the year-end project: 
2018, 2017201620152014201320122011, 2010
2009200820072006200520042003200220012000
19991998199719961995199419931992, 199119901989, 1988198719861985198419831982198119801979, 1978, 1977,
1976, 19751970-1974, 1965-69, 1960-64 ..., 1955-59
1950-541940-491930-19391920-29 + Superlatives Index

1964 — Year in Review
Fritz Golden Superlatives

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  1. The Servant (dir: Joseph Losey; US Release Date)

  2. I Am Cuba (dir: Mikhail Kalatozov)

  3. Dr. Strangelove (dir: Stanley Kubrick)

  4. Woman in the Dunes (dir: Hiroshi Teshigahara)

  5. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (dir: Jacques Demy)

  6. Harakiri (dir: Masaki Kobayashi; US Release Date)

  7. Bay of Angels (dir: Jacques Demy; US Release Date)

  8. Contempt (dir: Jean-Luc Godard; US Release Date)

  9. Seance on a Wet Afternoon (dir: Bryan Forbes)

  10. Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (dir: Robert Aldrich)

Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order): The Americanization of Emily (dir: Arthur Hiller), Band of Outsiders (dir: Jean-Luc Godard), A Fistful of Dollars (dir: Sergio Leone), A Hard Day’s Night (dir: Richard Lester), The Gospel According to St. Matthew (dir: Pier Paolo Pasolini), The Killers (dir: Don Siegel), Marnie (dir: Alfred Hitchcock), Mary Poppins (dir: Robert Stevenson), Naked Kiss (dir: Samuel Fuller), The Night of the Iguana (dir: John Huston), The Pumpkin Eater (dir: Jack Clayton), The Silence (dir: Ingmar Bergman), and Seven Days in May (dir: John Frankenheimer)

Dirk Bogarde, Wendy Craig and James Fox share a toast in Joseph Losey's  The Servant

Dirk Bogarde, Wendy Craig and James Fox share a toast in Joseph Losey's The Servant

Best Picture: The Servant
Director: Joseph Losey Producer: Joseph Losey, Norman Priggen
US Distributor: Landau Releasing


Mikhail Kalatozov in the 1960s.

Mikhail Kalatozov in the 1960s.

Best Director:
1. Mikhail Kalatozov, I Am Cuba
2. Stanley Kubrick, Dr. Strangelove
3. Joseph Losey, The Servant
4. Hiroshi Teshigahara, Woman in the Dunes
5. Jacques Demy, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg AND Bay of Angels


Peter Sellers in Stanley Kubrick’s  Dr. Strangelove

Peter Sellers in Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove

Best Actor:
1. Peter Sellers,
Dr. Strangelove
2. Peter Finch, The Pumpkin Eater
3. Dirk Bogarde, The Servant
4. Richard Burton, The Night of the Iguana
5. Richard Attenborough, Seance on a Wet Afternoon


Catherine Deneuve in Jacques Demy’s  Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Catherine Deneuve in Jacques Demy’s Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Best Actress:
1. Catherine Deneuve, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

2. Kim Stanley, Seance on a Wet Afternoon
3. Kyôko Kishida, Woman in the Dunes
4. Ingrid Thulin, The Silence
5. Ann-Margret, Kitten with a Whip


George C. Scott in Stanley Kubrick’s  Dr. Strangelove

George C. Scott in Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove

Best Supporting Actor:
1. George C. Scott, Dr. Strangelove

2. Sterling Hayden, Dr. Strangelove
3. James Coburn, The Americanization of Emily
4. Edmond O’Brien, Seven Days in May
5. Jack Palance, Contempt


Ava Gardner (left) and Deborah Kerr in John Huston’s  Night of the Iguana

Ava Gardner (left) and Deborah Kerr in John Huston’s Night of the Iguana

Best Supporting Actress:
1. Ava Gardner, The Night of the Iguana

2. Olivia de Havilland, Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
3. Agnes Moorhead, Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
4. Lila Kedrova, Zorba the Greek
5. Anne Vernon, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg


Catherine Deneuve in Jacques Demy’s  Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Catherine Deneuve in Jacques Demy’s Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Best Original Screenplay:
1. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg — Jacques Demy
2. The Naked Kiss — Samuel Fuller
3. A Hard Day’s Night — Alun Owen
4. Contempt — Jean-Luc Godard
5. The Silence — Ingmar Bergman


Slim Pickens in Stanley Kubrick’s  Dr. Strangelove

Slim Pickens in Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove

Best Adapted Screenplay: 
1. Dr. Strangelove — Stanley Kubrick, Peter George and Terry Southern
2. The Servant — Harold Pinter
3. Harakiri — Shinobu Hashimoto and Yasuhiko Takiguchi
4. Seance on a Wet Afternoon — Bryan Forbes
5. Woman in the Dunes — Kobo Abe and Eiko Yoshida


Ingrid Thulin in Ingmar Bergman’s  The Silence

Ingrid Thulin in Ingmar Bergman’s The Silence

Best Cinematography:
1. The Silence — Sven Nykvist
2. I Am Cuba — Serguey Urusevsky
3. The Servant — Douglas Slocombe
4. The Night of the Iguana — Gabriel Figueroa
5. The Pumpkin Eater — Oswald Morris


James Fox and Sarah Miles in Joseph Losey’s  The Servant

James Fox and Sarah Miles in Joseph Losey’s The Servant

Best Film Editing: 
1. The Servant — Reginald Mills
2. A Hard Day’s Night — John Jympson
3. Dr. Strangelove — Anthony Harvey
4. Contempt — Agnès Guillemot
5. Seance on a West Afternoon — Derek York


Eiji Okada in Hiroshi Teshigahara’s  Woman in the Dunes

Eiji Okada in Hiroshi Teshigahara’s Woman in the Dunes

Best Original Score:
1. Woman in the Dunes — Tôru Takmitsu
2. Zulu — John Barry
3. A Fistful of Dollars — Ennio Morricone
4. Contempt — Georges Delarue
5. The Horrible Dr. Hichcock — Roman Vlad


Stanley Kubrick’s War Room in  Dr. Strangelove

Stanley Kubrick’s War Room in Dr. Strangelove

Best Production Design:
1. Dr. Strangelove — Ken Adam

2. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg — Bernard Evein
3. Seven Days in May — Cary Odell and Edward Boyle
4. The Gospel According to St. Matthew — Luigi Scaccianoce and Andrea Fantacci
5. Goldfinger — Ken Adam and Peter Murton


Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison in George Cukor’s  My Fair Lady

Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison in George Cukor’s My Fair Lady

Best Costume Design:
1. My Fair Lady — Cecil Beaton
2. The Gospel According to St. Matthew — Danilo Donati
3. A Hard Day’s Night — Julie Harris and Dougie Millings
4. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg — Jacqueline Moreau
5. Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte — Norma Koch


Best Ensemble Cast:
Seven Days in May

Orson Welles’ Best First Feature:
Philip Kaufman, Goldstein

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Best Ensemble Cast: 
Seven Days in May
(dir: John Frankenheimer; in alphabetical order): Whit Bissell, Martin Balsam, Kirk Douglas, Andrew Duggan, Ava Gardner, Helen Kleeb, Burt Lancaster, George Macready, Frederic March, Hugh Marlowe, and Edmond O’Brien

Orson Welles' Best First Feature Award:
Philip Kaufman, Goldstein


the year-end project: 
2018, 2017201620152014201320122011, 2010
2009200820072006200520042003200220012000
19991998199719961995199419931992, 199119901989, 1988198719861985198419831982198119801979, 1978, 1977,
1976, 19751970-1974, 1965-69, 1960-64 ..., 1955-59
1950-541940-491930-19391920-29 + Superlatives Index

1963 — Year in Review
Fritz Golden Superlatives

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  1. High and Low (dir: Akira Kurosawa)

  2. 8 ½ (dir: Federico Fellini)

  3. Knife in the Water (dir: Roman Polanksi)

  4. The Exterminating Angel (dir: Luis Buñuel)

  5. A Legend or Was It? (dir: Keisuke Kinoshita)

  6. Vivre sa Vie (dir: Jean-Luc Godard)

  7. Black Sabbath (dir: Mario Bava; Italian Version)

  8. Hud (dir: Martin Ritt)

  9. The Leopard (dir: Luchino Visconti)

  10. The L-Shaped Room (dir: Bryan Forbes)

Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order): The Birds (dir: Alfred Hitchcock), Charade (dir: Stanley Donen), The Great Escape (dir: John Sturges), The Haunting (dir: Robert Wise), Ladybug Ladybug (dir: Frank Perry), Shock Corridor (dir: Samuel Fuller), This Sporting Life (dir: Lindsay Anderson), X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (dir: Roger Corman), and Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (dir: Vittorio de Sica)

 

Tatsuya Mihashi, Kenjiro Ishiyama, and Tatsuya Nakadai Akira Kurosawa’s  High and Low

Tatsuya Mihashi, Kenjiro Ishiyama, and Tatsuya Nakadai Akira Kurosawa’s High and Low

Best Picture: High and Low
Director: Akira Kurosawa Producers: Ryûzô Kikushima and Tomoyuki Tanaka
US Distributor: East West Classics


Akira Kurosawa (center) with Tatsuya Nakadai (left) and Toshiro Mifune (right) on the set of  High and Low

Akira Kurosawa (center) with Tatsuya Nakadai (left) and Toshiro Mifune (right) on the set of High and Low

Best Director:
1. Akira Kurosawa, High and Low

2. Federico Fellini, 8 ½
3. Roman Polanski, Knife in the Water
4. Keisuke Kinoshita, A Legend or Was It?
5. Luis Buñuel, The Exterminating Angel


Paul Newman and Patricia Neal in Martin Ritt’s  Hud

Paul Newman and Patricia Neal in Martin Ritt’s Hud

Best Actor:
1. Paul Newman, Hud
2. Toshiro Mifune, High and Low
3. Marcello Mastroianni, 8 ½
4. Richard Harris, This Sporting Life
5. Ray Milland, X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes


Anna Karina in Jean-Luc Godard’s  Vivre sa Vie

Anna Karina in Jean-Luc Godard’s Vivre sa Vie

Best Actress:
1. Anna Karina, Vivre sa Vie

2. Julie Harris, The Haunting
3. Leslie Caron, The L-Shaped Room
4. Tippi Hedren, The Birds
5. Sophia Loren, Yesterday Today and Tomorrow


Walter Matthau in Stanley Donen’s  Charade

Walter Matthau in Stanley Donen’s Charade

Best Supporting Actor: 
1. Walter Matthau, Charade

2. Larry Tucker, Shock Corridor
3. Melvyn Douglas, Hud
4. Robert Shaw, From Russia With Love
5. Brock Peters, The L-Shaped Room


Ann-Margret in George Sidney’s  Bye Bye Birdie

Ann-Margret in George Sidney’s Bye Bye Birdie

Best Supporting Actress:
1. Ann-Margret, Bye Bye Birdie

2. Patricia Neal, Hud
3. Sandra Milo, 8 ½
4. Julie Christie, Billy Liar
5. Joyce Redman, Tom Jones


Barbara Steele and Marcello Mastroianni (background) in Federico Fellini’s  8 ½

Barbara Steele and Marcello Mastroianni (background) in Federico Fellini’s 8 ½

Best Original Screenplay: 
1. 8 ½ — Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli and Brunello Rondo

2. Knife in the Water — Roman Polanski , Jakub Goldberg, and Jerzy Skolimowski
3. A Legend or Was It? — Keisuke Kinoshita
4. The Exterminating Angel Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza
5. Ladybug Ladybug — Eleanor Perry and Lois Dickert


Brock Peters, Leslie Caron, and Tom Bell in Bryan Forbes’  The L-Shaped Room

Brock Peters, Leslie Caron, and Tom Bell in Bryan Forbes’ The L-Shaped Room

Best Adapted Screenplay:
1. The L-Shaped Room — Bryan Forbes
2. High and Low — Akira Kurosawa, Ejiro Hisaita, Ryuzo Kikushima, and Hideo Oguni
3. This Sporting Life — David Storey
4. Hud — Irving Ravetch and Harriett Frank, Jr.
5. The Leopard — Luchio Visconti, Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Enrico Medioli, and Massimo Francoisa


Federico Fellini’s  8 ½

Federico Fellini’s 8 ½

Best Cinematography: 
1. 8 ½ — Gianni Di Venanzo
2. The Leopard — Giuseppe Rotunno
3. Black Sabbath — Mario Bava and Ubaldo Terzano
4. Contempt — Raoul Coutard
5. The Haunting — David Boulton


Leon Niemczyk and Jolanta Umecka in Roman Polanski’s  Knife in the Water

Leon Niemczyk and Jolanta Umecka in Roman Polanski’s Knife in the Water

Best Film Editing: 
1. Knife in the Water — Halina Prugar
2. 8 ½ — Leo Catozzo
3. The Great Escape — Ferris Webster
4. Charade — James Clark
5. Black Sabbath — Mario Serandrei


Mark Damon and Susy Anderson in Mario Bava’s  Black Sabbath

Mark Damon and Susy Anderson in Mario Bava’s Black Sabbath

Best Original Score: 
1. Black Sabbath — Roberto Nicolosi
2. A Legend or Was It? — Chûji Kinoshita
3. 8 ½ — Nina Rota
4. Hud — Elmer Bernstein
5. Charade — Henry Mancini


Alain Delon and Claudio Cardinale in Luchio Visconti’s  The Leopard

Alain Delon and Claudio Cardinale in Luchio Visconti’s The Leopard

Best Production Design: 
1. The Leopard — Mario Garbuglia, Laudomia Hercolani and Giorgio Pes
2. The Haunting — Elliot Scott and John Jarvis
3. Cleopatra — John De Cuir, Paul S. Fox, Ray Moyer and Walter M. Scott
4. Black Sabbath — Ricardo Domenici
5. America America – Gene Callahan


Luchio Visconti’s  The Leopard

Luchio Visconti’s The Leopard

Best Costume Design: 
1. The Leopard — Piero Tosi
2. Cleopatra — Vittorio Nino Novarese and Renie
3. Black Sabbath — Tina Grani
4. 8 ½ — Piero Gherardi
5. America America — Anna Hill Johnstone


Best Ensemble Cast:
8
½

Orson Welles’ Best First Feature:
Roman Polanski, Knife in the Water

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Best Ensemble Cast: 
8 ½ 
(dir: Federico Fellini; in alphabetical order), Anouk Aimee, Guido Alberti, Caterina Boratto, Claudia Cardinale, Mario Conocchia, Rosella Falk, Eddra Gale, Madeleine Lebeau, Marcello Mastronianni, Sandra Milo, and Barbara Steele

Orson Welles' Best First Feature Award:
Roman Polanski, Knife in the Water


the year-end project: 
2018, 2017201620152014201320122011, 2010
2009200820072006200520042003200220012000
19991998199719961995199419931992, 199119901989, 1988198719861985198419831982198119801979, 1978, 1977,
1976, 19751970-1974, 1965-69, 1960-64 ..., 1955-59
1950-541940-491930-19391920-29 + Superlatives Index

1962 — Year in Review
Fritz Golden Superlatives

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  1. Cleo from 5 to 7 (dir: Agnes Varda)

  2. Peeping Tom (dir: Michael Powell; US Release Date)

  3. La Jetée (dir: Chris Marker)

  4. Jules and Jim (dir: Francois Truffaut)

  5. Accattone (dir: Pier Paolo Passolini; US Release Date)

  6. Ride the High Country (dir: Sam Peckinpah)

  7. Lolita (dir: Stanley Kubrick)

  8. Lola (dir: Jacques Demy)

  9. Eclipse (dir: Michelangelo Antonioni)

  10. The Connection (dir: Shirley Clarke)

Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order): Advise & Consent (dir: Otto Preminger), David & Lisa (dir: Frank Perry), Good Morning (dir: Yasujirô Ozu), Last Year at Marinebad (dir: Alain Resnais), Lawrence of Arabia (dir: David Lean), The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (dir: Tony Richardson), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (dir: John Ford), The Manchurian Candidate (dir: John Frankenheimer), Mill of the Stone Women (dir: Giorgio Ferroni), The Trial (dir: Orson Welles), and What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (dir: Robert Aldrich)

Corinne Marchand and Dominique Davray in Agnes Varda’s  Cleo from 5 to 7

Corinne Marchand and Dominique Davray in Agnes Varda’s Cleo from 5 to 7

Best Picture: Cleo from 5 to 7
Director: Agnes Varda Producer: Carlo Ponti
US Distributor: Zenith International


Michael Powell finds a camera angle on the set of  Peeping Tom

Michael Powell finds a camera angle on the set of Peeping Tom

Best Director:
1.
Michael Powell, Peeping Tom
2. Agnes Varda, Cleo from 5 to 7
3. Francoise Truffaut, Jules and Jim
4. Sam Peckinpah, Ride the High Country
5. Chris Marker, La Jetée


Joel McCrea in Sam Peckinpah’s  Ride the High Country

Joel McCrea in Sam Peckinpah’s Ride the High Country

Best Actor:
1. Joel McCrea, Ride the High Country

2. James Mason, Lolita
3. Peter O’Toole, Lawrence of Arabia
4. Franco Citti, Accattone
5. Robert Mitchum, Cape Fear


Jeanne Moreau and Oskar Werner in Francois Truffaut’s  Jules and Jim

Jeanne Moreau and Oskar Werner in Francois Truffaut’s Jules and Jim

Best Actress:
1. Jeanne Moreau, Jules and Jim

2. Bette Davis, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
3. Monica Vitti, Eclipse
4. Katharine Hepburn, Long Day’s Journey into Night
5. Anouk Aimee, Lola


Peter Sellers in Stanley Kubrick’s  Lolita

Peter Sellers in Stanley Kubrick’s Lolita

Best Supporting Actor:
1. Peter Sellers, Lolita

2. Charles Laughton, Advise and Consent
3. Lee Marvin, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
4. Lew Ayres, Advise and Consent
5. Dean Stockwell, Long Day's Journey Into Night


Shelley Winters and James Mason in Stanley Kubrick’s  Lolita

Shelley Winters and James Mason in Stanley Kubrick’s Lolita

Best Supporting Actress:
1. Shelley Winters, Lolita

2. Angela Lansbury, The Manchurian Candidate
3. Mariette Hartley, Ride the High Country
4. Sue Lyon, Lolita
5. Mary Badham, To Kill a Mockingbird


Corinne Marchand in Agnes Varda’s  Cleo from 5 to 7

Corinne Marchand in Agnes Varda’s Cleo from 5 to 7

Best Original Screenplay:
1. Cleo from 5 to 7 — Agnes Varda
2. Ride the High Country — W.D. Stone Jr., Sam Peckinpah and William Roberts
3. Accattone — Pier Paolo Pasolini and Sergio Citti
4. Lola — Jacques Demy
5. La Jetée — Chris Marker


Jeanne Moreau, Henri Serre, and Oskar Werner in Francois Truffaut’s  Jules and Jim

Jeanne Moreau, Henri Serre, and Oskar Werner in Francois Truffaut’s Jules and Jim

Best Adapted Screenplay: 
1. Jules & Jim — Francois Truffaut and Jean Gruault
2. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance — James Gordon Bellah and Willis Goldbeck
3. Lolita — Vladimir Nabokov
4. David and Lisa — Eleanor Perry
5. The Connection — Jack Gelber


Moira Shearer in Michael Powell’s  Peeping Tom

Moira Shearer in Michael Powell’s Peeping Tom

Best Cinematography:
1. Peeping Tom
Otto Heller
2. Last Year at Marinebad — Sacha Vierny
3. Eclipse — Gianni Di Venanzo
4. Ride the High Country — Lucien Ballard
5. Lawrence of Arabia — Frederick A. Young


Jean Negroni in Chris Marker’s  La Jetée

Jean Negroni in Chris Marker’s La Jetée

Best Film Editing: 
1. La Jetée – Jean Ravel
2. The Manchurian Candidate — Ferris Webster
3. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance — Otho Lovering
4. Lolita — Anthony Harvey
5. Peeping Tom — Noreen Ackland


Robert Mitchum in J. Lee Thompson’s  Cape Fear

Robert Mitchum in J. Lee Thompson’s Cape Fear

Best Original Score: 
1. Cape Fear — Bernard Herrmann

2. Lawrence of Arabia — Maurice Jarre
3. Dr. No — John Barry and Monty Norman
4. Jules and Jim — Georges Delarue
5. Mill of the Stone Women — Carlo Innocenzi


Wolfgang Preiss in Giorgio Ferroni’s  Mill of the Stone Women

Wolfgang Preiss in Giorgio Ferroni’s Mill of the Stone Women

Best Production Design:
1. Mill of the Stone Women — Arrigo Equini and Carlo Gentiili
2. Lawrence of Arabia — John Box
3. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? — William Glasgow and George Sawley
4. The Manchurian Candidate — Richard Sylbert and George R. Nelson
5. The Music Man — Paul Groesse, George James Hopkins, and Phil A. Ankrom


Shirley Jones and Robert Preston in Morton DaCosta’s  The Music Man

Shirley Jones and Robert Preston in Morton DaCosta’s The Music Man

Best Costume Design:
1. The Music Man — Dorothy Jeakins

2. Lawrence of Arabia — Phyllis Dalton
3. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance — Edith Head and Ron Talsky
4. Gypsy — Orry-Kelly and Howard Shoup
5. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? — Norma Koch


Best Ensemble Cast:
Advise & Consent

Orson Welles’ Best First Feature:
Pier Paolo Pasolini, Accattone

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Best Ensemble Cast: 
Advise and Consent
(dir: Otto Preminger; in alphabetical order): Edward Andrews, Malcolm Atterbury, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda, Paul Ford, George Gizzard, Will Greer, Eddie Hodges, Charles Laughton, Don Murray, Peter Lawford, Burgess Meredith, Walter Pidgeon (pictured), Gene Tierney (pictured), Inga Swenson Franchot Tone and Betty White

Orson Welles' Best First Feature Award:
Pier Paolo Pasolini, Accattone


the year-end project: 
2018, 2017201620152014201320122011, 2010
2009200820072006200520042003200220012000
19991998199719961995199419931992, 199119901989, 1988198719861985198419831982198119801979, 1978, 1977,
1976, 19751970-1974, 1965-69, 1960-64 ..., 1955-59
1950-541940-491930-19391920-29 + Superlatives Index

1961 — Year in Review
Fritz Golden Superlatives

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  1. La Dolce Vita (dir: Federico Fellini; US Release Date)

  2. The Innocents (dir: Jack Clayton)

  3. L’Avventura (dir: Michelangelo Antonioni; US Release Date)

  4. Breathless (dir: Jean-Luc Godard; US Release Date)

  5. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity & Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (dir: Masaki Kobayashi)

  6. Yojimbo (dir: Akira Kurosawa)

  7. Splendor in the Grass (dir: Elia Kazan)

  8. A Woman Is a Woman (dir: Jean-Luc Godard)

  9. Breakfast at Tiffany's (dir: Blake Edwards)

  10. The Hustler (dir: Robert Rossen)

Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order): 101 Dalmatians (dir: Hamilton Luske, Wolfgang Reitherman and Clyde Geronimi), Beat Girl (dir: Edmond T. Greville), Black Sunday (dir: Mario Bava; US Release Date), The Children’s Hour (dir: William Wyler), The Misfits (dir: John Huston), One Eyed Jacks (dir: Marlon Brando), One, Two, Three (dir: Billy Wilder), Through a Glass Darkly (dir: Ingmar Bergman), West Side Story (dir: Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins), and Whistle Down the Wind (dir: Bryan Forbes)

Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg in Federico Fellini's  La Dolce Vita

Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg in Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita

Best Picture: La Dolce Vita
Director: Federico Fellini Producers: Guiseppe Amato, Angelo Rizzoli
US Distributor: Astor Pictures


Federico Fellini on the set of  La Dolce Vita

Federico Fellini on the set of La Dolce Vita

Best Director:
1. Federico Fellini, La Dolce Vita

2. Michelangelo Antonioni, L'Avventura
3. Jack Clayton, The Innocents
4. Jean-Luc Godard, Breathless AND A Woman Is a Woman
5. Eliza Kazan, Splendor in the Grass


Paul Newman in Robert Rossen’s  The Hustler

Paul Newman in Robert Rossen’s The Hustler

Best Actor:
1. Paul Newman, The Hustler
2. Sidney Poitier, A Raisin in the Sun
3. Toshiro Mifune, Yojimbo
4. James Cagney, One, Two, Three
5. Marcello Mastroianni, La Dolce Vita


Natalie Wood in Elia Kazan’s  Splendor in the Grass

Natalie Wood in Elia Kazan’s Splendor in the Grass

Best Actress:
1. Natalie Wood, Splendor in the Grass

2. Jean Seberg, Breathless
3. Deborah Kerr, The Innocents
4. Marilyn Monroe, The Misfits
5. Piper Laurie, The Hustler


Eli Wallach and Marilyn Monroe in John Huston’s  The Misfits

Eli Wallach and Marilyn Monroe in John Huston’s The Misfits

Best Supporting Actor:
1. Eli Wallach, The Misfits

2. Jackie Gleason, The Hustler
3. Pat Hingle, Splendor in the Grass
4. Martin Stephens, The Innocents
5. Michael Redgrave, The Innocents


Rita Moreno in Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins’  West Side Story

Rita Moreno in Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins’ West Side Story

Best Supporting Actress:
1. Rita Moreno, West Side Story
2. Ruby Dee, A Raisin in the Sun
3. Monica Vitti, L'Avventura
4. Miriam Hopkins, The Children's Hour
5. Barbara Loden, Splendor in the Grass


Toshiro Mifune in Akira Kurosawa’s  Yojimbo

Toshiro Mifune in Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo

Best Original Screenplay: 
1. Yojimbo — Akira Kurosawa and Ryuzo Kikushima
2. Splendor in the Grass — William Inge
3. Breathless — Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut
4. A Woman Is a Woman — Jean-Luc Godard
5. Through a Glass Darkly — Ingmar Bergman


Deborah Kerr and Pamela Franklin in Jack Clayton’s  The Innocents

Deborah Kerr and Pamela Franklin in Jack Clayton’s The Innocents

Best Adapted Screenplay: 
1. The Innocents — Truman Capote and William Archibald
2. Breakfast at Tiffany's — George Axelrod
3. The Hustler — Sydney Carroll and Robert Rossen
4. West Side Story — Ernest Lehman
5. One, Two, Three — Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond


Deborah Kerr in Jack Clayton’s  The Innocents

Deborah Kerr in Jack Clayton’s The Innocents

Best Cinematography:
1. The Innocents
Freddie Francis
2. L'Avventura — Aldo Scavarda
3. A Woman is a Woman — Raoul Coutard
4. West Side Story — Daniel L. Fapp
5. The Hustler — Eugene Schufftan


Anouke Aimee and Marcello Mastroianni in Federico Fellini’s  La Dolce Vita

Anouke Aimee and Marcello Mastroianni in Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita

Best Film Editing:
1. La Dolce Vita — Leo Catozzo

2. West Side Story — Thomas Stanford
3. Yojimbo — Akira Kurosawa
4. The Innocents — James Clark
5. Breakfast at Tiffany’s — Howard Smith


Noëlle Adam, Shirley Ann Field, and Adam Faith in Edmond T. Greville’s  Beat Girl

Noëlle Adam, Shirley Ann Field, and Adam Faith in Edmond T. Greville’s Beat Girl

Best Original Score:
1. Beat Girl — John Barry
2. Breakfast at Tiffany's — Henry Mancini
3. The Innocents — Georges Auric
4. Yojimbo — Masuru Sato
5. The Guns of Navarone — Dimitri Tiomkin


Natalie Wood and Rita Moreno in Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins’  West Side Story

Natalie Wood and Rita Moreno in Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins’ West Side Story

Best Production Design:
1. West Side Story — Boris Leven and Victor Gangelin

2. Breakfast at Tiffany's — Roland Anderson and Hal Pereira
3. The Hustler — Harry Horner and Gene Callahan
4. The Children’s Hour – Fernando Carrere and Edward G. Boyle
5. El Cid — Veniero Colasanti, John Moore, Veniero Colasanti, and John Moore


Audrey Hepburn and Jose-Luis de Viallonga in Blake Edwards’  Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Audrey Hepburn and Jose-Luis de Viallonga in Blake Edwards’ Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Best Costume Design:
1. Breakfast at Tiffany’s — Edith Head
2. West Side Story — Irene Sharaff
3. La Dolce Vita — Piero Gherardi
4. Yojimbo – Yoshiro Muraki
5. The Children’s Hour — Dorothy Jeakins


Best Ensamble Cast:
The Innocents

Orson Welles’ Best First Feature:
Jean-Luc Godard, Breathless

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Best Ensemble Cast: 
The Innocents
(dir: Jack Clayton; in alphabetical order): Isla Cameron, Pamela Franklin, Megs Jenkins, Clytie Jessop, Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Martin Stevens, and Peter Wyngarde

Orson Welles' Best First Feature Award:
Jean-Luc Godard, Breathless


the year-end project: 
2018, 2017201620152014201320122011, 2010
2009200820072006200520042003200220012000
19991998199719961995199419931992, 199119901989, 1988198719861985198419831982198119801979, 1978, 1977,
1976, 19751970-1974, 1965-69, 1960-64 ..., 1955-59
1950-541940-491930-19391920-29 + Superlatives Index

1960 — Year in Review
Fritz Golden Superlatives

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  1. Psycho (dir: Alfred Hitchcock)

  2. The Cranes Are Flying (dir: Mikhail Kalatozov; US Release Date)

  3. The Hidden Fortress (dir: Akira Kurosawa)

  4. Hiroshima, Mon Amour (dir: Alain Resnais; US Release Date)

  5. Ballad of a Soldier (dir: Grigoriy Chukhray; US Release Date)

  6. The Apartment (dir: Billy Wilder)

  7. Sergeant Rutledge (dir: John Ford)

  8. Eyes Without a Face (dir: Georges Franju; US Release Date)

  9. The Virgin Spring (dir: Ingmar Bergman)

  10. Shoot the Piano Player (dir: Francois Truffaut)

Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order): The Bad Sleep Well (dir: Akira Kurosawa), Cruel Story of Youth (dir: Nagisa Oshima), Late Autumn (dir: Yasujirô Ozu), Le Trou (dir: Jacques Becker), Les Bonnes Femmes (dir: Claude Chabrol), Midnight Lace (dir: David Miller), Never on Sunday (dir: Jules Dassin), Rocco and His Brothers (dir: Luchino Visconti), and Spartacus (dir: Stanley Kubrick)

Janet Leigh and John Gavin in Alfred Hitchcock's  Psycho

Janet Leigh and John Gavin in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho

Best Picture: Psycho
Director: Alfred Hitchcock Producers: Alfred Hitchcock
US Distributor: Universal Pictures


Alfred Hitchcock on the  Psycho  set with Janet Leigh and costume designer Rita Riggs

Alfred Hitchcock on the Psycho set with Janet Leigh and costume designer Rita Riggs

Best Director:
1.
Alfred Hitchcock, Psycho
2. Mikhail Kalatozov, The Cranes Are Flying
3. Akira Kurosawa, The Hidden Fortress AND The Bad Sleep Well
4. Grigoriy Chukhray, The Ballad of a Soldier
5. Alain Resnais, Hiroshima, mon Amour


Alain Delon in Luchino Visconti’s  Rocco and His Brothers  (left) and Rene Clement’s  Purple Noon  (right)

Alain Delon in Luchino Visconti’s Rocco and His Brothers (left) and Rene Clement’s Purple Noon (right)

Best Actor:
1. Anthony Perkins, Psycho

2. Jack Lemmon, The Apartment
3. Charles Aznavour, Shoot the Piano Player
4. Alain Delon, Purple Noon
5. Laurence Olivier, The Entertainer


Shirley MacLaine in Billy Wilder’s  The Apartment

Shirley MacLaine in Billy Wilder’s The Apartment

Best Actress:
1. Shirley MacLaine, The Apartment

2. Tatyana Samoylova, The Cranes Are Flying
3. Melina Mercouri, Never on a Sunday
4. Doris Day, Midnight Lace
5. Dorothy McGuire, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs


Peter Ustinov (left) and Laurence Olivier (right) in Stanley Kubrick’s  Spartacus

Peter Ustinov (left) and Laurence Olivier (right) in Stanley Kubrick’s Spartacus

Best Supporting Actor:
1. Peter Ustinov, Spartacus

2. Charles Laughton, Spartacus
3. Woody Strode, Sergeant Rutledge
4. Fred MacMurray, The Apartment
5. Trevor Howard, Sons and Lovers


Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock’s  Psycho

Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho

Best Supporting Actress:
1. Janet Leigh
, Psycho

2. Alida Vali, Eyes Without a Face
3. Shirley Knight, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
4. Agnes Moorehead, Pollyanna
5. Jean Simmons, Spartacus


Zhanna Prokhorenko and Vladimir Ivashov in Grigoriy Chukhray’s  Ballad of a Soldier

Zhanna Prokhorenko and Vladimir Ivashov in Grigoriy Chukhray’s Ballad of a Soldier

Best Original Screenplay: 
1. Ballad of a Soldier — Grigoriy Chukhray and Valentin Ezhov
2. The Virgin Spring — Ulla Isaksson
3. The Hidden Fortress — Akira Kurosawa, Shiobu Hashimoto, Ryuzo Kikushima and Hideo Oguni
4. Hiroshima, mon Amour — Marguerite Duras
5. Cruel Story of Youth — Nagisa Ôshima


Woody Strode in John Ford’s  Sergeant Rutledge

Woody Strode in John Ford’s Sergeant Rutledge

Best Adapted Screenplay: 
1. Sergeant Rutledge — James Warner Bellah and Willis Goldbeck
2.The Cranes Are Flying — Vitor Rozov
3. Shoot the Piano Player — Francois Truffaut and Marcel Moussy
4. Late Autumn — Kôgo Noda and Yasujirô Ozu
5. Le Trou — Jacques Becker, Jean Aurel, and Jose Giovanni


Tatyana Samoylova in Mikhail Kalatozov’s  The Cranes Are Flying

Tatyana Samoylova in Mikhail Kalatozov’s The Cranes Are Flying

Best Cinematography: 
1. The Cranes Are Flying — Sergey Urusevskiy

2. Sergeant Rutledge — Bert Glennon
3. Ballad of a Soldier — Vladimir Nikolayev and Era Savelyeva
4. Psycho — John L. Russell
5. The Virgin Spring — Sven Nykvist


Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock’s  Psycho

Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho

Best Film Editing:
1. Psycho — George Tomasini
2. Hiroshima, mon Amour — Jasmine Chasney, Henri Colpi, and Anne Sarraute
3. The Cranes Are Flying — Mariya Timofeeva
4. The Virgin Spring — Oscar Rosander
5. Ballad of a Soldier — Mariya Timofeeva


Alfred Hitchcock’s  Psycho

Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho

Best Original Score:
1. Psycho Bernard Herrmann
2. Eyes Without a Face — Maurice Jarre
3. Shoot the Piano Player — Georges Delerue
4. Spartacus — Alex North
5. The Magnificent Seven — Elmer Bernstein


Woody Strode and Kirk Douglas in Stanley Kubrick’s  Spartacus

Woody Strode and Kirk Douglas in Stanley Kubrick’s Spartacus

Best Production Design:
1. Spartacus — Alexander Golitzen and Eric Orbom
2. Psycho — Robert Clatworthy, Joseph Hurley and George Milo
3. Pollyanna — Carroll Clark, Robert Clatworthy, Emile Kuri, and Fred MacLean
4. Midnight Lace — Robert Clatworthy, Alexander Golitzen, and Oliver Emert
5. Sons and Lovers — Thomas Morahan


Doris Day in David Miller’s  Midnight Lace

Doris Day in David Miller’s Midnight Lace

Best Costume Design:
1. Midnight Lace — Irene Lentz

2. Never on a Sunday — Theoni V. Aldredge
3. The Virgin Spring — Marik Vos
4. Spartacus — Fred Valles
5. Pollyanna — Walter Plunkett


Best Ensemble Cast:
Spartacus

Orson Welles’ Best First Feature:
Alain Resnais, Hiroshima, Mon Amour

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Best Ensemble Cast: 
Spartacus
(dir: Stanley Kubrick; in alphabetical order): Joanna Barnes, Peter Brocco, Tony Curtis, John Dall, Kirk Douglas, Nina Foch, John Gavin, John Ireland, Charles Laughton, Herbert Lom, Charles McGraw, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Harold Stone, Woody Strode, and Peter Ustinov

Orson Welles' Best First Feature Award:
Alain Resnais, Hiroshima, Mon Amour
 


the year-end project: 
2018,2017201620152014201320122011, 2010200920082007
200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995
199419931992, 1991199019891988,198719861985198419831982
198119801975-791970-19741965-69, 1960-64 ..., 1955-591950-541940-49
1930-19391920-29 + Superlatives Index