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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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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    Planet of the Apes

    Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

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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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    The Producers

    Gene Wilder, Kenneth Mars, Zero Mostel

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    War and Peace

    Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Anita Ekberg

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    Hang 'Em High

    Clint Eastwood, Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern

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    Funny Girl

    Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Anne Francis

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    The Lion in Winter

    Anthony Hopkins, Katharine Hepburn, Peter O'Toole

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    The Love Bug

    Buddy Hackett, Dean Jones, Michele Lee

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    Pretty Poison

    Anthony Perkins, Tuesday Weld, Beverly Garland

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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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    Spirits of the Dead

    Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Vincent Price

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    Ice Station Zebra

    Jim Brown, Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine

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    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke, Benny Hill

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    Romeo and Juliet

    Laurence Olivier, Michael York, Olivia Hussey

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    Shame

    Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Hans Alfredson

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    The Charge of the Light Brigade

    Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Natasha Richardson

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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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    Head

    Jack Nicholson, Frank Zappa, Ray Nitschke

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    Faces

    Gena Rowlands, Seymour Cassel, Val Avery

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    The Devil Rides Out

    Christopher Lee, Paul Eddington, Patrick Mower

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    Coogan's Bluff

    Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Don Siegel

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    The Killing of Sister George

    Susannah York, Hugh Paddick, Coral Browne

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    Witchfinder General

    Vincent Price, Wilfrid Brambell, Ian Ogilvy

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    Petulia

    Julie Christie, George C. Scott, Richard Chamberlain

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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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    Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows

    Stella Stevens, Milton Berle, Susan Saint James

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    Blackbeard's Ghost

    Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Ustinov, Elsa Lanchester

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    Shalako

    Sean Connery, Brigitte Bardot, Honor Blackman

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    The Anniversary

    Bette Davis, Sheila Hancock, Arnold Diamond

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    Skidoo

    Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing, Burgess Meredith

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    Yellow Submarine

    Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison

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    Psych-Out

    Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Garry Marshall

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    Inspector Clouseau

    Alan Arkin, Barry Foster, Frank Finlay

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    Carry On... Up the Khyber

    Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey

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    The Detective

    Frank Sinatra, Robert Duvall, Jacqueline Bissett

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    Golden Swallow

    Cheng Pei-pei, David Chiang, Lo Lieh

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    Sunghursh

    Sanjeev Kumar, Deven Verma, Iftekhar

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    With Six You Get Eggroll

    Doris Day, George Carlin, Barbara Hershey

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    Stay Away, Joe

    Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith, Joan Blondell

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    Sweet November

    Sandy Dennis, Theodore Bikel, Anthony Newley

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    Dracula Has Risen from the Grave

    Christopher Lee, Veronica Carlson, Rupert Davies

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