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List of the best movies of 1964, with movie trailers when available. While the Vietnam War raged on in 1964, movie-goers got to see some great films, including the film debut of The Beatles in A Hard Day's Night. These top movies of 1964 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres - from Mary Poppins to A Fistful of Dollars - but each film was released in 1964. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1964 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1964 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

This is a list that includes movies like Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb and Goldfinger.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1964?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1964?"

1964 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1964. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1964 aren't just one persons opinion.

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Lear... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 1964
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott

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My Fair Lady Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Jeremy Brett

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Goldfinger Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Garry Marshall

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Mary Poppins Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

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Becket Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton, John Gielgud

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A Fistful of Dollars is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 1964
A Fistful of Dollars Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volonté, Aldo Sambrell

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Fail Safe Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Larry Hagman

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Marnie Sean Connery, Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren

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Zulu Michael Caine, Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins

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A Hard Day's Night Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison

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Seven Days in May Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster

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The Night of the Iguana Ava Gardner, Richard Burton, Deborah Kerr

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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Catherine Deneuve, Marc Michel, Nino Castelnuovo

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The Masque of the Red Death Vincent Price, Jane Asher, Hazel Court

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Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Olivia de Havilland

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A Shot in the Dark Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders

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The Fall of the Roman Empire Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Christopher Plummer

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Father Goose Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard

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Of Human Bondage Kim Novak, Laurence Harvey, Robert Morley

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Zorba the Greek Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas

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Dead Ringer Bette Davis, Karl Malden, Peter Lawford

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Dimos Dicoudis added Lady in a Cage James Caan, Olivia de Havilland, Richard Kiel

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The Gospel According to St. Matthew Giorgio Agamben, Alfonso Gatto, Enrique Irazoqui

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The Tomb of Ligeia Vincent Price, Frank Thornton, Derek Francis

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The Train Burt Lancaster, Jeanne Moreau, Paul Scofield

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Red Desert Richard Harris, Monica Vitti, Xenia Valderi

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Sex and the Single Girl Natalie Wood, Lauren Bacall, Henry Fonda

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Bikini Beach Stevie Wonder, Elizabeth Montgomery, Don Rickles

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7 Faces of Dr. Lao Barbara Eden, Tony Randall, Arthur O'Connell

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Good Neighbor Sam Jack Lemmon, Barbara Bouchet, Edward G. Robinson

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Dimos Dicoudis added Emil and the Detectives Walter Slezake, Roger Mobley, Heinz Schubert

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Dimos Dicoudis added Seven Slaves Against the World Gordon Mitchell, Roger Browne

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The Last Man on Earth is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 1964
The Last Man on Earth Vincent Price, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Umberto Raho

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Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Teri Garr

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The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers Catherine Deneuve, Jean Seberg, Jean-Pierre Cassel

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Cheyenne Autumn James Stewart, Edward G. Robinson, Ricardo Montalbán

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Seven Days in May Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster

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The Outrage Paul Newman, William Shatner, Edward G. Robinson

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Circus World John Wayne, Rita Hayworth, Claudia Cardinale

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Where Love Has Gone Bette Davis, Susan Hayward, DeForest Kelley

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Topkapi Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley

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The Best Man Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Shelley Berman

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The Patsy Jerry Lewis, Peter Lorre, Keenan Wynn

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Guns at Batasi Mia Farrow, Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins

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Fate Is the Hunter Jane Russell, Suzanne Pleshette, Glenn Ford

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Strait-Jacket Joan Crawford, George Kennedy, Lee Majors

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Roustabout Elvis Presley, Raquel Welch, Barbara Stanwyck

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Ensign Pulver Jack Nicholson, Walter Matthau, Larry Hagman

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What a Way to Go! Paul Newman, Shirley MacLaine, Dick Van Dyke

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Kiss Me, Stupid Kim Novak, Dean Martin, Henry Gibson