1950 in film

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List of years in film (table)
In television
1947
1948
1949
1950
1951
1952
1953

The year 1950 in film involved some significant events.

Events[edit]

Top-grossing films (US)[edit]

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. King Solomon's Mines MGM $9,955,000
2. All About Eve 20th Century Fox $8,400,000
3. Cinderella Disney $8,000,000
4. Annie Get Your Gun MGM $7,756,000
5. Father of the Bride $6,084,000
6. Sunset Boulevard Paramount $5,000,000
7. Born Yesterday Columbia $4,150,000
8. Wabash Avenue 20th Century Fox $4,054,000
9. At War with the Army Paramount $3,100,000
10. My Blue Heaven 20th Century Fox $3,000,000

Awards[edit]

Category/Organization 8th Golden Globe Awards
February 28, 1951
23rd Academy Awards
March 29, 1951
Drama Comedy or Musical
Best Film Sunset Boulevard N/A All About Eve
Best Director Billy Wilder
Sunset Boulevard
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
All About Eve
Best Actor José Ferrer
Cyrano de Bergerac
Fred Astaire
Three Little Words
José Ferrer
Cyrano de Bergerac
Best Actress Gloria Swanson
Sunset Boulevard
Judy Holliday
Born Yesterday
Judy Holliday
Born Yesterday
Best Supporting Actor Edmund Gwenn
Mister 880
George Sanders
All About Eve
Best Supporting Actress Josephine Hull
Harvey
Best Screenplay, Adapted Joseph L. Mankiewicz
All About Eve
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
All About Eve
Best Screenplay, Original Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder and D. M. Marshman Jr.
Sunset Boulevard

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]

US unless stated

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