Best Crime Movies of 1965

1.

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. They become house guests of the old man and try and seduce the sons in an attempt to locate the money, not realizing that the old man has a few sinister intentions of his own.

Starring: Tura Satana, Haji, Lori Williams, Sue Bernard, Stuart Lancaster, Paul Trinka, Dennis Busch, Ray Barlow, John Furlong, Michael Finn ..
Directed by: Russ Meyer
Release date: 1965-08-06
2.

Once a Thief

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Ex-convict Eddie and his wife, Kristine, attempt to build a new life for themselves and their daughter Kathy in San Francisco, but police officer Mike Vido is determined to send Eddie back to prison.

Starring: Alain Delon, Ann-Margret, Van Heflin, Jack Palance, John Davis Chandler, Jeff Corey, Steve Mitchell, Tammy Locke, Tony Musante, Zekial Marko ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1965-04-24
3.

That Darn Cat!

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A young woman suspects foul play when her cat comes home wearing a wrist watch. Convincing the FBI, though, and catching the bad guys is tougher than she imagined.

Starring: Hayley Mills, Dean Jones, Dorothy Provine, Roddy McDowall, Frank Gorshin, Neville Brand, Elsa Lanchester, William Demarest, Richard Eastham, Grayson Hall ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1965-12-02
4.

Ten Little Indians

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a remote mountain mansion.When the host doesn't show up, the guests start dying, one by one, in uniquely macabre Agatha Christie-style.It is based on Christie's best-selling novel with 100 million sales to date, making it the world's best-selling mystery ever, and one of the most-printed books of all time.

Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Shirley Eaton, Fabian, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Dennis Price, Leo Genn, Stanley Holloway, Daliah Lavi, Mario Adorf, Marianne Hoppe ..
Directed by: George Pollock
Release date: 1965-05-11
5.

The Face of Fu Manchu

3.5
5.9/10 IMDB

Grisly strangulations in London alert Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard to the possibility that fiendish Fu Manchu may not after all be dead, even though Smith witnessed his execution. A killer spray made from Tibetan berries seems to be involved and clues keep leading back to the Thames.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Karin Dor, Joachim Fuchsberger, James Robertson Justice, Nigel Green, Howard Marion-Crawford, Tsai Chin, Walter Rilla ..
Directed by: Don Sharp
Release date: 1965-08-06
6.

A Study in Terror

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

When Watson reads from the newspaper there have been two similar murders near Whitechapel in a few days, Sherlock Holmes' sharp deductive is immediately stimulated to start its merciless method of elimination after observation of every apparently meaningless detail. He guesses right the victims must be street whores, and doesn't need long to work his way trough a pawn shop, an aristocratic family's stately home, a hospital and of course the potential suspects and (even unknowing) witnesses who are the cast of the gradually unraveled story of the murderer and his motive.

Starring: John Neville, Barbara Windsor, Judi Dench, Barry Jones, Robert Morley, Edina Ronay, Donald Houston, John Fraser, Anthony Quayle, Adrienne Corri ..
Directed by: James Hill
Release date: 1965-10-01
7.

The Satan Bug

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

The Satan Bug (1965) is a science fiction film in which a US government germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the germs has been released and killed several scientists. The big fear is that a more virulent strain, named The Satan Bug because all life can be killed off by it should it escape, may have been stolen.

Starring: George Maharis, Anne Francis, Dana Andrews, Richard Basehart, Ed Asner, Frank Sutton, Richard Bull, John Larkin, Simon Oakland, John Clarke ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1965-03-26
8.

Mickey One

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A former comic is on the run from the mob.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Alexandra Stewart, Hurd Hatfield, Franchot Tone, Teddy Hart, Jeff Corey, Kamatari Fujiwara ..
Directed by: Arthur Penn
Release date: 1965-09-27
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9.

Motor Psycho

3.3
6.0/10 IMDB

Three bad boy motorcyclists get kicks raping other people's women and generally being a nuisance. When they rape a veterinarian's wife, he takes exception and pursues them, teaming up with a Cajun woman whose husband they killed. The leader of the gang, a Vietnam Vet, begins showing signs of being a few slices short of a loaf.

Starring: Steve Masters, Joseph Cellini, Arshalouis Aivazian, Richard S. Brummer, George Costello, Coleman Francis, Haji, Sharon Lee, Russ Meyer, Steve Oliver ..
Directed by: Russ Meyer
Release date: 1965-08-01
10.

The Alphabet Murders

3.1
5.4/10 IMDB

The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.

Starring: Tony Randall, Anita Ekberg, Robert Morley, Maurice Denham, Sheila Allen, Drewe Henley, Clive Morton, Austin Trevor, Guy Rolfe, James Villiers ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1965-12-26

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