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1963 in film

The year 1963 in film involved some significant events.

Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. Cleopatra 20th Century Fox $26,000,000
2. How the West Was Won Cinerama/MGM $20,933,000
3. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World United Artists $20,850,000
4. Tom Jones UA/Goldwyn $18,500,900
5. Irma La Douce United Artists $11,922,000
6. The Sword in the Stone Disney $10,475,000
7. Son of Flubber Disney $10,450,000
8. Dr. No United Artists $6,435,000
9. Charade Universal $6,363,000
10. Bye Bye Birdie Columbia $6,200,000

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)
source: http://www.boxofficereport.com/database/1963.shtml

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Tom Jones — Woodfall, United Artists-Lopert (British)
Best Director: Tony Richardson - Tom Jones
Best Actor: Sidney Poitier - Lilies of the Field
Best Actress: Patricia Neal - Hud
Best Supporting Actor: Melvyn Douglas - Hud
Best Supporting Actress: Margaret Rutherford - The V.I.P.s
Best Foreign Language Film: (Otto e mezzo), directed by Federico Fellini, Italy

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: The Cardinal
Best Actor: Sidney Poitier - Lilies of the Field
Best Actress: Leslie Caron - The L-Shaped Room
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Tom Jones
Best Actor: Alberto Sordi - To Bed... or Not to Bed
Best Actress: Shirley MacLaine - Irma la Douce

Other
Best Director: Elia Kazan - America, America

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

The Leopard (Il Gattopardo), directed by Luchino Visconti, Italy

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Hands Over the City (Le mani sulla città), directed by Francesco Rosi, Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Il Diavolo (To Bed... or Not to Bed), directed by Gian Luigi Polidoro, Italy

Films released in 1963

Short Film Series

Births

Deaths

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