Japan Weekend Box Office 09/15 – 09/17. ‘Don’t Call it Mystery: The Movie’ debuts in 1st place

The weekend movie box office ranking from September 15 to September 17 has revealed “Don’t Call it Mystery: The Movie” starring Masaki Suda debuted in 1st place and has exceeded 1.1 billion yen in its first four days of release. Based on the manga of the same name that was initially adapted into a Fuji TV drama in 2022 starring the same main cast, the film version attracted 609,600 moviegoers and box office revenue of 850 million yen during the weekend. Over four days (due to national holiday Respect for the Aged Day) the film wracked up a total of 854,000 moviegoers and grossed 1,169 million yen at the box office. Other newly released films in Japan that ranked within the top 10 include “Pretty Cure All Stars F” in 2nd place, “Gran Turismo” in 4th place, “A Haunting in Venice” in 6th place, and “Alice and Therese’s Illusion Factory” in 8th place.


“Pretty Cure All Stars F” is a film made to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the TV series and introduces some new characters while bringing back familiar faces. Over the three day weekend the film attracted 357,000 moviegoers and grossed 437 million yen, and over four days, it attracted 488,000 moviegoers and 591 million yen at the box office.


Japan Box Office Ranking Top 10 (Sep 15 to Sep 17)

  1. Don’t Call it Mystery: The Movie (NEW)
  2. Pretty Cure All Stars F (NEW)
  3. Haunted Mansion (week 3) (↓ 1)
  4. Gran Turismo (NEW)
  5. City Hunter the Movie: Angel Dust (week 2) (↓ 4)
  6. A Haunting in Venice (NEW)
  7. Mom, Is That You?! (week 3) (↓ 4)
  8. Alice and Therese’s Illusion Factory (NEW)
  9. The Boy and the Heron (How Do You Live?) (week 10) (↓ 3)
  10. Kingdom III: Flame of Destiny (week 8) (↓ 3)


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