Special Report

Cost of a Movie Ticket the Year You Were Born

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Productions

1955
> Avg. ticket price: $0.58
> Price adjusted for inflation: $5.32
> Top-grossing movie of the year: Lady and the Tramp

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

1954
> Avg. ticket price: $0.55
> Price adjusted for inflation: $5.01
> Top-grossing movie of the year: White Christmas

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Productions

1953
> Avg. ticket price: $0.51
> Price adjusted for inflation: $4.70
> Top-grossing movie of the year: Peter Pan

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

1952
> Avg. ticket price: $0.48
> Price adjusted for inflation: $4.44
> Top-grossing movie of the year: The Greatest Show on Earth

Source: Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1951
> Avg. ticket price: $0.47
> Price adjusted for inflation: $4.53
> Top-grossing movie of the year: Quo Vadis?

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