1964

Film Decades: 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969

Each review will be linked to the title below.

(*seen originally in theaters)

(**seen rereleased in theaters)

  • 7 Faces of Dr. Lao, starring Tony Randall, Barbara Eden, Arthur O’Connell, with special effects by George Pal
  • The 7th Dawn – directed by Lewis Gilbert, starring William Holden & Susannah York
  • 633 Squadron, starring Cliff Robertson, George Chakiris, Maria Perschy – (U.K.)
  • Adobe and Mirror – directed by Ebrahim Golestan, starring Mohammad Ali Keshavarz, Jamshid Mashayekhi, Pari Saberi (Iran)
  • Advance to the Rear – directed by George Marshall, starring Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, Melvyn Douglas
  • Ali Baba and the Seven Saracens
  • The Alive and the Dead (Zhivye i myortvye) – (U.S.S.R.)
  • The Americanization of Emily, directed by Arthur Hiller, starring James Garner, Julie Andrews, James Coburn, Melvyn Douglas
  • The Ape Woman (La donna scimmia), starring Ugo Tognazzi and Annie Girardot – (Italy/France)
  • Assassination (Ansatu) – (Japan)
  • At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul (À Meia-Noite Levarei Sua Alma) – (Brazil)
  • Atentát – (Czechoslovakia)
  • A Trip to the Moon
  • Ayee Milan Ki Bela – (India)
  • Band of Outsiders – directed by Jean-Luc Godard – (France)
  • The Bargee, starring Harry H. Corbett and Eric Sykes – (U.K.)
  • The Beauty Jungle, starring Ian Hendry – (U.K.)
  • Becket, directed by Peter Glenville, starring Peter O’Toole and Richard Burton – (U.K./U.S.)
  • Bedtime Story – starring Marlon Brando, David Niven, Shirley Jones
  • Before the Revolution (Prima della rivoluzione), directed by Bernardo Bertolucci – (Italy)
  • Behold a Pale Horse, directed by Fred Zinnemann, starring Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif
  • The Best Man – directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, starring Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Ann Sothern, Shelley Berman, Lee Tracy
  • Bikini Beach, starring Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Martha Hyer, Don Rickles
  • Black God, White Devil (Deus e o Diabo na terra do sol) – (Brazil)
  • Black Like Me, starring James Whitmore and Roscoe Lee Browne
  • Black Peter – directed by Miloš Forman – Czechoslovakia
  • Blood and Black Lace, directed by Mario Bava – (Italy)
  • The Brass Bottle, starring Tony Randall, Burl Ives, Barbara Eden
  • Bullet for a Badman, starring Audie Murphy, Darren McGavin and Ruta Lee
  • A Carol for Another Christmas, starring Peter Sellers and Britt Ekland
  • The Carpetbaggers, starring George Peppard, Carroll Baker, Elizabeth Ashley, Martha Hyer, Bob Cummings, & Alan Ladd
  • Carry On Cleo, starring Sid James and Amanda Barrie – (U.K.)
  • Carry On Spying, starring Kenneth Williams and Barbara Windsor – (U.K.)
  • The Chairman (Predsedatel) – (U.S.S.R.)
  • The Chalk Garden – starring Deborah Kerr & Hayley Mills – (U.K.)
  • Charulata, directed by Satyajit Ray – (India)
  • Cheyenne Autumn – directed by John Ford, starring Carroll Baker, Richard Widmark, Edward G. Robinson, Karl Malden, James Stewart, & Arthur Kennedy
  • Circle of Love – directed by Roger Vadim, starring Jane Fonda, Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Brialy, & Maurice Ronet – aka La ronde – France
  • Circus World – directed by Henry Hathaway, starring John Wayne, Claudia Cardinale, Rita Hayworth
  • The Comedy Man, starring Kenneth More and Cecil Parker – (U.K.)
  • The Comedy of Terrors – directed by Jacques Tourneur, starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone
  • Crack in the World, starring Dana Andrews, Kieron Moore, Janette Scott
  • Crooks in Cloisters, starring Ronald Fraser and Barbara Windsor – (U.K.)
  • Dark Purpose, starring Shirley Jones
  • Dead Ringer, starring Bette Davis, Peter Lawford
  • Dear Heart, directed by Delbert Mann, starring Geraldine Page, Glenn Ford, Angela Lansbury
  • The Devil-Ship Pirates, starring Christopher Lee and Andrew Keir
  • Diamonds of the Night (Démanty noci), directed by Jan Němec – (Czechoslovakia)
  • Diary of a Chambermaid (Le journal d’une femme de chambre), directed by Luis Buñuel, starring Jeanne Moreau and Michel Piccoli – (France)
  • The Disorderly Orderly, directed by Frank Tashlin, starring Jerry Lewis and Susan Oliver
  • Dog Eat Dog – starring Jayne Mansfield – aka When Strangers Meet
  • Dogora (a.k.a. Uchū Daikaijū Dogora), directed by Ishirō Honda – (Japan)
  • Dosti (Friendship) – (India)
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb** – directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, James Earl Jones – (U.K.)
  • Dry Summer (Susuz Yaz) – (Turkey)
  • The Earth Dies Screaming, starring Willard Parker, Virginia Field, Dennis Price- (U.K.)
  • East of Sudan, starring Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms and Jenny Agutter – (U.K.)
  • Empire, directed by Andy Warhol
  • Ensign Pulver, a sequel to Mister Roberts, starring Robert Walker Jr., Burl Ives, Walter Matthau, Larry Hagman, Jack Nicholson
  • The Evil of Frankenstein, starring Peter Cushing – (U.K.)
  • El extraño viaje (The Strange Voyage) – (Spain)
  • The Eyes of Annie Jones, starring Richard Conte and Francesca Annis – (U.K.)
  • Face of the Screaming Werewolf, starring Lon Chaney – (Mexico/United States)
  • Fail-Safe – directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Dan O’Herlihy, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Edward Binns, Henry Fonda
  • The Fall of the Roman Empire – directed by Anthony Mann, starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, Christopher Plummer, James Mason
  • Fantômas – starring Jean Marais – (France)
  • Fate Is the Hunter, starring Glenn Ford, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette
  • Father Goose – directed by Ralph Nelson, starring Cary Grant, Leslie Caron & Trevor Howard
  • The Fifth Horseman Is Fear (A Paty Jezdec je Strach), directed by Zbyněk Brynych – (Czechoslovakia)
  • First Men in the Moon, starring Edward Judd and Lionel Jeffries, with special effects by Ray Harryhausen – (U.K.)
  • A Fistful of Dollars – directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood – (Italy)
  • The Flesh Eaters, starring Martin Kosleck
  • Flight from Ashiya – directed by Michael Anderson, starring Yul Brynner & Richard Widmark
  • Flipper’s New Adventure, starring Luke Halpin and Pamela Franklin
  • The Flower and the Angry Waves (Hana to dotō), directed by Seijun Suzuki – (Japan)
  • For Those Who Think Young, starring Pamela Tiffin, James Darren, Ellen Burstyn, Nancy Sinatra, Tina Louise, Bob Denver
  • Forest of the Hanged (Pădurea spânzuraţilor) – (Romania)
  • Gate of Flesh (Nikutai no mon), directed by Seijun Suzuki – (Japan)
  • Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez (The Policeman of Saint-Tropez) – (France)
  • Gertrud, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer – (Denmark)
  • Get Yourself a College Girl, starring Mary Ann Mobley and Nancy Sinatra
  • Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (San Daikaijū: Chikyū Saidai no Kessen) – (Japan)
  • Girl with Green Eyes, starring Peter Finch and Rita Tushingham – (U.K.)
  • A Global Affair, starring Bob Hope
  • Goldfinger – directed by Guy Hamilton, starring Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Shirley Eaton, Gert Fröbe – (U.K.)
  • Goodbye Charlie – directed by Vincente Minnelli, starring Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis, Walter Matthau, Pat Boone
  • Good Neighbor Sam – directed by David Swift, starring Jack Lemmon & Romy Schneider
  • The Gorgon, starring Peter Cushing, Barbara Shelley, Christopher Lee- (U.K.)
  • The Gospel According to St. Matthew (Il Vangelo secondo Matteo), directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini – (Italy)
  • Greed in the Sun (Cent mille dollars au soleil), starring Jean-Paul Belmondo – (France)
  • The Guns (Os Fuzis) – (Brazil/Argentina)
  • Guns at Batasi, starring Richard Attenborough and Jack Hawkins – (U.K.)
  • Hamlet (a.k.a. Richard Burton’s Hamlet)
    Hamlet – (U.S.S.R.)
  • Haqeeqat (Reality) – (India)
  • A Hard Day’s Night – directed by Richard Lester, starring The Beatles – (U.K.)
  • Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear!, a Hanna-Barbera feature production
  • Hide and Seek, starring Ian Carmichael and Curd Jürgens – (U.K.)
  • Honeymoon Hotel, starring Robert Morse and Robert Goulet
  • Hot Enough for June, starring Dirk Bogarde and Sylva Koscina – (U.K.)
  • A House Is Not a Home, starring Shelley Winters and Robert Taylor
  • Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte – directed by Robert Aldrich, starring Bette Davis & Olivia de Havilland
  • I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba) – (Cuba/U.S.S.R.)
  • I’d Rather Be Rich, starring Sandra Dee, Robert Goulet, Andy Williams
  • The Incredible Mr. Limpet, starring Don Knotts, Jack Weston, Andrew Duggan
  • Intentions of Murder (Akai satsui), directed by Shōhei Imamura – (Japan)
  • Invitation to a Gunfighter – starring Yul Brynner, George Segal, Janice Rule
  • Joy House – directed by René Clément, starring Alain Delon & Jane Fonda – (France)
  • The Killers – directed by Don Siegel, starring Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, & Ronald Reagan
  • King & Country, directed by Joseph Losey, starring Dirk Bogarde and Tom Courtenay – (U.K.)
  • Kiss Me Quick!, starring Althea Currier
  • Kiss Me, Stupid – directed by Billy Wilder, starring Dean Martin & Kim Novak
  • Kisses for My President, starring Polly Bergen and Fred MacMurray
  • Kissin’ Cousins – starring Elvis Presley & Yvonne Craig
  • Kitten with a Whip, starring Ann-Margret and John Forsythe
  • Kwaidan, directed by Masaki Kobayashi – (Japan)
  • Lady General Hua Mu-lan (a.k.a. Hua Mu Lan) – (Hong Kong)
  • Lady in a Cage – directed by Walter Grauman, starring Olivia de Havilland & James Caan
  • The Last Man on Earth – starring Vincent Price – United States/Italy
  • The Last Steps – starring Michèle Morgan & Jean-Louis Trintignant – France
  • Leader, starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala – (India)
  • The Leather Boys, directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring Rita Tushingham – (U.K.)
  • Lemonade Joe (Limonádový Joe aneb Koňská opera) – (Czechoslovakia)
  • Lilith – directed by Robert Rossen, starring Warren Beatty, Jean Seberg, Peter Fonda, Kim Hunter, Anne Meacham, Jessica Walter, Gene Hackman, & James Patterson
  • The Lively Set, starring James Darren, Pamela Tiffin and Doug McClure
  • The Lonely Wife (Charulata), directed by Satyajit Ray – (India)
  • Looking for Love, starring Connie Francis
  • The Luck of Ginger Coffey – directed by Irvin Kershner, starring Robert Shaw & Mary Ure
    Madu Tiga (Three Wives), starring P. Ramlee – (Malaysia)
  • Mail Order Bride, directed by Burt Kennedy, starring Buddy Ebsen and Lois Nettleton
  • Man in the Middle, starring Robert Mitchum
  • Man’s Favorite Sport? – directed by Howard Hawks, starring Rock Hudson & Paula Prentiss
  • Marnie – directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Tippi Hedren & Sean Connery
  • Marriage Italian Style – directed by Vittorio De Sica, starring Sophia Loren & Marcello Mastroianni – Italy
  • A Married Woman – directed by Jean-Luc Godard – France
  • Mary Poppins – starring Julie Andrews & Dick Van Dyke
  • The Masque of the Red Death – directed by Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price, Hazel Court, & Jane Asher – (U.K.)
  • Men and Women (Noite Vazia) – (Brazil)
  • The Misadventures of Merlin Jones – directed by Robert Stevenson, starring Annette Funicello & Tommy Kirk
  • The Moon-Spinners – directed by James Nielsen, starring Hayley Mills, Eli Wallach, Peter McEnery, Joan Greenwood, Irene Papas, & Pola Negri
  • Mothra vs. Godzilla (Godzilla vs. The Thing), directed by Ishirō Honda – (Japan)
  • Murder Ahoy!, starring Margaret Rutherford and Lionel Jeffries
  • Murder Most Foul, starring Margaret Rutherford and Ron Moody
  • My Fair Lady – directed by George Cukor, starring Audrey Hepburn & Rex Harrison
  • My Friend Lefterakis (O filos mou o Lefterakis) – (Greece)
  • The Naked Kiss – directed by Samuel Fuller, starring Constance Towers
  • The New Interns, starring Dean Jones, Michael Callan, Stefanie Powers, Barbara Eden
  • The Night of the Iguana – directed by John Huston, starring Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon
  • The Night Walker – directed by William Castle, starring Barbara Stanwyck & Robert Taylor
  • Nobody Waved Good-bye – (Canada)
  • Nothing But a Man, starring Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Yaphet Kotto
  • Nothing But the Best, starring Alan Bates and Millicent Martin – (U.K.)
  • Of Human Bondage, starring Kim Novak, Laurence Harvey, Siobhán McKenna – (U.K.)
  • One Potato, Two Potato, starring Barbara Barrie, Bernie Hamilton and Richard Mulligan
  • Onibaba (Demon Woman), directed by Kaneto Shindo – (Japan)
  • The Outrage – directed by Martin Ritt, starring Paul Newman, Laurence Harvey, Claire Bloom, Edward G. Robinson, William Shatner
  • Pajama Party – directed by Don Weis, starring Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk, Elsa Lanchester, Jesse White, Harvey Lembeck, Buster Keaton, Don Rickles
  • Pale Flower (Kawaita hana) – (Japan)
  • Panic Button, starring Jayne Mansfield and Maurice Chevalier
  • Paris When It Sizzles – directed by Richard Quine, starring William Holden and Audrey Hepburn with cameos by Tony Curtis & Marlene Dietrich
  • The Patsy – directed by and starring Jerry Lewis, with Ina Balin, Everett Sloane, Phil Harris, Keenan Wynn, John Carradine, Peter Lorre
  • The Pawnbroker – directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Brock Peters
  • The Pleasure Seekers, starring Pamela Tiffin, Carol Lynley, Brian Keith, Tony Franciosa, Ann-Margret
  • Psyche 59 – directed by Alexander Singer, starring Patricia Neal, Curd Jürgens, Samantha Eggar, Ian Bannen, Beatrix Lehmann, & Elspeth March
  • The Pumpkin Eater – starring Anne Bancroft & Peter Finch – (U.K.)
  • Quick, Before It Melts, starring George Maharis, Robert Morse, Anjanette Comer, Yvonne Craig
  • Rattle of a Simple Man directed by Muriel Box, starring Diane Cilento and Harry H. Corbett – (U.K.)
  • The Ravishing Idiot (Une ravissante idiote), starring Brigitte Bardot and Anthony Perkins – (France)
  • Red Desert (Il deserto rosso), directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, starring Monica Vitti and Richard Harris – (Italy)
  • Rhino!, starring Robert Culp
  • Ride the Wild Surf, starring Tab Hunter, Fabian Forte, Shelley Fabares and Barbara Eden
  • Ring of Spies, starring Bernard Lee – (U.K.)
  • Rio Conchos, starring Stuart Whitman, Tony Franciosa, Richard Boone, Wende Wagner
  • Robin and the 7 Hoods – directed by Gordon Douglas, starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Bing Crosby, Barbara Rush, Peter Falk, Victor Buono, Edward G. Robinson (uncredited)
  • Robinson Crusoe on Mars, directed by Byron Haskin, starring Paul Mantee, Vic Lundin and Adam West
  • Roustabout – starring Elvis Presley & Barbara Stanwyck
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – (TV film) from Rankin/Bass Productions
  • Sallah Shabati, starring Chaim Topol – (Israel)
  • Sangam, starring Vyjayanthimala, Raj Kapoor, Rajendra Kumar – (India)
  • Séance on a Wet Afternoon, starring Kim Stanley and Richard Attenborough – (U.K.)
  • The Secret Invasion, starring Stewart Granger and Mickey Rooney
  • Seduced and Abandoned (Sedotta e abbandonata), starring Stefania Sandrelli – (Italy)
  • Send Me No Flowers – directed by Norman Jewison, starring Doris Day & Rock Hudson
  • Seven Days in May, directed by John Frankenheimer, written by Rod Serling, starring Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Fredric March, Martin Balsam, John Houseman
  • Seven Up! – documentary – (U.K.)
  • Sex and the Single Girl – directed by Richard Quine, starring Natalie Wood, Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, Lauren Bacall
  • Shehar Aur Sapna (The City and the Dream) – (India)
  • A Shot in the Dark, – directed by Blake Edwards, starring Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders, Burt Kwouk, Herbert Lom
  • Sleep, by Andy Warhol
  • Smokescreen, starring Yvonne Romain
  • Teen-Age Strangler
  • The Soft Skin (La Peau Douce), directed by François Truffaut, starring Françoise Dorléac – (France)
  • Strait-Jacket – directed by William Castle, starring Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, Leif Erickson, George Kennedy, Lee Majors
  • The System, starring Oliver Reed
  • That Man from Rio (L’Homme de Rio), starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Françoise Dorléac – (France)
  • The Thin Red Line, starring Keir Dullea and Jack Warden
  • The Three Lives of Thomasina, starring Patrick McGoohan, Susan Hampshire, Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber – (UK/US)
  • The Third Secret, starring Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Diane Cilento – (U.K.)
  • Three Outlaw Samurai (Sanbiki no samurai) – (Japan)
  • La Tía Tula (Aunt Tula) – (Spain)
  • A Tiger Walks – directed by Norman Tokar, starring Brian Keith, Vera Miles, Pamela Franklin
  • Time of Indifference (Gli indifferenti), starring Claudia Cardinale, Rod Steiger, Shelley Winters – (Italy)
  • The Time Travelers, starring Preston Foster and Merry Anders
  • Tintin and the Blue Oranges
  • The Tomb of Ligeia, directed by Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price & Elizabeth Shepherd
  • Topkapi – directed by Jules Dassin, starring Melina Mercouri, Maximilian Schell, Peter Ustinov, Robert Morley, Akim Tamiroff
  • The Train, directed by John Frankenheimer, starring Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau – (U.S./France/Italy)
  • Troubled Waters (a.k.a. Man with Two Faces), starring Tab Hunter
  • Two Stage Sisters (Wŭtái Jiěmèi) – (China)
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) – directed by Jacques Demy, starring Catherine Deneuve and Nino Castelnuovo – winner of Palme d’Or – (France)
  • The Unsinkable Molly Brown – directed by Charles Walters, starring Debbie Reynolds, Harve Presnell, Ed Begley
  • The Unvanquished (L’insoumis), starring Alain Delon – (France)
  • The Visit, directed by Bernhard Wicki – (West Germany/U.S./France/Italy)
  • Viva Las Vegas – directed by George Sidney, starring Elvis Presley & Ann-Margret
  • Weekend at Dunkirk (Week-end à Zuydcoote), directed by Henri Verneuil – (Italy/France)
  • Welcome, or No Trespassing (Dobro pozhalovat, ili Postoronnim vkhod vospreshchyon), starring Yevgeniy Yevstigneyev – (U.S.S.R.)
  • What a Way to Go! – directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring Shirley MacLaine, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, Dean Martin, Gene Kelly, Bob Cummings, Dick Van Dyke
  • Where Love Has Gone – directed by Edward Dmytryk, starring Bette Davis, Susan Hayward, Mike Connors, DeForest Kelley
  • Whirlwind (Shikonmado – Dai tatsumaki), directed by Hiroshi Inagaki – (Japan)
  • Wild West Story starring Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt, Lena Granhagen and Gerald Mohr
  • Witchcraft – starring Lon Chaney Jr. & Jack Hedley – (U.K.)
  • Woh Kaun Thi? (Who Was She?) – (India)
  • The Woman in the Dunes (Suna no onna) – (Japan)
  • Woman of Straw – directed by Basil Dearden, starring Gina Lollobrigida & Sean Connery – (U.K.)
  • Wonderful Life, starring Cliff Richard and The Shadows aka Swingers’ Paradise – UK
  • The World of Henry Orient – directed by George Roy Hill, starring Peter Sellers, Paula Prentiss, Angela Lansbury, Tom Bosley
  • The Yellow Rolls-Royce – directed by Anthony Asquith, starring Ingrid Bergman, Alain Delon, Rex Harrison, Shirley MacLaine, Jeanne Moreau, George C. Scott, Art Carney, Omar Sharif – (U.K.)
  • Youngblood Hawke – directed by Delmar Daves, starring James Franciscus, Suzanne Pleshette, Eva Gabor, Mary Astor
  • Your Cheatin’ Heart, a biopic of Hank Williams, starring George Hamilton
  • Zhavoronok – (U.S.S.R.)
  • Zindagi, starring Vyjayanthimala, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar, Prithviraj Kapoor -(India)
  • Zorba the Greek, directed by Michael Cacoyannis, starring Anthony Quinn and Alan Bates – (Greece/U.K.)
  • Zulu – directed by Cy Endfield, starring Stanley Baker, Michael Caine, Jack Hawkins – (U.K.)