Best Drama Movies of 1963


Johnny Shiloh

8.1/10 IMDB

Johnny Shiloh is a 1963 made for TV film that originally aired in two parts on the Wonderful World of Disney in Color. It was released in other countries theatrically as one film and is on DVD as one film. Johnny Shiloh is the true story about Johnny Clem, the ten year old drummer boy who became a union officer in the Civil War.

Starring: Kevin Corcoran, Darryl Hickman, Brian Keith, Skip Homeier, Hayden Rorke, Regis Toomey, Buck Taylor, Edward Platt ..
Directed by: James Neilson
Release date: 1963-01-20
Best Drama Movies of 1963 : The World Ten Times Over

The World Ten Times Over

6.4/10 IMDB

Early 1960s realist drama following a day in the lives of two London flatmates. Sylvia Syms and June Ritchie star as Billa and Ginnie, two singletons sharing a London flat who both work as night club hostesses in the same Soho club. Tensions arise when Ginnie becomes romantically entangled with rich married businessman Bob Shelbourne (Edward Judd), causing Billa to become jealous of their relationship.

Starring: Sylvia Syms, Edward Judd, June Ritchie, William Hartnell, Sarah Lawson, Francis de Wolff ..
Directed by: Wolf Rilla
Release date: 1963-10-31
Best Drama Movies of 1963 : Cornet at Night

Cornet at Night

7.3/10 IMDB

Based on a short story by Sinclair Ross, this short film recalls rural life on the Prairies in the 1930s. In the film a farmer's young son, sent to town to hire a man for the harvest, readily accepts when an itinerant trumpet player, down on his luck, begs a chance. He is hardly the kind of man the boy's father had in mind, but that night his trumpet speaks from the shadows and everyone pauses to listen.

Directed by: Stanley Jackson
Release date: 1963-01-01
Best Drama Movies of 1963 : Vienos dienos kronika

Vienos dienos kronika

7.4/10 IMDB

An academic heads to Leningrad to attend the funeral of an old friend.

Starring: Donatas Banionis, Algimantas Masiulis, Bronius Babkauskas, Elvyra ┼Żebertavi?i?t?, Ivan Dmitriev, Regimantas Adomaitis, Henrikas Paulauskas ..
Directed by: Vytautas ┼Żalakevi?ius
Release date: 1963-12-29
Best Drama Movies of 1963 : Bitter Harvest

Bitter Harvest

6.1/10 IMDB

A pretty young woman will do anything to escape her deadly dull existence in the backlots of Wales. But when she reaches the bright lights of London is the price too high?

Starring: Janet Munro, John Stride, Thora Hird, Alan Badel, Vanda Godsell, Norman Bird, Barbara Ferris, Allan Cuthbertson, Terence Alexander, Colin Gordon ..
Directed by: Peter Graham Scott
Release date: 1963-03-08
Best Drama Movies of 1963 : In the French Style

In the French Style

6.7/10 IMDB

A young American art student must decide whether to stay in Paris with her boyfriend or go back to the U.S. when her wealthy father arrives to bring her back.

Starring: Jean Seberg, Stanley Baker, Philippe Forquet, Addison Powell, Jack Hedley, Maurice Teynac, James Leo Herlihy, Ann Lewis, Jacques Charon, Claudine Auger ..
Directed by: Robert Parrish
Release date: 1963-09-18
Best Drama Movies of 1963 : The Stripper

The Stripper

6.8/10 IMDB

An aging former movie starlet (Joanne Woodward) whose Hollywood career went nowhere, now reduced to dancing with a third-rate touring show, finds herself stranded in a small town where she's courted by an infatuated and naive local teenager (Richard Beymer). Director Franklin J. Schaffner's 1963 drama was adapted from William Inge's play "A Loss Of Roses".

Starring: Joanne Woodward, Richard Beymer, Claire Trevor, Carol Lynley, Gypsy Rose Lee, Robert Webber, Michael J. Pollard, Louis Nye ..
Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
Release date: 1963-06-19
Best Drama Movies of 1963 : Diamond Head

Diamond Head

6.1/10 IMDB

Rich Hawaiian pineapple grower and US Senatorial candidate Richard Howland tries to control everything and everyone around him, including his headstrong sister, Slone.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Yvette Mimieux, George Chakiris, France Nuyen, James Darren, Aline MacMahon, Elizabeth Allen, Vaughn Taylor, Philip Ahn, Marc Marno ..
Directed by: Guy Green
Release date: 1963-01-30
Best Drama Movies of 1963 : Girl in Trouble

Girl in Trouble

5.1/10 IMDB

Bored farmer's daughter sets out to make it in the big city. She gets mixed up with freaks, perverts and degenerates and winds up a stripper in New Orleans.

Starring: Tammy Clarke, Ray Menard, Neiomi Salitech, Larry Johnson, Martin Smith ..
Directed by: Brandon Chase
Release date: 1963-08-15
Best Drama Movies of 1963 : The Balcony

The Balcony

6.1/10 IMDB

Shelley Winters is the madame of a house where customers play out their erotic fantasies, oblivious to a revolution which is sweeping the country. When her old friend, the chief of police (Peter Falk), asks her to impersonate the missing queen in order to reassure the people and halt the revolution, she offers instead three of her customers to play the general, bishop and chief justice, all of whom have died in the revolution.

Starring: Shelley Winters, Peter Falk, Lee Grant, Leonard Nimoy, Ruby Dee, Peter Brocco, Joyce Jameson, Jeff Corey, Arnette Jens, Kent Smith ..
Directed by: Joseph Strick
Release date: 1963-03-21

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