List of 2015 box office number-one films in Japan

This is a list of films which placed number one at the weekend box office in Japan for the year 2015. It lists the films with the highest box office gross and when the film with the highest gross is not also the film with the highest attendance, both are listed.

# Date Film Gross Notes
1 January 4, 2015 Big Hero 6 US$5.6 million [1]
2 January 11, 2015 US$4.6 million [2]
3 January 18, 2015 US$3.57 million [3]
4 January 25, 2015 [4]
5 February 1, 2015 US$2.6 million [5]
6 February 8, 2015 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles US$2.18 million In gross[6]
Big Hero 6 US$1.90 million In attendance[6]
7 February 15, 2015 Terrace House: Closing Door US$2.12 million [7]
8 February 22, 2015 American Sniper US$2.8 million [8]
9 March 1, 2015 US$2.43 million [9]
10 March 8, 2015 Doraemon: Nobita's Space Heroes US$5.3 million [10]
11 March 15, 2015 US$3.9 million [11]
12 March 22, 2015 Assassination Classroom US$3.42 million [12]
13 March 29, 2015 Doraemon: Nobita's Space Heroes US$2.58 million [13]
14 April 5, 2015 US$2.12 million [14]
15 April 12, 2015 Solomon's Perjury Part 2: Judgement US$1.36 million [15]
16 April 19, 2015 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' US$8.03 million [16]
17 April 26, 2015 Cinderella US$4.7 million [17]
18 May 3, 2015 US$4.27 million [18]
19 May 10, 2015 [19]
20 May 17, 2015 US$2.63 million [20]
21 May 24, 2015 US$2 million [21]
22 May 31, 2015 Shinjuku Swan US$2 million [22]
23 June 7, 2015 Tomorrowland US$2.11 million [23]
24 June 14, 2015 Love Live! The School Idol Movie US$3.42 million [24]
25 June 21, 2015 Mad Max: Fury Road US$2.13 million In gross[25]
Love Live! The School Idol Movie US$2.10 million In attendance[26]
26 June 28, 2015 US$2.18 million [27][28]
27 July 5, 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron US$6.5 million [29]
28 July 12, 2015 The Boy and the Beast US$5.4 million [30]
29 July 19, 2015 Hero 2 US$5.9 million [31][32]
30 July 26, 2015 US$2.97 million [33]
31 August 2, 2015 Attack on Titan US$5.1 million [34]
32 August 9, 2015 Jurassic World US$6.77 million [35]
33 August 16, 2015 US$7.57 million [36]
34 August 23, 2015 US$4.98 million [37]
35 August 30, 2015 US$3.93 million In gross [38]
Ted 2 US$3.68 million In attendance [38]
36 September 6, 2015 US$2.56 million In gross [39]
Unfair: The End US$2.46 million In attendance [39]
37 September 13, 2015 Pixels US$1.8 million [40]
38 September 20, 2015 Attack on Titan: End of the World US$2.7 million [41]
39 September 27, 2015 No Longer Heroine US$1.95 million [41]
40 October 4, 2015 Bakuman US$2.1 million [42]
41 October 11, 2015 Library Wars: The Last Mission US$2.75 million [43]
42 October 18, 2015 US$1.45 million [44]
43 October 25, 2015 Galaxy Turnpike US$2.25 million [45]
44 November 1, 2015 US$1.5 million [46]
45 November 8, 2015 Mozu US$1.86 million [47]
46 November 15, 2015 US$1.28 million [48]
47 November 22, 2015 Girls und Panzer der Film US$1.05 million In gross [49]
Raintree US$1.0 million In attendance [49]
48 November 29, 2015 The Little Prince US$0.634 million [50]
49 December 6, 2015 Spectre US$2.9 million [51]
50 December 13, 2015 Orange US$2.58 million [52]
51 December 20, 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens US$10.3 million In gross [53]
Yo-Kai Watch: Enma Daiō to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan! US$8.71 million In attendance [53]
52 December 27, 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens US$5.8 million In gross [54]
Yo-Kai Watch: Enma Daiō to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan! US$4.1 million In attendance [54]

ReferencesEdit

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