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The year 1964 in film involved some significant events.

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Events

  • January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb is released.
  • March 6 - Elvis Presley's 14th motion picture, Kissin' Cousins is released to theaters.
  • July 6 - A Hard Day's Night, the first Beatles film, premieres.

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. Mary Poppins* Disney $45,000,000
2. My Fair Lady* Warner Brothers $34,000,000
3. Goldfinger United Artists $22,998,000
4. The Carpetbaggers Paramount $15,500,000
5. From Russia With Love United Artists $9,924,000
6. Viva Las Vegas MGM $9,442,967
6. A Shot in the Dark United Artists $6,748,000
7. A Hard Day's Night United Artists $6,165,000
8. The Unsinkable Molly Brown MGM $6,040,000
9. The Pink Panther United Artists $5,935,000
10. Father Goose Universal $6,200,000

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)
source: http://www.boxofficereport.com/database/1964.shtml

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: My Fair Lady - Warner Bros.
Best Director: George Cukor - My Fair Lady
Best Actor: Rex Harrison - My Fair Lady
Best Actress: Julie Andrews - Mary Poppins
Best Supporting Actor: Peter Ustinov - Topkapi
Best Supporting Actress: Lila Kedrova - Zorba the Greek
Best Foreign Language Film: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (Ieri, oggi, domani), directed by Vittorio De Sica, Italy

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Becket
Best Actor: Peter O'Toole - Becket
Best Actress: Anne Bancroft - The Pumpkin Eater
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: My Fair Lady
Best Actor: Rex Harrison - My Fair Lady
Best Actress: Julie Andrews - Mary Poppins
Other
Best Director: George Cukor - My Fair Lady

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg), directed by Jacques Demy, France

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Il deserto rosso (The Red Desert), directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Susuz Yaz (Dry Summer), directed by Ismail Metin, Turkey

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