1962 Watchlist

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1.
Watashi wa nisai (1962)
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The trials, tribulations, and joys of raising a child. The film follows the everyday events of a family with one boy... (88 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
 
2.
Merrill's Marauders (1962)
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During WW2, a 3000-strong American unit, known as Merrill's Marauders, battles the Japanese forces in Burma. (98 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
 
3.
Nóz w wodzie (1962)
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On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization. (94 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
4.
Phaedra (1962)
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The powerful Greek shipowner and constructor Thanos proposes to marry Phaedra during the baptism of a ship with her name... (115 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
5.
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
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In 1787, British ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian. (178 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
6.
Thérèse Desqueyroux (1962)
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After Thérèse is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, Bernard Desqueyroux, she recalls the events that lead to her being charged... (109 mins.)
Director: Georges Franju
 
7.
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
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Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice. (129 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
 
8.
Otoshiana (1962)
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A man wanders into a seemingly deserted town with his young son in search of work. But after a bit of bad luck, he joins the town's population of lost souls. (97 mins.)
 
9.
Akitsu onsen (1962)
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Just after WW2, a romance between an innkeeper and a man with tuberculosis unravels near a thermal spring. (113 mins.)
 
10.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
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The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
11.
I giorni contati (1962)
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A middle-aged plumber quits his job and questions his life after seeing somebody his own age suddenly die from a heart attack on his way to work. (98 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
 
12.
Dáblova past (1962)
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(85 mins.)
 
13.
How the West Was Won (1962)
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A 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. (164 mins.)
 
14.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
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A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion. (134 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
15.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
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A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy. (126 mins.)
 
16.
The Miracle Worker (1962)
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The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate. (106 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
17.
Hatari! (1962)
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A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos before the arrival of a female wildlife photographer threatens to change their ways. (157 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
18.
El ángel exterminador (1962)
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The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave. (95 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
19.
Cinco vezes Favela (1962)
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Five segments about the hardships faced by people living in slums on hills in Rio de Janeiro. (92 mins.)
 
20.
Karami-ai (1962)
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Two-hundred million yen is up for grabs in a dying businessman's will. The businessman intends to will it to his 3 illegitimate children, but his associates scheme to take advantage of the situation. (107 mins.)
 
21.
Sanma no aji (1962)
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An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter. (113 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
 
22.
Seppuku (1962)
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An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn. (133 mins.)
 
23.
Kuro no tesuto kâ (1962)
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Two car manufacturers spy on each other to try to find out details and prices of a new sports car each is about to launch. (95 mins.)
 
24.
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
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Over the course of one day in August 1912, the family of retired actor James Tyrone grapples with the morphine addiction of his wife Mary... (174 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
25.
Amakusa Shirô Tokisada (1962)
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In the year 1637 in Shimabara of Tokugawa-era Japan, oppressed peasant Christians revolt against the shogunate with the aid of a charismatic Christian rebel leader Shiro Amakusa. (100 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
26.
Nikui an-chikushô (1962)
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In the high-octane, unorthodox romance I Hate But Love (Nikui Anchikusho), a celebrity (played by megastar Yujiro Ishijara)... (106 mins.)
 
27.
Os Cafajestes (1962)
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This film captures the criminal behavior of two young Copacabana thugs (the "cafajestes"). The two plan a blackmail coup against a rich old man... (100 mins.)
Director: Ruy Guerra
 
28.
Vie privée (1962)
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When Jill becomes a movie star, she soon discovers that her private life is destroyed by persistent fans that won't leave her alone... (103 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
29.
La commare secca (1962)
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Near the Tiber river, in a Roman park, a prostitute was killed. The police tracks down people that were inside the park during that night... (88 mins.)
 
30.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)
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In Argentina, one daughter of patriarch Madariaga is married to a Frenchman while the other is married to a German thus leading to a crisis when Nazi Germany occupies France and some Madariaga family members fight on opposite sides. (153 mins.)
 
31.
Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
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After spending three years in an asylum, a washed-up actor views a minor assignment from his old director in Rome as a chance for personal and professional redemption. (107 mins.)
 
32.
L'oeil du malin (1962)
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André Mercier, a journalist known as Albin Mercier, is a failed, embittered writer. Sent to cover an event in Germany... (80 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
33.
Eva (1962)
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A raw Welsh novelist in Venice is humiliated by a money-loving Frenchwoman who erotically ensnares him. (116 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
34.
I sequestrati di Altona (1962)
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A maddened German war criminal lives in a secluded house owned by his rich father who lets him think the war is still on 20 years after the fact. However, no deception can last forever. (114 mins.)
 
35.
Abhijaan (1962)
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A taxi driver attempts to introduce his cab service in rural Bengal against many odds. (150 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
36.
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
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A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert. (147 mins.)
 
37.
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
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An alcoholic marries a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together. (117 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
38.
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
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A juvenile offender at a tough reform school impresses its governor with his running ability and is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race, but faces ridicule from his peers. (104 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
 
39.
Cléo de 5 à 7 (1962)
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Cleo, a singer and hypochondriac, becomes increasingly worried that she might have cancer while awaiting test results from her doctor. (90 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
 
40.
Il sorpasso (1962)
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An impulsive braggart takes a shy law student for a two-day ride through the Roman and Tuscany countries. (105 mins.)
Director: Dino Risi
 
41.
Advise & Consent (1962)
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Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well. (139 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
42.
Zatôichi monogatari (1962)
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The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur who also happens to be a master swordsman. (96 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
43.
Les dimanches de Ville d'Avray (1962)
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After killing a child when his plane crashes in a Vietnamese village, Pierre suffers from delayed stress and partial amnesia... (110 mins.)
 
44.
Mafioso (1962)
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When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation. (105 mins.)
 
45.
Chûshingura (1962)
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After their lord is tricked into committing ritual suicide, forty-seven samurai warriors await the chance to avenge their master and reclaim their honor. (207 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
46.
Le signe du lion (1962)
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A French-American in Paris lives by sponging off his working friends, and throws a party using borrowed money when his rich American aunt dies, believing firmly in his horoscope. (103 mins.)
Director: Éric Rohmer
 
47.
Ilektra (1962)
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Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge. (110 mins.)