Movies Released in 1961

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Budget
Domestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

January, 1961

January 1 Judgment at Nuremberg   $10,000,000  
The Misfits $4,000,000 $8,200,000  
Pocketful of Miracles $2,900,000 $5,000,000  
 
January 25 101 Dalmatians Comedy   $153,000,000  

February, 1961

February 7 ŕ bout de souffle Drama   $67,464  

March, 1961

March 16 The Absent Minded Professor Comedy   $25,381,407  

April, 1961

April 19 Dolce Vita, La   $19,500,000  

May, 1961

May 5 Return to Peyton Place   $9,996,178  

June, 1961

June 10 Ascenseur pour l'échafaud Drama   $263,404  
 
June 21 The Parent Trap   $25,150,385  
 
June 22 The Guns of Naverone   $28,900,000  
 
June 28 Fanny   $9,996,178  

July, 1961

July 13 The Exiles   $26,516  

August, 1961

August 9 Come September   $12,710,696  
 
August 31 Purple Noon Drama   $618,090  

September, 1961

September 13 Yojimbo Action   $0  
 
September 25 The Hustler $2,000,000 $7,600,000  

October, 1961

October 5 Breakfast at Tiffany's Drama   $9,551,904  
 
October 18 West Side Story Musical $6,000,000 $43,700,000  
 
October 30 King of Kings   $14,483,352  

November, 1961

November 9 Flower Drum Song   $10,738,117  
 
November 22 Blue Hawaii Musical   $10,440,453  

December, 1961

December 14 Babes in Toyland Musical   $10,218,316  
El Cid   $26,600,000  
 
December 20 Lover Come Back Romantic Comedy   $16,937,969  
 
December 31 Master of the World Adventure   $0