December Box Office

The month of December

YearCumulative Gross%± LYReleasesAverage#1 Release Gross% of Total
2019$180,720,120-101$1,789,308Frozen II$70,619,18639.1%
2018$1,065,443,597-18.9%174$6,123,239Aquaman$199,059,82418.7%
2017$1,314,186,460+10.3%153$8,589,453Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi$517,218,36839.4%
2016$1,191,633,598-8.8%186$6,406,632Rogue One: A Star Wars Story$408,235,85034.3%
2015$1,306,129,813+44.6%150$8,707,532Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens$651,967,26949.9%
2014$903,430,317-13.6%165$5,475,335The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies$189,549,32621%
2013$1,046,284,914+9.2%164$6,379,786The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug$201,542,07819.3%
2012$958,001,360+10.6%158$6,063,299The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey$228,546,60423.9%
2011$865,840,359-1.8%146$5,930,413Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows$124,051,62914.3%
2010$881,411,851-17.3%164$5,374,462TRON: Legacy$117,540,07113.3%
2009$1,065,739,454+33.6%153$6,965,617Avatar$283,624,21026.6%
2008$797,928,067-17.4%153$5,215,216Marley & Me$72,444,0719.1%
2007$966,090,819+1.6%169$5,716,513I Am Legend$199,345,15420.6%
2006$951,244,203+8.9%167$5,696,073Night at the Museum$115,822,15412.2%
2005$873,860,822+18.1%164$5,328,419The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$209,440,08724%
2004$739,736,203-14.3%168$4,403,191Meet the Fockers$132,859,76518%
2003$863,197,066-2.8%180$4,795,539The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$249,445,92728.9%
2002$887,834,872+1.2%173$5,131,993The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$218,595,90524.6%
2001$877,529,895+11.1%90$9,750,332The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$163,871,21518.7%
2000$789,743,471+22.5%91$8,678,499What Women Want$110,022,95213.9%
1999$644,601,459+23.4%90$7,162,238Toy Story 2$114,645,96417.8%
1998$522,387,506+1.9%35$14,925,357A Bug's Life$79,953,70115.3%
1997$512,579,362+18.7%33$15,532,707Titanic$112,594,17322%
1996$431,823,895-17.2%38$11,363,786Jerry Maguire$65,675,81715.2%
1995$521,382,595+54.6%34$15,334,782Toy Story$101,688,71919.5%
1994$337,325,241-0.3%30$11,244,174The Santa Clause$56,408,44616.7%
1993$338,337,123-15.3%31$10,914,100Mrs. Doubtfire$78,579,33623.2%
1992$399,272,061+16.6%24$16,636,335Aladdin$73,360,25218.4%
1991$342,473,106-12.3%32$10,702,284Hook$64,261,84518.8%
1990$390,515,906+21.2%25$15,620,636Home Alone$99,741,93425.5%
1989$322,135,900+19.1%27$11,930,959National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation$57,789,93817.9%
1988$270,437,756+3.2%24$11,268,239Twins$49,668,52518.4%
1987$261,971,887+5.3%20$13,098,5943 Men and a Baby$56,883,56621.7%
1986$248,817,437+2.9%20$12,440,871Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$49,667,64020%
1985$241,751,521-19.1%20$12,087,576Rocky IV$54,714,59622.6%
1984$298,832,619-14.3%31$9,639,761Beverly Hills Cop$84,118,54728.2%
1983$348,819,631+83%20$17,440,981Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi$174,920,71550.2%
1982$190,647,096+542.7%20$9,532,354Tootsie$28,663,83915%
1981$29,663,433-8$3,707,929Neighbors$9,259,12231.2%
1978$40,925,251+11.2%1$40,925,251Superman$40,925,251100%
1977$36,791,758-3$12,263,919Saturday Night Fever$16,256,89844.2%