1965 in film

The year 1965 in film involved some significant events, with The Sound of Music topping the U.S. box office and winning five Academy Awards.

List of years in film (table)
In television
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968

Top-grossing films (U.S.)Edit

The top ten 1965 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1965
Rank Title Studio Box-office gross rental
1 The Sound of Music 20th Century Fox $72,000,000[1]
2 Doctor Zhivago Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $43,000,000[1]
3 Thunderball United Artists/Eon Productions $27,000,000[1]
4 Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines 20th Century Fox $14,000,000[2]
5 The Great Race Warner Bros. $11,400,000[3]
6 That Darn Cat! Walt Disney/Buena Vista Distribution $9,500,000[1]
7 Cat Ballou Columbia Pictures $9,300,000[1]
8 What's New Pussycat? United Artists $8,469,000[3]
9 Shenandoah Universal Pictures $7,771,000[3]
10 Von Ryan's Express 20th Century Fox $7,700,000[3]

EventsEdit

AwardsEdit

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Sound of Music – Argyle Enterprises, 20th Century Fox
Best Director: Robert WiseThe Sound of Music
Best Actor: Lee MarvinCat Ballou
Best Actress: Julie ChristieDarling
Best Supporting Actor: Martin BalsamA Thousand Clowns
Best Supporting Actress: Shelley WintersA Patch of Blue
Best Foreign Language Film: The Shop on Main Street (Obchod na korze), directed by Ján Kadár and Elmar Klos, Czechoslovakia

BAFTA Film Awards:

Best Film from Any Source: My Fair Lady
Best British Film: The Ipcress File

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Doctor Zhivago
Best Actor: Omar SharifDoctor Zhivago
Best Actress: Samantha EggarThe Collector
Comedy or Musical:
Best Picture: The Sound of Music
Best Actor: Lee MarvinCat Ballou
Best Actress: Julie AndrewsThe Sound of Music
Other
Best Supporting Actor: Oskar WernerThe Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Best Supporting Actress: Ruth GordonInside Daisy Clover
Best Director: David LeanDoctor Zhivago

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

The Knack ...and How to Get It, directed by Richard Lester, United Kingdom

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa (Sandra of a Thousand Delights), directed by Luchino Visconti, Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Alphaville, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, France / Italy

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp. 358–359. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6.
  2. ^ Aubrey Solomon, Twentieth Century-Fox: A Corporate and Financial History Rowman & Littlefield, 2002 p 229
  3. ^ a b c d Top 20 Films of 1965 by Domestic Revenue