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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
2016 $10,399.1 -2.7% 58 $179.3 728 $14.3 -46.6% Rogue One $480.7 4.6%
2014 $10,367.0 -5.4% 65 $159.5 706 $14.7 -47.1% American Sniper $350.2 3.4%
2015 $10,689.7 +3.1% 58 $184.3 705 $15.2 -47.9% Star Wars: The Force Awakens $879.0 8.2%
2013 $10,956.6 -2.0% 58 $188.9 689 $15.9 -46.8% Catching Fire $415.6 3.8%
2012 $11,179.4 +7.9% 58 $192.7 668 $16.7 -45.4% The Avengers $625.0 5.6%
2007 $11,401.6 +0.2% 58 $196.6 631 $18.1 -47.0% Spider-Man 3 $397.7 3.5%
2006 $11,381.2 +2.1% 58 $196.2 608 $18.7 -44.0% Dead Man's Chest $525.4 4.6%
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%
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%
2009 $11,680.3 +6.8% 58 $201.4 521 $22.4 -47.6% Avatar $779.7 6.7%
2003 $12,167.5 -5.0% 65 $187.2 506 $24.0 -44.1% Return of the King $500.3 4.1%
2002 $12,806.5 +10.9% 58 $220.8 479 $26.7 -42.1% Spider-Man $564.9 4.4%
1999 $11,621.0 +3.4% 58 $200.4 385 $30.2 -39.9% The Phantom Menace $689.6 5.9%
2000 $11,587.8 -0.3% 58 $199.8 374 $31.0 -38.7% The Grinch $391.1 3.4%
2001 $11,546.6 -0.4% 58 $199.1 356 $32.4 -40.9% Harry Potter / Sorcerer's Stone $454.6 3.9%
1998 $11,235.0 -4.5% 58 $193.7 336 $33.4 -40.4% Saving Private Ryan $371.9 3.3%
1996 $10,440.6 +4.2% 58 $180.0 311 $33.6 -37.2% Independence Day $563.2 5.4%
1997 $11,758.7 +12.6% 65 $180.9 303 $38.8 -36.7% Titanic $1,043.5 8.9%
1995 $10,022.5 +1.9% 58 $172.8 280 $35.8 -35.3% Toy Story $356.6 3.6%
1993 $9,777.4 +8.3% 58 $168.6 259 $37.8 -33.8% Jurassic Park $700.9 7.2%
1994 $9,837.3 +0.6% 58 $169.6 258 $38.1 -33.0% Forrest Gump $638.6 6.5%
1988 $7,110.5 -3.4% 58 $122.6 254 $28.0 -32.0% Rain Man $352.0 4.9%
1991 $8,352.2 -4.1% 58 $144.0 245 $34.1 -28.5% Terminator 2 $395.6 4.7%
1989 $8,434.7 +18.6% 58 $145.4 240 $35.1 -31.4% Batman $511.8 6.1%
1987 $7,362.7 +5.9% 58 $126.9 238 $30.9 -22.9% Three Men and a Baby $339.1 4.6%
1992 $9,024.8 +8.1% 58 $155.6 235 $38.4 -33.6% Aladdin $426.4 4.7%
1990 $8,709.2 +3.3% 58 $150.2 225 $38.7 -31.8% Home Alone $550.7 6.3%
1986 $6,951.3 +0.1% 65 $106.9 209 $33.3 -30.6% Top Gun $387.4 5.6%
1985 $6,947.2 -13.6% 58 $119.8 180 $38.6 -27.1% Back to the Future $480.1 6.9%
1984 $8,037.5 +18.1% 58 $138.6 168 $47.8 -25.0% Ghostbusters $553.5 6.9%
1983 $6,804.9 -13.4% 58 $117.3 163 $41.7 -23.4% Return of the Jedi $658.4 9.7%
1982 $7,858.7 +18.9% 58 $135.5 132 $59.5 -19.3% E.T. $1,010.9 12.9%
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%
1979 $6,488.2 +19.8% n/a 84 $77.2 -26.9% Kramer Vs. Kramer $349.8 5.4%
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%
1976 $2,969.3 -20.4% n/a 24 $123.7 % Rocky $447.5 15.1%
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%
2017 $65.1 -99.4% 255 $255k 18 $3.6 -54.7% Underworld 5 $24.9 38.3%
1973 $3,441.8 +103.9% n/a 14 $245.8 % The Exorcist $839.1 24.4%
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%
1964 $1,797.9 +58.0% n/a 7 $256.8 % Goldfinger $539.0 30.0%
1967 $2,165.2 +261.9% n/a 7 $309.3 % The Graduate $695.2 32.1%
1968 $1,245.9 -42.5% n/a 7 $178.0 % 2001: A Space Odyssey $352.0 28.3%
1969 $1,480.7 +18.8% n/a 7 $211.5 % Butch Cassidy... $573.6 38.7%
1972 $1,688.2 +71.7% n/a 7 $241.2 % The Godfather $639.4 37.9%
1965 $2,831.5 +57.5% n/a 4 $707.9 % Sound of Music $1,157.8 40.9%
0 $135k - n/a 4 $33.7k % Amarcord $135k 100.0%
1953 $1,207.9 +147.6% n/a 3 $402.6 % The Robe $532.1 44.1%
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%
1963 $1,137.9 +161.3% n/a 3 $379.3 % Cleopatra (1963) $546.2 48.0%
1957 $633.6 -60.2% n/a 3 $211.2 % The Bridge on the River Kwai $442.3 69.8%
1941 $998.9 +122.1% n/a 2 $499.4 % Fantasia $607.6 60.8%
1946 $861.9 +69.0% n/a 2 $431.0 % The Best Years of Our Lives $447.2 51.9%
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%
1961 $912.3 +16.3% n/a 2 $456.2 % 101 Dalmatians $457.3 50.1%
1956 $1,590.4 +414.9% n/a 2 $795.2 % The Ten Commandments $1,065.0 67.0%
1937 $629.8 - n/a 1 $629.8 % Snow White $629.8 100.0%
1939 $1,626.0 +158.2% n/a 1 $1,626.0 % Gone with the Wind $1,626.0 100.0%
1926 n/a -100.0% n/a 1 n/a % The Sea Beast n/a 0.0%
1962 $435.5 -52.3% n/a 1 $435.5 % Lawrence of Arabia $435.5 100.0%
1921 $373.3 +276,683.4% n/a 1 $373.3 % The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse $373.3 100.0%
1940 $449.7 -72.3% n/a 1 $449.7 % Pinocchio $449.7 100.0%
1942 $90.3 -91.0% n/a 1 $90.3 % Bambi $90.3 100.0%
1952 $487.8 +218.0% n/a 1 $487.8 % The Greatest Show on Earth $487.8 100.0%
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%
1945 $510.1 +464.7% n/a 1 $510.1 % The Bells of St. Mary's $510.1 100.0%
1955 $308.9 -62.5% n/a 1 $308.9 % Lady and the Tramp $308.9 100.0%
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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