The year 1967 in film involved some significant events. It is widely considered one of the most ground-breaking years in American cinema, with "revolutionary" films highlighting the shift towards forward thinking European standards at the time, including: Bonnie and Clyde, The Graduate, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Cool Hand Luke, The Dirty Dozen, In Cold Blood, In the Heat of the Night, The Jungle Book and You Only Live Twice.[1]

List of years in film
In television

Highest-grossing films edit

North America edit

The top ten 1967 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1967
Rank Title Distributor Domestic rentals
1 The Graduate United Artists / Embassy $43,100,000[2]
2 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Columbia $25,500,000[2]
3 Bonnie and Clyde Warner Bros. $22,000,000[2]
4 The Dirty Dozen MGM $20,100,000[2]
5 Valley of the Dolls 20th Century Fox $20,000,000[2]
6 To Sir, with Love Columbia $19,100,000[2]
7 You Only Live Twice United Artists / Eon $18,000,000[2]
8 Thoroughly Modern Millie Universal $14,700,000[2]
9 The Jungle Book Buena Vista $13,000,000[2]
10 Camelot Warner Bros. $12,300,000[2]

Outside North America edit

The highest-grossing 1967 films in countries outside North America.

Country Title Studio Gross
India Hamraaz United Producers[3] $6,000,000[n 1]
Soviet Union Kidnapping, Caucasian Style Mosfilm $21,260,000[n 2]

Events edit

Awards edit

Category/Organization 25th Golden Globe Awards
February 12, 1968
40th Academy Awards
April 10, 1968
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film In the Heat of the Night The Graduate In the Heat of the Night
Best Director Mike Nichols
The Graduate
Best Actor Rod Steiger
In the Heat of the Night
Richard Harris
Rod Steiger
In the Heat of the Night
Best Actress Edith Evans
The Whisperers
Anne Bancroft
The Graduate
Katharine Hepburn
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Best Supporting Actor Richard Attenborough
Doctor Dolittle
George Kennedy
Cool Hand Luke
Best Supporting Actress Carol Channing
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Estelle Parsons
Bonnie and Clyde
Best Screenplay, Adapted Stirling Silliphant
In the Heat of the Night
Stirling Silliphant
In the Heat of the Night
Best Screenplay, Original William Rose
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Best Original Score Frederick Loewe
Alfred Newman and Ken Darby
Elmer Bernstein
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Best Original Song "If Ever I Would Leave You"
"Talk to the Animals"
Doctor Dolittle
Best Foreign Language Film Live for Life Closely Watched Trains

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Blowup, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Belle de jour, directed by Luis Buñuel, France / Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Le départ, directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, Belgium

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Notes edit

  1. ^ 4.5 crore;[4] 7.5 Indian rupees per US dollar in 1967[5]
  2. ^ 76.54 million Soviet tickets sold,[6] at average ticket price of 25 kopecks,[7] approximately 19.135 million Rbls; 0.9 Rbl per US dollar from 1961 to 1971[8]

References edit

  1. ^ Harris, Mark (2009). Pictures at a revolution : five movies and the birth of the new Hollywood. New York: Penguin Books. ISBN 978-0143115038.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Hamraaz at IMDb  
  4. ^ "Box Office 1967". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
  5. ^ "Pacific Exchange Rate Service, Foreign Currency Units per 1 U.S. Dollar, 1950-2020" (PDF).
  6. ^ Кавказская пленница, или Новые приключения Шурика. (in Russian). Archived from the original on 2007-01-03. Retrieved 2007-02-18.
  7. ^ Moscow Prime Time: How the Soviet Union Built the Media Empire that Lost the Cultural Cold War, page 48, Cornell University Press, 2011
  8. ^ Archive of Bank of Russia

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