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The year 1993 in film involved many significant films. (For more about films in foreign languages, check sources in those languages.)

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Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Actors Director Gross
1. Jurassic Park Universal Sam Neill and Laura Dern Steven Spielberg $357,067,947
2. Mrs. Doubtfire Fox Robin Williams and Sally Field Chris Columbus $219,195,243
3. The Fugitive Warner Bros. Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones Andrew Davis $183,875,760
4. The Firm Paramount Tom Cruise Sydney Pollack $158,348,367
5. Sleepless in Seattle TriStar Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan Nora Ephron $126,680,884
6. Indecent Proposal Paramount Woody Harrelson, Robert Redford and Demi Moore Adrian Lyne $106,614,059
7. In the Line of Fire Columbia Clint Eastwood, Rene Russo and John Malkovich Wolfgang Petersen $102,314,823
8. The Pelican Brief Warner Bros. Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington Alan J. Pakula $100,768,056
9. Schindler's List Universal Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley and Ralph Fiennes Steven Spielberg $96,065,768
10. Cliffhanger TriStar Sylvester Stallone Renny Harlin $84,049,211

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Schindler's List - Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures
Best Director: Steven Spielberg - Schindler's List
Best Actor: Tom Hanks - Philadelphia
Best Actress: Holly Hunter - The Piano
Best Supporting Actor: Tommy Lee Jones - The Fugitive
Best Supporting Actress: Anna Paquin - The Piano
Best Foreign Language Film: Belle Époque (The Age of Beauty), directed by Fernando Trueba, Spain

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Schindler's List
Best Actor: Tom Hanks - Philadelphia
Best Actress: Holly Hunter - The Piano
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Mrs. Doubtfire
Best Actor: Robin Williams - Mrs. Doubtfire
Best Actress: Angela Bassett - What's Love Got to Do with It?
Other
Best Director: Steven Spielberg, Schindler's List
Best Foreign Language Film: Farewell My Concubine (Ba wang bie ji), China / Hong Kong

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Farewell My Concubine (霸王別姬, Ba wang bie ji), directed by Chen Kaige, China / Hong Kong
The Piano, directed by Jane Campion, New Zealand

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Short Cuts, directed by Robert Altman, United States
Three Colors: Blue (Trois Couleurs: Bleu), directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, France / Poland / Switzerland / U.K.

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

The Women from the Lake of Scented Souls (Xian hun nu), directed by Xie Fei, China
The Wedding Banquet (Hsi yen), directed by Ang Lee, Taiwan / U.S.A.

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Wide-release movies

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January-March

  • January 1993
  • January 15-Nowhere to Run
  • February 1993
  • March 1993
  • March 19-Teenage Muntant Ninja Turtules 3

April-June

July-September

  • July 1993
  • July 9-In The Line of Fire
  • July 16-Free Willy
  • August 1993
  • August 6-The Fugitive
  • September 1993
  • September 17-Striking Distance

October-December

  • October 1993
  • November 1993
  • November 5-Robocop 3
  • December 1993
  • December 10-Wayne's World 2
  • December 17-What's Eating Gilbert Grape, The Pelican Brief
  • December 25-Batman:Mask of The Phantasm, Tombstone, Grumpy Old Men

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