5. Inside Man: March 24, 2006 ($28,954,945)
The Spike Lee-helmed picture stars Washington as Detective Keith Frazier, the NYPD’s hostage negotiator, trying to figure out a complicated bank heist pulled off by Dalton Russell (Clive Owen). The film also stars Jodie Foster and was written by Russell Gewirtz. Weekend receipts reached $28,954,945; it grossed $88,513,495 domestically and 184,400,000 globally.