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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
2015 $11,098.7 +6.4% 58 $191.4 705 $15.7 -47.9% Star Wars: The Force Awakens $936.7 8.4%
2012 $10,959.5 +8.4% 58 $189.0 668 $16.4 -45.4% The Avengers $623.4 5.7%
2016 $10,959.2 -1.3% 58 $189.0 728 $15.1 -46.6% Rogue One $501.9 4.6%
2013 $10,955.4 - 58 $188.9 689 $15.9 -46.8% Catching Fire $424.7 3.9%
2009 $10,821.2 +11.6% 58 $186.6 521 $20.8 -47.6% Avatar $749.8 6.9%
2010 $10,211.9 -5.6% 58 $176.1 536 $19.1 -47.7% Toy Story 3 $415.0 4.1%
2011 $10,113.3 -1.0% 58 $174.4 602 $16.8 -42.6% Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0 3.8%
2007 $9,690.7 +5.2% 58 $167.1 631 $15.4 -47.0% Spider-Man 3 $336.5 3.5%
2004 $9,319.5 +2.9% 58 $160.7 551 $16.9 -42.6% Shrek 2 $441.2 4.7%
2014 $10,435.7 -4.7% 65 $160.5 706 $14.8 -47.1% American Sniper $350.1 3.4%
2006 $9,214.4 +4.6% 58 $158.9 608 $15.2 -44.0% Dead Man's Chest $423.3 4.6%
2002 $9,206.2 +14.1% 58 $158.7 479 $19.2 -42.1% Spider-Man $403.7 4.4%
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%
2003 $9,057.5 -1.6% 65 $139.3 506 $17.9 -44.1% Return of the King $377.0 4.2%
2001 $8,070.5 +4.3% 58 $139.1 356 $22.7 -40.9% Harry Potter / Sorcerer's Stone $317.6 3.9%
2000 $7,738.7 +5.8% 58 $133.4 374 $20.7 -38.7% The Grinch $260.0 3.4%
1999 $7,316.3 +11.3% 58 $126.1 385 $19.0 -39.9% The Phantom Menace $431.1 5.9%
1998 $6,574.8 -1.5% 58 $113.4 336 $19.6 -40.4% Saving Private Ryan $216.5 3.3%
1997 $6,671.8 +16.9% 65 $102.6 303 $22.0 -36.7% Titanic $600.8 9.0%
1996 $5,706.8 +6.0% 58 $98.4 311 $18.3 -37.2% Independence Day $306.2 5.4%
1995 $5,383.5 +5.9% 58 $92.8 280 $19.2 -35.3% Toy Story $191.8 3.6%
1994 $5,082.4 +1.9% 58 $87.6 258 $19.7 -33.0% Forrest Gump $329.7 6.5%
1993 $4,985.4 +8.3% 58 $86.0 259 $19.2 -33.8% Jurassic Park $357.1 7.2%
1992 $4,605.3 +6.7% 58 $79.4 235 $19.6 -33.6% Aladdin $217.4 4.7%
1990 $4,527.6 +8.9% 58 $78.1 225 $20.1 -31.8% Home Alone $285.8 6.3%
1991 $4,314.6 -4.7% 58 $74.4 245 $17.6 -28.5% Terminator 2 $204.8 4.7%
1989 $4,159.4 +16.4% 58 $71.7 240 $17.3 -31.4% Batman $251.2 6.0%
1988 $3,573.6 +0.1% 58 $61.6 254 $14.1 -32.0% Rain Man $172.8 4.8%
1987 $3,570.5 +11.5% 58 $61.6 238 $15.0 -22.9% Three Men and a Baby $167.8 4.7%
1984 $3,352.5 +26.2% 58 $57.8 168 $20.0 -25.0% Beverly Hills Cop $234.8 7.0%
1985 $3,056.4 -8.8% 58 $52.7 180 $17.0 -27.1% Back to the Future $210.6 6.9%
1982 $2,868.0 +25.2% 58 $49.4 132 $21.7 -19.3% E.T. $359.2 12.5%
1986 $3,202.6 +4.8% 65 $49.3 209 $15.3 -30.6% Top Gun $176.8 5.5%
1983 $2,657.4 -7.3% 58 $45.8 163 $16.3 -23.4% Return of the Jedi $252.6 9.5%
2017 $65.3 -99.4% 255 $256k 18 $3.6 -54.7% Underworld 5 $25.4 38.9%
1981 $2,290.1 -0.6% n/a 113 $20.3 -17.5% Raiders / Lost Ark $212.2 9.3%
1980 $2,303.4 +15.1% n/a 116 $19.9 -15.0% The Empire Strikes Back $209.4 9.1%
1979 $2,001.4 +28.9% n/a 84 $23.8 -26.9% Kramer Vs. Kramer $106.3 5.3%
1953 $100.5 +179.2% n/a 3 $33.5 % Peter Pan $40.8 40.6%
1952 $36.0 +260.0% n/a 1 $36.0 % The Greatest Show on Earth $36.0 100.0%
1950 $10.0 +354.5% n/a 1 $10.0 % Cinderella (1950) $10.0 100.0%
1954 $52.2 -48.1% n/a 3 $17.4 % Rear Window $26.1 50.0%
1955 $36.4 -30.3% n/a 1 $36.4 % Lady and the Tramp $36.4 100.0%
1959 $110.5 +181.8% n/a 2 $55.2 % Ben-Hur $74.0 67.0%
1957 $39.2 -63.5% n/a 3 $13.1 % The Bridge on the River Kwai $27.2 69.4%
1956 $107.5 +195.7% n/a 2 $53.8 % The Ten Commandments $65.5 60.9%
1947 $2.2 -95.0% n/a 1 $2.2 % Bambi (Re-issue) (1947) $2.2 100.0%
1946 $44.1 +106.5% n/a 2 $22.0 % The Best Years of Our Lives $23.7 53.7%
1937 $66.6 +8,081.4% n/a 1 $66.6 % Snow White $66.6 100.0%
1926 $814k -91.1% n/a 1 $814k % The Sea Beast $814k 100.0%
1921 $9.2 +321.7% n/a 1 $9.2 % The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse $9.2 100.0%
1939 $189.5 +184.6% n/a 1 $189.5 % Gone with the Wind $189.5 100.0%
1940 $39.0 -79.4% n/a 1 $39.0 % Pinocchio $39.0 100.0%
1945 $21.3 +611.1% n/a 1 $21.3 % The Bells of St. Mary's $21.3 100.0%
1942 $3.0 -94.9% n/a 1 $3.0 % Bambi $3.0 100.0%
1941 $59.2 +51.9% n/a 2 $29.6 % Fantasia $42.9 72.4%
1960 $72.4 -34.5% n/a 2 $36.2 % Swiss Family Robinson $40.4 55.8%
1961 $57.7 -20.3% n/a 2 $28.8 % West Side Story $43.7 75.7%
1973 $756.5 +119.8% n/a 14 $54.0 % The Exorcist $193.0 25.5%
1972 $344.2 +72.5% n/a 7 $49.2 % The Godfather $133.7 38.8%
1971 $199.6 -56.4% n/a 9 $22.2 % French Connection $51.7 25.9%
1974 $800.1 +5.8% n/a 19 $42.1 % Blazing Saddles $119.5 14.9%
1975 $936.5 +17.0% n/a 23 $40.7 % Jaws $260.0 27.8%
1978 $1,552.3 +13.1% n/a 55 $28.2 58.6% Grease $160.0 10.3%
1977 $1,373.1 +76.5% n/a 35 $39.2 2.8% Star Wars $307.3 22.4%
1976 $777.9 -16.9% n/a 24 $32.4 % Rocky $117.2 15.1%
1970 $457.7 +75.5% n/a 11 $41.6 % Love Story $106.4 23.2%
1969 $260.7 +30.1% n/a 7 $37.2 % Butch Cassidy... $102.3 39.2%
1964 $211.3 +75.8% n/a 7 $30.2 % My Fair Lady $72.0 34.1%
1963 $120.2 +220.5% n/a 3 $40.1 % Cleopatra (1963) $57.8 48.1%
1962 $37.5 -35.0% n/a 1 $37.5 % Lawrence of Arabia $37.5 100.0%
1965 $341.0 +61.4% n/a 4 $85.2 % Sound of Music $158.7 46.5%
1966 $94.3 -72.4% n/a 3 $31.4 % Mary Poppins (Undocumented Releases) $57.3 60.8%
1968 $200.3 -39.8% n/a 7 $28.6 % 2001: A Space Odyssey $56.7 28.3%
1967 $332.7 +252.9% n/a 7 $47.5 % The Graduate $104.6 31.4%
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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