1962 Top Ten List

  • Harakiri (Masaki Kobayashi)
  • Knife in the Water (Roman Polanski)
  • Jules and Jim (François Truffaut)
  • The Music Man (Morton Da Costa)
  • Le Doulos (Jean-Pierre Melville)
  • The Exterminating Angel (Luis Buñuel)
  • The Manchurian Candidate (John Frankenheimer)
  • Ivan's Childhood (Andrei Tarkovsky)
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night (Sidney Lumet)
  • An Autumn Afternoon (Yasujiro Ozu)
  • Additional 1962 Films By Rating

  • Dr. No (Terence Young)
  • The Tale of Zatoichi (Kenji Misumi)
  • Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean)
  • The Longest Day (Ken Annakin/Andrew Marton/Bernhard Wicki)
  • My Life to Live (Jean-Luc Godard)
  • To Kill a Mockingbird (Robert Mulligan)
  • Sanjuro (Akira Kurosawa)
  • Ring-a-Ding Rhythm (Richard Lester)
  • Lolita (Stanley Kubrick)
  • Pressure Point (Hubert Cornfield)
  • Ride the High Country (Sam Peckinpah)
  • The Counterfeit Traitor (George Seaton)
  • Carnival of Souls (Herk Harvey)
  • The Lion (Jack Cardiff)
  • The 300 Spartans (Rudolph Maté)
  • Who's Got the Action? (Daniel Mann)
  • Birdman of Alcatraz (John Frankenheimer)
  • L'Eclisse (Michelangelo Antonioni)
  • Sundays and Cybèle (Serge Bourguignon)
  • Mafioso (Alberto Lattuada)
  • Billy Rose's Jumbo (Charles Walters)
  • The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (Riccardo Freda)