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The year 1960 in film involved some significant events.

Contents

Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. Swiss Family Robinson Disney John Mills and Dorothy McGuire $20,178,000
2. Psycho Paramount/Universal Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles and John Gavin $11,200,000
3. Spartacus Universal Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Gavin and Tony Curtis $11,100,000
4. Exodus United Artists Paul Newman and Eva Marie Saint $8,332,000
5. The Alamo United Artists John Wayne and Richard Widmark $7,919,000
6. Butterfield 8 MGM Elizabeth Taylor $7,552,000
7. The World of Suzie Wong Paramount William Holden and Nancy Kwan $7,500,000
8. The Apartment United Artists Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine $6,680,000
9. Ocean's 11 Warner Brothers Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr and Angie Dickinson $5,650,000
10. Please Don't Eat the Daisies MGM Doris Day and David Niven $5,369,000
11. Elmer Gantry United Artists Burt Lancaster and Jean Simmons $5,320,000
12. The Sundowners Warner Brothers Deborah Kerr and Robert Mitchum $5,230,000
13. Portrait in Black Universal Lana Turner $4,563,000
14. Let's Make Love 20th Century Fox Marilyn Monroe $4,310,000
15. Sunrise at Campobello Warner Brothers Ralph Bellamy and Greer Garson $4,300,000
16. G.I. Blues Paramount Elvis Presley $4,180,000
17. The Facts of Life United Artists Bob Hope and Lucille Ball $4,000,000
18. Inherit the Wind United Artists Spencer Tracy, Fredric March and Gene Kelly $3,600,000
19. Midnight Lace Universal Doris Day, Rex Harrison and John Gavin $3,104,000
20. It Started in Naples Paramount Clark Gable and Sophia Loren $2,637,000

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Apartment - Mirisch, United Artists
Best Director: Billy Wilder - The Apartment
Best Actor: Burt Lancaster - Elmer Gantry
Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor - BUtterfield 8
Best Supporting Actor: Peter Ustinov - Spartacus
Best Supporting Actress: Shirley Jones - Elmer Gantry
Best Foreign Language Film: The Virgin Spring (Jungfrukällan), directed by Ingmar Bergman, Sweden

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Spartacus
Best Actor: Burt Lancaster - Elmer Gantry
Best Actress: Greer Garson - Sunrise at Campobello
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture (tie): The Apartment
Best Picture (tie): Song Without End
Best Actor: Jack Lemmon - The Apartment
Best Actress: Shirley MacLaine - The Apartment
Other
Best Director: Jack Cardiff - Sons and Lovers

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

La dolce vita, directed by Federico Fellini, Italy

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Le passage du Rhin (The Crossing of the Rhine), directed by André Cayatte, Italy / France / W.Germany

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

El lazarillo de tormes, directed by César Fernández Ardavin, Spain / Italy

Films released in 1960

Short Film Series

Births

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Film Debuts

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