Year 1968 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1968 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, talky, contemplative, suspense and clever films and TV shows about / with politics, brutality, dialogue, mentor, runaway, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, corruption and profanity plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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year 1968 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1968: Something in the Air (2012), First Man (2018), The Boys in the Band (1970), The Conjuring (2013), Code name 'Holec' (2016), The Similars (2015), Operation Avalanche (2016), Just Great (1972), The Color of Friendship (2000), The Trial of Billy Jack (1974).

List of year 1968 movies

Something in the Air (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1970s a student named Gilles gets entangled in contemporary political turmoils although he would rather just be a creative artist. While torn between his solidarity to his friends and his personal ambitions he falls in love with Christine.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, anarchist, rebellion, fighting the system, self discovery, working class, counterculture, youth, society, vandalism, coming of age, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1968, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: france, europe, italy, florence italy, paris france ...
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 7.3
 160K
First Man (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Style: based on true events, suspense, disturbing, factual, exciting ...
Plot: moon landing, space exploration, test pilot, space mission, space travel, astronaut, moon, nasa, historical event, human in outer space, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1964 ...
Place: california, houston texas, florida, usa, mojave desert
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The Boys in the Band (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan. Harold is celebrating a birthday, and his friend Michael has drafted some other friends to help commemorate ...
Style: realistic, witty, cynical, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, gay, friends, love and romance, gender, resentment, thirtysomething life, indoor, introspection, farce ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, london, san francisco
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 7.5
 431K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, exorcism, danger, paranormal investigation, witch, haunted by the past, fear, paranormal activity, evil force, riddles and clues ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 1968 ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
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Code name 'Holec' (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Czech Republic
Story: Young director Honza David (Krystof Hádek) films the Russian invasion in in Prague in August 1968. With Eva (Vica Kerekes) - the love of his life - he tries to get out of the country. He wants to bring the explosive material to Vienna, to the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, based on true events
Plot: secret mission, spy, actress, blackmail, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, double agent, reading aloud, hit in the face, aspiring actress, female nudity, pubic hair ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1968
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia, vienna, prague czech republic, prague ...
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The Wolf from Royal Vineyard Street (2016)
Genre: Biography
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The film tells the life story of its director, Jan Nemec, one of the most known and important filmmakers of Czech New Wave.
Plot: autobiography, murder, filmmaking, emigration, wrapped in a towel, hypocrisy, egocentrism, czech abroad, narcissist, cabriolet, female objectification, passport ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 70s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: cannes
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 5.9
 4K
The Similars (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A science fiction thriller that takes place in 1968's Mexico and deals with identity in a metaphorical way, as the plot involves a mysterious condition that makes all persons locked inside a bus station on a rainy night to adopt the same face ...
Style: comic
Plot: autumn, bus station, heavy rain, blood, rainstorm, fear, gun, rain, radio, supernatural power, shot to death, panic ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, 60s
Place: mexico city, mexico
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Operation Avalanche (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1967, four undercover CIA agents were sent to NASA posing as a documentary film crew. What they discovered led to one of the biggest conspiracies in American history.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending, tense, suspense ...
Plot: moon landing, conspiracy, nasa, secret agents, spy, secret agent, stalking, mission, cold war, secret mission, friendship, lie ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968, year 1967, year 1965
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 6.6
 3K
Just Great (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris.
Style: talky, thought provoking, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: factory, politics, revolution, strike, reporter, political unrest, working class, labor union, rebellion, journalism, state affairs, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1972 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, asia, vietnam
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The Color of Friendship (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a ...
Style: touching, semi serious, contemplative, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: racism, friendship, culture clash, interracial relations, family relations, parents and children, teenage love, youth, family, injustice, family problems, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, year 1968
Place: usa, california, south africa, africa, washington d.c. ...
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The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film, the Freedom School expands and flourishes under the guidance of Jean Roberts. The utopian existence of the school is characterized ...
Style: exciting, biting, thought provoking, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: school, martial arts, heroes, politics, rivalry, anti hero, rebelliousness, racism, idealism, political unrest, strong violent content, injustice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1972, year 1968
Place: arizona, usa, vietnam
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 56K
I'm Not There. (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.
Style: realistic, serious, non-linear, stylized, meditative ...
Plot: music, actor, musician, star, poet, african american, vietnam war, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, hopes, performer's life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, london, woodstock ...
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 5.7
 803
The Big Dream (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Italian Revolution, 1968. Police officer, Nicolas, wants to become an actor. He goes out in plain clothes and meets Laura who is among students against the government, Vietnam War and who seek sexual freedom. One day, his identity gets exposed and ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: politics, rebelliousness, against the rules, state affairs, love and romance, follow your dream, secret movement, love triangle, youth, hopes, rebellion, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: italy, europe
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Gardens of Stone (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, military, military life, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, anti war, vietnam veteran, self esteem, casualty of war, funeral ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: washington d.c., vietnam, usa, iraq
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspense, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, military life, military, vietnam war, boot camp, sergeant, suicide, sniper, cruelty, infantry, basic training ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
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 7.5
 30K
The Edukators (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home.
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, psychological, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Plot: love triangle, rebel, debt, rebelliousness, boyfriend, friends, rebellion, vandalism, jealousy, businessman, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2004, year 1968
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, barcelona spain, barcelona
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 109K
The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, sexuality, strong sexual content, male nudity, desire, sexual relations, lovers, friends, sexual attraction, rebelliousness, rebellion, protest ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 7.1
 1K
Citizen Cohn (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, hospital, aids, hotshot lawyer, injustice, political corruption, terminal illness, americana, introspection, society, rebellion, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1954, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa
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 7.8
 125K
A Bronx Tale (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, loyalty, mentor, coming of age, friendship, generation gap, nostalgia, mob boss, racial slur, gang leader, mafia, murder witness ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1960, 20th century, year 1968
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, new york state, new jersey
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 7.0
 41K
Bobby (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, light, melancholic ...
Plot: politics, hotel, senator, corruption, racial slur, reporter, state affairs, power relations, dishonesty, assassination, anti war, political unrest ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: los angeles, california, usa, vietnam, texas
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The Confession (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia, knowing he's being watched and followed, is one day arrested and put into solitary confinement by his blackmailers.
Style: tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: mind game, prison, life sentence, social decay, isolation, price of justice, false accusation, downfall, confined, dishonesty, power relations, totalitarianism ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, year 1968, 60s ...
Place: czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, soviet union, prague, czechoslovakia
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American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, drug lord, mob boss, heroin, mafia, drug traffic, drug trafficking, police corruption, smuggling, rise and fall, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: new york, harlem, usa, bronx new york city, new jersey ...
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An American Carol (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In An American Carol a cynical, Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, politics, nothing goes right, state affairs, ghost, disorder, religions or cults, goofy hero, lifestyle, americana, celebrity culture, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1968, year 1940
Place: usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york, manhattan new york city, cuba ...
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Regular Lovers (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 183 min.
Story: 1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail at the police. He smokes opium and talks about ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: idealism, revolution, politics, injustice, love triangle, twins, hopes, political corruption, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968, year 1969
Place: france, europe, paris france, morocco
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 208K
Minions (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary, family, super villain, escapades, master and servant, assistant, mad scientist, computer animation, female villain, master villain, adventure, storytelling ...
Time: prehistory, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968, 60s ...
Place: antarctica, london, england, new york, big ben london ...
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, witty, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: existentialism, twists & turns, hotel, inheritance, greed, adventure, escapades, mentor protege relationship, disorder, servant, friendship, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 30s ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Greece, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, stylized, gloomy, artsy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, blood, musician, goth, immortality, supernatural romance, lovers reunited, supernatural, love, family relations, true love, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1975, year 1968
Place: detroit
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 13K
Phantom (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, cold war, military, navy, military life, leadership, mission gone awry, danger, sea disaster, haunted by the past, delusion, nuclear threat ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: soviet union
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 13K
The Sapphires (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: soul music, music band, vietnam war, family relations, girl group, desire for fame, lifestyle, musician's life, ambition, showbiz, goodhearted, musical tour ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, 50s ...
Place: saigon, australia, vietnam, melbourne australia, asia ...
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An Earthy Paradise for the Eyes (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Adolescence is always a difficult time; it is doubly so for Gábina. For one thing, she is growing up in the normalization years of the 1970s, and then she also has to face the reality that her father is a well-known actor disavowed by the regime. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: teenage life, idealism, rebellion, youth, politics, actor's life, hopes, fighting the system, rebelliousness, parents and children, political unrest, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1977, year 1968
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, czech republic, europe
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