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The year 1991 in film involved some significant events.

Contents

Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Director Gross
1. Terminator 2: Judgment Day TriStar Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick and Edward Furlong James Cameron $205,400,000
2. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Warner Bros. Kevin Costner, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater and Alan Rickman Kevin Reynolds $165,493,908
3. Beauty and the Beast Buena Vista voices of Paige O'Hara and Robby Benson Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise $145,863,363
4. The Silence of the Lambs Orion Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins Jonathan Demme $130,742,922
5. City Slickers Columbia Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Jack Palance and Bruno Kirby Ron Underwood $124,033,791
6. Hook TriStar Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts and Bob Hoskins Steven Spielberg $119,654,823
7. The Addams Family Paramount Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd and Christina Ricci Barry Sonnenfeld $113,502,426
8. Sleeping with the Enemy Fox Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin and Kevin Anderson Joseph Ruben $101,599,005
9. Father of the Bride Buena Vista Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and Martin Short Charles Shyer $89,325,780
10. The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear Paramount Leslie Nielsen and Priscilla Presley David Zucker $86,930,411

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Silence of the Lambs - Orion Pictures Corp.
Best Director: Jonathan Demme - The Silence of the Lambs
Best Actor: Anthony Hopkins - The Silence of the Lambs
Best Actress: Jodie Foster - The Silence of the Lambs
Academy Award for Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published : Ted Tally - The Silence of the Lambs
Best Supporting Actor: Jack Palance - City Slickers
Best Supporting Actress: Mercedes Ruehl - The Fisher King
Best Foreign Language Film: Mediterraneo, directed by Gabriele Salvatores, Italy

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:JFK
Best Picture: Bugsy
Best Actor: Nick Nolte - The Prince of Tides
Best Actress: Jodie Foster - The Silence of the Lambs
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Beauty and the Beast
Best Actor: Robin Williams - The Fisher King
Best Actress: Bette Midler - For the Boys
Other
Best Director: Oliver Stone - JFK
Best Foreign Language Film: Europa Europa, Germany

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Barton Fink, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, United States

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Close To Eden (Urga), directed by Nikita Mikhalkov, France / USSR

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

La Casa del sorriso (The House of Smiles), directed by Marco Ferreri, Italy

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January-March

  • January 1991
  • February 1991
  • March 1991

April-June

  • April 1991
  • May 1991
  • June 1991

July-September

  • July 1991
  • August 1991
  • September 1991

October-December

  • October 1991
  • November 1991
  • December 1991

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References


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