1962 in film

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The year 1962 in film involved some very significant events, with Lawrence of Arabia winning seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director.

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Top-grossing films (U.S.)

The top ten 1962 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1962
RankTitleStudioBox-office gross rental
1 The Longest Day 20th Century Fox $17,600,000 [1]
2 Lawrence of Arabia Columbia Pictures $16,700,000 [1]
3 The Music Man Warner Bros. $8,100,000 [2]
4 That Touch of Mink Universal Pictures $7,942,000 [2]
5 Mutiny on the Bounty Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $7,410,000 [2]
6 To Kill a Mockingbird Universal Pictures$7,112,000 [2]
7 Hatari! Paramount Pictures $7,000,000 [2]
8 Gypsy Warner Bros.$6,000,000 [2]
9 Bon Voyage!
The Interns
Walt Disney/Buena Vista Distribution
Columbia Pictures
$5,000,000 [2]
10 In Search of the Castaways Walt Disney/Buena Vista Distribution$4,900,000 [3]

Events

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Lawrence of Arabia – Horizon-Spiegel-Lean, Columbia
Best Director: David Lean Lawrence of Arabia
Best Actor: Gregory Peck To Kill a Mockingbird
Best Actress: Anne Bancroft The Miracle Worker
Best Supporting Actor: Ed Begley Sweet Bird of Youth
Best Supporting Actress: Patty Duke The Miracle Worker
Best Foreign Language Film: Sundays and Cybele (Les dimanches de ville d'Avray), directed by Serge Bourguignon, France

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Lawrence of Arabia
Best Actor: Gregory Peck To Kill a Mockingbird
Best Actress: Geraldine Page Sweet Bird of Youth
Comedy or Musical:
Best Picture − Comedy: That Touch of Mink
Best Picture − Musical: The Music Man
Best Actor: Marcello Mastroianni Divorce Italian Style
Best Actress: Rosalind Russell Gypsy
Other
Best Supporting Actor: Omar Sharif Lawrence of Arabia
Best Supporting Actress: Angela Lansbury The Manchurian Candidate
Best Director: David Lean Lawrence of Arabia

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Keeper of Promises ( O Pagador de Promessas ), directed by Anselmo Duarte, Brazil

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Family Diary (Cronaca familiare, Journal intime), directed by Valerio Zurlini, France / Italy
My Name is Ivan (Ivanovo detstvo), directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, USSR

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

A Kind of Loving , directed by John Schlesinger, United Kingdom

1962 film releases

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References

  1. 1 2 Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp.  358–359. ISBN   978-1-903364-66-6.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Top 20 Films of 1962 by Domestic Revenue
  3. "All-time top film grossers", Variety 8 January 1964 p 37.
  4. "Famous birthdays for Dec. 9: Judi Dench, John Malkovich". UPI.