Saturday, May 25

Top Ten Films

1960 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1960 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1960 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerElmer GantryA fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause.AmazonHome from the HillDramatic story of the influential Hunnicutt family set in Texas during the late 1950s.AmazonInherit the WindBased on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.AmazonSons and LoversIn the early twentieth century, an artistically talented young man living in an English coal mining town is inhibited by his domineering and emotionally manipulative mother.AmazonSunrise at CampobelloIn 1921, unsuccessful vice-presidential candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt contracts polio...
1961 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1961 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1961 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerFannyA love triangle between a young woman, a rich 60-something man and an aspiring sailor set in early 20th century Marseilles.AmazonJudgment at NurembergIn 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazis judged for war crimes.AmazonOne, Two, ThreeIn West Berlin during the Cold War, a Coca-Cola executive is given the task of taking care of his boss' socialite daughter.AmazonQuestion 7Suspenseful story of a boy and his father, each forced to decide his future on his willingness to stand up for what he believes.AmazonSummer and SmokePlain, repressed spinster falls for a dashing young medical student, but he prefers the wilder life, until it's too late.AmazonThe Hoodlum PriestBased on the life of Fr. Charles Clark, a minister t...
1950 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1950 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1950 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerAll About EveAn ingénue insinuates herself into the lives of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.AmazonCyrano de BergeracThe charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in this straightforward version of the play.AmazonEdge of DoomA mentally unbalanced young man kills a priest. One of the priest's colleagues sets out to find the killer.AmazonNo Way OutA black doctor is assigned to treat two white racist suspects who are brothers, and when one dies, it causes tension that could start a race riot.AmazonPanic in the StreetsA doctor and a policeman in New Orleans have only 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.AmazonStage FrightA struggling actress tries to help a f...
1963 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1963 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1963 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerAll the Way HomeIn the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the ...AmazonHow the West Was WonA family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century - including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.AmazonHudHonest and hard-working Texas rancher Homer Bannon has a conflict with his unscrupulous, selfish, arrogant and egotistical son Hud, who sank into alcoholism after accidentally killing his brother in a car crash.AmazonLilies of the FieldA travelling handyman becomes the answer to the prayers of nuns who wish to build a chapel in the desert.Amazo...
1964 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1964 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1964 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerBecketKing Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the King's.AmazonFour Days in NovemberFrom more than eight million feet of newsreels, amateur footage, tape-recordings and more, David L. Wolper presents a priceless detailed account of the time and events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.AmazonGirl with Green EyesIn 1960s Dublin a young girl becomes involved with an older man, a much-travelled and still married land-owner.AmazonMy Fair LadySnobbish phonetics Professor Henry Higgins (Sir Rex Harrison) agrees to a wager that he can make flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) pre...
1966 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1966 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1966 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerA Thousand ClownsA middle-aged iconoclast, doggedly avoiding the tedium of employment and conventional life, faces the prospect of losing custody of his young ward.AmazonDarlingBeautiful, but amoral, model Diana Scott (Julie Christie) sleeps her way to the top of the London fashion scene at the height of the Swinging Sixties.AmazonDoctor ZhivagoThe life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.AmazonShip of FoolsA varied group of passengers boarding a ship bound for pre-WWII Germany represents a microcosm of early 1930s society.AmazonThe Agony and the EcstasyThe biographical story of Michelang...
1967 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1967 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1967 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerA Man for All SeasonsThe story of Sir Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarry.AmazonAlfieAn unrepentant ladies' man gradually begins to understand the consequences of his lifestyle.AmazonBorn FreeThe story of George and Joy Adamson and the orphaned lion cub, Elsa, they adopt.AmazonGeorgy GirlA homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate.AmazonIt Happened HereIn 1940, the Nazis invade Britain and transform it into a fascist state where some Britons collaborate and others resist.AmazonJohn F. Kennedy: Years of Lightni...
1968 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1968 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1968 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerAccidentAt Oxford, Austrian student Anna von Graz (Jacqueline Sassard) is dating fellow student William (Michael York), whom she plans to marry, but she ends up sleeping with two unhappily married Oxford professors instead.AmazonDoctor DolittleAfter the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientele, he and his friends escape their hometown to the sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.AmazonFar from the Madding CrowdBathsheba Everdene, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and is romantically pursued by three very different men.AmazonIn Cold BloodAfter a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their ow...
1969 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1969 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1969 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films Winner2001: A Space OdysseyAfter discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.AmazonCharlyAn intellectually disabled man undergoes an experiment that gives him the intelligence of a genius.AmazonOliver!After being sold to a mortician, young orphan Oliver Twist runs away and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.AmazonPlanet of the ApesAn astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.AmazonRachel, RachelRachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives wit...
1970 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1970 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1970 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerBattle of BritainIn 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible Axis invasion of the U.K.AmazonGoodbye, Mr. ChipsA shy, withdrawn English schoolteacher falls for a flashy showgirl.AmazonIsadoraA biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ...AmazonMidnight CowboyA naive hustler travels from Texas to New York City to seek personal fortune, finding a new friend in the process.AmazonRing of Bright WaterWhoever said dog is man's best friend never met Mij! Mij is a cute, cuddly pet s...