Best Drama Movies of 1965

1.

The Sound of Music

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

In the years before the Second World War, a tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.

Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Charmian Carr, Heather Menzies, Nicholas Hammond, Duane Chase, Angela Cartwright ..
Directed by: Robert Wise
Release date: 1965-03-29
2.

Doctor Zhivago

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Siobhán McKenna, Ralph Richardson, Gérard Tichy, Noel Willman, Jack MacGowran ..
Directed by: David Lean
Release date: 1965-12-22
3.

The Hill

5.5
7.9/10 IMDB

North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a manmade instrument of torture, a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. And the troops' tormentors are not the enemy, but their own comrades-at-arms.

Starring: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Alfred Lynch, Ossie Davis, Roy Kinnear, Jack Watson, Ian Hendry, Michael Redgrave, Norman Bird ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1965-06-17
4.

Repulsion

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian holiday with her married boyfriend, Carole withdraws into her apartment. She begins to experience frightful hallucinations, her fear gradually mutating into madness.

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Furneaux, Patrick Wymark, Renée Houston, Valerie Taylor, James Villiers, Helen Fraser, Monica Merlin ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1965-06-01
5.

The Collector

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money and buys himself a country house. Still unable to make himself at ease socially, he starts to plan on acquiring a girlfriend - in the same manner as he collects butterflies. He prepares the cellar of the house to be a collecting jar and stalks his victim over several days.

Starring: Terence Stamp, Samantha Eggar, Mona Washbourne, Maurice Dallimore, Edina Ronay, Kenneth More, Allyson Ames, Gordon Barclay, William Beckley, William Bickley ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1965-06-17
6.

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the Cold War during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.

Starring: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Sam Wanamaker, George Voskovec, Rupert Davies, Cyril Cusack, Peter van Eyck, Michael Hordern, Robert Hardy ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1965-12-16
7.

The Cincinnati Kid

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Edward G. Robinson, Ann-Margret, Karl Malden, Tuesday Weld, Joan Blondell, Rip Torn, Jack Weston, Cab Calloway, Jeff Corey ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1965-10-15
8.

Von Ryan's Express

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Von Ryan's Express stars Frank Sinatra as a POW colonel who leads a daring escape from WWII Italy by taking over a freight train, but he has to win over the British soldiers he finds himself commanding.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Raffaella Carrà, Brad Dexter, Sergio Fantoni, John Leyton, Edward Mulhare, Wolfgang Preiss, James Brolin, John van Dreelen ..
Directed by: Mark Robson
Release date: 1965-06-23
9.

Battle of the Bulge

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent it, Hitler orders an all-out offensive to re-take French territory and capture the major port city of Antwerp.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan, Dana Andrews, George Montgomery, Ty Hardin, Pier Angeli, Barbara Werle, Charles Bronson, Hans Christian Blech ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1965-12-16
10.

The Greatest Story Ever Told

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ's life are touched upon, including the execution of all the newborn males in Egypt by King Herod; Christ's baptism by John the Baptist; and the betrayal by Judas after the Last Supper that eventually leads to Christ's crucifixion and miraculous return.

Starring: Max von Sydow, Michael Anderson Jr., Carroll Baker, Ina Balin, Victor Buono, Richard Conte, Joanna Dunham, José Ferrer, Van Heflin, Charlton Heston ..
Directed by: George Stevens, David Lean, Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1965-02-15
11.

The Pawnbroker

4.6
7.7/10 IMDB

A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.

Starring: Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters, Jaime Sánchez, Thelma Oliver, Marketa Kimbrell, Baruch Lumet, Juano Hernández, Linda Geiser, Nancy R. Pollock ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1965-04-20
12.

Chimes at Midnight

4.6
7.7/10 IMDB

The culmination of Orson Welles’s lifelong obsession with Shakespeare’s robustly funny and ultimately tragic antihero, Sir John Falstaff; the often soused friend of King Henry IV’s wayward son Prince Hal. Integrating elements from both Henry IV plays as well as Richard II, Henry V, and The Merry Wives of Windsor.

Starring: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud, Marina Vlady, Walter Chiari, Michael Aldridge, Tony Beckley, Jeremy Rowe, Norman Rodway ..
Directed by: Orson Welles
Release date: 1965-03-16
13.

Bunny Lake Is Missing

4.5
7.3/10 IMDB

A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Carol Lynley, Keir Dullea, Martita Hunt, Anna Massey, Clive Revill, Finlay Currie, Noël Coward, Lucie Mannheim, Adrienne Corri ..
Directed by: Otto Preminger
Release date: 1965-10-03
14.

The Agony and the Ecstasy

4.5
7.1/10 IMDB

During the Italian Renaissance, Pope Julius II contracts the influential artist Michelangelo to sculpt 40 statues for his tomb. When the pope changes his mind and asks the sculptor to paint a mural in the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo doubts his painting skills and abandons the project. Divine inspiration returns Michelangelo to the mural, but his artistic vision clashes with the pope's demanding personality and threatens the success of the historic painting.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews, Alberto Lupo, Adolfo Celi, Venantino Venantini, Tomas Milian, John Stacy, Fausto Tozzi ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1965-09-16
15.

A Patch of Blue

4.3
8.0/10 IMDB

A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life.

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford, Ivan Dixon, Elisabeth Fraser, John Qualen, Kelly Flynn, Debi Storm, Renata Vanni ..
Directed by: Guy Green
Release date: 1965-12-10
16.

The Heroes of Telemark

4.2
6.5/10 IMDB

Set in German-occupied Norway, resistance fighter Knut Straud enlists the reluctant physicist Rolf Pedersen in an effort to destroy the German heavy water production plant in rural Telemark.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Ulla Jacobsson, Michael Redgrave, David Weston, Sebastian Breaks, John Golightly, Alan Howard, Patrick Jordan, William Marlowe ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1965-11-22
17.

That Darn Cat!

4.1
6.7/10 IMDB

A young woman suspects foul play when her cat comes home wearing a wristwatch. 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
Best Drama Movies of 1965 : The Wars of the Roses
18.

The Wars of the Roses

4.0
8.9/10 IMDB

A 1965 BBC adaptation of William Shakespeare's first historical tetralogy (1 Henry VI, 2 Henry VI, 3 Henry VI and Richard III), which deals with the conflict between the House of Lancaster and the House of York over the throne of England, a conflict known as the Wars of the Roses. It was based on the 1963 theatre adaptation by John Barton, and directed by Peter Hall for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Starring: David Warner, Janet Suzman, Peggy Ashcroft, Donald Sinden, Paul Hardwick, Roy Dotrice, Ian Holm, Susan Engel, John Normington, Donald Burton ..
Directed by: Peter Hall, John Barton, Robin Midgley, Michael Hayes
Release date: 1965-04-08
Best Drama Movies of 1965 : Film
19.

Film

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

A man attempts to evade observation by an all-seeing eye.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Nell Harrison, James Karen, Susan Reed ..
Directed by: Alan Schneider, Samuel Beckett
Release date: 1965-09-04
20.

King Rat

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942, the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. Among the American prisoners is Cpl. King, a wheeler-dealer who has managed to establish a pretty good life for himself in the camp. King soon forms a friendship with an upper-class British officer who is fascinated with King's enthusiastic approach to life.

Starring: George Segal, James Fox, Tom Courtenay, Patrick O'Neal, James Donald, John Mills, Denholm Elliott, Leonard Rossiter, Joe Turkel, Todd Armstrong ..
Directed by: Bryan Forbes
Release date: 1965-10-27
21.

In Harm's Way

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.

Starring: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss, Brandon De Wilde, Jill Haworth, Dana Andrews, Burgess Meredith, Carroll O'Connor ..
Directed by: Otto Preminger
Release date: 1965-04-06
22.

The Bedford Incident

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

During a routine patrol, a reporter is given permission to interview a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. The reporter gets more than he bargained for when the Bedford discovers a Soviet sub and the captain begins a relentless pursuit, pushing his crew to breaking point.

Starring: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Eric Portman, James MacArthur, Martin Balsam, Wally Cox, Michael Kane, Colin Maitland, Paul Tamarin, Frank Lieberman ..
Directed by: James B. Harris
Release date: 1965-10-11
Best Drama Movies of 1965 : A Thousand Clowns
23.

A Thousand Clowns

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Twelve-year-old Nick lives with his Uncle Murray, a Mr.Micawber-like Dickensian character who keeps hoping something won't turn up. What turns up is a social worker, who falls in love with Murray and a bit in love with Nick. As the child welfare people try to force Murray to become a conventional man (as the price they demand for allowing him to keep Nick), the nephew, who until now has gloried in his Uncle's iconoclastic approach to life, tries to play mediator. But when he succeeds, he is alarmed by the uncle's willingness to cave in to society in order to save the relationship.

Starring: Jason Robards, Barbara Harris, Martin Balsam, Gene Saks, William Daniels, Barry Gordon, John McMartin, Philip Bruns ..
Directed by: Fred Coe
Release date: 1965-12-13
24.

The Slender Thread

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Alan is a Seattle college student volunteering at a crisis center. One night when at the clinic alone, a woman calls up the number and tells Alan that she needs to talk to someone. She informs Alan she took a load of pills, and he secretly tries to get help. During this time, he learns more about the woman, her family life, and why she wants to die. Can Alan get the cavalry to save her in time before it's too late?

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas, Steven Hill, Ed Asner, David Harris, Dabney Coleman, H.M. Wynant, Indus Arthur, Bob Hoy ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1965-12-15
25.

The Naked Prey

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last surviving member is given "The Lion's Chance" by the tribal leader to be hunted down by a party of tribal warriors.

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Gert Van den Bergh, Ken Gampu, Patrick Mynhardt, Bella Randles, Morrison Gampu ..
Directed by: Cornel Wilde
Release date: 1965-06-01
26.

The Nanny

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Nanny, a London family's live-in maid, brings morbid 10-year-old Joey back from the psychiatric ward he's been in for two years, since the death of his younger sister. Joey refuses to eat any food Nanny's prepared or take a bath with her in the room. He also demands to sleep in a room with a lock. Joey's parents -- workaholic Bill and neurotic Virgie -- are sure Joey is disturbed, but he may have good reason to be terrified of Nanny.

Starring: Bette Davis, Wendy Craig, Jill Bennett, James Villiers, William Dix, Pamela Franklin, Jack Watling, Maurice Denham, Alfred Burke, Harry Fowler ..
Directed by: Seth Holt
Release date: 1965-10-07
27.

Darling

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

The swinging London, early sixties. Beautiful but shallow, Diana Scott is a professional advertising model, a failed actress, a vocationally bored woman, who toys with the affections of several men while gaining fame and fortune.

Starring: Julie Christie, Laurence Harvey, Dirk Bogarde, José Luis de Vilallonga, Roland Curram, Silvia Dionisio, Basil Henson, Helen Lindsay, Carlo Palmucci, Dante Posani ..
Directed by: John Schlesinger
Release date: 1965-08-03
28.

Morituri

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A German living in India during World War II is blackmailed by the English to impersonate an SS officer on board a cargo ship leaving Japan for Germany carrying a large supply of rubber for tyres. His mission is to disable the scuttling charges so the captain cannot sink the ship if they are stopped by English warships.

Starring: Marlon Brando, Yul Brynner, Janet Margolin, Trevor Howard, Martin Benrath, Hans Christian Blech, Wally Cox, Max Haufler, Rainer Penkert, William Redfield ..
Directed by: Bernhard Wicki
Release date: 1965-08-24
29.

Ship of Fools

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship's Dr. Schumann, who falls in love with one of the passengers, La Condesa. A young American woman, Jenny, is traveling with the man she loves, David. Jenny is fascinated and puzzled by just who some of the other passengers are.

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, José Ferrer, Lee Marvin, Oskar Werner, Elizabeth Ashley, George Segal, José Greco, Lilia Skala, Michael Dunn ..
Directed by: Stanley Kramer
Release date: 1965-07-29
Best Drama Movies of 1965 : Othello
30.

Othello

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

The 1965 version of the Shakespeare play.

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, Joyce Redman, Frank Finlay, Derek Jacobi, Robert Lang, Anthony Nicholls, Kenneth MacKintosh, Edward Hardwicke, Sheila Reid ..
Directed by: Stuart Burge
Release date: 1965-12-15
31.

A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Lamberto Avellana’s English-language film based on Nick Joaquin’s play about a painter, a painting, two sisters, and a crook.

Starring: Daisy H. Avellana, Naty Crame-Rogers, Conrad Parham, Vic Silayan, Sarah K. Joaquin, Nick Agudo, Pianing Vidal, Koko Trinidad, Oscar Keesee, Veronica Palileo ..
Directed by: Lamberto V. Avellana
Release date: 1965-03-01
Best Drama Movies of 1965 : Red Crag
32.

Red Crag

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

A taut wartime thriller, Red Crag: Life in Eternal Flame anticipates the paranoia and violence of the imminent Cultural Revolution while harking back to the aesthetic splendour of the Golden Age Shanghai cinema of the late 1940s. (This opulence is largely due to the work of cinematographer Zhu Jinming, the master visual stylist of Shangrao Concentration Camp and other key "Seventeen Years" films.) The film concerns a hard-boiled woman working in the Chongqing Communist underground during World War II, whose commitment to the guerrilla cause is only intensified after she witnesses her husband's head mounted on the city walls by the Nationalist forces.

Starring: Ran-ran Li, Lan Yu, Ping Zhang, Zhao Dan ..
Directed by: Choui Khoua
Release date: 1965-01-01
33.

Lord Jim

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.

Starring: Peter O'Toole, James Mason, Curd Jürgens, Eli Wallach, Daliah Lavi, Jack Hawkins, Akim Tamiroff, Andrew Keir, Jack MacGowran, Paul Lukas ..
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Release date: 1965-02-15
34.

Operation Crossbow

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Allied agents infiltrate the Nazi rocket complex at Peenemunde in order to obtain their secrets and sabotage the plant.The film alternates between German developments of the V-1 missile and V-2 rocket (with a German cast speaking their own language) and discovery by British Intelligence of the weapon.

Starring: Sophia Loren, George Peppard, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Richard Johnson, Tom Courtenay, Jeremy Kemp, Anthony Quayle, Lilli Palmer, Paul Henreid ..
Directed by: Michael Anderson
Release date: 1965-04-01
35.

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: 1965-07-31
36.

Once a Thief

3.4
6.5/10 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
Best Drama Movies of 1965 : Strangler's Web
37.

Strangler's Web

3.4
7.1/10 IMDB

What appears to be a cut-and-dried case of murder of an aging one time showgirl on Hampstead Heath by her lover is complicated by several factors, including a far more respectable paramour, and her insistence that a great inheritance was due her that nobody can verify.

Starring: John Stratton, Pauline Munro, Griffith Jones, Gerald Harper, Maurice Hedley, Michael Balfour, Pauline Boty, Patricia Burke, Marianne Stone, Tony Wall ..
Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey
Release date: 1965-08-01
Best Drama Movies of 1965 : Andy
38.

Andy

3.4
8.0/10 IMDB

The story of a mentally handicapped middle-aged man and how he, and his elderly parents who must take care of him, manage to get along in New York City.

Starring: Norman Alden, Tamara Daykarhanova, Zvee Scooler, Warren Finnerty, Judith Lowry, Murvyn Vye, Ann Wedgeworth, William Griffis, Al Nesor, Cindy Grover ..
Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian
Release date: 1965-01-23
39.

The War Lord

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal village where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed. He begins to rebuild the duke's authority in the face of the barbarians at the border and is making progress until he falls in love with one of the local women.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Rosemary Forsyth, Richard Boone, Maurice Evans, Guy Stockwell, Niall MacGinnis, James Farentino, Henry Wilcoxon, Woodrow Parfrey, Allen Jaffe ..
Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
Release date: 1965-11-17
40.

A High Wind in Jamaica

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling, but their ship is taken over by pirates, who become fond of the kids.

Starring: Anthony Quinn, James Coburn, Deborah Baxter, Gert Fröbe, Dennis Price, Lila Kedrova, Nigel Davenport, Isabel Dean, Kenneth J. Warren, Ben Carruthers ..
Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick
Release date: 1965-05-01
41.

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
42.

None But the Brave

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

American and Japanese soldiers, stranded on a tiny Pacific island during World War II, must make a temporary truce and cooperate to survive various tribulations. Told through the eyes of the American and Japanese unit commanders, who must deal with an atmosphere of growing distrust and tension between their men.

Starring: Tatsuya Mihashi, Takeshi Kat?, Homare Suguro, Kenji Sahara, Masahiko Tanimura, Tôru Ibuki, Ryucho Shunputei, Hisao Dazai, Susumu Kurobe, Takashi Inagaki ..
Directed by: Frank Sinatra
Release date: 1965-02-24
43.

Fragment

3.4
5.7/10 IMDB

A short film about a woman's unhappiness after a failed love affair.

Starring: Simon Brent, Michael Craze, Maureen Roche ..
Directed by: Norman J. Warren
Release date: 1965-01-01
44.

Young Cassidy

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

In Dublin circa 1911, John Cassidy (Rod Taylor), an impoverished idealist, whose ambitions are restricted by the demands of looking after his family, journeys through the social injustices of Dublin life, involving himself with the rowdy tramway-men strike, dawdling with prostitute Daisy Battles (Julie Christie), and seeking a better life. He falls in love with bookshop assistant Nora (Dame Maggie Smith) who encourages him toward a life of writing. Finding success at the Abbey Theatre, his unorthodox views estrange him from family, friends, and his own past.

Starring: Rod Taylor, Julie Christie, Maggie Smith, Michael Redgrave, Edith Evans, Flora Robson, Jack MacGowran, Siân Phillips, T. P. McKenna, Philip O'Flynn ..
Directed by: Jack Cardiff, John Ford
Release date: 1965-02-25
45.

Boeing, Boeing

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home every third day. But when there's a change in their working schedule, they will be able to be home every second day instead. Bernard's carefully structured life is breaking apart

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Tony Curtis, Thelma Ritter, Christiane Schmidtmer, Dany Saval, Suzanna Leigh, Lomax Study ..
Directed by: John Rich
Release date: 1965-12-22
46.

Baby the Rain Must Fall

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Henry Thomas tries to overcome the horrors of his childhood and start a new life with his wife and kid. However, his abusive step-mother and his dependence on alcohol threaten to ruin his future.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Lee Remick, Don Murray, Paul Fix, Ruth White, Josephine Hutchinson, Charles Watts, Carol Veazie, Estelle Hemsley, Kimberly Block ..
Directed by: Robert Mulligan
Release date: 1965-01-12
47.

The Sandpiper

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

A free-spirited single mother forms a connection with the wedded headmaster of an Episcopalian boarding school in Monterey, California.

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Eva Marie Saint, Charles Bronson, Robert Webber, Morgan Mason, Tom Drake, James Edwards, Torin Thatcher, Douglas Henderson ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1965-06-23
Best Drama Movies of 1965 : The Debussy Film
48.

The Debussy Film

3.3
7.7/10 IMDB

An actor is playing Claude Debussy in a film about the composer's life, and finds himself identifying with his subject very closely.

Starring: Oliver Reed, Vladek Sheybal, Annette Robertson, Vernon Dobtcheff, Izabella Telezynska, Penny Service, Stephanie Randall, Jane Lumb, Yvonne Antrobus, Verity Edmett ..
Directed by: Ken Russell
Release date: 1965-05-18
49.

Mudhoney

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

In this Depression-era tale, Calef is traveling from Michigan to California and stops in Spooner, Missouri, where Lute hires him for odd jobs. Calef gets involved with Lute's niece, Hannah. But she is married to Sidney, a wife-beating drunk who hopes to inherit his uncle-in-law's money. Sidney and an eccentric preacher plot against Calef, who finds it difficult to conceal his mysterious past and his growing affection for Sidney's wife.

Starring: Hal Hopper, Antoinette Cristiani, John Furlong, Rena Horten, Princess Livingston, Lorna Maitland, Sam Hanna, Stuart Lancaster, Nick Wolcuff, Frank Bolger ..
Directed by: Russ Meyer
Release date: 1965-05-25
50.

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, David Crane ..
Directed by: Arthur Penn
Release date: 1965-09-27

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