1969 in Film
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1969 in Film

The year 1969 in film involved some significant events, with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid dominating the U.S. box office and becoming one of the highest-grossing films of all time and Midnight Cowboy, a film rated X, winning the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

The top ten 1969 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1969
Rank Title Studio Box-office gross rental
1 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 20th Century Fox $29,200,000[1]
2 The Love Bug Walt Disney/Buena Vista Distribution $21,000,000[1]
3 Midnight Cowboy United Artists $20,500,000[2]
4 Easy Rider Columbia Pictures $19,100,000[2]
5 Hello, Dolly! 20th Century Fox $15,000,000[1]
6 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Columbia Pictures $14,600,000[1]
7 Paint Your Wagon Paramount Pictures $14,500,000[1]
8 True Grit $14,300,000[1]
9 Cactus Flower Columbia Pictures $11,900,000[1]
10 Goodbye, Columbus Paramount Pictures $10,500,000[1]

Events

Awards

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

If...., directed by Lindsay Anderson, United Kingdom

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Rani Radovi (Early Works), directed by ?elimir ?ilnik, Yugoslavia

Films released

Note: U.S. releases unless stated.

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Notable films released in 1969

Note: U.S. releases unless stated.

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Short Film Series

Actor's debuts

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp. 358-359. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6.
  2. ^ a b Top 20 Films of 1969 by Domestic Revenue
  3. ^ "Judy Garland | American singer and actress". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2019.

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