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            List of years in film       (table)
 1971 .  1972 .  1973 .  1974  . 1975  . 1976  . 1977 
1978 1979 1980 -1981- 1982 1983 1984
 1985 .  1986 .  1987 .  1988  . 1989  . 1990  . 1991 
In home video: 1978 1979 1980 -1981- 1982 1983 1984     
    In television: 1978 1979 1980 -1981- 1982 1983 1984     
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Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. Raiders of the Lost Ark Paramount Harrison Ford $209,562,121
2. On Golden Pond Universal Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda $119,285,432
3. Superman II Warner Brothers Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder and Gene Hackman $108,185,706
4. Arthur Warner Brothers Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli $95,461,682
5. Stripes Columbia Bill Murray $85,297,000
6. The Cannonball Run 20th Century Fox Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore and Farrah Fawcett $72,179,579
7. Chariots of Fire Warner Brothers Ben Cross and Ian Charleson $58,972,904
8. For Your Eyes Only MGM Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet and Topol $54,812,802
9. The Four Seasons Universal Alan Alda and Carol Burnett $50,427,646
10. Reds Paramount Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton $42,365,581

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Chariots of Fire - Enigma, The Ladd Company/Warner Bros.
Best Director: Warren Beatty - Reds
Best Actor: Henry Fonda - On Golden Pond
Best Actress: Katharine Hepburn - On Golden Pond
Best Supporting Actor: John Gielgud - Arthur
Best Supporting Actress: Maureen Stapleton - Reds
Best Foreign Language Film: Mephisto, directed by Istvan Szabo, Hungary

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: On Golden Pond
Best Actor: Henry Fonda - On Golden Pond
Best Actress: Meryl Streep - The French Lieutenant's Woman
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Arthur
Best Actor: Dudley Moore - Arthur
Best Actress: Bernadette Peters - Pennies from Heaven
Other
Best Director: Warren Beatty - Reds
Best Foreign Film: Chariots of Fire, United Kingdom

Golden Raspberry Awards:

Worst Picture: Mommie Dearest
Worst Director: Michael Cimino - Heaven's Gate
Worst Actor: Klinton Spilsbury - The Legend of the Lone Ranger
Worst Actress: Bo Derek - Tarzan, the Ape Man; Faye Dunaway - Mommie Dearest
Worst Supporting Actor: Steve Forrest - Mommie Dearest
Worst Supporting Actress: Diana Scarwid - Mommie Dearest

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Man of Iron (Człowiek z żelaza), directed by Andrzej Wajda, Poland

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Marianne and Juliane (Die Bleierne Zeit), directed by Margarethe von Trotta, W. Germany

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Faster, Faster (Deprisa, deprisa / Vivre vite), directed by Carlos Saura, Spain / France

Films released in 1981

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