Best award winning movies with a societal issue from 1969

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a societal issue from 1969! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a societal issue from 1969, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Midnight Cowboy (1969)

Joe Buck is a wide-eyed hustler from Texas hoping to score big with wealthy New York City women; he finds a companion in Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo, an ailing swindler with a bum leg and a quixotic fantasy of escaping to Florida.

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1969-05-25 | Drama

Cast

Jon Voight, Dustin Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #16 for
    scuzzy
  2. Ranked #41 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #76 for
    callow

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2 Easy Rider (1969)

Wyatt and Billy, two Harley-riding hippies, complete a drug deal in Southern California and decide to travel cross-country in search of spiritual truth.

Info

1969-06-26 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper

Rating

rating icon 7.081
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #34 for
    capturing the zeitgeist
  2. Ranked #63 for
    iconoclast
  3. Ranked #123 for
    lumberjack

Trailer

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3 Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

The working-class Smiths change their initially sunny views on World War I after the three boys of the family witness the harsh reality of trench warfare.

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1969-03-10 | Comedy / Music

Cast

Laurence Olivier, Vanessa Redgrave

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #38 for
    jingoistic
  2. Ranked #75 for
    rousing musical score
  3. Ranked #92 for
    gung-ho

Trailer

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4 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)

After returning to Los Angeles from a group therapy session, documentary filmmaker Bob Sanders and his wife, Carol, find themselves becoming vigilante couples counselors, offering unsolicited advice to their best friends, Ted and Alice Henderson. Not wanting to be rude, the Hendersons play along, but some latent sexual tension among the four soon comes bubbling to the surface, and long-buried desires don't stay buried for long.

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1969-09-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Natalie Wood, Robert Culp

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    capturing the zeitgeist
  2. Ranked #91 for
    therapeutic
  3. Ranked #100 for
    dumbfounded

Trailer

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5 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot Sundance Kid. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all.

Info

1969-09-23 | Western

Cast

Paul Newman, Robert Redford

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    sepia tone
  2. Ranked #32 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #62 for
    Spaghetti Western

Trailer

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6 Z (1969)

Amidst a heated political climate, the opposition leader is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. When a magistrate finds evidence of a government cover-up, witnesses start to get targeted. A thinly-fictionalized account of the events surrounding the assassination of Greek politician Grigoris Lambrakis in 1963, Z captures the outrage about the military junta that ruled Greece at the time.

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1969-02-26 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Yves Montand, Irene Papas

Rating

rating icon 7.829
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #35 for
    critically acclaimed
  2. Ranked #50 for
    orwellian
  3. Ranked #52 for
    extraordinary

Trailer

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7 The Rain People (1969)

When a housewife finds out she is pregnant, she runs out of town looking for freedom to reevaluate her life decisions.

Info

1969-08-27 | Drama

Cast

James Caan, Shirley Knight

Rating

rating icon 6.672
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #155 for
    curved plot
  2. Ranked #236 for
    vertiginous
  3. Ranked #288 for
    bossy

Trailer

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8 Goodbye, Columbus (1969)

A Jewish man and a Jewish woman meet, and while attracted to each other, find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypal Jewish American Princess — very emotionally involved with her parents' world and the world they have created for her, while he is much less dependent on his family. They begin an affair which brings more differences to the surface.

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1969-04-03 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Richard Benjamin, Ali MacGraw

Rating

rating icon 5.52
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #146 for
    great to watch with a loved one
  2. Ranked #148 for
    iconoclast
  3. Ranked #187 for
    head over heels

Trailer

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9 Katzelmacher (1969)

A group of young slackers spend most of their time hanging out in front of a Munich apartment building. When a Greek immigrant named Jorgos moves in, however, their aimless lives are shaken up. Soon new tensions arise both within the group and with Jorgos.

Info

1969-10-07 | Drama

Cast

Hanna Schygulla, Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Rating

rating icon 6.457
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #181 for
    demanding multiple views
  2. Ranked #252 for
    cathartic
  3. Ranked #291 for
    disaffected youth

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10 Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

Henry VIII of England discards his wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.

Info

1969-12-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #34 for
    Period Drama
  2. Ranked #80 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #91 for
    Oscar nomination deserving

Trailer

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