“Red Beard” is a captivating movie released in 1965 that tells the story of Noboru Yasumoto, a young doctor who initially dreams of an easy job but ends up at a small country clinic under the guidance of the gruff yet wise doctor, Red Beard. As Yasumoto rebels against his new assignment, Red Beard patiently teaches him the true essence of being a doctor, exposing him to the less glamorous aspects of the profession. The movie takes an interesting turn when Yasumoto is tasked with caring for a prostitute rescued from a local brothel. Starring Toshirō Mifune, Yūzō Kayama, and Tsutomu Yamazaki, “Red Beard” is a thought-provoking and heartwarming film that explores the journey of a young doctor finding his true calling.
For a Few Dollars More
“For a Few Dollars More” is a thrilling Western film released in 1965. Starring Clint Eastwood and Lee Van Cleef as bounty hunters, the story follows their relentless pursuit of “El Indio,” a notorious fugitive, and his gang. With a star-studded cast and an action-packed plot, this movie is a must-watch for fans of the genre.
Operation Y and Other Shurik’s Adventures
“Operation Y and Other Shurik’s Adventures” is a hilarious Soviet film from 1965 that consists of three separate parts. It follows the misadventures of Shurik, a nerdy and naive student, who always manages to cleverly escape ludicrous situations. Starring a talented cast including Aleksandr Demyanenko, Mikhail Pugovkin, and Aleksei Smirnov, this movie became a massive hit and topped the Soviet film charts in 1965.
Fists in the Pocket
“Fists in the Pocket” is a thought-provoking movie released in 1965 that revolves around a disturbed young man with epilepsy. In a rather unconventional manner, he decides to murder members of his dysfunctional family for what he believes are altruistic reasons. Starring Lou Castel, Paola Pitagora, Marino Masé, and other talented actors, this film delves into the complexities of family dynamics and the dark depths of the human mind.
Simon of the Desert
“Simon of the Desert” is a thought-provoking movie set in the 4th century, following the journey of Simon, a deeply religious man. Determined to be closer to God, he climbs a column, but faces temptation from the Devil who tries to lure him back to Earth. With a talented cast and released in 1965, this film promises to captivate viewers with its exploration of faith and the human struggle against temptation.
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
“Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors”, released in 1965, takes us to a charming Carpathian village where Ivan, despite his father’s tragic past, falls deeply in love with Marichka. However, after facing heartbreak, Ivan marries Palagna, but his thoughts remain consumed by his lost love. Filled with captivating village life, breathtaking nature, and even sorcery, this visually stunning film explores Ivan’s journey of grief and eventual confrontation with a sorcerer, all while showcasing the beauty of the changing seasons and the grandeur of traditional ceremonies.”
“The Hill” is a gripping war film set in North Africa during World War II. It follows a group of British soldiers who face unimaginable challenges as they struggle to climb a treacherous manmade hill under the scorching sun. With an all-star cast including Sean Connery and Michael Redgrave, this intense and thought-provoking movie sheds light on the brutal realities of war and the torment soldiers can face, even from their own comrades. Released in 1965, it’s no wonder this film made it to the list of the 20 best voted movies of that year.
“Doctor Zhivago” is a captivating movie set in Russia during World War I and the October Revolution. It follows the life of a talented physician and poet who finds himself torn between his marriage and his love for a political activist’s wife. With a star-studded cast including Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, and Alec Guinness, this 1965 film beautifully portrays the hardships and emotional turmoil faced by its characters during a tumultuous period in history.
The Gospel According to St. Matthew
“The Gospel According to St. Matthew” is a thought-provoking biblical drama directed by a Catholic Marxist filmmaker. It delves into the teachings of Jesus, highlighting their revolutionary nature through powerful parables. Released in 1965, the movie follows Jesus as he gathers more followers and faces direct conflict with the authorities while traveling along the coast of the Sea of Galilee. Starring Enrique Irazoqui and Margherita Caruso, this film offers a unique perspective on the life and teachings of Jesus.
“Repulsion” is a gripping psychological thriller released in 1965. Starring Catherine Deneuve, the movie follows the story of Carole, a young manicurist who suffers from a deep fear of men. When her sister goes on vacation, Carole’s fear intensifies, leading her to experience terrifying hallucinations that push her towards the brink of madness. With a stellar cast and a haunting storyline, this film is a must-watch for fans of psychological suspense.
I Knew Her Well
“I Knew Her Well” is a captivating Italian film from 1965 that takes us on a journey with a young woman from the countryside who dreams of becoming a star in Rome. However, as she delves into the world of showbiz, she discovers its darker side. With a talented cast including Stefania Sandrelli, Mario Adorf, and Jean-Claude Brialy, this movie offers a compelling exploration of ambition and the harsh realities of the entertainment industry.
“The Collector” is a gripping 1965 movie starring Terence Stamp and Samantha Eggar. It follows the story of Freddie, an unfulfilled bank clerk who finds solace in collecting butterflies. When he unexpectedly comes into a large sum of money, he buys a country house and begins planning to acquire a girlfriend in the same meticulous way he collects his butterflies. With a stellar cast and a release date of June 17, 1965, this film promises to keep you on the edge of your seat as Freddie’s disturbing obsession unfolds.
Juliet of the Spirits
“Juliet of the Spirits” is a captivating movie from 1965 that follows the story of Giulietta, a middle-aged woman who becomes suspicious of her husband’s questionable behavior. Intrigued, she attends a seance and discovers a connection with spirits, leading her to uncover painful secrets from her past. With a talented cast including Giulietta Masina and Sandra Milo, this film offers a mystical journey of self-discovery and the realization that her husband may not be as faithful as he seems.
Chimes at Midnight
“Chimes at Midnight” is a captivating historical drama set in 15th century England. The film follows the power struggle between King Henry IV and his rebellious subjects, led by the charismatic Hotspur. With an impressive cast including Orson Welles and John Gielgud, this movie explores themes of loyalty, friendship, and the difficult choices faced by Prince Hal as he navigates between his duty to his father and his bond with his mischievous companion, John Falstaff. Released in 1965, this critically acclaimed film is a must-watch for history enthusiasts and fans of compelling storytelling.
The Flight of the Phoenix
“The Flight of the Phoenix” is a thrilling 1965 movie that made it to the list of the 20 Best Voted Movies of that year. Starring an incredible cast including James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, and Peter Finch, the film tells the gripping story of a cargo aircraft that crashes in the Sahara desert. With limited resources, the survivors, led by an airplane designer, ingeniously plan to build a new aircraft using the undamaged wing to escape before their supplies run out.
Bunny Lake Is Missing
“Bunny Lake Is Missing” is a gripping mystery film released in 1965. Starring Carol Lynley, Laurence Olivier, and Keir Dullea, the story revolves around a woman who frantically reports her daughter’s disappearance. However, things take a bizarre turn when there is no evidence to prove the existence of her little girl. With a stellar cast and a plot that will keep you on the edge of your seat, this movie is a must-watch for fans of suspenseful thrillers.
“The Pawnbroker” is a captivating movie that takes place in 1965. It tells the story of a Jewish pawnbroker who survived the horrors of Nazi persecution, but lost his faith in humanity. However, as the movie progresses, he comes to a heartbreaking realization about the consequences of his own actions. With talented actors like Rod Steiger and Geraldine Fitzgerald, this film is definitely worth watching.
Von Ryan’s Express
“Von Ryan’s Express” is a thrilling war film from 1965 that stars Frank Sinatra as a courageous colonel leading a group of POWs in a daring escape from Italy during World War II. With the help of a freight train, Sinatra’s character must earn the trust and loyalty of the British soldiers he unexpectedly finds himself commanding. Released on June 23, 1965, this action-packed movie is definitely worth checking out if you’re a fan of war dramas and Sinatra’s charismatic performance.
The Sons of Katie Elder
“The Sons of Katie Elder” is a classic Western film released in 1965. Starring John Wayne and Dean Martin, it tells the story of four brothers who come together in their hometown for their mother’s funeral, only to find out that their family ranch has been taken over by the town’s gunsmith. With a stellar cast and a gripping plot, this movie is a must-watch for fans of the genre.
Don Camillo in Moscow
“Don Camillo in Moscow” is a delightful comedy from 1965 that made it to the list of the 20 best voted movies of that year. The movie follows the mischievous priest Don Camillo, who manages to blackmail his friendly rival Peppone into letting him join a Communist delegation on their visit to the Soviet Union. With a talented cast including Fernandel and Gino Cervi, this film promises to bring laughter and entertainment as Don Camillo navigates his way through this unique adventure.
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