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What are your top five?

Once Upon a Time in the West
13 (17.8%)
The Golden Calf
0 (0%)
2001: A Space Odyssey
11 (15.1%)
The Lion in Winter
4 (5.5%)
Shame
3 (4.1%)
Monterey Pop
0 (0%)
Padosan
0 (0%)
Rosemary's Baby
5 (6.8%)
Planet of the Apes
2 (2.7%)
Night of the Living Dead
4 (5.5%)
Salesman
1 (1.4%)
The Great Silence
0 (0%)
Stolen Kisses
3 (4.1%)
Kuroneko
0 (0%)
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
1 (1.4%)
Memories of Underdevelopment
0 (0%)
Profound Desires of the Gods
0 (0%)
The Hour of the Furnaces
0 (0%)
I Was Nineteen
0 (0%)
Romeo and Juliet
1 (1.4%)
Where Eagles Dare
0 (0%)
The Odd Couple
1 (1.4%)
If....
2 (2.7%)
The Swimmer
1 (1.4%)
Faces
3 (4.1%)
Hour of the Wolf
1 (1.4%)
Isadora
0 (0%)
High School
0 (0%)
Death by Hanging
1 (1.4%)
In the Year of the Pig
1 (1.4%)
Naked Childhood
0 (0%)
The Party
0 (0%)
Kill!
0 (0%)
Bullitt
0 (0%)
Oliver!
1 (1.4%)
Funny Girl
3 (4.1%)
Rachel, Rachel
1 (1.4%)
Yellow Submarine
2 (2.7%)
Hell in the Pacific
0 (0%)
Targets
1 (1.4%)
Je t'aime, je t'aime
0 (0%)
Mandabi
0 (0%)
No Path Through Fire
0 (0%)
Signs of Life
0 (0%)
Teorema
0 (0%)
The Mercenary
0 (0%)
The Bride Wore Black
0 (0%)
Petulia
0 (0%)
The Anniversary
0 (0%)
Yours, Mine and Ours
1 (1.4%)
The Shoes of the Fisherman
0 (0%)
Pretty Poison
0 (0%)
Les Biches
0 (0%)
Asterix and Cleopatra
1 (1.4%)
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
0 (0%)
Charly
0 (0%)
The Devil Rides Out
0 (0%)
The Boston Strangler
1 (1.4%)
The Killing of Sister George
0 (0%)
Fando and Lis
0 (0%)
Farewell, Friend
0 (0%)
The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach
1 (1.4%)
Blackmail Is My Life
0 (0%)
The Thomas Crown Affair
0 (0%)
Hang 'Em High
0 (0%)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
0 (0%)
Three Resurrected Drunkards
0 (0%)
Barbarella
0 (0%)
Prescription: Murder (tv)
0 (0%)
The Immortal Story (tv)
0 (0%)
Film Film Film (short)
0 (0%)
Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (short)
1 (1.4%)
Pas de deux (short)
0 (0%)
The Flat (short)
0 (0%)
Hanaori: Breaking of Branches Is Forbidden (short)
0 (0%)
Valley of the Bees
1 (1.4%)
Silence and Cry
1 (1.4%)

Total Members Voted: 16

Author Topic: Best Film of 1968  (Read 8115 times)

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Re: Best Film of 1968
« Reply #60 on: October 04, 2016, 09:34:51 AM »
It breaks the mould of procedural; which tend to fail for me. It does it by making all the cops and suspects so interesting. In the middle of it is creepy little William Hickey. George Kennedy, Murray Hamilton and James Brolin as detectives; before you get to the Curtis/Fonda face off. I started watching Compulsion the other day; great. With 10 Rillington Place it's a terrific psychopath trilogy.
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Re: Best Film of 1968
« Reply #61 on: October 04, 2016, 11:52:04 AM »
1. Oliver!
2. Funny Girl
3. Once Upon a Time in the West
4. Yours, Mine and Ours
5. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

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Re: Best Film of 1968
« Reply #62 on: October 04, 2016, 12:42:12 PM »
56 and 67 have been standout poor years and they both preceded utterly great years. Given release dates can be arbitrary, it's difficult to form patterns; let's see how 72 holds up.  :D
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Re: Best Film of 1968
« Reply #63 on: October 04, 2016, 04:33:11 PM »
Heh, Valley of the Bees was the last film out, when I was trimming down to 75 selections. I should have thought to include the Jancsó, even though I'm told it's third-tier Jancsó, haha.

Added those two. IMDb has Ivan Kupala as 1969.

I could swear I checked and it was still 1968 a couple of hours ago.
Anyway, I updated my list, which now happens to include the Kubrick like everyone else's. Still prefer third-tier Jancsó, though.  :P

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Re: Best Film of 1968
« Reply #64 on: October 05, 2016, 02:02:18 PM »
Je t'aime, je t'aime is listed twice.

Once Upon a Time in the West
Planet of the Apes
Night of the Living Dead
If....
The Odd Couple

Hang 'Em High
Oliver!
Bullitt
Yours, Mine and Ours
The Thomas Crown Affair
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Barbarella
Where Eagles Dare
2001: A Space Odyssey

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Re: Best Film of 1968
« Reply #65 on: October 05, 2016, 02:05:25 PM »
Je t'aime, je t'aime is listed twice.

Thanks for catching that.

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Re: Best Film of 1968
« Reply #66 on: October 05, 2016, 10:22:03 PM »
This is the first and I predict only year in the sixties which has more than five movies I really want to vote for.
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Re: Best Film of 1968
« Reply #67 on: October 07, 2016, 05:06:03 AM »
2001: A Space Odyssey
Once Upon A Time in the West

The others I have seen do not belong in a Top 5 list.
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Re: Best Film of 1968
« Reply #68 on: October 17, 2016, 08:43:47 PM »
1. Once Upon a Time in the West
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey
3. Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (Short)
4. Rosemary's Baby
5. Black Panthers (Short)
6. Oliver!
7. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
8. Faces
9. Night of the Living Dead
10. Planet of the Apes
11. The Love Bug
12. The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit

 

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