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Top-grossing films (US)Edit

Top-grossing films by countryEdit

The highest-grossing 1961 films from countries outside of North America.

Country Title Studio Gross
India Gunga Jumna Mehboob Studio $14,610,000[n 2]
Soviet Union Striped Trip Lenfilm[11] $12,720,000[n 3]

AwardsEdit

Notable films released in 1961Edit

US unless stated

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

Y

Short film seriesEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

Film debutsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ 4.79 Indian rupees per US dollar from 1948 to 1966[10]
  2. ^ 7 crore[9] (US$14.61 million)[n 1]
  3. ^ 11.45 million Soviet rubles (45.8 million tickets sold,[12] average ticket price of 25 kopecks),[13] 0.9 Soviet rubles per US dollar from 1961 to 1971[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Box Office Information for West Side Story. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  2. ^ Box Office Information for |The Guns of Navarone. The Numbers. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  3. ^ Box Office Information for El Cid. The Numbers. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  4. ^ Box Office Information for The Absent-Minded Professor. The Numbers. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  5. ^ Box Office Information for The Parent Trap. The Numbers. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  6. ^ Box Office Information for Lover Come Back. The Numbers. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  7. ^ Box Office Information for King of Kings. The Numbers. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  8. ^ Box Office Information for One Hundred and One Dalmatians. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  9. ^ "Box Office 1961". Box Office India. Retrieved 2011-12-21.
  10. ^ "Rupee's journey since Independence: Down by 65 times against dollar", The Economic Times, 24 August 2013
  11. ^ Striped Trip on IMDb
  12. ^ Sergey Kudryavtsev. "Отечественные фильмы в советском кинопрокате".
  13. ^ Moscow Prime Time: How the Soviet Union Built the Media Empire that Lost the Cultural Cold War, page 48, Cornell University Press, 2011
  14. ^ Archive of Bank of Russia http://cbr.ru/currency_base/OldDataFiles/USD.xls