1933 in film

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The following is an overview of 1933 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.

In 1933, the top three grossing films in the United States were Queen Christina with $2,887,000; I'm No Angel with $2,850,000 and King Kong with $2,847,000.

Events


Top Grossing Films U.S.A.

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. Queen Christina MGM Greta Garbo $2,887,285
2. I'm No Angel Paramount Mae West $2,850,000
3. King Kong RKO Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot, and Robert Armstrong $2,847,000
4. 42nd Street Warner Bros. Warner Baxter, Ruby Keeler, and Dick Powell $2,250,000
5. She Done Him Wrong Paramount Mae West $2,200,000
6. State Fair Fox Janet Gaynor $1,800,000
7. Dinner at Eight MGM Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore and Billie Burke $1,207,068
8. Hold Your Man MGM Jean Harlow and Clark Gable $1,100,000
9. (tie) Little Women RKO Katharine Hepburn unknown
9. (tie) Design for Living Paramount Fredric March, Gary Cooper, and Miriam Hopkins unknown

Academy Awards

Notable films released in 1933

U.S.A. unless stated

Serials

Comedy film series

Animated short film series

Births

Deaths

Film debuts