Best Fantasy Movies of 1964


Mary Poppins

7.8/10 IMDB

A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.

Starring: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns, Hermione Baddeley, Reta Shaw, Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber, Elsa Lanchester, Arthur Treacher ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1964-08-27

The Gorgon

6.5/10 IMDB

In the early 20th century a village experienced a series of inexplicable murders. All the victims were young men who had been turned to stone. The perpetrator of these deaths was a being so repulsive that she transformed the onlooker using the power of her deadly stare. Much of the time the creature took the form of a beautiful and seductive woman, but during periods of the full moon she becomes a living horror, vicious and deadly. A professor has come to investigate the deaths, bringing with him his beautiful assistant whose knowledge of the Gorgon is more intimate than anyone would ever realise.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Barbara Shelley, Michael Goodliffe, Patrick Troughton, Joseph O'Conor, Prudence Hyman, Toni Gilpin, Jack Watson, Alister Williamson ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1964-10-18

7 Faces of Dr. Lao

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

The Incredible Mr. Limpet

6.6/10 IMDB

Milquetoast Henry Limpet experiences his fondest wish and is transformed into a fish. As a talking fish he assists the US Navy in hunting German submarines during World War II.

Starring: Don Knotts, Carole Cook, Jack Weston, Andrew Duggan, Larry Keating, Oscar Beregi Jr., Charles Meredith, Elizabeth MacRae, Paul Frees, Wesley Gale ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1964-03-28
Best Fantasy Movies of 1964 : Goodbye Charlie

Goodbye Charlie

6.2/10 IMDB

When a cavorting Hollywood writer is killed by the angry husband of a woman he was having an affair with, he comes back as a spirit in the form of a beautiful woman and moves in with his/her best friend as a base operation for enacting sweet revenge.

Starring: Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Pat Boone, Joanna Barnes, Ellen Burstyn, Laura Devon, Martin Gabel, Roger C. Carmel, Harry Madden, Myrna Hansen ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1964-11-18
Best Fantasy Movies of 1964 : Caesar and Me

Caesar and Me

6.4/10 IMDB

When Irish ventriloquist Jonathan West cannot find any work, his dummy Caesar suggests that he turn to robbery.

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Morgan Brittany, Sarah Selby, Don Gazzaniga, Stafford Repp, Rod Serling, Kenneth Konopka, Sidney Marion, Robert McCord, Olan Soule ..
Directed by: Robert Butler
Release date: 1964-04-10

The Canterville Ghost

8.1/10 IMDB

The poor ghost of Sir Simon Canterville has been roaming his castle searching in vain for a brave descendant who will release him from the Canterville curse by performing a brave deed. An American family moves in and finds the ghost amusing, but a young girl in the family can release him - if she dares.

Starring: Barry McDaniel, Charles Brauer, Franz Schafheitlin ..
Directed by: Helmut Käutner
Release date: 1964-09-06

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

2.7/10 IMDB

Martians fear their children have become lazy and joyless due to their newfound obsession with Earth TV shows. After ancient Martian leader Chochem suggests that the children of Mars need more fun—including their own Santa Claus—supreme leader Lord Kimar assembles an expedition to Earth. Once there, they kidnap two children who lead them to the North Pole, then capture the real Santa Claus, taking all three back to Mars in an attempt to bring the Martian children happiness.

Starring: John Call, Leonard Hicks, Vincent Beck, Bill McCutcheon, Victor Stiles, Donna Conforti, Chris Month, Pia Zadora, Leila Martin, Charles Renn ..
Directed by: Nicholas Webster
Release date: 1964-11-14

A Midsummer Night's Dream

7.4/10 IMDB

Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the kingdom of fairies have a slight quarrel about whether or not the boy Titania is raising will join Titania's band or Oberon's, so Oberon tries to get him from her by using some magic. But they're not alone in that forest. Lysander and Hermina have there a rendezvous, Helena and Demetrius are there, too as well as some actors, who are practicing a play for the ongoing wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. Due to some misunderstandings by Puck, the whole thing becomes a little bit confused...

Starring: Patrick Allen, Eira Heath, Cyril Luckham, Tony Bateman, Jill Bennett, John Fraser, Clifford Elkin, Maureen Beck, Anna Massey, Peter Wyngarde ..
Directed by: Joan Kemp-Welch
Release date: 1964-06-24

Born of the Wind

6.7/10 IMDB

A tender and realistic story of a scientist who falls in love with a mummy he has restored to life.

Starring: Bob Cowan, Donna Kerness, George Kuchar, Spencer Lee Todd, Janice Jones ..
Directed by: Mike Kuchar
Release date: 1964-03-04

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