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List of years in film
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1956
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1958
1959
1960
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The year 1959 in film involved some significant events, with Ben-Hur winning a record 11 Academy Awards.

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Top-grossing films (U.S.)

The top ten 1959 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1959
Rank Title Studio Domestic rentals
1 Ben-Hur Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $36,000,000[1]
2 The Shaggy Dog Walt Disney/Buena Vista Distribution $9,600,000[2]
3 Operation Petticoat Universal Pictures $9,321,555[3]
4 Some Like It Hot United Artists/The Mirisch Company $8,127,835[3]
5 Pillow Talk Universal Pictures $7,669,713[3]
6 Imitation of Life $6,417,807[3]
7 Suddenly, Last Summer Columbia Pictures $6,375,000[3]
8 Rio Bravo
The Nun's Story
Warner Bros. Pictures $5,750,000[3]
9 North by Northwest Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $5,740,000[4]
10 Anatomy of a Murder Columbia Pictures $5,500,000[1]

Events

Awards

Category/Organization 17th Golden Globe Awards
March 10, 1960
12th BAFTA Awards
March 26, 1960
32nd Academy Awards
April 4, 1960
Comedy or Musical Drama
Best Film Some Like It Hot (Comedy)
Porgy and Bess (Musical)
Ben-Hur Room at the Top Ben-Hur
Best Director William Wyler
Ben-Hur
- William Wyler
Ben-Hur
Best Actor Jack Lemmon
Some Like It Hot
Anthony Franciosa
Career
Sidney Poitier
The Defiant Ones
Charlton Heston
Ben-Hur
Best Actress Marilyn Monroe
Some Like It Hot
Elizabeth Taylor
Suddenly, Last Summer
Simone Signoret
Room at the Top
Simone Signoret
Room at the Top
Best Supporting Actor Stephen Boyd
Ben-Hur
- Hugh Griffith
Ben-Hur
Best Supporting Actress Susan Kohner
Imitation of Life
- Shelley Winters
The Diary of Anne Frank
Best Screenplay, Adapted Room at the Top
Neil Paterson
Orders to Kill
Paul Dehn
Room at the Top
Neil Paterson
Best Screenplay, Original Pillow Talk
Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene, Stanley Shapiro, and Maurice Richlin

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro), directed by Marcel Camus, France

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Il Generale della Rovere (General della Rovere), directed by Roberto Rossellini, Italy / France
La grande guerra (The Great War), directed by Mario Monicelli, Italy / France

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Les Cousins (The Cousins), directed by Claude Chabrol, France

1959 film releases

United States unless stated

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Notable films released in 1959

United States unless stated

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Short film series

Births

Deaths

Film debuts

Notes

  1. ^ Fantasia had also used a multi-speaker stereophonic sound system, but it was primitive compared to the one used in Sleeping Beauty.

References

  1. ^ a b Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp. 358–359. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6.
  2. ^ "All-time top film grossers", Variety 8 January 1964 p 37.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Cohn, Lawrence (October 15, 1990). "All-Time Film Rental Champs". Variety. p. M140-M196.
  4. ^ The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
  5. ^ Plunderers of Painted Flats at the American Film Institute Catalog
  6. ^ Krutnik, Frank (2000). Inventing Jerry Lewis. Smithsonian Institution Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-1560983699.
  7. ^ "Al Capone (1959)". BFI. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  8. ^ Maaleht. Endine näitleja Margus Oopkaup: toitu saan päevas osta kolme euro eest. 22 January 2015. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  9. ^ Dye, David (1988). Child and Youth Actors: Filmographies of Their Entire Careers, 1914–1985. p. 29. ISBN 0-89950-247-4.

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