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Movies Released in 1942

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This list shows all films released in 1942, 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. All movies announced for release in 1942 are included.

See also: Top 1942 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1942 - Most Popular 1942

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Box Office
to Date

January, 1942

January 1 Once Upon a Honeymoon   $5,200,000  
Tales of Manhattan   $5,200,000  
January 19 Woman of the Year   $6,000,000  

June, 1942

June 4 Mrs. Miniver Drama   $13,500,000  
June 6 Yankee Doodle Dandy Multiple Genres   $11,800,000  

August, 1942

August 13 Bambi Drama $858,000 $102,797,000  

November, 1942

November 16 Cat People Drama $134,000 $4,000,000  
November 20 For Me and My Gal Multiple Genres   $4,400,000  
November 25 Gentleman Jim Drama   $0  

December, 1942

December 25 Arabian Nights Adventure   $3,719  
December 31 Jane Eyre Drama   $0  
Lassie Come Home Multiple Genres   $0  
Much Too Shy   $0  
There's One Born Every Minute Drama   $0