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1956 in film

List of years in film (table)
In television
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957
1958
1959

The year 1956 in film involved some significant events.

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Academy Awards:

Golden Globe Awards:

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival): Not awarded

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

U.S.A. unless stated

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Ending this year


Rank Title Leading Stars Studio Gross
1. The Ten Commandments Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget, John Derek Paramount $43,000,000
2. Around the World in 80 Days David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine United Artists $23,120,000
3. Giant Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean Warner Bros. $14,000,000
4. War and Peace Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda Paramount $12,500,000
5. The King and I Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner 20th Century Fox $9,000,000
6. The Searchers John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter Warner Bros. $8,500,000
7. Bus Stop Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray 20th Century Fox $7,269,000
8. The Girl Can't Help It Jayne Mansfield, Tom Ewell 20th Century Fox $6,250,000
9. High Society Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste Holm MGM $5,878,000
10. Written on the Wind Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone Universal $5,712,000
11. Julie Doris Day MGM $4,500,000
12. The Eddy Duchin Story Tyrone Power, Kim Novak Columbia $4,396,000
13. The Lieutenant Wore Skirts Tom Ewell, Sheree North 20th Century Fox $4,390,000
14. Baby Doll Carroll Baker, Karl Malden Warner Bros. $4,285,000
15. Zarak Victor Mature, Michael Wilding, Anita Ekberg Columbia $4,252,000
16. Love Me Tender Elvis Presley, Debra Paget 20th Century Fox $4,225,000
17. Between Heaven and Hell Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Broderick Crawford, Terry Moore 20th Century Fox $4,200,000
18. The Man Who Knew Too Much James Stewart, Doris Day Paramount $4,153,000
19. The Best Things in Life Are Free Gordon MacRae, Dan Dailey, Ernest Borgnine, Sheree North 20th Century Fox $4,129,000
20. Star in the Dust John Agar, Richard Boone, Mamie Van Doren Universal $4,122,000
Rank Actor/Actress
1. William Holden
2. John Wayne
3. James Stewart
4. Burt Lancaster
5. Glenn Ford
6. (tie) Dean Martin
Jerry Lewis
7. Marilyn Monroe
8. Gary Cooper
9. Kim Novak
10. Frank Sinatra

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