10 Most Influential Movies of 1960s

7º – 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)The film is inserted in the meanders of the evolution of humanity, rescuing different periods of our history and building future events. Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, this film demands a lot from its spectator due to its slow rhythm, becoming tiresome in some moments, but rewarding those who watch it end.

 

6º – Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean, 1962)The film shows the adventure of an English officer in his quest to lead an Arab tribe to Turkish combat in the midst of the First World War. The more than three hours faced by the spectator are rewarding every minute surpassed, placing this film among the greats of its decade.

 

5º – The Apartment (Billy Wilder, 1960)In the plot, a lonely man has to give up his apartment for his boss to commit adultery. The film takes on its substance when the man has to get around the setbacks of his boss’s mistress: ‘The Apartment’ is one of the highest quality comedies in the cinema, with an intelligent story, a productive direction by Billy Wilder and an unforgettable performance by Jack Lemmon.

 

4º – Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn, 1967)Bonnie and Clyde, Arthur Penn’s masterpiece, works with a more carefree atmosphere for the unfolding of her story, often using a humor that naturally appears on canvas, as well as exacerbated situations that carry a natural dramatic weight. Of course, the performances of Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway in charge of the film’s central couple still stand out.

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