Film Analytics: Releases Through the Decades

In the summer of 1977 the world saw the release of one of the most culturally impactful films ever released, Star Wars Epsiode IV: A New Hope. Before that fateful day in May, people saw summer films as movies that were just supposed to be throw films that weren’t going to win awards or bring in the big bucks. Star Wars changed everything. From 1977 on the summer was the time for big, blockbusters to be released and for teens to go out in droves to theaters.

In my own curiosity, I wanted to see what release trends looked like for movies throughout…