My Movie Picks for 1969

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1.
The Mummy (1969)
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An Upper-Egyptian clan robs a cache of mummies and sells the artifacts on the illicit antiquities black market. After a conflict within the clan, one of its members goes to the police, helping the Antiquities Service find the cache. (102 mins.)
“ AKA - The Night of Counting the Years ” - Girgisbond
 
2.
Sabata (1969)
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Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built... (111 mins.)
Director: Frank Kramer
 
3.
The Five Man Army (1969)
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Spaghetti western about a group of bandits, led by Peter Graves, who plan on robbing a train transporting gold for the Mexican army. (105 mins.)
 
4.
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
 
5.
Topaz (1969)
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A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring. (143 mins.)
 
6.
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
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Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn. (145 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
 
7.
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
 
8.
Z (1969)
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Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles. (127 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
9.
Shark (1969)
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A gunrunner loses his cargo near a small coastal Sudanese town so he's stuck there. When a woman hires him to raid a sunken ship in the shark-infested waters, he sees a chance to compensate for his losses. He's not the only one. (92 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
“ AKA - Shark! ” - Girgisbond
 
10.
Marooned (1969)
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Three American astronauts are stranded in space when their retros won't fire. Can they be rescued before their oxygen runs out? (134 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
11.
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
 
12.
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
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Two unlikely prospector partners share the same wife in a California gold rush mining town. (158 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
 
13.
Young Billy Young (1969)
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In New Mexico, looking for his son's murderer, Ben Kane takes a deputy marshal's job and runs into young Billy Young who's on the lam. (89 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
 
14.
The Undefeated (1969)
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After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are... (119 mins.)
 
15.
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
 
16.
The Great Bank Robbery (1969)
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Three separate plans to rob a top-security bank in the western town of Friendly, Texas, circa 1880. (98 mins.)
Director: Hy Averback
 
17.
The Trouble with Girls (1969)
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Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Tewksbury
 
18.
The Learning Tree (1969)
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The story, set in Kansas during the 1920s, covers less than a year in the life of a black teenager,... (107 mins.)
Director: Gordon Parks
 
19.
The Chairman (1969)
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An American scientist is sent to Red China to steal the formula for a newly developed agricultural enzyme... (93 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
20.
The Wild Bunch (1969)
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An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them. (145 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
21.
Heaven with a Gun (1969)
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In the small western town Vinegarroon the conflict between cattle and sheep breeders escalates. When a stranger appears in the town... (101 mins.)
Director: Lee H. Katzin
 
22.
True Grit (1969)
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A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer in Indian territory. (128 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
23.
The Southern Star (1969)
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In 1912 West Africa, diamond tycoon Kramer hires penniless American fortune hunter Dan Rockland, who's posing as a geologist, but when a huge diamond is found, everyone wants to steal it. (104 mins.)
Director: Sidney Hayers
 
24.
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.)
 
25.
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
 
26.
Death of a Gunfighter (1969)
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A Texas town's council fires the town's old-fashioned marshal who refuses to resign, thus leading to violence from both sides. (99 mins.)
 
27.
100 Rifles (1969)
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In 19th century Mexico a native revolutionary,Yaqui Joe,robs a bank to buy arms for his oppressed people but he finds himself wanted by American lawmen and the Mexican Army. (110 mins.)
Director: Tom Gries
 
28.
Sam Whiskey (1969)
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Sam Whiskey is an all-round talent, but when the attractive widow Laura offers him a job, he hesitates: he shall salvage gold bars... (96 mins.)
Director: Arnold Laven
 
29.
Charro! (1969)
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Jess Wade is falsely accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals. (98 mins.)
 
30.
Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
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In the old west, a man becomes a sheriff just for the pay, figuring he can decamp if things get tough. In the end, he uses ingenuity instead. (92 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
 
31.
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
 
32.
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
 
33.
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Some college students manage to persuade the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, to donate a computer to their college... (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Butler
 
34.
A Time for Dying (1969)
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In Silver City, naive farm boy Cass and newcomer saloon girl Nellie are married by Judge Roy Bean in a shotgun wedding but their honeymoon is marred by outlaws. (67 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
 
35.
Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Movie)
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A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. (25 mins.)