2002 Weekend Box Office Winners by Theater Countby connorpetterson | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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PG-13 | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Votes: 1,540,460 | Gross: $315.54M
Week 1 3,381, Week 2 3,381, Week 3 3,266
2. Black Hawk Down (2001)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, War
160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.
Votes: 344,612 | Gross: $108.64M
Week 4 3,101, Week 5 3,143, Week 6 2,964
3. Collateral Damage (2002)
R | 108 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
After his family is killed by a terrorist act, a firefighter goes in search of the one responsible.
Votes: 69,245 | Gross: $40.08M
Week 7 2,824
4. Peter Pan 2: Return to Never Land (2002)
G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
In London during World War II, this is the story of Wendy's daughter, Jane, who is kidnapped by Captain Hook and Peter Pan must come to the rescue.
Votes: 16,940 | Gross: $48.43M
Week 8 2,626
5. We Were Soldiers (2002)
R | 138 min | Action, Drama, History
The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.
Votes: 122,847 | Gross: $78.12M
Week 9 3,143, Week 10 3,143
6. Ice Age (2002)
PG | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe.
Votes: 410,774 | Gross: $176.39M
Week 11 3,316, Week 12 3,345, Week 13 3,333, Week 14 3,200
7. Panic Room (2002)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.
Votes: 241,282 | Gross: $96.40M
Week 15 3,119
8. The Scorpion King (2002)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A desert warrior rises up against the evil army that is destroying his homeland. He captures the enemy's key sorcerer, takes her deep into the desert and prepares for a final showdown.
Votes: 124,532 | Gross: $91.05M
Week 16 3,444, Week 17 3,449
9. Spider-Man (2002)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Votes: 650,988 | Gross: $403.71M
Week 18 3,615, Week 19 3,615, Week 20 3,615, Week 21 3,876, Week 22 3,646
10. Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A wild stallion is captured by humans and slowly loses the will to resist training, yet, throughout his struggles for freedom, the stallion refuses to let go of the hope of one day returning home to his herd.
Votes: 59,068 | Gross: $73.28M
Week 23 3,362
11. Scooby-Doo (2002)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After an acrimonious break up, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on.
Votes: 89,824 | Gross: $153.29M
Week 24 3,447, Week 25 3,447, Week 26 3,447
12. Men in Black II (2002)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Agent J is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory after the re-appearance of a case from K's past.
Votes: 321,333 | Gross: $190.42M
Week 27 3,557, Week 28 3,611, Week 29 3,641
13. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember, who is working with Dr. Evil.
Votes: 186,505 | Gross: $213.31M
Week 30 3,613, Week 31 3,613, Week 32 3,508
14. xXx (2002)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission.
Votes: 167,637 | Gross: $142.11M
Week 33 3,388, Week 34 3,517, Week 35 3,536
15. Signs (2002)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Votes: 321,184 | Gross: $227.97M
Week 36 3,232, Week 37 3,051
16. The Banger Sisters (2002)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
Lavinia and Suzette, former rock groupies and best friends, reconnect after twenty years; one is still as wild as ever, while the other has adopted a more conservative lifestyle.
Votes: 13,944 | Gross: $30.31M
Week 38 2,738
17. Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
A young woman who's reinvented herself as a New York City socialite must return home to Alabama to obtain a divorce from her husband, after seven years of separation.
Votes: 96,807 | Gross: $127.22M
Week 39 3,293, Week 43 3,182
18. Red Dragon (2002)
R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer. Aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.
Votes: 234,754 | Gross: $93.15M
Week 40 3,357, Week 41 3,363, Week 42 3,307
19. The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
G | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus.
Votes: 45,648 | Gross: $139.24M
Week 44 3,350, Week 45 3,352
20. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An ancient prophecy seems to be coming true when a mysterious presence begins stalking the corridors of a school of magic and leaving its victims paralyzed.
Votes: 503,472 | Gross: $261.99M
Week 46 3,682, Week 47 3,682, Week 48 3,682, Week 49 3,387
21. Die Another Day (2002)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.
Votes: 194,155 | Gross: $160.94M
Week 50 3,377
22. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
PG | 179 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Votes: 1,379,422 | Gross: $342.55M
Week 51 3,622, Week 52 3,622