1958 in film

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

RankTitleStudioGross rental
1. South Pacific 20th Century Fox $16,300,000[1]
2. Auntie Mame Warner Bros. $9,000,000[2]
3. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof MGM $7,800,000[1]
4. No Time for Sergeants Warner Bros. $7,200,000[2]
5. Gigi MGM $6,750,000[1]
6. The Vikings United Artists $6,000,000[2]
7. The Young Lions 20th Century Fox $4,480,000[3]
8. The Inn of the Sixth Happiness $4,400,000[4]
9. Some Came Running MGM $4,245,000[5]
10. The Big Country United Artists $3,500,000[3]

Awards

Category/Organization16th Golden Globe Awards
March 5, 1959
31st Academy Awards
April 6, 1959
DramaComedy or Musical
Best FilmThe Defiant OnesAuntie Mame (Comedy)
Gigi (Musical)
Gigi
Best DirectorVincente Minnelli
Gigi
Best ActorDavid Niven
Separate Tables
Danny Kaye
Me and the Colonel
David Niven
Separate Tables
Best ActressSusan Hayward
I Want to Live!
Rosalind Russell
Auntie Mame
Susan Hayward
I Want to Live!
Best Supporting ActorBurl Ives
The Big Country
Best Supporting ActressHermione Gingold
Gigi
Wendy Hiller
Separate Tables
Best Foreign Language FilmGirl and the River
The Road a Year Long
Rosemary
Mon Oncle

Notable films released in 1958

United States unless stated

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Film series

Carry On series (1958–1992)

Short film series

Ending this year

Births

Deaths

Film debuts

References

  1. "All-Time Top Gross Films". Variety. January 10, 1962. p. 13.
  2. "All-Time Domestic Champs". Variety. January 6, 1960. p. 34.
  3. Cohn, Lawrence (October 15, 1990). "All-Time Film Rental Champs". Variety. p. M140-M196.
  4. "1959: Probable Domestic Take". Variety. January 6, 1960. p. 34.
  5. The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles, California: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study
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