Movies Of The Year Awards: 1954


A great year for movies, led by a lot of foreign language films that were, of course, ignored by the Academy.

Best Picture:

The End: Seven Samurai
Oscar: On The Waterfront

Best Director:

The End: Akira Kurosawa, Seven Samurai
Oscar: Elia Kazan, On The Waterfront

Actor:

The End: Marlon Brando, On The Waterfront
Oscar: Marlon Brando, On The Waterfront

Actress:

The End: Judy Garland, A Star Is Born
Oscar: Grace Kelly, The Country Girl

Supporting Actor:

The End: Seiji Miyaguchi, Seven Samurai
Oscar: Edmund O’Brien, The Barefoot Contessa

Supporting Actress:

The End: Eva Marie Saint, On The Waterfront
Oscar: Eva Marie Saint, On The Waterfront

Original Screenplay:

The End: Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto & Hideo Oguni, Seven Samurai
Oscar: Budd Schulberg, On The Waterfront

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: John Michael Hayes, Rear Window
Oscar: George Seaton, The Country Girl

Black And White Cinematography:

The End: Kazuo Miyagawa, Sansho The Bailiff
Oscar: Boris Kaufman, On The Waterfront

Color Cinematography:

The End: William Clothier, Track Of The Cat
Oscar: Milton Krasner, Three Coins In The Fountain

Black And White Art Direction:

The End: Seven Samurai
Oscar: On The Waterfront

Color Art Direction:

The End: Rear Window
Oscar: 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

Black And White Costume Design:

The End: Seven Samurai
Oscar: Sabrina

Color Costume Design:

The End: Rear Window
Oscar: Gate Of Hell

Sound:

The End: Seven Samurai
Oscar: The Glenn Miller Story

Film Editing:

The End: Akira Kurosawa, Seven Samurai
Oscar: Gene Milford, On The Waterfront

Original Score:

The End: Fumio Hayasaka, Seven Samurai
Oscar: Dimitri Tiomkin, The High And The Mighty

Soundtrack:

The End: Brigadoon
Oscar: Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

Non-Oscar Categories:

Foreign Language Film:

Seven Samurai

Breakthrough Performance:

Giulietta Masina, La Strada

Villain:

Ray Milland, Dial M For Murder

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