1960 in film

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1958
1959
1960
1961
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1963

The year 1960 in film involved some significant events.

Events[edit]

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

Rank Title Studio Gross rental
1. Spartacus Universal $14,000,000[1]
2. Psycho Paramount $9,100,000[1]
3. Exodus United Artists $8,500,000[1]
4. Swiss Family Robinson Walt Disney Productions $7,900,000[1]
5. The Alamo United Artists $7,900,000[1]
6. The Apartment United Artists $6,700,000[1]
7. BUtterfield 8 MGM $6,000,000[1]
8. Ocean's 11 Warner Bros. $5,500,000[1]
9. Please Don't Eat the Daisies MGM $5,300,000[1]
10. From the Terrace 20th Century Fox $5,200,000[1]

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Top-grossing films by country[edit]

The highest-grossing 1960 films from countries outside of North America.

Country Title Gross
India Mughal-e-Azam $23,100,000[n 1]
Soviet Union Far from the Motherland $2,625,000[n 3]

Awards[edit]

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Apartment - Mirisch, United Artists
Best Director: Billy Wilder - The Apartment
Best Actor: Burt Lancaster - Elmer Gantry
Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor - BUtterfield 8
Best Supporting Actor: Peter Ustinov - Spartacus
Best Supporting Actress: Shirley Jones - Elmer Gantry
Best Foreign Language Film: The Virgin Spring (Jungfrukällan), directed by Ingmar Bergman, Sweden

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Spartacus
Best Actor: Burt LancasterElmer Gantry
Best Actress: Greer GarsonSunrise at Campobello
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture (tie): The Apartment
Best Picture (tie): Song Without End
Best Actor: Jack LemmonThe Apartment
Best Actress: Shirley MacLaineThe Apartment
Other
Best Director: Jack CardiffSons and Lovers

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

La Dolce Vita, directed by Federico Fellini, Italy

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Le passage du Rhin (The Crossing of the Rhine), directed by André Cayatte, Italy / France / W.Germany

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

El lazarillo de tormes, directed by César Fernández Ardavín, Spain / Italy

1960 film releases[edit]

U.S.A. unless stated

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Notable films released in 1960[edit]

U.S.A. unless stated

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Short film series[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Film debuts[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Mughal-e-Azam in India: 11 crore,[2] 4.77 Indian rupees per US dollar[3]
  2. ^ 4 Soviet rubles per US dollar from 1950 to 1960[6]
  3. ^ 10.5 million SUR (42 million Soviet tickets sold,[4] average ticket price of 25 kopecks),[5] 4 SUR per USD[n 2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "Box Office 1960". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 2012-09-22. Retrieved 2017-07-02.
  3. ^ Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1961 (PDF). US Bureau of the Census. 1961. p. 937. Retrieved 7 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Prokat2". Kinokultura.com. Archived from the original on 2012-05-10. Retrieved 2012-10-09.
  5. ^ Moscow Prime Time: How the Soviet Union Built the Media Empire that Lost the Cultural Cold War, page 48, Cornell University Press, 2011
  6. ^ Archive of Bank of Russia http://cbr.ru/currency_base/OldDataFiles/USD.xls