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1. Antoine and Colette (1962)

32 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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This short film is the first segment of five in the multinational feature Love at Twenty (1962), all five segments on the theme of first adult love. After indulging in much delinquency in ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Patrick Auffay, Jean-François Adam

Votes: 2,572

A fantastic short film and Jean-Pierre Leaud at his most adorable

2. La Jetée (1962)

Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Drama, Romance

8.3
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The story of a man forced to explore his memories in the wake of World War III's devastation, told through still images.

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Étienne Becker, Jean Négroni, Hélène Chatelain, Davos Hanich

Votes: 23,685

3. An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

8.3
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An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Shima Iwashita, Keiji Sada, Mariko Okada

Votes: 5,734

4. The Exterminating Angel (1962)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Silvia Pinal, Jacqueline Andere, Enrique Rambal, Claudio Brook

Votes: 22,292

5. Sundays and Cybèle (1962)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.8
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After killing a child when his plane crashes in a Vietnamese village, Pierre suffers from delayed stress and partial amnesia. Returning to France, he lives like a vegetable until he meets a... See full summary »

Director: Serge Bourguignon | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Nicole Courcel, Patricia Gozzi, Daniel Ivernel

Votes: 2,209

6. The L-Shaped Room (1962)

126 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A single, pregnant woman moves into a London boarding house where she meets a group of fellow misfits.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Leslie Caron, Anthony Booth, Avis Bunnage, Patricia Phoenix

Votes: 1,230

7. Il Sorpasso (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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An impulsive braggart takes a shy law student for a two-day ride through the Roman and Tuscany countries.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Spaak, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Claudio Gora

Votes: 6,780

8. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Not Rated | 129 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 242,809

9. The Phantom of the Opera (1962)

Unrated | 84 min | Drama, Horror, Music

6.4
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Terror strikes the London Opera House as a new opera is disrupted by the actions of a deformed specter of the show's past who has an obsession with one of the production's chorus girl.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Herbert Lom, Heather Sears, Edward de Souza, Thorley Walters

Votes: 2,226

10. Confessions of an Opium Eater (1962)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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In 19th century San Francisco's Chinatown, American adventurer Gilbert De Quincey is saving slave girls owned by the Chinese Tong factions.

Director: Albert Zugsmith | Stars: Vincent Price, Linda Ho, Richard Loo, June Kyoto Lu

Votes: 430

11. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, Western

8.1
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A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Votes: 58,191

12. Ride the High Country (1962)

Approved | 94 min | Western

7.6
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An ex-union soldier is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Joel McCrea, Randolph Scott, Mariette Hartley, Ron Starr

Votes: 10,115

13. Lolita (1962)

Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A middle-aged college professor becomes infatuated with a fourteen-year-old nymphet.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell

Votes: 75,254 | Gross: $9.25M

14. Salvatore Giuliano (1962)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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The unclear and complicated twists between governal powers, independentist party and Mafia in the Sicily of the '40s culminate with the death of Salvatore Giuliano.

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Frank Wolff, Salvo Randone, Frederico Zardi, Sennuccio Benelli

Votes: 2,192

15. Le Doulos (1963)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Thriller

7.9
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A burglar betraying other criminals, prepares for a big heist with a trusted friend that might be as untrustworthy as he.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, Jean Desailly, René Lefèvre

Votes: 6,946 | Gross: $0.08M

16. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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94 Metascore

A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 64,501

17. Experiment in Terror (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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A man with an asthmatic voice telephones bank clerk Kelly Sherwood at home and coerces her into helping him steal a large sum from her bank.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Glenn Ford, Lee Remick, Stefanie Powers, Roy Poole

Votes: 3,186

18. Burn, Witch, Burn (1962)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

7.0
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A skeptical college professor discovers that his wife has been practicing magic for years. Like the learned, rational fellow he is, he forces her to destroy all her magical charms and ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair, Margaret Johnston, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 2,247

19. The Boys (1962)

123 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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When the night watchman of a garage is found murdered, 4 young men are arrested and put on trial. Under cross-examination, suspects and witnesses give differing accounts of the same ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Richard Todd, Robert Morley, Dudley Sutton, Ronald Lacey

Votes: 287

20. Love at Twenty (1962)

110 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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"Love at Twenty" unites five directors from around the world to present their different perspectives on what love really is at the age of 20. The episodes are united with the score of ... See full summary »

Directors: Shintarô Ishihara, Marcel Ophüls, Renzo Rossellini, François Truffaut, Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Patrick Auffay, Rosy Varte

Votes: 1,638

21. Baron Prásil (1962)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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The outrageous Baron Munchausen tells of his many adventures, from meeting the Man in the Moon to defeating a Turkish army all by himself.

Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Milos Kopecký, Rudolf Jelínek, Jana Brejchová, Karel Höger

Votes: 1,134

22. Family Portrait (1962)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

7.4
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1945. Enrico Corsi, in Rome, reflects on his relationship with his eight year younger brother, Lorenzo Corsi, following Lorenzo's recent passing from a long and debilitating illness at age ... See full summary »

Director: Valerio Zurlini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Jacques Perrin, Sylvie, Salvo Randone

Votes: 676

23. Nakayama shichiri (1962)

87 min | Drama

7.0
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Masakichi was a troublemaker until he found a right girl to marry. Unfortunately, his happiness is short-lived - she kills herself after being raped.

Director: Kazuo Ikehiro | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Tamao Nakamura, Kôichi Ôse, Eijirô Yanagi

Votes: 32

24. Mafioso (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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88 Metascore

When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation.

Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Norma Bengell, Gabriella Conti, Ugo Attanasio

Votes: 1,831 | Gross: $0.40M

25. Watashi wa nisai (1962)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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The trials, tribulations, and joys of raising a child. The film follows the everyday events of a family with one boy, coming up to his second birthday, interspersed with occasional thoughts... See full summary »

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Fujiko Yamamoto, Hiroo Suzuki, Eiji Funakoshi, Kumeko Urabe

Votes: 214

26. Vive le tour (1962)

18 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

7.7
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Chronicals the cyclists of the Tour de France and their daily trails along the race.

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Jean Bobet

Votes: 694

27. Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! (1962)

Approved | 78 min | Musical, Comedy

6.3
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The hero and heroine want to popularize a trad jazz in their town. Some older people feel displeased about a trad jazz, and prevent their trying. The hero and heroine go to London ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Helen Shapiro, Craig Douglas, John Leyton, The Brook Brothers

Votes: 228

28. The Tale of Zatoichi (1962)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur who also happens to be a master swordsman.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Masayo Banri, Ryûzô Shimada, Hajime Mitamura

Votes: 3,781

29. Smog (1962)

104 min | Drama

8.0
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Director: Franco Rossi | Stars: Enrico Maria Salerno, Annie Girardot, Renato Salvatori, Susan Spafford

Votes: 27

30. Zoku Zatôichi monogatari (1962)

Not Rated | 72 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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The blind masseur and swordsman, Zatoichi, learns of a powerful political figure's secret and is quickly tailed by a group of killers.

Director: Kazuo Mori | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Yaeko Mizutani, Masayo Banri, Tomisaburô Wakayama

Votes: 1,627

31. Jigsaw (1962)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and... See full summary »

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Jack Warner, Ronald Lewis, Yolande Donlan, Michael Goodliffe

Votes: 482

32. Chûshingura (1962)

207 min | Action, Drama, History

7.8
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After their lord is tricked into committing ritual suicide, forty-seven samurai warriors await the chance to avenge their master and reclaim their honor.

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Yûzô Kayama, Chûsha Ichikawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Akira Takarada

Votes: 1,661

33. The Connection (1961)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.0
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A director tries to film a group of junkies in Leach's room while they are waiting for Cowboy to bring their heroin connection.

Director: Shirley Clarke | Stars: William Redfield, Warren Finnerty, Garry Goodrow, Jerome Raphael

Votes: 484

34. Only Two Can Play (1962)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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John Lewis is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home. Then Liz, wife of a local counciller, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Gilliat | Stars: Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling, Virginia Maskell, Kenneth Griffith

Votes: 756

35. How the West Was Won (1962)

Approved | 164 min | Western

7.1
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A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century - including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.

Directors: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda

Votes: 15,600 | Gross: $46.50M

36. The Four Days of Naples (1962)

116 min | Drama, War

7.7
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The film shows the history of the Neapolitan popular revolt against the invading Germans, during the second world war. During the four days in Naples the revolt turns over in just few hours... See full summary »

Director: Nanni Loy | Stars: Raffaele Barbato, Charles Belmont, Regina Bianchi, Silvana Buzzanca

Votes: 554

37. Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)

174 min | Drama

7.8
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Over the course of one day in August 1912, the family of retired actor James Tyrone grapples with the morphine addiction of his wife Mary, the illness of their youngest son Edmund and the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards, Dean Stockwell

Votes: 3,819

38. A Prize of Arms (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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A criminal gang sets out to pull off the heist of a large army payroll.

Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Stanley Baker, Helmut Schmid, Tom Bell, John Phillips

Votes: 208

39. Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.0
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Cleo, a singer and hypochondriac, becomes increasingly worried that she might have cancer while awaiting test results from her doctor.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray, Dorothée Blanck

Votes: 9,285

40. Cash on Demand (1961)

Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal 97,000 pounds.

Director: Quentin Lawrence | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Richard Vernon, Norman Bird

Votes: 724

41. Some People (1962)

93 min | Drama, Musical

6.4
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The story of three teenaged tearaways Johnnie, Bill and Bert who find themselves at odds with society. Following a brush with the law they have a chance meeting with a local choirmaster who offers them a way of making good.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Kenneth More, Ray Brooks, Anneke Wills, David Andrews

Votes: 129

42. The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962)

76 min | Horror

6.7
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In 19th century London, a woman weds a doctor with necrophiliac tendencies, and whose first wife died under mysterious circumstances - and might be coming back from the grave to torment her successor.

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Barbara Steele, Robert Flemyng, Silvano Tranquilli, Maria Teresa Vianello

Votes: 838

43. Arsène Lupin contre Arsène Lupin (1962)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.1
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André Laroche, an industrialist, has just passed away. Face to his grave, as he is being buried, Anne de Vierne, the wife of a magistrate, confesses to her son François that Laroche was in ... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Françoise Dorléac, Geneviève Grad

Votes: 105

44. Die Tür mit den 7 Schlössern (1962)

96 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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A woman arrives at a lonely mansion and finds herself mixed up with a lunatic who has built his own torture chamber, which is already crowded with victims - and he plans to make her his next one.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Sabine Sesselmann, Eddi Arent, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 409

45. A Monkey in Winter (1962)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Albert is an inn owner who vowed never to drink again if he and his wife survived the war. They did, and the reformed alcoholic keeps his vow. But times have changed and soon after the war,... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean Gabin, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Suzanne Flon, Gabrielle Dorziat

Votes: 1,834

46. Ninja, a Band of Assassins (1962)

Not Rated | 104 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Ishikawa Goemon (Ichikawa Raizo), a talented young ninja, becomes ensnared in a twisted scheme to assassinate Oda Nobunaga, an evil warlord bent on ruling feudal Japan with an iron fist. ... See full summary »

Director: Satsuo Yamamoto | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Shiho Fujimura, Yûnosuke Itô, Katsuhiko Kobayashi

Votes: 495

47. The Awful Dr. Orlof (1962)

Approved | 90 min | Horror

6.2
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Dr. Orlof, a former prison doctor, abducts beautiful women from nightclubs and tries to use their skin to repair his daughter's fire-scarred face. He is assisted by Morpho, a deformed ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Conrado San Martín, Diana Lorys, Howard Vernon, Perla Cristal

Votes: 1,158

48. Night Creatures (1962)

Unrated | 82 min | Adventure, Horror

6.9
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In 18th-century England, the Royal Crown sends Royal Navy Captain Collier and his crew to investigate reports of illegal smuggling and bootlegging in a coastal town where locals believe in Marsh Phantoms.

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Peter Cushing, Yvonne Romain, Patrick Allen, Oliver Reed

Votes: 2,109

49. The 300 Spartans (1962)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.7
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A small army of Greeks spearheaded by 300 Spartans do battle with the whole invading Persian army.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Richard Egan, Ralph Richardson, Diane Baker, Barry Coe

Votes: 5,887

50. Las doce sillas (1962)

94 min | Comedy

7.1
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When her country is taken over by socialist revolutionaries, a wealthy woman can't bear to give up all of her wealth and possessions to the new government, so she hides all of her treasures... See full summary »

Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Enrique Santisteban, Reynaldo Miravalles, René Sánchez, Pilín Vallejo

Votes: 194

51. Hatari! (1962)

Approved | 157 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos before the arrival of a female wildlife photographer threatens to change their ways.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Elsa Martinelli, Hardy Krüger, Red Buttons

Votes: 9,924 | Gross: $14.00M

52. Lonely Are the Brave (1962)

Approved | 107 min | Drama, Western

7.7
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A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.

Director: David Miller | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Walter Matthau, Michael Kane

Votes: 6,584

53. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Sport

7.7
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A juvenile offender at a tough reform school impresses its governor with his running ability and is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race, but faces ridicule from his peers.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, Avis Bunnage, Alec McCowen

Votes: 6,371

54. The Treasure of the Silver Lake (1962)

82 min | Western, Adventure

6.9
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In their first cinematic adventure, Apache chief Winnetou and mountain man Old Shatterhand pursue a gang of murderous outlaws who will stop at nothing to find the legendary treasure of Silver Lake.

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Pierre Brice, Lex Barker, Herbert Lom, Götz George

Votes: 2,233

55. All Night Long (1962)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

7.1
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The film, based on Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best jazz musicians of the period - including Dave Brubeck and Charles Mingus.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Keith Michell, Betsy Blair, Paul Harris

Votes: 729

56. Thriller (1960–1962)
Episode: La Strega (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.7
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Three men try to drown a young woman, fearing she's a witch. A wandering painter pulls her from the river, refusing to believe in such rural superstition. The young artist shelters her, but... See full summary »

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ursula Andress, Alejandro Rey, Ramon Novarro

Votes: 90

57. Kiru (1962)

71 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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A samurai seeks revenge and redemption after his family is executed by a rival clan.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Shiho Fujimura, Mayumi Nagisa, Masayo Banri

Votes: 274

58. Don't Talk to Strange Men (1962)

65 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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An innocent girl is "groomed" over the telephone, and nearly becomes the victim of the attacker only to put her younger sisters life in grave danger.

Director: Pat Jackson | Stars: Christina Gregg, Janina Faye, Cyril Raymond, Gillian Lind

Votes: 165

59. The Suitor (1962)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy

7.3
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Pierre is a shy man whose sole focus in life is studying astrology in solitude, which is often difficult since he still lives at and studies in his parent's house. His parent's would rather... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Étaix | Stars: France Arnel, Pierre Étaix, Laurence Lignières, Claude Massot

Votes: 648

60. Pitfall (1962)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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A man wanders into a seemingly deserted town with his young son in search of work. But after a bit of bad luck, he joins the town's population of lost souls.

Director: Hiroshi Teshigahara | Stars: Hisashi Igawa, Sumie Sasaki, Sen Yano, Hideo Kanze

Votes: 2,675

61. Hell Is for Heroes (1962)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, War

7.0
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Small squad must hold off German attack.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Steve McQueen, Bobby Darin, Fess Parker, Harry Guardino

Votes: 5,459

62. Operation Snatch (1962)

83 min | Comedy, War

6.6
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Legend has it that if the famous Barbary Apes leave the Rock of Gibraltar, it's a sign that the British will lose control of it. During World War II, a British officer is put in charge of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Terry-Thomas, George Sanders, Lionel Jeffries, Jocelyn Lane

Votes: 38

63. Love on a Pillow (1962)

Not Rated | 102 min | Romance, Drama

5.5
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A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. He turns out to be a sociopath, who begins to take over her life, abusing her both verbally and emotionally, yet she can't seem to tear herself away from him.

Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Robert Hossein, Jean-Marc Bory, Michel Serrault

Votes: 384

64. Therese (1962)

109 min | Drama

7.4
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After Thérèse is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, Bernard Desqueyroux, she recalls the events that lead to her being charged. At the beginning of her marriage to Bernard, the only... See full summary »

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Philippe Noiret, Edith Scob, Sami Frey

Votes: 353

65. Panic in Year Zero! (1962)

Not Rated | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A family of four leaves Los Angeles for a camping trip just before a nuclear bomb destroys the city. As lawlessness prevails, the father must fight to keep his family alive.

Director: Ray Milland | Stars: Ray Milland, Jean Hagen, Frankie Avalon, Mary Mitchel

Votes: 3,006

66. Mondo cane (1962)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Horror

6.4
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A "shockumentary" consisting of a collection of mostly real archive footage displaying mankind at its most depraved and perverse, displaying bizarre rites, cruel behavior and bestial violence.

Directors: Paolo Cavara, Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi | Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Yves Klein, Stefano Sibaldi, Henning Skaarup

Votes: 2,854

67. The Inn on the River (1962)

92 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Elisabeth Flickenschildt, Klaus Kinski

Votes: 634

68. Jack the Giant Killer (1962)

G | 94 min | Fantasy, Family, Adventure

6.5
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A farmboy turned knight must protect a princess from the schemes of an evil wizard.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Kerwin Mathews, Judi Meredith, Torin Thatcher, Walter Burke

Votes: 1,702

69. Taras Bulba (1962)

Approved | 122 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.4
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In the 16th century Ukraine, the Polish overlords and the Cossacks fight for control of the land but frequent Turkish invasions force them to unite against the common Turkish foe.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Tony Curtis, Yul Brynner, Christine Kaufmann, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 2,923 | Gross: $4.00M

70. Carry on Cruising (1962)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the ... See full summary »

Directors: Gerald Thomas, Ralph Thomas | Stars: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Kenneth Connor, Liz Fraser

Votes: 1,974

71. Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1962)

TV-PG | 28 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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In 1862, during the American Civil War, a Southern civilian is about to be hanged for attempting to sabotage a railway bridge. When the execution takes place from the bridge, the rope breaks and he begins his escape toward home.

Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Roger Jacquet, Anne Cornaly, Anker Larsen, Stéphane Fey

Votes: 3,240

72. Pytel blech (1962)

43 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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Director: Vera Chytilová

Votes: 58

73. Istoriya odnogo prestupleniya (1962)

20 min | Animation, Short

7.3
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The man decides to kill the neighbors because they prevent him from sleeping.

Director: Fyodor Khitruk | Star: Zinoviy Gerdt

Votes: 237

74. Monitor (1958– )
Episode: Elgar (1962)

55 min | Documentary

7.9
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A partly dramatised account of the life of Sir Edward Elgar classical composer. Huw Wheldon narrates the life story over backdrops of beautiful mountain scenery, especially memorable is the... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Huw Wheldon, Peter Brett, Rowena Gregory, George McGrath

Votes: 197

75. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: To Serve Man (1962)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.2
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An alien race comes to earth, promising peace and sharing technology. A linguist and his team set out to translate the alien's language, using a book whose title they deduce is "To Serve Man".

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Lloyd Bochner, Susan Cummings, Richard Kiel, Hardie Albright

Votes: 2,359

76. The DuPont Show of the Week (1961– )
Episode: Big Deal in Laredo (1962)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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A timid man with money problems gets into a big card game with some high-rollers. There's lots of money at stake, and he insists to his disapproving wife that he's got a winning hand. When he has a heart attack, she must take over.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Walter Matthau, Teresa Wright, Zachary Scott, John McGiver

77. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Mr. Teddy Bear (1962)

TV-14 | 52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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One-Ten is convinced that the man is murdered while being interviewed on a live television show was the victim of a hired-killer called "The Teddy Bear." He concocts a plot to trap him ... See full summary »

Director: Richmond Harding | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Honor Blackman, Douglas Muir, Bernard Goldman

Votes: 77

78. Wet Hare (1962)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.4
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Blacque Jacque Shellacque dams the river and plans to charge everyone a fortune for water, but not if Bugs Bunny has anything to say about it.

Director: Robert McKimson | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 189

79. Now Hear This (1962)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Short, Animation

7.2
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In this very abstract cartoon, a hard-of-hearing old Britisher finds a red horn and uses it as a megaphone, unaware that it is really a lost horn from the Devil's forehead. The Britisher ... See full summary »

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 293

80. A Sheep in the Deep (1962)

6 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.7
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Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog punch into work, with Sam guarding a flock of sheep against Ralph's attempts to snatch some mutton for dinner. Ralph uses a lull-a-bye record to put Sam to sleep... See full summary »

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 242

81. Kybernetická babicka (1962)

29 min | Short, Animation, Horror

7.4
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Trnka's sci-fi vision of the future in which machines and robots try to substitute themselves into the most beautiful human relationships. A cybernetic robot is supposed to substitute for ... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Trnka

Votes: 113

82. The Scales of Justice (1962–1967)

Crime

7.9
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Stars: Edgar Lustgarten, Kenneth Benda, Bridget Armstrong, Derrick Sherwin

Votes: 35

83. Combat! (1962–1967)

60 min | Action, Drama, War

8.5
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Combat!, a one-hour World War II drama series on television, followed a frontline American infantry squad as they battled their way across Europe. With mud-splattered realism, the show ... See full summary »

Stars: Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Jack Hogan

Votes: 1,801

84. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways.

Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas, Irene Ryan, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 5,808

85. Ivor the Engine (1959–1964)

10 min | Animation, Family

7.8
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A black and white series about a small steam engine on an old-fashioned railway in Wales, and the characters he encounters.

Stars: Oliver Postgate, David Edwards, Olwen Griffiths, Anthony Jackson

Votes: 35

86. Yabai koto nara zeni ni naru (1962)

Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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When one billion yen goes AWOL, "Joe the Ace" (Shishido) spies an opportunity to get rich quick, but things soon go wrong as it turns out he isn't the only one who'll stop at nothing to get his hands on the missing cash.

Director: Kô Nakahira | Stars: Jô Shishido, Hiroyuki Nagato, Ruriko Asaoka, Arihiro Fujimura

Votes: 64

87. Black Test Car (1962)

95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Two car manufacturers spy on each other to try to find out details and prices of a new sports car each is about to launch.

Director: Yasuzô Masumura | Stars: Jirô Tamiya, Junko Kanô, Eiji Funakoshi, Hideo Takamatsu

Votes: 208

88. The Inheritance (1962)

107 min | Drama

7.5
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Two-hundred million yen is up for grabs in a dying businessman's will. The businessman intends to will it to his 3 illegitimate children, but his associates scheme to take advantage of the situation.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Keiko Kishi, Tatsuya Nakadai, Sô Yamamura, Seiji Miyaguchi

Votes: 360

89. Strongroom (1962)

80 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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During a bank robbery, the manager and a cashier are locked in the strongroom while the crooks escape. Later when the gang realise that their plan to release the pair has gone wrong, they ... See full summary »

Director: Vernon Sewell | Stars: Colin Gordon, John Chappell, Ann Lynn, Derren Nesbitt

Votes: 150