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This is a list of American films released in 1968.

Oliver! won the Academy Award for Best Picture.


Top-grossing filmsEdit


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
5 Card Stud Henry Hathaway Dean Martin, Robert Mitchum, Inger Stevens Western, mystery Paramount
2001: A Space Odyssey Stanley Kubrick Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester Science fiction 4 Oscar nominations
Anzio Edward Dmytryk, Duilio Coletti Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Peter Falk War Columbia
Arizona Bushwhackers Lesley Selander Howard Keel, Yvonne de Carlo, John Ireland, Marilyn Maxwell, Scott Brady, Brian Donlevy Western Paramount
Assignment to Kill Sheldon Reynolds Patrick O'Neal, Joan Hackett, John Gielgud Drama
The Astro-Zombies Ted V. Mikels John Carradine, Wendell Corey, Tura Satana Sci-fi
The Bamboo Saucer Frank Telford Dan Duryea, John Ericson, Lois Nettleton Science fiction World Entertainment Corp.
Bandolero! Andrew V. McLaglen James Stewart, Dean Martin, Raquel Welch Western 20th Century Fox
The Biggest Bundle of Them All Ken Annakin Raquel Welch, Robert Wagner, Edward G. Robinson Comedy, crime MGM
Blackbeard's Ghost Robert Stevenson Peter Ustinov, Suzanne Pleshette, Dean Jones Comedy, fantasy Disney
The Boston Strangler Richard Fleischer Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy True crime 20th Century Fox
The Brotherhood Martin Ritt Kirk Douglas, Alex Cord, Luther Adler Crime drama Paramount
Bullitt Peter Yates Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, Jacqueline Bisset Crime drama Warner Bros.
Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell Melvin Frank Gina Lollobrigida, Shelley Winters, Peter Lawford Comedy Inspired Mamma Mia![citation needed]
Bye Bye Braverman Sidney Lumet George Segal, Jack Warden, Alan King Comedy Warner Bros.
Candy Christian Marquand Marlon Brando, Richard Burton, Charles Aznavour, Walter Matthau, James Coburn, Ringo Starr Comedy Script by Buck Henry
Charly Ralph Nelson Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom Drama Oscar for Robertson
Coogan's Bluff Don Siegel Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Susan Clark Crime drama Universal
Countdown Robert Altman James Caan, Robert Duvall Sci-fi Warner Bros.
Counterpoint Ralph Nelson Charlton Heston, Maximilian Schell War Universal


Title Director Cast Genre Note
Daring Game Laszlo Benedek Lloyd Bridges, Joan Blackman Drama
Day of the Evil Gun Jerry Thorpe Glenn Ford, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger Western MGM
The Detective Gordon Douglas Frank Sinatra, Lee Remick, Jacqueline Bisset Crime drama 20th Century Fox; based on Roderick Thorp novel
The Devil's Brigade Andrew V. McLaglen William Holden, Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards War United Artists; on 1st Special Service Force
Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady? Don Weis Phyllis Diller, Bob Denver Comedy Universal
Don't Just Stand There! Ron Winston Robert Wagner, Mary Tyler Moore Comedy Universal
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River Jerry Paris Jerry Lewis, Terry-Thomas, Jacqueline Pearce Comedy Columbia
Faces John Cassavetes Gena Rowlands, John Marley, Seymour Cassel Drama 2 Oscar nominations
Finders Keepers, Lovers Weepers! Russ Meyer Anne Chapman, Lavelle Roby Drama
Finian's Rainbow Francis Ford Coppola Fred Astaire, Petula Clark, Keenan Wynn, Tommy Steele, Don Francks, Al Freeman Jr. Musical Based on stage musical; 2 Oscar nominations
Firecreek Vincent McEveety James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens, Jacqueline Scott, Gary Lockwood Western Warner Bros.; first film for McEveety
Flesh Paul Morrissey Patti D'Arbanville Comedy produced by Andy Warhol
For Love of Ivy Daniel Mann Sidney Poitier, Abbey Lincoln, Beau Bridges Romantic comedy 2 Golden Globe nominations
For Singles Only Arthur Dreifuss Mary Ann Mobley, Lana Wood, Milton Berle Romance
Funny Girl William Wyler Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Walter Pidgeon Musical Oscar for Streisand; 8 nominations
Great Catherine Gordon Flemyng Peter O'Toole, Jeanne Moreau Drama From a George Bernard Shaw play
The Green Berets Ray Kellogg, John Wayne John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray War Warner Bros.; produced during Vietnam War
Greetings Brian De Palma Robert De Niro, Gerrit Graham Comedy De Niro's first leading role
Hammerhead David Miller Vince Edwards, Diana Dors Spy From James Mayo novel
Hang 'Em High Ted Post Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Pat Hingle Western Malpaso Company 1st film
Head Bob Rafelson The Monkees, Annette Funicello, Victor Mature Comedy, musical Co-written by Jack Nicholson
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Robert Ellis Miller Alan Arkin, Chuck McCann, Sondra Locke Drama From Carson McCullers novel; 2 Oscar nominations
Hell in the Pacific John Boorman Lee Marvin, Toshiro Mifune War 2-character film
Hellfighters Andrew V. McLaglen John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton Action Universal; based on life of Red Adair
The Hell with Heroes Joseph Sargent Rod Taylor, Claudia Cardinale War Universal
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit Norman Tokar Dean Jones, Diane Baker Family Disney
Hot Millions Eric Till Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Bob Newhart Comedy Co-written by Ustinov
House of Evil Jack Hill Boris Karloff, Julissa Horror
How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life Fielder Cook Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Eli Wallach Comedy Columbia
How Sweet It Is! Jerry Paris James Garner, Debbie Reynolds, Terry-Thomas Comedy National General
I Love You, Alice B. Toklas Hy Averback Peter Sellers, Leigh Taylor-Young Comedy Warner Bros.-Seven Arts
Ice Station Zebra John Sturges Rock Hudson, Patrick McGoohan, Ernest Borgnine, Jim Brown, Tony Bill, Lloyd Nolan Action From Alistair MacLean novel; 2 Oscar nominations
The Impossible Years Michael Gordon David Niven, Lola Albright, Ozzie Nelson Comedy Based on the Broadway play
In Enemy Country Harry Keller Anthony Franciosa, Anjanette Comer War
In the Year of the Pig Emile de Antonio Gerald Ford, Dwight D. Eisenhower Documentary
Jigsaw James Goldstone Harry Guardino, Bradford Dillman, Hope Lange Thriller Universal
Killers Three Bruce Kessler Dick Clark, Robert Walker Jr., Merle Haggard Crime Produced, co-written by Clark
The Killing of Sister George Robert Aldrich Beryl Reid, Coral Browne, Susannah York Drama Based on Frank Marcus play
Kona Coast Lamont Johnson Richard Boone, Vera Miles, Joan Blondell Drama
Lady in Cement Gordon Douglas Frank Sinatra, Raquel Welch, Dan Blocker Crime drama Sequel to Tony Rome
The Legend of Lylah Clare Robert Aldrich Kim Novak, Peter Finch, Ernest Borgnine Drama MGM
Live a Little, Love a Little Norman Taurog Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Rudy Vallée Comedy Taurog's final film
The Love Bug Robert Stevenson Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson Family First of Herbie series
A Lovely Way to Die David Lowell Rich Kirk Douglas, Sylvia Koscina, Eli Wallach Drama Universal
Madigan Don Siegel Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens, James Whitmore, Harry Guardino, Susan Clark Crime drama Universal; later became a TV series
Madigan's Millions Stanley Prager Dustin Hoffman Comedy
The Magus Guy Green Michael Caine, Candice Bergen, Anthony Quinn Drama Based on a book by John Fowles
A Man Called Dagger Richard Rush Terry Moore, Sue Ane Langdon Spy comedy MGM
The Mini-Skirt Mob Maury Dexter Diane McBain, Jeremy Slate Crime drama A.I.P.
The Money Jungle Francis D. Lyon Lola Albright, John Ericson, Leslie Parrish Crime drama United Corp.
Monterey Pop D. A. Pennebaker Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, Simon & Garfunkel, The Mamas & the Papas, Jefferson Airplane, The Who Documentary From the 1967 Monterey Pop music festival
More Dead Than Alive Robert Sparr Clint Walker, Vincent Price, Anne Francis Western United Artists
The Movie Orgy Joe Dante Documentary


Title Director Cast Genre Note
Never a Dull Moment Jerry Paris Dick Van Dyke, Dorothy Provine, Edward G. Robinson Crime comedy Disney
The Night of the Following Day Hubert Cornfield Marlon Brando, Richard Boone, Rita Moreno Crime drama Universal
Night of the Living Dead George A. Romero Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea Horror Romero's first zombie film; Remake of 1990 film
The Night They Raided Minsky's William Friedkin Jason Robards, Elliott Gould, Forrest Tucker Comedy Produced by Norman Lear
No Way to Treat a Lady Jack Smight Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, George Segal Thriller Based on William Goldman novel
Nobody Runs Forever Ralph Thomas Rod Taylor, Christopher Plummer Drama Cinerama Releasing Corp.
Nobody's Perfect Alan Rafkin Doug McClure, Nancy Kwan, James Whitmore Comedy
The Odd Couple Gene Saks Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau Comedy Based on Neil Simon play; sequel in 1998
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band Michael O'Herlihy Walter Brennan, Buddy Ebsen, Lesley Ann Warren, John Davidson, Kurt Russell Family Disney
P.J. John Guillermin George Peppard, Raymond Burr, Gayle Hunnicutt Mystery Universal
Panic in the City Eddie Davis Howard Duff, Linda Cristal, Anne Jeffreys Drama
Paper Lion Alex March Alan Alda, Lauren Hutton, Alex Karras Biography, sports Based on George Plimpton book
The Party Blake Edwards Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet Comedy United Artists
Petulia Richard Lester George C. Scott, Julie Christie Drama Based on John Haase novel
The Pink Jungle Delbert Mann James Garner, George Kennedy Adventure Based on Alan Williams novel
A Place for Lovers Vittorio De Sica Faye Dunaway, Marcello Mastroianni Drama MGM
Planet of the Apes Franklin J. Schaffner Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Maurice Evans, Kim Hunter Science fiction Based on Pierre Boulle novel; inspired 4 sequels
The Power Byron Haskin Suzanne Pleshette, George Hamilton Thriller Based on Frank M. Robinson novel
Pretty Poison Noel Black Tuesday Weld, Anthony Perkins, Beverly Garland Suspense Remade in 1996
The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell Frank Tashlin Bob Hope, Jeffrey Hunter, Phyllis Diller War comedy Filmed in Puerto Rico
The Producers Mel Brooks Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Kenneth Mars, Dick Shawn, Lee Meredith, Christopher Hewett Comedy Inspired a musical and 2005 film
Psych-Out Richard Rush Jack Nicholson, Susan Strasberg Crime drama American International
Rachel, Rachel Paul Newman Joanne Woodward, James Olson Drama 4 Oscar nominations
Rosemary's Baby Roman Polanski Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Charles Grodin, Ruth Gordon, Ralph Bellamy Horror Based on the novel by Ira Levin; Oscar for Gordon


Title Director Cast Genre Note
The Savage Seven Richard Rush Robert Walker Jr., Larry Bishop Drama A.I.P.
The Scalphunters Sydney Pollack Burt Lancaster, Ossie Davis, Telly Savalas Western United Artists
The Sea Gull Sidney Lumet Vanessa Redgrave, Simone Signoret, James Mason Drama Warner Bros.; from Anton Chekhov play
The Secret Life of an American Wife George Axelrod Walter Matthau, Anne Jackson, Patrick O'Neal Comedy 20th Century Fox; music by Billy May
The Secret War of Harry Frigg Jack Smight Paul Newman War comedy Universal
The Sergeant John Flynn Rod Steiger, John Phillip Law Drama Warner Bros.
Sergeant Ryker Buzz Kulik Lee Marvin, Bradford Dillman, Vera Miles Drama Made in 1963
The Shakiest Gun in the West Alan Rafkin Don Knotts, Pat Morita, Jackie Coogan Comedy Universal
Shalako Edward Dmytryk Sean Connery, Brigitte Bardot Western Cinerama Corp.
She-Devils on Wheels Herschell Lewis Betty Connell Biker film
The Shoes of the Fisherman Michael Anderson Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, David Janssen, Oskar Werner, Leo McKern, John Gielgud Drama From Morris West novel; 2 Oscar nominations
Single Room Furnished Matt Cimber Jayne Mansfield Drama
Skidoo Otto Preminger Jackie Gleason, Carol Channing, Mickey Rooney, John Phillip Law, Groucho Marx Comedy Marx's final film
Sol Madrid Brian G. Hutton David McCallum, Stella Stevens, Telly Savalas Crime
Speedway Norman Taurog Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra Musical MGM
Spirits of the Dead Federico Fellini, Louis Malle, Roger Vadim Brigitte Bardot, Alain Delon, Jane Fonda, Peter Fonda Anthology A.I.P.
The Split Gordon Flemyng Jim Brown, Diahann Carroll, Gene Hackman, Julie Harris, Warren Oates, Donald Sutherland Crime drama MGM; story by Donald E. Westlake
The Stalking Moon Robert Mulligan Gregory Peck, Eva Marie Saint Western National General; from Theodore Olsen novel
Star! Robert Wise Julie Andrews, Daniel Massey, Richard Crenna Biography Gertrude Lawrence bio; 7 Oscar nominations
Stay Away, Joe Peter Tewksbury Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith, Katy Jurado Western MGM; based on Dan Cushman novel
The Subject Was Roses Ulu Grosbard Patricia Neal, Jack Albertson, Martin Sheen Drama From Frank Gilroy play; Oscar for Albertson
The Sweet Ride Harvey Hart Anthony Franciosa, Michael Sarrazin, Jacqueline Bisset, Bob Denver Drama 2 Golden Globe nominations
Sweet November Robert Ellis Miller Sandy Dennis, Anthony Newley Drama Remade in 2001
The Swimmer Frank Perry Burt Lancaster, Janice Rule, Marge Champion Drama Columbia; based on John Cheever story
Targets Peter Bogdanovich Boris Karloff, Tim O'Kelly Thriller Karloff's final film; Bogdanovich's first
They Came to Rob Las Vegas Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi Gary Lockwood, Elke Sommer, Lee J. Cobb Crime Warner Bros.
The Thomas Crown Affair Norman Jewison Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway Crime Oscar for Best Song; remade in 1999
Three in the Attic Richard Wilson Christopher Jones, Yvette Mimieux Suspense AIP
Uptight Jules Dassin Ruby Dee, Raymond St. Jacques, Max Julien Drama Paramount
Villa Rides Buzz Kulik Yul Brynner, Robert Mitchum, Charles Bronson Western Script by Robert Towne, Sam Peckinpah
Vixen! Russ Meyer Erica Gavin Sexploitation
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women Peter Bogdanovich Mamie Van Doren Science fiction Filmgroup
Walk the Angry Beach John Hayes Rue McClanahan Drama
What's So Bad About Feeling Good? George Seaton George Peppard, Mary Tyler Moore, Dom DeLuise Comedy Universal
Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows James Neilson Rosalind Russell, Stella Stevens, Binnie Barnes Comedy Trouble with Angels sequel
Where Eagles Dare Brian G. Hutton Clint Eastwood, Richard Burton War MGM; written by Alistair MacLean
Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? Hy Averback Doris Day, Robert Morse, Patrick O'Neal Comedy MGM; based on New York blackout
White Comanche Jose Mendez William Shatner, Joseph Cotten Western Filmed in Spain
The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz George Marshall Elke Sommer, Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer Comedy United Artists
Wild 90 Norman Mailer Norman Mailer, Buzz Farbar, Mickey Knox Experimental
Wild in the Streets Barry Shear Christopher Jones, Hal Holbrook, Shelley Winters, Richard Pryor Drama AIP; 1 Oscar nomination
The Wild Racers Dan Haller Fabian, Judy Cornwell, Talia Shire Action A.I.P.
The Wild, Wild World of Jayne Mansfield Joel Holt Jayne Mansfield Documentary
Will Penny Tom Gries Charlton Heston, Joan Hackett, Bruce Dern Western Paramount
With Six You Get Eggroll Howard Morris Doris Day, Brian Keith, Barbara Hershey Comedy Day's final film
Yours, Mine and Ours Melville Shavelson Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda Comedy Remade in 2005

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