Best increasingly difficult award winning movies from 1966

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1 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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2 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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3 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

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4 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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5 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

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6 Born Free (1966)

At a national park in Kenya, English game warden George Adamson and his wife, Joy, care for three orphaned lion cubs. After the two larger lions are shipped off to a zoo in the Netherlands, the smallest of the three, Elsa, stays with the couple. When Elsa is blamed for causing an elephant stampede in the nearby village, head warden John Kendall demands the young lion either be trained to survive in the wilds of the Serengeti or be sent to a zoo.

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1966-03-26 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers

Rating

rating icon 6.773
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #120 for
    pet-friendly
  2. Ranked #343 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #348 for
    great soundtrack

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7 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.

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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

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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.

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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 Persona (1966)

A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to Elisabeth constantly, never receiving any answer. The time they spend together only strengthens the crushing realization that one does not exist.

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1966-10-18 | Drama

Cast

Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann

Rating

rating icon 8.199
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #73 for
    opaque
  2. Ranked #118 for
    impressionistic
  3. Ranked #133 for
    dumbfounded

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10 Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)

The story of a donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel but all with motivations beyond his understanding. Balthazar, whose life parallels that of his first keeper, Marie, is truly a beast of burden, suffering the sins of humankind. But despite his powerlessness, he accepts his fate nobly.

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1966-05-25 | Drama

Cast

Anne Wiazemsky, Walter Green

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #33 for
    with biblical reference
  2. Ranked #70 for
    waggish
  3. Ranked #87 for
    freak show

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