Best Movies of 1966

1.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

5.7
8.0/10 IMDB

A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.

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

How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

5.7
8.3/10 IMDB

Bitter and hateful, the Grinch is irritated at the thought of a nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas. Disguised as Santa Claus, with his dog made to look like a reindeer, he decides to raid the village to steal all the Christmas things.

Starring: Boris Karloff, June Foray, Thurl Ravenscroft, Dal McKennon ..
Directed by: Ben Washam, Chuck Jones
Release date: 1966-12-18
3.

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

5.6
8.2/10 IMDB

This classic "Peanuts" tale focuses on the thumb-sucking, blanket-holding Linus, and his touching faith in the "Great Pumpkin." When Linus discovers that no one else believes in the creature, he sets out to prove that the Pumpkin's no myth—by spending the night alone in a pumpkin patch.

Starring: Christopher Shea, Sally Dryer, Cathy Steinberg, Ann Altieri, Gail DeFaria, Lisa DeFaria, Glenn Mendelson, Bill Melendez, Peter Robbins ..
Directed by: Bill Melendez
Release date: 1966-10-27
4.

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
5.

El Dorado

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.

Starring: John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan, Charlene Holt, Paul Fix, Arthur Hunnicutt, Michele Carey, R. G. Armstrong, Ed Asner, Christopher George ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1966-12-17
6.

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
7.

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
8.

How to Steal a Million

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, Hugh Griffith, Charles Boyer, Fernand Gravey, Marcel Dalio, Jacques Marin, Moustache, Roger Tréville ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1966-07-13
9.

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
10.

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
11.

The Fortune Cookie

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother-in-law, as the king of the ambulance-chasing lawyers, starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears that his ex-wife will be coming to see him. He pretends to be injured to get her back, but also sees what the strain is doing to the football player who injured him.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ron Rich, Judi West, Cliff Osmond, Lurene Tuttle, Harry Holcombe, Les Tremayne, Marge Redmond, Ann Shoemaker ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1966-10-19
Best Movies of 1966 : The Professionals
12.

The Professionals

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale, Ralph Bellamy, Joe De Santis, Rafael Bertrand, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ..
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Release date: 1966-11-01
13.

The Chase

5.1
7.2/10 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
Best Movies of 1966 : Star Trek: The Original Series
14.

Star Trek: The Original Series

5.1
8.4/10 IMDB

James T Kirk, who is the captain of the Starship Enterprise, explores the whole galaxy with his crew and goes on several adventures as they fight evil forces together.

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols, James Doohan, Eddie Paskey, George Takei, Walter Koenig ..
Release date: 1966-09-08
15.

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
16.

Fantastic Voyage

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

In order to save an assassinated scientist, a submarine and its crew are shrunk to microscopic size and injected into his bloodstream.

Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien, Donald Pleasence, Arthur O'Connell, William Redfield, Arthur Kennedy, Jean Del Val, Barry Coe, Ken Scott ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1966-08-24
17.

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 Movies of 1966 : The War Game
18.

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
19.

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: 1966-07-13
20.

Batman

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

The Dynamic Duo faces four super-villains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.

Starring: Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether, Cesar Romero, Burgess Meredith, Frank Gorshin, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton, Stafford Repp, Madge Blake ..
Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson
Release date: 1966-07-30
21.

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, Toshir? Mifune, Brian Bedford, Jessica Walter, Antonio Sabàto, Françoise Hardy, Adolfo Celi, Claude Dauphin ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1966-12-21
22.

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
23.

Dracula: Prince of Darkness

4.3
6.7/10 IMDB

Whilst vacationing in the Carpathian Mountain, two couples stumble across the remains of Count Dracula's castle. The Count's trusted servant kills one of the men, suspending the body over the Count's ashes so that the blood drips from the corpse and saturates the blackened remains. The ritual is completed, the Count revived and his attentions focus on the dead man's wife who is to become his partner; devoted to an existence of depravity and evil.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Andrew Keir, Francis Matthews, Suzan Farmer, Thorley Walters, Philip Latham, Charles Tingwell, Walter Brown, George Woodbridge ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1966-01-09
24.

Nevada Smith

4.3
6.9/10 IMDB

Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to shoot on time and correct.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith, Arthur Kennedy, Suzanne Pleshette, Raf Vallone, Janet Margolin, Pat Hingle, Howard Da Silva, Martin Landau ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1966-06-10
25.

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
Best Movies of 1966 : Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree
26.

Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree

4.1
8.0/10 IMDB

Christopher Robin's bear attempts to raid a beehive in a tall tree.

Starring: Sterling Holloway, Junius Matthews, Sebastian Cabot, Howard Morris, Hal Smith ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman
Release date: 1966-01-01
27.

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
28.

The Endless Summer

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

Bruce Brown's The Endless Summer is one of the first and most influential surf movies of all time. The film documents American surfers Mike Hynson and Robert August as they travel the world during California’s winter (which, back in 1965 was off-season for surfing) in search of the perfect wave and ultimately, an endless summer.

Starring: Michael Hynson, Robert August, Lord James Blears, Bruce Brown, Chip Fitzwater, Chuck Gardner, Wayne Miyata ..
Directed by: Bruce Brown
Release date: 1966-06-15
Best Movies of 1966 : Cathy Come Home
29.

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
30.

Arabesque

3.9
6.5/10 IMDB

When a plot against a prominent Middle Eastern politician is uncovered, David Pollock, a professor of ancient hieroglyphics at Oxford University, is recruited to help expose the scheme. Pollock must find information believed to be in hieroglyphic code and must also contend with a mysterious man called Beshraavi. Meanwhile, Beshraavi's lover, Yasmin Azir, seems willing to aid Pollock -- but is she really on his side?

Starring: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel, Kieron Moore, Carl Duering, John Merivale, Duncan Lamont, George Coulouris, Ernest Clark, Harold Kasket ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1966-05-04
31.

A Big Hand for the Little Lady

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

A naive traveler in Laredo gets involved in a poker game between the richest men in the area, jeopardizing all the money he has saved for the purpose of settling with his wife and child in San Antonio.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, Paul Ford, Charles Bickford, Burgess Meredith, Kevin McCarthy, Robert Middleton, John Qualen, Jean-Michel Michenaud ..
Directed by: Fielder Cook
Release date: 1966-05-31
32.

The Family Way

3.8
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
33.

The Trouble with Angels

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Mary and her friend, Rachel, are new students at St. Francis Academy, a boarding school run by the iron fist of Mother Superior. The immature teens grow bored and begin playing pranks on both the unsuspecting nuns and their unpleasant classmates, becoming a constant thorn in Mother Superior's side. However, as the years pass, Mary and Rachel slowly mature and begin to see the nuns in a different light.

Starring: Hayley Mills, June Harding, Rosalind Russell, Binnie Barnes, Camilla Sparv, Mary Wickes, Marge Redmond, Dolores Sutton, Margalo Gillmore, Portia Nelson ..
Directed by: Ida Lupino
Release date: 1966-03-29
Best Movies of 1966 : The Trap
34.

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
35.

The Ghost & Mr. Chicken

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Luther Heggs, a typesetter for the town newspaper, pitches an idea for a story about a local haunted house where a famous murder/suicide occurred 20 years earlier. After the editor assigns Luther to spend one night alone in the mansion, Heggs has a number of supernatural encounters and writes a front page story that makes him a hometown hero...until the nephew of the deceased sues him for libel.

Starring: Don Knotts, Joan Staley, Liam Redmond, Dick Sargent, Skip Homeier, Reta Shaw, Lurene Tuttle, Philip Ober, Harry Hickox, Charles Lane ..
Directed by: Alan Rafkin
Release date: 1966-01-20
36.

The Green Hornet

3.7
7.4/10 IMDB

A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato. After Bruce Lee's untimely death in 1973, and the global success of 'Enter The Dragon', two 90-minute feature films were created to capitalise on Lee's worldwide stardom. The first of these films, Green Hornet, was released theatrically in 1974. Starring Bruce Lee as Kato and Van Williams as The Green Hornet, the film capitalised on the existing popularity of the 1960s crime-fighting duo. Edited with bruce Lee's star power in mind, the film has an abundance of spectacular fight scenes.

Starring: Bruce Lee, Van Williams, Wende Wagner, Lloyd Gough, William Dozier, Gary Owens ..
Directed by: Allen Reisner
Release date: 1966-09-09
37.

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
Best Movies of 1966 : 13 Number Feku Ostagar Lane
38.

13 Number Feku Ostagar Lane

3.7
8.5/10 IMDB

In a home, hassle was a daily routine between homeowners and lodgers. The lodgers & their servant was determined that they wouldn't pay their rent. Both of them separately called in their brother & sister to rise courage in quarrel.

Starring: Baby Zaman, Sujata, Sirajul Islam, Sumita Devi, Anowara, Khan Joinul, Altaf, Abdur Razzak ..
Directed by: Bashir Hossain
Release date: 1966-01-01
39.

Gambit

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Harry Dean is a career burglar set on stealing a piece of priceless art from the world's wealthiest man, Mr. Shahbandar. With the help of exotic showgirl Nicole Chang, he concocts the perfect scheme for how the robbery should go and lays it out point by point. However, when the team tries to execute the plan, perfection and reality don't quite match up, and Harry's vision begins to unravel in this twisty tale of a heist gone wrong.

Starring: Michael Caine, Shirley MacLaine, Herbert Lom, John Abbott, Roger C. Carmel, Richard Angarola, Maurice Marsac, Arnold Moss, Tanya Lemani George, Joe Abdullah ..
Directed by: Ronald Neame
Release date: 1966-12-21
40.

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
Best Movies of 1966 : Charlie Brown's All-Stars!
41.

Charlie Brown's All-Stars!

3.7
7.5/10 IMDB

After their humiliating 999th defeat, Charlie Brown's whole baseball team quits on him. All seems lost...until Charlie Brown learns that his team can join the Little League and become an official team with real uniforms! But as the team's enthusiasm sparks, Charlie Brown learns that neither girls nor Snoopy would be allowed to play. Charlie Brown faces the difficult decision of breaking this horrible news to his excited team.

Starring: Peter Robbins, Sally Dryer, Christopher Shea, Cathy Steinberg, Bill Melendez, Ann Altieri, Glenn Mendelson, Lynn Vanderlip, Gail DeFaria, Geoffrey Ornstein ..
Directed by: Bill Melendez
Release date: 1966-06-08
42.

One Million Years B.C.

3.6
5.6/10 IMDB

As the Earth wrestles with its agonising birth, the peoples of this barren and desolate world struggle to survive. Driven by animal instinct they compete against the harsh conditions, their giant predators, and warring tribes. When two people from opposing clans fall in love, existing conventions are shattered forever as each tribe struggles for supremacy and Man embarks on his tortuous voyage of civilisation.

Starring: Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Percy Herbert, Robert Brown, Martine Beswick, Jean Wladon, Lisa Thomas, Yvonne Horner ..
Directed by: Don Chaffey
Release date: 1966-11-24
Best Movies of 1966 : Hawaii
43.

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
44.

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
Best Movies of 1966 : Madame X
45.

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
46.

Return of the Seven

3.6
5.4/10 IMDB

Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out Chris, the leader of The Seven for help. Chris also meets Vin another member of The Seven. They find four other men and they go to help Chico.

Starring: Yul Brynner, Robert Fuller, Julián Mateos, Warren Oates, Claude Akins, Elisa Montés, Fernando Rey, Emilio Fernández, Virgílio Teixeira, Rodolfo Acosta ..
Directed by: Burt Kennedy
Release date: 1966-10-19
47.

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
48.

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
Best Movies of 1966 : Georgy Girl
49.

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
50.

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

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