Fred Astaire Film Grosses 1933 – 1981

Year FILM – Actors Rank Wks Adjusted Gross
1933 DANCING LADY Joan Crawford, Clark Gable 2 $103,110,000
1934 THE GAY DIVORCEE Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers 1 1 $81,010,000
1935 ROBERTA Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire 1 4 $105,750,000
1935 TOP HAT Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers 1 4 $128,450,000
1936 FOLLOW THE FLEET Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers 1 2 $106,010,000
1936 SWING TIME Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers 1 3 $112,380,000
1936 DANCING LADY Joan Crawford, Clark Gable [Re-issue]  9 $4,770,000
1937 SHALL WE DANCE Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers 1 2 $88,230,000
1937 A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS Fred Astaire, George Burns 2 $44,510,000
1938 CAREFREE Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers 2 $77,020,000
1939 THE STORY OF VERNON AND IRENE CASTLE Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers 1 1 $84,240,000
1940 BROADWAY MELODY OF 1940 Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell 4 $49,880,000
1940 SECOND CHORUS Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard 3 $47,040,000
1941 YOU’LL NEVER GET RICH Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth 2 $89,960,000
1942 HOLIDAY INN Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire 1 3 $243,480,000
1942 YOU WERE NEVER LOVELIER Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth 3 $102,520,000
1943 THE SKY’S THE LIMIT Fred Astaire, Joan Leslie 7 $84,110,000
1945 YOLANDA AND THE THIEF Fred Astaire, Lucille Bremer 2 $60,350,000
1946 ZIEGFELD FOLLIES William Powell, Judy Garland 1 2 $177,910,000
1946 BLUE SKIES Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby 1 1 $281,740,000
1948 EASTER PARADE Fred Astaire, Judy Garland 1 2 $181,220,000
1949 THE BARKLEYS OF BROADWAY Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers 2 $120,350,000
1950 THREE LITTLE WORDS Fred Astaire, Red Skelton 1 1 $113,540,000
1950 LET’S DANCE Betty Hutton, Fred Astaire 2 $90,260,000
1951 ROYAL WEDDING Fred Astaire, Jane Powell 1 3 $84,870,000
1952 THE BELLE OF NEW YORK Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen 4 $43,740,000
1953 THE BAND WAGON Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse 1 1 $73,530,000
1955 DADDY LONG LEGS Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron 1 1 $96,110,000
1957 FUNNY FACE Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire 1 2 $86,500,000
1957 SILK STOCKINGS Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse 3 $77,850,000
1959 ON THE BEACH Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner 1 4 $162,920,000
1961 THE PLEASURE OF HIS COMPANY Fred Astaire, Debbie Reynolds 1 4 $77,720,000
1962 THE NOTORIOUS LANDLADY Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon 6 $65,490,000
1968 FINIAN’S RAINBOW Fred Astaire, Petula Clark 2 $72,630,000
1969 MIDAS RUN Richard Crenna, Anne Heywood 4 $10,900,000
1974 THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT! Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly 1 3 $111,790,000
1974 THE TOWERING INFERNO Paul Newman, Steve McQueen 1 6 $451,820,000
1975 BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME The Andrews Sisters, Fred Astaire 26 $11,820,000
1976 THE AMAZING DOBERMANS James Franciscus, Barbara Eden 11 $7,310,000
1976 THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT, PART II Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly 5 $24,370,000
1981 GHOST STORY Fred Astaire, John Houseman 3 $69,320,200

NUMBER ONE BOX OFFICE HITS: 20
TOP TEN BOX OFFICE HITS: 38
TOTAL BOX OFFICE GROSS: $4,106,530,200 (Adjusted in 2016 USD)

Complete US Box Office Charts (week-by-week)
with grosses are available here:
https://www.amazon.com/Weekly-Grossing-Film-Charts-1930s-ebook/dp/B072K3LTPF/

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