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1945 in film

The year 1945 in film involved some significant events.

Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. Mom and Dad* Hallmark $16,000,000
2. The Bells of St. Mary's(#1 for year itself) RKO $8,000,000
3. Leave Her to Heaven (#2 for year itself) 20th Century Fox $5,505,000
4. Spellbound(#3 for year itself) United Artists $4,971,000
5. Anchors Aweigh(#4 for year itself) MGM $4,779,000
6. The Valley of Decision(#5 for year itself) MGM $4,567,000
7. Week-End at the Waldorf MGM $4,366,000
8. Thrill of a Romance MGM $4,338,000
9. The Lost Weekend Paramount $4,300,000
10. Saratoga Trunk Warner Brothers $4,250,000

(*) Road show revenue from several continuous years; figure is approximate
source: http://www.boxofficereport.com/database/1945.shtml

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Lost Weekend - Paramount
Best Director: Billy Wilder - The Lost Weekend
Best Actor: Ray Milland - The Lost Weekend
Best Actress: Joan Crawford - Mildred Pierce
Best Supporting Actor: James Dunn - A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
Best Supporting Actress: Anne Revere - National Velvet

Golden Globe Awards:

Best Picture: The Lost Weekend
Best Director: Billy Wilder - The Lost Weekend
Best Actor: Ray Milland - The Lost Weekend
Best Actress: Ingrid Bergman - The Bells of St. Mary's

Best Film for Promoting International Good Will: The House I Live In (short film)

Films released in 1945

Serials

Short film series

Births

Deaths

Notes

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