Most Popular "Year 1963" Titles
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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
2. Halloween (1978)
R | 91 min | Horror
A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish adolescent girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
3. The Help (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
4. Dirty Dancing (1987)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Spending the summer in a holiday camp with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor Johnny Castle.
5. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
R | 134 min | Drama, Romance
The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys and their lives over the years.
6. Seven Psychopaths (2012)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime
A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
8. Ray (I) (2004)
PG-13 | 152 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.
9. Mermaids (1990)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds.
10. An Adventure in Space and Time (2013 TV Movie)
90 min | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatization of the conception, birth and early years of Doctor Who (1963), with the story revolving around BBC executive Sydney Newman, novice producer Verity Lambert and actor William Hartnell.
11. From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Drama, Family
A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
12. The Day of the Jackal (1973)
PG | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.
14. Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After a young girl is brutally murdered during her first communion, her strange and withdrawn older sister becomes the main suspect.
15. The First Grader (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
16. A Real Young Girl (1976)
Unrated | 89 min | Drama
August, 1963; Alice, 14, an only child, and physically well developed, is home for vacation. She's moody, silent, keeps a diary, and explores tactile sensations with broken eggs, candle wax... See full summary »
17. Skipped Parts (2000)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ungrounded young mother and her thoughtful teenage son are banished to a remote provincial town by a domineering father.
19. Set Me Free (1999)
95 min | Drama, Romance
Canadian/Swiss/French production that tells the tale of Hannah, a tomboyish 13 year-old hitting puberty in 1963. An unhappy and uncomfortable family life leads Hannah to seek escapism in the world of cinema. Specifically, she repeatedly watches and appears enthralled by Anna Karina, the character from Jean-Luc Godard's "Vivre sa vie" (1962) about a Parisian woman's descent into prostitution. Her ... See full summary »
20. A World Apart (1988)
PG | 113 min | Drama
A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her ... See full summary »
21. Sing Your Song (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.
22. Stealing Sinatra (2003)
R | 96 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story.
23. A Man of No Importance (1994)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he's gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him... See full summary »
24. The UFO Incident (1975 TV Movie)
92 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the early 1960s, an interracial couple undergo hypnosis, which unlocks memories of a forgotten event on a lonely road. Soon they believe they were abducted by extraterrestrials.
25. Peppermint Soda (1977)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School ... See full summary »
26. Così ridevano (1998)
124 min | Drama
Turin at the end of the fifties: two brothers have emigrated there from Sicily and the older works very hard to let the younger study and free himself from poverty through culture. The boy ... See full summary »
27. Cosmonaut (2009)
85 min | Comedy
Late '50s to early '60s, when the space war between the Soviet and US was fiercely going on, a fifteen-year-old member of the communist party, Luciana, develops her ideals while living with... See full summary »
29. Four Days in November (1964)
122 min | Documentary
From more than eight million feet of newsreels, amateur footage, tape-recordings and more, David L. Wolper presents a priceless detailed account of the time and events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
33. Uvidet Parizh i umeret (1992)
120 min | Drama, Romance
A Russian stage mother will let nothing stand in the way of her son's promising career as a concert pianist.
36. The Pettifogger (2011)
65 min | Animation
The Pettifogger follows a year in the life of a minor con man whose life is falling apart in the early 1960s. It has a loose narrative, which illustrates the Pettifogger's greed, his calculating nature, and his love of gambling with cards.
38. One Night in March (2013)
39 min | Short, Sport
In 1963, a basketball game captured the national imagination and influenced a state -- and sport -- for years to come. This is the story of an unwritten rule that fostered prejudice and ... See full summary »
Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
A Dark Blue Perfume
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A middle-aged man is still haunted by a love affair from his youth which almost ended in murder.
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Samantha Randall, prefers to go go by the name of 'Sam' and also prefers to dress like a boy. But in high school circa 1963 that just is not done. She runs afoul of both the guys and girls ... See full summary »
Waking the Dead (2000– )
Deathwatch: Part 1
58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A deathbed confession appears to link the hanging of an East End gangster and the assassination of the jury that found him guilty.
Waking the Dead (2000– )
Deathwatch: Part 2
58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Expatriate gangster Frank Sutton returns to Britain and recruits reporter Graham Barker to gather enough evidence and publish the truth about his brother Charles, who was framed and hung for murder.
Pan Am (2011– )
TV-PG | 41 min | Drama, History
After a last minute change sends the crew on a flight to Rangoon, a routine courier mission for Kate turns harrowing as she struggles to make a drop by the deadline. Meanwhile, Maggie takes... See full summary »
The X-Files (1993–2002)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Mulder is approached by a former love interest, Scotland Yard Inspector Phoebe Green, who needs help on a case. To date, three British politicians have spontaneously combusted, burning to a... See full summary »
Pawn Stars (2009– )
Fortune in Flames
TV-PG | Reality-TV
Chumlee goes to his first auction to buy a fortune teller machine. Rick looks at a pepper box and a Baja Bug. Once again, Chumlee is on the box to test fire an old gun.
How the Earth Was Made (2009– )
The confluence of two geological forces created and continues to build the island of Iceland. They also keep the geology active with global implications. For now the massive, but retreating, glaciers are keeping the glaciers in check.
Pan Am (2011– )
Ich Bin Ein Berliner
TV-PG | 42 min | Drama, History
When the crew gets a flight taking journalists to Berlin to cover an important speech by President Kennedy, Maggie, who campaigned for him, is determined to meet JFK no matter what. ... See full summary »
The Beatles Anthology (1995– )
July '40 to March '63
Among the topics, The Beatles discuss in this episode are: their childhoods, their early musical influences, how they met, their time in Hamburg, and their early recordings.