1946 in film

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List of years in film (table)
In television
1943
1944
1945
1946
1947
1948
1949

The year 1946 in film involved some significant events.

Events[edit]

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

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. Song of the South* Disney $29,229,000
2. The Best Years of Our Lives RKO $11,300,000
Duel in the Sun Selznick
3. The Postman Always Rings Twice MGM $7,600,000
4. Blue Skies Paramount $5,700,000
5. The Yearling MGM $5,568,000
6. The Razor's Edge Fox $5,000,000
7. Notorious RKO $4,800,000
8. Till the Clouds Roll By MGM $4,762,000
9. Road to Utopia Paramount $4,500,000
10. Gilda Columbia $4,488,000

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Awards[edit]

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Best Years of Our Lives – Goldwyn, RKO Radio
Best Director: William WylerThe Best Years of Our Lives
Best Actor: Fredric MarchThe Best Years of Our Lives
Best Actress: Olivia de HavillandTo Each His Own
Best Supporting Actor: Harold RussellThe Best Years of Our Lives
Best Supporting Actress: Anne BaxterThe Razor's Edge

Golden Globe Awards:

Best Picture: The Best Years of Our Lives
Best Director: Frank CapraIt's a Wonderful Life
Best Actor: Gregory PeckThe Yearling
Best Actress: Rosalind RussellSister Kenny
Best Film Promoting International Understanding: The Last Chance (Switzerland)

GRAND PRIX (Cannes Film Festival):

Portrait of Maria (María Candelaria), directed by Emilio Fernández, Mexico
The Turning Point (Великий перелом, Velikiy perelom), directed by Fridrikh Ermler, Soviet Union
La Symphonie pastorale, directed by Jean Delannoy, France
The Last Chance (Die Letzte Chance), directed by Leopold Lintberg, Switzerland
Men Without Wings (Muži bez křídel), directed by František Čáp, Czechoslovakia
Rome, Open City (Roma, città aperta), directed by Roberto Rossellini, Italy

Top Ten Money Making Stars[edit]

Rank Actor/Actress
1. Bing Crosby
2. Ingrid Bergman
3. Van Johnson
4. Gary Cooper
5. Bob Hope
6. Humphrey Bogart
7. Greer Garson
8. Margaret O'Brien
9. Betty Grable
10. Roy Rogers

Notable films released in 1946[edit]

U.S.A. unless stated

A

B

C

D-F

G

H-J

K-L

M

N

O-Q

R-S

T-V

W-Z

Serials[edit]

Short film series[edit]

Short films[edit]

Animated Short Film Series[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Film debuts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kynaston, David (2007). Austerity Britain 1945–1951. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-0-7475-7985-4.