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The Sword in the Stone (1963)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,182,353Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
71% - Fresh
74% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 25th, 1963 (Wide) by Walt Disney
March 11th, 1983 (Limited) by Walt Disney
Video Release: March 20th, 2001 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment, released as Sword in the Stone, The
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Production and Technical Credits


DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 6th, 2013

August 7th, 2013

Like it usually is during the summer, this week is rather soft on home market. Granted, there is one wide release that did very well at the box office, Oblivion, plus a couple of limited releases that did well to earn a serious measure of mainstream success, The Place Beyond the Pines and Mud. However, there are also some releases in the top twenty that are definitely filler. Usually, once you reach exercise videos, there's nothing worth talking about. Of course, if I used that rule this week, there would be almost nothing on this week's list. Mud is likely the best release and the DVD or Blu-ray is worth picking up, but I'm still waiting for the screener to review and I hate awarding something Pick of the Week if the screener is late. Because of this, I'm going with another late release, Burn Notice: Season Six, as Pick of the Week. It arrived more than a month late, but it was worth the wait. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Disney Triple-Shot

August 4th, 2013

This week three Disney animated movies are coming out on Blu-ray for the first time, one from the 1980s, Oliver and Company; one from the 1970s, Robin Hood; and one from the 1960s, The Sword in the Stone. We will be starting with Robin Hood, because it is the only one of the three that I haven't previously reviewed. Have these three films aged well? And are the Blu-rays worth the upgrade? More...

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/03/25 7 $2,230,614   487 $4,580   $2,230,614 7,033
1983/04/01 8 $1,751,997 -21% 487 $3,598   $5,044,210 7,040
1983/04/08 9 $1,360,351 -22% 614 $2,216   $7,805,540 7,047
1983/04/15 13 $1,005,674 -26% 614 $1,638   $9,131,576 7,054

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/22/20086128,820 128,820$2,858,516$2,858,516379
6/29/20081157,215-56% 186,035$1,143,728$4,002,244380
7/6/20082630,121-47% 216,156$602,119$4,604,362381

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/11/2013723,125 23,125$577,204$577,204647
8/18/2013196,117-74% 29,242$152,681$729,885648

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