Best Picture 1966

Films I've seen from best to worst
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1.
Persona (1966)
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A nurse is put in charge of a mute actress and finds that their personas are melding together. (85 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
2.
Blow-Up (1966)
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A mod London photographer finds something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park. (111 mins.)
 
3.
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
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The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette. (95 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
 
4.
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
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Restless married couple Maria and Paul take a road trip through Spain with their friend Claire. While Paul and Claire carry on a clandestine affair... (85 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
5.
Kill, Baby... Kill! (1966)
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An 19th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl. (85 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
6.
Young Torless (1966)
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At a boarding school in the pre-war Austro-Hungarian Empire, a pair of students torture one of their fellow classmates... (87 mins.)
 
7.
The Chase (1966)
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The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town. (135 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
8.
This Property Is Condemned (1966)
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A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income)... (110 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
9.
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
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In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task. (112 mins.)
 
10.
The Fortune Cookie (1966)
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A crooked lawyer persuades his brother-in-law to feign a serious injury. (125 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
11.
Khartoum (1966)
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In the Sudan, in 1884-85, Egyptian forces led by a British general defend Khartoum against an invading Muslim army led by a religious fanatic, the Mahdi. (134 mins.)
 
12.
After the Fox (1966)
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After the heist of the 'gold of Cairo', an Italian criminal mastermind, impersonating a film director, plans to grab the loot once it's unloaded on the beach of an Italian fishing village where a bogus movie is being filmed. (103 mins.)
 
13.
Cul-De-Sac (1966)
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Two wounded gangsters on the run find refuge in the secluded castle of a feeble man and his wife in search of help, however, under the point of a gun nothing is what it seems. (113 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
14.
The Hunt (1966)
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Three men go hunting rabbits during a hot day. Heat and talking about events happened in the past make them angry, until they go totally crazy. (91 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
15.
How to Steal a Million (1966)
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Romantic comedy about a woman who must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries, and the man who helps her. (123 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
16.
Torn Curtain (1966)
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An American scientist publicly defects to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the solution for a formula resin before planning an escape back to the West. (128 mins.)
 
17.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
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A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other. (131 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
18.
The Diabolical Dr. Z (1966)
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Woman seeks to avenge her father's death by using a local dancer, with long poisonous fingernails, to do her bidding. (86 mins.)
Director: J. Franco
 
19.
Arabesque (1966)
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Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics. (105 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
20.
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
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The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage. (120 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
21.
A Man and a Woman (1966)
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A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly they reveal themselves to each other... (102 mins.)
Director: Claude Lelouch
 
22.
Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
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Dracula is resurrected, preying on four unsuspecting visitors to his castle. (90 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
23.
Hawaii (1966)
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An American missionary and his wife travel to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy. (189 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
 
24.
Alfie (1966)
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An unrepentant ladies' man gradually begins to understand the consequences of his lifestyle. (114 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
 
25.
Gambit (1966)
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An English cat burglar needs a Eurasian dancer's help to pull off the perfect heist, but even the most foolproof schemes have a way of backfiring. (109 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
 
26.
Georgy Girl (1966)
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A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer... (99 mins.)
 
27.
Black Girl (1966)
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A black girl from Senegal becomes a servant in France. (65 mins.)
Director: Ousmane Sembene
 
28.
The Trouble with Angels (1966)
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Two high-spirited young students at St. Francis Academy For Girls keep things hopping for the challenged Mother Superior and her staff of bewildered Sisters. (112 mins.)
Director: Ida Lupino
 
29.
Born Free (1966)
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Married couple George Adamson and Joy Adamson have long lived in northern Kenya for George's work as the senior game warden of the region... (95 mins.)
Director: James Hill
 
30.
Teesri Manzil (1966)
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A woman blames a nightclub drummer for the suspicious death of her sister, and seeks revenge. However, the pair work together to solve the mystery and become romantically involved, after he introduces himself under another name. (172 mins.)
Director: Vijay Anand
 
31.
Morgan! (1966)
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After his wife leaves him for his former best friend, a failed London artist begins his descent into madness into trying to win her back. (97 mins.)
Director: Karel Reisz
 
32.
Knives of the Avenger (1966)
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A mysterious knife-throwing viking warrior protects a young peasant woman and her young son from the clutches of a evil regent bent on claiming the title of king and the woman for himself. (85 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
33.
Fantastic Voyage (1966)
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A scientist is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew. Problems arise almost as soon as they enter the bloodstream. (100 mins.)
 
34.
The Deadly Affair (1966)
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A British agent sets out to uncover the hidden facts behind a British government employee's suicide. (115 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
35.
You're a Big Boy Now (1966)
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Post-teen virgin moves to New York City, falls for a cold-hearted beauty, then finds true love with a loyal lass. (96 mins.)
 
36.
The Group (1966)
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In June 1933, eight young women, who are close friends and members of the upper-class group at South Tower College... (150 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
37.
Island of Terror (1966)
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An isolated remote island community is threatened by an attack by tentacled silicates which liquefy and digest bone and tissue. (89 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
38.
An Angel for Satan (1966)
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At the end of the 19th century, in a little Italian village by a lake an old statue is recovered. Soon... (90 mins.)
 
39.
The Witches (1966)
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Following a horrifying experience with the occult in Africa, a schoolteacher moves to a small English village, only to discover that black magic resides there as well. (90 mins.)
Director: Cyril Frankel
 
40.
One Million Years B.C. (1966)
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Prehistoric man Tumak is banished from his savage tribe and meets pretty Loana who belongs to a gentler coastal tribe but he must fight caveman Payto to win her favors. (100 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
41.
Rasputin: The Mad Monk (1966)
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The movie chronicles the events of history's "man of mystery," Rasputin. Although not quite historically... (91 mins.)
Director: Don Sharp
 
42.
She Beast (1966)
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A young woman is driving alongside a lake. She has an accident and the car plunges into the water. Her... (79 mins.)
Director: Mike Reeves
 
43.
Proceso a una estrella (1966)
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A famous cabaret singer, Rosa Lucena, is accused of murdering Michael, her dance partner. She gets arrested, but there are not enough evidences of her guilt, so the judges decide to investigate hes past. (91 mins.)