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The Numbers - Movies Released in 1973

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This list shows all films released in 1973, 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 1973 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1973 - Most Popular 1973

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Budget
Domestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

January, 1973

January 1 Battle for the Planet of the Apes $1,800,000 $8,800,000  
Charlotte's Web   $0  
The Day of the Dolphin   $2,300,000  
Jonathan Livingston Seagull   $1,600,000  
The Last Detail   $10,000,000  
Lost Horizon   $3,000,000  
La nuit américaine Drama   $17,808  
Paper Moon   $30,933,743  
A Touch of Class   $16,800,000  
Westworld Action   $3,000,000  

February, 1973

February 2 The World's Greatest Athlete   $22,583,370  

May, 1973

May 18 The Day of the Jackal   $16,056,255  
 
May 23 Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid $4,638,783 $8,000,000  

June, 1973

June 27 Live and Let Die Action $7,000,000 $35,400,000  

August, 1973

August 11 American Graffiti Drama $777,000 $115,000,000  
 
August 15 Enter the Dragon   $21,483,063  
 
August 17 Jesus Christ Superstar Musical   $24,477,615  
 
August 22 High Plains Drifter Western $5,500,000 $15,700,000  

October, 1973

October 2 Mean Streets Drama   $32,645  
 
October 19 The Way We Were   $49,919,870  
 
October 24 Ivanhoe   $0  

November, 1973

November 8 Robin Hood Adventure   $32,056,467  
 
November 20 A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Adventure   $0  

December, 1973

December 1 La planète sauvage   $0  
 
December 5 Serpico   $27,274,150  
 
December 16 Papillon Drama   $53,267,000  
 
December 17 Sleeper Comedy $2,000,000 $18,344,729  
 
December 19 Viskningar och rop Drama $400,000 $0  
 
December 25 The Sting Comedy $5,500,000 $159,616,327  
 
December 26 The Exorcist Horror $12,000,000 $202,347,346  
 
December 28 Magnum Force Action   $44,680,473  
 
December 29 Persona Thriller/Suspense   $0  
 
December 31 Ash Wednesday   $0  
Divorce His, Divorce Hers   $0  
Godzilla vs. Megalon   $0  
Soylent Green Thriller/Suspense   $0  

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