20 Dec 2018; Top 5 Films You Won’t Believe Are Turning 55!

If you don’t see a film that should be on the list, please comment.

5. The Thrill of It All
This romantic comedy focuses on Doris Day’s character who plays a housewife whose sudden rise to fame as a soap spokeswoman causes chaos in her home, especially for her husband played by the late James Garner.

4. The Sword in the Stone
Cited to be one of Disney’s underrated works, this animated fantasy adventure centers on a young boy named Arthur aka Wart who is trained by the powerful wizard Merlin to become king of England.

3. Move Over, Darling
Doris Day and James Garner collaborate again in this delightful romantic comedy. This time, Day plays a missing wife thought long dead who returns to her husband after being lost at sea for five years but conflicts ensue when she discovers that he has remarried.

2. Irma La Douce
Oscar winners Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine collaborate again in this charming romantic comedy. Lemmon plays a former policeman in Paris who meets and falls in love with the titular prostitute and hatches a plan in order to get her out of that life.

1. The Great Escape
Often considered to be one of the greatest war films of all time, this entertaining and brilliant thrill ride stars Steve McQueen, James Garner, and Richard Attenborough as some of the POWs who are determined to try to escape from their German imprisonment camp during World War II.

Do you agree with the list? What is your favourite film from 1963?

Poster source: IMP (Internet Movie Poster) Awards.