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The year 1993 in film involved many significant films, including the blockbuster hits Jurassic Park, The Fugitive, and The Firm. (For more about films in foreign languages, check sources in those languages.)

Highest-grossing films

See also: Lists of box office number-one films § 1993

The top 10 films released in 1993 by worldwide gross are as follows:[1]

Highest-grossing films of 1993
Rank Title Distributor Worldwide gross
1 Jurassic Park Universal $914,691,120[2]
2 Mrs. Doubtfire 20th Century Fox $441,286,195
3 The Fugitive Warner Bros. $368,875,760
4 Schindler's List Universal $321,306,305
5 The Firm Paramount $270,248,367
6 Indecent Proposal $266,614,059
7 Cliffhanger Sony $255,000,211
8 Sleepless in Seattle $227,799,884
9 Philadelphia $206,678,440
10 The Pelican Brief Warner Bros. $195,268,056

Events

Awards

Category/Organization 51st Golden Globe Awards
January 22, 1994
66th Academy Awards
March 21, 1994
47th BAFTA Awards
April 14, 1994
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film Schindler's List Mrs. Doubtfire Schindler's List
Best Director Steven Spielberg
Schindler's List
Best Actor Tom Hanks
Philadelphia
Robin Williams
Mrs. Doubtfire
Tom Hanks
Philadelphia
Anthony Hopkins
The Remains of the Day
Best Actress Holly Hunter
The Piano
Angela Bassett
What's Love Got to Do with It
Holly Hunter
The Piano
Best Supporting Actor Tommy Lee Jones
The Fugitive
Ralph Fiennes
Schindler's List
Best Supporting Actress Winona Ryder
The Age of Innocence
Anna Paquin
The Piano
Miriam Margolyes
The Age of Innocence
Best Screenplay, Adapted Steven Zaillian
Schindler's List
Steven Zaillian
Schindler's List
Best Screenplay, Original Jane Campion
The Piano
Danny Rubin
Groundhog Day
Best Original Score Heaven & Earth
Kitarō
Schindler's List
John Williams
Best Original Song "Streets of Philadelphia"
Philadelphia
N/A
Best Foreign Language Film Farewell My Concubine Belle Epoque Farewell My Concubine

1993 films

By country/region

By genre/medium

Births

Deaths

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 1 June Clayworth 70 US Actress
4 Leonard Kibrick 68 US Actor
6 Rudolf Nureyev 54 Russia Dancer, Actor
14 Robert A. Mattey 82 US Special Effects Artist
15 Sammy Cahn 79 US Songwriter
16 Glenn Corbett 59 US Actor
16 Florence Desmond 87 UK Actress
20 Joseph Anthony 80 US Director
20 Audrey Hepburn 63 UK Actress
24 Don Bassman 64 US Sound Engineer
27 André "the Giant" Roussimoff 46 France Wrestler, Actor
28 John Steadman 83 US Actor
29 Gustav Hasford 45 US Screenwriter Full Metal Jacket
February 5 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 83 US Director, Screenwriter, Producer
5 Tip Tipping 34 UK Stuntman, Actor
8 Douglas Heyes 73 US Screenwriter, Director
13 Willoughby Gray 76 UK Actor
14 Lester Wilson 50 US Choreographer
18 Ted Haworth 75 US Art Director, Production Designer
18 Rita La Roy 91 US Actress
18 Leslie Norman 81 UK Director
25 Mary Walter 80 Philippines Actress
26 Constance Ford 69 US Actress
27 Lillian Gish 99 US Actress
28 Franco Brusati 70 Italy Director, Screenwriter
28 Joyce Carey 94 UK Actress
28 Ishirō Honda 81 Japan Director
28 Ruby Keeler 82 US Actress, Dancer
March 4 Harper Goff 81 US Art Director, Set Designer
4 Richard Sale 81 US Screenwriter, Director
5 Asta Vihandi 63 Estonia Actress, Singer
7 Patricia Lawrence 67 UK Actress
9 Bob Crosby 79 US Singer, Actor
11 Irene Ware 82 US Actress
12 Michael Kanin 83 US Screenwriter
16 Donald Randolph 87 South Africa Actor
16 Chishū Ryū 88 Japan Actor
17 Helen Hayes 92 US Actress
21 Buddy Swan 63 US Actor
27 Kate Reid 62 UK Actress
31 Brandon Lee 28 US Actor
April 3 Eugenie Leontovich 83 Russia Actress
3 Alexandre Mnouchkine 85 Russia Producer
7 Gladys Lehman 101 US Screenwriter
7 Arleen Whelan 78 US Actress
15 William Bakewell 84 US Actor
20 Cantinflas 81 Mexico Actor
29 Michael Gordon 83 US Director
May 6 Ann Todd 82 UK Actress
7 Mary Philbin 90 US Actress
9 Mary Duncan 97 US Actress
9 Daniel Paredes 46 US Costume Designer
19 Richard Murphy 81 US Screenwriter, Director
25 Dan Seymour 78 US Actor
26 Jan Wiley 77 US Actress
27 Roger MacDougall 82 UK Screenwriter
29 Richard Macdonald 73 UK Production Designer
June 5 Conway Twitty 59 US Singer, Actor
6 James Bridges 57 US Director, Screenwriter
6 Mort Mills 74 US Actor
9 Alexis Smith 72 Canada Actress
10 Richard Webb 77 US Actor
11 Bernard Bresslaw 59 UK Actor
11 Ray Sharkey 40 US Actor
22 Victor Maddern 67 UK Actor
25 Wes Bishop 60 US Screenwriter, Producer, Actor
25 Eileen Stevens 77 US Actress
July 2 Fred Gwynne 66 US Actor
3 Joe DeRita 83 US Actor
4 Anne Shirley 75 US Actress
9 John Beaird 40 US Screenwriter
15 David Brian 78 US Actor
18 John Beck 83 US Producer
18 Jean Negulesco 93 Romania Director
21 Robert Glass 53 US Sound Engineer
21 Valda Hansen 60 US Actress
25 Nan Grey 75 US Actress
25 Cecilia Parker 79 Canada Actress
26 Daniel Fuchs 84 US Screenwriter
31 Lenore Aubert 75 Slovenia Actress
August 1 Claire Du Brey 100 US Actress
3 James Donald 76 UK Actor
7 Roy Budd 46 UK Composer
8 Harry Bellaver 88 US Actor
10 Irene Sharaff 83 US Costume Designer
16 Ellsworth Fredricks 89 US Cinematographer
16 Stewart Granger 80 UK Actor
23 Gregory Gaye 92 Russia Actor
28 Rene Ray 81 UK Actress
30 Richard Jordan 56 US Actor
September 4 Hervé Villechaize 50 France Actor
5 Claude Renoir 79 France Cinematographer
5 John Truscott 57 US Production Designer, Costume Designer
7 Hall Bartlett 70 US Director
12 Raymond Burr 76 Canada Actor
12 Harold Innocent 58 UK Actor
12 Charles Lamont 98 US Director
17 James Griffith 77 US Actor, Screenwriter
17 Zita Johann 89 Germany Actress
17 Christian Nyby 80 US Film Editor, Director
29 Gordon Douglas 85 US Director
October 2 William Berger 65 Austria Actor
5 Jane Nigh 68 US Actress
7 Cyril Cusack 82 South Africa Actor
7 Kenneth Nelson 63 US Actor
12 Patrick Holt 81 UK Actor
13 Gwen Welles 42 US Actress
14 Leon Ames 91 US Actor
15 Walter Newman 77 US Screenwriter
25 Vincent Price 82 US Actor
26 Albert Zugsmith 83 US Producer, Director
29 Elliot Scott 78 UK Production Designer
30 Margaret Vyner 78 Australia Screenwriter, Actress
31 Federico Fellini 73 Italy Director, Screenwriter
31 River Phoenix 23 US Actor
November 3 Duncan Gibbins 41 UK Director
3 John Lupton 65 US Actor
4 Ely Landau 73 US Producer
5 Michael Bilton 73 UK Actor
5 Mario Cecchi Gori 73 Italy Producer
7 Charles Aidman 68 US Actor
7 Jack Martin Smith 82 US Art Director
9 Stanley Myers 60 UK Composer
9 Gerald Thomas 72 UK Director, Film Editor
10 Wensley Pithey 79 South Africa Actor
12 Anna Sten 84 Russia Actress
15 Evelyn Venable 80 US Actress
15 Gladys Walton 90 US Actress
18 Fritz Feld 93 Germany Actor
19 Dorothy Revier 89 US Actress
20 Emile Ardolino 50 US Director
21 Bill Bixby 59 US Actor
21 Richard Wordsworth 78 UK Actor
28 Kenneth Connor 75 UK Actor
December 5 Alexandre Trauner 87 Hungary Art Director, Production Designer
6 Don Ameche 85 US Actor
14 Myrna Loy 88 US Actress
16 Moses Gunn 64 US Actor
17 Janet Margolin 50 US Actress
18 Steve James 41 US Actor, Stuntman
18 Sam Wanamaker 74 US Actor
22 Don DeFore 80 US Actor
22 Salah Zulfikar 67 Egypt Actor, Producer
22 Alexander Mackendrick 81 UK Director
23 James Ellison 83 US Actor
26 Jeff Morrow 86 US Actor
27 Michael Callen 38 US Actor
28 William Austin 90 Canada Film Editor
28 Howard Caine 65 US Actor
29 Marie Kean 75 Ireland Actress
30 Mack David 81 US Songwriter

Film debuts

References

  1. ^ "1993 Worldwide Box Office". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "Jurassic Park (1993)". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on January 1, 2013.
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  5. ^ "Col Tristar U.K. high set by 'Dracula'". Daily Variety. February 2, 1993. p. 26. Retrieved January 25, 2021.
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