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The year 1954 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. White Christmas Paramount Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye $12,000,000
2. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea* Disney/RKO Kirk Douglas and James Mason $11,267,000
3. Rear Window Paramount/Universal James Stewart and Grace Kelly $9,812,000
4. The Caine Mutiny
Carmen Jones
Columbia
20th Century Fox
Humphrey Bogart
Dorothy Dandridge
$8,700,000
5. The Country Girl Paramount Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and William Holden $6,500,000
6. The Barefoot Contessa MGM Humphrey Bogart and Ava Gardner $6,298,000
7. A Star is Born
The High and the Mighty
Warner Brothers Judy Garland
John Wayne
$6,100,000
8. Magnificent Obsession Universal Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson $5,200,000
9. There's No Business Like Show Business
20th Century Fox Ethel Merman and Marilyn Monroe $5,000,000
10. On the Waterfront Columbia Marlon Brando $4,500,000

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: On the Waterfront - Horizon-American, Columbia
Best Director: Elia Kazan - On The Waterfront
Best Actor: Marlon Brando - On the Waterfront
Best Actress: Grace Kelly - The Country Girl
Best Supporting Actor: Edmond O'Brien - The Barefoot Contessa
Best Supporting Actress: Eva Marie Saint - On The Waterfront

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: On the Waterfront
Best Actor: Marlon Brando - On the Waterfront
Best Actress: Grace Kelly - The Country Girl
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Carmen Jones
Best Actor: James Mason - A Star Is Born
Best Actress: Judy Garland - A Star Is Born
Other
Best Director: Elia Kazan - On the Waterfront
Best Foreign Film: Twenty-Four Eyes (Nijushi no hitomi), Japan
Best Foreign Film: No Way Back (Weg Ohne Umkehr), West Germany
Best Foreign Film: The Lady of the Camellias (La Mujer de las camelias), Argentina
Best Foreign Film: Genevieve, United Kingdom

Grand Prix (Cannes Film Festival):

Jigokumon 地獄門, (Gate of Hell), directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japan

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Romeo and Juliet (Romeo e Giulietta), directed by Renato Castellani, Italy / U.K.

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Hobson's Choice, directed by David Lean, United Kingdom

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