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The Numbers - Movies Released in 1939

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This list shows all films released in 1939, including films that went direct-to-video, or only got an international theatrical release. For each film, we use the first date on which it was made available to the public, which might include international theatrical or domestic video releases that were a few days, or sometimes more, earlier than the domestic (US/Canada) theatrical release.

See also: Top 1939 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1939 - Most Popular 1939

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Box Office
to Date

January, 1939

January 1 Mr. Smith Goes To Washington Drama $1,500,000 $9,000,000  

March, 1939

March 29 The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle   $1,100,000  

August, 1939

August 25 The Wizard of Oz Musical $2,777,000 $33,711,566  

October, 1939

October 29 Le Quai des brumes Drama   $22,542  

November, 1939

November 3 Ninotchka   $1,200,000  

December, 1939

December 15 Gone with the Wind Drama $3,900,000 $198,680,470  
December 31 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Thriller/Suspense   $0  
The Cisco Kid and the Lady Western   $0  
Come On George!   $0  
Hound of the Baskervilles Drama   $0  
Mr. Wong in Chinatown Thriller/Suspense   $0  
Trouble Brewing   $0