Favorite Films of 1960

Updated: 7/12/14
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1.
Psycho (1960)
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A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
 
2.
The Virgin Spring (1960)
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An innocent yet pampered young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way. (89 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
3.
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
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An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes. (128 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
4.
Breathless (1960)
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A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy. (90 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
5.
The City of the Dead (1960)
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A young coed (Nan Barlow) uses her winter vacation to research a paper on witchcraft in New England... (78 mins.)
Director: John Moxey
 
6.
Eyes Without a Face (1960)
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A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face. (90 mins.)
Director: Georges Franju
 
7.
Ocean's 11 (1960)
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Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night. (127 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
8.
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
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A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it. (72 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
9.
Peeping Tom (1960)
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A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror. (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
 
10.
House of Usher (1960)
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Upon entering his fiancée's family mansion, a man discovers a savage family curse and fears that his future brother-in-law has entombed his bride-to-be prematurely. (79 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
11.
Islands of the Sea (1960 Documentary)
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(28 mins.)
 
12.
G.I. Blues (1960)
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Tulsa is a specialist in the US Army stationed in Germany. He loves to sing and has dreams to run his own nightclub when he leaves the army... (104 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
13.
Tormented (1960)
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A man lets a former flame fall to her death rather than let her interfere with his new relationship, but her ghost returns to disrupt his impending nuptials. (75 mins.)
Director: Bert I. Gordon
 
14.
Black Sunday (1960)
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A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant. Only the girl's brother and a handsome doctor stand in her way. (87 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
15.
The Time Machine (1960)
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A man's vision for a utopian society is disillusioned when travelling forward into time reveals a dark and dangerous society. (103 mins.)
Director: George Pal
 
16.
Kidnapped (1960)
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In Scotland in 1751, young David Balfour is shanghaied aboard a ship where he meets Jacobite rebel Alan Breck Stewart with whom he escapes to the Scottish Highlands, dodging the redcoats. (97 mins.)
 
17.
Flaming Star (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
West Texas in the years after the Civil War is an uneasy meeting ground of two cultures, one white. The other native American... (101 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
18.
The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)
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In 1828 Scotland, Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Knox does medical research on cadavers he buys from murderers Burke and Hare, without questioning the unethical procurement methods. (97 mins.)
Director: John Gilling
 
19.
Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
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A Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island. (126 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
 
20.
Mill of the Stone Women (1960)
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Hans arrives in a town near Amsterdam to write a story on the reclusive sculptor, Professor Val, who... (96 mins.)
Director: Giorgio Ferroni
 
21.
Blood and Roses (1960)
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A lonely and bitter young heiress - jealous of her cousin's engagement to another woman - becomes dangerously obsessed with legends surrounding a vampire ancestor, who supposedly murdered the young brides of the man she loved. (87 mins.)
Director: Roger Vadim
 
22.
13 Ghosts (1960)
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A family inherits what proves to be a haunted house, but a special pair of goggles allows them to see their ghostly tormentors. (85 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
23.
Peter Pan (1960 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In this magical tale about the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of Wendy... (100 mins.)
 
24.
Last Woman on Earth (1960)
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Ev, along with her husband, Harold, and their lawyer friend Martin, are swimming while on vacation in Puerto Rico... (71 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
25.
The Cape Canaveral Monsters (1960 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
When a couple are killed in an auto accident their bodies are immediately inhabited by extraterrestrial beings... (69 mins.)
Director: Phil Tucker
 
26.
Body in the Web (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
Survivors of a plane crash on a remote island find it is covered by spiders. When bitten, the survivors start turning into spiders! (89 mins.)
Director: Jaime Nolan
 
27.
Atom Age Vampire (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
A stripper is horribly disfigured in a car accident. A brilliant scientist develops a treatment that restores her beauty and falls in love with her... (107 mins.)