2001 in film

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  • 2004
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    In television
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    2004

    The year 2001 in film involved some significant events, including the first of the Harry Potter series, the first of The Fast and the Furious franchise, the first of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, the first of the Ocean's Trilogy, and the first of the Shrek franchise. Significant non-English language films released included Monsoon Wedding and Amélie.

    Highest-grossing films[edit]

    Highest-grossing films of 2001[1]
    Rank Title Distributor Worldwide gross
    1 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Warner Bros. $974,755,371
    2 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring New Line $871,530,324
    3 Monsters, Inc. Disney $525,366,597[2]
    4 Shrek DreamWorks $484,409,218
    5 Ocean's Eleven Warner Bros. $450,717,150
    6 Pearl Harbor Disney $449,220,945
    7 The Mummy Returns Universal $433,013,274
    8 Jurassic Park III $368,780,809
    9 Planet of the Apes 20th Century Fox $362,211,740
    10 Hannibal MGM / Universal $351,692,268

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has grossed $974.7 million; it was the highest-grossing film in the Harry Potter film franchise until Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 surpassed it in 2011.

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring both grossed more than $800 million, marking the first time that two films released in the same year grossed more than $800 million at the box office.

    Events[edit]

    Award ceremonies[edit]

    Awards[edit]

    Category/Organization 7th Critics' Choice Awards
    January 11, 2002
    59th Golden Globe Awards
    January 20, 2002
    55th BAFTA Awards
    February 24, 2002
    8th Screen Actors Guild Awards
    March 9, 2002
    74th Academy Awards
    March 24, 2002
    Drama Musical or Comedy
    Best Film A Beautiful Mind Moulin Rouge! The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring N/A A Beautiful Mind
    Best Director Ron Howard
    A Beautiful Mind
    Baz Luhrmann
    Moulin Rouge!
    Robert Altman
    Gosford Park
    Peter Jackson
    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    N/A Ron Howard
    A Beautiful Mind
    Best Actor Russell Crowe
    A Beautiful Mind
    Gene Hackman
    The Royal Tenenbaums
    Russell Crowe
    A Beautiful Mind
    Denzel Washington
    Training Day
    Best Actress Sissy Spacek
    In the Bedroom
    Nicole Kidman
    Moulin Rouge!
    Judi Dench
    Iris
    Halle Berry
    Monster's Ball
    Best Supporting Actor Ben Kingsley
    Sexy Beast
    Jim Broadbent
    Iris
    Jim Broadbent
    Moulin Rouge!
    Ian McKellen
    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    Jim Broadbent
    Iris
    Best Supporting Actress Jennifer Connelly
    A Beautiful Mind
    Helen Mirren
    Gosford Park
    Jennifer Connelly
    A Beautiful Mind
    Best Screenplay, Adapted Christopher Nolan
    Memento
    Akiva Goldsman
    A Beautiful Mind
    Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Joe Stillman and Roger S. H. Schulman
    Shrek
    N/A Akiva Goldsman
    A Beautiful Mind
    Best Screenplay, Original Guillaume Laurant and Jean-Pierre Jeunet
    Amélie
    N/A Julian Fellowes
    Gosford Park
    Best Animated Film Shrek N/A N/A N/A N/A Shrek
    Best Original Score The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    Howard Shore
    Moulin Rouge!
    Craig Armstrong
    N/A The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    Howard Shore
    Best Original Song "May It Be"
    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    "Until..."
    Kate & Leopold
    N/A N/A "If I Didn't Have You"
    Monsters, Inc.
    Best Foreign Language Film Amélie No Man's Land Love's a Bitch N/A No Man's Land

    2001 Wide-release films[edit]

    January–March[edit]

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    12 Antitrust Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Hyde Park Entertainment Peter Howitt (director); Howard Franklin (screenplay); Ryan Phillippe, Tim Robbins, Rachael Leigh Cook, Claire Forlani Thriller Live Action
    Double Take Touchstone Pictures George Gallo (director/screenplay); Eddie Griffin, Orlando Jones, Edward Herrmann, Gary Grubbs, Daniel Roebuck, Sterling Macer Jr Comedy Live Action
    Save the Last Dance Paramount Pictures / MTV Films Thomas Carter (director); Duane Adler, Cheryl Edwards (screenplay); Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington, Terry Kinney Drama Live Action
    19 The Pledge Warner Bros. Pictures / Morgan Creek Productions / Franchise Pictures Sean Penn (director); Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Aaron Eckhart, Helen Mirren, Robin Wright, Vanessa Redgrave, Sam Shepard Mystery Live Action
    26 Sugar & Spice New Line Cinema Francine McDougall (director); Mandy Nelson (screenplay); Marla Sokoloff, Marley Shelton, Mena Suvari, Melissa George, Rachel Blanchard, Alexandra Holden, Sara Marsh, James Marsden Crime, Comedy Live Action
    The Wedding Planner Columbia Pictures / Intermedia Adam Shankman (director); Michael Ellis, Pamela Falk (screenplay); Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey Romance, Comedy Live Action
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    2 Head over Heels Universal Pictures Mark Waters (director); John J. Strauss, Ed Decter, David Kidd, Ron Burch (screenplay); Monica Potter, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Shalom Harlow Romance, Comedy Live Action
    Valentine Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Jamie Blanks (director); Donna Powers, Wayne Powers, Gretchen J. Berg, Aaron Harberts (screenplay); David Boreanaz, Denise Richards, Marley Shelton, Katherine Heigl, Jessica Capshaw, Jessica Cauffiel, Fulvio Cecere, Daniel Cosgrove, Hedy Burress, Johnny Whitworth Horror Live Action
    9 Hannibal Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Universal Pictures Ridley Scott (director); David Mamet, Steven Zaillian (screenplay); Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Ray Liotta, Frankie R. Faison, Giancarlo Giannini, Francesca Neri, Željko Ivanek, Hazelle Goodman, David Andrews, Francis Guinan, Mark Margolis Horror, Thriller Live Action
    Saving Silverman Columbia Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Dennis Dugan (director); Hank Nelken, Greg DePaul (screenplay); Jason Biggs, Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Amanda Peet, Amanda Detmer, R. Lee Ermey, Neil Diamond Comedy Live Action
    16 Recess: School's Out Walt Disney Pictures Chuck Sheetz (director); Jonathan Greenberg (screenplay); Rickey D'Shon Collins, Jason Davis, James Woods, Paul Willson, Ashley Johnson, Andrew Lawrence, Courtland Mead, Melissa Joan Hart, Pamela Segall, Dabney Coleman, April Winchell Children, Adventure, Mystery, Family Animation
    Down to Earth Paramount Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz (director); Chris Rock, Lance Crouther, Ali LeRoi, Louis C.K. (screenplay); Chris Rock, Regina King, Mark Addy, Eugene Levy, Frankie R. Faison, Greg Germann, Jennifer Coolidge, Chazz Palminteri Comedy Live Action
    Revolution OS New Line Cinema J. T. S. Moore (director/screenplay); Richard Stallman, Linus Torvalds, Eric S. Raymond, Bruce Perens Documentary Live Action
    Sweet November Warner Bros. Pictures / Bel-Air Entertainment Pat O'Connor (director); Paul Yurick, Kurt Voelker (screenplay); Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Jason Isaacs, Greg Germann, Liam Aiken, Lauren Graham, Frank Langella Romance, Drama Live Action
    23 3000 Miles to Graceland Warner Bros. Pictures / Morgan Creek Productions / Franchise Pictures Demian Lichtenstein (director/screenplay); Richard Recco (screenplay); Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner, Courteney Cox Arquette, Christian Slater, Kevin Pollak, David Arquette, Jon Lovitz, Howie Long, Thomas Haden Church, Bokeem Woodbine, Ice-T Crime Live Action
    Monkeybone 20th Century Fox Henry Selick (director); Sam Hamm (screenplay); Brendan Fraser, Bridget Fonda, Chris Kattan, Whoopi Goldberg, Rose McGowan, Giancarlo Esposito, John Turturro Comedy, Fantasy Live Action/Animation
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    2 The Mexican DreamWorks Gore Verbinski (director); J. H. Wyman (screenplay); Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini, J. K. Simmons Comedy Live Action
    See Spot Run Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures John Whitesell (director); George Gallo, Gregory Poirer, Dan Baron, Chris Faber (screenplay); David Arquette, Angus T. Jones, Paul Sorvino, Michael Clarke Duncan Comedy, Family Live Action
    9 15 Minutes New Line Cinema John Herzfeld (director/screenplay); Robert De Niro, Edward Burns, Kelsey Grammer, Avery Brooks, Karel Roden, Oleg Taktarov, Melina Kanakaredes, Vera Farmiga Thriller Live Action
    Get Over It Miramax Films Tommy O'Haver (director); R. Lee Fleming, Jr. (screenplay); Kirsten Dunst, Ben Foster, Melissa Sagemiller, Sisqó, Shane West, Colin Hanks, Swoosie Kurtz, Ed Begley, Jr., Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis, Carmen Electra, Martin Short Romance, Comedy Live Action
    16 Enemy at the Gates Paramount Pictures / Mandalay Pictures Jean-Jacques Annaud (director/screenplay); Alain Godard (screenplay); Jude Law, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Bob Hoskins, Ed Harris, Ron Perlman Action, Drama Live Action
    Exit Wounds Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Andrzej Bartkowiak (director); Ed Horowitz, Richard D'Ovidio (screenplay); Steven Seagal, DMX Action Live Action
    Memento Summit Entertainment Christopher Nolan (director/screenplay); Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano Thriller Live Action
    23 The Brothers Screen Gems Gary Hardwick (director/screenplay); Morris Chestnut, D. L. Hughley, Bill Bellamy, Shemar Moore, Gabrielle Union Comedy, Romance Live Action
    Heartbreakers Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer David Mirkin (director); Robert Dunn, Paul Guay, Stephen Mazur (screenplay); Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta, Jason Lee, Gene Hackman Romance Live Action
    Say It Isn't So 20th Century Fox J. B. Rogers (director); Peter Gaulke, Gerry Swallow (screenplay); Chris Klein, Heather Graham, Sally Field Comedy Live Action
    30 Someone Like You 20th Century Fox Tony Goldwyn (director); Elizabeth Chandler (screenplay); Ashley Judd, Greg Kinnear, Hugh Jackman, Marisa Tomei, Ellen Barkin Romance, Comedy Live Action
    Spy Kids Dimension Films / Troublemaker Studios Robert Rodriguez (director/screenplay); Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Alan Cumming, Teri Hatcher, Cheech Marin, Danny Trejo, Robert Patrick, Tony Shalhoub, Alexa Vega, Daryl Sabara Sci-Fi, Action, Children, Family Live Action
    The Tailor of Panama Columbia Pictures John Boorman (director/screenplay); Andrew Davies, John le Carré (screenplay); Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Radcliffe, Catherine McCormack, Harold Pinter Thriller Live Action
    Tomcats Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Gregory Poirier (director/screenplay); Jerry O'Connell, Shannon Elizabeth, Jake Busey Comedy Live Action

    April–June[edit]

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    6 Along Came a Spider Paramount Pictures Lee Tamahori (director); Marc Moss (screenplay); Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter, Michael Wincott Thriller Live Action
    Blow New Line Cinema Ted Demme (director); Nick Cassavetes, David McKenna (screenplay); Johnny Depp, Jordi Mollà, Penélope Cruz, Ray Liotta, Paul Reubens, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths Biography Live Action
    Just Visiting Hollywood Pictures Jean-Marie Gaubert (director); Jean-Marie Poiré, Christian Clavier, John Hughes (screenplay); Jean Reno, Christina Applegate, Christian Clavier, Malcolm McDowell, Tara Reid, Bridgette Wilson Comedy Live Action
    Pokémon 3: The Movie Warner Bros. Pictures / Nintendo / 4Kids Entertainment Kunihiko Yuyama (director); Hideki Sonoda, Takeshi Shudo (screenplay); Veronica Taylor, Ikue Ōtani, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, Lisa Ortiz, Ted Lewis, Kayzie Rogers, Ryan Drummond, Tara Jayne, Roger Kay, Ken Gates, Amy Birnbaum, Lee Quick, Kathy Pilon, Peter R. Bird, Stuart Zagnit, Dan Green Fantasy, Family Animation
    13 Bridget Jones's Diary Universal Pictures / StudioCanal / Miramax Films / Working Title Films Sharon Maguire (director); Andrew Davies, Richard Curtis (screenplay); Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent, Embeth Davidtz, Gemma Jones Romance, Comedy Live Action
    Joe Dirt Columbia Pictures Dennie Gordon (director); David Spade, Fred Wolf (screenplay); David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller, Adam Beach, Christopher Walken, Jaime Pressly, Kid Rock, Fred Ward Adventure, Comedy Live Action
    Josie and the Pussycats Universal Pictures / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan (director/screenplay); Rachael Leigh Cook, Tara Reid, Rosario Dawson, Alan Cumming, Parker Posey, Gabriel Mann, Paulo Costanzo, Missi Pyle, Eugene Levy, Justin Chatwin, Breckin Meyer, Katharine Isabelle Comedy, Musical Live Action
    Kingdom Come Fox Searchlight Pictures Doug McHenry (director); David Dean Bottrell, Jessie Jones (screenplay); LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Anthony Anderson, Toni Braxton, Whoopi Goldberg Comedy, Drama Live Action
    20 The Claim United Artists Michael Winterbottom (director); Peter Mullan, Milla Jovovich, Wes Bentley, Nastassja Kinski, Sarah Polley, Julian Richings Romance Live Action
    Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles Paramount Pictures Simon Wincer (director); Matthew Berry, Eric Abrams (screenplay); Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, Jere Burns, Jonathan Banks, Aida Turturro, Paul Rodriguez Comedy, Drama Live Action
    Freddy Got Fingered 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Tom Green (director/screenplay); Derek Harvie (screenplay); Tom Green, Rip Torn, Marisa Coughlan, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Harland Williams, Anthony Michael Hall, Julie Hagerty Comedy, Drama Live Action
    27 Driven Warner Bros. Pictures Renny Harlin (director); Sylvester Stallone (screenplay); Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Kip Pardue, Til Schweiger, Gina Gershon, Estella Warren, Cristián de la Fuente Action, Drama Live Action
    One Night at McCool's USA Films Harald Zwart (director); Liv Tyler, Matt Dillon, John Goodman, Paul Reiser, Michael Douglas Crime, Comedy Live Action
    Town & Country New Line Cinema Peter Chelsom (director); Michael Laughlin, Buck Henry (screenplay); Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn, Garry Shandling, Andie MacDowell, Jenna Elfman, Nastassja Kinski, Charlton Heston Romance, Comedy Live Action
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    4 Mockingbird Don't Sing Paramount Pictures Harry Bromley Davenport (director); Daryl Haney (screenplay); Tarra Steele, Melissa Errico, Sean Young, Kim Darby Horror Live Action
    The Mummy Returns Universal Pictures Stephen Sommers (director/screenplay); Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Freddie Boath, Oded Fehr, Arnold Vosloo, Patricia Velásquez, Alun Armstrong, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Shaun Parkes, Dwayne Johnson Adventure Live Action
    11 A Knight's Tale Columbia Pictures Brian Helgeland (director/screenplay); Heath Ledger, Mark Addy, Rufus Sewell, Paul Bettany, Shannyn Sossamon, Alan Tudyk Adventure, Comedy Live Action
    18 Angel Eyes Warner Bros. Pictures / Morgan Creek Productions / Franchise Pictures Luis Mandoki (director); Gerald Di Pego (screenplay); Jennifer Lopez, Jim Caviezel, Jeremy Sisto, Terrence Howard, Sônia Braga Romance, Drama Live Action
    Shrek DreamWorks / PDI/DreamWorks Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson (director); Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Joe Stillman, Roger S. H. Schulman (screenplay); Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Family Animation
    25 Pearl Harbor Touchstone Pictures / Jerry Bruckheimer Films Michael Bay (director); Randall Wallace (screenplay); Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Tom Sizemore, Jon Voight, Colm Feore, Mako, Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Garner, Ewen Bremner, William Fichtner, Andrew Bryniarski Action, Drama Live Action
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    1 The Animal Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Luke Greenfield (director); Rob Schneider, Tom Brady (screenplay); Rob Schneider, Colleen Haskell, John C. McGinley, Guy Torry, Edward Asner Comedy Live Action
    Moulin Rouge! 20th Century Fox Baz Luhrmann (director/screenplay); Craig Pearce (screenplay); Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, Jim Broadbent, Richard Roxburgh, John Leguizamo, Jacek Koman, Caroline O'Connor Musical Live Action
    What's the Worst That Could Happen? Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Sam Weisman (director); Matthew Chapman (screenplay); Martin Lawrence, Danny DeVito Comedy Live Action
    8 Evolution DreamWorks / Columbia Pictures / The Montecito Picture Company Ivan Reitman (director); David Diamond, David Weissman, Don Jakoby (screenplay); David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, Julianne Moore, Ted Levine, Ethan Suplee, Ty Burrell, Dan Aykroyd, Michael Bower, Pat Kilbane, Katharine Towne, Gregory Itzin, Stephanie Hodge, Kyle Gass, Sarah Silverman, Richard Moll, Tom Davis, Jerry Trainor, Miriam Flynn, John Cho, Caroline Reitman, Ashley Clark Sci-Fi, Comedy Live Action
    Swordfish Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Dominic Sena (director); Skip Woods (screenplay); John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Vinnie Jones, Sam Shepard, Drea de Matteo Thriller Live Action
    15 Atlantis: The Lost Empire Walt Disney Pictures Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise (director); Tab Murphy (screenplay); Michael J. Fox, Cree Summer, James Garner, Corey Burton, Don Novello, Phil Morris, John Mahoney, Claudia Christian, Jacqueline Obradors, Florence Stanley, David Ogden Stiers, Jim Varney, Leonard Nimoy Children, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Adventure, Family Animation
    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Paramount Pictures / Mutual Film Company Simon West (director); Patrick Massett, John Zinman (screenplay); Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Chris Barrie, Iain Glen, Noah Taylor, Daniel Craig Action, Fantasy Live Action
    22 Dr. Dolittle 2 20th Century Fox Steve Carr (director); Hugh Lofting, Larry Levin (screenplay); Eddie Murphy, Raven-Symoné, Steve Zahn, Norm Macdonald, Lisa Kudrow, Jeffrey Jones, Kevin Pollak, Steve Irwin Comedy, Family Live Action
    The Fast and the Furious Universal Pictures Rob Cohen (director); Gary Scott Thompson, Erik Bergquist, David Ayer (screenplay); Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Rick Yune, Chad Lindberg, Johnny Strong, Matt Schulze, Ted Levine, Thom Barry Action Live Action
    29 A.I. Artificial Intelligence DreamWorks / Warner Bros. Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Steven Spielberg (director/screenplay); Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor, Brendan Gleeson, William Hurt, Ben Kingsley, Robin Williams, Meryl Streep, Chris Rock, April Grace, Clark Gregg, Kathryn Morris, Sam Robards, Enrico Colantoni, Jake Thomas, Ashley Scott, Jack Angel Sci-Fi, Drama Live Action
    Baby Boy Columbia Pictures John Singleton (director/screenplay); Tyrese Gibson, Omar Gooding, Taraji P. Henson, A.J. Johnson, Snoop Dogg, Ving Rhames Comedy, Drama Live Action
    Crazy/Beautiful Touchstone Pictures John Stockwell (director); Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi (screenplay); Kirsten Dunst, Jay Hernandez, Bruce Davison, Taryn Manning Romance, Drama Live Action

    July–September[edit]

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    4 Cats & Dogs Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Lawrence Guterman (director); John Requa, Glenn Ficarra (screenplay); Jeff Goldblum, Elizabeth Perkins, Alexander Pollock, Tobey Maguire, Alec Baldwin, Charlton Heston Action, Comedy, Family Live Action
    6 Kiss of the Dragon 20th Century Fox Chris Nahon (director); Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen (screenplay); Jet Li, Bridget Fonda, Tchéky Karyo, Max Ryan Martial Arts Live Action
    Scary Movie 2 Dimension Films Keenen Ivory Wayans (director); Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Alyson Fouse, Greg Grabianski, Dave Polsky, Michael Anthony Snowden, Craig Wayans (screenplay); Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Chris Masterson, Kathleen Robertson, David Cross, James Woods, Tim Curry, Tori Spelling, Chris Elliott Comedy, Spoof Live Action
    13 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Columbia Pictures / Square Pictures Hironobu Sakaguchi, Moto Sakakibara (director); Al Reinert, Jeff Vintar (screenplay); Ming-Na Wen, Alec Baldwin, James Woods, Donald Sutherland, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Peri Gilpin Sci-Fi Animation
    Legally Blonde Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Robert Luketic (director); Karen McCullah Lutz, Kirsten Smith (screenplay); Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis, Victor Garber, Jennifer Coolidge Comedy Live Action
    The Score Paramount Pictures / Mandalay Pictures Frank Oz (director); Scott Marshall Smith, Daniel E. Taylor, Kario Salem (screenplay); Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Angela Bassett Crime, Thriller Live Action
    18 Jurassic Park III Universal Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Joe Johnston (director); Peter Buchman, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor (screenplay); Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni, Alessandro Nivola, Trevor Morgan, Michael Jeter, Laura Dern Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller Live Action
    20 America's Sweethearts Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios Joe Roth (director); Billy Crystal, Peter Tolan (screenplay); Julia Roberts, Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cusack Romance, Comedy Live Action
    Ghost World United Artists Terry Zwigoff (director/screenplay); Daniel Clowes (screenplay); Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson, Brad Renfro, Bob Balaban, Illeana Douglas, Steve Buscemi Comedy Live Action
    27 Planet of the Apes 20th Century Fox Tim Burton (director); William Broyles, Jr., Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal (screenplay); Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Giamatti, Estella Warren, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, David Warner, Lisa Marie Sci-Fi Live Action
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    3 Original Sin Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Michael Cristofer (director); Cornell Woolrich, Michael Cristofer (screenplay); Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane, Jack Thompson Romance, Thriller Live Action
    The Princess Diaries Walt Disney Pictures Garry Marshall (director); Gina Wendkos (screenplay); Anne Hathaway, Heather Matarazzo, Héctor Elizondo, Mandy Moore, Caroline Goodall, Robert Schwartzman, Julie Andrews Family, Drama Live Action
    Rush Hour 2 New Line Cinema Brett Ratner (director); Jeff Nathanson (screenplay); Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, John Lone, Alan King, Roselyn Sánchez, Harris Yulin, Zhang Ziyi Action, Comedy Live Action
    10 American Pie 2 Universal Pictures J. B. Rogers (director); Adam Herz (screenplay); Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Shannon Elizabeth, Alyson Hannigan, Natasha Lyonne, Tara Reid, Mena Suvari, Eugene Levy, Jennifer Coolidge, Eli Marienthal, Casey Affleck, Lee Garlington, John Cho Comedy Live Action
    Osmosis Jones Warner Bros. Pictures Tom Sito, Piet Kroon, Robert Farrelly, Peter Farrelly (director); Marc Hyman (screenplay); Chris Rock, Laurence Fishburne, David Hyde Pierce, Brandy Norwood, William Shatner, Molly Shannon, Chris Elliott, Bill Murray Comedy, Family Live Action/Animation
    The Others Dimension Films Alejandro Amenábar (director/screenplay); Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Christopher Eccleston, Elaine Cassidy, Eric Sykes, Alakina Mann, James Bentley Horror Live Action
    17 American Outlaws Warner Bros. Pictures / Morgan Creek Productions Les Mayfield (director); Roderick Taylor, John Rogers (screenplay); Colin Farrell, Scott Caan, Ali Larter, Nathaniel Arcand, Gabriel Macht, Gregory Smith, Harris Yulin, Will McCormack, Ronny Cox, Terry O'Quinn, Kathy Bates, Timothy Dalton Western Live Action
    Captain Corelli's Mandolin Universal Pictures / StudioCanal / Miramax Films / Working Title Films John Madden (director); Shawn Slovo (screenplay); Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, John Hurt, Christian Bale, David Morrissey, Irene Papas Drama Live Action
    Rat Race Paramount Pictures / Fireworks Pictures Jerry Zucker (director); Andy Breckman (screenplay); John Cleese, Breckin Meyer, Amy Smart, Rowan Atkinson, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Seth Green, Vince Vieluf, Jon Lovitz, Lanai Chapman, Kathy Najimy, Dave Thomas, Wayne Knight Comedy Live Action
    24 Bubble Boy Touchstone Pictures Blair Hayes (director); Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio (screenplay); Jake Gyllenhaal, Swoosie Kurtz, Marley Shelton, Danny Trejo, John Carroll Lynch, Verne Troyer Comedy Live Action
    Ghosts of Mars Screen Gems John Carpenter (director/screenplay); Larry Sulkis (screenplay); Ice Cube, Natasha Henstridge, Jason Statham, Pam Grier, Clea DuVall, Joanna Cassidy Sci-Fi, Horror Live Action
    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Dimension Films Kevin Smith (director/screenplay); Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Jason Lee, Ben Affleck, Shannon Elizabeth, Eliza Dushku, Will Ferrell, Ali Larter, Chris Rock, Jennifer Schwalbach Smith, Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson Comedy Live Action
    Summer Catch Warner Bros. Pictures Mike Tollin (director); Kevin Falls, John Gatins (screenplay); Freddie Prinze, Jr., Jessica Biel, Fred Ward, Jason Gedrick, Brittany Murphy, Gabriel Mann, Bruce Davison, Marc Blucas, Matthew Lillard, Brian Dennehy Romance, Comedy Live Action
    An American Rhapsody Paramount Classics / Fireworks Pictures Éva Gárdos (director); Nastassja Kinski, Scarlett Johansson, Tony Goldwyn, Mae Whitman Biographical, Drama Live Action
    31 Jeepers Creepers United Artists Victor Salva (director/screenplay); Gina Philips, Justin Long, Jonathan Breck, Patricia Belcher, Brandon Smith, Eileen Brennan Horror Live Action
    O Lions Gate Films Tim Blake Nelson (director); Brad Kaaya (screenplay); Mekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett, Julia Stiles, Andrew Keegan, Rain Phoenix, Elden Henson, Martin Sheen, John Heard Drama Live Action
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    7 Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 Gener8Xion Entertainment Brian Trenchard-Smith (director); Stephan Blinn, Hollis Barton, John Fasano (screenplay); Michael York, Michael Biehn, Diane Venora, R. Lee Ermey, Udo Kier, and Franco Nero Thriller Live Action
    The Musketeer Universal Pictures Peter Hyams (director); Gene Quintano (screenplay); Catherine Deneuve, Mena Suvari, Stephen Rea, Tim Roth, Justin Chambers Action Live Action
    Rock Star Warner Bros. Pictures / Bel-Air Entertainment Stephen Herek (director); John Stockwell (screenplay); Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Aniston, Dominic West, Timothy Spall, Timothy Olyphant Comedy, Drama Live Action
    Soul Survivors Summit Entertainment Stephen Carpenter (director/screenplay); Melissa Sagemiller, Casey Affleck, Eliza Dushku, Wes Bentley, Luke Wilson Horror Live Action
    Two Can Play That Game Screen Gems (director); (screenplay); Vivica A. Fox, Morris Chestnut, Anthony Anderson, Gabrielle Union, Wendy Raquel Robinson Romance, Comedy Live Action
    14 The Glass House Columbia Pictures Mark Brown (director); Wesley Strick (screenplay); Leelee Sobieski, Diane Lane, Stellan Skarsgård, Bruce Dern, Kathy Baker, Trevor Morgan, Chris Noth Thriller Live Action
    Hardball Paramount Pictures / Fireworks Pictures Brian Robbins (director); John Gatins (screenplay); Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane, D. B. Sweeney, Michael B. Jordan Comedy, Drama Live Action
    21 Glitter Columbia Pictures / 20th Century Fox Vondie Curtis Hall (director); Kate Lanier (screenplay); Mariah Carey, Max Beesley, Terrence Howard, Da Brat, Tia Texada, Eric Benét, Valarie Pettiford, Ann Magnuson, Dorian Harewood, Padma Lakshmi, Bill Sage, Isabel Gomes, Lindsey Pickering, Courtnie Beceiro, Grant Nickalls, Kate Stebbins, Kim Roberts Romance, Musical Live Action
    28 Born Romantic United Artists David Kane (director); Craig Ferguson, Jane Horrocks, Catherine McCormack, David Morrissey, Olivia Williams Comedy Live Action
    Don't Say a Word 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises / Village Roadshow Pictures Gary Fleder (director); Anthony Peckham, Patrick Smith Kelly (screenplay); Michael Douglas, Sean Bean, Brittany Murphy, Guy Torry, Jennifer Esposito, Famke Janssen, Oliver Platt Thriller Live Action
    Hearts in Atlantis Warner Bros. Pictures / Castle Rock Entertainment / Village Roadshow Pictures Scott Hicks (director); William Goldman (screenplay); Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin, Hope Davis, Mika Boorem, David Morse Drama, Thriller Live Action
    Zoolander Paramount Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures / VH1 Films Ben Stiller (director); Drake Sather, Ben Stiller, John Hamburg (screenplay); Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Christine Taylor, Milla Jovovich, Jerry Stiller, David Duchovny, Jon Voight Comedy Live Action

    October–December[edit]

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    5 Joy Ride 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises John Dahl (director); J. J. Abrams, Clay Tarver (screenplay); Paul Walker, Steve Zahn, Leelee Sobieski, Jessica Bowman Thriller, Adventure Live Action
    Max Keeble's Big Move Walt Disney Pictures Tim Hill (director); David L. Watts, James Greer, Jonathan Bernstein, Mark Blackwell (screenplay); Alex D. Linz, Josh Peck, Zena Grey, Larry Miller, Robert Carradine, Nora Dunn, Jamie Kennedy Family, Drama, Comedy Live Action
    Serendipity Miramax Films Peter Chelsom (director); Marc Klein (screenplay); John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Bridget Moynahan, John Corbett, Jeremy Piven, Eugene Levy, Molly Shannon Romance, Comedy Live Action
    Training Day Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Antoine Fuqua (director); David Ayer (screenplay); Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Eva Mendes, Scott Glenn, Cliff Curtis, Snoop Dogg, Harris Yulin, Dr. Dre, Tom Berenger Crime, Drama Live Action
    12 Bandits Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Hyde Park Entertainment Barry Levinson (director); Harley Peyton (screenplay); Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett Crime, Comedy Live Action
    Corky Romano Touchstone Pictures Rob Pritts (director); David Garrett, Jason Ward (screenplay); Chris Kattan, Vinessa Shaw, Peter Berg, Chris Penn, Richard Roundtree, Fred Ward, Peter Falk, Matthew Glave, Roger Fan, Dave Sheridan Comedy Live Action
    Iron Monkey Miramax Films Woo-ping (director); Tsui Hark (screenplay); Donnie Yen, Yu Rongguang, Jean Wang, Angie Tsang, Yuen Shun-yi Martial Arts Live Action
    19 From Hell 20th Century Fox Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes (director); Terry Hayes, Rafael Yglesias (screenplay); Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane, Ian Richardson, Jason Flemyng Horror, Mystery Live Action
    The Last Castle DreamWorks Rod Lurie (director); David Scarpa, Graham Yost, Sam Mercer (screenplay); Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, Steve Burton, Delroy Lindo Drama Live Action
    Riding in Cars with Boys Columbia Pictures Penny Marshall (director); Morgan Ward (screenplay); Drew Barrymore, Steve Zahn, Brittany Murphy, James Woods, Lorraine Bracco, Sara Gilbert, Vincent Pastore Biography Live Action
    26 K-PAX Universal Pictures Iain Softley (director); Charles Leavitt (screenplay); Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard Sci-Fi, Mystery Live Action
    On the Line Miramax Films Eric Bross (director); Eric Aronson, Paul Stanton (screenplay); Lance Bass, Joey Fatone, Emmanuelle Chriqui, GQ, Al Green, Tamala Jones, Dave Foley, Jerry Stiller Romance, Comedy Live Action
    Thirteen Ghosts Warner Bros. Pictures / Columbia Pictures / Dark Castle Entertainment Steve Beck (director); Robb White, Neal Marshall Stevens (screenplay); Tony Shalhoub, Matthew Lillard, Embeth Davidtz, Shannon Elizabeth, Rah Digga, F. Murray Abraham, J. R. Bourne, Adam Kaminski, Alec Roberts, Shawna Loyer Horror Live Action
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    2 Domestic Disturbance Paramount Pictures Harold Becker (director); Lewis Colick, William S. Comanor, Gary Drucker (screenplay); John Travolta, Vince Vaughn, Teri Polo, Matt O'Leary, Steve Buscemi Thriller Live Action
    Monsters, Inc. Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios Pete Docter (director); Andrew Stanton, Daniel Gerson (screenplay); John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi, James Coburn, Jennifer Tilly, Frank Oz Comedy, Family Animation
    The One Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios James Wong (director/screenplay); Glen Morgan (screenplay); Jet Li, Delroy Lindo, Jason Statham, Carla Gugino Action Live Action
    9 Heist Warner Bros. Pictures / Morgan Creek Productions / Franchise Pictures David Mamet (director/screenplay); Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, Delroy Lindo, Sam Rockwell, Rebecca Pidgeon Crime Live Action
    Life as a House New Line Cinema Irwin Winkler (director); Mark Andrus (screenplay); Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Hayden Christensen, Jena Malone, Mary Steenburgen Drama Live Action
    Shallow Hal 20th Century Fox Peter Farrelly, Robert Farrelly (directors/screenplay); Sean Moynihan (screenplay); Jack Black, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jason Alexander, Joe Viterelli Romance, Comedy Live Action
    16 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Warner Bros. Pictures Chris Columbus (director); Steve Kloves (screenplay); Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Richard Griffiths, Richard Harris, Ian Hart, John Hurt, Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, Maggie Smith, Julie Walters, David Bradley, Tom Felton, Bonnie Wright, Devon Murray, Zoë Wanamaker Fantasy Live Action
    The Wash Lions Gate Films DJ Pooh (director/screenplay); Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, George Wallace, DJ Pooh, Angell Conwell, Tom Lister, Jr., Eminem, Bruce Bruce Comedy, Drama Live Action
    21 Black Knight 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Gil Junger (director); Darryl J. Quarles, Peter Gaulke, Gerry Swallow (screenplay); Martin Lawrence, Marsha Thomason, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Conway Comedy Live Action
    Out Cold Touchstone Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment The Malloys (director); Jon Zach (screenplay); Jason London, A. J. Cook, Lee Majors, Zach Galifianakis, Derek Hamilton, Willie Garson, Caroline Dhavernas Comedy Live Action
    Spy Game Universal Pictures / Beacon Pictures Tony Scott (director); Michael Frost Beckner, David Arata (screenplay); Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, Catherine McCormack Thriller Live Action
    30 The Affair of the Necklace Warner Bros. Pictures / Alcon Entertainment Charles Shyer (director); John Sweet (screenplay); Hilary Swank, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Baker, Adrien Brody, Joely Richardson, Christopher Walken Drama Live Action
    Behind Enemy Lines 20th Century Fox John Moore (director); David Veloz, Zak Penn (screenplay); Owen Wilson, Gene Hackman, Vladimir Mashkov, Joaquim de Almeida, David Keith, Olek Krupa Action Live Action
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    7 No Man's Land United Artists Danis Tanović (director); Branko Đurić, Rene Bitorajac, Filip Šovagović Drama. War Live Action
    Ocean's Eleven Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Steven Soderbergh (director); Ted Griffin (screenplay); George Clooney, Matt Damon, Andy García, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Elliott Gould, Bernie Mac, Carl Reiner, Minka Kelly Comedy, Crime Live Action
    14 Not Another Teen Movie Columbia Pictures Joel Gallen (director); Mike Bender, Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson, Phil Beauman, Buddy Johnson (screenplay); Chyler Leigh, Chris Evans, Jaime Pressly, Eric Christian Olsen, Eric Jungmann, Mia Kirshner, Deon Richmond, Cody McMains, Sam Huntington, Samm Levine, Cerina Vincent, Ron Lester, Lacey Chabert, Riley Smith Comedy, Spoof Live Action
    The Royal Tenenbaums Touchstone Pictures Wes Anderson (director/screenplay); Owen Wilson (screenplay); Danny Glover, Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Bill Murray, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson Comedy, Drama Live Action
    Vanilla Sky Paramount Pictures Cameron Crowe (director/screenplay); Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Kurt Russell, Jason Lee, Noah Taylor, Cameron Diaz Drama Live Action
    18 The Shipping News Miramax Films Lasse Hallström (director); Robert Nelson Jacobs (screenplay); Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett Drama Live Action
    19 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring New Line Cinema Peter Jackson (director/screenplay); Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens (screenplay); Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Sean Bean, Ian Holm, Andy Serkis, Marton Csokas Fantasy, Drama Live Action
    21 How High Universal Pictures Jesse Dylan (director); Dustin Abraham (screenplay); Method Man, Redman, Obba Babatundé, Mike Epps Comedy Live Action
    In the Bedroom Miramax Films Todd Field (director/screenplay); Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei Crime, Drama Live Action
    A Beautiful Mind Universal Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures / Imagine Entertainment Ron Howard (director); Akiva Goldsman (screenplay); Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany, Adam Goldberg, Judd Hirsch, Josh Lucas, Anthony Rapp, Christopher Plummer Biography, Drama Live Action
    Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Paramount Pictures / Nickelodeon Movies John A. Davis (director/screenplay); David N. Weiss, J. David Stem, Steve Oedekerk (screenplay); Debi Derryberry, Patrick Stewart, Martin Short, Rob Paulsen, Jeffrey Garcia, Frank Welker, Carolyn Lawrence, Crystal Scales, Shaun Fleming Children, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Family Animation
    Joe Somebody 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises / Kopelson Entertainment John Pasquin (director); John Scott Shepherd (screenplay); Tim Allen, Julie Bowen, Kelly Lynch, Greg Germann, Hayden Panettiere, Patrick Warburton, Jim Belushi Comedy, Drama Live Action
    The Majestic Warner Bros. Pictures / Castle Rock Entertainment / Village Roadshow Pictures Frank Darabont (director); Michael Sloane (screenplay); Jim Carrey, Bob Balaban, Brent Briscoe, Jeffrey DeMunn, Amanda Detmer, Allen Garfield, Hal Holbrook, Laurie Holden, Martin Landau, Ron Rifkin, David Ogden Stiers, James Whitmore Drama Live Action
    25 Ali Columbia Pictures Michael Mann (director/screenplay); Eric Roth, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson (screenplay); Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Silver, Jeffrey Wright, Mykelti Williamson Biography Live Action
    Kate & Leopold Miramax Films James Mangold (director); Steven Rogers, James Mangold (screenplay); Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Breckin Meyer, Natasha Lyonne Romance, Comedy Live Action
    28 Black Hawk Down Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios / Jerry Bruckheimer Films / Scott Free Productions Ridley Scott (director); Ken Nolan (screenplay); Josh Hartnett, Tom Sizemore, Ewan McGregor, Jeremy Piven, Eric Bana, Ewen Bremner, William Fichtner, Tom Hardy, Sam Shepard, Jason Isaacs, Glenn Morshower, Orlando Bloom Action Live Action

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    Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
    January 1 Ray Walston 86 USA Actor
    5 Nancy Parsons 58 USA Actress
    10 Jacques Marin 81 France Actor
    11 Michael Williams 65 UK Actor
    15 Bob Braun 80 USA Actor
    16 Virginia O'Brien 81 USA Actress, Singer
    17 Gregory Corso 70 USA Actor The Godfather Part III
    18 Al Waxman 65 Canada Actor
    21 Sandy Baron 64 USA Actor
    27 Joseph O'Conor 84 UK Actor
    30 Jean-Pierre Aumont 90 France Actor
    30 John Prebble 85 UK Screenwriter
    31 Bert Williams 78 USA Actor
    February 4 Tony Steedman 73 UK Actor
    6 Dale Evans 88 USA Actress
    10 Lewis Arquette 65 USA Actor
    11 Sy Gomberg 82 USA Screenwriter
    14 Charles B. Fitzsimons 76 USA Producer
    15 Burt Kennedy 78 USA Director, Writer
    16 Howard W. Koch 84 USA Producer
    18 Dale Earnhardt 49 USA NASCAR Driver, Actor
    19 Stanley Kramer 87 UK Director, Producer
    20 Rosemary DeCamp 90 USA Actress
    March 6 Kim Walker 32 USA Actress
    8 Edward Winter 63 USA Actor
    9 Richard Stone 38 USA Composer, Music Editor
    12 Morton Downey, Jr. 67 USA Actor
    12 Robert Ludlum 73 USA Author, Producer
    13 John A. Alonzo 66 USA Cinematographer, Actor
    15 Ann Sothern 92 USA Actress
    16 Norma MacMillan 79 Canada Actress
    17 Ralph Thomas 85 UK Director, Writer, Producer
    19 Norman Mitchell 82 UK Actor
    19 Mentor Huebner 79 USA Illustrator
    21 Anthony Steel 80 UK Actor
    22 William Hanna 90 USA Animator, Producer, Director
    23 Sully Boyar 77 USA Actor
    24 Tambi Larsen 77 India Art Director
    26 Piotr Sobociński 43 Poland Cinematographer
    April 1 Larry Tucker 66 USA Screenwriter
    7 David Graf 50 USA Actor
    7 Beatrice Straight 86 USA Actress
    10 Nyree Dawn Porter 65 UK Actress
    11 Harry Secombe 79 UK Actor
    13 Jimmy Logan 73 UK Actor
    13 Ken Weston 53 UK Boom Operator, Sound Mixer
    14 Hiroshi Teshigahara 74 Japan Director
    16 Michael Ritchie 62 USA Director
    17 Terry Scully 68 UK Actor The Asphyx
    20 Maria Karnilova 80 USA Actress
    21 Jack Haley Jr. 67 USA Director
    27 Jack Murdock 78 USA Actor
    28 Ken Hughes 79 UK Screenwriter
    May 3 Ernie Wheelwright 61 USA Actor
    9 Leslie Sands 79 UK Actor, Writer
    10 Deborah Walley 59 USA Actress
    12 Perry Como 88 USA Singer, Actor
    13 Eddra Gale 79 USA Actress
    13 Jason Miller 62 USA Actor, Director
    13 Ralph Tabakin 79 USA Actor
    14 Peter Griffith 74 USA Actor Halloween
    14 Mauro Bolognini 78 Italy Director, Screenwriter
    14 Armando Nannuzzi 75 Italy Cinematographer
    16 Joe Baker 72 UK Actor
    22 Jack Watling 78 UK Actor
    22 Whitman Mayo 70 USA Actor
    24 Ruby Payne 90 UK Actress
    26 Anne Haney 67 USA Actress
    27 Ramon Bieri 71 USA Actor
    29 Russell Saunders 82 USA Stuntman, Actor
    31 Arlene Francis 93 USA Actress
    June 2 Imogene Coca 92 USA Actress
    3 Anthony Quinn 86 Mexico Actor
    4 Joan Vohs 73 USA Actress
    7 Leonard Tepper 61 USA Actor
    15 Henri Alekan 92 France Cinematographer
    21 Carroll O'Connor 76 USA Actor
    21 Vernon Sewell 97 South Africa Director, Writer, Actor
    23 Corinne Calvet 76 France Actress
    24 Peter Bourne 77 USA Actor
    26 Paul Berry 39 UK Animator
    27 Jack Lemmon 76 USA Actor
    28 Joan Sims 71 UK Actress
    July 2 Jack Gwillim 91 UK Actor
    3 Mordecai Richler 70 Canada Author, Screenwriter
    5 A. D. Flowers 84 USA Special Effects
    7 Molly Lamont 91 South Africa Actress
    12 James Bernard 75 UK Composer
    13 Eleanor Summerfield 80 UK Actress
    19 Paul Beeson 79 UK Cinematographer
    21 Sivaji Ganesan 72 India Actor
    29 Alex Nicol 79 USA Actor
    August 3 Christopher Hewett 79 UK Actor
    6 Alan Rafkin 73 USA Director
    6 Dorothy Tutin 71 UK Actress
    14 Missy Cleveland 41 USA Actress
    20 Kim Stanley 76 USA Actress
    23 Kathleen Freeman 82 USA Actress
    25 Inigo Jackson 68 UK Actor
    25 Jane Greer 76 USA Actress
    25 John Chambers 78 USA Makeup Technician
    25 Aaliyah 22 USA Actress, Singer
    29 Francisco Rabal 75 Spain Actor
    30 Julie Bishop 87 USA Actress
    September 2 Troy Donahue 65 USA Actor
    3 Ferruccio Amendola 71 Italy Actor
    3 Pauline Kael 82 USA Film Critic None; critiqued films for The New Yorker
    4 Merrill Connally 80 USA Actor
    9 Tommy Hollis 47 USA Actor
    12 Victor Wong 74 USA Actor
    13 Barbara Matera 72 UK Costume Designer
    13 Dorothy McGuire 85 USA Actress
    15 Fred de Cordova 90 USA Director
    16 Samuel Z. Arkoff 83 USA Producer
    25 Dolores Michaels 68 USA Actress
    27 Helen Cherry 85 UK Actress
    28 Martin Garner 74 USA Actor
    29 Gloria Foster 67 USA Actress
    October 9 Herbert Ross 74 USA Director
    19 Ray Lovejoy 62 UK Film Editor
    21 David Lowell Rich 81 USA Director
    23 Linden Travers 88 UK Actress
    24 Jaromil Jireš 65 Czechoslovakia Director
    26 Eugene Jackson 58 USA Actor
    29 Maura Fay 43 Australia Casting Director
    31 Jenny Laird 89 UK Actress
    November 5 Roy Boulting 87 UK Director
    6 Anthony Shaffer 75 UK Screenwriter
    7 Bobby Bass 65 USA Stuntman, Actor
    12 Albert Hague 82 Germany Actor
    13 Peggy Mount 86 UK Actress
    14 Charlotte Coleman 33 UK Actress
    29 Budd Boetticher 85 USA Director
    29 George Harrison 58 UK Singer, Actor, Producer
    29 John Mitchum 82 USA Actor
    December 1 Danilo Donati 74 Italy Costume/Production Designer
    15 Wilkie Cooper 90 UK Cinematographer
    16 Roy Brocksmith 56 USA Actor
    20 Foster Brooks 89 USA Actor
    20 Edward Evans 87 UK Actor
    21 Kevin Manser 72 Australia Actor
    26 Nigel Hawthorne 72 UK Actor
    31 Eileen Heckart 82 USA Actress
    31 David Swift 82 USA Director

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    References[edit]