Best of 1962

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1.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ BEST PICTURE

Nominees:
The Longest Day
The Manchurian Candidate
To Kill a Mockingbird
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
2.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ BEST DIRECTOR - David Lean

Nominees:
Arthur Penn - The Miracle Worker
Robert Mulligan - To Kill a Mockingbird
John Frankenheimer - The Manchurian Candidate
Akira Kurosawa - Sanjuro ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
3.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ BEST ACTOR - Peter O'Toole

Nominees:
Gregory Peck - To Kill a Mockingbird
James Mason - Lolita
Sean Connery - Dr. No
Hardy Krüger - Sundays and Cybele ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
4.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion. (134 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
“ BEST ACTRESS - Bette Davis

Nominees:
Anne Bancroft - The Miracle Worker
Joan Crawford - What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Patricia Gozzi - Sundays and Cybele
Rosalind Russell - Gypsy ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
5.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Omar Sharif

Nominees:
Phillip Alford - To Kill a Mockingbird
Victor Buono - What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Alec Guinness - Lawrence of Arabia
Karl Malden - Gypsy ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
6.
The Miracle Worker (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate. (106 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Patty Duke

Nominees:
Angela Lansbury - The Manchurian Candidate
Shelley Winters - Lolita
Mary Badham - To Kill a Mockingbird
Maidie Norman - What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
7.
The Longest Day (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. (178 mins.)
“ BEST CASTING

Nominees:
Lawrence of Arabia
How the West Was Won
The Manchurian Candidate
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
8.
How the West Was Won (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads. (164 mins.)
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Freud
That Touch of Mink
Cleo from 5 to 7
An Autumn Afternoon ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
9.
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice. (129 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Lawrence of Arabia
The Manchurian Candidate
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
The Miracle Worker ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
10.
Dr. No (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program. (110 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
“ BEST TITLES/CREDITS DESIGN

Nominees:
How the West Was Won
Gypsy
The Longest Day
Lawrence of Arabia ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
11.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ BEST EDITING

Nominees:
The Manchurian Candidate
Dr. No
The Longest Day
How the West Was Won ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
12.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Nominees:
The Longest Day
To Kill a Mickingbird
The Manchurian Candidate
Sanjuro ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
13.
Gypsy (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose. (143 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ BEST ART DIRECTION

Nominees:
How the West Was Won
Lawrence of Arabia
Dr. No
Sanjuro ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
14.
Gypsy (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose. (143 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Nominees:
Lawrence of Arabia
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
How the West Was Won
Sanjuro ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
15.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR

Nominees:
Dr. No
How the West Was Won
Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
Gypsy ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
16.
The Longest Day (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. (178 mins.)
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Nominees:
Dr. No
How the West Was Won ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
17.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ BEST SCORE

Nominees:
Dr. No
How the West Was Won
Sanjuro
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
18.
Gypsy (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose. (143 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ BEST SOUNDTRACK/ADAPTED SCORE

Nominees:
The Music Man
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Sundays and Cybele ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
19.
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, a sailor has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel. (106 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ BEST SONG - "Return to Sender"

Nominees:
Dr. No - "Under the Mango Tree"
Days of Wine and Roses - "Days of Wine and Roses"
Mutiny on the Bounty - "Follow Me"
Two for the Seesaw - "Second Chance" ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
20.
Gypsy (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose. (143 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

Nominees:
Girls! Girls! Girls!
The Music Man ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
21.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ BEST SOUND

Nominees:
Dr. No
The Longest Day
How the West Was Won
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
22.
The Longest Day (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. (178 mins.)
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

Nominees:
Dr. No
Lawrence of Arabia
How the West Was Won
Mutiny on the Bounty ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
23.
The Longest Day (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. (178 mins.)
“ BEST STUNTS

Nominees:
Sanjuro
Dr. No
Lawrence of Arabia
How the West Was Won ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
24.
Sanjuro (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent. (96 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ BEST FOREIGN FILM

Nominees:
Sundays and Cybele ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting