Esther Williams Film Grosses 1942 – 1961

Year FILM – Actors Rank Wks Adjusted Gross
1942 ANDY HARDY’S DOUBLE LIFE Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney 6 $114,180,000
1943 A GUY NAMED JOE Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne 1 1 $246,080,000
1944 BATHING BEAUTY Red Skelton, Esther Williams 2 $177,540,000
1945 THRILL OF A ROMANCE Van Johnson, Esther Williams 3 $214,440,000
1946 ZIEGFELD FOLLIES William Powell, Judy Garland 1 2 $177,910,000
1946 THE HOODLUM SAINT William Powell, Esther Williams 6 $57,140,000
1946 EASY TO WED Van Johnson, Esther Williams 2 $199,100,000
1947 FIESTA Esther Williams, Akim Tamiroff 1 1 $173,000,000
1947 THIS TIME FOR KEEPS Esther Williams, Lauritz Melchior 5 $177,940,000
1948 ON AN ISLAND WITH YOU Esther Williams, Peter Lawford 2 $138,400,000
1949 TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams 1 1 $127,870,000
1949 NEPTUNE’S DAUGHTER Esther Williams, Red Skelton 1 1 $131,630,000
1950 DUCHESS OF IDAHO Van Johnson, Esther Williams 1 1 $107,220,000
1950 PAGAN LOVE SONG Esther Williams, Howard Keel 3 $82,740,000
1951 TEXAS CARNIVAL Esther Williams, Red Skelton 6 $81,600,000
1952 SKIRTS AHOY Esther Williams, Joan Evans 1 3 $84,380,000
1952 MILLION DOLLAR MERMAID Esther Williams, Victor Mature 1 3 $89,760,000
1953 DANGEROUS WHEN WET Esther Williams, Fernando Lamas 1 1 $64,880,000
1953 EASY TO LOVE Esther Williams, Van Johnson 1 2 $72,080,000
1955 JUPITER’S DARLING Esther Williams, Howard Keel 4 $61,510,000
1956 THE UNGUARDED MOMENT Esther Williams, George Nader 7
1958 RAW WIND IN EDEN Esther Williams, Jeff Chandler $38,060,000
1961 THE BIG SHOW Esther Williams, Cliff Robertson 9

NUMBER ONE BOX OFFICE HITS: 10
TOP TEN BOX OFFICE HITS: 22
TOTAL BOX OFFICE GROSS: $2,617,460,000 (Adjusted in 2016 USD)

Complete US Box Office Charts (week-by-week)
from Variety magazine are available here:
https://www.amazon.com/Weekly-Box-Office-Charts-1950s-ebook/dp/B071X33DBQ/

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