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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 Total
Gross
Change Days in
Season
Avg. Movies Avg. Avg.
Drop*
#1 Movie Gross % of
Total
1939 $189.5 +184.6% n/a 1 $189.5 % Gone with the Wind $189.5 100.0%
1965 $341.0 +61.4% n/a 4 $85.2 % Sound of Music $158.7 46.5%
1937 $66.6 +8,081.4% n/a 1 $66.6 % Snow White $66.6 100.0%
1959 $110.5 +181.8% n/a 2 $55.2 % Ben-Hur $74.0 67.0%
1973 $756.5 +119.8% n/a 14 $54.0 % The Exorcist $193.0 25.5%
1956 $107.5 +195.7% n/a 2 $53.8 % The Ten Commandments $65.5 60.9%
1972 $344.2 +72.5% n/a 7 $49.2 % The Godfather $133.7 38.8%
1967 $332.7 +252.9% n/a 7 $47.5 % The Graduate $104.6 31.4%
1974 $800.1 +5.8% n/a 19 $42.1 % Blazing Saddles $119.5 14.9%
1970 $457.7 +75.5% n/a 11 $41.6 % Love Story $106.4 23.2%
1975 $936.5 +17.0% n/a 23 $40.7 % Jaws $260.0 27.8%
1963 $120.2 +220.5% n/a 3 $40.1 % Cleopatra (1963) $57.8 48.1%
1977 $1,373.1 +76.5% n/a 35 $39.2 2.8% Star Wars $307.3 22.4%
1940 $39.0 -79.4% n/a 1 $39.0 % Pinocchio $39.0 100.0%
1962 $37.5 -35.0% n/a 1 $37.5 % Lawrence of Arabia $37.5 100.0%
1969 $260.7 +30.1% n/a 7 $37.2 % Butch Cassidy... $102.3 39.2%
1955 $36.4 -30.3% n/a 1 $36.4 % Lady and the Tramp $36.4 100.0%
1960 $72.4 -34.5% n/a 2 $36.2 % Swiss Family Robinson $40.4 55.8%
1952 $36.0 +260.0% n/a 1 $36.0 % The Greatest Show on Earth $36.0 100.0%
1953 $100.5 +179.2% n/a 3 $33.5 % Peter Pan $40.8 40.6%
1976 $777.9 -16.9% n/a 24 $32.4 % Rocky $117.2 15.1%
1966 $94.3 -72.4% n/a 3 $31.4 % Mary Poppins (Undocumented Releases) $57.3 60.8%
1964 $211.3 +75.8% n/a 7 $30.2 % My Fair Lady $72.0 34.1%
1941 $59.2 +51.9% n/a 2 $29.6 % Fantasia $42.9 72.4%
1961 $57.7 -20.3% n/a 2 $28.8 % West Side Story $43.7 75.7%
1968 $200.3 -39.8% n/a 7 $28.6 % 2001: A Space Odyssey $56.7 28.3%
1978 $1,552.3 +13.1% n/a 55 $28.2 58.6% Grease $160.0 10.3%
1979 $2,001.4 +28.9% n/a 84 $23.8 -26.9% Kramer Vs. Kramer $106.3 5.3%
2001 $8,070.5 +4.3% 58 $139.1 356 $22.7 -40.9% Harry Potter / Sorcerer's Stone $317.6 3.9%
1971 $199.6 -56.4% n/a 9 $22.2 % French Connection $51.7 25.9%
1946 $44.1 +106.5% n/a 2 $22.0 % The Best Years of Our Lives $23.7 53.7%
1997 $6,671.8 +16.9% 65 $102.6 303 $22.0 -36.7% Titanic $600.8 9.0%
1982 $2,868.0 +25.2% 58 $49.4 132 $21.7 -19.3% E.T. $359.2 12.5%
1945 $21.3 +611.1% n/a 1 $21.3 % The Bells of St. Mary's $21.3 100.0%
2009 $10,821.2 +11.6% 58 $186.6 521 $20.8 -47.6% Avatar $749.8 6.9%
2000 $7,738.7 +5.8% 58 $133.4 374 $20.7 -38.7% The Grinch $260.0 3.4%
1981 $2,290.1 -0.6% n/a 113 $20.3 -17.5% Raiders / Lost Ark $212.2 9.3%
1990 $4,527.6 +8.9% 58 $78.1 225 $20.1 -31.8% Home Alone $285.8 6.3%
1984 $3,352.5 +26.2% 58 $57.8 168 $20.0 -25.0% Beverly Hills Cop $234.8 7.0%
1980 $2,303.4 +15.1% n/a 116 $19.9 -15.0% The Empire Strikes Back $209.4 9.1%
1994 $5,082.4 +1.9% 58 $87.6 258 $19.7 -33.0% Forrest Gump $329.7 6.5%
1992 $4,605.3 +6.7% 58 $79.4 235 $19.6 -33.6% Aladdin $217.4 4.7%
1998 $6,574.8 -1.5% 58 $113.4 336 $19.6 -40.4% Saving Private Ryan $216.5 3.3%
1993 $4,985.4 +8.3% 58 $86.0 259 $19.2 -33.8% Jurassic Park $357.1 7.2%
1995 $5,383.5 +5.9% 58 $92.8 280 $19.2 -35.3% Toy Story $191.8 3.6%
2002 $9,206.2 +14.1% 58 $158.7 479 $19.2 -42.1% Spider-Man $403.7 4.4%
2010 $10,211.9 -5.6% 58 $176.1 536 $19.1 -47.7% Toy Story 3 $415.0 4.1%
1999 $7,316.3 +11.3% 58 $126.1 385 $19.0 -39.9% The Phantom Menace $431.1 5.9%
1996 $5,706.8 +6.0% 58 $98.4 311 $18.3 -37.2% Independence Day $306.2 5.4%
2003 $9,057.5 -1.6% 65 $139.3 506 $17.9 -44.1% Return of the King $377.0 4.2%
1991 $4,314.6 -4.7% 58 $74.4 245 $17.6 -28.5% Terminator 2 $204.8 4.7%
1954 $52.2 -48.1% n/a 3 $17.4 % Rear Window $26.1 50.0%
1989 $4,159.4 +16.4% 58 $71.7 240 $17.3 -31.4% Batman $251.2 6.0%
1985 $3,056.4 -8.8% 58 $52.7 180 $17.0 -27.1% Back to the Future $210.6 6.9%
2004 $9,319.5 +2.9% 58 $160.7 551 $16.9 -42.6% Shrek 2 $441.2 4.7%
2011 $10,113.3 -1.0% 58 $174.4 602 $16.8 -42.6% Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0 3.8%
2012 $10,959.5 +8.4% 58 $189.0 668 $16.4 -45.4% The Avengers $623.4 5.7%
1983 $2,657.4 -7.3% 58 $45.8 163 $16.3 -23.4% Return of the Jedi $252.6 9.5%
2005 $8,806.0 -5.5% 58 $151.8 547 $16.1 -40.8% Revenge of the Sith $380.3 4.3%
2008 $9,698.0 +0.1% 65 $149.2 607 $16.0 -48.1% The Dark Knight $533.3 5.5%
2013 $10,955.4 - 58 $188.9 689 $15.9 -46.8% Catching Fire $424.7 3.9%
2015 $11,098.7 +6.4% 58 $191.4 705 $15.7 -47.9% Star Wars: The Force Awakens $936.7 8.4%
2007 $9,690.7 +5.2% 58 $167.1 631 $15.4 -47.0% Spider-Man 3 $336.5 3.5%
1986 $3,202.6 +4.8% 65 $49.3 209 $15.3 -30.6% Top Gun $176.8 5.5%
2006 $9,214.4 +4.6% 58 $158.9 608 $15.2 -44.0% Dead Man's Chest $423.3 4.6%
2016 $11,003.4 -0.9% 58 $189.7 728 $15.1 -46.6% Rogue One $506.9 4.6%
1987 $3,570.5 +11.5% 58 $61.6 238 $15.0 -22.9% Three Men and a Baby $167.8 4.7%
2014 $10,435.7 -4.7% 65 $160.5 706 $14.8 -47.1% American Sniper $350.1 3.4%
1988 $3,573.6 +0.1% 58 $61.6 254 $14.1 -32.0% Rain Man $172.8 4.8%
1957 $39.2 -63.5% n/a 3 $13.1 % The Bridge on the River Kwai $27.2 69.4%
1950 $10.0 +354.5% n/a 1 $10.0 % Cinderella (1950) $10.0 100.0%
1921 $9.2 +321.7% n/a 1 $9.2 % The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse $9.2 100.0%
2017 $97.3 -99.1% 255 $382k 23 $4.2 -54.7% Underworld 5 $27.4 28.1%
1942 $3.0 -94.9% n/a 1 $3.0 % Bambi $3.0 100.0%
1947 $2.2 -95.0% n/a 1 $2.2 % Bambi (Re-issue) (1947) $2.2 100.0%
1926 $814k -91.1% n/a 1 $814k % The Sea Beast $814k 100.0%
0 $2.2 - n/a 4 $544k % WB 75th Ann. Film Fest. $742k 34.1%
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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