Top 1966 IMDb Rated Movies

[#1] The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

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.

Genre: Western

Director:

Cast: Al Mulock, Aldo Giuffrè, Angelo Novi, Antonio Casale,...

Country: Germany, Italy, Spain, US

Duration: 161 min

Release: 1966

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.8 (684,823 votes)

[#2] How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)

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.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family

Director: ,

Cast: Boris Karloff, Dal McKennon, June Foray, Thurl Ravenscroft,...

Country: US

Duration: 26 min

Release: 1966

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.4 (44,709 votes)

[#3] The Battle of Algiers (1966)

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.

Genre: Drama, History, War

Director:

Cast: Brahim Hadjadj, Fusia El Kader, Gene Wesson, Jean Martin,...

Country: Algeria, Italy

Duration: 121 min

Release: 1966

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.1 (53,744 votes)

[#4] Persona (1966)

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.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Cast: Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Jörgen Lindström, Liv Ullmann,...

Country: Sweden

Duration: 84 min

Release: 1966

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.1 (104,726 votes)

[#5] Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Cast: Agnes Flanagan, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Flanagan, George Segal,...

Country: US

Duration: 131 min

Release: 1966

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.0 (69,558 votes)

[#6] A Man for All Seasons (1966)

A depiction of the conflict between King Henry VIII of England and his Lord Chancellor, Sir Thomas More, who refuses to swear the Oath of Supremacy declaring Henry Supreme Head of the Church in England.

Genre: Drama, History

Director:

Cast: Anthony Nicholls, Colin Blakely, Corin Redgrave, Cyril Luckham,...

Country: UK

Duration: 120 min

Release: 1966

Rated: G

IMDb: 7.7 (31,563 votes)

[#7] El Dorado (1966)

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.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Western

Director:

Cast: Adam Roarke, Arthur Hunnicutt, Charlene Holt, Christopher George,...

Country: US

Duration: 120 min

Release: 1966

Rated: Passed

IMDb: 7.6 (24,437 votes)

[#8] Blow-Up (1966)

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 accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. The fact that he has photographed a murder does not occur to him until he studies and then blows up his negatives, uncovering details, blowing up smaller and smaller elements, and finally putting the puzzle together.

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Claude Chagrin, David Hemmings, Gillian Hills, Jane Birkin,...

Country: Italy, UK, US

Duration: 111 min

Release: 1966

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 7.6 (56,371 votes)

[#9] How to Steal a Million (1966)

A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.

Genre: Comedy, Crime

Director:

Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Bert Bertram, Charles Boyer, Edward Malin,...

Country: US

Duration: 123 min

Release: 1966

Rated: Approved

IMDb: 7.6 (25,008 votes)

[#10] Django (1966)

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.

Genre: Action, Western

Director:

Cast: Ángel Álvarez, Eduardo Fajardo, Flora Carosello, Franco Nero,...

Country: Italy, Spain

Duration: 93 min

Release: 1966

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 7.2 (25,063 votes)