1967 in film

The year 1967 in film involved some significant events. It is widely considered as one of the most ground-breaking years in film, with "revolutionary" films highlighting the change, 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
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970

Highest-grossing filmsEdit

North AmericaEdit

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

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

Outside North AmericaEdit

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]

EventsEdit

AwardsEdit

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
Camelot
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
Camelot
Alfred Newman and Ken Darby
Camelot
Elmer Bernstein
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Best Original Song "If Ever I Would Leave You"
Camelot
"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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US unless stated

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NotesEdit

  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 SUR; 0.9 Soviet rubles per US dollar from 1961 to 1971[8]

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2013-10-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ http://fx.sauder.ubc.ca/etc/USDpages.pdf#page=3
  6. ^ Кавказская пленница, или Новые приключения Шурика. KinoExpert.ru (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 http://cbr.ru/currency_base/OldDataFiles/USD.xls