A fatalistic American general (Sterling Hayden), convinced that Russia is trying to corrupt the American people, begins a countdown to nuclear holocaust that a council of politicians and generals, including Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, frantically tries to stop. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens and James Earl Jones. Categories: Politics, Cult Classics, Comedy, War. Year: 1964.
1964 in Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
The man with no name (Clint Eastwood), a wandering gunfighter, makes plans to get rich by playing both sides in a dispute between two rival families. Directed by Sergio Leone. With Marianne Koch. Categories: Action, Western, Classic. Year: 1964.
1964 in A Fistful of Dollars
Hot on the trail of international gold dealer Auric Goldfinger (Gert Frobe), James Bond (Sean Connery) uncovers a maniacal plot to contaminate the U.S. gold reserves at Fort Knox. Racing to beat the clock, Bond must take down the mastermind Goldfinger and prevent the economic collapse of the entire western world. Directed by Guy Hamilton. With Honor Blackman, Shirley Eaton and Bernard Lee. Categories: Action, Thriller, Adventure, James Bond. Year: 1964.
1964 in Goldfinger
After Jane (Karen Dotrice) and Michael Banks (Matthew Garber) frustrate their nanny and driver her away, Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) blows in out of the blue and proceeds to turn their world upside down. With a mixture of magic and song, Mary Poppins shows the children how to explore the world and find fun around every corner. Directed by Robert Stevenson. With Dick Van Dyke and David Tomlinson. Categories: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical. Year: 1964.
1964 in Mary Poppins
This engrossing documentary chronicles the lives of fourteen students from various social backgrounds at the age of seven. From these interviews, viewers are invited to take a look at their lives in the making with anticipation of a follow-up film that checks in on them seven years later. Topics include secondary education, hobbies and free time, personal beliefs and financial ambitions. Directed by Paul Almond. Categories: Documentary. Year: 1964.
1964 in Seven Up!