Best fitting the bill perfectly award winning movies from Before 1970

View today’s top 18 movies with fitting the bill perfectly from Before 1970 based on the crowd's interest from popular searches across the country. People have searched for the greatest movies of all time with fitting the bill perfectly from Before 1970.

1 Oliver! (1968)

Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.

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1968-09-26 | Drama / Family

Cast

Ron Moody, Shani Wallis

Rating

rating icon 6.971
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #46 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #64 for
    jukebox musical
  3. Ranked #65 for
    memorable tune

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2 West Side Story (1961)

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two romantics, one from each gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.

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1961-12-13 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #39 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #41 for
    great soundtrack
  3. Ranked #57 for
    critically acclaimed

Trailer

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3 All About Eve (1950)

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing. Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critic sees through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit.

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1950-11-09 | Drama

Cast

Bette Davis, Anne Baxter

Rating

rating icon 8.105
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    critically acclaimed
  2. Ranked #9 for
    drama queen
  3. Ranked #12 for
    extraordinary

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4 Tom Jones (1963)

Tom loves Sophie and Sophie loves Tom. But Tom and Sophie are of differering classes. Can they find a way through the mayhem to be true to love?

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1963-08-24 | Comedy / Adventure

Cast

Albert Finney, Susannah York

Rating

rating icon 5.945
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #49 for
    raucous
  2. Ranked #54 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #59 for
    Oscar nomination deserving

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5 To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.

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1962-12-20 | Drama

Cast

Gregory Peck, Mary Badham

Rating

rating icon 8.003
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #14 for
    critically acclaimed
  2. Ranked #67 for
    Courtroom Drama
  3. Ranked #70 for
    extraordinary

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6 The Sound of Music (1965)

In the years before the Second World War, a tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey is hired as a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.

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1965-03-29 | Drama / Family

Cast

Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer

Rating

rating icon 7.724
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #46 for
    great soundtrack
  2. Ranked #70 for
    schmaltzy
  3. Ranked #72 for
    tuneful

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7 Sunset Boulevard (1950)

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

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1950-08-10 | Drama

Cast

William Holden, Gloria Swanson

Rating

rating icon 8.313
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #91 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #103 for
    hardboiled style
  3. Ranked #122 for
    glitzy

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8 Darling (1965)

The swinging London, early sixties. Beautiful but shallow, Diana Scott is a professional advertising model, a failed actress, a vocationally bored woman, who toys with the affections of several men while gaining fame and fortune.

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1965-08-03 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde

Rating

rating icon 6.681
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    decadent
  2. Ranked #47 for
    gold digger
  3. Ranked #52 for
    remarkable

Trailer

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9 Gigi (1958)

A home, a motorcar, servants, the latest fashions: the most eligible and most finicky bachelor in Paris offers them all to Gigi. But she, who's gone from girlish gawkishness to cultured glamour before our eyes, yearns for that wonderful something money can't buy.

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1958-05-15 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier

Rating

rating icon 6.247
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #19 for
    great soundtrack
  3. Ranked #33 for
    devil-may-care

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10 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.

Info

1964-10-21 | Music / Comedy

Cast

Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison

Rating

rating icon 7.514
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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

My Fair Lady trailer
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