1962 in film

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The year 1962 in film involved some very significant events, with Lawrence of Arabia the year's top-grossing film as well as winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Events[edit]

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

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. Lawrence of Arabia* Columbia $44,824,144[1]
2. The Longest Day 20th Century Fox $39,100,000[2]
3. In Search of the Castaways Disney $21,745,500[3]
4. That Touch of Mink Universal $17,648,927[4]
5. The Music Man Warner Bros. $14,953,846[5]
6. Mutiny on the Bounty MGM $13,680,000[6]
7. To Kill a Mockingbird Universal $13,129,846[7]
8. Hatari! Paramount $12,923,077[8]
9. Gypsy Warner Bros. $11,076,923[9]
10. Bon Voyage! Disney $11,000,000[10]

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Awards[edit]

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Lawrence of Arabia – Horizon-Spiegel-Lean, Columbia
Best Director: David LeanLawrence of Arabia
Best Actor: Gregory PeckTo Kill a Mockingbird
Best Actress: Anne BancroftThe Miracle Worker
Best Supporting Actor: Ed BegleySweet Bird of Youth
Best Supporting Actress: Patty DukeThe Miracle Worker
Best Foreign Language Film: Sundays and Cybele (Les dimanches de ville d'Avray), directed by Serge Bourguignon, France


Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Lawrence of Arabia
Best Actor: Gregory PeckTo Kill a Mockingbird
Best Actress: Geraldine PageSweet Bird of Youth
Comedy or Musical:
Best Picture − Comedy: That Touch of Mink
Best Picture − Musical: The Music Man
Best Actor: Marcello MastroianniDivorce Italian Style
Best Actress: Rosalind RussellGypsy
Other
Best Supporting Actor: Omar SharifLawrence of Arabia
Best Supporting Actress: Angela LansburyThe Manchurian Candidate
Best Director: David LeanLawrence of Arabia


Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Keeper of Promises (O Pagador de Promessas), directed by Anselmo Duarte, Brazil


Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Family Diary (Cronaca familiare, Journal intime), directed by Valerio Zurlini, France / Italy
My Name is Ivan (Ivanovo detstvo), directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, USSR


Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

A Kind of Loving, directed by John Schlesinger, United Kingdom

Notable films released in 1962[edit]

U.S.A. unless stated

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Short film series[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Film debuts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Box Office Information for Lawrence of Arabia. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  2. ^ Box Office Information for The Longest Day. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  3. ^ Box Office Information for In Search of the Castaways. Worldwide Box Office. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  4. ^ Box Office Information for That Touch of Mink. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  5. ^ Box Office Information for The Music Man. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  6. ^ Box Office Information for Mutiny on the Bounty. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  7. ^ Box Office Information for To Kill a Mockingbird. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  8. ^ Box Office Information for Hatari! The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  9. ^ Box Office Information for Gypsy. The Numbers. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  10. ^ "All-Time Top Grossers", Variety, 8 January 1964, pg 69.
  11. ^ "Famous birthdays for Dec. 9: Judi Dench, John Malkovich". UPI.