Film in History (Part 5)

Events in Film & TV

Events 401 - 475 of 475


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2013-11-27 "Frozen", the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released

Actress and Singer Idina Menzel
Actress and Singer
Idina Menzel
Actress Kristen Bell
Actress
Kristen Bell

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2013-12-02 "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug", 2nd film in the Hobbit series, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in Los Angeles

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson
Actor Ian McKellen
Actor
Ian McKellen
  • 2014-02-11 11 people are killed after a grenade was tossed into a movie theatre in Peshawar, Pakistan

Music releaseMusic Single

2014-03-17 Sia releases her single "Chandelier" with a music video featuring Maddie Ziegler

Dancer, Actress and Model Maddie Ziegler
Dancer, Actress and Model
Maddie Ziegler

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014-05-31 Psy's "Gangnam Style" becomes the first video to reach 2 billion views on YouTube

K-Pop Star Psy
K-Pop Star
Psy

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2014-06-19 "Transformers: Age of Extinction" directed by Michael Bay and starring Mark Wahlberg premieres in Hong Kong. Highest grossing film of 2014 ($1.104 billion)

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg
  • 2014-12-01 "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies", 3rd and final Hobbit film, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in London

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2014-12-25 "Unbroken", drama film directed by Angelina Jolie and starring Jack O'Connell and Domhall Gleeson, released in the United States

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2015-03-10 "See You Again" released by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth commissioned by film "Furious 7" as tribute to Paul Walker (Billboard Song of the Year 2015)

  • 2015-06-14 "Jurassic World", 1st film to make $500 million worldwide in its opening weekend

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2015-06-19 Pixar's animated film "Inside Out" is released with voices by Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Lewis Black, Bill Hader and Mindy Kaling

Actress, comedian, writer and producer Amy Poehler
Actress, comedian, writer and producer
Amy Poehler

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2015-07-09 48th San Diego Comic-Con begins (till 12th) - includes preview of new Star Wars film by J.J. Abrams

Director, Producer and Writer J. J. Abrams
Director, Producer and Writer
J. J. Abrams
Actor Adam Driver
Actor
Adam Driver

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2015-10-26 "Spectre", 24th James Bond film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig premieres in London

Actor Daniel Craig
Actor
Daniel Craig
Film Director Sam Mendes
Film Director
Sam Mendes

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2016-01-06 "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" breaks North American box office record, passing the $760.5m taken by "Avatar"

Composer John Williams
Composer
John Williams
Actor Adam Driver
Actor
Adam Driver
  • 2016-01-27 On This Day receives its second substantial face-lift, courtesy of a fresh new website design and brand by design studio Fhoke. Dedicated history and film and television channels are launched alongside the new design.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016-03-08 Turner Classic Movies show several of Claire Trevor’s films to honor the 106th anniversary of her birth

Actress Claire Trevor
Actress
Claire Trevor

Music releaseAlbum Release

2016-04-23 Beyoncé releases her 6th album "Lemonade" with a 1 hour film on HBO

  • 2016-07-22 Japan’s Funai Electric announce they will manufacture world's last videocassette this month
  • 2016-10-28 Disney and Alessia Cara release the sing "How Far I'll Go" for the film "Moana"

Film release premierFilm Premier

2016-11-14 "Moana" animated Disney film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker with voices by Auli'i Cravalho and The Rock premieres in Los Angeles

Actor and Professional Wrestler Dwayne Johnson
Actor and Professional Wrestler
Dwayne Johnson
  • 2016-12-10 "Rogue One", 1st of the Star Wars Anthology films, directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones, premieres in Los Angeles

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2016-12-21 Indian sports drama film "Dangal" directed by Nitesh Tiwari and starring Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra premieres - first Indian film to earn $300 million worldwide

Actor and Director Aamir Khan
Actor and Director
Aamir Khan
  • 2017-03-15 Disney refuses to cut gay moment in film "Beauty and the Beast" for Malaysian censors, instead pulls film from Malaysia
  • 2017-05-07 “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” becomes the highest grossing Indian box office film ever earning $120 million

Film release premierFilm Premier

2017-05-25 "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman

Actress Gal Gadot
Actress
Gal Gadot

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017-07-02 US President Donald Trump tweets edited wrestling video of himself attacking news network 'CNN'

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Film release premierFilm Premier

2017-07-13 "Dunkirk" film directed by Christopher Nolan with ensemble cast including Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy premieres in London, England

  • 2017-08-28 Matt Vogel makes his debut as the voice of Kermit the Frog in "Muppet Thought of the Week" video
  • 2017-11-28 India's Supreme Court rejects appeal to block global release of controversial film "Padmavati"
  • 2017-12-15 Pakistani teenager Ahed Tamimi filmed slapping Israeli officers during protest, arrested 4 days later

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017-12-31 Indian movie star Rajinikanth announces he is entering politics

Actor and Politician Rajinikanth
Actor and Politician
Rajinikanth

Film release premierFilm Premier

2018-01-29 Marvel film "Black Panther" directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman premieres in Los Angeles

Actor Chadwick Boseman
Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader Stan Lee
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader
Stan Lee
  • 2018-02-21 Indian film star Kamal Haasan launches a new political party - Makkal Needhi Mayyam in Tamil Nadu state

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018-03-11 Superhero movie "The Black Panther" becomes the fifth Marvel movie to earn $1 billion worldwide

Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader Stan Lee
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader
Stan Lee
  • 2018-03-22 Musical "Frozen" opens on Broadway based on the film, starring Patti Murin and Caissie Levy
  • 2018-03-26 "The Black Panther" becomes the highest grossing superhero film in America earning $630.9m

  • 2018-04-18 “Black Panther” is the first film shown at a commercial cinema in 35 years in Saudi Arabia as cinemas are reopened
  • 2018-04-30 Superhero film "Avengers: Infinity War" sets new record for an opening weekend earning $250 million in the US, $630 million worldwide
  • 2018-05-01 Chinese authorities label British cartoon "Peppa Pig" subversive and it is removed from the Douyin video website
  • 2018-05-19 71st Cannes Film Festival: Japanese film "Shoplifters" by Hirokazu Kore-eda wins the Palme d'Or

Film release premierFilm Premier

2018-06-05 "Ocean's 8" film premieres, directed by Gary Ross starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna

  • 2018-06-17 "The Incredibles 2" sets a box office record for an animated release, earning $180 million its opening weekend
  • 2018-07-06 Iranian instagram star Maedeh Hojabri confesses on state TV for posting videos of her dancing

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018-08-07 China bans release of Winnie the Pooh movie "Christopher Robin", after character used to mock Chinese President Xi Jinping

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping

Film release premierFilm Premier

2018-08-07 "Crazy Rich Asians" first Hollywood film with all-Asian cast, starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Michelle Yeoh premieres in Los Angeles

Actress Constance Wu
Actress
Constance Wu
Actress Michelle Yeoh
Actress
Michelle Yeoh
  • 2018-08-08 Academy of Motion Pictures reveals new "Popular Film" category for the Oscars
  • 2018-08-26 Danny Boyle pulls out of directing the next James Bond film due to 'creative differences'
  • 2018-10-19 "Halloween" film reboot starring Jamie Curtis makes a record $77m for a horror film with a female lead, biggest debut any film with female lead over 55 in US
  • 2018-11-23 Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana apologize for culturally insensitive video and media posts insulting Chinese culture, cancel Shanghai fashion show

Film release premierFilm Premier

2018-11-26 DC superhero film "Aquaman" directed by James Wan starring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard premieres in London

Music releaseMusic Premiere

2018-12-01 Ariana Grande releases the music video to her single "Thank U Next", biggest ever launch on Youtube Premiere

  • 2018-12-04 Scottish artist Charlotte Prodger wins the 2018 Turner Prize with film shot on her iPhone
  • 2018-12-17 US poacher sentenced to watch the film "Bambi" repeatedly during year in prison, for killing hundreds of deer in Missouri

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-01-25 Documentary "Leaving Neverland" detailing singer Michael Jackson's relationship with two boys premieres at the Sundance Film Festival

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 2019-02-25 Influential film review site Rotten Tomatoes implements changes to its site after internet trolls target "Captain Marvel" film

Film release premierFilm Premier

2019-02-27 "Captain Marvel" film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, starring Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-02-28 YouTube announces it will stops all comments on videos featuring children because of paedophiles leaving inappropriate comments

CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki
CEO of YouTube
Susan Wojcicki
  • 2019-03-17 Facebook removes 1.5 million videos of the Christchurch mosque shootings in first 24 hrs after the attack, although only 1.2 million blocked at upload
  • 2019-03-20 Four men arrested in South Korea for secretly filming 1,600 hotel guests and selling the footage via a website

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-03-21 Emilia Clarke reveals she suffered two brain aneurysms while filming "Games of Thrones" in an article for "The New Yorker"

Actress Emilia Clarke
Actress
Emilia Clarke

Film release premierFilm Premier

2019-04-22 Marvel film "Avengers: Endgame" directed by Anthony and Joe Russo starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and an ensemble cast, premieres in Los Angeles

Actor Chris Evans
Actor
Chris Evans
Actor, Producer and Screenwriter Vin Diesel
Actor, Producer and Screenwriter
Vin Diesel
Actor Chris Pratt
Actor
Chris Pratt
  • 2019-04-28 Disney says Marvel film "Avengers: Endgame" made estimated $1.2 billion worldwide, first film to make more than 1 billion on opening
  • 2019-06-01 Price of a movie ticket rises in Japan for the first time in 26 years from ¥1,800 to ¥1,900, while some cinemas keep the price the same

Film release premierFilm Release

2019-06-26 Japanese animation film "Spirited Away" by Hayao Miyazaki is released in China and tops the box office, 18 years after its initial release

Animated filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki
Animated filmmaker
Hayao Miyazaki

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2019-07-21 Marvel announces 10 new superhero films at Comic Con including Blade with Mahershala Ali, Natalie Portman as a female Thor and first Asian American super hero film Shang-Chi

  • 2019-07-22 Marvel superhero film "Avengers: Endgame" becomes the world's highest-grossing film overtaking "Avatar" earning $2.9 billion
  • 2019-08-15 Disney Studios is the first studio to have five films earn over $1 billion each in one year with "Toy Story 4", "Avengers: Engame", "Captain Marvel", "Aladdin" and "The Lion King"
  • 2019-09-25 Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige reported to have been asked to develop a Star Wars film by the Walt Disney Company
  • 2019-10-16 Netflix reveals its most popular original movie was Sandra Bullock's "Bird Box" and TV series "Stranger Things" for the year

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2019-11-03 Olivia Newton-John's black leather outfit from the film "Grease" sells for $405,700 at auction in Beverly Hills, California

Singer and Actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and Actress
Olivia Newton-John

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-11-18 "Joker" starring Joaquin Phoenix is the 1st R-rated film to earn $1 billion worldwide

Film release premierFilm Premier

2019-12-07 Greta Gerwig's film adaption of Louisa May Alcott's novel "Little Women" premieres at MoMA in New York

  • 2020-04-28 US Department of Defense releases three declassified videos of possible UFOs from 2004 and 2015

MurderMurder of Interest

2020-05-25 Video of African American George Floyd's arrest and murder while restrained in Minneapolis police custody shows he was pinned to the ground by police officer Derek Chauvin's knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, ignites widespread condemnation and nationwide protests

Victim of Police Brutality George Floyd
Victim of Police Brutality
George Floyd
  • 2020-08-21 BTS's release new single Dynamite, becomes 1st video to be watched more than 100 million times in 24 hours on YouTube

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