1968 in film

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List of years in film (table)
In television
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971

Events[edit]

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

Rank Title Studio Gross
1 2001: A Space Odyssey MGM $56,715,371[1]
2 Funny Girl Columbia $52,000,000[2]
3 The Love Bug Disney $51,264,000[3]
4 The Odd Couple Paramount $44,527,234[4]
5 Bullitt Warner Bros. $42,300,873[5]
6 Romeo and Juliet Paramount $38,901,218[6]
7 Oliver! Columbia $37,402,877[7]
8 Rosemary's Baby Paramount $33,395,426[8]
9 Planet of the Apes 20th Century Fox $32,589,624[9]
10 Night of the Living Dead Walter Reade Organization $30,000,000[10]

Awards[edit]

Category/Organization 26th Golden Globe Awards
January 22, 1969
41st Academy Awards
March 21, 1969
22nd BAFTA Awards
April 14, 1969
Drama Comedy or Musical
Best Film The Lion in Winter Oliver! The Graduate
Best Director Paul Newman
Rachel, Rachel
Carol Reed
Oliver!
Mike Nichols
The Graduate
Best Actor Peter O'Toole
The Lion in Winter
Ron Moody
Oliver!
Cliff Robertson
Charly
Spencer Tracy
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Best Actress Joanne Woodward
Rachel, Rachel
Barbra Streisand
Funny Girl
Katharine Hepburn
The Lion in Winter
Barbra Streisand
Funny Girl
Katharine Hepburn
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
The Lion in Winter
Best Supporting Actor Daniel Massey
Star
Jack Albertson
The Subject Was Roses
Ian Holm
The Bofors Gun
Best Supporting Actress Ruth Gordon
Rosemary's Baby
Billie Whitelaw
Twisted Nerve
Charlie Bubbles
Best Screenplay, Adapted Stirling Silliphant
Charly
James Goldman
The Lion in Winter
Buck Henry and Calder Willingham
The Graduate
Best Screenplay, Original Mel Brooks
The Producers
Best Foreign Language Film War and Peace N/A

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival): canceled due to events of May 1968

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Die Artisten in der Zirkuskuppel: Ratlos (Artists under the Big Top: Perplexed), directed by Alexander Kluge, West Germany

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Ole dole doff (Who Saw Him Die?), directed by Jan Troell, Sweden

Films released[edit]

US unless stated

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Notable Films Released in 1968[edit]

Note: U.S. releases unless stated.

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Short film series[edit]

Actor's debuts[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)". Box Office Mojo.
  2. ^ "Funny Girl (1968)". Box Office Mojo.
  3. ^ "The Love Bug, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 9, 2012.
  4. ^ "The Odd Couple, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 4, 2012.
  5. ^ "Bullitt, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 9, 2012.
  6. ^ "Romeo and Juliet, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 9, 2012.
  7. ^ "Box Office Information for Oliver!". The Numbers. Retrieved January 9, 2012.
  8. ^ "Rosemary's Baby, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 9, 2012.
  9. ^ "Planet of the Apes, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 9, 2012.
  10. ^ "Night of the Living Dead, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 9, 2012.

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