1946 in Film
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1946 in Film
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The year 1946 in film involved some significant events.


Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. Song of the South* Disney/RKO $63,717,040
2. The Best Years of Our Lives* RKO
Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy and Fredric March $23,650,000
3. Duel in the Sun* RKO
Jennifer Jones and Gregory Peck $20,408,163
4. The Postman Always Rings Twice* MGM Lana Turner and John Garfield $8,330,000
5. Blue Skies Paramount Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire $5,700,000
6. The Yearling MGM Gregory Peck and Jane Wyman $5,568,000
7. The Razor's Edge 20th Century Fox Tyrone Power and Gene Tierney $5,000,000
8. Notorious RKO Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman $4,800,000
9. Till the Clouds Roll By MGM Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra and Robert Walker $4,762,000
10. Road to Utopia Paramount Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour and Bob Hope $4,500,000

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)


Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Best Years of Our Lives - Goldwyn, RKO Radio
Best Director: William Wyler - The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Actor: Fredric March - The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Actress: Olivia de Havilland - To Each His Own
Best Supporting Actor: Harold Russell - The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Supporting Actress: Anne Baxter - The Razor's Edge (1946 film)

Golden Globe Awards:

Best Picture: The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Director: Frank Capra - It's a Wonderful Life
Best Actor: Gregory Peck - The Yearling
Best Actress: Rosalind Russell - Sister Kenny
Best Film Promoting International Understanding: The Last Chance (Switzerland)

GRAND PRIX (Cannes Film Festival):

Portrait of Maria (María Candelaria), directed by Emilio Fernández, Mexico
The Turning Point (? ?, Velikiy perelom), directed by Fridrikh Ermler, Soviet Union
La Symphonie pastorale, directed by Jean Delannoy, France
The Last Chance (Die Letzte Chance), directed by Leopold Lintberg, Switzerland
Men Without Wings (Mu?i bez k?ídel), directed by Franti?ek ?áp, Czechoslovakia
Rome, Open City (Roma, città aperta), directed by Roberto Rossellini, Italy

Films released in 1946


Short film series

Animated Short Film Series



Film Debuts

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