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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.

List of years in film (table)
In television
1959
1960
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965

Contents

EventsEdit

Top-grossing films (U.S.)Edit

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. Lawrence of Arabia* Columbia $44,824,144[1]
2. The Longest Day 20th Century Fox $39,100,000[2]
3. In Search of the Castaways Disney $21,745,500[3]
4. That Touch of Mink Universal $17,648,927[4]
5. The Music Man Warner Bros. $14,953,846[5]
6. Mutiny on the Bounty MGM $13,680,000[6]
7. To Kill a Mockingbird Universal $13,129,846[7]
8. Hatari! Paramount $12,923,077[8]
9. Gypsy Warner Bros. $11,076,923[9]
10. Bon Voyage! Disney $11,000,000[10]

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

AwardsEdit

Notable films released in 1962Edit

U.S.A. unless stated

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B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

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O

P

R

S

T

V

W

XYZ

Short film seriesEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

Film debutsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.