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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
1939 $1,626.0 +158.2% n/a 1 $1,626.0 % Gone with the Wind $1,626.0 100.0%
1977 $5,013.0 +68.8% n/a 35 $143.2 2.8% Star Wars $1,160.4 23.1%
1965 $2,831.5 +57.5% n/a 4 $707.9 % Sound of Music $1,157.8 40.9%
1956 $1,590.4 +414.9% n/a 2 $795.2 % The Ten Commandments $1,065.0 67.0%
1997 $11,758.7 +12.6% 65 $180.9 303 $38.8 -36.7% Titanic $1,043.5 8.9%
1975 $3,728.4 +7.8% n/a 23 $162.1 % Jaws $1,041.3 27.9%
1982 $7,858.7 +18.9% 58 $135.5 132 $59.5 -19.3% E.T. $1,010.9 12.9%
2015 $10,689.7 +3.1% 58 $184.3 705 $15.2 -47.9% Star Wars: The Force Awakens $879.0 8.2%
1973 $3,441.8 +103.9% n/a 14 $245.8 % The Exorcist $839.1 24.4%
1959 $1,354.5 +113.8% n/a 2 $677.2 % Ben-Hur $796.7 58.8%
2009 $11,680.3 +6.8% 58 $201.4 521 $22.4 -47.6% Avatar $779.7 6.7%
1993 $9,777.4 +8.3% 58 $168.6 259 $37.8 -33.8% Jurassic Park $700.9 7.2%
1967 $2,165.2 +261.9% n/a 7 $309.3 % The Graduate $695.2 32.1%
1999 $11,621.0 +3.4% 58 $200.4 385 $30.2 -39.9% The Phantom Menace $689.6 5.9%
1983 $6,804.9 -13.4% 58 $117.3 163 $41.7 -23.4% Return of the Jedi $658.4 9.7%
1980 $6,969.8 +7.4% n/a 116 $60.1 -15.0% The Empire Strikes Back $641.2 9.2%
1972 $1,688.2 +71.7% n/a 7 $241.2 % The Godfather $639.4 37.9%
1994 $9,837.3 +0.6% 58 $169.6 258 $38.1 -33.0% Forrest Gump $638.6 6.5%
1937 $629.8 - n/a 1 $629.8 % Snow White $629.8 100.0%
1981 $6,609.7 -5.2% n/a 113 $58.5 -17.5% Raiders / Lost Ark $628.0 9.5%
2012 $11,179.4 +7.9% 58 $192.7 668 $16.7 -45.4% The Avengers $625.0 5.6%
1941 $998.9 +122.1% n/a 2 $499.4 % Fantasia $607.6 60.8%
2008 $10,934.9 -4.1% 65 $168.2 607 $18.0 -48.1% The Dark Knight $603.8 5.5%
2004 $12,167.7 - 58 $209.8 551 $22.1 -42.6% Shrek 2 $577.6 4.7%
1978 $5,413.7 +8.0% n/a 55 $98.4 58.6% Grease $576.1 10.6%
1969 $1,480.7 +18.8% n/a 7 $211.5 % Butch Cassidy... $573.6 38.7%
1970 $2,430.4 +64.1% n/a 11 $220.9 % Love Story $569.1 23.4%
2002 $12,806.5 +10.9% 58 $220.8 479 $26.7 -42.1% Spider-Man $564.9 4.4%
1996 $10,440.6 +4.2% 58 $180.0 311 $33.6 -37.2% Independence Day $563.2 5.4%
1984 $8,037.5 +18.1% 58 $138.6 168 $47.8 -25.0% Ghostbusters $553.5 6.9%
1990 $8,709.2 +3.3% 58 $150.2 225 $38.7 -31.8% Home Alone $550.7 6.3%
1963 $1,137.9 +161.3% n/a 3 $379.3 % Cleopatra (1963) $546.2 48.0%
1964 $1,797.9 +58.0% n/a 7 $256.8 % Goldfinger $539.0 30.0%
1953 $1,207.9 +147.6% n/a 3 $402.6 % The Robe $532.1 44.1%
2006 $11,381.2 +2.1% 58 $196.2 608 $18.7 -44.0% Dead Man's Chest $525.4 4.6%
1974 $3,460.1 +0.5% n/a 19 $182.1 % Blazing Saddles $514.0 14.9%
1989 $8,434.7 +18.6% 58 $145.4 240 $35.1 -31.4% Batman $511.8 6.1%
1945 $510.1 +464.7% n/a 1 $510.1 % The Bells of St. Mary's $510.1 100.0%
2003 $12,167.5 -5.0% 65 $187.2 506 $24.0 -44.1% Return of the King $500.3 4.1%
1952 $487.8 +218.0% n/a 1 $487.8 % The Greatest Show on Earth $487.8 100.0%
2016 $10,415.4 -2.6% 58 $179.6 728 $14.3 -46.6% Rogue One $482.6 4.6%
2005 $11,143.1 -8.4% 58 $192.1 547 $20.4 -40.8% Revenge of the Sith $482.3 4.3%
1985 $6,947.2 -13.6% 58 $119.8 180 $38.6 -27.1% Back to the Future $480.1 6.9%
1961 $912.3 +16.3% n/a 2 $456.2 % 101 Dalmatians $457.3 50.1%
2001 $11,546.6 -0.4% 58 $199.1 356 $32.4 -40.9% Harry Potter / Sorcerer's Stone $454.6 3.9%
1940 $449.7 -72.3% n/a 1 $449.7 % Pinocchio $449.7 100.0%
1976 $2,969.3 -20.4% n/a 24 $123.7 % Rocky $447.5 15.1%
1946 $861.9 +69.0% n/a 2 $431.0 % The Best Years of Our Lives $447.2 51.9%
1957 $633.6 -60.2% n/a 3 $211.2 % The Bridge on the River Kwai $442.3 69.8%
1960 $784.3 -42.1% n/a 2 $392.2 % Swiss Family Robinson $437.5 55.8%
1962 $435.5 -52.3% n/a 1 $435.5 % Lawrence of Arabia $435.5 100.0%
1992 $9,024.8 +8.1% 58 $155.6 235 $38.4 -33.6% Aladdin $426.4 4.7%
2010 $10,443.0 -10.6% 58 $180.1 536 $19.5 -47.7% Toy Story 3 $424.4 4.1%
2013 $10,956.6 -2.0% 58 $188.9 689 $15.9 -46.8% Catching Fire $415.6 3.8%
2007 $11,401.6 +0.2% 58 $196.6 631 $18.1 -47.0% Spider-Man 3 $397.7 3.5%
1991 $8,352.2 -4.1% 58 $144.0 245 $34.1 -28.5% Terminator 2 $395.6 4.7%
2000 $11,587.8 -0.3% 58 $199.8 374 $31.0 -38.7% The Grinch $391.1 3.4%
2011 $10,356.3 -0.8% 58 $178.6 602 $17.2 -42.6% Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $390.2 3.8%
1986 $6,951.3 +0.1% 65 $106.9 209 $33.3 -30.6% Top Gun $387.4 5.6%
1954 $822.8 -31.9% n/a 3 $274.3 % Rear Window $383.6 46.6%
1921 $373.3 +276,683.4% n/a 1 $373.3 % The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse $373.3 100.0%
1998 $11,235.0 -4.5% 58 $193.7 336 $33.4 -40.4% Saving Private Ryan $371.9 3.3%
1995 $10,022.5 +1.9% 58 $172.8 280 $35.8 -35.3% Toy Story $356.6 3.6%
1968 $1,245.9 -42.5% n/a 7 $178.0 % 2001: A Space Odyssey $352.0 28.3%
1988 $7,110.5 -3.4% 58 $122.6 254 $28.0 -32.0% Rain Man $352.0 4.9%
2014 $10,367.0 -5.4% 65 $159.5 706 $14.7 -47.1% American Sniper $350.2 3.4%
1979 $6,488.2 +19.8% n/a 84 $77.2 -26.9% Kramer Vs. Kramer $349.8 5.4%
1987 $7,362.7 +5.9% 58 $126.9 238 $30.9 -22.9% Three Men and a Baby $339.1 4.6%
1966 $598.3 -78.9% n/a 3 $199.4 % Mary Poppins (Undocumented Releases) $322.3 53.9%
1955 $308.9 -62.5% n/a 1 $308.9 % Lady and the Tramp $308.9 100.0%
1971 $983.3 -59.5% n/a 9 $109.3 % French Connection $254.7 25.9%
1950 $153.4 +243.1% n/a 1 $153.4 % Cinderella (1950) $153.4 100.0%
1942 $90.3 -91.0% n/a 1 $90.3 % Bambi $90.3 100.0%
1947 $44.7 -94.8% n/a 1 $44.7 % Bambi (Re-issue) (1947) $44.7 100.0%
2017 $68.3 -99.3% 255 $268k 20 $3.4 -54.7% Underworld 5 $25.7 37.7%
0 $135k - n/a 4 $33.7k % Amarcord $135k 100.0%
1926 n/a -100.0% n/a 1 n/a % The Sea Beast n/a 0.0%
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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