1941 in film

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.

List of years in film
In television
1938
1939
1940
1941
1942
1943
1944

Top-grossing films (U.S.)Edit

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

Highest-grossing films of 1941
Rank Title Studio Box-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 Road to Zanzibar
The Little Foxes
Paramount Pictures
RKO Radio Pictures/Samuel Goldwyn Productions
$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]

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Academy AwardsEdit

1941 film releasesEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ a b The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "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.