Tag: 1961

Francis of Assisi (1961) 6.3

Francis of Assisi (1961)

Storyline:Francis Bernardone (Bradford Dillman) is the son of a wealthy cloth merchant in Assisi, who gives up all his worldly goods to dedicate himself to God. Clare (Dolores Hart) is a young aristocratic woman who, ...

Daibosatsu toge: Kanketsu-hen (1961) 6.7

Daibosatsu toge: Kanketsu-hen (1961)

Storyline:Disguised as a beggar monk, Ryunosuke's harrassed along the road by the rowdy members of a country dojo or fencing school malingering outside their fencing hall.User Reviews: As was the case with Satan's Swo...

Divorce Italian Style (1961) 8.1

Divorce Italian Style (1961)

Storyline:Ferdinando Cefalù is desperate to marry his cousin, Angela, but he is married to Rosalia and divorce is illegal in Italy. To get around the law, he tries to trick his wife into having an affair so he can cat...

Splendor in the Grass (1961) 7.8

Splendor in the Grass (1961)

Storyline:It's 1928 in oil rich southeast Kansas. High school seniors Bud Stamper and Deanie Loomis are in love with each other. Bud, the popular football captain, and Deanie, the sensitive soul, are "good" kids who h...

The Shadow of the Cat (1961) 6.3

The Shadow of the Cat (1961)

Storyline:A house cat sees her mistress murdered by two servants under orders from her husband , and becomes ferociously bent on revenge.User Reviews: While working from a script requiring more suspension of disbelief...

One-Eyed Jacks (1961) 7.1

One-Eyed Jacks (1961)

Storyline:Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has...

The Devil’s Daffodil (1961) 5.6

The Devil’s Daffodil (1961)

Storyline:A Chinese detective breaks up a drug smuggling ring and tries to find the "Daffodil Killer". The drug smugglers had devised the ingenious method of smuggling heroin from Hong Kong in the stems of daffodils.U...

King of Kings (1961) 7

King of Kings (1961)

Storyline:The story of the life of Jesus Christ from his birth in Bethlehem to his crucifixion and subsequent resurrection. Filmed on a relatively grand scale, the film includes all of the major events referred to in ...

Snow White (1961) 6.4

Snow White (1961)

Storyline:Hated by her jealous and bloodthirsty stepmother, Snow White flees a murder attempt and seeks shelter in the woods with seven kindly dwarfs. Feeling she is safe from harm, Snow White welcomes the disguised q...

Jungle Fighters (1961) 6.8

Jungle Fighters (1961)

Storyline:A troop of British soldiers are out in the jungle to record jungle noises and troop noises in the jungle so that the recordings can be played back by other troops to divert the enemy to their whereabouts. As...

Cernobílá Sylva (1961) 7.2

Cernobílá Sylva (1961)

Storyline:The heroine of a motion picture falls from the screen and into the real world.User Reviews:

Lola (1961) 7.5

Lola (1961)

Storyline:Roland Cassard is a young man with no job and seemingly no prospects. By chance, he runs into his former girlfriend Cecile, who works as a dancer at a cabaret under the stage name Lola. She is now a single m...

Accattone (1961) 7.8

Accattone (1961)

Storyline:In a seedy section of Rome, Vittorio Cataldi - "Accattone" ("beggar" in Italian) to those that know him - lives off the avails of prostitution, Maddalena being his one and only girl. He is married to Ascenza...

The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer (1961) 8.5

The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer (1961)

Storyline:His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival.User Reviews:

Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961) 7.0

Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961)

Storyline:In Scotland 1865, An old shepherd and his little Skye terrier go to Edinburgh. But when the shepherd dies of pneumonia, the dog remains faithful to his master, refuses to be adopted by anyone, and takes to s...

One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961) 7.1

One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)

Storyline:When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.User Reviews:

Pugni, pupe e marinai (1961) 5.3

Pugni, pupe e marinai (1961)

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My Mother and Her Guest (1961) 7.5

My Mother and Her Guest (1961)

Storyline:A single mother takes on a boarder, with intriguing results.User Reviews:

Footprints (1961) 0.0

Footprints (1961)

Storyline:This early short by Jaromil Jireš anticipates the formal and stylistic experimentation that would characterize VALERIE AND HER WEEK OF WONDERS.User Reviews:

Pigs and Battleships (1961) 6.7

Pigs and Battleships (1961)

Storyline:In the city of Yokosuka, Kinta and his lover Haruko, both involved with yakuza, brave the post-occupation period with a goal to be together.User Reviews:

The Return of Dr. Mabuse (1961) 6.7

The Return of Dr. Mabuse (1961)

Storyline:In this first sequel to the User Reviews: As I generally greatly detest sequels, reboots and the like, especially of great filmic franchises created and led by outstanding filmmakers (ie., the Mabuse charact...

Taste of Fear (1961) 7.0

Taste of Fear (1961)

Storyline:A wheelchair-bound young girl returns to her father's estate after ten years, and although she's told he's away, she keeps seeing his dead body on the estate.User Reviews:

Werewolf in a Girls’ Dormitory (1961) 4.8

Werewolf in a Girls’ Dormitory (1961)

Storyline:The new science teacher Dr. Julian Olcott with a mysterious past arrives in an institutional boarding school for troublemaker girls. Along the night, the intern Mary Smith, who is blackmailing another teache...

The Thief Of Baghdad (1961) 4.9

The Thief Of Baghdad (1961)

Storyline:When Karim impersonates a prince Osman, he steals the heart of Amina the Sultans daughter. The real prince intends to get Amina back by giving her a love potion. But his plan backfires and Amina becomes deat...