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The Numbers - Movies Released in 1953

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This list shows all films released in 1953, 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 1953 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1953 - Domestic Home Market Release Schedule for 1953 - Most Popular 1953

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Budget
Domestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

January, 1953

January 1 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Musical   $12,000,000  
Hondo Western   $8,200,000  
 
January 21 Niagara Thriller/Suspense $1,250,000 $2,500,000  

February, 1953

February 5 Peter Pan Adventure $4,000,000 $87,400,000  

April, 1953

April 1 Fear and Desire   $0  
 
April 8 Road to Bali   $0  
 
April 10 House of Wax $658,000 $23,800,000  
 
April 24 Shane Western   $20,000,000  

May, 1953

May 15 Phantom From Space Thriller/Suspense   $0  

June, 1953

June 13 The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms $210,000 $5,000,000  

July, 1953

July 13 Titanic Drama   $0  
 
July 26 The Maze Horror   $0  

August, 1953

August 5 From Here to Eternity $1,650,000 $30,500,000  
 
August 14 Hans Christian Andersen   $0  

September, 1953

September 3 Cat-Women of the Moon Thriller/Suspense   $0  
 
September 11 99 River Street Thriller/Suspense   $0  
 
September 16 The Robe $5,000,000 $36,000,000  

October, 1953

October 6 Little Fugitive Drama   $29,505  
 
October 16 Those Redheads from Seattle   $0  

November, 1953

November 3 Tôkyô monogatari Drama   $0  
 
November 4 Calamity Jane Romantic Comedy   $0  
 
November 5 How to Marry a Millionaire Romantic Comedy   $7,300,000  
 
November 24 Cease Fire! Documentary   $0  

December, 1953

December 13 L’amour d’une femme Drama   $0  
 
December 19 Crin-Blanc Drama   $0  
 
December 31 The Girl Who Had Everything   $0  
I Confess Thriller/Suspense   $0  

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