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EventsEdit

Top-grossing films (U.S.)Edit

Rank Title Studio Gross rental
1. Spartacus Universal $14,000,000[1]
2. Psycho Paramount $9,100,000[1]
3. Exodus United Artists $8,500,000[1]
4. Swiss Family Robinson Disney $7,900,000[1]
5. The Alamo United Artists $7,900,000[1]
6. The Apartment $6,700,000[1]
7. BUtterfield 8 MGM $6,000,000[1]
8. Ocean's 11 Warner Bros. $5,500,000[1]
9. Please Don't Eat the Daisies MGM $5,300,000[1]
10. From the Terrace 20th Century Fox $5,200,000[1]

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Top-grossing films by countryEdit

The highest-grossing 1960 films in countries outside of North America.

Country Title Director Revenue Admissions Source(s)
France Ben-Hur William Wyler N/A 13,826,124 [2]
Germany Ben-Hur William Wyler N/A 13,525,000 [3]
India Mughal-e-Azam K. Asif $23,110,000 100,000,000 [n 1][6]
Italy Ben-Hur William Wyler N/A 15,400,000 [7]
Soviet Union Far from the Motherland Aleksei Shvachko $2,625,000 42,000,000 [n 3]
Spain Ben-Hur William Wyler N/A 4,653,194 [11]
United Kingdom Ben-Hur William Wyler N/A 13,200,000 [12]

AwardsEdit

1960 film releasesEdit

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Notable films released in 1960Edit

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ Mughal-e-Azam in India: 11 crore,[4] 4.76 Indian rupees per US dollar[5]
  2. ^ 4 Soviet rubles per US dollar from 1950 to 1960[10]
  3. ^ 10.5 million SUR (42 million Soviet tickets sold,[8] average ticket price of 25 kopecks),[9] 4 SUR per USD[n 2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp. 358–359. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6.
  2. ^ "Bilan Annuel France − 1960". JP's Box-Office. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Bilan Annuel Allemagne − 1960". JP's Box-Office. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Box Office 1960". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 2012-09-22. Retrieved 2017-07-02.
  5. ^ "Official exchange rate (LCU per US$, period average)". World Bank. 1960. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  6. ^ Bahubali 2 Is The Biggest Hindi Blockbuster This Century Archived 24 August 2017 at the Wayback Machine, Box Office India, 8 June 2017
  7. ^ "Bilan Annuel Italie − 1960". JP's Box-Office. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Prokat2". Kinokultura.com. Archived from the original on 2012-05-10. Retrieved 2012-10-09.
  9. ^ Moscow Prime Time: How the Soviet Union Built the Media Empire that Lost the Cultural Cold War, page 48, Cornell University Press, 2011
  10. ^ Archive of Bank of Russia http://cbr.ru/currency_base/OldDataFiles/USD.xls
  11. ^ "Bilan Annuel Espagne − 1960". JP's Box-Office. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  12. ^ "Ben Hur". British Film Institute. 28 November 2004. Retrieved 24 November 2013.