Sunday, February 12, 2012

Top 5 Movies of the Year: Part II (1960-1969)

Ordering some of these was ridiculously hard for me and I had a surprising amount of great movies that I had to cut entirely, but I stand by my choices.

PART I: The 1950s

PART II: The 1960s



1960


1. Psycho
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

2. Peeping Tom
Directed by: Michael Powell

3. Breathless
Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

4. The Virgin Spring
Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

5. La Dolce Vita
Directed by: Federico Fellini





1961


1. Judgment At Nuremberg
Directed by: Stanley Kramer

2. Through A Glass Darkly
Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

3. Yojimbo
Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

4. Viridiana
Directed by: Luis Bunuel

5. The Hustler
Directed by: Robert Rossen





1962


1. The Manchurian Candidate
Directed by: John Frankenheimer

2. The Exterminating Angel
Directed by: Luis Bunuel

3. To Kill A Mockingbird
Directed by: Robert Mulligan

4. Long Day's Journey Into Night
Directed by: Sidney Lumet

5. The Longest Day
Directed by: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, & Darryl F. Zanuck





1963


1.
Directed by: Federico Fellini

2. Hud
Directed by: Martin Ritt

3. The Haunting
Directed by: Robert Wise

4. The Leopard
Directed by: Luchino Visconti

5. The Great Escape
Directed by: John Sturges





1964


1. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

2. Becket
Directed by: Peter Glenville

3. Zorba The Greek
Directed by: Michael Cacoyannis

4. A Fistful Of Dollars
Directed by: Sergio Leone

5. Goldfinger
Directed by: Guy Hamilton





1965


1. Red Beard
Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

2. For A Few Dollars More
Directed by: Sergio Leone

3. Simon Of The Desert
Directed by: Luis Bunuel

4. Alphaville
Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

5. Chimes At Midnight
Directed by: Orson Welles





1966


1. Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
Directed by: Mike Nichols

2. The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Directed by: Sergio Leone

3. A Man For All Seasons
Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

4. Au Hasard Balthazar
Directed by: Robert Bresson

5. Andrei Rublev
Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky





1967


1. Cool Hand Luke
Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

2. Bonnie And Clyde
Directed by: Arthur Penn

3. Le Samourai
Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

4. The Graduate
Directed by: Mike Nichols

5. Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
Directed by: Stanley Kramer





1968


1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

2. The Lion In Winter
Directed by: Anthony Harvey

3. Rosemary's Baby
Directed by: Roman Polanski

4. The Swimmer
Directed by: Frank Perry

5. Once Upon A Time In The West
Directed by: Sergio Leone





1969


1. Midnight Cowboy
Directed by: John Schlesinger

2. Easy Rider
Directed by: Dennis Hopper

3. Anne Of The Thousand Days
Directed by: Charles Jarrott

4. Army Of Shadows
Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

5. Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid
Directed by: George Roy Hill
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