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The Sword in the Stone

Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one has an education, one can go anywhere. Needless to say, it doesn't quite work out that way.

Release On: 25th - December - 1963

Vote Count: 3055
Vote Average: 7.3/10


From Russia with Love

Agent 007 is back in the second installment of the James Bond series, this time battling a secret crime organization known as SPECTRE. Russians Rosa Klebb and Kronsteen are out to snatch a decoding device known as the Lektor, using the ravishing Tatiana to lure Bond into helping them. Bond willingly travels to meet Tatiana in Istanbul, where he must rely on his wits to escape with his life in a series of deadly encounters with the enemy.

Release On: 10th - October - 1963

Vote Count: 2131
Vote Average: 7.1/10


The Birds

Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift of lovebirds. But upon her arrival, the bird population runs amok. Suddenly, the townsfolk face a massive avian onslaught, with the feathered fiends inexplicably attacking people all over Bodega Bay.

Release On: 28th - March - 1963

Vote Count: 3014
Vote Average: 7.5/10


Cleopatra

Determined to hold on to the throne, Cleopatra seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar. When Caesar is murdered, she redirects her attentions to his general, Marc Antony, who vows to take power—but Caesar’s successor has other plans.

Release On: 12th - June - 1963

Vote Count: 483
Vote Average: 7/10


Jason and the Argonauts

Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught with fantastic monsters and terrible perils.

Release On: 19th - June - 1963

Vote Count: 410
Vote Average: 7.1/10


The Great Escape

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocate them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.

Release On: 20th - June - 1963

Vote Count: 1878
Vote Average: 8/10


McLintock!

Ageing, wealthy, rancher and self-made man, George Washington McLintock is forced to deal with numerous personal and professional problems. Seemingly everyone wants a piece of his enormous farmstead, including high-ranking government men, McLintock's own sons and nearby Native Americans. As McLintock tries to juggle his various adversaries, his wife—who left him two years previously—suddenly returns. But she isn't interested in George; she wants custody of their daughter.

Release On: 12th - November - 1963

Vote Count: 155
Vote Average: 6.6/10


The Pink Panther

The trademark of The Phantom, a renowned jewel thief, is a glove left at the scene of the crime. Inspector Clouseau, an expert on The Phantom's exploits, feels sure that he knows where The Phantom will strike next and leaves Paris for the Tyrolean Alps, where the famous Lugashi jewel 'The Pink Panther' is going to be. However, he does not know who The Phantom really is, or for that matter who anyone else really is...

Release On: 18th - December - 1963

Vote Count: 726
Vote Average: 6.9/10


King Kong vs. Godzilla

US version. The re-edited John Beck version of the film: released outside of Japan and restructured with new footage of American actors centering around a news report plot not present in the original. Eric Carter of United Nation News is joined by Dr. Arnold Johnson as a prehistoric monster emerges from hibernation while a pharmaceutical company seeks publicity with their own monster.

Release On: 26th - June - 1963

Vote Count: 163
Vote Average: 7/10


Guido Anselmi, a film director, finds himself creatively barren at the peak of his career. Urged by his doctors to rest, Anselmi heads for a luxurious resort, but a sorry group gathers—his producer, staff, actors, wife, mistress, and relatives—each one begging him to get on with the show. In retreat from their dependency, he fantasizes about past women and dreams of his childhood.

Release On: 14th - February - 1963

Vote Count: 1646
Vote Average: 8.2/10


It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.

Release On: 7th - November - 1963

Vote Count: 391
Vote Average: 7/10


Il gattopardo

As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war hero nephew, Tancredi, to marry Angelica, the beautiful daughter of gauche, bourgeois Don Calogero, in order to maintain the family's accustomed level of comfort and political clout.

Release On: 28th - March - 1963

Vote Count: 529
Vote Average: 7.7/10


Ieri, oggi, domani

Three tales of very different women using their sexuality as a means to getting what they want.

Release On: 21st - December - 1963

Vote Count: 307
Vote Average: 7.6/10


Charade

After Regina Lampert falls for the dashing Peter Joshua on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon, she and Peter are giving chase to three of her late husband's World War II cronies, Tex, Scobie and Gideon, who are after a quarter of a million dollars the quartet stole while behind enemy lines. But why does Peter keep changing his name?

Release On: 5th - December - 1963

Vote Count: 960
Vote Average: 7.7/10


天国と地獄

An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

Release On: 1st - March - 1963

Vote Count: 508
Vote Average: 8.4/10


Irma la Douce

A Parisian policeman gives up everything for the love of a free-living sex worker.

Release On: 5th - June - 1963

Vote Count: 266
Vote Average: 7.5/10


Hud

Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the consequences. There is bitter conflict between the callous Hud and his stern and highly principled father, Homer. Hud's nephew Lon admires Hud's cheating ways, though he soon becomes too aware of Hud's reckless amorality to bear him anymore. In the world of the takers and the taken, Hud is a winner. He's a cheat, but, he explains, "I always say the law was meant to be interpreted in a lenient manner."

Release On: 28th - May - 1963

Vote Count: 194
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Donovan's Reef

'Guns' Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and 'Boats' Gilhooley, until Dedham's high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise.

Release On: 12th - June - 1963

Vote Count: 96
Vote Average: 6.2/10


The Raven

A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help.

Release On: 25th - January - 1963

Vote Count: 159
Vote Average: 6.5/10


55 Days at Peking

Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, delayed relief and tacit support of the Boxers by the Empress of China and her generals.

Release On: 6th - May - 1963

Vote Count: 113
Vote Average: 7.1/10