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Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.

Release On: 23rd - December - 1966

Vote Count: 6259
Vote Average: 8.5/10

How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Bitter and hateful, the Grinch is irritated at the thought of a nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas. Disguised as Santa Claus, with his dog made to look like a reindeer, he decides to raid the village to steal all the Christmas things.

Release On: 18th - December - 1966

Vote Count: 738
Vote Average: 7.5/10

The Bible: In the Beginning...

Extravagant production of the first part of the book of Genesis. Covers Adam and Eve, Noah and the Flood and Abraham and Isaac.

Release On: 28th - September - 1966

Vote Count: 170
Vote Average: 7.2/10


A coffin-dragging gunslinger and a half-breed prostitute become embroiled in a bitter feud between a merciless masked clan and a band of Mexican revolutionaries.

Release On: 5th - April - 1966

Vote Count: 616
Vote Average: 7.2/10


The Dynamic Duo faces four super-villains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.

Release On: 30th - July - 1966

Vote Count: 592
Vote Average: 6.3/10


A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to Elisabeth constantly, never receiving any answer. The time they spend together only strengthens the crushing realization that one does not exist.

Release On: 18th - October - 1966

Vote Count: 1492
Vote Average: 8.3/10


A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he unknowingly captures a death on film.

Release On: 18th - December - 1966

Vote Count: 859
Vote Average: 7.5/10

The Chase

The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town.

Release On: 18th - February - 1966

Vote Count: 196
Vote Average: 7.2/10

La Grande Vadrouille

During World War II, two French civilians and a downed British Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must avoid German troops - and the consequences of their own blunders.

Release On: 8th - December - 1966

Vote Count: 977
Vote Average: 7.9/10

Fahrenheit 451

In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as “firemen,” to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of his vocation…

Release On: 7th - September - 1966

Vote Count: 683
Vote Average: 7.2/10

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

This classic "Peanuts" tale focuses on the thumb-sucking, blanket-holding Linus, and his touching faith in the "Great Pumpkin." When Linus discovers that no one else believes in the creature, he sets out to prove that the Pumpkin's no myth—by spending the night alone in a pumpkin patch.

Release On: 27th - October - 1966

Vote Count: 261
Vote Average: 7.5/10

Grand Prix

The story tells about the confrontation of four first-class racers of Formula 1. Each of the competitors had their own additional motivation to become a champion. Their world is a risk and extreme, fast driving on the highway. The taste of adrenaline is what race lovers live. Outside of competition, they all experience personal dramas and upheavals, and the more important the desired title becomes for them.

Release On: 21st - December - 1966

Vote Count: 113
Vote Average: 7.1/10

El Dorado

Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.

Release On: 17th - December - 1966

Vote Count: 353
Vote Average: 7.4/10

ゴジラ・エビラ・モスラ 南海の大決闘

Searching for his brother, Ryota stows away on a boat belonging to a criminal alongside two other teenagers. The group shipwrecks on Letchi island and discover the Infant Island natives have been enslaved by a terrorist organization controlling a crustacean monster. Finding a sleeping Godzilla, they decide to awaken him to defeat the terrorists and liberate the natives.

Release On: 17th - December - 1966

Vote Count: 111
Vote Average: 6.3/10

La battaglia di Algeri

Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in 1957. The film traces the rebels' struggle and the increasingly extreme measures taken by the French government to quell the revolt.

Release On: 8th - September - 1966

Vote Count: 483
Vote Average: 8/10

Un homme et une femme

A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.

Release On: 27th - May - 1966

Vote Count: 190
Vote Average: 7.3/10

The Professionals

An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.

Release On: 1st - November - 1966

Vote Count: 182
Vote Average: 7.2/10

Return of the Seven

Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out Chris, the leader of The Seven for help. Chris also meets Vin another member of The Seven. They find four other men and they go to help Chico.

Release On: 19th - October - 1966

Vote Count: 143
Vote Average: 6.1/10

The Sand Pebbles

Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat USS San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the 'rice-bowl' system which runs the ship and the uneasy symbiosis between Chinese and foreigner on the river. Hostility towards the gunboat's presence reaches a climax when the boat must crash through a river-boom and rescue missionaries upriver at China Light Mission.

Release On: 20th - December - 1966

Vote Count: 167
Vote Average: 7.2/10

Le Grand Restaurant

A great French restaurant's owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.

Release On: 9th - September - 1966

Vote Count: 345
Vote Average: 6.8/10