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Seasonal Box Office

ALL RELEASES WIDE RELEASES LIMITED RELEASES CALENDAR GROSSES

INDEX BY SEASON | INDEX BY YEAR | SEASON-TO-DATE
 

WinterSpringSummerFall Holiday
Note: The Fall Season is defined as the day after Labor Day Weekend through the Thursday before the first Friday in November.

Year Adj. Gross Change Days in
Season
Avg. Movies Avg. Avg.
Drop*
#1 Movie Adj. Gross % of
Total
1978 $5,413.7 +8.0% n/a 55 $98.4 58.6% Grease $576.1 10.6%
1977 $5,013.0 +68.8% n/a 35 $143.2 2.8% Star Wars $1,160.4 23.1%
1980 $6,969.8 +7.4% n/a 116 $60.1 -15.0% The Empire Strikes Back $641.2 9.2%
1981 $6,609.7 -5.2% n/a 113 $58.5 -17.5% Raiders / Lost Ark $628.0 9.5%
1982 $7,858.7 +18.9% 58 $135.5 132 $59.5 -19.3% E.T. $1,010.9 12.9%
1987 $7,362.7 +5.9% 58 $126.9 238 $30.9 -22.9% Three Men and a Baby $339.1 4.6%
1983 $6,804.9 -13.4% 58 $117.3 163 $41.7 -23.4% Return of the Jedi $658.4 9.7%
1984 $8,037.5 +18.1% 58 $138.6 168 $47.8 -25.0% Ghostbusters $553.5 6.9%
1979 $6,488.2 +19.8% n/a 84 $77.2 -26.9% Kramer Vs. Kramer $349.8 5.4%
1985 $6,947.2 -13.6% 58 $119.8 180 $38.6 -27.1% Back to the Future $480.1 6.9%
1991 $8,352.2 -4.1% 58 $144.0 245 $34.1 -28.5% Terminator 2 $395.6 4.7%
1986 $6,951.3 +0.1% 65 $106.9 209 $33.3 -30.6% Top Gun $387.4 5.6%
1989 $8,434.7 +18.6% 58 $145.4 240 $35.1 -31.4% Batman $511.8 6.1%
1990 $8,709.2 +3.3% 58 $150.2 225 $38.7 -31.8% Home Alone $550.7 6.3%
1988 $7,110.5 -3.4% 58 $122.6 254 $28.0 -32.0% Rain Man $352.0 4.9%
1994 $9,837.3 +0.6% 58 $169.6 258 $38.1 -33.0% Forrest Gump $638.6 6.5%
1992 $9,024.8 +8.1% 58 $155.6 235 $38.4 -33.6% Aladdin $426.4 4.7%
1993 $9,777.4 +8.3% 58 $168.6 259 $37.8 -33.8% Jurassic Park $700.9 7.2%
1995 $10,022.5 +1.9% 58 $172.8 280 $35.8 -35.3% Toy Story $356.6 3.6%
1997 $11,758.7 +12.6% 65 $180.9 303 $38.8 -36.7% Titanic $1,043.5 8.9%
1996 $10,440.6 +4.2% 58 $180.0 311 $33.6 -37.2% Independence Day $563.2 5.4%
2000 $11,587.8 -0.3% 58 $199.8 374 $31.0 -38.7% The Grinch $391.1 3.4%
1999 $11,621.0 +3.4% 58 $200.4 385 $30.2 -39.9% The Phantom Menace $689.6 5.9%
1998 $11,235.0 -4.5% 58 $193.7 336 $33.4 -40.4% Saving Private Ryan $371.9 3.3%
2005 $11,143.1 -8.4% 58 $192.1 547 $20.4 -40.8% Revenge of the Sith $482.3 4.3%
2001 $11,546.6 -0.4% 58 $199.1 356 $32.4 -40.9% Harry Potter / Sorcerer's Stone $454.6 3.9%
2002 $12,806.5 +10.9% 58 $220.8 479 $26.7 -42.1% Spider-Man $564.9 4.4%
2011 $10,356.3 -0.8% 58 $178.6 602 $17.2 -42.6% Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $390.2 3.8%
2004 $12,167.7 - 58 $209.8 551 $22.1 -42.6% Shrek 2 $577.6 4.7%
2006 $11,381.2 +2.1% 58 $196.2 608 $18.7 -44.0% Dead Man's Chest $525.4 4.6%
2003 $12,167.5 -5.0% 65 $187.2 506 $24.0 -44.1% Return of the King $500.3 4.1%
2012 $11,179.4 +7.9% 58 $192.7 668 $16.7 -45.4% The Avengers $625.0 5.6%
2016 $10,476.5 -2.0% 58 $180.6 728 $14.4 -46.7% Rogue One $489.3 4.7%
2013 $10,956.6 -2.0% 58 $188.9 689 $15.9 -46.8% Catching Fire $415.6 3.8%
2007 $11,401.6 +0.2% 58 $196.6 631 $18.1 -47.0% Spider-Man 3 $397.7 3.5%
2014 $10,367.0 -5.4% 65 $159.5 706 $14.7 -47.1% American Sniper $350.2 3.4%
2009 $11,680.3 +6.8% 58 $201.4 521 $22.4 -47.6% Avatar $779.7 6.7%
2010 $10,443.0 -10.6% 58 $180.1 536 $19.5 -47.7% Toy Story 3 $424.4 4.1%
2015 $10,689.7 +3.1% 58 $184.3 705 $15.2 -47.9% Star Wars: The Force Awakens $879.0 8.2%
2008 $10,934.9 -4.1% 65 $168.2 607 $18.0 -48.1% The Dark Knight $603.8 5.5%
2017 $145.9 -98.6% 255 $572k 24 $6.1 -55.0% Split $38.4 26.3%
1921 $373.3 +276,683.4% n/a 1 $373.3 % The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse $373.3 100.0%
1926 n/a -100.0% n/a 1 n/a % The Sea Beast n/a 0.0%
1937 $629.8 - n/a 1 $629.8 % Snow White $629.8 100.0%
1961 $912.3 +16.3% n/a 2 $456.2 % 101 Dalmatians $457.3 50.1%
1960 $784.3 -42.1% n/a 2 $392.2 % Swiss Family Robinson $437.5 55.8%
1959 $1,354.5 +113.8% n/a 2 $677.2 % Ben-Hur $796.7 58.8%
1962 $435.5 -52.3% n/a 1 $435.5 % Lawrence of Arabia $435.5 100.0%
1963 $1,137.9 +161.3% n/a 3 $379.3 % Cleopatra (1963) $546.2 48.0%
1965 $2,831.5 +57.5% n/a 4 $707.9 % Sound of Music $1,157.8 40.9%
1964 $1,797.9 +58.0% n/a 7 $256.8 % Goldfinger $539.0 30.0%
1957 $633.6 -60.2% n/a 3 $211.2 % The Bridge on the River Kwai $442.3 69.8%
1956 $1,590.4 +414.9% n/a 2 $795.2 % The Ten Commandments $1,065.0 67.0%
1950 $153.4 +243.1% n/a 1 $153.4 % Cinderella (1950) $153.4 100.0%
1947 $44.7 -94.8% n/a 1 $44.7 % Bambi (Re-issue) (1947) $44.7 100.0%
1952 $487.8 +218.0% n/a 1 $487.8 % The Greatest Show on Earth $487.8 100.0%
1953 $1,207.9 +147.6% n/a 3 $402.6 % The Robe $532.1 44.1%
1955 $308.9 -62.5% n/a 1 $308.9 % Lady and the Tramp $308.9 100.0%
1954 $822.8 -31.9% n/a 3 $274.3 % Rear Window $383.6 46.6%
1966 $598.3 -78.9% n/a 3 $199.4 % Mary Poppins (Undocumented Releases) $322.3 53.9%
1967 $2,165.2 +261.9% n/a 7 $309.3 % The Graduate $695.2 32.1%
1942 $90.3 -91.0% n/a 1 $90.3 % Bambi $90.3 100.0%
1945 $510.1 +464.7% n/a 1 $510.1 % The Bells of St. Mary's $510.1 100.0%
1976 $2,969.3 -20.4% n/a 24 $123.7 % Rocky $447.5 15.1%
0 $135k - n/a 4 $33.7k % Amarcord $135k 100.0%
1941 $998.9 +122.1% n/a 2 $499.4 % Fantasia $607.6 60.8%
1939 $1,626.0 +158.2% n/a 1 $1,626.0 % Gone with the Wind $1,626.0 100.0%
1940 $449.7 -72.3% n/a 1 $449.7 % Pinocchio $449.7 100.0%
1975 $3,728.4 +7.8% n/a 23 $162.1 % Jaws $1,041.3 27.9%
1974 $3,460.1 +0.5% n/a 19 $182.1 % Blazing Saddles $514.0 14.9%
1969 $1,480.7 +18.8% n/a 7 $211.5 % Butch Cassidy... $573.6 38.7%
1968 $1,245.9 -42.5% n/a 7 $178.0 % 2001: A Space Odyssey $352.0 28.3%
1970 $2,430.4 +64.1% n/a 11 $220.9 % Love Story $569.1 23.4%
1971 $983.3 -59.5% n/a 9 $109.3 % French Connection $254.7 25.9%
1973 $3,441.8 +103.9% n/a 14 $245.8 % The Exorcist $839.1 24.4%
1972 $1,688.2 +71.7% n/a 7 $241.2 % The Godfather $639.4 37.9%
1946 $861.9 +69.0% n/a 2 $431.0 % The Best Years of Our Lives $447.2 51.9%
Dollars in millions. Click on year to view full chart
*Avg. Drop is the average second weekend drop from wide release date.
WinterSpringSummerFall Holiday
Note: The Fall Season is defined as the day after Labor Day Weekend through the Thursday before the first Friday in November.

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