1962 Movies & Series
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
IMDb: 8.2
129 min

Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor,…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
IMDb: 8.1
123 min

A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

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Genre: Western
The 300 Spartans (1962)

The 300 Spartans (1962)

The 300 Spartans (1962)
IMDb: 6.6
114 min

Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian…

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Tarzan Goes to India (1962)

Tarzan Goes to India (1962)

Tarzan Goes to India (1962)
IMDb: 5.5
88 min

Summoned by an Indian princess, Tarzan travels to India where hundreds of wild elephants are in danger. A company is building a hydroelectric dam and the contractors have only a…

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Genre: Action, Adventure
Satan Never Sleeps (1962)

Satan Never Sleeps (1962)

Satan Never Sleeps (1962)
IMDb: 6.1
125 min

A priest (William Holden) arrives at a mission-post in China accompanied by a young native girl who has joined him along the way. His job is to relieve the existing…

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Genre: Drama
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)
IMDb: 6.9
116 min

Banker Roger Hobbs wants to spend his vacation alone with his wife, Peggy, but she insists on a family vacation at a California beach house that turns out to be…

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Genre: Comedy, Family
Lolita (1962)

Lolita (1962)

Lolita (1962)
IMDb: 7.6
153 min

Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)

The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)

The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
IMDb: 7.5
140 min

Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
All Night Long (1962)

All Night Long (1962)

All Night Long (1962)
IMDb: 7.1
91 min

Over the course of one eventful evening, the anniversary celebration of the musical and romantic partners Aurelius Rex and Delia Lane, a jealous, ambitious drummer, Johnny Cousin, attempts to tear…

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Genre: Drama, Music
The Golden Arrow (1962)

The Golden Arrow (1962)

The Golden Arrow (1962)
IMDb: 4.7
91 min

Genies help an Arabian bandit (Tab Hunter) locate a magic arrow he needs to claim heirship to the sultan’s kingdom.

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The Premature Burial (1962)

The Premature Burial (1962)

The Premature Burial (1962)
IMDb: 6.5
81 min

An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him.

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Merrill’s Marauders (1962)

Merrill’s Marauders (1962)

Merrill’s Marauders (1962)
IMDb: 6.6
98 min

Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka “Merrill’s Marauders”, behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond their limits…

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Genre: Action, Drama, War
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)

Days of Wine and Roses (1962)

Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
IMDb: 7.9
117 min

An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his “passion” together.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
IMDb: 8.1
134 min

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…

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The Notorious Landlady (1962)

The Notorious Landlady (1962)

The Notorious Landlady (1962)
IMDb: 6.8
123 min

An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder.

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The Miracle Worker (1962)

The Miracle Worker (1962)

The Miracle Worker (1962)
IMDb: 8.1
106 min

The true story of the frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness of 7-year-old Helen Keller who, since infancy, has never seen the sky, heard her mother’s voice or expressed…

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Genre: Drama
The Magic Sword (1962)

The Magic Sword (1962)

The Magic Sword (1962)
IMDb: 4.6
80 min

The son of a sorceress, armed with weapons, armour and six magically summoned knights, goes on a quest to save a princess from a vengeful wizard.

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The Fast Lady (1962)

The Fast Lady (1962)

The Fast Lady (1962)
IMDb: 6.2
95 min

A Scottish civil servant (Stanley Baxter) must learn how to drive a Bentley to impress his girlfriend’s (Julie Christie) tycoon father (James Robertson Justice).

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Genre: Comedy
The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962)

The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962)

The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962)
IMDb: 7.7
83 min

The 20th century’s first man lands on the moon and discovers – that Baron Munchausen has already beaten him to it, along with Cyrano and characters from Jules Verne’s lunar-landing…

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night (1962)

Long Day’s Journey Into Night (1962)

Long Day’s Journey Into Night (1962)
IMDb: 7.6
174 min

Over the course of one day in August 1912, the family of retired actor James Tyrone grapples with the morphine addiction of his wife Mary, the illness of their youngest…

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Genre: Drama, History
Five Miles to Midnight (1962)

Five Miles to Midnight (1962)

Five Miles to Midnight (1962)
IMDb: 6.3
110 min

Immediately after Lisa (Loren) declares that she is leaving her immature, abusive, but easy-going husband Robert (Perkins), he is reported dead in a plane crash. Secretly still alive, he convinces…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Danger Pays (1962)

Danger Pays (1962)

Danger Pays (1962)
IMDb: 6.8
82 min

Joe, Okita, and Serizawa hear of the armed robbery of a truck carrying one billion eighty million yen’s worth of Mint paper. Knowing that the thugs will now need a…

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)

40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)

40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)
IMDb: 6.4
106 min

Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.

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Genre: Comedy
Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol (1962)

Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol (1962)

Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol (1962)
IMDb: 7.7
53 min

An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens’ timeless classic “A Christmas Carol.” The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn’t have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the…

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Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)

Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)

Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
IMDb: 7.3
120 min

Gigolo and drifter Chance Wayne returns to his home town as the companion of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
The Door with Seven Locks (1962)

The Door with Seven Locks (1962)

The Door with Seven Locks (1962)
IMDb: 6.1
96 min

A rich man bequeaths seven keys to seven of his friends, but only one will unlock the door to untold wealth.

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Genre: Crime
Who’s Got the Action? (1962)

Who’s Got the Action? (1962)

Who’s Got the Action? (1962)
IMDb: 5.8
93 min

A lawyer begins to win after his wife secretly becomes his bookie to save their money.

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Genre: Comedy