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Mary Poppins

A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.

Release On: 27th - August - 1964

Vote Count: 3559
Vote Average: 7.6/10


Special agent 007 comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a devious scheme to raid Fort Knox -- and obliterate the world's economy.

Release On: 20th - September - 1964

Vote Count: 2424
Vote Average: 7.4/10

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.

Release On: 29th - January - 1964

Vote Count: 3898
Vote Average: 8.2/10

Per un pugno di dollari

The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the Rojo brothers, the stranger inserts himself into the middle of the long-simmering battle, selling false information to both sides for his own benefit.

Release On: 18th - January - 1964

Vote Count: 2747
Vote Average: 7.9/10

Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte

An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.

Release On: 15th - December - 1964

Vote Count: 152
Vote Average: 7.1/10

My Fair Lady

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Release On: 21st - October - 1964

Vote Count: 844
Vote Average: 7.6/10

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who wants to be a dentist, and Yukon Cornelius, the prospector. They run into the Abominable Snowman and find a whole island of misfit toys. Rudoph vows to see if he can get Santa to help the toys, and he goes back to the North Pole on Christmas Eve. But Santa's sleigh is fogged in. But when Santa looks over Rudolph, he gets a very bright idea...

Release On: 6th - December - 1964

Vote Count: 362
Vote Average: 7.3/10

Paris When It Sizzles

Hollywood producer Alexander Meyerheimer has hired drunken writer Richard Benson to write his latest movie. Benson has been holed up in a Paris apartment supposedly working on the script for months, but instead has spent the time living it up. Benson now has just two days to the deadline and thus hires a temporary secretary, Gabrielle Simpson, to help him complete it in time.

Release On: 16th - March - 1964

Vote Count: 119
Vote Average: 6.4/10

The Fall of the Roman Empire

Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.

Release On: 24th - March - 1964

Vote Count: 106
Vote Average: 6.4/10

A Shot in the Dark

A Shot in the Dark is the second and more successful film from the Pink Panther film series where both animated and real life sequences are mixed. A cult classic from Blake Edwards based on the play L’Idiot by Marcel Achard and Harry Kurnitz.

Release On: 23rd - June - 1964

Vote Count: 308
Vote Average: 7.4/10

El Padrecito

Young priest Father Sebastián is assigned to a parish in San Jeronimo el Alto, where he is not welcomed by the community, particularly the resident priest Father Damián. The newcomer gradually earns the trust of the people through humor, but firmly captures their hearts by saving the town fiesta by fighting a bull when the hired torero failed to show. Father Sebastián counsels the townspeople, lecturing them on their duties in a modern society. He used the collection plate to redistribute the town's wealth more evenly.

Release On: 3rd - September - 1964

Vote Count: 95
Vote Average: 7.9/10

The Killers

A hit man and his partner try to find out why their latest victim, a former race-car driver, did not try to get away.

Release On: 7th - July - 1964

Vote Count: 100
Vote Average: 7.1/10


The wreckage of a typhoon is covered by reporter Ichiro Sakai and his photographer Junko Nakanishi, as an enormous egg is discovered to have washed ashore. The local villagers claim it and sell it off to unscrupulous entrepreneurs as Mothra's faries, the Shobijin, arrive to plead for its return to the natives of Infant Island. Aided by Sakai and Junko, the fairies are denied their request as Godzilla arises near Nagoya, washed ashore by the same typhoon. The people of Infant Island must now decide whether to help the people of Japan as Mothra seeks to protect both her children, and the world, against the menace of Godzilla

Release On: 29th - April - 1964

Vote Count: 166
Vote Average: 7.2/10

Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez

The ambitious police officer Cruchot is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with crimes such as persistent nude swimming, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich friends by telling them her father was a millionaire and owned a yacht in the harbor.

Release On: 8th - September - 1964

Vote Count: 558
Vote Average: 7.1/10

The Masque of the Red Death

A European prince terrorizes the local peasantry while using his castle as a refuge against the "Red Death" plague that stalks the land.

Release On: 24th - June - 1964

Vote Count: 168
Vote Average: 6.6/10


Fantômas is a man of many disguises. He uses maquillage as a weapon. He can impersonate anyone using an array of masks and can create endless confusion by constantly changing his appearance.

Release On: 4th - November - 1964

Vote Count: 467
Vote Average: 6.7/10

Seven Days in May

A U.S. Army colonel alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.

Release On: 12th - February - 1964

Vote Count: 117
Vote Average: 7.2/10

Murder Most Foul

A murderer is brought to court and only Miss Marple is unconvinced of his innocence. Once again she begins her own investigation.

Release On: 1st - March - 1964

Vote Count: 89
Vote Average: 7.1/10

A Hard Day's Night

Capturing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in their electrifying element, 'A Hard Day's Night' is a wildly irreverent journey through this pastiche of a day in the life of The Beatles during 1964. The band have to use all their guile and wit to avoid the pursuing fans and press to reach their scheduled television performance, in spite of Paul's troublemaking grandfather and Ringo's arrest.

Release On: 7th - July - 1964

Vote Count: 429
Vote Average: 7.4/10


In 1879, during the Anglo-Zulu War, man-of-the-people Lt. Chard and snooty Lt. Bromhead are in charge of defending the isolated and vastly outnumbered Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes.

Release On: 22nd - January - 1964

Vote Count: 308
Vote Average: 7.4/10