1962 : les meilleurs films de l'année.by sarnico | created - 03 Jan 2016 | updated - 22 Apr 2020 | Public
Le meilleur de l'art du cinéma à travers ses classiques majeurs : bons, très bons, excellents films et chefs-d’œuvres de cette année-là parmi les longs-métrages de fiction (+ un court-métrage) et d'après la date de sortie au niveau mondial (classement par ordre alphabétique des titres français).
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1. The Exterminating Angel (1962)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy
The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave.
2. Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Cleo, a singer and hypochondriac, becomes increasingly worried that she might have cancer while awaiting test results from her doctor.
3. Ride the High Country (1962)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Western
An ex-union soldier is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.
Coups de feu dans la Sierra
4. Knife in the Water (1962)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Thriller
A couple pick up a hitchhiker on the way to their yacht. The husband invites the young man to come along for their day's sailing. As the voyage progresses, the antagonism between the two men grows. A violent confrontation is inevitable.
Le couteau dans l’eau
5. The Damned (1962)
Approved | 87 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
An American tourist, a youth gang leader, and his troubled sister find themselves trapped in a top secret government facility experimenting on children.
6. David and Lisa (1962)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
Teenager David Clemens develops a hysterical fear that he will die if he comes into physical contact with another person. Perturbed, David's overbearing mother places him in a home for mentally disturbed young people.
Votes: 2,887 | Gross: $5.01M
David et Lisa
7. Le Doulos (1962)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Thriller
A burglar betraying other criminals, prepares for a big heist with a trusted friend that might be as untrustworthy as he.
Votes: 10,119 | Gross: $0.08M
8. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Approved | 129 min | Crime, Drama
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.
Du silence et des ombres
9. L'Eclisse (1962)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed because of the man's materialistic nature.
10. Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, War
During WWII, Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev strikes up a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers while working as a scout behind the German lines.
11. Il Sorpasso (1962)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
An impulsive braggart takes a shy law student for a two-day ride through the Roman and Tuscany countries.
12. An Autumn Afternoon (1962)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter.
Le goût du saké
13. War of the Buttons (1962)
90 min | Comedy, Family
The school boys of two villages in France are fighting. Their trophy are the buttons they will snatch from the enemy. This fight will bring those kids to everlasting friendship...eventually.
14. Hara-Kiri (1962)
Not Rated | 133 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
When a ronin requesting seppuku at a feudal lord's palace is told of the brutal suicide of another ronin who previously visited, he reveals how their pasts are intertwined - and in doing so challenges the clan's integrity.
15. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Approved | 123 min | Drama, Western
A senator returns to a western town for the funeral of an old friend and tells the story of his origins.
L’homme qui tua Liberty Valance
17. Family Portrait (1962)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
A man recollects the life of his late younger brother.
19. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Approved | 228 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Votes: 279,476 | Gross: $44.82M
21. Mamma Roma (1962)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
Having renounced her ignominious past, a former streetwalker reunites with her son, but an extortion scheme endangers her aspirations for a decent bourgeois life. Can she protect him from the same snares that wounded her youth?
22. Merrill's Marauders (1962)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, War
During WW2, a 3000-strong American unit, known as Merrill's Marauders, battles the Japanese forces in Burma.
Les maraudeurs attaquent
23. The Miracle Worker (1962)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama
Votes: 18,085 | Gross: $5.45M
Miracle en Alabama
24. The Given Word (1962)
98 min | Drama
A simple yet devout Christian makes a vow to Saint Barbara after she saves his donkey, but everyone he meets seems determined to misunderstand his intentions. Will he be able to keep his promise in the end?
La parole donnée
25. Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
Not Rated | 147 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.
Le prisonnier d’Alcatraz
27. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)
Approved | 153 min | Drama, War
In Argentina, one daughter of patriarch Madariaga is married to a Frenchman while the other is married to a German thus leading to a crisis when Nazi Germany occupies France and some Madariaga family members fight on opposite sides.
Votes: 2,111 | Gross: $1.91M
Les quatre cavaliers de l’apocalypse
28. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Passed | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion.
Votes: 52,777 | Gross: $4.05M
Qu’est-il arrivé a Baby Jane ?
29. Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, History
The unclear and complicated twists between governal powers, independentist party and Mafia in the Sicily of the '40s culminate with the death of Salvatore Giuliano.
30. Sanjuro (1962)
Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen trying to save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent.
31. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Sport
A juvenile offender faces ridicule from his peers when he impresses the governor of his tough reform school with his running ability and is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race.
La solitude du coureur de fond
32. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
An American POW in the Korean War is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.
Un crime dans la tête
33. A Monkey in Winter (1962)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
Albert is an inn owner who vowed never to drink again if he and his wife survived the war. They did, and the reformed alcoholic keeps his vow. But times have changed and soon after the war,... See full summary »