Special Report

Cost of a Movie Ticket the Year You Were Born

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Productions

1950
> Avg. ticket price: $0.46
> Price adjusted for inflation: $4.79
> Top-grossing movie of the year: Cinderella

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

1949
> Avg. ticket price: $0.46
> Price adjusted for inflation: $4.69
> Top-grossing movie of the year: Samson and Delilah

Source: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

1948
> Avg. ticket price: $0.44
> Price adjusted for inflation: $4.55
> Top-grossing movie of the year: The Snake Pit

Source: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

1947
> Avg. ticket price: $0.44
> Price adjusted for inflation: $5.01
> Top-grossing movie of the year: Forever Amber

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Productions

1946
> Avg. ticket price: $0.42
> Price adjusted for inflation: $5.65
> Top-grossing movie of the year: Song of the South

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