Best award winning movies with evocative cinematography from 1964

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with evocative cinematography from 1964! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with evocative cinematography from 1964, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)

Working-class British housewife Myra Savage reinvents herself as a medium, holding seances in the sitting room of her home with the hidden assistance of her under-employed, asthmatic husband, Billy. In an attempt to enhance her credibility as a psychic, Myra hatches an elaborate, ill-conceived plot to kidnap a wealthy couple's young daughter so that she can then help the police "find" the missing girl.

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1964-06-19 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Kim Stanley, Margaret Lacey

Rating

rating icon 7.225
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #35 for
    with daddy issue
  2. Ranked #67 for
    cat-and-mouse
  3. Ranked #114 for
    lugubrious

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2 Becket (1964)

King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas Becket, technically a deacon of the church, to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously and provides abler opposition to Henry.

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1964-03-11 | Drama / History

Cast

Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole

Rating

rating icon 7.205
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #29 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #67 for
    Period Drama
  3. Ranked #78 for
    harsh sound

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3 The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening before Guy is to leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, he and Geneviève make love. She becomes pregnant and must choose between waiting for Guy's return or accepting an offer of marriage from a wealthy diamond merchant.

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1964-02-19 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo

Rating

rating icon 7.371
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    grease monkey
  2. Ranked #38 for
    prosaic
  3. Ranked #49 for
    critically acclaimed

Trailer

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4 That Man from Rio (1964)

French military man Adrien Dufourquet gets an eight-day furlough to visit his fiancée, Agnès. But when he arrives in Paris, he learns that her late father's partner, museum curator Professor Catalan, has just been kidnapped by a group of Amazon tribesmen who have also stolen a priceless statue from the museum. Adrien and Agnès pursue the kidnappers to Brazil, where they learn that the statue is the key to a hidden Amazon treasure.

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1964-02-05 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Jean-Paul Belmondo, Françoise Dorléac

Rating

rating icon 7.439
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #66 for
    Treasure Hunt
  2. Ranked #70 for
    globetrotting
  3. Ranked #93 for
    professional directing

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5 My Fair Lady (1964)

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

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1964-10-21 | Music / Comedy

Cast

Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison

Rating

rating icon 7.516
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #19 for
    with cockney accent
  2. Ranked #29 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #43 for
    great soundtrack

Trailer

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6 Mary Poppins (1964)

Mr Banks is looking for a nanny for his two mischievous children and comes across Mary Poppins, an angelic nanny. She not only brings a change in their lives but also spreads happiness.

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1964-12-17 | Comedy / Family

Cast

Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

Rating

rating icon 7.576
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #17 for
    with cockney accent
  2. Ranked #27 for
    great soundtrack
  3. Ranked #50 for
    wonderful

Trailer

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7 Seven Days in May (1964)

A U.S. Army colonel alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.

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1964-02-01 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas

Rating

rating icon 7.234
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #30 for
    cat-and-mouse
  2. Ranked #50 for
    with mercenaries
  3. Ranked #62 for
    like The Twilight Zone

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8 The Pumpkin Eater (1964)

Jo, the mother of seven children, divorces her second husband in order to marry Jake, a successful but promiscuous screenwriter. Though they are physically and emotionally compatible, they are slowly torn apart.

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1964-07-16 | Drama

Cast

Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #54 for
    tetchy
  2. Ranked #76 for
    unfaithful partner
  3. Ranked #79 for
    like The Last Picture Show

Trailer

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9 The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

In the year 180 A.D. Germanic tribes are about to invade the Roman empire from the north. In the midst of this crisis ailing emperor Marcus Aurelius has to make a decision about his successor between his son Commodus, who is obsessed by power, and the loyal general Gaius Livius.

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1964-03-24 | Drama / History

Cast

Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd

Rating

rating icon 6.481
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #39 for
    bloated
  2. Ranked #117 for
    historical significance
  3. Ranked #124 for
    waggish

Trailer

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10 Zorba the Greek (1964)

An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.

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1964-12-14 | Drama

Cast

Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates

Rating

rating icon 7.495
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #85 for
    wallflower
  2. Ranked #108 for
    tetchy
  3. Ranked #134 for
    extrovert

Trailer

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