1958 in film

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The year 1958 in film in the US involved some significant events, including the hit musicals South Pacific and Gigi.

Events[edit]

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

Rank Title Studio Gross rental
1. South Pacific 20th Century Fox $16,300,000[1]
2. Auntie Mame Warner Bros. $9,000,000[2]
3. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof MGM $7,800,000[1]
4. No Time for Sergeants Warner Bros. $7,200,000[2]
5. Gigi MGM $6,750,000[1]
6. The Vikings United Artists $6,000,000[2]
7. The Young Lions 20th Century Fox $4,480,000[3]
8. The Inn of the Sixth Happiness $4,400,000[4]
9. Some Came Running MGM $4,245,000[5]
10. The Big Country United Artists $3,500,000[3]

Awards[edit]

Category/Organization 16th Golden Globe Awards
March 5, 1959
31st Academy Awards
April 6, 1959
Drama Comedy or Musical
Best Film The Defiant Ones Auntie Mame (Comedy)
Gigi (Musical)
Gigi
Best Director Vincente Minnelli
Gigi
Best Actor David Niven
Separate Tables
Danny Kaye
Me and the Colonel
David Niven
Separate Tables
Best Actress Susan Hayward
I Want to Live!
Rosalind Russell
Auntie Mame
Susan Hayward
I Want to Live!
Best Supporting Actor Burl Ives
The Big Country
Best Supporting Actress Hermione Gingold
Gigi
Wendy Hiller
Separate Tables
Best Foreign Language Film Girl and the River
The Road a Year Long
Rosemary
Mon Oncle

Notable films released in 1958[edit]

U.S.A. unless stated

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J–K

L

M

N

O

P–Q

R

S

T

U–Z

Film series[edit]

Carry On series (1958–1992)

Short film series[edit]

Ending this year

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Film debuts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "All-Time Top Gross Films". Variety. January 10, 1962. p. 13.
  2. ^ a b c "All-Time Domestic Champs". Variety. January 6, 1960. p. 34.
  3. ^ a b Cohn, Lawrence (October 15, 1990). "All-Time Film Rental Champs". Variety. p. M140-M196.
  4. ^ "1959: Probable Domestic Take". Variety. January 6, 1960. p. 34.
  5. ^ The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles, California: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study