1950 in Film
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1950 in Film

The year 1950 in film involved some significant events.

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. King Solomon's Mines MGM $9,955,000
2. All About Eve Fox $8,400,000
3. Walt Disney's Cinderella Disney $8,000,000
4. Annie Get Your Gun MGM $7,756,000
5. Father of the Bride MGM $6,084,000
6. Sunset Boulevard Paramount $5,000,000
7. Born Yesterday Columbia $4,150,000
8. Wabash Avenue Fox $4,054,000
9. At War with the Army Paramount $3,100,000
10. My Blue Heaven Fox $3,000,000

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: All About Eve - 20th Century-Fox
Best Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz - All About Eve
Best Actor: José Ferrer - Cyrano de Bergerac
Best Actress: Judy Holliday - Born Yesterday
Best Supporting Actor: George Sanders - All About Eve
Best Supporting Actress: Josephine Hull - Harvey

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Sunset Boulevard
Best Actor: José Ferrer - Cyrano de Bergerac
Best Actress: Gloria Swanson - Sunset Boulevard
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: no award
Best Actor: Fred Astaire - Three Little Words
Best Actress: Judy Holliday - Born Yesterday
Other
Best Director: Billy Wilder - Sunset Boulevard

Grand Prix (Cannes Film Festival): not held

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival)

Justice Is Done (Justice est faite), directed by André Cayatte, France

Top ten money making stars

Notable films released in 1950

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Serials

Short film series

Births

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Film debuts


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