Submissions for Best Foreign Lanuage Film at the Academy Awards

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1. Shoeshine (1946)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

8.0
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Two shoeshine boys in postwar Rome, Italy, save up to buy a horse, but their involvement as dupes in a burglary lands them in juvenile prison where the experience take a devastating toll on their friendship.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Rinaldo Smordoni, Franco Interlenghi, Annielo Mele, Bruno Ortenzi

Votes: 5,021

2. Monsieur Vincent (1947)

Not Rated | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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St. Vincent de Paul struggles to bring about peace and harmony among the peasant and the nobles in the midst of the Black Death in Europe, carrying on his charitable work in the face of all obstacles.

Director: Maurice Cloche | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Aimé Clariond, Jean Debucourt, Lise Delamare

Votes: 571

3. Bicycle Thieves (1948)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

8.3
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In post-war Italy, a working-class man's bicycle is stolen. He and his son set out to find it.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Elena Altieri

Votes: 108,696 | Gross: $0.33M

4. The Walls of Malapaga (1949)

89 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A French fugitive arrives in Genoa, where he becomes entangled with an Italian woman and her daughter.

Director: René Clément | Stars: Jean Gabin, Isa Miranda, Vera Talchi, Andrea Checchi

Votes: 439

5. Rashômon (1950)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 116,458

6. Forbidden Games (1952)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, War

8.0
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A young French girl orphaned in a Nazi air attack is befriended by the son of a poor farmer, and together they try to come to terms with the realities of death.

Director: René Clément | Stars: Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey, Amédée, Laurence Badie

Votes: 9,210 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Gate of Hell (1953)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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A samurai pursues a married lady-in-waiting.

Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Machiko Kyô, Kazuo Hasegawa, Isao Yamagata, Yatarô Kurokawa

Votes: 2,388

8. Miyamoto Musashi (1954)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.6
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Depicts the early life of the legendary warrior Musashi Miyamoto; his years as an aspiring warrior, an outlaw and finally a true samurai.

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Mariko Okada, Rentarô Mikuni, Kurôemon Onoe

Votes: 6,351

9. Qivitoq (1956)

119 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.8
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In this visual masterpiece and first Oscar nominated Danish film, young teacher Eva arriving in Greenland, surprising her fiancée in the arms of a woman. Seeking refuge, she meets a man also carrying a broken heart in the scenic landscape.

Director: Erik Balling | Stars: Poul Reichhardt, Astrid Villaume, Gunnar Lauring, Randi Michelsen

Votes: 143

10. Gervaise (1956)

116 min | Drama

7.5
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Gervaise Macquart, a young lame laundress, is left by her lover Auguste Lantier with two boys... She manages to make it, and a few years later she marries Coupeau, a roofer. After working ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Maria Schell, François Périer, Jany Holt, Mathilde Casadesus

Votes: 902

11. The Captain from Köpenick (1956)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A young shoemaker is arrested for stealing a small amount of money, and is released after being jailed for 15 years. He wants to have a pass to get a job and start anew, but without a job ... See full summary »

Director: Helmut Käutner | Stars: Heinz Rühmann, Martin Held, Hannelore Schroth, Willy A. Kleinau

Votes: 1,238

12. La Strada (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.1
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A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart, Aldo Silvani

Votes: 49,729

13. The Burmese Harp (1956)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Music, War

8.1
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In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Shôji Yasui, Tatsuya Mihashi, Jun Hamamura

Votes: 4,504

14. Anak dalita (1956)

119 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Director: Lamberto V. Avellana | Stars: Rosa Rosal, Tony Santos, Joseph de Cordova, Vic Silayan

Votes: 32

15. Tarde de toros (1956)

75 min | Drama

7.3
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Sellout in the bullring of Las Ventas in Madrid. A luxury poster is about to deal a cattle from Antonio Pérez Tabernero. A spontaneous jumps into the ring, the wife of one of those ... See full summary »

Director: Ladislao Vajda | Stars: Domingo Ortega, Antonio Bienvenida, María Asquerino, Marisa Prado

Votes: 103

16. Ratataa eller The Staffan Stolle Story (1956)

107 min | Comedy, Musical, Mystery

6.6
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Staffan Stolle becomes the sole heir to a rich and noble family when he is just a little boy. Early on he is engaged to be married to a girl he finds he does not love. Instead he flees the ... See full summary »

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Povel Ramel, Martin Ljung, Gunwer Bergkvist, Yvonne Lombard

Votes: 119

17. Ingen tid til kærtegn (1957)

101 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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The eight year old girl, Lene, feels neglected by her loving, but busy parents. One day when she is once again let down, she run away from home. On her adventure she meets new people, buys a dog and see the ocean.

Director: Annelise Hovmand | Stars: Eva Cohn, Lily Weiding, Hans Kurt, Jørgen Reenberg

Votes: 36

18. The Gates of Paris (1957)

106 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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An old bum becomes infatuated with a pretty young girl who gets entangled with a young gangster.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Georges Brassens, Henri Vidal, Dany Carrel

Votes: 403

19. The Devil Strikes at Night (1957)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A serial killer strikes again during WWII in Germany. The wrong man is arrested and a detective hunts down the real killer. But justice in Nazi Germany is not so easily administered.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Claus Holm, Annemarie Düringer, Mario Adorf, Hannes Messemer

Votes: 731

20. I limni ton pothon (1957)

98 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Director: Giorgos Zervos | Stars: Jenny Karezi, Giorgos Foundas, Eleni Zafeiriou, Koula Agagiotou

Votes: 24

21. Mother India (1957)

172 min | Drama, Musical, Family

8.1
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53 Metascore

In this melodrama, a poverty-stricken woman raises her sons through many trials and tribulations. But no matter the struggles, always sticks to her own moral code.

Director: Mehboob Khan | Stars: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Votes: 6,678

22. The Nights of Cabiria (1957)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

8.2
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A waifish prostitute wanders the streets of Rome looking for true love but finds only heartbreak.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Giulietta Masina, François Périer, Franca Marzi, Dorian Gray

Votes: 30,845 | Gross: $0.75M

23. Arakure (1957)

121 min | Drama

7.2
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A woman marries, gives birth to a stillborn child, and divorces, falls in love with a hotel-keeper, only to find herself subordinated to his drive for success, takes up with a tailor who cannot console himself with her strong personality.

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Hideko Takamine, Ken Uehara, Masayuki Mori, Daisuke Katô

Votes: 93

24. Torero (1956)

75 min | Documentary, Drama

7.8
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The life of the famed Mexican bullfighter Luis Procuna, from his boyhood through his training and the triumphs that followed as Procuna rose to the peak of his profession.

Director: Carlos Velo | Stars: Luis Procuna, Consuelo Procuna, Ángel Procuna, Antonio Sevilia

Votes: 53

25. Nine Lives (1957)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.5
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The movie takes place during World War II and depicts the true story of Jan Baalsruds amazing escape from the German army from the coast of Northern Norway and across the border to the ... See full summary »

Director: Arne Skouen | Stars: Jack Fjeldstad, Henny Moan, Alf Malland, Joachim Holst-Jensen

Votes: 1,322

26. Main Street (1956)

99 min | Drama

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A couple of friends decide to have a good time and play a trick on an unmarried woman. Therefore one of them has to pretend to fall in love with her.

Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Betsy Blair, José Suárez, Yves Massard, Luis Peña

Votes: 945

27. The Seventh Seal (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Nils Poppe

Votes: 125,684

28. The Girls Are Willing (1958)

89 min | Family, Comedy, Romance

4.9
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On the idyllic Birkø lives Christian a parish executive officer. He is a brave and honest man, happily married to Martha, and this couple has a son called Theo and he will once take over the farm.

Director: Gabriel Axel | Stars: Axel Bang, Henny Lindorff Buckhøj, Verner Tholsgaard, Ole Larsen

Votes: 41

29. Cairo Station (1958)

77 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Kinawi, a physically challenged peddler who makes his living selling newspapers in the central Cairo train station, is obsessed by Hannouma, an attractive young woman who sells drinks. ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Farid Shawqi, Hend Rostom, Youssef Chahine, Hassan el Baroudi

Votes: 2,138

30. Mon Oncle (1958)

Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy

7.9
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Monsieur Hulot visits the technology-driven world of his sister, brother-in-law, and nephew, but he can't quite fit into the surroundings.

Director: Jacques Tati | Stars: Jacques Tati, Jean-Pierre Zola, Adrienne Servantie, Lucien Frégis

Votes: 15,040

31. Helden (1958)

96 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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1865: Swiss captain Bluntschli fights as mercenary in the war between Bulgaria and Serbia. When his group's attacked by a few Bulgarian troopers, he learns that he's got the wrong ... See full summary »

Director: Franz Peter Wirth | Stars: O.W. Fischer, Liselotte Pulver, Ellen Schwiers, Jan Hendriks

Votes: 81

32. Madhumati (1958)

110 min | Musical, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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While driving his car on a rainy night, Anand's car breaks down, and he goes to seek shelter in a nearby house. He is let into the house by the servant, and he is permitted to stay until ... See full summary »

Director: Bimal Roy | Stars: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Johnny Walker, Pran

Votes: 925

33. Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.0
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A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves bungle the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Totò

Votes: 7,319

34. The Ballad of Narayama (1958)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

8.0
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A kabuki theatre-inflected story about a poor village whose people have to be carried to a nearby mountain to die once they get old.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Teiji Takahashi, Yûko Mochizuki, Danko Ichikawa

Votes: 1,957

35. La venganza (1958)

122 min | Drama

7.4
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In rural Spain, sister of an ex con convinces him to take revenge against the local who tipped off the authorities about the man's whereabouts, which led to his subsequent arrest. Unfortunately, she soon falls in love with the snitch.

Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Carmen Sevilla, Raf Vallone, Jorge Mistral, José Prada

Votes: 188

36. The Magician (1958)

Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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When 'Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater' comes to town, there's bound to be a spectacle. Reading reports of a variety of supernatural disturbances at Vogler's prior performances abroad, the ... See full summary »

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Naima Wifstrand

Votes: 6,975

37. La strada lunga un anno (1958)

162 min | Drama

7.4
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The plot is set in an underdeveloped and remote area of a fictitious country, where the locals try to build an asphalt road in spite of careless attitude of the Government. The story ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe De Santis | Stars: Silvana Pampanini, Eleonora Rossi Drago, Massimo Girotti, Bert Sotlar

Votes: 80

38. Boy of Two Worlds (1959)

G | 93 min | Family, Drama

6.7
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Young boy whose father was from Denmark and mother from a tropical island must live with his paternal aunt in Denmark. His skin color becomes an issue right away and he decides to escape and live in the forest.

Director: Astrid Henning-Jensen | Stars: Edvin Adolphson, Jimmy Sterman, Asbjørn Andersen, Ninja Tholstrup

Votes: 70

39. Doa al karawan (1959)

109 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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This compelling tale of love and betrayal, set in the upper Egyptian countryside, follows the story of Amna as she plots her revenge on the engineer who destroyed her family's honor.

Director: Henry Barakat | Stars: Faten Hamama, Ahmed Mazhar, Amina Rizk, Zahrat El-Ola

Votes: 1,096

40. Black Orpheus (1959)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.5
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81 Metascore

A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro.

Director: Marcel Camus | Stars: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia

Votes: 7,853

41. The Bridge (1959)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, War

7.8
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In 1945, Germany is being overrun, and nobody is left to fight but teenagers.

Director: Bernhard Wicki | Stars: Folker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz, Frank Glaubrecht

Votes: 5,858

42. Yu guo tian qing (1959)

88 min | Drama

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Director: Feng Yueh | Stars: Connie Chan, Yang Chang, Xiaoyu Deng, Hsiang Kao

43. Apur Sansar (1959)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

8.3
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This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Votes: 8,422 | Gross: $0.02M

44. La grande guerra (1959)

Not Rated | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.4
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The Italian Army fought against the Austrians during World War I.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Vittorio Gassman, Bernard Blier, Folco Lulli

Votes: 2,917

45. Nazarin (1959)

94 min | Drama

8.0
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A priest in a poor community lives a charitable life in accordance with his religious principles, but many others do not return the favor.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Marga López, Rita Macedo, Ignacio López Tarso

Votes: 4,071

46. Dorp aan de rivier (1958)

92 min | Drama

7.1
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An independent-thinking doctor in a rural community with his own ideas of how medicine should be practiced begins to find himself ostracized from the community after one of his patients commits suicide.

Director: Fons Rademakers | Stars: Max Croiset, Mary Dresselhuys, Bernard Droog, Jan Retèl

Votes: 231

47. Jago Hua Savera (1959)

90 min | Drama

8.3
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Based on he daily lives of the fishermen of East Bengal.

Director: A.J. Kardar | Stars: Khan Ataur Rahman, Tripti Mitra, Kazi Khaliq, Zurain Rakshi

Votes: 29

48. Jiang shan mei ren (1959)

100 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.0
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Director: Han Hsiang Li | Stars: Dai Lin, Lei Zhao, King Hu, Lin Ma

Votes: 96

49. Vlak bez voznog reda (1959)

121 min | Drama

7.6
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The story about colonization of poor Dalmatian peasants to the fertile Pannonian plain shortly after WWII.

Director: Veljko Bulajic | Stars: Olivera Markovic, Lia Rho-Barbieri, Inge Ilin, Ljiljana Vajler

Votes: 74

50. A Morte Comanda o Cangaço (1960)

100 min | Action

6.2
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A man's farm is attacked and his mother gets killed. Looking for revenge, he goes about chasing the men who killed her.

Directors: Carlos Coimbra, Walter Guimares Motta | Stars: Alberto Ruschel, Aurora Duarte, Milton Ribeiro, Maria Augusta Costa Leite

Votes: 36

51. Almurahikat (1960)

125 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Ahmed Diaeddin | Stars: Rushdy Abaza, Magda

Votes: 29

52. The Truth (1960)

127 min | Drama

7.6
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Dominique Marceau is on trial for the murder of Gilbert Tellier. The counsels duel relentlessly, elaborating explanations for why the pretty, idle and fickle girl killed the talented and ... See full summary »

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel, Sami Frey

Votes: 1,887

53. Faust (1960)

128 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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The aging scientist Faust is desperately in search of knowledge and insight, but without success. To escape from this ignorance, he dares the extreme: He joins forces with the devil. ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Gorski, Gustaf Gründgens | Stars: Will Quadflieg, Gustaf Gründgens, Ella Büchi, Elisabeth Flickenschildt

Votes: 518

54. Ching nu yu hun (1960)

83 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.9
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A young scholar spends the night in a creepy temple that is said to be haunted. He doesn't believe in the rumors, but after running into a Taoist swordsman, he meets a beautiful lady ghost.

Director: Han Hsiang Li | Stars: Betty Loh Ti, Lei Zhao, Rhoqing Tang, Chih-Ching Yang

Votes: 124

55. Mughal-E-Azam (1960)

Not Rated | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.4
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A 16th century prince falls in love with a court dancer and battles with his emperor father.

Director: K. Asif | Stars: Prithviraj Kapoor, Madhubala, Dilip Kumar, Durga Khote

Votes: 4,877 | Gross: $0.16M

56. Kapò (1960)

116 min | Drama, War

7.8
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A young Jewish girl leads an escape attempt from a concentration camp.

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Stars: Susan Strasberg, Laurent Terzieff, Emmanuelle Riva, Didi Perego

Votes: 1,402

57. Akibiyori (1960)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A widow tries to marry off her daughter with the help of her late husband's three friends.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Yôko Tsukasa, Mariko Okada, Keiji Sada

Votes: 3,160

58. Macario (1960)

91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.4
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Poor, hungry peasant Macario longs for just one good meal on the Day of the Dead. After his wife cooks a turkey for him, he meets three apparitions, the Devil, God, and Death. Each asks him... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Ignacio López Tarso, Pina Pellicer, Enrique Lucero, Mario Alberto Rodríguez

Votes: 1,728

59. At Five in the Afternoon (1960)

103 min | Drama

7.9
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Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Enrique Diosdado, Núria Espert, Germán Cobos

Votes: 66

60. The Virgin Spring (1960)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

8.1
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An innocent yet pampered young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson

Votes: 20,914

61. Deveti krug (1960)

107 min | Drama

7.9
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In order to save Jewish girl from the Nazis and their colaborators, Croatian family arranges her to be wed to their young son. Young man is displeased with sudden end to his careless youth ... See full summary »

Director: France Stiglic | Stars: Dusica Zegarac, Boris Dvornik, Branko Tatic, Ervina Dragman

Votes: 192

62. Summerskin (1961)

96 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Leopoldo Torre Nilsson | Stars: Alfredo Alcón, Graciela Borges, Franca Boni, Pedro Laxalt

Votes: 60

63. Everyman (1961)

105 min | Drama

5.8
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Director: Gottfried Reinhardt | Stars: Ewald Balser, Walther Reyer, Paula Wessely, Kurt Heintel

Votes: 12

64. Harry og kammertjeneren (1961)

105 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Set in the late fifties in Denmark the poor junk yard assistant Harry inherits some money. He decides to use the money to hire a butler. The butler isn't too keen on the job at first, but ... See full summary »

Director: Bent Christensen | Stars: Osvald Helmuth, Ebbe Rode, Gunnar Lauring, Henning Moritzen

Votes: 321

65. Wa Islamah (1961)

110 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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Directors: Enrico Bomba, Andrew Marton | Stars: Lobna Abdel Aziz, Ahmed Mazhar, Farid Shawqi, Rushdy Abaza

Votes: 184

66. Last Year at Marienbad (1961)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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In a strange and isolated chateau, a man becomes acquainted with a woman and insists that they have met before.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, Sacha Pitoëff, Françoise Bertin

Votes: 16,016 | Gross: $0.14M

67. Stree (1961)

139 min | Fantasy

7.6
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Director: Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre | Stars: Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre, Sandhya, Rajshree, Master Bhagwan

Votes: 14

68. La Notte (1961)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

8.0
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A day in the life of an unfaithful married couple and their steadily deteriorating relationship.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, Monica Vitti, Bernhard Wicki

Votes: 13,234 | Gross: $0.04M

69. Sandakan 8 (1974)

120 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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A journalist interviews an old woman who was forced into prostitution, just like many other Japanese women working in Asia outside of Japan during the first half of the 20th century. She worked in a Malaysian brothel called Sandakan 8.

Director: Kei Kumai | Stars: Komaki Kurihara, Yôko Takahashi, Kinuyo Tanaka, Takiko Mizunoe

Votes: 387

70. Ánimas Trujano (El hombre importante) (1961)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.9
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Animas Trujano is a colorful but irresponsible Indian in a small Mexican village. He hopes above all things someday to be chosen mayordomio of his village, a place of great honor usually ... See full summary »

Director: Ismael Rodríguez | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Columba Domínguez, Flor Silvestre, Pepe Romay

Votes: 313

71. The Moises Padilla Story (1961)

90 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.4
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Based on actual events, "The Moises Padilla Story" tells of a man's gallant stand, courage and struggle to fight an oligarchic governor who commands a private army to enforce his repressions of freedom.

Director: Gerardo de Leon | Stars: Leopoldo Salcedo, Joseph Estrada, Lilia Dizon, Ben Perez

Votes: 12

72. Plácido (1961)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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In a small spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person... See full summary »

Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Cassen, José Luis López Vázquez, Elvira Quintillá, Manuel Alexandre

Votes: 1,960

73. Through a Glass Darkly (1961)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

8.1
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Recently released from a mental hospital; Karin rejoins her emotionally disconnected family and their island home, only to slip from reality as she begins to believe she is being visited by God.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Votes: 17,241

74. Die Schatten werden länger (1961)

91 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Ladislao Vajda | Stars: Hansjörg Felmy, Luise Ullrich, Barbara Rütting, Fred Tanner

Votes: 12

75. Los jóvenes viejos (1962)

106 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Rodolfo Kuhn | Stars: María Vaner, Alberto Argibay, Marcela López Rey, Jorge Rivera López

Votes: 40

76. The Given Word (1962)

98 min | Drama

8.3
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A simple yet devout Christian makes a vow to Saint Barbara after she saves his donkey, but everyone he meets seems determined to misunderstand his intentions. Will he be able to keep his promise in the end?

Director: Anselmo Duarte | Stars: Leonardo Villar, Glória Menezes, Dionísio Azevedo, Geraldo Del Rey

Votes: 1,961

77. El less wal kilab (1962)

125 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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After four years in prison, the young thief Said Mahran come out of jail & seek revenge against those who betrayed him,his beloved wife and his trusted henchman, who conspired to turn him ... See full summary »

Director: Kamal El Sheikh | Stars: Shukry Sarhan, Shadia, Kamal Al-Shennawi, Samir Sabri

Votes: 155

78. 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

79. Electra (I) (1962)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.7
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Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge.

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Irene Papas, Giannis Fertis, Aleka Katselli, Theano Ioannidou

Votes: 993

80. Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962)

152 min | Drama, Musical

8.4
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A lowly servant, Bhootnath gets close to the wife of his employer, and narrates her story through his eyes and perspective.

Director: Abrar Alvi | Stars: Meena Kumari, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Waheeda Rehman

Votes: 1,231

81. 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

82. 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

83. My Mother and Her Guest (1961)

103 min | Drama

7.4
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Ok-hui lives with her grandmother, her mother and the maid. People refer to their house as the "Widow House" because all three adult women who live there are widows. One day, a teacher named Mr. Han moves into the house as a lodger.

Director: Sang-ok Shin | Stars: Eun-hie Choi, Yeong-seon Jeon, Jin Kyu Kim, Eun-jin Han

Votes: 87

84. Tlayucan (1962)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A man becomes a thief out of desperation. If his identity becomes known, his neighbors might lynch him. The only friendly face in town is the local priest.

Director: Luis Alcoriza | Stars: Julio Aldama, Norma Angélica, Andrés Soler, Anita Blanch

Votes: 106

85. Kalde spor (1962)

96 min | Drama, War

6.1
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Wartime 1944. Oddmund stays at a remote cabin in the high mountains, about to lead 12 refugees out of the country. But he also awaits the most important person is his life, Ragnhild, which isn't coming.

Director: Arne Skouen | Stars: Toralv Maurstad, Henny Moan, Alf Malland, Ragnhild Hald

Votes: 78

86. Girl from La Mancha (1962)

94 min | Drama

8.0
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Director: Vicente Escrivá | Stars: Millie Perkins, Folco Lulli, Walter Santesso, Vittoria Prada

Votes: 63

87. Älskarinnan (1962)

77 min | Drama

6.4
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If someone just then had told her that she in a few months would be the mistress of her boss, she would become aggrieved and indignant. Women who tangled with married men was not acceptable to her.

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Bibi Andersson, Max von Sydow, Per Myrberg, Birger Lensander

Votes: 87

88. The Fire Within (1963)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.0
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Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Maurice Ronet, Léna Skerla, Yvonne Clech, Hubert Deschamps

Votes: 6,239

89. Ta kokkina fanaria (1963)

132 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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The inextricably intertwined stories of five women who work as prostitutes just before the ban on brothels in Troumba.

Director: Vasilis Georgiadis | Stars: Jenny Karezi, Giorgos Foundas, Dimitris Papamichael, Manos Katrakis

Votes: 1,232

90. Liang Shan Bo yu Zhu Ying Tai (1963)

126 min | Musical, Romance

7.2
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Director: Han Hsiang Li | Stars: Betty Loh Ti, Ivy Ling Po, Li-Chu Chang, Yanyan Chen

Votes: 297

91. The Big City (1963)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

8.3
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Life at home changes when a house-wife from a middle-class, conservative family in Calcutta gets a job as a saleswoman.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Anil Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Jaya Bhaduri, Haren Chatterjee

Votes: 2,391

92. (1963)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama

8.1
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A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Claudia Cardinale, Sandra Milo

Votes: 87,987 | Gross: $0.05M

93. Koto (1963)

107 min | Drama

7.5
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Two twin girls are separated at birth. One grows up in a loving family. The other one doesn't. They finally meat by complete accident on a town fair. No one ever told them about the other one so they begin familiarizing with each other.

Director: Noboru Nakamura | Stars: Shima Iwashita, Hiroyuki Nagato, Seiji Miyaguchi, Teruo Yoshida

Votes: 37

94. The Paper Man (1963)

110 min | Drama

7.8
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A deaf and mute vagabond finds a large denomination bill in a Mexico City dump, and while he tries to buy something with it, others try to con him into giving it away.

Director: Ismael Rodríguez | Stars: Ignacio López Tarso, Alida Valli, Susana Cabrera, Guillermo Orea

Votes: 156

95. The Dark Room of Damocles (1963)

119 min | Drama, War

7.1
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The fainthearted cigar trader Ducker keeps himself quiet during World War II. That changes when parachutist Dorbeck lands in his backyard. It turns out the parachutist bears a remarkable ... See full summary »

Director: Fons Rademakers | Stars: Lex Schoorel, Nan Los, Van Doude, Guus Verstraete

Votes: 517

96. Ghoonghat (1962)

125 min | Musical

8.1
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Shahid is betrayed by his wife who ran away from him at the 1st night of their wedding and after this he becomes a loner and alcoholic. He than visits a hill station with his best friend in... See full summary »

Director: Khurshid Anwar | Stars: Santosh Kumar, Laila, Ghulam Mohammed, Neelo

Votes: 7

97. Knife in the Water (1962)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Anna Ciepielewska

Votes: 16,350

98. Los tarantos (1963)

83 min | Drama

7.7
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A boy and a girl from two rival Gypsy families fall in love.

Director: Francisco Rovira Beleta | Stars: Carmen Amaya, Sara Lezana, Daniel Martín, Antonio Gades

Votes: 223

99. The Silence (1963)

R | 96 min | Drama

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Two estranged sisters, Ester and Anna, and Anna's 10-year-old son travel to the Central European country on the verge of war. Ester becomes seriously ill and the three of them move into a hotel in a small town called Timoka.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten, Håkan Jahnberg

Votes: 13,613

100. Ivan's Childhood (1962)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, War

8.1
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In WW2, twelve year old Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev works for the Soviet army as a scout behind the German lines and strikes a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers.

Directors: Andrei Tarkovsky, Eduard Abalov | Stars: Nikolay Burlyaev, Valentin Zubkov, Evgeniy Zharikov, Stepan Krylov

Votes: 22,190