1966

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 Women – directed by John Ford, starring Anne Bancroft, Flora Robson, Margaret Leighton, Mildred Dunnock, Anna Lee
  • Aakhri Khat (The Last Letter) – (India)
  • After the Fox, starring Peter Sellers and Victor Mature
  • Alfie – directed by Lewis Gilbert, starring Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin – (U.K.)
  • Alice in Wonderland – starring John Gielgud, Peter Cook, Peter Sellers – TV movie – (U.K.)
  • Alvarez Kelly – starring William Holden
  • An American Dream, starring Stuart Whitman, Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker
  • Amrapali, starring Vyjayanthimala and Sunil Dutt – (India)
  • Andrei Rublev, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky – (U.S.S.R.)
  • Any Wednesday – directed by Robert Ellis Miller, starring Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, & Dean Jones
  • The Appaloosa – directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring Marlon Brando
  • Arabesque – directed by Stanley Donen, starring Sophia Loren and Gregory Peck
  • L’armata Brancaleone (a.k.a. For Love and Gold), directed by Mario Monicelli, starring Vittorio Gassman and Gian Maria Volonté – (Italy)
  • Around the World Under the Sea, starring Lloyd Bridges
  • Assault on a Queen, starring Frank Sinatra, Virna Lisi, Anthony Franciosa
  • Au Hasard Balthazar (Chosen by Lot Balthazar), directed by Robert Bresson – (France/Sweden)
  • Aybolit-66 – (U.S.S.R.)
  • Bariera (Barrier), directed by Jerzy Skolimowski – (Poland)
  • Batman, starring Adam West, Burt Ward, Burgess Meredith, Cesar Romero, Lee Meriwether, Frank Gorshin
  • The Battle of Algiers, directed by Gillo Pontecorvo – Golden Lion winner – (Italy/Algeria)
  • Beregis Avtomobilya (Beware of the Automobile) – (U.S.S.R.)
  • The Bible: In the Beginning… – directed by John Huston, starring Stephen Boyd, Franco Nero, Ava Gardner, Richard Harris, Peter O’Toole
  • The Big Gundown (La resa dei conti), starring Lee Van Cleef – (Italy)
  • A Big Hand for the Little Lady, starring Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, Burgess Meredith, Kevin McCarthy
  • The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (Signore & Signori), directed by Pietro Germi – (Italy)
  • Birds Do It, starring Soupy Sales
  • Black Girl (La Noire de…), directed by Ousmane Sembène – (France/Senegal)
  • Blowup, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, starring David Hemmings and Vanessa Redgrave—winner of Palme d’Or, 1967 Cannes Film Festival – (Italy/U.K./U.S.)
  • The Blue Max, starring George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress – (U.K.)
  • Borom Sarret (The Wagoner) – (Senegal)
  • Born Free, starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers – (U.K.)
  • Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!, starring Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller, Elke Sommer
  • A Bullet for the General (El Chucho, quién sabe?), starring Gian Maria Volonté and Klaus Kinski – (Italy)
  • Cairo 30 (Al-Kahira 30) – (Egypt)
  • Carry On Screaming!, starring Harry H. Corbett and Kenneth Williams – (U.K.)
  • Chappaqua, featuring William S. Burroughs
  • The Chase – directed by Arthur Penn, starring Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Angie Dickinson, Robert Redford
  • Chelsea Girls, directed by Andy Warhol, starring Nico
  • Chimes at Midnight (a.k.a. Falstaff) – directed by and starring Orson Welles, with Jeanne Moreau, John Gielgud – (France/Spain/Switzerland)
  • Circus of Fear, starring Christopher Lee, Leo Genn, Klaus Kinski- (U.K.)
  • Closely Watched Trains (Ostře sledované vlaky, directed by Jiří Menzel – Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (1967) – (Czechoslovakia)
  • Come Drink with Me (Da zui xia) – (Hong Kong)
  • The Creatures – directed by Agnès Varda – aka Les Créatures – France/Sweden
  • Cul-de-sac – directed by Roman Polanski, starring Donald Pleasence and Françoise Dorléac – Golden Bear winner – (U.K.)
  • Curse of the Swamp Creature, starring John Agar, Francine York
  • Cyborg 2087, starring Michael Rennie and Wendell Corey
    Daimajin – (Japan)
  • Daisies (Sedmikrásky) – (Czechoslovakia)
  • Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D., starring Peter Cushing – (U.K.)
  • The Daydreamer, a Rankin-Bass and Embassy Pictures stop motion and live action film
  • Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round, starring James Coburn, Camilla Sparv, Robert Webber, Rose Marie
  • The Deadly Affair, directed by Sidney Lumet, starring James Mason – (U.K.)
  • Death of a Bureaucrat (La Muerte de un Burócrata) – (Cuba)
  • Destination Inner Space, starring Gary Merrill and Sheree North
  • Dimension 5, starring Jeffrey Hunter
  • Django, starring Franco Nero – (Italy/Spain)
  • Don’t Look Now, We’re Being Shot At (La grande vadrouille), starring Terry-Thomas and Bourvil – (France/U.K.)
  • Le deuxieme souffle (a.k.a. Second Breath) – directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, starring Lino Ventura – (France)
  • Dracula: Prince of Darkness, starring Christopher Lee – (U.K.)
  • Drop Dead Darling, starring Tony Curtis
  • Duel at Diablo, starring James Garner and Sidney Poitier
  • Dutchman, starring Al Freeman Jr. and Shirley Knight
  • El Dorado – directed by Howard Hawks, starring John Wayne, Robert Mitchum and James Caan
  • The Elusive Avengers (Neulovimye mstiteli) – (U.S.S.R.)
  • Eye of the Devil, directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Sharon Tate
  • The Face of Another (Tanin no kao) – (Japan)
  • Fahrenheit 451 – directed by François Truffaut, starring Julie Christie and Oskar Werner – (U.K.)
  • The Family Way, a Boulting brothers film, starring Hayley Mills and Hywel Bennett – (U.K.)
  • Fantastic Voyage, directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Stephen Boyd and Raquel Welch
  • The Fat Spy, starring Phyllis Diller, Jayne Mansfield, Brian Donlevy
  • Fighting Elegy (Kenka erejii), directed by Seijun Suzuki – (Japan)
  • A Fine Madness – directed by Irvin Kershner, starring Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg, Patrick O’Neal, & Clive Revill
  • Fireball 500, starring Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Fabian Forte
  • Follow Me, Boys! – directed by Norman Tokar, starring Fred MacMurray, Vera Miles, Kurt Russell
  • The Fortune Cookie (a.k.a. Meet Whiplash Willie) – directed by Billy Wilder, starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau
  • Frankie and Johnny, starring Elvis Presley and Donna Douglas
  • Funeral in Berlin – directed by Guy Hamilton, starring Michael Caine – (U.K.)
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – directed by Richard Lester, starring Zero Mostel, Jack Gilford, Phil Silvers, Michael Crawford – (U.S./U.K.)
  • Gambit – directed by Ronald Neame, starring Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine
  • The Game Is Over – directed by Roger Vadim, starring Jane Fonda, Michel Piccoli, & Peter McEnery – aka La Curée – France
  • Gamera vs. Barugon – (Japan)
  • Georgy Girl, directed by Silvio Narizzano, starring Lynn Redgrave, James Mason, Alan Bates – (U.K.)
  • The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, starring Deborah Walley, Tommy Kirk, Nancy Sinatra
  • The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, starring Don Knotts
  • The Glass Bottom Boat, starring Doris Day and Rod Taylor
  • Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (Gojira, Ebira, Mosura Nankai no Daikettō) – (Japan)
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef – (Italy)
  • Grand Prix – directed by John Frankenheimer, starring James Garner, Yves Montand, Toshiro Mifune, Eva Marie Saint, Jessica Walter
  • The Great St Trinian’s Train Robbery, starring Frankie Howerd and Dora Bryan – (U.K.)
  • The Group – directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Candice Bergen, Shirley Knight, Joan Hackett, Joanna Pettet, Jessica Walter
  • Gunpoint, starring Audie Murphy, Joan Staley, Warren Stevens
  • Harper, starring Paul Newman, Robert Wagner, Lauren Bacall, Pamela Tiffin, Julie Harris, Arthur Hill, Janet Leigh
  • Hawaii – directed by George Roy Hill, starring Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Richard Harris
  • The Hawks and the Sparrows (Uccellacci e uccellini), directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, starring Totò – (Italy)
  • The Hellbenders (I Crudeli), starring Joseph Cotten – (Italy)
  • Here Is Your Life (Här har du ditt liv) – (Sweden)
  • Hold On!, starring Peter Noone and Shelley Fabares
  • How to Steal a Million – directed by William Wyler, starring Audrey Hepburn and Peter O’Toole
  • Hunger (Sult) – (Denmark/Norway/Sweden)
  • The Hunt (La Caza), directed by Carlos Saura – (Spain)
  • Incompreso (Misunderstood), directed by Luigi Comencini – (Italy)
  • Is Paris Burning? (Paris brûle-t-il?), directed by René Clément, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Boyer, Leslie Caron – (France/United States)
  • Island of Terror, starring Peter Cushing, Edward Judd, Carole Gray
  • It Happened Here, starring Sebastian Shaw – (U.K.)
  • Johnny Reno, starring Jane Russell
  • Judith, starring Sophia Loren and Peter Finch – (Israel/U.K./U.S.)
  • Kaleidoscope, directed by Jack Smight, starring Warren Beatty – (U.K.)
  • Khartoum, directed by Basil Dearden, starring Charlton Heston and Laurence Olivier – (U.K.)
  • Kill, Baby, Kill, directed by Mario Bava- (Italy)
  • King of Hearts (Le Roi de Cœur), directed by Philippe de Broca, starring Alan Bates – (France)
  • Kriminal – (Italy/Spain)
  • Let’s Kill Uncle – directed by William Castle
  • Lord Love a Duck, starring Roddy McDowall and Tuesday Weld
  • Lost Command, directed by Mark Robson, starring Anthony Quinn, George Segal, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale
  • Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N., starring Dick Van Dyke and Nancy Kwan
  • Madame X, starring Lana Turner
  • Made in Paris – directed by Boris Sagal, starring Ann-Margret, Louis Jourdan, Chad Everett, Edie Adams
  • Made in U.S.A. – directed by Jean-Luc Godard, starring Anna Karina and Jean-Pierre Léaud – (France)
  • Mademoiselle, directed by Tony Richardson, starring Jeanne Moreau – (France/U.K.)
  • Mamta, starring Ashok Kumar – (India)
  • A Man and a Woman, directed by Claude Lelouch, starring Anouk Aimée and Jean-Louis Trintignant — Palme d’Or winner – (France)
  • The Man Called Flintstone, directed by Joseph Barbera and William Hanna
  • A Man for All Seasons – directed by Fred Zinnemann, starring Paul Scofield, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, John Hurt – winner of 6 Academy Awards and 5 BAFTAs – (U.K.)
  • A Man Could Get Killed – directed by Ronald Neame & Cliff Owen, starring James Garner and Sandra Dee
  • Masculine-Feminine – directed by Jean-Luc Godard, starring Jean-Pierre Léaud – (France)
  • Mera Saaya (My Shadow), starring Sunil Dutt and Sadhana – (India)
  • Mission to Death
  • Mister Buddwing – directed by Delbert Mann, starring James Garner, Jean Simmons, Angela Lansbury, Suzanne Pleshette, Katharine Ross
  • Modesty Blaise, starring Monica Vitti and Terence Stamp – (U.K.)
  • Moment to Moment – directed by Mervyn LeRoy, starring Jean Seberg and Honor Blackman
    Morgan! (a.k.a. Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment), directed by Karel Reisz – (U.K.)
  • Munster, Go Home!, starring Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo, Al Lewis
  • Murderers’ Row – directed by Henry Levin, starring Dean Martin (as Matt Helm), with Karl Malden, Camilla Sparv, Ann-Margret
  • Navajo Joe – directed by Sergio Corbucci, starring Burt Reynolds – (Italy/Spain)
  • Nayak, directed by Satyajit Ray – (India)
  • Nevada Smith – directed by Henry Hathaway, starring Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Martin Landau, Suzanne Pleshette, Arthur Kennedy
  • Nobody Wanted to Die (Niekas nenorėjo mirti) – (U.S.S.R.)
  • Not with My Wife, You Don’t! – starring Tony Curtis, George C. Scott, Virna Lisi
  • The Nun – directed by Jacques Rivette, starring Anna Karina, Liselotte Pulver, Micheline Presle, & Francine Bergé – aka La Religieuse – France
  • Once Before I Die, starring Ursula Andress and John Derek
  • One Million Years B.C. – starring Raquel Welch – (U.K.)
  • Operazione San Gennaro (a.k.a. The Treasure of San Gennaro), starring Nino Manfredi and Senta Berger – (Italy)
  • The Oscar, starring Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Jill St. John, Tony Bennett
  • Our Man Flint – directed by Daniel Mann, starring James Coburn
  • Our Man in Marrakesh, a.k.a. Bang! Bang! You’re Dead!, starring Tony Randall
  • Paradise, Hawaiian Style, starring Elvis Presley
  • Penelope – directed by Arthur Hiller, starring Natalie Wood, Peter Falk, Dick Shawn, Jonathan Winters, Ian Bannen, Arlene Golonka
  • Le Père Noël a les yeux bleus (Father Christmas Has Blue Eyes), starring Jean-Pierre Léaud – (France)
  • Persona – directed by Ingmar Bergman, starring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann – (Sweden)
  • Pharaoh (Faraon) – (Poland)
  • Phool Aur Patthar, starring Dharmendra – (India)
  • Picture Mommy Dead – directed by Bert I. Gordon, starring Don Ameche and Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • The Plague of the Zombies, starring André Morell – (U.K.)
  • The Plainsman, starring Don Murray, Abby Dalton, Leslie Nielsen
  • The Poppy Is Also a Flower – directed by Terence Young, starring Senta Berger, Stephen Boyd, Rita Hayworth, Yul Brynner, Angie Dickinson
  • The Pornographers (a.k.a. Erogotoshitachi yori Jinruigaku nyumon), directed by Shōhei Imamura – (Japan)
  • The Priest and the Girl (O Padre e a Moça) – (Brazil)
  • The Professionals – directed by Richard Brooks, starring Lee Marvin, Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale
  • The Projected Man, starring Mary Peach, Bryant Haliday and Ronald Allen- (U.K.)
  • Queen of Blood – starring John Saxon, Basil Rathbone, Dennis Hopper
  • The Quiller Memorandum – directed by Michael Anderson, starring George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow, Senta Berger – (U.K./U.S.)
  • Rage, starring Glenn Ford and Stella Stevens
  • The Rare Breed – directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, starring James Stewart, Maureen O’Hara, Brian Keith, Juliet Mills
  • A Report on the Party and the Guests (O slavnosti a hostech), directed by Jan Němec – (Czechoslovakia)
  • The Reptile, starring Noel Willman, Ray Barrett, Jennifer Daniel- (U.K.)
  • Return of the Seven – directed by Burt Kennedy, starring Yul Brynner, Robert Fuller, Claude Akins, Warren Oates
  • Ride in the Whirlwind, directed by Monte Hellman, starring Jack Nicholson and Millie Perkins
  • Roman Candles – directed by John Waters – short
  • Rondo – (Yugoslavia)
  • Run, Appaloosa, Run, starring Rex Allen
  • The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming – directed by Norman Jewison, starring Alan Arkin, Jonathan Winters, Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint
  • The Sand Pebbles – directed by Robert Wise, starring Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen, Richard Crenna
  • The Sandwich Man, starring Michael Bentine and Dora Bryan – (U.K.)
  • Seconds, directed by John Frankenheimer, starring Rock Hudson
  • The She Beast, starring Barbara Steele, John Karlsen, Ian Ogilvy
    Shiroi Kyotō (The White Tower) – (Japan)
  • The Shooting – directed by Monte Hellman, starring Warren Oates, Jack Nicholson, Millie Perkins
  • Sri Krishna Pandaveeyam, directed by and starring N.T. Rama Rao – (India)
  • The Silencers, starring Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi, Cyd Charisse, Nancy Kovack
  • The Singing Nun – directed by Henry Koster, starring Debbie Reynolds and Greer Garson
  • Sound of Horror, starring James Philbrook, Arturo Fernandez, Soledad Miranda
  • Spinout, starring Elvis Presley
  • Stagecoach, starring Ann-Margret, Bing Crosby, Red Buttons, Alex Cord, Mike Connors, Stefanie Powers
  • Suraj, starring Vyjayanthimala and Rajendra Kumar – (India)
  • The Swinger, starring Ann-Margret, Tony Franciosa, Yvonne Romain
  • The Sword of Doom (Dai-bosatsu tōge) – starring Toshiro Mifune – (Japan)
  • Tarzan and the Valley of Gold, starring Mike Henry and Nancy Kovack
  • Teesri Kasam (Third Oath), starring Raj Kapoor – (India)
  • Texas Across the River, starring Dean Martin, Alain Delon, Rosemary Forsyth, Peter Graves, Joey Bishop
  • They’re a Weird Mob, directed by Powell and Pressburger – (Australia)
  • This Property Is Condemned, directed by Sydney Pollack, starring Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson, Kate Reid
  • Three on a Couch – directed by and starring Jerry Lewis, with Janet Leigh, Leslie Parrish, Mary Ann Mobley
  • Thunderbirds Are Go, produced by Gerry Anderson and Sylvia Anderson, voices of Peter Dyneley, Shane Rimmer, Matt Zimmerman, David Graham, Christine Finn,
  • Sylvia Anderson, Jeremy Wilkin, Ray Barrett
  • Tokyo Drifter (Tōkyō nagaremono), directed by Seijun Suzuki – (Japan)
  • Torn Curtain – directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Paul Newman and Julie Andrews
  • Trace of Stones (Spur der Steine) – (East Germany)
  • The Trap, starring Rita Tushingham and Oliver Reed – (U.K./Canada)
  • Triple Cross, starring Christopher Plummer, Claudine Auger, Gert Fröbe – (U.K./France)
  • The Trouble with Angels, directed by Ida Lupino, starring Rosalind Russell and Hayley Mills
  • Trunk to Cairo, directed by Menahem Golan, starring Audie Murphy – (Israel)
  • The Ugly Dachshund – directed by Norman Tokar, starring Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Charles Ruggles
  • Ukamau (And So it Is) – (Bolivia)
  • Waco, starring Jane Russell and Howard Keel
  • Walk, Don’t Run – directed by Charles Water, starring Cary Grant (in his final film), Samantha Eggar, Jim Hutton
  • The War Is Over (La Guerre est Finie), directed by Alain Resnais, starring Yves Montand and Ingrid Thulin – (France)
  • The War of the Gargantuas (Furankenshutain no Kaijū: Sanda tai Gaira) – directed by Ishiro Honda- (Japan)
  • Way…Way Out – directed by Gordon Douglas, starring Jerry Lewis and Connie Stevens
  • What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? – directed by Blake Edwards, starring James Coburn and Dick Shawn
  • Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (Qui êtes vous, Polly Maggoo?) – (France)
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – directed by Mike Nichols, starring Elizabeth Taylor, (Best Actress Oscar), Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis
  • The Wild Angels – directed by Roger Corman, starring Peter Fonda and Nancy Sinatra
  • Wings, directed by Larisa Shepitko – (U.S.S.R.)
  • Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (animated short)
  • The Witches, starring Joan Fontaine
  • The Wrong Box – starring John Mills, Michael Caine, Peter Cook, Nanette Newman – (U.K.)
  • Yesterday Girl, directed by Alexander Kluge – (West Germany)
  • Young Törless (Der junge Törless), directed by Volker Schlöndorff – (West Germany)
  • You’re a Big Boy Now – directed by Francis Ford Coppola, starring Peter Kastner, Elizabeth Hartman, Karen Black, Julie Harris