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'Fair films': Two-star (out of five) film ratings by 'The Motion Picture Guide' (Jay Robert Nash and Stanley Ralph Ross, Cinebooks, Inc.; 1927-1983)--Part I

As I've become more enthralled by cinema over the years, I have cherished reading all I possibly could about my favourite hobby. A fine resource I have discovered has been 'The Motion Picture Guide' which, in 1985, came out for films 1927-1983, then they put out annual guides till about 1999. I wish they kept on making them up to the present!

I stopped at 3200--Part II continues from there. This covers up to Page 1725 (in Volume V). Counting ones listed below, 405 (not listed in Letterboxd) the total is 3605.

This list is one of 12. There are 11, ranging by half-star increments from zero to five stars, and, inexplicably for one year, they refused to give an…

There are 61 romance films in this list released in the 1960s.

  • Akitsu Springs
  • Age of Consent
  • The Americanization of Emily
  • Amphibian Man
  • The Angel Wore Red
  • Any Wednesday
  • Anyone Can Play
  • Baby the Rain Must Fall
  • Bachelor in Paradise
  • The Dolls
  • Band of Outsiders
  • Bikini Beach
  • Billie
  • Blood and Roses
  • The Bride Wore Black
  • Cactus Flower
  • Can-Can
  • Cinderfella
  • Clambake
  • Cleopatra's Daughter
  • Come Fly with Me
  • Critic's Choice
  • East of Sudan
  • The Enchanting Shadow
  • Erik Soya's 17
  • The Big Grasshopper
  • The Fiancés
  • Fitzwilly
  • Five Bold Women
  • Flight from Ashiya
  • For Those Who Think Young
  • Frankie and Johnny
  • From the Terrace
  • The Fugitive Kind
  • Fun in Acapulco
  • A Game for Six Lovers
  • A Gathering of Eagles
  • Gidget Goes Hawaiian
  • Girl Happy
  • The Girl on a Motorcycle
  • The Glory Guys
  • The Grass Is Greener
  • Gunfight at Red Sands
  • Heldinnen
  • Heller in Pink Tights
  • Hellfighters
  • The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll
  • How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life
  • How to Stuff a Wild Bikini
  • If a Man Answers
  • Imperial Venus
  • In Search of Gregory
  • It Started in Naples
  • The Jackals
  • Billy Rose's Jumbo
  • Justine
  • Kissin' Cousins
  • Konga
  • The Visitor
  • Light Fantastic
  • Lilith