Keyword: 1960s

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 06/02/2011
The beginning of the X-Men saga - and a secret history of the Cold War and our world at the brink of nuclear Armageddon. As the first class discovers, harnesses, and comes to terms with their formidable powers, alliances are formed that will shape the eternal war between the heroes and villains of the X-Men universe. The film is set in the 1960s - the dawn of the Space Age, and a time filled...
Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 07/05/1994
Forrest Gump tells his remarkable life story to a stranger while waiting for a bus. Despite his sub-normal IQ, Gump leads a truly charmed life, with a ringside seat for many of the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century. He taught Elvis Presley to dance, became a football star and met JFK and LBJ. He served with honor in Vietnam and spoke at an anti-war rally at the...
Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 12/20/2001
From the heights of notoriety to the depths of depravity, John Forbes Nash, Jr. experiences it all. A mathematical genius, he made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery once he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. After many years of...
Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 140 minutes Release date: 12/24/2002
Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline company-all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds--much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made...
Walk the Line

Walk the Line (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 135 minutes Release date: 11/17/2005
In 1955, a tough, skinny guitar-slinger who called himself J.R. Cash walked into the soon-to-be-famous Sun Studios in Memphis. It was a moment that would have an indelible effect on American culture. With his driving freight-train chords, steel-eyed intensity and a voice as deep and black as night, Cash sang blistering songs of heartache and survival that were gutsy, full of real life and unlike...
Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 05/24/2012
On an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, two 12-year-olds fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore - and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in every which way.
Education

An Education (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/08/2009
When a bright young schoolgirl who longs for adulthood meets David, a dashing older man, he introduces her to his vibrant world of glamorous friends, chic jazz clubs and her own sexual awakening. Will she let this affair ruin her dreams of attending Oxford, as her headmistress fears?
Serious Man

A Serious Man (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 10/01/2009
The story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love with one of his more pompous acquaintances, Sy Ableman, who seems to her a more substantial person...
Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing (1987)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 08/20/1987
Its the summer of 1963 and Baby is stuck at the Catskills with her parents. Attempting to make the best of the situation, Baby attends the organized classes on merengue dancing and wig demonstration. Suddenly, all of that changes when she meets Johnny Castle, the resort's dance instructor. With Johnny, Baby learns the steps to a new dance--a dirty dance--that allows her to discover new strengths...
Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/05/2013
Llewyn Davis is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles - some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends and strangers, scaring up what work he can find, Llewyn's misadventures take him from the baskethouses of the Village to an empty Chicago club - on...
Help

The Help (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 08/09/2011
At the dawn of the civil rights movement, three Mississippi women are about to take one extraordinary step. Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss, and her mother won't be happy until she finds a husband. Aibileen, a wise African-American maid and caretaker, suffers after the loss of her own child. And Minny, Aibileen's sassy best friend, struggles to...

My All American (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 12/14/2006
Set in the turbulent early 1960s to mid-70s, the tale follows the rise of a trio of women--Effie, Deena and Lorrell--who have formed a promising girl group called The Dreamettes. At a talent competition, they are discovered by an ambitious manager named Curtis Taylor, Jr., who offers them the opportunity of a lifetime: to become the back-up singers for headliner James "Thunder" Early. Curtis...
Birds

The Birds (1963)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 03/27/1963
As beautiful socialite Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, she is inexplicably attacked by a seagull. Suddenly thousands of birds are flocking into town, preying on school children and residents in a terrifying series of attacks. Soon Mitch and Melanie are fighting for their lives against a deadly force that can't be explained and can't be stopped.

The Painting (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 04/28/2005
This is the tale that follows a world renowned art collector whose wife dies in a car crash. The distraught Midwestern asks his trusted African American driver to help him raise his son, who grows up torn between the men's two different worlds. Falling in love with the driver's niece, the two young people face the tribulations of an interracial relationship against the backdrop of the 60's Civil...
Five Minutes of Heaven

Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 08/20/2009
In 1975 in a small Northern Ireland town, 17-year-old Protestant Alistair Little, assassinated 19-year-old Catholic Jim Griffin. Jim's murder was witnessed horrifically by his 11-year-old brother, Joe Griffin, and the impact of the death destroyed Joe and his family, who could never come to terms with the loss. Little was arrested, convicted and served 12 years in prison. The film moves from a...
Chicago 10

Chicago 10 (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 02/28/2008
At the 1968 Democratic Convention, protestors, denied permits for demonstrations, repeatedly clashed with the Chicago Police Department, who waged a week-long terror campaign that resulted in riots witnessed live by a television audience of over 50 million. The events had a polarizing effect on the country. Needing to find a scapegoat for the riots, the Government held eight of the most vocal...
Dirty Deeds

Dirty Deeds (2002)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 12/31/2002
In 1960's Sydney, a gangster's illegal activities come to the attention of the Chicago mob. Realizing the potential revenue to be made from Vietnam soldiers on shore leave in the city, they decide they want a piece of the action for themselves.
From up on Poppy Hill

From up on Poppy Hill (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 03/14/2013
It's 1963, and Japan is still recovering from the devastation of World War II while preparing to host the 1964 Olympics. Yokohama high school kids Umi and Shun are caught up in these changing times when a secret from their past surfaces that casts a shadow on the future and threatens to pull them apart.
Reaching for the Moon

Reaching for the Moon (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
Grappling with writer's block, legendary American poet Elizabeth Bishop travels from New York City to Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s to visit her college friend, Mary. Hoping to find inspiration on Mary's sprawling estate, Elizabeth winds up with much more - a tempestuous relationship with Mary's bohemian partner, architect Lota de Macedo Soares, that rocks the staid writer to her foundation...
Rote Kakadu

Der Rote Kakadu (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/15/2006
In spring 1961, 20-year-old Siggi comes to Dresden to work as a scenery painter at the theater. There he falls head over heels in love with the young poet Luise, who makes him acquainted not only with the notorious dance club "Der Rote Kakadu," but also with the boisterous, impulsive Wolle, her husband. While Siggi discovers an entirely new and fascinating world in "The Red Cockatoo", he also soon...
Flawless

Flawless (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 03/27/2008
In swinging 1960s London, Laura Quinn is a bright, driven and beautiful executive at the London Diamond Corporation who finds herself frustrated by a glass ceiling after years of faithful employment, as man after man is promoted ahead of her despite her greater experience. Hobbs, the nighttime janitor at London Diamond who is virtually invisible to the executives that work there, has amassed a...
Violette

Violette (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 06/12/2014
Violette Leduc, born as an illegitimate child at the eve of last century, meets Simone de Beauvoir in St-Germain-des-Prés in the years following World War II. An intense, lifelong relationship between the two women begins: For Violette it's a quest for freedom through writing and for Simone, an established writer, she believes in Violette and thinks she is dealing with the fate of an...

Hippie Hippie Shake (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/04/2014
The story of London's 1960's counterculture scene.