1948 in film

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The year 1948 in film involved some significant events.

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. The Red Shoes Eagle-Lion $5,000,000
2. The Three Musketeers MGM $4,507,000
3. Red River United Artists $4,500,000
4. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Warner Bros. $4,307,000
5. When My Baby Smiles at Me 20th Century Fox $4,200,000
6. Easter Parade MGM $4,100,000
7. Johnny Belinda
The Snake Pit
Warner Bros.
20th Century Fox
$4,089,000
8. Joan of Arc RKO $4,000,000
9. Adventures of Don Juan Warner Bros. $3,700,000
10. Homecoming MGM $3,420,000
11. The Loves of Carmen Columbia $3,395,000
12. Key Largo Warner Bros. $3,289,000
13. That Lady in Ermine 20th Century Fox $3,250,000
14. The Emperor Waltz Paramount $3,209,000
15. The Search MGM $3,191,000
16. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House RKO $3,140,000
17. Hamlet Rank Film $3,075,000
18. State of the Union MGM $2,745,000
19. A Foreign Affair Paramount $2,450,000
20. Sorry, Wrong Number Paramount $2,200,000

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Hamlet - Two Cities Films
Best Director: John Huston - The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Best Actor: Laurence Olivier - Hamlet
Best Actress: Jane Wyman - Johnny Belinda
Best Supporting Actor: Walter Huston - The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Best Supporting Actress: Claire Trevor - Key Largo

Golden Globe Awards:

Best Picture (tie): Johnny Belinda
Best Picture (tie): The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Best Director: John Huston - The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Best Actor: Laurence Olivier - Hamlet
Best Actress: Jane Wyman - Johnny Belinda

Grand Prix (Cannes Film Festival): not held

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival)

Hamlet, directed by Laurence Olivier (United Kingdom)
Best Actor: Ernst Deutsch in Der Prozess
Best Actress: Jean Simmons in Hamlet

Top ten money making stars

Rank Actor/Actress
1. Bing Crosby
2. Betty Grable
3. (tie) Bud Abbott
Lou Costello
4. Gary Cooper
5. Bob Hope
6. Humphrey Bogart
7. Clark Gable
8. Cary Grant
9. Spencer Tracy
10. Ingrid Bergman

Notable films released in 1948

U.S.A. unless stated

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Births

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Film debuts

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