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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
0 $2.2 - n/a 4 $544k % WB 75th Ann. Film Fest. $742k 34.1%
1921 $9.2 +321.7% n/a 1 $9.2 % The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse $9.2 100.0%
1926 $814k -91.1% n/a 1 $814k % The Sea Beast $814k 100.0%
1937 $66.6 +8,081.4% n/a 1 $66.6 % Snow White $66.6 100.0%
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%
1941 $59.2 +51.9% n/a 2 $29.6 % Fantasia $42.9 72.4%
1942 $3.0 -94.9% n/a 1 $3.0 % Bambi $3.0 100.0%
1945 $21.3 +611.1% n/a 1 $21.3 % The Bells of St. Mary's $21.3 100.0%
1946 $44.1 +106.5% n/a 2 $22.0 % The Best Years of Our Lives $23.7 53.7%
1947 $2.2 -95.0% n/a 1 $2.2 % Bambi (Re-issue) (1947) $2.2 100.0%
1950 $10.0 +354.5% n/a 1 $10.0 % Cinderella (1950) $10.0 100.0%
1952 $36.0 +260.0% n/a 1 $36.0 % The Greatest Show on Earth $36.0 100.0%
1953 $100.5 +179.2% n/a 3 $33.5 % Peter Pan $40.8 40.6%
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%
1956 $107.5 +195.7% n/a 2 $53.8 % The Ten Commandments $65.5 60.9%
1957 $39.2 -63.5% n/a 3 $13.1 % The Bridge on the River Kwai $27.2 69.4%
1959 $110.5 +181.8% n/a 2 $55.2 % Ben-Hur $74.0 67.0%
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%
1962 $37.5 -35.0% n/a 1 $37.5 % Lawrence of Arabia $37.5 100.0%
1963 $120.2 +220.5% n/a 3 $40.1 % Cleopatra (1963) $57.8 48.1%
1964 $211.3 +75.8% n/a 7 $30.2 % My Fair Lady $72.0 34.1%
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%
1967 $332.7 +252.9% n/a 7 $47.5 % The Graduate $104.6 31.4%
1968 $200.3 -39.8% n/a 7 $28.6 % 2001: A Space Odyssey $56.7 28.3%
1969 $260.7 +30.1% n/a 7 $37.2 % Butch Cassidy... $102.3 39.2%
1970 $457.7 +75.5% n/a 11 $41.6 % Love Story $106.4 23.2%
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%
1973 $756.5 +119.8% n/a 14 $54.0 % The Exorcist $193.0 25.5%
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%
1976 $777.9 -16.9% n/a 24 $32.4 % Rocky $117.2 15.1%
1977 $1,373.1 +76.5% n/a 35 $39.2 2.8% Star Wars $307.3 22.4%
1978 $1,552.3 +13.1% n/a 55 $28.2 58.6% Grease $160.0 10.3%
1979 $2,001.4 +28.9% n/a 84 $23.8 -26.9% Kramer Vs. Kramer $106.3 5.3%
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%
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%
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%
1986 $3,202.6 +4.8% 65 $49.3 209 $15.3 -30.6% Top Gun $176.8 5.5%
1987 $3,570.5 +11.5% 58 $61.6 238 $15.0 -22.9% Three Men and a Baby $167.8 4.7%
1988 $3,573.6 +0.1% 58 $61.6 254 $14.1 -32.0% Rain Man $172.8 4.8%
1989 $4,159.4 +16.4% 58 $71.7 240 $17.3 -31.4% Batman $251.2 6.0%
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%
1992 $4,605.3 +6.7% 58 $79.4 235 $19.6 -33.6% Aladdin $217.4 4.7%
1993 $4,985.4 +8.3% 58 $86.0 259 $19.2 -33.8% Jurassic Park $357.1 7.2%
1994 $5,082.4 +1.9% 58 $87.6 258 $19.7 -33.0% Forrest Gump $329.7 6.5%
1995 $5,383.5 +5.9% 58 $92.8 280 $19.2 -35.3% Toy Story $191.8 3.6%
1996 $5,706.8 +6.0% 58 $98.4 311 $18.3 -37.2% Independence Day $306.2 5.4%
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%
1999 $7,316.3 +11.3% 58 $126.1 385 $19.0 -39.9% The Phantom Menace $431.1 5.9%
2000 $7,738.7 +5.8% 58 $133.4 374 $20.7 -38.7% The Grinch $260.0 3.4%
2001 $8,070.5 +4.3% 58 $139.1 356 $22.7 -40.9% Harry Potter / Sorcerer's Stone $317.6 3.9%
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%
2004 $9,319.5 +2.9% 58 $160.7 551 $16.9 -42.6% Shrek 2 $441.2 4.7%
2005 $8,806.0 -5.5% 58 $151.8 547 $16.1 -40.8% Revenge of the Sith $380.3 4.3%
2006 $9,214.4 +4.6% 58 $158.9 608 $15.2 -44.0% Dead Man's Chest $423.3 4.6%
2007 $9,690.7 +5.2% 58 $167.1 631 $15.4 -47.0% Spider-Man 3 $336.5 3.5%
2008 $9,698.0 +0.1% 65 $149.2 607 $16.0 -48.1% The Dark Knight $533.3 5.5%
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%
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%
2014 $10,435.7 -4.7% 65 $160.5 706 $14.8 -47.1% American Sniper $350.1 3.4%
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%
2017 $71.4 -99.3% 255 $280k 20 $3.6 -54.7% Underworld 5 $26.9 37.7%
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.

INDEX BY SEASON | INDEX BY YEAR | SEASON-TO-DATE
 

Note: RELEASE DATE shows all movies that opened in a given time period and their total grosses. WIDE RELEASES shows only movies released in 600 or more theaters and their total grosses, grouped by wide release date. LIMITED RELEASES shows only movies released in less than 600 theaters and their total grosses, grouped by release date. CALENDAR GROSSES shows all movies playing during the indicated time period, both new and holdover, and their grosses (or estimated grosses) during that time period. Click here for a full explanation of the various box office sections.

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