2006 Weekend Box Office Winners by Theater Averagesby connorpetterson | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
R | 134 min | Drama, Romance
The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years.
Votes: 298,775 | Gross: $83.04M
Week 1 $11,856, Week 2 $10,309
2. Underworld: Evolution (2006)
R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Picking up directly from the previous movie, vampire warrior Selene and the half werewolf Michael hunt for clues to reveal the history of their races and the war between them.
Votes: 179,793 | Gross: $62.32M
Week 3 $8,374
3. Big Momma's House 2 (2006)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Crime
An FBI agent reprises his disguise as a corpulent old lady and takes a job as a nanny in a crime suspect's house.
Votes: 37,712 | Gross: $70.17M
Week 4 $8,505
4. When a Stranger Calls (2006)
PG-13 | 87 min | Horror, Thriller
During a babysitting gig, a high-school student is harassed by an increasingly threatening prank caller.
Votes: 40,099 | Gross: $47.86M
Week 5 $7,204
5. Final Destination 3 (2006)
R | 93 min | Horror
A student's premonition of a deadly rollercoaster ride saves her life and a lucky few, but not from Death itself, which seeks out those who escaped their fate.
Votes: 120,198 | Gross: $54.10M
Week 6 $6,657
6. Eight Below (2006)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Brutal cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival.
Votes: 56,487 | Gross: $81.61M
Week 7 $8,143
7. Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.
Votes: 10,063 | Gross: $63.26M
Week 8 $13,687, Week 9 $5,765
8. Failure to Launch (2006)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A thirty-something is still living with his parents until they hire an interventionist to help him graduate out of the house. That's when the fun begins.
Votes: 66,933 | Gross: $88.72M
Week 10 $7,985
9. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Votes: 949,943 | Gross: $70.51M
Week 11 $7,620
10. Inside Man (2006)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
Votes: 312,826 | Gross: $88.51M
Week 12 $10,274
11. Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Manny, Sid, and Diego discover that the ice age is coming to an end, and join everybody for a journey to higher ground. On the trip, they discover that Manny, in fact, is not the last of the woolly mammoths.
Votes: 234,089 | Gross: $195.33M
Week 13 $17,162, Week 14 $8,522
12. Scary Movie 4 (2006)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy
Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Votes: 106,454 | Gross: $90.71M
Week 15 $11,166
13. Silent Hill (2006)
R | 125 min | Horror
A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill.
Votes: 202,122 | Gross: $46.98M
Week 16 $6,887
14. United 93 (2006)
R | 111 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
Votes: 92,710 | Gross: $31.57M
Week 17 $6,394
15. Mission: Impossible III (2006)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
IMF Agent Ethan Hunt comes into conflict with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer who threatens his life and his fiancee in response.
Votes: 305,534 | Gross: $134.03M
Week 18 $11,776
16. Poseidon (2006)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner Poseidon capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for their lives as they attempt to escape the sinking ship.
Votes: 91,995 | Gross: $60.67M
Week 19 $6,232
17. The Da Vinci Code (2006)
PG-13 | 149 min | Mystery, Thriller
A murder inside the Louvre, and clues in Da Vinci paintings, lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years, which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
Votes: 371,410 | Gross: $217.54M
Week 20 $20,635
18. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The human government develops a cure for mutations, and Jean Gray becomes a darker uncontrollable persona called the Phoenix who allies with Magneto, causing escalation into an all-out battle for the X-Men.
Votes: 451,078 | Gross: $234.36M
Week 21 $33,295
19. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
Votes: 77,287 | Gross: $23.81M
Week 22 $17,615
20. Cars (2006)
G | 117 min | Animation, Family
A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.
Votes: 327,915 | Gross: $244.08M
Week 23 $15,086
21. Nacho Libre (2006)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
Berated all his life by those around him, a monk follows his dream and dons a mask to moonlight as a Luchador (Mexican wrestler).
Votes: 75,541 | Gross: $80.20M
Week 24 $9,221
22. Click (2006)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Votes: 283,033 | Gross: $137.36M
Week 25 $10,672
23. Superman Returns (2006)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superman returns to Earth after spending five years in space examining his homeworld Krypton. But he finds things have changed while he was gone, and he must once again prove himself important to the world.
Votes: 260,233 | Gross: $200.08M
Week 26 $18,704
24. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.
Votes: 611,735 | Gross: $423.32M
Week 27 $32,817, Week 28 $15,084, Week 29 $8,520
25. Miami Vice (2006)
R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.
Votes: 103,173 | Gross: $63.45M
Week 30 $8,515
26. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Sport
Number one NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.
Votes: 153,574 | Gross: $148.21M
Week 31 $12,369
27. Step Up (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora.
Votes: 104,005 | Gross: $65.33M
Week 32 $8,374
28. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
Votes: 408,889 | Gross: $59.89M
Week 33 $8,119
29. Idlewild (2006)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,984 | Gross: $12.55M
Week 34 $5,905
30. The Illusionist (2006)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.
Votes: 336,236 | Gross: $39.87M
Week 35 $8,197
31. Hollywoodland (2006)
R | 126 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 31,407 | Gross: $14.42M
Week 36 $3,828
32. The Black Dahlia (2006)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.
Votes: 68,346 | Gross: $22.52M
Week 37 $4,495
33. Jackass Number Two (2006)
R | 92 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy
Chris Pontius, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, and the whole crew return to the screen to raise the stakes higher than ever before.
Votes: 62,796 | Gross: $72.78M
Week 38 $9,480
34. Open Season (2006)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear, finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters.
Votes: 78,466 | Gross: $85.11M
Week 39 $6,163
35. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 1,071,940 | Gross: $132.38M
Week 40 $8,911
36. The Grudge 2 (2006)
PG-13 | 102 min | Horror, Thriller
Three interwoven stories about a terrible curse. A young woman encounters a malevolent supernatural force while searching for her missing sister in Tokyo; a mean high school prank goes horribly wrong; a woman with a deadly secret moves into a Chicago apartment building.
Votes: 44,246 | Gross: $39.14M
Week 41 $6,485
37. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.
Votes: 1,061,335 | Gross: $53.09M
Week 42 $6,489
38. Saw III (2006)
R | 108 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Jigsaw abducts a doctor in order to keep himself alive while he watches his new apprentice put an unlucky citizen named Jeff through a brutal test.
Votes: 165,956 | Gross: $80.24M
Week 43 $10,612
R | 84 min | Comedy
Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.
Votes: 331,812 | Gross: $128.51M
Week 44 $31,607, Week 45 $11,017
40. Casino Royale (2006)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007, and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem.
Votes: 538,476 | Gross: $167.45M
Week 46 $11,890
41. Happy Feet (2006)
PG | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!
Votes: 157,316 | Gross: $198.00M
Week 47 $13,314, Week 48 $4,612
42. Apocalypto (2006)
R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression.
Votes: 270,258 | Gross: $50.87M
Week 49 $6,087
43. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama
A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Votes: 404,399 | Gross: $163.57M
Week 50 $9,306
44. Night at the Museum (2006)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc.
Votes: 286,455 | Gross: $250.86M
Week 51 $11,445
45. Dreamgirls (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.
Votes: 64,286 | Gross: $103.37M
Week 52 $21,577