1941 in film

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The year 1941 in film involved some significant events, in particular the release of a film consistently rated as one of the greatest of all time, Citizen Kane .

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Top-grossing films (U.S.)

The top ten 1941 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1941
RankTitleStudioBox-office gross rental
1 Sergeant York Warner Bros. $6,075,000 [1]
2 Honky Tonk Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $2,893,000 [2]
3 Louisiana Purchase Paramount Pictures $2,800,000 [3]
4 How Green Was My Valley 20th Century Fox $2,447,000 [3]
5 Caught in the Draft
Ball of Fire
Paramount Pictures
RKO Radio Pictures/Samuel Goldwyn Productions
$2,200,000 [3]
6 The Little Foxes
Road to Zanzibar
RKO Radio Pictures/Samuel Goldwyn Productions
Paramount Pictures
$2,100,000 [3]
7 A Yank in the R.A.F. 20th Century Fox$2,063,000 [3]
8 Men of Boys Town Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer$2,009,000 [2]
9 Nothing But the Truth Paramount Pictures$2,000,000 [3]
10 In the Navy Universal Pictures $1,900,000 [3]

Events

Academy Awards

1941 film releases

United States unless stated

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Notable films released in 1941

United States unless stated

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Serials

Comedy film series

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Births

Deaths

Film Debuts

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References

  1. Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 28 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  2. 1 2 The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "All-time Film Rental Champs". Variety . October 15, 1990. p. M162 to 166.
  4. "All Time Box Office Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation". www.boxofficemojo.com. Archived from the original on 2014-06-07.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)