Tag: 1962

All Night Long (1962) 7

All Night Long (1962)

This movie, based on William Shakespeare's Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best jazz musicians of the period, including Dave Brubeck and Charles Mingus.

Sanjuro (1962) 8.1

Sanjuro (1962)

A wandering samurai, Sanjuro, is drawn into local politics. The Superintendent of a clan is plotting to take over the clan by implicating the Chamberlain in corrupt activities (activities the Superintendent is actuall...

Burn, Witch, Burn (1962) 6.9

Burn, Witch, Burn (1962)

A skeptical college professor discovers that his wife has been practicing magic for years. Like the learned, rational fellow he is, he forces her to destroy all her magical charms and protective devices, and stop that...

Couro de Gato (1962) 7.6

Couro de Gato (1962)

In Rio de Janeiro, near to the Carnival, a group of boys from the slums in the hills chase cats to sell them to make a small percussion drum called "tamborim" and raise some money. Written by Claudio C...

Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962) 5.7

Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)

Elvis plays Ross Carpenter, a fishing guide/sailor who loves his life out on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. H...

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) 7.8

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

In 1912, the notorious and violent prisoner Robert Franklin Stroud is transferred to the Leavenworth Prison convicted for murdering a man. When a guard cancels the visit of his mother, Elizabeth Stroud, due to a viola...

Follow That Dream (1962) 6.6

Follow That Dream (1962)

When the Kwimper family car runs out of gas on a new Florida highway and an officous state supervisor tries to run them off, Pop Kwimper digs in his heels and decides to do a little homesteading. He and his son Toby a...

Geronimo (1962) 5.9

Geronimo (1962)

An Apache warrior who defies U.S. attempts to bring the Indians under control grapples with an array of U.S. soldiers sent to subdue his revolt. Sympathetic scouts seek to bring Geronimo back to the reservation before...

Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962) 8

Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)

Two hours from 17:00 to 19:00h on the longest day of the year in the life of a young Parisienne is presented. Florence Victoire, who is better known by her stage name Cléo Victoire (as in Cleopatra), is a singer with ...

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962) 7.6

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

A rebellious youth (Sir Tom Courtenay), sentenced to a boy's reformatory for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution through his prowess as a long distance runner. During his solitary runs, reveri...

The Longest Day (1962) 7.8

The Longest Day (1962)

In 1944, the U.S. Army and Allied forces plan a huge invasion landing in Normandy, France. Despite bad weather, General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the okay and the Allies land at Normandy. General Norma Cota travels w...

In Search of the Castaways (1962) 6.6

In Search of the Castaways (1962)

An earthquake, a flash flood, an avalanche, a volcano, alligators, jaguars, mutineers, and a man-eating Maoris dog the steps of a shipping company owner, a scientist, and the two children of a lost sea captain as they...

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) 8.1

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

When Senator Ransom Stoddard returns home to Shinbone for the funeral of Tom Doniphon, he recounts to a local newspaper editor the story behind it all. He had come to town many years before, a lawyer by profession. Th...

The Phantom of the Opera (1962) 6.4

The Phantom of the Opera (1962)

The corrupt Lord Ambrose D'Arcy (Michael Gough) steals the life's work of the poor composer Professor L. Petrie. (Herbert Lom). In an attempt to stop the printing of music with D'Arcy's name on it, Petrie breaks into ...

Hatari! (1962) 7.2

Hatari! (1962)

Sean Mercer (played by John Wayne) runs a business in East Africa. He and his team capture wild animals for zoos. It is dangerous work - on of his men almost dies after being gored by a rhino. He accepts a request fro...

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) 8.3

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Small-town Alabama, 1932. Atticus Finch (played by Gregory Peck) is a lawyer and a widower. He has two young children, Jem and Scout. Atticus Finch is currently defending Tom Robinson, a black man accused of raping a ...

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) 8.1

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

In a tale that almost redefines sibling rivalry, faded actresses Blanche and 'Baby' Jane Hudson live together. Jane was by far the most famous when she performed with their father in vaudeville but as they got older, ...

Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962) 4.8

Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962)

A U.N. space expedition to the planet Uranus discovers a bizarrely familiar world right out of their own heads, featuring places and people the crew members recall from their past. It's all part of a fantasy created b...

Tales of Terror (1962) 6.9

Tales of Terror (1962)

Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe. A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion t...

Jules and Jim (1962) 7.8

Jules and Jim (1962)

In pre-WWI Paris, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French), fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. When they meet again in Germany after the war, Catherine starts to ...

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) 6.9

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)

St. Louis based banker Roger Hobbs is writing a letter to his wife, Peggy Hobbs, about his true feelings concerning their just returned from month long vacation, the letter to be opened only after his death, whenever ...

Escape from Zahrain (1962) 6.1

Escape from Zahrain (1962)

During the 1960s, in a fictitious strife-ridden Arab nation, captured revolutionary nationalist leader Sharif is being transported to a prison for execution. The police van transporting him to the prison is attacked b...

Salvatore Giuliano (1962) 7.4

Salvatore Giuliano (1962)

In 1950, 28-year-old outlaw Salvatore Giuliano is found gunned down in a Sicilian courtyard. Little is as it seems. The film moves back and forth between the late 1940s, when Giuliano and other reprobates were recruit...

Ride the High Country (1962) 7.5

Ride the High Country (1962)

Aging ex-marshal Steve Judd is hired by a bank to transport a gold shipment through dangerous territory. He hires an old partner, Gil Westrum, and his young protege Heck to assist him. Steve doesn't know, however, tha...

Vivre Sa Vie (1962) 8

Vivre Sa Vie (1962)

This film explores a Parisian woman's descent into prostitution. The movie is comprised of a series of 12 "tableaux"-- scenes which are basically unconnected episodes, each presented with a worded introduction. ...

Jack the Giant Killer (1962) 6.4

Jack the Giant Killer (1962)

The terrible and trecherous Pendragon plans to gain the throne of Cornwall by getting the king to abdicate and to marry his lovely daughter. To help him he has his dreadful witches in his castle and his almost unstopp...

Two for the Seesaw (1962) 6.7

Two for the Seesaw (1962)

Jerry Ryan is wandering aimlessly around New York, having given up his law career in Nebraska when his wife asked for a divorce. He meets up with Gittel Mosca, an impoverished dancer from Greenwich Village, and the tw...

Carnival of Souls (1962) 7.1

Carnival of Souls (1962)

Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around in a car with two friends. When challenged to a drag, the women accept, but are forced off of a bridge. It appears that all are drowned, until Mary, quite some time late...

The L-Shaped Room (1962) 7.3

The L-Shaped Room (1962)

Jane, a young French woman, pregnant and unmarried, takes a room in a seedy London boarding house, which is inhabited by an assortment of misfits. She considers getting an abortion, but is unhappy with this solution. ...

The Manchurian Candidate (1962) 7.9

The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Major Ben Marco (Frank Sinatra) is an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army. He served valiantly as a captain in the Korean war and his Sergeant, Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey), even won the Medal of Honor. Marco has ...