1965 in film

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

RankTitleStudioGross
1. The Sound of Music 20th Century Fox $138,700,000[1]
2. Doctor Zhivago MGM Unknown[note 1]
3. Thunderball United Artists $63,595,658[4]
4. Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines 20th Century Fox $31,111,111[5]
5. That Darn Cat! Disney $28,068,222[6]
6. The Great Race Warner Bros. $25,333,333[7]
7. Cat Ballou Columbia $20,666,667[8]
8. What's New Pussycat? United Artists $18,820,000[9]
9. Shenandoah Universal $17,268,889[10]
10. Von Ryan's Express 20th Century Fox $17,111,111[11]
  1. The first-run gross of Doctor Zhivago is unknown. However, in terms of gross rental (the distributor's cut of the gross) it earned $43 million, second only to The Sound of Music's $72 million and over fifty percent more than the $27 million earned by Thunderball in third-place.[2] Its lifetime box-office gross—including revenue from re-releases—totals $111.7 million.[3]

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Sound of Music – Argyle Enterprises, 20th Century Fox
Best Director: Robert WiseThe Sound of Music
Best Actor: Lee MarvinCat Ballou
Best Actress: Julie ChristieDarling
Best Supporting Actor: Martin BalsamA Thousand Clowns
Best Supporting Actress: Shelley WintersA 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 SharifDoctor Zhivago
Best Actress: Samantha EggarThe Collector
Comedy or Musical:
Best Picture: The Sound of Music
Best Actor: Lee MarvinCat Ballou
Best Actress: Julie AndrewsThe Sound of Music
Other
Best Supporting Actor: Oskar WernerThe Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Best Supporting Actress: Ruth GordonInside Daisy Clover
Best Director: David LeanDoctor 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

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References

  1. Block, Alex Ben; Wilson, Lucy Autrey, eds. (2010). George Lucas's Blockbusting: A Decade-By-Decade Survey of Timeless Movies Including Untold Secrets of Their Financial and Cultural Success. HarperCollins. ISBN 9780061778896.
    • The Sound of Music: p.434. $138.7 million (Initial Release Domestic Box office)
  2. Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. p. 359. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6.
  3. "Doctor Zhivago, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
  4. "Thunderball, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
  5. "Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
  6. "That Darn Cat, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
  7. "The Great Race, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
  8. "Cat Ballou, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
  9. "What's New Pussycat?, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
  10. "Shenandoah, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
  11. "Von Ryan's Express, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
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