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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%
2016 $10,988.0 -1.0% 58 $189.4 728 $15.1 -46.6% Rogue One $505.2 4.6%
2012 $10,959.5 +8.4% 58 $189.0 668 $16.4 -45.4% The Avengers $623.4 5.7%
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%
2014 $10,435.7 -4.7% 65 $160.5 706 $14.8 -47.1% American Sniper $350.1 3.4%
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%
2008 $9,698.0 +0.1% 65 $149.2 607 $16.0 -48.1% The Dark Knight $533.3 5.5%
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%
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%
2003 $9,057.5 -1.6% 65 $139.3 506 $17.9 -44.1% Return of the King $377.0 4.2%
2005 $8,806.0 -5.5% 58 $151.8 547 $16.1 -40.8% Revenge of the Sith $380.3 4.3%
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%
1997 $6,671.8 +16.9% 65 $102.6 303 $22.0 -36.7% Titanic $600.8 9.0%
1998 $6,574.8 -1.5% 58 $113.4 336 $19.6 -40.4% Saving Private Ryan $216.5 3.3%
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%
1986 $3,202.6 +4.8% 65 $49.3 209 $15.3 -30.6% Top Gun $176.8 5.5%
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%
1983 $2,657.4 -7.3% 58 $45.8 163 $16.3 -23.4% Return of the Jedi $252.6 9.5%
1980 $2,303.4 +15.1% n/a 116 $19.9 -15.0% The Empire Strikes Back $209.4 9.1%
1981 $2,290.1 -0.6% n/a 113 $20.3 -17.5% Raiders / Lost Ark $212.2 9.3%
1979 $2,001.4 +28.9% n/a 84 $23.8 -26.9% Kramer Vs. Kramer $106.3 5.3%
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%
1975 $936.5 +17.0% n/a 23 $40.7 % Jaws $260.0 27.8%
1974 $800.1 +5.8% n/a 19 $42.1 % Blazing Saddles $119.5 14.9%
1976 $777.9 -16.9% n/a 24 $32.4 % Rocky $117.2 15.1%
1973 $756.5 +119.8% n/a 14 $54.0 % The Exorcist $193.0 25.5%
1970 $457.7 +75.5% n/a 11 $41.6 % Love Story $106.4 23.2%
1972 $344.2 +72.5% n/a 7 $49.2 % The Godfather $133.7 38.8%
1965 $341.0 +61.4% n/a 4 $85.2 % Sound of Music $158.7 46.5%
1967 $332.7 +252.9% n/a 7 $47.5 % The Graduate $104.6 31.4%
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%
1968 $200.3 -39.8% n/a 7 $28.6 % 2001: A Space Odyssey $56.7 28.3%
1971 $199.6 -56.4% n/a 9 $22.2 % French Connection $51.7 25.9%
1939 $189.5 +184.6% n/a 1 $189.5 % Gone with the Wind $189.5 100.0%
1963 $120.2 +220.5% n/a 3 $40.1 % Cleopatra (1963) $57.8 48.1%
1959 $110.5 +181.8% n/a 2 $55.2 % Ben-Hur $74.0 67.0%
1956 $107.5 +195.7% n/a 2 $53.8 % The Ten Commandments $65.5 60.9%
1953 $100.5 +179.2% n/a 3 $33.5 % Peter Pan $40.8 40.6%
1966 $94.3 -72.4% n/a 3 $31.4 % Mary Poppins (Undocumented Releases) $57.3 60.8%
1960 $72.4 -34.5% n/a 2 $36.2 % Swiss Family Robinson $40.4 55.8%
2017 $71.4 -99.3% 255 $280k 20 $3.6 -54.7% Underworld 5 $26.9 37.7%
1937 $66.6 +8,081.4% n/a 1 $66.6 % Snow White $66.6 100.0%
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%
1954 $52.2 -48.1% n/a 3 $17.4 % Rear Window $26.1 50.0%
1946 $44.1 +106.5% n/a 2 $22.0 % The Best Years of Our Lives $23.7 53.7%
1957 $39.2 -63.5% n/a 3 $13.1 % The Bridge on the River Kwai $27.2 69.4%
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%
1955 $36.4 -30.3% n/a 1 $36.4 % Lady and the Tramp $36.4 100.0%
1952 $36.0 +260.0% n/a 1 $36.0 % The Greatest Show on Earth $36.0 100.0%
1945 $21.3 +611.1% n/a 1 $21.3 % The Bells of St. Mary's $21.3 100.0%
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%
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%
0 $2.2 - n/a 4 $544k % WB 75th Ann. Film Fest. $742k 34.1%
1926 $814k -91.1% n/a 1 $814k % The Sea Beast $814k 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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