List of American films of 1964

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A list of American films released in 1964.

My Fair Lady won the Academy Award for Best Picture.


Title Director Cast Genre Note
3 Nuts in Search of a Bolt Tommy Noonan Mamie Van Doren, Tommy Noonan Comedy
633 Squadron Walter Grauman Cliff Robertson, George Chakiris, Maria Perschy War United Artists
7 Faces of Dr. Lao George Pal Tony Randall, Arthur O'Connell, Barbara Eden Fantasy MGM
Advance to the Rear George Marshall Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, Melvyn Douglas Western MGM
The Americanization of Emily Arthur Hiller Julie Andrews, James Garner, James Coburn, Melvyn Douglas War, Satire MGM
Back Door to Hell Monte Hellman Jimmie Rodgers, Jack Nicholson War Lippert Pictures
Batman Dracula Andy Warhol Avant-garde
Becket Peter Glenville Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud Drama Paramount; 12 Oscar nominations
Bedtime Story Ralph Levy Marlon Brando, David Niven, Shirley Jones Comedy Universal
Behold a Pale Horse Fred Zinnemann Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn Drama Columbia
The Best Man Franklin J. Schaffner Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Lee Tracy, Edie Adams, Ann Sothern Drama written by Gore Vidal
Bikini Beach William Asher Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Martha Hyer, Don Rickles Comedy AIP
Black Like Me Carl Lerner James Whitmore, Sorrell Booke, Roscoe Lee Browne Drama
Blood on the Arrow Sidney Salkow Dale Robertson, Martha Hyer Western Allied Artists
The Brass Bottle Harry Keller Tony Randall, Burl Ives, Barbara Eden Fantasy Universal
Bullet for a Badman R. G. Springsteen Audie Murphy, Darren McGavin, Ruta Lee Western Universal
Carol for Another Christmas Joseph L. Mankiewicz Peter Sellers, Sterling Hayden, Britt Ekland, Robert Shaw, Ben Gazzara, Eva Marie Saint Drama made for television
The Carpetbaggers Edward Dmytryk George Peppard, Carroll Baker, Alan Ladd, Elizabeth Ashley, Robert Cummings, Martha Hyer, Martin Balsam Drama Paramount; based on the novel
The Cavern Edgar G. Ulmer John Saxon, Rosanna Schiaffino, Brian Aherne War drama American/German/Italian
Cheyenne Autumn John Ford Richard Widmark, Carroll Baker, James Stewart, Edward G. Robinson, Arthur Kennedy, Dolores del Río, Sal Mineo Western Warner Bros.
Circus World Henry Hathaway John Wayne, Rita Hayworth, Claudia Cardinale Drama Paramount
The Comedy of Terrors Jacques Tourneur Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff Horror comedy AIP
Crack in the World Andrew Marton Dana Andrews, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore Science fiction Paramount
The Creeping Terror Arthur J. Nelson Vic Savage Science fiction MST3K


Title Director Cast Genre Note
Dark Purpose George Marshall Shirley Jones, George Sanders Drama
Dead Ringer Paul Henreid Bette Davis, Karl Malden, Peter Lawford Horror Davis in two roles
Dear Heart Delbert Mann Glenn Ford, Geraldine Page, Angela Lansbury Comedy Warner Bros.
Devil Doll Lindsay Shonteff Bryant Haliday, William Sylvester Drama MST3K
The Disorderly Orderly Frank Tashlin Jerry Lewis, Susan Oliver, Glenda Farrell Comedy Paramount
A Distant Trumpet Raoul Walsh Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette Western Warner Bros.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Stanley Kubrick Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, James Earl Jones Comedy, Satire 4 Oscar nominations; won 4 BAFTA awards
Dumb Patrol Gerry Chiniquy Yosemite Sam Animated Warner Bros.
Empire Andy Warhol Avant-garde 8 hours
Ensign Pulver Joshua Logan Robert Walker, Jr., Burl Ives, Walter Matthau, Larry Hagman, Peter Marshall, James Coco, Jack Nicholson Comedy sequel to Mister Roberts
The Eyes of Annie Jones Reginald Le Borg Richard Conte, Francesca Annis Drama 20th Century Fox
Face of the Screaming Werewolf 3 Directors Lon Chaney, Jr. Horror Indy
Fail-Safe Sidney Lumet Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Frank Overton, Dan O'Herlihy, Larry Hagman Thriller Columbia; based on the novel
The Fall of the Roman Empire Anthony Mann Sophia Loren, James Mason, Stephen Boyd, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Quayle, Mel Ferrer, Omar Sharif, John Ireland Epic Paramount; Golden Globe for Best Original Score
False Hare Robert McKimson Bugs Bunny Animated Warner Bros.
Fanny Hill Russ Meyer Miriam Hopkins, Leticia Roman Romance
Fate Is the Hunter Ralph Nelson Glenn Ford, Rod Taylor, Nancy Kwan, Suzanne Pleshette, Constance Towers, Jane Russell Drama from Ernest K. Gann book
Father Goose Ralph Nelson Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard Romantic comedy Universal; won Oscar for screenplay
Firelight Steven Spielberg Short
First Men in the Moon Nathan Juran Edward Judd, Martha Hyer Sci-fi
The Flesh Eaters Jack Curtis Martin Kosleck Horror
Flight from Ashiya Michael Anderson Yul Brynner, Richard Widmark, George Chakiris War United Artists
Flight to Fury Monte Hellman Jack Nicholson, Dewey Martin Drama
Flipper's New Adventure Leon Benson Luke Halpin, Francesca Annis, Pamela Franklin Family based on TV series
For Those Who Think Young Leslie H. Martinson Pamela Tiffin, James Darren, Bob Denver, Nancy Sinatra, Tina Louise, Ellen Burstyn Comedy United Artists


Title Director Cast Genre Note
Get Yourself a College Girl Sidney Miller Mary Ann Mobley, Chad Everett, Nancy Sinatra Comedy MGM
A Global Affair Jack Arnold Bob Hope, Michele Mercier, Yvonne De Carlo Comedy MGM
The Golden Head Richard Thorpe George Sanders, Buddy Hackett Comedy
Good Neighbor Sam David Swift Jack Lemmon, Romy Schneider, Edward G. Robinson Comedy Columbia
Goodbye Charlie Vincente Minnelli Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Pat Boone Comedy 20th Century Fox
Hag in a Black Leather Jacket John Waters Short film
Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! Joseph Barbera and William Hanna Yogi Bear Animated feature Columbia
Honeymoon Hotel Henry Levin Robert Goulet, Robert Morse, Nancy Kwan, Jill St. John, Elsa Lanchester, Anne Helm Comedy MGM
The Horror of Party Beach Del Tenney Horror
A House Is Not a Home Russell Rouse Shelley Winters, Robert Taylor, Cesar Romero, Broderick Crawford, Kaye Ballard Drama Embassy
Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte Robert Aldrich Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Mary Astor, George Kennedy Thriller 20th Century Fox; 7 Oscar nominations; Astor's final film


Title Director Cast Genre Note
I'd Rather Be Rich Jack Smight Sandra Dee, Robert Goulet, Andy Williams Comedy Universal
The Incredible Mr. Limpet Arthur Lubin Don Knotts, Jack Weston, Carole Cook Comedy Warner Bros.
The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies Ray Dennis Steckler Ray Dennis Steckler Horror musical MST3K
Invitation to a Gunfighter Richard Wilson Yul Brynner, Janice Rule, George Segal Western United Artists
Is There a Doctor in the Mouse? Chuck Jones Animated MGM
Island of the Blue Dolphins James B. Clark Celia Kaye Drama Universal
It's Not Just You, Murray! Martin Scorsese Short
The Killers Don Siegel Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, Ronald Reagan Crime drama Reagan's final film
Kiss Me Quick! Peter Perry Frank Coe Sci-fi
Kiss Me, Stupid Billy Wilder Dean Martin, Kim Novak, Ray Walston, Cliff Osmond, Felicia Farr Comedy United Artists
Kisses for My President Curtis Bernhardt Polly Bergen, Fred MacMurray Comedy Warner Bros.
Kissin' Cousins Gene Nelson Elvis Presley, Yvonne Craig Musical MGM
Kitten with a Whip Douglas Heyes Ann-Margret, John Forsythe Crime drama MST3K


Title Director Cast Genre Note
Lilith Robert Rossen Warren Beatty, Jean Seberg, Peter Fonda Drama Columbia
Looking for Love Don Weis Connie Francis, Paula Prentiss, Johnny Carson Musical MGM
Lorna Russ Meyer Lorna Maitland Sexploitation
Mail Order Bride Burt Kennedy Buddy Ebsen, Keir Dullea, Lois Nettleton Western MGM
Man in the Middle Guy Hamilton Robert Mitchum, France Nuyen Drama 20th Century Fox; based on Howard Fast book
Man's Favorite Sport? Howard Hawks Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy Comedy Universal
Marnie Alfred Hitchcock Sean Connery, Tippi Hedren, Diane Baker Suspense Universal
Mary Poppins Robert Stevenson Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke Musical, Fantasy Disney; won 5 Oscars; based on P. L. Travers book
The Masque of the Red Death Roger Corman Vincent Price, Hazel Court Horror A.I.P.
McHale's Navy Edward Montagne Ernest Borgnine, Tim Conway, Joe Flynn Comedy Universal; based on TV series
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones Robert Stevenson Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk Comedy Disney; sequel in 1965
Monstrosity Joseph V. Mascelli Marjorie Eaton Sci-fi MST3K
The Moon-Spinners James Neilson Hayley Mills, Eli Wallach, Pola Negri Family Disney
Muscle Beach Party William Asher Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon Comedy A.I.P.
My Fair Lady George Cukor Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Stanley Holloway Musical based on Pygmalion; won 8 Academy Awards
The Naked Kiss Samuel Fuller Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley Neo-noir United Artists
The New Interns John Rich Michael Callan, Dean Jones, Telly Savalas, Barbara Eden, Inger Stevens, George Segal Drama sequel to The Interns
The Night of the Iguana John Huston Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon, Grayson Hall Drama Tennessee Williams play; 4 Oscar nominations
Nothing But a Man Michael Roemer Ivan Dixon, Yaphet Kotto Drama
Of Stars and Men John Hubley Animated
One Potato, Two Potato Larry Peerce Barbara Barrie, Bernie Hamilton Drama Best Actress award at Cannes for Barrie
The Outrage Martin Ritt Paul Newman, Laurence Harvey, Edward G. Robinson, Claire Bloom Western based on Rashomon
Pajama Party Don Weis Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk Comedy A.I.P.
Paris, When It Sizzles Richard Quine Audrey Hepburn, William Holden Romance Paramount
The Patsy Jerry Lewis Jerry Lewis, Ina Balin, Everett Sloane, Phil Harris Comedy final film of Peter Lorre
The Pawnbroker Sidney Lumet Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters Drama BAFTA award, Oscar nomination for Steiger
The Pink Phink Pink Panther Animated United Artists
The Pleasure Seekers Jean Negulesco Ann-Margret, Pamela Tiffin, Carol Lynley Romance 20th Century Fox
Point of Order Emile de Antonio Documentary
Quick, Before It Melts Delbert Mann Robert Morse, George Maharis, Anjanette Comer Comedy MGM
The Quick Gun Sidney Salkow Audie Murphy, Merry Anders, James Best Western Columbia
Quick, Let's Get Married William Dieterle Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Barbara Eden Comedy unreleased until 1971


Title Director Cast Genre Note
Rhino! Ivan Tors Robert Culp, Harry Guardino, Shirley Eaton Adventure MGM
Ride the Wild Surf Don Taylor Fabian, Shelley Fabares, Tab Hunter Romance Columbia
Rio Conchos Gordon Douglas Stuart Whitman, Richard Boone, Tony Franciosa, Edmond O'Brien, Jim Brown Western 20th Century Fox
Robin and the 7 Hoods Gordon Douglas Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Barbara Rush, Peter Falk, Bing Crosby Musical comedy Rat Pack
Robinson Crusoe on Mars Byron Haskin Adam West Sci-fi Paramount
Roustabout John Rich Elvis Presley, Barbara Stanwyck Musical Paramount
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Nicholas Webster John Call, Pia Zadora Sci-fi Embassy
Scorpio Rising Kenneth Anger Avant-garde
The Secret Invasion Roger Corman Stewart Granger, Raf Vallone, Mickey Rooney War United Artists
Send Me No Flowers Norman Jewison Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall Comedy Universal
Seven Days in May John Frankenheimer Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Fredric March, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Martin Balsam Drama Paramount; script by Rod Serling; 2 Oscar nominations
Sex and the College Girl Joseph Adler Charles Grodin, Julie Sommars, Valora Noland Comedy
Sex and the Single Girl Richard Quine Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Leslie Parrish, Lauren Bacall Romantic comedy Warner Bros.; based on a book by Helen Gurley Brown
Shell Shock John Hayes Beach Dickerson War
Shock Treatment Denis Sanders Lauren Bacall, Stuart Whitman Drama 20th Century Fox
Signpost to Murder George Englund Joanne Woodward, Stuart Whitman Drama
A Shot in the Dark Blake Edwards Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders Comedy sequel to The Pink Panther
Stage to Thunder Rock Wm. Claxton Barry Sullivan, Marilyn Maxwell, John Agar Western Paramount
The Starfighters Will Zens Bob Dorman War MST3K
Strait-Jacket William Castle Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, George Kennedy Thriller Columbia
The Strangler Burt Topper Victor Buono Thriller Allied
Surf Party Maury Dexter Patricia Morrow, Bobby Vinton Musical comedy 20th Century Fox
Teen-Age Strangler Ben Parker Sci-fi MST3K
The Thin Red Line Andrew Marton Keir Dullea, Jack Warden War from James Jones novel; remade in 1998
The Third Secret Charles Crichton Stephen Boyd, Richard Attenborough Drama 20th Century Fox
The Three Lives of Thomasina Don Chaffey Patrick McGoohan, Karen Dotrice Family
A Tiger Walks Norman Tokar Brian Keith, Vera Miles, Sabu Family Disney; Sabu's final film
Time Travelers Ib Melchior Preston Foster, Merry Anders Sci-fi
The Tomb of Ligeia Roger Corman Vincent Price, Elizabeth Shepherd Horror A.I.P.
To Trap a Spy Don Medford Robert Vaughn, David McCallum Spy drama MGM; pilot of TV series
Topkapi Jules Dassin Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell Crime United Artists; Academy Award for Ustinov
The Train John Frankenheimer Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau War drama United Artists
Two Thousand Maniacs! H.G. Lewis Connie Mason Slasher
Under Age Larry Buchanan Drama A.I.P.
The Unsinkable Molly Brown Charles Walters Debbie Reynolds, Harve Presnell, Jack Kruschen, Ed Begley, Hermione Baddeley Musical MGM; based on Broadway show; 6 Oscar nominations
The Visit Bernhard Wicki Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn Drama Fox
Viva Las Vegas George Sidney Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret Musical MGM


Title Director Cast Genre Note
What a Way to Go! J. Lee Thompson Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, Robert Cummings, Dick Van Dyke, Gene Kelly Comedy 20th Century Fox; nominated for 2 Academy Awards
Where Love Has Gone Edward Dmytryk Susan Hayward, Bette Davis, Joey Heatherton Drama MGM; based on a novel by Harold Robbins
Wild and Wonderful Michael Anderson Tony Curtis, Christine Kaufmann Romance
The World of Henry Orient George Roy Hill Peter Sellers, Paula Prentiss, Angela Lansbury, Phyllis Thaxter, Tom Bosley Comedy United Artists; based on a novel by Nora Johnson
Youngblood Hawke Delmer Daves James Franciscus, Suzanne Pleshette, Eva Gabor, Genevieve Page, Mary Astor Drama Warner Bros.; based on a novel by Herman Wouk
The Young Lovers Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. Peter Fonda, Sharon Hugueny Drama MGM
Your Cheatin' Heart Gene Nelson George Hamilton, Susan Oliver, Red Buttons Musical, biography MGM; bio of singer Hank Williams

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