List of 1965 box office number-one films in the United States

This is a list of films which placed number one at the weekly box office in the United States during 1965 per Variety's weekly National boxoffice survey. The results are based on a sample of 20-25 key cities and therefore, any box office amounts quoted may not be the total that the film grossed nationally in the week.

Number-one filmsEdit

# Week ending Film Notes Ref
1 January 6, 1965 Goldfinger [1]
2 January 13, 1965 Goldfinger grossed over $700,000 in the cities sampled [1]
3 January 20, 1965 Goldfinger grossed $580,000 from 19 key cities [2]
4 January 27, 1965 Goldfinger grossed $500,000 from the cities sampled [3]
5 February 3, 1965 Goldfinger grossed $580,000 from 19 key cities [4]
6 February 10, 1965 Goldfinger grossed $470,000 from the cities sampled [5]
7 February 17, 1965 My Fair Lady My Fair Lady returned to number one in its 17th week of release [6]
8 February 24, 1965 [7]
9 March 3, 1965 [8]
10 March 10, 1965 [9]
11 March 17, 1965 [10]
12 March 24, 1965 [11]
13 March 31, 1965 [12]
14 April 7, 1965 The Sound of Music The Sound of Music reached number one in its fifth week of release [13]
15 April 14, 1965 [14]
16 April 21, 1965 My Fair Lady My Fair Lady returned to number one in its 26th week of release [15]
17 April 28, 1965 The Sound of Music The Sound of Music returned to number one in its eighth week of release [16]
18 May 5, 1965 [17]
19 May 12, 1965 [18]
20 May 19, 1965 [19]
21 May 26, 1965 [20]
22 June 2, 1965 [21]
23 June 9, 1965 [22]
24 June 16, 1965 [23]
25 June 23, 1965 The Yellow Rolls-Royce [24]
26 June 30, 1965 [25]
27 July 7, 1965 What's New Pussycat? What's New Pussycat? reached number one in its second week of release [26]
28 July 14, 1965 [27]
29 July 21, 1965 The Sound of Music The Sound of Music returned to number one in its 20th week of release [28]
30 July 28, 1965 The Sandpiper The Sandpiper reached number one in its fifth week of release [29]
31 August 4, 1965 [30]
32 August 11, 1965 The Sound of Music The Sound of Music returned to number one in its 23rd week of release [31]
33 August 18, 1965 The Sound of Music grossed close to $500,000 in the cities sampled [32]
34 August 25, 1965 [33]
35 September 1, 1965 [34]
36 September 8, 1965 [35]
37 September 15, 1965 [36]
38 September 22, 1965 [37]
39 September 29, 1965 [38]
40 October 6, 1965 [39]
41 October 13, 1965 [40]
42 October 20, 1965 The Great Race [41]
43 October 27, 1965 [42]
44 November 3, 1965 The Sound of Music The Sound of Music returned to number one in its 35th week of release [43]
45 November 10, 1965 [44]
46 November 17, 1965 [45]
47 November 24, 1965 [46]
48 December 1, 1965 [47]
49 December 8, 1965 [48]
50 December 15, 1965 [49]
51 December 22, 1965 [50]
52 December 29, 1965 Thunderball Thunderball grossed over $1.4 million in the key cities sampled [51]

Highest-grossing filmsEdit

The highest-grossing films during the calendar year based on theatrical rentals were as follows:

Rank Title Distributor Rental[52]
1 Mary Poppins Buena Vista $26,500,000[53][54]
2 The Sound of Music 20th Century Fox $20,000,000
3 Goldfinger United Artists $19,700,000
4 My Fair Lady Warner Bros. $14,000,000[55][56]
5 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World United Artists $7,500,000[57][58]
6 What's New Pussycat? United Artists $7,150,000
7 Shenandoah Universal Pictures $7,000,000
8 The Sandpiper Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $6,400,000
9 Father Goose Universal Pictures $6,000,000
10 Von Ryan's Express 20th Century Fox $5,600,000

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. January 13, 1965. p. 7.
  2. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. January 20, 1965. p. 5.
  3. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. January 27, 1965. p. 7.
  4. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. February 3, 1965. p. 5.
  5. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. February 10, 1965. p. 5.
  6. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. February 17, 1965. p. 3.
  7. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. February 24, 1965. p. 4.
  8. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. March 3, 1965. p. 3.
  9. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. March 10, 1965. p. 7.
  10. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. March 17, 1965. p. 5.
  11. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. March 24, 1965. p. 3.
  12. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. March 31, 1965. p. 4.
  13. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. April 7, 1965. p. 7.
  14. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. April 14, 1965. p. 7.
  15. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. April 21, 1965. p. 4.
  16. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. April 28, 1965. p. 4.
  17. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. May 5, 1965. p. 3.
  18. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. May 12, 1965. p. 5.
  19. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. May 19, 1965. p. 8.
  20. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. May 26, 1965. p. 4.
  21. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. June 2, 1965. p. 5.
  22. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. June 9, 1965. p. 4.
  23. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. June 16, 1965. p. 7.
  24. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. June 23, 1965. p. 4.
  25. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. June 30, 1965. p. 7.
  26. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. July 7, 1965. p. 5.
  27. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. July 14, 1965. p. 5.
  28. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. July 21, 1965. p. 4.
  29. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. July 28, 1965. p. 4.
  30. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. August 4, 1965. p. 5.
  31. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. August 11, 1965. p. 5.
  32. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. August 18, 1965. p. 6.
  33. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. August 25, 1965. p. 6.
  34. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. September 1, 1965. p. 6.
  35. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. September 8, 1965. p. 5.
  36. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. September 15, 1965. p. 4.
  37. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. September 22, 1965. p. 7.
  38. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. September 29, 1965. p. 7.
  39. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. October 6, 1965. p. 7.
  40. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. October 13, 1965. p. 7.
  41. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. October 20, 1965. p. 7.
  42. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. October 27, 1965. p. 7.
  43. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. November 3, 1965. p. 7.
  44. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. November 10, 1965. p. 7.
  45. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. November 17, 1965. p. 7.
  46. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. November 24, 1965. p. 7.
  47. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. December 1, 1965. p. 5.
  48. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. December 8, 1965. p. 7.
  49. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. December 15, 1965. p. 7.
  50. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. December 22, 1965. p. 7.
  51. ^ "National Boxoffice Survey". Variety. December 29, 1965. p. 3.
  52. ^ "Big Rental Pictures of 1965". Variety. January 5, 1966. p. 6.
  53. ^ "Big Rental Pictures of 1965". Variety. January 5, 1966. p. 6. $28,500,000
  54. ^ "Big Rental Pictures of 1964". Variety. January 6, 1965. p. 39. $2,000,000
  55. ^ "Big Rental Pictures of 1965". Variety. January 5, 1966. p. 6. $19,000,000
  56. ^ "Big Rental Pictures of 1964". Variety. January 6, 1965. p. 39. $5,000,000
  57. ^ "All-Time Top Grossers". Variety. January 5, 1966. p. 6. $17,500,000
  58. ^ "All-Time Top Grossers". Variety. January 6, 1965. p. 39. $10,000,000

See alsoEdit

Preceded by
1964
1965 Succeeded by
1966