TOP TEN FILMS OF THE 1960s

1969

1. MY NIGHT AT MAUD'S (Eric Rohmer)
2. MIDNIGHT COWBOY (John Schlsinger)
3. THE WILD BUNCH (Sam Pekinpah)
4. ARMY OF SHADOWS (Jean-Pierre Melville)
5. THIS MAN MUST DIE (Claude Chabrol)
6. DILLINGER IS DEAD (Marco Ferreri)
7. BOY (Nagisa Oshima)
8. THE PASSION OF ANNA (Ingmar Bergman)
9. KES (Ken Loach)
10. LE BOUCHER (Claude Charbol)

Honorable Mention: BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (Hill);
DOWNHILL RACER (Ritchie); EASY RIDER (Hopper); MISSISSIPPI MERMAID (Truffaut); THE SICILIAN CLAN (Verneuil)

Notable Shorts: A DAY WITH THE BOYS (Gulager); INVOCATION OF MY DEMON BROTHER (Anger)

1968
1. STOLEN KISSES (François Truffaut)
2. 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (Stanley Kubrick)
3. IF... (Lindsay Anderson)
4. ROSEMARY'S BABY (Roman Polanski)
5. NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (George Romero)
6. L'ENFANCE NUE (Maurice Pialat)
7. PETULIA (Richard Lester)
8. JE T'AIME, JE T'AIME (Alain Resnais)
9. SHAME (Ingmar Bergman)
10. THE MERCENARY (Sergio Corbucci)

Honorable Mention: COOGAN'S BLUFF (Siegel);THE GREAT SILENCE (Corbucci); THE HOUR OF THE WOLF (Bergman); SYMBIOPSYCHOTAXIPLASM: TAKE ONE (Greaves); WHERE EAGLES DARE (Hutton); YELLOW SUBMARINE (Dunning)

Notable Shorts: PAS DE DEUX (McLaren) and TOBY DAMMIT (Fellini)

Most Overrated: THE LION IN WINTER (Harvey)

1967
1. THE YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT (Jacques Demy)
2. LE SAMOURAI (Jean-Pierre Melville)
3. COOL HAND LUKE (Stuart Rosenberg)
4. BONNIE AND CLYDE (Arthur Penn)
5. BELLE DE JOUR (Luis Buñuel)
6. WEEKEND (Jean Luc Godard)
7. POINT BLANK (John Boorman)
8. PLAYTIME (Jacques Tati)
9. MOUCHETTE (Robert Bresson)
10. THE GRADUATE (Mike Nichols)

Honorable Mention: BRANDED TO KILL (Suzuki); IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (Jewison); THE PRODUCERS (Brooks); TWO OR THREE THINGS I KNOW ABOUT HER (Godard)

Notable Shorts: EYE MYTH (Brakhage); REPORT (Conner)

1966
1. PERSONA (Ingmar Bergman)
2. AU HASARD BALTHAZAR (Robert Bresson)
3. A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS (Fred Zinnemann)
4. KILL, BABY ... KILL (Mario Bava)
5. RIDE IN THE WHIRLWIND (Monte Hellman)
6. FAHRENHEIT 451 (Francois Truffaut)
7. BLOW UP (Michelangelo Antonioni)
8. THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (Sergio Leone)
9. THE NAKED PREY (Cornel Wilde)
10. THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS (Gillo Pontecorvo)

Honorable Mention: BLACK GIRL (Sembene); MARAT/SADE (PERSECUTION AND ASSASSINATION OF JEAN-PAUL MARAT AS PERFORMED BY THE INMATES OF THE ASYLUM AT THE CHARENTON UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE MARQUIS DE SADE) (Peter Brook); TOKYO DRIFTER (Suzuki)

Notable Shorts: BREAKAWAY (Conner)

Most Overrated: DAISIES (Chytilovà); KING OF HEARTS (de Broca)

1965
1. THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD (Martin Ritt)
2. REPULSION (Roman Polanski)
3. THE KNACK AND HOW TO GET IT (Richard Lester)
4. FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE (Sergio Leone)
5. BUNNY LAKE IS MISSING (Otto Preminger)
6. PIERROT LE FOU (Jean-Luc Godard)
7. THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Robert Wise)
8. DARLING (John Schlesinger)
9. FASTER, PUSSYCAT! KILL! KILL! (Russ Meyer)
10. LOVES OF A BLONDE (Milos Forman)

Honorable Mention: None

Notable Shorts: KUSTOM KAR KOMMANDOS (Anger); MEET MARLON BRANDO (Maysles, Maysles and Zwerin)

1964
1. THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG (Jacques Demy)
2. DR STRANGELOVE, OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB (Stanley Kubrick)
3. THE TRAIN (John Frankenheimer)
4. SÉANCE ON A WET AFTERNOON (Bryan Forbes)
5. FAIL-SAFE (Sidney Lumet)
6. WOMAN IN THE DUNES (Hiroshi Teshigahara)
7. BAND OF OUTSIDERS (Jean-luc Godard)
8. A HARD DAY'S NIGHT (Richard Lester)
9. GOLDFINGER (Guy Hamilton)
10. BLOOD AND BLACK LACE (Mario Bava)

Honorable Mention
I AM CUBA

Notable Shorts
IMB: A SELF PORTRAIT (Albert & David Maysles)

Most Overrated
GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST. MATTHEW and MARNIE

1963
1. THE LEOPARD (Luchino Visconti)
2. HIGH AND LOW (Akira Kurosawa)
3. BILLY LIAR (John Schlesinger)
4. CONTEMPT (Jean-Luc Godard)
5. 8 ½ (Frederico Fellini)
6. THE BIG CITY (Satyajit Ray)
7. THE BIRDS (Alfred Hitchcock)
8. HUD (Marin Ritt)
9, MURIEL, OR THE TIME OF RETURN (Alain Resnais)
10. BAY OF ANGELS (Jacques Demy)

Honorable Mention: CHARADE (Donen); THE HAUNTING (Wise); THE SILENCE (Bergman); THIS SPORTING LIFE (Anderson)

Notable Shorts: MOTHLIGHT (Brakhage)

1962
1. JULES AND JIM (François Truffaut)
2. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (David Lean)
3. THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER (Tony Richardson)
4. HARAKARI (Masaki Kobayashi)
5. HATARI! (Howard Hawks)
6. LE DOULOS (Jean-Pierre Melville)
7. ADVISE & CONSENT (Otto Preminger)
8. RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY (Sam Peckinpah)
9. THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (John Frankenheimer)
10. SANJURO (Akira Kurosawa)

Honorable Mention: THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL (Bunuel); KNIFE IN THE WATER (Polanski); LOLITA (Kubrick); MY LIFE TO LIVE (Godard); THE TALE OF ZATOICHI (Misumi); TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (Mulligan)

Notable Shorts: ANTOINE AND COLETTE (Truffaut); LA JETEE (Marker); WINDOW WATER BABY MOVING (Brakhage)

1961
1. THE HUSTLER (Robert Rossen)
2. THE INNOCENTS (Jack Clayton)
3. YOJIMBO (Akira Kurosawa)
4. LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD (Alain Resnais)
5. A WOMAN IS A WOMAN (Jean-luc Godard)
6. VIRIDIANA (Luis Bunuel)
7. TWO RODE TOGETHER (John Ford)
8. THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY (Ingmar Bergman)
9. LOLA (Jacques Demy)
10. ONE, TWO, THREE (Billy Wilder)

Honorable Mention: None

1960
1. ROCCO AND HIS BROTHERS (Luchino Visconti)
2. PSYCHO (Alfred Hitchcock)
3. BREATHLESS (Jean-luc Godard)
4. LA DOLCE VITA (Frederico Fellini)
5. PEEPING TOM (Michael Powell)
6. LES BONNES FEMMES (Claude Chabrol)
7. STRANGERS WHEN WE MEET (Richard Quine)
8. THE RISE AND FALL OF LEGS DIAMOND (Budd Boetticher)
9. THE VIRGIN SPRING (Ingmar Bergman)
10. SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER (François Truffaut)

Honorable Mention: COMANCHE STATION (Boetticher);EYES WITHOUT A FACE (Franju); L'AVVENTURA (Antonioni); LE TROU (Becker)