Best Drama Movies of 1964

1.

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

6.7
8.4/10 IMDB

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.

Starring: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, Peter Bull, James Earl Jones, Tracy Reed, Jack Creley, Frank Berry ..
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Release date: 1964-01-29
2.

Fail Safe

5.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Larry Hagman, Frank Overton, Edward Binns, Dan O'Herlihy, William Hansen, Russell Hardie, Janet Ward ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1964-10-07
3.

My Fair Lady

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett, Theodore Bikel, Mona Washbourne, Isobel Elsom, John Holland ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1964-10-21
4.

The Train

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

As the Allied forces approach Paris in August 1944, German Colonel Von Waldheim is desperate to take all of France's greatest paintings to Germany. He manages to secure a train to transport the valuable art works even as the chaos of retreat descends upon them. The French resistance however wants to stop them from stealing their national treasures but have received orders from London that they are not to be destroyed. The station master, Labiche, is tasked with scheduling the train and making it all happen smoothly but he is also part of a dwindling group of resistance fighters tasked with preventing the theft. He and others stage an elaborate ruse to keep the train from ever leaving French territory.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau, Suzanne Flon, Michel Simon, Wolfgang Preiss, Albert Rémy, Charles Millot, Richard Münch, Jean-Pierre Zola ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1964-09-24
5.

Zulu

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

In 1879, during the Anglo-Zulu War, man-of-the-people Lt. Chard and snooty Lt. Bromhead are in charge of defending the isolated and vastly outnumbered Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes.

Starring: Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, James Booth, Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Paul Daneman, Patrick Magee, Glynn Edwards, Neil McCarthy ..
Directed by: Cy Endfield
Release date: 1964-01-22
6.

The Night of the Iguana

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

A defrocked Episcopal clergyman leads a bus-load of middle-aged Baptist women on a tour of the Mexican coast and comes to terms with the failure haunting his life.

Starring: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon, Skip Ward, Mary Boylan, Grayson Hall, Cyril Delevanti, Gladys Hill, Emilio Fernández ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1964-08-06
7.

Seven Days in May

5.4
7.8/10 IMDB

A U.S. Army colonel alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Martin Balsam, Andrew Duggan, Hugh Marlowe, Whit Bissell, Helen Kleeb ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1964-02-01
8.

Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.

Starring: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Agnes Moorehead, Joseph Cotten, Cecil Kellaway, Victor Buono, Mary Astor, Wesley Addy, William Campbell, Bruce Dern ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1964-12-15
9.

Becket

5.4
7.8/10 IMDB

King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas Becket, technically a deacon of the church, to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously and provides abler opposition to Henry.

Starring: Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Gino Cervi, Paolo Stoppa, Donald Wolfit, Martita Hunt, Pamela Brown, Siân Phillips, Felix Aylmer ..
Directed by: Peter Glenville
Release date: 1964-03-11
10.

Marnie

5.2
7.1/10 IMDB

Marnie is a thief, a liar, and a cheat. When her new boss, Mark Rutland, catches on to her routine kleptomania, she finds herself being blackmailed.

Starring: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker, Martin Gabel, Louise Latham, Alan Napier, Bob Sweeney, Milton Selzer, Henry Beckman, Edith Evanson ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1964-07-17
11.

The Masque of the Red Death

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

A European prince terrorizes the local peasantry while using his castle as a refuge against the "Red Death" plague that stalks the land.

Starring: Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher, David Weston, Nigel Green, Patrick Magee, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Julian Burton, Skip Martin, Verina Greenlaw ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1964-06-24
12.

The Naked Kiss

4.4
7.2/10 IMDB

A former prostitute works to create a new life for herself in a small town, but a shocking discovery could threaten everything.

Starring: Constance Towers, Michael Dante, Anthony Eisley, Virginia Grey, Patsy Kelly, Marie Devereux, Karen Conrad, Linda Francis, Bill Sampson, Sheila Mintz ..
Directed by: Samuel Fuller
Release date: 1964-10-29
13.

Murder Most Foul

4.4
7.1/10 IMDB

A murderer is brought to court and only Miss Marple is unconvinced of his innocence. Once again she begins her own investigation.

Starring: Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody, Charles Tingwell, Andrew Cruickshank, Megs Jenkins, Dennis Price, Ralph Michael, Stringer Davis, Francesca Annis, James Bolam ..
Directed by: George Pollock
Release date: 1964-03-01
14.

The Killers

4.3
7.0/10 IMDB

A hit man and his partner try to find out why their latest victim, a former race-car driver, did not try to get away.

Starring: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, Clu Gulager, Claude Akins, Norman Fell, Ronald Reagan, Virginia Christine, Don Haggerty, Robert Phillips ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1964-07-07
15.

The Fall of the Roman Empire

4.3
6.7/10 IMDB

Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.

Starring: Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Quayle, John Ireland, Omar Sharif, Mel Ferrer, Eric Porter, Finlay Currie ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1964-03-24
16.

Nothing But a Man

4.1
8.0/10 IMDB

A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.

Starring: Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Julius Harris, Gloria Foster, Martin Priest, Leonard Parker, Yaphet Kotto, Stanley Greene, Helen Lounck, Helene Arrindell ..
Directed by: Michael Roemer
Release date: 1964-12-27
Best Drama Movies of 1964 : The Masks
17.

The Masks

4.0
8.6/10 IMDB

Wealthy Jason Foster is dying and he invites his greedy heirs to a Mardi Gras party where they must wear the masks he specially had made for them or else be cut off from their inheritance.

Starring: Robert Keith, Milton Selzer, Virginia Gregg, Brooke Hayward, Willis Bouchey, Alan Sues ..
Directed by: Ida Lupino
Release date: 1964-03-20
18.

Robinson Crusoe on Mars

4.0
6.4/10 IMDB

Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.

Starring: Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin, Adam West, The Woolley Monkey, The Woolly Monkey ..
Directed by: Byron Haskin
Release date: 1964-06-01
Best Drama Movies of 1964 : Culloden
19.

Culloden

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Culloden, Scottish Highlands, April 16th, 1746. It was one of the most mishandled and brutal battles ever fought in Great Britain. Its aftermath was tragic. The men responsible for such a disaster must be exposed. The men, women and children who suffered because of it must be remembered.

Starring: Olivier Espitalier-Noel, George McBean, Robert Oates, Tony Cosgrove, Don Fairservice, Patrick Watkins, Peter Watkins ..
Directed by: Peter Watkins
Release date: 1964-12-15
20.

The Best Man

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how badly they want the job.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Margaret Leighton, Shelley Berman, Lee Tracy, Ann Sothern, Mahalia Jackson, Gene Raymond, Kevin McCarthy ..
Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
Release date: 1964-04-05
21.

Seance on a Wet Afternoon

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Working-class British housewife Myra Savage reinvents herself as a medium, holding seances in the sitting room of her home with the hidden assistance of her under-employed, asthmatic husband, Billy. In an attempt to enhance her credibility as a psychic, Myra hatches an elaborate, ill-conceived plot to kidnap a wealthy couple's young daughter so that she can then help the police "find" the missing girl.

Starring: Kim Stanley, Richard Attenborough, Marian Spencer, Judith Donner, Margaret Lacey, Marie Burke, Maria Kazan, Lionel Gamlin, Godfrey James, Ronald Hines ..
Directed by: Bryan Forbes
Release date: 1964-06-19
22.

36 Hours

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him.

Starring: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Taylor, Werner Peters, John Banner, Celia Lovsky, Russell Thorson, Alan Napier, Oscar Beregi Jr., Ed Gilbert ..
Directed by: George Seaton
Release date: 1964-11-26
23.

The Visit

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Carla Zachanassian had a child by Serge Miller as a teenager. When Serge refused to marry her, she was driven out of town. By her own wit and cunning, she has returned as a multi-millionaire for a visit. The town lays out the red carpet expecting big things from Carla, only to learn that her sole purpose is to see Serge Miller killed...

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Irina Demick, Paolo Stoppa, Hans Christian Blech, Romolo Valli, Valentina Cortese, Claude Dauphin, Eduardo Ciannelli, Marco Guglielmi ..
Directed by: Bernhard Wicki
Release date: 1964-05-06
Best Drama Movies of 1964 : King and Country
24.

King and Country

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

During World War I, Army Private Arthur James Hamp is accused of desertion during battle. The officer assigned to defend him at his court-martial, Captain Hargreaves, finds out there is more to the case than meets the eye.

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay, Leo McKern, Peter Copley, Barry Foster, Barry Justice, James Villiers, Jeremy Spenser ..
Directed by: Joseph Losey
Release date: 1964-09-05
25.

Dead Ringer

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

The working class twin sister of a callous wealthy woman impulsively murders her out of revenge and assumes the identity of the dead woman. But impersonating her dead twin is more complicated and risky than she anticipated.

Starring: Bette Davis, Karl Malden, Peter Lawford, Philip Carey, Jean Hagen, George Macready, Estelle Winwood, George Chandler, Mario Alcalde, Cyril Delevanti ..
Directed by: Paul Henreid
Release date: 1964-02-19
26.

7 Faces of Dr. Lao

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

An old Chinese man rides into the town of Abalone, Arizona and changes it forever, as the citizens see themselves reflected in the mirror of Lao's mysterious circus of mythical beasts.

Starring: Tony Randall, John Ericson, Barbara Eden, Kevin Tate, Arthur O'Connell, Noah Beery Jr., Argentina Brunetti, Royal Dano, John Doucette, Frank Cady ..
Directed by: George Pal
Release date: 1964-03-18
27.

Guns at Batasi

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson, John Leyton, Mia Farrow, Percy Herbert, David Lodge, Graham Stark, Bernard Horsfall, John Meillon ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1964-10-30
28.

The Chalk Garden

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A grandmother seeks a governess for her 16 year old granddaughter, Laurel, who manages to drive away each and every one so far by exposing their past, with a record of three in one week! When an applicant with a mysterious past manages to get the job, Laurel vows to expose her. Meanwhile, Laurel's married-divorced-married mother tries to get her back.

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Hayley Mills, John Mills, Edith Evans, Felix Aylmer, Elizabeth Sellars, Lally Bowers, Toke Townley, Tonie MacMillan ..
Directed by: Ronald Neame
Release date: 1964-04-02
29.

The Americanization of Emily

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

American sailor Charlie Madison falls for a pretty Englishwoman while trying to avoid a senseless and dangerous D-Day mission concocted by a deranged admiral.

Starring: James Garner, Julie Andrews, Melvyn Douglas, James Coburn, Joyce Grenfell, Edward Binns, Liz Fraser, Keenan Wynn, William Windom, Alan Sues ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1964-10-27
30.

The Pumpkin Eater

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Jo, the mother of seven children, divorces her second husband in order to marry Jake, a successful but promiscuous screenwriter. Though they are physically and emotionally compatible, they are slowly torn apart.

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch, James Mason, Janine Gray, Cedric Hardwicke, Rosalind Atkinson, Alan Webb, Richard Johnson, Maggie Smith, Anthony Nicholls ..
Directed by: Jack Clayton
Release date: 1964-07-14
31.

Murder Ahoy

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

During an annual board of trustees meeting, one of the trustees dies. Miss Marple thinks he’s been poisoned after finding a chemical on him. She sets off to investigate at the ship where he had just come from. The fourth and final film from the Miss Marple series starring Margaret Rutherford as the quirky amateur detective.

Starring: Margaret Rutherford, Stringer Davis, Lionel Jeffries, Charles Tingwell, William Mervyn, Henry Oscar, Joan Benham, Nicholas Parsons, Miles Malleson, Derek Nimmo ..
Directed by: George Pollock
Release date: 1964-09-22
32.

Send Me No Flowers

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

At one of his many visits to his doctor, hypochondriac George Kimball mistakes a dying man's diagnosis for his own and believes he only has about two more weeks to live. Wanting to take care of his wife Judy, he doesn't tell her and tries to find her a new husband. When he finally does tell her, she quickly finds out he's not dying at all (while he doesn't) and she believes it's just a lame excuse to hide an affair, so she decides to leave him.

Starring: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Clint Walker, Patricia Barry, Paul Lynde, Hal March, Clive Clerk, Dave Willock, Aline Towne ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1964-10-14
33.

Girl with Green Eyes

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Catholic-Irish farm girl Kate, along with her gregarious best friend Baba, moves to Dublin to pursue a more exciting life.

Starring: Rita Tushingham, Peter Finch, Lynn Redgrave, Arthur O'Sullivan, Julian Glover, Marie Kean, T. P. McKenna, Pat Laffan, Eileen Crowe, May Craig ..
Directed by: Desmond Davis
Release date: 1964-05-14
34.

Fate Is the Hunter

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

A man refuses to believe that pilot error caused a fatal crash, and persists in looking for another reason. Airliner crashes near Los Angeles due to unusual string of coincidences. Stewardess, who is sole survivor, joins airline executives in discovering the causes of the crash.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Nancy Kwan, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette, Jane Russell, Wally Cox, Nehemiah Persoff, Mark Stevens, Max Showalter, Constance Towers ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1964-11-08
35.

Strait-Jacket

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

After a twenty-year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behavior.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, Leif Erickson, Howard St. John, John Anthony Hayes, Rochelle Hudson, George Kennedy, Edith Atwater, Mitchell Cox, Lee Majors ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1964-01-19
36.

Cheyenne Autumn

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.

Starring: Richard Widmark, Carroll Baker, Karl Malden, Sal Mineo, Dolores del Río, Ricardo Montalban, Gilbert Roland, Arthur Kennedy, Patrick Wayne, Elizabeth Allen ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1964-10-03
37.

Lady in a Cage

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A woman trapped in a home elevator is terrorized by a group of vicious hoodlums.

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, James Caan, Jennifer Billingsley, Rafael Campos, William Swan, Jeff Corey, Ann Sothern, Charles Seel, Scatman Crothers ..
Directed by: Walter Grauman
Release date: 1964-01-01
Best Drama Movies of 1964 : Macbeth
38.

Macbeth

3.5
8.3/10 IMDB

Hallmark Hall of Fame's second version of Shakespeare's classic play, with the same two stars and the same director as its first version, but a different supporting cast.

Starring: Maurice Evans, Judith Anderson, Michael Hordern, Ian Bannen, Felix Aylmer, Jeremy Brett, Robert Brown, Charles Carson, Trader Faulkner, Scot Finch ..
Directed by: George Schaefer
Release date: 1964-03-16
39.

Woman of Straw

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Anthony Richmond schemes to get the fortune of his tyrannical, wheelchair-using tycoon uncle Charles Richmond by persuading Maria, a nurse he employs, to marry him.

Starring: Gina Lollobrigida, Sean Connery, Ralph Richardson, Alexander Knox, Johnny Sekka, Peter Madden, Danny Daniels, Laurence Hardy, Michael Goodliffe, André Morell ..
Directed by: Basil Dearden
Release date: 1964-04-28
Best Drama Movies of 1964 : Behold a Pale Horse
40.

Behold a Pale Horse

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Manuel Artiguez, a famous bandit during the Spanish civil war, has lived in French exile for 20 years. When his mother is dying he considers visiting her secretly in his Spanish home town. But his biggest enemy, the Spanish police officer Vinolas, prepared a trap at the hospital as a chance to finally catch Artiguez.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif, Raymond Pellegrin, Paolo Stoppa, Mildred Dunnock, Daniela Rocca, Christian Marquand, Marietto Angeletti, Perrette Pradier ..
Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
Release date: 1964-08-14
41.

Viva Las Vegas

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both race and girl, problems made more difficult by rivalry from Elmo Mancini, fellow racer and womaniser.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, William Demarest, Nicky Blair, Cesare Danova, Teri Garr, Alean 'Bambi' Hamilton, Regina Carrol, Teri Garr, Ingeborg Kjeldsen ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1964-02-08
42.

The Yellow Rolls-Royce

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Passion, intrigue, adventure, love... everything happens in The Yellow Rolls-Royce. One luxury automobile ties together three stories as it passes from owner to owner. In the first, an aristocrat with a penchant for the racetrack discovers his wife has a penchant for backseat amour. Then a moll takes a spin down lover's lane in the Rolls while her mobster boyfriend is busy rubbing out the competition. Finally, an imperious widow purchases the car and drives straight into danger as she helps an anti-fascist escape the Nazis.

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Rex Harrison, Shirley MacLaine, Jeanne Moreau, George C. Scott, Omar Sharif, Alain Delon, Art Carney, Joyce Grenfell, Edmund Purdom ..
Directed by: Anthony Asquith
Release date: 1964-12-30
43.

Children of the Damned

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Six children are found spread through out the world that not only have enormous intelligence, but identical intelligence and have a strange bond to each other.

Starring: Ian Hendry, Alan Badel, Barbara Ferris, Alfred Burke, Sheila Allen, Ralph Michael, Patrick Wymark, Martin Miller, Clive Powell, Yoke-Moon Lee ..
Directed by: Anton Leader
Release date: 1964-01-10
Best Drama Movies of 1964 : The Comedy Man
44.

The Comedy Man

3.3
7.0/10 IMDB

A middle-aged stock actor goes to London to try the big time. After much frustration, he lands a job doing TV commercials, gaining wealth and recognition. He eventually gives it all up to return to stage work and keep his pride.

Starring: Kenneth More, Cecil Parker, Dennis Price, Billie Whitelaw, Norman Rossington, Angela Douglas, Edmund Purdom, Frank Finlay, Alan Dobie, J.G. Devlin ..
Directed by: Alvin Rakoff
Release date: 1964-09-03
45.

The World of Henry Orient

3.3
6.6/10 IMDB

A mischievous, adventuresome fourteen-year-old girl and her best friend begin following an eccentric concert pianist around New York City after she develops a crush on him.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Paula Prentiss, Angela Lansbury, Tom Bosley, Phyllis Thaxter, Bibi Osterwald, Merrie Spaeth, Tippy Walker, John Fiedler, Al Lewis ..
Directed by: George Roy Hill
Release date: 1964-03-19
Best Drama Movies of 1964 : The Carpetbaggers
46.

The Carpetbaggers

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

When playboy Jonas inherits his father's industrial empire, he expands it by acquiring an aircraft factory and movie studio. His rise to power is ruthless. He marries and then quickly abandons sweet, bubbly Monica, turns his young, attractive stepmother Rina into a self-destructive actress and manages to disappoint even his closest friend, cowboy movie star Nevada. Is Jonas beyond redemption?

Starring: George Peppard, Alan Ladd, Carroll Baker, Robert Cummings, Martha Hyer, Elizabeth Ashley, Lew Ayres, Martin Balsam, Ralph Taeger, Archie Moore ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1964-04-08
47.

633 Squadron

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

When Norwegian resistance leader Lieutenant Erik Bergman reports the location of a German V-2 rocket fuel plant, the Royal Air Force's 633 Squadron is assigned the mission to destroy it. The plant is in a seemingly-impregnable location beneath an overhanging cliff at the end of a long, narrow fjord lined with anti-aircraft guns. The only way to destroy the plant is by collapsing the cliff on top of it.

Starring: Cliff Robertson, George Chakiris, Maria Perschy, Harry Andrews, Donald Houston, Michael Goodliffe, John Meillon, John Bonney, Angus Lennie, Scot Finch ..
Directed by: Walter Grauman
Release date: 1964-04-06
Best Drama Movies of 1964 : Circus World
48.

Circus World

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Circus owner Matt Masters is beset by disasters as he attempts a European tour of his circus. At the same time, he is caught in an emotional bind between his adopted daughter and her mother.

Starring: John Wayne, Claudia Cardinale, Rita Hayworth, Lloyd Nolan, Richard Conte, John Smith, Katherine Kath, Wanda Rotha, Maggie Rennie, Anne Caprile ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1964-06-25
Best Drama Movies of 1964 : Face of a Stranger
49.

Face of a Stranger

3.2
7.1/10 IMDB

A man released from prison falls in love with the blind wife of a cellmate, whom he promised, when inside, to visit. He poses as the real husband, planning to kill him, but finds the wife is not so innocent as he thought.

Starring: Jeremy Kemp, Bernard Archard, Rosemary Leach, Philip Locke, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Jean Marsh ..
Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey
Release date: 1964-09-01
Best Drama Movies of 1964 : The Long Ships
50.

The Long Ships

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Moorish ruler El Mansuh is determined to locate a massive bell made of gold known as the "Mother of Voices." Viking explorer Rolfe also becomes intent on finding the mythical treasure, and sails with his crew from Scandinavia to Africa to track it down. Reluctantly working together, El Mansuh and Rolfe, along with their men, embark on a quest for the prized object, but only one leader will be able to claim the bell as his own — if it even exists at all.

Starring: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Russ Tamblyn, Rosanna Schiaffino, Oskar Homolka, Edward Judd, Lionel Jeffries, Beba Lon?ar, Clifford Evans, Gordon Jackson ..
Directed by: Jack Cardiff
Release date: 1964-04-22

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