1965 in Film
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1965 in Film

The year 1965 in film involved some significant events, with The Sound of Music topping the U.S. box office.

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. The Sound of Music* 20th Century Fox $163,214,286[1]
2. Doctor Zhivago* Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $111,721,910[2]
3. Thunderball United Artists $63,595,658[3]
4. Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines 20th Century Fox $31,111,111[4]
5. That Darn Cat! Walt Disney Productions $28,068,222[5]
6. The Great Race Warner Bros. $25,333,333[6]
7. Cat Ballou Columbia Pictures $20,666,667[7]
8. What's New Pussycat? United Artists $18,820,000[8]
9. Shenandoah Universal Pictures $17,268,889[9]
10. Von Ryan's Express 20th Century Fox $17,111,111[10]
11. The Greatest Story Ever Told United Artists $15,473,333[11]
12. For a Few Dollars More United Artists $15,000,000[12]
13. The Sandpiper Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $13,691,111[13]
14. A Patch of Blue Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $13,500,000[14]
15. The Sons of Katie Elder Paramount Pictures $13,333,333[15]
16. Help! United Artists $12,066,667[16]
17. How to Murder Your Wife United Artists $12,000,000[17]
18. Darling Embassy Pictures $12,000,000[18]
19. The Agony and the Ecstasy 20th Century Fox $8,000,000[19]
20. Do Not Disturb 20th Century Fox $8,000,000[20]
21. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Paramount $7,600,000[21]
22. Ship of Fools Columbia $7,000,000[22]
23. The Collector Columbia $7,000,000[22]
24. The Train United Artists $6,800,000[23]

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Sound of Music - Argyle Enterprises, Twentieth Century-Fox
Best Director: Robert Wise - The Sound of Music
Best Actor: Lee Marvin - Cat Ballou
Best Actress: Julie Christie - Darling
Best Supporting Actor: Martin Balsam - A Thousand Clowns
Best Supporting Actress: Shelley Winters - A Patch of Blue
Best Foreign Language Film: The Shop on Main Street (Obchod na korze), directed by Ján Kadár and Elmar Klos, Czechoslovakia

BAFTA Film Awards:

Best Film from Any Source: My Fair Lady
Best British Film: The Ipcress File

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Doctor Zhivago
Best Actor: Omar Sharif - Doctor Zhivago
Best Actress: Samantha Eggar - The Collector
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: The Sound of Music
Best Actor: Lee Marvin - Cat Ballou
Best Actress: Julie Andrews - The Sound of Music
Other
Best Director: David Lean - Doctor Zhivago

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

The Knack ...and How to Get It, directed by Richard Lester, United Kingdom

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa (Sandra of a Thousand Delights), directed by Luchino Visconti, Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Alphaville, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, France / Italy

1965 film releases

U.S.A. unless stated

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Notable films released in 1965

U.S.A. unless stated

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Short film series

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References

  1. ^ "The Sound of Music, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  2. ^ "Doctor Zhivago, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2013. 
  3. ^ "Thunderball, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2013. 
  4. ^ "Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  5. ^ "That Darn Cat, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  6. ^ "The Great Race, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  7. ^ "Cat Ballou, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  8. ^ "What's New Pussycat?, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  9. ^ "Shenandoah, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  10. ^ "Von Ryan's Express, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  11. ^ "The Greatest Story Ever Told, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  12. ^ "For a Few Dollars More, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2013. 
  13. ^ "The Sandpiper, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  14. ^ "Big Rental Pictures of 1966", Variety, 4 January 1967 p 8
  15. ^ "The Sons of Katie Elder, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  16. ^ "Help!, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  17. ^ "How to Murder Your Wife, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  18. ^ Darling, Box Office Information. IMDb. May 19, 2013
  19. ^ "The Agony and the Ecstasy, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  20. ^ "Do Not Disturb, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  21. ^ "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 
  22. ^ a b "Top Grossers of 1965", Variety, 5 January 1966 p 36
  23. ^ "The Train, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2013. 

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