The Best Films Ever Made - 1966by dziwnytenswiat | created - 17 Nov 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
The rules: My rating x 3, 6 male/female rating ( 18, 30, 45), 1000 voters rating, US- and Non-US voters rating. Only films with a better rating than 7,00
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1. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
R | 178 min | Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Votes: 628,054 | Gross: $6.10M
2. Nayak: The Hero (1966)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama
En route to Delhi to receive an award, a Bengali film star reevaluates his success through his fellow passengers, dreams and past experiences.
3. Persona (1966)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Thriller
A nurse is put in charge of a mute actress and finds that their personae are melding together.
4. Hunger (1966)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama
In 1890, Pontus, the starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania, in search of love and a chance to get his work published. All he meets is defeat and suffering while his sense of ... See full summary »
5. A Man and a Woman (1966)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A widow and a widower find their relationship developing into love, but their past tragedies prove hard to overcome, causing them to proceed with utmost delicacy.
6. Andrei Rublev (1966)
R | 205 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.
Votes: 39,297 | Gross: $0.10M
7. War and Peace (1966)
GP | 422 min | Drama, History, Romance
Eight-hour epic based on the book of the same name by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined. One is the love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre... See full summary »
Votes: 5,547 | Gross: $0.13M
8. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
Votes: 47,230 | Gross: $0.06M
9. Beware of the Car (1966)
94 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A very good cop tries to catch a very insidious and extremely clever serial car thief. The bitter irony is that the thief is not very clever, absolutely not insidious, and moreover - a virtuous person and his friend.
Unrated | 126 min | Comedy, War
Without hostile intent, a Soviet submarine runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.
Votes: 7,243 | Gross: $21.69M
11. The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Innocenti Totò and his son Innocenti Ninetto are drifting on a road in Italy, when they meet a Marxist speaking crow. The trio travels together in a long journey as their hunger increases.
12. Mademoiselle (1966)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
In a French village, Manou is an Italian logger, virile, with a broad laugh. He can't say no to women's sexual invitations, and jealous villagers blame him for recent fires and a flood. He ... See full summary »
13. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Not Rated | 131 min | Drama
A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.
14. The Round-Up (1966)
90 min | Drama, History, War
In Hungary, the national movement led by Kossuth has been crushed and the Austrian hegemony re-established, but partisans carry on with violent actions. In order to root out the guerilla, ... See full summary »
15. Le Deuxième Souffle (1966)
Not Rated | 150 min | Crime, Drama
A gangster escapes jail and quickly makes plans to continue his criminal ways elsewhere, but a determined inspector is closing in.
16. The Hunt (1966)
91 min | Drama, Thriller
Three men go hunting rabbits during a hot day. Heat and talking about events happened in the past make them angry, until they go totally crazy.
17. Young Törless (1966)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama
At a boarding school in the pre-war Austro-Hungarian Empire, a pair of students torture one of their fellow classmates, Basini, who has been caught stealing money from one of the two. The ... See full summary »
18. My Sister My Love (1966)
97 min | Drama, History, Romance
Sweden in 1782. A young nobleman, named Jacob (Per Oscarsson) returns from France to his home and cherished sister Charlotte (Bibi Andersson) who is engaged to Baron Alsameden (Jarl Kulle).... See full summary »
19. For Love and Gold (1966)
120 min | Adventure, Comedy, History
A group of misfits, headed by an incompetent knight named Brancaleone, set out to reach the small town of Aurocastro so that their leader can take possession of the fief.
20. Spur der Steine (1966)
139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A film about living and working conditions in the GDR of the 60's. Includes a little love story of course.
21. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
G | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Sir Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarry.
Votes: 28,383 | Gross: $28.35M
22. The War Is Over (1966)
121 min | Drama, War
Diego is one of the chiefs of the spanish Communist Party. He is travelling back to Paris (where he lives) from a mission in Madrid. He is arrested at the border for an identity check but ... See full summary »
23. The Fortune Cookie (1966)
Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Romance
A crooked lawyer persuades his brother-in-law to feign a serious injury.
24. The Trap (1966)
106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.
25. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Western
Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow.
26. Seconds (1966)
R | 106 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
An unhappy middle-aged banker agrees to a procedure that will fake his death and give him a completely new look and identity - one that comes with its own price.
27. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
28. The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
102 min | Crime, Drama
Two friends meet in a bar. Later that night, one friend's flirtatious wife is reportedly in an accident. The other friend doesn't feel well. What's come over him?
29. The Nun (1966)
GP | 140 min | Drama
In eighteenth-century France a girl (Suzanne Simonin) is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior (Madame de Moni, Sister Sainte-Christine, and Madame de ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,749 | Gross: $0.03M
30. La Grande Vadrouille (1966)
G | 132 min | Adventure, Comedy, War
Several ordinary Frenchmen, helping British pilots avoid Nazi captivity, goes on an epic voyage through the occupied country to the Swiss border.
31. Woman of the Lake (1966)
102 min | Drama
A married woman lets her lover take naked pictures of her. The photos end up in possession of a man who starts blackmailing the couple.
32. Madame X (1966)
Approved | 100 min | Drama
When her lover is killed, the wife of a wealthy man is convinced to fake her own death, which leads her into greater depths of depravity until fate reunites her with her long-lost son, who is unaware of her real identity.
33. Balthazar (1966)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.
Votes: 15,429 | Gross: $0.04M
34. This Property Is Condemned (1966)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance
The dramatic love story of small-town Mississippi girl Alva Starr and railroad official Owen Legate, set during the Great Depression.
35. The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966)
115 min | Comedy
A citizen of the Veneto in her sixties. Three stories of "love in the country": a pseudo Don Giovanni confesses his impotence to the doctor in confidence but he becomes betrayed by him - ... See full summary »
36. 10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama
Restless married couple Maria and Paul take a road trip through Spain with their friend Claire. While Paul and Claire carry on a clandestine affair, Maria becomes obsessed with a recent ... See full summary »
37. A Man Called Adam (1966)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Music
A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with the problems of everyday life.
38. Szyfry (1966)
80 min | Drama
A father searches for his son, who has been missing since WW II, in post-war Poland. In his quest for the truth about his son, the father is forced to contemplate the elusive and coded ... See full summary »
39. The Sand Pebbles (1966)
PG-13 | 182 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In 1926, a U.S. Naval engineer gets assigned to a gunboat on a rescue mission in war-torn China.
40. Barrier (1966)
77 min | Drama, Comedy
A rebellious student wants to get total independence and overcome all the barriers in his life: of money, age, status, cults and conventions. However, he meets a girl with completely different ideals.
41. Georgy Girl (1966)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate.
42. Cul-De-Sac (1966)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
In search of help, two wounded gangsters on the run find refuge in the secluded castle of a feeble man and his wife; however, under the point of a gun, nothing is what it seems.
43. Harper (1966)
Not Rated | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Lew Harper, a cool private investigator, is hired by a wealthy California matron to locate her kidnapped husband.
44. The Group (1966)
Approved | 150 min | Drama
In June 1933, eight young women, who are close friends and members of the upper-class group at South Tower College, graduate and start their adult lives. The film documents the years ... See full summary »