Best 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.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

5.7
8.3/10 IMDB

When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees amongst everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but is a frustrating struggle. When an attempt to restore the proper spirit with a forlorn little fir Christmas tree fails, he needs Linus' help to learn the meaning of Christmas.

Starring: Ann Altieri, Chris Doran, Sally Dryer, Bill Melendez, Karen Mendelson, Geoffrey Ornstein, Peter Robbins, Tracy Stratford, Cathy Steinberg, Christopher Shea ..
Directed by: Bill Melendez
Release date: 1965-12-09
3.

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
4.

Thunderball

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A criminal organization has obtained two nuclear bombs and are asking for a 100 million pound ransom in the form of diamonds in seven days or they will use the weapons. The secret service sends James Bond to the Bahamas to once again save the world.

Starring: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi, Luciana Paluzzi, Rik Van Nutter, Guy Doleman, Molly Peters, Martine Beswick, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn ..
Directed by: Terence Young
Release date: 1965-12-11
5.

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
6.

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
7.

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
8.

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
9.

The Flight of the Phoenix

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

A cargo aircraft crashes in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for a replacement aircraft they will build to escape before their food and water run out.

Starring: James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Hardy Krüger, Ernest Borgnine, Ian Bannen, Ronald Fraser, Christian Marquand, Dan Duryea, George Kennedy ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1965-12-15
10.

The Great Race

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promote automobile sales. Leslie's arch-rival, the mustached and black-attired Professor Fate vows to beat Leslie to the finish line in a car of Fate's own invention.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Peter Falk, Keenan Wynn, Arthur O'Connell, Vivian Vance, Dorothy Provine, Larry Storch, Ross Martin ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1965-07-01
11.

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
12.

The Sons of Katie Elder

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

The four sons of Katie Elder reunite in their Hometown of Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral, and discover that the family ranch is now in the hands of Morgan Hastings, the town's gunsmith.

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Martha Hyer, Michael Anderson Jr., Earl Holliman, Jeremy Slate, James Gregory, Paul Fix, George Kennedy, Dennis Hopper ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1965-06-23
13.

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
14.

The Ipcress File

5.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Sly and dry intelligence agent Harry Palmer is tasked with investigating British Intelligence security, and is soon enmeshed in a world of double-dealing, kidnap and murder when he finds a traitor operating at the heart of the secret service.

Starring: Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman, Sue Lloyd, Gordon Jackson, Aubrey Richards, Frank Gatliff, Thomas Baptiste, Oliver MacGreevy, Freda Bamford ..
Directed by: Sidney J. Furie
Release date: 1965-03-18
15.

Help!

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

An obscure Eastern cult that practices human sacrifice pursues Ringo after he unknowingly puts on a ceremonial ring (that, of course, won't come off). On top of that, a pair of mad scientists, members of Scotland Yard, and a beautiful but dead-eyed assassin all have their own plans for the Fab Four.

Starring: George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Leo McKern, Eleanor Bron, Victor Spinetti, Roy Kinnear, John Bluthal, Patrick Cargill ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1965-07-29
16.

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
17.

Cat Ballou

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.

Starring: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Nat King Cole, Stubby Kaye, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman, John Marley, Reginald Denny, Jay C. Flippen, Bruce Cabot ..
Directed by: Elliot Silverstein
Release date: 1965-06-24
18.

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
19.

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. They become house guests of the old man and try and seduce the sons in an attempt to locate the money, not realizing that the old man has a few sinister intentions of his own.

Starring: Tura Satana, Haji, Lori Williams, Sue Bernard, Stuart Lancaster, Paul Trinka, Dennis Busch, Ray Barlow, John Furlong, Michael Finn ..
Directed by: Russ Meyer
Release date: 1965-08-06
20.

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
21.

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
22.

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
23.

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
24.

Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes

4.4
7.0/10 IMDB

In order to boost circulation of his newspaper, Lord Rawnsley announces an air race and offers £10,000 to the first person who can fly across the English Channel. But one of the participants, Percy, plots to sabotage his competitor's planes. Will Percy triumph?

Starring: Stuart Whitman, Sarah Miles, James Fox, Alberto Sordi, Robert Morley, Gert Fröbe, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Eric Sykes, Red Skelton, Terry-Thomas ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1965-06-16
25.

Shenandoah

4.4
7.3/10 IMDB

Charlie Anderson, a farmer in Shenandoah, Virginia, finds himself and his family in the middle of the Civil War he wants nothing to do with. When his youngest boy is taken prisoner by the North, the Civil War is forced upon him.

Starring: James Stewart, Doug McClure, Glenn Corbett, Patrick Wayne, Rosemary Forsyth, Phillip Alford, Katharine Ross, Jim McMullan, Tim McIntire, Gene Jackson ..
Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen
Release date: 1965-06-03
26.

What's New Pussycat?

4.3
6.1/10 IMDB

A playboy who refuses to give up his hedonistic lifestyle to settle down and marry his true love seeks help from a demented psychoanalyst who is having romantic problems of his own.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Peter O'Toole, Romy Schneider, Capucine, Paula Prentiss, Woody Allen, Ursula Andress, Eddra Gale, Michel Subor, Katrin Schaake ..
Directed by: Clive Donner
Release date: 1965-06-22
27.

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
28.

Major Dundee

4.3
6.7/10 IMDB

During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding U.S. bases in Texas.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton, James Coburn, Michael Anderson Jr., Senta Berger, Mario Adorf, Brock Peters, Warren Oates, Ben Johnson ..
Directed by: Sam Peckinpah
Release date: 1965-04-07
29.

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
30.

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 Movies of 1965 : Star Trek: The Cage
31.

Star Trek: The Cage

4.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Capt. Pike is held prisoner and tested by aliens who have the power to project incredibly lifelike illusions.

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, Susan Oliver, Leonard Nimoy, Majel Barrett, John Hoyt, Peter Duryea, Laurel Goodwin ..
Directed by: Robert Butler
Release date: 1965-01-22
32.

Dr. Terror's House of Horrors

4.1
6.6/10 IMDB

Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new wife is a vampire; a huge plant takes over a house; a musician gets involved with voodoo; an art critic is pursued by a disembodied hand.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Donald Sutherland, Bernard Lee, Max Adrian, Ann Bell, Michael Gough, Jennifer Jayne, Roy Castle, Neil McCallum ..
Directed by: Freddie Francis
Release date: 1965-02-23
Best Movies of 1965 : The Wars of the Roses
33.

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 Movies of 1965 : The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics
34.

The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A cartoon detailing the unrequited love that the line has for the dot, and the heartbreak that results due to the dot's feelings for the lively squiggle.

Starring: Robert Morley ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble
Release date: 1965-12-31
Best Movies of 1965 : Film
35.

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
36.

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
Best Movies of 1965 : Cinderella
37.

Cinderella

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

After the success of the live 1957 Cinderella on CBS (with Julie Andrews), the network decided to produce another television version. The new script hewed closer to the traditional tale, although nearly all of the original songs were retained and performed in their original settings. Added to the Rogers and Hammerstein score was "Loneliness of Evening", which had been composed for South Pacific but not used.

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Walter Pidgeon, Celeste Holm, Jo Van Fleet, Pat Carroll, Barbara Ruick, Lesley Ann Warren, Stuart Damon, Joe E. Marks, Don Heitgerd ..
Directed by: Charles S. Dubin
Release date: 1965-02-22
38.

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
39.

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 Movies of 1965 : The Early Bird
40.

The Early Bird

3.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Norman Pitkin is the assistant helping to run a small, old fashioned dairy which is threatened by a larger, modern organisation. Pitkin does his best to save the dairy (and his horse) and the usual chaos ensues

Starring: Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Jerry Desmonde, Paddie O'Neill, John Le Mesurier, Frank Thornton, Penny Morrell, Dandy Nichols, Tony Selby ..
Directed by: Robert Asher
Release date: 1965-11-30
Best Movies of 1965 : A Thousand Clowns
41.

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
42.

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
43.

Mirage

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

New York City. David Stillwell struggles to recover his memory before the people who are trying to kill him succeed. Who is he, who are they, and why is he surrounded by murder?

Starring: Gregory Peck, Diane Baker, Walter Matthau, Kevin McCarthy, Jack Weston, Leif Erickson, Walter Abel, George Kennedy, Robert H. Harris, Anne Seymour ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1965-10-29
44.

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
45.

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
46.

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
47.

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
48.

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 Movies of 1965 : The Railrodder
49.

The Railrodder

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

After literally swimming across the Atlantic Ocean, an Englishman takes a country trip across Canada on a railcar.

Starring: Buster Keaton ..
Directed by: Gerald Potterton, Buster Keaton, John Spotton
Release date: 1965-06-20
Best Movies of 1965 : Othello
50.

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

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