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Seasonal Box Office

ALL RELEASES WIDE RELEASES LIMITED RELEASES CALENDAR GROSSES

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

WinterSpringSummer FallHoliday
Note: The Summer Season is defined as the first Friday in May through Labor Day Weekend.

Year Total
Gross
Change Days in
Season
Avg. Movies Avg. Avg.
Drop*
#1 Movie Gross % of
Total
1982 $1,545.9 - 122 $12.7 49 $31.5 -27.5% E.T. $359.2 23.2%
1984 $1,493.1 +10.6% 122 $12.2 51 $29.3 -28.3% Ghostbusters $229.2 15.4%
1983 $1,350.4 -12.7% 122 $11.1 57 $23.7 -25.9% Return of the Jedi $252.6 18.7%
1985 $1,401.2 -6.2% 122 $11.5 60 $23.4 -31.6% Back to the Future $210.6 15.0%
1986 $1,391.0 -0.7% 122 $11.4 64 $21.7 -34.1% Top Gun $176.8 12.7%
1990 $1,806.2 -3.3% 122 $14.8 65 $27.8 -33.2% Ghost $217.6 12.0%
1989 $1,868.1 +17.2% 122 $15.3 73 $25.6 -35.5% Batman $251.2 13.4%
1988 $1,593.9 +7.9% 122 $13.1 73 $21.8 -33.2% Who Framed Roger Rabbit $156.5 9.8%
1993 $2,177.7 +31.4% 122 $17.8 78 $27.9 -35.8% Jurassic Park $357.1 16.4%
1987 $1,477.0 +6.2% 129 $11.4 80 $18.5 -26.4% Beverly Hills Cop II $153.7 10.4%
1994 $2,348.7 +7.9% 122 $19.3 80 $29.4 -36.3% Forrest Gump $329.7 14.0%
1992 $1,656.7 -6.6% 129 $12.8 80 $20.7 -38.7% Batman Returns $162.8 9.8%
1991 $1,773.1 -1.8% 122 $14.5 84 $21.1 -36.8% Terminator 2 $204.8 11.6%
1995 $2,311.1 -1.6% 122 $18.9 91 $25.4 -37.3% Batman Forever $184.0 8.0%
1996 $2,391.5 +3.5% 122 $19.6 92 $26.0 -41.3% Independence Day $306.2 12.8%
1997 $2,465.4 +3.1% 122 $20.2 104 $23.7 -42.0% Men in Black $250.7 10.2%
1998 $2,824.2 +14.6% 129 $21.9 111 $25.4 -42.0% Saving Private Ryan $216.5 7.7%
2000 $3,001.2 -6.2% 122 $24.6 118 $25.4 -44.3% Mission: Impossible II $215.4 7.2%
2001 $3,378.2 +12.6% 122 $27.7 120 $28.2 -46.4% Shrek $267.7 7.9%
1999 $3,199.4 +13.3% 122 $26.2 121 $26.4 -42.1% The Phantom Menace $431.1 13.5%
2002 $3,597.8 +6.5% 122 $29.5 157 $22.9 -46.0% Spider-Man $403.7 11.2%
2003 $3,751.2 +4.3% 122 $30.7 165 $22.7 -49.9% Finding Nemo $339.7 9.1%
2005 $3,567.4 -7.2% 122 $29.2 175 $20.4 -49.0% Revenge of the Sith $380.3 10.7%
2009 $4,304.0 +3.4% 129 $33.4 184 $23.4 -51.8% Transformers 2 $402.1 9.3%
2010 $4,215.4 -2.1% 122 $34.6 186 $22.7 -51.9% Toy Story 3 $415.0 9.8%
2006 $3,732.5 +4.6% 122 $30.6 192 $19.4 -47.7% Dead Man's Chest $423.3 11.3%
2004 $3,842.3 +2.4% 122 $31.5 193 $19.9 -48.1% Shrek 2 $441.2 11.5%
2008 $4,160.7 -1.2% 122 $34.1 194 $21.4 -50.5% The Dark Knight $533.3 12.8%
2011 $4,326.7 +2.6% 122 $35.5 203 $21.3 -50.6% Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0 8.8%
2007 $4,210.5 +12.8% 122 $34.5 218 $19.3 -51.4% Spider-Man 3 $336.5 8.0%
2014 $3,996.6 -17.6% 122 $32.8 218 $18.3 -47.6% Guardians of the Galaxy $313.7 7.8%
2012 $4,305.2 -0.5% 122 $35.3 222 $19.4 -49.5% The Avengers $623.4 14.5%
2013 $4,851.0 +12.7% 122 $39.8 232 $20.9 -49.4% Iron Man 3 $409.0 8.4%
Dollars in millions. Click on year to view full chart
*Avg. Drop is the average second weekend drop from wide release date.
WinterSpringSummer FallHoliday
Note: The Summer Season is defined as the first Friday in May through Labor Day Weekend.

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