1964 In Film
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The year 1964 in film involved some significant events, including two highly successful musical films, My Fair Lady and Mary Poppins.

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. My Fair Lady Warner Bros. $72,000,000[1]
2. Goldfinger United Artists $51,081,062[2]
3. Mary Poppins Disney $31,000,000[3]
4. The Carpetbaggers Paramount $28,409,547[4]
5. From Russia with Love United Artists $24,796,765[5]
6. A Fistful of Dollars United Artists $14,500,000[6]
7. Father Goose Universal International $12,500,000[7]
8. A Shot in the Dark United Artists $12,368,234[8]
9. A Hard Day's Night United Artists $12,299,668[9]
10. The Night of the Iguana MGM $12,000,000[10]
11. What a Way to Go! Fox $11,180,531[11]
12. The Unsinkable Molly Brown MGM $11,070,559[12]
13. The Pink Panther United Artists $10,878,107[13]
14. Viva Las Vegas MGM $9,442,967[14]
15. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Columbia $9,440,272[15]
16. Becket Paramount $9,164,370[16]
17. Send Me No Flowers Universal International $9,129,247[17]
18. Good Neighbor Sam Columbia $9,072,726[18]
19. Zorba the Greek Fox $9,000,000[19]
20. Sex and the Single Girl Warner Bros. $8,000,000[20]
21. Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte Fox $8,000,000[21]
22. Marnie Universal International $7,000,000[22]
23. Topkapi United Artists $7,000,000[23]
24. Man's Favorite Sport? Universal International $6,000,000[24]

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: My Fair Lady - Warner Bros.
Best Director: George Cukor - My Fair Lady
Best Actor: Rex Harrison - My Fair Lady
Best Actress: Julie Andrews - Mary Poppins
Best Supporting Actor: Peter Ustinov - Topkapi
Best Supporting Actress: Lila Kedrova - Zorba the Greek
Best Foreign Language Film: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (Ieri, oggi, domani), directed by Vittorio De Sica, Italy

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Becket
Best Actor: Peter O'Toole - Becket
Best Actress: Anne Bancroft - The Pumpkin Eater
Best Supporting Actress: Agnes Moorehead - Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Best Supporting Actor: Edmund O'Brien - Seven Days in May
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: My Fair Lady
Best Actor: Rex Harrison - My Fair Lady
Best Actress: Julie Andrews - Mary Poppins
Other
Best Director: George Cukor - My Fair Lady

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg), directed by Jacques Demy, France

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Il deserto rosso (The Red Desert), directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Susuz Yaz (Dry Summer), directed by Ismail Metin, Turkey

1964 film releases

U.S.A. unless stated

January-March

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Notable films released in 1964

U.S.A. unless stated

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References

  1. ^ "My Fair Lady (1964)". Box Office Mojo. 
  2. ^ "Box Office Information for Goldfinger". Box Office Mojo. 1964-12-22. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ "Box Office Information for Mary Poppins". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ Box Office Information for The Carpetbaggers. The Numbers. Retrieved April 30, 2013.
  5. ^ Box Office Information for From Russia with Love. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved April 30, 2013.
  6. ^ Box Office Information for A Fistful of Dollars. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved April 30, 2013.
  7. ^ Box Office Information for Father Goose. The Numbers. Retrieved April 30, 2013.
  8. ^ "A Shot in the Dark (1964)". Box Office Mojo. 1964-06-23. Retrieved . 
  9. ^ Box Office Information for A Hard Day's Night. The Numbers. Retrieved April 30, 2013.
  10. ^ Box Office Information for The Night of the Iguana. IMDb. Retrieved April 30, 2013.
  11. ^ Box Office Information for What a Way to Go! The Numbers. Retrieved April 30, 2013.
  12. ^ Box Office Information for The Unsinkable Molly Brown The Numbers. Retrieved April 30, 2013.
  13. ^ "The Pink Panther (1964) (1964)". Box Office Mojo. 1964-04-11. Retrieved . 
  14. ^ Box Office Information for Viva Las Vegas. The Numbers. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  15. ^ Box Office Information for Dr. Strangelove. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  16. ^ Box Office Information for Becket. The Numbers. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  17. ^ Box Office Information for Send Me No Flowers. The Numbers. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  18. ^ Box Office Information for Good Neighbor Sam. The Numbers. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  19. ^ Box Office Information for Zorba the Greek. The Numbers. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  20. ^ "All-Time B.O. Champs", Variety, 3 January 1968 p 25.
  21. ^ "Big Rental Pictures of 1965", Variety, 5 January 1966 p 6.
  22. ^ Box Office Information for Marnie. The Numbers. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  23. ^ Box Office Information for Topkapi. The Numbers. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  24. ^ Box Office Information for Man's Favorite Sport? The Numbers. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  25. ^ Overview for Swingers' Paradise (1965)", Turner Classic Movies page

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