Best of 1964

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1.
Mary Poppins (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. (139 mins.)
“ BEST PICTURE

Nominees:
My Fair Lady
Dr. Strangelove
Zorba the Greek
Becket ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
2.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ BEST DIRECTOR - Stanley Kubrick

Nominees:
Mihalis Kakogiannis - Zorba the Greek
George Cukor - My Fair Lady
Robert Stevenson - Mary Poppins
Alfred Hitchcock - Marnie ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
3.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ BEST ACTOR - Peter Sellers

Nominees:
Rex Harrison - My Fair Lady
Anthony Quinn - Zorba the Greek
Peter O'Toole - Becket
Richard Burton - Becket ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
4.
Mary Poppins (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. (139 mins.)
“ BEST ACTRESS - Julie Andrews

Nominees:
Olivia de Havilland - Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Bette Davis - Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Audrey Hepburn - My Fair Lady
Monica Vitti - Red Desert ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
5.
My Fair Lady (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. (170 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Stanley Holloway

Nominees:
George C. Scott - Dr. Strangelove
David Tomlinson - Mary Poppins
John Gielgud - Becket
Georges Géret - The Diary of a Chambermaid ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
6.
Zorba the Greek (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba. (142 mins.)
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Lila Kedrova

Nominees:
Agnes Moorehead - Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Gladys Cooper - My Fair Lady
Glynis Johns - Mary Poppins
Diane Baker - Marnie ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
7.
Becket (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas à Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's. (148 mins.)
Director: Peter Glenville
“ BEST CASTING

Nominees:
My Fair Lady
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Mary Poppins
Dr. Strangelove ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
8.
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision. (91 mins.)
Director: Jacques Demy
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Red Desert
Father Goose
The Train
That Man from Rio ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
9.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Becket
Mihalis Kakogiannis - Zorba the Greek
My Fair Lady
Mary Poppins ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
10.
Goldfinger (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. (110 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ BEST TITLES/CREDITS DESIGN

Nominees:
A Fistful of Dollars
Mary Poppins
My Fair Lady
Dr. Strangelove ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
11.
Mary Poppins (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. (139 mins.)
“ BEST EDITING

Nominees:
My Fair Lady
Goldfinger
Dr. Strangelove
Becket ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
12.
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative. (133 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Nominees:
Zorba the Greek
My Fair Lady
Dr. Strangelove
Mary Poppins ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
13.
My Fair Lady (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. (170 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ BEST ART DIRECTION

Nominees:
Mary Poppins
Becket
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Zorba the Greek ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
14.
My Fair Lady (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. (170 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Nominees:
Mary Poppins
Becket
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Marnie ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
15.
Mary Poppins (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. (139 mins.)
“ BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR

Nominees:
My Fair Lady
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Becket ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
16.
Mary Poppins (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. (139 mins.)
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Nominees:
Goldfinger
633 Squadron
Marnie ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
17.
Mary Poppins (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. (139 mins.)
“ BEST SCORE

Nominees:
Zorba the Greek
633 Squadron
A Fistful of Dollars
Becket ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
18.
My Fair Lady (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. (170 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ BEST SOUNDTRACK/ADAPTED SCORE

Nominees:
Viva Las Vegas
The Gospel According to St. Matthew
The Unsinkable Molly Brown ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
19.
Mary Poppins (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. (139 mins.)
“ BEST SONG - "Feed the Birds"

Nominees:
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg - "I Will Wait for You"
Viva Las Vegas - "Viva Las Vegas"
Mary Poppins - "Chim Chim Cher-ee"
Goldfinger - "Goldfinger" ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
20.
Mary Poppins (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. (139 mins.)
“ BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

Nominees:
Viva Las Vegas
My Fair Lady
The Unsinkable Molly Brown ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
21.
My Fair Lady (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. (170 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ BEST SOUND

Nominees:
Mary Poppins
Goldfinger
Becket
Marnie ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
22.
633 Squadron (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An RAF squadron is assigned to knock out a German rocket fuel factory in Norway. The factory supplies fuel for the Nazi effort to launch rockets on England during D-Day. (102 mins.)
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

Nominees:
Goldfinger
A Fistful of Dollars
Father Goose
Mary Poppins ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
23.
Goldfinger (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. (110 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
“ BEST STUNTS

Nominees:
A Fistful of Dollars
633 Squadron ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
24.
Diary of a Chambermaid (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Celestine, the chambermaid, has new job on the country. The Monteils, who she works for are a group of strange people... (97 mins.)
Director: Luis Bunuel
“ BEST FOREIGN FILM

Nominees:
Red Desert
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Marriage Italian Style
The Gospel According to St. Matthew ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting