The Best Movies of 1968 Films

The Best Movies of 1968

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List of the best movies of 1968, with movie trailers when available. The year 1968 was a historic year in film, and included film debuts from legendary actors like Goldie Hawn and Malcom McDowell. These top movies of 1968 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres, but each film was released in 1968. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1968 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1968 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List is made up of many different movies, including 2001: A Space Odyssey and Night of the Living Dead.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1968?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1968?"

1968 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1968. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1968 aren't just one persons opinion.


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    Planet of the Apes

    Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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    Bullitt

    Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett

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    Once Upon a Time in the West

    Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson

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    Night of the Living Dead

    George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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    The Odd Couple

    Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Herb Edelman

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    The Swimmer

    Joan Rivers, Burt Lancaster, John Cheever

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    War and Peace

    Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Anita Ekberg

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    Funny Girl

    Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Anne Francis

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    Pretty Poison

    Anthony Perkins, Tuesday Weld, Beverly Garland

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    The Producers

    Gene Wilder, Kenneth Mars, Zero Mostel

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    The Lion in Winter

    Anthony Hopkins, Katharine Hepburn, Peter O'Toole

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    Hang 'Em High

    Clint Eastwood, Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern

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    The Love Bug

    Buddy Hackett, Dean Jones, Michele Lee

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    Where Eagles Dare

    Clint Eastwood, Richard Burton, Michael Hordern

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    The Thomas Crown Affair

    Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Yaphet Kotto

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    Shame

    Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Hans Alfredson

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    Spirits of the Dead

    Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Vincent Price

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    Witchfinder General

    Vincent Price, Wilfrid Brambell, Ian Ogilvy

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    The Devil Rides Out

    Christopher Lee, Paul Eddington, Patrick Mower

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    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke, Benny Hill

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    Shalako

    Sean Connery, Brigitte Bardot, Honor Blackman

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    Ice Station Zebra

    Jim Brown, Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine

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    Romeo and Juliet

    Laurence Olivier, Michael York, Olivia Hussey

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    if....

    Malcolm McDowell, Arthur Lowe, Richard Warwick

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    Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day

    Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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    The Charge of the Light Brigade

    Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Natasha Richardson

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    Coogan's Bluff

    Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Don Siegel

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    Psych-Out

    Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Garry Marshall

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    Faces

    Gena Rowlands, Seymour Cassel, Val Avery

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    Petulia

    Julie Christie, George C. Scott, Richard Chamberlain

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    Head

    Jack Nicholson, Frank Zappa, Ray Nitschke

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    The Killing of Sister George

    Susannah York, Hugh Paddick, Coral Browne

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    The Shakiest Gun in the West

    Don Knotts, Pat Morita, Barbara Rhoades

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    Stolen Kisses

    Jean Piere Leaud, Michael Lonsdale, Delphine Seyrig

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    Blackbeard's Ghost

    Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Ustinov, Elsa Lanchester

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    Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows

    Stella Stevens, Milton Berle, Susan Saint James

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    Skidoo

    Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing, Burgess Meredith

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    The Anniversary

    Bette Davis, Sheila Hancock, Arnold Diamond

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    Yellow Submarine

    Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison

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    The Detective

    Frank Sinatra, Robert Duvall, Jacqueline Bissett

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    Carry On... Up the Khyber

    Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey

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    Inspector Clouseau

    Alan Arkin, Barry Foster, Frank Finlay

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    Golden Swallow

    Cheng Pei-pei, David Chiang, Lo Lieh

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    The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell

    Bob Hope, Gina Lollobrigida, Phyllis Diller

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    The Magus

    Michael Caine, Candice Bergen, Anthony Quinn

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    With Six You Get Eggroll

    Doris Day, George Carlin, Barbara Hershey

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    Sunghursh

    Sanjeev Kumar, Deven Verma, Iftekhar

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    Dracula Has Risen from the Grave

    Christopher Lee, Veronica Carlson, Rupert Davies

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