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List of American films of 1966

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This is a list of American films released in 1966.

A Man for All Seasons won the Academy Award for Best Picture.


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Title Director Cast Genre Note
10:30 P.M. Summer Jules Dassin Melina Mercouri, Romy Schneider, Peter Finch Drama
7 Women John Ford Anne Bancroft, Sue Lyon, Margaret Leighton, Betty Field, Flora Robson, Mildred Dunnock, Eddie Albert Drama MGM
Agent for H.A.R.M. Gerd Oswald Peter Mark Richman, Barbara Bouchet, Wendell Corey Spy film
Alvarez Kelly Edward Dmytryk William Holden, Richard Widmark, Janice Rule Western Columbia
Ambush Bay Ron Winston Hugh O'Brian, Mickey Rooney War United Artists
Any Wednesday Robert Ellis Miller Jane Fonda, Jason Robards Comedy Warner Bros.
The Appaloosa Sidney J. Furie Marlon Brando, John Saxon, Anjanette Comer Western
Arabesque Stanley Donen Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren Spy film Universal
Around the World Under the Sea Andrew Marton Lloyd Bridges, Keenan Wynn, Gary Merrill, Shirley Eaton, David McCallum Sci-fi MGM
Assault on a Queen Jack Donohue Frank Sinatra, Virna Lisi, Tony Franciosa, Richard Conte Crime drama Paramount
Batman Leslie H. Martinson Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether, Cesar Romero, Burgess Meredith, Frank Gorshin Comedy, action based on the TV series
The Bible: In the Beginning John Huston George C. Scott, Ava Gardner, Peter O'Toole, John Huston, Richard Harris, Stephen Boyd, Franco Nero Biblical drama 20th Century Fox
A Big Hand for the Little Lady Fielder Cook Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, Kevin McCarthy, Burgess Meredith, Paul Ford Western, comedy Warner Bros.
Billy the Kid vs. Dracula William Beaudine John Carradine, Chuck Courtney Western, horror Embassy
Birds Do It Andrew Marton Soupy Sales, Tab Hunter, Doris Dowling Comedy Columbia
Blindfold Philip Dunne Rock Hudson, Claudia Cardinale, Jack Warden Suspense Universal
Blood Bath Stephanie Rothman, Jack Hill Lori Saunders, Karl Schanzer, Sid Haig Horror
Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! George Marshall Bob Hope, Elke Sommer, Phyllis Diller Comedy United Artists

C-HEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Note
Cast a Giant Shadow Melville Shavelson Kirk Douglas, Senta Berger, Yul Brynner, Frank Sinatra, Angie Dickinson, John Wayne Action Warner Bros.
Castle of Evil Francis D. Lyon Virginia Mayo, Scott Brady, Lisa Gaye Horror United Corp.
Chamber of Horrors Hy Averback Patrick O'Neal, Wilfrid Hyde-White Horror Warner Bros.
Chappaqua Conrad Rooks Jean-Louis Barrault, William S. Burroughs Drama
The Chase Arthur Penn Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Angie Dickinson, E.G. Marshall, Janice Rule, James Fox, Robert Duvall Drama Columbia based on Horton Foote play; screenplay by Lillian Hellman; Remake of 1991 film
Chelsea Girls Andy Warhol, Paul Morrissey Nico, Gerard Melanga, Ondine Drama
Curse of the Swamp Creature Larry Buchanan John Agar, Francine York Horror A.I.P.
Cyborg 2087 Franklin Adreon Michael Rennie, Karen Steele Sci-fi United Pictures
The Daydreamer Jules Bass Paul O'Keefe, Ray Bolger Stop-motion animation Embassy Pictures
Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round Bernard Girard James Coburn, Aldo Ray, Rose Marie Crime drama Columbia
Destination Inner Space Francis D. Lyon Scott Brady, Gary Merrill, Sheree North Sci-fi United Corp.
Dimension 5 Franklin Adreon Jeffrey Hunter, France Nuyen Sci-fi
Drop Dead Darling Ken Hughes Tony Curtis, Zsa Zsa Gabor Comedy Paramount
Duel at Diablo Ralph Nelson Sidney Poitier, James Garner Western United Artists
El Dorado Howard Hawks John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan, Charlene Holt, Ed Asner, Michele Carey, Christopher George, Arthur Hunnicutt Western Paramount; released in Japan in December 1966
The Endless Summer Bruce Brown Robert August, Mike Hynson Documentary
An Eye for an Eye Michael D. Moore (as Michael Moore) Robert Lansing, Patrick Wayne, Slim Pickens, Gloria Talbott Western Embassy Pictures
Fantastic Voyage Richard Fleischer Raquel Welch, Donald Pleasence, Stephen Boyd, Edmond O'Brien, Arthur Kennedy Sci-fi 20th Century Fox; won 2 Oscars
The Fat Spy Joseph Cates Phyllis Diller, Jack E. Leonard, Brian Donlevy, Jayne Mansfield Comedy Troma
A Fine Madness Irvin Kershner Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg Comedy, drama based on Elliott Baker novel
Fireball 500 Leo Townsend Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Fabian Comedy AIP
Follow Me, Boys! Norman Tokar Fred MacMurray, Vera Miles, Lillian Gish, Kurt Russell Comedy, drama Disney
The Fortune Cookie Billy Wilder Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon Comedy Oscar for Matthau, plus 3 more nominations
Frankie and Johnny Fred De Cordova Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Nancy Kovack, Sue Ane Langdon Musical based on the song
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Richard Lester Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Michael Crawford, Jack Gilford, Michael Hordern, Roy Kinnear, Buster Keaton Musical comedy based on Broadway show; music by Stephen Sondheim; Oscar for music
Gambit Ronald Neame Michael Caine, Shirley MacLaine Crime, comedy 3 Oscar nominations; inspired 2012 remake
The Gentle Rain Burt Balaban Christopher George, Lynda Day George, Fay Spain Drama
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken Alan Rafkin Don Knotts, Dick Sargent Comedy Universal
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini Don Weis Tommy Kirk, Nancy Sinatra Comedy AIP
The Glass Bottom Boat Frank Tashlin Doris Day, Rod Taylor, Paul Lynde Comedy MGM
Grand Prix John Frankenheimer James Garner, Toshirō Mifune, Yves Montand, Eva Marie Saint, Brian Bedford, Jessica Walter Drama MGM; won 3 Oscars
The Group Sidney Lumet Candice Bergen, Joanna Pettet, Shirley Knight, Joan Hackett, Elizabeth Hartman, Jessica Walter Drama based on a novel by Mary McCarthy
Gunpoint Earl Bellamy Audie Murphy, Joan Staley, Warren Stevens Western Universal
Hallucination Generation Edward Mann George Montgomery, Marianne Kanter Drama
Harper Jack Smight Paul Newman, Robert Wagner, Lauren Bacall, Janet Leigh, Julie Harris, Pamela Tiffin, Arthur Hill, Shelley Winters Crime drama based on Ross Macdonald novel
Hawaii George Roy Hill Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Richard Harris, Gene Hackman Drama based on James Michener novel
Hold Me While I'm Naked George Kuchar Donna Kerness, Stella Kuchar Experimental short
Hold On! Arthur Lubin Peter Noone, Shelley Fabares Musical MGM
How to Steal a Million William Wyler Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole Crime, comedy 20th Century Fox

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Title Director Cast Genre Note
The Idol Daniel Petrie Jennifer Jones, Michael Parks Drama
Incident at Phantom Hill Earl Bellamy Robert Fuller, Jocelyn Lane, Dan Duryea, Tom Simcox Western Universal
Is Paris Burning? René Clément Kirk Douglas, Charles Boyer, Leslie Caron, Glenn Ford, Yves Montand, Alain Delon, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Simone Signoret, Robert Stack, Orson Welles Drama, war Paramount; screenplay by Gore Vidal, Francis Ford Coppola; 2 Oscar nominations
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter William Beaudine John Lupton, Narda Onyx Western, horror Embassy
Johnny Reno R. G. Springsteen Dana Andrews, Jane Russell Western Paramount
Judith Daniel Mann Sophia Loren, Peter Finch Drama Paramount
Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die Henry Levin Mike Connors, Dorothy Provine Spy Columbia
The Last of the Secret Agents? Norman Abbott Marty Allen, Steve Rossi, Nancy Sinatra Comedy Paramount
Let's Kill Uncle William Castle Nigel Green, Mary Badham Horror
Lord Love a Duck George Axelrod Roddy McDowall, Tuesday Weld, Lola Albright Comedy United Artists
Lost Command Mark Robson Anthony Quinn, Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon War Columbia; based on Jean Larteguy book
Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. Byron Paul Dick Van Dyke, Nancy Kwan, Akim Tamiroff Comedy Disney; based on the book Robinson Crusoe
Madame X David Lowell Rich Lana Turner, John Forsythe, Ricardo Montalbán Drama Universal
Made in Paris Boris Sagal Louis Jourdan, Ann-Margret, Richard Crenna Comedy MGM
The Man Called Flintstone Hanna-Barbera Alan Reed, Mel Blanc (voices) Animation based on TV series
A Man Could Get Killed Ronald Neame James Garner, Sandra Dee Spy film Universal
Manos: The Hands of Fate Harold P. Warren John Reynolds, Harold P. Warren Horror MST3K
Maya John Berry Clint Walker, Jay North Drama MGM
Mister Buddwing Delbert Mann James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette, Angela Lansbury Drama MGM
Moment to Moment Mervyn LeRoy Jean Seberg, Honor Blackman, Sean Garrison Drama
Munster, Go Home! Earl Bellamy Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo, Al Lewis Comedy based on TV series
Murderers' Row Henry Levin Dean Martin, Ann-Margret, Karl Malden, Camilla Sparv, Beverly Adams, James Gregory Spy film, comedy sequel to The Silencers
Nashville Rebel Jay J. Sheridan Waylon Jennings, Loretta Lynn Drama, musical A.I.P.
The Navy vs. the Night Monsters Michael Hoey Mamie van Doren, Anthony Eisley Sci-fi Realart
Nevada Smith Henry Hathaway Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith, Martin Landau, Arthur Kennedy, Janet Margolin, Suzanne Pleshette Western based on characters created by Harold Robbins
The Night of the Grizzly Joseph Pevney Clint Walker, Martha Hyer Adventure Paramount
Not with My Wife, You Don't! Norman Panama Tony Curtis, Virna Lisi, George C. Scott Comedy Warner Bros.
Once Before I Die John Derek Ursula Andress, John Derek Drama
The Oscar Russell Rouse Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Jill St. John, Tony Bennett, Ernest Borgnine, Milton Berle, Edie Adams Drama 2 Oscar nominations
Our Man Flint Daniel Mann James Coburn, Lee J. Cobb, Gila Golan Spy film, comedy 20th Century Fox
The Pad and How to Use It Brian G. Hutton Julie Sommars, James Farentino, Brian Bedford Comedy Universal
Paradise, Hawaiian Style Michael D. Moore Elvis Presley, James Shigeta, Irene Tsu Musical Paramount
Penelope Arthur Hiller Natalie Wood, Ian Bannen, Carl Ballantine Comedy MGM
Picture Mommy Dead Bert I. Gordon Don Ameche, Martha Hyer, Zsa Zsa Gabor Horror Embassy
The Plainsman David Lowell Rich Don Murray, Guy Stockwell, Abby Dalton Western remake of 1936 film
The Poppy Is Also a Flower Terence Young Senta Berger, Stephen Boyd, Yul Brynner Drama made for TV
The Professionals Richard Brooks Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale, Ralph Bellamy Western based on novel by Frank O'Rourke; 3 Oscar nominations
Queen of Blood Curtis Harrington John Saxon, Dennis Hopper Sci-fi A.I.P.
Quiller Memorandum Michael Anderson George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max Von Sydow Spy thriller Rank
Rage Gilberto Gazcón Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, David Reynoso Drama Columbia
The Rare Breed Andrew V. McLaglen James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Jack Elam Western Universal
Red Tomahawk R. G. Springsteen Joan Caulfield, Howard Keel, Broderick Crawford Western
Red Zone Cuba Coleman Francis John Carradine, Anthony Cardoza Drama
Return of the Seven Burt Kennedy Yul Brynner, Warren Oates, Elisa Montes, Robert Fuller, Claude Akins Western The Magnificent Seven sequel
Ride Beyond Vengeance Bernard McEveety Chuck Connors, Kathryn Hays, Bill Bixby Western Columbia
Roman Candles John Waters Divine, Maelcum Soul Short film
Rush to Judgment Emile de Antonio Archive footage of Lee Harvey Oswald, Jack Ruby, Earl Warren Documentary
The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming Norman Jewison Alan Arkin, Eva Marie Saint, Jonathan Winters, Carl Reiner, John Phillip Law, Brian Keith, Paul Ford Comedy Golden Globe Best Musical or Comedy; 4 Oscar nominations

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Title Director Cast Genre Note
The Sand Pebbles Robert Wise Steve McQueen, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen, Mako, Richard Attenborough, Simon Oakland Drama, war based on novel by Richard McKenna; 8 Oscar nominations
Savage Pampas Hugo Fregonese Robert Taylor, Ron Randell, Marc Lawrence Western Independent
Seconds John Frankenheimer Rock Hudson, Murray Hamilton, John Randolph, Salome Jens, Jeff Corey Thriller Paramount
The Shooting Monte Hellman Warren Oates, Millie Perkins, Will Hutchins Western Co-starring and produced by Jack Nicholson
The Silencers Phil Karlson Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi, Victor Buono, Nancy Kovack, Cyd Charisse Spy film, comedy Columbia Pictures; first Matt Helm film
The Singing Nun Henry Koster Debbie Reynolds, Ricardo Montalbán, Greer Garson Musical biography based on life of Jeanine Deckers
Smoky George Sherman Fess Parker Western 20th Century Fox; 1933 film
Spinout Norman Taurog Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares Musical MGM
Stagecoach Gordon Douglas Ann-Margret, Red Buttons, Alex Cord, Bing Crosby, Bob Cummings, Slim Pickens, Stefanie Powers Western remake of 1939 film
The Swinger George Sidney Ann-Margret, Anthony Franciosa, Robert Coote Comedy Paramount
Tarzan and the Valley of Gold Robert Day Mike Henry, David Opatoshu, Nancy Kovack Adventure A.I.P.
Texas Across the River Michael Gordon Dean Martin, Alain Delon, Joey Bishop Western, comedy Universal
This Property Is Condemned Sydney Pollack Robert Redford, Natalie Wood, Charles Bronson Drama Paramount
Three on a Couch Jerry Lewis Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh, Mary Ann Mobley Comedy Columbia
The Three Sisters Paul Bogart Sandy Dennis, Geraldine Page, Kim Stanley Drama based on Anton Chekhov play
Torn Curtain Alfred Hitchcock Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Lila Kedrova Spy film, mystery Universal
The Trouble with Angels Ida Lupino Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, June Harding Comedy Columbia
Trunk to Cairo Menahem Golan Audie Murphy, George Sanders Drama A.I.P.
The Undertaker and His Pals T. L. P. Swicegood Ray Dannis, Warrene Ott, Rad Fulton Horror [1]
The Ugly Dachshund Norman Tokar Suzanne Pleshette, Dean Jones Comedy Disney
The Unkissed Bride Jack H. Harris Tommy Kirk, Anne Helm Comedy
Waco R. G. Springsteen Jane Russell, Howard Keel, Wendell Corey Western Paramount
Walk Don't Run Charles Walters Cary Grant, Samantha Eggar, Jim Hutton Comedy Grant's final film
Way...Way Out Gordon Douglas Jerry Lewis, Connie Stevens, Anita Ekberg, Robert Morley, Dennis Weaver, Dick Shawn Comedy 20th Century Fox
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? Blake Edwards Dick Shawn, James Coburn, Carroll O'Connor Comedy United Artists
What's Up, Tiger Lily? Woody Allen, Senkichi Taniguchi Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Tatsuya Mihashi Comedy, parody Allen's first film
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Mike Nichols Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Sandy Dennis, George Segal Drama based on Edward Albee play; Oscars for Taylor, Dennis
The Wild Angels Roger Corman Peter Fonda, Nancy Sinatra Outlaw biker film AIP
Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree Wolfgang Reitherman Sterling Holloway, Junius Matthews Animation based on book by A. A. Milne
Women of the Prehistoric Planet Arthur C. Pierce Wendell Corey, Merry Anders, Irene Tsu Sci-fi MST3K

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Undertaker and His Pals". American Film Institute. Retrieved September 14, 2018.

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