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The Train (1964 film)

The Train is a 1964 American war film directed by John Frankenheimer. Its screenplay - written by Franklin Coen, Frank Davis, and Walter Bernstein - is loosely based on the non-fiction book Le front de lart by Rose Valland, who documented the wor ...

Atentat

Atentat is a 1964 black-and-white Czechoslovak war film directed by Jiei Sequens. The World War II story depicts events before and after the assassination of top German leader Reinhard Heydrich in Prague. Czech historians have called the film the ...

Fail Safe (1964 film)

Fail Safe is a 1964 Cold War thriller film directed by Sidney Lumet, based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler. It portrays a fictional account of a nuclear crisis. The film features performances by actors Henr ...

Assassination (1964 film)

Yukio Ninagawa – Shohei Imuta Tetsurō Tamba – Hachiro Kiyokawa Junkichi Orimoto – Kamo Serizawa Takanobu Hozumi – Tetsutaro Yamaoka Keiji Sada – Sakamoto Ryōma Eiji Okada – Lord Matsudaira Eitaro Ozawa – Premier Itakura Shima Iwashita – Oren Isao ...

The Killers (1964 film)

The Killers, released in the UK as Ernest Hemingways "The Killers", is a 1964 American neo noir crime film released by Universal Studios. Written by Gene L. Coon, and directed by Don Siegel, it is the second Hollywood adaptation of Ernest Hemingw ...

Fantomas (1964 film)

Fantomas is a 1964 French comedy film starring Jean Marais as the arch villain Fantomas opposite Louis de Funes as the earnest but outclassed commissaire Paul Juve. In the film Juve teams up with journalist Fandor, also played by Marais, trying t ...

Joy House (film)

Joy House is a 1964 French mystery-thriller film starring Jane Fonda, Alain Delon, and Lola Albright. It is based on the 1954 novel of the same name by Day Keene. It was Clements second film for MGM.

The Balcony (film)

The Balcony is a 1963 film adaptation of Jean Genets play The Balcony, directed by Joseph Strick. It starred Shelley Winters, Peter Falk, Lee Grant and Leonard Nimoy. George J. Folsey was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography. Be ...

L'Immortelle

LImmortelle is a 1963 international co-produced drama film directed by Alain Robbe-Grillet, his first feature after the worldwide success of Last Year at Marienbad which he wrote. Entered into the 13th Berlin International Film Festival, it also ...

Il Boom

Il Boom is a 1963 commedia allitaliana film by Italian director Vittorio de Sica. The "boom" in the title was the Italian economic miracle which transformed the country in the span of a decade, from the late 1950s to the onset of the 1970s. Back ...

To Bed or Not to Bed

To Bed or Not to Bed is a 1963 black-and-white Italian film directed by Gian Luigi Polidoro. It tells the story of an Italian merchant and his experiences during a visit to Sweden.

Heat (1963 film)

The film tells about a guy named Kemal, who goes to Anahai to master the virgin lands, becomes a member of the brigade of authoritarian Abakir and, by virtue of his maximalism, violates the order organized there.

An Actor's Revenge

An Actors Revenge, also known as Revenge of a Kabuki Actor, is a 1963 film directed by Kon Ichikawa. It was produced in Eastmancolor and Daieiscope for Daiei Film. An Actors Revenge is a remake of the 1935 film of the same title distributed in En ...

The Hunt (1963 film)

The Hunt is a 1963 short Portuguese film directed by Manoel de Oliveira. The film is a grim, surrealistic short narrative film that contrasted with the positive tones of Oliveiras previous film. Due to censorship issues, Oliveira was forced to ad ...

Saladin the Victorious

Saladin the Victorious, also known as Saladin and the Great Crusades, is a 1963 Egyptian war drama film directed by Youssef Chahine. It was written by Youssef El Sebai, based on the novel by Naguib Mahfouz. It stars Ahmed Mazhar as Saladin, Salah ...

Lord of the Flies (1963 film)

Lord of the Flies is a 1963 British drama film based on William Goldings novel of the same name about 30 schoolboys who are marooned on an island where the behaviour of the majority degenerates into savagery. It was written and directed by Peter ...

Lilies of the Field (1963 film)

Lilies of the Field is a 1963 film adapted by James Poe from the 1962 novel of the same name by William Edmund Barrett, and stars Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, Stanley Adams, and Dan Frazer. It was produced and directed by Ralph Nelson. The title ...

The Haunting (1963 film)

The Haunting is a 1963 British supernatural psychological horror film directed and produced by Robert Wise and adapted by Nelson Gidding from the novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. It stars Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Jo ...

The Sadist (film)

The Sadist also known as Profile of Terror and Sweet Baby Charlie is a 1963 black-and-white exploitation film written and directed by James Landis, and stars Arch Hall, Jr. The film was distributed by Fairway International Pictures of the United ...

The Servant (1963 film)

The Servant is Harold Pinters 1963 film adaptation of a 1948 novella by Robin Maugham. A British production directed by Joseph Losey, it stars Dirk Bogarde, Sarah Miles, Wendy Craig and James Fox. It opened at Londons Warner Theatre on 14 Novembe ...

Carom Shots

Carom Shots is a 1963 French comedy film directed by Marcel Bluwal. It was entered into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival. The French crime writer Fred Kassak felt his novel had been betrayed by the filmmakers.

The Nutty Professor (1963 film)

The Nutty Professor is a 1963 American comic science fiction film directed, co-written by, and starring, Jerry Lewis. The score was composed by Walter Scharf. The film is a parody of Robert Louis Stevensons Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The Nutty Prof ...

I basilischi

I basilischi is a 1963 Italian drama film. It is the directorial debut of Lina Wertmuller. It was shown as part of a retrospective "Questi fantasmi: Cinema italiano ritrovato" at the 65th Venice International Film Festival.

Funny Stories

Funny Stories is a 1962 Soviet comedy film directed by Venyamin Dorman. It is the first film adapted from Victor Dragunskys popular childrens book The Adventures of Dennis, a collection of short stories told from the perspective of a young boy

A View from the Bridge (film)

A View from the Bridge is a 1962 French-Italian drama film directed by Sidney Lumet with a screenplay by Norman Rosten based on the play of the same name written by Arthur Miller. It follows the troubled Eddie Carbone, whose working life becomes ...

The Twelve Chairs (1962 film)

The Twelve Chairs is a 1962 Cuban comedy film directed by Tomas Gutierrez Alea. The plot based on Ilf and Petrovs novel of the same name. It was entered into the 3rd Moscow International Film Festival.

Long Day's Journey into Night (1962 film)

Long Days Journey into Night is a 1962 American drama film adaptation of the Eugene ONeill play. It was directed by Sidney Lumet, and produced by Ely Landau, with Joseph E. Levine and Jack J. Dreyfus Jr. as executive producers. The screenplay was ...

Le Masque de fer

Le Masque de fer is a French film directed by Henri Decoin, released in 1962 and inspired by the story of the Man in the Iron Mask, as well as the novels by Alexandre Dumas: The Three Musketeers and Le Vicomte de Bragelonne.

Pitfall (1962 film)

Pitfall, a.k.a. The Pitfall and Kashi To Kodomo, is a 1962 Japanese film directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara, written by Kōbō Abe. It was Teshigaharas first feature, and the first of his four film collaborations with Abe and Takemitsu, the others bei ...

Carnival of Souls

Carnival of Souls is a 1962 American independent horror film written, produced, and directed by Herk Harvey, and starring Candace Hilligoss. Its plot follows Mary Henry, a young woman whose life is disturbed after a car accident. She relocates to ...

The Silent Raid

The Silent Raid is a 1962 Dutch war film directed by Paul Rotha. It shows a true story from World War II: the raid on Leeuwarden prison of December 8, 1944. Without firing a shot, Dutch resistance members disguised as German SD and their prisoner ...

After the Wedding (1962 film)

A young guy from Leningrad is getting married and after the wedding he goes on duty to the village. After some time he is allowed to return, but he decides to stay in the village, because he understands that the collective farm needs him.

The Trial (1962 film)

The Trial is a black comedy drama film directed by Orson Welles, who also wrote the screenplay based on the novel of the same name by Franz Kafka. Filmed in Europe, Welles stated immediately after completing the film: The Trial is the best film I ...

Redhead (1962 film)

Redhead is a 1962 German-Italian drama film directed by Helmut Kautner. It was entered into the 12th Berlin International Film Festival.

The Miracle Worker (1962 film)

The Miracle Worker is a 1962 American biographical film about Anne Sullivan, blind tutor to Helen Keller, directed by Arthur Penn. The screenplay by William Gibson is based on his 1959 play of the same title, which originated as a 1957 broadcast ...

Taras Bulba (1962 film)

Taras Bulba is a 1962 American Color by Deluxe in Eastmancolor adventure film loosely based on Nikolai Gogols novel Taras Bulba, starring Tony Curtis and Yul Brynner. The film was directed by J. Lee Thompson. The story line of the film is conside ...

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (film)

For the 1921 film version, see The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse film The 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse is a 1962 American-Mexican drama film directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Glenn Ford, Ingrid Thulin, Charles Boyer, Lee J. Cobb, Paul ...

Black Lizard (film)

Black Lizard is a 1968 Japanese film directed by Kinji Fukasaku. The film is based on a play by Yukio Mishima which in turn is based on a novel by Rampo Edogawa.

Electra (1962 film)

Electra is a 1962 Greek film based on the play Electra, written by Euripides. It was directed by Michael Cacoyannis, as the first installment of his "Greek tragedy" trilogy, followed by The Trojan Women in 1971 and Iphigenia in 1977. It starred I ...

Wind of Freedom

The film takes place in a small port city in the South. The fascists left this place, as a result of which there was no one on the port quay. The port owner, George Stan, who collaborated with the Nazis, also left the city, but returned when he r ...

The Count of Monte Cristo (1961 film)

Claudine Coster: Haydee Pierre Mondy: Caderousse Louis Jourdan: Edmond Dantes Yvonne Furneaux: Mercedes Jean-Claude Michel: Fernand de Morcerf Roldano Lupi: Morel Bernard Dheran: Villefort Jean Martinelli: Vidocq Franco Silva: Mario Marie Mergey: ...

Dersu Uzala (1961 film)

Dersu Uzala is a 1961 Soviet film, adapted from the books of Vladimir Arsenyev, about his travels in Russian Far East with a native trapper, Dersu Uzala. The film was produced by Mosnauchfilm Моснаучфильм, directed by Agasi Babayan Агаси Бабаян w ...

Victim (1961 film)

Victim is a 1961 British neo noir suspense film directed by Basil Dearden and starring Dirk Bogarde and Sylvia Syms. It was the first English-language film to use the word "homosexual". It premiered in the UK on 31 August 1961 and in the US the f ...

The Cossacks (1961 film)

The Cossacks is a 1961 Soviet drama film directed by Vasili Pronin. It was entered into the 1961 Cannes Film Festival. It is based on the novel of the same name.

The Parent Trap (1961 film)

The Parent Trap is a 1961 Walt Disney Technicolor film directed by David Swift. It stars Hayley Mills, Maureen OHara and Brian Keith in a story about teenage twins on a quest to reunite their divorced parents. The screenplay by the films director ...

The Best of Enemies (1961 film)

The Best of Enemies is a 1961 Italian film directed by Guy Hamilton and Alessandro Blasetti set during the World War II East African Campaign, but filmed in Israel. It stars David Niven, Alberto Sordi and Michael Wilding. It was nominated for thr ...

The President (1961 film)

The President is a 1961 French political thriller film directed by Henri Verneuil and based on, though altering the ending of, the novel of the same title by Georges Simenon. It tells the story of a French prime minister, a lifelong proponent of ...

The Last Judgment (1961 film)

The Last Judgment is a 1961 commedia allitaliana film by Italian director Vittorio De Sica. It was coproduced with France. It has an all-star Italian and international cast, including Americans Jack Palance, Ernest Borgnine; Greek Melina Mercouri ...

The Menace (1961 film)

Alice Sapritch - La cliente Paolo Stoppa - Cousin Andre Cellier - Le commissaire Elsa Martinelli - Lucile Marie-Jose Nat - Josepha Robert Dalban - Linspecteur Gerard Oury - Le docteur Robert Hossein - Savary

King of Kings (1961 film)

King of Kings is a 1961 American Biblical epic film made by Samuel Bronston Productions and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Directed by Nicholas Ray, the film is a dramatization of the story of Jesus of Nazareth from his birth and ministry to ...