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