Best award winning movies with a seedy underworld from 1966

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a seedy underworld from 1966! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a seedy underworld from 1966, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 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.

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1966-09-08 | Drama / War

Cast

Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin

Rating

rating icon 7.88
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #33 for
    cinema verite
  2. Ranked #55 for
    neo-realism
  3. Ranked #97 for
    non-professional cast

Trailer

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2 The Sand Pebbles (1966)

Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat USS San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the 'rice-bowl' system which runs the ship and the uneasy symbiosis between Chinese and foreigner on the river. Hostility towards the gunboat's presence reaches a climax when the boat must crash through a river-boom and rescue missionaries upriver at China Light Mission.

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1966-12-20 | Drama / War

Cast

Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough

Rating

rating icon 7.195
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #84 for
    callow
  2. Ranked #115 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  3. Ranked #121 for
    shoo in

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3 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

A history professor and his wife entertain a young couple who are new to the university's faculty. As the drinks flow, secrets come to light, and the middle-aged couple unload onto their guests the full force of the bitterness, dysfunction, and animosity that defines their marriage.

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1966-06-22 | Drama

Cast

Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton

Rating

rating icon 7.729
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #36 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #67 for
    with marital problems

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4 Seconds (1966)

An unhappy middle-aged banker agrees to a procedure that will fake his death and give him a completely new look and identity – one that comes with its own price.

Info

1966-10-05 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Rock Hudson, Salome Jens

Rating

rating icon 7.274
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #45 for
    like The Twilight Zone
  2. Ranked #70 for
    off balance
  3. Ranked #99 for
    cautionary tale

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5 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 unknowingly captures a death on film.

Info

1966-12-18 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave

Rating

rating icon 7.372
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #71 for
    capturing the zeitgeist
  2. Ranked #91 for
    opaque
  3. Ranked #147 for
    obtuse

Trailer

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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.

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1966-12-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller

Rating

rating icon 7.353
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #40 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #52 for
    with marital problems

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7 Alfie (1966)

A young man leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.

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1966-03-29 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Michael Caine, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    devil-may-care
  2. Ranked #31 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #34 for
    smug

Trailer

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8 Georgy Girl (1966)

A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while attempting to please her glamorously stuck-up roommate Meredith.

Info

1966-08-04 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Lynn Redgrave, James Mason

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    flirtatious
  2. Ranked #25 for
    wallflower
  3. Ranked #62 for
    sassy

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9 The Fortune Cookie (1966)

A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother-in-law, as the king of the ambulance-chasing lawyers, starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears that his ex-wife will be coming to see him. He pretends to be injured to get her back, but also sees what the strain is doing to the football player who injured him.

Info

1966-10-19 | Comedy

Cast

Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #51 for
    gold digger
  2. Ranked #64 for
    juicy atmosphere
  3. Ranked #109 for
    game changer

Trailer

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10 The Hunt (1966)

Three veterans of the Spanish Civil War go rabbit hunting. While doing so, old wounds open up.

Info

1966-11-07 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Ismael Merlo, Alfredo Mayo

Rating

rating icon 6.836
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    juicy atmosphere
  2. Ranked #58 for
    with biblical reference
  3. Ranked #59 for
    atmospheric musical score

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