1949 in film

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

RankTitleStudioGross
1. Samson and Delilah Paramount $28,800,000[2]
2. Battleground MGM $5,051,000
3. Jolson Sings Again
Sands of Iwo Jima
Columbia
Republic
$5,000,000
5. I Was a Male War Bride 20th Century Fox $4,100,000
6. Twelve O'Clock High 20th Century Fox $4,025,000
7. A Letter to Three Wives 20th Century Fox $3,800,000
8. The Heiress Paramount $3,700,000
9. Pinky 20th Century Fox $3,600,000
10. All the King's Men Columbia $3,500,000
11. Little Women MGM $3,500,000
12. Look for the Silver Lining Warner Bros. $3,250,000

Awards

Category/Organization7th Golden Globe Awards
February 23, 1950
22nd Academy Awards
March 23, 1950
Best FilmAll the King's Men
Best DirectorRobert Rossen
All the King's Men
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
A Letter to Three Wives
Best ActorBroderick Crawford
All the King's Men
Best ActressOlivia de Havilland
The Heiress
Best Supporting ActorJames Whitmore
Battleground
Dean Jagger
Twelve O'Clock High
Best Supporting ActressMercedes McCambridge
All the King's Men
Best Screenplay, AdaptedRobert Pirosh
Battleground
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
A Letter to Three Wives
Best Screenplay, OriginalRobert Pirosh
Battleground
Best Foreign Language FilmBicycle Thieves

Top ten money making stars

Rank Actor/Actress
1. Bob Hope
2. Bing Crosby
3. (tie) Bud Abbott
Lou Costello
4. John Wayne
5. Gary Cooper
6. Cary Grant
7. Betty Grable
8. Esther Williams
9. Humphrey Bogart
10. Clark Gable

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