Best Thriller Movies of 1966


The Boy Cried Murder

6.5/10 IMDB

A young lad (Fraser MacIntosh) with a penchant for spinning elaborate yarns gets himself in deep trouble when he tries to tell people that he really did witness a terrible murder. Unfortunately no one believes him--except the killer. This multi-national drama/thriller, set within a resort community on the Adriatic Sea is a remake of the 1949 film The Window. A screen adaptation of a Cornell Woolrich story of the same name.

Starring: Fraser MacIntosh, Veronica Hurst, Philip Brown, Tim Barrett, Beba Lončar, Edward Steel, Anita Sharp-Bolster, Sonja Hlebš, Alex Macintosh, Vuka Dunđerović ..
Directed by: George P. Breakston
Release date: 1966-09-16
Best Thriller Movies of 1966 : Where the Spies Are

Where the Spies Are

5.8/10 IMDB

A local doctor is recruited as a cold war spy to fulfill a very important secret mission in the Middle East, only to experience that his mission is complicated by a sexy female double agent.

Starring: David Niven, Françoise Dorléac, John Le Mesurier, Cyril Cusack, Eric Pohlmann, Richard Marner, Paul Stassino, George Pravda, Noel Harrison, Ronald Radd ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1966-01-26
Best Thriller Movies of 1966 : Let's Kill Uncle

Let's Kill Uncle

6.0/10 IMDB

A 12-year-old orphan who has just inherited a fortune is trapped on an island with his uncle, a former British intelligence commander who intends to kill him. A young girl is the boy's only ally against the sarcastic uncle, who uses hypnotism, a pool of sharks, fire, and poisonous mushrooms as weapons.

Starring: Nigel Green, Mary Badham, Pat Cardi, Robert Pickering, Linda Lawson, Ref Sanchez, Nestor Paiva ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1966-11-18
Best Thriller Movies of 1966 : Johar in Kashmir

Johar in Kashmir

6.9/10 IMDB

Starring: Mumtaz Begum, Rajan Haksar, I.S. Johar ..
Directed by: I.S. Johar
Release date: 1966-01-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1966 : Hired Killer

Hired Killer

6.1/10 IMDB

Hit-man Clint Harris has one more job to do before he can retire. The corporation which hires him demands that Harris "erase" an ex-employee who has become a snitch for the police. At first Harris refuses but when his own brother is assassinated he accepts the job.

Starring: Robert Webber, Franco Nero, José Luis de Vilallonga, Cec Linder, Theodora Bergery, Earl Hammond, Michel Bardinet, Giovanni Di Benedetto, Jeanne Valérie ..
Directed by: Franco Prosperi
Release date: 1966-03-25
Best Thriller Movies of 1966 : Footsteps in the Snow

Footsteps in the Snow

6.3/10 IMDB

Footsteps in the Snow is a new original documentary that recounts the coldest case in American history, which took 55 years to be solved - the 1957 abduction and murder of a 7-year-old girl.

Starring: George Carron, Melody Greer, Peter Kastner, Veronica Lake, Peter Light, Ovila Légaré, Meredith MacRae, Allan F. Nicholls, Gary Plaxton ..
Directed by: Martin Green
Release date: 1966-10-28
Best Thriller Movies of 1966 : Weekend of Fear

Weekend of Fear

5.8/10 IMDB

A woman hires her deaf-mute gardener to get rid of Judy, Tom's girlfriend, a young man she thinks would be better back with his old girlfriend Carol.

Starring: Jill Banner, Dianne Danford, Micki Malone, Kenneth Washman, Tory Alburn, Ruth Trent, Jamie Vanek, Kurt Donsbach ..
Directed by: Joe Danford
Release date: 1966-02-04
Best Thriller Movies of 1966 : Comando de asesinos

Comando de asesinos

5.2/10 IMDB

A scientist discovers the formula of a particular resistant steel, and a spy ring from an enemy power sets after him to obtain it.

Starring: Peter van Eyck, Mikaela Wood, Klausjürgen Wussow, António Vilar, Corny Collins, Letícia Román ..
Directed by: Julio Coll
Release date: 1966-07-29

The She Beast

4.5/10 IMDB

A young woman is driving alongside a lake. She has an accident and the car plunges into the water. Her body is then possessed by the spirit of an 18th-century witch who was killed by local villagers, and is bent on avenging herself on them.

Starring: Barbara Steele, John Karlsen, Ian Ogilvy, Mel Welles, Joe 'Flash' Riley, Richard Watson, Edward B. Randolph, Peter Grippe, Lucretia Love, Ennio Antonelli ..
Directed by: Michael Reeves
Release date: 1966-05-02

The Silencers

6.2/10 IMDB

Matt Helm is called out of retirement to stop the evil Big O organization who plan to explode an atomic bomb over Alamagordo, NM, and start WW III.

Starring: Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi, Victor Buono, Arthur O'Connell, Robert Webber, James Gregory, Nancy Kovack, Cyd Charisse, David Bond ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1966-02-18

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