|Years in film|
The cinema releases of 1935 were highly representative of the early Golden Age period of Hollywood. This period was punctuated by performances from Clark Gable, Shirley Temple, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and the first teaming of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy. A significant number of productions also originated in the UK film industry.
The top ten 1935 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:
|Rank||Title||Studio||Box office gross rental|
|1||Mutiny on the Bounty||Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer||$2,250,000|
|2||Top Hat||RKO Radio Pictures||$1,782,000|
|4||Broadway Melody of 1936||$1,655,000|
|6||Steamboat Round the Bend||20th Century Fox||$1,528,000|
|7||The Crusades||Paramount Pictures||$1,491,471|
|8||Roberta||RKO Radio Pictures||$1,467,000|
|9||In Old Kentucky||20th Century Fox||$1,438,000|
|10||The Littlest Rebel||$1,431,000|
Main article: 8th Academy Awards
The 8th Academy Awards were held on March 5, 1936, at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by Frank Capra. This was the first year in which the gold statuettes were called "Oscars".
Most nominations: Mutiny on the Bounty (MGM) – 8
Most Awards: The Informer (RKO) – 4 (Actor, Director, Adaptation, Scoring)
Exhibitors selected the following as the Top Ten Money Making Stars of the Year in Quigley Publishing Company's annual poll.
|4.||Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers|
|9.||Joe E. Brown|
United States unless stated.