1965 in film

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The year 1965 in film involved some significant events, with The Sound of Music topping the U.S. box office and winning five Academy Awards.

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Top-grossing films (U.S.)

The top ten 1965 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1965
RankTitleStudioBox-office gross rental
1 The Sound of Music 20th Century Fox $72,000,000 [1]
2 Doctor Zhivago Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $43,000,000 [1]
3 Thunderball United Artists/Eon Productions $27,000,000 [1]
4 Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines 20th Century Fox$14,000,000 [2]
5 The Great Race Warner Bros. $11,400,000 [3]
6 That Darn Cat! Walt Disney/Buena Vista Distribution $9,500,000 [1]
7 Cat Ballou Columbia Pictures $9,300,000 [1]
8 What's New Pussycat? United Artists$8,469,000 [3]
9 Shenandoah Universal Pictures $7,771,000 [3]
10 Von Ryan's Express 20th Century Fox$7,700,000 [3]

Events

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Sound of Music – Argyle Enterprises, 20th Century Fox
Best Director: Robert Wise The Sound of Music
Best Actor: Lee Marvin Cat Ballou
Best Actress: Julie Christie Darling
Best Supporting Actor: Martin Balsam A Thousand Clowns
Best Supporting Actress: Shelley Winters A Patch of Blue
Best Foreign Language Film: The Shop on Main Street (Obchod na korze), directed by Ján Kadár and Elmar Klos, Czechoslovakia

BAFTA Film Awards:

Best Film from Any Source: My Fair Lady
Best British Film: The Ipcress File

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Doctor Zhivago
Best Actor: Omar Sharif Doctor Zhivago
Best Actress: Samantha Eggar The Collector
Comedy or Musical:
Best Picture: The Sound of Music
Best Actor: Lee Marvin Cat Ballou
Best Actress: Julie Andrews The Sound of Music
Other
Best Supporting Actor: Oskar Werner The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Best Supporting Actress: Ruth Gordon Inside Daisy Clover
Best Director: David Lean Doctor Zhivago

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

The Knack ...and How to Get It , directed by Richard Lester, United Kingdom

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa (Sandra of a Thousand Delights), directed by Luchino Visconti, Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Alphaville , directed by Jean-Luc Godard, France / Italy

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp.  358–359. ISBN   978-1-903364-66-6.
  2. Aubrey Solomon, Twentieth Century-Fox: A Corporate and Financial History Rowman & Littlefield, 2002 p 229
  3. 1 2 3 4 Top 20 Films of 1965 by Domestic Revenue