Best of 1964

This is the list of my favorite movies from the year 1964. Sorry for the ones, I haven't seen yet.
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1.
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 try to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ 8.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
2.
Band of Outsiders (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two crooks with a fondness for old Hollywood B-movies convince a languages student to help them commit a robbery. (95 mins.)
“ 8.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
3.
I Am Cuba (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Four vignettes about the lives of the Cuban people set during the pre-revolutionary era. (108 mins.)
“ 8.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
4.
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge. (99 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ 8.4 ” - aiwakaiy
 
5.
Woman in the Dunes (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An entomologist on vacation is trapped by local villagers into living with a woman whose life task is shoveling sand for them. (123 mins.)
“ 8.4 ” - aiwakaiy
 
6.
Onibaba (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two women kill samurai and sell their belongings for a living. While one of them is having an affair with their neighbor, the other woman meets a mysterious samurai wearing a bizarre mask. (103 mins.)
Director: Kaneto Shindô
“ 8.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
7.
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.)
“ 8.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
8.
Sangam (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Sunder Khanna is an orphan and lives a poor lifestyle in India. He is friendly with wealthy Gopal Verma... (238 mins.)
Director: Raj Kapoor
“ 8.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
9.
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Inspector Jacques Clouseau investigates the murder of Mr. Benjamin Ballon's driver at a country estate. (102 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ 8.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
10.
Ömer the Tourist (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Turist Ömer is a poor man. He finds a job in bank to distribute fake money for advertisement. He accidentally takes the bag full of real money from the burglars. He spends the money for his friends' needs while the burglars search for him. (90 mins.)
Director: Hulki Saner
“ 8.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
11.
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... (101 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
“ 7.9 ” - aiwakaiy
 
12.
Kwaidan (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes. (183 mins.)
“ 7.9 ” - aiwakaiy
 
13.
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew. (137 mins.)
“ 7.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
14.
Welcome, or No Trespassing (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A satirical comedy about the excessive restrictions that children face during their vacation in a Young Pioneer camp. (74 mins.)
Director: Elem Klimov
“ 7.7 ” - aiwakaiy
 
15.
Marnie (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them. (130 mins.)
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
16.
Seven Up! (1964 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A group of seven-year-old British children from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects... (39 mins.)
Director: Paul Almond
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
17.
Zulu (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift. (138 mins.)
Director: Cy Endfield
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
18.
The Soft Skin (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her. (113 mins.)
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
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.)
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
20.
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
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
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
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
22.
The Naked Kiss (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Kelly, a prostitute, traumatised by an experience, referred to as 'The Naked Kiss,' by psychiatrists... (90 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
23.
A Hard Day's Night (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A "typical" day in the life of The Beatles, including many of their famous songs. (87 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
24.
Karanlikta uyananlar (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(114 mins.)
Director: Ertem Göreç
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
25.
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
“ 7.4 ” - aiwakaiy