The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” is a classic Western film released in 1966. Set during the Civil War, it follows three intriguing characters – a mysterious loner, a ruthless hitman, and a cunning Mexican bandit – as they embark on a thrilling quest across the American Southwest in search of a stolen fortune of $200,000 in gold. Starring Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, and Lee Van Cleef, this action-packed movie is hailed as one of the best films of 1966.
“Persona” is a thought-provoking movie from 1966 that tells the story of a young nurse named Alma who is assigned to care for Elisabeth Vogler, a seemingly healthy actress who refuses to speak. As Alma tries to engage Elisabeth in conversation, she realizes that her efforts are in vain, leading to a profound realization about the nature of existence. Starring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann, this film is a must-watch for those seeking a deep and introspective cinematic experience.
“Andrei Rublev” is a captivating Russian drama set in the turbulent era of the revered religious icon painter, Andrei Rublev. The film follows his journey as he drifts from place to place, gaining recognition for his art but ultimately witnessing a brutal battle that leads him to take a vow of silence. As he seeks solace and redemption, Rublev’s story unfolds, showcasing his struggle to find his artistic voice once again. Starring Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, and Nikolay Grinko, this thought-provoking film was released on December 16, 1966, and is hailed as one of the best movies of its time.
The Battle of Algiers
“The Battle of Algiers” is a gripping historical drama released in 1966. Set during the Algerian struggle for independence from French colonial rule, the film follows Ali, a former thief turned prominent member of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale. As the rebels fight for freedom, the movie vividly portrays the escalating measures taken by the French government to suppress the revolt. With a talented cast and a captivating storyline, this movie is a must-watch for history enthusiasts and fans of intense political dramas.
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” is a gripping drama released in 1966 that revolves around a history professor and his wife who invite a young couple, new to the university, for a night of drinks and conversation. As the evening progresses, the couple’s hidden secrets and deep-seated bitterness towards each other unravel, resulting in a raw and intense portrayal of their dysfunctional marriage. Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, and Sandy Dennis, this movie is a must-watch for its powerful performances and exploration of complex human relationships.
For Love and Gold
“For Love and Gold” is a hilarious adventure film set in 1966. It follows a group of mischievous rogues who embark on a journey to steal a valuable scroll granting ownership of a wealthy land in southern Italy. Led by the charismatic knight Brancaleone, played by Vittorio Gassman, the group encounters numerous thrilling escapades along the way. With a star-studded cast including Catherine Spaak and Gian Maria Volonté, this movie promises to be an entertaining and action-packed ride through medieval Italy.
How to Steal a Million
“How to Steal a Million” is a delightful 1966 movie starring Audrey Hepburn and Peter O’Toole. Set in Paris, the film follows a woman who embarks on a daring mission to steal a statue from a museum in order to protect her father’s art forgeries. With a star-studded cast and a release date of July 13, 1966, this movie is definitely one of the best voted films of that year!
“Daisies” is a captivating movie from 1966 that follows the mischievous adventures of two teenage girls. With a series of destructive pranks, they playfully consume and destroy everything in their path. Starring Jitka Cerhová and Ivana Karbanová, this film is a must-watch for its unique storyline and the brilliant performances of its lead actors.
“Blow-Up” is a captivating movie set in 1966 London, following the life of a successful mod photographer. Feeling bored and disillusioned, his world of fashion, pop music, and easy pleasures takes an unexpected turn when he unknowingly captures a death on film. Starring David Hemmings and Vanessa Redgrave, this intriguing film offers a thrilling and thought-provoking experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
“El Dorado” is a classic Western film released in 1966, starring legendary actors John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, and James Caan. Set in the Old West, the movie follows Cole Thornton, a skilled gunfighter, as he teams up with his old friend Sheriff J.P. Harrah to help a rancher and his family protect their water from a rival rancher. With a mix of action, friendship, and a touch of gambling, this movie is a must-watch for fans of the genre.
A Man for All Seasons
“A Man for All Seasons” is a captivating historical drama released in 1966. Set during the reign of King Henry VIII, it tells the story of Sir Thomas More, the Lord Chancellor who bravely stands against the king’s demand to declare himself the Supreme Head of the Church in England. With an impressive cast including Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, and Orson Welles, this thought-provoking film explores the conflict between loyalty and conscience in a time of political turmoil.”
“Seconds” is a thought-provoking movie from 1966 that tells the story of a middle-aged banker who decides to undergo a procedure that fakes his death and grants him a brand new appearance and identity. Starring Rock Hudson and Salome Jens, this film explores the consequences that come with starting over, offering a captivating and thrilling experience. Released on October 5, 1966, it’s definitely one of the best voted movies of that year.
The Hawks and the Sparrows
“The Hawks and the Sparrows” is a thought-provoking movie released in 1966. It follows a man and his son as they embark on a symbolic journey through life, accompanied by a talking bird that shares social and political philosophy. Starring Totò, Ninetto Davoli, and Femi Benussi, this film offers a unique perspective on society and its complexities.
The Fortune Cookie
“The Fortune Cookie” is a hilarious and heartwarming movie released on October 19, 1966. Starring the dynamic duo of Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, it tells the story of a cameraman who fakes an injury to win back his ex-wife. However, things get complicated when he realizes the toll it takes on the football player who accidentally injured him. With a stellar cast and a mix of comedy and drama, this film is definitely one of the best voted movies of 1966.
“Django” is a thrilling Western film released on April 6, 1966. Starring Franco Nero, José Bódalo, and Loredana Nusciak, the movie follows the story of a coffin-dragging gunslinger and a prostitute who find themselves caught in a bitter feud between a merciless masked clan and a group of Mexican revolutionaries. With its intense action and gripping storyline, “Django” is definitely one of the best movies of 1966 according to popular votes.
Hey friend, have you heard of the movie “Fahrenheit 451”? It was released back in 1966 and is set in a future where the government bans books and has a group of enforcers called “firemen” who burn them. The story follows a fireman named Montag who starts questioning the morality of his job. It stars Julie Christie, Oskar Werner, Cyril Cusack, and more. It’s definitely a thought-provoking film!
“The Professionals” is a thrilling action-packed movie released in 1966. Starring Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale, Ralph Bellamy, Joe De Santis, Rafael Bertrand, and Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, it tells the story of a wealthy Texan who hires a team of adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit. With a star-studded cast and an exciting plot, this movie is definitely one of the best voted films of 1966.
“Fantastic Voyage” is a thrilling sci-fi movie from 1966 that takes you on an incredible journey inside the human body. When a scientist is assassinated, a brave crew and their submarine are miniaturized and injected into his bloodstream to save his life. With a star-studded cast including Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, and Donald Pleasence, this movie will keep you on the edge of your seat as they navigate through the wonders and dangers of the microscopic world.
“Torn Curtain” is a thrilling Cold War movie released in 1966, starring Paul Newman and Julie Andrews. Set in East Germany, it follows an American scientist who pretends to defect in order to uncover a secret formula. However, things get complicated when his unsuspecting fiancée decides to follow him across the border. With a stellar cast and a captivating plot, this film is a must-watch for fans of espionage and suspense.
“Batman” is a 1966 movie starring Adam West and Burt Ward as the iconic Dynamic Duo. Released on July 30th, the film follows Batman and Robin as they face off against four super-villains who aim to take over the world using a secret invention that dehydrates people instantly. With a star-studded cast including Lee Meriwether, Cesar Romero, Burgess Meredith, and Frank Gorshin, this action-packed flick is a must-watch for any fan of the Caped Crusader.
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