Favourite Films of 1969

My favourite films of 1969.
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1.
Army of Shadows (1969)
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An account of underground resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied France. (145 mins.)
 
2.
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
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A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York to seek personal fortune but, in the process, finds himself a new friend. (113 mins.)
 
3.
The Reivers (1969)
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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
 
4.
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
 
5.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
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The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon. (129 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
6.
The Italian Job (1969)
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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
 
7.
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
 
8.
Downhill Racer (1969)
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Quietly cocky Robert Redford joins U.S. ski team as downhill racer and clashes with the team's coach, played by Gene Hackman. Lots of good skiing action leading to an exciting climax. (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
 
9.
Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
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The working-class Smiths change their initially sunny views on World War I after the three boys of the family witness the harsh reality of trench warfare. (144 mins.)
 
10.
Marlowe (1969)
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A young woman from Kansas hires LA private detective Philip Marlowe to find her missing brother. (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Bogart
 
11.
Mackenna's Gold (1969)
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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
 
12.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
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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
 
13.
Carry on Camping (1969)
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Sid and Bernie keep having their amorous intentions snubbed by their girlfriends Joan and Anthea. The boys suggest a camping holiday... (88 mins.)
Director: Gerald Thomas
 
14.
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)
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Documentary film-maker Bob Sanders and his wife Carol attend a group therapy session that serves as the backdrop for the opening scenes of the film... (105 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
15.
Play Dirty (1969)
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During the Desert War in North Africa, a group of British commandos disguised in Italian soldiers must travel behind enemy lines and destroy a vital Nazi oil depot. (118 mins.)
Director: Andre De Toth
 
16.
The Arrangement (1969)
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A suicidal advertising executive is forced to re-evaluate his life while dealing with his unhappy marriage, his mistress, and his aging father. (125 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
17.
The Gypsy Moths (1969)
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Three skydivers and their travelling thrill show barnstorm through a small midwestern town one Fourth of July weekend. (107 mins.)
 
18.
The Illustrated Man (1969)
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The Illustrated Man is classic Bradbury, a collection of eighteen startling visions of humankind's destiny... (103 mins.)
Director: Jack Smight
 
19.
The Assassination Bureau (1969)
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A woman causes a group of assassins to face their greatest challenge. (110 mins.)
Director: Basil Dearden
 
20.
Carry on Again Doctor (1969)
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Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff... (89 mins.)
Director: Gerald Thomas
 
21.
La Piscine (1969)
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Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa on the French Riviera near St-Tropez. Marianne invites her former lover, Harry, and his teenage daughter to stay. Tension rises between them, especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope. (120 mins.)
Director: Jacques Deray
 
22.
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
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As the Allied armies close in, the Germans decide to blow up the last Rhine bridge, trapping their own men on the wrong side. But will it happen? (115 mins.)
Director: John Guillermin
 
23.
Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969)
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An international car rally across Europe is complicated by smuggling, cheating, love at first sight, etc. etc. (125 mins.)
 
24.
Hannibal Brooks (1969)
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A prisoner of war working at a zoo gets the chance to escape from the Germans, so he does and he takes with him the elephant that he's been caring for. Together they head for the Swiss border and freedom. (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Winner
 
25.
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
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A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view. (116 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame