The Best of 1961

Best Picture
The Hustler
Judgement at Nuremberg
Last Year at Marienbad
*Through a Glass Darkly

Best Actor
Dirk Bogarde, Victim
James Cagney, One, Two, Three
Marcello Mastroianni, Divorce Italian Style
*Paul Newman, The Hustler
Spencer Tracy, Judgement at Nuremberg

Best Actress
*Harriet Andersson, Through a Glass Darkly
Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany's
Deborah Kerr, The Innocents
Geraldine Page, Summer and Smoke
Rita Tushingham, A Taste of Honey

Best Supporting Actor
Montgomery Clift, Judgement at Nuremberg
Jackie Gleason, The Hustler
*Maximillian Schell, Judgement at Nuremberg
Fernando Rey, Viridiana
George C. Scott, The Hustler

Best Supporting Actress
Fay Bainter, The Children's Hour
Dora Bryan, A Taste of Honey
Judy Garland, Judgement at Nuremberg
*Lotte Lenya, The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
Piper Laurie, The Hustler

Best Director
Ingmar Bergman, Through a Glass Darkly
Luis Buñuel, Viridiana
Jack Clayton, The Innocents
*Alain Resnais, Last Year at Marienbad
Robert Rossen, The Hustler

  • Antigone
  • The Assassin
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Come September
  • Divorce Italian Style
  • Girl with a Suitcase
  • Goodbye Again
  • The Greengage Summer
  • Gunga Jumna
  • The Guns of Navarone
  • The Hustler
  • The Innocents
  • Judgment at Nuremberg
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • Léon Morin, Priest
  • The Misfits
  • La Notte
  • One, Two, Three
  • The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
  • A Taste of Honey
  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • Victim
  • Viridiana
  • Whistle Down the Wind
  • Yojimbo
  • The Comancheros
  • Flower Drum Song
  • Murder She Said
  • The Long Absence