1963 March Movies

The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)

The Courtship of Eddie's Father

    • 118 min
    • Comedy

    The film that started the classic TV series. Although he's only seven, Eddie's got it all figured out. He wants his father, a widower, to get remarried - to the girl next door. Unfortunately, she's not one of the women that his dad's been dating. Sweet family comedy.

    The Birds (1963)

    The Birds

    • 96%
    • PG-13
    • 119 min
    • Horror

    Spoilt socialite and notorious practical joker Melanie Daniels is shopping in a San Francisco pet store when she meets Mitch Brenner. Mitch is looking to buy a pair of love birds for his young sister's birthday; he recognises Melanie but pretends to mistake her for an assistant. She decides to get her own back by buying the birds and driving up to the quiet coastal town of Bodega Bay, where Mitch spends his weekends with his sister and mother. Shortly after she arrives, Melanie is attacked by a...

    Il gattopardo (1963)

    Il gattopardo

      • PG
      • 187 min
      • Drama

      One of Luchino Visconti's most ambitious works. Based on the acclaimed novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. In the 1860s, a dying aristocracy struggles to maintain itself against a harsh Sicilian landscape. The film traces with a slow and deliberate rhythm the waning of the noble home of the Prince of Salina and the corresponding rise to eminence of the wealthy peasant Don Calogero Sedara.

      High and Low (1963)

      High and Low

        • 142 min
        • Crime

        Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in Akira Kurosawa's highly influential High and Low. Adapting Ed McBain's detective Novel King's Ransom, Kurosawa moves effortlessly from compelling race-against-time thriller to exacting social commentary, creating a penetrating portrait of contempory Japanese society.

        Any Number Can Win (1963)

        Any Number Can Win

          • Unrated
          • 118 min
          • Crime

          Charles (Jean Gabin), a sixtyish career criminal fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cellmate, Francis (Alain Delon), to assist him in pulling off one final score, a carefully planned assault on the vault of a Cannes casino. Bad luck and Francis's lack of professionalism set the caper maddeningly askew, and the stolen cash resurfaces in an unexpected manner. Written by Michael Krugman...

          Bay of Angels (1963)

          Bay of Angels

          • 83%
          • Unrated
          • 90 min
          • Drama

          Jean Fournier (Claude Mann) is a young bank employee who is encouraged by his friend Caron to take an interest in gambling. After winning money in a game of roulette, he decides to vacation in Nice, where he falls in love with Jackie (Jeanne Moreau), divorced and mother to a child she rarely visits. Though Jackie also enjoys Jean's company, she constantly warns him that her passion for gambling will always be greater. Jean becomes jealous of not having all of her attention and has mixed...

          Blow Job (1963)

          Blow Job

            • Unrated
            • 35 min
            • Short

            Andy Warhol directs a single 35-minute shot of a man's face to capture his facial expressions as he receives the sexual act depicted in the title.

            California (1963)

            California

              • 86 min
              • Western

              Revolutionaries rise up against the Mexican government in California in 1841 is told through the story of doomed Mexican general Don Francisco Hernandez (Michael Pate), who pits his troops against a tenacious team of revolutionaries led by his half brother, Don Michael O'Casey (Jock Mahoney). Susan Seaforth Hayes co-stars as Marianna De La Rosa, an heiress pledged to marry the ruthless Don Francisco even though she secretly loves Don Michael in this 1963 historical adventure.

              Diary of a Madman (1963)

              Diary of a Madman

                • PG
                • 96 min
                • Horror

                Simon Cordier, a French magistrate and amateur sculptor comes into contact with a malevolent entity. The invisible - yet corporeal - being, called a "horla" is capable of limited psychokinesis and complete mind control.

                Footloose Fox

                  • Unrated
                  • 5 min
                  • Animation
                  House of the Damned (1963)

                  House of the Damned

                    • Unrated
                    • 62 min
                    • Mystery

                    An architect and his wife are staying in an empty castle in California. They are joined by an unhappily married lawyer and his wife. Things start getting strange when they spot a half man/half beast prowling around the house and keep seeing a headless woman wandering the grounds. Written by [email protected]

                    I Could Go on Singing (1963)

                    I Could Go on Singing

                      • 100 min
                      • Drama

                      Jenny Bowman is a successful singer who, while on an engagement at the London Palladium, visits David Donne to see her son Matt again, spending a few glorious days with him while his father is away in Rome in an attempt to attain the family that she never had. When David returns, Matt is torn between his loyalty to his father and his affection for Jenny.

                      Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)

                      Miracle of the White Stallions

                        • Unrated
                        • 93 min
                        • Family

                        In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform. Written by Kathy Li

                        New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)

                        New Tale of Zatoichi

                          • NONE
                          • 91 min
                          • Action

                          Blind masseur and master swordsman, Zatoichi, is tired of killing. He journeys to his old village looking for peace, but is pursued by the brother of Boss Kanbei, a man he's killed. Back home, Ichi connects with Banno, his teacher, who seeks prestige and has arranged for his younger sister, Yayoi, to marry into a wealthy samurai family. Ichi and Yayoi realize they are in love, but Ichi's request for her hand meets with Banno's derision. Ichi is also drawn into Banno's plot to kidnap the son of...

                          Sammy Going South (1963)

                          Sammy Going South

                            • Unrated
                            • 128 min
                            • Adventure

                            A young boy living in Port Said, Egypt, narrowly escapes a bomb blast that destroys the apartment block where he lives. After discovering that both his parents were killed in the explosion, he decides to travel (on foot) to Durban, South Africa, to be with his only living relative, an aunt. During his 4500 mile journey across africa he has many adventures including a first hand experience with the slave trade and living for a time with a band of poachers and criminals. After several months of...

                            Sparrows Can't Sing (1963)

                            Sparrows Can't Sing

                              • 94 min
                              • Comedy

                              Charlie returns to the East End after two years at sea to find his house demolished and wife Maggie gone. Everyone else knows she is now shacked up with married bus driver Bert and a toddler, and they all watch with more than a little interest at the trail of mayhem Charlie leaves as he goes about sorting things out.

                              The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)

                              The Wrong Arm of the Law

                                • Unrated
                                • 94 min
                                • Comedy

                                The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This upset's the natural order of the police/criminal relationship and the police and the crooks join forces to catch the IPOs (Impersonating Police Officers), including an armored car robbery in which the police must help the gangs to set a trap. Written by John Vogel <[email protected]>