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Final: The most-successful Science Fiction and Fantasy movies of 2005

Top 40 SF/F-themed films as of January 2, 2006
Key: SF=Science Fiction; F=Fantasy; SF/F=Science Fantasy; DF=Dark Fantasy (Supernatural Horror); films marked with an asterisk “*” by the title are still playing in theatres; films marked in RED are considered to be financial failures for not recouping their production budget from box office ticket sales..

SF/F
Rank
Overall
Rank
Genre
Title
Global Box Office
(in millions)

U.S. Box Office
(in millions)

1
1
SF
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
$848.5
$380.3
2
2
SF
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire*
812.1
277.1
3
3
SF
War of the Worlds
588.9
234.3
4
5
F
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
471.7
206.5
5 7 F King Kong * 397.1 174.6
6 8 F The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe * 382.4 225.7
7
9
F
Batman Begins
371.9
205.3
8
11
SF/F
Fantastic Four
329.5
154.7
9
13
SF
Robots
260.7
128.2
10
14
F
Howl’s Moving Castle
231.7
4.7
11
15
DF
Constantine
229.7
75.6
12
18
F
Chicken Little *
198.3
132.3
13
21
SF/F
Wallace and Gromit:
The Curse of the Were-Rabbi
t *
178.8
56.1
14
24
DF
The Ring Two
160.9
76.2
15
25
SF
The Island
160.3
35.8
16
26
DF
Sin City
158.9
74.1
17
28
F
Herbie: Fully Loaded
144.1
66.0
18
30
DF
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
131.1
75.1
19
31
F
Bewitched
130.1
62.3
20
34
F
Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
115.5
53.2
21
39
DF
The Amityville Horror
106.4
65.2
22
40
SF
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
104.5
51.1
23
43
F
The Brothers Grimm
98.6
37.9
24
51
DF
White Noise
91.2
56.4
25
54
F
Sky High
81.8
63.9
26
65
DF
House of Wax
68.8
32.1
27
66
DF
Boogeyman
66.9
46.5
28
67
F
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D
66.8
39.2
29
64
F
Just Like Heaven
69.2
48.3
30
70
F
Son of the Mask
57.6
17.0
31
71
F
Elektra
56.6
24.4
32
78
F
Pooh’s Heffalump Movie
52.9
18.1
33
79
SF
Doom
51.1
28.0
34
89
DF
George A. Romero’s Land of the Dead
44.6
20.5
35
95
SF
Serenity
38.5
25.4
36
97
DF
Zathura
32.1
28.0
37
98
DF
The Fog
30.2
29.5
38
99
SF
Cursed
29.3
27.7
39
111
SF
Aeon Flux *
28.5
25.0
40
113
SF
Mindhunters
20.2
4.5

Source: BoxOfficeMojo.com

David Speakman

David Speakman has spent more than two decades as a writer/editor, photographer, graphic designer and manager of creative teams in broadcast, print and the Internet. His education is in journalism, graphic design, organizational communication and law.
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