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The Movies of 1968: World Premieres
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Top Ten List

1. Shame Dir. Ingmar Bergman. With Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Sigge Fürst A
2. In the Year of the Pig Dir. Emile de Antonio. Documentary about Vietnam War in an international context A
3. Flesh Dir. Paul Morrissey. With Joe Dallesandro, Geraldine James, Patti D'Arbanville, Maurice Braddell A
4. 2001: A Space Odyssey Dir. Stanley Kubrick. With Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester A
5. Night of the Living Dead Dir. George Romero. With Duane Jones, Karl Hardman, Judith O'Dea A
6. Rosemary's Baby Dir. Roman Polanski. With Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon A–
7. Once Upon a Time in the West Dir. Sergio Leone. With Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale A–
8. Stolen Kisses Dir. François Truffaut. With Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Delphine Seyrig A–
9. Mandabi Dir. Ousmane Sembène. With Makhouredia Gueye, Ynousse N'Diaye, Isseu Niang A–
10. Petulia Dir. Richard Lester. With George C. Scott, Julie Christie, Richard Chamberlain, Shirley Knight A–

Remainder of Films Screened

Faces Dir. John Cassavetes. With Gena Rowlands, John Marley, Lynn Carlin, Seymour Cassel A–
Rachel, Rachel Dir. Paul Newman. With Joanne Woodward, James Olson, Kate Harrington A–

The Lion in Winter Dir. Anthony Harvey. With Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins B+
Lonesome Cowboys Dir. Andy Warhol. With Viva, Tom Hompertz, Eric Emerson, Joe Dallesandro B+
Planet of the Apes Dir. Franklin J. Schaffner. With Charlton Heston, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans B+
Salesman Dirs. Peter & Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin. Documentary about Bible salesmen B+
The Thomas Crown Affair Dir. Norman Jewison. With Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway B+
Winnie-the-Pooh and the Blustery Day Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Animated B+

The Birthday Party Dir. Wiliam Friedkin. With Robert Shaw, Patrick Magee, Dandy Nichols B
Bullitt Dir. Peter Yates. With Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, Simon Oakland, Jacqueline Bisset B
The Charge of the Light Brigade Dir. Tony Richardson. With David Hemmings, Trevor Howard B
The Fixer Dir. John Frankenheimer. With Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde, Ian Holm, Hugh Griffith B
Isadora Dir. Karel Reisz. With Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, John Fraser, James Fox, Cynthia Harris B
Pretty Poison Dir. Noel Black. With Anthony Perkins, Tuesday Weld, Beverly Garland, John Randolph B
Witchfinder General Dir. Michael Reeves. With Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Robert Russell B

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Dir. Robert Ellis Miller. With Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke B–
The Night They Raided Minsky's Dir. William Friedkin. With Britt Ekland, Jason Robards B–
Romeo and Juliet Dir. Franco Zeffirelli. With Olivia Hussey, Leonard Whiting, Milo O'Shea B–
The Subject Was Roses Dir. Ulu Grosbard. With Patricia Neal, Jack Albertson, Martin Sheen B–
Teorema Dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini. With Terence Stamp, Silvana Mangano, Massimo Girotti B–
Will Penny Dir. Tom Gries. With Charlton Heston, Joan Hackett, Donald Pleasence, Lee Majors B–

Funny Girl Dir. William Wyler. With Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Walter Pidgeon C+
I Am Curious–Blue Dir. Vilgot Sjöman. With Lena Nyman, Börje Ahlstedt, Vilgot Sjöman C+
Oliver! Dir. Carol Reed. With Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Shani Wallis, Jack Wild C+
The Producers Dir. Mel Brooks. With Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Dick Shawn, Kenneth Mars C+
The Sea Gull Dir. Sidney Lumet. With Simone Signoret, David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave C+
Wild in the Streets Dir. Barry Shear. With Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters, Hal Holbrook C+

Hour of the Wolf Dir. Ingmar Bergman. With Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson C

The Killing of Sister George Dir. Robert Aldrich. With Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne C–
Star! Dir. Robert Wise. With Julie Andrews, Daniel Massey, Michael Craig, Richard Crenna C–

Charly Dir. Ralph Nelson. With Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala, Leon Janney, Ruth White D+

Barbarella Dir. Roger Vadim. With Jane Fonda, Milo O'Shea, Anita Pallenberg, John Phillip Law D