Top 20 Fan-Favorite Movies of 1968: A Nostalgic Cinematic Journey

Fasten your seatbelts, cinephiles! We’re about to take a groovy trip back to 1968, a year that was as tumultuous in world events as it was transformative in the world of cinema. From the psychedelic visuals of “2001: A Space Odyssey” to the spaghetti western grit of “Once Upon a Time in the West”, 1968 was a year that truly pushed the boundaries of what film could be. So, dust off your bell-bottoms, put on your rose-tinted glasses, and prepare to be transported back to a time when the silver screen was filled with unforgettable characters, groundbreaking special effects, and stories that still resonate today. Whether you’re a seasoned film buff or a curious newcomer, our list of the top 20 fan-favorite movies of 1968 is sure to spark some nostalgia, ignite debates, and maybe even inspire a movie marathon. So, without further ado, let’s rewind the reel and dive into a year of cinematic gold.
Once Upon a Time in the West

Once Upon a Time in the West

Release Date: 1968-12-21

Genres: Drama, Western

“Once Upon a Time in the West” is a captivating movie set in 1968 that tells the story of Jill, a woman seeking a fresh start in the town of Flagstone. Against the backdrop of the unstoppable railroad builders in the Arizona desert, this film features an incredible cast including Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda, Jason Robards, Charles Bronson, and more. Get ready to be transported to a world of adventure and new beginnings as you join Jill on her journey.

Cast: Claudia Cardinale (Jill) , Henry Fonda (Frank) , Jason Robards (‘Cheyenne’) , Charles Bronson (‘Harmonica’) , Gabriele Ferzetti (Morton) , Paolo Stoppa (Sam) , Woody Strode (Frank’s Gunman) , Jack Elam (Frank’s Gunman) , Keenan Wynn (Sheriff) , Frank Wolff (Brett McBain) , Lionel Stander (Innkeeper) , Frank Braña (Frank’s Gunman (uncredited)) , Stefano Imparato (Patrick McBain (uncredited)) , Claudio Mancini (Hanged Man (uncredited)) , Al Mulock (Frank’s Gunman (uncredited)) , Antonio Palombi (Station Agent (uncredited)) , Renato Pinciroli (Bidder (uncredited)) , Aldo Sambrell (Cheyenne’s Gunman (uncredited)) , Conrado San Martín (McBain’s Neighbor (uncredited)) , Enzo Santaniello (Timmy McBain (uncredited)) , Simonetta Santaniello (Maureen McBain (uncredited)) , Luana Strode (Cattle Corner Woman (uncredited)) , Fabio Testi (Frank’s Gunman (uncredited)) , Marco Zuanelli (‘Wobbles’ (uncredited)) , Antonio Molino Rojo (Frank’s Gunman (uncredited))

Directors: Sergio Leone

Writers: Sergio Leone, Dario Argento, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sergio Donati, Mickey Knox

Tags: loss of loved one, small town, harmonica, wedding party, spaghetti western, arizona territory, intercontintental railroad, outlaw gang, water pump, mysterious character, boom town, railroad company, hope for a new life, railroad construction

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

“2001: A Space Odyssey” is a mind-bending sci-fi film released in 1968. It follows a group of explorers who stumble upon a mysterious object buried on the moon and embark on a quest to uncover its origins. With the help of HAL 9000, the world’s most advanced supercomputer, they delve into a captivating journey that challenges the boundaries of human understanding. Starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, and William Sylvester, this movie will take you on an unforgettable adventure through space and time.

Cast: Keir Dullea (Dr. David Bowman) , Gary Lockwood (Dr. Frank Poole) , William Sylvester (Dr. Heywood Floyd) , Douglas Rain (HAL 9000 (voice)) , Daniel Richter (Moonwatcher) , Leonard Rossiter (Dr. Andrei Smyslov) , Margaret Tyzack (Elena) , Robert Beatty (Dr. Ralph Halvorsen) , Sean Sullivan (Dr. Roy Michaels) , Frank Miller (Mission Controller) , Ed Bishop (Aries-1B Lunar Shuttle Captain) , Edwina Carroll (Aries-1B Stewardess) , Heather Downham (Stewardess) , Penny Brahms (Stewardess) , Maggie London (Stewardess) , Chela Matthison (Stewardess) , Judy Kiern (Voiceprint Identification Girl) , Alan Gifford (Poole’s Father) , Ann Gillis (Poole’s Mother) , Vivian Kubrick (Floyd’s daughter (uncredited)) , Kenneth Kendall (BBC-12 Announcer) , Kevin Scott (Miller) , Martin Amor (Interviewer Martin Amor) , Bill Weston (Astronaut) , Glenn Beck (Astronaut)

Directors: Stanley Kubrick

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke

Tags: moon, jupiter, artificial intelligence, man vs machine, based on novel or book, technology, super computer, space travel, space mission, moon base, astronaut, cult film, evolution, monolith, space station, space opera, 2000s

Rosemary's Baby

Rosemary’s Baby

Release Date: 1968-06-12

Genres: Drama, Horror, Thriller

“Rosemary’s Baby” is a chilling horror film released in 1968. It follows the story of a young couple, Rosemary and Guy, who move into a notorious New York apartment building with the intention of starting a family. As they settle in, they become entangled in a web of terrifying legends and mysterious events. Starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, and Ruth Gordon, this movie is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Cast: Mia Farrow (Rosemary Woodhouse) , John Cassavetes (Guy Woodhouse) , Ruth Gordon (Minnie Castevet) , Sidney Blackmer (Roman Castevet) , Maurice Evans (Hutch) , Ralph Bellamy (Dr. Sapirstein) , Victoria Vetri (Terry) , Patsy Kelly (Laura-Louise) , Elisha Cook Jr. (Mr. Nicklas) , Emmaline Henry (Elise Dunstan) , Charles Grodin (Dr. Hill) , Hanna Landy (Grace Cardiff) , Phil Leeds (Dr. Shand) , D’Urville Martin (Diego) , Hope Summers (Mrs. Gilmore) , Marianne Gordon (Rosemary’s Girl Friend #1) , Wende Wagner (Rosemary’s Girl Friend #2) , William Castle (Phone Booth Man (uncredited)) , Tony Curtis (Donald Baumgart (voice) (uncredited)) , Clay Tanner (The Devil (uncredited)) , Almira Sessions (Neighbor) , Jean Inness (Sister Agnes) , Max Wagner (Man in Dream)

Directors: Roman Polanski

Writers: Roman Polanski, Ira Levin

Tags: based on novel or book, husband wife relationship, satanism, conspiracy, demonic possession, satanic ritual, pregnant wife, coven (akelarre), satanic cult, manhattan, new york city, woman in jeopardy, neighbor neighbor relationship

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

“Planet of the Apes” is a thrilling sci-fi movie released in 1968. It follows the story of astronaut Taylor, who crash lands on a distant planet ruled by intelligent apes. As Taylor fights for survival, he discovers a world where humans are used for experimentation and sport. With a talented cast including Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowall, this movie takes you on a suspenseful journey through a fascinating and dangerous ape-dominated society.

Cast: Charlton Heston (George Taylor) , Roddy McDowall (Cornelius) , Kim Hunter (Zira) , Maurice Evans (Dr. Zaius) , James Whitmore (President of the Assembly) , James Daly (Dr. Honorious) , Linda Harrison (Nova) , Robert Gunner (Landon) , Lou Wagner (Lucius) , Woodrow Parfrey (Dr. Maximus) , Jeff Burton (Dodge) , Buck Kartalian (Julius) , Norman Burton (Hunt Leader) , Wright King (Dr. Galen) , Paul Lambert (Minister) , Martin Abrahams (Human in Cage (uncredited)) , Army Archerd (Gorilla (uncredited)) , James Bacon (Ape (uncredited)) , Erlynn Mary Botelho (Gorilla (uncredited)) , Priscilla Boyd (Human #1 (uncredited)) , Eldon Burke (Gorilla (uncredited)) , David Chow (Chimpanzee (uncredited)) , Billy Curtis (Child Ape (uncredited)) , Frank Delfino (Child Ape (uncredited)) , Buddy Douglas (Child Ape (uncredited))

Directors: Franklin J. Schaffner

Writers: Pierre Boulle, Michael Wilson, Rod Serling

Tags: human evolution, gorilla, based on novel or book, bondage, space marine, chimp, slavery, space travel, time travel, dystopia, apocalypse, astronaut, ape, human subjugation

Night of the Living Dead

Night of the Living Dead

Release Date: 1968-10-04

Genres: Horror

“Night of the Living Dead” is a classic horror film from 1968 that made it to the list of the 20 Best Voted Movies of that year. The movie follows a group of people who seek shelter in an abandoned house as corpses rise from their graves and hunt for fresh human flesh. With a strong-willed protagonist named Ben and a terrifying horde of murderous zombies, the survivors must fight to stay alive in this intense and panic-inducing thriller. Starring Judith O’Dea, Duane Jones, Marilyn Eastman, Karl Hardman, Judith Ridley, Keith Wayne, Kyra Schon, Charles Craig, S. William Hinzman, and Bill Cardille, this movie is a must-watch for horror enthusiasts.

Cast: Judith O’Dea (Barbra) , Duane Jones (Ben) , Marilyn Eastman (Helen Cooper) , Karl Hardman (Harry Cooper) , Judith Ridley (Judy) , Keith Wayne (Tom) , Kyra Schon (Karen Cooper / Corpse in House) , Charles Craig (TV Newscaster / Zombie) , S. William Hinzman (Zombie (as Bill Heinzman)) , Bill Cardille (Self – Field Reporter (as Bill ‘Chilly Billy’ Cardille)) , John Simpson (Zombie) , George Kosana (Sheriff McClelland) , Frank Doak (Scientist) , A.C. McDonald (Zombie / Posse Member) , Samuel R. Solito (Zombie / Posse Member) , Mark Ricci (Washington Scientist) , Lee Hartman (Zombie / News Reporter) , Ross Harris (Newscaster/Zombie) , Steve Hutsko (Self – Cardille’s Cameraman/Zombie) , Phillip Smith (Zombie / Posse Member) , Randy Burr (Zombie / Posse Member) , Jack Givens (Zombie) , Richard Ricci (Zombie) , Rudy Ricci (Zombie) , Paula Richards (Zombie)

Directors: George A. Romero

Writers: George A. Romero, John A. Russo

Tags: sibling relationship, loss of loved one, pennsylvania, usa, cemetery, gun, gas station, cellar, house, barricade, zombie, black and white, trapped, cult film, bitten, farm house

Where Eagles Dare

Where Eagles Dare

Release Date: 1968-12-04

Genres: Action, Adventure, War

“Where Eagles Dare” is a thrilling World War II film released in 1968. Starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood, it follows a group of skilled Allied soldiers on a daring mission to rescue an American general held captive in a nearly impenetrable Bavarian castle. With a gripping storyline and an all-star cast, this action-packed movie is a must-watch for history buffs and fans of intense war dramas.

Cast: Richard Burton (Maj. Smith) , Clint Eastwood (Lt. Morris Schaffer) , Mary Ure (Mary Ellison) , Patrick Wymark (Col. Wyatt Turner DSO MC) , Michael Hordern (Adm. Rolland) , Donald Houston (Christiansen) , Peter Barkworth (Berkeley) , William Squire (Thomas) , Robert Beatty (Brig. Gen. George Carnaby) , Brook Williams (Sgt. Harrod) , Neil McCarthy (Sgt. Jock MacPherson) , Vincent Ball (Carpenter) , Anton Diffring (Col. Kramer) , Ferdy Mayne (Rosemeyer) , Derren Nesbitt (Von Hapen) , Victor Beaumont (Col. Weissner) , Ingrid Pitt (Heidi) , Guy Deghy (Maj. Wilhelm Wilner (uncredited)) , Philip Stone (Sky Tram Operator (uncredited)) , Chris Adcock (German Soldier (uncredited)) , Del Baker (Pilot / German Soldier (uncredited)) , Richard Beale (Telephone Orderly (uncredited)) , Ivor Dean (German Officer #2 (uncredited)) , Max Faulkner (Sgt. Hartmann (uncredited)) , Harry Fielder (German Soldier (uncredited))

Directors: Brian G. Hutton

Writers: Alistair MacLean

Tags: germany, mountain, world war ii, liberation of prisoners, bavaria, germany, nazi, castle, secret mission, parachute, undercover agent, two man army, infiltration, explosion, sabotage, commando, war hero, alps mountains, cable car, 1940s, sidecar, fall from height

The Odd Couple

The Odd Couple

Release Date: 1968-05-16

Genres: Comedy

“The Odd Couple” is a hilarious 1968 movie starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. It follows the story of Felix, a neurotic news writer who moves in with his chaotic friend Oscar, a sports journalist, after a breakup. Their clashing lifestyles and Felix’s obsession with cleanliness lead to some uproarious moments. If you’re in the mood for a comedy that showcases the oddities of friendship, this is a must-watch from 1968!

Cast: Jack Lemmon (Felix Ungar) , Walter Matthau (Oscar Madison) , John Fiedler (Vinnie) , Herb Edelman (Murray) , David Sheiner (Roy) , Monica Evans (Cecily) , Carole Shelley (Gwendolyn) , Iris Adrian (Waitress) , Billie Bird (Chambermaid (uncredited)) , Angelique Pettyjohn (Go-go Dancer (uncredited)) , Heywood Hale Broun (Sports Journalist (uncredited)) , Larry Haines (‘Speed’)

Directors: Gene Saks

Writers: Neil Simon

Tags: new york city, roommate, male friendship, based on play or musical, obsessive compulsive disorder, poker game, divorced man, 1960s, eccentric man, neat freak, messy apartment, sports journalism

Hour of the Wolf

Hour of the Wolf

Release Date: 1968-02-19

Genres: Drama, Horror

“Hour of the Wolf” is a captivating psychological thriller released in 1968. Set on a remote German island, the movie follows an artist and his pregnant wife as they grapple with his suppressed desires, leading to an intense emotional breakdown. With a talented cast including Max von Sydow and Liv Ullmann, this film is a must-watch for fans of thought-provoking and suspenseful cinema.

Cast: Max von Sydow (Johan Borg) , Liv Ullmann (Alma Borg) , Gertrud Fridh (Corinne von Merkens) , Georg Rydeberg (Lindhorst) , Erland Josephson (Baron von Merkens) , Naima Wifstrand (Old Lady with Hat) , Ulf Johansson (Heerbrand) , Gudrun Brost (Gamla Fru von Merkens) , Bertil Anderberg (Ernst von Merkens) , Ingrid Thulin (Veronica Vogler) , Agda Helin (Von Merken’s Maid (uncredited)) , Lenn Hjortzberg (Kreisler (uncredited)) , Mikael Rundquist (Boy in Dream (uncredited)) , Mona Seilitz (Corpse in Mortuary (uncredited)) , Folke Sundquist (Tamino (uncredited))

Directors: Ingmar Bergman

Writers: Ingmar Bergman

Tags: isolation, island, artist, diary, nightmare, castle, insomnia, insanity, surrealism, gothic, pregnant wife, voyeurism, breakdown

The Great Silence

The Great Silence

Release Date: 1968-02-21

Genres: Western, Action

“The Great Silence” is a gripping 1968 Western film that tells the story of a mute gunslinger who bravely defends a group of outlaws and a vengeful young widow against a merciless gang of bounty hunters. Starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Klaus Kinski, and Frank Wolff, this action-packed movie takes you on a thrilling journey filled with intense gunfights and unexpected twists. Released on February 21, 1968, it’s no wonder this film made it to the list of the 20 best voted movies of that year.

Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant (Silence) , Klaus Kinski (Loco (Tigrero)) , Frank Wolff (Sheriff Burnett) , Luigi Pistilli (Pollicut) , Vonetta McGee (Pauline) , Mario Brega (Martin) , Carlo D’Angelo (Governor) , Marisa Merlini (Regina) , Maria Mizar (Blonde Saloon girl) , Marisa Sally (Black-Haired Saloon Girl) , Raf Baldassarre (Sanchez) , Spartaco Conversi (Walter) , Remo De Angelis (Fake Sheriff in Flashback) , Mirella Pamphili (Red-Haired Saloon Girl in Flashback) , Fortunato Arena (Outlaw) , Giulio Baraghini (Man in Saloon) , Gino Barbacane (Poker player) , Bruno Corazzari (Charlie) , Jacques Dorfmann (Miguel) , Paolo Figlia (Jack) , Adriana Giuffrè (Silence’s Mother in Flashback) , Rocco Lerro (Outlaw) , Loris Loddi (Silence as a boy) , Mauro Mannatrizio (Hunter) , William Mayor (Hunter)

Directors: Sergio Corbucci

Writers: Sergio Corbucci, Mario Amendola, Bruno Corbucci, Vittoriano Petrilli

Tags: gunslinger, sadistic, sheriff, bounty hunter, winter, repayment, saloon, robber, sadness, hunger, anti hero, capitalist, self-defense, mountain village, rocky mountains, dying and death, coldness, provocation, desolateness, greed, childhood trauma, spaghetti western

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

Release Date: 1968-10-30

Genres: Drama, History

“The Lion in Winter” is a captivating historical drama released in 1968. Starring Peter O’Toole and Katharine Hepburn, the movie revolves around the intense power struggle between King Henry II and his estranged queen as they fiercely debate over the choice of their heir. With a stellar cast and a gripping storyline, this film is definitely one of the best voted movies of 1968.

Cast: Peter O’Toole (Henry II) , Katharine Hepburn (Eleanor of Aquitaine) , Anthony Hopkins (Richard) , John Castle (Geoffrey) , Nigel Terry (John) , Timothy Dalton (Philip II) , Jane Merrow (Alais) , Nigel Stock (William Marshall) , O. Z. Whitehead (Bishop of Durham) , Kenneth Ives (Queen Eleanor’s Guard) , Kenneth Griffith (Strolling Player) , Henry Woolf (Strolling Player) , Karol Hagar (Strolling Player) , David Griffith (Strolling Player)

Directors: Anthony Harvey

Writers: James Goldman

Tags: france, england, infidelity, famous score, queen, richard the lionheart, castle, based on play or musical, gay interest, unfaithfulness, mistress, king, spear, homoeroticism, christmas, 12th century, eleanor of aquitaine, gay theme

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Release Date: 1968-04-02

Genres: Drama, Romance

“Romeo and Juliet” is a timeless classic from 1968 that tells the heart-wrenching story of two young lovers, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. Despite their families’ bitter feud, their love for each other is unstoppable. This beautifully tragic film, starring Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey, takes you on a journey of forbidden love, defiance, and the devastating consequences that follow. Released on April 2, 1968, it’s a must-watch for anyone who appreciates a captivating and emotional love story.

Cast: Leonard Whiting (Romeo) , Olivia Hussey (Juliet) , John McEnery (Mercutio) , Michael York (Tybalt) , Milo O’Shea (Friar Laurence) , Pat Heywood (the Nurse) , Robert Stephens (the Prince) , Bruce Robinson (Benvolio) , Paul Hardwick (Lord Capulet) , Natasha Parry (Lady Capulet) , Antonio Pierfederici (Lord Montague) , Esmeralda Ruspoli (Lady Montague) , Roberto Bisacco (Lord Paris) , Roy Holder (Peter) , Keith Skinner (Balthazar) , Dyson Lovell (Sampson) , Richard Warwick (Gregory) , Roberto Antonelli (Abraham) , Carlo Palmucci (Complementary Role (uncredited)) , Salvatore Billa (Complementary Role (uncredited)) , Claudio De Davide (Complementary Role (uncredited)) , Paola Tedesco (Complementary Role (uncredited)) , Laurence Olivier (Narrator (voice) (uncredited)) , Antonio Marcolini (Capulet Party Guest (uncredited)) , Andrés José Cruz Soublette (Complementary role (uncredited))

Directors: Franco Zeffirelli

Writers: William Shakespeare, Franco Zeffirelli, Franco Brusati, Masolino D’Amico

Tags: new love, lover (female), love of one’s life, forbidden love, lovers, secret love, crush, based on play or musical, tragedy

The Party

The Party

Release Date: 1968-04-04

Genres: Comedy

“The Party” is a hilarious comedy from 1968 that follows the misadventures of Hrundi V. Bakshi, a clumsy actor from India. By a stroke of luck, he ends up on the guest list for a Hollywood producer’s party, but from the moment he arrives, everything goes hilariously wrong. With a star-studded cast including Peter Sellers and Claudine Longet, this movie is sure to keep you laughing from start to finish.

Cast: Peter Sellers (Hrundi V. Bakshi) , Claudine Longet (Michele Monet) , Natalia Borisova (Ballerina) , Jean Carson (Nanny) , Marge Champion (Rosalind Dunphy) , Al Checco (Bernard Stein) , Corinne Cole (Janice Kane) , Dick Crockett (Wells) , Frances Davis (Maid) , Danielle De Metz (Stella D’Angelo) , Herbert Ellis (Director) , Paul Ferrara (Ronnie Smith) , Steve Franken (Levinson) , Kathe Green (Molly Clutterbuck) , Allen Jung (Cook) , Sharron Kimberly (Princess Helena) , James Lanphier (Harry) , Buddy Lester (Davey Kane) , Stephen Liss (Geoffrey Clutterbuck) , Gavin MacLeod (C. S. Divot) , Jerry Martin (Bradford) , Fay McKenzie (Alice Clutterbuck) , J. Edward McKinley (Fred Clutterbuck) , Denny Miller (‘Wyoming Bill’ Kelso) , Elianne Nadeau (Wiggy)

Directors: Blake Edwards

Writers: Blake Edwards, Frank Waldman, Tom Waldman

Tags: movie business, misunderstanding, filmmaking, clumsy, indian

Funny Girl

Funny Girl

Release Date: 1968-09-19

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

“Funny Girl” is a captivating movie that takes us on a journey through the life of Fanny Brice, a talented comedienne. Set in the vibrant Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, we witness Fanny’s rise to stardom with the renowned Ziegfeld Follies. Starring the incredible Barbra Streisand and Omar Sharif, this 1968 gem is a must-watch for its heartwarming story and brilliant performances.

Cast: Barbra Streisand (Fanny Brice) , Omar Sharif (Nick Arnstein) , Kay Medford (Rose Brice) , Anne Francis (Georgia James) , Walter Pidgeon (Florenz Ziegfeld) , Lee Allen (Eddie Ryan) , Mae Questel (Mrs. Strakosh) , Gerald Mohr (Branca) , Frank Faylen (Keeney) , Mittie Lawrence (Emma) , Gertrude Flynn (Mrs. O’Malley) , Penny Santon (Mrs. Meeker) , John Harmon (Company Manager) , Thordis Brandt (Ziegfeld Girl) , Bettina Brenna (Ziegfeld Girl) , Virginia Ann Ford (Ziegfeld Girl) , Alena Johnston (Ziegfeld Girl) , Karen Stride (Ziegfeld Girl) , Mary Jane Mangler (Ziegfeld Girl) , Inga Neilsen (Ziegfeld Girl) , Sharon Vaughn (Ziegfeld Girl) , Martin Abrahams (Chorus Boy (uncredited)) , Lillian Adams (Pushcart Woman (uncredited)) , Peter Adams (Card Player (uncredited)) , Charles Akins (Man (uncredited))

Directors: William Wyler

Writers: Bob Merrill, Isobel Lennart

Tags: comedian, musical, marriage, divorce



Release Date: 1968-10-17

Genres: Action, Crime, Thriller

“Bullitt” is a thrilling crime movie from 1968 starring Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, and Jacqueline Bisset. Set in San Francisco, it follows police lieutenant Frank Bullitt as he tries to protect a key witness from mob hitmen and take down a powerful crime boss. With an intense car chase and a web of twists and turns, this film is a must-watch for any fan of action-packed thrillers.

Cast: Steve McQueen (Lt. Frank Bullitt) , Robert Vaughn (Walter Chalmers) , Jacqueline Bisset (Cathy) , Don Gordon (Lt. Delgetti) , Robert Duvall (Cabbie Weissberg) , Simon Oakland (Captain Sam Bennett) , Norman Fell (Captain Baker) , Georg Stanford Brown (Dr. Willard) , Justin Tarr (Eddy) , Carl Reindel (Detective Stanton) , Felice Orlandi (Albert E. Renick) , Vic Tayback (Pete Ross) , Robert Lipton (1st Aide) , Ed Peck (Westcott) , Pat Renella (Johnny Ross) , Paul Genge (The Hitman) , John Aprea (Killer) , Al Checco (Desk Clerk) , Bill Hickman (Phil)

Directors: Peter Yates

Writers: Alan Trustman, Robert L. Fish, Harry Kleiner

Tags: san francisco, california, hotel, detective, based on novel or book, airport, chase, witness protection, principal witness , politician, police, organized crime, hospital, burglary, gunfight, explosion, stolen identity, coroner, mob hit, ford mustang, dodge charger



Release Date: 1968-09-07

Genres: Mystery, Drama

“Theorem” is a captivating Italian film from 1968 that takes place in a wealthy household. When a charming stranger enters their lives, he manages to seduce every member of the family before mysteriously disappearing. As each family member experiences a personal revelation, they are left puzzled about the visitor’s identity and purpose. Starring Terence Stamp and Silvana Mangano, this thought-provoking movie will keep you guessing until the very end.

Cast: Terence Stamp (The Visitor) , Silvana Mangano (Lucia, the Mother) , Massimo Girotti (Paolo, the Father) , Anne Wiazemsky (Odetta, the Daughter) , Andrés José Cruz Soublette (Pietro, the Son) , Laura Betti (Emilia, the Servant) , Ninetto Davoli (Angelino, the Messenger) , Carlo De Mejo (Lucia’s first lover) , Adele Cambria (Emilia, the Second Servant) , Luigi Barbini (Boy at the station) , Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia (Lucia’s second lover) , Alfonso Gatto (Doctor) , Cesare Garboli (Interviewer (uncredited)) , Susanna Pasolini (Old Peasant (uncredited))

Directors: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Writers: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Tags: italian, bourgeoisie, host family, household, stranger, lgbt, bisexual man, visitor, mysterious character, sexual encounter, drastic change of life, uninvited guest, wealthy family, seducer, milan, italy, gay theme, religious allegory, confess feelings, charming man



Release Date: 1968-12-19

Genres: Drama

“Hey, I just found this awesome movie from 1968 called ‘if….’! It’s set in an English boys’ boarding school where the students are ruled by a strict social hierarchy and cruel prefects. But three brave students decide to take matters into their own hands and challenge the privilege and power. Starring Malcolm McDowell and David Wood, this rebellious film is definitely worth checking out!”

Cast: Malcolm McDowell (Mick Travis) , David Wood (Johnny Knightly) , Richard Warwick (Wallace) , Christine Noonan (The Girl) , Rupert Webster (Bobby Phillips) , Robert Swann (Rowntree) , Hugh Thomas (Denson) , Michael Cadman (Fortinbras) , Peter Sproule (Barnes) , Peter Jeffrey (Headmaster) , Anthony Nicholls (General Denson) , Arthur Lowe (Mr. Kemp) , Mona Washbourne (Matron) , Mary MacLeod (Mrs. Kemp) , Geoffrey Chater (Chaplain) , Ben Aris (John Thomas) , Graham Crowden (History Master) , Charles Lloyd Pack (Classics Master) , Guy Ross (Stephens) , Robin Askwith (Keating) , Richard Everett (Pussy Graves) , Philip Bagenal (Peanuts) , Nicholas Page (Cox) , Robert Yetzes (Fisher) , David Griffin (Willens)

Directors: Lindsay Anderson

Writers: John Howlett, David Sherwin

Tags: england, revolution, private school, british empire, satire, rebellion, social satire, rebellious youth, cult film, gun violence, british youth, boys’ boarding school, radical politics, free cinema, student revolt, youth revolts

The Thomas Crown Affair

The Thomas Crown Affair

Release Date: 1968-06-26

Genres: Crime, Romance

“The Thomas Crown Affair” is a thrilling movie released in 1968, starring Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway. It follows the story of a bored businessman named Thomas Crown who plans a daring robbery, but things take an unexpected turn when he falls in love and gets betrayed. With a talented cast and an intriguing plot, this film is definitely worth checking out if you’re into suspenseful heist movies from the late 60s.

Cast: Steve McQueen (Thomas Crown) , Faye Dunaway (Vicki Anderson) , Paul Burke (Det. Lt. Eddy Malone) , Jack Weston (Erwin Weaver) , Biff McGuire (Sandy) , Addison Powell (Abe) , Astrid Heeren (Gwen) , Gordon Pinsent (Jamie McDonald) , Yaphet Kotto (Carl) , Sidney Armus (Arnie) , Richard Bull (Booth Guard) , Peg Shirley (Honey) , Patrick Horgan (Danny) , Carol Corbett (Miss Sullivan) , Tom Rosqui (Pvt. Detective) , Michael Shillo (Swiss Banker) , Nora Marlowe (Marcie) , Sam Melville (Dave) , Ted Gehring (Marvin) , Paul Verdier (Elevator Operator) , Judy Pace (Pretty Girl) , Bruce Glover (Bank Manager (uncredited)) , John Orchard (John – Crown’s Butler (uncredited)) , Johnny Silver (Bert (uncredited)) , Jon Shank (Curley (uncredited))

Directors: Norman Jewison

Writers: Alan Trustman

Tags: in love with enemy, hold-up robbery, boredom, insurance salesman, businessman, insurance fraud, plan, heist, theft, millionaire

Hang 'em High

Hang ’em High

Release Date: 1968-07-31

Genres: Western

“Hang ’em High” is a thrilling Western film released in 1968, starring Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Ed Begley, and more. The story follows Marshall Jed Cooper, who miraculously survives a hanging and seeks revenge on the lynch mob responsible. Returning to his former job as a lawman, he embarks on a mission to bring justice to the nine men on his hit list, delivering his own brand of Wild West justice along the way. With an intense plot and a stellar cast, this movie is a must-watch for fans of classic Westerns.”

Cast: Clint Eastwood (Marshal Jed Cooper) , Inger Stevens (Rachel Warren) , Ed Begley (Captain Wilson) , Pat Hingle (Judge Adam Fenton) , Ben Johnson (Marshal Dave Bliss) , Charles McGraw (Sheriff Ray Calhoun) , Ruth White (Madame Sophie) , Bruce Dern (Miller) , Alan Hale Jr. (Matt Stone) , Arlene Golonka (Jennifer) , James Westerfield (Prisoner) , Dennis Hopper (Prophet) , L.Q. Jones (Loomis) , Michael O’Sullivan (Francis Elroy Duffy) , Joseph Sirola (Reno) , James MacArthur (The Preacher) , Bob Steele (Jenkins) , Bert Freed (Schmidt) , Russell Thorson (Maddow) , Ned Romero (Charlie Blackfoot) , Jonathan Goldsmith (Tommy) , Richard Gates (Ben) , Bruce Scott (Billy Joe) , Richard Guizon () , Tod Andrews (Defense Attorney)

Directors: Ted Post

Writers: Leonard Freeman, Mel Goldberg

Tags: prison, judge, marshal, death penalty, oklahoma, widow, cattle drive, hanging, law man, lynching, search party



Release Date: 1968-10-24

Genres: Drama

“Carne” is a captivating movie from 1968 that tells the story of an attractive woman working in a cold store. Starring Isabel Sarli, Víctor Bó, and a talented ensemble cast, this film takes you on a journey through the misadventures of the main character. Released on October 24th, 1968, it’s definitely one of the best movies of that year according to popular votes.

Cast: Isabel Sarli (Delicia) , Víctor Bó (Antonio) , Juan Carlos Altavista (José García) , Oscar Valicelli (Jacinto) , Romualdo Quiroga (Humberto) , Vicente Rubino (A Homosexual) , Pepita Muñoz () , Alba Solís () , Miguel Ángel Olmos () , Ricardo Jordán () , Alexis Orloff () , Pablo Codevila () , Víctor Tasca ()

Directors: Armando Bó

Writers: Armando Bó

Tags: eroticism

Coogan's Bluff

Coogan’s Bluff

Release Date: 1968-10-02

Genres: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

“Coogan’s Bluff” is a thrilling action film released in 1968, starring Clint Eastwood as Coogan, an Arizona deputy sheriff. When Coogan travels to New York to pick up a prisoner, things take an unexpected turn as the prisoner escapes. Determined to recapture him, Coogan embarks on a gripping chase through the city, making for an adrenaline-pumping adventure filled with suspense and excitement.

Cast: Clint Eastwood (Coogan) , Lee J. Cobb (Lt. McElroy) , Susan Clark (Julie Roth) , Tisha Sterling (Linny Raven) , Don Stroud (James Ringerman) , Betty Field (Ellen Ringerman) , Tom Tully (Sheriff McCrea) , Melodie Johnson (Millie) , James Edwards (Sgt. Jackson) , Rudy Diaz (Running Bear) , David Doyle (Pushie) , Louis Zorich (Taxi Driver) , Meg Myles (Big Red) , Marjorie Bennett (Mrs. Fowler) , Seymour Cassel (Young Hood) , John Coe (Bellboy) , Skip Battyn (Omega) , Albert Popwell (Wonderful Digby) , Conrad Bain (Madison Avenue Man) , James Gavin (Ferguson) , Albert Henderson (Desk Sergeant) , James McCallion (Room Clerk) , Syl Lamont (Manager) , Jess Osuna (Prison Hospital Guard) , Jerry Summers (Good Eyes)

Directors: Don Siegel

Writers: Dean Riesner, Howard A. Rodman, Herman Miller

Tags: escape, fish out of water, chrysler building

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