1979 in film involved many significant events. Highest grossing films (U.S.) [edit ]
The top ten 1979 released films by North American gross are as follows:
Highest-grossing films of 1979 Rank Title Studio Domestic gross 1. Kramer vs. Kramer Columbia Pictures $106,260,000 [1 ] 2. The Amityville Horror American International Pictures $86,432,520 [2 ] 3. Rocky II United Artists $85,182,160 [3 ] 4. Apocalypse Now United Artists $83,471,511 [4 ] 5. Star Trek: The Motion Picture Paramount Pictures $82,258,456 [5 ] 6. Alien 20th Century Fox $80,931,801 [6 ] 7. 10 Warner Bros. / Orion Pictures $74,865,517 [7 ] 8. The Jerk Universal Pictures $73,691,419 [8 ] 9. Moonraker United Artists $70,308,099 [9 ] 10. The Muppet Movie ITC Entertainment / Henson Associates $65,200,000 [10 ] Major events [edit ] Awards [edit ] Academy Awards: Best Picture: - Jaffe, Columbia Kramer vs. Kramer Best Director: - Robert Benton Kramer vs. Kramer Best Actor: - Dustin Hoffman Kramer vs. Kramer Best Actress: - Sally Field Norma Rae Best Supporting Actress: - Meryl Streep Kramer vs. Kramer Best Supporting Actor: - Melvyn Douglas Being There Best Foreign Language Film: ( The Tin Drum Die Blechtrommel), directed by Volker Schlöndorff, W. Germany Golden Globe Awards: Drama: Best Picture: Kramer vs. Kramer Best Actor: Dustin Hoffman - Kramer vs. Kramer Best Actress: Sally Field - Norma Rae Musical or comedy: Best Picture: Breaking Away Best Actor: - Peter Sellers Being There Best Actress: - Bette Midler The Rose Other Best Director: - Francis Ford Coppola Apocalypse Now Best Foreign Language Film: (France) La Cage aux Folles Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival): , directed by Apocalypse Now Francis Ford Coppola, United States (Die Blechtrommel), directed by Volker Schlöndorff, W. Germany The Tin Drum Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival): , directed by David Peter Lilienthal, West Germany Notable films released in 1979 [edit ] U.S.A. unless stated # , directed by 10 Blake Edwards, starring Dudley Moore, Julie Andrews, Bo Derek, Robert Webber, Brian Dennehy , directed by 1941 Steven Spielberg, starring Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Tim Matheson, Nancy Allen, Toshiro Mifune, Warren Oates, Robert Stack A (Artista, dolarii şi ardelenii) - ( The Actress, the Dollars and the Transylvanians Romania) (The Adolescent), directed by L'adolescente Jeanne Moreau, starring Simone Signoret - ( France) , the first and only The Adventure of Sudsakorn cel-animated feature film from Thailand , directed by Agatha Michael Apted, starring Vanessa Redgrave and Dustin Hoffman - ( U.K.) (Nomugi Pass) - ( Ah! Nomugi Toge Japan) (Ekipazh) - ( Air Crew U.S.S.R.) , directed by Alien Ridley Scott, starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Harry Dean Stanton, Yaphet Kotto - ( U.S.A./ U.K.) , a TV film directed by All Quiet on the Western Front Delbert Mann, starring Richard Thomas and Ernest Borgnine , directed by All That Jazz Bob Fosse, starring Roy Scheider, Ann Reinking, Ben Vereen, John Lithgow, Jessica Lange , starring An Almost Perfect Affair Keith Carradine and Monica Vitti , starring Americathon John Ritter and Harvey Korman , directed by The Amityville Horror Stuart Rosenberg, starring James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger , directed by …And Justice for All Norman Jewison, starring Al Pacino, John Forsythe, Jack Warden, Christine Lahti , directed by Anti-Clock Jane Arden - ( U.K.) , directed by Apocalypse Now Francis Ford Coppola, starring Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, Dennis Hopper, Laurence Fishburne, Frederic Forrest , starring The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again Don Knotts and Tim Conway , starring Arabian Adventure Christopher Lee and Emma Samms - ( U.K.) , directed by Ashanti Richard Fleischer, starring Michael Caine and Peter Ustinov (Osenniy marafon) - ( Autumn Marathon U.S.S.R.) B , directed by Baby Snakes Frank Zappa (Kulový blesk) - ( Ball Lightning Czechoslovakia) (Tcherike-ye Tara) - ( Ballad of Tara Iran) , starring Bear Island Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Barbara Parkins , directed by Being There Hal Ashby, starring Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden , starring The Bell Jar Marilyn Hassett, Julie Harris, Anne Jackson , award-winning documentary Best Boy , directed by Beyond the Poseidon Adventure Irwin Allen, starring Michael Caine, Telly Savalas, Sally Field, Karl Malden, Shirley Jones , directed by Birth of the Beatles Richard Marquand , starring The Bitch Joan Collins - ( U.K.) , directed by The Black Hole Gary Nelson, starring Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Ernest Borgnine, Yvette Mimieux , directed by The Black Stallion Carroll Ballard, starring Mickey Rooney, Hoyt Axton, Teri Garr, Kelly Reno , directed by Bloodline Terence Young, starring Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazzara, James Mason, Gert Fröbe, Beatrice Straight , directed by Bloody Kids Stephen Frears - ( U.K.) , starring Boardwalk Ruth Gordon, Lee Strasberg, Janet Leigh, Ruth Gordon , directed by Boulevard Nights Michael Pressman , directed by Breaking Away Peter Yates, starring Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Paul Dooley , starring Breakthrough Richard Burton, Robert Mitchum, Rod Steiger, Curd Jürgens (a.k.a. French Fried Vacation 2), directed by Les Bronzés font du ski Patrice Leconte - ( France) , directed by The Brood David Cronenberg, starring Oliver Reed and Samantha Eggar - ( Canada) , starring Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Gil Gerard and Erin Gray , directed by Buffet froid Bertrand Blier, starring Gérard Depardieu, Bernard Blier, Jean Carmet - ( France) The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie , starring Butch and Sundance: The Early Days Tom Berenger and William Katt (Die bian), directed by The Butterfly Murders Tsui Hark - ( Hong Kong) - ( Bye Bye Brazil Brazil/ France/ Argentina) C , directed by C.H.O.M.P.S. Don Chaffey, starring Wesley Eure, Valerie Bertinelli, Conrad Bain, Red Buttons , starring California Dreaming Glynnis O'Connor, Dennis Christopher, Tanya Roberts , directed by Caligula Tinto Brass, written by Gore Vidal, starring Malcolm McDowell, Teresa Ann Savoy, Helen Mirren, Peter O'Toole - ( Italy/ U.S.A.) . directed by Camera Buff Krzysztof Kieślowski - ( Poland) (Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro), an The Castle of Cagliostro anime film by Hayao Miyazaki - ( Japan) , starring The Cat and the Canary Honor Blackman, Carol Lynley, Olivia Hussey - ( U.K.) , directed by The Champ Franco Zeffirelli, starring Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, Ricky Schroder, Jack Warden, Arthur Hill , starring Chapter Two James Caan, Marsha Mason, Joseph Bologna, Valerie Harper , directed by The China Syndrome James Bridges, starring Jack Lemmon, Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas ( Christ Stopped at Eboli Cristo si è fermato a Eboli), directed by Francesco Rosi, starring Gian Maria Volonté - ( Italy/ France) , starring The Concorde ... Airport '79 Alain Delon, Susan Blakely, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy , directed by Cuba Richard Lester, starring Sean Connery, Brooke Adams, Chris Sarandon D - ( David West Germany) - Golden Bear winner , starring Derek and Clive Get the Horn Peter Cook and Dudley Moore - ( U.K.) (Lan tou He), starring Dirty Ho Gordon Liu - ( Hong Kong) , directed by Don Giovanni Joseph Losey, starring Ruggero Raimondi, John Macurdy, Kiri Te Kanawa - ( Italy/ France/ U.K./ West Germany) , directed by Dracula John Badham, starring Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Trevor Eve - ( U.S.A./ U.K.) , starring Dreamer Tim Matheson E , starring Eagle's Wing Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston - ( U.K.) , directed by The Electric Horseman Sydney Pollack, starring Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Valerie Perrine, John Saxon, Willie Nelson , directed by Escape from Alcatraz Don Siegel, starring Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Fred Ward , starring Escape to Athena Roger Moore, David Niven, Elliott Gould, Stefanie Powers, Claudia Cardinale, Telly Savalas - ( U.K.) , directed by The Europeans James Ivory, starring Lee Remick, Lisa Eichhorn, Kristin Griffith - ( U.K.) F , starring Fast Break Gabe Kaplan and Bernard King , starring Felicity Glory Annen - ( Australia) , aka ffolkes North Sea Hijack, starring Roger Moore, James Mason, Anthony Perkins, Michael Parks - ( U.K.) , starring The Fifth Musketeer Sylvia Kristel, Ursula Andress, Beau Bridges, Ian McShane, Rex Harrison - ( Austria/ West Germany) , starring Firepower Sophia Loren, James Coburn, O. J. Simpson - (U.K.) (Qazieh, Shekl-e Avval, Shekl-e Dovom), directed by First Case, Second Case Abbas Kiarostami - ( Iran) , starring The First Great Train Robbery Sean Connery, Lesley-Anne Down, Donald Sutherland - ( U.K.) , starring A Force of One Chuck Norris and Jennifer O'Neill , starring French Postcards Miles Chapin, David Marshall Grant, Debra Winger G Gal Young 'Un, directed by Victor Nuñez (Jokbo) - ( The Genealogy South Korea) , directed by Going in Style Martin Brest, starring George Burns, Art Carney, Lee Strasberg (Confusion) - ( Gol Maal India) , starring Goldengirl Susan Anton, James Coburn, Leslie Caron (Kusa Meikyū) - ( Grass Labyrinth Japan) , starring The Great Santini Robert Duvall, Michael O'Keefe, Blythe Danner, Lisa Jane Persky, Stan Shaw , starring The Great Riviera Bank Robbery Ian McShane - ( U.K.) H , directed by Hair Miloš Forman, starring John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo , directed by Hanover Street Peter Hyams, starring Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down, Christopher Plummer - ( U.S.A./ U.K.) , directed by Hardcore Paul Schrader, starring George C. Scott and Peter Boyle (El corazón del bosque) - ( Heart of the Forest Spain) , directed by Heartland Richard Pearce, starring Rip Torn and Conchata Ferrell - Golden Bear winner, Sundance Grand Jury Prize , directed by and starring Hot Stuff Dom DeLuise, with Suzanne Pleshette, Ossie Davis, Jerry Reed , starring The Human Factor Richard Attenborough, John Gielgud, Derek Jacobi - ( U.K.) , starring Hurricane Mia Farrow, Jason Robards, Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard (La drôlesse) - ( The Hussy France) (L'Hypothèse du tableau volé), directed by The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting Raúl Ruiz - ( France) I J K L , starring Lady Oscar Catriona MacColl and Patsy Kensit - ( France/ Japan) , starring The Lady Vanishes Elliott Gould, Cybill Shepherd, Angela Lansbury , directed by Last Embrace Jonathan Demme, starring Roy Scheider and Janet Margolin - ( The Last of the Knucklemen Australia) , directed by A Little Romance George Roy Hill, starring Laurence Olivier, Diane Lane, Sally Kellerman - ( France/ U.S.A.) (Malenkie tragedii) - ( Little Tragedies U.S.S.R.) , directed by Love and Bullets Stuart Rosenberg, starring Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Rod Steiger , starring Love at First Bite George Hamilton and Susan Saint James (L'amour en fuite), directed by Love on the Run François Truffaut - ( France) (Viaggio con Anita), starring Lovers and Liars Goldie Hawn and Giancarlo Giannini - ( Italy/France) , directed by La Luna Bernardo Bertolucci, starring Jill Clayburgh - ( Italy) M , directed by Mad Max George Miller, starring Mel Gibson - ( Australia) , starring The Magician of Lublin Alan Arkin, Louise Fletcher, Valerie Perrine (Lin shi rong), starring Magnificent Butcher Sammo Hung - ( Hong Kong) , starring The Main Event Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal (Mama Turns 100), directed by Mamá cumple cien años Carlos Saura, starring Geraldine Chaplin - ( Spain) , directed by and starring Manhattan Woody Allen, with Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Mariel Hemingway , starring A Man, a Woman, and a Bank Donald Sutherland and Brooke Adams , directed by The Marriage of Maria Braun Rainer Werner Fassbinder, starring Hanna Schygulla - ( West Germany) (Lúdas Matyi) - ( Mattie the Goose-boy Hungary) - ( Maula Jatt Pakistan) , directed by Meatballs Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murray - ( Canada) (Mesto vstrechi izmenit nelzya) - ( The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed U.S.S.R.) , Meetings with Remarkable Men Gurdjieff biography directed by Peter Brook - ( U.K.) , directed by Meteor Ronald Neame, starring Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Henry Fonda, Martin Landau, Trevor Howard , directed by Monty Python's Life of Brian Terry Jones, starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin - ( U.K.) , directed by Moonraker Lewis Gilbert, starring Roger Moore (as James Bond), with Lois Chiles, Michael Lonsdale, Richard Kiel - ( U.K.) , starring More American Graffiti Candy Clark, Ron Howard, Paul LeMat, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams - ( Moscow Does Not Believe In Tears U.S.S.R.) - Academy Award for Best Foreign-Language Film , starring Mr. Mike's Mondo Video Michael O'Donoghue, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray , made by The Muppet Movie Jim Henson, with Charles Durning and Dom DeLuise , starring Murder by Decree Christopher Plummer (as Sherlock Holmes) and James Mason - ( U.K./ Canada) , directed by My Brilliant Career Gillian Armstrong, starring Judy Davis and Sam Neill - ( Australia) N , directed by Nightwing Arthur Hiller, starring Nick Mancuso and Kathryn Harrold , directed by Noorie Manmohan Krishna - ( India) , directed by Norma Rae Martin Ritt, starring Sally Field, Ron Leibman, Beau Bridges , starring The North Avenue Irregulars Karen Valentine, Barbara Harris, Susan Clark , starring North Dallas Forty Nick Nolte, Mac Davis, G. D. Spradlin, Dayle Haddon, Bo Svenson, John Matuszak (Nosferatu: Phantom der Nach), directed by Nosferatu Werner Herzog, starring Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz - ( West Germany) O , starring The Odd Angry Shot Bryan Brown - ( Australia) (Bo ming chan dao duo ming qiang), starring The Odd Couple Sammo Hung - ( Hong Kong) , directed by The Onion Field Harold Becker, starring James Woods, John Savage, Franklyn Seales, Ted Danson , directed by Operación Ogro Gillo Pontecorvo, starring Gian Maria Volonté - ( Spain/ Italy) , directed by Over the Edge Jonathan Kaplan, starring Matt Dillon P , starring The Passage Anthony Quinn, James Mason, Malcolm McDowell, Patricia Neal, Kay Lenz , directed by A Perfect Couple Robert Altman, starring Paul Dooley and Marta Heflin , directed by Peruvazhiyambalam Padmarajan - ( India) (The Little Fugitives) - ( Les petites fugues Switzerland) , directed by Phantasm Don Coscarelli , directed by and starring The Plank Eric Sykes, with Arthur Lowe - ( U.K.) , directed by The Plumber Peter Weir, starring Judy Morris - ( Australia) (Nezha nao hai), an animated film - ( Prince Nezha's Triumph Against Dragon King China) , starring The Prisoner of Zenda Peter Sellers, Lynne Frederick and Lionel Jeffries , starring The Prize Fighter Don Knotts and Tim Conway , directed by Prophecy John Frankenheimer, starring Talia Shire, Robert Foxworth, Richard Dysart, Armand Assante Q R , directed by and starring Real Life Albert Brooks, with Charles Grodin Richard Pryor: Live in Concert , starring Rich Kids Trini Alvarado and John Lithgow , produced by Rock 'n' Roll High School Roger Corman, featuring The Ramones , directed by and starring Rocky II Sylvester Stallone, with Carl Weathers, Talia Shire, Burgess Meredith, Burt Young , directed by The Rose Mark Rydell, starring Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest , starring Running Michael Douglas S , directed by Saint Jack Peter Bogdanovich, starring Ben Gazzara , starring Scavenger Hunt Cloris Leachman, Cleavon Little, Vincent Price, Tony Randall , starring Scum Ray Winstone - ( U.K.) (Mourir à tue-tête) - ( A Scream from Silence Canada) , starring The Seduction of Joe Tynan Alan Alda, Meryl Streep, Melvyn Douglas, Barbara Harris, Rip Torn , directed by A Sense of Freedom John Mackenzie - (U.K.) (Black Series), directed by Série noire Alain Corneau - ( France) , directed by Siberiade Andrei Konchalovsky - ( U.S.S.R.) (Schwestern oder Die Balance des Glücks), directed by Sisters, or the Balance of Happiness Margarethe von Trotta - ( West Germany) , starring Skatetown, U.S.A. Scott Baio, Flip Wilson, Maureen McCormick, Patrick Swayze , directed by Nikola Rudarov, starring Something Out of Nothing Asen Kisimov, Stefan Danailov, Aneta Sotirova - ( Bulgaria) , directed by Stalker Andrei Tarkovsky - ( U.S.S.R.) , directed by Star Trek: The Motion Picture Robert Wise, starring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Persis Khambatta, Stephen Collins , directed by Starting Over Alan J. Pakula, starring Burt Reynolds, Jill Clayburgh, Candice Bergen, Charles Durning (a.k.a. Suhaag Sign of Marriage), starring Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Rekha - ( India) (Los sobrevivientes) - ( The Survivors Cuba) T , starring Take Down Lorenzo Lamas and Maureen McCormick (Skazka skazok), an animated film - ( Tale of Tales U.S.S.R.) , narrated by Tarka the Otter Peter Ustinov - (U.K.) , directed by The Tempest Derek Jarman, starring Toyah Willcox - ( U.K.) , directed by Tess Roman Polanski, starring Nastassja Kinski - ( France/ U.K.) , starring That Summer Ray Winstone - (U.K.) (Die Dritte Generation), directed by The Third Generation Rainer Werner Fassbinder, starring Hanna Schygulla - ( West Germany) (Báječní muži s klikou), directed by Those Wonderful Movie Cranks Jiří Menzel - ( Czechoslovakia) (Aunt Alejandra) - ( La Tía Alejandra Mexico) , starring Tim Mel Gibson and Piper Laurie - ( Australia) , directed by Time After Time Nicholas Meyer, starring Malcolm McDowell, David Warner, Mary Steenburgen (Die Blechtrommel), directed by The Tin Drum Volker Schlöndorff, starring David Bennent - ( West Germany) - Palme d'Or winner (Dimenticare Venezia), starring To Forget Venice Mariangela Melato and Erland Josephson - ( Italy) , starring Tourist Trap Chuck Connors and Tanya Roberts U V W , directed by and starring Wanda Nevada Peter Fonda, with Brooke Shields , starring The Wanderers Ken Wahl and Karen Allen , directed by The Warriors Walter Hill, starring Michael Beck, James Remar, David Patrick Kelly, Deborah Van Valkenburgh , starring When a Stranger Calls Charles Durning and Carol Kane , starring Winter Kills Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins , directed by and starring Wise Blood John Huston, with Brad Dourif - ( U.S.A./ West Germany) (Femme entre chien et loup) - ( Woman Between Wolf and Dog Belgium/ France) , directed by Woyzeck Werner Herzog, starring Klaus Kinski and Eva Mattes - ( West Germany) XYZ Births [edit ] January 8 - Sarah Polley, Canadian actress January 12 - Isidra Vega, actress January 27 - Rosamund Pike, English actress February 9 February 21 - Jennifer Love Hewitt, actress and singer April 4 April 12 - Claire Danes, actress April 19 - Kate Hudson, actress April 21 - James McAvoy, actor April 23 - Jaime King, actress May 9 - Rosario Dawson, actress May 25 - Monica Keena, actress June 27 - Benjamin Speed, Australian film composer July 3 - Ludivine Sagnier, French actress August 27 - Aaron Paul, actor August 31 - Yuvan Shankar Raja, Indian film composer September 8 - Pink, singer and actress September 11 - Ariana Richards, actress October 4 - Rachael Leigh Cook, actress October 8 - Kristanna Loken, actress October 29 - Maya Karin, Malaysian actress December 23 - Summer Altice, model and actress December 26 - Chris Daughtry, actor and singer Notable deaths [edit ]
Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films January 16 Peter Butterworth 59 UK Actor, Writer • Oliver! • The First Great Train Robbery • Robin and Marian • Night and the City • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum • Murder, She Said • Carry On... Up the Khyber • Carry On Camping • The Day the Earth Caught Fire • Carry On Screaming! • Carry On Doctor Carry On Abroad 25 Dick Crockett 63 USA Stuntman, Actor, Producer • Dirty Harry • Spartacus • Blazing Saddles • Diamonds Are Forever • The Pink Panther • The Towering Inferno • The Party • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World • Batman • The Pink Panther Strikes Again • The Getaway • The Return of the Pink Panther • The Thing from Another World • Around the World in 80 Days • Revenge of the Pink Panther • 10 • The Great Race • Guys and Dolls • Earthquake • The Hunchback of Notre Dame • Harper • The Hindenburg • Across 110th Street • What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? The Notorious Landlady February 12 Jean Renoir 84 USA Director, Writer, Actor • The Rules of the Game Grand Illusion March 1 Dolores Costello 75 USA Actress, Soundtrack • The Magnificent Ambersons • Little Lord Fauntleroy This Is the Army 2 Edith Craig 71 USA Actress • After the Thin Man Broadway Bill 6 John Robinson 70 UK Actor • Lawrence of Arabia • The Longest Day Gentleman Prefer Blondes 19 John Tate 64 UK Actor Invasion 22 Ben Lyon 78 USA Actor, Soundtrack, Writer • Hell's Angels • Night Nurse • Indiscreet • I Cover the Waterfront • Wine of Youth • The Crooked Circle • The Big Timer Lady with a Past May 26 George Brent 80 USA Actor, Soundtrack • Jezebel • 42nd Street • Dark Victory • The Painted Veil • So Big! • The Spiral Staircase • The Great Lie • Tomorrow Is Forever The Rains Came 29 Mary Pickford 87 USA Actress, Producer, Writer • Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Coquette June 2 Larisa Shepitko 41 Soviet Union Director • Wings The Ascent 2 Jim Hutton 45 USA Actor • Walk, Don't Run • Who's Minding the Mint? • The Honeymoon Machine • The Horizontal Lieutenant • Bachelor in Paradise • Where the Boys Are • Major Dundee • Hellfighters The Green Berets 11 John Wayne 72 USA Actor, Producer, Soundtrack • The Searchers • Red River • Stagecoach • Sands of Iwo Jima • Pittsburgh • They Were Expendable • Fort Apache • She Wore a Yellow Ribbon • 3 Godfathers • Wake of the Red Witch • The Quiet Man • The High and the Mighty • Hondo • Hatari! • Rio Bravo • The Alamo • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance • North to Alaska • The Longest Day • In Harm's Way • Donovan's Reef • True Grit • The Sons of Katie Elder • Brannigan • McQ • El Dorado • Chisum • Rio Lobo • Hellfighters • The Green Berets • Rooster Cogburn • The Cowboys The Shootist 16 Nicholas Ray 67 USA Director, Writer, Actor • Rebel Without a Cause • In a Lonely Place • Johnny Guitar • Bigger Than Life • King of Kings • 55 Days at Peking • They Live by Night • On Dangerous Ground • Flying Leathernecks • Knock on Any Door Macao 21 Julian Orchard 49 UK Actor, Soundtrack, Writer • Revenge of the Pink Panther • The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother • Carry On Doctor • The Slipper and the Rose • Don't Lose Your Head • Carry On Henry Follow That Camel July 8 Michael Wilding 66 UK Actor, Producer • Stage Fright • Waterloo • Under Capricorn • In Which We Serve The Egyptian 25 Eric Pohlmann 66 Germany Actor • The Third Man • From Russia with Love • Thunderball • The Return of the Pink Panther • Lust for Life Anastasia 31 Beatrix Lehmann 76 UK Actress The Spy Who Came in from the Cold August ?? Betty Henderson 72 UK Actress • The 39 Steps • The Maggie • Upstairs and Downstairs Home to Danger 17 Vivian Vance 70 USA Actress, Soundtrack • The Great Race The Lorax 30 Jean Seberg 40 USA Actress, Soundtrack, Producer • Breathless • Airport • Paint Your Wagon • Lilith • Saint Joan • A Fine Madness The Mouse That Roared September 2 Felix Aylmer 90 UK Actor • Becket • Hamlet • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp • Quo Vadis • Exodus • Ivanhoe • Anastasia • Henry V • Separate Tables • The Mummy • Night Train to Munich • Knights of the Round Table • The Road to Hong Kong • No Highway in the Sky • Caesar and Cleopatra • From the Terrace • The Citadel • The Chalk Garden • So Long at the Fair • The Way to the Stars • Prince of Foxes • Major Barbara • Edward, My Son The Master of Ballantrae 12 Jocelyne LaGarde 54 Tahiti Actress Hawaii 22 Frederick Piper 76 UK Actor • The 39 Steps • The Man Who Knew Too Much Becket 23 Catherine Lacey 75 UK Actress • The Lady Vanishes • The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes I Know Where I'm Going! October 15 Geoffrey Moon ?? ?? Actor • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope The Hound of the Baskervilles 17 John Stuart 81 UK Actor • Superman • Village of the Damned • Sink the Bismarck! • The Mummy • Number Seventeen • The Revenge of Frankenstein • Quatermass 2 • Young Winston • Royal Flash • Paranoiac • The Pleasure Garden • The Naked Truth • The Magic Box • Too Many Crooks • Four Sided Triangle • Madonna of the Seven Moons • Elstree Calling • The Scarlet Blade • Hindle Wakes • Mine Own Executioner • Mr. Denning Drives North • L'Atlantide The Men of Sherwood Forest 30 Graham Ashley 52 UK Actor • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope • Hennessy • Adventures of a Taxi Driver • The Tell-Tale Heart • The Black Panther Adventures of a Private Eye November 2 Saro Urzi 66 Italy Actor • The Godfather • Beat the Devil The Sucker 8 Sydney Tafler 63 UK Actor • The Spy Who Loved Me • Alfie • The Lavender Hill Mob • Sink the Bismarck! • Passport to Pimlico • Reach for the Sky • Fire Maidens from Outer Space • Carry On Regardless • Berserk! • The Cockleshell Heroes • Cottage to Let • Make Mine Mink • It Always Rains on Sunday • Too Many Crooks • A Kid for Two Farthings • The 7th Dawn The Adventurers 20 Michael Darbyshire 62 UK Actor, Soundtrack, Writer • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang The Slipper and the Rose 23 Merle Oberon 68 USA Actress, Soundtrack, Producer • Wuthering Heights • The Scarlet Pimpernel • The Dark Angel • Desiree • A Song to Remember • The Lodger • Temptation • Berlin Express • Lydia • The Price of Fear • Night Song Hotel 30 Zeppo Marx 64 USA Actor, Special Effects, Director Duck Soup December 10 Ann Dvorak 68 USA Actress • Scarface • Three on a Match • Flame of Barbary Coast The Secret of Convict Lake 12 Jon Hall 64 USA Actor, Special Effects, Director • The Hurricane • Charlie Chan in Shanghai • The Invisible Man's Revenge Invisible Agent 23 Ernest B. Schoedsack 86 USA Director, Cinematographer, Producer • King Kong • The Most Dangerous Game • Mighty Joe Young The Son of Kong 24 Michael Collins 58 Canada Actor • Goldfinger • The Battle of the River Plate Bear Island 25 Joan Blondell 73 USA Actress • Grease • The Public Enemy • Gold Diggers of 1933 • Desk Set • Nightmare Alley The Cincinnati Kid Debuts [edit ] References [edit ] ^ "Box Office Information for . Kramer vs. Kramer" Box Office Mojo . Retrieved June 11, 2010. ^ "Box Office Information for The Amityville Horror". Box Office Mojo . Retrieved January 27, 2012. ^ "Box Office Information for . Rocky II" Box Office Mojo . Retrieved June 11, 2010. ^ "Box Office Information for . Apocalypse Now" Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on 24 July 2010 . Retrieved June 11, 2010. ^ "Box Office Information for . Star Trek: The Motion Picture" Box Office Mojo . Retrieved June 11, 2010. ^ "Box Office Information for . Alien" Box Office Mojo. 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