Year 1962 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1962 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, visually appealing, stylized, suspense and cult film films and TV shows about / with storytelling, mentor, family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, brutality, catastrophe, death, runaway and dancing plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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year 1962 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1962: What the Day Owes the Night (2012), Pawn Sacrifice (2014), Paris When It Sizzles (1964), Hairspray (1988), The Terror of Doctor Mabuse (1962), Blast from the Past (1999), The Battle of Algiers (1966), Sylvie's Love (2020), Hidden Figures (2016), The Man in the High Castle (2015).

List of year 1962 movies

What the Day Owes the Night (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great ...
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, friendship, romance, teenage love, revolution, friends, youth, love and romance, political unrest, true love, rebellion, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1939, year 1970, year 2010 ...
Place: algeria
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 7.0
 45K
Pawn Sacrifice (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, factual, entertaining ...
Plot: chess, cold war, prodigy, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, paranoia, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, mentally unstable, victory, american abroad ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, year 1951, year 1962 ...
Place: iceland, israel, hungary, new york, canada ...
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Paris When It Sizzles (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hollywood producer Alexander Meyerheimer has hired drunken writer Richard Benson to write his latest movie. Benson has been holed up in a Paris apartment supposedly working on the script for months, but instead has spent the time living it up. ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, alcohol abuse, writer's life, romance, disorder, filmmaking, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: paris france, france, usa, europe, england
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 7.0
 21K
Hairspray (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ample teen Tracy Turnblad wants nothing more than to be on the hip local TV dance program, "The Corny Collins Show" -- and when her dream comes true, her lively moves and bubbly personality meet with unexpected popularity. But after ...
Style: feel good, witty, semi serious, light, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fat girl, interracial love, interracial friendship, music, farce, injustice, follow your dream, social differences, discrimination, racial segregation, satire, civil rights ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, year 1963, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, california
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The Terror of Doctor Mabuse (1962)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gang, criminal, hypnosis, police, psychiatric ward, gangsters, master criminal, mental institution, informant, psychiatrist, car chase, mind control ...
Time: year 1962, 60s
Place: germany
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Blast from the Past (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: opposites attract, bunker, cold war, fall in love, romance, hiding place, couples, teaching the ways of the world, underground bunker, baseball, fish out of water, atomic bomb ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, year 1962, future ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Algeria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, bomb, french algerian war, resistance, military, french, freedom, torture, chaos, protest, oppression ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956, year 1962, year 1960 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, paris france ...
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Sylvie's Love (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a young woman meets an aspiring saxophonist in her father’s record shop in 1950s Harlem, their love ignites a sweeping romance that transcends changing times, geography, and professional success.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, dancing, musician, music, romantic relationship, love and romance, relationships, dating, male female relationship, romance ...
Time: year 1967, year 1962, 60s, year 1968, 50s
Place: manhattan new york city, atlanta georgia, harlem, detroit, new york
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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, kidnapping, old mansion, murder, forgery, newspaper, family relations, pianist, jealousy, actress, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1962 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 7.8
 226K
Hidden Figures (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, factual, exciting, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, mathematics, nasa, genius, strong female character, discrimination, space program, african american woman, racial segregation, stereotypes, sexism, prejudice ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 20th century, year 1962
Place: virginia, langley virginia, usa
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The Man in the High Castle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: alternate reality, espionage, fascism, assassination, betrayal, resistance, multiverse, rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue, working undercover, political intrigue ...
Time: 60s, post world war two, 20th century, year 1962
Place: usa, japan, san francisco, new york, berlin germany ...
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 5.9
 2K
Zombi Child (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haiti, 1962: A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at the prestigious Légion d’honneur boarding school, a Haitian girl confesses an old family secret to a group ...
Style: mind bending, surreal, psychedelic
Plot: sisterhood, girls' boarding school, piano, cemetery, funeral, handball, boarding school, voodoo, male nudity, motorcycle, zombie, classroom ...
Time: year 1980, 2010s, year 1962
Place: haiti
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 7.3
 187K
First Man (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan, China
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: suspense, disturbing, factual, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: moon landing, space travel, space exploration, test pilot, space mission, astronaut, moon, nasa, human in outer space, husband wife relationship, compromise, loss of child ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, year 1966, year 1965, year 1967 ...
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, houston texas, florida
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Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, serious
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, family relations, war, life is a bitch, defiant, confined, world war two, betrayal, wartime life, gestapo, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1975, year 1976, year 1993 ...
Place: europe, hungary, new york, budapest, switzerland ...
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Killing Kennedy (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drama documentary based on Bill O'Reilly's and Martin Dugard's 2012 non-fiction book "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot". It follows the parallel lives of John F. Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald from the winter 1959-1960 to ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: kennedy assassination, politics, assassination, head of state, couple relations, state affairs, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, american politics, assassination of president, white house, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, year 1963
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia, texas, dallas texas
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On Chesil Beach (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1962 England, a young couple finds their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.
Plot: newlywed, frigidity, male virgin, husband wife conflict, husband wife relationship, marital problem, newlyweds, loss of virginity, marriage, wedding night, sexual abuse, sexual revolution ...
Time: 60s, year 2007, year 1975, year 1962
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The Eye of the Monocle (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1943, a German commando conceals a large quantity of gold in an undersea cave on the coast of Corsica. Years later, Schlumpf, the sole survivor of the commando, returns to Corsica to recuperate the treasure -- with British and Soviet spies on ...
Plot: female spy, twist the dance, frenchman, burial, sculptor, german, car bomb, treasure, underwater fight, spy, world war two, russian spy ...
Time: year 1962
Place: corsica
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 5.2
 353
Storm tide (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Susanne, a meteorologist Hamburg, has detected signs of an incipient sea storm that could devastate the city. Although given the alarm, local authorities do not listen to their warnings. To ensure the magnitude of the tsunami, Susanne decided to ...
Style: parody
Plot: doctor, love, wedding, storm at sea, disaster, fear, rain, catastrophe, water, jealousy, heroism, flood ...
Time: year 1962, 60s
Place: hamburg germany
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The Shape of Water (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.
Style: biting, romantic, touching, disturbing, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interspecies romance, sign language, interspecies sex, laboratory, cold war, love story, creature, supernatural, interracial friendship, escape, healing power, rescue ...
Time: 60s, year 1962
Place: baltimore, ussr, maryland, pittsburgh, usa
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The Missiles of October (1974)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Based in part on Robert F. Kennedy's book, "Thirteen Days," this film profiles the Kennedy Administration's actions during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, white house, nuclear threat, cold war, undercover, save the world, war, ego clash, rivalry, race against time, save the day, head of state ...
Time: 60s, year 1962
Place: latin america, cuba, usa
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 4.3
 3K
Ice Soldiers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A scientist discovers the bodies of three frozen genetically modified Russians buried in the Canadian North. Upon thawing them out he realizes he has unleashed a deadly threat to Western society and must stop them at all costs.
Style: rough, serious, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, race against time, superhuman powers, chase, save the day, escapades, heroes, supernatural, arctic, motorcycle chase, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 60s, year 2012 ...
Place: canada
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The Way We Laughed (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Studying to become a teacher in Turin, Italy, Pietro is joined by his older brother, Giovanni, who has moved up from Sicily. While Giovanni is a worker with no schooling, Pietro shows considerable promise in academics, prompting the elder sibling to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, immigrants, school, working class, bittersweet, family relations, power relations, single parent, politics, society, hopes, family life ...
Time: 50s, year 1962, year 1958, year 1960, year 1963 ...
Place: sicily, europe, italy, turin italy
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The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming-of age feature, set in a New South Wales country town in the 1960s, about a 15 year-old boy. It follows his loves and how he copes with life's problems such as death and departure.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, coming of age, friendship, discrimination, first love, family relations, pregnancy, locket, countryside, teenage life, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: australia, new south wales
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X-Men: First Class (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, mutant, supernatural power, superhero, superhuman powers, teenage superhero, tough guy, supernatural, super villain, genetics, team, superhuman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1962, 1940s ...
Place: oxford university, usa, eastern europe, poland, las vegas ...
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A Private Matter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of Romper Room host "Miss Sherri" Finkbine, who, after the devastating effects of thalidomide were discovered in the early 1960s, sparked a firestorm of controversy with her determination to obtain an abortion.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, courtroom drama, fighting the system, society, state affairs, politics, legal, life is a bitch, rebellion, babies and infants, injustice ...
Time: 60s, year 1962
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
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A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage love, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, hawaii, new jersey, california
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Lady in White (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, murder, halloween, small town, child in peril, serial killer, maniac, investigation, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, child's point of view ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: new york, los angeles
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 6.7
 130K
Hairspray (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pleasantly plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad and her best friend, Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show – and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, kids, chick flick ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, teenage love, fat girl, dream come true, dancing, follow your dream, overweight, dancer, underdog, romance, dream, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: baltimore, usa, chicago illinois
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The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, double agent, intrigue, idealism, espionage, betrayal, invasion, suspicion, politics, patriotism ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1947 ...
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c., berlin germany, congo ...
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 5.5
 101K
Ghost Ship (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes ...
Style: scary, slasher, atmospheric, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ship, supernatural, ghost, supernatural horror, survival, escapades, ghost ship, ocean, death, shipwreck, supernatural ability, sea disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1962, 60s
Place: usa, alaska
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