1945 in Film
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1945 in Film

The year 1945 in film involved some significant events.

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)[1]

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. The Bells of St. Mary's RKO $8,500,000
2. Spellbound United Artists $7,775,000
3. Leave Her to Heaven 20th Century-Fox $6,505,000
4. Mildred Pierce Warner Brothers $5,638,000
5. Anchors Aweigh MGM $4,779,000
6. Week-End at the Waldorf MGM $4,366,000
7. Saratoga Trunk Warner Bros. $4,250,000
8. Thrill of a Romance MGM
9. The Valley of Decision MGM $4,103,000
10. Wonder Man RKO
11. The Lost Weekend Paramount
12. The Dolly Sisters 20th Century-Fox
13. The Spanish Main RKO
14. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 20th Century-Fox
15. Duffy's Tavern Paramount
16. Love Letters Paramount $3,211,000
17. Diamond Horseshoe 20th Century-Fox
18. State Fair 20th Century-Fox

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Lost Weekend - Paramount
Best Director: Billy Wilder - The Lost Weekend
Best Actor: Ray Milland - The Lost Weekend
Best Actress: Joan Crawford - Mildred Pierce
Best Supporting Actor: James Dunn - A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
Best Supporting Actress: Anne Revere - National Velvet

Golden Globe Awards:

Best Picture: The Lost Weekend
Best Director: Billy Wilder - The Lost Weekend
Best Actor: Ray Milland - The Lost Weekend
Best Actress: Ingrid Bergman - The Bells of St. Mary's
Best Film for Promoting International Good Will: The House I Live In (short film)

Top Ten Money Making Stars

Notable films released in 1945

U.S.A. unless stated

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Serials

Short film series

Births

Deaths

Debuts

Notes

  1. ^ Box Office Digest, March 1946, p.18

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