Best Drama Movies of 1966

1.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

5.8
8.0/10 IMDB

A history professor and his wife entertain a young couple who are new to the university's faculty. As the drinks flow, secrets come to light, and the middle-aged couple unload onto their guests the full force of the bitterness, dysfunction, and animosity that defines their marriage.

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis, Agnes Flanagan, Frank Flanagan ..
Directed by: Mike Nichols
Release date: 1966-06-22
2.

A Man for All Seasons

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

A depiction of the conflict between King Henry VIII of England and his Lord Chancellor, Sir Thomas More, who refuses to swear the Oath of Supremacy declaring Henry Supreme Head of the Church in England.

Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, Susannah York, Nigel Davenport, John Hurt, Corin Redgrave, Colin Blakely ..
Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
Release date: 1966-12-13
3.

The Sand Pebbles

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat USS San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the 'rice-bowl' system which runs the ship and the uneasy symbiosis between Chinese and foreigner on the river. Hostility towards the gunboat's presence reaches a climax when the boat must crash through a river-boom and rescue missionaries upriver at China Light Mission.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen, Mako, Larry Gates, Charles Robinson, Simon Oakland, Ford Rainey, Joe Turkel ..
Directed by: Robert Wise
Release date: 1966-12-20
4.

Seconds

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

A secret organisation offers wealthy people a second chance at life. The customer picks out someone they want to be and the organisation surgically alters the customer to look like the intended person, stages the customer's death, gets rid of the intended person and the customer takes on a new life.

Starring: Rock Hudson, Salome Jens, John Randolph, Will Geer, Jeff Corey, Richard Anderson, Murray Hamilton, Karl Swenson, Khigh Dhiegh, Frances Reid ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1966-10-05
5.

Blow-Up

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he unknowingly captures a death on film.

Starring: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle, Veruschka von Lehndorff, Jane Birkin, Gillian Hills, Peter Bowles, Julian Chagrin, Claude Chagrin ..
Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni
Release date: 1966-12-18
6.

Fahrenheit 451

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as “firemen,” to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of his vocation…

Starring: Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack, Anton Diffring, Bee Duffell, Alex Scott, Anna Palk, Ann Bell, Jeremy Spenser, Arthur Cox ..
Directed by: François Truffaut
Release date: 1966-09-07
7.

The Chase

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town.

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, E.G. Marshall, Angie Dickinson, Janice Rule, Miriam Hopkins, Martha Hyer, Richard Bradford, Robert Duvall ..
Directed by: Arthur Penn
Release date: 1966-02-18
8.

Cul-de-sac

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at an old beachfront fortress. The owner of the fortress and his young wife, initially unwilling hosts, quickly experience their relationship with the criminal shift in a humorous and bizarre fashion.

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander, Iain Quarrier, Jack MacGowran, Jacqueline Bisset, Renée Houston, William Franklyn, Geoffrey Sumner, Robert Dorning ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1966-06-17
9.

Alfie

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

A young man leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.

Starring: Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin, Julia Foster, Jane Asher, Shirley Anne Field, Vivien Merchant, Eleanor Bron, Denholm Elliott, Alfie Bass ..
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
Release date: 1966-03-29
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : The War Game
10.

The War Game

4.8
8.0/10 IMDB

A docudrama depicting a hypothetical nuclear attack on Britain. After backing the film's development, the BBC refused to air it, publicly stating "the effect of the film has been judged by the BBC to be too horrifying for the medium of broadcasting." It debuted in theaters in 1966 and went on to great acclaim, but remained unseen on British television until 1985.

Starring: Michael Aspel, Kathy Staff, Peter Watkins, Peter Graham ..
Directed by: Peter Watkins
Release date: 1966-04-13
11.

Torn Curtain

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

During the Cold War, an American scientist appears to defect to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the formula for a resin solution, but the plan goes awry when his fiancee, unaware of his motivation, follows him across the border.

Starring: Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Günter Strack, Hansjörg Felmy, Ludwig Donath, Wolfgang Kieling, Mort Mills, Carolyn Conwell, Gisela Fischer, Norbert Schiller ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1966-07-15
12.

Grand Prix

4.6
7.2/10 IMDB

The story tells about the confrontation of four first-class racers of Formula 1. Each of the competitors had their own additional motivation to become a champion. Their world is a risk and extreme, fast driving on the highway. The taste of adrenaline is what race lovers live. Outside of competition, they all experience personal dramas and upheavals, and the more important the desired title becomes for them.

Starring: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand, Toshiro Mifune, Brian Bedford, Jessica Walter, Antonio Sabàto, Françoise Hardy, Adolfo Celi, Claude Dauphin ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1966-12-21
13.

Harper

4.3
6.8/10 IMDB

Harper is a cynical private eye in the best tradition of Bogart. He even has Bogie's Baby hiring him to find her missing husband, getting involved along the way with an assortment of unsavory characters and an illegal-alien smuggling ring.

Starring: Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Julie Harris, Arthur Hill, Janet Leigh, Pamela Tiffin, Robert Wagner, Robert Webber, Shelley Winters, Harold Gould ..
Directed by: Jack Smight
Release date: 1966-02-22
14.

The Bible: In the Beginning...

4.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.

Starring: Michael Parks, Ulla Bergryd, Richard Harris, Franco Nero, George C. Scott, Peter O'Toole, Anna Orso, Ava Gardner, John Huston, Pupella Maggio ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1966-09-28
15.

The Ugly Dachshund

4.1
6.5/10 IMDB

The Garrisons are the "proud parents" of three adorable dachshund pups - and one overgrown Great Dane named Brutus, who nevertheless thinks of himself as a dainty dachsie. His identity crisis results in an uproarious series of household crises that reduce the Garrisons' house to shambles - and viewers to howls of laughter!

Starring: Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Charles Ruggles, Kelly Thordsen, Parley Baer, Charles Lane, Robert Kino, Mako, Dick Wessel, Bob Jellison ..
Directed by: Norman Tokar
Release date: 1966-02-16
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : Cathy Come Home
16.

Cathy Come Home

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

A British woman faces a downward social climb thanks to her country's rigid and problem-ridden welfare system.

Starring: Carol White, Ray Brooks, Wally Patch, Adrienne Frame, Winifred Dennis, Emmett Hennessy, Alec Coleman, Geoffrey Palmer, Gabrielle Hamilton, Phyllis Hickson ..
Directed by: Ken Loach
Release date: 1966-11-16
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : The Trap
17.

The Trap

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

Starring: Rita Tushingham, Oliver Reed, Rex Sevenoaks, Barbara Chilcott, Blain Fairman, Walter Marsh, Merv Campone, Linda Goranson ..
Directed by: Sidney Hayers
Release date: 1966-04-07
18.

Born Free

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

At a national park in Kenya, English game warden George Adamson and his wife, Joy, care for three orphaned lion cubs. After the two larger lions are shipped off to a zoo in the Netherlands, the smallest of the three, Elsa, stays with the couple. When Elsa is blamed for causing an elephant stampede in the nearby village, head warden John Kendall demands the young lion either be trained to survive in the wilds of the Serengeti or be sent to a zoo.

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Geoffrey Keen, Peter Lukoye, Omar Chambati, Bill Godden, Robert S. Young, Bryan Epsom, Geoffrey Best, Robert Cheetham ..
Directed by: James Hill
Release date: 1966-04-20
19.

The Family Way

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Following the wedding of young Jenny Piper and Arthur Fitton (Hayley Mills and Hywel Bennett), a rowdy reception is held at a local pub where the newlyweds are subjected to much well-meaning but vulgar ribaldry. The couple returns to the Fitton home to spend their first night together before leaving for a honeymoon in Majorca, but they are followed by some of the wedding guests who keep the party going until early morning. Worse yet, when the youngsters finally are permitted to retire, their bed collapses as the result of a practical joke.

Starring: Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, John Mills, Marjorie Rhodes, Avril Angers, John Comer, Wilfred Pickles, Murray Head, Liz Fraser, Barry Foster ..
Directed by: John Boulting, Roy Boulting
Release date: 1966-12-18
20.

The Blue Max

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.

Starring: George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress, Jeremy Kemp, Karl Michael Vogler, Anton Diffring, Harry Townes, Peter Woodthorpe, Derek Newark, Derren Nesbitt ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1966-06-21
21.

Hawaii

3.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy.

Starring: Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Richard Harris, Gene Hackman, Carroll O'Connor, Jocelyne LaGarde, Manu Tupou, Ted Nobriga, Elizabeth Logue, John Cullum ..
Directed by: George Roy Hill
Release date: 1966-10-10
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : Madame X
22.

Madame X

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A woman married to a wealthy socialite, is compromised by the accidental death of a man who had been romantically pursuing her, and is forced by her mother-in-law to assume a new identity to save the reputation of her husband and infant son. She wanders the world, trying to forget her heartbreak with the aid of alcohol and unsavory men, eventually returning to the city of her downfall, where she murders a blackmailer who threatens to expose her past. Amazingly, she is represented at her murder trial by her now adult son, who is a public defender. Hoping to continue to protect her son, she refuses to give her real name and is known to the court as the defendant, "Madame X."

Starring: Lana Turner, John Forsythe, Constance Bennett, Ricardo Montalban, Burgess Meredith, Virginia Grey, Warren Stevens, John van Dreelen, Carl Benton Reid, Teddy Quinn ..
Directed by: David Lowell Rich
Release date: 1966-01-01
23.

Follow Me, Boys!

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop 1. Becoming more and more involved with the scout troop, he finds his plans to become a lawyer being put on the back burner, until he realizes that his life has been fulfilled helping the youth of the small town.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Vera Miles, Lillian Gish, Charles Ruggles, Elliott Reid, Kurt Russell, Luana Patten, Ken Murray, Donald May, Sean McClory ..
Directed by: Norman Tokar
Release date: 1966-12-01
24.

This Property Is Condemned

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen then try to escape Alva's mother's (Hazel) clutches and the town's revenge.

Starring: Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson, Kate Reid, Mary Badham, Alan Baxter, Robert Blake, Dabney Coleman, John Harding, Jon Provost ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1966-08-03
25.

It Happened Here

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, a nurse, is caught in the middle.

Starring: Pauline Murray, Sebastian Shaw, Bart Allison, Reginald Marsh, Pauline Murray, Frank Bennett, Miles Halliwell, Peter Dyneley, Derek Milburn, Nicolette Bernard ..
Directed by: Kevin Brownlow, Andrew Mollo
Release date: 1966-05-01
26.

Georgy Girl

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

A traditional girl resists the advances of a swinger who wants her as his mistress in 1960s London.

Starring: James Mason, Alan Bates, Lynn Redgrave, Charlotte Rampling, Bill Owen, Clare Kelly, Rachel Kempson, Denise Coffey, Dorothy Alison, Peggy Thorpe-Bates ..
Directed by: Silvio Narizzano
Release date: 1966-08-04
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : Evening Primrose
27.

Evening Primrose

3.5
7.4/10 IMDB

A young poet gets the brilliant idea to live in a department store, hiding by day, and courting his muse by night where it's quiet, and he can have all his needs met. But, to his surprise, he learns his brilliant idea's not exactly original; there are other residents who dodge the night watchmen, and who keep their existence secret at all costs. And one of them is a young woman who wants to leave, but is too frightened to go. And Charles finds that he wants to show her the larger world outside.

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Charmian Carr, Dorothy Stickney, Larry Gates, Margaret Bannerman, Margaret Barker, Leonard Elliott, Michael Meola, Dorothy Sands, Margaretta Warwick ..
Directed by: Paul Bogart
Release date: 1966-11-16
28.

7 Women

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

In a mission in China in 1935, a group of women are preyed on by Mongolian bandits, led by Warlord chief Tunga Khan.

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Sue Lyon, Margaret Leighton, Flora Robson, Mildred Dunnock, Betty Field, Anna Lee, Eddie Albert, Mike Mazurki, Woody Strode ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1966-01-05
29.

The Deadly Affair

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Charles Dobbs is a British secret agent investigating the apparent suicide of Foreign Office official Samuel Fennan. Dobbs suspects that Fennan's wife, Elsa, a survivor of a Nazi Germany extermination camp, might have some clues, but other officials want Dobbs to drop the case. So Dobbs hires a retiring inspector, Mendel, to quietly make inquiries. Dobbs isn't at all sure as there are a number of anomalies that simply can't be explained away. Dobbs is also having trouble at home with his errant wife, whom he very much loves, having frequent affairs. He's also pleased to see an old friend, Dieter Frey, who he recruited after the war. With the assistance of a colleague and a retired policeman, Dobbs tries to piece together just who is the spy and who in fact assassinated Fennan.

Starring: James Mason, Simone Signoret, Maximilian Schell, Harriet Andersson, Harry Andrews, Kenneth Haigh, Roy Kinnear, Max Adrian, Lynn Redgrave, Robert Flemyng ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1966-05-13
30.

Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Morgan, an aggressive and self-admitted dreamer, a fantasist who uses his flights of fancy as refuge from external reality, where his unconventional behavior lands him in a divorce from his wife, Leonie, trouble with the police and, ultimately, incarceration in a lunatic asylum.

Starring: David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Stephens, Irene Handl, Bernard Bresslaw, Arthur Mullard, Angus MacKay, Graham Crowden, Peter Collingwood, Newton Blick ..
Directed by: Karel Reisz
Release date: 1966-04-03
31.

The Quiller Memorandum

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

After two British Secret Intelligence Service agents are murdered at the hands of a cryptic neo-Nazi group known as Phoenix, the suave agent Quiller is sent to Berlin to investigate.

Starring: George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow, Senta Berger, George Sanders, Robert Helpmann, Robert Flemyng, Peter Carsten, Ernst Walder, Edith Schneider ..
Directed by: Michael Anderson
Release date: 1966-11-10
32.

Cast a Giant Shadow

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as partition is granted. He is made commander of the Israeli forces just before the war begins.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, John Wayne, Senta Berger, Angie Dickinson, James Donald, Stathis Giallelis, Luther Adler, Frank Sinatra, Yul Brynner ..
Directed by: Melville Shavelson
Release date: 1966-03-30
33.

Lord Love a Duck

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

From his prison cell, young Alan Musgrave relates his experiences of the previous year dedicated to fulfilling every whim of beautiful and self-absorbed high school senior Barbara Ann Greene.

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Tuesday Weld, Lola Albright, Martin West, Ruth Gordon, Harvey Korman, Sarah Marshall, Lynn Carey, Donald Murphy, Max Showalter ..
Directed by: George Axelrod
Release date: 1966-02-21
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : Fame Is the Name of the Game
34.

Fame Is the Name of the Game

3.3
7.6/10 IMDB

A brash, big-time investigative reporter, looking into the death of a call girl, uncovers her diary and tries to find her killer among the names contained in it.

Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Jill St. John, Jack Klugman, George Macready, Jack Weston, Susan Saint James, Lee Bowman, Melodie Johnson, Robert Duvall, Nanette Fabray ..
Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg
Release date: 1966-11-26
35.

You're a Big Boy Now

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Post-teen virgin moves to New York City, falls for a cold-hearted beauty, then finds true love with a loyal lass.

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Geraldine Page, Rip Torn, Michael Dunn, Tony Bill, Julie Harris, Karen Black, Dolph Sweet, Peter Kastner, Michael O'Sullivan ..
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Release date: 1966-09-09
36.

Lost Command

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

After being freed from a Vietnamese war prison, French Lt. Col. Pierre Raspeguy is sent to help quell resistance forces in Algeria. With the help of the Capt. Esclavier, who has grown weary of war, and Capt. Boisfeuras, who lives for it, Raspeguy attempts to convert a rugged band of soldiers into a formidable fighting unit, with the promise of marrying a beautiful countess if he's made a general.

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alain Delon, George Segal, Michèle Morgan, Maurice Ronet, Claudia Cardinale, Grégoire Aslan, Jean Servais, Maurice Sarfati, Jean-Claude Bercq ..
Directed by: Mark Robson
Release date: 1966-05-01
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : Nashville Rebel
37.

Nashville Rebel

3.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Down a dusty road in the deep South, wanders a young man, Arlin Grove, with a guitar and his earthly belongings on his back, just released from the U. A. Army, with no place to go. When a Hootenanny comes to town, it just discovered that Arlin not only has an exciting voice, he also is a gifted guitar player. He is soon appearing on the Grand Ole Opry stage in Nashville.

Starring: Waylon Jennings, Mary Frann, Gordon Oas-Heim, CeCe Whitney, Archie Campbell, Ott Devine, Ralph Emery, Cousin Jody, Loretta Lynn, Tex Ritter ..
Directed by: Jay Sheridan
Release date: 1966-01-01
38.

Rasputin: The Mad Monk

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Rasputin, a crazed and debauched monk wreaks havoc at the local inn one night, chopping off the hand of one of the drinkers. As the bitter locals plan their revenge, the evil Rasputin works his satanic power over the beautiful women who serve at the Tsar's palace. Even the Tsarina herself is seduced by his evil ways and, as his influence begins to dominate government policy, there is only one course of action left... to destroy him before he destroys them all.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Richard Pasco, Francis Matthews, Suzan Farmer, Dinsdale Landen, Renée Asherson, Derek Francis, Joss Ackland, Robert Duncan ..
Directed by: Don Sharp
Release date: 1966-03-06
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : Mister Buddwing
39.

Mister Buddwing

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

An amnesiac wanders the streets of Manhattan, trying to solve the mystery of who he is.

Starring: James Garner, Jean Simmons, Suzanne Pleshette, Katharine Ross, Angela Lansbury, George Voskovec, Jack Gilford, Joe Mantell, Billy Halop, Raymond St. Jacques ..
Directed by: Delbert Mann
Release date: 1966-07-15
40.

The Group

3.2
6.6/10 IMDB

It's 1933, and eight young women are friends and members of the upper- class group at a private girl's school, about to graduate and start their own lives. The film documents the years between their graduation and the beginning of the World War in Europe, and shows, in a serialized style, their romances and marriages, their searches for careers or meaning in their lives, their highs and their lows.

Starring: Candice Bergen, Joan Hackett, Elizabeth Hartman, Shirley Knight, Joanna Pettet, Mary-Robin Redd, Jessica Walter, Kathleen Widdoes, James Broderick, James Congdon ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1966-03-04
41.

The Singing Nun

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Belgian nun Sister Ann is sent to another order where she's at first committed to helping troubled souls, like Nichole and little Dominic. When Father Clementi hears Sister Ann's uplifting singing style, he takes her to a talent contest. Sister Ann is signed to a record deal and everyone is listening to her lighthearted songs. She is unprepared for her newfound fame (like appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show) and unwanted side effects, including a wrongful attraction to an old friend.

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Ricardo Montalban, Greer Garson, Agnes Moorehead, Chad Everett, Katharine Ross, Ed Sullivan, Joyce van der Veen, Ricky Cordell, Michael Pate ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1966-03-17
42.

Murderers' Row

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

The handsome top agent Matt dies a tragic death in his bath tub - the women mourn about the loss. However it's just faked for his latest top-secret mission: He shall find Dr. Solaris, inventor of the Helium laser beam, powerful enough to destroy a whole continent. It seems Dr. Solaris has been kidnapped by a criminal organization. The trace leads to the Cote D'Azur.

Starring: Dean Martin, Ann-Margret, Karl Malden, Camilla Sparv, James Gregory, Beverly Adams, Richard Eastham, Tom Reese, Helen Funai, Corinne Cole ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1966-12-20
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
43.

Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

A sophisticated con man mounts an intricate plan to rob an airport bank while the Soviet premier is due to arrive.

Starring: James Coburn, Camilla Sparv, Aldo Ray, Nina Wayne, Robert Webber, Rose Marie, Todd Armstrong, Marian McCargo, Michael Strong, Severn Darden ..
Directed by: Bernard Girard
Release date: 1966-10-12
44.

Spinout

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain, Dodie Marshall, Deborah Walley, Jack Mullaney, Will Hutchins, Warren Berlinger, Jimmy Hawkins, Carl Betz ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1966-10-06
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : Chappaqua
45.

Chappaqua

3.0
6.4/10 IMDB

Semi-autobiographical story of Conrad Rooks, who travels to France to undergo a drug-withdrawal cure. Flashbacks to the beginings of psychedelia in San Fran. Though initially confusing, as Rooks blends drug-illusion with reality, and cuts color with black-and-white and monochrome tinted shots, "Chappaqua" is conventionally constructed with a beginning, middle, and end.

Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Conrad Rooks, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Paula Pritchett, Ravi Shankar, Ornette Coleman, Swami Satchidananda, Moondog, Penny Brown ..
Directed by: Conrad Rooks
Release date: 1966-08-30
46.

The Wild Angels

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

A motorcycle gang arrives in a small town in search of a motorcycle that has been stolen by a rival gang; but, pursued by the police, one of its members is injured, an event that will cause an orgy of violence and destruction.

Starring: Peter Fonda, Nancy Sinatra, Bruce Dern, Diane Ladd, Buck Taylor, Norman Alden, Michael J. Pollard, Barboura Morris, Dick Miller, Lou Procopio ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1966-07-20
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : Chelsea Girls
47.

Chelsea Girls

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol's mammoth film follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City. The film was intended to be screened via dual projector set-up.

Starring: Brigid Berlin, Mary Woronov, Edie Sedgwick, Ondine, Mario Montez, Ingrid Superstar, International Velvet, Nico, Randy Bourscheidt, Christian Aaron Boulogne ..
Directed by: Andy Warhol, Paul Morrissey
Release date: 1966-09-01
48.

Frankie and Johnny

3.0
5.5/10 IMDB

Johnny is a riverboat entertainer with a big gambling problem. After a fortune-teller tells Johnny how he can change his luck, the appearance of a new 'lady luck' soon causes a cat fight with Johnny's girlfriend, Frankie.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan, Nancy Kovack, Robert Strauss, Audrey Christie, Anthony Eisley, Joyce Jameson, Sue Ane Langdon, Larri Thomas ..
Directed by: Frederick de Cordova
Release date: 1966-03-31
Best Drama Movies of 1966 : The Human Voice
49.

The Human Voice

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

A monologue of a woman talking on the phone with her longterm lover who is about to marry another girl.

Starring: Ingrid Bergman ..
Directed by: Ted Kotcheff
Release date: 1966-08-12
50.

A Man Called Adam

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with the problems of everyday life.

Starring: Sammy Davis Jr., Ossie Davis, Cicely Tyson, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra Jr., Peter Lawford, Mel Tormé, Lola Falana, Jeanette Du Bois, Johnny Brown ..
Directed by: Leo Penn
Release date: 1966-03-16

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