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1961 in film

List of years in film (table)
In television
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1959
1960
1961
1962
1963
1964

The year 1961 in film involved some significant events, with West Side Story winning 10 Academy Awards.

Academy Awards:

Golden Globe Awards:

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

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Rank Title Studio Actors Gross
1. West Side Story United Artists Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, Russ Tamblyn, Simon Oakland $43,656,822
2. The Guns of Navarone Columbia Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, David Niven, Stanley Baker, Irene Papas, James Darren, Gia Scala $28,900,000
3. El Cid Allied Artists Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren $26,600,000
4. The Absent-Minded Professor Walt Disney Productions Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Tommy Kirk, Leon Ames, Elliot Reid, Ed Wynn $25,381,407
5. The Parent Trap Walt Disney Productions Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith $25,150,385
6. La Dolce Vita Astor Pictures Corporation Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg $19,516,000
7. Lover Come Back Universal Doris Day, Rock Hudson $16,937,969
8. King of Kings MGM Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Ryan $14,483,352
9. One Hundred and One Dalmatians Walt Disney Productions voices of Rod Taylor, Ben Wright, Betty Lou Gerson, Cate Bauer, J. Pat O'Malley $14,000,000
10. Splendor in the Grass Warner Bros. Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty $11,426,000
11. Blue Hawaii Paramount Elvis Presley $10,440,453
12. Judgment at Nuremberg United Artists Spencer Tracy, Maximilian Schell, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Judy Garland, Marlene Dietrich $10,000,000
13. Breakfast at Tiffany's Paramount Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen $9,551,904
14. The Misfits MGM Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Eli Wallach $8,200,000

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