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1960s Political Movies

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb(1964)

PG
| 1h 35min | Drama, Comedy, War
4.1/5 (with 1,994 votes)

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.

Shenandoah(1965)

NR
| 1h 45min | Western, War
3.5/5 (with 45 votes)

Charlie Anderson, a farmer in Shenandoah, Virginia, finds himself and his family in the middle of the Civil War he wants nothing to do with. When his youngest boy is taken prisoner by the North the Civil War is forced upon him.

How I Won the War(1967)

NR
| 1h 49min | Comedy, War
2.8/5 (with 11 votes)

An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.

It Happened Here(1966)

1h 33min | War, Drama
3.4/5 (with 11 votes)

It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, a nurse, is caught in the middle.

Directed by Kevin Brownlow, Andrew Mollo - With Pauline Murray, Sebastian Shaw, Reginald Marsh

The Long Day's Dying(1968)

1h 35min | Drama, War
3.4/5 (with 4 votes)

Three British soldiers and their German captive trek through the European countryside.

Directed by Peter Collinson - With David Hemmings

Night and Fog in Japan(1960)

1h 47min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

Nagisa Oshima’s most personal film is a reflection by the director on his own disillusionment with the revolutionary student movement of the 1950s and the failure of political radicalism. Taking its title (as a reference or homage) from Alain Resnais’ pivotal 1956 documentary Nuit et Brouillard, the film has a group of former student revolutionaries who meet again years later at the wedding of one of their classmates. Old feelings, rivalries and grudges gradually erupt to the surface as the one-time friends recall the various treacheries by which their cause was defeated. Cutting between times past and the present, and unfolding the action from each of his characters viewpoints, Oshima creates an abstract and yet engrossing study of passions past and principles eroded. —Yume Pictures.

Les Carabiniers(1963)

1h 16min | Comedy, Drama, War
3.4/5 (with 11 votes)

During a war in an imaginary country, unscrupulous soldiers recruit poor farmers with promises of an easy and happy life. Two of these farmers write to their wives of their exploits.

The Last War(1961)

1h 50min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 4 votes)

This Japanese film speculates on the events which lead the U.S. and the Soviet Union into a nuclear Armageddon.

Good Times, Wonderful Times(1966)

1h 10min | Documentary, Drama, War
1.8/5 (with 2 votes)

Lionel Rogosin's plea for humanity and against war and fascism. For two years, Rogosin traveled to twelve countries to collect footage of war atrocities from their archives. He interspersed these harrowing images with scenes of a London cocktail party's mundane chatter. Good Times, Wonderful Times was released in 1964 at the height of the Vietnam War, and became one of the great anti-war films of the era.

Directed by Lionel Rogosin - With Molly Parkin
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