1966 in Film
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1966 in Film

The year 1966 in film involved some significant events. A Man for All Seasons won six Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

Events

Top-grossing films

United States and Canada

Outside North America

The highest-grossing 1966 films in countries outside North America.

Country Title Studio Gross
India Phool Aur Patthar Ralhan Productions $11,790,000[n 1]
Soviet Union War and Peace Mosfilm $64,000,000[n 2]

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons - Highland, Columbia
Best Director: Fred Zinnemann - A Man for All Seasons
Best Actor: Paul Scofield - A Man for All Seasons
Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best Supporting Actor: Walter Matthau - The Fortune Cookie
Best Supporting Actress: Sandy Dennis - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best Foreign Language Film: A Man and a Woman (Un homme et une femme), directed by Claude Lelouch, France


BAFTA Film Awards:

Best Film from any Source: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best British film: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons
Best Actor: Paul Scofield - A Man for All Seasons
Best Actress: Anouk Aimée - A Man and a Woman
Comedy or Musical:
Best Picture: The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming
Best Actor: Alan Arkin - The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming
Best Actress: Lynn Redgrave - Georgy Girl
Other
Best Supporting Actor: Richard Attenborough - The Sand Pebbles
Best Supporting Actress: Jocelyne LaGarde - Hawaii
Best Director: Fred Zinnemann - A Man for All Seasons

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

A Man and a Woman (Un homme et une femme), directed by Claude Lelouch, France
Signore & Signori (The Birds, the Bees and the Italians), directed by Pietro Germi, Italy

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, Location: Italy

Silver Ribbon

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

The Battle of Algiers (La Battaglia di Algeri), directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, Algeria / Italy

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Cul-de-sac, directed by Roman Polanski, United Kingdom

1966 film releases

United States unless stated

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Notable films released in 1966

United States unless stated

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Short Film Series

Births

Deaths

Debuts

Notes

  1. ^ INR7.5 crore;[11] 6.3591 Indian rupees per US dollar in 1966[12]
  2. ^ 58 million SUR,[13] 0.9 SUR per USD from 1961 to 1971[14]

References

  1. ^ "The Bible: In the Beginning, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "Hawaii, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2012.
  4. ^ "The Sand Pebbles, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ "A Man For All Seasons, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2012.
  6. ^ "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012.
  7. ^ "Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N., Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2012.
  8. ^ "The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Coming!, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2012.
  9. ^ "Grand Prix, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2012.
  10. ^ Corliss, Richard (5 August 2007). "When Antonioni Blew Up the Movies". Time. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  11. ^ "Box Office 1966". Archived from the original on 2013-10-14. Retrieved .
  12. ^ http://fx.sauder.ubc.ca/etc/USDpages.pdf#page=3
  13. ^ Kudryavtsev, Sergei (2008). 3500 avtorskuiu knigu kinoretsenzii. Pechatny Dvor. p. 185. ISBN 978-5990131835.
  14. ^ Archive of Bank of Russia http://cbr.ru/currency_base/OldDataFiles/USD.xls

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