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The Numbers - Movies Released in 1940

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This list shows all films released in 1940, 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 1940 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1940 - Most Popular 1940

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Box Office
to Date

January, 1940

January 1 Boom Town $2,000,000 $9,172,000  
The Philadelphia Story Romantic Comedy   $3,000,000  
Rebecca Drama $1,288,000 $6,000,000  
Road to Singapore Comedy   $3,200,000  

February, 1940

February 9 Pinocchio Adventure   $84,300,000  

November, 1940

November 13 Fantasia Musical $2,280,000 $83,320,000  

December, 1940

December 31 The Gay Caballero Western   $0  
Gli Ultimi Della Strada   $0  
Let George Do It!   $0  
The Shop Around the Corner Multiple Genres   $0  
Spare a Copper   $0