Tag: 1962

Aarti (1962) 6.9

Aarti (1962)

Storyline:Aarti (Meena Kumari) is a dedicated and hard-working doctor, who believes that her skills should be used for the welfare of patients only. In contrast her fiance, Dr. Prakash (Ashok Kumar) believes in the op...

The 300 Spartans (1962) 6.6

The 300 Spartans (1962)

Storyline:Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of them his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have n...

Stagecoach to Dancers’ Rock (1962) 5.5

Stagecoach to Dancers’ Rock (1962)

Storyline:A group of passengers traveling by stagecoach in 1873 from Tucson, Arizona to Fort Yuma, Arizona. One of the passengers,, a Chinese girl, Loy Lan Yu (Judy Dan), is discovered as having contracted the dreaded...

Black Test Car (1962) 7

Black Test Car (1962)

Storyline:Two car manufacturers spy on each other to try to find out details and prices of a new sports car each is about to launch.User Reviews: Solid, noirish gangster film without regular gangsters. This is industr...

Umrel nám pan Foerster (1962) 6.8

Umrel nám pan Foerster (1962)

Storyline:The childhood memories of Bohumil Hrabal living in his provincial hometown of Nymburk.User Reviews:

Le Doulos (1962) 7.8

Le Doulos (1962)

Storyline:Fresh out of prison and hell-bent on revenge, the recently paroled burglar, Maurice Faugel, finds himself, once more, on the run from the police after what should have been a quick and simple robbery. Now, u...

Rome Adventure (1962) 6.5

Rome Adventure (1962)

Storyline:Prudence resigns from her teaching position after being criticized for giving a student her copy of a romance novel. She sails for Italy, takes a job at a small bookstore in Rome, and meets Don, who has just...

L’Eclisse (1962) 7.9

L’Eclisse (1962)

Storyline:In the suburbs of Rome, the translator Vittoria breaks her engagement with her boyfriend, the writer Ricardo, after a troubled night. Vittoria goes downtown to meet her mother, who is addicted to the stock m...

Moon Pilot (1962) 5.5

Moon Pilot (1962)

Storyline:An Air Force captain inadvertently volunteers to make the first manned flight around the moon. He immediately falls under the watchful protection of various security agencies, but despite all their precautio...

Terror at Black Falls (1962) 5.8

Terror at Black Falls (1962)

Storyline:In this western, a Mexican gunslinger is injured trying to save his son and put into prison. When he's released, he's got revenge on his mind.User Reviews: After his son is lynched a bandit by the name of &q...

Lonely Are the Brave (1962) 7.6

Lonely Are the Brave (1962)

Storyline:In order to free his best friend Paul Bondi from jail, cowboy Jack Burns gets himself imprisoned only to find out that Bondi does not want to escape. Thus Burns breaks out on his own and is afterwards being ...

The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962) 6.4

The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962)

Storyline:Three druggists travel with a Milquetoast inventor, Schuyler, and his girlfriend, Diane, to ancient Greece on a newly invented time machine. There, the evil tyrant, Odius, takes a shine to the woman and has ...

Five Miles to Midnight (1962) 6.3

Five Miles to Midnight (1962)

Storyline:Lisa Macklin, an Italian woman, has a fight with her American husband Robert in a Paris night club. He leaves the next day for a business trip and Lisa says she does not want to see him again. She is with ne...

Night Creatures (1962) 6.7

Night Creatures (1962)

Storyline:In this engaging costume melodrama of skulduggery on the low seas set back in the 18th-century, the Royal Crown suspects a bit of smuggling is going on in this locale, and they send Captain Collier and his c...

Long Day’s Journey Into Night (1962) 7.6

Long Day’s Journey Into Night (1962)

Storyline:Over the course of one day in August 1912, the family of retired actor James Tyrone grapples with the morphine addiction of his wife Mary, the illness of their youngest son Edmund and the alcoholism and deba...

Kid Galahad (1962) 6.2

Kid Galahad (1962)

Storyline:When he completes his military service Walter Gulick returns to his birthplace, Cream Valley, New York. He was orphaned as an infant and grew up elsewhere but always wanted to return to where he was from. He...

The Trial (1962) 7.8

The Trial (1962)

Storyline:Josef K wakes up in the morning and finds the police in his room. They tell him that he is on trial but nobody tells him what he is accused of. In order to find out about the reason of this accusation and to...

40 Pounds of Trouble (1962) 6.4

40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)

Storyline:Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.User Reviews: With the recent passing of Tony Curtis, I'm revisiting this review of this simple and sw...

The Music Man (1962) 7.7

The Music Man (1962)

Storyline:It's the early twentieth century American Midwest. A con man currently going by the assumed name Harold Hill has used several different schemes to bilk the unsuspecting, and now travels from town to town pre...

Merrill’s Marauders (1962) 6.6

Merrill’s Marauders (1962)

Storyline:Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond t...

Curse of the Blood Ghouls (1962) 5.2

Curse of the Blood Ghouls (1962)

Storyline:On their wedding night, a newlywed couple find themselves menaced by a bloodthirsty vampirer.User Reviews: As they celebrate their honeymoon in a faraway castle, newlyweds Wolfgang (Walter Brandi) and Louise...

Violent Life (1962) 7

Violent Life (1962)

Storyline:Tommaso Puzzilli is a boy who grew up in the suburb of Pietralata outside Rome. Not having a job, Tommaso and his friends are committing crimes to make money.User Reviews:

Love, Thy Name Be Sorrow (1962) 7.2

Love, Thy Name Be Sorrow (1962)

Storyline:In the reign of the Emperor Suzaku (930- 946 A.D.), various mishaps happen after a strange white rainbow in appearance in the sky over Kyoto. The Emperor orders a famous astronomer, Yasunori, to consult a ce...

Damn the Defiant! (1962) 7.1

Damn the Defiant! (1962)

Storyline:H.M.S. Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant's first officer Lieutenant Scott-P...