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 film column, which won multiple awards from the Evangelical Press Association, the Canadian Church Press and the Fellowship of Christian Newspapers, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) and Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005).


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