The Best Movies of 1962   (104) Most Notable
Sorted by Rank
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1962, # 23 Overall Lawrence of Arabia 1962 Lean, David UK BDS
# 2 for 1962, # 42 Overall Jules and Jim 1962 Truffaut, François France BDS
# 3 for 1962, # 86 Overall The Manchurian Candidate 1962 Frankenheimer, John USA BD
# 4 for 1962, # 220 Overall To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 Mulligan, Robert USA BDS
# 5 for 1962, # 283 Overall Knife in the Water 1962 Polanski, Roman Poland D
# 6 for 1962, # 313 Overall The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 Ford, John USA BD
# 7 for 1962, # 390 Overall L'Eclisse 1962 Antonioni, Michelangelo Italy / France BD
# 8 for 1962, # 419 Overall Vivre sa vie 1962 Godard, Jean-Luc France BD
# 9 for 1962, # 484 Overall The Exterminating Angel 1962 Buñuel, Luis Mexico BD
# 10 for 1962, # 503 Overall What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 1962 Aldrich, Robert USA BD
# 11 for 1962, # 505 Overall Lolita 1962 Kubrick, Stanley USA / UK BD
# 12 for 1962, # 664 Overall The Miracle Worker 1962 Penn, Arthur USA D
# 13 for 1962, # 667 Overall Ride the High Country 1962 Peckinpah, Sam USA D
# 14 for 1962, # 716 Overall The Music Man 1962 DaCosta, Morton USA BD
# 15 for 1962, # 816 Overall The Longest Day 1962 Annakin, Ken / Marton, Andrew / Wicki, Bernhard / Zanuck, Darryl F. USA BDS
# 16 for 1962, # 833 Overall Long Day's Journey Into Night 1962 Lumet, Sidney USA BD
# 17 for 1962, # 912 Overall The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner 1962 Richardson, Tony UK D
# 18 for 1962, # 918 Overall Days of Wine and Roses 1962 Edwards, Blake USA DS
# 19 for 1962, # 999 Overall An Autumn Afternoon 1962 Ozu, Yasujiro Japan BD
# 20 for 1962, # 1112 Overall Sundays and Cybele 1962 Bourguignon, Serge France BD
# 21 for 1962, # 1117 Overall The Trial 1962 Welles, Orson France / Italy / West Germany / Yugoslavia Y
# 22 for 1962, # 1132 Overall La Jetée 1962 Marker, Chris France BD
# 23 for 1962, # 1190 Overall Dr. No 1962 Young, Terence UK / USA BDS
# 24 for 1962, # 1223 Overall My Name Is Ivan 1962 Tarkovsky, Andrei / Abalov, Eduard Soviet Union Y
# 25 for 1962, # 1296 Overall A Kind of Loving 1962 Schlesinger, John UK
# 26 for 1962, # 1305 Overall Winter Light 1962 Bergman, Ingmar Sweden Y
# 27 for 1962, # 1396 Overall Billy Budd 1962 Ustinov, Peter UK D
# 28 for 1962, # 1427 Overall How the West Was Won 1962 Ford, John / Hathaway, Henry / Marshall, George / Thorpe, Richard USA BDS
# 29 for 1962, # 1442 Overall The L-Shaped Room 1962 Forbes, Bryan UK
# 30 for 1962, # 1449 Overall Mutiny on the Bounty 1962 Milestone, Lewis / Reed, Carol USA BDS
# 31 for 1962, # 1560 Overall Mamma Roma 1962 Pasolini, Pier Paolo Italy Y
# 32 for 1962, # 1696 Overall Cape Fear 1962 Thompson, J. Lee USA BD
# 33 for 1962, # 1698 Overall Salvatore Giuliano 1962 Rosi, Francesco Italy Y
# 34 for 1962, # 1705 Overall Freud 1962 Huston, John USA S
# 35 for 1962, # 1726 Overall Birdman of Alcatraz 1962 Frankenheimer, John USA DS
# 36 for 1962, # 1738 Overall Chushingura 1962 Inagaki, Hiroshi Japan D
# 37 for 1962, # 1773 Overall Keeper of Promises 1962 Duarte, Anselmo Brazil / Portugal
# 38 for 1962, # 1789 Overall Dog Star Man: Part I 1962 Brakhage, Stan USA BD
# 39 for 1962, # 1800 Overall Carnival of Souls 1962 Harvey, Herk USA BDS
# 40 for 1962, # 1811 Overall Lonely Are the Brave 1962 Miller, David USA D
# 41 for 1962, # 1831 Overall Le Doulos 1962 Melville, Jean-Pierre France / Italy D
# 42 for 1962, # 1839 Overall Advise & Consent 1962 Preminger, Otto USA DS
# 43 for 1962, # 1877 Overall David and Lisa 1962 Perry, Frank USA BD
# 44 for 1962, # 1911 Overall Requiem for a Heavyweight 1962 Nelson, Ralph USA Y
# 45 for 1962, # 1926 Overall Mondo cane 1962 Jacopetti, Gualtiero / Cavara, Paolo / Prosperi, Franco Italy D
# 46 for 1962, # 1950 Overall The Four Days of Naples 1962 Loy, Nanni Italy
# 47 for 1962, # 1965 Overall Only Two Can Play 1962 Gilliat, Sidney UK
# 48 for 1962, # 2007 Overall Hatari! 1962 Hawks, Howard USA D
# 49 for 1962, # 2025 Overall That Touch of Mink 1962 Mann, Delbert USA BD
# 50 for 1962, # 2035 Overall Sanjuro 1962 Kurosawa, Akira Japan BD
# 51 for 1962, # 2056 Overall Cartouche 1962 de Broca, Philippe France / Italy D
# 51 for 1962, # 2056 Overall Sweet Bird of Youth 1962 Brooks, Richard USA D
# 52 for 1962, # 2228 Overall Harakiri 1962 Kobayashi, Masaki Japan BD
# 53 for 1962, # 2274 Overall Heaven and Earth Magic 1962 Smith, Harry USA
# 54 for 1962, # 2283 Overall Le Caporal épinglé 1962 Renoir, Jean France D
# 55 for 1962, # 2299 Overall Boccaccio '70 1962 De Sica, Vittorio / Fellini, Federico / Monicelli, Mario / Visconti, Luchino Italy / France BS
# 55 for 1962, # 2299 Overall Boys' Night Out 1962 Gordon, Michael USA Y
# 55 for 1962, # 2299 Overall Gypsy 1962 LeRoy, Mervyn USA D
# 56 for 1962, # 2348 Overall Prelude: Dog Star Man 1962 Brakhage, Stan USA BD
# 57 for 1962, # 2358 Overall Eva 1962 Losey, Joseph France / Italy D
# 58 for 1962, # 2372 Overall The Important Man 1962 Rodríguez, Ismael Mexico
# 59 for 1962, # 2400 Overall The Connection 1962 Clarke, Shirley USA BD
# 59 for 1962, # 2400 Overall The Counterfeit Traitor 1962 Seaton, George USA D
# 59 for 1962, # 2400 Overall The Great Chase 1962 Killiam, Paul / Cort, Harvey / Turell, Saul J. USA V
# 59 for 1962, # 2400 Overall Light in the Piazza 1962 Green, Guy USA
# 59 for 1962, # 2400 Overall The Outcast 1962 Ichikawa, Kon Japan
# 59 for 1962, # 2400 Overall The Quare Fellow 1962 Dreifuss, Arthur UK D
# 59 for 1962, # 2400 Overall The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler:
Black Fox
1962 Stoumen, Louis Clyde USA V
# 60 for 1962, # 2457 Overall Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man 1962 Ritt, Martin USA DS
# 61 for 1962, # 2486 Overall Day of the Triffids 1962 Sekely, Steve / Francis, Freddie UK D
# 61 for 1962, # 2486 Overall Gay Purr-ee 1962 Levitow, Abe USA DS
# 61 for 1962, # 2486 Overall Gigot 1962 Kelly, Gene USA
# 61 for 1962, # 2486 Overall Hell Is for Heroes 1962 Siegel, Don USA D
# 61 for 1962, # 2486 Overall The Interns 1962 Swift, David USA V
# 61 for 1962, # 2486 Overall The Road to Hong Kong 1962 Panama, Norman UK D
# 61 for 1962, # 2486 Overall Two for the Seesaw 1962 Wise, Robert USA V
# 62 for 1962, # 2487 Overall Confessions of an Opium Eater 1962 Zugsmith, Albert USA
# 63 for 1962, # 2529 Overall Electra 1962 Cacoyannis, Michael Greece Y
# 64 for 1962, # 2533 Overall The Hole 1962 Hubley, John USA
# 65 for 1962, # 2535 Overall Cronaca familiare 1962 Zurlini, Valerio France / Italy
# 66 for 1962, # 2554 Overall Term of Trial 1962 Glenville, Peter UK
# 66 for 1962, # 2554 Overall Thérèse Desqueyroux 1962 Franju, Georges France S
# 66 for 1962, # 2554 Overall Vstupleniye 1962 Talankin, Igor Soviet Union
# 67 for 1962, # 2555 Overall Barabbas 1962 Fleischer, Richard Italy Y
# 67 for 1962, # 2555 Overall War Hunt 1962 Sanders, Denis USA Y
# 68 for 1962, # 2556 Overall Phaedra 1962 Dassin, Jules France / Greece / USA
# 69 for 1962, # 2564 Overall The Best of Enemies 1962 Hamilton, Guy Italy / USA
# 69 for 1962, # 2564 Overall Billy Rose's Jumbo 1962 Walters, Charles USA DS
# 69 for 1962, # 2564 Overall The Chapman Report 1962 Cukor, George USA D
# 69 for 1962, # 2564 Overall Girls! Girls! Girls! 1962 Taurog, Norman USA D
# 69 for 1962, # 2564 Overall If a Man Answers 1962 Levin, Henry USA Y
# 69 for 1962, # 2564 Overall Lisa 1962 Dunne, Philip UK / USA
# 69 for 1962, # 2564 Overall Mafioso 1962 Lattuada, Alberto Italy D
# 69 for 1962, # 2564 Overall Period of Adjustment 1962 Hill, George Roy USA Y
# 69 for 1962, # 2564 Overall The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm 1962 Levin, Henry / Pal, George USA Y
# 70 for 1962, # 2567 Overall Adieu Philippine 1962 Rozier, Jacques France / Italy
# 71 for 1962, # 2575 Overall The Trial of Joan of Arc 1962 Bresson, Robert France
# 72 for 1962, # 2582 Overall Car 54, Where Are You? 1962 Hiken, Nat / De Caprio, Al / Prager, Stanley USA D
# 72 for 1962, # 2582 Overall Elfego Baca 1962 Nyby, Christian USA D
# 72 for 1962, # 2582 Overall Kid Galahad 1962 Karlson, Phil USA D
# 72 for 1962, # 2582 Overall Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol 1962 Levitow, Abe USA
# 72 for 1962, # 2582 Overall Now Hear This 1962 Jones, Chuck / Noble, Maurice USA D
# 73 for 1962, # 2618 Overall The Witch's Curse 1962 Freda, Riccardo Italy Y
NR Antoine and Colette 1962 Truffaut, François France DS
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack