Best Movies of 1968

1.

2001: A Space Odyssey

6.7
8.3/10 IMDB

Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Douglas Rain, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter, Margaret Tyzack, Robert Beatty, Sean Sullivan, Frank Miller ..
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Release date: 1968-04-02
2.

Rosemary's Baby

6.5
8.0/10 IMDB

A young couple, Rosemary and Guy, moves into an infamous New York apartment building, known by frightening legends and mysterious events, with the purpose of starting a family.

Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Maurice Evans, Ralph Bellamy, Charles Grodin, Patsy Kelly, Victoria Vetri, Elisha Cook Jr. ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 1968-06-12
3.

Planet of the Apes

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

Astronaut Taylor crash lands on a distant planet ruled by apes who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Daly, Linda Harrison, Robert Gunner, Lou Wagner, Woodrow Parfrey, Jeff Burton ..
Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
Release date: 1968-02-07
4.

Night of the Living Dead

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse.

Starring: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman, Keith Wayne, Judith Ridley, Kyra Schon, Charles Craig, S. William Hinzman, Bill Cardille ..
Directed by: George A. Romero
Release date: 1968-10-04
5.

Where Eagles Dare

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general before it's too late.

Starring: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Patrick Wymark, Michael Hordern, Donald Houston, Peter Barkworth, William Squire, Robert Beatty, Brook Williams ..
Directed by: Brian G. Hutton
Release date: 1968-12-04
6.

The Lion in Winter

5.5
7.9/10 IMDB

Henry II and his estranged queen battle over the choice of an heir.

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle, Nigel Terry, Timothy Dalton, Jane Merrow, Nigel Stock, O. Z. Whitehead, Kenneth Ives ..
Directed by: Anthony Harvey
Release date: 1968-10-30
7.

The Odd Couple

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

In New York, Felix, a neurotic news writer who just broke up with his wife, is urged by his chaotic friend Oscar, a sports journalist, to move in with him, but their lifestyles are as different as night and day are, so Felix's ideas about housekeeping soon begin to irritate Oscar.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman, David Sheiner, Larry Haines, Monica Evans, Carole Shelley, Iris Adrian, Billie Bird ..
Directed by: Gene Saks
Release date: 1968-05-16
8.

Romeo and Juliet

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young lovers defy their destiny and elope, only to suffer the ultimate tragedy.

Starring: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, John McEnery, Michael York, Milo O’Shea, Pat Heywood, Robert Stephens, Bruce Robinson, Paul Hardwick, Natasha Parry ..
Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli
Release date: 1968-04-02
9.

The Swimmer

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Well-off ad man Ned Merrill is visiting a friend when he notices the abundance of backyard pools that populate their upscale suburb. Ned suddenly decides that he'd like to travel the eight miles back to his own home by simply swimming across every pool in town. Soon, Ned's journey becomes harrowing; at each house, he is somehow confronted with a reminder of his romantic, domestic and economic failures.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Kim Hunter, Janice Rule, Tony Bickley, Marge Champion, Nancy Cushman, Bill Fiore, Rose Gregorio, David Garfield ..
Directed by: Frank Perry
Release date: 1968-08-09
10.

Bullitt

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a pair of mob hitmen enter the scene, Bullitt follows their trail through a maze of complications and double-crosses. This thriller includes one of the most famous car chases ever filmed.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Don Gordon, Robert Vaughn, Simon Oakland, Felice Orlandi, Pat Renella, Jacqueline Bisset, Carl Reindel, Paul Genge, Bill Hickman ..
Directed by: Peter Yates
Release date: 1968-10-17
11.

Funny Girl

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

The story of the life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her second husband, Nick Arnstein.

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis, Walter Pidgeon, Lee Allen, Mae Questel, Gerald Mohr, Frank Faylen, Alena Johnston ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1968-09-19
12.

Yellow Submarine

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

The wicked Blue Meanies take over Pepperland, eliminating all color and music. As the only survivor, the Lord Admiral escapes in the yellow submarine and journeys to Liverpool to enlist the help of the Beatles.

Starring: Paul Angelis, John Clive, Geoffrey Hughes, Peter Batten, Dick Emery, Lance Percival, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr ..
Directed by: George Dunning
Release date: 1968-07-17
13.

if....

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

In an English boys' boarding school, social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three Lower Sixth students, leader Mick Travis, Wallace and Johnny decide on a shocking course of action to redress the balance of privilege once and for all.

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Richard Warwick, David Wood, Christine Noonan, Rupert Webster, Robert Swann, Hugh Thomas, Michael Cadman, Peter Sproule, Peter Jeffrey ..
Directed by: Lindsay Anderson
Release date: 1968-12-19
14.

Faces

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

Middle-aged suburban husband Richard abruptly tells his wife, Maria, that he wants a divorce. As Richard takes up with a younger woman, Maria enjoys a night on the town with her friends and meets a younger man. As the couple and those around them confront a seemingly futile search for what they've lost -- love, excitement, passion -- this classic American independent film explores themes of aging and alienation.

Starring: Gena Rowlands, John Marley, Lynn Carlin, Seymour Cassel, Fred Draper, Val Avery, Dorothy Gulliver, Joanne Moore Jordan, Darlene Conley, Gene Darfler ..
Directed by: John Cassavetes
Release date: 1968-11-24
15.

The Party

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Hrundi V. Bakshi, an accident-prone actor from India, is accidentally put on the guest list for an upcoming party at the home of a Hollywood film producer. Unfortunately, from the moment he arrives, one thing after another goes wrong with compounding effect.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Natalia Borisova, Jean Carson, Marge Champion, Al Checco, Corinne Cole, Dick Crockett, Frances Davis, Danielle De Metz ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1968-04-04
16.

Oliver!

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.

Starring: Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed, Harry Secombe, Mark Lester, Jack Wild, Hugh Griffith, Joseph O'Conor, Peggy Mount, Leonard Rossiter ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1968-09-26
17.

Hang 'em High

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and starts dispensing his own brand of Wild West justice.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Ed Begley, Pat Hingle, Ben Johnson, Bruce Dern, Charles McGraw, Ruth White, Alan Hale Jr., L. Q. Jones ..
Directed by: Ted Post
Release date: 1968-07-31
18.

The Thomas Crown Affair

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Young businessman, Thomas Crown is bored and decides to plan a robbery and assigns a professional agent with the right information to the job. However, Crown is soon betrayed yet cannot blow his cover because he’s in love.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke, Jack Weston, Biff McGuire, Addison Powell, Astrid Heeren, Gordon Pinsent, Yaphet Kotto, Sidney Armus ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1968-06-26
19.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

A hapless inventor finally finds success with a flying car, which a dictator from a foreign government sets out to take for himself.

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Gert Fröbe, Anna Quayle, Benny Hill, James Robertson Justice, Robert Helpmann, Barbara Windsor, Davy Kaye ..
Directed by: Ken Hughes
Release date: 1968-12-17
20.

Witchfinder General

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

England, 1645. The cruel civil war between Royalists and Parliamentarians that is ravaging the country causes an era of chaos and legal arbitrariness that allows unscrupulous men to profit by exploiting the absurd superstitions of the peasants; like Matthew Hopkins, a monster disguised as a man who wanders from town to town offering his services as a witch hunter.

Starring: Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Rupert Davies, Hilary Dwyer, Nicky Henson, Tony Selby, Bernard Kay, Godfrey James, Michael Beint, John Trenaman ..
Directed by: Michael Reeves
Release date: 1968-05-17
21.

The Love Bug

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Down-on-his-luck race car driver Jim Douglas teams up with a little VW Bug that has a mind of its own, not realizing Herbie's worth until a sneaky rival plots to steal him.

Starring: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, Buddy Hackett, Joe Flynn, Benson Fong, Andy Granatelli, David Tomlinson, Barry Kelley, Iris Adrian, Joe E. Ross ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1968-12-23
22.

Coogan's Bluff

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Coogan, an Arizona deputy sheriff goes to New York to pick up a prisoner. While escorting the prisoner to the airport, he escapes and Coogan heads into the city to recapture him.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Susan Clark, Tisha Sterling, Don Stroud, Tom Tully, Betty Field, Melodie Johnson, James Edwards, Rudy Diaz ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1968-10-02
23.

Ice Station Zebra

4.6
6.6/10 IMDB

A top-secret Soviet spy satellite -- using stolen Western technology -- malfunctions and then goes into a descent that lands it near an isolated Arctic research encampment called Ice Station Zebra, belonging to the British, which starts sending out distress signals before falling silent. The atomic submarine Tigerfish, commanded by Cmdr. James Ferraday (Rock Hudson), is dispatched to save them.

Starring: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Jim Brown, Tony Bill, Lloyd Nolan, Alf Kjellin, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Ted Hartley, Murray Rose ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1968-10-23
24.

Hell in the Pacific

4.6
7.3/10 IMDB

During World War II, a shot-down American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain find themselves stranded on the same small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean.

Starring: Lee Marvin, Toshiro Mifune ..
Directed by: John Boorman
Release date: 1968-12-19
25.

Targets

4.5
7.3/10 IMDB

The fate of a washed-up horror actor intersects with a psychotic sniper on a killing spree.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Tim O'Kelly, Arthur Peterson, Monte Landis, Nancy Hsueh, Peter Bogdanovich, Daniel Ades, Stafford Morgan, James Brown, Mary Jackson ..
Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich
Release date: 1968-08-15
26.

Barbarella

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.

Starring: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Marcel Marceau, Claude Dauphin, Milo O’Shea, Véronique Vendell, Serge Marquand, Catherine Chevallier, Marie Therese Chevallier ..
Directed by: Roger Vadim
Release date: 1968-10-10
27.

The Boston Strangler

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from the point of view of the investigators who have very few clues to build a case upon.

Starring: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Mike Kellin, Hurd Hatfield, Murray Hamilton, Jeff Corey, Sally Kellerman, William Marshall, George Voskovec ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1968-10-08
28.

Yours, Mine and Ours

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

When a widower with ten children marries a widow with eight, can the twenty of them ever come together as one big happy family?

Starring: Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson, Tom Bosley, Louise Troy, Sidney Miller, Morgan Brittany, Tracy Nelson, Tim Matheson, Mitch Vogel ..
Directed by: Melville Shavelson
Release date: 1968-04-24
Best Movies of 1968 : The Little Drummer Boy
29.

The Little Drummer Boy

4.2
7.0/10 IMDB

After being kidnapped and escaping, a young drummer boy searches for his camel and finds him in the Nativity of the Baby Jesus. He gives Baby Jesus the only gift he has; a song on his drum, said song being the only gift Baby Jesus responds to.

Starring: Ted Eccles, José Ferrer, Paul Frees, June Foray, Greer Garson ..
Directed by: Arthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass
Release date: 1968-12-19
30.

The Devil Rides Out

4.2
6.9/10 IMDB

The powers of good are pitted against the forces of evil as the Duc de Richelieu wrestles with the charming but deadly Satanist, Mocata, for the soul of his friend. Mocata has the knowledge and the power to summon the forces of darkness and, as the Duc de Richelieu and his friends remain within the protected pentacle, they are subjected to ever-increasing horror until thundering hooves herald the arrival of the Angel of Death.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Charles Gray, Niké Arrighi, Leon Greene, Patrick Mower, Gwen Ffrangcon Davies, Sarah Lawson, Paul Eddington, Rosalyn Landor, Russell Waters ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1968-07-20
31.

The Green Berets

4.2
5.6/10 IMDB

Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for two missions in South Vietnam. The first is to strengthen a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy. The second is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.

Starring: John Wayne, David Janssen, George Takei, Jack Soo, Jim Hutton, Bruce Cabot, Aldo Ray, Raymond St. Jacques, Patrick Wayne, Luke Askew ..
Directed by: John Wayne, Ray Kellogg
Release date: 1968-07-04
32.

Blackbeard's Ghost

4.2
6.8/10 IMDB

Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good guy Steve Walker (Jones) gets caught in the middle of the squabble after evoking Blackbeard's ghost.

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Elsa Lanchester, Richard Deacon, Peter Ustinov, Stefanie Powers, Terry-Thomas, Joby Baker, Elliott Reid ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1968-02-08
33.

Dracula Has Risen from the Grave

4.1
6.5/10 IMDB

In the shadow of Castle Dracula, the Prince of Darkness is revived by blood trickling from the head-wound of an unconscious priest attempting exorcism. And once more fear and terror strikes Transylvania as the undead Prince of Darkness stalks the village of Keineneburg to ensnare victims and satisfy his evil thirst.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies, Veronica Carlson, Barry Andrews, Barbara Ewing, Ewan Hooper, Marion Mathie, Michael Ripper, John D. Collins, George A. Cooper ..
Directed by: Freddie Francis
Release date: 1968-11-07
Best Movies of 1968 : Prescription: Murder
34.

Prescription: Murder

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

In Columbo's first outing, a psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.

Starring: Peter Falk, Gene Barry, Katherine Justice, William Windom, Nina Foch, Virginia Gregg, Andrea King, Susanne Benton, Ena Hartman, Sherry Boucher ..
Directed by: Richard Irving
Release date: 1968-02-20
35.

Monterey Pop

4.1
8.0/10 IMDB

Featuring performances by popular artists of the 1960s, this concert film highlights the music of the 1967 California festival. Although not all musicians who performed at the Monterey Pop Festival are on film, some of the notable acts include the Mamas and the Papas, Simon & Garfunkel, Jefferson Airplane, the Who, Otis Redding, and the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Hendrix's post-performance antics -- lighting a guitar on fire, breaking it and tossing a part into the audience -- are captured.

Starring: Scott McKenzie, Denny Doherty, John Phillips, Frank Cook, Bob Hite, Henry Vestine, Alan Wilson, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Hugh Masekela ..
Directed by: D. A. Pennebaker
Release date: 1968-12-26
36.

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

Singer is a deaf-mute whose small world brings him in contact with a young girl, Mick, who cherishes a seemingly hopeless dream of becoming a concert pianist. At first hostile, Mick soon becomes friends with Singer, hoping to enlarge his small world. Three other central characters come to Singer for help also, each of them seeing in him a powerful force.

Starring: Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, Laurinda Barrett, Stacy Keach, Chuck McCann, Biff McGuire, Percy Rodriguez, Cicely Tyson, Jackie Marlowe, Johnny Popwell ..
Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller
Release date: 1968-07-31
Best Movies of 1968 : Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day
37.

Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Winnie the Pooh and his friends experience high winds, heavy rains, and a flood in Hundred Acre Wood.

Starring: Sterling Holloway, John Fiedler, Paul Winchell, Hal Smith, Jon Walmsley, Ralph Wright, Sebastian Cabot, Howard Morris, Barbara Luddy, Clint Howard ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman
Release date: 1968-12-20
38.

High School

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside Northeast High School as a fly on the wall to observe the teachers and how they interact with the students.

Directed by: Frederick Wiseman
Release date: 1968-05-01
39.

He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

When the gang loses patience with Snoopy's mischief, he suddenly finds himself back in obedience training. With a vengeance, Snoopy decides it's time to run away to Peppermint Patty's house, but soon realizes life might not be so bad with Charlie Brown after all.

Starring: Peter Robbins, Bill Melendez, Sally Dryer, Ann Altieri, Lisa DeFaria, Christopher Shea, Glenn Mendelson, Gail DeFaria, Matthew Liftin ..
Directed by: Bill Melendez
Release date: 1968-02-14
40.

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One

3.9
7.2/10 IMDB

In Manhattan's Central Park, a film crew directed by William Greaves is shooting a screen test with various pairs of actors. It's a confrontation between a couple: he demands to know what's wrong, she challenges his sexual orientation. Cameras shoot the exchange, and another camera records Greaves and his crew. Sometimes we watch the crew discussing this scene, its language, and the process of making a movie. Is there such a thing as natural language? Are all things related to sex? The camera records distractions - a woman rides horseback past them; a garrulous homeless vet who sleeps in the park chats them up. What's the nature of making a movie?

Starring: Patricia Ree Gilbert, Don Fellows, Robert L. Rosen, William Greaves, Susan Anspach, Audrey Heningham, Jonathan Gordon, Bob Rosen, Stevan Larner, Terence Macartney-Filgate ..
Directed by: William Greaves
Release date: 1968-10-28
41.

No Way to Treat a Lady

3.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Christopher Gill is a psychotic killer who uses various disguises to trick and strangle his victims. Moe Brummel is a single and harassed New York City police detective who starts to get phone calls from the strangler and builds a strange alliance as a result. Kate Palmer is a swinging, hip tour guide who witnesses the strangler leaving her dead neighbor's apartment and sets her sights on the detective. Moe's live-in mother wishes her son would be a successful Jewish doctor like his big brother.

Starring: Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, George Segal, Eileen Heckart, Murray Hamilton, Michael Dunn, Martine Bartlett, Barbara Baxley, Irene Dailey, Doris Roberts ..
Directed by: Jack Smight
Release date: 1968-03-20
Best Movies of 1968 : Whistle and I'll Come to You
42.

Whistle and I'll Come to You

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

A university professor, confident that everything which occurs in life has a rational explanation, finds his beliefs severely challenged when, during a vacation to a remote coastal village in Norfolk, he blows through an ancient whistle discovered on a beach, awakening horrors beyond human understanding.

Starring: Michael Hordern, Ambrose Coghill, George Woodbridge, Nora Gordon, Freda Dowie ..
Directed by: Jonathan Miller
Release date: 1968-05-07
Best Movies of 1968 : The Immortal Story
43.

The Immortal Story

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

An aged, wealthy trader plots with his servant to recreate a maritime tall tale, using a local woman and an unknown sailor as actors.

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Orson Welles, Roger Coggio, Norman Eshley, Fernando Rey ..
Directed by: Orson Welles
Release date: 1968-06-01
44.

Charly

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

An experiment on a simpleton turns him into a genius. When he discovers what has been done to him he struggles with whether or not what was done to him was right.

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala, Leon Janney, Ruth White, Dick Van Patten, Edward McNally, Barney Martin, William Dwyer, Dan Morgan ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1968-09-23
45.

Rachel, Rachel

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go.

Starring: Joanne Woodward, James Olson, Kate Harrington, Estelle Parsons, Donald Moffat, Terry Kiser, Frank Corsaro, Bernard Barrow, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Nell Potts ..
Directed by: Paul Newman
Release date: 1968-08-26
46.

Pretty Poison

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Tuesday Weld, Beverly Garland, John Randolph, Dick O'Neill, Clarice Blackburn, Joseph Bova, Ken Kercheval, Don Fellows, George Ryan ..
Directed by: Noel Black
Release date: 1968-07-18
Best Movies of 1968 : The Subject Was Roses
47.

The Subject Was Roses

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

When Timmy Cleary, comes home from soldiering, he's greeted by the open but strained arms of his two parents, John and Nettie. Once considered sickly and weak, he has now distinguished himself in the service and is ready to begin a new life. His parents, however, are still trapped in the bygone days of early and unresolved marital strife and begin emotionally deteriorating through several drama packed encounters. Now mature, the young Tim Cleary finally understands the family dynamics that has played all throughout his boyhood. By the simple act of bringing his mother roses on behalf of his father, Tim realizes he may have destroyed his family, but is helpless to obtain resolution which must come from both his parents.

Starring: Patricia Neal, Jack Albertson, Martin Sheen, Don Saxon, Elaine Williams, Grant Gordon ..
Directed by: Ulu Grosbard
Release date: 1968-10-13
Best Movies of 1968 : Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles
48.

Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Holmes asks Watson to protect the new Lord of Baskerville Manor whose life seems to be threatened by a legendary, almost supernatural, hound.

Starring: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, Gary Raymond, Gabriella Licudi, Philip Bond, Gerald Flood, Ballard Berkeley, David Leland, George Howe, Christopher Burgess ..
Directed by: Henri Safran, Viktors Ritelis, Graham Evans
Release date: 1968-09-30
49.

The Shoes of the Fisherman

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

All eyes focus on the Vatican, watching for the traditional puffs of white smoke that signal the election of the next Pope. This time much more is at stake. The new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world on the brink of nuclear nightmare.

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Oskar Werner, David Janssen, Vittorio De Sica, Leo McKern, John Gielgud, Barbara Jefford, Laurence Olivier, Rosemary Dexter, Frank Finlay ..
Directed by: Michael Anderson
Release date: 1968-11-14
50.

Twisted Nerve

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Martin Durnley (Hywel Bennett) is a troubled young man. With a mother who insists on treating him like a child, a stepfather who can't wait to see the back of him, and a brother with Down's Syndrome shut away in an institution, is it any wonder he retreats into an alternate personality - that of six-year-old Georgie? It is Georgie who befriends Susan Harper (Hayley Mills), but friendship soon turns into obsession. When Susan begins to distance herself, something inside Georgie snaps and he embarks on a killing spree, with Susan as the next target.

Starring: Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, Billie Whitelaw, Frank Finlay, Barry Foster, Phyllis Calvert, Salmaan Peerzada, Christian Roberts, Gretchen Franklin, Thorley Walters ..
Directed by: Roy Boulting
Release date: 1968-12-20

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