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This is a list of my favorite movies (off the top of the head) made in or about something that happened in the 60's. Please post your favorites.

1. Forrest Gump

2. The Doors

3. The Man Who Would Be King

4. Lord Jim

5. Easy Rider

6. Lawrence of Arabia

7. Planet of the Apes

8. Mississippi Burning

9. The Cincinnati Kid

10. Midnight Cowboy
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I slightly edited the original list i posted when I remembered "The Man Who Would Be King". A Rudyard Kipling story made into a film starring Michael Caine and Sean Connery. It is about 2 british soldiers who decide to attempt to independently become kings of the isolated tribal region of Kāfiristān using their military prowess. I looked it up and it was actually made in 1975 but I will leave it up because it's a good movie.
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I slightly edited the original list i posted when I remembered "The Man Who Would Be King". A Rudyard Kipling story made into a film starring Michael Caine and Sean Connery. It is about 2 british soldiers who decide to attempt to independently become kings of the isolated tribal region of Kāfiristān using their military prowess. I looked it up and it was actually made in 1975 but I will leave it up because it's a good movie.
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1. Animal House

2. That Thing You Do!

3. Catch Me if You Can

4. American Graffiti

5. Apollo 13

6. Woodstock

7. Goodfellas

8. The Great Santini

9. Blast From the Past
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Gimme Shelter. Hard Day's Night. Don't Look Back. Joe.

Worst--Getting Straight, or any other pretending to understand what was Really Going On, unlike Easy Rider, which understood completely.

Just off the top of my head, don't want to think too hard!
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Saint_;1453344 wrote: 1. Animal House

2. That Thing You Do!

3. Catch Me if You Can

4. American Graffiti

5. Apollo 13

6. Woodstock

7. Goodfellas

8. The Great Santini

9. Blast From the Past


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Battle of Algiers. Z.
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Almost seems like we need two lists.

one of movies about the sixties, and one of movies made in the sixties.

My lists

made in the sixties

In the Heat of the Night

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

To Kill a Mockingbird

Dr Strangelove

MASH

2001: A Space Odyssey

They Shoot Horses Don't They

A Man for All Seasons

The Miracle Worker

Easy Rider

Flight of the Phoenix

About the sixties

American Graffiti (Of course)

Malcolm X

Taking Woodstock

Capote

Deer Hunter

Coming Home

Big Fish

Hearts in Atlantis

Driving Miss Daisy

A Bronx Tale
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Yeah LarsMac we do need 2 lists..
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1. "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" with Richard Burton,



2. "Night Must Fall" with Albert Finney



3. "Make Mine Mink" with Terry-Thomas



4. "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" with Clint Eastwood



5. "Goldfinger" with Sean Connery



6. "Le Petit Baigneur" with Louis de Funès





7. "To Kill a Mockingbird" with Gregory Peck



8. "The Night of the Iguana" with Richard Burton



9. "In the Heat of the Night" with Rod Steiger



10. "Dr Strangelove" with Peter Sellers

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ABOUT THE 60's

American Graffiti

JFK

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Rosemary's Baby

The Deer Hunter

Apollo 13

The Graduate

Midnight Cowboy

In the Heat of the Night

Easy Rider

MADE IN THE 60's

Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid

The Great Escape

The Magnificent Seven

Once Upon a Time in the West

The Manchurian Candidate

A Hard Days Night

Bullitt

Charade

Zulu

The Thomas Crown Affair
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One of my all time fav subjects .

I am desperately not knocking all of these essentially American films for the sake of argument -- with a few British ones thrown in .

I have seen all of them and there are a few great ones in the several lists . Not many , but more than two .

If you really love film , look at Italian neo - realism and then the amazing Italian and French New Waves .

Incomparably superior and by a huge distance .Nothing to do with personal taste or judgement . Just like a comparison report between a lovely Mini and a sublime Rolls Royce .

The Polish cinema was also amazing at the same time , albeit on a smaller scale .

I am assured that Japanese cinema produced all time masterpieces and that Indian and Iranian cinema has much to commend . Unfortunately my knowledge in these last three named areas is poor .

In simple terms Hollywood and even US independents followed the money bits from within the New Wave cinema .

The French and Italian cinema movement was and remains so much better in every respect .

I cannot overstate my implicit recommendation . Chalk and Cheese gives a strong hint .

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