1950 in film

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The year 1950 in film involved some significant events.

Events[edit]

Top grossing films (U.S.)[edit]

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. Cinderella Disney Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley $85,000,000
2. King Solomon's Mines MGM Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson, and Hugo Haas $9,955,000
3. All About Eve Fox Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, and Celeste Holm $8,400,000
4. Annie Get Your Gun MGM Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern, and Edward Arnold $7,756,000
5. Father of the Bride MGM Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, and Billie Burke $6,084,000
6. Sunset Boulevard Paramount Gloria Swanson, William Holden, and Erich von Stroheim $5,000,000
7. Born Yesterday Columbia Judy Holliday, Broderick Crawford, and William Holden $4,150,000
8. Wabash Avenue Fox Betty Grable, Victor Mature, and Phil Harris $4,054,000
9. At War with the Army Paramount Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, and Polly Bergen $3,100,000
10. My Blue Heaven Fox Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, David Wayne, and Mitzi Gaynor $3,000,000

Awards[edit]

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: All About Eve - 20th Century-Fox
Best Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz - All About Eve
Best Actor: José Ferrer - Cyrano de Bergerac
Best Actress: Judy Holliday - Born Yesterday
Best Supporting Actor: George Sanders - All About Eve
Best Supporting Actress: Josephine Hull - Harvey

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Sunset Boulevard
Best Actor: José Ferrer - Cyrano de Bergerac
Best Actress: Gloria Swanson - Sunset Boulevard
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: no award
Best Actor: Fred Astaire - Three Little Words
Best Actress: Judy Holliday - Born Yesterday
Other
Best Director: Billy Wilder - Sunset Boulevard

Grand Prix (Cannes Film Festival): not held

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival)

Justice Is Done (Justice est faite), directed by André Cayatte, France

Top ten money making stars[edit]

Rank Actor/Actress
1. John Wayne
2. Bob Hope
3. Bing Crosby
4. Betty Grable
5. James Stewart
6. (tie) Bud Abbott
Lou Costello
7. Clifton Webb
8. Esther Williams
9. Spencer Tracy
10. Randolph Scott

Notable films released in 1950[edit]

U.S.A. unless stated

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