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The Numbers - Movies Released in 1951

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This list shows all films released in 1951, 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 1951 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1951 - Domestic Home Market Release Schedule for 1951 - Most Popular 1951

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Budget
Domestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

January, 1951

January 1 Across the Wide Missouri Western   $5,500,000  
The African Queen Adventure   $10,750,000  
Call Me Mister Musical   $5,000,000  
David and Bathsheba   $14,000,000  
The Great Caruso   $4,500,000  

February, 1951

February 22 No Orchids for Miss Blandish Drama   $0  
 
February 23 Quo Vadis? Drama $8,250,000 $30,000,000  

March, 1951

March 25 Rawhide   $0  

April, 1951

April 2 The Lemon Drop Kid   $0  
 
April 20 On the Riviera Multiple Genres   $2,500,000  
 
April 30 The Man in the White Suit Comedy   $3,874  

May, 1951

May 4 Lassie: The Painted Hills Adventure   $0  

July, 1951

July 3 Strangers on a Train Thriller/Suspense $1,200,000 $7,000,000  
 
July 4 Ace in the Hole Drama   $0  
 
July 28 Alice in Wonderland Musical $3,000,000 $0  

August, 1951

August 29 Sommarlek Drama   $0  

September, 1951

September 10 The River Drama   $0  
 
September 13 Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. Action   $6,000,000  
 
September 18 A Streetcar Named Desire $1,800,000 $8,000,000  
 
September 21 No Highway in the Sky   $0  
 
September 24 Show Boat $2,300,000 $11,000,000  

November, 1951

November 9 An American in Paris Musical   $4,500,000  
 
November 28 A Christmas Carol Drama   $0  
 
November 30 La Poison Comedy   $0  

December, 1951

December 6 Fixed Bayonets! Action   $0  
 
December 26 Rashomon Drama   $96,568  
 
December 31 Callaway Went Thataway   $0  
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman   $0  
A Place in the Sun   $0  
Royal Wedding Musical   $0  

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