1962 in Film
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1962 in Film

The year 1962 in film involved some very significant events, with Lawrence of Arabia the year's top-grossing film as well as winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

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
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture (tie): That Touch of Mink
Best Picture (tie): The Music Man
Best Actor: Marcello Mastroianni - Divorce Italian Style
Best Actress: Rosalind Russell - Gypsy
Other
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

Notable films released in 1962

U.S.A. unless stated

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Short film series

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Film debuts

References

  1. ^ Box Office Information for Lawrence of Arabia. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  2. ^ Box Office Information for The Longest Day. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  3. ^ Box Office Information for In Search of the Castaways. Worldwide Box Office. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  4. ^ Box Office Information for That Touch of Mink. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  5. ^ Box Office Information for The Music Man. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  6. ^ Box Office Information for Mutiny on the Bounty. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  7. ^ Box Office Information for To Kill a Mockingbird. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  8. ^ Box Office Information for Hatari! The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  9. ^ Box Office Information for Gypsy. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  10. ^ "All-Time Top Grossers", Variety, 8 January 1964, pg 69.
  11. ^ Box Office Information for Lolita. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  12. ^ Box Office Information for The Interns. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  13. ^ Box Office Information for What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? IMDb. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  14. ^ Box Office Information for The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  15. ^ Box Office Information for Days of Wine and Roses. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  16. ^ Box Office Information for The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  17. ^ Solomon, Aubrey. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. ISBN 978-0-8108-4244-1. p228
  18. ^ a b "Top Rental Features of 1963", Variety, 8 January 1964, pg 71.
  19. ^ Box Office Information for The Miracle Worker. IMDb. Retrieved June 13, 2013.

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