashed — CDN $2,171,320 — N.AM $21,499,000 — 10.1%
In Good Company — CDN $3,644,096 — N.AM $35,939,000 — 10.1%
Memoirs of a Geisha — CDN $984,859 — N.AM $9,889,000 — 10.0%
Mr. & Mrs. Smith — CDN $17,919,789 — N.AM $178,540,329 — 10.0%
Just Friends — CDN $2,923,392 — N.AM $29,572,142 — 9.9%
Constantine — CDN $7,018,363 — N.AM $70,382,151 — 9.9%
Red Eye — CDN $5,436,764 — N.AM $55,226,000 — 9.8%
Flightplan — CDN $8,206,048 — N.AM $84,413,231 — 9.7%
Domino — CDN $454,761 — N.AM $4,675,000 — 9.7%
Sahara — CDN $6,234,115 — N.AM $64,457,000 — 9.7%
Spanglish — CDN $3,671,263 — N.AM $37,657,000 — 9.7%
Elizabethtown — CDN $2,174,104 — N.AM $22,666,000 — 9.6%
The Dukes of Hazzard — CDN $7,137,173 — N.AM $74,391,000 — 9.6%
Hitch — CDN $16,463,045 — N.AM $171,266,743 — 9.6%
Be Cool — CDN $5,022,065 — N.AM $52,336,105 — 9.6%
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit — CDN $5,067,195 — N.AM $52,824,214 — 9.6%
Pride & Prejudice — CDN $2,501,525 — N.AM $26,385,000 — 9.5%
Madagascar — CDN $17,786,750 — N.AM $186,631,000 — 9.5%
Doom — CDN $2,141,948 — N.AM $22,868,000 — 9.4%
Just Like Heaven — CDN $4,080,514 — N.AM $43,568,000 — 9.4%
The Perfect Man — CDN $1,016,249 — N.AM $10,783,000 — 9.4%
Four Brothers — CDN $6,279,897 — N.AM $68,275,000 — 9.2%
Lords of Dogtown — CDN $862,322 — N.AM $9,336,000 — 9.2%
Jarhead — CDN $4,961,153 — N.AM $54,317,000 — 9.1%
Hide and Seek — CDN $3,943,831 — N.AM $43,410,777 — 9.1%
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants — CDN $2,747,950 — N.AM $30,203,000 — 9.1%
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous — CDN $3,756,657 — N.AM $41,561,000 — 9.0%
Meet the Fockers — CDN $24,282,481 — N.AM $269,946,550 — 9.0%
The Amityville Horror — CDN $5,683,720 — N.AM $63,060,000 — 9.0%
The Weather Man — CDN $771,891 — N.AM $8,639,482 — 8.9%
House of Wax — CDN $2,619,387 — N.AM $29,523,000 — 8.9%
The Skeleton Key — CDN $3,830,859 — N.AM $43,019,000 — 8.9%
Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride — CDN $4,270,474 — N.AM $47,650,000 — 8.9%
Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith — CDN $32,582,119 — N.AM $370,819,000 — 8.8%

Syriana — CDN $2,497,398 — N.AM $28,830,000 — 8.7%
Zathura — CDN $1,735,222 — N.AM $20,283,000 — 8.6%
In Her Shoes — CDN $2,239,710 — N.AM $26,194,000 — 8.6%
The Cave — CDN $941,535 — N.AM $10,964,000 — 8.6%
Ice Princess — CDN $1,151,415 — N.AM $13,342,028 — 8.6%
Guess Who — CDN $5,661,745 — N.AM $65,483,000 — 8.6%
Batman Begins — CDN $16,524,493 — N.AM $191,108,000 — 8.6%
Saw II — CDN $6,785,724 — N.AM $79,857,000 — 8.5%
Robots — CDN $10,477,492 — N.AM $123,680,000 — 8.5%
Crash — CDN $3,431,785 — N.AM $40,966,000 — 8.4%
War of the Worlds — CDN $18,784,832 — N.AM $224,627,000 — 8.4%
Monster-in-Law — CDN $6,285,941 — N.AM $76,475,000 — 8.2%
Kicking & Screaming — CDN $3,893,502 — N.AM $47,511,000 — 8.2%
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events — CDN $9,070,454 — N.AM $111,043,000 — 8.2%
Elektra — CDN $1,655,934 — N.AM $20,372,235 — 8.1%
Walk the Line — CDN $6,595,094 — N.AM $82,607,528 — 8.0%
The Phantom of the Opera — CDN $2,118,869 — N.AM $26,437,000 — 8.0%
Aeon Flux — CDN $1,607,892 — N.AM $20,282,000 — 7.9%
Stealth — CDN $1,926,006 — N.AM $24,458,000 — 7.9%
XXX: State of the Union — CDN $1,649,805 — N.AM $20,782,000 — 7.9%
The Fog — CDN $1,674,035 — N.AM $21,548,000 — 7.8%
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — CDN $15,377,896 — N.AM $197,478,000 — 7.8%
The Ring Two — CDN $5,642,467 — N.AM $72,312,000 — 7.8%
King Kong — CDN $8,363,739 — N.AM $108,617,000 — 7.7%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe — CDN $11,831,539 — N.AM $153,822,000 — 7.7%
Cinderella Man — CDN $3,793,823 — N.AM $49,592,000 — 7.7%
The Pacifier — CDN $7,946,019 — N.AM $103,727,000 — 7.7%
The Incredibles — CDN $19,299,272 — N.AM $251,657,004 — 7.7%
Boogeyman — CDN $3,148,545 — N.AM $40,958,972 — 7.7%
Valiant — CDN $869,149 — N.AM $11,551,000 — 7.5%
George A. Romero’s Land of the Dead — CDN $1,219,754 — N.AM $16,176,000 — 7.5%
Pooh’s Heffalump Movie — CDN $853,463 — N.AM $11,381,833 — 7.5%
The Upside of Anger — CDN $1,122,017 — N.AM $14,975,000 — 7.5%
Bewitched — CDN $3,779,476 — N.AM $50,851,000 — 7.4%
Fantastic Four — CDN $10,534,556 — N.AM $143,774,000 — 7.3%
Coach Carter — CDN $4,314,793 — N.AM $59,338,414 — 7.3%
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story — CDN $1,715,147 — N.AM $23,821,719 — 7.2%
The Polar Express — CDN $11,232,899 — N.AM $155,246,000 — 7.2%
Cursed — CDN $1,099,875 — N.AM $15,296,000 — 7.2%
White Noise — CDN $3,498,159 — N.AM $49,379,130 — 7.1%
The Longest Yard — CDN $10,453,370 — N.AM $147,613,000 — 7.1%
Fun with Dick and Jane — CDN $1,502,080 — N.AM $22,061,000 — 6.8%
Chicken Little — CDN $8,619,571 — N.AM $127,230,000 — 6.8%
Sky High — CDN $3,480,529 — N.AM $50,836,000 — 6.8%
Man of the House — CDN $946,221 — N.AM $13,976,000 — 6.8%
Sideways — CDN $4,286,337 — N.AM $63,128,000 — 6.8%
Dark Water — CDN $1,256,341 — N.AM $18,685,000 — 6.7%
Get Rich or Die Tryin’ — CDN $1,614,957 — N.AM $24,502,000 — 6.6%
Racing Stripes — CDN $2,250,191 — N.AM $34,580,000 — 6.5%
Munich — CDN $261,015 — N.AM $4,094,000 — 6.4%
Are We There Yet? — CDN $4,894,173 — N.AM $76,366,000 — 6.4%
Rent — CDN $1,470,718 — N.AM $23,902,000 — 6.2%
Must Love Dogs — CDN $2,099,244 — N.AM $34,615,000 — 6.1%
Herbie: Fully Loaded — CDN $3,373,090 — N.AM $55,702,000 — 6.1%
The Family Stone — CDN $1,525,004 — N.AM $25,925,000 — 5.9%
Fever Pitch — CDN $1,785,291 — N.AM $31,451,000 — 5.7%
Brokeback Mountain — CDN $184,297 — N.AM $3,474,311 — 5.3%
Yours, Mine & Ours — CDN $2,017,291 — N.AM $40,917,000 — 4.9%
Cry Wolf — CDN $223,865 — N.AM $4,551,000 — 4.9%
Kung Fu Hustle — CDN $378,189 — N.AM $8,031,000 — 4.7%
Bad News Bears — CDN $1,032,436 — N.AM $22,457,000 — 4.6%
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 — CDN $633,682 — N.AM $14,632,000 — 4.3%
The Adventures of Shark Boy & Lava Girl in 3D — CDN $992,165 — N.AM $23,955,000 — 4.1%
Fat Albert — CDN $1,685,305 — N.AM $41,274,000 — 4.1%
The Ice Harvest — CDN $198,880 — N.AM $5,051,000 — 3.9%
The Ringer — CDN $184,828 — N.AM $5,275,000 — 3.5%
Because of Winn-Dixie — CDN $355,966 — N.AM $10,208,431 — 3.5%
The Devil’s Rejects — CDN $240,387 — N.AM $7,000,000 — 3.4%
March of the Penguins — CDN $2,105,741 — N.AM $66,865,000 — 3.1%
Rebound — CDN $129,416 — N.AM $5,000,000 — 2.6%
Beauty Shop — CDN $300,340 — N.AM $16,647,604 — 1.8%

About Peter T. Chattaway

Peter T. Chattaway was the regular film critic for BC Christian News from 1992 to 2011. In addition to his award-winning film column for that paper, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He has also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005) and The Bible in Motion: A Handbook of the Bible and Its Reception in Film (De Gruyter, 2016).