Year In Film 1965

  • Number of Releases: 452
  • CinemaScope releases: 11
  • Number of theatres: 14,000 (4,150 are drive ins)
  • Average weekly attendance: 44,000,000
  • Average ticket price: $1.01
  • Box office receipts: $927,000,000

Top box office stars- Sean Connery, John Wayne, Doris Day, Julie Andrew’s, Jack Lemmon, Elvis Presley, Cary Grant, James Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton

Top grossing films- Mary Poppins $28.5m, The Sound Of Music $20m, Goldfinger $19.7m, My Fair Lady $19m, What’s New Pussycat $7.2m

  • Palme d’Or- The Knack
  • Academy Award- The Sound of Music
  • Golden Globes- Doctor Zhivago & The Sound of Music
  • NY Film Critics- Darling
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Year In Film 1988

  • Number of Releases: 510
  • Number of screens: 23,250 (1,550 are drive ins)
  • Average weekly attendance: 2,086,154
  • Average ticket price: $4.11
  • Box office receipts: $4,458,400,000

Top box office stars-Tom Cruise, Eddie Murphy, Tom Hanks, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Paul Hogan, Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Robin Williams, Tom Selleck, Dustin Hoffman

Top grossing films-Who Framed Roger Rabbit $78m, Coming To America $65m, Good Morning, Vietnam $58.1m, Crocodile Dundee II $57.3m, Big $50.8m

  • Palme d’Or- Pelle the Conqueror
  • Academy Award- Rain Man
  • Golden Globes- Rain Man & Working Girl
  • NY Film Critics- The Accidental Tourist
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Year In Film 1955

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  • Number of Releases: 392
  • 3-D releases: 1
  • CinemaScope releases: 72
  • Number of theatres: 19,2000 (4,587 are drive ins)
  • Average weekly attendance: 46,000,000
  • Average ticket price: $0.50
  • Box office receipts: $1,326,000,000

Top box office stars- James Stewart, Grace Kelly, John Wayne, William Holden, Gary Cooper, Marlon Brando, Martin & Lewis, Humphrey Bogart, June Allyson, Clark Gable

Top grossing films- Cinerama Holiday $10m, Mister Roberts $8.5m, Battle Cry $8m, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea $8m, Not As A Stranger $7.1m

  • Palme d’Or- Marty
  • Academy Award- Marty
  • Golden Globes- East of Eden/Guys and Dolls
  • NY Film Critics- Marty
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