1962

Days Of Wine And Roses

Days Of Wine And Roses

Days Of Wine And Roses
IMDb: 7.9
117 min

An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his \"passion\" together.

David and Lisa

David and Lisa

David and Lisa
IMDb: 7.2
95 min

The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He finds intimacy with Lisa, a young woman suffering from schizophrenia.

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird
IMDb: 8.2
129 min

Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.

The Trial

The Trial

The Trial
IMDb: 7.8
118 min

An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Five Miles to Midnight

Five Miles to Midnight

Five Miles to Midnight
IMDb: 6.3
110 min

Immediately after Lisa (Loren) declares that she is leaving her immature, abusive, but easy-going husband Robert (Perkins), he is reported dead in a plane crash. Secretly still alive, he convinces her to collect his life insurance, although she knows that it\'s a bad idea. Lisa must contend with the complications of the scheme, which involve an aggressive suitor (Young), Robert\'s jealousy, and her own guilt.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Lawrence Of Arabia

Lawrence Of Arabia

Lawrence Of Arabia
IMDb: 8.3
216 min

The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence\'s mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological instability threatens to undermine his achievements.

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Billy Rose’s Jumbo

Billy Rose’s Jumbo

Billy Rose’s Jumbo
IMDb: 6.2
123 min

The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves.

Genre: Music, Romance
Il Sorpasso

Il Sorpasso

Il Sorpasso
IMDb: 8.3
105 min

Roberto, a shy law student in Rome, meets Bruno, a forty-year-old exuberant, capricious man, who takes him for a drive through the Roman and Tuscany countries in the summer. Along the way, they end up knowing each other and entering each other\'s lives. A twist at the end puts everything into perspective.

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Kid Galahad

Kid Galahad

Kid Galahad
IMDb: 6.2
95 min

Kid Galahad is a 1962 musical film starring Elvis Presley as a boxer. The movie was filmed on location in Idyllwild, California and is noted for having a strong supporting cast. Most critics rate it as one of Presley\'s best performances. The film is a remake of the 1937 original version starring Edward G. Robinson, Bette Davis, and Humphrey Bogart.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Two for the Seesaw

Two for the Seesaw

Two for the Seesaw
IMDb: 6.7
119 min

Jerry Ryan wanders aimlessly around New York after giving up his Nebrascan law practice. His wife asks for a divorce. He meets Gittel, a struggling dancer from Greenwich Village and they try to sort out their lives. An extended conversation piece with a static camera, but reflects the moral climate of the time.

Taras Bulba

Taras Bulba

Taras Bulba
IMDb: 6.4
122 min

The Cossacks of Eastern Europe join the Poles to rid the Turks from the Steps of Europe. In return for their aid, the Poles agree to give control of the Steps to the Cossacks. After the battle, however, the Poles back out of their agreement and force the Cossacks into the hills. Taras Bulba, a Cossack Colonel, raises his son, Andrei Bulba to learn the ways of the Poles so he can one day defeat them in battle. In his learning process, however, Andrei falls in love with the daughter of a Polish Nobleman. This twist causes Andrei Bulba to choose between the love of the Cossacks, and the love of a woman, and causes Taras Bulba to choose between the love of his son, and the love of the Cossacks.

An Autumn Afternoon

An Autumn Afternoon

An Autumn Afternoon
IMDb: 8.1
112 min

Shuhei Hirayama is a widower with a 24-year-old daughter. Gradually, he comes to realize that she should not be obliged to look after him for the rest of his life, so he arranges a marriage for her.

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Billy Budd

Billy Budd

Billy Budd
IMDb: 7.8
119 min

Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship\'s sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.

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Genre: Action, Drama
Mutiny on the Bounty

Mutiny on the Bounty

Mutiny on the Bounty
IMDb: 7.3
178 min

The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a paradise for the crew, something completely different than the living hell aboard the ship. On the way back to England, officer Fletcher Christian becomes the leader of a mutiny.

How the West Was Won

How the West Was Won

How the West Was Won
IMDb: 7.1
162 min

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
IMDb: 8.1
135 min

Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their relationship affected by simmering subconscious thoughts of mutual envy, hate and revenge.

The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate
IMDb: 7.9
126 min

Near the end of the Korean War, a platoon of U.S. soldiers is captured by communists and brainwashed. Following the war, the platoon is returned home, and Sergeant Raymond Shaw is lauded as a hero by the rest of his platoon. However, the platoon commander, Captain Bennett Marco, finds himself plagued by strange nightmares and, together with fellow soldier Allen Melvin, races to uncover a terrible plot.

Genre: Best Mystery
Requiem for a Heavyweight

Requiem for a Heavyweight

Requiem for a Heavyweight
IMDb: 7.8
95 min

Mountain Rivera is at the end of his boxing career after a knockout by Cassius Clay in the seventh round. His left eye is one punch from permanent trauma, his ears turned to cauliflower, his speech slurred from \"being hit a million times,\" and he slings punches anytime he hears a bell, but his trainer and \'cutman\' Army, and Miss Miller, a manipulative social worker, support his illusion that he could be a movie usher, a camp counselor, or a romantic partner for Miller.

Genre: Best Sport, Drama
Dr. No

Dr. No

Dr. No
IMDb: 7.2
110 min

In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey Ryder, to confront a megalomaniacal villain in his massive island headquarters.

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Carnival Of Souls

Carnival Of Souls

Carnival Of Souls
IMDb: 7.1
78 min

Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish man. As the visions begin to occur more frequently, Mary finds herself drawn to the deserted carnival on the outskirts of town. The strangely alluring carnival may hold the secret to her tragic past.

The Longest Day

The Longest Day

The Longest Day
IMDb: 7.8
178 min

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich\'s Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. \"For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day\"

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
IMDb: 7.6
104 min

A rebellious youth, sentenced to a boy\'s reformatory for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution through his prowess as a long distance runner. During his solitary runs, reveries of his life and times before his incarceration lead him to re-evaluate his privileged status as the Governor\'s prize runner.

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Genre: Best Sport, Drama
Vivre Sa Vie

Vivre Sa Vie

Vivre Sa Vie
IMDb: 8.0
84 min

Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.

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Genre: Drama
King Kong vs. Godzilla

King Kong vs. Godzilla

King Kong vs. Godzilla
IMDb: 5.9
98 min

After a 7 year hiatus, Godzilla returned to the screen to take on King Kong in the 3rd film in the Godzilla franchise. A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently revived Godzilla.

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The Pirates of Blood River

The Pirates of Blood River

The Pirates of Blood River
IMDb: 6.0
87 min

A group of ruthless pirates attack a 17th Century Huguenot settlement on the Isle of Devon in search of treasure and will stop at nothing to obtain it.

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Tales of Terror

Tales of Terror

Tales of Terror
IMDb: 6.9
89 min

Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but finds the man\'s attention to his wife worthy of more dramatic action. 3) A man dying and in great pain agrees to be hypnotized at the moment of death, with unexpected consequences.

Birdman of Alcatraz

Birdman of Alcatraz

Birdman of Alcatraz
IMDb: 7.8
147 min

After killing a prison guard, convict Robert Stroud faces life imprisonment in solitary confinement. Driven nearly mad by loneliness and despair, Stroud\'s life gains new meaning when he happens upon a helpless baby sparrow in the exercise yard and nurses it back to health. Despite having only a third grade education, Stroud goes on to become a renowned ornithologist and achieves a greater sense of freedom and purpose behind bars than most people find in the outside world.

Genre: Drama
Hell Is for Heroes

Hell Is for Heroes

Hell Is for Heroes
IMDb: 6.9
90 min

World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a rest area. While most of the men withdraw from their positions facing a German pillbox at the far side of a mine-field, half a dozen men are left to protect a wide front. By various ruses, they manage to convince the Germans that a large force is still holding the position. Then Reese leads two of the men in an unauthorized and unsuccessful attack on the pillbox, in which the other two are killed; and when the main platoon returns, he is threatened with court-martial. Rather that face the disgrace, and in an attempt to show he was right, he makes a one-man attack on the pillbox.

Genre: Action, War
The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera
IMDb: 6.4
84 min

The corrupt Lord Ambrose D\'Arcy steals the life\'s work of the poor musical Professor Petry. In an attempt to stop the printing of music with D\'Arcy\'s name on it, Petry breaks into the printing office and accidentally starts a fire, leaving him severely disfigured. Years later, Petry returns to terrorize a London opera house that is about to perform one of his stolen operas.

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Ride the High Country

Ride the High Country

Ride the High Country
IMDb: 7.5
94 min

An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn\'t realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.

Hatari!

Hatari!

Hatari!
IMDb: 7.2
157 min

A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways?

The Music Man

The Music Man

The Music Man
IMDb: 7.7
151 min

A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy\'s marching band program, but things don\'t go according to plan.

That Touch of Mink

That Touch of Mink

That Touch of Mink
IMDb: 6.7
99 min

A rich businessman and a young woman are attracted to each other, but he only wants an affair while she wants to save her virginity for marriage.

Lolita

Lolita

Lolita
IMDb: 7.6
153 min

Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run by Charlotte Haze, he soon becomes obsessed with Lolita, the woman\'s teenaged daughter.

Night Creatures

Night Creatures

Night Creatures
IMDb: 6.7
80 min

What secret lay behind the dreaded Marsh Phantoms, the ghostly riders whose silent approach in the darkness of the bleak, unwelcoming Romney Marshes causes men to die of fright? Are they a genuine manifestation or a cover for illegal smuggling activities. Perhaps Dr Blyss, the benign vicar of the quiet village of Dymchurch, knows the truth about the ruthless pirate and smuggler who lies buried in the village graveyard and can unravel the phenomenon of the curse of Captain Clegg.

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Lonely Are the Brave

Lonely Are the Brave

Lonely Are the Brave
IMDb: 7.6
107 min

A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.

Genre: Best Western
Escape from Zahrain

Escape from Zahrain

Escape from Zahrain
IMDb: 6.1
93 min

Yul Brynner plays political leader Sharif who is sprung from a police van on his way to a firing squad by young loyalists led by Sal Mineo. Yul and the other prisoners kidnap an ambulance and head into the Arabian desert with the police in hot pursuit. All the performances are magnificent: Sal Mineo showing his acting talents, Jack Warden in a wiseguy performance as an employee of Zahrain oil who was involved in embezzlement, Anthony Caruso as a slimy psychotic and the underrated Madlyn Rhue as a nurse who becomes emotionally involved in the proceedings.

The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker
IMDb: 8.1
106 min

The true story of the frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness of 7-year-old Helen Keller who, since infancy, has never seen the sky, heard her mother\'s voice or expressed her innermost feelings. Then Annie Sullivan, a 20-year-old teacher from Boston, arrives. Having just recently regained her own sight, the no-nonsense Annie reaches out to Helen through the power of touch, the only tool they have in common, and leads her bold pupil on a miraculous journey from fear and isolation to happiness and light.

Jack the Giant Killer

Jack the Giant Killer

Jack the Giant Killer
IMDb: 6.4
94 min

The terrible and trecherous Pendragon plans to gain the throne of Cornwall by getting the king to abdicate and to marry his lovely daughter. To help him he has his dreadful witches in his castle and his almost unstoppable sorcery. A giant under his control abducts the princess, but on the way home with her the giant meets farming lad Jack who slays him. This is only the beginning.

The Exterminating Angel

The Exterminating Angel

The Exterminating Angel
IMDb: 8.1
94 min

After a lavish dinner party, the guests find themselves mysteriously unable to leave the room.

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Ivan’s Childhood

Ivan’s Childhood

Ivan’s Childhood
IMDb: 8.1
95 min

Poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.

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Genre: Best War
Geronimo

Geronimo

Geronimo
IMDb: 5.8
101 min

In 1883, the Apache Indians lead by Geronimo reluctantly surrender to the attacks of American and Mexican troops, in exchange for a territory and food for their warriors. Soon though, Geronimo escapes the camps and declares war against the Americans.

Genre: History, Western
Night of the Eagle

Night of the Eagle

Night of the Eagle
IMDb: 6.9
90 min

A skeptical college professor discovers that his wife has been practicing magic for years. Like the learned, rational fellow he is, he forces her to destroy all her magical charms and protective devices, and stop that foolishness. He isn\'t put off by her insistence that his professional rivals are working magic against him, and her protections are necessary to his career and life.

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
IMDb: 8.1
123 min

A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Experiment in Terror

Experiment in Terror

Experiment in Terror
IMDb: 7.2
123 min

Kelly Sherwood is terrorized by a man with an asthmatic voice who plans to use her to steal $100,000 from the bank where she works. He threatens to kill her teenage sister Toby, if she tells the police. However she manages to contact F.B.I. agent Ripley.

Genre: Crime, Thriller
Cape Fear

Cape Fear

Cape Fear
IMDb: 7.7
105 min

Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.

Cléo from 5 to 7

Cléo from 5 to 7

Cléo from 5 to 7
IMDb: 7.9
90 min

Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman’s life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and melodrama, featuring a score by Michel Legrand and cameos by Jean-Luc Godard and Anna Karina.

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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
IMDb: 8.1
28

During the Civil War, a Southern civilian is about to be hanged for attempting to sabotage a railway bridge. When the execution takes place from the bridge, the rope breaks and he begins his escape toward home.

Genre: Best Short, Drama
The Broken Land

The Broken Land

The Broken Land
IMDb: 5.0
60 min

A cowboy rides into a small town that is ruled with an iron fist by a corrupt sheriff. He becomes involved with a pretty young town girl and some residents who are trying to oust the sheriff, resulting in a robbery, a murder and his being pursued by a vengeful posse.

Mondo cane

Mondo cane

Mondo cane
IMDb: 6.4
105 min

A documentary consisting of a series of travelogue vignettes providing glimpses into cultural practices throughout the world intended to shock or surprise, including an insect banquet and a memorable look at a practicing South Pacific cargo cult.

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Genre: Documentary
The Given Word

The Given Word

The Given Word
IMDb: 8.3
98

Zé is a very poor man whose most prized possession is his donkey. When his donkey falls terminally ill, Zé makes a promise to Saint Bárbara: If his donkey recovers, he will carry a cross - like Jesus - all the way from his city to Saint Bárbara's church, in the state capital. Upon the recover of his donkey, Zé leaves on his journey. He makes it to the church, but the priest refuses to accept the cross once he discovers the context of Zé's promise.

Merrill’s Marauders

Merrill’s Marauders

Merrill’s Marauders
IMDb: 6.6
98 min

Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka \"Merrill\'s Marauders\", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond their limits and fighting pitched battles at every strong-point.

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Black Lizard

Black Lizard

Black Lizard
IMDb: 6.5
101 min

Celebrated detective Akechi matches wits with the infamous and devious jewel thief Black Lizard after the criminal orchestrates an elaborate kidnapping.

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Genre: Drama, Mystery
Journey to the Seventh Planet

Journey to the Seventh Planet

Journey to the Seventh Planet
IMDb: 4.8
77 min

A space expedition to Uranus is menaced by a giant brain that can make illusions come true.

Knife in the Water

Knife in the Water

Knife in the Water
IMDb: 7.5
94 min

On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization.

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The Brain That Wouldn’t Die

The Brain That Wouldn’t Die

The Brain That Wouldn’t Die
IMDb: 4.5
82 min

Dr. Bill Cortner and his fiancée, Jan Compton, are driving to his lab when they get into a horrible car accident. Compton is decapitated. But Cortner is not fazed by this seemingly insurmountable hurdle. His expertise is in transplants, and he is excited to perform the first head transplant. Keeping Compton\'s head alive in his lab, Cortner plans the groundbreaking yet unorthodox surgery. First, however, he needs a body.

Cash on Demand

Cash on Demand

Cash on Demand
IMDb: 7.4
80 min

A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal 97,000 pounds.

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Jules and Jim

Jules and Jim

Jules and Jim
IMDb: 7.8
105 min

In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the story of three people in love, a love which does not affect their friendship, and about how their relationship evolves with the years.

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La Jetée

La Jetée

La Jetée
IMDb: 8.3
28

Time travel, still images, a past, present and future and the aftermath of World War III. The tale of a man, a slave, sent back and forth, in and out of time, to find a solution to the world’s fate. To replenish its decreasing stocks of food, medicine and energies, and in doing so, resulting in a perpetual memory of a lone female, life, death and past events that are recreated on an airport’s viewing pier.

Sanjuro

Sanjuro

Sanjuro
IMDb: 8.1
96 min

Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa\'s tightly paced, beautifully composed \"Sanjuro.\" In this companion piece and sequel to \"Yojimbo,\" jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic group of young warriors weed out their clan\'s evil influences, and in the process turns their image of a proper samurai on its ear.

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Follow That Dream

Follow That Dream

Follow That Dream
IMDb: 6.6
109 min

When the Kwimper family car runs out of gas on a new Florida highway and an officous state supervisor tries to run them off, Pop Kwimper digs in his heels and decides to do a little homesteading. He and his son Toby and their \"adopted\" children - Holly, Ariadne and the twins - start their own little community along a strip of the roadside.

Five Weeks in a Balloon

Five Weeks in a Balloon

Five Weeks in a Balloon
IMDb: 5.8
101 min

Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.