1940 in film

The year 1940 in film involved some significant events, including the premieres of the Walt Disney films Pinocchio and Fantasia.

List of years in film (table)
In television
1937
1938
1939
1940
1941
1942
1943

Top-grossing films (U.S.)Edit

Highest-grossing films of 1940
Rank Title Studio Box-office gross rental
1 Boom Town MGM $3,664,000[1][2]
2 The Great Dictator United Artists $3,500,000[1]
3 Rebecca $3,000,000[1]
4 The Philadelphia Story MGM $2,374,000[1][2]
5 Strike Up the Band $2,265,000[1][2]
6 Northwest Passage $2,169,000[1][2]
7 Andy Hardy Meets Debutante $1,945,000[1][2]
8 North West Mounted Police Paramount $1,900,000[1]
9 The Fighting 69th Warner Bros. $1,822,000[1]
10 Santa Fe Trail $1,748,000[1]

EventsEdit

Academy AwardsEdit

Notable films released in 1940Edit

United States unless stated

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I-J

K-L

M

N

O-P

Q-R

S

T-V

W-Z

SerialsEdit

Short film seriesEdit

Animated short film seriesEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

DebutsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Annual US Box Office Chart of 1940
  2. ^ a b c d e The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.