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The year 1953 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. Peter Pan* Disney/RKO $87,584,000
2. The Robe 20th Century Fox Richard Burton, Jean Simmons and Victor Mature $17,500,000
3. From Here to Eternity Columbia Montgomery Clift and Burt Lancaster $12,200,000
4. Shane Paramount Alan Ladd and Jean Arthur $9,500,000
5. How to Marry a Millionaire 20th Century Fox Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall $9,000,000
6. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 20th Century Fox Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell $7,591,000
7. Mogambo MGM Clark Gable, Ava Gardner and Grace Kelly $5,100,000
8. Salome Columbia Rita Hayworth $4,864,000
9. Roman Holiday Paramount Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn $4,750,000
10. Julius Caesar MGM Marlon Brando $4,741,000
11. Niagara 20th Century Fox Marilyn Monroe and Joseph Cotten $4,734,000
12. Stalag 17 Paramount William Holden
13. Calamity Jane Warner Brothers Doris Day
14. The Glenn Miller Story Universal James Stewart and June Allyson
15. The Wild One Columbia Marlon Brando
16. Miss Sadie Thompson Columbia Rita Hayworth
17. Hondo Paramount John Wayne
18. Titanic 20th Century Fox Barbara Stanwyck and Clifton Webb
19. I Confess Warner Brothers Montgomery Clift and Anne Baxter
20. House of Wax Warner Brothers Vincent Price

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: From Here to Eternity - Columbia Pictures
Best Director: Fred Zinnemann - From Here to Eternity
Best Actor: William Holden - Stalag 17
Best Actress: Audrey Hepburn - Roman Holiday
Best Supporting Actor: Frank Sinatra - From Here to Eternity
Best Supporting Actress: Donna Reed - From Here to Eternity

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: The Robe
Best Actor: Spencer Tracy - The Actress
Best Actress: Audrey Hepburn - Roman Holiday
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: No award
Best Actor: David Niven - The Moon Is Blue
Best Actress: Ethel Merman - Call Me Madam
Other
Best Director: Fred Zinnemann - From Here to Eternity

Grand Prix (Cannes Film Festival):

The Wages of Fear (Le salaire de la peur), directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, France / Italy

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival): Not awarded

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

The Wages of Fear (Le salaire de la peur), directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, France / Italy

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