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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
1968 $200.3 -39.8% n/a 7 $28.6 % 2001: A Space Odyssey $56.7 28.3%
1992 $4,605.3 +6.7% 58 $79.4 235 $19.6 -33.6% Aladdin $217.4 4.7%
2014 $10,435.7 -4.7% 65 $160.5 706 $14.8 -47.1% American Sniper $350.1 3.4%
2009 $10,821.2 +11.6% 58 $186.6 521 $20.8 -47.6% Avatar $749.8 6.9%
2012 $10,959.5 +8.4% 58 $189.0 668 $16.4 -45.4% The Avengers $623.4 5.7%
1985 $3,056.4 -8.8% 58 $52.7 180 $17.0 -27.1% Back to the Future $210.6 6.9%
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%
1989 $4,159.4 +16.4% 58 $71.7 240 $17.3 -31.4% Batman $251.2 6.0%
1945 $21.3 +611.1% n/a 1 $21.3 % The Bells of St. Mary's $21.3 100.0%
1959 $110.5 +181.8% n/a 2 $55.2 % Ben-Hur $74.0 67.0%
1946 $44.1 +106.5% n/a 2 $22.0 % The Best Years of Our Lives $23.7 53.7%
1984 $3,352.5 +26.2% 58 $57.8 168 $20.0 -25.0% Beverly Hills Cop $234.8 7.0%
1974 $800.1 +5.8% n/a 19 $42.1 % Blazing Saddles $119.5 14.9%
1957 $39.2 -63.5% n/a 3 $13.1 % The Bridge on the River Kwai $27.2 69.4%
1969 $260.7 +30.1% n/a 7 $37.2 % Butch Cassidy... $102.3 39.2%
2013 $10,955.4 - 58 $188.9 689 $15.9 -46.8% Catching Fire $424.7 3.9%
1950 $10.0 +354.5% n/a 1 $10.0 % Cinderella (1950) $10.0 100.0%
1963 $120.2 +220.5% n/a 3 $40.1 % Cleopatra (1963) $57.8 48.1%
2008 $9,698.0 +0.1% 65 $149.2 607 $16.0 -48.1% The Dark Knight $533.3 5.5%
2006 $9,214.4 +4.6% 58 $158.9 608 $15.2 -44.0% Dead Man's Chest $423.3 4.6%
1982 $2,868.0 +25.2% 58 $49.4 132 $21.7 -19.3% E.T. $359.2 12.5%
1980 $2,303.4 +15.1% n/a 116 $19.9 -15.0% The Empire Strikes Back $209.4 9.1%
1973 $756.5 +119.8% n/a 14 $54.0 % The Exorcist $193.0 25.5%
1941 $59.2 +51.9% n/a 2 $29.6 % Fantasia $42.9 72.4%
1994 $5,082.4 +1.9% 58 $87.6 258 $19.7 -33.0% Forrest Gump $329.7 6.5%
1921 $9.2 +321.7% n/a 1 $9.2 % The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse $9.2 100.0%
1971 $199.6 -56.4% n/a 9 $22.2 % French Connection $51.7 25.9%
1972 $344.2 +72.5% n/a 7 $49.2 % The Godfather $133.7 38.8%
1939 $189.5 +184.6% n/a 1 $189.5 % Gone with the Wind $189.5 100.0%
1967 $332.7 +252.9% n/a 7 $47.5 % The Graduate $104.6 31.4%
1978 $1,552.3 +13.1% n/a 55 $28.2 58.6% Grease $160.0 10.3%
1952 $36.0 +260.0% n/a 1 $36.0 % The Greatest Show on Earth $36.0 100.0%
2000 $7,738.7 +5.8% 58 $133.4 374 $20.7 -38.7% The Grinch $260.0 3.4%
2011 $10,113.3 -1.0% 58 $174.4 602 $16.8 -42.6% Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0 3.8%
2001 $8,070.5 +4.3% 58 $139.1 356 $22.7 -40.9% Harry Potter / Sorcerer's Stone $317.6 3.9%
1990 $4,527.6 +8.9% 58 $78.1 225 $20.1 -31.8% Home Alone $285.8 6.3%
1996 $5,706.8 +6.0% 58 $98.4 311 $18.3 -37.2% Independence Day $306.2 5.4%
1975 $936.5 +17.0% n/a 23 $40.7 % Jaws $260.0 27.8%
1993 $4,985.4 +8.3% 58 $86.0 259 $19.2 -33.8% Jurassic Park $357.1 7.2%
1979 $2,001.4 +28.9% n/a 84 $23.8 -26.9% Kramer Vs. Kramer $106.3 5.3%
1955 $36.4 -30.3% n/a 1 $36.4 % Lady and the Tramp $36.4 100.0%
1962 $37.5 -35.0% n/a 1 $37.5 % Lawrence of Arabia $37.5 100.0%
1970 $457.7 +75.5% n/a 11 $41.6 % Love Story $106.4 23.2%
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%
1953 $100.5 +179.2% n/a 3 $33.5 % Peter Pan $40.8 40.6%
1999 $7,316.3 +11.3% 58 $126.1 385 $19.0 -39.9% The Phantom Menace $431.1 5.9%
1940 $39.0 -79.4% n/a 1 $39.0 % Pinocchio $39.0 100.0%
1981 $2,290.1 -0.6% n/a 113 $20.3 -17.5% Raiders / Lost Ark $212.2 9.3%
1988 $3,573.6 +0.1% 58 $61.6 254 $14.1 -32.0% Rain Man $172.8 4.8%
1954 $52.2 -48.1% n/a 3 $17.4 % Rear Window $26.1 50.0%
1983 $2,657.4 -7.3% 58 $45.8 163 $16.3 -23.4% Return of the Jedi $252.6 9.5%
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%
1976 $777.9 -16.9% n/a 24 $32.4 % Rocky $117.2 15.1%
2016 $10,978.9 -1.1% 58 $189.3 728 $15.1 -46.6% Rogue One $504.2 4.6%
1998 $6,574.8 -1.5% 58 $113.4 336 $19.6 -40.4% Saving Private Ryan $216.5 3.3%
1926 $814k -91.1% n/a 1 $814k % The Sea Beast $814k 100.0%
2004 $9,319.5 +2.9% 58 $160.7 551 $16.9 -42.6% Shrek 2 $441.2 4.7%
1937 $66.6 +8,081.4% n/a 1 $66.6 % Snow White $66.6 100.0%
1965 $341.0 +61.4% n/a 4 $85.2 % Sound of Music $158.7 46.5%
2002 $9,206.2 +14.1% 58 $158.7 479 $19.2 -42.1% Spider-Man $403.7 4.4%
2007 $9,690.7 +5.2% 58 $167.1 631 $15.4 -47.0% Spider-Man 3 $336.5 3.5%
1977 $1,373.1 +76.5% n/a 35 $39.2 2.8% Star Wars $307.3 22.4%
2015 $11,098.7 +6.4% 58 $191.4 705 $15.7 -47.9% Star Wars: The Force Awakens $936.7 8.4%
1960 $72.4 -34.5% n/a 2 $36.2 % Swiss Family Robinson $40.4 55.8%
1956 $107.5 +195.7% n/a 2 $53.8 % The Ten Commandments $65.5 60.9%
1991 $4,314.6 -4.7% 58 $74.4 245 $17.6 -28.5% Terminator 2 $204.8 4.7%
1987 $3,570.5 +11.5% 58 $61.6 238 $15.0 -22.9% Three Men and a Baby $167.8 4.7%
1997 $6,671.8 +16.9% 65 $102.6 303 $22.0 -36.7% Titanic $600.8 9.0%
1986 $3,202.6 +4.8% 65 $49.3 209 $15.3 -30.6% Top Gun $176.8 5.5%
1995 $5,383.5 +5.9% 58 $92.8 280 $19.2 -35.3% Toy Story $191.8 3.6%
2010 $10,211.9 -5.6% 58 $176.1 536 $19.1 -47.7% Toy Story 3 $415.0 4.1%
2017 $69.9 -99.4% 255 $274k 18 $3.9 -54.7% Underworld 5 $26.5 38.0%
0 $2.2 - n/a 4 $544k % WB 75th Ann. Film Fest. $742k 34.1%
1961 $57.7 -20.3% n/a 2 $28.8 % West Side Story $43.7 75.7%
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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