The Films of 1969

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1.
99 Women (1969)
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New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women's sector and receives the number 99. The inmates... (83 mins.)
Director: Jess Franco
 
2.
Alice's Restaurant (1969)
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A cinematic adaption of Arlo Guthrie's classic song story. (111 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
3.
Battle of Britain (1969)
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In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible Axis invasion of the UK. (132 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
 
4.
Before Winter Comes (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
After WW2, in an Austrian camp for displaced persons, an interpreter mediates between the British and the Soviets regarding the fate of various refugees. (107 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
5.
A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969)
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Charlie Brown makes his way to the national spelling bee finals. (86 mins.)
Director: Bill Melendez
 
6.
Burn! (1969)
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The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada... (132 mins.)
 
7.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
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Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. (110 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
 
8.
Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969)
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An evil Chinese mastermind plots to freeze the Earth's oceans. (92 mins.)
Director: Jess Franco
 
9.
Charro! (1969)
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Jess Wade is falsely accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals. (98 mins.)
 
10.
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Some college students manage to persuade the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, to donate a computer to their college... (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Butler
 
11.
Antonio das Mortes (1969)
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Period piece about a Brazil that is no more. This movie is the sequel to "God and the Devil in the Land of the Sun" (Deus e o diabo na terra do sol)... (100 mins.)
Director: Glauber Rocha
 
12.
Eagles Over London (1969)
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In World war 2, a German undercover unit infiltrates British lines during the evacuation of Dunkirk, 1939. The film revolves around their successes and failures in disrupting R.A.F. operations during the Battle of Britain. (110 mins.)
 
13.
Easy Rider (1969)
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Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America. (95 mins.)
Director: Dennis Hopper
 
14.
The Passion of Anna (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends... (101 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
15.
Five for Hell (1969)
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U.S. Lieutenant Glenn Hoffmann and a team of commandos go behind enemy lines to steal Nazi documents from a safe inside a well-guarded German HQ villa in Italy. (95 mins.)
Director: Frank Kramer
 
16.
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor... (98 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
17.
The Cow (1969)
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An old villager deeply in love with his cow goes to the capital for a while. While he's there, the cow dies and now the villagers are afraid of his possible reaction to it when he returns. (105 mins.)
Director: Dariush Mehrjui
 
18.
All Monsters Attack (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
A bullied schoolboy dreams of traveling to Monster Island, where he befriends Godzilla's son, who is also having bully troubles. (69 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
 
19.
Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)
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A Mexican revolutionary hires an American gunslinger to organize the rescue of their leader from a brutal army prison. (105 mins.)
Director: Paul Wendkos
 
20.
Hello, Dolly! (1969)
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Matchmaker Dolly Levi travels to Yonkers to find a partner for "half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder, convincing his niece, his niece's intended, and his two clerks to travel to New York City along the way. (146 mins.)
Director: Gene Kelly
 
21.
Night of the Bloody Apes (1969)
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This cheap Mexican horror film is a remake of Cardona's Doctor of Doom (1962), spiced with nudity, medical footage... (81 mins.)
Director: René Cardona
 
22.
The House That Screamed (1970)
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Lilli Palmer owns and runs a school for wayward girls in France. Her absolute discipline has fostered a social order among the girls with rampant sex... (99 mins.)
 
23.
The Italian Job (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Collinson
 
24.
Love Camp 7 (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
Two female Army agents go undercover at a Nazi prison camp to get information from a scientist being held there. (96 mins.)
Director: R.L. Frost
 
25.
Una lunga fila di croci (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Django and Santana are bounty hunters taking out bandits in a small Western town. An evil landowner... (97 mins.)
Director: Willy S. Regan
 
26.
Mackenna's Gold (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A bandit kidnaps a Marshal who has seen a map showing a gold vein on Indian lands, but other groups are looking for it too, while the Apache try to keep the secret location undisturbed. (128 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
27.
Macunaima (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Our story begins with Macunaima's miraculous birth to an old woman in a tiny jungle settlement. Born full grown... (110 mins.)
 
28.
Marooned (1969)
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Three American astronauts are stranded in space when their retros won't fire. Can they be rescued before their oxygen runs out? (134 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
29.
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York to seek personal fortune but, in the process, finds himself a new friend. (113 mins.)
 
30.
Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A wealthy plantation owner is captivated by a mysterious woman with a shady past. (123 mins.)
 
31.
The Most Beautiful Age (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Three people acting as models for sculpture students in a university atelier. (80 mins.)
 
32.
The Oblong Box (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Sir Edward occasionally escapes and causes havoc around the town. (96 mins.)
Director: Gordon Hessler
 
33.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
James Bond woos a mob boss's daughter and goes undercover to uncover the true reason for Blofeld's allergy research in the Swiss Alps that involves beautiful women from around the world. (142 mins.)
Director: Peter Hunt
 
34.
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two unlikely prospector partners share the same wife in a California gold rush mining town. (158 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
 
35.
The Rain People (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Having discovered that she is pregnant, Natalie Ravenna (Shirley Knight), a Long Island housewife panics... (101 mins.)
 
36.
The Reivers (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, an 11-year-old boy comes of age as two mischievous adult friends talk him into sneaking the family car out for a trip to Memphis and a series of adventures. (112 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
 
37.
Riot (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A riot in a state prison is staged to cover up an escape attempt, during which many inmates and guards are killed. Shot on location at Arizona State Prison. (96 mins.)
Director: Buzz Kulik
 
38.
Sabata (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built... (111 mins.)
Director: Frank Kramer
 
39.
Fellini Satyricon (1969)
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A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome. (128 mins.)
 
40.
One on Top of the Other (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An insurance scam lands a man on death row for murdering his wife. What everyone doesn't know is she really isn't dead. (97 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
41.
Sweet Charity (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Taxi dancer Charity continues to have Faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands... (149 mins.)
Director: Bob Fosse
 
42.
Take the Money and Run (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber. (85 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
43.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon. (129 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
44.
Topaz (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring. (143 mins.)
 
45.
True Grit (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer in Indian territory. (128 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
46.
The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Cowboy James Franciscus seeks fame and fortune by capturing a Tyrannosaurus Rex living in the Forbidden Valley and putting it in a Mexican circus... (96 mins.)
 
47.
Venus in Furs (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A musician finds the corpse of a beautiful woman on the beach. The woman returns from the dead to take revenge on the group of wealthy sadists responsible for her death. (86 mins.)
Director: Jess Franco
 
48.
Von Ryan's Express (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An American POW leads a group of mainly British prisoners to escape from the Germans in WWII. (117 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
49.
The Wild Bunch (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them. (145 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
50.
Women in Love (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The battle of the sexes and relationships among the elite of Britian's industrial Midlands in the 1920s... (131 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
51.
Z (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles. (127 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras