Feature Film, Released between 1962-01-01 and 1962-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Dr. No (1962)

PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.2
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78 Metascore

A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Bernard Lee, Joseph Wiseman

Votes: 160,915 | Gross: $16.07M

2. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Approved | 228 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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100 Metascore

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 283,829 | Gross: $44.82M

3. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Approved | 129 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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88 Metascore

Atticus Finch, a widowed lawyer in Depression-era Alabama, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 307,850

4. Lolita (1962)

Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.5
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79 Metascore

A middle-aged college professor becomes infatuated with a fourteen-year-old nymphet.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell

Votes: 98,369 | Gross: $9.25M

5. Light in the Piazza (1962)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Upper class Americans Noel and Meg Johnson have a twenty-six year old daughter named Clara Johnson. Clara suffered a head injury as a child which resulted in her being mentally disabled. ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Rossano Brazzi

Votes: 1,672

6. Hara-Kiri (1962)

Not Rated | 133 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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85 Metascore

When a ronin requesting seppuku at a feudal lord's palace is told of the brutal suicide of another ronin who previously visited, he reveals how their pasts are intertwined - and in doing so challenges the clan's integrity.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 51,427

7. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Passed | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.1
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75 Metascore

A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Votes: 53,909 | Gross: $4.05M

8. The Music Man (1962)

G | 151 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.7
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Traveling con artist Harold Hill targets the naïve residents of a small town in 1910s Iowa by posing as a boys' band leader to raise money before he can skip town.

Director: Morton DaCosta | Stars: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold

Votes: 16,972 | Gross: $14.95M

9. The Longest Day (1962)

G | 178 min | Action, Drama, History

7.8
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75 Metascore

The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.

Directors: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Gerd Oswald, Bernhard Wicki, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda

Votes: 54,511 | Gross: $39.10M

10. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Drama, Western

8.1
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94 Metascore

A senator returns to a western town for the funeral of an old friend and tells the story of his origins.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Votes: 73,691

11. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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94 Metascore

An American POW in the Korean War is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 74,257

12. The Trial (1962)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Arnoldo Foà, Jess Hahn, Billy Kearns

Votes: 20,883

13. How the West Was Won (1962)

G | 164 min | Western

7.1
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56 Metascore

A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the 19th century, including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.

Directors: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Henry Fonda

Votes: 20,211 | Gross: $46.50M

14. Jules and Jim (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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97 Metascore

Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino

Votes: 40,240

15. Cape Fear (1962)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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76 Metascore

A lawyer's family is stalked by a man he once helped put in jail.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin

Votes: 28,354

16. Ride the High Country (1962)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Western

7.5
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An ex-union soldier is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Joel McCrea, Randolph Scott, Mariette Hartley, Ron Starr

Votes: 13,024

17. Advise & Consent (1962)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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The polarizing search for a new Secretary of State has far-reaching consequences.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 6,968

18. The Miracle Worker (1962)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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83 Metascore

The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory, Inga Swenson

Votes: 18,379 | Gross: $5.45M

19. Hatari! (1962)

Approved | 157 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos before the arrival of a female wildlife photographer threatens to change their ways.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Wayne, Elsa Martinelli, Hardy Krüger, Red Buttons

Votes: 12,675 | Gross: $14.00M

20. Ivan's Childhood (1962)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, War

8.1
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During WWII, Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev strikes up a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers while working as a scout behind the German lines.

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

Votes: 35,056

21. Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)

Not Rated | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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48 Metascore

In 1787, British ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian.

Directors: Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed | Stars: Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 15,914 | Gross: $13.68M

22. That Touch of Mink (1962)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A rich businessman and a young woman are attracted to each other, but he only wants an affair while she wants to save herself for marriage.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Cary Grant, Doris Day, Gig Young, Audrey Meadows

Votes: 9,611 | Gross: $14.63M

23. Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.9
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Cleo, a singer and hypochondriac, becomes increasingly worried that she might have cancer while awaiting test results from her doctor.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray, Dorothée Blanck

Votes: 20,632

24. The Exterminating Angel (1962)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Silvia Pinal, Jacqueline Andere, Enrique Rambal, José Baviera

Votes: 32,311

25. Vivre Sa Vie (1962)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

8.0
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Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Anna Karina, Sady Rebbot, André S. Labarthe, Guylaine Schlumberger

Votes: 30,606

26. Pressure Point (1962)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

7.1
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A black prison psychiatrist is assigned the distasteful task of helping a paranoid American Nazi charged with sedition.

Directors: Hubert Cornfield, Stanley Kramer | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darin, Peter Falk, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 1,575

27. Carnival of Souls (1962)

Approved | 78 min | Horror, Mystery

7.1
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After a traumatic accident, a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival.

Director: Herk Harvey | Stars: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger, Art Ellison

Votes: 23,570

28. Days of Wine and Roses (1962)

Approved | 117 min | Drama

7.9
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74 Metascore

An alcoholic marries a young woman and systematically addicts her to booze so that they can share his "passion" together.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick, Charles Bickford, Jack Klugman

Votes: 12,430

29. Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

Not Rated | 147 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand

Votes: 17,238

30. Gypsy (1962)

Approved | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Paul Wallace

Votes: 6,157 | Gross: $13.01M

31. Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)

Not Rated | 174 min | Drama

7.6
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At the end of a long and hot summer day, members of one family gather in a large house. Everyone has something painful and offensive to say, and their silence is even worse.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards, Dean Stockwell

Votes: 5,042

32. Sanjuro (1962)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen trying to save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi, Yûnosuke Itô

Votes: 37,169

33. Knife in the Water (1962)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A couple pick up a hitchhiker on the way to their yacht. The husband invites the young man to come along for their day's sailing. As the voyage progresses, the antagonism between the two men grows. A violent confrontation is inevitable.

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

Votes: 21,474

34. Follow That Dream (1962)

109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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A family of ragtag vagabonds sets up a makeshift home on a Florida beach after becoming marooned there, prompting an uptight local bureaucrat to attempt to evict them.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Elvis Presley, Arthur O'Connell, Anne Helm, Joanna Moore

Votes: 2,538

35. Lonely Are the Brave (1962)

Approved | 107 min | Drama, Western

7.6
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A fiercely independent cowboy gets himself locked up in prison to escape with an old friend.

Director: David Miller | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Walter Matthau, Michael Kane

Votes: 8,869

36. Experiment in Terror (1962)

Not Rated | 123 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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69 Metascore

A man with an asthmatic voice telephones and assaults clerk Kelly Sherwood at home and coerces her into helping him steal a large sum from her bank.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Glenn Ford, Lee Remick, Stefanie Powers, Roy Poole

Votes: 5,122

37. The 300 Spartans (1962)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.6
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A small Army of Greeks spearheaded by three hundred Spartans do battle with the whole invading Persian Army.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Richard Egan, Ralph Richardson, Diane Baker, Barry Coe

Votes: 6,954

38. Taras Bulba (1962)

Approved | 122 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.4
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In the 16th-century Ukraine, the Polish overlords and Ukrainian cossacks fight for control of the land but frequent Turkish invasions force them to unite against the common Turkish foe.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Tony Curtis, Yul Brynner, Christine Kaufmann, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 3,918 | Gross: $7.41M

39. Walk on the Wild Side (1962)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A man arrives in New Orleans searching for his former girlfriend, an artist who now works in a bordello.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda, Anne Baxter

Votes: 2,374

40. Boccaccio '70 (1962)

Unrated | 205 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
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Inspired by Boccaccio's novellas, each episode focuses on sex, love and seduction in Italy in the 1960s, an era of economic growth and major cultural changes.

Directors: Vittorio De Sica, Federico Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Luchino Visconti | Stars: Anita Ekberg, Sophia Loren, Romy Schneider, Marisa Solinas

Votes: 4,361

41. Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)

Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Fabian, Lauri Peters

Votes: 5,231

42. Le Doulos (1962)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Thriller

7.8
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A burglar betraying other criminals, prepares for a big heist with a trusted friend that might be as untrustworthy as he.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, Jean Desailly, René Lefèvre

Votes: 10,369 | Gross: $0.08M

43. Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)

G | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.7
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Sex, torture, and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes that his people can co-exist with the Sodomites--a disastrous decision.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Stewart Granger, Pier Angeli, Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà

Votes: 1,738 | Gross: $5.45M

44. Il Sorpasso (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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An impulsive braggart takes a shy law student with him for a two-day road trip from Rome to Tuscany.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Catherine Spaak, Claudio Gora

Votes: 10,352

45. Geronimo (1962)

Approved | 101 min | Action, Biography, History

5.8
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In 1880s Arizona, General Crook and his troops are trying to subdue the last tribe of Apache led by Geronimo.

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Chuck Connors, Kamala Devi, Pat Conway, Armando Silvestre

Votes: 1,129

46. Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)

Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A drifter and a faded film star, both traumatized by Hollywood, arrive to the guy's hometown, where the old bitter memories revive again.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight, Ed Begley

Votes: 7,491

47. L'Eclisse (1962)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed because of the man's materialistic nature.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Monica Vitti, Alain Delon, Francisco Rabal, Lilla Brignone

Votes: 19,128

48. Kid Galahad (1962)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Musical, Sport

6.2
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After completing his military service, Walter Gulick takes a job as a sparring partner at a gym, the owner of which sees potential in Walter as a professional fighter and takes him under his wing.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright, Joan Blackman

Votes: 2,690 | Gross: $1.80M

49. Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)

Approved | 145 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.3
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An immature young man from Middle America grows to manhood after a cross-country journey and his military service in World War I.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Richard Beymer, Diane Baker, Corinne Calvet, Fred Clark

Votes: 613

50. The War Lover (1962)

Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.6
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In 1943, while stationed in Britain, arrogant Captain Buzz Rickson is in command of a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, but his recklessness is endangering everyone around him.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner, Shirley Anne Field, Gary Cockrell

Votes: 1,813


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