1969 in film

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The year 1969 in film involved some significant events, with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid dominating the U.S. box office and becoming one of the highest-grossing films of all time and Midnight Cowboy, a film rated X, winning the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Events[edit]

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

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 20th Century Fox $102,308,889[1]
2. Midnight Cowboy United Artists $44,785,053[2]
3. Easy Rider Columbia $41,728,598[3]
4. Hello, Dolly! 20th Century Fox $33,208,099[4]
5. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Columbia $31,897,253[5]
6. The Italian Job Paramount $31,678,778[6]
7. True Grit $31,132,592[7]
8. Cactus Flower Columbia $25,889,208[8]
9. Goodbye, Columbus Paramount $22,939,805[9]
10. On Her Majesty's Secret Service United Artists $22,774,493[10]

Awards[edit]

Academy Awards:


Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Comedy or Musical:
Other
Best Supporting Actor: Gig YoungThey Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Best Supporting Actress: Goldie HawnCactus Flower
Best Director: Charles JarrottAnne of the Thousand Days


Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

If...., directed by Lindsay Anderson, United Kingdom


Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival): Not awarded


Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Rani Radovi (Early Works), directed by Želimir Žilnik, Yugoslavia

Films released[edit]

Note: U.S. releases unless stated.

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Notable films released in 1969[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. ^ "Box Office Information for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  2. ^ "Box Office Information for Midnight Cowboy". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  3. ^ "Box Office Information for Easy Rider". The Numbers. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  4. ^ "Box Office Information for Hello, Dolly!". The Numbers. Archived from the original on October 18, 2012. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  5. ^ "Box Office Information for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice". The Numbers. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  6. ^ "Box Office Information for Paint Your Wagon". The Numbers. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  7. ^ "Box Office Information for True Grit". The Numbers. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  8. ^ "Box Office Information for Cactus Flower". The Numbers. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  9. ^ "Goodbye, Columbus, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved May 26, 2012.
  10. ^ "Box Office Information for On Her Majesty's Secret Service". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  11. ^ "Judy Garland | American singer and actress". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 13 May 2019.

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